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Beyoncé Shines Bright at Michelle
Obama’s 50th Birthday Bash

Yahoo News, by Sarah Flanigan

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Posted By:SoCalGal, 1/20/2014 8:16:38 PM

The stars came out Saturday night to celebrate with Michelle Obama at her 50th birthday bash! While cameras weren´t allowed inside the soiree, according to CNN, President Obama got down on the dance floor and did the "Dougie," but even his moves couldn´t take away from all eyes being on Beyoncé! The singer looked stunning in a gorgeous gold Randi Rahm mini dress, with nude patent-leather heels and wrist full of Lorraine Schwartz bangles, and she knew it! The 32-year-old posted a flurry of sexy shots on her Tumblr page, showing off her long legs, along with a close-up of her amazing

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Delicious!

Beyonce stole the whole big shebang out from under Moochelle. And there was no photo ban for Beyonce. Not a chance. She made sure that photos of herself and detailed publicity on her wonderfulness were in the media almost immediately.

Will that be the end of a beautiful friendship?


      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: JudithC, 1/20/2014 8:33:33 PM     (No. 9699418)

Like two pigs wrestling for attention. Beyonce the satanist and Mooch the satanic muslim familiar. Whaddya mean still be friends? C´mon. Big Mooch is friends with no one unless they serve her purpose as in Oprah and using her to escape to her sty in Hawaii when she needed it...then all those nasty "we don´t like each other" exchanges go straight out the door. So there you have it— another party while Rome burns and healthcare is sucked down the toilet, another 10m million people go on the dole, the economy grows worse as jug ears lies about how terrific it all is, we have no respect anywhere in the world, we deny our wonderful military their benefits but does that bother the biggest phony and ugliest woman/man ever to occupy the White House? Nah. Mooch has the Zipster, the love of Reggie´s life, to share with and their surly girlies to drag around the country to "suprise" concerts like (here we go again) Beyonce´s.

This family and their sycophants—all of them—are bottom of the barrel lining slime.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: nimby, 1/20/2014 8:34:05 PM     (No. 9699419)

Big arse and big arse squared

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Rat Patrol, 1/20/2014 8:44:10 PM     (No. 9699423)

Cant they find Michelle Obama a job at a Chicago hospital paying 200k a year were she shoves the poor who cant pay that hospital ,to a hospital 20 miles away so somebody else can put up with the poor slobs who cant pay?

Oh wait they already did that!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: jfodoch, 1/20/2014 9:13:21 PM     (No. 9699441)

I´m sooo glad that our tax money was spent such a beneficial way as Her Heinousness´s birthday celebrations!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 1/20/2014 9:22:39 PM     (No. 9699446)

Must be tough not in front of a camera on your birthday.

Has anyone seen a current photo of MOOoochelle since she returned to DC ?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Pros7767, 1/20/2014 9:23:32 PM     (No. 9699447)

Can´t let the sheeple see what goes on behind closed doors. Doesn´t work with the theory of "income inequality."

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Amanoftwistsandturns, 1/20/2014 9:50:55 PM     (No. 9699460)

Meanwhile they are freezing in the Midwest due to a propane gas shortage. This is starting to resemble the terrible winter of 77-78 when another feckless president donned a cardigan sweater.
Glad Obama has his priorities straight.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Subal, 1/20/2014 9:59:36 PM     (No. 9699463)

Who gives a RA?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 1/20/2014 10:49:18 PM     (No. 9699480)

You don´t have to go back that far #7. Several years ago when Kentucky was literally frozen over and without power, the Obamas went to NYC to a show and dinner for date night.

I wonder if she gave the same look of hate to Beyoncé that she did to Mrs. Sarkozy at the Normandy observance a couple of years ago? Moochie doesn´t like being the ugly stepsister in any room.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Emerson, 1/20/2014 11:09:30 PM     (No. 9699493)

Wighat looks a bit bedraggled but here she is at food bank today:

http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/imagecache/gallery_img_full/image/image_file/p012014ps-0207.jpg

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Reply 11 - Posted by: steveW, 1/21/2014 1:58:59 AM     (No. 9699545)

Beyoncé and Michelle spent the evening deeply concerned about income inequality.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: liberalslovetaxes, 1/21/2014 2:36:52 AM     (No. 9699552)

I think they meant to say Big O got on the dance floor with a "doobie".

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Arby, 1/21/2014 7:26:57 AM     (No. 9699674)

So here´s my confession: I couldn´t name a single one of Beyonce´s songs. And I couldn´t name a single one of her dope-dealing husband´s songs.

However, I can name Fauxbama´s only song: ´It was Bush´s fault.´ And I can name Moochelle´s: ´Barack, did you make sure my vacation bills were put on the public tab????´

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Deedo, 1/21/2014 7:40:41 AM     (No. 9699686)

It´s understood but I´ll say it anyway. What could be the reason for no photos?? That´s a real stumper, isn´t it?

Obviously, there was some serious disconnect between the gross display of excess and privilege at the party and the pain and suffering endured by we, the people. Otherwise, our Dear Leader would have loved to have photos published with he and some of the best known celebrities in the world. Something nice Obama and Oprah smiling at the camera. But there was so much overkill on display, things like walls of champagne bottles for example, that they couldn´t go there.

