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Obama to play basketball with lawmakers, Cabinet members
The Hill ^ | 10/07/09 | Eric Zimmermann

Posted on 10/07/2009 11:21:06 PM PDT by kingattax

President Obama will take to the court tomorrow in a basketball game with a handful of cabinet members and lawmakers.

Scheduled to take place tomorrow evening at the White House basketball court, the game wil feature 9 Democratic lawmakers, 2 Republicans, and four cabinet secretaries.

Here's the full list of participants:


Secretary of Housing & Urban Development Shaun Donovan
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
Secretary of the Treasury Tim Geithner
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar
Representative Mike Arcuri (D-NY)
Representative John Boccieri (D-OH)
Representative Brad Ellsworth (D-IN)
Representative Jeff Flake (R-AZ)
Representative Baron Hill (D-IN)
Representative Jay Inslee (D-WA)
Representative Frank Kratovil (D-MD)
Representative Rick Larsen (D-WA)
Representative Patrick Murphy (D-PA)
Representative John Shimkus (R-IL)
Representative Heath Shuler (D-NC)


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: basketball; democrat; democrats; nowot; rino; rinos

1 posted on 10/07/2009 11:21:06 PM PDT by kingattax
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To: kingattax

that’s so gay


2 posted on 10/07/2009 11:22:08 PM PDT by SMCC1
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To: kingattax

Good God!

They would try to make it news if the Boy King farted!


3 posted on 10/07/2009 11:23:16 PM PDT by MindBender26 (Never kick leftists when they're down. Wait till they're half way back up. You get better leverage!)
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To: kingattax

What about Afghanistan!?! I’m really starting to despise the Obozo.


4 posted on 10/07/2009 11:23:24 PM PDT by hsalaw
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To: kingattax

Next he just needs to get his horse to be a member of the Senate.


5 posted on 10/07/2009 11:26:29 PM PDT by Monterrosa-24 ( ...even more American than a French bikini and a Russian AK-47.)
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To: kingattax
Honestly, I wish this was still the days of Rome where the ruling class participated in the gladitorial games.

"Maximus, Maximus, Maximus"


6 posted on 10/07/2009 11:28:12 PM PDT by randomhero97 ("First you want to kill me, now you want to kiss me. Blow!" - Ash)
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To: kingattax

Playing basketball produces carbon. Not to mention the production of the basketball itself produced tons of carbon.


7 posted on 10/07/2009 11:29:11 PM PDT by Dallas59
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To: MindBender26

You must have missed it.

ON THE INTERNET:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mqq6EwcgyWk
http://www.glamour.com/magazine/2007/09/michelle-obama

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Blog:

September 6, 2007, 11:58 AM
“Tales From the Obama Bedroom”
By KATHARINE Q. SEELYE

SNIPPET: “In an interview with Glamour magazine, Michelle Obama reveals that her husband, Barack, is so “snore-y and stinky” when he wakes up in the morning that their daughters won’t crawl into bed with him.

The interview, in the magazine’s October issue, was conducted by Tonya Lewis Lee, who is married to Spike Lee, the filmmaker.

Update: Glamour has updated its Web site now with a fuller quote from Mrs. Obama, and here’s a complete transcript of the passage:

Q: Speaking of your girls, what do you think they think of Mommy? How do they think of you?

Mrs. Obama: You know my hope in my gut is that I am just Mommy. I don’t think this part registers to them. I mean so much of our relationship is based on our world at home. It’s getting up _ you know we have this ritual in the morning. We get up and they want ten more minutes so they can come in my bed and if Dad isn’t there _ because he is too snore-y and stinky, they don’t want ever to get in the bed with him _ but we cuddle up and we talk. We’ve talked about everything from the boy that one daughter doesn’t particularly like in school to what is a period to _”

http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2007/09/06/tales-from-the-obamas-bedroom


8 posted on 10/07/2009 11:36:28 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: kingattax

Just when you think the Doofus in Chief can’t get any lamer.


