Royal Obama Family Off to Hawaii For 17 Day Vacation

Back in January 2009, Barack Obama told Americans that,
“Everyone must sacrifice… Everyone must have some skin in the game.”

Well… Everyone but Barack and Michelle Obama.

While Americans suffer through the worst economy since the Great Depression, the Obama family will enjoy a 17 day vacation in Hawaii this year.
FOX Nation and Daily Mail reported:

While most Americans are lucky to get a few weeks of holiday every year, it seems the country’s leader gets a little more freedom in the matter.

President Barack Obama has announced his Christmas vacation to Hawaii – for a staggering 17-day trip.

Obama, who visited the island just two weeks ago for an economic summit, will head to Honolulu on Saturday December 17 until Monday January 2.

Hat Tip Ed

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  • Patty

    I was wondering when they would go there to get all comfy cozy in their new digs.

  • Patty

    http://hillbuzz.org/the-obamas-already-preparing-for-move-to-hawaii-in-january-2013-hyde-park-neighbors-talking-about-chicago-house-being-sold-soon-63935

    Scroll down and few. Nice when you can live in a Beautiful home and pretend you care about the underlings.

  • http://teachx3sblog.wordpress.com/ TeachX3

    I love rich people, like my Dad always says “I’ve never been hired by a poor person”. I do not envy others being able to vacation and live a high lifestyle, when they have earned the right to do so. THAT being said, I cannot stand this THIEF who lives in the Peoples White House. Besides being a liar, he lives high on the hog off the peoples money. While my family has not had a vacation in over 5 years and struggles to buy food, gas for the vehicle, pay utilities and other bills… THIS FAMILY jets off for a hugely long vacation DURING AN AMERICAN CRISIS. Why is this accepted? WHY are the American people not screaming!?

  • Joe Bauers

    It is good to be king!

  • http://www.southernwolf.net S. Wolf

    Doing as little work as possible as ‘president’ and leaving important stuff to the unelected President Jarrett and the czars. His second chance will be no different than his first chance. Tell me again why he was elected and reelected. Oh… he is historic and unprecedented. No kidding.

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  • jharp

    Good for him.

    It’s what winners do.

    He’s earned every bit of it.

  • saveus

    to the victors belong the spoils

    sorry suckers – you lost

  • http://none tommy mc donnell

    but they’ll be thinking about those hurricane sandy victims the entire time they are there.

  • PAvolley

    It’s just a set up and payback to Mooch. They’re expecting the right to complain and Saviour will stay on in DC. Mooch & kids fly off to Hawaii for her much earned (entitled) vacation. They flew two planes before, they’ll fly two planes again, and again, and again…

  • Mn Jim

    So will Michelle go a day early on a separate jet, and will BO get flown back on his own jet for a photo op with barrack? Been done before…

  • Anono

    Jim,

    This story is from December 2011 (both Daily Mail and Fox).

  • Sasja

    I find it amusing that those like jharp thinks it is perfectly fine for Barry to use taxpayer money, not his own, to pay for his and his family’s lavish lifestyle; yet, they have disdain for those who have earned their own money and resent having to give it up to parasites such as Barry, the Mooch, and the jharps of the world.

    A word of warning. Any of you with 401K’s may want to find an alternative.

  • Highlander

    jharp and saveus, people like you make me sick. It’s bad enough that this traitor managed to steal the taxpayers’ money and bribe his way to reelection, but knowing that there are Americans like you taking advantage of the great things this country has to offer while openly supporting and encouraging the architect of it’s destruction is enough to make any decent person’s skin crawl. I hope that when the hammer of Socialism finally falls, that people like you are the first ones to suffer. You might think that your support for Obama will buy you some sort of special treatment, but you might want to check your history books. I think you’re in for a big surprise….

  • SunnyR

    These SLUGS just can’t resist spending Other People’s Money for their elaborate vacays! Grifters are disgusting!

    No other president would have this much hubris!

  • http://teachx3sblog.wordpress.com/ TeachX3

    #12 Anono… good eye!

    Correct link to correct story and year: http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/20199930/windward-residents-alerted

  • GotFreedom

    Buck Farack Obama!!!

    Any bets on whether the will take separate air planes. . .on our dime?

  • http://teachx3sblog.wordpress.com/ TeachX3
  • dontcarewhatothersthink

    Obama has played more and taken more vacations than Bush ever did. He also excelled in raising the debt ceiling multiple times higher than Bush-don’t forget the war on Libya without Congressional approval-the House and Senate got to vote on the Iraq War. I guess he get’s a special pass because he’s mulatto-the politically correct would say black.

