PUT HER IN THE DUNGEON  3:10 pm July 19, 2012

Judicial Watch: Queen Michelle Obama Still Using Secret Service Protection, Transportation To Get Places

by Rebecca Schoenkopf

(Also, she is black)Sure, sure, it may seem a little … what’s the word … counterintuitive to say the upper-middle-class black lady who grew up in a struggling South Side family and pulled herself up by her … what’s the word … bootstraps … is the one who’s comically out of touch with the American people, and not, say, the lady who writes off $77,000 in horsecare and calls you people “you people.” But damned if the goodly godfearing folk at JudicialWatch will not keep trying! So what did Michelle Antoinette do now? Oh, she only not only took her daughters to Aspen (liberal Marxist crony capitalist ‘lites) but she also had the gall to insist on taking her Secret Service detail with her! And she flew there on a plane. Beheading is just too good for her! We should probably tie her to an anthill … of African ants!

Let us turn to FoxNation for its report on Judicial Watch’s searing new expose!

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and fights government corruption, announced today that it has obtained records from the United States Air Force and the United States Secret Service detailing Michelle Obama’s February 2012 President’s Day weekend ski vacation to Aspen, Colorado, with her two daughters.

Judicial Watch obtained the records pursuant to a May 31, 2012, lawsuit against both government agencies. Among the highlights from the records are:

The total cost for the Aspen ski vacation was at least $83,182.99.

The bill for the U.S. Secret Service, including accommodations at the Fasching Haus deluxe condominium and the Inn at Aspen, was $48,950.38.

The cost for the flight, per official DOD published hourly rates, was $22,583.70. Food and miscellaneous on-flight items cost $235.44. The cost for rental cars totaled $6,442.23.

Michelle Obama may take a weekend ski trip with her daughters just as soon as she promises to drive herself there in a rented 2008 Chevy Astrovan, and foreswears all Secret Service protection, and doesn’t eat food. Haha, who’re we kidding? No she may not. Because her voodoo mama already gets to use White House utilities and eat White House food, and that is about enough public-tit-leeching for a lifetime!

[FoxNation]

 
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nounverb911 July 19, 2012 at 3:12 pm

Guess what teabaggers, Michelle gets protection for life.

va_real July 19, 2012 at 3:36 pm

Please do not bait them that way…

Fox n Fiends July 19, 2012 at 3:14 pm

Nancy Reagan never cost us taxpayers a dime.

nounverb911 July 19, 2012 at 3:18 pm

Millions yes, a dime, no.

emmelemm July 19, 2012 at 3:31 pm

Did our Ameros pay for that astrologer she kept on staff?

Nostrildamus July 19, 2012 at 6:24 pm

She just traded the Secret Service BJs for protection. Fiscal responsibility!

BloviateMe July 19, 2012 at 3:15 pm

The least she could do is clear some brush while she's there on our dime.

rickmaci July 19, 2012 at 3:33 pm

Or pick some cotton.

Oblios_Cap July 19, 2012 at 3:52 pm

She'd put a hurting on some melons.

sullivanst July 19, 2012 at 4:18 pm

Come now. We all know you were really thinking "I'd put a hurting on her melons"

emmelemm July 19, 2012 at 3:56 pm

Ooooolllllllllldd Man River, he'll just keep rollllllin' alooonnnnnnnggggg….

rickmaci July 19, 2012 at 4:25 pm

…looook awaaaaay, loooook awaaaaay Dixxxxieeeelaaaaand.

sbj1964 July 19, 2012 at 3:16 pm

The GOP, They hate waisting good money they are going to give to rich people.

Oblios_Cap July 19, 2012 at 3:22 pm

is that like "torsoing"?

Extemporanus July 19, 2012 at 3:32 pm

As used here, I think it's slang for "belt tightening".

Maman July 19, 2012 at 3:16 pm

Wow. Petty much, FOX News? Didn't the Secret Service have to work their asses off keeping the Bush Twins out of trouble/jail?

