Skip to comments.Two Planes for the Obama's to Copenhagen
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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Two loads of crap!!!!
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.”
And what about the decoy AF1 that flies as well?
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.
..which one was Valerie Jarrett on?
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.
Flying to Copenhagen on Air Force One, great - Flying to Copenhagen on Air Force One without Michele - priceless.
That's the plan. Oboma would still be community organizing if it weren't for the Chicago Mafia.
“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.
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.
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Air Force Two “Heavy” -
Looks like Uncle Joe was once again left alone in the attic to fend for himself.
Pele’s going to be there for Brazil, I think he will have more draw then Pre Obama.
As with healthcare, the elites will never conduct their own lives the way they insist we do.
Aren’t there also Air Force jets involved for security?
Sure didn’t take them long to get used to the perks of the Office, did it?
"Do as we say, not as we do. That's an order!"
The wookie does look like shes gaining weight. I’m surprised she didn’t need a C47.
Chicago is a haven for communists, democrats and other criminals.
Why would anyone spend their time and money there?
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.
Sick. What a waste of money. If Bush did this the news media would be screaming.
The American tax layers need to be reimbursed by the City of
Chicago for all of their travel expenses! RNC where are you?!
Good question. I hinted at this on another thread.
The list, ping
"The cost of Obamas 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."
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.
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.
When’s the last time you saw ANY first lady wearing black and white herring bone plaid with GREEN SHOES???
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.
Whats up with her jacket? I thought she always went sleeveless, to show off her "exceptionally" toned arms.
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