Open thread: Still three more of these to go, America, if you can believe it

posted at 8:01 pm on January 28, 2014 by Allahpundit

I really can’t believe it. Even Obama, I’ve always assumed, doesn’t want to do the SOTU but feels bound by a basic rule of politics in the age of mass media, that when television offers you a free platform to reach many millions of voters, you’ve got to take it. There’s no way to redeem a laborious 45-minute run-through of your party’s current policy wishlist, so don’t sweat it when it lands with a thud. Just show up, if only to show your party that you’re still trying.

And yet, here’s a line from his former speechwriter about the SOTU-writing process. What are we to make of this?

President Obama always wanted the speech to “sing,” as he put it

O does realize that not only have all five of his previous SOTUs been essentially the same, they’re also essentially the same as every SOTU delivered over the past 30 years, no? Watch the two clips below, or revisit Matt Welch’s guide on how to write an SOTU in 10 minutes using the same platitudinal flotsam that’s been salvaged and recycled by every president since JFK. Trying to make this speech sing is like trying to make a rendition of “Happy Birthday” sound transcendent. If you’re approaching it that way, you’re missing the point.

The long march begins at 9 p.m. ET but there’s usually some red-carpet-type stupidity happening half an hour or so before that on the cable news nets or C-SPAN. One of the “Duck Dynasty” guys will be there; so will pro basketball player/notable gay man Jason Collins; so will that kid who claimed to be one of the first people in America to sign up for ObamaCare before everyone realized that he hadn’t really signed up. In a few years, as the see-and-be-seen value of this spectacle completely overwhelms its news-making value, members of Congress will start inviting A-list celebrities for fun and the White House Correspondents Dinner-ization of the event will be complete. Which, actually, would be fitting: As Kevin Williamson writes, the SOTU long ago devolved into a dreary imitation of monarchy. Might as well have all the aristocrats there to watch.

The annual State of the Union pageant is a hideous, dispiriting, ugly, monotonous, un-American, un-republican, anti-democratic, dreary, backward, monarchical, retch-inducing, depressing, shameful, crypto-imperial display of official self-aggrandizement and piteous toadying, a black Mass during which every unholy order of teacup totalitarian and cringing courtier gathers under the towering dome of a faux-Roman temple to listen to a speech with no content given by a man with no content, to rise and to be seated as is called for by the order of worship — it is a wonder they have not started genuflecting — with one wretched representative of their number squirreled away in some well-upholstered Washington hidey-hole in order to preserve the illusion that those gathered constitute a special class of humanity without whom we could not live…

The State of the Union is only one example of the deepening, terrifying cult of the state that has taken root here. Many heads of state — and some royals, for that matter — fly on commercial aircraft. Presidents of the Swiss federation and members of the federal council receive . . . an unlimited train pass. They have occasional access to a Cessna maintained by the air force, but are known to use mass transit — just like the people they are elected to represent. An American president stages a Roman triumph every time he heads out for a round of golf. The president’s household costs well more than $1 billion annually to operate. The president’s visage is more ubiquitous than was Vladimir Lenin’s in his prime, his reach Alexandrian, his sense of immortality (they call it “legacy”) pharaonic. Washington has become a deeply weird and alien place, a Renaissance court with armored sedans and hundred-million-dollar paydays.

Excerpts from Obama’s speech have been released as I write this but I’m not going to go looking for them because who cares? You’ve heard all this before. The only somewhat new element, in perfect keeping with Williamson’s point, is that O will assert his royal prerogative to carry out his agenda via executive order if Congress refuses to comply. He’s semi-formally dispensing with the trappings of republican democracy at an event tailor-made for the occasion. Beyond that, the speech is Groundhog Day: It’s gonna be cold, it’s gonna be gray, and it’s gonna feel like it’ll last you for the rest of your life.

If you somehow make it all the way through, stay tuned for three — yes, really — GOP rebuttals. Cathy McMorris-Rogers will deliver the official one, doubtless featuring a specific appeal to women. Mike Lee will deliver a tea-party response blaming government for inequality and proposing new opportunities for the middle class. And Rand Paul, as is now tradition, will deliver a response of his own emphasizing Americans’ perennial top priority, jobs. Enjoy.



