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The Obama's 17-Day Vacation to Hawaii Costs Taxpayers $4,135,038
You Tube ^ | 12/18/11 | RobtKraft/Granny Jan

Posted on 12/18/2011 7:34:57 AM PST by vrwc54

Having a great time on your dime.

(Excerpt) Read more at youtube.com ...


TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: hawaii; michelleobama; obama; obamavacation; vacation
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1 posted on 12/18/2011 7:35:00 AM PST by vrwc54
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To: vrwc54

Chump change.


2 posted on 12/18/2011 7:36:52 AM PST by equaviator ( "There's a (datum) plane on the horizon coming in...see it?")
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To: equaviator

...or would that be The Chump of Change?


3 posted on 12/18/2011 7:37:38 AM PST by equaviator ( "There's a (datum) plane on the horizon coming in...see it?")
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To: vrwc54

When the federal budget is $4 trillion, what’s $4 million? Pocket change.


4 posted on 12/18/2011 7:47:04 AM PST by Proud2BeRight
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To: vrwc54

And his black constituents are cheering him on, “You go rufus. Be stickin it to whitey!”


5 posted on 12/18/2011 7:48:18 AM PST by LouAvul
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To: equaviator

Wasn’t that the campaign slogan ?

“Chump and change”


6 posted on 12/18/2011 7:51:06 AM PST by maine yankee (I got my Governor at 'Marden's')
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To: equaviator

Chimp Change


7 posted on 12/18/2011 7:53:57 AM PST by al baby (Is that old windbag still on the air ?)
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To: vrwc54

It would be a bargain if we could convinced them to all stay on vacation. Alex Haley needs to write another “roots” fiction where the Obamas find their “roots” in Hawaii.


8 posted on 12/18/2011 7:55:06 AM PST by trebb ("If a man will not work, he should not eat" From 2 Thes 3)
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To: vrwc54

GOOD! Cause when he’s in DC he spends a helluva lot more than that!


9 posted on 12/18/2011 7:57:36 AM PST by Boiling point
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To: vrwc54

GRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR!!!!!!!!


10 posted on 12/18/2011 8:01:36 AM PST by savedbygrace (But God.)
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To: vrwc54

Do they get the one free drink at the luau with that package? Maybe an upgrade to a standard sized rental car?


11 posted on 12/18/2011 8:04:51 AM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: LouAvul

You be bein’ my bro Lou!


12 posted on 12/18/2011 8:11:11 AM PST by Doc Savage ("I've shot people I like a lot more,...for a lot less!" Raylan Givins)
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To: LouAvul

“You go rufus”.....as they stand in line at the pawn shop.


13 posted on 12/18/2011 8:11:13 AM PST by radioone ("2012 can't come soon enough")
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To: vrwc54

FOUR MILLION DOLLARS FOR A VACTION TO HAWAII!!!! Guess we’ll be firing up the old family truckster and looking at the corn palace again this year.


14 posted on 12/18/2011 8:11:42 AM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: vrwc54

The incorrect apostraphes on FR are driving me crazy.”The Obamas” is plural, referring to the couple or family - so it’s the Obamas’ vacation. Also, please, it is Nazis, not Nazi’s and Kennedys, not Kennedy’s when referring to them in the plural without a possessive. Please.


15 posted on 12/18/2011 8:14:11 AM PST by kabumpo (Kabumpo)
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To: equaviator
Obama is the black Alfred E Neumann. "What me worry?"

He even has the same floppy "dumbo" ears.

16 posted on 12/18/2011 8:14:32 AM PST by Blue Highway
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To: al baby

You beat me to that one, haha.


17 posted on 12/18/2011 8:15:07 AM PST by Blue Highway
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To: vrwc54

Are any of the networks picking this up as a news item?

My goodness - Newt ‘earned’ $1.6 million over six years as a consultant to the Private Freddie Mac.

Maybe Fox Business channel will discuss the $5million Hawaian vacatiion as an off-shore investment portfolio.

Or maybe the Travel Channel even?


