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The Morning Snow Thread (C-SPAN, FnF, Imus, The Weather Channel, etc.)
or The Morning Fluff Shows

Posted on 12/05/2002 2:59:09 AM PST by leadpenny

Senator-elect Norm Coleman (R-MN) will be the guest on C-SPAN's Washington Journal at 0745 Eastern.

At 0900, Walter Weber of the American Center for Law and Justice, and Fay Clayton of the National Organization for Women, will square off on the subject of The Prosecution of Pro-Life Activists.


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In the East, at least, it's a good morning to stay inside and enjoy your favorite morning program. The weather is closing down everything and I'm going to tune in Imus in a few minutes while I bake some banana bread. Yummy!
1 posted on 12/05/2002 2:59:09 AM PST by leadpenny
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To: freedom1st; McGruff; YaYa123; Purdue Pete; driftless; PrivateIdaho; Ann Archy; Rummyfan; ...
The Daily Imus

(from the website)

There’s one thing you can count on... this won’t be another touchy, feely political infomercial!!! Tune in on Thursday (7:27am eastern) as IMUS welcomes Sen. John Kerry, who in a love fest chat with Tim Russert on “Meet The Press” this past weekend, announced he was running for the White House. IMUS will grill the Senator from Massachusetts on his positions on Homeland Security, the death penalty, abortion, Iraq, the economy... and whether he has the courage to take his party’s lead and stand up to the popularity of President Bush.

Later on, hear the political buzz Kerry’s announcement has created, HARDBALL style from MSNBC’s Chris Matthews (8:27am eastern). Matthews will also talk about his new best selling book (which the I-MAN gives an enthusiastic thumbs up) and his HARDBALL college tour series which welcomes former GE chief Jack Welch (wed night, 8pm, MSNBC).

All this, plus the latest news headlines from around the world, when IMUS on MSNBC kicks off at 6am eastern.

2 posted on 12/05/2002 3:07:13 AM PST by leadpenny
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This is all we need to know about the weather.
3 posted on 12/05/2002 3:10:20 AM PST by leadpenny
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FOX and Friends

At 0720E, Faster, lighter and smarter — Meet the man behind the U.S. Army's transformation into a force able to fight.

At 0840, Gabbing at Gitmo — Some Al Qaeda prisoners are suddenly spilling secrets. Find out what they're saying.

4 posted on 12/05/2002 3:17:20 AM PST by leadpenny
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To: Iowa Granny
I lifted your 'FnF' moniker. Hope you didn't have a copyright on it.
5 posted on 12/05/2002 3:25:23 AM PST by leadpenny
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To: All
OK. There is about four inches of dry snow on the ground and it's still coming down. I'm off to the banana bread now.
6 posted on 12/05/2002 3:29:31 AM PST by leadpenny
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To: leadpenny
This should be very interesting Imus morning, at least with Mathews (who will suck up to Imus), and Kerry, who will gracefully sidestep any comment on the military records of others. No doubt Imus will continue to compare Kerry's military record with President Bush's...which by the way, is why Kerry will be the democrat nominee. However nebulous the reasoning, he's the only democrat the DNC can put up against Commander In Chief Bush in 2004.
7 posted on 12/05/2002 3:48:30 AM PST by YaYa123
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To: leadpenny
I hope it stops snowing up there by the weekend. I'm driving up to SW Virginia from Houston this Saturday. I think Imus will go easy on Kerry this morning. Imus just said he's voting for GWB in 2004.
8 posted on 12/05/2002 3:53:28 AM PST by freedom1st
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To: YaYa123
No doubt Imus will continue to compare Kerry's military record with President Bush's...which by the way, is why Kerry will be the democrat nominee.

I think Imus just wants to see a lot of controversy that will give him material for his show. The I Man is pretty high on W.

