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Charles Barkley To Romney: "We're Going To Beat You Like A Drum"
Real Clear Politics ^ | 5/7/12 | unknown

Posted on 05/07/2012 8:39:36 AM PDT by crosshairs

Former NBA great Charles Barkley commented on the presence of Mitt Romney at the Boston Celtics game this weekend during a post-game show on the TNT network.

"Mitt Romney. Listen main man, we're going to beat you like a drum in November. Don't take it personally. You seem like a nice guy. But you're going down, bro," Barkley said.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: barkley
Who's the "we"? Barkley and Barky? Barkley is one of the rich. He should be against Barky.
1 posted on 05/07/2012 8:39:39 AM PDT by crosshairs
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To: crosshairs

I used to like Charles Barkley


2 posted on 05/07/2012 8:40:54 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: crosshairs

He forgot to add, “And if we don’t win, we are going to pull people that look like you out of your cars and beat you like a drum.”


3 posted on 05/07/2012 8:44:33 AM PDT by Molon Labbie (Prep. Now.)
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To: yldstrk

When someone asked about a particularly stupid remark in his autobiography, Barkley claimed he was misquoted.


4 posted on 05/07/2012 8:44:54 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: crosshairs

“And if we don’t, we’ll riot. Your pick.”


5 posted on 05/07/2012 8:45:55 AM PDT by bolobaby
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To: bolobaby
“And if we don’t, we’ll riot. Your pick.”

Let them riot.

6 posted on 05/07/2012 8:47:57 AM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: crosshairs

Barkley is one of Obama’s supporters and is also one of the “undeserving wealthy.” This myopia is common among Black athletes and entertainers.


7 posted on 05/07/2012 8:49:35 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: crosshairs
It's all a game to these so-called celebrities and the stations keep letting them play it.

This is the reason I quit watching Basketball because of thugs like Barkley. He thinks he's being funny by saying it in a comical way but I guarantee he means it literally.

8 posted on 05/07/2012 8:50:51 AM PDT by tobyhill (Conservatives are proud of themselves, Liberals lie about themselves)
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To: crosshairs

Barkely is a loser. He had a chance to win a championship with the Suns and chose instead to go out carousing every night until dawn then show up at the NBA Finals games hung over.


9 posted on 05/07/2012 8:50:59 AM PDT by Jeff Chandler (I heard Osama was unarmed and carrying a bag of "Skillets candy" when Obama shot him.)
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To: crosshairs

10 posted on 05/07/2012 8:51:06 AM PDT by TSgt (The only reason I have one in the chamber at all times, is because it is impossible to have two in.)
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To: crosshairs
2-to-1 odds Barkley couldn't spell “drum” if he was given each letter on Scrabble tiles.
11 posted on 05/07/2012 8:53:23 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: ConservativeStatement

But he’s a “bro” don’t forget.


12 posted on 05/07/2012 8:58:36 AM PDT by From The Deer Stand
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To: crosshairs
Isn't he a washed-up basketball player? Being a professional basket ball player only demonstrates ones ability to put round objects in round receptacles. I believe your I.Q. could hover around the 40 mark and you could still master that skill; as demonstrated by Barkley. But I digress....
13 posted on 05/07/2012 9:00:06 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (If Barack has a memory like a steel trap, why can't he remember what the Constitution says?)
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To: yldstrk

Yo Charles... put your dress on and go back to work girl...


14 posted on 05/07/2012 9:07:09 AM PDT by Breto (The Establishment party is killing our country)
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To: crosshairs

Barkley, once described himself as a Republican, but was a huge booster of President Obama

in October 2008, he announced that he would run for Governor of Alabama in 2014, but he changed his mind in 2010

Besides his on-court fights with other players, he has exhibited confrontational behavior off-court. He was arrested for breaking a man’s nose during a fight after a game with the Milwaukee Bucks and also for throwing a man through a plate-glass window after being struck with a glass of ice.

