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  • (vanity) Who did Robert Creamer Visit at the WH in addition to Obama?

    10/21/2016 8:40:17 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 24 replies
    I'd like to crowdsource this with some FR sleuths / weaponized autism / centipedes.... With whom did Robert Creamer meet at the White House aside from Obama? He met with both POTUS and FLOTUS according to the visitor’s log: Others he visited: Kristin Sheehy. Sheehy , Kristin J. Employee $55,000.00 Per Annum EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE DEPUTY CHIEF OF STAFF FOR OPERATIONS James Messina is the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations ****** Miti Sathe Miti Sathe is a Democratic Party activist who works for Blue Engine Message & Media, a political consulting firm, and serves as the...
  • Michelle Obama recruited to run for Senate, Chicago mayor

    10/18/2016 10:10:38 AM PDT · by kevcol · 50 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | October 18, 2016 | Paul Bedard
    "There is no per­son in polit­ics that I think Demo­crats, in­de­pend­ents, and Re­pub­lic­ans would love to see take on pub­lic ser­vice more than the first lady," Thomas Bowen, a former top aide to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, told NJ's Karyn Bruggeman. . . . According to the report, Emanuel's seat could open in 2019, and Sen. Dick Durbin is considering a gubernatorial bid in 2018. "Ob­vi­ously she'd be qual­i­fied to run for just about any of­fice up and down the tick­et
  • Nicki Minaj: ‘Pray to God You Don’t Get Stuck with a [bleep] Melania’

    10/17/2016 8:00:10 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 59 replies
    Big Hollywood (Breitbart) ^ | October 16, 2016 | Daniel Nussbaum
    <p>Rapper Nicki Minaj went off on a profanity-laced tangent targeting Melania Trump during a concert in New York Saturday night, telling attendees to “pray to God we don’t stuck with a motherf*cking Melania” Trump as First Lady.</p> <p>The 33-year–old Pinkprint rapper was performing at the Tidal X 1015 concert in Brooklyn Saturday when she took a break for a profanity-filled political rant.</p>
  • 'As close to perfection as possible': New York Times documents celebs' thrill ... for Michelle

    10/17/2016 6:03:43 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 38 replies
    Twitchy ^ | October 17, 2016
    Complete Headline: 'As close to perfection as possible': New York Times documents celebs' thrill up the leg for Michelle Obama "She had rhythm, a flow and swerve, hands slicing air, body weight moving from foot to foot, a beautiful rhythm. In anything else but a black American body, it would have been contrived." "Contrived" seems like a good place to stop when taking a peek at the New York Times Style Magazine's feature, "To the First Lady, With Love." A collection of four thank you letters for Michelle Obama to treasure as her husband finishes out his second term playing...
  • Michelle Obama Has an Amazing Dress Code Policy for White House Guests

    10/17/2016 3:07:46 PM PDT · by kevcol · 31 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | October 15, 2016 | Charlie Carballo
    The dress code policy at the White House is simple: Whatever Michelle Obama says goes. Speaking to Footwear News on Friday at Variety’s Power of Women ceremony in Los Angeles, Spanx founder Sara Blakely recalled walking around the White House without any shoes on after the first lady gave her the green light to relieve her aching feet. . . . the time I finally got up to Michelle Obama, I literally burst out, ‘My feet are killing me,’ and she goes, ‘Girl, my feet are killing me, too.’ I asked if I can take my shoes off and...
  • Glenn Beck: Michelle Obama gave ´most effective political speech´ since Reagan

    10/16/2016 12:58:53 PM PDT · by nhwingut · 169 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/16/2016 | Rafael Bernal
    First lady Michelle Obama´s speech this week slamming Donald Trump´s comments about women was "the most effective political speech since Ronald Reagan," according to right-wing commentator Glenn Beck. On his TV program Friday, Beck said his viewers should watch Obama´s speech to see its "devastating effects. And I don´t mean on Donald Trump. I mean on the conservative movement." "We had been talking about, ´there is no war on women.´ You just handed them a war on women," Beck said. "And if you listen to her words carefully, oh my gosh, oh my gosh, they are coopting women and it...
  • Digging Deep [ongoing FR research]

