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Balloon boy family plans 'big announcement'
Drudge ^ | 10-17-2009 | Drudge

Posted on 10/17/2009 7:47:47 AM PDT by jilliane

Balloon dad says he has something to day according to reports

(Excerpt) Read more at drudgereport.com ...


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: attentionwhores; balloon; ego; falconheene; guilty; heene; lookatme; mememe
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Intoxicated with media attention much?
1 posted on 10/17/2009 7:47:47 AM PDT by jilliane
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To: jilliane

go to drudgerport.com for details...can’t post USA Today article info per terms - 10 am. press conference - doesn’t say which time zone


2 posted on 10/17/2009 7:49:18 AM PDT by jilliane
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I think balloon dad should be ignored.


3 posted on 10/17/2009 7:49:54 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Seniors, the new shovel ready project under socialized medicine.)
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To: cripplecreek

I think balloon dad is an alien.


4 posted on 10/17/2009 7:51:50 AM PDT by Paladin2 (Big Ears + Big Spending --> BigEarMarx, the man behind TOTUS)
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To: jilliane

Awesome. I hear the familys planning to invade canada.


5 posted on 10/17/2009 7:52:30 AM PDT by Treeless Branch
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To: jilliane

6 posted on 10/17/2009 7:52:35 AM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Throw the bums out who vote yes on the bail out)
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To: Paladin2

I think balloon dad is an airhead.


7 posted on 10/17/2009 7:52:45 AM PDT by Humbug (hmm mmm mmmm)
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To: jilliane

Who cares?


8 posted on 10/17/2009 7:52:59 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Host The Beer Summit-->Win The Nobel Peace Prize!)
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To: jilliane
Bing! Your fifteen minutes are up. Please move away from the microphones and cameras.
9 posted on 10/17/2009 7:53:17 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (Soon everyone will win a Nobel Peace Prize for not being George Bush...well, except for George Bush.)
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To: Treeless Branch

Planning on writing a book?


10 posted on 10/17/2009 7:53:26 AM PDT by Radl
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To: jilliane

That Balloon Dad is going to get a grown-up haircut?


11 posted on 10/17/2009 7:54:26 AM PDT by MichiganMan (Oprah: Commercial Beef Agriculture=Bad, Commercial Chicken Agriculture=Good...Wait, WTF???)
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To: Gay State Conservative

Plays first base.


12 posted on 10/17/2009 7:54:54 AM PDT by ThomasThomas (It always easier to find spelling errors after you post.)
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To: Paladin2
I think balloon dad is an alien.

No, you're thinking about the POTUS

13 posted on 10/17/2009 7:55:28 AM PDT by bigbob
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To: jilliane

Announcement: Son Falcon is the first boy to become pregnant. (Hence the morning sickness on all the news shows yesterday.)


14 posted on 10/17/2009 8:00:44 AM PDT by watchwoman (Under the planes at DFW)
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To: jilliane

He had a new reality show planned. It has been cancelled.

He is going into drug rehab?

He is going into AA?

The kids are really aliens that landed in his yard in a space ship?


15 posted on 10/17/2009 8:03:48 AM PDT by Carley (OBAMA IS A MALEVOLENT FORCE IN THE WORLD)
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To: Radl
Planning on writing a book?"

Book, movie, new rap song, pay for view telecast of the kids swearing, farting, throwing up.....all that and much much more!

16 posted on 10/17/2009 8:04:26 AM PDT by Humbug (hmm mmm mmmm)
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To: jilliane

Methinks a little publicity on a tv show has triggered a desire for much more camera time, thus the hoax on the balloon and now this “announcement”..

His 15 minutes will be up soon..


17 posted on 10/17/2009 8:04:26 AM PDT by GeorgiaDawg32 (I'm a Patriot Guard Rider..www.patriotguard.org for info..)
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To: GeorgiaDawg32

BTT


18 posted on 10/17/2009 8:05:48 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: jilliane

The more I hear about this, the more I think it was a hoax.


