BARRY THE DOPE DEALER, that's why his school files are sealed

SunShine 2012/07/31 23:06:13
You gotta love the commentary at the end from the Czech paper as they see the obvious!!!

Barry The Dope Dealer; one reason Obama's school files are SEALED.

Barry was quite the accomplished marijuana addicted enthusiast back in high school and college. Excerpts from David Maraniss' Barack Obama: The Story "Barry the Dope dealer" with the elaborate drug culture surrounding the president when he attended Punahou School in Honolulu and Occidental College in Los Angeles . He definitely inhaled, a hell of a lot of smoke.

1. The Choom Gang

A self-selected group of boys at Punahou School who loved basketball and good times called themselves the Choom Gang. Choom is a verb, meaning "to smoke marijuana."

2. Total Absorption

As a member of the Choom Gang, Barry Obama was known for starting a few pot-smoking trends. The first was called "TA," short for "total absorption." To place this in the physical and political context of another young man who would grow up to be president, TA was the antithesis of Bill Clinton's claim that as a Rhodes scholar at Oxford he smoked dope but never inhaled.

3. Roof Hits

Along with TA, Barry popularized the concept of "roof hits": when they were chooming in the car all the windows had to be rolled up so no smoke blew out and went to waste; when the pot was gone, they tilted their heads back and sucked in the last bit of smoke from the ceiling.

4. Penalties

When you were with Barry and his pals, if you exhaled precious pakalolo (Hawaiian slang for marijuana, meaning "numbing tobacco") instead of absorbing it fully into your lungs, you were assessed a penalty and your turn was skipped the next time the joint came around. "Wasting good bud smoke was not tolerated," explained one member of the Choom Gang, Tom Topolinski, the Chinese-looking kid with a Polish name who answered to Topo.

5. The Choomwagon[Choom Gang member] Mark Bendix's Volkswagen bus, also known as the Choomwagon. … The other members considered Mark Bendix the glue, he was funny, creative, and uninhibited, with a penchant for Marvel Comics. He also had that VW bus and a house with a pool, a bong, and a Nerf basketball, all enticements for them to slip off midday for a few unauthorized hours of recreation...

6. Interceptions

Barry also had a knack for interceptions. When a joint was making the rounds, he often elbowed his way in, out of turn, shouted "Intercepted!," and took an extra hit. No one seemed to mind.

7. Slippers

Choom Gang members often made their way to Aku Ponds at the end of Manoa Stream, where they slipped past the liliko'i vines and the KAPU (keep out) signs, waded into waist-high cool mountain water, stood near the rock where water rushed overhead, and held up a slipper (what flip-flops are called in Hawaii) to create an air pocket canopy. It was a natural high, they said, stoned or not.

8. Ray The Dealer

He was a long-haired haole hippie who worked at the Mama Mia Pizza Parlor not far from Punahou and lived in a dilapidated bus in an abandoned warehouse. … According to Topolinski, Ray the dealer was "freakin' scary." Many years later they learned that he had been killed with a ball-peen hammer by a scorned gay lover. But at the time he was useful because of his ability to "score quality weed."...In another section of the [senior] yearbook, students were given a block of space to express thanks and define their high school experience. … Nestled below [Obama's] photographs was one odd line of gratitude: "Thanks Tut, Gramps, Choom Gang, and Ray for all the good times." … A hippie drug-dealer made his acknowledgments; his own mother did not.

9. Pumping Stations

Their favorite hangout was a place they called Pumping Stations, a lush hideaway off an unmarked, roughly paved road partway up Mount Tantalus . They parked single file on the grassy edge, turned up their stereos playing Aerosmith, Blue Oyster Cult, and Stevie Wonder, lit up some "sweet-sticky Hawaiian buds" and washed it down with "green bottle beer" (the Choom Gang preferred Heineken, Becks, and St. Pauli Girl).

10. Veto

One of the favorite words in their subculture revealed their democratic nature. The word was veto. Whenever an idea was broached, someone could hold up his hand in the V sign (a backward peace sign of that era) and indicate that the motion was not approved. They later shortened the process so that you could just shout "V" to get the point across.. In the Choom Gang, all V's were created equal.

11. Maui Wowie, Kauai Electric, Puna Bud And Kona Gold:

In the Honolulu of Barry's teenage years marijuana was flourishing up in the hills, out in the countryside, in covert greenhouses everywhere. It was sold and smoked right there in front of your nose; Maui Wowie, Kauai Electric, Puna Bud, Kona Gold, and other local variations of pakololo were readily available.

