Quotes of the day

posted at 8:01 pm on July 8, 2012 by Allahpundit

President Obama’s bus tour through Ohio and Pennsylvania late last week offered a striking look at the evolution of a president. In 2008, Obama used soaring rhetoric and personal biography to talk about binding together a red-blue nation. His message today is about the urgent need to defeat a stubborn opposition party in order to move the country forward…

That is a change from the way he talked as a candidate in 2008. His message then was not so much about either-or choices. That was not the message he delivered when he first appeared on the national stage at the 2004 Democratic convention, nor was it the message he offered the night he scored his breakthrough victory in the 2008 Iowa caucuses that launched him toward the White House. He did not talk about elections as tiebreakers between two sides but of a country hungering for a new model for its politics…

Many Democrats say it’s about time that the president got tough, that he spent too much time trying to negotiate with Republicans who weren’t interested in negotiating with him.

***

It’s nothing like the first campaign, the former Illinois state legislator and U.S. senator said — when he and his wife circulated fliers printed at Kinko’s.

It sure isn’t…

Off the 68,443 ads that Obama has run on TV (local broadcast, national network & national cable) in the 30-day period ended July 2, 52,016 had an “anti-Romney message” — 76 percent of the total, according to New York-based Kantar Media’s CMAG, which monitors campaign advertising.

Obama’s negative ads have overtaken his positive ads. Since April 10, when Republican Rick Santorum’s exit essentially made Romney his party’s presumptive nominee, Obama has run 112,202 ads, of which 58,151 were anti-Romney and 54,051 positive.

***

Of the 17 TV advertisements Obama has aired here [in Iowa], eight have pummeled Romney’s resume as a governor of Massachusetts and founder of a large private equity firm. Increasingly, the ads have pressed the outsourcing hot button, although independent fact checkers have dressed down that attack as using false or thinly supported claims.

Republicans call it a smear campaign, arguing Romney was not responsible for what companies did after he left Bain Capital. Indeed, they point to Obama as an outsourcer, citing him as responsible for jobs sent overseas by companies who received federal stimulus money.

***

Top Democrats repeatedly slammed Mitt Romney on Sunday for his foreign wheelings and dealings, as President Obama’s campaign continues to make the case that the presumptive GOP nominee doesn’t understand the concerns of the middle class…

“He is the first and only candidate for President of the United States with a Swiss bank account, with tax shelters, with tax avoidance schemes that involve so many foreign countries,” Durbin, the No. 2 Democrat in the Senate, said on CBS’s “Face the Nation.”

“When it comes down to his Swiss bank account, there is just no way to explain it,” Durbin added. “You either get a Swiss bank account to conceal what you are doing or you believe the Swiss franc is stronger than the American dollar.”

***

Democratic Gov. Martin O’Malley (Md.) hammered Mitt Romney on Sunday over a report detailing his use of offshore accounts, saying the presumptive GOP nominee had “bet against America.”

“He bet against America when he put his money in Swiss bank accounts and tax havens and shelters and also set up a secret company, the shell company in Bermuda, which, by the way, in order to avoid disclosure, he put in his wife’s name right before he became governor of Massachusetts,” O’Malley charged.

His comments come after a Vanity Fair report released last week said Romney’s financial advisers formed a corporation in Bermuda and the GOP candidate maintained holdings in Switzerland and the Cayman Islands.

***

“Being rich is not a problem,” said Bob Shrum, a Democratic consultant who helped Senator Edward M. Kennedy defeat Mr. Romney in their 1994 Senate race in Massachusetts. “Being rich and out of touch is a problem.”

Mr. Romney’s campaign has pushed back hard against some of the wealth-themed attacks, which have included assertions that at Bain he enriched himself by promoting the outsourcing of American jobs. Increasingly the Romney campaign is turning Mr. Obama’s attacks back on him by suggesting that the president is in denial about his record and is out of touch with the economic strains felt by most Americans.

“They just can’t come to grips with the reality of what’s happening out there and the president’s responsibility for it,” said [Stuart] Stevens, [a Romney] campaign strategist.

***

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Obama campaign senior adviser Robert Gibbs said Sunday that Americans simply don’t know enough about Mitt Romney’s finances to determine if he’s doing anything illegal.

“We don’t know. Nobody knows,” the former White House press secretary said on CNN’s “State of the Union” when asked if the presumptive Republican presidential nominee was skirting tax law.

“The one thing he can do, Candy, to clear up whether or not he’s done anything illegally, whether he’s shielding his income from taxes in Bermuda or Switzerland, is to do what ever other presidential candidate is done and that’s to release a series of years of their own tax returns,” Gibbs told host Candy Crowley.

***

This president has already shown that he’s not who he said he was. He claimed he was going to bring everyone together, he was going to be this uniter. He’s been the most divisive, nasty, negative campaigner this country’s ever seen without running any positive ads.

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Wow..
Such heated exchanges on this thread…me included..

Does the trolls realize that they are at risk at paying nearly double what they are now for Ocare by 2014?
That is..
If the trolls work for a living….

