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Obama Playing Golf in England

Just as I suspected. Obama is playing golf this afternoon in England, because he has nothing better to do on a taxpayer-financed official foreign trip. Unfortunately for him, in order to avoid causing an international incident, he had to bring along British Prime Minister David Cameron. Just imagine, next year he’ll have to pay to play golf overseas himself. They’re at The Grove, one of

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Obama Rests Up From His Vacation

Two days after returning from some kind of hiking expedition in Argentina and one day after spending a day doing nothing – at least publicly – at the White House, President Obama today is playing golf. He is at the Joint Base Andrews course playing with some of the usual junior White House aides.

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Golf for Obama In Dallas

Yup, as I predicted. From the pool report: POTUS arrived at the Dallas National Golf Club at 12:50 after an uneventful ride through the Dallas suburbs. He is golfing with Ron Kirk, Emmitt Smith and Peter Kraus, according to a White House aide. The club has the top-ranked course in all of Texas. Now what do you want to bet the trip to the golf

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Obama Playing Golf

Well, the White House finally released Obama’s actual schedule for the day. It’s golf. The man does make the most of his weekends. I could learn a thing or two. Not that it’s the weekend yet. The president today is playing with some of his usual relatively junior White House aides. But instead of the customary military base course, he’s at Columbia Country Club in Chevy Chase,

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The Latest Obama Golf Update

President Obama is playing golf today at the lovely TPC Potomac club in Potomac, Md. The president usually plays at one of the military installation courses, like the one at Joint Base Andrews, but today he decided on a private club instead. Not bad. From the website: Less than 20 miles from the nation’s capital is a pure golf experience waiting for you at TPC Potomac at

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Saturday Golf

President Obama is out playing his usual Saturday round of golf. He’s at the Joint Base Andrews course, where the forecast is sunny and beautiful. He’s playing with some of the usual junior White House aides. It’s Obama’s 11th round of the year and 224th of this presidency.

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Obama Golf Update

Just, for the record, want to make sure you are aware that President Obama has not been missing any golf. He played the last two weekends even though he spent half of this past weekend in Panama. Both outings were at the Joint Base Andrews course, mainly with the junior White House aides who usually accompany him onto the greens. The president has already completed ten rounds

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All-Star Golf Lineup for Obama in Florida

Updated March 30 at 5:00 am ET. President Obama today is playing golf at the Floridian National Golf Course with former basketball great Alonzo Mourning, former football great Ahmad Rashad, and someone named Cy Walker. Rashad, who is now a broadcaster, is dating Valerie Jarrett. Or was. I’m not keeping track of it. Cy Walker is Valerie Jarrett’s cousin. Or was. I’m not keeping track of that either. The

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President to Play Golf While Fate of World Decided

It’s the final, tense days of 18 months of negotiations over one of the most critical treaties of modern times – the terms under which Iran will either be permitted or not permitted to obtain a nuclear weapon. It will be permitted to obtain one, but stick with me here. The president’s emissaries, led by his Secretary of State, are in Switzerland feverishly negotiating the

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Obama Takes a Three-Day Golf Vacation in Palm Springs

I know what you’re thinking. Should he really be doing this given that the economy is just so-so and the world is in crisis? But look, it’s been six weeks since he had a vacation. I mean, give the guy a break. President Obama is taking a three-day golf vacation in Palm Springs, California. Obama arrived there Saturday after a quick flight from San Francisco,

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Obama Not Complaining About Global Warming Today

Because it’s still early February, and he went to play golf. It’s nearly 60 degrees in the Washington DC area today. He’s playing at Joint Base Andrews with three of his usual partners, White House aides Mike Brush, Joe Paulsen, and Marvin Nicholson It’s Obama’s second time playing this year and the 215th outing of his presidency.

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Obama Played Golf 56 Times in 2014

Well, it’s a new record. President Obama last year played golf 56 times, easily bulldozing his previous marking, set just last year, of 46 times in a year and belying claims that he needs lots of golf to relax. This year’s total is about 28 more outings than he averaged annually during his first term, when the pressure must have really been on an inexperienced new president facing

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