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Is It Me - Or Did Anyone Else Hear A Deafening Silence AT The SOTU?
1/24/12 | self

Posted on 01/24/2012 8:17:52 PM PST by Lmo56

I SWEAR I heard a deafening SILENCE when Obama said he wanted Congressmen and Senators to be prohibited from owning stock in companies that they have legislative influence over ...

Or am I on drugz ???


TOPICS: Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: politics; sotu; vanity
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1 posted on 01/24/2012 8:17:56 PM PST by Lmo56
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To: Lmo56

Once again, Bambi is trying to play catch up to Sarah Palin.


2 posted on 01/24/2012 8:22:20 PM PST by NavVet ("You Lie!")
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To: Lmo56
There wasn't much. I heard a lot of dutiful but feeble and lackadaisical applause from the 'rat pack. They know it's all BS and they didn't look very happy about it as the camera panned around. Lot of long 'rat faces.

I think they know what's coming.

3 posted on 01/24/2012 8:23:45 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: Lmo56

The basketball game was far more entertaining.;-)


4 posted on 01/24/2012 8:25:14 PM PST by verity (The Obama Administration is a Criminal Enterprise.)
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To: Lmo56

No. I heard the usual pep rally cheers from the sewer democRATS.


5 posted on 01/24/2012 8:26:05 PM PST by GR_Jr. (ABR / AB0 (Anybody but Romney, and then Anybody but 0bama))
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To: Lmo56

What about presidents that give federal loan guarantees to campaign donors who own solar industry losers.


6 posted on 01/24/2012 8:27:32 PM PST by Avid Coug
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To: Lmo56

Yep. Even Obama’s written lines are falling flat now....He can’t even read his teleprompter well anymore! Newt will eat barry alive in the debates....


7 posted on 01/24/2012 8:27:47 PM PST by jakerobins
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To: hinckley buzzard

I had the volume up pretty loud - but was not watching the screen when he said it.

Just prior, Obama mentioned he wanted a prohibition on insider trading by Congress that got the expected thunderous clamor from the DEMs.

Then, he mentioned the prohibition on owning stock - SILENCE ...


8 posted on 01/24/2012 8:28:52 PM PST by Lmo56 (If ya wanna run with the big dawgs - ya gotta learn to piss in the tall grass ...)
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To: GR_Jr.

I kinda miss seeing that hag Pelosi sitting back there chewing her cud and jumping up and down like a high school cheerleader (not really, but fun to laugh at)


9 posted on 01/24/2012 8:29:02 PM PST by dandiegirl
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To: NavVet
My silence was truly “deafening”! I turned on all of my tv’s. Waited ti the doofus walked in and I promptly shut them all off!

Symbolic, I know, but this is the first day I have been out of bed since getting “The Crud” part Deux. It needs to be either warm or cold out!
Messing with my fragile immune system!

Was the best i could do to be anti-Obama-dis-establishmentarianistic!

10 posted on 01/24/2012 8:31:23 PM PST by acapesket
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To: Lmo56

I couldn’t bring myself to watch, my blood pressure is barely under control anyway.


11 posted on 01/24/2012 8:32:19 PM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

The other thing that got a tepid response was when he said that universities that raise tuition should have their federal funding cut by some percentage ...


12 posted on 01/24/2012 8:34:22 PM PST by Lmo56 (If ya wanna run with the big dawgs - ya gotta learn to piss in the tall grass ...)
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To: Lmo56

I didn’t watch. Were those “Finding Bigfoot” guys there?


13 posted on 01/24/2012 8:34:22 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (For the first time in my adult life, I am ashamed of an American president.)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER
I couldn’t bring myself to watch, my blood pressure is barely under control anyway.

What you said. I can't stand to listen to the bastard.

14 posted on 01/24/2012 8:37:17 PM PST by Marathoner ("Government is not reason. Government is not eloquence. It is force." George Washington)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Special Hannity is on now. Interviewing focus group of 27 people. 15 voted for Obama in 2008. General reaction of all to the SOTU is dissatisfaction ...


15 posted on 01/24/2012 8:37:34 PM PST by Lmo56 (If ya wanna run with the big dawgs - ya gotta learn to piss in the tall grass ...)
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To: Lmo56

I bet I have watched every SOTU speech for 30 years straight.

In all those 30 years I have NEVER seen such an apprehensive worried looking bunch of Senators & Representatives - and I am talking mainly about the Democrats.

