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Noblesse Oblige: Obama's Dog Gets Own Plane on Vacation Trip
Publius Forum ^ | 07/17/10 | Warner Todd Huston

Posted on 07/17/2010 10:16:14 AM PDT by Mobile Vulgus

The Morning Sentinel, a small paper from the state of Maine, has a travelogue story of the Obama's vacation in and about North Carolina today. It has a very interesting little tidbit in it that should enrage every American. It is something that really shows Barack Obama's arrogance and his obviously assumed air of noblesse oblige.

Among the exciting details of the Obama's visit to Acadia National Park in Bar Harbor is this tidbit:

Arriving in a small jet before the Obamas was the first dog, Bo, a Portuguese water dog given as a present by the late U.S. Sen Ted Kennedy, D-Mass.…
As the rest of us toil on the unemployment line, as millions of Americans find their retirement accounts dwindling, their hours at work cut, and their pay scale trimmed, King Barack and Queen Michelle are flying their little doggie, Bo, on his own special jet airplane for his own little vacation adventure.

Well, it must be nice to be able to afford to fly your doggie about the country whenever you feel like it. It must be nice to hire people to act as your dog's escort. It must be comforting to know that you have the power to arrange such luxury for a dog...

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TOPICS: Government; Local News; Politics
KEYWORDS: ah; elections; military; obama; palin; politics; taxes; waste
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Our Monarch... maybe more like our emperor... emperor NERO, that is.
1 posted on 07/17/2010 10:16:18 AM PDT by Mobile Vulgus
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To: steelyourfaith
"Carbon Pawprint" *PING*

BTW, what's this about reducing our dependence on foreign oil?

Cheers!

2 posted on 07/17/2010 10:20:20 AM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: Mobile Vulgus

Can we save our fire for real targets? If you think about this for a second, you would realize that the dog came with the President’s advance team.

It wasn’t a jet just for his dog, the dog just happened to be on the jet that came first.


3 posted on 07/17/2010 10:21:29 AM PDT by Anitius Severinus Boethius
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To: Mobile Vulgus

Naw! His behavior is quite simply, “bottom on dee top!” The same behavior was exhibited in Reconstruction I.


4 posted on 07/17/2010 10:23:01 AM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: Anitius Severinus Boethius

“Arriving in a small jet before the Obamas was the first dog, Bo, a Portuguese water dog given as a present by the late U.S. Sen Ted Kennedy, D-Mass.; and the president’s personal aide Reggie Love, who chatted with Baldacci.”

Just one aide and one dog, both of which could have flown on AF1 or taken a commercial flight in coach.


5 posted on 07/17/2010 10:24:51 AM PDT by Kirkwood
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To: Anitius Severinus Boethius

Don’t confuse me with the facts.


6 posted on 07/17/2010 10:24:55 AM PDT by stormer
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To: Mobile Vulgus

Arriving in a small jet before the Obamas was the first dog, Bo, a Portuguese water dog given as a present by the late U.S. Sen Ted Kennedy, D-Mass.; and the president’s personal aide Reggie Love, who chatted with Baldacci.

“We’re ready. We’re going to do it all,” Love said with a big smile.

http://www.onlinesentinel.com/news/white-house-wanderers-tour-acadia_2010-07-16.html


7 posted on 07/17/2010 10:25:25 AM PDT by kcvl
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To: Mobile Vulgus; All

Their dog has a carbon footprint bigger than all of my extended family combined.

Once again it is “Do as I say, not as I do.”

Effing hypoctires.


8 posted on 07/17/2010 10:25:48 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA (Anti-Gunners suffer from Factose Intolerance)
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To: Mobile Vulgus
Remember when Bo was quoted as barking out "...further integration and/or assimilation into a white cultural and social structure that will only allow me to remain on the periphery of society; never becoming a full participant..."

Poor Bo.

9 posted on 07/17/2010 10:26:20 AM PDT by badgerlandjim (Hillary Clinton is to politics as Helen Thomas is to beauty.)
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To: Anitius Severinus Boethius
It wasn’t a jet just for his dog, the dog just happened to be on the jet that came first.

I wonder if the teleprompter was on board, or does it ride with BO on AF1?

