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Obama: Iíll Buy A Chevy Volt After My Presidency Ends
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Posted on 03/01/2012 2:48:04 PM PST by Sub-Driver

Obama: I’ll Buy A Chevy Volt After My Presidency Ends March 1, 2012 5:32 PM

Ever since Barack Obama became president in 2008, he hasn’t been given much chance to drive a car, let alone own one.

But when his presidency ends, Mr. Obama knows exactly what car he wants to buy as his post-presidential ride — a plug-in Chevrolet Volt.

“Five years from now when I’m not president anymore, I’ll buy one and drive it myself,” Obama promised 1,600 auto workers at a United Auto Workers union event in Detroit on Tuesday.

“Yes, that’s right,” he reiterated, accompanied by deafening applause.

Back in July 2010, President Obama visited the Compact Power battery plant in Holland, Michigan, where he was given his first real Volt experience.

A few weeks later, Obama visited General Motor’s Detroit Hamtramck Facility where the Volt is built. He even got a chance to sit behind the wheel of a pre-production Volt and drive it 10 feet — but due to security concerns, didn’t get much further.

“The Secret Service wouldn’t let me drive it. But I liked sitting in it,” The President told the assembled audience. “It was nice. I’ll bet it drives real good.”

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bs; campaignpromise; chevyvolt; goebbelswouldbeproud; obama; obamalies; obamapromises; youlie
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FAIL..........
1 posted on 03/01/2012 2:48:07 PM PST by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

These are the cars that catch fire, right?

Just checking


2 posted on 03/01/2012 2:49:39 PM PST by muir_redwoods (No wonder this administration favors abortion; everything they have done is an abortion)
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To: Sub-Driver

Bullshit. The taxpayers will buy it for him, one way or another.....


3 posted on 03/01/2012 2:52:22 PM PST by tacticalogic ("Oh, bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Let’s all hope that it’s a 2012 model!!!!!


4 posted on 03/01/2012 2:53:21 PM PST by Noob1999 (Loose Lips, Sink Ships)
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To: Sub-Driver
After my reign as Emperor of Earth, I plan on buying a Alfa Romeo 4C GTA, a mansion and a yacht.
5 posted on 03/01/2012 2:55:48 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (You can't invade the US. There'd be a rifle behind every blade of grass.~Admiral Yamamoto)
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To: tacticalogic
I'd gladly chip in to buy him one if he would gracefully exit the white house no later than January 20, 2013. And take his entourage with him.
6 posted on 03/01/2012 2:56:51 PM PST by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Sub-Driver
Obama wants so badly to make his bad decisions good that he's willing to
promise anything and everything he can. Hey Obama your bullshit will not fly
anymore with the American public and you are not BJ-Clinton.

Punk.

7 posted on 03/01/2012 2:57:14 PM PST by MaxMax
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To: Sub-Driver; All

Dear Mr. “President”,

Sheriff Joe says you may be getting a Volt quicker than you think. And a pink ankle bracelet.


8 posted on 03/01/2012 2:58:33 PM PST by CainConservative (Santorum/Huck 2012 w/ Newt, Cain, Palin, Bach, Parker, Watts, Duncan, & Petraeus in the Cabinet)
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To: Sub-Driver; All

9 posted on 03/01/2012 3:00:45 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Sub-Driver

If he’d quit today...I’d buy him one.


10 posted on 03/01/2012 3:02:28 PM PST by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Sub-Driver

Buy it now, you a$$hole, and park it outside our White House. Try to fit your skinny butt, your two kids, and your wife’s very large posterior in it, and then see if you can make it more than 25 miles from home.

What a total jackass!


11 posted on 03/01/2012 3:02:28 PM PST by laweeks
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To: Sub-Driver

I don’t think he can get a drivers license with that fake birth certificate.


12 posted on 03/01/2012 3:02:41 PM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: Sub-Driver; Yehuda
“Five years from now when I’m not president anymore, I’ll buy one and drive it myself,” Obama promised 1,600 auto workers at a United Auto Workers union event in Detroit on Tuesday.

The POS is certainly confident, in an arrogant, narcissistic way. But no matter,

in five years, the Volt will either be the ubiquitous equivalent of the Polska Fiat (government issued POS) or - like America the Beautiful - ancient history.

13 posted on 03/01/2012 3:04:19 PM PST by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: muir_redwoods
"These are the cars that catch fire, right?"

Yes. He should buy two then. One for him, and one for the Mrs.

14 posted on 03/01/2012 3:13:55 PM PST by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: Sub-Driver

Can you get a VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE with a forged
birth certificate? I doubt it. Who at the DMV even knows
who this creep is?


15 posted on 03/01/2012 3:14:01 PM PST by Fireone (Gingrich/West 2012. (did I mention FUBO?))
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To: Sub-Driver

He should put in his order now. His opportunity to drive himself around will hopefully come sooner than he thinks.


16 posted on 03/01/2012 3:20:42 PM PST by SandyInSeattle (Smith & Wesson: The original point and click interface)
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To: Noob1999
Let’s all hope that it’s a 2012 model!!!!!

maybe when the piece of crap conks out after 10 miles a 18 wheeler will run over it.

