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First lady asks leaders to change gender attitudes
Associated Press ^ | Jul 30, 2014 4:09 PM EDT | Stacy A. Anderson

Posted on 07/30/2014 1:37:46 PM PDT by Olog-hai

Michelle Obama called on young African leaders to change traditional attitudes and beliefs that harm girls and women, adding that educating and making women financially literate is not enough.

“No country can ever truly flourish if it stifles the potential of its women and deprives itself of the contributions of half of its citizens,” Mrs. Obama said.

The first lady spoke Wednesday to the inaugural class of young African fellows who are getting six weeks of leadership training in the United States as part of the Mandela Washington Fellowship. …

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: africaleaderssummit; ebolaoutbreak; fgm; liberalagenda; mandellafellowship; michelleobama; moron; mwf; rop; youngafricanleaders

1 posted on 07/30/2014 1:37:46 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

but did she mention that they should be liberal on trans-whatever issues, and have 56 different gender identities, and give special status to those who have had sex change operations???


2 posted on 07/30/2014 1:39:55 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego (s)
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To: Olog-hai

“Blacks are sexist” - Moochelle.


3 posted on 07/30/2014 1:40:01 PM PDT by Uncle Miltie (The GOP-e scum enlisted Democrats to steal the Republican primary. The GOP-e can go to Hell.)
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4 posted on 07/30/2014 1:41:36 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Olog-hai

I am so sick of this witch. Can we fast-forward to January 2017?


5 posted on 07/30/2014 1:42:21 PM PDT by Veggie Todd (The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. TJ)
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To: Olog-hai
Seems appropriate:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vn27lIzAHV4&list=RDVn27lIzAHV4

6 posted on 07/30/2014 1:42:43 PM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alteration: The acronym explains the science.)
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To: Olog-hai

Did she say women up half the sky?


7 posted on 07/30/2014 1:43:16 PM PDT by ifinnegan
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To: Olog-hai

Is Moochie trying to soften the blow when both she and Bathhouse Barry admit that...


8 posted on 07/30/2014 1:43:18 PM PDT by Slyfox (Satan's goal is to rub out the image of God he sees in the face of every human.)
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To: Olog-hai

didn’t they take a family trip to Africa at taxpayer expense a few years ago??? why didn’t she ask as much when she met world leaders face-to-face?? why didn’t obama pose this question when he gave his speech at mandela’s funeral??

oh, forget- the obama’s are cowards...


9 posted on 07/30/2014 1:43:59 PM PDT by God luvs America (63.5 million pay no income tax and vote for DemoKrats...)
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To: Olog-hai
First lady asks leaders to change gender attitudes

Nobody wants to see your sausage, Mooshell.

10 posted on 07/30/2014 1:44:15 PM PDT by dragonblustar ( Psalm 103, Psalm 37:7, Ephesians 6:12)
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“Mandela Washington Fellowship”

Are they learning about the correct application of tires and gasoline?


11 posted on 07/30/2014 1:45:01 PM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: Dilbert San Diego

She borrowed the phrase she quoted in the article...phrase...can’t remember who said it before her...she should have least given credit to who it was deserved in her “rights” statements.


12 posted on 07/30/2014 1:49:56 PM PDT by caww
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To: Resolute Conservative

They’re figuring out a way to do “green” necklacing, obviously.


13 posted on 07/30/2014 1:51:28 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

People do not have gender. Words have gender. “She” is female gender. “His” is male gender. People have sex. A person’s sex is male or female. The sexual act is something different. An eighty year old nun has sex. She is female. I am sick of the way our language has been corrupted. Michelle 0bama is a dumb broad.


14 posted on 07/30/2014 1:51:38 PM PDT by forgotten man
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To: Olog-hai

Consider the anti-women lyrics of many rappers, then ask why they were invited to parties at the White House.


15 posted on 07/30/2014 1:51:57 PM PDT by research99
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To: forgotten man

An eighty year old nun has sex. …
Don’t tell the abbess, whatever you do.
16 posted on 07/30/2014 1:52:59 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

stifles the potential of its women and deprives itself of the contributions of half of its citizens

I guess that’s why muslim countries are screwed.


17 posted on 07/30/2014 1:55:05 PM PDT by rfreedom4u (Your feelings don't trump my free speech!)
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To: Olog-hai

Uh, she was only referring the Democrat women. Republican women “need not apply.”


18 posted on 07/30/2014 1:57:00 PM PDT by dhs12345
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“No country can ever truly flourish if it stifles the potential of its women and deprives itself of the contributions of half of its citizens,” Mrs. Obama said.

Pardon me, Mrs. O'BargeButt...but I just can't bring myself to care about a thing you might have to say until you have made at least some contribution to society other than halitosis-riddled hot air.
19 posted on 07/30/2014 2:05:39 PM PDT by Milton Miteybad (I am Jim Thompson. {Really.})
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To: dhs12345

Didn’t know that there were African divisions of the Republican and Democratic Parties. But I understand your point.


20 posted on 07/30/2014 2:07:58 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai
Ah, sorry. I thought that she was referring to the United States. It is our fault for everything after all.

You know, the war on women that Democrats have gone on ad nauseam?

She, Obama and others like to take jabs at the US when talking to foreign people in foreign countries. Foreign countries who treat their citizens horribly. I am used to this and it was a knee jerk reaction. My bad.

21 posted on 07/30/2014 2:15:20 PM PDT by dhs12345
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To: Olog-hai
Hey Mooch -
How about trying that speech out on your hubby's pals in the Muslim Brotherhood?
22 posted on 07/30/2014 2:20:59 PM PDT by Baynative (How much longer will the media be able to prop up this administration?)
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23 posted on 07/30/2014 2:24:10 PM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: Olog-hai

Saw a tee shirt paraded at a walk in clinic.
It said.
‘Give me a minute while I pretend to care’
Flaunting belligerence and bedecking 300 pounds of female double minority status proudly. Don’t swell their heads any further meshell.


24 posted on 07/30/2014 2:36:15 PM PDT by Recompennation (Constitutional protection for all not ju st selectively for Democrats.)
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