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  • Donald Trump Won't Be Our Next President Because He Doesn't Have a Beard

    08/26/2015 4:10:39 AM PDT · by uglybiker · 29 replies
    Paleofuture ^ | 8/12/15 | Matt Novak
    Donald Trump will not be our next president. Neither will Bernie Sanders, Jeb Bush, nor Hillary Clinton. How can I say this with such confidence? Because none of these people have beards. And that was supposed to be the style for US presidents by now. At least according to one random magazine from 1966. The November 1966 issue of The American Legion magazine proclaimed that the American president of 2016 would be sporting a beard. And yes, I know that the next president won’t be sworn in until January 2017, but we’re just going to assume that they meant...
  • Ed Klein: Michelle and Valerie 'Connected at the Hip' (Will live together in Europe after 2016)

    08/23/2015 2:15:14 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 37 replies
    NewsMax ^ | August 21, 2015 | Bill Hoffmann
    Bestselling author Edward Klein's bombshell claim that Michelle Obama and top White House adviser Valerie Jarrett have become so close they may live together in Europe after President Barack Obama finishes his second term has sent the rumor mill into overdrive. But Klein, who made the startling assertion on his website, told Newsmax TV on Friday that the relationship between the high-powered women definitely does not involve physical intimacy. "There's nothing sexual. A lot of people ask me that question. No, there's nothing sexual at all," Klein — author of "Blood Feud: The Clintons vs. the Obamas" — said in...
  • Michelle Obama Reveals What She’d Do if She Could Choose Another Job

    08/03/2015 6:34:35 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 38 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 2, 2015 | by Daniel Nussbaum
    First Lady Michelle Obama sat down with rapper Wale for a rapid-fire interview last week in which she revealed what she’d choose to do if she wasn’t the president’s wife. “I would be Beyoncé,” Obama told Wale in the blink-and-you’ll-miss-it interview. “I’ve got the hands!” The interview was filmed after last week’s Beating the Odds summit at which the First Lady invited more than 100 college-bound students to celebrate their achievements and hear from a number of guest speakers. Wale spoke at the event. Of course, the Obamas have long admired Beyoncé and her husband Jay-Z. Beyoncé performed at Obama’s...
  • Watch: Washington Mayor Told To Resign After Calling Barack And Michelle Obama This

    07/16/2015 5:58:47 PM PDT · by blueyon · 31 replies
    KXLY via Independent Jjournal Review via Western Journialism ^ | July 15, 2015 | KXLY via Michael Hunter. via Christopher Agee
    KXLY recently reported that Patrick Rushing, mayor of Airway Heights, Wash., is facing increased pressure to resign after a Facebook comment about the Obama family was criticized by some locals as racist. “Gorilla face Michelle,” he wrote in the now-deleted post, “can’t disagree with that. The woman is not attractive except to monkey man Barack. Check out them ears. LOL.” When the backlash that followed reached city hall, five of six council members present at a recent meeting voted to ask Rushing to step down. Airway Heights Police Chief and Acting City Manager Lee Bennett explained why local leaders felt...
  • Mayor calls Michelle Obama 'gorilla face,' won't resign

    07/16/2015 10:05:56 AM PDT · by Jyotishi · 105 replies
    Sun Times ^ | Wednesday, July 15, 2015 | Chad Merda
    A mayor in Washington state says he won’t resign after he called First Lady Michelle Obama “gorilla face,” insisting that would mean he’s admitting he’s racist. Airway Heights Mayor Patrick Rushing confirmed to KHQ-6, NBC’s Spokane affiliate, that he indeed did make the offensive statement on his Facebook page, but brushed it off as playful banter between he and his friends. “Gorilla face Michelle, can’t disagree with that,” Rushing wrote. “The woman is not attractive except to monkey man Barack. Check out them ears. LOL.” He’s tried to brush it off as “playful back and forth banter that my friends...
  • Judicial Watch:Records Reveal Michelle Obama’s 2014 Trip to China Cost Taxpayers More Than $360,000-

