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John Batchelor: The Obama-Biden campaign is in meltdown
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Posted on 09/13/2008 8:48:08 PM PDT by chuknchez

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To: MayflowerMadam

“Add Tammy Bruce to that list. Her show is very good and I find myself listening more and more often.”


I have been listening to Tammy Bruce since the early or mid 90s when she was head of her NOW group in LA. It was interesting listening to her and only got better as she became more conservative. Good Stuff there.


101 posted on 09/13/2008 10:57:10 PM PDT by ansel12 (There will be more than one "October surprise" this time. Count on it.)
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To: gwilhelm56
Link from Drudge:

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0908/13417.html

"Obama press sec. accuses McCain of 'sleaziest, least honorable campaign in history'..."

And then they run an insensitive ad attacking McCain's "computer illiteracy" ... how stupid can you get?

102 posted on 09/13/2008 10:58:12 PM PDT by 1-Eagle (REMEMBER every vote counts toward the "mandate"... ALL VOTES ARE NEEDED!)
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To: chuknchez

Does Obama know how to fly a jet fighter?


103 posted on 09/13/2008 10:59:48 PM PDT by chase19
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To: broncobilly
"You could be right. As soon as I hear it from him or someone who is authorized to speak for him, I will believe it."

Here is some info Doug From Upland compiled into a Youtube Video from various sources inculding interviews with Mccain that may help you.

DFU Rebuttal to Obama Computer Ad

104 posted on 09/13/2008 11:01:25 PM PDT by Mad Dawgg ("`Eddies,' said Ford, `in the space-time continuum.' `Ah,' nodded Arthur, `is he? Is he?'")
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To: broncobilly

Any question that they had to give a REAL answer to not their pat given one would be a major artery cut. Truth to a liberal is like matter and anit-matter they destroy each other. I have asked every one who tells me they will vote for Obama and as them why. The only thing people can tell me is he stands for change. Ok. But in fair elections steps from being the most powerful leader in the World we know little or nothing of him. He never has to accout for anything. Talk about secretive administrations. NO-one could get away with this type of deception. Bush is prosecuting a war so no he cant give you all the info you want. He might as well give it to al jazeera. But I couldn’t tell you hardly anything about any abilties or reasons for him to lead.


105 posted on 09/13/2008 11:01:54 PM PDT by jakerobins
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To: broncobilly

“It is good that McCain’s camp has a rebuttal.
However, I doubt the truth of this rebuttal.
You can type on a computer without raising your arms above your head. You can operate a computer even without being able to tie your shoes.
My wife’s cousin had Lou Gehrig’s disease and was able to operate a computer.”


If he is lying, why would he have lied about it in May of 2000?


106 posted on 09/13/2008 11:02:37 PM PDT by ansel12 (There will be more than one "October surprise" this time. Count on it.)
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To: broncobilly

In certain ways, McCain was a natural Web candidate. Chairman of the Senate Telecommunications Subcommittee and regarded as the U.S. Senate’s savviest technologist, McCain is an inveterate devotee of email. His nightly ritual is to read his email together with his wife, Cindy. The injuries he incurred as a Vietnam POW make it painful for McCain to type. Instead, he dictates responses that his wife types on a laptop. “She’s a whiz on the keyboard, and I’m so laborious,” McCain admits.
http://www.forbes.com/asap/2000/0529/053_print.html

The injuries he incurred as a Vietnam POW make it painful for McCain to type.


107 posted on 09/13/2008 11:06:00 PM PDT by chase19
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To: chase19

the smart ones seem to total 2 or 3.

The level of raw, ignorant hatred there is quite sad. What a cesspool unmoderated internet is.


108 posted on 09/13/2008 11:08:10 PM PDT by WoofDog123
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To: Mad Dawgg

Great work Mad Dawgg.

And let’s go exponential.

Since many people are busy on the weekend, including Freepers, we need to produce a few new posts here starting EARLY Monday morning requesting that all of us get to a telephone to call ALL of the shows we can, including local and national TV news producers about this ad slam against a war hero.

Sneakyuser


109 posted on 09/13/2008 11:10:58 PM PDT by Sneakyuser (Sneakyuses.com)
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To: Sneakyuser

This is from the same article in 2000:

McCain himself was convinced early on that the Internet had to play a critical role in the campaign. Time and again it allowed him to leverage his money and his organization. “In the Virginia primary,” McCain told me, “we needed a lot of petitions signed to get on the ballot. We had the form available to download off the Internet and got 17,000 signatures with very little trouble.”