17 posted on 03/01/2012 3:22:40 PM PST by bikerman (you can take the man out of the jungle but can't take the jungle out of the man)
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To: SandyInSeattle

He probably means that he will buy one for his daughter when she turns 16. He probably doesn’t intend to drive it himself.


18 posted on 03/01/2012 3:22:44 PM PST by Eva
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To: muir_redwoods

I hope he doesn’t plan to stay around until they get that “car” to work.


19 posted on 03/01/2012 3:23:20 PM PST by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Come February, we’ll see. Michelle can drive it on her vacations.


20 posted on 03/01/2012 3:26:05 PM PST by pallis
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

I don’t know that he ever owned a car let alone a driver’s license. While the press always looks at the candidates rides the only mention I’ve ever seen about Bambi’s is when the media talks about The Beast (the car, not the Wookie).


21 posted on 03/01/2012 3:29:43 PM PST by rex regnum insanit (falsus in uno, falsus in omnibus)
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To: Sub-Driver

Five years from now, the only Volts on the market will be used. No way these things are still being built.


22 posted on 03/01/2012 3:31:16 PM PST by lacrew (Mr. Soetoro, we regret to inform you that your race card is over the credit limit.)
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To: Sub-Driver
Can't you just see him and Larry Sinclair putting around and smokin a joint.
23 posted on 03/01/2012 3:31:40 PM PST by jarofants
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To: Sub-Driver

Delivery date: January 21, 2013


24 posted on 03/01/2012 3:34:28 PM PST by doug from upland (Just in case, it has been reserved: www.TheBitchIsBack2012.com)
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To: jarofants
Can't you just see him and Larry Sinclair putting around and smokin a joint.

Smoking each other's what?

25 posted on 03/01/2012 3:34:56 PM PST by laweeks
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To: Sub-Driver

I look forward to him buying one next year. Does GM offer fire insurance on this model, Barry?


26 posted on 03/01/2012 3:35:05 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: lacrew
Five more years of his sorry ass and we might all be walking. Since we can't use our own resources, we can't drill, we can't build new power plants, we can't build a pipeline.

On the other hand, what if everybody just told him to go straight to hell and we do all of it anyway?

F U B O !

27 posted on 03/01/2012 3:37:45 PM PST by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Nice, we have a car salesman in the White House.


28 posted on 03/01/2012 3:39:02 PM PST by oust the louse (The presstitutes think after a few primaries it's over ...Santorum says: GAME ON)
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To: Sub-Driver

NOBODY sell him a fire extinguisher.....


29 posted on 03/01/2012 3:39:34 PM PST by Feckless (I was trained by the US << This Tagline Censored by FR >> ain't that irOnic?)
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To: Sub-Driver

Let’s hope it catches fire!


30 posted on 03/01/2012 3:40:47 PM PST by Doc Savage ("I've shot people I like a lot more,...for a lot less!" Raylan Givins)
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To: Sub-Driver

What happened to the USA that many of us older Americans grew up in, where we Americans if not outright proud of made in America products, we didn’t waste our time tearing them down, just because they were made in USA?

We built our country up instead of finding ways to tear it and us USA citizens down along with it. Politics and politicians and the Parties have connived and figured it all out that it is better to divide us, and sacrifice the USA, than to sacrifice their sorry worthless do-nothing butts.

I find it disheartening to see political discourse actually turn against the nation, instead of turning against those that work to weaken us and tear us down from the outside. The sap sucking self promoting pundits and self interested politicians who constantly create the divide, have become more of a threat to our country than our enemies. Make no mistake they will take and steal our rights to secure their power and our treasury for their cronies.

I received a BS email the other day about the Volt that was total lying political garbage quoting $1.13/kwh that no one in the USA pays. Are there any pro USA Patriots left or have they all become partisan fools?


31 posted on 03/01/2012 3:42:33 PM PST by apoliticalone (Honest govt. that operates in the interest of US sovereignty and the people, not global $$$)
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To: Sub-Driver; fieldmarshaldj; AuH2ORepublican; Impy; GOPsterinMA; randita; Sun; BillyBoy; ...

I hope to see him driving one next year.


32 posted on 03/01/2012 3:43:58 PM PST by Clintonfatigued (A chameleon belongs in a pet store, not the White House)
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To: Clintonfatigued

I hope to see him riding in a paddy wagon and frog marched come next year.


33 posted on 03/01/2012 3:51:35 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj
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To: apoliticalone
"...I find it disheartening to see political discourse actually turn against the nation, instead of turning against those that work to weaken us and tear us down from the outside...

GM is the UAW.

GM took billions of OUR money, used it to pay for union benefits, screwed investors who should have been first in line to get their money back, and funneled money via union dues back to the Democrats that made that money possible. I detest them with a fervency I used to reserve for external enemies.

Our major enemies are INTERNAL and are working hard to weaken us and tear us down from within.

