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Obama’s ‘schmoozing’ to
cause holiday travel havoc

New York Post, by Emily Smith

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Posted By:JoniTx, 8/28/2014 5:29:21 AM

President Obama’s plan to schmooze Wall Street honchos at a Westchester fund-raiser Friday is grounding wealthy weekenders who planned to fly to the Hamptons or Nantucket for the Labor Day holiday. The FAA has issued a no-fly warning that extends for most of Friday and all day Saturday through Sunday, grounding seaplanes to East Hampton, Montauk, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket. On Friday, Obama will be feted at the home of one of his top bundlers, 32 Advisors’ Robert Wolf, in the aptly-named Purchase, NY, with 250 high-rollers paying up to $32,000 each to bend Obama’s ear. Obama will then fly


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Reply 1 - Posted by: pineledger, 8/28/2014 5:57:32 AM     (No. 9984058)

Because he can.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: steveW, 8/28/2014 6:29:06 AM     (No. 9984081)

"Hello all you 1% Wall Street Honchos. Let me be clear - at some point you´ve made enough money. Unless you hand that money to me so I can redistribute it to the Democrat base in exchange for votes. Thank you, and to each according to his needs and all that..." - Dear Leader BHO

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Spidey, 8/28/2014 6:29:42 AM     (No. 9984082)

The left as the gall to complain about donations from the Koch Brothers but their high roller donors grow on trees,it seems.This is the same crowd that whines about getting money out of politics.As with all liberal screeds and schemes,they happily exclude themselves while GOP is straddled by playing by the rules.

The Wall St.crooks were chewing their nails off over a possible interest rate increase which is really needed.Now we find out the old hag at the IMF is a crook herself and Yellen is a total joke as the fed chairman.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: My 2 Cents, 8/28/2014 6:50:19 AM     (No. 9984108)

Because he "Won"

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Keekng, 8/28/2014 7:12:51 AM     (No. 9984123)

He doesn´t care, Muslims do not celebrate Labor Day.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Arby, 8/28/2014 7:19:10 AM     (No. 9984131)

Isn´t that special?

This Messiah turns up constantly . . . wherever there´s money.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Rinktum, 8/28/2014 7:27:18 AM     (No. 9984138)

To all the donors who will be attending these soirées, you may be rich but you are a bunch of chumps. Look at this country and truthfully tell us Obama is worth one dime. Your fortunes may have increased under him, but your country is collapsing. The poor are much worse off. The middle class is disappearing. There are no jobs and therefore no hope on the horizon for millions of Americans. The racial divide has never been wider. Health care is a disaster. We are being invaded by the third world. Your money may insulate you from the reality of a country molded in Obama´s ideology, but eventually, you too will feel the pain. It is inevitable. When that day comes, know it was people like you who helped destroy the very country that has allowed you to prosper. Enjoy your party with your BFF. You deserve each other.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Daylily, 8/28/2014 7:40:50 AM     (No. 9984142)

He´s going out of his way looking for more and more ways to show his disdain for most Americans. He´s probably feeling very gleeful knowing he´s messing up this weekend for many. It´s always about him - except for accepting blame for something!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 8/28/2014 7:45:58 AM     (No. 9984146)

Is it just me or does it seem that the security precautions for this mutt are unparalleled ? I know that many ( probably most) don´t like him but there´s something about the fact that they had to close down part of a town and then erect a tent for him to literally cross the street between fundraising locations.
There is some subtle message to all of this and it has something to do with the racial narrative. Just can´t quite grasp it.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 8/28/2014 7:47:20 AM     (No. 9984149)

He could easily waive-off the restrictive flight rules when he is in a particular area. But he likes knowing his mere presence impacts people far and wide.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: PChristopher, 8/28/2014 7:52:30 AM     (No. 9984154)

Well, now that his bothersome workbreak is over, it´s back to the Vineyard. You people who actually live there should force that Jarrett woman off the island by any means necessary or you´ll never have any peace.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: strike3, 8/28/2014 7:54:21 AM     (No. 9984157)

Good comments, #7.

