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US First Lady mourns slain Chicago teenager
Al Jazeera | John Hendren

Posted on 02/10/2013 5:41:59 AM PST by bert

Michelle Obama, America's First Lady, has attended the funeral of a 15-year-old girl who was killed weeks after performing at President Obama's inauguration celebration.

The high school student was the 46th person to be shot dead in the Obamas' hometown of Chicago this year alone.

Her death has intensified a national debate on gun control.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News
KEYWORDS: chicagomurder
Video at link.

It is Al Jazeera but seems to be good reporting

1 posted on 02/10/2013 5:42:01 AM PST by bert
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To: bert
So it's time to enact yet more laws on law-abiding gun owners, while the gangbangers continue to do their thing. Or maybe they'll heed the next set of stupid laws handed down from on high. /s
2 posted on 02/10/2013 5:45:06 AM PST by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: bert
Here's the link.
3 posted on 02/10/2013 5:50:17 AM PST by mlizzy (If people spent an hour a week in Eucharistic adoration, abortion would be ended. --Mother Teresa)
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To: bert

The Obama’s are always dancing on a casket somewhere.


4 posted on 02/10/2013 5:51:10 AM PST by csmusaret (I will give Obama credit for one thing- he is living proof that familiarity breeds contempt.)
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To: csmusaret

Yup, casket viewing is very specifically oriented & politically maximizing.


5 posted on 02/10/2013 5:54:41 AM PST by existentially_kuffer
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To: bert

Hussein’s “political capital”.


6 posted on 02/10/2013 5:55:34 AM PST by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: bert

“First Lady mourns slain Chicago teenager”

That’s what’s known as assuming facts not in evidence.

“Michelle Obama, America’s First Lady, has attended the funeral of a 15-year-old girl”

That is a more accurate way of putting it.


7 posted on 02/10/2013 5:57:08 AM PST by Chad N. Freud (FR is the modern equivalent of the Committees of Correspondence. Let other analogies arise.)
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To: bert

A double-barreled inauguration celebration reminder of why you need your own firearm. Condolences to the family and friends of the 15-year old victim. The well-protected-by-firearms-first-lady did not let this crisis go to waste as she reminded us of the need and right to keep and bear arms without saying a word. Thanks first lady. /sarcasm


8 posted on 02/10/2013 5:57:26 AM PST by PGalt
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To: existentially_kuffer

And an all expenses paid trip courtesy of the few who still pay income taxes.


9 posted on 02/10/2013 5:58:46 AM PST by csmusaret (I will give Obama credit for one thing- he is living proof that familiarity breeds contempt.)
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To: bert
But she didn't go to Newtown.

Oops...The Newtown children were white....How silly of me to wonder "Why Not?"

10 posted on 02/10/2013 6:02:36 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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We need to start the conversation about banning Chicago.

Chicago has an oversized capacity and there are too many IN it.

11 posted on 02/10/2013 6:02:36 AM PST by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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“Her death has intensified a national debate on gun control.”

I don’t see why. Chicago already has some of the most onerous “gun control” laws in the nation. I can see it is working well for them. /s


12 posted on 02/10/2013 6:10:43 AM PST by jospehm20
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To: treetopsandroofs
"Hussein’s “political capital”."

Hussein's line of thinking on the teen's death: "At least she wasn't punished with a baby."

13 posted on 02/10/2013 6:43:01 AM PST by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: csmusaret
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14 posted on 02/10/2013 6:56:30 AM PST by baddog 219
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To: baddog 219

I’ll bet he finds that offensive. Just like any suggestion that he didn’t do all he could at Benghazi offends him.


15 posted on 02/10/2013 6:59:18 AM PST by csmusaret (I will give Obama credit for one thing- he is living proof that familiarity breeds contempt.)
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To: existentially_kuffer

Did she shut down Michigan Avenue to do some shopping afterward?


16 posted on 02/10/2013 7:07:35 AM PST by Blackirish (Forward Comrades!!!!!!!!!)
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To: csmusaret

You notice that the POTUS never shows up to “Black” events. He always sends FLOTUS. I think he is really uncomfortable around Black people.


17 posted on 02/10/2013 7:16:12 AM PST by Clock King
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To: bert
Michelle Obama, America's First Lady, has attended the funeral of a 15-year-old girl who was killed weeks after performing at President Obama's inauguration celebration.

The high school student was the 46th person to be shot dead in the Obamas' hometown of Chicago this year alone.

What about the 45 who preceded her in death?

Irrelevant, apparently.

Not exactly a surprise.

18 posted on 02/10/2013 8:09:56 AM PST by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: Clock King

Well, considering that for all intents and purposes he never saw any until he went off to college...


19 posted on 02/10/2013 8:11:56 AM PST by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: csmusaret
The Obamas are always dancing on a casket somewhere.


20 posted on 02/10/2013 8:46:53 AM PST by Iron Munro (I miss America, don't you?)
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To: DuncanWaring
What about the 45 who preceded her in death?

Irrelevant, apparently.

Not exactly a surprise.
Yes, apparently so. Btw, Hadiya was the only female (in the grouping of Chicago's homicides thus far) randomly killed by gunshot [in broad daylight]... http://homicides.redeyechicago.com/
21 posted on 02/10/2013 10:58:14 AM PST by mlizzy (If people spent an hour a week in Eucharistic adoration, abortion would be ended. --Mother Teresa)
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