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Posted By: NorthernDog, 8/27/2020 3:57:31 PM

Michelle Obama has recalled her "exhausting" experience with racism using the example of a simple trip to get ice cream with her daughters during her time in the White House. (Snip) "There was a line, and once again, when I'm just a Black woman, I notice that white people don't even see me. They're not even looking at me. So I'm standing there with two little Black girls, another Black female adult, they're in soccer uniforms, and a white woman cuts right in front of us to order. Like she didn't even see us." Obama said the girl at the

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What she paints as racism are every-day minor hassles everyone experiences. But the underlying complaint is that people either don't recognize her or are not gushing over her being in their midst.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Ribicon 8/27/2020 4:01:23 PM (No. 522966)
Rich, coming from someone who was admitted to Princeton and Harvard specifically because of the color of her skin. Did they ask how long she's been a woman, or what it feels like to have daughters secretly on loan from a couple of biologically male and female fellow travelers? Those would be the greater burdens.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Toby Ten Bears 8/27/2020 4:01:59 PM (No. 522969)
Are my pancakes ready yet, sir?
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Ming 8/27/2020 4:03:56 PM (No. 522973)
Yeah that Ivy League education you were given for free and that $300,000 no-show job you had were really racisty given to you be us racisty Americans.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: gobushcheneygo 8/27/2020 4:04:26 PM (No. 522975)
She and Megan Markle should get together and have a huge Pity Party. Anybody have a barf bag handy?
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Nimby 8/27/2020 4:05:19 PM (No. 522976)
Gosh! She was shameless in living on the tax dollars of hard working Americans for her jiving with Hollywood and partying. What a classless tool.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Trump'sCousin 8/27/2020 4:05:25 PM (No. 522977)
If Mitch is breathing then Mitch is lying. Mitch is lying.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Newtsche 8/27/2020 4:07:08 PM (No. 522980)
Yeah, cutting in line, that what Whitey do. Maybe they just had to avert their eyes, Mooch.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Italiano 8/27/2020 4:08:55 PM (No. 522982)
Please. Just shut up.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Words have Meaning 8/27/2020 4:09:45 PM (No. 522983)
I rate this Mooch story as total BS. It is right up there with Biden's Corn Pop story and Biden's getting arrested with Nelson Mandela. Mooch would never go any where without a security detail in tow. Believe me...everyone knows when the Mooch is in the area.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: ncva 8/27/2020 4:09:51 PM (No. 522984)
Oh come on Michelle! I'm white as can be and throughout my life there have been numerous times when someone cut in front of me. Sometimes the person was rude. Sometimes, they just didn't realize someone was waiting before them - I'll admit I've done that myself and immediately apologized. As for people patting your dog and not looking at you, maybe they were nervous b/c they realized it was the first lady or maybe they were only interested in the dog.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Periwinkel 8/27/2020 4:10:50 PM (No. 522987)
Oh, for goodness sake! She is getting even more annoying than Hillary...and it takes a lot of chutzpah to equal Felonia Von Pantsuit!
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Sorosisbehindit 8/27/2020 4:12:05 PM (No. 522988)
I'm calling BS on that story. First I doubt that her secret service detail were out of sight. And the people were surely elbowing each other and whispering, "look who that is". Maybe it was one of those pushy tourists from Japan that we have all encountered in D.C. I am told it is culturally acceptable to shove your way ahead in line there.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Nashman 8/27/2020 4:12:21 PM (No. 522989)
What a complete and total crock of...
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Reply 14 - Posted by: bighambone 8/27/2020 4:16:01 PM (No. 522994)
I would say that Michelle Obama is either seriously paranoid, or is just talking political bull crap which which was designed to further stoke racial hatred throughout the Black “communities” across the country.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: subal 8/27/2020 4:19:06 PM (No. 522997)
Aunt Jemima: Please reheat my cereal, it is not hot enough to my liking!
