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Obama ladies touch down in
China amid taxpayer uproar

Washington Times (D.C.), by Cheryl K. Chumley

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Posted By:JoniTx, 3/20/2014 3:30:44 PM

(Video) The Obama ladies are in the house — the house of China, that is. First lady Michelle Obama, her two daughters, Malia and Sasha, and her mother touched down Thursday in China for what’s being touted as a weeklong feel-good tourist event, amid increasing murmurs back home about U.S. taxpayers having to foot the bill. Mrs. Obama is supposed to use her visit for soft diplomacy only, and shy from the more controversial topics that plague U.S.-China relations, namely human rights and economics. No reporters accompanied the family on the trip. “The nature of her visit is really quite


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Reply 1 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 3/20/2014 3:34:07 PM     (No. 9777185)

Who "feels good" about this waste of taxpayer dollars?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: qr4j, 3/20/2014 3:36:59 PM     (No. 9777194)

This family gets treated like Royalty -- except the Royals (at least the British Royals) usually perform something for the public good. And the press gets to cover them.

Not the Obamas! They say they´re for the little guy. But they use the little guy´s money to live like kings and queens.

The Obamas thoroughly and utterly disgust me. Stronger language could be used, but then I´d be told to leave this family-friendly site.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: NYBruin, 3/20/2014 3:39:26 PM     (No. 9777197)

An entourage of 70??

Remember that when you mail your check in on April 15th!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Safari Man, 3/20/2014 3:40:57 PM     (No. 9777201)

They give us Pandas and we return the favor.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 3/20/2014 3:41:36 PM     (No. 9777203)

Don`t worry about what they are spending, just watch what you eat, buster!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: southron, 3/20/2014 3:42:29 PM     (No. 9777205)

People are so disgusted with the Obamas - their constant vacations - their wasting of millions of taxpayer dollars - and their lack of accomplishments.

So I don´t believe polls showing public approval in the 40s - cannot be true.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Olderyzer, 3/20/2014 3:45:39 PM     (No. 9777210)

Actually, They gave us Pandas and we want them to take the Panhandlers...

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Keekng, 3/20/2014 3:49:51 PM     (No. 9777220)

Are Sausage and Meatball listed as senior advisers on this trip as well? What about granny?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: thatsomewhereplace, 3/20/2014 3:50:35 PM     (No. 9777223)

She missed her flight.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Keekng, 3/20/2014 3:50:55 PM     (No. 9777224)

#4=Best comment.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: nigella, 3/20/2014 3:52:25 PM     (No. 9777228)

Taxpayer uproar? Where? No body in the MSM is even mentioning it... The poor public doesn´t know that Mooch , the Moochettes, and Moochgranny are out living it up on the taxpayers dime yet again.....

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Mildred, 3/20/2014 4:13:22 PM     (No. 9777257)

#6 About those polls. Has anyone here ever been asked a question? I haven´t and I don´t know anyone who has participated in the polls that are used by the media. I guess if you ask all your political friends what their positions are, you get favorable results.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Gram77, 3/20/2014 4:21:05 PM     (No. 9777269)

Oh, how I wish some one would me a "poll" question!

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Grambo, 3/20/2014 4:28:49 PM     (No. 9777277)

No camera´s for Mrs. O´s vaycay and no camera´s on Mr. O´s staycay. How convenient.

How many functional marriages would tolerate that kind of stuff?

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Reply 15 - Posted by: dudette4freedom, 3/20/2014 4:31:23 PM     (No. 9777280)

I really wonder if we here at Lucianne are the only ones ticked off at the constant taxpayer vacations these leeches enjoy. Do regular Americans who are not that news savvy get it or not?

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 3/20/2014 4:34:27 PM     (No. 9777283)

Has anybody ever looked into the kind of "vacations" they took before they were elevated to royalty?

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Reply 17 - Posted by: JediJerry, 3/20/2014 4:40:11 PM     (No. 9777294)

The Royal Family strikes again. The Entitlement mentality is like a disease consuming millions of tax dollars every vacation they take. I am sure when The Queen gets home she will be the first to put in a Presidential Rice Paddy next to the vegetable garden. The nature of the trip is her own gigantic ego being put to the test seeing how many lead news stories in the mainstream evening news gets her and what clothes she is wearing as the lead story. Meanwhile back in DC hubby is working out his picks for March Madness and planning what courses to play golf at in his European vacation that is on the planning schedule.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: earlybird, 3/20/2014 4:45:06 PM     (No. 9777297)

Yet another ill-fitting dress, this time at least partially in leather. With those thigh high suede boots that don´t go quite high enough to avoid a gap of bare thigh skin. Ugh.

