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umm...why is Michelle Obama on a mission to get rid of Nickelodeon???

The local news commercial just came up for the 11 o' clock news...and they said she was...anyone know anything? and why?? my kids love Nick...

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armywife43

Asked by armywife43 at 10:36 PM on Sep. 23, 2010 in Politics & Current Events

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  • http://www.childrenandnature.org/news/detail/nickelodeon_to_go_dark_to_encourage_play/

    Here is the answer. :)
    Mom_2_cuties

    Answer by Mom_2_cuties at 10:38 PM on Sep. 23, 2010

  • oh, never mind. i found it. as usual, the news made it seem like it was something permanent in their 'commercials'

    http://abclocal.go.com/wpvi/story?section=news/entertainment&id=7685340
    armywife43

    Comment by armywife43 (original poster) at 10:39 PM on Sep. 23, 2010

  • idk, haven't heard that. thought she was on a mission to make american kids fit lol. i guess she is all over the place like her husband and can't stay on topic or finish up one topic before doing a half-ass job at solving the next one.
    princessbeth79

    Answer by princessbeth79 at 10:39 PM on Sep. 23, 2010

  • it's all good. that's our family day, we're going to the neptune festival. i do feel bad for the kids not allowed to go outside though...
    armywife43

    Comment by armywife43 (original poster) at 10:41 PM on Sep. 23, 2010

  • wow... Um, I don't like that. Surely parents can decide when their kids should be watching tv? So if a mom needs a moment during those three hours, screw her?

    Yeah, she's lost touch with reality. Give a lady a staff, and suddenly she forgets what it's like to want to pee in private.

    BTW, we don't keep cable. I will put something on netflix while I cook and fix my face.
    lovinangels

    Answer by lovinangels at 10:42 PM on Sep. 23, 2010

  • Oh sweet Jesus.....so crazy for Nick to DO this. The kids whose parents CARE about nick shutting off a;ready take their kids from in front of the TV. The parents that DONT will turn the channel or put on a DVD and plop their kids right down anyway! And hasnt Nick done this for a few years?? As in BEFORE Michelle Obama.

    momof030404

    Answer by momof030404 at 10:45 PM on Sep. 23, 2010

  • Geesh. Nick has always promoted play, active play! This is nothing new. I do not need some self-important person in DC to tell me or my kids what to do, when to do it, or how /what to eat! I wish that woman would just worry about her OWN kids, and let ME raise MINE!
    29again

    Answer by 29again at 10:53 PM on Sep. 23, 2010

  • Won't bother me My oldest doesnt watch it ( he is 16 ) my youngest will probably be playing games on computer ( he is 13) No big for us.
    Shaneagle777

    Answer by Shaneagle777 at 11:04 PM on Sep. 23, 2010

  • We go dark as a family a few times a year. TV's off, lights off, no internet or cell phones. We usually read poetry or short stories out loud to each other or play a board game by lantern light.
    Michelle sounds pretty hip to encourange something such as "playing".

    What a concept.
    parrishsky

    Answer by parrishsky at 11:07 PM on Sep. 23, 2010

  • I agree with Parish. We do what your family does.
    Mom2Just1

    Answer by Mom2Just1 at 11:11 PM on Sep. 23, 2010

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