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Obama: We’re “Not That Far Removed From What Most Americans Are Going Through”
Gateway Pundit ^ | 7-26-10 | Jim Hoft

Posted on 07/26/2010 12:09:59 PM PDT by Justaham

The president told ABC that his family is not that far removed from what most Americans are going through right now. Really?

President Obama says he can relate to the plight of Americans striving in the struggling economy to pay bills while saving for their kids’ education.

He says he and first lady Michelle Obama took a hit like everybody else when the economy nearly collapsed, telling ABC that a college fund for daughters Malia and Sasha has gone “up and down” with the stock market.

Obama says the first couple is “not that far removed from what most Americans are going through.” He tells the network “it was just a few years ago that we had high credit card balances, we had two kids, thinking about college. We had our own retirement accounts, wondering if we were going to be able to get enough assets in there.”

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1 posted on 07/26/2010 12:10:03 PM PDT by Justaham
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To: Justaham
o,piss off, moron.

You're not black enough, anyway.

2 posted on 07/26/2010 12:11:04 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (Lying, socialist thieves. Any questions?)
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To: Justaham

Does he mean because he’s the one putting us through “it?”


3 posted on 07/26/2010 12:11:56 PM PDT by JDW11235 (I think I got it now!)
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To: Justaham

Yeah, just the other night, me and the wife talked about vacationing in Spain after we vacationed in Florida.


4 posted on 07/26/2010 12:12:02 PM PDT by equalitybeforethelaw
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To: Justaham

This guys Stupid Switch is broken in the “ON” position.


5 posted on 07/26/2010 12:12:34 PM PDT by Psycho_Bunny (Hail To The Fail-In-Chief)
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To: the invisib1e hand

I can’t improve on what you said, or how you said it. Props!


6 posted on 07/26/2010 12:12:48 PM PDT by Fantasywriter
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To: Justaham

sure.

I wish I got to take a paid for vacation every time something bad happened while I was at the helm.........


7 posted on 07/26/2010 12:12:48 PM PDT by roaddog727 (It's the Constitution, Stupid!)
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To: Justaham

This guys Stupid Switch is broken in the “ON” position.


8 posted on 07/26/2010 12:13:27 PM PDT by Psycho_Bunny (Hail To The Fail-In-Chief)
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To: Justaham

The timing of this thread is funny. The thread just prior says Michelle just booked 30 rooms in Spain at a five star resort.


9 posted on 07/26/2010 12:13:45 PM PDT by Sax
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To: Justaham

Yes my wagu steaks have gone up in price and my personal chef is threatening to go on strike if I don’t take some taxpayer dollars and set up a hundred million dollar retirement fund for him.


10 posted on 07/26/2010 12:13:45 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Justaham

Is he off his meds or just without his teleprompter?


11 posted on 07/26/2010 12:14:03 PM PDT by Spok (Free Range Republican)
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To: Justaham
He's an Uncle Tom.
12 posted on 07/26/2010 12:14:35 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The only stable state is the one in which all men are equal before the law." -- Aristotle)
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To: Justaham

"?????...yeah my Air Force One is down for repairs....and my golf game is on hold,....????....I'm wit ya Barry, now ******* resign ya moo moo"

13 posted on 07/26/2010 12:14:53 PM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Justaham
“Not That Far Removed From What Most Americans Are Going Through”

Yeah, my wife wants to vacation in Spain, too..............

14 posted on 07/26/2010 12:14:54 PM PDT by Red Badger (No, Obama's not the Antichrist. But he does have him in his MY FAVES.............)
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To: Justaham

Yes, we are all going to be able to afford a trip to Spain, a vacation in the Gulf Coast and Martha’s Vinyard all in less than a month. Sure....


15 posted on 07/26/2010 12:14:56 PM PDT by brytlea (Jesus loves me, this I know.)
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To: Justaham
The president told ABC that his family is not that far removed from what most Americans are going through right now.

Of course. I host private concerts with top performers all the time. And of course there are those every-other-week vacations to pricey destinations. Then there's those trips to Europe with friends my spouse takes all the times.

ZerO is such a buffoon.

16 posted on 07/26/2010 12:15:30 PM PDT by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: Psycho_Bunny
This guys Stupid Switch is broken in the “ON” position.

Yeah, he's Stuck On Stupid!...................

17 posted on 07/26/2010 12:15:45 PM PDT by Red Badger (No, Obama's not the Antichrist. But he does have him in his MY FAVES.............)
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To: Psycho_Bunny

>> This guys Stupid Switch is broken in the “ON” position.

