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Obama makes speech in a couple's GARAGE... and even his hosts might not vote for him
The Daily Mail ^ | May 12, 2012 | Nina Golgowski

Posted on 05/12/2012 5:12:56 PM PDT by EveningStar

As leader of the free world President Obama will be used to making speeches to millions of people around the globe.

So he might have felt the occasion was a little beneath him yesterday when he stopped off in Reno, Nevada, to deliver an address outside a couple's garage.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Nevada
KEYWORDS: garage; garagespeech; nevada; obama; obamaspeech; reno; speech
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Can't draw a crowd, Mr President? Obama makes speech in couple's GARAGE... and even they say they might not vote for him

1 posted on 05/12/2012 5:13:04 PM PDT by EveningStar
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To: Slings and Arrows; martin_fierro

ping


2 posted on 05/12/2012 5:14:12 PM PDT by EveningStar
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To: EveningStar

Was it at a garage sale?


3 posted on 05/12/2012 5:16:15 PM PDT by 353FMG
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To: Roscoe Karns

There are some photos in the article, but I don’t know if any of them are up to your standards. :)


4 posted on 05/12/2012 5:16:23 PM PDT by EveningStar
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To: EveningStar

that filthy “RED” is up to something....


5 posted on 05/12/2012 5:16:41 PM PDT by LtKerst
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To: EveningStar

there was a thread yesterday on this couple that stated they refinanced their home at the height of the bubble and took out Cash in the amount of 200,000-Plus — and now O is using them to convince US that they need HELP. No wonder they just stood there looking sheepish.


6 posted on 05/12/2012 5:19:28 PM PDT by bunster
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To: EveningStar

Did the car stay awake?


7 posted on 05/12/2012 5:24:00 PM PDT by bray (Power to We the People)
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To: bunster

There was another thread? Crap! I missed it. :(


8 posted on 05/12/2012 5:24:36 PM PDT by EveningStar
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To: EveningStar

I wish he’d attempt to make a speech from my garage/property. I’d tell him to move his butt to the sidewalk or street.


9 posted on 05/12/2012 5:25:39 PM PDT by rfreedom4u (Democracy and islam are not compatible!)
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To: EveningStar

No styrofoam Greek columns... no fainting...no leg tingles...but at least TOTUS was there!


10 posted on 05/12/2012 5:28:03 PM PDT by Freestate316
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To: EveningStar

It was called “Obama’s “Responsible” Reno Homeowners - Are They” and I think by CNBC.


11 posted on 05/12/2012 5:28:43 PM PDT by bunster
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To: EveningStar
Obama 2008

Obama 2012


12 posted on 05/12/2012 5:28:43 PM PDT by Hugin
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To: EveningStar; 444Flyer; Yehuda
Chosen: The president sat down with the couple in their kitchen for a two hour meeting after they were chosen because of their savings from his refinancing program

Word order and product placement ping.

Savior Obama "saves" dimwits. Looks like the venues keep shrinking in order to force a full house. Next thing he'll be doing these in a phone booth. Definitely not cold calling, though. Can you imagine? lol

13 posted on 05/12/2012 5:29:28 PM PDT by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: EveningStar

I wonder if that garage will end up being a polling place?


14 posted on 05/12/2012 5:30:48 PM PDT by thecodont
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To: Hugin

He brings a mini-stage with him? The black fabric/kevlar looking thing?


15 posted on 05/12/2012 5:31:30 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah c<meth. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: combat_boots

Must have lost the teleprompter in transit.


16 posted on 05/12/2012 5:33:30 PM PDT by Hugin
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To: bunster
Found it. Thanks.
17 posted on 05/12/2012 5:33:30 PM PDT by EveningStar
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To: EveningStar

A Yugo in the garage would have been fitting.


18 posted on 05/12/2012 5:34:40 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (We are the 53%. 47% of Americans pay no taxes; end the free ride...)
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To: Hugin

OK. I am confused. I thought he was tall, but next to the couple, he looks about the size of a fledgling. How tall is his mini-stage, and where are they exactly in relationship to 0bama?


19 posted on 05/12/2012 5:36:01 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah c<meth. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: EveningStar
What's wrong here?

