The Man and his Myth

Obama crown and microphone 2012

The current Administration does not provide detailed information regarding entertainment expenses, however, it has been estimated the President spent over $10 million on  alcohol-riddled White House parties in 2009 alone, and Obama spent an unprecedented $150 million on his inauguration. The grandiose Greek columns at his 2008 DNC speech in Denver were not only a reflection of his mythological importance, it was also a reflection of his plan to spend lavishly!

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The mythological Obama played his 100th round of golf as president at the Beverly Hills Country Club on June 16, 2012.
Yes, the Greek god, Obama,  golfed 28 times in 2009, 30 times in 2010, and an incredible 34 times in 2011. At about about five hours a time, including the motorcades back and forth from the fairways, he is goofing away much of the day – this does not include the time needed getting ready to go and cooling off afterward – all told, it’s fair to say that mythological president, Obama, has spent more than three months of his presidency golfing.
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Obama has also written and talked about using alcohol, marijuana, and cocaine, and contrary to pop culture belief, this is NOT normal, but it is indicative of mental illness.
Obama smoking weed 2013

The source for the following comes from the Weekly Standard.
Gary Walters , who ran presidential household operations for 21 years during Democratic and Republican administrations, before retiring in 2007, told The Examiner the costs reflected in the documents were “excessive. They are high.”
The chief usher  of the White House from the Reagan to George W. Bush presidencies, Walters consulted a former White House colleague and said neither of them could recall entertainment costs anywhere near those revealed in the documents provided to The Examiner.
“The highest [cost] event we could remember was $190,000 to $200,000 range, and that was for a very large dinner outside that was probably somewhere in the vicinity of 500 people with two different tents,” Walters said, noting that the event was held under President Clinton.
The cost of flying Air Force One is currently about $180,000 per hour, according to ABC News.
Obama spent nearly $1 million on a 2010 dinner for Mexican President Felipe Calderon , which included a performance by pop star Beyonce , cost $969,793, or more than $4,700 per attendee.
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Don’t forget, that while the country is in the depth of financial recession, the Mexico and India state dinners, which together cost nearly $1.5 million, included costs for massive tents and trolleys to ferry guests.
Source: Canadian Free Press.
 
BUSH versus OBAMA
During Bush’s 8-year administration, total deficit spending was $3.402 trillion. That’s a truly extraordinary and reckless sum. It’s also $1.768 trillion less than deficit spending in just four years under Obama. Per year, deficits under Bush averaged $425 billion. Per year, deficits under Obama (according to his own numbers) will average $1.293 trillion — or more than three times as much.
Prior to Obama, our annual deficit spending had only exceeded 6.0 percent of GDP during the Civil War, World War I, and World War II. Except during those huge conflicts, our deficits had never exceeded 6.0 percent of GDP in any year — not during the Great Depression, not at the height of the Cold War defense buildup, not ever. But that’s no longer the case. During Obama’s four years in the White House (and, again, using his own numbers), annual deficit spending will average 8.4 percent of GDP.
the four years in which Obama has submitted budgets are as follows: $1.293 trillion in 2010, $1.300 trillion in 2011, $1.327 trillion in 2012, and $901 billion in 2013.  In addition, Obama is responsible for the estimated $200 billion  (the Congressional Budget Office’s figure) that his economic “stimulus” added to the deficit in 2009.  Moreover, he shouldn’t get credit for the $149 billion in TARP (Troubled Asset Relief Program) repayments made in 2010 and 2011 to cover most of the $154 billion in bank loans that remained unpaid at the end of the 2009 fiscal year — loans that count against President Bush’s 2009 deficit tally.
Adding all of this up, deficit spending during Obama’s four years in the White House (based on his own figures) will be an estimated $5.170 trillion — or $5,170,000,000,000.00.
 nearly double the average annual level of deficit spending under any other post-War president. As the following chart shows (remember, this was just his first term).
To help put that colossal sum of money into perspective, if you take our deficit spending under Obama and divide it evenly among the roughly 300 million American citizens, that works out to just over $17,000 per person — or about $70,000 for a family of four.
For complete source information, please visit the Weekly Standard , and the Canadian Free Press.

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