President Obama has played more than 60 rounds of golf during the first half of his term, but the match he’s set to play Saturday just might carry the highest stakes.
That’s when the president will tee up with House Speaker John Boehner, another avid golfer, amidst what appears to be a stalemate between the White House and Republicans on the Hill over the issue of raising the debt ceiling. Vice President Joe Biden and Ohio Gov. John Kasich will round out the foursome.
The high profile match at a still-undisclosed golf course has been dubbed the “Golf Summit,” but it’s likely the two leaders will haggle more over how many strokes Boehner - the better golfer with about an 8 handicap - will give the president than they will over the deficit. (Boehner has joked that each stroke will cost the president a trillion dollars.)
"I think I can say with great confidence that they will not wrap up the 18th hole and come out and say that we have a deal," White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said, adding that “this social occasion is a good thing.”
Meanwhile, Biden just might steal the show on the course. According to Golf Digest, Biden has a 6 handicap and friends report he is playing better than he ever has. He's also been spied practicing all week in anticipation of the round. The president on the other hand is said to have a more humbling 17 handicap, though the White House maintains the true number is “classified.”
Golf is the Zenith of Obama's ability to Govern–Go inside and lay down Mr President–I think the Sun and your Ego are getting to you–
Boehner is playing too! He ran on getting Americans JOBS! So, why is he even playing Golf when we have 9.1% unemployment? I thought he and his Republican crew were all about JOBS!! JOBS!!! JOBS!!! JOBS!!!
You should be yelling at him, not the President. Whom you already expect to not do the right thing right? So, its nothing new for you.
WHAT? Why is John responsible of getting jobs? Obama can't do it. Or would it interfere with his golf Like saying go on the Bin Laden deal. Panetta, Cates, Clinton and Petraues had to take that one on themselves. I keep hearing you AAs stupids all the time commenting where are the jobs Republicans Since when did it become their job to bring this about. For over 6 years the Democrats have controlled Congress does this not tell you nitwits anything?
Glenda: What reality do you live in? You do realize that bin laden is dead, right? A surgical operation by navy seals culminated months of work by our intelligence serives, led by Obama. How could you possibly call that a failure? Your guy didn't "support the generals on the ground" in tora bora in 2001, and let him get away.
Why ask the R's about jobs? Because that is what they ran on. Jobs, jobs, jobs. Yet, starting January, 2011, it has been abortion, defund planned parenthood, defund npr, reimpose the gay ban in the military, obama is a loser, and bust unions. No work on jobs.
Really, turn of limbaugh once in a while.
I'm pretty sure o-blame-o is the one who ran on jobs, the economy, bring the troops home, no more wars, gitmo, recind the patriot act, jobs, ....etc. How's that change working out? I don't know about you, but life was better under GB.
Glenda – you are a complete idiot. Stop watching the Faux news channel and listening to Rush. Look how well Bush did – how his "trickle-down" economy started this recession. Look at December, 2008 when everyone was talking depression. Stop defending the party that lies to you to profit from you. Grow w brain.
Boener is NOT the president you fool!! Nobama is, but not for long!!
People really need to get their own personalities... Every anti-Bush, Pro-Obama post reads the exact same... It gets old seeing Faux News over and over... and you are the only ones Ive seen mention Rush. I suspect you know more about what hes saying than Conservatives.
You obviously don't know how our government works. It's the house's job to write our bills. It's the senates job to agree with said bill or make their own tweaks and send it back to the house. If the house is ok with the senates version then it gets sent to the president to be signed into law. If the soul responsibility of the president was to draft job legislation then there would be no need for congress now would there? And anything the president tries to do is hit with a big no from the republicans. Is any of this sinking in yet?
And another thing glenda the democrats controlled the house for 4 years not six. Maybe you haven't heard or read that Bohner is the leader of the house. Which is controlled by the majority party. And if you read my post just up above you would know it is still the houses job to draft bills.
800 days without a budget put forth by Democrats....................................................
This is how the democrats operate, blame Bush even tho it was three years ago and blame Boehner even tho his party is not in charge! When things are not going well for democrats they have to find someone to blame. Democrats own the senate and the administration. They had all three (including congress from 2006 to 2010) Rarely have we seen one party so much in charge and you find a way to blame republicans. This is why this country is so divided. When you take ownership of your parties mistakes we can start to see some progress. When you continuously blame other the country is stuck! Get a grip and grow up!
Dontcha just love how the media give Barry a pass on his excessive golf playing. Meanwhile, the rest of the country roasts in unemployment and barely making ends meet. You just gotta love our President (and his old lady for that matter - a la Spain trip for bukoo bucks! –who just don't get the American struggle. It really is weird. I voted for this guy because he said he was going to be more transparent and make changes that would help us (after what Bush had done to the economy). But here we are 30 months into his Presidency and now I'm kind of wishing I still had $1.80 gas under Bush and 4.5% unemployment. Could Barry's policies be a little more anti-business? Geez.
Steve in Denver p- You are the one living with your head in the ground. Read what I said. Cates told Panetta to give a go for he was not getting a response out of Obama. All four were outraged with your leader. They took it on themselves to give the go. Yes Bin Laden is dead thanks to Cheney & Bushes plan to find him. Don't give me some rif raff of what happened 8 years ago. We are talking now for how long the democrats have been in charge . 7 Years and they have
not did anything except drive the deficit into bankruptcy with your man. You can't keep blaming this on Bush. Bush wasn't the greatest but he was a long shot better than this clueless morton in office now. The man is a fraud, traitor and hates America. If you people can not see this then you're worse than he is.At least he knows he is a Muslim traitor. Strike that you can't be a traitor unless you're a citizen which he is not. But you can hang him for being a fraudulent spy. Futhermore you better say your goodbyes for the man is melted ice come 2012. He will be nothing but mush. He is going out and the Republicans will rule Congress and the White house as it should be if we're to survive this mess Obama has caused. I wish I'd never heard the name.
they are all laughing their asses off on the golf course. "john, those were some nice tears during that last speech!"......"Barack, yea, I really had to work to get some tears out.....Umemployment is really high in my state so I have to cry a little to make sure my constituents know I understand the working man.......they are crying too".. Hey, lets have a nice steak for lunch......when were done with this, lets act like were at each others throats so the people think were really battling......poor dumb people.
