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Forum Post: Disgraceful Alice in wonderland party at the White House 2009

Posted 2 years ago on Jan. 8, 2012, 7:28 a.m. EST by Wallgreed (-26)
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This is disgusting news that has been a secret until now. The Obama's threw a lavish Alice in wonderland party at the White House in 2009, during a recession when millions were suffering. This is not the only lavish party bash they had but they wanted to keep this one under wraps. http://www.nypost.com/p/news/national/in_blunderland_hKpNQkHfvpEWe4F51kI4dP

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[-] 1 points by tilzey (1) from Mossyrock, WA 2 years ago

This party was reported about at the time it happened. It was not a secret at all. I recall the cat lady costume that Mrs. Obama wore. And I confirmed that at least a few newspapers carried the coverage. What I am still seeking is information about who paid for this party, which was held for military families and their children.

[-] 1 points by Wallgreed (-26) 2 years ago

tax payers flipped the bill

[-] -2 points by JoeTheFarmer (2654) 2 years ago

What no one is allowed to have tea parties until everyone is working? The White House party was "lavish" because they had costumes, fruit punch and a magic show?

We had a big haunted house at the old mill in our town with costumes, punch, and ghouls in 2009.

This story is just silly.

[+] -6 points by Wallgreed (-26) 2 years ago

Tax payer money should be used more useful things, these party's are not

[-] -2 points by JoeTheFarmer (2654) 2 years ago

It was my understanding reading the article that it was put on by Hollywood director Tim Burton, Johnny Depp and George Lucas.

[+] -6 points by Wallgreed (-26) 2 years ago

At the taxpayers expense

[+] -5 points by JoeTheFarmer (2654) 2 years ago

Show me what the expense was to the taxpayers?

There has been a tradition of a Halloween party at the white house for decades.

The invitees were the children of military service men and women along with the children of White House employees.

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[+] -5 points by Concerned (455) 2 years ago

If there was nothing wrong with it, then why the secrecy?

[+] -4 points by JoeTheFarmer (2654) 2 years ago

Who said it was secret? The NY Post and Fox News quoting some guy with a book to sell! The NY Post is a tabloid newspaper.

[+] -4 points by aahpat (1407) 2 years ago

Party poopers pee on president's party.

[+] -4 points by aahpat (1407) 2 years ago

Dumb, dumber and dumbest....

This post is dumber than the Mad Hatter's tea party.

[+] -6 points by Wallgreed (-26) 2 years ago

Thanks for posting aahpat but please no more "dumb" comments

[+] -5 points by Wallgreed (-26) 2 years ago

Unemployment was at 10% and the obummerCare was in a heated debate. Millions were and still suffering, yet the Obama admin parties on http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/01/08/book-white-house-hosted-hollywood-halloween-bash-before-burton-film-release/

[+] -5 points by Wallgreed (-26) 2 years ago

This is not good for any leader to do, especially in a bad economy

[+] -6 points by sinead (474) 2 years ago

No matter who paid for the party the sad thing is that in times of hardship the White House should at least attempt to show that they are not "living it up" while the rest of the country is suffering.

[+] -6 points by Wallgreed (-26) 2 years ago

That is true and the Obama's have threw quite a few lavish parties and the money and energy could have been used elsewhere

[+] -5 points by sinead (474) 2 years ago

Well the money for his private parties is his and he can do with it what he pleases. State functions are to be expected, and I don't have a problem with them.

It is the appearance of Nero fiddling while Rome burns that bothers me.