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  • What To Get For The Grumpy, Snarling FLOTUS Who Already Has Everything

    05/22/2015 9:23:35 AM PDT · by IChing · 14 replies
    ClashDaily.com ^ | 5/22/15 | Donald Joy
    Michelle Robinson Obama didn’t have it too bad growing up. And her affirmative action catapult ride to Princeton and Harvard, to prestigious jobs, and to the pinnacle of vast riches and power has been fabulously smooth sailing — that is, compared to the often grim life struggles of the unsung multitudes of downtrodden, creepy-ass crackers across this land (despite all that white privilege everywhere, eh). Still, something’s wrong at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. If anyone should be over-brimming with gratitude for assorted blessings afforded to them by our society’s institutions and people,she should. So what’s with her endless racial resentment and...
  • Brian Williams pulls out of hosting awards show for military veterans and will be replaced...

    05/21/2015 11:46:49 AM PDT · by PROCON · 25 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | May 21, 2015 | Michael Zennie
    Full Title: Brian Williams pulls out of hosting awards show for military veterans and will be replaced by MICHELLE OBAMA NBC anchor, who was suspended after being called out by veterans for lying about his experience in Iraq, said he didn't want to be a 'distraction' First-ever Lincoln Awards features a concert by Nick Jonas, Gavin DeGraw and Jerry Lewis, which was filmed in January Ceremony, to air on PBS Friday, honors people who have helped veterans and military familiesDisgraced NBC news anchor Brian Williams, who was brought down when it was revealed he lied about his experience in a...
  • Michelle Obama Puts Everyone Else To Shame With This Workout Video (Barf Alert!)

    05/20/2015 10:21:30 PM PDT · by MV=PY · 24 replies
    The Huffington Post ^ | 05/20/2015 | Paige Lavender
    First lady Michelle Obama put literally everyone else to shame with a new video of her working out in the White House gym as part of the Let's Move "#GimmeFive" campaign...
  • Don't mess with Michelle! First Lady stars in new KICKBOXING video ...

    05/20/2015 4:46:51 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 44 replies
    (UK) Daily Mail ^ | May 20, 2015 | Chris Pleasance
    Complete Headline: Don't mess with Michelle! First Lady stars in new KICKBOXING video that is sure to terrify Republicans Michelle Obama has posted a workout video online that shows her pumping iron, crunching her abs with a medicine ball, and smacking a punch-bag with a roundhouse kick. The two-minute clip shows Michelle in full workout gear in the gym with the family's personal trainer Cornell McClellan putting her through her paces. The First Lady tweeted the video to husband Barack Obama after the President posted his own film showing him going running in a suit and drinking water with Joe...
  • Michelle Obama Would Be Hillary Clinton’s Strongest Challenger According To New Poll

    05/19/2015 11:41:55 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 60 replies
    PoliticusUSA ^ | May 14, 2015 | Jason Easley
    A new Rasmussen poll has found that First Lady Michelle Obama would be the strongest challenger to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton if she chose to run in 2016. According to Rasmussen: In a hypothetical matchup with Hillary Clinton, the putative Democratic presidential nominee in 2016, Obama earns 44% support from black voters to Clinton’s 36%. Among Likely Democratic Voters, it’s Clinton 56%, Obama 22%. That appears to be a better showing against Clinton than Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, the only other announced Democratic presidential candidate, makes at this point. Among all voters, Clinton earns 37% support to Obama’s 17%....
  • Drudge Does the News

    05/16/2015 10:16:33 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 2 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 5/16/15 | Suzanne Eovaldi
    Drudge really outdid himself the other day. He and his chief aggregator very effectively nailed America’s crisis in angst with their one page headline parse of the news. Just looking at America’s first couple, we see our First Lady giving her husband the SIDE EYE for which she now is famous among female pundits. Gotta love giving men the side eye. Hey, I’ve done it more than a few times when I didn’t feel very comfortable with what he was saying or doing. When we have Drudge showing Obama opening up on his fellow lib/Dems with friendly fire, we next...
  • The First Lady of Microagressions

    05/16/2015 2:37:02 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    The National Review ^ | May 15, 2015 | Rich Lowry, editor
    Michelle Obama gave a commencement address at Tuskegee University that was a ringing call for the graduates not to be discouraged by her whining. Much of the first lady’s speech was what is right and proper for a Tuskegee commencement, drawing on the story of the determination and skill of the Tuskegee Airmen. But she devoted a long passage to her own struggles that was off-key and characteristically self-pitying. Few women in modern America have been the focus of as much adulation as Michelle Obama, a Princeton University and Harvard Law School graduate who was making almost $270,000 by the...
  • Barack and Michelle Obama’s race to the bottom