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Reply 16 - Posted by: earlybird 8/27/2020 4:20:56 PM (No. 522998)
“Don’t you know who I AM?” How could they not have recognized her? How could they have “overlooked” her? She lies with impunity. And how petty her language makes her sound. No one cozied up to white celebrities more than Mooch. Haughty, miserable, totally awful
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Reply 17 - Posted by: jinx 8/27/2020 4:21:18 PM (No. 522999)
Just her way of getting attention again. She is famous for being Barry's wife, nothing more. She is rich because white people in America voted to put him in the WH. She is wealthy beyond imagination yet is still complaining. I am sick of the Obama's.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Dave292 8/27/2020 4:26:20 PM (No. 523008)
Sigh. I'm a white male, 6'2", and quite noticeable. I've had women, white, black, and indeterminate, step in front of me in various lines, in aisles at the grocery store, in sporting goods stores... name it. Ms. Obama: People on-balance are often rude. Apparently this is big news to you. Grow up. Please. Just. Grow. Up. Not every affront is racism. This is so darn tiresome.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Kutchk 8/27/2020 4:28:43 PM (No. 523010)
mmmmmm …. yeahhhh … sorry I've got to call shennanigans on that story. Good day m'am.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: lgplgp 8/27/2020 4:30:18 PM (No. 523011)
She goes to an ice-cream store in disguise so no one will recognize her, people in line see past her disguise but play along pretending not to recognize her, and one person further helps her with her "disguise" allegedly cutting in line in front of her. What an entitled wealthy beyond her dreams ,chip on her shoulder, Oprahette!
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Reply 21 - Posted by: learner 8/27/2020 4:35:49 PM (No. 523013)
I bet it is racist when the battery on her iphone runs down, Or when it rains on a day she decided to leave her compound, or when her coffee gets cold or her ice melts in her iced tea. When you view everything as racist, nothing is racist. I remember an article that stated being nice to people of color was racist..Racism is the perfect Catch 22 for liberals.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino 8/27/2020 4:36:00 PM (No. 523014)
Proud, proud, proud BLACK woman - - who spends an excessive amount of time, energy, and money to have her hair styled like a white woman. Why am I dubious?
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Reply 23 - Posted by: SweetSweetback 8/27/2020 4:36:26 PM (No. 523017)
Horseface, HORSESHIT!
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Reply 24 - Posted by: volksford 8/27/2020 4:38:11 PM (No. 523018)
How in hell does a FLOTUS travel incognito? BS...and by the way do you think you are the only person to experience rude people in a line ?
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Reply 25 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 8/27/2020 4:39:41 PM (No. 523019)
Give me an effen break, Moochie. How long did it take you to make this up?
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Reply 26 - Posted by: whyyeseyec 8/27/2020 4:41:00 PM (No. 523022)
Next Michelle will be telling us how she dodged sniper fire in Kosovo - oh wait, that was Hillary....
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Reply 27 - Posted by: SinCitySnark 8/27/2020 4:42:34 PM (No. 523023)
Someone stepped in front of her at the Hagen Daz!?!?!?!? It's the hate crime of the century! We must demand an investigation. I am ashamed to live in a country where a wealthy privileged woman of color can be cut in front of at the local ice cream shop with out so much as an apology.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: Condor44 8/27/2020 4:42:45 PM (No. 523024)
LIAR!!!!!
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Reply 29 - Posted by: Kate318 8/27/2020 4:48:07 PM (No. 523029)
Aw, Mooch...they weren’t racist. They just couldn’t see you behind that big, fat chip on your shoulder.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: Are You Serious 8/27/2020 4:50:16 PM (No. 523034)
I would bw shocked and outraged by this story....except I do not believe a word that comes out of Moochie's cake hole
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Reply 31 - Posted by: KayJayMac 8/27/2020 4:50:25 PM (No. 523035)
That line-cutter was Nancy Pelosi in desperate need of a cone.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: dbdiva 8/27/2020 4:52:42 PM (No. 523039)
Sorry, I'm not buying what she's selling but I'm pretty sure that if it did happen the person who cut in line was a democrat. But if it was a busy time for the shop sometimes it's hard to tell where a line begins and ends. I'm not excusing this imaginary woman who should have apologized if this was a real incident. But then if she was a Dem it would not have occurred to her. I don't know if I would recognize MO; she's actually just average looking (I'm being kind) and she did say she wanted to "be normal". The only way I might recognize her without SS protection would be due to her enormous size.
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Reply 33 - Posted by: lakerman1 8/27/2020 4:55:01 PM (No. 523042)
three of the most recognizable black females in the world, and no one recognized them? give us a break, Michelle! And she told the Secret Service detail to hold back, and they did? give us a break, Michelle! (Michelle once told a story of an act of racism against her, when a short white woman asked Michelle, at the grocery store, to reach to the top shelf for the short lady, to grab a can of something.) Just go away, Michelle. Just go away. You are a classless woman.
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Reply 34 - Posted by: Shmowry1 8/27/2020 5:00:35 PM (No. 523045)
That's not racism. That's rudeness. Maybe she doesn't know this, but rudeness afflicts all of us...no matter the skin color. How racist of her to think that just because that rude person was white, that she was being rude because Michelle was black. There is literally no reason to think that it had anything to do with race. Maybe because she does not go to places like an ordinary person anymore she has forgotten how rude people can be. Try going to Costco!
