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  • Food fight: Military leaders deploying to save Michelle O’s school lunch overhaul

    08/13/2014 12:47:15 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 27 replies
    EAGnews.org ^ | August 12, 2014 | Kyle Olson
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Some 500 former military leaders are deploying to Capitol Hill in an attempt to save Michelle Obama’s changes to the National School Lunch Program. Politico reports:
  • First Lady Michelle Obama raises money for Democrats in Chicago

    07/25/2014 7:43:38 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 8 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | July 25, 2014 | By Rick Pearson
    First Lady Michelle Obama returned to her hometown Thursday and decried the effects of gun violence on Chicago’s youth as she told a group of campaign donors to “write the biggest, fattest check that you can possibly write” to help Democrats make a better future for children. The First Lady noted that all children deserve a bright future of opportunity, but it was not happening in some Chicago neighborhoods. Donors paid from $500 per person to $20,000 per couple, and the First Lady asked them to give more.
  • Michelle Obama Vows To 'Take A Break' From French Fries

    07/18/2014 10:06:59 AM PDT · by bkopto · 36 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 18, 2014 | CHARLIE SPIERING
    First Lady Michelle Obama revealed Friday that she has decided to “take a break” from french fries at the White House Kids State Dinner. The First Lady made her comments during President Obama’s speech at the dinner, where he revealed the eating habits of his family. Obama revealed that his biggest food vice was chips and guacamole. “When I see a bowl of chips and guacamole, I lose my mind,” Obama said. He also revealed that Michelle Obama’s biggest weakness was french fries before she interrupted him. “I’m making a vow, I’m going to take a break from French Fries,”...
  • Mrs. Obama Declares War on Chick-fil-A

    07/15/2014 12:07:55 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 54 replies
    Fox News Radio ^ | 07/15/2014 | Todd Starnes
    The First Lady of these United States has declared war on Chick-fil-A. It seems the home of plump juicy breasts and hot buttered buns has run afoul of the new Smart Snacks in School program. The program is a component of Mrs. Obama’s Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. The new government regulations require snack items served in public schools to have less than two hundred calories. That includes vending machines, lunch rooms and other campus food venues. And that’s really bad news for kids at South Carolina’s Socastee High School. They’ve just learned they will no longer be allowed...
  • Michelle Obama In Hot Water Over Racial Slur

    06/26/2014 7:56:38 PM PDT · by kingattax · 60 replies
    Mad World News ^ | JUNE 26, 2014 | AMANDA SHEA
    It seems as though the racist accusations have turned on First Lady Michelle Obama after she made a grammar gaffe on Monday while speaking about part-time job salaries. Unlike when she inappropriately slanders someone or something for being racist, in her recent offending comments she was in fact acting the part. The First Lady used the word “gypped” while describing the earnings for part-time jobs, with specific regard to when she herself was a working mother as an ABC news reporter at the White House Summit on Working Families. The remark is now drawing some criticism from media outlets for...
  • Book: Oprah Winfrey calls Michelle Obama 'tiresome,' prefers Hillary Clinton

    06/24/2014 8:56:26 PM PDT · by lbryce · 23 replies
    Washington Examiner copied by Weasel Zippers copied by Right Wing News ^ | June 23, 2014 | by Paul Bedard, Washington Examiner
    Original Title:New Book: Oprah Calls Michelle Obama and Valerie Jarrett “Tiresome”, Says They Are “Walking Agendas” Who Always Want Something Ed Klein’s new book is giving Americans lots of juicy information about what life with the Royal Family — excuse me, First Family — is like. One of the juicy tidbits is that Oprah, the person that leaves Democrats clamoring for her backing, can’t stand Michelle Obama. ADVERTISEMENT Time's 100 Most Influential People in the World - Cocktails and Dinner The lovey-dovey public relationship between Oprah Winfrey and the President and Michelle Obama is a mirage, according to a new...
  • Michelle Obama wants a woman president "as soon as possible"

    06/24/2014 9:06:55 AM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 105 replies
    cbsnews.com ^ | June 23, 2014, | Rebecca Kaplan
    The U.S. should elect a woman as president "as soon as possible," first lady Michelle Obama said Monday at the first-ever White House Summit on Working Families. "I think this country is ready," the first lady in response to a question from ABC's Robin Roberts about when a woman should be elected to the highest office in the country. Obama didn't call out former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton by name, so it was no endorsement - and she also said that qualifications matter more than gender.
  • Obama longs to break out of White House bubble