    07/15/2015 12:17:53 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 9 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | July 15, 2015
    Full title: Judicial Watch: Records Reveal Michelle Obama’s 2014 Trip to China Cost Taxpayers More Than $360,000 in Air Transportation Expenses Alone (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it obtained records from the U.S. Department of the Air Force revealing that Michelle Obama’s 2014 trip to China cost American taxpayers $362,523.53 in air travel expenses alone. The First Lady, her daughters, and her mother spent March 19 – 26 in China, in a trip highlighted by extended visits to some of the country’s most popular tourist sites. Judicial Watch obtained the Air Force records on June 25, 2015,...
  • Michelle Obama Is A Rock Star For Global Teen Activists

    07/14/2015 3:26:31 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 28 replies
    NPR ^ | July 14, 2015 | by Marc Silver
    She was only 15 minutes late. That's amazing! After all, she is the First Lady of the United States. She has a busy schedule. She was scheduled to speak to the Girl Up Leadership Summit at 11:15 a.m. And by 11:27ish she was in the house. "You all look amazing," Michelle Obama told the 200-plus activists who represent some of the world's 1,000 Girl Up clubs. They'd come to Washington, D.C., to bond, to learn about girls' issues and to lobby Congress. But she also made two subtle and important points about activism. Point No. 1: Activism should be personal....
  • Michelle Obama's Cousin Named 'Black Chief Rabbi

    07/13/2015 7:55:34 AM PDT · by lbryce · 13 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | July 13, 2015 | Tova Dvorin
    Rabbi Capers Funnye to be the first American head of the Black Hebrew Israelites since 1999. America has elected its first "Black Chief Rabbi," the International Israelite Board of Rabbis (IIBR) announced - and he is a cousin of First Lady Michelle Obama. Rabbi Capers Funnye, a Chicago-based convert to Judaism, is the first person to hold the position since Chief Rabbi Levi ben Levy died in 1999. "Rabbi Funnye’s work with Black Jews in the United States and Africa made him uniquely qualified for this position," the IIBR said. "His goal as Chief Rabbi is to build closer ties...
  • Kinky Boots – Forever!

    07/12/2015 5:38:25 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 10 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 7-12-2015 | MOTUS
    Of course it’s a musical! With TransJenders! Kinky Boots: A drag queen comes to the rescue of a man who, after inheriting his father's shoe factory, needs to diversify his product if he wants to keep the business afloat. That’s right, the entire first female family went to Broadway to watch the Tony Award winning Kinky Boots. Why? Because we’re on vacation! And we’re not going to Martha’s Vineyard for another 4 weeks. First Lady Michelle Obama and her two daughters brought their dancing shoes to the Saturday matinee of the hit Broadway show “Kinky Boots.”The First Family, despite the...
  • Michelle Obama reveals her ´modest´ $600k changes to White House State Dining Room -

    07/07/2015 9:10:56 PM PDT · by Nachum · 70 replies
    Michelle Obama has given a touch-up to the White House State Dining Room, the latest interior design change that will endure long after she leaves the building at a cost of $595,000. Her modest changes to the room where many dinners and other events are held follow this year´s more dramatic remake of the Old Family Dining Room and the unveiling of the Obama china service. The change, which has been years in the making, comes just months after head florist Laura Dowling quit her post and was escorted from the building by security. Scroll down for video -DailyMail.com reported
  • Globe-trotting Michelle Obama announces MORE foreign trips to promote education abroad after

    06/29/2015 10:34:30 PM PDT · by Nachum · 37 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 6/29/15 | Staff & Alexandra Klausner
    Michelle Obama says she´ll do more foreign travel to promote education for girls in developing countries. The first lady announced a new program earlier this year to help adolescent girls improve their lives by attending and staying in school called, ´Let Girls Learn.´ She since has traveled to Japan, Cambodia and London to promote the initiative and even stopped to have tea with Prince Harry. (Photos) While in London she traveled with her daughters Malia, 16, 14-year-old Sasha and her mother, Marian Robinson. Mrs. Obama says the U.S. will continue to urge developed countries to join the effort. And when...
  • First Lady Now Requires 26 Servants

    06/29/2015 9:14:37 AM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 58 replies
    canadafreepress.com ^ | 6/29/15 | By Dr. Paul L. Williams
    First Lady Now Requires 26 Servants By Dr. Paul L. Williams "In my own life, in my own small way, I have tried to give back to this country that has given me so much,” she said. “See, that’s why I left a job at a big law firm for a career in public service,”— Michelle Obama. We were wrong. Michelle Obama, as we reported on July 7, is not served by twenty-two attendants who stand by to cater to her every whim. She is served by twenty-six attendants, including a hair dresser and make-up artist. The annual cost to...
  • Fashion police! Obama ladies, you're under arrest