An_Outhouse July 19, 2012 at 3:26 pm

out of trouble/jail/scoring blow to keep them away from the Russian mob.

anniegetyerfun July 19, 2012 at 4:14 pm

That's a good point! When is Obama going to apologize for THAT outrage?

nounverb911 July 19, 2012 at 3:16 pm

How much is it costing the US to protect Mitt and Ann when they go watch their horse dance in the Olympics?

weejee July 19, 2012 at 3:19 pm

But that's different. The Rmoney's don't suffer from the blahs.

Oblios_Cap July 19, 2012 at 3:23 pm

But that's different. The Rmoney's don't suffer from the blahs.

Fixed!

lochnessmonster July 19, 2012 at 3:22 pm

You people don't need to know…

spends2much July 19, 2012 at 4:56 pm

I'm sure Ann Romney is also outraged. I mean, yes, she needs protection, but can't Those People just use their switchblades, or whatnot, to take care of themselves?

mayor_quimby July 19, 2012 at 6:32 pm

It's cool, not much security needed – England is stabby, not at all shooty, and nobody will get close to their luxury skybox, so they'll be totally safe.
Somebody just has to tell the R-moneys that whistles=boos, not cheers, in the rest of the world. Otherwise they'll come back all "We received nothing but adoring whistles from the commonfolk of Britain on our sojourn"

Veritas78 July 19, 2012 at 7:26 pm

Excuse me, that's therapy. Why do you hate the disabled?

smokefilledroommate July 19, 2012 at 3:17 pm

Nontroversy!

rickmaci July 19, 2012 at 3:33 pm

FauxNews, of course.

Serolf_Divad July 19, 2012 at 3:17 pm

I mean, it's not like Michelle Obama has ever been threatened with bodily harm or anything.

KeepFnThatChicken July 19, 2012 at 3:26 pm

…and even then, $83,000 is a pretty good per weekendiem for a sitting first lady and a coupla kids.

What was the cost of the Bush state visit to Great Britain? And he didn't clear a fucking scrap of brush while he was there.

BaldarTFlagass July 19, 2012 at 3:18 pm

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OT, but I just got my first one of these.

This is why I stopped visiting Huffpost.

Oblios_Cap July 19, 2012 at 3:23 pm

Our little Flagass is all grown up!

Extemporanus July 19, 2012 at 3:27 pm

Uh-oh…I think the brass might be on to you, Flagass. Hope yer base has a nice brig, flyboy!

(You're not alone, friend — it's nothing nefarious, just some annoying new bug that's going around.)

Callyson July 19, 2012 at 3:28 pm

Aw, I guess I'm still a junior league poster–I haven't gotten one of these yet.

HuffyPo, OTOH…I still go there sometimes but it's a real crapshoot when it comes to posting comments. (FFS, I've only commented there three years without so much as a warning…you'd think they'd cut the veterans some slack…)

actor212 July 19, 2012 at 3:32 pm

You need a bigger p-ness, I guess

Oblios_Cap July 19, 2012 at 3:49 pm

This comment has been deleted by the administrator.

Every time I use that Palin baby's name, I get this.

actor212 July 19, 2012 at 3:56 pm

Oh, that one's of long standing. So is rétard.

I made the mistake once of using the word triggér and must have had about five posts deleted until I looked more closely at the word.

MissTaken July 19, 2012 at 3:32 pm

I got my first one this week. I immediately wrote it in my diary and told all my girlfriends. I was scared at first since I didn't know what was happening, but then my mom told me that's what happens when a girl becomes a woman and I should be proud.

Extemporanus July 19, 2012 at 3:41 pm

I'm glad to see that you calmed down.

MissTaken July 19, 2012 at 3:45 pm

Hey! Your p-ness finally got off the ugly 7!

Extemporanus July 19, 2012 at 4:20 pm

Yep! No more pointy-pointy: http://wonkette.com/478404/romneys-tax-man-cometh

Now all I have to do is grow my p-ness from 118 to 118====D, and my wife will be able to die a happy woman.

