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  •  At least he doesn't have to pay for *everything* (2+ / 0-)
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    cslewis, sawgrass727

    since that would put him at least some $1,592,475,254 in the hole:

    Patterson attempted to do that for the Fiscal Year 2008 budget and came up with a figure of $1,592,875,254. This does not include classified outlays for things such as Air Force One.
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    •  Cost of being the President should be off the (5+ / 0-)
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      ericlewis0, askew, Smoh, duhban, worldlotus

      table.  It's ridiculous to bitch about this now when it's the standard cost of having a President these days.

      •  Only (3+ / 0-)
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        wrights, duhban, worldlotus

        When the president is white...with this POTUS, anything paid for with taxpayer funds is framed as "welfare" and he is viewed as a lazy...negro...doing well on white taxpayers' hard earned money...

        Fear doesn't just breed incomprehension. It also breeds a spiteful, resentful hate of anyone and everyone who is in any way different from you.

        by awesumtenor on Thu Apr 04, 2013 at 03:21:53 AM PDT

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