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  • Pub worker sheds nearly 8st after armed robber branded her a 'fat cow' as he struggled to tie her up

    07/07/2011 9:11:46 AM PDT · by Daffynition · 36 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 7th July 2011 | Daily Mail Reporter
    Getting a gun held to your head would be emotionally scarring enough for most. But for Josie Barnes, an armed robber added insult to injury as he branded her a 'fat cow' while he struggled to tie her up. She has since had the last laugh, though - the attacker's haunting words spurred on the pub worker to lose seven stone nine pounds. Josie, 29, went from a size 24 to a size 10 after the terrifying experience. She now weighs 10 stone 2 pounds and will slip into her dream wedding dress when she marries her fiancé Fatih this...
  • Michelle needs TOTUS to praise her husband

    07/01/2011 7:55:26 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 34 replies
    Charleston Daily Mail ^ | July 1, 2011 | Don Surber
    Michelle Obama went to Boston for $600,000. the Boston Globe spoke glowingly of her words of praise for President Obama. But it was the last paragraph of the piece that was most telling. From the Boston Globe: “Yet while [Elaine] Schuster spoke from typed notes, the first lady used a TelePrompTer, despite the relatively small and friendly audience.” These birdbrains cannot get through a simple speech at a social gathering without a teleprompter. Goodness, he needed two just to speak to a sixth-grade class and he needed one for his first press conference. So here are the words Michelle Obama...
  • Damn! Michelle Bachman just destroyed Chris Wallace

    06/26/2011 11:34:11 PM PDT · by ConservativeMan55 · 36 replies
    Chris Wallace just asked Bachman if she was a flake.. and she made him look like a fool. What a little man. Hey Chris.. put some ice on that!

    06/24/2011 1:56:45 PM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 35 replies · 1+ views
    Drudge ^ | 6/24/2011 | Drudge
    Headline only .... with picture!
  • Michelle Obama: the woman has moves [Latest pictures]

    06/24/2011 10:33:57 AM PDT · by traumer · 42 replies
    It has been an action packed week for Michelle Obama. The First Lady began her first official state visit to Africa this week. Leaving the President behind, Michelle and her daughters Sasha and Malia began their five day trip where they will visit South Africa and Botswana. The First Lady said in a video message at the, "I'm doing this because we know that Africa is a fundamental part of our interconnected world. And when it comes to meeting the challenges of our time, whether it's climate change or extremism, poverty or disease, the world is looking to African...
  • A New Michelle Emerges In Africa

    06/24/2011 8:27:25 AM PDT · by Iron Munro · 22 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | June 24, 2011 | Judi McLeod
    ‘Brightstar’ is out there making a name for herself in South Africa during a weeklong trip with every family member in tow, including her brother’s children, but not her husband the president. Brightstar is the name dubbed to Michelle Obama’s plane. Brightstar may flicker brightly over the dark continent but in her own country nothing shines from her. Even though touted loudly as a “goodwill trip”, there must be some South Africans wondering why it took America’s First Lady almost three years to disperse her goodwill in their country on a weeklong trip that leaves lots of room for photo...
  • Michelle Obama: 'I can't stop eating French fries. But eat your vegetables.'

    06/24/2011 5:32:40 AM PDT · by NMEwithin · 65 replies
    The Examiner ^ | 6/23/2011 | Byron York
    During her visit to South Africa, First Lady Michelle Obama stopped by the University of Cape Town for an event with young people. She told the audience how she came from modest circumstances and was able to attend top schools and build a career at a big law firm, saying they too can achieve their dreams if they try hard enough. After her speech, she was asked a series of soft questions like, "What advice can you give the youth today?" But at the end of the session, one young person in the audience asked Mrs. Obama, who has devoted...
  • Michelle Obama on dating, exercise and keeping it real (BARF Alert)

    06/23/2011 7:25:34 AM PDT · by NMEwithin · 20 replies
    Mail Guardian Online ^ | Jun 22 2011 06:40 | VERASHNI PILLAY
    "How do you get Barack to believe he's in charge?" You had to forgive the cheeky question. The person asking it, popular radio personality Anele Mdoda, had been waiting in ridiculously high heels in one spot for over an hour for the world's favourite first lady to arrive for a photo opportunity, along with 74 other young African women chosen by their US embassies. Michelle Obama, glowing with enthusiasm, immediately burst into laughter. "A good man is happy with a strong woman," she said, before launching into a girly chat about the type of men we should let into our...
  • Michelle Obama Hands A Crying Baby To President Obama. Baby Stops Crying