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Tuning in to rebuttals. Will catch up on everyone’s take tomorrow. Goodnight and God bless us all.

jazzuscounty on January 28, 2014 at 10:26 PM

Did Pelosi just French kiss him on the way out? Reminded me of Shakes the Clown and Julie…

Fallon on January 28, 2014 at 10:26 PM

Didn’t you take any Dramamine, before watching this ?

Oh my GOD, you must be in TERRIBLE shape right now.

listens2glenn on January 28, 2014 at 10:21 PM

LOL What I need is Antabuse for lying dirtbags.

IrishEi on January 28, 2014 at 10:26 PM

“Even Obama doesn’t want to do the SOTUSO? “. are You kidding, that’s all he likes to do is give speeches, and last I checked a few minutes ago, he’s still talking!

scalleywag on January 28, 2014 at 10:26 PM

A few days ago Drudge tweeted the cryptic “Have an exit plan.” Tonight Instapundit Tweeted the same thing. Anyone have any idea what they know…that we don’t?

Rational Thought on January 28, 2014 at 10:24 PM

Saw that too.

Lanceman on January 28, 2014 at 10:26 PM

Interesting speech, but how is the state of our union??

Dollayo on January 28, 2014 at 10:21 PM

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At the beginning, he pretty much said “things couldn’t be better”.

So relaaax . . . . . . . . . he wouldn’t say it, if it weren’t true.

listens2glenn on January 28, 2014 at 10:26 PM

Emperor Obama!!

Hammie on January 28, 2014 at 10:27 PM

WATCH LIVE: Official Tea Party Response to 2014 State of the Union
by Mediaite TV | 9:16 pm, January 28th, 2014

http://www.mediaite.com/tv/watch-live-official-tea-party-response-to-2014-state-of-the-union/

canopfor on January 28, 2014 at 10:27 PM

the cnn crew thought it was a very good speech…

cmsinaz on January 28, 2014 at 10:27 PM

I survived….the wine is mortally wounded!

FinallyRight on January 28, 2014 at 10:23 PM

Copy That…!

Seven Percent Solution on January 28, 2014 at 10:28 PM

All that women vs men stuff was rather pointless.

Dollayo on January 28, 2014 at 10:28 PM

Seven Percent Solution on January 28, 2014 at 10:25 PM

+11 for the Spinal Tap reference.

Christien on January 28, 2014 at 10:28 PM

Mr. Points just suggested someone hand him a resignation letter so he can sign it.

talkingpoints on January 28, 2014 at 10:28 PM

The problem is Obama thinks this speech was important and misses the national disaster he has created

Ellis on January 28, 2014 at 10:28 PM

3 responses? Heh

22044 on January 28, 2014 at 10:29 PM

A few days ago Drudge tweeted the cryptic “Have an exit plan.” Tonight Instapundit Tweeted the same thing. Anyone have any idea what they know…that we don’t?

Rational Thought on January 28, 2014 at 10:24 PM

http://www.wnd.com/2014/01/matt-drudge-mystery-have-an-exit-plan/

davidk on January 28, 2014 at 10:29 PM

My God, this man sickens me.

IrishEi on January 28, 2014 at 10:16 PM
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Didn’t you take any Dramamine, before watching this ?

Oh my GOD, you must be in TERRIBLE shape right now.

listens2glenn on January 28, 2014 at 10:21 PM

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LOL What I need is Antabuse for lying dirtbags.

IrishEi on January 28, 2014 at 10:26 PM

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I never heard of that. Where do you get it?

listens2glenn on January 28, 2014 at 10:30 PM

Frank Marshall Davis would have been proud of his boy.

50sGuy on January 28, 2014 at 10:30 PM

How would you like to watch the Super Bowl with this whiny manwoman??

rik on January 28, 2014 at 10:30 PM

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Mark Knoller ‏@markknoller 1m

Now awaiting formal GOP response from House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA).

http://www.mediaite.com/tv/watch-live-official-republican-response-to-2014-state-of-the-union/

Mark Knoller ‏@markknoller 2m

As soon as Pres Obama is out the door, the Joint Session is dissolved and the House adjourns till tomorrow.

canopfor on January 28, 2014 at 10:31 PM

How would you like to watch the Super Bowl with this whiny manwoman??

rik on January 28, 2014 at 10:30 PM

You kidding? He’d be sitting right next to you on the couch ‘playfully’ grabbing your crotch.

