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Tag: Michelle Obama
  • How Barack Obama spends his leisure time is the least of our worries

    I don’t know if it’s a longstanding American tradition to waste political discussion on topics that really don’t matter, but in the last decade or so, we seem to have really honed this skill: The frequency and cost of President Obama’s golfing trips is a favorite topic. Apparently he doesn’t lift heavy enough weights at the gym. Any time …

  • YAL greets Michelle Obama with truth at Eastern Kentucky University Commencement

    First Lady Michelle Obama visited the campus of Eastern Kentucky University on Saturday to deliver the commencement address. She encouraged students to reach out to those with different ideological beliefs, and Young Americans for Liberty at EKU took her advice ahead of time and distributed mock programs highlighting her husband’s failure to protect individual liberties …

  • The Killing Crutch

    Back in 2009, I heard that Michelle Obama had visited a farmer’s market near the White House.  I thought it was wonderful.  However, having read a little Rothbard, I knew there was something wrong with this picture.  How could the administration be encouraging local growers and such when the big corporate interests are so threatened …

  • Ultimate Sacrifice

    Michelle Obama claims traveling to Copenhagen with “chit-chat buddy” Oprah in a private jet to attempt to bring the Olympics to Chicago is a “sacrifice.”  Really?!  This brings to mind John Adams, who traveled by boat across the Atlantic to gain support for our freedom.  He spent over 10 years away from his children so …