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Obama bus catches buzz on the Web
The Looout ^ | 8-15-11 | Claudine Zap

Posted on 08/15/2011 7:52:19 PM PDT by Justaham

.Pull over, Sarah Palin: President Obama's bus is about to run yours off the road.

The $1.1 million (yep, you read that right) Obamamobile is, according to the Associated Press, "an impenetrable-looking conveyance the size of a cross-country Greyhound, painted all in black, with dark tinted windows and flashing red and blue lights." The rubber is hitting the road for the president's current trip to Iowa, Minnesota, and Illinois.

Two of these superbuses were commissioned by the Secret Service to chauffeur the commander-in-chief around the country -- along with the eventual Republican presidential candidate and visiting dignitaries. While these babies don't come cheap, the protection service decided the buses, normally leased and retrofitted to provide presidential protection, would pay for themselves over their projected 10-year lifespan.

The Secret Service won't reveal specifics on the high-tech monster buses but said that they have similar features to "the Beast," a tricked-out limo and the president's regular ride. That official Cadillac comes with thick, reinforced doors and reportedly is equipped with bulletproof glass that can withstand a rocket-propelled grenade or a chemical attack.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bus; bustour; obama; secretservice; tour
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1 posted on 08/15/2011 7:52:20 PM PDT by Justaham
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To: Justaham

Why is it that the media only complains when Sarah Palin spends money?


2 posted on 08/15/2011 7:55:34 PM PDT by Tempest (Ruining the day of corporate butt kissers everywhere.)
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To: Justaham

Why is it that the media only complains when Sarah Palin spends money?


3 posted on 08/15/2011 7:56:11 PM PDT by Tempest (Ruining the day of corporate butt kissers everywhere.)
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To: Justaham

I resent my stolen money going to the Obamination’s ultra luxury bus campign tour.


4 posted on 08/15/2011 7:56:21 PM PDT by FormerACLUmember (When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness.)
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To: Tempest

The article says that the secret service paid for the buses. WRONG. The taxpayers paid for these monstroucities.


5 posted on 08/15/2011 7:58:28 PM PDT by Justaham
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I wonder how much Americana he plans to throw under that bus. That’s one big, bad-ass lookin’ bus.


6 posted on 08/15/2011 7:59:02 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Your Hope has been Redistributed. Here's your Change!)
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To: Tempest

>> Why is it that the media only complains when Sarah Palin spends money?

A Congressman recently made a big stink about Sarah’s bus.


7 posted on 08/15/2011 8:00:57 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Your Hope has been Redistributed. Here's your Change!)
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To: Justaham
Note the ghetto taillights
8 posted on 08/15/2011 8:00:57 PM PDT by CrazyIvan (Obama's birth certificate was found stapled to Soros's receipt.)
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To: Justaham

I want one that runs on grass, wheat, corn, and veggie scraps!


9 posted on 08/15/2011 8:02:36 PM PDT by proudtobeanamerican1 (A house divided against itself cannot stand.” Abraham Lincoln)
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To: Justaham

My favorite line of the day:

‘Rolling Blunder’


10 posted on 08/15/2011 8:03:19 PM PDT by ilgipper
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To: proudtobeanamerican1

If Obama’s ultra luxury bus gets 2 miles to the gallon I will be amazed.


11 posted on 08/15/2011 8:04:39 PM PDT by FormerACLUmember (When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness.)
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To: Gene Eric

Notice it does not have the American flag on it, or anything that reflects the USA.


12 posted on 08/15/2011 8:04:51 PM PDT by Justaham
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To: ilgipper

13 posted on 08/15/2011 8:04:59 PM PDT by quantim (Victory is not relative, it is absolute.)
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To: Justaham

14 posted on 08/15/2011 8:10:02 PM PDT by Bean Counter ("For every man there exists a bait he cannot resist swallowing.".....Nietzsche)
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To: Justaham
Ah, no thanks!! That bus just looks extremely intimidating, and could actually turn off people.

Meanwhile, compare this to the bus Sarah Palin uses:

Note how much more inviting-looking this bus looks.

15 posted on 08/15/2011 8:10:33 PM PDT by RayChuang88 (FairTax: America's economic cure)
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To: Justaham
Sheesh... cue the Star Wars Imperial March.
16 posted on 08/15/2011 8:10:46 PM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: Justaham

He’s “man of the people,” with his jet-black, multi-million dollar, taxpayer-funded, scary-looking bus of his.


17 posted on 08/15/2011 8:11:30 PM PDT by AAABEST (Et lux in tenebris lucet: et tenebrae eam non comprehenderunt)
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To: quantim

Top 20 Obama Bus Tour Names

20. Downgrade One
19. BusT Tour
18. 57 States
17. We have to ride it to know what’s in it
16. Spinning the Future
15. Obama, the Bachmann Slayer
14. Rolling Blunder
13. The “Bus-driver acted stupidly” tour
12. Debt Race 2012
11. Titanic on wheels
10. StimuBus
9. America Under the Bus Tour
8. The “Not a Corporate Jet” Tour
7. Tragical history tour
6. Sputnik Moment
5. Blunderbuss
4. Blame Bush Tour
3. Barackisalosa 2012
2. The “McDonald’s Is Hiring” Tour
1. The “Free iPods for the Battleground States” Extravaganza

Important note: the second bus is for Michelle’s clothes and servants.