Electrongod on July 8, 2012 at 8:52 PM

BTW,I thought this crap was dealt with,waaaay back in May!!!
_____________________________________________________________

Mitt Romney Swiss bank account ad misses mark

Still refining its attack lines against Republican Mitt Romney, Team Obama fluffs a good punchline with over-busy messaging
Tuesday 1 May 2012 20.36
************************

‘Swiss Bank Account’: the Obama campaign’s latest TV advert. Video via YouTube

Who
What
When
Why
How

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2012/may/01/mitt-romney-swiss-bank-account

canopfor on July 8, 2012 at 8:52 PM

OmahaConservative on July 8, 2012 at 8:50 PM

you got it…prayers coming

cmsinaz on July 8, 2012 at 8:52 PM

Flora Duh on July 8, 2012 at 8:43 PM

Some of us who have been posting for years take much needed breaks. You’ll learn eventually. Some never come back…

OmahaConservative on July 8, 2012 at 8:53 PM

How the teahadist allowed their establishment to shove a Gorden Geko wanna be down their throats still amazes me.

Uppereastside on July 8, 2012 at 8:45 PM

But how the Upper East Siders were manipulated into nominating and electing a third rate junior senator from Chicago with no legislative or private sector experience just swishes right over your head.

Cleombrotus on July 8, 2012 at 8:53 PM

The rest of your friends are probably pretty weird too.

Cleombrotus on July 8, 2012 at 8:33 PM

You actually think he has friend.

bayview on July 8, 2012 at 8:53 PM

This reeks of the Kerry campaign. Right down to the moment Fehrnstrom or that sycophant Kevin Madden says…. “Let me be the first one to call you….”

AmeriCuda on July 8, 2012 at 8:42 PM

But i thought you all claimed Sketch was doing an excellent job attacking the socialist in chief?

How the socialist in chief is still leading in all polls except for the house of raz is just mind boggling. Sketch should be up by 20 points with Barry’s 8.2% economy.

Uppereastside on July 8, 2012 at 8:54 PM

Personally I’d be happy with my SS in a Swiss account.

Get on it Mitt.

wolly4321 on July 8, 2012 at 8:54 PM

Sure, Romney should agree to release his returns…as soon as obaka releases the Fast & Furious documents and his “secret” college records…

ladyingray on July 8, 2012 at 8:08 PM

Let’s not forget, little Bammie hasn’t released any medical records to speak of either. In 2008 someone presented as ‘his doctor’ released a letter saying “so and so is in good health, signed Doctor ___”.

slickwillie2001 on July 8, 2012 at 8:55 PM

canopfor on July 8, 2012 at 8:52 PM

good one Canopfor and from a lefty british paper at that…

cmsinaz on July 8, 2012 at 8:55 PM

I think I may need a politics break – this stuff is starting to get on my last nerve.

gophergirl on July 8, 2012 at 8:30 PM

gophergirl:Yup,been there,News Info/OverLoad,R@R will do you some
good.:)

canopfor on July 8, 2012 at 8:56 PM

Dont fight it Sketch!! Dont fight it.

Uppereastside on July 8, 2012 at 8:48 PM

Do the lies and hypocricy bother you?

I mean considering the fact that the Democrats were more than happy to run a Democrat like Kerry who had three times the wealth that Romney has…does any of this make you uncomfortable?

And considering the fact that two thirds of the money in the stimulus intended for green jobs were outsourced to foreign countries..does that make the charge of outsourcing seem a tad ridiculous to you?

When you hear some rich Democrat who made tons of money over seas blab about the evils of outsourcing while he writes another check for that job killing incompetent in the White House do you think maybe this is all kind of sad?

No, I am sure not.

Terrye on July 8, 2012 at 8:56 PM

Let’s not forget, little Bammie hasn’t released any medical records to speak of either. In 2008 someone presented as ‘his doctor’ released a letter saying “so and so is in good health, signed Doctor ___ Epstein’s Mother ”.

slickwillie2001 on July 8, 2012 at 8:55 PM

Rio Linda Refugee on July 8, 2012 at 8:57 PM

canopfor on July 8, 2012 at 8:52 PM

good one Canopfor and from a lefty british paper at that…

cmsinaz on July 8, 2012 at 8:55 PM

cmsinaz:

Yup,this is a Full Blown DISTRACTION OPERATION,by the
MSM/DNC PROXIES!!:)

canopfor on July 8, 2012 at 8:57 PM

His message today is about the urgent need to defeat a stubborn opposition party in order to move the country forward…

‘splain this Champ…

Unemployment Rate Dropped In Every State That Elected A Republican Gov. In 2010

Flora Duh on July 8, 2012 at 8:57 PM

The liberals are waking up in the morning, now, drenched in the sweat of panic, and they go through their day wearing the stench of desperation.

No matter what diversion they attempt it keeps coming back to them, that damn “It’s the economy, stupid” bit.

They realize, when they bother to think about it, that tens of MILLIONS of the unemployed/underemployed, and recent grads who have no chance at a job anytime soon, know the TRUTH. They are living the TRUTH. They know the truth about Obama’s plans for the economy, or actually know little of Obama’s plans for the economy, and they are headed for the voting booth in four months.

