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Michelle Obama Says Colleges Must Serve the Under-Served: “Just Look at Me’
Cybercast News Service ^ | January 17, 2014 - 10:02 AM | Susan Jones

Posted on 01/19/2014 4:26:39 PM PST by Olog-hai

First lady Michelle Obama says in the years ahead, she’ll spend more and more of her time trying to get “underserved” young people into college.

Speaking at the White House on Thursday, she told a gathering of college administrators they must do more to encourage poor kids to enroll in their schools—an effort that will benefit the schools as well:

So believe me, these will be some of the best alumni you could possibly ask for, because after everything these kids will have overcome to get into college and get through college, believe me, they will have all the skills they need to run our businesses and our labs and to teach in our classrooms and to lead our communities.

Just look at me…and the countless success stories from the organizations and schools represented here in this room. That’s how we will win—this country. We will win by tapping the full potential of all of our young people, so that we can grow our economy and move this country forward. …


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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Chit/Chat; Education; Society
KEYWORDS: college; lookatme; michelleobama; narcissism; underserved
Experts at saying nothing verbosely, both of them. Never mind trying to make the world revolve around them . . .
1 posted on 01/19/2014 4:26:39 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

““Just Look at Me’

I always do before I flush..


2 posted on 01/19/2014 4:30:17 PM PST by max americana (fired liberals in our company last election, and I laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: Olog-hai

The “under-served” don’t need any programming. Sending them to college is a waste of time and money. It’s cheaper for the communists to hook them with freebies. So far, that’s working out well. Why waste the money giving it to a bunch of Marxist professors?


3 posted on 01/19/2014 4:30:20 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Where are Holder's "po folks" getting the I.D.s to sign up for ObamaCare?)
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To: Olog-hai

There are too many undeserving kids in college already.


4 posted on 01/19/2014 4:30:47 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Olog-hai

You’re a lot of things lady but under-served isn’t one of them.


5 posted on 01/19/2014 4:31:34 PM PST by John W (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: Olog-hai

“When I first arrived at school as a first-generation college student, I didn’t know anyone on campus except my brother. I didn’t know how to pick the right classes or find the right buildings. I didn’t even bring the right size sheets for my dorm room bed. I didn’t realize those beds were so long. So I was a little overwhelmed and a little isolated” Michelle Robinson-Obama

Moron alert.


6 posted on 01/19/2014 4:32:51 PM PST by Ray76 (How modern liberals think: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eaE98w1KZ-c)
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To: Olog-hai
"Just look at me"

EEEeeewwww!

7 posted on 01/19/2014 4:33:26 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Olog-hai

Just what we need more and more unprepared and unmotivated students attending colleges.

How about a different proposal: students who want to attend colleges first attend high schools that encourage learning and self discipline. Also, encourage students who are not ready for a four year college to attend a community college for two or three years. The service academies have some type of prep schools for student who have graduated from high school but are not ready for the academic and physical training demands at the academies. There is no b.s. at these prep schools and no one is harassed “for acting white.”


8 posted on 01/19/2014 4:33:31 PM PST by Maine Mariner
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To: Olog-hai

Sasquatch is on the war path


9 posted on 01/19/2014 4:34:32 PM PST by Viennacon
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To: Olog-hai

MO was NOT a poor, underprivileged girl. Her father had a great job with the City of Chicago. She was from a well-to-do family. Neither she, nor her consort, ever had life as difficult as do many African-Americans today.

What a crock she is trying to dump on people.


10 posted on 01/19/2014 4:38:57 PM PST by madison10
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To: Olog-hai

Is that Un-DESERVED or underserved????? More like the former.


11 posted on 01/19/2014 4:39:38 PM PST by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Olog-hai

Just look at me, or read my senior essay. Even with college I couldn’t write.


12 posted on 01/19/2014 4:39:51 PM PST by Yaelle
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To: Olog-hai
Yes we must serve the under-served and they must follow in her footsteps by...

* Going to College and get a non STEM degree and hang out with Marxist leaning organizations and fellow Marxist travelers and produce a crappy thesis paper.
* Get a rain maker job @ a Hospital for unkuboko bucks while your hubby is climbing the political ladder.
* Surrender you law license because? Because we don't know why, the books are sealed and the whole thing smells like rotten fish.

Yes we need hundreds of thousands to follow in her footsteps rather than get jobs in the new oil revolution with a technical degree and be earning 70 to 100k in a couple of years out of school....