    06/21/2011 9:08:32 AM PDT · by Nachum · 50 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 6/21/11 | Colby Hall
    Regardless of ones’ political disposition, this is a pretty cool video clip, the details of which are still somewhat unclear. What we know, however, is that during a recent meet and great with President Obama and wife Michelle were met with a an upset and crying baby. When asked for a photo with the commander-in-chief, the First Lady proceeds to hand the crying child to the president, only to watch the baby nearly instantly stop crying. Fonzie! Conspiracy theorists will likely call the baby a plant, and yes, we cannot prove that the alleged crying baby isn’t a
  • Michelle Obama heads to Africa, stirs criticism

    06/21/2011 4:18:51 AM PDT · by bgill · 16 replies
    The Ticket ^ | June 20, 2011 | Rachel Rose Hartman
    ...the trip is already provoking disappointment from Africa advocates who argue that President Obama, whose father was Kenyan, hasn't devoted enough time to the continent since winning the presidency. Mwiza Munthali, public outreach director of TransAfrica Forum, argues that U.S. officials "are not seeing Africa as a big priority. There has been some ambivalence." The president has made just one trip to sub-Saharan Africa since his Jan. 2009 inauguration and has chosen not to accompany his wife on her journey. This isn't the first time the First Lady has come under fire for travel plans. Below we review some of...
  • Marking Michelle Obama's College Thesis - On the Zotting of Retread Blog Pimps

    06/20/2011 12:13:55 PM PDT · by InfoIsPower · 109 replies · 1+ views
    DumbAssOpinion: Can YOU Outsmart Me (yeah, in our sleep) ^ | April 8, 2011 | Smelly, pathetic snivelly, waste-of-oxygen blog pimp
    I came upon a very interesting discovery: Michelle Obama's college thesis from 1985! I couldn't wait to read it...and to evaluate it! Why? Knowing what I know about her now, I am very curious to find out what her intellectual ability and her belief system may have been like during those influential, formative years!
  • Debt Collector: Michelle Obama Tied to Social Security Number Belonging to Guadalupe Megndenez

    06/19/2011 6:56:10 AM PDT · by RaceBannon · 38 replies ^ | June 9, 2011 | Birther report . com
    The loan investigator who showed that Obama had several SSN's, including the latest, Harrison Bounel, reveals that Michelle Obama has her name associated with another individual, also!
  • Caption Michelle Obama

    06/14/2011 11:57:18 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 27 replies
    U.S. first lady Michelle Obama (2nd L) makes a special appearance on Nickelodeon's hit television series "iCarly" during a taping in Hollywood June 13, 2011. Obama appeared on the series to bring awareness to Joining Forces, an initiative that supports and honors U.S. military families. Shown with Obama are (L-R) Jerry Trainor, Taran Killam, Miranda Cosgrove, Nathan Kress and Jennette McCurdy. U.S. first lady Michelle Obama speaks at a Joining Forces event in Beverly Hills, California June 13, 2011.
  • From designer to mainstream: Michelle Obama steps out in a $30 Gap dress

    06/12/2011 10:59:27 PM PDT · by Nachum · 61 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 6/12/11 | Staff
    Michelle Obama cannot seem to make her mind up if she likes expensive designers or cheap chains. Also known for wearing H&M and Target, the First Lady boarded a helicopter on Friday sporting a 'Impressionist Print Draped Dress' from Gap, retailing at $29.99. Her choice of cheaper chain clothing during times of recession makes endears her to a cash-strapped public. Not one to stick to a genre, she is also often spotted in very expensive attire from designers such as Alexander McQueen and Tracy Feith. Leaving the White House bound for presidential retreat Camp David, the style-queen wore the
  • Michelle Obama: White House rebel

