Skip to comments.Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 2 December 2012
Posted on 12/02/2012 4:47:54 AM PST by Alas Babylon!
The Talk Shows
December 2nd, 2012
Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows:
FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner; House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio.
MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Geithner; Sens. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., and Bob Corker, R-Tenn.; Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md.; Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform.
FACE THE NATION (CBS): Geithner; Sens. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., and Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.; Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich.
THIS WEEK (ABC): Geithner; Reps. Tom Cole, R-Okla., and Keith Ellison, D-Minn.
STATE OF THE UNION (CNN): Geithner; Sens. Mark Warner, D-Va., and Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H.; Gov. Brian Schweitzer, D-Mont.
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM NBC's "Meet the Press"
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ABC's "This Week"
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM "Fox News Sunday"
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM CNN's "State of the Union"
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM CBS's "Face The Nation"
Listen at the link above WHILE you FReep!
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Thanks for thread A.B. Your Tide certainly had hands full of Bulldog, but now gets to take on The Luck of the Irish.
Ran across this nice 4:48 tribute to Reagan:
"Public officials should not be chosen
if they are lacking in experience, training,
proven virtue, and demonstrated wisdom. "
Hey, if she can go on all five and get away with lying to the nation—where four Americans were murdered by Al Qaeda; not a mob of Muslims ignited to rage over a slander of their religion—surely Tim should have a shot at a couple of whoppers, too.
Given that we witnessed her lying... Let us be ready for Tim’s. See how many you can find!
Morning AB, All.
Love your graphic AB. As always, thank you AB for doing this thread. Won’t be back except much later today as it is my church’s ten year anniversary and I am hip deep in the festivities.
Not that I mind but I’m nervous, and a bit excited.
First, I was on the 10 year planning committee. I did a lot of work on it too, majorly serving as secretary, taking the little puter to meetings, typing the meeting minutes, later proofing and sending out. Last eight months been involved in this.
Second, come to find out that since I am on the Finance Council (indeed, though I am no Kabar, I was an accountant for 30 years or so, have served on the church Finance council off and on over the past ten years, so church hires new business manager they call me back, wise move. I know my stuff)....Finance Council members will be serving as “greeters” in the Parish Life Center...which includes me.
Pastor spending $5,000 just on whores de ovaries, TV screens around PLC showing history of church, big plans....and...THE BISHOP IS COMING!
So here I am serving as a Guide, also working on committee and expected to help out in that regard.
Than choir director announces since Bishop is coming big day for choir. At that point we have practice two nights a week, singing BIG BIG songs...we even have a trumpet playing with us to “Joyful, Joyful We Adore Thee”...also snare drum, xylophone. Also band is playing.
Choir director then , heh, assigns a solo to the altos in the choir. Welp, there’s really only two altos that sing with any kind of loudness, one of which is me.
The other is a beautiful singer who reaches all kind of high notes that I can only aspire to.
But while I might not be a soloist singer, I am a very good choir singer. My range might only be three notes but I sing those three notes very well.
So this song the choir director has the altos leading off with....once again this is de facto TWO people...is right in my three note range. The other alto singer with the beautiful voice, well you don’t think I was daunted now did you?
Last Thursday we practice. Soprano comes up....made my day...”You altos sound so pretty in that solo part. Your voices just meld so well, you sound like angels.”
And so we do. Cause I recorded one of our practice sessions, even played for my husband and daughter, and you know what....WE SOUND GREAT!
The lady with the beautiful voice....that voice is held up and supported by my own tenor type of tone and hey, I thought it sounded good. Made my day when another choir member put it so well.
But I’m a bit nervous, folks, could hardly sleep. Had my hair colored and highlighted, must wear black skirt and white blouse, bought new.
Wish me luck and maybe later today I’ll be back.
How can Timmy defend what his boss has proposed? I can’t bring myself to watch. The hell with it.
I think the biggest flip of the finger from Obama/Gerthner et al, is that removal of congressional approval re the debt ceiling.
That is so gob-smacking ALL of congress, and the American people. The pubs ought to walk out and make the Democrats vote on it.
But don’t mind me cause I’m still reeling from the election. Now, just cause MY sensibilities are offended by an administration that wants to take over the world, I have learned that the majority, maybe not a big majority but enough to win an election, don’t think at all like I do. In fact, I doubt that the audacity of asking for congress to give up its power of the purse strings even registered on the minds of the “majority” of this country.