Disrupting air travel, making people wait in long lines of traffic, jumping to the front of the line so he can stuff some barbecue into his big mouth. What does he think he is, a president?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Janjan, 8/28/2014 8:13:37 AM     (No. 9984176)

No one has ever enjoyed the perks of the Presidency more than the Obamas. And no one has ever gleefully rubbed it in America´s face in such a classless way.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Pearson365, 8/28/2014 8:16:18 AM     (No. 9984182)

1. The states of NY and RI are deep blue for Dems, so having Ofreak disrupt their holiday getaways is great. Highways around Purchase in Westchester County , for ex, will be closed if they are anywhere Obama´s 40 SUV motorcade and the home he where he will be passing his golf bag around in for checks.

2. Having 250 bribers at the Purchase fund raiser is why Democrats love big government: They get money from companies to have the Dems regulate them less or to regulate them favorably. Bribes are from established big businesses who don´t create jobs or new products, so our economy stagnates. Small & start up companies can´t afford $32,500 bribes, so they disappear into a regulatory nightmare.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Udanja99, 8/28/2014 8:24:17 AM     (No. 9984192)

This is a classic example of feeding the crocodile in hopes of getting eaten last.

If smidgen ultimately gets his way, his government will simply take over the one percenters´ bank accounts, investments and properties. They probably already have the means to electronically empty those offshore accounts.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: IDestroyObamasGoons, 8/28/2014 8:28:14 AM     (No. 9984198)

It is quite ironic that this lazy bum, who likely has done very little real work in his useless life goes to celebrate Labor Day weekend at the home of a bagillionaire ´Rat to raise money from other bajillionaire ´Rats. As for the little people inconvenienced by all that, he just says, tough cookies.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: winnie1, 8/28/2014 8:40:09 AM     (No. 9984208)

This is what happens when idiots vote for an IDIOT! This Community Organizer is set in his ways. I read his book or Bill Ayers book Dreams of my father and when he was on duty as community organizer he had two black women working under him who were doing all the work. They wanted to quit and were near a nervous breakdown, as Opie stood by twildding his thumbs. When it was time for awards he excepted them and made no mention of these two women. Now if things went wrong he would have exposed these two as the culprits. This is how this Empty Suit works. The idiots on Wall Street paying to see this fool is unbelievable, but I guess as long as the QE´s keep coming into the mkt they are happy with a bubble stock mkt. I ask WHEN WILL PEOPLE WAKE UP!

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Reply 18 - Posted by: congar, 8/28/2014 9:00:45 AM     (No. 9984250)

Glad to see our evil prince hasn’t lost his one remaining talent-reading a teleprompter for money. Too bad for the rest of us.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Grandpa Bill, 8/28/2014 9:24:03 AM     (No. 9984285)

Rink, you said it well.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 8/28/2014 9:24:23 AM     (No. 9984287)

$32,500 bucks to listen to a low IQ idiot read a teleprompter whistling and droning words while looking stoned. What a bunch of saps.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: donnaclaire, 8/28/2014 9:26:37 AM     (No. 9984291)

Not one good thing for America has come out of the Obama presidency - not one, blasted thing! It´ll be no different this weekend, or next, or next year, or in 2016 and up until mid-January 2017.

Americans certainly have a lot to fear from ´dear leader´ during this time period which will seem like an eternity. And Obama will be enjoying every minute of the further deterioration of our American spirit, international influence, security and economy.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: save America, 8/28/2014 9:54:45 AM     (No. 9984339)

He lit the match that set the world on fire. Now he acts like there is nothing going on except fundraising to further the (Slow Death of America),I mean the transformation.Nothing else matters to this bunch of control freaks. I guess they think ISIS will only go after Republicans.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Reality, 8/28/2014 10:19:43 AM     (No. 9984372)

Did he really plan to come back from vacation in time to go on another vacation to an expensive venue?

