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Barack Obama reports to jury duty in
Chicago - and arrives in a motorcade
to crowds of fans taking photos

Daily Mail [UK], by Agence France-Presse

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 11/8/2017 1:28:31 PM

Former president Barack Obama answered a jury summons Wednesday, arriving at a Chicago courthouse to perform the civic duty asked of all Americans. The former leader of the free world was the only juror to arrive by motorcade, however, accompanied by tight security and met by a throng of news media. As a prospective juror, Obama -- a former law professor -- will join fellow citizens at the courthouse, waiting to see if he is chosen to serve on a trial. He will earn the standard compensation of $17.20 per day. Former president Barack Obama answered a jury summons Wednesday, arriving at


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Heil Liberals, 11/8/2017 1:31:22 PM     (No. 11445790)

I´ll be surprised if his head fits through the door.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: jar, 11/8/2017 1:36:04 PM     (No. 11445797)

It´s so easy to get out of jury duty. Has any other president served? Good stunt, though.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: meidei, 11/8/2017 1:38:49 PM     (No. 11445801)

A motorcade ... really? Who tipped off the press?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: nimby, 11/8/2017 1:53:30 PM     (No. 11445812)

Missing spotlight, huh?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: earlybird, 11/8/2017 1:56:57 PM     (No. 11445814)

It doesn’t take much to amuse in Chicago. Draw a crowd. They’re probably interested in a change of pace after the nonstop shootings.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 11/8/2017 1:58:50 PM     (No. 11445819)

Was he taken inside on a litter?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Videodrone, 11/8/2017 2:02:21 PM     (No. 11445824)

How many bags of pot infused gummy nears does he have with him?


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Reply 8 - Posted by: Videodrone, 11/8/2017 2:03:08 PM     (No. 11445825)

Er, Gummy Bears

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Reply 9 - Posted by: MorningStar, 11/8/2017 2:03:40 PM     (No. 11445826)

Article misstated: "Obama -- a former law professor" is absolutely FALSE. Obama was NEVER a law professor, he was a law instructor. Big difference!! He and the Mooch both LOST their law licenses, and not b/c they were honest. Rely on the enemedia to inform you of the truth. (Sarcasm)

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Reply 10 - Posted by: rubberneck, 11/8/2017 2:13:21 PM     (No. 11445834)

Did he have to go through the metal detector, or get "wanded"? You know, like us commoners?

(When I served jury, the first day I made the cardinal mistake of showing up with a tiny knife on my keychain. You´d a-thought I was Bin Laden, by the reaction of the security flunkies! I didn´t make THAT mistake again...)

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Reply 11 - Posted by: hurricanegirl, 11/8/2017 2:19:27 PM     (No. 11445845)

Uh oh! I see a problem: They won´t let you just vote "present" on a jury!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: TXknitter, 11/8/2017 2:21:18 PM     (No. 11445846)

Its the PRESS throng that makes it look bigger than it is plus you can believe calls were made to assure an adoring bunch of groupies. BO was denounced one year ago - finally and resoundingly and that is a fact. He sure is aging quickly, eh?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: jerseytomato, 11/8/2017 2:34:46 PM     (No. 11445860)

Former community organizer and now a member of the ´One Percent´ he condemmned.

Being the worst President in the history of this country has certainly been financially profitable for Obama.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 11/8/2017 4:44:33 PM     (No. 11446011)

Article calls him a "Former law professor"- he was never a "Law professor" he was only an attendant lecturer. He was never even a permanent on staff lecturer- he worked on a convenient as you can basis flapping his gums together in front of wide eyed freshmen.

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