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28. My only thought is.. with the post office crisis and Iran and Pakistan and the Euro Dollar ....
Edited on Mon Dec-05-11 06:58 PM by lib2DaBone
Mr. Obama might want to hang a little closer to the office.

But that's OK. If I could afford to take off for the rest of December.. I would. But I have rent, utilites, car paymets, insurance, taxes. I can't take off now. No holiday here. (And I don't think that is necessarily a Freeper point of view).
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  -Mr. Obama to take off on 17 day Hawaiian vacation. This is a joke, right? lib2DaBone  Dec-05-11 06:48 PM   #0 
  - Leave the country?  ecstatic   Dec-05-11 06:48 PM   #1 
  - Obama is a Hawiaan anti-Colonialist - heard it on  banned from Kos   Dec-05-11 06:50 PM   #4 
  - ha ha!  Liberal_in_LA   Dec-05-11 07:03 PM   # 
  - When did Hawaii secede? n/t  tammywammy   Dec-05-11 06:49 PM   #2 
  - Good point. He won't be leaving the country.. he just wont be in the office....  lib2DaBone   Dec-05-11 06:53 PM   #14 
     - The President is always at work.  ellisonz   Dec-05-11 06:56 PM   #21 
     - Always at work, except maybe when chopping brush  indepat   Dec-05-11 07:07 PM   #46 
     - "The President is always at work." ... they reminded us of that when it was pointed out  zbdent   Dec-05-11 08:19 PM   #90 
     - Too bad there is no way of communicating while he's so far away.  Swede   Dec-05-11 06:56 PM   # 
     - Maybe someday someone will invent phones, or computers, or the internets  uppityperson   Dec-05-11 06:58 PM   #27 
     - His office is where he is. Or are you imagining he's hanging up the presidency for 17 days?  uppityperson   Dec-05-11 06:56 PM   #22 
     - I tried to tell my boss that exact point. He didn't buy it. I still have to go to work.  lib2DaBone   Dec-05-11 07:02 PM   #37 
     - Is your work mobile, can you take it with you, wherever you go? Pres Obama's is  uppityperson   Dec-05-11 07:05 PM   #43 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-05-11 07:08 PM   #47 
     - It sucks that you have a job that's not as mobile  tammywammy   Dec-05-11 07:12 PM   #52 
     - "telecommuting"  ellisonz   Dec-05-11 07:13 PM   #53 
     - WOW! So now you think you should enjoy the same perks as POTUS?  Kahuna   Dec-05-11 07:54 PM   #70 
     - Ah yes... the peasants should stop trying to compare themselves to the royalty  Marrah_G   Dec-05-11 10:04 PM   #131 
     - What the hell does that even mean?  snooper2   Dec-06-11 08:33 AM   #170 
     - Of course anarchists have no respect for authority. Silly me. nt  Kahuna   Dec-06-11 10:29 AM   #184 
     - Speaking for myself, no.  AngryOldDem   Dec-06-11 04:39 AM   #152 
        - Well you might be angry...  Kahuna   Dec-06-11 10:31 AM   #185 
     - you don't get any days off, no matter what?  CreekDog   Dec-05-11 07:58 PM   #75 
     - I can't.  AngryOldDem   Dec-06-11 05:08 AM   #154 
        - What do you do for a living?  snooper2   Dec-06-11 08:34 AM   #173 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-05-11 08:00 PM   #76 
     - You sound bitter.  Pisces   Dec-05-11 08:44 PM   #103 
     - Right. It's not like he's put Biden in charge for 2 1/2 weeks...  SidDithers   Dec-06-11 08:26 AM   #166 
     - There's a thing called Air Force One  Indianademocrat91   Dec-05-11 07:49 PM   #68 
     - did you actually think Hawaii was not in country?  CreekDog   Dec-05-11 07:57 PM   #72 
     - you had almost an hour to correct your OP to say Hawaii was not "out of the country"  CreekDog   Dec-05-11 08:32 PM   #97 
     - I work away from the office all the time, there are these cool things these days  snooper2   Dec-06-11 08:31 AM   #168 
