Figures. Obama Doesn’t Give His Own Kids Birthday Presents But He Wants Yours


(Sodahead)
In 2008 Barack Obama admitted that he and his wife do not give birthday presents to their two daughters, Malia and Sasha.
The Telegraph reported:

In a magazine interview Obama and his wife Michelle revealed that one of their steadfast house rules is not giving Christmas or birthday presents to Malia, 10, and Sasha, seven.

The couple explained that they spend “hundreds” on birthday slumber parties and want to “teach some limits”. Santa Claus is still permitted to deliver seasonal gifts however.

The girls are also given an allowance of just $1 (50p) a week for performing household chores, according to People magazine. Those chores include making their own bed, setting and clearing the dinner table and putting themselves to bed by 8.30pm.

But he wants yours…
Today the Obama Campaign asked supporters to forgo birthday and wedding presents and send the cash to the Obama campaign.
Via Weasel Zippers:

That takes some nerve. He says he doesn’t give his own kids presents but he wants yours!
Unreal.

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  • MN Jim

    More evidence that the kids are not really theirs, they are just hired actors in the obama theater.

  • how dumbed down are we bg

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    June 22, 2012

    Obama’s Desperate Fundraising Ploys

    [RUSH: It starts out this way: “For the first 10 years of our marriage, Barack and I lived in an apartment in my hometown of Chicago. The winters there can be pretty harsh, but no matter how snowy or icy it got, Barack would head out into the cold — shovel in hand…” Do they not get the irony here? She’s got Obama leaving the family abode with a shovel. Here’s a guy that promised shovel-ready jobs and then joked about them. He leaves the family abode, “shovel in hand — to dig my car out before I went to work. In all our years of marriage, he’s always looked out for me.

    “Now, I see that same commitment every day to you and to this country. The only way we’ll win this election is if we can rely on one another like that, all the way to November 6th. You should know that your recent donation means a lot to both of us. Barack is working hard, but he can’t do this alone — he needs your help. Will you make another donation today to build this campaign? When you do, you’ll be automatically entered to join Barack and me for a casual dinner.”

    [..]

    He was not making it up. The Obama Event Registry. You can click on “register with Obama 2012.” You’re getting married or you have a birthday. You’re supposed to tell your guests to donate to Obama instead to you. It’s right here. Obama is asking people getting married to forego gifts for themselves and ask their guests to donate to him. It’s a guy calling other people greedy and selfish. Exactly right. Now Valerie Jarrett’s daughter got married not long ago. Did she forego gifts? Valerie Jarrett’s daughter. Did Obama ask Valerie Jarrett’s daughter to ask her wedding guests to send money to him? No way. You know it didn’t happen.

    [..]

    RUSH: How long is it going to be before Obama starts asking people to remember his campaign in their wills? You can see it now, a website, (Obama impression) “If one of my death panels determines your life is to end, please remember my re-election campaign in your will.” It’s just as brazen as asking you to forget wedding gifts and give them to him.]

    bit more @ link..

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  • MrGoodWench

    Thank God Obambam is ” asking” for gifts for himself.
    He could have sent his black and/or muslim and union thugs to your homes to ” redistribute” your gifts .
    Then what you would have done ?

  • old glazier

    Another peek into the souless ONE. I asked my youngest grandson if I should send his birthday money to the President. He thought not, that Presidents get too much already. Heh. Smart kid.

  • democraps suck

    That is because mooslums do not believe in Christmas…hence no Xmas presents…that would go against his Koran teachings

  • how dumbed down are we bg

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    re: #2 June 22, 2012 at 5:34 pm bg

    Jarrett Wedding

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  • MrGoodWench

    WSahtever you all do,
    don’t gift a puppy to your friends or family 8-D

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  • TXPatriot

    Convenient that they spring this AFTER the Jarrett wedding don’t you think?

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  • Granny

    There are no words for this low-class joke of a “president” and his entourage.

    And BTW, don’t even think about donating that $3 to The None’s campaign in hopes of “winning” dinner with him . . . the dinner, transport and so forth is “valued” at $4000+ on which you must pay taxes just like any lottery winnings!

    Pretty expensive $3 donation if you ask me!

  • sandy

    The man is so selfish. He is even spending more than he has on his campaign but I guess to him we are like his daughters. He thinks our money is his and he can dole it out to whoever appeals to him. It will teach us humility.

  • EBL
  • Ella

    This has greatly encouraged me. He is so unbelievably toast in November. This is great news, everybody!! Start saving up for a bottle of excellent quality champagne. We’re going to party in November!!!!! This horrible nightmare will finally be over!!!