    06/15/2014 7:28:52 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 80 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 15 Jun 2014 | NEDRA PICKLER
    RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — It's perhaps appropriate that President Barack Obama is vacationing this weekend in California, where the state flag features a roaming grizzly. The restless president, who has compared himself to a caged animal on recent wanderings by declaring the "bear is loose," took a long Father's Day weekend away with his wife and older daughter. The visit to the desert resort area of Palm Springs is one of the ways Obama has been trying to escape during his sixth year cloistered in the White House. "I think frankly we've all been through a cold and bitter...
  • Yuck: Michelle for Senate 2016?

    06/08/2014 4:20:07 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 46 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 8, 2014 | Jeff Crouere
    Due to the 22nd amendment to the U.S. Constitution, Barack Obama is barred from serving a third presidential term. This is a godsend since our country may not survive another four years of President Obama. Fortunately, more Americans are realizing the damage he has done to our country. This explains why his approval numbers are mired in the low 40's and the prospects for the Democrat Party in the mid-term elections are not very rosy. Despite Barack Obama's disastrous record as President, there are many Democrat Party leaders in his adopted home state in Illinois who are longing for his...
  • What Maya Angelou taught Michelle Obama about black beauty

    06/07/2014 5:54:29 PM PDT · by ilovesarah2012 · 68 replies
    washingtonpost.com ^ | June 7, 2014 | Vanessa Williams
    Michelle Obama has largely ignored unflattering critiques of her physical appearance, often tinged with racial overtones, that have been lobbed by people who apparently still have not accepted the fact that African Americans inhabit the White House. At a memorial service Saturday for poet Maya Angelou, who died last week at age 86, Obama offered revealing insights about how she and other black women sometimes define their beauty in the context of the larger society’s standards. The first time I read “Phenomenal Woman,” I was struck by how she celebrated black women’s beauty like no one had ever dared to...
  • Senator Michelle Obama is a sequel we don’t need

    06/07/2014 2:04:35 PM PDT · by AU72 · 35 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | June 7, 2014 | Howie Carr
    Moochelle Obama for the Senate? I think I’ve seen this movie before. Let me guess, she’s the smartest woman in America. And she’s one of the 100 best lawyers in America — oh, that’s right, she doesn’t have a license to practice anymore. So that’s one thing the pajama boys of the state-controlled media won’t be able to gush about as the tingles run up their legs. When does this nightmare end? Yesterday, her husband shows up for the 70th anniversary of D-Day, a solemn occasion by any measure, and he’s chewing gum. And now Mrs. Mooch is being “urged”...
  • MICHELLE OBAMA: I LOVE NANCY PELOSI

    06/04/2014 12:53:31 AM PDT · by kingattax · 17 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3 Jun 2014 | by CHARLIE SPIERING
    First Lady Michelle Obama gushed over House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi at a recent DCCC fundraiser in Boston, Massachusetts, calling her “fabulous,” “tireless,” “amazing,” “fearless,” and “deeply passionate.” “I also want to recognize our fabulous leader, Leader Nancy Pelosi, for her outstanding leadership every day in Congress,” the First Lady said in front of the Democratic donors. “I’m going to embarrass you because, you know, I love Nancy Pelosi. Barack Obama loves Nancy Pelosi,” she added. “It’s just amazing to watch her in action. She is tireless. She is fearless. She is so deeply passionate about making a difference in...
  • First Lady Fashions: Who Pays for Those Incredible Outfits?

