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Biden charging Secret Service for cottage rental
Washington Times ^ | 7/30/11 | Jim McElhatton

Posted on 07/31/2011 2:50:58 PM PDT by Nachum

The U.S. Secret Service does more than protect Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. — the agency also pays him rent.

Since April, Mr. Biden has collected more than $13,000 from the agency charged with protecting him and his family, for use of a rental cottage adjacent to the waterfront home he owns in a Wilmington, Del., neighborhood.

Mr. Biden, listed not as vice president in federal purchasing documents but as “vendor,” is eligible for up to $66,000 by the time the government contract expires in the fall of 2013, the records show.

Officials say the arrangement came about when a previous tenant moved out of the cottage and the Secret Service moved in.

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1 posted on 07/31/2011 2:51:08 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

http://www.nachumlist.com/


2 posted on 07/31/2011 2:53:09 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

Now you know why people pay millions of dollars to get elected to a job that pays in the hundreds of thousands.


3 posted on 07/31/2011 2:53:55 PM PDT by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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To: Nachum

You beat me by 3 minutes!!


4 posted on 07/31/2011 2:55:02 PM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD
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To: Nachum

What an ingrate.


5 posted on 07/31/2011 2:55:22 PM PDT by mkmensinger
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To: Nachum
Corrupt politician ping
6 posted on 07/31/2011 2:55:43 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (I love how the FR spellchecker doesn't recognize the word "Obama")
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To: Nachum
Corrupt politician ping
7 posted on 07/31/2011 2:56:04 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (I love how the FR spellchecker doesn't recognize the word "Obama")
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To: P.O.E.

I believe the Clintons are doing the same thing in the Hamptons.


8 posted on 07/31/2011 2:56:04 PM PDT by donhunt (I am sick and tired of those bastards insulting and lying to me.)
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To: Nachum

What waterfront home?

Dude lives off Montchanin:


9 posted on 07/31/2011 2:56:33 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Nachum

In fact, now that I think of it, you would have to traipse through the Dupont property to get to river.


10 posted on 07/31/2011 2:57:27 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

Bleh.

I’d rather ping to yours than post it. :)


11 posted on 07/31/2011 2:57:27 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

I’ve already informed Admin Moderator to delete my thread.


12 posted on 07/31/2011 2:58:56 PM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD
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To: Nachum

I see no problem with this as long as Biden pays for the bullets in their guns and the gas in their cars while they’re working to protect his bald life.


13 posted on 07/31/2011 2:59:20 PM PDT by Darkwolf377 (``Stupidity is also a gift of God, but one mustn't misuse it``-Pope John Paul II)
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To: Nachum

I know I get tired of saying this, but....can you imagine if Bush did this?

Libs aren’t so anti-capitalist when they’re the ones making the “obscene” profits!


14 posted on 07/31/2011 3:00:02 PM PDT by Scotswife
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To: Nachum
I Do not wish to pee on any-ones parade here, but if you think he is the only one you are wrong. I think it goes back to LBJ,
15 posted on 07/31/2011 3:01:36 PM PDT by org.whodat (What does the Republican party stand for////??? absolutely nothing.)
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To: Nachum

“the arrangement came about when a previous tenant moved out of the cottage and the Secret Service moved in.”
... at double the old rent I suspect.


16 posted on 07/31/2011 3:02:19 PM PDT by mrsmith
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To: Nachum

Clinton did the same thing.

There was a question at the end of his presidency about how he was going to pay for his house in Chappaqua, NY with its $10,000 mortgage payment due each month. Clinton, you remember, never owned a home and had always lived off the taxpayer during his years of service in Arkansas. Enter Terry McAuliffe who financed the house for Clinton. Clinton then turned around and charged the Secret Service $10,000 a month rent for the use of a small gatehouse at the entrance to his property.

Clinton, continues to live off the taxpayer.


17 posted on 07/31/2011 3:07:08 PM PDT by JohnG45
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To: Nachum
Something does not add up here, quoting from the article:

Edwin M. Donovan, special agent in charge at the Secret Service's Office of Government and Public Affairs in Washington, said the agency pays $2,200 in rent per-month, the same amount a previous tenant had paid before moving out.

April to August is five months (and I am being generous by counting Aug.), which is $11,000. Did he also charge them a first and last, or a security deposit?

Probably a smart move as he knows he and The Zero are tanking the economy.

18 posted on 07/31/2011 3:12:00 PM PDT by Michael.SF. (When you hear hooves, think horses, not zebras.)
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To: JohnG45

Wow. I didn’t know that. Thanks for the info.