BaldarTFlagass July 19, 2012 at 3:42 pm

Well, as a 53-yo male, I hope it doesn't play out the same way for me.

James Michael Curley July 19, 2012 at 3:48 pm

I got my first one this week when I mentioned Viagra. Since I don't have a diary I put it on my facebook page and six old ladies friended me.

prommie July 19, 2012 at 4:03 pm

I started getting them about 2 months ago. I was scared, too, but my Dad told me its a normal thing, everyone has those dreams sometimes, its nothing to be ashamed of, and a little mess on the sheets is no big deal, we just clean it up in the morning.

SorosBot July 19, 2012 at 3:41 pm

I got one earlier today – wish I could have figured what the offending word or portion of a word was. The anti-spam filters are going a little overboard.

Edit: And it just popped up, nearly an hour after I made the comment!

BaldarTFlagass July 19, 2012 at 3:52 pm

This is a test: cunt.

Edit: Well, it ain't that word.

MissTaken July 19, 2012 at 3:57 pm

I got it saying 'knock-off Prada shoes' during the Italy austerity posts.

SorosBot July 19, 2012 at 4:00 pm

I've found the auto-deletes commonly seem to come from using words often used by spambots; like brand name boner drugs or fashion designers.

MissTaken July 19, 2012 at 4:01 pm

Test: Prada, Viagra, Cialis, Nike

Ummmm…… Seems to work now:

I got the boot earlier this week with knock-off Prada shoes the Pope is now forced to wear due to Italian austerity.

Extemporanus July 19, 2012 at 4:26 pm

I'm still laughing at the idea of saying to someone "This is a test cunt…" more than a half hour later.

I'm gonna go find someone to say it to right now — sadly, the cat doesn't seem to get it.

BaldarTFlagass July 19, 2012 at 4:05 pm

Well, mine just finally popped up, but it's long after this next post came up and everyone has moved on, so it's topicality is shot to shit.

CindynEncinitas July 19, 2012 at 4:46 pm

I got one too once for quoting Idiocracy. Just get over yourself and reword your incredibly important thought.

ChernobylSoup July 19, 2012 at 3:18 pm

It might be the last time her daughters ever see snow.

Chill_Bill July 19, 2012 at 3:19 pm

For her vacations, Laura Bush drove herself to Galveston, TX in her '72 Dodge Caravan, stayed at Motel 6, and used a mall cop for security.

IncenseDebate July 19, 2012 at 3:26 pm

Is that when killed her boyfriend in the accident?

sullivanst July 19, 2012 at 4:07 pm

That was on the way.

Veritas78 July 19, 2012 at 7:30 pm

Which reminds me, y'all know Willard killed a guy in France in an auto accident while he was a missionary, right? Never heard that? You will.

PsycWench July 19, 2012 at 3:34 pm

Barbara Bush hitchhiked.

sullivanst July 19, 2012 at 4:07 pm

At least she wasn't strapped to the roof.

Veritas78 July 19, 2012 at 7:33 pm

That's the official version.

anniegetyerfun July 19, 2012 at 4:17 pm

And Fox tracked it all, you betcha!

GorzoTheMighty July 19, 2012 at 3:19 pm

Is Flotus rockin the fro in this picture. Me like.

lochnessmonster July 19, 2012 at 3:23 pm

hahaha…that is a funny observance…

DahBoner July 19, 2012 at 3:29 pm

Ran out of Creme Rinse???

actor212 July 19, 2012 at 3:33 pm

Totally digging the Angela Davis look. Makes me all thrbobby

NorthStarSpanx July 19, 2012 at 11:26 pm

She'd rock a fro, but the Right's head would explode – Hiroshima style.

BaldarTFlagass July 19, 2012 at 3:19 pm

I really like Michelle's hairdo there.

chascates July 19, 2012 at 3:34 pm

Awesomest Afro ever.

va_real July 19, 2012 at 3:46 pm

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chascates July 19, 2012 at 3:55 pm

I am not, thanks for pointing me to it! You can get broccoli in July in South Carolina? That's not fair.

va_real July 19, 2012 at 4:19 pm

Oops- did not realize it hadn't gotten past the initial planning stages before sending. Still, it may be worth trying the link again later, although why it's better than Local Harvest I don't know.

