First Daughters' Spring Break Part II: Sun Valley

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“Larchmont's Leading Citizen”

Since: Dec 12

Hilliard, OH

#1 Mar 30, 2013
Outrageous as it may seem to some, rather than respond appropriately to the criticism and back off from the extravagant vacations, Michelle and Barry chose instead to thumb their noses at America by flying Sasha and Malia from the Atlantis in the Bahamas to Sun Valley, Idaho to top off Easter week with a little skiing.

For those who are shocked, here's the bottom line: Nothing anyone does or says is going to change who these people are. It is now crystal clear that no amount of public disapproval or disparagement will deter them from spending our money to wantonly indulge themselves as often as they please. After all, in their minds, they're worth it.

What is also clearly obvious is that if by chance there's an uptick in criticism of the first family's endless excesses, their response will be an even more defiant display of conspicuous consumption while the liberal media does their part by accusing critics of racism.

In less than a week, spring break has transported two little girls to the sun and surf of the Bahamas and then scooped them up and ferried them to the cold, powdery Idaho snow! Ah, life is good.

Would somebody please refresh my memory? Didn't Obama just blame the cancellation of White House tours on Secret Service furloughs? Then, after making schoolchildren cry, he managed to rustle up a kiddie security detail to stand around in Atlantis in swim trunks and then trail Sasha and Malia down the bunny slope in Sun Valley.

And wasn't it just a few weeks ago that these girls and their mother shut down Aspen, Colorado? How many otherwise-furloughed Secret Service personnel were assigned to that little excursion? Apparently, Mrs. Obama, and to a lesser extent her husband, must fancy themselves full-fledged 'celebrities.' After all, "Sun Valley is known to be a getaway for celebrity." The irony is that it's America that needs to get away from the Obamas.

Nonetheless, thanks to another blank check compliments of the American taxpayer, "The Sun Valley Ski Patrol confirm[ed] the girls were enjoying the wonders of the mountain." To rub the already appalled public's noses in it even more, allegedly while in Sun Valley Sasha and Malia are bunking at Thunder Spring, which boasts being "A premier resort community for the select few."

For the holiday, the Sun Valley blog encourages guests to "Race, Skim and Slide into Easter Weekend... From the slopes...to lawns strewn with brightly colored eggs!" Isn't it peculiar that the daughters of a president who quotes Scripture at prayer breakfasts and memorials, are allowed to observe the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ from a ski lift?

“Larchmont's Leading Citizen”

Since: Dec 12

Hilliard, OH

#2 Mar 30, 2013
In all seriousness, travelogues and "Rail Jams" aside, these young girls are unknowing casualties of public-servant parents who obviously feel they owe no explanation for their financially frolicsome lifestyle. The 'me first' attitude they exhibit lacks accountability - and shame, for that matter - for the excesses they seem to flaunt before a struggling nation.

Moreover, when it was made public that Sasha and Malia had departed the Caribbean and were spending the second half of spring break in Idaho, just as they did last March when Malia was in Mexico, the White House made sure their Internet scrubber was not furloughed. Every website article that reported the first daughters' location was obliterated from the Web.

To explain that decision, Kristina Schake, Communications Director to the first lady, released the following statement:

From the beginning of the administration, the White House has asked news outlets not to report on or photograph the Obama children when they are not with their parents and there is no vital news interest. We have reminded outlets of this request in order to protect the privacy and security of these girls.

Actually, Ms. Schake, the news here isn't about Sasha and Malia sunning or skiing or where they're doing it, it's about their imprudent parents who ask news outlets to refrain from reporting while they refrain from nothing.

The Obamas are of the persuasion that, without America's permission, they can pilfer as much cash out of the public coffers as they want. Then, when the people whose money they've misused demand an explanation, the Internet gets scrubbed and questions are ignored.

Furthermore, if privacy is the goal, maybe Michelle should think twice before jetting her daughters from Club Crush to River Run in less than seven days. As for their safety and security, not to worry - both girls are plenty safe because the throng of Secret Service agents who would normally be overseeing sizeable groups of schoolchildren touring the White House are spending the week playing nanny.

