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Obama Vineyard vacation at $7.6m private resort; more than 75 rooms booked for staff
Washington Examiner ^ | July 29, 2013 | Paul Bedard

Posted on 07/29/2013 10:22:15 AM PDT by Michael.SF.

The Massachusetts island of Martha's Vineyard, the exclusive playground for presidents and their families, is about to get its annual summer infusion of cash and attention as President Obama and his family prepare to arrive August 10 for an eight-day vacation.

Local reports indicate that the first family will likely be staying at a $7.6 million resort home on southern edge of the island in the town of Chilmark where homes feature water access to Chilmark Pond, tennis courts and swimming pools.


TOPICS: Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; Political Humor/Cartoons
KEYWORDS: obamavacation
Mostly the expected rehashing of yet another multimillion dollar vacation at out expense. Then this unintentionally funny tidbit caught my eye:

It's unclear why the president is returning home on the 18th, though the school where his daughters attend, Sidwell Friends, said that is when practice for winter sports begins. Both Malia and Sasha play basketball just like their dad.

Actually, they probably play better than their dad.

1 posted on 07/29/2013 10:22:15 AM PDT by Michael.SF.
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To: Michael.SF.

I think that since they are probably two of the few blacks at this lily white elitist school. They are automatically put on the basketball team. Talk about stereotyping!


2 posted on 07/29/2013 10:27:04 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (Democrats: Robbing Peter to buy Paul's vote.)
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To: Michael.SF.

Why is this even news? Nothing to see here. He is the ruling class and he deserves these luxuries as compensation for supporting all “the little people”

These stories make no difference to anyone. Liberals don’t care ( lets blame only evil corporations) and conservatives are powerless to change this behavior as they have been betrayed by their representatives who merely desire to partake of the same tax-payer funded niceties.


3 posted on 07/29/2013 10:28:51 AM PDT by longfellowsmuse (last of the living nomads)
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To: Michael.SF.

How this man suffers for us! Not since Lincoln...!


4 posted on 07/29/2013 10:29:05 AM PDT by Argus
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To: Michael.SF.

Why isn’t there an ‘Occupy Martha’s Vineyard’?


5 posted on 07/29/2013 10:30:49 AM PDT by AU72
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To: Michael.SF.
So on we worked, and waited for the light,
And went without the meat, and cursed the bread;

Nice to know someone's having a good time in this economy. It fills the hearts of the Little People to see Dear Leader happy.

6 posted on 07/29/2013 10:31:00 AM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: Michael.SF.

Gotta make room for the emperor’s court.


7 posted on 07/29/2013 10:33:41 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Michael.SF.

The MSM reporters love to cover Obama’s vacations. They go to all the plush places unlike a ranch in the middle of Texas.


8 posted on 07/29/2013 10:34:06 AM PDT by kabar
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To: Michael.SF.

pigs at the trough


9 posted on 07/29/2013 10:34:34 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Michael.SF.

Must be coming up on a billion so far, or maybe closer to the 2 billion mark.


10 posted on 07/29/2013 10:35:46 AM PDT by Logical me
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To: Logical me
We, Barack I, are EMPEROR IMPERIAL. Rules for the little people do not apply to Us!
11 posted on 07/29/2013 10:45:48 AM PDT by BigEdLB (Now there ARE 1,000,000 regrets - but it may be too late.)
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To: Michael.SF.

DEFUND THE WHITE HUT!


12 posted on 07/29/2013 10:46:54 AM PDT by rightwingextremist1776
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To: Michael.SF.
Can you remember when the failed main stream "news" media whined and snivelled every time George W. Bush flew to Texas for three or four days and stayed at his own ranch?

The shameless sycophants of the former free press seem determined to drive away the very last of their customers.

13 posted on 07/29/2013 10:49:25 AM PDT by Standing Wolf
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To: kabar

Most of them probably have homes on The Vineyard or nearby on Nantucket.


14 posted on 07/29/2013 10:55:07 AM PDT by surrey
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To: Michael.SF.

