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  • Obama returning to Martha’s Vineyard for 2014 summer vacay: report

    It's back to the Vineyard for the Obamas. The first family will again descend on the Massachusetts retreat this summer, likely from Aug. 9 to 23.
  • Clintons raised $2-3 billion in two decades

    07/02/2014 6:38:23 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 20 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 2, 2014 | Alexandra Jaffe
    Bill and Hillary Clinton raised from $2-3 billion in the two decades they’ve been prominent on the national stage, according to the Wall Street Journal. The Journal tallied the Clintons’ speaking fees, fundraising for their foundation and the sums raised for Bill Clinton’s two presidential campaigns, for the Democratic National Committee while he was in office and for Hillary Clinton’s Senate and presidential campaigns. Between $1.3-2 billion came from U.S. companies and industry sources, making up at least 75 percent of the sum — more than the 60 percent industry sources contributed to the two Bushes’ political operations. The Journal...
  • Clintons are in damage control mode

    06/25/2014 4:39:21 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 51 replies
    The Hill ^ | June 25, 2014 | Amie Parnes and Justin Sink -
    DENVER — Team Clinton is doing damage control on a series of comments by Hillary Clinton about the former first couple’s wealth. Former President Bill Clinton on Tuesday defended his wife as “not out of touch,” and lashed out at the criticism during an appearance at the Clinton Global Initiative America conference. With Hillary and Chelsea Clinton looking on from the audience of a hotel ballroom, he explained that Hillary Clinton’s comment two weeks ago that the couple was “dead broke” when they left the White House was “factually true.” He also criticized reporters for not including context in stories...
  • Bill Clinton Budgeted to Receive Nearly $1 Million in Taxpayer Money in 2014

    06/23/2014 10:44:48 AM PDT · by PoloSec · 16 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | June 23 2014 | Bill McMorris
    An April Congressional Research Service (CRS) report shows that the Government Services Administration (GSA), which is in charge of supporting federal disbursements, budgeted $950,000 for former president Bill Clinton in the 2014 budget. Clinton will collect a $201,000 pension in 2014, a figure four times larger than the median family income in the United States. The Clintons have received a total of $15,938,000 in federal money since 2001. Hillary Clinton recently described the poverty her family experienced upon exiting the White House while promoting her book. They were “dead broke,” Hillary said, adding that she and her husband “struggled to,...
  • Michelle Obama Riverdances Through Dublin to the Tune of $7,921,638

    04/17/2014 9:57:55 AM PDT · by mojito · 48 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4/16/2014 | Tom Fitton
    When it comes to tracking the cost of Obama family vacations, there are two primary challenges. First, the Obamas are prolific jet-setters, so there are many details to track. Second, the Obama administration, clearly embarrassed by these lavish and frequent family vacations, stonewalls the release of records at every turn. But we have been relentless in pursuit of this information. Our attorneys file the lawsuits and make our case, and our investigators pour through pages of records and crunch the numbers. And the information we’ve uncovered – information that would otherwise remain under lock and key – shows that the...
  • Obama aunt who stayed in US illegally dies at 61

    04/08/2014 3:43:31 PM PDT · by markomalley · 100 replies
    AP/Washington Times ^ | 4/8/2014 | DENISE LAVOIE
    President Barack Obama’s aunt Zeituni Onyango, who was denied asylum in the United States but stayed illegally for years, died Tuesday at age 61. Onyango, whose immigration status was reported by The Associated Press days before Obama’s election in 2008, had been treated in recent months for cancer and respiratory problems, Cleveland attorney Margaret Wong said. She died in a Boston rehabilitation center, said Wong, who represented her in her immigration case. Onyango, a half-sister of Obama’s late father, moved from Kenya to the U.S. in 2000 and was denied asylum by an immigration judge in 2004. She remained in...
  • China claims victory in battle of first ladies

    03/21/2014 1:12:52 PM PDT · by C19fan · 86 replies
    UK Telegraph ^ | March 21, 2014 | Malcolm Moore
    It was the eagerly awaited meeting of the world’s two most important first ladies. But there was a clear winner when Michelle Obama met her counterpart Peng Liyuan for the first time in Beijing. As photographs and television footage began to emerge of Mrs Peng and Mrs Obama touring the Chinese capital, the country’s online forums were quick to claim victory in the “battle of the First Ladies”. “Our First Lady is so graceful and elegant, leaving Michelle far behind,” said one critic. “We have won this time,” remarked another. “Ours is more refined and eye-catching,” said a third.
  • Beijing hotel workers already 'fed up' with Obama entourage

