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Expensive massages, top shelf vodka and five-star hotels: First Lady accused of spending $10m in
Daily Mail ^ | 8/24/11 | Tamara Abraham

Posted on 08/24/2011 9:28:26 AM PDT by Nachum

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Puttin' on the Ritz...

Full title: Expensive massages, top shelf vodka and five-star hotels: First Lady accused of spending $10m in public money on vacations

1 posted on 08/24/2011 9:28:37 AM 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

Puttin’ On The Ritz

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BAZhHXsknd8&feature=related


2 posted on 08/24/2011 9:30:36 AM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

we peasants are racists,

but we foot the bill

so that she can hate the country and us.


3 posted on 08/24/2011 9:31:18 AM PDT by ken21 (ruling class dem + rino progressives -- destroying america for 150 years.)
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To: Nachum

They’re partying like the passengers on the Titanic.....


4 posted on 08/24/2011 9:31:40 AM PDT by kittymyrib
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To: Nachum

The article mentioned the trip to Martha’s Vineyard. It alluded to the fact that taxpayers are paying for their trip to Martha’s Vineyard. Is it really true that taxpayers are paying for the rent where they’re staying, and is that the policy? If so, that’s outrageous. We shouldn’t be paying for presidents to go on vacation. While it may be a drop in the bucket compared to our deficits, it sends a horrible message to taxpayers out there.


5 posted on 08/24/2011 9:32:30 AM PDT by 10thAmendmentGuy ("[Drug] crusaders cannot accept the fact that they are not God." -Thomas Sowell)
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To: Nachum

>> top shelf vodka

Cut her some slack on that one, FRiend. She actually *saves* the taxpayers money by purchasing her vodka by the barrel, weekly.

Anyhoo, I don’t fault either Barky or Shelly for drinking, considering who each of them is married to. :-)


6 posted on 08/24/2011 9:32:51 AM PDT by Nervous Tick (Trust in God, but row away from the rocks!)
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To: Nachum

This is interesting, but to be fair I really don’t take the National Enquirer seriously.


7 posted on 08/24/2011 9:33:21 AM PDT by RonBush
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To: Nachum

Criminal

Bet she justifies it by saying she couldn’t tolerate DC otherwise.

Arranged marriage.


8 posted on 08/24/2011 9:33:27 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Nachum

I was never a big Dubya fan, but I was a Laura Bush fan. I thought she was such a charming First Lady in every way. The perfect model of decorum, dignity, and decency.


9 posted on 08/24/2011 9:33:52 AM PDT by Huck (I don't believe there is just one God--humanity seems like the work of a committee to me.)
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To: Nachum

It is clearly inaccurate to report that Her Majesty’s purple bike shorts are in any sense “tiny”


11 posted on 08/24/2011 9:35:03 AM PDT by bigbob
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To: RonBush

National Enquirer has actually been pretty accurate. They are the ones that busted John Edwards.


12 posted on 08/24/2011 9:35:03 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Nachum

This reporter is obviously racist. She wouldn’t be making a big deal if Laura Bush had done this. Oh wait, . . .


13 posted on 08/24/2011 9:35:51 AM 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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To: Glenn

Mychal Massie has it right.

Go here to read what he has to say about FUBO’s “wife.”

http://www.wnd.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=60963#ixzz1NxoGqiLB


14 posted on 08/24/2011 9:36:17 AM PDT by vette6387 (Enough Already!)
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To: Nachum

I don’t know at all how these things work but there should be a set budget for Presidents and their families. Period. How they spend them I don’t care, but there should be a set amount and it should be what it is. Not a bottomless bucket of money.
Of course, I think each state should also pay all expenses except for the actual building costs for Congress. Whatever they want to spend on their representatives is fine with me. But I don’t see why FL or CA or TX should pay for the representatives for MA or RI or MI. I know it’s probably a drop in the bucket when you look at the entire budget, but I think it would send a very clear message. We are tired of you living like kings and queens at the paupers expense. There was a revolution fought over just this sort of thing.


15 posted on 08/24/2011 9:36:51 AM PDT by brytlea (Wake me when it's over...)
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To: Nachum

Hey, peasant, STFU and eat your peas!


