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President Obama will make a statement on Tropical Storm Irene at 5 p.m. (Headline barf)
cnn.com ^ | August 28, 2011

Posted on 08/28/2011 1:06:02 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

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To: yield 2 the right
This look-st-me nonsense won't score him any points.

Not with his record. Not with the economy. Not will all the people all over the country whose natural disasters he has completely ignored.

He won't win in 2012. His ugly legacy will live on, but he will be out of office in January 2013, and we can start rebuilding the country he is trying so hard to destroy.

Buck up.

151 posted on 08/28/2011 4:59:21 PM PDT by ohioWfan (Proud Mom of a Bronze Star winner!)
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To: Purrcival
Some day America will realize that Bush's response to Katrina was not what the leftist media (and I include some on Fox in that description) wanted us to believe.

And they will also realize that Obama played golf while this hurricane made landfall and didn't give a rip until it was almost gone.

This will NOT do what he wants it to do. In fact, it will most likely have the opposite effect.

152 posted on 08/28/2011 5:02:28 PM PDT by ohioWfan (Proud Mom of a Bronze Star winner!)
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To: ohioWfan

Indeed. Katrina was a Cat five which made landfall as a cat three just east of New Orleans. Everyone thought they had dodged the bullet until the levee was breached and the 9th Ward was flooded (oh, I forgot — Bush blew the levee up so that black people would die or lose their homes /sarc). There was an incompetent Mayor who didn’t follow the evacuation plan for New Orleans. And whose idea was it to make the Super Dome (or whatever it’s called) the refuge of last resort, when it’s right in the flood plain??? Then there was an incompetent Governor. In addition, Bush was constrained in his response by posse comatatis.

Irene, otoh, made landfall as a relatively weak cat 1. True, it was slow and is causing a lot of flooding, but it’s nothing on the scale of Katrina. Obama had cooperative Governors and Mayors in every state, with well-thought-out LOCAL evacuation plans and good coordination and execution of those LOCAL plans. No comparison.


153 posted on 08/28/2011 5:13:55 PM PDT by Purrcival (Herman Cain 2012...or Rick Perry?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I’m sure it will be something to the effect that it could’ve been a lot worse but wasn’t because he handled it so much better than Bush handled Katrina, or some crap like that.


154 posted on 08/28/2011 5:18:56 PM PDT by Excuse_My_Bellicosity (Liberalism is a social disease.)
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To: silentknight

Unfortunately there are more than a few right here on FR.

Those of us with experience in these matters are so happy that this thing wasn’t major but there’s almost a desperation afoot to make it so.

I know why Zero and his bunch are trying to blow this out of proportion and of course the media wants a sensational story but why are average people freaking out?

I hope they NEVER experience a real hurricane. They might commit mass suicide or something!


155 posted on 08/28/2011 5:21:04 PM PDT by GatorGirl (Herman Cain 2012)
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To: Purrcival
Exactly. NO comparison.

Which is why this little PR game won't go anywhere. Even if the American people are stupid enough to blame Bush for Katrina (some are), they are at least smart enough to remember that Katrina was a horrible, horrible natural disaster and Irene is just big and wet.

(And it might be nice to point out to anyone who never realized it that Mississippi got the worst of it and recovered better because they DID have a competant Governor).

156 posted on 08/28/2011 5:42:39 PM PDT by ohioWfan (Proud Mom of a Bronze Star winner!)
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To: American Constitutionalist

IATM

In after the mulah


157 posted on 08/28/2011 5:57:57 PM PDT by FlyingEagle
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To: ohioWfan

That’s right. A few months after Katrina, my husband and I traveled to Houston from Atlanta and spent the night in New Orleans on our way back (in fact, I heard Nagin make his “chocolate city” comment live on TV in our hotel room). We drove up I-59 through Mississippi and we had driven along the coast on the way to Houston, and we couldn’t believe the devastation. Yet, we heard nary a peep from that state (which was/is led by a REPUBLICAN governor); they simply rebuilt.


158 posted on 08/28/2011 5:59:07 PM PDT by Purrcival (Herman Cain 2012...or Rick Perry?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Spin, what a freaking joke. Nothing new, move along.


159 posted on 08/28/2011 6:14:18 PM PDT by Indy Pendance
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To: Bryanw92

Gag us. We don’t care anymore. The socialists are dying. We are in the process of killing these people off. We’re awake, and the libs need to be afraid. You commies need to pull back. We will beat you. You’re done, toast. Liberty will win. Uncommon folks don’t want you. Go away!


160 posted on 08/28/2011 6:27:43 PM PDT by Indy Pendance
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To: yield 2 the right
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. That statement shows a complete lack of understanding of the practical electoral system, politics, the public mood, the wisdom of Shelby Steele..... Or the fine old Washington sport of nosecounting.

161 posted on 08/28/2011 6:36:29 PM PDT by MindBender26 (Forget AMEX. Remember your Glock 27: Never Leave Home Without It!)
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To: Purrcival
I think the people in Louisiana must have noticed the difference.......because they elected a Republican Governor after Blanco messed everything up.

Too bad NO wasn't smart enough to get rid of Chocolate Nagin.

162 posted on 08/28/2011 6:40:16 PM PDT by ohioWfan (Proud Mom of a Bronze Star winner!)
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To: ohioWfan

This storm was so over-hyped next time people won’t listen to the warnings.


163 posted on 08/28/2011 7:17:15 PM PDT by KansasGirl
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Hmmm. I wonder if I ditched her, how many votes do I stand to gain?


