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As World Burns, Obamas Take Kids on Taxpayer Funded Rio Spring Break Vacay
Tuesday, March 15, 2011 | Kristinn

Posted on 03/15/2011 8:31:41 PM PDT by kristinn

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To: kristinn

We will also undoubtedly be shown the “fashion forward” outfits of the FLOTUS, along with her “toned” arms.
IMHO, he’s going on vacation because that’s all he does. I don’t think he knows what to do or say without it being spoon-fed to him. No man in the suit. High IQ my arse.


51 posted on 03/15/2011 9:49:52 PM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: kristinn

tone deaf as a two by four.


52 posted on 03/15/2011 9:51:45 PM PDT by NeverForgetBataan (To the German Commander: ..........................NUTS !)
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To: Bshaw

President Obama does this traveling so that at the first moment the Republicans show intestinal fortitude and take a position, he can be said to have returned from afar to deal with the matter personally, at great expense to the taxpayer!.


Given the Continuing Resolution Vote in House, I think barry will be gone a long time! —Oh I got in a 2-for on this—the GOP leadership is not showing any intestinal fortitude to stop obamacare funding like they promised :(


53 posted on 03/15/2011 9:57:01 PM PDT by bushwon ("If you think healthcare is expensive now, wait till it is free"--PJ O'rourke)
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To: kristinn

The United States of America has gone insane...


54 posted on 03/15/2011 9:57:45 PM PDT by April Lexington (Study the Constitution so you know what they are taking away!)
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To: kristinn

Once again, Barry alienates another great U.S. ally by frittering around on yet another vacation while Japan requires our full attention and help. The Japanese will see Barry frolicking in the sun and wonder why their ally has abandoned them.


55 posted on 03/15/2011 9:59:10 PM PDT by purplelobster
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To: gaijin
Can anyone imagine the MEDIA HOWLING if Bush had done this?

Hey. Obama's just lookin' after "his own." Just like the first Mormon church press release about the catastrophe mentioned Mormon missionaries, Mormon members, and Mormon buildings. But nobody else.

The Obama cult is exactly that. An insulated cult.

56 posted on 03/15/2011 10:00:26 PM PDT by Colofornian
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To: kristinn

From what I’ve seen of Obozo so far, I’d say that all he ever had in mind were to make his and his family’s life more comfortable, while making the rest of the country suffer.


57 posted on 03/15/2011 10:00:35 PM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier preparing to deploy to Afghanistan)
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To: kearnyirish2
I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: Obama will not be the Dem candidate in the general election in 2012.

Unfortunately that's wishful thinking. The left is one with the Marxist. There is NO way he will NOT be on the ticket. They need him to complete the transformation of the US into a third world Socialist Hell.

Above all the MSM and the left (I know, one and the same) want the U.S. destroyed.

The evil MSM is equal to the Marxist as a mortal danger to our Republic. Obama would not exist without the MSM.

58 posted on 03/15/2011 10:03:07 PM PDT by sand88
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To: garjog

Maybe he wants to get a Brazilian...?


59 posted on 03/15/2011 10:04:49 PM PDT by Senormechanico
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To: kristinn

We’re all going to have to make sacrifices.

By “we”, I mean “you”.

Thank you for voting for me. :)


60 posted on 03/15/2011 10:07:27 PM PDT by Tzimisce (Never forget that the American Revolution began when the British tried to disarm the colonists.)
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To: kristinn
The first place I am going in the early morning is to the Rasmussen Daily unapproval poll - he ought to be heading into new low territory.
61 posted on 03/15/2011 10:13:10 PM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: jimbo123

I can’t stand the sight of that EVIL POS. What a repulsvie excuse for the lowest scum imaginable.


62 posted on 03/15/2011 10:14:22 PM PDT by unkus
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To: sand88

I agree that there are many who would love to see him on the throne forever, and would go to great lengths to achieve it; there are simply not nearly enough of them. What states can he carry? Where are people any better off, or even as well off, as when this idiot won election? At the present rate, there will not be a single state that isn’t in play for the GOP, while the Dems would have to write off whole regions (and the Senate & House races in them). Nobody in his “coalition”, with the exception maybe of public schoolteachers, is any better off: government workers/emergency responders are being laid off in droves, pacifists have to come to terms with his surge in Afghanistan and the fact that Gitmo will never close, homosexual deviants still have no “marriage” in the eyes of the federal government, young people are among the hardest-hit by the bad job market (especially recent grads), retirees have seen their MediCare cut into by ObamaCare, and ethnic minorities are still at the bottom of the ladder while racial tension has certainly not disappeared. Where would any enthusiasm come from?

People need jobs, and some sense of security/continuity; Obama clearly has nothing to offer on either front, preferring to talk in vague generalities about nonsense.


