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  • “Nasty and Rotty” The Retro FLOTUS Friday edition

    08/11/2017 5:11:12 AM PDT · by NOBO2012
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 8-11-17 | MOTUS
    I know it’s FLOTUS Friday…but Deep In the Heart of Texas linked this yesterday: Michelle Obama's 'nasty, rotty' school lunch guru busted for corruption  Michelle Obama praised Binkle for his newly reformed school lunch program, which nominally imposed his rarefied chef tastes of quinoa, pad thai, black bean burgers, and other chi-chi nouvelle cuisine as a substitute for tacos, burgers, and corn dogs favored by children across the vast multi-ethnic school district.  In reality, they were overcharging, overbilling, and under-delivering, with the food turning out to be basically slop.  It probably didn't help that it was public employee unions executing...
  • Michelle Obama Returns to Tell Americans: Some of You Will Never Like Me ‘Because of My Skin Color’

    07/30/2017 9:30:15 AM PDT · by antidemoncrat · 140 replies
    Independent Jlurnal Review ^ | 7/27/2017 | Pardes Seleh
    “The shards that cut me the deepest were the ones that intended to cut,” she said. “Knowing that after eight years of working really hard for this country, there are still people who won’t see me for what I am because of my skin color
  • FLOTUS Friday: Compare and Contrast

    07/28/2017 5:18:38 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 20 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 7-28-17 | MOTUS
    Compare and Contrast is always a fun game on FLOTUS Friday, so let’s play:Float like a butterfly…or sting like a Queen Bee:The queen B gracefully drapes her long legs across the stage You can't deny it. Michelle Obama shattered a glass ceiling when she became the first black first lady in the United States. In one of her first appearances since leaving the White House, the former first lady was asked which shards of glass had cut her the deepest… "The shards that cut me the deepest were the ones that intended to cut," Obama replied, according to the Denver...
  • FLOTUS Friday July 21

    07/21/2017 4:46:36 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 7 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 721-17 | MOTUS
    I’ve been having mega computer problems this week  - in that it refuses to connect/stay connected to any of our wireless networks, although every other device in the house is working just fine, so no, not a router issue. So…you will need to do the heavy lifting today as I am reporting from an alien computer that hates me because I’m white. Melania, first year of the first term, totally managing the whole FLOTUS thingMichelle, first year of the first term, totally rocking the whole, uh, whatever…If anyone is aware of a fix for my hardware problem please advise. Otherwise...
  • Making America Great Again, One Telling Glance At A Time

    07/15/2017 5:28:36 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 5 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 7-15-17 | MOTUS
    I know that look:I’ve seen it somewhere before: No, not at the local Bucca di Peppo. Oh wait! Now I remember:   Making America Great Again, one knowing glance at a time.Posted from: MOTUS A.D.
  • Yes, It’s FLOTUS Friday Again Already

    07/14/2017 4:42:32 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 22 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 7-14-17 | MOTUS
    Although Michelle O was always hyped said to be the most fashionable FLOTUS since Jackie O, some of us have always had our doubts. But the media still hasn’t given up on their Black Jackie, as this headline from earlier this week attests: Michelle Obama Sports a Fashion-Forward Look to Present at the ESPY Awards. Still pushing that “fashion forward” meme, I think you all saw how far forward yesterday:And that, my friends, is what’s know as a “wide stance”But back to our newest FLOTUS - a lot of people are beginning to think that perhaps she may actually be...
  • BET Awards Celebrate 'Our Forever First Lady' Michelle Obama

    06/27/2017 6:29:49 PM PDT · by PROCON · 30 replies ^ | June 26, 2017 | Karen Townsend
    Airing on June 25, the 2017 BET Awards were hosted by comedienne Leslie Jones and mostly featured live musical performances. Otherwise, the focus of the awards was a message of encouraging Black Lives Matter social justice warriors, although, without the long preachy political sermons delivered in many other awards shows. References to people killed in police-involved shootings - including the acquittal last week of the officer who shot Philando Castile - were present throughout. Four members of the cast of an upcoming movie titled Detroit, about the 1967 riots in that city, came out to present the Centric Award to...
  • The Red Tide

