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  • Michelle Obama’s book ‘The Light We Carry’ coming this fall

    07/21/2022 12:58:17 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 75 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | July 21, 2022 | By HILLEL ITALIE
    NEW YORK (AP) — Michelle Obama will have a book out this fall, “The Light We Carry,” in which she reflects upon her experiences and shares insights on navigating an increasingly stressful world. Crown will publish the 336-page book Nov. 15, almost exactly four years after the release of “Becoming.” “In ‘The Light We Carry,’ Mrs. Obama offers readers a series of fresh stories and insightful reflections on change, challenge, and power, including her belief that when we light up for others, we can illuminate the richness and potential of the world around us, discovering deeper truths and new pathways...
  • Zelensky calls for ‘total help’ as Russia advances in Ukraine’s east

    05/25/2022 6:07:28 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 35 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/25/2022 | Olafiamihan oshin
    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Wednesday called for “total help” from other counties as Russian forces continue to advance in the eastern region of Ukraine amid Moscow’s ongoing invasion of the country. In an address, Zelensky stressed Ukraine’s need for aid from other countries, saying that Russian forces have significantly more equipment and soldiers than Ukraine in some places and adding that Moscow’s “desire to fight still remains.”
  • Michelle Obama to speak with college students nationwide

    11/01/2021 8:51:13 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 31 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | November 1, 2021 | By HILLEL ITALIE
    NEW YORK (AP) — Michelle Obama’s next promotion for her memoir “Becoming” will center on college students. The former first lady will appear Nov. 9 at 1 p.m. with “Black-ish” actor Yara Shahidi for a livestream conversation with students from 22 schools throughout the country, from Cal Poly Pomona to Prince George’s Community College in Largo, Maryland, from where Obama and Shahidi will speak. BET plans to televise the event at a later date, to be determined. “I can’t wait to hear from students across our country as they navigate their studies and lives during this unprecedented time,” Obama said...
  • Mooch Mandates Vaccines: ‘Don’t Want to Get Vaccinated, Leave’

    07/23/2021 8:54:47 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 43 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 23 Jul 2021 | WENDELL HUSEBØ
    Anthony Scaramucci, a hedge fund manager and past Trump administration official, mandated Friday coronavirus vaccines for office employees. “Make a decision… Get vaccinated. If you don’t want to get vaccinated, leave. That should be the message, and people will start getting vaccinated,” he said in an interview on CNBC. “We’re a private company. If somebody wants to fight me over the vaccine mandate, that’s fine. Let’s take it to the court,” Scaramucci threatened his employees before suggesting he does not “like the totalitarian nonsense.” But, he said:"It’s not about that. his is about once in a while we have to...
  • U.S. donates 3 million more COVID-19 vaccine doses to Vietnam (Yay!!)

    07/22/2021 7:06:38 PM PDT · by cba123 · 22 replies
    Reuters ^ | Today
    WASHINGTON, July 22 (Reuters) - The U.S. government will send 3 million more doses of the Moderna Inc (MRNA.O) COVID-19 vaccine to Vietnam on Thursday, bringing total donations to the Southeast Asian country to 5 million, a White House official said. The next batch of shots is due to arrive in Vietnam this weekend as the country battles its worst coronavirus outbreak of the pandemic.
  • Michelle does all the hard work as she and buff-looking Barack enjoy Xmas kayak trip in Hawaii (quarantine?)

    12/24/2020 7:38:15 AM PST · by SJackson · 134 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 12-23-20 | Jennifer Smith
    It takes two, baby! Michelle does all the hard work as she and buff-looking Barack enjoy Xmas kayak trip in Hawaii Barack and Michelle Obama are warming up for the holidays in Hawaii, where they were pictured on Tuesday soaking up the sun in some colorful swimwear as they kayaked together in the ocean. The pair were photographed in the water at Kailua Bay, a stone's throw from Plantation Estate, their 'winter White House' which they rented over the holidays when Barack was in office. Sporty Michelle appeared to be putting in most of the work while her former President...
  • Michelle Obama Calls Out Trump's Refusal To Transition To Biden: 'This Isn’t A Game'

