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Donnachaidh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-07-09 07:03 PM
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10. uhh no. Send it back for a refund and THEN order what she wants
"Put it in the attic" :eyes:

Yeah, we've got ALL sorts of extra cash to be blowing on freaking DISHES. :eyes: :grr: :eyes:
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  -Laura Bush orders a $485,000 White House China Set TWiley  Jan-07-09 06:53 PM   #0 
  - It should be returned...get paper plates  opihimoimoi   Jan-07-09 06:54 PM   #1 
  - Why? We didn't pay for it.  emilyg   Jan-07-09 10:52 PM   #108 
  - It's still wasteful  RGBolen   Jan-08-09 11:00 PM   #157 
  - Yeah. Wouldn't paper plates and Dixie cups have fit in better with the redneck barbecue aesthetic  Aristus   Jan-07-09 11:45 PM   #114 
  - SICK, these silver spoon FUCKS! make me SICK.  sarcasmo   Jan-07-09 06:56 PM   #2 
  - Wonder how many dishes drunky Chimpy and his skanky daughters broke?  Donnachaidh   Jan-07-09 06:57 PM   #3 
  - I hope Mrs. Obama puts it in the attic and orders her own choice.  BrklynLiberal   Jan-07-09 06:58 PM   #4 
  - uhh no. Send it back for a refund and THEN order what she wants  Donnachaidh   Jan-07-09 07:03 PM   #10 
     - It's paid for by private donors  Tangerine LaBamba   Jan-07-09 07:57 PM   #46 
        - Dick Cheney's pocket change?  Generator   Jan-07-09 08:10 PM   #53 
        - That slime........  Tangerine LaBamba   Jan-07-09 08:35 PM   #74 
        - Why read the article and actually understand what's going on?  Zywiec   Jan-07-09 08:34 PM   #73 
           - Silly me.  Tangerine LaBamba   Jan-07-09 08:36 PM   #75 
  - I don't suppose we can return it for cash?  aquart   Jan-07-09 06:58 PM   #5 
  - I read about that today in the Post  Tangerine LaBamba   Jan-07-09 06:59 PM   #6 
  - I knew they'd be butt ugly  AZDemDist6   Jan-07-09 07:02 PM   #8 
  - I don't think they're horrible.  MADem   Jan-07-09 07:07 PM   #15 
  - I think they're gorgeous  fed_up_mother   Jan-07-09 07:25 PM   #30 
  - The bottom pattern seems Sadam inspired. Lot's of gold leif military BS  thunder rising   Jan-07-09 07:08 PM   #19 
  - Check out the Clintons. It's much heavier gold lief.  fed_up_mother   Jan-07-09 08:32 PM   #68 
  - standard style for WH china  onenote   Jan-08-09 11:17 AM   #129 
  - thanks for sharing that  barbtries   Jan-07-09 07:14 PM   #24 
  - I checked it out, and it goes 'way back........  Tangerine LaBamba   Jan-07-09 07:16 PM   #26 
  - Gold flatware?  Retrograde   Jan-07-09 07:46 PM   #40 
  - I agree--gold flatware is so opulent that it's vulgar.  janx   Jan-07-09 11:03 PM   #111 
  - Good gawd man, we could melt that crap down and pay off the national debt  nolabels   Jan-08-09 02:36 AM   #119 
     - Not as gold as Clinton's china choice, and tax dollars didn't pay for it anyway. n/t  greguganus   Jan-08-09 11:26 AM   #135 
  - i absolutely DETEST gold flatware. ditto for bathroom fixtures.  QuestionAll   Jan-08-09 11:25 AM   #133 
  - the flower overpowers the plate and the food  madrchsod   Jan-07-09 07:46 PM   #41 
  - Yeah, I'd be tempted to "keep eating" once I reached the flower...  KansDem   Jan-08-09 11:41 AM   #145 
  - Those are hideous. I'm terrible at that stuff and still find her taste laughable. nt  LeftyMom   Jan-07-09 07:48 PM   #43 
  - Nancy Reagan was the exception...  Baby Snooks   Jan-07-09 08:23 PM   #62 
  - That Reagan stuff is awful,  Tangerine LaBamba   Jan-07-09 08:33 PM   #69 
  - at Buckingham Palace they use china and crystal from her predecessors' reigns  renate   Jan-07-09 08:37 PM   #77 
  - I love it  Tangerine LaBamba   Jan-07-09 10:54 PM   #109 
