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Plucketeer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-01-11 07:46 PM
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109. IF this WAS a strategic move - yeah, great.
Sadly, given the strategies from this administration in other matters, I think it's likely happenstance instead of design. This White House seems EVER so anxious to bend over backwards for Boner & Co..
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  -Obama just might have played this rescheduling thing perfectly DFW  Sep-01-11 01:10 AM   #0 
  - Let the morans get firstees  Historic NY   Sep-01-11 01:15 AM   #1 
  - In addition, the President doesn't have a say when Congress convenes...  AllTooEasy   Sep-01-11 02:56 PM   #68 
     - I think he called all of our attention to the debate...  JuniperLea   Sep-01-11 03:10 PM   #73 
     - Good point, this should be a better speech with the smack downs  flamingdem   Sep-01-11 10:32 PM   #132 
     - Remember they did notify Boehner of their plans and he  alfredo   Sep-01-11 09:57 PM   #120 
     - Art. 2, Sec. 3 (US Constitution):  wizstars   Sep-01-11 10:28 PM   #131 
        - Yes, extraordinary occasion...  JuniperLea   Sep-02-11 11:39 AM   #151 
  - ha! good post.  Whisp   Sep-01-11 01:16 AM   #2 
  - I think you may have something here...  CaliforniaPeggy   Sep-01-11 01:18 AM   #3 
  - +1  lsewpershad   Sep-01-11 11:17 AM   #46 
  - And it would not surprise me if he was actually counting on Bonehead's demands  solara   Sep-01-11 01:28 AM   #4 
  - If the date of the Republican "debate" was known in advance  DFW   Sep-01-11 01:34 AM   #5 
  - lol indeed  solara   Sep-01-11 02:26 AM   #7 
  - In that case, I'll rec it just to make their lives difficult.  wizstars   Sep-01-11 09:47 PM   #118 
  - Bonehead it is  azureblue   Sep-01-11 10:22 PM   #128 
  - I agree. I bet they are kicking themselves for this stunt.  demgrrrll   Sep-01-11 02:24 AM   #6 
  - When I first heard this, the first thought that came to me  dmr   Sep-01-11 03:16 AM   #8 
  - Is it scheduled before the game??  disillusioned73   Sep-01-11 08:53 AM   #40 
     - Pretty sure I read  leftynyc   Sep-01-11 03:55 PM   #78 
        - Yes, Obama has committed to ending before the KickOff..  Rosco T.   Sep-01-11 06:08 PM   #96 
           - I just heard this morning  leftynyc   Sep-02-11 06:33 AM   #145 
              - Thanks  disillusioned73   Sep-02-11 08:07 AM   #146 
  - Nonsense  DontTreadOnMe   Sep-01-11 03:39 AM   #9 
  - There's a lot of truth in this post. n/t  OneGrassRoot   Sep-01-11 03:50 AM   #10 
  - That's the way I see it..  Fumesucker   Sep-01-11 06:14 AM   #17 
  - +Infinity  MessiahRp   Sep-01-11 05:45 PM   #91 
  - know why?  SwampG8r   Sep-02-11 12:37 AM   #139 
  - +1000 nt  Javaman   Sep-01-11 07:37 AM   #21 
  - I think it's more serious than that  EstimatedProphet   Sep-01-11 08:01 AM   #27 
  - Yep. Like I say...he who holds the bullhorn gets heard. eom  BlueCaliDem   Sep-02-11 01:00 AM   #142 
  - You are completely wrong.  demgrrrll   Sep-01-11 08:15 AM   #30 
  - He's not. He described the situation perfectly.  Occulus   Sep-01-11 08:39 AM   #37 
     - We disagree. This is far far from over.  demgrrrll   Sep-01-11 08:45 AM   #38 
        - I'm with you. n/t  veganlush   Sep-01-11 11:32 PM   #136 
  - This is the truth.  Maven   Sep-01-11 12:05 PM   #48 
  - What cracks me up  laundry_queen   Sep-01-11 03:21 PM   #75 
