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Obama Plays Golf for 30th Time This Year, 88th as President
Brian Koenig ^ | 11/27/11 | Brian Koenig

Posted on 11/27/2011 5:48:46 PM PST by Freemarkets101

While the U.S. economy continues to wane, and the European Union remains in endless turmoil, President Obama continues his all-too-frequent golf outings, as he hit the links for the 30th time this year - and the 88th time since his presidential inaugural.

Following his Thanksgiving feast on Thursday, the President went golfing Friday with his usual crew, including White House trip director Martin Nicholson, as well as Martin's brother Walter and Reggie Love.

The problem is despite his countless golf excursions, Obama still has time to issue executive orders, squander taxpayers' dollars, and sabotage the U.S. healthcare system.


TOPICS: Government
KEYWORDS: omg

1 posted on 11/27/2011 5:48:49 PM PST by Freemarkets101
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To: Freemarkets101

What does he do in his spare time?


2 posted on 11/27/2011 5:50:44 PM PST by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: Freemarkets101

Well, if he’s out playing golf, maybe he’s not screwing us at the moment.........

BTW—dpes anyone know if he’s a decent golf player?


3 posted on 11/27/2011 5:52:05 PM PST by basil (It's time to rid the country of "gun free zones" aka "Killing Fields")
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To: Freemarkets101
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4 posted on 11/27/2011 5:54:35 PM PST by newheart (When does policy become treason?)
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To: basil

Swings like a girl from the footage I’ve seen. He ought to be good as much as he plays. He probably thinks he’s awsome.


5 posted on 11/27/2011 5:55:40 PM PST by dandiegirl
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To: Freemarkets101
Golf is a game of concentration..how can he even focus with all that he faces here in this country and abroad.
6 posted on 11/27/2011 6:00:36 PM PST by fight_truth_decay
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To: Freemarkets101

88 times .... and he STILL sucks!


7 posted on 11/27/2011 6:01:49 PM PST by al_c (http://www.blowoutcongress.com)
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To: Freemarkets101

I wish I could afford to indulge in my hobbies as often. Oh wait, I can’t afford many hobbies. Too busy paying for Obummer’s on our dime.


8 posted on 11/27/2011 6:02:57 PM PST by mplsconservative (Impeach Obama Now!)
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To: basil

“BTW—dpes anyone know if he’s a decent golf player?”

He shoots in the low 70’s....if he just plays the front nine.


9 posted on 11/27/2011 6:02:57 PM PST by jessduntno ("They say the world has become too complex for simple answers... they are wrong." - RR)
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To: basil
I would bet his score cards say he is.

I know that is not an answer to your question.

10 posted on 11/27/2011 6:02:57 PM PST by magslinger (Who cares if they are"electable" if they are going to govern like Democrats? -noprogs)
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To: Freemarkets101

The problem is not in number of games, but in lack of competence.


11 posted on 11/27/2011 6:06:52 PM PST by Fester Chugabrew (minds change)
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To: Freemarkets101

I seriously don’t think Obama cares anymore.... my prediction is that he’ll take $500 million from his campaign and live like a king.... If he does win, by some screw up, he’ll still quit rich.


12 posted on 11/27/2011 6:15:36 PM PST by mike_9958
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To: dandiegirl
"Swings like a girl from the footage I’ve seen."

Never in his wildest dreams!


13 posted on 11/27/2011 6:17:26 PM PST by Baynative (The penalty for not participating in politics is you will be governed by your inferiors.)
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To: basil

If he was even a decent golfer, we’d know his golf scores.

At best, he’s average.


14 posted on 11/27/2011 6:23:12 PM PST by Jonty30 (If a person won't learn under the best of times, than he must learn under the worst of times.)
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To: mike_9958

I’ve been betting that either Soros will gift him, when Obama leaves office because Soros has probably made billions instructing Obama on what to do or the Dems will bribe him to get him to quit.


15 posted on 11/27/2011 6:28:40 PM PST by Jonty30 (If a person won't learn under the best of times, than he must learn under the worst of times.)
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To: Freemarkets101

http://news.yahoo.com/photos/obama-pardons-thanksgiving-turkeys-1322068200-slideshow/president-barack-obama-daughters-sasha-malia-pardons-liberty-photo-155712077.html

I don’t know how to post pictures. But it seems to me that there is great material here(pic number 2 is my personal fave) for Captioning.


16 posted on 11/27/2011 6:30:54 PM PST by Mountain Mary (One Nation Under God...There I said it.)
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To: Freemarkets101
Knowing what a worm he is, and what a magnificent doofus he looks like even after all this time golfing, I theorize that he may golf primarily to seem more like an everyman rather than the girlyman that he truly is.
17 posted on 11/27/2011 6:36:26 PM PST by Mr. Fabtastic (Cain is rapidly gaining on Fred Gwynne as my favorite Herman.)
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To: Freemarkets101

He golfs 10 percent of the time. When he’s not watching basketball. Or on vacation.

http://www.pantheon.org/articles/n/narcissus.html

Narcissus is another example among several of a beautiful young man who spurned sex and died as a result. As such, his myth has much in common with those of Adonis and Hippolytus. In the Roman poet Ovid’s retelling of the myth, Narcissus is the son of the river god Cephissus and the nymph Liriope. Tiresias, the seer, told his parents that the child “would live to an old age if it did not look at itself.” Many nymphs and girls fell in love with him but he rejected them. One of these nymphs, Echo, was so distraught over this rejection that she withdrew into a lonely spot and faded until all that was left was a plaintive whisper. The goddess Nemesis heard the rejected girls prayers for vengeance and arranged for Narcissus to fall in love with his own reflection. He stayed watching his reflection and let himself die. It is quite possible, however, that the connection between Echo and Narcissus was entirely Ovid’s own invention, for there is no earlier witness to it.

An important and earlier variation of this tale originates in the region in Greek known as Boeotia (to the north and west of Athens). Narcissus lived in the city of Thespiae. A young man, Ameinias, was in love with Narcissus, but he rejected Ameinias’ love. He grew tired of Ameinias’ affections and sent him a present of a sword. Ameinias killed himself with the sword in front of Narcissus’ door and as he died, he called curses upon Narcissus. One day Narcissus fell in love with his own reflection in a spring and, in desperation, killed himself.

Both of these stories give an origin to the narcissus flower, which grew where Narcissus died.


18 posted on 11/27/2011 6:39:50 PM PST by FlyingEagle
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To: Freemarkets101

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xo3iX68msW4


19 posted on 11/27/2011 6:43:00 PM PST by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: basil

Yup. That’s a good way to look at it. At least playing golf isn’t costing us what it costs to fly in Air Force One all day.

Had his “Body man” Reggie Love with him.


20 posted on 11/27/2011 6:47:40 PM PST by Venturer
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To: Jonty30

“I’ve been betting that either Soros will gift him”

I’ll buy that... Obama don’t give a crap about governing... he wants to be rich and taken care of....or Michelle will beat him :o)

His legacy is toast.. if he ever cared. Right now he makes me wish for Carter.... (that hurt)


21 posted on 11/27/2011 6:59:32 PM PST by mike_9958
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To: dandiegirl

Yes, as much of a conceited SOB as he is, I’m sure he’s awesome in his on mind....LOL!


22 posted on 11/27/2011 7:04:38 PM PST by basil (It's time to rid the country of "gun free zones" aka "Killing Fields")
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