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Obama, Boehner tee off on the links (Your Tax Dollars at Work)
CNN - Political Ticker ^ | 2011-06-18 | Rebecca Sinderbrand

Posted on 06/18/2011 8:21:45 AM PDT by rabscuttle385

WASHINGTON (CNN) - The long-awaited golf showdown between President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner is underway this morning: The pair, along with with Vice President Joe Biden and GOP Ohio Gov. John Kasich, hit the links around 10 a.m. Saturday at Joint Base Andrews.

(Excerpt) Read more at politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; US: Ohio
KEYWORDS: 112th; bho44; boehner; boehner4obama; letthemplaygolf; obama; rino; rinos4obama
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1 posted on 06/18/2011 8:21:48 AM PDT by rabscuttle385
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To: rabscuttle385

” (Your Tax Dollars at Work) “

Your Tax Dollars - and everything else you hold dear - in jeopardy...

Double jeopardy.....


2 posted on 06/18/2011 8:24:26 AM PDT by Uncle Ike (Rope is cheap, and there are lots of trees...)
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To: rabscuttle385

"I only cry when I am away from my King."

3 posted on 06/18/2011 8:25:11 AM PDT by Diogenesis (Nothing surpasses the complexity of the human mind. - Leto II: Dar-es-Balat)
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To: rabscuttle385

Did Boehner tear up when he teed off?


4 posted on 06/18/2011 8:26:49 AM PDT by digger48
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To: rabscuttle385

Watch for Boehner to cry if someone hits the poor innocent ball too hard, or the sun is too bright, or his tee fell over, or just because it’s Saturday.


5 posted on 06/18/2011 8:27:39 AM PDT by bgill
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To: rabscuttle385

Unless Boehner throws the game, Barry will get his clock cleaned. Barry does only ONE thing well—and no, it’s not read the prompters, which he does in a ghastly singsong monotone. It’s work the AA scam. That is his one and only true skill.

I am not a golfer, but I’ve read comments from knowledgeable people that Barry is a crappy duffer. I believe it. He is lazy, and possesses average intelligence at best. I hope Boehner doesn’t let BO take one do-over after another. Not saying that I necessarily approve of Boehner doing this, but let me tell you: the rage of a Malignant Narcissist after he loses something he thinks he should have won is indescribable. Simply indescribable. It would almost be worth it, to have Barry going through the psychological meltdown of suffering a humiliating defeat.


6 posted on 06/18/2011 8:30:05 AM PDT by Fantasywriter
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To: rabscuttle385

Biden playing golf? That’s a hoot. Beer must be involved.


7 posted on 06/18/2011 8:31:55 AM PDT by savedbygrace (But God.)
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To: rabscuttle385; xzins

I am at a loss for words.

Those who know me would know that it would take a lot to bring me to that point.

Well, here I am.


8 posted on 06/18/2011 8:32:21 AM PDT by P-Marlowe (LPFOKETT GAHCOEEP-w/o*)
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To: rabscuttle385

Obama, Boehner to Golf Saturday Morning

by Keith Koffler on June 17, 2011, 7:06 pm

The big golf smackdown between President Obama and House Speaker Boehner will be tomorrow morning, with the pair – along with Vice President Biden and Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) – set to depart the White House at 9:30 am for an unknown destination.

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney was asked about the appropriateness of this golf match – and presidential golf in general – during a recession. No real answer. From the transcript.

Q Can I just ask one thing on the golf, which is it’s obvious that President wants to get some business done and have a conversation with John Boehner; obviously he sounds very positive. But there’s an image of golf as being kind of a rich-guy sport, and we’re in the middle of a recession. The President plays a lot of golf. What’s the President’s view on the image that’s projected when he and other powerful leaders are out on the golf course and a lot of Americans are out of work?

MR. CARNEY: I think that the important thing here, Ed, is that the President of the United States and the Speaker of the House of the United States — two of the most powerful leaders in this country, obviously, who are of different parties and have a great deal of business to do on behalf of the American people — are getting together in a social occasion — on a social occasion. They both play golf. A lot of Americans play golf.