He was way ahead of any of them - Howard Dean, DUmmies etc. Maybe if Obama was in the Senate more, he’d know that McCain is the Chairman of the Senate Telecommunications Subcommittee. :)


110 posted on 09/13/2008 11:15:14 PM PDT by chase19
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To: johnnycap

Wasn’t 0bama also promising tax cuts to everyone making less than 250K?


111 posted on 09/13/2008 11:17:20 PM PDT by sportutegrl (0bi has been looking a little wan.)
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To: WoofDog123

Yes, I hate going there but sometimes it’s useful. They’re running scared and waiting for the fallout. Did you watch the CNN hit-piece about it? They’re going to have egg on their face as well. Some of Rove’s people are helping with McCain’s campaign. They’re doing a great job!


112 posted on 09/13/2008 11:17:47 PM PDT by chase19
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To: Sneakyuser

youtube link for Doug From Uplands rebuttal:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dC2uF4GUe-k

here is another good rebuttal:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=28QlxdUqqvg

and here is the Obama ad:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3e4VrCQIDNs


113 posted on 09/13/2008 11:20:38 PM PDT by Mad Dawgg ("`Eddies,' said Ford, `in the space-time continuum.' `Ah,' nodded Arthur, `is he? Is he?'")
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To: The Iceman Cometh

But 0bama approved the message. He said so.


114 posted on 09/13/2008 11:20:43 PM PDT by sportutegrl (0bi has been looking a little wan.)
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To: chase19
The injuries he incurred as a Vietnam POW make it painful for McCain to type.

One form of torture is breaking the bones in the fingers, or the knuckles of the hands. That would make it very painful to type or even write.

115 posted on 09/13/2008 11:28:26 PM PDT by pray4liberty (It's the smile that keeps me out of trouble.)
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To: chase19

And posts like this show how liberals really think...

Zombie2 (251 posts) Sat Sep-13-08 07:11 PM
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17. Some of the comments on the youtube page....

They’re trying to say he can’t because of his gimp arms... attempts to defend him are getting pretty... uh, lame.

I need to go and clean my mouse with lysol now after going to DU.


116 posted on 09/13/2008 11:33:04 PM PDT by Brytani ("The First Amendment doesn't say anything about giving you a hug if you're offended.")
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To: Brytani

Do you remember a few weeks ago one of the sicko’s at dkos wrote an article about his bad teeth. McCain had them knocked out as a POW. Lysol’s a good idea.


117 posted on 09/13/2008 11:41:34 PM PDT by chase19
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To: ansel12

If he is lying, why would he have lied about it in May of 2000?


I never suggested he was lying.
And I don’t know what he said in 2000.
Whatever explanation he gives, I accept it.


118 posted on 09/13/2008 11:43:38 PM PDT by broncobilly
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To: broncobilly; chase19

As chasel19 posted in post 107 in the link he sent you, in the year 2000 in that Forbes article they covered this.

“In certain ways, McCain was a natural Web candidate. Chairman of the Senate Telecommunications Subcommittee and regarded as the U.S. Senate’s savviest technologist, McCain is an inveterate devotee of email. His nightly ritual is to read his email together with his wife, Cindy. The injuries he incurred as a Vietnam POW make it painful for McCain to type. Instead, he dictates responses that his wife types on a laptop. “She’s a whiz on the keyboard, and I’m so laborious,” McCain admits.


119 posted on 09/13/2008 11:50:50 PM PDT by ansel12 (There will be more than one "October surprise" this time. Count on it.)
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To: chase19

I guess when you can’t argue fact, can’t use linear reasoning and logic escapes the vacuum of your head, all that’s left is juvenile taunts best suited for a playground.


120 posted on 09/13/2008 11:53:23 PM PDT by Brytani ("The First Amendment doesn't say anything about giving you a hug if you're offended.")
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To: jakerobins
These guys couldn’t find their own bottoms with a map, flashlight, and gps.

You forgot, not that it really matters, the seeing-eye-dog...

the infowarrior

121 posted on 09/14/2008 12:50:41 AM PDT by infowarrior (“Let the voters decide if Palin is laughable.”-Tublecane)
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To: chuknchez

Hey Obama!

“Lend me your blackberry to figure out while you go fly this A4”...


122 posted on 09/14/2008 12:56:15 AM PDT by Wil H
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To: oust the louse
To win the coming election, McCain does not have to outshine Obama.

Due to Obama’s Harvard education and his speaking skills it is up to Obama to not only win big but absolutely show McCain to be an over the hill rube.

I believe that McCain has already won and only needs to show up and be himself.

Given enough space Obama will hang himself with his narcissistic arrogance.

