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Obama golfs 150th round as superstorm devastates Philippines, Iran deal enrages
[WASHINGTONTIMES] President B.O.'s approval ratings may be stuck in a sand trap, but that has not deterred him from sticking to his weekly round of golf. After teeing off on Saturday at the private course in Florida where the film "Caddy Shack" was filmed, Mr. Obama hit the milestone number of 150 golf rounds in less than five years in the White House.

The Secret Service loaded Mr. Obama's golf clubs bag emblazoned with the presidential seal into the motorcade Saturday morning to head to the private Grande Oaks Golf Club. Sporting a blue polo shirt with tan slacks and a cap, he spent five hours on the private course with former NBA star Alonzo Mourning, friend Cyrus Walker and former U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk.

Mr. Obama wasn't much of a duffer before he ran for president. His regularity on the green started on April 26, 2009. He played 27 times that first year in office, seven of which were during his vacations on Martha's Vineyard and Hawaii.
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Posted by: Fred || 11/11/2013 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [512 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Wish I had time for 150 rounds of golf . Too busy though , perhaps Obama should take note of what hours and effort stock Americans put into living their lives and adjust his holiday ridden timetable suitably . That being said , its probably safer for the whole world that hes on the 12th green juggling his balls
Posted by: Shomorong Angerert9428 || 11/11/2013 3:02 Comments || Top||

#2  trite, insipid and rote commentary removed.

Do have a nice day.
Posted by: Jerkface Killa || 11/11/2013 9:48 Comments || Top||

#3  Other than getting the approval of Congress and the UN, your personal 'international' law seems to be confined to your mother's basement and the limited cranial space you inhabit. However, please keep it up, as Bearing False Witness is one of the three fundamentals of Progressive Socialism. We need the examples laid before us regularly to remind us of its bankrupt principles.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 11/11/2013 10:09 Comments || Top||

#4  Real golfers don't make that pose. Especially missing a relatively short putt.

"All that for a threesome?"
Posted by: swksvolFF || 11/11/2013 10:09 Comments || Top||

#5  That pose reminds me of this. His alter-ego perhaps?

Posted by: CrazyFool || 11/11/2013 10:17 Comments || Top||

#6  I don't begrudge him, or anyone, golf playing time. It's an excellent way to get away from the pressures of problems one has caused oneself, or crises one is not mentally or emotionally capable of dealing with.
Posted by: Pappy || 11/11/2013 10:26 Comments || Top||

#7  #6 <---What Pappy said, I think he is speachless.
Posted by: Hupuck Chomoper6680 || 11/11/2013 10:34 Comments || Top||

#8  The more he golfs, the less time he has to make things worse for the rest of us.
Posted by: Iblis || 11/11/2013 10:45 Comments || Top||

#9  "The No talent" should change jobs and try to join the PGA. Please dog, do us all a favor.
Posted by: Hupuck Chomoper6680 || 11/11/2013 10:49 Comments || Top||

#10  300 rounds by the time he leaves office?
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/11/2013 11:01 Comments || Top||

#11  The more he golfs, the less time he has to make things worse for the rest of us.

That notion assumes he is in charge, he isn't. He is just the facade, the real power is ValJar and whomever is giving her, her marching orders.

In fact, if you view Obama as the distraction and misdirection that he is, then one has to wonder what VJ and all those 40+ Czars are doing behind the scenes.

It ain't good.
Posted by: Secret Asian Man || 11/11/2013 11:23 Comments || Top||

#12  Very good point SAM - One of the few times where Obama made a decision - Osama bin Laden was killed. Since then ValJar and his other handlers have kept him on a very tight leash.
Posted by: CrazyFool || 11/11/2013 11:40 Comments || Top||

#13  I'm reluctant to give Champ any credit on OBL. At the very best it was about getting reelected -- as in someone looked at the polls in early '12 and said 'the only way we're going to win this thing is if we kill OBL.'

And that's by far the most generous intepretation of events.
Posted by: Iblis || 11/11/2013 12:04 Comments || Top||

#14  I think Pappy has a great point. Only a self starting volunteer would have the right stuff to handle all this. Voters realizing he is just a face man is the number one concern.

