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Happy birthday Michelle from all of US! Taxpayers foot the bill for First Lady's extended..
UK Daily Mail ^ | January 7, 2014 | David Martosko

Posted on 01/07/2014 7:11:00 AM PST by C19fan

When President Barack Obama suggested that his wife should spend extra time in paradise as an early birthday present, he was committing U.S. citizens to pay for the gift, whose costs will likely spiral into the hundreds of thousands of dollars. The White House conceded on Monday that the federal treasury will foot the bill to fly First Lady Michelle Obama back to Washington, D.C. on a separate government aircraft after she finishes her extended vacation at the palatial 12-bedroom Hawaii home of talk show legend Oprah Winfrey. Dedicated vehicles, Secret Service costs, and security sweeps of the Winfrey estate on Maui will add considerably to the total tab. A Fox News Channel reporter asked White House Press Secretary Jay Carney on Monday to clarify who would get the bill for Mrs. Obama's travel, and the spinner landed on taxpayers.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Hawaii
KEYWORDS: hawaii; michelle; michellebirthday; michelleobama; mooch; moochelle; obama; obamavacation
It's good to be the Queen!
1 posted on 01/07/2014 7:11:00 AM PST by C19fan
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To: C19fan

...wonder how much Orca IS SOAKING the US tax payer for....


2 posted on 01/07/2014 7:12:36 AM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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I read that every time Obama vacations in Hawaii, just the transportation and security costs alone are well over $3 million dollars. Her stay is expected to add another $300,000 to $500,000 to it (although I suspect that’s a low estimate).

But heck, what’s a half a million of our dollars when it makes Michelle happy? That’s what it’s all about, right?


3 posted on 01/07/2014 7:17:05 AM PST by livius
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To: livius

As of last night, the extra plane which flys to Hawaii with nobody on it to pick her up will cost taxpayers $800 thousand dollars.


4 posted on 01/07/2014 7:20:05 AM PST by dforest
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To: C19fan

Mooch has her wigs off, her shorts on, sits by the sea, reads these stories with Oprah and Valerie, takes another swig of her tropical drink, and sings “I don’t care! I love it!”


6 posted on 01/07/2014 7:24:16 AM PST by Yaelle
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To: livius
I read that every time Obama vacations in Hawaii, just the transportation and security costs alone are well over $3 million dollars. Her stay is expected to add another $300,000 to $500,000 to it

And just imagine how generous we'd be if we weren't such a "mean country," according to Michelle!

7 posted on 01/07/2014 7:27:52 AM PST by Nea Wood
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To: Gaffer

My health insurance: Cancelled

My job: can’t get to it in the freezing cold, so no pay

My kids: need to see doctors and dentists that I can’t afford

Being able to help pay for Michelle Obama to stay an extra two weeks in Hawaii: Oh, priceless. Just priceless.


8 posted on 01/07/2014 7:28:20 AM PST by Yaelle
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To: C19fan

And how about Oprah? A palatial 12-bedroom Hawaii home, eh? Those old white people, the ones Oprah’s so eager to see die, sure have been “racist” to her!


9 posted on 01/07/2014 7:29:13 AM PST by Nea Wood
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To: Yaelle

Almost as priceless as being forced at gunpoint to provide the funding for more guns to point at your head to take away more of your freedom...


10 posted on 01/07/2014 7:30:35 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: C19fan

( insert rude, obnoxious comment here )


11 posted on 01/07/2014 7:30:37 AM PST by 12th_Monkey
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To: Nea Wood

http://www.oprah.com/home/Oprahs-Hawaiian-Home/8


13 posted on 01/07/2014 7:32:18 AM PST by sheana
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To: Yaelle

Commiserations. But you responded to a now-removed post of mine.


14 posted on 01/07/2014 7:33:55 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: C19fan
I bet she has a painting of Imelda hanging over her fireplace. /s

What a power trip!

16 posted on 01/07/2014 7:54:51 AM PST by imardmd1 (Fiat Lux)
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What about the Obama’s walk from the White House to a Paid for 35 Million Hawaii beach house? Income equality?
17 posted on 01/07/2014 8:11:44 AM PST by scooby321
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To: C19fan

I hate loathe and despise that POS MOOchelle but need to point out in all fairness laura did take separate trips with out W.

I think if Moo wants to stay in Hawaii she should
we don’t need an America hating ho here on the mainland


18 posted on 01/07/2014 8:13:51 AM PST by RWGinger
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Better hurry home, Moochie. Barry smuggled a beach boy on Air Force One and plans to have a towel snapping party in the white Hut heated pool area . He’s sending the girls out for a weekend sleepover with one of the girls from the communist school you send them to.

Don’t look for your baby-sitting leach of a mother. He gave her a one-way ticket to Palookaville.

By the way, since your bedroom activities are very limited you might get in a little Hawaiian action yourself.


19 posted on 01/07/2014 8:25:33 AM PST by IbJensen (Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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To: IbJensen

Michelle probably caught Barry with Reggie Love and negotiated some time away from the fraud.


21 posted on 01/07/2014 8:32:12 AM PST by Andy from Chapel Hill
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To: sheana

I’ve got to give it to Oprah, if I had her money I’d picked the same places to live. Santa Barbara and Maui...not too shabby. Chicago she can have.


22 posted on 01/07/2014 8:42:06 AM PST by surrey
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To: C19fan

I hope the Wook is having a good time on our dime.


23 posted on 01/07/2014 8:42:50 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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24 posted on 01/07/2014 8:59:50 AM PST by Slyfox (We want our pre-existing HEALTH INSURANCE back!)
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To: C19fan

It’s called reparations.


25 posted on 01/07/2014 9:45:15 AM PST by samanella
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To: C19fan

Mauians overwhelmingly voted for these people in both elections . It serves them right that they are being soaked for their own tax dollars to support this little soire of uber wealthy divas at this time . Oprah however , needs to move back to Attala Co. and do something for her own people . She fits in Maui like a square peg in a round hole .


27 posted on 01/07/2014 10:38:15 AM PST by LeoWindhorse
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To: scooby321

I feel, someday, there’ll be an accounting.


28 posted on 01/07/2014 10:41:58 AM PST by imardmd1 (Fiat Lux)
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To: samanella

Reparations.

Livin large and gettin paid.


29 posted on 01/07/2014 12:18:06 PM PST by Texas resident
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To: C19fan
WORLD EXCLUSIVE: OBAMA DIVORCE BOMBSHELL!
30 posted on 01/14/2014 9:32:52 AM PST by TexasCajun
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