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  • 'It was a learning moment!' Michelle Obama reveals she once FLASHED a Secret Service agent when[tr]

    11/15/2018 3:07:51 PM PST · by kevcol · 145 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | November 15, 2018 | Carly Stern
    full title: 'It was a learning moment!' Michelle Obama reveals she once FLASHED a Secret Service agent when her dress suddenly blew up in the wind. According to Michelle, the incident served as a key lesson for her and her team - and they began to re-think their outfit choices moving forward. 'That was another outfit learning moment!' she joked. 'If it's windy, don't wear flouncy things. Wear a pencil skirt, or wear some pants.' 'So we started checking weather, and wind.
  • Pretty as a flower! Michelle Obama steps out in a floral dress for an upscale vegan lunch with[tr]

    06/27/2018 11:10:08 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 85 replies
    U.K. Daily Mail ^ | 6/26/2018 | Valerie Edwards
    (Full article title: Pretty as a flower! Michelle Obama steps out in a floral dress for an upscale vegan lunch with her Secret Service detail in Los Angeles) Michelle Obama was spotted out and about in Los Angeles again this week, just days after a candid talk and reading from her upcoming memoir in New Orleans. The former first lady was seen slipping out of the side door of Crossroads Kitchen, an upscale vegan restaurant on West Hollywood's famous Melrose Avenue. Michelle walked in between two Secret Service agents before slipping into a black car. She sported a black dress...
  • Michelle Obama Gives First Post-White House Speech: 'I’m Back! This Is What Back Looks Like'

    02/06/2018 5:51:37 AM PST · by simpson96 · 65 replies
    Glamour ^ | 2/3/2018 | Molly Horan
    Michelle Obama is back doing one of the things she does best—giving compelling speeches. (Or, as she puts it, "I’m back! This is what back looks like.") On Friday, the former first lady gave her first big speech since she and her husband left the White House behind, and it had all the hallmarks of a classic Mobama address. There was empathy. There was hopefulness. And there was also, seemingly, at least a little shade thrown at the man who took over for her husband. (snip) "Trust me, I know this work isn’t easy, especially right now,” Obama said, according...
  • Michelle Obama Says Racist Attacks that She Faced While in the White House 'Cut the Deepest'

    07/26/2017 11:44:47 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 91 replies
    The Root ^ | July 26, 2017 | Breanna Edwards
    Former first lady Michelle Obama was a breath of fresh air as usual while making a public appearance in Colorado since leaving the White House for a live armchair conversation with The Women’s Foundation of Colorado President Lauren Casteel. But even as poised and graceful as always, Obama touched on some tough topics, speaking out frankly about the hurt she felt from the racist attacks she received while in the White House. “The shards that cut me the deepest were the ones that intended to cut,” Obama said when Casteel asked her about the trials of being the first black...
  • Michelle Obama Tells Muslims, Immigrants 'This Country Belongs to You'

    01/10/2017 4:48:03 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 66 replies
    Information Liberation ^ | 1/8/2017 | Chris Menahan
    The newly devoid of hope Michelle Obama told a group of young Muslims and other immigrants Friday that "this country belongs to you." From The Star-Telegram: In her final speech as first lady on Friday, Michelle Obama singled out young immigrants and Muslims, many of whom express apprehension about President-elect Donald Trump. “Do not ever let anyone make you feel like you don’t matter, or like you don’t have a place in our American story — because you do,” she said. “Know that this country belongs to you, to all of you. From every background and walk of life. If...
  • Donna Brazile fires back at CNN for ‘ripping me a new one’

    11/15/2016 7:33:54 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 46 replies
    Donna Brazile fired back at her former employer, saying CNN ripped her “a new one” instead of letting her defend herself against leaked emails showing she gave Hillary Clinton a sneak peak at debate questions. “I wish CNN had given me some other things, like the ability to defend myself rather than ripping me a new one,” Brazile said at a Monday event at Hollins University, according to the Roanoke Times. “CNN never gave me a question,” Brazile said of her resignation. Brazile, who is the interim chair of the Democratic National Committee, revealed that she’s still feeling pain over...
  • Michelle Obama Brings Voters’ Trust to Hillary Clinton’s Campaign