Obama has no workable plans for these people, just words. Liberals have no workable plans for these people, just words.

And about those tens of millions of people, mentioned above, who know the TRUTH. They all have family and friends and neighbors who can see the TRUTH, and will also be heading to the voting booth.

Obama and the liberals cannot make these people disappear in the next four months.

Yoop on July 8, 2012 at 8:58 PM

Obama campaign senior adviser Robert Gibbs said Sunday that Americans simply don’t know enough about Mitt Romney’s finances to determine if he’s doing anything illegal.

“We don’t know. Nobody knows,” the former White House press secretary said on CNN’s “State of the Union” when asked if the presumptive Republican presidential nominee was skirting tax law.

Is this more like Fast And Furious, or is it more like Hillary’s “lost” Whitewater documents, Gibbs?

jaime on July 8, 2012 at 8:59 PM

canopfor on July 8, 2012 at 8:57 PM

yes indeedy

:)

cmsinaz on July 8, 2012 at 9:00 PM

But i thought you all claimed Sketch was doing an excellent job attacking the socialist in chief?

How the socialist in chief is still leading in all polls except for the house of raz is just mind boggling. Sketch should be up by 20 points with Barry’s 8.2% economy.

Uppereastside on July 8, 2012 at 8:54 PM

Yeah, right..Obama is not even getting over 50%…and the polls are mostly within the margin of error anyway.

I do think that the class warfare thing will work with some people..teaching people to hate the rich has always been useful for Democrats..well not all the rich..Rich people with Ds behind their names get a pass.

Terrye on July 8, 2012 at 9:01 PM

Back in rehab but still in need of prayers. Thanks for asking…

OmahaConservative on July 8, 2012 at 8:50 PM

Sad to hear that…

I will gladly add one more prayer tonight..

Electrongod on July 8, 2012 at 9:01 PM

Terrye on July 8, 2012 at 8:56 PM

Does lying on a conservative blog bother you?

Does making stuff up or blindly accepting what the faux news liars tell you bother you?

Uppereastside on July 8, 2012 at 9:02 PM

He’s been the most divisive, nasty, negative campaigner this country’s ever seen without running any positive ads.

from a guy whom we’ve learned to expect the worst, he’s providing just that…..

ted c on July 8, 2012 at 9:02 PM

Jane’s Addiction “Mountain Song”

the new aesthetic on July 8, 2012 at 9:03 PM

I think Romney speaks from the heart as much as any politician…but he is not the kind of man who emotes. He just does not.

Terrye on July 8, 2012 at 8:50 PM

And that could hurt him….

On the other hand, Obama speaks from the heart when he’s campaigning in friendly districts, or he thinks it won’t be reported. He’s a petty little man, and I think he really hates America in it’s present form. You can feel the ego and how it’s all about him, an the distain he omits regarding anything that’s right about this Country.

idesign on July 8, 2012 at 9:04 PM

don’t get so down, folks! There’s a long way to go. This is just getting started.

Hey upperazzside, how was Reagan polling around now in 1979? keep gloating, chump.

wolly4321 on July 8, 2012 at 9:04 PM

canopfor on July 8, 2012 at 8:48 PM

cripe…i guess the bain attacks were not working so lets think of something else to focus on

cmsinaz on July 8, 2012 at 8:51 PM

Maybe they should dust off that whole ‘war on women’ thingy…?

/

*clink*

:)

Seven Percent Solution on July 8, 2012 at 9:05 PM

I’m smelling Donkey Poo all over this Swiss Account thingy!
___________________________________________________________

CAMPAIGN 2012

Obama Video: ‘Do You Have an Offshore Bank Account?’
Updated: July 5, 2012 | 10:53 a.m.
July 5, 2012 | 7:44 a.m.
*************************

President Obama’s campaign continues to hammer Mitt Romney on his finances,

this time posting a new web video released on Thursday

that includes man-on-the-street interviews asking the question:

“Do you have an offshore bank account?”

“I don’t have a Swiss bank account,” says one woman. “I don’t have an account in the Caymans.”

She adds: “I don’t have a problem with people making tons of money, but there are questions that are raised by ‘Why are you keeping your money offshore?’”

The Obama campaign is seizing on a report in Vanity Fair that investigated Romney’s finances, at the same time attacking the former Massachusetts governor over his tenure at private equity firm Bain Capital.

In the video, a middle-aged man asks: “I don’t have an overseas bank account, and I don’t think our next president should have one either.”
==========

http://www.nationaljournal.com/2012-presidential-campaign/obama-video-do-you-have-an-offshore-bank-account–20120705

canopfor on July 8, 2012 at 9:05 PM

Sketch should be up by 20 points with Barry’s 8.2% economy.
Uppereastside on July 8, 2012 at 8:54 PM

And you’re still gonna vote for him. You MUST be employed in the public sector, if you’re employed at all.
So what part of the Upper Eastside do you live in, anyway? Above or below E.96th?