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

    05/15/2015 9:03:15 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 1 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 5/15/15 | John C. Velisek USN (Ret.)
    1.) Obama Dismisses Wealthy Americans As ‘Society’s Lottery Winners Speaking to a panel on poverty at Georgetown University, President Barack Obama dismissed wealthy Americans as “society’s lottery winners” and called on them to make a “modest investment” in the poor in the form of tax increases. You pretty much have more than you’ll ever be able to use and your family will ever be able to use. “There’s a fairness issue involved here. And by the way, if we were able to close that loophole, I could now invest in early childhood education to make a difference. That’s where the...
  • (Rasmussen) Poll: Michelle Obama would be Hillary’s strongest Dem rival in 2016

    05/14/2015 10:54:37 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 83 replies
    The Hill ^ | May 14, 2015 | Neetzan Zimmerman
    If Michelle Obama decided to run for president in 2016, she would pose the most significant threat, among likely contenders, to Hillary Clinton's chances of winning the Democratic nomination, according to a new Rasmussen poll. A telephone survey of 1,000 likely voters conducted by the polling company found that in a hypothetical match-up between the current first lady and the former secretary of State, Clinton would best Obama 56 percent to 22 percent. That may seem like a significant margin, but according to the most recent RealClearPolitics polling average, Elizabeth Warren, a popular hypothetical challenger to Clinton, receives only 12.5...
  • Richard Cohen: Michelle Obama’s asinine attackers

    05/13/2015 12:10:17 PM PDT · by presidio9 · 40 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS / ^ | Monday, May 11, 2015 | Richard Cohen
    <p>Sometimes I think that Rush Limbaugh is the dumbest man in America. This happens whenever I take him at face value and forget that he is basically an entertainer with contempt for his audience.</p> <p>He will tell them anything. Last week, as if to validate my opinion of him, he went after Michelle Obama for playing the “race card” at the dedication of a museum in New York City. He described her as angry and complaining. The word he should have used was “right.”</p>
  • The First Lady’s Moving (But Untrue) Stories of Racial Slights

    05/13/2015 6:29:51 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    National Review ^ | 05/13/2015 | Michelle Malkin
    She’s baaaaaaaack. And she’s maaaaaad. First lady Michelle Obama delivered the commencement address at Tuskegee University last weekend. She’ll do it again next week at Ohio’s Oberlin College — the UC Berkeley of the Midwest, Ground Zero for racial grievance-mongering and fake hate crimes. Commencement FLOTUS is not the same first lady who shows up on Ellen or The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon wearing her pastel cardigan, Chuck Taylors, and a megawatt grin. No, this frowny-faced Michelle Obama talks and squawks like Al Sharpton in Jimmy Choo kitten heels. At Tuskegee, FLOTUS traded her affable TV persona for...
  • First Lady's Critics Have Much to Learn (You Freepers need to shut up alert)

    05/12/2015 9:39:52 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 40 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | May 12, 2015 | Richard Cohen
    Sometimes I think that Rush Limbaugh is the dumbest man in America. This happens whenever I take him at face value and forget that he is basically an entertainer with contempt for his audience. He will tell them anything. Last week, as if to validate my opinion of him, he went after Michelle Obama for playing the "race card" at the dedication of a museum in New York City. He described her as angry and complaining. The word he should have used was "right." I would even have settled for "interesting." After all, when the first lady of the United...
  • Michelle Obama Should Have Read the Founder of Tuskegee University Before She Spoke There

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

    05/11/2015 10:09:26 PM PDT · by Nachum · 63 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 5/11/15 | Jim Hoft
    Author and columnist Ann Coulter responded to Michelle Obama’s comments last weekend at Tuskegee University.Coulter said Michelle Obama is finally letting out her inner Rev. Jeremiah Wright… (G-ddam America). I think she’s just letting out her Reverend Wright, now. You know, a week before this, I’m really glad you played the segment of her saying, ‘It’s the first time in my adult life she’s proud of her country.” And then she’s indignant people might think she doesn’t lover her country. Last week she was claiming museums discriminate against and aren’t welcoming to minorities. What do they have do, be even...
  • Michelle Obama speaks of emotional toll of being first black first lady

