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Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 3 July 2011
Various driveby media television networks ^ | 3 July 2011 | Various Self-Serving Politicians and Big Media Screaming Faces

Posted on 07/03/2011 5:30:36 AM PDT by Alas Babylon!

p>The Talk Shows



July 3rd, 2011

Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows:

FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Sens. John Cornyn, R-Texas; Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.; and Joe Lieberman, I-Conn.

MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Pre-empted by Wimbledon tennis coverage.

FACE THE NATION (CBS): Govs. John Kasich, R-Ohio; Deval Patrick, D-Mass.; and Scott Walker, R-Wis.; Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.

THIS WEEK (ABC): Panels on the Constitution and immigration with analysts and commentators.

STATE OF THE UNION (CNN): Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.; Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan; AOL co-founder Steve Case.


TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: guests; lineup; sunday; talkshows
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As always, soliciting FReeper comments, observations, and opinions.


1 posted on 07/03/2011 5:30:40 AM PDT by Alas Babylon!
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To: acapesket; A.Hun; Aleya2Fairlie; aligncare; altura; Bernard; bray; cajungirl; Carley; CDB; ...
This is the Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread Ping List! If you want to be on it, reply to this post. If you want to be taken off, simply send me a FReepmail.


2 posted on 07/03/2011 5:31:28 AM PDT by Alas Babylon!
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To: All
C-SPAN Radio, available on the net also, click here, broadcasts all five Sunday talk shows starting at 12:00 noon Eastern, as follows:

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM NBC's "Meet the Press"

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ABC's "This Week"

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM "Fox News Sunday"

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM CNN's "Late Edition"

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM CBS's "Face The Nation"

Listen at the link above WHILE you FReep!

3 posted on 07/03/2011 5:32:01 AM PDT by Alas Babylon!
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To: Alas Babylon!

Ugh—the McCain, Graham, Lieberman trifecta.


4 posted on 07/03/2011 5:32:01 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: All
Here are the email addresses or web pages for commenting to the weekend talk shows:

Meet the Press Meet the Press mailbox (web page for comments)

Face the Nation ftn@cbsnews.com

Fox News Sunday FNS@foxnews.com

ABC This Week thisweek@abc.com

CNN State of the Union CNN State of the Union (web page for comments)

5 posted on 07/03/2011 5:32:23 AM PDT by Alas Babylon!
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To: All; bray

“The Sunday Morning Bray”, by Bray!

But Timothy has just come to us from you and has brought good news about your faith and LOVE. 1 Thes 3:6

Once again the world will end on Aug 2nd when we all die from not raising the debt limit. The world will literally stop and the sun will not come up if gummit is not allowed to borrow more from our children. How do we know that for sure? Simple, the geniuses who got us in this situation are sure of it. The same economic gurus who pushed through Tarp I & II as well as the Stimulus and DeathCare are now predicting the world will end if we don’t raise the credit limit and let them pour more of our children’s unearned dollars into their black hole. The truth is if we were to go past the drop dead date the markets would interpret this as a serious solution to begin to bounce back. Right now the markets like what they are seeing from the Repubs and people are starting back into the market. If they were to show they have backbones rather than jelly the markets will begin to recover in hopes of the end of America’s mulligan election.

We have the socialist brain dust of Geithner, Reid, Pelosi and obozo the clown telling us they know exactly what will happen if we don’t raise the debt limit. If they say the world will end in a giant economic collapse then do the opposite. The world is starving for leadership and America has been MIA for the past 3 years. The only people showing any leadership are the Tea Party members in congress so it is time to tell the world we have a group who is serious about solving this debt problem before it gets any worse. If they will hold firm past August 2nd we will see temporary fear and stagnation followed by a steady climb as the markets begin to understand the end to this nightmare may be in sight. If we see real cuts the markets will bounce in joyful expectation of his defeat.

The exclamation point of the beginning of the end was the messiah’s disaster of an impromptu presser. When the obamedia noticed he exposed himself as a complete ass with his childish explanations of why the producers of this economy should be punished and his parasitic friends should continue living on the charge card you know it’s over. To mock the Repubs with his infantile example of his daughter doing her homework on time while he and his Party haven’t produced their homework in two years proved he is over his head. Did she get to read her paper before she turned it in? The only person in the District of Corruption who finished their homework is Paul Ryan while the boy child was shooting spitballs from the back of the class at him. This along with the latest polls showing he is a one termer verified for the markets that the days of socialism for America are ending and more business friendly climate is around the corner.

