Posts Tagged ‘forces



30
Jan
12

joining forces

First lady Michelle Obama greets RyAnne Noss at the Labor Department, Jan. 30, where she announced proposed rules to help caregivers of wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans, giving them the ability to provide care for their loved ones need without fear of losing their jobs. RyAnne Noss left school to take care of her husband SFC Scot Noss, who was injured in Afghanistan in Feb. 2007 during his eighth tour of duty as an Army Ranger. Mrs. Obama was joined by Department of Labor Secretary Hilda Solis.

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06
Jan
12

afternoon all

Thanks defytheodds

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The Hill: Justice expands definition of rape – Valerie Jarrett, senior adviser to President Obama, said the administration supported the update and worked with DOJ on the matter. The Department of Justice has broadened its definition of rape to lead to more comprehensive statistical reporting of the crime nationwide. Attorney General Eric Holder on Friday announced the changes to the Uniform Crime Report’s definition of rape, which the Justice Department said better reflect state criminal codes….

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President Obama speaks with four campaign supporters during lunch at Scion restaurant in Washington

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Steve Benen: GOP refuses to let House Dems speak….. When President Obama wants to raise the debt ceiling, congressional Republicans respond, “You can’t do that; we’re not in session.” When the White House wants to make recess appointments, congressional Republicans respond, “You can’t do that; we are in session.” And when James Clyburn wants to say a few words from the House floor, congressional Republicans respond, “You can’t do that; we’re not in session.”

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24
Oct
11

good afternoon

Visit thanksobamacare.org

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Original video at Mediaite – thanks Donna Dem

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Even Mr Bigot himself, Pat Robertson, thinks the GOP is too extreme. Seriously:

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I didn’t actually read Halperin’s lead story about Perry, but I think it refers to his IQ.

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I don’t read HuffyPo any more, but I’m guessing it’s looking something like this these days …..

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GOPolitico: The Michele Bachmann of political reporting.

20
Oct
11

first lady, first tweet

19
Oct
11

president & first lady, joining forces

YouTube video here – but avoid comments 😉

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama at Joint Base Langley-Eustis in Hampton, Virginia

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12
Oct
11

joining forces

Thank you Me4Obama 😉

26
Jul
11

joining forces

13
Jun
11

joining forces (short video added)

First Lady Michelle Obama waves to family members of Capt. Kelly Smith of the California Air National Guard during a panel discussion hosted by Entertainment Guilds in Beverly Hills, June 13. The Joining Forces event discussed the stories and issues of today’s military families so that their experiences can be integrated into film, television and digital media

…with producer J.J. Abrams

26
Apr
11

tour of duty

14
Apr
11

having a ball

First Lady Michelle Obama watches as children of military families play baseball during an event to support the families, at Coors Field in Denver April 13. The White House on April 12 launched a “Joining Forces” initiative to encourage non-government support of the particular needs of military families. Leading the initiative, Mrs. Obama and Mrs. Biden travelled to several locations across the country that provide examples of the initiative’s core areas of supporting employment, education, and wellness of service members and their families.

…with Jessica Simpson

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From yesterday…

First Lady Michelle Obama greets Marines following her remarks to the base community at Goettge Memorial Field House at Camp Lejeune, N.C., April 13. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

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