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Obama says Air Force One travel is ‘not my choice’ in sharp exchange
Yahoo! News ^ | April 12, 2012

Posted on 04/12/2012 5:39:07 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

President Barack Obama on Thursday firmly rejected any criticism that his worldwide travel on Air Force One or his family's vacations have left him out of touch with Americans' struggles, saying flying aboard the famed official plane is "not my choice."

"The fact of the matter is, I think if you look at my track record, I'm raising a family here. When we travel, we got to travel through Secret Service, and Air Force One, that's not my choice. I think most folks understand how hard I work and how hard this administration is working on behalf of the American people," Obama told KMOV of St Louis. The interview was one of four sessions the White House arranged with local TV in states expected to be battlegrounds in November.

KMOV reporter Larry Conners had told Obama that some of the station's viewers "are complaining, they get frustrated, even angered, when they see the first family jetting around, different vacations and so forth, sometimes maybe, they think, under color of state business and that you're out of touch, that you don't really know what they're experiencing right now."

"Well, I don't know how many viewers you're talking about that say that," Obama countered. "We do hear from some," replied Conners. "I hear from all kinds of viewers about everything," Obama shot back. "I'm sure you do," said Conners.

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To: Moonman62

The White House Insider reported on outbursts at the White House staff by the Wookie last year. She would rant and rage and then angrily sneer, “This country doesn’t deserve us.”

Apparently, she believes it still.

http://newsflavor.com/opinions/white-house-insider-michelle-obama-blowout/


51 posted on 04/12/2012 6:16:50 PM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Good excuse, Barry. If AF One isn’t your transportation of choice, then take Amtrak to Hawaii next time.


52 posted on 04/12/2012 6:19:00 PM PDT by MasterGunner01 (11)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Everything this man had received throughout his life was either donated or from our system of racial spoils.

He has never worked, never created, and never sweated out anything in his measly life.

53 posted on 04/12/2012 6:21:48 PM PDT by Last Dakotan
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To: Pat4ever

“I think most folks understand how hard I work.”

http://www.whitehousedossier.com/2012/01/04/obama-schedule-3/

http://www.whitehousedossier.com/2012/04/05/obama-schedule-friday-april-6-2012/

http://www.whitehousedossier.com/2012/04/10/obama-schedule-wednesday-april-11-2012/

http://www.whitehousedossier.com/2012/04/11/obama-schedule-thursday-april-12-2012/

This guy is nothing more a ghetto welfare queen, sleeping in until noon. PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH would start his days before 8 am in the Oval Office.


54 posted on 04/12/2012 6:25:44 PM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: Autonomous User

That’s quite appropriate. Somebody more clever than me should rewrite the lyrics to Steve Martin’s King Tut.


55 posted on 04/12/2012 6:28:15 PM PDT by abigailsmybaby ("To understan' the livin', you got ta commune wit' da dead." Minerva)
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To: patriot08

“Then stay home, a$$hole.”

And, while you’re at it, you filthy, stinking parasite, STFU!!!


56 posted on 04/12/2012 6:29:07 PM PDT by jivin gene (Breakin' up is hard to do)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

“When will our MSM laugh at this ass ?”

Hard to laugh when that’s where their noses are.


57 posted on 04/12/2012 6:35:28 PM PDT by jivin gene (Breakin' up is hard to do)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

58 posted on 04/12/2012 6:35:59 PM PDT by Brandonmark (2012: Our Hope IS Change!)
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To: jimbo123

Obamahole, you’re not the chice of the AF crew either. All of them are superior to you in every way...and they know it.


59 posted on 04/12/2012 6:36:37 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: jivin gene
“Then stay home, a$$hole.”
And, while you’re at it, you filthy, stinking parasite, STFU!!!

Interesting ... ever notice how hard 'Rats work? Both Clinton and Obummer both have complained about how hard they work ... with so little appreciation. Don't, recall Bush I or Bush II ever complaining. Must be a 'Rat thing.

60 posted on 04/12/2012 6:40:07 PM PDT by BluH2o
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To: jimbo123

61 posted on 04/12/2012 6:43:48 PM PDT by pabianice (ame with)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Mean old anchorman....why did you not throw me softballs??!!??? waahhh! waaahhhhh!!!
62 posted on 04/12/2012 6:44:10 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: Cowgirl of Justice; tomdavidd; Freeper; Gvl_M3; Flotsam_Jetsome; Berlin_Freeper; Hotlanta Mike; ...
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0bam says Air Force One travel is ‘not my choice’ in sharp exchange

