Open thread: Time for another instantly forgettable Obama SOTU

posted at 8:21 pm on February 12, 2013 by Allahpundit

9 p.m. ET all across the dial. I shouldn’t say “instantly forgettable”: His aides say he’ll “throw down the gauntlet” to the GOP, and there’s always a chance that he’ll misrepresent a Supreme Court ruling with the justices sitting right there in front of him, so the memory of this one could linger for up to 45 minutes afterward. Not even his media fan club can feign interest beyond that. WaPo’s been preparing its readership all day for a giant nothingburger with next to no polling bounce afterward. National Journal, pulling no punches, headlines its SOTU coverage with a piece titled, “Expect to Hear an Absolutely Forgettable State of the Union Speech.” Even a livewire like Ted Nugent, faced with the enervating prospect of listening to The One run through an hourlong lecture about how “government” is just a word for things we do together, can’t muster any orneriness for the occasion. Sample quote from O’s speech:

Let me repeat – nothing I’m proposing tonight should increase our deficit by a single dime. It’s not a bigger government we need, but a smarter government that sets priorities and invests in broad-based growth.

David Brooks will love it but for the rest of us this will be grim. If you make it all the way through, congrats — you’re a hardcore political junkie. Treat yourself to a bumper sticker to that effect.

What to expect in tonight’s traditional policy laundry list? First, lots of lip service about jobs to remind the public that he really cares even though he’s spending 80 percent of his time these days on guns and immigration. (Obama’s current job approval on the economy, by the way: 45/49.) Next, an enthusiastic pitch for more gun control highlighted by a favorite tactic, pointing to shooting victims in the audience to remind you that you’re complicit in murder if you think Dianne Feinstein’s assault-weapons ban would be ineffective and constitutionally suspect. Third, the usual boilerplate about North Korea, albeit this time likely used as a tool to bash the GOP for supporting the defense sequester. Here too, if you don’t support O’s policy preference, you’re on the side of a lunatic with a lethal arsenal. And finally, there’ll be the sermon to comprehensive immigration reform, again with visual aids in the audience. Pay attention during this part, because if O can’t resist his instinct to demagogue Republicans at every opportunity, it could end up blowing up the bipartisan Senate proposal.

Speaking of which, go read the excerpts of Rubio’s SOTU rebuttal in the Greenroom. If you’ve ever seen a Rubio speech, you know what to expect: Sunny, heavy on biography, lots of talk about middle-class aspirations — essentially the Obama “hope and change” playbook from 2008. Most of America hasn’t seen a Rubio speech before, though, which is why this is a big chance to make a splash. In fact, this speech will reportedly be even sunnier than usual in order to draw a clearer contrast with President Grumpy’s predictable, tendentious Republican-bashing earlier in the evening. Sample quote: “Despite our differences, I know that both Republicans and Democrats love America.” If your cable net of choice isn’t carrying the speech, you can watch it live online after O’s at GOP.gov. As for Rand Paul’s tea-party rebuttal to Obama, I’m expecting plenty of talk about the debt — but I wasn’t expecting this:

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) will urge Republicans to embrace immigration reform in his Tea Party response to President Obama’s State of the Union speech Tuesday night.

“We are the party that embraces hard work and ingenuity, therefore we must be the party that embraces the immigrant who wants to come to America for a better future,” Paul will say according to excerpts. “We must be the party who sees immigrants as assets, not liabilities. We must be the party that says, ‘If you want to work, if you want to become an American, we welcome you.’”

There are endless stories in online media today about the developing rivalry between Rubio and Paul. Who could have guessed that the latter would use his speech in part to give political cover to the former from the right on immigration?

You can watch Paul’s address after Rubio’s at TeaPartyExpress.org. The thread is open.


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SparkPlug on February 13, 2013 at 1:53 AM

Hmmm…wonder if it might work for me.

Kate Upton SI cover!

soundingboard on February 13, 2013 at 2:28 AM

This is from last week at Power Line, but if you didn’t see it, you should read it:


David Horowitz: How Republicans can win

If you don’t know who Horowitz is—he’s a Red-diaper baby who, although his parents had been disillusioned about communism upon learning of Stalin’s atrocities, co-founded the New Left, convinced that he and his cohorts would be able to succeed in bringing a socialist heaven to earth.

