Skip to comments.State of the Union Cancelled – Will Air Reruns of Previous Speeches Instead
Posted on 01/28/2014 6:49:41 AM PST by Kaslin
Will he pivot (again) to job creation? Will there be another major, and unattainable, goal set forth tonight? Will President Barack Obama call on Congress to work together? Well Yeah. In fact, I have been told by very dependable sources, that Obamas teleprompter will randomly jumble together highlights from past speeches for tonights State of the Union. And, assuming the word corpsmen is spelled out phonetically, everything should run smoothly.
Our cut-and-paste President is expected to underscore his desire to act imperially without the cumbersome process of representative government. He is expected to address the income inequality that got worse under his watch. And hes expected to address some of the tremendous benefits of Obamacare without mentioning higher premiums, dropped coverage, or increased bureaucracy.
So, yeah You wont be missing a whole lot while you are catching up on Dexter-reruns rather than watching the President repeat his Orwellian promises for the umpteenth time. The truth is, you will probably find more passion and honesty from a show about a serial-killing-forensic-investigator than from the Presidents teleprompter.
But that doesnt mean we cant take a couple jabs at it before he delivers it. So, to save you from having to watch Democrats rise to their feet more times than a Catholic congregation, I have outlined some expected highlights from this evenings
campaign State of the Union speech:
No doubt the President will address income inequality. As he campaigns before Congress and an increasingly apathetic nation, the President will insist that the poor are poor because the rich are rich. (Whatever sense that makes.) Hes also likely to address further spending on entitlement programs, because its pretty clear that nothing helps create wealth like plundering the wealthy to subsidize poverty.
Immigration will likely come up in the Presidents redundant ramblings. Which makes complete sense when the nation is struggling to find enough work for tens of millions of unemployed American citizens Its pretty obvious that bringing several million more potential workers into the market will really help push our economic recovery into overdrive.
The Campaigner in Chief is also expected to delve into the topic of executive action, because working with duly elected representatives of the governed is too cumbersome for a President with weak approval ratings.
Foreign policy will be a brief, and vague, paragraph or two And who could blame him? Under Obamas guidance, hope for relative peace in the Middle East has essentially collapsed. Our Ambassador was killed in Benghazi (and the administration failed miserably at covering up their own incompetence). Egypt fell into chaos. Islamists have been armed by American forces as they fought their government in Syria. Heck Even the hard fought victories America saw in Iraq and Afghanistan have been largely reversed as black Al Qaeda flags hang over Fallujah and in towns throughout both countries.
Oh, and lets not forget the Presidents insistence that we bomb the heck out of the coal industry. Global warming will probably make an appearance on the Presidents teleprompter, despite the hilariously inadequate science behind the theory. (Obama might even mention something about oil production being up under his presidency, which is kinda cute coming from a guy who refuses to OK the Keystone XL Pipeline.)
There may also be some mention of gun control (because all those people who follow gun laws are known for their dangerous tendencies), gay marriage (because thats a pressing issue for families that have seen their paychecks shrink, energy prices soar, and household wealth decline), and Obamacare (or as millennials seem to view it: the plague).
The White House is also setting up an interactive experience, in a Google + hangout (yeah thats a thing) for people to engage with the White House later in the week. According to NBC, this says a lot about our media environment and about the multiple audiences (Congress, diehard backers, independents and casual viewers) hes trying to reach. And so continues the Presidents preference for campaigning over leading.
This years State of the Union speech is likely to be as persuasive as Jimmy Carters hostage negotiation skills. The President is increasingly less popular, and has an increasingly obstinate attitude toward the Republican majority in the House of Representatives. Barring a surprise Democrat landslide in 2014 (Ill go back and underscore surprise later) Mr. Obama will be faced with bullying his opponents, and stretching the definition of executive power.
Tuesdays State of the Union speech is unlikely to lay out a realistic agenda, or motivate America to suddenly start trusting the same President who promised we could keep our private health insurance. It is likely to bore the sliver of America that chooses to tune in, and insult opponents of the Presidents agenda. But, welcome to the real world. When a President spends the majority of his time in office belittling Republicans, and refusing compromise, his words begin to lose their persuasion.
So, enjoy this evening
I hear Netflix has a new documentary out on Mitt Romney. (And you really cant go wrong with re-runs of Dexter.)
How would the sheeple tell the difference?
Sheeple, aka ignorant voters won’t
Yeah. Besides, “what difference does it make at this point?” No reason to get all fired up over a video. Just change the time and date stamps at the bottom of the frame and nobody will notice.
The only shovel-ready job Obama ever created is Jay Carney’s.
No, it's Me-TV.
Sorry, but I’ve got DVDs of Gilligan’s Island to watch tonight.
I want more intellectual stimulation than can be provided by the Quota Boy Dork-O-Dent.
