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Would You Pay $38,500 To Dine With The Obama's?

Updated on April 9, 2011

Grab Your Wallet And Lets Go!!!

This might be funny if it wasn't so pathetic. We have people in this nation starving to death, Pelosi worrying about children going hungry and then this hits my mailbox. Was it an invitation? Not a chance. A snowball has a better chance of surviving in hell than I do of getting extended an invite. Fact is, if I did get an invite DHS agents might be crawling all over me. I am a bit conservative you see.

What is the hubbub about? It seems that on April 20th, Obama and entourage are hosting a fund raising dinner out in Pelosi's San Fran district @ $38,500 a plate. That's right not per couple or family but for one person. WOWSER! I wonder if gold bullion is the main course?

They have named the affair "The Obama Victory Fund" dinner. Better make your reservations now because seating will be limited to 60 guests.

But you do have your options.

There is always "hope" though for those of us without enough "change" to attend that culinary delightful event. You can hop down to the St. Regis in Los Angeles the next morning and have breakfast with the beaming couple at either $5K or 10K, a piece again so don't get your "hopes" up too high. I wonder what is with the $5K spread on the check. Maybe someone can make a conjecture or two or three or...

For us peasants there is a low end affair in San Fran on the 20th too. Aren't you getting excited about this. This is low budget time in a bad economy. Just stop by the Masonic Temple (use Mapquest for directions) and pony up $25, $250, $1,000 or $2,500 for a plate of beans and wienies. Not sure you'll be able to hob nob with the Prez and the Missus though.

And there is reason to wonder what is wrong with our political system? You gotta be kidding me but I'm not pulling your leg about this one.

The Frog


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      nope 5 years ago

      I wouldn't pay that to be with the pope or Romney.

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      The Frog Prince 6 years ago from Arlington, TX

      James - Would you like a glass of "WHINE" to wash it down with?

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      James A Watkins 6 years ago from Chicago

      I gots to have me some gubmint cheese!! You know dat's right! I heard dat.

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      The Frog Prince 6 years ago from Arlington, TX

      Harvey - Aren't those the same idiots up in Foggy Bottom. It seems the inmates are running the asylum!

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      Harvey Stelman 6 years ago from Illinois

      Froggy, The video was cute, are they still in the facility? H

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      Harvey Stelman 6 years ago from Illinois

      Polly, For $38,499 you can have dinner with me. I'm a big spender, I'll buy dinner. H

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      The Frog Prince 6 years ago from Arlington, TX

      LRC - That's a big amen.

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      LRCBlogger 6 years ago

      Sir Frog, I'm with you. It is insane. It is simply a way to buy power in congress. So last week John Boehner schedules a fund raiser this past weekend in fairfield CT. Knowing that the govt could shut down Friday, his top priority Saturday was to raise money for re-election. We need to pass the Fair Elections Now Act and simply seperate money and politics.

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      Pollyannalana 6 years ago from US

      You couldn't pay me $38,500 to eat with him and I voted for him! He knew to keep his mouth shut and he is still getting by with it!

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      The Frog Prince 6 years ago from Arlington, TX

      Tony - Hey pal, I have to keep coming back to read all the comments. Imagine how my face face feels.

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      tony0724 6 years ago from san diego calif

      Froggy my face is hurting from laughing !

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      Stu From VT 6 years ago

      Wesman,

      Sounds like a good job for Michele. :)

      Stu

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      Wesman Todd Shaw 6 years ago from Kaufman, Texas

      In ancient Rome, the dictator Sulla was poisoned to death. Seems he needed a royal food taster.

      Sorry, I was dreaming again. .. .

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      50 Caliber 6 years ago from Arizona

      Frog, "was that a yes" a yes to what? I'm up for playing with rattlers over the POSOTUS HA HA, 50

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      The Frog Prince 6 years ago from Arlington, TX

      Harvey - If something happened to Oblabber, we'd get stuck with Biden. That may just well be why he was picked as VP. Seen this before"

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dJrBhtnQ42U

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      Harvey Stelman 6 years ago from Illinois

      Gentlemen, I'm always for peace, I would NEVER want anything bad to happen to B.O. My suggestion is to place him in a locked cage, with a very horny male GORILLA. Negotiations between the two would be very interesting. What if the Gorilla was a Republican? Things could get messy. H

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      The Frog Prince 6 years ago from Arlington, TX

      OD - I had a visual as I read your comment. I might not sleep well tonight my friend.