123 posted on 09/14/2008 1:01:21 AM PDT by OKIEDOC (The Difference Between Palin and Obama is Common Sense, She's GOT IT, He DOESN'T)
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To: Brytani
Excellent observation but make that a radical Muslims ideas of no women leaders.

I almost expected Michelle to be wearing a boga.

124 posted on 09/14/2008 1:05:19 AM PDT by OKIEDOC (The Difference Between Palin and Obama is Common Sense, She's GOT IT, He DOESN'T)
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To: broncobilly

I thought McCain dealt with this problem back in 2000 so says the Boston Globe.


125 posted on 09/14/2008 1:19:18 AM PDT by OKIEDOC (The Difference Between Palin and Obama is Common Sense, She's GOT IT, He DOESN'T)
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To: K-oneTexas

I’m so over this election. Let’s get it on already!


126 posted on 09/14/2008 1:27:19 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: Brytani

He’s no fan of white people and women and especially a white woman named Shrillary but I think Obama is pretty much nadless. That wife of his is the one that put the kibosh on Hillary.


127 posted on 09/14/2008 1:31:10 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: piasa
"Obama’s campaign is being nibbled to death by ducks, er, uh, cluster ducks."

Obama's campaign is turning into a huge fuster cluck.

129 posted on 09/14/2008 4:18:26 AM PDT by Enterprise (No Oil for Democrats!)
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To: chuknchez
Really, is Obama just an ignorant fool who is too incompetent to manage the campaign he states "qualifies as executive experience" or is he truly so evil he'd run an ad like that anyways?

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130 posted on 09/14/2008 4:27:27 AM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: chuknchez
We're just going to have to "educate" the public on this. It's simply despicable of the Obama camp to "poke fun" of a war hero's injuries gained while serving our nation.

Perhaps it's just that Obama hates this nation that much...

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131 posted on 09/14/2008 4:38:47 AM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: chuknchez; Godwin1

Meltdown? Don’t get cocky, folks. Many a big fight in any arena was lost when the front-runner lost respect for the opposition, slacked off, and got beat in the last seconds.


132 posted on 09/14/2008 4:43:59 AM PDT by ctdonath2 (The average piece of junk is more meaningful than our criticism designating it so. - Ratatouille)
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To: EDINVA

Hilarious. I wish I was a fly on the wall when Obama “talked” to his staff the other day after the “McCain can’t email” fiasco.


133 posted on 09/14/2008 7:15:07 AM PDT by Delacon ("The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule." H. L. Mencken)
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To: chuknchez
Perhaps it just does not make sense, to a campaign headed by the fresh-faced forty-something David Plouffe, that there are men walking around who have been tortured and permanently disabled by the enemy. Perhaps, as I have been told by my best Democratic Party source, the Obama-Biden campaign is in meltdown, there is no single message, there is no unity, there is no vision, and so separate but equal parts with lots of cash but not much learning are just wandering off the trail.

It would be wise for Senator Obama to clean house, but the problem is that he really doesn't have any good options for outside help if he fires AKP&D.

Instead, I suggest that he take over the whole campaign management. President Carter was a master of micro-management, and I think it would serve us all well if Senator Obama could demonstrate the same facility. He could even demonstrate his executive abilities such as by personally booking flights, arranging venues, and maybe getting out there to personally hang light and sound equipment.

Maybe he could even do a photo-op or two in the cockpit, just to show that he is as competent with aircraft technology as, say, the McCain/Palin ticket.

134 posted on 09/14/2008 8:18:06 AM PDT by snowsislander
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To: Delacon

There’s another active thread today about Axelrod & Co having only run campaigns in safe blue areas, and having no clue how to deal with a real Republican race or middle America. This is all to the good ;)


135 posted on 09/14/2008 9:37:05 AM PDT by EDINVA
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To: beaversmom
Hillary Clinton set a frightening precedence for the country, the accepted idea that a First Lady should have anything to do with policy.

If Obama gets into office (Lord, Save Us), will we have 4 years of Michelle Obama policies, added to policies set forth by the media, code pink, dailyKos, Chicago gangsters...

This man won't stand up to an American terrorist, he wont’ stand up to Iran (insert your choice of terrorist nation) and won't stand up to his own wife, yet he says he's the best choice to protect the homeland?!?!

What universe am I living in?

136 posted on 09/14/2008 10:30:50 AM PDT by Brytani ("The First Amendment doesn't say anything about giving you a hug if you're offended.")
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To: EDINVA
If Rove’s the architect, Axelrod must be??????
137 posted on 09/14/2008 10:35:20 AM PDT by Brytani ("The First Amendment doesn't say anything about giving you a hug if you're offended.")
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To: Brytani

“If Rove’s the architect, Axelrod must be??????”