19 posted on 07/31/2011 3:13:02 PM PDT by camerongood210
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To: P.O.E.
Absent being sued and losing a suit charging him with extreme vice on an eight year old boy one never sees a politician leave office and live in poverty. I hate the greedy B*stards! I can hardly contain myself when I write our Congressman.

Compare a present politicians retirement with General Grant. He had to write his memoirs to provide for his family after his death by cancer. Grant fought the Civil war and was President of the United States. Today's politicians generally succeed in sodomizing twelve year old boys and snorting the largest trail of coke in history. What a bunch of self important nothings!

20 posted on 07/31/2011 3:13:15 PM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: Nachum

If he normally rents this cottage out I can’t say there’s anything wrong here. Otherwise it gives him a financial incentive to stay at home instead of the veep’s house.


21 posted on 07/31/2011 3:17:41 PM PDT by Terry Mross (I'll only vote for a SECOND party.)
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To: Nachum
But these are our selfless public servants just working their butts off for the American people.

Would you deny Mother Teresa the occasional crust of bread?

< /SARC> tag not required

22 posted on 07/31/2011 3:20:11 PM PDT by Aevery_Freeman (White Hetero Able Male (WHAM) a.k.a. NOT Holder's people)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD
I’ve already informed Admin Moderator to delete my thread.

"Informed" instead of "asked"?

Don't let that "MD" title go to your head much, do you?

You know, we threw off that yoke in the 18th century. No royalty here.

You have a job title, it does not make you royalty.

In fact, it makes you highly suspect as regards overbilling
for services, relying upon the government to pay the high dollars to you.

"Informed" the moderator indeed. HA.

23 posted on 07/31/2011 3:21:20 PM PDT by humblegunner (The kinder, gentler version...)
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To: Nachum

Well, this will certainly endear him to the Sectet Service. The more the SS and military loathe the Fiend and Vice Fiend, the better.


24 posted on 07/31/2011 3:22:11 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: Vendome
This water.
25 posted on 07/31/2011 3:22:11 PM PDT by Gondring (Going d'Anconia)
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To: Nachum
But these are our selfless public servants just working their butts off for the American people.

Would you deny Mother Teresa the occasional crust of bread?

Biden only draws a pittance for his monumental work for "we the people?"

So what if he rents out the cabin behind his mansion for a few pennies?

< /SARC> tag not required (oops - HTML error - GRIN)

26 posted on 07/31/2011 3:22:20 PM PDT by Aevery_Freeman (White Hetero Able Male (WHAM) a.k.a. NOT Holder's people)
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To: humblegunner; SilvieWaldorfMD
You have a job title, it does not make you royalty.

And you have a comma splice.

...in addition to other grammar errors.

27 posted on 07/31/2011 3:23:32 PM PDT by Gondring (Going d'Anconia)
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To: Gondring

I tossed those in just to attract you.

Worked like a charm.

Now, let’s see how the “I’M ROYALTY” medical tech responds.


28 posted on 07/31/2011 3:26:20 PM PDT by humblegunner (The kinder, gentler version...)
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To: humblegunner

What is wrong with you? Couldn’t get into med school?

Did you ever stop to think that maybe she lives in Maryland?


29 posted on 07/31/2011 3:26:40 PM PDT by GatorGirl (Herman Cain 2012)
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To: Michael.SF.
The Delaware Residential Landlord Tenant Code (see 25 Del. C. §5118) is very landlord-friendly. Combine that with federal procurement rules and it looks like a recipe for some nice charges.

Note, though, IANAL.

30 posted on 07/31/2011 3:26:55 PM PDT by Gondring (Going d'Anconia)
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To: Nachum

"Gas, grass, or a$$, nobody rides fer free"

31 posted on 07/31/2011 3:27:17 PM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: humblegunner; SilvieWaldorfMD
You have a job title, it does not make you royalty.

What the hell is your problem? Leave the good doctor alone.

32 posted on 07/31/2011 3:27:52 PM PDT by Semper911 (When you want to rob Peter to pay Paul, you'll always have the support of Paul.)
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To: Nachum

VP Biteme, so cheap ! He ought to be charged the same amount for hit Secret Service protection.


33 posted on 07/31/2011 3:28:46 PM PDT by CORedneck
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To: humblegunner

Medical?

Are you clueless enough that you don’t know how to click a person’s handle to see that she’s from MD?

Or did you just assume the “MD” meant “Medical Doctor”?


34 posted on 07/31/2011 3:28:46 PM PDT by Gondring (Going d'Anconia)
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To: Nachum

VP Biteme, so cheap ! He ought to be charged the same amount for hit Secret Service protection.


35 posted on 07/31/2011 3:29:09 PM PDT by CORedneck
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To: GatorGirl
Did you ever stop to think that maybe she lives in Maryland?

