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President Obama Goes Ringless At Presser
Politico ^ | 09/10/10 | Patrick Gavin & Amie Parnes

Posted on 09/10/2010 12:39:19 PM PDT by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

Sometimes, a White House press conference can be a chance for a president to take some weight off his shoulders ... but weight off his fingers?

Eagle-eyed reporters noticed that President Barack Obama wasn't sporting his wedding ring during Friday's White House press conference.

"big to-do over potus not wearing his wedding ring today," Tweeted The Hill's Sam Youngman, who was at the presser.

Obama's wedding band is "an intricate gold design from Indonesia, where he had lived as a boy," the New York Times reported in 2009.

Michelle will probably be okay with it; after all, she once left home without her wedding ring, too.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: District of Columbia
KEYWORDS: 9thanniversary; flotusmichelle; husseinobama; illegal; ineligible; klingondivorce; michelleobama; notthepresident; obama; president; presidentgollum; presser; ring; ringless; usurper; weddingring
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1 posted on 09/10/2010 12:39:32 PM PDT by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

Obama has been wearing a wedding band since Occidental.


2 posted on 09/10/2010 12:40:26 PM PDT by Beckwith (A "natural born citizen" -- two American citizen parents and born in the USA.)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

Larry Sinclair, please pick up the white courtesy phone...


3 posted on 09/10/2010 12:40:36 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I don't need a newspaper to know the world's been shaved by a drunken barber.)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

Back with Sinclair, or another replacement?


4 posted on 09/10/2010 12:40:36 PM PDT by Diogenesis ('Freedom is the light of all sentient beings.' - Optimus Prime)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle
He was probably just feeling bloated and irritable this morning. :-)

It's not like when XXX-42 pocketed his ring to go on the prowl.

5 posted on 09/10/2010 12:41:24 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (Gun control was originally to protect Klansmen from their victims. The basic reason hasn't changed.)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

No big surprise as dems are anti family too.


6 posted on 09/10/2010 12:41:36 PM PDT by Ev Reeman
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

Ringless

Clueless

Less is more I hear

uhhh ahhh


7 posted on 09/10/2010 12:42:08 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle
President Obama Goes Ringless At Presser

He also went witless.

8 posted on 09/10/2010 12:42:09 PM PDT by AU72
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

He threw it across the Potomac.


9 posted on 09/10/2010 12:42:37 PM PDT by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

Was the ring on his right hand?


10 posted on 09/10/2010 12:43:17 PM PDT by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle
A White House spokesman tells POLITICO that Obama's ring is being repaired, though it's unclear what needed to be fixed.

A woman's ring can suffer damage to its stone, or its setting. WTF needs to be fixed on a simple wedding band???

11 posted on 09/10/2010 12:43:57 PM PDT by NativeNewYorker (Freepin' Jew Boy)
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To: KarlInOhio
A ring works when “on the prowl”.

Women are big-time mate poachers.

When shown a picture of an attractive member of the opposite sex, and told that their answers to a questionnaire made them compatible with this individual, only 60% of women wanted to contact the man when told he was single, but 90% of women wanted to contact the man when told he was in a relationship.

12 posted on 09/10/2010 12:44:22 PM PDT by allmendream (Income is EARNED not distributed. So how could it be re-distributed?)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle
Moochelle might have to fight it out with Reggie over who will be their man.
13 posted on 09/10/2010 12:45:09 PM PDT by JPG (How much taxpayer $ did Mookie blow today?)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

Feckless.

Wreckless.

Ringless.

Obama.


14 posted on 09/10/2010 12:45:19 PM PDT by Retired Greyhound
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To: NativeNewYorker

Maybe he wore it down golfing,

but I hear Muslims don’t wear wedding rings and while Michelle was in Spain that Islamic holiday was specifically attended by men,


15 posted on 09/10/2010 12:46:20 PM PDT by Sophia777
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle


Guess he's decided to divorce Michelle and marry Reggie.
16 posted on 09/10/2010 12:46:23 PM PDT by jimbo123
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

Well, if they’d spent as much time vetting candidate Zero as noticing stupid crap like this, we probably wouldn’t have this clown in office.


17 posted on 09/10/2010 12:46:44 PM PDT by AnglePark
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

Read the comments on article.


18 posted on 09/10/2010 12:46:49 PM PDT by ColdOne
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle
President Obama Goes Ringless At Presser

I thought the story was going to say that he turned his Blackberry on vibrate. You know -- "ringless".