Who holds the purse strings?
Please dont be about party...The “misery index” unemployment + inflation.. Has not been this high sense Jimmy carter, an we all know the unemployment number is actually way higher than reported. Just do the math and look at our country.
just another sour grapes anti-Obamite who'll never be happy with anything he does anyway...Boehner and Kasinich are golfing too but he focuses on who he doesn't like...
shut up with you're whining and complaining
Go back to you're double wide trailer and be quiet people like you have voted in the last administration twice so be quiet it will you seem smarter than what you are
Again golf.This man promised change?. He "deliver ". We all can play golf and go on numerous vacations. He he play golf w/out stop after 2012.?!!!!!!!
I'm sure you wouldn't want Obama making decisions, as he has done so well in the last 2.5 years. Obama might actuall fix some of bush's mistakes. Might find and kill more terrorists. Might bring the health care reform to fruition, as Mass has done. Might get rid of the major cause of the deficit, the bush tax cuts. Might continue smart economic policy to continue the recovery.
Fortunately for us, he works hard.
Well said, Steve!
He had nothing to do with finding terriost. In fact he warned Bin Laden. Why else do you think Laden was dressed for the mountains with money and rations sewned into his clothing. For 48 hours prior to the Seals operation he said no three times on a go. Finally Cates, Petraues, Clinton and Panetta took it on themselves to issue the go. Obama the traitor was furious after they sent for him on the golf course. He ordered the operation aborted. This couldn't happen because the Seals were on the ground. Also Obama can not bring charges against the four because the Democrats are holding evidence on his false BC, Social Security Card, ties to George Soros who donated two billion dollars to the party to get Obama elected and his ties to Ayers the terriost. Someway this that is locked in the Democrat vault at their headquarters will come to light and the whole party will fold. You call it bull all you like but if so ask why George Soros has visited the White House over six times since Obama took Office and stayed a couple of days. This is the most hated man in the world. The killer of over three million Jews. Goes real good with the Muslim lifestyle doesn't it?
Glenda: where is this alternate universe you live in? Even faux doesn't make up this much stuff. Do you have any evidence whatsoever (other than the drug induced demons in your head) that any of your rant is true?
Glenda – You need to get your news from somewhere besides Faux and Rush Limbaugh. When the raid went down, President Obama was not playing golf. He was watching from the White House, along with several other leaders. It was well documented.
And the President has the right to speak to whomever he wishes, including our nations' adversaries. Why does President Obama have to be conspiring against our country every time he speaks to someone?
Please take off the election pins for a moment...Every single index points to what this administration is doing is not working and in most cases is getting worse. What exactly other than blind party loyalty or a government check makes you wish for this to continue?
Seriously?? Really? REALLY?/ You're kidding yourself but not the majority of the voters, thank the good Lord!
HAHA, put down the crack pipe and back away from you delusions of the Obama's presidency ! You liberals are so into fantasy land, very amusing.
Wow, Glenda, so much information, and so succinctly ranted. Vintage Glenn, a 2010, if I'm not mistaken? Ah, the seething bouquet, the way the bile lingers on the palate, the layered bitter aftertaste. All this, and George Soros. Although I'm ashamed to admit I found Jon Stewart's version of "Puppetmaster Soros" funnier than Glenn's, and equally historically accurate. It must be hard for you now, not having anyone to tell you what to think.
That makes sense. Glenda gets her info from Beck. No wonder she is such a moron. Thanks for clearing that up.
– You need to do some research. Obama was not in the White House until he was sent for. When he appeared the operation was in full swing by Leon Panetta's Orders coming from Cates. Obama went into an outrage and ordered the mission to abort. But he was too late. Why do you think Bin Laden was dressed in mountain clothes with money and rations sewn into the clothing he had been warned the raid was coming. BY WHO MIGHT WE ASK? And to you idiot's quite alright where I get my information it is a fact that you will soon discover after your man is discovered for what he is. A fraud, a liar, a traitor, a George Soros man, and a friend to Ayers the terriost. The Democrats have two billion dollars that was given to them by George Soros to see to it Obama was elected. All this information about his fake Birth Certificate, Social Security Card and his ties to the gangsters is locked in a vault in Democratic headquarters. If and when it gets out it will destroy the Democrat Party. I t will make Watergate look like a child's birthday party. A FACT YOU DUMB BUTTS WHO WILL NOT BELIEVE BUT YOU WILL FEEL AND YOU WILL SEE. GO AHEAD LIKE YOU DO PALIN CALL ME STUIPD AND WHATEVER NAME YOU CAN BUT I AM SPEAKING THE TRUTH. I certainly don't give a damn if you believe me or not for you deserve everything this man has done.
He takes less vacations than George W did and George W rode Bikes all the time. He spent more time than Obama away from the White House and refused to work with anyone
And it cost him very little to go to Texas to his ranch where he could work and relax. Unlike O)bama who spends billions on his and his wifey's little trips. Around the globe to different worlds. See it while you can BOY because it's back to the watermelon patch for you. Or do they have watermelons in Nigeria?
@ glenda--You seem to be out- numbered but too stupid to catch on to it. The vote is in you are a racist idiot, with stupid facts. You are embarrassing yourself with every post. You are smart in your own mind. Obama – Biden 2012
Just to drive you a little more batty.
Last week a picnic telling everyone to eat all they want, next week golf and I sure he will say play all you want. A lot of us dont have jobs and he is acting like life is one big party! I afraid that this president is so out of touch with his actions and his spending that he does not deserve a second term!
Oh mine, you again "maikl".
