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Obama heads for taping of 'The View,' as UN summit begins
FoxNews.com ^ | September 24, 2012 | unattributed

Posted on 09/24/2012 11:17:56 AM PDT by Hunton Peck

President Obama will be among the world leaders arriving in New York on Monday for the U.N. General Assembly, but unlike other presidents or prime ministers Obama plans to head straight for a daytime TV interview.

The president’s schedule has him and first lady Michelle Obama sitting down for a taping of ABC’s “The View" shortly after arriving in New York.

Though Obama will deliver a major speech Tuesday before the annual assembly, he has largely left the one-on-one meetings to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, sparking criticism that he appears more concerned about his re-election effort than talking directly to other world leaders about such issues as Iran’s quest for nuclear capability and the violent, deadly protests in the Middle East and North Africa.

“People around the world listen to the president because he is commander in chief,” Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., told Fox News on Monday morning.

Clinton will be handling meetings Monday with some of the heavy-hitters who are critical in managing the latest wave of unrest and violence. Clinton is set to meet with Libyan President Mohamed Magariaf, Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari and Afghan President Hamid Karzai.

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney defended the president, saying he's had "extensive consultations" with those and other leaders in recent weeks. "Those consultations will continue," Carney said, adding that Obama will surely...

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: hillary; obama; priorities

1 posted on 09/24/2012 11:18:08 AM PDT by Hunton Peck
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To: Hunton Peck
No meeting with our #1 Ally in the Region, Israel.

But 0bummer has time for the Girls on The View.

"Bumps in the Road" - 0bama

2 posted on 09/24/2012 11:23:00 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie (You didn't build that. The private sector is doing fine. We tried our plan and it worked.)
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To: Hunton Peck

The View needs a rename to The Spew.


3 posted on 09/24/2012 11:26:09 AM PDT by JPG (Make it happen)
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To: Hunton Peck

The Celebrity-in-Chief and the Me-First Lady continue the celebration tour after Muslim Terrorists kill Americans ... they are not letting running over a few (dead American) bumps in the road slow down the 4th year of partying in the WH.

4 posted on 09/24/2012 11:27:54 AM PDT by MissMagnolia (Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. (M.Thatcher))
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To: Hunton Peck

Obama totaslly disgusts me.


5 posted on 09/24/2012 11:30:34 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Hunton Peck

I saw that leftist hack/Family Guy Robert Gibbs on FOX this morning saying it was okay for Barry Obama to on the Morning Yack/The Vie because “we have phones now.” He was dead serious and said it with a straight face.


6 posted on 09/24/2012 11:32:01 AM PDT by subterfuge (BUILD MORE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS NOW!!!)
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To: Hunton Peck

Obozo knows he needs to spend more time bottom feeding than working on world affairs. His target audience has him hamstrung. He can’t get enough votes without bottom feeding.


7 posted on 09/24/2012 11:33:50 AM PDT by BillyBonebrake
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To: Hunton Peck

Well, a girl has got to have her priorities...


8 posted on 09/24/2012 11:34:20 AM PDT by Wildbill22
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To: Hunton Peck

Facts don’t matter.

It doesn’t matter that Obama might destroy America.

Obama will take care of me and makes me comfortable as I do as I please.

Liberals only have one perspective of Romney;
He’s Rich,
He’s going to take away our abortions,
He’s Mormon, (which means he has standards that he might attempt to hold me to).


9 posted on 09/24/2012 11:36:05 AM PDT by G Larry (Which of Obama's policies do you think I'd support if he were white?)
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To: Hunton Peck

—— sparking criticism that he appears more concerned about his re-election effort than talking directly to other world leaders -——

That’s just the outward appearance. Deep inside, this great man, who won’t give a penny to his slum-dwelling half brother, and who was the sole vote in opposition to an anti-infanticide bill, is all heart.


10 posted on 09/24/2012 11:37:30 AM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas (Viva Christo Rey!)
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To: Hunton Peck

He is a coward. He knows he can’t run with the big dogs so he stays on the porch and spews with the View gals. I am so ashamed if this coward.


11 posted on 09/24/2012 11:41:11 AM PDT by informavoracious (Abortions are unproductive wrongs, not reproductive rights.)
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To: informavoracious

He likes it when those liberal sluts drool all over him and that includes Hasselbeck.


