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Obamas walk to neighborhood wedding
Chicago Tribune ^ | June 16, 2012

Posted on 06/16/2012 5:12:42 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement

The first family walked over to a wedding in their hometown neighborhood tonight.

President Barack Obama, his wife Michelle and daughters Malia, 13, and Sasha, 11, are here for their first trip to the city as a foursome in two years.

While the White House never confirmed why the Obamas were visiting their hometown, it was widely expected they were here to attend the wedding of the daughter of their friend and adviser Valerie Jarrett at Jarrett's nearby home.

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Does Michelle allow Barry to eat wedding cake?
1 posted on 06/16/2012 5:12:50 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement
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To: ConservativeStatement

Wonder what that ‘walk’ cost, not only in terms of money, but in the disruption of the lives of everybody within a ten-mile radius??


2 posted on 06/16/2012 5:15:39 PM PDT by Uncle Ike (Rope is cheap, and there are lots of trees...)
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To: ConservativeStatement

They went as a family? Now that is news.


3 posted on 06/16/2012 5:16:20 PM PDT by svcw (If one living cell on another planet is life, why isn't it life in the womb?)
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To: ConservativeStatement

The guests are like Moochella. They don’t know how to dress.


4 posted on 06/16/2012 5:18:29 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Uncle Ike

Fortunately there just happened to be two
party fundraisers next door and the opening of
a new Solyndra retraining center, where the President
is expected to make a short statement on US energy
policy.


5 posted on 06/16/2012 5:20:31 PM PDT 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: ConservativeStatement

What is shocking to me is that Valerie Jarrett actually had a baby and didn’t abort it. I thought abortion was huge among Commies.


6 posted on 06/16/2012 5:21:34 PM PDT by funfan
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To: ConservativeStatement

A walk through the ghetto.....how fitting.....Did they wear hoodies....


7 posted on 06/16/2012 5:22:55 PM PDT by geege
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To: ConservativeStatement

photo op. walking makes for better pictures than the 3 inch thick ballistic glass in the beast.


8 posted on 06/16/2012 5:23:17 PM PDT by JohnBrowdie (http://forum.stink-eye.net)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Ddi they stop by Target to get a toaster for the happy couples wedding gift?


9 posted on 06/16/2012 5:27:37 PM PDT by digger48
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To: ConservativeStatement

These people in the video are going to a wedding ?

They look like they are going out to dinner ?

Classless clowns....


10 posted on 06/16/2012 5:28:53 PM PDT by Popman (When you elect a clown: expect a circus...)
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To: ConservativeStatement

I wonder if he happened to run into Bill Ayers, ‘walking his dog’?


11 posted on 06/16/2012 5:32:49 PM PDT by davius (You can roll manure in powdered sugar but that don't make it a jelly doughnut.)
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To: digger48; DJ MacWoW; RedMDer; trisham; TheOldLady; musicman; vox_freedom; JoeProBono; The Cajun; ...






12 posted on 06/16/2012 5:34:54 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: freekitty

The hosts set the standard for the wedding ... but a lot of people I saw looked pretty bad, and Michelle Obama isn’t the only one who walks as if she has badly designed robotic legs. We’re just suburban nobodies, but my mother taught me to stand up straight and walk lightly


13 posted on 06/16/2012 5:35:10 PM PDT by Tax-chick (All that, plus a real-meat cheezburger and wine.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

I can’t believe this was a boy-girl wedding. Maybe one of the happy couple is transgendered or something.


14 posted on 06/16/2012 5:36:40 PM PDT by madprof98
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To: Tax-chick

and also to end a sentence with a period.


15 posted on 06/16/2012 5:36:40 PM PDT by Tax-chick (All that, plus a real-meat cheezburger and wine.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

The notorious slumlord and limousine socialist Valerie Barrett is just another “guy in the neighborhood.”


16 posted on 06/16/2012 5:37:23 PM PDT by FormerACLUmember
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To: ConservativeStatement

It too will fail.


