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Talking Like Mme Defarge, Living like Marie Antoinette

Shawn72 Wrote: Dec 04, 2012 9:50 AM
She ate a small piece every day for sustenance. This is headed our way care of obama and his commisars. Hope you all are prepared because the collapse is coming and faster than first thought. The socialist baastards are accelerating their demands on the govt, economy and the ppl. Never before has there been such division in this former country. We are a splintered people and obama is fueling it. Class, race, religion, politics, gender, old against young... wherever there is dissent obama is there stoking, stoking... is this the president you all want? Is this the America you all want? If so then fvck you. You are now my enemy.

With the election safelly over, the Obamas are sparing no expense as they enjoy life in The White House.

Look, no one detested it more than I when the Carters sought to downplay the magnificence of The White House, serving hot dogs to visiting dignitaries and the like.  It's also completely understandable that, as the nation's first African American First Lady, Mrs. Obama would be invested in demonstrating what should be clear to all -- namely, that skin color has nothing to do with one's ability to be tasteful and elegant.

But in an era of tight budgets and economic suffering...