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Some not excited about Obama visit (Ocean Reef Club)
Keys News ^ | March 7, 2014 | Josh Gore

Posted on 03/07/2014 8:35:04 AM PST by maggief

Not all Ocean Reef Club residents will welcome the president with open arms if he visits this weekend.

President Barack Obama is scheduled to be in Miami Friday to speak about education at Coral Reef High School. A Chicago Sun-Times blog, citing anonymous sources, said he then planned to join his family at the gated Ocean Reef Club for a weekend getaway.

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While White House and Ocean Reef officials have refused to confirm the visit, several employees of the exclusive club say Secret Service agents are on the property. No-fly zones are also in place this weekend for parts of Key Largo and Homestead, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

Meanwhile, some mem- bers of the solidly Republican enclave have expressed out- rage about the pending visit.

“President Obama has done nothing but degrade and punish the ‘one percent’ of Americans who have done the most for this country,” accord- ing to an email to Ocean Reef Club board members signed by residents Joe and Fran Murphy.

“To have a man here who hates us, who has divided

See REACTION, Page 3A

1 posted on 03/07/2014 8:35:04 AM PST by maggief
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To: maggief

http://www.suntimes.com/news/sneed/26030820-452/sneed-obamas-outing-riles-up-ritzy-golf-club-members.html

Described in a Miami Herald blog as “about as far away from middle class as you can get in Key Largo,” the Ocean Reef Club is home to some of the nation’s wealthiest families.

“Many of the club members don’t want their peaceful enclave to be disturbed by a man who will bring a flood of publicity, Secret Service and unwelcome visitors,” said a Sneed source. “And they have been very vocal about expressing their feelings to the Ocean Reef board.”

Added another Sneed source: “They don’t feel welcoming to someone who they feel disdains their largess and lifestyle.”

On Tuesday, Sneed tipped that a brace of helicopters would transport the president and his entourage to the wealthy gated community. Although the White House would not comment, an Ocean Reef board spokesman verified by phone that the president was coming.

On Thursday, the Federal Aviation Administration issued temporary flight restrictions over Key Largo from Friday through Sunday so pilots will avoid the area, according to their website.

http://www.theblaze.com/blog/2014/03/05/is-obama-focusing-on-income-inequality-from-behind-the-walls-of-an-exclusive-gated-community-this-weekend/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=story&utm_campaign=ShareButtons—Devoid

Five helicopters, 57 Secret Service agents? Obama’s trip to a posh golf club not many know about

http://www.reefclub-realestate.com/default.aspx

http://www.reefclub-realestate.com/oceanreefcarrycosts

Estimated Property Ownerships Costs

Ocean Reef 2013-2014

The estimates and guidelines outlined serve you as a quick, ballpark glance at the various costs associated with the enjoyment of property ownership within Ocean Reef and the Ocean Reef Club. Actual costs vary and change. When you select a few properties as candidates for ownership specific costs can be calculated. Consult with Bob or Pamela Evans to “drill down” on actual numbers, etc.

Some items to think about in the 2013-2014 season…………..

ITEM

Description

Note

ORC Equity Membership acquisition

$200,000- Equity plus $15,000- Capital Improvement ($215,000 Total)

1

ORC Equity Membership annual dues

$9,916 for 2014 annual. Various golf options available.

1

ORC Capital Assessment

From $2,500 to $3,300 annually- is a current good estimate. Typically comprised of Operating assessment, fire department fees, and a capital assessment. 2014 is $3,285.

1

ORC Operating assessment

Club bylaws allow it but currently $0-

1

ORCA Membership Dues

Fees about $2,800- to $4,470- based on category of property type.

http://www.russellpostsir.com/eng/sales/usa/featured-alt/gallery-view

Real Estate Listings

http://www.zerohedge.com/article/most-recent-recipient-obamas-middle-class-funded-generosity-key-largos-ocean-reef-club-mega-

A reader submits the following disclosure released by Ocean Reef Club, a country club, which very much unlike America’s 35 million food-stamp recipients, has roughly a $35 million net worth cutoff for members, who enjoy such amenities as 100 foot yachts, a private airport, and two golf courses. It is precisely in connection with golf that we see these very needy multi-millionaires follow in Wall Street’s footsteps and proceed to redistribute wealth away from those who actually work for their money, to those who merely use the dollar as a temporary (or otherwise) replacement for one-ply Cottonelle.

