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Shutdown takes its toll on White House operations (The horror!)
AP ^ | 10-08-2013 | JOSH LEDERMAN

Posted on 10/08/2013 5:11:15 AM PDT by babbabooey

WASHINGTON (AP) — Now in its second week, the partial government shutdown has taken its toll on the White House, where about 3 of 4 staffers have been furloughed, barred even from checking the BlackBerrys they usually clutch like worry beads.

Of the 1,701 advisers, assistants, number-crunchers, butlers, chefs and landscapers who work at the White House on a normal day, fewer than 450 are on duty, according to President Barack Obama's budget office. The rest fall under an unfortunate label that has kept hundreds of thousands of federal workers home: "non-essential."

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: reggielove; shutdown
Fortunately, the personal chefs, dog walker/groomers, caddie, & full-time movie theatre operator are all considered essential personnel...
1 posted on 10/08/2013 5:11:15 AM PDT by babbabooey
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To: babbabooey

Where is Reggie?


2 posted on 10/08/2013 5:12:57 AM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.......)
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To: babbabooey

FUBO!


3 posted on 10/08/2013 5:13:03 AM PDT by seeker41 (take your country back by whatever means necessary)
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To: babbabooey

Yeah, instead of having his manservant put on his pants, Obama has to put them on himself.


5 posted on 10/08/2013 5:16:21 AM PDT by cotton1706
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To: babbabooey
I was driving through the city the other day, and decided to go past the WW2 memorial. The place was crawling with tourists even though the 'Barrycades' were still up. Tourists were lined up to get their photos taken standing behind a 'Barrycade' that had a "KEEP OUT - DON NOT ENTER" sign on it.

The scene was so funny, I stopped (in the right lane, there was no traffic) just to take in the comedy of it all.

Suddenly a Prius came up behind me (he could have gone around in the left lane) but decided to beep to get me to move. I held my ground until he finally went around. I keep imagining it was probably some disgruntled White House worker checking out the crowds at the WW2 memorial.

6 posted on 10/08/2013 5:20:24 AM PDT by 11th_VA (I want a president who won't enforce tax laws ...)
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To: babbabooey

Don’t forget the landscaper who cares for the veggie garden.


7 posted on 10/08/2013 5:21:10 AM PDT by R. Scott (Humanity i love you because when you're hard up you pawn your Intelligence to buy a drink)
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To: babbabooey
From the article:This just about breaks my heart.
8 posted on 10/08/2013 5:22:48 AM PDT by upchuck (nobamacare must be stopped before it can live down to our expectations.)
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To: babbabooey
Of the 1,701 advisers...

What? One THOUSAND ....WHAT? You got to be freakin' kidding me.

To quote Ted Nugent from his magnificent article last week:

"The Fedzilla employs more people than any company on earth, because the beast has hired thousands of inept, careless souls to do the job of a dozen truly capable, accountable individuals."

If anyone wants to read the greatest article written all year, print it out, frame it like I did, here it is:

http://www.wnd.com/2013/10/keep-the-fedzilla-beast-shut-down/

9 posted on 10/08/2013 5:23:10 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (What do we want? Time travel. When do we want it? It's irrelevant.)
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To: babbabooey

What about the 22 staffers assigned to Moochelle?

Even her tHighness Hitlery Klintoon only had three.

All other 1st Ladies had only one, and Mrs. Eisenhower paid for hers out of her husband’s salary.


10 posted on 10/08/2013 5:24:16 AM PDT by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: babbabooey

But what about Big Moochies personal staff?

Does she still have her personal toilet flusher?

Has The Keeper Of The Wigs been declared non-essential?

And what about America’s own Caeser, Barackus Obamacus himmself?

Is his personal food taster still employed?

Is he still hosting nightly Rap and Hip-Hop parties for 500 of the First Couple’s closest friends?


11 posted on 10/08/2013 5:32:27 AM PDT by Iron Munro (When a killer screams 'Allahu Akbar' you don't need to be mystified about a motive.)
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To: babbabooey

only 450 servants? OMG Michelle must be making toaster waffles and sending her wig out to a dry cleaner to get by

the horror

btw if renters and leaseholders are being evicted from govt property why haven’t the obamas been escorted out? Different rules for mobile home dwellers and senior citizens than for Chicago grifters?


12 posted on 10/08/2013 5:33:06 AM PDT by silverleaf (Age takes a toll: Please have exact change)
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To: babbabooey

Sacre bleu! King Louis’ court at Versailles may have to do without the Lord Chamberlain! However WILL His Highness survive? Mon dieu!