This led one reporter to crack, “Do they have any plans to play polo?”


9 posted on 06/18/2011 8:34:16 AM PDT by COUNTrecount (Barry...above his poi grade.)
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To: rabscuttle385

Please tell me the Tea Party didn’t bring home a Republican House so the President could have a golf partner?


10 posted on 06/18/2011 8:34:56 AM PDT by AU72
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To: bgill

LMAO


11 posted on 06/18/2011 8:35:08 AM PDT by Abbeville Conservative (Sarah Palin, the only cure for the RINO virus.)
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To: rabscuttle385

Continuing with one of my themes today:

“This round of golf feels really fast and furious, doesn’t it?”


12 posted on 06/18/2011 8:35:30 AM PDT by savedbygrace (But God.)
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To: Fantasywriter
"It would almost be worth it, to have Barry going through the psychological meltdown of suffering a humiliating defeat."

According to their handicaps, OJerko will be around 100.
The other three will be in the 80's.
Now that should be humiliating.

13 posted on 06/18/2011 8:36:28 AM PDT by AGreatPer (May 21 end of world canceled, Friday nights at Walter Reed continues)
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To: rabscuttle385

Sooooo,
Who’s pitching and who’s catching in this saussage fest?


14 posted on 06/18/2011 8:37:06 AM PDT by Joe Boucher
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To: P-Marlowe
I can envision only three possible results from today's golf:

1. From a distance, smoke will be observed. Not sure now if it will be white or black.

2. Tablets.

3. Parting of the Potomac.

15 posted on 06/18/2011 8:38:39 AM PDT by C210N (0bama, Making the US safe for Global Marxism)
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To: Joe Boucher

Boner’d be crying either way, so flip a coin.


16 posted on 06/18/2011 8:38:50 AM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: AGreatPer

Kindly explain to the uninitiated what that means? Is it the equivalent of a thoroughbred racehorse, in certain types of races, being assigned extra weight, if he has a winning record, and the crumby horses being assigned no extra weight?


17 posted on 06/18/2011 8:39:57 AM PDT by Fantasywriter
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To: AGreatPer

I think Bohenr is between a 5 and a 9 handicap. I doubt obozo could break 90 if he counted all his strokes.

Pray for America


18 posted on 06/18/2011 8:41:19 AM PDT by bray (Hey Country Club, hold Sarah's jacket while she kicks his ____.)
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To: Fantasywriter

crumby = crummy


19 posted on 06/18/2011 8:41:19 AM PDT by Fantasywriter
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To: rabscuttle385

I’m going to email my congressman and tell him if he ever, ever votes for Boner for Speaker again, he’s dead to me.


20 posted on 06/18/2011 8:42:41 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: rabscuttle385
I think I just saw the debt ceiling being raised with ZERO reductions in immediate spending - promises to stop spending down the road maybe.
21 posted on 06/18/2011 8:44:00 AM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: Fantasywriter
A handicap in golf is assigned to players to let different level players to compete on a more leval basis.
There has been no word what kind of handicap game they will play.
Doesn't matter, OJerko is so bad just him being out there with these guys will be humiliating.
22 posted on 06/18/2011 8:48:47 AM PDT by AGreatPer (May 21 end of world canceled, Friday nights at Walter Reed continues)
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To: AGreatPer

Thank you. Okay, I don’t mean to be dense, or to burn up your time unnecessarily, but I still have a question. If ‘under-par’ is the goal [I do have at least that part right, no?], then why would assigning Barry a higher initial number help him finish closer to par? [I hope you’re one of these, ‘there’s no dumb question’ types of people. ;) ]


23 posted on 06/18/2011 8:56:31 AM PDT by Fantasywriter
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To: rabscuttle385

Who’s bringing the smokes? Old Gold or Chesterfields?


24 posted on 06/18/2011 8:57:48 AM PDT by dainbramaged (I lost my mantra around 1969.)
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To: Fantasywriter

PS: if the question involves too long and complex of an answer, just let it go. I can take your word that Barry being assigned 100 vs Boehner’s 80 is humiliating, and let it go at that.


