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City & State or ZIP Tonight, this weekend, May 5th...
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City & State or ZIP Tonight, this weekend, May 5th...
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Flip the script

I suppose it was inevitable that President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama would be come an iconic couple. A lot has been written about their date nights, affection towards one another in public, and the history of how they came to be.

It all brings a discussion about love, romance, and marriage, especially among African Americans that sheds some light on our attitudes. One particular article that has made its rounds on Facebook, Twitter, and other social networking sites is from the Washington’s Post interactive site, The Root. It was entitled What Single Women Can Learn from Michelle.

Of course it doused gasoline on an already hot fire of debate between men and women, which is always annoying fun and informative.  I actually thought the article made some excellent points. I just thought it would be vindictive fun and informative to flip the script a little:

What can single men learn from President Obama?

Do you think that we place too much blame on each other for the state of dating, marriage, and divorce?

Are we not all culpable when things don’t succeed?

Is it important for society to have a couple for us to believe in love and romance? Is it to give the children hope or are the grown ups clinging to the idea too?

*Note this is not an opportunity to bash First Lady Michelle Obama. Let’s keep things adult.

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Page1908

June 23rd, 2009
4:52 pm

LOL yep PG. Why go to a theme party and not dress up? I wanna see some members only jackets, leg warmers, BK’s, Chucks, Rayon shirts, creepers, flat tops, jheri curls, everything lol.

SexyCool - Ridin' Dirty

June 23rd, 2009
4:53 pm

Page – I modeled in a Cross Colours fashion show on BET in 1992. It was a hoot. It was also when I realized that I didn’t want to model professionally. (And I haven’t since….) And every time I hear Das EFX – bum-stickity-bum-stickity-bum – I think about being on the runway.

THE INFAMOUS DK

June 23rd, 2009
4:53 pm

Oh and had the Plaid Pants and carried the Preppy Handbook on the front seat of the GTI.. with Tennis Racquets in the rear window..

Cemeeli

June 23rd, 2009
4:53 pm

Kenwood pull out Infamous then graduate to the face plate in the back pocket walking around the games.

Staceye AKA Black Mamba AKA Xiomara

June 23rd, 2009
4:53 pm

POPPA..Nooooo! :lol: That would be too funny.

INFAMOUS…I choreographed a Gothic Tribal dance number to “Somewhere I belong”. I love them.

LIONESS…”Vivian Green- Emotional Rollercoaster” Love that song too.

Demi

June 23rd, 2009
4:53 pm

Page…I don’t think I can do the tight jeans of the 80’s though…I’ll be looking like eddie murphy…

AmazonRed™ - I know just what I want, I know just who I am

June 23rd, 2009
4:53 pm

when i hear back that thang up by JUVENILE

Angie, that’s a good one.

Page1908

June 23rd, 2009
4:53 pm

Lmao SexyCool. Wow. 1992 Cross Colors fashion show!

Melo

June 23rd, 2009
4:54 pm

She’s married to a white dude

Is swiss here, i guees not??. (looking left and right,feverishly) :lol:

Her seemingly beauty and grace is downgraded, based on that info ARED!
:lol:

MusingLee

June 23rd, 2009
4:54 pm

Ok, before we go I have to throw some ol’school Mariah in there. She and Ol’dirty Bas shut that thang down back in the day with Fantasy.

Poppa Grande

June 23rd, 2009
4:54 pm

AR

Lawd, PG was the soundtrack better than the movie?

Hell yeah. The fact that it got stolen three times tells you that I bought it at least 3 times.

It has Erotic city, Nasty Girl by Vanity 6, Screams of Passion, Hot Thing, Adore, Pink Cashmere.

Prince was in charge of the soundtrack. It was way better than the sorry movie.

Page1908

June 23rd, 2009
4:54 pm

lmao @ face plate in the back pocket. wow.

Melo

June 23rd, 2009
4:55 pm

when i hear back that thang up by JUVENILE

Angie, that’s a good one.

Its a good day!
Kumbaya maLord Kumbaya,Kumabaya my lord kumbaya!

