Video: Townhall’s simulcast of CPAC

posted at 11:05 am on February 26, 2009 by Allahpundit

FoxNews.com is simulcasting too, but try as I might, I can’t get their player to open. Speaking as I write this is Rep. Paul Ryan, whom I like, but whose small-government message will be a hard sell to this crowd given that he voted for TARP. Here’s today’s schedule; John Bolton is up any minute now, followed by Huckabee at 1:30 and then “Sarah Palin Unplugged on the Media” at 2 p.m. featuring John Ziegler and an unnamed “special guest.” The ‘Cuda isn’t expected to attend, but there should be some sort of video message. Click the image to watch.


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John Ziegler and an unnamed “special guest.”

Hopefully, he gets a redo on that date. *crosses fingers*

lorien1973 on February 26, 2009 at 11:07 AM

I couldn’t find the FNC player either. Thanks for the link, AP.

OmahaConservative on February 26, 2009 at 11:13 AM

“Sarah Palin Unplugged on the Media” at 2 p.m. featuring John Ziegler and an unnamed “special guest.” The ‘Cuda isn’t expected to attend, but there should be some sort of video message.

Looking forward to this. Should be fun.

RepubChica on February 26, 2009 at 11:14 AM

Rep. Paul Ryan, whom I like, but whose small-government message will be a hard sell to this crowd given that he voted for TARP

Sad. Sad. Sad. For a man with great ideas and seemingly strong principles. What in the hades do they do to people during Congressional Orientation? Must be some labotomy lab down in the bowles of the Capital building.

WashJeff on February 26, 2009 at 11:15 AM

My connection is too slow. Is there somewhere the developments are being blogged n updated constantly?

promachus on February 26, 2009 at 11:15 AM

The ‘Cuda isn’t expected to attend, but there should be some sort of video message.

RepubChica on February 26, 2009 at 11:14 AM

With all the Jindal\”SOTU” Reponse talk yeaterday, I was thinking if the best response would be to present a 20 minute “infomercial”. Showcase the top five up and coming Republicans (do we have five?) and focus on the ideas and princples how they will make life better for the majority of Americans.

WashJeff on February 26, 2009 at 11:19 AM

Paul Ryan’s is a real bright light. He shouldn’t be discarded over TARP. His WSJ op-ed piece of a few weeks back attacking the stimulus on economic/financial grounds was a thing of beauty.

Robert_Paulson on February 26, 2009 at 11:41 AM

“Sarah Palin Unplugged on the Media” at 2 p.m. featuring John Ziegler and an unnamed “special guest.” The ‘Cuda isn’t expected to attend, but there should be some sort of video message.

Would be the highlight of today, if not the entire CPAC conference.

Norwegian on February 26, 2009 at 11:44 AM

Paul Ryan’s is a real bright light. He shouldn’t be discarded over TARP. His WSJ op-ed piece of a few weeks back attacking the stimulus on economic/financial grounds was a thing of beauty.

Robert_Paulson on February 26, 2009 at 11:41 AM

Easy for you to say being that you are Hank's brother. ;-)

WashJeff on February 26, 2009 at 11:44 AM

Paul Ryan’s is a real bright light. He shouldn’t be discarded over TARP. His WSJ op-ed piece of a few weeks back attacking the stimulus on economic/financial grounds was a thing of beauty.

Robert_Paulson on February 26, 2009 at 11:41 AM

Yes he should… If ANY Republican votes for The Messiah’s power grab Socialisam and his desire to ruin America, then they should be tossed off the cliff and into the abiss of RINO’s everywhere… We have tried the “middle” big tent and it was an absolute FAILURE! Time to go and STAY real Conservative… No more weak knees, no more guttless wonders, no more cowards…

Mark Garnett on February 26, 2009 at 11:51 AM

Easy for you to say being that you are Hank’s brother. ;-)

WashJeff on February 26, 2009 at 11:44 AM

You can be sure ol’ Hank got several loads of coal in his xmas stocking this last year.

Robert_Paulson on February 26, 2009 at 11:55 AM

He should ask for forgiveness and we’ll let him in good grace again. He can’t sell his soul to the devil of Big Government ever again!

youngO on February 26, 2009 at 11:57 AM

You can be sure ol’ Hank got several loads of coal in his xmas stocking this last year.

Robert_Paulson on February 26, 2009 at 11:55 AM

It better have been clean coal!!!!

WashJeff on February 26, 2009 at 11:57 AM

Just searched Obama’s Budget plan (PDF linked via Drudge) for nuclear energy. Not there. Nuclear waste? Yes. Monitor nuclear materials? Yes. Nuclear enery? Why do we need that.

