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Alistair Cooke

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Where's Madame Lafarge when we really need her?

Michele Obama's personal staff:
1.$172,200 - Sher, Susan (Chief Of Staff)
2.$140,000 - Frye, Jocelyn C.(Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of Policy And Projects For The First Lady)
3.$113,000 - Rogers, Desiree G.(Special Assistant to the President and White House Social Secretary for Mrs. Obama)
4.$102,000 - Johnston, Camille Y.(Special Assistant to the President and Director of Communications for the First Lady)
5.$100,000 - Winter, Melissa (Special Assistant to the President and Deputy Chief Of Staff to the First Lady)
6.$ 90,000 - Medina , David S.(Deputy Chief Of Staff to the First Lady)
7.$ 84,000 - Lilyveld, Catherine M.(Director and Press Secretary to the First Lady)
8.$ 75,000 - Starkey, Frances M.(Director of Scheduling and Advance for the First Lady)
9.$ 70,000 - Sanders, Trooper (Deputy Director of Policy and Project for the First Lady)
10.$ 65,000 - Burnough, Erinn (Deputy Director and Deputy Social Secretary)
11.$ 64,000 - Reinstein, Joseph B.(Deputy Director and Deputy Social Secretary)
12.$ 62,000 - Goodman, Jennifer R.(Deputy Director of Scheduling and Events Coordinator For The First Lady)
13.$ 60,000 Fitz, Alan O.(Deputy Director of Adance and Trip Director for the First Lady)
14.$ 57,500 - Lewis, Dana M.(Special Assistant and Personal Aide to the First Lady)
15.$ 52,500 - Mustaphi, Semonti M.(Associate Director and Deputy Press Secretary To The First Lady)
16.$ 50,000 - Jarvis, Kristen E.(Special Assistant for Scheduling and Traveling Aide To The First Lady)
17.$ 45,000 - Lechtenberg, Tyler A.(Associate Director of Correspondence For The First Lady)
18.$ 43,000 - Tubman, Samanth a (Deputy Associate Director, Social Office)
19.$ 40,000 - Boswell, Joseph J.(Executive Assistant to the Chief Of Staff to the First Lady)
20.$ 36,000 - Armbruster, Sally M.(Staff Assistant to the Social Secretary)
21.$ 35,000 - Bookey, Natalie (Staff Assistant)
22.$ 35,000 - Jackson, Deilia A.(Deputy Associate Director of Correspondence for the First Lady)
Total $1,591,200 in annual salaries
liberals are idiots

Cicero, NY

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Leeches that live off the work of others are not human, so are you proud to be a leech?
American wrote:
Makes me proud to be Human.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =18lsxFcDrjoXX
liberals are idiots

Cicero, NY

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Now add in the cost of her vacations.
Alistair Cooke wrote:
Where's Madame Lafarge when we really need her?
Michele Obama's personal staff:
1.$172,200 - Sher, Susan (Chief Of Staff)
2.$140,000 - Frye, Jocelyn C.(Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of Policy And Projects For The First Lady)
3.$113,000 - Rogers, Desiree G.(Special Assistant to the President and White House Social Secretary for Mrs. Obama)
4.$102,000 - Johnston, Camille Y.(Special Assistant to the President and Director of Communications for the First Lady)
5.$100,000 - Winter, Melissa (Special Assistant to the President and Deputy Chief Of Staff to the First Lady)
6.$ 90,000 - Medina , David S.(Deputy Chief Of Staff to the First Lady)
7.$ 84,000 - Lilyveld, Catherine M.(Director and Press Secretary to the First Lady)
8.$ 75,000 - Starkey, Frances M.(Director of Scheduling and Advance for the First Lady)
9.$ 70,000 - Sanders, Trooper (Deputy Director of Policy and Project for the First Lady)
10.$ 65,000 - Burnough, Erinn (Deputy Director and Deputy Social Secretary)
11.$ 64,000 - Reinstein, Joseph B.(Deputy Director and Deputy Social Secretary)
12.$ 62,000 - Goodman, Jennifer R.(Deputy Director of Scheduling and Events Coordinator For The First Lady)
13.$ 60,000 Fitz, Alan O.(Deputy Director of Adance and Trip Director for the First Lady)
14.$ 57,500 - Lewis, Dana M.(Special Assistant and Personal Aide to the First Lady)
15.$ 52,500 - Mustaphi, Semonti M.(Associate Director and Deputy Press Secretary To The First Lady)
16.$ 50,000 - Jarvis, Kristen E.(Special Assistant for Scheduling and Traveling Aide To The First Lady)
17.$ 45,000 - Lechtenberg, Tyler A.(Associate Director of Correspondence For The First Lady)
18.$ 43,000 - Tubman, Samanth a (Deputy Associate Director, Social Office)
19.$ 40,000 - Boswell, Joseph J.(Executive Assistant to the Chief Of Staff to the First Lady)
20.$ 36,000 - Armbruster, Sally M.(Staff Assistant to the Social Secretary)
21.$ 35,000 - Bookey, Natalie (Staff Assistant)
22.$ 35,000 - Jackson, Deilia A.(Deputy Associate Director of Correspondence for the First Lady)
Total $1,591,200 in annual salaries
liberals are idiots