    03/21/2014 2:38:36 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 139 replies
    www.dailymail.co.uk/ ^ | 03-21-2014 | By David Martosko, U.s. Political Editor
    FULL TITLE: Beijing hotel workers already 'fed up' with Obama entourage in 3400-square-foot, $8,350-per-night suite inconveniencing 'pretty much everyone' – and the first lady's mother is 'barking at the staff' Michelle Obama and three of her family members are staying in a $8,350-per-night Beijing presidential suite, but despite a 24-hour butler and other perks that come with the lodging, her entourage has inconvenienced 'pretty much everyone' and made the hotel staff 'fed up,' a well-placed hotel staffer has told MailOnline. The sumptuous pad at the Westin Beijing Chaoyang hotel – its website calls the room 'an oasis of comfort –...
  • Michelle Obama and family take another taxpayer-funded trip

    03/18/2014 10:07:43 AM PDT · by rktman · 37 replies
    daily caller ^ | 3/18/2014 | Neil Munro
    The first lady, her mother, her two kids, plus numerous White House aides and security personnel are going to tour China this month, but White House officials are refusing to say how much the taxpayers will pay for the trip. However, they did say it would be a thrill for everyone on the trip, including for Michelle Obama’s top aide, Tina Tchen. “It is a real honor and privilege, and I think we are all, here in the first lady’s office, quite excited about the upcoming trip,” said Tchen, just after she declared that “my parents emigrated from China in...
  • Some not excited about Obama visit (Ocean Reef Club)

    03/07/2014 8:35:04 AM PST · by maggief · 38 replies
    Keys News ^ | March 7, 2014 | Josh Gore
    Not all Ocean Reef Club residents will welcome the president with open arms if he visits this weekend. President Barack Obama is scheduled to be in Miami Friday to speak about education at Coral Reef High School. A Chicago Sun-Times blog, citing anonymous sources, said he then planned to join his family at the gated Ocean Reef Club for a weekend getaway.
  • Do we really want the Clintons back?

    02/06/2014 11:42:10 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 22 replies
    Pittsburgh Tribune-Review ^ | February 6, 2014 | Katie Pavlich
    When I left the 2012 campaign trail, I was exhausted and hoped the next presidential election would slowly creep back into the news. More than a year has passed and 2016 is unfortunately done waiting. Much of the 2016 speculation currently revolves around a single person: Hillary Clinton. Will she run? Who can beat her? Is Hillary unstoppable? Democrats experiencing buyer's remorse want her to run again after regretting their votes for Barack Obama the first time around and Republicans aren't quite sure yet how to combat another historic campaign theme. Members of the media already have their Clinton pompoms...
  • Michelle Obama wants $10 donations to 'help protect Obamacare'

    01/27/2014 11:57:16 AM PST · by mojito · 100 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 1/27/2014 | Paul Bedard
    First lady Michelle Obama is seeking $10 donations to protect Obamacare, her husband's troubled health insurance system. Just one day before he gives the annual State of the Union address, the first lady sent out a fundraising email to supporters hoping to use the speech to prompt donations to help Democrats in the midterm elections this fall. [Text of email]Friend — Earlier this month, because of what you did, it became illegal for insurance companies to discriminate against the up to 129 million Americans living with pre-existing conditions....
  • REGAL R&R: Obamas live like royalty on lavish Hawaiian holiday

    01/03/2014 8:47:23 AM PST · by dead · 23 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Thursday, January 2, 2014 | Dave Boyer
    History will record that on the 12th day of his latest Hawaiian vacation, President Obama tweeted about Obamacare. That was one of the president’s few visible acts of official business during his 16-day holiday retreat before he and his family return to Washington on Sunday. The president’s winter recess has rivaled just about anyone’s dream getaway, filled with endless golf, dinners at high-end restaurants, snorkeling at a closed nature preserve and a private, after-hours visit to a spectacular zoo... (snip) The president’s aides say he is always on the job, even in the Pacific paradise... Otherwise, the trip has been...
  • First lady to go on radio blitz for ObamaCare

