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Live Thread: POTUS to speak to country at 1730 ZULU concerning S&P downgrade
08 AUG 11 | dcbryan1

Posted on 08/08/2011 8:31:48 AM PDT by DCBryan1

CNBC just broke in and told the audience that the President has requested airtime and will speak to the nation at 1300hrs EST (12 noon central, 10 AM PST) on the US national debt downgrade.

Developing...


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To: DCBryan1

Debt-Man talking delayed to 1330 Eastern...


251 posted on 08/08/2011 10:24:56 AM PDT by Keith in Iowa (Hope & Change - I'm out of hope, and change is all I have left every week | FR Class of 1998 |)
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To: FourPeas

Remarks delayed til 1:30 now my Mom would be furious if she waited that long for me.


252 posted on 08/08/2011 10:25:13 AM PDT by vicar7
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To: CedarDave

That’s OK, I much rather watch Megyn Kelly and her new hairdo.


253 posted on 08/08/2011 10:25:33 AM PDT by relee ('Till the blue skies drive the dark clouds far away)
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To: KansasGirl

If he resigns, the market would jump 500 points in a matter of minutes.

I’d almost rather have Biden at this point, that’s how bad the Kenyan is.


254 posted on 08/08/2011 10:25:56 AM PDT by Deo volente (God willing, America will survive this Obamination.)
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To: DCBryan1

Do I get a prize?
This exact time and day was my prediction on a “prediction” thread last night.

OBAMAGEDDON

continues


255 posted on 08/08/2011 10:26:05 AM PDT by TheConservativeParty (PALIN 45 -The cure for "meet the new boss, same as the old boss." Resisting Tyranny Since 1-20-2009)
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To: Keith in Iowa

Since his delay the DOW went down 20 points.


256 posted on 08/08/2011 10:26:24 AM PDT by mware (By all that you hold dear on this good earth, I bid you stand, Men of the Wes)
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To: americanophile

How can 0bama blame the tea party when all they have been saying for the past 2 years is stop the spending!!! The tea party was right!!! Unless 0bama comes on the air and says the tea party is 100% correct whatever else he says is a lie.


257 posted on 08/08/2011 10:26:54 AM PDT by Boardwalk
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To: Sir Napsalot
What does he do before 10?


258 posted on 08/08/2011 10:27:14 AM PDT by Nervous Tick (Trust in God, but row away from the rocks!)
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To: mware

Dow 11,105.62 -338.99 -2.96%

Nasdaq 2,430.63 -101.78 -4.02%

S&P 500 1,153.67 -45.71 -3.81%


259 posted on 08/08/2011 10:27:25 AM PDT by mware (By all that you hold dear on this good earth, I bid you stand, Men of the Wes)
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To: vicar7
Remarks delayed til 1:30

Teleprompter must have blown a fuse!

260 posted on 08/08/2011 10:28:09 AM PDT by massmike (Massachusetts:Stopped hanging witches;started electing Kennedys.Coincidence?)
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To: Boardwalk
Typical of Obama, he is late... AGAIN!
261 posted on 08/08/2011 10:28:13 AM PDT by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: DCBryan1
opps ... teleprompter speech delayed thirty minutes. Must have had to feed zer0 another lemon flavored ice cream cone.
262 posted on 08/08/2011 10:28:39 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: All
Obama remarks delayed until 13:30hrs EST.

He's always late. Set-up is under a portrait of Abe Lincoln.

Live stream C-SPAN

C-SPAN says he'll talk about the Afghanistan crash as well.

263 posted on 08/08/2011 10:28:50 AM PDT by newzjunkey (the circular firing squad has got to end now)
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To: americanophile

The MSM is running full speed with the “blame the Tea party” crap. It’s incredible, really.


264 posted on 08/08/2011 10:29:14 AM PDT by Deo volente (God willing, America will survive this Obamination.)
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To: NowApproachingMidnight

I’m not watching the jackarse anyway. It is a waste of time besides it is much more amusing to read the comments here at FR on this thread. My rule is ALWAYS stay away from freaks, flakes, liars etc.....the list is too long to list... ;o)


265 posted on 08/08/2011 10:29:14 AM PDT by shield (Rev 2:9 Woe unto those who say they are Judahites and are not, but are of the syna GOG ue of Satan.)
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To: KansasGirl
POS is running late. Big surprise!

Zero is simply too late for everything, including problem solving. And has he ever been on time for any TV appearance?

And this damn blame it on inheriting a debt thing...I ask, hasn't every President inherited a debt? Don't recall any of them bellyaching so much for so long about it. I think even George Washington had the war debt to deal with if I am not mistaken.

