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Michelle Obama Jokes About Solar Car Explosion at OSU Commencement
http://cnsnews.com/news/article/michelle-obama-jokes-about-solar-car-explosion-osu-commencement ^

Posted on 06/18/2012 6:14:44 PM PDT by chessplayer

(CNSNews.com) – First lady Michelle Obama joked about the explosion of a solar-powered car when encouraging graduates of Oregon State University to persevere through life’s challenges.

One of the examples she gave was of a student who faced severe burns when the $100,000 solar-powered car he helped build exploded and left him with severe burns.

“But when he took it out for a test drive last summer, it caught fire and exploded, and Nicolas sustained second- and third-degree burns on his arm, face and leg. But instead of throwing in the towel, within a month, the team was back at work, building another, hopefully less explosive car,” the first lady continued.

The last line received laughter from the audience.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Oregon
KEYWORDS: classlessgaloot; oregon; rudewookie; sourcetitlenoturl
Yeah, I bet Sitts is laughing with all the burns he has. Hilarious. sarc/
1 posted on 06/18/2012 6:14:48 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer
Li is nothing to fool with.

Of course neither is acid nor 3,000 psi natural gas cylinders.

2 posted on 06/18/2012 6:16:33 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: chessplayer

Who cares if the little people explode.


3 posted on 06/18/2012 6:18:09 PM PDT by tractorman (I never miss a chance to tweak a liberal.)
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To: chessplayer
"hopefully less explosive car,” the first lady continued.

Pretty funny, Mooch.

4 posted on 06/18/2012 6:19:14 PM PDT by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: chessplayer

she could have said “He’s lucky, at least it wasn’t a Volt”.


5 posted on 06/18/2012 6:19:30 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: tractorman
Who cares if the little people explode.

Besides, he was a white guy, right? White guys on fire! Ha ha Ha! Boy does she have class.

6 posted on 06/18/2012 6:24:07 PM PDT by laweeks
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To: chessplayer

“...so anyway, what I’m trying to say is, if you happen to get burned severely, I’ll be back next year to make fun of you.”

Mooch Obama


7 posted on 06/18/2012 6:31:20 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Republicanism: Y1 Rant Y2 Rant Y3 Rant Y4, Oh nevermind, vote for him anyway. Rinse & Repeat!)
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To: Salvation

Oregon ping...


8 posted on 06/18/2012 6:31:40 PM PDT by Twotone (Marte Et Clypeo)
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To: chessplayer
Lucky he got out alive:


9 posted on 06/18/2012 6:33:44 PM PDT by nascarnation
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To: laweeks
This has to be the most socialistic, liberal and out of touch with the average citizen presidency ever. I can't wait for it to end.
10 posted on 06/18/2012 6:38:21 PM PDT by tractorman (I never miss a chance to tweak a liberal.)
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To: tractorman
Socialists tell us they think about these things. I see no evidence anybody in the Obama regime bothers thinking about anything.

Not that they're not Socialists but really, this is the stupidest bunch of goobers we've ever had at the helm in the federal government.

11 posted on 06/18/2012 6:47:55 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: chessplayer

Biden was heard to complain that the Mooch was stealing his jokes.


12 posted on 06/18/2012 6:50:58 PM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: chessplayer

I still like her better than him.


13 posted on 06/18/2012 6:54:08 PM PDT by headsonpikes (Mass murder and cannibalism are the twin sacraments of socialism - "Who-whom?"-Lenin)
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To: muawiyah

You nailed it!
This administration is all about feelings and not about thinking.


14 posted on 06/18/2012 6:54:31 PM PDT by tractorman (I never miss a chance to tweak a liberal.)
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To: chessplayer

Evidently Mooch has never experienced much of a burn.

A third degree burn is like crumbly black stuff where there was once skin and muscle.

Second degree is giant weeping blisters.

I do not think there is any pain that will approach that of a severe burn and mine was only about 18% second degree.

I doubt the student was laughing. I know I would not.


