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Obama visits military base on Christmas (my excerpt highlights golf snippiness)
MSNBC ^ | December 25 | Staff

Posted on 12/27/2008 12:50:29 PM PST by PghBaldy

Comes as he spends a private holiday with his family in Hawaii...With less a month before Obama takes office on Jan. 20, he is taking every step possible to make sure this holiday is as private as possible — something he bemoaned while walking to a driving range last Sunday.

"OK, guys," Obama said, recognizing the photographers snapping pictures. "Come on. ... How many shots do you need?"

(Excerpt) Read more at msnbc.msn.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Hawaii
KEYWORDS: bho202; cicobama; obama; obamatransitionfile
The base visit is highlighted, but with no new news. The golf incident is another in the list of him getting riled at photos being taken.
1 posted on 12/27/2008 12:50:30 PM PST by PghBaldy
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To: PghBaldy

Did MS Obama NBC mention how he was basically ignored by the troops when he visited there, nah I doubt it


2 posted on 12/27/2008 12:53:02 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Sarah Barracuda

I amazed that in he isn’t the President yet and he resigned his Senate seat ... they actually let him on the base.


3 posted on 12/27/2008 12:54:51 PM PST by K-oneTexas (I'm not a judge and there ain't enough of me to be a jury. (Zell Miller, A National Party No More))
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To: PghBaldy

Dear Leader #1 was dissed by the Troops when he “visited” them when they were having their Christmas dinner. They were polite but cold.


4 posted on 12/27/2008 12:56:24 PM PST by Dallas59 (Not My President)
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To: PghBaldy

I saw another thread about this, but nowhere did it mention anything about 0 wishing them a Merry Christmas. Hey, I thought he said he was a Christian.


5 posted on 12/27/2008 12:56:34 PM PST by kitkat (THE DAY WE LOSE OUR WILL TO FIGHT WILL BE THE DAY WE LOSE OUR FREEDOM.)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Jake Tapper was the one who first reported the lack of enthusiasm among the troops. I’ve noticed a couple times that Tapper’s been the one who subtlely found a way to remark on Obama’s shortcomings.


6 posted on 12/27/2008 12:57:32 PM PST by Dawn531
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To: kitkat
Did you hear or read "The One's" Christmas Day address???

I have read it a couple of times and still don't have stinking clue as to what he said.

WTH is a common destiny???

7 posted on 12/27/2008 12:58:40 PM PST by gov_bean_ counter ( Sarah Palin is America's Margaret Thatcher; Obama is America's George Galloway.)
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To: PghBaldy
"OK, guys," Obama said, recognizing the photographers snapping pictures. "Come on. ... How many shots do you need?"

Not even worthy of a Golf Ping.

8 posted on 12/27/2008 1:01:53 PM PST by Zuben Elgenubi
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To: gov_bean_ counter
Did you hear or read "The One's" Christmas Day address???

I didn't. Your stomach is obviously stronger than mine. I think this is going to be like the Clinton years...8 years of frenzied channel switching when the Great One comes on TV.

9 posted on 12/27/2008 1:02:24 PM PST by Felis_irritable (Dirty_Felis_Irritable...)
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To: gov_bean_ counter
... is a common destiny???

Hell in a handbasket.

10 posted on 12/27/2008 1:11:40 PM PST by donna (Don't let the sound of your own wheels drive you crazy.)
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To: PghBaldy
"OK, guys," Obama said, recognizing the photographers snapping pictures. "Come on. ... How many shots do you need?"

The poor guy, he was stuck with the position of President-Elect and life as he knows it is no longer.

Give him his space for crying out loud. /s

11 posted on 12/27/2008 1:11:51 PM PST by EGPWS (Trust in God, Question everyone else)
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To: PghBaldy

Hey he accepted this gig. The only thing I can think to feel happy about is he is going to have to spend lots of time with Michelle.


12 posted on 12/27/2008 1:11:56 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote.)
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To: PghBaldy

Tiger Woods he ain’t ... on or off the course.


13 posted on 12/27/2008 1:14:04 PM PST by RegulatorCountry
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To: Dawn531
"I’ve noticed a couple times that Tapper’s been the one who subtlely found a way to remark on Obama’s shortcomings."

I've made similar comments about Tapper on different threads throughout this election cycle. Jake Tapper has been tough on Republican candidates, but he has also been one the few (perhaps only) journo that has had less than flattering things to say about Obama and his campaign. I guess, as a conservative Republican, that's the best we can hope for - tough on both parties and their candidates

Sadly, Jake Tapper may be the last honest reporter in America.

14 posted on 12/27/2008 1:16:57 PM PST by Big_Monkey
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To: donna
Hell in a handbasket.

National Suicide

15 posted on 12/27/2008 1:18:32 PM PST by SteamShovel (Global Warming, the New Patriotism)
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To: gov_bean_ counter
WTH is a common destiny???

That'd be communism dude...
16 posted on 12/27/2008 1:19:32 PM PST by xmission (www.iwilldefendtheconstitution.com)
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To: Felis_irritable
I think this is going to be like the Clinton years...8 years of frenzied channel switching when the Great One comes on TV.

The purchase of TV remotes is going to spike again just like in the '90's via replacement by wearing out of mute and channel change buttons.

Invest now in remotes and reap. : )

17 posted on 12/27/2008 1:20:41 PM PST by EGPWS (Trust in God, Question everyone else)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

Our Common Destiny With the “Big O” is -

Everything in our lives is to be sacrificed on the altar of “Global Warming” - unless it keeps on freezing up in the world, and then they’ll stress it as “Climate Change” - and then we will be sacrificed on the altar of “Climate Change”.

