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#BlackHistoryMonth: The Incomparable First Lady Michelle Obama


119 Responses to “#BlackHistoryMonth: The Incomparable First Lady Michelle Obama”


  1. 1 COS
    February 27, 2017 at 3:44 pm

    Beautiful inside and outside. Best first lady ever!!!!

  2. 2 57andfemale
    February 27, 2017 at 3:47 pm

    This looks like something worth following: ]

  3. 3 ydavis00
    February 27, 2017 at 3:57 pm

    • 4 pkayden
      February 27, 2017 at 5:07 pm

      Good to know that our Fascist in Chief is inspiring another actual fascist. I am sure Cambodians appreciate America for inflicting Trump on the world. /s

  4. 5 whenpamelawandered
    February 27, 2017 at 4:06 pm

    Our Forever FLOTUS

  5. 6 Nena20409
    February 27, 2017 at 4:26 pm

    Hello TOD on a Manic Monday.
    Congrats to COS, Au ⭐ becomes you 😉
    Thanks to NW, TOD Rocks!
    I am not usually a fan of Award Shows. I did watch the Oscar last year, intermittently. This year, I watched it. Wow, it got confused towards the end.

  6. February 27, 2017 at 4:28 pm

    Michelle Obama is the best First Lady this country have had in along time.

  7. 8 Nena20409
    February 27, 2017 at 4:38 pm

  8. 12 Nena20409
    February 27, 2017 at 4:47 pm

  9. 13 Nena20409
    February 27, 2017 at 4:50 pm

  10. 16 susanne
    February 27, 2017 at 4:52 pm

    Beautiful post, Nerdy. Thank you so much for bringing the goods here, day after day. ❤

  11. 19 jacquelineoboomer
    February 27, 2017 at 4:55 pm

  12. 22 Nena20409
    February 27, 2017 at 4:55 pm

  13. 25 Nena20409
    February 27, 2017 at 4:59 pm

  14. 27 pkayden
    February 27, 2017 at 5:04 pm

    So nice to see the gorgeous, classy FLOTUS on here. Love her to pieces!

  15. February 27, 2017 at 5:08 pm

    I have wondering. Anyone know about what happens to Mrs. O’s garden?

    • 29 arapaho415
      February 27, 2017 at 5:13 pm

      GA AT2.

      Saw a tweet last week (could have been the week before, though) that said Melania is keeping the WH garden, with a gracious nod to our #ForeverFLOTUS.

      First thing that hasn’t been an unending horror from this Adm.

    • 31 CEB
      February 27, 2017 at 5:16 pm

      There was a 2 million dollar bequest (not from taxes) to pay for the Parks dept. upkeep and below the pergola at the entrance of the garden is a stone marker with her name etc. Melania has also indicated that the garden would remain. It would be a public relations nightmare if they try to plow it underground. Much of the produce goes to area soup kitchens and other charities.

      • 32 susanne
        February 27, 2017 at 5:41 pm

        45 has shown that public relations nightmares where he’s the star are just good fun for him. I agree that people would be appalled, but I think what’s really saving the garden is some killer-smart maneuvering by the Obamas, to protect the garden and all it represents.

      • February 27, 2017 at 5:45 pm

        They better keep it up and going. Thanks!!

  16. February 27, 2017 at 5:11 pm

  17. 36 Nena20409
    February 27, 2017 at 5:14 pm

  18. 38 arapaho415
    February 27, 2017 at 5:16 pm

    GA/GE TODville.

    Some congressional tweets:

    (Unfortunately wasn’t elected to replace Issa, lost by just a handful of votes 😦 , but DJT has motivated him to resume tweeting.)

    And from today:

  19. 40 arapaho415
    February 27, 2017 at 5:20 pm

    For those who can, tune in or set your DVR’s:

  20. February 27, 2017 at 5:44 pm

    • 48 sherijr
      February 27, 2017 at 7:00 pm

      lol, they’re going to be a dynamic team I think 🙂

    • 49 0388jojothecat
      February 27, 2017 at 7:38 pm

      All these sore-loser-Bernie-bots need to stop complaining and run their own damned candidates as independents. They don’t like Corp money…good, then run independents with little $27 contributions and see how that works. Build your own party from the ground up.

  21. 50 JER
    February 27, 2017 at 5:45 pm

    Hi Susanne: Left you a comment above about Souza’s shade today.