When his friend Betty Van Patter was murdered, his disillusionment and repudiation of Leftist politics was deep and lasting. Since then he has become one of the most incisive and discerning writers about the Progressive Left because he was once one of them.

INC on February 13, 2013 at 2:29 AM

Though it takes 7 years to see the fruit
The avocado tree is stout and takes firm root
whislt the skin is tough and takes concentration wholey
once it is pierced and seasoned right, makes great guacamole

uncommon sense on February 13, 2013 at 2:21 AM

Charming!

Scrumpy on February 13, 2013 at 2:30 AM

night all

soundingboard on February 13, 2013 at 2:30 AM

uncommon sense on February 13, 2013 at 2:21 AM

Yes!

Rusty Allen on February 13, 2013 at 2:31 AM

There once was a Prez named Barack…

Who’s every line spewed was a crock…

Lies to the people…

Believed by the sheeple…

He’s put the whole country in hock.

soundingboard on February 13, 2013 at 2:21 AM

I may steal that!! God Night and God bless!!

Scrumpy on February 13, 2013 at 2:31 AM

Oh I have to get on out of here too :-(

Night all!! God Bless and sleep good!

*swoosh*

Scrumpy on February 13, 2013 at 2:32 AM

Night, Scrumps.

Rusty Allen on February 13, 2013 at 2:35 AM

Ah, another I’m too busy for QOTD poop post.

John the Libertarian on February 13, 2013 at 2:35 AM

There once was a Prez named Barack…

Who’s every line spewed was a crock…

Lies to the people…

Believed by the sheeple…

He’s put the whole country in hock.

soundingboard on February 13, 2013 at 2:21 AM

Fleetwood Mac – “Little Lies”

Anti-Control on February 13, 2013 at 2:38 AM

I too must bid everyone good night.

the time is late
and dawn comes to quick
so, sleep we all require
the alarm goes off
and snooze we flick
more sleep is what we desire

uncommon sense on February 13, 2013 at 2:41 AM

Odumba the boring speechmaker surely is the King of this!

NNB – “Slack”

Anti-Control on February 13, 2013 at 2:44 AM

I hope the morning crew knows to come over here for teh QOTD.

B9, KJ and cmsinaz.

SparkPlug on February 13, 2013 at 3:24 AM

Bumpty Odumpty has no judgment at all
Bumpty Odumpty is heading for a great fall
All the tyrants Axelrods and all the tyrants MSM con men
Won’t be able to put Bumpty Odumpty’s pants back on again

Cheshire Cat on February 13, 2013 at 3:38 AM

Missed the speech…

Did see Marco Rubio’s speech retort when I got home… nice tone…

Khun Joe on February 13, 2013 at 4:04 AM

oh yeah, the msdnc is trashing rubio on his water break…forget his message, he took a water breatk, on no!!!!!!

cmsinaz on February 13, 2013 at 5:42 AM

SparkPlug on February 13, 2013 at 3:24 AM

morning evening crew :)

is the lsm digging his vote speech or what

cmsinaz on February 13, 2013 at 5:45 AM

Robert Gibbs, she said, “I am for the first time tonight able to introduce you as an MSNBC contributor. Congratulations on that”

Read more: http://newsbusters.org/#ixzz2Km8O79jR

so michael steele will have gibbsy by his side on msdnc now…

yahoo
/

where is the AP fact checker on obama’s speech, we know there was some lulus in the speech…nope it looks like the lsm wants to focus on rubio’s water break instead…

cmsinaz on February 13, 2013 at 5:54 AM

found the fact check linky

cmsinaz on February 13, 2013 at 5:57 AM

I am now part of the elite mornin’ crew. :)
hee hee.