  - Bush spent  Mz Pip   Dec-05-11 06:50 PM   #3 
  - bwahahahaha.. that's funny!!!  spanone   Dec-05-11 06:50 PM   #5 
  - i wish it was, but reading the subsequent posts  CreekDog   Dec-05-11 08:01 PM   #77 
  - At Christmas time ALL presidentes take a vacation. Congress does also.  Tx4obama   Dec-05-11 06:51 PM   #6 
  - But the 99% don't  MannyGoldstein   Dec-05-11 06:52 PM   #10 
  - That's not true. People take 2 week vacations all the time nt  ecstatic   Dec-05-11 06:56 PM   #19 
  - The only people I know who do that are in my union; vacation time is a negotiated benefit  Occulus   Dec-05-11 08:48 PM   #104 
  - That's odd. Every place I've worked, except in self employment, had paid vacation days.  uppityperson   Dec-05-11 08:58 PM   #109 
     - I work a shitty call center job and get over a month of PTO annually  sweetloukillbot   Dec-05-11 10:44 PM   #139 
  - Paid Vacation Around the World  dflprincess   Dec-05-11 09:27 PM   #121 
     - Actually, for the US, that stat should be "ZERO".  HughBeaumont   Dec-06-11 08:24 AM   #165 
  - You are not tied to the White House almost 24 hours per day either.  Tx4obama   Dec-05-11 06:56 PM   #20 
  - No pity here. He asked for the job, quite strenuously as I recall. nt  Obamanaut   Dec-05-11 07:04 PM   #41 
     - And he got the job, along with the ability to change his surroundings. n/t  BzaDem   Dec-06-11 04:23 AM   #151 
  - I take 4 weeks vacation...every year  HipChick   Dec-05-11 06:58 PM   #29 
  - Is that so? Most of us aren't required to be on duty 24/7 as POTUS is..  Kahuna   Dec-05-11 07:58 PM   #74 
  - My sister and BIL get 2-4 wks a year of paid vacation and have for 20 years.  kestrel91316   Dec-05-11 08:03 PM   #78 
  - Manny ,  Vanje   Dec-05-11 08:05 PM   #80 
  - I think that''s two weeks plus 2 weekends over two major holidays -  hedgehog   Dec-05-11 08:16 PM   #88 
  - not out of the ordinary for Politicians  Marrah_G   Dec-06-11 06:21 AM   #157 
  - when you're in charge of the world's only superpower, you can have 17 days off too  spanone   Dec-05-11 08:23 PM   #94 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-05-11 08:50 PM   #105 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-05-11 09:21 PM   #115 
  - +1  dionysus   Dec-05-11 09:33 PM   #124 
  - yup  Marrah_G   Dec-05-11 10:01 PM   #130 
  - According to a gaggle of other posters, you're either fibbing or  MannyGoldstein   Dec-05-11 10:57 PM   #142 
  - lol yup  Marrah_G   Dec-06-11 06:17 AM   #156 
  - What do you do for a living?  snooper2   Dec-06-11 08:37 AM   #175 
  - This is a ridiculous post...  SidDithers   Dec-05-11 10:53 PM   #141 
  - My husband took a 2 week vacation this summer...  a la izquierda   Dec-06-11 06:30 AM   #159 
  - Until very recently, vacations in December at MY workplace were forbidden as a matter of policy.  Occulus   Dec-05-11 07:15 PM   #55 
     - You work for a company that delivers packages, of course they want workers  uppityperson   Dec-05-11 07:20 PM   #61 
     - I know precisely what the word means. THAT'S WHY I USED IT.  Occulus   Dec-05-11 07:35 PM   #67 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-05-11 08:06 PM   #82 
        - Way the fuck over the top, kestrel.  Occulus   Dec-05-11 08:26 PM   #95 
  - He could stay there full time for all the good he has been doing.  Hardrada   Dec-05-11 06:51 PM   #7 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-05-11 06:52 PM   #11 
  - My only thought is.. with the post office crisis and Iran and Pakistan and the Euro Dollar ....  lib2DaBone   Dec-05-11 06:58 PM   #28 
     - I bet he has access to phones and the internets, even in Hawaii.  uppityperson   Dec-05-11 07:00 PM   #31 
     - Oh, good grief.  tabatha   Dec-05-11 07:18 PM   #57 