    06/08/2011 6:18:52 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 28 replies · 1+ views
    The Daily Beast ^ | June 8, 2011 | Lois Romano
    Secret mall trips. Dining out incognito. Michelle Obama has constructed a life inside the bubble—and has her own sense of her 2012 role, Lois Romano reports in this week's Newsweek. The most recognizable woman in the world routinely ducks reporters to have what she calls a "normal" life. Hiding beneath a baseball cap, the first lady of the United States has picked through sale racks in the frenetic Tysons Corner, Va., mall with girlfriends, bought supplies for her dog at Petco using her own credit card, and dined at some of D.C.'s hippest eateries largely unrecognized. So secretive are her...
  • What would Michelle say? President Obama wolfs down TWO chili dogs and fries

    06/04/2011 11:09:50 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 60 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | June 4, 2011 | Fiona Roberts
    When his wife unveiled the USDA's new nutritional plate yesterday, there definitely wasn't a space for chili dogs. But that didn't stop Barack Obama wolfing down two in Toledo today - with fries and an extra bowl of chili on the side.The president happily munched on the unhealthy meal before he visited the city's Chrysler factory, and even teased one of his hosts for ordering ketchup, a faux-pas in his home town of Chicago.
  • AP Source: Michelle Obama to visit Africa

    06/03/2011 9:05:47 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 40 replies · 1+ views
    AP ^ | June 3, 2011 | DARLENE SUPERVILLE
    WASHINGTON – A White House official says Michelle Obama is heading to Africa on an official visit later this month, stopping in South Africa and Botswana where she'll continue her efforts to encourage young people to get involved in their societies. The first lady also will visit Johannesburg and Cape Town in South Africa and Gaborone, Botswana during the June 21-26 trip.
  • Southeast students served raw onions as snack

    05/27/2011 8:55:13 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 55 replies
    The Examiner DC ^ | May 27, 2011 | Lisa Gartner
    No matter how you slice it, the days of milk and cookies are long gone as schools aim to provide students with healthy fruits and vegetables as snacks. But raw onions? That's what several classes of students at Southeast DC's Turner Elementary were fed Tuesday, instead of the zucchini slices the school's food provider, Chartwells, said it would serve as part of a federal initiative to provide healthy food to young learners. When Trevor Rill picked up the snack bags from the cafeteria for his third-grade class, he found bundles of raw scallions... "I asked the cafeteria workers, 'Are you...
  • Michelle Obama Wows Britain With her Style (HUH?)

    05/24/2011 3:54:11 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 164 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 5/24/2011 | Yahoo
    LONDON – There weren't any hugs, like last time, but U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama shared a warm handshake with the British queen and gained more fans during her state visit to the U.K. Mrs. Obama captured the nation's attention in 2009 when she affectionately put her arm on Queen Elizabeth II's back in a minor breach of protocol. On Tuesday, Mrs. Obama started the day off when she briefly shook the queen's hand at a Buckingham Palace ceremony. Her three dress changes throughout the day were closely watched by the British media — the BBC, among others, spent...
  • Michelle Obama Does Dublin

    05/23/2011 8:47:49 AM PDT · by kcvl · 91 replies
  • Michelle Obama Delivers West Point Graduation Speech With Nod To Gay Families

    05/21/2011 9:27:00 AM PDT · by UniqueViews · 33 replies
    New Civil Rights Movement ^ | May 21, 2011 | David Badash
    At West Point Friday evening, Michelle Obama delivered a graduation speech  - along with a gentle nod to gay and lesbian families - to graduates and their families at the USMA Graduation Family Banquet. Saying. "I ask you to remember that family has always been a centerpiece of our American story," the First Lady told the Cadets, "no matter how you've grown up, no matter how you define family, all of you have someone in your life who believed in you and pushed you."
  • Michelle Obama Thesis Explains Presence of Rapper

    05/12/2011 5:13:30 PM PDT · by Nachum · 33 replies
    american thinker ^ | 5/12/11 | M Catharine Evans
    Today, the White House defended its decision to host rapper Common despite more opposition from the New Jersey State Police. The show will go on. But some Americans (including myself) have asked what was Michelle Obama thinking inviting a woman-bashing, cop-hating, Bush-burning, Black Panther sympathizing rapper to a poetry reading at the White House? It's a fair question since we are paying her husband's salary and housing the family until at least 2012. Michelle has left us a written record of her feelings, thoughts and philosophy from her early days as a student at Princeton. Perhaps revisiting the First Lady's...
  • Caption Michelle

