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See what you bought Michelle Obama for her 50th birthday
BizPac Review ^ | January 5, 2014 | Joe Saunders

Posted on 01/06/2014 10:36:05 AM PST by Farnsworth

What do you get for the first lady who has everything?

Try a few more days in sun-kissed Hawaii for Michelle Obama while her husband and two daughters return to Washington – so she and her Praetorian guard of Secret Service agents and assorted hangers-on can stay on the islands at no small expense to the taxpayers.

The New York Times is reporting the first lady is staying put “for several days to spend time with friends in advance of her upcoming 50th birthday” – and staying away from the hustle and bustle of her onerous White House duties.

The few extra days, The Times reported, “are part of the president’s birthday gift to his wife, who turns 50 on Jan. 17.”

First, the first lady isn’t a cheap date. The cost of the extra few days isn’t known yet, but when she traveled to the islands ahead of the president in 2011, the White House Dossier website estimated the separate travel would cost about $100,000, including about $60,000 for a separate Air Force jet to carry her ladyship. Then, throw in staffing salaries, and we’re getting into the six-figure range (to put that in terms Democrats understand, that’s about the annual salaries of two public-school teachers in Kentucky — or one no-show public-employee union job in Detroit)

It’s the kind of perfect analogy for Democrats’ idea of government that The Obamaphile Times wouldn’t think of: Barack Obama generously “gives” Michelle the gift of a few days away from him in Hawaii, virtually all of it paid for at taxpayers’ expense – taxpayers of a country, remember, that the first lady once called “downright mean.”

So this year, a little Hawaiian R&R is what you got for a first lady who has everything – everything but class.

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KEYWORDS: flotusmichelle; hawaii; michelle; michellebirthday; mooch; moochelle; obamavacation; vacation
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MooChelle or Moochelle fits.
1 posted on 01/06/2014 10:36:06 AM PST by Farnsworth
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To: Farnsworth

I’m still shocked that the dogs didn’t get their own air transport this time!


2 posted on 01/06/2014 10:37:16 AM PST by nascarnation (I'm hiring Jack Palladino to investigate Baraq's golf scores.)
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To: nascarnation

whaaaaaaat?? This time? you mean they flew their dogs separately once before???


3 posted on 01/06/2014 10:39:25 AM PST by Farnsworth (Now playing in America: "Stupid is the new normal")
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5 posted on 01/06/2014 10:42:00 AM PST by deoetdoctrinae (Gun-free zones are playgrounds for felons.)
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6 posted on 01/06/2014 10:42:23 AM PST by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: Gaffer

“Let them eat cake” no, on second thought, I’ll eat that and your little dog too.


8 posted on 01/06/2014 10:42:40 AM PST by Farnsworth (Now playing in America: "Stupid is the new normal")
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To: Farnsworth

Does their dog get lei’ed after he gets off his OWN inter-island Osprey..?


9 posted on 01/06/2014 10:45:19 AM PST by gaijin
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To: nascarnation

Bo had his own private jet to Maine a couple years ago, with Reggie as leash holder. Great photos of them disembarking together

Bo has also had his own motorcade thru DC
Not sure about Reggie


10 posted on 01/06/2014 10:46:02 AM PST by silverleaf (Age takes a toll: Please have exact change)
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To: Farnsworth

I’m really hoping that Heaven has a ‘reality TV show’ where everyone there can watch their nemeses endure their time in Hell.


11 posted on 01/06/2014 10:46:29 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: Farnsworth

These people are pigs. I pray to God that someday, both of them will end up in prison. The gallows would be even cheaper.


12 posted on 01/06/2014 10:46:33 AM PST by fatnotlazy
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To: Farnsworth

For the first time in her life she’s proud to be an American.

I detest this woman.

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14 posted on 01/06/2014 10:47:43 AM PST by Mears
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THE OHAHAS LIVE LIKE BILLIONAIRES ON OUR DIME---NRO tallied what taxpayers are paying for the Ohaha's to live large on the taxpayers' dime: a grand total of $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 president’s dog ($102,000 per year), Ohaha's royal motorcade ($2.2 million). $100 million alone for the African apology tour.

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$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.