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Reply 35 - Posted by: JustCause 8/27/2020 5:04:34 PM (No. 523047)
When you're a Racist all you see is color. Anything that happens to you or around you that can be construed as bad; is seen as color. A Racist projects racism. FTA: I notice that white people don't even see me. How unaware can she be? 'white people' 'don't even see me'... so white people don't see her. They can't be racist if they don't acknowledge her color, THEN, cut in line in front of her.
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Reply 36 - Posted by: Jesuslover54 8/27/2020 5:11:02 PM (No. 523050)
First of all, that white woman was Hillary, who is probably the only white woman the two Secret service details would be allowed to get within fifty feet of the First Lady. Secondly, she has never waited in line her whole life.
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Reply 37 - Posted by: Lazyman 8/27/2020 5:13:21 PM (No. 523051)
It's all a false narrative and none is worth the attention of normal people.
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Reply 38 - Posted by: sanspeur 8/27/2020 5:14:48 PM (No. 523052)
what’s with uber lib feemales and time ce cream? As if that’s the most stereotypical place where these soo relatable gals go ? Not a bar , club or whatever . ice cream ? , pelousy showed us her stash , remember when mitch went to tarjay ? She was dressed in her fav ripped , dirty shorts , just like deplaning AF1 ? you know she will be bff with those two brit ex RF , whinge & ginge . jonesing for votes .
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Reply 39 - Posted by: Sandbar 8/27/2020 5:14:59 PM (No. 523053)
The Dems have to hammer the racism theme hard. Trump will not capture a majority of the black vote but he's gaining a larger percentage of it. That's not only a killer for the Dems in national races but trickles down in the statewide (Senate) races.
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Reply 40 - Posted by: RuckusTom 8/27/2020 5:17:11 PM (No. 523054)
Let's back up and review her thesis at, what was it?, Princeton or Harvard, where she claimed to be a victim of racism every second of her life ... and she got a degree for it. Then, let's talk about someone who's got a massive chip on her shoulder.
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Reply 41 - Posted by: MMC 8/27/2020 5:18:14 PM (No. 523055)
Your African American ‘husband’ is elected to the highest office in the United States- and you want to whine about being treated poorly? No class
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Reply 42 - Posted by: ronbet 8/27/2020 5:24:45 PM (No. 523057)
Michelle told this story years ago, maybe six or eight years ago, Why is it being related again and why now?? Michelle Obama loves her some racism. She wrote her college thesis about it. It's all she talks about. Sher and Barack were raised in privilege and they hate America. I'll bet race is pretty much all they have in common. They must bore each other to death. They sure bore me every time they say anything!
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Reply 43 - Posted by: msjena 8/27/2020 5:26:14 PM (No. 523059)
Michelle: Don't you know who I am? I've got news for her. People are rude to and uninterested in white people they don't know, too.
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Reply 44 - Posted by: TXknitter 8/27/2020 5:27:36 PM (No. 523062)
Biggest lies ever. This woman, her daughters and her entourage of Secret Service went somewhere in D.C. which is Love all Democrats Land and were treated poorly? Nobody believes it. She was worshipped around there!!
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Reply 45 - Posted by: Faithfully 8/27/2020 5:28:41 PM (No. 523063)
Her first motion as FLoUS was to take a bunch of her girlfriends on a visit to Europe.
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Reply 46 - Posted by: Ditto1958 8/27/2020 5:29:13 PM (No. 523064)
What utter and complete BS. She needs to go somewhere and be quiet as every other former First Lady and former president have done until the Clintons and Obamas.
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Reply 47 - Posted by: SavageRider 8/27/2020 5:38:11 PM (No. 523075)
Your time is up, Michelle. Go play with Duchess Markle.
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Reply 48 - Posted by: qr4j 8/27/2020 5:46:22 PM (No. 523088)
Cry me a river, Michelle. The rudeness in the ice cream shop had nothing to do with your color. The people who pushed in front of you were just rude. And the woman behind the counter was just trying to serve people. She probably really didn't care who they were. And about walking your dogs and not being noticed . . . they pay attention to the dogs because the dogs are beautiful -- and expensive, as I recall. You don't know why they aren't paying attention to you. Maybe you're just boring as watching paint dry, Michelle. I don't find you at all appealing.
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Reply 49 - Posted by: Lawsy0 8/27/2020 5:52:39 PM (No. 523097)
Oh. Shut. Up. Mike!