9 posted on 10/07/2009 11:36:37 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: kingattax
Why didn't racist President 0bama invite liberal former-Olympian, former-NY Knick, and former-Senator Bill Bradley to play?


10 posted on 10/07/2009 11:36:50 PM PDT by Blue Jays (Rock Hard, Ride Free)
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To: kingattax
The mere thought of Tim Geithner in basketball shorts conjures up memories of "The Office" when they are playing basketball in the warehouse.


11 posted on 10/07/2009 11:37:58 PM PDT by Prole (Please pray for the families of Chris and Channon. May God always watch over them.)
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To: kingattax

Does the asshole ever work?!


12 posted on 10/07/2009 11:40:45 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: All

OFF THREAD TOPIC:

ON THE INTERNET:

http://www.freerepublic.com/tag/pakistan/index
http://www.freerepublic.com/tag/globaljihad/index

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Note: The following post is a quote:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2357270/posts

Pakistan’s military rejects US aid bill
AP via Breitbart ^ | Oct 7, 2009 | NAHAL TOOSI
Posted on October 7, 2009 7:54:48 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar

Pakistan’s powerful military rejected U.S. attempts to link billions of dollars in foreign aid to increased monitoring of its anti-terror efforts, complicating American attempts to strike al-Qaida and Taliban fighters on the Afghan border.

Although the U.S.-backed government of President Asif Ali Zardari has the final say on whether to accept the money, the unusual public criticism threatens to force its hand and undermine military cooperation with the Americans just as the Pakistani army prepares for what could be its most important offensive against extremists since the U.S.-led anti-terror campaign began exactly eight years ago.

Any breakdown in intelligence sharing and other types of cooperation would hurt the American fight against a resurgent Taliban in Afghanistan. U.S. and NATO commanders say the war there cannot be won unless Islamabad does more to tackle extremists on its side of the border.

In Washington, President Barack Obama met with his national security team for a strategy session on Afghanistan after signaling that he was not considering a troop withdrawal. The session came amid new polls showing waning support for the war in the United States.

The military’s criticism of the bill came in a brief written statement that said senior commanders, including the army chief, “expressed serious concern regarding clauses impacting on national security.”

Among other strings, the bill conditions U.S. aid on whether Pakistan government maintains effective control over the military, including its budgets, the chain of command and top promotions.

Some analysts said the military’s statement had little to do with genuine dislike of a bill that stands to help crumbling schools, roads and hospitals. They said the army was sending a message to the Pakistani and U.S. governments about the limits of civilian control in a country that’s been subject to military rule for half of its 62-year history.

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


13 posted on 10/07/2009 11:41:47 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: kingattax

I see he is still in full play mode.


14 posted on 10/07/2009 11:45:39 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: kingattax

Obama dribbles, while Rome burns.


15 posted on 10/07/2009 11:46:32 PM PDT by Right_Wing_Madman
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To: kingattax

Looks like Joe Wilson wasn’t invited/

At the GOPers should know how to defend him. He only knows how to go to his left.

Where’s Plugs? Will this be televised?

I wonder where all the feminists who backed Obama will be since he didn’t invite any women to shoot the rock. I hear Hillary is deadly from beyond the arc. Will it be shirts vs skins?

All in all though, what a joke. Everything going on and he’s shooting hoops??? Nice to see he takes his job seriously. Maybe he can do a little touch football on the east lawn next.


16 posted on 10/08/2009 12:00:24 AM PDT by jeltz25
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To: kingattax

at first i read this as satire


17 posted on 10/08/2009 12:16:56 AM PDT by MissDairyGoodnessVT (Chocolate is good for the brain)
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To: MissDairyGoodnessVT

Reminds me of a similar West Wing Episode...


18 posted on 10/08/2009 12:18:28 AM PDT by The Magical Mischief Tour
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To: kingattax

...I’d rather see them box.


