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So Much for the Diet: Anti-Obesity Crusader Michelle Feasts on Ribs During Pricey Family Vacation
Daily Mail ^ | February 22, 2011 | David Gardner

Posted on 02/26/2011 11:36:43 AM PST by lbryce

Edited on 02/26/2011 11:57:02 AM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]

Michelle Obama feasted on ribs while on her skiing holiday, it has emerged.

The First Lady, who has spearheaded a campaign to change American eating habits, ate ancho-chile short ribs from a restaurant next to her luxury ski hotel in Vail, Colorado.

The Obamas have already come under fire for the vacation, with the President accused of double standards after appealing for Americans to sacrifice their holidays just days before his wife and children went on the costly skiing trip.

Nationally lampooned Obama vacation: The First Lady and daughter Sasha, 9, get their tickets scanned
at the Eagle-Bahn Gondola before heading up the mountain to ski for the second day Sunday in Vail


Campaign: Michelle Obama's 'Let's Move' healthy eating campaign has been running for a year


Ribs: The Kelly Liken restaurant where the ribs were ordered (left) is right next to the Sebastian Hotel (right) in Vail, Colorado

First Lady Michelle Obama and daughters Malia and Sasha are on the ‘private family trip’ for Presidents' Day Weekend.The first lady went to Restaurant Kelly Liken in Vail Village on Saturday night, dining on a braised ancho-chile short rib with hominy wild mushrooms, the Vail Daily reported.

Chef and owner Kelly Liken said: 'Yes, it's true, the first lady dined at our restaurant tonight and seemed to really enjoy it.'

[AP picture removed by moderator]
Criticism: Conservative DJ Rush Limbaugh attacked the First Lady as a hypocrite for eating ribs

Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh hit out at the First Lady for her choice of food on Monday.


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Speaking on his radio show he said: 'The problem is, and dare I say this, it doesn't look like Michelle Obama follows her own nutritional, dietary advice.

'And then we hear that she's out eating ribs at 1,500 calories a serving with 141 grams of fat per serving ... I'm trying to say that our First Lady does not project the image of women that you might see on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue or of a woman Alex Rodriguez might date every six months or what have you. ,p> 'She's a hypocrite. Leaders are supposed to be leaders. If we're supposed to go out and eat nothing, if we're supposed to eat roots and berries and tree bark, show us how.'

It has since been established that the meal contained around 600 calories.

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What's the source of the calorie count at 600? It's a bald-faced lie. It's a well-known fact Mooshy doesn't gorge on less than a couple of thousand calories at a sitting.

The fact is. it takes a whole lot of ribs to maintain trunk space of a 1965 Coupe Deville.

1 posted on 02/26/2011 11:36:50 AM PST by lbryce
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To: lbryce

But, but, but, the media says we are not allowed to pick on her for that! We are not permitted to be right wing meanies!


2 posted on 02/26/2011 11:39:06 AM PST by Buckeye Battle Cry (Leave the gun. Take the canolis.)
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To: lbryce
Ancho Chili Braised Bison Short Rib wilted Tuscan kale, hominy and wild mushroom sauté, braising liquor

That's just the main course. Not the first or middle.

4 posted on 02/26/2011 11:44:21 AM PST by MsLady (If you died tonight, where would you go? Salvation, don't leave earth without it!)
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To: lbryce

Damnnnn...that woman is Ugly !!!


5 posted on 02/26/2011 11:46:49 AM PST by Sloane_Ranger
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To: Cheetahcat

You’re too kind.Really.


6 posted on 02/26/2011 11:47:38 AM PST by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: Cheetahcat

Don’t like the nasty name calling, it’s really unnecessary.


7 posted on 02/26/2011 11:47:57 AM PST by MsLady (If you died tonight, where would you go? Salvation, don't leave earth without it!)
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To: lbryce

I believe the source was the silly restaurant - as if foodies the nation over don’t know how much fat there is in ribs! That’s why they’re so delicious!

Of course, if the restaurant didn’t put out that silly number maybe Obama would have sent in the IRS..........


8 posted on 02/26/2011 11:48:38 AM PST by miss marmelstein
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To: Sloane_Ranger

Please stop doing that. There is one thing people have no control over and that’s how they look. I really hate that, from the left and from the right, it’s just really ugly.


9 posted on 02/26/2011 11:49:34 AM PST by MsLady (If you died tonight, where would you go? Salvation, don't leave earth without it!)
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To: lbryce
Cut her some slack, there's a simple explanation.

Everyone likes ribs, and she doesn't get to have them at home so she has to have them when she goes out.

10 posted on 02/26/2011 11:49:53 AM PST by OKSooner (Obama confessed "his muslim faith" on the George Stephanopolous show on September 7th, 2008.)
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To: OKSooner

I’ll email your sentiments to Rush right away.


