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Two Planes for the Obama's to Copenhagen
Fox News ^ | September 30, 2009 | Fox News

Posted on 09/30/2009 6:35:32 AM PDT by mfish13

The Obama's are flying a day apart to Copenhagen to pitch Chicago for the 2016 Olympics. I just saw Michelle Obama getting off what they are calling AIR FORCE TWO. The President is arriving tomorrow on AIR FORCE ONE. Think of the carbon footprint these two limousine liberals are spewing all over the planet. And, the average taxpayer is taking it in the shorts on this. But, what the hell, he is the One to follow. Go get ém, lemmings.

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TOPICS: Travel
KEYWORDS: bho44; carbonfootprint; democrats; globalwarming; obama; obamawaste; omamastocopenhagen; youpayforthis

1 posted on 09/30/2009 6:35:32 AM PDT by mfish13
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To: mfish13

Two loads of crap!!!!


2 posted on 09/30/2009 6:37:39 AM PDT by WestCoastGal
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To: mfish13

There will be more than two planes. Two accompany the president at all times. How can so many people be enamoured of this pair.....so many “but that’s differents.”


3 posted on 09/30/2009 6:39:18 AM PDT by Freee-dame
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To: mfish13
And in actuality, it is three planes, since a heavy-lift transport plane is required to haul the armored limousine.
4 posted on 09/30/2009 6:40:09 AM PDT by Petronski (In Germany they came first for the Communists, And I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Communist...)
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To: mfish13
What's the big prize if they get what they want? A multi-billion dollar bill for the Olympics for Chicago. Since Mayor Daley and gang will be able to skim off the money and then find a way to avoid the bill, the entire country will be stuck with it. I have never cheered for Japan, Bazil and Spain so much as I will in the next few days.
5 posted on 09/30/2009 6:40:36 AM PDT by KarlInOhio ("I can run wild for six months ...after that, I have no expectation of success" - Admiral Obama-moto)
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To: Petronski

And what about the decoy AF1 that flies as well?


6 posted on 09/30/2009 6:41:13 AM PDT by CheneyChick
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To: Freee-dame

Yep.
Don’t forget the TWO C-5B’s that accompany the president, carrying his SS limousines and support/security vehicles and contingent.

I really, really hope that Rio gets the games, putting the screws to Obammy, his wifey and The Oprah.


7 posted on 09/30/2009 6:41:38 AM PDT by SJSAMPLE
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To: mfish13

..which one was Valerie Jarrett on?


8 posted on 09/30/2009 6:41:52 AM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: mfish13
Think of the carbon footprint these two limousine liberals are spewing all over the planet. And, the average taxpayer is taking it in the shorts on this

You can take these two out of the welfare district, but you can't take the welfare district out of these two.
Welfare breeds Welfare. They're used to getting a free ride with everybody elses money. That's all they know how to do.

9 posted on 09/30/2009 6:42:06 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: KarlInOhio

http://www.chicagoansforrio.com/


10 posted on 09/30/2009 6:42:27 AM PDT by CheneyChick
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To: SJSAMPLE

Flying to Copenhagen on Air Force One, great - Flying to Copenhagen on Air Force One without Michele - priceless.


11 posted on 09/30/2009 6:43:03 AM PDT by equalitybeforethelaw
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To: KarlInOhio
What's the big prize if they get what they want? A multi-billion dollar bill for the Olympics for Chicago. Since Mayor Daley and gang will be able to skim off the money

That's the plan. Oboma would still be community organizing if it weren't for the Chicago Mafia.

12 posted on 09/30/2009 6:45:04 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: mfish13

“liberals are spewing all over the planet.”

I believe zero as global warming and flying impact is a hoax.

However, it does seem silly to spend this much money on getting the Olympics. If I understand the history, only the Olympics in Los Angeles, CA has ever made money.

All the rest are money losing.


