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Live Thread: Barack Obama State Of The Sham Wow Press Conference 8 p.m. 7/22/09
Wednesday, July 22, 2009 | Kristinn

Posted on 07/22/2009 3:24:38 PM PDT by kristinn

We know the drill: Read the teleprompter for a few minutes, take questions from a few plants in audience, total of twelve or thirteen questions in an hour, filibuster, end to rave reviews from the state run media.

White House propaganda e-mail sent to NextGov.com


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1 posted on 07/22/2009 3:24:38 PM PDT by kristinn
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To: kristinn

Baraking News!!


2 posted on 07/22/2009 3:26:18 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (FR...Monthly Donors Wanted...I Upped My Monthly. Now, Up Yours.)
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To: kristinn

3 posted on 07/22/2009 3:26:22 PM PDT by xcamel (The urge to save humanity is always a false front for the urge to rule it. - H. L. Mencken)
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To: kristinn

4 posted on 07/22/2009 3:28:32 PM PDT by Reagan Man ("In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem.")
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To: kristinn
Belly on up to the bar and get ready...


Of course, I won't be joining in, watching this sham. I'd rather spend that time watching the actual SHAM WOW guy. At least I know he's selling a valuable product.
5 posted on 07/22/2009 3:28:48 PM PDT by Lucky9teen (The liberals are asking us to give Obama time. We agree and think 25 to life would be appropriate.)
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To: kristinn

You’ve just got to quit with the State of the Shamwow...I spit iced tea all over my screen. LOL!


6 posted on 07/22/2009 3:28:51 PM PDT by TSgt (Extreme vitriol and rancorous replies served daily. - Mike W USAF)
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To: xcamel

Excellent!!


7 posted on 07/22/2009 3:29:45 PM PDT by alecqss
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To: kristinn; All

10 Questions for Obama from Jonathan Martin and Josh Gerstein at Politico:

1) Is it still realistic that both chambers of Congress will pass health care bills before their summer recess in August? And how worried are you that missing the deadline could endanger your hopes of getting a bill this year?

2) Who are you referring to when you cite, as you did in your radio address last week, those “special interests” in health care who “make the same old arguments and use the same scare tactics?” And what’s the difference between honest objections to a massive overhaul of the U.S. health care system and what you consider obstructionism?

3) You have sought to focus attention on Sen. Jim DeMint’s comments alluding to the political benefit for the GOP in blocking health care reform, but it’s mostly Democratic members of Congress whom your own political apparatus is targeting in TV ads now on the air. Why haven’t you been more successful in convincing members of your own party on this issue so far, and how does DeMint figure into your effort to lobby Democrats?

4) You said during the campaign that you would negotiate the health care bill on C-SPAN. But now you won’t even release the names of health care executives who visit the White House for what are closed-door discussions. How do you reconcile what you said during the campaign with your approach now?

5) On Monday you said that “folks on Wall Street don’t feel any remorse for taking all these risks; you don’t get a sense that there’s been a change of culture and behavior as a consequence of what has happened.” What do you think Wall Street needs to do to show remorse and to change its culture? And isn’t the problem with the economy right now not some Wall Streeters getting bonuses, but the fact that the recession is much tougher and deeper than even your administration projected?

6) Attorney General Eric Holder is considering appointing an independent prosecutor to investigate alleged abuses of detainees during the Bush era. When the White House was asked about this, officials repeated your mantra that the country should look forward, not back. What’s your view about when it’s appropriate for the White House to send signals to the Justice Department about what action it should take regarding a criminal investigation?

7) In announcing the delay of up to six months in the report on detainee policy, White House officials said the issues were “hard” and “complicated” and that you wanted them to “get this right.” Weren’t they hard and complicated when you set the deadline earlier this year? What has changed? And are you still committed to closing Guantanamo Bay prison by January?

8) Your secretary of state recently compared the North Korean regime to attention-craving adolescents. Do you agree with that assessment, and either way, how do you plan to proceed toward reining in North Korea’s missile program?

9) Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. was recently arrested by Cambridge police at his own home. Now the African-American scholar said he plans to use the experience to focus attention on racial profiling and the black experience in the criminal justice system. Do you think Gates was justified in accusing the police of harassing him for being “a black man in America”?

10) Do you still plan on joining a Washington-area church and attending services?


8 posted on 07/22/2009 3:30:14 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: kristinn

can we get a Obama under a “Mission Accomplished” banner while wearing Rahm’s tutu photoshopped for this one? How ironic would that be?


9 posted on 07/22/2009 3:30:41 PM PDT by fortunate sun (What's fat, ugly, lives in Alaska and makes Grendel's mother smell like roses? Linda Kellen Biegel)
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To: kristinn

The 8 pm recap of the Tour de France will be on in the Gator household tonight!


10 posted on 07/22/2009 3:32:24 PM PDT by GatorGirl (Proud Citizen of the Gator Nation)
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To: kristinn

Saving a seat ;-)


11 posted on 07/22/2009 3:32:24 PM PDT by Right_in_Virginia
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To: fortunate sun

Please tell me that NO one from FR would even consider watching this Marxist jerk.

I heard Mark Levin is doing a real-time rebuttal.


12 posted on 07/22/2009 3:33:28 PM PDT by Reagan69 (No Representation without Taxation)
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To: Lucky9teen

What about “make no mistake” and “this system is broken”? If he says once more that something is “broken,” I’m going to SCREAM!


13 posted on 07/22/2009 3:33:34 PM PDT by hsalaw
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To: kristinn

I suppose he’s going to be planting his questions again.


14 posted on 07/22/2009 3:33:36 PM PDT by colorado tanker ("Lastly, I'd like to apologize for America's disproportionate response to Pearl Harbor . . . ")
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To: kristinn

"Let me be clear"

15 posted on 07/22/2009 3:33:45 PM PDT by jaz.357 ("If the present tries to sit in judgment on the past, it will lose the future." W.Churchill)
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To: xcamel

Thank you.


16 posted on 07/22/2009 3:34:32 PM PDT by kristinn (Latest FR Convention info: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2277012/posts)
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To: Reagan Man

And thank you!


17 posted on 07/22/2009 3:35:18 PM PDT by kristinn (Latest FR Convention info: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2277012/posts)
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To: kristinn

What a liar.

Question: can he run a .com web site, and put stuff out on White House stationery, etc. and not be in violation of laws? Is he not using his presidential office for a business with the .com nonsense?


18 posted on 07/22/2009 3:35:32 PM PDT by Recovering_Democrat
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To: kristinn
Obama to Birthers Blue Dogs, "'YOU'RE GOING TO DESTROY MY PRESIDENCY"
19 posted on 07/22/2009 3:38:00 PM PDT by McGruff (You birthers are going to destroy my presidency.)
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To: Recovering_Democrat

NextGov.com is a news site focusing on inside the beltway stuff. The e-mail was sent to them by the Obama administration.


20 posted on 07/22/2009 3:41:43 PM PDT by kristinn (Latest FR Convention info: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2277012/posts)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Is it still realistic that both chambers of Congress will pass health care bills before their summer recess in August?

Here's another question that needs to be asked:

You took at least six months trying to decide on what breed of dog to get, why does health care overhaul need to be completed in the next 2 weeks?

21 posted on 07/22/2009 3:42:11 PM PDT by Harley (Life is Tough, But It's a Lot Tougher When You're a Liberal.)
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To: Recovering_Democrat
Is he not using his presidential office for a business with the .com nonsense?

I went there to check it out. It doesn't claim to be any kind of official gov’t website.

22 posted on 07/22/2009 3:43:09 PM PDT by McGruff (You birthers are going to destroy my presidency.)
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To: hsalaw

Give me some key “healthcare” buzz words and I’ll make a new Bingo card just for the health care pressers


23 posted on 07/22/2009 3:43:38 PM PDT by Lucky9teen (The liberals are asking us to give Obama time. We agree and think 25 to life would be appropriate.)
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To: kristinn

place...to see how Freepers are reacting....I cannot watch...toilets to clean.