    05/10/2011 8:54:28 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 41 replies
    First lady Michelle Obama, accompanied by NBA basketball player Grant Hill, left, and tennis legend Billie Jean King, throws a football on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, May 9, 2011, during an event to promote physical fitness among military families.
  • Cultural degradation at the hands of Michelle Obama, Wilma Proops and the beautiful people

    05/08/2011 10:52:27 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 4 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 5/8/2011 | Suzanne Eovaldi
    By Suzanne Eovaldi, staff writer Starting her day with rashers of free range turkey glasses of red fruits juices and a ten minute workout on the Vibration Exercise Machine which she uses on advice from “Aunt Agony to the stars”, Liverpudlian Wilma Proops is giving our First Lady a toned body. What with the heavy schedule of White House entertainment and full plate dinners, Michelle Obama is taking care of herself in all of the right ways, especially after having served her guests $150 lb Waygu beef entrees.
  • Barack Obama: ‘You Don’t Want To Get Between Michelle And A Tamale’

    05/06/2011 11:52:48 AM PDT · by OldDeckHand · 37 replies ^ | 05/06/2011 | Colby Hall
    El presidente de los Estados Unidos Barack Obama observó la celebración mexicana del Cinco de Mayo ayer con una fiesta grande. Durante su discurso a los asistentes, el presidente hizo una broma a costa de su esposa, Michelle Obama, y su predilección por los tamales. Miralo en el segmento de más abajo. (Apunte de sombrero a Jim Newell de Gawker) VIDEO AT LINK
  • Michelle Obama: First Lady, fashion icon

    04/22/2011 7:20:38 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 120 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | April 21, 2011
    There's no question that Michelle Obama is a First Lady with style. Check out some of her memorable ensembles.
  • Click Here to see the Next President of the US (vanity, but not a joke)

    04/16/2011 7:40:12 PM PDT · by Scythian · 79 replies
    Right now, Michele Bachmann is my Candidate, I hope she runs, I think she's smart, a true Tea Party Candidate, and she has integrity. I will vote for Sarah too, but I think Michele is more electable.
  • Caption Michelle launching the "Joining Forces" initiative

    04/14/2011 11:47:17 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 37 replies
    U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama watches as children of military families play baseball during an event to support the families, at Coors Field in Denver April 13, 2011. The White House on April 12 launched a "Joining Forces" initiative to encourage non-government support of the particular needs of military families. Leading the initiative, Mrs. Obama and Mrs. Biden travelled to several locations across the country that provide examples of the initiative's core areas of supporting employment, education, and wellness of service members and their families.
  • Bill O'Reilly Wrong on Michell's Law License: Voluntarily Inactive but Under a Disciplinary Rule

    04/13/2011 10:01:24 AM PDT · by maggiesnotebook · 39 replies
    Maggie's Notebook ^ | April 13, 2011 | Maggie's Notebook
    Bill O'Reilly tried to separate "fact from myth," and put "internet propaganda" to rest. Most of the dialog was about Obama and his legitimacy for natural-born status, but at the end he states Michelle Obama's law license is inactive - which is true, but is not nearly the whole story. Her license is inactive, and it was voluntary, but her choices were not choices you or I might want to face. It appears that she chose to go inactive because she was facing some disciplinary action. We know this because we have a screen shot of the disciplinary record under...
  • Gallup: Michelle Obama’s Former Congressional District Dead Last for ‘Healthy Behavior’

    03/30/2011 12:56:03 PM PDT · by Nachum · 20 replies
    CNS News ^ | 3/30/11 | Terence P. Jeffrey
    ( - The former home congressional district of President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama ranks dead last in the United States for “healthy behavior,” according to the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index released this month. Out of 436 districts measured by the Well-Being Index—including the 435 U.S. Congressional Districts plus the District of Columbia—the 1st Congressional District of Illinois ranked 436th for the “healthy behavior” of its residents in 2010. That was down from the district’s ranking of 408th for “healthy behavior” in 2009, which was Mrs.Obama’s first year as first lady. Every one of the Gallup-Healthways top ten Congressional...
  • NPR targets Michelle Malkin's family on 'comedy show'

