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  • CNN EXPOSES Trump For Golf & Mar a Lago Trips After Promising He Would Never Go On Vacation

    04/16/2017 3:53:37 AM PDT · by where's_the_Outrage? · 246 replies
    CNN ^ | Apr 15, 2017 | CNN
    <p>Well CNN in this Youtube vid seems to be correct here, Trump said one thing on the campaign trail and now is doing another.</p> <p>Yes, it is amazing that CNN is finally covering presidential vacation costs.</p> <p>But two important distinctions, Trump is actually visiting his real home from his temporary White House residence. The 2nd is that if Trump were not president he could still do the same thing.</p>
  • Conservative Columnist to GOP Lawmakers: Cancel All Vacations for Congress Until August

    04/06/2017 7:22:23 AM PDT · by davikkm · 11 replies
    Liz Peek, columnist for The Fiscal Times and FOX News, told the GOP Congress to cancel their vacation until August to get tax cuts through this year. https://youtu.be/pP2L8qbGS8Q
  • London (Vanity)

    03/27/2017 6:27:19 PM PDT · by piytar · 51 replies
    Free Republic ^ | 28-Mar-2017 | Piytar
    Have a dear friend going on vacation for the first time in several years. (She works too hard.) Going to London for a bit over a week. Any Freepers have advice about fun/interesting/relaxing things to do in London?
  • BARACK OBAMA HAS JUST ARRIVED AT THE FENUA

    03/16/2017 4:34:44 PM PDT · by RummyChick · 64 replies
    dispatch of tahiti ^ | 3/15/17 | dispatch of tahiti
    The plane of Barack Obama just arrives to land, this Wednesday afternoon, at the airport of Tahiti-Faa'a, in the northern zone. An enormous security device had been put in place for the arrival of the 44th president of the United States now retired. Everything had been planned so that the latter were invisible to the image hunters. Barack Obama has just taken the plane of Air Tetiaroa in the wake to join the luxury hotel The Brando. The most famous retiree in the world is also expected to make a small trip to Bora Bora ... He should stay almost...
  • Going To DC This Summer (Vanity)

    03/03/2017 5:19:27 PM PST · by RushIsMyTeddyBear · 144 replies
    FreeRepublic ^ | 3/3/2017 | Me
    Will be taking a 4-day trip to DC this summer. Any recommendations on what to see and where to eat? We lucked up on a good hotel (normally $600 a night for $100 two blocks from the Whitehouse.) Have already contacted our Senator about getting approval to tour. I'll sit back and enjoy (while writing things down.) Also tell me what to avoid. Thanks!
  • President Obama ditching frigid DC to head to sunny Palm Springs after inauguration

    01/16/2017 2:53:24 PM PST · by COUNTrecount · 102 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | January 16, 2017 | Chris Spargo
    President Obama ditching frigid DC to head to sunny Palm Springs after inauguration while moving vans are spotted outside his new $4.3m home President Obama will fly to Palm Springs on Friday with his wife Michelle and daughters Sasha and Malia There is a good chance that the Obamas could be staying at the home of Michael Smith and James Costos, where they have stayed in the past Once the vacation is over, the Obamas will return to the 8,200-square-foot-home they have leased in DC for the next two years On Monday afternoon, moving vans were spotted outside the Obama's...
  • Obama hits Kaneohe Klipper for round of golf

    12/23/2016 2:44:12 PM PST · by LeoWindhorse · 16 replies
    Hono Star Bull ^ | Dec 23, 2016 | Star-Advertiser Staff
    After working out at the gym, President Barack Obama is spending the seventh day of his holiday vacation in Hawaii hitting the links at the Kaneohe Klipper Golf Club at Marine Corps Base Hawaii.
  • Arizona Memorial will be closed Tuesday for visit by Obama, Abe

    12/21/2016 11:27:22 PM PST · by LeoWindhorse · 34 replies
    Hono Star Bull ^ | December 21, 2016 | Star-Advertiser Staff
    The USS Arizona Memorial and Pearl Harbor Visitor Center will be closed Tuesday due to a visit by President Barack Obama and Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the National Park Service said. The closure also will apply to the adjacent USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, according to the park service.
  • On Final Overseas Trip, Obama Reassures Europe (Trying to Upstage Trump?)

    11/15/2016 7:05:28 AM PST · by PghBaldy · 23 replies
    Voice of America ^ | November 15 | Staph
    LONDON — Outgoing U.S. President Barack Obama was in Greece Tuesday, bringing to Europe much sought assurances about the U.S. commitment to NATO under the presidency of Donald Trump. Before leaving the United States, Obama said President-elect Trump told him he intends to maintain America's core strategic relationships. Athens is the first stop on Obama’s last foreign trip as president.
  • Anthony Weiner rides through sex addiction rehab on a horse

    11/04/2016 10:33:49 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 77 replies
    NY Post ^ | November 4, 2016 | Rebecca Rosenberg and Daniel Halper
    As this exclusive Post photo shows, Anthony Weiner spent Friday morning getting a dose of “equine therapy’’ for his sex addiction at The Recovery Ranch at Nunnelly, Tenn., a tony woodsy respite for deep-pocketed patrons.
  • Are refugees really going back to war zones 'on holiday'? [Germany]

