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Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 11 December 2011
Various driveby media television networks ^ | 11 December 2011 | Various Self-Serving Politicians and Big Media Screaming Faces

Posted on 12/11/2011 5:19:41 AM PST by Alas Babylon!

The Talk Shows

December 11th, 2011

Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows:

FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): GOP presidential candidate Texas Governor Rick Perry; Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.

MEET THE PRESS (NBC): GOP presidential candidate Representative Ron Paul; Sens. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.; Gov. Terry Branstad, R-Iowa.

FACE THE NATION (CBS): GOP presidential candidate Representative Michele Bachmann; Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa.

THIS WEEK (ABC): 2012 GOP presidential candidate Jon Huntsman.

STATE OF THE UNION (CNN): GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum; Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe; former Rep. Robert Walker, R-Pa.; former Gov. John Sununu, R-N.H.

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 12/11/2011 5:19:51 AM PST by Alas Babylon!
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To: acapesket; A.Hun; Aleya2Fairlie; aligncare; altura; Bender2; Bernard; bray; cajungirl; Carley; ...
This is the Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread Ping List! If you want to be on it, reply to this post or FReepmail me (in case I miss it). If you want to be taken off, simply send me a FReepmail.
2 posted on 12/11/2011 5:20:51 AM PST by Alas Babylon!
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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 12/11/2011 5:21:39 AM PST by Alas Babylon!
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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

Fox News Sunday

ABC This Week

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

4 posted on 12/11/2011 5:22:07 AM PST by Alas Babylon!
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To: Alas Babylon!

Thanks for all you do! Going to work(volunteer) this AM.

5 posted on 12/11/2011 5:22:11 AM PST by mtnwmn (Liberalism leads to Socialism)
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To: All; bray

“The Sunday Morning Bray”, by Bray!

Now that you have purified yourselves by obeying the truth so that you have sincere LOVE for your brothers, LOVE one another deeply, from the heart. 1 Peter 1:22

Looks like we will be settling on our nominee again which isn’t the first or the last time we don’t have a perfect Conservative in the race. Once again we have to push the ball as far as possible and then push it again next election and then the next. If we end up with Newt he is far better than Mitt Rino who is who we will be voting against, rather than for Newt. You will have to admit one thing is Newt will not back down from fights from either side and will debate the Conservative cause with facts and histoir. If only he truly had passion for the Conservative movement and didn’t fall for the DC corruption.

Here in the Peoples Republic of Portland we have a special election and are campaigning for a candidate who is not a solid Conservative. He has bought into the moderate lie which says you have to appeal to the moderates to get elected and is pandering to that as well as saying nothing against obozo. We have gone through the Primary process and we have two thoughts being forwarded by the Tea Party movement. One is we need to win and send a message throughout the Country that even in a liberal bastion like Portland a Republican can be elected thanks to obama. The other is to throw the election and wait for the next one and run a more Conservative candidate then. Problem is when will then ever happen?

Both arguments have merit but we have not won an election for forty years so what is the point of throwing an election to supposedly make a point nobody will ever hear. It makes far more sense to take the seat back and beat the Dem so you can fight the next election from a position of strength rather than weakness. There also seems to be an element of self serving to let this candidate lose so then they will have an opening next election and an easier road to the nomination. The problem with that is these candidates will let us suffer for another year with a commie lib Dem so their path to a nomination that will be just as tough to win next time. Rather than unifying we are dividing so the Party will somehow come to their senses while they all sit on the sidelines.

The better path is to fight with everything you have to defeat the Dems with the candidate you have, not the one you wish you had. Do we all sit out when our candidate gets beat or has positions we don’t agree with or do we win this election moving the ball to the 40 and then move it to the 50 the next election? This is the quandary the entire Country is going to be under in another six months as a candidate is going to be chosen half the Republican Party doesn’t like. This candidate will likely win with 40% of the vote which means that 60% of the Country wanted someone else. Many of us had two candidates bow out and are left with a group we are going to have to settle on which will put those people in a situation our Conservatives are in here in Oregon.

Do you sit it out and wait for next election or do you fight this one and worry about the next election then? Here is the strategy many of us Conservatives are following living in a commie lib utopia like Oregon. Fight and organize at the same time. We are coordinating our neighborhoods while we are campaigning for our candidate. He is actually a good guy whose heart is in the right place it is just his handlers have convinced him to play the middle. We are going to win this election and are doing everything we can to make that happen. While we are canvassing our neighborhoods we are also building our network for future elections by mapping our districts so they will be efficiently set up so we will know where all the signs will be placed and volunteers are located. This kills two birds with one stone.

Next election we can tap into our neighborhoods and have a leg up on the competition as we provide a network for the candidates to work from and begin winning these elections from a grassroots level. This will minimize the professional campaign managers while maximizing the voice of the people. This not only helps the candidate who is running but gives the people whose candidate was beaten in the primary a reason for campaigning as they look to the next election. This brings enthusiasm to all the people giving them a purpose to stay involved with the process.

