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Obama coaches Sasha's team, but without Sasha
Associated Press ^ | 2/19/11 | Staff

Posted on 02/19/2011 8:25:50 PM PST by Nachum

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama stepped in to help coach his younger daughter's basketball team even when she wasn't there.White House officials said Obama helped coach 9-year-old Sasha's team Saturday in suburban Maryland because a regular parent-coach was unable to attend.But Sasha and her older sister, Malia, are skiing in Colorado this weekend with their mother and some friends.The president often attends Sasha's Saturday morning basketball games at a community center in Maryland. Aides said they did not know if Obama had helped coach before.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: coaches; fraud; lowlifesob; obama; poser; sashas; taxpayerpaidskiing; team; usurper

1 posted on 02/19/2011 8:25:52 PM PST by Nachum
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To: Nachum

Hillary Clinton was unable to attend the game because she was busy at home baking cookies.


2 posted on 02/19/2011 8:28:35 PM PST by The Citizen Soldier (Obama: All turban, no camels.)
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To: Nachum

Probably has as much experience coaching as anything else he’s done so far/s


3 posted on 02/19/2011 8:30:07 PM PST by Frank_2001
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4 posted on 02/19/2011 8:31:26 PM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum
If there is one thing this idiot might have expertise in, this might be it.


5 posted on 02/19/2011 8:33:24 PM PST by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: The Citizen Soldier

Hillary Clinton was unable to attend the game because she was busy at home baking cookies.”

Issa could have attended the game with all the time he is going to have on his hands, since Obama ignores both Issa and his investigative committee. Heck, even Paul Ryan could drop by for just a second, since Obama still has not called him to discuss fiscal negotiations.


6 posted on 02/19/2011 8:33:45 PM PST by RitaOK
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To: Nachum
Good thing he's not afraid of stereotypes.

As the first black POTUS, you would think he would steer clear of an obsession with basketball, taking every other day off, and stealing other peoples money, but he's fearless.

7 posted on 02/19/2011 8:35:58 PM PST by Rome2000 (OBAMA IS A COMMUNIST CRYPTO-MUSLIM)
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To: Nachum

There is something very, very strange in the Obama family dynamic.

Very, very strange indeed.

Damn peculiar, one might even say.

Somethin’ ain’t right.

Can you imagine ANY dad coach ANY kid’s team while said kid, her sister, and her mother were halfway across the continent on a vacation sans father? Ever?

Very strange.


8 posted on 02/19/2011 8:37:06 PM PST by filbert (More filbert at http://www.medary.com--The Revolution Will Be Exit-Polled. I hope.)
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To: Nachum

Seriously? The president of the United States spent the morning playing basketball coach to a bunch of 9 year olds?


9 posted on 02/19/2011 8:37:56 PM PST by Just A Reader
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To: Nachum

Obama coaches Sasha’s team, but without Sasha, teaches drivvle


10 posted on 02/19/2011 8:38:15 PM PST by bunkerhill7
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To: Nachum

Isn’t that special.


11 posted on 02/19/2011 8:42:08 PM PST by gloryblaze (Don't forget to donate and keep FR going strong!)
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To: filbert
There is something very, very strange in the Obama family dynamic..

It's almost as if it's a sham marriage arranged by string pullers unseen for political purposes. I can see it now..."you can't be seen hanging around with men Barry, won't look good. We gotta get you a girl".
12 posted on 02/19/2011 8:45:42 PM PST by SpaceBar
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To: Nachum
Sure...why not? It's not like there's anything important going on in the nation or the world these days./s
13 posted on 02/19/2011 8:47:21 PM PST by ladyvet ( I would rather have Incitatus then the asses that are in congress today.)
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To: The Citizen Soldier

Are you kidding me??? Bill & Hillary Cinton are avoiding POTUS Obama as if he were contaminated with radioactive fallout!!! Anyone touching or siding with the failed POTUS Obama is going down the toilet with him!!! It really is funny to watch, both Clintons avoid Obama every minute!!! The Clintons have his number as a zero and want nothing to do with him!!! And....know what, the Clintons are right on!!!


14 posted on 02/19/2011 8:47:58 PM PST by JLAGRAYFOX
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To: Lazlo in PA

It that his real all-star card?


15 posted on 02/19/2011 8:48:46 PM PST by ColdOne (2012 the END of an ERROR!)
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To: Nachum
But Sasha and her older sister, Malia, are skiing in Colorado this weekend with their mother and some friends.

Skiing in Colorado? Who's paying for this? And shouldn't Sasha be taught she has a responsibility to practice with her team? Maybe I'm being too picky but this family brings out the worst in me.

16 posted on 02/19/2011 8:48:57 PM PST by azishot (Everyone is entitled to my opinion.)
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To: Nachum

All I can say is, “WTF” and that ain’t winning the future.


17 posted on 02/19/2011 8:50:33 PM PST by 23 Everest (A gun in hand is better than a cop on the phone.)
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To: filbert
Can you imagine ANY dad coach ANY kid’s team while said kid, her sister, and her mother were halfway across the continent on a vacation sans father? Ever?

