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  • Oh my, if looks could...check Bill Clinton photo on Drudge!

    08/16/2015 6:23:43 PM PDT · by SE Mom · 192 replies
    DRUDGE ^ | August 16, 2015
    Wow, if ever there was a photo begging for captions... Just look at Bill Clinton talking with the president on the golf course.
  • President Obama and Bill Clinton play golf together at Martha's Vineyard

    08/15/2015 8:16:16 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 33 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 5 August 2015
    President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton played golf together on Saturday ahead of an evening birthday celebration for a mutual friend - the Washington power broker Vernon Jordan. Jordan, who is turning 80, and former US Trade Representative Ron Kirk rounded out the golf foursome at Farm Neck Golf Club in Oak Bluffs on Martha's Vineyard. Obama has spent much of the past week on the golf course as he vacations with his family on the Massachusetts island.
  • Pres. Obama Plays Golf With Bill Clinton on Martha’s Vineyard [While spouse is under investigation]

    08/16/2015 6:46:33 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 27 replies
    TIME ^ | 08/15/2015 | Josh Lederman/AP
    (OAK BLUFFS, Mass.) — America’s two foremost Democratic couples — the Obamas and the Clintons — mingled on Saturday as politics mixed with summer repose on swanky Martha’s Vineyard. President Barack Obama, halfway through his annual two-week getaway on the Massachusetts island, teed off in the afternoon with former President Bill Clinton, trading compliments on the first hole. Later in the day, both presidents were to join Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton at another Democratic luminary’s birthday party. “Good!” said a spry-looking Clinton, donning light blue pants and a dark shirt, after Obama made his putt on the first...
  • JOHN BOEHNER: The Very Best DemocRAT Speaker Ever!

    08/05/2015 2:15:14 PM PDT · by Fiddlstix · 89 replies
    Various | 8/05/2015 | Fiddlstix
    <p>Posted Here And Add Your Own Input. Let's Get The Alcoholic Crybaby Once And For All!</p> <p>With An Article About Boehner Please Ping This Thread. Let's Make This A Concerted Effort To Bring The Clown Down!</p> <p>Boehner IS A Crooked, Back Stabbing Drunk Who Goes On Crying Jags!</p>
  • Boehner on Why He Can’t Golf with Obama: ‘Everybody Gets Bent Out of Shape (truncated)

    07/30/2015 10:05:33 AM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 15 replies
    Breitbart TV ^ | 7-30-2015 | Trent Baker
    The Golf Channel is promoting Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) appearing on the show “Feherty” on August 3, where he will be discussing the importance of golf in his life, which brings him to tears. Boehner says that President Barack Obama wants to go golfing with him, but they cannot golf together “because everybody gets bent out of shape worried about what we are up to, when all we are really want to do is just play golf.”
  • Boehner: Dang it, I can’t play golf with Obama anymore because ‘everybody gets bent out of shape’

    07/30/2015 9:46:45 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 34 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/30/15 | Dan Calabrese
    World's smallest violin You people are really something, you know that? You send a regular guy like John Boehner to Washington - a guy who cuts his own grass and irons his own shirts - and all he wants is to be able to play golf with the president in peace. And you # about it, to the point where he’s had to come to the heartbreaking conclusion that hitting the links with Obama just isn’t worth the trouble anymore: “The President has suggested, ‘Hey, do you think it is too much trouble to play golf again?’ ” he said...
  • Why Obama didn’t cancel fundraising despite tragic Charleston shooting

    06/21/2015 2:45:11 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 18 replies
    Washington Post ^ | June 30, 2015 | By David Nakamura
    SAN FRANCISCO — President Obama’s motorcade, 20 vehicles deep, wound through the Highland Park neighborhood Friday in Southern California and stopped at the crest of a small hill. Only the president’s custom black sport-utility vehicle continued, veering up a steeper street until it disappeared. Somewhere out of the view of reporters, Obama got out and entered a makeshift recording studio in the garage of Marc Maron, host of a popular podcast. WTF? That is actually the name of Maron’s show . But it was as good a question as any to ask about why Obama was there to begin with....
  • Obama Planning Weekend Golf Extravaganza