     - I'm getting a strong odor of "what could possibly go wrong?" here.  Occulus   Dec-05-11 09:01 PM   #110 
     - The post office crisis?  eShirl   Dec-06-11 04:44 AM   #153 
     - your other thought is that Hawaii is "out of the country". people should not listen to you for that  CreekDog   Dec-06-11 10:12 AM   #183 
  - Okay. now I need to clean my screen  Autumn   Dec-05-11 08:53 PM   #107 
  - Awww...  SidDithers   Dec-05-11 09:23 PM   #118 
  - Your Hawaii Privileges are Revoked!  ellisonz   Dec-05-11 06:52 PM   #8 
  - How, may I ask, is he leaving the country.  MineralMan   Dec-05-11 06:52 PM   #9 
  - Maybe that poster meant the time over international waters.... LOL  Hassin Bin Sober   Dec-05-11 06:55 PM   #18 
  - Doesn't count. This is the United States, we own the oceans.  RC   Dec-05-11 07:03 PM   #40 
  - How many planes fly from the mainland to Hawaii every day?  MineralMan   Dec-05-11 07:09 PM   #49 
  - Ya Ya.. I know.. bad headline. Point made.  lib2DaBone   Dec-05-11 06:59 PM   #30 
     - uh huh  ecstatic   Dec-05-11 07:03 PM   #39 
     - why didn't you fix it? did you want people to think Obama was leaving the country?  CreekDog   Dec-05-11 09:15 PM   #113 
  - This is either very dry or wtf?  uppityperson   Dec-05-11 06:53 PM   #12 
  - The only foreign nation a President is allowed to spend half his year at is  MADem   Dec-05-11 06:53 PM   #13 
  - heh!  northoftheborder   Dec-05-11 07:02 PM   #38 
  - Why not..  butterfly77   Dec-05-11 06:53 PM   #15 
  - The House's recess target is 8 Dec. They don't resume until well after the New Year.  MADem   Dec-06-11 02:46 AM   #146 
     - UNLESS they don't pass the payroll tax extension. President Obama said they will all stay and work  piratefish08   Dec-06-11 08:30 AM   #167 
  - Not a joke. And it's giving Republicans once again a lot of political ammunition.  Better Believe It   Dec-05-11 06:54 PM   #16 
  - He has young children that deserve quality time and attention, IMO nt  ecstatic   Dec-05-11 06:57 PM   #24 
  - The kids probably get a wee bit more "quality time and attention" than 99% of Washington, D.C. kids.  Better Believe It   Dec-05-11 07:21 PM   #62 
     - When is "his work is done"? Are you assuming he goes to Hawaii, does NO Pres stuff for  uppityperson   Dec-05-11 07:24 PM   #63 
     - You know exactly what I mean. Top priority stuff, like jobs. Like leaning on Republicans/Congress  Better Believe It   Dec-05-11 08:21 PM   #92 
        - He can pick up the phone and talk to Boehner any time he'd like.  MADem   Dec-06-11 02:48 AM   #147 
     - He's President of the United States. His work is literally NEVER "done".  kestrel91316   Dec-05-11 08:11 PM   #83 
     - When is his "work done"?...nt  SidDithers   Dec-05-11 09:26 PM   #120 
     - You are a little late to this thread, but got to give you credit for staying on target  snooper2   Dec-06-11 08:41 AM   #176 
  - That must be why all former Presidents took far more time off than  monmouth   Dec-05-11 06:57 PM   #25 
  - And according some a 17 day Presidential vacation is not really a vacation .....  Better Believe It   Dec-05-11 08:34 PM   #98 
  - Duplicate Deleted  Better Believe It   Dec-05-11 08:34 PM   #99 
  - Yeah, the really dumb Republicans  Mojeoux   Dec-05-11 07:02 PM   #34 
  - you're in good company  bigtree   Dec-05-11 07:02 PM   #36 
  - It's not that big, really. The house is huge, but the private areas  MADem   Dec-05-11 07:10 PM   #51 
     - You're right. It's not much of a vacation at all. Obama should find a way to use this  Better Believe It   Dec-05-11 09:10 PM   #111 
        - You object because he's not taking the vacation you'd like him to, to snow.  uppityperson   Dec-05-11 09:21 PM   #117 
