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  • Michelle Obama 'raged against Rahm Emmanuel and White House advisors'

    01/07/2012 12:19:24 PM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 36 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 1-7-12 | Raf Sanchez
    The First Lady reportedly believed that Mr Emmanuel's willingness to cut backroom deals during the battle over health care reform was tainting Barack Obama's image as a new kind of American leader. The Obamas paints a picture of a presidential inner circle divided between Mrs Obama's idealistic belief in what the administration could achieve and the grittier pragmatism of Mr Emmanuel. The book, written by New York Times reporter Jodi Kantor, claims that the chief of staff refused to allow the president's wife into high-level morning meetings, leading a brooding Mrs Obama to berate other senior advisers by email. She...
  • Michelle Obama and the Evolution of a First Lady

    01/06/2012 9:32:26 PM PST · by STARWISE · 81 replies · 1+ views
    NY Times ^ | 1-6-12 | Jodi Kantor
    *snip* “She feels as if our rudder isn’t set right,” Mr. Obama confided, according to aides. Rahm Emanuel, then chief of staff, repeated the first lady’s criticisms to colleagues with indignation, according to three of them. Mr. Emanuel, in a brief interview, denied that he had grown frustrated with Mrs. Obama, but other advisers described a grim situation: a president whose agenda had hit the rocks, a first lady who disapproved of the turn the White House had taken, and a chief of staff who chafed against her influence.
  • New book: Michelle Obama clashed with W.H. advisers

    01/06/2012 8:28:02 PM PST · by mcenedo · 38 replies
    Politico ^ | 1/16/12 | JENNIFER EPSTEIN
    So, Jennifer Epstein wites a breathless puff piece about a breathless puff piece written by Jodi Kanter about the magnificent Michelle and the God like Obamas. New York Times "reporter" gets 7 figure advance to write this drivel, after one interview with the Obamas, to come out just in time for the election season.
  • Apology follows email referring to Michelle Obama as ‘Mrs. YoMama’

    01/06/2012 7:27:14 AM PST · by Zakeet · 18 replies
    Chicago Sun Times ^ | January 6, 2012
    Kansas House Speaker Mike O’Neal apologized Thursday for forwarding an email poking fun at first lady Michelle Obama and referring to her as “Mrs. YoMama.” The Lawrence Journal-World reported Thursday that O’Neal, a Hutchinson Republican, sent the email from his personal account. The email also had a photo comparing Mrs. Obama to the Grinch and the subject line, “Twins separated at birth?” The photo has been circulating on the Internet and shows Mrs. Obama’s hair being swept by the wind, recalling a drawing of the fictional Dr. Seuss character from the classic Christmas cartoon. In forwarding the email, O’Neal joked...
  • Michelle Obama shows off dance moves on 'iCarly'

    01/03/2012 5:11:02 PM PST · by Nachum · 30 replies
    cnn ^ | 1/3/12 | staff
    We know by now that first lady Michelle Obama isn't afraid to get on the dance floor, and this time, FLOTUS has taken her grooves to Nickelodeon's "iCarly." Obama will appear in the January 16 episode as part of her Joining Forces initiative that supports military families, Entertainment Weekly reports. In the (adorable) clip, Miranda Cosgrove's Carly and her pals are given a verbal pat on the back by the first lady, who tells them she's proud of the way they set up a webcast to celebrate the birthday of Carly's dad, an Air Force colonel, when he couldn't make...
  • Obama's - “Let them eat surimi!”

    12/31/2011 8:46:10 AM PST · by Starman417 · 7 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 12-31-11 | DrJohn
    It's all so weird. It's all so unseemly. Multi-millionaires begging for $3 and selling themselves off in raffles. The email Michelle Obama sent to me: This holiday has felt a bit like one last long, deep breath before we plunge into 2012. This time next year, I don't want us to have any regrets. I want to be able to say we rose to the task, and got it done. We've all got some work to do right now. Over the next 11 months we've got an organization to grow, voters to register, and people to get fired up. I...
  • On a $4M Vacation, Michelle Seeks $3 From Backers

