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Stumbler Donating Member (599 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 07:15 AM
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10. Ok, does anyone know...
How many, or rather specifically, which previous sitting presidents have been called for jury duty in the past? This is an absurd failure of oversight, imo. And a great excuse for the Conservative & M$M to attack Obama for "failing to uphold his public responsibilities." What a joke...
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  -Source: Obama to skip jury duty in Chicago suburbs iandhr  Jan-25-10 12:57 AM   #0 
  - Presidents should be exempt.  CaliforniaPeggy   Jan-25-10 01:24 AM   #1 
  - If it's a state matter, I'm almost certain his constitutional duties would excuse him.  Hosnon   Jan-25-10 09:36 AM   #20 
  - "skip" is rather misleading.  SeattleGirl   Jan-25-10 02:06 AM   #2 
  - Was this just an oversight by the courthouse? I hope.  Quantess   Jan-25-10 02:33 AM   #3 
  - No one is except in Illinois  harkadog   Jan-25-10 04:11 AM   #7 
  - I got a jury summons from a previous residence after I had moved.  tanyev   Jan-25-10 07:17 AM   #11 
     - I wish it was that easy everywhere.  deadmessengers   Jan-25-10 09:48 AM   #21 
  - How the hell could anyone expect a sitting president to serve jury duty? lol, this is ridiculous. nt  Arrowhead2k1   Jan-25-10 02:37 AM   #4 
  - Why does the computer know that he is in Washington?  AngryAmish   Jan-25-10 08:18 AM   #13 
  - I hope that he has a note from his employer.  TheEuclideanOne   Jan-25-10 02:39 AM   #5 
  - Okay. . .I excuse him.  Suji to Seoul   Jan-25-10 04:32 AM   #8 
     - The snarky side of me wants to say  TheEuclideanOne   Jan-25-10 04:52 AM   #9 
  - You know, in his shoes...  moonbatmax   Jan-25-10 03:10 AM   #6 
  - Ok, does anyone know...  Stumbler   Jan-25-10 07:15 AM   #10 
  - Why is this a failure of oversight?  AngryAmish   Jan-25-10 08:21 AM   #15 
     - Ok, I think you missed my point.  Stumbler   Jan-25-10 10:50 AM   #22 
  - It's not like he's doing anything else like run a country or anything  nyy1998   Jan-25-10 08:13 AM   #12 
  - I heard this on the little funny story thing on NPR Morning Edition, LOL.  Odin2005   Jan-25-10 08:20 AM   #14 
  - My snarky side wonders if it was STAGED to make Obama seem like "the rest of us"  ShortnFiery   Jan-25-10 08:57 AM   #17 
     - Oh geez.  Odin2005   Jan-25-10 01:00 PM   #23 
     - Recently a cat from East Boston was called to jury duty  Quantess   Jan-25-10 01:33 PM   #24 
  - What better way to get in touch with 'ordinary Americans' . . .  RZM   Jan-25-10 08:54 AM   #16 
  - I had delay visiting my 81 year old mother for a month due to Jury duty.  ShortnFiery   Jan-25-10 08:59 AM   #18 
  - Too bad he is Prez. I once served jury duty at the age of 20 and it was one of the best  Jennicut   Jan-25-10 09:09 AM   #19 
 

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