  - A lot of what you say may be true...  Whiskeytide   Sep-01-11 03:37 PM   #76 
  - If your assumption that the rethugs, if they win, will care enough  mazzarro   Sep-01-11 07:11 PM   #106 
  - K&R for reponse #9. n/t  appal_jack   Sep-01-11 04:00 PM   #79 
  - You're exactly on the mark. nt  Raine   Sep-01-11 05:39 PM   #90 
  - The truth in this post makes me sad  RetroLounge   Sep-01-11 05:53 PM   #92 
  - You Know... Don'tTreadOnMe... I'm Almost Sure You've Defined Quite Nicely!  ChiciB1   Sep-01-11 09:51 PM   #119 
  - great post; sad and scary; Obama may be the last Dem president for decades  amborin   Sep-01-11 10:19 PM   #126 
  - the whole "set up"meme is stupid  SwampG8r   Sep-02-11 12:35 AM   #138 
  - Exactly. A brilliant move.  lamp_shade   Sep-01-11 04:01 AM   #11 
  - Nothing in politics happen by accident  JohnnyRingo   Sep-01-11 04:04 AM   #12 
  - More nonsense  DontTreadOnMe   Sep-01-11 04:13 AM   #14 
  - I think the White House knows what they're doing.  JohnnyRingo   Sep-01-11 04:07 PM   #81 
  - 3-D Chess...  svpadgham   Sep-01-11 06:41 PM   #100 
  - Almost everything in politics happens by accident!  EstimatedProphet   Sep-02-11 10:33 AM   #150 
  - Agreed.  CakeGrrl   Sep-01-11 04:08 AM   #13 
  - It would not be a snafu,  Mugweed   Sep-01-11 05:15 AM   #15 
  - 47 level chess again? I say BS  NightWatcher   Sep-01-11 05:34 AM   #16 
  - the words "weak ineffectual bumbling incompetent" come to mind.  Warren Stupidity   Sep-01-11 06:16 AM   #18 
  - His folding skills are awesome. Obama's resume is perfect to become head of the Origami Guild.  blm   Sep-01-11 07:44 AM   #23 
     - I completely disagree with your assessment and premis.  Sheepshank   Sep-01-11 02:24 PM   #58 
     - Seconded. LMAO. XD n/t  AverageJoe90   Sep-01-11 05:31 PM   #87 
     - Fold? The President doesn't decide when Congress convenes...  AllTooEasy   Sep-01-11 02:46 PM   #66 
  - isn't he going up against football?  ejpoeta   Sep-01-11 06:37 AM   #19 
  - Yup, he now goes up against the seasons kick off.  Javaman   Sep-01-11 07:34 AM   #20 
     - I've given up caring about stuff like this.  CTyankee   Sep-01-11 07:43 AM   #22 
     - I'm not holding my breath...  Javaman   Sep-01-11 08:00 AM   #25 
        - I'm weary of caring so deeply about this, time after time.  CTyankee   Sep-01-11 08:21 AM   #34 
        - More like waiting for Godot than Charlie Brown...  Javaman   Sep-01-11 08:23 AM   #35 
        - nothing..or very little ..same as the last few years..not a damned thing..nt  xiamiam   Sep-01-11 10:47 PM   #135 
        - so you think it will  SwampG8r   Sep-02-11 12:48 AM   #140 
           - I haven't the foggiest clue as to what it will be  Javaman   Sep-02-11 09:37 AM   #147 
     - Exactly...he phucked up again...the incompetence is what's maddening...nt  joeybee12   Sep-01-11 10:14 AM   #44 
     - Football is regional. And most single women don't watch football.  bluestate10   Sep-01-11 02:31 PM   #62 
  - Doesn't this logic require someone to give a damn that wasn't going to vote Obama anyway?  TheKentuckian   Sep-01-11 07:53 AM   #24 
  - Aren't you tired yet of having to constantly lie to yourself?  no limit   Sep-01-11 08:00 AM   #26 
  - Amazing, isn't it?  Javaman   Sep-01-11 08:09 AM   #29 
  - Oh Gee, I hope Obama blisters their butts as they sit on their hands in those seats!!!  DearAbby   Sep-01-11 03:14 PM   #74 
     - I have no idea what you are trying to say...  Javaman   Sep-01-11 03:52 PM   #77 
