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Breaking: Obamas Purchased House in Asheville, NC for Post-Presidency
wallstcheatsheet.com ^ | June 7, 2014 | ANTHEA MITCHELL

Posted on 06/08/2014 6:07:08 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012

t seems all the bookmakers sending the Obamas to New York City or back to Chicago after the end of the President’s second term are wrong by a few thousand miles.

A source close to Wall St. Cheat Sheet has confirmed that the Obama family have purchased property in the city of Asheville in North Carolina as a post-Presidency residence. A call to get an official confirmation from the White House wasn’t immediately returned.

The President discussed retirement there last year during his trip to North Carolina during a speech in Asheville. “Love coming to Asheville,” said Obama. “Michelle and I always talk about how after this whole presidency thing, we’re looking for a little spot to –” here an audience member said, “Come on down” — “Come on down? Play a little golf, do a little hiking, fishing, barbecue,” said Obama. “There’s two things that keep bringing me back here. Number one is I really like the people. And number two is 12 Bones, which I will be stopping on the way back to the airport.” On the one hand, a smaller city like Asheville doesn’t offer the same enormous population to lose oneself in as does New York or Chicago. On the other, the president and his wife clearly like the area.

“The president first visited the Asheville area during the campaign, and he liked it so much that he vowed to take his family there. The president and first lady are planning to spend a quiet weekend enjoying some of the many things this beautiful part of the country has to offer,” reported the White House. This, of course, led to a great deal of “vacation like the president” slogans from the city’s tourism industry.

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TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: asheville; ashevillenc; bho44; obama
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My former hometown. Glad I left.
1 posted on 06/08/2014 6:07:08 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: ilovesarah2012

Scratch that off the list of retirement/vacation home prospects.


2 posted on 06/08/2014 6:08:31 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: ilovesarah2012

Not good enough, I want him to flee the country in fear of prosecution.


3 posted on 06/08/2014 6:09:08 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: cripplecreek

I was hoping he would be retiring in Leavenworth.


4 posted on 06/08/2014 6:10:46 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: ilovesarah2012

Only sixty miles from here I want to vomit....


5 posted on 06/08/2014 6:10:48 AM PDT by KSCITYBOY
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To: cripplecreek
Balikpappan, Indonesia awaits...
6 posted on 06/08/2014 6:11:57 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Rip it out by the roots.)
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To: KSCITYBOY

Only about 60 from me, too. Greer, SC but I lived in Asheville 12 years. Got too liberal for my likes. My oldest daughter still lives there so I go back occasionally. Was there a few weeks ago and the graffiti downtown and in West Asheville is out of control. Glad I moved.


7 posted on 06/08/2014 6:12:25 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: ilovesarah2012

What happened to the $90 million compound being built on Oahu? Or is that going to be the winter Palace?


8 posted on 06/08/2014 6:12:31 AM PDT by ArtDodger
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To: ilovesarah2012

One of the things I’d like to hear from the Trey Gowdy, Ted Cruz wing of the GOP is that the days of letting things slide after elected people leave office are over.


9 posted on 06/08/2014 6:14:01 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: cripplecreek

LOL! Not me. I want him prosecuted. :>} Sadly, even if he were to be (highly doubtful)there are people and policies in place that are gonna take longer than he was in office to uncover and straighten out. Heck, there’s still clintonistas working.


10 posted on 06/08/2014 6:14:18 AM PDT by rktman (Ethnicity: Nascarian. Race: Daytonafivehundrian)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Is this serious? No mention of the the nature of what they purchased.


11 posted on 06/08/2014 6:15:11 AM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: ilovesarah2012
"Post-presidency".....henceforth to be known as Asseville, NC.

Leni

12 posted on 06/08/2014 6:15:12 AM PDT by MinuteGal
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To: KSCITYBOY

Only sixty miles from here I want to vomit....

Same for me. At least we are in a different state. The stench should not be too bad.


