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Speculation Grows That Obama May Drop Biden
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Posted on 08/07/2012 9:08:03 PM PDT by tsowellfan

Joe Biden’s second week-long vacation in little over a month is fueling speculation that President Barack Obama may be preparing to make a change in his running mate.

"The Vice President and Dr. Jill Biden will be in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. There are no public events scheduled," Biden’s White House schedule reads. A month ago, Biden and his wife, took the week of July 4 to vacation, also in Rehoboth Beach, the Weekly Standard reported.

“Biden's second week-long vacation in as many months is likely to fuel speculation that President Barack Obama is considering dropping the veteran politician from the ticket this election,” the Standard commented.

“Biden's frequent errors and gaffes in office and on the campaign trail have been the source of much consternation for the Obama administration, and have resulted in strong calls for Biden to be dropped from the ticket.”...

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TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: biden; election2012; obama
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1 posted on 08/07/2012 9:08:14 PM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: tsowellfan

For Elizabeth Warren?


2 posted on 08/07/2012 9:09:35 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: tsowellfan

Defense Romney.

Palin as VP. Good for anyone.


3 posted on 08/07/2012 9:10:22 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (America doesn't need any new laws. America needs freedom!)
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To: tsowellfan

Hysteria and desperation is starting to set in for Barry the Kenyan Guy.


4 posted on 08/07/2012 9:10:45 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The NRA did not create James "The Joker" Holmes. Harvey Weinstein's Hollywood did.)
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To: tsowellfan

But who else could provide such insular security? Pelosi?
Wasserman-Schultz?

Has to be a lesser light or the Ego Gods will not be satiated.


5 posted on 08/07/2012 9:11:43 PM PDT by One Name
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

HildaBeast


6 posted on 08/07/2012 9:12:24 PM PDT by funfan
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Having another ethnic minority couldn’t hurt.


7 posted on 08/07/2012 9:12:28 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: tsowellfan

And himself.


8 posted on 08/07/2012 9:13:09 PM PDT by <1/1,000,000th%
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To: tsowellfan

Cynthia McKinney would make a fine VP for Obama..


9 posted on 08/07/2012 9:13:20 PM PDT by cardinal4 (Do I really need a /s tag?)
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To: tsowellfan

Will he pick a homosexual abortionist?


10 posted on 08/07/2012 9:13:31 PM PDT by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

From your post to God’s ears...

Meanwhile, SP is busy trying to win the Senate for us.


11 posted on 08/07/2012 9:13:36 PM PDT by One Name
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To: tsowellfan

“Speculation”???

It’s been an OPEN SECRET since the Obamacare debate that Obama intended to nominate Hillary as VP, if Dems were in trouble come 2012.


12 posted on 08/07/2012 9:14:14 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

If he chooses Hillary he’ll get re-elected then probably Breitbart her.


13 posted on 08/07/2012 9:14:37 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: tsowellfan

We’ll know for sure when Slick Willie’s wife shows up on the boob tube screeching, “I ain’t no ways tarred!”


14 posted on 08/07/2012 9:17:20 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The NRA did not create James "The Joker" Holmes. Harvey Weinstein's Hollywood did.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

An ugly witch locked in a close Senate race? That’s absurd. She’s a nobody unless she beats Brown first. Nazis are in love with her for some reason.


15 posted on 08/07/2012 9:17:33 PM PDT by Impy (Don't call me red.)
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To: tsowellfan

Nooooooo!


16 posted on 08/07/2012 9:18:03 PM PDT by MNDude ( Victimhood is the Holy Grail of liberalism)
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To: tsowellfan

Biden is a ventriloquist’s dummy.


17 posted on 08/07/2012 9:19:42 PM PDT by Darteaus94025
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

Or visa versa.


18 posted on 08/07/2012 9:20:44 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: funfan

Not a chance. Oblablah has to lose for Hitlery to run next time round. She HAAAAAAATES obummer.The Clintoons hate any dem who have poor political instincts and do not understand the world around them.


19 posted on 08/07/2012 9:21:04 PM PDT by ping jockey (We have arrogant jerks for leaders and WE will pay the highest cost.)
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To: tsowellfan

OMG! He’s writing off Delaware!


20 posted on 08/07/2012 9:21:12 PM PDT by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class!)
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To: Jyotishi

>Will he pick a homosexual abortionist?<

Isn’t that every lib on the planet?


