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600 Hours
Washington Times ^ | 19 July 2012 | Jennifer Harper

Posted on 07/22/2012 10:31:49 PM PDT by Hoodat

For everyone who marvels at the amount of time President Obama spends playing golf, here are a few numbers from the Government Accountability Institute, which has analyzed how much time Mr. Obama actually spent in economic meetings of any kind during his first 1,257 days in office, based on the official White House calendar and the daily presidential calendar compiled by Politico. Among other things, the analysis found that Mr. Obama spent less than 4 percent of his total time in economic meetings or briefings and that there were 773 days (72 percent), excluding Sundays, in which the president had no economic meetings. See more on this watchdog group here: http://g-a-i.org.

Meanwhile, BigGovernment.com analyst Wynton Hall took the findings further. “When it was recently reported that Mr. Obama had played his 100th round of golf, the president said that playing golf was ‘the only time that for six hours, I’m outside.’ Therefore, by his own estimate, the president has spent 600 hours playing golf, as compared to just 412 hours in economic meetings of any kind throughout his presidency.” . . .

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: economy; fail; golf; obama
They were really being generous in crediting Obama with 412 hours, considering that he can't last more than 30 minutes in any meeting.
1 posted on 07/22/2012 10:31:54 PM PDT by Hoodat
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To: Nachum

Though you might like this.


2 posted on 07/22/2012 10:33:08 PM PDT by Hoodat ("As for God, His way is perfect" - Psalm 18:30)
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To: Hoodat

3 posted on 07/22/2012 10:34:33 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Hoodat

Very good~!


4 posted on 07/22/2012 10:40:05 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Hoodat

Wish he had spent even more time golfing.


5 posted on 07/22/2012 10:46:20 PM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: Hoodat; ntnychik; dixiechick2000; bitt; ExTexasRedhead; MEG33; yorkie; jaycee; PhilDragoo; All
Ahh, but they say he LOVES to watch his DRONES. Soon he will have them watching us......



6 posted on 07/22/2012 10:46:41 PM PDT by potlatch (~~And the truth IS what counts, RIGHT ? ~~)
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To: Travis McGee

is that tha Washington shooter prior to capture....?


7 posted on 07/22/2012 10:55:32 PM PDT by spokeshave (The only people better off today than 4 years ago are the Prisoners at Guantanamo.)
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For everyone who marvels at the amount of time President Obama spends playing golf, here are a few numbers from the Government Accountability Institute, which has analyzed how much time Mr. Obama actually spent in economic meetings of any kind during his first 1,257 days in office, based on the official White House calendar and the daily presidential calendar compiled by Politico. Among other things, the analysis found that Mr. Obama spent less than 4 percent of his total time in economic meetings or briefings and that there were 773 days (72 percent), excluding Sundays, in which the president had no economic meetings. See more on this watchdog group here: http://g-a-i.org.

Meanwhile, BigGovernment.com analyst Wynton Hall took the findings further. “When it was recently reported that Mr. Obama had played his 100th round of golf, the president said that playing golf was ‘the only time that for six hours, I’m outside.’ Therefore, by his own estimate, the president has spent 600 hours playing golf, as compared to just 412 hours in economic meetings of any kind throughout his presidency.”

Politico opinion contributor Peter Schweizer also notes that the study found Mr. Obama spent an average of 138 minutes a week in economic meetings. “For comparison, consider that dog owners spend an average of 130 minutes a week walking their dogs,” he observes, noting that the researchers gave the president a broad definition of what constituted an “economic meeting,” and spotted him a generous two hours for each of the events.


8 posted on 07/22/2012 11:10:35 PM PDT by Baynative (A man's admiration for absolute government is proportionate to the contempt he feels for others)
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To: Hoodat

Of course. This guy is worse than useless. He’s just golfing until the whole thing comes crashing down. Everything is going according to plan (their plan). Good luck waking up any liberal idiot.


9 posted on 07/22/2012 11:24:39 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: potlatch; ntnychik; onyx

By his own estimate, the president has spent 600 hours playing golf, compared to
just 412 hours in economic meetings of any kind throughout his presidency.” . . .

10 posted on 07/23/2012 2:08:04 AM PDT by PhilDragoo (Hussein: Islamo-Commie from Kenya)
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To: PhilDragoo

....and so little a result....


11 posted on 07/23/2012 4:41:04 AM PDT by Recon Dad (Gas & Petroleum Junkie)
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To: potlatch

Potlatch, that is VERY well put together! Yes - those drones make me want to keep my blinds pulled at all times, and I have nothing to hide!!

I wish November were here - don’t know if we can bear another day of O’s destruction of our country.


12 posted on 07/23/2012 8:39:20 AM PDT by yorkie
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To: PhilDragoo; ntnychik
And Basketball! Can't forget his time out for Basketball!

 


13 posted on 07/23/2012 1:56:31 PM PDT by potlatch (~~And the truth IS what counts, RIGHT ? ~~)
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To: yorkie
Thank you Yorkie! I can't wait for November either - but I'm scared of the fools who will still vote for him. The idea of drones being able to watch and track us is another scary issue. Out of curiosity I need to look up ‘invasion of privacy’ and see what all it pertains to.
14 posted on 07/23/2012 2:02:44 PM PDT by potlatch (~~And the truth IS what counts, RIGHT ? ~~)
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