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Obamas depart for the weekend, minus the kids
The Hill ^ | 04/23/2010 | Christina Wilkie

Posted on 04/23/2010 9:31:17 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will depart Friday at noon for a vacation weekend in Asheville, N.C. But their two daughters, Sasha and Malia, are staying home.

The Obamas regularly visit the presidential retreat at Camp David on weekends, but when they do, it's always as a family, which includes the first lady's mother, Marian Robinson, who lives at the White House.

The first couple has no publicly scheduled events during the getaway, but according to NBC's Chuck Todd, a White House staffer suggested to the president that he could use the trip to meet with potential Supreme Court nominees outside of Washington. Obama nipped that idea in the bud, "Don't you even think about it," the president said.


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: North Carolina
KEYWORDS: flotusmichelle; obama; obamafamily
It was probably the kids idea.
1 posted on 04/23/2010 9:31:17 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd
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To: Responsibility2nd

How nice for them to be on never-ending vacation....


2 posted on 04/23/2010 9:32:12 AM PDT by Borax Queen
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To: Responsibility2nd
Obama nipped that idea in the bud, "Don't you even think about it,"

Lord forbid he do anything other than making endless speeches, vacationing, or alienating allies.

3 posted on 04/23/2010 9:34:00 AM PDT by proud American in Canada (my former tagline "We can, and we will prevail" doesn't fit with the usurper's goals.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

I wonder how much this is costing us and what the real purpose of the trip is.


4 posted on 04/23/2010 9:34:14 AM PDT by thethirddegree
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To: Borax Queen

exactly what i was thinking....did the bushes spend this much time vacationing and traveling for personal reasons....seems this putz is never in his office actually working...he is either vacationing or campaigning...


5 posted on 04/23/2010 9:34:52 AM PDT by tatsinfla
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To: Responsibility2nd

The First Lady’s Mother lives in the White House???


6 posted on 04/23/2010 9:35:33 AM PDT by not_under_duress
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To: thethirddegree

Maybe its for the porpoise of mating. eww gross


7 posted on 04/23/2010 9:35:39 AM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom sarc ;))
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To: thethirddegree

going for a record in burning fuel for the earth day week


8 posted on 04/23/2010 9:36:02 AM PDT by SF_Redux
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To: SF_Redux

burned 9000 gal on earth day itself


9 posted on 04/23/2010 9:36:58 AM PDT by SF_Redux
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To: Responsibility2nd

I’m sure something’s up.

Anyone check the schedules for Soros, Ayers, Dohrn, Dunn, Bauer, Axelrod, Wright, Rahm and his brother Zeke, Saudi Prince Alwaleed?


10 posted on 04/23/2010 9:37:28 AM PDT by HighlyOpinionated (SPEAK UP REPUBLICANS, WE CAN'T HEAR YOU YET! IMPEACH OBAMA!)
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To: HighlyOpinionated

It’s either a marriage encounter week-end or a Marxist seminar retreat.


12 posted on 04/23/2010 9:39:38 AM PDT by Russ (Repeal the 17th amendment)
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To: Responsibility2nd
Hilarious:

Obamas head for romantic getaway in N.C.

13 posted on 04/23/2010 9:40:22 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (PALIN/MCCAIN IN 2012 - barf alert? sarc tag? -- can't decide)
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Real purpose?

To get some.

Obamas head for romantic getaway in N.C.

14 posted on 04/23/2010 9:41:03 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (PALIN/MCCAIN IN 2012 - barf alert? sarc tag? -- can't decide)
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To: not_under_duress

She does. And if Obammie gets outta line at home....

She smacks him down with a frying pan.


15 posted on 04/23/2010 9:41:52 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (PALIN/MCCAIN IN 2012 - barf alert? sarc tag? -- can't decide)
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To: Responsibility2nd

I live not far from the area and report that the Sheeple have gone crazy for their would be King. Where they are staying is a place 90% of Americans would not be able to afford to stay at. They personify the “ME GENERATION”. It’s all about them, let everyone else eat cake. Maybe they can attend one of the local Bible believing Churches, this Sunday in the area and “Get Saved”. A term they probably never heard Jeremiah Wright preach.


16 posted on 04/23/2010 9:41:55 AM PDT by WNC mountainboy (Behold, he that keepeth Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Anything to shake the mantle of the presidency.


17 posted on 04/23/2010 9:43:08 AM PDT by Deb (Beat him, strip him and bring him to my tent!)
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To: Responsibility2nd
The Obamas regularly visit the presidential retreat at Camp David on weekends

Really? I think I can remember only one time that I read that they would be going to Camp David.

ML/NJ

18 posted on 04/23/2010 9:44:29 AM PDT by ml/nj
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To: Responsibility2nd

Ooops.

Post 13 and 14 should have linked us all here: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2499090/posts


19 posted on 04/23/2010 9:45:28 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (PALIN/MCCAIN IN 2012 - barf alert? sarc tag? -- can't decide)
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It was probably the kids idea.

LOL

20 posted on 04/23/2010 9:55:24 AM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: Responsibility2nd

They will feel right at home with the tree huggers, star gazers, witches, crystal lickers, gays, lesbians, and everything else that drags itself into the area. And yes the millionaires who will be at the Grove Park Inn as well. Someone put Asheville like this “a liberal enclave in the western conservative section”. The values of Asheville are by no means reflected in the surrounding towns or counties. They may plan on visiting the Biltmore Estate to pattern themselves a home after it. Those terrible capitalists the Vanderbilt’s.


21 posted on 04/23/2010 9:56:30 AM PDT by WNC mountainboy (Behold, he that keepeth Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep.)
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To: tatsinfla

I’m sure they didn’t but the collectivist media was breathing down the Bushes’ throats, counting EVERY second he was on “vacation” -— even if it was a working vacation. Now, these bozos have free reign to be on chronic ACTUAL, non-working vacations!!


22 posted on 04/23/2010 9:58:20 AM PDT by Borax Queen
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To: Responsibility2nd

thinking of the Obamas living in the white house brings visions of the beverly hillbillies.
obama sitting there practicing his guzintuses.


23 posted on 04/23/2010 10:08:44 AM PDT by robjna
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To: Responsibility2nd

Romantic weekend, eh? Must be the weekend he suppresses his homosexual tendencies.


24 posted on 04/23/2010 10:18:51 AM PDT by xenob
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To: Responsibility2nd

LOL!


25 posted on 04/23/2010 10:33:00 AM PDT by FrdmLvr ( 0bama: Our first AINO president)
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To: Responsibility2nd

We can only pray there will be no pictures.


26 posted on 04/23/2010 10:49:48 AM PDT by greatplains
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To: Responsibility2nd

Sheesh...all this guy does is fly here and there....play golf...and destroy the Republic.


27 posted on 04/23/2010 10:57:04 AM PDT by blasater1960 ( Dt 30, Ps 111, The Torah is perfect, attainable, now and forever)
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To: WNC mountainboy

mountainboy, I understand that a popular local bumper sticker is “Keep Ashville Weird”. Perfect.


28 posted on 04/23/2010 3:32:52 PM PDT by Boston Tea Party
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