    09/13/2016 6:25:38 PM PDT · by mathprof · 108 replies
    NYT ^ | 9/11/2016 | JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS
    Michelle Obama has bridled for years at the confines of life in the White House and has tried to steer clear of the partisan messiness that has consumed her husband and is fueling this year’s bare-knuckled presidential contest. But this week, Mrs. Obama will wade into the campaign fray on behalf of Hillary Clinton, putting her broad popularity and reputation for authenticity to work for a candidate who has suffered from a lack of both. At an event in northern Virginia on Friday, Mrs. Obama will urge voters to register ahead of the state’s Oct. 17 deadline, the first of...
  • 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
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 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 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 on White House: ‘It’s Like I’ve Been Living in a Cave’

    06/16/2016 6:44:46 PM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 29 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 6-16-2016 | 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. (snip) Winfrey replied, “He’s got the swag. Did he always have that swag or has he gotten swaggier?” “No, he was very swagalicious. Look, I told people this from the very start, when I started running Barack Obama is exactly who he says he is. We both are....
  • First lady Michelle Obama, Conan O’Brien to visit US troops in Qatar

    11/01/2015 10:22:05 AM PST · by PROCON · 37 replies
    AP ^ | Nov. 1, 2015
    Michelle Obama is bringing a little bit of Hollywood on her trip to Qatar next week. The first lady is being accompanied by late-night comic and talk-show host Conan O’Brien, who will entertain US troops during a visit to the al-Udeid airbase near the capital of Doha.
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    10/16/2015 12:07:47 PM PDT · by gwgn02 · 13 replies
    DailyMail ^ | 10/16/2015 | Even Bleir
    The decision by officials at a high school in Montana to give up $117,000 in federal money and drop Michelle Obama's healthy lunch program has proved to be a popular and profitable success. Business has been booming in Bozeman High School's cafeteria since its board members voted to drop the National School Lunch Program in a bid to keep students from leaving campus to eat. The lunch program set limits on calories, fat and salt in lunches and mandated that more whole grains, fruits and vegetables should be served in order to curb the onset of childhood obesity.
  • Mayor calls Michelle Obama 'gorilla face,' won't resign

    07/16/2015 10:05:56 AM PDT · by Jyotishi · 105 replies
    Sun Times ^ | Wednesday, July 15, 2015 | Chad Merda
    A mayor in Washington state says he won’t resign after he called First Lady Michelle Obama “gorilla face,” insisting that would mean he’s admitting he’s racist. Airway Heights Mayor Patrick Rushing confirmed to KHQ-6, NBC’s Spokane affiliate, that he indeed did make the offensive statement on his Facebook page, but brushed it off as playful banter between he and his friends. “Gorilla face Michelle, can’t disagree with that,” Rushing wrote. “The woman is not attractive except to monkey man Barack. Check out them ears. LOL.” He’s tried to brush it off as “playful back and forth banter that my friends...
  • Michelle Obama: I Won't Slow Down in 'Final Stretch as First Lady'

    06/18/2015 1:07:57 PM PDT · by PROCON · 75 replies
    weeklystandard.com ^ | June 17, 2015 | DANIEL HALPER
    Michelle Obama pledges not to slow down, despite the fact her second and final term as first lady is winding down. She made the comments in an interview with an Italian publication touting her Let's Move health initiative. The publication asked, "You just celebrated the fifth anniversary of your initiative “Let’s Move!” What are the best results you have achieved and the next goals?" "Through Let’s Move! we have started a new conversation about how we eat and live in the U.S., and the results we’ve seen are beyond anything we could ever have imagined. 1.6 million kids are now...
  • The height of etiquette: Michelle Obama towers over Japanese emperor