    12/30/2011 12:18:16 PM PST · by Nachum · 25 replies
    White House Dossier ^ | 12/30/11 | Keith Koffler
    Speaking from her paradisical $4 million Hawaii vacation, Mrs. Obama wants to know: Do any of President Obama’s supporters have $3 to spare for his reelection? This is approximately like coming upon Warren Buffett on a street corner with a McDonald’s cup asking if he can have 15 cents. Michelle’s request was part of an email sent to the Obama 2012 list today. Over the next 11 months we’ve got an organization to grow, voters to register, and people to get fired up.
  • First lady asked Santa to help get Obama to Hawaii (Christmas barf alert)

    12/24/2011 10:40:14 PM PST · by Zakeet · 60 replies · 2+ views
    Atlanta Journal Constitution / AP ^ | December 24, 2011 | Julie Pace
    Michelle Obama was looking for help from more than just House Republicans so her husband could make it to Hawaii in time for Christmas. "We were all praying and praying, and asking Santa, and the tooth fairy, and every fairy they could think of," the first lady said Saturday. She said their children prayed as well that the president "would be able to be with us." President Barack Obama eventually made it to Hawaii, about a week late, and only after Congress resolved its stalemate over extending expiring payroll tax cuts. With the tense tax standoff behind him, the president...
  • Who would first lady be in next life? Bo the dog (not a joke, she said so for real in an interview)

    12/22/2011 1:23:47 PM PST · by Innovative · 33 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | 22 Dec 2011 | AP
    Michelle Obama would come back as Bo. Not just any dog, but Bo the dog. In a television interview, the first lady was asked what person or thing she would want to come back as when she dies. She named her family's Portuguese water dog. "He's got a great life," she told ABC News' Barbara Walters.
  • FLOTUS dines at Co Co. Sala

    11/30/2011 10:41:20 AM PST · by AT7Saluki · 17 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 11/29/11 | Katy Adams
    First lady Michelle Obama enjoyed a lovely evening at Co Co. Sala on F Street on Monday night. A Yeas & Nays source tells us she dined with seven friends for dinner and, of course, dessert -- which featured an edible chocolate sculpture and house-made artisanal chocolates by Chef Santosh Tiptur. We're told Obama's favorite savory was Chef Tiptur's Moroccan Swordfish Sliders with chermoula marinade, fennel salad, aged pecorino and hazelnut coffee dressing.
  • Limbaugh says he would welcome Michelle Obama to his show with song 'Baby Got Back' (Audio)

    11/23/2011 1:10:09 PM PST · by Rufus2007 · 53 replies · 1+ views
    Daily Caller ^ | November 23, 2011 | Jeff Poor
    On his Wednesday show, radio host Rush Limbaugh illustrated what would otherwise be an ill-advised hypothetical situation by suggesting that if Michelle Obama were to appear on his radio show, he would introduce the first lady with Sir-Mix-A-Lot’s 1992 hit “Baby Got Back.” Limbaugh’s goal was to “illustrate” what the reaction would be, compared to the scant attention given when GOP presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann was introduced on Jimmy Fallon’s Monday night NBC program to Fishbone’s “Lyin’ A** B****.” “Ladies and gentlemen, it is not often that we have guests here on this program at the EIB Network,” Limbaugh...
  • ABC Parrots White House Spin for Booing of Michelle Obama: 'Not Clear' What Intent Was

    11/21/2011 10:12:07 AM PST · by Nachum · 122 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 11/21/11 | Scott Whitlock
    Good Morning America on Monday repeated White House talking points in regard to the booing of Michelle Obama at a NASCAR event on Sunday. News reader Josh Elliott played a clip of the booing and then parroted, "The White House says it was a chaotic event. It was not clear, perhaps, what the boos were specifically for." The Today show didn't cover the event at all. On the Early Show, Jeff Glor linked, "Some people booed [Michelle Obama and Jill Biden] when they showed up last night. They were on hand to honor military troops and their families." So, is...
  • NASCAR Crowd Boos Michelle Obama

    11/20/2011 3:14:35 PM PST · by re_nortex · 217 replies
    Fox Nation ^ | November 20, 2011 | Fox Nation Staff
    First Lady Michelle Obama was booed in Florida today as she made the traditional "Gentlemen, start your engines!" call at the final NASCAR race of the season.
  • Mrs. Obama: Let Them Eat Steak—And Arugula

    11/14/2011 4:19:09 PM PST · by Nachum · 32 replies
    CNS News ^ | 11/14/11 | Terence P. Jeffrey
    (CNSNews.com) - Visiting an organic farm in Hawaii on Saturday, First Lady Michelle Obama said that “arugula and steak” was her “favorite” meal and expressed her view that American children need to “get their palates adjusted” so they will begin eating properly. Mrs. Obama also said that children in “underserved communities” become obese because they “aren’t growing up with vegetables because there are no grocery stores.” The first lady was participating in a roundtable discussion at the Ma’o Organic Farms in Waianae, Hawaii. During the discussion, according to the White House transcript of the event, she said that she had...
  • Michelle Obama to Serve as…Grand Marshal of NASCAR 400?

