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Desirée Rogers’ Brand Obama - Desirée Rogers
Wall Street Journal ^ | April 3, 2009 | Amy Chozick

Posted on 12/03/2009 9:37:47 AM PST by nmh

Desirée Glapion Rogers is the descendant of a Creole voodoo priestess named Marie Laveau Glapion. The first time I meet her, she welcomes me into her East Wing lair—a rhythm and blues tune plays on a white iPod, a potted white orchid perches between two windows, fresh flowers sit on a heavy wooden desk. This is a woman who never sees a wilted bloom. The 49-year-old turns on just enough Southern charm to camouflage an aura of self-assuredness typically reserved for runway models or first ladies. Wearing a crisp white shirt, black patent flats and high-waisted navy slacks that would look terrible on almost anyone else, Rogers talks about her job as White House social secretary.

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Determined to move to a place where it snows, says her brother, Rogers stayed up late at night studying, made straight A’s and ignored the bullies who teased her for being best friends with a little white girl. She moved to Chicago and married John Rogers, a well-connected son of a lawyer and civil rights activist and the great-grandson of a Tulsa, Okla., entrepreneur in the town’s “Black Wall Street,” home of the 1921 race riots that took a thriving black middle class and reduced it to homelessness and misery.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: bho44; crashgate; desiree; desireerogers; diplomaticincident; india; obama; rogers; salahi; salahis; secretary; securitybreach; singh; statedinner; trash
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Just alittle more about ole Desirée ->

At times Rogers can sound like she came from East Coast privilege. In fact, she’s a daughter of the middle-class Seventh Ward of New Orleans. Red beans and rice on Mondays. Fried fish and potato salad on Fridays. Dreams of Wellesley and Harvard as she walked to high school on St. Charles Avenue. A city councilman father who used to ask little Desirée to serve drinks or gumbo and help entertain when company arrived. A constant flow of company moved through Roy E. Glapion Jr.’s house—a revolving door of guests, the mayor, business leaders, Creole aristocracy, the local garbage man, the grocery store bagger. School nights didn’t exist in the Glapion house. “There was never any normal type of family,” says Roy A. Glapion, Rogers’ only sibling, a 47-year-old businessman and civil engineer who still lives in New Orleans. “You eat what you want to eat, when you want to eat it.”

I missed this little gem on Obama's social sexcretary.

Trash attracts trash.

1 posted on 12/03/2009 9:37:49 AM PST by nmh
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To: nmh
Desirée Glapion Rogers is the descendant of a Creole voodoo priestess named Marie Laveau Glapion.

This is all one needs to know.

2 posted on 12/03/2009 9:43:08 AM PST by the invisib1e hand (free enterprise (the first word is a verb))
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To: nmh

Voodoo in the White House, on more than one level. Ole Desirée is going to fool around and put the boss in mortal danger if she’s not careful. My Lord what kind of people have been installed in our corridors of power? I didn’t used to think of myself as a snob, but when I read about the people the BOs have employed, all I can think of is what a humongous haul of human trash.


3 posted on 12/03/2009 9:43:11 AM PST by La Lydia
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To: nmh

And three SS Agents just took the hit while Bambi and Rogers hide under the desk. Three more for the Obama bus.


4 posted on 12/03/2009 9:43:29 AM PST by DAC21
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To: nmh
“You eat what you want to eat, when you want to eat it.”

That's a filthy heathen behavior, not a behavior of civilized parents who want to raise their kids with good norms and values.

5 posted on 12/03/2009 9:44:52 AM PST by I Buried My Guns ( B.L.OA.T. : Buy Lots Of Ammo Today)
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To: nmh
Bobby Bare

Marie Laveau

Down in Louisiana, where the black trees grow
Lives a voodoo lady named Marie Laveau
Got a black cat's tooth and a Mojo bone
And anyone who wouldn't leave her alone
She'd go (growl) another man done gone.

She lives in a swamp in a hollow log
With a one-eyed snake and a three-legged dog
She's got a bent, bony body and stringy hair
If she ever seen y'all messin’ ‘round there
She'd go (growl) another man done gone.

And then one night when the moon was black
Into the swamp come handsome Jack
A no good man like you all know
(TALK) He was lookin’ around for Marie Laveau.

