Category Archives: Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama fights GOP on school lunch rules

First lady Michelle Obama.

First lady Michelle Obama.

 

Michelle Obama, first lady of the US, is usually apolitical. But she has come out fighting against a GOP House effort to weaken part of her anti-childhood obesity campaign.

After a White House event that featured elementary students preparing and eating a lunch using vegetables from the White House garden, she stated, “I’m going to fight until the bitter end to make sure that every kid in this country continues to have the best nutrition that they can have in our schools” . . .

Click here to read about Michelle Obama’s battle against the GOP.

Michelle Obama heckled at DNC fundraiser

 Michelle Obama, First Lady of the United States, 2013. (Image: Wikimedia Commons, Public Domain)


Michelle Obama, First Lady of the United States, 2013. (Image: Wikimedia Commons, Public Domain)

 

A woman heckled Michelle Obama at a Democratic National Convention fundraiser Tuesday evening saying President Barack Obama should issue an executive order banning anti-gay discrimination against federal contractors.

The first lady left the podium and responded directly to the protester, “One of the things I don’t do well is this. Listen to me or you can take the mic, but I’m leaving. Then Mrs. Obama said to the crowd, “You all decide. You have one choice.” . . .

Read about Mrs. Obama’s handling of a heckler at a Democratic fundraiser.

Obama’s brother sells presidential letters to collector

Malik Obama, eldest brother of President Obama, sold two presidential letters to a collector.l

Malik Obama, eldest brother of President Obama, sold two presidential letters to a collector.

President Barack Obams’s elder brother, Abon’go (Malik) “Roy” Obama, 55, is selling two of the president’s handwritten letters  which were sent to relatives in Kenya for $15,000 each. They are written on White House note paper and each one states “Thanks for your prayers and support” and are signed “B.O.” . . .

Click here to read about Malik Obama and the presidential letters.

How I met Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama, First Lady of the United States, 2013. (Wikimedia Commons, public domain photo)


Michelle Obama, First Lady of the United States, 2013. (Wikimedia Commons, public domain photo)

 

 

First impressions can be misleading, or they can be lasting. In mid-2004, I had a random opportunity to meet Michelle Obama who was then the wife of former US Senate candidate, Barack Obama. It was my first and only in-person contact with her . . .

Click here to read about how the writer met the then future FLOTUS.

Alabama coach suspended for slurs against Michelle Obama and gays

Michelle Obama, First Lady of the United States. (Photo: Democratic National Convention)

Michelle Obama, First Lady of the United States. (Photo: Democratic National Convention)

 

FLORENCE, Ala. – Lauderdale County High School head football coach Bob Grisham received a 10-day without pay suspension for insulting First Lady Michelle Obama and making anti-gay slurs . . .

Click here to read and hear the rantings of an Alabama psychology teacher, who also serves as a football coach, against the FLOTUS and gays, in front of his class.