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Obama: Michelle 'Bad Example for Pay Equality' Because She Works for Free
Breitbart's Big Government ^ | June 19, 2014 | William Bigelow

Posted on 06/19/2014 9:20:28 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Jumping on the bandwagon Hillary Clinton revved up with her comment saying she and her husband were broke when they left the White House, Barack Obama said Tuesday that his wife is "kind of a bad example" for the need for pay equality because she does the arduous job of being First Lady for free.

At a discussion regarding manufacturing in Pittsburgh, Obama said, "I will say, the first lady's kind of a bad example because the first lady doesn't get paid. And she works pretty hard," then quickly added, "obviously, we're ok."

Obama touted Michelle Obama’s hard-nosed attitude when she interviewed for jobs before her current job. He bragged:

When she worked at the University of Chicago hospital, her first interview, she actually brought Sasha into the meeting with the CEO. She just wanted to kind of see, all right, how is he going to respond? Sasha was still in the bassinet -- you know, the car seat thing.

Michelle’s point, according to her husband? To inform her prospective employer, "this is who I am." He then imitated his wife’s argument:

I think I can do a really good job. But it means that if I have to take her to a pediatrician I don't want to have to argue about whether or not I can do that. And if you are supportive of my efforts with my family, then you're going to get 110 percent out of me. But you've got to have some flexibility in terms of time and so forth....

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TOPICS: Campaign News; Issues; Parties
KEYWORDS: flotus; hillary; incomeinequality; inequality; michelleobama; obama; payequality
Every day, somehow, I loathe them even more.
1 posted on 06/19/2014 9:20:28 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I do the arduous job of living in America while you are president, and I do that for free...


2 posted on 06/19/2014 9:23:03 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What she does is work?


3 posted on 06/19/2014 9:23:13 PM PDT by clintonh8r (Can Juan Williams possibly be that stupid?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

She works for free and costs the taxpayers of the USA a fortune since she lives more extravagantly than any queen in the world. She vacations as if that were her job. She’s shameless in her pigging out at the public trough, yet to liberals she’s “not getting paid” rhetoric resonates. Poor thing. Get a job.


4 posted on 06/19/2014 9:24:03 PM PDT by elhombrelibre (Against Obama. Against Putin. Pro-freedom. Pro-US Constitution.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Whoa ? wait a mintute ? what about all the feminist wives giving their husbands hell and telling them that they don’t work for free and need to be paid to be a house wife ?


5 posted on 06/19/2014 9:26:07 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Worse than a enlarged painful prostate, gall stones and kidney stones ?


6 posted on 06/19/2014 9:27:34 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

She doesn’t work. She lives the life of an A list celebrity, but without ever having earned the money.
She goes to all the cool places, and gives her opinion. That’s her whole gig.

Lyndsey Lohan and Miley Cyrus deserve more respect. At least when they party and live the high life, it’s on their own dime.


7 posted on 06/19/2014 9:28:58 PM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Did Michelle send the Kenyan out to lobby for salaries for the first lady? She’s already vacationing every other week at taxpayer expense.


8 posted on 06/19/2014 9:29:05 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

her last vacation alone cost the tax payers more than any 99 percenter will ever earn in their life time. Free? I think not.


9 posted on 06/19/2014 9:29:18 PM PDT by RC one (Militarized law enforcement is just a nice way of saying martial law enforcement.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Works? Really? I don’t recall electing her to any job, do you?


10 posted on 06/19/2014 9:29:30 PM PDT by faithhopecharity ((Brilliant, Profound Tag Line Goes Here, just as soon as I can think of one..))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What crap. The bs job she had at U of C was pure patronage for the newly elected state senator BO. As he rose in power she kept getting 50% raises til she was making 300,000 when he was elected president. They’ve been telling us for years you can’t even ask about marital status or family requirements, and she brings a baby to an interview? He’s been taking lessons from “Sir Edmond” Hillary Clinton.


11 posted on 06/19/2014 9:31:30 PM PDT by sharkhawk (Mr Gorbachev, tear down this wall.)
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To: lee martell

Yes, this started several years ago.


