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Obama Plays Eighth Round of Golf Since Oil Spill--Media Fails to Report
Sunday, July 4, 2010 | Kristinn

Posted on 07/04/2010 8:01:17 PM PDT by kristinn

Barack Obama, the hardest working man in show business (just ask him), today played his eighth round of golf since the BP oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico commenced on April 20th.

The news media, with the exception of The Hill, failed to report Obama's time on the links at Andrews Air Force Base. The Hill buried the mention with one line in their story about Obama's day.

Obama was crticized last month for his administration attacking BP's CEO for attending a yacht race while at the same time Obama was playing golf yet again.

A search of Google News shows that no other news outlet mentioned Obama's eighth golfing venture in the eleven weeks since the oil disaster started. Republicans made an issue of Obama's work ethic a few weeks ago with a video that documented the time Obama has spent golfing and partying since April 20th.

The White House responded at the time by saying Obama's numerous golf outings "does us all good as American citizens." (I think they stole that line from the North Koreans.)

The White House pool is not allowed on the course at Andrews AFB to photograph Obama golfing. The most recent images of Obama on a golf course are from late April in Asheville, North Carolina--the first of two vacations Obama has taken since the oil spill.

TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: golf; obama; oilspill
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1 posted on 07/04/2010 8:01:21 PM PDT by kristinn
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, ping

2 posted on 07/04/2010 8:02:39 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at
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To: kristinn

Supposedly it’s his daughter’s birthday today.

He celebrated by getting out of the house and away from his family.

3 posted on 07/04/2010 8:03:45 PM PDT by Carley (For those who fought for it, freedom has a flavor the protected will never know.)
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To: Nachum

and the MSM and liberals used to complain at how much time Bush spent on vacation. But in Obama’s case, it doesn’t matter, since he’s been on top of the spill since DAY ONE and has learned whose butt to kick.

4 posted on 07/04/2010 8:04:28 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: kristinn

Something is fishy here, sounds to me like Obama is using his golf “escape” to meet certain people. Either that or to perform some sort of activity that he wants kept private.

5 posted on 07/04/2010 8:05:01 PM PDT by Eye of Unk ("In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act" G.Orwell)
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To: kristinn

Bumped to front page.

6 posted on 07/04/2010 8:06:24 PM PDT by Admin Moderator
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To: kristinn

I’m frankly surprised The Messiah plays at golf anymore since, certainly he’s better than Kim Jong Il. Kimmie got something like 13 holes in one the first time he played and just found the game too boring, not challenging enough. But I’ll bet that The One racks up at least 16 “1’s” per round, right? Total score for 18 = 20 +/- 2?

7 posted on 07/04/2010 8:07:16 PM PDT by Rembrandt (.. AND the donkey you rode in on.)
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To: Eye of Unk

Its the only time he can choke down a pack of menthols without anyone chronicling it.

8 posted on 07/04/2010 8:08:04 PM PDT by FlJoePa
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To: kristinn

Then he wrapped it up with a BBQ.

It’s good to be the King

9 posted on 07/04/2010 8:08:09 PM PDT by mylife (Opinions $1 Halfbaked 50c)
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To: kristinn

Must be nice to be able to take TWO vacations between January and June.

I guess you can do that when there’s so little real business to attend to as president. /sarc

10 posted on 07/04/2010 8:09:26 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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11 posted on 07/04/2010 8:10:47 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( - Eccl. 10:18 -)
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To: kristinn

He is the worst golfing president ever. NO...the worst president ever. He is terrible. He needs to resign. Old Plugs couldn’t screw it up this bad. Has anybody ever read crap coming from Houston’s own, Bob Cavnar? He is on Keith blOlbermans sometimes.

12 posted on 07/04/2010 8:11:03 PM PDT by shankbear (Al-Qaeda grew while Monica blew)
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13 posted on 07/04/2010 8:11:37 PM PDT by TornadoAlley3 (Obama is everything Oklahoma is not.)
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To: kristinn
So just how does O’s not playing golf stop the leak again?
14 posted on 07/04/2010 8:14:29 PM PDT by montanajoe
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To: kristinn

Obama is taking up for the brother since Tiger Woods is a bust. Cut him some slack /s

15 posted on 07/04/2010 8:17:13 PM PDT by SoCalPol (Reagan Republican for Palin 2012)
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16 posted on 07/04/2010 8:18:14 PM PDT by Perdogg (Nancy Pelosi did more damage to America on 03/21 than Al Qaeda did on 09/11)
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To: montanajoe

A leader leads by example. If Obama ain’t bothered, why should anyone else bother?

