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  • The Wrath of Michelle O Strikes Again

    06/14/2012 9:07:51 AM PDT · by NCjim · 32 replies
    American Thinker ^ | June 14, 2012 | Thomas Lifson
    The coming weekend will be a painful one for Desiree Rogers, the beautiful former White House Social Secretary who discovered that outshining Michelle Obama is a very, very bad idea. After following the Obamas from Chicago to DC and entering the history books as the first African-American White House Social Secretary, Ms. Rogers appeared to revel in her status as Michelle's Chicago buddy, and demonstrated a fashion sense that took advantage of her naturally slender frame and role as social gatekeeper to become (however briefly) possibly the most glamorous African American woman in the country.
  • Juan Williams just got B Slapped by Michelle Malkin

    06/13/2012 6:16:54 PM PDT · by publius321 · 57 replies
    OH MY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! How many out there just witnessed one of the most elegant, well deserved lambastings of Juan Williams by Michelle Malkin. She should win an award for that performance. She just tore that half wit to pieces within the first 12 minutes of Hannity tonight. THAT'S WHAT I'M TALKING ABOUT! That was so exquisite because she didn't hold back and she did it with substance, something with which leftists like Williams can never enjoy the luxury. This is a MUST SEE because she did it in a way that all journalists and would be journalists should use as their...
  • PRICELESS!

    06/13/2012 12:30:01 PM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 13 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | June 13, 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    This is great... h/t Ricky Carter via Glenn Lanier
  • Obama's joke?

    06/07/2012 7:38:42 AM PDT · by blueyon · 72 replies
    Politico44 ^ | 6/7/2012 | BYRON TAU
    President Obama, in Los Angeles for a fundraiser, offered this observation on his wife's exercise routine, via the pool report: “Michelle outdoes me in pushups as well,” he said, after saying that she’s taken some criticism on her technique “because she doesn’t go all the way down” – a line that he let hang, naughtily, provoking laughter.......
  • Michelle Obama talks about the President's former drug use (kind of): VIDEO

    05/30/2012 11:13:46 AM PDT · by Nachum · 9 replies
    EW ^ | 5/30/12 | Erin Strecker
    First Lady Michelle Obama may have ostensibly been on The Daily Show last night to talk about her new book on healthy eating and vegetables, but Jon Stewart only wanted to talk about the other green stuff—namely, the President’s former drug use, which has resurfaced in the news recently. In the two-segment interview, the First Lady was charming, but clearly was going to stay entirely on-message, touting the President’s record with regard to ending the war in Iraq, health care, and childhood education. Watch part one of the interview, where Obama discusses the famed White House Garden and “vegetable feasts”...
  • Memorial Day ‘propaganda’ posters glorify Michelle Obama at Labor Dept.

    05/29/2012 8:52:43 PM PDT · by Nachum · 18 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 5/29/12 | Matthew Boyle
    Labor Secretary Hilda Solis has authorized new posters featuring first lady Michelle Obama to be placed in elevators throughout the Department of Labor headquarters in Washington, D.C. These new posters feature a large photo of Michelle Obama and a picture of Solis, along with a few choice quotes about Memorial Day. “In January, First Lady Michelle Obama joined Secretary Solis to announce proposed revisions to the FMLA that will expand military family leave provisions to support caregivers,” the poster reads. “Through our work, we honor our service members, veterans and military families every day.” The poster then quotes the first...
  • Michelle Obama sponsors Navy’s first submarine with all-female crew

    05/28/2012 4:32:46 PM PDT · by beebuster2000 · 172 replies
    the hill ^ | may 28, 2012 | carlo munoz
    The USS Illinois, the first Navy submarine to be staffed by an all-female crew, received the support of the White House on Memorial Day. On Monday, First Lady Michelle Obama officially sponsored the Virginia-class submarine, which will be one of the newest nuclear-powered boats scheduled to enter the fleet by 2015, according to a White House statement.
  • New Picture of Obamas Emerge

    05/26/2012 5:57:17 AM PDT · by Free America52 · 78 replies
    Disqus ^ | 05/26/2012 | FreeAmerica52
    I have never seen this picture of Obama and Moochelle. Supposedly this is on their honeymoon. Where is this picture taken and why is it taken there? http://mediacdn.disqus.com/uploads/mediaembed/images/273/6555/original.jpg
  • Who is Valerie Jarrett? (Shadow president! "Amateur" Barry is a sock puppet)