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Reply 50 - Posted by: anniebc 8/27/2020 5:59:47 PM (No. 523106)
So, black people and other nonwhites bow at your feet when they see you and never not notice you or cut in front of you? Am I right, dude arms Mike?
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Reply 51 - Posted by: GoodDeal 8/27/2020 6:02:08 PM (No. 523111)
The First Lady off slavery and the biggest slave owner in the country. Anyone ever say she has a man’s body? Big frame big musclie arms and legs. Just sayin
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Reply 52 - Posted by: skacmar 8/27/2020 6:02:11 PM (No. 523112)
Nobody could see you, Michelle, because the crowd of Secret Service agents was keeping everyone else away. They weren't ignoring you because you were black. They were ignoring you because they were annoyed because they probably had to wait in line even longer because you were there with your entourage causing traffic jams, parking problems, and making everyone have to wait until you were served first. If only the rest of us had your problems.....
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Reply 53 - Posted by: OK state mom 8/27/2020 6:04:54 PM (No. 523118)
Shortly after Obama became President a news release was made about how Michelle "escaped" to Target. She made a comment that she was met with racism while shopping when an elderly white lady asked her, at...what...5 foot 10?...to get something off a top shelf. She claimed an elderly white lady would not have asked an equally tall white woman of the same age to help her.
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Reply 54 - Posted by: happy conservative 8/27/2020 6:11:22 PM (No. 523128)
Oh barf! Just, Oh barf! If I never see her and her husband again, it will be too soon.
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Reply 55 - Posted by: Osprey21 8/27/2020 6:13:20 PM (No. 523129)
Michelle, please.
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Reply 56 - Posted by: Scribelus 8/27/2020 6:20:25 PM (No. 523133)
Notorious race hustler emerges from under flat, moist rock. Or was that Al Sharpton with lifts?
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Reply 57 - Posted by: Moritz55 8/27/2020 6:21:35 PM (No. 523134)
So incredibly petty! As if similar things didn’t happen to anyone else all the time!
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Reply 58 - Posted by: dmzrn 8/27/2020 6:33:55 PM (No. 523146)
I've had that happen to me and I'm whiter 'n' white.
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Reply 59 - Posted by: coldoc 8/27/2020 6:35:04 PM (No. 523148)
The self guilt for being an unaccomplished freeloader all of her life is really eating at her (him)
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Reply 60 - Posted by: red1066 8/27/2020 6:42:41 PM (No. 523158)
There in lies the problem with too many blacks. Everything that doesn't go their way or if they don't get their way then racism is to blame. I see it everyday where I work. The actions that are just normal workplace expectations such as turning up on time, and doing the job are viewed as unrealistic with the tone of racism blended in. The older black employees aren't like that at all, and they get fed up with the younger employees complaining all the time.
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Reply 61 - Posted by: ho72 8/27/2020 6:43:40 PM (No. 523159)
Ah, *finally* a topic I care even less about than the NFL/NBA/BLM grievance of the day.
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Reply 62 - Posted by: padiva 8/27/2020 6:48:37 PM (No. 523169)
'when I'm just a Black woman' Can that be fact checked? In the late 80's, I slighted the wife of Gov-candidate Jim Florio (NJ) at an event. It felt good. Many people, who are no longer married, know the feeling of not being seen. Give it a break!
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Reply 63 - Posted by: udanja99 8/27/2020 6:49:44 PM (No. 523171)
BS. She would have been surrounded by Secret Service and I’m sure that they wouldn’t let anyone close to her much less let someone cut in line.
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Reply 64 - Posted by: watashiyo 8/27/2020 6:50:14 PM (No. 523172)
Racism starts from #12 and those who clicked "like". Go to Japan and there are lines at every corner, but you'll never see them cut in line. Maybe you're talking about another group of people who looks like them but you wouldn't know because they all look alike?
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Reply 65 - Posted by: DogFacedPonySoldier 8/27/2020 7:07:41 PM (No. 523191)
I try not to stare at anyone. I try to accept them as they are and where they are.
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Reply 66 - Posted by: natpock1 8/27/2020 7:10:32 PM (No. 523193)
If this is the worst racism you experienced the USA is in pretty good shape after all!
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Reply 67 - Posted by: WV.Hillbilly 8/27/2020 7:11:21 PM (No. 523194)
To paraphrase Raylan Givens, "'If you run into a racist in the morning, you ran into a racist. 'If you run into racists all day, YOU'RE the racist."
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Reply 68 - Posted by: zephyrgirl 8/27/2020 7:15:35 PM (No. 523196)
Mooch walks around with one huge chip on her shoulder, looking for racism from every white person she sees. If there's a racist in any room she's in, dollars to doughnuts, it is her.
