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Michelle Obama Complains That Million-Dollar Vacation Lifestyle Is Like ‘Prison’

Michelle Obama Complains That Million-Dollar Vacation Lifestyle Is Like ‘Prison’

First Lady Michelle Obama on Tuesday described living in the White House as like being in a “really nice prison.”

| July 3, 2013 | 69 Comments
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Mrs. Obama’s South Africa Trip Cost Taxpayers Over $500,000

Mrs. Obama’s South Africa Trip Cost Taxpayers Over $500,000

First Lady Michelle Obama’s trip to South Africa and Botswana last week cost taxpayers well over half a million dollars, possibly in the range of $700,000 or $800,000, according to an analysis by White House Dossier. While the goals of her journey – “youth leadership, education, health and wellness” in southern Africa, according to the White House – are laudable, many may question whether such an expensive outreach overseas by the president’s wife is worthwhile given the threat of the ballooning federal debt to the economy.

| June 27, 2011 | 6 Comments
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