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Obama: Too Much Media Emphasis On Health Care Protests
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Posted on 08/15/2009 3:14:06 PM PDT by kcvl

U.S. President Barack Obama says news organizations are putting too much emphasis on scenes of hostile protesters at public meetings on his health care reform plan. The president received tough but polite questions from Americans Friday in the Northwestern state of Montana.

Mr. Obama said most meetings on his plan have been civil, and those that have been disrupted are in the minority. "What you have not seen on TV, and what makes me proud, are the many constructive meetings going on all over the country. Everywhere across the country you are seeing people who are coming together and having a civil, honest, often difficult conversation about how we can improve the system," he said.


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KEEP UP THE PROTESTING And TOWN HALL MEETINGS! OBAMA DOESN'T LIKE IT!!! HE THINKS WE ARE GETTING TO MUCH FOCUS FROM THE MEDIA!
1 posted on 08/15/2009 3:14:06 PM PDT by kcvl
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Obama denounces emphasis on health care protests
By LIZ SIDOTI (AP) – 1 day ago

BELGRADE, Mont. — President Barack Obama on Friday denounced news media emphasis on scenes of angry protesters at town-hall meetings on health care as he fielded polite but tough questioning on his efforts.

“TV loves a ruckus,” Obama said.

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5juui7didNwh_vzBmJyrbjxkeF-IgD9A2S91O0


2 posted on 08/15/2009 3:15:09 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: kcvl

I wonder when this clown will apologize for the union goon assault on Kenneth Gladney?


3 posted on 08/15/2009 3:16:49 PM PDT by NoobRep
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To: kcvl

Keep it up America, He can’t pack every meeting!


4 posted on 08/15/2009 3:16:53 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: kcvl

What a whiner!!!


5 posted on 08/15/2009 3:17:16 PM PDT by CMailBag
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To: kcvl

He really hates it when he’s not the center of attention. Typical lib brat.


6 posted on 08/15/2009 3:17:26 PM PDT by jennyjenny ( "The Harpoon")
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To: kcvl
The Kenyan Clown is getting nervous.
7 posted on 08/15/2009 3:17:43 PM PDT by Cheetahcat (Zero the Wright kind of Racist! We are in a state of War with Democrats)
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To: kcvl

Proud member of the “Ruckus Caucus”.


8 posted on 08/15/2009 3:18:22 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: kcvl
Obama: Too Much Media Emphasis On Health Care Protests



We'll never subjugate Americans with all this going on.

9 posted on 08/15/2009 3:18:58 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty, Honor, Country! What else needs said?)
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To: kcvl

So I guess the MSM’s attacking of the folks showing up at the town halls isn’t working so phase two is to ignore them. Good luck with that :)


10 posted on 08/15/2009 3:19:41 PM PDT by mainepatsfan
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To: tet68

Would that be Mobruckus Caucus Americanus?


11 posted on 08/15/2009 3:19:44 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: kcvl

Obamessiah’s getting impatient for us to all get back to the worshipping.


12 posted on 08/15/2009 3:20:31 PM PDT by P.O.E. (Fish rot from the head down.)
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To: kcvl

Sorry Baracko! When a country is about to surrender all of its freedoms and liberties to the government in exchange for “free” health insurance reform, the people might need a little “emphasis” on what they are about to do.


13 posted on 08/15/2009 3:20:42 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (January 20th, 2013)
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To: NoobRep
First, enouragement by the President Obama, the AG, and newsbroadcasters for physical violence.

Then, real assaults against handicapped and protesting Americans.
But the media ignores it.
Then, fake Obama doctors. But the media ignores it.

The MSM are accomplices both before, and after, the fact.

One of Obama's (and the MSM's) FAKE "doctors"
in their plan to exterminate Obama-selected elderly and conservative adults.

<>


"Patterico Busts TX Grad Student/Obama Delegate Posing As Doctor; Chron Doesn't Credit, Still Disclosure-Challenged
Ms. Mayer, who claimed to be a doctor when she spoke at a town hall meeting held by Houston Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee.
... At first, the Houston Chronicle took Mayer's word that she is a doctor, failed to investigate her bona fides"


"Obama camp plants fake doc, Che fan at Jackson Lee forum
One supporter, Dr. Roxana Mayer, a physician who does not live in Jackson Lee’s district, praised the reform plan for overhauling a broken system.
“I don’t know what there is in the bill that creates such panic,” she said.
In this video, Mayer claims to be a general practitioner, eliciting applause and even a hug from Queen Sheila:
.... Roxana Mayer is, like, totally not a doctor.
... her name does not appear in the database maintained by the Texas Medical Board, which licenses all doctors in Texas.
But she is an Obama campaign volunteer."