12 posted on 02/26/2011 11:51:29 AM PST by lbryce (BHO:Satan's Evil Twin)
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To: OKSooner

Didn’t they have ribs at home when they had the super bowl party??


13 posted on 02/26/2011 11:55:27 AM PST by Netizen
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To: None

Chris Christie is our only big hope for defeating these nutrition laws.


14 posted on 02/26/2011 11:56:00 AM PST by RBIEL2
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To: MsLady

“Don’t like the nasty name calling, it’s really unnecessary.”

I don’t either. That being said, it is accurate.


15 posted on 02/26/2011 11:57:49 AM PST by traderrob6
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To: Sloane_Ranger
I feel sorry for her. IMHO, she seems miserable no matter where she is or what she is doing. How one looks on the outside is really immaterial.... it's the inside we need to be concerned with....
16 posted on 02/26/2011 11:57:49 AM PST by bareford101 ("Aslan's on the move." The Last Battle-CS Lewis)
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To: OKSooner

Never mind. That was the fatty food they didn’t have.

Bratwurst
- Kielbasa
- Cheeseburgers
- Deep Dish Pizza
- Buffalo Wings
- German Potato Salad
- Twice Baked Potatoes
- Snyders Potato Chips and Pretzels
- Chips and Dips
- Salad
- Ice Cream

I do think we know why they take so many vacations! LOL


17 posted on 02/26/2011 11:58:52 AM PST by Netizen
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To: traderrob6

It really doesn’t matter, it’s still ugly. Sounds exactly like what the left does. I for one, don’t want to have anything to do with that kind of mindset, but, if you do, no skin off my nose.


18 posted on 02/26/2011 12:03:00 PM PST by MsLady (If you died tonight, where would you go? Salvation, don't leave earth without it!)
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To: lbryce

In a southern military post, every Wednesday night was Bible reading among the predominantly Baptist black soldiers and their families, followed by the SRO all-you-can-eat BBQ pork ribs and fried shrimp gorge at the unusually large steakhouse. To this day I cannot figure how they made a dime on the deal.

Thursday was always a slack day, because so many soldiers were still stuffed from the night before, the only thing they would be doing most of the day was drinking coffee, swallowing high blood pressure pills, and going to the toilet.

Finally, some wise doctor at the Army hospital decided to hold a high blood pressure clinic, whose patients filled the post movie theater.

Apparently the spirit of the event got the better of him, because his sermon-like fire and brimstone rant about unhealthy vices and the iniquity of sinful living to the assembled was reviewed as some of the best preaching seen in those parts in many a year.

Many were the vows of healthy living, and oaths of abstinence from those things ought not to be done in excess. But, come next Wednesday, the siren song of the steakhouse still lured many an unwary sailor to their delicious doom.


19 posted on 02/26/2011 12:04:02 PM PST by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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To: lbryce
It has since been established that the meal contained around 600 calories.

What a total lie!

20 posted on 02/26/2011 12:09:40 PM PST by SIDENET ("If that's your best, your best won't do." -Dee Snider)
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To: MsLady

That’s good because I would hate for you to have a skinned nose.


21 posted on 02/26/2011 12:13:02 PM PST by traderrob6
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To: traderrob6

Probable quote from MOOCHelle: BURP!


22 posted on 02/26/2011 12:16:44 PM PST by hal ogen (1st amendment or reeducation camp?)
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To: lbryce

Mo ribs = mo junk in the trunk


24 posted on 02/26/2011 12:25:59 PM PST by dennisw ( The early bird catches the worm)
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To: SIDENET

I did some looking online and the least amount of calories for the ribs alone was 1005 per serving and as high as 1800 per serving. That was just the ribs.


25 posted on 02/26/2011 12:26:29 PM PST by Netizen
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

lol


26 posted on 02/26/2011 12:27:20 PM PST by dennisw ( The early bird catches the worm)
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To: lbryce

27 posted on 02/26/2011 12:27:43 PM PST by mirkwood (Palin-Bachmann 2012)
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To: lbryce

Like any good leftist, MooseChelle is concerned about what YOU’RE doing, not what she’s doing.


28 posted on 02/26/2011 12:29:19 PM PST by nascarnation
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To: Netizen
Yup. And the better they are, the more calories they usually have.

I calorie count way too much to let that BS from the article fly.

29 posted on 02/26/2011 12:29:43 PM PST by SIDENET ("If that's your best, your best won't do." -Dee Snider)
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To: lbryce
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30 posted on 02/26/2011 12:30:19 PM PST by Dick Bachert
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To: lbryce

Ancho Chili Braised Bison Short Rib
wilted Tuscan kale, hominy and wild mushroom sauté, braising liquor

I bet it was pricey!

http://www.kellyliken.com/dinner


31 posted on 02/26/2011 12:31:16 PM PST by snippy_about_it (Looking for our Sam Adams)
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To: Iron Munro

That’s just wrong! :-)

ROTFLMAO!


