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Brother of Michelle Obama reportedly fired as basketball coach at Oregon State
Foxnews.com ^ | May 5, 2014 | Foxnew.com

Posted on 05/05/2014 8:55:23 AM PDT by BlueStateRightist

Oregon State has fired men's basketball coach Craig Robinson, the brother of First Lady Michelle Obama, according to Sports Illustrated.

Craig Robinson, who guided the team to a 93-104 record in six years, has three more years remaining on this contract and the university is expected to owe him more than $4 million. The magazine cited unnamed sources with knowledge of the situation.

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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; US: Oregon
KEYWORDS: again; basketball; michelleobama
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I'm guessing he wasn't included in last week's unemployment numbers, either.
1 posted on 05/05/2014 8:55:23 AM PDT by BlueStateRightist
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To: BlueStateRightist

Wonder how many extra years he was given since he was Moochelle’s brother?


2 posted on 05/05/2014 8:56:28 AM PDT by C. Edmund Wright (Tokyo Rove is more than a name, it's a GREAT WEBSITE)
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To: BlueStateRightist

IRS audit coming


3 posted on 05/05/2014 8:57:54 AM PDT by Revelation 911
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To: BlueStateRightist

Oregon State University should be expecting an IRS audit.


4 posted on 05/05/2014 8:58:13 AM PDT by boycott
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To: BlueStateRightist

Oh my!

I wonder if he’ll be able to convey what it is like to be expected to actually produce results?


5 posted on 05/05/2014 8:58:17 AM PDT by G Larry (Which of Obama's policies do you think I'd support if he were white?)
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To: BlueStateRightist

Might be an opening for Ben Howland


6 posted on 05/05/2014 8:59:51 AM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Hey 2008, we told you so)
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To: BlueStateRightist

What’s the hidden story behind this??


7 posted on 05/05/2014 9:01:45 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: BlueStateRightist

He’s fired and getting $4mil? I know I’m crying big round crocodile tears for him.


8 posted on 05/05/2014 9:01:50 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: BlueStateRightist

I would suggest that Coach Robinson move to DC and
apply for a coaching gig in the Mom Pants League . He
might even be eligible for a secret presidential appointment.


9 posted on 05/05/2014 9:02:04 AM PDT by Sivad (NorCal red turf)
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To: BlueStateRightist
Brother of Michelle Obama reportedly fired as basketball coach at Oregon State

I'm outraged, this is RACISM. /S

10 posted on 05/05/2014 9:02:59 AM PDT by oldbrowser (This looks like a make it or break it point for America.)
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To: BlueStateRightist

I assume he’ll now be hired as a “consultant” to assist with the Clippers anti-racism campaign?


11 posted on 05/05/2014 9:03:17 AM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraiaq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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To: BlueStateRightist
Put one of michelle's wigs on him and there's not a lot of difference. some_text
12 posted on 05/05/2014 9:04:49 AM PDT by boycott
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To: G Larry
Dr Ray Stantz: Personally, I liked the university. They gave us money and facilities, we didn't have to produce anything! You've never been out of college! You don't know what it's like out there! I've *worked* in the private sector. They expect *results*.
13 posted on 05/05/2014 9:05:46 AM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: BlueStateRightist

Obama can make him Ambassador to Kenya, or Chicago.


14 posted on 05/05/2014 9:06:00 AM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: boycott

Craig’s hips are quite a bit narrower tho....


15 posted on 05/05/2014 9:06:13 AM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraiaq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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To: Georgia Girl 2

I’d quit tomorrow and take half.


16 posted on 05/05/2014 9:09:52 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: BlueStateRightist

this whole firing thing is so completely racist it just makes me sick.....


17 posted on 05/05/2014 9:09:56 AM PDT by ConservativeDude
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To: boycott

A hairless wookie!


18 posted on 05/05/2014 9:10:09 AM PDT by N. Theknow (Kennedys-Can't drive, can't ski, can't fly, can't skipper a boat-But they know what's best for you.)
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To: N. Theknow

For the nobama family, incompetence pays. They owe him $4 million? What a country.


