Family friend injured; Obama leaves golf game abruptly

Monday, Dec. 28, 2009 5:13 PM
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KAILUA, Hawaii — An administration official said a child of an Obama family friend was injured today, prompting the president to abruptly end a golf game and speed home.

An ambulance was seen speeding toward their compound.

White House aides said the speedy departure and return to the president's home was not a matter of national security or because of a threat to Obama's safety.

Obama was playing golf when reporters who travel with him were quickly assembled for a return to the first family's neighborhood.

Journalists saw an ambulance speed past with its lights on, heading toward the end of Obama's street.

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jojo1184
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jojo1184 12/28/09 - 05:17 pm
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I think Michelle just found

I think Michelle just found out about his mistress.

1313
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1313 12/28/09 - 05:38 pm
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Or maybe it finally dawned on

Or maybe it finally dawned on him why Tiger missed the tee time.

bdittle
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bdittle 12/28/09 - 05:40 pm
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jojo, I know that was

jojo, I know that was supposed to be funny, but you are going to have an uphill battle attacking Obama as something other than a complete and dedicated family man.

JohnRandolphHardisonCain
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JohnRandolphHardisonCain 12/28/09 - 05:40 pm
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TrulyWorried
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TrulyWorried 12/28/09 - 06:19 pm
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Thanks, JohnRandolph!!

Thanks, JohnRandolph!! Stitches for a child!!! Who cares about national emergencies!

Lorraine
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Lorraine 12/28/09 - 07:39 pm
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joio1184 You are an idiot! I

joio1184 You are an idiot! I do not find any humor in anyone being injured, especially a child. You need to take your jokes somewhere else.

jackragg
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jackragg 12/28/09 - 07:58 pm
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This is not news. What is it

This is not news. What is it with this obsession the media has with Obama? Next they'll be reporting when he goes to the bathroom. Are we supposed to be impressed because he left a golf game?

APiratesLife4Me
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APiratesLife4Me 12/28/09 - 08:13 pm
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Don't worry about your

Don't worry about your country being attacked by a terrorist but a friends the son of a friend is prioroty one? Go figure. Must have been another muslim buddy.

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happychimer 12/28/09 - 08:37 pm
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you idiots think it is funny

you idiots think it is funny that a child was injured? Is that how you treat your friends if they have and injured loved one? I am proud that I don't have friends who condemn me for caring if a loved one is hurt. You people are cruel.

BakersfieldCityLimits
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BakersfieldCityLimits 12/28/09 - 08:43 pm
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Too bad that the Health Care

Too bad that the Health Care bill has not passed, it would be interesting to see if the injured child would have had to wait for hours and hours to be seen. But then again, this bill doesn't really apply to the ruling class, does it?

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csrareader 12/28/09 - 09:09 pm
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I'm sure Obama will blame

I'm sure Obama will blame George Bush for the poor child's injury.

OutInSpace
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OutInSpace 12/28/09 - 09:13 pm
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I think he was probably just

I think he was probably just worried about legal liability since it happened at the house he is renting. He wanted to be the first lawyer on scene.

Lorraine
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Lorraine 12/28/09 - 09:13 pm
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BakersfieldCityLimits what is

BakersfieldCityLimits what is really interesting is how you and others manage to link unrelated information to a story just to show your ignorance and your uncaring character.

DEVGRU
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DEVGRU 12/28/09 - 09:32 pm
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And the ignoramus's abound in

And the ignoramus's abound in Augusta, Georgia. Apparently a large number of Augusta residents like to stand at the end of the Augusta National's driving range on Washington Road every year to catch the balls with their heads.

OutInSpace
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OutInSpace 12/28/09 - 09:33 pm
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There is a new driving

There is a new driving "Tiger-proof" driving range for this year, that won't happen any more.

KSL
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KSL 12/28/09 - 10:22 pm
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Just a bit curious. I'm

Just a bit curious. I'm hoping family friends in "the party" are not at taxpayer expense. Hope whoever was injured is okay and that he/she has insurance.