34 posted on 02/26/2011 12:35:33 PM PST by Artcore
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To: Iron Munro

Too funny! :-)


35 posted on 02/26/2011 12:36:24 PM PST by lbryce (BHO:Satan's Evil Twin)
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Coffee-braised Short Ribs With Ancho Chile

Serving Size: 1 (599 g) Source of the 600 number?

Servings Per Recipe: 6

Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value
Calories 1575.8

Calories from Fat 1279 81%
Total Fat 142.1 g 218%
Saturated Fat 60.3 g 301%
Monounsaturated Fat 65.4 g 327%
Polyunsaturated Fat 5.7 g 28%
Trans Fat 0.0 g 0%
Cholesterol 287.2 mg 95%
Sodium 380.0 mg 15%
Potassium 1290.7 mg 36%
Magnesium 77.9 mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 16.0 g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2.9 g 11%
Sugars 9.7 g 39%
Protein 56.2 g 112%

Read more: http://www.food.com/recipe/coffee-braised-short-ribs-with-ancho-chile-102536#ixzz1F6BEy6Cd


36 posted on 02/26/2011 12:37:29 PM PST by Foolsgold (L I B Lacking in Brains)
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To: lbryce

the Lord sayeth... take the tire out of your own backside before removing the twinkie from mine!


37 posted on 02/26/2011 12:37:55 PM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama = Carter 2.0 The Epic Fail Edition)
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To: Sloane_Ranger

In the words of Austin Powers...

That’s a MAN baby!

ROFL


38 posted on 02/26/2011 12:38:45 PM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama = Carter 2.0 The Epic Fail Edition)
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To: Iron Munro

LOL


39 posted on 02/26/2011 12:40:18 PM PST by Netizen
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To: Foolsgold

The Buffalo Ribs would be leaner but they are still 650 calories per serving for just the ribs

http://www.food.com/recipe/buffalo-blue-baby-back-ribs-230696


40 posted on 02/26/2011 12:43:49 PM PST by Netizen
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To: lbryce

There is nothing wrong with meat or animal fat. Carbs are the real evil. Not sticking up for the shrew, just saying...


41 posted on 02/26/2011 12:46:51 PM PST by Peter from Rutland
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To: snippy_about_it
Nothing too-pricey for America's proudest!

Video:Moosh Monster:"I'm Not Proud of My Country"

42 posted on 02/26/2011 12:52:35 PM PST by lbryce (BHO:Satan's Evil Twin)
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To: TexasFreeper2009

Not being nice, like the estimable mslady, but Michelle is not what I’d call fat. I made a trip through Wal-Mart yesterday and I saw some FAT, baby.

She has an odd shape; those weird wide shoulders (so much wider than her skinny hubby), a very modest bust, and a rather hefty backside. Not fat, though. If she had better taste in what she wears, no one would notice the wide load.

The point is, she is trying to tell other people what to do, and we know in our hearts that she would make it a law if she could... and she’s trying in many ways.

That’s why we criticize her food choices and her oversize butt. BEcause she’s so hypocritical.


43 posted on 02/26/2011 12:56:40 PM PST by altura
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Sorry about the video link. This should work.

Video:Moosh Monster:"I'm Not Proud of My Country"

44 posted on 02/26/2011 12:57:22 PM PST by lbryce (BHO:Satan's Evil Twin)
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To: Peter from Rutland

Not all carbs are evil. You need some fiber and yep fiber is carbs.


45 posted on 02/26/2011 1:02:41 PM PST by Netizen
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To: TexasFreeper2009
Mooshy:H'mm. Twinkie.... Twinkie? Twinkie? Whose Got Da Twinkie?
46 posted on 02/26/2011 1:04:47 PM PST by lbryce (BHO:Satan's Evil Twin)
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To: elcid1970

Sorry...I was trying to have a “new tone” as I have been directed to do so by my “leader”.


47 posted on 02/26/2011 1:24:54 PM PST by hal ogen (1st amendment or reeducation camp?)
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To: Sloane_Ranger
Damnnnn...that woman is Ugly !!!

And the kids have nothing up on Chelsea. Yea, you can be famous but you are still ugly.

48 posted on 02/26/2011 3:49:31 PM PST by Digger ((If RINO is your selection, then failure is your election))
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To: Netizen

“I did some looking online and the least amount of calories for the ribs alone was 1005 per serving and as high as 1800 per serving. That was just the ribs.”

Have some humanity, Netizen! You’re making me hungry for ribs and I got baked chicken and taters planned for dinner tonight.


49 posted on 02/26/2011 4:35:56 PM PST by sergeantdave (The democrat party is a seditious organization and must be outlawed)
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To: Dick Bachert

The one on the left would be my target - svelt, enchanting posterior movement and slinky in a maroon dress.

Woof!


50 posted on 02/26/2011 4:42:46 PM PST by sergeantdave (The democrat party is a seditious organization and must be outlawed)
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