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Obama’s Championship Ring

From Brandom Weems, a picture of the President’s new Championship ring, the first of the rings to be made.

Article written by Mrs. Tyler Thompson

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59 Comments for Obama’s Championship Ring



  1. Curadhan
    7:33 pm May 4, 2012 Permalink

    FIRST! And..I WANT one!!!



  2. BigBlue
    7:33 pm May 4, 2012 Permalink

    3…2..1…political fight start now



  3. Larry Bird's Mullet
    7:34 pm May 4, 2012 Permalink

    I wonder if they’ll give Mitt Romney the first ring when they win a couple more in the next four years?



  4. Deepblue
    7:41 pm May 4, 2012 Permalink

    2) I know right? I can’t believe I got in before the conservative redneck butthurt.



  5. repubs suck
    7:44 pm May 4, 2012 Permalink

    number 3, obama is going to kill mitt romney in November



  6. question
    7:44 pm May 4, 2012 Permalink

    Is Hood retarded?



  7. bballjoker
    7:45 pm May 4, 2012 Permalink

    One ring to rule them all!



  8. question
    7:46 pm May 4, 2012 Permalink

    Barry is a complete idiot when he has to speak on the fly. The guy is a complete clown that has pussified this country.



  9. lib's swallow
    7:52 pm May 4, 2012 Permalink

    No doubt, he’ll probably do away with elections by October.



  10. truth
    7:58 pm May 4, 2012 Permalink

    Anyone who was dumb enough to vote for this boob should be shot in the face.



  11. Cpt. Stinkpickle
    8:03 pm May 4, 2012 Permalink

    Deepblue, are you saying all conservatives are rednecks? Funny how libs lump people into little groups. Many have no clue how retarded they are. Oh well, Obama will give the ring to some “poor, mistreated Louisville fans”. Ya know, because it’s unfair UK is so good.



  12. Ciggy
    8:03 pm May 4, 2012 Permalink

    It seems strange they made him one. I got no issues with it, I just don’t get why he got one. I had no idea someone outside of the actual team got one. No different than some random dude in the front office at the NY Giants getting one, just seems weird.



  13. Cool Ricardo
    8:18 pm May 4, 2012 Permalink

    Obama will get a ring for #9 and #10 and #11 AND #12! It’s dynasty time. Re-elect Obama and make him put Nerlens as Vice President.



  14. Mack
    8:19 pm May 4, 2012 Permalink

    That was pretty good and I enjoyed his face when he got the ring.



  15. gr8ness
    8:27 pm May 4, 2012 Permalink

    Well now Osama has it all. The caddy (air force one), the crib and now the BLING.

    Unfortunately, all gifts while remain property of the U.S. citizens. So at least it will not be sold on EBay.



  16. Tdr76
    8:28 pm May 4, 2012 Permalink

    Obama fits right in with group, he’s ‘one and done’ too.



  17. bballjoker
    8:43 pm May 4, 2012 Permalink

    15) Richie Farmer should tell Obama how to roll



  18. Gabe
    8:48 pm May 4, 2012 Permalink

    Thats disgusting.



  19. Obiwankentucky
    8:51 pm May 4, 2012 Permalink

    16) Excellent! Exceptional!



  20. mike
    8:56 pm May 4, 2012 Permalink

    Will Obama have to give it back when Uk title gets taken away?



  21. Capt. Obvious
    8:57 pm May 4, 2012 Permalink

    I love it….you big blue rednecks can suck it. Our players love him and most of the country (at least 52%) do as well….Mitt is a corporate whore who will sell his soul (and the rest of us) to corporate Amercia to be president (yeah right Mittens..”corporations are people”).
    If you all are too stupid to realize that Obama is fighting for ALL of us, and the Repubs only to enrich themselves and their corporate masters….then to hell with ya!

    Obama 2012



  22. gottodoit
    8:58 pm May 4, 2012 Permalink

    The country is in the shape it’s in because of George W. Bush. Period. Fight two unnecessary at the very time you cut taxes that makes it impossible ot pay for the wars.

    Wait, Haliburton got paid.

    Just talk basketball. You don’t know history or the truth.



  23. kyrobman
    9:05 pm May 4, 2012 Permalink

    Obama needs to find himself another job. But all the bleeding heart liberals out there will make sure to vote this idiot in again. I want something for nothing thats todays mentality. Oh well. I don’t feel like wasting my breath. Ted Nugent knows best.



  24. billy
    9:14 pm May 4, 2012 Permalink

    Kiss his ring crybaby conservatives.



  25. Karl Marx
    9:19 pm May 4, 2012 Permalink

    Liberals blow goats.



  26. Wildcatsteeler
    9:22 pm May 4, 2012 Permalink

    Boy this must be killing all the ignorant rightwing rednecks that (unfortunately) make up 95% of this state. Go Wildcats and Obama 2012.



  27. Eric
    9:31 pm May 4, 2012 Permalink

    Agree with 21,24 and 26. It’s sad a lot of the BBN are also republicans, can’t stand conservatives. OBAMA 2012. Go CATS!