Ugly, ugly, ugly... Ugly People with zero class.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: steveW, 1/21/2014 8:08:45 AM     (No. 9699718)

If you can´t Dougie like Kate Upton, you´re not qualified to be president. Look it up, Barack, it´s in the Constitution.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Redneck In NY, 1/21/2014 8:23:35 AM     (No. 9699734)

I like OP´s take on the whole affair. Beyonce stole the show, Michelle cannot be happy with that.

Politics aside, I like Beyonce´s music and she puts on a heck of a show. This generations Tina Turner IMHO...

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Reply 17 - Posted by: quantumman, 1/21/2014 8:33:07 AM     (No. 9699750)

#10 - to coin an equestrian phrase,from the photo it appears she was ridden hard and put away wet.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: avogadra, 1/21/2014 9:14:01 AM     (No. 9699822)

#5, there appear to be cheek and eyebrow enhancements that were not observable before the Hawaii vacation. But you didn´t hear it from me.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Emerson, 1/21/2014 9:53:28 AM     (No. 9699874)

Reasons for no photos?

1. Tacky celebrities doing things they shouldn´t in our White House at a birthday party for the purported FLOTUS.

2. High level government officials at party either participating in things that should not be done or standing by witnessing, enjoying, or not doing anything. And not leaving.

3. Moochelle once again having far too much to drink and showing it. (Remember photos of her being held up by Obie as he walked her across the South Lawn from Marine One after their "date night" in NYC?).

4. Mooch´s wighat askew from time to time during the evening due to over-strenuous gyrations. And don´t forget her propensity for very obvious sweaty underarm rings.

5. Moochelle twerking with a string of captive partners.

6. Big O himself doing any kind of dance.

Feel free to add your own.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: sadc, 1/21/2014 9:59:46 AM     (No. 9699882)

#9 and 11 you are too funny!! I guess to avoid the problem that #9 suggests, she would always have to be the only woman in the room. You have to wonder how much airbrushing and touch ups are needed for her and that other wretch, Hillary, Madame Porkulus, to appear on magazine covers. Pretty in pink was Hillary´s theme. ( also Miss Piggy´s) As long as adoring fans get their EBT cards and now their pot, well, they are content to live vicariously. All the reality shows have conditioned us to sit in front of a tube and enjoy someone else´s life while ours wastes away. How pathetic.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Felixcat, 1/21/2014 10:35:57 AM     (No. 9699949)

The People´s House.. just which people? The 1% obviously.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Udanja99, 1/21/2014 11:18:16 AM     (No. 9700012)

I looked at the photo in #10´s link. Can anyone imagine Laura Bush leaving the WH looking like that?

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Reply 23 - Posted by: peterfleming, 1/21/2014 11:31:14 AM     (No. 9700028)

JudithC # 1. BEAUTIFULLY said!
Go back, read the Ldotter poet over again !.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Freeloader, 1/21/2014 1:05:50 PM     (No. 9700129)

Anyone else out there remember Bobby "Boris" Pickett´s #1 Halloween Hit on the "Billboard Hot 100" Chart back in 1962---"Monster Mash"?:

"The zombies were having fun...The party had just begun...The guests included Wolf Man...Dracula and his son...The scene was rockin´, all were digging the sounds...Igor on chains, backed by his baying hounds...They played the mash...They played the monster mash...The monster mash..."

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Reply 25 - Posted by: strike3, 1/21/2014 3:28:04 PM     (No. 9700254)

why do these people try to look white when they hate us so much? Even the Mooch is wearing those straight bangs lately.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Tulunk, 1/21/2014 4:50:20 PM     (No. 9700350)



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Reply 27 - Posted by: Tulunk, 1/21/2014 5:08:42 PM     (No. 9700374)

It is my observation that O hates the "black" ness in him. I´ve never heard a kind or loving word about his mother, who let the unmentionable into the woodpile. He surrounds himself with "blacks" like valjar, Eric holder, Susan rice, and others who are paler than I am after I´ve been out boating. Can you think of one really dark skinned confidante? Wonder what he really thinks about being Joe´s "clean, articulate" n word?

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Tanker76, 1/21/2014 5:09:27 PM     (No. 9700375)

Love the photo #10 - her forehead looks like she´s ready to play a Klingon in a Star Trek movie........

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Reply 29 - Posted by: LanieLou, 1/21/2014 5:33:46 PM     (No. 9700411)

My prediction is Michelle was given a Kardashian makeover at Oprah´s place... Expect suddenly big boobs, face lift, body lipo butt re-shaping with injections.... I also fear she had a lobotomy while under...

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President Obama pulled a surprise move Monday at the White House’s Easter Prayer Breakfast when he selected Gene Robinson to lead the closing prayer. Robinson is famously known as the first openly gay Episcopal bishop. Talking Points Memo’s Tom Kludt spotted the following tweet from Robinson, who was in attendance: (Tweet) Robinson, 66, became diocesan bishop of New Hampshire in March 2004. He retired in January 2013 and is currently a senior fellow at the progressive

Developing: Russian fighter jet buzzes
U.S. Navy destroyer in Black Sea

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Associated Press, by Lolita C. Baldor    Original Article
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A Russian fighter jet made multiple, close-range passes near an American warship in the Black Sea for more than 90 minutes Saturday amid escalating tensions in the region, a U.S. military official said Monday. In the first public account of the incident, the official said the Russian Fencer flew within 1,000 yards of the USS Donald Cook, a Navy destroyer, at about 500 feet above sea level. Ship commanders considered the actions provocative and inconsistent with international agreements, prompting the ship to issue several radio queries and warnings. The fighter appeared to be unarmed and never was in danger of


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