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O steers clear of crash sec’y (Under the bus he goes...)
NY Post ^ | 6/12/12 | S.A. MILLER

Posted on 06/12/2012 3:59:47 AM PDT by jimbo123

President Obama is keeping a safe distance from his commerce secretary after John Bryson was cited for a felony hit-and-run in a bizarre series of car crashes Saturday.

The White House yesterday said Obama hasn’t even called Bryson, 68, who Commerce Department officials said was diagnosed with a seizure when hospitalized after repeatedly crashing his Lexus in Los Angeles.

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: underthebus

1 posted on 06/12/2012 3:59:53 AM PDT by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

This is nothing new.

Obama rarely talks with any of his cabinet secretaries!


2 posted on 06/12/2012 4:02:23 AM PDT by Erik Latranyi (When religions have to beg the gov't for a waiver, we are already under socialism.)
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To: jimbo123

I don’t think Obama’s worried about distance.

I think he just doesn’t care about anybody but himself and what he can get.

In order for one to care, one has to have emotions.


3 posted on 06/12/2012 4:03:24 AM PDT by maine yankee (I got my Governor at 'Marden's')
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To: jimbo123
What is a 68 year old with seizures doing with a driver's license?
4 posted on 06/12/2012 4:11:17 AM PDT by hoosiermama ( Obama: " born in Kenya.".. he's lying now or then?)
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To: hoosiermama

At the risk of being a complete a-hole, I don’t believe for a second that he had a seizure. Instead, it is a case of typical libtard blaming something or someone other than themselves for a problem.


6 posted on 06/12/2012 4:24:45 AM PDT by Cyclone59 (The national debt has gone from $8.5T in 2006 to $13.5T in 2010 - led by the democRATS)
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To: Cyclone59
Yelp...Ya read between the lines. If he was prone to seizures, he wouldn't have a DL.....Just trying not to appear as an “A” myself.

Not a medical person, but don't think seizures start at 68,...Alzheimer's’ maybe....;~)

7 posted on 06/12/2012 4:35:09 AM PDT by hoosiermama ( Obama: " born in Kenya.".. he's lying now or then?)
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To: Cyclone59
Yelp...Ya read between the lines. If he was prone to seizures, he wouldn't have a DL.....Just trying not to appear as an “A” myself.

Not a medical person, but don't think seizures start at 68,...Alzheimer's’ maybe....;~)

8 posted on 06/12/2012 4:35:13 AM PDT by hoosiermama ( Obama: " born in Kenya.".. he's lying now or then?)
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To: jimbo123

Vodka-induced seizure if you are a Democrat and Cabinet member... or a Kennedy. This is perfectly fine even if someone is killed or drowned.

DUI if it were you or I.


9 posted on 06/12/2012 4:35:45 AM PDT by Bon mots ("When seconds count, the police are just minutes away...")
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To: hoosiermama

“Not a medical person, but don’t think seizures start at 68,...”

Seizures can occur at anytime, at any age, without warning HOWEVER...his story does NOT fit the description of a seizure. You don’t have a seizure and then stop your car and carry on a conversation with the owner of the other car and then get back in and drive away - hitting that car again in the process and then continue on and hit someone else.

Sounds like a “seizure” is just a convenient made-up excuse!


10 posted on 06/12/2012 4:45:33 AM PDT by Mrs. B.S. Roberts
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To: Cyclone59
I don't believe for a second that he had a seizure

We'll find out if Mr. Secretary of Commerce keeps his driver's license.

Even if you're just "at risk" for having a seizure, you supposed to have your license revoked.

11 posted on 06/12/2012 4:47:21 AM PDT by LoveUSA (God employs Man's strength; Satan exploits Man's weakness.)
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To: hoosiermama

I know a person in his 40s who has seizures, and I’ve seen him when one happens. He has no DL, but seizures aren’t the reason he can’t drive.

He’s a drunk and a doper with multiple DUIs. Whether the liquor and drugs have anything to do with causing his seizures, I don’t know, but I guarantee they don’t help.


12 posted on 06/12/2012 5:03:13 AM PDT by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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To: jimbo123

Or maybe it was a psychologically induced seizure, brought on by this:

http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2012/06/08/house-republicans-step-up-brightsource-probe/


13 posted on 06/12/2012 5:05:51 AM PDT by Nekman (Liberals have no use for facts, they get in the way of the narrative.)
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To: LoveUSA
Even if you're just "at risk" for having a seizure, you supposed to have your license revoked

Surprisingly, not always. I have a family member who had three seizures before they took his license away. You can go to the doctor and get a note saying you are on medication but I guess if you get that and have the seizure again, they revoke your license.

Also, I'll give this guy the benefit of the doubt that he had a seizure and am not going to speculate about him drinking and driving. Seizure medicine dosage needs to be adjusted for a lot of people. You can be taking medicine and have them, at which point you need to have the medicine adjusted. Perhaps that is happening to him. He probably should have his license revoked thought.

14 posted on 06/12/2012 5:19:26 AM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: jimbo123

Was this a Kennedy-type seizure? (He seized the Chivas Regal?)