      Ghost - Make that a table for 4 with the serpent for lunch. The Frog Princess and I will join you and Pammie. Does the snake have elbows? LMAO

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      Ghost32 6 years ago

      Quoting from song lyrics written for an ex-wife who wanted to reconcile (but they fit here):

      ======================

      I'D RATHER DIE

      I'd rather die with some dynamite blowing up right in my face

      Have somebody shoot me and improve the human race

      Drown inside a stagnant pool of chemical toxic waste

      Before I'd ever again consider sharing (eating) space

      With (his) face

      With (his) face

      =====================

      Clear enough for ya?

      I did check in with one of our local Mojave green rattlesnakes. Says he's free for lunch.

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      OpinionDuck 6 years ago

      Frog Prince

      Sorry but there wasn't any box on the poll that I could think was that not appealing compared to being with Pelosi and Obama.

      Pehaps standing up in a pool of sewage that is filled from hospital waste up to my neck, and drinking coffee that is dripping down from the ceiling. Then being told that the coffee break it over and told to go to the bottom of the pool to free up the large chunks.

      Now that choice would probably be close to a push to seeing Pelosi and Obama in person.

      Tough Choice! ~:}

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      The Frog Prince 6 years ago from Arlington, TX

      tom - By the look at some of these comments we'll have a large raucous crowd to contend with. Save me a bunk.

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      tom hellert 6 years ago from home

      No pants,

      you'd end up in the cell right next to mine in Gitmo Bay...Since he isn't closing it I'm sure he will start tossin us rabble rousers there... See you all in Cuba

      Th

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      The Frog Prince 6 years ago from Arlington, TX

      Dusty - Was that a yes?

      Make sure you wear a cow bell so we can keep track of you!

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      50 Caliber 6 years ago from Arizona

      ok, I voted snakes too, I will catch and milk the venom into a jar and sack all the snakes needed, you can enjoy the bite sans the effects of the venom for $1,500.00 cash or money order that includes a meal of Elk and venison, if you like I will add the snake that bit you at no extra cost, beans, beans and more beans,taters,grilled veggies, smoked in the husk with lime and hot sauce corn on the cob, Artisan style bread from our own Delores Monet's recipe please see her hub on the how to of it, desert in the desert, Frogs strawberry pie. Valet parking for your Jackass and 4 wheel drive shuttles across the sand wash then up the hill, bring your own fire arms and bottled alcohol as much drinking and irresponsible behavior will follow the meal. Oh I almost for got a "Blazing Saddles" campfire scene re-enactment will be held so spare drawers would be a good idea. Pop said she will not participate but will judge from afar and hand out rewards for the top three "Brappers" trophy's will be bronzed cow patties glued to a crap house door with a brass label to be engraved on site. RSVP is required with a no refund policy, thanks 50

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      The Frog Prince 6 years ago from Arlington, TX

      jim - I believe that might be a Mastercard Moment.

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      TheManWithNoPants 6 years ago from Tucson, Az.

      Tom H. my man! You've got it right.

      Frog, I'd pay for a plate if I could just reach over the table and bitch slap the prez,then taze his bull dog Mike. Tazing Micheel would actually be the most fun. This hub's got my imagination in gear, and that's dangerous.

      I can just imagine her sitting across the table from me next to her husband with her face all knarled up Bull dog style. I calmly ask the president who's idea this was. He tells me, then I casually wipe my mouth with my napkin. Then in a flash, I reach over the table and back hand Obama, yelling "You're fired beeeitch!" Mike stands up growling and barring her teeth in defence of her husband. Fearing for my life, I pull out my handy dandy tazer gun, squeeze the trigger, and plant two barbs right square in her forehead. Squeezing the trigger again, I put 50,000 volts of electricity into the bull dog's skull. Now she's down there on the floor doing the "dirty dog" as I give her a couple of more jolts just to make sure.

      Forty grand for the dinner, and 25 years in jail, and it was a bargin. For the rest of my life I could close my eyes and still see Micheel laying on the floor of the floor with a couple of barbs in her forehead doing the bulldog dance. Priceless my friend.

      jim

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      Carpefriggingdiem 6 years ago

      FP, what's on the menu? Hmmmm. I don't see any fried chicken or watermelon on that table. Sorry. Not interested.

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      Stu From VT 6 years ago

      Frog,

      If I do decide to go, I'd like my dirt unkilled.