He said Marie Laveau, you handsome witch
Gimme a little a little charm that’ll make me rich
Gimme a million dollars and I tell you what I'll do
This very night, I'm gonna marry you
Then It'll be (growl) another man done gone.

So Marie done some magic, and she shook a little sand
Made a million dollars and she put it in his hand
Then she giggled and she wiggled, and she said Hey, Hey
I'm gettin’ ready for my weddin’ day.

But old handsome Jack he said goodbye Marie
You're too damned ugly for a rich man like me
Then Marie started mumblin’, her fangs started gnashin’
Her body started tremblin’, and her eyes started flashin’
And she went (growl) another man done gone.

So if you ever git down where the black trees grow
And meet a voodoo lady named Marie Laveau
If she ever asks you to make her your wife
Man, you better stay with her for the rest of your life
Or it'll be (growl) another man done gone.

6 posted on 12/03/2009 9:48:51 AM PST by HuntsvilleTxVeteran ((B.?) Hussein (Obama?Soetoro?Dunham?) Change America Will Die From.)
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To: nmh

7 posted on 12/03/2009 9:50:44 AM PST by maggief
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To: I Buried My Guns

Well Michelle My Belle is a known black racists. Not me saying this her own words and words of others. If Obama could fill all the positions with black faces regardless of qualifications he would. he like rev Wright is a black Klansman. How else despite the color of her skin and political cronyism did this idiot get to run anything but garbage detail in the WH.


8 posted on 12/03/2009 9:51:04 AM PST by pburgh01
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To: La Lydia

“... all I can think of is what a humongous haul of human trash.”

You are putting it politely.

OTOH, I am horrified and on the OH I am beyond white hot.

How dare this trash, come in and run our country into the ground!


9 posted on 12/03/2009 9:54:44 AM PST by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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To: HuntsvilleTxVeteran

Thank you! I had to read the name twice to be sure I read it correctly. So there really was a Marie Laveau! :)


10 posted on 12/03/2009 9:55:53 AM PST by ElayneJ
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To: FrankR

LOOK A THIS!

I missed this ... .

Calling them trash is a compliment.


11 posted on 12/03/2009 9:58:31 AM PST by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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To: nmh
I still think she's smokin hot

desiree

and you don't even have to add the obligatory, "for a 49 yr old".
12 posted on 12/03/2009 10:05:16 AM PST by crescen7 (game on)
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To: crescen7

You can have her!

Keep her!


13 posted on 12/03/2009 10:09:04 AM PST by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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To: maggief

How tasteful - her bra is visible and the hem looked raveled.


14 posted on 12/03/2009 10:10:18 AM PST by mom4melody
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To: nmh
Did you see this? Even Mo Do is horrified by (jealous of) Desiree. A catfight to enjoy.
15 posted on 12/03/2009 10:19:10 AM PST by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: maggief
What the hell is that thing? Bath towel? Curtain? Carol Burnett pulled it off better with her green velvet creation!!
16 posted on 12/03/2009 10:29:28 AM PST by gimme1ibertee ("In a time of universal deceit,telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act"-George Orwell)
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To: nmh

Whatever you or I think of Obama or his social secretary, I’m not sure what part of the passage you cite suggests “trash”.


17 posted on 12/03/2009 10:39:52 AM PST by swain_forkbeard (Rationality may not be sufficient, but it is necessary.)
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To: gimme1ibertee

I guess there’s a couple pearls going up her crack in the back.


18 posted on 12/03/2009 10:40:37 AM PST by savage woman
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To: maggief

That’s one hell of a Gumbo bib.


19 posted on 12/03/2009 10:40:43 AM PST by pke
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To: nmh

That’s nothing. My friend looks just the like the Voodoo Princess. Everytime she goes to New Orleans; people actually bow to her.


20 posted on 12/03/2009 10:42:15 AM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: freekitty

Voodoo Priestess.


21 posted on 12/03/2009 10:42:43 AM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: nmh

ping


22 posted on 12/03/2009 10:48:46 AM PST by PMAS
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To: nmh

ping


23 posted on 12/03/2009 10:48:55 AM PST by PMAS
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To: nmh

ping


24 posted on 12/03/2009 10:49:06 AM PST by PMAS
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Well, better a voodoo priestess than a radical Muslim.


