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Obamas’ 3-Day 2013 Ireland Trip Cost Taxpayers $7.9 MILLION

Michelle Obama spent more than $251,000 of taxpayers' money on a sightseeing jaunt to Dublin, Ireland in June 2013 while the first family was on a three-day official trip to Belfast. The three-day journey overall cost more than $7.6 million.

She stayed in the $3,300-per-night 'Princess Grace' presidential suite at Dublin's tony Shelbourne Hotel, a sumptuous two-bedroom, two-bathroom lodging that measures 1,530 square feet and includes butler service and its own dining room.

President Obama an official visit to Belfast for a G-8 summit, and then to Berlin for official meetings, consuming 33.6 hours of Air Force One flight time. 

According to Air Force documents published Wednesday by Judicial Watch, the president's private Boeing 747 costs $228,288 per hour to operate, bringing the flight expenses for the trip to a whopping $7.67 million...

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Fore! Another Golf Holiday Brings Obama Vacations to 22, $18M of Your Tax Dollars

America, you know how to treat a president and his family.

With another Presidents' Day bachelor holiday planned by President Obama, this time golfing in California, and Aspen, Colo., resort reporters on the lookout for the annual first lady ski trip this weekend, the taxpayer's tab for the first family's vacations has topped $2.4 million.

But that's just the start. That total is just from the skimpy documents detailing travel and security expenses obtained by the public watchdog group Judicial Watch from a handful of first family vacations...

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When Socialists gorge at the White House

What do Socialists gorge on while their pissant populations struggle through failing economies?

The first course in the State Dinner served to 350 secret guests celebrating the 2-day visit of stag-for-the-moment French president Francoise Hollande will be caviar. Not from Russia, which could be mistaken for approval of Vlad the Terrible, but the kind that is “harvested from Illinois streams”.

 

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