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Drudge Developing: White House Redecorated During Obama's Latest Vacation...
Drudge ^ | 8/29/10 | Drudge

Posted on 08/29/2010 2:49:37 PM PDT by jimbo123

SOURCES: While president was in Martha's Vineyard, workers at White House have been busy installing new carpets, drapes, painting, etc. in Oval Office... Developing...

(Excerpt) Read more at drudgereport.com ...


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: imamobama; imamofthedeficit; kingofthedeficit; notaxes4dnc; obama; redecorated; whitehouse
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Is anyone surprised?
1 posted on 08/29/2010 2:49:40 PM PDT by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

Well. His days are numbers... and he knows it. So might as well go out in style.


2 posted on 08/29/2010 2:50:49 PM PDT by nhwingut (Palin/Bachmann '12)
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To: jimbo123

I don’t even want to look


3 posted on 08/29/2010 2:50:59 PM PDT by libertarian27 (Ingsoc: Department of Life, Department of Liberty, Department of Happiness)
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To: libertarian27

LOL!!!


4 posted on 08/29/2010 2:51:41 PM PDT by dawn53
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To: jimbo123

Hope they got the prayer rug facing the proper direction.


5 posted on 08/29/2010 2:51:48 PM PDT by Keith in Iowa (TV News is an oxymoron.)
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8 posted on 08/29/2010 2:52:21 PM PDT by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

Prayer rugs throughout, no doubt.


9 posted on 08/29/2010 2:52:41 PM PDT by rickmichaels (Allah AkBarack!!!)
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To: jimbo123

deck chairs + titanic


10 posted on 08/29/2010 2:53:02 PM PDT by stainlessbanner
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To: jimbo123

Che flags and Mao statues?


11 posted on 08/29/2010 2:53:28 PM PDT by rbosque (11 year Freeper! Combat Economist.)
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To: jimbo123

The toilets all had to be moved so they weren’t facing Mecca.


12 posted on 08/29/2010 2:54:04 PM PDT by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem.)
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To: jimbo123

“Move that bus!”


13 posted on 08/29/2010 2:54:28 PM PDT by LA Woman3
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To: jimbo123

“Move that bus!”


14 posted on 08/29/2010 2:54:41 PM PDT by LA Woman3
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To: jimbo123
SOURCES: While president was in Martha's Vineyard, workers at White House have been busy installing new carpets prayer rugs, drapes, painting, etc. in Oval Office... Developing... There, fixed it.
15 posted on 08/29/2010 2:54:57 PM PDT by Eddie01 (All we every really knew was it was crazy to be doin' it any other way)
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To: jimbo123
SOURCES: While president was in Martha's Vineyard, workers at White House have been busy installing new carpets prayer rugs, drapes, painting, etc. in Oval Office... Developing...

There, fixed it.

16 posted on 08/29/2010 2:55:08 PM PDT by Eddie01 (All we every really knew was it was crazy to be doin' it any other way)
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To: jimbo123
Convenient excuse to hide ramadansatan parties.


17 posted on 08/29/2010 2:55:30 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist (Jeremiah 50:31 Behold, I am against you, O you most proud, said the Lord God of hosts.)
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To: Jewbacca
The toilets all had to be moved so they weren’t facing Mecca.

Nope, removed and replaced with garden hoses...

18 posted on 08/29/2010 2:56:08 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Sarah Palin - For such a time as this...)
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To: jimbo123

I hope the decorator has better taste than the person that assists Michelle with her wardrobe.

I’m not very hopeful though...


19 posted on 08/29/2010 2:56:26 PM PDT by smokingfrog (freerepublic.com - Thanks JimRob! The flags are back! - 8/17/2010.)
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To: jimbo123

20 posted on 08/29/2010 2:56:45 PM PDT by steveo (2010 never again)
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To: jimbo123

How’s John Q. Public taking this? He’s had to make his kids quit their piano lessons, he’s working long hours for less pay because they fired half the people in his department, no vacations for his family this year, his TV broke and they can’t afford a new one, his wife wanted to buy new linens yet he told her not this year, but his President took 6 vacations this summer, saw the world, ate a lot of ice cream, and got the White House redecorated. John Q. is, I am sure, basking in shared delight that at least his taxes go to making one man’s life a little more luxurious.


