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#28818
Nov 19, 2012
 
Arnold-Ziffel wrote:
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How long do you think any President would last without Secret Service protection?
That would depend on how good he is on the range.:) Sorry, AZ first I'm in the business and second it's early. Good Morning and I hope you are well.

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#28819
Nov 19, 2012
 
Silvercoastcorks wrote:
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Here man, I got a compromise.
You can tax the wealthy. Tax them all day long.
But your president and vice president have to give up their perks and take a salary reduction.
That means...
No more Air Force 1 or 2.
No more Marine 1 or 2.
No more presidential limos.
No more Whitehouse or Number One Observatory Circle.
No more Secret Service Cadre.
No more secure communications.
No more staff catering to his beck and call.
Since your president is fighting for the common man, let him reside and walk with the common man.
Be a good place to start. Pelosi is not flying under the radar either.
"Taxpayers spent $1.4 billion dollars on everything from staffing, housing, flying and entertaining President Obama and his family last year, according to the author of a new book on taxpayer-funded presidential perks.
In comparison, British taxpayers spent just $57.8 million on the royal family."
http://dailycaller.com/2012/09/26/taxpayers-s...
So you wish for the president to go unprotected? I am sure you would love this.
Air force one is a mobile command unit. It is a must.
You do not understand how compromise works. Your requests are not reasonable.

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#28820
Nov 19, 2012
 
Arnold-Ziffel wrote:
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How long do you think any President would last without Secret Service protection?
Republican=no solutions
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#28821
Nov 19, 2012
 
emlu wrote:
<quoted text>That would depend on how good he is on the range.:) Sorry, AZ first I'm in the business and second it's early. Good Morning and I hope you are well.
I believe Bush was accorded the same benefits.Bush still has costly secret service protection right now.
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#28822
Nov 19, 2012
 
Mike Duquette wrote:
<quoted text>So you wish for the president to go unprotected? I am sure you would love this.
Air force one is a mobile command unit. It is a must.
You do not understand how compromise works. Your requests are not reasonable.
Maybe ending secret service protection for Bush would be a good start as well.
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#28823
Nov 19, 2012
 
emlu wrote:
<quoted text>Says it all, doesn't it.
Yeah it says it all alright! Maybe not the way you think it does.....
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Nov 19, 2012
 
emlu wrote:
<quoted text>That would depend on how good he is on the range.:) Sorry, AZ first I'm in the business and second it's early. Good Morning and I hope you are well.
y'all are right.The president should hitchhike if he has to go anywhere and he should carry a .357 and a30.06 to protect himself.This would undoubtedly encourage only true patriots to run for the office. ;)

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#28825
Nov 19, 2012
 
emlu wrote:
<quoted text>Says it all, doesn't it.
No
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#28826
Nov 19, 2012
 
This poster expressed what it means to me.

"Sour grapes seem to be the dish de jour for Republicans. I wish they'd get over it and try being loyal to our nation. "
emlu wrote:
<quoted text>Says it all, doesn't it.

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#28827
Nov 19, 2012
 
WACO 1909 wrote:
<quoted text>I believe Bush was accorded the same benefits.Bush still has costly secret service protection right now.
“The Secret Service provides lifelong protection to former presidents and their spouses if they were president before 1997. Subsequent presidents receive 10 years of protection for themselves and their spouses, though a spouse loses protection if divorced from the former president or if the former president dies.

“So President George W. Bush and his wife, Laura, will receive 10 years of protection, though Laura Bush would lose that protection before the 10-year mark if her husband died or they got divorced. President Bill Clinton and his wife, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, will receive protection their entire lives regardless of whether they divorce or the former president dies.

“Lady Bird Johnson — the wife of President Lyndon B. Johnson — received protection until her death in 2007."

"The Secret Service provides protection for major candidates, unless declined. The Secret Service has no role in determining who is to be considered a major candidate. The Secretary of the Homeland Security determines who qualifies as a major candidate and when such protection should commence under the authority of Title 18, United States Code, Section 3056. This determination is made in consultation with an advisory committee comprised of the following individuals:

Speaker of the House
House Minority Whip
Senate Majority Leader
Senate Minority Leader
One additional member chosen by the committee"

Taken from secret service public website

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<quoted text>So you wish for the president to go unprotected? I am sure you would love this.
Air force one is a mobile command unit. It is a must.
You do not understand how compromise works. Your requests are not reasonable.
Now who is being unreasonable? The planes of the 89th Airlift Wing are hardly a must. They might help the president do his job better but hardly a must.

You guys said the republican saber rattling was all for not prior to your president being re-elected. I will ask, if that truly is the case, what does your president have to fear other than fear itself?

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WACO 1909 wrote:
<quoted text>y'all are right.The president should hitchhike if he has to go anywhere and he should carry a .357 and a30.06 to protect himself.This would undoubtedly encourage only true patriots to run for the office. ;)
Hitchhiking are your words, not mine. I merely suggested giving up all the perks in our time of fiscal uncertainty.
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#28830
Nov 19, 2012
 
Silvercoastcorks wrote:
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Hitchhiking are your words, not mine. I merely suggested giving up all the perks in our time of fiscal uncertainty.
When Carter gave up some White House perks during the"gas crisis"critics said he was demeaning the office of president.
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Nov 19, 2012
 
Silvercoastcorks wrote:
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Now who is being unreasonable? The planes of the 89th Airlift Wing are hardly a must. They might help the president do his job better but hardly a must.
You guys said the republican saber rattling was all for not prior to your president being re-elected. I will ask, if that truly is the case, what does your president have to fear other than fear itself?
You.
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#28832
Nov 19, 2012
 
Actually Silvercoast I said that in a humorous fashion..I know you aren't a danger to the president except politically.

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#28833
Nov 19, 2012
 
WACO 1909 wrote:
<quoted text>When Carter gave up some White House perks during the"gas crisis"critics said he was demeaning the office of president.
True, times are different.

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#28834
Nov 19, 2012
 
WACO 1909 wrote:
Actually Silvercoast I said that in a humorous fashion..I know you aren't a danger to the president except politically.
I know man, just being chatty this morning. It is not raining and in a good mood.
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Nov 19, 2012
 
Silvercoastcorks wrote:
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I know man, just being chatty this morning. It is not raining and in a good mood.
Its clear and blue skies here gonna go up to 72 degrees.Naturally...I feel great!

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#28836
Nov 19, 2012
 
Silvercoastcorks wrote:
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I will ask, if that truly is the case, what does your president have to fear other than fear itself?
If you are going to use a quote, how about not using one by FDR. Remember, he was a socialist.
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WACO 1909 wrote:
<quoted text> Its clear and blue skies here gonna go up to 72 degrees.Naturally...I feel great!
Halt die Fressie Schlappschwanz hurensohn Schwuler! Versager.

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