We are going to see the entire liberal establishment coming down on the members of congress to save the poor starving children and grannies from those evil Repubs. Never mind they are planning on using those same children’s future to fund the SEIU trough, they are going to paint a picture of an efficient system feeding the hopeless. As we get deeper into July the stories are going to be coming 24/7 to scare and pour emotion into their stories hoping to break these people and continue to destroy our economy. This is truly a case of the corrupt leading the incompetent who have no clue as to what or how to make the economy really work while some really hate America and are trying to destroy it.

So what does a community antagonist do when he finds himself exposed as an economic idiot, right back to the vilifying the rich clichés. He had to blame the Repubs and those evil rich for the economic meltdown but when all he did was blame and ask them where their solutions were while he had none of his own, he came across as asinine. He offered no solutions other than raising taxes on the very people who are trying to survive his economy and taking cheap swipes at his opposition not doing their homework on his way out the door for vacation. Perhaps his 13…er…12 year old daughter could write a budget? The only thing saving this Country right now is the most powerful man in the Country is also the laziest who has yet to have his first 8 hour day. Thank God for his utter lack of ambition.

Why in the world should we listen to anything he has to say about making the economy better or worse when he is simply using the issue as a political club? The only thing we can be sure of from his presser is he is not serious about solving the financial problem. It is time for Speaker Boehner, Senator Paul Ryan and the rest of the Congress to say they are not only serious but are willing to climb the cliffs of Normandy to save our Country from the evils of socialism. We have an opportunity to take a beachhead if we are willing to charge the machine gun pillboxes of the press and take the bullets and artillery from the DNC that will be fired from the status quo fortresses. If our warriors are willing to say no on August 2nd then they will be up the Omaha cliffs and ready to race across the open areas of their arguments. We need to send letters and calls of encouragement that America is behind them and to press on.

It is time for him to explain why we should raise the ceiling so DC can expand their corruption and waste? It is time for him to explain what happened to the first two Trillion before we borrow another one. Let’s find out what Rat Holes that money went down. We have to explain to America that if we will raze their forts we can regain the trust of the world that the largest economy on the planet is finally going to get serious and begin to balance its budget. We need to show if the gummit is restrained and programs cut the world will not end but in fact grow healthier. If the world markets get that message and they are while knowing in two years a Conservative will be taking his place who will expand the economy the world will recover from the darkest days since FDR, Stalin, Mussolini and Hitler. He and they have one thing in common, a hatred for America and their love of communism. Holding firm on the Debt Limit is our D-day.

Pray for America


6 posted on 07/03/2011 5:32:58 AM PDT by Alas Babylon!
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To: All
We told you we'd be back!

After Lindsay's wonderful backrub, how I could I refuse to come back with him. Now we're here to help my dear friends in the media show how reasonable Republicans like me and my good friend Lindsay can be to the socialist cause!


7 posted on 07/03/2011 5:35:36 AM PDT by Alas Babylon!
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To: 9YearLurker

I see the media rounded up the usual suspects again.


8 posted on 07/03/2011 5:36:34 AM PDT by screaminsunshine (Socialism...Easier said than done.)
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To: Alas Babylon!
Hey! Don't forget me!


9 posted on 07/03/2011 5:37:59 AM PDT by Alas Babylon!
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To: Alas Babylon!

[by Red Skelton]



I - - Me; an individual; a committee of one.

Pledge - - Dedicate all of my worldly goods to give without self-pity.

Allegiance - - My love and my devotion.

To the Flag - - Our standard; Old Glory ; a symbol of Freedom; wherever she waves there is respect, because your loyalty has given her a dignity that shouts, Freedom is everybody's job.

United - - That means that we have all come together.

States - - Individual communities that have united into forty-eight great states. Forty-eight individual communities with pride and dignity and purpose. All divided with imaginary boundaries, yet united to a common purpose, and that is love for country.

And to the Republic - - Republic--a state in which sovereign power is invested in representatives chosen by the people to govern. And government is the people; and it's from the people to the leaders, not from the leaders to the people.

For which it stands One Nation - - One Nation--meaning, so blessed by God.

Indivisible - - Incapable of being divided.

With Liberty - - Which is Freedom; the right of power to live one's own life, without threats, fear, or some sort of retaliation.

And Justice - - The principle, or qualities, of dealing fairly with others.