"maikl" STILL Can't WRITE in Basic "English"? You can't even write in your own mother tongue and you call yourself an American? Or you’re a Communist Russian Immigrant? You F*******G sound like it to us hence, your difficulties and basic deficiencies. How sad it’s for America!
Like I told months ago; can you do America a favor and just enroll in some school to help American overcome its illiteracy? You used to write in ALL “Lock CAPS” until I told you “LOCK CAPS” are for “COMPUTER DUMMIES”. You're a REAL shame to America with your illiteracy? Idiot, keep blaming Pres. Obama. Dummy, you complained and whined like 90% of uneducated, illiterate GOP's and Neo-Cons about his Birth Certificate. Primitive, uneducated, backward fool, Sasha Obama will like to help with your stupid English skills.
He has provided change – his golf game has changed for the better.
The golf summit will fit right in with his schedule that has been posted on this site. Like the Dems say – you can't expect him to work every minute...
You forget to mention AWOL criminal bush he still holds the record for vacation time.and of course you voted for him.
Team zombies and cheerleaders seem to have amnesia when it comes to similar behavior from members of their "team". I don't think Obama is playing any more golf than George W. "Now Watch This Drive, Never Mind The War Questions" Bush, or uses a Teleprompter any more than Ronald Reagan did. I laugh whenever I read this stuff....it is like reading silly posts from sports fans.
You are absolutely right. It's comical.
Yes, haters. 60 rounds of golf in almost 2.5 years. Compare that with the buffoon who occupied the white house, 1103 days on vacation in 8 years, or more than three YEARS missing in action. Of course, the world was much better off when he wasn't deciding anything.
Yeah, he is really do a good job as President, isn't he?
Not that i think we should compare however...two months of playing golf not counting vacations is a lot for someone who has one hell of a lot of work to do ...and we wont even start with broken campaign promises..quit being a party person vote whats best for country.
There is a thing called downtime. Ever heard about it? It's actually an important part of the working process in life. It's so easy for non-important people that hold a much lesser degree of pressure and responsibility to criticize the President. Have some perspective for once.
Obama is definitely good at playing games. He is especially good at playing President considering that he is clueless as to what the Office of the President really entails. He thinks it means to divide Americans and "distribute the wealth" because it is only "fair". He also thinks that being President gives him the power over even the Constitution with his thumbing his nose at Congress over the Libyan fiasco. Erroneously, he thinks that, as President, he has the right to subvert American Sovereignty under the United Nations and NATO. He thinks, as President, that he has the power to over-ride even common sense in his "Obamacare" where millions of uninsured people will be covered even if they haven't worked a day in their lives, or are illegal aliens, and it is the Taxpayers responsibility to pay for that coverage. Yet, as President, he admits that his "shovel ready jobs" was a fluke and blamed it all on ATMs. Yep, Obama is quite a game player.
Lonni: Do you and Glenda do the same drugs? If Obama is guilty of violating the constitution, it is only in areas where he has not reversed bush's policies (detention without charges or access to courts, Patriot act).
To Steve: Obama guilty because he lie to American people. He said in first term, I m going to cut deficit by half. LIE. Stimulus money =8.00% unemployment. LIE. Closed Gitmo. LIE. People going to watch on C-span government work. LIE. In my presidency economy going to be prosper. LIE..Price on gas way up. LIE. Any more, and more. Are we better than before? NO. WORSE.
So, it was wrong for President Bush but not for Barry? Liberal = Hypocrite
He did when he attacked Libya. The War Powers Act does not cover him. He did it when he Signed Obamacare into law without Congressional approval. He and the Democrats did it when they accepted two billions dollars from the Jew killer, and Nazi informer George Soros. The man is not even qualified to be President but yet you braindead people defend him. Is it because he is black? If so yyou are so racist you hurt.
– The CIA and the FBI are well aware of it just like they are well aware of who all was involved in the assasination of John F.Kennedy. Your man has played fake so long he couldn't even tell you where he was from.
Pres Obama really does not stand a chance with you guys . If he were to change the water into wine you would accuse him of bootlegging.
I hope the voters are aware that the speaker of the house belongs to a country club that bans women. and that brings up the point about the myth republicans spread that folks don't have to pay taxes. i wonder how long his country club would be luxurious if the members decided they didn't need to pay their dues. think about it!!!!
You think about it and tell us what you come up with so we may understand what the hell your talking aout.
There is no need to tell bone heads anything for you people wouldn't believe the truth if it bit you in the donkey.
"Glenda", having difficult problems writing in Basic English?
Also, your name "Glenda" sounds like deranged, FAUX news crazy idiot, cry-baby, illiterate Glen Beck. Are you by chance related to him? You sure sound deranged like crazy and mentally deranged, Glen Beck from the same crazy mother who brought idiots like your ilk to this World. You’re really deranged. Seek some psychiatric help.
Y'know, 60 rounds of gold spread out over 2 years and 4 months in office averages to a little under 2.5 rounds of golf a month. That's not excessive by anyone's standard.
You haven't seen my golf game. One round in ten years is excessive!
He takes time out to practice golf, but not to personaly sign a bill as proscribed by the Constitution.
What's wrong with this guy's priorities?
Um, which bill are you talking about? It is constitutionally permissable to not sign a bill, and within ten days it becomes law, unless the congressional session ends, in which case the law is vetoed (called a pocket veto). Some of you all who quote the constitution ought to try reading it.
And it is also legal to sign one with an autopen.
WHY? You man hasn't read a page of it. Some of you with class and fashion need to go to Washington and see if you can help BIG MOMMY find some proper clothes to wear for being the first lady. My gosh she look's as if she came right out of the ghetto. And please tell her to start her diet.
Its funny all you people say obama is a good pres. so far hes spent more money than all our past pres combined not to mention it wasnt obama that killed osama it was our special forces that tracked him down from the plan bush set into motion years ago as far as time off everyone needs that no matter who you are but you work first and play when the job is done and theirs alot of unfinished bussiness that aint taken care of so what does that say seems lazy to me
Gee. Glenda says it was Hillary, Gates (or Cates, whichever you prefer), Panetta, and Petreaus put this raid together while Obama was playing golf. You say it was a plan hatched by bush. Which story is runnign today on tin foil hat news?