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Butch59, 8/28/2014 10:50:44 AM     (No. 9984415)

One thought that went through my mind as I read this article was the fact that all of these rich fat cat Dims don´t really do any hard work to earn their money. In one way or another, they depend on the working poor and middle class to toil daily in order to make products that are sold and work in every facet of the economy. And this includes Obozo. Now, I´d like to be rich as they are, but I would prefer to make it the old fashion way. Work for it and earn it. Not pay $32500.00 for getting Obozo´s attention and get the perks that will come by making a tax deductible contribution. And along with that thought, just what are these people going to do when there is no more middle class to perform all of that economic work? What is going to happen when they finally run out of other people´s money? We here all know it will happen sooner or later IF there are not significant changes in the way this country is run.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Me_Opinionated_Nah, 8/28/2014 11:52:47 AM     (No. 9984532)

There once was a man from Nantucket…

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 8/28/2014 12:19:48 PM     (No. 9984573)

It seems the goofier Øbama gets, the more "protective" of his person the Secret Service gets. Soon, they will be shutting down the entire Eastern Seaboard when he returns to and leaves Washington.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: The Advocate, 8/28/2014 12:26:51 PM     (No. 9984586)

Note the Air Charter Service is going to lose the money that they rely upon to get them through quieter times.
It´s always the "little people" who pay with this traitor.
" “A flight restriction was issued banning operations in the NYC area due to the president’s visit on Friday for practically the whole weekend, causing major business losses and inconvenience for our passengers on the busiest weekend of the year. It is frustrating. We have had to move at least 10 flights and cancel a number of private charters, costing us thousands of dollars. We count on this weekend to get us through the quieter months of the year. This will create a perfect storm on a holiday Friday, creating air space havoc between New York City and Boston.”
He creates havoc and destruction wherever he goes.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Felixcat, 8/28/2014 12:33:03 PM     (No. 9984598)

I read these articles about these one percenters and all I can think of is
Dr. Zhivago.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: f64, 8/28/2014 1:28:34 PM     (No. 9984719)

During the 17th thru 19th and into the the 20th century up to WWII Britain proudly called itself "a nation of shopkeepers". Now it´s a nation of hereditary dole moochers. But this didn´t make the "elite" any less elite. If anything, they´re more elite, even farther above the hoi polloi. This is what 0bama is doing for America´s "elite". Back in 1996, Stanley and Danko wrote "The Millionaire Next Door". In the book they described how ordinary middle class people who displayed certain characteristics became millionaires. One of the amazing facts brought in the book was there were then 3 million middle class families with net worths´ of over $1 million. Most were small business owners or professionals. This must have scared the bejeesus out of the "elite". Can´t have all those commoners crawling all over Brae Burn country club don´t ya know. So 0bama and the Socialist dRats are destroying the middle class. Of course they´re not doing to benefit to the "elite", no, no, no. It´s being done in the name of "social justice". So America´s middle class, our "nation of shopkeepers" is being turned into a nation of hereditary dole moochers.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Reality, 8/28/2014 2:53:59 PM     (No. 9984834)

He won´t do his job to protect us, the country, from terrorism, but he lives in a gilded security cacoon
The person is truly a coward.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 8/28/2014 7:07:09 PM     (No. 9985077)

They voted for him, they donated to him.

I do, however, feel badly for the service providers who depend on these people for their livelihoods.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: stryker714, 8/28/2014 9:56:35 PM     (No. 9985241)

A neighbor, 24, who served in Iraq and is familiar with Obama´s comings and goings in Atlanta says he will only come and go from Dobbins Air Force Base for security purposes. Whole base goes on lockdown. No city airports for him, even with Maynard Jackson´s name added onto Hartsfield airport, which is another story. He says Obama is the most protected president, ever. Well no wonder look how many people he has screwed over.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: dmjr, 8/28/2014 11:14:36 PM     (No. 9985317)

It is getting close to time to invoke the 25th Amendment, Section 4.