Sparky..b9 has a few brain cells in tact-I figured it out.

been reading the Dorner thread though. Missed what transpired yesterday.

was following a local trail here- A cop who shot his son to death.
http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/local/breakingnews/os-pictures-timothy-davis-trial-20130212-014,0,4804471.photo

I will wager Dorner shot himself and was dead before the fire burnt his as$ to ashes. The cowards usually do.
Like OJ and the cheering I watched after they said “not guilty”- Dorners fans only care about race and their perception of justice. Who cares that innocent people were murdered! The black man got revenge the the people! Takes me back to the 90′s with rap songs cheering cop killers. I am not trusting of many officers, due to working with them and personal dealings-nor a corrupt system. But when you celebrate evil..you in turn become evil.
Society sickens me often.

bazil9 on February 13, 2013 at 6:04 AM

missed opportunities
-morning joe

great speech
-mika

cmsinaz on February 13, 2013 at 6:05 AM

And noooo
I didnt watch zero speak..I never do.
read the nauseating highlights after.
I will read above ^^^then off to work.

bazil9 on February 13, 2013 at 6:06 AM

bazil9 on February 13, 2013 at 6:04 AM

morning b9
:)

cmsinaz on February 13, 2013 at 6:06 AM

gergen complained that rubio didn’t lay out any specifics….he only had 10 minutes to speak you idiot, dear leader had an hour and didn’t lay many specifics

cmsinaz on February 13, 2013 at 6:10 AM

Well..there it goes for me..why Rand, why!

“We are the party that embraces hard work and ingenuity, therefore we must be the party that embraces the legal immigrant who wants to come to America for a better future,” Paul will say according to excerpts. “We must be the party who sees legal immigrants as assets, not liabilities. We must be the party that says, ‘If you want to work, if you want to become an American, we welcome you.’”

Rand..I embrace a legal immigrant. FIFY
wtf is so hard to understand about legal and illegal?

bazil9 on February 13, 2013 at 6:11 AM

Rand..I embrace a legal immigrant. FIFY
wtf is so hard to understand about legal and illegal?

bazil9 on February 13, 2013 at 6:11 AM

THIS

cmsinaz on February 13, 2013 at 6:12 AM

Mornin’ cms!
Clink* to the coffee mug. :)

Clinks* to coffee in the AM
Clinks* to beer here in the PM

bazil9 on February 13, 2013 at 6:13 AM

heh mika, didn’t like rubio’s speech bashing him with ‘he had a performance issue,he didn’t believe what he was saying’…really?

morning joe called it a cheap shot on the water break…

cmsinaz on February 13, 2013 at 6:17 AM

Clinks* to coffee in the AM
Clinks* to beer here in the PM

bazil9 on February 13, 2013 at 6:13 AM

oh yeah
*clink*

cmsinaz on February 13, 2013 at 6:20 AM

joe bashing rubio’s speech, he didn’t heard anything new…ummmmm dear leader gave the same speech since 2008, what did you hear new in his speech?

cripe, the trashing of rubio is pathetic

cmsinaz on February 13, 2013 at 6:23 AM

THIS

cmsinaz on February 13, 2013 at 6:12 AM

I will add..wtheF do we give visa’s to people
with dubious connections and of certain backgrounds?
Talk about liabilities..and they ain’t coming here
to work and be an asset.
Underwear bomber..THEY knew and let him in.

Hell..we have a president with illegals in his family
living here..they sure are working hard and such an asset.

I know a girl I grew up with who is now in her 30′s. She was adopted at age 7
from the Dominican Republic. They now say the adoption was illegal and trying to send her back. Her fault? heh.. works full time, went to college,and has 2 children. Lets go after her! Yet-Zero’s family is in plain sight living off the teet and millions can be found daily at your local Home Dep*t, emergency room, and at walmart. Sure makes sense.

bazil9 on February 13, 2013 at 6:25 AM

CMS..giving me the quick and dirty..before I go reading.
Same ol song and dance from Zero?

bazil9 on February 13, 2013 at 6:28 AM

joe bashing rubio’s speech, he didn’t heard anything new…ummmmm dear leader gave the same speech since 2008, what did you hear new in his speech?

cripe, the trashing of rubio is pathetic

cmsinaz on February 13, 2013 at 6:23 AM

Stupid, useless people like Joe want to be lied to – even though they know better, it comforts them in the face of ugly, hard reality ($16 trillion and massively growing, baby!)