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

    05/10/2015 4:48:40 PM PDT · by SkyPilot · 63 replies
    Finance Powered by Trendolizer ^ | 10 MAy 15 | David Knowles
    Excerpt......"As potentially the first African-American first lady, I was also the focus of another set of questions and speculations, conversations sometimes rooted in the fears and misperceptions of others," she told the class of 2015. "Was I too loud or too emasculating? Or was I too soft? Too much of a mom and not enough of a career woman?" Directing her remarks directly toward her African American audience, Obama spoke from her own experience on how racial inequality impacts opportunity. "The road ahead is not going to be easy," Obama said, "It never is, especially for folks like you and...
  • First Lady: 'Sting' of Racism 'Didn't Hold Me Back'

    05/10/2015 11:43:13 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 61 replies
    ABC News ^ | May 9, 2015 | Erin Dooley
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)During a passionate address at historically black Tuskegee University Saturday, Michelle Obama said she refused to let the "sting" of racial bias define her. "Over the years, folks have used plenty of interesting words to describe me. One said I exhibited a little bit of 'uppityism,'" the first lady said. "Cable news charmingly referred to me as 'Obama's baby mamma.' "All of the chatter, the name-calling, the doubting, all of it was just noise," she said. "It did not define me, it didn't change who I was, and most importantly, it couldn't hold me back." Conjuring up the incidents in...
  • Michelle Obama says she was held to different standard in '08 campaign due to her race

    05/10/2015 4:47:34 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 64 replies
    CNN ^ | May 9, 2015 | Allie Malloy and Sunlen Serfaty
    Michelle Obama gave an impassioned and personal commencement speech Saturday on the trials she's faced as the first African-American first lady of the United States, saying she was held to a different standard than other candidates' wives during the 2008 campaign because of her race. Speaking at Tuskegee University in Alabama, Obama told the audience that when her husband was running for office in 2008, she faced questions which she said were not typical for other candidates' wives. "As potentially the first African-American first lady, I was also the focus of another set of questions and speculations, conversations sometimes rooted...
  • Michelle Obama: Blacks have been 'frustrated and invisible' for 'decades'

    05/09/2015 6:14:54 PM PDT · by SkyPilot · 78 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 9 May 15 | Zack Coleman
    First Lady Michelle Obama urged students at Tuskegee University, a historically black university in Alabama, to remain involved in civic life during a time of tension regarding race relations across the country. At the school's commencement address, the First Lady listed scenarios in which African-Americans feel they encounter systemic discrimination, such as "nagging worries that you're going to get stopped or pulled over for absolutely no reason." She said those feelings are "real," but disengaging is not an option. "I want to be very clear that those feelings are not an excuse to just throw up our hands and give...
  • Coach is Right, Friday Short Stories

    05/08/2015 8:55:50 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 6 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 5/8/15 | John C. Velisek USN (Ret.)
    1.) Michelle Obama: “Museums And Concert Halls” Just Don’t Welcome Non-White Kids First lady Michelle Obama used a speech Monday that was supposed to celebrate the opening of a new museum, to instead increase the racial divide that’s been growing ever wider during her husband’s presidency. “Museums and concert halls,” she said, just don’t welcome non-white visitors – especially children – the way they welcome whites. “You see, there are so many kids in this country who look at places like museums and concert halls and other cultural centers and they think to themselves, well, that’s not a place for...
  • Michelle O: Museums intimidate minorities

    05/07/2015 6:17:01 PM PDT · by SkyPilot · 77 replies
    WND ^ | 7 May 15 | Cheryl Chumley
    By Cheryl Chumley First Lady Michelle Obama suggested at an opening of the new $420 million Whitney Museum in New York City that minorities rarely feel welcome at such venues. “You see, there are so many kids in this country who look at places like museums and concert halls and other cultural centers and they think to themselves, ‘well, that’s not a place for me, for someone who looks like me, for someone who comes from my neighborhood.’” She then said she could “guarantee you that right now, there are kids living less than a mile from here who...
  • Michelle Obama: Museums Don’t Make Young Minorities Feel Welcome