10 posted on 07/17/2010 10:28:16 AM PDT by OCC
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To: kcvl

Many people are giving up their dogs to shelters because they can no longer afford them. BO and the whole clan make me ill.


11 posted on 07/17/2010 10:29:42 AM PDT by dandiegirl
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To: grey_whiskers

The Department of Energy was created in 1977 to lessen our dependence on foreign oil. It has ballooned to 16,000 employees with a budget of $24 billion a year, and we import more oil than ever before. The Federal government had 32 years to get it right, and it is an abysmal failure.


12 posted on 07/17/2010 10:31:18 AM PDT by steelyourfaith ("Release the Second Chakra !!!!!!!" ... Al Gore, 10/24/06)
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To: Mobile Vulgus
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13 posted on 07/17/2010 10:34:27 AM PDT by newheart (History is an outbreak of madness--Ellul)
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To: kcvl
Bo, a Portuguese water dog given as a present by the late U.S. Sen Ted Kennedy, D-Mass.;

Whaaaaa? Kennedy used Portuguese water dog for guarding drowning victims of fat Teddy?

14 posted on 07/17/2010 10:45:36 AM PDT by Leo Carpathian (fffffFRrrreeeeepppeeee-ssed!)
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To: Mobile Vulgus

Abomination in English signifies that which is exceptionally loathsome, hateful, sinful, wicked, or vile.

Obama-nation - same thing!


15 posted on 07/17/2010 10:46:06 AM PDT by ldish (Looking forward to Independence Day)
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To: Mobile Vulgus

Well duh. Obama having a dog is just taqqyia. Bo is a prop. Obama doesn’t want to be near the harram animal otherwise.


16 posted on 07/17/2010 10:47:15 AM PDT by piytar (Re: AlGore's latest - Karl Rove, you magnificent #######!)
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To: Mobile Vulgus
Obama's visit to Acadia National Park in Bar Harbor is this tidbit:

Arriving in a small jet before the Obamas was the first dog

The separate jet transport infuriates me. Reggie and the dog (a new band name?) should have been with the Obamas, not preceding them with extra transportation.....

.....BUT I WANT TO KNOW...What are the restrictions regarding average citizens and THEIR pets at a National Park?

I'd bet Obama gets to take BO wherever he wants inside the park.

17 posted on 07/17/2010 10:47:46 AM PDT by SteamShovel (UTOPIA...Isn't)
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To: Mobile Vulgus
Noblesse Oblige: Obama's Dog Gets Own Plane on Vacation Trip

I'm sorry, Mr. headline writer Warner Todd Huston, Obama's dog getting its own plane is the exact opposite of Noblesse Oblige.

Noblesse Oblige translates to "Noble Obligation," which means that with station and noblitiy comes the obligation to also act responsibly.

18 posted on 07/17/2010 10:49:40 AM PDT by Yo-Yo (Is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
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To: SteamShovel

well maybe big Dog Sh*t gets to step in Bo’s dog sh*t!


19 posted on 07/17/2010 10:50:45 AM PDT by ldish (Looking forward to Independence Day)
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To: Mobile Vulgus
Reminds me of how Muslim cabbies in Minnesota would not take blind people as fares when they had their seeing eye dogs with them. Something about dogs being dirty animals and against Islam to travel with them.

I don't know what this would have to do with 0bama though.

20 posted on 07/17/2010 10:52:02 AM PDT by infidel29 (Since 0bama is NOT a uniter, can we change the acronym to just plain P.O.S.?)
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To: piytar
Maybe Obama is allergic to dog poop like I am. It raises my blood pressure anytime I find it in my yard... Of course, I do not have a prop-dog like Obama does.
21 posted on 07/17/2010 10:56:04 AM PDT by Dixie Yooper (Ephesians 6:11)
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To: infidel29

We have a winner!!


22 posted on 07/17/2010 10:56:26 AM PDT by Gadsden1st
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To: Mobile Vulgus

This has been posted about a million times.


