Skip to comments.Sasha and Malia Obama 'Learn What They Live' (Extravagances enjoyed without embarrassment)
Posted on 03/29/2013 5:46:57 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
If it's really true that "children learn what they live," then the First Daughters are learning how to be highbrow aristocrats whose extravagances are enjoyed without embarrassment, in full view and at the expense of the suffering. That's right, "the suffering," because notwithstanding the onslaught of Obamaganda, most people in America today, thanks to Sasha and Malia's Dad, are suffering in one way or another.
Meanwhile, when it comes to showering themselves with the perks of the good life, the Obamas exercise zero restraint. In fact, three months into the second term, they're actually outdoing themselves. Not only that, but the elitist lifestyle the first family lives has a vindictive in-your-face, so-what-if-you-don't-like-it edge to it that smacks of spiteful arrogance. Therefore, Sasha and Malia are learning what their liberal parents teach them, and that is to convey the following message to the unwashed masses: "Do as I say and I'll do what I want, and I'll do it with your money."
And for all of Barack's $900K Florida golf weekends, and more importantly, Michelle's alleged $10 million vacations, haute couture, and overpaid personal staff, the tragic victims of their selfishness and insensitive lack of fiscal restraint are Sasha and Malia.
It's common knowledge that in the Obama household, babies are sometimes considered punishment while abortion is a treasured right. Attending church is a twice-a-year photo op and vacations, since the first of the year, average out to be a once-a-month priority. While Dad and Mom talk the talk about sharing, fairness, and self-sacrifice, in their own lives they exhibit none of these qualities. Consequently, the Obama youngsters are learning through observation that concern over appearing selfish, godless, and hypocritical should be dismissed. Meanwhile, the girls' mother Michelle spends more time than she should proselytizing parents about their children's BMIs, diet,
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Malia Obamas Trip to Mexico: $115,500.87
The following is a breakdown of the costs as detailed in the documents:
Ground transportation: $23,964.81
Vouchers: $21,636.14 (not itemized)
Support Charges: $449.66 (travel for one from Mexico City to Oaxaca, not itemized)
...future rat politico’s....
How much is this spring beak costing us?
Just a few hundred thousand dollars. Drop in the ocean when seen in the light of our 17 trillion dollar debt.
I don’t know why they are writing stories on the President’s kids. We were furious when they wrote stories on the Bush girls (before 18). I think we are better served if we just bash the President and his beard.
Sasha and Malia Obamas will both grow up to be ‘community organizers’, and look just like FW.
Love the way Jeannie DeAngelis writes. Great article! Thank you.
I have to prepare my tax returns this weekend. Looks like I’ll be throwing things and cursing the whole time after reading this.
RE: I dont know why they are writing stories on the Presidents kids.
I don’t care if the President uses HIS MONEY for these vacations. The fact that he uses OUR money for this at a time when he claims there’s no money even for touring the White House ought to open our eyes to how our tax dollars are being used.
not to worry no doubt the obamas are self righteously claiming to be “paying their own way” by reimbursing the gubmint about $3000 of the $million dollar boondoggle for the equivalent cost of an all-inclusive vacation
and the posse (gad must the obama wymyn always vacation with a posse?) is “paying their own way” too. Like $400 airfare for flying Air Force 2?
Meanwhile Camp David sits silent and still
“... talk the talk about sharing, fairness, and self-sacrifice, in their own lives they exhibit none of these qualities.”
That’s exactly what regime leaders sound like...wait about 10 to 15 yrs from now and see where those girls are...once Daddy O is out of office and things start coming out and he screwed the US — they won’t be so popular!
EDIT TO ADD:
Same principle applies to ALL Presidential kids’ vacations regardless of which political party they belong to.
