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Why does caring for Os family cost taxpayers 24X as much as caring for the British royal family?
wordpress ^ | September 29 2012 | Dan from Squirrel Hill

Posted on 09/29/2012 7:11:52 AM PDT by grundle

Why does caring for Barack Obama’s family cost taxpayers 24 times as much as caring for the British royal family?

The Daily Caller reports:

Taxpayers spent $1.4 billion dollars on everything from staffing, housing, flying and entertaining President Obama and his family last year, according to the author of a new book on taxpayer-funded presidential perks. In comparison, British taxpayers spent just $57.8 million on the royal family.

That is an absolute disgrace.

The article continues:

Obama has 469 senior staffers and 226 are paid more than $100,000 a year

A president who believed in constitutionally limited government would never do that.

The article also states:

The president has a full-time movie projectionist in the White House theater: Projectionists sleep at the White House and are there 24 hours a day in case anyone needs to see a movie.

Apparently, the person who is trusted to keep their finger on the button that activates the nuclear bombs is too incompetent to operate a DVD player.

The article also says that taxpayers spend $102,000 per year on a “dog handler” for Obama’s dog. The President already receives a personal salary of $400,000 a year – why can’t he spend his own money on a “dog handler”?

For more examples of horrible things that Obama has done, please see my earlier post Here are 95 examples of Barack Obama’s lying, lawbreaking, corruption, and cronyism.



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1 posted on 09/29/2012 7:11:58 AM PDT by grundle
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To: grundle

Because the British family is self sufficient, relatively speaking?


2 posted on 09/29/2012 7:16:20 AM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: grundle

Do we have any figures comparing Bush to Obama? I’d be curious to see how much the King and Queen inflated the budget for their personal care while caring for the poor people and the middle class. I guess he’s helping the middle class by hiring all the unnecessary help.


3 posted on 09/29/2012 7:19:56 AM PDT by No Socialist
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To: Jonty30

I agree and see my tag.


4 posted on 09/29/2012 7:22:11 AM PDT by Conservative4Ever (The Obamas = rude, crude and socially unacceptable)
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To: grundle

The old rich know HOW to be rich.

The Obamas act like lottery winners.


5 posted on 09/29/2012 7:25:16 AM PDT by Dr. Sivana ("I love to watch you talk talk talk, but I hate what I hear you say."--Del Shannon)
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To: Dr. Sivana

> The old rich know HOW to be rich.
>
> The Obamas act like lottery winners.

Post of the month, if not the year.


6 posted on 09/29/2012 7:28:39 AM PDT by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: grundle

Oh c’mon. The Queen of England?!


7 posted on 09/29/2012 7:28:52 AM PDT by kenavi (Obama doesn't hate private equity. He wants to be it with our money.)
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To: Dr. Sivana

Right on.


10 posted on 09/29/2012 7:36:17 AM PDT by old curmudgeon
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To: grundle
It's good to be the king.

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11 posted on 09/29/2012 7:37:40 AM PDT by SkyDancer ("OF COURSE I TALK TO MYSELF - Sometimes I need an expert opinion")
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To: SkyDancer

Jimmy Carter had the WH on a budget


12 posted on 09/29/2012 7:40:35 AM PDT by molson209
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To: grundle
cause they are mere Royals... the boy thinks he's a DEITY!!!
13 posted on 09/29/2012 7:41:43 AM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: grundle
Maybe we haven't been told the truth ... Is Kate selling pictures? Who would buy pictures of moochelle? /s
14 posted on 09/29/2012 7:42:05 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: grundle

The B-HOs are laughing at U.S. taxpayers. The B-Hos are giving U.S. taxpayers their comeuppance.


15 posted on 09/29/2012 7:56:38 AM PDT by abclily
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To: grundle

The optics of this are soooooo bad. Axelrod et al. must have sh*t for brains, since they allowed this to go on. The worst economic situation since the Great Depression, and the Obamas are living it up like French royals. They are absolutely disgusting.


