Michelle Obama calls on Congress to 'do something worthy' on gun control

We’ll assume the “wow” elicited from the Washington Post’s Philip Rucker has to do with first lady Michelle Obama’s direct appeal to Congress to act on her husband’s gun control proposals. In a preview of Mrs. Obama’s appearances today in Chicago, Rucker had written, “White House officials say that the first lady will speak from the perspective of a mother, not as a gun-control booster. And unlike the president, aides said, she will not call on Congress to do anything.”

Rucker’s piece did, however, suggest that the first lady’s speech would be “a rare foray into the politics of the day that could presage a more activist role during her husband’s second term.”

CNN Erin McPike described the move as a “risk” for the first lady, but it certainly wasn’t a risk to her standing with the media.

The majority of the speech adhered to less-risky suggestions to curtail gun violence, such as making sure that young people have access to computer labs, community centers and basketball courts.

So, is it time to pour more a few more million into social programs like midnight basketball?

  • Jack Deth

    Memo to Moochelle:

    Wail all you want. You still do NOT have sixty votes in the Senate!

    • HindaRifka

      Is this the beginning of Wookie’s coming out party to sit beside Hillary in 2016?

      • $23988033

        Well she did say that King Barry may need a third term…after all there are so many vacations to take and so little time being a self proclaimed single mother.

  • http://twitter.com/conservag Aaron

    “Do Something Worthy”? Like ensure that the citizens of the United States of America’s rights are not infringed upon?

    Ohhhhh, you meant the opposite of that. Silly me.

  • Cozyrn

    Does anyone besides me feel like puking? Moochelle, honey, SHUT UP! Chicago on the path to have a higher murder rate than last year and you want gun control? Why don’t you push as hard for criminal control? Why don’t you push as hard for tougher sentences? Why don’t you demand women stop having children they don’t care about so they get on the streets? Why don’t you just shut up!?

  • alvin691

    *sigh* I miss journalism

    • $23988033

      Me too…you would think these so called journalists would just get bored being the paid hands of the WH and writing about what they are spoon fed..how mind numbing as well as treasonous.

  • Just Another Guy

    I agree….let’s do something worthy. Like protect our children the same way yours are protected.
    Let’s get rid of the killing zones called “Gun Free Zones” and let good and decent people be able to defend themselves.

    • Clayton Grant

      Anti-gun activists don’t realize what they are doing to themselves along with other Americans. The anti-gun nuts cannot even see that the shooters are persons for whom guns are already banned. Doesn’t work, does it?
      It is the felons/insane who are prohibited from even possessing a gun who are doing the shootings. So much for profiling shooters. So much for gun control. What an idiotic concept to disarm the citizens and be unable to disarm the prohibited persons. Being unarmed is the perfect path to keep us from defending our families or even our other rights.

      • angeleyez

        ++++++++++++ BE WORTHY AND KILL THE BILL ++++++++++++
        Vote filibuster, to kill Harry Reid’s bad law.
        * * * * * * * * * *VOTE FILIBUSTER TO KILL THE BILL* * * * * * * * * *
        ▲ Y E S
        ▼ N O

      • Kate

        The best quote I ever heard was, “Don’t call this Sandy Hook guy a ‘shooter.’ A hunter is a shooter- this guy was a murderer.”

        • Jason Call

          Yep. How true and thanks.

    • http://alphaefficiency.com/ Bojan Djordjevic


  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Bob-Switzer/100000041928865 Bob Switzer

    Why would Congress listen to a skank like you. Lets talk worthy, why not pack your bags and get the hell out of the WH, and let someone that is worthy be put in your place. You and your socialists family can go crawl back under the rock where you belong.

  • CatHerder

    Yeah, do something worthy. Let those who wish to own firearms have them.

    You elected representatives have no idea about who we are, what we want or why we want it. You are not of us. You have no common ground with us. You only understand that we vote, and your prerogatives depend on our vote. Well, understand this: we are not happy with you. You vacillate when we clearly indicate our will. You play petty dominance games when we demonstrate that the issue in already resolved in our minds. You lecture us ‘for our own good’ and never stop to realize we are adults.

    We do not love you, and never will. You are at best a necessary evil.

    • mickeyco

      Thanks for an excellent post.

      • CatHerder

        You’re welcome. I say what I see.

  • HARP2

    Why do I get the distinct odor of dead fish every time I see her ?

  • Jack Deth

    Question for sneak up on a glass of water Chicago hack:

    Where are your Lobbyist credentials?

    • Red Fred

      Yes, and where was the concern for a budget to get this debt under control…geez..

  • Love of Country

    Hey Michelle, if you want to change things for the better, you’re gonna have to be honest with me, with you, and with the American people for once in your life. You want to stop all the black killins in Chi-town but only if you can blame it all on white Republicans.

    You’re a fricken dishonest disgrace and people in Chicago reap what they sow, with the exception of all the black children gunned down, unsuspecting victims of racist gang violence in liberal precincts. And sadly, you refuse to even acknowledge them because you’re obsessed with blaming liberal/progressive gun violence on white conservatives just because you’re a racist troll with a fascist agenda.