25 posted on 12/03/2009 10:52:41 AM PST by Godwin1
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To: nmh
School nights didn’t exist in the Glapion house.

Yeah, really good parents she had there. "School nights" are so important for raising kids who will themselves be good workers and parents when they grow up.

I was so engrained with the "school nights" mentality that I still pretty much adhere to it as an adult. A "work night" is definitely treated differently than a weekend night in my household, and I do think that makes me a better employee the next day.
26 posted on 12/03/2009 10:57:07 AM PST by The4thHorseman
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To: maggief

OMG! What is that monstrosity? Looks like it was supposed to have the “nude” look and at the last minute she decided that wasn’t appropriate and had those strange white patches added under the pearls.

When it comes to fashion, I often find myself asking “Who would ever design such a thing?” But the more important question is “Who would ever wear such a thing?” In the case of this dress, now I know.


27 posted on 12/03/2009 11:00:10 AM PST by The4thHorseman
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To: nmh
WTF?

EPIC FAIL

28 posted on 12/03/2009 11:46:37 AM PST by Petronski (Global warming is indeed man-made: it was created by man-made manipulation of the data.)
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To: the invisib1e hand

*Desirée Glapion Rogers is the descendant of a Creole voodoo priestess named Marie Laveau Glapion.
This is all one needs to know.*

I doubt it. It’s about as plausible as a Louisiana resident claiming to be descended from Napoleon or the Jean Lafitte.

I’m still waiting for the Austin Powers “It’s a man, baby” graphic, sure to come out at some point.


29 posted on 12/03/2009 12:27:49 PM PST by j-damn
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To: j-damn; All; Spunky; ~Kim4VRWC's~; 1035rep; 2ndDivisionVet; 4woodenboats; 5Madman2; ...

Doesn’t Michelle Obama’s mother (Oba-Hussein’s live-in*, on site mother-in-law) also ACTIVELY practise voodoo/witchcraft in the White House where she is living*?

*Repeat on purpose.

An accolyte to the High Priestess Rogers or the other way round?

Great expression:”humongous heap of human trash”


30 posted on 12/03/2009 12:40:12 PM PST by FARS ( Be happy, be well and Thrive)
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To: maggief

Is she the one that’s dressing the manchell?


31 posted on 12/03/2009 12:46:28 PM PST by ichabod1 ( I am rolling over in my grave and I am not even dead yet.)
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To: maggief; a fool in paradise

Note the kneepad!


32 posted on 12/03/2009 12:47:43 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: FARS

Oh what lovely people. Not since Hillary’s brother Rodham lived-in at the WH ordering whole roasted chickens from the WH mess, eating them in his quarters like a Roman Emperor. Trash, pure whaat tray-ish


33 posted on 12/03/2009 12:48:40 PM PST by shalom aleichem
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To: Revolting cat!

And extensive pearl necklace.


34 posted on 12/03/2009 12:53:50 PM PST by a fool in paradise (Question authority!Who is the University of East Anglia to drive the 'Global Climate Change' agenda?)
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To: nmh
Is she the one who snuck the Salahis into the State Dinner?

"The family has been trying to sell the business because, his parents said, Tareq ran it into the ground, piling up as many as 50 creditors and almost $1 million in debt while he was its president.

Among its creditors are the Washington Redskins, for whom Michaele used to be a cheerleader. The couple owes the team $224,000 for season tickets. They also had a $57,000 Carver Mariner yacht, an $80,000 Aston Martin and an Audi that were repossessed.

There is also a $3.5 million fraud suit against the company, plus hundreds of thousands of dollars in credit-card debt and legal fees.

A catering company has sued Tareq Salahi for more than $300,000, claiming he never paid the bill for food for a polo-charity event.

Meanwhile, a purported nonprofit run by the Salahis -- Journey for a Cure, which has claimed to raise millions for research on multiple sclerosis -- was flagged in May by Virginia consumer-affairs officials for failing to apply for tax-exempt status.

Grifters, looters, con artists.

35 posted on 12/03/2009 1:00:07 PM PST by TigersEye (Sarah Palin 2010 - We Can't Afford To Wait)
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To: nmh
Brand this.


