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Media Scrubs Malia Obama Vacation Story (Ignoring a Travel Advisory is not "vital news")
Fox News ^ | 3/20/2012 | DYLAN BYERS

Posted on 03/20/2012 8:45:58 AM PDT by tobyhill

The AFP, the Huffington Post and other websites have scrubbed a report about first daughter Malia Obama's Spring Break vacation.

But on Monday night, the story had been removed from those sites .The AFP page for the story now links to a story titled "Senegal music star Youssou Ndour hits campaign trail," as does the Yahoo page. The Huffington Post page now links directly back to the Huffington Post homepage. The Daily Mail, Telegraph, and Australian stories now lead to 404 error pages, reading "page not found." The International Business Times story also links to the IBT homepage, though a version of the original story still exists here.

(Excerpt) Read more at nation.foxnews.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: commies

1 posted on 03/20/2012 8:46:03 AM PDT by tobyhill
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To: tobyhill

I’m sure they’re safe. After all they have the best security the American taxpayers can buy.


2 posted on 03/20/2012 8:48:42 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: tobyhill
the White House has asked news outlets not to report on or photograph the Obama children when they are not with their parents and there is no vital news interest.

The Obama's p*ssing away MORE taxpayer dollars on vacations in this economy IS a vital news interest.

Though the fact the president allows his Jr High School aged daughter to take spring break in Mexico is of interest to many, as well.

3 posted on 03/20/2012 8:49:43 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: cripplecreek

It’s kind of interesting that the Lame Stream Media had no problem reporting when the Bush twins went to Africa, Europe or even the local bars.


5 posted on 03/20/2012 8:51:32 AM PDT by tobyhill (Fight Fire With Fire)
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To: cripplecreek

With every breath they take while in office,
they cost us more and more money.

Vote them out, ASAP!

(Can you imagine the vacations that “the fam” is going to take between Nov and Jan if he loses?)


6 posted on 03/20/2012 8:51:46 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: tobyhill

TEH REAL ISSUE: WHO’S CHAPPERONING?


7 posted on 03/20/2012 8:53:36 AM PDT by camle (keep an open mind and someone will fill it full of something for you)
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To: tobyhill
another case whereby the POTUS displays his often used poor judgment.

Did the taxpayer pay for the entire group or did her classmates’ parents pay for their own. I do have a hunch

8 posted on 03/20/2012 8:54:06 AM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-Qaeda" and its allies.)
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To: camle

“TEH REAL ISSUE: WHO’S CHAPPERONING?”

Sandy Fluke. Who else?


9 posted on 03/20/2012 8:57:04 AM PDT by Daveinyork
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To: tobyhill
The discussion should be:

Q. What kind of parent would arm a country's criminals and then send their daughter to that country to vacay?

A. The kind that wants to confiscate the school lunch you packed, and give your young daughter free condoms...

10 posted on 03/20/2012 8:57:15 AM PDT by null and void (Day 1155 of America's ObamaVacation from reality [Heroes aren't made, Frank, they're cornered...])
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To: cripplecreek; camle
Was Fluke there to chaperone? There was a point where the pres_ent made a call to her to thank her, or was she still on her (paid or unpaid via taxpayers) trip with her boyfriend. Trips can get expensive these days quickly. Should one us, at FReeRepublic, request an all expenses paid trip up to the hill to question the expense? Ironic ... one might say.
11 posted on 03/20/2012 9:01:19 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: tobyhill
Well, it seemed to be "vital news" when the media crawled all over it in the beginning, until their lord and master obama ordered them to "heel".

Obama has a history of using his kids as election props, and I think Mexico was choses by him as the girls vacation spot to endure himself to Hispanics.

Lagging polls try mens' souls....
12 posted on 03/20/2012 9:01:26 AM PDT by FrankR
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To: null and void
As vile as I think this is, I wouldn't be surprised if the Obama’s “talk” with their daughter consisted of “be sure to use a contraceptive” rather than “we want you to wait until you're married”. Heck, the way they speak so fondly of abortion, they probably have already chosen a guy to “do the deed”.
13 posted on 03/20/2012 9:04:50 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (Barack has a memory like a steel trap; it's a gift ~ Michelle Obama)
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To: MrB
(Can you imagine the vacations that “the fam” is going to take between Nov and Jan if he loses?)

Dear God, I hope they vacay!