She is covered. That´s about it.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: earlybird, 3/20/2014 4:46:37 PM     (No. 9777298)

PS folks: There are photos with this article. And yes, granny is there.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: eoddad, 3/20/2014 4:48:56 PM     (No. 9777303)

Do they ever feel shame? Millions out of work and this family give no regard for the appearance of the non stop million dollar vacations. Sick.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Winmag, 3/20/2014 5:06:32 PM     (No. 9777325)

They give us a Panda, we give them a Wookie.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: rochow, 3/20/2014 5:13:51 PM     (No. 9777335)

Chinese are very generous to visitors, remember Hillary? Ludzilla does not want photographs taken or questions asked about her gifts. She figures she can be proud of her country that she can pocket something else other than the taxpayer money that conveyed her to China!

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 3/20/2014 5:38:31 PM     (No. 9777357)

Some like to say that this Presidency has set back race relationships fifty years but that´s not it.

The Obamas have done much worse than that.

They have confirmed every racial slur, every racial insult, every detail of what we call ´prejudice´.

Had we elected Allen West or Allan Keyes or Ben Carson or Thomas Sowell or Clarence Thomas or any decent black person this would not have happened but we put Kingfish in the White House.

Zippy will own the distinction of being the First and LAST black president.......

Much to the detriment of many fine black people.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Halfvast Conspirator, 3/20/2014 5:46:46 PM     (No. 9777361)

And Sashay and Malaria probably don´t even eat Chinese food

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Rinktum, 3/20/2014 5:48:47 PM     (No. 9777364)

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Pete Stone, 3/20/2014 5:51:38 PM     (No. 9777369)

Back in the Clinton days a Chinese agent delivered suitcases of money to the White House. This time around, Michelle can bring the suitcases of bribes back herself and get waved right through customs.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: Rinktum, 3/20/2014 5:53:46 PM     (No. 9777373)

It is going to be quite an adjustment for these world travelers when the American taxpayer no longer provides them with these luxurious freebies. I am with Poster #16. How many vacations did the Obama´s take on their own dime before they moved in the White House? Spending other people´s money is a way of life for these grifters.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Ida lil, 3/20/2014 5:59:24 PM     (No. 9777382)

The 70 dragged along. Wanna bet on that reporter ban?
Are the entire 70 SS protection or merely free loaders.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: Namma, 3/20/2014 6:26:59 PM     (No. 9777405)

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Reply 30 - Posted by: MDMuskrat, 3/20/2014 6:29:20 PM     (No. 9777410)

Headline is wrong; there isn´t a "lady" among them. Two "Princesses," an old freeloader, and a two axe handle broad looking for a second time to be proud of "her" country.

Another IN YOUR FACE! event brought to you by the Obama slugs.

The "First Lady of Zimbabwe" (now that her old man has "transformed" the U.S.A.) and her entourage have arrived in the People´s Republic of China. [Can you feel that surge of national pride?]

One more time: http://youtu.be/4LUumD0MwL8

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Reply 31 - Posted by: Namma, 3/20/2014 6:30:19 PM     (No. 9777412)

I think Mitch is taking suitcases full of secrets to China..that´s why no reporters. No one is there to see what is happening.
Remember the Clinton´s. They made 15 million dollars off the Chinese History does repeat its self

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Reply 32 - Posted by: nonsense, 3/20/2014 6:37:44 PM     (No. 9777420)

Who are the 70 others who tagged along with them? Friends of the girls? It seems to be that the Nesbits and the Whittakers go everywhere with them. Wonder who pays for these two families to have 2nd homes in D.C.
Surely they have not conceived of a scam to have the American taxpayers foot the bills for these families too?

Future generations will want to know why we permitted these Grifters to drain the Treasury and destroy the United States of America.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: rayscain, 3/20/2014 6:40:31 PM     (No. 9777426)

WHY are they there?

And WHY are we paying for it??????

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Reply 34 - Posted by: Italiano, 3/20/2014 6:48:36 PM     (No. 9777435)

As others have pointed out, it is sad how the most derogatory, seemingly over-the top predictions of how these two would conduct themselves while in office, both personally and policy-wise, have proven to be 100% accurate.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: cinwasp, 3/20/2014 6:54:18 PM     (No. 9777442)

What the heck is Mooch wearing? How long did it take her to find a dress that ugly?

