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Documents: Obama's Honolulu, Africa Flights Cost Taxpayers Nearly $16 Million
Breitbart ^ | 26 Mar 2014 | Matthew Boyle

Posted on 03/26/2014 7:12:30 PM PDT by Cheerio

New Air Force documents show that the tab to taxpayers for recent trips President Obama and his family took to Africa and Honolulu was nearly $16 million – and that's just for the flights.
The documents obtained by activist group Judicial Watch show the Africa trip required 35.5 flight hours. At a cost of $228,288 per flight hour, the total cost was a staggering $8,104,224.

For the Obamas' Christmas vacation in Honolulu, starting in December 2013 and ending in January 2014, the documents, obtained under the Freedom of Information Act, show the first family accumulated 36.9 total flight hours. At a cost of $210,877 per flight hour, the flight costs alone for that trip totaled $7,781,361.30, according to the Air Force documents.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government
KEYWORDS: obama



1 posted on 03/26/2014 7:12:30 PM PDT by Cheerio
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To: Cheerio

Yet a simple healthcare insurance website takes over a half a billion dollars. Very strange.


2 posted on 03/26/2014 7:17:43 PM PDT by posterchild
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To: Cheerio

It’s not JUST Obama having fun flying around up there. Let’s NOT forget the rest of the Democrats throwing their weight around all over the country, and the World.

Since the Democrats became the majority in 2009 having had the house, and the Senate since 2007 we see them in and out of our local military air field almost daily.

NEVER in all the years we have lived here have we seen so many Federal Government aircraft flying in and out of the local military airfield.

When the Republicans were in the majority with a Republican President I don’t recall but a couple of times seeing anything other than military aircraft, transports, and refuelers.

The Democrats seem to want to strut their stuff being BIG SHOTS.


3 posted on 03/26/2014 7:33:34 PM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will. They ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: Cheerio
And that is just for a few flights. Doesn't include ALL the flights they have taken since 2009.

And it doesn't include the bills for all the hotels and all the food and clothing and ice cream cones.

4 posted on 03/26/2014 7:43:14 PM PDT by Slyfox (When Jesus sees a momma holding her little baby, it reminds him of his own momma.)
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