    06/02/2014 11:30:16 AM PDT · by kristinn · 29 replies
    The AP via Globe & Mail ^ | Monday, June 2, 2014 | Nancy Benac
    Michelle Obama’s fashionable clothing has become something of a given in her five-plus years as first lady. Yet her wardrobe still is the subject of endless public fascination and one long-simmering question: Who pays for those incredible outfits? It’s no small matter. Her high-low fashion choices mix everyday, off-the-rack fare with custom creations from top designers whose gowns can run into five figures. SNIP It takes money to pull that off, month after month. Those three dresses by themselves could add up to more than $15,000 retail, not to mention accessories such as shoes and jewellery. Is it the taxpayers...
  • NEW REPORT: More Than 1 Million Kids Have Stopped Eating Michelle Obama’s “Healthy” School Lunches…

    05/24/2014 4:21:19 PM PDT · by kingattax · 25 replies
    Rightwing News ^ | May 24, 2014 | Tiffiny Ruegner
    Michelle Obama’s new dietary restrictions is so bad that they can’t even GIVE the food away. A million kids have turned away from Obama’s school lunch and schools are feeling the huge hit. Via The Hill: More than a million kids confronted by healthier school lunches are turning up their noses, leaving the cafeteria and heading out to get a burger instead. The difficulty in getting students to eat lower-fat, lower-sodium meals is at the center of a food fight between House Republicans and first lady Michelle Obama that erupted this week.
  • National School Lunch Program Embarrassment Continues

    04/13/2014 1:03:17 PM PDT · by neverdem · 29 replies
    Reason ^ | April 12, 2014 | Baylen Linnekin
    The USDA has managed to make school lunches stink even more. So why does the government continue?>School lunches still stink. But now unprecedented numbers of students are refusing to eat them.Last month I noted that a GAO report had found that last school year's disastrous rollout of the updated USDA National School Lunch Program helped drive 1.6 million paying students from the lunch rolls. The new rules led some schools to abandon the program, as I reported in 2012. What's more, the new rules, championed by First Lady Michelle Obama, have also resulted in unprecedented mountains of food waste.As I...
  • Michelle Obama Recalls Surviving American Death Camps

    03/30/2014 10:26:19 AM PDT · by rktman · 53 replies
    The Peoples Cube ^ | 3/26/2014 | Komissar Blogunov
    Speaking to a group of awestruck Chinese citizens, Michelle Obama recounted her years of oppression as a victim of racism and how she survived the American extermination camps. "There were laws in America that discriminated against people like me because of the color of our skin," said Michelle. A sharp inward gasp was heard as the interpreter finished her comment in Mandarin.
  • White House ex-aide: First Lady Michelle Obama has turned East Wing into 'worst wing'

    03/26/2014 4:09:08 AM PDT · by mgist · 70 replies
    NY Daily NEWS ^ | 3/25/14 | leslie Larson
    White House ex-aide: First Lady Michelle Obama has turned East Wing into 'worst wing' Reid Cherlin describes Michelle Obama's office as a "miserable place to work," where every meeting was an identity crisis and the wrong dress was just as bad as a failed policy initiative. The glamorous First Lady cares so much about her clothes, the wrong skirt is considered a serious 'f--k up,' an ex-aide dishes. Playing the role of First Lady has squelched Michelle Obama’s spirit, and she’s turned the East Wing into the “worst wing,” a former White House aide claims. The First Lady’s office has...
  • D.C. May Soon Tell You What to Eat to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

    03/25/2014 12:49:48 AM PDT · by kingattax · 25 replies
    The Foundry ^ | March 24, 2014 | Mallory Carr and Daren Bakst
    The Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) may soon be telling you what you should eat to reduce your “carbon footprint.” In order to—ostensibly—prevent global warming and reduce our national carbon footprint, Washington is already telling Americans what light bulbs they can buy, and what buildings in which they should want to live and work. Now, food could be the next frontier. Currently, the USDA and HHS are drafting their 2015 Dietary Guidelines. Every five years, the USDA and HHS issue recommendations for Americans on what constitutes a healthy diet. As Dr. Barbara...
  • Michelle: 'There Were Actually Laws in America that Allowed Discrimination Against Black People

    03/25/2014 4:44:19 AM PDT · by ilovesarah2012 · 95 replies
    weeklystandard.com ^ | March 25, 2014 | DANIEL HALPER
    First Lady Michelle Obama talked about America as she visited a school today in China. She talked about the American dream: And my story isn’t unusual in America. Some of our most famous athletes, like LeBron James, and artists, like the singer Janelle Monae, came from struggling families like mine, as do many business leaders -- like Howard Schultz. He’s the head of a company called Starbucks, which many of you may have heard of. When Mr. Schultz was a boy his father lost his job, leaving their family destitute. But Mr. Schultz worked hard. He got a scholarship to...
  • Beijing hotel workers already 'fed up' with Obama entourage

