So, anyone else looking forward to the "immaculate inaugaration" of the 'One'? Or has the novelty started to wear off of Barack the magic Negro, (name courtesy of LA times)?
I abhor the media, period. But it really chaps my hide that they bring all the former presidents into the oval office for a photo op, because I would like to know who paid for this extraordinary gathering? Something tells me, we did. With all this talk about the Economy on the verge of a meltdown and Barack and the politicians in D.C. saying don't worry, we're going to spend our way out of it.......really? Who is dumb enough to buy into the idea that because we are in debt, if we just spend more, magically the debt will go away? Answer: Our political leaders.
I'm tired of presidents going in and redecorating the White House at taxpayer expense. (Granted I don't blame W for replacing the carpet after Clinton) but, are all these exorbitant expenditures necessary? What about the new up-armored Cadillac that Barack ordered? Which by the way didn't even come with flashy rims. Wasn't the old limo armored enough? I mean there were a lot of hippies that really hated Bush....... And every time Air Force One travels somewhere, the motorcade, staff, Marine One, and all the support vehicles including Secret Service and Presidential Marine Guards are sent ahead of time. Which means even a short 1-2 hour Sortie of Air Force One to say Florida costs literally hundreds of thousands of dollars not including fuel which puts the cost easily in the millions. Sorry, but that's not your plane Mr. President. It's mine! It's Ours. It's the property of all American Taxpayers, and this lecture is directed specifically at you Jimmy Carter, you who liked to use Air Force One to sway Senators to vote for your specific pieces of legislation. So if I have to sacrifice and make personal cuts as an American Citizen impacted by a failing economy, then I expect you to as well.