Anti-Control on February 13, 2013 at 6:29 AM

Is zero the 1st prez to have illegal family in the US?

bazil9 on February 13, 2013 at 6:29 AM

Joe is just pissy because he
failed to become a *star* like Rubio.
He is a joke..trying to stay relevant..like many here we produce in Fl.
Rino kingdom.

bazil9 on February 13, 2013 at 6:32 AM

bazil9 on February 13, 2013 at 6:25 AM

yup

bazil9 on February 13, 2013 at 6:28 AM

yup and morning joe complaining that he didn’t hear anything new from rubio

cmsinaz on February 13, 2013 at 6:33 AM

Joe is just pissy because he
failed to become a *star* like Rubio.

He is a joke..trying to stay relevant..like many here we produce in Fl.
Rino kingdom.

bazil9 on February 13, 2013 at 6:32 AM

I wonder if bluegill and Joe are close relatives…

Anti-Control on February 13, 2013 at 6:36 AM

Anti-Control on February 13, 2013 at 6:29 AM

true

bazil9 on February 13, 2013 at 6:32 AM

good point

there are a few conservatives in FL :)

cmsinaz on February 13, 2013 at 6:36 AM

We grow oranges and rino’s.
Oh..and nuts. See grayson and crist and corrine brown,hastings.

Alcee Lamar Hastings (born September 5, 1936) is the U.S. Representative for Florida’s 20th congressional district, serving in Congress since 1993. He is a member of the Democratic Party. He served as a Judge on the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida from 1979 until his impeachment and removal from that post in 1989, and is one of only eight federal officials in American history to be impeached and removed from office.

bazil9 on February 13, 2013 at 6:36 AM

bazil9 on February 13, 2013 at 6:36 AM

born and raised in brevard county myself….where are you?

cmsinaz on February 13, 2013 at 6:38 AM

I wonder if bluegill and Joe are close relatives…

Anti-Control on February 13, 2013 at 6:36 AM

hee hee.

bazil9 on February 13, 2013 at 6:38 AM

53% had a positive reaction to the speech….how many gop actually watched it?

cmsinaz on February 13, 2013 at 6:39 AM

now they are bashing cruz, he went over the line….
whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

cmsinaz on February 13, 2013 at 6:40 AM

born and raised in brevard county myself….where are you?

cmsinaz on February 13, 2013 at 6:38 AM

Oh wow! me too!
But at 13 on-when I moved from Cali.
Just moved back to Brevard 4 weeks ago!
Was in O Town for some time..college on.

I will give u a clue.. Banana River. :)

So cool CMS- my homey!

bazil9 on February 13, 2013 at 6:41 AM

Rand..I embrace a legal immigrant. FIFY
wtf is so hard to understand about legal and illegal?

bazil9 on February 13, 2013 at 6:11 AM

Libs would make it illegal to call illegals illegal if the could.

I didn’t watch the speech. Didn’t care at all. I’m sure it’s the same thing he’s been saying the past 4 years. The only difference is last night he probably said it meaner.

JellyToast on February 13, 2013 at 6:41 AM

bazil9 on February 13, 2013 at 6:41 AM

rock vegas baby

cmsinaz on February 13, 2013 at 6:42 AM

KWR comes up to brevard on occasion…hope we can have a FL HA funfest the next time I’m in town…

cmsinaz on February 13, 2013 at 6:44 AM

now they are bashing cruz, he went over the line….
whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

cmsinaz on February 13, 2013 at 6:40 AM

This never gets old: http://politicalhumor.about.com/library/images/blpic-demseal.htm

We need some leaders on the Right who know how to go on the offensive with the right humor/touch against these incoherent, problem-making-rather-than-solving brats.