Almost like the kids are just a prop, eh? Good window dressing for a president. Poor kids.

18 posted on 02/19/2011 8:51:43 PM PST by FourPeas
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To: ColdOne

As far as I can ascertain it is one of those things schools did for players of teams for fun back in the day. I remember we had a similar thing for me on our soccer team in High School.


19 posted on 02/19/2011 8:53:50 PM PST by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: Just A Reader
You should see what he does in the evenings


20 posted on 02/19/2011 8:53:56 PM PST by Rome2000 (OBAMA IS A COMMUNIST CRYPTO-MUSLIM)
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To: Just A Reader; filbert

He had to know they would be out of town for some time. For him to do this is odd. This week he did a press conf from a school to highlight his budget didn’t he? So I guess the captive audience he can get these days are children? He also did something later in the week with school children.


21 posted on 02/19/2011 8:54:41 PM PST by ColdOne (2012 the END of an ERROR!)
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To: Frank_2001
Probably has as much experience coaching as anything else he’s done so far/s

My thoughts exactly!

22 posted on 02/19/2011 8:55:16 PM PST by KJC1
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To: Lazlo in PA

OK thanks.


23 posted on 02/19/2011 8:56:04 PM PST by ColdOne (2012 the END of an ERROR!)
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To: Nachum

Just rising to his level of competence!


24 posted on 02/19/2011 8:57:52 PM PST by J Edgar
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To: Nachum

I’ve taught my children that if they sign up for a sport team, they are expected to go to the games, and not run off to some other “more fun” activity.

Of course, it’s not like I could afford to send my wife and kids out skiing for a weekend out west, but I’m not the King of the world.


25 posted on 02/19/2011 9:08:45 PM PST by CharlesWayneCT
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To: Nachum

bttt


26 posted on 02/19/2011 9:10:14 PM PST by Pagey (B. Hussein Obama has no experience running anything, except his pedestrian mouth.)
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To: Just A Reader

In the basketball leagues my kids could afford to play in, we were in small gyms, where there were barely enough seats for the parents.

Can’t imagine the nightmare it would have been to have the president and his secret service show up — of course, there are obviously some SS people there when the kids are playing, and he probably watches their games.

Hey, it’s not like he has a country to destroy or anything — he’s done most of that work already.


27 posted on 02/19/2011 9:10:42 PM PST by CharlesWayneCT
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To: Nachum

My favorite part is how the regular parent-coach had something more important to do, but the President of the United States didn’t.


28 posted on 02/19/2011 9:12:00 PM PST by CharlesWayneCT
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To: Nachum

Russian name.


29 posted on 02/19/2011 9:20:03 PM PST by 4buttons
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To: Just A Reader

“Seriously? The president of the United States spent the morning playing basketball coach to a bunch of 9 year olds?”

Hey, its a lot easier than running er ruining the country. And a lot more fun.


30 posted on 02/19/2011 9:33:50 PM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Nachum

Amazing how much free time this President has. Maybe next he’ll be giving the guided tour of the White House.


31 posted on 02/19/2011 9:38:47 PM PST by pnh102 (Regarding liberalism, always attribute to malice what you think can be explained by stupidity. - Me)
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To: JLAGRAYFOX
Are you kidding me??? Bill & Hillary Cinton are avoiding POTUS Obama as if he were contaminated with radioactive fallout!!! Anyone touching or siding with the failed POTUS Obama is going down the toilet with him!!! It really is funny to watch, both Clintons avoid Obama every minute!!!

One exception... then again, Obama runs off.

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32 posted on 02/19/2011 9:45:35 PM PST by Cobra64
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To: CharlesWayneCT
My favorite part is how the regular parent-coach had something more important to do, but the President of the United States didn’t.

Hopefully, the regular stays busy. If Obama spends the rest of his term coaching instead of ... well, whatever you call what he's been doing in office ... it'll be 100% OK with me.

33 posted on 02/19/2011 10:08:04 PM PST by Steel Wolf ("There are moderate Muslims, but Islam itself is not moderate." - Ibn Warraq)
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To: Nachum

Wow, the comments after the article could have been written by Freepers.


34 posted on 02/19/2011 10:32:43 PM PST by Montanabound
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To: Nachum

Every president since George H.W. Bush (remember the photo-op at the grocery store where he supposedly was unaware that scanners were used to ring up the groceries?) now has to do everyday, ordinary things (especially with the family along) to prove that they are not “out of touch” with the average American.

These things include attending parent/teacher conferences, buying and eating ice cream in public, working in soup kitchens at Thanksgiving, shopping for books on Martha’s Vineyard, etc. etc.

Attending your daughter’s basketball games (even without your daughter present) falls into this category.


35 posted on 02/20/2011 12:02:48 AM PST by dupree
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To: Nachum

Why does he not spend more time at his real job?


36 posted on 02/20/2011 12:35:52 AM PST by OrthodoxKirkPresbyterian
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To: Rome2000

Next thing you know they will take time out to appear on Dancing With The Stars.


37 posted on 02/20/2011 3:20:41 PM PST by proudofthesouth (Libs are pro life only when it comes to animals. When it comes to humans they are pro death.)
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