    11/12/2011 11:37:28 AM PST · by Baynative · 56 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 11/11/11 | Tiffany Gabbay
    Billed as part of first lady Michelle Obama’s “Joining Forces” initiative for military families — and perhaps as a way to woo average American voters — Mrs. Obama and Vice President Joe Biden’s wife, Dr. Jill Biden, will serve as Grand Marshals of the November 20 season-ending NASCAR Ford 400.
  • The very angry first lady Michelle Obama

    10/31/2011 6:45:37 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 27 replies
    Washington Times ^ | October 30, 2011 | Joseph Curl
    Michelle’s back, and she’s madder than ever. She was already pretty angry, seemingly unhappy with just about everything. As her husband wrapped up the Democratic nomination in 2008, she let fly her real feelings: “For the first time in my adult lifetime, I’m really proud of my country.” A few months into her job as first lady, her French counterpart asked how she liked the gig: “Don’t ask!” she reportedly spat. “It’s hell. I can’t stand it!” She even seems to be mad at her silver-tongued husband. When the two were to set off on a luxurious 10-day vacation to...
  • 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...
  • AMERICAN GROWN FOOD FIGHT! OBAMA vs. DEAN!

    10/25/2011 1:59:51 PM PDT · by Lmo56 · 24 replies
    National Enquirer ^ | 10/24/11 | Staff
    First lady MICHELLE OBAMA fuming as PAULA DEEN dishes on her unhealthy eating habits despite new book “American Grown” PR blitz! MICHELLE OBAMA is now furious with Southern cooking queen PAULA DEEN for crowing that the first lady, a healthy-eat­ing advocate who’s waging a war against childhood obesity, pigs out on fatten­ing foods. While plugging her new book, “Paula Deen’s Southern Cooking Bible,” the feisty TV chef took a pot shot at Michelle for gorging herself on greasy french fries, fatty hot chicken wings and sug­ary deep-fried Snickers bars! “Michelle’s spitting mad,” a source told The ENQUIRER.
  • AMERICAN GROWN FOOD FIGHT! OBAMA vs. DEAN!

    10/25/2011 6:36:14 AM PDT · by illiac · 15 replies
    National Enquirer ^ | 10/15/11 | National Enquirer
    First lady MICHLLE OBAMA fuming as PAULA DEEN dishes on her unhealthy eating habits despite new book “American Grown” PR blitz! MICHELLE OBAMA is now furious with Southern cooking queen PAULA DEEN for crowing that the first lady, a healthy-eat­ing advocate who’s waging a war against childhood obesity, pigs out on fatten­ing foods. While plugging her new book, “Paula Deen’s Southern Cooking Bible,” the feisty TV chef took a pot shot at Michelle for gorging herself on greasy french fries, fatty hot chicken wings and sug­ary deep-fried Snickers bars! “Michelle’s spitting mad,” a source told The ENQUIRER.
  • What's your motto when choosing an outfit in the morning?

    10/21/2011 4:12:19 PM PDT · by quilterdebbie · 86 replies · 1+ views
    The Stir ^ | October 19, 2011 | Lindsay Mannering
    Mrs. Obama is a real style icon, but the very real and practical strategies she uses to look good as First Lady are the same tips all moms can use. She has the same insecurities and concerns about how she looks as we do, but if we follow her five solid tips for looking good and feeling good, we too can shine in our own skin.
  • Caption this: Michell0b and Bo the dog

    10/19/2011 9:11:25 AM PDT · by AT7Saluki · 83 replies
    Chicago Sun Times ^ | 10/18/11 | Lynn Sweet
  • $10K asking price for photo with Michelle Obama at fundraiser

