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Michelle Obama vows to help ‘confused and bewildered’ moms shop for groceries
BizPac Review ^ | March 2, 2014 | Tom Tillison

Posted on 03/03/2014 4:42:52 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

First lady Michelle Obama has vowed to help “confused and bewildered” moms wandering aimlessly in the aisles of America’s grocery stores.

The help won’t come in lower prices, but in redesigned nutrition labels that will bold calories and “added sugar” and will more accurately describe serving sizes, according to CNS News.

“As consumers and as parents, we have a right to understand what’s in the food we’re feeding our families,” Obama said Thursday in a press conference at the White House. “Because that’s really the only way that we can make informed choices — by having clear, accurate information.”

Fresh off declaring that “young people are knuckleheads” when it comes to signing up for healthcare, the first lady seems to think moms are equally inept at shopping.

“So there you stood, alone in some aisle in a store, the clock ticking away at the precious little time remaining to complete your weekly grocery shopping, and all you could do was scratch your head, confused and bewildered, and wonder, is there too much sugar in this product?” she said.

Saying hapless moms want to do the right thing, Obama suggested many give up in defeat because they can’t decipher current nutritional labels without “a thesaurus, a calculator, a microscope or a degree in nutrition.”

“This stream of questions and worries running through your head when all you really wanted to know was, should I be eating this or not?” she said, according to CNS News. “Is this good for my kids or not? And if it is healthy, how much of it should I be eating?”

Thankfully, we have big government to help us make such difficult decisions.

(VIDEO-AT-LINK)


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: food; michelleobama; nannystate; shopping
Is there anything they do that doesn't cost us millions or billions of dollars? And who put her in office?
1 posted on 03/03/2014 4:42:52 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

FUMO


2 posted on 03/03/2014 4:45:08 PM PST by duckworth (Perhaps instant karma's going to get you. Perhaps not.)
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To: duckworth

Time to get rid of the Clowns


3 posted on 03/03/2014 4:46:43 PM PST by scooby321
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
“As consumers and as parents, we have a right to understand what’s in the food we’re feeding our families,”

I'm sure she axe the kitchen staff for a full list of all ingredients.

4 posted on 03/03/2014 4:47:05 PM PST by humblegunner
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If these mothers are confused and bewildered, they shouldn’t be having kids.


5 posted on 03/03/2014 4:47:50 PM PST by fatnotlazy
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

She’s part of the government so she’s in charge of the families

At whole foods they asked for a donation
I asked for an explanation of the program just to discourage
It’s a program to teach kids in school how to eat. I guess anvextension of this. It’s to tell kids their moms can’t feed them competently. No I don’t want to contribute to the breakdown of the family


6 posted on 03/03/2014 4:48:30 PM PST by stanne
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“Oh, those stupid regular American moms! They’re so confused, they don’t know how to shop. Knuckleheads! I’ll make sure they eat their strained carrots and mushy peas while I wine and dine with Belgium chocolate coated cake-balls”

- Moochelle Obama


7 posted on 03/03/2014 4:48:54 PM PST by Viennacon
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It is easy for her; Wookies just kill whatever they see to eat.


8 posted on 03/03/2014 4:49:15 PM PST by jospehm20
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I thought that she had 42 special royal servants to do her shopping. So lard-ass is continuing to tell us that we’re fat, and that she knows what to eat. Good thing most American women don’t pay any attention to the fat-butted jackass.


9 posted on 03/03/2014 4:49:45 PM PST by laweeks
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

tell me about the extensive experience Mrs. Obama has in the art of grocery shopping.

if they want an expert, call my wife. She is unbelievable working sales and coupons.


10 posted on 03/03/2014 4:49:50 PM PST by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Can’t she just do the shopping quietly and unobtrusively put the groceries in the pantry and leave. Preferably, thru the back door.


11 posted on 03/03/2014 4:50:12 PM PST by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
She is just trying to help out those Knuckleheads.
12 posted on 03/03/2014 4:50:24 PM PST by Chgogal (Obama "hung the SEALs out to dry, basically exposed them like a set of dog balls..." CMH)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It takes a village idiot to raise a child.


13 posted on 03/03/2014 4:51:17 PM PST by Huskrrrr
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
“So there you stood, alone in some aisle in a store, the clock ticking away at the precious little time remaining to complete your weekly grocery shopping, 'cause you gots an appointment at the nail salon and a 4 hour hair braiding after that, and all you could do was scratch your head, confused and bewildered, and wonder, is there too much sugar in this product "Is there enough money left on my EBT card for these Lobster tails, or am I going to have to settle for that Standing Ribroast?” she said.
14 posted on 03/03/2014 4:53:06 PM PST by digger48
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Hey mooooooooooooooo, bleep you.


