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Obama returns to Washington
after summer vacation

Associated Press, by Darlene Superville

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 8/18/2013 11:19:33 PM

WASHINGTON — Vacation over, President Barack Obama returned to the White House late Sunday after a weeklong getaway to the Massachusetts island of Martha´s Vineyard. Before returning, the president squeezed in one final round of golf, his sixth of the vacation, before boarding Air Force One on Cape Cod, Mass., for the trip home with his wife, Michelle, and daughters Malia and Sasha. His golf foursome at Vineyard Golf Club in Edgartown included World Bank President Jim Kim, New York lawyer and Obama fundraiser Eunu Chun, and aide Mike Brush, the White House said. Obama was on the picturesque island

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Patchy Groundfog, 8/18/2013 11:21:51 PM     (No. 9480331)

Most non-reassuring headline ever.

The laughter you hear is coming from Cairo among other places.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: scottc, 8/18/2013 11:25:35 PM     (No. 9480334)

"Obama returns to Washington
after fifth summer vacation"

Fixed it!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Boneshaker, 8/18/2013 11:29:50 PM     (No. 9480337)

The Royal couple return to Mount Olympus.

Did it take the usual 35 aircraft, 50 vehicles, an aircraft carrier, 300 security personnel, cadres of maids, hairdressers, wig handlers, wardrobe attendants, shoe polishers, food tasters, dog walkers, publicists, photographers, historians, etc., etc.?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: TexasAllTheWay, 8/18/2013 11:37:44 PM     (No. 9480343)

So, what about Bo? They didn´t leave him there, did they??!


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Reply 5 - Posted by: BeatleJeff, 8/19/2013 12:17:59 AM     (No. 9480362)

Fear not! He´ll be back on vacation in no time flat!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: ladydawgfan, 8/19/2013 12:26:55 AM     (No. 9480365)

When does the imperial family leave for their Autumn vacation? And then, of course, there´s their pre-holiday "break," as well as their annual holiday bash in Hawaii.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 8/19/2013 12:35:36 AM     (No. 9480370)

The man lives to play golf. If only he would, and leave us alone.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: cdunnrun, 8/19/2013 1:54:21 AM     (No. 9480382)

Obama vacationed like a TRUE 1%er.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Crosscut, 8/19/2013 2:45:18 AM     (No. 9480395)

Who cares?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Spidey, 8/19/2013 3:06:29 AM     (No. 9480400)

O from MO´s nagging.


But he could play with Hitler,Al Capone,Charles Manson,etc it wouldn´t bother the AP.

Can anybody imagine Bush playing golf with the top dogs at Haliburton?

I have to believe the leader of the World Bank was there,to hear about funding another Obama scheme to enrich his buddies.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: globalwarmer, 8/19/2013 3:35:58 AM     (No. 9480409)

It matters not. Valery Jarrett is omnipresent to run the government.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: steveW, 8/19/2013 3:36:19 AM     (No. 9480410)

We can now conclude that Dear Leader does all his deepest thinking while on the greens. This is where he figures out how to create jobs, unite the races, heal the world and save the planet, all while putting away the hours. It´s all too wonderful.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 8/19/2013 3:37:43 AM     (No. 9480411)

And Bo the rent-a-dog was returned to wherever.

Did I read it correctly that he played golf with Jim Kim on MV and will have a private meeting on Monday with various financial regulators ? More transparency ?

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Rinktum, 8/19/2013 4:53:23 AM     (No. 9480431)

#8, he does vacation like a 1 %-er with one small difference. He didn´t build that! Most of Obama´s wealthy cronies actually work to create their wealth. Obama works to take it from them. However, if Obama really cared for equality and spreading the wealth around like he says he does, he would cut the cronyism and restructure the tax code. Then he would be confident that all those wealthy people want to actually be friends with him instead of trying to work an angle. Cronyism is destroying this country one politician at a time on both sides of the aisle. Stop the lobbyists and save the country because apparently politicians cannot resist them. They cash in when they are in office and then become one of them immediately upon leaving office. It is an altogether unlawful unholy alliance.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: mickturn, 8/19/2013 9:21:57 AM     (No. 9480734)

NOW he´s really going to buckle down and get to work...Right.......

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Words have Meaning, 8/19/2013 11:36:15 AM     (No. 9480974)

POTUS returned from vacation with the usual four jets.
1 for Bo the dog.
1 jet for the girls because they want to go somewhere else before school starts.
1 for FLOTUS because she can´t stand the preezy.
1 for the poser n chief. He gets the 747 because he likes to make a big entrance. Also he wants to travel with Reggie Love and smoke on the plane, both of which Moochelle hates.

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