    12/02/2010 1:58:18 PM PST · by Arthur Wildfire! March · 2,590 replies
    [hopefully several]
    This is not a thread for light browsing. This will wear out anyone, links that make me wish I were twenty people at once. Here are some research aids: Dogpile Search [searches google, bing and other other engines simultaneously.] All the following are Free Republic Forum Pages. Most are link lists for referening: Where's Obama's Birth Certificate? We are winning the debate. Here's why -- a plain spoken summary. Monster Ping [earlier deep research] Monster Ping [earlier deep research, now more concentrated on shockers] Close Encounters with the Loony Left Thug-0-crat hit list [shocking links and headlines] Weird News and...
  • Morning Joe: Michelle O’s Trump-Trashing Speech ‘Wasn’t to Help Hillary Clinton’

    10/14/2016 5:55:24 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 43 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    If it’s up to the liberal media, Blessed Teresa of Calcutta is just going to have to take a back seat: there’s a budding new saint in town, and her name is Michelle Obama. Morning Joe began the canonization process today, beatifying the First Lady for her speech trashing Donald Trump over the stories about his personal behavior that have recently emerged. All the ongoing glorification of Mrs. Obama on the Morning Joe set was leavened with some unintentional humor from Joe Scarborough, who said of the First Lady’s speech that “there was nothing calculated about it. This wasn’t to...
  • Michelle Obama on Trump's Sexual Assault Comments: 'They Have Shaken Me To My Core'

    10/13/2016 10:51:42 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 91 replies
    The Root ^ | October 13, 2016 | Yesha Callahan
    During a stop on Clinton's campaign trail on Thursday, the first lady gave a speech that blew away the crowd. Obama's powerful and emotional speech came down on Donald Trump’s vulgar comments about women, and sexual assault. "The fact is in this election we have a candidate for president of the United States who over the course of his lifetime and the course of this campaign has said things about women that are so shocking, so demeaning, I simply will not repeat anything here today," Flotus said. "And last week we saw this candidate actually bragging about sexual assaulting women....
  • Michelle Obama sets her garden in stone

    10/05/2016 4:19:40 PM PDT · by PROCON · 85 replies ^ | Oct. 5, 2016 | HELENA BOTTEMILLER EVICH
    First lady Michelle Obama is making sure that whoever inhabits the White House next doesn’t rip out her iconic vegetable garden — at least not without a big fuss. Obama Wednesday afternoon unveiled a much bigger version of the garden that uses cement, stone and steel to make it a more permanent fixture on the South Lawn. The updates are seen not just as preserving Obama’s garden — recognized globally as a symbol of local food — but also as a way to dissuade, say, a President Donald Trump from scrapping it the way Ronald Reagan tore out Jimmy...
  • Michelle Obama: "We Need Someone Who’s Honest and Plays by the Rules" as President

    10/04/2016 4:37:05 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 101 replies ^ | October 4, 2016 | Jen Lawrence
    At a Hillary Clinton campaign rally Tuesday in Charlotte, North Carolina, First Lady Michelle Obama delivered a fiery speech, taking direct aim at Clinton’s opponent, Donald Trump. “We need someone who’s honest and plays by the rules,” Obama said, referring to the former Secretary of State as a good replacement for her husband, President Barack Obama.
  • First lady to chat via Skype with girls around the globe

    10/03/2016 6:24:28 AM PDT · by PROCON · 23 replies
    AP ^ | Oct. 3, 2016
    NEW YORK (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama will mark International Day of the Girl on Oct. 11 by Skyping with girls around the world about education challenges in their lives. The event is sponsored by Glamour magazine's The Girl Project, which offers education help to more than 50 million girls worldwide.
  • Michelle Obama says America 'needs an adult' in White House

