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The infamous t-shirt article: Miss Obama's peacenik T-shirt sends a message to G8 leaders
Daily Mail UK ^ | July 9, 2009 | By Charlotte Spratt

Posted on 07/11/2009 7:12:34 PM PDT by Jim Robinson

Her father had just won agreement from the Russians to cut back on the world's stockpiles of nuclear weapons. And Barack Obama's eldest daughter was obviously keen to make her own statement on the issue - even if it was merely a fashion statement.

Just 48 hours after the U.S. President signed agreements with Russian president Dmitry Medvedev to reduce weapon stores, 11-year-old Malia Obama was spotted wearing not one, but two T-shirts with an anti-nuclear message.

She wore the tops emblazoned with the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament's famous logo as her father prepared for three days of G8 talks in Italy.

http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2009/07/08/article-1198393-05A4CFB5000005DC-686_468x676.jpg

Caption: Statement dresser: Malia Obama in a T-shirt bearing the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament symbol in Rome ahead of the G8 summit

First there was a grey T-shirt bearing the CND logo to visit the Colosseum in Rome with her mother Michelle and seven-year-old sister Sasha. Then during the visit she swapped it for a mottled white and grey top also bearing the logo.

The symbol, designed for the CND in 1958, is now widely used to signify peace and is also an international sign for anti-war protesters.

Mr Obama spent two days in Moscow this week meeting president Dmitry Medvedev and prime minister and former president Vladimir Putin.

There the American and Russian leaders agreed a landmark deal to reduce their stockpiles of nuclear weapons.

http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2009/07/08/article-1198393-05A551C3000005DC-448_468x491.jpg

Caption: Making faces: Michelle Obama has fun with her daughter in the Italian capital

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: alinsky; americanchicken; childabuse; daughter; gramsci; malia; obama; obamafamily; peaceniks; tshirt; victimology
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The Obamas dress and parade their young children like radical 60's peaceniks while representing America during an international mission.
1 posted on 07/11/2009 7:12:35 PM PDT by Jim Robinson
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To: Jim Robinson
peace shirt
2 posted on 07/11/2009 7:15:44 PM PDT by Steve Van Doorn (*in my best Eric cartman voice* 'I love you guys')
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To: Jim Robinson

Good catch. The GAP endorsement money must be sweeeeeet and oh-so addictive! They know they ahve four short years to cash in. They’re on it!

I used to give my own kids hell when they’d trott down to breakfast in the morning decked out in Tommy Hillfigger this or that. I’d ask, “So, when do you get your check from Mr. H for all of the FREE advertising you give his clothing company?”

Clueless! (I didn’t buy those clothes; they felt they were worth working extra jobs for. They’ve since come to their senses, LOL!)

Am I the ONLY one that perceives that these two Commies are MILKING America for Travel Miles and product placement deals?

Gawd, I loathe them.


3 posted on 07/11/2009 7:18:30 PM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (Save The Earth. It's The Only Planet With Chocolate.)
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To: Steve Van Doorn

4 posted on 07/11/2009 7:19:06 PM PDT by omega4179 (Anti Obamaphile)
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To: Jim Robinson

I don’t pay much attention ot the political leanings of children. I guess the G8 String people can if they want.


5 posted on 07/11/2009 7:19:52 PM PDT by healy61
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To: Steve Van Doorn

She may only be eleven years old and it’s not her fault but looks like the Obamas use their children as political billboards. And this during an international “arms” summit?

Sorry. Unacceptable. And it has absolutely nothing whatsoever to do with race.


7 posted on 07/11/2009 7:21:38 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Follow me on Twitter: http://twitter.com/jimrobfr)
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The state-run media certainly are trying to make them camelot, praising the fashion of the One’s wife. If we had 20 assistants and money for expensive handbags (the one she took to NY for that $250,000 date was I believe priced at $1500.00) and clothes just think how glamorous our lives would be. It is shameful the money they waste with so many out of work, the rest of us trying to stretch the budget, getting ready for the tax load to increase.
They should enjoy it fast, they are looking as one term as Jimmy Carter.
Then we have Sarah, with her $25.00 wedding band and consignment shop clothes. And she REALLY looks like a million bucks. She is one of the few that looks great in anything. She will make a far superior president, hope she is ready for 2012. Can’t wait!


