$16.4 trillion – that’s the latest figure for America’s massive national debt. Nearly $6 trillion of this debt was racked up in the first term of the Obama presidency – a 50 percent increase. It is horrifying to imagine what the debt will be when Obama leaves the White House in 2016, unless Congress has the willpower to stand in the way. Meanwhile, as the world’s superpower is literally drowning in debt, President Obama is basking in the warmth of the beaches of Hawaii, at an exclusive resort way beyond the financial reach of most Americans.
Comments: This megalomaniac doesn´t care about America and her people. All he and his grifter wife do care about is the power and all the freebies that come with the job.
John Boehner could have easily won the tax deal if he just mentioned how many vacations obama has taken and hundreds of millions he has cost us just flying around. Throw in some photos of the luxury obama surrounds himself with and the dozens if not hundreds of people coming on vacation with him at our expense.
But gotta be nice. This is no time to be nice. John Boehner has shown how tough he is stabbing conservatives in the back in the House. If he showed just a small % he would of won the budget fight.
I have posted this before: 2011 cost of the presidency 1.4 billion, divide by 365=3.8 million, no matter what. a ten day vacation will cost 38 million. whether he is playing golf, in hawaii, whatever, 3.8 million per day. Is he worth this?? NNNNOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!
Mere mortals cannot fully comprehend His mysterious ways, whether He is focusing lasers on the economy or vacationing in Maui. Only He Himself knows the vast depth and breadth of His Almighty Benevolence and Omniscient Wisdom. We must not blaspheme by questioning the trifling expense He extracts from us to keep the Virgin Michelle happy in Hawaii. His scribes lay down their pens when He requests their silence, as is fitting the King of Kings.
Just incredible the arrogance and disregard for taxpayers in this country. Opulent living that most can only dream of. The only sacrifice I see going on is coming from those who lost their jobs because of the negligence of the elected, people living in the destruction of what once was their home until Sandy hit, with a drive by of a President who had a lot of photo ops walking midst the tears and the destruction just days prior to his re-election. Once elected he has flicked the American people off his back like lint as he climbs aboard "the plane" to jet off to elegant living...the mistake made on Nov 6 is being revealed moment to moment. God help this country...You are our only hope. Reveal the corruption.
It´s like thumbing his nose at the American people. Then there´s the proposed trillion dollar coin with none other than his image on it...just like some tin-pot dictator. I have nothing but total contempt for the lying Marxist and his school-lunch designing pet wookie!
The feeling is mutual. Obama only got re-elected due to the votes of rabble that didn´t belong anywhere near a voting booth. The people whose votes really count elected Romney. Boycott the inauguration. Obama is an aberration for which the country will pay dearly.
Instead of a quantitative division of votes cast in the 2012 (or for that matter 2008) election do a qualitative division of what kind of individuals voted for whom. It makes you sicker than the election results - and qualifies you as a racist by the contemporary culture.
Once again, we have a UK newsource pointing out the obvious. Unless, we can find a way to push Obie out, expect a steady diet of these trevails. Look, as soon as the msm turns against him (what event might cause this to happen??), let´s see how less emboldened Obie becomes.
Obama is a narcissist who believes that he deserves everything and we should be honored to have the opportunity to give it to him. It is extremely dangerous to have someone with this kind of personality disorder wield so much power. He has no conscience. He feels no empathy. He has the capacity to lie without any remorse. He believes that anything he says or does is justified as being right just because of who he is. He believes he is the arbitrator of right and wrong. There has never been a bigger threat to this country and more than half of us are blind to it. The only thing that is going to save this country is divine intervention.
About it #6 . The low info voter prob didn´t even hear ( because we barely did ) about how many fun jaunts the Wookie and String Bean took . Even if so , they obviously didn´t care . Remember how the Lames beat us upside the head over GW going to Texas ? . (BTW , his latest Ha. trip cost come in at NINE mil..).
What about the other 50 vacations of the same level? Australia, Spain, Malaysia, Mexico, Europe, Las Vegas, etc. etc? It´s no wonder that the concept of royalty has died out except in the most tyrannical of third world countries, and of course our strange friends in Britain.
The obamas are trash and the people who voted for them have ancestors at the bottom of various ponds and swamps.
Think of all the executives who take the reins of an ailing company and accept one dollar a year in salary. Think of Harry Truman, driving himself and wife Bess home to Missouri at the end of his White House term. How we have changed. Had Mitt Romney been elected, this insulting and arrogant vacation would never have happened. I suppose people will say that 7 million is a drop in the bucket, but symbolically it sucks.
obama doesnt care what america thinks...this is the first of many...they will milk this 4 years for every penny they can squeeze....the """Low information voter""" doesnt care.....if they cared they would never have voted for this con artist
This is one reason why newspapers are going by the wayside - not because of the internet but because their news is so biased. One would think that the press would actually wake up to this but it´s not going to happen. Think if there was a Republican president when Libya happened (it wouldn´t have happened under a republican president), what if a Republican president took all these lavish vacation (again, a republican would not have taken them). Then again a republican VP misspelled one word trying to help a little child out and the press was all it for months. What a bunch of losers!!