    09/28/2016 3:24:43 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 64 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Sep 28, 2016 5:00 PM EDT | Kristen De Groot
    Michelle Obama told supporters in Philadelphia on Wednesday that candidates don’t change once they become president and that America “needs an adult in the White House.” […] “The presidency doesn’t change who you are; it reveals who you are,” she told the cheering crowd. […] She said the country needs a leader who is steady and measured because when making war-or-peace decisions, “the president can’t just pop off or lash out irrationally. No, we need an adult in the White House, I guarantee you.” …
  • First Lady Michelle Obama Attacks Trump As ‘Erratic And Threatening’

    09/28/2016 12:05:31 PM PDT · by PROCON · 71 replies ^ | Sep. 28, 2016 | Alex Pappas
    Michelle Obama, campaigning for Hillary Clinton, unleashed a barrage of attacks on Donald Trump on Wednesday, calling the Republican nominee “erratic and threatening.” The first lady — who famously said in her convention speech this summer that when Republicans “go low, we go high” — portrayed Trump as a monster during a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania campaign rally. “If a candidate is erratic and threatening; if a candidate traffics in prejudice, fears and lies on the campaign trail;
  • The friendship of George W. Bush and Michelle Obama

    09/26/2016 7:51:14 AM PDT · by VitacoreVision · 24 replies
    CNN ^ | September 25, 2016 | Caroline Kenny
    <p>Saturday's dedication of the National Museum of African-American History and Culture brought together the president who signed into law the funding for the museum and the president who was in office during its completion.</p> <p>But the gathering of the 43rd and 44th first couples also saw the reuniting of two unlikely friends.</p>

    09/19/2016 9:22:56 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 40 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/19/16 | Jeffrey A. Friedberg
    If you want to know more about Michelle Obama, or anything else in this upside-down world—then, do research on your own. Then, tell your friends and relatives. Tell everybody what you learn. And for the sake of a Free World Who is Michelle Obama and what is she to America? On February 11, 2014, Shawna Thomas, NBC “News,” commanded us to: “BowDown.” Some say Michelle Obama will possibly be the next President of the United States, after Bill Clinton’s wife drops out or is dropped out by her Party (das Partie). We are told a “black,” female President would be...
  • Hillary DISSED at her own “RALLY” when Crowd Chants “4 More Years” for Michelle Obama

    09/16/2016 2:12:17 PM PDT · by Pinkbell · 25 replies
    Truth Feed ^ | September 16, 2016 | Amy Moreno
    Full Title: VIDEO : Unpopular Hillary DISSED at her own “RALLY” when Crowd Chants “4 More Years” for Michelle Obama No one likes or wants Hillary. Not even the small crowds at her pathetic rallies. Michelle Obama spoke at a “rally” today for Hillary Clinton, where the crowd chanted “4 MORE YEARS” for Obama. You know your campaign is bad when your crowd is chanting for the sitting president, not you. Watch the video: Crowd chants ‘4 more years’ at Hillary Clinton’s own rally. — Breaking911 (@Breaking911) September 16, 2016
  • Michelle Obama Says She Can’t Wait Until She’s ‘Not Responsible For Every Headline’

    09/09/2016 8:45:22 AM PDT · by PROCON · 44 replies ^ | Sep. 8, 2016 | Katie Jerkovich
    Michelle Obama said she can’t wait until she is “not responsible for every headline.” In an interview with In Style magazine, the 52-year-old first lady talked about what life is going to be like after she leaves the White House in January, and she made it clear she is looking forward to it. “My hopes are to recapture some of the everydayness, some anonymity,” Obama said. “And we know that will take some time.
  • Michelle Obama and Elizabeth Warren top list in surrogate blitz for Clinton (cause she's sick)

    09/06/2016 6:01:15 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 27 replies
    Washington Post ^ | August 6, 2016 | Abby Phillip
    A slew of big-name Democratic surrogates are preparing to hit the campaign trail for Hillary Clinton beginning this week, launching the campaign's final sprint before Election Day. First lady Michelle Obama and Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts will return to the campaign trail for Clinton for the first time since the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia in July. And a host of others ... will participate in events for Clinton. The show of surrogate muscle comes after a months of relatively low-key campaigning from Clinton and her supporters. Much of Clinton's time in the past several weeks was spent raising...
  • Vanity, Michelle/Barack flick "Southside With You" Bombs Badly on release.