    12/18/2013 7:35:16 AM PST · by Zakeet · 34 replies
    The Hill ^ | December 17, 2013 | Justin Sink
    Michelle Obama will sit for a trio of interviews with urban radio stations as part of a coordinated White House blitz intended to promote ObamaCare coverage among mothers and minorities. The first lady will be interviewed Wednesday evening by Yolanda Adams, Al Sharpton, and Joe Madison, three of the nation’s most popular African American talk radio hosts. “Her interviews are part of a broader effort by the White House and partnerships with outside groups, faith leaders, and health professionals to encourage African Americans to get covered,” a White House official said. The first lady’s radio appearances are intended to compliment...
  • McAuliffe associate removes car claim from Web; no record of Defense Department approval

    08/07/2013 8:03:57 AM PDT · by HokieMom · 20 replies
    -The Washington Times ^ | David Sherfinski
    A firm funding the car company founded by Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe has claimed on its website for months that its MyCar electric vehicle had been approved by the Defense Department “for U.S. military installations worldwide” — but government officials say they have no record of such an approval. The Washington Times searched a database of companies and contractors with business before the federal government and found no mentions of GreenTech Automotive or its MyCar two-seat vehicle. Government officials, too, found no evidence that GreenTech had been approved by the Defense Department to be a listed supplier for military...
  • Obama Asks People Getting Married To Forgo Gifts, Ask Their Guests To Donate To His Campaign Instead

    06/22/2012 11:16:20 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 230 replies
    Weasel Zippers ^ | 22 Jun 12 | Unknown
    You can even register your wedding on his campaign website. Could he be any more pompous?
  • Michelle Obama: 'Barack Is a Pretty Cool Dad'

    06/13/2012 10:54:01 AM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 50 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | Jun 13, 2012 | DANIEL HALPER
    The latest campaign email to supporters of President Barack Obama's reelection effort tries to capitalize on the president's coolness. "From coaching basketball to knowing how many Jonas brothers there are, Barack is a pretty cool dad," writes First Lady Michelle Obama in an email to supporters. Michelle Obama adds, "But more importantly, Barack is a wonderful father and partner. ... The email goes on to encourage folks to virtually sign an e-card wishing the president a happy Father's Day. After signing the card, supporters are immediately directed to a page that then asks the president's supporters to donate money to...
  • Malia and Sasha give first lady's book a 'thumbs up'

    06/12/2012 1:37:46 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 29 replies
    Politico44 ^ | 6/12/12 | JENNIFER EPSTEIN
    she said. “I wanted the book to be beautiful and I think that the pictures are absolutely beautiful. I could tell because when Malia and Sasha picked it up -- you know, it's mom, it's like 'oh, your book, how nice' -- they actually got pulled in by the pictures. They couldn’t put it down and they started looking through it and then they started reading it.” “And eventually I got a thumbs up,” Obama said.
  • Photo of the Day: Obama Waves to Empty Stands at Official Campaign Kick Off Rally

    05/06/2012 8:16:57 AM PDT · by smoothsailing · 63 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 5-6-2012 | Jim Hoft
    May 6, 2012 Photo of the Day: Obama Waves to Empty Stands at Official Campaign Kick Off Rally Jim Hoft Bummer. It was supposed to be such a big event. Barack Obama waves to empty stands at his official 2012 campaign kick off rally in Ohio. U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama wave to supporters at a campaign rally at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio May 5, 2012. President Obama officially kicked off his reelection campaign on Saturday with visits to Ohio and Virginia. (REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque) Here’s the campaign’s list of excuses for the low...
  • Obama: I'm not trying to 'redistribute wealth'

    04/10/2012 4:11:27 PM PDT · by Nachum · 43 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 4/9/12 | Joel Gehrke
    President Obama, who famously called for tax increases on the wealthy to "spread the wealth around," denied today that his tax increases on the rich are an attempt to "redistribute wealth." "So these investments -- in things like education and research and health care -- they haven't been made as some grand scheme to redistribute wealth from one group to another," the president said today at Florida Atlantic University. "This is not some socialist dream," Obama added as hecalled for tax increases on millionaires today to pay for those investments.
  • (Obama's) GSA Chief Resigns Over Outlandish Spending