    05/23/2012 9:06:05 AM PDT · by Seizethecarp · 55 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | May 22, 2012 | Edward Klein
    In the White House pecking order, Jarrett has more clout than the president’s chief of staff. During the savage internecine warfare between Jarrett and Obama’s first two chiefs of staff — Rahm Emanuel and Bill Daley — Obama sided most of the time with Jarrett, a classic limousine liberal who believes that Obama was elected president in order to engineer social change. Ultimately, Jarrett emasculated Emanuel and Daley and forced them from their jobs. She has also been responsible for much of the incompetence and amateurism that have been the hallmarks of Obama’s time in office. Indeed, Jarrett has been...
  • MOOchelle Treats the G-8 Wives to a Talk About HERSELF!

    05/21/2012 8:20:13 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 20 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 5-21-2012 | MOTUS
    Four words: it’s all about me They came from all over the world, Norway, Turkey, Croatia France and Albania, to accompany Lady M on a tour of a youth center on the South Side side of Chicago (where Lady M herself grew up, in case you’re from Croatia or somewhere). MO wanted to show the NATO spouses that - just like in their countries - America has poor, underprivileged children too. The only difference is that here, since the Wons took over, we take care of our underprivileged youths. matchy, matchy; matchy, matchy
  • Michelle Obama urges NC A&T grads to seek change ("protect the ground that has already been won")

    05/12/2012 5:37:50 PM PDT · by Libloather · 14 replies
    Google ^ | 5/12/12 | EMERY P. DALESIO
    Michelle Obama urges NC A&T grads to seek changeBy EMERY P. DALESIO, Associated Press – 3 hours ago GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The historic action that four North Carolina college students took that led to desegregation at lunch counters more than half a century ago shows what young people can do to change their world for the better, first lady Michelle Obama said during a commencement speech Saturday. Mrs. Obama addressed a crowd of about 15,000, including more than 1,200 graduates of North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, one of the state university system's historically black schools. **SNIP** North...
  • What in God's name is that?!?

    05/09/2012 5:17:42 PM PDT · by Jyotishi · 71 replies
    Twitter ^ | Tuesday, May 8, 2012 | Advocatus Diaboli @TheRobertBriggs
    What in God's name is that?!? Visit the link.
  • GenVeg: WTF?

    05/08/2012 9:14:19 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 15 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 5-08-2012 | MOTUS
    Have you heard about the GenVeg campaign? No, it’s not a new youth-vote drive. It’s a collaboration between Birdseye and Lady M to promote their frozen vegetables and her No Child’s Fat Behind program. The Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), which works with the private sector and its honorary chair First Lady Michelle Obama to end the childhood obesity crisis, today announced that Birds Eye, America's leading vegetable company, is launching a three-year effort to encourage kids to look at vegetables in a whole new way. "Birds Eye understands that talking to kids differently about eating their vegetables is...
  • OOPS!… Obama Forgets The Little Wifey Michelle Back On Air Force One (MUST SEE VIDEO)

    05/05/2012 1:25:41 PM PDT · by blueyon · 34 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 5/4/2012 | Jim Hoft
    He’s so cool. Oops! President Barack Obama forgot about the First Lady when leaving Air Force One today at the Ohio airport. It was his first “official” campaign event of the season. Via LifeNews:....
  • Who Said The Obamas Don't Relate To Middle America? (pic)

    05/05/2012 11:13:33 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 6 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 5-4-12 | The Looking Spoon
  • 'My fantasy is to walk out of the White House...and keep walking,' reveals Michelle Obama

    04/27/2012 5:23:24 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 76 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | April 26, 2012 | Meghan Keneally
    As far as fantasies go, Michelle Obama's is pretty tame. While speaking with a group of children at the White House yesterday as part of a Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, the First Lady told the group of children her dream is to just walk out of the White House and keep on walking.
  • Debunked: Michelle Obama Tries to Spread the Obamas’ Student Loan Debt Lie and FAILS(MISERABLY)

