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Biden Vacations in Virgin Islands for Second Time in Three Months
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Posted on 03/07/2014 5:35:17 AM PST by Sub-Driver

Biden Vacations in Virgin Islands for Second Time in Three Months Daniel Halper March 7, 2014 7:01 AM

The White House announced that Vice President Joe Biden would spend the weekend vacationing in the U.S. Virgin Islands. It's his second vacation there in three months.

His White House schedule reads:

DAILY GUIDANCE FOR THE VICE PRESIDENT

Friday, March 7 – Sunday, March 9

The Vice President and Dr. Jill Biden will visit the U.S. Virgin Islands. There are no public events scheduled.

And as Geoff Earle of the New York Post reported on December 27, the vice president spent New Year's on the U.S. Virgin Islands.

"Vice President Biden doesn’t have to worry about playing second fiddle to his boss when it comes to tropical vacations," Earle reported.

"President Obama’s No. 2, and 2016 presidential prospect, jets Friday to the U.S. Virgin Islands aboard Air Force Two, the White House announced Thursday night. He’ll be there through New Year’s.

"That puts Biden just steps away from some of the Caribbean’s best snorkeling at the same time Obama is strolling Hawaii’s spectacular golf courses and hiking trails."


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bidenvacation; corruption
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1 posted on 03/07/2014 5:35:17 AM PST by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

They have see to the offshore accounts


2 posted on 03/07/2014 5:40:30 AM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Sub-Driver
The idiot can live there for all I care.I would care if he was spending millions of our money on his vacation like the Muslim and big rear does.. This is reported because WHY..could it be to take the heat off the up coming trips the Obama’s and their group will be taking..
3 posted on 03/07/2014 5:41:28 AM PST by PLD
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To: Sub-Driver

Vice President Joe Biden would spend the weekend vacationing in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Leaving Friday coming back Sunday? Not much of a vacation. I have done these types of trips and by the time you return you are ready for a vacation. It is exhausting especially if he goes back to work on Monday.


4 posted on 03/07/2014 5:42:10 AM PST by napscoordinator ( Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Which harlot is he hooking up with down there?


5 posted on 03/07/2014 5:43:01 AM PST by jimjohn (You don't get the kind of government you want, or the kind you need. You get the kind you deserve.)
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To: Sub-Driver

This administration fancies itself to be royalty.


6 posted on 03/07/2014 5:44:06 AM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Belay that. I see Jill’s coming too. Perhaps they are trying to figure a way of of the mess they know they’re in.


7 posted on 03/07/2014 5:44:11 AM PST by jimjohn (You don't get the kind of government you want, or the kind you need. You get the kind you deserve.)
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To: Sub-Driver

” Dr. Jill Biden “

Her degree is in English!


8 posted on 03/07/2014 5:46:46 AM PST by HereInTheHeartland (Obama lied; our healthcare died.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Did he take Amtrak?


9 posted on 03/07/2014 5:47:12 AM PST by jersey117
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To: All
FREEPER POST CIRCA 2012 I just returned from a Caribbean cruise. In St Thomas, US Virgin Islands, the guide pointed out a waterfront mansion and said it belonged to (ahem) Biden’s brother. He also said Air Force 2---the VP plane--frequently flies in and out.

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FREEPER POST Biden's son was once a lobbyist who made $1.8 million. He said it was legal because, when he had to lobby his dad, he sent someone else from the office. When Biden ran for VP, they had him quit the lobby gig and he went to work as a rookie broker at a hedge fund for $1.2 million.

Then Biden's son and brother launched a take-over of the hedge fund and it all gets murky after that. We always hear that Biden is broke but there is apparently more to it than that. Harry Reid has the same deal; his sons are “lobbyists”. You hire them if you want to talk to their dad.

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REFERENCE Biden's son Hunter Biden was previously a top official at PARADIGM Global Advisors, a hedge-fund holding company founded with Vice President Biden’s brother, James, and marketed by convicted finance fraudster Allen Stanford. As Paradigm chairman, Hunter Biden oversaw half a billion dollars of client money invested in hedge funds while remaining a lobbyist. Cooper chipped in $2 million for the ill-fated venture, which went down in flames amid nasty fraud lawsuits." (NOTE Stanford is now in jail but the Biden's got off scot-free.)

"Hi there, Americans. Obama put me in charge of the trillion dollar stimulus.
My son and brother are gonna help me disperse the money. "

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Offshore Fraudster had links to offshore fund run by VP Biden's relatives
Reuters on Yahoo | 2/23/09 | BY Ajay Kamalakaran

(Reuters) – A fund of offshore hedge funds run by two members of VP Joe Biden's family was marketed exclusively by offshore firms controlled by Texas financier Allen Stanford, charged by regulators with an $8 billion fraud, the Wall Street Journal said.

The Bidens $50 million fund was jointly branded between the Bidens' Paradigm Global Advisors LLC and the offshore Stanford Financial Group entity headquartered in Antigua, and was known as the Paradigm Stanford Capital Management Core Alternative Fund, the paper said. Stanford-related offshore companies marketed the Biden fund to investors and also invested about $2.7 million of their own money in the fund, the paper said, citing a lawyer for Paradigm.

Paradigm Global Advisors is owned through a holding company by the vice president Biden's son, Hunter, and Joe Biden's brother, James, according to the WSJ. Paradigm's attorney, Marc LoPresti, who represents Hunter Biden and James Biden, as well as Paradigm, told the paper he did not know which Stanford entity invested the roughly $2.7 million. (Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...