    06/19/2015 8:55:24 AM PDT · by PROCON · 40 replies ^ | June 19, 2015 | Keith Koffler
    Man, the fun never stops. President Obama continues to cast a pall of unseriousness over his presidency, which was already of questionable seriousness, planning a weekend of golf out in California following two days of fundraising on the Left Coast. This just a week after throwing a White House bash for 500 of his closest friends. Meanwhile, his wife is on a taxpayer-funded excursion to Europe where she is promoting health and education overseas while taking in some sights with her daughters and her mother. According to the Washington Examiner, Obama will golf in Palm Springs even amidst drought, a...
  • Stressed Out President Obama Turning to drink? (orders 3 beers before 9:30am)

    03/30/2015 2:24:46 PM PDT · by drewh · 57 replies
    American Thinker Magazine ^ | March 30, 2015 | By Thomas Lifson
    When the news broke Saturday from the White House press pool report accompanying President Obama on his golf outing in the midst of world crisis, I filed it away for possible future developments: On a sunny and beautiful, if chilly morning, the president left the White House residence at 9:30am, wearing a light blue button-up shirt with no tie, a navy blazer and khaki slacks. He waved to the pool but didn’t respond to your pooler’s shouted question about the new Indiana religious freedom law. The president got into Marine One . . . The helicopter was wheels-up to Joint...
  • Party in the Sky: Beer Flows on Air Force One For Fla Golf Trip

    03/30/2015 10:34:18 AM PDT · by QT3.14 · 49 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | March 28, 2015 | Rip Curl
    President Obama tapped taxpayers for a weekend golf trip to Florida -- and merriment flowed aboard Air Force One. The president split a cold and windy D.C. (temps were in the 30s) and jumped aboard the presidential plane with a throng of friends and support aides. Just minutes later, beers were being tapped. A reporter wrote in a press pool report: "You can tell this is a non work trip ... someone forward of the press cabin ordered 3 beers at 9:26 a.m." Saturday's round will be Obama 222nd round of golf as president --and the family has taken some...
  • Reporters refuse Obama's dismissal from golf course, are sent to the 'shed'

    03/28/2015 8:13:56 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 44 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 3-28-2015 | Paul Bedard
    March 28, 2015 Reporters refuse Obama's dismissal from golf course, are sent to the 'shed' By Paul Bedard In its latest attempt to shut down media coverage, the White House Saturday dismissed reporters to their Florida hotel by declaring a news "lid" even though President Obama was just beginning his golf game — but the press pool voted to stay.After a two hour flight, Obama motorcaded to the posh Floridian National Golf Club in Palm City to play a round and also stay.At that point, the pool reporter, Byron Tau of the Wall Street Journal, wrote in his report to...
  • Obama heading for Florida golf vacation

    03/27/2015 6:38:17 PM PDT · by PROCON · 22 replies ^ | March 27, 2015 | Jordan Fabian
    President Obama is fleeing the chilly, damp nation’s capital this weekend for the warmer climes of South Florida. Obama will travel to Palm City, Fla., on Saturday and return to Washington on Sunday. The White House has not revealed details of his trip, but local news reports say the president is expected to stay at the Floridian National Golf Club where he will hit the links. The president played a round of golf with Tiger Woods at the course in February 2013. The club’s owner is Jim Crane, a Democratic donor and owner of Major League Baseball’s Houston Astros.
  • Here comes Florida: The president takes another golf weekend

    03/26/2015 6:29:04 AM PDT · by bkopto · 13 replies
    Washington Times ^ | March 25, 2015 | Jennifer Harper
    President Obama is off to the Treasure Coast of Florida this weekend, specifically Palm City. The local press is attentive, reporting that Mr. Obama will play a few rounds at the Floridian National Golf Club. Yeah, well. Rather than prattle on about the cost of operating Air Force One ($206,000 an hour), here’s the description of the course, just for the heck of it. “This stunning, yet formidable Par 71 will certainly impress. At 7,114 yards, the 18-hole course offers perfectly manicured rolling fairways and greens, demanding hazards, breathtaking views of the St. Lucie River, and is surrounded by natural...
  • A VERY expensive getaway: Obama family's separate weekend trips cost at least $2.5 million

    02/17/2015 6:33:28 AM PST · by COUNTrecount · 30 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | February 17, 2015 | Darren Boyle
    A VERY expensive getaway: Obama family's separate weekend trips cost at least $2.5 million (...and why did Barack spend Valentine's golfing in California while Michelle went skiing in Colorado?) President Barack Obama flew to California for a fundraiser and a speech He then spent the next three days playing golf at an exclusive resort At the same time Michelle Obama and Malia and Sasha were skiing in Aspen, Colorado New figures show that Air Force One costs $228,288 per hour to run As a result, the ten-hour return trip to California would cost almost $2.3m It is estimated that Mrs...
  • Obama Statement on Jewish Attacks: “Fore!”