    04/02/2012 1:50:52 PM PDT · by TonyInOhio · 71 replies
    National Review Online ^ | 04/02/12 | Daniel Foster
    General Services Administration head Martha Johnson has resigned along with two of her deputies, reportedly over an impending inspector general’s report detailing lavish spending on a Vegas conference for a handful of government employees:Organizers spent $835,000 on the event, which was attended by 300 employees. The expenses included $147,000 in airfare and lodging at the hotel for six planning trips by a team of organizers. Among the other expenses were $3,200 for a mind reader; $6,300 on commemorative coin set displayed in velvet boxes and $75,000 on a training exercise to build a bicycle.“When the White House was informed of...
  • Grumpy Michelle frowns through state dinner as President thanks Iraq War veterans and their families

    03/01/2012 6:22:23 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 66 replies · 12+ views
    Grumpy Michelle frowns through state dinner as President thanks Iraq War veterans and their families By Daily Mail Reporter and Associated Press Last updated at 10:40 AM on 1st March 2012 With a formal dinner for the few, President Barack Obama on Wednesday paid solemn tribute to the many. The president, who opposed the Iraq war from its outset, thanked those who fought its battles by sitting down to a candlelit meal with a small cross section of the million-plus who served there over the past nine years. Though the mood was reflective, the First Lady was caught looking rather...
  • Forget the Oscars red carpet-Michelle Obama gives the A-list a run for their money...(Govs' Dinner)

    02/27/2012 6:51:00 PM PST · by maggief · 69 replies · 1+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | February 27, 2012 | Tamara Abraham
    The photos only offered us a glimpse. But it was all we needed in order to know that Michelle Obama wore something special to the Governors' Dinner at the White House last night. Forget the Oscars red carpet, the First Lady's asymmetric gown gave the A-list a serious run for their money. The pale, cream-coloured gown had a crystal-embellished bodice in a design of leaves and flowers, and a chiffon bow at the shoulder.
  • African American women see their own challenges mirrored in Michelle Obama’s

    01/24/2012 7:59:18 AM PST · by NCjim · 40 replies
    Washington Post ^ | January 23, 2012 | Krissah Thompson and Vanessa Williams
    As black women watch Michelle Obama on the national stage, they search — sometimes nervously — for nuances often lost on the larger culture. How she handles criticism, how she raises her children, even her style of dress, has the potential to counter negative stereotypes. “She is mainstreaming to the world what a lot of us already know about ourselves,” says Dacenta Grice, a 37-year-old black woman who works as a physician assistant in Atlanta. “She reinforces the reality that so many of us live. She is a black woman who just seems fantastic in her own right, who just...
  • Caption the Obama's celebrating MLK day

    01/17/2012 9:19:08 AM PST · by Lucky9teen · 42 replies
    U.S. President Barack Obama (L) and his wife Michelle (R) paint quotations attributed to slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr during a day of service in King's honor at the Browne Education Campus school in Washington, January 16, 2012. The quotations read: "The time is always right to do what is right" and "I have a dream". U.S. President Barack Obama (R) talks to reporters as he installs shelves in a library with volunteers during a day of service to honor Martin Luther King, Jr, at the Browne Education Campus school in Washington, January 16, 2012.
  • Barack Obama and family go snorkelling in Hawaii

    12/28/2011 2:42:35 PM PST · by mdittmar · 25 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | December 28, 2011 | The Telegraph
    President Barack Obama and his family spent a warm and sunny afternoon at one of the most popular snorkelling spots on the island of Oahu, where they released four green sea turtles into the water.
  • Noted economist Michelle Obama has a better vacation wardobe than you do

    <p>Merry Christmas everyone! I hope you’re having a lovely vacation. Because I’m not actually on vacation. Unless you consider drinking coconut coffee from the Keurig while I work in my office a vacation. Because I don’t. At any rate, I saved the US taxpayers nearly $4 million by not being First Lady and flying off for a 17-day vacation in Hawaii on the taxpayers dime. You can thank me later.</p>
  • President Obama And The First Lady Pretend Singing With An A Capella Group

    12/26/2011 8:12:22 PM PST · by Daffynition · 27 replies
    Buzzfeed.com ^ | dec 26, 2011 | Photo by Samantha Appleton
    From the official White House Flickr account: "President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama pretend to sing with an a cappella group in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House during a holiday reception, Dec. 10, 2010."
  • How wealth of members of Congress has TRIPLED in 25 years (snip)

