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Obama hits the links with Bill Clinton
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Posted on 12/02/2012 10:35:35 AM PST by Sub-Driver

Obama hits the links with Bill Clinton By Erik Wasson - 12/02/12 01:07 PM ET

JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md.-- President Obama and former President Bill Clinton hit the golf course on Sunday.

Obama is playing his round at Maryland’s Joint Base Andrews and it is the third presidential golf outing here since the Nov. 6 elections, under sunny skies with temperatures around 55 degrees.

Clinton went to bat for the president in the just-ended campaign, delivering an well-received endorsement at the Democratic National Convention in September. Their partnership, which was initially rocky in the early days of the Obama presidency, grew stronger after a September 2011 golf game.

Clinton is also the last Democratic president to strike a mammoth budget deal with Congress. Obama will likely be discussing the looming “fiscal cliff” of tax increases and spending cuts on the links.

Rounding out the presidential foursome are U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk and Terry McAuliffe, the former Democratic party chairman, who has announced his plans to run again for the governorship of Virginia.

McAuliffe lost his bid for governor in 2009, falling to Democratic state Sen. Creigh Deeds, in the primary.

McAuliffe is expected to face Republican Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, to replace current term-limited GOP Gov. Bob McDonnell. Cuccinelli is popular with the state’s conservatives after he challenged the legality of Obama’s healthcare reform law.

Kirk, the former mayor of Dallas, is widely expected to step down from his post as Obama’s top trade negotiator. Deputy National Security Adviser Michael Froman is frequently mentioned as a replacement. The administration is pressing forward with a trans-Pacific trade agreement and there have been rumblings of a possible free trade agreement with Europe in Obama’s second term.

The golf outing comes as deficit-deal talks with Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) appear stalemated.

Democrats on Sunday pressed for Republicans to raise tax rates on upper-income voters in any deal, while GOP leaders dismissed an initial offer from the White House as insufficient on cuts and entitlement reform.

Obama’s golf outings have brought regular criticism from Republicans, many of whom have said he should have spent more time in his first term focusing on the economy and less on the course.

During the Republican National Convention in August, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said that Obama was “a good husband and a good father and, thanks to lots of practice, a good golfer.”

Obama and Boehner, though, hit the golf links in June 2011, joined by Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R).


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: obamaclintongolf; obamagolf

1 posted on 12/02/2012 10:35:41 AM PST by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

Who cheats more on their score?


2 posted on 12/02/2012 10:36:33 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

I don’t think it would be fun to golf with a homo


3 posted on 12/02/2012 10:38:47 AM PST by al baby (Hi Mom)
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To: Sub-Driver

IBTCHO (In Before The Clintons Hate Obama!)


4 posted on 12/02/2012 10:40:24 AM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Sub-Driver

One good zot, Lord, one well aimed bolt.


5 posted on 12/02/2012 10:42:06 AM PST by PeaceBeWithYou (De Oppresso Liber! (50 million and counting in Afghanistan and Iraq))
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To: Sub-Driver
Is this too much to hope for?


6 posted on 12/02/2012 10:42:35 AM PST by FreeAtlanta (bahits.com)
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To: dfwgator

Both of them scored less than 18 on one round of golf before subtracting their handicaps. Hard to tell.


7 posted on 12/02/2012 10:44:07 AM PST by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: al baby

If Barack wears a dress and some lipstick, he might get some action from old Bill.


8 posted on 12/02/2012 10:44:48 AM PST by FreeAtlanta (bahits.com)
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To: FreeAtlanta

I doubt old Slick can get it up any more. He looks like he has aids.


9 posted on 12/02/2012 10:46:06 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: Gaffer

http://news.lalate.com/2012/11/29/gennifer-flowers-new-bill-clinton-claims-involve-hoodie/


10 posted on 12/02/2012 10:48:06 AM PST by ConservativeMan55
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To: Gaffer
Too many wise cracks on this thread.

The golf course is where deals are made.

No one takes notes, there are no recording devices and what you say can be remembered for later.

Clinton has a history of people around and associated to/with him have mysterious deaths .. don't forget that.

obama is in the midst of a lot of potential election fraud and BC pressure


We'd do well to remember this meeting.

11 posted on 12/02/2012 10:52:09 AM PST by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: Sub-Driver

12 posted on 12/02/2012 10:53:47 AM PST by Bon mots (Abu Ghraib: 47 Times on the front page of the NY Times | Benghazi: 2 Times)
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To: Sub-Driver
Didn't he promise help to those folks in New York that are still suffering long after that storm and his empty promises too...


13 posted on 12/02/2012 10:56:31 AM PST by Bon mots (Abu Ghraib: 47 Times on the front page of the NY Times | Benghazi: 2 Times)
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To: Sub-Driver

If you thought 2012 was bad, wait until 2016 when Slick Willie, Mrs. Slick Willie, Barry Benghazi and his wife are all slinging mud, feces and vomit at the GOOBers. It’s Hillary turn to be “president” now. We’ll be wishing for the return of the ‘RAT campaign “ads” we had to endure during 2012.


14 posted on 12/02/2012 10:57:06 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Don't tax me bro! Tax that guy over there!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Wow - two holes in one.