"Can't draw a crowd, Mr President? Obama makes speech in couple's GARAGE.">>>>>"So he might have felt the occasion was a little beneath him yesterday when he stopped off in Reno, Nevada, to deliver an address outside a couple's garage."

20 posted on 05/12/2012 5:36:24 PM PDT by Rebelbase
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To: rfreedom4u
I’d tell him to move his butt to the sidewalk or street.

GET OFF MY LAWN!


21 posted on 05/12/2012 5:37:05 PM 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: combat_boots

The driveway is sloping downward to the street.


22 posted on 05/12/2012 5:37:37 PM PDT by Hugin
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To: Rebelbase

I saw that. LOL.


23 posted on 05/12/2012 5:37:59 PM PDT by EveningStar
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To: EveningStar

I wouldn’t walk to the end of my driveway to hear him read.


24 posted on 05/12/2012 5:38:00 PM PDT by Recon Dad (Gas & Petroleum Junkie)
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To: Ezekiel
Definitely not cold calling, though. Can you imagine? lol

"Uh, hello! This is your President calling, and I...no, this is not your brother Vinnie...anyway, I wanted to ask you for [click]...uh, hello?"


25 posted on 05/12/2012 5:40:17 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (FUMR)
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To: Hugin
I noticed that too.

WHERE IS TOTUS?

26 posted on 05/12/2012 5:40:36 PM 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: EveningStar

Another thing that was funny about the presser — covered by Fox News — was they closed with a shot of O crossing the street to the waiting Crowd of — of I’d guess about 20 people (maybe). Enough trappings of red white and blue ribbons and ‘stuff” to accommodate far more.

Disastrous press op.


27 posted on 05/12/2012 5:41:21 PM PDT by bunster
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To: EveningStar

Is there a picture of the “crowd?”


28 posted on 05/12/2012 5:41:45 PM PDT by jennings2004 (President Hayes, Mount Rushmore, telephone, Dear Leader...what a mix!)
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To: combat_boots

His mini stage looks less like a stage and more like a hole he’s standing in.

I’m thinking the secret service lowered him to make him less of a target to any distant would be assassin.

If that’s true...and I’m only guessing...it LOOKS like the couple are sitting ducks.


29 posted on 05/12/2012 5:44:46 PM PDT by txrangerette ("HOLD TO THE TRUTH...SPEAK WITHOUT FEAR" - Glenn Beck)
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To: Hugin

That woman in white looks bigger than he does, and he should be closer to the street, no?


30 posted on 05/12/2012 5:44:51 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah c<meth. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: EveningStar

I thought this was a joke until I clicked on it and saw The Won standing outside of this garage. How desperate is he?

Now that the GOP has annointed Romney, Ears will win easily. But Ears is obviously pretty insecure, since he knows that nobody outside of the Beltway and selected ghetto neighborhoods likes him. I say selected, because any black person in his or her right mind must realize that Bambi has destroyed the small businesses that they ran or that employed them and doesn’t really give a darn about them.

His melanin doesn’t counteract the fact that he was brought up in the family of a left-wing white bank president and her left-wing white dysfunctional husband in an only recently American state (where the stork probably didn’t drop him in the first place).

That said, blacks will still vote for him. Also, lots of low-income whites support him because of his leftist class-warfare rhetoric, but they won’t vote for him because they don’t vote anyway because it’s too difficult.


31 posted on 05/12/2012 5:45:34 PM PDT by livius
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Just how big a flag is that anyway? A 3 by 5?


32 posted on 05/12/2012 5:46:22 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah c<meth. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: EveningStar

Was the American flag put up as a prop? Looks VERY new, and the fixture and pole are really clean and shiny. I’m pleased to see the flag, but I wonder if it was placed there for effect.


33 posted on 05/12/2012 5:49:01 PM PDT by Exit148
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To: EveningStar

Maybe not to others, but to me this picture is as funny as Dukakis in the tank.


34 posted on 05/12/2012 5:49:09 PM PDT by Anima Mundi (ENVY IS JUST PASSIVE, LAZY GREED)
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To: combat_boots

We have garage bands. Garage tinkerers. Garage inventions. Garage workbenches. Garage companies. Garage consultancies.

