12:25: PBO delivers remarks at Eden Park’s Seasongood Pavilion, Cincinnati
C-Span * CNN * CBS 1 * CBS 2
Streaming has started at CBS …. and as usual, the music’s good
President Obama arrives at Cincinnati Northern Kentucky International Airport, September 17
3:30 First Lady Michelle Obama delivers remarks at the University of Florida in Gainesville (C-Span)
4:15: VP Biden delivers remarks at a campaign event at the Port of Burlington (CNN)
4:20: PBO delivers remarks at Schiller Park, Columbus (all the links above)
6:55: First Lady Michelle Obama delivers remarks at the Tallahassee Leon County Civic Center
Here’s to another good day!
We've got a fired up crowd in Cincinnati who can't wait to see @BarackObama! instagr.am/p/PrhTMFBUjy/ #Forward2012— Obama for America OH (@OFA_OH) September 17, 2012
Big movement in the Wisconsin Senate race- Tammy Baldwin now leads 48-45 after being down 5 a month ago: scribd.com/doc/106153060/… … …— PublicPolicyPolling (@ppppolls) September 17, 2012
That Democratic Convention really turned things around for the Democrats everywhere it seems.
And they didn’t run away from POTUS as they did 2010. Instead they embraced him as they should, and now they’re reaping the benefits.
Not so fast, Hopefruit left out that the President is up only 1 point in Wisconsin.
That is why he is headed there this weekend! It’s a tossup…
She’s been running a tough ad: Tommy Thompson’s not for you anymore. The first poll was right after he won the primary.
I was one of those polled///1
Good day Chips, everyone …
Hey @chucktodd @davidgregory @CrowleyCNN your shilling for #SmirknMitt tinyurl.com/8o97x5g is noted, daily cc @davidaxelrod @hardball_chris— Bobfr (@Our4thEstate) September 17, 2012
@MarkHalperin @whpresscorps @WolfBlitzer your shilling for #SmirknMitt tinyurl.com/8o97x5g is noted, daily cc @PressSec @Lawrence @maddow— Bobfr (@Our4thEstate) September 17, 2012
I am so looking forward till the debates. Anyone think this President is afraid to debate Romney is sick in the head.
Romney proposes to convert Medicaid to a fixed allotment of money from an entitlement tied to economic indicators and a state’s caseload. Payments from the federal government would grow at 1 percentage point above inflation a year, creating the funding reduction, in exchange for fewer rules on how states use the money, according to the study released yesterday.
The Medicaid proposal has drawn less attention in the campaign than Romney’s ideas for Medicare, the U.S. health plan for the elderly and disabled. The Medicaid plan could be implemented as soon as 2014 and involves more money. Romney has said Medicare beneficiaries wouldn’t face changes until 2022.
“The impact on our nation’s low-income children, people with disabilities, and seniors would be devastating,” said Bruce Lesley, president of First Focus, Washington-based group that concentrates on children’s issues, and a former aide to Senate Democrats. Losing $1.2 trillion “will eliminate coverage for millions of people, reduce access to necessary care and create a system of health rationing.”
As I understand it after a seniors money runs out for paying for a nursing center they can continue under Medicaid. If that changed many would not qualify. Many cannot afford Long Term Care insurance on top of Medical Insurance so guess that option would be gone and seniors would be out in the street when their own savings was gone.
How about a new hashtag to have fun with?
#GOPRomneyBlamesObama For the fall of the Roman Empire.— Tally Briggs (@bardgal) September 17, 2012
I heard GOP & Romney blame POTUS for ending slavery.
The election is hardly 50 days away. Shall we concentrate on meaningful things like how to GOTV, fundraise, volunteer, spread the message etc. instead of freaking out over what is spewed every day in the cable noise thereby giving them importance which they don’t deserve at all ?
Great idea, it’s too easy to get wrapped up in the negative. PBO says our direction is FORWARD, not worrying about Mitt and his backward thinking, nor those in the MSM who go along with it. We give them way too much control of our feelings and mission.
We give them way too much control of our feelings and mission.
egg.sack.lee. Their motivation is to demotivate us. Let’s not fall for that and do the real hard work that counts in the real world. morons like joe blow, toady etc. can hardly swing a vote for the right but they can distract us easily with their faux poutrage, lies etc., which they are paid to do.
I Do everyday, I volunteer, donate etc…
you’re a gem, jovie.
Great idea AMK!
Moving this over from the last thread:
Good Morning TOD! Busy with twitter rebuttals already!
Reince Prober is trying to claim Dem supermajority for two years… again! My rebuttal below, which I also tweeted to news orgs. Spread the word because this is a myth that a lot of people, including Dems, believe.