    06/22/2015 6:12:36 AM PDT · by rktman · 28 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 6/22/2015 | Barbara Simpson
    I think it’s swell that the Obama females are on another international cultural tour – mother, two daughters and grandmother. It’s just heartwarming they’re all getting a first-class ’round the world experience – this time London, Milan, Vicenza and Venice. Media say the first lady is representing our country as she continues her march across continents, giving speeches and glad-handing with royalty and politicians. We’ve got the pictures in media – print, TV and the Internet. Yes, pictures! As I said, “Can we talk?” I have a beef with all this – and I realize I’m in somewhat dangerous territory...
  • Just Another Brick In The Load…

    06/19/2015 5:55:58 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 3 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 6-19-2015 | MOTUS
    World famous silhouettes, instantly recognizable:And now we have a new iconic silhouette:I know the load grows heavier by the day, butt carry on troops.Posted from: Michelle Obama’s Mirror
  • When Harry Met His Sally

    06/18/2015 8:26:16 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 1 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 6-18-2015 | MOTUS
    Goodness! That’s quite some man-spreading – Prince Harry, I mean.I don’t know what else to say, butt I bet you do. So I’ll just leave you with a few verses about sally. They’re from Robert Browning, The Flight of the Duchess: (378) A bruised black-blooded mulberry; And that other sort, their crowning pride, With long white threads distinct inside,Like the lake-flower's fibrous roots which dangle Loose such a length and never tangle, Where the bold sword-lily cuts the clear waters, And the cup-lily couches with all the white daughters: Such are the works they put their hand to, The uses...
  • Ciao! Michelle, Sasha and Malia touch down in Milan for the next step of their European tour [tr]

    06/17/2015 11:26:43 AM PDT · by pabianice · 71 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 6/17/15 | Smith
    <p>Michelle Obama and her daughters left the UK after a whistle-stop tour and have now arrived in Italy.</p> <p>The First Lady and her children, Sasha and Malia, spent two days in London to highlight her campaign to bring girls in the world's most impoverished communities into education.</p>
  • Michelle Malkin: Every Breath She Takes

    06/16/2015 3:18:22 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 42 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | June 17, 2015 | Michelle Malkin
    Fifteen years ago this week, my beautiful daughter Veronica entered the world. She didn't make a sound. As I stretched out my arms to hold her in the delivery room, furrow-browed doctors and nurses instead whisked her away. I shouted after them in panic: "Is she all right? Is she going to be OK?!" Slightly underweight and jaundiced, she remained in the hospital for several days before we got the all-clear. My husband and I counted our blessings. But it wouldn't be the last time we felt the pangs of parental helplessness when it came to her health. Here's the...
  • Michelle Obama UK visit: 'When I look at young British Muslim women, I see myself' [Chrislam]

    06/16/2015 10:59:36 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 56 replies
    Mirror ^ | 6/16/2015 | Mikey Smith
    Michelle Obama compared her struggle to succeed as a young black woman in America to the experience of British Muslim girls during a visit to in inner-city girls school in London. The First Lady, who is visiting the UK for two days, and met with Prince Harry this morning, struggled to hold back tears as she gave an emotional speech to Mulberry School for Girls in London's Tower Hamlets. She'll meet with Prime Minister David Cameron later today. She said: "Girls like you inspire me and impress me every single day. "When I look out at all these young women,...
  • Michelle Obama: Men Are ‘Useful’

    06/16/2015 10:11:39 AM PDT · by Nachum · 29 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 6/16/15 | Charlie Spiering
    During a conversation with students in the United Kingdom, First Lady Michelle Obama told them that men were “useful” for promoting the idea of more education for girls. “We’ve got to change cultural norms too, that’s why work on the ground is so important” she explained. “We’ve got to send different messages about the importance of educating our girls.” She suggested that while boys and men were important, it was crucial for them to talk about the lack of education for girls around the world. “You know our sons are important, we love men, we all do, they’re good, they’re
  • Mrs. Obama in Britain: Visits Bangladeshi-Dominated School Which Hosts Hard-Left Conferences ..