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Big Johnson

Columbus, OH

#3 Mar 30, 2013
Those girls are fortunate to have wealthy parents.
Duke for Mayor

Akron, OH

#4 Mar 30, 2013
Somebody sounds a little biiiiit jeal------ous.

woof

“Larchmont's Leading Citizen”

Since: Dec 12

Hilliard, OH

#5 Mar 30, 2013
Big Johnson wrote:
Those girls are fortunate to have wealthy parents.
They're fortunate to have suffering taxpayers for the travel and security tab.
Nobody's blaming the kids; it's their scumbag parents who think they reign rather than serve.

“Larchmont's Leading Citizen”

Since: Dec 12

Hilliard, OH

#6 Mar 30, 2013
Duke for Mayor wrote:
Somebody sounds a little biiiiit jeal------ous.
woof
YOU spend the money on this nonsense. I'm sick of their parents spitting in the faces of the taxpayers.

“Queen of my domain”

Since: May 10

Location hidden

#7 Mar 30, 2013
You know, George, reading about the Obamas and their wasteful vacations irritates the crap out of me.

I got into it a few weeks ago with an old friend over this, posing the question that with the budget as it is, doesn't it seem to make sense that the Obamas display a sense of mindfulness with these vacations and curtail them--using Air Force One at the tune of something like $75K/hour (I think that's the number I saw, could be remembering wrong), plus the additional secret service detail, etc.

You wouldn't believe how I got bashed for that idea. BB witnessed it. Everything from how little it was of the budget to the fact that "Obama doesn't really take more vacation than did Bush or Clinton or Reagan." I don't know about "how much vacation" in terms of hours or days, I don't count. But previous presidents certainly didn't take such lavish vacations and as often.

I find this totally discouraging from the perspective I sit at, as someone working directly with the military and trying to understand and absorb all that is going on around me at work regarding the sequester, the cutbacks that are going to have to happen eventually, etc.

Why can't Obama and his family just freaking go to Chicago or stay in DC? It's not unknown that other presidents remain in the Whitehouse or go to their own homes on vacation, either. Bush and Reagan did it quite a bit. The man's arrogance to me is just over the top.
Duke for Mayor

Akron, OH

#8 Mar 30, 2013
I wonder if the little bushies ever partied on taxpayer money?

I wonder if Paco got all riled up when they did?

woof

“Cats rule.”

Since: Dec 09

Chardon Ohio.

#9 Mar 30, 2013
Duke for Mayor wrote:
Somebody sounds a little biiiiit jeal------ous.
woof
Jealous of a bunch of monkeys that are destroying America!!! I doubt it.

“Queen of my domain”

Since: May 10

Location hidden

#10 Mar 30, 2013
Duke for Mayor wrote:
I wonder if the little bushies ever partied on taxpayer money?
I wonder if Paco got all riled up when they did?
woof
The Bush girls, probably not. They got busted in school. Minor matter, nothing out of the ordinary for college kids, the US government wasn't footing the bill for their tuition nor was the US government footing the bill for their transportation. If you recall right, the Bushie girls liked to evade the SS...

“Larchmont's Leading Citizen”

Since: Dec 12

Hilliard, OH

#11 Mar 30, 2013
gokeefe wrote:
You know, George, reading about the Obamas and their wasteful vacations irritates the crap out of me.
I got into it a few weeks ago with an old friend over this, posing the question that with the budget as it is, doesn't it seem to make sense that the Obamas display a sense of mindfulness with these vacations and curtail them--using Air Force One at the tune of something like $75K/hour (I think that's the number I saw, could be remembering wrong), plus the additional secret service detail, etc.
You wouldn't believe how I got bashed for that idea. BB witnessed it. Everything from how little it was of the budget to the fact that "Obama doesn't really take more vacation than did Bush or Clinton or Reagan." I don't know about "how much vacation" in terms of hours or days, I don't count. But previous presidents certainly didn't take such lavish vacations and as often.
I find this totally discouraging from the perspective I sit at, as someone working directly with the military and trying to understand and absorb all that is going on around me at work regarding the sequester, the cutbacks that are going to have to happen eventually, etc.
Why can't Obama and his family just freaking go to Chicago or stay in DC? It's not unknown that other presidents remain in the Whitehouse or go to their own homes on vacation, either. Bush and Reagan did it quite a bit. The man's arrogance to me is just over the top.
FDR had Camp David built for good reason and every president put it to good use until this idiot.
Going to Crawford was no different than staying in DC for Bush, aside from the use of AF1. The place was fitted to be a fully functional workplace. So was Reagan's ranch. So was Carter's Plains residence and LBJ's ranch and Nixon's California home.
Clinton used to go on one vacation a year, usually to Martha's Vineyard. He used Camp David the rest of the time.
These two grifters we have today think they're owed all this crap...and were they Republicans and/or white, there would be an uproar.

