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Obama to Release Taped Statement About Christmas Terror Attack Later Today (Live Thread)
Monday, December 28, 2009 | Kristinn

Posted on 12/28/2009 8:57:30 AM PST by kristinn

Four days late, Barack Obama will interrupt his Hawaii vacation and finally speak to the nation today about the Christmas Day terror attack on America. However, he will be hiding from the American people and a media that might (might) ask uncomfortable questions by releasing a taped statement rather than making a live address.

Reports are that he will tape his remarks at the nearby Marine base he has been using for his gym workouts, golfing and beach outings. Obama is staying at a $8.9 million estate that rents for an estimated $4000 per night.

The White House Web site still has not posted any statement by Obama or anyone from his administration about the attack. Late last night the administration updated WhiteHouse.gov for the first time since Christmas Eve with a statement by Obama on the passing of Percy Sutton and one by the National Security Council on the protests in Iran. But still no word on the attempted massacre of 289 innocents on Northwest Airlines flight 253.

The Obama media is parroting the Obama spin that his above-it-all response to the attack is smart strategy, yet it is actually giving the American people the idea that Obama doesn't care enough about the country to take five minutes in four days of fun in the sun to do his job.

Releasing a taped statement will only add to the appearance of distance between Obama and the American people.


TOPICS: Breaking News; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; US: Hawaii; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: 3amphonecall; bho44; bhochristmas; bhogwot; bhopress; commanderinchief; coward; cutandrun; duckandcover; emperornoclothes; emptysuit; flight253; hopeandchange; isolatedincident; obama; theobamashow
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1 posted on 12/28/2009 8:57:35 AM PST by kristinn
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To: kristinn

Obama dithers while Detroit burns.


2 posted on 12/28/2009 8:58:52 AM PST by nwrep
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To: kristinn

Obama dithers while Detroit burns.


3 posted on 12/28/2009 8:59:01 AM PST by nwrep
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To: kristinn

Obama dithers while Detroit burns.


4 posted on 12/28/2009 8:59:07 AM PST by nwrep
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To: nwrep

Sorry :-)


5 posted on 12/28/2009 9:00:03 AM PST by nwrep
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To: nwrep

Yes, yes, yes.


6 posted on 12/28/2009 9:00:35 AM PST by Genoa (Luke 12:2)
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To: kristinn

I can't wait to see the huge New York Times editorial shrieking "WHERE IS OBAMA!".

7 posted on 12/28/2009 9:00:52 AM PST by Bon mots
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To: kristinn

A taped message?

I guess he doesn’t have a teleprompter handy.


8 posted on 12/28/2009 9:01:17 AM PST by fatnotlazy
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To: maggief; tobyhill; kristinn

Reserving our places ping.


9 posted on 12/28/2009 9:01:30 AM PST by onyx
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To: kristinn

“attempted massacre of 289 innocents on Northwest Airlines flight 253”

And of course we won’t forget that he waited until landing had begun, so that the plane would smash into the good people of Detroit, to kill many hundreds more.

I don’t give a damn what Obama does. The last real president we had should have said something, in a low-key way, just like he went to Ft Hood, while “the zero” was still giving a shout out to his buddies.


10 posted on 12/28/2009 9:02:23 AM PST by chuck_the_tv_out ( <<< click my name: now featuring Freeper classifieds)
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To: kristinn

The narcissistic megalomaniac deigns to comment.

FUBO!


11 posted on 12/28/2009 9:02:34 AM PST by HerrBlucher (Jail Al Gore and the Climate Frauds!)
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To: kristinn

"I think most of you know that the President has been on something of a strange journey, today.... ABC’s Ann Compton was with him all day and told, talked all day about the struggle between the security and the political apparatus whether the President would get back to Washington. Well, the President is back in Washington now and there has been no time in his presidency, and there may never be a time like this again, when it has been so important what he says to the country because I think we all know at moments like this the country looks to the President of the United States for understanding, for, for knitting the country together. And some Presidents do it brilliantly and some do not." - Canadian citizen Peter Jennings on 9/11/2001.

12 posted on 12/28/2009 9:02:45 AM PST by a fool in paradise (Question authority!Who is the University of East Anglia to drive the 'Global Climate Change' agenda?)
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To: Bon mots

Hey! It’s Tiger Woods! Get in the hole Tiger!


13 posted on 12/28/2009 9:02:53 AM PST by WakeUpAndVote
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To: kristinn

Will he give a shout out and a high five to the bomber?


14 posted on 12/28/2009 9:03:07 AM PST by bgill (The framers of the US Constitution established an entire federal government in 18 pages.)
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To: nwrep

BHO is a fool!