16 posted on 08/24/2011 9:36:51 AM PDT by LaybackLenny (All hail Her Royal Highness Sarah, Queen of The Hobbits)
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To: Nachum

What a reliable source


17 posted on 08/24/2011 9:37:10 AM PDT by stuartcr ("Everything happens as God wants it to...otherwise, things would be different.")
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To: Nachum

The British press-reporting the stories American reporters simply refuse to cover;)


18 posted on 08/24/2011 9:37:16 AM PDT by Frank_2001
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To: maggief

‘Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous’ ping. I’m sure there’s a fashion opportunity here somewhere.


19 posted on 08/24/2011 9:37:30 AM 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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To: Nachum
The magazine also reported that Mrs Obama, whose fashion choices are widely followed, had been going on 'wild shopping sprees', much to the distress of her husband, who, its sources reveal, is 'absolutely furious' at his wife's 'out-of-control spending'.

Barry's reaction would be funny if his own out-of-control spending wasn't so damaging to the country.

20 posted on 08/24/2011 9:37:30 AM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: Nachum

21 posted on 08/24/2011 9:38:29 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: RonBush

They were accurate on many demowit scandals in the past and they are FOB.


22 posted on 08/24/2011 9:38:29 AM PDT by hope
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To: Nachum

She’s called Moochelle for a reason. A damned good reason.


23 posted on 08/24/2011 9:39:19 AM PDT by Avery Iota Kracker (He hate me)
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To: kittymyrib
They’re partying like the passengers on the Titanic.....

Where's an iceberg when you need one?

24 posted on 08/24/2011 9:39:38 AM PDT by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: RonBush

Remember The National Enquirer broke the Lewinsky story and the Edwards baby/daddy story.


25 posted on 08/24/2011 9:39:48 AM PDT by woodbutcher1963
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To: Nachum

I would not put it past them to bill American taxpayers for each other’s personal gifts.

It is the ghetto mentality. Nothing outside is going to change that.


26 posted on 08/24/2011 9:40:21 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: RonBush

“... ut to be fair I really don’t take the National Enquirer seriously.”

You should, they are far more of what news papers used to be than the main stream newspapers like the NY Times and Washington Post. And they have broken several major stories before anyone in the MSM have even been interested.


27 posted on 08/24/2011 9:40:49 AM PDT by trapped_in_LA
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To: Nachum

MICHELLE OBAMA BOOZE BINGES

Michelle Obama - cracking under the pressure of being First Lady - is drinking way more than she should, friends fear.

Longtime pals have been keeping a close eye on her White House booze intake for months, sources told The ENQUIRER, and her husband President Barack Obama even stepped in when she recently consumed too much alcohol.

“When Barack saw Michelle drink more than she should at a recent dinner, he hit the roof. He told her, ‘This is NOT going to turn into a problem!’” a close source told The ENQUIRER.

http://www.nationalenquirer.com/celebrity/michelle-obama-booze-binges

I know, I know - national enquirer, but there are other sources as well. If Michelle is drinking a lot, imagine the rest of us!


28 posted on 08/24/2011 9:40:49 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: kittymyrib

Which leads me to believe this means either the Obama’s are getting the goods while the getting’s good or they know the next election is bought and paid for. This is not the behavior of someone who needs public approval to continue being President.


29 posted on 08/24/2011 9:41:56 AM PDT by liberalh8ter
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To: 10thAmendmentGuy

Bush “vacationed” at the Camp David Presidential Retreat.

The Obama’s vacation in mansions and 5-star hotels at taxpayer expense, while the media pretends not to notice.


30 posted on 08/24/2011 9:41:57 AM PDT by tcrlaf (PREFRONTAL LOBOTOMISTS FOR OBAMA2012!)
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To: Opinionated Blowhard

Exactly. It’s like the pot calling the kettle...um...er...oh, never mind.


31 posted on 08/24/2011 9:42:40 AM PDT by Apparatchik (If you find yourself in a confusing situation, simply laugh knowingly and walk away - Jim Ignatowski)
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To: Nachum

Reminds me of the Clintons in their last few years in the WH. Jaunts all over the world!


32 posted on 08/24/2011 9:43:33 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Click my name. See my home page, if you dare! NEW PHOTOS & PAINTINGS)
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To: RonBush
This is interesting, but to be fair I really don’t take the National Enquirer seriously.

When it comes to aliens, horoscopes and Jeanne Dixon predictions, I would agree. However, the Enquirer has a pretty solid record recently with regard to hard news. When it involves real people, they can't just make stuff up out of thin air. They are subject to libel laws just like everybody else and have had to pay out big $$$ in the past, so they are pretty careful about these things.