19 posted on 10/17/2009 8:07:33 AM PDT by Brilliant
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To: VRWC For Truth

hmm...that tin foil hat looks a lot like the balloon he built


20 posted on 10/17/2009 8:24:10 AM PDT by jilliane
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To: jilliane

“.... I am selling these balloons and here is where you can buy one...”


21 posted on 10/17/2009 8:26:16 AM PDT by dhs12345
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To: Treeless Branch
I think he is going to announce that he has contracted to sell that balloon for $19.95 real soon. Everyone can have one and if you act now they will send you 2, that's right 2 for the price of one.
22 posted on 10/17/2009 8:28:23 AM PDT by annieokie (i)
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To: jilliane
Balloon dad says he has something to day according to reports

He's teaming up with Jacko's dad in a new record company venture?
23 posted on 10/17/2009 8:44:39 AM PDT by Dr. Sivana (There is no salvation in politics.)
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To: jilliane
According to the 9-1-1 call, the Dad said the craft operated off of ONE MILLION VOLTS.

24 posted on 10/17/2009 8:46:46 AM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.....)
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To: SERKIT
operated off of ONE MILLION VOLTS.

I thought I heard something like that too. What was he talking about? There was nothing electrical in that contraption.....

25 posted on 10/17/2009 8:52:48 AM PDT by Hot Tabasco (Who's your Long Legged MacDaddy?)
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To: dhs12345
“.... I am selling these balloons and here is where you can buy one...”

But wait, there's more!

26 posted on 10/17/2009 8:53:53 AM PDT by newfreep ("Liberalism is just Communism sold by the drink." - P.J. O'Rourke)
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To: annieokie

“I think he is going to announce that he has contracted to sell that balloon for $19.95 real soon. Everyone can have one and if you act now they will send you 2, that’s right 2 for the price of one.”

But wait, there’s more! If you act now, they will throw in a barfing kid for FREE!

NOW how much would you pay?


27 posted on 10/17/2009 8:55:13 AM PDT by mrs. a (It's a short life but a merry one...)
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To: dhs12345

exactly...the fact that he wants everyone to tune in...”I’m having a press conference at 10 and ...it’s going to be big.” tells me it’s going to be stupid.


28 posted on 10/17/2009 8:56:24 AM PDT by jilliane
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To: jilliane

They’re reporting his youngest kid is missing again.....


29 posted on 10/17/2009 8:57:55 AM PDT by dragnet2
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To: jilliane

Balloon Dad should be FINED out of his gourd! And maybe sleep a few weeks in the county jail.


30 posted on 10/17/2009 9:00:20 AM PDT by J40000
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” Ladies and Gentlemen of the press, I am here to announce that my three sons, Falcon, Owl, and Toad, are in fact reptilian aliens from Xaros, our home planet, which is 100 trillion light years from earth.!


31 posted on 10/17/2009 9:02:19 AM PDT by Doc Savage (SOBAMP!)
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To: mrs. a

Throw in some Ginzu knives and I’m there!


32 posted on 10/17/2009 9:03:19 AM PDT by Doc Savage (SOBAMP!)
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To: Hot Tabasco
911 Call Transcript

Dispatcher: Okay, where was the saucer? Was it in the backyard?
Richard Heene: Uh, hello?
Dispatcher: Yes, is this Richard?
Heene: Yes, it is.
Dispatcher: Okay, how long has the six year old been missing?
Heene: Just a few minutes, uh...
Dispatcher: Was the flying saucer in the backyard?
Heene: Yeah.
Dispatcher: Okay, it obviously has electronics, which he can know how to work it and he gets it up off the air? Off the ground?
Heene: (sobbing) No. He does not know how it operates.
Dispatcher: He does not know how to operate. So, and that's gone, though, too, right? So you are sure that he's in that.
Heene: We looked everywhere, and then my son just said, verify and he said, "Yeah, he went inside then (unintelligible) went off. Then we had it tethered, it wasn't supposed to take off.
Dispatcher: Okay, and was it running then?
Heene: Well, it doesn't run, its filled with helium, and it operates off a million volts to move left and right horizontal.
Dispatcher: okay.
Heene: And uh, we were testing it to find out what effect we could get.
Dispatcher: Okay. So it was last seen 20 minutes ago?
Heene: Um, yeah, I’m losing track of time. Probably - yeah.
Dispatcher: Okay. So there's no electronics on it, there’s no tracking device, right?
Heene: No, no. Uh, I don't know if it's possible, if you guys could track the electricity that it emits? But every five minutes, it comes on for one minute, and it emits a million volts on the outer skin.
Dispatcher: Okay.
Heene: And uh, if he kicks it or touches it, he could be electrocuted.
Dispatcher: okay

