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White House nightmare persists
FT.com ^ | January 22 2010 | Edward Luce

Posted on 01/24/2010 4:37:36 AM PST by fuzzybutt

At the end of Barack Obama’s worst week since taking power a year ago, the US president’s fortunes look set only to deteriorate over the coming days. Following the shock defeat of the Democratic candidate in Massachusetts on Tuesday, a move that deprived the president of his 60-seat super-majority in the Senate and left his legislative agenda in tatters, Mr Obama has just four days to reboot the system. The US president had originally delayed next week’s State of the Union address to Congress in the hope he would get his signature healthcare reform bill enacted in time. That prospect, already waning, was killed dead by the voters in Massachusetts. A growing number of Democrats believe the nine-month effort could collapse altogether.

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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: house; ma; ma2010; nightmare; obama; scottbrown; stopobama; white
It is going to be a long hot summer for the Democrats, but nowhere near what they truly deserve.
1 posted on 01/24/2010 4:37:37 AM PST by fuzzybutt
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To: fuzzybutt

Not only shall a bunch of RATS get removed , but we also have a great chance of replacing McCain with a real conservative. The rage against the machine continues!


2 posted on 01/24/2010 4:46:10 AM PST by Nateman (If liberals aren't screaming you're doing it wrong.)
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To: fuzzybutt
White House nightmare persists

the “Nightmare on Pennsyvania Avenue” will persist ‘till the Teleprompter in Chief is REMOVED....either by vote, or impeachment.....

3 posted on 01/24/2010 4:53:29 AM PST by Vaquero (BHO....'The Pretenda from Kenya')
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To: fuzzybutt

Pulse of the people video by Ray Stevens - just emailed to me.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dc_-L4fyLUo


4 posted on 01/24/2010 4:54:04 AM PST by sodpoodle (Despair - Man's surrender. Laughter - God's redemption.)
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To: fuzzybutt

Rahm & Axelrod will be gone after the SOTU.


5 posted on 01/24/2010 4:54:06 AM PST by Reagan69 (The only thing SHOVEL-READY since BO's stimulus has been MICHAEL JACKSON (tammy bruce))
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To: fuzzybutt

Every Democrat seat in Congress should be in play, after their slavish following of Barack Hussein Obama (mmm mmm mmm).


6 posted on 01/24/2010 4:54:13 AM PST by MuttTheHoople (http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/9/9c/TeddyVWad.jpg)
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To: fuzzybutt

The healthcare reform bill collapsed like Haiti.


7 posted on 01/24/2010 4:55:23 AM PST by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
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To: fuzzybutt

At the state of the union Obama will do his typical trick of saying one thing at the start and then invalidating the same statement during the rest of his speech. In other words he’ll claim he got the message and then proceed to act like he hasn’t.


8 posted on 01/24/2010 4:56:16 AM PST by mainepatsfan
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To: fuzzybutt

“That prospect, already waning, was killed dead by the voters in Massachusetts. “

— — —

I never thought I would see those words in print.


9 posted on 01/24/2010 4:57:04 AM PST by HighWheeler
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To: fuzzybutt

bttt


10 posted on 01/24/2010 4:57:22 AM PST by Guenevere (....)
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To: Reagan69

I’ll take that bet. They know too much. That and dems never admit when they are wrong. I think both will stay. Not so sure about Giethner though. Seems like someone has to be sacrificed to satisfy the commoners.


11 posted on 01/24/2010 4:57:44 AM PST by refermech
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To: fuzzybutt
Obama’s main priority is vacations. Any bets on how many times he say “I” in the State of the Union Speech?
12 posted on 01/24/2010 4:59:58 AM PST by red tie
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To: Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
The healthcare reform bill collapsed like Haiti.

I choose NOT to turn my back on this wicked act.... We are dealing with the deranged...self appointed potentates....BEWARE...