19 posted on 05/05/2014 9:12:43 AM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: boycott

It explains why Obama married her.


20 posted on 05/05/2014 9:13:05 AM PDT by edpc (Wilby 2016)
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To: BlueStateRightist

He was hired from stimulus money and stayed there for fear of funding cuts. Easily the worst coach in the league.

Pray America wakes up


21 posted on 05/05/2014 9:14:05 AM PDT by bray (The Republic of Texas 2022 is here)
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To: BlueStateRightist
Now she's back to no longer being proud of the country.
22 posted on 05/05/2014 9:14:43 AM PDT by fungoking (Tis a pleasure to live in the Ozarks)
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To: bray

He was hired in April 2008. I don’t think there was any stimulus money back then.


23 posted on 05/05/2014 9:16:42 AM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraiaq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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To: boycott
Put one of michelle's wigs on him and there's not a lot of difference.

You'd be able to tell when they walked away - mooch's butt is a lot bigger.

24 posted on 05/05/2014 9:18:02 AM PDT by Veggie Todd (The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. TJ)
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To: boycott

He's better looking than Michelle!

Also the good news is that since he has ripped off the Oregon taxpayers for $4 million, he won't have to move in with Mama at the White House and rip off all the US taxpayers.

25 posted on 05/05/2014 9:18:12 AM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: BlueStateRightist

Sports is one of the few remaining areas where competence (or lack thereof) still matters.


26 posted on 05/05/2014 9:18:26 AM PDT by KevinB ("If it weren't for double standards Democrats would have no standards at all" - Chris Plante)
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To: Georgia Girl 2

Its a family tradition - do nothing, get paid the big bucks. But we owes it to em.


27 posted on 05/05/2014 9:22:42 AM PDT by X-spurt (CRUZ missile - armed and ready.)
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To: BlueStateRightist
Compare eye sockets. Boy's LEFT eye (the eye on our RIGHT). Compare the cheek/nose/eyebrow (the 'socket') to the adult Craig Robinson. Same eye socket. Same person, folks.
28 posted on 05/05/2014 9:23:23 AM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: BlueStateRightist

Check out Loop Enterprises and its connection to a pay for play scheme out of Philly. Loop was paying Senator B 5,000 per for his work before he was appointed to take 0 seat. He knows how to play the Chicago way!


29 posted on 05/05/2014 9:23:59 AM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then or now)
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To: BlueStateRightist

As an OSU alum all I can say is ‘about damn time’. Maybe I can even consider the possibility of cheering for them again.


30 posted on 05/05/2014 9:24:04 AM PDT by tatown ("So a Hispanic shoots a black and is acquitted by women, but it's still white men's fault.")
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To: BlueStateRightist

If Obama had a brother-in-law....

sigh


31 posted on 05/05/2014 9:24:46 AM PDT by Albion Wilde ("The commenters are plenty but the thinkers are few." -- Walid Shoebat)
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To: BlueStateRightist

Maybe they are trying to find a landing zone for the wonderful one when he gets booted out of office.


32 posted on 05/05/2014 9:25:24 AM PDT by Mouton (The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
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To: Georgia Girl 2
A contract is a contract....

Generally...

33 posted on 05/05/2014 9:26:42 AM PDT by Osage Orange (I have strong feelings about gun control. If there's a gun around, I want to be controlling it.)
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To: nascarnation

Actually the WH sent 1.5 million grant to the college and his salary was 1.5 million for 3 years. If you believe it was a coincidence you must believe Benghazi was caused by a video.


34 posted on 05/05/2014 9:32:43 AM PDT by bray (The Republic of Texas 2022 is here)
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To: nascarnation

What were his credentials before getting hired? Was he a decent coach, or merely the brother-in-law of the Democrat nominee for President?