“Tenured Marxist Radical”

Since: Jan 13

Ivy League-ISIS

#12 Mar 30, 2013
http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Journalism/2013/...

The Occupation of this land must end.
Che Reagan Christ

Lodi, OH

#13 Mar 30, 2013
Catman Dave wrote:
<quoted text>Jealous of a bunch of monkeys that are destroying America!!! I doubt it.
Monkeys, huh? Run down to the gas station and get 8 or 9 bottles of Boone's Farm and do us all a favor.

“Larchmont's Leading Citizen”

Since: Dec 12

Hilliard, OH

#14 Mar 30, 2013
Duke for Mayor wrote:
I wonder if the little bushies ever partied on taxpayer money?
I wonder if Paco got all riled up when they did?
woof
I don't recall anything out of the ordinary that they did as college kids aside from having Secret Service protection. They sure weren't going to the Bahamas AND Sun Valley in a single week an using AF1 like Southwest Airlines.

“Cats rule.”

Since: Dec 09

Chardon Ohio.

#15 Mar 30, 2013
Che Reagan Christ wrote:
<quoted text>
Monkeys, huh? Run down to the gas station and get 8 or 9 bottles of Boone's Farm and do us all a favor.
Speak for yourself.It seems that I have far more friends here than you do.You are a real piece of work,you know that?

“Queen of my domain”

Since: May 10

Location hidden

#16 Mar 30, 2013
Hugh Victor Thompson III wrote:
<quoted text>FDR had Camp David built for good reason and every president put it to good use until this idiot.
Going to Crawford was no different than staying in DC for Bush, aside from the use of AF1. The place was fitted to be a fully functional workplace. So was Reagan's ranch. So was Carter's Plains residence and LBJ's ranch and Nixon's California home.
Clinton used to go on one vacation a year, usually to Martha's Vineyard. He used Camp David the rest of the time.
These two grifters we have today think they're owed all this crap...and were they Republicans and/or white, there would be an uproar.
Amen. Remember the uproar over china with Nancy Reagan? The cost of new china service is a drop in a bucket compared to the expense related to these vacations.

There's no doubt we need SS for our presidents and their families. No doubt we need AF1 for their safe transport. But the lack of mindfulness with the Obamas with using these resources has been utterly astounding, ARROGANT.

“Queen of my domain”

Since: May 10

Location hidden

#17 Mar 30, 2013
Che Reagan Christ wrote:
<quoted text>
Monkeys, huh? Run down to the gas station and get 8 or 9 bottles of Boone's Farm and do us all a favor.
Do us all a favor and get your prozac script refilled.

“Cats rule.”

Since: Dec 09

Chardon Ohio.

#18 Mar 30, 2013
Che Reagan Christ wrote:
<quoted text>
Monkeys, huh? Run down to the gas station and get 8 or 9 bottles of Boone's Farm and do us all a favor.
Speak for yourself.I have far more friends here that you ever will.

“Cats rule.”

Since: Dec 09

Chardon Ohio.

#19 Mar 30, 2013
I guess it's taking a while for posts to show up tonight.
Duke for Mayor

Akron, OH

#20 Mar 30, 2013
-The-Artist- wrote:
http://www.breitbart.com/Big-J ournalism/2013/03/26/Obamas-Va cation-More-Lavishly-than-Bush es
The Occupation of this land must end.
That's exactly what the Cherokee said.

woof

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