     - Did you ever see the PBS series "Winsdor Castle"  tammywammy   Jan-07-09 11:19 PM   #112 
        - Of course  Tangerine LaBamba   Jan-07-09 11:43 PM   #113 
  - I think the British invented Shabby Chic :)  fed_up_mother   Jan-07-09 10:15 PM   #103 
  - Here's another variation of the magnolia informal china.  janx   Jan-07-09 10:04 PM   #102 
  - I'm lookin' and lookin' and  Tangerine LaBamba   Jan-07-09 10:40 PM   #105 
  - YES.  janx   Jan-07-09 10:51 PM   #107 
  - my wife and I chose a pattern with "bugs" on it when we got married  onenote   Jan-08-09 11:22 AM   #131 
  - Ahhhh - first style reminiscent of the Octopus, n'est ce pas?  eowyn_of_rohan   Jan-08-09 11:55 AM   #147 
  - Think of how many homeless starved to death today in the USA...  New Dawn   Jan-07-09 06:59 PM   #7 
  - Read the article  Tangerine LaBamba   Jan-07-09 08:00 PM   #48 
  - Made possible by billions of dollars in tax breaks for the most privileged in our society  nolabels   Jan-08-09 12:32 PM   #148 
  - dupe - accident  Tangerine LaBamba   Jan-07-09 08:00 PM   #49 
  - Does she get to take it home?  dmordue   Jan-07-09 07:03 PM   #9 
  - No.  MADem   Jan-07-09 07:05 PM   #13 
  - It's custom and tradition in recent presidencies. And the taxpayers aren't paying for it.  MADem   Jan-07-09 07:04 PM   #11 
  - I say the taxpayers pay for it, maybe indirectly, but we pay for it. nm  rhett o rick   Jan-07-09 07:33 PM   #35 
  - No. not true.  MADem   Jan-07-09 07:38 PM   #36 
  - Yeah I know. And those rich bastards earned their money fair and square and didn't get massive tax  rhett o rick   Jan-07-09 10:48 PM   #106 
     - What does that have to do with anything? Good grief. There is no  MADem   Jan-08-09 11:06 AM   #126 
        - Yes I hear you. And I accept your good grief comment, but....  rhett o rick   Jan-08-09 03:42 PM   #152 
           - Hillary Clinton did it, too. If Obama gets a second term, Michelle Obama will do it.  MADem   Jan-08-09 07:04 PM   #154 
              - I recognize your points. I just have a hard time accepting the opulence of the ruling class in  rhett o rick   Jan-08-09 10:55 PM   #155 
                 - In the big scheme, they're not terribly opulent, actually.  MADem   Jan-09-09 09:21 AM   #158 
  - No.  emilyg   Jan-07-09 10:56 PM   #110 
  - Couldn't someone spend that money on feeding the homeless?  originalpckelly   Jan-07-09 07:44 PM   #38 
  - Fantasy....  tpsbmam   Jan-07-09 08:08 PM   #51 
  - It's not the family china. It's the china to be used for state dinners,  MADem   Jan-08-09 11:15 AM   #128 
  - I liked FDR's best  Tangerine LaBamba   Jan-07-09 08:01 PM   #50 
  - China will buy the White House for that amount someday.  Lastlaughin08   Jan-07-09 07:04 PM   #12 
  - It's probably service for 100, at least  Warpy   Jan-07-09 07:05 PM   #14 
  - It's for those big state dinners. Michelle will get to design some too, if her husband  MADem   Jan-07-09 07:08 PM   #20 
  - I think it's a 14 piece place setting. Imagine how much that cost!  fed_up_mother   Jan-07-09 07:26 PM   #32 
  - No kidding. There were pictures in the Cooking & Baking Group  Warpy   Jan-07-09 07:47 PM   #42 
  - I like the magnolia blossom  fed_up_mother   Jan-07-09 08:44 PM   #81 
     - They'd be fine for that  Warpy   Jan-07-09 09:11 PM   #92 
        - Conned? LOL Anyway, the magnolia plates are to go with the magnolia trees around WH  fed_up_mother   Jan-07-09 09:23 PM   #96 
  - It's 320 fourteen piece place settings.  MADem   Jan-08-09 11:21 AM   #130 
  - Lol! I actually expected something awful, but it's nice enough. nt  glitch   Jan-07-09 07:45 PM   #39 
  - ok, then, $1000/setting for 100 people = $100,000. But this cost 1/2 million freaking dollars.  Hannah Bell   Jan-08-09 01:56 AM   #117 