I don't think we could have broccoli growing now with the temps in the 90's? Unless there's some special growing techniques involved?

Schmannnity July 19, 2012 at 3:20 pm

Again with the public tit remarks. I fail to see the Chris Christie connection.

MissTaken July 19, 2012 at 3:20 pm

What a waste of money. Everyone knows black people don't ski.

YasserArraFeck July 19, 2012 at 3:27 pm

Uppity ones do – they like the whole "running over whitey" connotation

SorosBot July 19, 2012 at 3:27 pm

What's next, a trip to the beach to go swimming?

JustPixelz July 19, 2012 at 3:33 pm

And how much did it cost to airlift the snow to Aspen in the summer during global meltocalypse?

RadioSlut July 19, 2012 at 4:02 pm

Schlussen Socialists.

FakaktaSouth July 19, 2012 at 3:21 pm

Oh right, Dick Cheney gets a whole new cardiac unit on the taxpayers, but this here is just the most evil thing ever.

The fact that there are enough people to need a whole media industry programmed at them, people who WANT (and you have to want it, it's not there on it's own) to have a reason to justify their hatred is also scary. This has been a scary look at your fellow Americans kind of day. Tomorrow I want nice-ness for fucks sake.

rickmaci July 19, 2012 at 3:32 pm

…and maybe some side boob.

FakaktaSouth July 19, 2012 at 3:35 pm

Sure! That too! Whatever nakedness – fine by me, just you know, damn these people suck.

prommie July 19, 2012 at 4:16 pm

There is nothing–absolutely nothing – half so much worth doing as simply glimpsing a boob through a tank-top armhole.

sullivanst July 19, 2012 at 4:17 pm

The "mutually beneficial" ad has side boob… with bonus side ass.

prommie July 19, 2012 at 4:24 pm

She's wonderfully pnuematic.

rickmaci July 19, 2012 at 5:37 pm

Donde Los Yikes!!! Editrix will hate this but, I never clicked open the ad until now.

sullivanst July 19, 2012 at 5:44 pm

Quite prostitutey, isn't it?

prommie July 19, 2012 at 3:53 pm

They should call these things "hate-tanks."

rickmaci July 19, 2012 at 5:39 pm

"tanks for the mammaries"

starfanglednut July 19, 2012 at 7:56 pm

win!

Beowoof July 19, 2012 at 3:21 pm

I think they are complaining because they can't get a clear shot with all the protection.

DahBoner July 19, 2012 at 4:32 pm

Bingo.

Oblios_Cap July 19, 2012 at 3:21 pm

Just think of all the brown people that we could have killed with the munitions made using that money! Start learning to think like a patriotic American, Missy!

Extemporanus July 19, 2012 at 3:21 pm

What up, Judicial Watch! Was her Cadillac in the shop?

OneYieldRegular July 19, 2012 at 3:47 pm

You mean her two Cadillacs, right?

actor212 July 19, 2012 at 3:54 pm

The welfare hadn't come in yet, unnerstanwhatI'msayin,yo?

Dumbedup July 19, 2012 at 3:22 pm

Wonkette- Please stop using that picture of mrs. Obama. It's irony ratio is not high enough to prevent people from seeing it as derogatory.

sezme July 19, 2012 at 3:59 pm

Hey Wonkett, seems everything is funny to you.
-Cindy McCain

[Amazing that I've been able to quote her twice in one day. She's a regular Oscar Wilde!]

not that Dewey July 19, 2012 at 4:23 pm

That image is very disturbing. I wish you’d have chosen something else. I realize that it’s a shameful part of American history that we should never forget, but it’s too much.

radio-of-owls July 19, 2012 at 9:43 pm

The irony ratio of your comment, by contrast, would need a ! factorial sign to even approximately estimate its size.

rickmaci July 19, 2012 at 3:22 pm

Ahem.

