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The BBQ joint where NO ONE cuts the line... except Obama: Controversy as President becomes the
UK Daily Mail ^ | July 11, 2014 | Staff

Posted on 07/11/2014 6:20:16 AM PDT by C19fan

Barack Obama may have lost a few approval rating points with this move. The president was seen cutting the line at Austin's Franklin Barbecue Thursday afternoon, while in town to raise money for the Democratic Party. Lives at the eatery are infamously long, and have been known to stretch as long as three hours wait.But Mr Obama did no waiting today, as he showed up at the restaurant, shook a few hands and made his way straight to the register to order more than $300 worth of meat. 'I know this is a long line. I feel real bad, but – I’m gonna cut' Obama said. Even restaurant owner Aaron Franklin said the move was unheard of. 'That's out thing, no one skips the line...except Obama,' Mr Franklin told the Statesman.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: austin; bbq; franklinbarbecue; obama
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It is good to be the King! Of course we have to learn about Obama acting more like a absolute monarch than the president of a republic from the British press.
1 posted on 07/11/2014 6:20:17 AM PDT by C19fan
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To: C19fan

2 typos in one paragraph! lol ozero the line cutter. What else is new?


2 posted on 07/11/2014 6:23:33 AM PDT by US_MilitaryRules (Did you just get off the short bus or what?)
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To: C19fan

Do we know if he ate beef..or pork....that Muslim thing, ya know...


3 posted on 07/11/2014 6:23:42 AM PDT by ken5050 ("One useless man is a shame, two are a law firm, three or more are a Congress".. John Adams)
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To: C19fan
"Lives at the eatery are infamously long"


4 posted on 07/11/2014 6:25:37 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: C19fan

Haven’t people put together that Obama is a psychological bully?


5 posted on 07/11/2014 6:31:01 AM PDT by conservativeimage.com (I Won't Go Underground http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wema3CNqzvg)
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To: C19fan

Rules? Obama? Surely you jest!


6 posted on 07/11/2014 6:31:02 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: C19fan

The arrogant narcissist waits for nothing or no one.


7 posted on 07/11/2014 6:32:49 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: C19fan

In fairness, the line was red. He knew there would be no consequence for crossing it.


8 posted on 07/11/2014 6:34:17 AM PDT by edpc (Wilby 2016)
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To: C19fan

It’s Austin, he probably still has a 75% approval rate in that Lefty town, cut in line or not.


9 posted on 07/11/2014 6:36:30 AM PDT by DAC21
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To: C19fan

As much as I despise Obama, one cannot expect the president to wait in line for 3 hours.


10 posted on 07/11/2014 6:38:07 AM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Doesn’t the President travel with his own chef on Air Force One?

He could have had the same meal on our dime without inconveniencing anyone.


11 posted on 07/11/2014 6:40:56 AM PDT by PTBAA
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To: Blood of Tyrants
As much as I despise Obama, one cannot expect the president to wait in line for 3 hours.

Having his people call in an order to go would not make for a photo op that Obama has no interest in not doing.

12 posted on 07/11/2014 6:41:20 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever!)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Then he should choose a restaurant that doesn’t have a three hour wait.


13 posted on 07/11/2014 6:42:15 AM PDT by Oorang (Tyranny thrives where government need not fear the wrath of an armed people - Alex Kozinski)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Then don’t go, period.

He’s there on a FUNDRAISING trip, not truly official business. Don’t disrupt the lives of everyday citizens has usually been the attitude of past presidents, except maybe clinton. Not this POS. He’s the PINO, president in name only because he doesn’t bother to do anything to benefit the Constitution, the Republic, or the working citizens of this nation; unless it benefits him personally.

FUBO & FAD

It is time.


14 posted on 07/11/2014 6:45:02 AM PDT by RJS1950 (The democrats are the "enemies foreign and domestic" cited in the federal oath)
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To: Blood of Tyrants
one cannot expect the president to wait in line for 3 hours.

One can expect someone on the President's team to do so, or, to pick another eatery where he won't be cutting in front of those who have been waiting 3 hours.

15 posted on 07/11/2014 6:45:15 AM PDT by IYAS9YAS (Has anyone seen my tagline? It was here yesterday. I seem to have misplaced it.)
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To: Oorang

But then he wouldn’t have gotten that photo op.


16 posted on 07/11/2014 6:45:23 AM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: C19fan

Source has a closeup of a credit card O is alleged to have used. How hacked you reckon that is today?


17 posted on 07/11/2014 6:46:44 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever!)
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To: DAC21

Most leftists APPROVE OF elites taking special privileges at the expense of the commoners.


18 posted on 07/11/2014 6:46:52 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

I shouldn’t have to wait 3 hrs in the unemployment line, but I did in 2010, due to his policies.