13 posted on 06/08/2014 6:15:29 AM PDT by bytesmith
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To: ilovesarah2012

Not as many blacks in Asheville, but plenty of mindless liberals. So he must prefer them. Maybe by the time he retires he will need to leave the US.


14 posted on 06/08/2014 6:16:01 AM PDT by KSCITYBOY
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To: ilovesarah2012

Are we buying the Biltmore for them?


15 posted on 06/08/2014 6:17:00 AM PDT by billhilly (Its OK, the left hated Bush.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Hey, neighbor. Watch the Senatorial debate last night?


16 posted on 06/08/2014 6:17:41 AM PDT by Resettozero
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To: ilovesarah2012

I didn’t even know the Biltmore Mansion was on the market.


17 posted on 06/08/2014 6:17:47 AM PDT by Amagi (Lenin: "Socialized Medicine is the Keystone to the Arch of the Socialist State.")
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To: ilovesarah2012

Michelle Obama, future US senator from the great state of NC


18 posted on 06/08/2014 6:19:14 AM PDT by silverleaf (Age takes a toll: Please have exact change)
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To: billhilly
Are we buying the Biltmore (Estate) for them?

Too small for their majesties.
19 posted on 06/08/2014 6:19:47 AM PDT by Resettozero
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To: ArtDodger

the winter palace...LOL!


20 posted on 06/08/2014 6:19:51 AM PDT by silverleaf (Age takes a toll: Please have exact change)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Obama covets North Carolina like a precious pearl, but HE can’t have it, nor will he understand us (or change us)!!~


21 posted on 06/08/2014 6:20:15 AM PDT by JSDude1
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To: cripplecreek

In other words, thanks to the multi-million dollar advance payments for Baraq’s and Michelle’s post-WH memoirs, it looks as if the O-duo will have enough dough to buy Ashville’s Biltmore, the USA’s biggest private home. After all, what lesser abode would be fit for a royal couple? Ain’t capitalism great!

(Putative congrats also to Bill Ayers, who undoubtedly will get a handsome cut of the payments, for his ghosting of both memoirs!)


22 posted on 06/08/2014 6:20:46 AM PDT by Hawthorn
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To: ilovesarah2012

I tend to think the Obamas would want to have access to the elites in Washington. I have a hard time believing they’d want a home in fly-over country.

Until I see this on a respected network, I will put this in the questionable category.


23 posted on 06/08/2014 6:20:58 AM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Pictures of the house here?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Biltmore_Estate.jpg


24 posted on 06/08/2014 6:21:42 AM PDT by PAR35
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To: cripplecreek

“Exiled President” has a nice ring to it.


25 posted on 06/08/2014 6:22:33 AM PDT by miliantnutcase
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To: Hawthorn

From WND, Ayers didn’t get a dime from the sale and he’s not too happy about that, because he can’t complain about it without exposing Obama for whom he is.


26 posted on 06/08/2014 6:22:33 AM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: PAR35

No doubt.


27 posted on 06/08/2014 6:22:38 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: ilovesarah2012

The story has been floating around for over a year.


28 posted on 06/08/2014 6:22:53 AM PDT by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: Jonty30

A jet Helicopter will handle that obstacle. Where do we sign the check?


29 posted on 06/08/2014 6:22:57 AM PDT by billhilly (Its OK, the left hated Bush.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

I’m sure for some twisted reason the opposite will happen, but my expectations would be that property values in and around Asheville would plummet.

Just saying I would not want to live anywhere near a criminal, narcissistic psychopath.


30 posted on 06/08/2014 6:23:19 AM PDT by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Not far from the Billy Graham Training Center. Lovely area.


31 posted on 06/08/2014 6:23:25 AM PDT by Genoa (Starve the beast.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

“Obamas Purchased House in Asheville, NC for Post-Presidency “
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GOD, how disgusting....There goes the neighborhood !!
I knew Ashville from my early days. My mothers sister and family lived on Pine Tree Circle, later in Biltmore Forest.
We always loved our trips from Memphis to Ashville and the Smokies.


