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First lady asks leaders to
change gender attitudes

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:JoniTx, 7/30/2014 9:46:42 PM

WASHINGTON — Michelle Obama called on young African leaders to change traditional attitudes and beliefs that harm girls and women, adding that educating and making women financially literate is not enough. "No country can ever truly flourish if it stifles the potential of its women and deprives itself of the contributions of half of its citizens," Mrs. Obama said. The first lady spoke Wednesday to the inaugural class of young African fellows who are getting six weeks of leadership training in the United States as part of the Mandela Washington Fellowship. "Leadership is about creating new traditions that honor the

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 7/30/2014 9:57:45 PM     (No. 9947159)

This was on Huff Post. The responses must have been posted by her staff.

Please get your arms off the table. Tired from all the jetting around ?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: safesword, 7/30/2014 10:02:28 PM     (No. 9947165)

Go preach that to the moose limbs.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mizzmac, 7/30/2014 10:07:18 PM     (No. 9947174)

Perhaps she should share with her Hamas-loving husband her issues with female genital mutilation, domestic violence, and forced child labor?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Shells, 7/30/2014 10:08:07 PM     (No. 9947175)

Ya know what? This time she gets the message right. I´ll give her that.

What I don´t understand is why she thinks ´world leaders´ should stand at attention to listen to what she has to say. She is, at her core, a woman who has no experience doing anything. She´s accomplished nothing in her fifty years of life. Yet, she knows it all.

I just find something so very, very wrong and off about her. It´s creepy and extremely disturbing. I say that as a woman who has accomplished some things, and endured many things in those same fifty years.

And she looks exactly like Alvin the Chipmunk in that picture. Meow.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: horacer, 7/30/2014 10:09:12 PM     (No. 9947176)

Last year when they toured Africa she butted in on Laura Bush´s Africa initiative. So now she cares. Laura Bush has dedicated herself to help the women of Africa, not a one day summit.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Patchy Groundfog, 7/30/2014 10:18:24 PM     (No. 9947186)

Well, we´ll try.

For openers, which gender are you, Michelle?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Shells, 7/30/2014 11:37:41 PM     (No. 9947277)

Second post, sorry. But #6 made me bust a gut laughing and that rarely happens these days. Sadly.
Very loud (uncouth) golf clap.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: SouthSanAntonio, 7/31/2014 12:52:23 AM     (No. 9947310)

In muslim "culture" (and I use the term loosely), women rank after boys and farm animals as sexual desires of muslim men.

Women serve only the purpose of having babies and serving mens every needs.

As long as muslim women are willing to play that game, why on earth would any muslim man suddenly decide that he wants to change that in any way???

Moo-chelle isn´t very bright is she now...

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Reply 9 - Posted by: coldoc, 7/31/2014 1:26:48 AM     (No. 9947323)

Ole watusi butt will straighten ´em out.

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