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Obama sets record as most traveled president, costing taxpayers about $200k/hour
Examiner ^ | November 25, 2010 | Marc Schenker

Posted on 11/25/2010 4:18:10 AM PST by Suvroc10

Obama sets record as most traveled president, costing taxpayers about $200k/hour. In addition to previous Obama milestones—such as losing the House with the biggest loss of seats in almost 70 years and presiding over an economy that has only increased its unemployment rate—you can now add another infamous record. This time, it has to do with Obama’s lack of being in the country enough as the sitting president. Specifically, it relates to Obama jetting around the globe on your taxpayer dime in a very immodest fashion that has already put him on top as the most traveled president in US history since Dwight Eisenhower—and he’s barely two years into his first term! So the next time you have trouble paying the bills or can’t find a job, just remember that your president is living it up on your taxpayer dollars.

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TOPICS: Government; Politics; Society
KEYWORDS: 000; 200; kingofthedeficit; nobc; nobirthcertificate; obama; theimamofhis57states; travel

1 posted on 11/25/2010 4:18:14 AM PST by Suvroc10
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To: Suvroc10

Would somebody please break this down into how many people would get how many meals per day on this!

Or how many people could get live on this amount per YEAR...


2 posted on 11/25/2010 4:21:50 AM PST by Eye of Unk (If your enemy is quick to anger, seek to irritate him. Sun Tzu, The Art of War.)
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To: Suvroc10

It’s pretty obvious Obama doesn’t like to work too hard.


3 posted on 11/25/2010 4:21:57 AM PST by circlecity
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To: Suvroc10

We need to encourage more travel.

At that rate it is cheaper to have him travel than what he has done while he is in the White house.


4 posted on 11/25/2010 4:26:08 AM PST by hadaclueonce ("Endeavor to persevere.")
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To: Suvroc10

And he accomplished this in only 22 months!!! Wow, he is just...just... amphibious!!!


5 posted on 11/25/2010 4:28:54 AM PST by TommyDale
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To: TommyDale

Hey, its only money! Unfortunately, your money. Anyone who criticizes this creep pretender is a racist.


6 posted on 11/25/2010 4:30:33 AM PST by hal ogen (1st Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: TommyDale

And the cost cited here is ONLY for the cost of Air Force One to fly. Other associated costs such as manpower, other vehicle, and shopping for the high fashioned first lady would add much more.


7 posted on 11/25/2010 4:31:04 AM PST by TommyDale
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To: Suvroc10

Just take the damn keys away from that juvenile and his First Wookie. Insiders report that neither of them even like being in the White House - hence the large travel bill.

And one more thing -’we won’ and its wife started out disgracefully be leaving for a restaurant before President Bush and his lovely wife even left the White House in a helicopter to take them home. The mongrels didn’t even have enough class to wave them goodbye.


8 posted on 11/25/2010 4:39:15 AM PST by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: Suvroc10

9 posted on 11/25/2010 4:43:00 AM PST by Fresh Wind
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To: circlecity

There was a website that published his daily agenda. I marveled at how much damage he was doing to the country in such little time spent at work. I think his day typically starts around 9 am and ends around 3 or 4...when he’s in the country, that is.


10 posted on 11/25/2010 4:49:25 AM PST by FrdmLvr (Death to tyrants)
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To: Fresh Wind

I do hope I don’t get the same feeling again in 2012 that I got on November third four terms ago. That would be the day if my math is correct, that billy bob clinton was reelected for another interminable four years.


11 posted on 11/25/2010 4:53:39 AM PST by wita
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To: wita

If we don’t want to see Obama win in 2012, the powers that be better start now to thwart voter fraud/the dream act etc. or we will never see a conservative in the white house again.....


12 posted on 11/25/2010 5:33:00 AM PST by growingpains
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To: TommyDale

“And the cost cited here is ONLY for the cost of Air Force One to fly. Other associated costs such as manpower, other vehicle, and shopping for the high fashioned first lady would add much more.”

You forgot the separate plane for his dog.


13 posted on 11/25/2010 5:36:01 AM PST by castlegreyskull
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To: hadaclueonce
We need to encourage more travel. At that rate it is cheaper to have him travel than what he has done while he is in the White house.