  22. 52 JER
    February 27, 2017 at 6:01 pm


    In 2015, on the 50th anniversary of the march from Selma to Montgomery, the nation’s first African American president paid tribute to a defining event in civil rights history.

  23. February 27, 2017 at 6:02 pm

    This despicable lump of ignorance sitting in the People’s House is the only one who is CLUELESS about
    the difficult and intricate nature of health care. Thanks for calling him out Speaker Pelosi.

  24. February 27, 2017 at 6:12 pm

    • 60 pkayden
      February 27, 2017 at 6:32 pm

      But there was a need to waste taxpayer money on multiple hearings into Benghazi and Secretary Clinton’s email server. Alrighty then.

  25. 61 JER
    February 27, 2017 at 6:22 pm

  26. February 27, 2017 at 6:35 pm

    Keeping America Safe…

  27. February 27, 2017 at 6:41 pm

    No question. It’s needed!!!

    • 65 0388jojothecat
      February 27, 2017 at 7:28 pm

      That means they won’t do it. They all have to give each other “Cover/Shade” so it “Appears” some of them want to do the “Right thing” when NONE OF THEM WANT TO DO THE RIGHT THING.

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  33. February 27, 2017 at 7:06 pm

    In one of the first major business deals concluded since Donald Trump became president, a Chinese businesswoman just closed on the purchase of $15.8 million condo owned by Trump’s real estate business.

    While Trump is not on the board, he is still a principal of the LLC.

    Chen is the founder and managing director of a business consulting firm called Global Alliance Associates which sells itself as a go-between, connecting wealthy business people with Chinese interests to develop new business ventures in her home country.

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  36. 76 Gazelle
    February 27, 2017 at 7:47 pm

    Happy belated bday, GGail! Goooaal! 😁

  37. February 27, 2017 at 7:51 pm

    A House Democratic lawmaker attempted Monday to force a House floor vote on a resolution to request President Trump’s tax returns, but the effort failed on a party-line vote, 229-185, with two Republicans voting “present.”

  38. February 27, 2017 at 8:02 pm

  39. February 27, 2017 at 8:16 pm

    Hey friends, I am lurking as I can. Am at our daughter’s and will be here for almost 3 weeks. We are very busy………getting ready for a big garage sale this weekend among other things.

    If any of you watch The Voice (NBC right now), a young man, Chris Blue, will be on. He is part of the praise and worship team at our church. He has actually been in all the promos for this season. 🙂 I’ve never been ‘into’ most of the reality shows, but this is a bit different. He is a fine Christian–in the truest sense of that word–young man. Not bad on the eyes either. 🙂 🙂

  40. 84 ydavis00
    February 27, 2017 at 8:23 pm

  41. 85 CEB
    February 27, 2017 at 8:33 pm

    I am getting petty joy out of the fact that 45 is not having fun. He is living in a home that is not his and that he feels does not live up to his standards, all of the “best people” that he said he would have attract have not appeared, he is isolated from the show business community that he spent more than 30 years courting (I remember him appearing in a stupid skit on He Haw), he is denied a triumphant appearance at the WHCD because of his fear of facing those that he has criticized, our closest ally votes to deny him the pomp and circumstance of a State Visit, a million plus women and their male allies gave him a big FU protest that far outnumbered his piss poor inauguration, he is finding the job is much harder than he thought and he is learning the limits of presidential power. There are more than 55 lawsuits pending against him and a large part of the country mobilized against, his wrecking crew, and the cowardly, weak ass mofo republican members of congress. He is lampooned daily and no one of any stature is coming to his defense. His every move has been countered so far, by those pesky laws, rules, and regulations. The media that let him say anything he wanted to,unchecked, since 2011 are now calling out his lies. This man, who for almost 50 years turned his name into a brand, is now a fat unhealthy joke, sitting up late at night watching TV alone, tweeting, and trying to stay relevant. In less than 2 months, he has become, not the power that he thought he would be, with an adoring public cheering him and welcoming him everywhere, but someone who is merely the vehicle for men much more wealthy than he and their allies in congress, someone they can use to sign things that he does not understand and will be blamed for when they fail. The worst thing that could have happened to him and his vision of himself is to become president of the USA. Meanwhile, Hillary is smiling and living her life out loud and PBO is the president that even foreign countries want; still popular, good looking, and more importantly, free to live his life as he chooses with his smart, beautiful, one and only wife (because he got it right the first time). Karma is a Bitch!

