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Obama cuts his vacation short
Politico44 ^ | 08/26/11 | CARRIE BUDOFF BROWN

Posted on 08/26/2011 10:58:25 AM PDT by ColdOne

VINEYARD HAVEN, Mass. - Hurricane Irene accomplished what an uprising in Libya and a sour economy could not: Force President Barack Obama to cut his Martha Vineyard's vacation short.

White House spokesman Josh Earnest announced Friday that Obama would return to Washington tonight, saying the president "felt it was prudent to be at the White House" as the hurricane makes landfall.

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TOPICS: Government
KEYWORDS: hurricanirene; marthasvineyard; obamavacation
Obama cuts his vacation short Oh he is going to resign?? /s
1 posted on 08/26/2011 10:58:27 AM PDT by ColdOne
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To: ColdOne
Obama cuts his vacation short....... Oh, he is going to resign?? /s

LOL---good one.

2 posted on 08/26/2011 11:00:52 AM PDT by Liz ( A taxpayer voting for Obama is like a chicken voting for Col Sanders.)
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To: ColdOne

I was hoping he would ride it out and just take his chances. What’s the worst that would happen?


3 posted on 08/26/2011 11:00:52 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: ColdOne

It’s coming for you, Barry


4 posted on 08/26/2011 11:01:22 AM PDT by wolfcreek (Perry to Obama: Adios, MOFO!)
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To: ilovesarah2012

“I was hoping he would ride it out and just take his chances. What’s the worst that would happen?”

Me, too.


5 posted on 08/26/2011 11:02:23 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: ColdOne

Obama cuts his vacation short /

Good. Now let’s cut his residency short and I’ll be happy.


6 posted on 08/26/2011 11:03:08 AM PDT by mardi59
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To: ColdOne

Poor Barry. Mother Nature can be so cruel. (((YAWN))). If Barry gets a staff and heads down to the beach to shout up to heaven, I think I’ll puke. The state run “media” would love it though. Great photo op.


7 posted on 08/26/2011 11:03:23 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (If the Tea Party was a bunch of Islamofascist "rebels", would the state run "media" like us too?)
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To: ColdOne

I seem to recall Sarah Palin predicting this days ago.


8 posted on 08/26/2011 11:06:17 AM PDT by Johnny B.
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To: ColdOne
zer0 is afraid of anything or anybody with a girl's name.
9 posted on 08/26/2011 11:06:22 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: ColdOne

Like Mark said on Rush today: “It’s not that he went on vacation that’s the problem, it’s that he’s coming back”.


10 posted on 08/26/2011 11:06:40 AM PDT by cblue55 (It's either America, or Obama. It cannot be both!)
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To: ColdOne

Obama cuts his vacation short..
more like ‘Now, we’re in trouble!’


11 posted on 08/26/2011 11:06:57 AM PDT by griswold3 (Character is Destiny)
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To: ColdOne

That’s bad news for both him and us! I prefer he stay on vacation till Nov 2012.


12 posted on 08/26/2011 11:10:04 AM PDT by OB1kNOb (When scraping bottom of political barrel, the top layer of scum candidates isn't better than bottom.)
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To: ColdOne

Separate jet for the missus? Isn’t she staying on for the whole vacation experience?


13 posted on 08/26/2011 11:10:19 AM PDT by sodpoodle (Despair: Man's surrender. Laughter: God's redemption.)
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To: ColdOne

Even Obama doesn’t want to golf in 70 mph headwinds.


14 posted on 08/26/2011 11:10:48 AM PDT by Ingtar (Together we go broke (from a Pookie18 post))
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To: ColdOne
A spokesman for first lady Michelle Obama said she and the Obama’s two daughters will return with him.

...kicking and screaming.

15 posted on 08/26/2011 11:10:57 AM PDT by twister881
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To: ColdOne

excellent. post of the day.


16 posted on 08/26/2011 11:12:03 AM PDT by Scotswife
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To: ColdOne
Obama cuts his vacation short

So, are We gunna pay for separate jets & security detail for the trip home, too?