    05/07/2015 6:39:25 AM PDT · by PROCON · 109 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | May 6, 2015 | Derek Hunter
    Are art museums welcoming enough to minorities? While it’s probably a question that never occurred to you since, if you are so inclined, you simply pay the admission and enter, it it apparently a pressing issue to some people. One of those people to whom this though has occurred is first lady Michelle Obama. At the opening of the new $420 million Whitney Museum in New York City, the first lady spoke of a “feeling of not belonging” in museums when she was a growing up on the south side of Chicago.
  • School Lunch: Opting Out is Not an Option

    05/06/2015 11:36:43 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 41 replies
    US News & World Report's Eat & Run Blog ^ | April 28, 2015 | Chef Ann Cooper
    All children, regardless of their circumstances, deserve safe, nourishing and delicious school meals.One of the best ways to help district nutrition programs as they transition to healthier food is to buy school lunch for your children. When I talk with parents about school food, many are so disappointed in the options their schools provide that they’ve simply opted out. They pack their children’s lunches every day, giving up on their school’s nutrition program as a lost cause. I understand and support parents who insist their children eat healthfully and responsibly. My dream is a nation in which all food –...
  • FLOTUS plays race card: Museums are for white people

    05/05/2015 12:58:58 PM PDT · by blueyon · 168 replies
    BizPacReview.com ^ | 5/05/15 | Nicole Haas
    First lady Michelle Obama used a speech Monday that was supposed to be celebrating the opening of a new museum to instead dig deeper the racial divide that’s been growing ever wider during her husband’s presidency. “Museums and concert halls,” she said, just don’t welcome non-white visitors – especially children – the way they welcome whites. Speaking at the new Whitney museum in New York City’s meat packing district last week, Obama said she grew up thinking that museums were not places “for someone who looks like me.”
  • Michelle Obama: Museums Intimidate Minorities

    05/05/2015 8:43:25 AM PDT · by rightistight · 89 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 5/5/15 | Aurelius
    Speaking at the opening of the Whitney Museum in New York City, Michelle Obama implied that museums intimidate people who "look like" her, as well as "young people." The Whitney Museum is a museum of American art. Ms. Obama began her speech by saying how beautiful the new museum was and by thanking Mayor de Blasio. "I also want to recognize Mayor de Blasio for his leadership and his passion, and for joining us here today -- absolutely," she said. The First Lady then mentioned one of the themes that one of the museum's exhibits has, which is, “How can...
  • White House denies Obama visit to Nike is favor for ‘Let’s Move’ contribution

    05/01/2015 10:10:26 PM PDT · by PROCON · 14 replies
    washingtontimes.com ^ | May 1, 2015 | Dave Boyer
    The White House said Friday that President Obama’s visit to Nike headquarters in Oregon next week is unrelated to the company’s $50 million contribution to first lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” campaign for kids. Asked whether Nike’s generosity was behind the White House’s selection of the company for a presidential visit, White House press secretary Josh Earnest said “not that I’m aware of.” He said the president will visit the company to talk about free trade.
  • School serves 6-year-old meat to TN students

    04/30/2015 1:15:14 PM PDT · by BigEdLB · 57 replies
    EAG News ^ | 4/30/15 | Danette Clark
    ROGERSVILLE, Tenn. – Meat dating to the year of President Obama’s first inauguration was served to students in some Hawkins County, Tennessee schools last week. Hawkins County Commissioner Michael Herrell was alerted after a cafeteria worker sent him a photo of the pork roast they used for school meals was from 2009. The 6-year-old meat had been frozen and then was thawed for meal preparation, according to WCYB. Herrell said the photo was taken at Joseph Rogers Primary School where the staff decided not to serve the meat. However, it was served at other schools.
  • Michelle Obama: The Candidate?

    04/21/2015 8:44:05 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    The Root ^ | April 14, 2015 | Mary C. Curtis
    Too soon, too soon, of course. After observing close-up the kind of headwinds her husband has met in Washington, D.C., and beyond, there is absolutely no indication that first lady Michelle Obama is looking to place her own name on any ballot. She has, in fact, said the opposite, although in his just-released book, Michelle Obama: A Life, veteran journalist Peter Slevin reports that she has always been a full partner in her husband’s political career. But it is significant that former first lady, U.S. Sen. and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has hired Michelle Obama’s former communications chief as...
  • That's pretty fishy!: School blames ‘poor lighting’ for paltry lunch that meets Michelle Obama's ...

