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Thieves steal truck with President's equipment
NBC12 ^ | 10/17/2011 | Laura Geller

Posted on 10/18/2011 5:32:36 AM PDT by Squidpup

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) – NBC12 has uncovered one of those stories that makes you think: "How in the world does that happen?!" A truck filled with President Obama's podiums and audio equipment was stolen in Henrico just days before his visit to Chesterfield.

We confirmed an investigation with the U.S. Defense Department. There are still a lot of questions. The biggest one being did the thieves intentionally target the President's truck or did they take advantage of a crime of opportunity and give a big "uh-oh" when they saw what was inside.

When you see President Obama speak, there is a pretty typical setup including the presidential seal on a podium, the see-thru Teleprompter and a portable sound system.

Thieves saw the truck carrying that equipment and couldn't resist the target.

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1 posted on 10/18/2011 5:32:41 AM PDT by Squidpup
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To: Squidpup

Amish


2 posted on 10/18/2011 5:33:13 AM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Squidpup

On Drudge...hahaha...teleprompter stolen.

Obama response: “I’m speechless!” HAR!!!!!


3 posted on 10/18/2011 5:34:18 AM PDT by SueRae (I can see November 2012 from my HOUSE!!!!!!!!)
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To: Squidpup

His “equipment”? I thought Michelle kept that in a drawer in her office.


4 posted on 10/18/2011 5:34:18 AM PDT by Winstons Julia (when liberals rant, it's called free speech; when conservatives vent, it's called hate speech.)
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To: Squidpup

TelePromTer One has been kidnapped!


5 posted on 10/18/2011 5:34:23 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: Squidpup

6 posted on 10/18/2011 5:34:32 AM PDT by Red Badger (Furthermore, I think Obama must be impeached....................)
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To: Squidpup
OK the secret service got real lucky here. If thieves could get access to the truck with Obama’s podium and equipment inside they could just as easily put a bomb into the podium and blown him to bits. Isn't that stuff supped to be secured. With all the billions wasted on government slush you couldn't afford to pay one minimum wage flunky to watch the ___ing truck!
7 posted on 10/18/2011 5:35:44 AM PDT by GonzoGOP (There are millions of paranoid people in the world and they are all out to get me.)
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To: Squidpup
A truck filled with President Obama's podiums and audio equipment was stolen in Henrico just days before his visit to Chesterfield.

LOL. Did Oboma have to call 911 because of withdrawal symptoms?

8 posted on 10/18/2011 5:35:57 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: Squidpup
There are still a lot of questions. The biggest one being did the thieves intentionally target the President's truck or did they take advantage of a crime of opportunity and give a big "uh-oh" when they saw what was inside.

No, the biggest one is "who the heck is in charge of this bozo operation, and why aren't they taking care of taxpayer's money? "

9 posted on 10/18/2011 5:36:31 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: SueRae

Good! I’m really tired of listening to his Marxist hate speech anyway.


10 posted on 10/18/2011 5:37:06 AM PDT by alice_in_bubbaland (Elizabeth Warren is a Moron! Barack H. Obama, President of the Democrats, is also a Moron.)
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To: Squidpup

I’m gonna go right now over to eBay and see if the Grecian Columns have a “buy it now” price...


11 posted on 10/18/2011 5:37:35 AM PDT by Tigerized ("Mr. President? I think your vagina is showing again...")
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To: Squidpup
We confirmed an investigation with the U.S. Defense Department.

The Defense Department? Does this call for a missile strike?

12 posted on 10/18/2011 5:41:10 AM PDT by Pan_Yan
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To: Squidpup

Looking forward to hearing Rush’s response to this. :-)


13 posted on 10/18/2011 5:41:48 AM PDT by SueRae (I can see November 2012 from my HOUSE!!!!!!!!)
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To: Squidpup

Correct me if I’m wrong, but why does this article say this a job for the “US Defense Dept.” if a truck is stolen? Even if it is property of our “Chiefly in Resident”.

Geez Louise, he ain’t “offically” a third world dictator yet, y’know.


14 posted on 10/18/2011 5:46:05 AM PDT by Southern Magnolia
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To: Squidpup

Oh no!!! Auntie Em, please don’t let them take Totus away!


