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Old 03-02-2008, 12:54 PM   #1
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Mrs. O ~ Just trying to make ends meet...

It's a real shame that her kids are charged so much for music and dance lessons, but there is no other choice. Is there?

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Mrs. Obama also bemoaned the amount of money she has to spend nearly one-third of the median household income in Zanesville on piano, dance, and other lessons for her two children. But she was grateful for the concern her husband's supporters have shown for her. "Everywhere I go, no matter what, the women in the audience, their first question for me is, 'How on earth are you managing it, how are you keeping it all together?'" she told the women.
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The National Review gets the Golden Puss award for a particularly catty article.


Stick to the issues. Who cares about this other stuff. Really.
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There are others that have it MUCH harder.
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There are others that have it MUCH harder.
Darn it. My wife said the same thing this morning.
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"In 2006, the Chicago Tribune reported that Mrs. Obama’s compensation at the University of Chicago Hospital, where she is a vice president for community affairs, jumped from $121,910 in 2004, just before her husband was elected to the Senate, to $316,962 in 2005, just after he took office. And that does not count the money Mrs. Obama receives from serving on corporate boards. She would have been O.K. even without Jack’s magic beans."

I have a funny feeling that she will survive. =)
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Darn it. My wife said the same thing this morning.
Ask her how she knows.

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What this country needs is a decent guvment program to pay for dance/music lessons for the upperclass.

and............yes, we may get it.
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poor baby (Mrs O). i hear a teeny tiny violin playing in the background, a sad song indeed for her troubles.
holding it together? superglue is a girlz best friend (after diamonds and kleenex)
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She'll make a great First Lady........
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Oh, dear. How could anyone be expected to squeak by on just $300+K a year? Life is so hard. <sniff, sniff.>
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Mrs Obama...save your drama for your mama!
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Oh, dear. How could anyone be expected to squeak by on just $300+K a year? Life is so hard. <sniff, sniff.>
Obama married into money, same as John McCain..............
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Is this one of those joke articles?
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Well, Obama IS the "poorest" of the bunch running for Prez:

"Barack Obama is the "poorest," with assets of $405,000 to $1.03 million, not counting equity in his $1.9 million house. "



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Not for or against anyone, but I think Mrs. Obama's father was a Chicago city water plant employee (I believe a plumber) and her mother was a secretary, so Barack didn't marry into too much money there....
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