How many vacations does this low piece of shiite muslim get?


15 posted on 07/29/2013 10:57:59 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: Michael.SF.

Meanwhile, have the White House tours resumed?


16 posted on 07/29/2013 11:10:18 AM PDT by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: Argus

What’s wrong with Camp David?????


17 posted on 07/29/2013 11:24:02 AM PDT by FES0844
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To: Michael.SF.

AAG. Affirmative Action Grifters. All of them. POS. FU-0s; all of you scum!


18 posted on 07/29/2013 11:26:00 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Guns kill people, pencils misspell words, cars drive drunk & spoons make you fat.)
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To: Michael.SF.

I’ll be awaiting the thank you card for my forced donation.


19 posted on 07/29/2013 11:30:20 AM PDT by bgill (This reply was mined before it was posted.)
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To: Michael.SF.

Nothing but the best for our royal family.


20 posted on 07/29/2013 11:33:38 AM PDT by windsorknot (>>>)
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To: Michael.SF.

Obama has been on vacation since he took Office.
This is a F-——g Disgrace to all Hard working American People who are being robbed of almost half of their Earnings, by this Charade of a Goverenment.


21 posted on 07/29/2013 11:36:35 AM PDT by chatham
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To: Michael.SF.

This is payback. The racist bastard is showing his defiance for the country that like a bunch of a$$holes elected him.

The liberal ruling elite living high of the hog on our money!


22 posted on 07/29/2013 11:36:55 AM PDT by I want the USA back (We live in a fascist dictatorship, thanks to half the public having its head up its a$$.)
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To: Michael.SF.

St. Louis Reporter Larry Conners questioned Obama in 2012 about resentment among voters of his lavish taxpayer-funded vacationing, and was harassed by the IRS as a result.


23 posted on 07/29/2013 11:40:22 AM PDT by research99
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To: research99

And fired for mentioning it on his facebook page.


24 posted on 07/29/2013 11:44:25 AM PDT by greeneyes (Moderation in defense of your country is NO virtue. Let Freedom Ring.)
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To: AU72

Why isn’t there an ‘Occupy Martha’s Vineyard’?

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OWSers can neither swim nor afford the ferry to the island.


25 posted on 07/29/2013 12:06:03 PM PDT by dmz
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To: kabar
"The MSM reporters love to cover Obama’s vacations. They go to all the plush places unlike a ranch in the middle of Texas."

Oh, how they were hacked!

I'd rather be on a ranch in the middle of Texas with George Bush than the plush places FUBO goes to.

A better friend of America in Crawford.

I understand GWB; what I understand about FUBO is not at all good. Not at all ev-AH!

26 posted on 07/29/2013 12:53:32 PM PDT by hummingbird (THE LIBERTY AMENDMENTS by Mark Levin. He has a great plan!)
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To: rightwingextremist1776
'DEFUND THE WHITE HUT!'

And, Air Force One. Air Force One only for official business only and not so he can take side trips to see the beautiful people, i.e. Beyonce and Jay-Z, etc.

27 posted on 07/29/2013 12:57:01 PM PDT by hummingbird (THE LIBERTY AMENDMENTS by Mark Levin. He has a great plan!)
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To: FES0844
"What’s wrong with Camp David?????"

Too low-rent for FUBO and his kin.

28 posted on 07/29/2013 12:58:02 PM PDT by hummingbird (THE LIBERTY AMENDMENTS by Mark Levin. He has a great plan!)
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To: chatham

29 posted on 07/29/2013 1:08:00 PM PDT by skimbell
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To: Michael.SF.

If there’s a blue collar town on the Vineyard, isn’t Chilmark it?


30 posted on 07/29/2013 1:09:54 PM PDT by Rebelbase (Tagline: (optional, printed after your name on post):)
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To: Michael.SF.

Only 8 days?


31 posted on 07/29/2013 3:14:22 PM PDT by Old Yeller (Goodbye America. Glad the majority of my years were spent during the good days.)
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