    03/21/2014 2:38:36 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 139 replies
    www.dailymail.co.uk/ ^ | 03-21-2014 | By David Martosko, U.s. Political Editor
    FULL TITLE: Beijing hotel workers already 'fed up' with Obama entourage in 3400-square-foot, $8,350-per-night suite inconveniencing 'pretty much everyone' – and the first lady's mother is 'barking at the staff' Michelle Obama and three of her family members are staying in a $8,350-per-night Beijing presidential suite, but despite a 24-hour butler and other perks that come with the lodging, her entourage has inconvenienced 'pretty much everyone' and made the hotel staff 'fed up,' a well-placed hotel staffer has told MailOnline. The sumptuous pad at the Westin Beijing Chaoyang hotel – its website calls the room 'an oasis of comfort –...
  • Michelle Obama, Daughters Make Stylish Arrival in China, Promote Family Time

    03/20/2014 11:33:12 AM PDT · by bkopto · 113 replies
    Latino Post ^ | Mar 20, 2014 | Yara Simon
    Michelle Obama and her daughters, Sasha and Malia, are in China to promote family, a U.S.-China diplomacy, and they are doing it in style. Obama wore a leather-and-suede patchwork Derek Lam dress. She paired it with thigh high boots, and seemed to be dressed for slightly chilly weather. Sasha and Malia were equally as chic. The sisters wore complementary outfits, as they are known to do. Sasha wore a velvet red skirt, a black top and tights. Malia wore a shiny silver pleated skirt and a brown shirt. The Obamas were invited by another stylish lady, Chinese First Lady Peng...
  • Michelle Obama Looks to Ease Mistrust on China Trip

    03/18/2014 7:04:52 PM PDT · by lbryce · 61 replies
    Space War ^ | March 18, 2014 | Staff
    Michelle Obama will look to dispel growing mistrust between the United States and China through a weeklong tour of the Asian power focused deliberately on soft issues, officials said Monday. Accompanied by her two daughters and mother, the US first lady will head Wednesday on a tour to some of China's most celebrated sites including the Great Wall, the ancient terracotta warrior sculptures of Xian and a panda preserve. White House officials said that Michelle Obama would not take up the myriad disputes between the two nations but would instead speak about educational exchanges and emphasize US goodwill toward the...
  • As Russia Swallows Up Crimea… Obama Plans Yet Another Vacation for This Weekend

    03/05/2014 7:26:32 PM PST · by kristinn · 43 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | Wednesday, March 5, 2014 | Kristinn Taylor
    President Barack Obama, the hardest working man in show business, is planning a family weekend vacation in south Florida this Thursday. This comes on the heels of the Obama family’s his & her separate Washington’s Birthday weekend vacations (three weeks ago), which followed on the Obama family’s Hawaii Christmas vacation that First Lady Michelle Obama stayed on well in to January (nine weeks ago) after the rest of the family returned to Washington. CNN Coverage Manager Steve Brusk reported on Twitter: President and first lady go to Miami area for education event tomorrow, and had planned to stay for family...
  • Girls’ Night Out: First Lady Michelle Obama Attends A Concert In Annapolis

    03/04/2014 6:40:03 PM PST · by workerbee · 20 replies
    CBSBaltimore ^ | 3/4/14 | Monique Griego
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ)—We’re used to seeing First Lady Michelle Obama at a podium addressing crowds, but even she needs a girls’ night out once in a while. This weekend she chose a small venue in Annapolis to let her hair down. The first lady and three of her girlfriends attended a concert at Ram’s Head On Stage in Annapolis. The staff there says they had no idea she was coming up until right before the show! Sunday night started off pretty normal for Zach Price. As general manager of Rams Head On Stage in Annapolis, he was getting things ready...
  • ‘Let’s Move!’ calls the waste of 141 trillion calories of food per year ‘inspirational’

    02/24/2014 6:18:09 PM PST · by orwell2112 · 29 replies
    Thoughtgrime ^ | February 25, 2014 | Sisyphus
    WASHINGTON — (TG) “Let’s Move!,” the anti-obesity campaign launched by First Lady Michelle Obama, is rushing to the defense of Americans in the wake of a shameful study by the Department of Agriculture revealing that despite a raging epidemic of obesity that shows no sign of abating, nearly one third of the food produced in the U.S. ends up in the trash rather than in one of the nation’s 316 million ever-expanding stomachs. That stacks up to 33 million tons – worth an estimated $161 billion and containing a staggering 141 trillion calories of energy – discarded each year. While...
  • Viewers furious Michelle Obama ruined the ‘Puppy Bowl’: ‘Is nothing safe?’

