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Michelle Obama Drops "Let's Move" Campaign (new massive community organizing project coming)
Townhall ^ | Jan 29, 2013 11:44 AM EST | Katie Pavlich

Posted on 01/29/2013 10:40:56 AM PST by drewh

New term, new project. First Lady Michelle Obama has quietly dropped her "Let's Move" campaign, the healthy eating push she took on for schools all over the country during her husband's first term.

First Lady Michelle Obama appears to have abandoned, at least for now, her oft-criticized “Let’s Move” initiative to promote exercise and healthy eating among the nation’s youth, halting public appearances and statements related to the program.

Mrs. Obama does not appear to have done anything much to personally publicize the initiative in more than four months – since she released a video in early September welcoming children back to school and telling them about the “healthy, delicious new choices” on school lunch menus. In August she had a “Kids’ State Dinner” at the White House to showcase healthy eating.

Townhall columnist Kyle Olson reported in September on growing complaints kids were going hungry as a result of Michelle Obama's lunch overhaul.

In Wisconsin, high school athletes are complaining about not getting enough to eat each day, due to the skimpy new school lunch menu mandated by the United States Department of Agriculture and First Lady Michelle Obama.

The story we published earlier this week on that subject is unfortunately not unique. Students across the country are complaining about the new school lunch regulations.

Perhaps the real motive is to starve students into slimming down. Just ask students in Pierre, South Dakota who, too, are in an all-out revolt.

"I know a lot of my friends who are just drinking a jug of milk for their lunch. And they are not getting a proper meal," middle school student Samantha Gortmaker told

Despite the fact that the new regulations have increased the cost of a lunch 20 to 25 cents per plate, it’s not pleasing students.

Some are throwing away their vegetables while others are adapting to the rules by becoming industrious. In New Bedford, Massachusetts, students have created a black market - for chocolate syrup. The kiddie capitalists are smuggling in bottles of it and selling it by the squeeze, according to

Nancy Carvalho, director of food services for New Bedford Public Schools, was quoted as saying that hummus and black bean salads have been tough sells in elementary cafeterias. That means even smaller children are going through the day fighting hunger pains, which can never be considered a good thing.

If Michelle Obama isn't moving this term, what is she doing? So far she's been helping her husband launch a new massive community organizing project known as "Organizing for Action" to promote progressive policy ideas.

TOPICS: Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 16tons; cheeseburgerqueen; eatwhatisay; foodnazi; homoerectus; lardbutt; mofrenchfries4moo; moochelle; notwhatieat; sihthead; wideload

1 posted on 01/29/2013 10:41:05 AM PST by drewh
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To: drewh

How’s her garden doing?

2 posted on 01/29/2013 10:43:05 AM PST by COBOL2Java (Fighting Obama without Boehner & McConnell is like going deer hunting without your accordion)
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To: drewh

And to think our grocers only just put up promotionals showing Michelle and that stupid creepy kids’ show hero Sporticus.

Does this mean I also won’t be seeing her commie face on the kids’ TV channels anymore?

What egregious unseemly politicizing.

3 posted on 01/29/2013 10:46:39 AM PST by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: COBOL2Java

Organizing for Communist Action is more like it.

4 posted on 01/29/2013 10:47:38 AM PST by austinaero
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To: drewh

These kids need protein...vegie do just that....turn you into vegetables....unless you have a huge supplementary program

5 posted on 01/29/2013 10:48:39 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: drewh

WASHINGTON — Derek Bovard, a 40-year computer technician in Castle Rock, Colo., was up watching Fox News early the morning of Jan. 18 when he saw the news that President Obama’s advisors were launching a new advocacy group called Organizing for Action.

Bovard jumped on the computer and snapped up the domain name He then proceeded to configure the site so all hits are directed to the website for the National Rifle Assn. – the very group that Obama is facing off against in his efforts to toughen gun laws.

“I’m for the Second Amendment,” Bovard said. “I’m not in agreement with a lot of things that are going on right now. If they don’t like it, they can buy it from me.”

Bovard, who paid about $10 to register the site, said he’d sell it for “somewhere around $10,000.”,0,3159504.story

6 posted on 01/29/2013 10:50:34 AM PST by kcvl
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To: drewh

So she’s finally starting the “LET’S MOO” movement..