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Reply 69 - Posted by: David Key 8/27/2020 7:25:49 PM (No. 523204)
Rudeness is not racism, the women, assuming the event actually occurred, was rude, would probably have been rude to a white woman just as much. Assuming rudeness and bad behavior is racism is just being hyper sensitive. Of course we are seeing a lot of that on the left in the last few decades.
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Reply 70 - Posted by: ginadee 8/27/2020 7:32:19 PM (No. 523206)
First of all Michelle, you're not any kind of lady. Get that straight and the rest is easy ;
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Reply 71 - Posted by: radrelic 8/27/2020 7:41:46 PM (No. 523215)
Being of her race is least worst thing about her.
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Reply 72 - Posted by: mythman 8/27/2020 7:48:49 PM (No. 523223)
A free ride at Princeton and then Harvard Law School. Yeah, sounds like racism to me.
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Reply 73 - Posted by: hershey 8/27/2020 8:42:46 PM (No. 523260)
Yea, sure, the Secret Service let someone close enough to cut in front of her...lying beeetch...
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Reply 74 - Posted by: Mizz Fixxit 8/27/2020 8:44:10 PM (No. 523263)
Not buying that the Secret Service stood back so Mooch and the two little black girls could be “normal.” They did not step back and let her and the two little black girls enter a crowded ice cream shop. She is a liar. A big fat, bitter, hateful, racist liar.
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Reply 75 - Posted by: monster 8/27/2020 8:53:36 PM (No. 523268)
Her ice cream story is a fairy tale. She asked Secret Service to stand back to normalize the event and then another customer was allowed to rush in and by her? That's even if you believe the children are hers/his.
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Reply 76 - Posted by: ronniethek 8/27/2020 9:36:38 PM (No. 523277)
I am so sick of him.
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Reply 77 - Posted by: Rightfromthestart 8/27/2020 9:37:29 PM (No. 523278)
Yes I’m sure it’s exhausting having your giant ass kissed all the time, ungrateful wretch.
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Reply 78 - Posted by: Jethro bo 8/27/2020 9:48:00 PM (No. 523282)
Fake news and an out and out lie. What white woman would the Secret Service allow into the store with the First Family in it? So the First Lady and her two kids were just leisurely strolling where? How many Ice Cream shops are across the street from the White Hut? This angry privileged never earned a thing woman lies more than her husband.
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Reply 79 - Posted by: rytwng 8/27/2020 10:19:18 PM (No. 523292)
Mike be a man (again) and shut up.
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Reply 80 - Posted by: Chuzzles 8/27/2020 11:10:14 PM (No. 523306)
That woman who took cuts would have done it even if you had been white Moochie. You don't have a special lock on somebody being rude to you. But maybe you need to learn to just let it slide like other people do.
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Reply 81 - Posted by: alaskaal 8/28/2020 12:06:50 AM (No. 523323)
Sorry Mike, not listening...
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Reply 82 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 8/28/2020 12:10:03 AM (No. 523327)
I am so conflicted. Which lie was the biggest ? The Target story or the ice cream story ? MOOooochelle is like my neighbor who wants to be rich. She would have sent the maid to get ice cream. How dare you think she would get in a line ?
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Reply 83 - Posted by: SALady 8/28/2020 12:18:09 AM (No. 523331)
So she is saying that, while Ovomit was president, she took her daughters to an ice cream shop without any Secret Service protection and waited in line with the peasants???? What a pile of BS!!!!!! If she ever went to an ice cream shop while First Heifer, she had the Secret Service clear out that peasants first -- probably for a 2 block radius. They were not worthy to be in her presence!!! Like all racist lie-berals, she has to lie and make up BS stories because she has no actual stories involving racism where she wasn't the racist involved!!!!
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Reply 84 - Posted by: PChristopher 8/28/2020 12:34:02 AM (No. 523337)
Someone who took 100 million dollar vacations at public expense has NO standing to lecture anyone about their experience with racism.
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Reply 85 - Posted by: lostinmassachusetts 8/28/2020 1:04:37 AM (No. 523351)
Michelle doesn't understand that there are pushy blacks too. That's her version of racism.
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Reply 86 - Posted by: Trigger2 8/28/2020 1:06:50 AM (No. 523353)
The wookie must think the drive-by propaganda media fawning over her for 8 years is racist.
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Reply 87 - Posted by: LeftCoast 8/28/2020 2:13:07 AM (No. 523366)
Since you disapprove of line cutting, I assume you also disapprove of illegal immigration?