        - He can helicopter into Camp David every day if he wants after his workday in Washington  Better Believe It   Dec-05-11 09:29 PM   #123 
           - you know there is technology these days where you can do stuff from different places  JI7   Dec-05-11 10:18 PM   #136 
        - Dumb fuckin post...nt  SidDithers   Dec-05-11 09:28 PM   #122 
        - That's not what the weather will be like during his holiday, though.  MADem   Dec-06-11 02:32 AM   #144 
  - We'll have to quickly grant US statehood to Hawaii... after that,  Mira   Dec-05-11 06:55 PM   #17 
  - Hey!  ellisonz   Dec-05-11 06:58 PM   # 
     - OK - year 4 starts after 1-20-2012 - SHORTLY  Mira   Dec-06-11 08:45 AM   #178 
  - CNN can't even find Hawaii on the damn map  Brother Buzz   Dec-05-11 06:57 PM   #23 
  - As I've posted before, I absolutely cringe whenever I see him on vacation.  BlueIris   Dec-05-11 06:58 PM   #26 
  - uhhhh tele-commute? Hawaii is not a remote outpost like Antartica.  banned from Kos   Dec-05-11 07:02 PM   #35 
  - Wanta bet?  RC   Dec-05-11 07:09 PM   #48 
  - He carries the best communications team in the world. It doesn't matter where he is, he  MADem   Dec-05-11 07:16 PM   #56 
  - Like everybody else, are you serious???? What kind of job do YOU  Kahuna   Dec-05-11 08:04 PM   #79 
  - you think he doesn't? really?  dionysus   Dec-06-11 08:13 AM   #163 
  - Does anyone believe the President really takes a vacation? His office is pretty much mobile..  HipChick   Dec-05-11 07:00 PM   #32 
  - NOT quite what we said about Dubya.  WinkyDink   Dec-05-11 07:57 PM   #71 
     - I didn't.  tammywammy   Dec-05-11 08:05 PM   #81 
     - We weren't exactly convinced dubya was working when he was in the White House, either  Hippo_Tron   Dec-05-11 09:40 PM   #126 
     - +1,000,000. Specificity AND nuance! Exactly. nt  MADem   Dec-06-11 02:39 AM   #145 
     - Bush took way more vacation than Obama...  ellisonz   Dec-06-11 03:21 AM   #149 
     - The difference is "W" was never fucking working...  snooper2   Dec-06-11 08:43 AM   #177 
  - leaving the country ?  JI7   Dec-05-11 07:01 PM   #33 
  - Why not?  bluerum   Dec-05-11 07:05 PM   #42 
  - What country is he going to?  virgogal   Dec-05-11 07:06 PM   #44 
  - I think he is going to  polmaven   Dec-05-11 08:38 PM   #101 
     - Aaaah,sounds nice.  virgogal   Dec-05-11 10:36 PM   #138 
  - Mr. Obama?  Scurrilous   Dec-05-11 07:07 PM   #45 
  - Holy crap  ProSense   Dec-05-11 07:10 PM   #50 
  - I get 6 weeks a year.  sibelian   Dec-05-11 07:15 PM   #54 
  - None, because he's never off the clock  tammywammy   Dec-05-11 07:18 PM   #59 
  - ZERO. He is ALWAYS on call. Unless he is physically or mentally incapacitated,  kestrel91316   Dec-05-11 08:16 PM   #87 
  - But Newt takes vacations! I think his wife makes him though.  Glimmer of Hope   Dec-05-11 07:18 PM   #58 
  - Nuh-uh  Brother Buzz   Dec-05-11 07:24 PM   #64 
  - Not sure most Americans will notice  quinnox   Dec-05-11 07:19 PM   #60 
  - CISCO is not just for Maddow BTW n/t  Sheepshank   Dec-05-11 07:25 PM   #65 
  - Good lord - even the M$M conceded that Bush & Reagan took more time off -  TBF   Dec-05-11 07:32 PM   #66 
  - See comment #86 for totals n/t  Tx4obama   Dec-05-11 08:12 PM   #84 
  - Oh, whatever. Drama much?  Kahuna   Dec-05-11 07:52 PM   #69 
  - In the electronic age he needs to sit at his personal desk in the Oval Office  kestrel91316   Dec-05-11 07:58 PM   #73 
  - Because the stupid people need to be fed stupid reasons to hate him.  JoePhilly   Dec-05-11 08:52 PM   #106 
  - I've decided to alert on this because you are saying Hawaii is out of the country  CreekDog   Dec-05-11 08:13 PM   #85 