(more at link)

http://www.oceanreef.com/Membership/FAQ-1924.html

Do any famous people live or belong to the club?
One of the great features of a private club such as Ocean Reef is the privacy. Many of our members can come with their family and feel that they are home, away from prying eyes and curious onlookers. Someone famous, whether from business or entertainment is just like everyone else here at the club, a member.

http://www.mcor.org/Portals/0/Documents/MCOR_2011-12_Annual_Report.pdf

OCEAN REEF MEDICAL CENTER FOUNDATION
THE MEDICAL CENTER AT OCEAN REEF 2011-2012 ANNUAL REPORT

Founders Recognition....................................................................11 Founders Society Contributors .................................................... 12 Annual Donors Recognition.........................................................22 Annual Contributors ..................................................................... 23


2 posted on 03/07/2014 8:36:51 AM PST by maggief
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To: crosslink; hoosiermama; LucyT

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/mar/7/obamas-bidens-jetting-warm-resorts-mini-vacations/

The White House has rented several houses at the upscale Ocean Reef Club in North Key Largo, one of the most exclusive resorts in the nation. The private community features 36 holes of golf, a salon and spa, more than a dozen restaurants, and a 175-slip marina.
“This is a place where we can be ourselves — a place where privacy is paramount, security is assured, and family comes first,” the club’s web site boasts. “We are in a league of our own.”


3 posted on 03/07/2014 8:39:47 AM PST by maggief
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To: maggief

Miami traffic is already horrible.


4 posted on 03/07/2014 8:40:51 AM PST by ryan71 (The Partisans)
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To: maggief

still waiting for you and your racist wife to “put some skin in the game”


5 posted on 03/07/2014 8:44:17 AM PST by 12th_Monkey (One man one vote is a big fail, when the "one" man is an idiot.)
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To: maggief

Just WOW!


6 posted on 03/07/2014 8:50:26 AM PST by defconw (Well now what?)
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To: maggief

I spent a week at ocean reef club, years ago.

It’s the last place that moslem terrorist enemy combatant belongs.

I’d be livid if I paid $__________ for Ocean Reef membership only to wake up as that jihadi rolled in with his Moslem Brotherhood bodyguards.


7 posted on 03/07/2014 8:52:22 AM PST by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: LyinLibs

Doesn’t Ocean Reef do basic background checks before allowing people in there around their millionaire members?

Hussein can’t pass E-Verify.

He can’t pass the background check to become a janitor at a government building.


8 posted on 03/07/2014 8:54:41 AM PST by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: LyinLibs

Soebarkah is probably casing the joint for a Moslem Brotherhood attack.


9 posted on 03/07/2014 8:55:28 AM PST by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: LyinLibs

Shut down private airport, golf course, roads, and restaurants during spring break? Looks like a giant FU to the residents.


10 posted on 03/07/2014 8:56:01 AM PST by maggief
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To: maggief
"Not all Ocean Reef Club residents will welcome the president with open arms if he visits this weekend."

Racists!!!!!

11 posted on 03/07/2014 9:00:14 AM PST by DJ Frisat ((optional, printed after my name on post))
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To: maggief

Obama and his ilk aren’t ‘gated community’ types. If anything they are the sort that ‘barred’ applies.


12 posted on 03/07/2014 9:03:47 AM PST by Gaffer (Comprehensive Immigration Reform is just another name for Comprehensive Capitulation)
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To: maggief

Is it too much to hope that he defects to Cuba? It’s only 90 miles...