    04/27/2012 10:07:59 AM PDT · by lbryce · 73 replies
    Twitchy Media ^ | April 26, 2012 | Twitchy Staff
    MICHELLE OBAMA:FAIL We know the ‘challenge’ of student loan debt.” On an income of $272,000 per year! Man and woman of the people! Only not so much, as (Link to the Story:Behind Obama’s Definition of Wealth and Paying Off Student Loans)ABC’s Jonathan Karl reported earlier. Here’s a rundown of the president’s income, according to his tax returns, in the years before he paid off his student loans: 2004: $207,647 2003: $238,327 2002: $259,394 2001: $272,759 2000: $240,505 In 2001 and 2002, the Obamas would have met the $250,000 standard the president has set for those wealthy enough to afford to...
  • Michelle Hints That New Supreme Court Justices Are Political Stooges

    04/27/2012 6:16:12 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 17 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 04-26-12 | Skookum
    First Lady Obama presumes that her husband's Supreme Court Nominees will protect political rights not enumerated in the Constitution. She made this remarkable claim at Democrat fundraisers by stressing that Sotomayo and Kagan are indeed political appointees and can be counted on to protect the right to "Love whomever we choose" and "the right privacy". This mysterious "Privacy" right is presumably a reference to Roe v. Wade decision in 1973, but these nebulous terms are often invoked to mean anything Democrat strategists want them to mean at a later date. In a typical Michelle Obama statement, her bathos logic maintained...
  • Michelle Obama: ‘I’m Strong, Smart and Bold’

    04/24/2012 3:42:48 PM PDT · by Nachum · 83 replies
    ABC News ^ | 4/24/12 | Devin Dwyer
    First Lady Michelle Obama was in Omaha, Neb., today for an address to women and girls, aimed at boosting their confidence as advocates for themselves. She also appealed for campaign cash at a fundraiser hosted by Warren Buffet in Omaha, which could be key to President Obama’s re-election. (Snip) Mrs. Obama delivered the keynote speech at an annual luncheon for Girls Inc., a nonprofit advocacy group for which she is an honorary board chair, exhorting the women not to “be afraid to dream big.” “You have to see yourself in a place. You have to be able to see yourself
  • First Lady Touts Husband’s God-Like Quality

    04/23/2012 12:17:34 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 18 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 21 April 2012 | John Semmens
    Searching for a persuasive theme for President Obama’s reelection campaign hasn’t been easy. First Lady Michelle Obama described her difficult quest for “a meaningful way to convey the message that we must reelect my husband as president.” “I was listening to this radio show where a caller was asking Ted Nugent if he would be supporting my husband’s reelection,” Michelle recalled. “When I heard him say ‘Jesus Christ, Obama?’ I knew we had our strategy.” “Think about it,” Michelle urged. “My husband has brought this country out of the dark and into the light. Isn’t that what Jesus would do?...
  • Revealed! Michelle ObamaMasterminded AnnRomney Mom Smear!

    04/22/2012 11:01:04 AM PDT · by Nachum · 61 replies
    National Enquirer ^ | 4/22/12 | Rick Eguisquiza
    Political sources revealed to The ENQUIRER that MICHELLE OBAMA brain-stormed the scheme to sic a pit bull strategist on the GOP contender’s wife ANN ROMNEY and it backfired! Talking head Hilary Rosen set off a firestorm when she mocked Mitt Romney for relying on his wife for advice on the economy, sniping that Ann – who raised five sons, has battled breast cancer and suffers from mul­tiple sclerosis – “never worked a day in her life!” (snip)“Michelle had her claws out to get Ann, but it quickly backfired and Barack was livid when he heard she had secretly directed the
  • Obama in Colombia: ‘Part of My Job Is to Scout Out Where I May Want to Bring Michelle Back Later

    04/15/2012 2:25:49 PM PDT · by Nachum · 30 replies
    CNS News ^ | 4/15/12 | Terence P. Jeffrey
    (CNSNews.com) - Just two days after President Barack Obama gave a sharply edged response to news anchor Larry Conners of KMOV in St. Louis after Conners had asked the president about Americans who “get frustrated and even angered when they see the first family jetting around [to] different vacations and so forth,” Obama told a panel at the Summit of the Americas in Cartagena, Colombia that part of his job there was to scout out locations for a future vacation with First Lady Michelle Obama. Obama was speaking on a panel with Colombian President Juan Mauel Santos and Brazilian President...
  • Obama Hammered for 'Jetting Around,' Taking Vacations While Americans Suffer (Video)

    04/12/2012 4:00:05 PM PDT · by blueyon · 20 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 4/12/2012 | DANIEL HALPER
    President Obama, during an interview with St. Louis's KMOV, was hammered for "jetting around, [taking] different vacations and so forth, sometimes ... under the color of state business."
  • Don’t do business with progressive appeasers (heads up - take action!!)

