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Obama to Fly Over 9 Hours Just for Speech on Immigration The speech and photo-op will cost
The Weekly Standard ^ | 1/28/13 | Daniel Halper

Posted on 01/28/2013 10:18:26 PM PST by Nachum

President Barack Obama will fly over 9 hours tomorrow, round-trip from Washington, D.C. to Las Vegas, Nevada, just to deliver a speech on immigration, according to the president's White House schedule. With Air Force One estimated to cost $182,000 per hour in flight, Obama's trip--that is, only his travel to and from Vegas--will cost taxpayers over $1.6 million.

Obama has no other public events scheduled in Las Vegas but his immigration speech.

"In the morning, the President will depart the White House en route Las Vegas, Nevada. The departure from the South Lawn and the arrival at McCarran International Airport are open press," the president's schedule reads.

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KEYWORDS: aliens; fly; immigration; obama; speech
Full title: Obama to Fly Over 9 Hours Just for Speech on Immigration The speech and photo-op will cost taxpayers over $1.6 million.
1 posted on 01/28/2013 10:18:31 PM PST 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/


2 posted on 01/28/2013 10:19:40 PM PST by Nachum (The Obama "List" at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

The real gripper here in Las Vegas is that his speech will be delivered in a Grade School to a bunch of kids. Heaven Help us, our air port and traffic will be tied up for hours to speak to a bunch of 5th graders. Have Mercy,


3 posted on 01/28/2013 10:26:31 PM PST by BooBoo1000 (Some times I wake up grumpy,,, other times I just let her sleep.)
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To: Nachum

The Senate gang of 8 have pretty much dictated what Obama can say.


4 posted on 01/28/2013 10:34:08 PM PST by Mike Darancette (Soylent Green is Boomers)
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To: BooBoo1000

The question is : why does Obama spend so much time making speeches/campaigning in LV?

It can’t all be about grooming the hospitality workers unions.

Just curious......


5 posted on 01/28/2013 10:40:48 PM PST by llevrok (Unlike Obama, at least Nero could play a fiddle.)
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To: Nachum

Thank goodness we now have an Emperor
who no longer values money while we ,
the serfs , have to balance a negative budget .

They must have a good golf course in Las Vegas !


6 posted on 01/28/2013 10:42:04 PM PST by Tilted Irish Kilt (Our enemys don't fear us ; and our friends don't trust us !! I wonder why .. (rhetorical))
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To: Nachum

His handler Valerie says he’ll be doing more of that this term.


7 posted on 01/28/2013 10:42:32 PM PST by 9YearLurker
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To: BooBoo1000; Jim Robinson; onyx; MestaMachine; Rushmore Rocks; Oorang; KC_Lion; Godzilla; ...
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Obama to Fly Over 9 Hours Just for Speech on Immigration The speech and photo-op will cost taxpayers over $1.6 million.

Barack Obama will fly over 9 hours tomorrow, round-trip from Washington, D.C. to Las Vegas, Nevada, just to deliver a speech on immigration, according to the president's White House schedule.

With Air Force One estimated to cost $182,000 per hour in flight, Obama's trip--that is, only his travel to and from Vegas--will cost taxpayers over $1.6 million.

"The real gripper here in Las Vegas is that his speech will be delivered in a Grade School to a bunch of kids.

"Heaven Help us, our air port and traffic will be tied up for hours - to speak to a bunch of 5th graders."

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8 posted on 01/28/2013 10:44:21 PM PST by LucyT (In the 20th century 200 million people were killed by their own governments.)
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To: Nachum
"While in Las Vegas, the President will deliver remarks on the need to fix the broken immigration system so that it is fairer for and helps grow the middle class by ensuring everyone plays by the same rules."While in Las Vegas, the President will deliver remarks on the need to fix the broken immigration system so that it is fairer for and helps grow the middle class by ensuring everyone plays by the same rules.

Fairer?................What the hell is going on. I actually spent years 14 to 21 working on the farm. I started picking strawberries right next to mexican and vietnamese for a quarter a box. I eventually became asst farm manager graduated Purdue and went on to fly.