We Conservatives have a hallmark of being big on the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. The most basic foundation of the Republic is the primary process. Whether we like it or not when a candidate wins the Primary the people have spoken and we Conservatives are supposed to listen to the people. When the candidate here won with 75% there was no question what the will of the people was so my duty is to work to the best of my ability to fight for those voters. We are making amazing inroads into our towns and learning how to win these elections. If we all went home when our candidates lost we would be going backwards rather than winning and moving forward.

So if Newt was to get the nomination he would not be my first, second or third choice but he would be the primary voters choice and a far better than Mitt or Ohbummer. This is why Conservatives need to be ready to win with the candidate we have not the one we wish we had. We need to develop our neighborhoods to become effective election machines for not only 2012 but for elections down the road. This will give our candidates a better foundation to work from and a better chance of actually winning those primaries and generals. Let’s stop the childish pouting and foot stomping and put our heads down and win the elections and truly make a difference. A President Newt is one who can articulate our views and will not back down like Repubs are so willing to do, he will just need the Tea Party to remind him to stay on the right path.

Pray for America

Note: The above opinion is not necessarily mine, but FReeper Bray’s. If you wish to discuss this, please ping Bray.

6 posted on 12/11/2011 5:22:40 AM PST by Alas Babylon!
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To: Alas Babylon!
Thanks for the thread AB.

Wow yet another not so stellar TV gang of guests. I gotta travel anyway.

7 posted on 12/11/2011 5:23:12 AM PST by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin 2012)
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To: Alas Babylon!

Thanks for thread AB. Looks like some urban renewal going on in Iran.

8 posted on 12/11/2011 5:25:05 AM PST by shalom aleichem
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To: rodguy911

Glad to hear that ABC is getting rid of the hair-brained lefty lady.

You know...the one with the British accent who thinks Obama is a conservative.

9 posted on 12/11/2011 5:25:21 AM PST by kjo
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To: Alas Babylon!
Top of the morning to you, Alas Babylon!
Mitt Romney is again absent.
Why? To allow every other GOP candidate to be the target for the MSM.

Also, the continued absence allows Moot to lie and NEVER be challenged.
Moot's latest fib is that he worked only in the
"private sector".

Not one, 1, MSM person will challenge him, of course.
And who will America believe, Moot --- or their (MSM-claimed-)lying eyes:

10 posted on 12/11/2011 5:25:48 AM PST by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: mtnwmn

Well, I got to go to church early this morning; the Archbishop of Mobile will be there!

11 posted on 12/11/2011 5:29:04 AM PST by Alas Babylon!
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To: kjo

What?!? I missed that. Can you post a link?

12 posted on 12/11/2011 5:30:35 AM PST by Alas Babylon!
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To: bray; All
Good analysis. All the candidates seem to have been improving(except Romney hes still a rino) with time and more debates under their belt.

Newt's history is as I have been writing about for the last five years.He's still an 80/20 kinda guy,I see no change................

Since I won't be around long this morning I will get to what I think was the important happening of the week--zero letting the chicoms/iran have our drone.

What a disaster!

All he had to do was go pick it up with some air support and a chopper or blow it to smithereens. How hard is that!

My guess is between Hillary,his wife and Valerie Jarrett they convinced him to do nada,vote present once again which he is used to doing.

Hillary cause she knew doing nothing would make him look bad,his wife because she has new boyfriend and does not give a dam any more and Jarrett because she is just dumb.

13 posted on 12/11/2011 5:32:54 AM PST by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin 2012)
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To: Alas Babylon!

My only comment is that I admire the mental and intestinal fortitude of anyone who can tolerate the smug, biased, obsessed-with-trifles moderators and panelists who view anything beyond the District of Columbia as a foreign nation.

14 posted on 12/11/2011 5:33:51 AM PST by relictele (Green Energy is neither)
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To: kjo

I didn’t hear but its about time that was a no-brainer. Christiiiaaaannnnneeee Ahmmm so pour like Dianne Sawyer last night was waaaay over her head.

15 posted on 12/11/2011 5:34:25 AM PST by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin 2012)
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To: Alas Babylon!

Does he get to wear once of those funky hats?

16 posted on 12/11/2011 5:35:49 AM PST by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin 2012)
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Also,some scary stuff here. You gotta wonder if this is what is really going on.

17 posted on 12/11/2011 5:50:04 AM PST by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin 2012)
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To: Alas Babylon!

Don’t see Newt in all that...

18 posted on 12/11/2011 5:52:39 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Alas Babylon!

MTP trying to hype RP and give him a big enough ego to run 3rd P.

19 posted on 12/11/2011 5:56:20 AM PST by Happy Rain ("The Founders obviously anticipated Obama when they crafted the 2nd Amendment.")
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To: Alas Babylon!

There are reports from multiple sources Amanpour is out for low ratings; she’s returning to CNN etc. I don’t think anything is fixed in concrete yet. It’s mostly speculation. Google Amanpour abc and click on news tab. Daily Beast, Breitbart Big Journalism, LA Time Blog are a few of the sources.

20 posted on 12/11/2011 5:56:32 AM PST by hillarynot (I play in Peoria)
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