13 posted on 03/07/2014 9:05:09 AM PST by null and void ( Obama is Law-Less because Republican "leaders" are BALL-LESS!!)
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To: crosslink

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zqv8x60qbPQ

OceanReefClubHomes.com presents The Ocean Reef Club in Key Largo Florida


14 posted on 03/07/2014 9:07:00 AM PST by maggief
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To: LyinLibs

I have friends who are seasonal employees in various parks and resorts. Some of ushave spent a winter season at ‘Ocean Greef”.

It’s about as ‘wasp’ as you can get.

This is another ‘in your face’ by Obama.

This couple brings new lows to the term ‘new money’.

All the time flashing their platitnum EBT card.


15 posted on 03/07/2014 9:10:28 AM PST by maine yankee (I got my Governor at 'Marden's')
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To: maggief

The White House rented the properties? Does this mean I’m paying for their stay??


16 posted on 03/07/2014 9:12:52 AM PST by cardinal4
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To: maggief

Exactly, I’m sure the conversation between he and mooch went something like: “What do you say, lets go down there and piss off some rich white people”. I wouldn’t doubt that a bit.


17 posted on 03/07/2014 9:15:05 AM PST by deweyfrank
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To: maggief
Described in a Miami Herald blog as “about as far away from middle class as you can get in Key Largo,” the Ocean Reef Club is home to some of the nation’s wealthiest families.

The top one percent of the top one percent. Where are the protesters?

18 posted on 03/07/2014 9:17:02 AM PST by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: maggief

Greta work Maggie, This is sickening.


19 posted on 03/07/2014 9:17:50 AM PST by crosslink (Moderates should play in the middle of a busy street)
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To: maggief

In further news...

It was announced today that Barack Obama has issued an Executive Order rescinding Daylight Savings Time this weekend as he did not want to lose an hour of playtime.


20 posted on 03/07/2014 9:22:39 AM PST by anonsquared
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To: maggief

Incentive to determine his real background?


21 posted on 03/07/2014 9:29:05 AM PST by RebelTXRose
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To: deweyfrank; LucyT; SoFloFreeper

Rumor has it that a torn US Dollar Bill soaked in Canadian Tar Sand Crude has been used in the past to put Soetoro-Obama into a very lengthy Liberal Lead-From-Behind trance.

Display suggestion locations from the internet have not yet shown a preferred optimum display location.

Best internet advice so far: “Watch your back!” and “Don’t trust anything that Soetoro-Obama says.”


22 posted on 03/07/2014 9:30:02 AM PST by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: cardinal4

I would guess 0 is picking up less than 1% of the tab.

http://miami.cbslocal.com/2014/03/05/president-first-lady-scheduled-to-visit-coral-reef-high-school/

President & First Lady Scheduled To Visit Coral Reef High School

http://www.theblaze.com/blog/2014/03/05/is-obama-focusing-on-income-inequality-from-behind-the-walls-of-an-exclusive-gated-community-this-weekend/

On Tuesday, the Chicago Sun Times reported that the Obamas are headed to Ocean Reef for a weekend of “gab and golf.” Michael Sneed’s political gossip column claimed that the family was renting “five houses on the uber-politically conservative compound.” Sneed also stated that the guests would be arriving in five helicopters. TheBlaze cannot confirm that five helicopters will be used to bring the Obamas and their guests to Ocean Reef, but a helicopter arrival is likely as Air Force One is too large for the local airport and will probably have to land at Homestead Air Force Base (about 30 miles from Key Largo).


23 posted on 03/07/2014 9:31:46 AM PST by maggief
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To: maggief

Lots and lots of CEOs at Ocean Reef. My son goes down their every year as his father-in-law owns 2 places. My son is blown away by the amount of wealth at this place. One major owner I know of is the guy who owns Stryker, a big Obama fan. Actually my son’s fil is also an Obama supporter.


24 posted on 03/07/2014 9:39:54 AM PST by surrey
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To: maggief

Does Choomer Boy go anywhere that is cold in winter other than in DC?


25 posted on 03/07/2014 9:54:16 AM PST by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: maggief

Is this a family weekend or romantic get away with Reggie?