KSL
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KSL 12/28/09 - 10:23 pm
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Clarification, I hope they

Clarification, I hope they were there paying their own way.

KSL
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KSL 12/28/09 - 10:25 pm
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Or, if not, at the very the

Or, if not, at the very the very least, Obam was paying for their presence, not the DNC or some lobbyists.

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Asitisinaug 12/28/09 - 10:55 pm
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So now we know how to get our

So now we know how to get our President to actually act on something and get off of the golf course. If only he would do this for our troops and the country as a whole.

KSL
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KSL 12/28/09 - 11:03 pm
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It makes me wonder what he

It makes me wonder what he has been doing when something happened. What was he doing when the incident at Ft. Hood happened. Or the last two flights from Nigeria that had problems. I really want to know more details why that pulled him off the golf course.

KSL
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KSL 12/28/09 - 11:12 pm
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The news is reporting that

The news is reporting that the terrorist who was planning to blow up the plane going to Detroit was on a watch list and his father had reported him. But the information was not enough to take away his visa. I say, take away all of the visas and screen the heck out of anyone trying to enter the US. And secure the dang borders. We have a number of agencies that are not really seriously doing their jobs.

humbleopinion
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humbleopinion 12/29/09 - 12:43 am
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I had thought maybe it was

I had thought maybe it was that the DRUNKEN Max Baucus had passed out at the Obama rental home. And we all know that Obama would be way too scared of his she/male wife to ever cheat on her. With the biceps she's sporting she could really inflict some damage to his head with a golf club. But the REAL story is that he had heard his REAL birth certificate had been discovered and he was racing to be sure it was destroyed before being revealed....along with the non-existent college records and transcripts.......Let's all just keep telling ourselves that it is only 1119 days until this nightmare ends and REAL change will arrive!

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Brad Owens 12/29/09 - 04:49 am
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Interesting, it seems that he

Interesting, it seems that he left a game to go with his freind to check on an injured child. Seems to me that he did the RIGHT thing. He did what My Dad would do, what I would do, what anyone should do who cares about his family and his freinds children who are visiting his family there. You all are making some real leaps here trying to frame this as anything but the regular actions of people when a child is hurt. If you hate Obama, OK but at least he doing what a NORMAL average everyday Joe would do, and I am glad to see he puts things like this over a game of golf. You all need to relax, chill out, and not take EVERYTHING to the far reaches of reality for the sake of trying to make Obama look bad. Aren't his policies what we should be looking at and not something that is CORRECT?

johnston.cliff
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johnston.cliff 12/29/09 - 04:57 am
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I didn't see anyone posting a

I didn't see anyone posting a joke about the injured child. All of the humor was aimed at the president.

ispy4u
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ispy4u 12/29/09 - 07:36 am
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Augusta's classless idiots at

Augusta's classless idiots at their best.

ron_rlw
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ron_rlw 12/29/09 - 07:41 am
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Brad ... Obama did the right

Brad ... Obama did the right thing ... we do wish he would also do the right thing about real problem in the US.

ispy4u
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ispy4u 12/29/09 - 07:41 am
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HUMBLEOPINION you must be

HUMBLEOPINION you must be jealous because she can kick your behind? I wonder is Barbara Bush was really a man in drag? See idiot. Others can make stupid comments like you do.

ispy4u
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ispy4u 12/29/09 - 07:45 am
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Should have been "lf" Barbara

Should have been "lf" Barbara Bush.

CobaltGeorge
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CobaltGeorge 12/29/09 - 08:05 am
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Hmmmmm, 9/11 Bush=verbal

Hmmmmm, 9/11 Bush=verbal response time to public, 41 minutes. Christmas 2009 known terrorist attack, so called president=verbal response time to the public, 3 days. Dec 28 A child of a friend of the so called president is injured=response time immediately in the middle of a golf swing. Hmmmmm.

ispy4u
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ispy4u 12/29/09 - 08:16 am
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Keep making your stupid

Keep making your stupid comments. Just proving what idiots you alll are.

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