24 posted on 07/22/2009 3:43:50 PM PDT by goodnesswins (Abort the Obama Presidency, now!!!)
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To: kristinn

25 posted on 07/22/2009 3:45:08 PM PDT by Diogenesis ("Those who go below the surface do so at their peril" - Oscar Wilde)
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To: kristinn

Good evening Kristinn and ALL..

Got into a little debate this afternoon with some mis-informed Mass libs about Obamacare because a few had already seen the writing on the wall from Mass BC/BS and were not happy!

Me and a few co-workers told them it wasn’t good...they were interested and I think it sunk in, yes even in LIBERAL MASSACHUSETTS....patriots are speaking out! Yahooo!


26 posted on 07/22/2009 3:45:41 PM PDT by jhw61 (I)
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To: kristinn; All

Fox saying Obama will PERSONALLY ATTACK Bill Krystal, live on National television!!!!


27 posted on 07/22/2009 3:46:33 PM PDT by tcrlaf ("Hope" is the most Evil of all Evils"-Neitzsche)
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To: kristinn

I refuse to watch the boy king, but will follow along on the thread for the few and brave. Our TV’s will be on the Fox channel.


28 posted on 07/22/2009 3:46:37 PM PDT by penelopesire ("The only CHANGE you will get with the Democrats is the CHANGE left in your pocket")
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To: kristinn; penelopesire; seekthetruth; television is just wrong; jcsjcm; BP2; Pablo Mac; ...
DEAR LEADER'S DEMOLITION DERBY ROLLS ON!

Can you believe the president of the United States actually has a
TWITTER PAGE ?


29 posted on 07/22/2009 3:48:48 PM PDT by STARWISE (The Art & Science Institute of Chicago Politics NE Div: now open at the White House)
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To: hsalaw

the only thing I hope is broken is Barry’s prompter. I bet the I ones tonight have been superglued in place.....

and the OP mentioning “a few plants in the audience” I immedialy thought of giant potted plants scattered about in the audience hahaa..


30 posted on 07/22/2009 3:49:07 PM PDT by musicbymuzak
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

barfing news


31 posted on 07/22/2009 3:49:13 PM PDT by bareford101
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To: Recovering_Democrat

Not sure but it probably doesn’t matter anyway. Obama is above all the laws in this country dontcha know.


32 posted on 07/22/2009 3:49:58 PM PDT by penelopesire ("The only CHANGE you will get with the Democrats is the CHANGE left in your pocket")
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To: Reagan Man

33 posted on 07/22/2009 3:51:45 PM PDT by 4Liberty (End of civilization. 'Who cares about a little pork?' - Senator Schumer)
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To: penelopesire

I’d rather be watching the Michael Jackson Special rerun than watch the SOB with fork tongue speak AGAIN on the tube! THAT my friends speaks volumes...I was never a MJ fan but I rather bite the bullet and watch the special than watch that SLIMBALL!! Death by a thousand Moon Walks!!


34 posted on 07/22/2009 3:54:20 PM PDT by RoseofTexas
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To: Lucky9teen

Where is

“Will reduce costs and save money”

on the grid?


35 posted on 07/22/2009 3:54:33 PM PDT by 4Liberty (End of civilization. 'Who cares about a little pork?' - Senator Schumer)
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To: kristinn

36 posted on 07/22/2009 3:54:33 PM PDT by Typical_Whitey (Obama intends to bankrupt the USA and force the CHANGE to Socialism.)
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To: Diogenesis
LoL !