I disagree. The enemies, both economic and social, that he makes when he goes abroad is just as bad. Also, what backdoor deals does he make with countries like Malaysia, Pakistan, etc. while he's there?

14 posted on 11/25/2010 5:39:04 AM PST by raybbr (Someone who invades another country is NOT an immigrant - illegal or otherwise.)
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To: circlecity
It’s pretty obvious Obama doesn’t like to work too hard.

He's lazy. And needs the frequent flights to keep his supply uninterrupted. Someone should get the sniffing dogs to check it out.

15 posted on 11/25/2010 5:41:00 AM PST by Pit1 (TSA thughs have to go. Take a lesson from Israel.)
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To: circlecity

“It’s pretty obvious Obama doesn’t like to work too hard.”

Yet he still finds time to villify the ‘rich’ that work long days, take risks, make sacrifices, etc.


16 posted on 11/25/2010 6:06:04 AM PST by Made In The USA (This post may be recorded for quality purposes.)
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To: FrdmLvr

“”There was a website that published his daily agenda””

There still is - www.whitehouse.gov. You can see the entire schedule but interestingly enough even when you know he’s out of DC in other cities making speeches, the schedule will say NO PUBLIC EVENTS. When he’s in the WH, his schedule is pretty meek. Most of us start our days earlier and stay later than he does.


17 posted on 11/25/2010 6:37:30 AM PST by Thank You Rush
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To: Suvroc10

The most travelled president...or...The artful dodger?


18 posted on 11/25/2010 7:09:12 AM PST by VRW Conspirator (The greatest deterrent to liberalism is sunlight.)
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To: wita
That would be the day if my math is correct, that billy bob clinton was reelected for another interminable four years.

Ackkkk! your killing me, man! Killin' me! I remember the malaise/funk/pall. I saw it coming when Bob Dole was nominated. But I was in denial. Then it came. Oh the wo!

19 posted on 11/25/2010 7:12:10 AM PST by VRW Conspirator (The greatest deterrent to liberalism is sunlight.)
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To: VRW Conspirator
I would support flying Obama and his whole entourage to the South Pole and marooning them there until after the next election. That would include “Plugs” Biden, Hillary!, Pelosi, and Reid.

Imagine: stuck in a deep freezer for two years with this gaggle of goofballs? GAG!!!

I don't think you'd be bringing a lot of them back. The cold, isolation, boredom, and stress of living with so many prima donnas would unhinge even the strongest psyche.

20 posted on 11/25/2010 8:05:30 AM PST by MasterGunner01 (To err is human; to forgive is not our policy. -- SEAL Team SIX)
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To: wita
I do hope I don’t get the same feeling again in 2012 that I got on November third four terms ago. That would be the day if my math is correct, that billy bob clinton was reelected for another interminable four years.

The unemployment rate in 1996 was in the five per cent range. If it is closer to 10% in 2012, Obama can kiss re-election goodbye.

Am still not convinced that he will seek re-election.

21 posted on 11/25/2010 9:04:47 AM PST by freespirited (This tagline dedicated to the memory of John Armor, a/k/a Congressman Billybob.)
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To: circlecity

He is not here to ‘preside’ over a nation ...

he is here to PARTY!!!!!!!!

With the globe as his personal oyster bar.


22 posted on 11/25/2010 9:05:25 AM PST by K-oneTexas (I'm not a judge and there ain't enough of me to be a jury. (Zell Miller, A National Party No More))
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To: Eye of Unk
At $5 per plate thats 960,000 meals per day. Roughtly 340 million meals per year. I will be glad when he is gone. Though it is better to have him running around doing nothing then breaking things in America in DC..
23 posted on 11/25/2010 12:28:31 PM PST by Nuc 1.1 (Liberals aren't Patriots. Remember 1789!)
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To: freespirited

Am still not convinced that he will seek re-election.

He will get talked into it, even if he does not want to run. The dems have no one but the one.

We will have a contest, you are not convinced, I pretty much am. Nov 3 2012 may the best man win, the contest, not necessarily the presidency. Prize, four years more of hell, or hopefully a four year reprieve.


24 posted on 11/26/2010 8:44:24 AM PST by wita
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