13 posted on 01/24/2010 5:05:48 AM PST by cbkaty (I may not always post...but I am always here......)
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To: fuzzybutt
Great build up to SOTU this week: Senator Scott Brown, stock market dumps on 0’s anti bank populism, Supreme Court rolls back campaign financing law(s), more proof of global warming hoax (UN this time), scant (if any) mention of his presidency at Golden Globes/Screen Actors Guild — Tim Robbins supports 10 GOP candidates. Oh, and truckloads of the H1N1 virus go unused (crisis averted!).

Maybe he'll focus on how many strokes he's taken off his golf score -— while al Qaeda-linked terrorist attempted suicide bombing in plane over Detroit.

14 posted on 01/24/2010 5:06:06 AM PST by Mobties
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To: fuzzybutt

And the American nightmare persists.


15 posted on 01/24/2010 5:07:52 AM PST by mulligan
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To: HighWheeler

killed dead by the voters in Massachusetts.

I never thought I would see those words in print.<

Miracle is the word that comes to mind - Divine intervention on behalf of Faithful Freedom loving Americans!


16 posted on 01/24/2010 5:09:52 AM PST by timetostand (Ya say ya wanna revolution -- OK!)
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To: red tie
Zippy’s favorite restaurant must be I-Hop.
17 posted on 01/24/2010 5:10:44 AM PST by JPG (Mr. Gore, we have a warrant for your arrest...put your hands behind your back.)
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To: Nateman
Absolutely,as they say we have only begun to Freep!
18 posted on 01/24/2010 5:13:17 AM PST by rodguy911 ( Sarah 2012!!! Home of the free because of the brave.)
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To: mainepatsfan
We already know what ozero will say in his telepromter event. That people are still mad at GW! It's easy to program since its already there.
19 posted on 01/24/2010 5:15:16 AM PST by rodguy911 ( Sarah 2012!!! Home of the free because of the brave.)
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To: mainepatsfan

>>he’ll claim he got the message and then proceed to act like he hasn’t.

He’ll start the SOTU with his impression of the boss from “Cool Hand Luke” saying “what we have heah....is....failuh...to communicate!”


20 posted on 01/24/2010 5:15:22 AM PST by Bryanw92 (Imagine a day when the politicians have to hold a bake sale to pay for votes!)
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To: mainepatsfan

During a meeting with John Boehner he insisted to the leader that it wasn’t his policies that were failing, it was the republicans who were creating fear.

Look for that to be the theme of his SOTU. It’s all the fault of President Bush for leaving him with ‘this mess’ and the republicans in congress who are fear mongering.


21 posted on 01/24/2010 5:17:04 AM PST by Carley (Are you better off now than one year ago? HELL NO!!!!!)
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To: Mobties

“Tim Robbins supports 10 GOP candidates”

um.......................he what?????


22 posted on 01/24/2010 5:24:13 AM PST by RightOnline
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To: cbkaty

You are correct!!!


23 posted on 01/24/2010 5:28:10 AM PST by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
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To: red tie
Any bets on how many times he say “I” in the State of the Union Speech?

I + me + my = 127

Obama’s main priority is vacations.

Betcha he takes two more befor the SOTU. Unless, of course, he moves the SOTU to a later date.

24 posted on 01/24/2010 5:29:21 AM PST by CPOSharky ("Obama the Timid. " Pass it on.)
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To: fuzzybutt

“My advice would be that he pick up the phone and ask for Bill Clinton’s advice on how to recover from a situation like this.”

Because we all know Bubba only wants what’s best for Barry.
LMBO!


25 posted on 01/24/2010 5:35:46 AM PST by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast (STOP the Tyrananny State.)
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To: fuzzybutt
The national unemployment rate for January, among other stats, will be released on February 5. Last month, it held steady at "only" 10.0% (with some questionable assumptions pertaining to how many were looking for jobs, as opposed to how many had given up looking, in which case they are not counted as unemployed, and no, I don't understand that, either).

If the unemployment percentage starts moving up again, above the psychologically important 10% rate, Ø is in even bigger trouble.

