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Obama fundraiser underwhelms
Politico44 ^ | 06/13/11 | CARRIE BUDOFF BROWN

Posted on 06/13/2011 6:08:17 PM PDT by ColdOne

MIAMI, Fla. -- A low-dollar fundraiser here Monday felt like a throwback to the 2008 campaign.

There was the same old soundtrack – including “City of Blinding Lights” by U2, the president’s 2008 anthem -- the enthusiastic organizers and the abundant appeals for supporters to rally behind President Obama.

The one missing element? Overflowing crowds.

Granted, it was a fundraiser, not a free rally. But the empty seats were hard to miss.

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TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bounel; fl; florida; fundraising; obamafail; soetoro

1 posted on 06/13/2011 6:08:18 PM PDT by ColdOne
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To: ColdOne; Joe Brower

Florida news...Hussein Failure.


2 posted on 06/13/2011 6:09:38 PM PDT by Recovering_Democrat
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To: ColdOne

I hope to see lots more of this in the next 16 and a half months...


3 posted on 06/13/2011 6:11:16 PM PDT by Allegra (Hey! Stop looking at my tagline like that.)
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To: Recovering_Democrat

Alonzo Mourning was there...just makes me happier the Miami Heat lost yesterday to RED STATE TEXAS.


4 posted on 06/13/2011 6:11:16 PM PDT by Recovering_Democrat
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To: ColdOne

Apparently quite a few people have opted for Shinola.


5 posted on 06/13/2011 6:14:05 PM PDT by N. Theknow (The MSM is to 0bama what the Broom-n-Scoop Detail is to a circus parade.)
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To: ColdOne

There was a time when the Back Street Boys could pack a stadium.


6 posted on 06/13/2011 6:14:17 PM PDT by Yardstick
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To: ColdOne

You know you’re being taken advantage of when they don’t even bother to find a new song.


7 posted on 06/13/2011 6:20:05 PM PDT by skr (May God confound the enemy)
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To: ColdOne

But he’s a shoe in! Can’t be beat!

As Levin says.. I’ll vote for an empty orange juice can over this guy.

I just hope we have something better to vote for than Romney.


8 posted on 06/13/2011 6:20:38 PM PDT by cableguymn
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To: Allegra

Wheres the photos of the empty room?? So far all I have found is tight shots of him.


9 posted on 06/13/2011 6:22:45 PM PDT by cableguymn
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To: ColdOne

Epic Fail


10 posted on 06/13/2011 6:24:18 PM PDT by Rodm
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To: ColdOne

No problem. 56 more states to go a bumming.


11 posted on 06/13/2011 6:24:45 PM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory; and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever.)
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To: ColdOne
"There was the same old soundtrack – including “City of Blinding Lights” by U2", the president’s 2008 anthem

The one missing element? Overflowing crowds."

"...the empty seats were hard to miss."

Obama's new theme song: The Thrill is Gone - B.B. King

12 posted on 06/13/2011 6:27:35 PM PDT by Iron Munro (“Know your enemy and know yourself and you can fight a hundred battles without disaster.” Sun Tzu)
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To: cableguymn

I’ll vote for the OJ can over Romney too.


13 posted on 06/13/2011 6:34:33 PM PDT by JerseyDvl (Sometimes the road less traveled.... is less traveled for a reason.)
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To: JulieRNR21; kinganamort; katherineisgreat; floriduh voter; summer; Goldwater Girl; windchime; ...

Florida Freeper


14 posted on 06/13/2011 6:43:39 PM PDT by Joe Brower (Sheep have three speeds: "graze", "stampede" and "cower".)
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To: ColdOne

The people who gave all that money in ‘08 thought they were buying Single Payer and Card Check.

They won’t get fooled again.


15 posted on 06/13/2011 6:54:40 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: cableguymn

“As Levin says.. I’ll vote for an empty orange juice can over this guy.

I just hope we have something better to vote for than Romney.”

Me too. In a race between Obama, Romney and the orange juice can, I am all in for the cylinder.


16 posted on 06/13/2011 6:55:12 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (Voodoo Republicans: Don't read their lips - watch their hands.)
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To: ColdOne

I’ll say it again; black support is not going to show up for 2012. They rallied and saw their dream come true. They’re done. Miami is a good indication of this.


17 posted on 06/13/2011 6:57:09 PM PDT by ryan71 (Dear spell check - No, I will not capitalize the "m" in moslem!)
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To: Psalm 144
In a race between Obama, Romney and the orange juice can, I am all in for the cylinder.

And sadly we might get that chance with Baraq snatching victory with a Clintonian plurality.

IMHO Baraq loses any 2-way matchup

But I see Dems going heavy for Romney in open primary states as payback for Op Chaos.

18 posted on 06/13/2011 6:59:47 PM PDT by nascarnation
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To: nascarnation

That is indeed a possibility. This is why I am for people like Gingrich and Giuliani being in the mix during the primary.


19 posted on 06/13/2011 7:04:22 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (Voodoo Republicans: Don't read their lips - watch their hands.)
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To: ColdOne

How’s Moochelle doing today? She’s here for two fundraisers in Pasadena and bel air. Who wants to pay $10k to watch her eat?