I kept thinking “they know something we don’t know” and it isn’t good for the country.


16 posted on 01/24/2012 8:39:52 PM PST by macquire
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To: Lmo56

Just one of many failed “applause lines” in the speech.

There were a number of times when he paused, expecting some reaction, but received none.

Loved it.


17 posted on 01/24/2012 8:40:12 PM PST by lightman (Adjutorium nostrum (+) in nomine Domini--nevertheless, Vote Santorum!)
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To: Lmo56

Ya. I want to know how his “EVERY family in America should be able to afford a college education for their children” works. One would think when 50% of the country aren’t paying income taxes, they could put that savings aside to pay for tuition.....


18 posted on 01/24/2012 8:44:05 PM PST by macquire
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To: jakerobins

Myth 1: DumBO is a great speaker. He is literate enough to read a speech, mostly, but, he is not competent to know what he says.

Myth 2: ZerO is a great debater. He has not had a debate, he parrots prepared campaign rhetoric. Juan, I am the good guy here, never even challenged him.

Myth 3: Obummer will debate. POSOTUS will not give anyone a debate in which everything is not rigged to his advantage. There will be no Presidential debates this year.


19 posted on 01/24/2012 8:46:13 PM PST by depressed in 06 ( Where is the 1984 Apple Super Bowl ad when we need it?)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Bobo for President!


20 posted on 01/24/2012 8:49:45 PM PST by reagandemocrat
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To: macquire

I missed the speech due to watching last Sunday night’s episode of Downton Abbey!

But I did catch his exit from the room and the lovefest from all the slobbering Dems. It was nauseating.
And well, I’m nauseated anyway cuz I am afraid that this Imposter/Upurper/Marxist is going to be reelected.


21 posted on 01/24/2012 8:50:24 PM PST by Mountain Mary (Awaken Oh America...)
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To: Lmo56

Maybe Brian Williams told everybody to keep it down.


22 posted on 01/24/2012 8:52:44 PM PST by seowulf ("If you write a whole line of zeroes, it's still---nothing"...Kira Alexandrovna Argounova)
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To: macquire

“I kept thinking “they know something we don’t know” and it isn’t good for the country.”

Perhaps as with the final days of the Soviet Union, the insiders now the real numbers? Alternatively it could be personal to them, and the level of rejection for the present system will swamp them utterly? Just theorizing.


23 posted on 01/24/2012 8:55:22 PM PST by Psalm 144 (Voodoo Republicans: Don't read their lips - watch their hands.)
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To: Lmo56

There’s no way I could watch that POS destroy SOTU. I watched storage wars instead. Darryl Hester found an antique telescope in his locker.


24 posted on 01/24/2012 8:56:15 PM PST by GreatRoad (O < 0)
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To: Lmo56

There’s no way I could watch that POS destroy SOTU. I watched storage wars instead. Darryl Sheets found an antique telescope in his locker.


25 posted on 01/24/2012 8:56:38 PM PST by GreatRoad (O < 0)
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To: depressed in 06

Your mythbuster score is 3/3, sir.


26 posted on 01/24/2012 8:57:13 PM PST by Psalm 144 (Voodoo Republicans: Don't read their lips - watch their hands.)
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To: Marathoner; SWAMPSNIPER

Watch Il Douche? I’d rather drink muddy water and sleep in a hollow log, as the old Jimmie Rodgers song goes.


27 posted on 01/24/2012 9:00:51 PM PST by Bernard Marx
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To: depressed in 06

If Obama doesn’t debate - he’ll lose the election. Debating is MANDATORY [in the public’s eye] ever since Kennedy-Nixon ...

If he doesn’t debate, he will be perceived as being scared ...

IF Newt is the candidate - he WOULD probably eviserate Obama in a debate. Newt knows how to speak, he knows how to debate, and he knows his facts ...

Just imagine the pounding Obama would take on unemployment, the stimulus, the Solyndra loan [as well as other loans to the flywheel compny and the battery company], the pipeline debacle, etc.


28 posted on 01/24/2012 9:01:31 PM PST by Lmo56 (If ya wanna run with the big dawgs - ya gotta learn to piss in the tall grass ...)
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To: Lmo56

My personal favorite was when Barry announced that Eric Holder would be going after fraud. I almost barfed in my ice cream.


