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Caption: President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden meet with BP executives
Reuters ^ | June 16, 2010

Posted on 06/16/2010 9:59:30 AM PDT by maggief

U.S. President Barack Obama (2nd R) and Vice President Joe Biden (3rd R) meet with BP executives in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, in this handout photo taken and released June 16, 2010. BP has reached a preliminary agreement to put $20 billion into an escrow account to pay damage claims from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, a source with knowledge of the process said on Wednesday. Pictured (L-R): BP CEO Tony Hayward, BP Chairman Carl-Henric Svanberg, BP General Counsel Rupert Bondy, BP Managing Director Robert Dudley, Senior Obama Advisor Valerie Jarrett, Labor Secretary Hilda Solis, Attorney General Eric Holder, Biden, Obama and Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bpwhitehousemeeting; captionthis; cultureofcorruption; gorelick; jamiegorelick
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1 posted on 06/16/2010 9:59:30 AM PDT by maggief
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To: maggief

“I own you”


2 posted on 06/16/2010 10:01:07 AM PDT by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2013)
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To: maggief

They are singing “There’s a hole in the bottom of the sea,
There’s a hole in the bottom of the sea,
There’s a hole, there’s a hole,
There’s a hole in the bottom of the sea.”


3 posted on 06/16/2010 10:01:19 AM PDT by MNDude
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To: maggief

Stalin and Mussolini wannabees?


4 posted on 06/16/2010 10:01:28 AM PDT by ExTexasRedhead (Take back our country on November 2, 2010.)
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To: maggief
Gorelick

BP CEO Tony Hayward (3rd L) and BP America Inc President and Chairman Lamar McKay (R) and Chairman Lamar McKay and Chairman Carl-Henric Svanbergarrive walk up a side entrance to the White House before their meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama in Washington, June 16, 2010.

5 posted on 06/16/2010 10:01:48 AM PDT by maggief
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To: maggief

Strange. No eye contact from O’s side of the table.


6 posted on 06/16/2010 10:03:04 AM PDT by Fu-fu2
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To: maggief

Note that the caption only identifies those PICTURED. Not pictured include Jamie Gorelick. THAT Jamie Gorelick behind the “wall” that led to the 911 attacks and inside during the banking collapse at Fannie.

THEY’RE HERE (WTH??? Jamie Gorelick at the White House/BP meeting!!!)
politico ^ | 6/16/2010
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2535774/posts


7 posted on 06/16/2010 10:03:10 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Throw the bums out in 2010.)
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To: maggief
Poisonous, self-dealing bitch.
8 posted on 06/16/2010 10:03:19 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Impeachment !)
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To: a fool in paradise

See also post #5.


9 posted on 06/16/2010 10:03:58 AM PDT by maggief
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To: maggief


Obozo: "Anyone up for some snow cones?"


10 posted on 06/16/2010 10:04:01 AM PDT by reagan_fanatic (Never trust anyone who points their rear end at God while praying.)
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To: maggief
What? No engineers?

(Apollo 13)

11 posted on 06/16/2010 10:04:16 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Throw the bums out in 2010.)
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To: reagan_fanatic

He doesn’t even sit at the HEAD of the table.


12 posted on 06/16/2010 10:04:40 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Throw the bums out in 2010.)
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To: maggief

Teddy Roosevelt surveying the assembled....


13 posted on 06/16/2010 10:04:53 AM PDT by stainlessbanner
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To: reagan_fanatic

Why does this remind me of this.


14 posted on 06/16/2010 10:04:54 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: maggief

Did Biden fall asleep??


15 posted on 06/16/2010 10:05:19 AM PDT by prairiebreeze (We don't have a leader in the Oval Office, we have a reader in the Oval Office.)
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To: maggief

If all these people were in a boat, and the boat sank, who would be saved?


16 posted on 06/16/2010 10:06:12 AM PDT by omega4412
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To: a fool in paradise
A lot of unnamed (*cough* Gorelick *cough*) lawyers.

BP CEO Tony Hayward (front C), BP America Inc President and Chairman Lamar McKay (2nd R) and Chairman Carl-Henric Svanberg (back 2nd L) arrive at a side entrance to the White House before their meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama in Washington, June 16, 2010.

17 posted on 06/16/2010 10:06:21 AM PDT by maggief
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To: reagan_fanatic

Fascinating...six attorneys have the knowledge to tell the oil people how to fix the oil spill.


18 posted on 06/16/2010 10:06:47 AM PDT by PennsylvaniaMom ((((((((((((((((((((PALIN/BACHMANN 2012))))))))))))))))))))
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To: omega4412

America


19 posted on 06/16/2010 10:06:48 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Throw the bums out in 2010.)
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To: omega4412

THE UNITED STATES!!!