Cicero, NY

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#10009
Sep 11, 2012
 

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Tell us about those lies:
Are you talking about these Democrats:Why did they LIE? or did they?
"One way or the other, we are determined to deny Iraq the capacity to develop weapons of mass destruction and the missiles to deliver them. That is our bottom line."
- President Clinton, Feb. 4, 1998
"If Saddam rejects peace and we have to use force, our purpose is clear. We want to seriously diminish the threat posed by Iraq's weapons of mass destruction program."
- President Bill Clinton, Feb. 17, 1998
"We must stop Saddam from ever again jeopardizing the stability and security of his neighbors with weapons of mass destruction."
- Madeline Albright, Feb 1, 1998
"He will use those weapons of mass destruction again, as he has ten times since 1983."
- Sandy Berger, Clinton National Security Adviser, Feb, 18, 1998
"[W]e urge you, after consulting with Congress, and consistent with the U.S. Constitution and laws, to take necessary actions (including, if appropriate, air and missile strikes on suspect Iraqi sites) to respond effectively to the threat posed by Iraq's refusal to end its weapons of mass destruction programs."
Letter to President Clinton.
-(D) Senators Carl Levin, Tom Daschle, John Kerry, others, Oct. 9, 1998
"Saddam Hussein has been engaged in the development of weapons of mass destruction technology which is a threat to countries in the region and he has made a mockery of the weapons inspection process."
- Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D, CA), Dec. 16, 1998
"Hussein has ... chosen to spend his money on building weapons of mass destruction and palaces for his cronies."
- Madeline Albright, Clinton Secretary of State, Nov. 10, 1999
"We begin with the common belief that Saddam Hussein is a tyrant and a threat to the peace and stability of the region. He has ignored the mandate of the United Nations and is building weapons of mass destruction and th! e means of delivering them."
- Sen. Carl Levin (D, MI), Sept. 19, 2002
"We know that he has stored secret supplies of biological and chemical weapons throughout his country."
liberals are idiots