  28. WeareKENTUCKY
    9:48 pm May 4, 2012 Permalink

    Hate to bust your bubbles gentlemen, but Obama will win by a landslide. All you need is commen sense to know he will win. I think getting into these stupid political fights are petty. You are on a KENTUCKY SPORTS RADIO BLOG. This isn’t Kentucky political blog, so please stop this petty stuff.



  29. DEMS WHA WHA
    10:02 pm May 4, 2012 Permalink

    You libs can talk all you want because Barry will lose Kentucky.All the electoral votes go to the winner.So you WILL be voting Republican anyway. I know that has to suck for you.Thanks for your support.



  30. DEMS WHA WHA
    10:08 pm May 4, 2012 Permalink

    #22 If that’s so.Clinton cause 9-11. He gave the order not to kill BIN- Laden because he would declare war on AL-Quida! Guess you forgot that history. Obamas had 3 and a half years to end the wars I guess Bush is to blame for Obama extending Bushes same war plan.



  31. East Kentucky Infidel
    10:13 pm May 4, 2012 Permalink

    Today I can tolerate Barry.
    I applaud the President for hosting the Cats.



  32. truth
    10:14 pm May 4, 2012 Permalink

    Obama sucks. He was not qualified to do anything more than be a fluffer in a gay [email protected] movie.



  33. trucat00
    10:18 pm May 4, 2012 Permalink

    I have never read such ridiculous and ignorant comments in my life.I agree to keep politics out of the sport.But you obummer supporters are as ignorant and blind as a Louisville fan.You don’t want a leader.You want a mommy and daddy.Go suck your thumbs and wait for your free stuff from the bolshevik.Kyrobman no.23 is correct.The mentality of the left is hate,fear,and I’m entitled to everything.If its going to be a landslide that will be Romney in victory.But with all the illegals and no voter id.Anything is possible.Our liberties and country are being “fundamentally changed” for the worse.If captai obvious can’t see that this President is making the wealthy wealthier.And the middle class being downgraded,then your a blind befuddled fool.A useful idiot as Stalin use to say.



  34. Duke sucks
    10:26 pm May 4, 2012 Permalink

    I don’t like Obama but I agree with 31. This is the tradition of the NC going to the White House so I’m glad our team got to go.I couldn’t think of a finer group to represent our state. I have no problem with the ring. It’s more a gesture to the office than the man like him or not. The POTUS is a office not anyone person.



  35. Ryan
    10:33 pm May 4, 2012 Permalink

    That is obamas first brush with greatness….maybe some will rub off on him. I wouldn’t give him a ring he will just redistribute it to the 99 percent. We are kentucky and yes we are the one percent….see liberals it isn’t so bad…..it is okay to be great you don’t have to apologize for it.



  36. jugg
    11:24 pm May 4, 2012 Permalink

    i promise you all that uk basketballs biggest private donors, will definately not be voting for barry!!!! go mitt!



  37. Sobatka
    11:35 pm May 4, 2012 Permalink

    Disregard Fox News. Acquire rational perspective on world.



  38. JustSayin
    11:52 pm May 4, 2012 Permalink

    Boy, a lot of Republitards in the comment section. Does it bother you guys that probably every player and coach that met the Prez today will vote for him in the election? Certainly most. The current version of Republicans in power are u-g-l-y, unless of course you are a corporate donor. So are you guys gonna start calling the UK players commies and libs or whatever easy and incorrect term you are told to use? Good luck with that.



  39. Obama
    12:22 am May 5, 2012 Permalink

    I cannot believe we are still throwing rocks at the only brethren we have (each other) while the political whores are owning our dignity.

    Obama is a clown. Romney is as well of a different class. They are all bought and paid for WAY before they ever reach DC.

    The system broke so hard and fast that no one noticed when it stopped working.

    “They” won – all we care about now is making sure that the one we hate more doesn’t win.

    Proper representation died in this country when we stopped making our own goods and controlling our own destiny.

    Democracy leads to entitlement – entitlement leads to complacency – mass entitlement and complacency lead to socialism. It is the only eventuality we have based on the current climate.



  40. JustSayin
    12:38 am May 5, 2012 Permalink

    So extending unemployment insurance in the face of a near-depression is socialism? Where exactly did Obama get his Socialist tendencies? Hawaii? As an 8-year old in Socialist(?) Indonesia? Harvard? Romney has two degress from Havard so I guess he is a double Socialist … :). The Dems have plenty of warts but the Republicans are actually quite treasonous at the moment. They vote against bills they’ve supported in the past and openly, I said openly, say their goal is to make Obama a one term prez. To hell with the country, let’s just get power back. Make right wing hate radio mad, open up a book or do some independent research.



  41. Logic
    12:52 am May 5, 2012 Permalink

    I wonder how many people complaining about corporations even batted an eye when they voted into office the previous congress who, with the help of Obama, created the single most destructive piece of legislation in American political history, forever changing the relationship between citizen and the government. They voted into office people who stripped us of the right to decide whether we, as individuals, will live or die.