    08/28/2016 9:04:12 AM PDT · by JLAGRAYFOX · 125 replies
    The media pumped up film " Southside With You", the story of the first date between Michelle & Barack Obama bombs badly on it first weekend release with a miserable three (3M) revenue intake. The movie finished #13 among the movies this weekend, not a good showing at all. Nothing more needs to be said!!! The horrible revenue numbers speak for themselves.
  • Michelle wows in white (and the President approves!): The Obamas honor the PM of Singapore

    08/03/2016 7:58:57 AM PDT · by traumer · 33 replies
    President Obama hosted Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his wife, Ho Ching at the 12th state dinner of his administration tonight in Washington. The black-tie affair – called by the White House a 'celebration of summer bounty' – marked the 50th anniversary of bilateral relations between the U.S. and the city-state, which Obama refers to as an anchor for the U.S. presence in Southeast Asia. Obama spoke of these five decades of friendship tonight when he gave his toast before dinner began. 'Nearly 50 years ago, President Lyndon Johnson welcomed to the White House the first prime minister...
  • Michelle wows in white (and the President approves!): The Obamas honor the Prime Minister of

    08/03/2016 4:30:22 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 154 replies
    Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | 8/3/2016 | Nikki Schwab, U.S. Political Reporter For From The White House and Associated Press
    President Obama hosted Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his wife, Ho Ching at the 12th state dinner of his administration tonight in Washington. The black-tie affair – called by the White House a 'celebration of summer bounty' – marked the 50th anniversary of bilateral relations between the U.S. and the city-state, which Obama refers to as an anchor for the U.S. presence in Southeast Asia.(snip)For tonight's festivities first lady Michelle Obama donned a strapless, ivory gown by American designer Brandon Maxwell – the longtime stylist to pop singer Lady Gaga – who's a red carpet favorite.Maxwell, originally from...
  • Scarborough: Michelle Obama Speech ‘Reminded Me of Reagan’

    07/26/2016 6:05:23 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 69 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Today’s opening segment of Morning Joe was one—long—gush-fest over First Lady Michelle Obama’s speech to the DNC last night. The apotheosis of adulation came from Joe Scarborough, who said that the speech “reminded me of Ronald Reagan.” Scarborough also had an “America love it or leave it” message for those who think our country needs to be made great again: “we are the last best hope for a dying world. If you can’t get behind that message as a Republican or a Democrat, then let me buy you a ticket to another country.” Wonder if Joe offered Michelle a ticket...
  • Michelle Obama Brings It: Convention Bump to Follow

    07/26/2016 5:18:18 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 27 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 7-26-2016 | MOTUS
    Boy, Lady M really brought it last night. It only took 7 1/2 years and untold billions of dollars – butt behold, a FLOTUS who’s ready for prime time. Dress, age appropriate; voice, toned down (sorry, pretty sure that’s a sexist microaggression of some sort). And I think she’s been taking speech lessons from Hillary’s voice coach.  Unfortunately, even with the coaching, she still schtruggled a little with those pesky “st” words like “schtronger,” “schtrength,” and “shtriving:” butt bless her heart, she tried. “We cannot afford to be tired or frush-trated or cynical.”All while managing to keep race front and...
  • Michelle Obama To DNC: ‘Big Men With Guns’ Took Our Daughters To School

    07/25/2016 10:32:45 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 36 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 25, 2016 | Awr Hawkins
    During her July 25 speech at the Democrat National Convention, Michelle Obama talked about moving into the White House and watching “big men with guns” take their daughters to school. She said this by describing life after taking up residence in the White House. She recalled her daughters “setting off for their first day at their new school,” adding, “I will never forget that winter morning as I watched our girls–just seven and ten years old–pile into those black SUVs with all those big men with guns.” The audience responded with a warm applause as Mrs. Obama talked about seeing...
  • Back To Our Roots (I hope that’s not considered a microaggresion)