19 posted on 10/08/2009 12:47:30 AM PDT by Tzimisce (No thanks. We have enough government already. - The Tick)
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To: Tzimisce

We need a 2009 version of Aaron Burr


20 posted on 10/08/2009 1:42:15 AM PDT by Loud Mime (The windshield wiper president - back and forth, back and forth on the teleprompter.)
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To: kingattax

white coats and white tennies and not a single word about military shot dead in front of recruiting offices or black youths beat to death in the streets of the city he helped mold.....not a single word about the bravery of the troops overrun last weekend in Afganistan, or how they refused to medi-vac out, choosing to donate blood in the middle of combat, then picking up their rifles, to join, wounded, their brothers fighting so bravely for their lives and for America.

zero sucks.


21 posted on 10/08/2009 1:47:23 AM PDT by blueplum
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To: kingattax

Wouldn’t want to take some time to go to any military hospital to spend a few moments with an injured hero soldier now would ya ya P.O.S. marxist poser.
Go play thug ball.


22 posted on 10/08/2009 2:32:24 AM PDT by Joe Boucher (google; operation garden spot and REX84 (FUBO))
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To: kingattax

Wow Bammy’s Boy’s Club. But in this case for tax-payer supported adults.

How....sexist.


23 posted on 10/08/2009 2:55:44 AM PDT by rod1
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To: kingattax

“You hit him high and I’ll hit him low.”


24 posted on 10/08/2009 3:02:25 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault (The Obama magic is fading.)
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To: kingattax

Two Republicans?


25 posted on 10/08/2009 3:04:23 AM PDT by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: kingattax

No Republicans. Good thing, if he got fouled, the Secret Service would probably have to tackle the player and drag him off the court.


26 posted on 10/08/2009 3:05:01 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Don't tell 0bama what comes after a trillion.)
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To: randomhero97
The ruling class definitely did not participate in gladiatorial games in Rome. Watched, maybe, but not take part.

Though the idea has appeal.

27 posted on 10/08/2009 3:06:59 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Don't tell 0bama what comes after a trillion.)
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To: The Magical Mischief Tour

Reminds me of Idi Amin playing basketball with the Harlem Globetrotters.


28 posted on 10/08/2009 3:14:26 AM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (The man who said "there's no such thing as a stupid question" has never talked to Helen Thomas.)
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To: kingattax

Six blue dogs in that group. That can’t be an accident.

There is apparent progress, though, _resident Obama has managed to break Patrick Murphy’s lip lock on John Murtha, at least for a few hours.


29 posted on 10/08/2009 3:33:22 AM PDT by Fresh Wind ("Prosperity is just around the corner." Herbert Hoover, 1932)
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To: kingattax
and the purpose of this basketball game is _________ ?

Does this Resident EVER work?

Perhaps he should review the job description.
Maybe he should step down if the position he holds is too stressful for him... or is he just lazy?

30 posted on 10/08/2009 3:55:39 AM PDT by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: hsalaw

31 posted on 10/08/2009 4:21:41 AM PDT by skimbell
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To: kingattax

hussein is all about anything but being president.

LLS


32 posted on 10/08/2009 5:02:12 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (hussama will never be my president... NEVER!)
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To: kingattax

Zero plays while soldiers pay.


33 posted on 10/08/2009 5:20:04 AM PDT by OpusatFR (Those embryos are little humans in progress. Using them for profit is slavery.)
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To: kingattax

and he doesn’t find time to make decisions on afghanistan.

he is a disgrace.


34 posted on 10/08/2009 5:40:31 AM PDT by bestintxas
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To: kingattax

Impotent figureheads never have to work, you would think the Marxist’s/ Communist’s controlling his agenda may start to get pi$$ed off they have to do all the heavy lifting.


35 posted on 10/08/2009 5:59:49 AM PDT by RetSignman (Townhalls ..."We have seen the Patriots and they are us")
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