Skip to comments.Well it has been a whole month! Just weeks after 17-day Hawaii vacation Michelle hits the slopes
Posted on 02/19/2012 10:10:21 PM PST by traumer
With the economy on its knees, many American families have had to forgo their annual holiday just to make ends meet.
But barely a month after returning from a luxury Christmas break in Hawaii Michelle Obama is on holiday again - this time at the exclusive Colorado ski resort of Aspen.
The First Lady Michelle Obama is spending Presidents' Day weekend in the upmarket resort with her daughters, Sasha and Malia, and was seen hitting the slopes - albeit apprehensively - on Saturday.
The Secret Service have been in town for the past few days looking for safe places for the family to relax. Pitkin County Sheriff Joe DiSalvo confirmed Mrs Obama arrived Friday afternoon, saying, 'it's a privilege to have the first lady here.' He told the Aspen Daily News he met with Secret Service officers and has placed seven of his deputies at the service of the First Family.
The Obamas are staying at the home of Jim and Paula Crown, owners of the Aspen Skiing Co, the Daily News reported.
Last year the first lady gave a speech at their home, in front of about 150 supporters. Each paid between $1,000 and $10,000 to attend the joint fundraiser for the Democratic National Committee and President Obamas 2012 presidential campaign.
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What else has she got to do? It’s not like anyone cares what she has to say about food.
Enjoy while you can—because in time the free ride will be over! What are you going to do then? You can’t go back to being a lawyer—they pulled your ticket—Maybe you can run for congress or something—Maxine Waters day is almost done. Have fun Michele! Have parties! Go on trips all over the world.
When her fat ass hits the slopes, they will have an avalanche.
The Secret Service code call for her falling will be “Whale Overboard”.
Waiting for the first Yeti sighting report...
It’s too late. Already happened.
Gots to figure obammy has a boyfriend so he keeps sending the shelf ass moocher to far off places.
Constant "celebrity" Interviews on the State-Run-Media, photo-ops with willing accomplices and planted audiences, Mooseshell acting like a Hollywood Rap artist celebrity on the taxpayers dime (taking 200 close friends on 30-day taxpayer-funded vacations, etc.), trips constantly to travel the world on the taxpayers' dime, etc.
NEVER have you seen the Usurper in the White Hut looking like a true U.S. President. When have foreign Leaders even been at the White Hut, compared to celebrities and non-productive players? He looks like a 3rd World dictator, pompous ass, and the USA is the laughing stock of the World today.
Wiping his butt with The Constitution, while entertaining more celebrities and even having celebrities testifying before Congress, as if they are "experts" on ANYTHING, we are truly in deep crap now.
Hyping the numbers and cooking the books to hide economic catastrophy and un-employment that can be easily seen by looking out the window is NOT going to keep this country together much longer.
If this guy wins in 2012, with half the country now living a parasitic life depending on handouts of other people's money, most of it borrowed, there is a 50/50 chance of a re-election of a phony Messiah that will complete the destruction of the USA, and it may never be recovered.
Don’t have to she will cause one,see post 9.
Does anyone else see a pattern here? I’m referring to what seems to be an extreme urgency in both Obamas’ actions. They seem to be hell-bent on enjoying all the trappings the office can afford them, as if they know they’re out in January.
The executive-branch edicts seem to dispense with any and all political expediencies in order to install NOW the liberal agenda, as if there will be no second term. They can see sampling data in the public polls too, just like we can. They have their own polls, and the numbers must seem ominous.
There’s the inexplicable urgency to all the recent actions, and there’s also an element of bitterness in their rhetoric. The refusal to fire Eric Holder, the overt “coming out” as a socialist that characterizes the Obama Ossowatomie speech, and the recent complaining of the restrictions the constitution places on Obama are all indications of a deep frustration with the way things seem to be unfolding.
There are those who say Obama is merely a puppet of “handlers” who pull all the strings. Could this be true? Is it a stretch to believe that this man we know relatively nothing of, has a past that would subject him to being manipulated by his string-pullers, and that they’ve told him to prepare to take a hike?
Now that's commitment to the message! lol
The cost to we, the people, of Moochelle-Antoinette’s follies:
Three tears, sixteen vacations!!!
FIRST LADY OF LUXURY TRAVEL: THE COSTLY TRIPS
SPAIN: AUGUST 2010
Michelle Obama and 40 of her friends paid for personal expenses, such as hotels and meals themselves.
But the U.S. taxpayer would have paid for the 68-strong security detail, personal staff and use of presidential jet Air Force Two.
Payment for the secret service team ran at around $281 each - nearly $98,000 for the duration of the summer break.
Use of Air Force Two comes in at $149,900 for the round trip, not including time on the ground.
Mrs Obama’s personal staff, of which there were an unknown number, should also be taken into account
HAWAII: DECEMBER 2010
According to the Hawaii Reporter the costs were:
$63,000 on an early flight bringing Mrs Obama and the children to Hawaii ahead of the President
$1,000,000 on Mr Obamas return trip from Washington on Air Force One
$16,000 to rent nearby homes for Secret Service and Navy Seals
$134,000 for 24 White House staff to stay at the Moana Hotel
$251,000 in police overtime
$10,000 for an ambulance to be on hand at all times
SKI TRIP TO VAIL: FEBRUARY 2011
Michelle Obama and her daughters stayed at the Sebastian hotel on Vail Mountain, where rooms cost more than $2,400 for multi-bedroom suites.
The family appear to have flown there on Air Force Two.
They were escorted to the resort by about a dozen vehicles, including 15 state and local law enforcement officers.
MARTHA’S VINEYARD: AUGUST 2011
The Blue Heron Farm estate, where the Obama family stayed, rents for about $50,000 a week.
Michelle, Sasha and Malia Obama flew to the estate just hours before the president to make the most of the holiday - again, incurring extra flight costs.
According to U.S. News and World Report, the Coast Guard was required to keep ships floating near the property. The presidential helicopter and jet remain at the ready and security agents will be on 24-hour duty.
HAWAII: DECEMBER 2011
According to the Hawaii Reporter the costs were:
$63,000 on an early flight bringing Mrs Obama and the children to Hawaii ahead of the President but add security and personnel for a total of about $100,000
$3,271,622 on Mr Obamas return trip from Washington on Air Force One
$151,200 to rent nearby homes for Secret Service and Navy Seals
$72,216 for 24 White House staff to stay at the Moana Hotel
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