…. I caught a glimpse of our beloved leader this afternoon down in Chattanooga….. he’d just finished having a vigorous lunch at Porker’s BBQ…. no, really…. See, he’d delivered a speech on his new Healthcare ideas earlier, and he probably must have felt a bit famished… so, as you do, he nipped on in for some good ole Tennessee pulled-pork…

… my goodness, rubberneckers… how fantastic is that?…. Healthcare and BBQ on the same trip…. you’ve just got to love that…. hell, if I were the President, I’d have BBQ and macaroni and cheese at least once every day…. and garlic & cheese biscuits….. and a few nice tumblers of single malt to take the edge off of those late-nite international homeboy-freakout calls….

... Anywhoo, here are a few snaps that we took today as we tried to make our way past all the security…

..... here's GW waving in my general direction as he walks towards his custom Caddy.....


.. and here is a Officer of the Law who didn't really give us the warm & fuzzies about having his photograph taken while he was busy guarding the Prez.....


… boys and girls, it took us FOREVER to get to the bar in the Easy Seafood Company….. but still, the photos turned out pretty good, no?.... and the seafood sampler platter was well worth the wait….. and hey, I got to see the President of the United States..... all in all, a pretty groovy day....

by Eric on February 21, 2007 | Bullshit (13) | TrackBack (0) | Drinking
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I've never seen a Pres in person. Very cool.

Oh, wait! When Clinton was President, he spoke about three hundred yards from Da Post. We all stood outside after his speech (no one attended the speech), knowing that his fleet of cars would have to pass the entrance to the Post to get to the highway. We all patiently waited so that we could turn our backs on him as he rode by. I doubt he noticed, but we all felt better.

Bullshitted by Jim - PRS on February 21, 2007 09:22 PM

Oh, man....I'm weak....I so *love* Dubya.

Dubya, can you hear me?: I love you, man!

Bullshitted by Erica on February 21, 2007 10:25 PM

"he’d just finished having a vigorous lunch at Porker’s BBQ…."

I dunno...this doesn't sound kosher.


Bullshitted by Mark on February 21, 2007 10:58 PM

Good thing you weren't strapped at the time, Buddy-Boy. Them Secret Service Shamuses don't cotton to weaponry in the hands of the Adoring Masses - even with Marine credentials - when Mistuh POTUS is in towwin.

Bullshitted by Elisson on February 21, 2007 11:07 PM

.... but I was packing, Elisson.... I was just a legally armed citizen walking down the street....

Bullshitted by Eric on February 21, 2007 11:14 PM

I saw Reagan when he was stumping for his first presidency. You were probably 3. Heh. And I saw Johnson lying in State. You weren't born yet. :)

It's cool to see a President, alive or dead, although saying you saw one lying in state is kinda cool. I'm glad my folks took the time for us to pay respects to the office... as we surely weren't respecting the man. Johnson was a crook. Blech.

Bullshitted by Bou on February 22, 2007 07:20 AM

Here I thought our good ole President was a god-fearing Christian?

Yesterday was Ash Wednesday, not suppose to eat meat on AW.

He is going to hell for sure now.

Bullshitted by Quality Weenie on February 22, 2007 10:04 AM

That's a great picture of Dubya. you sure YOU took it?

Bullshitted by lolly on February 22, 2007 10:33 AM

Health care and BBQ in the same day - I do love that man... :-)

Bullshitted by Richmond on February 22, 2007 01:53 PM

Now it really does come down to how good the BBQ is at the place he ate..
I've eaten at some popular places frequented by politicians and I swear the food ain't fit to eat.
Of course if you endorse the place Eric, I'll have to put it on my list to try.
OTOH, there is a place in Toccoa, GA called the Barbeque Shack, which I have never eaten pig anywhere that I thought could hold a candle to.
Now I do admire ol' Dubya, but much can be told about a man by the quality of BBQ he will tolerate.

Bullshitted by kdzu on February 22, 2007 04:35 PM

... my Brother in Law took the photo, Lolly... he was standing right beside me....

Bullshitted by Eric on February 22, 2007 05:11 PM

Chimpy McHilterburton! Cool!

I've seen a few. LBJ as ex-pres (Apollo 11 launch), Nixon as pres, Carter as ex-pres, Reagan running for pres (1976), GHW Bush as pres, Clinton running for pres, W both running for pres and running for reelection.

I also thought I saw Eisenhower when I was 10, but it was just a dustbunny under my bed.

Bullshitted by Velociman on February 22, 2007 07:01 PM

Have seen all the presidents since Harry Truman on his whistelstop tour of 1948. I have appreciated far fewer than that though. Once you get past HST, Ike, Ford, Reagan, Bush and Bush, the rest can .......

Bullshitted by dick on February 22, 2007 11:56 PM