13 posted on 10/08/2013 5:37:38 AM PDT by IronJack (=)
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To: Iron Munro

IS Mama Robinson still stayin at the White Crib?


14 posted on 10/08/2013 5:38:19 AM PDT by Trailerpark Badass (There should be a whole lot more going on than throwing bleach, said one woman.)
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To: babbabooey

that deal with the red carpet really burns me


15 posted on 10/08/2013 5:40:25 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: babbabooey

Oh no - Moochelle may have to actually weed her own garden!!


16 posted on 10/08/2013 5:51:09 AM PDT by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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To: babbabooey

Taxpayers spent $1.4 billion on Obama family last year (24x more than the British Royal Family)
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2936867/posts


17 posted on 10/08/2013 5:52:51 AM PDT by babbabooey (All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing...)
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To: babbabooey

Moochelle is non-essential. As are all of her aids.


18 posted on 10/08/2013 5:54:23 AM PDT by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: silverleaf

Can’t you just see the mooch not able to get out of bed, draperies drawn, door locked crying, “what about my hair, my clothes, my shoes, my vacation, my lobster, my jet?!


19 posted on 10/08/2013 5:59:45 AM PDT by Toespi
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To: babbabooey

I wonder if their ‘wipers’ were sent home.

Or BO’s ‘taster’- you know, the one who wasn’t available the day he was offered food on a peasant walkabout so, he had to turn it down.


20 posted on 10/08/2013 6:07:57 AM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: babbabooey

1701 White House...employees.....WTF...

A private business could probably do it with under 500 employess...or less


21 posted on 10/08/2013 6:56:00 AM PDT by Popman (Liberal wars are about killing people for humanitarian reasons...)
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To: babbabooey

The Obama’s need to be kicked out. The government is shutdown. Why are they allowed to occupy?

Mooch can cook her own damn beenie weenies in her own house not on government land.


22 posted on 10/08/2013 6:58:59 AM PDT by dforest
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To: VerySadAmerican

What about the guy who walks Bo & his mate, and who cleans up the White Hut lawn after them, for $100,000?


23 posted on 10/08/2013 7:27:00 AM PDT by EinNYC
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To: babbabooey

Non-essential. There is much meaning in that term.


24 posted on 10/08/2013 8:31:08 AM PDT by lurk
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To: babbabooey

BTTT - Throw all the parasites out..


25 posted on 10/08/2013 9:04:22 AM PDT by TomServo
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To: EinNYC

No. That is not true. Is it?


26 posted on 10/08/2013 9:50:58 AM PDT by TangledUpInBlue (I have no home. I'm the wind.)
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To: 11th_VA
Suddenly a Prius came up behind me

why would these socialists buy a Toyota Prius from an evil capitalist company like Toyota ? why don't they buy a car from a government like DC, the UN , or any government (local state or national)? oh that's right government can't produce a quality automobile to compete with a private for profit company. lol

It's also funny that democrats buy a Prius to save the planet from the global warming hoax when a mini Ice age is really coming( according to the Sun's solar cycle)

27 posted on 10/08/2013 10:18:02 AM PDT by rurgan (give laws an expiration date:so the congress has to review every 4 years to see if needed)
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To: babbabooey
Mrs O wore her pricey diamond bangles (bought on a govt salary?) at a DNC fund-raiser, attended by "tolerant and compassionate" Dems....raised big bucks to keep Mr O in office so he could work for "the poor." Mrs diamond Gothic cuff was priced at $15,350 set with 2.17 carats in diamonds and the Quatrefoil bracelet at $11,800 set with 1.73 carats in diamonds. (Excerpt) Read more at houston.culturemap.com.

Typical tolerant and compassionate lib/prog schtick---get the taxpayers to subsidize endless do-good programs "for the poor" .......and make a buck on it for themselves personally, and to keep the party in power.

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28 posted on 10/08/2013 3:37:38 PM PDT by Liz
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To: TangledUpInBlue

That’s what I read. The dog guy makes the big bucks.


29 posted on 10/08/2013 5:51:07 PM PDT by EinNYC
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To: cotton1706

What about his diaper?


30 posted on 10/08/2013 5:51:54 PM PDT by EinNYC
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To: babbabooey

Why isn’t the Secret Service laid off?


31 posted on 10/09/2013 6:12:10 AM PDT by madison10
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