Don’t know whether this starts at 3:35 or 4:35, seeing as the last speech started an hour early, so this could be the earliest heads-up in the history of heads-ups
** President Obama delivers remarks at a campaign event at Rochester Commons in Rochester, N.H. **
But keep checkin’:
CBS streaming has started
Try CNN too
Don’t believe it!
Scoot over and I’ll share your prize, VC, as my first place finish two threads ago must have been too early in the day to get a pic, lol. Congrats!
Oooo, PJ, there’s lost of space for you, me and Edwina! Have a seat! Have a seat. You and I haven’t dialogued in a while so this is a perfect opportunity. …….What’s new?
Thank you ever so much for this pleasant surprise, CC. I haz a happy. You know, ever since BWD pointed out that ‘flirty’ little miss on PBO’s birthday I’ve been noticing a few other little misses giving the Pres ‘the eye’. Watch out…. more and more competition for you ladies here!
Vc, here you again, leaning on the door. Congratulations on #1!
No! No, HF! Not this time. I was putting the chicken to marinate for tomorrow when I suddenly remembered that the previous speech was an hour early, so I washed hands, rushed over, and ‘woke up’ my laptop. AND THERE Chips was opening the door! I just about fell over trying to get my wet hand on the door handle. No strategy at all this time, just pure luck.
LOL! Okaaaaaaay vc
Hi Edwina, a total fluke! Thanks for the company though.
TY, VSW! Hope your day is going well.
The photos lift my heart, Chips. Thanks!
Listening to the earlier speech… OMG he called it “trickle down snake oil” today not fairy dust. WOW! and this:
“It did not work then, it will not work now, it’s not a plan to create jobs…it’s the wrong direction for America…I think they know it’s not a very popular idea. You can tell that because now they’re being dishonest about my plans because they can’t sell their plans.” and he launches into a blistering attack on their Medicare positions.
Intro speeches starting on CBS feed
Look at the faces on these gorgeous people. They’re all so joyful and full of hope and fight.
C-SPAN streaming has also begun.
Is it only on c-spam online and not live tv?
That’s right, there is no televised coverage of this speech.
That’s because the President is running a hateful and angry Campaign. LOL!
Tightening the screws … (never thought I’d tweet any of these creeps, but ya gotta do what ya gotta do)
@OReillyFactor Folk aren't happy with fetus disposal profiteeer #Mitt tinyurl.com/d57ntyr & then there's #Ryan's hero youtu.be/H0yUjMklVuI— Bobfr (@Our4thEstate) August 18, 2012
@AnnCoulter Folk aren't happy with fetus disposal profiteeer #Mitt tinyurl.com/d57ntyr & then there's #Ryan's hero youtu.be/H0yUjMklVuI— Bobfr (@Our4thEstate) August 18, 2012
@RushLimbaugh Folk aren't happy with fetus disposal profiteeer #Mitt tinyurl.com/d57ntyr & then there's #Ryan's hero youtu.be/H0yUjMklVuI— Bobfr (@Our4thEstate) August 18, 2012
@maddow @Lawrence @hardball_chris .@davidaxelrod @TheRevAl .@stefcutter .@BenLaBolt Just thought 'they' should know theobamadiary.com/2012/08/18/hea…— Bobfr (@Our4thEstate) August 18, 2012
WHITE HOUSE: If anybody’s reading, two words: SENIORS SUMMIT. They’re yours for the speaking!
Tweet that to Axelrod.
I find it ‘interesting’ that so many presenters of the Pres tend to use most of, if not all, his speech points. What’s with that?
Aligning the messaging – something dems haven’t been very good at in the past.
I think it’s especially true of political figures like Jeanne Shaheen the democratic senator from NH who spoke before Amy.
CONFESSION TIME: I don’t think there is anyone who has more Obama gear than i do! T-Shirts, Pajama Pants, Mugs, you name it, I got it. At the Gym they they I am a lunatic because, I come in wearing Obama T- shirt, hat, and a water bottle with Obama logo, My iPhone has an Obama Case plus my Ipad and my pocket book too has Obama Logos. My office desk has 6 stickers, My car has 7 Obama stickers, I wish i can put at my regular parking place at work & at the gym Obama Yard Signs though next week I will have my front yard with Obama PLENTY of Yard signs & I hope my only republican in our neighborhood won’t complain.
Please tell us once and for all, are you an Obama supporter? Because we can’t tell from your gravatar, or your comments!
