Skip to comments.White House Petition- Stop charging taxpayers for your vacations while the sequester is in effect.
Posted on 03/07/2013 11:35:43 AM PST by TastyManatees
As the President plans a fabulous vacation for his family to Martha's Vineyard, a new White House petition:
Mr. President, stop charging U.S. taxpayers for your personal and family vacations while the sequester is in effect.
We object to the President charging taxpayers for his vacations, since he has now imposed sequester cuts on the military and his own personal fortune of $12 Million is more than enough to cover his costs. Since 2009, the President and his family have spent tens of millions of taxpayer dollars for working vacations to Hawaii, golf outings, and trips for his wife and children around the world. As taxpayers, we find it unconscionable for a multimillionaire to bill us for his vacation costs, while telling our military to make do with less. We ask that; (1) the President and his family stop using taxpayer-funded military transport for vacations, or (2) the President personally reimburse the U.S. Treasury for all costs associated with his vacations, including transportation and salaries.
The petition means nothing, but it feels good.
Hey, he’s black (half) and he was reelected, that’s all anyone needs to know. Give up perks or pay his own way? That’s for the serfs and not for rulers like him.
FUBO & FAD & Down with the democrat party
....and the MSM went berserk every time Bush played golf a whopping 24 times during his entire 8 year presidency, while Obozo has gone over 100 times and he’s not even into his second term more than two months..........
Heard on Rush a little while ago that the est. cost of tours is $18k per week,
Meanwhile his automobile entourage for dinner last night was 20 vehicles, to go 1/2 mile.
And his and the Mooch’s vacations....
Another thread puts the tour costs at $74k.
Weird, only 20 signatures or so. Thought something this common sense would be a lot more popular. Guess you can never tell.