    • 86 jacquelineoboomer
      February 27, 2017 at 9:49 pm

      If only T-rump could see that, he might just go ahead and resign right now. Tonight. Karma’s a Bitch, T-rump!

  42. 87 amk for obama
    February 27, 2017 at 8:40 pm
    • 88 CEB
      February 27, 2017 at 8:45 pm

      Small group gatherings in a few places around the country do not equal the “massive” crowds that were predicted. Many of those wo voted for him obviously do not want others to know. It’s like the hook-up from the night before that you want to pretend you do not know in the light of day.

  43. February 27, 2017 at 8:44 pm

    THIS

    • 91 amk for obama
      February 27, 2017 at 9:01 pm

      knee jerk solutions are not the answer. Dems needs to concentrate on 50 to 60 flippable seats in swing districts.

  44. February 27, 2017 at 9:10 pm

    Question for NW or anyone else here. I am signed in here with a bellsouth.net email address. We are dropping bellsouth next week. How can I sign in here with a gmail address? Will there be a problem?

    • February 27, 2017 at 9:44 pm

      I had to change my email last year and the blog treated me like a new person. That means that you can’t really post until NW frees you from spam and approves your “membership.” If you see her on here, you might want to give her a warning. Or DM her on twitter.

  45. February 27, 2017 at 9:11 pm

  46. February 27, 2017 at 9:32 pm

    Happening now: Another bomb threat, this time here in SF.

    • 97 jacquelineoboomer
      February 27, 2017 at 9:50 pm

      Stay safe, meta. This is awful.

      • February 27, 2017 at 10:00 pm

        Thanks, JO’B. It really is terrible. I just heard on local news that Palo Alto JCC down the road has decided to close until further notice.

        • 99 jacquelineoboomer
          February 27, 2017 at 10:06 pm

          Makes my blood boil.

          I will never understand what kind of people wake up in the morning and decide to go after “other tribes.” What did anyone at the JCC or those buried in Jewish cemeteries ever do to these haters? How do they make up their minds who to hate?

          • February 27, 2017 at 10:14 pm

            YES, all of that plus the fact that these JCCs have child care centers for small children. Truly sickening.
            Trump’s Terrorists.

            • 101 jacquelineoboomer
              February 27, 2017 at 10:22 pm

              Shades of the Oklahoma City bombing – many children in child care centers affected that day. Not to mention all the other incidents. Everything from this point on s/b categorized as coming from Trump’s Terrorists, as you stated.

    • February 28, 2017 at 8:01 am

      Will 45 ever acknowledge that there is domestic terrorism in this country? Whether or not he will admit that he is the impetus behind these attacks — that his rhetoric is the motivation; his refusal to condemn this activity in essence gives approval — he should be attacking the domestic terrorism as hard as he claims to be going after terrorism initiating outside the country.

      Of course, the attacks fall into his distraction MO. In his narcissistic mind, it also serves as a show of loyalty to him. The “I can’t control what people who say they’re my supporters choose to do” will be his alibi.

  47. February 27, 2017 at 9:55 pm

    Chris just posted that he won’t be on tonight. But soon………probably next week…….

  48. 104 jacquelineoboomer
    February 27, 2017 at 10:04 pm

    This documentary about President Obama on the Smithsonian channel is phenomenal. Trying not to cry. Trying not to throw the front door open, stand up, and lead a cheer!!!

    Nobody can take him, his legacy, our memories – any of it – away from us!

  49. 110 jacquelineoboomer
    February 27, 2017 at 10:16 pm

  50. 114 desertflower
    February 27, 2017 at 10:25 pm

  51. 115 arapaho415
    February 27, 2017 at 10:27 pm

    OK, this is crazy.

    Dems resisted TPP while PBO was President because of NAFTA, and HRC tried to distance herself as much as possible against NAFTA.

    Guess what?

    Does this make you want to scream (I know I sure want to).

  52. 116 desertflower
    February 27, 2017 at 10:27 pm

  53. 118 Gazelle
    February 27, 2017 at 11:03 pm

    Read the whole thing. Ick!

    […..]Within Veles itself, the young entrepreneurs behind these websites became subjects of tantalizing intrigue. Between August and November, Boris earned nearly $16,000 off his two pro-Trump websites. The average monthly salary in Macedonia is $371. […..]

    https://www.wired.com/2017/02/veles-macedonia-fake-news/https://www.wired.com/2017/02/veles-macedonia-fake-news/

  54. February 27, 2017 at 11:05 pm


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