  - its a 14 piece service for 320 -- a lot of dishes  onenote   Jan-08-09 11:23 AM   #132 
  - Let's tar and feather this bird!  Jesuswasntafascist   Jan-07-09 07:07 PM   #16 
  - Marie Antoinette, Jr.  DemoTex   Jan-07-09 07:08 PM   #17 
  - My thoughts exactly.  Kristi1696   Jan-07-09 07:10 PM   #21 
  - Daggone it, now I gotta find what the various utensils and fine crystal are used for...  nc4bo   Jan-07-09 07:08 PM   #18 
  - OMG, what a waste!  Trailrider1951   Jan-07-09 07:14 PM   #23 
  - what's the point  barbtries   Jan-07-09 07:12 PM   #22 
  - Tradition  hack89   Jan-07-09 09:09 PM   #90 
  - How would you think the Obama's will feel if they use bush plates?  TWiley   Jan-07-09 07:15 PM   #25 
  - here's a look at some of the past patterns  barbtries   Jan-07-09 07:17 PM   #27 
  - I LIKE THE HAYES CHINA! I WANT IT!  janx   Jan-07-09 09:12 PM   #93 
     - Yes, Haviland ROCKS!!!  Perragrande   Jan-08-09 04:20 AM   #122 
  - Why the hell would she pick out the dishes for Michelle??  az chela   Jan-07-09 07:20 PM   #28 
  - Get some info. The Bushes have used the Clinton china, among others  fed_up_mother   Jan-07-09 07:29 PM   #33 
     - This sounds way to aristocratic for my president to be involved with. nm  rhett o rick   Jan-07-09 07:32 PM   #34 
        - Wow, have you been fooled!! n/t  greguganus   Jan-08-09 11:31 AM   #137 
           - It can happen. nm  rhett o rick   Jan-08-09 10:57 PM   #156 
  - Why not Martha Stewart china?  AlinPA   Jan-07-09 07:24 PM   #29 
  - Maybe a nice Martha Stewart prison pattern. n/t  greguganus   Jan-08-09 11:32 AM   #140 
  - Jebus H. Christ....  Hepburn   Jan-07-09 07:26 PM   #31 
  - What would it cost to  AsahinaKimi   Jan-07-09 07:39 PM   #37 
  - Why wasn't this left for the Obama's to order? They are going to be using it.  1776Forever   Jan-07-09 07:54 PM   #44 
  - It was ordered years ago  Tangerine LaBamba   Jan-07-09 07:58 PM   #47 
     - What article? This report was a video from ABC News & they were saying 2 weeks ago.  1776Forever   Jan-07-09 08:09 PM   #52 
        - Here's an article  tammywammy   Jan-07-09 08:15 PM   #58 
           - Thank you - this is why print media shouldn't go out of business - appreciate it.  1776Forever   Jan-07-09 08:59 PM   #88 
  - Too incomprehensible to even comment on.  liberalmuse   Jan-07-09 07:54 PM   #45 
  - Her way of saying "FU" to Michelle? What if Michelle hates the pattern?  sparosnare   Jan-07-09 08:12 PM   #54 
  - Sigh, no not at all  tammywammy   Jan-07-09 08:25 PM   #64 
  - It's OK.  sparosnare   Jan-07-09 08:28 PM   #66 
  - It's tradition. (for the 100th time) n/t  greguganus   Jan-08-09 11:33 AM   #141 
  - Was the china made in America?  Riley18   Jan-07-09 08:12 PM   #55 
  - Lenox, Inc and Pickard China  tammywammy   Jan-07-09 08:17 PM   #59 
  - Please take whatever you like and leave  jaysunb   Jan-07-09 08:12 PM   #56 
  - What's the outrage about?  Beacool   Jan-07-09 08:15 PM   #57 
  - From what I read  tammywammy   Jan-07-09 08:19 PM   #60 
  - Does the image appear?  Beacool   Jan-07-09 08:25 PM   #63 
     - No, it doesn't  tammywammy   Jan-07-09 08:26 PM   #65 
        - Let me try again.  Beacool   Jan-07-09 08:30 PM   #67 
           - closer look at Clinton china  Olney Blue   Jan-07-09 08:33 PM   #71 
           - Thanks!!  Beacool   Jan-07-09 08:38 PM   #78 
           - I love the silverware. It's simple and elegant. I'd like to use  janx   Jan-07-09 09:14 PM   #94 
           - I like the Clinton china very much n/t  tammywammy   Jan-07-09 08:34 PM   #72 
           - Great pic, thanks.  Beacool   Jan-07-09 08:42 PM   #80 
           - Maybe this is why Laura waited so long to order a set of her own.  Beacool   Jan-07-09 08:36 PM   #76 
  - The 'outrage'  elleng   Jan-07-09 08:55 PM   #87 