12. The Barf Couch

The Barf Couch earned its name early in the first trimester when a freshman across the hall from Obama [in the Haines Hall Annex dorm at Occidental College ] drank himself into a stupor and threw up all over himself and the couch. In the manner of pallbearers hoisting a coffin, a line of Annexers lifted the tainted sofa with the freshman aboard and toted it out the back door and down four steps to the first concrete landing on the way to the parking lot. A day later, the couch remained outside in the sun, resting on its side with cushions off (someone had hosed it clean), and soon it was back in the hallway nook.

13. The Annex Olympics

(The main hallway at Haines Hall was called the Annex,) home to the impromptu Annex Olympics: long-jumping onto a pile of mattresses, wrestling in underwear, hacking golf balls down the hallway toward the open back door, boxing while drunk. There were the non-Olympic sports of lighting farts and judging them by color, tipping over the Coke machine, breaking the glass fire extinguisher case, putting out cigarettes on the carpet, falling asleep on the carpet, flinging Frisbees at the ceiling-mounted alarm bell, tasting pizza boxes to the floor, and smoking pot from a three-foot crimson opaque bong, a two-man event involving the smoker and an accomplice standing ready to respond to the order "Hey, dude, light the bowl!




Some people have the vocabulary to sum up things in a way that you can quickly understand them. This quote came from the Czech Republic. Someone over there has it figured out. It was translated into English from an article in the Prague newspaper Prager Zeitungon on 04.28.2010.

"The danger to America is not Barack Obama, but a citizenry capable of entrusting a man like him with the Presidency. It will be far easier to limit and undo the follies of an Obama presidency than to restore the necessary common sense and good judgment to a depraved electorate willing to have such a man for their president. The problem is much deeper and far more serious than Mr. Obama, who is a mere symptom of what ails America. Blaming the prince of the fools should not blind anyone to the vast confederacy of fools that made him their prince. The Republic can survive a Barack Obama, who is, after all, 'merely a fool'. It is less likely to survive a multitude of fools, such as those who made him their President."
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  • Pearlie Momi♥Patriot Warrior♥ 2012/08/01 03:22:54
    Pearlie Momi♥Patriot Warrior♥
    Obama is going down. I knew he was a fraud and a Liar and that is why they hide his records and the libs says no , he showed all his records.
    They talk about Romney who is a Saint compared to Obama..
    The DNC wanted Obama to win so bad. They let him thru with out being vetted.....Now they will pay the price..Obama is the worse...

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  • Cain 2012/08/01 05:03:59
    Barry calls on Romney to release more tax returns, yet Romney won't say a word about Obamas college records???? Weak, very Weak.....Ron Paul would have already been pressing him......This is a man who's SS# does not match & the GOP Nominee says nothing! We Are Doomed!
  • kaZappoo 2012/08/01 04:33:07
    that is one of many reasons they were selaed !
  • ★Calliope★ 2012/08/01 04:09:11
  • Phyl *In God i Trust* 2012/08/01 03:50:50
    Phyl *In God i Trust*
    Impeach.....Ship him off to the war on the front line.
  • Pearlie... Phyl *I... 2012/08/01 17:39:27
    Pearlie Momi♥Patriot Warrior♥
    Hi .......Obama is getting desparate.....Wonder what he will about this story?
  • Rodney 2012/08/01 03:46:46
    I have no doubts every word is true. I knew people who visited Hawaii often in that time period and what they have related matches what was printed to a Tee! The cops there did very little about pot smokers and it was wafting in the air every place you went.
  • SunShine Rodney 2012/08/01 04:21:53
    that's true.. I was there many times Rod.. the peddlars were on the streets everywhere..,,they used to have these little rickshaw things that they used to taxi people around.. but it was just a cover for selling dope..
  • Rodney SunShine 2012/08/01 04:29:48
    Yup! I remember the day Oregon or maybe it was just Portland basically made pot smoking no more then a parking ticket ($5 fine). That was in 1974 (I think). It was everywhere. Older guys in suits walking down the street at lunch time sharing a joint, mothers pushing children toking a joint. It was crazy.
  • Charu ∞ijm♥∞ 2012/08/01 03:27:55
    Charu ∞ijm♥∞
    Sounds like he got a head start with his Choom as POT US!
    POT us Obama
  • Pearlie Momi♥Patriot Warrior♥ 2012/08/01 03:22:54
    Pearlie Momi♥Patriot Warrior♥
    Obama is going down. I knew he was a fraud and a Liar and that is why they hide his records and the libs says no , he showed all his records.
    They talk about Romney who is a Saint compared to Obama..
    The DNC wanted Obama to win so bad. They let him thru with out being vetted.....Now they will pay the price..Obama is the worse...
  • atomikmom Pearlie... 2012/08/01 04:19:11
    Pay back is a bitch!!! Obama
  • Pearlie... atomikmom 2012/08/01 09:36:59
    Pearlie Momi♥Patriot Warrior♥
  • LolaLee4 atomikmom 2012/08/06 21:12:51
  • SunShine LolaLee4 2012/08/07 00:18:48
    hello??? don't you think you are sounding like a bigot now?
  • Pearlie... SunShine 2012/08/08 02:09:58
    Pearlie Momi♥Patriot Warrior♥
    LOL ....Did you see his comment to me??? LOL hummmmmmmm
  • SunShine Pearlie... 2012/08/08 02:14:22
    I did and I replied!!!
  • Pearlie... SunShine 2012/08/08 03:14:04
    Pearlie Momi♥Patriot Warrior♥
  • BIGBlac... Pearlie... 2012/08/01 16:53:02
    BRAVO!!!!! :-)
  • FairLady Pearlie... 2012/08/01 19:25:20
    Well said Pearlie. I knew on day one BO will be a fraud, and he was.


