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Posted at 6:30 PM ET, 02/ 8/2011

In other news: Barack Obama has quit smoking, says first lady

By The Reliable Source

The first family last summer. Supposedly he had already quit the cigarette habit by then. (Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP)

It's official: President Obama has kicked the nicotine habit. So says the first lady, who told reporters at a White House luncheon that it's been "almost a year" since he smoked a cigarette, reports our colleague Nia-Malika Henderson. "I'm very proud of him," Michelle Obama said, adding that she kept out of the process and didn't nag him. "When somebody is doing the right thing, you don't mess with them . . . Our kids are getting to the age where he wants to look them in the face because they want to know, 'You don't smoke do you, Dad?'. . . He wants to be able to say 'No.'"

Read more: 44 blog: Michelle Obama: The president has quit smoking

See earlier:
Obama Signs Tobacco Control Act. Is He Cleaning Up His Own Act With Cigarettes?, June 23, 2009
Opinion: Let the Guy Smoke: Obama Is Probably Fibbing About Giving Up Cigarettes. That's Okay. Michael Kinsley, Nov. 20, 2008

By The Reliable Source  | February 8, 2011; 6:30 PM ET
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Obama may start smoking again??????
Obama's social security number goes to court,
Obama is accused of using a stolen social security number, the entire country knows about this but the media has yet to publish the story. The number Obama is using was issued to a man from Connecticut in 1890 and who died in the 1960's, the number was by law to be deactivated but instead Obama started using it in 1976? It only makes sense, Obama with no birth certiificate needed a social security number to be able to run for the senate and President? Let's see Obama dance around this with the media on his tale. America knows, why has the media helped Obama perpetuate the fraud?


Posted by: Richie5 | February 8, 2011 7:12 PM | Report abuse

He quit smoking what???

"I blew a few smoke rings, remembering those years," Obama wrote in "Dreams From My Father," in a section of the book about his college days. "Pot had helped, and booze; maybe a little blow when you could afford it. Not smack, though. ..."

fyi: "Blow" is a street name for cocaine. "Smack" is slang for heroin. "

Posted by: fury60 | February 9, 2011 4:54 AM | Report abuse


By smoking Obama are trying to known to own as a bad habit. He is following on previous president's. All are had bad habit. So why not Obama?


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Posted by: webcontent2011 | February 9, 2011 4:11 PM | Report abuse

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