Apparently, according to Michelle Obama, it’s the Republicans fault that inner city kids are skipping their lunches at school.
At a fundraiser Monday, Michelle Obama slammed House Republicans who are pushing to grant waivers to schools that are losing money due to her “Let’s Move!” lunch program. The GOP also seeks to ease the law’s requirements when it is re-authorized next year. None of this sits well with the First Lady:
Michelle Obama told donors that Republicans in Congress were dedicated to obstructing not only her husband’s political ambitions but her own efforts to reduce child obesity.
“We all have a right to expect that our hard-earned taxpayer dollars won’t be spent on junk food for our kids,” she said pointing out that parents have a “right” to expect healthy meals in schools.
Michelle pointed out that “her” legislation and “her” national school lunch standards were drafted by “experts” using “sound science,” but that Republicans will continue their efforts to roll back “her” program anyway. And how does she feel about it?
Read the rest here.
No, no it isn’t the Republicans who are opposing your ridiculous lunch standards. It’s the KIDS!!! They hate what you are forcing them to eat, so they are skipping lunch. How’s that for usurping your “authority” FLOTUS?
Who knew Michelle Malkin could dance like that?
What do you do when people on the left are spinning and diverting attention away from the epic fail that is the Obama Administration Part Deux? You engage the culture and mock the tomfoolery, via video of course. Watch and learn from the master of online social media Michelle Malkin.
Here’s Michelle on Hannity discussing the impetus for this amazing bit of fun.
Is the left angry about this? Yes. But are they talking about it? Definitely. Is this what winning the culture looks like? Definitely yes.
Among other things, Michelle Obama said that you don’t become successful by cutting corners and following your own rules.
Of course Mrs. Obama would never understand what the big idea is with a business owner creating their own rules. If you create something, you get to decide how it works and if corners need to be cut, in order to reach your goals, and I’m not speaking of law breaking: I’m talking about the myriad of decisions that business owners make on a daily basis. Mrs. Obama calls those decisions cutting corners. Business owners call that command and control, profit and loss, running a business.
Her speech was a plaintive plea to lengthen her time in the White House by another four years, because she loves her husband and he’s a nice guy. That’s great for Michelle, but I’m grading him on his performance as president. There is no do over and historically speaking, presidents don’t do as well in their second terms as they did in their first.
Word Cloud Via Sooper Mexican:
So the idea that he will improve his performance by leaps and bounds has no basis in fact. It sounds mean, but what can President Obama do to improve our lives going forward? By the looks of things, not much.
Let’s get a jump start on the week with a little video…
What do you think folks? What exactly is on his mind?
Apparenty Mrs. Obama had a serious problem with the amount of pomp and circumstance given to the American flag at the 911 ceremonies. She appeared to ask “All of this for a flag?”
Hat Tip: The Blaze
We cannot be sure of what she said at that ceremony. In fact we shouldn’t waste another minute on it.
During my time in the Air Force, I had the pleasure and honor to serve on the Air Force Honor Guard. I have helped carry the casket of a fallen veteran, with the flag draped over it. I have helped fold the American flag in the silence of a hot Florida summer afternoon. The sweep of our gloved hands and the snap of the flag drawn taut as we honor the fallen were the sweet sounds of us paying respect to someone who gave their all for our nation. Many times the weeping of loved ones could be heard. After the 13 folds, one of us, (my privelege on a few occasions) would place the flag over our heart and carry it over to the widow, or family member. As you drop to one knee and face the sad teary eyed face, you thank them on behalf of the United States for their sacrifice. You gently place the flag in their hands. Then you turn and go to your ceremonial weapon to prepare the 21 gun salute. There was many a funeral I fired my weapon three times with tears in my eyes. That is one part of what all of the hubbub is about. Honor.
Here is information on the meaning of the 13 folds: via I’m for Kids (although it can be found in numerous places on the web)
Here is the meaning of each of those folds:
The first fold of our Flag is a symbol of life.
The second fold is a symbol of our belief in eternal life.
The third fold is made in honor and remembrance of the veterans departing our ranks who gave a portion of their lives for the defense of our country to attain peace throughout the world.
The fourth fold represents our weaker nature, for as American citizens trusting, it is to Him we turn in times of peace as well as in time of war for His divine guidance.
The fifth fold is a tribute to our country, for in the words of Stephen Decatur, “Our Country, in dealing with other countries may she always be right; but it is still our country, right or wrong.”
The sixth fold is for where our hearts lie. It is with our heart that we pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.
The seventh fold is a tribute to our Armed Forces, for it is through the Armed Forces that we protect our country and our flag against all her enemies, whether they be found within or without the boundaries of our Republic.
The eighth fold is a tribute to the one who entered into the valley of the shadow of death, that we might see the light of day, and to honor mother, for whom it flies on Mother’s Day.
The ninth fold is a tribute to womanhood; for it has been through their faith, their love, loyalty and devotion that the character of the men and women who have made this country great has been molded.
The tenth fold is a tribute to the father, for he, too, has given his sons and daughters for the defense of our country since they were first born.
The eleventh fold, in the eyes of a Hebrew citizen represents the lower portion of the seal of King David and King Solomon, and glorifies in their eyes, the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.
The twelfth fold, in the eyes of a Christian citizen, represents an emblem of eternity and glorifies, in their eyes, God the Father, the Son and Holy Spirit.
When the Flag is completely folded, the stars are uppermost reminding us of our Nation’s motto, “In God We Trust.” After the Flag is completely folded and tucked in, it takes on the appearance of a cocked hat, ever reminding us of the soldiers who served under General George Washington, and the Sailors and Marines who served under Captain John Paul Jones, who were followed by their comrades and shipmates in the Armed Forces of the United States, preserving for us the rights, privileges, and freedoms we enjoy today.
Watch a flag being folded below…