63 posted on 03/15/2011 10:16:11 PM PDT by kearnyirish2
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To: rabidralph

PERFECT image of the Golfer-in-Chief! (#28)


64 posted on 03/15/2011 10:16:42 PM PDT by nutmeg
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To: Fu-fu2

It will be fun to laugh at the MSM as they try to justify this. YOu would think he would stay at home to provide even moral support to one of our best allies.

Yes the MSM will look quite lame supporting this. And the stinking pubs better be howling about it!


65 posted on 03/15/2011 10:18:04 PM PDT by Always Independent
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To: IH8DEMS
obama isn't disconnected...he just doesn't give a damn. The socialist/marxist/communist/revolutionary is doing what he wants, when he wants.

It is never about anyone or anything except obama.

This kind of evil will be stopped. Don't know how, don't know when, but obama will be removed from the White House.

Let him wallow in his ice cream, doowop get-togethers, far flung trips, elaborate parties at the White House, and let Michelle continue to buy her $1,000. tote bags, etc., while this country and the world suffers in turmoil.

He will be stopped. Mussolini, Hitler, and others of their ilk met their fate. obama will meet his.

66 posted on 03/15/2011 10:21:29 PM PDT by itssme
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To: kristinn

There really hasn’t been anything urgent enough to require his attention since that professor got arrested for breaking into his house in Cambridge.


67 posted on 03/15/2011 10:24:05 PM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: kristinn
Spokesman Jay Carney told reporters, "He is the president of the United States. There are major issues all the time that a president has to contend with, which is one of the reasons why he has such a substantial support framework around him when he travels."

Translation: The king brings his scepter wherever he goes.

68 posted on 03/15/2011 10:24:48 PM PDT by ElkGroveDan (If every person were like Sarah Palin, this world would be a peaceful, beautiful world to live in.)
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To: Fu-fu2

[[Just a cheery announcement that our gas prices are on the way down—they were down “one cent” today.]]

Ha haha haha haha- We beat you- we went down 2 whole cents today- haahhaa haahhaa haahaahaa... oh wait- never mind- I STILL CAN NOT afford Gasoline!!!


69 posted on 03/15/2011 10:25:55 PM PDT by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: kristinn

You should send this to every news outlet you can.

Obama is imperial and tone deaf and clueless.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2689183/posts


70 posted on 03/15/2011 10:29:45 PM PDT by Dr. Eckleburg ("I don't think they want my respect; I think they want my submission." - Flemming Rose)
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To: kearnyirish2
Where would any enthusiasm come from?

likely from tens of billions of the unspent stimulus money stolen from the taxpayers. That can buy a lot of votes. His staff is scheming 24/7 on how to "steal" the 2012 election. They can't win without fraud.

People need jobs, and some sense of security/continuity; Obama clearly has nothing to offer on either front, preferring to talk in vague generalities about nonsense.

In a fair election, any competent conservative would easily crush Obama. Viewing his chances through the prism of normal election parameters he would have zero chance of winning. However, we will have to battle the fraud, the slavish MSM, and the contemptible RINOs who will battle us all the way to the end. The MSM will be in ultra smear mode to help the Marxist chances. They will mount a coordinated, slimy media attack of the likes we never have seen before in our history.

71 posted on 03/15/2011 10:30:03 PM PDT by sand88
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To: Fu-fu2

[[What was portrayed as “coolness” during the campaign has proven to be a weird detachment]]

Wierd Detachment? It’s SICK detachment- not wierd detachment! and what’s even sicker is that he still has people supporting him even after they’ve lost hteir jobs, paying more for energy, beingh taxed to death- facing unprecedented socialism which will break them financially even furthger- and even though He looks america in the face and point blank tells us to shut the hell up and ‘just let him ‘do his job’!!!

It’s unbeleivably SICK that ANYONE would still support this lazy playboy- He and the dems are taking everythign they can from us while they can because they know their time is short in office (eventually, America wake out of their sick idolizing stupor and realize he and the left are the biggest crooks on the planet and don’t give a crap about the little folks like they claim to!!!

SICK sick sick- that;s the only word for it all


72 posted on 03/15/2011 10:32:20 PM PDT by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: kristinn

The DO NOTHING president. What a surprise considering the only thing he has ever done in his life is community organizing with other people’s money.

He has absolutely no economic background, no foreign policy experience, no leadership ability, no common sense, nothing that I can see to qualify someone to be president, yet here we are America!

Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter are sounding pretty reasonable at this point.


73 posted on 03/15/2011 10:36:06 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: purplelobster

[[Once again, Barry alienates another great U.S. ally by frittering around on yet another vacation while Japan requires our full attention and help.]]

