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First Lady Unveils White House Holiday Decorations (54 live Christmas trees)
770kob ^ | 11/29/12

Posted on 11/29/2012 2:37:26 AM PST by Libloather

First Lady Unveils White House Holiday Decorations
National News
3:00AM November 29, 2012

(WASHINGTON) -- It took 54 live Christmas trees, 175 pounds of gingerbread, and 85 volunteers from across the country to pull it off, but the holidays have finally arrived at the White House.

**SNIP**

More than 90,000 visitors will tour the decorations at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue this holiday season, which now boasts a huge 18-foot-6-inch Fraser fir in the Blue Room and a giant topiary of the Obama family dog Bo made out of 20,000 black and white pom-poms.

Other highlights include the annual White House gingerbread house, which weighs in at an impressive 300 pounds. “It even includes chandeliers that light up,” the first lady bragged. “It glows. Like Rudolph’s nose, right.”

Fun facts about this year’s decorations:

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: christmas; decorations; house; white
• The berry, pinecone, and leaf designs of the East Entrance column covers took a team of 40+ volunteers over two months to make.

Are they put on the monthly jobs report?

1 posted on 11/29/2012 2:37:48 AM PST by Libloather
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2 posted on 11/29/2012 2:40:16 AM PST by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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3 posted on 11/29/2012 2:47:23 AM PST by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: Libloather

I see our tax money is hard at work, as always.


4 posted on 11/29/2012 2:57:33 AM PST by Fresh Wind (Cut the cable today!)
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To: Libloather

I see our tax money is hard at work, as always.


5 posted on 11/29/2012 2:57:58 AM PST by Fresh Wind (Cut the cable today!)
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To: Libloather

Notice how green, these are not cut trees but live trees in pots, which will then get planted in some forest afterwards in an attempt to mitigate global warming.

I wish this were the stupidest thing the Obamas had ever done in their lives.


6 posted on 11/29/2012 3:00:11 AM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: Libloather
Are they put on the monthly jobs report?

Negatron - these proles are volunteers and don't draw any salary.

7 posted on 11/29/2012 3:02:41 AM PST by Ken522
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To: Libloather

I knew those Obamas were as American as apple pie!

Foreign interlopers...now I know how the Saxons felt after the Norman invasion.


8 posted on 11/29/2012 3:19:46 AM PST by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: Libloather

“Let them eat cake”.....


9 posted on 11/29/2012 3:26:25 AM PST by fivecatsandadog (Reality ruins everything.)
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To: Libloather

Hey, at least the trees aren’t decorated with condoms, unlike the Slick Willie years.


10 posted on 11/29/2012 3:33:05 AM PST by Yo-Yo (Is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
Notice how green, these are not cut trees but live trees in pots, which will then get planted in some forest afterwards in an attempt to mitigate global warming.

Silly liberals...Trees are big vegetables. Cut them down, harvest, replant and you have a new crop to be cut down and harvested when they are the desired size.

11 posted on 11/29/2012 3:35:39 AM PST by Dixie Yooper (Ephesians 6:11)
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To: Libloather

Those two trees in front of the White House are beautiful. I am glad that at least at Christmas, they can still spruce the place up even with the Obamas.


12 posted on 11/29/2012 3:51:39 AM PST by napscoordinator (GOP Candidate 2020 - "Bloomberg 2020 - We vote for whatever crap the GOP puts in front of us.")
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To: Fresh Wind
I see our tax money is hard at work, as always.

Since the beginning of time. I am glad that they do this though. It is a spectacular look for the visitors who go through the White House during the next month. I was lucky enough to see the displays back in 1996.....it is extraordinary.

13 posted on 11/29/2012 3:53:45 AM PST by napscoordinator (GOP Candidate 2020 - "Bloomberg 2020 - We vote for whatever crap the GOP puts in front of us.")
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To: Libloather
Want some?

I don't think so sucka!


14 posted on 11/29/2012 3:57:27 AM PST by Conservative_Jedi (Give me Liberty or give me Death!!)
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To: Libloather

wonder how many are volunteers because they are out of the job market?


15 posted on 11/29/2012 4:10:45 AM PST by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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To: Yo-Yo

“Hey, at least the trees aren’t decorated with condoms, unlike the Slick Willie years.”