Here's the alternative:

On Dec 21, 2012, Obama will have had a little over a month to stew in his humiliating, crushing and unexpected defeat at the hands of the American people.

He’ll still be Commander in Chief.

He’ll still have the nuclear ‘football’. Just sitting there. Staring at him. Taunting him. Daring him...

14 posted on 03/20/2012 9:12:43 AM PDT by null and void (Day 1155 of America's ObamaVacation from reality [Heroes aren't made, Frank, they're cornered...])
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To: tobyhill

The Obamas act like they are ordinary folks, but actually they are elitist, out-of-touch hypocrites.

Isn’t this the fourth luxurious vacation Malia has had in the last 7 months (Martha’s Vineyard in August on a separate plane, Hawaii for Christmas/New Year’s-— for over two weeks on a separate plane, Colorado for skiing in February, and now Mexico for Spring Break)?

How many luxurious vacations have you or your children had in the last 7 months?


15 posted on 03/20/2012 9:13:07 AM PDT by dupree
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To: skeeter
Though the fact the president allows his Jr High School aged daughter to take spring break in Mexico is of interest to many, as well.

Not to worry Skeeter! As Obama's mentioned in the past, he obviously has them on contraceptives to prevent them from being "burdened with a child."

28 SS agents vs. a few hundred thousand (or more) cartelistas running around Mehico. Hope she's REALLY secure. Well, she IS one of Holder's people, so she probably fits right in down there.

16 posted on 03/20/2012 9:18:13 AM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: null and void
Q. What kind of parent would arm a country's criminals and then send their daughter to that country to vacay?

Just maybe she is under the protection of the drug kingpins that have been doing business with Holder's men.

17 posted on 03/20/2012 9:18:50 AM PDT by oldbrowser (They are Marxists, don't call them democrats)
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To: null and void

One would have to pray the military would disobey the order (be it unlawful) at that point. A prayer for such to be the case.


18 posted on 03/20/2012 9:19:32 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: tobyhill

Just what is little Malia’s vacation costing the US taxpayers and are here 12 friends and presumably their adult chaperons also traveling on the tax payers dime? When the high cost of gasoline means that many Americans will not be able to afford to take a vacation this year, it is a slap in the face when little Malia and her friends from that tony rich kids school can cavort at a plush Mexican resort likely paid for in large part by US taxpayers.


19 posted on 03/20/2012 9:20:24 AM PDT by The Great RJ ("The problem with socialism is that pretty soon you run out of other people's money" M. Thatcher)
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To: tobyhill

Malia Spring Break story scrubbed.

National Security stories run.


20 posted on 03/20/2012 9:20:59 AM PDT by nhwingut (Sarah Palin 12... No One Else (Maybe Tim Thomas))
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To: tobyhill

It’s a very pleasant beach resort. My daughter and son-in-law took their family down there for vacation about 8 or 10 years ago.

One of the sights is the world’s largest tree.

But even back then, it was still, well, Mexico. My son-in-law went walking in the hills above the town with his daughters to catch the view, and was held up at knife-point by a young man who told him to empty his wallet. Now, with the drug gangs running rampant, I imagine it’s more dangerous than it was.


21 posted on 03/20/2012 9:22:16 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: no-to-illegals
That depends on whether they think of themselves as his military or as our military...
22 posted on 03/20/2012 9:23:00 AM PDT by null and void (Day 1155 of America's ObamaVacation from reality [Heroes aren't made, Frank, they're cornered...])
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To: tobyhill

did the usurper tell maloo not to drink the water.


23 posted on 03/20/2012 9:23:25 AM PDT by biggredd1
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To: tobyhill

The REAL REASON this story is being scrubbed is because they do not want people starting to calculate HOW MUCH IT IS COSTING TAXPAYERS to pay for the TWENTY-FIVE secret service agents that are guarding Malia and her friends.

THAT IS THE REAL STORY HERE!


24 posted on 03/20/2012 9:25:41 AM PDT by commish (Freedom tastes sweetest to those who have fought to preserve it.)
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To: tobyhill
Media Scrubs Malia Obama Vacation Story (Ignoring a Travel Advisory is not "vital news")

"It was my first assignment back from my vacation."

Winston Smith

25 posted on 03/20/2012 9:26:10 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: null and void

+1 for you. Good point. Praying harder than ever presently.


