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Obama follows his own advice to 'go big' this Valentine's Day by treating wife Michelle
(UK) Daily Mail ^ | February 15, 2012 | Lydia Warren

Posted on 02/15/2012 4:32:16 AM PST by Zakeet

Complete title: Obama follows his own advice to 'go big' this Valentine's Day by treating wife Michelle to lavish dinner at top restaurant

After warning men across the country 'go big' this Valentine's day, it appears President Obama took his own advice.

He treated the First Lady to dinner at pricey restaurant Vermilion where plates of caviar, beef and chocolate truffle tarts were on offer.

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It is believed they enjoyed the restaurant's lavish Valentine's menu, which included lobster tortelloni, beef with truffle jus and passion fruit cheesecake.

The four-course menu costs $75 for one person - minus the obligatory Valentine's day wine.

The expensive treat came after Obama made an announcement on Tuesday morning reminding men to spoil their partners.

'Let me start with a quick public service announcement for all the gentlemen out there,' he said. 'Today is Valentine's Day.'

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KEYWORDS: michelle; obama; valentinesday
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1 posted on 02/15/2012 4:32:25 AM PST by Zakeet
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To: Zakeet

> Obama follows his own advice to ‘go big’ this Valentine’s
> Day by treating wife Michelle

Yes, on OUR money and on OUR time!


2 posted on 02/15/2012 4:34:34 AM PST by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: Westbrook

Ya, and we paid for it!


3 posted on 02/15/2012 4:36:04 AM PST by Roklok
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To: Westbrook

Hey...what happened to the “let’s move” and nutrition advice crap that mooch-elle spouts from her pie hole? Shouldn’t they have exercised together before eating carrot sticks and a saltine cracker???????


4 posted on 02/15/2012 4:36:39 AM PST by hal ogen (1st Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Westbrook

That means that she flew back from Orlando and he flew in from California for the Dinner.

They had dinner and , where do they fly out to today?


5 posted on 02/15/2012 4:38:42 AM PST by Venturer
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To: Zakeet

He probably also bought her a 700lb box of chocolates for her to enjoy for desert after they returned to the White House, and it’s all gone!(didn’t even let the kids have any). The White House plumbing hasn’t seen anything like this since the Taft Administration!


6 posted on 02/15/2012 4:39:32 AM PST by KoRn (Department of Homeland Security, Certified - "Right Wing Extremist")
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To: Venturer

He can afford it, remember he isn’t paying any rent in hisGovernment subsidised housing, He doesn’t have to buy a car, the Government furnish’s his SUV, and his airplane, He isn’t paying car insurance or health insurance, that is his at our expense, an he doesn’t buy the food or pay the chef at home from his own pocket .

If I had his perks I could take my wife out to a $75.00 dollar dinner too.


7 posted on 02/15/2012 4:41:59 AM PST by Venturer
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To: Zakeet
The expensive treat came after Obama made an announcement on Tuesday morning reminding men to spoil their partners.

So...he spoiled his partner after the dinner with Michele?

8 posted on 02/15/2012 4:42:40 AM PST by PBRSTREETGANG
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To: Zakeet

Heart shaped fat cakes.


9 posted on 02/15/2012 4:43:36 AM PST by Berlin_Freeper (NEWT GINGRICH 2012)
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To: Zakeet

these two pukes make me sick .

Use our money, she is an hypocrite with her fat arse and eating burgers and ribs while she tells the country to lose weight.


10 posted on 02/15/2012 4:43:44 AM PST by manc (Marriage is between one man and one woman,It's not a conservative view but a true American view)
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To: Zakeet

An honest media would use the Weight Watchers calculator on that meal.


11 posted on 02/15/2012 4:43:57 AM PST by AU72
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To: Zakeet

Did the restaurant feed Christians to the lions for entertainment?


12 posted on 02/15/2012 4:44:30 AM PST by sergeantdave
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To: Westbrook
Careful there you used “GO BIG” and Michelle in the same sentence!

Am curious, how many other couple did NOT get served because of Secret Service concerns. Did they clear the restaurant, paying for the empty tables? or just fill the restaurant with friends at our expense?

Who served as food taster? Michelle?

13 posted on 02/15/2012 4:44:47 AM PST by hoosiermama (Stand with God and Sarah, the Gipper and Newt will be standing next to you.)
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To: Zakeet

Looks more like a chinese restaurant decor than anything else.


15 posted on 02/15/2012 4:54:03 AM PST by SeaHawkFan
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To: Roklok

Nothing is over the top for America’s

FIRST MONARCHY !!

Get used to the post-republic America !!


16 posted on 02/15/2012 4:54:37 AM PST by maine yankee (I got my Governor at 'Marden's')
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To: Zakeet

Let them eat cake.

by the way... hideous decor.