25 posted on 06/18/2011 8:58:24 AM PDT by Fantasywriter
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To: Gaffer

Another RINO in action -

Exactly what does Boner think he is accomplishing by this stunt? Does he think the media is going to like him?
Also, If Ozero beats him on the links, the press will love it - should Boner win the round, the press will find a way to come down on Boner like a bomb on Nagasaki.


26 posted on 06/18/2011 8:58:47 AM PDT by Mr. Wright
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To: Mr. Wright
If I were in his shoes, I'd wear the media's hatred of me like a badge of honor. The only people I care about are hard working American taxpayers [the real ones, not those who think their SS payroll and medicare taxes are their fair share contribution]
27 posted on 06/18/2011 9:01:38 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: rabscuttle385

Bookmark this comment.

Outcome #1
Zero will win today. Boner won’t dare play his best. Score will be front page news.

Outcome #2
Boner will clean his clock. By executive order, no scores will be posted, and, jail time will be mandatory for anyone leaking the score.


28 posted on 06/18/2011 9:02:48 AM PDT by mark3681
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To: savedbygrace
“This round of golf feels really fast and furious, doesn’t it?”

If you are suggesting Barry knows he is in deep trouble with the Fast and Furious debacle, and that he is going to make Boehner some sort of offer that would lead to it getting swept under the rug. I'm leaning towards agreeing with you.

29 posted on 06/18/2011 9:03:33 AM PDT by TruthBeforeAll
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To: AGreatPer

so a handicap means the crumby player is given points he didn’t earn, or as in golf, less points? So actually the one on the receiving end of this benefit probably would always loose without it. Don’t kill me, but isn’t that the reality of it?


30 posted on 06/18/2011 9:09:18 AM PDT by Taffini ( Mr. Pippen and Mr. Waffles do not approve and neither do I)
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To: rabscuttle385

Hey Bonehead supporters,Your Orange,Weeping Traitor has become our mortal enemies best friend!!

This turd has to go!!


31 posted on 06/18/2011 9:12:36 AM PDT by Cheetahcat ( November 4 2008 ,A date that will live in Infamy.)
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To: Cheetahcat

I worked the phone banks a number of days for the 2010 election.
Boehner showed up one day to give a ‘pep talk’.
I could tell in 15 seconds that the guy was an oily weasel.


32 posted on 06/18/2011 9:24:18 AM PDT by Carl LaFong (Experts say experts should be ignored.)
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To: rabscuttle385
GOLFSUMMIT2012
33 posted on 06/18/2011 9:26:15 AM PDT by FrankR (A people that values its privileges above its principles will soon lose both.)
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To: Carl LaFong

“I worked the phone banks a number of days for the 2010 election.
Boehner showed up one day to give a ‘pep talk’.
I could tell in 15 seconds that the guy was an oily weasel.”

You got that 100% right! Now at this time in our history when a real American is Needed, we have a azz kissing,traitor and drunkard.


34 posted on 06/18/2011 9:32:42 AM PDT by Cheetahcat ( November 4 2008 ,A date that will live in Infamy.)
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To: rabscuttle385
This is the "Let Them Eat Cake" moment!

Misery index is the highest in 28 years. This is so inappropriate, the world is falling apart, our country is a mess, people are suffering and they are rubbing our noses in it.
35 posted on 06/18/2011 9:46:25 AM PDT by voveo
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To: TruthBeforeAll

I was only thinking of the razzing it would subject him to.

It seems I have a bit higher opinion of Boehner than most here. I’m not a huge fan, but I’m not a Boehner-fatalist either.


36 posted on 06/18/2011 9:49:27 AM PDT by savedbygrace (But God.)
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To: rabscuttle385

At least they’re not holding hands.


37 posted on 06/18/2011 10:00:47 AM PDT by altura ( Palin/Ryan---or Palin/anybody (removed Cain because of Bush bashing.))
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To: Fantasywriter

I wonder why Obama likes to golf so much??? He’s not good at it by all accounts.