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Reply 36 - Posted by: 4freedom, 3/20/2014 7:16:57 PM     (No. 9777481)

Them thar reparations sure are sweet.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: saryden, 3/20/2014 7:22:49 PM     (No. 9777492)

Nobody could be that stupid! I suspect the "czars" spend time thinking up ways to be "in your face" to American taxpayers. Perhaps they are trying to foment a revolt so Ozero can declare martial law. There seems no end to the insults from this Kenyan family.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: Mushroom, 3/20/2014 7:23:08 PM     (No. 9777494)

Ok, while I believe the family shouldn´t be spending our money like this I have a question for the CPA crowd out there.
Why is the cost of this trip not taxable as income to Mr Obama?

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Reply 39 - Posted by: 3XALADY, 3/20/2014 8:56:32 PM     (No. 9777596)

Bingo #37. 50 friends went on the trip. Wonder if they are counted in the entourage of 70 or is that the chef, hair dresser, dresser, etc She should be ashamed.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: yorkiemom, 3/20/2014 9:36:16 PM     (No. 9777651)

That billion dollars the Feds are collecting from the Toyota lawsuit should just about pay for Michelle´s latest vacation.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 3/21/2014 12:29:07 AM     (No. 9777792)

Too bad she didn´t take a 777.

If you did a Jaywalking experiment, how many do you think know she went to China or how many tagged along ?

Remember, China endorses Russian who Zippy is doing his best to tick off.

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It had to come sometime, and it came in one very bad week for the Democrats: that the many big problems with Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama finally grew too great for the press to ignore. Obama in his own different way is heading towards Nixon-like levels of weirdness, as, beaten down by the failures regarding his ventures, he appears to have quit his own job. A.B. Stoddard of the Hill says in effect he has stopped being president and chooses to live in a world of his own, shutting out the problems that have become overwhelming, giving dinners where he talks

Rove American Crossroads
in Mississippi Controversy

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American Spectator, by Jeffrey Lord    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 7/16/2014 8:43:14 AM     Post Reply
The headline in the Washington Post on June 4 was clear: Rove-backed American Crossroads won’t get involved in Cochran runoff Said the Post story the day after Tea Party favorite Chris McDaniel had defeated six-term Mississippi GOP Senator Thad Cochran in the first round of the state’s GOP primary: American Crossroads, a GOP establishment organization, has decided to shift its political focus almost entirely to the general election and will not be spending money in the likely runoff election to decide the Mississippi Senate nomination that was virtually deadlocked after Tuesday night. […] “Other than Alaska, we have completed our work on Senate primaries

Exclusive - Sessions Warns All of Congress:
Obama´s New Immigration Strategy ´Threatens
Foundation of Our Constitutional Republic´

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Breitbart´s Big Government, by Matthew Boyle    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 7/15/2014 9:28:19 AM     Post Reply
Senate Budget Committee ranking member Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) has warned all of his colleagues in Congress that President Barack Obama’s new immigration strategy—his plans to legalize millions of illegal alien adults through executive power—could destroy America as we know it. “I write to inform you of a development that threatens the foundation of our constitutional Republic,” Sessions, Congress’s top immigration hawk, wrote in a letter that was hand-delivered to all 535 members of Congress on Monday and provided exclusively to Breitbart News. Sessions cites a recent report from the National Journal, in which reporter Major Garrett detailed how, despite the ongoing

Eric Holder: Americans Should Not
Be ´Color Blind,´ But ´Color Brave´

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Breitbart´s Big Government, by Charlie Spiering    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 7/15/2014 1:34:47 PM     Post Reply
Attorney General Eric Holder encouraged Americans not to forget race while working for justice and equality in their country. “As it stands, our society is not yet color blind -- nor should it be -- given the disparities that still afflict and divide us.” Holder explained, “We must be color brave, and we must never forget that all are made better and more prosperous if all are given equal opportunities.” Holder made his remarks during a speech at Howard University on Tuesday for the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the Civil Rights Act. “We must take into account not only the

Behind the scenes at the
Clinton White House

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New York Post, by Geoff Earle    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 7/15/2014 5:04:05 AM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON — It was an enduring image of his presidency: a chastened Bill Clinton walking his dog while wife Hillary keeps her distance as the family leaves town at the height of the Monica Lewinsky scandal — but it was all part of a contrived public-repentance campaign, according to a new book. With Bill on the skids and his wife’s future prospects on the line, it was necessary for the pubic to see the president being punished, said Weekly Standard online editor Daniel Halper in his new book, “Clinton, Inc.: The Audacious Rebuilding of a Political Machine.” “They understood that

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