Cleombrotus on July 8, 2012 at 9:05 PM

Uppereastside on July 8, 2012 at 9:02 PM

oohhh faux news…did you make that up yourself??

Does being a ignorant phucktard bother you? Obviously not. You really are incredibly stupid. You get schooled daily and you come back for more. Pathetic.

HumpBot Salvation on July 8, 2012 at 9:05 PM

Seven Percent Solution on July 8, 2012 at 9:05 PM

lol, they just might do that

*clink*

cmsinaz on July 8, 2012 at 9:06 PM

The liberals are waking up in the morning, now, drenched in the sweat of panic, and they go through their day wearing the stench of desperation.

Yoop on July 8, 2012 at 8:58 PM

I know i cant make you take off the tin foil hat. However you may want to loosen the hat a little when you have the microwave turn on.

Uppereastside on July 8, 2012 at 9:06 PM

So I’m thinking,did Barry Soetoro as a youngster,
possibly have a bank account in Indonesia,and if
he did………

canopfor on July 8, 2012 at 9:06 PM

posted at 8:01 pm on July 8, 2012 by Allahpundit

awww ma, I don’t wanna go to bed. It’s still light outside!

Flora Duh on July 8, 2012 at 8:17 PM

Did you forget to give him his dose of Spring Tonic.

RickB on July 8, 2012 at 9:06 PM

So…Mitt Romney is the scary rich secretive republican bogeyman?

Pathetic

workingclass artist on July 8, 2012 at 9:06 PM

Republicans call it a smear campaign, arguing Romney was not responsible for what companies did after he left Bain Capital. Indeed, they point to Obama as an outsourcer, citing him as responsible for jobs sent overseas by companies who received federal stimulus money.

While Obama’s campaign released an ad boasting of green jobs it has created through energy loans it has given, they failed to mention a salient point: among the loans were three taxpayer-guaranteed loans to Spanish clean energy conglomerate Abengoa worth $2.78 billion to create 195 permanent jobs—more than $14 million per job—as well as a $529 million loan guarantee to Fisker Automotive, which manufactures $100,000 electric cars in Finland and is now virtually bankrupt. Source

Flora Duh on July 8, 2012 at 9:07 PM

Sketch should be up by 20 points with Barry’s 8.2% economy.

Uppereastside on July 8, 2012 at 8:54 PM

You and TFGRP only wish that the actual number was 8.2%, in fact he goes to bed every night praying to Allah that 8.2% would become reality.

Bishop on July 8, 2012 at 9:07 PM

canopfor on July 8, 2012 at 9:06 PM

heh

cmsinaz on July 8, 2012 at 9:08 PM

Does lying on a conservative blog bother you?

Does making stuff up or blindly accepting what the faux news liars tell you bother you?

Uppereastside on July 8, 2012 at 9:02 PM

Speaking of irony.

bayview on July 8, 2012 at 9:08 PM

idesign on July 8, 2012 at 9:04 PM

The only way Obama wins, even with Romney’s negatives, is with “shenanigans”. Most people see thru him by now and have had enough of him.

That’s MY concern.

Cleombrotus on July 8, 2012 at 9:08 PM

And you’re still gonna vote for him. You MUST be employed in the public sector, if you’re employed at all.
So what part of the Upper Eastside do you live in, anyway? Above or below E.96th?

Cleombrotus on July 8, 2012 at 9:05 PM

It’s the upper East side of Rochester, not New York City.

slickwillie2001 on July 8, 2012 at 9:08 PM

How the socialist in chief is still leading in all polls except for the house of raz is just mind boggling. Sketch should be up by 20 points with Barry’s 8.2% economy.

Uppereastside on July 8, 2012 at 8:54 PM

This post coming from you…

Pelosi has your back…
When she called you a Free-Rider…

How special you must be..

Maybe you will create the new compact fluorescent bulb without mercury…
Neh…ain’t your style…

Maybe you will create the new solar power cell that doesn’t bankrupt America..
Neh…ain’t your style..

I know..

You will be photographed flipping the bird to the Bush portrait…
The country needs more of you around…

We Support Upper…

Electrongod on July 8, 2012 at 9:08 PM

Metallica -Fade To Black

the new aesthetic on July 8, 2012 at 9:09 PM

Could it be,that young Barry Soetoro,after eating said dog,
had it suffed,and used it as a piggy bank,and could that be
used,as an off-shore account……..

canopfor on July 8, 2012 at 9:09 PM

it’s dinnertime in the cms household…y’all stay cool and we’ll see you in the am…

cmsinaz on July 8, 2012 at 9:09 PM

canopfor on July 8, 2012 at 9:06 PM

heh

cmsinaz on July 8, 2012 at 9:08 PM

cmsinaz:—:)

canopfor on July 8, 2012 at 9:10 PM

The pathetic tiny man used “I” and “me” 117 times in one speech.

This is the ‘leader’ of the free world and the world’s “smartest man”.

Media, you damned fools, what you eat is his sh*t, not Beluga caviar.