He’as too busy coddling... ooops, I mean ‘dialoguing’ qwith terrorist nations to notice them ore pacifist nations that are our allies-


74 posted on 03/15/2011 10:36:48 PM PDT by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: SoldierDad

[[From what I’ve seen of Obozo so far, I’d say that all he ever had in mind were to make his and his family’s life more comfortable, while making the rest of the country suffer.]]

Bingo! UI’ve said that from even bofore he got elected- knowing fukll well that once he got in, it was goign to be nothing but a nonstop party for the narcisist- the ONLY stress he feels is laaying awakwe at night worrying that someone might not love him as much as he loves hismelf- Narcists fret soemthign aweful when they think someone might not love them unconditionally- The arrogance of this fella is UNBELIEVABLE! He spitsi n our faces, and thinks we should thank him and coddle his tender sensibilities for it?


75 posted on 03/15/2011 10:40:06 PM PDT by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: sand88

I agree with what they would like to do/like to project; NOBODY believes that anything is any better regardless of what the TV says. They would have to get so many people back to work (at some comparable salary to what they were earning 3-5 years ago - which NOBODY I know who has lost a job and taken another is currently earning), and convince them there is some permanence to it; this would have been difficult given 4 years, and they’re down to 1 1/2. Who doesn’t know somebody unemployed for over a year? Who doesn’t know somebody who has lost a home? Who isn’t afraid of losing their own home and/or job? Anybody who promises a semblance of what we used to have will destroy him (either in a Dem primary or the general election); he is “the Devil we know”, and he has proven he can’t provide that. He has generated his opponents’ ads for them, with comments about what temperature we should keep our homes at and how we should sacrifice; his own lack of tact is his undoing.


76 posted on 03/15/2011 10:42:21 PM PDT by kearnyirish2
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To: itssme

[[obama isn’t disconnected...he just doesn’t give a damn. The socialist/marxist/communist/revolutionary is doing what he wants, when he wants.
It is never about anyone or anything except obama.]]

PRECISELY- I would just add that he does infact care aboutr expanding government control over we the people thouigh- but he’s content letting the lesser dogs of congress do his dirty work for him on this front- infact, He seems to be quite averse to workign on any issues himself really- too busy looking out for number one apparently


77 posted on 03/15/2011 10:42:38 PM PDT by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: TheBattman
Crawford was President Bush's Western Whitehouse, just as Nixon and Reagan had their own in California.

The Liberals always accused President Bush for taking all those vacations, but most of the time he spent away from D.C. was in Crawford, dragging his entire staff and Cabinet with him. It was indeed the Western Whitehouse, not a rented Mansion like the One always stays in.

The Media hated their time in Texas, wishing they were back in Nantucket hobnobbing with the Clintons and all their Liberal friends.

78 posted on 03/15/2011 10:43:36 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (Since Obama Bin Lyin, the Economy Bin Dyin...)
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To: kristinn

No doubt he will be demanding the Christ of the Andes be removed, immediately or covered so as not to offend his daughters.


79 posted on 03/15/2011 10:48:12 PM PDT by Carley (WISCONSIN STREET NO DIFFERENT THAN THE ARAB STREET. UGLY AND VIOLENT)
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To: SoldierDad

The irritating thing is, once they are out of office, the Bambi family will live high on the hog forever - they will continue to have influence due to their perceived power, whether they’re lobbyists or not, and their girls will be rewarded with the appropriate jobs, like Chelsea Clinton, along with either connected high-brow spouses or pretty boys with political aspirations.


80 posted on 03/15/2011 11:10:25 PM PDT by GnuHere
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To: kristinn; rabidralph; StarFan; Dutchy; alisasny; BobFromNJ; BUNNY2003; Cacique; Clemenza; Coleus; ..
Nothing against the daughters (and please leave them out of the criticism), but Obama has his presidential priorities set to his life and wants and not set to the priorities of the nation.

I agree, kristinn... this is just beyond belief.

Related threads:

President Obama’s Trivial Pursuits

As World Burns, Obama Tapes NCAA Basketball Brackets For ESPN Today

FReepers: Don't miss rabidralph's great graphic: "Barack Obama: Golfing While the World Burns" in #28!

81 posted on 03/15/2011 11:11:16 PM PDT by nutmeg
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To: kristinn

BTTT


82 posted on 03/15/2011 11:30:42 PM PDT by DollyCali (Don't tell God how big your storm is... tell your storm how BIG your God is!)
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To: kristinn

Oh, how I wish what goes to Rio STAYED in Rio!


83 posted on 03/15/2011 11:53:04 PM PDT by ApplegateRanch (Made in America, by proud American citizens, in 1946.)
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To: kristinn; nutmeg

I would never criticize Sasha and Melia...they are adorable children. However, would it be considered criticism to say that their parents use them to set the agenda that they want?