12 posted on 06/19/2014 9:31:36 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2Million for ANY 2016 pro-2nd Amendment candidate.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

No, she eats for free. Big difference


13 posted on 06/19/2014 9:32:51 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Right - perks worth hundreds of millions of dollars spent on vacations, staff and food and she works for free

Please tell me what her job actually is please.

14 posted on 06/19/2014 9:32:52 PM PDT by capydick (''Life's tough.......it's even tougher if you're stupid.'')
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Obama: Michelle ‘Bad Example for Pay Equality’ Because She Works for Free
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Is he saying shes a slave on his plantation...him being da man ???


15 posted on 06/19/2014 9:33:06 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Obama: Michelle ‘Bad Example for Pay Equality’ Because She Works for Free


I’ve got a great idea to fix that.

Lets give Michelle a nice job so she can stay out of our business and out of our lives.


16 posted on 06/19/2014 9:34:40 PM PDT by rdcbn
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Works?

What exactly does he do, Barry Girl?


17 posted on 06/19/2014 9:36:25 PM PDT by chris37 (heartless)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

So being a pain in the ass should be a paying job?


18 posted on 06/19/2014 9:38:48 PM PDT by Southside_Chicago_Republican (If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.)
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To: Viennacon
No, she eats for free. Big difference

Yes, and it is big, isn't it? I mean, if you are unfortunate enough to walk behind her, you will get a full dose of that monstrosity that follows her around, and contains her brains.

19 posted on 06/19/2014 9:40:06 PM PDT by Mark17 (Rudyard Kipling: Liberals be wary, when the SHTF, The Wrath of the Awakened Saxon will clobber you)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Wrong, Dorkus. You work so she can build the future with her kids for your grandkids. Oh, I forgot, that makes me a racist.


20 posted on 06/19/2014 9:43:45 PM PDT by CharlesOConnell (CharlesOConnell)
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To: Viennacon
No, she eats for free. Big difference
She may not pay for it, but it's DEFINITELY not "free".



21 posted on 06/19/2014 9:48:59 PM PDT by Bratch
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I checked twice!..are we not labeling satire now??...He didn't actually say that did he???
22 posted on 06/19/2014 9:49:07 PM PDT by M-cubed
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

She works for nothing, except for hundred grand outfits and million dollar vacations around the globe. But, yeah, other than that, nothing. Oh, that and room and board are paid for. But, other than that, nothing.


23 posted on 06/19/2014 9:50:03 PM PDT by coloradan (The US has become a banana republic, except without the bananas - or the republic.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Loathsome: Disgust, repulsion, revulsion.
Yeah, that pretty much describes our feelings about the gruesome twosome.
And just when you don’t think you can be any more repulsed, they do something like this—suggesting that, Hey! we’re getting a great deal ‘ cause this 200 lb. leech isn’t drawing a paycheck.
She eats h e r weight @ day. Be gone vile Wookie!


24 posted on 06/19/2014 9:52:16 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: Bratch

Yeah, I’m paying for that big ass b*** to eat lobster while she forces everyone to eat her stinkin’ carrots. GO AWAY MOOCH!


25 posted on 06/19/2014 10:00:43 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Yeah folks, be sure to make all sorts of demands at your job interview and see how that works out for ya.


26 posted on 06/19/2014 10:05:22 PM PDT by Argus
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Well, if we can’t use her “job” as FLOTUS as an example of “pay equality”, then let’s go back to her last *paying* job. Tell me how she gets paid $300,000 for doing essentially nothing at that hospital. They never filled that vacancy when she left to become FLOTUS, so apparently she wasn’t doing anything vital to the business. Sounds an awful lot like the kind of crap libs love to accuse actual business CEOs of doing (except the CEOs actually provide value to their company).


27 posted on 06/19/2014 10:11:44 PM PDT by Little Pig
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

... Our American president .... Is not a friend of America!


28 posted on 06/19/2014 10:13:53 PM PDT by R_Kangel ( "A Nation of Sheep ..... Will Beget ..... a Nation Ruled by Wolves.")
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To: clintonh8r

If you had a husband that was worth a half billion (including his PAC money) and all your bills, expenses, and vacations paid for by taxpayer $$$ would you really need to work? Once again Obama just doesn’t understand the plight of normal people because he has no reference point of understanding or experience in suffering.