Except for transportation and secret service, how do we know he is not paying. I am pretty sure the Obamas are paying the hotel bill for sure.
the kids are used as photo props when needed and used by mama obama to lecture us fat bitter lazy clinger selfish peasants about how to raise and feed our kids and how to teach them values
Like the campaign interviews with shelley about how “me and Baraq are raising our girls with southside Chicago values”
Hey, shelley no one asked wth are southside Chicago values?
DUCK and COVER?
It’s bad enough that there’s a nightclub scene for 13 to 17 year olds...but I really gagged when I read there’s a nightclub scene for tweens ages 9 to 13. Wow! Just wow!!
If this is kept up, we will have even more Lindsey Lohans in the world, and one of them is already enough.
God help us!!!
See post #2 above. Judicial Watch used the FOIA to determine that it was GOVERNMENT FUNDS used to pay for the vacation.
LODGINGS, AIRFARE, etc.
I agree with you. This is clearly using the girls to get at the parents. If we have a problem with the parents sending the girls on an expensive vacation using taxpayer money, focus the story on the parents. There are plenty of ways to criticize the parents for this without attacking the girls as being extravagant and aristocratic.
Because Bush never would have dreamed about spending government money like this on his kids
Judicial Watch used the FOIA to determine
Well I find that hard to believe because they use the Federal Defense Travel program for all federal travel and I bet they have not even been reimbursed for this trip yet. The trip just happened and even if they put it on the FOIA website, it takes months to process. I am not saying that Judicial Watch is lying but just that they were not looking at this particular trip.
Because Bush never would have dreamed about spending government money like this on his kids
Hard to say. The Secret Service full time at two universities and the ranch being fully funded at tax payers expense was not necessarily a drop in the bucket.
I’ll bet they aren’t.
IIRC Beezle was worth about $3mil when he took office.
That’s a lot of money but not enough to be able to take all the vacations, designer clothes, $400 sneakers, hundred thousand $ golf lessons they spend on.
They throw money around waaaay beyond their financial means.
Do they ever travel together? Isn’t there some Muslim edict forbidding it?
The ranch was a lot easier to defend, and a one time set up. The Obamas never go to the same place twice. They are the trailer trash lotto winners who are broke in a few years... Unfortunately, these dirt bags have our nation’s credit card. Party hardy.
The two face socialists teach the kids what you can do when you get your habds on other peoples money.
it’s not tne kids personal life, it’s the pafents who are sending them on extravagant vacations. Also, lots of separate vacations for all the family members.
if this were bush, he and his family would be despised for living large on the public dole while the public suffers.
but then bush would not have been reelected for these and other reasons.
I forget -- how did the media handle Sarah Palin's children?
You know, the double standard only works if people like you jump up and defend the extravagent and aristocratic behavior of the Obamas. The other side is NOT going to jump up and defend the politicians you prefer. Ever.
RE: If we have a problem with the parents sending the girls on an expensive vacation using taxpayer money, focus the story on the parents.
The tone of this article shows EXACTLY THAT.
Bush OWNED the ranch. The Obama adults are greedy leftist pigs. First Families always get scrutiny except this bunch. How many think preteens and high schoolers should be sent on island Spring Break nightclub vacations? Sure, that’s a good parenting example.
worst president ever
yes, remember the attempts to get the palins in trouble because dad gave daughter a ride on a perfectly legal motorcycle?
RE: Well I find that hard to believe because they use the Federal Defense Travel program for all federal travel and I bet they have not even been reimbursed for this trip yet
If and when you see the reimbursements from the Obama’s published, please remind everyone to see where we can find it.
Just for our reminder, the President’s salary is $400,000 a year.
NRO tallied what taxpayers are paying for the Ohaha's living in the White House: $1.4 billion per year: Air Force One ($181,757 per hour), executive chef ($100,000 per year), three full-time White House calligraphers ($ 277,050 per year for the trio), chief of staff to the presidents dog ($102,000 per year), Ohaha's royal motorcade ($2.2 million).