  • Winston Wolfe

    Whatever. I couldn’t care less what this arrogant punk does anymore.

  • Patty

    I take offense to the word Royal, Oh, yes, he is king and we are mere subjects.

    HE IS despicable!!

    Dividing America and he has obviously nothing to do these days. Just plan arrogance.

  • Patty

    #20 November 29, 2012 at 1:31 pm
    Winston Wolfe commented:

    Me too. He has ticked off 48% of the nation. The other 52% will soon get theirs.

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  • Patty

    WH PLAYS ‘CHICKEN’: Demands tax rate hikes…
    ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Could Put Millions of Taxpayers Into ‘AMT Shock’…

    http://thehill.com/blogs/on-the-money/domestic-taxes/270139-white-house-no-deal-unless-tax-rates-on-top-earners-go-up

    While the clown goes vacationing.

  • Blacque Jacques Shellacque

    “I’ll believe it’s a crisis when people start acting like it.”

  • Anono
  • Granny

    Correct link:

    20 days, $4 Million Vaca for the Imperial familiy

    The Obamas are paying for their own vacation, right? Every dime, right? Including the full cost of the air fare, right? Not a single penny of Taxpayer Funds will be spent on this, correct?

  • American Woman

    Why doesn’t he just pack up and go there permanently? He doesn’t do anything good in Washington anyway, and the White House could use an airing.

  • Rachelle

    Stay there.

  • bobdog

    While Rome burns…

  • paul52

    Barry, take jharp and saveus with you and try out some of those Hawaiian ‘cliffs’. Don’t forget to stock up on that Maui Wowie.

  • Granny

    Have a gander at this from the link I posted in #27 –

    TRAVEL: $3,629,622

    The biggest expense is President Barack Obama’s round trip flight to Hawaii via Air Force One.

    A Congressional Research Service report released in May 2012 said the plane typically used by the President, a Boeing 747, costs $179,750 per hour to operate. The U.S. Air Force has listed the cost of travel as high as $181,757 per flight hour.

    Travel time for Air Force One direct from Washington D.C. to Hawaii is about 9 hours or as high as $1,635,813 each way for a total of $3,271,622 for the round trip to Hawaii and back.

    The cost for USAF C-17 cargo aircraft that transports the Presidential limos, helicopters and other support equipment to Hawaii has never been disclosed in the years the President has traveled to Hawaii. However, the flight time between Andrews Air Force Base and Hawaii is at about 21.5 hours roundtrip, with estimated operating cost of $12,000 per hour. (Source: GAO report, updated by C-17 crew member). The United States Marine Corps provides a presidential helicopter, along with pilots and support crews for the test flights, which travel on another C-17 flight. That is $258,000, not including costs for the 4 to 6 member crew’s per diem and hotel.

    . . . . . And we wonder why we are in financial distress!

  • Patty

    This skin in the game comment, BARFING, Obama is one of the most disgusting and provocateur of racism.
    PERIOD.

    What is it black leaders are so embolden, Obama. And the Bias Media never reports this and never will at least for the next 4 years and Beyond.

  • Patty
  • Patty

    And then this guy.

    Oh, my goodness, we are in such trouble.

    And why isn’t he at WALMART? LOL
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~
    Biden hits new D.C. Costco: ‘I’m looking for pies’

    http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/ticket/biden-hits-d-c-costco-grabs-tv-logs-161157734–politics.html

  • sablegsd

    #8 November 29, 2012 at 12:51 pm
    saveus commented:

    to the victors belong the spoils

    sorry suckers – you lost

    You lost too, you are just too stupid to realize it. Enjoy the spoils of your “victory”, you giant POS.

  • Comrade J

    Don’t know about you, but I’ve been fascinated with art lately. In the spirit of artistic appreciation allow me to present for you artistic representation of the USA under Commie-O and his administration.

    Behold [drum roll] – Schweine.

  • Robert

    So this means that right when crunch time comes on Christmas Eve and Congress is once again holding our attention hostage to their hidden dealmaking, the so-called president will be in Hawaii.

    Leading from behind afar.

  • TrickyDick

    Barry Soetoro is a worthless freeloading POS!

  • Indiana

    The easiest thing Obama could do to convince America that he’s serious about our finances, would be to hang around home for the holidays. But no….he’d rather shuck, jive, divert, lie, blow smoke, campaign, and point fingers….so he can take a three week vacation in Hawaii for 4 Million. He’s his own worst enemy. What a punk!