    03/19/2015 8:24:12 AM PDT · by traumer · 155 replies
    Michelle Obama has had an awkward start to her visit to Japan as she was pictured towering over Emperor Akihito and stumbling as she tried to bow, shake his hand and curtsey at once. The First Lady, dressed in a florid combination of a blazer and skirt, dwarfed the Emperor in her silver stilettos, while he maintained his composure and smiled politely. She then squatted slightly while shaking his hand, seemingly trying to disguise the difference of height between them. Mrs Obama, who is 5ft 9in tall, also caused embarrassment earlier in the day when she grabbed Akie Abe, wife...
  • Do You NOT Want to RAGE When You See the First Lady in a Decidedly Non-Salute Pose on Veteran's Day?

    11/17/2014 1:22:21 AM PST · by lbryce · 35 replies
    Google Plus ^ | November 16, 2014 | Steve Guttierez
    What a despicable, grotesque, piece of squat, this repulsive miscreant, marital partner of the Fudgepacker-in-Chief, demonstrates herself to be.
  • GOP Activist Says Michelle Obama Resembles Gorilla

    11/16/2014 5:41:21 PM PST · by Jack Hydrazine · 75 replies
    Addicting Info ^ | 15NOV2014 | Ryan Denson
    No, no, no, Republicans aren’t racist. What on Earth would make you think that? In another “isolated incident,” prominent South Carolina Republican Rusty DePass likened an escaped gorilla to First Lady Michelle Obama on his Facebook page. Commenting on a report posted to Facebook about a gorilla escape at a zoo in Columbia, South Carolina, DePass commented: “I’m sure it’s just one of Michelle’s ancestors – probably harmless.” When DePass was busted by online bloggers, he expressed embarrassment and apologized, saying: “I am as sorry as I can be if I offended anyone. The comment was clearly in jest.” But...
  • Michelle Obama Says She'll 'Fight Until the Bitter End' for Healthier School Lunch Standards

    06/12/2014 1:59:31 PM PDT · by Up Yours Marxists · 38 replies
    Star Tribune ^ | June 12, 2014 19:45 GMT | Darlene Superville, Associated Press
    WASHINGTON — Michelle Obama has turned her annual spring garden harvest into a plea for keeping healthier school lunch standards in place. Students who help plant the garden regularly return for the harvest. But on Thursday a few school nutrition directors also attended. A House bill due to be voted on soon would allow some schools to opt out of new standards that require more whole grains, fruits and vegetables in school lunches. The White House has threatened to veto the bill.
  • Michelle Obama: Hanoi Jane's My Role Model and that she admires her political savviness.

    01/22/2014 5:06:34 AM PST · by bestintxas · 43 replies
    newsmax ^ | 1/22/14 | m batley
    First Lady Michelle Obama says Jane Fonda is one of her role models, and that she admires her political savviness. During an interview with People Magazine, Obama listed "Hanoi Jane," as one of the people she would like to look and live like when she's 70 or 80 years old. "There’s Jane Fonda, a beautiful, engaged, politically savvy, sharp woman," Obama said. The comment is likely to enrage Vietnam War veterans who still remember how Fonda, now 76, went to North Vietnam in 1972 and was photographed sitting on an anti-aircraft battery. Fonda denounced U.S. military leaders as "war criminals"...
  • Michelle Obama: Husband 'in the Bathroom All the Time Just Singing'

    11/20/2013 9:58:13 PM PST · by Morgana · 44 replies
    weekly standard ^ | DANIEL HALPER
    In an interview on BET last night with Bow Wow and Keshia Chante, First Lady Michelle Obama talked up her husband, President Barack Obama. "I always say my husband has got swag," said Mrs. Obama. "He’s got a little swag." The audience applauded. Mrs. Obama also said that the president of the United States "sings all the time." She continued, "Oh, yes, he’s in the bathroom all the time just singing." She also praised her husband. "[H]e has got a good voice." Here's video, via the Washington Free Beacon: