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Photo Gallery: Michelle Obama Campaigns in Loudoun County

Michelle Obama makes a pitch for her husband during a stop at the Loudoun County Fairgrounds Tuesday.

Thousands crammed into a covered facility at the Loudoun County Fairgrounds to hear first lady Michelle Obama speak Tuesday evening. Feel free to share your experiences below and upload your images to the gallery.

Shellie October 12, 2012 at 12:56 PM
Lol The regime is a joke. Obama's cronies are as crooked as a corkscrew, every word from their mouths is a lie. Biden looked like a fool last night, laughing like a phsycho hyena. Our only hope is Romney to get our country back on track. Don't disappoint me VA. Don't be suckered. Have a great weekend everybody! Peace
Joanne Saylor October 14, 2012 at 09:30 PM
Thank God we live in America where everyone has the right to an opinion they can express openly. Where we can vote for whomever we please and feel good about our vote. Each of us has to come to terms as to what's more important to us. No President can fix every problem. Some of us need to use the rights of America to better our lives without looking for someone else to change things, our changes need to start in our own communities. We need to stop blaming our teachers for the lack of success with our children, stop buying our kids with gadgets and electronics. We need to teach them respect for themselves and others. Spend more time as families and turn off the TV's and computer games. We need to stand up to the community drug dealers and let them know we won't tolarate that kind of activity in our community's. We need to reach out to each other, help on a community level, protect our children and our elderly.
joe brewer October 14, 2012 at 09:44 PM
i think I am going to be sick.
Anthony Fasolo October 14, 2012 at 09:52 PM
I agree with all that you wrote. I would only add that Teachers AND parents need to work TOGETHER and not AGAINST each other in raising children to be good citizens. Standards need to be raised too. Here in Loudoun County it is not unusual to have 60%-70% of middle school students on the honor roll. Football players only need to pass five subjects with a D (60%) and they can pay football. Aren't they going to school to get an education?? Passing the SOL's is EVERYTHING to the detriment of teaching students HOW TO THINK. Relook priorities, turn off the tv and the electronic gadgets and spend more time together as a family!!!
Sandra October 14, 2012 at 11:51 PM
Personally, I think the SOLs are a waste of time and money. They are actually dumbing things down in order to accommodate teaching to the test. In one case, they were discouraging honors English students in 8th grade from writing more than the minimum required - for example, kids who wrote more than 5 sentences per paragraph were marked down a grade because the writing rubric called for 5 sentences per paragraph. What does this accomplish??? We should be teaching our kids to think for themselves, and to go beyond the minimum!

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