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Obama´s Golf Course Has Been
Spared from the Shutdown

Breitbart the Conservation, by Elizabeth Sheld

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Posted By:JoniTx, 10/7/2013 2:44:55 AM

One of Obama´s preferred golf courses, the course on Andrews Airforce Base remains open during the government shutdown. The grocery stores on the base, where troops get discounted groceries for their families are, however, closed. They will shop "at local stores that cost about 30 percent more, Lieutenant General Raymond Mason, the service’s deputy chief of staff for logistics, said yesterday at a House hearing." The Andrews Air Force Base golf course is funded through user fees and that’s why it remains open, said Air Force Captain Lindy Singleton, chief of public affairs for the 11th Wing at Andrews. Obama

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Lala, 10/7/2013 3:16:04 AM     (No. 9553658)

Many of the national parks are funded through user fees, too, yet they remain closed. They think we´re stupid.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: ocjim, 10/7/2013 3:25:26 AM     (No. 9553662)

Yea, unfair it is, but this is expected from this character. And I fully understand the resentment of everything Obama, but enough with the golf. Let´s pick our battles more selectively. Besides note the following two term stats for presidential rounds of golf, data rounded.

-Woodrow Wilson - 1200 rounds (and incapacitated his last year)
-Dwight Eisenhower - 800 rounds
-Barack Obama - 100 rounds so far

Hey, I abhor the guy and his policies as much as anyone but let´s let the golf thing go, what d´ya say?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Spidey, 10/7/2013 4:10:19 AM     (No. 9553673)

It´s not just a simple matter of Obama playing golf.They can find the funds for that but not for children´s cancer research and now something that´s probably automated for the most part,amber alerts.

We already saw under sequester how Obama cherry picks what he wants to fund or not.The WH tours cost is infitesimal compared to a lot of other crap the government wastes billions on.

Obama is a very petty and childish person when he doesn´tget his way.Even calling this a gov´t shutdown is totally misleading.

Bush gave up golf out of respect of soldiers fighting and dying,you won´t see such a gesture from the golf obsessed Obama.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Trigger2, 10/7/2013 6:34:23 AM     (No. 9553724)

How about the parks totally run and upkept by private companies with 20% of the fees going directly back to goobermint without lifting a finger? So much for that Lt Gen´s lie directly to congress. Apparently he values his job more than ethics.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Keekng, 10/7/2013 7:12:31 AM     (No. 9553761)

The shutdowns are due to vindictiveness from obama´s hissy fit.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Malia2012, 10/7/2013 9:41:16 AM     (No. 9553941)

Not shutting down HIS Golf Course is only a symptom of the cancer being spread from this W.H. and it´s occupier. It is beyond despicable that while HE can still golf, Military families cannot SHOP at the stores on that base and must go elsewhere and pay 30% higher for their groceries. While it´s easy for some to say this is a small item, it is just one more gross-fascist-intimidation being foisted on OUR Military and ALL American Citizens. Shame, shame.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: mitzi, 10/7/2013 11:21:28 AM     (No. 9554145)

On Saturday there was an article posted about C.S. Lewis.

http://www.lucianne.com/thread/?artnum=755041

His next book, "The Screwtape Letters" of 1942, had the opposite tone, with advice of a devil to his nephew, an apprentice tempter. The message, presented humorously, was that it wasn´t necessary to try to seduce mortals to commit dramatic sins, since simply getting them to obsess on the wrong priorities would lead them astray: "Why adultery when golf will do?"

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