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Barack Obama's first visit to Brussels to cost Belgium more than 10m
The Guardian ^ | 24 March 2014 | Leo Cendrowicz

Posted on 03/24/2014 9:48:34 PM PDT by Cheerio

Obama will arrive with 900-strong entourage, including 45 vehicles and three planes, and attend EU and Nato summits

As Belgium's capital and host to the EU and Nato, Brussels is used to deploying heavy security when big names pop by. But US President Barack Obama's visit on Tuesday will strain the city like never before with €10m (£8.4m) of Belgian money being spent to cover his 24 hours in the country.

The president will arrive on Tuesday night with a 900-strong entourage, including 45 vehicles and three cargo planes. Advance security teams orchestrating every last detail have combed Brussels already, checking the sewers and the major hospitals, while American military helicopters were last week given the green light for overflights. The city hosts at least four EU summits a year, with each of these gatherings costing €500,000 in extra police, military and transport expenses. "But this time round, you can multiply that figure by 20," said Brussels mayor, Yvan Mayeur.

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


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government
KEYWORDS: belgium; europeanunion; eussr; obama
REALLY?


1 posted on 03/24/2014 9:48:34 PM PDT by Cheerio
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To: Cheerio

Does anyone seriously think that The Won gives a fat rat’s patoot how much anyone has to pay for the blessings of his presence?


2 posted on 03/24/2014 9:52:26 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: TigersEye

Obama sucks and it sucks to have him around.


3 posted on 03/24/2014 9:58:58 PM PDT by Dalberg-Acton
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To: Cheerio
Barry Half-White.........

4 posted on 03/24/2014 10:00:56 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: Cheerio

Europeans love the circus. Hurry!Hurry!Hurry! The world famous Obama clown parade has arrived in Brussels for a special one day performance. Obama, Biden, Kerry , Reid and Pelosi. Come see America’s new leadership for the 21st century.


5 posted on 03/24/2014 10:00:58 PM PDT by allendale
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To: Cheerio

Just amazing that anyone can defend these frauds. While this arrogant pos is traveling one direction, his wife and kids are traveling the other direction. And both are flying on the same “AF 1” aircraft.

And why in the hell doesn’t the house cut this spending!


6 posted on 03/24/2014 10:26:20 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: Cheerio

It strikes me that maybe this Bronco Bama is paranoid that he won’t return home......


7 posted on 03/24/2014 10:30:34 PM PDT by CAluvdubya (Molon Labe)
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To: Cheerio

Why in God’s name would we need 900 people to move His Idiocy around? 900 people, what a waste!


8 posted on 03/24/2014 10:30:52 PM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: hosepipe

Barry Obama half black/ half White.... Trash!

100 Percent TOXIC


9 posted on 03/24/2014 10:43:10 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: Cheerio

he wants to eliminate a class of important missles at the savings of 128 Million

WHAT HAVE his vacations .....cost...this last year?

The emporer cant afford new clothes ON OUR DIME..


10 posted on 03/24/2014 10:45:00 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: hosepipe

How will this guy ever be able to afford himself after he gets off the public teat?


11 posted on 03/24/2014 10:57:27 PM PDT by glorgau
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To: Cheerio

I’ll pay $5 if they’ll keep him.


12 posted on 03/24/2014 10:58:11 PM PDT 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: glorgau

How will this guy ever be able to afford himself after he gets off the public teat?


He will be on the public teat for the rest of his days..
UNless the democrats martyr him to MLK him..


13 posted on 03/24/2014 11:54:29 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: glorgau

How will this guy ever be able to afford himself after he gets off the public teat?


He will be on the public teat for the rest of his days..
UNless the democrats martyr him to MLK him..


14 posted on 03/25/2014 12:00:32 AM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: hosepipe

HOW ON GOD’S GREEN EARTH CAN THE AMERICAN PUBLIC
CONTINUE TO BUY THIS INCOME EQUALITY CRAP FROM THIS
BIG SPENDING, BIG GOVERNMENT CLOWN!! YES I AM SCREAMING
IN CAPS!!! I ALSO JUST WANT TO THROW UP!! I CAN NO LONGER
TAKE THE WAY THESE TWO CONTINUE TO SPEND OUR MONEY!!!!


15 posted on 03/25/2014 12:03:32 AM PDT by Kit cat (OBummer must go)
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To: Cheerio

Will he be promoting pedophilia and child pornography like he did in Russia?


16 posted on 03/25/2014 12:28:07 AM PDT by kaehurowing
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WTF? ....WHY would this world-class idiot need 900 people to protect, feed and pamper him on a 24 hour trip?

I recall Bush 43 showing up in Iraq, unannounced to the public, to help serve Thanksgiving dinner to the troops. He didn’t waste the taxpayers’ dollars on excessive security anywhere he traveled.


17 posted on 03/25/2014 1:09:12 AM PDT by octex
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To: Cheerio

Narcissistic Personality Disorder is expensive.


18 posted on 03/25/2014 3:30:35 AM PDT by Old Yeller (In Latin, the word sinister means left. Which is appropriate for left-wingers.)
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To: Cheerio
There is no reason for these people to meet. They can teleconference.

Plenty of sneaky stuff going on I'm sure....I call it....."Flex Time".

19 posted on 03/25/2014 3:39:52 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: MeshugeMikey
WHAT HAVE his vacations .....cost...this last year?

Not sure but I find this article simply appalling.....

US taxpayers spent 2,422% more on Obama than Brits on the royal family

Posted on September 28, 2012 by Dr. Eowyn | 11 Comments

Last year, the POS and Mrs. POS spent $1.4 BILLION ($1,400,000,000) of taxpayer dollars, paid by the 49% of Americans suckers who still pay federal income taxes.

More at link


20 posted on 03/25/2014 7:49:22 AM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: Cheerio
hmmmmm that would buy a lot of Missiles...and pay a lot of Vet Benefits!!

I'd like to take this opportunity to award the obamas the coveted.....




21 posted on 03/25/2014 8:34:35 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: Cheerio
King Scamalot has arrived...!
22 posted on 03/25/2014 8:42:38 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Kit cat

I CAN NO LONGER TAKE THE WAY THESE TWO CONTINUE TO SPEND OUR MONEY!!!!


It’s not OUR money............ it’s Fiat money.. means nothing..
It’s just paper on a good day on a bad day it’s scribbles in a book..

If the givernment can tax what you OWN then you don’t own it, They do.. it’s rent..
AND they do and you don’t..

Suggest getting yer mind right.. America’s been Socialist for a long long time..
And Urp’s been Socialist for longer than that..

Socialism is for the MOST selfish...
Capitalism is for the Least selfish....
As Ayn Rand said; BUT ALL are selfish.. in degrees..

Currency is NOT money.. it’s not even assets.. it’s invoices to the federal reserve..
America has been COMPLETELY brain washed.. Yes you too.. Don’t get all uppity..


23 posted on 03/25/2014 2:01:39 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: Jim from C-Town
He needs 20 people at all times to kiss his hiney, 880 to "share the moment" and 900 total to make him feel important because deep down he knows that he's a pathetic douche. Image and video hosting by TinyPic
24 posted on 03/25/2014 7:28:55 PM PDT by ronjo
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