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Michelle Obama Visits Military Families at Walter Reed
CNN ^ | Friday, August 13, 2010 | Jamie Crawford

Posted on 08/13/2010 2:54:16 PM PDT by kristinn

First lady Michelle Obama made an unannounced visit to Walter Reed Medical Center on Friday as part of her "regular private meetings and interaction with military families," according to an official in her office.

SNIP

Today's visit to Walter Reed will allow the first lady to "share the feedback and concerns expressed by military families with officials inside the White House and across the administration," the official said.

(Excerpt) Read more at politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: michelleobama; walterreed
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Barack Obama has been to Walter Reed only once as president. He's played golf at least 41 times since January 20, 2009.

Michelle Obama discovered military families only when her husband was running for president, using them as another 'victim class'to be exploited. Before then, by her own admission, she was oblivious to military families even though her husband was a United States senator and before that an Illinois state senator while Illinois was sending troops to war since 2001.

So, please excuse me for not giving Michelle Obama praise for her visit today.

1 posted on 08/13/2010 2:54:20 PM PDT by kristinn
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To: kristinn

I think she desecrated the hospital.


2 posted on 08/13/2010 2:55:57 PM PDT by basil (It's time to rid the country of "Gun Free Zones" aka "Killing Fields")
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To: kristinn

rahm emmanuel must have seen the news story about Bush 43 and Laura greeting the troops.

“I’VE GOT A BRACLET TOO” has turned into “I’VE VISITED THE TROOPS TOO”


3 posted on 08/13/2010 2:56:01 PM PDT by Recovering_Democrat
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To: kristinn

...if not for the Marie Antoinette problem of last week she’d be planning for the Ramadan party.


4 posted on 08/13/2010 2:59:35 PM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: kristinn

I believe this was done to make the trip to SPAIN, ‘legal’ and ‘covered by the taxpayers’.


5 posted on 08/13/2010 3:00:52 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The Last Boy Scout)
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To: kristinn

Damage control


6 posted on 08/13/2010 3:02:26 PM PDT by Stosh
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To: kristinn

They’re so tainted now, that even when they do the right thing nobody trusts them.


7 posted on 08/13/2010 3:02:45 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: kristinn

To Mooshelle Antoinette and 0 the troops are props. I remember one time when 0bama was about to read from the teleprompter he turned aroud and said to the military people arrayed behind him “you guys make great props.”


8 posted on 08/13/2010 3:02:54 PM PDT by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: kristinn

For her next trick, she rescues little kitties from the shelter. Liberals are so transparent.


9 posted on 08/13/2010 3:05:30 PM PDT by JaguarXKE
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To: kristinn

Did she stink up the place?


10 posted on 08/13/2010 3:05:39 PM PDT by Cheetahcat (Zero the Wright kind of Racist! We are in a state of War with Democrats)
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To: Recovering_Democrat

rahm emmanuel must have seen the news story about Bush 43 and Laura greeting the troops
________________________________

Great observation.

Next time he’s in town, see if we can get Pres Bush to stop by on a Friday Night.


11 posted on 08/13/2010 3:06:10 PM PDT by maine yankee
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To: kristinn

No matter how you perfume, cover, paint and repaint crap, it will always remain and smell like crap. =.=


12 posted on 08/13/2010 3:06:44 PM PDT by cranked
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To: JaguarXKE

She would get the claw if she tried to use kitties as props!

13 posted on 08/13/2010 3:08:24 PM PDT by chris37
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To: kristinn

This is nothing but another disingenuous prop... and she’s trying to shake off some of that Marie Antoinette jacket she has earned.

Oh, and doesn’t making sure this hits the media make this a bit more than, an “unannounced visit “.

The Obama’s are frauds to the bone.....


14 posted on 08/13/2010 3:09:10 PM PDT by Gator113 (Beauty will devour the Beast in 2012....)
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To: Cheetahcat

Stink up the place? Naw, spreading mrsa.


15 posted on 08/13/2010 3:09:59 PM PDT by goseminoles
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To: kristinn

She probably gave them a travelogue on her trip to Spain.


16 posted on 08/13/2010 3:10:11 PM PDT by Starboard
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To: Stosh

Yep! Damage control and Obambi needed to do something to get the limelight back from George and Laura going to welcome back returning troops.


17 posted on 08/13/2010 3:10:11 PM PDT 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: kristinn

How proud she must be of country! She just got back from a place that wants US service men tried on war crimes! Is she making a new list for Spain?