14 posted on 08/15/2009 3:21:51 PM PDT by Diogenesis ("Those who go below the surface do so at their peril" - Oscar Wilde)
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To: kcvl

With regards to the following statement, produce proof please!!! - “What you have not seen on TV, and what makes me proud, are the many constructive meetings going on all over the country. Everywhere across the country you are seeing people who are coming together and having a civil, honest, often difficult conversation about how we can improve the system,” Obama said.


15 posted on 08/15/2009 3:22:33 PM PDT by choctaw man (Good ole Andrew Jackson, or You're the Reason God Made Oklahoma...)
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To: kcvl

He just gave an order to his lackeys to knock it off with the news coverage. I think we can expect a marked decline in the coverage.


16 posted on 08/15/2009 3:22:55 PM PDT by GeronL (bookmark my new FR back-up site - http://unitedcitizen.proboards.com)
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To: SandRat

Too much reportin’ going on out there!


17 posted on 08/15/2009 3:24:07 PM PDT by GeronL (bookmark my new FR back-up site - http://unitedcitizen.proboards.com)
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To: mainepatsfan

They are good at ignoring things


18 posted on 08/15/2009 3:25:08 PM PDT by GeronL (bookmark my new FR back-up site - http://unitedcitizen.proboards.com)
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To: kcvl

Wow, Obama is now a journalist too. Guess he can’t help himself but to tell everyone else how to do their job.

Friggin hypocrite. When it’s gushy coverage totally biased towards him, that’s just fine - that is fact.

Everything he does is out of a communst playbook. Everything. Accuse enemies of doing what you’re doing. Rip any opposing media accounts as distorted, over the top, not representative, etc etc.

We need these commie bastards out the next election and maybe him sooner with this stupid birth certificate thing that he STILL has not produced. He won’t unless a court orders him to because this way they get mileage out of calling them crazy.


19 posted on 08/15/2009 3:25:18 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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Born too late and in a wrong country, Dumbo.
Should have been born in the Soviet Union, so you would be able to dictate the media what they can and what they cannot report.


20 posted on 08/15/2009 3:25:54 PM PDT by Behemoth the Cat
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To: GeronL

He gets worse with each town hall he attends. He is killing this thing quicker than anyone.


21 posted on 08/15/2009 3:26:26 PM PDT by jennyjenny ( "The Harpoon")
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To: kcvl

Obama trying to calm the waters. Too Late, we’re pissed and congress is going to feel the heat.


22 posted on 08/15/2009 3:26:26 PM PDT by joinedafterattack
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To: kcvl

Obama is media over-exposed. It’s like being forced to watch Oprah 24 hours a day. After a while, even his adoring fans will want to take a Midol.


23 posted on 08/15/2009 3:27:07 PM PDT by FastCoyote (I am intolerant of the intolerable.)
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To: joinedafterattack

He’s been answering the question for about 5 minutes now without answering it.


24 posted on 08/15/2009 3:28:20 PM PDT by jennyjenny ( "The Harpoon")
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To: jennyjenny

Ya, that occurs to me too. Is Obama not getting enough face time on TV? Heck he does town halls and he’s the center of attention. A presidential visit to all these towns across America makes him like visiting royalty. He is the focus of lots of attention.

If he had something to tell us, or good legislation to discuss, his arguments in favor of healthcare “reform” would be drowning out all the protests. It’s because the protesters are making inroads that he’s concerned. He and his Democrat flunkies don’t have good arguments in favor of their socialized medicine plans. And people are not buying it, so the Democrats are frustrated.


25 posted on 08/15/2009 3:28:22 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: kcvl

DEATH PANELS


26 posted on 08/15/2009 3:28:28 PM PDT by onedoug (SARAH!)
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To: kcvl

So when Barry tells his “home boyz” to “get up in their (our) face”, we are supposed to be compliant and scamper away, or do we “get up in their grill”? If anything escalates to “poppin’ a cap” in someones “ass”, shouldn’t it be traced back to Barry instructing his thugs to “get up in their (our) face”? Sorry for the ‘hood vernacular, but isn’t that the choice of language needed against the Long Legged Mack Daddy and his band of red ACORNS?