@whpresscorps @CNN @Reuters #GOP propagate myth of Dem supermajority for 2 years to hide own intransigence. Real story: maddowblog.msnbc.com/_news/2012/09/…— (@rchakras) September 17, 2012
#GOPRomneyBlamesObama The death of 8-track tape and the betamax.— Tally Briggs (@bardgal) September 17, 2012
The Obama family re-imagined as The Incredibles:
Well, how does that compare to the 2008 “Candidate Obama as Superman” image?
Chips – I just donated to PBO through you (at least I think I did). Initially the site said my address was wrong, then I corrected to my new address, then it said I already donated a few minutes ago. Can you check and see if a donation went through?
You’re the best blondegrrl, it just came through – thanks a gazillion!!!!
Phew! That’s great.
When the Broadway version of “Obama!” comes out, I want Brian Stokes Mitchell and Audra McDonald to play POTUS and FLOTUS. That is all.
I want to buy tickets right now!
@truthteam2012 How toxic must @MittRomney be to GOPers running for election because the guy is barely campaigning for himself & not them?— Bobfr (@Our4thEstate) September 17, 2012
RT @BorowitzReport Obama Gets Foreign-Policy Scolding From Man Who Almost Started War with Britain: bit.ly/QTOP7V #p2 #Forward2012— Kathryn Brusco Books (@KathrynBruscoBk) September 17, 2012
Oh My….This crowd is SUPER FIRED UP for PBO!!!
PBO is FRESH and really FUNNY this morning!!
Help me with these please!!
#GOPRomneyBlamesObama for the kidnapping of the Lindbergh baby.— Tally Briggs (@bardgal) September 17, 2012
#GOPRomneyBlamesObama Sanjaya not winning American Idol.— Tally Briggs (@bardgal) September 17, 2012
#GOPRomneyBlamesObama For the Tom Cruise/Katie Holmes breakup.— Tally Briggs (@bardgal) September 17, 2012
#GOPRomneyBlamesObama for the cancellation of Jersey Shore.— Tally Briggs (@bardgal) September 17, 2012
3 podium slaps!!
Fire up! Triple Podium Slap!
Fired (lol, in bed sick so spelling is gone to hell…)
You beat me to the podium-slap count Alycee! So sorry to hear you’re unwell, get well VERY soon.
DF, you, and I are OBots for sure. I still laughing at myself for automatically recognizing the slap count.
Thanks for the get well wishes. Hell of a week to be down. I hosted a day of action this past Saturday. This week I have a ton of tax work, a Dem meeting, a municipal budget meeting, planning for the Oct 6 GOTV rehersal, and packing. I’m headed to Barcelona on Sunday for a jazz cruise; as my house is a staging location, I need to get it set up before I go.
Podium-slap-counters of the world unite! Wow, Barcelona – what a fantastic trip, what an amazing city. Hope you’re hale and hearty by then Alycee, I’m sure you will be – just look after yourself
WOW! You are busy, busy, busy! That jazz cruise should make you feel better though:) Jazz makes everything better! I am an OBot…I am not ashamed! Feel better:) If it makes you feel so “not alone” I’m nursing my broken foot, broken toe..whatever it is I managed to give myself. Walking around with a big boot on my foot….I had such plans for my 3 days off work….
One thing that is different between now and 08, they only play 5-10 minutes of the Rallies or speeches.
This is so the Pundits can talk and set the narrative. In 08, the President went around the media, this makes it tougher to get the message out, if they are cutting Him off.
No one takes these damn pundiots seriously. People have access to PBO’s full speeches. They are all over Youtube, CSPAN, Twitter, etc. #FORWARD
I have an I phone!
Willard wishes he had one, but I’m afraid he wouldn’t know what to do with it. Probably mistake it for a Tax-Cheater’s Adding Machine.
LOL! The I phone dies not allow me to see his rallies.
You probably need to download an ap for that. I don’t have an iphone, I have a droid.
Okay, this is getting serious: three podium slaps
Dear #PBO we face the starkest choice America has had, not in a generation, but since 1774, 1861 & 1932. TY for LEADING! cc: @davidaxelrod— Bobfr (@Our4thEstate) September 17, 2012
POTUS is preaching. Got the crowd shouting "yeah!"— (@LiberalPhenom) September 17, 2012
RT @ashb_knows: This is what fired up, and ready to go looks like in Cincinnati for @BarackObama! #Obama2012 instagr.am/p/PruwBELAk1/— Obama for America OH (@OFA_OH) September 17, 2012
POTUS: You've gotta register to vote before Oct. 9th. You've gotta show up and vote early starting Oct 2nd! OFA.BO/VoteOH— Obama for America OH (@OFA_OH) September 17, 2012
CNN cut the sound as soon as Springsteen started playing at the end of Obama’s speech. Don’t like to hear “We take care of our own”? Not fans of the Boss? Not fans of Obama supporters reaching out for a handshake? hmmmmm.