Anti-Control on February 13, 2013 at 6:45 AM

rock vegas baby

cmsinaz on February 13, 2013 at 6:42 AM

OMG…I was a Raider!

bazil9 on February 13, 2013 at 6:45 AM

cruz is blowing up bridges…boy he got under their skin

heh

cmsinaz on February 13, 2013 at 6:47 AM

OMG…I was a Raider!

bazil9 on February 13, 2013 at 6:45 AM

ditto :)

cmsinaz on February 13, 2013 at 6:48 AM

cmsinaz on February 13, 2013 at 6:44 AM

For sure! That is way cool! I asked where you were from
a while ago..but dont recall your answer. Small world.
No wonder i liked u! lol
I am not in Rock but beachside.
I will buy the first round. ;)

bazil9 on February 13, 2013 at 6:48 AM

ditto :)

cmsinaz on February 13, 2013 at 6:48 AM

K..this is blowing me away.
Time frame?

bazil9 on February 13, 2013 at 6:49 AM

bazil9 on February 13, 2013 at 6:48 AM

sounds good

82-86

cmsinaz on February 13, 2013 at 6:52 AM

Cruz crossed the line? Whats that now a days? Truth telling?
Boy..I have a lot of reading to do in 1 hr.

JellyToast on February 13, 2013 at 6:41 AM

That was from Rand Paul@the top here. :(
I didnt and dont watch zero..last time was the debates..as I had no choice.

bazil9 on February 13, 2013 at 6:53 AM

cmsinaz on February 13, 2013 at 6:52 AM

I was the class right after you.
But as u know..we all knew each other back then..
if you had younger siblings..just may know of you.
To wild.
I lived by the burger king..and the circle k

bazil9 on February 13, 2013 at 6:56 AM

I am all giddy now..lol
CMS!! woo hoo! It will be fun swapping stories with you.
Hey..I went to church with a well known family here..who now is one of our political peeps now. strike a bell?

bazil9 on February 13, 2013 at 6:59 AM

Invest we much

forest on February 13, 2013 at 6:59 AM

oh..and good morning anti-control.
I have missed your fun feisty-ness.
Luv your handle btw.
You do remind me of an old friend here. ;)

bazil9 on February 13, 2013 at 7:01 AM

Mornin’, y’all!

Man is not free unless government is limited. – Ronald Reagan
“State of the Union 2013: Views From a Bitter Clinger”
My take.

Carry on, Comrades.

kingsjester on February 13, 2013 at 7:01 AM

My take.

kingsjester on February 13, 2013 at 7:02 AM

bazil9 on February 13, 2013 at 6:56 AM

ok scary now…lived off barton blvd, yes, a sister in your class

bazil9 on February 13, 2013 at 6:59 AM

hmmmm

—————————-

where’s KJ and canopfor???

cmsinaz on February 13, 2013 at 7:02 AM

Here I be, ma’am!

kingsjester on February 13, 2013 at 7:03 AM

morning KJ, God Bless you for actually sitting through that….

cmsinaz on February 13, 2013 at 7:04 AM

Spark Plug- my little vampire.
xo. hope your good and things r well
under the hood. ;)

bazil9 on February 13, 2013 at 7:06 AM

stay cool b9 :)

yes, we will definitely catch up

cmsinaz on February 13, 2013 at 7:09 AM

I didn’t watch the speech. Didn’t care at all. I’m sure it’s the same thing he’s been saying the past 4 years. The only difference is last night he probably said it meaner.
JellyToast on February 13, 2013 at 6:41 AM

He says it more confidently now. Knows there’s no stopping him.

Cleombrotus on February 13, 2013 at 7:10 AM

It appears Rubio graduated with honors from the Jindal School Of Spastic Rebuttals. Paul was also a huge disappointment.

Mr. Arrogant on February 13, 2013 at 7:11 AM

ok scary now…lived off barton blvd, yes, a sister in your class

I know-u just knocked me over!
Oh boy..I hope I was nice to ur sis! LOL.
This is so cool and crazy! Made my mornin’.
As u know..back then..tiny town..I knew all I had to say
was circle k. lol
I could speak code all day..
I had severe culture shock moving from Cali to rvegas.
As u can imagine. But had a great time growing up there..
Blessed actually.
r u Catholic by in chance?

bazil9 on February 13, 2013 at 7:13 AM

oh..and good morning anti-control.
I have missed your fun feisty-ness.
Luv your handle btw.