    02/16/2015 4:55:02 AM PST · by Kaslin · 10 replies ^ | February 16, 2015 | John Ransom
    Don’t expect the White House to call the shootings in Copenhagen by Omar Abdel Hamid El-Hussein, who attacked a Jewish synagogue, a hate crime. Police in Demark later gunned down el-Hussein, the newest “lone wolf” Islamic terrorist to attack Jews in Europe, after he killed two people. The attack was related to last month’s Charlie Hebdo shooting in Paris where Islamic assassins gunned down people who dared caricature Islam’s prophet of Doom, Mohammed.In a statement about the Copenhagen attack Obama had this to say: “Fore!”And don’t expect that he’ll say much more on it. That’s because Obama stayed on the...
  • Obama Golf Goof Shows Narcissism And Disdain For Military

    12/30/2014 4:00:57 PM PST · by raptor22 · 63 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | December 30, 2014 | IBD EDITORIALS
    Leadership: An Army couple is told to move their wedding from the 16th tee of a golf course so President Obama can play through. Is it any wonder that his approval rating among the military is at a record low? Just 15% of active-duty service members gave their commander in chief a thumbs-up in the most recent Military Times survey, with 55% saying they disapproved of the job that President Obama is doing. It certainly didn't help his image when two Army captains were told hours before their wedding that they had to move it so Obama could play through...
  • Obama Kills Day 9 on Golf Course

    12/29/2014 7:32:09 AM PST · by Kaslin · 12 replies ^ | December 29, 2014 | John Ransom
    On Day Number 9 of National Lampoon’s Obama Vacation we lowered the flag in Afghanistan; five people were stabbed at a restaurant near the White House and; the NYC police commissioner William Bratton conceded that police in the country feel like they are under attack by the White House. “They really do feel under attack, rank-and-file officers and much of American police leadership, that they feel they’re under attack from the federal government at the highest levels,” Bratton said on Meet the Press on Sunday. That’s because they are under attack... just like the rest of us are. It’s all...
  • Soldiers Relocate Wedding to Accommodate Obama's Golf Game [Link Only]

    12/29/2014 7:43:58 AM PST · by C19fan · 16 replies
    Bloomberg [Link Only] ^ | December 29, 2014 | Michael C Bender
  • Obama tees off in Hawaii with Malaysian leader

    12/25/2014 4:50:59 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 27 replies
    UT San Diego ^ | 12/24/14 | JOSH LEDERMAN and CATHY BUSSEWITZ
    .....vacationing this week in Oahu, Obama and Najib teed off Wednesday on a cloudy but balmy afternoon at a Marine Corps base, not far from where Obama is renting a home for his two-week stay. The two leaders seemed at ease together, smiling and laughing in casual clothes as they sized up their shots.
  • Fore! AP Disses Obama – Says He Went to Doctor Today Because “Rain Kept Him Off the Golf Course”

    12/06/2014 10:38:26 PM PST · by Nachum · 43 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 12/6/14 | Jim Hoft
        Fore!Every once in a while the truth slips out…The AP reported that Obama went to see the doctor today because the rain kept him off the golf course “where he spends most Saturdays.” Acid reflux is caused when the contents of the stomach flow back up the esophagus, causing heartburn and other symptoms. Treatments include avoiding certain foods and using over-the-counter or prescription medications, including antacids.White House press secretary Josh Earnest said Jackson suggested that Obama have the diagnostic test done on Saturday afternoon because the president had free time in his schedule. Rain kept Obama off...
  • Is This The Real Reason Obama Announced the Order in Vegas?