20 posted on 06/16/2010 10:07:24 AM PDT by PennsylvaniaMom ((((((((((((((((((((PALIN/BACHMANN 2012))))))))))))))))))))
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To: maggief

Saw a Politico name match that says she was in the running for Attorney General. Just what makes her such an “expert” on all things including banking and national security and laws?


21 posted on 06/16/2010 10:08:10 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Throw the bums out in 2010.)
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To: maggief

If Obozo was a leader he would have had these BP officials and every expert from all companies in the field in a meeting a week after the spill started.


22 posted on 06/16/2010 10:08:20 AM PDT by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: maggief

O: Get out there and plug the damn leak or I’ll kick your asses every day (Guess I told them who’s the man..)


23 posted on 06/16/2010 10:08:23 AM PDT by silverleaf (Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.)
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To: maggief

Dear God, look what climbed up out of that leaking hole... Jamie Gorelick


24 posted on 06/16/2010 10:09:19 AM PDT by silverleaf (Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks; taildragger; Liz; penelopesire; STARWISE; onyx; hoosiermama; mojitojoe

See post #5. Reuters opts not to identify BP council, Jamie Gorelick.


http://www.glennbeck.com/content/articles/article/198/40154/

Assembling the Team

During 2000 and 2001, the Joyce Foundation, a progressive trust with assets near $1 billion, known for funding groups like Center for American Progress and Tides Foundation, provided grants to CCX totaling $1.1 million. State Senator Obama served on the foundation’s board of directors during that time and was instrumental in awarding the grants.

Shortly after the first grant was approved, the president of The Joyce Foundation, Paula DiPerna, left to join the executive team of CCX. Other notables with familiar names soon followed.

• Former Vice-President Al Gore became part-owner of CCX when his company, Generation Investment Management, made a sizeable investment. Gore brought with him his senior partner at GIM, David Blood, former CEO of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, along with a company chalk full of former Goldman Sachs’ executives

• Goldman Sachs itself soon joined the team buying a ten percent interest in CCX

• Maurice Strong, once linked to Tongsun Park, the central figure in the United Nation’s oil-for-food scandal in 2005 and one of the architects of the Kyoto Protocol, joined the CCX board of directors

• Carlton Bartels was one of the first, and perhaps most important, additions to the CCX roster. As CEO of a company called CO2e, Bartels developed and delivered the actual guts of the exchange — a system for facilitating and managing the actual carbon trades

Strange Bedfellows

Just three weeks after filing for a patent for his carbon trade system, Bartels was killed during the attacks of 9/11. Bartels’ death opened the door for a new partner to join CCX, easily the oddest fit of them all: Fannie Mae. In a move still unexplained, the quasi-governmental mortgage agency, led by CEO Franklin Raines, purchased the rights to the system from Bartel’s widow. A patent on the invention was granted to Raines and Fannie Mae on November 7, 2006, ironically, the day after the Democrats regained control of Congress. According to Barbara Hollingsworth of the Washington Examiner, the patent covers both the “cap” and “trade” parts of Obama’s top domestic energy initiative and gives Fannie Mae proprietary control over the automated trading system used by Sandor’s CCX.

When asked about the patent recently Fannie Mae communications director Amy Bonitatibus told the Washington Examiner, “Fannie Mae earns no money on this patent. We can’t conjecture as to the cap-and-trade legislation.” A source close to Fannie Mae, however, says a plan is in place to funnel future earnings from the patent to a non-profit housing organization called Enterprise Community Partners. Ironically, Raines, who left Fannie Mae in 2004 amidst allegations that he inflated earnings reports in order to collect higher bonuses ($52 million in bonuses over 5-years; $90 million in total compensation), serves on the board of trustees at Enterprise. In a continuation of theme, Goldman Sachs also has a representative on the board in the person of Alicia Glen.

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“Just three weeks after filing for a patent for his carbon trade system, Bartels was killed during the attacks of 9/11.”

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2046736/posts

“Guess who’s been involved intimately with Fannie Mae? Does the name Jamie Gorelick ring a bell?

This woman is everywhere, and

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Jamie Gorelick got a 26 million payout when she left the place.
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http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2053986/posts

Jamie Gorelick’s Cloudy Memory (mega clintonista wall gag alert)
American Thinker ^ | 7-29-08 | Ed Lasky

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http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1460263/posts

Fitting the Pieces Together—Able Danger, Jamie Gorelick & 9/11
The Strata-Sphere ^ | August 9, 2005 | Bronc1


25 posted on 06/16/2010 10:09:42 AM PDT by maggief
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To: maggief

Gorelick looks like hell...LOL!