32 posted on 06/08/2014 6:23:25 AM PDT by AlexW
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To: Jonty30

I agree. I didn’t see anything on the Asheville Citizen-Times page. Of course, they are always the last to know anything going on.


33 posted on 06/08/2014 6:23:29 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: ilovesarah2012




The "Final vacation"....in leavenworth kansas
34 posted on 06/08/2014 6:24:17 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: jjotto

Silly us. We missed it.


35 posted on 06/08/2014 6:24:25 AM PDT by billhilly (Its OK, the left hated Bush.)
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To: JSDude1
Obama covets North Carolina like a precious pearl, but HE can’t have it, nor will he understand us (or change us)!

I've been away going on 30 years. Once upon a time, Asheville was the young person's dream city. But the surrounding Buncombe County people were solid working-class people, conservatives. I hear that immigration from northern States has made the whole area a liberal's wet dream.
36 posted on 06/08/2014 6:25:42 AM PDT by Resettozero
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To: ilovesarah2012

There go the property values


37 posted on 06/08/2014 6:25:48 AM PDT by NonValueAdded (Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi or Atty General Holder, who brought more guns to Mexico?)
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To: Resettozero

No - who won?


38 posted on 06/08/2014 6:26:00 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: ilovesarah2012

I’m betting that this will just be a place to visit and they will live in Hawaii.


39 posted on 06/08/2014 6:26:23 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Sacajaweau

If it’s even true. I personally don’t think he will move from 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. any time soon.


40 posted on 06/08/2014 6:28:09 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: silverleaf

“Michelle Obama, future US senator from the great state of NC”

I don’t think Michelle & family will be following him to NC. Asheville has been taken over by gays, complete with parades and naked roof-top dancing festivals.

You do the math.


41 posted on 06/08/2014 6:28:30 AM PDT by panaxanax
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To: ilovesarah2012

I understand there will be some real estate in Cuba after all the detainees are set free. He and his family could move there. Heck it’s right on the Gulf of Mexico.


42 posted on 06/08/2014 6:28:57 AM PDT by alabama_heart
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To: silverleaf; All
Michelle Obama, future US senator from the great state of NC

This.

43 posted on 06/08/2014 6:29:26 AM PDT by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Old story from February of 2013, complete with the same exact (old) quotes.

http://go.bloomberg.com/political-capital/2013-02-13/obamas-post-presidency-in-asheville-north-carolina

Not sure if its true or not, wondering why it is coming up again now.


44 posted on 06/08/2014 6:29:27 AM PDT by mountainbunny (Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens ~ J.R.R. Tolkien)
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To: ilovesarah2012

I’m sure they can get a nice house with all of that money they robbed the taxpayers, from the website that cost a billion to create.


45 posted on 06/08/2014 6:30:39 AM PDT by mothball
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To: ilovesarah2012

Look homeward, Angel...its no longer home...


46 posted on 06/08/2014 6:31:06 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: KSCITYBOY

Liberals and fags took over Asheville years ago. Obummer and Larry Sinclair will blend in quite well.


47 posted on 06/08/2014 6:32:56 AM PDT by NKP_Vet ("Truth is like a lion. You don't have to defend it. Let it loose. It will defend itself")
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To: Jonty30

I’m with you....highly doubtful his ego and need for the limelight would be satisfied in a relative backwater.


48 posted on 06/08/2014 6:33:51 AM PDT by ErnBatavia (It ain't a "hashtag"....it's a damn pound sign. ###)
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To: AlexW

It is a beautiful part of the country. I’ve had many memorable golf outings twenty or so miles from Ashville at the Waynesville Country Club Inn. That is a public facility in spite of what the name suggests.


49 posted on 06/08/2014 6:35:48 AM PDT by billhilly (Its OK, the left hated Bush.)
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50 posted on 06/08/2014 6:36:02 AM PDT by Ouchthatonehurt ("When you're going through hell, keep going." - Sir Winston Churchill)
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