    07/24/2016 5:32:30 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 6 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 7-24-2016 | MOTUS
    I know: there are some Dems calling for Debbie Wasserman Schultz to be dumped as head of the DNC. Her offense? Leaked emails. Boy those Dems are tough on leakers! Now do you understand why Hillary went to such lengths to ensure nobody would ever be able to see her official emails?Butt enough of that, I have bigger fish to fry. Today I’m going back to my roots – reflecting the fashion iconery of our FLOTUS. For all of you doubters out there who’ve questioned – sometimes not so graciously – Lady M’s status as a fashion forward icon, I...
  • Mrs. Trump vs. Mrs. Frump

    07/20/2016 8:25:20 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 6 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/20/16 | Judi McLeod
    No, there is nothing Mrs. Trump needs to borrow from the overbearing Madam Frump. Thwack! The sound of #NeverTrump ‘Constitooshinal’ Conservatives pulling their thumbs out of their O-shaped mouths when their roll call sabotage was ignored at the Republican National Convention. Most knew that the minute when Donald J. Trump was officially nominated, in the face of all those who said it could never happen, that the kids would storm out of the nursery leaving Teddy behind to go dirt-digging.
  • Melania Wronged

    07/20/2016 6:44:21 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 10 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/20/16 | Joan Swirsky
    Do you think Michelle Obama (or Barack, for that matter) thinks it is the greatest privilege on planet Earth to be an American? Like the millions who tuned in this week on the first night of the Republican convention in Cleveland to see Melania Trump’s speech, I was dazzled by her beauty, struck by her sincerity, impressed by her fluency in a language not of her native tongue, touched by her obvious love for her husband and family and country, and impressed by her quiet confidence and sense of self. In a lengthy interview I had seen a few weeks...
  • Melania Trump’s Big Difference from Michelle Obama: American Pride

    07/19/2016 12:07:31 PM PDT · by detective · 38 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 19 Jul 2016 | Rebecca Mansour
    Whether or not Melania Trump cribbed a passage from a Michelle Obama speech, there is one crucial sentiment Donald Trump’s Slovenian born wife certainly didn’t copy from Obama’s — the inherent pride of being an American citizen. As the media pours over one passage in Melania Trump’s Republican National Convention speech that is similar to Michelle Obama’s 2008 speech at the Democratic National Convention, they overlook a key sentence that was undeniably written by Mrs. Trump and reveals all the difference in the world between these two women and their husbands.
  • Michelle Obama Lectures the World on Girl Power

    07/03/2016 11:05:42 AM PDT · by PROCON · 46 replies ^ | July 3, 2016 | Jeannie DeAngelis
    First lady Michelle Obama has wrapped up her six-day “Let Girls Learn” tour of Liberia, Morocco and Spain. Together with her mother Marian and two daughters Sasha and Malia, the FLOTUS, under the guise of promoting access to education for 62 million girls worldwide, embarked on a multimillion-dollar excursion where she ate great food, wore great clothes, hung out with celebrities, and spent $600,000 for one night in Marrakesh. In Madrid, while speaking to schoolgirls about equality, Michelle did what her husband Obama does in African nations that ban homosexuality; she interfered by making a comment about abortion that...

    07/02/2016 9:47:40 AM PDT · by PROCON · 92 replies
    AP ^ | July 1, 2016
    BOULDER, Colo. (AP) -- Boulder residents will no longer be able to cool off with an ice cream cone by the pool because the city has discontinued the sweet treat as a vending option at all Parks and Recreation facilities. The city dropped ice cream cones, bars and sandwiches in an effort to cut down on sugary, unhealthy snacks, The Daily Camera reported ( City-run facilities can only sell treats that satisfy a series of nutritional standards, meaning chips and other junk food also left snack stands this year.
  • Vacation Glutton Michelle’s June Jaunt

    07/01/2016 1:42:18 PM PDT · by PROCON · 33 replies ^ | July 1, 2016 | Jeannie DeAngelis
    Over the last 8 years, Michelle Obama has evolved into an exemplary world traveler. Compliments of the struggling U.S. taxpayer, the FLOTUS consistently indulges in at least five or six multi-million dollar vacations per year.In March, if things get boring, Michelle, mother Marian, and daughters Sasha and Malia, either fly solo or use Dad (if he’s not golfing) as an excuse to pamper their weary bones with an all expense paid “working vacation.” Like clockwork, the girl gang jets off to destinations such as Cuba, China, Japan, Qatar, Argentina or Cambodia. Predictably, there’s always a June pre-Martha’s Vineyard vacation where...
  • Michelle Obama: It’s OK for Boys to Cry and for girls to be ‘bossy’

