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Report: Obama Family's Africa Trip Will Cost $60 to $100 Million
breitbart.com ^ | 6/14/13 | William Bigelow

Posted on 06/14/2013 10:39:29 AM PDT by ColdOne

You may not be able to tour the White House because of the spending increase slowdown from sequestration, but the Obama family can tour Africa for the small sum of $60 or $100 million.

President Barack Obama will hold bilateral meetings with leaders in Senegal, South Africa, and Tanzania between June 26 and July 3, and the wife and kids are going along for the ride.

The Obama family vacation will include air transportation for 56 vehicles, among them 14 parade limousines, trucks carrying bulletproof glass to install at hotels, and two ambulances: one for dealing with biological and chemical contaminants, one with x-ray equipment.

Adding to the costs are 100 Secret Service Agents for the first three cities on the itinerary, 65 agents at the fourth, and 80 to 100 more to guard the Obama family 24/7.

Further, a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier functioning as a hospital comes with the package, and fighter jets will patrol the area 24/7.

(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...


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1 posted on 06/14/2013 10:39:29 AM PDT by ColdOne
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To: ColdOne

It would be well worth it if we could leave him there.


2 posted on 06/14/2013 10:40:47 AM PDT by Trapped Behind Enemy Lines
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To: ColdOne

good thing we’re not broke or anything.


3 posted on 06/14/2013 10:41:37 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: Trapped Behind Enemy Lines
It would be well worth it if we could leave him there.

Or, refuse re-entry until he provides the proper paperwork.

4 posted on 06/14/2013 10:41:59 AM PDT by Slyfox (Without the Right to Life, all other rights are meaningless.)
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To: ColdOne
$60 to $100 million is kinda like winning the lottery, exceptin' they don't hafta pay no income taxes on it.

WE DO!

And, how many "lotteries" have they won since 2009?

5 posted on 06/14/2013 10:45:15 AM PDT by Slyfox (Without the Right to Life, all other rights are meaningless.)
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To: ColdOne
Sigh...the House of Reps could have prevented this tragedy...

Boehner: if you or any of your people are listening...

DEFUND THESE BASTARDS TODAY.

6 posted on 06/14/2013 10:46:39 AM PDT by B.O. Plenty (Give war a chance........)
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To: ColdOne

This doesn’t even include the costs of keeping the Secret Service Agents, well..... serviced.


7 posted on 06/14/2013 10:46:58 AM PDT by Gator113 ( ~just keep livin~ I drink good wine, listen to good music and dream good dreams.)
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To: ColdOne

I heard the trip got cancelled. The First Wookie got to feeling very uneasy about it when she found out a troop of snipers would be out there to protect the Messiah from ‘wild animals’.


8 posted on 06/14/2013 10:48:02 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Slyfox

Two...one in November 2008 and one in November 2012


9 posted on 06/14/2013 10:48:34 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: ColdOne

I remember when the MSM criticized Bush for too many vacations in Kennebunkport....even though the Bushes OWNED the home they stayed in.


10 posted on 06/14/2013 10:51:35 AM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: Gaffer

Now include all of the multi-million tax-free vacations for him and the missus.


11 posted on 06/14/2013 10:55:46 AM PDT by Slyfox (Without the Right to Life, all other rights are meaningless.)
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To: Slyfox

To be sure.....a more worthless, do-nothing pair ever existed. Tyrant 101, lie cheat steal, get elected, hire dogma-rabidized minions, partay!


12 posted on 06/14/2013 11:01:04 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: ColdOne

Are the White House tours running yet?

How many miles of border fence would this $$ build?

Will the aircraft carrier be awarded a special dispensation for fuel?

Inquiring minds want to know......


13 posted on 06/14/2013 11:01:14 AM PDT by Donkey Odious ( Adapt, improvise, and overcome - now a motto for us all.)
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To: Gaffer

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2341276/White-House-cancels-Obamas-African-safari-plans-revealed-include-SWAT-team-SNIPERS-high-powered-rifles.html


14 posted on 06/14/2013 11:03:43 AM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: ColdOne

He might as well go to Africa. He acts like an African dictator so he will feel right at home among his fellow dictators.


15 posted on 06/14/2013 11:04:12 AM PDT by Texas resident (Watch the other hand.)
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To: ColdOne
The family and friends taking a look at the animals..looks like granny isn't to happy she feels like they are using her as bait I guess..This was the last trip they took to their home land..I guess they will be there in Africa to go to Mandalas funeral when he kicks the bucket..Have a great communist reunion..This trip took place in 2011..
16 posted on 06/14/2013 11:04:28 AM PDT by PLD
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To: ColdOne

Unconscionable. Still if the obamas were to get lost in the savannah.....


17 posted on 06/14/2013 11:14:35 AM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: ColdOne

So we’re borrowing $$$$ from China to pay for this trip? Yeah, that makes sense.


18 posted on 06/14/2013 11:20:21 AM PDT by Fast Moving Angel (A moral wrong is not a civil right: No religious sanction of an irreligious act.)
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To: Slyfox

NO RE-ENTRY. HE GOES THERE, HE STAYS THERE. TA-TA OBA-MA


19 posted on 06/14/2013 11:24:43 AM PDT by fivecatsandadog (Let's not be so open-minded that our brains fall out.)
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To: ColdOne

How many hungry, homeless children . . .


20 posted on 06/14/2013 11:31:08 AM PDT by Arm_Bears (Refuse; Resist; Rebel; Revolt!)
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To: B.O. Plenty

I live in Boehner’s district and have made my call to his DC office and sent an email. Having worked in a Congressman’s office in my youth, I know they do keep track of the incoming communications - it’s a good measure of ho hot people are and whether they really need to do anything. They need to know we are more than ticked - this out of control spending on Obama travel has to stop.


21 posted on 06/14/2013 1:06:14 PM PDT by LibertyOh
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