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Obama Makes Time for Some Roscoe's Chicken 'n Waffles During Rush Hour L.A. Arrival [ LMAO! ]
Los Angeles Times ^ | Oct 25 2011 | By Lindsay William-Ross

Posted on 10/25/2011 10:42:33 AM PDT by NoLibZone

Sometimes the craving hits--so what if you are the POTUS and the city is on traffic lockdown during their already busy rush hour to accommodate your arrival--and you need some Roscoe's Chicken 'n Waffles. And stop is exactly what President Obama did last night, en route to two pricey fundraisers, with an unscheduled snack break at the Roscoe's in Mid-City on Pico.

So what did Obama order up at the famous L.A. eatery? He reportedly got the No. 9, which is the "Country Boy" (3 wings with choice of waffle, potato salad or French fries).

L.A. Observed has details from the pool reporter:

Pool had to enter from the rear, to see booths full of early-dining families stretching and craning their necks excitedly to watch POTUS, who already was at the counter ordering for himself and nearby aides, including Valerie Jarrett, Jay Carney, David Plouffe and Marvin Nicholson. With him was Representative Karen Bass, the Democrat who represents the area in the House. [...]

POTUS, coatless and shirt sleeves rolled, then walked to one side of the restaurant and greeted the diners in each vinyl-covered booth. After he’d shaken hands and chatted with a young African-American boy who looked to be about 10, and moved on, the boy turned to the white man he was dining with and said, “I’m never going to wash my hand again.” For minutes afterward he continued to hold his left hand aloft, fingers spread, as his eyes followed POTUS around the room as if in wonder.

Obama worked the room, and the pool reporter noted he was making a lot of small talk and signing autographs. Hugs were given, photos were taken. The food was brought out in to-go containers.


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1 posted on 10/25/2011 10:42:43 AM PDT by NoLibZone
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To: NoLibZone

Whites rush to IN and Out.

Blacks rush to Roscoe’s.


2 posted on 10/25/2011 10:43:41 AM PDT by NoLibZone (Democrats are violent. Prisons are overflowing with democrats convicted of violent crimes.)
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To: NoLibZone
Obama Makes Time for Some Roscoe's Chicken 'n Waffles During Rush Hour

Did Dumbo bring anything home to Mooochelle "big bottom" Obama?

3 posted on 10/25/2011 10:47:01 AM PDT by dragonblustar (Allah Ain't So Akbar!)
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To: NoLibZone
...ordering for himself and nearby aides, including Valerie Jarrett, Jay Carney, David Plouffe and Marvin Nicholson.

Gosh, he brought the whole circus with him.

4 posted on 10/25/2011 10:47:16 AM PDT by mojito
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To: NoLibZone

Does anyone believe that the Kobe Beef in Chief was really jonesing for chicken n’ waffles? This wreaks of pandering to the sagging black base.


5 posted on 10/25/2011 10:49:37 AM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: NoLibZone
Funny,how it's perfectly fine for the press to be permitted at this venue,but then were denied access later that evening at that "pricey fundraiser" that took in over 30 grand a person,complete with useless idiots like Melanie Griffith,Eva Longoria and Magic Johnson.

Oh,but,we're too stupid to notice anything like that.
6 posted on 10/25/2011 10:49:51 AM PDT by gimme1ibertee ("Criticism......brings attention to an unhealthy state of things"-Winston Churchill)
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To: NoLibZone
Not greasy unhealhty fried chicken?

Where's the tofu and bean sprouts!

Do as Michelle says, not as I do.

7 posted on 10/25/2011 10:49:50 AM PDT by TexasCajun (Fast & Furious , Solyndra & Light Squared would be enough to impeach any White President !!)
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To: NoLibZone
Hugs were given

I'm not gonna ask who dunnit.

8 posted on 10/25/2011 10:50:38 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: NoLibZone

Sure tastes a whole lot better when we taxpayers are picking up the tab. How much did we tip them too?
Of course we’re just happy to spread the wealth as our patriotic duty.


9 posted on 10/25/2011 10:50:56 AM PDT by tflabo (Restore the Republic)
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To: NoLibZone

“...an unscheduled snack break at the Roscoe’s ..”

impromptu?? Hardly. That place would have been well vetted and the Secret Service in place well before his arrival, IMO.


10 posted on 10/25/2011 10:51:59 AM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-Qaeda" and its allies.)
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To: NoLibZone

“...an unscheduled snack break at the Roscoe’s ..”

impromptu?? Hardly. That place would have been well vetted and the Secret Service in place well before his arrival, IMO.


11 posted on 10/25/2011 10:52:33 AM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-Qaeda" and its allies.)
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To: NoLibZone
Not greasy unhealthy fried chicken?

Where's the tofu and bean sprouts!

Do as Michelle says, not as I do.

12 posted on 10/25/2011 10:52:40 AM PDT by TexasCajun (Fast & Furious , Solyndra & Light Squared would be enough to impeach any White President !!)
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To: NoLibZone
He reportedly got the No. 9, which is the "Country Boy"

Thats racist!

