Tell President Obama We Can't Afford His Vacations!

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Tell President Obama We Can't Afford His Vacations!

Dear Friend,
President Obama and his family are planning to travel to Senegal, Tanzania, and South Africa this month and to spend up to $100 million of tax money on their trip.  Essentially, a paid vacation and heritage tour, the trip will involve extensive federal expenditure at a time when federal employees are on furlough working four day weeks due to sequester.
The Washington Post reports that:

"Hundreds of U.S. Secret Service agents will be dispatched to secure facilities in Senegal, South Africa and Tanzania. A Navy aircraft carrier or amphibious ship, with a fully staffed medical trauma center, will be stationed offshore in case of an emergency.

"Military cargo planes will airlift in 56 support vehicles, including 14 limousines and three trucks loaded with sheets of bullet¬proof glass to cover the windows of the hotels where the first family will stay. Fighter jets will fly in shifts, giving 24-hour coverage over the president's airspace, so they can intervene quickly if an errant plane gets too close.
Tell President Obama to stay home!  We can't afford his vacations.

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Thank you,

Dick Morris

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I AM SICK TO DEATH OF THE OBAMAS. THEY TALK ABOUT INEQUALITY BUT THEIR ACTIONS AND LIFESTYLE SHOW THEIR HYPOCRISY. BUT...DON'T WORRY, President Obama is going to give you 10.00 an hour so you can live as well as he and his wife, kids, and mom in law live. How many vacations will you be taking this year?
pay for you own just as every one else does!!!!!!!
Stop all vacations and partying on the peoples dime? I get ill every time I see the Obama's. They care nothing about America or the people. If they did they could not take other peoples money to live like royalty while others starve and do not know where their next paycheck is coming from. King Obama needs to stay in the next country he visits. We fought a long bloody war to get away from royalty . Wake up people. How long are we going to take this!
Why are you spending taxpayers money when you know we're in debt? Use your own money. I'm appalled you take personal trips on other peoples hard earn money and then jack up the taxes.
Stay home and do your job. You are already on a vacation.
Travel on your own dime.
We also ask that you stop sending our money to foreign countries while the American people need our money here at home. No more vacations, playing gulf or parties. That's a budget cut we can afford to loose.
stop spending our money and pay your own way