  • Granny

    #12 June 22, 2012 at 5:51 pm
    sandy commented:

    The man is so selfish. He is even spending more than he has on his campaign but I guess to him we are like his daughters. He thinks our money is his and he can dole it out to whoever appeals to him. It will teach us humility.
    ______

    And that spending more than he has doesn’t even begin to account for the HUGE travel costs that are being billed to the American taxpayer so that he can attend his fundraisers. One little stop at some memorial and it becomes his “legitmate duty as potus”.

  • Benson II

    democraps suck commented: Muslims don’t give Christmas presents.

    Damn! I didn’t think of that. They threw in not giving them Birthday presents so it wouldn’t stand out that they didn’t give Christmas presents.

    Most still want to think calling Obama a Muslim is some kind of conspiracy theory but this latest is only one of many things that point in that direction. The truth will out but not until this frickin liar is defeated in a landslide.

  • paul

    you can have my birthday presents when you can pry them from my cold dead hands

  • Redwine

    Holy crap. This is truly insane. This poseur-in-chief is a paranoid sociopath:
    http://www.politico.com/politico44/2012/06/forkless-friday-at-obama-event-127056.html

  • Winston Wolfe

    Just when I think these clowns can’t get any more pathetic, they pull something like this.

  • Robb

    If you must send money, consider the wounded warrior fund. That way real men benefit.

    Robb
    US Army Retired

  • RB_Murican

    Van Jones is the real father of those girls. look at pictures of them side by side, it’s obvious. M probably went the turkey baster route too.

  • west1890

    Perhaps the Obama campaign will soon be doing a door to door fundraising drive in your town.

    The person at your door will be a Democrat and a Notary Public. They will provide you with a pre-printed Last Will and Testament leaving all your assets to Barack Obama and a Do Not Resucitate Order. Simply sign both forms and the smooth talking snake oil salesman Democrat Notary Public will take care of the rest. The nice lady accompanying the smooth talking snake oil salesman Democrat Notary Public will hand you a lovely hemlock juice cocktail which you should swallow in a single gulp immediately after signing both forms.

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  • Alana

    Laura Jarrett’s wedding registry at Crate and Barrel (I assume there were others as well):

    http://www.amazingregistry.com/wedding-registry/Laura-Jarrett/Tony-Balkissoon/Registry.ashx?a=71597981#s=showRegistry

    Nobody got them the berry basket.

  • Tim in Cali

    Excuse me….ma’am,sir…I see you’re here for a marriage license

    Have you registered with Bozo yet ?

    No ?…..hmm

    We’ll need to speak with you in the back

  • bigL

    where the heck is Child Protective Services? these kids should be placed in Foster Care until the Child court trial on what is gong on sets the decision. What a pair of ogres.
    And to think that MEE Ho is going to lead the Olympic team thru the London Oly open ceremony!

  • Alana

    Their Williams-Sonoma registry:

    http://www.amazingregistry.com/wedding-registry/Laura-Jarrett/Tony-Balkissoon/Registry.ashx?a=71597981#s=showRegistry

    Getting wedding gifts to set up your new house is part of the fun of getting married. Then, as the years go by, you have the fun of still having some of those items as mementos.

    He’s really scraping the bottom of the barrel with these solicitations. But it’s not surprising that a man who doesn’t give his children birthday and Christmas gifts would expect others to forego their wedding presents. (Except, of course, Laura Jarrett.)

  • Redwine

    Of course Emperor Narcissus doesn’t give birthday presents to the girls:
    1) They’re not his kids.
    2) He doesn’t even know their ages.
    3) He’s a cold, self-centered sociopath who only wants everything for himself.

    No wonder he wants everybody else’s stuff. You don’t merit presents. Emperor Narcissus owns everything.

  • maynardb61

    It is a Muslim rule not to celebrate birthdays and Christmas!!

  • TrickyDick

    Go screw yourself Barrack!

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  • l.barney

    welcome to the obama zone everyone…do dee do do do dee do do… Ugh, this is so stupid parodies should be made immediately!!

  • Alana

    I was just thinking. Christmas and birthdays are an American tradition. So are weddings, wedding gifts, anniversaries. They are some of the celebrations around which American life revolves.

    So – Obama doesn’t really like Christmases. Or birthdays. These things aren’t in his heart, like they are in the rest of us.

    He doesn’t give presents to his girls on these occasions, probably because he doesn’t like these occasions. They are “American” and he wants to fundamentally change us.

    So what’s a little matter like wedding presents to him? It’s just another bit of American culture he wants to stamp out.