    02/04/2014 4:33:02 PM PST · by SJackson · 59 replies
    Bizpacreview ^ | February 3, 2014
    For some, Animal Planet’s annual “Puppy Bowl” is more sacred than the Super Bowl. CNN summed it up in a nutshell: . . . the sublime result of pairing a bunch of wiggly puppies — 66, in fact — with squeaky toys and a mini-stadium set. Add a “rufferee” and a kitty-filled halftime, and every floppy tackle or slobbered-on football inspires an unintelligible burst of baby talk and giggles. That’s the power of puppies! Maybe it’s not for everyone, but those who love it want to keep politics out, and who can blame them? This year, Michelle Obama had to...
  • Move over Jared: Michelle Obama becomes Subway's newest celeb partner

    01/23/2014 10:02:36 AM PST · by Nachum · 103 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 1/14/14 | Dave Boyer
    They probably won’t promote their 6-inch big hot pastrami sandwich, but the Subway chain of restaurants is partnering with first lady Michelle Obama’s campaign to persuade kids to eat healthier meals. Subway and the first lady’s office announced a three-year commitment Thursday in support of Mrs. Obama’s “Let’s Move” campaign. The sandwich shops will promote efforts aimed at getting children to eat more fruits and vegetables. Subway offers a variety of low-fat sandwiches on its menu, along with choices that probably wouldn’t get the first lady’s approval, such as the six-inch chicken and bacon ranch melt with cheese, which contains...
  • Al Roker on going to first lady’s 50th: ‘Literally a house party' at the White House

    01/20/2014 5:35:00 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    NBC's Today Show ^ | January 20, 2014 | Eun Kyung Kim
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)There was a not-so-super-secret dance party going on at the most recognizable mansion in the nation’s capital Saturday night. A birthday party to celebrate Michelle Obama's 50th birthday took place at the White House, and it was studded with celebrities, including Bill and Hillary Clinton, Stevie Wonder, Paul McCartney, Smokey Robinson, James Taylor, Gladys Knight and Herbie Hancock. Guests were treated to performances by Beyoncé and John Legend. Among the 500 guests were TODAY's own Al Roker and his wife, ABC correspondent Deborah Roberts. Speaking to the TODAY team by phone Monday morning, Roker described the event as "literally a...
  • Michelle Obama's 50th: 'Such a fun, fun party' (Parties past 3 a.m. w/ Beyoncé, McCartney, etc.)

    01/19/2014 5:25:01 PM PST · by kristinn · 34 replies
    The Chicago Tribune ^ | Sunday, Janaury 19, 2014 | Katherine Skiba
    Beyonce and Stevie Wonder rocked the White House at a star-studded, late-night dance party celebrating first lady Michelle Obama's 50th birthday, two guests told the Tribune on Sunday. President Barack Obama and daughters Malia and Sasha joined family friends, elected officials, entertainers, athletes, business executives and big donors at the gala, which kicked off Saturday and lasted until the wee hours Sunday morning, the sources said. The event was closed to the press, and the White House did not release a guest list or any other details. But two guests spoke to the Tribune on condition of anonymity, describing a...
  • Barack and Mooch no longer a loving DC couple?

    01/19/2014 8:45:52 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 31 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 1/19/14 | Suzanne Eovaldi
    The 22 year marriage of Barack and Michelle Obama is on the verge of exploding into a shocking international divorce drama according to this week’s NATIONAL ENQUIRER, a widely read social newspaper which broke the John Edwards double life drama. To avoid crossing copyright laws, here is just one sentence from this week’s issue:(1) “Obama publicly humiliated the first lady by snapping a SELFIE” with the gorgeous blond prime minister of Denmark at the memorial for Nelson Mandela! Photos of both the President and first lady reveal facial expressions like thunderclouds, and the article goes on to detail even more...
  • Happy Birthday MO! There's NO way to thank you for all you’ve done!