13 posted on 09/30/2009 6:56:01 AM PDT by edcoil (If I had 1 cent for every dollar the government saved, Bill Gates and I would be friends.)
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To: mfish13
Air Force Two? Is Biden on board?

The “Air Force Two” designation is for any fixed wing aircraft carrying the Vice President of the United States. Just as “Air Force One” is an fixed wing aircraft with the current Pres__ent (or President if we have one) on board.

The plane that typically carries the Pres__ent is a VC25. Though he has used other planes as well. I think for the New York “date night” excursion they flew up in a C-37B. For that trip, the C-37B was “Air Force One.”

I can’t get to a TV right now. Did the First Lady fly over in another VC25? Or did they send the VC25 that was Air Force One back to pick her up? Either way, this sounds like a huge waste of taxpayer dollars. I don’t begrudge the first family from getting together, and if schedules required separate trips, that’s OK. But a C-37B would have been a better choice for shuttling the first lady over to catch up with Pres__ent Obama.


From the desk of
cc2k:

14 posted on 09/30/2009 7:00:58 AM PDT by cc2k (Are you better off today than you were $4,000,000,000,000 ago?)
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To: mfish13

Air Force Two “Heavy” -

Looks like Uncle Joe was once again left alone in the attic to fend for himself.


15 posted on 09/30/2009 7:01:11 AM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Hey Obama. Where is Osama Bin Laden?)
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To: VeniVidiVici

Pele’s going to be there for Brazil, I think he will have more draw then Pre Obama.


16 posted on 09/30/2009 7:03:11 AM PDT by NoDRodee (U>S>M>C)
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To: mfish13

As with healthcare, the elites will never conduct their own lives the way they insist we do.


17 posted on 09/30/2009 7:04:25 AM PDT by Let's Roll (Stop paying ACORN to destroy America! Cut off their government funding!)
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To: cc2k
I am not sure what plane she was on as all you could see was a close up as she did the photo-op at the door of the plane. No jet bridge for her, as she is desperate for publicity.
18 posted on 09/30/2009 7:05:34 AM PDT by mfish13
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To: Petronski

Aren’t there also Air Force jets involved for security?


19 posted on 09/30/2009 7:08:11 AM PDT by Cobra64
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To: mfish13

Sure didn’t take them long to get used to the perks of the Office, did it?


20 posted on 09/30/2009 7:09:41 AM PDT by EDINVA (A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul -- G. B. Shaw)
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To: Let's Roll
As with healthcare, the elites will never conduct their own lives the way they insist we do.

"Do as we say, not as we do. That's an order!"

21 posted on 09/30/2009 7:11:00 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: mfish13

22 posted on 09/30/2009 7:12:07 AM PDT by BP2 (I think, therefore I'm a conservative)
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To: mfish13

The wookie does look like shes gaining weight. I’m surprised she didn’t need a C47.


23 posted on 09/30/2009 7:17:32 AM PDT by y6162 (uish..)
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To: KarlInOhio
Exactly.

Chicago is a haven for communists, democrats and other criminals.

Why would anyone spend their time and money there?

24 posted on 09/30/2009 7:24:58 AM PDT by GI Joe Fan (GI Joe represents Real American Heroes, not a bunch of globalist drones.)
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To: mfish13
Why do I sense the chance of incidents has just doubled?
25 posted on 09/30/2009 7:25:15 AM PDT by ▀udda▀udd (7 days - 7 ways Guero >>> with a floating, shifting, ever changing persona.....)
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To: edcoil
"If I understand the history, only the Olympics in Los Angeles, CA has ever made money.

All the rest are money losing."

Athens took a severe financial beating when they hosted the games.

I suspect that Chicago would most likely have the same problem.

26 posted on 09/30/2009 7:26:48 AM PDT by GI Joe Fan (GI Joe represents Real American Heroes, not a bunch of globalist drones.)
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To: Petronski

Sick. What a waste of money. If Bush did this the news media would be screaming.


