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Marker placed at Hyde Park shopping center where Obamas shared first kiss (mega-barf alert)
Chicago Tribune ^ | August 16, 2012 | Dahleen Glanton

Posted on 08/16/2012 12:11:10 PM PDT by Zakeet

She was an attorney at a big Chicago law firm. He was a Harvard Law student who landed a job there as a summer associate. He was immediately smitten. She wasn't so sure. But he won her over, and the couple sealed their budding romance with a kiss at the Baskin-Robbins ice cream shop in Hyde Park.

So goes the story of how Michelle and Barack Obama fell in love in 1989. And on Wednesday, a historical marker went up at the corner of Dorchester Avenue and 53rd Street noting the exact location where the couple had their first smooch.

A quote from President Obama, taken from an interview published in "O, The Oprah Magazine" in February 2007, is inscribed beneath an embedded photo of the couple.

"On our first date, I treated her to the finest ice cream Baskin-Robbins had to offer, our dinner table doubling as the curb. I kissed her, and it tasted like chocolate."

(Excerpt) Read more at chicagotribune.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: chicago; marker; obama

Some suggested that the site could become a popular spot for first dates and even marriage proposals.

1 posted on 08/16/2012 12:11:22 PM PDT by Zakeet
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To: Zakeet

The morons living in this country REALLY need to get a life.


2 posted on 08/16/2012 12:12:39 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Had enough of the freaks running the show yet?)
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To: Zakeet
Marker placed at Hyde Park shopping center where Obamas shared first kiss

This sounds like another made up Obama factoid.
Larry Sinclair never said anything about Michelle being there.


3 posted on 08/16/2012 12:14:39 PM PDT by Iron Munro ("Jiggle the Handle for Barry!")
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To: Zakeet

How are they sure this was the spot, it could have been a composite spot......


4 posted on 08/16/2012 12:14:39 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: Zakeet

I’m guessin’ that the dork’s first kiss was with another dork.


5 posted on 08/16/2012 12:15:04 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Zakeet

I’m placing a marker at the spot where Omoslem first fellated Larry Sinclair.


6 posted on 08/16/2012 12:15:04 PM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: Zakeet

And then off to Lenin’s tomb for the ceremony.


7 posted on 08/16/2012 12:16:12 PM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: Zakeet

Who was the lucky guy?

Michelle is rumored to have said “Goony Goohoo” after the kiss.


8 posted on 08/16/2012 12:16:12 PM PDT by AppyPappy (If you really want to annoy someone, point out something obvious that they are trying hard to ignore)
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To: GraceG
How are they sure this was the spot, it could have been a composite spot......

Can you imagine how much Michelle must be simmering on the inside if this is a composite?

9 posted on 08/16/2012 12:16:48 PM PDT by Pollster1 (Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. - Ronald Reagan)
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To: Zakeet

And others think it could become a place where people can go who wish to become violently ill.


10 posted on 08/16/2012 12:17:44 PM PDT by JaguarXKE (If my Fluffy had a puppy, it would look like the puppy Obama ate!)
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To: Zakeet
He was immediately smitten. She wasn't so sure

....but the money was right.

11 posted on 08/16/2012 12:19:25 PM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: Zakeet

I just threw up a little in my mouth.


12 posted on 08/16/2012 12:19:37 PM PDT by tje
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To: Zakeet

“...it tasted like chocolate”

That’s racist!!


13 posted on 08/16/2012 12:19:41 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: Zakeet

Who was the lucky guy?


14 posted on 08/16/2012 12:20:38 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: Zakeet

It’s a great place for the drunks to purge themselves.


15 posted on 08/16/2012 12:21:01 PM PDT by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: Zakeet

He didn’t do that. Someone else did it.


16 posted on 08/16/2012 12:21:59 PM PDT by Ingtar (Everyone complains about the weather, but only Liberals try to legislate it.)
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To: Zakeet

Hey, you know, better this than the marker in the Oval Office from Bill’s time there...


17 posted on 08/16/2012 12:22:14 PM PDT by kingu (Everything starts with slashing the size and scope of the federal government.)
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To: Zakeet

Who cares about these two would be haters & destroyers of America? I would suggest that the Obamabot media start looking real hard at continuing to carry water for these two anti-Americans. Obama/Biden are going to be defeated big time and the Obamabot media is not going to be looked upon kindly!!! End of story!!!


18 posted on 08/16/2012 12:22:39 PM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX ( My only objective is defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!)
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To: Zakeet
She wasn't so sure.

Because she had always just assumed he was gay.

19 posted on 08/16/2012 12:23:08 PM PDT by layman (Card Carrying Infidel)
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To: GraceG
How are they sure this was the spot, it could have been a composite spot......

I think Composit Spot was his dog ( not sure if it's the one he ate)

20 posted on 08/16/2012 12:23:50 PM PDT by JaguarXKE (If my Fluffy had a puppy, it would look like the puppy Obama ate!)
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To: Zakeet
Some suggested that the site could become a popular spot for first dates and even marriage proposals.

"Why are you kneeling down in this parking lot across the street from the Ribs'N'Bibs? . . . oh, no . . ."

21 posted on 08/16/2012 12:26:14 PM PDT by wideawake
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To: Zakeet
I kissed her and she tasted like chocolate.