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The United States government is sending thousands of military troops to the west African nation of Liberia as part of the Obama administration´s Ebola virus-response strategy, the White House said late Monday night. [Snip] ´A general from U.S. Army Africa, the Army component of U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), will lead this effort, which will involve an estimated 3,000 U.S. forces.´ Liberia is the hardest-hit of the four west African nations that have confirmed Ebola cases, accounting for more than one-half of the fatalities. The others are Sierra Leone, Guinea and, to a lesser extent, Nigeria.

Obama seeks faster phaseout
of popular coolant in effort
to curb greenhouse gases

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Washington Post, by Joby Warrick    Original Article
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The Obama administration is preparing to introduce major steps to phase out production of a popular chemical coolant used in refrigerators and air conditioners, citing growing evidence that the substance is contributing to the warming of the planet. The White House will announce on Tuesday a series of voluntary commitments by some of the country’s largest chemical firms and retailers to move rapidly away from R-134a and similar compounds used in nearly every office, home and automobile in the country, according to current and former U.S. officials familiar with the effort. The administration is simultaneously stepping up diplomatic efforts to

Barack Obama’s Biggest Lie
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PJ Media, by Roger L. Simon    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 9/15/2014 4:41:47 AM     Post Reply
There’s a lot of competition for Barack Obama’s biggest lie. The man who could assure the American public with a straight face over thirty times that they could keep their doctor under his health plan, when he knew that to be completely false, is one hellluva fibber. But execrable as that serial prevarication may have been, it doesn’t hold a proverbial candle to his most recent whopper — that the Islamic State is not Islamic — not to mention its corollary, or perhaps subsidiary lie, that real religions do not indulge in murder. Islam has been doing that pretty much straight

Is there a mutiny brewing around Obama?
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Washington Post, by Ed Rogers    Original Article
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Is a mutiny happening around President Obama? It appears possible that the president may not have made two of his most recent decisions with complete free will. The announcement that he would delay his immigration initiative until after the election and his formal announcement that the United States would take military action against the Islamic State could have been coerced. Maybe Democratic leaders in Congress and a few members of the Obama team have had it. Could it be that, after President Obama briefed Democrats in Congress on the immigration plan, they balked? Maybe the president was told that, if he

Paul Ryan Complains About
Conservative Media, Praises Obama

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Breitbart Big Journalism, by Tony Lee    Original Article
Posted By: mitzi- 9/15/2014 2:48:37 PM     Post Reply
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) tsk-tsked conservative media for "coarsening our debate" and vowed to "do my small part" to keep things civil before spontaneously praising President Obama´s recent foreign policy decisions. In an interview for Meet the Press´s "Press Pass" segment, Ryan and new host Chuck Todd might have been mistaken for being on a "No Labels" panel discussion as they both lamented how politicians are rewarded in "advocacy media outlets" for bold rhetoric and standing firm in their positions. Todd lamented that "members of both parties" often "get standing ovations for the rhetoric," to which Ryan replied, "I don´t

Study Finds Michelle O’s Healthy Food Program
Elitist, Sexist, and Shames Working Mothers

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Gateway Pundit, by Jim Hoft    Original Article
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First Lady Michelle Obama has made healthy eating and exercise her signature issue. But, a recent study published by the Sage Journal found that her “elitist” advice actually “shames poor and middle class mothers.” The College Fix added that the study found that Michelle Obama’s healthy eating program is also sexist. It’s also sexist, the study’s authors suggest, noting that “intentionally or not, it places the burden of a healthy home-cooked meal on women.” Sage Journals published the study by North Carolina researchers Sarah Bowen, Sinikka Elliott and Joslyn Brenton. Here are a few of the findings: Magazines such as Good Housekeeping and

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