Watch Obama Debt Ceiling Address Live

Tyler Durden's picture

It's time for your daily teleprompted brainwashing. Frontal lobes: out.


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derryb's picture

"The fact that we are here today to debate raising America’s debt limit is a sign of leadership failure. It is a sign that the U.S. Government can’t pay its own bills. It is a sign that we now depend on ongoing financial assistance from foreign countries to finance our Government’s reckless fiscal policies. … Increasing America’s debt weakens us domestically and internationally. Leadership means that ‘the buck stops here. Instead, Washington is shifting the burden of bad choices today onto the backs of our children and grandchildren. America has a debt problem and a failure of leadership. Americans deserve better.” …….. Senator Barack Obama

magpie's picture

How many hours late ?

MiguelitoRaton's picture

Just turn the teleprompter around and we'll read it...except for his base, they can't read.

GeneMarchbanks's picture

This is the money shot!

derryb's picture

only if barney is there to catch it.

GeneMarchbanks's picture

Please Please Please announce Quantitative Pleasing... Yeah... Ooooo... Uhhhhh... mmmmmm...

MiguelitoRaton's picture

Drink every time he says "rich" or "wealthy" class warfare Bitchez!

knavechild's picture

I also drink everytime he refers to "Firefighters and teachers".  Its a classic.

ninja-ish's picture

here it is: the end of the dollar. good riddance!

Dr. Engali's picture

Not yet! I don't have enough gold and silver.

LaLiLuLeLo's picture

too many rich people building corporate jets for other rich people. greedy bastards...

TwelfthVulture's picture

Is this motherfucker ever on time for anything?

Doubleguns's picture

Hes pulling his head out of his ass again to catch a breath and see if his shadow shows up on the teleprompter.

accumbens's picture

and the DOW is still above 12k!!!!

CrankItTo11's picture

Yeah they're really fighting off 12,000. Unbelievable. Will they ever stop propping it up and just let it die?

accumbens's picture

GDP under estimations, consumer confidence down, debt ceiling issues, unemployment. and so on but the DOW stil stands up

BC6's picture

I'm sure Barry is just as pissed as the rest of us because it takes away his time from the golf course. And furthermore, the more time he has to educate us plebs, the worse his handicap becomes.

Dr. Engali's picture

Blah blh blah....... corporate jets ........blah blah blah....... wealthy............. blah bla blah

TruthInSunshine's picture

Meanwhile, locust like swarms of private jets are seen heading from the U.S. towards Paraguay.

16º to 32º S latitude, 47º to 56º W longitude

JSD's picture

Nothing like being fashionably late to a debt ceiling address.  "The address starts at 10:20?  Okay, I'll be there at 10:35."

SILVER_GIRL's picture

I´m siting on my chair... :)

Go Obama go...

Dr. Impossible's picture

Does he admit the P.O.T.U.S. is a failed office and then disolve it, and all its compononts,  to the hands of Congress?

magpie's picture

He folds himself into Supercongress - Transformers !

voshnishki's picture

Drinkin' the koolaid.

Jeronimo's picture

Let's wait till it's over to judge; the speech that is....

Cdad's picture

Show us your teeth, President Obama.  It is time for the nation to see who you really are.

g's picture

He's toothless.

Cdad's picture

Toothless?  You have not been paying attention.  The damage he has done and can continue to do to this nation is enormous.  Watch as the divider does his work in the midst of this chaos.

g's picture

I will concede that point.

TheFourthStooge-ing's picture

He's sackless.

There, I fixed it for you.


itiswhatitis's picture

Will POTUS use a last minute 14th Amendment play at this news conference as authority to raise the ceiling on his own?  And what would that do to the markets? Strange times indeed.....

rsnoble's picture

I've had enough for one day and will be shutting this "highway to hell" machine off.  LOL, that's what my grandma calls the PC.

scratch_and_sniff's picture

ha ha, shes on the money then, but remind her that hell cant hold a candle to the interweb.

pepperspray's picture

10 minutes late and counting

Dr. Engali's picture

Hey what is with the #666666 margin under the screen? Trying to tell us something Tyler?

Seasmoke's picture

always late , taking one more hit off the crack pipe