23 posted on 07/17/2010 10:56:48 AM PDT by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
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To: Mobile Vulgus

Bo was the beard to get Barry’s boyfriend Reggie Love onto the island .
More and more are becoming wise to Barry and Reggie’s relationship and this may have been their “ clever “ way of bringing in Reggie without attracting attention.
There is no legitimate reason for Reggie Love -Barry’s... ahem ...
“ Personal Aide and Special Assistant “ ( $ 102,000/year )
to be there .


24 posted on 07/17/2010 10:58:14 AM PDT by Wild Irish Rogue
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To: infidel29

flies...maybe the dog keeper wants to keep “Bo” away from BO’s flies!


25 posted on 07/17/2010 11:00:04 AM PDT by ldish (Looking forward to Independence Day)
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To: Dixie Yooper

nobama is certainly not allergic to “horsesh*t...as it spews out daily!


26 posted on 07/17/2010 11:02:13 AM PDT by ldish (Looking forward to Independence Day)
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To: Kirkwood

It doesn’t say those were the only ones on board. Get a grip. It says that they arrived on an earlier jet. Probably along with a the forward Secret Service detail and a few press staffers.

This is the kind of stupid off the cuff ranting that makes us looks like DU sometimes.

We are smarter than this.


27 posted on 07/17/2010 11:04:15 AM PDT by Anitius Severinus Boethius
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To: Anitius Severinus Boethius

Your explanation makes sense, but I would still like to know why it couldn’t have gone with the Obamas.


28 posted on 07/17/2010 11:04:20 AM PDT by ronnietherocket2
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To: Wild Irish Rogue

Who is Reggie? Is he the former actor from Alabama?


29 posted on 07/17/2010 11:04:49 AM PDT by proudofthesouth (A Dictatorship doesn't want the competition of God in the lives of the Peasants.)
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To: ronnietherocket2

Oh, I think poor Bo is just a photo op pet, and he probably is walked and taken care of daily by one of the forward staffers.


30 posted on 07/17/2010 11:06:30 AM PDT by Anitius Severinus Boethius
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To: Wild Irish Rogue

Very good point - thanks


31 posted on 07/17/2010 11:09:31 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (I'd rather drink Tea than Koolaid)
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To: Red in Blue PA
Once again it is “Do as I say, not as I do.”

Got that right...wasn't it just last month the annointed one was encouraging ALL American's to vacation in the Gulf states? Where is he again?

32 posted on 07/17/2010 11:15:57 AM PDT by JrsyJack (a healthy dose of buckshot will probably get you the last word in any argument.)
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To: Mobile Vulgus
Let's get the FReepathon over!


Dare to give a damn!
Click to donate!

33 posted on 07/17/2010 11:18:01 AM PDT by jellybean (Bookmark http://altfreerepublic.freeforums.org/index.php for when FR is down)
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To: GatĂșn(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
This has been posted about a million times.

I've never read it before, I'm glad it made it to a million and one posts.

34 posted on 07/17/2010 11:37:36 AM PDT by RJL (Sarah Palin/Paul Ryan in 2012)
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To: Kirkwood

maybe Reggie and Bo flew in to do a bomb sweep! yeah, that’s it! They were part of the advance team!


35 posted on 07/17/2010 11:41:20 AM PDT by silverleaf (Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.)
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To: proudofthesouth

Reggie is the guy with the black gym bag who goes to the gym to workout with Barry - sometimes many times a day.

Other than going to the gym to work out, you’d have to ask meshell what Reggie does to earn $102,000 a year and accompany the president, even with his wife and kids


36 posted on 07/17/2010 11:44:56 AM PDT by silverleaf (Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.)
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To: Mobile Vulgus
The Obamas' FDR family moment..

This is for when the state controlled American media (SCAM) start screaming "Racism!"

Headline from February 10, 1945: Generals Queried on Elliott Roosevelt's Dog At Senate Inquiry Into Air Travel Priorities
WASHINGTON, Feb. 9 (U.P.)--A Senate Military Affairs subcommittee inquiring into air travel priorities, called in two major generals and an air transport command officer late today in an attempt to find out how "Blaze," the...

Seems Blaze the dog had his own private plane too. Darn. I did not remember that the Roosevelts were African-Americans . . . .

37 posted on 07/17/2010 12:02:36 PM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: Mobile Vulgus

IMO, the DOG deserved the flight and the vacation far more than the Kenyan Muslim Marxist.