Now if you kiss her she'll taste like: ribs, pizza, french fries, cheeseburgers, bratwurst, lemon merengue pie, chocolate cake, brownies, onion rings, chicken wings, sheetrock, carpet, and breath mints.

22 posted on 08/16/2012 12:26:14 PM PDT by Harley (Life is Tough, But it's going to get a lot Tougher if you vote for Obama in Nov.)
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To: Zakeet

Help me out people... shouldn’t the marker read that the curb doubled as the dinner table?


23 posted on 08/16/2012 12:29:09 PM PDT by Third Person (Proud to be a knuckledragger!)
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To: Zakeet
"...I kissed her, and it tasted like chocolate."

And you stole that BS line from that goofy "mayor" who was running New Orleans during Katrina.

Got anything original?

24 posted on 08/16/2012 12:29:43 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Had enough of the freaks running the show yet?)
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To: Harley

I’m glad Michelle didn’t tell us what Barry tasted like.


25 posted on 08/16/2012 12:30:36 PM PDT by Third Person (Proud to be a knuckledragger!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
“...it tasted like chocolate”

That’s racist!!

With O, according to Larry Sinclair, that might be sexist, too.

26 posted on 08/16/2012 12:35:48 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Third Person

“I kissed her and IT tasted like chocolate.”

Um, why is he referring to ‘her’ as ‘it’?

Heh.


27 posted on 08/16/2012 12:37:46 PM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: Zakeet

28 posted on 08/16/2012 12:40:40 PM PDT by Slyfox
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To: Harley

Hahahahahahahaahahahaha!!!!


29 posted on 08/16/2012 12:44:38 PM PDT by taterjay
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To: Zakeet
"Tastes like chocolate"....is this a Freudian slip?? Me thinks so.

The clown in Loiusiana( I think) would say they is both "milk chocolate".

The marker is ridiculous. Hope the birds sh** all over it.

30 posted on 08/16/2012 12:49:40 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Zakeet

does the motel where soetoro and larry sinclair came together have a sign up that says “soetoro slept here?”


31 posted on 08/16/2012 12:50:48 PM PDT by biggredd1
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32 posted on 08/16/2012 12:52:38 PM PDT by GQuagmire
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To: kingu
"Hey, you know, better this than the marker in the Oval Office from Bill’s time there..."

I assume you're referring to the carpet stain?

33 posted on 08/16/2012 12:53:48 PM PDT by Mich Patriot (Today if you invent a better mousetrap, the government comes along with a better mouse. RReagan)
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To: Zakeet

Superfund site. The White Hut must be a write off.


34 posted on 08/16/2012 1:00:35 PM PDT by Stentor
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To: Zakeet

...the shopping center where they knew they could cash their ill gotten welfare checks with no questions asked.....(6 social security numbers)


35 posted on 08/16/2012 1:07:38 PM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Zakeet

More election time diversion away from the fact that barry is gay.


36 posted on 08/16/2012 1:18:35 PM PDT by crosshairs (America: Once the land of the free. Still the home of the brave.)
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To: Zakeet
My Gawd...are people that vacuous to mark the spot where the Obama's first kissed...

It smacks of "cult of personality"

Maybe we should mark the spot were they first did the horizontal mambo

Yes, I'm a racist because I used white figures

37 posted on 08/16/2012 1:32:21 PM PDT by Popman (In a place you only dream of Where your soul is always free)
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To: Zakeet

That’s funny ... I actually had ice cream from that Baskin Robbins, and combined with straight instant coffee (alnighter for paper due next day at U of C) I wound up puking. That was in ‘85.

He also patronized Valois. Now that is a good solid eatery.


38 posted on 08/16/2012 1:35:11 PM PDT by Dr. Sivana ("I love to hear you talk talk talk, but I hate what I hear you say."-Del Shannon)
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To: Zakeet
Funny, Hyde Park will memorialize this "sacred" spot but the hospital in Hawaii where he was supposedly born won't even admit to the "sacred" event.
39 posted on 08/16/2012 1:38:40 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism)
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To: Zakeet
Funny, Hyde Park will memorialize this "sacred" spot but the hospital in Hawaii where he was supposedly born won't even admit to the "sacred" event.
40 posted on 08/16/2012 1:39:12 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism)
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To: GraceG
How are they sure this was the spot, it could have been a composite spot......

Even iif it was the spot, he didn't do that, some one else did!

41 posted on 08/16/2012 1:41:28 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism)
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To: Zakeet

And now these morons are trying to put companies like Baskin Robbins out of business - he by handcuffing them with stifling regulations and she with her war on fattening foods.


42 posted on 08/16/2012 2:07:50 PM PDT by OrangeHoof (Our economy won't heal until one particular black man is unemployed.)
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To: Zakeet

This is pure bull $hit! No, they are not god like.


43 posted on 08/16/2012 2:37:36 PM PDT by elephant
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To: Zakeet

mecca for the moocher class.


44 posted on 08/16/2012 2:38:04 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: FlingWingFlyer
The morons living in this country REALLY need to get a life.

No kidding.

That plaque is utterly inane (yet therefore a highly appropriate way of commemorating this "historic" couple, and exactly the type of thing you'd expect from the silly people who admire them).

45 posted on 08/16/2012 4:02:05 PM PDT by BlatherNaut
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