Cicero, NY

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- Al Gore, Sept. 23, 2002
"Iraq's search for weapons of mass destruction has proven impossible to deter and we should assume that it will continue for as long as Saddam is in power."
- Al Gore, Sept. 23, 2002
"We have known for many years that Saddam Hussein is seeking and developing weapons of mass destruction."
- Sen. Ted Kennedy (D, MA), Sept. 27, 2002
"The last UN weapons inspectors left Iraq in October of 1998. We are confident that Saddam Hussein retains some stockpiles of chemical and biological weapons, and that he has since embarked on a crash course to build up his chemical and biological warfare capabilities. Intelligence reports indicate that he is seeking nuclear weapons..."
- Sen. Robert Byrd (D, WV), Oct. 3, 2002
"I will be voting to give the President of the United States the authority to use force -- if necessary -- to disarm Saddam Hussein because I believe that a deadly arsenal of weapons of mass destruction in his hands is a real and grave threat to our security."
- Sen. John F. Kerry (D, MA), Oct. 9, 2002
"There is unmistakable evidence that Saddam Hussein is working aggressively to develop nuclear weapons and will likely have nuclear weapons within the next five years ... We also should remember we have always underestimated the progress Saddam has made in development of weapons of mass destruction."
- Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D, WV), Oct 10, 2002
"In the four years since the inspectors left, intelligence reports show that Saddam Hussein has worked to rebuild his chemical and biological weapons stock, his missile delivery capability, and his nuclear program. He has also given aid, comfort, and sanctuary to terrorists, including al Qaeda members ... It is clear, however, that if left unchecked, Saddam Hussein will continue to increase his capacity to wage biological and chemical warfare, and will keep trying to develop nuclear weapons."
- Sen. Hillary Clinton (D, NY), Oct 10, 2002
"We are in possession of what I think to be compelling evidence that Saddam Hussein has, and has had for a number of years, a developing capacity for the production and storage of weapons of mass destruction."
- Sen. Bob Graham (D, FL), Dec. 8, 2002
"Without question, we need to disarm Saddam Hussein. He is a brutal, murderous dictator, leading an oppressive regime ... He presents a particularly grievous threat because he is so consistently prone to miscalculation ... And now he is miscalculating America's response to his continued deceit and his consistent grasp for weapons of mass destruction ... So the threat of Saddam Hussein with weapons of mass destruction is real..."
- Sen. John F. Kerry (D, MA), Jan. 23. 2003
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Still think Bush lied?
Game. Set. Match. Checkmate, too.
Do you want to play again?
liberals are idiots wrote:
The sum of both won't be half of what one day of GW Bush's war based on lies cost us.
Even though liberals are idiots, they win NY state in every election. It's frustrating to know that nothing I say or do will change that.
liberals are idiots

Cicero, NY

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Amazingly, there are still liberals and democrats repeating the "Bush lied about WMDs" mantra. Let's put it to rest once and for all. Before we went to war in Iraq, what did DEMOCRATS say about the connection between Saddam and WMDs?

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"One way or the other, we are determined to deny Iraq the capacity to develop weapons of mass destruction and the missiles to deliver them. That is our bottom line."
- President Clinton, Feb. 4, 1998

"If Saddam rejects peace and we have to use force, our purpose is clear. We want to seriously diminish the threat posed by Iraq's weapons of mass destruction program."
- President Bill Clinton, Feb. 17, 1998

"We must stop Saddam from ever again jeopardizing the stability and security of his neighbors with weapons of mass destruction."
- Madeline Albright, Feb 1, 1998

"He will use those weapons of mass destruction again, as he has ten times since 1983."
- Sandy Berger, Clinton National Security Adviser, Feb, 18, 1998

"[W]e urge you, after consulting with Congress, and consistent with the U.S. Constitution and laws, to take necessary actions (including, if appropriate, air and missile strikes on suspect Iraqi sites) to respond effectively to the threat posed by Iraq's refusal to end its weapons of mass destruction programs."
Letter to President Clinton.
-(D) Senators Carl Levin, Tom Daschle, John Kerry, others, Oct. 9, 1998

"Saddam Hussein has been engaged in the development of weapons of mass destruction technology which is a threat to countries in the region and he has made a mockery of the weapons inspection process."
- Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D, CA), Dec. 16, 1998

"Hussein has ... chosen to spend his money on building weapons of mass destruction and palaces for his cronies."
- Madeline Albright, Clinton Secretary of State, Nov. 10, 1999

"We begin with the common belief that Saddam Hussein is a tyrant and a threat to the peace and stability of the region. He has ignored the mandate of the United Nations and is building weapons of mass destruction and th! e means of delivering them."
- Sen. Carl Levin (D, MI), Sept. 19, 2002

"We know that he has stored secret supplies of biological and chemical weapons throughout his country."
- Al Gore, Sept. 23, 2002

"Iraq's search for weapons of mass destruction has proven impossible to deter and we should assume that it will continue for as long as Saddam is in power."
- Al Gore, Sept. 23, 2002
anyway

Ticonderoga, NY

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Old news, really, this shocking revelation about Mrs. Obama was viral in 2009.
So, some more cut and paste:
....several other First Ladies had larger numbers of personnel working for them than Michelle Obama does:
A look at some first ladies and their staff sizes:

Laura Bush: Between 24 and 26 by end of President George W. Bush's term in 2009, according to Anita McBride, Mrs. Bush's chief of staff.