266 posted on 08/08/2011 10:30:10 AM PDT by CitizenM (He who is silent is understood to consent)
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To: Keith in Iowa

https://twitter.com/#!/markknoller/status/100612989715103744

@markknoller - Mark Knoller

Pres. Obama’s statement delayed till 130pm. Hope S&P doesn’t grade on fiscal punctuality. Could mean another downgrade.

— — — — —
Kind of snarky - and atypical of a media lapdog.


267 posted on 08/08/2011 10:30:12 AM PDT by Keith in Iowa (Hope & Change - I'm out of hope, and change is all I have left every week | FR Class of 1998 |)
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To: Mad Dawgg

they need to rewrite the speech. Rush just gave it before Obama could...blameblameblame


268 posted on 08/08/2011 10:30:22 AM PDT by papertyger
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To: Roccus

Colored People’s Time - a stereotype of African Americans and Hispanics as frequently being late.


269 posted on 08/08/2011 10:31:27 AM PDT by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: newzjunkey

EDT. We’re on Daylight Savings Time. Most folks just use ET for Eastern Time as it eliminates room for error.


270 posted on 08/08/2011 10:31:43 AM PDT by kristinn (Lowering the IQ on FR since Jul 31, 1998)
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To: All

271 posted on 08/08/2011 10:31:59 AM PDT by newzjunkey (the circular firing squad has got to end now)
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To: Red_Devil 232

You posted that, I didn’t.

};^)


272 posted on 08/08/2011 10:32:24 AM PDT by Roccus (Obama & Holder LLP, Procurers of fine arms to the most discerning drug lords (202) 456-1414)
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To: Keith in Iowa
Mark Knoller called the Tea Party, "teabaggers."

He's just another CBS Obama toadie.

273 posted on 08/08/2011 10:32:30 AM PDT by LdSentinal
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To: Deo volente

Rassmuusen polled on that. 57% disagree with this attempt to blame the Tea Party. This tactic is going to bite Democrats right on the butt in 2012. Americans expect leadership, not non-stop whining, from their Presidents


274 posted on 08/08/2011 10:32:30 AM PDT by MNJohnnie (Giving politicians more tax money is like giving addicts free drugs to cure their addiction)
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To: Boardwalk
They've been doing it all weekend. Axelfraud called it the 'Tea Party downgrade', then John Skerry. Hussein will be the next; it's called The Big Lie, and that's what liberals do.

"All this was inspired by the principle - which is quite true in itself - that in the big lie there is always a certain force of credibility; because the broad masses of a nation are always more easily corrupted in the deeper strata of their emotional nature than consciously or voluntarily; and thus in the primitive simplicity of their minds they more readily fall victims to the big lie than the small lie, since they themselves often tell small lies in little matters but would be ashamed to resort to large-scale falsehoods. It would never come into their heads to fabricate colossal untruths, and they would not believe that others could have the impudence to distort the truth so infamously." - Adolf Hitler

275 posted on 08/08/2011 10:33:19 AM PDT by americanophile ("this absurd theology of an immoral Bedouin, is a rotting corpse which poisons our lives" - Ataturk)
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To: MNJohnnie

http://www.wmac-am.com/

On until 2 CST here.


276 posted on 08/08/2011 10:33:21 AM PDT by silentreignofheroes
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To: Keith in Iowa

Dow down 364 points now.


277 posted on 08/08/2011 10:33:31 AM PDT by Deo volente (God willing, America will survive this Obamination.)
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To: kristinn

EDT. Yes, you’re right. I was just copying from the thread title. (seriously)


278 posted on 08/08/2011 10:33:31 AM PDT by newzjunkey (the circular firing squad has got to end now)
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To: papertyger
"they need to rewrite the speech. Rush just gave it before Obama could...blameblameblame

Yeah I bet they have internal polling showing the "Its the Tea Party's Fault" meme isn't gaining traction so they are going with a new tactic.

I am betting "Kill the Messenger" and then a "Rodney King" will be the route they take.

279 posted on 08/08/2011 10:33:37 AM PDT by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: MNJohnnie

Looks like it could be over 400 down by the time they get him upright.


280 posted on 08/08/2011 10:33:54 AM PDT by John W (Natural-born US citizen since 1955)
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To: CedarDave

Watching the CSPAN video of these twits run amok in the whitehouse, wearing baseball caps, giving each other bearhugs and fistsbumps is enough to make our founding fathers shake their heads in disgust.


281 posted on 08/08/2011 10:34:59 AM PDT by NowApproachingMidnight (purple durple lips)
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To: massmike

He delayed because he doesn’t want to give the markets a lot of time to react...they’ve been reacting very badly to him lately and it is killing his PR spin cycle.