We will be taxed into oblivion to add to the taxes into oblivion we already pay.

We are sentenced to listening to “Uhbama” for at least four years, and with Acorn a permanent fixture, probably indefinitely. Ditto Nancy Pelosi.

Most likely a dismal economy since that’s what socialists want. Gloom, doom and despair enough for all!

But, we’ll be told in a year that, indeed, “The One” has made the oceans go down one-sixteenth of an inch - and a paid government holiday called “Oceans Going Down Day” will be declared by “Uh”.


18 posted on 12/27/2008 1:20:50 PM PST by Twinkie (TWO WRONGS DON'T MAKE A RIGHT!!!)
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To: PghBaldy

MSNBC doesn’t have a comments section. Gee, I wonder why.


19 posted on 12/27/2008 1:21:30 PM PST by Extremely Extreme Extremist
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To: PghBaldy

“Come on. ... How many shots do you need?”

We need one of you picking your nose sir. Something to justify our big expense accounts to our failing companies.


20 posted on 12/27/2008 1:25:10 PM PST by DManA
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To: Big_Monkey

He is the man. The fact he alone mentioned the lack of enthusiasm of the troops is sad. He is darned fair.


21 posted on 12/27/2008 1:27:40 PM PST by PghBaldy (http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2008/12/23/article-1100584-02DFEFB3000005DC-585_233x423.jpg)
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To: Felis_irritable

I’m trying to find a remote that works on auto....change when it is anything BHO. I can live without him/them.

He appears most uncomfortable as the mixed race president and thin he is! I lose weight when I am troubled and I believe he is troubled by Illinois politics! Smoke, smoke, smoke them cigarettes.


22 posted on 12/27/2008 1:31:01 PM PST by janee (janee)
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To: janee

Has he released his medicals yet?


23 posted on 12/27/2008 1:32:32 PM PST by al baby (Hi mom Mr. Obama, are you aware that Sarah Palin took on her own party’s establishment in Alaska a)
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To: Dallas59
he “visited” them when they were having their Christmas dinner

He farts at funerals, too.

24 posted on 12/27/2008 1:35:06 PM PST by tbpiper
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To: al baby
Has he released his medicals yet?

Yes just as complete as Sarah Palins

25 posted on 12/27/2008 1:38:32 PM PST by MilspecRob (Most people don't act stupid, they really are.)
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To: MilspecRob

Do you have a link? Im not concerned about Mrs. Palins she is not President Elect


26 posted on 12/27/2008 1:45:46 PM PST by al baby (Hi mom Mr. Obama, are you aware that Sarah Palin took on her own party’s establishment in Alaska a)
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To: Dallas59
He wouldn't get a word out of me, except to possibly say, "I'm busy."

When I made a comment at my government office at the local military base about how the thought of O and his brood in the White House made me want to vomit, the liberal in the cubicle next to me said, and I quote, "Nice tolerate attitude."

27 posted on 12/27/2008 1:46:07 PM PST by pctech
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Good for them, I think it will be standard operating procedure, I know it will be from me.


28 posted on 12/27/2008 1:47:13 PM PST by pctech
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To: al baby
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/washington/2008/11/sarah-palin-med.html

The letter from her Dr was released 12 hours before the polls opened.

29 posted on 12/27/2008 2:11:00 PM PST by MilspecRob (Most people don't act stupid, they really are.)
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To: PghBaldy
How nice of the soon to be con-man-der and thief to visit.. Im sure the troops are thilled to know they will soon be fighting for the whims and wishes of UN third world petty dictators and the new world order and not for the interest and people of the evil USA
30 posted on 12/27/2008 2:15:40 PM PST by tophat9000 ( We are "O" so f---ed)
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To: PghBaldy
Obama on Thursday visited Marine Corps Base Hawaii
near his rented vacation home and briefly chatted with enlisted
members who ate turkey, ham and roast beef.


The Marines.
Getting the first and maybe toughest job.
Often in war and, so it seems, in peace!

I'm glad to NOT read about Obama visiting the US Army 25th Infantry.
(I don't know if he has or has NOT visited them.)
My dearly-departed father got the nice assignment of spending a
year in their ranks, standing watch during The Cold War in the
mid-1950s...as a "grey-beard" 26-year old draftee.
(after the US military turned him down TWICE as a teenager! LOL!!!)

If I hear of Obama visiting the 25th, my stomach may churn.
But I suspect my Dad will be spinning in the grave!
31 posted on 12/27/2008 2:26:46 PM PST by VOA
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To: PghBaldy
"OK, guys," Obama said, recognizing the photographers snapping pictures. "Come on. ... How many shots do you need?"

Maybe the little pissant should have considered this before running for President....

32 posted on 12/27/2008 2:54:37 PM PST by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

Death to all you hold dear.


33 posted on 12/27/2008 9:47:58 PM PST by vpintheak (Like a muddied spring or a polluted well is a righteous man who gives way to the wicked. Prov. 25:26)
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To: PghBaldy

Oh, if the paparazzi would treat him like they did Diana!


34 posted on 12/28/2008 4:41:42 AM PST by roxe
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To: kitkat

GREAT point. He is a dimwit.


35 posted on 12/28/2008 5:12:57 AM PST by PghBaldy (http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2008/12/23/article-1100584-02DFEFB3000005DC-585_233x423.jpg)
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