Either way, it is a story about nothing, just like all the others the MSM press likes to put out.

19 posted on 09/10/2010 12:46:56 PM PDT by Semper911 (When you want to rob Peter to pay Paul, you'll always have the support of Paul.)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

I take mine off when I do manual labor of various sorts.

Obviosuly not possible with the elitist, consummately unaccomplished, Ivy League attorney, SoftBoy.


20 posted on 09/10/2010 12:47:26 PM PDT by EyeGuy
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To: KarlInOhio

What did Bill say to Hillary after sex? Honey, I’ll be home in 20 minutes.


21 posted on 09/10/2010 12:47:28 PM PDT by Jolla
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To: NativeNewYorker

Has anyone checked Reggie for the missing ring?


22 posted on 09/10/2010 12:47:53 PM PDT by jimbo123
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To: Sophia777
Muslims don’t wear wedding rings

...or make a big deal about birthdays...but why oh why would anyone "falsely" assume B. Hussein Obama is Muslim?

23 posted on 09/10/2010 12:48:08 PM PDT by NativeNewYorker (Freepin' Jew Boy)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle
Earlier at the press conference...

Chav Gollum Pictures, Images and Photos

24 posted on 09/10/2010 12:48:48 PM PDT by missnry (The truth will set you free ... and drive liberals Crazy!)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

Hey cigarettes are expensive (thanks to the taxes) so maybe a stop at the local Cash4Gold bucket shop before a stop at the tobacconist?


25 posted on 09/10/2010 12:49:01 PM PDT by Kenny500c
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle
I knew when Michelle went to Spain on Obama’s birthday they would fake a sex scandal to raise his poll numbers.

Now they are starting to roll it out.

Watch.

26 posted on 09/10/2010 12:49:55 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (If Obama was the answer---that must have been one stupid question.)
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To: allmendream
....”90% of women wanted to contact the man when told he was in a relationship”.

I learn so much from my freeper friends! I'll try that next time a girl ask me that very question,”you have a girlfriend?” I always gave the wrong answer because I haven't found her yet!!

27 posted on 09/10/2010 12:50:09 PM PDT by cameraeye (A happy kufir!)
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To: windcliff

ping


28 posted on 09/10/2010 12:50:13 PM PDT by stylecouncilor (What Would Jim Thompson Do?)
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To: ColdOne
Read the comments on article.

LOL! Definitely some choice ones there! ;)

29 posted on 09/10/2010 12:50:22 PM PDT by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle ("If you're not fiscally AND socially conservative, you're not conservative!" - Jim Robinson, 9-1-10)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

Does Islam even use wedding rings?


30 posted on 09/10/2010 12:50:28 PM PDT by VanDeKoik (1 million in stimulus dollars paid for this tagline!)
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To: NativeNewYorker
WTF needs to be fixed on a simple wedding band???

Well after 50 some years my dad's wore out and split in half. I always thought a couple should consider that a sign of a successful union when the ring wears out before you do.
31 posted on 09/10/2010 12:50:36 PM PDT by GonzoGOP (There are millions of paranoid people in the world and they are all out to get me.)
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To: missnry

Every time I see a picture like that one, I actually have to stop and ask myself: “Now, is that Carville, or Gollum...?” ;)


32 posted on 09/10/2010 12:51:28 PM PDT by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle ("If you're not fiscally AND socially conservative, you're not conservative!" - Jim Robinson, 9-1-10)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Larry Sinclair, please pick up the white courtesy phone...

I wasn't familiar with the name so I went to look him up on wikipedea - and he's not there. Lots of other interesting stuff though.

33 posted on 09/10/2010 12:52:36 PM PDT by InABunkerUnderSF (Anyone who has read Roman history knows a barbarian invasion when they see one.)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

Intricate gold design?

Wanna bet its something in ARABIC?


34 posted on 09/10/2010 12:54:23 PM PDT by HighlyOpinionated (IMPEACH Barry Dunham Soetoro aka "Soebarkah" aka Imam Barack Hussein Muhammad Obama!)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

Intricate gold design?

Wanna bet its something in ARABIC?


35 posted on 09/10/2010 12:54:35 PM PDT by HighlyOpinionated (IMPEACH Barry Dunham Soetoro aka "Soebarkah" aka Imam Barack Hussein Muhammad Obama!)
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To: EyeGuy

He did hang curtains that one time.