18 posted on 12/18/2011 8:15:13 AM PST by sodpoodle ( Newt - God has tested him for a reason..)
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

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19 posted on 12/18/2011 8:16:44 AM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: LouAvul

Yep. Barry and Chewbacca live like Roman Emperors while the rest of us are lucky to be able to take a few days off over the holidays and put a few gifts under the tree. The ghetto trash that are Obama’s core supporters love this. They’ve grown up on welfare and believe that they are all entitled to a 17 day, $4 million dollar vacation. The government ought to provide to all of them, but if they can’t, at least Barry and Chewbacca are getting it. One more symptom of the decline and fall of the USA.

Its time to dramatically scale back the Imperial Presidency. I would be equally offended if President Romney or President Perry engaged in this kind of extravagance.


20 posted on 12/18/2011 8:18:00 AM PST by Astronaut
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To: equaviator

I do not recall Laura Bush traveling separately for a family vacation. A quick googling doesn’t turn up such a vacation.

Anybody?


21 posted on 12/18/2011 8:18:32 AM PST by savedbygrace (But God.)
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To: vrwc54

Promoting class warfare is draining.


22 posted on 12/18/2011 8:19:35 AM PST by Vision ("Did I not say to you that if you would believe, you would see the glory of God?" John 11:40)
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To: Astronaut

Romney or Perry would NEVER engage in this behavior. This is about sticking it to whitey, that the First Lardy believes that ‘this country doesn’t deserve us’.

They are all about racial division, only about racial division. Get mine while getting yours.


23 posted on 12/18/2011 8:22:28 AM PST by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: kabumpo

What are you? The FR language police?? Get a life..


24 posted on 12/18/2011 8:25:00 AM PST by goseminoles
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To: equaviator
Movin’ on up

25 posted on 12/18/2011 8:25:10 AM PST by mojitojoe (SCOTUS.... think about that when you decide to sit home and pout because your candidate didn't win)
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To: kabumpo
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26 posted on 12/18/2011 8:26:54 AM PST by mojitojoe (SCOTUS.... think about that when you decide to sit home and pout because your candidate didn't win)
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To: vrwc54


27 posted on 12/18/2011 8:28:27 AM PST by COUNTrecount (Barry...above his poi grade.)
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To: goseminoles
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28 posted on 12/18/2011 8:29:12 AM PST by mojitojoe (SCOTUS.... think about that when you decide to sit home and pout because your candidate didn't win)
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To: mojitojoe

Lol!! This is series.


29 posted on 12/18/2011 8:31:27 AM PST by goseminoles
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To: vrwc54
Big Moochelle is well aware of the criticism of these extravagant expenditures and vacations paid for by us. She doesn't give a sh*t, in fact she delights in it. Basically she is saying “ Shove it, suck it up, I'll do what I want when I want and you WILL pay for it”. Hussein is scared to death of her, she's probably whooped his butt more than once. Can you imagine he is elected again? OMG they will vacation all 4 years, not a doubt in my mind.

I see they are not letting any photos be taken. None since she left on Friday and no info on their new more expensive rental. I wondered if they left the other house so stinked up that they wouldn't rent it to them again. They have a home in Chicago. They have the WH all decorated, but off they go on our dime. They are so disgusting. Trash is trash and you can't change it.

30 posted on 12/18/2011 8:35:14 AM PST by mojitojoe (SCOTUS.... think about that when you decide to sit home and pout because your candidate didn't win)
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To: goseminoles

iT rilly is, i jus hope dont’ make sum misteaks and git en trubble.


31 posted on 12/18/2011 8:36:22 AM PST by mojitojoe (SCOTUS.... think about that when you decide to sit home and pout because your candidate didn't win)
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To: Cowgirl of Justice

Well said. The entire Obama presidency is about “sticking it to whitey.”


32 posted on 12/18/2011 8:39:15 AM PST by Astronaut
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To: LouAvul

Barack Obama = “Grifter in Chief”

Michelle Obama = “First Grifter of the United States”


33 posted on 12/18/2011 8:42:19 AM PST by Ernie Kaputnik ((It's a mad, mad, mad world.))
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To: al baby

It be what it be.


34 posted on 12/18/2011 8:43:46 AM PST by equaviator ( "There's a (datum) plane on the horizon coming in...see it?")
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To: Astronaut

i just sent the link to Drudge - hopefully he picks up on it.