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2012 at 9:11 PM

I do think that the class warfare thing will work with some people..teaching people to hate the rich has always been useful for Democrats..well not all the rich..Rich people with Ds behind their names get a pass.

Terrye on July 8, 2012 at 9:01 PM

Interesting.. So you expect middle/working class Americans to shut their traps when the GOP and some democrats i might add are enacting policies to redistribute their wealth to the upper 1%?

Uppereastside on July 8, 2012 at 9:11 PM

it’s dinnertime in the cms household…y’all stay cool and we’ll see you in the am…

cmsinaz on July 8, 2012 at 9:09 PM

cmsinaz:Nite CMS:)

canopfor on July 8, 2012 at 9:12 PM

Uppereastside on July 8, 2012 at 9:11 PM

Fool, the ObamaTax is regressive and the middle and poor classes will pay the most. Obama and you hate the middle and poor classes.

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2012 at 9:12 PM

Does lying on a conservative blog bother you?

Does making stuff up or blindly accepting what the faux news liars tell you bother you?

Uppereastside on July 8, 2012 at 9:02 PM

Factcheck.org is not Faux news, you idiot.

Typical leftie, you hear facts you do not like you call people liars.

Terrye on July 8, 2012 at 9:12 PM

Blowbama had over 3.5 years to put a plan that works into place. The only thing he could possibly think to do is flush America down the drain with even more socialist crap. That’s all he has on tap and none of it works. Ever or anywhere.

As the French are about to find out…..AGAIN.

Wolfmoon on July 8, 2012 at 9:13 PM

it’s dinnertime in the cms household…y’all stay cool and we’ll see you in the am…

cmsinaz on July 8, 2012 at 9:09 PM

I can smell it from here..
*envious*

Electrongod on July 8, 2012 at 9:13 PM

Uppereastside on July 8, 2012 at 9:11 PM

No, Obama institutes policies and executive orders of theft by thuggery.

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2012 at 9:13 PM

HumpBot Salvation on July 8, 2012 at 9:05 PM

Lol on the “get schooled”

Uppereastside on July 8, 2012 at 9:14 PM

It’s the upper East side of Rochester, not New York City.
slickwillie2001 on July 8, 2012 at 9:08 PM

Oh man. Too funny.

Cleombrotus on July 8, 2012 at 9:14 PM

Wow, Republicans are crying and complaining about negative campaigning! Did they forget what they did to a decorated war hero in 2004? Well this is not John Kerry. In fact It’s Mitt who is more like Kerry day after day. This President fights. Just look at his campaign history throughout his career. You’ll know what I’m talking about. I say hit him and hit him hard.
I can already see the fear in their eyes.

Salahuddin on July 8, 2012 at 9:15 PM

Maybe they should dust off that whole ‘war on women’ thingy…?

/

*clink*

:)

Seven Percent Solution on July 8, 2012 at 9:05 PM

Seven Percent Solution:Gawd,I wouldn’t doubt it!:)

canopfor on July 8, 2012 at 9:15 PM

Does lying on a conservative blog bother you?

Does making stuff up or blindly accepting what the faux MSNBC news liars tell you bother you?

Uppereastside on July 8, 2012 at 9:02 PM

Perhaps you can tell us, since the first is all you’ve ever done since landing here. The second, I had to change since I know you don’t watch Fox News, so that must have been a typo on your part, but the question is definitely applicable to you as well.

Please point out where her questions to you were lies. She pretty much nailed your whole persona here.

So how is it you are OK with 31 brand new taxes going into effect January 1, 2013 most of which will directly hit the middle class, you know, that class of people you are always whining that the Republicans target to have subsidize the rich (another non-sequitor since nobody is writing checks to the rich)? Especially since your beloved Obama promised that taxes on the middle class wouldn’t go up, not one dime?

Gads you liberals are pathetic, no scratch that, you are despicable. You expect people like us to labor and then pay for benefits and health care for those who don’t work. Then you have the nerve to be obnoxious with us when we get testy about it.

AZfederalist on July 8, 2012 at 9:16 PM

If you think that 1% bullshit flies with anyone other than uber-leftist you’re the one wearing tinfoil.

wolly4321 on July 8, 2012 at 9:17 PM

it’s dinnertime in the cms household…y’all stay cool and we’ll see you in the am…

cmsinaz on July 8, 2012 at 9:09 PM

Night…

:)

Seven Percent Solution on July 8, 2012 at 9:18 PM

Interesting.. So you expect middle/working class Americans to shut their traps when the GOP and some democrats i might add are enacting policies to redistribute their wealth to the upper 1%?
Uppereastside on July 8, 2012 at 9:11 PM

Must have gotten his economics degree from the University of Havana.

Cleombrotus on July 8, 2012 at 9:18 PM

Uppereastside on July 8, 2012 at 9:14 PM

LOL at you.