Barkley is known for his compulsive gambling. In an interview with ESPN’s Trey Wingo, Barkley revealed that he lost approximately $10 million through gambling. In addition, he also admitted to losing $2.5 million, “in a six-hour period”, while playing blackjack. Although Barkley openly admits to his problem, he claims it is not serious since he can afford to support the habit

In May 2008, the Wynn Las Vegas casino filed a civil complaint against Barkley, alleging that he had failed to pay a $400,000 debt stemming from October 2007. Barkley responded by taking blame for letting time lapse on the repayment of the debt and promptly paid the casino

Barkley spoke for many years of his Republican Party affiliation. In 1995, he considered running as a Republican candidate for Alabama’s governorship in the 1998 election. However, in 2006, he altered his political stance

In July 2007, he made a video declaring his support for Barack Obama in the 2008 Presidential election. In September 2007, during a broadcast on Monday Night Football, Barkley announced that he bought a house in Alabama to satisfy residency requirements for a 2014 campaign for governor. In addition, Barkley declared himself an Independent and not a Democrat as previously reported. “The Republicans are full of it,” Barkley said, “The Democrats are a little less full of it.”

Barkley is an outspoken supporter of gay rights. In 2006, he told Fox Sports: “I’m a big advocate of gay marriage. If they want to get married, God bless them.” Speaking to Wolf Blitzer on CNN two years later, he said: “Every time I hear the word ‘conservative,’ it makes me sick to my stomach, because they’re really just fake Christians, as I call them. That’s all they are. ... I think they want to be judge and jury. Like, I’m for gay marriage. It’s none of my business if gay people want to get married. I’m pro-choice. And I think these Christians, first of all, they’re not supposed to judge other people. But they’re the most hypocritical judge of people we have in the country. And it bugs the hell out of me. They act like they’re Christians. They’re not forgiving at all.”

On December 31, 2008, Barkley was pulled over in Scottsdale, Arizona, for initially running a stop sign. Officers smelled alcohol on Barkley’s breath and proceeded to administer field sobriety tests, which he failed. He was arrested on drunk driving charges and had his vehicle impounded. Barkley refused to submit a breath test and was given a blood test

http://thatswhatsupnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/charles-barkley-and-wife11.jpg

Barkley married Maureen Blumhardt in 1989. The couple has a daughter together, Christiana, born the same year


15 posted on 05/07/2012 9:10:15 AM PDT by kcvl
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To: crosshairs

Charles Barkley should light his tampon because that’s the only bang he’ll ever get.


16 posted on 05/07/2012 9:11:24 AM PDT by dragonblustar (PETA. President Eating Tasty Animals)
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To: crosshairs

former Republican. Now he’s a member of the Race-first party.


17 posted on 05/07/2012 9:17:15 AM PDT by ilgipper
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To: crosshairs

What a knucklehead!


18 posted on 05/07/2012 9:25:08 AM PDT by GSWarrior
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To: crosshairs

We have renamed my sisters yappy little dog Barkley because it never shuts up. Just like Charles.


19 posted on 05/07/2012 9:30:18 AM PDT by certrtwngnut (It's not the people who vote that count, it's the people who count the votes. (Josef Stalin))
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To: GSWarrior

His thought process must be as bad as his golf swing. He voted for obama the first time because he was black. Great reason. He’s going to vote for obama the second time because, well he’s black.


20 posted on 05/07/2012 9:32:47 AM PDT by spawn44
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To: crosshairs

Go to your weight watchers meetings...get weighed and then STFU, sir Charles


21 posted on 05/07/2012 9:34:25 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: ArrogantBustard

Pleas riot on my block...oh please


22 posted on 05/07/2012 9:36:33 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: ArrogantBustard

“Let them riot.”

It will be the last mistake that many of them make.


23 posted on 05/07/2012 9:42:10 AM PDT by DarthVader (Politicians govern out of self interest, Statesmen govern for a Vision greater than themselves)
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To: crosshairs

Just like he claimed Denver would beat the Lakers like a drum. Stick with what you know Chuck.

Pray for America


24 posted on 05/07/2012 9:52:30 AM PDT by bray (Power to We the People)
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To: Jeff Chandler

One of my favorite visuals of Barkley is seeing him getting dunked over and abused by an obscure guard named Conner Henry back in the 1988 season - every time I see him I play that over in my mind - it’s hilarious!