34 posted on 03/01/2012 3:56:12 PM PST by rlmorel ("A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject." Winston Churchill)
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To: tacticalogic

Or GM sill give it to him. He isn’t going to pay shit for anything because he figures it is owed to him.


35 posted on 03/01/2012 4:09:22 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (Never believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied.)
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To: rlmorel

I agree, GM took billions and some who held debt and owned dealerships got screwed and I strongly opposed that.

But you can’t compare the peanuts that GM and UAW received with the crown jewels worth TRILLIONS that the bankster thieves, who with the help of their Fed Reserve cronies, owned politicians and printing presses got, and who will continue to get and have smiled every year for the last 4 years with billions in bonuses that does nothing for our economy.

It’s time Americans start defending the USA economy instead of Parties and politicians and those who bribe them. .

Capitalism was once about risk / reward and about creating real and new industry and productive enterprise. Today it’s about M&A deals and gains for the club of bankers only. The conversion from real capitalism to crony banksterism has led to the decline in the USA and corruption in government. Money buys everything.


36 posted on 03/01/2012 4:23:20 PM PST by apoliticalone (Honest govt. that operates in the interest of US sovereignty and the people, not global $$$)
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To: Blood of Tyrants
Or GM sill give it to him. He isn’t going to pay shit for anything because he figures it is owed to him.

He has a sense of entitlement that manages to encompass Creation.

37 posted on 03/01/2012 4:31:53 PM PST by tacticalogic ("Oh, bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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To: Sub-Driver

He says that because he doesn’t expect his dictatorship to end.


38 posted on 03/01/2012 4:32:11 PM PST by crosshairs (Maranatha!)
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To: rlmorel

Obama means nothing. He needs to be defeated. But neither do the parties mean anything.

The viability and success of the USA means everything to me. We first need a nation that succeeds, and as a priority instead of the politicians that want to succeed.

I prefer living in a nation that has a 100K in 2012 dollars as median income, to one that has all of its income going to thieving NYC bankers who scam the system because they own politicians.

I oppose debt. We have a media that encourages American Idol fools to go into more debt so that the bankers and their media marketing cohorts can take their assets, and then own our public assets when the bubble breaks and they can’t pay. That’s the game plan.

Stay out of debt; buy only what you can afford; and take the propagandizing Hollywood Edward Bernays worshiping media and turn the TV switch off.


39 posted on 03/01/2012 4:39:44 PM PST by apoliticalone (Honest govt. that operates in the interest of US sovereignty and the people, not global $$$)
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To: Sub-Driver

It’ll have to be used and there’ll only be a couple warranty years left on the battery.

i’d prefer he buy a new one.


40 posted on 03/01/2012 4:54:26 PM PST by stylin19a (time to Obamanos)
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To: apoliticalone

That was quite a switch of direction.


41 posted on 03/01/2012 5:00:41 PM PST by rlmorel ("A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject." Winston Churchill)
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To: Sub-Driver

42 posted on 03/01/2012 5:02:47 PM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas gerit ;-{)
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To: rlmorel

RL.....My direction has always been USA FIRST and always. I’ve served, and I’ve seen the best of the USA as well as the worst after 9-11. Politics have become the least of my priorities.

We have a nation that has been corrupted and stolen by the lobbyists and the few. I support accountability and responsibility and the ethics of the golden rule and the rest and Parties be damned. God Bless the USA and XXXX the pols that would shaft us.


43 posted on 03/01/2012 5:24:54 PM PST by apoliticalone (Honest govt. that operates in the interest of US sovereignty and the people, not global $$$)
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To: apoliticalone

I think where you and I might disagree is on what is “American”, both in values and in form.

This article was about Barack Obama and his love of the GM made Volt.

Barack Obama no more shares the values of America than Hugo Chavez does, and neither does GM in the same way Citgo doesn’t.


44 posted on 03/01/2012 5:41:38 PM PST by rlmorel ("A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject." Winston Churchill)
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To: Sub-Driver

What is it about dictators and their pet cars?

45 posted on 03/01/2012 5:48:13 PM PST by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: Sub-Driver

So he’ll be driving one of these fire hazards around Chicago this time next year?


46 posted on 03/01/2012 6:07:04 PM PST by al_c (http://www.blowoutcongress.com)
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To: apoliticalone

By the way, that last post was with respect to where I thought we disagreed was this article, not in general terms. I don’t know you or your posting history well enough to come to that conclusion.

So, it wasn’t meant as disrespect.


47 posted on 03/01/2012 6:20:24 PM PST by rlmorel ("A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject." Winston Churchill)
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To: Sub-Driver

Who gives a shit?


48 posted on 03/01/2012 6:24:54 PM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: Sub-Driver
Clown car for the buffoon.

I’ll bet it drives real good.

The smartest man in the universe sounds illiterate.

49 posted on 03/01/2012 6:28:44 PM PST by Borax Queen
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To: Clintonfatigued

It should be on order already so it will be ready in November.


50 posted on 03/01/2012 6:32:17 PM PST by ExTexasRedhead
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