26 posted on 03/20/2012 9:29:14 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: tobyhill

I am so tired of Obama. So beyond tired. So beyond tired of Liberal Media covering his butt too! I bet they wipe his a$$ with fifty’s too!


27 posted on 03/20/2012 9:29:50 AM PDT by Netalia
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To: Don Corleone

For the kids at her school this is probably a standard type spring vacation. Off to sunny place where they can stay in a 6 star hotel and visit an orphanage where they pass out cookies..to feel better. Then back to the beach/pool in their bikini’s and text their friends about who they are bonking.


28 posted on 03/20/2012 9:30:38 AM PDT by Oldexpat
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To: no-to-illegals

Me too, and I’m an agnostic...


29 posted on 03/20/2012 9:32:12 AM PDT by null and void (Day 1155 of America's ObamaVacation from reality [Heroes aren't made, Frank, they're cornered...])
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To: null and void
He’ll still have the nuclear ‘football’. Just sitting there. Staring at him. Taunting him. Daring him...

While i don't think that even Obambi would do that, I would not be surprised in the least if muslim bastage were to do something to cause an incident in the Persian Gulf that would spike the price of gas, tank the economy and burden the incoming president with a hot fire war across the Middle East. In fact I full expect that to happen.

30 posted on 03/20/2012 9:33:09 AM PDT by commish (Freedom tastes sweetest to those who have fought to preserve it.)
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To: commish

If you haven’t figured out Obama is in the Cartel’s pocket, you have missed the boat. His daughter is not in any danger. Call it professional courtesy. Why do you think he pulled all the guards off the Mexican border? He’s been in cahoots for a long time courtesy of his Chicago roots.


31 posted on 03/20/2012 9:39:17 AM PDT by libertyhoundusnr
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To: tobyhill

other websites’—

including free republic with the comment

leave the kids alone

unbelievable. Not a word about the complicit media to cover this up...or how much it cost her SATURDAY to fly

‘Malia Obama landed in Oaxaca on SATURDAY with 12 of her friends and 25 secret service agents in tow. The teen flew from Houston on United Airlines, as originally reported by Mexican newspaper Milenio. The group was escorted to their hotel in three bulletproof SUVs, with some streets partially blocked off while the teens were en route.’-

Or why the two parents see it befitting to let a 13 year old travel to Mexico with 12 of her friends....

Thanks taxpayers, keep eating beans and weenies so there can be another Obama vacation at your expense!

Oh but ‘leave the kids’ alone’

BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA


32 posted on 03/20/2012 9:40:53 AM PDT by Freddd (NoPA ngineers.)
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To: libertyhoundusnr

Whether or not she is safe is not what I was saying. The taxpayers are PAYING for TWENTY-FIVE SS AGENTS to relax in the sun with Malia and her buddies! And that IS the story!


33 posted on 03/20/2012 9:44:11 AM PDT by commish (Freedom tastes sweetest to those who have fought to preserve it.)
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To: skeeter
the White House has asked news outlets not to report on or photograph the Obama children when they are not with their parents and there is no vital news interest.

But photos and stories about the Bush girls getting a few drinks at a Texas nightclub is a vital news interest? Bullshiite. There is a double standard at play here and everyone knows it.

34 posted on 03/20/2012 9:48:52 AM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts (I will not comply. I will NEVER submit.)
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To: tobyhill; Admin Moderator; All

Duplicate subject thread here, with a lot longer comment stream:

Malia in Mexico story vanishing from the Web
Times247 ^ | 3/19/12 | Eric Ritz
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2861195/posts

FYI....


35 posted on 03/20/2012 9:49:11 AM PDT by darrellmaurina
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To: tobyhill
One has to wonder what other stories the White House has asked their friends to scrub or ignore completely.

Stories of the obamah's illegal immigrant auntie and drunk uncle come to mind.

36 posted on 03/20/2012 9:53:14 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: tobyhill
Obama's are delirious with power. It's sick to watch them take vacation after vacation. Billions of dollars they spend on secret service and lavish extravagance. He really think's he's the "King".

He doesn't want criticism during his campaign. That's why the cover up.

