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Michelle Obama: Government alone can't rebuild
The Hendersonville News / The Associated Press ^ | June 16, 2009

Posted on 06/16/2009 12:21:57 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

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Someone please tell me when did "First Lady" became an official position? I don't recall Hillary Clinton, Eleanor Roosevelt, Nancy Reagan or either Mrs. Bush getting this involved. Evita Perón is the only similar example that comes to mind.
1 posted on 06/16/2009 12:21:57 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Never mind that, when did “President Elect” become an official position?


2 posted on 06/16/2009 12:23:17 PM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (Whoever coined the term "foolproof" underestimated the ingenuity and determination of fools.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Did Barry give her permission to say that??


3 posted on 06/16/2009 12:23:27 PM PDT by handy old one (It is unbecoming for young men to utter maxims. Aristote)
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To: handy old one

She does appear to be the smarter of the two dolts


4 posted on 06/16/2009 12:24:25 PM PDT by DAC21
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
She said the national service law would funnel thousands of volunteers to such nonprofit groups. She warned groups to be ready for new volunteers and then use them help others in real ways.

Here come the stormtroopers. They are bulldozing your city, and if you try to stop them, you will be dealt with.

5 posted on 06/16/2009 12:24:25 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (We are a ruled people, serfs to the Federal Oligarchy -- and the Tree of Liberty thirsts)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Hey look, Michelle Obama is so, so smart, The White House has to get her out there to prove it.

Besides, she likes vegetables.

Don’t worry, it’ll get worse. Honest.


6 posted on 06/16/2009 12:25:18 PM PDT by RexBeach
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Communities are built by regular people and government should stay the heck out. Didn’t Biden just say government guessed wrong about the wasted $ billion/zillion/gazillion whatever the amount is now?


7 posted on 06/16/2009 12:25:23 PM PDT by bgill (The evidence simply does not support the official position of the Obama administration)
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"Did Barry give her permission to say that??"

I think you're confused as to who wears the pants in that family.

8 posted on 06/16/2009 12:25:33 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (In memory of my father, Gunnery Sgt., USMC, WWII and Korea, 1925-2002)
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To: handy old one

She needs to realize that government needs to back off. The people of this country can handle it just fine, if allowed. But then her husband wouldn’t be in control and that would drive him nuts.


9 posted on 06/16/2009 12:25:37 PM PDT by RC2
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To: DAC21

You both get points, but I thought the government was the fix all to every problem anyone in the whole world has!!


10 posted on 06/16/2009 12:26:33 PM PDT by handy old one (It is unbecoming for young men to utter maxims. Aristote)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Give Her Highness six months and we’ll all be thinking Hillary was a pussycat.


11 posted on 06/16/2009 12:26:44 PM PDT by bgill (The evidence simply does not support the official position of the Obama administration)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The wife of the Junior Senator by default has something to say???


12 posted on 06/16/2009 12:27:23 PM PDT by Cheetahcat (Zero the Wright kind of Racist! We are in a state of War with Democrats)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Government “volunteers” aren’t government?


13 posted on 06/16/2009 12:27:49 PM PDT by GeronL (http://libertyfic.proboards.com <----go there now,----> tyrannysentinel.blogspot.com)
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"Washington can only do so much," Obama said. "Communities are built and rebuilt by regular people."

Perhaps if "Washington" would GTHOOTW, "regular people" wouldn't have so much trouble going about their honest, peaceable lives.

Whadda ya think, Shelley? Think Barry Hussein would go along with that?

14 posted on 06/16/2009 12:27:51 PM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: DAC21

You know one of the things that makes the left apoplectic about Sarah Palin is that she’s smarter than 0bama without the Ivy League “education”.


15 posted on 06/16/2009 12:28:03 PM PDT by MrB (Go Galt now, save Bowman for later)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This arrogant, self absorbed clown makes Hillary look like mother Teresa! Imagine the gall, literally telling people to line up for work! Astounding.


16 posted on 06/16/2009 12:28:57 PM PDT by Oldpuppymax (AGENDA OF THE LEFT EXPOSED)
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To: RC2

ALLOWED? Allowed?! We are citizens, not subjects!! There is a Bill of Rights, not a Bill of Permission!


17 posted on 06/16/2009 12:28:58 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (In memory of my father, Gunnery Sgt., USMC, WWII and Korea, 1925-2002)
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Now why would the people who stumbled all over themselves to vote for Obama to wipe their butts want to hear that Barry can only do so much?