"Four days before leaving office, President Bush signed a directive authorizing the Secret Service to provide a period of extended protection for his daughters Jenna and Barbara. …. Under the law, the adult children of an American President lose their Secret Service protection when their father leaves office. He [Bush] signed a presidential directive on January 16, 2009. The Secret Service requested that the length of the additional protection not be disclosed."

widestanceromance July 19, 2012 at 4:24 pm

And that was just to protect them from their own bad selves.

rickmaci July 19, 2012 at 4:40 pm

Probably kept them from going all Bristol Palin and bringing home a little shrub.

viennawoods13 July 19, 2012 at 8:13 pm

Matt Douglas: Oh, yeah, right. Let me ask you something. In all the years ex-presidents have had Secret Service protection, has there ever been even one assassination attempt on any of 'em?
Chet: Uh, no, sir.
Matt Douglas: I find that sad.

ChernobylSoup July 19, 2012 at 3:23 pm

Michelle Obama > Betty Ford x Nancy Reagan x Barbara Bush x Laura Bush x Ann Romney x whatever it was that Dick Cheney was married to.

Schmannnity July 19, 2012 at 3:23 pm

Really. Why does Michelle need protection when she obviously has a knife like all black women.

An_Outhouse July 19, 2012 at 3:24 pm

Holy shit – look at the 'fro Michelle is sportin'. Hand her and automatic weapon and she'd be Angela Davis.

Oh, that's a tree. Never mind.

MissTaken July 19, 2012 at 3:24 pm

Of course Fox News will provide us with an itemized Secret Service inventory for Mitt, Ann, and Refalca at the Olympics because they are Fair and Balanced.

Billmatic July 19, 2012 at 3:25 pm

I bet this Justice Watch site was just all over all the vacation costs that Laura Bush rang up.

widestanceromance July 19, 2012 at 4:25 pm

She was on permanent vacation. In her mind.

Billmatic July 19, 2012 at 4:35 pm

Possibly because of Valium.

widestanceromance July 19, 2012 at 4:43 pm

Valium and living in total denial are a dangerous combination for some, for others, a taxpayer-funded lifestyle.

KeepFnThatChicken July 19, 2012 at 3:25 pm

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and fights government corruption

Corruption, you say? I'd say your group's name should be "Legislative Watch" or "K Street Watch", not "First Lady Watch".

Antispandex July 19, 2012 at 3:25 pm

You know, someone MUCH more cynical than I might suggest that what is really being suggested here is that "those people" don't need all of that fancy protection. Maybe even, "how's the Klan supposed to shoot them with all of those white folk protecting them?"…but not ME. Huh uh, no way. I believe only the best about America. It's definately not a class thing, so don't even THINK it.

Goonemeritus July 19, 2012 at 3:26 pm

How much of that Secret Service coin went to fluffing up young professional dancers “college accounts”.

SorosBot July 19, 2012 at 3:27 pm

"Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and fights government corruption"

Let me fix that:

"Judicial Watch, the right-wing interest group that investigates routine government actions and characterizes them to claim corruption where their clearly isn't any"

sullivanst July 19, 2012 at 4:02 pm

… but only when there's a Democrat in the White House.

starfanglednut July 19, 2012 at 7:58 pm

A blah Democrat, especially.

sullivanst July 19, 2012 at 8:32 pm

I suppose Bill was "the first black President"

MissTaken July 19, 2012 at 3:28 pm

Re: that pic

Barack is TOTALLY checking out Michelle. I bet he's thinking, "she may not be Queen, but she can sit on my throne whenever she likes"

and by throne, he means his face.

JustPixelz July 19, 2012 at 3:39 pm

And with that tree or whatnot behind her, it looks like she has a ginormous Afro. Hooray for the 70s.