15 posted on 12/28/2009 9:03:20 AM PST by JFC
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To: kristinn
He just has to make sure it's done from a military installation....
or,for an even BETTER photo op,how's about the Pearl Harbor Memorial?
Watta piece of horse dung.
16 posted on 12/28/2009 9:03:26 AM PST by gimme1ibertee ("In a time of universal deceit,telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act"-George Orwell)
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To: nwrep

You can say that again.


17 posted on 12/28/2009 9:03:32 AM PST by granite ("We dare not tempt them with weakness" - JFK)
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To: fatnotlazy

Well,he knows its how Osama gets his messages out.


18 posted on 12/28/2009 9:03:36 AM PST by wiggen (Never in the history of our great country have the people had less representation than they do today)
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To: kristinn

Carried live on Al Jazeera.


19 posted on 12/28/2009 9:03:41 AM PST by 1curiousmind (Is that a detonator in your pants?)
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To: WakeUpAndVote

Trying to find any possible way to blame Bush.


20 posted on 12/28/2009 9:03:54 AM PST by Gillmeister
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To: kristinn

Using a tape is to try and remove any immediacy, any urgency from the statement.

He is clearly trying to divert attention away from the jihad.


21 posted on 12/28/2009 9:03:57 AM PST by chuck_the_tv_out ( <<< click my name: now featuring Freeper classifieds)
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To: kristinn

Taped statement about the attempteed attack but, always time for a little light-hearted fun with a radio call-in show...

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2416318/posts

This juxtaposition of priorities needs more exposure.


22 posted on 12/28/2009 9:04:14 AM PST by Cletus.D.Yokel (FreepMail me if you want on the Bourbon ping list!)
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To: kristinn

Blah, blah, blah, me, me, me, I, I, I..................


23 posted on 12/28/2009 9:04:21 AM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (I don't have a 'Cousin Pookie'.)
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To: nwrep

From teleprompter to tape to...what’s next in the progression?


24 posted on 12/28/2009 9:04:46 AM PST by Dansong
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To: HerrBlucher

Wouldn’t want to rush to judgement here...

Don’t want to call the suspect a terrorist until after the criminal trial...

The waves were really breaking...

Too much pu pu platter...

Besides, Robert Gibbs already slipped up by talking about the War On Terror again after the Obama Administration had buried that phrase.


25 posted on 12/28/2009 9:04:46 AM PST by a fool in paradise (Question authority!Who is the University of East Anglia to drive the 'Global Climate Change' agenda?)
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To: kristinn

yet it is actually giving the American people the idea that Obama doesn’t care enough about the country to take five minutes in four days of fun in the sun to do his job.


Obama was given an opportunity to look Presidential by getting mad at his State Dept for shoving the Father’s info in a file drawer. Obama could have said -— “I will not stand for this type of incompetence”.

Instead he does nothing.

The American Public is beyond thinking Obama does not care, no the American Public is getting fearful that Obama will let a major disaster happen.


26 posted on 12/28/2009 9:05:59 AM PST by Presbyterian Reporter
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To: kristinn

A taped statement! What a pussy!


27 posted on 12/28/2009 9:06:09 AM PST by Palladin (Holder and Obama are terrorists.)
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To: kristinn

The GOP has to vet on this and demand profiling of all muzzies immediately.

Screw the Marxist in the White House and his bull dyke
at DHS

Rather than let this son of a whore use this incident as an excuse to cavity search Nuns, let’s get these red SOB’s on record on profiling using EL AL methodology


28 posted on 12/28/2009 9:06:09 AM PST by Rome2000 (OBAMA IS A COMMUNIST CRYPTO-MUSLIM)
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To: kristinn

Hey....Bammy has hoops to play!! Besides, He “won” didn’t he?


29 posted on 12/28/2009 9:06:13 AM PST by NMEwithin
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To: Dansong
From teleprompter to tape to...what’s next in the progression?

Hall of Presidents statue at Dizzyland.


30 posted on 12/28/2009 9:06:19 AM PST by a fool in paradise (Question authority!Who is the University of East Anglia to drive the 'Global Climate Change' agenda?)
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To: kristinn

I wonder if he’ll reserve the right to revise and extend his remarks given the new information coming out that puts the fault squarely on his administration.


31 posted on 12/28/2009 9:06:41 AM PST by onyx
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To: Dansong

Next? ... Computer generated image with sound added.


32 posted on 12/28/2009 9:06:44 AM PST by MHGinTN (Obots, believing they cannot be deceived, it is impossible to convince them when they are deceived.)
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To: chuck_the_tv_out
so that the plane would smash into the good people of Detroit, to kill many hundreds more.