Lanceman on January 28, 2014 at 10:32 PM

You kidding? He’d be sitting right next to you on the couch ‘playfully’ grabbing your crotch.

Lanceman on January 28, 2014 at 10:32 PM

He’s as gay as a three dollar bill…

OmahaConservative on January 28, 2014 at 10:33 PM

I wonder why President Obama is treated like no other President before him…
hmmm, what could possibly be unique about him…
hmmm, I wonder…
nonpartisan on January 28, 2014 at 10:05 PM

Yes, why DO you former screamers about the evils of imperial Presidencies and bypassing Congress and dissent being patriotic suddenly proclaim the exact opposite when the President has black skin?

Oh that’s right. You’re racists.

northdallasthirty on January 28, 2014 at 10:34 PM

We’re doomed.

justltl on January 28, 2014 at 10:34 PM

And there’s only two more to go, Allah. He ain’t gonna be speechifyin’ in ’17

Lanceman on January 28, 2014 at 10:34 PM

A few days ago Drudge tweeted the cryptic “Have an exit plan.” Tonight Instapundit Tweeted the same thing. Anyone have any idea what they know…that we don’t?

Rational Thought on January 28, 2014 at 10:24 PM

http://www.wnd.com/2014/01/matt-drudge-mystery-have-an-exit-plan/

davidk on January 28, 2014 at 10:29 PM

Cryptic and creepy, made my hair stand up a bit and I called for my biggest dog to come over and sit with me.

Bishop on January 28, 2014 at 10:34 PM

Looong thread

tommy71 on January 28, 2014 at 10:35 PM

7:18 pm
Jan 28, 2014
State of the Union
Excerpts From GOP Response by Cathy McMorris Rodgers
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Here are excerpts from the planned Republican response to President Barack Obama‘s State of the Union address Tuesday night. The GOP response will be delivered by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers of Washington.

WASHINGTON, DC – Tonight, House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) will deliver the Republican Address to the Nation following the State of the Union. Following are excerpts from the address:

“The most important moments right now aren’t happening here. They’re not in the Oval Office or in the House Chamber. They’re in your homes. Kissing your kids goodnight. Figuring out how to pay the bills. Getting ready for tomorrow’s doctor’s visit. Waiting to hear from those you love serving in Afghanistan, or searching for that big job interview. After all, ‘We the People’ have been the foundation of America since her earliest days – people from all walks of life, and from all corners of the world – people who come to America because here, no challenge is too great and no dream too big.”

“So tonight I’d like to share a more hopeful, Republican vision – one that empowers you, not the government. It’s one that champions free markets – and trusts people to make their own decisions, not a government that decides for you. It helps working families rise above the limits of poverty and protects our most vulnerable. And it’s one where Washington plays by the same rules that you do. It’s a vision that is fair and offers the promise of a better future for every American.”

“Because our mission – not only as Republicans, but as Americans, is to once again to ensure that we are not bound by where we come from, but empowered by what we can become. That is the gap Republicans are working to close. It’s the gap we all face: between where you are and where you want to be.”

“Last month, more Americans stopped looking for a job than found one. Too many people are falling further and further behind because, right now, the President’s policies are making people’s lives harder. Republicans have plans to close the gap…Plans that focus on jobs first without more spending, government bailouts, and red tape…Every day, we’re working to expand our economy, one manufacturing job, nursing degree and small business at a time. We have plans to improve our education and training systems so you have the choice to determine where your kids go to school…to help you take home more of your paycheck…with lower taxes, cheaper energy costs, and affordable health care.”

“We’ve all talked to too many people who have received cancellation notices they didn’t expect or who can no longer see the doctors they always have. No, we shouldn’t go back to the way things were, but the President’s health care law is not working. Republicans believe health care choices should be yours, not the government’s. And that whether you’re a boy with Down syndrome or a woman with breast cancer, you can find coverage and a doctor who will treat you.”

“As Republicans, we advance these plans every day because we believe in a government that trusts people and doesn’t limit where you finish because of where you started. That is what we stand for – for an America that is every bit as compassionate as it is exceptional…Our plan is one that dreams big for everyone and turns its back on no one.”