    06/24/2017 4:48:00 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 5 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 6-24-17 | MOTUS
    Red Tide: noun 1. a discoloration of seawater caused by a bloom (large concentrations of aquatic microorganisms) of toxic red dinoflagellates. It is caused by microscopic algae that produce toxins that kill fish and make shellfish dangerous to eat 2. a discoloration of  facts caused by a bloom (large concentrations of media microorganisms) of toxic anti-red state journalists. It is caused by microbial scum that produce toxic fake news  red alerts about Russian hacking in hopes of killing Trump’s presidency and making Republicans dangerous to elect. By daylight  you can see this scourge for what it actually is: a...
  • How Melania Trump Stacks Up So Far To Michelle Obama (double bag hurl alert)

    06/22/2017 3:07:47 PM PDT · by drewh · 84 replies
    News One ^ | Written By China Dickerson
    Both Melania Trump and Michelle Obama had modest upbringings: one is White, born in Yugoslavia. The other is Black, raised on the South Side of Chicago. When Melania married Donald Trump in 2005, he was already a real estate magnate. When Michelle married Barack Obama in 1992, he had just become a law school professor. Both Trump and Obama went on to become president of the United States, and both women who hail from different walks of life, found themselves thrust in the job of first lady. So who has worn the FLOTUS title best? I submit, Michelle, 53. Not...
  • Michelle Obama’s Colorful Sundress Is Just What Your Closet Needs This Season (barf alert)

    06/19/2017 8:01:45 PM PDT · by drewh · 83 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | June 18 2017
    Since leaving the White House in January, Michelle Obama has stayed relatively quiet and deprived us of her almost daily power-dressing inspiration. However, the former FLOTUS stepped out in N.Y.C. on Thursday in a vibrant summer sundress that we’re seriously hoping to copy for our next warm-weather event. For a day out in Manhattan, Obama chose a knee-length frock with vertical stripes of shades of blue and green that elongated her frame. She paired the vibrant dress with cat-eye sunglasses, hoop earrings, and nude pointy-toe pumps, keeping her accessories minimal to let her dress take center stage. ADVERTISING Michelle Obama...
  • Michelle Obama holds fitness 'bootcamps' for friends

    06/19/2017 4:12:26 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 38 replies
    The Hill ^ | June 19, 2017 | Judy Kurtz
    The former first lady says she's been hosting "bootcamps" for her friends to help whip them into shape and "be healthy together." [Snip] "When I was at the White House, I often hosted bootcamp weekends for my close girlfriends," Obama, 53, wrote. "It didn't matter that we were all at varying fitness levels. Our bootcamp weekends were a reminder that if we want to keep taking care of others, we need to take care of ourselves first."
  • Michelle Obama to Silicon Valley: 'Are you ready to have women at the table?'

    06/07/2017 8:23:38 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 47 replies
    CNN Tech ^ | June 6, 2017 | Heather Kelly
    Michelle Obama looked out into an audience packed with mostly male tech workers and asked them to make room for women in technology. Obama was a guest speaker at WWDC, Apple's annual developer conference, on Tuesday. She was introduced by Tim Cook himself before sitting down with Lisa Jackson, the former head of the EPA who now heads up social and environmental initiatives for Apple. Their hour-long discussion touched on Obama's post-White House life, diversity in tech and not falling down the stairs of Air Force One. Apple did not allow press into the event, but CNN Tech spoke to...
  • Newly released email: Clinton asked to fly on separate plane from Michelle Obama in 2011

    06/02/2017 2:54:55 AM PDT · by markomalley · 40 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 6/1/17 | Mandy Mayfield
    Hillary Clinton asked a top aide in 2011 whether she could fly on a separate airplane from former first lady Michelle Obama to Betty Ford's funeral, according to a newly released email.Judicial Watch released on Thursday more than 2,000 emails from Clinton's unauthorized private email server she used as secretary of state. One of the documents revealed a conversation between Clinton and then-Deputy Chief of Staff Huma Abedin about how she would rather not ride the same plane as Obama en route Ford's funeral in Palm Desert, Calif."I'd be honored to speak," Clinton said in reference to Betty Ford's funeral....
  • FLOTUS-2-FLOTUS: Gender Inequality – It’s More Than Just Equal Pay For Equal Work