15 posted on 03/03/2014 4:53:08 PM PST by rockabyebaby (We are sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo screwed!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I sure would check her receipt and whats in the bag on her way out has a a kinda look that looks suspicious to me


16 posted on 03/03/2014 4:53:16 PM PST by al baby (Hi MomÂ… I was refereeing to Obama)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Because kale and chia seeds are so delicious...


17 posted on 03/03/2014 4:53:49 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: scooby321

“Time to get rid of the Clowns”

Klownie the Kenyan and his pet cow, Moochelle will be gone in 2 years. Keep calm and steady..


18 posted on 03/03/2014 4:54:15 PM PST by max americana (fired liberals in our company last election, and I laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: Chgogal

In other words her putative husbands voting base.


19 posted on 03/03/2014 4:54:26 PM PST by xp38
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To: scooby321

The Romanians, Filipinos, Libyans, Egyptians and French were able to overthrow despots with little or no weaponry. What’s our excuse?


20 posted on 03/03/2014 4:54:37 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Sarah Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: Vendome

More like Chilean Sea Bass, Cold Water Lobster, Heritage Pork and Wagyu Beef in her case.


21 posted on 03/03/2014 4:58:19 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Sarah Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

She assumes we’re all as intellectually limited as she.

Somehow, she ended up with two Ivy League degrees, so I could see how she’d be confused.


22 posted on 03/03/2014 4:59:18 PM PST by 9YearLurker
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Females are ‘knuckleheads’ too!


23 posted on 03/03/2014 5:00:47 PM PST by CivilWarBrewing
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To: 9YearLurker
"Somehow, she ended up with two Ivy League degrees..."

Her husband received a Nobel Peace Prize before he knew where all the White House restrooms were located. Same sort of thing.

24 posted on 03/03/2014 5:01:20 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Sarah Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Someone needs to tell Moose that most American Mothers are not stupid like the mothers that put her husband in the white hut twice. Also, since the mothers that voted for her husband can’t read, changing the labels won’t help. Moose needs to demand that pictures replace words on food labels. That should cost even more and require larger packaging. Or course that is a waste of money and effort too. Since the mothers who voted for her husband are too lazy to go to a grocery store or prepare a meal for their family. Yes Moose should know, food labeling is not the problem. The MSM mislabeling her husband since he came on the national scene was the problem. He is not smart. He is not wise. He is not a leader. For all we know he is not even her husband.


25 posted on 03/03/2014 5:12:53 PM PST by Conspiracy Guy (Stop wishing for a perfect world. You may get it. Who will you talk to then?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“Michelle Obama has vowed to help “confused and bewildered” moms”

Such arrogant b...h!


26 posted on 03/03/2014 5:19:52 PM PST by Marguerite (When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm even better)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Thank God the forever vacationing on the American tax payer dime "wife of the resident" is helping the stupid American housewife and mother shop for groceries, she actually took time out of her busy schedule of champagne, caviar and lobster lunches to enlighten them. What a gal!
27 posted on 03/03/2014 5:22:12 PM PST by ronnie raygun (zippy the a##clown sez..............................)
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To: Marguerite

I would wager it’s been over 10 or 15 years since
Michele has been grocery shopping for her family.

If she’s so concerned about this shopping thing, I
wonder if she went shopping before the Christmas
vacation to stock up the larder of Airforce One
before winging out to Hawaii. Groceries must be
a bit higher out there, got to save taxpayer money
don’t ya know.


28 posted on 03/03/2014 5:28:33 PM PST 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: 2ndDivisionVet

She is seriesly a shallow idiot, but thinks everyone else is.


29 posted on 03/03/2014 5:36:00 PM PST by PistolPaknMama
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What an arrogant bitch. Just like her (alleged) husband.


30 posted on 03/03/2014 5:36:02 PM PST by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

When was the last time she did any shopping of her own - THAT DIDN’T involve $10,000+ gowns or jewels?

Guess it’s true - “Them that can, do. Them that can’t, teach.”


31 posted on 03/03/2014 5:47:32 PM PST by Thank You Rush
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To: scooby321

Why does she have this great interest in our food? What’s her problem? Is she going to become a problem to our food supply?


32 posted on 03/03/2014 5:51:10 PM PST by abclily
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

No leaders. No will.

Rebellion makes people pale. Blood would be shed. Lots of people aren’t willing to do that.


33 posted on 03/03/2014 5:52:35 PM PST by FreedomStar3028 (Evil must be punished.)
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To: FreedomStar3028

Only about 30% took part in the American Revolution, IIRC.


34 posted on 03/03/2014 5:54:53 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Sarah Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Has Mooche advised them to marry into politics so that they never need worry about budgets and such?


