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Michelle Obama On Trayvon Shooting:

Posted on 04/18/2012 9:26:01 AM PDT by Why So Serious

"There Isn't A One-Shot Solution To This"

http://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2012/04/17/michelle_obama_on_trayvon_shooting_isnt_a_one-shot_solution_to_this.html

I beg to differ!


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1 posted on 04/18/2012 9:26:03 AM PDT by Why So Serious
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To: Why So Serious

MARTIN: Well, before we let you go — and just a couple of other issues in the news we wanted to ask you about — and we really do appreciate the opportunity to talk with you. We’ve been spending a lot of time, as you might imagine, covering the aftermath of the death of Trayvon Martin. And your, you know, husband made the point that if he — if you and he had a son, he would probably look like Trayvon Martin. And you can imagine that this has been a particularly painful episode for a lot of people in this country. We’ve been hearing that there are parents of all backgrounds who find this story troubling, but then now we also hear that there are people who find this whole issue divisive. And I wanted to ask if you feel that there’s something we could learn from this that might be healing to the country. Is there a way to talk about this that might be constructive or helpful for the country?

MRS. OBAMA: Well, you know, first, I — all I can say is that, you know, my heart goes out to the parents, because we all as parents understand the tragedy of that kind of loss, and I think that’s really the thing that most people connect to. And it’s important for us not to lose sight of the fact that this is a family that’s grieving and there’s been a tremendous loss. And we all have to rally around that piece of it.

Talking is good. Conversations have to be forever. You know, they can’t come in spits and starts when there’s an incident. I think we all need, as a country, to continue to talk about these issues, to understand our communities and the challenges that we face, which are different and unique depending upon where you live. It’s all about, you know, continuing to get to know ourselves in a very diverse and complicated country that is America. It is a wonderful place to live. But because it is so diverse, our challenges are complex. So there isn’t, you know, a one-shot solution to this. It is complicated. It takes time. It takes openness. It takes compassion. It takes patience. And it takes a lot of work. So we should all be ready to roll up our sleeves and keep doing that work.


2 posted on 04/18/2012 9:32:27 AM PDT by kanawa
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To: Why So Serious
Dumbass! Dumbass! Double Dumbass! (Just trying out my formatting tags)
3 posted on 04/18/2012 9:32:33 AM PDT by pingman (Durn tootin'; I like Glock shootin'!)
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To: Why So Serious
they can’t come in spits and starts

~smh~

4 posted on 04/18/2012 9:34:19 AM PDT by kanawa
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To: kanawa

These people really are box-of-hammers dumb.


5 posted on 04/18/2012 9:36:05 AM PDT by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: kanawa

Remember when Moosechelle said that this was the first time she was proud to be an American. Now she’s preaching how beautiful the country is( as long as you keep the crackers in their place)


6 posted on 04/18/2012 9:38:04 AM PDT by shadeaud ( “Pray for Obama. Psalm 109:8”. Just doing my duty a Christian)
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To: kanawa

That hospital must have been SO SATISFIED with their $300K/yr Wookie investment plan. That’s corruption at its finest.


7 posted on 04/18/2012 9:39:10 AM PDT by tgusa (gun control: deep breath, sight alignment, squeeze the trigger .......)
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To: kanawa

She isn’t -—you know-—a —you know—brain surgeon.


8 posted on 04/18/2012 9:45:16 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Venturer
You have to have a “brain” to be a “Brain Surgeon”.
9 posted on 04/18/2012 9:47:50 AM PDT by Kickass Conservative (A day without Obama is like a day without a Tsunami.)
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To: kanawa

The Trayvon situation was solved with one shot.


10 posted on 04/18/2012 9:51:51 AM PDT by lurk
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To: pingman

Statements like this crack me up as well:

“It takes compassion. It takes patience. And it takes a lot of work. So we should all be ready to roll up our sleeves and keep doing that work.”

