Michelle Obama Was “Distressed” About the Power of “White Irish Catholics” in Illinois

Michelle was distressed about the “white Irish Catholics” in Illinois.

Michelle Obama worked in the mayor’s office in the early 1990’s. (Bella Dolce)

A new book on the Obamas reveals that Michelle Obama was distressed and resented the power “white Irish Catholics” held in Illinois.
The Sun-Times reported:

Mrs. Obama worked in the Daley administration between Sept. 16, 1991, and April 30, 1993, according to City of Chicago personnel records. She was hired by Jarrett, then Daley’s deputy chief of staff.

Kantor writes Mrs. Obama “disapproved of how closely Daley held power, surrounding himself with three or four people who seemed to let few outsiders in — a concern she would echo years later with her own husband.

“…She particularly resented the way power in Illinois was locked up generation after generation by a small group of families, all white Irish Catholic — the Daleys in Chicago, the Hynes and Madigans statewide.”

When Jarrett was forced out of City Hall in 1995 — even though she was close to Daley — “the Obamas were horrified, their worst suspicions about the world confirmed.”

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  • pink tie Republican

    Michelle was right this time. The white Irish Catholic Democrat gang has run Chicago Mafia style since the 50’s.

  • mercador

    I just hope and pray that voters are sick of these people as I am, come election day.

  • cal rifkin

    Yes, Michelle Obama has some very keeeeen insights on many subjects…men, politics, vegies, trips, clothes…what a catch she was for Barry and I’m sure he never strays, or gets caught looking at other women.

  • Mad Hatter

    If I say I’m “Distressed” about the Power of “Black American Marxist” in the White House, would the Alinsky media not report that either? (cough cough)

  • Remco Kimber

    Yes, there are plenty of white corrupt pols, but they’re corrupt because they’re white. They corrupt because they’re thieves.

    But Chicago, NYC have put up skylines.

    Corrupt black pols on the other hand have given us Detroit.

  • GrayRider

    Michelle my belle racist???!!! Say it isn’t so!

  • squeaky

    [[WASHINGTON (AP) — In a jolt to the White House, President Barack Obama announced Monday that chief of staff William Daley was quitting and heading home, capping a short and rocky tenure..]] he was supposed to leave at the end of 2012. po’ michelle having to suffer from being so close to a daley.

  • IrishChicago Sucks

    In this case, the mooch is right. White Irish Catholics in Chicago are frikin leftist machine democrats. White Irish catholics took illinois and ran it into the ground. Daley, Madigan machine.

  • Gus


  • Gus

    IrishChicagosucks? You prefer Obama KENYAN MARXISTS running the entire nation into the ground.

    Michelle Obama is an imbecile. Dim bulbs laugh at her.


    Spoken by a true muslim bent on the destruction of America!

  • Blacque Jacques Shellacque

    Michelle was right this time. The white Irish Catholic Democrat gang has run Chicago Mafia style since the 50′s.

    She might be right, but her motivations are unlikely to be anything besides just plain envy for the power they wielded.

  • listingstarboard

    Republicans candidates WTF are you waiting for? In the last 2 days info about secret lavish party and now this racist slur by Michelle Obama–add to it her obscene spending on vacations–there is plenty of ammo to fire at her. I do not know ONE PERSON that likes her so why clobber her with her own words and actions? When will the Republican Party learn to fight for a change? And does anyone doubt that there was a “whitey” tape?

  • patman

    What’s with the X-Mas tree? Did it know who was hovering next to it?

  • Sasja

    Seems to me, no matter the color of one’s skin, liberals destroy everything they touch. I’m am so thankful I live in a city that is not run by a dim political machine, and is thriving.

  • anna

    Does anyone else remember the cover of the new York magazine that caricatured the obamas as radicals, yucking it up that’s that was the way conservatives pictured them? Guess that wasn’t so off target. We should use that picture as billboards and bumperstickers now, because it proved true…

  • mpw280

    While she was feeling nervous about the Irish Catholic Machine, O’bummer was going to school on how they worked and ran things. So we get a president with a few advisers who run the show and the least transparent administration ever. She may have been nervous then by she is in like Flynn now. mpw

  • Ipso Facto

    Lets look at the absurdity of this. Michelle Obama goes to work in THE CHICAGO Mayor’s office and then she complains about the politics there? That’s really rich isn’t it!

