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Amid crisis in Ukraine, Obama will vacation in Florida
American Thinker ^

Posted on 03/07/2014 8:39:04 AM PST by Sub-Driver

Amid crisis in Ukraine, Obama will vacation in Florida Rick Moran

What will it take to get President Obama to cancel a vacation? Apparently, the prospect of war in Ukraine doesn't rate forgoing a little fun in the sun for the Obamas. According to CNN, the White House schedule still shows the First Family jetting off t Key Largo following a presidential appearance in Florida.

Daily Caller reports this will be the third tax-payer financed vacation for the Obamas this year.

The foreign policy crisis has occupied the bulk of Obama’s workdays this week, though he’s also carved out time to introduce his budget proposal, press lawmakers to raise the minimum wage, and encourage Latinos to sign up for Obamacare – all topics Republicans fiercely oppose. On Friday the President visits a school in Miami to encourage more teenagers to apply for college financial aid.

It’s a balance Obama has attempted to strike throughout his presidency, from navigating the Arab Spring to sizing up the young new leader of North Korea – all while attempting to shore up a sputtering U.S. economy.

The President also isn’t letting the incursion of Russian troops into Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula prevent him and his family from enjoying a weekend away from Washington, currently beset by cold temperatures and sloppy piles of melting snow.

While the White House signaled earlier in the week that a long-planned getaway in South Florida could be nixed due to overseas events, the official presidential schedule still shows the commander-in-chief and his wife remaining in Key Largo for the weekend.

The President always vacations with a full retinue of aides and secure communications equipment, meaning the requirements of the job won’t be far away during Obama’s stay in the Florida Keys.

(Excerpt) Read more at americanthinker.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: obama; obamavacation; ukraine; ukrainecrisis
But of course!
1 posted on 03/07/2014 8:39:04 AM PST by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

We’re better off with him vacationing, and playing golf. He does less damage that way.


2 posted on 03/07/2014 8:40:01 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: Sub-Driver

friggin’ unbelievable......


3 posted on 03/07/2014 8:40:09 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Sub-Driver

Ya’ mean they were able to fit Her Royal Rumpass in on the same plane? I thought they had to ship her separately.


4 posted on 03/07/2014 8:45:54 AM PST by laweeks
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To: Sub-Driver

In all fairness, “O” has never had a REAL job so he doesn’t know how this stuff works.


5 posted on 03/07/2014 8:47:38 AM PST by SMARTY ("When you blame others, you give up your power to change." Robert Anthony)
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To: Sacajaweau

I was not worried that Obunghole and the 1st wookie would miss a chance to vacation on our dime.


6 posted on 03/07/2014 8:47:40 AM PST by jospehm20
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To: laweeks
please now,... please now.

we must afford the first couplet a lil...




7 posted on 03/07/2014 8:48:29 AM PST by MeshugeMikey (Jesus came to Save not Entertain / Ground John Kerry Now!)
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To: Sub-Driver
Amid crisis in Ukraine, Obama will vacation in Florida

Does Hussein declare the value of these taxpayer funded junkets on his income tax and pay tax on it?

I know that if a peasant like myself received an all expense paid vacay and didn't declare the value, the IRS gesstapo would be breaking down my door and freezing my accounts.

8 posted on 03/07/2014 8:48:41 AM PST by The Sons of Liberty (Who but a TYRANT shoves down another man's throat what he has exempted himself from?)
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To: dfwgator

9 posted on 03/07/2014 8:48:45 AM PST by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Sub-Driver
I can't help remembering all the criticism directed at past republican presidents by the DOG SQUEEZE in the news media for taking long weekends at their homes.

Now they attack anyone who criticizes this bum.

10 posted on 03/07/2014 8:48:51 AM PST by skeeter
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To: SMARTY



11 posted on 03/07/2014 8:49:56 AM PST by MeshugeMikey (Jesus came to Save not Entertain / Ground John Kerry Now!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Crisis? What crisis? Vladimir Putin is howling with laughter on the floor of his Kremlin office.


12 posted on 03/07/2014 8:50:02 AM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: Sub-Driver

I really don’t care if he goes on vacation, since he does it so often...I just wanted to skim the comments to see how many people guessed: South Beach!


13 posted on 03/07/2014 8:51:14 AM PST by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
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To: Sub-Driver

I am going to the Keys in May. Please don’t let him be there then.