    04/11/2012 4:50:35 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 28 replies
    Let’s stipulate: Activists on the left are free to exercise their rights of speech and assembly to boycott businesses whose politics they oppose. Conversely, activists on the right are free to exercise the power of their pocketbooks and refrain from supporting businesses that shun their values. So, what are you waiting for, conservatives? There are coordinated shakedowns taking place right now that involve some of America’s most prominent companies who’ve chosen to surrender to progressive bullying and race-card opportunism. Silence is complicity. On Tuesday, McDonald’s told liberal magazine Mother Jones that the company had “decided to cut ties with ALEC,...
  • Let's Move... after a cheeseburger and curly fries? Michelle Obama's Easter Roll brunch at White

    04/09/2012 5:10:27 PM PDT · by Nachum · 22 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 4/9/12 | Louise Boyle
    The theme for the Easter Egg Roll at the White House may have been 'Let’s Go, Let’s Play, Let’s Move!', following the First Lady's campaign against obesity - but the menu on offer would have satisfied any couch potato. The Obamas welcomed thousands of children and their parents on to the South Lawn this morning to feast on a brunch menu that included waffles, French toast and slurpees. Later in the day, visitors were offered choices of cheeseburgers, chicken tenders, hot dog and curly fries, egg salad or peanut butter and jelly sandwiches.
  • The first FAMILY of fashion:

    Most had been keeping an eye out for green slime and glitzy celebrity guests but it was Michelle Obama’s daring wardrobe choice which had the fashion set glued to last night's Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards. The First Lady stepped out in leather pants, designed by New York-based designer Wes Gordon, for the star-studded event which she attended with her daughters Malia, 13 and Sasha, 10. Mrs Obama’s two girls also helped shine the light on lesser-known designers, both wearing designs by UK-based shopping website ASOS.
  • Michelle Obama makes fundraising stop in San Francisco

    03/31/2012 6:32:24 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 18 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | March 31, 2012 | by Joe Garofoli
    President Obama's most valuable fundraiser - first lady Michelle Obama - landed Friday in San Francisco, where she urged 350 supporters at a high-dollar re-election campaign event to get involved because too much is at stake in this election. She reminded the audience not to forget "how my husband appointed those two brilliant Supreme Court justices." "For the first time in history, our daughters and our sons watched three women (sit) on the Supreme Court," she said. "And we're now feeling the impact of those court decisions that will affect our children's lives for decades to come. On privacy, on...
  • Caption Michelle working her garden again

    03/27/2012 9:04:22 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 51 replies
    U.S. first lady Michelle Obama (C) arrives to work with school children who were invited to join her for the fourth annual White House Kitchen Garden spring planting on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, March 26, 2012
  • Algae for Oil? -- Michelle Malkin -- Fox & Friends -- 3-22-12

    03/22/2012 10:26:35 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 3 replies
    "I'm calling this his (Obama) Green Rehab Tour" says Syndicated Columnist, and President of 'Twitchy.com', Michelle Malkin, in response to the President's attempt to improve his image after all these failed, bankrupt solar energy boondoggles.
  • Michelle Obama: We Teach Our Kids South Chicago Values

    03/20/2012 10:54:15 AM PDT · by Nachum · 60 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | 03/20/2012 | Staff
    First Lady Michelle Obama tells David Letterman that she and President Obama try to instill the values of south Chicago in their daughters. Michelle Obama: For us, it's the values. The thing that we try to do is make sure -- the residence is on the second and the third floor of the White House. And what we want to have happen is when they get off that elevator and walk in to our residence that it feels like the south side of Chicago, the same values, the same rules, the same sense of responsibility.
  • Michelle Obama will lead U.S. delegation to Olympics

    03/13/2012 9:39:25 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 49 replies
    Associated Press ^ | March 13, 2012
    WASHINGTON — The White House says Michelle Obama will lead the official U.S. delegation to the opening ceremonies of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London. It has become somewhat of a tradition for first ladies to lead the U.S. delegation.
  • Is that the bunny hop Michelle? The First Lady shows how, shaking her tail at an official visit