$1.4 BILLION is the current annual cost of the White House just in household expenses, not including US policy operations for which the WH exists--administered by some 900 parasites---policy staff recruited by Ohaha.
Annually, Ohaha vacations cost $20 million (the low estimate for Ohaha's Hawaii vacay was $4 million, but the true cost is probably five times that); the first familys yearly health-care costs are $7 million; more than $6 million is spent on the White House grounds each year. Transportation costs were a staggering $346 million last year.-
TAXPAYERS DEMAND A FULL ACCOUNTING OF SECRET SERVICE
ASSIGNMENTS BEFORE AND AFTER SEQUESTRATION
REFERENCE-American kids were denied tours of the WH "b/c of limited Secret Service" (so sayeth your president)----but M/M Ohahah were taking separate vacays w/ teams of SS in tow.
Michelle Ohaha skied at a posh Aspen resort while prez golfed with Tiger Woods in Florida---both had Secret Service teams. Michelle brought a few friends and their daughters to Aspen. They were given all-day private lessons with pro-skiers from the Ski and Snowboard School of Aspen.
Mrs O and crew stayed at the home of Aspen Ski Company owners Jim and Paula Crown, who are big Democratic donors. The Secret Serice contingent was so immense, it occupied an entire house next door.
Aspen's wealthy regulars were annoyed when air space was blocked because of Mrs O's tax-paid govt plane----the regular Aspen crowd couldnt get their private jets down, and had to be diverted.
REFERENCE--While kids were shut out of the WH supposedly due to Secret Service cutbacks, the O's teen daughter was spotted in NYC the other night---with girlfriends---dining at the pricey Buddakan, scoffing up rock shrimp, edamame dumplings, short ribs, lobster fried rice........replete w/ five Secret Service guards dining nearby, while students her age were denied access to the people's house.
Sasha asked her dad if everyone lives like they do even those poor people who they see on TV shows (DC local TV) like judge Judy and Judge Joe Brown.
Dad (obama) tells them they shouldnt be watching those shows and that ‘if the poor dont have good jobs like I do then they should just eat cake. We live like this because WE DESERVE it. We are smarter than everyone else.’
REFERENCE "Tolerant and compassionate" Democrat Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi recently told Chris Wallace on Fox News, "It is almost a false argument (made by Repubs) to say that we have a spending problem (WRT sequestration)."
(TRANSLATION "And besides, we need trillions to subsidize all our "new citizens" who will vote---and make me Majority Leader, again---not to mention the billions in foreign aid we plan to give to all the countries on the other side of the border.")
MAKING THE DEALS IN EXCHANGE FOR ILLEGALS' VOTES--- L-R--Sen. Robert Menendez , (D-NJ); Dr Salomon Melgen, VOXXI Chman of the Board; Rep Nancy Pelosi (all dolled up in the latest fashion); Francisco J. Sanchez, Under Secy of Commerce for Intl Trade, and Emilio Sanchez, Pres/CEO of VOXXI at the Ntl Assoc of Latino Elected and Appt Officials Gala in DC. (Photo/ Voxxi---Melgen's web site)
Rich-hater Michelle Ohaha appears on the cover of Vogue and opens up about what she says is her biggest priority -- maintaining a happy and tight-knit family. "Our job is, first and foremost, to make sure our family is whole,"
I'm surprised Mrs O did not wear for the Vogue cover, the pricey diamnod bangles she sported at a DNC fund-raiser last Sept attended by "tolerant and compassionate" Dems....raised big bucks to keep Mr O in office so he could work for "the poor."
Musta wowed all the "tolerant and compassionate" Dems who hate the rich and support endless tax-paid programs "for the poor."
The Gothic cuff was priced at $15,350 set with 2.17 carats in diamonds and the Quatrefoil bracelet at $11,800 set with 1.73 carats in diamonds. (Excerpt) Read more at houston.culturemap.com
Family togetherness--- that's a laugh. They took separate vacays few weeks ago. Been estimated he's spent some 800 hours golfing. All those shots of him on the greens never show the kiddies and wifey in tow. That's togetherness?