12 posted on 09/24/2012 11:46:07 AM PDT by NKP_Vet
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To: G Larry

With liberals all they care about is free abortions and taking away wealth from people who have succeeded. I follow this girl on facebook(Who I did not know at first was a liberal) she just posted a facebook comment about the 60 Minutes interview last night, not one mention about Obama’s “Bump in the road” comment, nope, all she talked about is how Romney wants to take away her right to have an abortion(I wanted to tell her SO badly if she loves abortion so much she should have been aborted) and that the role of the Govt is to control everything we do(So basically she’s admitting that she’s an idiot and needs mommy Govt to do everything for her) this is how liberal whackos think


13 posted on 09/24/2012 11:51:27 AM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: subterfuge

“we have phones now.”

then why didn’t he phone in his interview with the View and meet face to face with the leader of Israel?
Priorities Sir, priorities.


14 posted on 09/24/2012 11:55:24 AM PDT by Taffini ( Mr. Pippen and Mr. Waffles do not approve and neither do I)
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To: Hunton Peck

This is a sign of desperation for The Pathological Liar-In Chief that he must sacrifice the UN meeting to appeal to his base, i.e. woman.


15 posted on 09/24/2012 11:55:32 AM PDT by MrDem (Founder: Democrats for Cheney/Palin 2012)
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To: Uncle Miltie
This image is disturbing and it should have been used by the media. It is as disturbing as the image of the planes flying through the Twin Towers which the Media will not use.

Obama has got to go-Please vote Romney and Ryan I beg all to do so

16 posted on 09/24/2012 12:09:25 PM PDT by funfan
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Sarah, I hate to give advice, but using ‘think’ and ‘liberal’ in the same sentence is rather contradictory.


17 posted on 09/24/2012 12:22:00 PM PDT by jakota (jakota)
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To: jakota

Your right, my mistake putting the two together, we all know liberals don’t “Think” they just repeat the same zombie talking points coming from Commies


18 posted on 09/24/2012 12:26:13 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: subterfuge

We also have video conferencing he could use for the view as well.


19 posted on 09/24/2012 12:26:46 PM PDT by edcoil (It is not over until I win.)
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To: Hunton Peck

“...he has largely left the one-on-one meetings to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

IMO, having a woman as Secretary Of State, no matter how qualified, to these Arab countries is a joke. Those people do not respect woman for their knowledge and look down on them.


20 posted on 09/24/2012 12:51:02 PM PDT by duckman (I'm part of the group pulling the wagon!)
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To: Hunton Peck
Citizens sitting around watching "The View" are not likely to be parents concerned about the future liberty of their grandchildren, this President believes, or he never would be degrading the Office of the President by such a shameful display of smiling indulgence and arrogancy.

With that said, another thread today contains an article about potential "complacency" among Americans.

If American citizens are so "complacent" that they don't see that a President who smoozes with super-wealthy celebrities, appears on Letterman and The View while the Middle East is burning him in effigy, along with the flag he represents, and millions of his citizens are suffering loss of pay checks and the resulting indignity of his failed policies, then perhaps they no longer represent an intelligent voting group.

While he chit-chats with wealthy Hollywood types, he disparages and punishes what he calls "rich" people who have earned their wealth either by "making" things or risking their own money in investments that enabled others to produce wealth. That is not a leader whose actions match his words and ideology.

Back in 2010, just before the November landslide vote for Republicans, hundreds of thousands of orderly and concerned citizens assembled in Washington, D. C. for what was called a "Restore Honor" demonstration of strength.

President Barack Obama stated: “It’s not surprising that someone . . . is able to stir up a certain portion of [the American people]. … "

Hundreds of thousands of peaceable, well-informed, independently knowledgeable citizens of the United States voluntarily assemble themselves in their nation's capital because of their concern about the future of liberty in America, and their President views them as being "stir(red) up" by "someone"?

How arrogant and insulting!

Does Mr. Obama view them, as he must have viewed the thousands who attend his campaign rallies, as just ignorant puppets who can be yanked around by "someone" like himself or Glenn Beck?

What does this say about the honor and sincerity of the man who sought and holds the office of President of the United States?

Can anyone imagine any one of America's first four Presidents holding such a view of a peaceable assembly of 300-500,000 of his fellow citizens, as occurred in 2010?