Denver Boy, been following your post. Obvious altitude connected with lack of common sense. Glad to kick CU off to the west coast, where insanity meets the sea.
Republican Reagan and Democrat House Speaker Tip O'Neil had a very good working relationship because they socialised after hours as buddies. President Obama playing golf with the Republican House Speaker Boehner, hopefully will result in a more than cordial relationship, that will be more like Reagan and Tip. This is a good thing that they are doing this. It's done in private business all the time.
There is nobody who is somebody going to be buddies with Obama the fraud, liar, and traitor. This you can forget.
I just can't believe we have this much idiots out there.....keep blaming Obama..only thing I can say thank GOD the economy didn't tank....only time will tell...stay tuned 2012 haters..
@Glenda: Prove it. Prove all of it.
Why? No pig sloppers on here would believe anything that comes down from their great Obama for he is like you. Braindead.
Thank you for stating the obvious. Perhaps people dont realise that in the private sector, a lot of deals are discussed and put together 'out of the office'. If the President and Speaker can find some common ground, during a game of golf, this hopefully will benefit us all in the end.
Kasich does not deserve to be involved.
Amen. Wall Street Johnny took time out from busting unions in Ohio to go golfing with his bud Boehner, how sweet.
I think a lot of the Yahoo bloggers have moved over to CNN. What a bunch of baloney.
All you GOP rightwing wacko delusional idiots need to get a grip. Obama is still fixing GWBush's f'd up policies. Keep in mind that GWB handed Obama a s**t sandwich on 1/20/09 and Obama has been trying to right the ship ever since. The seven wackjobs you want to call prez candidates during the debate Tuesday offered lots of criticism and blather, but no rock solid solutions to our problems. Romney is the socalled leader but he is an out of touch idiot when he tells people is is also unemployed. I am certain he will be unemployed for a long time as no straight thinking person would vote for him for prez. The rest are incompetent idiots.
Couldn't agree more! The Repug candidates only know how to espouse the same old Repug rhetoric to their own audience. Trickle down economy is ridiculous. Cutting revenue (taxes) to get out of debt is just plain stupid. Lying about the President's policies while on the world's stage is harmful to our country's security and economic standing. They are traitors, in my eyes.
you mean like "its Bush's fault"...When will you make this president own the office?
When Bush's actions directly result in the problems we have today, then yes it's Bush's fault. I don't see any republicans not trying to give to Bush credit for Bin Laden's death. So the only thing that carries over from the Bush administration is intel on Bin Laden. It's interesting to see how the deluded mind of the conservative works.
Spend like drunk sailor, you call it fix Bush mistake,Come on. He make worse, don't you see it. And a lot of people feel it. 2.5 yer. just campaign and bla-bla-bla.
"maikl" you can't even write English, and you live in America?
You're a REAL disgrace to American so-called superior education. This is what Pres. Obama talks about. Education!, Education!, Education!, Education! If you're intellectually backward, illiterate and primitively uneducated like most GOP's and their delusional idiocy you wouldn’t be able to understand who started these economic messes in the first place after years of pres. Clinton’s surpluses he left behind for your imbecile PUNK GWB. Ques: If your dad or parents passed away and left you with huge mountain of debts how are you going to deal with such debts? Can I blame you for your parent’s debts they left behind for PUNK ASS to deal with? Makes sense to you? You toothless trailer park racist punk!
@ Che-3, You have no idea if maikl is a native English speaker or not, yet you go out of your way to insult them? How inferior you must feel that you have to attack. So much for Liberal tolerance. All I can say is keep the good work, Barry will do well with people like you on his side.
Glad I got your toothless RACIST Trailer park nerves boiling and on the ropes. Pillow hooded, Neo-Con, Redthug; I thought there was strike today by toothless trailer park idiots. Who let you out to cross the picket line? Please return to your trailer park. Your brain cells has been recalled, fool.
– Thanks to a Republican Congress in the White House the 8 years Clinton was President and to Reganomics yes we did have a surplus that was left. Thank Congress for it is they who fix the budget and are responsible for the deficit. Hurray for the Repuiblican Congress of Clinton's Administions. Now for the last 7 years we have been under a Democratic Congress and we are bankrupt, no jobs, economy gong down the drain and Obama is still playing golf. When is all this fabulous change to take place. Hurray for the do nothing Democrats you racist pig lover.
Ted; don't mind these backwoods, NEO-Con GOP Idiots. They don't know how stupid, silly and childish they look when they appear on TV and make IDIOTS of themselves. Have you also noticed that each time a Dem. appear on TV; the news media will throw every silly question at them. Yet, when backwoods, NEO-Con GOP Idiots appear on TV; the SAME news media will be MUTE as if they're terrified dogs with their tails between their bloody legs. Look at how they throw every silly questions at Pres. Obama yet; NEVER did the SAME with any Republican presidents inclu. Imbecile GWB who got us into these mess in the first place. Also, with NEO-Con GOP presidents those questions should first be sent for review and any question(s) not to their liking will not be asked by any reporter. Not only that, news media questions will be very limited. Don't even attempt to reason with these RACIST, NEO-Con GOP knuckle heads.
I am just curious, can you make a single comment WITHOUT feeling the need to belittle those you disagree with? Do you understand the amount of respect you lose with your comments? So please for the sake of yourself and those who share your beliefs have a little respect for opposing thoughts. After all you do belong to the part of equality....... or is that only for those that share your beliefs?
Are we steel got problem ? I Thoth when Obama campaign in 2008 He promise that if He is president are all problem will go away. O yeee, 2.5 just golf and vacations and 2012 he will work. Thanks but no thanks.
"maikl" STILL having PROBLEMS with English. I told you months ago to go back to school. Haven't you enrolled yet? Tell the World including 2-yr. olds in Kabul. What type of English is this that you wrote?