For All - - For All--which means, boys and girls, it's as much your country as it is mine.

And now, boys and girls, let me hear you recite the Pledge of Allegiance:

I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic, for which it stands; one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.

Since I was a small boy, two states have been added to our country,
and two words have been added to the Pledge of Allegiance: Under God.
Wouldn't it be a pity if someone said that is a prayer, and that would be eliminated from schools, too?

10 posted on 07/03/2011 5:38:38 AM PDT by Diogenesis (Nothing surpasses the complexity of the human mind. - Leto II: Dar-es-Balat)
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To: 9YearLurker

You could never guess how many are in congress by looking at the Sunday Morning Talk Shows.


11 posted on 07/03/2011 5:40:19 AM PDT by newzjunkey
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To: 9YearLurker
Does it ever cross the mind of the MSM that variety is the spice of life? Do they really need to have John and Linda on nearly every week? Talk about living in a massive rut.
12 posted on 07/03/2011 5:41:03 AM PDT by JPG (Elect Sarah Palin in '12. America won't get another chance.)
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To: bray

Excellent as usual, bray!


13 posted on 07/03/2011 5:41:57 AM PDT by Gritty (This is Main Street, Obamaville: All bumps, no road - Mark Steyn)
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To: 9YearLurker
Separated at birth? You decide:


14 posted on 07/03/2011 5:45:14 AM PDT by Alas Babylon!
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To: Alas Babylon!; y'all

Morning all!

Happy Independence Day (weekend)

Thanks for the thread AB!


15 posted on 07/03/2011 5:48:59 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans freed the Slaves Month")
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To: Alas Babylon!

Wow,we will finally get to see a Meet the Press without Leftist biased anti-American DNC talking points mendacity.
So lets all follow the bouncing ball:)


16 posted on 07/03/2011 5:50:19 AM PDT by Happy Rain ("Sans Sarah-Bachmann's The One.")
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To: JPG


MSM use that same ole ploy that lawyers use:

Bring on a 'new' guest and they might/most probably would get responses they don't like. They know they are 'safe' with certain 'regulars' each week.


17 posted on 07/03/2011 5:50:52 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: Alas Babylon!
As we celebrate the Fourth of July weekend, and local newspapers are full of stories about local governments that have decided to cut out fireworks displays this year as a cost-cutting measure, we need to remember that Barack Obama’s campaign pledge is working; “To Fundamentally Transform America (into North Korea)”

The next step will be to replace "The Star Splangled Banner" with the Obama theme song: "When The Lights Go Out In The City".

18 posted on 07/03/2011 5:51:40 AM PDT by Bernard (The only Fair Tax is the Tax that Taxes YOU and not ME)
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To: Alas Babylon!

Funny, a conservative Democrat should get in the race now, not only because the support in building a campaign war chest, as Hillary had almost half the Democrat supporters then, but there’s a good chance of setting up a well funded candidacy for 2016 and 2020 even if they don’t win. And shilling for the liberal isn’t going to resonate well as America has emulated Detroit for 3 years going...


19 posted on 07/03/2011 5:53:31 AM PDT by Son House (The Economic Boom Heard Around The World => TEA Party 2012)
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To: Alas Babylon!; bray; All
Thanks for the thread once again AB,hope everyone here has a wonderful Fourth of July weekend,two days off for me I hardly know what to do.Maybe I will try some of this:

jet-lev.com.

Great post to start the thread off with bray,lots there. bottom line on the debt ceiling the US has been spending 30 billion per month and only taking in 20. Time to get our house in order.

The big question is not whether or not we can pay the interest on the debt,there is plenty of dough for that. The question is will zero make the interest payments or do something else with the money just to plunge the nation into true irretrievable debt?

We all have to remember he is the master of chaos and it is his mantra, forget what he says only watch what he does.

No small wonder that Tiny Tim Geithner is leaving in a few months. Who in their right mind would want to be a part of this leaky ship. The only positives that the far left could possibly get out of not doing the right thing with the money is phony films of the poor not getting their daily ration of free stuff which the left will die for or make up if they have to. It is doable to get along with what we take in as a country. Everyone else here has to why not the Federal government as well?

20 posted on 07/03/2011 5:55:20 AM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin 2012)
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To: Alas Babylon!; All


Help With The Conservative Battle
On The Road To 2012
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21 posted on 07/03/2011 5:55:20 AM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Alas Babylon!
Kasich and Scott are the only people on worth watching this morning.

