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Get Ready To #AskObama Why The Country's Credit Card Is Maxed Out

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Wed, 07/06/2011 - 13:49 | 1430316 deepsouthdoug
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Ha!  Only softball tweets allowed.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:01 | 1430371 j0nx
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This. More pre-screened MSM propaganda softballs lobbed at the emperor.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 15:28 | 1430678 JW n FL
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http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/promises/obameter/rulings/promise-broken/?page=1

A Lobby Whore is a Lobby Whore is a Lobby Whore!

Death of America Movie http://t.co/wpZqChk

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 17:00 | 1430882 TrafficNotHere
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Does the teleprompter have access to the twitter feeds for the replies?

Thu, 07/07/2011 - 06:50 | 1430885 TrafficNotHere
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double post

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:26 | 1430448 nedwardkelly
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It looks like the host is sitting on the bat

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:28 | 1430457 andybev01
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It's an aluminum bat hooked up to a battery, just in case he slips up and asks a real question.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 15:29 | 1430680 JW n FL
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http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/promises/obameter/rulings/promise-broken/?page=1

A Lobby Whore is a Lobby Whore is a Lobby Whore!

Death of America Movie http://t.co/wpZqChk

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:41 | 1430506 equity_momo
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Nope , thats Michelle's dick.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:46 | 1430533 jus_lite_reading
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Ask Obama where that TV is made..... then ask him why it is not made here in the US of A....

 

 

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 15:32 | 1430689 Michael
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I see his lips moving but nothing of substance or value is coming out of his mouth.

I'm convinced BO is just your typical Joe six-pack moron. He has no clue of the complex reasons why we are in such a mess and has no clue how to fix it.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 15:50 | 1430736 Id fight Gandhi
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Twitters non existent business model yet keeps getting money thrown at it. Not hard to see the Joo run social media will be controlling people's opinions.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 13:50 | 1430320 Gene Parmesan
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I've heard that insinuating that the US is broke is tantamount to terrorism.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:03 | 1430379 jus_lite_reading
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WHAT A JOKE!!! WHILE Mr. TELEPROMPTER FIDDLES ROME BURNS!!! 

HOLY SHIIT!!!! INFANT DEATHS IN CANADA JUMP 40 PER CENT SINCE FUKUSHIOMA!!!!!!!

http://fiatsfire.blogspot.com/2011/07/what-world-wednesday-first-hand.html

STILL SMOKING LIKE A TEA POT!!!!

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:04 | 1430383 Gully Foyle
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jus_lite_reading

Fuck dude that's off topic and the policy police are out trolling today.

 

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:07 | 1430396 Yen Cross
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 You are the lost link.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:11 | 1430410 Bay of Pigs
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Seriously, I didn't mean to rattle your cage bro. Calm down.

I hate taxes, and distrust the banks and gov't just like you.

So Twitter away! Here's your thread...

 

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:13 | 1430414 slaughterer
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Pssst, all the >TWEETS were written by Steve Liesman.  Do not tell anyone.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:16 | 1430427 Yen Cross
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 I should be so lucky. sick santeli on him!  Lunch time....

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 13:50 | 1430321 Everybodys All ...
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Why do I feel like I'm watching a Hugo Chavez campaign.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:10 | 1430406 pazmaker
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because you are!...and then I see the painted polished and packaged  Romney on the other side and think....it's "dejavu all over again" as Yogi Berra would say.

Romney Obama   Obama Romney.....blending together in my head looking like the same guy!

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:12 | 1430412 Zero Govt
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both as genuine and substantial as a Federal Reserve Note??

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:46 | 1430535 pazmaker
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They sure are!!!!  Turns my stomach!

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 13:52 | 1430326 Alcoholic Nativ...
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Dear Mr. President how did you manage to get the stock market back up and kill Osama Bin laden all at the same time!

4 more years!

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:45 | 1430527 DaveyJones
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Dear Johnny

I faked both of them

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 17:26 | 1430939 Guy Fawkes Mulder
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"Will America's budget deficit bring an end to world peace?"

http://curiouscapitalist.blogs.time.com/2011/07/06/will-america’s-budget-deficit-bring-an-end-to-world-peace

Time Magazine blog

Orwellian Ministry of Truth, Lite

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 13:52 | 1430327 Gubbmint Cheese
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Dear Obama,

I have no questions, I just wanted to say way to go on this recovery, you are awesome

/snark

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 13:53 | 1430328 Rodent Freikorps
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He's so dreamy.

He's high tech, and shit.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 13:54 | 1430341 High Plains Drifter
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he learned how to tweet by watching the teleprompter..

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 13:55 | 1430346 Rodent Freikorps
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He's super smart. I saw him use a Blackberry during the election.

All the college chicks got moist over that.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 13:57 | 1430352 High Plains Drifter
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one thing is for sure. it wasn't a whiteberry.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:00 | 1430370 Doyle Hargraves
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No it was his crackberry...had all his gay friends and dope dealing connections in it!

http://www.wnd.com/?pageId=56626

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:11 | 1430411 Yen Cross
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 Always a butt pirate in the crowd!

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:25 | 1430445 Dr. Richard Head
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They're always after me booty....Arrrrggggghhh

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:28 | 1430455 Rodent Freikorps
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We are approaching butt pirate territory, now.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:39 | 1430489 High Plains Drifter
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do you have the line in vegas about whether or not the debt ceiling will be raised?

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:45 | 1430529 Dr. Richard Head
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Damnit. ...I just got back from Vegas last week and didn't think you could be on that.  I would have dropped quit a bit on the debt ceiling being inreased.  Not going back till end of September, so I guess I am OBL....BHO....I mean SOL. 

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 13:52 | 1430329 apberusdisvet
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Tyler:  you need to have a  portion of this site showing the most egregious example of propaganda/disinformation  of the day.  Methinks the TOTUS would always win.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:03 | 1430382 oldmanagain
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I think Tyler would win.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:05 | 1430387 jus_lite_reading
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I second that...... TD has no chance against the telepromter machine in office....

nothing but propaganda all day from these bought and paid for whores

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 13:52 | 1430330 High Plains Drifter
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Can I tweet the President and tell him that the term "pickup basketball game" does not include trying to pick up guys for homosexual sex.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:27 | 1430452 Dr. Richard Head
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That is not very PC.  Call it "GM channel stuffing" instead.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:35 | 1430475 High Plains Drifter
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I used to go to this crazy biker bar on Shepherd drive in Houston , that was called Dickhead's . He used to go by the name of Richard Head.  I thought it was kind of funny.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 13:53 | 1430335 Commander Cody
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Twitter is for twits not tweets.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 13:53 | 1430336 DonnieD
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Q - How many points have you knocked off your handicap since you've been Leader of the Free World?

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:28 | 1430458 Max Hunter
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Q- How many more countries does the U.S. invades/Bombs before your Nobel prize is recalled?

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:29 | 1430461 Dr. Richard Head
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My uhhhhh handicap is actually inversly related to the stock market as a matter of fact.  Well look....ahhhhhhh......I've been hitting the woods fine all day.  It's just that.....ahhhhh......getting out of the woods is the problem. 

Next question please.

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:36 | 1430481 francis_sawyer
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as many gimme putts that were conceded & mulligans taken

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 13:53 | 1430337 Putty
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If my sister can still get credit, why can't the US?  

Wed, 07/06/2011 - 14:45 | 1430525 Zero Govt
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your Sister still has credit ...the US doesn't have any.. anywhere on the planet!

...except at Bennys place, local junk yard dealer called The Fed for both the Govt and WS, pays top Dollar for any old crap... not surprisingly really but Benny is going out of business shortly   

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