  - Or twice . . . or a third time . . .  HughBeaumont   Dec-06-11 08:33 AM   #172 
  - Here are the total numbers for Carter, Bush 1, Bush 2, Reagan, Clinton  Tx4obama   Dec-05-11 08:15 PM   #86 
  - What is "at a time like this" supposed to mean, exactly?  gkhouston   Dec-05-11 08:18 PM   #89 
  - Obama has still taken under half the vacation days as Bush had at the same point...  MilesColtrane   Dec-05-11 08:20 PM   #91 
  - LOL!  FrenchieCat   Dec-05-11 08:21 PM   #93 
  - We oughta chain him to his desk. Who the fuck does he think he is anyway?  DevonRex   Dec-05-11 08:29 PM   #96 
  - he's a terrible, terrible man!1!1 ain't this thread a hoot. care for a truffle?  dionysus   Dec-06-11 08:13 AM   #162 
  - So few presidents will there ever be. I'll never understand why the select few  Raine   Dec-05-11 08:36 PM   #100 
  - The Obamas are there everyday with all the WH X-mas decorations, and .....  Tx4obama   Dec-05-11 09:16 PM   #114 
     - Speaking of WH Xmas decorations ... Home & Garden Network is having a behind  Raine   Dec-06-11 03:01 AM   #148 
  - A well deserved vacation. Believe it fool, peddle your bullshit somewhere else.  Pisces   Dec-05-11 08:43 PM   #102 
  - really? this is your outrage? well, no phones "outside" the country, ya know. nt  seabeyond   Dec-05-11 08:55 PM   #108 
  - As an African American, I find this thread disgusting  Johnny99percent   Dec-05-11 09:13 PM   #112 
  - I have never seem such intentionally unintelligent responses...  HipChick   Dec-05-11 09:24 PM   #119 
  - Really, you think this OP has ANYTHING to do with race? Give it a fucking rest!  Logical   Dec-05-11 09:43 PM   #127 
  - Oh fuck that bullshit  Marrah_G   Dec-05-11 10:06 PM   #132 
  - Welcome to DU!  ellisonz   Dec-06-11 03:22 AM   #150 
  - Horrors!  ohheckyeah   Dec-05-11 09:21 PM   #116 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Dec-05-11 09:34 PM   #125 
  - I initially thought this thread was mocking Fox News for their usual idiocy  Proud Liberal Dem   Dec-05-11 09:53 PM   #128 
  - I'm glad he can take one  Marrah_G   Dec-05-11 09:56 PM   #129 
  - "leave the country"  devilgrrl   Dec-05-11 10:11 PM   #133 
  - What a lazy shiftless president.  Swede   Dec-05-11 10:12 PM   #134 
  - +1...nt  SidDithers   Dec-06-11 08:24 AM   #164 
  - Leave the country? Hawaii?  The Velveteen Ocelot   Dec-05-11 10:13 PM   #135 
  - Unrec with extreme fucking pleasure...  SidDithers   Dec-05-11 10:23 PM   #137 
  - Somebody should warn them about the clouds!!  thelordofhell   Dec-05-11 10:47 PM   #140 
  - My neighbor just got an $8/hr job. Five years of work will get him one week of paid vacation.  Karmadillo   Dec-05-11 11:22 PM   #143 
  - A word with you, Mr. Obama...  T S Justly   Dec-06-11 05:13 AM   #155 
  - Good freakin grief!  HappyMe   Dec-06-11 06:30 AM   #158 
  - Call Congress...right fucking now!  deutsey   Dec-06-11 07:30 AM   #160 
  - FTW.  HughBeaumont   Dec-06-11 08:36 AM   #174 
  - Returning to his homeland for the holidays  Motown_Johnny   Dec-06-11 07:59 AM   #161 
  - his homeland? he's leaving the US to go to the US.  piratefish08   Dec-06-11 08:32 AM   #169 
     - People in my industry refer to it as the lower 48  snooper2   Dec-06-11 08:45 AM   #179 
  - Bush took off every weekend for that pig farm in Texas  LynneSin   Dec-06-11 08:33 AM   #171 
  - Does he have every right to take a vacation? Of course.  Nye Bevan   Dec-06-11 08:46 AM   #180 
  - It took a whole 12 months for the dumbest OP of the year to pop up.  trumad   Dec-06-11 08:49 AM   #181 
  - This thread is like an hour of hate radio  Doctor_J   Dec-06-11 08:51 AM   #182 
  - Locking  NRaleighLiberal   Dec-06-11 10:34 AM   #186 

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