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NYTimes Reporter: 'They Are So Much Cockier Now at the White House'
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Posted on 12/09/2012 8:21:46 AM PST by Sub-Driver

NYTimes Reporter: 'They Are So Much Cockier Now at the White House' Daniel Halper December 9, 2012 10:49 AM

New York Times reporter Helene Cooper explained on Meet the Press that the White House is now "cockier":

"I think when you talk about the feeling at the White House, there's a palpable difference now compared to 2011, the summer of 2011," said Cooper. "They are so much cockier right now at the White House than they were a year and a half ago when they were doing this. They really believe they have set out--you come to us, we're not going to negotiate against ourselves. We're not going to like put -- keep putting out more proposals. I mean, remember the summer of 2011, when President Obama was perceived, and they believed at the White House, that he kept making concession after concession and didn't get anywhere? They are definitely not doing that now."


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Really now?
1 posted on 12/09/2012 8:21:52 AM PST by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

You, the useful idiots in the MSM, have served your purpose. Run along now.


2 posted on 12/09/2012 8:23:41 AM PST by Huskrrrr
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To: Sub-Driver
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Superbia it ante lapsum.

3 posted on 12/09/2012 8:25:35 AM PST by newheart (The greatest trick the left ever pulled was convincing the world it was not a religion.)
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To: Sub-Driver

dang whiners!


4 posted on 12/09/2012 8:26:24 AM PST by bigbob
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To: Sub-Driver

5 posted on 12/09/2012 8:26:36 AM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Sub-Driver

I mean, remember the summer of 2011, when President Obama was perceived, and they believed at the White House, that he kept making concession after concession and didn’t get anywhere?

Funny Helene, I don’t remember it that way.
It was the same as now but then again I’m a
republican and you’re a ........what?


6 posted on 12/09/2012 8:26:52 AM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Huskrrrr

You, the useful idiots in the MSM, have served your purpose. Run along now.


And he knows you covered for him, and don’t want that exposed.

You have been played SUCKA


7 posted on 12/09/2012 8:26:52 AM PST by patriotspride
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To: Sub-Driver

“summer of 2011, when President Obama was perceived, and they believed at the White House, that he kept making concession after concession and didn’t get anywhere?”

What a joke, either that the times really believes that perception or that anyone at the whitehut believes that was the case. The IWON does not negotiate, never has, never will. His idea of a negotiation and compromise is only over the time and date you will agree with my dictates.

I detest this creature and his entire administration and party. For their successes at destroying this country, I hope the rot in hell for all eternity.


8 posted on 12/09/2012 8:26:58 AM PST by Mouton (108th MI Group.....68-71)
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To: Sub-Driver

When will the MSM realize that Obamagabe used the Chicago method of stealing elections by fraud?


9 posted on 12/09/2012 8:27:18 AM PST by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: Sub-Driver

In Michigan, Liberals are screeching that “Obama Won” as if that alone was supposed to stop RTW legislation.

It really pisses them off when I tally up just how many seats Obama won in the Michigan legislature.


10 posted on 12/09/2012 8:29:52 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Sub-Driver

They will all be out looking for their next job in about 2 years as Obama becomes a real “lame duck”.


11 posted on 12/09/2012 8:30:14 AM PST by Old Retired Army Guy
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To: Sub-Driver

You ain’t seen nothin’ yet Skippy. This bunch is about to make Adolf and his Third Reich look like a bunch of choirboys. You can take that to the bank. It’s REVENGE time for Barry and his ‘RATS. About that “cliff” thing, we’re in for the ride of our lives for the next four years.


12 posted on 12/09/2012 8:30:54 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (I feel sad for my once great country. We deserve everything that is about to happen to us.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Dear NYT:

You built it, you own it. Enjoy.


13 posted on 12/09/2012 8:31:30 AM PST by Le Chien Rouge
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To: Sub-Driver

The liberal media are a bunch of suckers.


14 posted on 12/09/2012 8:36:05 AM PST by ConservativeStatement (Having an abortion is "progressive"?)
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To: Sub-Driver

She says it like it’s a good thing.


15 posted on 12/09/2012 8:36:28 AM PST by ILS21R (Everything... IS... a conspiracy)
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To: Sub-Driver

Doesn’t cocky imply that you are good at what you do? Hussein is just an arrogant pos with no clue on what made this country what it became until the socialists got their talons into us.


16 posted on 12/09/2012 8:38:00 AM PST by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: cripplecreek

In Michigan, Liberals are screeching that “Obama Won” as if that alone was supposed to stop RTW legislation.

TV talking heads are spouting this all the time too. It's NUTS. Obama retained the presidency, the Republicans retained the House, the Dems retained the Senate. So what, pray tell, has changed since 2010? Not a damn thing. Maybe we should be screaming "Republicans won the House." It makes as much sense as "Obama won."

Except: the House controls the purse strings, not the president.