    04/20/2015 11:18:26 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 32 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | April 17, 2015 | Alexandra Klausner
    Full title: That's pretty fishy!: School blames ‘poor lighting’ for paltry lunch that meets Michelle Obama's nutritional guidelines That's not a light lunch, it's just bad lighting, say administrators at a Virginia School standing up for their FLOTUS approved school meals. A concerned mother took a photo of her child's lunch consisting of a dull looking fish fillet, a whole wheat bun, and corn and then posted it to social media this week. Virginia’s Portsmouth Public Schools say that their lunches are in compliance with Michelle Obama's federal lunch rules. Scroll down for video
  • Michelle Obama attends sold-out hip-hop historical show ‘Hamilton’

    04/19/2015 8:56:33 PM PDT · by PROCON · 19 replies
    nydailynews.com ^ | April 19, 2015 | Joe Dziemianowicz
    It helps to be the First Lady of the United States to score a ticket to the hottest musical in town. Michelle Obama spent Saturday afternoon at the matinee of "Hamilton," the soldout hip-hop history lesson about Founding Father Alexander Hamilton by “In the Heights" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda.
  • Obama: "There's Clearly Not Equal Pay In The White House" — Michelle Gets Paid Nothing

    04/16/2015 3:41:27 PM PDT · by i88schwartz · 57 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | April 16, 2014 | RealClearPolitics
    President Obama addressed a Working Mothers Town Hall during a brief trip to Charlotte, North Carolina on Wednesday. The issue of pay inequality was brought up and the president addressed the matter of equal pay in the White House, but not in the way you would think. "Let me tell you, now, Michelle would point out First Ladies get paid nothing," the president said to laughter. "So there’s clearly not equal pay in the White House when it comes to her and me." "But before we were in the White House, I wanted to make sure Michelle got paid as...
  • Would you eat this school lunch? [Virginia]

    04/16/2015 10:37:34 AM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 45 replies
    WJHL.com ^ | April 16, 2015 | WJHL.com
    Portsmouth Public Schools admits concern over the presentation of a student's lunch served Tuesday at James Hurst Elementary. Dozens of people reached out to 10 On Your Side after a student's mother posted a picture of the meal on social media. It shows cooked corn on a lunch platter, alongside a fish filet with a bun placed on top. According to the school district's lunch menu, which is posted online, the lunch choices served Tuesday were the following: Spicy Cajun Fish w/Brown Rice Cold Cut Turkey Sub (w/g) Assorted Chef Salad (Croutons & Crackers) Steamed Carrots & Side Salad Fresh...
  • Liberals steal a quote from an old white lady to make Maya Angelou Commemorative stamp

    04/10/2015 11:13:25 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 22 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 5/10/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    The United States Postal Service (USPS) has colluded with the family of the late poet Maya Angelou to steal a quote from a white eighty nine year old children’s book writer named Joan Walsh Anglund to make the new Angelou stamp look good. The whole episode is a perfect example of how liberals are different from other people. According to reports, there was an excited gathering of “luminaries” at the stamp’s unveiling which included Michelle Obama who is the political world’s Kim Kardashian – famous for being famous without any actual accomplishments of her own. That the stolen quote placed...
  • Michelle Obama: 'Our Government Outlawed Indian Religions'

    04/09/2015 11:19:06 AM PDT · by drewh · 81 replies
    CNS News ^ | April 9, 2015 - 10:41 AM | By CNSNews.com Staff
    On Wednesday, First Lady Michelle Obama addressed a gathering at the White House that focused on the topic of creating opportunity for Native American youth. The White House posted her prepared remarks online. The full speech, as posted by the White House, can be read by clicking here. Here is an excerpt from the First Lady's remarks: You see, we need to be very clear about where the challenges in this community first started. Folks in Indian Country didn’t just wake up one day with addiction problems. Poverty and violence didn’t just randomly happen to this community. These issues are...
  • Halperin-Heilemann: Rand's Wife Kelley Good, But No Michelle Obama

    04/07/2015 5:54:09 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 28 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Let's be clear: on today's With All Due Respect, Mark Halperin and John Heilemann were very complimentary about Kelley Paul's performance today in introducing her husband Rand at his presidential announcement speech. They described her as a big asset and anticipate seeing a lot more of her on the campaign trail. That said, the duo said something that boggled my mind, claiming that as good as she was, Kelley was "not at Michelle Obama's level." Back in April, 2008, a full year later in the campaign cycle, this NewsBuster wrote about Michelle's shockingly angry performance on the stump [view the...
  • The Audacity of Soup Nazis