13 posted on 10/25/2011 10:54:20 AM PDT by tflabo (Restore the Republic)
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To: NoLibZone

Roscoe’s Chicken ‘n Waffles.Sounds like a place on the Amos&Andy tv program.


14 posted on 10/25/2011 10:55:21 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: NoLibZone
"Country Boy"

1) A possible racist chicken preparation
2) Birther: "Which COUNTRY you from, BOY?"

15 posted on 10/25/2011 10:55:21 AM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all......)
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To: NoLibZone

I like chicken. I like waffles. BUT, what in the hell is Chicken ‘n Waffles doing on the same plate???

It this a new health food?? The thought of it makes me want to puke.


16 posted on 10/25/2011 10:56:27 AM PDT by Gator113 (~ Just livin' life~........ leaning heavy for Newt 2012)
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To: NoLibZone

Since when does chicken go with waffles?? Uck!!


17 posted on 10/25/2011 10:56:37 AM PDT by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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To: NoLibZone

The kid shakes hands with his left hand?


18 posted on 10/25/2011 10:56:37 AM PDT by EggsAckley ( There's an Ethiopian in the fuel supply ! !)
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To: NoLibZone
If Herman Cain popped into Roscoe's for some fried chicken and waffles, the NY Times would publish another opinion piece about him playing the part of a Steppin Fetchit minstral for the amusement of white folk.

And soul brother Lawrence O'Donnell would say he wasn't black enough because he didn't order the collard greens.

19 posted on 10/25/2011 10:56:37 AM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

Exactly. Just another photo op for the compliant media, trying to portray Obama as a down-home regular guy. The food was likely taken back to the bus and cast aside as they headed to the gourmet catered meal at the event.


20 posted on 10/25/2011 10:57:39 AM PDT by tjd1454
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To: Lazlo in PA

” the sagging black base.”

Speaking of “the sagging black base”, where was the lovely Mrs. Obama?


21 posted on 10/25/2011 11:01:16 AM PDT by Batman11 (Obama's poll numbers are so low the Kenyans are claiming he was born in the USA!)
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To: dragonblustar
Photobucket He bought her a new hat....
22 posted on 10/25/2011 11:01:53 AM PDT by baddog 219
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To: NoLibZone

Next up...an overnight stay in one of LA’s finer section 8 housing facilities!


23 posted on 10/25/2011 11:02:54 AM PDT by albie
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To: KosmicKitty

Chiken and waffle is a country classic. The chicken is shredded or torn and cooked in gravy then poured over waffles. It’s hearty and filling and inexpensive. By the way, I’m Spanish and Italian and I know my way around a kitchen.


24 posted on 10/25/2011 11:08:28 AM PDT by trimom
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To: KosmicKitty

I thought the same thing...see post 16.

Then I looked it up on Google...... I’t a real dish. LOL

So I’m thinking of creating a new dish.

Crab stuffed pancakes with strawberries topped with whipped cream and garnished with anchovies and salmon lips and livers. While it sounds bad, I’ll bet some folks would actually eat that stuff.

If I can convince the Chinese that my dish will help them with their love life, I’ll make millions.


25 posted on 10/25/2011 11:10:21 AM PDT by Gator113 (~ Just livin' life~........ leaning heavy for Newt 2012)
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To: KosmicKitty; Gator113
Fried chicken and waffles is a time honored African-American dish. Bobby Flay did a throwdown on it.

I think the takeaway here is Barry flouting Michelle's healthy food initiative. Plus, it's amazing he feels the need to pander to his African-American base. I guarondamntee you he didn't grow up in Hawaii eating chicken and waffles.

26 posted on 10/25/2011 11:11:11 AM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: baddog 219

LOL!!!


27 posted on 10/25/2011 11:13:55 AM PDT by hsalaw
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To: colorado tanker

Plus, it’s amazing he feels the need to pander to his African-American base.


But he’s not an african american. He’s an arab.


28 posted on 10/25/2011 11:16:08 AM PDT by maine yankee (I got my Governor at 'Marden's')
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To: NoLibZone

Don’t begrudge the man eating...everyone has to eat. But he should be chowing down on brain food on a daily basis, not this swill.

SNL had a funny bit on Bill Clinton’s eating habits during his administration. Stopped watching that show years ago. Have they done one on B.O., or is that too racist?


29 posted on 10/25/2011 11:16:54 AM PDT by Bed_Zeppelin
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To: baddog 219
"Hold my calls!..."
30 posted on 10/25/2011 11:27:19 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: baddog 219

31 posted on 10/25/2011 11:30:06 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: tflabo; NoLibZone; maggief; onyx; penelopesire; SE Mom; Liz

Drudge front page:

Obama bans photogs at ritzy LA fundraisers — but allows them in at chicken shack stop...

...Freezes local reporters out of SF event

http://drudgereport.com/

Typical arrogant, doublespeak LIAR!


32 posted on 10/25/2011 11:31:47 AM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: NoLibZone

Issuing a sharp denial through press secretary Carney that he was “pandering to his base,’ Obama went on to say, “Dat sho am good cheekken!”