    01/19/2014 8:32:45 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 9 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 1-19-2014 | MOTUS
    Happy Birthday card from AARP: Best wishes and sincere thanks for all you’ve done for us! You’ve probably noticed: the photo embargo, backed by the full faith, credit and retaliatory power of the U.S. government, was in full force for Lady M’s big, historic, Fab Fifty bash last night. So it’s unlikely that you will see much of the actual party that you paid for. The photo-Gestapo gendarmes were out in full force. As of this morning they had confiscated “detained” over 350 cameras and smartphones that will be scanned for data by the NSA before and if they are...
  • Stars come out for Michelle Obama's birthday party

    01/19/2014 7:28:34 AM PST · by MeshugeMikey · 42 replies
    CNN ^ | January 19 2014 | no attribution
    "Michelle Obama's invitations caused a little controversy last week when it was revealed they said only drinks and light snacks would be served. The food choices didn't appear to bother any of those who went. They mostly wanted to talk about how great the 50-year-old first lady looked, and how much in love President Obama is with his wife. "They mostly wanted to talk about how great the 50-year-old first lady looked, and how much in love President Obama is with his wife. "
  • ABC Swoons: 50 Ways to Celebrate Michelle Obama’s Birthday

    01/17/2014 11:10:48 AM PST · by RightGeek · 31 replies
    National Review ^ | 1/17/2014 | Andrew Johnson
    In preparation for the first lady’s 50th birthday on Saturday, ABC News has served up a fawning list 50 ways to celebrate the occasion. It highlights Michelle Obama’s most memorable and glamorous moments. Below, ten examples from the list, which you can read in full here: Dance to Beyonce Move into a massive new house with your family and invite your mother to move in too Make the cover of Vogue Buy a Jason Wu dress Hang out with your friend, Oprah Roll your eyes at House Speaker John Boehner or the Danish prime minister Hug, kiss and fist bump the...
  • The Secrets to Michelle Obama’s “Signature Look”

    01/16/2014 8:21:47 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 46 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 1-16-2014 | MOTUS
    Since Lady M is back from her “me-time” with the girls and looking all “refreshed” and foxy – all without any of my special effects:Since she’s doing so well without me I decided to hang out here at the Sundance Festival until I’m needed back at the Big White for “The Party” of the half-century this Saturday. So I took the opportunity to catch up on my email. Look at this fascinating message I found in my inbox: Hi MOTUS, I thought you may be interested in this graphic that celebrates our fashionable First Lady Michelle Obama, in honor of...
  • Rumours of marriage problems threaten to overshadow Michelle Obama's 50th birthday

    01/12/2014 4:10:18 PM PST · by garjog · 79 replies
    The Australian Times ^ | January 12, 2014 | TONY ALLEN-MILLS
    The Enquirer has earned a measure of respectability in Washington with its reporting of political scandals - most notably its exposure of the double life of John Edwards, a former senator and once a Democratic presidential contender. Yet its so-called bombshell Obama report was based on nothing more substantial than the vague allegations of an unnamed "Oval Office insider" who claimed the first couple "are now sleeping in separate White House bedrooms" - tame stuff compared with the adventures of the president's French counterpart Francois Hollande.
  • “I Don’t Think It’s Rude, But…” Etiquette Experts Perplexed Over First Lady’s Party Plans

    01/12/2014 8:21:15 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 94 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 1/6/14 | HELENA ANDREWS
    Guests attending Michelle Obama’s 50th birthday party at the White House later this month can look forward to “a little Dougie” but definitely not dinner. Word’s out that the lucky VIPs invited to fete Mrs. Obama at a “Snacks & Sips & Dancing & Dessert” party have been advised to dust off their dancing shoes and, more strictly, “to eat before you come.” While it’s always nice to give the stiletto sporting crowd a heads-up, the East Wing’s “EBYC” directive has some folks in the party planning business scratching their heads. “I don’t think it’s rude, but I do think...
  • Queen Michelle and Countess Oprah on Fantasy Island