    05/31/2017 3:43:46 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 3 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 5-31-17 | MOTUS
    Ex-president Obama was right all along about gender inequality: Both these women have held the same job, and both have received the same pay (nothing) and yet…clearly life is unfair. I guess I can see how such inequality could lead to instability, violence, terrorism even. Today’s reflection compliments of Donnie, one of our regular irregulars.
  • Where to Buy Michelle Obama’s Trendy One-Shoulder Top (Barf alert - she's vacationing in Italy)

    05/23/2017 12:53:59 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 94 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | 5/22/2017 | Lindsay Peoples
    The ever-polished Michelle Obama stepped out this weekend in Montalcino, Italy, and gave us the best inspiration for a vacation style to steal for the summer. The former First Lady wore a pink one-shoulder shirt from Teija, a Finnish designer who trained under Christoper Bailey at Burberry before creating her own label. The shirt added a playful note to Michelle’s post–White House wardrobe, which has largely consisted of tea-length dresses and cashmere cardigans. She complemented the look with cropped white jeans, simple flat sandals, and gold hoops. This chic top is the perfect piece to wear all summer: It...
  • MAGA: It’s Mother’s Day Not Nanny-State Day

    05/14/2017 6:24:55 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 2 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 5-14-17 | MOTUS
    I see that in honor of Mother’s Day weekend the little mother from North Korea decided to test his unguided missiles again. He might want to be a little more judicious when playing his virtual reality games in the future as the stakes tend to get higher every time you play.He might get the Mothers’ Day special whether he ordered it or not.But speaking of Mother’s Day, Melania continued the White House tradition of hosting Military Mothers ahead of Mother’s Day.Lady M hosts Mother’s Day Military Family event, 2011Melania hosts Mother’s Day Military Family event, 2017Making America Great Again, one...
  • Michelle Obama accidentally tweets former staffer's number

    05/05/2017 9:11:22 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 7 replies
    Associated Press ^ | May 5, 2017 7:32 PM EDT
    Having former first lady Michelle Obama tweet your telephone number is one way to get a lot of attention. […] The telephone number apparently belongs to Duncan Wolfe, a former White House creative digital strategist. The tweet was quickly taken down. Calls were met with “I’m not available right now” and a mailbox full notification. An official who works for the Obamas says it was an accident and her account was not hacked. …
  • Chris Rock Reveals Hilariously Wrong Advice He Gave to Michelle Obama

    05/03/2017 7:20:17 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 20 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | May 3, 2017 | P.J. Gladnick
    Sometimes crossed signals can result in communication that go horribly and, in the case of comedian Chris Rock, hilariously wrong. What made the misunderstanding so funny is that it happened at the final White House party hosted by President Barack Obama. And the person with whom the signals were so horribly/hilariously misunderstood was First Lady Michelle Obama.  Chris Rock revealed what happened on the May 2 Tonight Show while recounting the laugh error to host Jimmy Fallon.
  • Let Them Eat Salt

    05/03/2017 9:51:12 AM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 36 replies
    Washington Free Bacon ^ | May 2, 2017 | Elizabeth Harrington
    Trump admin provides flexibility from Michelle Obama lunch! The Trump administration is allowing kids 300 more milligrams of salt in their school lunches. In one of his first acts as secretary of agriculture, Sonny Perdue announced his department was moving to "Make School Meals Great Again" by giving schools greater flexibility in complying with former First Lady Michelle Obama's lunch rules. Perdue, the former governor of Georgia, announced the changes on Monday during a visit to a Virginia elementary school. Schools can now provide an additional 320 mgs more sodium in school lunches, on average, and the government can now...
  • First on CNN: Trump administration ending Michelle Obama's girls education program

    05/01/2017 1:00:06 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 37 replies
    CNN ^ | May 1, 2017 | By Kevin Liptak
    The Trump administration is discontinuing a signature girls education initiative championed by former first lady Michelle Obama, according to officials. The "Let Girls Learn" program, which she and President Barack Obama started in 2015 to facilitate educational opportunities for adolescent girls in developing countries, will cease operation immediately, according to an internal document obtained by CNN. News of the program's end came the same day President Donald Trump's agriculture secretary, Sonny Perdue, was visiting an elementary school in suburban Virginia to announce changes to another initiative spotlighted by the former first lady, healthy school lunches. Perdue was set to unveil...