There’s no switch — he’s hardwired for stupid. The only way around it is to remove power. ;-)


18 posted on 07/26/2010 12:16:00 PM PDT by Nervous Tick (Eat more spinach! Make Green Jobs for America!)
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To: equalitybeforethelaw
Errrrrr, believe an addendum is in order...
Yeah, just the other night, me and the wife talked about vacationing in Spain after we vacationed in Florida, within a week after our vacation in Bar Harbor Maine.

19 posted on 07/26/2010 12:16:02 PM PDT by Stand Watch Listen (It's the 'Land of Opportunity'... NOT... the 'Land of Entitlements'!!!)
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To: Justaham

True. Like many lazy and under-qualified Americans, Obama is at risk of losing his job in the next 2 1/2 years. I just pray that we have a free and fair election at that time, one that is not canceled due to “the crisis”, whatever crisis Obama and Pelosi feel a need to instigate or invent.


20 posted on 07/26/2010 12:16:13 PM PDT by Pollster1 (Natural born citizen of the USA, with the birth certificate to prove it)
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To: Justaham

This is one of the most outrageous and ridiculous statements I have ever heard.

These people live like Kings off the US taxpayers. Lavish parties, lavish food, continual vacations, expensive clothes, elite schools for the kids, golfing, best doctors and medical care paid for by taxpayers.

All of the best all the time for the Obozos.

Gawd that pretty far removed from our existence. No way can this selfish idiot know the pain many are living with.


21 posted on 07/26/2010 12:16:19 PM PDT by dforest
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To: Justaham

Oh, goodie. We all get to vacation in Spain this summer on the taxpayer’s dime.


22 posted on 07/26/2010 12:16:55 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (JUST VOTE THEM OUT! teapartyexpress.org)
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To: Justaham

Yea... He’s just like the rest of us... He’ll, I’ve had to cut back to only 2 747 flights per week for me and my sweetie. I’ve also had to cut down to 5 vacations per year... And no more than 3 concerts at my home per week. *whew*. Living tight is so difficult... But we’re all the same

/dripping-acidic-sarcasm-at-the-elitist

Now, if only I can convince 35m people to send me 50-66% of their income... Maybe I could “almost” live like the average American


23 posted on 07/26/2010 12:17:56 PM PDT by sten
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To: Red Badger

24 posted on 07/26/2010 12:17:59 PM PDT by BenLurkin (Will must be the harder, courage the bolder, spirit must be the more, as our might lessens.)
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To: Justaham

Right out of Clinton’s “I feel Your Pain” handbook.


25 posted on 07/26/2010 12:17:59 PM PDT by BaylorDad (Is the asteroid we are going to land on in site yet?)
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To: Sax

This woman is a selfish opportunist. Bet she is dragging the whole family along at our expense.

Did she book a separate plane and room for the dog?


26 posted on 07/26/2010 12:18:16 PM PDT by dforest
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To: Justaham
The really sad, hugh and series thing is that he really believes this. Oh, the hughmanatee.
27 posted on 07/26/2010 12:18:26 PM PDT by JPG (Sarah Spitz? No, she swallowed the Obama agenda.)
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To: Justaham

How’s that vegetable garden going, Mrs Obama, er, I mean yur Royal Heiness?


28 posted on 07/26/2010 12:19:20 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (JUST VOTE THEM OUT! teapartyexpress.org)
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To: Justaham

He actually gets Congress to do what he wants. He has no clue what life is like for us.....


29 posted on 07/26/2010 12:19:25 PM PDT by mockingbyrd (Remember in November.)
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To: Justaham

““Not That Far Removed From What Most Americans Are Going Through””

Right. About as far removed as the distance between Earth and the EDGE OF THE KNOWN UNIVERSE.


30 posted on 07/26/2010 12:19:55 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The Last Boy Scout)
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To: Justaham

“College Fund”?!

When every ex-resident can count on millions for his memoirs, six figure speeches, and the like? (Especially if he’s a lefty).

Besides, what qualified black college applicants (let alone with a power pedigree) don’t get a full ride to any place they want to attend?


31 posted on 07/26/2010 12:20:05 PM PDT by Atlas Sneezed (Anything worth doing, is worth doing badly at first.)
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To: Justaham

What a liar and hypocrite, and yet people will believe him.


32 posted on 07/26/2010 12:20:38 PM PDT by Humal
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To: Justaham

My first thought was, “Let them eat cake.”


