By Paul Richardson
I have exposed many of President Obama’s (and his family’s) unnecessary trips as no more than personal vacations at the tax payer’s expense.
Such was the ridiculous family vacation to Hawaii so he could play golf. It only costs us $11 million.
Is there no gold course in Washington?
And remember this past summer when he and the family made that one day trip to Africa to his so called “Homeland” to visit relatives he never knew. One day people, and it cost us $51 million bucks!
As already reported, it cost $800,000 dollars an hour to fly Air Force One with all its escorts and support personnel. And the Obama’s averages a trip somewhere every three days! This is one of the many reasons why our country is in such dire debt.
It’s absolutely disgraceful, but completely true!
We will soon be joining Greece, Italy and Spain in financial ruin!
But here’s another one for the books (A true story from an actual Ford dealer.)
“One of my salesmen had a woman in his office yesterday wanting to lease a brand new Focus. As he was reviewing her credit application he noticed she was on social security disability.
He said to her you don’t look like you’re disabled and unable to work.”
She said, “Well I’m really not. I could work if I wanted to, but I make more now on disability than I did when I was working and got hurt.”
She said “the gov’t sends her $1500.00 a month in 1 check. And she gets$500.00 a month on an EBT card (food stamps), $800.00 a month for rent, plus 250 minutes free on her phone. That is just south of $2800.00 a month.”
When she was working, she was taking home about $330.00 per week. Do the math and then ask yourself why should she work?
If you multiply her case by millions of people who have the same deal, (or better,) you start to realize the scope of the problem we face as a country.
The problems today are there because the people who work for a living are outnumbered by those who vote for a living. Once the socialists have 51% of the population, we are finished.
The question is when do we cross that threshold, if we haven’t already, and there are not enough people working to pay enough taxes to support the non-working people?
She didn’t lease the Focus at that particular dealer because his competitor down the road beat the deal by $10.00/month.
Glad to know she is so frugal with her “free money.”