    But by all means, keep calling those who oppose such Tyranny rednecks. It is my sincere hope that there are enough “rednecks” left in this nation to reverse the damage that progressivism has wrought upon our country over the last century. It is my sincere hope the country has enough time to recover from this.



  42. Duh
    1:45 am May 5, 2012 Permalink

    #40….unemployment “insurance” as you call it is socialism. It is redistribution by the government. Taking from those that are working to give to those that are not. That is the definition of socialism….redistribution. You are obviously not very educated on politics.



  43. njCat
    5:16 am May 5, 2012 Permalink

    42 and the other ‘conservatives’ would rather have the masses of unemployed panhandling in the streets, robbing liquor stores and breaking into his home so they can feed their children. Not to mention what it would do to the economy if all those people stopped buying things.

    Honestly, you people are dopes.



  44. Wildcatsteeler
    5:18 am May 5, 2012 Permalink

    #42…maybe you should learn what unemployment insurance is. You pay it while you’re employed and it’s only available to people that were employed and lost their job. SO moron the people drawing it paid into it.



  45. Wildcatsteeler
    5:22 am May 5, 2012 Permalink

    What’s so satisfying is all the young black kids that won the championship for the university are delighted to meet the 1st black president of the US. It’s only the redneck, racist, rightwing rednecks that have a problem with it.



  46. Sammydog
    8:21 am May 5, 2012 Permalink

    I am encouraged by the pro Obama people coming out of the closet today. Maybe the voters in Kentucky are not as deluded as previously thought. Our citizens have long been tricked into voting against their own best interests by the powerful monied special interest folks who use trival issues to distract and divide us. Keep the people poor, uneducated, unhealthy, and enslaved and you can have your way with them.



  47. St. Elmo
    8:41 am May 5, 2012 Permalink

    Catcher’s Mitt – belongs to a cult.



  48. Dane Brammage
    8:44 am May 5, 2012 Permalink

    For many moons now, Sean Hannity is and has been the Tokyo Rose of the republican admin. He is the ultimate political whore.



  49. sharon
    8:53 am May 5, 2012 Permalink

    All you obama bashers are missing the point of today. It was about our awesome wildcats getting to be congratulated by the president of the united states. They were in awe. Do not diminish it for them, for today it is about them and not your political opinions.



  50. JustSayin
    9:20 am May 5, 2012 Permalink

    good point #49, it was a day they’ll be able to take with them for the rest of their lives. The good memories are what are cherished as time passes by.



  51. dcfseattle
    9:40 am May 5, 2012 Permalink

    @12 some random guy in the NY Giants does get a Super Bowl ring. they aren’t as gaudy as the ones the players, coaches, and owner(s) get, but everybody in the organization gets a ring. President Obama got one because he’s the POTUS. every year, the NCAA Champs present the President with a unique gift. Cal decided it should be a championship ring. that’s it, that’s all.



  52. dcfseattle
    9:43 am May 5, 2012 Permalink

    @44 actually, workers don’t pay into unemployment insurance. employers do. the big myth with that is “it’s my money. i worked for it.” and that’s false. it was never your money.



  53. 43 and 44 know nothing
    9:52 am May 5, 2012 Permalink

    44….thanks for the laugh. Unemployment is not paid for by individuals. The employers and state share costs. You have to love the clueless experts…..always the loudest and most opinionated.



  54. Player
    9:59 am May 5, 2012 Permalink

    44, You are wrong about how unemployment works and even if u were correct would u really want the govt to be ur safety net. Do you really want them taxing everyone to subsidize the few that lose their job or do you think each person should be responsible for the self (I know what a foreign concept…..self accountability). Trust me if the govt were to run the unemployment tax you speak of….u could individually buy separate insurance for a lot cheaper.



  55. dave
    11:02 am May 5, 2012 Permalink

    Obama, it will be great to see you as a one and done as well.



  56. Paducah Patty
    1:08 pm May 5, 2012 Permalink

    I think it’s stupid to give a President a ring.



  57. Jimi,Garden of Eden
    1:41 pm May 5, 2012 Permalink

    The political drivel presented here has a forum and KSR is not it…Please take those discussions to an appropriate site…this was a great day and event for ALL of KY regardless of race,creed,gender or political affiliation…Remember,as UK fans we are all Bozo’s on the same Big Blue Bus…GO CATS!!!



  58. Logic
    2:23 pm May 5, 2012 Permalink

    I’m less than shocked to see not a single coherent argument to support Obama and his policies. All I hear is name-calling and appeals to emotion. True conservatives speak about the sanctity of the individual and the responsibilities that come with liberty. True conservatism speaks truth to the unlimited power and tyrannical nature inherent in the current state of our federal government and seeks to restore our unalienable rights granted to us by our creator.

    Leftist statists generally aren’t intelligent enough to explain thier positions and when pressed they argue against individual liberty and for tyrannical authoritarianism.



  59. trucat00
    1:01 am May 6, 2012 Permalink

    No.58/Logic says.You nailed it perfectly.Well put.