    03/21/2011 12:57:32 PM PDT · by Nachum · 21 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 3/21/11 | Rick Moran
    Recently defunded NPR apparently thinks it's funny to falsely accuse Michelle Malkin of being a birther while making lame jokes about her family. This, at a time, when Malkin's kin is frantic with worry over the disappearance of her niece. Malkin has a transcript of the inane little radio skit so I won't duplicate it here. Her comments: The premise of Jobrani's p.c. comedy gag is completely false, as actual readers of my work know. I was one of the first conservatives to criticize Birthers who go to the extreme and have never accused President Obama of being a "secret...
  • He just isn't that into you America (The Casanova Nostra)

    03/15/2011 7:57:49 PM PDT · by HMS Surprise · 7 replies · 1+ views
    tea party tribune ^ | 3/15/11 | jim funkhouser
    From the perspective of a leader there are two types of loyalty. The first is the sort that Steven Jobs has for Apple. If you checked Jobs’ closet I’m sure you would find Apple T-shirts, Apple ballcaps, etc. The walls of his posh estate(s) are probably covered with Apple awards, Apple photos, Apple banners, etc. His car keys: Apple keychain. His license plate: APPLECEO. His favorite pie… you guessed it.
  • Vanity: My 7-Year Old's Response to First Lady Michelle Obama

    03/14/2011 8:55:10 PM PDT · by Publius772000 · 48 replies
    YouTube/The Constitutional Alamo ^ | 03/14/11 | Michael Naragon
    When he heard about the possibility that Michelle Obama and the government nutrition police were putting the screws to Cap'n Crunch, my oldest son asked me to help him make his opinions known. Together, we made this video, in which he discusses the many upsides to the good Cap'n and his sugary manna. Pay attention, Michelle.
  • Caption The Bully In Chief

    03/11/2011 11:05:15 AM PST · by Lucky9teen · 50 replies
    U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama arrive to speak at the Conference on Bullying Prevention in the East Room at the White House in Washington, March 10, 2011
  • Michelle Obama's Style Dream Team

    03/10/2011 5:56:10 PM PST · by nascarnation · 121 replies
    Yahoo ^ | March 10, 2011 | Piper Weiss
    Over the past few years, Michelle Obama has generated about $2.7 billion for the fashion industry, just by getting dressed. One appearance in a $34 H&M dress, which she wore this month on the Today Show, can make a stock skyrocket, turn an unknown talent into a star, and send millions of shoppers to the mall, even in a sluggish economy. It's the Mrs. O effect, but it's not all the work of one woman. By the time her husband hit the campaign trail, 'Mobama' was already assembling her star team of fashion and beauty experts. But these are not...
  • Caption First Lady and Sec of State (a-hem)

    03/08/2011 11:59:52 AM PST · by Lucky9teen · 65 replies
    U.S. first lady Michelle Obama (L) and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton host the International Women of Courage Awards Ceremony at the State Department in Washington March 8, 2011. Tuesday marks the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day U.S. first lady Michelle Obama (R) puts her arm around award winner Eva Abu Halaweh during the International Women of Courage Awards Ceremony at the State Department in Washington March 8, 2011.
  • Michelle Obama to Hold Another ‘Listen Only’ Press Briefing

    03/02/2011 2:56:57 PM PST · by Nachum · 38 replies · 1+ views
    cns ^ | 3/2/11 | Matt Cover
    ( - First Lady Michelle Obama will hold another “listen-only” conference call with reporters this afternoon, continuing a pattern of holding events for the media where access is sharply limited. When public figures in Washington, D.C., hold telephone briefings for the press—which are designed to attract press coverage for some item the briefer is seeking to promote--they routinely allow reporters listening to the briefing to ask at least a few questions. The First Lady appears to be establishing a new routine, where she speaks and--from beginning to end--reporters mutely listen.
  • White House Names First Male Social Secretary

