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Sasha and Malia Obama surprised by White House swing set

There are 70 comments on the Newsday story from Mar 5, 2009, titled Sasha and Malia Obama surprised by White House swing set. In it, Newsday reports that:

First daughters Malia and Sasha Obama got a big surprise after school Wednesday: a brand-new swing set.

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KirkHere

Long Island City, NY

#36 Mar 5, 2009
In my "politiocal correct" thinking these swings discriminate against every opther child in this nation who does not have the same set in their yard. Congress shoulde immediately level the "playing field" and pass legislaqtion that every child has a Constitutional Right to the very same swing set.

So we need another 500 billion dollar spending bill to start building this swing set in every yard in this nation.

Obamaq should send the bill to that Socialist George Soros. I am sure "swings for all" aqre definitrely part of George Soros' Socialist plan for America's children.
KirkHere

Long Island City, NY

#37 Mar 5, 2009
Donna wrote:
Joe Citizen......You didn't pay for the girl's swing set. So why call them spoiled brats. It is quite obvious the parents can afford the best, so why shouldn't they do anything less
It was my belief that the rich should not enjoy the dfruits of their labor nor should their children. This is another example of "Do as I say not what I do" mentality of rich liberal elitists.

Every parent in this nation should show this multi thousand dollar swing set to their own children advising them "This is how those evil rich people live! When you grow up make sure to tax the rich!"
fed up with the mess

United States

#43 Mar 5, 2009
Joe Citizen wrote:
I'm glad I can pay for a swong set but can't make my mortgage payment. You're welcome you spoiled brats.
Obama can pay his mortgage you jackas and he has enough money to buy his kids whatever he wants to. To bad you did not make good decisions and can't pay your mortgage you loser.
John Gottis Corpse

New York, NY

#44 Mar 5, 2009
fed up with the mess wrote:
<quoted text>Obama can pay his mortgage you jackas and he has enough money to buy his kids whatever he wants to. To bad you did not make good decisions and can't pay your mortgage you loser.
It's "too" bad, not "to" bad.

Go back out onto the monkey bars.
Ed Burke

Coram, NY

#45 Mar 5, 2009
GSG wrote:
While it's great that the girls have a new playset, couldn't whomever installed the set at least have taken some very basic safety precautions to insure the safety of anyone utilizing the equipment. Good safety practice, as well as various standards throughout the county, require the use of protection beneath playsets (depending on the circumstance) in order to protect our children. The use of wood chips, foam matting, safety mats, sand or gravel would be appropriate. Come on Mr. President, let the protection of our children begin at the White House and lead by example.
The Playset was installed competently by the people who make these products on the Whitehouse lawn, not Concrete, Not Broken Glass, and definitely Not Gravel which would never be appropriate, it was installed on a surface of GRASS. Most children who play on grass survive the experience. Even those engaged in rough sports, like football and soccer have been known to come away undamaged by the grass.
Sal

Massapequa, NY

#46 Mar 5, 2009
Enough of the hero worship...when you have children, you're supposed to be a good father.

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Bastrop Louisiana

#47 Mar 5, 2009
GSG wrote:
While it's great that the girls have a new playset, couldn't whomever installed the set at least have taken some very basic safety precautions to insure the safety of anyone utilizing the equipment. Good safety practice, as well as various standards throughout the county, require the use of protection beneath playsets (depending on the circumstance) in order to protect our children. The use of wood chips, foam matting, safety mats, sand or gravel would be appropriate. Come on Mr. President, let the protection of our children begin at the White House and lead by example.
How about looking at the picture. I think GRASS would be a whole lot better than any of those you listed.
John Gottis Corpse

New York, NY

#50 Mar 5, 2009
GovCheese wrote:
Wonder is they are going to invite those little Dirty public school black kids from down the street to play with them and their snotty private school friends.
better break out the metal detector
WI Mom

West Babylon, NY

#52 Mar 5, 2009
dbere wrote:
Rainbow swingsets are very expensive.I have looked at them when they told me that I can finance a swingset,I walked out.That one could be like $8,000.00.The childrens school also costs $30,0000.00 per daughter.Does he understand the middle class?
Nothing was handed to him - he wasn't born rich. He worked for it.

Pelosi Schmelosi

“THE FACE OF LIBERALISM”

Since: Feb 09

HOW DOES SHE LOOK???

#53 Mar 5, 2009
Ed Burke wrote:
<quoted text>
Even those engaged in rough sports, like football and soccer have been known to come away undamaged by the grass.
So what the BLEEP is YOUR excuse for being brain damaged ED???
fed up with the mess

United States

#56 Mar 6, 2009
John Gottis Corpse wrote:
<quoted text>
It's "too" bad, not "to" bad.
Go back out onto the monkey bars.
Your mammy is on them.
John Gottis Corpse

New York, NY

#57 Mar 6, 2009
Sal wrote:
Enough of the hero worship...when you have children, you're supposed to be a good father.
Yeah but in "their" community any involvement by a father is always looked at as an unusual occurrence.
fed up with the mess

United States

#58 Mar 6, 2009
John Gottis Corpse wrote:
<quoted text>
Yeah but in "their" community any involvement by a father is always looked at as an unusual occurrence.
What is "their" community??
fed up with the mess

United States

#62 Mar 6, 2009
May Sasha and Malia enjoy the swing set. Folks on here are so jealous of those two beautiful children. They just can't stand it that they are smart and happy. Just hate it.
fed up with the mess

United States

#63 Mar 6, 2009
The ones on this forum that post the nasty hateful comments about these two innocent children are jealous and can't afford to buy their kids a nice swing set. They are losers that have to put children down to make themselves look and feel good. Just watch...just read.
Donna

Sterling, VA

#65 Mar 6, 2009
Ummm If the swing set blew some of your minds. My God, hate to hear the comments when the new puppy arrives. I'm sure will be bought from a breeder in which can be very costly! Enjoy your puppy Girls!
fed up with the mess

United States

#66 Mar 6, 2009
Malia and Sasha are the best.
Donna

Sterling, VA

#67 Mar 6, 2009
Now, that we agree on!!!
poor losers

Melville, NY

#68 Mar 6, 2009
Boot Legger wrote:
Whats the matter, Swinging from the trees isn"t good enough for them. Why not Monkey Bars O O AH AH.
it was tarzan who was swinging from trees making those grunt like noises. so how about that.
oh really

Valley Stream, NY

#74 Mar 6, 2009
fed up with the mess wrote:
<quoted text>What is "their" community??
are you playing stupid or are you just stupid? Their community typically doesn't have a father figure...oh wait..is that racist....back to my monkey bars.

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