Epic fail


18 posted on 06/16/2009 12:29:41 PM PDT by dforest (Anyone dumb enough to have voted for him deserves what they get.. No Pity!)
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She uses the same style of argument that he hubby uses, take both sides of every issue.

struggling communities shouldn't look to government alone for help. ... leaders should take advantage of a recently signed public service law ...

I'm still waiting for my handout.

19 posted on 06/16/2009 12:29:50 PM PDT by Cboldt
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Here comes the community organizer parade. Then the civil defense corp in conjunction. And all of it fresh from ACORN.


20 posted on 06/16/2009 12:30:22 PM PDT by sarasota
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You can rebuild a lot of neighborhoods with $1.5 trillion dollars.

Too bad none of that money will go to neighborhoods.


21 posted on 06/16/2009 12:30:40 PM PDT by <1/1,000,000th%
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To: handy old one

Um am I missing something here?

1. Obama said Tuesday that struggling communities shouldn’t look to government alone for help.

Yet missy comes out and say’s.

2. She said the national service law would funnel thousands of volunteers to such nonprofit groups.

Oh so now the Governemnt is going underground......... 1984 anyone?


22 posted on 06/16/2009 12:31:08 PM PDT by BornToBeAmerican (We the people, ..... never)
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To: sarasota

Michelle is who is running this country. Her and HitlerSoros and Emmanuel.


23 posted on 06/16/2009 12:31:23 PM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: BornToBeAmerican

Animal Farm!!


24 posted on 06/16/2009 12:33:30 PM PDT by handy old one (It is unbecoming for young men to utter maxims. Aristote)
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To: RC2

What bothers me is that this volunteer service seems to require that teenagers work for free. They need real jobs, not make-work. And they need to be paid, so that they know they can hold a real job, and do not need to resort to mooching off parents or selling drugs. I also strongly object to the proliferation of “internships” that expect college students to donate their time for the summer. People who get a real pay check know the value of their time, and when they volunteer, it’s a real gift, offered for something that really matters to them. I strongly question whether the mandatory volunteerism will result in any more motivated workers than involuntary servitude did.

[And this is one of the issues where I can really tell that I am not the liberal democrat that I once was.]


25 posted on 06/16/2009 12:33:55 PM PDT by married21
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“We’re going to tapping you more and more.”

No doubt.
: o /


26 posted on 06/16/2009 12:34:00 PM PDT by maggief
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

A govt. bent on revolutionary change using deconstruction techniques familiar for decades cannot rebuild. Alinsky teaches “there is only the fight”...nothing about recovery or reconstruction at all. Lots of Alinskyites floating Alinsky-kites in the current administration. The Dims are all about racial division and continual chaos in American culture and infrastructure and institutions. The Humpty-Dumpty rhyme may summarize the administrations goals correctly.


27 posted on 06/16/2009 12:34:10 PM PDT by givemELL (Does Taiwan Meet the Criteria to Qualify as an "Overseas Territory of the United States"? by Richar)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

it takes a village?


28 posted on 06/16/2009 12:35:48 PM PDT by peace with honor
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ALLOWED? Allowed?! We are citizens, not subjects!! There is a Bill of Rights, not a Bill of Permission!

Absolutely! Didn't you hear Barry say yesterday that you will be "allowed" to keep your doctor? He's magical! He controls everything! His Czars and Minions pull all the levers! Do not worry! This hopey-changey-rope-a-dopey thing is the morphine for the masses! C'mon, get with the program!

29 posted on 06/16/2009 12:38:50 PM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.....)
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“I think you're confused as to who wears the pants in that family.”

The pants, shoulder pads, curtains, drapes, clown costumes, and quite likely a jock-strap!

30 posted on 06/16/2009 12:43:48 PM PDT by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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With the one picture I have seen of her I would not want to play football against her! She might hurt me! No she would not I would treat her just like one of the guys and grind her in the dirt.


31 posted on 06/16/2009 12:45:52 PM PDT by handy old one (It is unbecoming for young men to utter maxims. Aristote)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

m’obozo exercising her power.


32 posted on 06/16/2009 12:47:34 PM PDT by lilylangtree (Veni, Vidi, Vici)
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33 posted on 06/16/2009 12:47:34 PM PDT by patriot08
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To: peace with honor

“it takes a village?”

Oh, no you didn’t!


34 posted on 06/16/2009 12:49:09 PM PDT by griswold3
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Michelle is calling on Obama's brown shirted youth brigade to get to work!...LOL!