Informed citizens are the bulwark of liberty for a nation, and they should be considered a treasure. Here are quotations from two Founders and former Presidents. Note the tone of those Presidents' comments regarding the need for the kinds of citizens who attended that 2010 Saturday event in Washington--citizens Mr. Obama discounted as merely "stirred up":

"I do not think it for the interest of the General Government itself, and still less of the Union at large, that the State governments should be so little respected as they have been. However, I dare say that in time all these as well as their central government, like the planets revolving round their common sun, acting and acted upon according to their respective weights and distances, will produce that beautiful equilibrium on which our Constitution is founded, and which I believe it will exhibit to the world in a degree of perfection, unexampled but in the planetary system itself. The enlightened statesman, therefore, will endeavor to preserve the weight and influence of every part, as too much given any member of it would destroy the general equilibrium." --Thomas Jefferson to Peregrine Fitzhugh, 1798. ME 10:3

"I know no safe depositary of the ultimate powers of the society but the people themselves; and if we think them not enlightened enough to exercise their control with a wholesome discretion, the remedy is not to take it from them, but to inform their discretion by education. This is the true corrective of abuses of constitutional power." --Thomas Jefferson to William C. Jarvis, 1820. ME 15:278

"If Caesar had been as virtuous as he was daring and sagacious, what could he, even in the plenitude of his usurped power, have done to lead his fellow citizens into good government?... If their people indeed had been, like ourselves, enlightened, peaceable, and really free, the answer would be obvious. 'Restore independence to all your foreign conquests, relieve Italy from the government of the rabble of Rome, consult it as a nation entitled to self-government, and do its will.' But steeped in corruption, vice and venality, as the whole nation was,... what could even Cicero, Cato, Brutus have done, had it been referred to them to establish a good government for their country?... No government can continue good but under the control of the people; and their people were so demoralized and depraved as to be incapable of exercising a wholesome control. Their reformation then was to be taken up ab incunabulis. Their minds were to be informed by education what is right and what wrong; to be encouraged in habits of virtue and deterred from those of vice by the dread of punishments proportioned, indeed, but irremissible; in all cases, to follow truth as the only safe guide, and to eschew error, which bewilders us in one false consequence after another in endless succession. These are the inculcations necessary to render the people a sure basis for the structure of order and good government. . . ." --Thomas Jefferson to John Adams, 1819. ME 15:233

"An enlightened people, and an energetic public opinion... will control and enchain the aristocratic spirit of the government." --Thomas Jefferson to Chevalier de Ouis, 1814. ME 14:130

"I know no safe depositary of the ultimate powers of the society but the people themselves; and if we think them not enlightened enough to exercise their control with a wholesome discretion, the remedy is not to take it from them, but to inform their discretion by education. This is the true corrective of abuses of constitutional power." --Thomas Jefferson to William C. Jarvis, 1820.

"Every government degenerates when trusted to the rulers of the people alone. The people themselves, therefore, are its only safe depositories. And to render even them safe, their minds must be improved to a certain degree." --Thomas Jefferson: Notes on Virginia, 1782.

"Educate and inform the whole mass of the people. Enable them to see that it is their interest to preserve peace and order, and they will preserve them. And it requires no very high degree of education to convince them of this. They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty." --Thomas Jefferson to James Madison, 1787.

"Whenever the people are well-informed, they can be trusted with their own government." --Thomas Jefferson to Richard Price, 1789.

"Whenever things get so far wrong as to attract their notice, the people, if well informed, may be relied on to set them to rights." --Thomas Jefferson to Richard Price, 1789.

"Although all men are born free, and all nations might be so, yet too true it is, that slavery has been the general lot of the human race. Ignorant – they have been cheated; asleep – they have been surprised; divided – the yoke has been forced upon them. But what is the lesson?... The people ought to be enlightened, to be awakened, to be united, that after establishing a government they should watch over it." - James Madison

"A well-instructed people alone can be permanently a free people." - James Madison

"I believe there are more instances of the abridgement of freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments by those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations." - James Madison

"To suppose that any form of government will secure liberty or happiness without any virtue in the people, is a chimerical idea." - James Madison

21 posted on 09/24/2012 12:56:29 PM PDT by loveliberty2
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