35 posted on 12/18/2011 8:48:05 AM PST by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: mojitojoe

Grammer is not misspelled... at least not my Grammer maiden name ;)


36 posted on 12/18/2011 8:51:16 AM PST by gopheraj
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To: goseminoles
Lol!! This is series.

Their not taking you seriously.

37 posted on 12/18/2011 8:52:23 AM PST by CrazyIvan (Obama's birth certificate was found stapled to Soros's receipt.)
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To: Ernie Kaputnik
Barack Obama = “Grifter in Chief”

Dude! That's exactly what he is! Only in America could some rufus ascend to the throne without there having been a military coup!

38 posted on 12/18/2011 8:58:44 AM PST by LouAvul
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To: vrwc54
Ah, come on folks. He deserves it because he is, after all, the 4th best President in history! He said so here.
39 posted on 12/18/2011 9:04:09 AM PST by mc5cents
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To: kabumpo

Thanks. I’ll fix it.


40 posted on 12/18/2011 9:15:59 AM PST by vrwc54
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To: vrwc54

It is Reconstruction II.


41 posted on 12/18/2011 9:19:51 AM PST by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: goseminoles

I have a life, and I find it odd that you would react this way to a comment about not letting our use of English slide into quasi-illiteracy.


42 posted on 12/18/2011 9:32:25 AM PST by kabumpo (Kabumpo)
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To: vrwc54

The money amounts are just numbers. Surely, somewhere in the govt archives, is a breakdown of taxes paid by state, by county, by city, alphabetically within a county, etc.

Some enterprising blogger/reporter should ferret it out and instead of saying “Costs Taxpayers $xxxxxx”, personalize it and say it “All Taxpayers in PossumTrot, AR paid for the trip, or, “All taxpayers whose last names began with ‘M’ in PossumTrot paid . . .”.

Maybe if it suddenly hit people it was THEIR money being peed away they’d start to raise Hell. Right now, with just cyphers, the politicians get away with “Well, it is only pennies each”.


43 posted on 12/18/2011 9:33:38 AM PST by Oatka (This is the USA, assimilate or evaporate.)
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To: vrwc54

But...but...Bush’s vacations were longer! /Soros media meme

The thing about Bush’s vacations is that they were all to his ranch in Crawford, which cost taxpayers nothing beyond Secret Service expenses which are automatic anyway.


44 posted on 12/18/2011 9:39:17 AM PST by denydenydeny (The more a system is all about equality in theory the more it's an aristocracy in practice.)
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To: vrwc54

it could be triple that amount and would never equal my time spent with my family, under my beautiful Christmas tree with my nativity, my prayers, my appreciate for everything we have WORKED for and celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ.

The obamas? Who cares where they go or what they spend. I don’t. True happiness doesn’t cost a penny and you don’t need to travel away from home to find it. I pity them.


45 posted on 12/18/2011 9:39:56 AM PST by cubreporter ( sh Limbaugh... where would our country be without this brilliant man?)
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To: vrwc54

But...but...Bush’s vacations were longer! /Soros media meme

The thing about Bush’s vacations is that they were all to his ranch in Crawford, which cost taxpayers nothing beyond Secret Service expenses which are automatic anyway.


46 posted on 12/18/2011 9:58:04 AM PST by denydenydeny (The more a system is all about equality in theory the more it's an aristocracy in practice.)
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To: vrwc54

Yeah, but it’s an all inclusive vacation!

/sarcasm


47 posted on 12/18/2011 10:22:15 AM PST by al_c (http://www.blowoutcongress.com)
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To: goseminoles; kabumpo

Kabumpo is correct.....a little grammar never hurt anyone.


48 posted on 12/18/2011 10:28:41 AM PST by Churchillspirit
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To: vrwc54
I hope Obama wears one of these while over there

"Hey Obama, Surf's Up!"

49 posted on 12/18/2011 10:32:31 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: sodpoodle
Are any of the networks picking this up as a news item?

Was that a rhetorical question? :) The Hawaii Reporter story was in Politico 44 yesterday so you have to give a liberal website credit for that. As far as I know it hasn't made it beyond conservative websites. It wasn't even on Drudge last I looked.

50 posted on 12/18/2011 10:52:57 AM PST by vrwc54
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