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Obamas' Cost of Living in the White House: $1.4 Billion a Year

ErickSmithX Wrote: Mar 11, 2013 1:58 PM
Compare this to G. Washington when he didn't want to spend a penny because he was worried about what his fellow countrymen might think.

As Carol touched on yesterday, while the White House keeps its doors closed to the people under the guise of "devastating sequestration," First Lady Michelle Obama is preparing for her glitzy 50th birthday party with performances by Adele and Beyonce. Although the party is being touted as private and therefore paid for by the Obamas, taxpayers will still have to foot the bill for secret service and other accommodations at the White House for the event. Meanwhile, President Obama just held a fancy dinner for Republicans just six blocks away from the White House and of course he took...