Source: Office of the Speaker

Live updates in the State of the Union 2014 stream

http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2014/01/28/excerpts-from-gop-response-by-cathy-mcmorris-rodgers/

canopfor on January 28, 2014 at 10:35 PM

There’s jeff flake sucking barkys azz as he exits.

wolly4321 on January 28, 2014 at 10:25 PM
But then he wiped his nose in the prez’ general direction!!

FinallyRight on January 28, 2014 at 10:35 PM

I never heard of that. Where do you get it?

listens2glenn on January 28, 2014 at 10:30 PM

You can find it in the brave new world. I think they call it Soma there.

IrishEi on January 28, 2014 at 10:35 PM

He’s as gay as a three dollar bill…

OmahaConservative on January 28, 2014 at 10:33 PM

Straight men do not sit that close on a full-size couch in that position even for a picture.

Lanceman on January 28, 2014 at 10:36 PM

Pinky and the Brain kept me away from the speech. Best DVD investment I’ve ever made.

nobar on January 28, 2014 at 10:36 PM

If Bush had threatened the executive pen, Wolf would be screaming like a howler monkey about impeachment.
And troll, there is a big difference. We thought Peanut was an inept tool. He has NOTHING on Obama.

HornetSting on January 28, 2014 at 10:37 PM

Sorry to say but WTF is this Republican “response”? The Republican party is doomed if this is what they come up with.

txag92 on January 28, 2014 at 10:37 PM

Nice to hear from a woman who isn’t Wendy Davis, Hillary Clinton, or one of the other D-hags.

22044 on January 28, 2014 at 10:37 PM

What’s with the mouth squirting sound?

justltl on January 28, 2014 at 10:37 PM

Cathy McMorris Rodgers is hitting it out of the ballpark.

Brava!

Fallon on January 28, 2014 at 10:37 PM

I never heard of that. Where do you get it?

listens2glenn on January 28, 2014 at 10:30 PM

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You can find it in the brave new world. I think they call it Soma there.

IrishEi on January 28, 2014 at 10:35 PM

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If it really works, I could probably use a couple boxcar loads.

listens2glenn on January 28, 2014 at 10:38 PM

Straight men do not sit that close on a full-size couch in that position even for a picture.

Lanceman on January 28, 2014 at 10:36 PM

He wants to be Lanced, Man…
LOLZ!

OmahaConservative on January 28, 2014 at 10:39 PM

US State of the Union address 2014
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Rep. Steve Stockman, R-Texas, walks out of President Obama’s State of the Union address,

office says;

was ‘deeply disappointed in the tone and content’ of speech – @dallasnews
read more on dallasnews.com
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US State of the Union address 2014
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Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash offering Republican response to State of the Union: ‘Tonight the President made more promises that sound good, but won’t solve the problems actually facing Americans’ – live video
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canopfor on January 28, 2014 at 10:39 PM

If it really works, I could probably use a couple boxcar loads.

listens2glenn on January 28, 2014 at 10:38 PM

Antabuse is a drug that makes alcohol unpalatable while you are taking it.

Lanceman on January 28, 2014 at 10:40 PM

Pinky and the Brain kept me away from the speech. Best DVD investment I’ve ever made.

nobar on January 28, 2014 at 10:36 PM

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If they don’t hurry up with ‘taking over the world’, Maurice Strong’s going to beat ‘em to it.

I’d much rather have ‘Brain’ in charge.

listens2glenn on January 28, 2014 at 10:41 PM

davidk on January 28, 2014 at 10:29 PM

So if it’s so damned important, why not let us know? I smell Glenn Beck-ism here…

lovingmyUSA on January 28, 2014 at 10:41 PM

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Mark Knoller ‏@markknoller 26s

She says GOP hopes the President will “join us in a year of real action – by empowering people.”
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Mark Knoller ‏@markknoller 1m

Of ObamaCare, McMorris Rodgers says “we shouldn’t go back to the way things were, but this law is not working.”
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Mark Knoller ‏@markknoller 1m

McMorris Rodgers says too many people are falling behind because the President’s policies “are making people’s lives harder.”
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Mark Knoller ‏@markknoller 2m

She says today her son is a 6-year old who dances to Bruce Springsteen; reads above grade level; and is the best big brother in the world.
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Mark Knoller ‏@markknoller 4m

She speaks of her son Cole who has been diagnosed with Down syndrome.
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Mark Knoller ‏@markknoller 5m