SorosBot July 19, 2012 at 3:42 pm

You're trying to make everyone all horny again, aren't you?

actor212 July 19, 2012 at 3:53 pm

She has to try?

va_real July 19, 2012 at 4:06 pm

Correct me if I'm wrong, but it looks like Prince Phillip is also checking her out…

prommie July 19, 2012 at 4:08 pm

Prince Phillip reminds me of Steve Martin as Michael Caine's brother Ruprecht in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. The one with the cork on the tines of his fork so he wouldn't stab himself.

sullivanst July 19, 2012 at 4:16 pm

That's basically what most of England thinks of him.

To me, it looks like Barack's checking out Prince Phillip checking out Michelle. Almost looks like he's working out exactly where to cut him.

sezme July 19, 2012 at 3:28 pm

Wait, they let black people ski? In Aspen? Hand me my smelling salts!

prommie July 19, 2012 at 3:46 pm

You never see them swimming, though. Heavy bones.

Estproph July 19, 2012 at 3:30 pm

Judicial Watch is a public interest group in the same way that Al Capone was a philanthropist.

Callyson July 19, 2012 at 3:30 pm

FFS, imagine if Michelle went *without* Secret Service protection and something happened. We'd never hear the end of it about how negligent the Obama administration is on security issues…

Assholes.

Estproph July 19, 2012 at 3:39 pm

They'd complain no matter what she did. I'd say they want her to never leave the White House, but I KNOW that that isn't the case.

actor212 July 19, 2012 at 3:30 pm

She should stay in the kitchen and make sammiches

BloviateMe July 19, 2012 at 3:33 pm

That's true. Womens are good for 70 things: sammich, and 69.

actor212 July 19, 2012 at 3:49 pm

Nah. 68, where she blows me and I owe her one

CindynEncinitas July 19, 2012 at 4:49 pm

You are one twisted individual, actor. Stay up there, please.

OldPandaDayz July 19, 2012 at 3:32 pm

Does that Secret Service accommodations cost include the snow bunny themed call girls they ordered?

Fairtackle July 19, 2012 at 3:33 pm

Just checked the comments section for this story on fox. Surprisingly intellectual discussion on presidential spending. (Ha! no.)

SorosBot July 19, 2012 at 3:33 pm

Ugh, I looked at some of the comments and the wingnuts actually are calling Michelle Obama "Marie Antoinette". What? The comparison makes no sense; and it's especially ironic since that is a perfect description of Ann Romney.

Fairtackle July 19, 2012 at 3:43 pm

It helps if you are hate-fap fever dreaming.

Beowoof July 19, 2012 at 4:04 pm

As Ann would say, you people are presumptuous to question me or any one of my social standing. Why do I see these plans as being a big seller if Mitt gets elected.

WhatTheHolyHeck July 19, 2012 at 5:53 pm

Never look at the bottom half of the internet, SorosBot. Wisdom and love from me to you.

::heart-thump::

emmelemm July 19, 2012 at 3:34 pm

wait wait wait… The First Lady is BLACK??!???

JustPixelz July 19, 2012 at 3:36 pm

"Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and fights government corruption…"

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and fights Democrats ….

-fixed

sullivanst July 19, 2012 at 4:01 pm

It's not the public's interest they serve, either.

MissTaken July 19, 2012 at 4:11 pm

It's not pubic interest they serve, either.

imissopus July 19, 2012 at 3:36 pm

Worse. Than. Hitler. Whom we all know would simply have himself driven to his ski chateau in the Alps in a touring car, not taken one of those fancy-dancy planes.

mayor_quimby July 19, 2012 at 10:06 pm

He was known for his tasteful understatement in his taste for Mercedes-Benz's
As illustrated here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/fly2bigbear/32725034

chascates July 19, 2012 at 3:36 pm

The comments for this article lead to a big argument about Bush going to his ranch all the time, but it was decided he worked all of the time on business there. Obama, however, always hits the golf course when he goes on vacation.

SorosBot July 19, 2012 at 3:39 pm

Which Bush never ever did.