21 posted on 08/29/2010 2:56:55 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: smokingfrog
I hope the decorator has better taste than the person that assists Michelle with her wardrobe.

I'm afraid the curtains will look suspiciously like one of her dresses. Have you ever seen a boob belt valance?

22 posted on 08/29/2010 2:58:02 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Sarah Palin - For such a time as this...)
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To: jimbo123

Well, I’ve heard it all now.


23 posted on 08/29/2010 2:58:19 PM PDT by Daisyjane69 (Michael Reagan: "Welcome back, Dad, even if you're wearing a dress and bearing children this time)
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To: gov_bean_ counter


Needed to install muslim squat toilets.
24 posted on 08/29/2010 2:58:42 PM PDT by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

Did they save the old drapes for Michelle to wear?


25 posted on 08/29/2010 2:58:56 PM PDT by LADY J (Change your thoughts and you change your world.. - Norman Vincent Peale)
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To: jimbo123
Yeeaaah, I know 'bout those...
26 posted on 08/29/2010 2:59:44 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Sarah Palin - For such a time as this...)
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To: jimbo123

This seems to have been in the planning stage at least since 2008 when Congress approved the funding.

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES

White House to get $376M renovation
First extensive update since Truman era

May 22, 2010

http://www.suntimes.com/news/politics/obama/2304420,CST-NWS-whitehouse23.article


27 posted on 08/29/2010 3:00:05 PM PDT by Mila
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28 posted on 08/29/2010 3:00:49 PM PDT by maggief
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To: jimbo123

‘bout time W. got his beautiful rug back.


29 posted on 08/29/2010 3:01:16 PM PDT by freedom_is_earned
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To: LADY J

ROFLMAO.
Recycling is a good thing, right?


30 posted on 08/29/2010 3:01:16 PM PDT by iceskater (I am a citizen - not a subject. Remember in November.)
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To: jimbo123
A real man taking over?


31 posted on 08/29/2010 3:01:42 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: jimbo123

Pink?? Maybe he can start moving the china out piece by piece.


32 posted on 08/29/2010 3:02:18 PM PDT by ModelBreaker
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To: LADY J
Did they save the old drapes for Michelle to wear?


33 posted on 08/29/2010 3:02:45 PM PDT by maggief
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To: jimbo123

This is another sign of the tough economy.

Drudge now has to work on weekends.


34 posted on 08/29/2010 3:03:24 PM PDT by Stalwart
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You can't get the stink out, you have to tear everything up and throw it away.


Frowning takes 68 muscles.
Smiling takes 6.
Pulling this trigger takes 2.
I'm lazy.

35 posted on 08/29/2010 3:04:05 PM PDT by The Comedian (Evil can only succeed if good men don't point at it and laugh.)
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To: Mila
The heating, cooling, electrical and fire-alarm systems will be replaced during the four-year, $376 million project in the East and West Wings.

That article says nothing about decorating. I think these are separate projects.

36 posted on 08/29/2010 3:05:11 PM PDT by ladyvet (WOLVERINES!!!!!)
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To: jimbo123
When Nancy Reagan spent a dime redecorating, the MSM gave her hell. She redid the White House with private donations to keep the "press" at bay. Odd how the MSM missed this story - especially since the JournoListers are all friends with the folks in the White House.../s

Nancy directed a major renovation of several White House rooms, including all of the second and third floors[65] and rooms adjacent to the Oval Office, including the press briefing room.[66] The renovation included repainting walls, refinishing floors, repairing fireplaces, and replacing antique pipes, windows, and wires.[64] The closet in the master bedroom was converted into a beauty parlor and dressing room, and the West bedroom was made into a small gymnasium.[67]

The first lady secured the assistance of renowned interior designer Ted Graber, popular with affluent West Coast social figures, to redecorate the family living quarters.[68] A Chinese-pattern, handpainted wallpaper was added to the master bedroom.[69] Family furniture was placed in the president's private study.[68] The first lady and her designer retrieved a number of White House antiques, which had been in storage, and placed them throughout the mansion.[68]

The extensive redecoration was paid for by private donations.[8][68] Many significant and long-lasting changes occurred as a result of the renovation and refurbishment, of which Nancy Reagan said, "This house belongs to all Americans, and I want it to be something of which they can be proud."[68]

Wikipedia

37 posted on 08/29/2010 3:05:18 PM PDT by GOPJ (TIME Magazine - - a conserve-a-phobe publication.)
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To: rickmichaels

nothing but a rug.

