Skip to comments.Happy birthday Michelle from all of US! Taxpayers foot the bill for First Lady's extended..
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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...wonder how much Orca IS SOAKING the US tax payer for....
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?
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.
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!”
And just imagine how generous we'd be if we weren't such a "mean country," according to Michelle!
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.
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!
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...
( insert rude, obnoxious comment here )
Commiserations. But you responded to a now-removed post of mine.
What a power trip!
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
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.