33 posted on 08/24/2011 9:43:41 AM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: STARWISE; onyx; maggief; SE Mom; Liz

Disgusting ping!


34 posted on 08/24/2011 9:44:34 AM PDT by penelopesire (Let The Congressional Hearings Begin!)
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To: Nachum

Whatever happened to Camp David? Don’t presidents go there anymore?


35 posted on 08/24/2011 9:45:05 AM PDT by lucky american (I'm tired.)
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To: Nachum

Why do we have to get this info from sources like the dailymail.co.uk?

Oh, that’s right. LS(American)M news sources ain’t gonna say anything bad about the O’s...


36 posted on 08/24/2011 9:45:05 AM PDT by moovova (Anybody missed O while he's been on vacation? O who?)
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37 posted on 08/24/2011 9:45:17 AM PDT by devolve (If my graphics offend you/HLS scroll down - If too large simply carefully back away from your PC)
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To: Nachum

Just keepin it real, with OPM.


38 posted on 08/24/2011 9:45:22 AM PDT by crosshairs (If Sharia Law becomes the law of the land, heads are gonna roll.)
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To: Nachum

I’ve got a wonderful Vacation resort where they can both go immediately:

The disciplinary Barracks at Ft. Leavenworth, KS.


39 posted on 08/24/2011 9:46:12 AM PDT by roaddog727 (It's the Constitution, Stupid!)
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To: tcrlaf

Yeah, they should stay at Camp David, which the government already owns anyway.


40 posted on 08/24/2011 9:46:51 AM PDT by 10thAmendmentGuy ("[Drug] crusaders cannot accept the fact that they are not God." -Thomas Sowell)
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To: Nachum
Branding her 'disgusting' and 'a vacation junkie', they say the 47-year-old mother-of-two has been indulging in five-star hotels, where she splashes out on expensive massages

EWWW!!!!
*shudder*
41 posted on 08/24/2011 9:47:38 AM PDT by RandallFlagg ("I can see 2012 from my house!" Jim Thompson, 7-16-2011)
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To: Hoodat; 007girl; 1_Rain_Drop; 2nd amendment mama; AbolishCSEU; abner; afraidfortherepublic; ...
Thanks, Hoodat.

Let them eat PEAS!

Michelle Fashion Police Alert Ping!

FReepmail maggief if you want on or off this ping list

42 posted on 08/24/2011 9:47:45 AM PDT by maggief
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To: ilovesarah2012
The REAL reason the DC Media and apparatchiks hated Bush was because he REFUSED to throw the weekly White House Parties that the Obama’s are holding now.

These parties are how the DC power people, and those who want to get close to them, manipulate POWER. The Invitations to attend the King's Court are worth a LOT in the rarefied air of Washington.

And you'll note how the Mainstream Media NEVER, EVER mentions these parties under a DEMOCRAT?

43 posted on 08/24/2011 9:47:45 AM PDT by tcrlaf (PREFRONTAL LOBOTOMISTS FOR OBAMA2012!)
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To: Nachum

Moochelee ‘Antoinette’ Obama

Dolly Madison would kick her arse.


44 posted on 08/24/2011 9:48:00 AM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: Huck

Classy?

She’s a libtard.


45 posted on 08/24/2011 9:48:28 AM PDT by fishtank (The denial of original sin is the root of liberalism.)
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To: RonBush

Neither did John Edwards.


46 posted on 08/24/2011 9:48:28 AM PDT by lakeman (Semper Fi)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

It generally happens when the wife is unhappy. The husband is unable to reign her in.


47 posted on 08/24/2011 9:48:47 AM PDT by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: Nervous Tick
I think the vodka is for the masseuse/masseur, 'cause it would take a lot of vodka to get me to touch her anywhere.

A lot of vodka.
48 posted on 08/24/2011 9:49:20 AM PDT by Apparatchik (If you find yourself in a confusing situation, simply laugh knowingly and walk away - Jim Ignatowski)
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To: RonBush
I really don’t take the National Enquirer seriously.

I believe the NE broke the Monica Lewinsky scandal after the entire MSM suppressed it for months.

49 posted on 08/24/2011 9:49:20 AM PDT by Navy Patriot (Holy flippin' crap, Sarah rocks the world!)
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To: Nachum

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z-QoJuUQoko


50 posted on 08/24/2011 9:49:50 AM PDT by tumblindice
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