Been reading and listening all week to various pundits and talk radio hosts about what the pubs should do and by me, absolutely NOBODY has the answer.
Well I’ll tell you what to do.....CHANGE WHAT YOU’RE DOING!
A new party has to be established, the Tea Party. Take your time, get used to the idea. Cause those Blue Bloods elected GOP are simply not up to the task, they’ve proven it time and again with bad candidates and by accepting the Democrat talking points.
That’s what to do.....
....maybe more later.
Im on all week, EVERY week! Try the veal!
Thanks for thread A.B. Your Tide certainly had hands full of Bulldog, but now gets to take on The Luck of the Irish.
What a line up!
I feel a thrill running down my leg.
That was some coffee I spilled in my lap, instead.
How can Timmy defend what his boss has proposed? I cant bring myself to watch. The hell with it.
The lies don’t even have to be elegant, coherent or without self-contradiction. Instead, its the old KBG playbook. The more told, the less likely they’ll be defrocked.
Quantity, Boris, quantity.
A new party has to be established, the Tea Party. Take your time, get used to the idea. Cause those Blue Bloods elected GOP are simply not up to the task, theyve proven it time and again with bad candidates and by accepting the Democrat talking points.
Thats what to do.....
Ugh. I’m 63—and if I were 36 I’d probably be too old.
Drag it kicking and screaming to the Right. Now our county is getting my posts once a week and am educating them on what Conservatism is.
The establishment is not happy.
Pray for America
Good question, how the Tea Party will rise.
IF it should rise.
First, I’d sit back and see what the current crop of pubs do. I dunno, maybe they’ll surprise us, maybe they’ll grow a backbone or suddenly fight for the country their children and grandchildren will inherit.
With each failure on the part of the Blue Bloods, if it comes to that, the need for a Tea Party will become apparent. Now don’t go telling me a third party will reduce GOP influence. As if it isn’t bad already. They gave us Dole, McCain, HW Bush, and Dubya....who never bothered to defend himself-causing more damange than most anything.
We need a leader, of course, and as of now I see only two people possibly filling the spot....Limbaugh or Levin.
Oh the new Tea Party won’t have much power but we’ll know that going in. we’re already outnumbered by Dems and the Blue Blood GOP will drift more to where they’ve been drifting for yea many years....to the left.
But at least us Tea Party types, who carry this country on our back, will HAVE A VOICE IN THINGS.
It’s what I think will happen if the elected GOP fails at the task assigned them.
I wish them well.
When a Republican is interviewed, the shows almost always start with a video clip of a Democrat criticizing the R in some pertinent way. Just a ‘fair and balance’ thing! Russert was a master and all have taken to the ploy.
I wonder how many of today’s five interviews of Timmy will air the McConnell’s guffaw? All of them, some of them, or was it a condition of having his appearance that the guffaw be “off the table.”
That’s because Congress has become the domain of the evil white Republican that can, according to community organizer Alinskyism, be simply ignored as reactionary forces to the ultimately prevailing revolution.
The Constitution doesn’t matter, as long as the Supreme Court decides it doesn’t, like this past Summer over Obamacare.
I’m convinced that the Republic is dead. All hail the glorious people’s revolution!
Wallace counters Geithner and says the ‘winding down the war’ spending is a budget gimmick.
Geithner claims it is real.
Wallace implies that the Obama Admin would then need more wars to have that amount to apply to the budget.
“A lie repeated a thousand times becomes truth”
—Hitler, in Mein Kampf
Timmy said they have lots of budget cut. They're counting the money they're cutting by winding down 2 wars ... Chris Wallace was shocked!
All hail the glorious peoples revolution!
Yes, we are there. I well remember the years when Americans were inconvenienced by industrial workers’ strikes. As a lover of language I noticed what was said, and then reported about the positions and demands of both sides in the negotiations.
Summary: the workers asked for the moon, knowing that they would advance as far as they could intimidate the ‘suits’ into accepting.
This is exactly what Geithner, Obama, Jarrett and the other Red Diaper Doper babies in office today are doing.
There is NO way that Republicans can ever win the approval of the media and the general public, so they have to face this fact. The suits in long gone industries never had the support of the media and the public - they were the RICH!!!
What happened, though: the entire workforce lost their nice incomes in the quest for ever more.
