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April 10th, 2009
05:36 PM ET

Beat 360° 4/10/09

Ready for today's Beat 360°? Everyday we post a picture – and you provide the caption and our staff will join in too. Tune in tonight at 10pm to see if you are our favorite! Here is the 'Beat 360°' pic: A White House carpenter, who is also a beekeeper, lends his skills to the White House after a swarm of Honey Bees nested near one of the front gates at the White House. (Credits Getty Images) Have fun with it. We're looking forward to your captions! Make sure to include your name, city, state (or country) so we can post your comment.

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soundoff (494 Responses)
  1. Mary Ann from New Jersey

    Official White House statement regarding the honey bees & beekeeping on the White House grounds:

    "To bee or not to bee"

    m. a. c., ocean city, nj

    April 10, 2009 at 6:58 pm |
  2. Curtis

    Nothing like another layer of protection for our President. This should do just the trick!

    April 10, 2009 at 6:58 pm |
  3. Melissa aka TallGirl

    The White House decided to try a new way to stimulate the economy this week....

    April 10, 2009 at 6:58 pm |
  4. Jeff Cobb Cincinnati, OH

    This is what 'bugging the White House' means in the Obama era of clean government.

    April 10, 2009 at 6:57 pm |
  5. Rick

    Lousy UFO lout loitering on the lawn

    April 10, 2009 at 6:56 pm |
  6. Tj vega

    Obama getting down to beeznus!

    April 10, 2009 at 6:56 pm |
  7. DC Addict

    Good way to KEEP scumbags away????

    April 10, 2009 at 6:56 pm |
  8. Brenda - Mililani, HI

    As part of the new experimental security system, killer bees are shown here patrolling the perimeter of the White House.

    April 10, 2009 at 6:56 pm |
  9. Preetam from Plano, TX

    Michelle : Barak, you have to eat the toast without the home grown honey from tomorrow.

    April 10, 2009 at 6:55 pm |
  10. Marwan Khadar

    Wow! Do the bees still produce "honeys" at the White House, even when Bill Clinton nolonger resides there? I didn't know that!!

    April 10, 2009 at 6:55 pm |
  11. Melanie M, Canada

    Why couldn't I have gotten "plant the White House organic garden with the First Lady" duty today??

    April 10, 2009 at 6:55 pm |
  12. Mike Kingston Canada

    Joe the Beekeeper/Carpenter has the audacity to wear his Easter Bonnet as part of his equipment to fight off the honey bees!

    April 10, 2009 at 6:55 pm |
  13. Michael A. LaCombe, Detroit, MI

    Could be worse ... I was stung twice as many times by the previous administration.

    April 10, 2009 at 6:55 pm |
  14. Timothy Gibson

    The sting of TARP, from the hive to the table.

    Tim Gibson
    San Diego, CA

    April 10, 2009 at 6:55 pm |
  15. Donna A. Reuter, Bremerton, WA

    1. The White House seeks to end the bee colony collapse syndrome crisis.

    2. Introducing one the tools in the Obama's White House organic gardening toolbox: Bees for pollination. Next up: Bats for insect control/pollination duty.

    April 10, 2009 at 6:55 pm |
  16. Jean Adams

    white house employee prepares area where wall street bankers have to stand naked for 2 hrs in order to get further bailout money.

    April 10, 2009 at 6:54 pm |
  17. Sohail

    The latest in "Bee"-spoke haberdashery.

    April 10, 2009 at 6:53 pm |
  18. geno oklahoma

    none of your beeswax ! that hat sure is bee-coming ! is BeeRack Obama home ! what's that beehind you !

    everyone's a bee-ping comedian

    April 10, 2009 at 6:53 pm |
  19. Beverly Stansfield Lindenhurst IL

    Good God, no wonder that we were so badly stung by the economy. I have to rid the White House of this potential threat. These must have been left here by that Rove guy.

    April 10, 2009 at 6:52 pm |
  20. chrysanthevonne

    who knew they were so sweet

    April 10, 2009 at 6:52 pm |
  21. kelly pavone

    Oh, look a map where you can find osama bin laden..

    kelly pavone tampa florida

    April 10, 2009 at 6:51 pm |
  22. Metria

    Michelle misunderstood when Barack asked, "Can I get some, honey?"

    April 10, 2009 at 6:50 pm |
  23. Rick K. Dover, NH

    Breaking News: The White House goes on high alert when spy drones and thousands of soldiers have reportedly made it past the front gate; a take-over plot is suspected as they have brought a queen with them.