38 posted on 07/17/2010 12:03:33 PM PDT by ClearBlueSky (Whenever someone says it's not about Islam-it's about Islam. Jesus loves you, Allah wants you dead!)
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To: OCC
I wonder if the teleprompter was on board, or does it ride with BO on AF1?

Each one is helpless without the other (although the teleprompter might be able to get a job on morning television), therefore they must travel together.

39 posted on 07/17/2010 12:05:46 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (Gun control was originally to protect Klansmen from their victims. The basic reason hasn't changed.)
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To: KarlInOhio

Uh,oh, looks like Biden has been relegated to Air Force 3.I hope they crate Joe when he flies.


40 posted on 07/17/2010 12:33:13 PM PDT by chuckee
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To: Mobile Vulgus
Arriving in a small jet before the Obamas was the first dog, Bo, a Portuguese water dog given as a present by the late U.S. Sen Ted Kennedy, D-Mass.…

Water Dog, Kennedy? Own aircraft? Does anyone NOT see the horrific irony here? An irony that should have us rolling in the aisles but instead makes me want to vomit? Stop the planet, I want to get off..

41 posted on 07/17/2010 12:41:47 PM PDT by cardinal4 (Can someone explain what a "Diversity Job" is?)
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To: Mobile Vulgus

The Obama White House has just announced that it will not
answer complaints against black and other non-white dogs.


"#%$&ing suckers!"


42 posted on 07/17/2010 12:57:30 PM PDT by drpix
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To: Mobile Vulgus

How did Bar Harbor get moved to North Carolina?


43 posted on 07/17/2010 1:04:22 PM PDT by csmusaret (A government that can dictate how much water flows into a toilet is a powerful government indeed.)
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To: Anitius Severinus Boethius

Read the article. They were the only two listed as passengers on that specific aircraft. Of course there were MANY aircraft involved if there were 24 vehicles in the motorcade. Makes you wonder even more why the need for a special aircraft for a dog. I read someplace that Michelle complains that the dog farts a lot, so maybe that is why.


44 posted on 07/17/2010 1:22:39 PM PDT by Kirkwood
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To: drpix

Hilarious!!


45 posted on 07/17/2010 1:23:20 PM PDT by Mobile Vulgus
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To: Anitius Severinus Boethius
It says that they arrived on an earlier jet. Probably along with a the forward Secret Service detail and a few press staffers.

Even if this is true it is still not right. The advance teams have important jobs to do and should not be dogsitting on the taxpayer's time and money.

46 posted on 07/17/2010 1:34:51 PM PDT by Tammy8 (~Secure the border and deport all illegals- do it now! ~ Support our Troops!~)
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To: Tammy8

Do you honestly believe that any President, and First Family, does not have domestic help for any pets they have? It was likely that one of the people on that plane was in charge of the dog while they traveled.

But specifics are not what is important, it’s the knee-jerk over-reaction by everyone to a single line in a puff piece in a local paper.


47 posted on 07/17/2010 1:42:05 PM PDT by Anitius Severinus Boethius
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To: Tammy8

Do you honestly believe that any President, and First Family, does not have domestic help for any pets they have? It was likely that one of the people on that plane was in charge of the dog while they traveled.

But specifics are not what is important, it’s the knee-jerk over-reaction by everyone to a single line in a puff piece in a local paper.


48 posted on 07/17/2010 1:42:07 PM PDT by Anitius Severinus Boethius
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To: Anitius Severinus Boethius
If you think about this for a second, you would realize that the dog came with the President’s advance team.

I'll accept that, no reason not to. But I would like to know why the dog had to fly with the staff and not with his family, is there no room or something on that big jet? The kids take up too many seats?

49 posted on 07/17/2010 1:46:54 PM PDT by MozarkDawg
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To: Mobile Vulgus
So when the corporate officers for the major car companies are called down to DC, they are reprimanded and demonized for daring to take private jets. (as if private jets had some other purpose)

But it is cool for Barry's (uhmm) "personal assistant" and his dog to travel on one. Those two 747s that transport Barry's entourage must not have much room on them.

50 posted on 07/17/2010 1:48:19 PM PDT by The Theophilus
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