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Charles Barkley arrested on suspicion of DUI
Miami Herald ^ | 31 DEC 08

Posted on 12/31/2008 5:49:52 AM PST by PurpleMan

harles Barkley was arrested on suspicion of drinking and driving early Wednesday morning.

An officer with a law enforcement task force that targets drunken driving saw the former NBA star run a stop sign around 1:30 a.m., said Gilbert police Lt. Eric Shuhandler.

(Excerpt) Read more at miamiherald.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Arizona; US: Georgia
KEYWORDS: barkley; dui; nba
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The arrest HAD to have been the result of racial profiling, organized by the Auburn's athletic department in retaliation for Barkley's racially motivated comments directed towards them for not hiring Turner Gill as head football coach. //sarc//
1 posted on 12/31/2008 5:49:52 AM PST by PurpleMan
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To: PurpleMan

that’s turrible.


2 posted on 12/31/2008 5:50:53 AM PST by gussiefinknottle (woof!woof!woof!)
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To: PurpleMan

3 posted on 12/31/2008 5:52:23 AM PST by xcamel (The urge to save humanity is always a false front for the urge to rule it. - H. L. Mencken)
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To: PurpleMan

Dang I hate to hear this. He seems like a good guy. Hopefully he gets the help he needs.


4 posted on 12/31/2008 5:52:31 AM PST by napscoordinator
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To: PurpleMan

Couldn’t happen to a nicer guy.


5 posted on 12/31/2008 5:53:17 AM PST by Dacula (So long and thanks for all the fish.)
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To: PurpleMan

If Charles Barkley is still planning on running for public office, he better make sure to register as a Democrat. Otherwise this will become a campaign issue.


6 posted on 12/31/2008 5:53:22 AM PST by TommyDale (I) (Never forget the Republicans who voted for illegal immigrant amnesty in 2007!)
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To: gussiefinknottle

Thats Turribull Kenny!! Jus Turribull!


7 posted on 12/31/2008 5:54:19 AM PST by marine86297 (I'll never forgive Clinton for Somalia, my blood is on his hands)
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To: PurpleMan

Wasn’t Sir Charles planning on running for Governor of Alabama? Maybe he got arrested to burnish his credentials as a dimocrat.


8 posted on 12/31/2008 5:54:53 AM PST by The Sons of Liberty (In memory of Liberty and Freedom: July 4, 1776 - November 4, 2008)
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To: PurpleMan

Barkley’s a favorite of the sports fan suckitty-uppers in media.


9 posted on 12/31/2008 5:57:07 AM PST by bvw
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To: Dacula

I guess he was pulled because of his race - eyes roll.


10 posted on 12/31/2008 6:02:57 AM PST by Perdogg (Only the hypnotized never lie)
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To: xcamel

Charles Barkley for Governor!!!!

http://www.breitbart.tv/html/48184.html


11 posted on 12/31/2008 6:05:53 AM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, John 11:25, 14:6, 1 Tim 2:5, John 3:17-18, John 20:31, 1 John 5:13, John 6:69)
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To: napscoordinator

If he sobers up, maybe he’ll be able to spend more time on correcting the WORST golf swing in the history of mankind.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s50K65PNeBU


12 posted on 12/31/2008 6:09:00 AM PST by PurpleMan
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To: PurpleMan
Barkley's a moron. He says a lot of off-the-wall political BS. He also makes occasional racist remarks about white players. And those gay-like commercials with him and Dwayne Wade are beyond strange.

BARKLEY BACKS OBAMA

Charles Barkley, former pro basketball star and former Republican, is attending his first political convention to support his friend Barack Obama.

"I think he would make a fantastic president," Barkley told CNN. "I never thought in my lifetime I'd see a black man get the presidential nomination. This is historical."

http://news.yahoo.com/s/rockymountainnews/20080827/pl_rockymountainnews/obamawatchaugust27

13 posted on 12/31/2008 6:11:32 AM PST by ETL (Smoking gun evidence on ALL the ObamaRat-commie connections at my newly revised FR Home/About page)
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To: TommyDale

Chucky is a Dummycrat.


14 posted on 12/31/2008 6:12:02 AM PST by webschooner
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To: webschooner

I know he is a Democrat. I was being sarcastic. Sorry I didn’t add a /sarcasm tag.


