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Michelle Obama helps children track Santa's Christmas Eve journey - with NORAD
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Posted on 12/25/2010 4:37:18 PM PST by traumer

Michelle Obama joined an American festive tradition when she fielded calls to a Santa-tracking switchboard last night.

The North American Aerospace Command (NORAD) has been tracking Santa's Christmas Eve travels for 55 years but this is the first time an American First Lady has joined in the fun.

A telephone link from Hawaii, where the Obamas are spending Christmas break, to NORAD, the joint U.S.-Canada command that monitors the North American skies from a control centre in Colorado Springs, allowed Mrs Obama to speak to excited American children keen to know Santa's whereabouts.

The White House said Mrs Obama took calls for 40 minutes and spoke with children from at least a dozen families.

'I was ecstatic because I was talking to the president's wife,' said Evan Race, 10.

'I was really surprised' said his eight-year-old sister Anna. Seven-year-old Colin Race also got to talk with Mrs Obama.

NORAD Tracks Santa, the official name of the exercise, began in 1955 when a Colorado Springs newspaper ad invited kids to talk to Santa on a hotline.

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1 posted on 12/25/2010 4:37:20 PM PST by traumer
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To: traumer

I am all wee-weed too..... :o)


2 posted on 12/25/2010 4:38:48 PM PST by traumer
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To: traumer

Oh, PLEASE.


3 posted on 12/25/2010 4:39:45 PM PST by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: patriot08

;o)


4 posted on 12/25/2010 4:40:34 PM PST by traumer
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To: traumer

So she’s not a muslim? Excuse my ignorance; stories about her are usually uninteresting/annoying/offensive/etc.


5 posted on 12/25/2010 4:41:07 PM PST by Silentgypsy
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To: traumer

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0cPXEo6gqBI&feature=related


6 posted on 12/25/2010 4:42:25 PM PST by tumblindice (Mexico: The World's Outhouse)
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To: Silentgypsy

Ain’t Esther is on the job.


7 posted on 12/25/2010 4:44:47 PM PST by screaminsunshine (Americanism vs Communism)
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To: screaminsunshine

The Rookie & the Wookie. Just marvelous.


8 posted on 12/25/2010 4:47:41 PM PST by Ouderkirk (Democrats...the party of Slavery, Segregation, Sodomy, and Sedition)
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To: screaminsunshine

Now THEY have your phone # and GPS co-ordinates....


9 posted on 12/25/2010 4:48:25 PM PST by traumer
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To: screaminsunshine

No, Aunt Esther is though.


10 posted on 12/25/2010 4:49:14 PM PST by goseminoles
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To: traumer
Mesquite
11 posted on 12/25/2010 4:49:35 PM PST by Berlin_Freeper (Stupid Obama still lacks the experience needed to be President.)
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To: traumer

But I am so under the Radar it will not help them.


12 posted on 12/25/2010 4:50:02 PM PST by screaminsunshine (Americanism vs Communism)
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To: traumer

Was she shoveling ice cream down her throat at the time?


13 posted on 12/25/2010 4:50:56 PM PST by Cisco Nix (Real Conservatives stay sober and focused)
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To: traumer
'I was ecstatic because I was talking to the president's wife,' said Evan Race, 10.

No, little Evan, you were being used.

14 posted on 12/25/2010 4:52:37 PM PST by rickmichaels
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To: traumer

What she won’t tell us is that they have put up a no fly zone around the white house for Santa because they don’t believe in giving gifts to children.

Bastards.


15 posted on 12/25/2010 4:52:55 PM PST by RetSignman ("It's about saving our Republic, STUPID")
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To: traumer

She doesn’t celebrate Christmas but helps track Santa. And she tells what one of her girls wants for Christmas. These people will lie about anything.


16 posted on 12/25/2010 4:54:25 PM PST by Terry Mross ( Reagan made one mistake: He chose Bush as his veep. We've been paying for it ever since.)
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To: traumer
Santa better watch out.

Last year Michelle stole his belt!

17 posted on 12/25/2010 4:54:39 PM PST by anglian
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To: Cisco Nix

Santa would not need all those reigndeer. Just have MOsquach pull the damn thing herself.


18 posted on 12/25/2010 4:55:33 PM PST by GlockThe Vote (Who needs Al Queda to worry about when we have Obama?)
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To: traumer

Janet Napolitano was trying to get the AF to shoot Santa down, claiming she was protecting the “American People”.