HumpBot Salvation on July 8, 2012 at 9:19 PM

Romney needs to start talking about his plan for the economy. Not in 59 steps, but in terms that everyone can understand and remember. And he needs to keep asking “What’s Obama’s plan? What’s his plan for the economy?” Over and over. And tell everybody, “Ask him what his plan is.” And ask all the reporters, “Have you asked the president what his plan is for the economy? Because I haven’t heard one. If you ask him and he tells you, will you tell me? Because I haven’t heard anything like a plan on the economy from him.” In every possible venue and manner, heck–a bumper sticker–he has to drum it into the head of the American people, “What’s his plan?” He has absolutely nothing that isn’t a warmed over version of what he’s already done.

smellthecoffee on July 8, 2012 at 9:20 PM

Uppereastside on July 8, 2012 at 9:11 PM

oh, noes…upper doesn’t like crony capitalism. What is a ‘honest’ lib/left do? given that barry is a major crony capitalist…or let me reframe that for you, upper…how state-run capitalism…or how about national industrial policy. Getting warm

btw, how do you like the deals you guy made with pharma to screw the public??????? you know, the quid pro quo they did?????

oddly, letists always whine about corporate media…but they are mum about the Obama-GE-Comcast-msnbc

sorry, upper…you are just a useful idiot to these guys…but thanx for you vote anyway

r keller on July 8, 2012 at 9:20 PM

it’s dinnertime in the cms household…y’all stay cool and we’ll see you in the am…

cmsinaz on July 8, 2012 at 9:09 PM

Catch you on the morning crew cmsinaz.

Flora Duh on July 8, 2012 at 9:20 PM

Pearl Jam – “Daughter”
Austin City Limits – Two thousand and Nine

the new aesthetic on July 8, 2012 at 9:21 PM

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2012 at 9:12 PM

Another interesting comment..

So eliminating the minimum wage so that greedy corporate executives can pay their employees the same 10 cents an hour they are paying their Chinese employees is good for the American poor right?

Starving the middle class and the poor so that you can excuse the upper 1% from paying taxes is good for the middle class and working class correct?

And the crazy thing is i will bet $10K that you are not even part of the corrupt upper 1%(not all are corrupt but most are). However they have managed to brainwash you into thinking you too can make the same kind of money they have if you blindly support their crony ways.

Uppereastside on July 8, 2012 at 9:21 PM

nteresting.. So you expect middle/working class Americans to shut their traps when the GOP and some democrats i might add are enacting policies to redistribute their wealth to the upper 1%?

Uppereastside on July 8, 2012 at 9:11 PM

OK, for the slow kids in the room here, please explain to us how those people you cite above are enacting policies to re-distribute our wealth to the upper 1%.

Take your time, explain it step by step how those of us who are in the middle class are going to be forced to write checks to be sent to people in the upper 1%. Tell us how everybody getting tax breaks equally is redistributing our wealth to the 1%.

Until we see that answer from you, in concrete, readily verifiable language, none of us to respond to anything else you say.

AZfederalist on July 8, 2012 at 9:23 PM

Uppereastside on July 8, 2012 at 9:21 PM

Oh just STFU you fool…

OmahaConservative on July 8, 2012 at 9:23 PM

Uppereastside on July 8, 2012 at 9:21 PM

Still laughing.

I have to ask..how old are you?

HumpBot Salvation on July 8, 2012 at 9:24 PM

John Kerry war hero??

Some Vets with medals who earned them would beg to differ.

I asked one around then, how do you get that many medals in a few months? His answer waz you don’t. He hated kerry. Grenade wrecked his knees for life.

He earned his.

wolly4321 on July 8, 2012 at 9:24 PM

Uppereastside on July 8, 2012 at 9:11 PM

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Fool, the ObamaTax is regressive and the middle and poor classes will pay the most. Obama and you hate the middle and poor classes.

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2012 at 9:12 PM

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I don’t believe the middle class and poor are the targets of their hate; the entire United States is.

listens2glenn on July 8, 2012 at 9:25 PM

nteresting.. So you expect middle/working class Americans to shut their traps when the GOP and some democrats i might add are enacting policies to redistribute their wealth to the upper 1%?

Uppereastside on July 8, 2012 at 9:11 PM

What? Actually middle class people are paying more taxes under Obama. The poor who do not have insurance will have to buy insurance or pay a tax.

The poor pay more as well for the taxes on everything from tampons to tanning beds.

The 1% {like Buffet and Clooney and Gore} are not the ones taking the money..well, Gore might be an exception to that. He does find ways to take money from the poor.

Terrye on July 8, 2012 at 9:25 PM

UpperEastSide: Worst troll now?

the new aesthetic on July 8, 2012 at 9:25 PM

btw, on a serious note…this is the headline at drudge

http://www.usatoday.com/news/politics/story/2012-07-08/swing-states-poll/56097052/1

obama up 2.

but did you look at the states?

The swing states survey focuses on a dozen states that aren’t firmly aligned with either Democrats or Republicans. That puts them in a position to tip the outcome in the Electoral College. The states: Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Michigan, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Wisconsin.

for you junkies, when was the last time PA and WI went dem?????

r keller on July 8, 2012 at 9:26 PM

Media, you damned fools, what you eat is his sh*t, not Beluga caviar.