There's the $100 million trip to Africa not including the foreign aid billions he handed out to these oil-rich satraps. Serial Ohaha vacations cost taxpayers millions---- (the low estimate for Ohaha's last Hawaii vacay was $4 million, but the true cost is probably five times that); Mrs o spent $3900 PER NIGHT in the Grace Kelly suite in Ireland PLUS 30 more rooms for her entourage.

Grace Kelly hotel suite.

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AND GET THIS---TAXPAYERS SUFFERED RUINOUS HEALTHCARE CANCELLATIONS--BUT THEY PAY $7 MILLION FOR THE OBAMAS HEALTHCARE---NRO found the first family’s yearly health-care costs Americans $7 million; the reason why Boobamba himself was "enrolled" last month --and not his family.

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More than $6 million is spent on the White House grounds each year. Transportation costs were a staggering $346 million last year.

The O' kids were flying around to the Bahamas and Sun Valley.....while US kids were shut out of the WH supposedly due to sequestration Secret Service cutbacks. The O's galivanting teen daughter was spotted in NYC---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.

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Mrs O wore her pricey diamond bangles (bought on a govt salary?) at a DNC fund-raiser, attended by "tolerant and compassionate" Dems....raised big bucks to keep Mr O in office so he could work for "the poor." Her diamond Gothic cuff 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.

Mrs O wowed all the "tolerant and compassionate" Dems who hate the rich and support endless tax-paid programs "for the poor."

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Mrs O has 24 assistants at her beck and call.
Her wardrobe, nails and hair are subsidized w/ US tax dollars.

15 posted on 01/06/2014 10:48:00 AM PST by Liz
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To: Liz

“Mrs O has 24 assistants at her beck and call.
Her wardrobe, nails and hair are subsidized w/ US tax dollars.”

And the bitch is still fugly.


17 posted on 01/06/2014 10:50:36 AM PST by Stormdog (A rifle transforms one from subject to Citizen)
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To: Farnsworth

Send her to vacation in North Korea with Denis Rodman. She would feed a pack of starving dogs for a month!


19 posted on 01/06/2014 10:52:25 AM PST by Beagle8U (Unions are Affirmative Action for Slackers! .)
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To: Farnsworth

Moochelle was promised by Rev. Wright and Jesse Jackson that if she married Barry all of her money worries would go away and she would be set for life.


21 posted on 01/06/2014 10:53:02 AM PST by Slyfox (We want our pre-existing HEALTH INSURANCE back!)
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22 posted on 01/06/2014 10:54:52 AM PST by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: Farnsworth

Isn’t it racist to ask a Black person what they do with your money?


23 posted on 01/06/2014 10:55:50 AM PST by blam
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To: F15Eagle

Of course. 53% of the American people are rather stupid, so they figure, why not rip them off?

Isn’t it like 47% of the American people are NOT EVEN TAXPAYERS? So they don’t care.


25 posted on 01/06/2014 10:57:40 AM PST by NEMDF
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27 posted on 01/06/2014 10:58:43 AM PST by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: Farnsworth

If we could just vote her off the island it would have been money well spent


29 posted on 01/06/2014 11:02:33 AM PST by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: Farnsworth

Is she sleeping on the beach or in the millionaires and billionaires hacienda?


30 posted on 01/06/2014 11:03:04 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: Gaffer

I like your idea! Shadenfreude in the billowing clouds. Consult your TV Guides.


34 posted on 01/06/2014 11:13:16 AM PST by lee martell
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To: Farnsworth; left that other site; cyn; MeshugeMikey; Yehuda
A generous, forced gift from the American People. The greedy, foolish, corrupt, thieving, blaspheming Obamas mock God but God is not mocked.

Proverbs 25

21. If your enemy be hungry, give him bread to eat; and if he is thirsty, give him water to drink:
22. For you shall heap coals of fire upon his head, and the Lord shall reward you:

The Obamas are fattening themselves up to be the center of their own luau.

Kālua is a traditional Hawaiian cooking method that utilizes an imu, a type of underground oven. The word kālua, which literally means "to cook in an underground oven", may also be used to describe the food cooked in this manner, such as kālua pig or kālua turkey, which are commonly served at luau feasts. The same method of cooking can be found in Sardinia, a Mediterranean island, and it's called carraxiau.