8 posted on 07/11/2009 7:22:32 PM PDT by libbylu ( Palin begins from Wasilla not only a campaign, an Iditarod of a crusade)
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To: Steve Van Doorn
"The Obamas dress and parade their young children like radical 60's peaceniks while representing America during an international mission. "

Didn't I read several places that Sarah Palin was exploiting her children by dragging them around with her? Oh, wait--she's conservative.

vaudine

9 posted on 07/11/2009 7:23:41 PM PDT by vaudine
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To: Jim Robinson

This is a massive non-issue. We’re all in favor of peace.

“Peace is not absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means.”

Ronald Reagan


10 posted on 07/11/2009 7:23:53 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: Jim Robinson
The Obamas dress and parade their young children like radical 60's peaceniks while representing America during an international mission.

But we're not supposed to say anything about the international affair. We're to pretend we didn't see it, sit silent with 1,000 mile stares and "leave the kids out of it" regardless of whether we're scandalized or not.

We are however, permitted to denegrate a 1 year old baby with Downes Syndrome and make jokes about a 14 year old girl getting raped at a baseball game.

FR needs to get its priorities straight.

11 posted on 07/11/2009 7:24:51 PM PDT by AAABEST (And the light shineth in darkness: and the darkness did not comprehend it)
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To: bigbob

Peace through superior firepower.


12 posted on 07/11/2009 7:25:15 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Follow me on Twitter: http://twitter.com/jimrobfr)
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To: Jim Robinson

If she was trying to make a statement, I’d have loaned her my old “16 empty missiles tubes and a mushroom cloud. Now it’s Miller Time” shirt.


15 posted on 07/11/2009 7:28:06 PM PDT by Bryanw92 (Question O-thority!)
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To: Jim Robinson

Yep. They’re a real classy bunch.


16 posted on 07/11/2009 7:29:07 PM PDT by Lurker (The avalanche has begun. The pebbles no longer have a vote.)
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To: omega4179

BUMP


18 posted on 07/11/2009 7:31:43 PM PDT by LucyJo ("...guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism...". George Washington)
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To: omega4179

Peace through superior firepower.

Truth.

One poster here described the peace sign as the original coward chicken scratch or some such. That’s true, too. In the late 60s, the symbol was symbolic for anti-Nam, not just anti-war.

While it is inappropriate to discuss minor children of politicians, it is also inappropriate to use them politically, especially in an international venue. To be actively negotiating with the Russians on missile defense and Afghanistan at the same time your family members were parading around in peace signs would be analogous to negotiating with nazi-types in klan robes/getups—or, showing yourself with soles of your shoes when talking to Netanyahu (not that anyone would do that, of course).


19 posted on 07/11/2009 7:32:35 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Fili et Spiritus Sancti.)
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To: Jim Robinson
FWIW........


President-elect Barack Obama and his daughters Sasha, left, and Malia, right,
visit to the Honolulu Zoo in Honolulu, Hawaii, Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2008.
(AP Photo/Lawrence Jackson)

Source

20 posted on 07/11/2009 7:32:40 PM PDT by hole_n_one
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“The state-run media certainly are trying to make them camelot, praising the fashion of the One’s wife...”

It's funny how NO ONE is wearing boob-belts in America or in Europe. It seems that only Mrs. O and the SRM like the way she looks. I guess we ain't "suckas" after all. ; )

21 posted on 07/11/2009 7:33:39 PM PDT by Chgogal (American Mugabe, get your arse out of my bank, my car, my doctor's office & my elec. utility.)
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To: Jim Robinson
But where is her Che Guevara t shirt?

Can't leave home without it. Where's David Shuster now?

22 posted on 07/11/2009 7:34:56 PM PDT by Stepan12 (Palin & Bolton in 2012)
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To: bigbob

The Peacenik movement must have been before your time because you don’t understand what those shirts stood for.