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2012 at 9:11 PM

Exactly. ; )

Bmore on July 8, 2012 at 9:27 PM

UpperyeastSide: Greeny Corporate executives.
Lol, just laugh.
So simple.
So idiotic.
Such a LOSER.

the new aesthetic on July 8, 2012 at 9:27 PM

Another interesting comment..

So eliminating the minimum wage so that greedy corporate executives can pay their employees the same 10 cents an hour they are paying their Chinese employees is good for the American poor right?

Starving the middle class and the poor so that you can excuse the upper 1% from paying taxes is good for the middle class and working class correct?

And the crazy thing is i will bet $10K that you are not even part of the corrupt upper 1%(not all are corrupt but most are). However they have managed to brainwash you into thinking you too can make the same kind of money they have if you blindly support their crony ways.

Uppereastside on July 8, 2012 at 9:21 PM

There are probably a few Straw Men and Red Herrings you left out of the DWS issued talking points. Bad UES! Bad Liberal! Off to Camp again for you….LOL!

ManWithNoParty on July 8, 2012 at 9:27 PM

He has absolutely nothing that isn’t a warmed over version of what he’s already done.

smellthecoffee on July 8, 2012 at 9:20 PM

Which is probably why Drudge has this up right now:

SWING STATES BATTLE ZONE: OBAMA 47% ROMNEY 45%

Playing to not lose does not equate to playing to win.

TxAnn56 on July 8, 2012 at 9:27 PM

http://dailycaller.com/2012/07/08/reverend-wright-knocks-obama-in-sunday-sermon/

Jeremiah Wright: ‘White racist alien DNA’ running through synapses of Obama’s brain

The Barry Campaign needs to find another $150,000 for Jeremiah.

bayview on July 8, 2012 at 9:27 PM

UpperEastSide: Worst troll now?

the new aesthetic on July 8, 2012 at 9:25 PM

Not top drawer.

Bmore on July 8, 2012 at 9:28 PM

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2012 at 9:12 PM

Another interesting comment..

So eliminating the minimum wage so that greedy corporate executives can pay their employees the same 10 cents an hour they are paying their Chinese employees is good for the American poor right?

Why don’t all business pay just minimum wage?

Answer: They don’t because they have to Compete for employees.

Starving the middle class and the poor so that you can excuse the upper 1% from paying taxes is good for the middle class and working class correct?

Is it your contention that everyone is ‘entitled’ to a certain amount of money regardless of productive effort?

And the crazy thing is i will bet $10K that you are not even part of the corrupt upper 1%(not all are corrupt but most are). However they have managed to brainwash you into thinking you too can make the same kind of money they have if you blindly support their crony ways.

Uppereastside on July 8, 2012 at 9:21 PM

What does financial station have to do with whether one supports the Liberty of free enterprise?

Chip on July 8, 2012 at 9:28 PM

canopfor on July 8, 2012 at 8:38 PM

That was a great show. Reminds me of the simpler times of my childhood and recalling how my mom and aunt used to laugh themselves silly watching Ernest Borgnine and Tim Conway. I used to think Gavin MacLeod was cute for some reason. LOL

PatriotGal2257 on July 8, 2012 at 8:44 PM

PatriotGal2257:Yup,and all the crap,the crew got themselves into!:)

Heres:McHale’s Navy Movie 1964 Part 1 of 2

http://www.tubewatcher.tv/16126

McHale’s Navy Movie 1964 Part 1 of 2

http://www.tubewatcher.tv/16128

canopfor on July 8, 2012 at 9:28 PM

So eliminating the minimum wage so that greedy corporate executives can pay their employees the same 10 cents an hour they are paying their Chinese employees is good for the American poor right?

Uppereastside on July 8, 2012 at 9:21 PM

You mean like these “greedy corporate executives?”

Obama’s largest fundraiser, DreamWorks CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg, who raised $2 million for the campaign and co-hosted a $10 million Hollywood fundraiser in May, has been trying to outsource jobs to China by expanding his company’s work there. Why, Jeffrey has even been investigated by the SEC for doing it.

GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt was appointed by his good friend Barack to lead the White House Jobs Council. During Immelt’s reign at GE, GE rid itself of more than 34,000 American workers, while adding 25,000 foreign workers to its payroll. Additionally, in July 2011, GE fired 150 workers at its X-ray division in Wisconsin and moved the operation to China, hiring 65 new workers there.

Now let’s talk auto industry. Obama’s Department of Energy gave nearly $6 billion in taxpayer-guaranteed loans to the Ford Motor Company, which is expanding its business outside the U.S. Obama gave General Motors $50 billion and GM started building cars in China and Mexico to save on labor; later, Obama gave GM $45 billion in tax breaks so GM did not have to pay a dime in income taxes after making a $7.6 billion profit.

Why if I didn’t know any better, I’d accuse those “greedy corporate executives” of outsourcing. Wouldn’t you?

Flora Duh on July 8, 2012 at 9:28 PM

r keller on July 8, 2012 at 9:26 PM

Beat me to it.

