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Obama Under Fire as he Turns the G8 Summit in Ireland into a Family Trip 'that costs U.S. taxpayers $5.2million for just two days abroad'

-- Michelle, and two daughters, Malia, 14, and Sasha, 11 toured tourist attractions in Dublin on Monday
-- First Lady in $3,300-a-night suite at lavish Shelbourne Hotel
-- Michelle's entourage takes 30 rooms at the 5-star hotel
-- President Obama remains in Northern Ireland at the G8 Summit
-- Two-day trip is expected to cost the U.S. taxpayer an estimated $5.2 MILLION
-- Arrived amid biggest security operation ever mounted in Northern Ireland

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-23436...

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Obama Under Fire as he Turns the G8 Summit in Ireland into a Family Trip 'that costs U.S. taxpayers $5.2million for just two days abroad'
-- Michelle, and two daughters, Malia, 14, and Sasha, 11 toured tourist attractions in Dublin on Monday
-- First Lady in $3,300-a-night suite at lavish Shelbourne Hotel
-- Michelle's entourage takes 30 rooms at the 5-star hotel
-- President Obama remains in Northern Ireland at the G8 Summit
-- Two-day trip is expected to cost the U.S. taxpayer an estimated $5.2 MILLION
-- Arrived amid biggest security operation ever mounted in Northern Ireland
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-23436...
I like Putin better than Obama! Never thought I would type that but you never know.
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Meanwhile, 1 in 5 Ohioans don't have enough to eat.
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Obama Under Fire as he Turns the G8 Summit in Ireland into a Family Trip 'that costs U.S. taxpayers $5.2million for just two days abroad'
-- Michelle, and two daughters, Malia, 14, and Sasha, 11 toured tourist attractions in Dublin on Monday
-- First Lady in $3,300-a-night suite at lavish Shelbourne Hotel
-- Michelle's entourage takes 30 rooms at the 5-star hotel
-- President Obama remains in Northern Ireland at the G8 Summit
-- Two-day trip is expected to cost the U.S. taxpayer an estimated $5.2 MILLION
-- Arrived amid biggest security operation ever mounted in Northern Ireland
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-23436...
Total U.S. military budget for 2011, all services, all programs, all conflicts -$683.7 billion. Shut up.
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Total U.S. military budget for 2011, all services, all programs, all conflicts -$683.7 billion. Shut up.
That's the military industrial complex, which is a whole other thread.
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http://www.forbes.com/sites/rickungar/2012/05...

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Research before making fools of yourselves....again!
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Truth Ink wrote:
http://www.forbes.com/sites/ri ckungar/2012/05/24/who-is-the- smallest-government-spender-si nce-eisenhower-would-you-belie ve-its-barack-obama/
Read this and weep,
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Research before making fools of yourselves....again!
A good researcher knows than an article over a year old - particularly gearing up interest for an election - is moot.
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Truth Ink wrote:
http://www.forbes.com/sites/ri ckungar/2012/05/24/who-is-the- smallest-government-spender-si nce-eisenhower-would-you-belie ve-its-barack-obama/
Read this and weep,
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Research before making fools of yourselves....again!
Rick Ungar: I write from the left on politics and policy.

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Mustafa Shabazz wrote:
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Total U.S. military budget for 2011, all services, all programs, all conflicts -$683.7 billion. Shut up.
Are you attempting to equate the two?

ROFLMAO.
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Truth Ink wrote:
http://www.forbes.com/sites/ri ckungar/2012/05/24/who-is-the- smallest-government-spender-si nce-eisenhower-would-you-belie ve-its-barack-obama/
Read this and weep,
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Research before making fools of yourselves....again!
Here's a different take, another contributor to Forbes, from April 2013:

http://www.forbes.com/sites/peterferrara/2013...
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That's the military industrial complex, which is a whole other thread.
Pick and choose as you please to advance your specific agenda, it's just another layer of the same rotten onion.

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Mustafa Shabazz wrote:
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Total U.S. military budget for 2011, all services, all programs, all conflicts -$683.7 billion. Shut up.
And at any given time it employs 6.5 million people. I realize that means nothing to you.
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Are you attempting to equate the two?
ROFLMAO.
$18+ billion for the F-35? No, the military budget is a much bigger outrage.
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-Clayton Bigsby wrote:
<quoted text>And at any given time it employs 6.5 million people. I realize that means nothing to you.
It means a great deal to me considering its intended purpose.

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$18+ billion for the F-35? No, the military budget is a much bigger outrage.
You want our guys flying ancient Vipers, Hornets and Eagles against Russian T-50s and Chinese J-31s?

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It means a great deal to me considering its intended purpose.
Yeah, defense of this nation is a crime to you people...we get it.
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Obama Under Fire as he Turns the G8 Summit in Ireland into a Family Trip 'that costs U.S. taxpayers $5.2million for just two days abroad'
-- Michelle, and two daughters, Malia, 14, and Sasha, 11 toured tourist attractions in Dublin on Monday
-- First Lady in $3,300-a-night suite at lavish Shelbourne Hotel
-- Michelle's entourage takes 30 rooms at the 5-star hotel
-- President Obama remains in Northern Ireland at the G8 Summit
-- Two-day trip is expected to cost the U.S. taxpayer an estimated $5.2 MILLION
-- Arrived amid biggest security operation ever mounted in Northern Ireland
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-23436...
Not an Obama fan by any means (nor his vacations), but weren't you guys praising Reagan 30 years ago for restoring glamour, and pomp and circumstance to the presidency after the Carter years?
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-Clayton Bigsby wrote:
<quoted text>Yeah, defense of this nation is a crime to you people...we get it.
Your stupidity is the real crime. Dropping bombs on kids is just so American.
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Here's a different take, another contributor to Forbes, from April 2013:
http://www.forbes.com/sites/peterferrara/2013...
Trying to slip a conservative columnist in eh?
Try again
http://townhall.com/columnists/peterferrara/
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Enzyte Bob wrote:
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Not an Obama fan by any means (nor his vacations), but weren't you guys praising Reagan 30 years ago for restoring glamour, and pomp and circumstance to the presidency after the Carter years?
If I'm not mistaken, Reagan spent more money while president than any other president....

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