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Old 08-16-2011, 10:48 AM
 
Location: planet octupulous is nearing earths atmosphere
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Obama traveling Midwest on new $1.1 million bus - politics - White House - msnbc.com


money well spent
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Old 08-16-2011, 10:53 AM
 
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Cheaper than flying Air Force One all over the country. They actually purchased two of them- the second will be used by the eventual Republican nominee and for visiting dignitaries.
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Old 08-16-2011, 10:56 AM
 
Location: Tampa Florida
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It is well spent, and telling. When the Prez is using it, the wheels turn forward and when the GOP Candidate uses it, the wheels turn backwards.
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Old 08-16-2011, 10:56 AM
 
Location: Neither here nor there
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If he will just listen to what the people have to say instead of trying to sell himself, he could come away from this with a better understanding of everything.
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Old 08-16-2011, 10:56 AM
 
Location: St. Joseph Area
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I know. Presidents campaigning for re-election. The nerve!
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Old 08-16-2011, 11:00 AM
 
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I know. Presidents campaigning for re-election. The nerve!
The taxpayers are paying for the busses. Now that you admit they are campaign busses, want to tell me why taxpayers should be footing the bill?
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Old 08-16-2011, 11:02 AM
 
Location: OCEAN BREEZES AND VIEWS SAN CLEMENTE
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The taxpayers are paying for the busses. Now that you admit they are campaign busses, want to tell me why taxpayers should be footing the bill?


Thank you, guess when their guy is doing so it is ok! Shoe on the other foot, a totally different dtory.
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Old 08-16-2011, 11:49 AM
 
Location: Del Rio, TN
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Once the R primary takes place, I'm sure the taxpayer will pick up the tab for the tour bus for Obama's competator too.
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Old 08-16-2011, 11:51 AM
 
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The taxpayers are paying for the busses. Now that you admit they are campaign busses, want to tell me why taxpayers should be footing the bill?
Uh, because? Please don't tell me this is the first time a president campaigned around the country for re-election. Is Obama the first president to do this?
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Old 08-16-2011, 11:56 AM
 
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I know. Presidents campaigning for re-election. The nerve!

That's all it amounts to- campaigning, on our dime.
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