15 posted on 12/31/2008 6:14:43 AM PST by TommyDale (I) (Never forget the Republicans who voted for illegal immigrant amnesty in 2007!)
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To: ETL

His field sobriety test was like his blackjack playing- he couldn’t count to 21!


16 posted on 12/31/2008 6:15:19 AM PST by Dr. Ursus
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To: PurpleMan

auditioning for New York Senator?


17 posted on 12/31/2008 6:17:59 AM PST by rigelkentaurus
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To: PurpleMan

I revel in this racist scumbag’s hell.


18 posted on 12/31/2008 6:19:52 AM PST by montag813 (www.FreepShop.com)
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To: Dr. Ursus
His field sobriety test was like his blackjack playing- he couldn’t count to 21!

He can't count to 21 unless he's naked.

19 posted on 12/31/2008 6:19:52 AM PST by ConservaTexan (February 6, 1911)
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To: PurpleMan

CNN: THE SITUATION ROOM
February 21, 2007

Hillary Clinton Versus Barack Obama; Interview With Charles Barkley:

[bottom of transcript...]

BLITZER: If you take a look at the political situation now, the war in Iraq is clearly dominating so much of the political environment. Where do you stand on this conflict?

BARKLEY: You know, Wolf, it’s very simple. They said we were going to Iraq to get rid of Saddam Hussein. He had been in prison for a couple of years and now he’s dead.

That situation has not gotten better. So it’s an easy call for me. We’ve got to get out of Iraq.

I mean, he was in jail for a couple of years. Now he’s dead. That situation hasn’t gotten better.

So anything the Republicans say about the war in Iraq, it’s just bogus. I mean, it’s a terrible situation. We’ve got a lot of innocent kids getting killed over there. And we’re never going to be safe over there.

BLITZER: Your bottom line is simply get out?

BARKLEY: We’ve got to get out.

BLITZER: Charles Barkley, thanks very much for joining us.

BARKLEY: Thanks for having me.

http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/0702/21/sitroom.03.html


20 posted on 12/31/2008 6:21:20 AM PST by ETL (Smoking gun evidence on ALL the ObamaRat-commie connections at my newly revised FR Home/About page)
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To: webschooner

ESPN’s Michael Wilbon will find some way to minimize the arrest by talking about how great a person Sir Charles is.

BTW: ESPN’s gasbags are still downplaying it by not talking about it

Query... If J.C. Watts or Jack Kemp was arrested for DUI there lede would be “Former pro football player and Republican ____ was arrested for drunk driving, yada, yada, yada.”


21 posted on 12/31/2008 6:21:38 AM PST by PurpleMan
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To: PurpleMan

I have always found Charles Barkley to be highly entertaining!!!...I can’t wait for the ‘arrest’ tape to be leaked on you-tube........just another comical chapter in the life of the mound-round of rebound!!!


22 posted on 12/31/2008 6:21:44 AM PST by Le Chien Rouge
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To: PurpleMan
harles Barkley was arrested on suspicion of drinking

I wonder if he was busted by this guy....


23 posted on 12/31/2008 6:22:25 AM PST by Hot Tabasco (Today is just a little more special than yesterday.)
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To: rigelkentaurus

He lives in Arizona. McCain will find some way to suck up to him


24 posted on 12/31/2008 6:23:03 AM PST by PurpleMan
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To: ETL

I personally like the commercial where the waitress says to Dwayne (in reference to Barkley): “Is that your dad?”


25 posted on 12/31/2008 6:24:08 AM PST by sarasota
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To: TommyDale

Oh, he’s a democrat alright. Spent a lot of time bashing all things republican in recent times.

No doubt he will be screaming ‘racism’ with regard to his arrest.


26 posted on 12/31/2008 6:24:57 AM PST by Carley
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To: Hot Tabasco

Naw. He just beat him down.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DobXKM8CfuU


27 posted on 12/31/2008 6:25:39 AM PST by PurpleMan
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To: ETL
"Barkley told CNN. "I never thought in my lifetime I'd see a black man get the presidential nomination"

Good to know I'm still smarter than 'Sir Charles'. I had no doubt that in my lifetime I'd see a black man as Presidential nom and President. Probably a woman too..maybe even a black woman!