It's doesn't get any more fair than that!

I started on my knees and I damn sure won't finish that way.

I so sick of this pretenders bull shit.

9 posted on 01/28/2013 11:05:08 PM PST by Kakaze (I want The Republic back !)
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To: Nachum

AF1 must have some great in-flight movies.


10 posted on 01/28/2013 11:05:32 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: Nachum
"President Barack Obama will fly over 9 hours tomorrow, round-trip from Washington, D.C. to Las Vegas, Nevada, just to deliver a speech on immigration, according to the president's White House schedule. With Air Force One estimated to cost $182,000 per hour in flight,..."

...... Stand back folks ..... this is what we know .... just stand back ... and see what wonders the fawning media will spin and print. There will be no criticism or strife .... just wonderful words and platitudes to lift this deified president up. To the world .... he is the ONE.

..... However.... this is a warning to all .... KNOW THIS.... it is up to US to prove otherwise!!!!!!!!!!

.....If we don't .... then this nation is lost...... forever.

11 posted on 01/28/2013 11:12:37 PM PST by R_Kangel ( "A Nation of Sheep ..... Will Beget ..... a Nation Ruled by Wolves.")
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To: Nachum
Hey Bonehead!!!!!

Gank his credit line already!!!!!

Or pay his bill for him!

12 posted on 01/28/2013 11:14:56 PM PST by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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To: Nachum

Maybe he should bring along PhonyCon Media like Karl Rove, Sean Hannity and Herman Cain....and they can all cheerlead Obama, Rubio, and all the other Amnesty Liberals


13 posted on 01/29/2013 1:33:47 AM PST by SeminoleCounty (GOP = Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: Nachum

PRINT MORE MONEY - the slogan of the O Admin


14 posted on 01/29/2013 3:05:18 AM PST by BCW (http://babylonscovertwar.com/index.html)
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To: Nachum

I’m suprised he didn’t fly out there to give a speech on how Americans need to reduce their Carbon Footprint.


15 posted on 01/29/2013 3:16:54 AM PST by MCF
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To: Nachum

I know! Let’s put the Jobs Council on the flights with him! There should be room.


16 posted on 01/29/2013 3:46:21 AM PST by Dr. Sivana ("C'est la vie" say the old folks, it goes to show you never can tell. -- Chuck Berry)
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To: Nachum

I wonder what the “cost per word” on this is? Is someone in the press going to analyze that for us, much like they did for Sarah Palin’s stint at Fox?


17 posted on 01/29/2013 3:50:03 AM PST by Rebel_Ace (Tags?!? Tags?!? We don' neeeed no stinkin' Tags!)
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To: Nachum

What’s with Vegas!?

Obama’s got some homing device that keeps returning him to mafia city. Wondering what is going on with that.


18 posted on 01/29/2013 3:58:47 AM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: Nachum

I’m surprised that the Sasquatch doesn’t fly on AF 2 to be there with him. Maybe have Bo on a separate flight to get there too. This MOFO makes me ill.


19 posted on 01/29/2013 4:07:47 AM PST by Arrowhead1952 (0 bummer inherited a worse economy in 2012 than he did in 2008.)
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To: Nachum

His supporters do not care what he ‘spends’ at our expense. They think we, the taxpayers, deserve to be fleeced. After all, our money belongs to them (and HIM), even if they don’t work. That is what he says and he always speaks the truth, at least according to Big Media.


20 posted on 01/29/2013 4:20:44 AM PST by originalbuckeye (Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy)
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To: rockinqsranch
Very simple my friend, this is where the money is.Remember the old saw, “ ANY PUBLICITY IS GOOD PUBLICITY:No reason he could not have delivered this speech in the Rose Garden.
21 posted on 01/29/2013 4:31:26 AM PST by BooBoo1000 (Some times I wake up grumpy,,, other times I just let her sleep.)
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To: BooBoo1000

“.......this is where the money is........”

That’s my point, and the rest of the point, or the thought would be the “type” of money from who?