    07/01/2016 8:16:15 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 34 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/01/16 | Judi McLeod
    Count on Hillary Clinton using both Obamas to further the progressive cause after winning the election Isn’t it downright sexist to suggest that all little boys must be taught that it’s alright for them to cry and that it’s alright for little girls to be bossy? That kind of thinking goes all the way back to the ignorant days when girl babies and boy babies in nurseries were identified by pink and blue colors. But that’s the ignorant message Michelle Obama delivered to hundreds of school girls and women in mostly Catholic Spain.
  • US first lady urges Spanish women to promote girls' learning

    06/30/2016 10:07:46 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 23 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jun 30, 2016 12:00 PM EDT | Ciaran Giles
    U.S. first lady Michelle Obama on Thursday appealed to girls and young women in Spain to get involved in her global girls’ education initiative, saying it’s important girls are “valued for their minds.” Speaking to hundreds of young women at a conference in Madrid, Mrs. Obama spoke of the difficulties girls face trying getting a school education in many countries. She said she had come to Spain in the hope of inspiring women and girls here to help fight for change. Mrs. Obama arrived in Spain from Morocco on Wednesday. She had started the three-nation tour to promote the “Let...
  • But who's the style queen? Michelle Obama and Letizia of Spain show off their impeccable fashion..

    06/30/2016 7:45:43 AM PDT · by PROCON · 155 replies ^ | June 30, 2016 | UNITY BLOTT
    It was a fashion face-off of epic proportions when Michelle Obama met with Queen Letizia in Madrid today. America's first lady was joined by the glamorous royal in the Spanish capital, on what was the last leg of a trip to promote girls' education in poorer countries and raise awareness of gender inequalities. The ever-chic Letizia, 43, stunned in a sleeveless scarlet dress from Nina Ricci that showcased her toned arms, adding a pair of pointed nude courts and turquoise earrings.
  • Michelle Obama to announce nearly $100 million for education in Morocco

    06/28/2016 2:38:27 PM PDT · by PROCON · 97 replies ^ | June 28, 2016 | Katherine Skiba
    First lady Michelle Obama is relying heavily on social media to tout an overseas trip tied to the Let Girls Learn campaign, which is aiming to get an estimated 62 million uneducated girls into school. Obama started a Snapchat account with help from celebrities including James Corden of "The Late Late Show," with whom she recently taped a "Carpool Karaoke" that will run at a future date. She's posting reports on her stops in Liberia, Morocco and Spain on, an online community for women. She referred in one report to the heartbreak of an 11- or 12-year-old girl told...
  • Michelle Obama departs Sunday for a 6-day overseas trip

    06/24/2016 3:32:44 PM PDT · by PROCON · 55 replies ^ | June 24, 2016 | Katherine Skiba
    Michelle Obama departs Sunday for a six-day trip to Africa and Europe to advocate for the Let Girls Learn initiative, White House officials said. The stops in Liberia and Morocco will be recorded for a documentary by CNN Films, which is picking up the costs for two trip participants, actresses Meryl Streep and Freida Pinto, an Obama aide said Friday. The documentary will air in the fall, said Tina Tchen, the first lady's chief of staff. Let Girls Learn is a U.S. government-wide effort to get the estimated 62 million uneducated girls overseas into classrooms. Poverty, cultural barriers, violence and...
  • Michelle Obama on White House: ‘It’s Like I’ve Been Living in a Cave’

    06/16/2016 3:41:11 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 93 replies
    PJ Media ^ | June 16, 2016 | Nicholas Ballasy
    WASHINGTON – First Lady Michelle Obama told Oprah Winfrey that she and Barack are “regular folks” who don’t want to "waste our talents just making money for ourselves.”She said President Obama “hasn’t changed” because he is “an authentic man” who is going to leave the White House as the same person.“So I want to know, what are those days when you just say, mmm, mmm, mmm — look at me in the White House,” Winfrey asked Obama at the White House’s United State of Women Summit in Washington.“There are so — yeah, just sitting up here, mmm, mmm, mmm. There...
  • Michelle Obama Ignores Hillary Clinton At United State of Women Conference