McMorris Rodges says she came to Congress to help empower people, not politicians; to grow the working middle class, not the government.
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Mark Knoller ‏@markknoller 6m

“I’d like to share a more hopeful, Republican vision,” says McMorris Rodgers, “one that empowers you, not the government.”
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Mark Knoller ‏@markknoller 7m

McMorris Rogers says it’s an honor for “a girl who worked at the McDonald’s Drive-Thru…to be with you from the United States Capitol.”
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Mark Knoller ‏@markknoller 11m

Now awaiting formal GOP response from House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA).
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canopfor on January 28, 2014 at 10:41 PM

US State of the Union address 2014
2m
Rep. Steve Stockman, R-Texas, walks out of President Obama’s State of the Union address,

office says;

was ‘deeply disappointed in the tone and content’ of speech – @dallasnews
read more on dallasnews.com

canopfor on January 28, 2014 at 10:39 PM

YEAH somebody did.

gophergirl on January 28, 2014 at 10:41 PM

Mark Knoller ‏@markknoller 1m

“Our plan is one that dreams big for everyone and turns its back on no one,” says McMorris Rodgers.

canopfor on January 28, 2014 at 10:42 PM

He lied!

22044 on January 28, 2014 at 10:42 PM

You kidding? He’d be sitting right next to you on the couch ‘playfully’ grabbing your crotch.

Lanceman on January 28, 2014 at 10:32 PM

What??? Do you think I watch the game wearing a Zero mask?

rik on January 28, 2014 at 10:42 PM

If it really works, I could probably use a couple boxcar loads.

listens2glenn on January 28, 2014 at 10:38 PM

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Antabuse is a drug that makes alcohol unpalatable while you are taking it.

Lanceman on January 28, 2014 at 10:40 PM

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But if it REALLY works, it’d be WORTH it !

listens2glenn on January 28, 2014 at 10:43 PM

Come on ….who is the chic from SNL ?

Lucano on January 28, 2014 at 10:43 PM

OK, Allah, get us out of here. I know you don’ have anything ready so just give us an open thread QOTD.

Lanceman on January 28, 2014 at 10:43 PM

McMorris-Rodgers didn’t get off to a good start, but she settled in, and finished strong. Good job.

GOPRanknFile on January 28, 2014 at 10:43 PM

canopfor on January 28, 2014 at 10:39 PM

YEAH somebody did.

gophergirl on January 28, 2014 at 10:41 PM

gophergirl:Not surprised,..I thought,..the GOP would walk out as well:)

canopfor on January 28, 2014 at 10:43 PM

But if it REALLY works, it’d be WORTH it !

listens2glenn on January 28, 2014 at 10:43 PM

It does work. I’m living proof.

Lanceman on January 28, 2014 at 10:44 PM

US State of the Union address 2014
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Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash:

‘Right now, the President’s policies

are making people’s lives harder’ – live video
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canopfor on January 28, 2014 at 10:44 PM

Well, that was certainly a rousing response that increases my confidence in the survival of the nation.

justltl on January 28, 2014 at 10:45 PM

US State of the Union address 2014
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Texas Gov. Rick Perry: ‘Tonight, we saw a president with the same old agenda and no real idea on how to govern. Americans expect and deserve more from a president than continually broken promises and unfunded platitudes’ – @GovernorPerry
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canopfor on January 28, 2014 at 10:45 PM

gophergirl:Not surprised,..I thought,..the GOP would walk out as well:)

canopfor on January 28, 2014 at 10:43 PM

I wish a bigger name would have. Actually they all should have.

gophergirl on January 28, 2014 at 10:45 PM

Is this the correct spelling of “Belize”?

justltl on January 28, 2014 at 10:46 PM

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Mark Knoller ‏@markknoller 54s

She asks that Americans prove worthy of God’s “blessings of life … liberty … and the pursuit of happiness.”
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McMorris Rodges also mentions the sacrifice of a US serviceman, `Sgt. Jacob Hess from Spokane, who lost his life “to protect all of ours.”

canopfor on January 28, 2014 at 10:46 PM

Come on ….who is the chic from SNL ?

Lucano on January 28, 2014 at 10:43 PM

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There’s more than one, but I always think first of Tina Fey.

listens2glenn on January 28, 2014 at 10:46 PM

Is this the correct spelling of “Belize”?

justltl on January 28, 2014 at 10:46 PM

Yuh huh.

