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Defund the White House (vanity)
me | today | omegatoo

Posted on 07/14/2014 11:28:26 AM PDT by omegatoo

There is no question that Obama is thumbing his nose at the American people, congress, and the Constitution by selectively and brazenly refusing to enforce immigration law and by allowing his administration to block any attempts to stop various episodes of corruption even after they have been exposed (IRS, Benghazi, etc, etc). Some have proposed refunding the IRS or obamacare to 'send a message' that we won't tolerate that behavior. I support that idea but am doubtful that it will be done.

I propose a more direct approach. Defund Obama. Take away his transportation to golf, his chef, his pantry, air force one, Michelle's staff, his electric bill. All of it (except security). This is direct retaliation for his behavior and targets him personally. It would hit his narcissistic self right where it hurts.

The arguments against it that I can think of are: What if it is used against a Republican in the future? I don't think it would matter so much, especially not to a true conservative since we know they could afford the necessities on their own and should consider the rest (actually all of it) to be courtesies extended to them from the people and not entitlements owed to them as I'm sure obama does.

What about the innocent gardeners, maids, cooks, etc., who will be harmed? Not a negative, I think. Everyone knows obama could afford to fund these on his own, or with the help of his big donors, so this could easily (and truthfully) be spun into a positive.

I'm sure there are other obstacles I'm not thinking of, but to me this seems less complicated than defunding other agencies or obamacare where the spin would be 'taking healthcare away from women and children'. It is unexpected, and it is a direct personal attack on obama which I think would make him and michelle blow a gasket. And it makes me giggle.

Please discuss.


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1 posted on 07/14/2014 11:28:26 AM PDT by omegatoo
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Just Defund the Wookiee and then stand back and watch .LOL


2 posted on 07/14/2014 11:30:06 AM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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I wonder whether or not the WH actually has a budget the is approved by Congress and if there is any limit. For instance..Congress could cut the budget for AF1 and other air transport services. Make them limit the number of hours per year etc. Why should the WH have unlimited funds for travel and fund raising?


3 posted on 07/14/2014 11:32:59 AM PDT by Oldexpat
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Egad, no! The more time he’s on vacation, the less time he’s messing up the country. Send him on a worldwide tour of golf courses for the next two years. Send Moo with him with free buffettes of the world.


4 posted on 07/14/2014 11:50:16 AM PDT by bgill
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Defund the government.


5 posted on 07/14/2014 11:53:45 AM PDT by mulligan (I)
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To: Oldexpat

If I remember correctly from the Bush years when the press actually acted as watchdogs, any nonofficial use of AF1, etc is supposed to be reimbursed by the president. So all of the expenses for golf outings and family vacations SHOULD be paid personally by the occupants. I seem to recall that W even paid for the food in the pantry. I can’t imagine that obama is paying for anything, so exposing that may be another plus.


6 posted on 07/14/2014 11:58:12 AM PDT by omegatoo (You know you'll get your money's worth...become a monthly donor!)
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“I propose a more direct approach. Defund Obama. Take away his transportation to golf, his chef, his pantry, air force one, Michelle’s staff, his electric bill. All of it (except security).”.....Don’t forget all the “zars”.

Defang the ba$tard and be sure to include pens with no ink and no phones.


7 posted on 07/14/2014 12:37:17 PM PDT by DaveA37
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Pens and phone....first on the list to go.
:)

o2


8 posted on 07/14/2014 1:59:10 PM PDT by omegatoo (You know you'll get your money's worth...become a monthly donor!)
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