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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: mware

Keep us posted on these numbers....sure to drop after he speaks.


301 posted on 08/08/2011 10:44:43 AM PDT by caww
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To: riri

I believe you to be correct. zer0, himself said on election night at his victory celebration, I am the one you have waited for. The crowd had no idea what they had been told. A little truth came out of the zer0’s mouth on that night. Of course, the crowd cheered, and didn’t have a clue.


302 posted on 08/08/2011 10:44:54 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: newzjunkey

They are commenting on bonehead’s FB page that Bush committed treason. I guess you don’t have to sign in to read the crap.

http://apps.facebook.com/whitehouselive/


303 posted on 08/08/2011 10:45:08 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: DCBryan1

CNN commentators are trying their best to lay down cover for Obama in this time of crisis and last week being “the worst week of his presidency” per David Gergen.


304 posted on 08/08/2011 10:46:11 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: riri
He'll announce that he's seen the light and from now on will only hire economic advisors who can add.
305 posted on 08/08/2011 10:46:11 AM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Those who trade land for peace will end up with neither one.)
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To: RightGeek

It’s hard to appear in charge when you’re never responsible for anything.


306 posted on 08/08/2011 10:46:21 AM PDT by austinaero ((More Bark, Less Wag))
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To: Scott from the Left Coast

“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.”

BINGO!!!!!
We have a WINNER, Folks!
All these nutjobs in the White Hut care about is winning TODAY’S News Cycle


307 posted on 08/08/2011 10:46:29 AM PDT by tcrlaf (PREFRONTAL LOBOTOMISTS FOR OBAMA2012!)
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To: Keith in Iowa

Someone said “Debt Man Talking”...kinda sums it up rather nicely


308 posted on 08/08/2011 10:47:15 AM PDT by austinaero ((More Bark, Less Wag))
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To: rockvillem

He took credit for taking Bin Laden out


309 posted on 08/08/2011 10:47:19 AM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: DCBryan1

TOTUS/POSOTUS: “I inherited everything from Bush...including our AAA rating. I promised change!”


310 posted on 08/08/2011 10:49:21 AM PDT by hattend (As always...FUJM)
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult

Didn’t I see a thread yesterday that he is flying in witch doctors from kenya to help with the economy....oh never mind...I’m sure that wasn’t for real.


311 posted on 08/08/2011 10:49:21 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: DCBryan1

POTUS: 1:30? hahaha Just funnin’ y’all.

[CNN anticipates another 10 minute delay.]


312 posted on 08/08/2011 10:49:43 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: austinaero

Does anyone see a teleprompter? I don’t!
This could be good.


313 posted on 08/08/2011 10:50:46 AM PDT by NowApproachingMidnight (purple durple lips)
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To: tcrlaf

He is still running on CPT. Even with the new time of 1:30 he is now late again!


314 posted on 08/08/2011 10:50:51 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: TomGuy
Hmm, wish I were a fly on the wall.
315 posted on 08/08/2011 10:50:54 AM PDT by riri
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To: Scott from the Left Coast

Also a trait of passive aggressive personalities, pattern of being late.


316 posted on 08/08/2011 10:51:02 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: TomGuy

“CNN commentators are trying their best to lay down cover for Obama”

The only thing transparent about this WH is the TOTUS side chats. Barry will try to spread the blame around, call for bipartisanship and then deal a little misdiretion with comments about the deaths in Afganistan.


317 posted on 08/08/2011 10:51:38 AM PDT by lodi90
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To: shield

Would be an improvement over what he’s doing now.

His solutions will be tax the rich, spend more.


318 posted on 08/08/2011 10:51:38 AM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Those who trade land for peace will end up with neither one.)
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To: caww

I’m a patient man but TURN UP TO YOUR RESCHEDULED PRESS CONFERENCE ALREADY! %$^&*(&^%$##!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


319 posted on 08/08/2011 10:51:48 AM PDT by B.Lyle
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To: NowApproachingMidnight

It is behind the camera!


320 posted on 08/08/2011 10:52:00 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: TomGuy
That smile on zer0’s face undoubtedly will not go away.
321 posted on 08/08/2011 10:52:12 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: Red_Devil 232

Being late is part of his egomanic personality.....he thinks it hightens the anticipation of his entrance.


322 posted on 08/08/2011 10:52:21 AM PDT by caww
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To: austinaero
Someone said "Debt Man Talking"....

The "someone" was Rush.

He also called the situation "Obamageddon" and "Barrackolypse Now".

He is in great form today.

323 posted on 08/08/2011 10:52:21 AM PDT by Churchillspirit (9/11/01...NEVER FORGET.)
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To: shield
flying in witch doctors from kenya to help with the economy.

Why not, we are pledging today to give $100M to Somalia

324 posted on 08/08/2011 10:52:40 AM PDT by clove (God, Family and Country, the truth will live!)
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To: NowApproachingMidnight

Teleprompter is a large screen behind the reporters.