Thank heavens this Independence Day Sunday won't be stained by having the likes of Schmucky Schumer, Janet Incompetano, Hillary Cankles, or Little Timmy Geithner on the shows. The Founding Fathers might actually get a short respite from their constant spinning in their graves and perhaps enjoy the celebrations with the real America!

22 posted on 07/03/2011 5:55:45 AM PDT by Gritty (America is in national suicide on a scale no nation in history has contemplated - Mark Steyn)
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To: 9YearLurker
Ugh—

Guess they couldn't find any willing guinea pigs to go on any of the shows this weekend.

23 posted on 07/03/2011 5:55:53 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans freed the Slaves Month")
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To: Diogenesis

Red Skelton video:

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

:)


24 posted on 07/03/2011 5:55:53 AM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: Alas Babylon!

OMG the king and queen of the RINO contingent are back,what does it take to get rid of these clowns!


25 posted on 07/03/2011 5:57:20 AM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin 2012)
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To: Alas Babylon!; All

Ann Coulter on FNC right now(anyone have the requisite photos)


26 posted on 07/03/2011 5:58:17 AM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin 2012)
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To: Alas Babylon!
I cannot understand Fox News—the vast majority of South Carolinians are ashamed of Pansy Grahamnesty and proud of Jim DeMint—so Oily Lindseed currently represents only a tiny minority of SC liberals and RINOs in a overwhelmingly conservative state.
But the “fair and balanced” network puts on the twit our Tea Party faithful plan to remove in 2014!
I hope Chris asks the sissy RINO if he is a flake too—if he is honest he will answer,”No,not a flake but a fruit Chris.”
27 posted on 07/03/2011 6:00:26 AM PDT by Happy Rain ("Sans Sarah-Bachmann's The One.")
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To: musicman
Great post musicman!

We should all help JIMROB keep this place going.

A dollar a day will get the job done.

If we all sign up,just give them your credit card and its a small hit every month,even I can afford it, this place will continue to flourish!!

28 posted on 07/03/2011 6:03:54 AM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin 2012)
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To: Alas Babylon!

Good Morning All. Looks like the usual suspects are back. Think I skip the shows and clean toilets. I know it will be more interesting.


29 posted on 07/03/2011 6:05:40 AM PDT by animal172 (Does anyone even remember the USA of old?)
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To: Alas Babylon!

Nyuck nyuck nyuck!


30 posted on 07/03/2011 6:06:48 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: Gritty; All
It's no wonder all those who hate the founders,truth, democracy, and Capitalism are MIA this weekend.

Can't wait

until Rush's appearance tomorrow in Joplin Mo.I hope there is a huge thread her on it should be something. Hopefully C-Spam or even Fox Business News will carry it live. If they don't they are missing a huge audience.

31 posted on 07/03/2011 6:09:25 AM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin 2012)
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To: rodguy911

If you get Republican to raise the debt ceiling, you can do more Keynesian stimulus!(and direct funds to your loyal supporters that will direct funds back to Democrats)


32 posted on 07/03/2011 6:11:02 AM PDT by Son House (The Economic Boom Heard Around The World => TEA Party 2012)
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To: Son House

Exactly and excellent to point out what Federal money that the Commies control really is to the left,more vote buying.


33 posted on 07/03/2011 6:15:21 AM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin 2012)
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To: rodguy911

I agree!!


34 posted on 07/03/2011 6:15:37 AM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Alas Babylon!

Cornyn being asked about debt ceiling on Fox (no Chris Wallace)


35 posted on 07/03/2011 6:17:13 AM PDT by newzjunkey
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To: All

Cornyn up on FNS.


36 posted on 07/03/2011 6:17:17 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans freed the Slaves Month")
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To: newzjunkey

Cornyn used the commie term “revenue neutral” lower rates and reduce loopholes.


37 posted on 07/03/2011 6:20:32 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans freed the Slaves Month")
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To: Alas Babylon!

Morning AB, all….Happy Birthday America.

As always, thank you AB, for doing this thread.

Daughter coming to visit today, God Bless. Bringing grandkiddle, have dinner. I don’t go out July 4th. In fact I try to stay in the entire month of July and August.

Tourists, God Bless….they need to give out licenses so we can legally hunt tourists, hang their heads in our living rooms.

