Former President Bill Clinton´s foundations spent a total of $50million on travel over the past decade, $12.1million of which was spent in just one year. An internal investigation into spending at the various charities that the former President runs found that the funds used for travel costs have gone up in recent years. The audit comes as new reports have revealed that the Clinton Foundation has been ´in the red´ for years even though the charity has raised hundreds of millions of dollars each year, showing the high cost of running the worldwide charity.
Forgive repeating the same response from another post with the same subject.
I was just trying to get my head around $50 million for flying expenses. So here goes nothing.
50M / about $100 per hour to fly commercial, roughly. That´s 500 thousand hours.
Divided by 10 years equals about 50 thousand hours per year.
So lets say 2 hours a day average flying time times 365 days equals about 730 hours a year for one person.
50 thousand hours per year divided by 730 equals 68.5 people flying two hours a day every day of every week of every month of every year for ten years. Or maybe 34.25 people flying four hours a day. Or maybe 17.125 people flying eight hours a day every day for ten years.
Does this sound about right? Is there something funny about these numbers I don´t see?
#1 - fly commercial? 100 per hour? ah, recently had to take west to east coast round trip and the cost was over 1.5K round trip - but even at "Delta Private Jets" price at $1K/hr that´s still a lot of gluti-maxmi on expen$ive seats
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Dems R Dumm, 8/21/2013 12:37:11 AM (No. 9483534)
The travel expense is just a clever way to launder money that was spent on something other than travel expenses. How does a relatively small foundation spend $50 MILLION on travel? There´s just no way!
I wouldn´t be surprised if they are using travel companies owned by their family or friends and paying outrageous prices for tickets. Maybe Chelsea owns the travel company?
That´s probably how they paid for that $10 MILLION condo for Chelsea, aka Webb Hubbell´s daughter, by giving her a huge fee for purchasing the airline tickets for the Clinton´s Foundation. Remember Hillary & Travel-gate? Same ol´, same ol´...
A friend of mine owns a great small company. He and his wife are constantly taking money from the accounts to pay for travel, home, bills etc...He says: ´I own this damn company and I can spend it as I wish, as much as I wish.´ Don´t you know folk, the Clinton´s own America, it is theirs. They can spend its money as they wish. However, in the end you smelly carpet baggers, ´people feed pigs, they kill hogs.´
The fact is, those donors who are doing pay-for-play don’t care where the money goes, and those being extorted have no say, so the Clinton’s do what they please with the loot (like Chelsea Hubble Clinton’s 10 million dollar NYC weekend apartment). And does anyone really think that the corrupt Democrat IRS is going to investigate a Clinton?
The question is not how the Clintoons are bilking the public for personal gain. The question is why the public doesn´t see this and hold them in contempt. Every populist democrat should be enraged that Obama is freeing some of the burdens of Obamacare, but not others. This is elitist tyranny, but somehow they don´t mind. Maybe they can´t read? They can´t think? They don´t care as long as they think they´re getting something for nothing?
He used leftist Ron Burkle´s Boeing 757, and Steve Bing´s Boeing 737 BBJ, before he sold it, but something happened between Bubba and these California libs. They quit loaning him their aircraft. Bubba´s partying on the 757 was lore in the aviation community.
Chump change. The Obama´s spend that much in Cape Cod playing golf and irritating the locals with all the Secret service guys out there looking for prostitutes. Cripes, they even flew their dog Bo in on a special plane. They do live high on the Hog (sorry for insulting the sensibilities of all the Muslims in that group).
The Clintons have never stopped being thievingly dishonest and greedy. Not for a minute. The good news, except for Hitlary and Bennghazi, they´ve stopped murdering their associates. However, they are continuing their robbing sprees from the old days in Arkansas and their "pay for stay" White House guest rooms The Clinton Money Laundering Foundation is their passport to grand theft all protected by fellow communists in all branches of the government. And they have the full support of the mainextreme, see no evil media, led by its decepively beautiful "front" girl, the brilliantly directed news actress, Diane Sawyer. They have a cover up so great they can run it right out in the open, impervious to any risk or danger. That´s how sick, how bad it is.
Dear Clinton BXTT Kissers: Before you give another 100K to this phony "phowndation", please google "Bill Clinton Blood Sales´. You might want to re-direct your contributions to the thousands poisoned by these monsters.
What a travel agency they have. I wonder if this is the one that replaced the non political travel agency that had been there through many administrations. Hillary fired Billy Dale and the group to bring in their Arkie friends.
And Billy boy gets $700,000 per speech--the stupid people who donate money to this family of thieves get what they paid for--influence from Billy boy. I don´t really give a rat´s ass-not getting any money from me.
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