    02/25/2011 11:35:22 AM PST · by OldDeckHand · 48 replies
    National Review Online ^ | 02/25/2011 | Brian Bolduc
    The White House has appointed the first male social secretary in its history: Jeremy Bernard. Currently, Bernard is a senior adviser to the U.S. ambassador to France. Previously, he served as the White House liaison to the National Endowment for the Humanities. “Jeremy shares our vision for the White House as the People’s House, one that celebrates our history and culture in dynamic and inclusive ways,” President Obama says in a statement. “I have long admired the arts and education programs that have become hallmarks of the Obama White House and I am eager to continue these efforts in the...
  • Shakeup in First Lady's fashion shop (taxpayer funded)

    02/23/2011 8:29:33 PM PST · by opentalk · 38 replies
    The American Thinker Blog ^ | February 22, 2011 | Rick Moran
    I'm sure you'll be glad to hear that your tax dollars are being spent wisely by Michele Obama. She has deep sixed her regular fashion expert and hired someone who is now drawing a government salary in the White House......Koop is employed by the White House. It may be "unfashionable" to ask, but why does the First Lady need a taxpayer funded fashion consultant?
  • New 'thunder-thighs' dinosaur discovered

    02/23/2011 6:54:46 AM PST · by decimon · 25 replies
    University College London ^ | February 23, 2011 | Unknown
    LONDON – A new dinosaur named Brontomerus mcintoshi, or "thunder-thighs" after its enormously powerful thigh muscles, has been discovered in Utah, USA. The new species is described in a paper recently published in the journal Acta Palaeontologica Polonica by an international team of scientists from the U.K. and the U.S. A member of the long-necked sauropod group of dinosaurs which includes Diplodocus and Brachiosaurus, Brontomerus may have used its powerful thighs as a weapon to kick predators, or to help travel over rough, hilly terrain. Brontomerus lived about 110 million years ago, during the Early Cretaceous Period, and probably had...

    02/21/2011 7:31:01 PM PST · by RaceBannon · 2 replies
    self ^ | Feb 21,2011 | RaceBannon
    This is a video of a teleconference of Michelle Bachman at the Baxter Center in Rock Hill, South Carolina, Feb 18. She was supposed to appear in person, but she stayed in DC to finish voting last Friday. The video is over 1 hour long.
  • Michelle Obama in Vail for weekend (Joe BiteMe visits Key Largo)

    02/19/2011 10:47:15 AM PST · by Libloather · 27 replies
    Vail Daily ^ | 2/18/11 | Randy Wyrick
    Michelle Obama in Vail for weekendRandy Wyrick Friday, February 18, 2011 VAIL, Colorado — First lady Michelle Obama is among the Presidents Day weekend crowd. Obama arrived Friday night for a weekend of skiing in Vail and Beaver Creek, according to local sources. A motorcade of about a dozen vehicles, including 15 state and local law enforcement officers, traveled from the Eagle County Regional Airport to Vail on Friday night, according to the Colorado State Patrol. Roads were temporarily blocked to make way for the motorcade in Eagle. The motorcade entered an underground garage beneath the Sebastian hotel in Vail...
  • Elisabeth Hasselbeck: 'I love Michelle's style'

    02/17/2011 8:11:40 AM PST · by Zakeet · 69 replies
    Politico ^ | February 17, 2011 | Amie Parnes
    ... Hasselbeck still says she's a fan of the first lady’s fashion choices. "I love Michelle's style," she told Hollywood Life during Fashion Week in New York. "I've seen her on a number of occasions, and she knocks it out of the park." Hasselbeck called Obama "a fantastically strong, fortunate woman" who "dresses in a way I think many women like to dress." "She's confident, she feels comfortable in her clothing, she's feminine and beautiful," Hasselbeck said. "I think she really understands who she is."
  • Michelle Obama: Laughter is good for marriage

    02/13/2011 5:07:11 AM PST · by arderkrag · 49 replies
    AP via Yahoo! News ^ | Sunday, February 13, 2011 | DARLENE SUPERVILLE
    WASHINGTON – Here's Michelle Obama's advice for couples this Valentine's Day: laugh with your partner. She says it's what she and President Barack Obama do, and it seems to be working. Their marriage, although tested throughout the years by his political ambitions — for the Illinois Senate, the U.S. Senate and later president — is going on 19 years. "I think a lot of laughing," the first lady said at a White House luncheon with reporters who asked about the Obamas' union. "I think in our house we don't take ourselves too seriously, and laughter is the best form of...

