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Living the High Life

Paperpushermj Wrote: Mar 11, 2013 1:41 AM
To all those here who actually think the Obamas pay of their residence when on one of their many many vacation....Get a grip.When they are staying at a private estate they don't pay. When they are staying at a private resort that caterers the Uber rich they don't pay because the resort sees that visit at a slick marketing tool...bragging rights to help book future visits from people who want to stay where the President of the United States stayed.
jimmylynn Wrote: Mar 11, 2013 1:50 AM
We pay high dollars for rooms for each and every secret service agent that must tag along, attendants, doggie caretakers, expensive food, Michelle's taste for expensive liquor. The Obama's often take separate planes.
bitoubush Wrote: Mar 11, 2013 1:55 AM
and have done it for every other President ad nauseam.
jimmylynn Wrote: Mar 11, 2013 2:03 AM
bit,
Add it up and get back to me with your numbers. How many vacations, average expenditures. I don't think you'll get back to me after you really check it out, instead of just spouting off some general rebuff.

It's being reported that Adele and Beyonce have been booked to rock The White House on Michelle Obama's 50th birthday.  That should be some party . . .

It's hard to believe that the politics of the sequester have worked out the way the Obama administration intended.  Even their usually-reliable friends in the media have been skeptical, as this report from ABC News demonstrates:

Jonathan Karl concluded the report by noting that the President took a 20-car motorcade to travel a short distance to eat with Republicans -- and suggested that next time he save money...