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Fiesta del sol, 1/5/2013 10:01:12 AM (No. 9099995)
Someone said that all of the journOlisters in Hawaii are tweeting pics of the ocean. They wouldn´t dare publish pics of the opulence President GolfsALot and Mooch are enjoying. Yesterday, a young gal from Oklahoma called in to Rush in tears because the extra tax money taken out of her paycheck will deeply hurt her young family.
Obama´s contribution to the debt could have made 6 MILLION millionaires. Or put another way, you would have to have spent 19 cents every hour for the 3.54 billion years the earth has existed. Why can´t the Republicans message this?? They keep thinking Lucy won´t pull the football away from Charlie Brown, and Lucy (aka Reid, Obama and Pelosi) know that only too well.
FTA: "Barack Obama´s Hawaii vacation is merely a symbol of his wider presidency - a culture of impunity and extraordinary arrogance, reckless spending, a striking lack of accountability, and a shameless let them eat cake mentality."
Bottom line.......After a two-hundred-thirty-six year absence, the "Divine Right Of Kings" doctrine has returned to America.
When our leaders refuse to uphold the highest standards and lead by example, those who should know better simply say "Meh", shrug their shoulders, and change the subject if the leader is a liberal democrat.
Leaders no longer look to George Washington´s example. Look at Bill Clinton, who should have resigned in disgrace.
If you´re a non-tax paying, fourth generation welfare sow whose several children all have different fathers, and your McMansion was repossessed by the bank after blowing the third mortgage loan on cruise ship vacations, new cars, tattoos, and clothes, this low class behavior by Obama is exactly why you voted for him.
Obama has revenge for every imagined slight or wrong committed, in his mind, by whites against his people. He loves every minute of it and he doesn´t care squat for the Middle Class. He has told us every lie in the book and each time the public believes him. He is shameless and more than half of the public is stupid. The people who should be ashamed of his behavior are the Democrats in Congress. They are really the only ones who could stop him.
I process payroll for a small business. Yesterday was the first payday of 2013. Our janitor came to my office, close to tears, wondering why her paycheck had shrunk. Later I clicked on Drudge and viewed the Obama vacay photos. I can only hope others across our country are having similar experiences and will finally realize that it´s time to make a U turn on this road to serfdom.
Remember when the press dogged GW Bush relentlessly whenever he went to Crawford for a break? Laura didn´t fly all over the world & take her beautiful daughters to NYC, etc., either. And we weren´t in the worst recession since Carter at the time.
I was appalled when I looked at the lavish resort they feel so entitled to have, all at the taxpayers´ expense. What is wrong with these two people? So many Americans are struggling to just put food on the table, and Michelle and 0bama vacation in the most expensive, lavish and luxurious accommodations they can find. They really do not care what people think, as they consider themselves quite entitled.
Crickets chirping in the rump-swab lap-dog ass-press while this skinny punk foreign exchange student runs the debt up and the country down. Are we in bizarro world or what? Just like John Doody Doofus Kerry, I wish Barry Soetoro was my barracks-mate back in "Nam in "68. I dont think either one of them would have come back and gotten into politics, lets just say that. So sad that half of this great nation consists of idiot low information voters who couldnt figure out how to open a door without the manual. God help us all!
I understand that the entire luxury hotel complex was closed down when His Royal Highness decided to spend his vacation there. I wonder how many people had planned months ago for this holiday, and were booted out and had to make other arrangements?
This election reinforced how powerful the media remains. Talk radio , the internet , FOX News and blogs still cannot compete with their power. Until " they " decide to expose the profligate spending and profane and sybaritic lifestyle of the Obamas , the majority of Americans will never hear a negative word about it.
My greatest sense of frustration is borne by not being able to express the rage, disgust, and contempt I feel for Barry and his disgustingly repulsive wife. They are classless, ill bred, without manners and any taste or judgment and represent only a small segment of this nation even though they are depicted as though this is all of America worldwide. I look at them and want to cry, laugh, scream out loud, and say please count again...this can´t be true. Just the sight of the pictures of big mama hand holding with the surly daughters, Barry running up and down the stairs of Airforce One and this puke of a supposed man swimming in the Pacific makes me want to cry.
Question: Why do so many posters keep giving FOX a pass? FOX is now nearly as much a part of the corrupt media as their competiton. True, there are a few more pockets of "good" here and there, but not many.