Wonder what Duffy the High Score Slayer's call sign would be?
Worm Burner
Jed Klampart
Posted by: swksvolFF || 11/11/2013 12:42 Comments || Top||

#15  Sorry, thats Clampett.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 11/11/2013 12:50 Comments || Top||


Hagel sez cuts to Mil pay and benefits needed.
Any thought to cutting the pay and benefits of the Secretary of DoD?
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/11/2013 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [512 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Any thought to cutting the 'pay and benefits' of the butchers at Planned Parenthood, the trouble making State Department, the feckless UN, the PLO, or the Paks ?
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/11/2013 2:28 Comments || Top||

#2  Let me get this straight, you aren't going to pay about a million guys who make their living professionally with guns? That should work.

And these same men protect your institutions and your lives ( and your little dog's too ). Sounds like a truly winning plan to me.

Plus, let's get rid of Rumsfeld.
Posted by: Spereting Tingle4064 || 11/11/2013 4:36 Comments || Top||

#3  Words I'm sure Secretary Hagel would have responded to affirmatively 40+ years ago, while he was in Vietnam.

New day, new handler. :-(
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/11/2013 6:30 Comments || Top||

#4  The USA use to spend ~62% of the budget on defense and ~22% on entitlements; today that is flipped. You would think the few constitutional federal departments would be the last place to cut. Particular during national threats.
Posted by: Airandee || 11/11/2013 13:30 Comments || Top||

#5  Airandee, see that's the thing. Obama has eliminated all the threats against us. So we don't really need the military any more.
/sarcasm
Posted by: Rambler in Virginia || 11/11/2013 13:52 Comments || Top||

#6  This is why Obama wanted Hagel as Sec. of Defense. To put a Republican face on the dismantling of our military.
Posted by: dk70 the scantily clad || 11/11/2013 18:58 Comments || Top||

#7  PCorrectly-Deniably surrendering East Asia + 1/2 of the Pacific to OWG Globalism + our Chinese = future OWG "Asian Union", Other? "Co-Superpower".
Posted by: JosephMendiola || 11/11/2013 19:08 Comments || Top||


Home Front: Politix
Obama threatens GOP with executive orders on 'drawer full' of ideas
"Mr. Obama also said that, because he's run his last political campaign, he's looking to build his legacy and leave the U.S. a bitter better place."
Rule by Decree. What a happy legacy. He'll be remembered for years.
Remember the story about the Three Wishes: no matter what you wish for with your first two wishes, unless the Good Fairy specifically forbids it, your third wish is always for more wishes. Keep that in mind when Champ starts ruling by decree: one of those decrees might be to reset certain, ah, electoral issues that have been vexing him and his supporters.

Paranoid? Perhaps. I prefer to think of it as 'wary'...
Posted by: Uncle Phester || 11/11/2013 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [1010 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Rule by Decree. What a happy legacy. He'll be remembered for years.

Yes, remembered, but not as some may think. Revisionist history will treat him most kindly, and he is fully cognizant of this fact. His leftest puppet master(s) would never permit him to be removed from office, or spoken about disparagingly in future years. Just as his academic records, early activities and background are masked today, all of the unseemly events of late will be wiped away by the hand of inclusion, political correctness, and revisionist history. All of his media recorded misdeeds will be pruned from history like player gang signs and signals from NFL games. Of all regrets, the failures of truth must surely be the most painful.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/11/2013 2:17 Comments || Top||

#2  How did all of this happen? Here is one theory, one cause, to which we may ascribe. There are of course a number of others.

I'm really good at killing people.
-- BHO
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/11/2013 2:44 Comments || Top||

#3  Yesterday - You can keep your health insurance.

Today - I'm not a dictator.

WAR IS PEACE, FREEDOM IS SLAVERY, and IGNORANCE IS STRENGTH, ... 1984 (a little late, just like a lot of government programs)
Posted by: Procopius2k || 11/11/2013 8:03 Comments || Top||

#4  I [Obumble] want to know that what I did made the world a better place for them [for the children],” he said.