Hi Me4obama, I certainly don’t think you are a lunartic, just a passionate supporter of the greatest President, just like me! I thought I had almost all the available Obama gear but I think you might just beat me!!! My study at home is literally decorated with Obama posters, pictures, photos and a clock which takes pride of place. I have collected mugs, plates, t-shirts, caps etc over the years and even when I was ‘advised’ by members of my family that I should not wear or collect things on PBO I refused to listen.
There is something really special about President Obama, I don’t know whether it is his inner beauty, compassion, intelligence, eloquence or the fact that he just ‘gets it’, but the truth of the matter is that I love him and his family and I love what he is doing for America and the rest of the world.
I thought I was the only one. I have posters, stickers, buttons, the canvas bags from 2008 Runway to Win, one 2012 T, a couple of Obama tees from 2008, the wrapping paper,2012 magnet on car and postcard on refrigerator. I also have his pics on my computer and iPad.
I think I like that Obama dude.
Oh and I have to 2012 knit hat. Can’t wait to wear it when it gets chilly.
PBO on now!!!!!!
The group behind the false “Swift Boat”-style attacks on President Obama has ties to the Republican Party: OFA.BO/diCTAy— TruthTeam2012 (@truthteam2012) August 18, 2012
I LOVE MY PRESIDENT!
So do I!!
Ryan’s Mother lives in Lauderdale by the Sea.
White alone – 5,344 (88.2%)
Hispanic – 534 (8.8%)
Black alone – 65 (1.1%)
Asian alone – 50 (0.8%)
Two or more races – 46 (0.8%)
Other race alone – 10 (0.2%)
American Indian alone – 7 (0.1%
Read more: http://www.city-data.com/city/Lauderdale-by-the-Sea-Florida.html#ixzz23vgNq0ZU
Other stats at link.
BUDGET GURU PAUL RYAN HOPES THAT FISCAL BALANCE CAN BE RESTORED BY 2040.
The Paul Ryan Plan Is Weak And Assumes The Economic Equivalent Of Winning The Lottery Twice
Peter Schiff, Euro Pacific Capital
So what was the Ryan Budget’s radical departure from the status quo that has caused such uproar? If enacted today, the Ryan budget would so drastically upend the fiscal picture that the U.S. federal budget would come into balance in just… wait for it…. 27 years! This is because the Ryan budget doesn’t actually cut anything. At no point in Ryan’s decades long budget timeline does he ever suggest that the government spend less than it had the year before. He doesn’t touch a penny in current Social Security or Medicare outlays, nor in the bloated defense budget. His apocalypse inducing departure comes from trying to limit the rate of increase in federal spending to “just” 3.1% annually. This is below the 4.3% rate of increase that is currently baked into the budget, and farther below what we would likely see if Obama’s priorities were adopted.
Because there are no actual cuts in his budget, Ryan hopes that fiscal balance can be restored by 2040 only because he assumes that we achieve returns to the annual economic growth that are equal to levels averaged for much of the last century. In other words, he sees slow growth of the last four years as the aberration, not the new normal. As with all other government projections, this is on the extreme optimistic end of the spectrum. In truth, there is nothing on the horizon that should make anyone think these growth figures will be achieved. America’s crushing debt, burdensome regulations, political paralysis, and nagging demographic problems bode poorly for the return to trend line growth anytime soon. More likely, based on the speed to which republicans will shrink from popular backlash, is that the “cuts” that Ryan proposes will be abandoned as soon as they prove to be politically unpopular.
Please retweet over and over again:
NYT just brutal to Romney and Ryan – “Voters can no longer believe anything they say” nytimes.com/2012/08/19/opi…— Matthew McGregor (@mcgregormt) August 18, 2012
Thx criquet! Mega Worthy Tweet!
Look at the crowd that came to see the President, that’s America, Look at the crowd that comes to see Romney and Ryan, that’s the America the racists want.
Young person in audience: "I Love You President Obama!" Pres. Obama: "I Love You Too Sweetie!" #ObamaNH— (@utaustinliberal) August 18, 2012
Be still my heart. That was a precious moment!
MEMO to #RyanRomney: 'I keep my Medicare Card; You keep your stinking' Vouchers! ' @Obama2012 @DSCC @DCCC @SenReid @PattyMurray— Bill Ryan (@cmpnwtr) August 18, 2012
I just brought that Obama hat that the guy is wearing in the photos.
Was He on yet?
He just finished.
MEMO to #RyanRomney: 'I keep my Soc Sec Card; You keep your stinking' Private Accts! ' @Obama2012 @DSCC @DCCC @SenReid @PattyMurray— Bill Ryan (@cmpnwtr) August 18, 2012
Great speech, great campaign event! Excellent riff on the Ryan plan to give Romney a less than 1% tax rate. We need to keep the word “Vouchers” front and center. Vouchers to fund tax breaks for millionaires. Medicare is the GOP piggy bank for tax breaks for the wealthy.