My prediction: Town hall plant asks QUESTION : "I am concerned thst there will not be enough doctors to treat everone and my family will suffer under this poorly planned takeover of healthcare "

ANSWER from Obama : "make no mistake, I have no intention of taking over healthcare, and I have no knowledge that there may not be enough doctors to treat everone, but just let me say that we don't wan't enough doctors, we will train new doctors, green doctors, shovel ready doctors, and we will do it with approval from congress ....or NOT "

37 posted on 07/22/2009 3:55:42 PM PDT by KTM rider ( ..........where's a lone nut assassin when you need one !)
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To: 4Liberty; kristinn; All

38 posted on 07/22/2009 3:55:49 PM PDT by STARWISE (The Art & Science Institute of Chicago Politics NE Div: now open at the White House)
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To: kristinn

Exerpts from Whitehouse.gov:
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2298673/posts


39 posted on 07/22/2009 3:58:00 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: kristinn
Do you think anybody at the press conference will ask how many congressmen are going to sign up for the government option?
40 posted on 07/22/2009 3:58:27 PM PDT by Kid Shelleen (Barack the Messiah: Never in the field of US politics have so many waited so long for so little.)
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To: Lucky9teen

I wasn’t being specific as to healthcare - the Obozo says EVERYTHING is “broken.” As to healthcare, though, you could include “quality medical care,” “no reduction in services,” “tax the wealthy” (that works for all his socialist plans), “Republican obstructionists,” “it’s not about me,” “bi-partisan plan,” and “the opposition is all about politics, not people.” Just for starters.


41 posted on 07/22/2009 3:58:39 PM PDT by hsalaw
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To: Harley
You took at least six months trying to decide on what breed of dog to get, why does health care overhaul need to be completed in the next 2 weeks?

Nice!

42 posted on 07/22/2009 3:59:36 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: kristinn
A whole hour of lies and platitudes. I won't bother watching the speech. It's all irrelevant to what Alinski Oboma will do anyway.

I will make sure to watch all rebuttals, though. I only what what's real. I want to know when it's time to move to Texas for the coming succession.

43 posted on 07/22/2009 3:59:39 PM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: tcrlaf
Actually, Obama will be singling out Jim DeMint for abuse.

Excerpt from The Hill:

I understand how easy it is for this town to become consumed in the game of politics — to turn every issue into a running tally of who’s up and who’s down," Obama will say. "I’ve heard that one Republican strategist told his party that even though they may want to compromise, it’s better politics to 'go for the kill.' Another Republican senator said that defeating health reform is about 'breaking' me."

The president, who will repeat his pledge to only sign a reform bill that is deficit-neutral, says in response to DeMint that "this isn’t about me."

"I have great health insurance, and so does every member of Congress," Obama says. "This debate is about the letters I read when I sit in the Oval Office every day, and the stories I hear at town hall meetings."

44 posted on 07/22/2009 3:59:46 PM PDT by kristinn (Latest FR Convention info: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2277012/posts)
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To: hsalaw

“Status quo...”


45 posted on 07/22/2009 4:00:55 PM PDT by GnuHere
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To: GnuHere; Lucky9teen

Good one.


46 posted on 07/22/2009 4:02:05 PM PDT by hsalaw
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To: hsalaw; 4Liberty; KTM rider

47 posted on 07/22/2009 4:03:25 PM PDT by Lucky9teen (The liberals are asking us to give Obama time. We agree and think 25 to life would be appropriate.)
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To: kristinn
Another Obama Presser?


48 posted on 07/22/2009 4:04:59 PM PDT by Lucky9teen (The liberals are asking us to give Obama time. We agree and think 25 to life would be appropriate.)
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To: STARWISE
Photobucket Hey!!! Quit messing with my ShamWOW!!!!
49 posted on 07/22/2009 4:07:41 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: STARWISE
Twitter has a large following of liberals.

His latest twitter post........ BarackObamaHolding primetime news conference on health care @ 8pm tonight. Watch it live & declare your support: about 1 hour from web ago http://bit.ly/17OkdA

Follow the link and you get...... gethttp://my.barackobama.com/page/content/july22pressconference/?source=102_BO_TW "I support President Obama's three principles for real health care reform, and I call on Congress to enact a plan upholding them in 2009:"

Unfortunately, you can only "support" his primetime live conference, no opposition is allowed or counted. I hope God strikes his teleprompter into a thousand pieces!

50 posted on 07/22/2009 4:08:07 PM PDT by califamily4W (FREEDOM!)
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