Written English by "maikl" quote: "Are we steel got problem ? I Thoth when Obama campaign in 2008 He promise that if He is president are all problem will go away. O yeee, 2.5 just golf and vacations and 2012 he will work" unquote.
"maikl", this is your own written English as a primitive, backward, uneducated American NOT mine. You blame these grave deficiencies on Pres. Obama tooooooo? Or you want Pres. Obama to ask Sasha Obama to tutor you in English?
Thank you for posting the truth. Glad that they are still people who can think critically.
It's scary knowing that liberals are so in love with the president, that they are willing to overlook an incompetent (but well-read) president. Obama's polices (and golf game) have hurt our economy. He's made the recession much worse.
But, if you want to call republicans names and ignore reality, keep posting your hate.
Mitt Romney and Herman Cain in 2012.
@Steve in Denver, welcome back. Ihadn't heard from you for a while. I've missed your wisdom, honesty and intellect. Thank you for always posting truth!
Wow the party faithful. Nothing will sway them. You folks are part, if not all of the problem with Washington ever changing.
Get your ass back to work obama- we dont want to see you playing golf or in your silly dinners you come up with every damn week at our expense. Thanks for the fricken price of gasoline- you are a bum! enjoy the last 16 months in that house and take alot of pictures you will be booted out of there in 2012.
Just take off the election pins for a moment please...Every single index points to what this administration is doing is not working and in most cases is getting worse. What exactly other than blind party loyalty or a government check makes you wish for this to continue?
Glenda, do you feel ok? I think you need to shut down your computer and take a little nap. Take one aspirin and call your doctor in the morning! You too Josh! LOL! @maikl, I just don't know what to prescribe for you; maybe a warm glass of milk, and a handful of animal crackers? LOL! Pathetic!
I wish I don't have to worry about anything.. and just go out and play golf..
The “misery index” unemployment + inflation.. Has not been this high sense Jimmy carter, an we all know the unemployment number is actually way higher than reported. Just do the math and look at our country.
What makes you think the Bogus American News Media is going to tell you the truth. They're ONLY reporting high employment rates under Pres. Obama. With the previous previous presidents other than Pres. Obama they NEVER did. It was as if they didn't attend any math classes in their life time to do the actual math you describe in your post.
Wow, you are young. The government has given and the news has been reporting on unemployment for most of the country's existence. The misery index has been around from the 1970s
Bush Jr. set a record for taking BY FAR the most vacation days taken and he also set a record for most trips taken. And republicans pretend that somehow it is Obama who is slacking?
Nah, just typical right-wing playbook. Accuse the other side of exactly what you're doing.
Yes, and I remember how CNN and ABC, etc had hissy fits over Bush's vacation record– a record that Obama has shattered. The difference, besides the numbers, is that Bush's trips were mostly to his ranch; Obama's are world tours and opulent palaces. But obviously the media has no problem with Obama's trips one bit.
Why someone should thinks they have to play Gulf with Pres. Obama in order to get things done for Americas or for US economy? This is really silly and childish for this GOP crying baby adult in some suit. Co-workers on the jobs in America or anywhere in the World don't have to like each other in order to do what's right for its company to succeed and be competitive. It's a requirement ......................Period! American leaders are a bunch of silly privileged kids who haven't grown-up fully yet. Americans are really suffering and all they do is appear on TV show boating and playing their usual silly politics to tie the president’s hand. They’re very lucky we have a wimpy, weak president with NO spine to take these idiots on to the hilt. You don’t extend Bush Tax cuts to rich again when you have 81% of the country AGAINST any extension of Bush Tax cuts for the filthy RICH. Pres. Obama writing to people to donate $25 weekly to support his re-election is very silly as well. Whom does he think we are?
That anyone would make any disparaging comment about the President playing golf just goes to show how low and rotten some people's lives are. IT IS NOT A BIG DEAL by any stretch of the imagination!!!! Especially between other politicians. Do you really mean to say that you work 24 hours and have no life??? Some Americans really don't deserve to be in this country if they're that stupid and childish.
I think they are just pointing out the hypocrisy of it all, Bush got hammered time and time again for playing golf at a time of war, Obama get's a pass. Personally, i don't care.
How can unemployed people afford to play golf? Should they leave the country as you say?
How can unemployed people afford to play golf? I imagine they can't. Neither can they eat well, so I guess Obama should stop playing golf and start eating fried baloney sandwiches 3 times a day. What are you even getting at?
Trailer park toothless PUNKASS. Know your stupid history.
90& of American are ALL immigrants. Real Americans are Native Americans ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, period.
Wear Pillows over your face ............... right? Aren't you late for your usual Hooded Pillow meeting for toothless back-wood rethug Neo-Con PUNKS?
Well, Obama caused these problems ....so yeah, people get upset to see him F@ucking around on a golf course while they are living in their cars and just trying to survive.
Hey, at least Obama invites members of the opposing party AND is doing his politics openly. Both of those are a huge change from the Cheney/Bush (yes, in THAT order) team who was doing backroom deals, duckhunts, bathing together, giving each-other sensual massages with their corrupt corporate buddies!
The republicans want Obama to be more pro-business. Don't they know how many business deals are done through golf games?
DO YOU PEOPLE EVEN READ WHAT YOU WRITE??? JOSH SAYS BIN LADEN WAS CAUGHT WITH A PLAN FROM BUSH. THE FACT THAT HE MOVED AROUND SO MUCH THAT NOBODY EVER KNEW WHERE HE WAS MAKES THAT THEORY FOLD FAST. THE SPECIAL FORCES WITH OBAMA IN CHARGE DID THE JOB. IS IT TOO MUCH FOR YOUR LITTLE BRAIN TO GIVE CREDIT WHERE DUE???HE ALSO SAYS THAT OBAMA HAS SPENT MORE MONEY THAN ALL THE PAST PRESIDENTS COMBINED. I'M SURE GLAD THAT JOSH ISN'T IN WASHINGTON. RUNNING THINGS "CAUSE HE OBVIOUSLY CAN"T READ!!!!
