Economic growth is in the negative, unemployment is on the rise, Walmart´s forecasting a disastrous February for retail sales, poverty´s up, gas prices are up, the cost of health care premiums are up, middle class incomes are falling, consumer confidence is at a two year low, our deficit is unsustainable, and Barack Obama has just signed up for private golf lessons with two of the top teachers in the country. You might want to go back and read that last part again. Safely re-elected and with no concerns whatsoever that the media will take issue with his elitist behavior
Just imagine the conniption fits the media would have if George Bush had done this. For bashing the rich all the time 0bama sure loves the advantages of the rich and perks of the office. What a supreme hypocrite he is.
Watch the corrupt media cover skinny´s butt when we go back to negative growth. The raise in gas prices, less in everyone´s paychecks, means less to spend at the movies, restaurants and the malls. Once again its all the Republican´s fault.
I´m in florida taking $100/hr golf lessons and my wife has jetted off to Aspin to spend some more tax payer money shopping. Life is good, it´s all Bush´s fault and let them eat cake. What me worry, the media will cover for me making fun of Rubio for drinking water during his speech. Everything is going according to my plan. It is my destiny.
So what if I can´t afford to take a vacation.The important thing is that Dear Leader can get some well deserved R and R ...on our dollar. I am happy to give the preezy his fair share while I go without . Mrs. Dear Leader said we will get less of the pie and like it. She was so right. Fist bumps all around.
...can´t think of much better example of the self-centerness and lack of empathy for the citizens, then to have a president, be he pay $1000 an hr or gets a freebie, living the high life on our dime...
...getting to the point of wanting to pick up my baseball bat and practice a swing...
I knew Mooch didn´t go with him but I also knew she wasn´t sitting at the WH. I wonder if he took Reggie with him. If he spent that kind of money on a management course, I wouldn´t complain but golf!! Even if this was a free trip, what about $185,000/hr for Air Force One that taxpayers get stuck with. This news story came out tonight in ourarea....http://www.wptv.com/dpp/news/region_martin_county/palm_city/president-obama-visits-treasure-coast-what-would-a-weekend-trip-to-the-floridian-cost
Note to Barbara Tuchman: When stupid and selfish leaders in academia, government and media live lavishly and largely, there is no point in resistance as folly marches on. No one, no one at all, is listening to any adversary.
Reply 25 - Posted by:
M Stuart, 2/16/2013 7:24:39 AM (No. 9179456)
#23. Love it! So sick of the 0bamas "Movin´ on Up" saga.
Ever notice that these grifters always vacation in predominantly white resort areas ( Martha´s Vineyard, Hawaii, Aspen ) using predominantly white taxpayer money? I guess that blacks don´t care about the first part as long as zippy is "getting whitely" with the second part.
I´m sure the Harmon School of Golf works with hacks but Butch Harmon isn´t a from-the-ground up guy. He works with top players, tweaking, not looking to make wholesale changes. Maybe a thousand bucks an hour but not many hours with people at that level.
Obama is the antithesis of everything Harmon is, I´m hoping this is a case of Butch being between a rock and a hard place. All of this said, once again our miserable, horrible, disgusting excuse for a human being president shows the world his backside.
Reply 31 - Posted by:
Bad Dog, 2/16/2013 8:25:56 AM (No. 9179572)
The difference between Obama and GWB (well, one of myriad) is that GWB grew up rich, while Obama was born a po´ black child.
Regardless of how much money his grandparents had, what private schools he went to, or what many advantages he had as the grandson of his white grandparents, he presents himself as a po´ black man, down with the struggle.
And those truly born of slave ancestors actually buy into it. That he´s spending a grand per hour on golf lessons is, to all of them, just their guy gettin´ his from Da Man.
"What me worry"? says our relaxed and confident young President Kingfish. "A mere $1,000.00 an hour is pocket change for Uncle Sugar. You right wing squirrels just never get it. In this new Age of Aquarius money grows on trees."
Nothing´s going to help Zippy´s golf game, not all the practice or all the lessons in the world. That basketball-prowess talk is pure racism, and the baseball throws prove he doesn´t have an athletic bone in his body.
If the president is not being charged for his golf lessons, are they not then a "gift in kind" as these lessons surely have value. Hence, are these lessons not a taxable event if the president does not pay for them?
I thought gifts to officials were supposed to be worth than $25. Golf lessons can hardly be considered part of official duty-dom (if BO has any concept of that), so if free, they are gifts of a personal nature. I would say the IRS would go after any private individual who received that kind of emolument. However, since the IRS (or at least the last 16,000 of them) have been bought and paid for by The Won, fat chance they will have an interest in this.
The fool wants to be good enough to play with Tiger... I have a feeling he has been told no to that suggestion and "damn it I will show him how I am a worthy partner on the course" all the time on the course trying to prove something..Look at the top athletes he has made sure he has been around...Tiger has been the one he would covet..
#43 - although it was well publicized that Tiger turned down invitations to play with Bill Clinton, he jumped at the chance to play with Obama. Maybe Tiger shoud change his name to Colin, after Colin Powell who exhibited similalry odd behavior. /s
BTW, Obama can get all the lessons he wants but he will never be able to play golf as well as Tiger. The best amateur player in your state wouldn´t stand a chance on the PGA Tour - those guys play a different game than us mere mortals!
I think the comparison to "The Jeffersons" is unfair. The Jefferson´s started with one dry cleaning store, lived in a small house (assuming as neighbors of the Bunkers they had the same type of house), and through hard work earned their own money that enabled them to "move on up".
But does he have to pay? This is way more than a thousand dollars worth of free publicity for this pro. That said, I think the POTUS should be spending more time on the economy than on his golf swing (but on the other hand, maybe it´s better that he doesn´t focus on the economy, given his proposed fixes).
No, #28, I don´t think most blacks (or even most whites) know the kind of elitest behavior the Obamas engage in. If they happen to hear about any of it, they either think that all Presidents do that stuff or they think it is just lies from his detractors. I don´t think they really know what is happening. Most people don´t even know who the Vice President is!!!
It isn´t just the price of gas that has more than doubled. The price of everything, especially food, has doubled. Who can afford $6 for a gallon of milk?? Or $3.70/lb. for TOMATOES??? That is what we used to pay for steak!!
No matter how circuitous the route, no matter how deviously he received the money, any money Obamao uses to overpay the whorelike golfer, Butch Harmon, is dirty money, is theft, is stolen, one devious way or the other, from all of us taxpayers. The Harmons will walk in shame and they should hang their heads low, taking money from the impersonator in chief in a grandstand and totally tasteless Nero-like move.
I hope Lucifer´s son improves his golf game. I am glad that Lucifer´s son is so lazy. While he wastes his time on golf, that is less time he has to enact his agenda. We all need to pray for the end of this EVIL regime. The economy will not improve with this Lucifer charlatan at the helm.
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