17 posted on 12/09/2012 8:38:09 AM PST by Cinnamontea
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To: tet68

Perhaps Helene could list the top five concessions for those of us who missed them. Helene?


18 posted on 12/09/2012 8:42:00 AM PST by Bob
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To: Sub-Driver
New York Times reporter Helene Cooper explained on Meet the Press that the White House is now "cockier".

That's just her way of saying "uppity".

19 posted on 12/09/2012 8:47:23 AM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: Cinnamontea
Except: the House controls the purse strings, not the president.

The House doesn't control anything under Boehner's leadership. Obama will have his way with Boehner.

20 posted on 12/09/2012 8:49:20 AM PST by Reddon
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To: Sub-Driver; All
Pride commeth before the fall!
21 posted on 12/09/2012 8:50:08 AM PST by Kansas58
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To: Cinnamontea
Except: the House controls the purse strings, not the president.

Until they actually exercise that control, the _resident owns it.
22 posted on 12/09/2012 8:50:39 AM PST by jy8z (From the next to last exit before the end of the internet.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Duh. I’ve never known thugs to act any other way, given humility is not a word in their dictionary, nor is empathy, fair play or a sense of honor (as in the virtuous kind, not the egocentric, save face kind.) Pathetic. Four more years of mussolini morphing into hitler or stalin, take your pick.


23 posted on 12/09/2012 8:52:04 AM PST by john drake
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To: Sub-Driver

Wow. I didn’t think that it would possible for them to be cockier.


24 posted on 12/09/2012 8:53:24 AM PST by CriticalJ (Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress.. But then I repeat myself. MT)
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To: Sub-Driver

Excellent. Pride goeth before the fall.


25 posted on 12/09/2012 8:55:41 AM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: newheart
Ah yes, pride cometh before the fall. Which is mindful of this:
In the days of the Roman Republic, the imperator of a particularly successful or important military campaign was occasionally awarded a triumph. This festive ceremony featured a parade of captured bounty and prisoners, interspersed with Roman soldiers signing bawdy songs about their commander, who would wave to the cheering crowds from the back of a chariot. And behind the chariot would walk a slave, whose sole job was to whisper in the ear of the conquering hero "Remember that thou art mortal."

26 posted on 12/09/2012 8:58:34 AM PST by mc5cents
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To: Sub-Driver

Gods don’t answer to mere mortals. If the MSM finds that inconvenient, the should have thought of that before they deified them.


27 posted on 12/09/2012 9:04:20 AM PST by tacticalogic ("Oh, bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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To: Sub-Driver
I mean, remember the summer of 2011, when President Obama was perceived, and they believed at the White House, that he kept making concession after concession and didn't get anywhere?

By what perverted standard on this or any other planet, can what the jug-eared Marxist has done over the last few months be defined as "concessions". Without question, liberalism is a serious and irreparable mental illness.

28 posted on 12/09/2012 9:07:18 AM PST by Common Sense 101 (Hey libs... If your theories fly in the face of reality, it's not reality that's wrong.)
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To: Common Sense 101

But doesn’t O have every reason to be cocky? He’s negitiating with John (I’m going to cry now) Boehner.


29 posted on 12/09/2012 9:25:00 AM PST by wewereright
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To: Common Sense 101

But doesn’t O have every reason to be cocky? He’s negotiating with John (I’m going to cry now) Boehner.


30 posted on 12/09/2012 9:25:22 AM PST by wewereright
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To: Bob
Perhaps Helene could list the top five concessions for those of us who missed them. Helene?

Yeah, I want to see that list, too.
31 posted on 12/09/2012 9:30:43 AM PST by Colinsky
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To: Sub-Driver
he must have a whole in his pocket...
32 posted on 12/09/2012 9:44:53 AM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Sub-Driver

Reads like compromise, a balanced approach.


33 posted on 12/09/2012 9:50:33 AM PST by School of Rational Thought (Fun for women ages 21 through 35)
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To: newheart
Superbia it ante lapsum.

Oportet nos omnes spem.

34 posted on 12/09/2012 9:53:48 AM PST by wittyone (Cogito cogito, ergo cogito sum.)
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To: Sub-Driver
...when President Obama was perceived, and they believed at the White House, that he kept making concession after concession and didn't get anywhere?

Who are they kidding?

Obama has never made concessions. His M.O. is to go before the cameras and say that he's "willing to listen" and is "open to other ideas".

The media dutifully swoons at his efforts to reach across the aisle to the unreasonable racist haters on the right, and his idiot supporters eat it up.

He then disregards all other ideas and proceeds to do things exactly as originally planned.

35 posted on 12/09/2012 9:57:10 AM PST by Washi (Socialism is Slavery)
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To: Sub-Driver

I remember how shocked I was how much the press turned against Bill Clinton, or at least against his interests, during his second term.

Just sayin.’