All they do is talk. And their words, the way they are strung together, have absolutely no meaning whatsoever. Just talk for the sake of talk.


11 posted on 04/18/2012 9:54:42 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: tgusa

No doubt they were. After all, that $300,000+ bribe to the Illegal and Moochelle got a $1,200,000 earmark from the Ilegal for Moochelle’s employer. Four to one in less than a year is a great, Mafia grade, ROI.


13 posted on 04/18/2012 9:59:10 AM PDT by libstripper
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To: tgusa

No doubt they were. After all, that $300,000+ bribe to the Illegal and Moochelle got a $1,200,000 earmark from the Ilegal for Moochelle’s employer. Four to one in less than a year is a great, Mafia grade, ROI.


14 posted on 04/18/2012 9:59:17 AM PDT by libstripper
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To: kanawa

What is smh?


15 posted on 04/18/2012 10:05:05 AM PDT by EEGator
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To: pingman
It’s all about, you know, continuing to get to know ourselves in a very diverse and complicated country that is America

Something about her calling America a very "complicated" country stuck in my craw. Just another look at what Michelle thinks of this wonderful country.

16 posted on 04/18/2012 10:10:39 AM PDT by Kharis13 (That noise you hear is our Founding Fathers spinning in their graves.)
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To: EEGator

Shaking my head?

At least that’s what I was doing when I read the article.


17 posted on 04/18/2012 10:11:43 AM PDT by onemiddleamerican (FUBO and all your terrorist buddies)
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To: EEGator

http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=smh

“shaking my head”


18 posted on 04/18/2012 10:14:04 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Queeg Olbermann: Ahh, but the strawberries that's... that's where I had them.)
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To: cuban leaf

I can’t believe her handlers weren’t smart enough to have Michelle memorize a nice, smooth, loving albeit innocuous answer. With the exception of her comments about Trayvon’s family, the rest of her little speech was a bunch of gibberish with the sole purpose of not offending anybody.


19 posted on 04/18/2012 10:14:33 AM PDT by Krankor
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets; onemiddleamerican

Thank you. I’ve seen people using it in comments in news articles and on Facebook. I had no idea what they were talking about.


20 posted on 04/18/2012 10:19:40 AM PDT by EEGator
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To: kanawa
Two paragraphs and six "you knows" in a string of spit and drivel and words without a cogent thought.

Today, the liberal will spout many words, not really sentences, and not exactly intended to present thought, just to fill time and space.

It makes, you know, me, you know, want to, you know, barf, and you know, eat a, you know, dog.

21 posted on 04/18/2012 10:27:55 AM PDT by USS Alaska (Nuke the terrorists savages.)
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To: cuban leaf
All they do is talk. And their words, the way they are strung together, have absolutely no meaning whatsoever. Just talk for the sake of talk.
Sometimes they have meaning. Hidden meaning. Codespeak for what they really want to accomplish, like disarm America, both in terms of the 2nd amendment and in terms of National Defense.
22 posted on 04/18/2012 10:40:57 AM PDT by samtheman
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To: Why So Serious

One shot solutions are just fine. It means you hit what you were aiming at....


23 posted on 04/18/2012 10:50:52 AM PDT by Adder (Da bro has GOT to go!)
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To: 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten

Why you gotta disrespect hammers like that?

At least hammers are useful.


24 posted on 04/18/2012 11:18:42 AM PDT by Jack Burton007 (This is Jack Burton in the Pork Chop Express, and I'm talkin' to whoever's listenin' out there.)
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To: libstripper

There was something about some young man who got a grant- I think it was $1,000,000- from BO’s district to build a gazebo in Chicago- or some small building like that.

Then he disappeared with the money and it was never built.

But!!!

Here is a link that is absolutely RIVETING!!! It is a timeline from BO’s entire life. Enjoy!

http://howdypodna.com/obamatimeline.html


25 posted on 04/18/2012 11:19:03 AM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
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