Yeah, I asked that question once.

I was told not to question her highness the medical technician.

What is wrong with you?

Not a thing. Do you want to worship medical techs? Call them by a title?

Do you often find yourself looking for someone to worship in that way?

36 posted on 07/31/2011 3:30:47 PM PDT by humblegunner (The kinder, gentler version...)
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To: Nachum

Biden is a crook.


37 posted on 07/31/2011 3:31:38 PM PDT by Brilliant
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To: GatorGirl; humblegunner; SilvieWaldorfMD
Did you ever stop to think that maybe she lives in Maryland?

Maybe even...just perhaps....Waldorf, Maryland...?

38 posted on 07/31/2011 3:32:04 PM PDT by Gondring (Going d'Anconia)
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To: humblegunner

No...I call medical techs “Doctor” because even surgeons (i.e., medical techs) have earned that title. ;-)


39 posted on 07/31/2011 3:33:06 PM PDT by Gondring (Going d'Anconia)
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To: Semper911
Leave the good doctor alone.

Why?

The "good doctor" presumes to "tell" the moderators here what to do.

The "good doctor" presumes to use her job title in her name
in order to drag up a bit of respect she does not deserve.

Most folks would spit on that kind of elitist presumption.

40 posted on 07/31/2011 3:34:22 PM PDT by humblegunner (The kinder, gentler version...)
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To: mkmensinger

Imagine if cheney did this.


41 posted on 07/31/2011 3:36:01 PM PDT by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: The flash mob who wonÂ’t leave.)
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To: Gondring

I have no idea what that house is.

I used to do my morning runs by his house which is located at Monchanin and Bucks.


42 posted on 07/31/2011 3:36:59 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Gondring
.I call medical techs “Doctor”

I'll bet you have a job title too.

Do you expect folks to call you by it as if it were your name?

"Doctors" do. They introduce themselves as "Doctor" so-and-so.

The first thing you hear from them is a lie.

Ask them to show their birth certificate.

I'll bet their name isn't really "Doctor".

Lying pukes.

43 posted on 07/31/2011 3:38:11 PM PDT by humblegunner (The kinder, gentler version...)
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To: humblegunner; SilvieWaldorfMD
Revised: Leave the good Maryland freeper alone.

You really have been a snarky SOB on the threads lately, humblegunner. Seriously dude, push away from the keyboard for a little while and go have some fun. Or have a drink. Or stop having drinks. Or whatever.

But you really need to freshen up your outlook. I am seriously just trying to help. You sound miserable in every one of your posts lately.

p.s. How's my grammar?

44 posted on 07/31/2011 3:39:18 PM PDT by Semper911 (When you want to rob Peter to pay Paul, you'll always have the support of Paul.)
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To: humblegunner
The "good doctor" presumes to "tell" the moderators here what to do.

So let me get this straight.

Everyone's supposed to ignore your terrible syntax, rotten grammar, incoherent ramblings...

...yet when SilvieWaldorfMD -- whether she hails from from Waldorf, MD; has earned the title; or both -- fails to include a comma, you assume she is presumptuous.

Frankly, you're the one who is acting rather presumptuous.


I mean, you have a username that about innards, yet one might just as easily assume you are what's within the intestines...specifically the sigmoid colon and down to the ampulla...

Yes, your handle sure describes you well: "Spewing ____"

:-)

45 posted on 07/31/2011 3:41:49 PM PDT by Gondring (Going d'Anconia)
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To: Semper911

Good advice on my outlook.
Not so much on folks using fake royalty titles.

I’ll never waver on that. But I’ll admit I can be a bit of an ass sometimes.

Just not on this issue.

Thanks for the honest criticism. Really.


46 posted on 07/31/2011 3:47:03 PM PDT by humblegunner (The kinder, gentler version...)
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To: Vendome
1209 Barley Mill is the Biden compound.
47 posted on 07/31/2011 3:48:14 PM PDT by Gondring (Going d'Anconia)
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To: AEMILIUS PAULUS

Didn’t Dolley Madison die in near-poverty also (albeit due to her ne’er-do-well son’s spending habits, but still...)


48 posted on 07/31/2011 3:49:47 PM PDT by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

I’m going to stop pinging you, although I should have pinged you to this one.


49 posted on 07/31/2011 3:50:29 PM PDT by Gondring (Going d'Anconia)
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To: Gondring
I’m going to stop pinging you

Well, you have to put "DR" in front of the user name.

Otherwise, it's equal to a ping to an ignorant peasant.

Don't you know "Doctors" are better than you?

Look at the titles, man! Bow the hell down!

50 posted on 07/31/2011 3:53:43 PM PDT by humblegunner (The kinder, gentler version...)
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