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David Gregory Asks Obama
´Is This Your Lincoln Moment?´

Newsbusters, by Noel Sheppard

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Posted By:JoniTx, 12/30/2012 5:17:55 PM

Of all the gushing, fawning, sycophantic things uttered by Obama-loving media members in 2012, David Gregory´s fiscal cliff question posed to the President on Sunday´s Meet the Press has to be on the list of the year´s top ten. "Is this your Lincoln moment?" (video follows with transcript and commentary): PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: Winston Churchill used to say that we Americans, you know, we try every other option before we finally do the right thing. After everything else is exhausted, we eventually do the right thing. And I think that that´s true for Congress as well.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: starboard, 12/30/2012 5:22:05 PM     (No. 9090404)

Pure tripe.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Nimby, 12/30/2012 5:22:19 PM     (No. 9090405)

David Gregory is a reprehensible creature

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Reply 3 - Posted by: jeffreyabigail, 12/30/2012 5:24:03 PM     (No. 9090409)

Even Obama was taken aback by this comment.

How is David Gregory still on the air?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Spidey, 12/30/2012 5:25:14 PM     (No. 9090411)

Who´s Gregory to decide what the right thing is?caving to higher taxes and more absurd spending isn´t the+ right thing in my book.Making it as easy as possible for business to operate is but that´s becoming a thing of the past unless you have an insider connection to a dem operative.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: muggy, 12/30/2012 5:43:16 PM     (No. 9090423)

Mr. Gregory. I knew Tim Russert. Tim Russert was a friend of ours. You´re no Tim Russert.

I truly enjoyed listening to Russert and miss him. Although he worked for two libs, Mario Cuomo and Daniel Patrick Moynihan, he was fairly bipartisan and fair in his questioning of guests.

David Gregory has secured his perch on the glitterati´s "A" guest list at the DC cocktail party circuit.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Dante, 12/30/2012 5:50:10 PM     (No. 9090428)

It´s insane that Zero has never been questioned about all the miserable failures of his disastrous, criminal administration.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Subal, 12/30/2012 5:51:28 PM     (No. 9090429)

Gregory can schlep Piers Morgan´s bags when they both leave the country!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: earlybird, 12/30/2012 5:52:47 PM     (No. 9090432)

Did these bromancers do a little gangnam turn around the studio floor? Or was this in the Oval Office? I refused to watch so will not read any transcript...

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Illinois Mom, 12/30/2012 5:59:24 PM     (No. 9090446)

He quotes Churchill of all people?

We just got back from "visiting" the family at the cemetery...I told my husband, you know things are getting bad when you start envying the residents of Queen of Heaven.

At least they don´t have to witness this upsidedown mess.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: eoddad, 12/30/2012 6:00:49 PM     (No. 9090447)

Why hasn´t Davey been arrested for breaking DC gun law. Oh, That´s right two sets of justice one for Leftist and another for Patriotic Americans.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: fireboy, 12/30/2012 6:17:57 PM     (No. 9090457)

Mr. President, Lincoln gave black people freedom. You give them free phones. Aren´t you too alike?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: nonsense, 12/30/2012 6:29:02 PM     (No. 9090467)

The man does not look well. Will we be receiving a health report in January? Doesn´t the potus usually have a medical exam and then release the results so that the American people know the state of his health. The Transparency regime owes us some answers.

The glazed look in his eyes is cause for concern.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: lanczos, 12/30/2012 6:29:41 PM     (No. 9090468)

"Mr. President, is this your Karl Marx Moment?"


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Reply 14 - Posted by: Vaquero45, 12/30/2012 6:30:13 PM     (No. 9090470)

Zero would have to stand on Moochelle´s shoulders to kiss Winston Churchill´s backside.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: hamrman, 12/30/2012 6:33:32 PM     (No. 9090474)

Yuk...more compost from "Meet The Depressed"!

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Reply 16 - Posted by: trackman999, 12/30/2012 6:34:44 PM     (No. 9090475)

obama banished the bust of Winston Churchill from the Oval Office, yet he quotes him?

