Arrogant WH press secretary: Fundraisers no problem for president with ‘his own airplane’

Joe Saunders BizPac Review 7/23/2014

…In a lame attempt to defend the president’s near continuous jetting around the country to rub elbows with the elite – and collect bag money for Democrat coffers — White House spokesman Josh Earnestassured reporters that President Obama’s attention to the demands of office isn’t distracted by incessant demands of […]

Taxpayers spent $1.4 billion on Obama family last year, perks questioned in new book

Alex Pappas The Daily Caller 9/26/2012

Taxpayers spent $1.4 billion dollars on everything from staffing, housing, flying and entertaining President Obama and his family last year, according to the author of a new book on taxpayer-funded presidential perks.

In comparison, British taxpayers spent just $57.8 million on the royal family. [emphasis CAJ]

Author Robert Keith […]

Shared Sacrifice: During His Bus Tour, Obama Didn’t Really Ride The Bus

Rob Port Say Anything 8/28/2011

To facilitate Obama’s “bus tour” of midwest America, the Secret Service bought two large buses and set about customizing them to fit the security needs of the president. The buses sport bulletproof black windows, puncture-proof tires, five-inch thick doors, and their own oxygen supplies (and probably an assortment of other […]