Na, get on your parents health care till' 26', take out a bazillion in student loans and follow Michelle!

13 posted on 01/19/2014 4:40:54 PM PST by taildragger (The E-GOP won't know what hit them, The Party of Reagan is almost here, hang tight folks....)
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To: John W; BenLurkin
Undeserved comes to mind re Moochelle & her bunch ...
14 posted on 01/19/2014 4:41:20 PM PST by mikrofon (Weekend BUMP)
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To: Olog-hai

“Must do more”??? We already admit FAR TOO MANY people through racial, poverty, and immigration preferences who are totally unqualified for college, had no serious prep in K-12, and don’t really want to be there. Then colleges let them skate by without any serious scholarship and graduate them with worthless degrees. Just look a Mooch’s senior thesis — it’s a “woe is me” racial grievances stinker.


15 posted on 01/19/2014 4:42:14 PM PST by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: Olog-hai
"Just Look at Me"

Wasn't Moochelle's biggest accomplishment large scale patient dumping on taxpayer supported hospitals?

16 posted on 01/19/2014 4:43:44 PM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: Olog-hai

“”“Just Look at Me’””

Not without a full coverage burka!


17 posted on 01/19/2014 4:46:24 PM PST by dalereed
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To: Olog-hai

She missed the PERFECT opportunity to encourage then to work hard like she did....

“She attended Whitney Young High School, Chicago’s first magnet high school. The round trip commute from the Robinsons’ South Side home to the Near West Side, where the school was located, took three hours. She was on the honor roll for four years, took advanced placement classes, a member of the National Honor Society and served as student council treasurer. Michelle graduated in 1981 as the salutatorian of her class.


18 posted on 01/19/2014 4:47:42 PM PST by Bryan24 (When in doubt, move to the right..........)
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To: Olog-hai

win—this country.?

the countrys now beome a trophy has it?

neither obama knows how to run anything but their mouthes


19 posted on 01/19/2014 4:49:10 PM PST by MeshugeMikey (This Message NOT Approved By The N.S.A.)
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To: Olog-hai

The college-for-all model isn’t working
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3098399/posts

Prof offers class help to ‘STUDENTS OF COLOR ONLY’
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3067526/posts

A Nation of Working-Class Dropouts
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3061487/posts


20 posted on 01/19/2014 4:50:43 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (Jealousy is when you count someone else's blessings instead of your own.)
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To: Olog-hai

Underserved = lazy and looking for someone to do the work for them.


21 posted on 01/19/2014 4:51:14 PM PST by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: Olog-hai

The under served unfortunately, are the unintelligent...


22 posted on 01/19/2014 4:53:27 PM PST by babygene ( .)
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To: Olog-hai
“Just Look at Me’

Do we have to?


23 posted on 01/19/2014 4:55:37 PM PST by MuttTheHoople (Nothing is more savage and brutal than justifiably angry Americans. DonÂ’t believe me? Ask the Germa)
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To: MuttTheHoople

I see what you did there! :)


24 posted on 01/19/2014 4:56:49 PM PST by Ditter
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To: Olog-hai

Is she already done pimping Husseincare?


25 posted on 01/19/2014 4:59:32 PM PST by Libloather (Embrace the suck)
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To: Olog-hai

Maybe they should build more prison cells and serve them right!


26 posted on 01/19/2014 5:00:30 PM PST by Red_Devil 232 ((VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!))
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To: Olog-hai
What happens when the so-called "under-served" graduate college with undeserved degrees and then under-perform in jobs?

Will the government force businesses to hire these college students or face retaliation by the IRS and SEC? Will businesses be prevented from firing under-performing employees because of their race, regardless of their qualifications for the job?

-PJ

27 posted on 01/19/2014 5:01:31 PM PST by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: Olog-hai
Just look at me.
28 posted on 01/19/2014 5:04:21 PM PST by JPG (Yes We Can morphs into Make It Hurt.)
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To: Olog-hai

“”But then I had an opportunity to participate in a three-week on-campus orientation program that helped me get a feel for the rhythm of college life, and once school started, I discovered the campus cultural center, the Third World Center, where I found students and staff who came from families and communities that were similar to my own.””

THIRD WORLD CENTER? And right there she got the idea she would pair up with a like minded person and together they would see to it that the United States became a third world country! Great work, Michelle. We’re so proud of you - BARF!

Her college experience was soooooo much different from every other freshman, don’t you know? Me - Me - Me - Me!!!!


