Skip to comments.Live Thread: Vice Presidential Debate 9:00 P.M. EDT 10/11/12 Joe Biden vs. Paul Ryan
Posted on 10/11/2012 5:10:45 PM PDT by kristinn
All debates will take place from 9:00-10:30 p.m. Eastern Time.
Vice presidential debate:
Thursday, October 11
Centre College, Danville, KY
Moderator: Martha Raddatz, Senior Foreign Affairs Correspondent, ABC News
YouTube w/ ABC News/Yahoo! coverage
Raddatz, thinking along your lines that the brainless Biden needs much help, and so therefore she will attempt to skew favorable questions to Biden and try to plant land mines for Ryan.
Ryan will easily move around the OBot land mines, and easily pivot to hammering Biden and Obama. :-)
That be him! :)
I’ll post a couple during breaks.
C-Span is my choice, they don’t have those annoying obligatory screen shots whenever someone’s name is mentioned.
Nice clean screen.
FR used to scream on live threads.
We need new servers.
Keep in mind, out advantage is that our guys are always sharp (those that are capable of sharpening). Our guys are challenged *constantly*. Ryan has been attacked consistently for the last two years for “throwing Granny-in-a-wheel-chair” over the cliff. He has thick skin.
Unfair for what it is. But when it really counts, our guys are primed. That’s why an embattled Mitt Romney crushed a flaccid Barak Obama last week.
Hate to say it, but I fully expect FR to crash - as it usually does - during busy nights like tonight. It's a shame... oh well.
My hope is that Biden tries too hard to over-compensate for Bozo by going aggressive and passionate... thankfully, that is when he gaffes. He’ll call Martha ‘Marvin’ or something similar. Or maybe he’ll vomit the grilled chicken he just had all over the crowd.
Thanksa in advance for copying and pasting some of Dicks tweets to this thread during the debate....for those of us that have not yet become “twits” or “Tweeters” ;-) LOL
Thank you, Sis!
What channel is ever body watchin' on?
Yeah. Dick Morris usually has a good analysis of debates, even if every other Tweet mentions “here come the black helicopters!”
Yes...or his face starts melting due to the heat of the lights...and we find out underneath all that make-up is really Candy Crowley...bwwwaaahahahah.
We’re watching the debate on the Fox News Channel... best talking heads afterward!
I can’t conceive of watching Joe-Z Wails for 90 minutes... oy! But I will be following commentary here.
Let’s all remember one thing: it’s almost a certainty that this will not be a replay of the Trouncing of Obamugabe. That said, Ryan will more than hold his own.
2 sleezy slobs
Biden voted to overturn “Roe V” long ago
now he is pro same-sex marriage
I would ask that FReepers keep the images at bay during the debate to keep the speed challenged in the mix. Thx
Free Republic...when I get nervous...I watch by Proxy
I refuse to do Tweeting, Facebook and even Powerpoint!ha.
I accept brief, terse texting but there is no guarantee that I will text back..and all my friends know that.
My cell phone has a message if I am on the phone and someone is trying to call in that says,” Please calll back. I am on the phone with someone more important than you.”ha.
I’m looking forward to an analysis from Krauthammer, and possibly a shot of Beckle crying in the men’s room. haha
Yup, there’s Bomber, flipping off Biden for the camera.
Best Looking too! I stick with FOX all day long...makes the day fun! I get to drool on the girls and laugh at the Shepster!!
13:00 minutes and counting down!
I often miss things by typing on FR but often see things I missed too.
good point..keep the images on the down low.