21 posted on 08/07/2012 9:21:19 PM PDT by bimboeruption (Clinging to my Bible and my HK.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

An astute observation. Might explain her high profile at the convention. White. Female. Women without morals attract the same and help to advance Marx II and everything else, so why not? The dims need to win women’s vote.

Nice parting shot to Hillary also, as in, you-are-so-yesterday.


22 posted on 08/07/2012 9:21:51 PM PDT by RitaOK (NO ROMNEY, NO COMPROMISE. NO WAY. NO HOW. NOT NOW. NOT EVER.)
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To: tsowellfan

How about Kucinich?


23 posted on 08/07/2012 9:21:54 PM PDT by cardinal4 (Do I really need a /s tag?)
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

Well if Obama gets reelected due to Hilary, you can thank republicans for the idiotic strategy of building up Hilary last time in the belief it would get women to vote for McCain. And our heart throb Sarah Palin was a key player in that. Meanwhile, Hilary is as stupid and dangerous as ever.


24 posted on 08/07/2012 9:22:11 PM PDT by Williams (No Obama)
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To: tsowellfan

I suppose it’s possible, but it seems so unlikely this close to the election. Any attempt to force Biden off now is going to be seen for what it is, a panic move. True, Hillary! would help Obama in some quarters. I still believe, though, most voters are basically fair people and would not take it lightly if Obama blatantly shoved his own VP under the bus. Biden’s a clown, but he’s been a loyal clown to this administration.


25 posted on 08/07/2012 9:23:22 PM PDT by DemforBush
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To: bimboeruption

Just making a safe guess.


26 posted on 08/07/2012 9:23:45 PM PDT by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: All

I thought Biden would be gone with 90 days to go. That time has arrived...


27 posted on 08/07/2012 9:24:05 PM PDT by BushMeister ("We are a nation that has a government - not the other way around." --Ronald Reagan)
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To: tsowellfan

Anybody that accepts the VP slot over Biden can kiss their political career goodbye when Obama loses. Who is willing to accept the challenge?


28 posted on 08/07/2012 9:24:22 PM PDT by doc1019 (Romney will NEVER get my vote.)
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To: doc1019
Who is willing to accept the challenge?

Rosie Odonnell, her time has come..

29 posted on 08/07/2012 9:27:19 PM PDT by cardinal4 (Do I really need a /s tag?)
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To: Williams
Biden is unlikely to be dropped. It will show a sign of desperation on 0bama’s campaign.

Even if he is dropped, Hillary will not be on the ticket. She knows 0bama is a loser and certainly cannot be tied into his record if she makes a run in 2016. That's why she will no longer be SoS after 2012.

30 posted on 08/07/2012 9:29:19 PM PDT by chrisinoc
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To: DemforBush

Perhaps he’s waiting to see who Romney chooses before he makes a final decision on who to replace Biden with.


31 posted on 08/07/2012 9:30:07 PM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: Jonty30

Having another ethnic minority couldn’t hurt.


It will either be a structural feminist or a latino...both with marxist leanings of course.


32 posted on 08/07/2012 9:32:43 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (Resurrect the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC)...before there is no America!)
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To: tsowellfan

33 posted on 08/07/2012 9:33:11 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: Williams

When was Sarah involved in any effort to build up Hillary? Never happened. And any GOP who supported Hillary in the dem primary were trying to derail barak by making their primary last longer.

But you are wrong about Sarah being any part of that.


34 posted on 08/07/2012 9:33:11 PM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: tsowellfan

What!?! Drop Old Stupid Joe? If Barky does that, who will he replace him with? The reason he picked Stupid Joe was so he could look smarter by comparison. Now who is he going to get? They don’t come any dumber than Old Stupid Joe.


35 posted on 08/07/2012 9:33:18 PM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: cardinal4
Cynthia McKinney would make a fine VP for Obama..
Now THATS funny!
36 posted on 08/07/2012 9:33:18 PM PDT by wjcsux ("In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act." - George Orwell)
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To: tsowellfan
Dumping Biden would be an obvious sign of panic, and no matter how the White House would spin it, the pundit class would see it as nothing but a desperation move. It won't happen.

OTOH... after several news cycles have been devoted to Biden gaffes, they likely have him on a short list. (I don't think Obama was quite ready to go public with his gay marriage "evolution".)

37 posted on 08/07/2012 9:34:39 PM PDT by Tex-Con-Man (T. Coddington Van Voorhees VII 2012 - "Together, I Shall Ride You To Victory")
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To: tsowellfan

The Hildabeast is the only possible VP nominee that could possibly help Obama.