Not really all that much if he's actually paying for all the vacations, etc. Indeed, rather of a pittance.
I don’t expect them to be “broke in a few years.” In the old days, a President would quietly retire, live modestly, and write his memoirs.
Now, in the age of celebrity presidents with $250,000 speaking engagements after they leave office, the gravy train continues until they finally retire at age 70 or 75. By then, they’ve got hundreds of millions or a billion in the banks.
The whole thing is seemly and corrupt.
These disgusting commie grifters will be made for life.
I hear this a lot. Do you know how long I need to work to make a few hundred thousand dollars? How long do you need to work to make it?
This is about waste and abuse, pure and simple.
This is clearly using the girls to get back at the American taxpayers.
I would have no problem with secret service protecting sasha an malia in normal everyday life
but vacationing all over the world is a different matter entirely
I find it fascinating that looking back as far as Harry Truman, I only see 3 presidents at did not run like hell back to their pre-presidential homes for vacation.
Ford liked the free trips to Vail and other vacation hot spots.
Clinton liked to go any place as long as it was high dollar and had lots and lots of the upper crust to hang with.
BronchoBammer acts like Clinton squared. Or Maybe cubed. The others seemed very happy with who and what they were, these three acted and act more like social climbers on the people’s dime.
Try to keep up. Shasta and Malaria are in Aspen now, trying to wind down from their Mexico vacation.
“How much is this spring beak costing us?”
Don’t worry about it your grandkids will be paying for it.
Malibu home of Ivory Coast dictator's son.
The oil-rich Ivory Coast has one of the worst human rights records in Africa and whose rulers are accused of funneling millions of dollars into their own pockets. But now it looks like the son of the dictator----Teodoro---whose worldcomprised yachts, Bugattis, and Michael Jackson memorabiliacould come crashing down, according to Foreign Policy (via Curbed).
Foreign Policy's Ken Silverstein reported that after a four-year investigation into alleged extortion and laundering of $100 million in the US and "theft of public funds, or other corrupt conduct" back at home, the Justice Department has filed notice of a lawsuit involving the possible seizure of Tedoro's California mansion, and other assets.
And French investigators just seized millions of dollars' worth of his sports cars, while the Spanish government is investigating the entire Obiang clan. Teodoro reportedly hasn't spent much time stateside recently, in part thanks to various legal actions against him.
Just a peek inside the insane world of Teodoro---he first came to the U.S. to attend Pepperdine University in Malibu. While tuition cost just $3,400, he managed to blow through $50,000 in the first five months before dropping out. Source: Business insier--LA Weekly.
Teodoro is listed as the owner of this $35 million mansion on the Malibu coast, which he paid for in cash. It was the most expensive home sold in California in 2006, and has a tennis court, swimming pool and 4-hole golf course. Teodoro's on the government payroll as minister of agriculture and forestry, and supposedly makes just $5,000 per month. But his home contains $60,000 worth of rugs, a $58,000 home theater and a $1,734 pair of wine glasses.
Welcome to Obamastan. The land of excess for the aristocracy and suffering for the peasants.
This sets a bad example for young people in this country. Do we ever hear about these girls working hard in school, helping others, talents etc.? No, we only hear about how they party, travel, and all the $$$ spent following them around.
To the victors belong the spoils! They won we lose. Study your history and check out Reconstruction. If the reader is fair minded he will have learned something explanatory.
Slasher and Masher will at the very least be Congressmen from Illinois when they come of age.
Or they will be The Black Kardashians.
And no, I have no sympathy for them. Or rather, the same sympathy that was shown Trig and Bristol, and Jenna and Barbra.
Why are Slasher and Masher off limits?
Oh, that’s right, I’m racist...
The Kennedys - Now in Black.