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Reply 88 - Posted by: ARKfamily 8/28/2020 5:52:25 AM (No. 523406)
Michelle Obama confirmed to me that the definition of racism changed. Racism would be that she was not served ice cream because of her skin color. People standing in line for ice cream are thinking about one thing - ice cream.
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Reply 89 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 8/28/2020 7:44:09 AM (No. 523476)
America is such a non-racist country that her enemies must make up stories even to talk about it.
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Reply 90 - Posted by: StormCnter 8/28/2020 9:22:09 AM (No. 523580)
Have we ever heard Barack or Michelle Obama express appreciation of being given the honor of serving as President and First Lady of the United States of America? Just a word or two would be nice. But all we hear from either is pettiness and whining for perceived wrongs. What an undeserving couple they turned out to be.
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A defense attorney for the fired Minneapolis police officer charged with murder in connection with the death of George Floyd is asking a judge to drop all charges, arguing the 46-year-old man's death was allegedly from a drug overdose and not caused by the officer planting his knee in the back of Floyd's neck. (Snip) Nelson contends Chauvin acted on his training from the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) in the use of a "Maximal Restraint Technique" and did so out of concern that Floyd might harm himself or the officers struggling to arrest him. The Minneapolis Police Department policy on
Rally supporting police draws
scores to downtown Kenosha
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Posted by NorthernDog 8/30/2020 9:17:49 PM Post Reply
KENOSHA, Wis. — Scores of police supporters gathered Sunday in downtown Kenosha where protesters have been demonstrating against police brutality since the shooting of Jacob Blake last weekend. Some attending the rally in the Wisconsin city wore “back the blue” shirts. Others carried American flags. They applauded when law enforcement vehicles rolled by. With the things that they face on a daily basis, they need that little extra push of love and to show that they are needed,” said Jennifer Peyton, 44, who attended the rally. “I mean, if you went in to work every day, and you were told that
Kenosha police arrest food distribution volunteers 16 replies
Posted by NorthernDog 8/30/2020 9:45:54 AM Post Reply
Nine people arrested by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin, for allegedly being outside agitators were in town city to distribute food to protesters, a director of the nonprofit kitchen said Saturday. Jennifer Scheurle, who serves on the board of directors for Riot Kitchen, based in Seattle, said Kenosha police were mistaken when they arrested the volunteers Wednesday for investigation of disorderly conduct. (Snip) Police said they found helmets, gas masks, fireworks and "suspected controlled substances" in the vehicles. Kenosha police are under scrutiny for the potentially debilitating shooting of Jacob Blake, which set off three nights of violent protests, and for
Ohio county tells story of the seismic shift
of working-class voters toward GOP
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Posted by NorthernDog 8/29/2020 3:49:39 PM Post Reply
NORTH LIMA, Ohio — Ron Spickler is sitting on the front porch of his modest Mahoning County brick home eating dinner and watching the world drive by the busy little state routes that intersect and pass his front door. (Snip) Spickler was a lifetime Democrat. He voted for Barack Obama, then switched to Donald Trump in 2016. He cannot wait to show up to vote for him in November and is quick to note the divide in this country. He hopes whoever wins will try to repair it. Five miles due north at the Mahoning County Republican headquarters on Market Street
Vulgar sign targeting Gov. Hogan displayed
on Ocean City Boardwalk, police investigate
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Posted by NorthernDog 8/29/2020 12:25:28 PM Post Reply
OCEAN CITY, Md. - Ocean City police investigated this week after a large, vulgar sign targeting Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan was displayed on the Ocean City Boardwalk. (Tweet) Photos show the sign with profanity and hateful messages directed toward the governor. Ocean City police said in a post that they are "aware of the large sign being displayed on the boardwalk regarding Governor Hogan. The City Solicitor and the Worcester County States Attorneys Office have been consulted. Unfortunately, the sign (including the profanity) is freedom of speech. We share your frustrations with this and are as disappointed as you are. We
Owner of Brit's Pub says downtown
Minneapolis no longer safe for customers
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Posted by NorthernDog 8/29/2020 9:51:27 AM Post Reply
The morning after more civil unrest struck Downtown Minneapolis, businesses are assessing the damage to their property and starting to pick up the pieces. One of those trying to figure out what comes next is Kam Talebi, owner and CEO of Kaskaid Hospitality, the parent company that owns Brit's Pub on Nicollet Mall, along with several other restaurants incuding Crave, Union and BLVD. (Snip) "It's pretty extensive, unfortunately," says Talebi. "And you know, they got into the building, lit it on fire. Thank God it didn't spread throughout the entire complex, but, it's just completely ransacked. The entire building. Got
