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High Life for obama but Not those Military Elites

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Pentagon moves to reduce housing expenses for generals – CNN Security Clearance - CNN.com Blogs

While obama enjoys yet another vacation, a regular diet of his specialty beef and all the luxuries he can enjoy without sacrifice (notice he doesn't use that word much any more)? It seems like someone is finally figuring out they need to save a back - so they are going to finally put an end to the 15,000' villa for the general and get him some "regular" housing. Bout time. Now if we can only get the chosen one to save us a dollar or two it'd be nice.
 

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Pentagon moves to reduce housing expenses for generals – CNN Security Clearance - CNN.com Blogs

While obama enjoys yet another vacation, a regular diet of his specialty beef and all the luxuries he can enjoy without sacrifice (notice he doesn't use that word much any more)? It seems like someone is finally figuring out they need to save a back - so they are going to finally put an end to the 15,000' villa for the general and get him some "regular" housing. Bout time. Now if we can only get the chosen one to save us a dollar or two it'd be nice.

That will save enough money to upgrade the tires on the jets that we give away to Egypt, maybe even to put a cool paint job on the tanks we will send along with them. ;)
 

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I'm willing to rent him a 2 bedroom 1.5 bath 2 story townhouse for $650. The White House can easily be converted to a luxury resort attracting wealthy tourist from all over the world. Maybe if they lived more like the rest of us they'd lose some of that elitism and gain some egalitarianism.

If the US Military bought their supplies at the dollar store instead of this custom packaging they demand, we could save about $200 billion a year.

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Pentagon moves to reduce housing expenses for generals – CNN Security Clearance - CNN.com Blogs

While obama enjoys yet another vacation, a regular diet of his specialty beef and all the luxuries he can enjoy without sacrifice (notice he doesn't use that word much any more)? It seems like someone is finally figuring out they need to save a back - so they are going to finally put an end to the 15,000' villa for the general and get him some "regular" housing. Bout time. Now if we can only get the chosen one to save us a dollar or two it'd be nice.
 

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Pentagon moves to reduce housing expenses for generals – CNN Security Clearance - CNN.com Blogs

While obama enjoys yet another vacation, a regular diet of his specialty beef and all the luxuries he can enjoy without sacrifice (notice he doesn't use that word much any more)? It seems like someone is finally figuring out they need to save a back - so they are going to finally put an end to the 15,000' villa for the general and get him some "regular" housing. Bout time. Now if we can only get the chosen one to save us a dollar or two it'd be nice.

Vacation like visiting foreign dignitaries and economic leaders? I suppose you also think it cost $200 million/day like Fox News told you the other trip cost :lamo
 

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Pentagon moves to reduce housing expenses for generals – CNN Security Clearance - CNN.com Blogs

While obama enjoys yet another vacation, a regular diet of his specialty beef and all the luxuries he can enjoy without sacrifice (notice he doesn't use that word much any more)? It seems like someone is finally figuring out they need to save a back - so they are going to finally put an end to the 15,000' villa for the general and get him some "regular" housing. Bout time. Now if we can only get the chosen one to save us a dollar or two it'd be nice.


Did you say the same thing when Laura Bush made 5 trips to Africa?

During Bush’s second term alone, Laura Bush made five “goodwill” trips to Africa. President Bush made the trip twice during his presidency. Here is former First Lady Bush at an event the night before their trip in 2008, “Tomorrow, President Bush and I leave for what will be my fifth trip to Africa since 2001, and his second trip to Africa since 2001. I’ve seen the determination of the people across Africa — and the compassion of the people of the United States of America.”

Wow, that’s a lot of trips to Africa. In 2007, Laura Bush also took her daughters with her, and they went on a safari. You know, the same kind of outing that President Obama just canceled.

Not much was going right for George W. Bush. Even before the economy crashed, his legacy was 9/11, the unpopular Iraq invasion, and Hurricane Katrina. Back in 2003, Bush laid the groundwork for making aid to Africa his legacy. One of the areas where Bush drew praise was that he spent billions of taxpayer dollars on aid to Africa. It’s funny how conservatives don’t utter a peep about George W. Bush dishing out more than ten times the amount of taxpayer money on aid than Obama will spend on his trip.
Giving aid to Africa to combat malaria and AIDS is a very noble cause. It literally saves lives, but 5 goodwill visits to Africa aren’t cheap. Laura Bush wasn’t flying all alone on a commercial flight. Her trips cost the taxpayers a pretty penny.

For some odd reason, the GAO (General Accounting Office) records on the cost of the Bush family’s Africa travels seem to have vanished. The media has contacted the GAO, but no specific numbers have been provided yet. President Clinton’s Africa trip in 1998 cost taxpayers $42.8 million. George W. Bush’s two trips five and ten years later were likely more expensive.
The reality is that presidential trips are expensive. It would be fair to be opposed to all of them, but the hypocrisy of only being outraged when certain presidents travel is unacceptable. George W. Bush appears to have had himself quite a little African spending spree, but apparently cost only matters when Barack Obama is the president who is doing the traveling.
Cost of Obama's Trip is Dwarfed By George And Laura Bush's Africa Spending Spree
 

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Pentagon moves to reduce housing expenses for generals – CNN Security Clearance - CNN.com Blogs

While obama enjoys yet another vacation, a regular diet of his specialty beef and all the luxuries he can enjoy without sacrifice (notice he doesn't use that word much any more)? It seems like someone is finally figuring out they need to save a back - so they are going to finally put an end to the 15,000' villa for the general and get him some "regular" housing. Bout time. Now if we can only get the chosen one to save us a dollar or two it'd be nice.

The chosen one get the perks because we CHOSE HIM! GET OVER IT REPUBLICON!.
 
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