17 posted on 08/26/2011 11:14:05 AM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: ColdOne

0bama is showing us “shared sacrifice” and he has one more exuse for the bad economy. This is a two for one P.R. stunt.


18 posted on 08/26/2011 11:19:46 AM PDT by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: wolfcreek

Meteorologists observing a mass of hot air flowing away from the Vineyard


19 posted on 08/26/2011 11:23:29 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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To: ColdOne

Blah blah blah-— the WH has a bunker whereas Bam is more exposed to the windy elements on Martha’s. Irene might as well be named Sarah.


20 posted on 08/26/2011 11:24:05 AM PDT by tflabo ( to have been selected)
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To: Puppage

You beat me to it.
That is exactly what I was thinking.
Will they take separate planes home ?


21 posted on 08/26/2011 11:25:08 AM PDT by woodbutcher1963
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To: Ingtar
Obamugabe needs to learn how to hit a stinger.


22 posted on 08/26/2011 11:25:20 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (Islam is a violent and tyrannical political ideology and has nothing to do with "religion".)
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To: wolfcreek
It’s coming for you, Barry

I wish he'd do what's best for the country and fly to CUBA!

23 posted on 08/26/2011 11:25:28 AM PDT by Errant
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To: sodpoodle

She’s gotta have a vacation to rest up from her last vacation.


24 posted on 08/26/2011 11:27:08 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: ColdOne

“”felt it was prudent to be at the White House” as the hurricane makes landfall””

Prudent must be a codeword for chicken ****!


25 posted on 08/26/2011 11:27:23 AM PDT by Thank You Rush
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To: Puppage

“Obama is expected to arrive back at the White House on Friday evening. His family will remain on the Vineyard through Saturday morning.”
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2769238/posts

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Interesting differences between the these two reports, eh....

Michelle was wearing those earbuds and looking a million miles away when riding with Obama to the beach, too. Things don’t seem pretty between those two.


26 posted on 08/26/2011 11:27:27 AM PDT by Irenic
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To: ColdOne

He’s running...from Irene.


27 posted on 08/26/2011 11:29:34 AM PDT by moovova (Anybody missed O while he's been on vacation? O who?)
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To: ColdOne

Good. He needs to ensure that FEMA is ready to go. Learn from past mistakes. There is going to be a ton of damage and other problems the next few days.


28 posted on 08/26/2011 11:29:44 AM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: Irenic
the
29 posted on 08/26/2011 11:30:01 AM PDT by Irenic
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To: ColdOne

It probably took 3 days of Daley begging him to return because of bad optics more than any thoughts in his pretty little haid.


30 posted on 08/26/2011 11:30:16 AM PDT by Rytas
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To: tflabo
the WH has a bunker


31 posted on 08/26/2011 11:30:35 AM PDT by Errant
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To: ColdOne

Pooooor Barry Big Ears, he has to quit partying due to imminent incliment weather. /sarc


32 posted on 08/26/2011 11:30:50 AM PDT by Darksheare (You will never defeat Bok Choy!)
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To: MrB

She’ll need another vacation to make up for the lost day of vacation on this last one. At least she is travelling with BS this time.


33 posted on 08/26/2011 11:31:15 AM PDT by toolman1401
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To: ColdOne

Of course, Moochelle will be staying till Saturday. Why share a plane with her husband when there’s still tax payer money to spend on herself and her vacation.


34 posted on 08/26/2011 11:33:40 AM PDT by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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To: Irenic

She is pissed and once gain not proud of her country. How dare the peasants give 0h0m0 horrible poll numbers. She thinks the peasants are trying to take away her gravy train and she is not liking it. MO is Queen b*tch and that’s all she will ever be queen of.


35 posted on 08/26/2011 11:34:17 AM PDT by mojitojoe (WH says potus didn’t feel the earthquake. No worries. Another is scheduled for November 2012)
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To: Irenic

She is pissed and once again not proud of her country. How dare the peasants give 0h0m0 horrible poll numbers. She thinks the peasants are trying to take away her gravy train and she is not liking it. MO is Queen b*tch and that’s all she will ever be queen of.


