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 Jan 4 - obamas hawaii vacations cost taxpayers over $20 million
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Obama's Family Vacations to Cost Taxpayers Over $20 Million



President Barack Obama’s four vacations to Hawaii since becoming president may cost taxpayers “in excess of $20 million, and possibly much, much more,’’ the White House Dossier reports.

A breakdown by the Hawaii Reporter shows his trips in 2009, 2010, and 2011 cost about $4 million, much of it for Air Force One. But that doesn’t include costs like flying in advance teams and separate flights Michelle Obama twice took.

When Obama returned from Hawaii to work on the fiscal cliff deal last week and then jetted back to Honolulu, the second roundtrip flight added about $3.24 million to the tab, bringing the 2012-1013 vacation to over $7 million, the Reporter said.

“If we a.ssume the estimates are probably quite low, then it’s likely to the bill for the combined vacations is more than $20 million,’’ said the Dossier’s Keith Koffler.

“Given that much of the cost involves transporting the First Family and its retinue, the Obamas could have saved taxpayers millions by doing what the vast majority of Americans do: taking either one trip a year, or none.’’

Koffler said while some argued the president is justified in returning to Hawaii because that is where he was born and grew up, “how many of us get to go visit our roots for a two week vacation every year?

“The Obamas probably also feel they must go to Hawaii because they are creatures of habit . . . But their allegiance to routine is costing the taxpayers – including those in the middle class Obama claims to care so much about – millions of dollars.’’
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he the president if thats what it takes for him to get to and from then so be it. honestly 20 mil in 4 years aint sh*t. im more worried about the amount spent on f!ghting "terror" and "drugs"
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every countries presidents do thsi sh*t. Putins probably cost $50 million. Writer sounds like a d!ckhead who voted for mitt romney
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i dont believe that sh*t.
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My president can raise whatever taxes he wants to take a vacation, he deserves it
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newsmax? didn't read.
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ruff said:
My president can raise whatever taxes he wants to take a vacation, he deserves it
your stupid. congress raises taxes not the pres..
Plus there are no taxes for vacations...


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Also BX did you agree with the media and others attacking our last pres. for going golfing??

Especially when him and his wife took their vacations to volunteer in Africa...

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KFrizzle said:
your stupid. congress raises taxes not the pres..
Plus there are no taxes for vacations...


^Here's the real problem^

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Also BX did you agree with the media and others attacking our last pres. for going golfing??

Especially when him and his wife took their vacations to volunteer in Africa...
The real problem is that ur not careful what u believe. U magnetize to articles that confirm ur opinion.
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KFrizzle said:
your stupid. congress raises taxes not the pres..
Plus there are no taxes for vacations...


^Here's the real problem^

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Also BX did you agree with the media and others attacking our last pres. for going golfing??

Especially when him and his wife took their vacations to volunteer in Africa...
the irony
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360crazy said:
The real problem is that ur not careful what u believe. U magnetize to articles that confirm ur opinion.

although the economy was much different
BUsh wasn't telling Americans to sacrifice and then turning around and spending lavishly.

didn't your mama tell u practice as you preach... you know the whole avoid being a hypocrite thing?

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Yes our pres and family deserve vacations..

i don't give a fu*k who is pres... they should not cost more than the Royal pointless Family.. Who have how many castles and houses???
Something needs to be changed if our first family is costing this much...

only thing u can blame Obama for is him not making an effort to cut cost... no one should say he can't take a vacation
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Leave my n*gga Obeezy alone..

n*gga gotta stunt out there, like the president should do.

Wish I could personally put a couple dollars in my n*gga pocket myself. Maybe to cover his baggage cost or something..

Keep doin what you doin my n*gga
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TheMindOf said:
Leave my n*gga Obeezy alone..




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As if only republican politicians spend tax payer money wisely
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KFrizzle said:




You sound like a ROMNEY voter
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lol

20 million is like 20 cents per person

obama been in office 4 years

so basically, everybody in the country gave the equivalent of a nickel a year for these vacations for the POTUS

insignificant sh*t. . .
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KFrizzle said:




people are more mad about the black POTUS spending tax dollars for vacation than they are mad at bankers who use govt kickbacks (also tax dollars) to throw orgies and sh*t
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The fu*k is he spending 20 million for a vocation for? What a fu*ken waste.
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ruff said:
My president can raise whatever taxes he wants to take a vacation, he deserves it


Get off his d!ck....Did you say this when Bush did the same sh*t?
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TheMindOf said:
Leave my n*gga Obeezy alone..

n*gga gotta stunt out there, like the president should do.

Wish I could personally put a couple dollars in my n*gga pocket myself. Maybe to cover his baggage cost or something..

Keep doin what you doin my n*gga
Get off his d!ck...You Obama stans are pathetic. I GUARANTEE that you weren't saying this when Bush was using our tax money to take vacations...
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Lighto said:
if romney did this, (if he won of course) bx would explode.
Exactly...when Bush did it, people had a problem with it...yet its okay if Obama does it. Hypocrites..
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