    12/27/2011 5:53:08 AM PST · by COUNTrecount · 24 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | Dec. 27, 2011 | David Richards
    # Median net worth of member of Congress rose from $280,000 to $725,000 between 1984 and 2009 # Over same 25 years the wealth of the average U.S. family slipped from $20,500 from $20,600 The wealth gap between those governing the U.S. and the people they represent has dramatically widened, research shows. Against a backdrop of a vast budget deficit and fears of the fragility of the economy, analysis by the Washington Post shows that the median net worth of a member of Congress has nearly tripled over 25 years while the income of an average U.S. family has actually...
  • POTUS arrives in Hawaii

    12/24/2011 11:39:49 AM PST · by ColdOne · 45 replies · 1+ views
    Politico44 ^ | 12/23/11 | JENNIFER EPSTEIN
    POTUS arrives in Hawaii HONOLULU -- President Obama arrived here late Friday to join his vacationing family in Kailua. Air Force One touched down at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickham just before 6 p.m. local time (that's 11 p.m. on the East Coast) after a nine-hour flight that included an off-the-record stop by the president in the press section of the plane. His motorcade reached the home where the family is staying at 6:45 p.m. Bo the dog was also spotted running around aboard the plane.
  • Solyndra Emails Claim Biden Team 'About Had an Orgasm' About Energy Loans to Firm

    11/09/2011 12:18:39 PM PST · by freespirited · 9 replies
    FOX News ^ | 11/09/11 | Chad Pergram
    A series of emails provided to the House Energy and Commerce Committee from individuals tied to Solyndra offer striking characterizations about running strategy with the White House to secure assistance for the now-bankrupt solar energy firm. Emails among George Kaiser, head of the George Kaiser Family Foundation; Ken Levit, the executive director of the Foundation; and Steve Mitchell, who manages Argonaut Private Equity and was a member of Solyndra's board; show that Vice President Joe Biden's office were very gung-ho. "They about had an orgasm in Biden's office when we mentioned Solyndra," reads a Feb. 27, 2010, email from Levit...
  • Michelle: GOP Would Curb Freedom of Speech, Religion

    10/28/2011 8:08:13 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 54 replies
    WhiteHouse Dossier ^ | 10-28-11 | Keith Koffler
    In a chilling appraisal of President Obama’s Republican opposition, First Lady Michelle Obama Thursday suggested a Republican victory in the 2012 presidential election would result in curbs on freedom of speech and religion. Speaking at a fundraiser at a private residence in Tampa, Mrs. Obama noted the power of the president to appoint members of the Supreme Court. She clearly indicated that a Republican would select justices who would attack basic First Amendment rights, saying, “that’s what’s at stake” in the election. From the White House transcript: Let’s not forget about what it meant when my husband appointed those two...
  • First look: Michelle Obama’s new cookbook ("American Grown")

    10/27/2011 10:09:05 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 28 replies
    The Hindustan Times ^ | October 27, 2011
    Publishers for US First Lady Michelle Obama’s upcoming cookbook have released an early preview of the book’s cover art and revealed more details about its spring release. American Grown: How the White House Kitchen Garden Inspires Families, Schools, and Communities, published by Crown Publishers, is Obama’s first cookbook and will be issued in both print and digital editions. The print edition will include photos of the White House garden and Obama throughout the seasons, and include more details about how the First Lady was inspired by her daughters Sasha and Malia to change her family’s eating habits and plant an...
  • Michelle Obama shifts into 2012 campaign mode

    10/19/2011 5:42:40 AM PDT · by Rummyfan · 38 replies
    The Politico ^ | 17 Oct 2011 | Julie Mason
    First lady Michelle Obama has gold-plated her appeal, in part, by playing it safe, focusing on signature issues and family while staying out of the partisan politics so deeply loathed by many Americans Her value as the most popular member of the Obama administration is inevitably sending her back into the field, raising money and delivering speeches for a 2012 reelection effort that increasingly needs some happier news. ... Humanizing the president is a traditional and nearly inevitable role for the first lady at campaign time, which tends to roll around after the shine has come off a president and...
  • Nearly $500K to send Michelle, family to Africa (her two daughters were listed as senior staff)