25 posted on 05/07/2012 10:08:54 AM PDT by Psalm 73 ("Gentlemen, you can't fight in here - this is the War Room".)
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To: crosshairs
Charles Barkley To Romney: "We're Going To Beat You Like A Drum"

isn't that a Black on White hate crime??

26 posted on 05/07/2012 10:09:50 AM PDT by ExCTCitizen (If we stay home in November '12, don't blame 0 for tearing up the CONSTITUTION!!)
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To: kcvl

Based upon the contents of the Bible, I don’t think God is going to bless many same-sex marriages very soon.


27 posted on 05/07/2012 10:11:33 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: ExCTCitizen

Charles Barkley To Romney: “We’re Going To Beat You Like A Drum”
isn’t that a Black on White hate crime??”””

Yes, but Holder has already given the blacks like Charles a free pass card.

One thing, Charles. You are a pretty BIG target. Hard to miss.


28 posted on 05/07/2012 10:13:33 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: yldstrk

After he trashed Joe Arpaio, I took him off my A party list.

And that drum he and Obozo are beating is a war drum.


29 posted on 05/07/2012 10:18:16 AM PDT by Dick Bachert
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To: crosshairs
Let a White Sports Broadcaster say the same thing, word for word, about Obama and see what happens to him.
30 posted on 05/07/2012 10:22:45 AM PDT by Kickass Conservative (A day without Obama is like a day without a Tsunami.)
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To: crosshairs

yeah, well, Barkley wasn’t hired for his brains now was he?


31 posted on 05/07/2012 10:35:28 AM PDT by MtBaldy (If Obama is the answer, it must have been a really stupid question)
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To: Kickass Conservative

So says the failed pro athlete (where’s the ring Chucklehead), who’s a compulsive gambler, convicted DUI driver and notorious womanizer. The fact that this pro-homosexual, pro-abortion, race mongering clown was able to identify himself as a Republican, shows just how meaningless party affiliation means these days.


32 posted on 05/07/2012 10:43:05 AM PDT by littleharbour
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To: crosshairs

Barkley is an asshat.


33 posted on 05/07/2012 10:52:42 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: kcvl; crosshairs; All
Charles Barkley's House in Scottsdale, Arizona

Sure looks like Obama lover Chuck is a member of the 1%.

34 posted on 05/07/2012 11:00:08 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: crosshairs
"Mitt Romney. Listen main man, we're going to beat you like a drum in November.

Barkley should have kept listening to Rush Limbaugh. But even a blind squirrel can find a nut once in awhile.

He's right. Romney is going down, landslide style. Conservatives won't vote for him, and the moochers still have "hope" in Obama's "change" for their pockets.

Obama is going to have a 2nd term. That is fait accompli. We conservatives and patriots need to figure out what we're going to do about it.

35 posted on 05/07/2012 11:06:06 AM PDT by backwoods-engineer (I will vote against ANY presidential candidate who had non-citizen parents.)
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To: backwoods-engineer

Nope.


36 posted on 05/07/2012 11:07:39 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: crosshairs

Kind of ironic that Chuck use to be on the conservative side. I wonder who hit him in the head top cause him to go left ?


37 posted on 05/07/2012 11:15:51 AM PDT by CORedneck
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To: SoFloFreeper
Obama is going to have a 2nd term. That is fait accompli. We conservatives and patriots need to figure out what we're going to do about it.

Nope.

Okay, then. We'll talk after the first Tuesday in November.

38 posted on 05/07/2012 11:53:59 AM PDT by backwoods-engineer (I will vote against ANY presidential candidate who had non-citizen parents.)
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To: crosshairs

He went on that weight loss program and shrank his brain.


39 posted on 05/07/2012 12:10:20 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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“Stick with what you know Chuck.” Barkley majored in business management while attending Auburn University. He has done a good job of marketing himself. Maybe if he had stayed that last year in school and took political science, then he just might know what you are talking about. But just like Omuslim, you know little or nothing about American Patriots; who will send him packing in November!


40 posted on 05/07/2012 11:39:11 PM PDT by Colorado Cowgirl (God bless America!)
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