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Another Business
Visited by Obama Closes

Weekly Standard, by Daniel Halper

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 2/20/2013 5:07:30 AM

Last week, it was announced that Ray´s Hell Burger just outside Washington, D.C. would be closing its doors. A fan of the burger joint was President Obama, who had visited the location with his Russian counterpart. Well, it´s happened again. In August, Obama visited Star Brewery in Dubuque. And now a local publication reports that the business is closing its doors. THonline.com reports: Star Restaurant and Ultra Lounge apparently has closed. A sign posted on the front door of the Port of Dubuque restaurant, at 600 Star Brewery Drive,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Topic Thunder, 2/20/2013 5:23:01 AM     (No. 9186079)

Obama is an easy man to track - he leaves dead businesses wherever he goes.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Spidey, 2/20/2013 5:29:52 AM     (No. 9186082)

At least these people are still alive.Not so much for a couple of people who got killed in Chicago within a couple days after him being there preaching against gun violence.

The closer we get to Obamcare the closer we get to more business closures.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: pickle1, 2/20/2013 6:10:43 AM     (No. 9186106)

Ain´t money laundering grand?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 2/20/2013 6:23:09 AM     (No. 9186128)

Can´t wait for the stories about how this guy is so good, he doesn´t even have to physically visit businesses to shut them down.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: pineledger, 2/20/2013 6:32:07 AM     (No. 9186143)

The Obama Touch. Everything turns to dross.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Trigger2, 2/20/2013 7:08:30 AM     (No. 9186204)

Maybe even the Black Barry touch...

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Echohawk, 2/20/2013 7:44:51 AM     (No. 9186286)

Either these shop and store closings are just a coincidence, or locals are boycotting businesses that Obama visits. Either way, I wouldn´t let him within 100 yards if I owned a store or shop!


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Reply 8 - Posted by: Hugh Akston, 2/20/2013 7:55:09 AM     (No. 9186303)

This is just a local snapshot of what he is doing on a national level...or even to the nation.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: ocjim, 2/20/2013 8:02:09 AM     (No. 9186313)

Obama is to business what Typhoid Mary was to public health.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: LouD, 2/20/2013 8:52:59 AM     (No. 9186415)

This shouldn´t come as a surprise. After all, he didn´t have to visit Solyndra, or that electric car maker, or a number of other businesses to close them. All he has to do is praise them, and Bingo! They go bankrupt!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: hershey, 2/20/2013 9:26:19 AM     (No. 9186486)

Zippy visit = the kiss of death

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Reply 12 - Posted by: The Patriot Code, 2/20/2013 9:33:01 AM     (No. 9186502)

I wonder how that pizza restaurant in Orlando is doing? You know, the one where the burly owner picked 0 up and gave him a bear hug. I read that lots of locals had vowed to boycott the place.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Opsimath, 2/20/2013 9:49:40 AM     (No. 9186545)

Post of the day, #9!!

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Reply 14 - Posted by: cheeflo, 2/20/2013 12:18:14 PM     (No. 9186859)

It´s not just businesses -- sports teams also tank with his endorsement. It´s kind of spooky.

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