282 posted on 08/08/2011 10:35:13 AM PDT by Scott from the Left Coast
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To: John W

Dow 11,073.72 -370.89 -3.24%

Nasdaq 2,424.47 -107.94 -4.26%

S&P 500 1,149.06 -50.32 -4.20%


283 posted on 08/08/2011 10:35:22 AM PDT by mware (By all that you hold dear on this good earth, I bid you stand, Men of the Wes)
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To: newzjunkey

Do you hear a loud buzzing? Okay it just stopped

http://cspan.org/Events/President-to-Address-Credit-Downgrade/10737423372-3/

I’d rather watch it here because the Obama FB page comments were sick they were saying it is both Bushes fault and the teabaggers. I wonder if the people making these comments are real.


284 posted on 08/08/2011 10:35:31 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (S&P wasn't worried about us not lifting the debt ceiling - they are worried about the spending)
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To: Deo volente
If he resigns, the market would jump 500 points in a matter of minutes.....I’d almost rather have Biden at this point, that’s how bad the Kenyan is.

You bet it would! But he's not about resigning no matter how bad it looks to us and the professionals who know how bad it is. He still thinks he's a savior and so so his followers......Biden could be controlled since he himself knows he's an airhead.

285 posted on 08/08/2011 10:36:30 AM PDT by caww
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To: relee

... Megyn Kelly ...

Back from baby #2 maternity leave??


286 posted on 08/08/2011 10:36:57 AM PDT by CedarDave (Use the FR sidebar to track favorite keyword threads.)
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To: mware

Barry’s delay translating into even larger lack of confidence on the street?


287 posted on 08/08/2011 10:37:30 AM PDT by FourPeas ("Maladjusted and wigging out is no way to go through life, son." -hg)
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To: DCBryan1
Do I have to? My head still hurts from all I drank and smoked at the Hip Hop BBQ!


288 posted on 08/08/2011 10:37:48 AM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: caww
Biden could be controlled since he himself knows he's an airhead

Yeah, we could use his quote that he is member of the "cracked head club"

289 posted on 08/08/2011 10:38:30 AM PDT by clove (God, Family and Country, the truth will live!)
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To: John W

I think it’ll float around -300 for the rest of the day.. The BIG question is always the LAST 30 minutes...lots of program trads kicking in..also people watching Europe..may not want to be long after hours..it could go UP or DOWN 300 more pts..


290 posted on 08/08/2011 10:38:42 AM PDT by ken5050 (uities)
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To: RightGeek

How many times does Barry refer to the Tea Party and/or Republicans as hostages?


291 posted on 08/08/2011 10:38:49 AM PDT by FourPeas ("Maladjusted and wigging out is no way to go through life, son." -hg)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
I wonder if the people making these comments are real.

We could always crash their party....sing in and take over the comment section. Oh Hummm....not today....Obama will make a fool of himself without our help.

292 posted on 08/08/2011 10:38:52 AM PDT by caww
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To: FourPeas

If he comes on this afternoon,and gives the same old song and dance. The market is going to get hammered.


293 posted on 08/08/2011 10:38:58 AM PDT by mware (By all that you hold dear on this good earth, I bid you stand, Men of the Wes)
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To: Deo volente

Dow has now dropped 100+ since it was announced the Idiot-In-Chief was going to talk today.


294 posted on 08/08/2011 10:39:21 AM PDT by MNJohnnie (Giving politicians more tax money is like giving addicts free drugs to cure their addiction)
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To: caww
He isn't going to resign because this IS WHAT HE HAS INSTALLED IN THERE TO ACCOMPLISH.

He isn't stressed, worried, overwhelmed or anything like that. He was to be "the one" to be in that seat while the USA was dismantled to bring in the global government.

He is willing to be that guy, because he believes the Marxist paradise they are bringing in will be the fruits. It's almost religious to these people.

295 posted on 08/08/2011 10:39:29 AM PDT by riri
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
C-SPAN often has a tone or loud buzzing before these events.

The comments are real. Enough people are that daft and it "helps" we have a 'new media' rapid response team on the White House payroll now. The community organizer knows how to stir the rabble.

296 posted on 08/08/2011 10:39:36 AM PDT by newzjunkey (the circular firing squad has got to end now)
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297 posted on 08/08/2011 10:41:18 AM PDT by Minus_The_Bear
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To: newzjunkey

Dow 11,105.32 -339.29 -2.96%

Nasdaq 2,430.60 -101.81 -4.02%

S&P 500 1,153.55 -45.83 -3.82%


298 posted on 08/08/2011 10:42:04 AM PDT by mware (By all that you hold dear on this good earth, I bid you stand, Men of the Wes)
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To: CedarDave

That’s why Barry delayed until 1:30..do you think he’ll give her a “shout-out?”


299 posted on 08/08/2011 10:43:31 AM PDT by ken5050 (uities)
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To: newzjunkey
we have a 'new media' rapid response team on the White House payroll now.

That makes a statement now doesn't it! 5 minutes til he aires....errors.

300 posted on 08/08/2011 10:43:44 AM PDT by caww
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