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Obama spent millions celebrating self at inauguration ignored by hypocrites on cost of 4th parade

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posted on Jul, 4 2019 @ 10:17 AM
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I think the government spends way too much money in all sorts of dumb things

Even patriotic things like flyovers of football games

So I get the reaction to trumps big 4th of July parade as costing too much

What I hate though is the selective outrage

In doing a little research, I found that other presidents spend huge amount of tax dollars on celebrations as well

Like this


The federal government estimates that it will spend roughly $49 million on the inaugural weekend. Washington, D.C., Virginia and Maryland have requested another $75 million from the federal government to help pay for their share of police, fire and medical services



abcnews.go.com...

So trump spending tens of millions celebrating the country is horrible, but Obama doing it celebrating himself during a recession is just fine?

Ridiculous

And then you have many on the left msm saying this is grotesque because it will have tanks and that is a threat to the resistance of trump

Well I didn’t like Obama, but I never took his use of military fly overs to be a threat to me

It’s no surprise that the party whose mainstream voices defend Kaepernick and his hatred of even the Betsy Ross flag as racist are upset about a celebration of our country

So I say be equally outraged or not at all of the patriotic displays and costs, but stop being hypocritical

Oh, and happy 4th to everyone!





posted on Jul, 4 2019 @ 10:26 AM
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Happy Fourth brother.

May you indulge in juicy fatty moist Brisket.

I'm cooking Beef Fajitas.

Yes, Liberal Media is anti-American.


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posted on Jul, 4 2019 @ 11:00 AM
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posted on Jul, 4 2019 @ 11:01 AM
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a reply to: Grambler

You also have to think about the actual cost instead of the estimated cost of today.

The military equipment? We own it.

The military personnel? Getting paid anyways.

The pilots? On duty anyways.

The fuel? We buy at a discount.

Hell, even the fireworks tonight are donated.

What bothers me is that the left is saying that Trump is making the 4th political.

An annual celebration we have for one of the biggest most successful political changes the planet has ever seen.

The 4th of July is by definition political.

No, what the left hates is that they can't drop thier own politics for one day and join the rest of us Americans in celebration.

Because orange man bad.



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posted on Jul, 4 2019 @ 11:07 AM
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a reply to: Grambler


and...oh...LOOK...giant "racist" Betsy Ross American flags proudly shown at Obama's inauguration.



QUICK!...Someone call Colin Kaepernick & NIKE!



posted on Jul, 4 2019 @ 11:13 AM
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originally posted by: Grambler

So I say be equally outraged or not at all of the patriotic displays and costs, but stop being hypocritical

Oh, and happy 4th to everyone!



Grambler for Congress!

Happy Birthday, America!




posted on Jul, 4 2019 @ 11:13 AM
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Meh.. Trump donors spent 107 million for Trump's inauguration. Yea it wasn't taxpayer dolors but it was still a massive waste of money.

I just see ego-filled politicians on both sides. And to believe some children go hungry in this country...

Parade suits the u.s. because were just about military rule and an overreaching empire right? Freedom is all about indefinite stays in invaded countries and drone strikes that kill more civilians than soldiers..

Is tgat what this military parade is about? Is that what America is about? I hope not..



posted on Jul, 4 2019 @ 11:14 AM
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a reply to: Grambler

I dunno about you, but it's the 4th of July and I'm going to get #faced, eat obscene amounts of grilled meats and celebrate with friends and family in a politics-free environment!

Happy 4th!




posted on Jul, 4 2019 @ 11:17 AM
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We don't have a price for this. They just decided to do it without telling anyone.
Last time it was going to be over 90 Million and everyone objected so they cancelled that.
This time they just said do it without asking first what the cost will be.
Guess thats one way to get what you want.



posted on Jul, 4 2019 @ 11:18 AM
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a reply to: blueman12

And they still have not accounted to what that money was spent on.



posted on Jul, 4 2019 @ 11:21 AM
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originally posted by: theantediluvian
a reply to: Grambler

I dunno about you, but it's the 4th of July and I'm going to get #faced, eat obscene amounts of grilled meats and celebrate with friends and family in a politics-free environment!

Happy 4th!



Wel i will eat a lot and perhaps get drunk as well

I normal Thursday but I have en excuse today!



posted on Jul, 4 2019 @ 11:21 AM
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a reply to: IAMTAT

That display was of all the versions of the flag since colonial times.
Rolls eyes...



posted on Jul, 4 2019 @ 11:21 AM
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a reply to: Grambler

Nobody knows what his military soiree will cost because the WH aint saying but I find the symbolism more disturbing than the cost.



posted on Jul, 4 2019 @ 11:22 AM
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These type of parades happen all over the country with fire trucks, police, National Guard, other military units. In Louisiana they include them for Mardi Gras as well.

Now all of a sudden outrage. Ok then, let's fix this right now. Let people decide what to spend their non essential tax dollars on. Take say the top 25 non essential drains on tax dollars and let's see how money starts moving out of things like PBS, NPR, Planned Parenthood. You see though, that would create even more outrage because it's not fair that people get to choose for themselves what they value. It must be forced on them.



posted on Jul, 4 2019 @ 11:24 AM
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originally posted by: DigginFoTroofpost removed




Ummm...OMG...that was funny...

Thanks for the laugh man...I needed it...





YouSir
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posted on Jul, 4 2019 @ 11:25 AM
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originally posted by: gortex
a reply to: Grambler

Nobody knows what his military soiree will cost because the WH aint saying but I find the symbolism more disturbing than the cost.



What symbolism?

Pro America? Celebrating the troops?

Was the symbolism disturbing when Obama had military fly overs?

If you are disturbed all military parades, fair enough

But if it’s only an issue when trumo does it, that’s absurd



posted on Jul, 4 2019 @ 11:27 AM
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originally posted by: Sillyolme
a reply to: IAMTAT

That display was of all the versions of the flag since colonial times.
Rolls eyes...


Yep

And so?

If the Betsy Ross flag is racist, then its racist. So Obama flew a racist flag

In fact so far Kaepernick has commented in only two us flags, and said both were racist

And his supporters cheer him in for this

So Obama is also racist for flying those flags



posted on Jul, 4 2019 @ 11:27 AM
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originally posted by: Sillyolme
a reply to: IAMTAT

That display was of all the versions of the flag since colonial times.
Rolls eyes...



...and, yet, there it is behind Obama.
I thought colonial-period American flags were now supposed to be upsetting symbols of American racism.



posted on Jul, 4 2019 @ 11:29 AM
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a reply to: gortex




I find the symbolism more disturbing than the cost.


Let me guess, you agree with that idiot Joy Reid:


Trump's pro-military Fourth of July parade deemed a 'threat' to 'the resistance' by MSNBC's Reid

Please tell us more about "symbolism".

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