    03/10/2012 5:04:05 AM PST · by Zakeet · 52 replies
    (UK) Daily Mail ^ | March 10, 2012 | Laura Cox
    Her taste for restrained elegance once earned her the title of First Lady of Fashion. But yesterday she showed off her wild side to help teach kids about how to keep fit while having fun. Michelle Obama was in New Hampshire's capital as part of her ‘Let’s Move’ campaign against childhood obesity to find out what's on the menu at a visit to a neighborhood nonprofit group. She stopped by the Penacook Community Center in Concord, which encourages before and after school exercise and teaches children about healthy eating through use of a vegetable garden. During a quick visit...
  • Michelle Malkin Skewers Juan Williams Over Obama Harvard Protest Tapes (Video)

    03/07/2012 10:11:08 PM PST · by Nachum · 32 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 3/7/12 | Fox
    Michelle Malkin was invited on the Hannity Show tonight to discuss the Obama Harvard protest tapes that were released today by Breitbart.com. Michelle blasted leftie Juan Williams for playing down the significance of the tapes – tapes that show Barack Obama leading a protest at Harvard in defense of a radical academic tied to Rev. Jeremiah Wright. And, once again we learn that the only experience Barack Obama brought with him to the White House was his expertise in radical, anti-American, socialist doctrine.
  • Group sues for Michelle Obama vacation records

    03/06/2012 10:09:45 AM PST · by Nachum · 22 replies
    politico ^ | 3/6/12 | BYRON TAU
    A conservative legal group is suing the U.S. Air Force for access to first lady Michelle Obama's travel records from a 2010 vacation to Spain. Judicial Watch filed suit Tuesday in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia for access to all records pertaining to an August 2010 vacation taken by the first lady and her daughters — including cost estimates and passenger manifests. "Evidently, American taxpayers were stuck with a sizable bill so Mrs. Obama could tour around Spain with her family and friends, This administration, as a supposed steward of taxpayer dollars, has an obligation...
  • Obama: 'Michelle and I Honor Ash Wednesday'

    02/22/2012 4:05:48 PM PST · by Nachum · 45 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | 2/22/12 | Fred Luca
    A week after every Roman Catholic bishop in the United States denounced his decision to move forward with a regulation that will force American Catholics to act against the teachings of their faith by requiring that they purchase health insurance plans that pay for sterilizations, contraceptives and abortifacients, President Barack Obama issued a three-sentence statement saying he and his wife are honoring Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent. The president's statement on Ash Wednesday did not mention Jesus Christ, the Crucifixion, the Resurrection or Easter. “Today, Michelle and I honor Ash Wednesday with Christians
  • The Unofficial 3-Year Obama Family Vacation Log

    02/20/2012 7:58:21 PM PST · by Outlaw Woman · 23 replies
    The Kitchen Cabinet via Facebook ^ | 2/20/2012 | no attribution
    The Obama Vacation List – President’s Day 2012, Michelle and the first daughters in Aspen, Colorado to ski. ... – Christmas 2011, the first family in Hawaii for an extended vacation. – Summer 2011, in Martha’s Vineyard, Mass., for the annual beach break. – June 2011, the first lady, her mother and daughters traveled to South Africa and Botswana. – President’s Day 2011, the first lady and first daughters travel to Vail to ski. – Christmas 2010, in Hawaii. – August 2010, the first family traveled to Panama City Beach, Fla., for some sun and fun at the beach. –...
  • School menus [Clovis, NM)

    02/18/2012 6:33:27 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 12 replies
    Clovis News-Journal (NM) ^ | February 18, 2012
    Clovis Elementary Monday: President’s Day — No school Tuesday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza. Lunch — Spaghetti and meat sauce, green beans, ranch salad and bread stix and fruit smoothie. Wednesday: Breakfast — Cinnamon roll. Lunch — Porky rib on a bun, baked french fries, coleslaw and fruited Jell-O. Thursday: Breakfast — Mini pancakes. Lunch — Pizza pasta bake, mixed veggies, chilled fruit and cookie. Friday: Breakfast — Taco omelet. Lunch — Beef and cheese soft taco, seasoned pinto beans, lettuce, tomato, salsa and seasonal fruit. Clovis junior high/high School Monday: President’s Day — No school Tuesday: Breakfast — Frudel. Lunch...
  • School lunch menus [York, Nebraska]