‘I saw the fear in him’: Lotus
Restaurant owner describes
intense confrontation with looters
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Posted by NorthernDog 8/28/2020 2:55:45 PM Post Reply
MINNEAPOLIS - In the height of all the looting in downtown Minneapolis Wednesday night, one restaurant owner had an enormous decision to make. Watching his business being destroyed, he pulled out his gun during an intense confrontation, before ultimately deciding not to pull the trigger. The Nguyen family started the Lotus Restaurant in 1984. It’s the American dream, which was almost shattered in one night by a few people looking to destroy their hard work. (Snip) They didn’t listen - first throwing a rock, then a fire extinguisher. Five of them jumped inside. Then one guy zeroed in on Nguyen’s
Lord & Taylor goes out of business,
ending a nearly 200-year-old legacy
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Posted by NorthernDog 8/28/2020 2:36:46 PM Post Reply
Lord & Taylor, one of the country's oldest department store chains, is going out of business after filing for bankruptcy earlier this month. The retailer was sold just a year ago for $100 million to Le Tote, a San Francisco online clothing rental company, by Canadian parent Hudson's Bay Co. Lord & Taylor will permanently close its remaining 38 stores and shut down its website, the company said Thursday. It is currently holding going-out-of-business sales in stores and online. Founded as a dry goods store in 1826, Lord & Taylor has struggled for years. But the pandemic has changed the
Democrats worry about
voter backlash in suburbs
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Posted by NorthernDog 8/28/2020 2:27:12 PM Post Reply
Democratic strategists are worried scenes of violence in Kenosha, Wis., and the “defund the police” debate could give Republicans and President Trump a boost with suburban voters. The issue has come back to the forefront amid new incidents of violence, property destruction and protests this week after another unarmed Black man, Jacob Blake, was shot in the back by a police officer. Some Democrats worry the continuing unrest could give Trump an opening with swing voters in Wisconsin and other key states that voted for Trump in 2016. “Republicans are very wisely pouncing on this moment and using that language
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Posted by Harlowe 8/30/2020 12:32:26 AM Post Reply
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More troops say they'll vote
for Biden than Trump: poll
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Posted by Ribicon 8/31/2020 9:39:21 AM Post Reply
More active-duty U.S. troops say they’ll vote for former Vice President Joseph R. Biden than President Trump in the November election, a new poll shows, continuing a steady decline in the commander in chief’s favorability ratings among service members. A Military Times survey released Monday found that if the election were held today, 41% of active-duty troops say they’d vote for Mr. Biden, compared to just 37% for the president. Another 13% said they intend to back a third-party candidate, while 9% said they’d skip the presidential election altogether. The Military Times surveyed 1,018 active-duty troops for the poll.
Biden condemns violence
in Portland and calls on
Trump to do the same
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Posted by Dreadnought 8/31/2020 10:18:12 AM Post Reply
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is forcefully condemning the violent protests that took one life in Portland, Oregon, on Saturday evening, calling on President Donald Trump to do the same. "The deadly violence we saw overnight in Portland is unacceptable," Biden said in a statement on Sunday. "I condemn this violence unequivocally. I condemn violence of every kind by anyone, whether on the left or the right. And I challenge Donald Trump to do the same." Biden is expected to travel to southwestern Pennsylvania on Monday to deliver remarks intended to contrast
Pressure mounts on Barr DOJ to
identify funders, organizers of violent riots
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Posted by Pluperfect 8/31/2020 4:38:21 AM Post Reply
Conservative pressure is mounting on Attorney General William Barr and his Justice Department to ratchet up investigations of violent rioters across the country, specifically to identify those funding and organizing the mayhem. Rep. Ken Buck, R-Calif., and Sen. Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, made weekend appeals for DOJ to take action to cut off funding and logistical support for the groups of rioters that have terrorized and destroyed American cities for months.
Portland Black Lives Matter Monsters Cheer
and Celebrate Murder of Patriot Prayer
Member (Video)
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Posted by Imright 8/30/2020 4:46:21 AM Post Reply
The rioters in Portland let their true colors shine on Saturday night as they cheered and celebrated the murder of a member of Patriot Front by one of their peers.For a while, rumors were circulating online that a rioter had been killed by a supporter of President Donald Trump, but there was a big celebration when they found out it was actually the other way around.“Everybody, I just got word. The person who died was a Patriot Prayer person,” the Black Lives Matter leader tells the excited crowd. “He was a f***ing Nazi. Our community held its own and took out the trash.