  - I suspect they view this as a game, and they think they are winning.  Warren Stupidity   Sep-01-11 08:25 AM   #36 
  - It's a defense mechanism.  OnyxCollie   Sep-01-11 10:30 AM   #45 
  - I don't live in the USA full time any more  DFW   Sep-02-11 05:02 PM   #152 
  - File under "Wishful Thinking". So the date fuck-up was really  COLGATE4   Sep-01-11 08:08 AM   #28 
  - Obama will not be seen as abrasive and that is what the right wants  randr   Sep-01-11 08:16 AM   #31 
  - You are wrong  demgrrrll   Sep-01-11 08:16 AM   #32 
     - You are wrong  Muskypundit   Sep-01-11 01:59 PM   #55 
        - No I'm not  demgrrrll   Sep-01-11 06:37 PM   #97 
           - Oh. Ok.  Muskypundit   Sep-01-11 10:36 PM   #133 
  - Sorry, this whole speech event is already a botch job  Bragi   Sep-01-11 08:19 AM   #33 
  - Exactly......it's amateur hour at the White House  Jim_Shorts   Sep-01-11 02:58 PM   #69 
     - It is hard to take him seriously  gmee2   Sep-01-11 06:02 PM   #93 
  - I can appreciate this perspective..  disillusioned73   Sep-01-11 08:49 AM   #39 
  - I heard that Obama beat the Cray supercomputer at chess 37 times in a row.  Joe Fields   Sep-01-11 09:11 AM   #41 
  - but can he  SwampG8r   Sep-02-11 12:52 AM   #141 
  - recommend 1000 times.  a kennedy   Sep-01-11 10:03 AM   #42 
  - I agree with your post and I'd like to add  RockaFowler   Sep-01-11 10:08 AM   #43 
  - Then why did he pick Wednesday to begin with???  Logical   Sep-01-11 11:23 AM   #47 
  - That's the brilliant part of the "Grand Plan".  Recovered Repug   Sep-01-11 12:30 PM   #51 
  - Wow. There's denial and then there's just insanity.  Maven   Sep-01-11 12:08 PM   #49 
  - But now he's pissed of Packers fans...  progressoid   Sep-01-11 12:26 PM   #50 
  - No, they screwed up again and will once again be playing defense  Doctor_J   Sep-01-11 01:03 PM   #52 
  - Amazing.  bvar22   Sep-01-11 01:34 PM   #53 
  - Xacly what I was thinking. He's quite clever.  Dont call me Shirley   Sep-01-11 01:56 PM   #54 
  - My question is: Why didn't the President outline a jobs plan 2 years ago?  Common Sense Party   Sep-01-11 02:10 PM   #56 
  - Good question. It's one I've been asking, but with no answer. Anyone  SlimJimmy   Sep-01-11 09:42 PM   #115 
  - K & R  Scurrilous   Sep-01-11 02:21 PM   #57 
  - Based on this email from Obama, I tentatively agree with you.  toddwv   Sep-01-11 02:26 PM   #59 
  - I'm never going to understand the need to show Obama as some kind of shrewed dealer.  county worker   Sep-01-11 02:27 PM   #60 
  - then quit buying into  azureblue   Sep-01-11 10:20 PM   #127 
  - Thinking and republican have not been matched since the last  bluestate10   Sep-01-11 02:28 PM   #61 
  - It would depend on what he does from this point forward...  kentuck   Sep-01-11 02:32 PM   #63 
  - Like most of these kinds of things since the campaign ended and the Presidency began...  ClassWarrior   Sep-01-11 02:36 PM   #64 
  - How I wish I lived in your world....  hayrow   Sep-01-11 02:42 PM   #65 
  - Thom Hartmann is talking about this now...  GoCubsGo   Sep-01-11 02:54 PM   #67 
  - Yep...  JuniperLea   Sep-01-11 03:08 PM   #72 
  - Why am I not surprised you are a Cubs fan?  hayrow   Sep-01-11 04:05 PM   #80 
  - Bashing me over a sports team I like?  GoCubsGo   Sep-01-11 06:41 PM   #98 
  - Double post, please delete.  GoCubsGo   Sep-01-11 06:41 PM   #99 
  - LOL  JVS   Sep-01-11 06:46 PM   #102 