7 posted on 01/29/2013 10:50:39 AM PST by max americana (Make the world a better place by punching a liberal in the face)
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To: drewh

As with North Korea, the kids are going hungry because Mrs Obama is eating all of the food.

8 posted on 01/29/2013 10:52:12 AM PST by lurk
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To: drewh

Organizing For Action Too unorganized to secure its own domain name.

As God is my witness, I was trying to be nice about Obama for America / Organizing For America / Organizing For Action / Oafs [Flatulating] Around / whatever else it is that they’re calling themselves these days – anyway, I was trying to be nice about the fact that the latest iteration of the group was having trouble getting itself up and running, or even upright. Partially because even the best led group in the world can have tremendous difficulties with its launch (so imagine how much trouble OFA’s going to be in, organizationally speaking!) – and partially because the risk of karmic backlash was just too high for casual mockery. I’d need to have something special happen before I was prepared to point and laugh.

Obama supporters have developed a reputation for being tech savvy, but they may have dropped the ball on this one. Organizing for Action, the advocacy group founded to enable Obama 2012 campaign supporters to lobby lawmakers and the public on issues of importance to them, has failed to register its own domain name.

The result is that, and have all been registered to some enterprising individuals who snapped up the domains on January 18, the day the news broke about the new group. The people listed as the contacts didn’t respond to e-mails asking them what they intend to do with domains.

9 posted on 01/29/2013 10:54:05 AM PST by kcvl
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To: COBOL2Java
‘How's her garden doing?

lol..she best get her gloves on...another month and that soil needs turned over and worked on...because we know she does all the work...right? and processes all the garden produces..can, freeze, dry...all the fun things farmers do...

10 posted on 01/29/2013 10:55:10 AM PST by haircutter
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To: drewh

With Organizing for Action, Obama has chosen to embrace the political power of his office by expanding the permanent campaign in an unprecedented way while creating new avenues for the soft corporate money that he spent years warning against.

Chaired by former Obama campaign manager Jim Messina, OFA will work to enact the president’s second-term agenda. Super PACs and other outside Democratic groups, freed from the constraints of election laws that banned certain coordination between them and the Obama campaign, will be able to share information and resources with OFA as they try to elect more Democrats to Congress.

The Democratic groups hope that OFA can keep Obama voters active and engaged enough to turn out in the midterm elections, which traditionally see a smaller, older and less diverse electorate. In the 2010 midterms, 45 million fewer voters showed up to cast their ballots than in 2008. Republicans won 63 seats in the House, taking control of the lower chamber, and six seats in the Senate, significantly cutting into the Democrats’ majority.

11 posted on 01/29/2013 10:56:07 AM PST by kcvl
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To: drewh

12 posted on 01/29/2013 11:02:27 AM PST by Lockbar (Quality Factory Loaded Ammunition ------- The New Gold)
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To: drewh

(new massive community organizing project coming)

What ACORN two?.

13 posted on 01/29/2013 11:08:51 AM PST by Vaduz
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To: drewh

Well, most likely, she no longer needs the program, as she had already introduced all of the school lunch changes that resulted in transferring certain funds to her friends.

14 posted on 01/29/2013 11:17:36 AM PST by Bigg Red (Restore us, O God of hosts; let your face shine, that we may be saved! -Ps80)
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To: drewh
Read Michelle's quote inserted into this graphic:

Huh, shed our "cynicism"?

Not allow us to go back to our lives "as usual"?

Do they think they can do a better and more thorough job than the man from Berlin?

15 posted on 01/29/2013 11:27:50 AM PST by Slyfox (The key to Marxism is medicine - Vladimir Lenin)
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To: drewh
Everytime Michelle opens her mouth to say anything about eating or exercising she gets a slew of negative publicity.

Haha. I'm actually surprised the program died so fast.

16 posted on 01/29/2013 11:32:09 AM PST by what's up
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To: drewh

Good. I am glad that she is droping the natzi school lunch program. Now maybe kids can become healthy again. Community Organizer is more her speed.

17 posted on 01/29/2013 11:39:56 AM PST by napscoordinator (GOP Candidate 2020 - "Bloomberg 2020 - We vote for whatever crap the GOP puts in front of us.")
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To: the OlLine Rebel

OOOH!!!!! That gave me an idea for weight loss! I should put a picture of Michelle in my kitchen and I will lose my appetite!