The Criminal in Chief keeps zeroing in like a Homing Pigeon on Las Vegas, a city founded by criminals and still with such reputation as home to those of such ilk.

Just a passing thought.


22 posted on 01/29/2013 4:52:43 AM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: Nachum

I wonder what he does for the 9 hours. Read, sleep, plan the next phase of the revolution.


23 posted on 01/29/2013 5:06:59 AM PST by ThePatriotsFlag (...and to the Republic for which it STOOD...)
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To: Nachum
He could attend by video, but you can imagine how that would play

24 posted on 01/29/2013 5:23:14 AM PST by jmcenanly ("The more corrupt the state, the more laws." Tacitus, Publius Cornelius)
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To: LucyT

You just don’t understand... It takes a lot of money to feed that ego... :)


25 posted on 01/29/2013 5:49:36 AM PST by vet7279
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To: smokingfrog
AF1 must have some great in-flight movies.

His favorite:


26 posted on 01/29/2013 6:12:08 AM PST by COBOL2Java (Fighting Obama without Boehner & McConnell is like going deer hunting without your accordion)
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To: BooBoo1000
The real gripper here in Las Vegas is that his speech will be delivered in a Grade School to a bunch of kids

And of course he'll have to use a teleprompter. Sad isn't it?
27 posted on 01/29/2013 6:27:52 AM PST by freebird5850 (The only good thing about Barry getting re-elected is now we get to see him fall from a higher place)
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To: LucyT

Using kids, again.
Just like Adolph.


28 posted on 01/29/2013 6:35:17 AM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: BooBoo1000

If Whorey Reid is up for reelection in 2014, perhaps the Marxist is making sure he visits money town on his behalf, also?


29 posted on 01/29/2013 6:41:37 AM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: onyx

I thought Obama said we cant go to Las Vegas - TWICE!

Remember?


30 posted on 01/29/2013 6:46:22 AM PST by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: GlockThe Vote

At least twice, because the Mayor at the time, Oscar Goodwin, got mad and took after him on the air.


31 posted on 01/29/2013 6:58:23 AM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: GlockThe Vote
I thought Obama said we cant go to Las Vegas - TWICE! Remember?

I do now. Thanks. What a charlatan. (If I posted what I wanted to, I'd be banned.)

FMCDH(BITS)

32 posted on 01/29/2013 7:24:13 AM PST by nothingnew (I fear for my Republic due to marxist influence in our government. Open eyes/see)
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To: LucyT
"Heaven Help us, our air port and traffic will be tied up for hours - to speak to a bunch of 5th graders."

Yes. And for that he will still need his teleprompter. *sigh*

33 posted on 01/29/2013 7:57:40 AM PST by null and void (Gun confiscation enables tyranny. Don't enable Tyranny)
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To: Kakaze
Fairer and helps grow the middle class??? Can anyone explain to me how allowing low rent immigrants citizenship grows the middle class? All this will do is lower the standards in this country, which is exactly what these liberal buffoons want. America, in their view has extorted from third world countries, and must pay a penalty for that. These lying B@st@ards are out to bring We The People to our knees.
34 posted on 01/29/2013 8:08:17 AM PST by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier who has survived 24 months of Combat deployment.)
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To: Nachum

Anything to get out of the Whitehouse and actually working.


35 posted on 01/29/2013 8:11:14 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: LucyT

“Heaven Help us, our air port and traffic will be tied up for hours - to speak to a bunch of 5th graders.”


It’s called indoctrination of the youth. Also effectively done by Hitler, Stalin and Mao.


36 posted on 01/29/2013 9:34:04 AM PST by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great natiorn is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: LucyT

>>Barack Obama will fly over 9 hours tomorrow, round-trip from Washington, D.C. to Las Vegas, Nevada, just to deliver a speech on immigration,<<

“Now children, you have to understand there are good laws and there are bad laws. I decide which is which.

“Just like obeying the Constitution. There are times that it is OK and there times it should be ignored. I decide when.”


37 posted on 01/29/2013 2:48:43 PM PST by freedumb2003 (I learned everything I needed to know about racism from Colin Powell)
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