T/y, and good morning to you bmine9! :)

I am feisty, not a person who whines, wilts, or quits – I abhor wimpiness/Leftism!

You do remind me of an old friend here. ;)

bazil9 on February 13, 2013 at 7:01 AM

FloraDuh? If not her, I wouldn’t be able to guess.

Anti-Control on February 13, 2013 at 7:14 AM

cmsinaz on February 13, 2013 at 7:04 AM

I just about threw my Samsung out the window, but I made it. :)

kingsjester on February 13, 2013 at 7:14 AM

Have a good day CMS!
I will make a new throw away email and give to u this week.
(mine was hacked last weekend)
awesome.

bazil9 on February 13, 2013 at 7:15 AM

FloraDuh? If not her, I wouldn’t be able to guess.
Anti-Control on February 13, 2013 at 7:14 AM

Did that Flora Duh retire her HotAir account? Or did she get banned?

bluegill on February 13, 2013 at 7:21 AM

Anti-Control on February 13, 2013 at 7:14 AM

:) hahaha…Bmine…was about to type that to Spark!
He hasn’t sent me my valentine yet..
so maybe you will BeMine? ;)
I love feisty and humor. My fave posters usually have those traits.

hmmm all I can say is the previous poster left a footprint on my heart.

bazil9 on February 13, 2013 at 7:23 AM

bluegill on February 13, 2013 at 7:21 AM

FU-u followed her around enough when
she was here…like a post stalker.
Surprised you don’t know the answer to your own question.
I do..but you can figure it out yourself.

bazil9 on February 13, 2013 at 7:26 AM

So Rand Paul has sold out on amnesty too?Ted Cruz in 2016! The only real conservative left.

redware on February 13, 2013 at 7:27 AM

KJ. :)

Excellent b9….

cmsinaz on February 13, 2013 at 7:29 AM

cms..u showing up this evening or will I catch u manana?

bazil9 on February 13, 2013 at 7:30 AM

So Rand Paul has sold out on amnesty too?Ted Cruz in 2016! The only real conservative left.

redware on February 13, 2013 at 7:27 AM

This.
I would not be able to handle another nervous fake smile from Rubio after he concluded a sweaty palmed speech.

Mr. Arrogant on February 13, 2013 at 7:31 AM

Let me repeat – nothing I’m proposing tonight should increase our deficit by a single dime. It’s not a bigger government we need, but a smarter government that sets priorities and invests in broad-based growth.

BO.

Note the hedge !!!
The fact of the matter is HE DOES NOT KNOW WHAT EFFECT HIS PROPOSALS WILL HAVE.

Jabberwock on February 13, 2013 at 7:32 AM

B9…. ill be here thru out the day and first thing tomorrow am

cmsinaz on February 13, 2013 at 7:36 AM

First!

Cheese.

Bishop on February 13, 2013 at 7:38 AM

bazil9 on February 13, 2013 at 7:26 AM

Actually, it was the other way around. But whatever. Well, if she did get banned, I’m sure the mods had a good reason.

bluegill on February 13, 2013 at 7:40 AM

BO.
Note the hedge !!!
The fact of the matter is HE DOES NOT KNOW WHAT EFFECT HIS PROPOSALS WILL HAVE.
Jabberwock on February 13, 2013 at 7:32 AM

What he is going to say is that the Republicans in Congress didn’t cooperate, so therefore the results weren’t optimal. He’s going to blame the Republicans for not doing it his way.

bluegill on February 13, 2013 at 7:42 AM

CMS- I will come back to this thread later
and leave my throw away email.
I have to get to workin’ for now. I got so
excited, I didnt have time to read the qotd thoroughly. :) I will save
for later.
Check back here later…I will have it for u.
Have a good one!

bazil9 on February 13, 2013 at 7:43 AM

bluegill on February 13, 2013 at 7:40 AM

Flora Duh did not get banned.