  • kayakingfatso

    I cannot stand this woman. Here she is in the murder capital, ignoring the fact that Chicago has strict gun laws in place, calling for more legislation. Take your agenda and shove it in your married, single mother fat arse.

  • Adi

    The First Moocher needs a pretext to travel again. It’s not like Her ruminations on gun control will lead somewhere.

  • SickandTired

    Let us utilize this as a “Teachable Moment” for LIBERTY, and The Second Amendment To The United States Constitution! No matter how much a people may agree or disagree upon how a situation may or may not be resolved, it is important to remember that Our Unalienable Rights, that are inherited from our Creator, are not granted to us by The Law of Men, but are in fact Protected From Men, By The Rule Of Law! The Constitution of The United States of America. MOLON LABE

  • Hellpig

    How about we prosecute your husband for selling guns to Mexican drug cartels

  • Gallatin

    To Senators Dan Coats, Joe Donnely and Representative Susan Brooks:

    I don’t support any increased regulations on guns. I expect my two Senators to join Rand Paul in filibustering any gun legislation.

    There Mrs. obowmao I told my representatives what to do.

  • gracepmc

    Note to the elected and non elected Obamas– it’s not about feelings. It’s about the Constitution and the Second Amendment.

  • Kabong30

    FLOTUS POTUS and VPOTUS need a good dose of STFU.

  • NRPax

    Michelle, you and Hillary have something in common. You’re only famous and noteworthy because of your husbands. Get back to me when you actually care about the rights of citizens in this country.

    • $23988033

      Actually I detest Michelle as well but I think she is the one calling the shots…from what I have heard she and Valerie Jarrett hold down the fort for their handlers like Soros and others and Obama is just the front man.

      I don’t think Obama does much of anything but read the teleprompter.

  • Joe W.

    Hey, Moochelle…How come you didn’t get all emotional when you were making bank on your patient dumping scheme back in the day??

  • David

    Hey Moochelle, do something worthy like clean the toilets in the white house. They are full of shxt.

  • Michelle

    Why did it take 4 yrs of her husband in office and 26 people killed in CT before Michelle shed a tear in Chicago?

    • $23988033

      Well because if she had a daughter …..

      • Michelle

        Nice one!

  • adriaperez

    This woman does not care about this country or the people just as long as her husband stays in power so she can live the good life. Liars all of them and if tears were shed by her I say look for where she hid the onion.

    • $23988033

      I will never forget her absolute sneer at an American Flag Folding where she turns to Obama and says, “All this for a flag?” and he nods in agreement.

      But hey what can you expect from a couple who loved Wrights sermons where he would say, “GD America!”

      Absolutely vile.

  • neoface

    OMG, that picture of her looks like a character from planet of apes. Does the bang suppose to hide her ugly face?

  • Carolyn Smith

    Guns don’t need to be controlled. The crazies that use them do! Just the other day 14 people at a university in Texas were stabbed by a crazy. Are we gonna ban knives next?

    • Hiraghm

      In some States, people who have concealed carry licenses for guns are still restricted on the size of knives they can carry…

    • $23988033

      Yeah let’s ban knives and cars and planes (remember 9/11) …. recently I read that majority of deaths are from clubs and bats not guns…no more baseball bats…or rocks…or rope…or scissors…

  • Lawren Downing

    You know I can’t be mad at her or her husband. They are doing exactly what Progressives are supposed to do. Lie and deceive the public. The people I am really upset with are the ones that blindly sit there and even though in the back of their mind that little voice is telling them that she is full of sh*t their blind loyalty and white liberal guilt will not allow them to accept the truth. These are the people destroying this country. The weak minded, the enslaved, the intolerant, the dependent, The Progressive Left.

    None of this will get through the Senate no matter how many CT parents they use as props or kids they use as props or sad stories of children being gunned down (In a city with the strictest gun laws in the country) in Chicago because many of those Democrats in the Senate still remember 1994 and what votes against the 2nd Amendment caused. It caused the loss of CONTROL for the Democrats as they lost the House and Senate. Think of all the things Obama has done to ruin this country over the last 5 years and think about a little thing called Impeachment.
    You want to see Obama impeached? Have Democrats vote for unconstitutional gun restrictions and lose the House and Senate again.
    If Obama was smart he would clam up right now and not say another word, but his ego won’t allow him to.

  • Bill Board

    Maybe Sasquatch can get Eric Holder to help her.

  • http://www.vatican.va/ Rulz

    Overturn gun control in Chicago and New York City.

  • KansasGirl

    The second amendment stands alone.

  • Axelgreaser

    WHAT WOULD BE WORTHY of Congress, would to bring Michelle Obama and her husband up on charges. What would be worthy of Congress would be to impeach this pair of thugs.

  • Ban_stupid_people

    I have an idea. How about we quit glorifying morons like Ice-T and the other morons like him handling firearms in very unsafe ways?

  • http://alphaefficiency.com/ Bojan Djordjevic

    She’s got a lot of nerves speaking like that, considering that her and her family have 24/7 armed protection.

  • wrenhal2010

    It was a setup. They wanted her to look tough by going against what was told by the handlers. Everything these two do is calculated and on purpose. Don’t be fooled people, it went just like they wanted it to.

