Skip to comments.President Obama, First Family Kick Off Vacation on Martha's Vineyard (Stay on vacation)
Posted on 08/19/2010 4:26:48 AM PDT by tobyhill
President Obama and the first family today escape from life inside the Washington beltway and retreat to the summer vacation island of Martha's Vineyard, where they'll soak up the sun and enjoy time together as a family.
The 10-day getaway, the family's' fourth and longest this year, comes after a whirlwind campaign swing through the West Coast by Mr. Obama earlier this week and amid a swirling controversy over the president's comments about a proposed Islamic community center and mosque near Ground Zero in New York.
With no public events scheduled for the week ahead, the president will get a break from the media spotlight and the partisan political battles that have intensified with just three months before November's midterm elections.
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If he stays in one place for a few days he won’t be costing us as much money!
What’s the mosque situation in Edgartown?
They are SO fond of vacation, I suggest a permanent one.
More like the fourth in the last four weeks, I believe.
From the first moment I saw Obama on the public stage I remarked to my wife that he was an empty suit. How true.
I hope they get lots and lots of rain.
They are so tired from vacationing that they need yet another vacation. Loser family. In a sense they are the ultimate welfare cheats. Disgusting...
Zero’s Chicago vacation and Wookie’s Spanish one perhaps don’t count because they were not family vacations.
Don’t cha love how the press counts vacation days for them?
Now the Marbella trip was only 4 days. They landed on Martha’s Vineyard on Wednesday. For that to only be a 10-day trip that means they’ll have to be back in DC by next Friday. Is that going to happen—or is it really an 11- or 12-day trip?
Escape from inside the beltway? They barely spend any time there!
President Obama, First Family Kick Off Vacation on Martha's Vineyard
Does this mutt EVER work?
This asshat and his brood must think being POTUS is a part time gig. And that's only for when you're having 'Dance Night' in the White House. Which I hear he moved from every Wednesday night to every Friday Night.
This MORON is making Jimmah Carter look like Thomas Jefferson and Billy-Jeff look like George Washington.
Surely they’re staying over the Labor Day weekend—or maybe they’re going somewhere else for that.
It’s the sixth vacation this year and it’s only AUGUST!
Well, I suppose the partying will pick up as well as the golf games when he returns. Oh wait, he’ll probably squeeze in some grilling and hoops too!
Unexpected, of course.
Exactly how many hours per day does Obama actually work? Campaigning and vacationing don’t count.
I sometimes worry about most in the media with their collective knees being locked in the same bent position for too long.
“Maybe we could find another office he could run for. It would appeal to his enormous ego and keep him the hell out of the White House.”
He wants to run the U.N.
National Socialist's 'New England Vacation'
Starring: President Clark Hussein Griswold & Family
and Featuring: The "Ronco Pocket Teleprompter", in the role of TOTUS.
The Vactioner in Chief?
Well, it IS hurricane season...
No matter WHAT it takes...
They MUST be forced to GTFO of OUR White House ASAP.
At least when Bush went on vacation, he cleared brush on the farm.
This guy is really perpetuating sterotypes....
The a touch of Sickle Cell.
Or, would it be Hammer & Sickle Cell? :)
Prepare for ice cream shots ... ad nauseum. Another opportunity for the press to exhibit its journalistic skills.
|January 2010||Obamas are in Hawaii until January 3rd|
|March 2010||Mrs. Obama visits New York City|
|April 2010||Obamas go to Asheville|
|May 2010||Obamas go to Chicago|
|June 2010||Mrs. Obama goes to Malibu|
|July 2010||Obamas to go to Maine|
|August 2010||Mrs. Obama goes to Marbella, Spain|
|August 2010||Mr. Obama goes to Chicago|
|August 2010||Obamas go to Gulf Coast|
|August 2010||Obamas go to Martha's Vineyard|
Please let me know if I have missed any of this year's activities.
Give him a break, he just visited the peons in the Gulf they need a vacation.
Pray for America
I think Obama feels his work is done. All he is needed for is to sign the bills Pelosi and Reid pass and issue EOs for those policies they can’t pass. That is all he was ever intended to do.
So, why not make the most of his time and the free unlimited expense account? How about a date night in New York or a romantic flyby of the Statue of Liberty? Why not have Michele and the girls go where ever they want and take whomever they want? Golf, hoops, ... ? Whatever it takes to kill time. Now if only Carville and the rest would shut up about actually doing something, if only symbolic, everything would be fine!
By the way, to your list of vacations...we can add the many hours/days spent playing golf, campaigning for others, raising money for the Dems, and not working while on our dime.
They had to lay off the maid that cleans the oval office. It never gets used.
All these people do is campaign and party.
This UPI article says two weeks, which seems more likely:
Returning on Labor Day would make it 13 days; the next Tuesday, 14.
First thing Obama does is to get oriented as to which way is Mecca.
I would not be surprised if it was found that at most if not all of his public speaking appearances he aims himself towards Mecca, never facing away as that would be an Insult to the Koran.
And any bathroom that has the commode facing sitting in the wrong position will have to be “renovated”
Kinda makes a person wonder if the toilets in the Whitehouse are being moved around so as to not offend the Koran? hmmm...
Just as many as mac daddies namesake - ZERO
Are these people nuts? A lot of us are stressing and sweating to get thru this mess he's made.
If you wanted to expand it, you could add all the baseball games, basketball games, Wednesday parties at the WH, hosting that group of music people loving each other so much, ad nauseam.
500,000 more out of work, of course his answer: off to Martha’s Vineyard!
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