35 posted on 03/03/2014 5:55:49 PM PST by stilloftyhenight (...staying home isn't an option.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Wow. She certainly is an arrogant, condescending, elitist. I’m sure more women are confused and bewildered about how this couple got into the White House....twice.


36 posted on 03/03/2014 6:00:51 PM PST by JudyinCanada
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Wow, Michelle Obama, Secretary of Food Shopping. It is a new cabinet position created illegally by her gay boyfriend.


37 posted on 03/03/2014 6:02:07 PM PST by ExCTCitizen (2014: The Year of DEAD RINOS)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’d rather have help in just finding crap in the store.

They move stuff every so often for better marketing position and it wastes my time trying to find it again.

Help Moochelle!


38 posted on 03/03/2014 6:06:02 PM PST by Rebelbase (Tagline: optional, printed after your name on post)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Obama suggested many give up in defeat because they can’t decipher current nutritional labels without “a thesaurus, a calculator, a microscope or a degree in nutrition.”

Oh please. Talk about turning a flat tire into a 16-car pile-up.

39 posted on 03/03/2014 6:13:58 PM PST by Lizavetta
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Women are stupid....Moochelle Obama


40 posted on 03/03/2014 6:16:02 PM PST by AppyPappy
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Like she’s ever shopped for groceries????


41 posted on 03/03/2014 6:46:35 PM PST by SkyDancer (I Believe In The Law Until It Intereferes With Justice.)
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To: tet68

“I would wager it’s been over 10 or 15 years since
Michele has been grocery shopping for her family.”

Most probably.
I can’t stand that big, wide, loud, brazen woman.
She always reminds me of a fishwife (vulgar, abusive and nagging woman with a loud, unpleasant voice), no matter what high fashion dress she wears.


42 posted on 03/03/2014 6:47:26 PM PST by Marguerite (When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm even better)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

well since most of the people who listen to her can’t read labels, she might just help them out.


43 posted on 03/03/2014 6:54:33 PM PST by huldah1776
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To: Lizavetta
Obama suggested many give up in defeat because they can't figure out how to use can openers. "Did you know they don't even come with instructions!" she exclaimed.
44 posted on 03/03/2014 8:30:12 PM PST by Roscoe Karns
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Has anyone told this stupid Wookey that most packages ALREADY HAVE THIS KIND OF INFORMATION?

Too many Twinkies for this heartless bitch.


45 posted on 03/03/2014 9:47:51 PM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; GeronL; Revolting cat!
“So there you stood, alone in some aisle in a store, the clock ticking away at the precious little time remaining to complete your weekly grocery shopping, and all you could do was scratch your head, confused and bewildered, and wonder, is there too much sugar in this product?” she said. Saying hapless moms want to do the right thing, Obama suggested many give up in defeat because they can’t decipher current nutritional labels without “a thesaurus, a calculator, a microscope or a degree in nutrition.”

Just imagine what voters go through every election. Trying to sort out the genuine record/history/positions of the candidates, the genuine backers of the candidates, the genuine motives of the opposition, et al...

It makes going to the grocery store a cake walk.

46 posted on 03/04/2014 11:13:53 AM PST by a fool in paradise (The Texas judge's decision was to pave the way for same sex divorce for two Massachusetts women.)
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To: a fool in paradise

Leftists always think people are idiots who need government to do the most simple tasks for them


47 posted on 03/04/2014 11:56:44 AM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: GeronL

There are choices in life (like “what am I gonna fix for differ”) and there are DECISIONS (like “who I am going to let run the government for the next 4-6 years”).

The latter is deliberately made difficult with misinformation. Best to listen to party propaganda, war on women, war on minorities, war on the middle class/poor, rhetoric and “who the cool kids” are voting for than to actually make an informed decision.

Michelle doesn’t mind the voting public being knuckleheads and merely following marching orders.


48 posted on 03/04/2014 12:00:08 PM PST by a fool in paradise (The Texas judge's decision was to pave the way for same sex divorce for two Massachusetts women.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

““As consumers and as parents, we have a right to understand what’s in the food we’re feeding our families,” Obama said Thursday in a press conference at the White House. “Because that’s really the only way that we can make informed choices — by having clear, accurate information.”


We sure do. So let’s start with disclosing all the things IN food that is NOT food, but are poisons. This way, it’s CLEAR, and we can be “better informed” as to what we would NOW be choosing from that made an ACTUAL difference.


49 posted on 03/18/2014 12:25:27 PM PDT by ourworldawry
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To: PistolPaknMama

She doesn’t necessarily think mothers don’t understand how to read nutrition labels. I believe this is just another baby step toward their getting more control over our lives. Their ultimate objective is to be able to require others to eat what they say we should eat.


50 posted on 03/18/2014 12:44:00 PM PDT by be-baw (still seeking)
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