  - Hmmmmm....So Herman Franks wasn't totally wrong about the afternoon crowds at Wrigley?  hayrow   Sep-01-11 07:37 PM   #108 
  - I have always been a big fan of Thom Hartmann  DFW   Sep-01-11 05:06 PM   #84 
  - Oh what the hell ever. He CAVED AGAIN. Period.  Myrina   Sep-01-11 03:00 PM   #70 
  - Speaking of  madamesilverspurs   Sep-01-11 04:57 PM   #83 
  - That will be an easy act to follow!  JuniperLea   Sep-01-11 03:04 PM   #71 
  - When Will Obama Find His Mojo?  marias23   Sep-01-11 04:42 PM   #82 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-01-11 10:16 PM   #123 
  - Great Post!  AC_Mem   Sep-01-11 05:19 PM   #85 
  - In related stupidity ...  GeorgeGist   Sep-01-11 05:24 PM   #86 
  - Numerous problems with that theory  Juche   Sep-01-11 05:32 PM   #88 
  - Don't tell Cenk. nt  tridim   Sep-01-11 05:34 PM   #89 
  - yeah. Interrupting the NFL season starter was a brilliant move.  provis99   Sep-01-11 06:04 PM   #94 
  - Is anyone else way past being sick of Obama's "game" "playing" and  Marnie   Sep-01-11 06:06 PM   #95 
  - no the question is  azureblue   Sep-01-11 10:14 PM   #122 
     - +1  uponit7771   Sep-02-11 10:32 AM   #149 
  - I guess it helps you sleep better at night  Raine   Sep-01-11 06:46 PM   #101 
  - Good Thinking, You Turned Lemons Into Lemonade!  Justina For Justice   Sep-01-11 06:48 PM   #103 
  - Ah, yes, 97-dimension Chinese Checkers...  BiggJawn   Sep-01-11 07:00 PM   #104 
  - I only wish that Obama's administration  usrname   Sep-01-11 07:11 PM   #105 
  - His speech will of course be laced with "both sides are to blame" and so on  Doctor_J   Sep-01-11 07:36 PM   #107 
  - IF this WAS a strategic move - yeah, great.  Plucketeer   Sep-01-11 07:46 PM   #109 
  - Not even close. Past experience has taught us that this adminstration is incapable of  Exilednight   Sep-01-11 07:57 PM   #110 
  - I go to college and have a class during the speech time (4 pacific)  alp227   Sep-01-11 08:01 PM   #111 
  - You really think that either night will make a difference in a year? nt  HomerRamone   Sep-01-11 08:16 PM   #112 
  - Yes nt  azureblue   Sep-01-11 10:17 PM   #124 
  - The best part of the whole thing is -- Obama comes out looking more like the adult in the room.  Major Hogwash   Sep-01-11 08:19 PM   #113 
  - DU spinmeisters' talents are wasted here. They should really go to Washington.  elocs   Sep-01-11 09:15 PM   #114 
  - good for you DFW. think ahead  PatrynXX   Sep-01-11 09:43 PM   #116 
  - "Congressional Republicans, where are the jobs?"  krispos42   Sep-01-11 09:47 PM   #117 
  - On the surface, it looks like a cave  azureblue   Sep-01-11 10:12 PM   #121 
  - He meant to do that.  QC   Sep-01-11 10:17 PM   #125 
  - That is so funny. Perfect application.  Karmadillo   Sep-01-11 10:23 PM   #129 
  - How the hell did a pro-Obama thread get 100+ recs in GD?  joshcryer   Sep-01-11 10:27 PM   #130 
  - DFW, you may have hit on something.  TxVietVet   Sep-01-11 10:43 PM   #134 
  - More 11-Dimensional B.S. Chess:  blkmusclmachine   Sep-01-11 11:53 PM   #137 
  - no, he didn't...  awoke_in_2003   Sep-02-11 01:06 AM   #143 
  - You mean because very few people will watch him  rpannier   Sep-02-11 01:10 AM   #144 
  - Obama administration good chess player !  watercolors   Sep-02-11 10:21 AM   #148 
  - Reptile House  Hey Benito   Sep-04-11 10:49 PM   #153 
  - Stupidity on WH part  realFedUp   Sep-04-11 11:02 PM   #154 
 

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