    10/18/2011 12:56:04 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 32 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | October 18, 2011 | Katherine Skiba
    When first lady Michelle Obama comes home to Chicago next Tuesday, a group photo with her at a campaign fundraiser won’t come cheap. The asking price for a ticket to a "family photo reception" is $10,000, according to an invitation to the event. The invitation specifies that there may be a maximum of six guests in the photo.
  • Michelle Obama’s warningto gun owners

    10/11/2011 4:54:50 PM PDT · by Nachum · 52 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 10/11/11 | Chris Cox
    Nearly three years into President Obama’s first term in office, Michelle Obama finally said something with which I can agree. At a recent fundraiser for President Obama’s re-election campaign in Providence, Rhode Island, the first lady told her audience: “We stand at a fundamental crossroads for our country. You’re here because you know that in just 13 months, we’re going to make a choice that will impact our lives for decades to come … let’s not forget what it meant when my husband appointed those two brilliant Supreme Court justices … let’s not forget the impact that their decisions will...
  • Paula Deen: Michelle Obama likes fried food too (and ate more than anyone else on her show)

    When Paula Deen met Michelle Obama, it wasn't exactly the queen of butter versus the first lady of garden greens. Deen, known for her delicious not-so-good-for-you recipes like Gooey Butter Cake, said the two women had more in common than you might expect. "Well, I did a show with Michelle and I just loved being with her," Deen told Yeas & Nays. "She probably ate more than any other guest I've ever had on the show —she kept eating even during commercials." Deen taught Obama how to fry shrimp during a TV segment in September before the 2008 presidential election....
  • Did Michelle Obama Diss DC?

    10/07/2011 7:53:45 AM PDT · by tellw · 5 replies
    Washington City Paper ^ | Oct 3, 2011 | Shani Hilton
    Virginia Is For Lovers (And Lovers Of Voters) Happy 19th wedding anniversary, Michelle and Barack Obama! Hope all is well. Truth be told, we have a minor bone to pick with you: Where's the love for D.C. businesses? First, the first lady was spotted at an Alexandria Target store, skipping the Columbia Heights Target (which is only a short ride up from 1600 Pennsylvania Ave on the 16th Street s9 bus)—then, last night, the presidential couple celebrated their wedding anniversary at Alexandria's Restaurant Eve. To be fair, we know the pair has eaten out in D.C. in the past, and considering only...
  • Caption Michelle harvesting her garden

    10/06/2011 9:51:17 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 43 replies
    U.S. first lady Michelle Obama holds a piece of green onion as she conducts the fall harvest with local students in the White House Kitchen Garden in Washington, October 5, 2011 U.S. first lady Michelle Obama eats a pizza made with vegetables harvested from the White House Kitchen Garden.
  • Michelle Obama Tells Secret Service: "Just Tell me When-Where to Run"

    10/06/2011 6:55:08 AM PDT · by upbeat5 · 38 replies
    Politico ^ | Amie Parnes
    First lady Michelle Obama made a rare trip to Secret Service headquarters Wednesday, where she glimpsed the intricate work that goes into protecting her family — and the potential danger of that mission. After an hourlong tour of the agency’s protective intelligence division and the joint operations center, Obama called the daily tasks performed by the Secret Service “pretty scary.”
  • Michelle Obama’s 'goodwill tour' of Africa cost U.S. taxpayers AT LEAST $425,000

    10/04/2011 8:24:02 PM PDT · by Niuhuru · 16 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 12:13 AM on 5th October 2011 | By Daily Mail Reporter
    Documents obtained under a federal Freedom of Information Act lawsuit filed by Judicial Watch detail costs incurred during the First Lady's trip to South Africa and Botswana in June - with the cost of firing up 'Air Force 2' alone amounting to $424,142. The White House earlier professed the purpose of the trip was to help 'youth leadership, education, health and wellness' in south Africa.
  • 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.
  • Judicial Watch Obtains Documents Detailing the Cost to Taxpayers for Michelle Obama’s Family Trip