Totally agree Bill. He made it plain and simple.
ROMNEY/RYAN BUDGET WILL USE MEDICARE VOUCHERS TO FUND TAX BREAKS FOR MILLIONAIRES.
Exactly Bill. That pretty much sums it up. Maybe some enterprising reporter will ask the Romney/Ryan team to explain how they justify this approach.
Heck. I missed him again.!
Photo: Crowd of thousands listening to @BarackObama speaking on the Rochester Commons right now. #ObamaNH http://t.co/WX6mI2uZ— Obama for America NH (@OFA_NH) August 18, 2012
for this dear 92 year old former district court judge and his taking Robme to task
It’s worth listening through the little interview to get to his rhyming about flip flops and switcheroos!
Love it!! Love his clever and correct words. From a former Minnesotan.
Thanks Susan for sharing this. The rhyming judge was great. He did an excellent job in exposing the lying Mitt Romney. This needs to be shared widely.
I love this. Oh Romney O, O Romney O, where forth art thou Romney O? This is soooo Tweeted. lol thanks
Yup! Sanjay Gupta= all GOP talking points on Medicare, every last word.
I am starting to wonder? What happened with that Surgeon General stuff? He turned it down, but it took a month. Me thinks, the vetting dug something up, and he now has sour grapes.
Just my opinion, not a fact. Jeesh.
My take is.. he was always a GOPropaganda pusher and he turned it down because he didn’t want to lose his profitable gig..Lying to viewers.
Anothe good picture of cried-
I would say, 7-10k?
How can you tell from that picture ?
It’s called a Guess.
Snarky Marky ‘s twitter page says 3800 there and 2300 at earlier event.
I guess I guessed wrong, I guess?
For those who missed the speech.
POTUS on he & FLOTUS: "We know whats it been like to go through hard times but we also know what it's like to have hope and resilience." #NH— (@utaustinliberal) August 18, 2012
Pres. Obama: "I care about the 6.5M young people who can now stay on their parents healthcare because of ObamaCare!" #ObamaNH— (@utaustinliberal) August 18, 2012
Pres. Obama: "I care about the millions of people who now have healthcare and can't be dropped because of a preexisting condition!" #ObamaNH— (@utaustinliberal) August 18, 2012
Pres. Obama: "I care about the millions of seniors who are now getting discounts on prescription drugs because of what we did!" #ObamaNH— (@utaustinliberal) August 18, 2012
CNN ad for Piers Morgan Mobday, Romney Tax returns, Piers hits from the middle and do voters really care?
Yup! That is from the middle, alright??
No one watches that show.
Using Knoller the Horrible because I really like this photo of President Obama—–he’s so cute
Pres Obama works ropeline greeting supporters at end of rally in Rochester, NH. http://t.co/f2SK6a58— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) August 18, 2012
Where has the real Mark Knoller gone? Ever since Snark Knoller returned to twitter, Mark Knoller has actually been tweeting facts about Pres. Obama’s campaign events, white house “We Can’t Wait” issues, etc. This is very strange. I’m sure this was one of the signs of the apocalypse. Nah…..he probably just ate some prunes that cleared up the constipated hell hole he calls his digestive system.
I’m glad you said that UT because I’ve trained myself to scroll down past Knoller tweets. So I went back and read it…Good!
He also resets about R & R all the time and what they are doing. Is their 3 Mark Knollers?
I was just reading his timeline and he is still repeating junk about Romney and Ryan.
I e-mailed CBS and asked them how much they pay him to count empty seats at the President’s events . I also said… I thought he was assigned to cover the President and the Whitehouse….why is he sending out snarky comments about PBO on twitter and also tweeting about Romney and Ryan’s every word and movement !
Right! He talks more about R&R then about the President.
He was being nasty up this morning. But he mixes it up with some okay tweets now and then. It’s just a matter of when you catch him. He’s still a GOP tool. And apparently he blocked BWD – why I don’t know.
