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Michelle Obama addresses West Point class of 2011 (Hurl Alert)
AP ^ | May 20, 2011 | MICHAEL HILL

Posted on 05/20/2011 8:47:23 PM PDT by PROCON

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) - First lady Michelle Obama urged more than 1,000 cadets Friday night on the brink of graduating to keep in mind the families of the soldiers they will lead. Obama addressed the white-clad cadets and their families gathered in the U.S. Military Academy's castle-like mess hall for a graduation-eve banquet. It marked her first visit to the storied academy and dovetails with her recent work on behalf of military families.

She noted that more than half of service members are married and 40 percent have two or more kids.

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Obama's visit to West Point and another on June 3 to Quantico Middle High School on the Marine Corps Base in Virginia underscores her commitment to the military, the White House said.

Right, just like her husbands?

1 posted on 05/20/2011 8:47:27 PM PDT by PROCON
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To: PROCON

You just can’t make this crap up.


2 posted on 05/20/2011 8:49:00 PM PDT by Patrick1 ("The problem with Internet quotations is that many are not genuine." - Abraham Lincoln)
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To: PROCON

She has no right to even an opinion on this matter. So stinking clueless on any and all things military. I think I dislike these people more and more every day.


3 posted on 05/20/2011 8:50:58 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Put Obie in a dress and call him "The Last Queen of Scotland".)
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To: PROCON

Bare arms and all, I would guess.

Also did she elaborate on just exactly which world army she was so committed to?


4 posted on 05/20/2011 8:51:58 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: Secret Agent Man
Bare arms and all, I would guess.

You guessed right; posting the pic would have been a copyright infringement....THANKFULLY!

But go to the story if you must..:=)

5 posted on 05/20/2011 8:54:55 PM PDT by PROCON (Liberals Mistake Education and Knowledge for Wisdom and Common Sense.)
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To: PROCON

I hope everyone was furnished a barf-bag.
Can you imagine trying to eat while that cow is speaking?


6 posted on 05/20/2011 8:55:17 PM PDT by AlexW (Proud eligibility skeptic)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

You think YOU dislike her?

How about those cadets who have the greatest day of their lives ruined by listening to this wookie who hates America more than her husband?


7 posted on 05/20/2011 8:56:01 PM PDT by max americana (.)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

I think I dislike these people more and more every day.


My loathing for them increases by the day.


8 posted on 05/20/2011 9:00:29 PM PDT by unkus
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To: PROCON

Can you just imagine how the cadets felt having this trashy
anti-American there lecturing them on ANYTHING!!! Disgusting!


9 posted on 05/20/2011 9:01:36 PM PDT by LUV W (GOP? You need to fight like a GIRL!!~~Sarah Palin)
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To: PROCON
DISGUSTING!

10 posted on 05/20/2011 9:02:49 PM PDT by Baynative (Truth is treason in an empire of lies)
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To: max americana

How about those cadets who have the greatest day of their lives ruined by listening to this wookie who hates America more than her husband?


They got to see the enemy up close. May it help them discern friend from foe in the future.


11 posted on 05/20/2011 9:02:55 PM PDT by unkus
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To: PROCON

I would imagine they would have just as soon have had Osama Bin Laden address them. Geeeeeeeeeeeeez!


12 posted on 05/20/2011 9:03:08 PM PDT by LUV W (GOP? You need to fight like a GIRL!!~~Sarah Palin)
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To: PROCON

Actually, what she said was that they should be mindful of the families of the sweet and gentle muslims they may soon face and hesitate to reflect before pulling the trigger or hurling that grenade.


13 posted on 05/20/2011 9:03:38 PM PDT by Dick Bachert (2012 CAN'T COME SOON ENOUGH FOR ME. HOW ABOUT YOU?)
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To: max americana

VERY UNFAIR. TOTAL DISSERVICE TO OUR NEW MILITARY.


14 posted on 05/20/2011 9:04:39 PM PDT by merryberry (RAPTURE..where will you be....(I'll probably be on FR))
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To: PROCON
"...Obama saluted the cadets for sticking through four grueling years at West Point during a time when their older classmates routinely packed off for Iraq and Afghanistan—some to never return..."

Clueless. Absolutely clueless.

15 posted on 05/20/2011 9:04:43 PM PDT by rlmorel (Capitalism is the Goose that lays The Golden Egg.)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

Did she say, “Military food is not very healthy, and too many of you guys smoke. There have to be some changes made!!!”/sarcasm;)


16 posted on 05/20/2011 9:05:18 PM PDT by Frank_2001
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To: PROCON

17 posted on 05/20/2011 9:05:38 PM PDT by VoiceOfBruck (Get crazy with the cheese whiz!)
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To: max americana
AFN had an insulting PSA with the Wookie and Jill Biden talking about how FINALLY there is a way for military families to support each other. I got so sick of it. I doubt seriously if double wide even knew a soldier before getting to the WH. Mrs Biden at least has an understanding about sending a son into a combat zone

It got to the point I just had to turn it off. Couldn't stand to even have it on in the background.