    One of the good things about seeing how people behave over a long period of time is that you can put together a mosaic about them that’s fairly accurate. Michelle Obama is clearly an angry person. It’s clear from her words, her actions, her facial expressions and her body language. We all know the type. These are the people with a chip on their shoulder. When people are angry on occasion, that’s normal. When people are angry all the time, its a character flaw.

    There are certainly things in life that make us all angry, however, when you look at this woman, it’s clear that she is just a repulsive malcontent. We see them everywhere. She is the type of person who just isn’t happy unless she’s unhappy. Too bad for her.

    What’s now interesting to see is how Barack, who portrays himself as the imperial President, is really a PW’ed MF’er at home who seems to walk on eggshells so as not to upset his bit*hy wife. No wonder he puts up such a facade!

  • rb

    She’s too young or too naive to know who runs Chicago. John D’Arco and Fred Roti ran the city council for years. Both made members. Even Blago has an outfit connection through his wife.

  • daryl

    Didn’t keep the greed, no nothing from accepting the cushy and lucrative ( paid in the $350 thousand range annually) hospital position though did it?

  • daryl

    greedy no nothing

  • SpideyTerry

    I’m distressed that a Wookie is wandering around the White House unsupervised.

  • Patty

    Daley’s tenure at the White House has not been a happy one. He was effectively demoted in November when the White House announced that he would share many of his duties with long time Obama aide Pete Rouse.

    On November 8th last year The Wall Street journal reported that “On Monday, Mr. Daley turned over day-to-day management of the West Wing to Pete Rouse, a veteran aide to President Obama, according to several people familiar with the matter. It is unusual for a White House chief of staff to relinquish part of the job.”

    The Obama White House has been critical of the new book

    “The book, an over dramatization of old news, is about a relationship between two people whom the author has not spoken to in years,” White House spokesman Eric Schultz stated. “The author last interviewed the Obamas in 2009 for a magazine piece, and did not interview them for this book.

    Read more: http://www.irishcentral.com/news/-Michelle-Obama-felt-Irish-American-political-leaders-had-far-too-much-power—136929723.html#ixzz1j0fDc1at

  • Patty

    Why doesn’t the book talk more about the Obama’s involvement with Wright, Khalidi, Ayers and Rezko.

    Seems she must be pulling the strings in that marriage. Daley is fired and so is Rahm no love lost there. She never bonded well with Emmanuel either.

    What MO wants she seems to be getting. White Irish you say, what a Racist comment. But we all new her character way back when. Hope she is PROUD of herself.

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  • Kerry Donnelly

    Racist twat.

  • TeeDub

    I imagine Michelle Obama is distressed any time she walks into a room where there are a lot of white faces.

  • bg
  • bg


    to be fair, she & hubby are non-discriminating racists, oh wait..


  • Obamas regulation destroy jobs

    Valerie Jarrett is a communist like her FATHER and Obama is a RACIST Christian hater like his mother father they HATE America like it is NOW especially WHITES–they enjoy spend, spend spend!!! Didn’t he support Odgina in Kenya??? Hollywood Kinds/Queens are the worst millions millions NO TAXES where is the entertainment tax??? They make me sick Hollywood/Media ….they think they are GODS while they promote their liberal crap..they want another Amsterdam for America–

    STOP the TANNING TAX and impose a 20% WIG TAX!


    Chewbaca just plain hates whites….biggest racist family ever….start packing your bags moooo-shellll you will never live like you have been on our money

  • bg


    squeaky #7 January 9, 2012 at 5:01 pm

    was just about to post about that when
    i eyed your post, oh well, can’t hurt.. 😉

    January 9, 2012

    WH Chief of Staff William Daley Resigning

    blah, blah, blech..


  • i wonder if all those white irish catholic liberals will still vote for the myth.

    if michelle dosen’t like the irish why did she marry the myth, isn’t he part irish?

  • Dan Collins

    Meh. I’m black Irish.

  • Patty

    #28 January 9, 2012 at 6:41 pm
    bg commented:


    no secret..

    Thank you so much bg, 🙂 This should be and ad run in the campaign.

  • Patty

    Americans hopefully will take time to learn about the two in the White House, because this is the most important election to me and should be to all of us, ever.

  • if you want to know what the first lady really doesn’t like you can leave out the irish catholic.

    #34 me too

  • Patty

    #32 January 9, 2012 at 6:58 pm
    bg commented:

    Boy, to be a fly on the wall in the White House, trouble is Obama even swats them away.

  • Patty

    This is truly historical and not that Obama is black but his wife is a racist. First lady of shame and hate.