36 posted on 08/26/2011 11:34:32 AM PDT by mojitojoe (WH says potus didn’t feel the earthquake. No worries. Another is scheduled for November 2012)
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To: wolfcreek

He felt it was ‘prudent’ to return to the WH??? How gracious of him to sacrifice one day of his vacation. The SS probably insisted since it would be very hard for them to protect him if the mob on the vineyard came after him or if the house he was occupying was destroyed by the wind and tornadoes that usually come along with hurricanes.


37 posted on 08/26/2011 11:34:44 AM PDT by toolman1401
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To: twister881

On the same plane?


38 posted on 08/26/2011 11:45:18 AM PDT by monocle
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To: Irenic

There does not seem to be much natural affection between Barack and Michelle.

Well, can’t Michelle just go off to Spain again with her hangers-on, if the pressures of the White House are too great?????????


39 posted on 08/26/2011 11:46:26 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: toolman1401

Why is Michelle staying another day until Sat. morning? Just to cost taxpayer’s more money?!


40 posted on 08/26/2011 11:49:30 AM PDT by kcvl
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To: kcvl

That’s about it.


41 posted on 08/26/2011 11:56:35 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (I want a Triple A president for our Triple A country)
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To: ColdOne
Geuss they have finished fumigating the WH.
42 posted on 08/26/2011 12:04:25 PM PDT by oldsicilian
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To: ColdOne
A spokesman for first lady Michelle Obama said she and the Obama’s two daughters will return with him.

What happened? One plane is enough for them?

:)

43 posted on 08/26/2011 12:09:40 PM PDT by Irish Eyes
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To: wolfcreek

Wouldn’t you think he would have gotten the hint by now? Flies, rats. wasps, mice, a storm last year, hurricane this year, two volcano eruptions, lightning, an earthquake...and I probably missed some.


44 posted on 08/26/2011 12:17:44 PM PDT by MestaMachine (If the truth hurts, prepare yourself for a LOT of pain.)
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To: Irish Eyes

“Obama is expected to arrive back at the White House on Friday evening. His family will remain on the Vineyard through Saturday morning.”

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2769238/posts


45 posted on 08/26/2011 12:18:52 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: Irish Eyes

I heard they were staying and only he was coming back early. Big deal. One night.


46 posted on 08/26/2011 12:19:41 PM PDT by MestaMachine (If the truth hurts, prepare yourself for a LOT of pain.)
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To: twister881
“A spokesman for first lady Michelle Obama said she and the Obama’s two daughters will return with him.”

Fox just reported that they were staying for their WHOLE vacation. He comes back “early”, then chastises the rest of us to follow emergency personnel's directions; there is a hurricane coming, so we need to get to safety; etc. Do the Secret Service, et. al., have to shut down communications, roads, keep boats away, etc. if just SHE stays? Even if he doesn't mind staying in the face of a hurricane, he/they should think of all the people they are putting in danger with their childish, narcissistic behavior: the Secret Service, military, ALL the people of Martha's Vineyard, their staff, and their family. I guess someone finally got threw to him about what his behavior was doing to his poll numbers. Jerk! (can I say that and not get in trouble with the SS??)

47 posted on 08/26/2011 12:38:10 PM PDT by Humal
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To: Liz

Sounds to me like an opportunity for some vigorous “alone time” with Reggie.


48 posted on 08/26/2011 12:44:48 PM PDT by NDpapajoe ("Our Country isn't what it once was" -- --Hopey Changerton 8-2008 speaking to a 7-yr-old little girl)
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To: ColdOne

obastard is such an a$$hole! He only cares about his own skin. Hope he left his biach back there and really ruins her vacation. HEY OBAMA, ARE YOU EATING YOUR PEAS?


49 posted on 08/26/2011 1:34:46 PM PDT by New Jersey Realist (Congress doesn't care a damn about "we the people")
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To: NDpapajoe

O-o-o-o-o, I guess that would bring Moochelle home fast.


50 posted on 08/26/2011 3:19:34 PM PDT by Liz ( A taxpayer voting for Obama is like a chicken voting for Col Sanders.)
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