26 posted on 06/16/2010 10:10:37 AM PDT by penelopesire ("Did you plug the hole yet daddy?")
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To: a fool in paradise

She seems to be the “clean up” er, cover goto person.


27 posted on 06/16/2010 10:10:52 AM PDT by maggief
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To: penelopesire

What is the difference between a pink “A” and a blue “A?” (There’s a joke in there somewhere. LOL)

Security clearance?


28 posted on 06/16/2010 10:12:56 AM PDT by maggief
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To: maggief

"... so I carefully examined the environment, as close as any man can, but suddenly someone called out and I missed the putt. You ever have that feeling... you know, that you could get the job done if it weren't for some damned yahoo butting in?"

29 posted on 06/16/2010 10:13:55 AM PDT by theDentist (fybo; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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To: maggief

Captions:

1.”Mr. President—don’t you have laws here against cruel and unusual punishment? Why are you making us meet with BOTH you and Joe Biden?”

2.”No, Joe,for the last time, you can’t fix this with a Super Soaker!”

3. Valerie Jarrett is thinking “I’m so important. I’m so important”

4. Zero:”Gentlemen, BP is acting stupidly.”

5. Tony Hayward thinking: “I oughta kick YOUR @ss!”

6. Other BP execs: “Wish I had sold my stock before Deep Horizon like Hayward did!”

7. Zero: “When is someone going to bring me my Slushie?”


30 posted on 06/16/2010 10:14:15 AM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemy of freedom. Sarah Palin is our Esther.)
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To: maggief
"Labor Secretary Hilda Solis"

Uh oh. Here comes the Union cram-down.

31 posted on 06/16/2010 10:14:15 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie (0bummer calls opponents "Teabaggers". So we can call Kagan "Carpet Muncher." Right?)
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To: Fu-fu2

“Strange. No eye contact from O’s side of the table”.

...good observation. The Marxists on the kenyans side already know what’s in store for this company and it ain’t pretty.


32 posted on 06/16/2010 10:14:26 AM PDT by albie
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To: maggief
Senior Obama Advisor Valerie Jarrett, Labor Secretary Hilda Solis

Huh??

33 posted on 06/16/2010 10:15:27 AM PDT by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: maggief

I’m gonna make him an offer he won’t refuse. Okay?


34 posted on 06/16/2010 10:15:35 AM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: maggief

FACE TO FACE: President Obama and Vice President Biden are set to meet Wednesday morning with BP executives, including Chairman Carl-Henric Svanberg and CEO Tony Hayward. Obama's schedule has him sitting down with the executives for just 20 minutes, from 10:15 a.m. to 10:35 a.m., when he'll attend his daily intelligence briefing.

Barry.... 20 minutes ro Judge Wopner!

35 posted on 06/16/2010 10:17:06 AM PDT by COUNTrecount (Barry...above his poi grade.)
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To: maggief
The painting of Theodore Roosevelt in the background is a nice contract between self reliance/competence vs. dependence/incompetence.


36 posted on 06/16/2010 10:17:29 AM PDT by Rebelbase (Political correctness in America today is a Rip Van Winkle acid trip.)
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To: maggief
"See that painting up there? You BP guys better believe I also talk softly.......but I'm carrying a big stick. You WILL put billions into an escrow account that my administration and Acorn thugs can raid. I'm taking no prisoners. Now hand me your wallets.

CHARGE!!!!"

Leni

37 posted on 06/16/2010 10:17:51 AM PDT by MinuteGal
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To: a fool in paradise

Senior Obama Advisor Valerie Jarrett (far Left Chicago Machine member, slumlord)

Labor Secretary Hilda Solis (tax cheat, far-Left open borders advocate, La Raza, LULAC and Labor Union patsy)

Attorney General Eric Holdern (friend of FARC, Marc Rich, defender of Muslim terrorists, hater of AZ, blocker of Black Panther investigation)

Biden (Catskill Joe, the bumbling foot-in-mouth jackass)

Obama (Kenyan Marxist Muslim Messiah)

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano (incompetent, far-Left moron, Janet Reno incarnate)

Jamie Gorelick (Fannie Mae destroyer, put up wall between CIA and FBI which led to 9-11 confusion, career failure)

This is our best?

We need to get these people OUT of OFFICE.

WTF are these walking morons doing to my country?