I would rather be caught watching re-runs of F Troop than watching the fantasy SOTU.
How about a travelog of the Hawaii vacay and MooseChelle’s birthday bash instead?
IMHO, the STATE OF THE OBAMANATION IRON CURTAIN SPEECH tonight will include the following:
* An increase in Federal Wage Control regulation of increased redistribution of taxpayer wealth to the least skilled workers under Obamanation minimum wage control.
* Approval of the XL Pipeline if the evil Republicans will approve of, for an unspecified time, unlimited redistribution of taxpayer wealth as authorized by US President Valerie Jarrett.
* An increase in the total number of illegal alien invaders from Mexico that will receive an increased redistribution of taxpayer wealth and full voting rights.
* An increase in the redistribution of taxpayer wealth given away to the least qualified high school student loan candidates.
* An increase in the redistribution of taxpayer wealth to fund Republican-caused cost overruns to the following essential Obamanation Iron Curtain Programs:
****Obamacare re-education camp style advertising to the Obama-Youth;
****IRS Harassment of the evil Republican enemies of Obamanation;
****NSA spy on your neighbor;
****Benghazi Cover Up hush money to victim witnesses;
****purchase of teleprompters for all Democrat 2014 Federal Candidates;
****purchase of hollow point small arms ammunition for non-military Federal Bureaus;
****and increased manufacturing of Obamanation Barrycades.
* An increase in the redistribution of taxpayer wealth to pay for the cost of the Air Force One trips required after completion of this State of the Obamanation Iron Curtain Speech.
BTW, dont be an evil Republican and oppose the inevitable Obamanation Iron Curtain, MOVE FORWARD!
It has allowed RINO Boehner to keep his job as Obamacrat Speaker of the House, and it can also keep the food stamps flowing to more and more of the lost Middle Class.
Do not try to build the American Dream for yourself, embrace the Obamanation Iron Curtain, MOVE FORWARD!
I would stoop to watching The Brady Bunch Visits F Troop before visiting the SOTU..
F Troop is tough to watch but I do like Hogan's Heroes.
I might tune in to speech for a few minutes.
I loved that episode! - especially the scene where Dabs accidently hits Marcia in the nose with his bugle, and she starts screaming "My nose! My nose!"
I’ll be watching a more informative and truthful program , The Weather Channel.
Hornet, there are special doctors who could make a career out of helping you!!
Its amazing how often Hogan is invited to dinner for drinks either in Kinks office or out in the local German town pub.
And everyone speaks English in Nazi Germany. makes it easy to fit in
I also like when they play Gestopo with masks on so they are not recognized by the show regular characters.
I think the only ones that will be watching his SOTU speech will be the institutionalized mentally challenged only because they are not able to change the channel.
The State Of The Union Address is meant to be like a CEO addressing the shareholders at an Annual Meeting. He should start out by showing and explaining a Balance Sheet and Operating Statement. He should then take questions from the shareholders (in this case the shareholders representatives) about his results.
Obama asked for this job.....twice. He should be able to stand up and account for his results.
Instead, he’ll stand there and congratulate himself and try and distract the country from his horrible performance. And the Democrats in the audience will give him a standing ovation every time he tells a lie.
We wouldn’t get jackasses like this phony, two-bit hustler asking to be President if they had to face being shamed for their poor performance on national television once a year.
I’ve got a ton of cooking shows and crime shows on my DVR for just such an occasion. I won’t have to look at his smug face or listen to his annoying voice tonight. The way things are going, Obumble will sign an executive order making it illegal to turn off the TV when he’s making one of his stupid speeches.
This halfrican, communist, mooselimb, prick, should be impeached, and evicted, then tried for treason, convicted and executed, post haste.
He still hasn't learned it and never would no matter how many times he would try.
What he has learned and perfected is how to be a bully and dictator
Cannot stand to watch or listen to any word uttered by the “Chief Lie Teller”, POTUS Obama.....period!!! I certainly will not be watching or listening to obama this evening!!!
I have plenty of movie DVDs that I could watch. Or I could turn my TV off and read a book instead.
Oh, did they fire Heidi Cullen?
They never showed how Hogan got there(that I recall), but its easy to imagine he was just another plant sent there to run things since he ran circles around all the German military and police branches.
They could break into the phone lines and imitate anyone.
Here. We’ve already got the reruns in a nice package.
Heidi Cullen is just an armature compared to mac daddy when it come to blowing smoke up everyones butt.
True, but she tried to get all “denier” weathermen fired, so she has to pay a price for that.
I have other priorities too. I just have to get my sock drawer sorted out tonight.
I finally made my appointment for that root canal I’ve been putting off.
I watching Death Wish Crackdown on new Movies tv network here in SO CAL LOL!