18 posted on 08/13/2010 3:11:56 PM PDT by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2013)
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To: kristinn

Looks like she’s gearing up to stump for rats across the country this November. Certainly her husband can’t cause they don’t want him but what makes them so sure we like her either.........not!


19 posted on 08/13/2010 3:12:16 PM PDT by ronnie raygun (We are our founding fathers keepers)
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To: kristinn

Is she visting them as a *private person* or the *public figure* she thinks she is? Regardless, they’ve been through enough without having to smile for her.


20 posted on 08/13/2010 3:12:16 PM PDT by azishot (I can see November from my house!)
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To: Recovering_Democrat

rahm emmanuel must have seen the news story about Bush 43 and Laura greeting the troops.


GREAT point! The Obamas don’t do anything that is not politically motivated.


21 posted on 08/13/2010 3:12:24 PM PDT by Starboard
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To: kristinn

“Private meetings”- announced by “her office”

stuff it


22 posted on 08/13/2010 3:13:04 PM PDT by silverleaf (Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.)
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To: kristinn

I Wrote that they would do something like this when the pics of the Bush’s at the airport came out. They are disgusting.


23 posted on 08/13/2010 3:13:18 PM PDT by ladyvet (WOLVERINES!!!!!)
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To: Cheetahcat
How many exorcists did they have to call in after her visit? ;-)
24 posted on 08/13/2010 3:13:36 PM PDT by red tie
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To: kristinn

A Military Hospital, the last refuge of an over exposed selfish, egocentric historic first black First Lady!


25 posted on 08/13/2010 3:15:14 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: ladyvet

Disgusting and predictable.


26 posted on 08/13/2010 3:15:48 PM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: ronnie raygun

I’m sure having Moochelle give a stump speech about how good spinach is for us little people will be sure vote getter.


27 posted on 08/13/2010 3:16:48 PM PDT by battlecry
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To: kristinn

Laura and W are retired.......they visit the troops out of love. I stopped and nearly teared up when I saw a pic of them with the troops. MO’s copycat visit is unimpressive.


28 posted on 08/13/2010 3:20:07 PM PDT by tioga
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To: kristinn

First you get wounded. Then Michelle Obama visits you.

Just sux, doesn’t it.


29 posted on 08/13/2010 3:22:22 PM PDT by altura
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To: kristinn
Barack Obama has been to Walter Reed only once as president. He's played golf at least 41 times since January 20, 2009.

Hey, come on now, he DID invite wounded troops to watch him play pickup basketball.

What better therapy for young men struggling to cope with traumatic disabilities and painful, arduous rehab than to watch a silly, effeminate, self-absorbed jerk who couldn't care less about them fulfill his childish fantasies, traipsing around, able-bodied.

Were I more cynical I'd think...nah won't go there.

30 posted on 08/13/2010 3:26:58 PM PDT by Trailerpark Badass (I'd rather take my chances with someone misusing freedom than someone misusing power.)
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To: kristinn

This phony stuff because she got caught on vacation in Spain...these people do not deserve to be in the White House, which they are turning grey by their actions


31 posted on 08/13/2010 3:28:02 PM PDT by The Wizard (Madam President is my President now and in the future)
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To: Recovering_Democrat
rahm emmanuel must have seen the news story about Bush 43 and Laura greeting the troops.

Yep, throw in a couple hours "work", then it's out the door for more party time, "Big MO" style. The never ending vacation.
32 posted on 08/13/2010 3:30:45 PM PDT by mstar
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To: kristinn

Didn’t we ALL know that she’s going to be on her BEST BEHAVIOR because of the Marie Antoinette label?? Soon she’ll be MOTHER TERESA.


33 posted on 08/13/2010 3:32:57 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: basil
She's suffering from Laura Bush syndrome. You "sir" are not Laura Bush! :( I don't care how many dresses you pull over your head or what color your lipstick is....! How obvious can you get..? Think this makes everything okay again? Wrong wrong wrong!
34 posted on 08/13/2010 3:37:09 PM PDT by DefeatCorruption
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To: kristinn

I believe the solders and hospital staff should check their pockets and make sure they still have their wallets after the Yeti has paid them a visit. She needs money to go on more vacations.


35 posted on 08/13/2010 3:39:47 PM PDT by RickB444 (Beat your sword into plowshares, but wined up plowing the fields of someone who kept their sword.)
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To: Recovering_Democrat
must have seen the news story about Bush 43 and Laura greeting the troops.