33 posted on 07/26/2010 12:23:44 PM PDT by Calm_Cool_and_Elected ("Stupidity is always astonishing, no matter how many times you may deal with it." - Jean Cocteau)
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To: Justaham
If you have to say it, it's probably not true.

This guy and his buddy Joe Biden are incredibly tone deaf.

34 posted on 07/26/2010 12:23:46 PM PDT by Senator_Blutarski
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To: JDW11235; Fantasywriter
Does he mean because he’s the one putting us through “it?”

I can't improve upon this!

L.

O.

L.

35 posted on 07/26/2010 12:24:03 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (Lying, socialist thieves. Any questions?)
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To: Justaham

Michelle Obama, daughter Sasha to vacation separately in Spain — over president’s birthday...

‘All activities are closed press’...

30 rooms at 5-star hotel...

5-day trip to follow weekend on FL’s Gulf Coast, precede 10-day vacation on Martha’s Vineyard...


36 posted on 07/26/2010 12:25:02 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: Justaham

How to get someone to steal her passport?

Please??????


37 posted on 07/26/2010 12:25:08 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: the invisib1e hand

This from a guy who made 4.5 million last year.


38 posted on 07/26/2010 12:26:26 PM PDT by circlecity
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To: the invisib1e hand; JDW11235

JDW made a brilliant point—but you, invisible hand, made me laugh a lot harder. A LOT harder. ;)


39 posted on 07/26/2010 12:26:38 PM PDT by Fantasywriter
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To: Justaham
In what way? In the self-loathing you feel not being that far removed from what most Americans are going through in the contempt, revulsion we all have towards you?
40 posted on 07/26/2010 12:27:50 PM PDT by lbryce (Obama Notwithstanding, America's Best Days Are Yet To Be .)
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To: Justaham

Good grief! I hope that someone is keeping a tally of Zero’s absolutely absurd comments.

What planet does he live on anyway?


41 posted on 07/26/2010 12:27:50 PM PDT by rod1
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To: Justaham

Good grief! I hope that someone is keeping a tally of Zero’s absolutely absurd comments.

What planet does he live on anyway?


42 posted on 07/26/2010 12:28:01 PM PDT by rod1
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To: indylindy
Gawd that pretty far removed from our existence. No way can this selfish idiot know the pain many are living with.

No kidding. I wonder when was the last time he tapped on the guage of his propane tank in the middle of winter and hoped like hell that turning the heat down to nearly nothing would make the gas last till morning.
43 posted on 07/26/2010 12:28:13 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Justaham

“We’re sorry for the massive disruption it’s caused their lives. There’s no one who wants this over more than I do. I would like my life back.” —BP CEO , Tony Hayward

“I’m sorry I’m an inexperienced idiot. I would like my community organizer job back and keep my golf schedule”.- P-BO , TOTUS.


44 posted on 07/26/2010 12:28:48 PM PDT by WOBBLY BOB (drain the swamp! ( then napalm it and pave it over ))
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To: Senator_Blutarski

“This guy and his buddy Joe Biden are incredibly tone deaf.”

You may be right. Others think he is trying to throw the election to the Republicans so they can take the fall when the card house comes tumbling down. I have the feeling this is just a giant middle finger to the taxpayers, playing to his punk base.


45 posted on 07/26/2010 12:29:41 PM PDT by caseinpoint (Don't get thickly involved in thin things)
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To: Justaham

This guy has made the $400,000/yr salary of the Presidency the ultimate welfare handout. Vacation after vacation, concert after concert, dinner after dinner.


46 posted on 07/26/2010 12:29:55 PM PDT by Textide
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To: Justaham
We’re “Not That Far Removed From What Most Americans Are Going Through”

Smile

47 posted on 07/26/2010 12:30:09 PM PDT by 70times7 (Serving Free Republics' warped and obscure humor needs since 1999!)
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To: Justaham

GAG!


48 posted on 07/26/2010 12:30:14 PM PDT by Chaguito
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To: Jim Robinson
How’s that vegetable garden going, Mrs Obama, er, I mean yur Royal Heiness?

You mean her AGRICULTURAL COLLECTIVE ?

Where you have 'the little people' do the actual 'gardening/farming'

The type that gets huge USDA subsidies.

You might have to ask Reggi Love. I think he is the slave driver now for the community workers, and also the family dog walker. Which means he gets double pay.

49 posted on 07/26/2010 12:30:14 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The Last Boy Scout)
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To: Justaham

He’s completely insane.


50 posted on 07/26/2010 12:30:16 PM PDT by TheConservativeParty (Everytime a democrat loses, a Moonbat gets its wings burned off.)
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