The imploder?

Axelrod & Co have shown they know how to win Democrat nominations and elections in blue cities and states. Axelrod himself said they hadn’t expected Pailn and she wasn’t on anybody’s list. Where were they? Anyone who follows FR knew who SP was and that she was widely discussed among conservatives.

The Axelrod team is just not ready or equipped to deal with a competitive national election. They counted on the far left that comes out for Dem primaries. They counted on Bush’s low popularity numbers. They counted on high body counts out of Iraq. They counted on the failure of the surge. They did not count on a smart, articulate, conservative mom out of Alaska upending their mojo.


138 posted on 09/14/2008 10:55:21 AM PDT by EDINVA
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To: EDINVA
I honestly can't believe anyone would be put in charge of a presidential campaign as blind as Axelrod obviously is.

Let's for a minute think that most everything coming out of Obama’s camp is from the mind of Axelrod.

No drilling - when Americans want drilling at an overwhelming 90+%.
Low popularity numbers for Bush - The Senate is around 9-13%, the House a bit higher but pathetic.
Deaths coming out of Iraq - The surge worked, now on to Afghanistan.
Palin - as much as her name was batted around on conservative/Gop blogs, when Newt himself mentions her months ago, she should have been on their radar.

I'm very happy the Obama campaign has Axelrod running it, or should I say, running it into the ground.

139 posted on 09/14/2008 11:19:44 AM PDT by Brytani ("The First Amendment doesn't say anything about giving you a hug if you're offended.")
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To: Enterprise

I laugh everytime I see that knucklehead.


140 posted on 09/14/2008 11:26:31 AM PDT by xone
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To: chuknchez
Was 9-11-08 the day that the Democratic Party panicked that Obama-Biden was not working for either winning the White House nor for holding the Congress?

That date would be fitting.

141 posted on 09/14/2008 11:48:30 AM PDT by SuziQ
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To: Global2010

I’m guessing it’s pronounced “Ploof”.


142 posted on 09/14/2008 11:51:16 AM PDT by SuziQ
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To: johnnycap

It’s excellent to see such quick response by the McCain team, to the lies put out by Obama’s folks.


143 posted on 09/14/2008 11:53:27 AM PDT by SuziQ
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To: OKIEDOC
Given enough space Obama will hang himself with his narcissistic arrogance.

I agree completely. Neither he, nor Biden will be able to stop themselves.

144 posted on 09/14/2008 12:07:33 PM PDT by SuziQ
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To: OKIEDOC

Whats ironic about the Globe article and many articles written in 1999-2000 is that they are supportive of McCain and are generally written fairly. McCain was the media darling in 2000 when he was running against Bush. It was ,after all, the press that gave him the maverick label, one that they hold in disdain today.

Whats interesting is going back to read the articles written by the NYT, WaPo that they have tried to shove down a memory hole...what hypocrites they are.


145 posted on 09/14/2008 9:07:24 PM PDT by JrsyJack
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To: JMack
I’ve got to say, I find the image of a disabled War Hero Senator, being faithfully helped to send E-mails by his wife a really striking image.

It would make a great ad...though the feminists will be sniffing that Cindy McCain has been reduced to being 'just a secretary'...LOL, most of us wives would find it endearing and realistic--we do the same at home for our husbands, too!

Come to think of it, radical feminists do not know how the rest of womankind lives and how much our husbands depend on us. But then they don't have husbands. LOL

146 posted on 09/14/2008 9:26:47 PM PDT by pray4liberty (It's the smile that keeps me out of trouble.)
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To: chuknchez
I heard that he may not have expected to get this far.

This was supposed to be Clinton's year. A run by Obama this time would have put him in the best position for a 2012 or 2016 campaign.

Think how many Senators run in each election cycle and how few get the nomination and you can see how unlikely it was that Obama would become the nominee his first time out.

Having been nominated, Obama's in over his head. He doesn't have the record, or the skills, or the team to take him the rest of the way.

148 posted on 09/23/2008 3:13:33 PM PDT by x
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To: chuknchez

Two great McCain videos at these sites:

http://www.mccainlove.com

http://questionothority.com


149 posted on 09/23/2008 3:15:59 PM PDT by Silly (www.QuestionOthority.com)
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To: JMack
Yet Liberals seem exactly the opposite. Sell out your country, cheat on your spouse, and revile anyone who doesn’t do likewise.

You make an excellent point. Sin rules their lives, and they have the nerve to call us hypocrites and intolerant. Okay. Yay for them, I suppose.

150 posted on 09/23/2008 6:45:53 PM PDT by pray4liberty (It's the smile that keeps me out of trouble.)
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