15 posted on 12/02/2012 11:09:52 AM PST by I cannot think of a name
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To: Sub-Driver

The Clinton’s were writing off their dirty underwear when they came to D.C.. Now, they’ve got lots of money. I still think Obama was used to get national healthcare passed after Hillary got thumped with it back in the 90s. Darn straight they aren’t just whacking at golf balls out there. There’s skulduggery going on. If you want to know how the leaders of the Democrat party operate, look up pickpocket teams. I think Obama is just a “Stall”. He’s there to get your attention or at least divert your attention. The Clinton’s are leg breakers, so old Bill might be the “Pick”. It’s possible that he might be a “Fagin” passing along the tricks of the trade to Obama. I don’t think so. I think the Clinton’s are just “Stalls”. Well paid ones. The “Fagin” on a pickpocket team hides in the shadows. He teaches and collects the money to be distributed. Pelosi and Reed are probably just “Stalls” too. But there is a “Fagin”. We just have to bring him out of his hiding place.


16 posted on 12/02/2012 11:20:13 AM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Sub-Driver

It’s never been rocky. They are on the same team to destroy America.


17 posted on 12/02/2012 11:23:21 AM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Sub-Driver
Fixing an editorial error:

"Clinton went to bat for the president in the just never-ending campaign"

18 posted on 12/02/2012 11:30:15 AM PST by Popman
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To: All

Does Obama even know what the inside of the Oval Office looks like?


19 posted on 12/02/2012 11:35:52 AM PST by Rodney Dangerfield ("Hate standing in line at the Post Office? - wait until ObamaCare is implemented.")
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To: Sub-Driver

They are conferring on the best VD doctors in DC. Billy boy is seriously showing signs of tertiary syph, and vascular dementia. obamao, just a mackdaddy muzzie fruit with incidental children and hag wife beard.

18 mulligans each a round.

Deo Vindice.


20 posted on 12/02/2012 11:36:12 AM PST by John S Mosby (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: Sub-Driver
Nice job hussein... Hit the links, plan that 3 week family getaway to a tropical paradise... Never mind about those little things like an economy circling the drain, the fiscal cliff, millions long-term unemployed and under-employed, the (ongoing) crisis in the middle east, making someone answer for the death of your man - the ambassador you sent... Yes I know you can stay connected and get things done 24x7 from anywhere in the free world. However, I have absolutely zero faith that you are doing your job even when you're not on vacation. More than that, this all gives the appearance of detachment and a complete lack of empathy for America and Americans. Well, that one's not hard to believe. I don't think you feel much connection with real Americans.

Guess none of that is really important to you. It is all about you, and advancing your agenda. Guess the rest of us, the whole Country, can just go to h**l in a handbasket and you don't give a good God-damn. Or would that be Allah-damn? You are no leader hussein, you're a failure as a President, a liar, and a self-centered {expletive}. I hope my sons grow up to be just like - your exact opposite.

21 posted on 12/02/2012 11:42:06 AM PST by ThunderSleeps (Stop obama now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Bill: All of your race cards are forgiven.
BO: And I take back all those mean, nasty things I said about your wife.


22 posted on 12/02/2012 11:46:34 AM PST by windsorknot
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To: al baby

I heard Obama say,”Hitting little white balls with a club... what’s not to like?”...


23 posted on 12/02/2012 11:52:22 AM PST by baddog 219
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To: Sub-Driver

That course will never need fertilizer again after the all the bullsh*t that’s left there today.


24 posted on 12/02/2012 12:32:40 PM PST by bramps (Sarah Palin got more votes in 2008 than Romney did in 2012)
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To: Gaffer

Yep. His lie was always back side of the green and hanging to the Left.


25 posted on 12/02/2012 12:37:07 PM PST by John S Mosby (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: Sub-Driver

Maybe a lightning strike will come out of nowhere and get a two-fer.


26 posted on 12/02/2012 1:14:33 PM PST by crosshairs (Hurricane Barry is 1000 times more destructive than Hurricane Sandy.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Any thunder storms expected.?


27 posted on 12/02/2012 1:26:42 PM PST by jersey117
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To: PeaceBeWithYou
One good zot, Lord, one well aimed bolt.

At last something worth praying for!

28 posted on 12/02/2012 1:40:36 PM PST by varon (11-06-2012 dob United Socialist Ghettos of America (USGA))
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To: varon

No two men anywhere have wreaked so much havoc and destruction on a country anywhere ....other than, perhaps, oh, Hitler maybe.

Let them have their day. One day God is going to have His.


29 posted on 12/02/2012 2:09:27 PM PST by LibsRJerks
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To: Sub-Driver
I wish this was all this particular foursome does is play golf.

The world would be a better place.

30 posted on 12/02/2012 2:11:20 PM PST by elkfersupper ( Member of the Original Defiant Class)
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To: LibsRJerks
No two men anywhere have wreaked so much havoc and destruction on a country anywhere.........

Let's not forget to give credit to the double wide hovering on her broom having continuous direct input into both their administrations.............and poised to be the top enchilada herself in 2016..................that would make her the longest serving "president" in U S history after 20 years.............Rather sad commentary about a nation that has given the world the highest standard of living to more people in mankind's history and the least qualified leaders.

31 posted on 12/02/2012 5:19:46 PM PST by varon (11-06-2012 dob United Socialist Ghettos of America (USGA))
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To: Sub-Driver

For a supposed good father, he sure doesn’t spend much time with his girls.


32 posted on 12/02/2012 6:10:25 PM PST by notaliberal (We are all communist's now!)
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