17 posted on 09/29/2012 8:04:05 AM PDT by dinodino
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To: old curmudgeon

The obumbler costs should be higher than the cost to maintain the royals because obumbler has huge costs directly related to the operation of the government.

However that still does not explain the outrageous costs.


18 posted on 09/29/2012 8:04:19 AM PDT by old curmudgeon
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To: CatherineofAragon
That question was too easy, as are 99.9 percent of males. This is why males are dogs, and females are cats. Another one references the rosters and the chicks. Can't say that one and be comfortable on a family site. Then there is the one about dudes and dudettes. Will simply say this ... given the time of day, all day long and deep into the night, heat in the summer and winter is ongoing for the furred ones on two legs.
19 posted on 09/29/2012 8:12:03 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: dinodino

zer0 appreciates our contributions. He gives us the finger every chance he has. Just think we have to continue paying him taxpayer dollars even after he is voted out or heaven forbid, voted back in. Our money is his. He will give us the finger forever. Pardon me, I have to go cry some tears for Former President Nixon.


20 posted on 09/29/2012 8:16:32 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: Dr. Sivana

OH HOW TRUE THAT STATEMENT IS....

I’ve worked in the homes of old rich...kind, generous, respectful, and all REPUBLICANS!!!


21 posted on 09/29/2012 8:26:03 AM PDT by haircutter (.)
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To: grundle

Because they insist on crapping in toilets made of black obsidian, with a flush handle layered in 24k gold as well all the other fixtures the same...

Trust me. I have a friend who has a home that is 12,500 sq feet. As a “Man Joke” he had the toilet made in Black Obsidian. He thought it would be funny and it is when you 1st see it but, the truth is it looks gross.

Most of us us the bathroom down the hall...


22 posted on 09/29/2012 8:27:10 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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I WONDER WHAT WAS WRONG WITH TED KENNEDY WHEN HE GIFTED THE OBAMA’S WITH THAT DOG???

I know brain cancer, political reasons...but the poor dog deserves better..


23 posted on 09/29/2012 8:29:27 AM PDT by haircutter (.)
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To: Dr. Sivana
EXACTLY!!!!!
24 posted on 09/29/2012 8:50:11 AM PDT by Conservative4Ever (The Obamas = rude, crude and socially unacceptable)
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To: grundle

All that theatrical coaching and body language training from Hollyweird is ridicously expensive, I mean, the airfare, the meals, the entertainment...oh the hughmanatee! /s


25 posted on 09/29/2012 8:53:32 AM PDT by 1hedLyte
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To: grundle
You racists are always making mountains out of mole hills.

</sarcasm>

26 posted on 09/29/2012 8:54:27 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the sociopath.)
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To: grundle

Obama has 469 senior staffers and 226 are paid more than $100,000 a year.

Spreading the wealth and not eating peas.


27 posted on 09/29/2012 9:08:39 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: grundle

Who cares. Seriously most of the time when we are compared to Europe, we don’t want to be compared to them...it is taken as negative, but one area that we are worse than Europe and suddenly it is cool to compare to Europe. Forget it. I am sick of the American bashing. We are a great country and if it costs more to protect our President than good. Obama will not be President forever so stop complaining about the costs.


28 posted on 09/29/2012 9:12:05 AM PDT by napscoordinator (GOP Candidate 2020 - "Bloomberg 2020 - We vote for whatever crap the GOP puts in front of us.")
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To: grundle

“Gray told The Daily Caller that the $1.4 billion spent on the Obama family last year is the “total cost of the presidency,”

“the presidency” is not the family.

This article is a piece of crap. And anyone who thinks it isn’t is a ................. (person who likes crap)


29 posted on 09/29/2012 10:18:23 AM PDT by procrustes (You make Free Republic look bad!)
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To: grundle

Union rates


30 posted on 09/29/2012 6:58:27 PM PDT by Some Fat Guy in L.A. (Still bitterly clinging to rational thought despite it's unfashionability)
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To: grundle

White House, purple Cadillac, same thing.


31 posted on 09/29/2012 7:01:25 PM PDT by King Moonracer (Bad lighting and cheap fabric, that's how you sell clothing.....)
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