LYRICS: "Alpha, Omega, Alpha, Omega, Alpha, Omega, Alpha, Omega, Alpha, Omega, Alpha, Omega, Alpha, Omega, Alpha, Omega, Alpha, Omega, Alpha, Omega, Alpha, Omega, Alpha, Omega, Alpha, Omega,"

"Because of Obama, I'm inspired to be the next doctor"
"Because of Obama, I'm inspired to be the next lawyer"
"Because of Obama, I'm inspired to be the next automotive technician"
"Because of Obama, I'm inspired to be the next sheriff"
"Because of Obama, I'm inspired to be the next architect"
"Because of Obama, I'm inspired to be the next engineer"
"Because of Obama, I'm inspired to be the next fireman"
"Because of Obama, I'm inspired to be the next architect"
"Because of Obama, I'm inspired to be the next chemical engineer"
"Because of Obama, I'm inspired to be the next entrepreneur"
"Because of Obama, I'm inspired to be the next lawyer"

"Yes We Can, Yes We Can, Yes We Can, Yes We Can,Yes We Can, Yes We Can, Yes We Can, Yes We Can, Yes We Can, Yes We Can!

35 posted on 06/16/2009 12:49:17 PM PDT by spectre (Spectre's wife)
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To: RexBeach

Let’s re-phrase what FLOTUS is saying:
“doing something with nothing” lolol


36 posted on 06/16/2009 12:49:59 PM PDT by MissDairyGoodnessVT (Mac Conchradha - "Skeagh mac en chroe"- Skaghvicencrowe)
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To: givemELL

Oh, M Obama does not intend to rebuild at all. Just like going from Windows XP to the Linux OS, M Obama wishes to go from a Constitutional OS to Marxist 101 OS complete with a religiously endowed head of state blessed with lifetime office on the backs of formerly free citizenry. The administration is accelerating its efforts with blinding speed which will increase the chances of self-imposed derailment and even loss of focus. Iran may be, in its own way, giving the administration a temporary loss of focus and even offering derailment of the administrations appeasement plans and established gestures.

In the same way, the US may wake up and not go along with the current administrations plans for change, which have been previously articulated incorrectly, are becoming disagreeably apparent. The POTUS apparently believes profit to be not moral. He believes he is the best judge of business and personal profit levels. Believing as he does , no recovery can be realistically supported by the President.


37 posted on 06/16/2009 12:51:59 PM PDT by givemELL (Does Taiwan Meet the Criteria to Qualify as an "Overseas Territory of the United States"? by Richar)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Can I volunteer a thought?.....Please get out of the White House!


38 posted on 06/16/2009 12:53:06 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: handy old one
The demonrats should be happy that I have no photo-shop skills, and even happier that I don't know how to do animations.

I would have Aunt Esther chasing Erkel all over everyone’s screen!

39 posted on 06/16/2009 12:53:20 PM PDT by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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I would have to make it like Wack-A-Mole.


40 posted on 06/16/2009 12:55:16 PM PDT by handy old one (It is unbecoming for young men to utter maxims. Aristote)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Oh my, she must have been really good in school to have all that knowledge.................


41 posted on 06/16/2009 12:57:43 PM PDT by blueyon (It is worth taking a stand even if you are standing alone!)
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To: handy old one
Too bad the guys at Jib Jab can't bring themselves to do that. I KNOW they have the skills.
42 posted on 06/16/2009 12:58:02 PM PDT by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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WTH?!

they’ve got lawyers in there twice.


43 posted on 06/16/2009 12:58:30 PM PDT by reagandemocrat
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Obama said. “Communities are built and rebuilt by regular people

You mean we upgraded to regular people now? Oh thank you thank you your kindness(bowing.


44 posted on 06/16/2009 1:03:02 PM PDT by bikerman (Free men do not ask permission to bear arms.)
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Obama said. “Communities are built and rebuilt by regular people

You mean we upgraded to regular people now? Oh thank you thank you your kindness(bowing.


45 posted on 06/16/2009 1:04:48 PM PDT by bikerman (Free men do not ask permission to bear arms.)
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wow! news flash! democrats admit govenment is not the answer!


46 posted on 06/16/2009 1:07:25 PM PDT by TexasFreeper2009
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I don't recall Hillary Clinton ... getting this involved.

You do have a short memory, don't you?

47 posted on 06/16/2009 1:07:33 PM PDT by HIDEK6
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I think there might be a right wing extremist reactionary terrorist sleeping in the swivel neck teleprompter’s bed!!!!


48 posted on 06/16/2009 1:17:27 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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49 posted on 06/16/2009 1:19:21 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: patriot08
FUG She really needs to stop shopping at the Dollar Store
50 posted on 06/16/2009 1:51:52 PM PDT by odin2008 (Everything in the universe is subject to change.)
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