38 posted on 08/07/2012 9:37:20 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Obamaid has to go.)
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To: Tex-Con-Man

list=leash...sheesh.


39 posted on 08/07/2012 9:37:27 PM PDT by Tex-Con-Man (T. Coddington Van Voorhees VII 2012 - "Together, I Shall Ride You To Victory")
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To: tsowellfan
Joe is going out to take a walk in the park.


40 posted on 08/07/2012 9:39:59 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: tsowellfan
This is all so simple.

1. Hillary is, and always was a liar. In fact, she is a perennial, perpetual, obligate liar ( Sir Edmund Hillary is her namesake, She was under sniper fire in Bosnia. She read the Wall Street on how to succeed in the futures market, she didn't know about the FALN pardons, stealing White House china and art was somehow an error, she was a Yankees fan, and many other whoppers.) And So, in March of 2011 when she says that in she will retire from politics in 2012, any village idiot knows that she's running for VEEP in 2012.

2. This is important. In 2011, (alleged) President Obama, Vice President Biden, and Hillary Rodham (Clinton), by my guess, conspired to have Hillary be the VEEP candidate.

3. This means that Biden will need to bow out. Now, since Democrats are NEVER, EVER honest about anything, I expect Biden to FAKE a health condition, and just go along.

4. Then, since the Dems just love PUBLICITY STUNTS, I expect a fake plea from Obama to Hillary to be the VEEP, while...

5. Hillary FAKES playing hard-to-get, saying (lying, of course) that she's "retiring" and doesn't want it. Mind you, I suspect that this is the script since 2011.

6. So, just in time for the Dem convention, you will see (planted) "news" stories about allegedly worried Dems pleading to Hillary..."Please accept the VEEP nomination, Hillary, the nation needs you", and other such lines.

7. This will be a mandatory media fenzy (they have already ceded that First Amendment thingy to Obama, anyway), and the "news" media will make this a 24/7 national worry. How can we convince Hillary to accept?

8. I would love to be wrong about any of this.

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41 posted on 08/07/2012 9:40:26 PM PDT by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: tsowellfan
Replacing Biden would be a smart political move on Obama's part.

No one on that side could unite their fractions more than Bill or Hillary. That party is in dire straights though their ideas to transform America is still intact.

42 posted on 08/07/2012 9:40:43 PM PDT by Christie at the beach (I like Newt and would love to see political dead bodies on the floor.)
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To: tsowellfan

Colin Powell.


43 posted on 08/07/2012 9:40:47 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: ping jockey

“Not a chance. Oblablah has to lose for Hitlery to run next time round”

Don’t understand this.


44 posted on 08/07/2012 9:50:12 PM PDT by ModelBreaker
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To: tsowellfan
Here are 56 reasons why Barack Obama is a lying, lawbreaking, warmongering, corrupt cronyist, who loves corporate lobbyists and Wall St., and who has no respect for the Constitution, limited government, rule of law, individual freedom, civil liberties, the taxpayers, or sick people who have prescriptions for medical marijuana
45 posted on 08/07/2012 9:50:51 PM PDT by grundle
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To: tsowellfan

Dumping Biden for Bill Ayers makes sense.


46 posted on 08/07/2012 9:53:43 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: tsowellfan
Joe Biden’s second week-long vacation in little over a month is fueling speculation that President Barack Obama may be preparing to make a change in his running mate.

Why? This fits right in with this administration. Perhaps Anvil Joe flew his dog in on a private helicopter, too?

Perhaps Delaware is a bit pedestrian for the Obama's, I guess.
47 posted on 08/07/2012 9:53:55 PM PDT by CaspersGh0sts
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To: Seaplaner
You are right on the money, and I was just about to post many of the same ideas.

Thanks for typing it up for me!

48 posted on 08/07/2012 9:55:52 PM PDT by Semper911 (When you want to rob Peter to pay Paul, you'll always have the support of Paul.)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Or Alan West.

Biden though, always seemed like an insurance policy for barry in that at least no one with any concern for the country, however misdirected, would do him any harm and actually raise Biden to the Presidency.


49 posted on 08/07/2012 9:57:02 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: Seaplaner

While I agree that Hillary would be the obvious choice to bolster Obama’s chances, I can’t see Obama trusting the Clintons enough to take the chance. With Hillary one heartbeat away from the presidency, Bamster might feel a little nervous. Plus Sweet Moochelle would never stand for it.


50 posted on 08/07/2012 10:18:49 PM PDT by Avid Coug
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