A good reason to vote against Obama - High Maintenance! It cost ~ 243 times as much to maintain America's "Royal Family" as it costs to maintain Great Britain's
Obama and Family Cost Taxpayers 1.4 Billion Dollars Last Year
Hello Britain, can we have your royal family back? Sorry about that revolution thing, but it turns out that ours just costs too much.
Taxpayers spent $1.4 billion dollars on everything from
staffing, housing, flying and entertaining President Obama and his
family last year. In comparison, British taxpayers spent just $57.8
million on the royal family.
Gray told The Daily Caller that the $1.4 billion spent on the Obama
family last year is the “total cost of the presidency,” factoring the
cost of the “biggest staff in history at the highest wages ever,” a 50
percent increase in the numbers of appointed czars and an Air Force One
“running with the frequency of a scheduled air line.”
But come on. Bo needs his taxpayer paid staffer.
The president’s dog gets its own high-paid staffer: “Bo
made the news when he and his handler were flown to join the president
on vacation in Maine,” Gray wrote about the Obama family dog. “It has
been reported that the first family’s dog handler was paid $102,000,
Just wait till Obama appoints Bo to the Senate or the Supreme Court.
These figures mean that the Cost of Obama is about 0.1 percent of the annual deficit. Now there’s a deficit cutting solution.
So maintaining the British Royal Family costs only 0.41% of the amount
that maintaining the U.S. "Royal Family" costs? I'd gladly swap!
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