Skip to comments.Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 25 September 2011
Posted on 09/25/2011 5:04:26 AM PDT by Alas Babylon!
The Talk Shows
September 25th, 2011
Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows:
FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): White House adviser David Plouffe; Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.
MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu; New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg; University of Miami President Donna Shalala; former Education Secretary William Bennett; Special Olympics chief executive officer Tim Shriver.
FACE THE NATION (CBS): Florida Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, head of the Democratic National Committee; Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee.
THIS WEEK (ABC): Plouffe; British Prime Minister David Cameron; Hanan Ashrawi, a member of the Palestine Liberation Organization's executive committee.
STATE OF THE UNION (CNN): Plouffe; Gov. Mitch Daniels, R-Ind.; Sens. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Mark Warner, D-Va.
Every US Senator should be quizzed over why the Senate Democrats have not passed a budget and why so many House bills are not brought up for a vote.
Just imagine how the various “Big Media Screaming Faces” would be hammering on this lack of a budget if Republicans were the ones holding it up. They would have charts and chalk boards and iPads and foaming at the mouth guests...
Someone should have kicked his ass when he was scheming with O'Neil.
WOW! (getting back into chair)
Kristol just lauded Cain for being the only one talking about scrapping the tax code, ideas appropriate for the times.
It appears to me that Perry's not fully into the job of winning the Presidency. He had to be tugged into the race. I believe he'd all but kicked off his boots on his retirement couch, but was enticed into one last try for a really big prize.
I believe he said he'd give it a try, using the style that carried the decade in Texas. That may not be enough for this job. I think he believes if the Rick Perry style doesn't work, so be it. He's not willing to work very hard at it. He'll happily head back to the couch.
Hume says Perry showed himself as no conservative because of his position on illegal immigration.
[Trouble is, most of the GOP field score a D on illegal immigration issues. They resort to the same ole canard: ‘secure the border’ (whatever that means), go to the end of the line, pay a fine, yada yada yada.]
In other words, that the selection of Cain isn't evidence that the conservative movement is color blind; but rather, is evidence of the opposite.
Anything to divert attention from the policy issues.
Kristol!! I am on record since 2000 for despising that guy. Still think he instigated the Jeffords jump, know that he was the source of Quayle’s break with Dad Bush (which contributed to the loss), remember him pushing hard for Colin Powell until he gave up and went for McCain, know that he sat in with McCain advisers in lunch meetings to figure out how to stick it to Bush from the Senate.
Bad guy who skulks around the corridors of power causing trouble. Anytime he sticks his oar in, the waters get very troubled.
I don’t understand the idea that Sarah Palin would be a better candidate, much less have a great chance of winning, than Herman Cain.
Thanks for the inside scoop!
Great points Nauti, I wrote this before the straw poll and yes Cain is a great choice. He came to an event in Oregon and spoke, even though I couldn’t make his speech people were very impressed. He could beat Obama and the debates would be worth the price of admission.
Pray for America
What has to originate in the House are bills that are for the purpose of raising revenue - tax bills, and tax bills only.
Spending bills can originate in either chamber.
This made more sense when the federal government more or less stayed within its enumerated spending powers.
Agree. I like Palin very much and will give her serious consideration if she gets in.
Whether she can win the nomination is up in the air. She has a lot of dedicated followers, but I do not know if that will be enough.
I like Cain as well. In some ways he has a better resume than she does. They sure would be a formidable team!
All of the GOP canidates have much better leadership skills then 0, Pelosie and Reid combined. Gregory displays with that question a level of ignorance inexcusable is a so called " Journalists"
Agreed, which is why I wrote that. We already know the MSM won’t do it unless there is a clamoring from the public.
Brit Hume: “Unless the Republicans nominate some freak.”
McCain/Palin didn’t quite make it.
Perhaps Palin/Cain or Cain/Palin will.
Herman Cain has a wonderful history, and strong conservative principles, but his pushing a total tax reform is not going to be a winner among the huge middle group of voters in our country.
It may be fabulous as a policy, but it cannot be debated during a national election campaign. It is a turn-off.
Steve Forbes also had great transformative ideas. Didn’t get him very far when he ran.
No we are not. I glad you love your candidate of choice and want her in the race but by disparaging all the other candidates like this you are carrying the Democrat party's propaganda line.
It is total nonsense.
It has no base what so ever in fact.
You will not generate support for you candidate by trash talking all the other ones
You are going to find that the lamestream, Democrat, Liberal. Left-Wing media will downplay the Herman Cain massive victory in the Florida straw poll big time!!! As usual, they and the political establishments of both political parties do not have a clue that a citizen/voter revolution is in strong progress. Both Perry and Romney are out!!! The Republican ticket, thanks to the Tea Party, will truly be a fully conservative choice. The Herman Cain win is a game changer!!! First it says, “Democrat Party, POTUS Obama, VP, Joe Biden, Congressional Black Caucus, NAACP take your Black racism and stick it where the sun does not shine. The Tea Party is not racist at all. You folks are!!! Second, and more important, the Cain victory sends the message to the Republican establishment types that we, the people, are damned sick and tired of politically correct types like Mitt Romney & Rick Perry!!! This race is not yet underway and much will happen and change until a Pubbie nominee is selected. However, Herman Cain has proved, he is truly a man of courage & determination for all seasons!!! God bless you sir and all your loved ones. Thank for you magnificent service to our country. And......as a side bar, watch how the mainstream media ignores and demeans the Black man that changed the political game in America!!! However, their weak banter and spin will not work at all!!! Herman Cain, this morning is “The American” ......and the American people will not forget his contribution to our country and freedom!!!