People do realize you can think while playing golf, right? I'm not a fan of everything he does, but I'm awful glad we have a president with a brain at least. And the sunshine and light exercise help reduce stress, which looking at his hair he needs to watch out for.
Every time I read one of these blogs, I am amazed by how many subjects people can bring up. Most oare without any thought or truth. Must we always mention where we think O)bama was born, his religion or other Right wing talking points???
lol talk about out of touch politicians, "golf summit" -.-
what change has that boy brought none except more golf. where are those jobs we need where is all those promises he made oh yeah there not coming we need a man with an american heart.
60 rounds of golf? Wow – wish I had the time to play that much. Being a President when our country is going downhill must be a cushy job. We need a president who rolls up his sleaves in the figurative sense and not just literally. Seriously every time I see that guy he has his sleaves rolled up. Just because they are rolled up doesn't mean you're working Mr. President. The President should be one of the hardest working men in the country. This guy misses that bill by a mile.
Party loyalty is a plague set upon our republic. Anyone who votes a straight party ticket is part of the problem.
Liberals always comlained how much Bush golfed. Obama has already surpassed Bush's 8 years in 2.5 yet not a peep. Although to be fair, the more he is on the links and not in the oval office the better for our country
Obama needs to be exposed to other points of view. Spending a few hours with a Republican may open his eyes to different view points that he doesn't get from his time surrounded by those who control him... I mean those who have similar view points. Maybe this golf outing could be a good thing....maybe?
Rome is burning and these idiots are out playing golf?
People people. All this back and forth will not increase the value of the Dollar neither will it create more jobs. Blaming either party is also counterproductive despite the fact that we all know under who's watch things fell apart. Let me say this: no one can spend 2.5 years building what someone else spent 8 years to level. Republicans have to accept that and Dems just have to bring troops from other people's lands, use all that money to build the broken walls of our shattered lives. 2012 is crucial, whoever wins has an uphill battle. the issues are too many. too many unemployed and too much hopelessness. lets not use this forum to make matters worse.
Ugh the name calling! Should we really debate each other that way? Where is the decorum? That photo of implied concern was not the leaders watching that raid go down!! I just wanted to inform you that Pres Bush owned a home in Kennebunkport, and he would retreat there to work.Obama on the other hand is showing himself for what he is, a radical of the Saul Alinsky School of Progressives. He is an anti semite, an apologist, and the product of what is going on in our universities, way to the left. What he is selling is nothing new, progressives have been trying to shove these policies down our throats for a very long time,and they don't work, as we're seeing in Greece and throughout Europe. Also, when people complained about Pres Bush' golfing, he stopped. Never played another game while in office. He's had 2 1/2 yrs to "turn things around", he is a failure, he is out of touch, and out of ideas and he needs to go.
Please refrain from vulgarity and respect the humanity in each other irrespective of origin or background.
Dude, everyone needs a break sometime, why don't you idiots stfu and find better things to do with your lives. If any of you morons have jobs, do you want to work 7 days a week? Exactly.
I wish Obama would take that golf club and stick it up his a$$. 1.20.13 The end of an Error.
USA#1; don't you think those gulf clubs will look really NICE UP the ASS of your mama since she is the one with itchy, stinky, yeast infested maggot hole that needs to be plugged?
Where’s your IDOL crazy GOP plumber; "Joe The Plumber" when you needed him most?
Let me holla for your crazy idol "Joe The Plumber".
Hey, "Joe The Plumber" your own crazy trailer park toothless Neo-Con punk need ya?
OoooooooooPS! He wasn’t even a plumber.
CHANGE (my handicap down to 2)
CHANGE my handi-cap
CHANGE my handy cap (spelled right is apparently a moderated word...)
Rome is burning and these idiots are playing golf.
"Obama seen having dinner."
omg this bozo is eating dinner while america is suffering where are the jobs?!
@USA#1; Why is that? You're shameless! I bet you hadn't wished that ANY of the previous 43 PRESIDENTS stick their golf clubs up their a$$es! They played golf too you know; Oh but you don't want THIS President to enjoy a game of golf, like most of predecessors did! I guess you'd rather he just sit in the OVAL OFFICE, hide and wait on his own scary DEMOCRAT constituency, and the stonewalling GOP to 'tear down that wall', Mr Boehner, and fall down on his knees, begging them to come together on ANYTHING! EVIL!
obama follower will jump on anyone who don't think this man not the greatest, well sorry to bust your bubble but obama don't have a clue about anything so please quit watching morn. jo msnbc is the worst so call news station out there, only stupid people watch this station oh and people who think obama is the greatest,im a dem and im sorry true dem. are pure IDIOTS anyone who like this guy cause he's black are racists and need to cut up your voters card cause you just like obama don't have a clue about anything, oh and obama did not kill bin laden the navy seals did.have a goodnight
Mountain "dew" how do you define "GREATEST"?
Did you even set foot in 1st. Grade in one of those American so-called schools? Not ONLY that; throughout your whole life as adult, NO one including your trailer park mama didn't teach you that in every English sentence; there's a time to place a "COMMA" or "PERIOD” or “FULL STOP" to an English sentence so as to make sense to the leader or leaders. You mean your trailer park mama didn’t teach an English sentence begins with a CAPITAL LETTER. Even 2-yr. olds in Kabul caves knows these Basic English lessons. How come you don’t? Or you blame these major intellectual deficiencies on mean spirited, non-so-great Pres. Obama as well?
Did you even hear that “Yellow Sch. Buses” passed through your trailer park neighborhood early everyday picking little kids of your ilk to school for seek knowledge or be educated? Oh Pres. Obama didn’t provide those “Yellow Sch. Buses” to your trailer park neighborhood.
Ques: American uneducated, illiterate; you still heard the trailer park School Bell toll though …………… Right?
Frankly, your intellectual primitivism is very disturbing though. No wonder the World at large laughs at Americans. OMG! For Heaven’s Sake you lack Basic English skills though. How can American depend on you to compete with the rest of the World?