    02/18/2012 6:24:58 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 18 replies · 1+ views
    York News-Times ^ | February 17, 2012
    >> EPWORTH VILLAGE Monday — Beef teriyaki blasters, corn on the cob, muffin, tropical fruit Tuesday — Taco salad, brownie, grapes Wednesday — Tuna and noodles, green beans, bread, pear halves Thursday — Cheeseburger/ bun, sweet potato fries, jello w/fruit Friday — Fish patty/bun, green bean fries, cookie, peach slices * Milk served with all meals >> EXETER-MILLIGAN Monday — Chicken stir fry, stir fry veggies, rice or low mein noodles, mini egg roll, cookie, fruit Tuesday — Breaded pork sandwich, potato vegetable, fruit Wednesday — Grilled cheese, tomato soup, carrots and celery sticks, peanut butter bar, fruit Thursday —...
  • Michelle Obama and Bo Obama Surprise Tourists at the White House

    02/16/2012 4:41:31 PM PST · by Nachum · 45 replies
    abc ^ | 2/16/12 | Jon Garcia
    First Lady Michelle Obama, with First Dog Bo in tow, surprised tourists in the White House by showing up for an unannounced meet and greet in the Blue Room. Hundreds of unsuspecting visitors in the tour line got hugs and handshakes – some were brought to tears and others got up out of their wheelchairs to greet Mrs. Obama. (Snip) “You gotta be ready to take the mantle,” she told Model United Nations students who were visiting the executive mansion. “Eat your vegetables. Listen to your teachers. Read, please. And listen to your parents!” she told other youngsters.
  • Obama follows his own advice to 'go big' this Valentine's Day by treating wife Michelle

    02/15/2012 4:32:16 AM PST · by Zakeet · 50 replies · 1+ views
    (UK) Daily Mail ^ | February 15, 2012 | Lydia Warren
    Complete title: Obama follows his own advice to 'go big' this Valentine's Day by treating wife Michelle to lavish dinner at top restaurant After warning men across the country 'go big' this Valentine's day, it appears President Obama took his own advice. He treated the First Lady to dinner at pricey restaurant Vermilion where plates of caviar, beef and chocolate truffle tarts were on offer. [Snip] It is believed they enjoyed the restaurant's lavish Valentine's menu, which included lobster tortelloni, beef with truffle jus and passion fruit cheesecake. The four-course menu costs $75 for one person - minus the...
  • Caption Michelle

    02/14/2012 3:18:32 PM PST · by Lucky9teen · 42 replies
    U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama reacts to an errant swing from a boy as they play mini-tennis during a "Let's Move!" faith and communities physical activity at Disney World's ESPN Wide World of Sports in Orlando, Florida February 11, 2012. The first lady is concluding a three-day trip to mark the second anniversary of her "Let's Move" initiative. U.S. first lady Michelle Obama speaks during a "Let's Move" faith and communities event at Northland Church in Longwood, Florida February 11, 2012. The first lady is on a three-day trip to mark the two-year anniversary of her "Let's Move" initiative.
  • Michelle does the Platypus Walk: First Lady shows off yet ANOTHER dance routine

    02/12/2012 8:17:40 PM PST · by Zakeet · 30 replies
    (UK) Daily Mail ^ | February 12, 2012
    <p>She admitted her daughters were embarrassed by her dancing - but Michelle Obama is not letting that put her off.</p> <p>After showing off her dance moves at sports events across the country for her campaign against childhood obesity, the First Lady has added yet another routine to her repertoire - the 'Platypus Walk'</p>
  • MICHELLE OBAMA TARGETS MILITARY FOOD: ‘DON’T WORRY, YOU‘LL BE A VEGETABLE GUY SOON’

    02/10/2012 6:25:44 AM PST · by Michael van der Galien · 144 replies · 1+ views
    The Blaze ^ | Jonathon M. Seidl
    Hold the mystery meat: Military mess halls soon will be serving more fruits, vegetables and low-fat dishes under the first program in 20 years to improve nutrition standards across the armed services. First lady Michelle Obama and Pentagon officials announced the effort Thursday during a visit to Little Rock Air Force Base in Arkansas, where the military has been experimenting with ways to improve the quality and variety of foods served on base. The first lady toured a gleaming cafeteria line, then announced the program in a dining hall filled with service members whose plates were overflowing with salad greens,...
  • Michelle Obama cranks out 25 push-ups on 'Ellen DeGeneres Show' (in her Chuck Taylors - video)