38 posted on 06/16/2010 10:19:17 AM PDT by wac3rd (Gulf oil spews...Obama sues.)
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To: Rebelbase
I wonder who he gave Harry S Truman's plaque to:


39 posted on 06/16/2010 10:20:59 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Throw the bums out in 2010.)
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To: maggief

"As usual, Jamie Gorelick will handle the destruction of all evidence"

40 posted on 06/16/2010 10:21:29 AM PDT by Diogenesis (Article IV - Section 4 - The United States shall protect each of them against Invasion)
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To: Uncle Miltie
"Labor Secretary Hilda Solis"

Uh oh. Here comes the Union cram-down.

BINGO!!!

41 posted on 06/16/2010 10:21:32 AM PDT by maggief
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To: Diogenesis

Thanks.

Bookmark


42 posted on 06/16/2010 10:22:16 AM PDT by maggief
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To: maggief

Obama: Anyone know who's running this meeting?

43 posted on 06/16/2010 10:22:53 AM PDT by Retired Greyhound
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To: maggief

An oldie but a goodie:

October 20, 2008
Biden predicts early crisis will test Obama

From CNN Political Producer Alexander Marquardt

Biden predicts Obama will have to make some unpopular decisions in his first six months in office.
SEATTLE (CNN) - Joe Biden told Democratic fundraisers Sunday night that there is no doubt in his mind a crisis will occur during Barack Obama’s first six months in office that will test his mettle and force him to make unpopular decisions.

“Mark my words. It will not be six months before the world tests Barack Obama like they did John Kennedy,” said Biden to a roomful of donors. “The world is looking. We’re about to elect a brilliant 47-year-old senator president of the United States of America.”

“Remember I said it standing here, if you don’t remember anything else I said,” Biden continued. “Watch, we’re going to have an international crisis, a generated crisis, to test the mettle of this guy.

“I promise you it will occur. As a student of history and having served with seven presidents, I guarantee you it’s going happen. I can give you at least four or five scenarios from where it might originate.”

The Delaware senator spoke at two Seattle fundraises Sunday night, expected to bring in $1 million for the campaign. Biden told the supporters that when Obama will need them to stand with the administration on the difficult calls - not financially, but by using their influence within their communities to convince others that the right decisions are being made.

“I promise you, you all are going to be sitting here a year from now going, ‘Oh my God, why are they there in the polls, why is the polling so down, why is this thing so tough?’ We’re going have to make some incredibly tough decisions in the first two years,” said Biden. “I’m asking you now, be prepared to stick with us. Remember the faith you had at this point because you’re going to have to reinforce us.”

Telling the crowd to “gird their loins” for a bumpy beginning to the next presidential term, Biden said it wouldn’t be initially apparent that the correct decisions are being made because “they’re not likely to be as popular as they are sound. Because if they’re popular, they’re probably not sound.”

Fundraisers are generally closed to the media’s cameras, though print journalists are usually allowed in. Biden appeared to forget Sunday night’s fundraiser wasn’t closed to reporters, saying, “I probably shouldn’t have said all this because it dawned on me that the press is here.” Moments later, he ended his remarks.


44 posted on 06/16/2010 10:23:22 AM PDT by ShandaLear (The price of Obamacare? 30 pieces of silver.)
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To: maggief
BP has reached a preliminary agreement to put $20 billion into an escrow account to pay damage claims from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, a source with knowledge of the process said on Wednesday.

Then they are cutting a deal. No way do they do this without some sort of guarantee on the final price.

45 posted on 06/16/2010 10:23:36 AM PDT by TankerKC (This is the internet, not a court of law.)
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To: exit82; Liz

6. Other BP execs: “Wish I had sold my stock before Deep Horizon like Hayward did!”

And Goldman Sachs, and State of NJ (Corzine?)

“Goldman Sachs Sold 44% Of BP Stock 3 Weeks Before Blowout”

“NJ sold off $465M in BP stock before rig explosion in the Gulf”


46 posted on 06/16/2010 10:26:18 AM PDT by maggief
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To: maggief

47 posted on 06/16/2010 10:29:15 AM PDT by McGruff (So how is that Hopey Changey thingy working out for ya America?)
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To: maggief

Looking at the picture, you get the feeling that they all were at that table once before-—but the plot hasn’t gone as planned, and now they are thinking up a new story....


48 posted on 06/16/2010 10:31:20 AM PDT by browniexyz
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To: maggief

One more thing—that photo is not complete—there are a couple of hands in the foreground of folks not pictured!


49 posted on 06/16/2010 10:32:14 AM PDT by browniexyz
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To: a fool in paradise

The fact that she got $36 million from Fannie Mae would make her pretty much a bank expert, don’t you think>???


50 posted on 06/16/2010 10:33:06 AM PDT by browniexyz
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