Skip to comments.CURL: The Obamas live the 1 percent life
Posted on 03/31/2013 9:54:54 PM PDT by Perseverando
But something remarkable has happened with these occupants of the White House: Neither President Obama nor first lady Michelle appear to give a damn about perception. They won the White House and, by God, theyre going to enjoy their time there, no matter the cost. And who cares what you think, anyway?
How else to explain the nonstop vacations the pair keep taking during what Mr. Obama calls the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression? In 2013, the First Family has already enjoyed three vacations thats one a month. (Sorry, Joe America, you might have to forget your week at the beach again this year, but make sure you get those taxes in on time!)
The Obamas ended 2012 and kicked off 2013 in an $8 million, 6,000-square-foot house in Hawaii (they left well before Dec. 25, by the way). There, the president played five rounds of golf (breaking the 100-rounds-as-president threshold). Scarcely a month into Term 2, Mrs. Obama headed off for Aspen, taking along the couples daughters. Vice President Joseph R. Biden also hit the Colorado slopes. While the girls (and Joe) were gone, Mr. Obama nipped down to Florida for a four-day boys weekend of golf, teeing it up with his buddies and Tiger Woods. He hit the links again this weekend, then dropped in for an NCAA tournament game in Washington.
Jumpin Joe, for his part, spent New Years in the Virgin Islands and popped off over the Easter weekend for a golf outing at the glorious Kiawah Island, S.C. (where rounds of golf on the spectacular Ocean Course run $353 nearly $20 a hole). His third vacation of the year came the same week as reports that he and his entourage spent $460,000 for a single night in London
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I have a number of issues with "W." and his administration, but Obama sure know how to make him look really good!
Commies desire to be governed by the elite few that “know better” than they. Don’t expect the OWS idiots to be alarmed by this Marxist 1%er.
The unemployed 99% need to Occupy the White House. Of course, the occupants will probably be on vacation. They’re gone a lot.
” Movin On Up......”
I have a theory. Obama and his family are living the life that millions of blacks can only dream of living. Their own circumstance are worse than they were thirty years ago, but they have their idol.
Movin On Up......
Thing is, the Jeffersons earned it.
American blacks are certainly conditioned to celebrate when another black does well in life, so that would be part of it.
Word for the weary.
I do not deal with Idiots anymore. If the US is the land of idiots, thuggery, or just plain bastard-ism, get off me.
I live without you. I choose as well. I choose life.
And the sheep all go: “Meeeeeh”!
The headline is just silly, the obama’s live the 0.001% life on our dime.
This is the well-worn Adam Clayton Powell theory, that I remember my Mom espousing. She approved of it entirely. So Adam Clayton Powell is President, finally.
Obama also had a golf tutor.
And we are conditioned to treating our Presidents as royalty. The Last President who lived frugally was Calvin Coolidge. Harry Truman lived something like a middle class life style. Jimmy Carter made a show of it, but Reagan brought back the imperial style, which Obama is now doing with Flash.
they live the 1/10th of 1% life.
So there are 3e8 people in the USA then 0.001% of these amount to 3e8 X 1e-5 = 3000 people, or some several hundred families living this HiLife. Well, ballpark!
Ronald Reagan made sure that he paid for his horses feed at his ranch. The Secret Service horse feed was paid for by the Secret Service.
The evil thief we have in there today probably pays for very little.
That’s what I think too. They don’t mind living a bad life, as long as they can live vicariously through the Obamas.
Just how old is that vacuum cleaner? LOL!
We are now well done. Anyone got the fork? Hope$ & Change$
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