29 posted on 01/24/2012 9:05:45 PM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Lmo56
If Obama doesn’t debate - he’ll lose the election. Debating is MANDATORY [in the public’s eye] ever since Kennedy-Nixon ... If he doesn’t debate, he will be perceived as being scared ...

The MSM will blame it on Gingrich's team being recalcitrant about the format.

There won't be any debates. And only a few of Obama's supporters will interpret it as "Obama was scared of Newt".

30 posted on 01/24/2012 9:06:34 PM PST by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA: Ignorance On Parade)
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To: Lmo56

If Obama doesn’t debate - he’ll lose the election. Debating is MANDATORY [in the public’s eye] ever since Kennedy-Nixon ...

If he doesn’t debate, he will be perceived as being scared ...

IF Newt is the candidate - he WOULD probably eviserate Obama in a debate. Newt knows how to speak, he knows how to debate, and he knows his facts ...

Just imagine the pounding Obama would take on unemployment, the stimulus, the Solyndra loan [as well as other loans to the flywheel compny and the battery company], the pipeline debacle, etc.
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I don’t care how many times I hear people say Romney is the only one that can beat Odrama.

Newt is the one who can because unlike McLame and Mittens Newt will call Odrama on what he’s done. Mittens would be another McLame in the campaign ie. don’t use his middle name, Odrama is a good president, etc. etc.

I wanted Cain or Palin but of the 2 viables left I pick Newt.


31 posted on 01/24/2012 9:06:46 PM PST by leapfrog0202 ("the American presidency is not supposed to be a journey of personal discovery" Sarah Palin)
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To: Lmo56

I heard silence throughout the SOTU. Didn’t even turn it on. Did wonders for my blood pressure, too!


32 posted on 01/24/2012 9:10:05 PM PST by EDINVA
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To: Lmo56

I was too busy applying for a federal grant to convert horse manure into solar energy.


33 posted on 01/24/2012 9:14:23 PM PST by bunkerhill7 (Horse manure in the WH ?? Who knew?)
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Horse manure? Way to much work collecting it and all. Plus, you got to feed the damn things, which is more work.

Much easier to get a grant converting, converting, well, sunshine...into solar energy.

yeah, that IS the ticket.

Ought to be worth a few hundred mil at least.

34 posted on 01/24/2012 9:17:23 PM PST by going hot (Happiness is a momma deuce)
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To: jakerobins
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35 posted on 01/24/2012 9:19:31 PM PST by baddog 219
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To: Georgia Girl 2
My personal favorite was when Barry announced that Eric Holder would be going after fraud. I almost barfed in my ice cream.

Maybe Obama could spring Blagojevich and appoint him to a new cabinet level "Secretary of Integrity" post.

36 posted on 01/24/2012 9:27:26 PM PST by Mad_as_heck (The MSM - America's (domestic) public enemy #1.)
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To: Lmo56
The Pens beat the Blues 3-2 in a shootout, their 7th straight win, 4 in OT.

Was there some political stuff going on tonight?

I saw the Drudge headline that had Nancy saying that Newt was the father of her daughter, and bwaney fwank said that he has a secret about Newt. Hohum...

37 posted on 01/24/2012 9:28:21 PM PST by USS Alaska (Nuke The Terrorist Savages)
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To: Mad_as_heck

LOL!!!


38 posted on 01/24/2012 9:34:44 PM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: okie01
There won't be any debates. And only a few of Obama's supporters will interpret it as "Obama was scared of Newt".

It is NOT his supporters that count - they are gonna drink the Kool-Aid anyway ...

It is the UNDECIDED INDEPENDENTS that count - they will perceive an Obama failure to debate as WEAKNESS AND a failure to JUSTIFY his record ...

The election will be won on who gets the majority of uncommitted independents ...

39 posted on 01/24/2012 9:41:53 PM PST by Lmo56 (If ya wanna run with the big dawgs - ya gotta learn to piss in the tall grass ...)
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To: Lmo56
The whole event had a air of boring-ness that could only come from an arrogant, smirking, jerk bent on lecturing everyone like he would a losing team of community organizers in a smelly Chicago locker room.

This was the President of the United States, I had to keep reminding myself, as I watched a display of smugness and 'talking down his nose' to all those gathered.