18 posted on 07/04/2010 8:19:12 PM PDT by kristinn (I am a footnote in Sean Hannity's new book, Conservative Victory. Pgs 239, 240)
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To: kristinn
I got this in email today, supposedly covering the first 41 days of the oil spill, with obama's agenda for that time:


This says it all.
13 Parties/Dinners
7 rounds of golf
2 vacations

Total time actually in Louisiana, about 6 hours, photo ops all

Day 1 – April 20 Explosion in Gulf - Obama returns from L. A. fundraiser for Barbara Boxer

DAY 2 – April 21 Obama attends reception for G-20 Labor Ministers

DAY 3 – April 22 Obama hosts Rose Garden reception to honor earth day. Obama flies to NYC to push Wall St bill (boy, he loves Air Force One)

DAY 4 – April 23 Hey, let’s go on vacation to Ashville North Carolina (Yippee, Air Force One again) Lunch at Twelve Bones for ribs and mac & cheese. No worries! How about a mountain hike? Obama squeezes in a round of golf!

DAY 5 – April 24 Let’s go golfing again — at Grove Park Inn A nice gourmet dinner at the Biltmore

DAY 6 – April 25 A scrumptious brunch at Grove Park Resort

DAY 7 – April 26 Obama hosts NY Yankees for White House event.

DAY 8 – April 27 Obama visits Iowa for rhubarb pie at Jerry’s Diner (He loves his Air Force One)

DAY 9 – April 28 Obama flies to Missouri for lunch at Peggy Sue’s Diner (Air Force One!!)

DAY 10 – April 29 Obama attends DNC fundraiser at swank DC residence

DAY 11 – April 30 Obama flies to Maryland to view Secret Service binoculars (It's more fun to fly on Air Force One than have them fly to DC)

DAY 12 – May 1, Obama joins Leno for comedy routine at WHCD

DAY 13 – May 2 Obama finally visits Lousiana (Yay... Air Force One again)

DAY 14 – May 3 Obama hosts the Navy football team

DAY 15 – May 4 Obama private lunch with Nobel Laureate Eli Wiesel

DAY 16 – May 5 Obama hosts Cinco De Mayo party at White House

DAY 17 – May 6 Just chillin’. Summers gives updates on economy

DAY 18 – May 7 Wizbangs give Rose Garden speech on ‘economy’

DAY 19 – May 8 Obama hits links at Ft Belvoir; Dining out at ritzy DC restuarant — Komi!

DAY 20 – May 9 Obama gives commencement speech at Hampton U. (Air Force One?)

DAY 21 – May 10 Hey, during a crisis, let’s pick a SCJ!

DAY 22 – May 11 Private (golf?) lunch with Joe Biden

DAY 23 – May 12 Obama hosts private reception for President Karzai

DAY 24 – May 13 Obama flies to Buffalo for Duff’s hot wings (Damn, that Air Force One is so much fun)

DAY 25 – May 14 Obama finally makes speech on oil spill in Rose Garden

DAY 26 – May 15 Enough of the oil spill stuff… Obama off to golf!

DAY 27 – May 16 Obama golfs (again!) at Fort Belvoir

DAY 28 – May 17 Obama hosts UConn women’s basketball

DAY 29 – May 18 Obama tours plant in ‘Ohio’ (um, oil spill’s in LA!)

DAY 30 – May 19 Obama hosts glitzy state dinner for Calderon Dance the night away!

DAY 31 – May 20 Obama meets with Bono for some reason

DAY 32 – May 21 Obama Rose Garden speech on… Wall St reform

DAY 33 – May 22 Obama goes golfing again at Andrews Air Force base

DAY 34 – May 23 Obama discusses basketball with Marv Albert

DAY 35 – May 24 Obama hosts Asian American celebration

DAY 36 – May 25 Obama flies to San Fran to party with Getty Oil family (Yay... Air Force One again!)…And raise millions for Barbara Boxer

DAY 37 – May 26 Obama spends day 2 in CA — with fellow economic wiz Gov. Schwartznegger

DAY 38 – May 27 Obama welcomes the Duke Blue Devils. Obama, Clinton hang with the U. S. World Cup team; Obama hosts party for Jewish Americans; Obama family heads off for a weekend vacation

DAY 39 – MAY 28 Obamas back in Chicago for weekend vacation (I can show all the brothers how cool it is to fly on Air Force One) Obama interrupts vacation for some PR work

DAY 40 – MAY 29 Obama leaving U Chicago after some basketball...the Obamas head out for an evening of barbecue

DAY 41 – MAY 30 After a night of barbecue and beers, let’s hit the gym!

Man! What a life he is enjoying! Isn't it good to know where our tax dollars are going?

Meanwhile, he's catching up on his reading:


19 posted on 07/04/2010 8:19:56 PM PDT by FrankR ( If we don't stand up to tyranny, the tyrants win, and we're enslaved.)
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To: Perdogg

LOL, don’t give the O any ideas

20 posted on 07/04/2010 8:20:14 PM PDT by SoCalPol (Reagan Republican for Palin 2012)
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