Lady Bird Johnson, whose signature issue was beautifying roadways, had a staff of 30, said Stacy A. Cordery, a history professor at Montmouth [sic] College in Illinois who studies first ladies.

Betty Ford had almost the same number.

Jacqueline Kennedy, who made renovating the White House her cause, had about 40 people on staff, Cordery said.
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(there were)at least 18 staffers for Laura Bush, as of June 30, 2008, via the 2008 White House staff list ( http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/opinions... ) published in The Washington Post’s White House Watch column. Sixteen people were specifically referred to as a “first lady” staffer, and Amy Zantzinger and Dorothy Thornton served as White House social secretary and deputy social secretary, respectively. It’s possible that someone with the title of “staff assistant” was assigned to the Office of First Lady as well, as is the case with Michelle Obama’s staff.

The combined annual salaries for the 22 staffers specifically identifiable as working for Michelle Obama come to $1.6 million. For the 18 working for Laura Bush in 2008, the total is $1.4 million.
yomama

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liberals are idiots wrote:
Leeches that live off the work of others are not human, so are you proud to be a leech?
<quoted text>
Ask your mother she sucked off all the guys before your dad knocked her up.
yomama

Hicksville, NY

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American wrote:
Makes me proud to be Human.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =18lsxFcDrjoXX
What idiot would down vote this?
anyway too

Cicero, NY

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Yea, the real story is the continued failure of Obama today
the real story is obama playing golf instead of working for the people
the real story is we cannot afford 4 more years of failure obama
the real story is it is time for obama to stop blaming others and take full credit for his own failure as a leader
anyway wrote:
Old news, really, this shocking revelation about Mrs. Obama was viral in 2009.
So, some more cut and paste:
<quoted text>
and...
<quoted text>
Do You Know

Ticonderoga, NY

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liberals are idiots wrote:
Amazingly, there are still liberals and democrats repeating the "Bush lied about WMDs" mantra. Let's put it to rest once and for all. Before we went to war in Iraq, what did DEMOCRATS say about the connection between Saddam and WMDs?
Bush should have had better intel by 2003? Either he lied or his 'people' lied to him? He chose to use war to figure it out?
shameless-li

United States

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Alistair Cooke wrote:
Where's Madame Lafarge when we really need her?
Michele Obama's personal staff:
1.$172,200 - Sher, Susan (Chief Of Staff)
2.$140,000 - Frye, Jocelyn C.(Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of Policy And Projects For The First Lady)
3.$113,000 - Rogers, Desiree G.(Special Assistant to the President and White House Social Secretary for Mrs. Obama)
4.$102,000 - Johnston, Camille Y.(Special Assistant to the President and Director of Communications for the First Lady)
5.$100,000 - Winter, Melissa (Special Assistant to the President and Deputy Chief Of Staff to the First Lady)
6.$ 90,000 - Medina , David S.(Deputy Chief Of Staff to the First Lady)
7.$ 84,000 - Lilyveld, Catherine M.(Director and Press Secretary to the First Lady)
8.$ 75,000 - Starkey, Frances M.(Director of Scheduling and Advance for the First Lady)
9.$ 70,000 - Sanders, Trooper (Deputy Director of Policy and Project for the First Lady)
10.$ 65,000 - Burnough, Erinn (Deputy Director and Deputy Social Secretary)
11.$ 64,000 - Reinstein, Joseph B.(Deputy Director and Deputy Social Secretary)
12.$ 62,000 - Goodman, Jennifer R.(Deputy Director of Scheduling and Events Coordinator For The First Lady)
13.$ 60,000 Fitz, Alan O.(Deputy Director of Adance and Trip Director for the First Lady)
14.$ 57,500 - Lewis, Dana M.(Special Assistant and Personal Aide to the First Lady)
15.$ 52,500 - Mustaphi, Semonti M.(Associate Director and Deputy Press Secretary To The First Lady)
16.$ 50,000 - Jarvis, Kristen E.(Special Assistant for Scheduling and Traveling Aide To The First Lady)
17.$ 45,000 - Lechtenberg, Tyler A.(Associate Director of Correspondence For The First Lady)
18.$ 43,000 - Tubman, Samanth a (Deputy Associate Director, Social Office)
19.$ 40,000 - Boswell, Joseph J.(Executive Assistant to the Chief Of Staff to the First Lady)
20.$ 36,000 - Armbruster, Sally M.(Staff Assistant to the Social Secretary)
21.$ 35,000 - Bookey, Natalie (Staff Assistant)
22.$ 35,000 - Jackson, Deilia A.(Deputy Associate Director of Correspondence for the First Lady)
Total $1,591,200 in annual salaries
that's why we need to cut the cost of government, too many dupes.