15 posted on 06/12/2012 5:24:38 AM PDT by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: jimbo123
Nothing to do with this, in particular, but this from the morning mail:

I just wanted to pass on a little info in case some of you were not aware of this. Yesterday was the Air force Academy graduation ceremony. My friend from Texas had just arrived and we drove down the road to watch the Thunderbirds fly over after the ceremony was finished.

Most of you know Pres. Obama spoke at the ceremony and handed out the diploma's. When this finished it was time for the Thunderbirds to fly-over. There was one fly-over then they disappeared.

A man standing by me called a friend at Peterson Field and found out that the fly-over was halted because Obama wanted to leave. A helicopter soon appeared and flew around in a circular pattern above where we were - basically doing reconnesance as Obama's motor-cade was exiting the Air Force Academy.

He was going to Denver to do some more campaigning since Colorado is a swing state. After he left the Thunderbirds came back and continued the show for the graduates. Think about this. Obama comes to a graduation, speaks etc. then decides to leave before the Thunderbirds can complete their fly-over. They had to fly around, & waste fuel. Thousands of people - the graduating cadets, parents, friends, observers in the vicinity parked in lots waiting to see them fly, inconvenienced, so Obama - his "highness' could leave to go campaign in Denver!

How disrespectful of EVERYONE in attendance. It would have taken only about 20-30 minutes more time to stay until the fly-over was finished thereby honoring the graduates, Thunderbirds and the military in general. However, this narcissistic disgrace of a 'Commander -in-Chief" had to inconvenience everyone and leave interrupting the ceremony fly-over because everything is about him.

I was disgusted by this and so was everyone else standing around near us. I hope this info gets passed on so others can learn how disrespectful this Pres. is toward the military. Not too many who witnessed this will be voting for him.

16 posted on 06/12/2012 5:49:20 AM PDT by IbJensen (If you don't read the newspaper you are uninformed, if you do read the newspaper you are misinformed)
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And since the graduation ceremony was an “official event”, the Obomba campaign isn’t required to pay for the expenses of going to a campaign event. King Barry’s schedulers are very good at making sure there’s always an “offical event” on every campaign trip so the taxpayers get to pay instead of the campaign.

FUBO.


17 posted on 06/12/2012 6:23:38 AM PDT by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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To: jimbo123

Bryson was alone.....nobody else in the car......not trying to pick anyone up......just seeing the sights.....the old media sure wants you to know that....


18 posted on 06/12/2012 6:39:00 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Mrs. B.S. Roberts

“Seizures can occur at anytime, at any age, without warning HOWEVER...his story does NOT fit the description of a seizure. You don’t have a seizure and then stop your car and carry on a conversation with the owner of the other car and then get back in and drive away - hitting that car again in the process and then continue on and hit someone else.

Sounds like a “seizure” is just a convenient made-up excuse!”

Absolutely correct.

I’m an MD board certified in psychiatry by the America Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Much of my training was in neurology, a third of my written boards were devoted to neurology, and the overlap between my field and that of neurology has had a prominent place in my practice of psychiatry for the past quarter century.

The story as I have read it is entirely inconsistent with a seizure or anything else neurologic. The story being put forth is consistent with malingering, a psychological phenomenon. The reason for the poor driving that led to the series of accidents is yet to be determined, IMO, but I’d place my money on the usual suspects.

A criminal lying under duress: par for the course in this administration.


19 posted on 06/12/2012 6:42:17 AM PDT by dagogo redux (A whiff of primitive spirits in the air, harbingers of an impending descent into the feral.)
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To: Nekman

Excellent post, did not know that.

(we all know it was Bush that made his Lexus crash)


20 posted on 06/12/2012 6:43:48 AM PDT by nascarnation
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To: nascarnation

Why is the Secretary of Commerce in LA and not at his desk in DC with his head down, working on the economic crisis. You know, commerce = business = economy. Is the workload so light he flies home on weekends? Taking a page out of Barry’s book and taking it easy on the desk time?


21 posted on 06/12/2012 7:06:16 AM PDT by Minnesota fox
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To: Minnesota fox

Great post!

I’m sure the MSM has assigned the elite team they used to investigate Joe the plumber Wurzelbacher to check this out.

/s/s/s/s


22 posted on 06/12/2012 7:08:43 AM PDT by nascarnation
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To: Mrs. B.S. Roberts

***his story does NOT fit the description of a seizure. You don’t have a seizure and then stop your car and carry on a conversation with the owner of the other car and then get back in and drive away****

This is true. I had a seizure back about 20 years ago. I was sleeping, dreaming, about 2:00 in the morning I suddenly woke up to find paramedics in my room. Then there was a sharp pain in my back, my wife told me to relax, I had had a GRAND MAL seizure for about 20 minutes.

My tongue was chewed up, my back sprung out of alignment, scapula cracked. Out of work for two weeks (had good insurance), Lost my driver’s license for a year.

Been on Tegretol ever since and have had no problems except I cannot set in a curved back chair anymore. I need a cushion for my lower back.


23 posted on 06/12/2012 7:24:25 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (I LIKE ART! Click my name. See my web page.)
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