17 posted on 06/16/2012 5:39:28 PM PDT by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: davius

He might have...but he wouldn’t have recognized him. After all, he’s just a guy in the neighborhood. /s


18 posted on 06/16/2012 5:41:47 PM PDT by berdie
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To: STARWISE; Ezekiel

Michelle appears to be wearing a pleated white silk skirt over a fancy bathing suit. It’s reminiscent of late-70s tv ... maybe she always dreamed of being on “Love Boat” or in the “Sports Illustrated” swimsuit issue.


19 posted on 06/16/2012 5:41:47 PM PDT by Tax-chick (All that, plus a real-meat cheezburger and wine.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Aside from hideous, I guess Mooch-elle never learned you don’t wear black to a wedding.


20 posted on 06/16/2012 5:42:35 PM PDT by pops88 (Standing with Breitbart for truth.)
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To: Red Steel; Fred Nerks; Danae; butterdezillion; hoosiermama; Beckwith
"Jarrett’s daughter Laura, an attorney at Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw, is marrying Tony Balkissoon, an attorney at Sidley & Austin.

*snip*

Attorney General Eric Holder, former U.N. ambassador Vernon Jordan and Chicago financier and Obama pal John Rogers arrived earlier Saturday at the wedding, which is at the home of Valerie Jarrett’s mother. Flowers have turned the yard at the home into a beautiful setting. A huge white tent has been set up in the back yard."

21 posted on 06/16/2012 5:44:38 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: STARWISE

Just another acquaintance in the neighborHOOD.

Would love to see the guest list....Uncle Louis? BlankO’s wife? Penny P? Jesse Robison Jackson and Legitimate children?......What a block party! Shame it;s not a cell block!


22 posted on 06/16/2012 5:44:57 PM PDT by hoosiermama ( Obama: " born in Kenya.".. he's lying now or then?)
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To: pops88

The text says her blouse is green. It looked black on the news vid and seems kind of olive-gray in the photo.

Black is common at weddings these days, even for the bride’s attendants. I don’t get the urge to wear black, myself ... there are many more flattering colors for everyone.


23 posted on 06/16/2012 5:51:21 PM PDT by Tax-chick (All that, plus a real-meat cheezburger and wine.)
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To: STARWISE

Whooooooooooo boy. Check out the body language going on in that first picture...


24 posted on 06/16/2012 5:55:01 PM PDT by Bradís Gramma (PRAY for this country like your life depends on it......because it DOES!)
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To: ConservativeStatement

They spent the night in their own home. I hope they get used to it. I’d like to see them spend the next 4 years there.


25 posted on 06/16/2012 5:55:42 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: ConservativeStatement

...*smiles*...how many manhole covers were welded shut?


26 posted on 06/16/2012 5:59:40 PM PDT by Doogle (((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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To: STARWISE

I just heard a severe weather watch for Chicago until 2:00 AM. Maybe the Messiah can raise his arms and split the storm clouds over the wedding.


27 posted on 06/16/2012 6:02:33 PM PDT by bushbuddy
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To: STARWISE; All

28 posted on 06/16/2012 6:03:19 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: STARWISE

The bride: (from 2009)

Name: Laura Jarrett. Age: 24.

Secondary School: University of Chicago Laboratory Schools.

College: Amherst; now a third-year law student at Harvard.

Favorite Books: To Kill a Mockingbird, Anna Karenina, In Cold Blood, The History of Sexuality, and Me Talk Pretty One Day.

Cause: “Promoting civil rights and social equality for women and minorities.”

Favorite spot in the world: “Chicago in the summertime.”

Ambitions: “Write a book and work as a TV-news legal analyst.”

Would love to have dinner with: Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Thurgood Marshall together.

You can never have too many: “Good friends or setbacks in life—both give strength and build character.”

One day I hope to: “Have the wisdom and grace of my mother.”


29 posted on 06/16/2012 6:11:19 PM PDT by getmeouttaPalmBeachCounty_FL (chirping birds + basket weavers who sit + smile + twiddle their thumbs + toes They're coming to take)
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To: Tax-chick

I hear ya.