Are you jealous of her, too?

kingsjester on February 13, 2013 at 7:43 AM

What he is going to say is that the Republicans in Congress didn’t cooperate, so therefore the results weren’t optimal. He’s going to blame the Republicans for not doing it his way.

bluegill on February 13, 2013 at 7:42 AM

Yup !!

Always someone to blame.
Our electorate likes it that way.

Jabberwock on February 13, 2013 at 7:47 AM

–YAWN–

More socialism.

TX-96 on February 13, 2013 at 7:49 AM

bluegill on February 13, 2013 at 7:40 AM

Actually, your as insane as ever.
She wasn’t banned freak show…awwww
shrunk your woody down didn’t I?
Funny…most respect and miss Flora…
Most detest you.
Try and think about why in between
your obsessive thoughts…
And skip the answer that its because everyone here hearts Palin and Levin, thus there animosity for you. Your predictable as the day is long. You don’t just play stupid-you could coach the team.

Hasta Bi$ch!

bazil9 on February 13, 2013 at 7:49 AM

Rubio…….No, Rand….No, Ted Cruz…..so far, YES.

Can we start the 2016 campaign now to help Lameduck the DOTUS?

PappyD61 on February 13, 2013 at 7:50 AM

I had a dream last night that I drifted back to 2009 and heard the State of the Union address by an all inspiring new president. Wait a min………….WTF

Elchasebo on February 13, 2013 at 7:54 AM

lostmotherland is MJBrutus
hawkdriver on February 12, 2013 at 9:55 PM

Is this true??

I always thought MJBrutus was a respectful, well-mannered and intelligent commenter on here, even when people didn’t agree with him.

Hawkdriver, why do you think this?

bluegill on February 13, 2013 at 8:01 AM

I didn’t watch Obama’s speech last night. My doctor recommended that I skip his speeches because of my blood pressure.

But I wake up today and find out the biggest news of the night was that Marco Rubio took a drink of water during his response to the SOTU. Sheesh. It just never ends.

TarheelBen on February 13, 2013 at 8:08 AM

Where is the budget? Did Obama even mention the word budget in his speech?? Where is the budget?

dddave on February 13, 2013 at 8:10 AM

If nothing else,, it will motivate more hoarding. Ammo purchases.

I mean we are living it. Ignoring it won’t make it go away.

wolly4321 on February 12, 2013 at 8:54 PM

The fact that this a-hole exists is justification enough to keep stocking up on ammo. In fact, with all the Federal Central Government Politburo purchases of ammo recently, I will be requesting my tax return in the form of ammunition.

RandallinHerndon on February 13, 2013 at 8:35 AM

Yes. Normally guests have to provide Social Security numbers and stuff, those requirements have been waived.

El_Terrible on February 12, 2013 at 9:00 PM

I wonder whose SS# they used. I am sure this sh!tburger of a President has one or two he could lend them.

RandallinHerndon on February 13, 2013 at 8:46 AM

But I wake up today and find out the biggest news of the night was that Marco Rubio took a drink of water during his response to the SOTU. Sheesh. It just never ends.

TarheelBen on February 13, 2013 at 8:08 AM

This only means Rubio hit it out the ballpark, leaving media no choice but to take their angst out on the natural hydration process of man.

RepubChica on February 13, 2013 at 8:55 AM

If you make it all the way through, congrats — you’re a hardcore political junkie.

I was hoping the drinking game would help me get through it, I figured I’d be smashed in 5 minutes with all the I words he was going to use. I just ended up vomiting and couldn’t get through it. Congrats to all you here that are tougher than I to listen to his drivel the whole time.

TulsAmerican on February 13, 2013 at 9:08 AM

Just curious: Can anyone, anywhere, find a speech by Obama where he doesn’t talk about “investing?”

Not that I’ll be awake to read the answer, but I’ll try to check back in the morning.

I would almost guarantee he’s talked about “investing” in his liberal agenda in every SOTU speech, though. You know, when people are saying, “We can’t afford this.” the slick salesman always calls it, “investing.”

There Goes The Neighborhood on February 13, 2013 at 9:21 AM

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