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EU leaders court Obama with bling, vodka (back in 2009)
EU Observer ^ | 05/01/2013 @ 09:29 | Andrew Rettman

Posted on 05/01/2013 12:06:41 PM PDT by Olog-hai

What do you give a man who has everything, including the White House?

A bamboo bicycle? Bird-shaped cufflinks? Some coffee in a fancy box?

US President Barack Obama got all the above and lots more in 2009, according to a register of diplomatic gifts published by his protocol department this week.

Most of it ends up in storage in the National Archives and Records Administration in Washington. …

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


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; US: District of Columbia
KEYWORDS: bling; eussr; obama; vodka

1 posted on 05/01/2013 12:06:41 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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2 posted on 05/01/2013 12:20:46 PM PDT by dsrtsage (One half of all people have below average IQ. In the US the number is 54%)
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To: Olog-hai

Oh. We have seen his bimbo bicycle. That’s not in storage.


3 posted on 05/01/2013 12:26:09 PM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Vendetta))
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To: dsrtsage

It’s ALL about da bling-bling!!

Pastor David Manning calls them The Long-Legged Mack Daddy and The Fist Bumper.


4 posted on 05/01/2013 12:53:14 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Olog-hai
In each case, the protocol office duly noted: "non-acceptance would cause embarrassment to donor and US government."

First, the protocol office should inform the buffoon that the feet on the furniture might have been acceptable by drug hustling pimps in the gutters of Chicago but the American people expect more from the occupant of the oval office..

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Second, with the amount of national debt and the high cost of storing and cataloging all these high price gifts for decades, IMHO, we should have a National Yard Sale, maybe once every ten years?

5 posted on 05/01/2013 1:04:22 PM PDT by varon (USA Nationalist)
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