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Originally posted by kro32
He is the President of the United States and one of his roles is to represent our country around the world. That costs money, alot of money, but all the pompus and everything that goes with it is important.
Things you might not consider important, like reagan refusing to wear a jacket with his first meeting with Gorbachav, and greeting him outside in freezing weather, do have effects.
You don't want our president flying in on a 2 seater plane wearing a flannel shirt and ripped up jeans.
Like it or not trips like this are important and represent us so should be taken in high stride.
Also there should be nothing left out when it comes to a presidents security and that carry's quite a hefty price tag also.
The actual money this trip costs doesn't even make a blip on the national debt so relax.
Originally posted by darrman
like many,, you missed the point,, i wasn't about the CASH,, we all have cash.. it was the CARBON released,,,, ON earthday..... that is what is sooo dumb..
Originally posted by Jomina
We peons turned off our power for an hour when Earth Hour came about... did they? Suuuuure....