MSNBC’s Cross: RNC’s Black Speakers
‘Looked Like a Modern-Day Minstrel
Show to Me’
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Posted by Imright 8/30/2020 4:40:44 PM Post Reply
During Sunday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “AM Joy,” host Tiffany Cross criticized the Republican National Convention for its diverse presentation of speakers throughout the week. She dismissed the display as being reflective of the Republican Party and President Donald Trump. Instead, Cross urged viewers not to be “fooled” by Republicans and said the “slew of black speakers” looked like a “modern-day minstrel show.”“If you watched the Republican convention last week, you would almost think the Republican Party is the one welcoming people of color given the big display of diversity,”
‘You Simply Do Not Care About Us’:
Neighbors Allegedly Write Letter Singling
Out Neighbor For Trump Yard Sign
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Posted by Imright 8/30/2020 5:59:08 AM Post Reply
Fox News contributor Guy Benson on Saturday posted a letter allegedly given to a friend’s neighbor because they “have a Trump sign in their yard.” “Thank you for proudly and prominently displaying your signs of political support! These symbols make it impossible for us to ignore how you truly feel about us as your neighbors,” said the handwritten note, which was signed “your neighbors who dare to be different.” (Tweet) The letter continued, “They make abundantly clear to those of us who are women, people of color, immigrants and those who may worship or love differently than you that you simply do not care about us at all.”
Appeals court denies Michael Flynn and
Justice Department's effort to end his case
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Posted by Ladyhawke 8/31/2020 12:54:00 PM Post Reply
A federal appeals court ruled Monday against Michael Flynn and the Justice Department in their request to quickly shut down his criminal case. The 8-2 decision restores power to a judge to question the Justice Department's moves in the politically divisive case, when Attorney General William Barr dropped charges against President Donald Trump's former national security adviser earlier this year despite twice pleading guilty to lying under oath to lying to the FBI. Flynn had fought District Judge Emmet Sullivan's decision to ask a third-party lawyer to argue against the Justice Department's dismissal in the case, and his plans to hold a hearing, which has not yet happened.
Chicago looting proves Black America
deserves reparations — here's why
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Posted by bamapreacher 8/30/2020 4:47:15 PM Post Reply
The summer of 2020 has been a summer defined by agitation. What started in Minnesota following the police killing of George Floyd spread quickly across the nation. This past week, Kenosha, Wisconsin, became the latest flashpoint, as protesters clashed with police and armed vigilantes over the police shooting of 29-year-old Jacob Blake. One of those vigilantes has been charged with killing two protesters and injuring another. But another Midwestern city — my city — was the center of attention three weeks ago. In the early hours of Aug. 10
The Vatican Goes to Bat for Biden 34 replies
Posted by MissMolly 8/30/2020 4:31:30 AM Post Reply
In 2016, the Vatican was pulling for Hillary Clinton. Just days before the presidential election, Pope Francis renewed his criticism of politicians who speak about erecting “walls.” This led Slate and other publications to run such headlines as “It Sure Sounds Like Pope Francis Doesn’t Think Americans Should Vote for Trump.” Several Francis-friendly prelates ran interference for Hillary Clinton. San Jose’s bishop, Patrick McGrath, wrote a letter to his flock in which he said that Donald Trump’s complaint of a rigged system “borders on the seditious.” According to the Italian press, many of Pope Francis’s aides viewed Trump’s victory as a “bitter defeat.”
Democratic senator says Trump ‘deliberately
killing people' by holding rallies
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Posted by JunkYardDog 8/30/2020 7:40:53 AM Post Reply

Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., said Saturday President Trump is “deliberately killing people” with his rallies amid the coronavirus pandemic. “Can we take the gloves off and tell the truth? Trump is deliberately killing people,” Murphy wrote on Twitter. “He holds rallies where people get infected. On Thursday, no social distancing or masks, sending a clear message that the CDC should be ignored.” “His plan is to kill people. Let's just say it,” Murphy continued.   Correction*

Chickens Coming Home to Roost?
Portland Mob Shines Strobe Lights
Into Ted Wheeler's Condo at Night
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Posted by Pluperfect 8/30/2020 4:48:06 AM Post Reply
On the ninety-third night of violent antifa riots in Portland, a group of protesters occupied the lobby of Mayor Ted Wheeler’s (D-Portland) apartment building as a mob held a block party outside and activists shined strobe lights into Wheeler’s window. The mob demanded the complete abolition of the police by 2022. Meanwhile, a group of rioters set fire to the Portland Police Association building, targeting the police union for what appears to have been the fourth time since the police killing of George Floyd. This unrest came the day after Wheeler sent a letter to President Donald Trump, declining his offer to send federal officers. Protesters entered the lobby
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