I see our country in the same position as, for example, the steel industry of the 1980s.
Scary and extremely depressing.
Saw Geithner on FNS, I could feel my blood pressure rising just watching the smarmy little weasel.
Boner now up with Wallace denying Geithner’s positions talking about RATs taking us “over the cliff”.
WE’VE ALREADY GONE OVER THE CLIFF!
Boehner says the Admin would spend all the money if they got it.
Wallace, almost incredulous, ‘they wouldn’t pay down the debt with it?’
Boehner laughs, ‘no they wouldn’t.’
Wallace starts a list of what will and won’t be cut.
[typical of setup for a ‘gotcha’]
Boehner doesn’t take the bait, says he won’t debate specifics with Wallace unless/until Wallace has authority to sign any budget deal.
WOw - hope your big day goes smoothly. I’m sure you will look beautiful and sound like angels! Blessings to you and your congregation today!!
On the other hand, I am dumbfounded by Obie's audacity with a request for unlimited debt limits. It's so over-the-top, R's are forced to say no.
So, which game are we playing with our country's well being ?
Sorry folks, but Boner sounds as smarmy as Geitner.
I am SO sick of politics right now and all the wrangling, whining, backstabbing, never-ending campaigning, crooks running government, etc. that I do not have the stomach to watch any of them on TV these days. I’ve been watching a lot of Christmas movies every evening (Hallmark, etc.). It’s ‘escapism’ ... but necessary for my psyche. Thanks for the thread - at least I can find out what the current version of the latest lies happens to be without having to actually watch them utter the words.
You make it happen by continuing to get more TEApublicans elected until they take over leadership within the House and Senate Republican Cockeye.
This could happen in the next election. IF TEA-activists and candidates "git-er-done"
Meanwhile over on mtp dnc dave is apoplectic in getting our side to admit that we ware willing to bend over and raise tax rates and break our no tax pledge. Its a if dnc Dave is Hitler and is demanding that we raise taxes even though it wont help.DNC dave is desperate to get us to admit that ozero is a legitimate potus and he should demand respect. Never gonna happen.
DNC Dave phrases every argument that its always our fault for not raising taxes,never a word about cutting spending.
Let it bleed!
Excellent job, keep up the good work sir.
Take a look at what they DID. They've now been in there for a while, the TEApublicans were mostly freshman, and the others have a longer track record.
Any of them can be taken out in two years. It's time to get ready for the next mid-terms.
LADIES AND GENTLEMEN....START YOUR ENGINES!
Fox news panel. All should roll over for Obama. The press still covers his butt left or right.
Grover Norquist must go.
In other words, if Obama takes us over the fiscal cliff, Bohner and the house GOP’s aren’t going to give Obama money for some very serious spending programs like Obamacare.
I think the GOP need to not fund that mess anyways.
What exactly is the difference between the Commurats and the GOP? I forgot.
They twist and turn everything.
Maria,"money honey--cnbc" brings up how bout some spending cuts? Dividend taxes the biggest threat,401's etc pensions,it removes incentives,she's great.
so it will be with Republicans who sign on to this idiocy.
You answered your own question. The Rs will be the bad guys no matter what results from these so-called “negotiations.”
I PRAY that they will not forget GHWB’s words and how they were used as a cudgel against him forevermore. If they keep his experience in mind it just may give them enough spine to keep saying no to Obama and his friends.
Truly good! Doesn't get much better!
Zero as a bank robber!!
Wow! Good for Grover!
The RATs are 100% wild-eyed, baby-killing, green-weenie, P/M union-thug whackjobs.
The GOP are about 40%
Norquist "we need tv cameras on the hearings",bring in c-spam.They don't want to hear that.
If Norquist is dirty he's slicker than obozo.
And Kristol doesn't understand that raising the rates will split the GOP possibly causing the emergence of a third party. That is the real reason Obama is pushing this.
The sad part is that there will be no real reduction in spending. If we can't reduce spending by $100 billion a year in a $3.7 trillion annual budget, then both parties are not serious about the financial extremis this country is in. We are in dire straits and all these people want to do is rearrange the deck chairs on the Titanic.
Mark Steyn posted a brilliant column on the subject. Mark Steyn: America not paying its fair share You cannot simultaneously enjoy American-sized taxes and European-sized government. One or the other has got to go."