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Reply 17 - Posted by: nonsense, 12/30/2012 6:36:42 PM     (No. 9090477)

Sorry for the double post, but I just read what #9 wrote and I am so thankful. I have similar thoughts even though they do not seem logical. I look at the obits and think of all the lucky senior folks who have now escaped the on-going destruction of the country.

Very sad to think this way and feel so miserable during the oppression of the tyrannical Obama years.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: jimkata, 12/30/2012 6:50:18 PM     (No. 9090488)

Lincoln...Hitler... whatever... /s

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Reply 19 - Posted by: halfnorsk, 12/30/2012 7:07:31 PM     (No. 9090500)

In every 1-on-1 interview, Obama constantly glances down and to his left. It seem obvious that, even in these "conversations," the man is totally scripted, uttering blah-blah-blah without a single cell vibrating in his brain.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Udanja99, 12/30/2012 7:09:02 PM     (No. 9090504)

Zippy never has and never will get anything right.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: mws50, 12/30/2012 7:12:47 PM     (No. 9090508)

Thanks, David, for providing more proof that journalism has devolved into the dumbest profession on this planet.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: sgtfox of the jarhead clan, 12/30/2012 7:20:57 PM     (No. 9090515)

Many of Obama´s supporters think Lincoln was a great Democrat.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Lalo, 12/30/2012 7:30:28 PM     (No. 9090522)

First of all, not sure why anyone would think Tim Russert was such a great friend. He was nice man and relatively fair (qualities which are cause for dismissal now - witness Jake Tapper) - but no conservative by a long shot though a thousand heads and shoulders over what we have now.

As for the article, Obama´s quoting Churchill is further evidence of the genius of his advisors, and possibly of himself, in spotting areas of criticism and successfully neutralizing them with the general public, one by one (a/k/a fooling most of the people most of the time). It´s interesting that the quote he picked was also one that was hugely left-handed as compliments ago.

Truly, it appears that we can´t win at this point. The only talking heads show I caught this morning, and just for a moment, was ABC Sunday Morning. Their token conservative was Tim Pawlenty, who for the moment I happened to watch was handily minimalized, casually condescended to and summarily stomped on by the female reporter who responded to his comment.

We are still losing so badly, and from the comments around here, I feel we will continue to. The public has us pegged as racist, uncool, and uncaring about the 47%. We need, not more conservative candidates particularly, but candidates who can turn those perceptions around. I ask you: Who was the last Republican to win two elections in a row? Do I hear something about "compassionate conservative"? One would think Romney could have filled that bill, but he blew it with the 47% comment and by a naivete that surfaced undeniably when it surfaced that he did not believe it was possible he could lose (and, in my opinion, by not picking Rubio).

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Keekng, 12/30/2012 7:38:31 PM     (No. 9090528)

Anyone else hurl when reading this?

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Reply 25 - Posted by: nina584, 12/30/2012 7:45:28 PM     (No. 9090534)

What a certified moron and boot licker this guy is.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Sfacheem, 12/30/2012 8:01:42 PM     (No. 9090547)

#25: "boot licker"? You are more polite than I am regarding where Gregory places his mouth.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: lil dotty, 12/30/2012 8:01:54 PM     (No. 9090548)

Oh yes. It´s his Lincoln moment, David. He is not worth ONE RED CENT. A bit tarnished, a bit worn, and becoming rapidly oxidized

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Reply 28 - Posted by: silencedogood, 12/30/2012 8:04:42 PM     (No. 9090550)

Abe was a supporter of the American Colonializtion Society.


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Reply 29 - Posted by: Stopstoreload, 12/30/2012 8:15:22 PM     (No. 9090557)

Kay eye ess ess eye in gee !!

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Reply 30 - Posted by: snapper451, 12/30/2012 8:17:11 PM     (No. 9090559)

What a pathetic example of a "journalist".