    06/16/2015 6:26:43 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 11 replies
    Breitbart ^ | June 16, 2015 | by Raheem Kassam
    Michelle Obama travelled to the United Kingdom today, choosing to give a speech on female empowerment while surrounded by hijab-clad girls in the ethnically “diverse” London borough of Tower Hamlets. But the Commercial Road in Tower Hamlets, from where Mrs. Obama chose to lecture, isn’t ethnically diverse, and nor is the Mulberry School for Girls that she visited. Tower Hamlets, which only days ago managed to shake off its Islamist-linked Mayor, boasts a Bangladeshi, Indian, and Pakistani, and otherwise Asian population. At the last census, in 2011, 39 percent of the population self-identified as Christian, while 36 percent identified as...
  • Our Trans-Atlantic Trans-FLOTUS

    06/16/2015 5:09:38 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 4 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 6-16-2015 | MOTUS
    Okay, this is getting out of hand; first Caitlyn Jenn[d]er (h/t: Clarice) brought us up close and way too personal to trans-genders, and “Racial” Rachel Dolezal to trans-racials. And then this poor confused womyn Tweets about her trans-floorism: And now Lady M bravely goes where no other FLOTUS has gone before: arriving in Great Britain yesterday as a trans-Barbie:Oh yes, Trans-Barbieism; it’s a real thing.Black Barbie and Black RacialPosted from: Michelle Obama’s Mirror
  • Taxpayers Billed $128,781 for Michelle Obama to See Cultural Sites in Venice; First lady traveling

    06/15/2015 11:24:28 AM PDT · by Nachum · 24 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 6/15/15 | Elizabeth Harrington
    Hotel costs for First Lady Michelle Obama to see cultural sites in Venice during the last leg of her trip overseas is costing taxpayers $128,781. The First Lady left for London and Italy on Monday for her “Let Girls Learn” initiative and anti-obesity campaign Let’s Move. During the trip she will cook with children, visit U.S. service members stationed in Italy, and visit Prince Harry. “From London, the First Lady will travel to Milan,” according to the White House press office. “As part of her Let’s Move! initiative, the First Lady will lead a Presidential Delegation to the Milan Expo...
  • Michelle Obama to edit women's magazine

    06/11/2015 12:06:27 PM PDT · by PROCON · 35 replies
    washingtonexaminer ^ | June 11, 2015 | Susan Crabtree
    Women's feature magazines have never been a paradigm of journalistic independence, but More magazine has officially shredded any pretext of objectivity towards the White House by inviting first lady Michelle Obama to guest edit its upcoming July/August issue. More, which bills itself as a magazine "for women of style and substance," invited the first lady to showcase her pet causes and "significant contributions" during her six years at the White House. "I am excited and honored to be guest editor of More this month and tell you a little bit about the issues I'm working on, as well as the...
  • Michelle Obama Harvests Future Pollinators Of Amerika

    06/04/2015 5:18:53 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 6 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 6-4-2015 | MOTUS
    Lady M summoned the little children to the White House yesterday for her spring garden harvest meal. Staff harvested the garden earlier Wednesday, so all that was left for the first lady and two dozen students to do was to prepare the waiting baskets and bowls of cauliflower, kohlrabi, broccoli, fennel and lettuce. Umm, um um – that sounds yummy. Jefferson Lopez-Martinez demonstrates gang sign for a peanut butter and jelly sandwichShe also told the children that it's important to help bees, butterflies and other creatures that spread the pollen around.Charter members of Future Obama Pollinators of Amerika Some of this year’s...
  • Luxurious Life As First Lady Takes Toll On Michelle Obama Because She Is Black, She Complains

    05/28/2015 5:00:50 PM PDT · by SJackson · 79 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 05/10/2015 | Eric Owens
    Globetrotting, Ivy League-educated, Marchesa gown-wearing first lady Michelle Obama’s commencement address at Tuskegee University on Saturday described the trials and tribulations she believes she has faced as the first black first lady in American history. The intense media scrutiny, occasional critical and disparaging remarks — it’s all too much and she said it has led to sleepless nights either in the White House or in posh, five-star hotels where she and her retinue stay, according to The Hill. “You might remember the on-stage celebratory fist bump between me and my husband after a primary win that was referred to as...
  • WORK, WORK, WORK v VOTE, VOTE, VOTE

