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Obama Family's In-Your-Face Bingeing Cost Joe Taxpayer 2,000% More Than Entire British Royal Family
Reaganite Republican ^ | September 29, 2012 | Reaganite Republican

Posted on 09/29/2012 4:01:00 AM PDT by Reaganite Republican


All that noise about Obama family luxury vacations with a huge entourage, Romanesque White House parties, Manhattan shopping sprees, over-sized 'crew' packed with cronies...
it was just the embittered clingers again, mean people 
spreading lies about our nation's perfect First Family (who we're lucky to have) -right?

Well, numbers don't lie (except at Gallup)- and what they say is that the Obama family blew $1.4B on travel and entertainment for themselves and their (overpaid) personal staffs last year:
that's
200 times more than what the entire British Royal Family cost the UK ($57.8M)!

Alas, at 27 million bucks a week, them clingers must have only seen the tip of the iceberg: White House sources claim Michelle went through $10M of taxpayer money last year on just her own private trips and shopping sprees, with one calling the First Lady's self-indulgent spending orgy -including extravagant massages, top-shelf booze, and five-star hotels-  'disgusting'.



Adds author Robert Kieth Gray says in a new book just out:

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From the sublime to the ridiculous to the truly obscene, the various perks and privileges bestowed on our Chief Executive, our self-proclaimed man of the people, include the extravagant foolishness of having twenty-six cabin crew members on Air Force One, along with FIVE (5) chefs! 

In the White House theatre, two projectionists sleep in in order to remain on duty at all times, should a First Family member or guest fancy a film. 

A dog walker is also always on hand. One was reported to be paid $102,000 a year to walk and pick up after the first-family s canine. On at least one airline trip in the presidential fleet, the only passengers aboard were the First Canine and his handler. 

In 2009, the military payroll at Camp David was $8,000,000. And these men and women were not there as replacement for the Secret Service to protect the President, but rather to serve the First Family and its guests

On the political front, we learn that in the first months of his presidency President Obama appointed 43 high-priced czars a number far greater than any previous president, and not one of these professionals voted to office by taxpayers or subject to the approval of any other governmental body or official. 

During his current term he has also appointed 469 professionals who could be called, assistant presidents. 226 of them are paid over $100,000 a year and 77 of them paid as much as $172,000 a year.

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Dear Leader is now being accused of spending as much taxpayer money as possible to get himself re-elected, abusing government assets and funds as he jets-around campaigning on Air Force One,
saving his faltering campaign millions.


The Obamas behave like some Chicago trash that won the lottery, which is pretty much their whole life story, isn't it... hard to see any repression in that.  
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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; History; Politics
KEYWORDS: cost; michelle; obama; vacations

1 posted on 09/29/2012 4:01:13 AM PDT by Reaganite Republican
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To: Reaganite Republican

Were I Romney, I’d have an ad on TV contrasting the Obama family’s spending 27 million bucks a week of our money, with the stats that Middle Class families have had their income reduced by almost $5000 a year, while the rise in food and gas prices is gobbling up those shrinking family budgets. This information will never be published by the msm.


2 posted on 09/29/2012 4:06:07 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: AdvisorB; ken5050; sten

*** PING ***


3 posted on 09/29/2012 4:06:50 AM PDT by Reaganite Republican
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To: Reaganite Republican

It’s probably just what America deserves for electing them.

Should have seen that coming but we were just too stupid and drunk on “hope and change”.


4 posted on 09/29/2012 4:08:21 AM PDT by Bullish (The stink from this amateur regime can be smelled all the way to Kenya.)
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To: txrefugee

Exactly, we on the right need to get it out there


5 posted on 09/29/2012 4:08:32 AM PDT by Reaganite Republican
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To: Reaganite Republican

The British Royal Family receive monies in lieu of revenues from the Crown lands.

It’s their money.


6 posted on 09/29/2012 4:13:49 AM PDT by agere_contra (Vote ABO. Don't choose the Greater Evil and then boast about how principled you are)
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To: Reaganite Republican
nobody cares cause Obama gave them cellphones
7 posted on 09/29/2012 4:15:05 AM PDT by dalebert
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To: Reaganite Republican

It’s good to be the King... and to have all those media eunuchs servicing him.