      Stu

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      Stu From VT 6 years ago

      Pamela99,

      I would. I'd feed them both gunpowder mixed in their dog food (oops, I mean caviar and lobster) for a few months to give them gastric ulcers (a common technique used to make dogs viscious for dog fights), and then watch the fun as they maul each other.

      My bet would be on Michele. Obama will be too distracted about his golf game.

      Stu

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      Stu From VT 6 years ago

      patpottsy@yahoo.com,

      If you can get the two of them to eat the dirt, I'll be happy to drop by and serve it.

      Stu

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      Stu From VT 6 years ago

      Tom,

      Bail will cost nothing; it's on me.

      Stu

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      Stu From VT 6 years ago

      Frog Princess,

      While you're tossing up dining with the Oblabbers, I think I'll head down to your neck of the woods and have a hamburger with Jim DeMint. The food may not be as good, but the convo will be great, and I'll get to offend the Cheeseburger Czar at the same time.

      Maybe you can call me up and give me some "good ole boy" drawling lessons so I'll fit in.

      And please spill some wine on Michele Antoinette's new $20,000 designer dress. Since we probably paid for it, its our property, so we can do what we want with it. And please tell her hubby to [expletive deleted].

      Stu

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      sean kinn 6 years ago from Key West and Budapest

      Tom Hellert said "Any man can make mistakes, only an IDIOT persists in them" ... (That's funny, too. And, world leaders who don't learn from their mistakes might be considered sociopaths, aye?) :-) SK

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      sean kinn 6 years ago from Key West and Budapest

      RealHousewife said "breakfast with pop ..." (har) :-)

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      sean kinn 6 years ago from Key West and Budapest

      Nice to see there are so many True Americans available for comment these days. This stuff is funny. 2012 election should be a Humdinger (sorry for the pun). :-)

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      Harvey Stelman 6 years ago from Illinois

      AE, It's just another way to take peoples money. Think of this, the Dem's always say the Repub's are the rich ones. Most of the top 10 wealthiest Senators are Dem's. H

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      tom hellert 6 years ago from home

      Froggy,

      Sure he can pay ME 38K to eat with him, how much do you think bail would be after a slapped hif face like his pimp Michelle does.

      to quote cicero- "Any man can make mistakes only an IDIOT persists in them"

      Nice one

      TH

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      Julianna 6 years ago from SomeWhere Out There

      That is ridiculous! The plate must be made of Gold. lolo! Great hub!

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      The Frog Prince 6 years ago from Arlington, TX

      TFPess - I had to put the Lear jet in the shop and hopefully it'l be out by the time we need to leave, otherwise we'll have to hire a charter. Life can sometimes be so cruel.

      Pat - How would you like your dirt cooked, or do you prefer it organic. LOL

      Pamela - I hear his blushing bride has won a few ribbons at those events. He usually goes with Micheal Vick. I know, I know. I'm being cruel.

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      Pamela Oglesby 6 years ago from United States

      I wouldn't go with Obama to a dog fight.

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      patpottsy@yahoo.com 6 years ago

      They couldn't even pay me to attend anything having to do with Obama ...... I would rather eat dirt.....

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      The Frog Princess 6 years ago from Florence area of the Great Pee Dee of South Carolina

      Froggy do you think we need to change our plans and get our jet ready and head out to this dinner instead? Does this mean I finally get to meet the San Fran Mouse Queen?

      And the morning breakfast I expect to also attend and they better have my grits!!!!

      Froggy I think we need to pass on the beanie wienies.

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      b. Malin 6 years ago

      Frog Prince to your question, "Would I pay $38,000 to Dine with the Obamas? NO!

      That money could be spent on creating REAL jobs!! The streets could be cleaned, the bad neighborhoods could be cleaned up.. This Country could be cleaned up. .People should donate the money that THEY can afford to spend on that Obama Nonsense, to some WORTHY cause. Great Hub, as always.

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      Stu From VT 6 years ago

      rkhyclak,

      "they'll be prying my burger out of my cold dead fingers"

      Between the Cheeseburger Czar and the ObieCare death panel, you may not be speaking fiction.

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      drbj and sherry 6 years ago from south Florida

      Jim - The $5,000 dinner in LA is so attractive ????, I checked out the difference between it and the $10k affair. For $5K you get to take a photo with Obamination and Machination. No thanks!!!