    06/15/2016 4:58:42 PM PDT · by PROCON · 23 replies
    breitbart ^ | June 15, 2016 | CHARLIE SPIERING
    President Barack Obama has enthusiastically endorsed Hillary Clinton, but his wife Michelle Obama remains silent since the former first lady claimed the presidential candidacy for the Democratic party. Surprisingly, Michelle Obama made no mention of Clinton’s historic moment for women during the entire White House United State of Women conference, produced by Obama’s senior advisor Valerie Jarrett. The First Lady participated an interview with Oprah Winfrey during the conference which focused heavily on the power of women — but Hillary Clinton was not discussed by Winfrey or Obama.
  • Michelle Obama Tells Oprah How She Deals With ‘The Haters’

    06/15/2016 12:20:04 PM PDT · by PROCON · 35 replies
    breitbart ^ | June 15, 2016 | CHARLIE SPIERING
    First Lady Michelle Obama explains how she deals with “the haters” as she prepares to leave the White House with her husband in January. During an interview with Oprah Winfrey, the First Lady explained that she learned how to turn off social media and traditional media criticism of her family. “You can’t be reading all that stuff. I mean, that’s like letting somebody just walk up and slap you, you know?” she said. “You would never just sit there and go, slap me in the face and I’m good with it.”
  • Michelle Obama tells graduating students she wakes up in a ‘house built by slaves’

    06/03/2016 4:20:47 PM PDT · by blueyon · 128 replies
    BPR bizpacreview ^ | 6/03/16 | Carmine Sabia
    Many Americans are counting the days until President Obama and his wife Michelle leave the White House, and the first lady may be among them. Delivering the commencement speech for the City College in New York on Friday, she turned the graduation speech into a racial rallying cry. She even managed to take shots at presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump along the way. Michelle told the graduates that they ought to beware of people who want to “build up walls to keep people out” and that the “story” of America is the story of immigrants. “It’s the story that...
  • Michelle Obama trashes Trump: 'That is not who we are'

    06/03/2016 1:00:19 PM PDT · by PROCON · 96 replies
    politico ^ | June 3, 2016 | NICK GASS
    Michelle Obama offered a scathing, barely veiled critique of Donald Trump on Friday as she delivered her final commencement address as first lady, warning graduates of City College in New York that while their diverse backgrounds are to be celebrated, they should beware of those who "build up walls to keep people out." "They seem to view our diversity as a threat to be contained rather than as a resource to be tapped," Obama said. "They tell us to be afraid of those who are different, to be suspicious of those with whom we disagree. They act as if name-calling...
  • Michelle Obama shoots off her mouth in embarrassing tirade

    06/01/2016 7:59:28 AM PDT · by PROCON · 60 replies
    americanthinker ^ | Jun. 1, 2016 | Thomas Lifson
    First ladies generally are allowed considerable immunity from criticism, because they generally stick to feel-good issues, like literacy, roadside beautification, and other subjects most people can agree on. But not Michelle Obama, who has enjoyed some of the most unrealistic flattery in the history of first ladies, such as the concerted effort to convince the public she is a fashion icon.After becoming the national food and exercise scold, provoking vast waste and mass starvation as public school students discard the unappetizing and skimpy lunches she has forced on school cafeterias, she has now turned toward outright slander of those who...
  • An Unforgettable Day with Michelle Obama at Santa Fe Indian School

    05/31/2016 6:25:01 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 15 replies
    Today Media ^ | 5/27/2016 | Frances Madison
    First Lady Michelle Obama came to listen to the 2016 graduating class of the Santa Fe Indian School. And then she spoke from her heart.(snip) Mrs. Obama was welcomed to the podium as “the mother of our nation,” and she addressed the graduates as a mother might speak to her children, saying over and over how proud she was of them, as they beamed that pride back at her. While she adhered pretty rigorously to her prepared remarks, sometimes she deviated from the script. “I wish I could spend a whole week with you,” she declared. “I love you all...
  • Michelle Obama gets her way on nutrition labels