    05/28/2015 8:16:31 AM PDT · by shortstop · 7 replies
    boblonsberry.com ^ | 05/28/15 | Bob Lonsberry
    The other night on the TV news they did a montage of commencement addresses. Various bigwigs in various robes at various lecterns giving pretty much the same message. At least most of them. Live your dreams, do your best, find your joy, give back. Stuff like that. It was all very nice and probably very quickly forgotten by new graduates who understandably are pretty distracted. But two snippets grabbed me, for their simplicity and their difference. In both, the speaker repeated one word three times. It wasn’t the same word, but it was the same emphasis. One came from television...
  • Michelle’s Advice To Graduates: Fraternize With the Enemy i.e. that’s you & me.

    05/26/2015 7:01:05 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 10 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 5-26-2015 | MOTUS
    BUTT FIRST, THIS SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: MOTUS IS TAKING A SUMMER SABBATICALAs many of you know, the care and maintenance of a daily blog is rather labor intensive. And while I love the work and adore all of my colleagues here, the hours are long, and the days are short. I’m not complaining, butt I again find myself with a raft of half done and not-yet-started and projects that can no longer be deferred.Therefore, just like last year, as of today I will be starting my  Summer Semi-Sabbatical. Butt as a famous cowboy once said, “I don’t know how to quit...
  • FLOTUS tells grads to 'shake things up'

    05/25/2015 1:07:09 PM PDT · by maggief · 31 replies
    The Hill ^ | May 25, 2015 | Jesse Byrnes
    First lady Michelle Obama on Monday called on graduating students to enter public life and "shake things up," invoking those young adults who volunteered for her husband's two presidential campaigns. Obama used her commencement address at Oberlin College in Ohio to charge those in attendance to volunteer for political campaigns, follow local politics closely, vote regularly and run for office themselves. "Get in there, shake things up. Don’t be afraid," Obama said. "That is how you will rise above the noise and shape the revolutions of your time," Obama said.
  • Watch: Michelle’s Race-Baiting Shredded By Black Guy Who Gives Her A Must-See History Lesson

    05/19/2015 5:53:10 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 26 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | May 18, 2015 | B. Christopher Agee
    Watch: Michelle’s Race-Baiting Shredded By Black Guy Who Gives Her A Must-See History Lesson VIDEO B. Christopher Agee May 18, 2015 at 2:32pm In a recent installment of Zonation, host Alfonzo Rachel reacted to Michelle Obama’s recent commencement address at Tuskegee University. As Western Journalism reported, the first lady used the forum to spread a message of victimhood among black graduates. “I’m disappointed that the students at Tuskegee University didn’t get up and walk out on Michelle Obama’s speech,” Rachel said. “It’s like the graduates spent all that time at the college and didn’t learn anything worth a hard donut.”
  • Barack and Michelle Obama’s race to the bottom

    05/15/2015 5:01:01 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 11 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/15/15 | Jeff Crouere
    With poor results at home and abroad, Obamas will continue to stir the racial pot, distract from their reign of error and lead Americans on a very disturbing race to the bottom on the issue of race relations As the Obama administration mercifully begins to wind toward the end of its second term, both the President and the First Lady will continue to distract from their horrible record. Their favorite distraction is to claim racial discrimination exists in this nation and it needs to be corrected through government action. Even though we are not living in Mississippi in 1964, the...
  • Obamas worth millions, disclosure forms reveal

    05/15/2015 3:30:36 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 33 replies
    The Hill ^ | May 15, 2015 | Jordan Fabian
    President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama’s assets total somewhere between $1.9 million and $6.9 million, according to financial disclosure forms released Friday by the White House. The bulk of the Obamas’ wealth is invested in U.S. Treasury bills and notes, the total being estimated between $1.25 million and $5.25 million. The rest of the money is held in retirement savings accounts, checking accounts, a pension fund, and college savings accounts for their daughters, Malia and Sasha. Sales of two of the president's books, The Audacity of Hope and Dreams from My Father, allowed the Obama’s to take in $30,000...
  • Feds to Use Social Media to Combat Complaints about Michelle O School Lunches