23 posted on 07/11/2009 7:35:40 PM PDT by balls ("Our government isn't ours any more" - stockpirate)
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To: Jim Robinson
Thank you for posting. It is a shame that the Obamas are using their delightful children as cheap, unsuspecting propaganda tools a la the the Kremlin/KGB of yore.
24 posted on 07/11/2009 7:36:43 PM PDT by Chgogal (American Mugabe, get your arse out of my bank, my car, my doctor's office & my elec. utility.)
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To: Chgogal

Those boob belts look really bad from the back. I watch What Not to Wear once in a while, they teach to emphasize the smallest part of the “waist”. But I have never seen them cinch up a belt that high.


25 posted on 07/11/2009 7:37:55 PM PDT by libbylu ( Palin begins from Wasilla not only a campaign, an Iditarod of a crusade)
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To: Jim Robinson

At least this journalist understood the meaning of the shirt, and why the Obama’s would have chosen to make their daughter wear that particular shirt.

It is shameful and embarrassing to have a President who would use his daughter to “send a message”, or who would think that a t-shirt with a peace symbol would persuade anybody to change their opinions.

But we have a President who is all symbolism and no substance.


26 posted on 07/11/2009 7:38:15 PM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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To: Jim Robinson
With Clinton it was "symbolism over substance!"

With the current first family, symbolism IS substance!!!

27 posted on 07/11/2009 7:40:19 PM PDT by SierraWasp (Galloping suffocating American Socialism stinks like BO!!!)
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To: libbylu
Mrs. O has very little fashions sense. Otherwise everyone would be emulating her. They are not. Fortunately for us Mrs. O has not caught on and she is giving us one belly laugh after another. I wonder what The Designers are truly thinking and saying behind her back? I know I'm snickering.
28 posted on 07/11/2009 7:42:27 PM PDT by Chgogal (American Mugabe, get your arse out of my bank, my car, my doctor's office & my elec. utility.)
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To: Jim Robinson

The footprint of the American Chicken is a shameful track.

To outfit the kids with the CND shirts is akin to child prostitution. I do not get my kids to wear shirts with anyone’s name on it or logo. Especially political.

I do have a T shirt given to me by the local blood bank that I donate blood to, but that is entirely another matter.


29 posted on 07/11/2009 7:44:13 PM PDT by MarkBsnr ( I would not believe in the Gospel if the authority of the Catholic Church did not move me to do so.)
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To: combat_boots

It is not improper to discuss children of politicians.
It is improper and despicable to ridicule and lie about children of politicians, especially underage children. Say for example the Palin children. If the Obama children had been treated as such, people would have lost jobs. The state-run media would have torn them apart.
Instead the state-run media protect the One and his from even true news, and propagate the hate against the Palins.


30 posted on 07/11/2009 7:45:09 PM PDT by libbylu ( Palin begins from Wasilla not only a campaign, an Iditarod of a crusade)
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To: Stepan12

Just don’t say the obamas are pimping out their daughter to the World Socialist Movement. Commenting about “pimping out” can get ya suspended. Ask David Shuster.

Is that a secret service guy with her, or an MC Hammer wannabe? (Can’t touch this!)


31 posted on 07/11/2009 7:47:52 PM PDT by silverleaf (Save the earth. It's the only planet with chocolate!)
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Obama’s job approval ratings are plummeting.

Just watch how far the media will go to prop him up.

You ain’t seen nothin’ yet.


32 posted on 07/11/2009 7:49:03 PM PDT by Rodney Dangerfield (Sarah Palin 2012 - Yes She Can!)
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To: libbylu

True.


33 posted on 07/11/2009 7:50:45 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Fili et Spiritus Sancti.)
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To: omega4179

I always liked this one;

“Peace through superior firepower!”


34 posted on 07/11/2009 7:50:47 PM PDT by rfreedom4u (Diversity causes division and resentment.)
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To: Jim Robinson

A child who just turned eleven wants to make a political statement on nuclear disarmament?

GIVE ME A BREAK

The o’s exploited their child in a blatantly abusive way.