Maybe it is the only place he can smoke with impunity or gosh knows what else.

At least it gets him out of the House.


38 posted on 06/18/2011 10:02:16 AM PDT by altura ( Palin/Ryan---or Palin/anybody (removed Cain because of Bush bashing.))
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To: Fantasywriter
I am not a golfer, but I’ve read comments from knowledgeable people that Barry is a crappy duffer.

I read in Golf Digest, just a month or two ago, that Obama had about a 20 handicap, which means he roughly shoots in the low 90s. For an "average" golfer that's a decent score, but for someone who plays as much as he does, he should shoot much better. Though I've never seen him play, the photos I've seen of him on the course don't impress me. He looks like he's playing on a putt-putt course.

What's interesting though--to me--is that someone who wasn't at least enjoying the game, he wouldn't be out there so much.

39 posted on 06/18/2011 10:04:36 AM PDT by Lou L (The Senate without a fillibuster is just a 100-member version of the House.)
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To: savedbygrace

I like Boehner okay also, but agreeing to this match is a dumb move. He could’ve made headlines by saying sumpin’ like what’s goin’ on in this country is not a game. Let’s just talk in an office somewhere.


40 posted on 06/18/2011 10:06:04 AM PDT by altura ( Palin/Ryan---or Palin/anybody (removed Cain because of Bush bashing.))
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To: Uncle Ike

This really tees me off!


41 posted on 06/18/2011 10:17:23 AM PDT by Catsrus
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To: rabscuttle385

The picture of two absolutely useless human beings, Obama & Boehner!!! Yep, Boehner sucking up to anti-American Obama!!! Boehner must go!!!


42 posted on 06/18/2011 10:23:54 AM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX
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To: rabscuttle385

That photo makes me want to vomit.


43 posted on 06/18/2011 10:24:16 AM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: AU72

“Please tell me the Tea Party didn’t bring home a Republican House so the President could have a golf partner?”

Barry hates Boehner. This is all phony jive for the cameras.


44 posted on 06/18/2011 10:30:50 AM PDT by lodi90
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To: rabscuttle385
There are, of course, photographers on the course, and the images are starting to come in. Knowing the importance Obozo places on "optics", it's easy to guess that the visual message is a large part of his reason for this excursion. Obozo has tried before to make Boehner the face of the Republican party. With that in mind, what does the following "optic" suggest to most viewers? (I just saw this picture shown on Fox News)


45 posted on 06/18/2011 10:31:32 AM PDT by lonevoice (Where the Welfare State is on the march, the Police State is not far behind)
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To: rabscuttle385

NYT Official Conservative David Brooks’ probable comments:

“Look at that crease in his pants!! He must be a brilliant leader!!”


46 posted on 06/18/2011 10:37:05 AM PDT by cookcounty (Would someone PLEASE give the President a calculator for his birthday???)
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To: rabscuttle385

I wish Boner would tee off on Zero.


47 posted on 06/18/2011 10:37:11 AM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: Mr. Wright

There is no civility there. It’s for 0bama to keep up fronts and Boehner plays along. After everything 0bama has said and done there is enough there to hit him with the uncivil tag and hateful politics. There is no way he should be treated as if this is just acceptable. 0bama and the Demonrats cross the line. This breed of Republican just carries on like things are peaceful and wonderful and they’re not. They don’t deal with reality. It is the enemy within they take the oath to fight.


48 posted on 06/18/2011 10:38:17 AM PDT by mrspeelwerneeded (Palin 2012)
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To: bgill
I heard Boehner was a 7-handicap and Zero is a 17.

And I do think this bipartisan crap must end until the Rats pony up.

49 posted on 06/18/2011 10:39:05 AM PDT by MaxMax
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To: rabscuttle385

“Hey, John, I snuck some cigs past Michelle. Let’s sneak a few tokes behind that big tree along the 7th fairway.”


50 posted on 06/18/2011 10:39:42 AM PDT by cookcounty (Would someone PLEASE give the President a calculator for his birthday???)
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