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A letter to the First Lady, on her birthday
MSNBC ^ | January 19, 2014 | Melissa Harris-Perry

Posted on 01/19/2014 8:07:56 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

On yesterday’s program we didn’t have a chance to get to our usual letter of the week and so today, I’ll close the program with this week’s letter, or rather, a card.

On Friday, First Lady Michelle Obama turned 50. And last night, she marked the occasion with a “50 and Fabulous” celebration at the White House. So this morning: my birthday card to the nation’s First Lady.

Dear First Lady Obama,

It’s me, Melissa. Happy Birthday and best wishes for at least another 50 years of good health, great joy, and remarkable achievement. The life you have already lived was almost unimaginable on the day you were born because you were born into a country that was unsettled.

In the months leading up to your birth, the March on Washington revealed the extent of black discontent with the conditions of life in America. Four little girls were murdered in the racist bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham. And President Kennedy was assassinated, leaving the nation stunned and a former Southern Senator in the Oval Office.

Your mother, Marian Robinson, must have felt the tremors of racial anxiety that were shaking the ground beneath her maternal feet. Especially because it was racial uncertainty and violence that led her grandparents and tens of thousands of other black Americans out of the South and into cities like Detroit, Philadelphia, and Cleveland decades earlier. Indeed, your birth 50 years ago on the Southside of Chicago was the result of a Great Migration of African Americans determined to establish new and free-er lives for themselves and their children.....

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bigfoot; michelleobama; msm; msnbc; obama; sasquatch
Will it ever end? And when did "First Lady" become a formal title, like "Empress" or "Deaconess?" I would think the proper way to address her would be "Mrs. Obama" or am I nitpicking? When did we elect her to an office?
1 posted on 01/19/2014 8:07:56 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
at least another 50 years....

Psalm 90 says otherwise.

Thanks be to God.

2 posted on 01/19/2014 8:10:25 PM PST by lightman (O Lord, save Thy people and bless Thine inheritance, giving to Thy Church vict'ry o'er Her enemies.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

this was a barfy read...


3 posted on 01/19/2014 8:15:00 PM PST by latina4dubya (when i have money i buy books... if i have anything left, i buy 6-inch heels and a bottle of wine...)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
You forgot something :


             


It's a real toss-up as to which of those two churlish, no-class negro hucksters is more loathsome.


(oops .. one negro, one mulatto)

4 posted on 01/19/2014 8:15:43 PM PST by tomkat
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It seems like it has been her birthday for a month now.

A wookie tradition?


5 posted on 01/19/2014 8:16:19 PM PST by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Does this ditz even know Moochelle or does she write letters to everyone on their birthdays?


6 posted on 01/19/2014 8:26:06 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (It appears as though our "living and breathing" Constitution has died.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Here’s mine:

Dear Moochelle,

I just realized that fifty starts with F, and You are now fifty. So, F You!

Your not-so-adoring subject


7 posted on 01/19/2014 8:29:03 PM PST by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

You are correct, Mrs. Obama is the proper way to address her.

I’m sorry to say this but Barack & Michele are like a fairy tale come true for the left. Too bad they are actually pumpkins.

Or communists.

Whichever is worse.


8 posted on 01/19/2014 8:31:24 PM PST by jocon307
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To: bigbob

LOL!

Remember The Odd Couple (the play)?

When Felix Unger leaves a scolding note for Oscar and signs it F.U.

Oscar says: it took me a half an hour to figure out F.U. stood for Felix Unger!


9 posted on 01/19/2014 8:33:02 PM PST by jocon307
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Hillary BIG BUTT.

Oprah likes to take Michelle (You smell) Obama along with her so that someone ELSE will have a BIGGER BUTT than hers.

10 posted on 01/19/2014 8:42:06 PM PST by cloudmountain
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To: jocon307
You are correct, Mrs. Obama is the proper way to address her.
I’m sorry to say this but Barack & Michele are like a fairy tale come true for the left. Too bad they are actually pumpkins.
Or communists.
Whichever is worse.

Punkin' head commies!