    10/05/2011 10:00:48 AM PDT · by Justaham · 32 replies
    washingtonexaminer.com ^ | 1-0-4-11 | Mark Tapscott
    How much does it cost taxpayers to fly First Lady Michelle Obama, her two daughters and her mother, a niece and a nephew, a hairstylist and makeup artists to South Africa and Botswana to give a few speeches, meet Nelson Mandela, and enjoy a safari on a private game preserve? Nearly half a million dollars, according to documents obtained by Judicial Watch via the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) concerning Obama's June 21-27 journey. Judicial Watch said the U.S. Air Force provided a C-32 - a Boeing 757 modified by the military for the purpose of flying big-wigs around the...
  • Michelle Obama Listed Daughters Malia and Sasha as “Senior Staffers” for $432,142 African Trip

    10/04/2011 2:16:32 PM PDT · by Nachum · 102 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 10/4/11 | Jim Hoft
    U.S. first lady Michelle Obama stands with Karen Dudley, right, at her restaurant “The Kitchen” as she makes an unscheduled stop for lunch in Cape Town, South Africa, Thursday, June 23, 2011. Also pictured, left to right, daughters Malia and Sasha Obama, niece Leslie Robinson, nephew Avery Robinson. (AP/Charles Dharapak, Pool) Washington Whispers reported on the African trip. First lady Michelle Obama’s family trip to South Africa and Botswana in June cost taxpayers well over $424,000, according to new accounting based on Air Force manifests obtained by Judicial Watch, a taxpayer watchdog group.
  • (FLOTUS inauguration gown designer) Jason Wu’s Target collaboration will hit stores in February

    10/03/2011 7:52:07 PM PDT · by maggief · 48 replies
    Washington Post ^ | October 3, 2011 | Maura Judkis
    First lady Michelle Obama may want to go on another Target shopping trip in February: That’s when a limited-edition collection by Jason Wu, one of her favorite designers, will hit stores across the country. Women’s Wear Daily reported Monday that after Target’s Missoni collaboration was a huge success, the store has tapped Wu to be the next to design an affordable collection for the design-conscious retailer. The 60’s inspired line will reach stores Feb. 5, and items will be priced at $60 or less - a considerable discount from his eponymous fashion line.
  • Michelle Obama: 'Just relax' with my husband

    09/28/2011 1:54:18 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 10 replies
    Politico ^ | 9/28/11 | MAGGIE HABERMAN
    The emails from the Barack Obama reelect about winning a dinner with the president as a randomized reward for contributing to the campaign have gotten a bit more intense as time goes on, and the latest one, from the first lady, emphasizes that the winner of such a prize shouldn't freak out about it. Continue Reading "Just relax," she advises. The email is below. From: Michelle Obama [mailto:info@barackobama.com] Sent: Wednesday, September 28, 2011 2:34 PM To: Subject: These dinners XXXX — Not everyone knows how to prepare for a dinner like this. As someone who's eaten countless meals with my...
  • Caption Obama at the CBC

    09/25/2011 4:41:05 PM PDT · by Baladas · 44 replies
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  • Caption This: Barack, Mooch (bling), and TOTUS

    09/22/2011 4:59:02 PM PDT · by FreeAtlanta · 30 replies
    http://houston.culturemap.com ^ | 09.21.11 | Shelby Hodge
    This picture was on Drudge Report today talking about the $42,000.00 diamond bling on Mooche's wrists. I noticed TOTUS, and thought, LOVE TRIANGLE!
  • Michelle Obama Flashes Over $42,000 in Diamond Bracelets

    09/22/2011 2:18:22 PM PDT · by Freemarkets101 · 60 replies
    Brian Koenig ^ | 9/22/11 | Brian Koenig
    Michelle Obama, the most glamorous of all U.S. First Ladies, dazzled the crowd at a DNC fundraiser Tuesday night wearing over $42,000 worth of diamond bracelets ($42,150 to be precise). Designed by Katie Decker, a 23-year-old Texas-based jeweller, the First Lady dropped a few dimes on some serious bling: (Daily Mail) - The First Lady, 47, chose to wear Miss Decker's Lotus cuff, with 2.9 carats of diamonds, costing $15,000, the Gothic cuff with 2.17 carats of diamonds, costing $15,350, and the $11,800 Quatrefoil bracelet with 1.73 carats of diamonds to the Gotham Hall event.Damn, for that kind of money...
  • Globe Magazine: Obama Panicked over Secret Police File

    09/21/2011 11:30:27 AM PDT · by maggief · 47 replies
    Globe Magazine ^ | September 21, 2011
    President Obama is panicking over a secret police file loaded with evidence proving that his birth certificate - is a PHONY! Read all about what's in the file, now in the hands of two police departments, and why it's driving the fearful President to drink - only in the new GLOBE.
  • First Couple Get Flirty at DNC Fundraiser (BHO: “Did you notice how she’s getting cuter?”)

