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Just for a real look at vacations.
President Obama so far Obama has taken about 150 days off. Presidents pay for their own Lodgings and family expenses.
- President George W. Bush-8 years-879 days vacation days-77 trips to Crawford,Texas Ranch.Bush holds the record for modern day vacation of 5 weeks in a row,2005 in Crawford ranch.
- President Carter-79 days
- President Reagan-335 day-his California ranch
- President John F. Kennedy-nearly every weekend- various properities.
- FDR-134 trips to Hyde Park and 6 months in Georgia to get treatment for Polio
NO.....PRESIDENTS ARE NOT LIKE US......OBAMA HAS TAKEN MORE VACATIONS AND SPENT MORE OF THE PEOPLE'S MONEY WITH HIS WIFE.....MOOCHELLE OBAMA.......THEY TREAT THE US TREASURY LIKE AFRICAN TRIBAL KINGS AND DICTATORS........I AM SICK WHEN THE MEDIA WATCHED GW BUSH GO BACK TO CRAWFORD TO CHOP TREES......KENHAN TRIYAL CHIEF AND LADY MOOCHELLE.....TAKE 60 AIR FORCE PLANES......FLY A DOG SOLO ON A PLANE......ABUSE OF POWER.....
GOD HELP US WE DO NOT BECOME A 3D WORLD AFRICAN NATION LIKE LUO TRIBESMAN OBAMA WANTS US TO BE....PUNISH THE COLONIALS.....
This President seems to be on vacation every other week. Of course, as we, the taxpayers, are paying for them...why not ? Unfortunately, it leaves little money for us to spend on our own vacations.
@valentine.godoflove as of august 13th Pesident Obama has taken a total of 92 days,,,,,,,George W. Bush took a total of 367 days,,,,,,,yes over a full YEAR of vacations !!!!!!! so what do ya gotta say now ???????
... "hallelujah!... i'm taking my vacation right now... in barcelona, spain!!!... driving a filmstock van isn't so bad?"
@MrsJAZ as of august 13th Pesident Obama has taken a total of 92 days,,,,,,,George W. Bush took a total of 367 days,,,,,,,yes over a full YEAR of vacations !!!!!!! so what do ya gotta say now ??????? EVERY president takes a vacation !!!!!! so if YOU were president I guess you wouldn't take ANY days off ????
It doesn't matter. He doesn't accomplish anything while he is in Washington.
@MrsJAZ He does? Compare his Vacation time with that of the last guy(3 times as much) and then get back to us.
@UleNotknow What me worry?
@demej00 False -- the President pays for his own (and his family's vacation), just like anyone else. The big numbers that get thrown around are the expenses for Presidential support. They also are still on the job, 24x7x365x4 even if they aren't in the Whitehouse. Daily briefings and decision calls at any hour of the day or night.
@123456loveyou $100 million buys a good time all right.
@swagger @SomeoneWhoThinks @demej00 You have to realize that Republicans want to BLAME the President about EVERYTHING !!!!!! I am WHITE and I can see its pretty much a racist thing !!!!!!!! You NEVER heard this kind of bashing about any other president !!!! and WHY do Republicans say they will pass NO bills until the Presidents term is over ??? They will do NOTHING that will make the President look good !!!!!! I am SO ashamed of our government !!!!!!!!!!!! Republicans think this is a GAME !!!! they always talk Republicans against Democrats,,,,,,,,like its a F&$#@&% baseball game !!!!!!!!!! problem is WE THE CITIZENS are the losers !!!!!!!!
@srvcarl59 @swagger @SomeoneWhoThinks @demej00 Amen, My Father a WWII, no matter who was President, was his President and deserve his Respect and his Support. This is surely missing these days due to certain opinionated Cable News Station and Loudmouths on AM Radio. The one guy that said if Obama won again he was moving to Costa Rico, you know what still here.