    11/22/2014 10:39:33 AM PST · by Hoodat · 15 replies
    White House Dossier ^ | 22 Nov 2014 | Keith Koffler
    President Obama today is playing golf at the Shadow Creek golf club in North Las Vegas, reputed to be the nicest golf course in Vegas. It’s 55 degrees and mostly sunny. At 44 degrees, it’s a little too cold today in the Washington area for a comfortable round. This is the 47th time he’s played this year and the 204th outing of his presidency.
  • Obama Playing Golf in 50-degree Weather

    11/08/2014 6:52:12 PM PST · by Libloather · 44 replies
    White House Dossier ^ | 11/08/14 | Keith Koffler
    **SNIP** President Obama is playing golf today with a few of his usual crew of younger White House aides. It’s the 46th time he’s played this year and the 203rd of his presidency.
  • POTUS Fires Back At Michael Jordan Over Golf Game Remarks

    11/05/2014 8:37:26 AM PST · by maggief · 92 replies
    CBS ^ | November 5, 2014 | Evan Jankens
    EXCERPT According to “But there is no doubt that Michael is a better golfer than I am. Of course, if I was playing twice a day for the last 15 years, then that might not be the case. “He might want to spend more time thinking about the Bobcats — or the Hornets,” Obama finished.
  • Video: Michael Jordan calls Barack Obama a sh---- golfer

    10/30/2014 8:50:22 PM PDT · by gusopol3 · 13 replies
    CBS Sports ^ | October 30, 2014 | Kyle Porter
    Michael Jordan was interviewed by Ahmad Rashad recently. Rashad asked Jordan who his dream foursome would include, and Jordan said President Barack Obama isn't getting an invite. "I've never played with Obama but I would," said Jordan. "But no, that's okay, I'd take him out. He's a hack, it would be all day playing with him."
  • After Golfing, Obama Holds Late Ebola Meeting - Guess Who Missed It (Again)!

    10/19/2014 6:43:39 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 34 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 10/19/2014 | Tyler Durden
    Given the pressure to act and apparent urgency to calm the public over the Ebola pandemic, it is likely no surprise to hear that President Obama decided to play a quick round of golf (for 5 hours) Saturday morning before arranging a late evening meeting convening "members of his national security and public health teams to update him on the response to the domestic Ebola cases," according to The Daily News. "The meeting concluded with a discussion of broader steps to increase the preparedness of our health sector nationwide," which one would imagine the newly appointed Ebola Czar would...
  • White House PR Machine, Lawyers Attend Obama’s Urgent Saturday Night Ebola Meeting

    10/19/2014 10:53:02 AM PDT · by Nachum · 41 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 10/19/14 | Kristinn Taylor
    President Barack Obama convened a surprise meeting Saturday night on Ebola. The White House meeting of top officials and advisors took place after Obama played golf in the afternoon at Ft. Belvoir, Virginia with ESPN host Tony Kornheiser. The urgent Ebola meeting came as Obama chided Americans in his weekly Saturday address for being concerned over three cases of Ebola when thousands are killed by the flu every year. In a ‘who are you going to believe, me or your own lying eyes’ moment, Obama told the nation there is not an Ebola outbreak in Dallas, but that there may...
  • Obama Golfs For 4 Hours, 40 Minutes On Saturday, Then Holds Nighttime Ebola Meeting--Which...

    10/19/2014 5:47:50 AM PDT · by PROCON · 82 replies
    breitbart ^ | Oct. 18, 2014 | Matthew Boyle
    President Barack Obama’s new Ebola "czar" Ron Klain has skipped another White House meeting on the Ebola crisis, a readout of who attended a Saturday meeting with Obama shows. Obama held the Ebola meeting after spending four hours and 40 minutes on the golf course at Fort Belvoir, according to the White House press pool report from the New York Daily News' Dan Friedman. “The President on Saturday evening convened members of his national security and public health teams to update him on the response to the domestic Ebola cases,” the White House said in an email blast Saturday evening....
  • Obama Has Spent More Time Playing Golf Than In Intel Briefings

    09/30/2014 10:21:59 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 11 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | September 30, 2014 | by NEIL MUNRO
    President Barack Obama has spent more time golfing than he has spent listening to daily intelligence briefings. The Daily Caller has calculated that he’s spent almost 700 hours in 875 “Presidential Daily Briefings” since 2009. But he’s also spent roughly 800 hours on almost 200 golf trips since his first inauguration.
  • President Obama Rejected From Top NY Golf Courses Over Labor Day Weekend: Sources