26 posted on 03/07/2014 9:54:59 AM PST by Rebelbase (Tagline: optional, printed after your name on post)
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To: surrey; crosslink

Thanks.

http://www.mlive.com/news/kalamazoo/index.ssf/2012/10/jon_stryker_one_of_top_5_dono.html

Kalamazoo billionaire Jon Stryker one of top 5 donors to President Barack Obama

//

Rhonda Stryker

http://www.mcor.org/Portals/0/Documents/MCOR_2011-12_Annual_Report.pdf

http://www.forbes.com/profile/ronda-stryker/


27 posted on 03/07/2014 9:57:35 AM PST by maggief
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To: maggief

The f-i-l and wife are on that list.


28 posted on 03/07/2014 10:04:11 AM PST by surrey
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To: surrey; crosslink

Michael Sneed description of an “uber-politically conservative compound” is BS.

I see Frank and Kathy Lee Gifford on the list, too. Gifford is related to Bobby and Ethel Kennedy through his daughter and grandkids.


29 posted on 03/07/2014 10:14:03 AM PST by maggief
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To: maggief
I spent some formative years docking at Ocean Reef, taking a 24' open fishing boat, with twin 85 Evinrude outboards. Sometimes traveling around to cross Florida Bay to Flamingo (no easy trip) back down to Marathon, and up the oceanside back to OR.

The place was spankin' new, then, and the first place I ever saw forklift stacked boatdocks.

I doubt those barns survived Andrew, twelve years later, and I can only imagine what the place looks like today.

I doubted I wanted to stop by and ruin my memories of what I think I remember about the place now, more than 40 years later.

Now, after Zero has left his taint there, I know I won't want to go back.

The man soils the ground he walks on.

30 posted on 03/07/2014 10:16:37 AM PST by Prospero (Si Deus trucido mihi, ego etiam fides Deus.)
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To: Prospero

There’s a video in post #14, if interested.


31 posted on 03/07/2014 10:23:34 AM PST by maggief
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To: maggief

Yes conservative like McCain, Romney Kennedy LOL


32 posted on 03/07/2014 10:27:59 AM PST by crosslink (Moderates should play in the middle of a busy street)
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To: maggief

Used to be some really rich muzzy Sheiks had homes in there. Hmmmmm!


33 posted on 03/07/2014 11:50:06 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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To: maggief

Having to put up with this jackass everytime he visits Kailua (where I live part time) I promise you Obama ENJOYS making your lives a living hell.

What’ll really be fun are the 24 hour fighter jet flyovers. You’re gonna love that. Having the entire neighborhood blocked off with car searches and ID checks just to get in and out of your own street are real fun too. Just don’t get mad at those poor secret service guys. They’re honorably doing their job. How anyone would take a bullet for that man is beyond my comprehension.


34 posted on 03/07/2014 1:13:14 PM PST by Organic Panic
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To: Gaffer

Hey Gaffer,
the Kennedy’s were blackballed from the Palm Beach Golf Clubs, Catholics ya know.
As for negro’s?
The staff,


35 posted on 03/07/2014 1:14:28 PM PST by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) obammy lied and lied and lied)
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To: maggief

Aren’t they long past overdue for a nice, long weekend at Hyde Park in Chicago?


36 posted on 03/07/2014 1:23:15 PM PST by EDINVA
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To: maggief
I don't know where some of this info comes from but memberships can run as high as 450,000. most of the members are solid pubbies and don't want zero there.ORC is the home of may billionaires they kicked many or the millionaires out years ago.
We made a delivery at the reef today and the traffic is murder.
The marina there is one of my customers.
37 posted on 03/07/2014 2:19:17 PM PST by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: maggief

actually I heard he was staying at the Anglers Club which is just outside of the ORC. My bet is that he probably has a list of heavy weight donors to collect from,no doubt.


38 posted on 03/07/2014 2:21:41 PM PST by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: Joe Boucher

I was using ‘barred’ as in ‘behind bars’.


39 posted on 03/07/2014 3:11:28 PM PST by Gaffer (Comprehensive Immigration Reform is just another name for Comprehensive Capitulation)
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