15 posted on 06/18/2012 7:07:27 PM PDT by Clay Moore (The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of a fool to the left. Ecclesiastes 10:2)
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To: chessplayer

Nicolas sustained second- and third-degree burns on his arm, face and leg. But instead of throwing in the towel, within a month, the team was back at work, building another car they hoped would finish the job on Nicolas, who like them was an insufferable whiny crying liberal do-gooder.


16 posted on 06/18/2012 7:13:37 PM PDT by DaxtonBrown (http://www.futurnamics.com/reid.php)
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To: Clay Moore
“I do not think there is any pain that will approach that of a severe burn and mine was only about 18% second degree.”

I had a radiator hose blow off and scald me. No 3rd, but
about half my upper body had severe 2nd or less. Still have
some bad scarring where my shirt held the liquid on my arm.
The first time I smelled antifreeze after the accident I
threw up. Yeah, burns are a real laugh riot.

17 posted on 06/18/2012 7:41:35 PM PDT by CrazyIvan (Obama's birth certificate was found stapled to Soros's receipt.)
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To: chessplayer


Am in the mood to repost the entire Vacation Gal series and including the dozens of never-seen-before archives!
18 posted on 06/18/2012 8:02:20 PM PDT by quantim (Obama = #theoccupier on twitter.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach; Rurudyne; steelyourfaith; Tolerance Sucks Rocks; xcamel

Thanks chessplayer.


19 posted on 06/18/2012 8:24:19 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Twotone; abcraghead; aimhigh; Archie Bunker on steroids; bicycle thug; blackie; coffeebreak; ...
If you aren't on this ping list and are interested
in articles about Oregon, please FReepmail me.

20 posted on 06/18/2012 8:55:03 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: chessplayer

She is clueless and tactless.

How about offering prayers for a speedy recovery for him?


21 posted on 06/18/2012 8:55:58 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: laweeks

She cant help it. She is just stupid.


22 posted on 06/18/2012 9:14:32 PM PDT by Delta 21 (Oh Crap !! Did I say that out loud ??!??)
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To: chessplayer

FU, you fat cow.


23 posted on 06/18/2012 9:37:01 PM PDT by WKUHilltopper (And yet...we continue to tolerate this crap...)
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To: DoughtyOne

“...so anyway, what I’m trying to say is, if you happen to get burned severely, I’ll be back next year to make fun of you.”

Mooch Obama”

Omigosh...that is totally “it”.

Not only classless, but extremely not empathetic, nor sympathetic.

Very cold...two peas in a pod.


24 posted on 06/18/2012 11:42:00 PM PDT by dixiechick2000 (This hobbit is looking for her pitchfork...God help the GOP if I find it.)
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To: headsonpikes

“I still like her better than him.”

No kidding? WHY???

She is ever the beyotch, and wears the mom jeans in the family.

You don’t think she is in absolute, total control...she and Jarrett?

Do you really think that his awesome self cares about anything? Other than being his awesome self with a lot of power and fantastic tee times?


25 posted on 06/18/2012 11:46:56 PM PDT by dixiechick2000 (This hobbit is looking for her pitchfork...God help the GOP if I find it.)
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To: dixiechick2000

Two peas in a pod, or just a dim bulb. It’s a toss up for me.


26 posted on 06/19/2012 6:01:18 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Republicanism: Y1 Rant Y2 Rant Y3 Rant Y4, Oh nevermind, vote for him anyway. Rinse & Repeat!)
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To: dixiechick2000

My bad - I was attempting a witticism.


27 posted on 06/19/2012 6:12:02 AM PDT by headsonpikes (Mass murder and cannibalism are the twin sacraments of socialism - "Who-whom?"-Lenin)
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To: chessplayer

Just like her baby daddy she is an idiot.


28 posted on 06/19/2012 10:40:57 AM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: headsonpikes

*face palm*

I should have known that.

You are nothing, if not witty. Excuse me for my sour mood. It seems to be the times we live in. I hate when this happens.

;o)


29 posted on 06/19/2012 11:52:56 PM PDT by dixiechick2000 (This hobbit is looking for her pitchfork...God help the GOP if I find it.)
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To: Clay Moore

Did 2nd degree to my whole back as a kid from sunburn.

No fun.

Everything sticks to you.


30 posted on 06/21/2012 3:33:01 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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