Now we have a garage President.

“What a savings.”


35 posted on 05/12/2012 5:51:25 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah c<meth. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: jennings2004
Is there a picture of the “crowd?”


36 posted on 05/12/2012 5:52:51 PM PDT by Hugin
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To: EveningStar

There is a sense of utter desperation in this scene. Zer0 is desperately trying to connect with Middle America using the props of a Middle Class neighborhood in the suburbs.

It is hopeless and stinks to high heaven. We need a leader who does not need people as props, teleprompters, and a staged background to spew his Communist propaganda. We a champion of liberty like Sarah Palin.


37 posted on 05/12/2012 5:54:31 PM PDT by jonrick46 (Countdown to 11-06-2012)
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To: Hugin

Thanks for posting the picture.

President Urkel strikes again!

That is one of the most epic fails ever.

In front of a garage? 20 people showed up?

LOL


38 posted on 05/12/2012 5:55:19 PM PDT by TheConservativeParty ("War." Andrew Breitbart)
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To: Exit148

They probably try to have a flag whenever possible.


39 posted on 05/12/2012 5:56:18 PM PDT by EveningStar
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To: jonrick46

That’s probably the Press Pool lined up across the street.


40 posted on 05/12/2012 5:56:37 PM PDT by bunster
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To: TheConservativeParty
In front of a garage? 20 people showed up?

Maybe that was for the neighbor kid's lemonade stand?

41 posted on 05/12/2012 5:58:50 PM PDT by thecodont
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To: Hugin

They covered the people’s lawn or kept the ‘audience’ at a distance from him, even though they would have all needed to be vetted.

He thinks talking to the people’s neighbors via a mic with them standing across the street is folksy or something?

Do they have cooties?


42 posted on 05/12/2012 6:00:00 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah c<meth. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: txrangerette

Good observation.


43 posted on 05/12/2012 6:02:31 PM PDT by thecodont
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To: combat_boots
Obama just doesn't want any more "Joe the Plumber" moments from the crowd, like the last time he walked through a regular neighborhood.

-PJ

44 posted on 05/12/2012 6:03:00 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you can vote for President, then your children can run for President.)
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To: EveningStar

This is so lame and desperate of obammy that it’s downright embarrassing.......

The rest of the world is probably laughing themselves silly over this—how the mighty USA has fallen........


45 posted on 05/12/2012 6:03:27 PM PDT by basil (It's time to rid the country of "gun free zones" aka "Killing Fields")
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To: EveningStar

If ever there was a pre-made SNL sketch, this was one. 3am, noise heard, hubbie checks driveway. “It’s OK, honey, it was just Obama setting up his podium again.” There’s now a Twitter hash #ButObamasInMyDriveway.

I can’t help but wonder if that flack who came up with the “reconnecting with ordinary Americans” line understands that it’s an admission.


46 posted on 05/12/2012 6:06:55 PM PDT by ArmstedFragg (hoaxy dopey changey)
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To: Political Junkie Too

Yeah, I can just see me going over to a friend’s neighborhood in order to get a good view of the Preezy or whatever Baraka calls himself these days. So, I get there, am strip searched, and I get to listen to him behind a barrier and on a mic. I’d have a closer view on TV.

Years ago, I was front and center, 10 feet from a Presidential candidate. Just to listen. I also went and tried to listen to the Toon once, but I got tired of standing and waiting after almost 2 hours, even though I was about 25 feet, stage right. What a prima donna, that Toon.

This takes donna to a whole ‘nuther level.


47 posted on 05/12/2012 6:09:11 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah c<meth. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: EveningStar

That idiot can’t even pass gas without standing at a podium. I guess that is his “tactical” podium. What a dipstick.


48 posted on 05/12/2012 6:14:18 PM PDT by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: Hugin

Well at least his team had people come in and touch up paint jobs, mow lawns and fix up landscaping. I wonder what they had to pay the neighbors to stand there for the photo op?


49 posted on 05/12/2012 6:19:51 PM PDT by lovesdogs
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To: EveningStar; Slings and Arrows

I think I'll just leave this here.

50 posted on 05/12/2012 6:23:17 PM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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