    10/04/2011 11:35:39 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 18 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | October 4, 2011
    Complete title: Judicial Watch Obtains Documents Detailing the Cost to Taxpayers for Michelle Obama’s Family Trip to Africa Charges for the Aircraft and Crew Alone Amount to $424,142 Washington, DC -- October 4, 2011 Judicial Watch, the organization that investigates and fights government corruption, announced today that it has obtained mission expense records and passenger manifests from the United States Air Force related to the June 21-27, 2011, trip taken by First Lady Michelle Obama, her family and her staff to South Africa and Botswana. Judicial Watch obtained the documents pursuant to an August 19, 2011, Freedom of Information Act...
  • Michele Bachmann: I Won't Settle (oops)

    10/03/2011 11:33:24 AM PDT · by Rational Thought · 4 replies
    You Tube ^ | 09/29/2011 | Teambachmann
    Michele highlights her commitment to stand for the conservative principles Americans value most.
  • Figures. White House Tipped Off AP Reporter Ahead of Michelle Obama’s Target Photo-Op

    10/02/2011 5:20:18 AM PDT · by blueyon · 47 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 10/01/2011 | Jim Hoft
    Another staged moment in the lives of Barack and Michelle Obama. Michelle Obama just had to get out to Target to do a little shopping last week. But, before the shopping run the White House tipped off AP photographer Charles Dharapak so that he would be at the store to memorialize the moment. Michelle Obama checks out at Target. That’s her assistant behind her carrying the bags. (AP) At least she wore a shirt that is reportedly from Old Navy(?) and not a designer T-shirt like she wears out when she paints community centers.
  • Michelle Obama Shows Off 'Limited' Handy Skills on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition

    09/24/2011 5:40:34 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 108 replies
    People ^ | 9-24-11
    Like millions of their fellow Americans, the First Family often gathers around the television on Sunday nights to watch ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition team create livable homes for families in need. Such a fan of the show, First Lady Michelle Obama couldn't resist jumping in and helping out on the Sept. 25 season premiere. "This particular show is especially moving because it features Barbara Marshall, a Navy veteran, who despite her own struggles opened her home to serve homeless female veterans in her community," Obama tells PEOPLE. "She's an amazing example of the strength, values and service of America's...
  • Michelle Obama and the Muslim Brotherhood

    09/18/2011 8:47:01 AM PDT · by Nachum · 17 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 9/18/11 | Eileen F. Toplansky
    With the news that "[i]nfiltration of the federal government by members of the radical Muslim Brotherhood is worse than some have warned," it should come as no surprise that while Obama has been courting Muslim Brotherhood operatives, his wife has also gotten into the act. According to the toolkit site, "[t]he Let's Move! initiative, started by First Lady Michelle Obama, has an ambitious national goal of addressing the challenge of childhood obesity within a generation, so that children born today reach a healthy adulthood. Let's Move! engages every sector impacting the health of children and provides schools, families, and communities...
  • First Lady Makes Headway Calling For Healthy Foods

    09/15/2011 3:13:40 PM PDT · by Lmo56 · 36 replies
    AP ^ | 9/15/11 | Mary Clare Jalonick and Darlene Superville
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Calorie by calorie, first lady Michelle Obama is chipping away at big portions and unhealthy food in an effort to help America slim down. In the two and a half years since she announced her campaign to curb childhood obesity, Mrs. Obama has stood alongside Wal-Mart, Olive Garden and many other food companies as they have announced improvements to their recipes - fewer calories, less sodium, better children's menus. The changes are small steps, in most cases. Fried foods and french fries will still be on the menu, though enticing pictures of those foods may be gone....
  • Green with envy: Michelle Obama stuns in exotic peacock dress at Hispanic gala (Barf)

    09/15/2011 2:25:39 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 63 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 9-15-11 | Jessica Satherley
    While greeting a Latino audience to support her husband’s speech about opportunities for Hispanics, Michelle Obama decided an exotic gown was in order. As President Barack Obama spoke at the black-tie event, the First Lady looked stunning in the strapless raw-silk dress by U.S. designer Chris Benz. She appeared to be inspired by an Amazonian peacock as she sashayed into the Washington Convention Center with matching emerald hued earrings and classic black heels. And Mrs Obama seemed delighted with the President’s pledge to put more money in the pockets of Latino workers by the look of her ear-to-ear grin on...
  • A TALE OF TWO PRESIDENTS UPDATE: AND AN EMBARRASSING FIRST LADY "ALL THIS JUST FOR A FLAG"