    05/15/2015 3:15:43 PM PDT · by Nachum · 60 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | 5/15/15 | Elizabeth Harrington
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture is pushing back against a campaign criticizing First Lady Michelle Obama’s school lunch rules by showing one picture of a somewhat appetizing child’s lunch. “They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and in the digital age we have ample opportunity to document and broadcast every moment, meeting and meal,” wrote Deborah Kane, the national director of the USDA Farm to School Program, in a blog post Thursday. “We have all seen those unappetizing photos of food served at school that quickly go viral,” she said. “A lonesome whole wheat bun atop a sad...
  • Michelle Obama Should Have Read the Founder of Tuskegee University Before She Spoke There

    05/12/2015 9:31:29 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 25 replies
    American Thinker ^ | May 12, 2015
    First lady Michelle Obama may know the names of the world’s most famous clothes designers, and she may even know how to dance the Uptown Funk, but judging from her commencement speech to the graduates of a historically black university in Alabama, America’s race-baiting FLOTUS knows nothing about great American civil rights leader, accomplished scholar, and founder of Tuskegee University, the late Booker T. Washington. Michelle Obama’s remarks at the commencement sounded more like she was paying homage to W.E.B. DuBois, who believed in civil rights via agitation and political activism, than DuBois’ adversary, ex-slave Booker Taliaferro Washington, who wrote...
  • Ann Coulter: Michelle Obama’s Just Letting Out Her Inner Reverend Wright Now (VIDEO)

    05/11/2015 10:09:26 PM PDT · by Nachum · 64 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 5/11/15 | Jim Hoft
    Author and columnist Ann Coulter responded to Michelle Obama’s comments last weekend at Tuskegee University.Coulter said Michelle Obama is finally letting out her inner Rev. Jeremiah Wright… (G-ddam America). I think she’s just letting out her Reverend Wright, now. You know, a week before this, I’m really glad you played the segment of her saying, ‘It’s the first time in my adult life she’s proud of her country.” And then she’s indignant people might think she doesn’t lover her country. Last week she was claiming museums discriminate against and aren’t welcoming to minorities. What do they have do, be even...
  • Michelle Obama speaks of emotional toll of being first black first lady

    05/10/2015 6:03:50 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 74 replies
    The Hill ^ | May 9, 2015 | Elise Viebeck
    Michelle Obama gave a candid view Saturday of the challenges and emotional toll of being the country’s first black first lady. Obama, speaking to graduates at Tuskegee University in Alabama, described insensitive media questions and derogatory remarks from political pundits that she said have kept her up at night. “You might remember the on-stage celebratory fist bump between me and my husband after a primary win that was referred to as a ‘terrorist fist jab,’ ” she said.
  • Actors cast to play Barack and Michelle in upcoming romantic dramedy

    05/10/2015 4:57:40 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 45 replies
    Politico ^ | May 8, 2015 | Nick Gass
    “Southside With You,” a movie documenting the first date of Barack and Michelle Obama in 1989, has cast its main characters. Parker Sawyers will play a young Obama as he tries to woo a young lawyer named Michelle Robinson—played by Tika Sumpter—on a rendezvous to the Art Institute of Chicago, a screening of Spike Lee’s “Do the Right Thing” and a drink on the 96th floor of the John Hancock building.
  • Michelle Obama speaks of emotional toll of being first black first lady

    05/09/2015 4:42:55 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 122 replies
    The Hill ^ | May 9, 2015 | Elise Viebeck
    Michelle Obama gave a candid view Saturday of the challenges and emotional toll of being the country’s first black first lady. Obama, speaking to graduates at Tuskegee University in Alabama, described insensitive media questions and derogatory remarks from political pundits that she said have kept her up at night. “You might remember the on-stage celebratory fist bump between me and my husband after a primary win that was referred to as a ‘terrorist fist jab,’ ” she said. “And over the years, folks have used plenty of interesting words to describe me. One said I exhibited ‘a little bit of...
  • Neoprene: It’s the New Lycra

    04/29/2015 8:00:19 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 11 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 4-29-2015 | MOTUS
    Why didn’t I think of this? Industrial schtrength neoprene - approved by the Professional Association of Diving Instructors – over industrial strength Spanx. Neoprene (or polychloroprene) is a family of synthetic rubbers that are produced by polymerization of chloroprene. Neoprene exhibits good chemical stability, and maintains flexibility over a wide temperature range. It is used in a wide variety of applications, such as laptop sleeves, orthopedic braces (wrist, knee, etc.), electrical insulation, liquid and sheet applied elastomeric membranes or flashings, and automotive fan belts. This schtuff can be used for anything! Everything from fashionable scuba diving wet suits (with matching...
  • Michelle O Can't Remember How Long She's Been Married, Can't remember things about her own family