“Folks, I can tell you I’ve known eight presidents, three of them intimately.” —Joe Biden, Aug. 22, 2012
Look at what they [Republicans] value, and look at their budget. And look what they’re proposing. [Romney] said in the first 100 days, he’s going to let the big banks write their own rules — unchain Wall Street. They’re going to put y’all back in chains.” —Joe Biden, speaking to a largely African-American audience in Danville, Va., Aug. 14, 2012
“My mother believed and my father believed that if I wanted to be president of the United States, I could be, I could be Vice President!” —Joe Biden, campaigning in Youngstown, Ohio, May 16, 2012
“I promise you, the president has a big stick. I promise you.” —Joe Biden, citing Theodore Roosevelt’s famous quote, “Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.” (April 26, 2012)
“This is a big fucking deal!” —Joe Biden, caught on an open mic congratulating President Barack Obama during the health care signing ceremony, Washington, D.C., March 23, 2010
“His mom lived in Long Island for ten years or so. God rest her soul. And- although, she’s- wait- your mom’s still- your mom’s still alive. Your dad passed. God bless her soul.” —Joe Biden, on the mother of Irish Prime Minister Brian Cowen, who is very much alive, Washington, D.C., March 17, 2010
“I wouldn’t go anywhere in confined places now. When one person sneezes it goes all the way through the aircraft. That’s me. I would not be, at this point, if they had another way of transportation, suggesting they ride the subway.” —Joe Biden, providing handy tips to protect against the swine flu and freaking us out, “Today Show” interview, April 30, 2009
“An hour late, oh give me a f**king break.” Joe Biden, caught on a live mic speaking to a former Senate colleague after arriving on Amtrak at Union Station in Washington, D.C., March 13, 2009 (Watch video clip)
“You know, I’m embarrassed. Do you know the Web site number? I should have it in front of me and I don’t. I’m actually embarrassed.” Joe Biden, speaking to an aide standing out of view during an interview on CBS’ “Early Show,” in the midst of encouraging viewers to visit a government-run Web site that tracks stimulus spending, Feb. 25, 2009
“If we do everything right, if we do it with absolute certainty, there’s still a 30% chance we’re going to get it wrong.” —Joe Biden, speaking to members of the House Democratic caucus who were gathered in Williamsburg, Va., for their annual retreat, Feb. 6, 2009
“Am I doing this again? For the senior staff? My memory is not as good as Chief Justice Roberts’.” —Joe Biden, mocking Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts’ botched effort to swear in Barack Obama as Biden was set to swear in White House senior staff one day after the Inauguration snafu, Washington, D.C., Jan. 21, 2009
“Jill and I had the great honor of standing on that stage, looking across at one of the great justices, Justice Stewart.” Joe Biden, mistakenly referring to Justice John Paul Stevens, who swore him in as vice president, Washington, D.C., Jan. 20, 2009 (Watch video clip)
“Look, John’s last-minute economic plan does nothing to tackle the number-one job facing the middle class, and it happens to be, as Barack says, a three-letter word: jobs. J-O-B-S, jobs.” —Joe Biden, Athens, Ohio, Oct. 15, 2008 (Source)
“When the stock market crashed, Franklin D. Roosevelt got on the television and didn’t just talk about the, you know, the princes of greed. He said, ‘Look, here’s what happened.” Joe Biden, apparently unaware that FDR wasn’t president when the stock market crashed in 1929 and that only experimental TV sets were in use at that time, interview with Katie Couric, Sept. 22, 2008 (Watch video clip)
“Stand up, Chuck, let ‘em see ya.” -Joe Biden, to Missouri state Sen. Chuck Graham, who is in a wheelchair, Columbia, Missouri, Sept. 12, 2008 (Watch video clip)
“Hillary Clinton is as qualified or more qualified than I am to be vice president of the United States of America. Quite frankly, it might have been a better pick than me.” —Joe Biden, speaking at a town hall meeting in Nashua, New Hampshire, Sept. 10, 2008 (Source)
“A man I’m proud to call my friend. A man who will be the next President of the United States Barack America!” —Joe Biden, at his first campaign rally with Barack Obama after being announced as his running mate, Springfield, Ill., Aug. 23, 2008 (Watch video clip)
“A successful dump!” —Joe Biden, explaining his whereabouts (dropping deadwood at the dump) to the reporters outside his home, Wilmington, Del., Aug. 20, 2008
“I mean, you got the first mainstream African-American who is articulate and bright and clean and a nice-looking guy. I mean, that’s a storybook, man.” Joe Biden, referring to Barack Obama at the beginning of the 2008 Democratic primary campaign, Jan. 31, 2007 (Source)
“You cannot go to a 7-11 or a Dunkin’ Donuts unless you have a slight Indian accent.... I’m not joking.” —Joe Biden, in a private remark to an Indian-American man caught on C-SPAN, June, 2006 (Watch video clip)
~Compiled by Daniel Kurtzman
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I will “watch” right here on the thread until I feel it is safe to venture to CSpan!! lol
Don’t count old joe out. never know what will happen, Ryan better be on his A-game.
What are the drinking keywords?
Alright...ya’ll I am totally depending on you to keep me informed....I tend to run around the house, then hide in the closet...when I am nervous.
Please save me 8}
I will keep watching on FR and praying!
Like Dear Leader...sorry, couldn't resist :)
Definitely no 500 before the debate this time.
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Unfortunately, all I can watch it on ( besides the Internet ) is CNN. They just interviewedtheir “focus group” 33, percent for Obozo, 30 percent for Romney, and the rest still undecided -morons.
I wonder if CNN will have the times used by each again. That might be interesting.
medicare and rich. Of course you will be comatose within the hour.
Apparently, the letter circling around Dems is “we got our asses kicked last time, tonight is ours!”
Watch out. They’re planning something.
Raddatz sounds like a nervous wreck.