  • Patty

    So, she discriminates against Catholics but loves Rev. Wright. She discriminates against the Irish and still likes Rev. Wright.

    Hope the public really gets an ear full this election season and this is quoted over and over to the American Voters.

  • Patty


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  • Exuent

    I would much rather the “white irish catholics” be running things than these Bozos.

  • bg


    Patty #38 January 9, 2012 at 7:19 pm

    rotf 😆 mbo


  • el polacko

    tsk tsk… don’t you know that blacks can’t be racist ?

  • Jon
  • Redwine

    That miserable, arrogant, overly entitled, beyotch is quite the tyrant. She and the SCOAMF need to be frogmarched out of our house and into prison.

  • Redwine

    Jon (#46) – Very interesting. Makes you think about all of the chaos the regime is sowing by trying to upset the fragile Irish peace agreement, as well as destroying any chance of peace around the world. In fact, SCOAMF and his minions, especially Panetta and Shrillary, are out to play arsonist, Soros/Cloward-Piven/Ayers/Dohrn/Code Pink-like, worldwide, in their unquenchable thirst for power.

  • Harold Washington? Anyone? Anyone?

  • Joanne

    Barack Obama is looking pretty gay in that picture.

  • Francesca

    #28: Thanks for the link to Wild Bill for America. Very interesting.

    On the Os hating whites: Why don’t these people try living somewhere in Africa where they would be the majority? They could be dictators for real and rake in even more money.

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  • amongst the irish in s. jersey

    Sometimes you don’t see the mechanizations of the machine until you’re up close and personal. I didn’t see the Mormon church for the cult it is until I moved to Utah and saw their control over everything governmental for myself. When you’re outside looking in, it all looks good. But, once inside, you begin to see that which was hidden from public view. Many, if not most, of you are as racist as you’re claiming she is. The Obamas are neither Muslim or Kenyan, so you all need to stick to the issues instead of the childish petty name-calling.

  • BS61

    Hey wait a minute – I’m a white Irish Catholic from Chicago! Michelle is a racist!

  • RedBeard

    Michelle reveals herself yet again, by focusing on race instead of actions. The Chicago problem is corrupt politics, not white Irish Catholics.

    RedRiverStuff nailed a great point. Harold Washington, former mayor of Chicago and one of the most corrupt of the corrupt, was hardly a white Irish Catholic. But Michelle would never let a fact like that get in the way of her racist rantings.

  • squeaky

    could be me but most power bases are small. everyone else is pretty much expendible although they don’t know it. i read of one group [taliban?] that sent their followers into what
    were pretty much suicide fights……not enough food and resources to get through the winter and these guys were excess baggage so to speak. the little guy is always expendible. common interest stops at the gate when the goal is achieved and then the in fighting begins.

  • squeaky

    the over the top pontificaters of the past always explained corruption as something learned from whites. i had a couple of over the toppers [in college courses] who made this point as if other groups were immune. the continent of Africa would be a virtual paradise if only………..

  • BS61

    #7 squeaky commented
    [[WASHINGTON (AP) — In a jolt to the White House, President Barack Obama announced Monday that chief of staff William Daley was quitting and heading home, capping a short and rocky tenure..]] he was supposed to leave at the end of 2012. po’ michelle having to suffer from being so close to a daley.

    Gotta get rid of the only Capitalist in the WH!

  • justthefactsplease

    Except… Michelle Obama didn’t use the words “white Irish Catholics.” Those were the words of Jodi Kantor, author the book “The Obamas.”

    An excerpt, with Obama’s words in quotation marks. All other words are Kantor’s:

    [Michelle Obama] particularly resented the way power in Illinois was locked up generation after generation by a small group of families, all white Irish Catholic – the Daleys of Chicago, the Hyneses and Madigans statewide. “Someone doesn’t have the right to be elected because of whose womb they came out of,” she would say a few years later to Dan Shomon, her husband’s political advisor. “You shouldn’t have a better chance if you’re a Kennedy than if you’re an Obama. Why is it that they have the right to this?” [The Obamas, p. 18]

    Michelle Obama’s remarks are not racist in the least. People should check the facts before they go flying off the bolt.

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  • rw

    White Irish Catholics have run Chicago since the early 50’s? How young are you people or is it uneducated? Think back to prohibition and it sure wasn’t italians running the city. Look at when Chicago started up and you’ll find that chicago was controlled by White Irish Catholics then.