WashJeff on February 26, 2009 at 12:00 PM

Here comes ObamaCorps (from the budge plan):

Expands National Service. The President’s
Budget makes a substantial investment in National Service, giving more individuals the opportunity to make an intensive commitment to giving back to their communities. The Budget would set AmeriCorps on a path to expand from its current 75,000 funded slots to 250,000, and would ensure the availability of service opportunities to achieve demonstrable results. The Budget would also increase the amount of the Eli Segal Education Award, which has not been adjusted since the program’s inception in 1993.

WashJeff on February 26, 2009 at 12:04 PM

Yes he should… If ANY Republican votes for The Messiah’s power grab Socialisam and his desire to ruin America, then they should be tossed off the cliff and into the abiss of RINO’s everywhere… We have tried the “middle” big tent and it was an absolute FAILURE! Time to go and STAY real Conservative… No more weak knees, no more guttless wonders, no more cowards…

Mark Garnett on February 26, 2009 at 11:51 AM

I don’t disagree…it’s just that virtually all of his “R” colleagues would describe him as one of a handful of the most serious and most principled economic conservatives in either chamber of Congress. I’m not spinning for him, but my understanding was that the collapse of Lehman rocked the markets and he was genuinely convinced that total collapse of the financial system was imminent. In other words, he saw his vote for TARP as a vote to disarm a ticking bomb.

In retrospect, the ticking bomb analysis of financial conditions was probably B.S. and therefore TARP a swindle…but it was hardly unambiguous back in September.

Robert_Paulson on February 26, 2009 at 12:06 PM

I love this one in the budget. Housing choice good. School choice bad.

Increases funding for the Housing Choice voucher program, which likewise makes housing affordable to very low-income households. The Department of Housing and Urban Development will also introduce legislative reforms to address the program’s costly inefficiencies.

WashJeff on February 26, 2009 at 12:09 PM

Is Ron Paul going to be there? lol

Libertarian Joseph on February 26, 2009 at 12:14 PM

Robert_Paulson on February 26, 2009 at 12:06 PM

I read an interesting WSJ article a couple days ago on banks that are weathering the storm and banks that are not. This person’s thesis was that banks that are privately held are doing just fine, while banks that are publicly traded companies are more likely to have issues.

He wanted a non-intrusive way to get banks to become privately held (i.e., he is a free market guy and did not want a government edict), but did not bring forth a good way to do it. If the owners of the bank have skin in the game (ie, they could lose their houses if their bank goes belly up), they will manage their bank more effectively.

I was thinking a good way to provides incentives for consumers (individuals or businesses) to choose are privately held bank would be to alter the terms of FDIC insurance. Cover bank accounts up $250,000 at privately held banks and only $50,000 (or some other number) at publicly held banks.

Please pass this on to Hank.

WashJeff on February 26, 2009 at 12:26 PM

Yes he should… If ANY Republican votes for The Messiah’s power grab Socialisam and his desire to ruin America, then they should be tossed off the cliff and into the abiss of RINO’s everywhere…

Mark Garnett on February 26, 2009 at 11:51 AM

When he voted for TARP the Messiah wasn’t in power. Anyone who watches CNBC’s Squawk Box in the mornings will recognize Ryan as one of the regular guests of the show. He’s as knowledgeable on the economy as maybe any politician I’ve ever seen speak, and his vote for TARP wasn’t a weak kneed bow to socialism.

BadgerHawk on February 26, 2009 at 12:30 PM

^^^^

I’m a Mark Sanford guy.

Libertarian Joseph on February 26, 2009 at 12:33 PM

jacobnyc on February 26, 2009 at 12:30 PM

The progressives that control the WH and congress are the ones wanting partnerships and protection of industry leaders. Isn’t that economic fascism?

Libertarian Joseph on February 26, 2009 at 12:35 PM

fascists

jacobnyc on February 26, 2009 at 12:30 PM

I don’t think that word means what you think it means. But good try.

BadgerHawk on February 26, 2009 at 12:38 PM

jacobnyc on February 26, 2009 at 12:30 PM

Conservative manifesto is our federal constitution as the founding fathers intended.

Which party supported Bush’s socialistic policies of 2008 more? Democrats. The majority of people that comment on this web site would be glad to see corporate welfare disappear (a low grade form of economic fascism).

WashJeff on February 26, 2009 at 12:39 PM

Mein Kampf, when they arrive.

jacobnyc on February 26, 2009 at 12:30 PM

Since when was hating the Jews non liberal. You try to walk out on the palestinians?

the_nile on February 26, 2009 at 12:42 PM

“In retrospect, the ticking bomb analysis of financial conditions was probably B.S. and therefore TARP every lie the leftists have told us a swindle(and an attack on America)…”

there. that’s better.