    09/14/2011 6:02:50 AM PDT · by expat1000 · 44 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | Pamela Geller
    The caption on the above photo reads: President Obama and former President George W. Bush greet family members of the deceased. Bush read a letter from President Abraham Lincoln (who) wrote to a widow who lost sons in the Civil War: Mary Altaffer/The Associated Press (hat tip Boq) The picture says it all. When President Bush spoke at the official ceremonies of the tenth anniversary of the 911 attacks, he was met with applause and warmth from the families. When Obama spoke, there was silence (just as with Mayor Bloomberg). The animus was palpable. UPDATE: Wait, there's more to turn...
  • Caption Michelle playin' tennis

    09/09/2011 12:49:41 PM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 55 replies
    U.S. first lady Michelle Obama stands with U.S. tennis player Serena Williams (R) as she takes part in a "Let's Move" tennis clinic at the U.S. Open to promote physical activity for kids, in New York September 9, 2011.
  • Where in the World is Michelle Obama? (Vacation Madness)

    08/29/2011 4:13:29 PM PDT · by Nachum · 84 replies · 1+ views
    You Tube ^ | 8/29/11 | AmericanMajority
    In the past year alone, First Lady Michelle Obama has spent 42 days on vacation, costing taxpayers upwards of $10 million. $10 million. In taxpayer funds. For vacations. Taking full advantage of Air Force Two (costing taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars), Michelle has criss-crossed the world to destinations from Spain to Hawaii and Vail, CO to Martha's Vineyard. Indulging in lavish hotels, top-shelf alcohol, and Secret Service-arranged sight-seeing tours, Michelle has not been shy about putting her any and every whim on America's tab. When was the last time you took a six-figure vacation? Probably never, if you're one...
  • First Lady accused of spending $10m in public money on her vacations

    08/25/2011 3:43:46 PM PDT · by Signalman · 54 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 8/25/2011 | Daily Mail Reporter
    The Obamas' summer break on Martha's Vineyard has already been branded a PR disaster after the couple arrived four hours apart on separate government jets. But according to new reports, this is the least of their extravagances. White House sources today claimed that the First Lady has spent $10million of U.S. taxpayers' money on vacations alone in the past year. Branding her 'disgusting' and 'a vacation junkie', they say the 47-year-old mother-of-two has been indulging in five-star hotels, where she splashes out on expensive massages and alcohol. The 'top source' told the National Enquirer: 'It's disgusting. Michelle is taking advantage...
  • Mark Levin: Michelle and Barack Obama 'power hungry,' 'arrogant'

    08/25/2011 10:24:39 AM PDT · by Nachum · 14 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 8/25/11 | Jeff Poor
    During the 2008 election cycle, political talking heads kept a sharp eye on the alleged extravagance of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. And decades ago they had a lot to say about First Lady Nancy Reagan and her lifestyle in the White House. Why are there no stories about First Lady Michelle Obama? London’s Daily Mail newspaper claims Michelle Obama has spent $10 million in taxpayer money on vacations. And on his Wednesday evening show, radio host Mark Levin went after the Obamas, particularly as the coverage of Michelle Obama in the White House seems lacking compared to Nancy Reagan.
  • Michelle Obama shows up her husband in tiny purple bike shorts as the President lags behind...

    08/24/2011 7:29:49 AM PDT · by Neverforget01 · 89 replies
    Mail Online ^ | August 24, 2011 | John Stevens
    Michelle Obama showed off her enviably toned thighs as she powered past the President in tiny purple cycling shorts on the first family's bike ride on Martha's Vineyard today. Wearing a fashionable printed T-shirt and Converse trainers, the First Lady showed that she still has style, even when on vacation. But her husband looked goofy and tired as he lagged behind wearing a baggy black polo shirt, and perhaps more surprisingly jeans
  • Michelle Obama wows Aspen crowd (pimps the rookie Hussein's accomplishments)

    07/27/2011 8:55:23 AM PDT · by Libloather · 26 replies
    Post Independent ^ | 7/26/11 | Scott Condon
    Michelle Obama wows Aspen crowdFirst lady delivers fundraising speech at home of Jim and Paula Crown Scott Condon The Aspen Times Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado Tuesday, July 26, 2011 **SNIP** She touted her husband's accomplishments, highlighting that he took over an economy “on the brink of collapse” and nurtured it into “one starting to grow again.” The audience, the majority of which was female, broke into the first applause during her speech when she noted that her husband's administration is working to help women get equal pay for equal work. The crowd cheered again seconds later, when Obama noted her...
  • Michelle Obama, Wal-Mart and the 'food desert' problem (Moochelle Want Million$ for Urban Stores)