At least CNN did not cut him off?
cspan.org still going
In a story on voter fraud @nytimes didn't feel the need to inform readers that in-person fraud basically doesn't exist
bit.ly/R7Isjz— Mother Jones (@MotherJones) September 17, 2012
Beautiful day here in western Washington, beautiful day for DONATING, DONATING, want to keep the momentum going in the correct direction for this country, re-election of PBO, also donating to other key players we need. Have beautiful day everyone.
Romney faces a crushing reality: Middle-aged white men alone can't get him elected salon.com/2012/09/17/why… #GOP2012— Salon.com (@Salon) September 17, 2012
@Salon That and the fact that many middle-aged white men find him to be a lying, craven, bully wimp.— Bobfr (@Our4thEstate) September 17, 2012
He’s really feeling the love and energy — now back up on stage shaking hands. LOVE IT!
Our Prez has really tightened up his speech over time . I loved what I heard today with him enumerating point by point
what his plans are. This is so unlike R&R with their vague outline and no ARITHMETIC. PBO’s speech is lean and clean with MATH included.
Yes indeed- he hit every single issue hard & fast… loving it all
He let the mittbot hog all the silly season before labor day while letting the ads frame willard all the time and then started his real campaign now.
I guess if you have an I-Phone, like me, you will not be able to watch the Rallies?
As the MSM cuts Him off in mid sentence, to go to a Pundit that tells us absolutely nothing!
A moment of exceptional oratorical beauty ….
“Now, I understand my opponent has been running around Ohio claiming he’s going to roll up his sleeves and take the fight to China,” Obama will say in Cincinatti, according to prepared remarks. “But here’s the thing: His experience has been owning companies that were called ‘pioneers’ in the business of outsourcing jobs to countries like China. Pioneers! Ohio, you can’t stand up to China when all you’ve done is send them our jobs.”
PBO in Cincinnati 17 Sept 2012 – http://livewire.talkingpointsmemo.com/entry/obama-romney-cant-stand-up-to-china-after
Yo @MittRomney the good people of Cincinnati were reminded, beautifully, of your 'China expertise' tinyurl.com/9rfnmqb cc: @stefcutter— Bobfr (@Our4thEstate) September 17, 2012
I LOVED that!! People get it!
.@BarackObama: "Hello Cincinnati!" The crowd's response: deafening applause. #Forward2012 instagr.am/p/PruJiYoomg/— Obama for America OH (@OFA_OH) September 17, 2012
Another good picture.
Love that Jovie, thank you!
4500 in Cincinnati-
I just heard Mark Knoller’s head explode somewhere.
Video: Obama tells Ohio crowd: "I've actually done my own taxes." youtu.be/vt68-ajVZnI— Keith Boykin (@keithboykin) September 17, 2012
I don’t know about some of the other folks.
Those damned tax-returns are not going away baybee.
Latina voters plan to vote for President Obama by a margin of 74% to 21% for Romney – a 53 point gap latinodecisions.com/blog/2012/09/1…— The Obama Diary (@TheObamaDiary) September 17, 2012
But, but, but Rubio..
rubio has been rubbed out under etch-a-sketch.
Chips!! This is important! Would you, could you. EMBIGGIN THIS??? This is for all the marbles, and one big reason why this election is SO important:)
Done! That’s an amazing graphic DF, thanks a million – new post! http://theobamadiary.com/2012/09/17/a-tale-of-two-courts/
Something tells me that the media won’t leave PBO alone after 2017.
They’re obsessed with him. They whine and moan yet can’t help wagging their tails every time his name is mentioned.
LOL! I just saw MM on CNN, at the Occupy movement anniversary.
He said, a movement starts with just a few People.
Good, because that ALL their was, a few People…
There is not conclusive evidence, however, to substantiate a clear relationship between the 65-year steady reduction in the top tax rates and economic growth. Analysis of such data suggests the reduction in the top tax rates have had little association with saving, investment, or productivity growth. However, the top tax rate reductions appear to be associated with the increasing concentration of income at the top of the income distribution.
It was a ruse…to allow the rich to get richer, gain power, and screw you. Surprise!
Here you go Hopefruit,
Pres Obama says Mitt Romney can't stand up to China if all he's done is send jobs to China.— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) September 17, 2012
Romney Campaign quick to charge Pres Obama with "recycling false and debunked attacks" that Romney shipped jobs overseas.— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) September 17, 2012
What an Ass.
@markknoller Pathetic Mark, truly pathetic. #BainMitt's China exploits are well documented just ask your buddy @DavidCornDC cc: @PressSec— Bobfr (@Our4thEstate) September 17, 2012
Streaming – President Obama departs Columbus, Ohio: http://www.wlwt.com/news/local-news/cincinnati/Live-Video-President-Barack-Obama-s-visit-to-Cincinnati/-/13549970/16630822/-/gjbcspz/-/index.html
PBO crashes wedding in Iowa, leaves awesome gift:
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