That flight's approaching glide-path goes right over my daughter's house (depending on the runway assigned).

Funny too is that the entire area of the approaches at DTW is heavily populated with arabs (Dearbornistan Heights).

33 posted on 12/28/2009 9:06:48 AM PST by Cletus.D.Yokel (FreepMail me if you want on the Bourbon ping list!)
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To: chuck_the_tv_out

You mean he’s trying to divert attention away from HIS jihad, right? I mean, you know, just checkin. ;O)


34 posted on 12/28/2009 9:07:11 AM PST by Grumpybutt
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To: fatnotlazy

He won’t go on tv because there is no Christmas show he can interrupt.


35 posted on 12/28/2009 9:07:27 AM PST by freebird5850 (O-Bomba is not the Messiah. Jesus was a carpenter and could build a cabinet!)
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To: kristinn
“...Reports are that he will tape his remarks at the nearby Marine base he has been using for his gym workouts, golfing and beach outings.”

“Using” being the key word here.

“Obama Tells Troops: “You guys make a pretty good photo op”
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2389844/posts

36 posted on 12/28/2009 9:07:35 AM PST by 444Flyer (Save the SEALs!(Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew McCabe, Petty Officer Jonathan Keefe/ Julio Heurtas))
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To: Presbyterian Reporter

Recall too that he gave a “shout out” to someone at an event before making his remarks on the Fort Hood shooting.

He really does not understand the office he assumed.


37 posted on 12/28/2009 9:08:11 AM PST by a fool in paradise (Question authority!Who is the University of East Anglia to drive the 'Global Climate Change' agenda?)
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To: kristinn
Ooooooh, he's going to talk about it...that'll fix 'em. Oops!--sorry, I forgot we're talking about 0, he'll want to fix us because after all, we must have done something to upset the poor wealthy oppressed privileged muzzie.
38 posted on 12/28/2009 9:08:16 AM PST by Trod Upon (Obama: Making the Carter malaise look good. Misery Index in 3...2...1)
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To: nwrep

An opportunity for another backyard beer fest with Umar the Bomber sitting down with Jasper, the brave Dutch guy who took him down.

Jasper acted “stupidly”, you know!


39 posted on 12/28/2009 9:08:40 AM PST by Palladin (Holder and Obama are terrorists.)
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To: kristinn

he really must believe that the President takes real vacations...


40 posted on 12/28/2009 9:08:47 AM PST by RobFromGa (The FairTax is to tax policy as Global Warming is to science.)
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To: onyx
It's a guarantee he will blame the previous administration for giving him such bad screening policies.........

*Looking forward to Cheney beat down rebuttle*

:-)

41 posted on 12/28/2009 9:09:01 AM PST by Lakeshark (Thank a member of the US armed forces for their sacrifice)
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To: freebird5850

Osama Bin Laden delivers his messages by tape recording too. See the similarity?


42 posted on 12/28/2009 9:10:10 AM PST by freebird5850 (O-Bomba is not the Messiah. Jesus was a carpenter and could build a cabinet!)
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To: chuck_the_tv_out

Maybe Mohammed Obamma could go back to Egypt and give his “I am a muslim, and we can all get along” speech again.

He could get another peace prize too.


43 posted on 12/28/2009 9:10:26 AM PST by PA-RIVER
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UPDATE: The AFP pool reporter, Stephen Collinson, says Obama will speak before reporters. He also reports that will happen at 10 a.m. Hawaii Standard Time, 3 p.m. EST.

Fox News's Steve Centanni reported that Obama would tape his remarks.

So we'll see how it plays out.

45 posted on 12/28/2009 9:11:42 AM PST by kristinn (A conspiracy of silence speaks louder than words.)
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To: freebird5850
Osama Bin Laden and Mohammed Obamma, separated at birth.
46 posted on 12/28/2009 9:11:48 AM PST by PA-RIVER
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To: onyx

This oughta be good..


47 posted on 12/28/2009 9:12:12 AM PST by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: kristinn

Four days late and 3 trillion dollars short. Surprise, surprise.


48 posted on 12/28/2009 9:12:32 AM PST by originalbuckeye
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To: chuck_the_tv_out

AMEN


49 posted on 12/28/2009 9:12:44 AM PST by Grumpybutt
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To: freebird5850

Osama Bin Laden delivers his messages by tape recording too. See the similarity?


Good point!!!!

And another point that makes Obama a doofus.

His poll numbers are already in the tank and now the political pundits can make fun of the “dueling videos” coming from OBL vs BHO.


50 posted on 12/28/2009 9:13:20 AM PST by Presbyterian Reporter
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