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      rkhyclak 6 years ago from Ohio

      Frog, our school used to serve the cheese for lunches on chili day lol It really *isn't* that bad...I can think of a lot worse!

      Stu, they'll be prying my burger out of my cold dead fingers. Love me a giant burger and a cold beer...makes all this government nonsense *slightly* easier to stomach.

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      Cassie Ann 6 years ago

      Man I HATE snakes - BUT that rattlesnake is looking pretty good to me right now :-).

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      The Frog Prince 6 years ago from Arlington, TX

      Chuck - Never even tasted it. I'm not a hand-out type of entitlement guy, iffin you get my drift.

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      poorconservative1 6 years ago

      On your poll, I was going to vote for I'd rather rub elbows with a rattlesnake but I'd rather eat gubbermint cheese! was just too tempting. Have you had that cheese, it's actually not too bad. Another good one Frog. Up and Funny.

      Thanks

      Chuck

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      Stu From VT 6 years ago

      rkhyclak,

      No french fries will be served. The Cheeseburger Czar just outlawed them.

      Stu

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      Stu From VT 6 years ago

      CMerritt,

      Plenty of vipers for the taking; just visit 1600 PA.

      Stu

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      Stu From VT 6 years ago

      Harvey,

      I'm not from Texas, but is there anything Greg might be interested in hearing from all of VT's conservatives (i.e., me)?

      Stu

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      joer4x4 6 years ago from Philadelphia, PA

      Geez - so disappointed. I have to leave for vacation.

      Like the goat said in the aflac commerical...

      NAAA!

      NAAA!

      NA! NA! NA!

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      The Frog Prince 6 years ago from Arlington, TX

      rkhyclak - The consensus so far seems to be the rattlesnake gig instead. LMBO

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      rkhyclak 6 years ago from Ohio

      I voted rattlesnake too. I hope someone chokes on that ridiculously expensive dinner. Hey Stu, you may not have to pay that lavage bill. I wouldn't be surprised if Michelle mandated anyone who noshed on a french fry to have it done (at the taxpayer's expense) cuz it'll make'em too fat.

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      Partisan Patriot 6 years ago

      Froggy

      They would have to pay me $38,500 to attend and then I'd skip out after I cashed the check; for the record I'm among the 100% that would rather rub elbows with a rattlesnake!

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      Ken R. Abell 6 years ago from ON THE ROAD

      Thanks of the invite. I'll not be attending, not for $38,500 or .38 cents. Not now, not ever.

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      Chris Merritt 6 years ago from Pendleton, Indiana

      I'm looking for a good rattlesnake as we speak....

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      The Frog Prince 6 years ago from Arlington, TX

      I got it Harvey and this isn't a joke, and I don't really find it too damned funny either.

      The Frog

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      Stu From VT 6 years ago

      FP - My apologies to anyone who didn't follow. To quote Tricky Dicky, let me make this perfectly clear: the thought of dining with the Oblabbers would make me so sick I'd need my stomach pumped.

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      Harvey Stelman 6 years ago from Illinois

      Froggy, That was one of the best jokes I've heard in a long time. H

      P.S. I hope you saw what I wrote about my friend running for the U.S. Senate from Texas. You should tell all Texans to write to gregsenate2012@gmail.com Let them see for themselves. A good man that never lies! H

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      Kelly Umphenour 6 years ago from St. Louis, MO

      I'm glad I didn't have breakfast with pop yet. It would be down the front of my shirt!

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      The Frog Prince 6 years ago from Arlington, TX

      T4HOTA - I wish I could but I'd be lying. Remember this is the guy who bought the Whine House for $800 million.

      Stu - "Lavage?" Now ain't we getting fancy.

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      Stu From VT 6 years ago

      I'd never make it to dinner. Just thinking about those two would cause me to run up a $38,500 bill for gastric lavage.

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      T4HOTA 6 years ago

      Obama appealing to the wealthy for campaign donations and political circle jerks?

      Say it isn't so!

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      The Frog Prince 6 years ago from Arlington, TX

      nicomp - If you go, I'm sure you'll be able to ask her. LMBO

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      nicomp really 6 years ago from Ohio, USA

      Does his wife decide what he eats? She sure is concerned about what the rest of us eat.

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      The Frog Prince 6 years ago from Arlington, TX

      I'd rather gubbermint cheese woman. Spread the word to your buddies on this Hub.

      Grins :)

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      breakfastpop 6 years ago

      What, Frog Prince, you don't think he's worth it?????