    04/07/2015 2:56:42 PM PDT · by xuberalles · 17 replies
    Self | 4/7/15 | Me
    The day the government tries to tell me what to eat, i.e. no red meat, fried foods or sugar, is the day I show them how to conduct a successful colonoscopy with a watermelon. We have 93 million citizens out of the workforce, 18 trillion in debt, unvetted illegal immigrants are streaming across the border, and Washington is worried about what’s on my plate? Unbeknownst to Obama & Co. - who can’t tell the truth to save their life and who refuse to take responsibility for a smorgasbord of failures and abuse - the Constitution is not a napkin and...
  • USDA Tells Parents to Teach Healthy Eating Habits: Don’t Praise That Clean Plate

    04/03/2015 9:01:35 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 78 replies
    CNSNews.com ^ | April 1, 2015 | Penny Starr
    Apparently, parents should visit the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) website to find out how to teach their children good eating habits.The agency in charge of the country’s agricultural sector is now in the nanny business, thanks to First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” initiative to fight childhood obesity, which links to choosemyplate.gov on its website.In the kids’ section of My Plate, advice is dished out on how parents can help pre-schoolers “develop healthy eating habits,” including a warning about praising an empty plate.“Avoid praising a clean plate,” the website states. “Your child should stop eating when he or she...
  • Shattuck: Gimme a break, Easter Egg Roll no time for fitness camp

    04/03/2015 8:02:48 AM PDT · by calvincaspian · 12 replies
    The Boston Herald ^ | 04-02-15 | Tom Shattuck
    Leave it to Michelle Obama to transform the time-honored White House Easter Egg Roll into what is essentially a grueling, daylong bootcamp. If you think an Easter egg hunt and chocolate bunnies are the themes of the 137th White House Easter Egg Roll on Monday, you are way off. Try core-strength training and pledges of nutritional and physical improvement to the first lady. Drop and give Michelle 20. The Whitehouse website states, “the day’s activities will encourage children to lead healthy, active lives in support of the first lady’s ‘Let’s Move’ initiative.” With “sports and fitness zones” promised, it sounds...
  • Shattuck: Gimme a break, don’t gimme five on Easter

    04/02/2015 6:49:58 AM PDT · by calvincaspian · 13 replies
    The Boston Herald ^ | 04-02-15 | Tom Shattuck
    Leave it to Michelle Obama to transform the time-honored White House Easter Egg Roll into what is essentially a grueling, daylong bootcamp. If you think an Easter egg hunt and chocolate bunnies are the themes of the 137th White House Easter Egg Roll on Monday, you are way off. Try core-strength training and pledges of nutritional and physical improvement to the first lady. Drop and give Michelle 20. The Whitehouse website states, “the day’s activities will encourage children to lead healthy, active lives in support of the first lady’s ‘Let’s Move’ initiative.” With “sports and fitness zones” promised, it sounds...
  • New Book Explores Role of Race for First Lady Michelle Obama

    03/31/2015 6:50:04 AM PDT · by PROCON · 13 replies
    time.com ^ | March 30, 2015 | Maya Rhodan
    Author paints the First Lady as the President's rock, notes the impact her background would have on her future as the nation's first black First LadyDuring her senior year at Princeton University, First Lady Michelle Obama couldn’t imagine she would live to see the election of the nation’s first African American, let alone be married to him. “To say that during her Princeton years she could not envision an African American president is like saying that the sun rises and sets every day,” writes Northwestern University Professor Peter Slevin in his upcoming biography, Michelle Obama: A Life.At the time, the...
  • (Michelle Obama Approved) Flamin’ Hot Cheetos Qualify as ‘Smart Snack’ Under Federal Guidelines

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

    03/25/2015 8:27:05 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 53 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 03/25/2015 | Jeannie DeAngelis
    Michelle Obama is home from her #letgirlslearn swing through Asia and back to hawking fruits and veggies from the stainless steel area deep within the hallowed halls of the White House kitchen. Appearing for a segment on Jeopardy, the million-dollar question has now become: what happened to Michelle’s hair? Surrounded by a harvest brimming with God’s bounty and standing in front of a very large soup pot, the FLOTUS sported a hairdo that gave the optical illusion of baldheadedness. Looking like a female rendition of her husband’s hairdo in between dye jobs, Michelle seemed totally unaware of people not...
  • Michelle Obama travel expense update: Your tax dollars at work

