Skip to comments.Obama cancels Tuesday rally in Colo. Springs to ‘monitor Hurricane Sandy’
Posted on 10/28/2012 7:46:10 AM PDT by AmonAmarth
President Barack Obama has cancelled his rally that was scheduled for Tuesday morning in Colorado Springs to monitor Hurricane Sandy, according to a White House press release.
Obama will return to Washington to continue to monitor the hurricane following a campaign event in Ohio on Monday. A campaign event that was scheduled in Northern Virginia on Monday was also cancelled because of the storm.
According to a statement made by the White House Saturday night, The President is being regularly updated on the storm and ongoing preparations, and he has directed his team to continue to bring all available resources to bear as state and local partners continue to prepare for the storm.
The press release said that FEMA has deployed teams and has pre-staged resources to potentially affected areas of the storm.
The rally that was scheduled in Colorado Springs Red Rock Canyon Open Space park on Tuesday was meant to focus on issues such as the economy and early voting, according to a campaign spokesperson.
Is this the same Obama that did NOT cancel a fund raiser in Las Vegas to deal with Benghazi?
Oh well, I guess he’ll get more votes from the east coast than all of the military combined. And that’s what it’s all about. That’s what it’s always about - votes.
I am willing to believe you but I need some proof of your prediction. Please provide some info.
Reminds me of some of the lyrics in the song, “Curious GWB.”
Hurricane Katrina was a natural disaster
Some critics say I shoulda acted faster
But let me ask ya this,..why aint them people have
Or at least some floaty things so they could all
People say Is in Crawford hidin in my cove
But thats just not true, ask Karl Rove
I was monitoring the storm from right there on the
While simultaneously clearing out a dangerous branch
Yeah, there you go, now whos to blame?
Fool me once shame on you
Fool me twice thats a shame, uh
On uh you know I wont get fooled again
Aw you know what I mean!
So, he’ll be re-introduced to the Situation Room, huh?
“And this is the conference table, Mr. President. Your seat is over here.”
I think there is something else brewing out there besides Sandy and it’s going to be big too!
He is hunkered down with Axelrod trying to keep it together.
Sandy is currently tracking to sit right over my area early Wednesday. If the predicted track holds true, there will be flooding here. There will probably be power outages, but we get those from thunderstorms in the summer and ice storms in the winter.
I don't expect the federal government to do anything. I have minor expectations from state and local governments. The township was cleaning storm drains yesterday (Saturday - working OT) That was a probably good idea, but I was planning to clear the storm drain at the edge of my property on Monday for free. There's not much more that can be done, other than securing our own property - which I did yesterday.
I certainly do not care if Obama is monitoring the storm. He's not going to clean the storm drains of leaves. He's not going secure my deck furniture. He's not going to clear fallen trees on my property after the storm. I don't expect help from the tax dollars of people who live in New Orleans or some other part of the county. Just like I don't expect my tax dollars to help New Orleans. Conversely, I am willing to give to charities and relief efforts when people are in true need. Just don't wash my tax dollars through a huge government bureaucracy in DC.
I saw what you did there. I didn’t know you could do that.
Wait.....I just figured it out. More coffee....
He's in serious doo-doo....there's no doubt chaos is rampant throughout the administration. Demoralized campaign staff, restless military officers, government agencies and departments at each other's throats, Dem candidates scared stiff nationwide, the Clinton tag team ominously circling..... shall I continue?
Axeljarrett certainly told him in no uncertain terms to get back into the Oval Orifice, to take charge, to show he's still the president, to quell any incipient mutinies, to figure out who to blame for what, etc., etc.
The developing hurricane has provided him with convenient cover to scurry home. As though he could part the sea and stem the storm....but that's the impression he wants to give.
In reality, FEMA will handle Sandy....and the Coward-in-Chief will be huddled with his advisors on how to best handle the snake pit of lies, deceit and treason his administration is enmeshed in.
Time is now not on his side.....this return to the White House is a last hurrah to pull his melting irons out of the fire.
The 101st Airborne did not need rescuing.
I'm not a huge fan of Chris Christie, but in his first 3-4 months in office back in 2010 he accomplished something that I never thought would have been possible: He effectively reduced New Jersey public school teachers to a level of (dis)respect usually reserved for lawyers, arsonists and child molesters. I think every employed person in the U.S. who worries about his/her future is going to be hard-pressed to justify a vote for Barack Obama.
Drudge has pulled all the Benghazi headlines...