It will be interesting to see how his 'Auburn Family' will take the news/blame it on rival team Coach Saban. lol

28 posted on 12/31/2008 6:27:35 AM PST by sweet_diane (I have no problem w/ the color of his skin... it's the content of his character that bothers me!)
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To: sweet_diane

Saban, aka: “Nick Satan”


29 posted on 12/31/2008 6:37:22 AM PST by PurpleMan
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To: PurpleMan
Too bad he didn't get “Rodney Kinged”. I despise this f***ing a**hole.
30 posted on 12/31/2008 6:38:02 AM PST by Niteranger68 (Barack Obama = Media Jesus)
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To: sarasota
I personally like the commercial where the waitress says to Dwayne (in reference to Barkley): “Is that your dad?”

Those commercials with him and Dwayne Wade have 'gay' written all over them.

This one is one of the weirdest:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ui0lPUnBeyM

See if you can find the one you mentioned here:
http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=barkley+wade+commercial&search_type=&aq=1&oq=barkley+wade

31 posted on 12/31/2008 6:38:58 AM PST by ETL (Smoking gun evidence on ALL the ObamaRat-commie connections at my newly revised FR Home/About page)
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To: Niteranger68

Wow.

Life’s to short too spend it on hating. Just ignore.

To quote Sgt Hulka, “Lighten up Francis.”


32 posted on 12/31/2008 6:44:40 AM PST by PurpleMan
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To: ETL

The “bromance” is the latest theme. In fact, Ryan Seacrest developed a show around it that premiers in January. Ryan’s show “Moma’s Boys” has been on a couple of weeks now.


33 posted on 12/31/2008 6:47:38 AM PST by sarasota
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To: marine86297
And now Sir Charles is a 'koo-koo bird.'

I am 'turribully' glad I read the thread before I posted from my inner Frank Caliendo...

34 posted on 12/31/2008 6:51:33 AM PST by PennsylvaniaMom (PA is a banana republic without the great weather to actually grow bananas.)
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To: All

Charles Barkley was a great basketball player... but then he retired and started talking... Good job chuck! And hey don’t worry, your a registered democrat now, this won’t hurt your chances at office, just keep playing your race card and you’ll be a shoe in.


35 posted on 12/31/2008 6:57:26 AM PST by Mind Freed
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To: PurpleMan

As you may know, Chucky played around with being a Pubbie some years ago. But methinks “Mr. Tough Guy” evidently wilted under criticism from his friends and slithered over to the Dummycrat party where his low-life self belongs.

Since he is a Dummycrat, this DUI will just be a resume-enhancement for Chucky’s political ambititions.


36 posted on 12/31/2008 7:01:54 AM PST by webschooner
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To: Mind Freed
Charles Barkley was a great basketball player... but then he retired and started talking

Oh trust me, Chucky was doing lots of talking when he was a player. In fact, the sports media loved him because you never knew what was going to come out of his mouth, but they always knew it would usually make good fodder for the 10 pm newz.

37 posted on 12/31/2008 7:05:25 AM PST by webschooner
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To: napscoordinator
He seems like a good guy.

He's a jerk. Especially on the links. I watched him cuss out a volunteer at a charity golf tournament because the volunteer wouldn't get a ball he hit into a gated yard on the course. The man is just plain mean.

38 posted on 12/31/2008 7:09:26 AM PST by Glenn (Free Venezuela!)
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To: PurpleMan
That was funny.

I thought I had a terrible swing

39 posted on 12/31/2008 7:15:20 AM PST by Popman (Dont worry Barney Frank has your ass-ets covered!!!)
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To: Glenn

Sorry to hear that. I have only seen him on tv on talk shows so I don’t really know him.


40 posted on 12/31/2008 7:16:35 AM PST by napscoordinator
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To: PurpleMan
"Saban, aka: “Nick Satan”

How you people throw around the name of the evil one so nonchalantly never ceases to amaze me. Calling him Sabear or $aban not mean and ugly enough to satisfy your Saban Derangement Syndrome?? lol

41 posted on 12/31/2008 7:28:16 AM PST by sweet_diane (I have no problem w/ the color of his skin... it's the content of his character that bothers me!)
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"Chucky played around with being a Pubbie some years ago."