    09/10/2014 4:00:30 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 40 replies
    NBC ^ | 9/9/14 | Jonathan Dienst
    ....Obama was turned down at several top golf courses in Westchester while he was visiting the area over Labor Day weekend, sources tell NBC 4 New York. The Trump National Golf Club, the Winged Foot and Willow Ridge were among some of the elite courses that rebuffed the president's request to tee off there, according to several sources who were told about the president's advance team's calls to the club managers.
  • Obama Apologizes for Going Golfing, Then Goes Golfing

    09/08/2014 8:24:48 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | 09/08/2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    As a dog returns to its vomit, so Washington’s pro golfer returns to doing what he does best; failing at golf as badly as he fails at everything else. Transcript via Meet the Press:CHUCK TODD: I got to ask, so– so during that vacation, you made the statement on Foley. You went and golfed. Do you– do you want that back?PRESIDENT OBAMA: You know, it is always a challenge when you’re supposed to be on vacation. Because you’re followed everywhere. And part of what I’d love is a vacation from—CHUCK TODD: Yeah, you want to–PRESIDENT OBAMA: –the– the press and–...
  • obama logo updated

    08/24/2014 4:10:45 PM PDT · by Atomic Vomit · 52 replies
    self | 8/24/14 | atomic Vomit
    In the name of accuracy I re-did the obama logo to more properly reflect reality.Please feel free to share!
  • Obama joins long line of vacationing presidents

    08/24/2014 9:48:51 AM PDT · by FreeAtlanta · 44 replies
    CBSNEWS.COM ^ | August 22, 2014, 6:58 AM | CBS
    No president ever enjoys a carefree vacation. Global hot spots and domestic problems frequently intrude. That's unquestionably true this year, as President Obama spends downtime on Martha's Vineyard. Through it all though, Mr. Obama,
  • The Golf Address [Usually noxious Dowd slams Obama]

    08/23/2014 6:12:40 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 51 replies
    NY TIMES ^ | 8/23/14 | Maureen Dowd
    FORE! Score? And seven trillion rounds ago, our forecaddies brought forth on this continent a new playground, conceived by Robert Trent Jones, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal when it comes to spending as much time on the links as possible — even when it seems totally inappropriate, like moments after making a solemn statement condemning the grisly murder of a 40-year-old American journalist beheaded by ISIL. I know reporters didn’t get a chance to ask questions, but I had to bounce. I had a 1 p.m. tee time at Vineyard Golf Club with Alonzo...
  • Remember When President Bush Gave Up Golf?

    08/22/2014 11:41:13 AM PDT · by Innovative · 17 replies
    Townhall ^ | Aug 23, 2011 | Katie Pavlich
    “I don’t want some mom whose son may have recently died to see the commander-in-chief playing golf,” Bush said. “I feel I owe it to the families to be in solidarity as best as I can with them.” “And I think playing golf during a war just sends the wrong message,” Bush said.
  • Obama returns to golf course after condemning ISIS

    08/20/2014 11:58:02 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 32 replies
    The Hill ^ | 8/20/14 | Justin Sink
    Shortly after delivering a statement denouncing the execution of American journalist James Foley by Islamist militants in Iraq, President Obama hit the golf course on Wednesday. Obama completed the statement at a school in Martha’s Vineyard where he is vacationing, before arriving minutes later at a local golf club. The president planned to play a round with former Miami Heat star Alonzo Mourning, private equity investor Glenn Hutchins, and longtime friend Cy Walker‎, according to the White House.
  • Obama: ‘ISIL Speaks for No Religion,’ Global Effort Should ‘Extract This Cancer (shortened)

    08/20/2014 10:29:07 AM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 71 replies
    PJ Tatler ^ | 8-20-2014 | Bridget Johnson
    President Obama condemned the beheading of journalist James Foley and ISIS in a strongly worded statement to reporters moments ago, but didn’t offer specifics on how the U.S. would react policy-wise to ISIS killing Americans. “Today, the entire world is appalled by the brutal murder of Jim Foley by the terrorist group, ISIL. Jim was a journalist, a son, a brother, and a friend. He reported from difficult and dangerous places, bearing witness to the lives of people a world away,” Obama said from Martha’s Vineyard. (snip) “Let’s be clear about ISIL. They have rampaged across cities and villages, killing...
  • Obama, Reggie Love and pals take in round of birthday golf