26 posted on 01/24/2010 5:38:59 AM PST by southernnorthcarolina (Now with ConstructionCam! Click on my name and follow the progress.)
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To: CPOSharky
I think the SOTU is Thursday night isn't it?
Fibber Magi is going to have to put his thinking cap on to come up with something to brag about. lol
27 posted on 01/24/2010 5:39:04 AM PST by red tie
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To: Mobties
“Tim Robbins supports 10 GOP candidates”

Huh? I don't think we've actually gone over to an alternate universe yet, have we?

Then again, maybe getting away from Susan Sarandon has lifted the dememtia from his brain?

28 posted on 01/24/2010 5:39:27 AM PST by Sicon ("All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others." - G. Orwell)
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To: CPOSharky

All thru’ the day I me mine, I me mine, I me mine.
All thru’ the night I me mine, I me mine, I me mine.
Now they’re frightened of leaving it
Ev’ryone’s weaving it,
Coming on strong all the time,
All thru’ the day I me mine.

I-I-me-me mine,
I-I-me-me mine,
I-I-me-me mine,
I-I-me-me mine.

All I can hear I me mine, I me mine, I me mine.
Even those tears I me mine, I me mine, I me mine.
No-one’s frightened of playing it
Ev’ryone’s saying it,
Flowing more freely than wine,
All thru’ Your life, I me mine.

I-I-me-me mine,
I-I-me-me mine,
I-I-me-me mine,
I-I-me-me mine.

All I can hear I me mine, I me mine, I me mine.
Even those tears I me mine, I me mine, I me mine.
No-one’s frightened of playing it
Ev’ryone’s saying it,
Flowing more freely than wine,
All thru’ your life I me mine.


29 posted on 01/24/2010 5:39:48 AM PST by cbkaty (I may not always post...but I am always here......)
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To: fuzzybutt
At the end of Barack Obama’s worst week since taking power a year ago, the US president’s fortunes look set only to deteriorate over the coming days.

It's interesting that the basic journalistic framework for covering this administration is "Obama vs. the United States." Things go well for the citizens, and it's "Obama's worst week."

Well, may each week be more worst than the one before, for Zero and his cringing minions in the media.

30 posted on 01/24/2010 5:42:17 AM PST by Tax-chick (I haven't tried it, myself, but I'm told it's a delicacy in Japan.)
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To: fuzzybutt

White House nightmare persists ...

Yes, indeed, it certainly does ...


31 posted on 01/24/2010 5:44:31 AM PST by DontTreadOnMe2009 (So stop treading on me already!)
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To: fuzzybutt
Here's hoping it will get worse and worse


32 posted on 01/24/2010 5:46:21 AM PST by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 . Tax the poor. Taxes will give them a stake in society)
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To: timetostand
Divine intervention on behalf of Faithful Freedom loving Americans!

Amazing things happen when people stop forsaking God.

33 posted on 01/24/2010 5:49:50 AM PST by pnh102 (Regarding liberalism, always attribute to malice what you think can be explained by stupidity. - Me)
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To: fuzzybutt

Some wild predictions:

* Tim Robbins verbally is quoted as saying he supports some Republican candidate
* Angelina Jolie does something similar, which is likely why there’s trouble in the Bragdelina land
* Jolie also gets reunited with her dad
* Kenyan dictator Obama says in the SOTU address, “I” 79 times
* Kenyan dictator Obama says in the SOTU address, “the previous 8 years or previous administration” 25 times

Any other predictions anyone? This kind of stuff is fun.


34 posted on 01/24/2010 5:54:52 AM PST by CincyRichieRich (Keep your head up and keep moving forward!)
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To: CincyRichieRich

Angelina is left of center but not as liberal as most of Hollywood.


35 posted on 01/24/2010 5:55:53 AM PST by rexgrossmansonlyfan (Brennan and Booth IT happens 2/18/2010 (delayed due to FOX))
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To: red tie
I think the SOTU is Thursday night isn't it?

Wednesday, I think - no matter - I won't be watching it (too disgusting for me).