  • cavt

    I don’t know which is worse–having him in DC or in Hawaii.

  • Blacque Jacques Shellacque

    Good for him.

    It’s what winners do.

    Sounds good to me. He can even stay there until after January 1st.

    As I said already, I’ll believe there’s a crisis when people start acting like it.

  • Patty

    #8 November 29, 2012 at 12:51 pm
    saveus commented:

    we all have, you just don’t see what is coming, yet.

    When something you love is being taken away, then we can talk. I KNOW YOU FEEL GREAT AND PROUD OF WINNING. We would have, too.

    But when you start flaunting it, it will come back to to haunt you.

  • anti-bho

    The whole country teetering on the edge of the so called “fiscal cliff”, obama, jet-setting all over the globe at taxpayer expence on the public dime, and they worry about this cancerous, sh*thole of a decaying city on Michigans’ ass?

    Michigan State Senator Rick Jones Proposes Dissolving City Of Detroit

    http://www.opposingviews.com/i/politics/taxes/state-senator-rick-jones-proposes-dissolving-city-detroit

  • Bob

    The liberal media went nuts when GW Bush went to his Crawford Texas Ranch. Bush never charged the government rent for the Secret Service like Joe Biden does.
    And the Bush trips to Crawfor where low key and smaller in size compared to the Barry O entourage.

  • http://! l.barney

    Can he take half the country with him? Wouldn’t it be hilarious if every O voter e-mailed the WH and said “Hey your Majesty! We DESERVE a break too!We VOTED you in again after all!”

  • gwhh

    I though the end was coming for the USA on JAn. 1st. I guess old berry wants to watch the USA go of fthe cliff in the ocean from his Hawaii hotel. Smart move berry!

    Be happy he goes on vactions. The last he works the better america does!

  • UpChuck.Liberals

    WTH is a vacation? I’m so happy that our Dear Leader and his wonderful wife Moochelle and their two adorable entitled kids can go visit their mansion in Hawai’i. After all the wonderful work he’s done campaigning to remain our most beloved Dear Leader he must be exhausted, he needs the rest so he can come back and give us the shaft he’s had in mind for the previous 4 years. The shaft that the RINO’s in Congress will help him place.

    OH BTW in case you missed it, you’re 401k’s aren’t yours, you didn’t earn it, it belongs to the ‘government’ and you may get a little back if you toe the party line.

  • DMG

    A Congressional Research Service report released in May 2012 said the plane typically used by the President, a Boeing 747, costs $179,750 per hour to operate. The U.S. Air Force has listed the cost of travel as high as $181,757 per flight hour.

    Bush went to Crawford 77 times. At 1300 miles each way, that’s like going to Hawaii 21 times. Let me know when Obama approaches that.

  • Faye

    Why don’t we pay all of them to take a 4 year non stop world cruise and tour.
    It may be cheaper than having him in DC.
    Oh and he really does not need to be annoyed by anything that comes out of DC so he really does not need any fax machines or cell phones etc, just the adoring socialist msm to travel with him and his trusty teleprompter.
    Just daydreaming again.

  • Coasta

    Long, pricey Barry vacay + “walk away” Republicans = The Best Christmas Present Ever!

    Let the house of cards fall all the way down.

  • mountainwilliam

    I hope he jumps off the fiscal cliff over there

  • Tricky Dick

    Service members only get 30 days of paid vacation a year. The commander in chief should be limited to no more than what the brave men and women are allowed. It’s time congress passes a law limiting the vacation days anyone in washingtion are allowed. On a side note…maybe we’ll get lucky and a volcano will blow up under their worthless hides.

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  • Look-Out

    Teach found the right links…the “fun” one says it’s a 21-day vacation unless nothing’s to be believed at that site.

    Though it did have a link to the history of Obama vacations that might be interesting – or depressing/annoying depending on your view of the two who live NOT TO SERVE, but to INDULDGE themselves.

  • lonestar

    This year, to rub it in even more, the daughters will fly separately from their mother who will fly by herself and the dog will once again get his own plane. After those 3 flights, barry will arrive with reggie on AF1.

  • http://mychal-massie.com/premium/ bg

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  • tek

    A three week, $4 million Hawaiian vacation for the holidays. No more pretense about “Everyone must have some skin in the game.”

  • http://mychal-massie.com/premium/ bg

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    add up the 3 previous years and 4 more to go.. Y$P$$!!

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  • consneverwork

    So glad u cons lost; u don’t have the temperament or intelligence to run this nation.

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