325 posted on 08/08/2011 10:52:45 AM PDT by Cboldt
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To: austinaero

It was Rush’ opening salvo...he cited ‘Obamageddon’, ‘Barack-olypse Now’ (my fave) and said if anyone thinks this guy can’t lose in a landslide next year now that he is known as ‘Debt man Walking’


326 posted on 08/08/2011 10:53:48 AM PDT by SueRae (I can see November 2012 from my HOUSE!!!!!!!!)
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To: NowApproachingMidnight

No teleprompter....yikes....this should be good...


327 posted on 08/08/2011 10:53:51 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: CedarDave

Yep, she’s back and raring to go.


328 posted on 08/08/2011 10:54:15 AM PDT by relee ('Till the blue skies drive the dark clouds far away)
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To: DCBryan1

CNN

John King says the country is in a ‘funk’ with the bad economic news and the helo crash/deaths in Afghanistan. He implies that the national mood poll by 60% says the Nation is heading in the wrong direction. He implies that Obama is facing a difficult potential for re-election.

[hmmm. Is Obama losing the MSM?]


329 posted on 08/08/2011 10:54:38 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: DCBryan1

330 posted on 08/08/2011 10:54:50 AM PDT by Diogenesis (No man's life, liberty, or property is safe while the legislature is in session. - Mark Twain)
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To: All

Who would have thought it would be S&P that showed up to take down Obama. Thats raw power...


331 posted on 08/08/2011 10:54:50 AM PDT by WashStateGirl
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To: SueRae
‘Debt man Walking’

Now he needs a theme song.....

332 posted on 08/08/2011 10:54:54 AM PDT by clove (God, Family and Country, the truth will live!)
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To: relee

Dow 11,091.20 -353.41 -3.09%

Nasdaq 2,423.07 -109.34 -4.32%

S&P 500 1,148.79 -50.59


333 posted on 08/08/2011 10:55:48 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: Keith in Iowa

He is waiting till Marine One has arrived on the south lawn to take him and his family into oblivion.....in my dreams.


334 posted on 08/08/2011 10:56:01 AM PDT by Churchillspirit (9/11/01...NEVER FORGET.)
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To: Diogenesis

Good one - needs a little photoshopping though


335 posted on 08/08/2011 10:56:10 AM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: Cboldt

More chatter in the room so likely he’s at LEAST on the scene somewhere.


336 posted on 08/08/2011 10:56:36 AM PDT by caww
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To: relee

he start talking and the dow sinks like the titanic.


337 posted on 08/08/2011 10:56:36 AM PDT by sunmars
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To: austinaero

“Debt Man Talking”.

That is a good one!! Not to hijact this thread, but we need a separate thread that lists all of Owe-Bama’s nicknames. I don’t think I have seen one. My personal favorite for him is The Fresh Prince of Bill Ayers! My favorite for Man-chelle is Blackie O!


338 posted on 08/08/2011 10:56:44 AM PDT by Batman11 (Obama's poll numbers are so low the Kenyans are claiming he was born in the USA!)
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To: Cboldt

So now he has a large teleprompter no one can see...guess the teleprompter jokes were too tough for this thin skinned flake...


339 posted on 08/08/2011 10:56:53 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: NowApproachingMidnight
Does anyone see a teleprompter?

Depending on the location of the speech, sometimes a big monitor near the back (audience side) of the room is used instead of the two teleprompter plates near the podium.


340 posted on 08/08/2011 10:56:57 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: Cboldt

One day I wish the 'reporters' would videotape that teleprompter as he's talking. History will laugh at this man.

341 posted on 08/08/2011 10:56:57 AM PDT by Textide
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To: Lucky9teen
As I have always said... the further we venture from the Founder's intent... the closer we come to total destruction. GOD bless Washington and all of our Founding Fathers!

LLS

342 posted on 08/08/2011 10:57:10 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (juan mccain certified Al Palin Hobbit Terrorist)
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To: RightGeek

11,063.20 -381.41 -3.33%

Nasdaq 2,423.78 -108.63 -4.29%

S&P 500 1,149.76 -49.62 -4.14%


343 posted on 08/08/2011 10:57:28 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: Churchillspirit

He can’t even manage to be on time but he can manage the economy? I don’t think so!


344 posted on 08/08/2011 10:57:43 AM PDT by Boardwalk
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To: mware

-402


345 posted on 08/08/2011 10:57:47 AM PDT by relee ('Till the blue skies drive the dark clouds far away)
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To: All
Tick-tock. Tick-tock.


346 posted on 08/08/2011 10:58:01 AM PDT by newzjunkey (the circular firing squad has got to end now)
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To: mware

Dow 11,054.61 -390.00 -3.41%

Nasdaq 2,418.79 -113.62 -4.49%

S&P 500 1,147.64 -51.74 -4.31


347 posted on 08/08/2011 10:58:44 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: Boardwalk

12 min late and counting


348 posted on 08/08/2011 10:59:27 AM PDT by cork
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To: Churchillspirit
He is waiting till Marine One has arrived on the south lawn to take him and his family into oblivion.....in my dreams.

No, just on his next vacation or to the golf course.

349 posted on 08/08/2011 10:59:31 AM PDT by clove (God, Family and Country, the truth will live!)
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To: Boardwalk

12 min late and counting


350 posted on 08/08/2011 10:59:38 AM PDT by cork
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