36 posted on 01/24/2010 5:56:20 AM PST by nomodem
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To: fuzzybutt

It’s too late for these butt wipes to change their tune and move center right if that’s what they’re thinking. Simply running an ad reminding the public of his/her enthusiastic backing of the fraud in chief will destroy them.


37 posted on 01/24/2010 5:56:31 AM PST by albie
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To: fuzzybutt

I have compared Obama to Chance the Gardner, in the movie Being There.
People should really watch that movie; the comparison seems even stronger as time goes on.


38 posted on 01/24/2010 5:57:34 AM PST by HereInTheHeartland (The End of an Error - 01/20/2013)
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To: Mobties

Some dilletante braindead actress I forgot who wished Michelle a Happy Birthday at one of the award pre shows.


39 posted on 01/24/2010 5:57:36 AM PST by rexgrossmansonlyfan (Brennan and Booth IT happens 2/18/2010 (delayed due to FOX))
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To: Reagan69

“Rahm & Axelrod will be gone after the SOTU.”

You jest of course. Why do you think Rahm and Axelrod were hired to go w/Obama to the White House? I’ll tell you. First, they are his working brain. He is the frontman propagandist, they do all the dirty work behind the scenes. All he has to do is talk, they do the work.

Second, Obama, Emmanuel, and Axelrod all think exactly alike. They are all leftist, marxists, w/tinges of fascism. Puny minds thinking alike, but dangerous minds, nevertheless. They all have the same ideology, were weaned on Saul Alinsky (as was Hillary who wrote her thesis on Alinsky), and have the same intent of changing our country to something unrecognizable, a marxist, socialist State.

Third, Rahm Emmanuel and David Axelrod know all of Obama’s secrets. They know all the dirt. Obama could no more get rid of them than he could his wife (who also knows all the secrets). They are all joined at the hip, no escape from each other, forever linked. The only way Rahm and David would ever leave their positions is if they themselves want out, but they could never be pushed out, as they would turn on Obama in a heartbeat. Both are cold, calculating, political revolutionists who would toss Obama over if he ever screwed with them. Obama would do the same if he knew he could get away with it. Michele would probably be the first to go.

So, believe me, the only way Rahm or David will ever leave the White House is when they want to themselves, never forced out. The three of them, Obama, Emmanuel, and Axelrod, are the new Axis of Evil.


40 posted on 01/24/2010 5:57:44 AM PST by flaglady47 (The truth shall set you free.)
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To: CincyRichieRich

“Any other predictions anyone? This kind of stuff is fun”.

...BO will switch to unfiltered cigs and increase to 4 packs a day.


41 posted on 01/24/2010 5:59:08 AM PST by albie
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To: nomodem
Yeah you are right, I caught it in another post. I hope the Republicans show a little gusto this time around during the lesson in bloviating.
42 posted on 01/24/2010 6:04:31 AM PST by red tie
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To: southernnorthcarolina

****If the unemployment percentage starts moving up again, above the psychologically important 10% rate, Ø is in even bigger trouble.*****

How many Federal employees have lost their jobs in this recession?


43 posted on 01/24/2010 6:11:06 AM PST by sodpoodle (Despair - Man's surrender. Laughter - God's redemption.)
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To: red tie

Parties run a close second...


44 posted on 01/24/2010 6:43:51 AM PST by Blackhawk45
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To: Sicon

Tim Robbins supports 10 GOP candidates

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2435893/posts


45 posted on 01/24/2010 8:38:34 AM PST by Mobties
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To: flaglady47

WELL SAID FLAGLADY....EVERY WORD IS SO TRUE!
AHHH THOSE CHICAGO POLITICAL HACKS, SO VAIN AND SO DANGEROUS. THERE WOULD BE A SHOOTOUT AT THE WHITE/BLACK HOUSE IF OBAMBI EVER TRIED TO RID HIMSELF OF THOSE CREEPS OF WHICH HE IS ONE WITH HIS WIFE SHELLY.


46 posted on 01/25/2010 4:08:59 PM PST by oswegodeee ((Obama 08'-Pres. of the US--Obama 2012 President of the World) (This is what he wants).)
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