164 posted on 08/28/2011 7:44:44 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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Now, I specifically remember ordering an ice cream parlor be built nearby, even set aside stimulus money to do it..

Now, where the heck is my ice cream?


165 posted on 08/28/2011 7:46:41 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: NFHale; Free ThinkerNY; Gilbo_3; hiredhand; stephenjohnbanker; Squantos; DoughtyOne; Liz
My power and cable/internet stayed on(Maryland) :) , but many neighborhoods few miles from me are still without power, including the stores.

On NBC MTP David Gregory lined up the coastal state governors and asked each to give a short description of how things went. So first you have Christie then ‘ tax em again and again Martin O’ Mally (Maryland)‘ in that order and old Martin says “Obama did a really great job straighting up FEMA. Everything went great with him as president ”. He is definitely looking for a federal office after raising all those taxes and then getting easily Re-elected as governor and he now is turning up on the Sunday shows. I hate him.

O Malley is following California and announced a study to estimate how much state sales tax revenue the state is losing due to internet/out of state sales. It is not hard to guess the purpose of these state studies, to get the Federal government to force states to collect taxes from other states residents. Naturally he raised the state sales tax but dead-beats like me are avoiding it as much as we can.

166 posted on 08/28/2011 8:02:34 PM PDT by sickoflibs (Obama :"We all were undocumented workers once")
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To: sickoflibs; NFHale; Free ThinkerNY; Gilbo_3; hiredhand; Squantos; DoughtyOne; Liz

” O Malley is following California and announced a study to estimate how much state sales tax revenue the state is losing due to internet/out of state sales. It is not hard to guess the purpose of these state studies, to get the Federal government to force states to collect taxes from other states residents. Naturally he raised the state sales tax but dead-beats like me are avoiding it as much as we can. “

Why, ya deadbeat ya!

: )


167 posted on 08/28/2011 8:30:22 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
“You don’t ever want a crisis to go to waste; it’s an opportunity to do important things that you would otherwise avoid.” – Rahm Emanuel
168 posted on 08/28/2011 8:49:22 PM PDT by BigSkyFreeper (You have entered an invalid birthday)
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Who is this f****n' JOKE of a "President"? Who listens to this schmuck? Who? Who? Is he actually back from vacation? Who cares? please let us know, I need to know.
Bring it Sarah. .........Sept 3. Please.
169 posted on 08/28/2011 9:00:24 PM PDT by NoRedTape
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To: Sarah Barracuda

He is the primo P.O.S. poser, is all. No worries.


170 posted on 08/28/2011 9:01:44 PM PDT by NoRedTape
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Golf game rained out?


171 posted on 08/28/2011 9:09:32 PM PDT by Reagan is King
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To: Free ThinkerNY
"Hear ye.. Hear Ye... Barkey Speaks"
172 posted on 08/28/2011 9:11:56 PM PDT by VideoDoctor
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To: KansasGirl
This storm was so over-hyped next time people won’t listen to the warnings.

It has gotten to the point where if the Obama administration says anything, I believe the opposite. They've never been right about anything. If they say it's going to rain, then expect a drought.

173 posted on 08/28/2011 11:07:35 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (LPFOKETT GAHCOEEP-w/o*)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
The hurricane just didn't cooperate. He needed something big to take the attention off from himself and let him play the big hero as if what he would have done wouldn't have been all planned out before he became Pres. It was Bush who beefed up our ability to respond to emergencies. Of course Obama wouldn't have breathed a word about that.
174 posted on 08/29/2011 12:17:24 AM PDT by Bellflower (The LORD Jesus Christ is the antidote, the one and only antidote.)
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To: Purrcival
Because he’s trying to show that his response to Irene is “better” than Bush’s response to Katrina, which is like comparing apples to oranges.

Or more like currents to pumpkins.

175 posted on 08/29/2011 12:24:40 AM PDT by Bellflower (The LORD Jesus Christ is the antidote, the one and only antidote.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

“Don’t waste a crisis....” =.=


176 posted on 08/29/2011 5:02:13 AM PDT by cranked
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To: Free ThinkerNY

“As I inherited this hurricane and its destruction from the previous administration...”


177 posted on 08/29/2011 6:06:57 AM PDT by OCCASparky (Steely-eyed killer of the deep.)
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To: rawhide
obamma cut his vacation short by only 12 hours. Big deal!

I know that. You know that. But his followers will praise him for it anyway. He can do no wrong in their eyes.

BTW ... did you watch Bush's 9/11 interview last night? One thing that sticks out like a sore thumb on that ... not once did Bush ever say "The failure of the past administration to capture Bin Laden led to this attack that I inherited." He has more class in his little finger than Obama has in his entire family history.

178 posted on 08/29/2011 6:41:18 AM PDT by al_c (http://www.blowoutcongress.com)
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To: rawhide
obamma cut his vacation short by only 12 hours. Big deal!

LOL!!!!!! http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2770219/posts

179 posted on 08/29/2011 7:17:33 AM PDT by al_c (http://www.blowoutcongress.com)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Every word that comes out of King Barry’s mouth will cost the taxpayer one billion dollars.


180 posted on 08/29/2011 7:19:33 AM PDT by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their President is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
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181 posted on 08/29/2011 5:09:02 PM PDT by Caipirabob ( Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
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182 posted on 08/29/2011 5:09:56 PM PDT by Caipirabob ( Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: the invisib1e hand

“why?”


So he can claim his firm and fast leadership saved bazillions of lives.


183 posted on 08/29/2011 6:33:46 PM PDT by chessplayer
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