Now watch this drive!

sullivanst July 19, 2012 at 4:08 pm

Clearing brush… For 'Murkkka!

a_pink_poodle July 19, 2012 at 3:36 pm

Michelle Obama's got a helluvan afro in that picture

coolhandnuke July 19, 2012 at 3:38 pm

We all know why they were in Aspen…they met with the Kenyan Bobsled Team to hatch the plan to train the Obama girls for the 2014 Winter Games where they win gold then are elected Holy Empresses of Africa and then Africa becomes our 51st state.

Schmannnity July 19, 2012 at 3:48 pm

The Republican Confederacy Party would never vote to admit an overwhelmingly black state.

BaldarTFlagass July 19, 2012 at 4:11 pm

Well, they would if it had white rulers and plantation owners.

didgen July 19, 2012 at 4:30 pm

Then all of that lovely oil for us! You have exposed the Republicans secret plan! Curses, foiled again!

mayor_quimby July 19, 2012 at 10:07 pm

Where is my freaking Sasha/Malia Sledding t-shirt???? Please, take my money.
And those Africans in Rwanda are not gonna like losing their universal health care.

prommie July 19, 2012 at 3:45 pm

You know how those people are, always with their hand out looking to glom everything the government's giving away.

mbobier July 19, 2012 at 3:47 pm

Why so much Secret Service protection, MichelleO? It isn't as if you and your family have received hundreds of death threats or anything.

Oh, wait…
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/baracko

IncenseDebate July 19, 2012 at 3:48 pm

Michelle is gorgeous. Give her what she wants.

OneYieldRegular July 19, 2012 at 3:51 pm

Umm…the judicial branch is over that way, perverts.

sullivanst July 19, 2012 at 4:13 pm

While I'm sure Elena Kagan would make an awesome dinner guest (or Wonketteer – she's flashed a rapier wit from the bench), none of the Women of SCOTUS are exactly batin' material.

widestanceromance July 19, 2012 at 4:50 pm

Now, now. Sotomayor is just dyin' to meet ya. Be nice.

sullivanst July 19, 2012 at 4:58 pm

"(Relatively) hot (relatively) young Justices are just waiting for your call."

widestanceromance July 19, 2012 at 5:04 pm

[hint: call before midnight or you'll get Scalia talking dirty in falsetto]

actor212 July 19, 2012 at 3:52 pm

Imagine what it would cost to visit OMitt's money…with five sons and five wives and 18 grandkids!!!!

BigSkullF*ckingDog July 19, 2012 at 3:52 pm

Doesnt the secret service have any white people to protect?

Blueb4sunrise July 19, 2012 at 3:53 pm

I received an email from M. O. today.
It begins:

Dear Bb4,
I want you…..

don't know what the rest said.

BaldarTFlagass July 19, 2012 at 4:09 pm

Meh, I get those all the time. Some of them have photos. After I take a sharpie and eradicate that skinny guy in the pic next to her, it goes into the spank bank.

James Michael Curley July 19, 2012 at 4:02 pm

"A Republican candidate for the Indiana state legislature left a county fair after fellow Republicans set up a punching bag depicting President Barack Obama at the GOP booth.

Brad Oliver, a college administrator seeking an open state House seat, told The Star-Press that he and his campaign team left the Delaware County Fair in Muncie Wednesday night due to the punching bag. The local Republican Party set up the punching bag during "Democratic Night" at the county fair."

Finally, a Republican candidate with a little class.

BaldarTFlagass July 19, 2012 at 4:07 pm

Good thing that guy didn't go by the target pistol booth.

12X34X July 19, 2012 at 6:48 pm

He won't make it in that party if he has a little class.

Fraudulently_Joe July 19, 2012 at 4:23 pm

It's absolutely unconscionable for the First Lady to travel to Aspen on the taxpayer dime. Judicial Watch is totally right. Instead, the Obamas should do as Judges of the Century Scalia and Thomas do, and make sure that when they go to Aspen, someone else is footing the bill.