20 posted on 06/13/2011 7:06:46 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: ColdOne

Electorally BHO is toast! He is underwater in PA by 14 points from 2008, Ohio went overwhelming to Republicans in the last cycle. Florida’s economy is in the dumps & don’t underestimate Obama’s plans to dismantle NASA. I don’t know about Indiana, but with Evan Bayh’s departure, he sees the handwriting on the wall. What is left, Virginia, New Mexico & Colorado??? IMHO, the math is not there for our dear leader.

Perhaps he & Carter can do a book tour on blaming the “Jews” for the world’s problems.


21 posted on 06/13/2011 7:32:24 PM PDT by GWB00 (Barbara Streisand barely made it out of high school.)
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To: ColdOne

22 posted on 06/13/2011 8:13:34 PM PDT by penelopesire (Let The Congressional Hearings Begin!)
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To: GWB00

The higher your nose is in the air, the longer and harder the fall. I can’t think of anyone I would rather see be wiped out in the election as much as BO and the Mooch. Free-loading bafoons, both of them.


23 posted on 06/13/2011 8:37:03 PM PDT by dandiegirl
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To: ColdOne
I'm surprised empty seats were mentioned.

It's been the practice that if only a dozen showed up, they'd take a tight shot to get all 12 heads in up close and make it look like a crowd.

24 posted on 06/13/2011 8:47:45 PM PDT by maine-iac7 (am israel)
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To: ryan71
you say: “I’ll say it again; black support is not going to show up for 2012. “

You may be ‘righter’ than you know.

http://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2011/04/29/black_chamber_of_commerce_president_blasts_marxist_brownshirt_obama.html

and

http://www.youtube.com/mychalmassie

We should post these everywhere possible in the coming months. This would persuade a lot of other blacks to turn away to. Follow the bell wether sheep syndrome.

25 posted on 06/13/2011 8:58:44 PM PDT by maine-iac7 (am israel)
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To: GWB00
don’t underestimate Obama’s plans to dismantle NASA

PLANS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Oh, right, it hasn't exactly been above the fold - indeed, I have seen not ONE story on the thousands that have already lost their jobs in the Space Program, especially in Houston and Cocoa Beach (Kennedy Space Center) - Let's just take KSC: there have been 6 - are you listening? - SIX layoffs since Oct. Everyone who didn't get the ax the first time sweated it to the next - or the next etc. They just had the 6th and it will be the last for this year. THOUSANDS in the Cocoa Beach, Titusville area have lost their jobs, their insurance and their retirement. (And thousands more are/will be out of work because of businesses that were dependent on the base.

In all, 7,000 will be out at the base - over 6,000 so far.

One of my sons, who has been there 23 years, - he and his family have gone through hell for the past year plus. They don't just lose their jobs, insurance and retirement, they lose their houses too - in the worst way, foreclosure - as the housing market there is worse than anywhere else and there is no way anyone can sell a house for what they owe on it.

The stress has been criminal. My son is 52, a Quality Control specialist in rocket booster fuels...with the whole space program decimated, where do these people go for jobs - especially since they can't sell and move.

Where is the press on this? Where are the republicans on this - over 100,000 jobs lost in the Space Industry now - not to mention future jobs no longer available - deliberately by bumbles decree.

Where is the new Congress! What bumbles did is illegal! NASA is LEGALLY under the wing of Congress. And they have not made one peep!

Think it's a little embarrassing for America's astronauts to now have to hitch rides with Russia and then come back to earth in those ancient and dangerous capsules? But not to worry, bumbles says we're not going to the moon ever again, nor Mars - but "maybe we can go to an asteroid." (How wonderful. Did anyone tell him Japan has already done that?)

By some miracle - and a lot of prayers, prayer circles, candles - and his brain and work ethic - out of 2,000 in his division and a dozen of so in his dept., he's the last man standing - and relatively safe for the rest of this year. He's been put in charge of an operation that can't be shut down. If he can hang on 3 more years, he can at least get his retirement. Thank you, GOD)

He says it's eerie, walking through those vast buildings to get to his office - buildings echoing from empty space - no people."

I pray I live long enough to see this POS who thinks himself King of the World get his comeuppance. It needs to happen soon. We may not be able to hold this country together until Jan 2013.

26 posted on 06/13/2011 9:34:26 PM PDT by maine-iac7 (I AM ISRAEL)
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To: Iron Munro

How’s about this one:

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


27 posted on 06/13/2011 9:37:46 PM PDT by EternalVigilance ('We hold these truths to be self-evident...' Are you still part of that 'we'?)
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To: maine-iac7

I offer my sympathy to your son for what is happening and has already happened at the Kennedy Space Center. I hate that Hussein has ruined the space program. Like you, I have wondered why there hasn’t been any outcry from anybody about this predicament. I hope the person we select to run against Hussein in 2012 will promise to bring back the space program.


28 posted on 06/14/2011 6:40:19 AM PDT by Old Grumpy
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