The Obama girl’s parents seem to want to party all of the time, and the needs of our country (and other countries around the world) are of no interest to them.


84 posted on 03/16/2011 12:03:32 AM PDT by dixiechick2000 ("First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, then you win." - Gandhi)
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To: doc1019

The question is not whether you (and other conservatives, as represented by FR) will rhetorically take Carter over Obama, but whether you will unite behind the Republican nominee even if he or she happens to be too “moderate” for your tastes. In other words, have all you RINO hunters learned your lesson yet?


85 posted on 03/16/2011 12:19:46 AM PDT by Wolfstar ("If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his friend." Abraham Lincoln)
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To: kristinn

This is the most amazing story of the day, but not heard in the MSM. Just mind-blowing ignorance of what is happening around the world and where he should be as a leader of one of the most EXCEPTIONAL countries on God’s green earth.


86 posted on 03/16/2011 12:22:58 AM PDT by antceecee (Bless us Father.. have mercy on us and protect us from evil.)
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To: April Lexington
No, the majority of the people of the United States have
gone uneducated not insane. Unfortunately the empty spaces in their heads which should have been filled by government and civics
courses in school have been instead leveled down to the base of ignorance by “Idol” and other “everyone’s a star”
type media. Failure is only suffered by white sitcom fathers. All others have a given right to the fruits of a nation denied to them by some perceived past injustice.
I hate to say it , but I believe their perceptions may become real all too soon. They should have studied. I did
and I'm ready for ‘em.
87 posted on 03/16/2011 12:35:45 AM PDT by WePledge (Semper Fidelis)
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To: Tenniel2

>> Arrogant, self-centered, detestable parents do not spawn “adorable” children. Sasha and Malia may look appealing to some ...

There’s no need to sully kristinn’s thread especially when he asked the children be left alone.

There’s no reason to assume the Obama children are anything other than great kids.

If you’re so concerned about influence, consider Reagan’s, Cheney’s, and Bush’s offspring.


89 posted on 03/16/2011 2:03:01 AM PDT by Gene Eric (*** Jesus ***)
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To: Cementjungle

Sadly, Japan isn’t like Haiti.....they were the right color to attract that twit’s attention....he was engage then.


90 posted on 03/16/2011 2:03:06 AM PDT by tioga
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To: kristinn

Obama’s sole interest was and is in the trappings of the office of the President.


91 posted on 03/16/2011 2:15:10 AM PDT by monocle
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To: Charles Henrickson

that is hilarious!!!!!!!


92 posted on 03/16/2011 2:46:23 AM PDT by RaceBannon (RON PAUL: THE PARTY OF TRUTHERS, TRAITORS AND UFO CHASERS!!!)
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To: kristinn
Please remember that Ipanema Beach is also in Rio

How come we never see Micky's toned body in a stylish swim suit?

93 posted on 03/16/2011 3:10:01 AM PDT by Jimmy Valentine's brother (With the repeal of DADT, are more fashionable military uniforms from the Pentagon next?)
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To: kristinn

If this keeps up, this guy is going to end up with an executive suite at the zoo.


94 posted on 03/16/2011 3:56:57 AM PDT by AdaGray
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To: gaijin

“Hey - this “President” thing sure is fun....!!”


95 posted on 03/16/2011 4:13:06 AM PDT by Psalm 73 ("Gentlemen, you can't fight in here - this is the War Room".)
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To: kristinn

Barack Hussein 0bama = Winner of American Idle


96 posted on 03/16/2011 5:11:01 AM PDT by N. Theknow (Kennedys: Can't skipper a boat, Can't drive, Can't ski, Can't fly. But they KNOW what's best!)
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To: kristinn

97 posted on 03/16/2011 6:39:10 AM PDT by They'reGone2000 (They'reGone2010)
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To: kristinn
When people chide a President for leaving D.C> I normally respond that no one ever really takes time off from being POTUS - it follows them everywhere. But this guy actually does. He treats the treasury like his personal slush fund, AF1 like his personal plane and the office as his personal E-ticket to world wide recreation and good times.

He makes Clinton look like a work-aholic.

98 posted on 03/16/2011 6:49:43 AM PDT by Baynative (Truth is treason in an empire of lies)
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To: kristinn

All he seems to do is play golf and vacation on our dime.


99 posted on 03/16/2011 6:51:24 AM PDT by GailA (2012 rally cry DEMOCRATS and RINOS are BAD for the USA!)
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To: GnuHere

Disgusting. Obozo, and his wife, should be run out of town on a rail.


100 posted on 03/16/2011 7:43:08 AM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier preparing to deploy to Afghanistan)
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