    09/13/2016 9:20:31 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 4 replies
    TheLocal.de ^ | 13 Sep 2016 17:14 GMT+02:00 | Emma Anderson | With DPA
    A major German newspaper reported this week that refugees are traveling back to their homelands “on vacation” and then coming back again to Germany. But experts tell The Local this isn’t really the case. A Die Welt report titled “Refugees go on holiday to where they were persecuted” has been raising eyebrows this week as people question how this could happen. The report was based on cases being reported by Berlin labor agencies that some recognized refugees, who are also registered as unemployed, traveled back to Syria, Afghanistan or Lebanon, and later returned to Germany. […] Legally, anyone who has...
  • Obama Golfs as Louisiana Floods

    08/19/2016 3:30:50 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 39 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | August 19, 2016 | Katherine Rodriguez
    President Barack Obama has decided to stay on the golf course in Martha’s Vineyard, despite Louisiana getting hit by floods that are causing one of the worst U.S. natural disasters since Hurricane Sandy.
  • Obama interrupting vacation to campaign for Clinton

    08/15/2016 11:53:26 AM PDT · by PROCON · 54 replies
    AP ^ | Aug. 15, 2016
    EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) — Golf, afternoons at the beach and ... political campaigning? President Barack Obama is interrupting what so far has been a leisurely vacation to help raise money for Hillary Clinton, the Democratic presidential nominee. Obama has said there's never been anyone more qualified than Clinton, who was his rival in the 2008 presidential contest and his first-term secretary of state, to be president.
  • Poll: More Americans Want to Vacation with Trump over Clinton

    08/03/2016 12:27:31 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 20 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 2,2016 | Alex Swoyer
    More Americans would rather go on vacation with Donald Trump than with Hillary Clinton, according to a new poll. Thirty-nine percent of Americans would rather go on vacation with Trump, while 33 percent picked Clinton, according to survey results from HomeToGo, a search engine for vacation rentals.
  • Still Grazin’ In The Grass

    06/19/2016 4:36:46 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 9 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 6-19-2016 | MOTUS
    I see we’re wrapping up our 8 year tour of duty exactly the same way we launched it: with a taxpayer funded tour of several national parks out west. This time Barry warned that unless we do something about global warming, there will be no more National Parks! Recalling the first time he saw a moose in Yosemite,he said it changed him forever. Good argument against moose on the loose if you ask me.Anyway, I thought it might be fun to “reflect” back over the years and see how much we’ve all “changed” since that first “short” trip to the...
  • One last time: President Obama and family head to Martha's Vineyard this summer

    05/25/2016 5:05:13 AM PDT · by C19fan · 16 replies
    Mass Live ^ | May 24, 2016 | Gintautas Dumcius
    President Obama's last year in office will indeed include a vacation trip to Martha's Vineyard. While the White House hasn't put out information confirming the visit, the Cape Cod Times reports that the Coast Guard said the president is flying to the island and staying for up to three weeks this summer.
  • Cruz taking the week off from Senate

    05/17/2016 2:49:03 PM PDT · by monkapotamus · 91 replies
    Politico ^ | May 17, 2016 | Burgess Everett
    Ted Cruz is taking some time off from the Senate to recover from a brutal presidential campaign. After returning to Washington last week to work on a defense policy bill, the Texas senator is spending this week back home. He'll miss votes on Zika funding legislation as well as appropriations bills...
  • Judicial Watch: Obama Family 2015 Honolulu Christmas Vacation Cost Taxpayers $3,590,313...

    03/30/2016 12:06:16 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 30 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | March 30, 2016
    Full title: Judicial Watch: Obama Family 2015 Honolulu Christmas Vacation Cost Taxpayers $3,590,313 in Flight Expenses Alone Obama 2014 and 2015 trips to New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Palm City, Florida, cost taxpayers at least $286,416 in Secret Service expenses Known travel expenses for the Obamas and Vice President Joe Biden have exceeded $78,003,292.44 (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it has obtained records from the Department of the Air Force revealing the Obama family 2015 Christmas vacation to Honolulu, Hawaii, cost the taxpayers $3,590,313.60 in flight expenses alone. According to the Air Force records, the Obamas...
  • World's biggest cruise ship to take to seas for first time

    03/10/2016 12:05:21 PM PST · by Red Badger · 88 replies
    www.thelocal.fr ^ | 10 Mar 2016 10:25 GMT+01:00 | Staff
    A cruise liner longer than the Eiffel Tower and 100 metres longer than the Titanic will set sail from a French port for the first time on Thursday. Harmony of the Seas will leave the western port of Saint Nazaire on Thursday afternoon and, if all goes well, not return until Sunday morning. The purpose of the voyage is mainly to test the power on the boat and how well it manoeuvres, which, given it weighs some 227,000 tonnes and measures 362 metres in length, will be interesting to see. There will be no passengers on board during the test...
  • President Obama's Hawaiian vacation continues with luau on Oahu's North Shore

    12/30/2015 8:38:51 PM PST · by LeoWindhorse · 32 replies
    Hawaii News Now ^ | Dec 30, 2015 | HNN Staff
    HALEIWA, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - President Obama continued his holiday vacation in Hawaii on Wednesday with what's become an annual tradition for the First Family -- a luau on the North Shore of Oahu. The luau is hosted by the president's high school classmate, Bobby Titcomb, every year when the First Family is in town. This year, the motorcade pulled up to his home near Haleiwa shortly after 1:20 p.m. Titcomb is a long-time friend of the president, graduating a year after Obama from Punahou School on Oahu. He is often seen golfing with the president during his vacations in Hawaii,...