Lanceman on January 28, 2014 at 10:46 PM

canopfor on January 28, 2014 at 10:43 PM

I wish a bigger name would have. Actually they all should have.

gophergirl on January 28, 2014 at 10:45 PM

gophergirl:Agreed:)

canopfor on January 28, 2014 at 10:46 PM

Thirsty woman. What is it with these dry mouthed GOP Leave It To Beaver throwbacks? BENGHAZI!!

lostmotherland on January 28, 2014 at 10:47 PM

Mark Knoller ‏@markknoller 1m

The GOP response ran 10mins 21seconds.
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canopfor on January 28, 2014 at 10:47 PM

Phew. I’m glad he’s a constitutional law “professor.”

Imagine what the alternative could have looked like.

athenadelphi on January 28, 2014 at 10:48 PM

Is this the correct spelling of “Belize”?

justltl on January 28, 2014 at 10:46 PM

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Yes.

Are you planning on joining Steve “Stu” Burguiere ?

listens2glenn on January 28, 2014 at 10:48 PM

US State of the Union address 2014
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Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash: ‘The President said many things tonight. But now, we ask him to listen – to you – for the true state of the union lies in your heart and in your home’ – @AP
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https://twitter.com/AP

canopfor on January 28, 2014 at 10:48 PM

Thirsty woman. What is it with these dry mouthed GOP Leave It To Beaver throwbacks? BENGHAZI!!

lostmotherland on January 28, 2014 at 10:47 PM

Hey! Lostmutherphucker! What’s up?

Lanceman on January 28, 2014 at 10:49 PM

BENGHAZI!!
lostmotherland

What’s up Toure?
GERRYMANDERING!!!

22044 on January 28, 2014 at 10:49 PM

lostmotherland on January 28, 2014 at 10:47 PM

Isn’t it past your bed time, little boy?

wargamer6 on January 28, 2014 at 10:50 PM

US State of the Union address 2014
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo: ‘Obama laid out a bold vision for the future of our nation. His agenda is a promising blueprint for economic development, with a focus that mirrors our approach in New York’ – @NYGovCuomo

canopfor on January 28, 2014 at 10:50 PM

???????????????????????????????

The Associated Press ‏@AP 1m

AP PHOTO: Jill Biden is shown with a camouflage-patterned cast at the State of the Union address: http://apne.ws/1k4xupZ

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/photos/8/8cd54a8d-1a7c-4c75-9aeb-f3b2de0f86d3.html?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

canopfor on January 28, 2014 at 10:51 PM

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo: ‘Obama laid out a bold vision for the future of our nation.

canopfor on January 28, 2014 at 10:50 PM

Is that what that was.

Lanceman on January 28, 2014 at 10:52 PM

I think Alla’s drunk, he was playing Guttfields drinking game… there may not be a QOTD!

uncommon sense on January 28, 2014 at 10:52 PM

Thirsty woman. What is it with these dry mouthed GOP Thirsty woman. What is it with these dry mouthed GOP Leave It To Beaver throwbacks? BENGHAZI!!

lostmotherland on January 28, 2014 at 10:47 PM throwbacks? BENGHAZI!!

lostmotherland on January 28, 2014 at 10:47 PM

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I’m not sure about the “thirsty” and “dry mouth” references, but I’ll take a “Leave It To Beaver throwback” over these “modern”
mothers every time.

listens2glenn on January 28, 2014 at 10:52 PM

canopfor on January 28, 2014 at 10:50 PM

Governor Abortion – what a dumb@$$

22044 on January 28, 2014 at 10:52 PM

lostmotherland on January 28, 2014 at 10:47 PM

Is this one in the wrong country????

uncommon sense on January 28, 2014 at 10:53 PM

Thirsty woman. What is it with these dry mouthed GOP Leave It To Beaver throwbacks? BENGHAZI!!

loopymotherfkr on January 28, 2014 at 10:47 PM

Just worry about the excellent speech your ahole gave tonight and not the GOP.

arnold ziffel on January 28, 2014 at 10:53 PM

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Obama reaffirms that the U.S.-led war in Afghanistan will formally conclude at the end of this year: http://apne.ws/Msy8T9 #SOTU
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Obama renews his promise to overhaul NSA spying but gives few details in speech to Congress: http://apne.ws/1k4rUUI #SOTU

canopfor on January 28, 2014 at 10:53 PM

Where is QOTD????????