NOTE A lawyer for Hunter Biden and James Biden told reporters the Bidens NEVER met or communicated with Stanford. (/snicker)

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Biden snicks and snarks about the "one percenters"---but he doesn't refuse their money. Read on.

NY POST PAGE SIX---Obama still has some friends in investment banking. Chad Leat, managing director and chairman of Alternative Asset Group — Investment Banking at Citigroup Inc, is hosting a $10,000-a-plate dinner for Vice President Joe Biden on Aug. 24 at his home, The Barnyard in Bridgehampton. Leat is described in Hamptons Cottages and Gardens as a “banker, dedicated equestrian and imaginative host,” with an “elegant, but hip” home. On the table for discussion will undoubtedly be the economy and jobs. Probably not up for discussion will be that in 2008 Citigroup got a $45 billion government bailout in two installments .

SOURCEhttp://www.nypost.com/p/pagesix/bank_on_biden_ENPOT9A8JA2WkAzbYoNCgI#ixzz21ujanwHC

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NY POST PAGE SIX--- Nathan Lane will host an Obama fund-raiser attendedby Joe Joe Biden at the Bridgehampton home of Ellen Chesler and Matthew Mallow. The Aug. 24 event, called "East End for Obama," will feature a performance by singer James Taylor. Hosts include actress Julianne Moore, “Sopranos” star Edie Falco and Jane Holzer. This is one of the few Obama fund-raisers in the Hamptons, Chesler bragged and e-mailed media that the event “began in the arts community out East but has morphed into what we understand will be the major Obama campaign event this summer in the Hamptons.” Tickets range from $500 to $10,000 to join the host committee and get a photo with Biden

SOURCEhttp://www.nypost.com/p/pagesix/new_odd_couple_NauGUHaN4AmdoDKr60CluM#ixzz21uknQDmI

10 posted on 03/07/2014 5:51:43 AM PST by Liz
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To: Sub-Driver

Off shore banking accounts are my bet


11 posted on 03/07/2014 5:54:37 AM PST by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then or now)
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To: hoosiermama

hard copy signatures needed.


12 posted on 03/07/2014 6:15:43 AM PST by knarf (I say things that are true .. I have no proof .. but they're true.)
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To: jersey117

Give him credit, he tried to take Amtrak to keep the cost down.


13 posted on 03/07/2014 6:20:45 AM PST by Palio di Siena
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To: napscoordinator
" It is exhausting especially if he goes back to work on Monday."

LOL! What "work" would that be... other than making his daily scheduled stupid statements?

14 posted on 03/07/2014 6:34:44 AM PST by Flag_This (Liberalism: Kills countries dead.)
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To: Sub-Driver

This is big F...... News!


15 posted on 03/07/2014 6:44:09 AM PST by Dr. Ursus
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To: Sub-Driver

Prez goes to FL.

VP goes to Virgin Islands.

Vacay time.

Good thing there aren’t any international crises going on in the world right now.


16 posted on 03/07/2014 6:46:14 AM PST by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: yldstrk
They have see to the offshore accounts

Nice thought, but not offshore enough. These islands are U.S. Territory.

17 posted on 03/07/2014 6:50:28 AM PST by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: jimjohn

21st century version of Carter’s ‘hiding in the Rose Garden’.


18 posted on 03/07/2014 6:53:28 AM PST by ArtDodger
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To: ArtDodger
The only taxpayer paid vacay these various LIB/DIM degenerates deserve is in a federal penitentiary for their many crimes against Free America and the Constitution. As to “doctor” biden...what a bad joke.
19 posted on 03/07/2014 7:08:48 AM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: napscoordinator
It helps if you get VIP service
having your bags packed, don't worry about dog sitters or mail pickup while you're gone
taken to the airport by helo or chauffeured (never have to touch that baggage)
flown in private aircraft (no TSA)
delivered to your luxurious VIP condo (don't touch the baggage or even unpack it)
all meals prepped and served, drinks handed to you
and ditto for the return trip

“Dr Jill” ...

barf

20 posted on 03/07/2014 7:14:11 AM PST by silverleaf (Age takes a toll: Please have exact change)
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To: Starstruck

oh, shows you what I know


21 posted on 03/07/2014 7:28:01 AM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: silverleaf

Everybody had the same chance as Joe Biden to become Vice President but chose a different route. This is how it is. I don’t remember the bitching with Cheney. I think a weekend vacation is not a big deal. If you have issues, then run for President or at least get on the ticket as VP.


22 posted on 03/07/2014 7:43:16 AM PST by napscoordinator ( Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: napscoordinator

get over yourself

I was simply descibing why a weekend to the Virgin Islands is a lot more “vacation time” than a typical American would get. Show me factually where that was “bitching” or where the VP does not get the VIP treatment I descibed

As for Cheney getting a pass from public criticism....

LOL. Just LOL.


23 posted on 03/07/2014 7:47:42 AM PST by silverleaf (Age takes a toll: Please have exact change)
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To: hal ogen

Bad joke, yeah. But the joke is on us..


24 posted on 03/07/2014 8:06:47 AM PST by ArtDodger
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To: hoosiermama

Not so much - his brother (BIL?) has a house there. Biden is a joke, but this is no big deal.


25 posted on 03/07/2014 9:53:08 AM PST by Tandem (What ever happened to personal responsibility & self-reliance?)
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