I don't follow basketball so wasn't really aware of Barkley until Rush talked about him a few times years ago. I found out he had played college ball in Alabama and that was cool. THEN I started hearing stuff right from Barkley himself and changed my opinion! lol

42 posted on 12/31/2008 7:35:37 AM PST by sweet_diane (I have no problem w/ the color of his skin... it's the content of his character that bothers me!)
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To: F15Eagle

Thanks for the link to this clip. in 2014, all it will take is showing it on Alabama television and his plans to govern our state will be ‘gone with the wind’-bag.


43 posted on 12/31/2008 7:40:07 AM PST by Whits_daughter
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To: napscoordinator
He seems like a good guy.

He is a racist and creep. He has a long list of things that put him in the pos category, including spitting on spectators.

44 posted on 12/31/2008 7:47:14 AM PST by Post5203 (Blago,Resko,Pelosi,Reid,Mahoney,Edwards,Spitzer,McGreevy,Kilpatrick. dems are a criminal enterprise)
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To: Whits_daughter

If he only realized how ignorant he sounds in that video clip.

Problem is, he doesn’t.


45 posted on 12/31/2008 8:01:25 AM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, John 11:25, 14:6, 1 Tim 2:5, John 3:17-18, John 20:31, 1 John 5:13, John 6:69)
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To: TommyDale; PurpleMan
If Charles Barkley is still planning on running for public office, he better make sure to register as a Democrat. Otherwise this will become a campaign issue.

He switche parties a few years ago.

46 posted on 12/31/2008 8:05:28 AM PST by Paleo Conservative (Drill Here. Drill Now. Pay Less.)
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To: Mind Freed

Top Ten Barkley quotes:

10. On the Portland Trail Blazers (back when they were known as the Jail Blazers) serving Thanksgiving meals: “In between arrests they do community service.”

9. “Yeah Ernie, its called defense, I mean I wouldn’t know anything about it personally but I’ve heard about it through the grapevine.

8. “Well, when I went off to college, the guys I used to hang with were pumping gas and voting Democrat. Today they’re still pumping gas and voting Democrat. Guess the Democrats didn’t do much for them.”

7. “When I was recruited at Auburn [university], they took me to a strip joint. When I saw those titties on Buffy, I knew that Auburn met my academic requirements.”

6. “Hey Stanley, you could be a great player if you learned just two words: I’m full.”— Barkley yelling to 300-plus-pound Houston Rockets teammate Stanley Roberts

5. “I heard Tonya Harding is calling herself the Charles Barkley of figure skating. I was going to sue her for defamation of character, but then I realized I have no character.”

4. On the All-Star Game: “Hell, there ain’t but 15 black millionaires in the whole country & half of ‘em are right here in this room.”

3. On Jerry Krause still being able to keep his job as GM of the Chicago Bulls: “Jerry Krause must have pictures of his boss’s wife having sex with a monkey.”

2. After throwing a guy through a 1st floor window in a bar Charles was in front of the judge.
Judge: “Your sanctions are community service and a fine, do you have any regrets?”
Charles: “Yeah I regret we weren’t on a higher floor”

1. After an Olympic Dream Team victory over Angola, in which they won 116-48, Charles got into a physical altercation with a member of Angola towards the end of the game, afterwards he says: “Somebody hits me, I’m going to hit him back. Even if it does look like he hasn’t eaten in a couple weeks. I thought he was going to pull a spear on me.”


47 posted on 12/31/2008 8:05:35 AM PST by PurpleMan
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To: sweet_diane

How you people throw around the name of the evil one so nonchalantly never ceases to amaze me.

Voldemort, Voldemort, Voldemort. There.


48 posted on 12/31/2008 8:09:11 AM PST by PurpleMan
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To: bvw

ESPN Radio still not talking about it.


49 posted on 12/31/2008 8:22:11 AM PST by PurpleMan
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To: PurpleMan
you'll laugh... I had to google Voldemort!

I've only seen one Pirates of the Caribbean movies, muchless gotten started on the Harry Potter books and movies! lol

I understand the simplicity of combining the hate people feel for Coach Saban and the one letter change, really I do. Phat Phil, Wingnut, LeSmiles.. and there's always JeaLSU, UcheaT, Old Sis, the barn etc.. fun stuff! It's just the word I don't like.

Back on topic... Barkley's a jerk and IF this is a legitimate arrest I hope he bears the consequences of his actions.

50 posted on 12/31/2008 8:35:07 AM PST by sweet_diane (I have no problem w/ the color of his skin... it's the content of his character that bothers me!)
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