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Shutdown or no, Obama's Asia trip is still a go
Washington Times ^ | 9/29/13 | Dave Boyer

Posted on 09/29/2013 7:29:02 PM PDT by Nachum

With the prospects growing of a government shutdown on Tuesday, the White House said Thursday that President Obama has no intention of postponing a week-long trip to Asia that begins Oct. 6.

“Our schedule remains as planned,” said White House press secretary Jay Carney.

He said one of the president’s jobs is to ensure that promising economic markets “are exploited” for the benefit of Americans.

“That’s one of his responsibilities. He’s going to fulfill it,” Mr. Carney said.

The president will visit Indonesia, where he grew up as a boy, and the Philippines as part of a trip that will include attendance at an economic summit. The flying time alone on Air Force One will cost millions of dollars, at a time when the government could be temporarily out of money.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: abortion; asia; deathpanels; govtshutdown; obamacare; obamas; obamavacation; shutdown; trip; zerocare

1 posted on 09/29/2013 7:29:02 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

For Allah’s sake, don’t forget the golf clubs.


2 posted on 09/29/2013 7:31:05 PM PDT by depressed in 06 (America conceived in liberty, dies in slavery.)
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To: Nachum

“...president’s jobs is to ensure that promising economic markets “are exploited...”

Will tee up on 27 different golf courses.


3 posted on 09/29/2013 7:32:09 PM PDT by Rennes Templar (Seen any scandal headlines lately?)
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To: depressed in 06

Defund Air Force One—leave him in Asia or let him take a commercial airline.


4 posted on 09/29/2013 7:32:33 PM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: Nachum
He said one of the president’s jobs is to ensure that promising economic markets Americans “are exploited” for the benefit of Americans big government.
5 posted on 09/29/2013 7:33:11 PM PDT by FoxInSocks ("Hope is not a course of action." -- M. O'Neal, USMC)
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To: depressed in 06
For Allah’s sake, don’t forget the golf clubs.

Are you kidding? They're already on AirFarce1, strapped in in their own window seat. Obama's back at the Oval Office getting his balls washed.

6 posted on 09/29/2013 7:36:29 PM PDT by mountn man (The Pleasure You Get From Life Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It)
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To: Nachum

They will shut down the forests, parks and zoos, but not expect any interruption in 0bama’s jet setting or trips to the golf course.


7 posted on 09/29/2013 7:36:31 PM PDT by Arthurio
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To: Nachum

HEY REPUBLICANS!

IF HE TAKES THE TRIP, MOCK HIM!


8 posted on 09/29/2013 7:36:56 PM PDT by struggle
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To: Nachum
vacations are priority one.
9 posted on 09/29/2013 7:37:24 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Nachum

"Now I want all this worrying to stop!"
"But Daddy, the government is shutting down!"
"Do you think I'd let a little thing like that interrupt your 32nd vacation this year?"
"But Daddy, the taxpayers say that - "
"Oh baby, "taxpayer" is just another word for "servant"! And you know as First Family we deserve all our servants, isn't that what Mom and I have been teaching you?"

10 posted on 09/29/2013 7:38:54 PM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1)
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To: All

“The president will visit Indonesia, where he grew up as a boy”

but somehow or other, Obama developed a great love for the white, Christian country of America.


11 posted on 09/29/2013 7:40:56 PM PDT by willywill
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To: Forward the Light Brigade

and fly coach.


12 posted on 09/29/2013 7:41:08 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: Nachum

Well all non-essential spending is shut off, so I assume that includes The Won’s salary.


13 posted on 09/29/2013 7:41:58 PM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: SandRat
and fly coach

Baggage. That's what he is.

14 posted on 09/29/2013 7:42:45 PM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: struggle

Obama’s Thunderbirds are Go!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2K9rVRuehGU


15 posted on 09/29/2013 7:42:50 PM PDT by Nachum (I am Breitbartacus!)
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To: Nachum

Heh...maybe King Obongo will get over there and then the funding runs out, and gets stuck when AF1 can’t take off?


16 posted on 09/29/2013 7:44:11 PM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: Still Thinking

maybe fly in a military surplus web seat.


17 posted on 09/29/2013 7:44:54 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: SandRat

That works.


18 posted on 09/29/2013 7:47:01 PM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: Nachum
He said one of the president’s jobs is to ensure that promising economic markets “are exploited” for the benefit of Americans.

In five years, what has he done in this area? In his first term he proposed an Asian free trade zone which excluded China, only to have Asian nations form an Asian trade zone which excluded the US.

19 posted on 09/29/2013 7:47:22 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: workerbee

I suppose Chewbacca will be accompanied by her 20 member retinue: the Office of the First Lady. Whatta joke.


20 posted on 09/29/2013 7:48:21 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: Nachum

Who don’t know dat.

Nothing stops Obama trips away from the Wookie.


21 posted on 09/29/2013 7:50:17 PM PDT by Venturer ( cowardice posturing as tolerance =political correctness)
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To: mountn man

Are you kidding? They’re already on AirFarce1, strapped in in their own window seat. Obama’s back at the Oval Office getting his balls washed.

Oh? I didn’t know that Reggie was back in town.


22 posted on 09/29/2013 7:57:16 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Nachum

There is enough money to send him overseas but not enough to bring him back.


23 posted on 09/29/2013 8:02:13 PM PDT by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class.)
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To: Timber Rattler

There must be a way to make this happen...