17 posted on 02/15/2012 4:56:53 AM PST by SueRae (I can see November from my HOUSE!!!!!!!! 11.06.2012, the Tower of Sauron falls,)
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To: Zakeet
Obama: "Go big...or go home!"


18 posted on 02/15/2012 4:57:33 AM PST by PBRSTREETGANG
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To: Zakeet

If the only option I had was to spend a romantic evening with michelle obama......or let her eat herself into a food coma, so she would pass out and I could have a peaceful evening I’d be shoving plates of kobi beef at her too.


19 posted on 02/15/2012 5:01:54 AM PST by Kakaze (Exterminate Islamofacism and apologize for nothing....except not doing it sooner!)
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To: maine yankee

.....And waiting for the second American revolution in the process.


20 posted on 02/15/2012 5:02:11 AM PST by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Zakeet

"Angry? You bet your ofay-a** I'm angry. That mofo butt-ranger takes me to some cheap-ass dinner on Valentine's Day for some low budget dinner. $75 for a meal? Waz up wid dat! That's Walmart whack.

That don't pay for appetizers! I mean where's the shrimp, the lobsters, the Waygu beef, the arrugala?

Damn right I'm angry. I got good reason to be angry! Make that sucka eat some knuckle sandwich tonight!


21 posted on 02/15/2012 5:02:18 AM PST by Covenantor ("Men are ruled...by liars who refuse them news, and by fools who cannot govern." Chesterton)
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To: SueRae

It looks like booths in a cheap truck-stop that were upholstered with ‘elvis’ red velvet.


22 posted on 02/15/2012 5:06:03 AM PST by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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To: Kakaze
If the only option I had was to spend a romantic evening with michelle obama......

Me, I opt for death before dinner and dishonor.

23 posted on 02/15/2012 5:06:55 AM PST by Covenantor ("Men are ruled...by liars who refuse them news, and by fools who cannot govern." Chesterton)
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To: Zakeet
Of course he went big. He is the one who married that narcissistic, elephantine,semi-excuse for a Human Being.
24 posted on 02/15/2012 5:12:02 AM PST by OldMissileer (Atlas, Titan, Minuteman, PK. Winners of the Cold War)
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To: Zakeet

If Bush or Reagan did the same thing, the media would have their panties in a notch and would be constantly scolding them !


25 posted on 02/15/2012 5:15:06 AM PST by CORedneck
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To: Zakeet

To what? A full body wax...


26 posted on 02/15/2012 5:16:08 AM PST by BigCinBigD
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To: PBRSTREETGANG

The expensive treat came after Obama made an announcement on Tuesday morning reminding men to spoil their partners.

So...he spoiled his partner after the dinner with Michele?

Believe me ... you guys really don't want to know what I did after my dinner with the Royal Moo!

27 posted on 02/15/2012 5:20:06 AM PST by Zakeet (The idiot Wee Wee is to leadership as an Etch-A-Sketch is to art)
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To: Zakeet
Hopefully, next year it will be the cafeteria at Leavenworth Federal Penitentiary while he is awaiting trial.
28 posted on 02/15/2012 5:31:57 AM PST by Redleg Duke ("Madison, Wisconsin is 30 square miles surrounded by reality.", L. S. Dryfus)
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To: Zakeet
That would be SAINT Valentine's day, barry

and thanks for the kind words about the Christian values it represents

or maybe you will get around to that after you and mooch finish stuffing your faces with lobster tortellini and truffles (did the federal govt send inspectors to approve your dinner menu?)

29 posted on 02/15/2012 5:33:15 AM PST by silverleaf (Funny how all the people who are for abortion are already born)
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To: Zakeet; mojitojoe; LucyT
@BarackObama
Barack Obama
Hey, : Happy Valentine's Day. -bo


30 posted on 02/15/2012 5:33:33 AM PST by maggief
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To: PBRSTREETGANG

Maybe Reggie got flowers and a box of choc’lit


31 posted on 02/15/2012 5:34:11 AM PST by silverleaf (Funny how all the people who are for abortion are already born)
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To: Zakeet
With Michelle Obama you must GO BIG.
32 posted on 02/15/2012 5:39:24 AM PST by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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33 posted on 02/15/2012 5:39:34 AM PST by deoetdoctrinae (Gun-free zones are playgrounds for felons)
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To: Zakeet
'Let me start with a quick public service announcement for all the gentlemen out there,' he said. 'Today is Valentine's Day.'

This poor excuse for a man is incapable of shutting up for even one day. Let me be clear: STFUBO!