TxAnn56 on July 8, 2012 at 9:29 PM

UpperEastSide: Worst troll now?

the new aesthetic on July 8, 2012 at 9:25 PM

It’s working hard for the title. Kind of a one-hit blunder though. She reminds me of DWS only capable of regurgitating easily debunked leftard talking points.

HumpBot Salvation on July 8, 2012 at 9:30 PM

for you junkies, when was the last time PA and WI went dem?????

r keller on July 8, 2012 at 9:26 PM

ugh…bad nite on computer…when was the last time they went Rep?

http://www.270towin.com/

hint you have to go back a while. If these are considered ‘swing’ state barry’s doing a lot worse than i thought…bwahahahahaha

r keller on July 8, 2012 at 9:30 PM

Uppereastside is quick on the charges of lying and slow on the proof to back up its charges. Hmmm…

CW on July 8, 2012 at 9:30 PM

And the crazy thing is i will bet $10K that you are not even part of the corrupt upper 1%(not all are corrupt but most are). However they have managed to brainwash you into thinking you too can make the same kind of money they have if you blindly support their crony ways.

Uppereastside on July 8, 2012 at 9:21 PM

$10K…??
Not enough for the Bronze plan…

If I were you..
I would stop betting…

Betting on America….?

But Upper has no money…

Electrongod on July 8, 2012 at 9:31 PM

Oh just STFU you fool…

OmahaConservative on July 8, 2012 at 9:23 PM

If I didn’t adore you before – I do now.

I just belly laughed out loud reading that.

gophergirl on July 8, 2012 at 9:32 PM

Sketch should be up by 20 points with Barry’s 8.2% economy.

Uppereastside on July 8, 2012 at 8:54 PM

So you agree Obama’s a FAILURE. Good to know.

BTW that line you keep using is not very original especially for such a learned hack.

CW on July 8, 2012 at 9:32 PM

And the crazy thing is i will bet $10K that you are not even part of the corrupt upper 1%(not all are corrupt but most are).

Uppereastside on July 8, 2012 at 9:21 PM

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That’s right, ‘eastside.

It’s the Maurice Strongs, George Soroses, members of the Federal Reserve Bank, and certain partners in all of those failed Green Energy industries who are the corrupt 1%.

listens2glenn on July 8, 2012 at 9:32 PM

Uppereastside on July 8, 2012 at 9:21 PM

Psst…you left out the part about sapping and impurifying all the poor’s precious bodily fluids. Oh, and the fluoridation of their drinking water.

Left Coast Right Mind on July 8, 2012 at 9:33 PM

And the crazy thing is i will bet $10K that you are not even part of the corrupt upper 1%(not all are corrupt but most are). However they have managed to brainwash you into thinking you too can make the same kind of money they have if you blindly support their crony ways.

Uppereastside on July 8, 2012 at 9:21 PM

Oh really….. please do prove it. You’re scum that is plain and clear here but you make that claim about thousands of people and off the cuff. You’re really just gross. You’re full of envy. What a loser.

CW on July 8, 2012 at 9:34 PM

Upper Yeast Side:
You just gotta laugh.
And point.

the new aesthetic on July 8, 2012 at 9:35 PM

Electrongod on July 8, 2012 at 9:31 PM

Uppity apparently has $10k that she can afford to lose if the bet went against her. 10 large just laying around….sounds like a 1%’er to me.

Bishop on July 8, 2012 at 9:36 PM

Blaming Mitt for ‘foreign wheeling and dealing’?

Hey, I blame Obama for dealing Canada to China for oil, and selling out Poland and the Czech Republic to Russia for NOTHING…

And do remember the bad deal of paying a car company to make their cars overseas and then going bankrupt. That is just icing on the ‘foreign wheeling and dealing’ cake of Obama.

Just keep on pushing that line and see where it gets you.

Barack Obama – a few shiny objects short of a Christmas Tree.

ajacksonian on July 8, 2012 at 9:36 PM

Another interesting comment..

So eliminating the minimum wage so that greedy corporate executives can pay their employees the same 10 cents an hour they are paying their Chinese employees is good for the American poor right?

Why don’t all business pay just minimum wage?

Answer: They don’t because they have to Compete for employees.

Starving the middle class and the poor so that you can excuse the upper 1% from paying taxes is good for the middle class and working class correct?

Is it your contention that everyone is ‘entitled’ to a certain amount of money regardless of productive effort?

And the crazy thing is i will bet $10K that you are not even part of the corrupt upper 1%(not all are corrupt but most are). However they have managed to brainwash you into thinking you too can make the same kind of money they have if you blindly support their crony ways.

Uppereastside on July 8, 2012 at 9:21 PM

What does financial station have to do with whether one supports the Liberty of free enterprise?

Chip on July 8, 2012 at 9:36 PM

I was wrong.
I thought for sure that this Bohner would be on QOTD

“Mitt Romney has some friends, relatives and fellow Mormons … some people that are going to vote for him.

SparkPlug on July 8, 2012 at 9:36 PM

Otay Crew,I’m hitt’n da road,
Everyone have a great night–:)

canopfor on July 8, 2012 at 9:37 PM

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