    01/09/2014 4:37:40 AM PST · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 9, 2014 | John Ransom
    *ar·is·toc·ra·cy noun \?a-r?-'stä-kr?-se, ?er-?-\1:government by the best individuals or by a small privileged class2 a:a government in which power is vested in a minority consisting of those believed to be best qualifiedb :a state with such a government3:a governing body or upper class usually made up of a hereditary nobility4:the aggregate of those believed to be superior(*From Merriam-Webster) It’s good to be the queen. Just ask Dennis Rodman, or perhaps his little friend Kim Jung Un. Better yet, consult with Queen Bee Michelle Obama and Countess Oprah Winfrey who are relaxing on a Hawaiian vacation together before the hectic, terrible...
  • Oprah's Neighbors Pissed Over FLOTUS Hawaii Vacation

    01/08/2014 11:02:49 AM PST · by LeoWindhorse · 56 replies
    TMZ ^ | Jan. 8 , 2014 | TMZ staff
    Michelle Obama's visit to Oprah's Hawaii compound has crippled the neighborhood around O's home ... and some neighbors are pissed. Some of the residents and business people around Oprah's palatial 12-bedroom Maui estate -- where Michelle recently retreated to spend the last few days of her 40s -- are all telling the same story ... Michelle's visit is making day-to-day life almost impossible.
  • Michelle Obama crashes at Oprah's Hawaii pad

    01/06/2014 5:27:51 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 57 replies
    January 06, 2014, 05:40 pm Michelle Obama crashes at Oprah's Hawaii pad By Emily Goodin SUVs, Secret Service agents and Oprah! Michelle Obama's extended Hawaii vacation plans have leaked thanks to security sightings reported by locals near Oprah Winfrey's tropical vacation home. The Maui News reports residents said saw police cars and black SUVs near Winfrey's home in Kula on the island of Maui. The talk show host owns several hundred acres on the island. Other residents told local news outlets that security personnel asked them to leave the area and that paparazzi have been spotted. President Obama left Hawaii,...
  • See what you bought Michelle Obama for her 50th birthday

    01/06/2014 10:36:05 AM PST · by Farnsworth · 66 replies
    BizPac Review ^ | January 5, 2014 | Joe Saunders
    What do you get for the first lady who has everything? Try a few more days in sun-kissed Hawaii for Michelle Obama while her husband and two daughters return to Washington – so she and her Praetorian guard of Secret Service agents and assorted hangers-on can stay on the islands at no small expense to the taxpayers. The New York Times is reporting the first lady is staying put “for several days to spend time with friends in advance of her upcoming 50th birthday” – and staying away from the hustle and bustle of her onerous White House duties. The...
  • President Leaves Hawaii, Michelle Obama Stays On As 'Birthday Present'

    01/05/2014 11:32:46 AM PST · by rickmichaels · 47 replies
    Breitbart ^ | January 5, 2014 | JOEL B. POLLAK
    President Barack Obama and daughters Malia and Sasha left their vacation in Hawaii on Saturday, but left First Lady Michelle Obama behind on the islands, according to news agency reports. The president reportedly let his wife stay on in Hawaii with friends as a "birthday present." Michelle Obama will turn 50 years old on Jan. 17.
  • Barack gives Michelle a magnificent birthday present

    01/05/2014 2:52:58 PM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 96 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | 1-5-14 | Thomas Lifson
    Kudos to President Obama for giving his wife a birthday present we all can envy, indeed covet. CBS News reports: President Barack Obama is going to give his wife the birthday present that many parents can only dream of - time off, alone, without the children. The White House said on Saturday first lady Michelle Obama would stay in Hawaii, where the family has been on vacation for the last two weeks, rather than return home with her husband and their two girls. "As part of her birthday gift from the president, the first lady will remain in Hawaii to...
  • First lady gets a few extra days of Hawaiian sun

    01/04/2014 11:21:39 PM PST · by CaptainPhilFan · 54 replies
    washingtonpost ^ | Updated: Sunday, January 5, 1:43 AM | Carolyn Kaster/Associated Press
    While President Barack Obama is departing Hawaii late Saturday, Mrs. Obama is staying behind to spend time with friends ahead of her upcoming 50th birthday party. The White House says the extra time in the islands is part of Mrs. Obama’s birthday gift from the president.
  • Obama goes out to dinner in Waikiki on last night of vacation