    07/25/2011 6:14:11 PM PDT · by SkyPilot · 98 replies
    LA Times ^ | 22 July 11 | Daniela Hernandez
    What a first lady, a chain store and others are doing to try to make fresh fruits and vegetables more available in poor communities. Nothing’s ever as simple as we’d like it to be. A case in point: Policies that simply increase access to supermarkets may not get people to choose an apple over ice cream, a recent study reported. Changing people’s eating habits is difficult, in other words. One reason is money. Healthful foods such as fruits and vegetables, whole grains, lean meats and dairy, can often be pricey. For the cost of a couple of peaches, a person...
  • Love Me a Good Obama Joke

    07/15/2011 1:12:31 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 9 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | July 15, 2011 | Reaganite Republican
    Barack and Michelle are at the White Sox game... One of the Secret Service guys leans over and says something to the president. Obama stares at the guy, looks at Michelle, looks back at the agent, and shakes his head "NO!" The agent goes: "But Mr. President, it was a unanimous request, from the owner of the team down to the bat boy- and the fans would absolutely love it." So Barack shrugs his shoulders and says, "Well, if that's what the people want..." He gets up, grabs Michelle by her collar and the seat of her pants, and drops her right...
  • Video: Michelle Obama – Barack Quoted Alinsky When we Met

    07/14/2011 5:28:46 PM PDT · by Nachum · 30 replies
    Alinsky Defeater ^ | 7/14/11 | staff
    Michelle gets all warm and fuzzy about the sweet nothings Barack said to her when they met.
  • Is There A Disconnect Here - Obama's Marxism

    07/12/2011 10:02:11 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 9 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 07-12-11 | Skookum
    FLOTUS Is Giddy Over The Prospects There are more important things to worry about, but with this Marxist Administration and our corporate giants that play games under the covers with our Narcissist in Chief, we have learned to be suspicious of every move. Michelle our Air Force 1, jet setting ambassador to all the beautiful vacation resorts of the world has an ongoing campaign against childhood obesity, it involves healthy food choices and that means backing off sugars and starch; choices the FLOTUS and her husband ignore in the tradition of Marxist Elites, but she knows the healthy choices, not...
  • Michelle Obama's Shake Shack Burger Indulgence Defended by Nutritionists (ABC News to the rescue)

    07/12/2011 7:15:50 AM PDT · by kristinn · 113 replies
    ABC News ^ | Tuesday, July 12, 2011 | Mikeala Conley
    Stop the presses, Michelle Obama might have eaten a hamburger. The blogosphere erupted with criticism almost immediately after the Washington Post reported Monday that the first lady sat down at a newly opened Shake Shack in Washington D.C., where she ordered a ShackBurger, fries, a chocolate shake and a Diet Coke. According to the popular burger joint's website, that's a 1,556-calorie meal. (sic, actually it was 1700 calories.) Many critiqued the first lady's public display of Shake Shack love as she continues to advocate for her Let's Move! campaign, an initiative to eliminate childhood obesity. But even as the first...
  • Michelle Obama's 1,556-Calorie Lunch Raises Eyebrows

    07/11/2011 3:21:48 PM PDT · by Nachum · 89 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 7/11/11 | NewsCore
    WASHINGTON - First Lady Michelle Obama may have temporarily forgotten the lessons of her own anti-obesity campaign when she indulged in a sinfully caloric lunch Monday at a popular new hamburger restaurant. A Washington Post reporter said the first lady ordered a cheeseburger, french fries, chocolate shake and Diet Coke at Shake Shack -- a trendy hamburger spot that recently opened an outpost in Washington's Dupont Circle. Based on nutritional information on the restaurant's website, the meal added up to a scale-tipping 1,556 calories.
  • Michelle Obama Storms Out!

    07/07/2011 12:19:58 AM PDT · by TruthHound · 98 replies
    First Lady Michelle Obama has told her husband the President she's "had enough" and is packing up their daughters and moving back to Chicago. Only this week's GLOBE has the exclusive story of what triggered Michelle's shocking decision to leave the White House - and her husband.