    April 10, 2009 at 6:50 pm |
  24. Kevin Haggith Toronto

    Obama is to America what bees are to honey!

    April 10, 2009 at 6:50 pm |
  25. Sherrod Deputy

    Christians disguised as bees swarming the White House for re-entry.
    Amen.

    April 10, 2009 at 6:49 pm |
  26. Mary

    " I would ask for a raise, but the economy is too bad."

    April 10, 2009 at 6:49 pm |
  27. Dina

    The kids will never find the Easter eggs this year.

    Joe the Plumber is at his second job.

    HONEY, I shrunk the kids!

    Katy, Texas

    April 10, 2009 at 6:48 pm |
  28. Brandon - Olympia, WA

    A new staffer gets stuck with the job of having to check that all of the bees have their White House passes.

    April 10, 2009 at 6:48 pm |
  29. Varada from Plano, TX

    Wow IMMAC Multi family home LOOKS LIKE A MODEL.Great open floorplan with lots of windows and great views of the White House!
    One gallon of honey free at the closing.

    April 10, 2009 at 6:48 pm |
  30. susan Stansfield, Lindenhurst, IL

    Okay you little pollinators show us what you're made of.

    April 10, 2009 at 6:48 pm |
  31. Brandon - Olympia, WA

    A new staffer gets stuck with the job of having to check that all of the bees have they're White House passes.

    April 10, 2009 at 6:47 pm |
  32. Michael Hall

    They really know how to the "B" in Barack!

    April 10, 2009 at 6:47 pm |
  33. Jackie Diaz

    Jackie Diaz
    Cape Coral, FL

    "As a belated April Fool's joke for former president George W. Bush, Barack Obama invites his predecessor to come out to D.C and check out the new commemorative 'Bush Bee Sanctuary' he's had placed in the shrubbery out front. Little did Georgie know..."

    April 10, 2009 at 6:46 pm |
  34. James J. Fassler Mill Valley,Ca.

    A HUMAN BEEing !

    April 10, 2009 at 6:46 pm |
  35. Simone, Switzerland

    to all the hollywood producers out there: i would like to be played by huge jackman in "the attack of the killer bees"...

    April 10, 2009 at 6:45 pm |
  36. Jon - Melbourne, FL

    When they said everyone was coming to Washington for a bailout, they weren't kidding!

    April 10, 2009 at 6:45 pm |
  37. Paul - San Francisco, CA

    This years White House Easter egg hunt will BEE very entertaining !!

    April 10, 2009 at 6:45 pm |
  38. Jennifer Deputy

    I am trying to take the sting out of Obama's Politics this week!

    April 10, 2009 at 6:44 pm |
  39. Shazia Arain

    Gosh Mrs. Obama! I understand the veggie garden has been a succes with media so far , but do we really need to grow our own bee hive and make our own honey now ?

    April 10, 2009 at 6:44 pm |
  40. Lloyd, Evansville, In.

    "This is a job I'd gladly give to a migrant gardener."

    April 10, 2009 at 6:44 pm |
  41. Donald Carey

    Don't worry, bee happy!

    April 10, 2009 at 6:44 pm |
  42. James J. Fassler Mill Valley,Ca.

    How Sweet it Is !

    April 10, 2009 at 6:44 pm |
  43. Jon - Melbourne, FL

    This is what happens when the Secret Service agent who was supposed to bring the coffee forgets.

    April 10, 2009 at 6:44 pm |
  44. lance thompson from michigan

    vice president biden finally gets to work.

    April 10, 2009 at 6:44 pm |
  45. Susan

    AIG Executive harvesting Honey on Whitehouse Lawn

    April 10, 2009 at 6:43 pm |
  46. Glenn Brewer

    Bee's attempt to rally against North Korea's missile launch.

    April 10, 2009 at 6:43 pm |
  47. Jeff Cobb Cincinnati, OH

    Well, I did say I would do ANYTHING to work at the White House. Me and my big mouth! Which is clamped tightly shut, at the moment, thank you!

    April 10, 2009 at 6:43 pm |
  48. Monica Faridi

    Who needs a fly on the wall when you can release a swarm of beas?

    April 10, 2009 at 6:43 pm |
  49. Bob Mesa of Arizona

    OUCH!, OUCH!,OUCH!, OUCH!, OUCH!!!, OUCH!!!!, OOOOOOUUUUUCCCCHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    April 10, 2009 at 6:43 pm |
  50. zach niemiec

    Vice President biden's failed attemped at a joke.....He left people buzzing...others felt stung.

    April 10, 2009 at 6:42 pm |
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