    01/03/2014 10:37:31 PM PST · by LeoWindhorse · 49 replies
    Honolulu Star Advertiser ^ | Jan 03, 2014 | Star-Advertiser staff
    President Barack Obama is out to dinner with his wife and friends at Morimoto's in Waikiki on his last night of vacation. White House officials say that the first family is expected to depart Hawaii on Saturday night
  • Obamas Photo Drama at Mandela Memorial

    12/10/2013 8:47:42 AM PST · by kristinn · 186 replies
    Tuesday, December 10, 2013 | Kristinn
    The Internet is buzzing over a sequence of photos that appear to show First Lady Michelle Obama having a snit over her husband President Barack Obama having fun with Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt as they sat at the Nelson Mandela memorial in South Africa today.The sequence seems to have started with Obama, Thorning-Schmidt and British Prime Minister David Cameron posing for a 'selfie', followed by Obama touching Thorning-Schmidt on her shoulder, then a glaring Michelle Obama, ending up in Barack and Michelle switching seats so that she is now sitting next to Thorning-Schmidt.Photos via Twitter.SourceSource
  • After Snubbing Thatcher Funeral, Obama and Michelle to Visit South Africa for Mandela

    12/06/2013 9:42:24 PM PST · by chessplayer · 52 replies
    On Friday, the White House announced that President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama would travel to South Africa next weeks to pay their respects to Nelson Mandela. Obama has already announced that the White House will fly the flags at half-staff though December 9 in Mandela’s honor. When former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher died, President Obama did not lower the White House flags, nor did he attend her funeral, instead sending ex-Secretaries of State George Shultz and James Baker III.
  • New survey: Despite Michelle Obama, Americans are eating less healthy

    12/01/2013 8:35:05 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 46 replies
    Investors Business Daily ^ | November 30, 2013 | Andrew Malcolm
    According to the Obama White House, the first family consumed a Thanksgiving dinner of turkey, honey-baked ham, cornbread stuffing, oyster stuffing, sweet potatoes, mashed potatoes, greens, green bean casserole, dinner rolls and macaroni and cheese.Then, the family washed all that down with nine kinds of pies: huckleberry, pecan, sweet potato, peach, apple, pumpkin, banana cream, coconut cream and chocolate cream.For years now First Lady Michelle Obama has been pushing her program called "Let's Move" for more exercise and better foods. She wants Americans to eat healthier, homemakers and schools to prepare her healthier recommended meals and to require restaurants to...
  • Obama May Stay in Washington After Presidency

    12/01/2013 11:45:11 AM PST · by bestintxas · 69 replies
    breitbart ^ | 12/1/13 | w bigelow
    Barack Obama, who has spent a career inveighing against the politicians in Washington, is thinking of staying there even after his second term expires, ostensibly because he doesn’t want his 12-year-old daughter, Sasha, to leave Sidwell Friends School. Obama has often intoned, “It is good to be out of Washington.” But when interviewed by Barbara Walters of ABC News this week, Obama and Michelle Obama averred they might stay beyond their call of duty in order to let Sasha graduate. “We gotta make sure that she’s doing well . . . until she goes off to college,” Obama said, “Sasha...
  • (Michelle) Obama On Being Booed: "The Truth Is We Got A Lot More Cheers" (they really are popular)

    11/30/2013 5:34:36 PM PST · by Zakeet · 60 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | November 29, 2013
    <p>BARBARA WALTERS: I know that by now, you both have fairly thick skins. But when you hear your husband being booed, the president, at a recent basketball game, how do you feel?</p>
  • President Obama has NINE different types of pie for White House Thanksgiving dinner-

    11/28/2013 3:35:26 PM PST · by Nachum · 93 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 11/28/13 | Staff
    His wife may be behind the nation´s biggest healthy-eating campaign, but even the president is allowed one day off a year. President Barack Obama is celebrating Thanksgiving with a quiet family dinner at the White House - where he will be feasting on a choice of nine pies. The first family will have a choice of huckleberry pie, pecan pie, chocolate cream pie, sweet potato pie, peach pie, apple pie, pumpkin pie, banana cream pie or coconut cream pie, The Hill reported. The selection offers three more pies than last year. Savory dishes on the menu include turkey, honey-baked ham,...