    08/03/2014 9:15:32 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 28 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 8/2/14 | Dave Boyer
    President Obama launched a weekend of birthday celebrations Saturday with a round of golf with 11 other players at Andrews Air Force base in suburban Maryland. Among the president’s playing partners were Greg Orme, a friend who dates all the way back to Mr. Obama’s teenage years in Hawaii, and Reggie Love, the president’s former personal assistant.
  • Obama Kicks off Birthday Weekend Golfing With Pals

    08/03/2014 9:05:12 AM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 37 replies
    ABC ^ | August 2 2014 | JOSH LEDERMAN
    President Barack Obama opened his birthday weekend on Saturday with a round of golf with friends before escaping to the Maryland mountains.
  • Pool Report: Burning World Can't Keep Obama Off Golf Course

    08/02/2014 8:15:37 AM PDT · by kristinn · 26 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Saturday, August 2, 2014 | John Nolte
    SNIP From the pool report (received via email): WH says there are 12 golfers taking part in POTUS pre-birthday golf outing. Before departing, pool spotted Reggie Love and Marvin Nicholson and many sets of golf clubs. POTUS foursome includes Greg Orme Bobby Titcomb Mike Ramos Arrived at base 8:35 am. Pool holding at Starbucks. Nice weather for golf so far: 66 and cloudy but 40 percent chance of rain.
  • Has Obama 'checked out' early? Critics point to 81 rounds of golf, mansion hunting in 2nd term

    07/28/2014 8:37:54 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 59 replies
    Post Standard, Syracuse, New York ^ | on July 28, 2014 at 11:11 AM | By Ben Axelson |
    Days spent on the links, fundraisers with celebrities and house hunting have raised questions about whether President Barack Obama has "checked out" before his term is up.... Obama has already played 81 rounds of golf in the 628 days since his 2012 re-election—as many as he played in his entire first term, according to an analysis of his schedule.... By comparison, Obama's predecessor George W. Bush only played 24 rounds of golf in the first 34 months of his presidency....Bush stopped playing golf in 2003 because he didn't want to be seen as taking the war lightly. Obama has also...
  • Barack Obama Golfs While the Middle East Burns

    06/16/2014 4:25:44 PM PDT · by kristinn · 44 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | Monday, June 16, 2014 | Byron York
    Last weekend Barack Obama played his 175th and 176th rounds of golf as president. He played first at Sunnylands, the famously private course on the Rancho Mirage, California estate of the late billionaire Walter Annenberg. Obama next played at Porcupine Creek, the equally private course on the nearby estate of the very-much-alive tech billionaire Larry Ellison. The White House said Obama received regular briefings on the worsening crisis in Iraq during his golf weekend. "The president directed [National Security Adviser Susan Rice] to continue to keep him apprised of the latest developments," said spokesman Josh Earnest, "as his national security...
  • Amid Foreign and Domestic Crises, Obama Plans to Fundraise and Golf This Weekend

    06/13/2014 12:29:17 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 33 replies ^ | June 13, 2014 | Leah Barkoukis
    The Iraqi government is pleading for help from the U.S. as ISIS militants close in on Baghdad; Syria is still in the grips of war; veterans are dying from long wait times at the VA; and we’ve got a humanitarian crisis going on at the Southwest border. With all this at the forefront, you’d think the president would work tirelessly to address these problems. Alas, he’ll be doing what he does best this weekend: fundraising and golfing. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama should land at Palm Springs International Airport at about 6 p.m. Friday, straight from a...
  • When the president golfs 173 times, and attends church just 18 figure it out.

