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What sequester? Obama’s upcoming Africa trip could cost us up to $100 million

http://twitter.com/#!/fididymus/status/345261666415558656

Remember when President Obama’s 20-day Hawaiian family vacation cost taxpayers an estimated $4 million? As it turns out, that was chicken feed.

The Washington Post is reporting that the First Family’s upcoming trip to Africa could cost the government — and ultimately us taxpayers — between $60 million and $100 million dollars.

http://twitter.com/#!/DavidNakamura/status/345239319503593472

Fiscally irresponsible? You bet. But before you get too upset, consider this: According to WaPo, the Obamas had originally planned to go on safari in Tanzania, but when the newspaper started asking questions about the cost, the White House put the kibosh on that. So, you see, the Obamas are making sacrifices, too! Well, sort of:

http://twitter.com/#!/DavidNakamura/status/345263603017990144

If they admit they don’t “have a limitless supply of assets,” why do they jump at every opportunity to treat American citizens like the White House’s collective piggy bank? When it comes to sympathy, just like our bank accounts, we’re all tapped out — and really ticked off:

http://twitter.com/#!/LOVEINE/status/345255582846054402
http://twitter.com/#!/AdvocacyRocks/status/345258595887247361

Then again:

http://twitter.com/#!/SteveSteveolson/status/345253137428389889
http://twitter.com/#!/CaptainQuasar/status/345253931405934592
http://twitter.com/#!/JASpillane/status/345259156476928000

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2013/06/13/what-sequester-obamas-upcoming-africa-trip-could-cost-us-up-to-100-million/

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