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Obama looks to boost Gulf tourism with family trip (the save Michelle's face begins!)
Associated Press ^ | 8-13-10 | Julie Pacce

Posted on 08/13/2010 11:19:26 AM PDT by Justaham

President Barack Obama is heeding his own advice to American vacationers, taking his family to the Gulf Coast this weekend to help the sagging tourism industry. The president will arrive Saturday and spend just over 24 hours in the Panama City, Fla., area, a quick jaunt in contrast to the family's upcoming 10-day vacation to Martha's Vineyard, known as a destination for the wealthy and privileged.

White House officials dismiss questions about the length of the family's stay, saying that has no relation to the president's commitment to the region's recovery.

"The president is deeply committed to the folks in the Gulf region," said White House spokesman Bill Burton. He said Obama wants to ensure the people of the Gulf Coast are "made whole again after what was a terrible catastrophe."

Obama's been promoting the idea of Gulf travel as a way for Americans to help the region's recovery. The White House says the Obamas and daughter Sasha (her sister Malia's at summer camp) plan to spend much of their time in the Gulf enjoying the area's recreational activities.

(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: michelleobama; obamascandals; photoops; pravdamedia; vacationgirl; whereintheworldisvg

1 posted on 08/13/2010 11:19:27 AM PDT by Justaham
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To: Justaham

They all will be picking up oil balls, going to a soup kitchen and meeting with un-employed.


2 posted on 08/13/2010 11:20:23 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Justaham

That’s all this is...saving moo-shell’s face after her disgusting flaunt of taxpayer money in Spain...what a bitch.


3 posted on 08/13/2010 11:22:10 AM PDT by FrankR (It doesn't matter what they call us, only what we answer to....)
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To: Justaham

Far less damage was done to the Gulf by BP than by the media and the federal government. BO’s drilling ban is the real catastrophe for the Gulf’s economy.


4 posted on 08/13/2010 11:24:28 AM PDT by kittymyrib
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To: Justaham

FUBO!


5 posted on 08/13/2010 11:25:12 AM PDT by Artcore
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To: Justaham
The needle on the Crock-O-Meter is pegged.
6 posted on 08/13/2010 11:30:57 AM PDT by JPG (How much taxpayer $ did Mookie blow today?)
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To: Justaham
"The president is deeply committed to the folks in the Gulf region," said White House spokesman Bill Burton.

I have a question. How are we to understand "deeply committed"? Is this different from simply "committed", or "merely committed", and if so, how?

Or is it, as I suspect, just a series of sound waves that sound good on playback, but with no connection to reality?

7 posted on 08/13/2010 11:31:57 AM PDT by thulldud (Is it "alter or abolish" time yet?)
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To: FrankR

Actually it is another slap in the face. This fly in, fly out trip is an insult, but they are too dumb to realize it. The country is not that dumb. This is about seeing how little they can do to get themselves out of hot water. Won’t work.


8 posted on 08/13/2010 11:33:17 AM PDT by Bookwoman ("...and I am unanimous in this...")
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To: thulldud

You’re a non-elite. You’re not supposed to question The One. Off to a re-education camp for you...


9 posted on 08/13/2010 11:33:44 AM PDT by kromike
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To: Bookwoman

I know...they’ll probably sleep aboard AF1...lol


10 posted on 08/13/2010 11:35:49 AM PDT by FrankR (It doesn't matter what they call us, only what we answer to....)
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To: Bookwoman

You took the words out of my mouth. How can the president be so deeply committed to the Gulf when he’s just flying in and out of the place. What a crock of sh*t!


11 posted on 08/13/2010 11:37:57 AM PDT by Justaham
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To: Bookwoman

12 posted on 08/13/2010 11:39:05 AM PDT by ErnBatavia (It's not the Obama Administration....it's the "Obama Regime".)
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To: Justaham

I’ll betcha Moochelle is NOT happy about the “Michelle Antoinette” comparison! So I figure she’ll find a way to work in some real lowbrow no-class stuff into this trip to the Redneck Riviera. Then again, it’s all she knows...


13 posted on 08/13/2010 11:40:10 AM PDT by bigbob
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To: bigbob

After which, off she jets to stay with her rich buddies for 10 days on The Vineyard. Because, of couse, she’s one of us....