Our church starts an extra 11 am Sunday mass on Memorial day and a 6:00pm extra Saturday mass on July 4th. Went to that mass last night...nice. Till next week when everyone will know about it and go to it.

What they do, the tourists, they come in big groups, I think everyone in the family goes to church while they’re on vac. They got all the little kids, grandma, granddad, cousins and kids’ friends. They pack two to three pews, just one tourist group….they wear shorts, halter tops….hey, our church, of necessity, has a very relaxed dress code but just damn, sometimes I blush. Half of them even have sand still on their legs.

Heh.

So Rush didn’t choose Lewes Del for his tea party visit. His choice was a good one, of course….Joplin, Missouri. Lewes could not compete with a tornado.

Below is part of an entry I wrote last weekend about the Sussex GOP and the new thing we’re doing. Another Freeper sent me email said I didn’t tell.


So first thing the new Chair and his board did, heh, was pass resolutions called…”sense of the party”.

Well I love it.

What they do, they create the feeling of the party on a particular bill up in the Delaware senate (they’d do this national too only no Repubs in the national law houses). So the bill up to allow very dumb manufactured home owners to demand that the landlords do not get to raise their land rates if their net profit is over a certain amount.

In some parts of the world they call this communism.

Anyway, the Republican party in Sussex county takes a stand on these sorts of issues and sends them up to the Republican legiislators. Legislators that the PARTY helped elect, go on. This so they can’t say, eh, they didn’t know.

We’ve been stung enough by Mike Castle coming to Sussex county demanding we vote for him then going back and voting with the Dems, ya think?

Well the Blue Blood GOP is all in a snit over this. “It’s not fair to put the burden of petty party politics on the legislator who has to deal with the opposition party and other factors,” they sniff.

Hey, I think it’s a great idea.

Wish us luck….the Republican party should do this across the fruited plains.


Finally, heh, Delaware is one of the top ten most patriotic states! Imagine that!

You can take this to the bank, it ain’t the northern Wilmingdelphia area that’s all that patriotic. And it ain’t cosmopolitan Dover/Kent county. IT’s….who? Louder!

WHO?

LOUDER!

SUSSEX COUNTY!!!

Breath of fresh air greatest conservative place on the planet to live even though we have one of the largest homosexual communities on the east coast in Sussex whose members would be getting bullied and robbed in gangland riddled WilmingJersey.

Then they don’t wear pink and march naked either. They’re OUR homosexuals and I’ll give you odds that they’d all choose Sussex county rather than any other place in America.

It’s my story and I’m sticking to it.


38 posted on 07/03/2011 6:21:13 AM PDT by Fishtalk (http://patfish.blogspot.com/201102/freerepublic-ping-list-compilation.html-Freep Ping Blog post)
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To: rodguy911

And this ‘raising the debt ceiling’ is not intended to pay off debt, it’s like paying off one credit card with another card that has a higher debt limit, then run spending up to that next debt limit. Plan A in the Democrat playbook.


39 posted on 07/03/2011 6:24:51 AM PDT by Son House (The Economic Boom Heard Around The World => TEA Party 2012)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

Cornyn: “The President and his party are trying to do a pretty good job of undermining the economy as it is”

Used the term “ObamaCare”.

“That’s crazy talk”


40 posted on 07/03/2011 6:26:03 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans freed the Slaves Month")
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Isn’t raising the debt ceiling the same as getting a new credit card, transferring the balance of the old account and then paying [owing - not necessarily paying] even more in interest payments?

Even Harvard economists should know that this is a spiral that ends in catastrophe.

I wish that everyone speaking about budget numbers would avoid the word “trillion.” It reduces what the ear and brain hear to single digit, aka non-scary, numbers.

If they said the deficit is fifteen hundred billion, or one thousand five hundred billion, and our interest payments are four hundred billion dollars, maybe a few more people would see some reality of the problem.

One point five trillion just does not register in most brains.


41 posted on 07/03/2011 6:27:36 AM PDT by maica ( Multiculturalism is the smiley face of totalitarianism.)
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To: All; Alas Babylon!
Cornyn says Obama is trying to run out the clock, demand something get passed last minute so no one can review it.

Wants to bring down some rates to make them revenue neutral and close some loopholes. Won't happen by Aug 2.

Thinks ethanol subsidies really will be phased out.

Asked about Clinton telling Obama not to blink. Cornyn says a "mini deal" is a bad idea but it might be necessary and it can be 're-litigated before the election.'