The jury came in a long time ago on that one; the news; it's not looking good for your legacy. Don't muck it up more by playing dictator the last three years of a failed presidency. Go work on your golf game and leave the rest of us alone.
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/11/2013 10:19 Comments || Top||

#5  Champ is a man who has always managed to stay one step ahead of his reputation -- until now. The problem for him is that there is no going back. He can't re-become a cipher onto which the credulous project their hopes and dreams.

If Champ thought he could accomplish all he likes with EO's then that's what he would be doing -- not issuing threats. He need Boehner's help. Let's pray to God he doesn't get it.
Posted by: Iblis || 11/11/2013 10:49 Comments || Top||

#6  His biggest "achievement" for American children is to double the debt foisted on them as soon as they're born.

Not sure how this helps anyone but bondholders...
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 11/11/2013 12:39 Comments || Top||

#7  Taking out third world dictators is an American tradition.
Posted by: Guillibaldo McCoy1948 || 11/11/2013 13:41 Comments || Top||

#8  Any doubt in anyone's mind he will leave the office peacefully?
Posted by: DarthVader || 11/11/2013 15:10 Comments || Top||

#9  Forbes predicted Obamacare would be repealed (possibly before the 2014 elections). Amazing. Wasn't too long ago they called you a kook for hoping for that.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 11/11/2013 15:11 Comments || Top||

#10  It would be hilarious if he tried to stay and the Marine guards frog marched him out. I'd pay serious money to see that.
Posted by: Silentbrick || 11/11/2013 16:37 Comments || Top||

#11  Nah - his staff will probably do something chickens*t, like pry all the 'O's from the keyboard, hack the White House website on Inauguration Day, and redirect all its phone calls to Weepy Boehener's office.
Posted by: Pappy || 11/11/2013 17:27 Comments || Top||

#12  This man fails at everything. The Dems are failures as well. They debase everything. They are a joke around the world.
Posted by: Dale || 11/11/2013 17:45 Comments || Top||

#13  Any doubt in anyone's mind he will leave the office peacefully?

Hell No. He's already trying to start a war.
(Unsuccesfuly, at present.)
Posted by: Redneck Jim || 11/11/2013 18:33 Comments || Top||

#14  "Not my ideas mind you. But they are ideas. Suggestions, orr, ummm, uuuhh, possibilities, (unintelligable) umm, actions. But let me be clear - they are in a drawer."
Posted by: swksvolFF || 11/11/2013 18:40 Comments || Top||

#15  Drawers of ideas, wut like underpant gnomes?

1. Overt threat on the established ways and means of the US Constitution

2. ????

3. Profit!
Posted by: swksvolFF || 11/11/2013 19:29 Comments || Top||

#16  I have to broadly agree wid #14, widin the context that the Bammer is empowering + entrenching the anti-US Marxist-Globalist agenda where the US-N-ONLY-THE-US has to unilaterally or forcibly lose its "sole" Superpower authority-n-influence, etc. around the World.

To recall POTUS CLINTON = "THE US MUST BE RESTRAINED OR CONTROLLED".

Unless "post-US", "Mahanist" China already knows whom wil be Obama's POTUS successor come Jan 2017, + that the same is another anti-US Marxist-Globie, IT BEHOOVES CHINA TO MAKE ITS MILITARY MOVES IN EAST ASIA + WESTPAC WHILE THE PERT, MSM-NET ALLEGED/PROCLAIMED "WEAKEST US RESIDENT SINCE JIMMY CARTER", OR "WORSE/WEAKER THAN CARTER", ETC. IS IN THE WHITE HOUSE + IS COMMANDER-OF-CHIEF OF ANY EACH + ALL US MILITARY FORCES IN CONUS + AROUND THE WORLD, I.E. THE ONE WHOM GIVES THE USDOD ITS FINAL GO-TO-WAR-VERSUS-NOT-TO-WAR MARCHING ORDERS.

As a good or proficient Politician, the Bammer's cover story = political excuse is that the US can no longer econ afford to go to war for any reason - TECHNICALLY, HE WILL BE CORRECT.

What is NOT being said is that it is INTENTIONAL + WAS PRE-PLANNED/CALCULATED LONG AGO.
Posted by: JosephMendiola || 11/11/2013 19:36 Comments || Top||



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