19 posted on 12/25/2010 5:08:42 PM PST by OrioleFan (Republicans believe every day is the 4th of July, democrats believe every day is April 15.)
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To: GlockThe Vote

“Just have MOsquach”

I close my eyes and pretend I’m Santa. I can not see around that fat ass. I crash into a chim...... lol


20 posted on 12/25/2010 5:15:13 PM PST by Cisco Nix (Real Conservatives stay sober and focused)
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To: anglian

Is she going to a zombie ball?


21 posted on 12/25/2010 5:19:32 PM PST by bushpilot1
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To: Cisco Nix

Ha ha.


22 posted on 12/25/2010 5:20:16 PM PST by GlockThe Vote (Who needs Al Queda to worry about when we have Obama?)
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To: RetSignman
Tracking concluded...
23 posted on 12/25/2010 5:21:58 PM PST by traumer
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To: anglian
Tell me this photo is a joke or photo-shopped! She looks like a clown. The shirt is much to tight and her hips look enormous. Don't most women (not to mention FLOTUS types)want to disguise a big, huge, fat arse...not highlight it with skin tight materials?

I thought she didn't celebrate Christmas...so what's up with the Santa/NORAD PR crap? These two are so full of lies and fraud, it literally makes me sick. Either that or too much pumpkin pie. Nope...it's them.

24 posted on 12/25/2010 5:41:43 PM PST by Pigsley
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To: Pigsley
Not photo-shopped.
25 posted on 12/25/2010 5:50:10 PM PST by anglian
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To: traumer

Was she following Santa’s sleigh in the Millennium Falcon?


26 posted on 12/25/2010 5:53:18 PM PST by submarinerswife (Stay focused and determined. Our destination is NOVEMBER!!)
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To: anglian

Like I said: MOSQUATCH.


27 posted on 12/25/2010 5:56:00 PM PST by GlockThe Vote (Who needs Al Queda to worry about when we have Obama?)
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To: anglian
Wow. That get up looks even worse from behind.

I can only imagine that she has surrounded herself with yes men that tell that the media is right...she is a Fit, International Icon .

What a fool. And what an embarrassment to our country. Oh, how I miss Laura Bush.

28 posted on 12/25/2010 5:56:39 PM PST by Pigsley
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To: anglian

http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://thisblksistaspage.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/saartjiebaartman.jpg&imgrefurl=http://thisblksistaspage.wordpress.com/2010/10/20/trailer-for-venus-noire-the-film-about-the-hottentot-venus-saartjie-baartman-of-south-africa/&h=600&w=451&sz=86&tbnid=exTkyql0jby6FM:&tbnh=259&tbnw=195&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dhottentot%2Bvenus&zoom=1&q=hottentot+venus&hl=en&usg=__gs5HcFd6kSWg7w3Z-dNU_nPjfbc=&sa=X&ei=sJ4WTZizLuiHnAe0vKCwDg&sqi=2&ved=0CBkQ9QEwAA


29 posted on 12/25/2010 6:05:49 PM PST by tumblindice
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To: traumer

It’s not every day kids get to talk to a real life Wookie.


30 posted on 12/25/2010 6:07:18 PM PST by buccaneer81 (ECOMCON)
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To: Pigsley

Sadly I don’t think that was shopped. This is not the first time for the FLOTUS to dress, uh, different.


31 posted on 12/25/2010 6:10:49 PM PST by matt04
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To: traumer

” I was ecstatic because I was talking to the president’s wife,’ said Evan Race, 10.”

Reggie Love was answering the phone ?


32 posted on 12/25/2010 6:12:03 PM PST by Wild Irish Rogue
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To: matt04

I’d hit it.


33 posted on 12/25/2010 6:17:12 PM PST by GlockThe Vote (Who needs Al Queda to worry about when we have Obama?)
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To: traumer

The Obamas do not celebrate Christmas and have said they don’t give their daughters Christmas presents. So, why was she doing this??? Couldn’t be for publicity, could it?


34 posted on 12/25/2010 6:26:42 PM PST by bgill (K Parliament- how could a young man born in Kenya who is not even a native American become the POTUS)
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To: anglian

Hey, where’s the warning!!!