    I’m not saying other cultures don’t celebrate many of these same events. I am saying that Obama hates everything American.

  • Sasja

    Ella, don’t pop that cork just yet. He may lose the election but he’ll still have plenty of time to wreak even more havoc before he has to vacate. We’re going to celebrate when we see his skinny butt actually leave the WH for good.

    Some muslims do have birthday parties but presents are verboten.

  • ChicagoJenn

    well, if he’s re-elected, he’ll be taking everyone’s savings, IRAs, private pensions, and anything else he can get his hands on. this is just the beginning….

  • Martin

    VIDEO – Is celebrating birthday haraam?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GluClXp5IvI

  • Rachelle

    Next Michelle will be doing dollar dances to raise money.

    Once this miserable couple is out of the White House I expect them to go bankrupt within a decade.

  • Sarah

    What #29 said. Indeed, Muslims do not celebrate birthdays. Likely Obama struggles to celebrate Christmas in some fashion just for show.

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  • Militant Catholic

    It’s good to see how many people caught on to the fact that the Obamas, JUST LIKE THE MUSLIMS, don’t believe in giving their kids presents on birthdays or Christmas.

  • Militant Catholic

    Just for the sake of argument, let’s pretend the Obamas aren’t Muslim but don’t give their kids presents for their birthday or Christmas.


    HUH??

  • jorgen

    Enjoy the gifts you get this year. Shortly before November, Obama will declare rule under emergency powers and make an executive order stating that birthday and Christmas gifts offend the Muslims and therefore must be given to “Dear Leader”.

  • Jason

    You can also register with the Republicans who will dump a bottle of motor oil in the river, kick a hippie in the nuts, and blow a rich guy.

  • thegoldman

    It’s the muslims way !

  • how dumbed down are you

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    Jason #46 June 23, 2012 at 3:33 am

    brainwashed we much??

    – bg

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  • Just crass.

    I can’t imagine how anyone in their right mind (I guess the key here) would think something like this would go over well.

    Obama’s team are operating in an echo chamber. It is either they don’t get it, don’t care, or have something up their sleeves to pull in October.

  • Neo

    This must be for the Obama’s retirement home on the Malvinas.

    The Secret Service rounded up all the knives and forks from a luncheon Friday of NALEO before the President appeared.

    “It’s very important that you use your utensils as soon as possible,” National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials board member Raquel Regalado told about 1000 delegates at the group’s annual conference.

    I guess this means that they won’t need any silverware (except for spoons) .. a potato peeler sounds nice.

  • bg

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    Jason Jason #46

    how

    rich

    is

    Oblow

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  • bg

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    i don’t give a flying bats guano WHAT Obama is or isn’t,
    nor WHAT he does or doesn’t celebrate with his family..

    the ONLY thing i care about is WHAT
    Obama does or doesn’t do to the US..

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  • bg

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    oh yeah..

    according to the “Muslim” logic in here..

    i suppose he’ll be getting zero in lieu’s form them.. /s/

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  • sandy

    Obama thinks he’s king. How dare the little peons enjoy weddings and birthday parties when they could be honoring me?

  • sandy

    Last week Obama issued an executive order which will allow Illegals the American Dream. This week he pleads executive priviledge on Fast and Furious. He has a barefoot dance party at the White House quickly followed up with an invitation to the Gay Pride Movement who gives the finger to Reagan’s picture. Was it only a month or so ago he was at war with The Catholic Church? Oh yeah, and a couple of weeks ago we found out that the White House was leaking Foreign Policy Secrets which endanger Israel. Its hard to keep track of everything Obama does to demean ordinary Americans and our culture. And maybe that’s the whole point. If Obama can hit us with enough crap — we will be numb and finally accept the reality of the situation we’re in.

    It will work on a lot of people, the new reality of the job situation, the American Dream dead and buried and soon fewer and fewer people will remember what life was like before Obama.

  • Cactus

    Somebody should rescue those poor balloons. He doesn’t deserve them.

  • bg

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    the title is just too funny.. 😀

    actually the whole dang thing is hysterical..

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  • gwhh

    Obama NOT a Musilm or a Chrsitian-He a Jehovah’s Witnesses they don’t give presents out on X-mas or B-day either. And they DON’T give presents at wedding also!

    Typical Liberals also. Give us YOUR money because we know how to spend it better than you do! And why would we want to use our own, when we could use yours first and save ours money to use it on our self!!

  • Elle

    You people are sick. I wonder if you shall kill yourselves in November when your unrealistic hopes are dashed. Seriously gifts and presents is what is getting your panties in a knot??? Seek help

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