    02/11/2011 4:23:47 AM PST · by Lucky9teen · 96 replies
    Michelle Obama, Keep Your Fat Ass Away From Me And My Family -a sarcastic (but informative) look at healthy eating as prescribed by Nurse RatchedBe It KnownIn the interest of civil discourse, this is NOT, nor should it be construed as, a personal attack on Michelle Obama, but rather a treatise on her completely wrong views, total lack of credentials, stupid policies, radical politics, obvious hypocrisy… and ever increasing junk in the trunk. Any similarity to a personal attack, is purely coincidental. No fruits or vegetables were harmed in the writing of this post. Promise. Didn’t eat a one.First Lady,...
  • Michelle Obama's $495 Gardening Boots Irk Me

    02/10/2011 11:47:40 AM PST · by Nachum · 78 replies
    The Stir Cafe ^ | 2/10/11 | Jenny Erikson
    In a post I wrote regarding Michelle Obama and her plans to parent our children for us, I remarked about her $495 Tory Burch gardening boots. A few of the comments wondered why I brought them up, and why, as a capitalist, would I have a problem with pricey shoes? The boots were mentioned to remind readers of how out of touch with reality the First Lady is. The average American mama doesn’t have a single pair of shoes in her closet that cost that much, let alone gardening boots. When I’m inclined to work outdoors, I put on a...
  • Michelle Claims Obama Quit Smoking 'Over a Year Ago'... Hmmm

    02/10/2011 6:22:00 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 15 replies · 1+ views
    Reaganite Republican ^ | February 10, 2011 | Reaganite Republican
    And they said he had a short fuse before- lookout staffers Not so sure I'm buying it, but Michelle Obama is suddenly making the dubious claim that Barry kicked his smoking habit and has not had a smoke in more than a year's time. The unambiguous statement came in the midst of a lunch/interview with select reporters assembled to mark the first anniversary yesterday for her "Let's Move" anti-childhood obesity campaign. As Mrs. Obama's session with her press corps touched upon various topics, the First Wookie was asked if Obama quit smoking, she said, "Yes he has, yes he has. Very...
  • Michelle Obama on What She Wears

    02/09/2011 1:50:04 PM PST · by 4BoysMom · 33 replies
    Politico ^ | 2/8/11 | Amie Parnes & Karin Tanabe
    “Clothes are just the thing that you wear to do the stuff you need to do,” first lady Michelle Obama told reporters who lunched with her at the White House on Tuesday. The first lady — who was wearing a Marc Jacobs dress and silver pumps — was, not surprisingly, asked once again about her decision to wear a foreign label dress to the China state dinner in January. “I like to patronize American designers, and the vast majority of the clothes that I wear are [designed by Americans.] But there are a lot of other designers that have cute...
  • 'He DOESN'T dye his hair': Michelle Obama on the President's style,... (truncated) (BARF!)

    02/09/2011 9:30:49 AM PST · by Justaham · 44 replies ^ | 2-9-11 | Tamara Abraham
    Original title: 'He DOESN'T dye his hair': Michelle Obama on the President's style, Facebook and her Royal wedding invite (or lack thereof) _____________________________ Yesterday Michelle Obama revealed that her husband hasn't smoked in a year - but it seems that there are some ways in which the U.S. President is fallible. The First Lady said she wished Mr Obama would care more about his appearance, and that she and her daughters cheer when he puts on a brightly-coloured shirt. Speaking on the Today Show, Mrs Obama, 47, was also asked whether her husband, 49, had, in fact, dyed his hair,...
  • Michelle Obama on Valentine’s Day Gift-Giving: “Jewelry Always”

    02/09/2011 9:44:20 AM PST · by Zakeet · 38 replies
    ABC News ^ | February 9, 2011 | Sunlen Miller
    What does First Lady Michelle Obama want for Valentine’s Day? “Jewelry always,” Mrs. Obama said, “you can’t go wrong.” During an interview with Live With Regis and Kelly the First Lady joked that she hoped her husband was watching her on TV so he’d get a few hints for Valentine’s Day on Monday. [Snip] Mrs. Obama said that her husband is “very romantic” though and remembers dates for special occasions even when she thinks he’s forgotten and she starts to “get a little attitude” with him. “You gotta keep the romance alive, even in the White House,” she added.