18 posted on 08/15/2011 8:12:30 PM PDT by Justaham
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To: Justaham

“As I drive to Allah in my Magic Bus (Too much, the Magic Bus)”

Now I’ve got my Magic Bus (Too much, the Magic Bus)
Now I’ve got my Magic Bus (Too much, the Magic Bus)
Every day you’ll see the dust (Too much, the Magic Bus)
As I drive to Hell in my Magic Bus (Too much, the Magic Bus)
As I drive to my gig in my Magic Bus (Too much, the Magic Bus)
As I drive to my baby in my Magic Bus (Too much, the Magic Bus)
As I drive to Jesus in my Magic Bus (Too much, the Magic Bus)
As I drive to my Heaven in my Magic Bus (Too much, the Magic Bus)
As I drive to Allah in my Magic Bus (Too much, the Magic Bus)
As I drive to Zarathustra in my Magic Bus (Too much, the Magic Bus)
I’ll get there
I’ll get there (Too much, the Magic Bus)
I’m gonna get there
Your gonna get there
Were all gonna get there

Now I got my Magic Bus
Thanks to you.


19 posted on 08/15/2011 8:12:30 PM PDT by reagandemocrat (Courtesy of Pete Townsend and the Who)
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To: quantim

Top 20 Obama Bus Tour Names

20. Downgrade One
19. BusT Tour
18. 57 States
17. We have to ride it to know what’s in it
16. Spinning the Future
15. Obama, the Bachmann Slayer
14. Rolling Blunder
13. The “Bus-driver acted stupidly” tour
12. Debt Race 2012
11. Titanic on wheels
10. StimuBus
9. America Under the Bus Tour
8. The “Not a Corporate Jet” Tour
7. Tragical history tour
6. Sputnik Moment
5. Blunderbuss
4. Blame Bush Tour
3. Barackisalosa 2012
2. The “McDonald’s Is Hiring” Tour
1. The “Free iPods for the Battleground States” Extravaganza

Important note: the second bus is for Michelle’s clothes and servants.


20 posted on 08/15/2011 8:12:30 PM PDT by Justaham
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To: Tempest

OMG! She bought something to wear!


21 posted on 08/15/2011 8:14:33 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (I love BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: Tempest

Since when does the federal government (aka - the taxpayer) pay for the president to put together a reelection campaign bus tour?


22 posted on 08/15/2011 8:15:49 PM PDT by TheBattman (They exchanged the truth about God for a lie and worshiped and served the creature...)
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To: Justaham

This man is not a president, he is a perpetual political campaigner. That is all he is really good at. Imagine if Bush had done this?


23 posted on 08/15/2011 8:17:30 PM PDT by Inyo-Mono (My greatest fear is that when I'm gone my wife will sell my guns for what I told her I paid for them)
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To: Tempest
Why is it that the media only complains when Sarah Palin spends money?

And it's not even taxpayer money Sarah spends!

24 posted on 08/15/2011 8:18:16 PM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: ilgipper

“Magical Misery Tour”

A classic seen today!

LLS


25 posted on 08/15/2011 8:19:44 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Certified Al Palin Hobbit Terrorist)
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To: Justaham

That’s not Obama’s bus.

That’s OUR bus.


26 posted on 08/15/2011 8:22:17 PM PDT by Iron Munro (One Trillion seconds = 31,709.79 YEARS / One Trillion dollars = Obama's spending for 3 months)
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To: Justaham

"Black Panther One" embarks on a mystical journey of credibility destruction...

27 posted on 08/15/2011 8:22:27 PM PDT by Caipirabob ( Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: Justaham
Call it: Obama's Misery Tour

All he can do now is lie about the economy

Under the bus for you too
Blame the Jackwagon.
28 posted on 08/15/2011 8:23:48 PM PDT by BobP (The piss-stream media - Never to be watched again in my house)
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To: Gene Eric

LOL. I bet the undercarriage is bulletproof so Obama is safe from those that are under it.


29 posted on 08/15/2011 8:27:01 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: quantim

A picture of Obama carrying his only friend.


30 posted on 08/15/2011 8:28:06 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Justaham

Now is a good time to go to the Youtube video of his first (of many) Magical Misery Tour speeches and tell the world what you think...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P5RmG_0vmBc


31 posted on 08/15/2011 8:29:22 PM PDT by WayneM (Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the the universe.)
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To: Justaham

Why won’t 0bama ride around in his Cadillac, and have his people ride around in a normal bus?


32 posted on 08/15/2011 8:29:22 PM PDT by Steven Tyler
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To: Charles Martel

Appropriately ominous looking. I get no good vibes looking at that thing.


33 posted on 08/15/2011 8:30:08 PM PDT by stayathomemom (Beware of kittens modifying your posts.)
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To: Justaham

Meanwhile, Øbama’s catching a buzz on the bus.