I wish to end on this note: Ask NOT what Pres. Obama can do for you BUT, what you can do for America!
Make sense to ya?
@Che-3, You have issues man.
Chaos around the world ensues and this banking global elite Nazi pig scumbag puppet is out playing golf. Way to go Barry! You better get in all the rounds of golf you can now Barry because you can bet your traitorous azz there ain't gonna be no golf in hell.
Obama is milking his Prez perks for all they're worth - golfing, wining and dining with world leaders, rubbing elbows with music, film, TV, and sports celebrities, whisking his wife and daughters on luxury trips around the world, etc, all at taxpayers' expense. He and his family take advantage of every taxpayer-funded opportunity, knowing they have only 1.5 years left.
Obama has taken more vacations than any President in history. This can be verified. When is he going to work of America and find jobs?
I guess even a war mongering Emperor needs a break now and then.
What the heck you guys, get the stick out of your butt, it's just GOLF.
Notice how CNN obsesses with Palin articles? Yet, do you see anything at all on CNN's website about the polls coming out showing Obama losing 44-39 to a generic Republican candidate? Of course not. Or how about the poll that came out showing him losing to Romney by 4 last week? Not good. When all else is failing, golf...
Glenda has a great future in Hollywood. She can write baloney with the best of them. If even ONE word of what she wrote were true......just how and where did she come across information that the CIA and FBI are probably not even aware of?"?????Baloney,baloney,baloney!!!!!
I REPEAT.......DON'T YOU PEOPLE READ ANYTHING BUT THE FUNNIES. TRY A FEW NEWSPAPERS, MAYBE A NEWS MAGAZINE OR A BOOK ON THE GOVERNMENT OF THE LAST TEN YEARS....ANYTHING THAT GIVES YOU FACTS... DO YOU KNOW THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN FACTS AND FICTION?????
I wonder how much this little ditty is costing the taxpayers! I hope the people who voted for this bimbo realize now that they elected a fool for president. Who knows, maybe he will try and get a tax credit for playing! While people are trying their hardest to find a job this idiot and his fellow idiots are playing at our expense!
OH MY ATHIEST FORCE!! WILL I STILL GET MY WELFARE CHECK!!!! MSNBC IS BETTER THAN FAUX NEWS YOU KNOW. OBAMA IS SMART, HE'LL FIND WAYS TO PAY ME MY WELFARE CHECK!!
Arch....Your an idiot!! People are not trying their hardest to find a job. Businesses are rehiring, entry level positions to executive positions. Get a newspaper, see for yourself! Now, whether someone wishes to take a step down from their previous position is a different story, but the jobs are out there waiting! Go get one Champ, I know you can do it!
and politicians wonder why people hate them
Nobel Peace Prize winner!!!! lol
Lowering golf's overall costs, time requirements, and making the game more fun will increase global golf participation and popularity. Increased popularity and participation will create massive international job creation and economic stimulation. For all the golf haters bashing Obama, Biden, and Boehner for golfing, their promotion of the game is one of the smartest thing I have seen the US Government do in a very very long time. Actually, if you look at the economics of the game, golf gives back to the general economy and well being of humanity more than any sporting event known to man. This is vital when we look at positive change and innovation for the future. Keep On Rockin'!!
And while you are at it, check out http://www.intergalacticgolf.tv, The Future of Golf.
Forgive any mistakes but I'm typing this on my phone. Ok, simple point of order for glenda. If Gates and Petraus ordered a strike within Pakistan without direct order of the president they would be in violation of the constitution. By carrying out an act of war against a soverign nation without congressional athourity they have taken part in a coup, which in our judiciary is defined as treason. I'm not arguing the validity of their action, but the legal implications of what you propose is that two men circumvented the constitution to wield the might of the U.S. military without any authority but their own. The implications of what you propose are astounding. So if D.B. Cooper shows up in canada?
Thanks Che 3 ! U made my day soooo great with your thoughtfulness and intelect ! Seems like Glenda does not have a man to satisfy her well at night ! She comes across as too bitter ! Get better sister, not bitter
Why do all of you morons blame past presidents? WHO CARES. What's done is done, and we can't change it. Personally, I don't like obama much, but he hasn't really gotten a chance to do anything, with congress split. Also, people take vacations. It is absolutly necessary, unless you want to try to run the country without ever taking a break . . . Come on people. Stop whining and griping when you support one party or another. Dems and republicans are equally stupid and childish.
Obama is a really "bad joke" that has been played on America! The American people are such fools!
The destruction of the middle class, is the goal of this administration. Only then can the socialist goals be met. Only the very, very rich will exist, (of which our President is now part of), and the very poor. At that point, a select group of the rich and powerful will control every aspect of the peasants lives.
People need to stop defending Obama for the idiotic things he say and does? America deserves much better than Obama! Put aside all your political bias, and take a good llok at this country right now! Only one owrd can describe America now, a "Mess".
9.1% unemployment.... Yeah, go play some F@ucking golf Obama.
Obama has turned America into a homeless car camp.
Obama dismissed the advice of the White House Legal Counsel regarding the action taken in Libya. This is unheard of. He had better start listening soon.Please Mr.Pres. stop partying and get to work.
If u dont listen 2 both sides u r not informed and ignorant, the dems and repubs tell us 1 thing and lie .the media does the same. half the media is for dems and report accordingly example cnn 4 dems fox 4 repubs. obama was asleep when the seal mission was getting under way fact the photo shows him in his sleeping clothes looking like he just woke up. besides the news all of them said he was .fact he couldnt get the right copy of his birth certificate until 2years into his presidency .why because he either is lying or likes controversary.