    09/21/2011 8:17:10 AM PDT · by maggief · 120 replies
    ABC News ^ | September 21, 2011 | Devin Dwyer
    President Obama and the first lady gave a glimpse of their lighter sides Tuesday night, exchanging in playful – and at times downright flirtatious – banter at a glamorous million-dollar campaign fundraiser at the Gotham Theater in New York City. Taking the stage to introduce her husband before a crowd of 400 donors, the Michelle Obama hailed the event as “sort of like our date night.” “I would like to thank all of you for planning such a lovely, intimate evening for the two of us,” she said, with a tinge of sarcasm that drew laughter from the crowd. ”A...
  • Obama arrives in New York for UN talks

    09/19/2011 3:01:00 PM PDT · by maggief · 163 replies
    AFP ^ | September 19, 2011
    NEW YORK: US President Barack Obama arrived here Monday ahead of the UN General Assembly, this year overshadowed by a Palestinan bid for UN membership of a Palestinian state.
  • Obama can't keep feet off the WH furniture. Disgraceful.

    09/18/2011 4:26:32 AM PDT · by GlockThe Vote · 70 replies
    Youtube ^ | September 18 2011 | YOUTUBE
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FYJ3SKwaKg8&feature=player_profilepage
  • Upscale Lands First lady Michelle Obama on Cover

    09/17/2011 9:11:39 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 53 replies
    Electronic Urban Report ^ | September 16, 2001
    Upscale Magazine has scored an interview with the First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama for its October, 2011 issue. She is also featured on the cover. “First Lady Michelle Obama represents the spirit of today’s African-American mother, wife and champion of change." In the October Upscale cover story, entitled “National Treasure,” Michelle Obama opens up to Spelman College graduates about her life as a young black girl in the Southside of Chicago “Some of you may have grown up like me, in neighborhoods where few had the chance to go to college,” explained Mrs. Obama, who prefers to...
  • Caption Shelly O.

    09/15/2011 1:35:19 PM PDT · by crosshairs · 24 replies
  • First responders not invited to Sept. 11 event

    09/11/2011 3:33:49 PM PDT · by oldernittany · 21 replies
    680 News ^ | 9/11/2011 | Carl Hanstke
    NEW YORK - The commemoration ceremony for the tenth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks is intended to promote unity and bring people together, however, anger is now growing among some in New York over the exclusion of first responders from the World Trade Centre
  • The fashion police are after the first lady…again!

    09/09/2011 7:53:04 AM PDT · by maggief · 102 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | September 9, 2011 | Laura Donovan
    German fashion powerhouse Karl Lagerfeld likes Michelle Obama, but, he says, her style just isn’t up to par. In a recent interview with USA Today, the Chanel designer echoed “Sex and the City” stylist Patricia Field in saying that Ms. Obama’s fashion picks could use some help. “I love Madame Obama, but not in terms of clothes,” Lagerfeld told the publication. Luckily for Ms. Obama, Lagerfeld complimented the first lady’s “strong” face. “I like her face, the cleverness of her face. Her face is stronger than the clothes,” Lagerfeld said. Lagerfeld is certainly not the first fashion big name to...
  • Nickelodeon's Eighth Annual Worldwide Day of Play to Combine With First Lady Michelle Obama's ...

    09/01/2011 10:10:33 AM PDT · by maggief · 27 replies
    Market Watch ^ | September 1, 2011
    (press release) Nickelodeon's Eighth Annual Worldwide Day of Play to Combine With First Lady Michelle Obama's "Let's Move" Campaign and The President's Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition in Its Biggest Celebration of Play Ever, Live From Washington, D.C.'s Ellipse Saturday, September 24 First Lady Featured in Exclusive Event PSA Debuting on Sept. 3 NEW YORK, Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Nickelodeon is joining with the First Lady's "Let's Move" campaign and the President's Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition to bring for the first time its flagship Worldwide Day of Play (WWDOP) event to the Ellipse in...