IMHO


35 posted on 07/11/2009 7:51:19 PM PDT by Carley (OBAMA IS A MALEVOLENT FORCE IN THE WORLD)
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Agreed, but not so unusual. I dressed my daughter as a little bee from her earliest years to boost honey sales at a local market. The BO’s are doing the same. Shilling kids is pretty common and usually benign, but the Marxist aims of the BO’s is another thing altogether.

Poor kids.

36 posted on 07/11/2009 7:51:25 PM PDT by WorkingClassFilth (Sarah Palin is our next President - start supporting her NOW!)
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To: libbylu

Fashion! You wanna see FASHION?

Well.......my shorts are too big so I have them safety pinned at the waist.

Now THERE is High Fashion!

:)
:)
:)


37 posted on 07/11/2009 7:53:13 PM PDT by Bradís Gramma (BG x 2 (and a heartbeat was heard today....))
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To: silverleaf

I bet that was a Secret Service agent. Not all of them wear the infamous suits, especially with the kids. They need to blend in and have the kids feel comfortable with them.


38 posted on 07/11/2009 7:53:32 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: Carley

I think Mr. Schuster of MSNBC is an expert at making comments about politicians ‘pimping out’ their kids. I wonder if he’ll have the same journalistic integrity... lol.. sorry, journalistic integrity and MSNBC in the same paragraph.. even Carlos Mencia couldn’t write a joke that good.


39 posted on 07/11/2009 7:55:22 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: WorkingClassFilth

The First Family represents America.


40 posted on 07/11/2009 7:56:45 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Follow me on Twitter: http://twitter.com/jimrobfr)
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To: WorkingClassFilth

How much do you think Malia’s designer-label sunglasses cost?


41 posted on 07/11/2009 7:58:12 PM PDT by unsycophant
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To: mnehring

Oh, he was “blending in” with the Russians..or was it the Italians?

To a terrorist, a secret service agent dressed up like a homeboy in the middle of a european city..just increased the unique signature of the target, imho.


42 posted on 07/11/2009 7:59:08 PM PDT by silverleaf (Save the earth. It's the only planet with chocolate!)
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To: silverleaf

With the kids, but if you travel to Europe, he would blend in pretty well, nothing unusual about that, typical youth fashion in the first world.. I think by the fact so few have made comments thinking he was a Secret Service agent has proven the point.


43 posted on 07/11/2009 8:02:42 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: Brad's Gramma

lolol


44 posted on 07/11/2009 8:02:50 PM PDT by libbylu ( Palin begins from Wasilla not only a campaign, an Iditarod of a crusade)
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To: libbylu

:)


45 posted on 07/11/2009 8:05:48 PM PDT by Bradís Gramma (BG x 2 (and a heartbeat was heard today....))
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To: Jim Robinson

For those of us who lived through the 60’s the message is clear.


46 posted on 07/11/2009 8:08:22 PM PDT by Balata
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To: Rodney Dangerfield

My kid is on facebook having a “discussion” about his 60% disapproval rating right now. :)


47 posted on 07/11/2009 8:09:07 PM PDT by huldah1776 ( Worthy is the Lamb)
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To: Jim Robinson

There you go. This 11 year old isn’t just anybody’s child.
She is the daughter of the POTUS.

And, she isn’t playing on the swing set in the back yard with her little friends.

She is a pre-teen child accompanying her father, the POTUS, on the world stage at an international summit. The symbol may have been on her T-shirt, but the message to the world was from her parents.


48 posted on 07/11/2009 8:09:49 PM PDT by LucyJo ("...guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism...". George Washington)
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To: Jim Robinson; All
The Kos Kiddies are watching us. Everyone play nice!
49 posted on 07/11/2009 8:13:07 PM PDT by kristinn (Latest FR Convention info: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2277012/posts)
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To: healy61

Hopefully she’ll become a rebellious teenager and turn into Christian conservative patriot, the polar opposite of her parents.


50 posted on 07/11/2009 8:17:22 PM PDT by skr (May God confound the enemy)
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