The people who voted for this imbecile, except for us, were (a) attracted to voting for a minority; (b) do not care what he has done, is doing, and will do to our country; (c) are politically uneducated; and/or (d) are brainwashed by the liberal media.
These clowns are laughing up their sleeves at everything they´re getting away with, and it´s only going to get worse; they are an insult to every American. Two of my few consolations are reading the Lucianne comments and listening to Mark Levin, knowing I´m not alone in feeling such disgust and despair.
#73 has expressed we are not peasants --how true but we are acting like we are every time we whine and complain then allow the elitists to continue their agenda. The Clinton fiasco gave us a ruling that we the people are allowed to sue the president for personal damage to our lives. The media couldn´t stop hundreds to thousands of individual such law suits against this obama destruction. Obama´s rating has fallen 10 points the last few days. If the dems were kept trying to coverup such suits they would soon tire of him and remove him. At this point even Biden has shown he has more ability to fill the office than Obie.
Divide, divide, divide - even in his radio message this weekend, after he got the tax increases he wanted he continues to seek to divide. The press should come out of their stupor and show what real FAIRNESS is.
There are so many lies and bs being spread by lefty "press" news outlets like Google, Yahoo, CNN, the Huffpo, and all the other places full of crap that the idiot liberal yuppies and dummies read religiously and fervently believe. They hate us. We despise them. Welcome to the new America run by that Great Uniter of Kenya, Mister Barry Soetoro, foreign exchange student with a C average...How did we get this *^%$#*@ up? And how in Hades do we fix what they have crapped all over?
Hey, we are talking about lord messiah o´bama here we are not talking about Bush!! Lord messiah o´bama can do no wrong in the eyes of the state controlled media and the STUPID American´s who vote for this shred of human debris!! L.m.o. is above EVERYONE on earth because he is lord messiah o´bama! This seven million dollars is such a small price to pay for Heavenly royalty on earth to take care of us...free phones!! You know the sad part about this?? There are people who will actually side with l.m.o. taking a vacation that cost this much!! You STUPID American´s voted for this faux god so SHUT THE HELL UP!!!
Who or what will ever give this grifter couple aride like this? Where will he go in 4 yrs? No, we are stuck with them for our lifetime. We know now why there is no budget. The Budge twould have gaps in it. they´d have to show the crony cash paid out to the media and to their friends.That applies all thru donk-land.
The Jefferson family...er, I meant Obama family, extravagances may be an insult to America´s taxpayers who are picking up the tab, but they are applauded by another constituency much more important to Obama..."his people."
Never have the brothers (and sisters) seen anyone "getting over" like Obama and Moochelle! (Try to) live with it, folks.
On a related note, I got this today:
The Food Stamp Program, administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, is proud to be distributing the greatest amount of free meals and food stamps ever -- to 46 million people!!
Meanwhile, the National Park Service, administered by the U.S. Department of the Interior, asks us "Please Do Not Feed the Animals." Their stated reason for the policy is ´because the animals will grow dependent on handouts, and will not learn to take care of themselves.´
As Bill Ayers would say, "Guilty as Hell. Free as a bird. WHAT A COUNTRY!"
Like thetea party has no head, If on each of our own we strive to not do movies dvds downloads,mail-ins,any active entertainment we will see some squealing pigs. H´wood is so entetwined with D.C. even back to the time of Joe Kennedy and Jean Harlow. Rather than doing nothing at least one easy way it is something. It is not forever but just a few to 6 mos of dark would be great No boycott, no missing out on great stuff for your kids.
I remember reading in grade school how President Teddy Roosevelt banned having a Christmas tree in the White House, concerned about the message it would give to the many Americans who were concerned that Christmas tree harvests were stripping our forests. It was a sacrifice he made, out of concern for the image he was portraying. So much for portraying a sacrificial image to the American people, huh, Mr. President? I wish we could ban HIM from the White House out of concern that he is stripping tax payers of all their money!
I stopped in our local big box store and had a cup of coffee with a buddy. It was cold and rainy out and felt good to be in out of the wind. Here came the great unwashed. The kids - all ages wearing the latest Tee shirts, jogging suits and flip-flops. No socks or jackets. Each of the younger kids had some sort of berry or ipad or some type of device and were playing games. The older members of the group, attired as the kids, stood around, sneezing and couging on one another, deciding what soda to buy or burger to get. Not a coat, sweater, jacket or pair of socks in/0n any of them. I waited until they had spread out in another direction and left, trying to no step in their debris/residue as I left.
I felt super sorry for the neighbors in Hawaii. They could not have guests for the time the Obamas were in residence. I´m also sorry for the Marines who had to stay on post instead of with their families, and all the Hawaiian police who did backup. This is why the Clintons and the G.W.Bush families stayed in Washington, or Camp David for Christmas. They had respect for other peoples families.
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