34 posted on 02/15/2012 5:41:33 AM PST by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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35 posted on 02/15/2012 5:48:06 AM PST by The Sons of Liberty (Psalm 109:8 Let his days be few and let another take his office. - Mene, Mene, Tekel, Upharsin)
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To: hal ogen

saltine?!! Too many carbs. How about a water cracker (whole wheat of course)


36 posted on 02/15/2012 5:48:10 AM PST by Shimmer1 (No matter how cynical I get, I just can't keep up.)
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To: Zakeet
pricey restaurant Vermilion

I take it this means that all of the little people who had planned on a Valentine's Day dinner at Vermilion were SOL.

ML/NJ

37 posted on 02/15/2012 5:52:56 AM PST by ml/nj
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To: Westbrook

Yes its easy to be generous on someone else’s money.


38 posted on 02/15/2012 6:06:11 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Zakeet

How much did this fancy dinner cost me?

Hell how much did Moochelle’s recent liposuction cost me?


39 posted on 02/15/2012 6:27:02 AM PST by Old Sarge (RIP FReeper Skyraider (1930-2011) - You Are Missed)
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To: Zakeet
He treated the First Lady to dinner at pricey restaurant Vermilion where plates of caviar, beef and chocolate truffle tarts...

I'm sure that Occupy Wall Street was outside the restaurant protesting this conspicuous display of wealth by the 1%! Right? Right?....crickets....

40 posted on 02/15/2012 6:33:54 AM PST by apillar
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To: Zakeet
Obama follows his own advice to 'go big'...

Hey, it looks Michelle's hips took that advice too!

41 posted on 02/15/2012 6:36:09 AM PST by apillar
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To: PBRSTREETGANG
Photobucket

Obama: "Go big...or go home!"

Big enough to turn the head of a Clydesdale ... now that's big!

42 posted on 02/15/2012 6:36:56 AM PST by tx_eggman (Liberalism is only possible in that moment when a man chooses Barabas over Christ.)
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To: tx_eggman

When I see that photo, a bit o’ breakfast comes up in the throat and, for some reason, I think of the name Sir Mix-A-Lot.


43 posted on 02/15/2012 6:56:30 AM PST by twister881
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To: Zakeet

Schmuck wrecks the economy then rubs our nose in it by taking his wookie out to eat high on the hog.

How Soviet of him.


44 posted on 02/15/2012 7:00:13 AM PST by FourPeas ("Maladjusted and wigging out is no way to go through life, son." -hg)
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To: SeaHawkFan
Looks more like a chinese restaurant decor than anything else.

That is one ugly decor. I don't think I could eat in that room.

FMCDH(BITS)

45 posted on 02/15/2012 7:12:12 AM PST by nothingnew (I fear for my Republic due to marxist influence in our government. Open eyes/see)
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To: Zakeet

I bet after all that food, she still had room to scarf down a wheelbarrow full of tamales.


46 posted on 02/15/2012 7:51:28 AM PST by CatherineofAragon (I can haz Romney's defeat?)
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To: Venturer

Presidents are supposed to pay the grocery bill for the first family, but for state functions, parties, etc, we pay the bills. I suspect they raid the WH kitchen at night to avoid paying the bills for all the lobster, shrimp, etc.


47 posted on 02/15/2012 8:00:31 AM PST by mojitojoe (SCOTUS.... think about that when you decide to sit home and pout because your candidate didn't win)
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To: Venturer

This explains how it is handled:

Like all presidents, Barack Obama and his family will have to pay for their own food while they’re living in the White House. But does someone actually send them a bill? How does this system work?

President Obama may have his own executive chef now, but when his family and personal guests eat what’s coming out of the kitchen, he’ll have to foot the bill himself. Luckily for him, though, the government picks up the tab if he’s having a state function at the White House, which could get pricey since the White House’s website touts that its five chefs can crank out dinner for 140 or hors d’oeuvres for over a thousand people.

Does someone really keep track? Apparently, the White House functions like a luxury hotel in this regard. At the end of each month, the president receives a bill for his food and incidental expenses. Nancy Reagan was famously taken aback by this practice when an usher presented her first bill in 1981, saying, “Nobody ever told us the president and his wife are charged for every meal, as well as incidentals like dry cleaning, toothpaste, and other toiletries.” (Once they got used to the bills, though, the Reagans loved the White House; President Reagan often joked that all the amenities made it like living in an eight-star hotel.)

http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/21928

That explains why they have so many parties.... FREE FOOD!!!!

http://tri-statedefenderonline.com/articlelive/articles/3688/1/White-House-garden-will-cut-the-first-familys-food-bill/Page1.html


48 posted on 02/15/2012 8:07:37 AM PST by mojitojoe (SCOTUS.... think about that when you decide to sit home and pout because your candidate didn't win)
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To: Covenantor

LMAO!


49 posted on 02/15/2012 8:34:51 AM PST by mojitojoe (SCOTUS.... think about that when you decide to sit home and pout because your candidate didn't win)
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50 posted on 02/15/2012 2:55:47 PM PST by Paleo Conservative
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