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Obama reportedly prepares three speeches ahead of health-care ruling
Fox News ^ | June 28, 2012

Posted on 06/28/2012 5:08:40 AM PDT by SJackson

WASHINGTON – The White House has kept its preparations for the Supreme Court’s decision on President Barack Obama’s health care law close to the vest. Mr. Obama, White House press secretary Jay Carney said Wednesday, the West Wing is merely “waiting for an opinion, a decision, and we’ll assess.”

But Mr. Obama has been doing more than sitting back and waiting. The president has three separate speeches prepared in anticipation of the ruling on his signature legislative achievement, a person familiar with them said.

One of the speeches addresses a complete overturn of the law, while another is crafted as if the court strikes down the law’s individual mandate but upholds other provisions. The third speech, for if the court upholds the entire law, is more celebratory, according to this person.

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He better have his best teleprompter operator on duty.
1 posted on 06/28/2012 5:08:46 AM PDT by SJackson
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To: SJackson

Secret Service has Obammy on a suicide watch.


2 posted on 06/28/2012 5:10:11 AM PDT by Eye of Unk (Islamoprogressivenists need not reply.)
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To: Eye of Unk
Secret Service has Obammy on a suicide watch.

Maybe they'll take a long lunch.

3 posted on 06/28/2012 5:12:55 AM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: SJackson
I found a draft copy off an unsecure WH router!

1). Bush's fault!
2) 4 radical Republican honkeys and an uncle Tom on the USSC,
3) Racism!

4 posted on 06/28/2012 5:13:15 AM PDT by DCBryan1 (I'll take over the Mormon over the Moron any day!)
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To: SJackson

Will he give all three? Will anybody except MSNBC listen to him?


5 posted on 06/28/2012 5:13:15 AM PDT by nhoward14
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To: SJackson

Why, he’s like Roosevelt before D-day.


6 posted on 06/28/2012 5:13:30 AM PDT by agere_contra
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To: SJackson
The third speech, for if the court upholds the entire law, is more celebratory,

cool, fire up people to vote against him.

7 posted on 06/28/2012 5:13:58 AM PDT by TornadoAlley3 (Obama is everything Oklahoma is not.)
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To: SJackson

Is this story to give cover to the rumor that the results have already been leaked to the White Crib - possibly via a
‘wise Latina’?


8 posted on 06/28/2012 5:14:19 AM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.......)
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To: SJackson

Lies!

Obama does not prepare speeches. He speaks from the heart.

(/sarc)


9 posted on 06/28/2012 5:14:19 AM PDT by Bronco_Buster_FweetHyagh (I cling to guns and religion.)
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To: DCBryan1

What about the secret 4th option?

Crab people.


10 posted on 06/28/2012 5:15:08 AM PDT by nhoward14
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To: SJackson

I don’t buy this: Obama has known the decision since the day the Supremes held their secret vote. Remember the Obama meltdown the Saturday after? Maybe this “claim” is just trying to provide some cover for Kegan.


11 posted on 06/28/2012 5:15:40 AM PDT by MNGal
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To: DCBryan1

4) “The Supreme Court will no longer be of any concern to us. Using my power as Emperor I have dissolved them permanently. The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.”


12 posted on 06/28/2012 5:16:06 AM PDT by agere_contra
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To: SJackson
The president has three separate speeches...

Unfortunately, none of the three is a resignation speech.

13 posted on 06/28/2012 5:16:06 AM PDT by cschroe (Veritas est lux)
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To: SJackson
I'm betting that his pre-planned speeches won't work...because the decision will include a reprimand of both Congress and the President.

He will cancel, get a burger and an ice cream and go golfing.

Hillary will send him a letter of condolence. :-)

Michelle will say it's whitey's fault.

14 posted on 06/28/2012 5:17:09 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: MNGal

Oops! I mean “Kagan.”


15 posted on 06/28/2012 5:18:35 AM PDT by MNGal
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To: SERKIT

absolutely! This is a cover story, only a fool would believe the result has not been leaked. Down goes soetoro!


16 posted on 06/28/2012 5:19:28 AM PDT by biggredd1
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To: unixfox

I believe Obammy will be viewing flames and destruction today in Colorado.

Rather interesting coincidence I think.


17 posted on 06/28/2012 5:20:02 AM PDT by Eye of Unk (Islamoprogressivenists need not reply.)
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To: SJackson

wouldn’t it be funny if they loaded the wrong speech into the TOTUS ?