    02/03/2012 2:45:05 AM PST · by Libloather · 37 replies
    The Hill ^ | 2/02/12 | Adele Hampton
    Michelle Obama cranks out 25 push-ups on 'Ellen DeGeneres Show'By Adele Hampton - 02/02/12 12:33 PM ET Michelle Obama proved she isn't just talk when it comes to exercise and wellness, busting out 25 push-ups on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" Wednesday. "How many was that?" DeGeneres asked the audience. "I just stopped," Obama said after the crowd yelled out a resounding number of 25 push-ups. Obama appeared on the show, set to air Thursday, to promote her “Let’s Move!” campaign, which encourages daily exercise and good eating habits to combat childhood obesity. The first lady recently unveiled updated nutrition standards...
  • First lady Michelle Obama cites 'remarkable progress' on the economy (Mooch is having a good time)

    02/01/2012 4:42:27 PM PST · by Libloather · 38 replies
    The Hill ^ | 2/01/12 | Alicia M. Cohn
    First lady Michelle Obama cites 'remarkable progress' on the economyBy Alicia M. Cohn - 02/01/12 07:54 AM ET First Lady Michelle Obama cited "remarkable progress" on the economy during a speech for a small crowd of high-profile Hollywood names in Los Angeles on Tuesday evening. "In the last three years, we've worked hard to get out of this mess and we've made some remarkable progress," the first lady told a group of about 135 supporters at a private campaign event for her husband. She listed President Obama's accomplishments on healthcare reform, the removal of troops from Iraq and the repeal...
  • White House fury at 'false' claims Michelle Obama 'closed off Agent Provocateur's Madison

    01/30/2012 10:46:28 AM PST · by Nachum · 57 replies · 1+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 1/30/12 | Tamara Abraham
    The White House today issued an angry denial following claims that Michelle Obama indulged in a $50,000 shopping spree at a luxury lingerie boutique in New York. According to a report in the Sunday Telegraph yesterday, Agent Provocateur's boutique in Madison Avenue, New York, was partially closed off for the U.S. First Lady. But Kristina Schake, Director of Communications for First Lady Michelle Obama told MailOnline this morning: 'This story is 100 per cent false.' The Telegraph claimed: 'Michelle Obama has risked the wrath of cash-strapped Americans by indulging in a $50,000 shopping spree at Agent Provocateur...
  • Caption Michelle in lunch line

    01/30/2012 9:25:24 AM PST · by Lucky9teen · 51 replies
    U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama joins the lunch line at Parklawn Elementary School in Alexandria, Virginia January 25, 2012. Obama made the visit to speak about the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) new and improved nutrition standards for school lunches.
  • .. Agent Provocateur sales boosted by 'First Lady's $50,000 shopping spree' at lingerie boutique

    01/30/2012 6:36:21 AM PST · by C19fan · 41 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | January 30, 2012 | Staff
    British lingerie label Agent Provocateur have seen annual sales jump by more than 12 per cent in a year which also saw First Lady Michelle Obama joining their list of elite customers. Mrs Obama, is said to have spent $50,000 (£31,794) in the one shopping trip to the boutique which closed down part of Madison Avenue when she visited with the Queen of Qatar, Sheikha Mozah.
  • USDA school lunch rules 'best ever' -- though pizza is still a 'vegetable'

    01/28/2012 8:19:21 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 21 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | January 25, 2012 | by Amy Hubbard
    Yes, there's plenty to celebrate with the USDA's new school meal standards, promoted Wednesday by First Lady Michelle Obama at a Virginia elementary school. Still, French fries will flow in school cafeterias. The new rules are the first such standards to include whole grains and limits on sodium and trans fats, and they'll "double the amount of fruits and vegetables" served to kids, said Margo Wanker, director of nutrition policy at the Center for Science in the Public Interest in Washington. This makes them the "best ever," she said. And yet, there are a couple of things she was less...
  • Michelle Obama Announces New School Lunch Nutrition Guidelines

    01/28/2012 7:51:54 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 59 replies
    Black Entertainment Television (BET) ^ | January 26, 2012 | By Joyce Jones
    School lunches are about to get much healthier. First Lady Michelle Obama announced today that soon the meals will have less sodium, and will include more whole grains and more fruits and vegetables as sides. The new rules, which will go into effect in the 2012-2013 school year, will also allow schools to serve tofu and other soyfoods and soymilk to children who regularly consume them at home. Obama said that children who are on a sugar high or have a tummy filled with high-sodium, greasy food have difficulty focusing on their schoolwork. "As parents, we try to prepare decent...