    06/08/2014 7:29:00 AM PDT · by ken5050 · 16 replies
    one man's opinion...
    Dude, he's a Muslim. Period! The only question is will they finally drop the pretense and admit it, or try and hang on with the charade until after he leaves office? The facts, and actions, speak for themselves.
  • Obama Shifts Weekend Golf Game to Elite VA Course

    05/18/2014 3:59:52 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 19 replies
    ABC News ^ | May 17, 2014 | By DARLENE SUPERVILLE - AP
    President Barack Obama departed from his usual golf routine on Saturday by taking his clubs to an exclusive course in Northern Virginia. Obama usually plays his standard weekend golf game at Andrews Air Force Base or at Fort Belvoir in Virginia. But on Saturday the president and his three companions teed off instead at the elite Robert Trent Jones Golf Club on the shores of Lake Manassas in Gainesville, Virginia.
  • Obama Completes Fun-in-the-Sun Weekend

    03/10/2014 2:20:29 PM PDT · by mojito · 14 replies
    White House Dossier ^ | 3/10/2014 | Keith Koffler
    President Obama Sunday returned from yet another golf vacation, this one a two-day excursion to Key Largo with First Lady Michelle Obama. The Obamas stayed at the ritzy Ocean Reef Club, requiring a major security operation to ensure their safety and happiness. “The White House rented several houses in Ocean Reef and security in the community was tight,” according to KeysInfoNet, which said F-16s had to be scrambled a couple of times to escort private planes out of the area. It’s the third vacation of the year for the Obamas, following their annual sojourn in Hawaii in January and separate...
  • Aspen airport shuts down for Michelle Obama ( He vacation golfs in CA )

    02/15/2014 7:36:59 AM PST · by george76 · 37 replies
    NY Post ^ | February 14, 2014 | Emily Smith
    Michelle .. halted private-jet traffic at Aspen airport as she landed for a weekend of skiing while President Obama headed to California. ... Mrs. Obama’s arrival amid tight security was expected to delay the arrival of other wealthy vacationers on private jets at the Colorado ski resort. One source said, “Some of those heading into Aspen were whining that they’re shutting the airport for an hour so nobody can get in on their private jets on a high travel day.” The weather in New York and in Aspen caused further delays ... Aspen airport’s director of aviation, Jim Elwood, declined...
  • Obama's Valentine's Day bachelor golf holiday marks 23rd vacation

    02/15/2014 8:15:02 AM PST · by ColdOne · 13 replies ^ | 2/14/14 | Paul Bedard
    America, you know how to treat a president and his family. With another Presidents' Day bachelor holiday planned by President Obama, this time golfing in California, and Aspen, Colo., resort reporters on the lookout for the annual first lady ski trip this weekend, the taxpayer's tab for the first family's vacations has topped $2.4 million. But that's just the start. That total is just from the skimpy documents detailing travel and security expenses obtained by the public watchdog group Judicial Watch from a handful of first family vacations.
  • Obama golfs with NZ prime minister; visits Punchbowl

    01/03/2014 12:15:32 AM PST · by LeoWindhorse · 10 replies
    Honolulu Star Advertiser ^ | Jan 02, 2014 | Honolulu Star Advertiser staff
    President Barack Obama rounded up a new golf partner today: New Zealand Prime Minister John Key. The two leaders teed off on a sunny and breezy morning at the Kaneohe Klipper course at Marine Corps Base Hawaii. This afternoon, the president visited the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl, where his grandfather and grandmother, who helped raise him, are interred and took his daughters to the Honolulu Zoo in Waikiki. The president also brought Sasha and Malia with him to visit the grave of Madelyn and Stanley Dunham.
  • President tweets, sends get well wishes and golfs

    01/01/2014 7:50:37 PM PST · by LeoWindhorse · 16 replies
    Honolulu Star Advertiser ^ | Jan 01, 2014 | Star-Advertiser staff
    President Obama sent a tweet touting the benefits for his signature federal health care law and, along with first lady Michelle Obama, wished a "speedy recovery" to former first lady Barbara Bush today. Then, the president went golfing at the Mid-Pacific Country Club in Lanikai. [snip] Obama's first putt came within a foot of the hole and he was given a gimme, scoring a two-putt. The president waved to the crowd and said, "Happy new year." Someone in the crowd shouted, "We love you!" And he replied, "I love you back." The group spend a little over five hours on...
  • Another day of vacation, another round of golf for President Obama

    12/29/2013 11:47:39 PM PST · by LeoWindhorse · 10 replies
    Honolulu Star Advertiser ^ | Dec 29, 2013 | Star-Advertiser staff
    President Obama went back to the golf course at Marine Corps Base Hawaii on the ninth day of his annual Christmas vacation.