14 posted on 03/07/2014 8:52:02 AM PST by manic4organic (It was nice knowing you, America.)
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To: Sub-Driver

and ifr the crisis was in Florida he’d be in the Ukraine.


15 posted on 03/07/2014 8:52:53 AM PST by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Spring Break 2014!!!!!! Party! Party! Party!


16 posted on 03/07/2014 8:53:23 AM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: dfwgator

Yup.


17 posted on 03/07/2014 8:55:46 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: laweeks

That’s only to carry her makeup..........


18 posted on 03/07/2014 8:56:35 AM PST by Sub-Driver (Proud member of the Republican wing of the Republican Party)
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To: LucyT

Pingeroo...


19 posted on 03/07/2014 8:56:41 AM PST by Old Sarge (TINVOWOOT: There Is No Voting Our Way Out Of This)
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To: Sub-Driver
Rumor has it
Zero is here in the Keys at an elite club called the Ocean Reef Club.
I just had a guy from there in my store and they are pissed that he’s there. They can’t find out who let him in since its a private club and someone had to let him in.

No one will admit to letting him in as a guest.

Since when does the Imperial President require an invitation???
20 posted on 03/07/2014 8:56:58 AM PST by null and void ( Obama is Law-Less because Republican "leaders" are BALL-LESS!!)
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

have the restored the $250,000 they need to conduct white house tours yet?


21 posted on 03/07/2014 8:59:33 AM PST by morphing libertarian
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To: Sub-Driver
That’s only to carry her makeup..........

Makeup? You must mean putty, shellac, spackle, and bondo.

22 posted on 03/07/2014 9:10:32 AM PST by laweeks
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To: Sub-Driver

And Kerry will be in the Caribbean, right?

Whatta bunch of douches


23 posted on 03/07/2014 9:11:24 AM PST by moovova
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To: Sub-Driver

And Biden is vacationing in the Virgin Islands...AGAIN..twice in 3 months.


24 posted on 03/07/2014 9:11:55 AM PST by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Sub-Driver
It’s a balance Obama has attempted to strike throughout his presidency, from navigating the disastrous Arab Spring to sizing up the young new leader of North Korea (he's short) – all while flailing around attempting to shore up a sputtering U.S. economy.
25 posted on 03/07/2014 9:22:30 AM PST by NewHampshireDuo
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To: moovova

So will Joe Biden.


26 posted on 03/07/2014 9:42:20 AM PST by gunner03
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To: null and void

My guess is he’s staying with Jon Stryker one of his biggest supporters. Not all of the residents of Ocean Reef are Republicans.


27 posted on 03/07/2014 10:15:15 AM PST by surrey
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To: Sub-Driver
"The President always vacations with a full retinue of aides and secure communications equipment, meaning the requirements of the job won’t be far away during Obama’s stay in the Florida Keys."

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He has a pen and a phone and a bitch-en' vacation in Florida, his third vacation this year.

Crimea must not be too much of an issue for B. Hussein O.

Putin - 1

Obama - 0

Merkel - 0

28 posted on 03/07/2014 10:16:01 AM PST by hummingbird (Mark Levin and Article 5. Period.)
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To: laweeks
"Ya’ mean they were able to fit Her Royal Rumpass in on the same plane? I thought they had to ship her separately."

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My pets who have traveled with me have always had to fly cargo when, I think, they should be first class!

There is a airline that caters to flying pets. Cargo often presents dangers to animals.

The owners of the pet airliner found a niche and filled it - Obama must hate that what with them being a small enterprise.

29 posted on 03/07/2014 10:21:37 AM PST by hummingbird (Mark Levin and Article 5. Period.)
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To: gunner03

I meant Biden...too much coffee today, not enough concentration on my part. Thx.


30 posted on 03/07/2014 10:36:23 AM PST by moovova
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To: Sub-Driver
I should think Key West would be more to Obuttboy's taste.


31 posted on 03/07/2014 10:38:07 AM PST by Dr. Thorne ("How long, O Lord, holy and true?" - Rev. 6:10)
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To: morphing libertarian

Good question - Oh wait, I think when the gop caved two times ago the tours were restarted.


32 posted on 03/07/2014 1:56:16 PM PST by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

hadn’t heard anything


33 posted on 03/07/2014 2:31:30 PM PST by morphing libertarian
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To: Sub-Driver

When the going gets tough, the poof goes golfing.


34 posted on 03/07/2014 7:46:25 PM PST by Some Fat Guy in L.A. (Still bitterly clinging to rational thought despite it's unfashionability)
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