  - Exactly.  Beacool   Jan-07-09 09:08 PM   #89 
  - great, another republican apoligist  TWiley   Jan-08-09 10:40 AM   #125 
     - great another poster who didn't read (or didn't comprehend) the article  onenote   Jan-08-09 11:29 AM   #136 
     - Hey B-Flat, the O.P. does NOT have an article to read  TWiley   Jan-08-09 12:39 PM   #149 
        - Hey TooLazy  onenote   Jan-08-09 12:45 PM   #150 
           - Hey concise reader ..... this is fun  TWiley   Jan-08-09 01:26 PM   #151 
     - At least they didn't put their faces on the plates. n/t  greguganus   Jan-08-09 11:36 AM   #143 
     - That would be 'apologist,'  elleng   Jan-08-09 06:51 PM   #153 
  - Maybe the 32% approval rating? Shrub is not well liked.  TWiley   Jan-08-09 04:15 AM   #121 
  - I'd sure have it tested for lead before I let anyone use it.  TahitiNut   Jan-07-09 08:22 PM   #61 
  - Is this the dreaded Reagan stuff?  JeffreyWilliamson   Jan-07-09 08:33 PM   #70 
  - It's hard to match with the flowers and decor.  Beacool   Jan-07-09 08:45 PM   #82 
  - I saw a picture of a table set with those plates  fed_up_mother   Jan-07-09 08:52 PM   #84 
  - I think we should send the shit back for a refund in 1 week and 6 days. Son of a bitch!  lonestarnot   Jan-07-09 08:38 PM   #79 
  - Are the private donors asking for their money back?  tammywammy   Jan-07-09 08:48 PM   #83 
     - I wasn't about to watch that crap. Did it say private donors paid for the pickle jars?  lonestarnot   Jan-07-09 08:53 PM   #85 
        - Well, you could have read the thread  tammywammy   Jan-07-09 09:31 PM   #99 
           - Thanks for the link. Looks like she's drown the whole place in yellow pissy rugs.  lonestarnot   Jan-07-09 09:34 PM   #101 
  - The formal china is kind of pretty  LibertyLover   Jan-07-09 08:53 PM   #86 
  - I think this would of really been in good taste...had Laura  samplegirl   Jan-07-09 09:10 PM   #91 
  - If the Obamas are in the WH for 8 years  tammywammy   Jan-07-09 09:24 PM   #97 
  - I hope the Obamas choose 'Made in the USA'  alittlelark   Jan-07-09 09:17 PM   #95 
  - The Bush china was made by Lenox and Pickard n/t  tammywammy   Jan-07-09 09:28 PM   #98 
  - Lenox is the official company that has been used for many years  Beacool   Jan-08-09 01:07 AM   #116 
  - Good God, think what that money could do  liberalhistorian   Jan-07-09 09:34 PM   #100 
  - She didn't pay for the shit. Private investors did. Maybe we can get the investors' names  greguganus   Jan-08-09 11:38 AM   #144 
  - But did anyone notice that odd blue rufflely dress Pickles was wearing  Ilsa   Jan-07-09 10:24 PM   #104 
  - And they're ugly.  Lugnut   Jan-08-09 12:00 AM   #115 
  - *sings* all my clothes come from the top designers...  jtrockville   Jan-08-09 02:23 AM   #118 
  - Just a guess: Sounds like a money-laundering operation.  SimpleTrend   Jan-08-09 04:04 AM   #120 
  - That's 320 place settings, with something like 14 pieces per place setting  fed_up_mother   Jan-08-09 10:38 AM   #124 
  - Probably complete with CIA microphones and transmitters. /nt  Festivito   Jan-08-09 05:59 AM   #123 
  - she should get the bill for it.  spanone   Jan-08-09 11:07 AM   #127 
  - did it occur to you to actually read any of the posts in the thread?  onenote   Jan-08-09 11:32 AM   #138 
     - But then how could they be sufficiently outraged? n/t  kiva   Jan-08-09 11:35 AM   #142 
  - I wonder if it's a common occurence...  D__S   Jan-08-09 11:26 AM   #134 
  - apparently it was, so that now they are more careful to account for every piece  onenote   Jan-08-09 11:32 AM   #139 
  - What happened- did they BREAK it all during their drunken tantrums?  eowyn_of_rohan   Jan-08-09 11:47 AM   #146 
 

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