OwlorNothing on February 26, 2009 at 12:48 PM

When he voted for TARP the Messiah wasn’t in power.

Right….he was too busy talking to the Iranians….

I think Mark makes so much sense, it’s hard for some HA folks to swallow it. Too tough a stand, too far to the right…oohh,ooooh too radical.
The wussification of America continues….

stand up people, and stop whitewashing everything. there is a right and wrong and the sooner everyone accepts that, the sooner we can begin to repair what we’ve let the left( and the right!) do to this country.

OwlorNothing on February 26, 2009 at 12:51 PM

The wussification of America continues….

OwlorNothing on February 26, 2009 at 12:51 PM

I don’t go calling you names without knowing anything about you, though perhaps now I can call you a prick.

BadgerHawk on February 26, 2009 at 12:57 PM

BadgerHawk on February 26, 2009 at 12:30 PM

I will take your word on this subject.

However, I will NOT allowed the wussification of the Republican party to continue… David Brooder, Brookes, Alla and other so called Conservatives are KILLING us! We went with thier choice, got McLame… They refute Rush Limbaugh, Mark Levin, Glen Beck and other true Consevatives. They support The Messiah on his power grabs, his lies and they ignore the danger he poses…

ANY of our Republicans that give aid and comfort to the enemies of America and traditional values that these far left radical Socialists pose MUST be thrown out~!

There is NO compromise here… It’s too important…

Mark Garnett on February 26, 2009 at 12:57 PM

fascists

jacobnyc on February 26, 2009 at 12:30 PM
I don’t think that word means what you think it means. But good try.

BadgerHawk on February 26, 2009 at 12:38 PM

It seems that jerkoff jacobnyc learned a new word yesterday, he used facist in the limbaugh thread. Yes folks, we have a new troll to slap around.

HornetSting on February 26, 2009 at 1:00 PM

I think Mark makes so much sense, it’s hard for some HA folks to swallow it. Too tough a stand, too far to the right…oohh,ooooh too radical.
The wussification of America continues….

stand up people, and stop whitewashing everything. there is a right and wrong and the sooner everyone accepts that, the sooner we can begin to repair what we’ve let the left( and the right!) do to this country.

OwlorNothing on February 26, 2009 at 12:51 PM

Thanks, and Rush is right… America’s future as a free Nation is under assult… Wealth transfers, cuts in Military, apeasment of terrorists, abandoning Isreal, tax the sucessfull the producers, extend the nanny state and welfare and socialize health care…

Do I need to go on?

Mark Garnett on February 26, 2009 at 1:00 PM

I don’t go calling you names without knowing anything about you, though perhaps now I can call you a prick.

BadgerHawk on February 26, 2009 at 12:57 PM

He was not refering to you imho… But, if the shoe fits!

:) j/k

Mark Garnett on February 26, 2009 at 1:03 PM

Cliff Kincaid just made some remark about how in the 80′s at least we knew our President was born in the United States. What a fucking idiot. If that remark gets picked up, the entire conference will be panned and Republicans will look like idiots…again. Way to go dipsh*t.

Also calling GWB a pseudo-socialist was out of line.

The Race Card on February 26, 2009 at 1:13 PM

I like Cliff but that’s really bad.

promachus on February 26, 2009 at 1:21 PM

This is awesome </em? GOP stuff… there will be dozens and dozens of people viewing nationwide.

benny shakar on February 26, 2009 at 1:23 PM

The Race Card on February 26, 2009 at 1:13 PM

*facepalm*

You know the media’s just looking for one stupid line to use as their lead on the entire conference.

BadgerHawk on February 26, 2009 at 1:23 PM

This is awesome </em? GOP stuff… there will be dozens and dozens of people viewing nationwide.

benny shakar on February 26, 2009 at 1:23 PM

I know, I’m pretty exited too.

BadgerHawk on February 26, 2009 at 1:28 PM

This is awesome </em? GOP stuff… there will be dozens and dozens of people viewing nationwide.

benny shakar on February 26, 2009 at 1:23 PM

Bunny Shaker! You’re mom called. Lunch is ready.

HornetSting on February 26, 2009 at 1:35 PM

Is Ron Paul going to be there? lol

Libertarian Joseph on February 26, 2009 at 12:14 PM

Tomorrow at 4. Be there.

The Dean on February 26, 2009 at 3:48 PM

This guy’s speech ROCKED!

This is one sharp dude. Look for him to run for Senate some day or get scooped up as a veep.

Very, Very impressive. I’m guessing the TARP vote will not stop him long-term.

Sapwolf on February 27, 2009 at 12:10 AM