35 posted on 05/05/2014 9:33:28 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (They are called "Liberals" because the word "parasite" was already taken.)
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To: Mouton

It is hard to tell whether he was a good coach or not. He didn’t do so well at recruiting, and that is the biggest factor in PAC 12 basketball. His teams played hard and were never pushovers (my view as a UW fan). He never made an ass out of himself. I think we should judge him on his own merits rather than assume he is guilty by association.


36 posted on 05/05/2014 9:33:41 AM PDT by Sicvee (Sicvee)
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To: BlueStateRightist

I guess Hope and Change didn’t work out in Beaverton either.


37 posted on 05/05/2014 9:35:03 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: Sacajaweau

What’s the hidden story behind this??


The guy should have been fired at least 3 years ago. Maybe Reggie Love can apply for the coacing gig there.h


38 posted on 05/05/2014 9:36:16 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: Osage Orange

“A contract is a contract”.
Generally...
Unless the contract is between U.S. citizens and nobama. He can break the contract every day and suffer no consequences.
And I really don’t give a quack quack what happens to this Duck.


39 posted on 05/05/2014 9:38:28 AM PDT by certrtwngnut (')
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To: boycott

“Put one of michelle’s wigs on him and there’s not a lot of difference.”

You’re right. They both have that same dumb, vacant stare.

What we don’t know, however, if he—like Moochelle—is capable of giving that Aunt Esther evil eye look.


40 posted on 05/05/2014 9:38:57 AM PDT by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: C. Edmund Wright

Actually, this coach was rumored to be fired in 2009 but Oregon state got a piece of the stimulus bill.

I always assumed he was retained because of that but I could have been wrong on that count.


41 posted on 05/05/2014 9:46:23 AM PDT by staytrue
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To: Sicvee

I agree with your post but the fact that Oregon athletics got a piece of the stimulus bill makes one wonder.


42 posted on 05/05/2014 9:47:31 AM PDT by staytrue
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To: certrtwngnut

Agreed


43 posted on 05/05/2014 9:53:01 AM PDT by Osage Orange (I have strong feelings about gun control. If there's a gun around, I want to be controlling it.)
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To: staytrue

Exactly. Apparently, the stimulus has now run out.


44 posted on 05/05/2014 9:59:39 AM PDT by ponygirl (Be Breitbart.)
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To: Sicvee

***He never made an ass out of himself. ***

A friend’s son played for him at Brown, and has reported that he totally mistreated only the white players. He was verbally and physically abusive towards them.

On Wikipedia, they call that “tough love” instead of reverse racism.

The kid quit and switched to baseball, and was much happier. He has not one good thing to say about Coach Robinson.


45 posted on 05/05/2014 10:00:07 AM PDT by FamiliarFace
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To: BlueStateRightist; goodnesswins; PROCON; Twotone; VeryFRank; Clinging Bitterly; Rio; aimhigh; ...
If you would like more information about what's happening in Oregon, please FReepmail me. I lost my Oregon list when my computer crashed recently, so please send me your name by FReepmail if you were on the previous list.
46 posted on 05/05/2014 10:02:21 AM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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angry michelle obama photo: Michelle-Obama-angry-298x431 Michelle-Obama-angry-298x431.jpg
47 posted on 05/05/2014 10:03:02 AM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: BlueStateRightist; goodnesswins; PROCON; Twotone; VeryFRank; Clinging Bitterly; Rio; aimhigh; ...

If you would like more information about what's happening in Oregon, please FReepmail me. I lost my Oregon list when my computer crashed recently, so please send me your name by FReepmail if you were on the previous list.

48 posted on 05/05/2014 10:04:44 AM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: staytrue

Wouldn’t be at all surprised…that’s how the obamas roll…..


49 posted on 05/05/2014 10:05:37 AM PDT by C. Edmund Wright (Tokyo Rove is more than a name, it's a GREAT WEBSITE)
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To: BlueStateRightist

Call BLM SWAT and Reid.


50 posted on 05/05/2014 10:08:36 AM PDT by DPMD
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