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Obama Caused A Huge Traffic Jam After He Stopped To Play Catch
BusinessInsider.com ^ | May 19, 2014, 6:47 PM | Hunter Walker

Posted on 05/20/2014 7:08:10 AM PDT by topher

President Barack Obama's decision to play ball with some little leaguers en route to a fundraiser snarled rush-hour traffic in Washington, D.C., on Monday evening.

A press-pool report written by McClatchy's Lesley Clark noted Obama made "an unscheduled side trip to visit and chat" with young baseball players in Friendship Park en route to a fundraiser shortly before 6 p.m.

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: District of Columbia
KEYWORDS: carbonfootprint; idiotinchief; obama; zeroman
Not too bright -- upset all the beltway insiders just to goof off...
1 posted on 05/20/2014 7:08:10 AM PDT by topher
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To: topher
Ah! The Carbon Foot Print of a stupid president stopping to play catch!
2 posted on 05/20/2014 7:09:24 AM PDT by topher (Traditional values -- especially family values -- which have been proven over time.)
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To: topher

Too bad I was not on the mound.


3 posted on 05/20/2014 7:10:46 AM PDT by Mouton (The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
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To: topher

What does Obama care about regular people? He isn’t up for re-election { Unless he knows something we don’t). He can do and will do anything he darns wells feels like because there isn’t anyone with the balls to stand up to him and his c**k biting minions.
We are doomed as a country because the masses elected this turd.


4 posted on 05/20/2014 7:11:08 AM PDT by Yorlik803 ( Church/Caboose in 2016)
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To: topher

Here’s something car-related that you might enjoy;

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-05-16/where-worlds-unsold-cars-go-die


5 posted on 05/20/2014 7:12:10 AM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: topher

Mr. Showboat.


6 posted on 05/20/2014 7:12:21 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: topher
The title really should read:

Obama Caused A Huge HUGH Traffic Jam After He Stopped To Play Catch

7 posted on 05/20/2014 7:12:33 AM PDT by topher (Traditional values -- especially family values -- which have been proven over time.)
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To: topher

Why didn’t he stop at the inner city little league? He went to the white league. Maybe the SS would not approve of an impromptu stop in those parts of DC.


8 posted on 05/20/2014 7:12:54 AM PDT by petitfour
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To: topher
Barry is as outraged by this as we are!
9 posted on 05/20/2014 7:13:09 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: topher

America’s national CLOWN shows what he is good at.


10 posted on 05/20/2014 7:13:37 AM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: topher

Leave baseball alone, commie scum.


11 posted on 05/20/2014 7:13:42 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: Mouton

LOL. A 94 MPH ugly-finder?


12 posted on 05/20/2014 7:15:25 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: topher

“Stopped To Play Catch”

I hope he catches better than he throws.


13 posted on 05/20/2014 7:15:32 AM PDT by V_TWIN
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To: topher
this is about all this guy's good for. playing. whether it be golf, basketball or whatever.

no real substance to him at all....other than his socialist leaning.

14 posted on 05/20/2014 7:16:06 AM PDT by ealgeone (obama, borderof)
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To: topher

Not to goof off. It was a photo op.


15 posted on 05/20/2014 7:16:46 AM PDT by caseinpoint (Don't get thickly involved in thin things.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

He only found out about it from news reports...


16 posted on 05/20/2014 7:17:16 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools)
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To: V_TWIN
I hope he catches better than he throws.

Reggie's department...

17 posted on 05/20/2014 7:20:00 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools)
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To: Cheerio

He still throws like a girl.


18 posted on 05/20/2014 7:20:03 AM PDT by maine yankee (I got my Governor at 'Marden's')
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To: V_TWIN

I hear he plays catch with Reggie Love quite frequently.


19 posted on 05/20/2014 7:22:10 AM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: topher

The last time a politician (supposedly) caused a traffic jam it resulted in endless coverage and accusations by the MSM.

Should we expect the same now?


20 posted on 05/20/2014 7:22:58 AM PDT by dmet
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To: skeeter

Unfortunately 90+ not even close ever. Perhaps 75mph tops but even at 60mph I am confident he could not catch it especially with a reverse spin, his glove hand would be all tied up.


21 posted on 05/20/2014 7:25:39 AM PDT by Mouton (The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
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To: V_TWIN
I hope he catches better than he throws.