18 posted on 06/28/2012 5:20:02 AM PDT by Reagan69 (I supported Sarah Palin and all I got was a lousy DVD !)
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To: nhoward14

This way, he can update the D-Day Ike exhibit, and where it says “Eisenhower prepared two press releases, in case....” they can say that the Great Hussein had THREE speeches prepared...


19 posted on 06/28/2012 5:20:24 AM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: SJackson

Let the teleprompter pick!


20 posted on 06/28/2012 5:20:32 AM PDT by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: SJackson

21 posted on 06/28/2012 5:20:51 AM PDT by GailA (IF U don't/won't keep your promises to the Military, U won't keep them to the public)
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To: MNGal

“Maybe this “claim” is just trying to provide some cover for Kegan”.

...Kegan is being provided “cover” under a “carpet” somewhere. Bwahahahaha.


22 posted on 06/28/2012 5:21:48 AM PDT by albie
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To: Reagan69

That was my first thought.


23 posted on 06/28/2012 5:22:54 AM PDT by SJackson (blow in a dog’s face, he gets mad at you, take him on a car ride; he sticks his head out the window)
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To: treetopsandroofs

Frack, of course it was Eisenhower (smacks own forehead). I’m sorry for assuming it was Roosevelt upthread.


24 posted on 06/28/2012 5:23:06 AM PDT by agere_contra
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To: Bronco_Buster_FweetHyagh
Obama does not prepare speeches. He speaks from the heart.

You're close. Should read:

Obama does not prepare speeches. He speaks from Valerie Jarrett's heart.

25 posted on 06/28/2012 5:24:34 AM PDT by InterceptPoint (TIN)
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To: Sacajaweau

“I’m betting that his pre-planned speeches won’t work...because the decision will include a reprimand of both Congress and the President.”

That reprimand will have been in the works for at least a couple years, when he first started dressing down the justices.

Only a racist minority freak would have been allowed to get away with that level of disrespect.

Big Media will work even harder today to tell us how great he is if the USSC spanks him.


26 posted on 06/28/2012 5:26:01 AM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: MNGal

Obammy most likely has only one speech.

Blame Bush, blame the Tea Party, and he needs a second chance.

He will openly beg for a second chance, and mostly will give several indications of veiled threats if he isn’t given his second chance.


27 posted on 06/28/2012 5:27:05 AM PDT by Eye of Unk (Islamoprogressivenists need not reply.)
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To: SJackson

Oh come on! Like Sotomayor & Kagan aren’t on the phone to the WH giving Obama a blow-by-blow of the court’s deliberations?! Obama already knows the decision. This is just smoke.


28 posted on 06/28/2012 5:27:49 AM PDT by Tallguy (It's all 'Fun and Games' until somebody loses an eye!)
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To: SJackson

We're about ready to go!!!

29 posted on 06/28/2012 5:29:44 AM PDT by Zakeet (We have to go spend money to keep from going bankrupt - Joe Biden)
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To: SJackson
while another is crafted as if the court strikes down the law’s individual mandate but upholds other provisions.

How could that be with no severability clause?

30 posted on 06/28/2012 5:30:00 AM PDT by grobdriver (Proud Member, Party of NO! Nobama, No Way, No How!)
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To: SJackson

Lets not get our hope up. Maybe that meltdown was done on purpose to give us the ideal that Obamacare is going down. Satan is a very sneaky person you know.


31 posted on 06/28/2012 5:31:41 AM PDT by Patriot Babe
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To: SJackson
This is straight out of the West Wing script.

One speech if they don't reveal the secret NASA shuttle, one if they launch it and the space rescue doesn't work, one if they launch it and it does work.

32 posted on 06/28/2012 5:35:53 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: DCBryan1

Gist of Obama’s prepared speeches:

1. Upheld - Mixture of crowing and Lecturing his critics
2. Partially Struck Down — Mixture of crowing, threats agains SCOTUS and executive orders to implement anyway
3. Totally Struck Down — Mixture of threats against SCOTUS & and executive orders. Warning to Congressional Republicans not to “stand in the way of progress”.


33 posted on 06/28/2012 5:37:20 AM PDT by rbg81
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To: Izzy Dunne

The best option is the one they will never consider—silence.