18 posted on 05/20/2011 9:05:57 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Put Obie in a dress and call him "The Last Queen of Scotland".)
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To: max americana

19 posted on 05/20/2011 9:07:50 PM PDT by rlmorel (Capitalism is the Goose that lays The Golden Egg.)
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To: PROCON

CNN reporting the CEO of Mattel Toy corporation, will address senior scientists at NASA on Monday.


20 posted on 05/20/2011 9:10:16 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: gov_bean_ counter
Yeah. They were joking with the Marines out in Hawaii a while back...


21 posted on 05/20/2011 9:11:37 PM PDT by rlmorel (Capitalism is the Goose that lays The Golden Egg.)
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To: dragnet2

Your irony is not lost on me..:=)


22 posted on 05/20/2011 9:11:41 PM PDT by PROCON (Liberals Mistake Education and Knowledge for Wisdom and Common Sense.)
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To: PROCON

What a shame these proud cadets get assaulted by an overweight communist American hating socialist upon their graduation.


23 posted on 05/20/2011 9:12:17 PM PDT by RS_Rider (I hate Illinois Nazis)
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To: gov_bean_ counter
if double wide

ROFLMAO!

24 posted on 05/20/2011 9:13:31 PM PDT by PROCON (Liberals Mistake Education and Knowledge for Wisdom and Common Sense.)
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To: rlmorel
Obie assumed an aire of familiarity with Marines that I thought was shameful after just shooting some baskets with them . There is NWIH he can begin to relate to their experience, much less sit around and yuk it up. Better he just shut up and sit in awe of their amazing commitment to the idea they swore an oath to uphold.
25 posted on 05/20/2011 9:20:23 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Put Obie in a dress and call him "The Last Queen of Scotland".)
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To: gov_bean_ counter
"...Better he just shut up and sit in awe of their amazing commitment to the idea they swore an oath to uphold..."

Boy, like THAT would ever happen...

26 posted on 05/20/2011 9:27:32 PM PDT by rlmorel (Capitalism is the Goose that lays The Golden Egg.)
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To: PROCON

My oldest son graduates from West Point tomorrow so my wife and I were at her speech. He was pulled aside by one of her mincing aides. He was asked who his parents voted for in the last election and told them he didn’t know. He had to be politically correct in his responses, I don’t.

The speech was fluffy and not inspiring. She said nice things about the cadets and their parents laced with references to West Point history. All I thought of her words about the first time she was proud of our country.

I got the chance to meet many other cadets and their parents. They are the types that make America great. Michelle should not have intruded on their celebration. Some walked out when she started to speak and many did not applaud. The cadets had to be polite.

Tomorrow will be better if the rain stays away like it did for their parade.


27 posted on 05/20/2011 9:32:42 PM PDT by Lajmaiz
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To: max americana

exactly

Cadets AND families.


28 posted on 05/20/2011 9:34:04 PM PDT by schwingdoc
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To: PROCON
What ever happened to the benoes--"be no wife, be no horse, be no mustache?"

Also known as, "If the Army wants you to have a wife, they'll issue one to you."

29 posted on 05/20/2011 9:34:55 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: PROCON
it's like they are rubbing the Cadets noses in their filth...
30 posted on 05/20/2011 9:36:29 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Lajmaiz

THANKS for the report. And thank your son for us...for America! How interesting that they asked who his PARENTS voted for....did they ask who HE voted for?


31 posted on 05/20/2011 9:39:59 PM PDT by goodnesswins (Unlike the West, the Islamic world is serious.)
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To: Lajmaiz

At least he can see they,re un-disciplined in their banality. Something to file away for later use. Thanks to your son and thanks to you for making him worthy.


32 posted on 05/20/2011 9:53:55 PM PDT by TwoSwords (The Lord is a man of war, Exodus 15:3)
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To: Lajmaiz

Congratulations, you must be incredibly proud. I am sorry Michelle intruded on your weekend.


33 posted on 05/20/2011 10:00:19 PM PDT by Neverforget01 (It Could Have Been Worse Is Not A Defense For Bad Policy)
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To: PROCON

The nerve of this woman, who has NEVER worn the uniform or served her country, lecturing these hard-working, brave young cadets, who ARE wearing the uniform and serving their country, is just plain sickening. Her “support” for the military consists of her doing photo-ops to get her America-hating husband re-elected.


34 posted on 05/20/2011 10:22:01 PM PDT by dupree
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To: VoiceOfBruck

(Get crazy with the cheese whiz!)