Traditionally, a fire using koa wood is built in a sand or dirt pit called the imu. The pit is usually about 6 feet (1.8 m) long, 4 feet (1.2 m) wide and 3 ft (90 cm) deep. Rocks are then placed in the pit to retain cooking heat long after the flames have burned down. Once the rocks have become extremely hot, the hole is lined with traditional vegetation, such as banana leaves. The meat to be cooked is salted, rubbed with herbs, stuffed with more hot rocks, then wrapped with ti and banana leaves. To maintain even heating and to retain the meat's natural moisture, the meat is covered with wet burlap, then with a layer of sand or soil. The meat is then left to cook in the pit for six to seven hours, absorbing smoke and steam from the koa wood and banana leaves. When the meat is fully cooked, it is removed from the imu and shredded. This is done to allow the melted fat to mix with the meat to help maintain its uniform consistency and flavor.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kalua


35 posted on 01/06/2014 11:20:24 AM PST by Ezekiel (All who mourn the destruction of America merit the celebration of her rebirth.)
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To: Farnsworth

I’d gladly pay for the whole bunch to stay on vacation for the next 3 years. Might even throw in another 4 years by the looks of things.


36 posted on 01/06/2014 11:20:50 AM PST by bgill
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The moderator sure has been busy on this post. Ya’ll behave now! Michelle O, has always been a Hot Button Topic. Remember during the first campaign, some magazine had a drawing of her with a big Angela Davis fro, and Barack in his Kenyan Dashiki, giving each other the high five, like, “We sure fooled those sukkas!, Didn’t we, Baby?”


37 posted on 01/06/2014 11:23:56 AM PST by lee martell
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To: F15Eagle

... meanwhile, schedule that visit by the Danish PM, pronto...


38 posted on 01/06/2014 11:25:06 AM PST by SpinnerWebb (In 2012 you will awaken from your HOPEnosis and have no recollection of this... "Constitution")
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To: Ezekiel

Kalua Pig!

Mmmmmmmmmmmm Mmmmmmmmmmm Mmmmmmmmmmm


39 posted on 01/06/2014 11:25:42 AM PST by left that other site
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To: blam

It is racist to ask a black person...anything.


40 posted on 01/06/2014 11:26:56 AM PST by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alterations: The acronym defines the science.)
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To: Farnsworth

Probably an operation to shrink the size of her backside was beyond existing technology.


41 posted on 01/06/2014 11:28:12 AM PST by Zathras
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To: Zathras

Indeed.

Queen’s Medical Center is good...but not THAT advanced!


42 posted on 01/06/2014 11:31:31 AM PST by left that other site
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To: ETL

Hope the mosquitoes weren’t out in force...


43 posted on 01/06/2014 11:34:55 AM PST by jughandle
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To: Farnsworth
and staying away from the hustle and bustle of her onerous White House duties.

Uh huh. And Jarrett, Eric Holder's wife and Oprah are all there with her to "relax"?

No, this will be a political planning session with Jarrett at the head.

44 posted on 01/06/2014 11:49:53 AM PST by what's up
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To: Mears

I do too, more than Hillary


45 posted on 01/06/2014 11:54:38 AM PST by Farnsworth (Now playing in America: "Stupid is the new normal")
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To: F15Eagle

is that reggie love’s code name???


46 posted on 01/06/2014 11:55:28 AM PST by Farnsworth (Now playing in America: "Stupid is the new normal")
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To: Beagle8U

I thought she was Dennis Rodman? No, on second thought, she looks more like Patrick Ewing


47 posted on 01/06/2014 11:56:51 AM PST by Farnsworth (Now playing in America: "Stupid is the new normal")
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To: F15Eagle

“53% of the American people are rather stupid”

LOL, I used that same comment on liberal sites.


48 posted on 01/06/2014 11:58:00 AM PST by Farnsworth (Now playing in America: "Stupid is the new normal")
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To: Slyfox

I bet and she’s collecting big time.


49 posted on 01/06/2014 11:58:46 AM PST by Farnsworth (Now playing in America: "Stupid is the new normal")
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To: ETL

Class vs. A$$


50 posted on 01/06/2014 11:59:32 AM PST by Farnsworth (Now playing in America: "Stupid is the new normal")
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