    11/17/2020 5:57:56 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 53 replies
    Huff Post via Yahoo! News ^ | November 16, 2020 | by Jenna Amatulli
    Michelle Obama shared some candid reflections Monday on the current state of the White House, calling out President Donald Trump for his refusal to concede the election and take part in a peaceful transition of power to President-Elect Joe Biden. “This week, I’ve been reflecting a lot on where I was four years ago. [Hillary] Clinton had just been dealt a tough loss by a far closer margin than the one we’ve seen this year. I was hurt and disappointed — but the votes had been counted and Donald Trump had won. The American people had spoken,” she began. Obama...
  • Scaramucci: Trump Having ‘Disgusting,’ ‘Racist’ Meltdown – ‘He’s Obviously Unwell’

    10/09/2020 12:23:28 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 38 replies
    Breitbart ^ | October 08 2020 | PAM KEY
    Former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci said Thursday on CNN that President Donald Trump’s Fox Business interview comments about former Vice President Joe Biden not lasting past a few months making Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) president were “racist.” In the clip from the Fox Business interview, Trump said, “Look, I stood next to Joe, and I looked at Joe. Joe’s not lasting two months as president.” He continued, “This monster that was on stage with Mike Pence, who destroyed her last night, by the way. Everything she said is a lie. They want to have thousands of people that...
  • WTF is Scully Doing Talking to Mooch

  • Scaramucci: Trump Should Drop Out of Presidential Race — ‘He’s Not Physically or Mentally Capable’

    10/05/2020 3:26:09 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 90 replies
    Breitbart ^ | October 04 2020 | PAM KEY
    Former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci Sunday on MSNBC called on President Donald Trump to drop out of the presidential race in light of his positive coronavirus diagnosis. He based his call on both mental and physical reasons.
  • Michelle Obama posts a sweet tribute to her husband for Father's Day

    06/22/2020 5:28:10 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 26 replies
    CBS Local ^ | June 21, 2020 | By Alaa Elassar, CNN
    (CNN) -- Father's Day is just another reason for former first lady Michelle Obama to shower her husband with some extra love. She posted to Instagram a photograph of former President Barack Obama and their two daughters, Malia and Sasha, along with a heartwarming note. "Thank you for the way you love our girls - and all the young people in this country, no matter who they are or where they come from," she captioned the post. "We feel your warmth and generosity today and everyday. Happy Father's Day, Barack!
  • Michelle Obama: 'Don't ever, ever let anyone tell you that you're too angry'

    06/08/2020 1:43:21 PM PDT · by kevcol · 90 replies
    Washington Times ^ | June 8, 2020 | Jessica Chasmar
    The former first lady said she, too, is feeling “scared,” “confused” and “angry” about racial injustices in America following the May 25 death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man whose police custody death in Minneapolis sparked violent protests across the country. She said Floyd’s death was “not a complete anomaly” and that the unrest had been the direct result of “decades of unaddressed prejudice and inequality.”
  • Michelle Obama Given PBS Show After Democrats Gave Broadcaster $75 Million in Coronavirus Relief

    04/18/2020 8:06:36 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 50 replies
    TGP ^ | April 18, 2020
    Former First Lady Michelle Obama has been given a show by PBS starting next week, the taxpayer funded network announced Friday. The timing of the announcement comes after Democrats marked $75 million for PBS’s parent the Corporation for Public Broadcasting in the coronavirus relief bill that passed at the end of March. Newsbusters reported the $75 million is on top of the $465 million given CPB in the current year’s federal budget, which is an increase of $20 million over the previous year.
  • Anthony Scaramucci’s Firm Hit Hard By Credit Collapse (paywall)

    04/13/2020 10:29:51 AM PDT · by NohSpinZone · 14 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 4/13/2020 | By Juliet Chung and Gregory Zuckerman
    Anthony Scaramucci’s SkyBridge Capital LLC was hit by heavy losses in March from a big bet on debt investments and now is considering possible steps after some of its hedge-fund managers prevented SkyBridge and other clients from withdrawing their money. New York-based SkyBridge invests billions of dollars in hedge funds for wealthy clients. The firm lost 22.5% in March in its flagship fund, according to an investor document reviewed by The Wall Street Journal. For the year, the fund is down 21.9% through March. Some of those hedge funds have blocked SkyBridge and other investors from withdrawing money as they...
  • Michelle Obama group backs expanding voting options for 2020