11 posted on 01/19/2014 8:43:27 PM PST by cloudmountain
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Dear Mrs Obama,

A heartfelt birthday greeting from me:

Many states are red
And fewer will be blue
I can’t stand your husband
But I just don’t like you.

Sincerely,
Sivad


12 posted on 01/19/2014 8:45:04 PM PST by Sivad (NorCal red turf)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Dear Mrs Obama,

A heartfelt birthday greeting from me:

Many states are red
And fewer will be blue
I can’t stand your husband
But I just don’t like you.

Sincerely,
Sivad


13 posted on 01/19/2014 8:45:10 PM PST by Sivad (NorCal red turf)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Geez, get a room lady, will ya?


14 posted on 01/19/2014 8:45:18 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: Cyber Liberty

Here’s mine:

Dear Mrs. Obama,

No.

L


15 posted on 01/19/2014 8:47:47 PM PST by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: fwdude
It seems like it has been her birthday for a month now. A wookie tradition?

According to the Wookieepedia, the Kashyyyk rotation period is 26 standard hours.
16 posted on 01/19/2014 8:50:31 PM PST by Chad_the_Impaler
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I was waiting for her to make fun of moochelle’s 2 black daughters like she did Romney’s grandchild...


17 posted on 01/19/2014 8:53:19 PM PST by freedumb2003 (Fight Tapinophobia in all its forms! Do not submit to arduus privilege.)
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To: freedumb2003

You’ll have a hell of a long wait.


18 posted on 01/19/2014 8:56:29 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (Jealousy is when you count someone else's blessings instead of your own.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
best wishes for at least another 50 years of... ...remarkable achievement...

What were the achievements again?

19 posted on 01/19/2014 8:58:00 PM PST by LucianOfSamasota (Tanstaafl - its not just for breakfast anymore...)
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To: LucianOfSamasota

She scammed more money than Marie Antoinette, Catherine the Great, Bernie Madoff, Soapy Smith and Natwarlal combined?


20 posted on 01/19/2014 9:02:50 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (Jealousy is when you count someone else's blessings instead of your own.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I doubt she can read above a second grade level, hope she kept it simple.


21 posted on 01/19/2014 9:04:21 PM PST by Rome2000 (THE WASHINGTONIANS AND UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE ARE THE ENEMY -ROTATE THE CAPITAL AMONGST THE STATES)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Err...Melissa. I don’t know how to break this to you, but Jesse isn’t a Reverend...never has been. Didn’t finish seminary school, never had a congregation, never had a church. He’s just let hacks like you perpetuate the myth. Oh, BTW, Al Sharton isn’t either...for the same reasons, although he was “ordained” by a DC preacher when he was 10 years old. Both men are a disgrace to those who did earn the title. For once, try to tell the truth and quit kissing Obozo’s posterior and maybe take a peek at the facts.


22 posted on 01/19/2014 9:21:04 PM PST by econjack (I'm not bossy...I just know what you should be doing.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Add to that, I didn’t even elect HIM to office!


23 posted on 01/19/2014 9:25:31 PM PST by IIntense
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

She maybe 50; but she definitely isn’t fabulous or even close.


24 posted on 01/19/2014 9:46:50 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: cloudmountain

LOL, you said it!


25 posted on 01/19/2014 9:47:22 PM PST by jocon307
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To: jocon307

After a while, pumpkins will rot.


26 posted on 01/19/2014 9:54:40 PM PST by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Good God, what a disgusting piece of drivel. What’s next, washing her feet? smdh


27 posted on 01/19/2014 9:55:53 PM PST by ASouthernGrl (BHO sucks - literally or metaphorically, you decide.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

28 posted on 01/19/2014 10:05:59 PM PST by Dallas59 (Obama: The first "White Black" President.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

And hilldabeast will pave the way


29 posted on 01/20/2014 4:43:12 AM PST by ronnie raygun
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To: ASouthernGrl

But but but I thought this was a racist country and they can’t get ahead due to the nasty white republicans? What’s with all the opportunity and achievement talk? Someone better set her straight.


30 posted on 01/20/2014 8:19:09 AM PST by theycallmemom
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