  • Pearlie... FairLady 2012/08/01 20:01:24
    Pearlie Momi♥Patriot Warrior♥
    The Food Stamp President gotta go..
    Food stamps  you didn t work for that Food stamps  you didn t work for that
  • LolaLee4 Pearlie... 2012/08/06 21:16:42
  • FairLady LolaLee4 2012/08/07 03:18:36
  • SunShine LolaLee4 2012/08/07 12:02:42
    WHAT exactly, are you referring to?? What is really sad is the state of this country feeding money to every Tom Dick Harry and Sally, even advertising to get folks to go on food stamps.. how ludicrous.. only a progressive could think of such destructive agendized programs.. most conservatives I know work hard to make a living.. you must live in the wrong state..
  • Pearlie... LolaLee4 2012/08/08 02:08:14
    Pearlie Momi♥Patriot Warrior♥
    I did work and now I am retired...Living the good life....I paid my share.
    Wish I was a stay at home MOM........I am happy for those Mom's who can stay at home. Nothing like a mom for a baby sitter...
  • rk LolaLee4 2012/09/01 04:06:19
    Humm, ignorance is rampant among the "elite" overly educated liberals that still support this failure of a President. His policies have and are causing continued strife, loss and cost. He must be replaced.
  • FairLady Pearlie... 2012/08/07 03:16:02 (edited)
  • Pearlie... FairLady 2012/08/08 02:10:54
    Pearlie Momi♥Patriot Warrior♥
    The Mistake turned out to be a big liar too.
  • SunShine Pearlie... 2012/08/07 12:04:16
  • Pearlie... SunShine 2012/08/08 02:05:20
    Pearlie Momi♥Patriot Warrior♥
    Yes Yes Yes........We can finally relax...
  • LolaLee4 FairLady 2012/08/06 21:15:18
  • LolaLee4 Pearlie... 2012/08/06 21:13:55
  • rk 2012/08/01 02:18:09
    Impeach Imprison defame
  • Al C. rk 2012/08/01 10:43:21
    Al C.
    That about sums it up!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • LolaLee4 rk 2012/08/06 21:17:24
  • FairLady LolaLee4 2012/08/07 03:22:46
    You live in your own dementia world.

    Quite the contrary - more and more democrats leave their party because they finally wake up to reality .. Except you, who are in lethargic sleep.
  • SunShine FairLady 2012/08/07 12:11:06
    exactly, millions of them have left.. they are seeing the writing on the wall.. the agenda of this commie we have in the oval office..
  • FairLady SunShine 2012/08/07 16:54:47
    Yep. Sunshine, some libs see the light , but NOT LolaLee... She keep parroting what she hears from dumb media. She will never wake up, poor woman.
    Hahaha ........
  • SunShine LolaLee4 2012/08/07 12:10:10
  • johnc 2012/08/01 01:36:29
    He writes of his addition, but nothing on recovery, Or is the monkey still on his back? I am thinking so. some of his readings as of late sound like the Bobby Seals years in Berkley.

  • Pearlie... johnc 2012/08/01 03:26:28
    Pearlie Momi♥Patriot Warrior♥
    NO Obama....Mitt 2012.....

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