Skip to comments.First Lady Michelle Obama Gives Weekly WH Address on Tragic Kidnapping In Nigeria
Posted on 05/11/2014 12:09:37 PM PDT by mojito
TRANSCRIPT: Hello everyone, Im Michelle Obama, and on this Mothers Day weekend, I want to take a moment to honor all the mothers out there and wish you a Happy Mothers Day.
I also want to speak to you about an issue of great significance to me as a First Lady, and more importantly, as the mother of two young daughters.
Like millions of people across the globe, my husband and I are outraged and heartbroken over the kidnapping of more than 200 Nigerian girls from their school dormitory in the middle of the night.
This unconscionable act was committed by a terrorist group determined to keep these girls from getting an education grown men attempting to snuff out the aspirations of young girls.
And I want you to know that Barack has directed our government to do everything possible to support the Nigerian governments efforts to find these girls and bring them home.
In these girls, Barack and I see our own daughters. We see their hopes, their dreams and we can only imagine the anguish their parents are feeling right now.
Many of them may have been hesitant to send their daughters off to school, fearing that harm might come their way.
But they took that risk because they believed in their daughters promise and wanted to give them every opportunity to succeed.
The girls themselves also knew full well the dangers they might encounter.
Their school had recently been closed due to terrorist threats
but these girls still insisted on returning to take their exams.
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Now wasn't that easy?
It would have been better if they had been killed in the womb....Right Michelle??
Why not blame the kidnappings on a YouTube video? That seems to work.
Susan Rice can be deployed to all the Sunday morning talk shows to blame it on a YouTube video, Star Trek DVD, or anything you like.
I wish they would say out loud that we are seeing Islamic terrorism.
This goes far beyonf some unnamed “grown men” depriving “young girls” of an education. Listening to this, you would swear that some generic group of men, who don’t believe in women’s lib, decided to kidnap girls.
I don’t recall her ever being elected.
Shepard Smith would say it either ,even the guest he had could not say it ,LOL
Trade mooch for the girls!
Funny how Zero won’t give this address. We know where he stands.
Couldn’t the mooch just shut her pie hole? Maybe she’s stressed and needs another multimillion dollar vacay paid for by the taxpayers. What an affirmative-action oaf.
I dont recall her ever being elected.
I felt the same when when Laura Bush gave the Saturday radio weekly address after 9/11. The ladies need to stick with cutting ribbon and leave the work to the men elected.
She didn’t say ‘Islamic’ terrorists, so it turns out that Barack could’ve done this radio address afterall. Oh wait, he can’t even bring himself to say ‘terrorist’, only ‘act of terror’ because the latter doesn’t imply Islam.
In her mind they are not Islamic terrorists they are brothers.
Exactly, I noticed that too, the way she words it minimises just what is happening here. It’s as if she compared it to the phony “war on women” they accuse conservatives of waging.
Just wait until they realise that a majority of the girls are Christians, we’ll never hear another word.
It is still and always all about her.
We live in a terrible world-
And it is a lot sicker with:
O’bummer- and his wife
Hitlary and her loser impeached husband-
ALL 4 sought to EXONERATE these muslims!!
ALL 4 Refused to call them terrorists!!
No real help is going to Nigeria to get these
Evil men- just a twitter account—
Maybe this is to capture- phone numbers and
personal info for the upcoming election?
-— you would swear that some generic group of men, who dont believe in womens lib, decided to kidnap girls -—
Their intention is to promote this idea.
They may well believe it. As practical atheists, they can’t comprehend religious motivation.
I think these idiots in Washington believe terrorists give a rat’s ass what they believe or do.
Notable for the glaring omission of the words “Islam” “jihad”, “Boko Haram” and especially what the words “Boko Haram” mean.
If the KKK had committed the act, she would not hesitate the name of the group.
The person who wrote the headline is in trouble. It’s supposed to be The First Lady, the LOVELY Michelle Obama. The name “Michelle” cannot be written unless “Lovely” is in front of it.