The first thought that came to my mind scrolling thru the threads.

36 posted on 08/13/2010 3:45:14 PM PDT by SloopJohnB (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence)
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To: kristinn; All

Michelle Antoinette to GI’s at Walter Reed: “In your struggles to recover from your wounds, please remember to be proud of me for showing up”.

Hand delivering the invoice for her transporation to Spain, no doubt...


37 posted on 08/13/2010 3:53:30 PM PDT by conservativeharleyguy (Democrats: Over 60 million fooled daily!)
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To: conservativeharleyguy

It would be reasonable to presume she brought them cake to eat.


38 posted on 08/13/2010 4:02:50 PM PDT by Tudorfly
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To: kristinn

Perhaps someone can enlighten me...Mrs. Obama claimed “military families” as one of the issues she planned to address as First Lady. But I can’t find any record of her meeting with them since early this year—or possiblly sometime in late 2010. If anyone has more specific info, please post it on this thread. Coming off her vacation debacle in Spain, she clearly needed a better photo op, so off to Walter Reed.

Also, it’s very clear this trip was arranged at literally the last moment. I was at Walter Reed for several hours Thursday afternoon, and there was no talk of a pending visit by Mrs. Obama, or any evidence of preparations for her arrival (Secret Service presence; cutting the grass, etc).

Glad I made the trip to Walter Reed yesterday and not today.


39 posted on 08/13/2010 4:05:43 PM PDT by ExNewsExSpook
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To: Stosh

Total damage control. She just got back from the extravagent trip from Spain and is about to embark on yet another vacation in Martha’s Vineyard. Marie Antionette indeed.


40 posted on 08/13/2010 4:12:49 PM PDT by KC_Conspirator
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“So, please excuse me for not giving Michelle Obama praise for her visit today.”

I’ll go one better and condemn outright her using our troops as props to pump up her sagging opinion polls! This is just more proof that she is a classless B*&#%! I can’t wait until she and her narcissistic commie husband are sent packing back to their crappy Chicago crib!


41 posted on 08/13/2010 4:16:24 PM PDT by penelopesire (FOX NEWS TRIBAL PRINCESS)
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To: kristinn; penelopesire; STARWISE; hoosiermama; maggief; Liz; Victoria Delsoul; Lakeshark

What’s next?

The adoption of an Afghan special needs child?


42 posted on 08/13/2010 4:25:01 PM PDT by onyx (Sarah/Michele 2012)
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To: onyx

She probably asked for donations to help support her next vacation or White House party. What a total EPIC FAIL 1st lady. EPIC!


43 posted on 08/13/2010 4:27:38 PM PDT by hal ogen (1st amendment or reeducation camp?)
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To: onyx

LOL! My favorite post of the week.


44 posted on 08/13/2010 4:32:51 PM PDT by lonevoice (I can see November from my house!)
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To: onyx

LOL..perhaps she can adopt a ‘starving baby’ from America now that her husband has robbed the foodtsamp program to pay off the teacher’s unions.

I can’t possibly detest these frauds more than I do right now. The woman is a classless commie clown.


45 posted on 08/13/2010 4:36:52 PM PDT by penelopesire (FOX NEWS TRIBAL PRINCESS)
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“Barack Obama has been to Walter Reed only once as president.”

I’m guessing Walter Reed is really hard to get to, not like the kind of place you could ride to on a whirlybird in a few minutes. It must be in Alaska.
/s


46 posted on 08/13/2010 4:37:09 PM PDT by GnuHere
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To: kristinn
The ballerina heard about President and Mrs. Bush visiting the troops in Dallas and ordered a bit of wookie woman for the troops at Walter Reed. I hope that she was sincere... I know that she was not.

LLS

47 posted on 08/13/2010 4:38:29 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!)
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To: lonevoice

It’s so tasteless, because I’m mad, I thought my post would get yanked...lol.


48 posted on 08/13/2010 4:39:32 PM PDT by onyx (Sarah/Michele 2012)
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To: onyx

“Don’t worry, sweetie, the Secret Service will take care of you just like they do Bo. We’ll be there for photo ops, though.”


49 posted on 08/13/2010 4:39:52 PM PDT by GnuHere
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To: onyx

What’s next?

The adoption of an Afghan special needs child?
_________________________

We already have a ‘kenyan’ special needs child elected to the white house.


50 posted on 08/13/2010 4:42:29 PM PDT by maine yankee
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