30 posted on 06/16/2012 6:14:27 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Tax-chick
and also to end a sentence with a period.

from a quick visit to your home page, it appears you've missed a few periods before. : )

31 posted on 06/16/2012 6:19:18 PM PDT by digger48
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it appears you've missed a few periods before.

Preggers? Congratulations. Is the father known yet?

32 posted on 06/16/2012 6:24:38 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Subvert the dominant paradise!)
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To: Tax-chick

Unfortunately, black is the MOST flattering color for me....but, I get so TIRED of it...but, I doubt I would wear it to a summer wedding!


33 posted on 06/16/2012 6:25:14 PM PDT by goodnesswins (What has happened to America?)
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To: Brad's Gramma

Just Mr. Cocky and Cool behind his mother-in-law, huh?


34 posted on 06/16/2012 6:31:57 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: STARWISE

Looks more brow-beaten to me....


35 posted on 06/16/2012 6:33:25 PM PDT by Bradís Gramma (PRAY for this country like your life depends on it......because it DOES!)
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To: Tax-chick; All

36 posted on 06/16/2012 6:34:28 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: STARWISE

She’s wearing a bathing suit to a wedding??


37 posted on 06/16/2012 6:35:24 PM PDT by SCalGal (Friends don't let friends donate to H$U$ or PETA.)
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To: digger48

I was tempted to hit “abuse,” but looked at the home page. There’s sum stuff to really be proud of, and can’t fault your humor.


39 posted on 06/16/2012 6:41:16 PM PDT by pops88 (Standing with Breitbart for truth.)
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To: Brad's Gramma

Could be that for sure ... looking at her face above, they sure don’t look relaxed or like happy campers. He’s failing, he can’t quite understand it, but can’t ignore it.. it’s undeniable. He can only decide which dastardly, vengeful dictates he’ll serve up next to punish and show us who’s boss. May corpulent, pregnant bedbugs invade his nostrils .. only virtually of course.


40 posted on 06/16/2012 6:42:30 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: STARWISE
only virtually of course.

Of course....

41 posted on 06/16/2012 6:46:10 PM PDT by Bradís Gramma (PRAY for this country like your life depends on it......because it DOES!)
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To: STARWISE

Skirt on backwards? Lots of extra fabric in the front. ;-)

42 posted on 06/16/2012 6:49:54 PM PDT by wvguy
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To: pops88; Tax-chick

disrespect was the furthest thing from my mind.

I certainly hope it wasn’t taken that way.


43 posted on 06/16/2012 6:50:41 PM PDT by digger48
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To: getmeouttaPalmBeachCounty_FL

I thought the bride was surprisingly cute.
Usually the spawn of liberal politicians tends to be nasty looking.


44 posted on 06/16/2012 6:52:07 PM PDT by nascarnation (t)
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To: wvguy

That’s her build .. tummy pooch.


45 posted on 06/16/2012 6:56:34 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: digger48
Ddi they stop by Target to get a toaster for the happy couples wedding gift?

Maybe they gave the happy couple an iPod pre-loaded with ObieOne's speeches, plus a toy helicopter from the White House gift shop, just like they gave the British Queen and prime minister!

46 posted on 06/16/2012 7:01:09 PM PDT by Albion Wilde ("Real men are not threatened by strong women." -- Sarah Palin)
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To: digger48; Tax-chick
from a quick visit to your home page, it appears you've missed a few periods before. : )

Now THAT's witty!

47 posted on 06/16/2012 7:05:47 PM PDT by Albion Wilde ("Real men are not threatened by strong women." -- Sarah Palin)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Wow, so thats what the geographic center of the Chicago mob looks like.


48 posted on 06/16/2012 7:06:10 PM PDT by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: nascarnation

Yes, she is very pretty.


49 posted on 06/16/2012 7:09:22 PM PDT by getmeouttaPalmBeachCounty_FL (chirping birds + basket weavers who sit + smile + twiddle their thumbs + toes They're coming to take)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

I want to see him spend the rest of his life in prison.


50 posted on 06/16/2012 7:14:45 PM PDT by W. W. SMITH (Maybe the horse (RNC) will learn to sing)
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