btw - ann romneys convention dress = 5K (designer)
michele obama's convention dress = 500.00 (j. crew)

so if your really talking about wasting money, take another look around.
anyway too

Cicero, NY

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You do understand that Ann Romney purchased her own dress with her own money? That is not over your head is it.
shameless-li wrote:
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that's why we need to cut the cost of government, too many dupes.
btw - ann romneys convention dress = 5K (designer)
michele obama's convention dress = 500.00 (j. crew)
so if your really talking about wasting money, take another look around.
shameless-li

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anyway too wrote:
You do understand that Ann Romney purchased her own dress with her own money? That is not over your head is it.
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pssst = nothing gets over my head.
for 500.00 i'm sure michele purchased hers too.
if the taxpayers paid for it you know it would have been alot more...
btw - do the the romney's grow their own vegetables in their yard too???
yomama

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anyway too wrote:
Yea, the real story is the continued failure of Obama today
the real story is obama playing golf instead of working for the people
the real story is we cannot afford 4 more years of failure obama
the real story is it is time for obama to stop blaming others and take full credit for his own failure as a leader
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The real story is your mother she sucked off all the guys before your dad knocked her up.
how stupid are you

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cAn you read? The democrats were saying the sme thing right up to and during war. The Democrats voted for it Obama stayed in there. How stupid are you? When did the Taliban invade the US? Why is Obama fighting the Taliban today?
Do You Know wrote:
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Bush should have had better intel by 2003? Either he lied or his 'people' lied to him? He chose to use war to figure it out?
how stupid are you

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Who are we fighting in Afghanistan and why?
Osama was in Pakistan, not Afghanistan.
Al quaida is not in Afghanistan so why is obama letting our troops stay there and be killed?
how stupid are you

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aNd she and her husband EARNED that money by working and investing. They spent their time working while you waste your time begging for other people to support you. Obama's entire life has been living off the government, Romney's paid there taxes the Obama's live off other people's taxes.
anyway too wrote:
Actually, Mrs. Magic Underwear purchased her dress with money that should've been paid in taxes.
She could've bought every woman in america a dress with the amount of money that they've hidden in the Cayman Islands.
Obama is now up by over 10 points in the polls. Stop pretending to be elite supporting Mitt, he wouldn't even look at you blue collar greaseballs.
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anyway too wrote:
Actually, Mrs. Magic Underwear purchased her dress with money that should've been paid in taxes.
She could've bought every woman in america a dress with the amount of money that they've hidden in the Cayman Islands.
Obama is now up by over 10 points in the polls. Stop pretending to be elite supporting Mitt, he wouldn't even look at you blue collar greaseballs.
"envy is very unattractive"
yomama

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how stupid are you wrote:
Who are we fighting in Afghanistan and why?
Osama was in Pakistan, not Afghanistan.
Al quaida is not in Afghanistan so why is obama letting our troops stay there and be killed?
Ask your mother she blows, I mean she knows everything.

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