29 posted on 01/19/2014 5:11:52 PM PST by Thank You Rush
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To: JPG

What man would dare to go to sleep at night with that in the same house?


30 posted on 01/19/2014 5:13:20 PM PST by Thank You Rush
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To: Olog-hai

If our high schools did a better job, colleges could be more selective.


31 posted on 01/19/2014 5:24:06 PM PST by Vermont Lt (If you want to keep your dignity, you can keep it. Period........ Just kidding, you can't keep it.)
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To: Olog-hai
How many people know anyone when they first arrive at college? How many people know where all the buildings are? How many know what courses they will sign up for before they get a course catalog? Furthermore, how many people need a special navigators to help them with that?

MO must be a complete idiot! It took me one day to pick my courses, find my dorm and make some friends. They pass out maps of the campus like confetti on enrollment day and there are dozens of people around to answer questions.

32 posted on 01/19/2014 5:35:46 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: TigersEye

To further compound the stupidity of her comment, her older brother had already been a student there for two years.


33 posted on 01/19/2014 5:38:55 PM PST by nascarnation (I'm hiring Jack Palladino to investigate Baraq's golf scores.)
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To: nascarnation
I know! Wouldn't that have been nice for 98% of us to have a resource like that walking in? lol

Maybe her brother was no help because he avoided her like the plague!?! Frankly I can't think of a place where there is more help available than a college campus. New students, older students, professors, student teachers, admin. staff, dorm staff, and on and on and on... hundreds of people all around nearly 24/7.

Unless of course you've got a humongous stick up your butt and can't stand the idea of asking whitey a question.

34 posted on 01/19/2014 5:50:05 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: MuttTheHoople
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35 posted on 01/19/2014 5:56:04 PM PST by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: Olog-hai

Liberals - always demanding someone else clean up their mess. They screw up disadvantaged families, the economy, jobs and impose high taxes on us all. More people would be able to go to college if it were not for liberal policies.


36 posted on 01/19/2014 6:00:03 PM PST by plain talk
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To: Ann Archy

Mooch was in Princeton and wrote a dissertation on how mean and anti black Princeton was, how she hated her classmates.

This is one reason she was never proud of our country, she didn’t consider it her country.

Never mind that she isn’t and never was Princeton material, from what I understand if it wasn’t for affirmative action and tuition assistance a middle class poor student like her who didn’t belong in the Ivy League wouldn’t be going to a school far above not only her parents station, but far above her scholastic record. She was Schtupped by everyone just for quotas and diversity.

I have read excerpts of her writings about her college days and she wasn’t miss congeniality even when she was young.

This is a woman who had a $340,000k per year no show job for a Chicago hospital, still bitter she takes it out on us by taking million dollar vacations several times per year.
She never smiles always wears a sour puss.


37 posted on 01/19/2014 6:02:10 PM PST by Zenjitsuman (New Boss Nancy Pelosi)
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To: Olog-hai

Lower the damned requirements!

Fill these institutions with underqualified slackers!

Do it on funds stripped from the productive!

Power to the people!


38 posted on 01/19/2014 7:12:23 PM PST by glock rocks (If you like your health plan, you're a racist !)
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To: Ray76

Sounds like a typical college freshman to me, but most are well informed as to what size sheets to buy. Poor pitiful Mooch. I can’t wait until these 2 have to go back to being peasants like the rest of us.


39 posted on 01/19/2014 7:34:52 PM PST by dandiegirl
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To: Bryan24
"She was on the honor roll for four years, took advanced placement classes, a member of the National Honor Society and served as student council treasurer. Michelle graduated in 1981 as the salutatorian of her class."

It must be very much embarrassing for the school and the rest of her class if what she now asks us to believe is true:
"I didn’t know how to pick the right classes or find the right buildings. I didn’t even bring the right size sheets for my dorm room bed."

40 posted on 01/19/2014 7:35:05 PM PST by frog in a pot (We are all "frogs in a pot" now. How and when will we real Americans jump out?)
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To: Zenjitsuman

Sasha and Malia never smile either. Always a sour puss look on their faces like they can’t stand associating with the peasants.


41 posted on 01/19/2014 7:38:26 PM PST by dandiegirl
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To: Olog-hai
Yes, fill up the colleges with unqualified, uninterested persons, who will graduate with worthless degrees and no skills or abilities whatsoever. Then probably you can pass laws and regulations to force companies to hire these graduates, and ruin the companies in the competitive global arena.
42 posted on 01/19/2014 8:58:40 PM PST by Moorings
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