35 posted on 12/25/2010 6:29:33 PM PST by bgill (K Parliament- how could a young man born in Kenya who is not even a native American become the POTUS)
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To: GlockThe Vote

“I’d hit it.”
I wouldn’t know where to start. Note that both her daughters appear to have given up trying to put their arms around them. The First Lady’s buttocks may be one of the marvels of the modern world.
Here’s the obligatory video.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ImZTwYwCug

FR medicos: Is is possible for buttocks to `metastasize’? In every photo I see of them they seem to have grown, and at an almost exponential rate.
Causation: Rich diet? Lack of exercize/too much exercize? Heredity? How big do you think they could get? Twice as big? Even bigger?


36 posted on 12/25/2010 6:58:45 PM PST by tumblindice (On `All Things Gluteus Maximus' NPR looks into Mrs. Obama's stretch pants.)
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To: tumblindice

I was kidding. I don’t think a cocktail mix of viagra cialis whiskey and hundred dollar bills could get me “ready” to perform if you catch me. Lol.


37 posted on 12/25/2010 7:03:58 PM PST by GlockThe Vote (Who needs Al Queda to worry about when we have Obama?)
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To: anglian

OMG that outfit is horrendous. Those bands around her arms show how tight the sweater is. She couldn’t button the sweater if she tried. Certainly not over that hideous wide belt.

Does this woman have a mirror?


38 posted on 12/25/2010 7:04:18 PM PST by ladyjane
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To: traumer

Well, isn’t that “Big” of her?


39 posted on 12/25/2010 7:28:48 PM PST by A_Former_Democrat (NO MOS-que AP: It's the "GROUND ZERO MOSQUE")
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To: traumer
Is Santa bringing a believable long form birth certificate for Mr. Wookie?


Frowning takes 68 muscles.
Smiling takes 6.
Pulling this trigger takes 2.
I'm lazy.

40 posted on 12/25/2010 7:31:53 PM PST by The Comedian (Government: Saving people from freedom since time immemorial.)
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To: traumer
"I was ecstatic because I was talking to the president's wife", said Evan Race, 10."

What fabricated BS by the writer.

I'm 120 years old and only learned how to pronounce "ecstatic" a couple years ago.

41 posted on 12/25/2010 7:37:39 PM PST by MinuteGal
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To: anglian

Santa better watch out.
Last year Michelle stole his belt!

And it’s buckled in the last hole!


42 posted on 12/25/2010 8:46:27 PM PST by CrazyIvan (What's "My Struggle" in Kenyan?)
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To: MinuteGal

I’m 120 years old and only learned how to pronounce “ecstatic” a couple years ago.

You don’t look a day over 95!


43 posted on 12/25/2010 8:47:55 PM PST by CrazyIvan (What's "My Struggle" in Kenyan?)
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To: GlockThe Vote

“24/7—We Gots Wood.”
Treebeard & the Ents

I bought a Ruger SR9, Glockster. Sweeeeet!


44 posted on 12/25/2010 9:08:38 PM PST by tumblindice (On `All Things Gluteus Maximus' NPR's Nina Totenkopf looks into Mrs. Obama's stretch pants.)
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To: bgill
The Obamas do not celebrate Christmas and have said they don’t give their daughters Christmas presents. So, why was she doing this??? Couldn’t be for publicity, could it?

I'm sure it was all PR, a "touchy-feely" moment to try to make them look like regular people. BS. They are elitist to the core. MOsquatch couldn't spell NORAD let alone name where it's headquarters is, or even guess as to who else (other than the US) is involved in it.

What a nightmare. If my kids were young enough to be calling in to ask where Santa was, mo is one of the last people on Earth I'd want them to talk to. Well, at least she is a few dozen people above her husband hussein who would come in at about dead last.

45 posted on 12/25/2010 9:15:17 PM PST by ThunderSleeps (Stop obama now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: traumer; All

In the words of the immortal Church Lady -

“Welllllll, isn’t that special.”


46 posted on 12/25/2010 10:16:19 PM PST by llandres
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“Wow. That get up looks even worse from behind.”

No, it’s not the getup. Her behind looks even worse from behind - LOL


47 posted on 12/25/2010 10:26:21 PM PST by llandres
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To: tumblindice

You’re killin’ me! ROFLM(own)AO!!!


48 posted on 12/25/2010 10:30:38 PM PST by llandres
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To: traumer

Where was the barf alert?


49 posted on 12/25/2010 11:21:31 PM PST by celtic gal
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To: tumblindice

So that is what it is..a fertility..oh I can’t say it or I’ll be banned!


50 posted on 12/25/2010 11:27:14 PM PST by celtic gal
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