18 posted on 01/29/2013 1:41:10 PM PST by Bookwoman ("...and I am unanimous in this...")
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To: All

She stopped talking about healthy eating because her ass is gettin’ fatter and it ain’t because she’s been eatin’ her vegetables.

19 posted on 01/29/2013 9:17:53 PM PST by Terry Mross (How long does America have?)
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To: COBOL2Java
“How’s her garden doing?”

It's expected to harvest another bumper crop of EBT cards.

20 posted on 01/29/2013 11:57:11 PM PST by clearcarbon
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To: drewh

Are students not allowed to bring in their own food? The school lunches are just another example of the obamanation of desolation, but is that the only source of calories allowed? If so, that’s a worse situation than what is (or isn’t) on the menu.

Or do the parents expect that the kids’ sustenance can only come from the government trough? That’s also a worse situation than what is (or isn’t) on the menu.

Black market syrup... wonder what the punishment is for that.

21 posted on 01/30/2013 12:17:53 AM PST by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: drewh
"Let's Move" Michelle back to Kenya with her ILLEGAL ALIEN husband.

This disgusting Curse on our Nation named Barack Hussein Obama II, aka Barry Soetoro, has a real birth certificate, with his right footprint on it.
All you have to do is look for it.

Here's some critical sources and FACTS.
People can go to and read their pages 20 thru 32 ,
For those of you who don't know, remember this:
8 Congressional attempts from June 2004 to February 2008 to alter Article II Section 1 Clause 5 of the US Constitution, proves to meRead it for yourself.
Then look at these links.
Just before the 2008 election Barack Obama's election team spent $1.4 million blocking access to all of Obama's records.

There were 8 attempts by Democrats to try to "Change the Qualification Rules" BEFORE Obama was elected.

Obama's record is hard to find.
Check this link out Sunday, June 27, 2004 Kenyan-born Obama all set for US Senate.

This document from the British National Archives Show Son Born To Obama Sr. in 1961 In Kenya

shows a birth date of Aug 4, 1961, the exact date of genuine birth certificate with Obama's right foot print on it.

This IS the very document that links the ILLEGAL ALIEN IN CHIEF to his birth certificate.

Let me say again: Think about this.
Here's something to ponder. Now think about those facts,and statements.
The forgeries I'm aware of, are the three Birth Cretificate Barack Hussein Obama II has forged.
I don't trust evidence put forth by Obama supporters.
The disappearance of too much evidence on Obama is strong enough for me to know that he was born in Kenya.

The documents provided in that article are very damaging to Obama, and well worth your time.

Most of these early "supporters" of the ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT IN CHIEF were party to the Communists "spooks".
There's a great volume of history you have to go through to understand this, and it goes back to about 1850.

Read these three articles on one of my earlier post:

Now go back and read The Communist Takeover Of America - 45 Declared Goals.

Are you getting the depth of this Fabian Society takeover?

You wouldn't believe the information here

It's deep, it's ugly, and most people WILL NOT ... CAN NOT ... accept the truth.

Anybody recall a press release telling the masses about federal intelligence notes sent warning police about this cabal?

22 posted on 01/30/2013 12:20:22 AM PST by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: drewh; Eric Blair 2084; SheLion; Gabz; Hank Kerchief; 383rr; libertarian27; traviskicks; ...

Let’s stop.

Nanny State PING!

23 posted on 01/30/2013 6:41:16 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Happy New Year!)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Thanks for the ping!

24 posted on 01/30/2013 8:19:59 PM PST by Alamo-Girl
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks; drewh
Oh goody, the new Red Guard:

"From that point on, the Cultural Revolution gathered momentum...

On March 20 Mao, the old wizard, decided to conjure the brutal force of unlettered youth out of the earth. 'We need determined people who are young, have little education, a firm attitude and the political experience to take over the work...'

On 16 May, Chiang Ching (Mao's wife) now the leading spirit in a group of activists, mainly from Shanghai, whom Mao had officially designated as in charge of the Cultural Revolution, issued her first circular."

Modern Times by Paul Johnson

25 posted on 01/31/2013 11:02:24 AM PST by Madame Dufarge
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