24 posted on 09/29/2013 8:06:39 PM PDT by butterdezillion (Free online faxing at http://faxzero.com/ Fax all your elected officials. Make DC listen.)
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To: Nachum

OMG I loved them. I remember as a kid watching them. Planning to someday get the dvd. These shows are no longer shown on TV.


25 posted on 09/29/2013 8:19:38 PM PDT by Patriot Babe
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To: Nachum

Not if the government employee’s shut down. That would be funny. What’s he going to do — walk?


26 posted on 09/29/2013 8:25:27 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks Nachum.
The president will visit Indonesia, where he grew up as a boy, and the Philippines as part of a trip that will include attendance at an economic summit. The flying time alone on Air Force One will cost millions of dollars, at a time when the government could be temporarily out of money.
Hey, get off his back, there is Jihad to be planned!


27 posted on 09/29/2013 8:27:04 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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To: depressed in 06

and cancel the money for the fuel for the flight home.


28 posted on 09/29/2013 8:35:29 PM PDT by Pikachu_Dad (Impeach Sen Quinn)
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To: workerbee

Am I the only one that sees the symbol of the revered Egypt Pharaohs emanating above the won’s head???

Grace be to you revered our Zer0 Allah!


29 posted on 09/29/2013 8:38:42 PM PDT by Noob1999 (Loose Lips, Sink Ships)
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To: Nachum

Why would mac daddy miss a tax payer pleasure trip, $100,000,000.00, when there is a possibility of a shut down looming?

Oh wait he has his trained mindless sock puppet to clean up the mess he has caused, besides he it beneath his own self importance to be bothered by such minor problems when they affect his wasting of the tax payers money.


30 posted on 09/29/2013 8:41:50 PM PDT by chiefqc
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To: Noob1999
Am I the only one that sees the symbol of the revered Egypt Pharaohs emanating above the won’s head???

They used to give him a halo. Now he looks like Napoleon, the little emperor. It fits.

31 posted on 09/29/2013 8:43:19 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: St_Thomas_Aquinas

Hey, don’t insult Napoleon, he worked!


32 posted on 09/29/2013 8:56:02 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: chiefqc

Why so angry...he won 2 elections.(What’s $ to an activist....not his) FOBAMA.


33 posted on 09/29/2013 8:58:45 PM PDT by riggofan
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To: St_Thomas_Aquinas

Pencil


34 posted on 09/29/2013 8:58:46 PM PDT by riggofan
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To: Nachum

Fly him over there and bring the plane back without him. Oh and take his family without Bo with him.


35 posted on 09/29/2013 9:06:30 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Nachum; MestaMachine; Rushmore Rocks; Oorang; sweetiepiezer; txnuke; La Lydia; aragorn; Velveeta; ..
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Shutdown or no, 0hbama's Asia trip is still a go

With the prospects growing of a government shutdown on Tuesday, the black hut said Thursday that _resident 0hbama has no intention of postponing a week-long trip to Asia that begins Oct. 6.

The _resident will visit Indonesia, where he grew up as a boy, and the Philippines as part of a trip that will include attendance at an economic summit. The flying time alone on Air Force One will cost millions of dollars..."

36 posted on 09/29/2013 9:09:49 PM PDT by LucyT
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To: Nachum

Why wouldn’t it be a go? The debt ceiling was surpassed four months ago, but that didn’t stop Obama from taking more money from the Fed and spending it. Why will October 1 be any different?


37 posted on 09/29/2013 9:29:11 PM PDT by Hoodat (BENGHAZI - 4 KILLED, 2 MIA)
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To: Nachum

If he goes on a trip when DC is shut down them the GOP has won. Juxtapose pictures of Obama feasting while DC offices are empty.


38 posted on 09/29/2013 9:36:14 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (The Presidency is broken.)
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To: tumblindice

We might see harry Reid cave on this one.
The party can’t successfully explain Obama’s
asian trip with the government shut down.
This is why the pressure was on the Repubs
to come up with something acceptable.


39 posted on 09/29/2013 10:56:15 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: LucyT

I pray that his Asian trip is “one way,” with the plane coming back empty.


40 posted on 09/30/2013 2:13:48 AM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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To: Candor7

“I pray that his Asian trip is “one way,” with the plane coming back empty.”...

The plane doesn’t have to leave if someone got real busy real fast. Take the wheels off the damn plane, don’t fill the gas tanks, remove all the seats, arrest the pilots and crews, do what ever is necessary to keep the jerk right here (jail him?).

He is rubbing his power in the face of the American people. The trips he is aways taking are all to cause distractions away from his numerous scandals and NOBODY has the backbone to shut him down.


41 posted on 09/30/2013 4:20:00 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: LucyT

Time to defund Obomba


42 posted on 09/30/2013 6:27:04 AM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then)
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To: Nachum

Have plane...will travel. Loser.


43 posted on 09/30/2013 6:30:52 AM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Rehabilitation Camp?)
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To: Nachum

Have plane...will travel. Loser.


44 posted on 09/30/2013 6:30:53 AM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Rehabilitation Camp?)
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To: Nachum

Have plane...will travel. Loser.


45 posted on 09/30/2013 6:30:53 AM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Rehabilitation Camp?)
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To: depressed in 06
For Allah’s sake, don’t forget the golf clubs.

Beat me to it! There's some great golf courses there, I've heard.

46 posted on 09/30/2013 6:48:12 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Noob1999

First thing that caught my eye!


47 posted on 10/01/2013 10:13:15 AM PDT by toldyou (Even if the voices aren't real, they have some pretty good ideas.)
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