Asked about Obama and Reid demagoguing taxes. Said reform won't happen by Aug 2. Said Nov 10 was about cutting spending, not raising taxes. Schmuck Schumer accusing Republicans of undermining the economy for 2012 advantage. Says that rhetoric doesn't help, says Obama's doing a fine job undermining the economy already.

Asked about Schumer and ignoring the debt ceiling. Says it's "crazy talk." Says Obama's proposal must be upfront, not behind close doors so the American people can see what's coming and not be surprised after the fact.

Asked about Libya. Cornyn'll vote against some resolution coming up and offer his own. Thinks Libya goals need to be defined.

42 posted on 07/03/2011 6:28:08 AM PDT by newzjunkey
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To: Son House

GMTA?


43 posted on 07/03/2011 6:29:57 AM PDT by maica ( Multiculturalism is the smiley face of totalitarianism.)
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To: newzjunkey
Asked about Schumer

He politely called Shmuck a liar.

Graham Lieberman up, time to change the channel.

44 posted on 07/03/2011 6:31:01 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans freed the Slaves Month")
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To: All
Liberman and Grahamnesty up now. Asked about Iran smuggling arms to Iraq and Taliban in Afghanistan.

blah blah blah.

45 posted on 07/03/2011 6:31:48 AM PDT by newzjunkey
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To: Alas Babylon!
On FOX, the quite guilty Chris Wallace
has been replaced by an insightful,
and clearly non-guilty, new host.

She lofts a softball at Sen. John Cornyn.
How will the GOP rebut the PR from Reid, etc?
He says they will just get along.

She focuses on the struggle of the average American.

Another softball: What about Obama having authority
to just bypass the debt ceiling?
He says they will just get along and wants to see
the DNC proposal.

46 posted on 07/03/2011 6:33:04 AM PDT by Diogenesis (Nothing surpasses the complexity of the human mind. - Leto II: Dar-es-Balat)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

What are the weird banners the Fox has placed behind Lindsey and Joe? Lindsey’s looked like a Palestinian flag. Joe’s is black and white.


47 posted on 07/03/2011 6:33:50 AM PDT by maica ( Multiculturalism is the smiley face of totalitarianism.)
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To: Alas Babylon!

LOLO, perfect, AB!

ABC is doing a commentary on the Constitution. “We the People” have no idea what point that segment was about. No matter, we’re doing a round table discussion on the “Constitution Debated”.

George Will - It’s become important right now because of obama. Obama has claimed power to do things that is an unprecedented expansion of power. In the act of creating our federal gov’t, the founders sought to limit it. LOL, calls Dyson’s claim that the Const. is a living/breathing document - oxymoronic. Rule by majority is dangerous.

Michael Eric Dyson - Brings up slavery, women, people of color, people at the edges. The Constitution is a living breathing document, otherwise we would have never overturned slavery, etc. Defends his statement about the Constitution being a living/breathing document saying he was referring to the “interpretation” of the Constitution. (okay, like he said something different). cons

- Jill Lepore - ??? Postal service ??? I have no idea what point(s) she tried to make.

Richard Stingall - Every president has expanded executive/federal power; obama’s expansion is nothing unusual. The original founders limited powers because they didn’t want kings. Christianed asks if it was “divinely inspired.” Richard - says the Consittion is “areligious”


48 posted on 07/03/2011 6:35:25 AM PDT by Girlene
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Cornyn ... Thinks ethanol subsidies really will be phased out.

That kind of radical thinking could force ethanol to become actually profitable, not "get close enough to break-even that the government subsidy will make us a profit" profitable. Imagine what this country would be like if private sector people actually tried to make a profit, and people all across the country thought that making a profit was a good and noble thing. It might cause a fundamental transformation of America.

49 posted on 07/03/2011 6:37:33 AM PDT by Bernard (The only Fair Tax is the Tax that Taxes YOU and not ME)
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To: newzjunkey
Cornyn ... Thinks ethanol subsidies really will be phased out.

That kind of radical thinking could force ethanol to become actually profitable, not "get close enough to break-even that the government subsidy will make us a profit" profitable. Imagine what this country would be like if private sector people actually tried to make a profit, and people all across the country thought that making a profit was a good and noble thing. It might cause a fundamental transformation of America.

50 posted on 07/03/2011 6:37:36 AM PDT by Bernard (The only Fair Tax is the Tax that Taxes YOU and not ME)
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