Very well put.
But he decided to go to Boulder on Thursday. He knows be can get a big crowd there.
Good! We don’t need our roadways and airspaces blocked off because of that coward!
Leni, You get the prize for figuring it out. What is the prize....why an all expenses paid trip to your nearest polling center to vote the bum out of course.
Monitor the hurricane and p*ss on the Americans in Benghazi!
What an a**hole!
love the pic.
The one thing he can’t do anything about is a hurricane. And that he could monitor from the Internet!
Is that were Romney & Ryan packed the amphitheater?
Nope, Red Rocks Ampitheatre is 90 miles north, in Denver county
Because during his famous speech, Teh One had declared, "This was the moment when the rise of the oceans began to slow and the planet began to heal."
This is one Messiah who can't calm the storm!
Let's seem him stand in New York Harbor and command the waves to recede, like King Canute.
(Did I say Canute? More like
Aethelred Axelrod the Unready! ...and yes, I do know the etymological provenance of the name and title.)
The SEIU buses from Pennsylvania and New York were going to be half full and wouldn’t make it in time.
I hear his Las Vegas makeup person kept him up to date...
Thinking along the same lines.....Hoe someone is keeping an eye on all of them!
Leni, did you see Pat Caudill (D) on Judge J (fox) last night. Have never seen ANYONE on TV as upset as he appeared.
But potential hurricane victims can take comfort in the fact that, unlike in Benghazi, it’s politically expedient for Obama to “have their back”.
Funny, I don’t recall him cancelling any events when a named storm was about to hit Florida...
Good. We the taxpayers just saved a few million bucks!
Why is this clown freaking out over a cat 1 hurricane?
It will likely break down to a tropical storm almost immediately after making landfall.
Perhaps he is now planning an air strike...somewhere in Libya, or Iran, or perhaps Syria? Trying again to pretend like he is “tough on terrorism”?
Is this the quiet before the storm? What purpose would this serve?
If he calls the storm rescue efforts the way he did Benghazi they will all freeze to death.
He’s watching “The Jeffersons” to see what George would do.
JugEars is punking out after the local ObamaBots told him any rally would pale in comparison to Romney/Ryan at Red Rocks. He’s depressed and Axelrod’s hangdog look and thousand mile stare ain’t helping things either
FLASH— Reggie Love has been summoned to the White House to meet Jug Ears when he gets there to shoot some hoops.
Didn’t loser McCain suspend his losing campaign to go back to the Senate to “handle” the exploding financial crisis in October 2008? Ironic Zero is adopting a similar strategy. Wonder if it’s for the same reason? You know, because he’s a loser.
He needs to be stopped is what needs to happen. The damage he is doing is incalculable.
The question is...does our military have the guts to not follow what is essentially illegal orders from the President?
“Or, to hide.”
Exactly. He is loosing ground everywhere and his appearances are not helping. Someone will ask him about his continual lying about Benghazi. He has been proven to be a liar at every junction, including Peneta (sp), Hillary, and Biden.
Looking at the known facts that Navy Seal (name forgotten at the moment) who disobeyed Obama’s orders and rescued approximately 30 people should recieve the Medal of Honor. He not only braved enemy fire for the rescue but also his the ire of his superiors who did not have the balls to countermand the Idiot in Chief and order the rescue.
The office corp of the military has become so effeminate with all of these . . . never mind! Getting really poissed off again and can hardly think straight.
This guy and his family desreve that medal. They need to know how America really feels about him.
I believe part of the problem in 2008 was Pelosi declared martial law on Sept. 28th. In all that confusion there was a tremendous amount of stuff going on behind the scenes that we were truly not privvy too. And may never yet know.
Given how he handled his 9/11, it's a wonder he's not in Vegas.
Yeah, yeah...but they ran out of popcorn. The White House has their own crisis to handle from time to time...ya know?
We can bet they’re trying to mute and threaten those in the military who know the truth. The shredders are going 24/7 in preparation for January so they don’t go to prison for corruption and treason. Rattlesnakes eating their own about now.
You soitenly have a way with words, lady ................................................ FRegards
Once again, perfect.
Obama will be leaving the White House today and heading to Orlando for an event tomorrow morning 10/29 at at UCF, North Alafaya. Doors open at 9AM.
Florida FREEP, anyone??
I'm in! Let's give BO one more visit he will remember! Bring your signs, I have the flags...enough for many!
Freepers who know the area, pick the spot to gather and post here!