8 posted on 09/29/2012 4:17:03 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (If you like lying Socialist dirtbags, you'll love Slick Willard)
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To: All

PS- that’s supposed to be 2000%, I asked the moderator to correct the title

The Obamas -in fact- cost the US taxpayer almost 25x what the entire British Royal Family spent... and their whole job is pretty much travelling to ribbon-cutting ceremonies


9 posted on 09/29/2012 4:24:52 AM PDT by Reaganite Republican
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To: Reaganite Republican

It would be interesting to know how these numbers compare to the years of Bush, Clinton, Reagan etc. That’s the best way to put it into perspective.


10 posted on 09/29/2012 4:25:49 AM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: Bullish
It’s probably just what America deserves for electing them. Should have seen that coming but we were just too stupid and drunk on “hope and change.”

What will we be drunk on this time if the Obamanation and Moochelle are re-elected?

11 posted on 09/29/2012 4:36:18 AM PDT by luvbach1 (Stop the destruction in 2012 or continue the decline)
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To: dalebert
nobody cares cause Obama gave them cellphones.

In microcosm, you put your finger on why it is so hard to dissuade an Obama voter to the other side. They vicariously revel in the Obama excesses and scramble for the crumbs he tosses them.

12 posted on 09/29/2012 4:40:05 AM PDT by luvbach1 (Stop the destruction in 2012 or continue the decline)
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To: txrefugee
Predictable response from the 47% and State Run Media: They're entitled to it, to make up for all those black (well, partially) presidents & first families who have been, but weren't, because of racists like us.

/sarc

13 posted on 09/29/2012 4:57:46 AM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1)
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To: workerbee

oops:

... first families who SHOULD have been...


14 posted on 09/29/2012 4:58:45 AM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1)
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To: Reaganite Republican

Sounds like we have a 3rd world tinpot dictator in office.


15 posted on 09/29/2012 5:06:09 AM PDT by MissMagnolia (Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. (M.Thatcher))
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To: Bullish
And pop culture drivel? I mean reality TV is SO much more important than educating yourself beyond the the lamestream media spin.
16 posted on 09/29/2012 5:25:07 AM PDT by nomad
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To: Reaganite Republican

So much for the American Revolution. 200 years to get right back to the system they came from. Only worse.


17 posted on 09/29/2012 5:25:57 AM PDT by Vanders9
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To: Reaganite Republican

Where does the money for this stuff come from? Really?
Does the office of the President have an allotment for personal things like this?
Surely the President doesn’t just tap into the Fed Reserve whenever he needs cash.

What are the ‘rules’ regarding this?


18 posted on 09/29/2012 5:26:21 AM PDT by joethedrummer
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To: joethedrummer

—— What are the ‘rules’ regarding this? -——

He who has the chutzpah makes the rules.

Obama’s good at one thing: subversion.

He knows how to look for institutional weaknesses, and ambiguity in law and jurisdiction. He will abuse any ambiguity until he is forcibly stopped.

He’s a Marxist revolutionary.


19 posted on 09/29/2012 5:30:45 AM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas (Viva Christo Rey!)
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To: Reaganite Republican

M’Lady, the peasants have no bread!

M’Lady replies: Then, let them eat cake!!


20 posted on 09/29/2012 5:31:49 AM PDT by Twinkie (IT'S THE OBAMA ECONOMY, ZIPPY!!)
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To: SE Mom

Thanks, that is exactly what I was thinking.


21 posted on 09/29/2012 5:32:20 AM PDT by leaning conservative (snow coming, school cancelled, yayyyyyyyyy!!!!!!!!!!!)
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To: leaning conservative

But WAIT, think of all the jobs they are creating to satisfy their every wish and whim. That has got to count for something. (sarc)


22 posted on 09/29/2012 5:39:02 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: txrefugee

Were you romney you would not be able to type that message because you’d have one thumb up your butt and one in your mouth.

He isn’t going to do squat.


23 posted on 09/29/2012 7:32:25 AM PDT by Sequoyah101
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To: Reaganite Republican
It would be useful to have a chart comparing Obama's spending on perks for himself and his family with previous Presidents. The Clintons were known for their creativity in siphoning public money to their own benefit, and Nixon was pilloried for spending taxypayer money on his place at San Clemente, but I doubt any previous President comes close to Obama in this regard. Of course the chart would need to be in current dollars.

Truman used to take the train when he wanted to go back to Missouri.

24 posted on 09/29/2012 10:55:02 AM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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