34 posted on 06/28/2012 5:38:40 AM PDT by cgbg (No bailouts for New York and California. Let them eat debt.)
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To: cgbg

“It is better to be silent and thought a fool than speak and remove all doubt.” :-)


35 posted on 06/28/2012 5:40:30 AM PDT by cgbg (No bailouts for New York and California. Let them eat debt.)
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To: agere_contra

>>Why, he’s like Roosevelt before D-day.<<

More like Hitler and Mussolini before D-Day, but if they knew the plan but couldn’t stop it.


36 posted on 06/28/2012 5:42:10 AM PDT by freedumb2003 (Guns Walked -- People Died -- Holder Lied -- Obama Golfed (thanks, Secret Agent Man))
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To: rbg81

He doesn’t have 3 speeches prepared. He knew within minutes of the ruling what it was going to be.


37 posted on 06/28/2012 5:44:07 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: SJackson

Only needed “The Supreme Court has spoken and we will obey”.


38 posted on 06/28/2012 5:46:17 AM PDT by AU72
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To: SJackson

The guy from Podesta’s group signaled the talking points yesterday on Hannity’s radio show.

The first thing out of the hack’s mouth was that Republican’s want to deny poor people health care. That’s going to be the main talking point, IMO.

Hannity missed an opportunity to stress that this wasn’t about health CARE, it was about health INSURANCE. Also he didn’t say that poor people did have access to health care via Medicaid.

Levin said that Obama will implement the law (if struck down) through executive orders, piece by piece and that the GOP better be prepared to fight back.


39 posted on 06/28/2012 5:48:11 AM PDT by randita
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To: SJackson

Other than golf and parties, this might be the most stress he’s and in years. It would be nice if he cared as much about the Constitution or national security as he does about socialized healthcare.


40 posted on 06/28/2012 5:49:58 AM PDT by PghBaldy (I eagerly await the next news about the struggles of Elizabeth Sacheen Littlefeather Warren.)
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To: TornadoAlley3

“...we won...”
Or something like it.


41 posted on 06/28/2012 5:52:51 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: agere_contra

Did he prepare like this for the Bin Laden raid? I don’t think so.


42 posted on 06/28/2012 5:52:57 AM PDT by PghBaldy (I eagerly await the next news about the struggles of Elizabeth Sacheen Littlefeather Warren.)
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To: Eye of Unk
Like the smuck writes his own speeches.
43 posted on 06/28/2012 5:54:44 AM PDT by angcat (GO YANKS!)
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To: SJackson

So speech number 3 spikes the football?


44 posted on 06/28/2012 5:57:52 AM PDT by linn37 (Newt supporter here.)
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To: nhoward14

“Crab people.”

That does explain the fundraiser with Vogue magazine.


45 posted on 06/28/2012 6:22:38 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (ABO 2012)
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To: SJackson
The speech he should give (needs a few updates after 38 years)

[snip]

I have never been a quitter. To leave office before my term is completed is abhorrent to every instinct in my body. But as President, I must put the interest of America first. America needs a full-time President and a full-time Congress, particularly at this time with problems we face at home and abroad.

To continue to fight through the months ahead for my personal vindication would almost totally absorb the time and attention of both the President and the Congress in a period when our entire focus should be on the great issues of peace abroad and prosperity without inflation at home.

Therefore, I shall resign the Presidency effective at noon tomorrow. Vice President Ford Biden will be sworn in as President at that hour in this office.

[snip]


46 posted on 06/28/2012 6:28:24 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (You only have three billion heartbeats in a lifetime.How many does the government claim as its own?)
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To: SJackson

BO hasn’t prepared anything! He reads from the telepromter what he is supposed to read.


47 posted on 06/28/2012 6:29:41 AM PDT by jch10 (Fail to the Chief!)
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To: SJackson

B.S. Kagan called him with the result ten minutes after the vote was taken. He has known for weeks. This story is just laying down some CYA for her.


48 posted on 06/28/2012 6:34:28 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: SJackson

It would be funny if he read the wrong prepared speech. All it needs is for a mixup to “happen” with the Teleprompter®. Somewhere out there is a technician who could arrange this. Oh, please do this! For the good of your country!


49 posted on 06/28/2012 6:44:19 AM PDT by docbnj
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To: MrB

Quite possibly. However, I do expect him to try to implement the whole thing by Executive order ...somehow. Also, look for a lot of [scared] companies to say they’re going to abide by the rules anyway.


50 posted on 06/28/2012 6:45:18 AM PDT by rbg81
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