    04/13/2020 5:04:49 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 49 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | April 13, 2020 | By DARLENE SUPERVILLE
    WASHINGTON - A voter initiative led by Michelle Obama announced support Monday for making it easier for people to register to vote and cast ballots during the coronavirus pandemic. When We All Vote, a nonpartisan voting initiative, says Americans should have greater access to voting by mail, early in-person voting and online voter registration. The announcement follows last week’s primary election in Wisconsin, where thousands of people waited hours in line - without protective gear and in defiance of orders to stay home - after the state Supreme Court overturned the governor’s order to postpone the vote as more than...
  • Elementary School May Soon Be Named After Michelle Obama

    02/12/2020 8:57:58 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 35 replies
    The San Francisco Chronicle ^ | February 11, 2020 | by Bay City News Service
    A Richmond school may soon be named after former first lady Michelle Obama, officials with the West Contra Costa Unified School District said. Board members will consider renaming Wilson Elementary School following a request by the school's PTA president Maisha Cole and a Jan. 23 meeting of an ad hoc committee, which recommended the change. District officials said if the board approves the change, it will be the first time in Northern California a school has been named after Michelle Obama and the second school in the state to get such a name. Wilson Elementary School was named after Woodrow...
  • Trump administration to roll back Michelle Obama's school lunch rules

    01/17/2020 11:39:35 AM PST · by jazusamo · 51 replies
    The Hill ^ | January 17, 2019 | Alisha Cohn
    The Trump administration on Friday announced plans to roll back school lunch standards originally promoted by former first lady Michelle Obama. The new standards will allow schools more flexibility "because they know their children best," the Agriculture Department said in press release. “Schools and school districts continue to tell us that there is still too much food waste and that more common-sense flexibility is needed to provide students nutritious and appetizing meals. We listened and now we’re getting to work,” Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said. The proposed new rules build on previous steps taken by the Trump administration to roll...
  • Michelle Obama Wears Rose Gold Espadrilles With Butterfly Accents in Vietnam

    12/20/2019 4:36:18 PM PST · by simpson96 · 190 replies
    Footwear News ^ | 12/9/2019 | Ella Chochrek
    Michelle Obama showed off an easy, breezy style today during a trip to Vietnam, where she is raising awareness about the importance of educating adolescent girls. The former first lady wore a pale pink set consisting of a crewneck blouse, harem pants and a printed cardigan today at Can Giuoc, a high school in Vietnam’s Long An province. Obama kept the pink theme going with her footwear but added a metallic twist, choosing rose gold espadrilles from Sophia Webster. The slip-ons have a leather upper, a braided sole and a round toe. Sophia Webster’s signature butterfly accents the upper, with...

    12/21/2019 6:56:24 PM PST · by Jayster · 108 replies
    Newsweek ^ | December 21, 2019 | Jennifer Doherty
    Former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci said President Donald Trump would be forced to resign if the Senate were to call any one of four people to testify in the upcoming impeachment trial. Scaramucci, who served less than two weeks in the Trump administration in 2017, remarked that Trump couldn't "handle the heat of that testimony" Saturday morning as a panelist on MSNBC's AM Joy, hosted by Joy Reid. At the start of the discussion, Scaramucci went after Senate Republicans, whom he accused of "allowing" Trump to break the law. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell previously sparked outrage among...
  • The $135-million Question:, Is Impeachment ‘Inquiry’ Providing Cover For Obamas’ Multi-Millionaire Status

    12/05/2019 4:34:55 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 18 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 12/05/19 | Judi McLeod
    The $135-million Question: Is the ongoing LIVE televised Democrat Impeachment ‘Inquiry’ of President Donald Trump, a major distraction ruse to keep the masses from pondering how Barack and Michelle Obama became overnight multi-millionaires, said to have a net worth of $135 million? The multi-millions are primarily Michelle’ moolah.