34 posted on 08/15/2011 8:30:16 PM PDT by AFreeBird
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To: Justaham

Would’ve been much smarter to paint the Fuhrer Bus red, a spangly red, white, and blue rather than shiny Darth Vader black.


35 posted on 08/15/2011 8:30:32 PM PDT by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: Justaham

Looks like the DarthVadermobile to me. Barry sure doesn’t go for that old Red, White and Blue. I guess he sees it as being too “jingoistic” for somebody as cool as he is.


36 posted on 08/15/2011 8:34:56 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Americans need to wean their government off of its dependence on foreign money.)
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To: Justaham

the good news is that every one of the network news shows - tonite - ran a story about these buses and hwo much they cost - not to many out of work Americans are going to be in a good mood when they see this follwoed by the Prez going to a $50,000 per week vacation home...for two weeks. Obama does not knwo how to get the good will of people - that is good for Freepers


37 posted on 08/15/2011 8:37:32 PM PDT by q_an_a (uues)
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To: Justaham
No flag on this bus either....


38 posted on 08/15/2011 8:37:32 PM PDT by raybbr (People who still support Obama are either a Marxist or a moron.)
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To: Justaham

“...the president’s current trip to Iowa, Minnesota, and Illinois.”

Anybopdy else find it interesting that he’s making this trip but avoiding Wisconsin?

The very Wisconsin that has been rather unkind to socialists lately.


39 posted on 08/15/2011 8:39:26 PM PDT by proudpapa (Palin-West - 2012)
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To: Justaham

Throw America Under the Bus Tour


40 posted on 08/15/2011 8:41:12 PM PDT by The Mayor ("If you can't make them see the light, let them feel the heat" — Ronald Reagan)
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To: Justaham
KKK Tour: The Kenyan's Keynesian Koach Tour
Barry's Bused-a-Move Tour
Barry's Big Limo: Bigger than Gurnee, but No Happy Ending
Short Bus for a Short Message: WE'RE BROKE!
Barry's Pie-Hole Pie Wagon
41 posted on 08/15/2011 8:44:02 PM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all......)
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To: WayneM

I would love that to turn into a Hee Haw moment and have that barn door knock the Kenyan right on that skinny a$$.

If he wasn’t president, you just know he get the sh*t kicked out of him.


42 posted on 08/15/2011 8:44:10 PM PDT by Artcore
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To: quantim

LMAO!


43 posted on 08/15/2011 8:48:16 PM PDT by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: The flash mob who won’t leave.)
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To: Justaham
"Barry, your Delta Tau Chi name is....Dumbass"


44 posted on 08/15/2011 8:48:26 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: BobP

Obama is DOWN.

All that’s left is the COUNT.

He’ll be the subject of unmerciful derision from now on.

Crowds at bus stops will be small and the heckling will grow — which makes him furious.


45 posted on 08/15/2011 8:49:52 PM PDT by Churchill Gomez
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To: Justaham
DUmmie FUnnies 08-14-11 ("Magical Misery Tour": DUmmies throw Obama's bus tour under the bus)

MAGICAL MISERY TOUR
Tune: Magical Mystery Tour

Barack, Barack and the Magical Misery Tour! Step right this way!

Barack, Barack and his Misery Tour
Barack, Barack and his Misery Tour

Barack, rolling across the nation
Barack and his Misery Tour
Barack, but this is no vacation
Barack and his Misery Tour

The Magical Misery Tour is wanting to make you all pay
Wanting to make you all pay

Barack, Barack and his Misery Tour
Barack, Barack and his Misery Tour

Barack, he's got everything you need
Barack and his Misery Tour
Barack, even though it's all wee-weed
Barack and his Misery Tour

The Magical Misery Tour is hoping to make you all pay
Hoping to make you all pay

The misery trip . . .

The Magical Misery Tour
Barack, Barack and his Misery Tour

Barack, rolling across the nation
Barack and his Misery Tour
Barack, but this is no vacation
Barack and his Misery Tour

The Magical Misery Tour is coming to make you all pay
Coming to make you all pay

The Magical Misery Tour is trying to make you all pay
Trying to make you all pay, take it away . . .

46 posted on 08/15/2011 8:54:18 PM PDT by Charles Henrickson (The wag tailoring the doggerel)
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To: Justaham
People, People, we are getting too worked up over these buses and how much they cost.
After all 1.1 million in Obamabucks ain't a whole lot when compared to real old fashion American bucks.
47 posted on 08/15/2011 8:58:01 PM PDT by Tupelo ( 2012 TEA PARTYER but no longer a Republican)
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To: Justaham

Looks like the bus the Anti-Christ would be proud of.


48 posted on 08/15/2011 9:02:44 PM PDT by SVTCobra03 (You can never have enough friends, horsepower or ammunition.)
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To: Justaham

This one is funny but I still need to learn how to post a URL

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IVF5WpfGdCg&feature=related


49 posted on 08/15/2011 9:04:58 PM PDT by Patriot Babe
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To: Justaham
Obama bus catches buzz on the Web

There, fixed it.

50 posted on 08/15/2011 9:10:34 PM PDT by Hoodat (Yet in all these things we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us. - (Rom 8:37))
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