33 posted on 10/17/2009 9:03:57 AM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.....)
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To: SERKIT

Wow....Did anyone see that???


34 posted on 10/17/2009 9:06:01 AM PDT by dragnet2
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To: SERKIT

a million volts of electricity....yea, sure...


35 posted on 10/17/2009 9:07:12 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: jilliane

This guy comes out with a cardboard box, tells the news crews to put their questions into the box, then he walks back into the house with the box....

Oh yeah!


36 posted on 10/17/2009 9:07:17 AM PDT by dragnet2
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To: Sacajaweau
The family's reality TV show....

37 posted on 10/17/2009 9:10:31 AM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.....)
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Dontcha think a million volts would toast that thing to kingdom come...

Who does he think he is...Ben Franklin??

He probably could sell it as a toy...my grandson has a couple of toy helicopters and they're pretty expensive for what probably equates to 50 cents worth of materials and 50 cents for chinese labor.

38 posted on 10/17/2009 9:10:59 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: jilliane

He has bammie’s birth certificate?


39 posted on 10/17/2009 9:11:44 AM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (Obama's Blackberry, who's on the other end?)
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To: jilliane

Dad: “Falcon was on board during the whole flight but the transporter worked perfectly and transported him to the box in the garage perfectly.”


40 posted on 10/17/2009 9:12:15 AM PDT by Lando Lincoln
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This guy was known for running off at a moments notice to chase storms across the landscape....So why didn’t he chase the balloon his kid was supposed to be in?


41 posted on 10/17/2009 9:14:22 AM PDT by dragnet2
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Announcing his kids will be getting real names?

Naw. That’s too much to hope for.


42 posted on 10/17/2009 9:14:43 AM PDT by Stultis (Oceania has always been at war with Eastasia; Democrats always opposed waterboarding as torture)
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“Balloon boy family plans ‘big announcement’”

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43 posted on 10/17/2009 9:14:48 AM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (Just say no to Soylent Green health care)
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To: dragnet2

is that true? i read that same thing on another site but no one is reporting that


44 posted on 10/17/2009 9:16:31 AM PDT by jilliane
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To: dragnet2

He was attempting to extend his already-expired 15 minutes of fame.


45 posted on 10/17/2009 9:17:18 AM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.....)
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To: jilliane

press conference: another hoax


46 posted on 10/17/2009 9:17:53 AM PDT by jilliane
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I just saw it live on CNN.He said that he doesn't have cable and heard there were many questions by reporter's so he had them put their questions in a box and will be out to answer them.He did answer one question,it was not a hoax.
47 posted on 10/17/2009 9:19:34 AM PDT by fatima (Free Hugs Today :))
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Last night a blog I read said TLC has reconsidered and offered the Heene’s a contract for a reality show. This could replace the canceled John & Kate Plus 8. It would fit right in with their obsession with dysfunctional families.


48 posted on 10/17/2009 9:19:43 AM PDT by McLynnan
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I kid you not...This guy comes out with a cardboard box, tells the news crews to put their questions into the box, and it looked like he walked back into the house with the box....

The new crew guys are standing there with their jaws hanging down looking at the box...This is great comedy.


49 posted on 10/17/2009 9:20:35 AM PDT by dragnet2
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I saw the video of it lifting off and the fact that the camera was on and the dads reaction made me even more sure that this is a hoax.


50 posted on 10/17/2009 9:20:56 AM PDT by TankerKC (No Taxation Without Lubrication)
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