LOL

Your tagline made me remember how at the age of four or five, I covered my teddy bear from head to toe with cheeze whiz using a butter knife.


35 posted on 05/20/2011 10:48:08 PM PDT by Avery Iota Kracker (Why get 'er done, when you can get 'er did twyst as fast.)
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To: PROCON

Unfortunately I am sure that the red carpet & gushing & fawning treatment for phatass mabelle michelle was all the latest rage. Our military cadets & our top military leaders are 70% socialist liberal retards, schooled & indoctrinated with anti-Christian, anti-American, pro-homosexual, pro-muslim propoganda. Diversity training & multi-culturalism & globalism & the New World Order are now standard training indoctrination for aspiring young officers, just like in any fortune 500 business in America today. You can mock whites & Christianity & the TEA Party, but say a word against any minority or expecially a homo or a muslim and you are toast on the spot. The military academies & aspiring young officers are in the same identical boat. From the last generation, General George Patton would have never made it out of today’s military academy before being dismissed for having the wrong “geopoliitical, globalist, homophobic, non-conforming” mindset.


36 posted on 05/20/2011 11:17:17 PM PDT by rcrngroup
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Your tagline made me remember how at the age of four or five, I covered my teddy bear from head to toe with cheeze whiz using a butter knife.

Wow...I gotta say...that is one of the weirdest things I have ever heard in my life.

You most definitely ROCK!

37 posted on 05/20/2011 11:47:10 PM PDT by Tainan (Cogito Ergo Conservitus.)
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To: PROCON

Boy, I bet she was a real inspiration /sarc/


38 posted on 05/21/2011 12:06:54 AM PDT by DakotaRed (Why not just pass a law requiring criminals to obey the laws?)
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To: PROCON

Just when you think it can’t get any worse...


39 posted on 05/21/2011 1:45:41 AM PDT by SuperLuminal (Where is another agitator for republicanism like Sam Adams when we need him?)
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To: PROCON

a clear slap in the face of the military


40 posted on 05/21/2011 4:28:04 AM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-Qaeda" and its allies.)
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To: PROCON

Did they applaud - stand and cheer? If so, what is there to say?


41 posted on 05/21/2011 4:29:49 AM PDT by raybbr (People who still support Obama are either a Marxist or a moron.)
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To: PROCON
Red sleeveless dress with a double set of pearls???

Someone call the fashion police.

42 posted on 05/21/2011 4:35:33 AM PDT by mware
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To: PROCON

I never heard of the first lady speaking to Cadets/Midshipmen about to graduate before from the Academies. Is this normal? Seems very rude and creepy. Especially if they have aids asking the cadets who their parents voted for.


43 posted on 05/21/2011 4:35:42 AM PDT by castlegreyskull
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To: raybbr

At least the cadets have personally seen who they must handcuff if it comes to that.


44 posted on 05/21/2011 4:37:59 AM PDT by hal ogen (1st amendment or reeducation camp?)
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To: PROCON

Just another reminder of the damage the “hope and change” drooling half wits did to our America.


45 posted on 05/21/2011 4:41:32 AM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: Lajmaiz

IMO..This was not the place of any Presidents “wife”. I wonder who and what she had to pull off to get this under her hat?

These guys deserved someone with success under their hat...what has Michelle accomplished that warrented her that “Honor” of addressing these fine young men...nothing! There is nothing military about her.

I think you saying her being there was an ‘Intrusion’ is correct. May the parents of these fine young men recognize there are many significant and successful men who would have loved the pleasure of speaking to them.


46 posted on 05/21/2011 4:51:19 AM PDT by caww
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To: max americana
How about those cadets who have the greatest day of their lives ruined by listening to this wookie who hates America more than her husband

What in the world was the West Point administration thinking when they invited Michelle to speak to the graduates? How disgusting!

47 posted on 05/21/2011 4:58:24 AM PDT by CitizenM (If we ever forget that we're one nation under GOD, then we will be a nation gone under.-Ronald Re)
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To: PROCON

Graduation Information:

http://www.usma.edu/class/2011/

No mention Of M. Obama.

Is this the correct place to look?

Perhaps she bigfooted in after the plans were made?


48 posted on 05/21/2011 5:28:49 AM PDT by DUMBGRUNT (The best is the enemy of the good!)
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To: CitizenM
What in the world was the West Point administration thinking when they invited Michelle to speak to the graduates? How disgusting!

The didn't have a choice. The military has been run, disparaged and bullied by the anti-war 60's protesters since January 2009.

49 posted on 05/21/2011 5:32:30 AM PDT by fwdude (Prosser wins, Goonions lose.)
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To: CitizenM

I’d bet they were told, rather than asked... either that, or some of the career military politicians were looking to get a leg tingle.


50 posted on 05/21/2011 5:34:49 AM PDT by Teacher317 (really?)
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