14 posted on 08/13/2010 11:42:58 AM PDT by Right Cal Gal (Ronald Reagan: "our liberal friends....know so much that isn't so...")
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To: FrankR; shibumi

*Nothing* can save her face.

It’s beyond redemption.

[but there’s always reconstructive surgery]


15 posted on 08/13/2010 11:43:00 AM PDT by Salamander (And I think I need some rest but sleeping don't come very easy in a straight white vest.)
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To: Justaham

Obama’s idea of recreational activities is spendimg tax money,no problem he will just impose more taxes it’s the democrat way.


16 posted on 08/13/2010 11:43:06 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: Bookwoman

You are exactly right! 24 hours on the Gulf Coast is absolutely an insult. The trip to Spain was a huge mistake and they didn’t realize it until it was too late to abort it. Now 24 hours to make up for the mistake in Spain is another stupid mistake. They are dolts!


17 posted on 08/13/2010 11:45:25 AM PDT by Ditter
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To: Justaham

So the plan is to celebrate Ramadam in the Gulf of Mexico eating shrimp and oysters? That should make everybody happy.


18 posted on 08/13/2010 11:56:55 AM PDT by equalitybeforethelaw
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To: Justaham

Way to take one for the team Øbongo!


19 posted on 08/13/2010 12:03:45 PM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: kromike
You’re a non-elite. You’re not supposed to question The One. Off to a re-education camp for you...

But I love Big Brother!!!

20 posted on 08/13/2010 12:04:21 PM PDT by thulldud (Is it "alter or abolish" time yet?)
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To: Artcore

need to add FUMO!!!!


21 posted on 08/13/2010 12:08:08 PM PDT by Gaffer ("Profiling: The only profile I need is a chalk outline around their dead ass!")
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To: ErnBatavia

Betcha that little bracelet on his arm says “If this poofter is found, please deliver him to his Mommy at.....”


22 posted on 08/13/2010 12:09:01 PM PDT by Gaffer ("Profiling: The only profile I need is a chalk outline around their dead ass!")
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To: Justaham; Slings and Arrows
Boost tourism?

Michelle is Vacation Girl!

First was 'Tourist Guy' followed by 'Looter Guy' and now introducing: 'Vacation Gal!' ()

23 posted on 08/13/2010 12:29:41 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (I wish our president loved the US military as much as he loves Paul McCartney.)
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To: Justaham

Bet he schedules a few more fundraisers as he travels through the region. He’s fundraising for the DNC (from well-heeled trial lawyers) on the public dime.


24 posted on 08/13/2010 12:30:52 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (I wish our president loved the US military as much as he loves Paul McCartney.)
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To: Justaham

Is he leaving moochelle in the Gulf and taking the rest of the family to Martha’s Vineyard?


25 posted on 08/13/2010 12:33:24 PM PDT by Carley (For those who fought for it, freedom has a flavor the protected will never know.)
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To: Carley

He’s leaving Moochelle in the Gulf to eat cake with the cows to save her face.


26 posted on 08/13/2010 12:54:07 PM PDT by Justaham
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To: Justaham
"The president is deeply committed to the folks in the Gulf region," said White House spokesman Bill Burton. He said Obama wants to ensure the people of the Gulf Coast are "made whole again after what was a terrible catastrophe."

Total horse hockey! If that were the case, they'd have been there earlier, and stayed for at least as long as they've been staying on their other vacations in tony areas of the country, and the world, this summer.

27 posted on 08/13/2010 3:37:25 PM PDT by SuziQ
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To: Bookwoman

I think this will hurt them. How much are we paying for them to jaunt to Florida for 24 hours only then to go for a LONG vacation in an elite community.

Marie Michelle can’t stand criticism and neither can her thin skinned Husband.


28 posted on 08/13/2010 3:44:33 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: Salamander
"*Nothing* can save her face. It’s beyond redemption. [but there’s always reconstructive surgery]"

I think they've come a long way -



Considering what they had to work with -


29 posted on 08/14/2010 12:18:21 AM PDT by shibumi (Pablo, wily, clever and detractive as all get out!)
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To: Bookwoman

That is exactly what I expect from Michelle Antoinette and The Won.

You’re right...the country is not that dumb, and it won’t work in their favor. But, it will work against them.


30 posted on 08/14/2010 12:26:50 AM PDT by dixiechick2000 (Remember November...I can see it from my house!)
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