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Reply 31 - Posted by: ArtieC, 12/30/2012 8:27:45 PM     (No. 9090569)

What is a "Lincoln moment?" And wasn´t Lincoln a Republican?

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Reply 32 - Posted by: Pros7767, 12/30/2012 8:38:53 PM     (No. 9090575)

#24, just got back from the bathroom.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: glcinpdx, 12/30/2012 8:45:24 PM     (No. 9090582)

My question to David Gregory: Is this you Monica Lewinsky Moment?

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Reply 34 - Posted by: bigken2, 12/30/2012 9:02:34 PM     (No. 9090613)

i did #24

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Reply 35 - Posted by: Vivi, 12/30/2012 9:03:05 PM     (No. 9090616)

Yes David. Yes it is. How perceptive of you. Obama´s just like Lincoln and you´re absolutely brilliant.

Can you hear the people sing? Oops sorry. Wrong movie.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: tlyons1, 12/30/2012 10:39:56 PM     (No. 9090737)

#14.....what came ´out´ of Sir Winston´s backside actually WAS zero and moochelle stuff!!!

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Reply 37 - Posted by: Veritas2009, 12/30/2012 11:11:53 PM     (No. 9090761)

Lincoln moment? Ford´s theater?

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Reply 38 - Posted by: billa, 12/31/2012 3:32:54 AM     (No. 9090868)

The lack of intelligence by Gregory, BO and their audience is mind blowing.

Licoln was a Republican. BO a Democrat. Lincoln set in motion to remove slavery for blacks which took many years to acheive. BO and his ilk (many previous Dem Presidents as well) have reduced blacks to slavery through welfare, entitlements and affirmative action.

Lincoln was a stateman and BO a typical gangsta thug.

Amazing how people have zero shame in revealing their complete ignorance.

And with respect to the poster that stated that a lot of people believe that Lincoln was a Democrat...is so true. In a college American history course more than half the class believed that the course text book made a typograhical error in identifying Lincoln as a Republican. And, I took this course 20 years ago. I imagine that probably 90% of college grads think that Lincoln was a Dem.



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Usually the type of Republicans MSNBC hosts invite on their shows are either craven RINO types who can be depended upon to trash talk fellow Republicans, or the more inarticulate, dimmer bulbs in the party who fail to communicate conservative positions effectively. MSNBC host Chris Hayes had an entirely different type of animal on his hands with PA Americans For Prosperity Director, Jennifer Stefano. In fact, he´s probably still licking his wounds after the nasty confrontation he had with her, Wednesday night in a debate over the latest ObamaCare delay. He got off on the wrong foot by introducing Stefano

Britain: 2 People Catch
Tuberculosis from Pet Cat

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Associated Press, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 3/27/2014 12:16:26 PM     Post Reply
London - England’s public health agency says two people have caught tuberculosis from a pet cat, the first time the bacterial disease has been documented to spread from cat to human. In a report published Thursday, Public Health England said it concluded TB samples taken from the cat and from two people in contact with the animal were “indistinguishable” and that the cat was considered to be “the likely source of infection.” Between December 2012 and last April, veterinarians identified TB in nine pet cats in Berkshire and Hampshire, west of London. Public Health England said the two people who caught TB were recovering and said the risk

´Funny´ Feminist: I´d ´Personally Like to
Castrate Every Male Conservative Christian´

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NewsBusters, by Tim Graham    Original Article
Posted By: Drive- 3/27/2014 12:17:28 PM     Post Reply
Joe Newby at The Washington Examiner has found a real doozy of a “comedian.” Her name is Laura Levites – with obviously no connection to the priests of the Old Testament. (She´s an atheist with a fondness for Ricky Gervais.) "I would personally like to castrate every Male Conservative Christian so that they have NO reproductive rights," she wrote on Twitter, using the hashtag "#HobbyLobby." She certainly knows how to draw attention to herself. Newby said that’s not all. She also expressed her hatred of Christians in a tweet calling conservative Christians "******bags," claiming they are "really trying" her patience.


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