36 posted on 12/09/2012 10:08:25 AM PST by Albion Wilde (Government can't redistribute talent, willpower, or intelligence, except through dictatorship.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Spare me!!! These scumbags got this jerk into office twice now!


37 posted on 12/09/2012 10:14:37 AM PST by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: Huskrrrr

Parallel situation to that of 1972-1973 - Nixon was feeling “so much cockier” after coming off his re-election run, and established at the “King of the roost”.

It took most of a year and a half, but things did start unraveling for him with the few threads that were picked up on the Watergate break-in. And that was strictly small-time, nobody died, the markets were not seriously skewed, and our military capabilities still included some teeth.

With these dangling ropes and chains, from the “green-energy” loan guarantee bail-outs, the passage of a massive tax bill disguised as the “Patient Protection and Afordable Care Act”, the total “missing-in-action” response of the Current Occupant of the White Hut in Benghazi, the total smothering of ANY information that could be reliably obtained about the various aspects of this same Current Occupant prior to his arrival in Chicago, to the extralegal appointment of “czars” to oversee the most unwieldy and ineffectual set of policies since the New Deal, it seems an absolute contradiction in terms to call the current “reporting” of news events a “free press”. They do not press to learn the facts beneath the action, and they are not free. In any sense of the word.


38 posted on 12/09/2012 10:19:47 AM PST by alloysteel (Bronco Bama - the cowboy who whooped up and widened the stampede.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

“You ain’t seen nothin’ yet Skippy. This bunch is about to make Adolf and his Third Reich look like a bunch of choirboys. You can take that to the bank. It’s REVENGE time for Barry and his ‘RATS. About that “cliff” thing, we’re in for the ride of our lives for the next four years.”

I keep praying that God will change the heart of one of the key players in this coup and they will realize what they are enabling. One has to wonder if they don’t have children who they love and want the best for. Can’t they see that the old America offered the best to the most and that their children’s future would be happier if they were to grow up in a free America than something akin to Nazi Germany? They consider themselves intellectuals yet they cannot see this simple truth. Amazing, really. God can and does change hearts all of the time. Joing me and pray that He will change the right heart and grant courage and an army of angels to protect this would be hero. Our situation is dire and without divine intervention we are toast.


39 posted on 12/09/2012 10:22:27 AM PST by Josephat
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To: Sub-Driver

NYTimes Reporter: ‘They Are So Much Cockier Now at the White House’

Sounds like the MSM might be complaining a bit. They are cockier because you in the MSM enabled them to be so.

Be careful to not complain too much, you just might make their list of organizations and corporations to destroy, remember do not in any way, shape, manner or form defy the obamanation, you now belong to the state, and the state can giveth and the state can taketh away.


40 posted on 12/09/2012 10:27:45 AM PST by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: Sub-Driver

Of course they are cocky. They got away with stealing an election and they know they own the press. They know that they can get away with murder (F&F) and that nobody will call them on it.

America is in major trouble. The libtards believe that they are winning the war and they believe that we the people are too afraid or weak to do anything about it.

I guess the question is, ARE WE?


41 posted on 12/09/2012 10:31:54 AM PST by History Repeats (sic transit gloria mundi)
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To: Sub-Driver

No.

You’re kidding right?


42 posted on 12/09/2012 10:34:53 AM PST by Tzimisce (What do you do when every every branch of the government is corrupt and aligned against you?)
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To: ConservativeStatement
The liberal media are a bunch of suckers.

And much; much worse. . .

43 posted on 12/09/2012 12:04:03 PM PST by cricket
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To: Sub-Driver
Wot? The ruling elite New Normal cocky?


44 posted on 12/09/2012 1:59:28 PM PST by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: mc5cents
"Remember that thou art mortal."

Somehow I don't see anyone around The One who is willing to remind him of the truth.

45 posted on 12/09/2012 2:29:44 PM PST by newheart (The greatest trick the left ever pulled was convincing the world it was not a religion.)
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To: wittyone
Oportet nos omnes spem.

Si, se puedo. ;-)

46 posted on 12/09/2012 2:30:42 PM PST by newheart (The greatest trick the left ever pulled was convincing the world it was not a religion.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Making concession after concession and didn’t get anywhere? They are definitely not doing that now.
Their fall will be a hard on that will last for years.


47 posted on 12/09/2012 2:34:40 PM PST by Vaduz
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To: Vaduz
Their fall will be a hard on that will last for years.

If it lasts longer than 4 hours, then call your doctor. ;-)

48 posted on 12/09/2012 2:40:46 PM PST by sauropod (I will not comply)
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To: newheart

Sic Semper Tyrannis.


49 posted on 12/09/2012 2:41:40 PM PST by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: PoloSec

I agree with your assessment. The MSM created and unleashed Obamastein and they will have to destroy him. They will get no help from the Republicans who are completely cowed at this point.


50 posted on 12/09/2012 2:46:13 PM PST by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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