POTUS: "I want to keep working to reduce the costs of colleges because a higher education is not a luxury, it's an economic necessity!" #NH— (@utaustinliberal) August 18, 2012
Pres. Obama: "We've passed tax breaks for companies that hire veterans and made historic investments in the VA." #ObamaNH— (@utaustinliberal) August 18, 2012
POTUS: "All we're asking is that folks like me go back to the tax rate we were paying under Bill Clinton when we created 23M jobs" #ObamaNH— (@utaustinliberal) August 18, 2012
Pres. Obama: "Under my plan, you [referring to middle/working class] won't see your taxes go up." Woman in crowd: "Thank You!" #ObamaNH— (@utaustinliberal) August 18, 2012
Pres. Obama: "Their plan would change Medicare for seniors as we know it." #ObamaNH— (@utaustinliberal) August 18, 2012
Pres. Obama: "My plan has extended the life of Medicare for another decade. Their plan would shorten the life of Medicare." #ObamaNH— (@utaustinliberal) August 18, 2012
Pres. Obama: "We've strengthened Medicare by closing the donut hole and putting in place discounts for prescription drugs." #ObamaNH— (@utaustinliberal) August 18, 2012
Pres. Obama: "The only changes to Medicare we made was to make sure it now covers cancer screenings for free." #ObamaNH— (@utaustinliberal) August 18, 2012
POTUS: "His running mate, Congressman Ryan, put forth a plan that would help Gov. Romney pay less than 1% in taxes." [Crowd is shocked] #NH— (@utaustinliberal) August 18, 2012
POTUS: "It's about making sure hard work pays off. That's what my Presidency has been about!" #ObamaNH— (@utaustinliberal) August 18, 2012
Pres. Obama: "There is not another country on earth that would not gladly trade places with the United States of America." #ObamaNH— (@utaustinliberal) August 18, 2012
Why is Lorraine supporting @BarackObama? "I just love him" instagram.com/p/Oez3EPPKLg/— Obama for America NH (@OFA_NH) August 18, 2012
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Lenders would have to offer potential home buyers an option to get mortgages with no fees, under a rule proposed by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Generally, homeowners pay fees and points in exchange for lower overall interest rates on mortgage loans.
“Consumers have a hard time comparing loans when they are dealing with a bewildering array of points and fees,” said Richard Cordray, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, in a statement. “We want to provide consumers with clearer options and enable them to choose the loan that they believe is right for them.”
He was great:) Four more years!
Hundreds of supporters jammed one of the development’s “town squares,” where free entertainment and boozy dances each night have helped this community of 60,000 seniors earn a somewhat double-edged reputation as Disney World for the Cialis set.
Open-air bars at the event began pouring before 8 a.m. Happy-hour pricing was in effect: $2.75 for a 14-ounce margarita. However, a Chick-fil-A stand did a brisker business.
The privately held, and tightly controlled, retirement complex is a regular campaign stop for GOP presidential candidates.
Romney counts billionaire H. Gary Morse, who built The Villages on more than 30 square miles of central Florida farmland, among his campaign’s biggest donors.
Sounds like a private ” whites only ” country club to me. I think their is a Publix ( Alec members ) on site.
60,000 rich white seniors? Drinking margaritas at 8am and eating Chic-fil-A? ACK, that’s just freakin’ gross. You know, it’s good they round themselves all in one place and stay there. UGH.
Technically the article didn’t really say all 60K in the community attended the rally. Just a few hundred. I am curious to know the exact head count. My guess is not much because I believe I read somewhere (forgot which article) that the attendees were pre-selected by the candidate’s team.
New post everyone:
I wonder how many other journalists follow @SnarkKnoller. Mark “dickhead” Halperin does:
@Markhalperin @SnarkKnoller Now Following, SnarkKnoller— John Del Cecato (@delcecato) August 18, 2012
Sorry, the tweet didn’t show up (very frustrating for me, sometimes WordPress provides the white box with full tweet, but other times it doesn’t — and sometimes within the same comment):
The good news:@delcecato has added followers since I suggested he is a Man to Follow. The bad news: he still has fewer than @SnarkKnoller— Mark Halperin (@Markhalperin) August 18, 2012
Snark is very grateful Arapaho415:
@delcecato Thank you John, although why you took so long I'll never know. Thank you @Markhalperin for alerting John to my truth-telling.— Snark Knoller (@SnarkKnoller) August 18, 2012
Here’s another @delcecato tweet. He’s worth following on twitter because he’s the manager of the ad agency used by PBO’s campaign.
I'm not sure why… But seems kinda perfect… http://t.co/5Gvkrn8s— John Del Cecato (@delcecato) August 18, 2012
We have our Surrogates out in full force Sunday Shows. But apparently, the Star is Grover Norquist. On 4 Sunday Shows to talk taxes.
I am watching the Hugger Games. Is that what would happen if R&R win?
A definite must watch!! http://youtu.be/JmEZxw_APPg
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