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Old 04-16-2017, 02:21 PM
 
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Trump's own club is charging the Secret Service $35,000 to rent golf carts?
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Old 04-16-2017, 02:22 PM
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About 200 of Obama's 306 games were on military golf courses and most in commuting distance of Washington. A much lower cost that Trump's weekly ego trips to Florida.

The Obama Golf Counter - I will not rest until...
Yeah the same old "when my guy did it, it was acceptable , but when your guy does it, it's an outrage"

Been witnessing this for decades now.
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Old 04-16-2017, 02:48 PM
 
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"CBS News reported that it had reviewed purchase orders showing $35,185 in costs for renting golf cart"

With "reporting" like this, I don't give them much credibility.

You get a "purchase" order when you PURCHASE (BUY) something, NOT when you RENT something. You get a "rental" receipt.

The again it is CBS.
Purchase orders are used for the purpose of procuring goods and services. Renting golf carts would be procuring a service. The taxpayers were procuring ("purchasing") the use of the golf carts for a specified time.

Now, maybe it would be cheaper in the long run to buy some golf carts, store them in the cargo hold of AF1 (along with a few trailers, etc., to take them back and forth from the airport to the golf courses), and then take them out every time trump wants to get on a golf course. Think it might be less than half a million over 4 years? Of course, trump wouldn't want that, since it would cut into the money he makes from renting them to the taxpayers every weekend.
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Old 04-16-2017, 02:52 PM
 
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Were you as concerned about what Obama's trips cost us? And what about Mrs. Obama's vacations?
Did they do it every single weekend? No, they did not. Did it cost $35,000 a quarter just for golf carts? No, it did not. There is a yuuuuge difference between a fairly reasonable (let's say, within a few million dollars of what you would think is reasonable for the prez & family over the course of 8 years) cost for trips/vacations and the amount it is costing every single weekend for the last 3 months.

ETA: this is assuming that a certain amount of trip/vacation expense is OK. Whether or not the obama's spent more than you think they should have, trump is still on track to grossly outspend them.

So, do you think the amount trump is spending is on track to become excessive?
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Old 04-16-2017, 02:57 PM
 
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Yeah the same old "when my guy did it, it was acceptable , but when your guy does it, it's an outrage"

Been witnessing this for decades now.
It isn't clear - which one is the one who deserves the outrage? obama or trump? Or, do you just think they are equal on this?
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Old 04-16-2017, 03:01 PM
 
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Amazing! Trump's Golf Trips Force the Secret Secret to Waste $35,000 on Golf Cart Rentals
And since he owns he golf course, the money goes straight to his own pockets.
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Old 04-16-2017, 03:02 PM
 
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LOL, I don't think the left and other Trump haters were interested enough in how much money the Secret Service had to spend on golf carts during Obama's golf games, but then they were too busy fawning on their Obama and giving him the royal pass on whatever activities he engaged in to consider his cost to taxpayers (which they would have justified anyway). Now Trump's golf playing is just another little tidbit for the left to weaponize and lob against the man they want to see destroyed. Like everything else, they're acting petty and childish.

According to the official WH golf game scorekeeper, the Obama played golf 333 times during his 8 yrs in office. You can do the math to see how much THAT cost the taxpayers.
On the other hand, trump is on track to beat that 333 number within 4 years. How's that for petty and childish?
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Old 04-16-2017, 03:18 PM
 
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What happened to those Secret Service guys from the old days who used to run next to big limousines like on a parade route?

Even Clint Eastwood did it in his Secret Service movie.
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Old 04-16-2017, 06:49 PM
 
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And whose companies get that money? LOL. Can you imagine the outrage of Obama had done stuff like this? The hypocrisy of so many on the right, and by Trump himself is mind boggling.
I'm sure the Secret Service did stuff like this, it's just that the msm didn't comb through all the SS expenses like they are with Trump.

More double standards from the msm.
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Old 04-16-2017, 06:59 PM
 
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Or, how many children could be fed from just the money wasted on one of Trump's numerous golf outings ?

You could support meals on wheels with just one year.
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