33 posted on 10/25/2011 11:35:17 AM PDT by tumblindice (Don't tread on me)
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To: STARWISE

“L.A. Observed has details from the pool reporter:

Pool had to enter from the rear,...”

Obama’s lap dancing media having to come in the back door too...rotflol!!

What a bunch of spineless cowards!


34 posted on 10/25/2011 11:51:45 AM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR A SPECIAL PROSECUTOR!)
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35 posted on 10/25/2011 11:53:17 AM PDT by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list)
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To: STARWISE

Yet another thought occured to me with this snippet:

“L.A. Observed has details from the pool reporter:

Pool had to enter from the rear,...”

Let’s see...Obama is ‘leading from the rear’ and the reporters are ‘reporting from the rear’...

Who in the hell is giving the orders?


36 posted on 10/25/2011 11:54:38 AM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR A SPECIAL PROSECUTOR!)
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To: trimom
Chiken and waffle is a country classic. The chicken is shredded or torn and cooked in gravy then poured over waffles. It’s hearty and filling and inexpensive.

That's the way it's prepared in PA Dutch country. We had it a lot when I was a kid. The first time I mentioned having it to my midwestern wife, she sarcastically said maybe we should have fish and pancakes.

37 posted on 10/25/2011 11:54:38 AM PDT by Second Amendment First ("Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not..." - Thomas Jefferson.)
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To: baddog 219

LOL—And she’s in Chicago today promoting healthy eating in the “food deserts” in certain areas of the city.

And I agree-I would rather see what went on at the big fundraiser....


38 posted on 10/25/2011 11:58:16 AM PDT by Fu-fu2
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To: All

More ‘rear’ observations:

“L.A. Observed has details from the pool reporter:

Pool had to enter from the rear,...”

Obama is ‘leading from the rear’
Reporters are ‘reporting from the rear’
Gaddaffi was ‘sodomized in the rear’

and the American people’s wallets are ‘being stolen from their rears’

Just another day in Obama’s ‘Hate and Change’ America!


39 posted on 10/25/2011 11:59:49 AM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR A SPECIAL PROSECUTOR!)
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To: SERKIT; NoLibZone
"Country Boy"

1) A possible racist chicken preparation

Only if served with watermelon for dessert.

40 posted on 10/25/2011 12:06:00 PM PDT by Disambiguator
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To: KosmicKitty

An L.A. thing.


41 posted on 10/25/2011 12:11:40 PM PDT by oldsicilian
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To: NoLibZone
He reportedly got the No. 9, which is the "Country Boy" (3 wings with choice of waffle, potato salad or French fries).

I'll bet those were left wings too.

42 posted on 10/25/2011 12:12:14 PM PDT by Malone LaVeigh
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To: Second Amendment First
"Chiken and waffle is a country classic. The chicken is shredded or torn and cooked in gravy then poured over waffles. It’s hearty and filling and inexpensive."

"That's the way it's prepared in PA Dutch country. We had it a lot when I was a kid."

That describes the traditional southern "chicken and biscuits" (by the way, there is a reference to it in the stage version of the musical "Hairspray" - it's Edna's craving for this dish that leads her to visit North Ave (a traditionally african-american section of Baltimore), where she sees Tracey). I don't see how it defers in any substantive way from creamed chipped-beef on toast, except that waffles catch more of the gravy.

However, judging by Roscoe's menu (see: http://www.roscoeschickenandwaffles.com/) the Country Boy is fried chicken with a choice of a side (waffle or potato salad or French Fries). The waffle is simply a starch side dish - not all that unlike a biscuit or cornbread (other traditional southern accompaniments to fried chicken).

43 posted on 10/25/2011 1:09:07 PM PDT by In Maryland ("If stupidity got us into this mess, why can't it get us out?" - Mark Twain)
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To: Lazlo in PA

Give him a break. He is just practicing being “black” for the election.


44 posted on 10/25/2011 1:09:57 PM PDT by W1somoveon
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To: In Maryland
Make that: "That describes the traditional southern "chicken and waffles ...
45 posted on 10/25/2011 1:11:34 PM PDT by In Maryland ("If stupidity got us into this mess, why can't it get us out?" - Mark Twain)
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To: W1somoveon
He is just practicing being “black” for the election.

Then he missed the best part of that photo op...

46 posted on 10/25/2011 1:38:26 PM PDT by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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To: STARWISE

EXACTLY - JUST LIKE YOU SAID “Typical arrogant, doublespeak LIAR!”


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48 posted on 10/25/2011 1:45:04 PM PDT by onyx (You're here on FR, so support it! Compiling New Sarah Ping List. Let me know if you want on it.)
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To: colorado tanker

This white guy likes many of the foods that, historically, Blacks seem to have as favorites, but I had never heard of that one. LOL

I agree with your take on this ‘love me, I’m Black’ crap.


49 posted on 10/25/2011 1:52:35 PM PDT by Gator113 (~ Just livin' life~........ leaning heavy for Newt 2012)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

No Moochelle in sight. Time to chow down on fried food!


50 posted on 10/25/2011 2:40:30 PM PDT by colorado tanker
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