-W8©(thoroughbred... I dont play nor hate)

June 23rd, 2009
4:55 pm

@SexyCool-Yep gold bbs. then I got a mazda mx6 put some five stars on it those got jacked then I got some hammers on it..then I got me a bonneville and threw some trues and vogues on there..it was purple with a purple convertible rag top..they called me ?papers” in college park back then..lmao(I am telling to much now)..lol

I still listen to LInking Park, Limp Biskit, Prodigy, Alien Ant Farm

“Smack My B*tch Up” is the song we play wehn we are about to bust someone hard on a raid

Cemeeli

June 23rd, 2009
4:55 pm

I remember living at TIM’s Audio on Campbellton Rd., and Circuit City at Greenbriar to get speaker system and alarm put in the trunks.

My mom’s like why you getting fully dressed just to go and get the music fixed in the car?

lol…aaahhh

AmazonRed™ - I know just what I want, I know just who I am

June 23rd, 2009
4:55 pm

LOL yep PG. Why go to a theme party and not dress up?

I’m looking at T-Boz’s hair in this video right now and thinking if I can recreate it. :lol: Blond bob with two long sideburns hanging off the sides. :lol:

Poppa Grande

June 23rd, 2009
4:56 pm

Rayon Shirts and Members Only Jackets

You better be wait till the fall or winter for that. Folks gonna pass out from heat stroke if you don’t.

:lol:

-W8©(thoroughbred... I dont play nor hate)

June 23rd, 2009
4:56 pm

You’re all I need- Mary J/Method man

Staceye AKA Black Mamba AKA Xiomara

June 23rd, 2009
4:56 pm

PAGE..you kow I got you…I will put on my ruffle socks ankle boots, lace fingerless gloves, capri leggings,a mini krinolin, colorful make up and God know what else! :lol: Heck I don’t even have to shop. I have that suff anyway! :lolP:

Leggs (Karyn)

June 23rd, 2009
4:56 pm

Good night everyone!

Your outlook on life determines your outcome in life!

Peace!

Poppa Grande

June 23rd, 2009
4:57 pm

W8

I still listen to LInking Park, Limp Biskit, Prodigy, Alien Ant Farm

Add Coldplay to the mix and I am down with that list.

Cemeeli

June 23rd, 2009
4:57 pm

@ Page – The face plate was second best so that noone broke into your antuque to steal your system. Atlanta had a influx of break ins and snatch the pull outs in the early 90s.

AmazonRed™ - I know just what I want, I know just who I am

June 23rd, 2009
4:58 pm

Its a good day!
Kumbaya maLord Kumbaya,Kumabaya my lord kumbaya!

melo!!!! :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

*tears of laughter are steaming down my face.*

Staceye AKA Black Mamba AKA Xiomara

June 23rd, 2009
4:58 pm

W8….” still listen to LInking Park, Limp Biskit, Prodigy, Alien Ant Farm”, Did I tell you that I LOVE you? :lol: Ilove all of them.

Beautiful

June 23rd, 2009
4:59 pm

if you wake up tomorrow, you have another chance to get it right! (someone on this blog told me this and i heart them for it).

good nite kids!

Poppa Grande

June 23rd, 2009
4:59 pm

Gold BBS – Ahh the memories.

My cousin had a Red VW rabbit with Gold BBS. We were riding around listening to the Krush Grove soundtrack. Ahhh

Demi

June 23rd, 2009
4:59 pm

(choreographed a Gothic Tribal dance)

Staceye…I proudly past on my “Supa FreakaLeak” title to you…

Bend over and touch ya toes, blow smoke got ya ‘oes like you blowin dro
Slide down the pole, upside down do it fast or slow
Round here we professionals, get flexible, real sexual
Make a ‘igga wanna eat it like a vegetable
When he see that a$$ rise like a buttered roll
Round here we gangstered out, this aint no bitty bar
we let it all hang out
Break bread till the song played out, show that ‘igga what a real bish bout
These cats thank they pimpin like Don Juon
But they all played out like the thong song
Get ya money gul, show em what you really bout
Rasheeda reppin fo the ladies in the south

