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Biden Earned $21,000 Last Year From the Secret Service
White House Dossier ^ | 04/14/12 | Keith Koffler

Posted on 04/14/2012 9:54:55 AM PDT by MissesBush

No, he’s not moonlighting as an agent.

Vice President Joe Biden last year earned $20,900 in rental income from the Secret Service, which is paying him to host agents on his property so they can protect him.

Most high-profile people in need of protection pay people to keep them safe. Government officials are allowed to have taxpayers pick up the tab. Biden is unique in that he actually gets paid by his bodyguards for the right to protect him.

Biden’s tax records list rental income of $20,900 from a “cottage” on is property, which is reportedly being leased by the Secret Service and paid for at a rate that could earn him even more money next year.

Biden took deductions for mortgage interest and taxes that allowed him to report only $12,653 of the amount on his federal tax return.

Of course, the Bidens badly need the money. They only had an adjusted gross income of $379,035 last year. This probably also explains why they gave less than 1.5 percent of their income to charity.

Among the $5,540 in charitable donations were $1,000 to the UN World Food Program; $1,080 to the Northern Virginia Community College Alumni Scholarship Fund; $1,000 to the Diocese of Wilmington; Delaware; $360 to a breast health initiative launched by Dr. Jill Biden; and $50 to the Wounded Warrior Project.


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: biden; bidentaxreturn; cartagena; colombia; columbia; secretservice
Gee, I wonder if there'd be universal silence on this in the media if it were Dick Cheney. I wonder if Democrats would be similarly mute.
1 posted on 04/14/2012 9:55:03 AM PDT by MissesBush
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To: MissesBush

Biden is one of the cheapest bastards on the planet.Certainly one of the dumbest.


2 posted on 04/14/2012 10:06:22 AM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: MissesBush

Isn’t the taxpayer paying the MORTGAGE on the Clintoon’s house in Chappaqua? Bet we still are and you’re right.....the silence if deafening.


3 posted on 04/14/2012 10:08:02 AM PDT by Dawgreg (Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.)
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To: MissesBush
"...and $50 to the Wounded Warrior Project..."

He is aware that money doesn't actually go to wounding our soldiers, right?

4 posted on 04/14/2012 10:08:32 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Farmer Dean

What a class act Biden is eh?? Profiting from his Secret Service protection. Could you imagine the uproar if this were a Republican VP?? He’d be accused of greed, fleecing the taxpayer, ingratitude, etc.


5 posted on 04/14/2012 10:09:12 AM PDT by MissesBush (The Fourth Estate has Become a Fifth Column)
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To: MissesBush

Was the cottage leased before, if so he may have some point.

If never leased before this they should not pay or the secret service should bring a big tent with animals, it would be a circus there anyway when Biden is involved.


6 posted on 04/14/2012 10:10:53 AM PDT by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: MissesBush

I guess the first question is:

Since he lives in DC at the VP mansion, with all its SS agents, why in the hell do we have to have SS agents protecting his house when no-one lives there?

Enquiring minds neeed to know!


7 posted on 04/14/2012 10:13:17 AM PDT by Noob1999 (Loose Lips, Sink Ships)
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To: MissesBush

“Biden’s tax records list rental income of $20,900 from a “cottage” on is property, which is reportedly being leased by the Secret Service and paid for at a rate that could earn him even more money next year.”

Who’s he gonna rent to next year? OWS?


8 posted on 04/14/2012 10:13:54 AM PDT by jessduntno ("Newt Gingrich was part of the Reagan Revolution's Murderers' Row." - Jeffrey Lord, Reagan Admin.)
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To: Joe 6-pack
He is aware that money doesn't actually go to wounding our soldiers, right?

if he did, there'd be a couple more zeros on that $50

9 posted on 04/14/2012 10:14:13 AM PDT by digger48
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To: MissesBush

From His Majesty's Secret Service

10 posted on 04/14/2012 10:21:07 AM PDT by mikrofon (J.B. WANTS YOU .... to Pay)
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To: MissesBush
He's a thief for doing this. Let's check and see if past Presidents did this
11 posted on 04/14/2012 10:42:59 AM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (I love how the FR spellchecker doesn't recognize the word "Obama")
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To: MissesBush

These money-grubbing bastards never miss a chance to rape our treasury, do they?


12 posted on 04/14/2012 10:44:57 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: MissesBush

Just be glad it is only for 10 years now.


13 posted on 04/14/2012 10:45:57 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: mikrofon

Expect a visit from His Emminence’s Storm Trooper Service for your picture, subject!


14 posted on 04/14/2012 10:47:41 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: MissesBush
Gee, how about we just yank his Secret Service detail and save the money?
15 posted on 04/14/2012 11:00:35 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (If Barack has a memory like a steel trap, why can't he remember what the Constitution says?)
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To: MissesBush

I goota tell yay if i had the privilege of having someone willing to take a bullet for me hell il be on the couch And tuck the agent in bed and bring him warm milk and cookies


16 posted on 04/14/2012 11:10:04 AM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom)
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To: MissesBush

Wow. I have more charitable donations in 2011 than Joe.


17 posted on 04/14/2012 11:10:19 AM PDT by Mercat
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To: Gaffer

Yup I got the visit for less


18 posted on 04/14/2012 11:12:09 AM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom)
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To: MissesBush

No, he didn’t get it from some government entity, he stole it from us taxpayers.


19 posted on 04/14/2012 11:23:01 AM PDT by bgill
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks MissesBush. Dangerously incompetent: Hookers in Columbia: Election 2012:
20 posted on 04/14/2012 11:27:14 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (FReepathon 2Q time -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: MissesBush

Only in America. Whadda country!


21 posted on 04/14/2012 11:34:05 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (ObamaCare is like a stool sample. You have to pass it to find out what's in it.)
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To: MissesBush

what a racket


22 posted on 04/14/2012 12:05:29 PM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: MissesBush

Democrats - Thieves, Thugs, Thralls and Thickheads


23 posted on 04/14/2012 12:51:08 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: MissesBush

Well, that’s one way of getting your money back.


24 posted on 04/14/2012 12:58:40 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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Isn’t this ‘cottage’ the house his Mother lived in when alive???


25 posted on 04/14/2012 1:46:47 PM PDT by haircutter
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To: MissesBush

What a piker! $1000 to their church? That is less than $100 a month! $50 to the Wounded Warrior project? And his kid was a soldier. All this on an income of $400,000.


26 posted on 04/14/2012 1:49:57 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: Dawgreg

IIRC, the SS rental income for a ‘cottage’ on their property in Chappaqua pays ENTIRELY for their mortgage on the home. Could Dems get any more sleazy??


27 posted on 04/14/2012 2:23:12 PM PDT by originalbuckeye
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