    04/23/2015 5:40:03 PM PDT · by Nachum · 73 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | April 22, 2015 | Trey Sanchez
    At the Take Your Daughters and Sons to Work Day event at the White House Wednesday, first lady Michelle Obama had a hard time remembering how long she and the president of the United States have been married. She also made sure she curried favor with the children by pandering to them, saying, "We are grateful to you all, for what you do to support your parents ... " and added a pitch for the nanny state, saying of the children's parents, "We're taking care of 'em, at least we're trying to ..." The First Lady began by siting down...
  • ‘A Concerned 8-Year-Old Citizen’ Writes Brutal Letter to Michelle Obama

    04/21/2015 9:59:49 AM PDT · by Nachum · 15 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 4/21/15 | VICTORINO MATUS
    A friend sends along an email attachment—a handwritten letter by his 8-year-old son, Peter. It’s addressed to First Lady Michelle Obama. “It all started because he saw something about school lunches [and] how ketchup is bad for you, and that Michelle Obama wants to limit the amount of ketchup” in schools, my friend explained. When the boy’s mother reminded him he attends a private school, making the ketchup rationing a nonissue, “He said something about wanting to ‘give a voice to the voiceless.’”But ketchup is actually the least of the boy’s concerns, as he then continues onto foreign policy, the...
  • FLOTUS Past and FLOTUS Present Demonstrate the Danger of Gaseous Veggies

    04/17/2015 8:11:26 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 8 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 4-17-2015 | MOTUS
     “Hillary, Hillary, Hillary! That’s all I ever hear!” (apologies to Marcia Brady)It was inevitable; when you’ve been the center of the universe for so long there was bound to be a little blowback when a former FLOTUS tries to take center stage again.Especially when it’s time to open the Garden of Good and Evil and all the usual paparazzi are busy chasing after the old interloper’s Scooby van instead of filming the ritual of the annual rhubarb dance, (first seen here in 2010:Getting back to our roots, 2010 edition of the “rhubarb dance” with former Chef SammyOh yeah, it’s a...
  • Michelle Obama: 'Our Government Outlawed Indian Religions'

    04/09/2015 11:19:06 AM PDT · by drewh · 81 replies
    CNS News ^ | April 9, 2015 - 10:41 AM | By CNSNews.com Staff
    On Wednesday, First Lady Michelle Obama addressed a gathering at the White House that focused on the topic of creating opportunity for Native American youth. The White House posted her prepared remarks online. The full speech, as posted by the White House, can be read by clicking here. Here is an excerpt from the First Lady's remarks: You see, we need to be very clear about where the challenges in this community first started. Folks in Indian Country didn’t just wake up one day with addiction problems. Poverty and violence didn’t just randomly happen to this community. These issues are...
  • Sneak Peek: See Michelle Obama Shake It 'Sunny Side Up' Style

    04/07/2015 4:28:26 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 23 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | April 7, 2015 | by Breanne L. Heldman
    In case there was any question, Michelle Obama likes to move it, move it. After the last few weeks of dance-filled appearances on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, and her own Easter Egg Roll, it seems there may have only been one more place left to go: to kids’ television. And she’ll do just that on Friday morning when she stops by Sprout’s Sunny Side Up Show. The network will be celebrating the fifth anniversary of Mrs. Obama’s Let’s Move campaign, culminating in her joining Chica (that’s the bird character) and her human sidekicks in...
  • Apewoman (6ft 6in) could outrun horse 'not human' per DNA test

    04/04/2015 9:01:56 PM PDT · by concernedcitizen76 · 85 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | April 4, 2015 | Jennifer Newton and Jay Akbar
    Witnesses said Zana the apewoman had the 'characteristics of a wild animal.' She was allegedly trapped in Caucusus mountains and covered in thick hair. Had 'enormous athletic power' and she could infamously outrun a horse. A genetics professor has analysed DNA of six of her living descendants. Identified an uncatalogued strain of west African DNA.
  • Ex-White House aide who transformed Michelle Obama into an all-American 'everywoman' hired...