-W8©(thoroughbred... I dont play nor hate)

June 23rd, 2009
4:59 pm

LOL I remember as a Freshman In college..all you had to do was send in a copy of your id to get a credit card…those things were maxed out..withing a week..so wheat did i do then..started bouncing checks…lmao…had to pay them all back to…had warrants..lmao..checks for pizza , groceries clothes..wanted to party had no money..wrote a check..lmao knowinf it was going to boucne

Tazzee - countdown to NFL season

June 23rd, 2009
4:59 pm

Have a great evening everyone!

Jamoca

June 23rd, 2009
5:00 pm

…in my best voice of Wyclef Jean…”someone please call 911, cause I’m in trouble…I’m in real big trouble

You all have a good evening. Topic changes are always good when it’s centered around good memories and the soundtracks to match.

Those of you with spouses, SO’s and such please take it easy on your loved one t’nite…and don’t hurt nobody.

…I’ve got my bucket of ice on standby for myself as a matter of fact

G’nite ya’ll…

Staceye AKA Black Mamba AKA Xiomara

June 23rd, 2009
5:00 pm

POPPA…Krush Groove??? WOW! :lol: You about to make me order that movie!

-W8©(thoroughbred... I dont play nor hate)

June 23rd, 2009
5:01 pm

Going to ebay to shop for eighties cloths

Cemeeli

June 23rd, 2009
5:01 pm

….oh the day and the life in’a Chevy…

Tazzee - countdown to NFL season

June 23rd, 2009
5:01 pm

B4 I go…

W8 – my uncle (the lawyer) taught me how to write myself a check and deposit it in the ATM then take out cash the same day. My credit was jacked up by the time I graduated college…

Spoiled Lioness-

June 23rd, 2009
5:02 pm

Melo- YOUS A CERTIFIED FOOL!!!

-W8©(thoroughbred... I dont play nor hate)

June 23rd, 2009
5:02 pm

@ Page – The face plate was second best so that noone broke into your antuque to steal your system. Atlanta had a influx of break ins and snatch the pull outs in the early 90s.

If you had a blazer it was good as stolen..lol

Spoiled Lioness-

June 23rd, 2009
5:02 pm

3 More Hours to go

Cemeeli

June 23rd, 2009
5:03 pm

@ Tazzee – Me too!

God thank you for deliverance!

Leggs (Karyn)

June 23rd, 2009
5:03 pm

Bucket of ice on standby…LOLOLOL.

Spoiled Lioness-

June 23rd, 2009
5:03 pm

Yall dressing up to eat Tacos??

SexyCool - Ridin' Dirty

June 23rd, 2009
5:03 pm

W8 – Been there, done that, had the warrants…funny thing is…it seemed like it made GOOD sense at the time…GNR!

-W8©(thoroughbred... I dont play nor hate)

June 23rd, 2009
5:03 pm

@Tazzee- lol-yep

@Ce-lol..those chevy’s got ya going dont they..lol

Demi

June 23rd, 2009
5:04 pm

W8…non touch Korn…

AmazonRed™ - I know just what I want, I know just who I am

June 23rd, 2009
5:04 pm

Melo- YOUS A CERTIFIED FOOL!!!

He killed it today. :lol:

SexyCool - Ridin' Dirty

June 23rd, 2009
5:04 pm

Alex, I’ll take “Buy a Clue” for $500.

Spoiled Lioness-

June 23rd, 2009
5:04 pm

Taz- Clutching my pearls!

Spoiled Lioness-

June 23rd, 2009
5:04 pm

Ared- As you did yesterdday!

Cemeeli

June 23rd, 2009
5:05 pm

Yea. In a Chevy i’m cold blooded.

Jamoca

June 23rd, 2009
5:05 pm

Leggs – I’m gonna need that bucket of ice for the rest of the week!

Beautiful

June 23rd, 2009
5:05 pm

i said GOOD NIGHT!!!