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On Tue, 02 Jan 2018 17:13:51 -0600, MNMikeW<mnmiikkew@aol.com> wrote:

>BK@Onramp.net wrote:
>> On Tue, 02 Jan 2018 16:42:09 -0600, MNMikeW<mnmiikkew@aol.com>  wrote:
>>
>>> BK@Onramp.net wrote:
>>>> On Tue, 2 Jan 2018 21:40:11 -0000 (UTC), "DumbedDownUSA"
>>>><dumb.america@gmail.com>   wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Moderate wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> "DumbedDownUSA"<dumb.america@gmail.com>   Wrote in message:
>>>>>>> Moderate wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> "John B."<johnb505@gmail.com>   Wrote in message:
>>>>>>>>> On Saturday, December 30, 2017 at 6:22:23 AM UTC-5, DumbedDownUSA
>>>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>> Dene wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> Must?ve been a real slow news week?
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> CNN mocked after obsessing over white truck that blocked view
>>>>>> of>>   >>   >   Trump playing golf
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>> http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2017/12/29/cnn-mocked-after-ob...
>>>>>>>> sing-over-white-truck-that-block-view-trump-playing-golf.html>>
>>>>>>>>>> The irony here is that while mocking CNN, rather poorly, they
>>>>>> draw>>   >>   attention to how embarrassed Trump is to be seen playing
>>>>>> golf yet>>   again.>>   >>   What's to be mocked here; CNN for trying to
>>>>>> get a>>   picture of the>>   president going about his day or the
>>>>>> president for>>   ordering a white>>   truck to stalk him along the
>>>>>> route in order to>>   prevent such reporting.>>   >>   >>   So do Fox
>>>>>> report how much time Trump has spent on his own>>   properties>>   this
>>>>>> year and how much his companies have made out of>>   that choice.>>
>>>>>> That's your money that's going in his pocket every>>   time he plays
>>>>>> golf.>>   >>   >>   Not worth reporting on, huh.
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>>>>> Trump ***Irresponsible, unprofessional and sending the wrong
>>>>>>>> message.***
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Trump has spent $92 million taxpayer dollars on vacations in less
>>>>>>>>> than one year, which is more than any previous president spent in
>>>>>>>>> his first four years.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> What a liar.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> http://www.newsweek.com/obama-administration-travel-costs-114-mill
>>>>>>>> ion-trump-723883
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> https://www.snopes.com/obama-trump-travel-costs/
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Good to know snopes also confirmed. John's lie.
>>>>>
>>>>> What else did it confirm?
>>>>
>>>> This:
>>>> "Based on the limited information available as of October 2017, the
>>>> Trump family's monthly travel expenditures during the early part of
>>>> his administration exceeded the monthly spending averages of President
>>>> Obama and family".
>>>
>>> Big deal. Trumps family is bigger.
>>
>> So?  There's still a big difference and in Trump's case
>> unnecessary.  They don't all have to go on his trips.
>
>They don't. They get the same protection. Just like Michelle Obama got 
>when she went on trips w/o BHO.
The wife and kid makes sense, but sending the grown-ups and husbands
on separate ski trips?  Plus the way too many golf outings.  Things
that Trump made a point of about his predecessor.
>>
>>>>
>>>>> WHAT'S FALSE
>>>>
>>>> "The stated total of $147 milliodn for President Trump and family's
>>>> travel expenditures over nine months was vastly exaggerated and
>>>> unsupported by actual data."
>>>>
>>>> Moderate can never tell the whole truth.  There's always at least a
>>>> lie by omission.
>>>
>>> What lie would that be?
>>
>> Seriously? Which of the above did he fail to mention?
>
>Why would he have to? He was calling out John on his $92 million claim. 
>Which, he seems afraid to post a cite for.

For simple fairness.  Present both sides when it's obvious.