15 posted on 10/18/2011 5:46:26 AM PDT by Lady Lucky
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To: Squidpup

Maybe he’ll shut up now.......


16 posted on 10/18/2011 5:46:45 AM PDT by CWSNTEXAS (Am I'm the ONLY Conservative Jew in America? What's wrong with you other schmucks?)
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To: Squidpup
Now I understand why Obambi has made so many stupid statements lately. Someone stole his teleprompter!
17 posted on 10/18/2011 5:46:50 AM PDT by norwaypinesavage (Galileo: In science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of one individual)
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To: SueRae
Obama without a teleprompter

His idiotic followers applaud his stupidity.

18 posted on 10/18/2011 5:47:05 AM PDT by Loud Mime (The Obama voters are dumber than you think, meaner than you can imagine)
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To: Squidpup
I am sure that Grand Theft is not a laughing matter, especially when it is related to high security matters, but...

hahahahahahahahaha
hohohohohohohoho
hehehehehehehe


19 posted on 10/18/2011 5:48:30 AM PDT by left that other site (Psalm 122:6)
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To: Squidpup

van containing the President’s podium and TelePrompter was stolen from a parking lot at a campaign stop. When asked about the crime, the President was speechless and could not comment.


20 posted on 10/18/2011 5:49:02 AM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all......)
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To: Squidpup

Barry struck dumb.

Again.


21 posted on 10/18/2011 5:50:46 AM PDT by COUNTrecount (Barry...above his poi grade.)
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To: Squidpup

Since when does Obama have equipment?


22 posted on 10/18/2011 5:54:01 AM PDT by texanyankee
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To: Squidpup

If the telprompter was stolen does that mean they can invoke the 25th amendment and Biden becomes president?


23 posted on 10/18/2011 5:54:32 AM PDT by Wyatt's Torch (I can explain it to you. I can't understand it for you.)
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To: Squidpup
When I think back on all the crap I've learned in high school
It's a wonder I can think at all
Though my lack of education hasn't hurt me much
I can read the writings on the walls

Chorus:
Teleprompters, they give us those nice bright words
They give us the greens of summers
Makes you think all the world's a sunny day, oh yeah
I got a microphone, I love to hear myself speak
So mama don't take my Teleprompter away

If you took all the girls I knew when I was single
Brought 'em all together for one night
I know they'd never match my sweet imagination
Everything looks worse in black and white

24 posted on 10/18/2011 5:54:43 AM PDT by Lockbox (`)
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To: Squidpup

Teleprompter Defects from Obama Camp

Seeks Asylum as Political Prisoner


25 posted on 10/18/2011 5:56:10 AM PDT by Covenantor ("Men are ruled...by liars who refuse them news, and by fools who cannot govern." Chesterton)
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To: Izzy Dunne
TelePromTer One has been kidnapped!

The jokes just write themselves.

26 posted on 10/18/2011 5:56:48 AM PDT by John123 (US$ - I owe you nothing. Euro - Who owes you nothing.)
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To: Wyatt's Torch
If the telprompter was stolen does that mean they can invoke the 25th amendment and Biden becomes president?

Yes. Now, Cain has no chance at all.

27 posted on 10/18/2011 5:59:00 AM PDT by John123 (US$ - I owe you nothing. Euro - Who owes you nothing.)
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To: Squidpup
TOTUS HAS BEEN CAPTURED BY AL QUEDA !!

THIS IS A HUGH AND SERIES THREAT TO THE REPUBLIC!!

28 posted on 10/18/2011 5:59:00 AM PDT by apillar
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To: Squidpup
That set-up is gonna look cool at deer camp.


29 posted on 10/18/2011 6:00:33 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: Squidpup

OH NOES! Is the TOTUS OK?


30 posted on 10/18/2011 6:01:08 AM PDT by USMCPOP (Father of LCpl. Karl Linn, KIA 1/26/2005 Al Haqlaniyah, Iraq)
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When America’s enemies capture TOTUS instead of taking Obama himself, that’s called bad luck for America. Maybe we can trade one narcissistic communist with a brand new brain (drug addled but never actually been used) for TOTUS’ freedom?