19 posted on 07/11/2014 6:47:01 AM PDT by edpc (Wilby 2016)
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To: C19fan

I read where LBJ could hardly go out in public during the Vietnam War days. But now, Obama, who’s screwed up everything he’s touched and is doing his best to insure America’s demise, has no trouble yucking it up with white people in CO and TX.

Where’s the outrage with all he’s doing to harm this country?

Is America really over already?


20 posted on 07/11/2014 6:48:16 AM PDT by bluedogpdx
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Complete cultural face palm action. What are his front people for anyway? They just don’t care whether they offend anyone and everyone.

He could have sent an aid ahead to wait in line and buy the food beforehand or....better yet don’t go for the photo-op.


21 posted on 07/11/2014 6:49:10 AM PDT by rod1 (CTLY)
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To: MrB

Not for the cows...


22 posted on 07/11/2014 6:54:32 AM PDT by cableguymn (It's time for a second political party.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants
As much as I despise Obama, one cannot expect the president to wait in line for 3 hours.

And that, my friend, is the problem with our Republic.

When did it ever become unthinkable that person who holds that job doesn't have to wait for three hours like anyone else?

When did the person who holds that job become "better" then you and I?

Our country is run by kings and rulers. It's not served by those who don't consider themselves kings and rulers.

23 posted on 07/11/2014 6:55:33 AM PDT by DouglasKC
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To: DAC21

Its Austin. Most of the people in the line, both men and women, were just upset that in skipping to the front he didn’t bother to make stops along the way so that they could strap on the ol’ Presidential Kneepads, drop down and show him just how much they love and appreciate him.


24 posted on 07/11/2014 6:55:35 AM PDT by tanknetter
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To: Oorang

or sent a minion with his order to stand in line for him.

heck there are web sites out there where you can hire someone to stand in line for ya.


25 posted on 07/11/2014 6:55:42 AM PDT by cableguymn (It's time for a second political party.)
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To: C19fan
If the owner and everyone else was so upset that he cut the line, why did they allow it.
I'd never go there again if I was standing on that line.

Are you telling me that no one there had the balls to tell that bastard no?
I would've.
26 posted on 07/11/2014 6:56:24 AM PDT by novemberslady
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To: MrB

Nah, the lives just seem notoriously long. Because of the lines.


27 posted on 07/11/2014 6:58:00 AM PDT by Larry Lucido
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To: bluedogpdx

LBJ, just like Bush, lost his own base and was despised by both sides.

Obama’s base (Austin being the TX core if it) still loves him.


28 posted on 07/11/2014 6:58:39 AM PDT by tanknetter
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To: C19fan
Yep he played his own version of border runner at the bbq joint, and everyone let him get away with it there too.
Punks
29 posted on 07/11/2014 7:02:37 AM PDT by novemberslady
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To: tanknetter

“Obama’s base (Austin being the TX core of it) still loves him.”

I guess I just don’t get how ANYONE who cares about this country (which should be most Americans) can still be so oblivious to all that’s going wrong because Obama’s president.


30 posted on 07/11/2014 7:04:37 AM PDT by bluedogpdx
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To: don-o
Source has a closeup of a credit card O is alleged to have used. How hacked you reckon that is today?

It's already too late and this grifter isn't worried anyway because it isn't his personal card - it's Uncle Sam's.

Uncle Sam got his credit card hacked decades ago. The bank's solution is to simply raise the credit limits.

31 posted on 07/11/2014 7:06:42 AM PDT by Gritty (Obama's governing as president of a Latin American republic, where only the president matters-MSteyn)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Then find a new place for lunch or have Valerie wait in line for you.


32 posted on 07/11/2014 7:11:17 AM PDT by longfellowsmuse (last of the living nomads)
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To: bluedogpdx

You’d be surprised at how many Liberals will admit, without naming it, to supporting Cloward Piven and how Obama and the Dems are implementing it.

For example I’ve had several say that, of course, Obamacare can’t work. But you can’t get to nationalized, single-payer healthcare without the kind of pain required to show that it can’t work.

Obama’s base may be stupid and ignorant, but they aren’t dumb. They know where he’s taking this country and fully support it. They see the pain that will be inflicted on the way there as a necessary evil (and in some cases even beneficial). They’re just clueless about what things will be like once we finally get there.


33 posted on 07/11/2014 7:13:37 AM PDT by tanknetter
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To: novemberslady

I don’t know, maybe I would have told him no too. But do you really say no to the guy who shows up with a half a dozen armed sect service agents.


34 posted on 07/11/2014 7:16:35 AM PDT by longfellowsmuse (last of the living nomads)
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To: C19fan

Hrs: 11am–sold out (just open for lunch)

******

I’d hate to be one standing in that line and the sold out sign goes up.....