That's just being thrifty, after all!

not that Dewey July 19, 2012 at 4:24 pm

On President's Day?!?!? How dare she.

ttommyunger July 19, 2012 at 4:26 pm

Judicial Watch, founded and run by the pencil-necked little geek (Larry Klayman) that actually sued his own fucking mother, no snark, no shit.

Fraudulently_Joe July 19, 2012 at 4:27 pm

The comments field on Fox Nation manages to justify the cost of Secret Service protection, all on its own.

Jukesgrrl July 19, 2012 at 4:32 pm

I'm shocked, I say, SHOCKED that the First Family deigned to be seen in low-rent Aspen when all the proper people go to Vail. How do I know this? (Because, God knows, I don't ski.)

When John Sununu was chief of staff to President George Bush the Elder he was well-known for dipping into the tax till to finance his extra-curricular activities. At the time, the Washington Post wrote that military jets "took him to fat-cat Republican fund-raisers, ski lodges, golf resorts and even his dentist in Boston." (Ha, ha, WaPost said "fat-cat." They wouldn't do that now that they, too, are fat-cats.)

It was widely reported that one ski trip to Vail (there were many) cost the taxpayers $86,330. That's in pre-Clinton dollars, people! When men were men and women knew better than to care about healthcare costs. Compare that to the Obama Family's expenditure of Aspen only $83,182.99! We got a bargain. Why isn't FOX pointing THAT out.

didgen July 19, 2012 at 4:34 pm

Way off topic and into the weedpatch, Octomom is now shilling for a loan company. I always think of her when I think of sound financial plans.

BoroPrimorac July 19, 2012 at 4:35 pm

"This really isn't a good thread for me, the liberals in here just got my blood pressure up!! Shouldn't allow it, but it just ticks me off!! My husband broke his neck 4 years ago, and still works everyday, with more taxes taken out, higher medical bills, and we have less money, and I am supposed to be happy the the Liar and Chief and his low life family are taking their 18th vacation???"

Poor, poor woman.

12X34X July 19, 2012 at 6:49 pm

Are you being ironic? Romney will be better?!?!?

TootsStansbury July 19, 2012 at 4:36 pm

I think the vacation tantrums just might piss me off more than the birther nonsense.

Blunderthing July 19, 2012 at 4:44 pm

You know, in all fairness, she tried to hitchhike, but no one would pick up a black woman with an entourage of six Secret Service agents. I mean, the stops for bathroom breaks alone would drive you crazy.

TribecaMike July 19, 2012 at 5:38 pm

And I thought finding a taxi that'll go to Brooklyn was tough.

CindynEncinitas July 19, 2012 at 4:52 pm

All she had to do was take Lindsay Lohan with her and no one would have even noticed she was there, even with the Angela Davis 'do!

shelwood46 July 19, 2012 at 5:18 pm

I hear the Obamas have been living in that big house and haven't paid a penny in rent in over three years. Can you believe it?

eaglewon July 20, 2012 at 1:53 am

It's all her fault, she should have been a white first lady.

prommie July 19, 2012 at 4:01 pm

My triglycerides are high. Just testing.

SorosBot July 19, 2012 at 4:30 pm

Yay; the seem to have noticed and hopefully fixed the problem.

chascates July 19, 2012 at 4:44 pm

It looks like it'll be a good site. It's always interesting to find how other CSAs do things.

We got about 3 inches of rain over the last couple of weeks, a real rarity for July in central Texas. Which gave cracks and end blossom rot to our 350+ tomato plants and brought forth millions of fire ants straight up from hell.

va_real July 19, 2012 at 5:09 pm

If there were any justice in the world, only wingnuts would get fire ants.

Sorry to hear about your tomatoes- we're headed into our annual monsoon season here, & that makes tomatoes a tricky crop even for the pros. But at least here, we know we can expect lots of rain & growers can plan accordingly. Will your plants be ok if the weather 'normalizes'?

chascates July 19, 2012 at 5:44 pm

I think our problem is calcium deficiency, the extra rain always hassles tomatoes somewhat. We'll try side dressing with epsom salts or possibly dried milk.

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