27 posted on 08/15/2009 3:29:20 PM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.....)
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To: kcvl

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=obXt3FUs-yQ


28 posted on 08/15/2009 3:29:54 PM PDT by Safrguns
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To: kcvl

“We need to get back to calling Bush a chimp. That would be OK.....”


29 posted on 08/15/2009 3:30:03 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (FR...Monthly Donors Wanted...I Upped My Monthly. Now, Up Yours.)
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To: mainepatsfan

When will the MSM discuss Obama’s use of Saul Alinsky tactics in trying to ram healthcare “reform” down our throats?

The attacking of the protesters is right out of Saul Alinsky’s playbook. Since the Democrats don’t have persuasive arguments in favor of their healthcare changes, they instead decide to attack those who oppose it.


30 posted on 08/15/2009 3:30:08 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: kcvl; All

Mr Obama, there is a thing called Free Speech..... It works both ways... I thought...


31 posted on 08/15/2009 3:31:24 PM PDT by KevinDavis (Can't Stop the Signal!)
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To: FastCoyote
"After a while, even his adoring fans will want to take a Midol."

Not all.

Panties on terrorists head = torture.

Panties on Obama's head from media = adulation.

32 posted on 08/15/2009 3:31:49 PM PDT by Diogenesis ("Those who go below the surface do so at their peril" - Oscar Wilde)
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To: kcvl

They are disruptive BECAUSE OF OBAMA. This guy is a congenital liar.


33 posted on 08/15/2009 3:31:53 PM PDT by FTJM
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To: Secret Agent Man

Speaking of telling everyone how to do their jobs, what about the car bailouts?

Where’s my stock dividend from GM? Aren’t all of us citizens supposed to get quarterly dividend checks?

Heck I’m surprised Obama doesn’t come out and say that they have factored in profits from the GM turnaround to help pay for healthcare.


34 posted on 08/15/2009 3:32:37 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Secret Agent Man

Speaking of telling everyone how to do their jobs, what about the car bailouts?

Where’s my stock dividend from GM? Aren’t all of us citizens supposed to get quarterly dividend checks?

Heck I’m surprised Obama doesn’t come out and say that they have factored in profits from the GM turnaround to help pay for healthcare.


35 posted on 08/15/2009 3:32:43 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: GeronL

“He just gave an order to his lackeys to knock it off with the news coverage. I think we can expect a marked decline in the coverage.”

Katie Couric didn’t touch the subject last night, instead they did a long piece on the free mobile clinics aiding ALL those Americans who can’t afford insurance.


36 posted on 08/15/2009 3:32:46 PM PDT by AuntB (Tired of D & R globalist power brokers? How 'bout HEARTLAND AMERICA PARTY? It's a state of mind!)
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To: kcvl
IOWs this is just another way 0bama is saying "Shut up you peons!"

FUBO

37 posted on 08/15/2009 3:33:18 PM PDT by TigersEye (0bama: "I can see Mecca from the WH portico." --- Google - Cloward-Piven Strategy)
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To: kcvl

related:

Obama Launches Frontal Attack on Conservative Talk Radio

“The man that Obama appointed to be the ‘content czar’ for talk radio is Mark Loyd. Loyd wrote a book in 2006, published by the University of Illinois Press, entitled, Prologue to a Farce: Communications and Democracy in America, in which he proposes, among other things, that private radio broadcasters be required to pay a sum equal to their total operating costs in order to benefit public radio broadcasting.

Forget for a moment that no business can survive by paying some other entity a sum equal to their total operating expenses. This, of course, would drive private broadcasters out of business. But look at what he is proposing. He wants public broadcasting to be funded totally on the backs of private broadcasters, many of whom operate in the red.

Such idiotic, mutton-headed notions would be laughable were they not dead serious.

And that’s not all.[snip]
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/bloggers/2316908/posts?page=42


38 posted on 08/15/2009 3:34:32 PM PDT by AuntB (Tired of D & R globalist power brokers? How 'bout HEARTLAND AMERICA PARTY? It's a state of mind!)
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To: kcvl

when the camera swings away from him and his Islamic speech cadance, he just can’t stand it!!!!! Look At Me, Listen To Me, Look At Me, Listen To Me!!!

and he has the audacity to openly complain!! I complain because they don’t show enough of the SEIU and ACORNS.