  • BlueStateRepub

    Do something worthy with your life, BLOTUS.

    Try doing something for someone other than your selfish self for once. Get a job for the first time in your life, a real one, not your made-up, no-show, pay for play job you had. Learn how we “commoners” live and stop being Moochelle Antoinette.

    • Hiraghm

      Downcheck to encourage people to learn some history.

      • BlueStateRepub

        Downcheck for saying nothing substantial. I know the BLOTUS’s history. Better than you do, apparently.

  • http://www.facebook.com/100000112736669 Herman Vogel

    THis coming from a person,,,I can’t call her a woman because it take Character to be a Woman,,that is guarded 24/7 by ARMED GUARDS,,,now,,what was her problem again???

  • Matt

    She’s despicable. So is her piece of crap husband. Nothing like flying people who you’re using as props around the country.

  • JustLikeAnimals

    Dear Ms. Obama,
    By all accounts, the Newtown shooter LOVED computers!
    And your ill-advised husband is the greatest sales rep the gun industry ever had!

    Double Epic Fail!!

    Please STFU.

    Thank you.

  • RedSoloCup

    She should ask Congress to do something worthy about her bad weaves.

  • Gerry Getskow

    All those deaths in Chicago are the result of what happens when there is strict control. Only the gangstas have guns. Law abiding people do not

  • socalcon

    uh, yeah. The Obama’s do ‘knee jerk’ very, very well.

  • Hiraghm

    The reaction to Michelle Obama, and here temerity to weigh in, is far more terrifying than the most draconian gun control laws.

    Even IF Obama were POTUS and she therefore FLOTUS…


    She is the wife of the guy in the White House. She is his bedmate. She HAS NO POSITION IN OUR GOVERNMENT.

    And yet, you people, conservative and progressive alike, insist on acting as though FLOTUS were synonymous with “queen”. Her opinion should mean less than any one of ours.

    Even in “Camelot”, nobody treated Jackie Kennedy as though she were part of the administration. That crap really started with Hillary.

    So, Mrs Obama, stfu and go make me a sammich.

    • NRPax

      You sure you want her to make you a sandwich? It would probably be meatless and only good for use as rabbit bait. Get her to give you one of her sandwiches instead.

  • Garth Haycock

    I call on Wookie to explain why her hometown – the one with the most restrictive gun control laws – is the murder capital of the US.

    The only thing basketball courts would do is allow more of those thugs to kill themselves in a more concentrated area.


    OK! Got it!
    Our Plan = Step one, lock up the crazies. Step two, have mandatory weapon safety classes for those who want to own a weapon(NRA proposal). Peace at last!
    Her Plan = Step one, let the criminal gangs run wild because they are poor victims of society. Step two, have counseling sessions for surviving crime victims.
    And she calls herself caring!!!

  • $23988033

    Hey Michelle if you hate guns why are you and Barry the biggest gun runners going these days?

    Why did you arm the ruthless Mexican Drug cartel?
    Why are you arming Afghanistan, Libyans, Syrians and Egyptians who are murdering Catholics and calling for deaths of Jews and the US?
    Why are you using drones on Americans with no DUE PROCESS?
    You didn’t investigate Benghazi because I think some gun running was going there too as well…
    Why is the DHS buying up endless amounts of ammo and saying “We Own You ” to Americans?

    The Obamas are the reason gun sales are through the roof…they are arming everyone but Americans….because they hate Americans and America.

  • $23988033

    Here is the ugly truth behind some of the Dems innocent sounding gun background check laws…..
    Under Chuck Schumer’s proposed legislation, S. 374, a/k/a the Fix Gun Checks Act of 2013.

    EACH would be a felony for the seller/transferor and/or the buyer/transferee and each weapon would be a distinct violation. NO SALE OF GUN IS NEEDED FOR VIOLATIONS
    Pursuant to S. 374:

    * If you leave home for more than 7 days and leave anyone at home, that becomes a felony illegal transfer. 5 years in prison for each of you…for EACH weapon.

    * If you take a friend shooting and allow him to fire your gun, that is a felony illegal transfer. 5 years in prison for each of you…for EACH weapon.

    * If you have a gun lost or stolen and don’t report it within 24 hours, you’ve committed a felony. 5 years in prison…for EACH weapon.

    * If you lend a gun to someone for to try out at the range, provide a loaner for a student in training, let your son shoot a rifle you purchased while hunting, or provide a gun to a woman for self-defense, you’ve committed a felony. 5 years in prison for each of you…for EACH weapon.

    Also, if a doctor checks a box without your knowledge then you can never own a gun.

  • AZWarrior

    Here is some “worthy” suggested gun laws: (1) make all gun, ammo, and accessory sales tax free. (2) withold all Federal police assistance funds to states and local governments who infringe on the 2nd amendment. (3) establish a standardized course to be provided free to any citizen on using firearms to defend yourself and others. (4) prohibit law suits for legally justified use of a firearm in defense of self and/or others.

  • Guest

    When BLOTUS gets elected, she can open her piehole,
    for other reasons than eating taxpayer funded lobster.