    03/25/2015 7:04:13 AM PDT · by PROCON · 15 replies
    investors.com ^ | March 25, 2015 | ANDREW MALCOLM
    Just a quick update, as you organize to file your income taxes, on the Obama family's lavish travel expenses that your money is underwriting. Financing might be a better word. Barack and Michelle Obama have traveled more than any other first couple -- doing Spain, Africa, China, South America, among other distant spots. Often they're accompanied by friends and Michelle Obama's Mom, Marian Robinson, who's been living in the White House at taxpayer expense since her son-in-law's inauguration. And in some cases, Mrs. Robinson's friends tag along.
  • RPT: Michelle Obama’s Mandate Will Require Daycares to Weigh Children

    03/24/2015 8:17:20 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 22 replies
    Fox News Insider ^ | Mar 23, 2015 2:12 pm | (Outnumbered)
    A new report says that the federal government plans to keep track of how healthy children are by weighing and measuring them in daycare. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will weigh and check the height of roughly 3,000 children as part of a study mandated by First Lady Michelle Obama’s Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act. According to a report by Free Beacon, the USDA published “a notice in the Federal Register on Friday proposing data collection on what meals are served in professional and home daycare facilities and how much physical activity children perform.” …
  • Feds to Weigh Children in Daycare [Mandate from Michelle O]

    03/21/2015 5:08:10 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 90 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | March 20, 2015 | Elizabeth Harrington
    Bureaucrats from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will weigh and measure children in daycare as part of a study mandated by First Lady Michelle Obama’s Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act. The agency published a notice in the Federal Register on Friday proposing data collection on what meals are served in professional and home daycare facilities and how much physical activity children perform. Aside from assessing how healthy the food in daycare is, the USDA will also check the weight and height of roughly 3,000 children.
  • Rental Cars for Michelle O’s Kyoto Visit Cost $78,741

    03/20/2015 3:12:58 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 33 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | March 20, 2015 5:00 am | Elizabeth Harrington
    First Lady Michelle Obama’s visit to a Buddhist Temple in Kyoto is costing taxpayers nearly $80,000 for rental cars, according to a government contract. Mrs. Obama, who is traveling to Japan and Cambodia for a girls’ education initiative, will arrive in Kyoto, Japan, on Friday. According to the White House press office, “The First Lady will travel to Kyoto on March 20 and visit the Kiyomizu-Dera Buddhist Temple and the Fushimi Inari Shinto Shrine. She will also greet staff from the U.S. Consulate in Osaka.” …
  • 10 Surprising Discoveries About Michelle Obama from Her New Biography (Click at your own risk)

    03/20/2015 11:28:32 AM PDT · by PROCON · 36 replies
    people.com ^ | March 20, 2015 | Tara Fowler and Sandra Sobieraj Westfall
    Michelle Obama may be our best-dressed FLOTUS yet, but did you know she once was denied the "Best Camper" award because she swore too much? That's just one of the surprising discoveries from biographer Peter Slevin's new book about our current First Lady, Michelle Obama: A Life, out April 7. We got an early peek at the book, which follows Michelle from her working-class beginnings all the way to the White House with husband President Barack Obama. Here are 10 things you may not have known about Mrs. Obama: 1. During law school, she once dated the son of...
  • Michelle Obama’s Brother Left Oregon State’s NCAA Basketball Program in Shambles

    03/19/2015 5:32:26 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 37 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | March 19, 2015 | Brent Scher
    One team President Barack Obama didn’t have the opportunity to pick when he joined ESPN this week to fill out his NCAA March Madness bracket was Oregon State, which has yet to recover from a disastrous six years under the guidance of his brother-in-law, Craig Robinson. Robinson, Michelle Obama’s brother, was fired by Oregon State after six straight disappointing seasons as head coach—the team went 39–69 in the Pac 12 and never made the NCAA Tournament or the NIT. Not only did Robinson fail to get results at Oregon State, he also left a mess for new coach Wayne Tinkle....
  • New [GAO] Report Finds ‘Palatability’ Problems, Higher Prices Led To School Lunch Decline

    03/19/2015 3:07:17 PM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 14 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | March 18, 2015 | Chuck Ross
    Federally-mandated changes to school lunches backed by first lady Michelle Obama helped cause an unprecedented drop in the number of students eating lunch, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO). The GAO cited two factors stemming from the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, which caused a decrease in the number of children eating school lunch each day: school childrens’ issues with “palatability” and “federally-mandated” increases in the price of school lunches.