Question? who here has the money right now to redecorate their home? but on your dime I will. Thanks freepers your awesome.


38 posted on 08/29/2010 3:05:31 PM PDT by GoCards ("We eat therefore we hunt...")
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To: jimbo123
I don't think velvet paintings are right for the White House.



39 posted on 08/29/2010 3:06:19 PM PDT by Beckwith (A "natural born citizen" -- two American citizen parents and born in the USA.)
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To: Mila

Do you remodel your house when you are so far in debt you have to borrow money from an enemy?

No restraint at all in Washington..they all need to GOOOOOO


40 posted on 08/29/2010 3:07:05 PM PDT by RnMomof7
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To: jimbo123

Probably got tired of visitors remarking how it all smelled like stale cigarette smoke. Jackass.


41 posted on 08/29/2010 3:07:10 PM PDT by VRWCer ( They will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. - ML King)
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To: smokingfrog

My thoughts exactly. FLMO hasn’t shown refined taste.


42 posted on 08/29/2010 3:07:30 PM PDT by Bronzy
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To: jimbo123

with a Muslim motif, I hope not...


43 posted on 08/29/2010 3:08:47 PM PDT by citizencon
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To: smokingfrog

And, another thought, why change the decor when you are never there?


44 posted on 08/29/2010 3:10:32 PM PDT by Bronzy
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To: jimbo123
Wonder if the Obamas will have a Yard Sale so some of the poor folk can get things to redecorate their homes?

In this economy...trips to Martha's Vineyard, Spain, California, Florida, Golfing, $500 shoes, and now redecorating??? All good examples of tightening their belts as BO instructed Americans to do months ago. Oh, I forgot...eating out at fancy restaurants and buying ice cream every day. Those are good examples, too.

And I just hope Michelle did not have a hand in the redecoration scheme. I can only imagine the horror that would be in our White House if she selected anything. We'd end up with paintings of President Washington done on black velvet with a gold frame. And she would probably have one of Martha Washington wearing a boob belt.

45 posted on 08/29/2010 3:11:05 PM PDT by CitizenM ("Do you miss me yet?" Yes, George, we do.)
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To: maggief


The pictures of people violated Sharia and were burned. (Plus, they were just pictures of white guys. They all look alike.)
46 posted on 08/29/2010 3:12:10 PM PDT by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem.)
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To: jimbo123

http://badpaintingsofbarackobama.com/


47 posted on 08/29/2010 3:13:04 PM PDT by eartrumpet
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To: The Comedian
Yeah, didn't some alphabet network reporter say that during the '08 campaign, Obama One had a really funky smell inside? What'd they have to do with that plane afterwards, sink it in the ocean? Maybe that would explain some of those mass fish kills we've been reading about lately........

"But know this, that in the last days perilous times will come: for men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, unloving, unforgiving, slanderers, without self-control, brutal, despisers of good, traitors, headstrong, haughty, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God, having a form of godliness but denying its power. And from such people turn away, for his name is Obama."

48 posted on 08/29/2010 3:13:55 PM PDT by Viking2002 (2010 - NO PRISONERS! NO QUARTER!)
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To: jimbo123

Can they fit in nine holes in the oval office? Must all be par 1.


49 posted on 08/29/2010 3:14:09 PM PDT by School of Rational Thought (Need work. MBA, CPA, Black Belt. Diverse industry and cross border experience.)
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To: nhwingut

Yeah, but what kind of style?


50 posted on 08/29/2010 3:14:36 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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