36 posted on 12/03/2009 1:01:30 PM PST by They'reGone2000 (PALIN*BECK 2012)
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To: maggief
Truly, that has got to be one of the most hideous dresses I have ever seen. She actually thinks she looks good in that. (sigh)
37 posted on 12/03/2009 1:01:36 PM PST by RikaStrom (Pray for Obama - Psalm 109:8 "Let his days be few; and let another take his place of leadership.")
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To: crescen7

Photoshop is a wonderful tool, itsn’t it?


38 posted on 12/03/2009 2:37:20 PM PST by Darksheare (Tar is cheap, and feathers are plentiful.)
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To: FARS

They’ve got the occult covered; TROP, voodoo, obeah, whatever..America needs an excorcist...


39 posted on 12/03/2009 3:14:45 PM PST by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: FARS

40 posted on 12/03/2009 3:15:49 PM PST by Candor7 ((The effective weapons Against Fascism are ridicule, derision, and truth (.Member NRA))
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To: mom4melody

It’s the Hoho look. Of course I’m only referring to that dessert cake..


41 posted on 12/03/2009 3:17:48 PM PST by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: savage woman

It doesn’t matter. The usurper is said to be fond of bad crack..


42 posted on 12/03/2009 3:20:05 PM PST by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: maggief

jeeez...another WH fashion victim.


43 posted on 12/03/2009 4:18:24 PM PST by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus)
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To: HuntsvilleTxVeteran

That name rang a bell with me also. Dr. John does a cover of that song.


44 posted on 12/03/2009 4:31:20 PM PST by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus)
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To: AdmSmith; Berosus; bigheadfred; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; Ernest_at_the_Beach; Fred Nerks; ...
Desiree Glapion Rogers is the descendant of a Creole voodoo priestess named Marie Laveau Glapion... The 49-year-old... Rogers talks about her job as White House social secretary.
Thanks FARS.
45 posted on 12/03/2009 6:04:26 PM PST by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/__Since Jan 3, 2004__Profile updated Monday, January 12, 2009)
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To: TigersEye

“Is she the one who snuck the Salahis into the State Dinner?”

She didn’t sneak her in. Desiree was partying too! It was Desiree’s JOB to make sure there were no party crashers! Instead the Obama thug gang blamed the Secret Service and refuses to have ole Desiree be part of the investigation.

Updated December 03, 2009
3 Secret Service Agents Put on Leave After Party Crashing Incident

AP

Three Secret Service officers were put on administrative leave after the security breach at last week’s White House dinner.

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The couple — Tareq and Michaele Salahi — and White House social secretary Desiree Rogers were also invited to testify Thursday, but all three declined.

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The committee’s top Republican, New York’s Peter King, said it’s critical that the White House allow Rogers to testify as well. Sullivan told the lawmakers that the Secret Service and the White House social office together developed the security plan for the Nov. 24 dinner. Thompson is reluctant to subpoena Rogers — an Obama political appointee — because he maintains the Secret Service is responsible for security. King said he will ask Thompson to amend the Salahi subpoena to include Rogers.

White House spokesman Robert Gibbs cited the separation of powers and a history of White House staff not testifying before Congress in explaining why Rogers, herself a guest at the dinner, wouldn’t testify.

As a candidate, Obama supported Congress’ right to subpoena White House employees in cases of wrongdoing, even if it meant as president he might be weaker for it. So far, questions have been raised about Rogers’ judgment, but no one has suggested she broke any law.

“This blanket notion that you can’t subpoena White House aides where there’s evidence of genuine wrongdoing I think is completely misguided,” Obama said last year. “We’re a nation of laws and not men and women so, you know, and that’s a precedent I don’t mind living with as president of the United States.”

LOL!!!!

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http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2009/12/03/secret-service-agents-leave-party-crashing-incident/


46 posted on 12/03/2009 9:10:22 PM PST by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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To: FARS

Thanks for the ping!


47 posted on 12/03/2009 9:13:28 PM PST by Alamo-Girl
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To: maggief

My gosh, did that gown come from the back lot of
The Mummy? Who ever told her it was stylin was
blowing smoke up her ass.


48 posted on 12/03/2009 9:16:24 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: tet68

That’s alot of smoke.


49 posted on 12/03/2009 9:20:34 PM PST by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: nmh

Yeah, amazing isn’t it?


50 posted on 12/03/2009 9:20:47 PM PST by TigersEye (Sarah Palin 2010 - We Can't Afford To Wait)
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