Skip to comments.It's Good To Be the King--Obama's Million Dollar New York City Joyride
Posted on 05/30/2009 8:42:47 PM PDT by kristinn
The King and Queen of America went on a date in New York City tonight. Unlike other couples, Barack and Michelle Obama's night on the town cost the American taxpayer upwards of a miilion dollars.
While there is a chance Barack paid for their dinner and theater tickets, it is a certainty that taxpayers were hit up for the massive costs of a presidential movement that involved three Gulfstream jets, cargo planes to preposition Marine helicopters, presidential limousines and other motorcade vehicles, travel, hotel and per diem costs for Secret Service advance teams, background checks on the restaurant and theater employees, manning security perimeters, maintaining checkpoints and conducting counter-terrorism and counter-espionage measures for the trip.
According to news reports this was King Obama's first visit to New York since his coronation last January. Normally, presidents will schedule at least one official act or meeting to justify a trip like this. It is pretty much unheard of for a president to joyride around the country for a night out on the the town.
But Obama fancies himself a king, and his wife a queen. It was just a few months ago when the Obama White House criticized corporate executives for flying private jets and spending corporate dollars on expensive conferences in cities like Las Vegas while their companies were being bailed out by the federal government.
Obama's government itself is being bailed out to the tune of trillions of dollars yet King Obama does not believe that he should abide by the laws he lords over others to obey.
Spendthrift hypocritical kings tend to lose their crowns. Impeachment or forced resignation could be the future of this royal couple if they carry on living like Kings and Queens on the sweaty labor of the American worker.
Yeah, well, when you are The Messiah, the peasants would never dare to object, not the fawning media to expose it...........
Now is the time to sacrifice, remember?
She's all dressed up and he's not? These people should get a clue.
Bambi likes his Bling-Bling one
Unless they're buzzy the Statue of Liberty.....By the way do you suppose MO was just going on a shopping trip that day to pick up a new dress and clutch for this evening.....
The plane stopped in Atlantic City that day. Find out who got off there.
Oh bum ah
Speaking of “Impeachment or forced resignation”
Follow this link....It’s already been posted on FR...
Now why would Walden release ALL this information at one time and now?
King Soetro I rules from Jakarta to Nairobi and the great western lands in between.
I saw his helo land when I docked today around 4 p.m..
In the interest of transparency, I demand receipts and statements (both governmental and personal re: trips), are posted to the website.
Exactly right on!
I still want to know more about the flight of over NYC.
He did sacrifice - they didn’t take the Boeing 747, remember?
Where is the breast belt and fancy sneakers?
Interesting... Well, if MichelleMaBelle were any sort of First Lady, she would have gracefully and generously declined King Barry’s offer to take her to the big city until a time when it would be more appropriate.
That is exactly what Laura Bush would do.
North Korea? Never heard of it! Is that in Asia somewhere?
Good tagline by the way.
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