OmahaConservative on January 28, 2014 at 10:53 PM

I can’t believe you all sat here and acted like this speech means anything. The rest of us were gagging and laughing at the foolishness.

libfreeordie on January 28, 2014 at 10:54 PM

Hopey Pharaoh:
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Let the people go:(sarc)

Holy Moses Music Video
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L9YG0_vm9WQ

canopfor on January 28, 2014 at 10:55 PM

canopfor on January 28, 2014 at 10:50 PM

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Governor Abortion – what a dumb@$$

22044 on January 28, 2014 at 10:52 PM

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Dittos ++++++++

listens2glenn on January 28, 2014 at 10:55 PM

I can’t believe you all sat here and acted like this speech means anything. The rest of us were gagging and laughing at the foolishness.

libfreeordie on January 28, 2014 at 10:54 PM

What are you talking about? Half of us weren’t even watching. But, allow us our fun, OK?

Lanceman on January 28, 2014 at 10:56 PM

Where is QOTD????????

OmahaConservative on January 28, 2014 at 10:53 PM

There is never one on speeches like this.

Lanceman on January 28, 2014 at 10:56 PM

I can’t believe you all sat here and acted like this speech means anything. The rest of us were gagging and laughing at the foolishness.

libfreeordie on January 28, 2014 at 10:54 PM

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WHO ARE YOU ? . . . . and what have you done with the REAL libfree’ ?

listens2glenn on January 28, 2014 at 10:57 PM

I can’t believe you all sat here and acted like this speech means anything. The rest of us were gagging and laughing at the foolishness.

libfreeordie on January 28, 2014 at 10:54 PM

Give us hell, girlfriend!

Chuck Schick on January 28, 2014 at 10:58 PM

There is never one on speeches like this.

Lanceman on January 28, 2014 at 10:56 PM

No, I meant where is tonight’s qotd thread?

OmahaConservative on January 28, 2014 at 10:58 PM

No, I meant where is tonight’s qotd thread?

OmahaConservative on January 28, 2014 at 10:58 PM

You’re standing in it.

Lanceman on January 28, 2014 at 10:58 PM

Sweat boy, sweat.

Bmore on January 28, 2014 at 10:59 PM

Where is QOTD????????

OmahaConservative on January 28, 2014 at 10:53 PM

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There is never one on speeches like this.

Lanceman on January 28, 2014 at 10:56 PM

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I thought this was “it”.

listens2glenn on January 28, 2014 at 10:59 PM

libfreeordie on January 28, 2014 at 10:54 PM

But just for sh!ts & giggles, what do you think Drudge means with that tweet from the 24th?

Lanceman on January 28, 2014 at 10:59 PM

QOTD is bad enough (the quotes, not the thread). Now we got a 65 minute puke session to dissect.

22044 on January 28, 2014 at 11:00 PM

I can’t believe you all sat here and acted like this speech means anything. The rest of us were gagging and laughing at the foolishness.

libfreeordie on January 28, 2014 at 10:54 PM

libfreeAndLie:

How did you like your meaningless Democrat Pep Rally,
trying to convince America, that you truly are
Patriotic,

by parading around Gays and Wounded Hero’s
to score Politic Points!

Once again,you clowns have had the Light of Truth shone
on your playing politics, all for one goal,

to WORSHIP YOUR PARTY,..at AMERICA”S Expense!!!

*USA,……USA,…..USA,….USA……*

canopfor on January 28, 2014 at 11:00 PM

libfreeordie on January 28, 2014 at 10:54 PM

The homosexual commie in chief really made a fool out of himself, and his wide-load beard looked really pissed…

OmahaConservative on January 28, 2014 at 11:00 PM

State of the Union, it’s crap.

electricfunksandwich on January 28, 2014 at 11:00 PM

Nice Johnny Cash reference, Bmore!

22044 on January 28, 2014 at 11:00 PM

I can’t believe you all sat here and acted like this speech means anything. The rest of us were gagging and laughing at the foolishness.

libfreeordie on January 28, 2014 at 10:54 PM

Hey, we were laughing and gagging too. Just like we do for every Obama speech.

Barred on January 28, 2014 at 11:00 PM

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