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Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Obama And His Pot-Smoking ‘Choom Gang’

Unlike Bill Clinton, Barack Obama never tried to say he didn’t inhale.

In his 1995 memoir “Dreams of My Father,” Obama writes about smoking pot almost like Dr. Seuss wrote about eating green eggs and ham. As a high school kid, Obama wrote, he would smoke “in a white classmate’s sparkling new van,” he would smoke “in the dorm room of some brother” and he would smoke “on the beach with a couple of Hawaiian kids.”

He would smoke it here and there. He would smoke it anywhere.

Now a soon-to-be published biography by David Maraniss entitled “Barack Obama: The Story” gives more detail on Obama’s pot-smoking days, complete with testimonials from young Barry Obama’s high school buddies, a group that went by the name “the Choom Gang.” Choom was slang for smoking marijuana.

Maraniss portrays the teenage Obama as not just a pot smoker, but a pot-smoking innovator.

“As a member of the Choom Gang,” Maraniss writes, “Barry Obama was known for starting a few pot-smoking trends.”



Anonymous said...

Really? Now Obama invented pot smoking? I have heard it all.

Anonymous said...

Many prominent democrats have claimed to invent something.
Al Gore invented the internet AND global warming.
Gotta love the president doing "roof hits" in the Oval office.

Anonymous said...

The point is, this clown has hidden his fraudulent past as much as he can, claiming to be a brilliant lawyer and student....but has no credentials he wants anyone to see. Such a shame this man is called the president. Will never be my president.

Anonymous said...

Good for what Obama smoked pot....really not a big deal or effecting your liberty at all. Home of the free....really?