AIR FORCE ONE
☆ QueenAline 2012/05/16 18:33:30
I received this in an email and wanted to share it with all of you:
pilots and crew of Air Force One are flying more hours than a rookie
on a beer run.
They are tired of it too, and are adding more
crew to Air Force-1, - I know this for a fact because I'm one of the
instructors that trains the crews. Our company (Atlas Air) has had
the Air Force-1 and E-4 contract for over three years and I've been
doing it for about 18 months now.
Last year (2011) Obama flew
in Air Force One 172 times, almost every other day. White House
officials have been telling reporters in recent days that the
Democrat doesn't intend to hang around the White House quite so much
in 2012.They explain he wants to get out more around the country
because, as everyone knows, that midterm election shellacking had
nothing to do with his health care bill, over-spending or other
policies, and everything to do with Obama's not adequately
explaining himself to his countrymen and women.
And with only
288 days remaining in Obama's never ending presidential campaign,
the incumbent's travel pace will not likely slacken. At an Air
Force-estimated cost of $181,757 per flight HOUR (not to
mention the additional travel costs of Marine One, Secret Service,
logistics and local police overtime), that's a lot of frequent flier
dollars going into Obama's carbon footprint.
$8 Million every
time it lands & takes off.
We are privy to some of these
numbers thanks to CBS' Mark Knoller, a bearded national treasure
trove of presidential stats. According to Knoller's copious notes,
during the last year, Obama made 65 domestic trips over 104 days,
and six trips to eight countries over 22 days. Not counting six
vacation trips over 32 days. He took 196 helicopter trips, signed
203 pieces of legislation and squeezed in 29 rounds of left-handed
Obama last year gave 491 speeches, remarks or
statements. That's more talking than goes on in some entire
families, at least from fatherly mouths. In fact, even including the
24 days of 2010 that we never saw Obama in public, his speaking
works out to about one official utterance every 11 waking hours.
Aides indicate the "Real Good Talker" believes we need
Related: Obama spends nearly half his presidency
outside Washington, plans to travel more.
Vacationer-in-Chief Spends $1.75 Million to Visit Hawaiian
Obama has spent over $100 million taxpayer dollars
flying around in Air Force One, and probably another $100 million on
Obama is just another tin-pot dictator living
lavishly at the expense of his subjects.
And we seniors have to "tighten our
THANKS TO ALL WHO HELPED PUT THIS GREEDY WINDBAG IN
PLEASE BE MORE CAREFUL
America's continued freedom depends upon
your awareness !
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