    05/20/2016 9:23:22 AM PDT · by PROCON · 34 replies
    politico ^ | May 20, 2016 | HELENA BOTTEMILLER EVICH
    First lady Michelle Obama will unveil Friday the country's first update to nutrition labels in more than two decades — a move that helps cement her campaign to encourage Americans to eat healthier. The new Nutrition Facts labels, which will take effect in two years and appear on billions of food packages, for the first time require food companies to list how much sugar they add to their products and suggest a limit for how much added sugar people should consume — two changes vehemently opposed by many food companies. The impact of the rule is difficult to overstate —...
  • Study Shows Michelle O’s Anti-Obesity Campaign Is Failing To Make Kids Any Less Obese

    04/27/2016 2:59:43 PM PDT · by PROCON · 53 replies ^ | April 27, 2016 | Chuck Ross
    It’s been more than six years since Michelle Obama kicked off her “Let’s Move!” initiative to fight against childhood obesity, and children are as overweight as ever before. That’s according to a new study published Tuesday in the journal Obesity. A team led by Duke University scientist Asheley Skinner studied data from the CDC’s National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) and found that the percentage of overweight and obese children between 2 and 19 years old has increased across the board since 1999. That comes as bad news for the Obama administration, which has sought to force children to...
  • Michelle Obama Wreaks Havoc By Repeatedly Rescheduling Historically Black College Graduation Speech

    04/13/2016 8:22:21 AM PDT · by PROCON · 25 replies ^ | April 13, 2016 | Eric Owens
    It’s commencement season, America, and you know what that means: Michelle Obama is screwing up a bunch of ordinary people’s lives again. This year, the first lady has caused hassle and hardship for many families of seniors graduating from Jackson State University, reports local ABC affiliate WAPT-TV. To accommodate Obama’s schedule, officials at the historically black school in the capital of Mississippi have rescheduled the graduation ceremony from April 30 to April 23. They’ve also moved the time — twice, angry parents say.
  • Broadway hit Hamilton under fire after casting call for 'non-white' actors

    03/31/2016 5:01:53 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 14 replies
    The Guardian UK ^ | March 31, 2016 | Nigel M Smith
    Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s award-winning Broadway musical, has faced criticism for an open casting call seeking only “non-white” actors. The hip-hop musical, which has been praised by Michelle Obama and which won a Grammy, features a diverse cast that reimagines the origin story of founding father Alexander Hamilton. The majority of the cast is multiethnic as well: African Americans play Aaron Burr, George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, while a Chinese American portrays Hamilton’s wife, Eliza. Miranda, the show’s creator, is of Puerto Rican ancestry.
  • Men Used To Whistle At Michelle Obama And She’s Not Happy About It [VIDEO]

    03/24/2016 10:20:26 AM PDT · by PROCON · 83 replies ^ | March 23, 2016 | Chuck Ross
    First Lady Michelle Obama has been the victim of sexism, she said Wednesday, because men used to whistle at her while she walked down the street. “As I got older, I found that men would whistle at me or make comments about how I looked as I walked down the street as if my body were their property, as if I were an object to be commented on instead of a full human being with thoughts and feelings of my own,” Obama said during a speech at the “Let Girls Learn” initiative in Argentina. Obama, who launched “Let Girls Learn”...
  • In Argentina, Michelle Obama sends powerful message to young girls

    03/23/2016 4:08:07 PM PDT · by bgill · 40 replies
    Fox News Latino ^ | March 23, 2016 | Bryan Llenas
    "I actually grew up in a neighborhood just like this – it was on the South Side of Chicago," the First Lady said. "A place where people worked hard to support their families, and where families were close and loving and had strong values." Obama spoke about growing up in a very small apartment with her brother and her parents. She said she shared a room with her brother that was divided by a wooden partition. “My room was so small that, when I held out my arms I could almost touch both walls at the same time.”