Only Reggie knows for sure.

22 posted on 05/20/2014 7:27:46 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: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

Looks like we need another cash for clunkers program.


23 posted on 05/20/2014 7:27:47 AM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: topher

He use to pull this kind of crap all the time when I was insane enough to live in New York city. And he would always come right at rush hour, on the dot, no exceptions so he could get his power rush “look what I can do to all the little people”. 9 am in the morning or 5pm in the afternoon. The best is when he was having fundraisers once or twice a week, Monday or Friday during rush hour and it would take me 5 hours to drive from Jersey through Manhattan to get home to Queens or vice versa being hours late for work while that POS and his celeb friends laughed it up. That was one of the reasons I finally moved, I had to or I would have ended up killing somebody.


24 posted on 05/20/2014 7:31:47 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: topher
“According to Clark, the president spent only about 12 minutes posing for photos and tossing a ball to one of the children.”

Posing for photos is the operative phrase. The kids were just props for an Obama photo session.

25 posted on 05/20/2014 7:42:47 AM PDT by detective
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To: topher
The real problem isn't the traffic jam. The problem is that Obama is never in the WH.

There are uncountable problems, in the US and globally, that could erupt at any moment. Obama (or someone in his place) should be constantly surrounded by really excellent advisors, doing constant research, understanding context and diplomacy, and ready to meet to make quick decisions.

I'd be surprised if Obama spent as much in-depth time on real issues than the average freeper does.

26 posted on 05/20/2014 7:50:14 AM PDT by grania
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

cool, thanks for sharing.


27 posted on 05/20/2014 7:56:35 AM PDT by Travis T. OJustice (I miss you, dad.)
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To: topher
Always knew he was a catcher, not a pitcher...


28 posted on 05/20/2014 7:57:23 AM PDT by null and void (When was the last time you heard anyone say: "It's a free country"?)
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To: topher

STOP , I must play with my subjects


29 posted on 05/20/2014 7:58:44 AM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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To: null and void
Probably why he gets along with Lurch...


30 posted on 05/20/2014 8:01:49 AM PDT by null and void (When was the last time you heard anyone say: "It's a free country"?)
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To: V_TWIN

All indications are that he loves to be the catcher.


31 posted on 05/20/2014 8:05:09 AM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: petitfour

A comment on an earlier thread said that Carneys kid is on one of the teams


32 posted on 05/20/2014 8:11:08 AM PDT by digger48
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To: topher

When will this clown GROW UP!!


33 posted on 05/20/2014 8:12:47 AM PDT by SMARTY ("When you blame others, you give up your power to change." Robert Anthony)
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To: topher

So, Obama is a “Catcher.” Who was the “Pitcher?”


34 posted on 05/20/2014 8:19:32 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (They are called "Liberals" because the word "parasite" was already taken.)
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35 posted on 05/20/2014 8:20:50 AM PDT by mikrofon ("Forward" Ho')
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To: topher

Obama can’t help it, the only thing he really cares about are..................balls.


36 posted on 05/20/2014 8:33:01 AM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: digger48

Yes, I read that, too. They are so white. In DC. I wonder how many of their families are employed by the government.


37 posted on 05/20/2014 8:33:10 AM PDT by petitfour
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To: Mastador1
But that supposes that Obama has any ... balls...

Many are saying that Obama was lacking in having balls on a number of issues...

38 posted on 05/20/2014 8:54:20 AM PDT by topher (Traditional values -- especially family values -- which have been proven over time.)
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To: topher
But that supposes that Obama has any ... balls... Many are saying that Obama was lacking in having balls on a number of issues...

Obama's interest in balls does not lie in his own or lack of his own. His interest lies in golf balls, basketballs, baseballs, Reggie balls.....................

39 posted on 05/20/2014 8:59:25 AM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: topher

He caused a big one here in San Diego last week, caused a VA problem as you could not get in or out.


40 posted on 05/20/2014 9:24:33 AM PDT by Foolsgold (Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber)
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41 posted on 05/20/2014 9:25:37 AM PDT by caveat emptor (!)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
Barry is as outraged by this as we are!

After he learned about it on the news.
42 posted on 05/20/2014 9:26:16 AM PDT by Old Yeller (Why is Jon Corzine a free man?)
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