They probably just have male/male or female/female “wedding” cake figures in place of the angels at the top of the trees. They will probably have Beatrice Miller’s “two moms” be honorary guests to make up for her being finally and mercifully kicked off American Idol. Because America discriminated against her because we all know she got the thumbs down not because she kept hitting sour notes and constantly looked like someone was going to beat her to death if she didn’t “win.”


16 posted on 11/29/2012 4:37:14 AM PST by gemoftheocean (...geez, this all seems so straight forward and logical to me...)
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To: gemoftheocean

American Idol=Xfactor — whatever.


17 posted on 11/29/2012 4:38:08 AM PST by gemoftheocean (...geez, this all seems so straight forward and logical to me...)
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To: Libloather

Surrounded by all that Christmas spirit & beauty yet they spend the “holiday” in Hawaii. Go figure.


18 posted on 11/29/2012 4:46:26 AM PST by FES0844
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To: Conservative_Jedi

What is that lump sticking out of her right cheek?


19 posted on 11/29/2012 4:54:16 AM PST by Go Gordon (It's barack hussein obama - because he doesn't believe in capitalism.)
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To: Libloather

Wonder if they still have the Mao ornament?

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2009/12/23/white-house-christmas-decor-featuring-mao-zedong-comes/


20 posted on 11/29/2012 4:58:52 AM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: kearnyirish2
"I knew those Obamas were as American as apple pie!"

Whoa there, Kearnyirish, don't you go making fun of "as American as Apple Pie"! LOL

21 posted on 11/29/2012 5:09:59 AM PST by Apple Pan Dowdy (... as American as Apple Pie mmm mmm mmm)
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To: Go Gordon
What is that lump sticking out of her right cheek?

She just has high cheekbones like that Elizabeth Warren squaw. I believe Mo is part Blackfoot. Mo's Indian name is "Unghughhah", which loosely translated means, "ass as wide as a teepee".
22 posted on 11/29/2012 5:22:43 AM PST by 762X51
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To: Libloather
54 live Christmas trees. . . .

Wow, that's almost one per state.

23 posted on 11/29/2012 6:04:32 AM PST by Charles Henrickson (Three more trees, three more trees. . . .)
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To: Libloather
Lots of money being spent for make up, clothing and hair stylist, too!
along with everything else. Such a shame to see them flaunt the successes they believe from their Soros/Reid/Pelosi agenda/and of their belief/ cause of the black man to being down/is the white man's success. I believe in being respectful to the office of the presidency but many can see them as shams with a pay back agenda. Look at the Fox link that ilovesarah posted on this thread with the ornament of the dictator shown of a previous Christmas tree at the White House. Mrs. went around North Carolina, telling people not to worry, because the early voting would give Barrack the win. How did she know the numbers.

I still can become angry in my quiet time knowing the Gop-e picked/forced on us liberal Mitt to fight these dedicated pure marxists. Now, no reforms, increased taxes and spending almost certain, an agency; Homeland Security which has become the police arm of Obama, and he as a CIC who is not loyal to our soldiers nor our country or his oath.

Merry Christmas, America. Just don't give up, should be your Christmas message to those who are still shaken.

Thank the Lord that I was prepared for this because when Clinton won, I was almost devastated. I knew the moral structure would be torn for years to come. Women groups protected him and that was hard on women who seen him as a corrupt person against women though now some judge Newt. Only thing worse to come, are the police/state/feds in the streets turning on the people. Sounds so extreme, doesn't it. With the wrong president, given the Patriot Act and Homeland Security, one can do about anything to the people. I realize that every president keeps things from us and does things we see as wrong..though, this man in control now, ( a planned control by the way) has broken his oath to the constitution. You cannot get any more corrupt character right in your face, other than Hugo Chavez, Castro character.

24 posted on 11/29/2012 6:13:24 AM PST by Christie at the beach (I like Newt. Our nation's foundation is under attack.)
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To: Apple Pan Dowdy

OK; they’re as American as halal bean cakes...

: )


25 posted on 11/29/2012 9:06:02 AM PST by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: Go Gordon

It looks like a botched Photoshop job.


26 posted on 11/29/2012 10:05:34 AM PST by Conservative_Jedi (Give me Liberty or give me Death!!)
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To: kearnyirish2
Thanks Kearny.... I feel better now :)
27 posted on 11/29/2012 12:07:02 PM PST by Apple Pan Dowdy (... as American as Apple Pie mmm mmm mmm)
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To: Apple Pan Dowdy

Any time!


28 posted on 11/29/2012 2:29:11 PM PST by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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