39 posted on 08/15/2009 3:36:44 PM PDT by bareford101 (Be loud! We have nothing – NOTHING - to apologize for in fighting for our Country!!)
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To: Diogenesis
12/02/2008

The Senate Democrats have hired Abigail Vacanti, an anchor producer at CNN's American Morning, as their new press secretary, according to Senate Majority spokesman Terry Whitney. Vacanti replaces Ben Marter, who's headed to Washington, D.C. to become U.S. Rep.-elect Betsy Markey's communications director.

40 posted on 08/15/2009 3:42:47 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: kcvl

Well Obambi, why don’t you appoint a Czar to see about that?


41 posted on 08/15/2009 3:43:56 PM PDT by FrdmLvr
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To: kcvl; All

Obama verifying the old adagio : Once a liar, always a liar

“Nobody is talking about reducing Medicare benefits” - Obama

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K0EAP47SdcY


42 posted on 08/15/2009 3:45:32 PM PDT by Marguerite (When I'm good, I am very, very good. But! When I'm bad, I'm even better)
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To: kcvl
Does the phrase pot calling kettle black (pun VERY intended) apply here?
43 posted on 08/15/2009 3:45:46 PM PDT by RayChuang88 (FairTax: America's economic cure)
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To: Diogenesis

She’s even wearing the same jacket. Good find, Diogenesis.


44 posted on 08/15/2009 3:45:46 PM PDT by FrdmLvr
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To: kcvl
Obama: Too Much Media Emphasis On Health Care Protests

Awwwww. Bammys falling flat on his socialist face while the whole world watches.

[chortle!!]

45 posted on 08/15/2009 3:45:56 PM PDT by MamaTexan ( ~ ~ Obamacare...'cause the Reapers cheaper!!! ~ ~)
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To: kcvl

MSM is not going to report it anyway. I just turned on Fox and there is Obama lying his way through a town hall.


46 posted on 08/15/2009 3:49:30 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: kcvl

Obama: Too Much Media Emphasis On Health Care Protests

The Drama Queen has spoken again!


47 posted on 08/15/2009 3:51:11 PM PDT by greatdefender (If You Want Peace.....Prepare For War)
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To: Diogenesis

Isn’t it illegal to impersonate a doctor?


48 posted on 08/15/2009 3:54:07 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: freekitty
MSM is not going to report it anyway. I just turned on Fox and there is Obama lying his way through a town hall.

Obama doesn't know what the hell he is talking about. He has never run a business! All he has ever done is exactly what he is doing now! Blabbing his damn mouth!

49 posted on 08/15/2009 3:54:42 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: FastCoyote; Secret Agent Man
What the President is using is a saturation technique, which (as Secret Agent Man points out) is right out of the communist playbook. And yes, I said "communist". Where in hell do people think he learned this stuff? Frank Marshall Davis. Bill Ayers. The writings of Saul Alinsky. He learned his trade from communists.

In this case, the technique serves a broader strategy of overwhelming the opposition - and the larger systemic structures targeted for control. Unlike most people who over-expose themselves, eventually causing even their admirers to beg them to give it a rest, Obama will not let you alone, ever.

Do you recall what Michelle Obama said about her husband?:

"“Barack will never allow you to go back to your lives as usual, uninvolved, uninformed...”

Do you have a better sense now about what she really meant by that? It was not merely over-the-top rhetoric about her husband's intention to bring about change. It was an admission of her understanding of the greater project in which he and his Administration are presently engaged, and a foreshadowing of one of the strategies he would use to promote that project.

I believe that the Progressives who now control the White House and a powerful bloc in Congress are true believers who are convinced their moment has come. They never gave up the dream of establishing Communism in the United States, though they will never call it by that name (as is part of their strategy, too).

What we see now unfolding is an attempt to overwhelm everyone and everything with a program of continuous crisis and campaign, a daily assault on the senses, soon to be accompanied by very real efforts at attacking and restricting the liberties of the opposition.

As I write these words, I never believed I would ever say any of these things, but I will not deny the evidence of my senses in the pursuit of moderation or cooperation with those who clearly have no such intention. It's coming, and soon - a direct attack on free speech by muting conservative talk radio and FOX news, on Conservative organizations by way of their tax status, on 2nd Amendment rights.

Barack Obama, the man who is always in your face, will never stop being in our faces until we organize and take back this country, preferably at the ballot box. I think you must know the Progressives have plans for that, too. From little ACORNS grow mighty oaks. It's not too late to stop the nuts.

50 posted on 08/15/2009 3:56:09 PM PDT by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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