9 posted on 12/05/2002 4:29:38 AM PST by leadpenny
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To: leadpenny
Kerry blaming tax cut for loss of surplus. This guy is an economic illiterate.
10 posted on 12/05/2002 4:37:49 AM PST by freedom1st
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To: freedom1st
Kerry is a mile wide and an inch deep. I say bring him on. He's a smart guy. Maybe too smart by half and he doesn't believe in most of the things he says. Besides, Hillary is going to burn him if he get too close to challenging Bush in '04. It wouldn't fit into her plans.
11 posted on 12/05/2002 4:52:06 AM PST by leadpenny
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To: leadpenny
Kerry is a smart guy. He is also very arrogant. In the end, his arrogance will get him. Not to mention his socialist agenda.
12 posted on 12/05/2002 4:55:02 AM PST by freedom1st
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OK, it's over to C-SPAN to see it snowing behind Norm Coleman on C-SPAN.
13 posted on 12/05/2002 4:55:12 AM PST by leadpenny
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To: leadpenny
Sen. Norm Coleman, Sid's first cousin.
14 posted on 12/05/2002 4:58:53 AM PST by freedom1st
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To: freedom1st
If he thinks he can take W head on in 04 he is crazier than I thought. Here is what I think he is doing. He is trying to carve out a position to fence off Hillary, even if it means fighting her for the 08 nomination.
15 posted on 12/05/2002 5:00:24 AM PST by leadpenny
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To: freedom1st
Sid probably doesn't even know that Coleman is on C-SPAN. Poor Sid probably doesn't even know there is a C-SPAN. Where is Sid going this weekend? Some beauty contest in the Bahamas. Wait a minute. Did I say poor Sid?
16 posted on 12/05/2002 5:03:25 AM PST by leadpenny
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To: leadpenny
C-SPAN sure lets the DemoRats overload the phone lines.
17 posted on 12/05/2002 5:08:00 AM PST by freedom1st
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To: leadpenny
Well I listened to Sen. Ketchup on IMUS and didn't hear much new.

When asked about his comments saying that IRAQ is just a cover-up for a bad economy. First he denied saying it, then went through the same speech gain.

IMUS ranting about the people sending him instant messages. Just don't do it. It annoys me (So I say keep it up).

I think I heard FnF say the Dick Morris is coming up.


18 posted on 12/05/2002 5:19:37 AM PST by McGruff
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Dick Morris hinting that Al Gore might retire from politics.

Al say it's not so! We need you.
19 posted on 12/05/2002 5:25:14 AM PST by McGruff
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To: McGruff
Morris saying the RATs shouldn't go against Bush on IRAQ. It's a losing position. Calling Kerry a small DuCacus (spelling?).
20 posted on 12/05/2002 5:27:51 AM PST by McGruff
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To: McGruff
Like I said before. Kerry is a front man for Hillary! . Of course, he doesn't want to be. He'll be a loser with a big L.

The Instant Messaging thing is just a shtick. Matthews should be comin' up.

21 posted on 12/05/2002 5:33:27 AM PST by leadpenny
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To: leadpenny
Debate just started on C-SPAN between Weber and Clayton.
22 posted on 12/05/2002 6:06:12 AM PST by leadpenny
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To: leadpenny
Just an observation which has been made before. All of NOW's (NAGs as Rush calls them) members are so ugly.
23 posted on 12/05/2002 6:22:34 AM PST by freedom1st
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To: freedom1st
I that her hair or a hat? She reminds me of that movie where Dustin Hoffman was in drag? Mrs. something.
24 posted on 12/05/2002 6:25:51 AM PST by leadpenny
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To: freedom1st
I'm not clear on that. What is the difference between holding a gun to someone's head to make them write something vs. holding a gun to their head and forcing them to say something?
25 posted on 12/05/2002 6:29:01 AM PST by leadpenny
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To: leadpenny
IT'S SNOWING!!!!!!!!!! :)
26 posted on 12/05/2002 7:16:31 AM PST by GodsLittleOne
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To: GodsLittleOne
Looking at the set on MSNBC I see it is still snowing on Capitol Hill. It has just now stopped about 25 miles south of there in Prince William County.
27 posted on 12/05/2002 7:20:34 AM PST by leadpenny
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To: leadpenny
I decided to stay home today because we were supposed to get a little snow later this afternoon here in northwest Connecticut.

Seeing that we've already got an inch and it's coming down pretty good looks like the weatherman is wrong again.
28 posted on 12/05/2002 8:11:43 AM PST by McGruff
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To: McGruff
I think it's almost a sure thing that Al won't run.
His booksales are disasterous, he's become a running joke, he's toast. Everyone knows the only reason he polls high among democrats is because of name recognition.

Prediction:
Kerry will be the democrat's nominee, probably with John Edwards as his veep, and that would be strictly because of geography, trying for some southern votes. Hillary doesn't care...smart money says Bush will win re-election no matter who runs, but Kerry with his military record will make the best showing against him, and Hillary will be ready for 2008.

Running and losing against Bush won't hurt Kerry, I'm sure he figures he and Hillary can duke out the 2008 primaries when the time comes.

29 posted on 12/05/2002 10:05:21 AM PST by YaYa123
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