Shared this, shared that, fair this, fair that. As if Americans were spoiled brats fighting over what remained of a pie or something. Did it ever occur to this as*hole that with him out of the kitchen (coming soon) we'd bake more pies? I still can't believe this neophyte phony ever got elected to President. Just what were his credentials, again?

40 posted on 01/24/2012 9:51:38 PM PST by budwiesest (It's that girl from Alaska, again.)
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To: Lmo56
obama and his handlers seem to be paying rapt attention to the GOP debates during this, an election year, and noting what brings applause and what doesn't.

But then, all democrats - especially the mighy marxist - always campaigns to the center-right, only to slam hard left when they get elected.

As many lies as obama has told, and as far down as he has taken America, only a fool would take seriously anything that he said tonight.

OBAMAS DP SHOW
41 posted on 01/24/2012 9:56:55 PM PST by FrankR (You are only enslaved to the extent of the entitlements you receive.)
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To: jakerobins
Yep. Even Obama’s written lines are falling flat now....He can’t even read his teleprompter well anymore! Newt will eat barry alive in the debates....

Obama will refuse to debate Newt. That will hurt Obama, but not near as much as debating Newt would hurt him.

42 posted on 01/24/2012 10:23:54 PM PST by cpdiii (Deckhand, Roughneck, Mud Man, Geologist, Pilot, Pharmacist. THE CONSTITUTION IS WORTH DYING FOR!)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

“I couldn’t bring myself to watch, my blood pressure is barely under control anyway.”

I understand — I MADE myself watch him. That said, I have concluded that he is a complete and utter madman beyond all reckoning.

His brazenness at showcasing his unconstitutional, non-recess appointment of Richard Cordray was breathtaking.

He is a cad of the highest order.


43 posted on 01/24/2012 10:26:07 PM PST by Bshaw (A nefarious deceit is upon us all!)
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To: USS Alaska

Meanwhile, a picture turns up of Obama and a goat, and the media doesn’t seem to care........


44 posted on 01/24/2012 11:02:19 PM PST by The_Media_never_lie
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To: Lmo56
I am ashamed to say that this is the third time in a row that I did not see the SOTU address...watched Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, Bush, Clintoon, Bush (What year was it that the official response to a POTUS SOTU was given by the USSR Ambassador?), but, I flat refuse to watch a used car salesman try to talk me into buying a 64 rusted out Cadillac powered by donkeys,that have been just been set free to roam the western states, and so I must pay extra to have the car removed as an environmental hazard.
45 posted on 01/24/2012 11:39:27 PM PST by crazyhorse691 (Obama is just the symptom of what is destroying the U.S.)
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To: Psalm 144
Perhaps as with the final days of the Soviet Union, the insiders now the real numbers?

I have worked with many refugees over the years and it was the Ukrainian Christians that always gave me a good reason why they believed that their former country was going to implode...the people lost their souls. Same with liberalism...if its’ tenets were so appealing to the masses than why did they have to resort to fraud, lies, deceit. and division to reach their goals?
46 posted on 01/24/2012 11:49:12 PM PST by crazyhorse691 (Obama is just the symptom of what is destroying the U.S.)
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To: budwiesest
"Just what were his credentials, again? "

Uh, he's clean and articulate?

47 posted on 01/24/2012 11:55:40 PM PST by matthew fuller (Mitt is not a used car salesman- he's an aborted fetus salesman! http://www.stopstericycle.com/)
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To: Avid Coug

One stop ghetto style money laundering service.


48 posted on 01/25/2012 12:18:14 AM PST by rawcatslyentist (It is necessary that a person be born of a father who is a citizen; ~Vattel's Law of Nations)
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To: cpdiii
Obama will refuse to debate Newt. That will hurt Obama, but not near as much as debating Newt would hurt him.

Newt has already said he will let the President's campaign handlers set his own travel schedule. Two hours after the Pres gives a stump speech, Newt will be on the scene ripping Obama a new(t) one.

"What do you think the news will carry? Just Obama, or my response?" Clever Newt. Obama can run but he can't hide.

49 posted on 01/25/2012 3:15:39 AM PST by plangent
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To: Lmo56

I stand by my prediction that there will be no debate. The arrogant narcissism of DumBO will insist it is beneath him to have to debate non-entities. The entertainment will be watching the slimes bend over backwards to kiss ZerO’s a$$.


50 posted on 01/25/2012 11:01:57 AM PST by depressed in 06 ( Where is the 1984 Apple Super Bowl ad when we need it?)
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