27 posted on 09/30/2009 7:42:24 AM PDT by Frantzie (Do we want ACORN running America's healthcare?)
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To: mfish13

The American tax layers need to be reimbursed by the City of
Chicago for all of their travel expenses! RNC where are you?!


28 posted on 09/30/2009 7:43:58 AM PDT by NorseWood
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To: mfish13
Meanwhile....

U.S. Lost 254,000 Private-Sector Jobs in September, ADP Says U.S. GDP Contracted 0.7% in Second Quarter

29 posted on 09/30/2009 7:44:11 AM PDT by mewzilla (In politics the middle way is none at all. John Adams)
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To: Doogle

Good question. I hinted at this on another thread.


30 posted on 09/30/2009 8:04:26 AM PDT by OrioleFan (Republicans believe every day is the 4th of July, democrats believe every day is April 15)
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To: mfish13; Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ..

The list, ping


31 posted on 09/30/2009 8:18:58 AM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: mfish13
The Cost of Obama's Copenhagen Trip

"The cost of Obama’s trip will not be close to $1 mil. It is well over $10 mil if it is a dime. The figures you quoted (accurately) are for flying a VC-25 (Presidential 747). Presidential trips require both 747s, as one is a backup. However, the costs soar when you realize that from the moment a POTUS indicates he wants to go somewhere, dozens, if not hundreds of people start preparing every detail.

These details include security, communications, protocol, logistics that boggle the mind and transportation that most people never see. Several Air Force cargo planes of equipment are loaded and flown to the destination with armored limos, security personnel from the Secret Service and the relevant military branches, fuels specialists, etc. A National Airborne Operations Command Post 747 from Offutt AFB, NE will accompany him to keep POTUS in constant communications in case of national or word emergency.

We are now up to three 747s, multiple cargo planes and costs for personnel who fly commercial ahead of POTUS. If FLOTUS flies separately, add a C-32 (757) for her and her staff, entourage, hangers-on etc, with attendant security, logistics, etc. Add a few more million dollars, though many personnel in Denmark will cover preparations for both POTUS and FLOTUS."


32 posted on 09/30/2009 8:25:38 AM PDT by greyfoxx39 (ObaMugabe is turning this country into another Zimbabwe as fast as he can with media's help.)
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To: All
Big Mo arrives in Copenhagen:

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Look at the rear end on that thing!!!

33 posted on 09/30/2009 8:46:29 AM PDT by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: mfish13

Hardly just two planes. Whenever the President travels there is a fleet of cargo planes bringing the Presidential limo, security vehicles, communications gear, food etc.


34 posted on 09/30/2009 9:51:24 AM PDT by The Great RJ ("The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money." M. Thatcher)
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To: patriot08
Look at the 2 guys on the right, looking at THAT big butt.

They can't believe their eyes.

Looks like the guy walking towards her, has his glasses up on his head, not believing he's seeing what he's seeing.

35 posted on 09/30/2009 11:38:45 AM PDT by mountn man (The pleasure you get from life, is equal to the attitude you put into it.)
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To: mountn man

When’s the last time you saw ANY first lady wearing black and white herring bone plaid with GREEN SHOES???


36 posted on 09/30/2009 11:43:22 AM PDT by XenaLee
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To: mfish13

Isn’t Michelle an intellectual like her husband? After all, didn’t they both get their JD’s from Harvard. I suppose we should be impressed but I’m not. They are the first affirmative action President and First Lady. If Obozo had been 100% white he would never have even been considered.


37 posted on 09/30/2009 11:43:53 AM PDT by donaldo
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To: mountn man
Never noticed that. But of course I'm a guy.

Whats up with her jacket? I thought she always went sleeveless, to show off her "exceptionally" toned arms.

38 posted on 09/30/2009 12:04:25 PM PDT by mountn man (The pleasure you get from life, is equal to the attitude you put into it.)
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