People u seem like political people mostly inorant 2 facts , arrogant 2 your opinion, and unwilling 2 change 4 the good of the u.s.a . unions served there perpose decades ago and they r now a stain on the rest of us . dont give businesses tax brakes so they can send the company 2 mexico then u peeps can cry about that. u the people r the cause not the soluution..i hope u peeps do your homework and vote not for a party but for the best person no matter the party . if not i fill sorry 4 u and america
Obama doersnt listen to the people. His obamacare will tax us far beyond the almost 20 o/o in Canada. The care you have now is the best you will ever have. next its rationed. why do the Canadians come here for care?
hey TEABAGGERS WHEN DID WE EVER FOLLOW THE CONSTITUTION? REWRITING THE REAGAN ARMS FOR HOSTAGES AND DRUGS FOR CONTRAS WONT CHANGE THE FACTS
Almost 10% unemployment in my state, people lining up for food stamps because there are no jobs! Where are the Jobs Mr. President....we voted for you and now were getting s#*t on..........Ok, have a cold beer, enjoy your round of golf, make your breakfast order prior to 8:30, get your massage before you go to bed and sleep tight. Makes me want to throw up.
Play a good game. enjoy a good day you got my vote in 2012 there nothing better most gop are not in reality they just play blame games and truth be told they are the blame for our Job loss
I can see Boehner, Kasich, and Biden golfing but Osama? I thought black people weren't allowed on golf courses. Did I miss somethin'? What is this cuntry cumin' to anyway?
BFD. . . Golf is a luxury! I am a small business owner working 70 plus a week . . . dedicated to keeping jobs going . . . Why are our leaders at the top playing games?????!!!!??? Vote no on the Obama 'hope and change'
You say GOP Congress was responsible for the surplus during the Clinto administration. If that is the case, then why were they voted out? I don't understand how one can blame Obama purely when the GOP has been the party of no. They go against everything he says. And of course Obama didn't kill bin Laden. But his administration did gosh stop being so literal. If he was killed during a GOP administration you would be saying that prez killed him. Its funny you say Obama supporters are racist but you call him "BOY" and mentioned a watermelon patch. The funny thing is, I have worked in two grocery stores and see more whites buy watermelon. That's a dumb stereotype.
Wow a bunch of racist comment from the individuals who live in double wide trailers sleeping with they're sisters go back home shut up and get a damn clue. This country has been screwed up since 2000 because idiots who are easily lead voted that party in twice and you're still in you're trailers what a bunch of sorry
9.1% unemployment mr. president.
Go play golf...at least you aren't destroying the country while you play golf.
Glenda, Watermelons and BOY, huh? I thought as much! Go ahead and get your white robe and dunce hat hood out of the dry cleaners! I happen to know racism abounds in the military too, so don't think, that any of us are dellusional enough to exempt you from that mindset! You are a racist to the core; military or not! @dew; how many white presidents did we vote for because they were white? We voted for many of them because we had no other choice. I voted for Pres Obama, because he is RIGHTEOUSLY CONCERNED,
we are all Americans! bottom line....watch all the news media outlets....use COMMON SENSE and make a decision from that. Things are only getting worse. We can't sustain with more 'takers' than 'makers' SIMPLE economics. We all need to remember what kind of sacrifices our ancesstors made to get us to where we all are today.
@ liz the first. G.entalmen O.nly L.adies F.orbidden. GOLF.
to the tea party asswipe named , obamasucks' how bright dummy ,that said you go fu?k yourself. to hateful bastards like , astro, bill ,ect..shut up loosers at least the pres and bonner might and will resolve issues on that golf course. to glenda, well what can i say to a hateful close minded conseritive bit?h like you, you wont listen. damn what sad narrow minded hating bigots we have here, damn you all.
no one can be civil to all of you close minded tea baggers, so why wast my an any other at least moderate minded person on here. be they democrat , independent, or even moderate minded republican.
glenda you stupid beatchh, did i see you write that president Obama spend 'billions' on trips for him and he 1st lady? how stupid. dam i totally hate tea baggers like you, totally ignorant and stupid.
Glenda's line "they have DID nothing" speaks volumes about her level of education. Just another stupid person who believes every thing Rush, Beck and Fox news tells her. It's a shame people don't have to pass a test to vote. Bill's right – there really are a lot of dumb people who are uninformed, uneducated blithering idiots & MOSTLY REPUBLICANS or Tea baggers! She and her likes were part of the Birthers movement
Glenda's line "they have DID nothing" speaks volumes about her (& not just her level of education). Just another stupid person who believes every thing Rush, Beck and Fox news says. It's a shame people don't have to pass a test to vote. Bill's right – there really are a lot of dumb people who are uninformed, uneducated blithering idiots like the Tea Baggers! She was probably part of the Birthers movement. Racist people to stupid to know they even are racist.
BTW Glenda its "have done, not did" Just for your own edification (not that you'll understand). Keep saying "have did, he done, etc"
I am on. now see you.
I just want to make this "Bilingual". No soy norte americano aunque si soy americano y no soy mexicano pero si le puedo decir que TODOS deberiamos de estar UNIDOS. OBAMA es un gran Presidente ustedes no saben cuantos paises le gustaria tener un presidente como OBAMA. Work hard and make your own way to be success without asking anything to your PRESIDENT!
@charles v stansell; BOY? The MAN is 50 years old! That's typical of a white racist idiot! Being born and raised in the south, we've always known that black men were never respected as much more than a 'boy' to the 'WHITE MAN'! Even during and right after slavery, Old Jeb and Old Tom could've been 90 years old, but they were still referred to as 'boy', and if they continued to be good subservient 'boys', the may earn the esteemed title of 'uncle'! I knew it all along! You an old diehard racist pig! LOL!
@itiwgi; truth be told! YOU GO!
Rufus R Danley; Were you being funny? You must be joking. I hope you are anyway! But in case you were serious, I'd just like to ask what 'hole' have you been living in? Haven't you heard of TIGER WOODS? There have been quite a few black golfers on the courses, even before him, including his own father! Now, I know many of you still think we're supposed to be out there CADDYING for you, if you LET us out there at all, but that's LONG changed; because we PLAY too! And like in most sports, we play WELL!
You are absolutely Right .He is doing the Good Job.I am correct?