Boo, hoo. Life is so so tough for the 0bummers.

~~~~~

"the commies flew the dog back from Hawaii for a photo-op at a store"

The White House Insider reported on outbursts at the White House staff by the Wookie last year. She would rant and rage and then angrily sneer, “This country doesn’t deserve us.”

Apparently, she believes it still.

http://newsflavor.com/opinions/white-house-insider-michelle-obama-blowout/

Check out article, then click on the link! heh heh

63 posted on 04/12/2012 6:56:59 PM PDT by LucyT
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To: Free ThinkerNY

What a TOTAL f'n jerkoff

64 posted on 04/12/2012 6:58:14 PM PDT by tomkat
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To: SoFloFreeper

I’d like to see HRH Hussein sitting in the rear of a C-130 on a jungle air strip for an hour or so in the heat without A/C since he likes riding around in Air Force craft.


65 posted on 04/12/2012 6:58:51 PM PDT by Ax
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To: SoFloFreeper

nobama is such a poofer whiner. he and his grifter family should be in jail.


66 posted on 04/12/2012 6:59:17 PM PDT by hal ogen (1st Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I’m reminded of the guy wading through Katrina’s flood water with a tub of Heiniken

No difference at all really


67 posted on 04/12/2012 7:05:01 PM PDT by daku
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To: LucyT
St. Louis's News 4 Larry Conners GobSmacks Obama That is the link to the video. Amazing... a News Reporter actually points out Obama's lack of answering the question and you can hear the disdain in his voice!
68 posted on 04/12/2012 7:06:04 PM PDT by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
I think most folks understand how hard I work

uh, you work? Really?

69 posted on 04/12/2012 7:13:17 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty and Justice for ALL)
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To: zeebee
I can’t stand his use of the word, “folks”.

"Folks" is code for "you people".

70 posted on 04/12/2012 7:29:22 PM PDT by 6SJ7 (Meh.)
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To: jimbo123

I bet I work harder than you, obama, but I don’t get to play golf three times a week and take a vacation twice a month.

So, tell me how rough your life is. YOU asked for the job, so shut up about what you don’t like.

Why don’t you move in with my family for a month? Wouldn’t that be fun? Guess what. Even if you wanted to, I was just kidding. You aren’t welcome. I bet my dog would bite your scrawny ass.

Self-defense.


71 posted on 04/12/2012 7:37:27 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: musicman

Nerobama.

Plays golf because he can’t fiddle.


72 posted on 04/12/2012 7:44:02 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
I think most folks understand how hard I work and how hard this administration is working on behalf of the American...

The taste of vomit in my mouth is strong after reading this crap!

73 posted on 04/12/2012 8:38:09 PM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier who has survived 24 months of Combat deployment.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Having 0bama as President was NOT my choice.


74 posted on 04/12/2012 10:42:49 PM PDT by GR_Jr. (Vote Obama out now.....deal with Romney later.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

He took more vacations than any other POTUS. If he repays the taxpayers for his re-election tour which started three days after he took office then its no problem.
This person is nothing more than a freakin crybaby.


75 posted on 04/13/2012 3:35:29 AM PDT by Yorlik803 (better to die on your feet than live on your knees.)
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To: jivin gene

Good observation.


76 posted on 04/13/2012 4:30:59 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: BigSkyFreeper; little jeremiah; LucyT; azishot; Fantasywriter

Great 0h0m0 posters worthy of the 0h0m0sexual Agenda Ping List!

0b0z0 said: “I think most folks understand how hard I work and how hard this administration is working on behalf of the American people,”

FUBO!

I never used this famous answer lest 0h0m0 enjoys it. I just can’t believe that our “fellow Americans” who voted IT into office and many of them are willing to drive a stake in the Republic’s heart by reelecting IT!


77 posted on 04/13/2012 11:11:59 AM PDT by melancholy (Professor Alinsky, Enslavement Specialist, Ph.D in L0w and H0lder)
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To: melancholy

You are cruel. I almost tossed my lunch...!~~~


78 posted on 04/13/2012 12:23:31 PM PDT by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell. Signed, a fanatic)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Free ThinkerNY.
"The fact of the matter is, I think if you look at my track record, I'm raising a family here. When we travel, we got to travel through Secret Service, and Air Force One, that's not my choice. I think most folks understand how hard I work and how hard this administration is working on behalf of the American people" ... KMOV reporter Larry Conners had told Obama that some of the station's viewers "are complaining, they get frustrated, even angered, when they see the first family jetting around, different vacations and so forth, sometimes maybe, they think, under color of state business and that you're out of touch, that you don't really know what they're experiencing right now." "Well, I don't know how many viewers you're talking about that say that," Obama countered... "I hear from all kinds of viewers about everything," Obama shot back.
What a lying asshole.
Thanks Vintage Freeper for posting this:

Debt Ceiling Debate in a Nutshell | Creators.com | 07/29/2011 | Chip Bok | Posted on 07/30/2011 12:12:11 PM PDT by Vintage Freeper

79 posted on 04/15/2012 8:19:17 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (FReepathon 2Q time -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: SunkenCiv

Ha ha ha!! Larry Conners is a long-time St. Louis news person and he is great!! I haven’t seen the interview, but I’d like to!


80 posted on 04/15/2012 8:25:44 PM PDT by StarCMC (Sometimes you need a Jimmy Carter to get a Ronald Reagan.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
"not my choice"
fine...go fly on a kite.

81 posted on 04/15/2012 8:33:11 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (the DNC/RNC = D.C. Establishment...an Brazilian saying: $AME OLD $H!T, W!TH D!FFERENT FL!E$. :^)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I’d love to take my family to Camp David for vacations. It is quiet, secluded, and perfect for time away. And no AF1 needed. I can think of a lot of places around DC for vacations. I guess I am practical whereas Obama and co think like Ivy Leaguers when it comes to vacays.


82 posted on 04/15/2012 8:34:00 PM PDT by petitfour
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To: zeebee

I CRINGE when this idiot says “folks”. He does it constantly. Just part of his “I’m black” deal....goes along with that silly “black” way of speaking at certain times. Where did he acquire that accent? Hawaii, Harvard or Chicago? What an utter fraud and POS.


83 posted on 04/16/2012 5:06:55 AM PDT by Pigsley
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To: Free ThinkerNY

http://news.discovery.com/tech/air-force-one-120413.html


84 posted on 04/18/2012 3:38:07 AM PDT by TornadoAlley3 (Obama is everything Oklahoma is not.)
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