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    “Inpeach Obama”

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    • “Inpeach Obama”

      As I passed, I wondered: “Did this author know what ‘inpeach’ ment?”

      Spotted on West St. in Rutland, VT.

      Spotted on West St. in Rutland, VT.


      Then it struck me: Seriously, though, this is a wonderful summer idea — imagine the president amid cool, sweet peaches during this hot summer.
      Yes, in-peach him! It looks dandy, and he could use a treat!

      Yes, in-peach him! It looks dandy, and he could use a treat!

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