I don't really care how these people raise their children. It's none of my business. But what is "our" business is that he uses taxpayer dollars to hold himself up on a throne of comfort and luxury. It is disgusting. The cost of 1 night for these girls would probably pay for my entire family's needs for 6 months... Maybe more!
But that's how they catch us on the communist side. Being outraged at the rich. It's propaganda for the cause to further destroy Capitalism!
37 posted on 03/20/2012 9:55:32 AM PDT by Netalia
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To: tobyhill

When I went on spring break I was eating crackers piling 12 in a van.

This ugly kid is jetted down escorted by 25 SS staff on my dime.


38 posted on 03/20/2012 10:02:47 AM PDT by School of Rational Thought (Fun for women ages 21 through 35)
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To: tobyhill

I don’t give a damn what the obammy brats are up to.
What I am interested in is this one using 25 secret service agents to do anything.
Just stoopid.


39 posted on 03/20/2012 10:03:09 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) Hey Mitt, F-you too pal)
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To: tobyhill

There is so much wrong with this story I’ve no idea where to begin.


40 posted on 03/20/2012 10:09:22 AM PDT by Karliner ( Jeremiah 29:11, Romans 8:28, Romans 8:38"...this is the end of the beginning."WC)
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To: tobyhill

Is this a vacay or a school sponsored trip? I’m reading both versions. Either way, it is just plain foolish.

It sounds like the set up for a Harrison Ford movie.


41 posted on 03/20/2012 10:10:28 AM PDT by randita
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To: tobyhill

Hoe the hell does Obama scrub a story on UK news sites?


42 posted on 03/20/2012 10:12:16 AM PDT by lwoodham (I am Andrew Breitbart. Don't doubt me on this.)
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To: lwoodham

oops, I say “Hoe”. Mamma gonna wash my mouth out with soap.


43 posted on 03/20/2012 10:14:25 AM PDT by lwoodham (I am Andrew Breitbart. Don't doubt me on this.)
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To: TexasCajun
One has to wonder what other stories the White House has asked their friends to scrub or ignore completely.

This is the real story behind the story, here. How does this administration get a UK paper to kill the story, a UK paper not all that in love with them.

44 posted on 03/20/2012 10:36:04 AM PDT by bkopto (Obama is merely a symptom of a more profound, systemic disease in American body politic.)
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To: tobyhill

The media: slavishly obeying their dictator Barack Hussein Obama (mmm mmm mmm).


45 posted on 03/20/2012 10:36:59 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: cripplecreek

Whoopsie: Down The Rabbit Hole Alice – Media Scrubs News Of Malia Obama Mexican Vacation. Why? Perhaps Because “Non-Essential Personnel Travel by government personnel and their families are prohibited” ???

http://theconservativetreehouse.com/2012/03/20/whoopsie-down-the-rabbit-hole-alice-media-scrubs-news-of-malia-obama-mexican-vacation-why-because-non-essential-personnel-travel-by-government-personnel-and-their-families-are-prohibited/

Update @10:40am Politico is reporting the News Sites were scrubbed at the request of the White House: Kristina Schake, Communications Director to the First Lady, emails to confirm this was a White House effort:


46 posted on 03/20/2012 10:45:30 AM PDT by Whenifhow
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To: MrB; ExTexasRedhead
(Can you imagine the vacations that “the fam” is going to take between Nov and Jan if he loses?)

Plenty of time ahead to generously reward global warming/green agenda supporters, donors, czars, SEIU, ACORN (by its multiple aliases), CAIR, LaRaza, AFL-CIO, liberal judges (who ensure agenda), celebrities who openly and often endorse, fulfil pet projects for suportive democrats, and enrich loyal compliant mainstream media, et al.

Family events could include visiting the World Expo, to be held in May in South Korea and the Summer Olympics to be held in July in London.

47 posted on 03/20/2012 11:03:16 AM PDT by MamaDearest
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To: lwoodham
Hoe the hell does Obama scrub a story on UK news sites?

Have you not seen the buddy-buddy relationship betweenb Cameron and O during the past week including the gift?

In other news: UK gift to Obama - made in China?

48 posted on 03/20/2012 11:07:39 AM PDT by MamaDearest
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To: MrB

At least there would be a limited amount of time. Can you imagine the vacations they will take, if he wins?


49 posted on 03/20/2012 11:23:06 AM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty and Justice for ALL)
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To: tobyhill

The Drudge Report has a link to the story (on a Canadian paper’s website) which still was working as of a few minutes ago.


50 posted on 03/20/2012 11:47:56 AM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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