35 posted on 07/11/2014 7:17:56 AM PDT by deport
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But do you really say no to the guy who shows up with a half a dozen armed sect service agents.

Why not? I would.

After all, I'm one of the people paying for his little entourage...
36 posted on 07/11/2014 7:20:14 AM PDT by novemberslady
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To: Blood of Tyrants

he could have called ahead!
he is an asshole.


37 posted on 07/11/2014 7:20:37 AM PDT by ronniesgal (Good Grief.)
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To: Oorang

Aaron Franklin learned from the Mueller clan, Robert Mueller (2nd gen) and his 2 sons and 1 daughter. Knowing that, there is no reason to wait in a long line at Franklins when just blocks away is the same exact BBQ made from 3rd Generation masters, the Muellers, from Louis Mueller fame. LuAnn has ‘Labarbecue’ on 6th/Waller and her brother John Mueller has “John Mueller Meat Company” on 6th/Perdenales. I call John Mueller the “Soup Nazi” of BBQ. He is very tempermental and has a bad reputation as a businessman. However, he is a BBQ genius.

Louis Mueller in Taylor Texas is the mothership of Central Texas BBQ IMO. You will have to wait in line there unfortunately. Louis Mueller is in the original building, using the original pits which are over 60 years old. The beef ribs are so big, it takes two people to finish it.


38 posted on 07/11/2014 7:21:55 AM PDT by lormand (Inside every liberal is a dung slinging monkey)
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To: ronniesgal

Agree on both points.


39 posted on 07/11/2014 7:21:56 AM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants
one cannot expect the president to wait in line for 3 hours.

I'm sure Air Force One's larder wasn't running on empty....Mr. "I don't do photo ops" just wanted a photo op.

40 posted on 07/11/2014 7:22:58 AM PDT by ErnBatavia (It ain't a "hashtag"....it's a damn pound sign. ###)
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Do we know if he ate beef..or pork....that Muslim thing, ya know...

and what about that Michelle thing? is this on her list of healthy eats?

41 posted on 07/11/2014 7:27:51 AM PDT by latina4dubya (when i have money i buy books... if i have anything left, i buy 6-inch heels and a bottle of wine...)
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Insider/Local hint....don't waste half of your day standing in line at Franklins....go to La Barbecue on 6th and Waller
42 posted on 07/11/2014 7:31:42 AM PDT by lormand (Inside every liberal is a dung slinging monkey)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

No, but a little planing would go a long way. Like maybe call ahead? Of course planning is not one of 0’s strong points.


43 posted on 07/11/2014 7:31:50 AM PDT by mad_as_he$$
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“Obama’s base may be stupid and ignorant, but they aren’t dumb.”

But it seemed to me that we used to have enough people who could smell a rat and knew how things really work to bring us back to sanity.

So where did all those “common sense” people disappear to?

Anyway, I just see a big crash and burn coming for this country and it’s breathtaking how quickly under Obama we’ve gotten to this dire place.


44 posted on 07/11/2014 7:32:38 AM PDT by bluedogpdx
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To: lormand

OMG!

That looks so delicious to me.

I don’t know why, but I’ve been to supposedly good BBQ places around here (the NW) and they aren’t that good, in my opinion.


45 posted on 07/11/2014 7:37:25 AM PDT by bluedogpdx
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To: mad_as_he$$

He planned the crisis at the border pretty well. Even going so far as to advertise the need to for private institutions to take care of 65,000 illegal alien children months in advance.


46 posted on 07/11/2014 7:38:35 AM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: C19fan

2:15 p.m. update: Arriving at Franklin Barbecue in East Austin after his speech, President Barack Obama
cut ahead in the ever-present line, with apologies.

“I know this is a long line. I feel real bad, but – I’m gonna cut,” the president said. He then bought
the meal for the family that was first in line.

When the family ordered 6 pounds of meat, Obama said: “Now hold on. How many folks are you guys feeding?
Just kidding.”

When he arrived at the restaurant, he called out, “Hey guys! I hear the barbecue is pretty good
here. Is that true?”

http://www.statesman.com/news/news/local-govt-politics/obama-begins-day-in-austin-whats-on-tap/ngchQ/


47 posted on 07/11/2014 7:38:55 AM PDT by deport
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48 posted on 07/11/2014 7:49:12 AM PDT by deport
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To: Blood of Tyrants

If I was the P I would have enough common sense to make one of my “helpers” stand in line so when I got there I would have still obeyed the rules.


49 posted on 07/11/2014 8:05:23 AM PDT by winodog
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Huh??


50 posted on 07/11/2014 8:13:36 AM PDT by itssme
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