36 posted on 09/10/2010 12:55:01 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: JPG
“Moochelle might have to fight it out with Reggie over who will be their man.”

Reggie's a lover, not a fighter. If it came to it, the wookie would beat the crap out of him.

37 posted on 09/10/2010 12:55:22 PM PDT by Gabrial (The Whitehouse Nightmare will continue as long as the Nightmare is in the Whitehouse)
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To: VanDeKoik

In Islam men actually aren’t allowed to wear gold.


38 posted on 09/10/2010 12:56:09 PM PDT by Echo4C (We have it in our power to begin the world over again. --Thomas Paine)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle
Obama's wedding band is "an intricate gold design from Indonesia, where he had lived as a boy," the New York Times reported in 2009.

There are things that people do that reveal their true selves. IMO< this ring issue is interesting in that it's of Indonesian design.

You make decision about rings based on sentimentality. Indonesia was where he attended a Muslim Madrassa as a boy. Evidently those days under Islamic direction are integral to who Obama truly is. He seems to think so, so much so that it influenced one of the most significant things that a man will do, choose the origin, design, and meaning behind something he will wear the rest of his life.

The symbolism Obama chose, was that of a constant reminder of his Islamic training, and to a culture from a nation that was not his own. Or was it?

It's quite evident this guy isn't one of us, and I could give a rats ass what his color is.

39 posted on 09/10/2010 12:57:33 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (All hail Prince Skid-mark, Barack Hussein Obama, constantly soiling himself and our nation.)
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To: Semper911
I thought the story was going to say that he turned his Blackberry on vibrate. You know -- "ringless".

And miss his favorite "Muslim Call To Prayer" ringtone? Not a chance!

40 posted on 09/10/2010 12:58:07 PM PDT by Charles Martel ("Endeavor to persevere...")
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To: 2banana
Was the ring on his right hand?

At least he wasn't wearing it in his nose.

But seriesly I don't wear my ring all the time especially when I know I'm going to be in a bad neighborhood.

41 posted on 09/10/2010 12:58:11 PM PDT by steveo (2010 never again)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

I bet the ring is being re-sized to fit his skinnier finger. He’s lost some weight.


42 posted on 09/10/2010 12:58:28 PM PDT by unkus
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To: DoughtyOne

Photo of the ring:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2373211/posts?page=27#27


43 posted on 09/10/2010 12:59:51 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: trisham

“He did hang curtains that one time.”

#####

...snicker...

Get back to me when Mr. Pussy NeverWorked, straps on a tool belt, fires up the Sawzall, or opens up the throttle on a chainsaw.


44 posted on 09/10/2010 1:00:23 PM PDT by EyeGuy
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To: steveo
especially when I know I'm going to be in a bad neighborhood.

An apt description of the White House Press Room, doubtless. ;)

45 posted on 09/10/2010 1:00:39 PM PDT by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle ("If you're not fiscally AND socially conservative, you're not conservative!" - Jim Robinson, 9-1-10)
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To: NativeNewYorker
...WTF needs to be fixed on a simple wedding band???

The incredible shrinking president needed to have it downsized.

46 posted on 09/10/2010 1:01:32 PM PDT by ladyvet
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle
Obama seems to have lost quite a bit of weight. Remember how thin and drawn he looked when he gave the speech about (supposedly) the end of the war in Iraq?

Perhaps the ring is too large and keeps slipping off of his finger?

47 posted on 09/10/2010 1:02:38 PM PDT by CitizenM ("Do you miss me yet?" Yes, George, we do.)
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To: AppyPappy

Being Mac Daddy the first I would have expected him to be able to throw it across the ocean at the very least.


48 posted on 09/10/2010 1:02:51 PM PDT by chiefqc
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

It is a prop and a fake, like everything else about these two.

Leaving a prop home is no big deal.

Why would het have a Muslim Indonesian ring if he were married in a Christian ceremony?


49 posted on 09/10/2010 1:03:06 PM PDT by Cincinna (TIME TO REBUILD * ? * RYAN * 2012)
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To: HighlyOpinionated

Ha my imagination went there too. It’s an “Indonesian” design. It would not be incredibly far fetched to imagine it had some arabic inscription that he wanted to remove for political insurance purposes. Probably just getting it re-sized or something though. A Tiger Woods-style sex scandal would provide amusing election season entertainment though so we can always pretend Michelle gnawed it off his hand.


50 posted on 09/10/2010 1:03:10 PM PDT by Callahan
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