29 posted on 06/19/2014 10:21:25 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Looking at her super expensive lavish lifestyle and the lack of anything positive she has to contribute in return to us for it all.....It’s incredible she’s so ashamed of our country. Maybe living In A country which is so foolish as to waste tens of millions on a single welfare case like this -—— is the cause if her being so ashamed of USA?


30 posted on 06/19/2014 10:26:05 PM PDT by faithhopecharity ((Brilliant, Profound Tag Line Goes Here, just as soon as I can think of one..))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

When she said “For the first time in my adult (?) life, I’m proud of my country”, I wonder what country she was talking about.


31 posted on 06/19/2014 10:59:35 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

We would save millions of dollars by paying her 100 grand a year and make her pay for her vacations out of her own pocket.


32 posted on 06/19/2014 11:01:47 PM PDT by bobo1 (progressives=commies/fascists)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If anyone works for free, it sure ain’t Michelle Obama. She has used our tax money to satisfy her wildest dreams and I bet a lot of it has found it’s way into shall we say some unidentified accounts.


33 posted on 06/19/2014 11:08:45 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

That was the interview for the $300K no-show position? Which was abolished when she left it? Yeah, right.


34 posted on 06/19/2014 11:20:07 PM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Sasha was still in the bassinet -- you know, the car seat thing.

Again, he shows his ignorance.

35 posted on 06/19/2014 11:21:22 PM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Works for free?

Gimmes a break. She’s a house wife, supporting her husband, who brings in the big bucks, uses his expense account for bene’s and even gets his employer to allow use of the private plane and pays for vacations.

Not exactly unpaid...


36 posted on 06/20/2014 12:55:31 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Let’s see, constitutionally speaking there is no mention of FLOTUS receiving renumeration under Article II or any duties of that office. Congress should gut that budget.

POTUS receives $400k per year for being president, plus:

Free room and board
Free Transportation
Free medical care
Free security
Free office space
Free house keeping and gardening

Anyone care to put a taxpayer price tag on that?


37 posted on 06/20/2014 1:14:28 AM PDT by DownInFlames
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To: Tennessee Nana

Gazillion dollar vacations. Parties the public is not supposed to know about.

This guy puts his foot in it.


38 posted on 06/20/2014 1:16:32 AM PDT by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: clintonh8r

If Ronald Reagan said this about Nancy, there would be a public free for all!


39 posted on 06/20/2014 1:18:05 AM PDT by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

She doesn’t work for free. She works for $100 million dollar vacations.


40 posted on 06/20/2014 1:51:43 AM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: Jonty30

let’s call her vacations “compensation” and tax them


41 posted on 06/20/2014 2:01:29 AM PDT by silverleaf (Age takes a toll: Please have exact change)
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To: sharkhawk

“The bs job she had at U of C was pure patronage for the newly elected state senator BO”

After 30 plus years in health care, I’m still fuzzy on the need for 6 figure “Diversity Coordinators”.


42 posted on 06/20/2014 3:08:24 AM PDT by Artie (We are surrounded by MORONS)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Barack Obama said Tuesday that his wife is “kind of a bad example” for the need for pay equality because she does the arduous job of being First Lady for free

FOR FREE? You are such a sack of crap. Your wife gets free housing, free utilities, free entertainment, free food, free medial care, free personal protection, free transportation, free maids, free assistants, and on and on..........


43 posted on 06/20/2014 3:22:15 AM PDT by 48th SPS
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

why is anyone shocked? It is the same attitude of all who go to the government for “free stuff.”

The thing that is laughable are the “free” perks, outrageously ugly clothes and millions of dollars in vacations.

Don’t know if I would want to have my family need secret service for the rest of their lives.


44 posted on 06/20/2014 6:13:11 AM PDT by huldah1776
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Obama just admitted moochelle should be hired but not to work as hard or as much as someone else for the same pay because she has a kid.


45 posted on 06/20/2014 7:22:33 AM PDT by Organic Panic
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