    04/04/2015 1:06:34 PM PDT · by Libloather · 72 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 4/04/15 | Sophie Jane Evans
    Ex-White House aide who transformed Michelle Obama into an all-American 'everywoman' hired to help Hillary Clinton become the next president (but can she overcome the email scandal?) She helped to transform U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama's public image into that of an all-American 'everywoman' who shops at retail outlets, does 'mom dancing' and even has a Twitter account. Now, former White House aide Kristina Schake, who left the East Wing in June 2013, is reportedly behind the drive to get another first lady - ex-secretary of state, Hillary Clinton - elected president. Ms Schake, 45, who has worked as chief...
  • Michelle O’s ‘healthy’ lunches going to the pigs — literally

    04/01/2015 9:10:41 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 25 replies
    EAG news.org ^ | April 1,2015 | KYLE OLSON
    RIO RANCHO, N.M. – There’s one group of young eaters who like Michelle Obama’s school lunch program: pigs. New Mexico’s Galloping Grace Youth Ranch is accepting fruits and vegetables thrown away by students at several elementary schools in the Rio Rancho area and collects some five tons per week. Speaking of the pigs, goats and chickens gobbling up the students’ castaways, Wade says, “If you think about it, it’s a fresh salad bar every day. Fruits and vegetables and they love it.” To underscore the point, he’s talking about the farm animals, not the school children. The goats prefer romaine...
  • Is Something Amiss in the Obama Household?

    04/01/2015 6:56:02 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 46 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | 3-31-15 | Esther Goldberg
    Here is a photo taken yesterday of Barack Obama giving Vicky Kennedy, wife of the late Senator Edward Kennedy, a warm, heart-felt hug at the dedication of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute yesterday. But where is his wedding ring? On March 12 the first couple took separate planes to Burbank where each appeared in a show: he on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, she on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Michelle looked radiant cavorting with Ellen. Barack and Jimmy were clearly yucking it up and having a high old time. In these photos, Barack does not look detached and Michelle does not look...
  • USDA Promotes Terrifying Body Exhibit to Fight Childhood Obesity

    03/29/2015 7:46:27 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 34 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | March 27, 2015 | Elizabeth Harrington
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture is promoting a giant full-body exhibit for kids to walk through to promote healthy eating habits.While encouraging schools to apply for nearly $6 million in grants to help them comply with the First Lady Michelle Obama-promoted Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act new lunch standards, the USDA highlighted efforts by the Kansas State Department of Education.“Body Venture, a traveling health education exhibit sponsored by Kansas State Department of Education travels to schools to teach students about nutrition and physical activity,” the USDA said in a blog post Friday.Body Venture is a 45-foot by 50-foot exhibit that starts...
  • (Michelle Obama Approved) Flamin’ Hot Cheetos Qualify as ‘Smart Snack’ Under Federal Guidelines

    03/29/2015 3:13:16 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 29 replies
    NPR ^ | March 28, 2015 | Monica Eng
    Guess What Makes The Cut As A 'Smart Snack' In Schools? Hot Cheetos Flamin' Hot Cheetos might conjure a lot of descriptors: spicy, crunchy, unnaturally fiery red. But it's a good bet that "healthy" didn't exactly spring to mind. Yet it turns out that those fiery Cheetos beloved by school children (some kids even made an epic rap paean to Hot Cheetos a few years ago) actually qualify as a "Smart Snack" under revised federal nutrition guidelines for schools. The Obama administration rolled out the new guidelines last year in a bid to limit the amount of junk food kids...
  • Michelle Obama declares 'Black Girls Rock!'

    03/29/2015 4:34:16 AM PDT · by Libloather · 78 replies
    AP via MSN ^ | 3/29/15 | NEKESA MUMBI MOODY
    NEWARK, N.J. — Michelle Obama celebrated the beauty, power and tenacity of black woman while spreading her own message of education for girls at Black Girls Rock!, an annual event honoring trailblazing women of color from all walks of life. "No matter who you are, no matter where you come from, you are beautiful," Obama told the crowd, which included many young black girls. "I am so proud of you. My husband, your president, is so proud of you," she added. "We have so much hope and dreams for you."