31 posted on 10/18/2011 6:03:51 AM PDT by Pollster1 (Natural born citizen of the USA, with the birth certificate to prove it)
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To: Izzy Dunne
I'm sure he's still got his portable model...


32 posted on 10/18/2011 6:07:03 AM PDT by bamahead (Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master. -- Sallust)
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To: Wyatt's Torch

LOL!

If Biden and a majority of the principal officers of executive departments (pretty much a majority of Cabinet members) transmit in writing to the House and Senate that the president is “unable to discharge the powers and duties of his office,” then Biden would indeed become acting president. I’ll leave it up to others to decide whether Obama is incapacitated without access to a teleprompter.


33 posted on 10/18/2011 6:07:04 AM PDT by AuH2ORepublican (If a politician won't protect innocent babies, what makes you think that he'll protect your rights?)
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To: Pan_Yan
Does this call for a missile strike?

Depends. If the thief is poor, a beer summit. If a member of the Tea Party... all out nuclear missile strike.

34 posted on 10/18/2011 6:08:20 AM PDT by John123 (US$ - I owe you nothing. Euro - Who owes you nothing.)
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To: Squidpup

No Justice - No Piece! TOTUS held hostage ... day 3!

35 posted on 10/18/2011 6:12:54 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: SueRae
I think it was an inside job. The TOTUS couldn't take it anymore and escaped. We already have had two teleprompters commit suicide.
36 posted on 10/18/2011 6:14:46 AM PDT by Never on my watch (WTF happened to my country?)
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To: Squidpup

Obama stole it so he could whine some more.


37 posted on 10/18/2011 6:15:13 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Squidpup

Maybe Romney stole TOTUS so he could speak that Hope n Change stuff too!


38 posted on 10/18/2011 6:15:13 AM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR A SPECIAL PROSECUTOR!)
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To: Squidpup

Secret service: “ Emergency. Mayday, mayday. Backup teleprompter unit needed. Stat.”


39 posted on 10/18/2011 6:20:00 AM PDT by Rennes Templar (Fast & Furious: Holder gone by the end of the year.)
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To: Loud Mime

Bad Lip Reading production:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ehYoIKTsiV0

Obama making more sense than he ever has. Mild language warning.


40 posted on 10/18/2011 6:22:30 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Squidpup

I’d be funny if the stolen teleprompter gear included yet-another-speech about redistributing the wealth.


41 posted on 10/18/2011 6:23:20 AM PDT by 6SJ7 (I'm an AmeriCain!)
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To: 6SJ7
...yet-another-speech about redistributing the wealth...

LOL - Yet another? There is only one speech. The Teleprompter has a shuffle mode that moves the paragraphs around. It also has an random snide remark insert-er with a reminder to scratch nose with middle finger.

42 posted on 10/18/2011 6:27:55 AM PDT by Never on my watch (WTF happened to my country?)
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To: Never on my watch

“The Teleprompter has a shuffle mode “

Do you have to shake it to do that?


43 posted on 10/18/2011 6:29:21 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Squidpup

Raccists! 1st a gas can by the road, and now this!


44 posted on 10/18/2011 6:30:34 AM PDT by Christian Engineer Mass (25ish Cambridge MA grad student. Many conservative Christians my age out there? __ Click my name)
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To: Doogle

LMAO


45 posted on 10/18/2011 6:35:10 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: Squidpup

How much ransom are the thieves asking for TOTUS?


46 posted on 10/18/2011 6:36:32 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: Pan_Yan

...maybe they should have tagged the truck and some of the equipment with left over electronic trackers from the Gun Walker episode....


47 posted on 10/18/2011 6:37:46 AM PDT by spokeshave (Obama's ratings are so low...Kenyans accuse him of being born in the USA,)
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48 posted on 10/18/2011 6:38:56 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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TOTUS is listed for auction on ebay ...currently there are no bids.


49 posted on 10/18/2011 6:39:15 AM PDT by Tex-Con-Man
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
How much ransom are the thieves asking for TOTUS?

They want 1000 terrorists freed and Obama will likely cave.

50 posted on 10/18/2011 6:39:21 AM PDT by Never on my watch (WTF happened to my country?)
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