Just watched panel on FNS. They talked about the current field and the possibility of someone else getting in.
They absolutely made a point of not even mentioning the name Gov Sarah Palin....what a bunch of A HOLES they all are
Only one they mention is the fat RINO Christie. They continue to disrespect Gov Palin, who is on the verge of announcing her run.
They figure if they ignore her she will go away, I think they must really believe that
Brit Hume, on the panel, just mentioned the lack of a Senate budget bill, minutes from the end of the program.
You’re right, of course. I should have double checked what I wrote better.
And would Bret care to define “some freak?”
I assumed he meant Ron Paul.
Palin-backers! Listen to me, please!
If Sarah Palin wins the omination, she will need the support of ALL Republicans!You will not get that by trashing their candidates in the primaries!
Take a page from herman Cain, and talk up your candidate’s good points, instead of trashing others. As can be seen by the Florida Straw Poll, people respond to that.
You are turning people off by making nasty cracks, and it is not doing Palin any good.
Sad state of affairs, that when a Black man of conservative bent wins a major straw poll by a landslide, and......changes the political game overnight, not one, not one of these Sunday morning shows moved to put him on. Well, American Black folk, you have now witnessed your allies, the liberal, Democrat media at work, keeping you folks down on the economic slavery farm!!! Hopefully, some day, you will wake up and realize liberals, Obama, the CBC and the NAACP are no friends of the American Black community!!!
It goes against their Tea Party is racist groupthink. They can dismiss us because we are racist, sexist, homophobes who are not in the thinking of the establishment.
This vote was not about his color but his ideas and articulation. It destroys their entire Salinski model. Liberals are the true racists.
And to think there was a time when I used to care what Brit and Bill said?
And to think I at one point used to say thank God for Fox News. They are now just part of the MSM, not fair and balanced. I suggest they drop all that from their advertising, they are not fair and balanced anymore, they do not....report and let us decide
Fox News is pathetic, with few exceptions. There poll has the credibility of News Week
I totally disagree. I find that Perry, Romney and Cain could all be possibilities, and Palin, too, if she gets in.
Newt carries too much baggage, but is a great idea guy. bachmann has unfortunately made too many gaffes, plus hiring Rollins indicated a serious lack of judgement or awareness of his reputation.
Quit talking our people down. They are ALL far better than any of the past democrat candidates (Gore, Kerry) and far better than Obama. It is not a weak field at all.
Well, I think they made a couple of positive comments today. (See my posts up-thread)
Thanks for clarifying, since I didn’t watch. I usually catch the afternoon rerun on FNC.
Also interesting is that I cannot find Herman Cain’s blockbuster speech on YouTube. Might be just a delay in posting, so will keep an eye out for it.
I was hopeful for Perry, but he is turning into a huge disappointment for the very reasons you state.
Sarah is the best one to take on the Herculean task of dismantling of the Marxist cabals which have taken over Washington and the media. Most of the rest of the candidates are apt to be either co-opted or flattened by them and it will be "game over" for our Republic. That is why she is so feared by them. They know she will go after them and tear them out root and branch.
Why go with a second fiddle when we can play with the first?
Her run in 2008 as the VP nominee should put her at the top or not-at-all for 2012. Currently, she is still choosing not-at-all.
Her VP-nominee status gives her an edge for 2012, but does her political experience make her a better candidate?
The GOP elites would certainly do everything in their power to defeat her. They would prefer the status quo over.
If the GOP does field a candidate who wins in 2012, that new president is going to inherit one hell of a mess that makes the mess Obama inherited look like a picnic.
The question we should be asking is this:
Well, I’m a Texan and I like Perry. I don’t want to turn this into a Perry lovin’ or Perry bashing thread. I haven’t even been able to get on Free Republic much this week because of the horrible bashing of Perry.
In spite of Cain’s charm and good ideas (like his 9,9,9 plan) I don’t think he can win. Obama has ruined it for blacks for a couple of go rounds, just another great thing he’s done.
Also, you must realize that once Cain starts to be taken seriously, the attacks will start and any wart will be given a biopsy. I think his health would become a big issue if he became a serious contender.
I really still think it’s between Perry and Romney and people don’t seem to realize how much better Perry would be than Romney.
I’m praying Sarah gets in, though.
You make a good point.
One hundred Amens, Miss Marple. Make that a thousand.
The bashing of ALL candidates should stop. Regardless of who gets the nomination, they will need the support of all of the GOP to win, and gratuitous bashing causes bad feelings (see McCain, John, who got lackluster support due to his constant stabbing of Bush).
Whether you support him or not, Cain has managed to make himself a contender without attacking anyone but Barack Obama. There is a lesson there for those who are paying attention.
Exactly, when will they get someone who can speak for real Conservatives talking about real solutions. We get a bunch of Country Clubbers telling everyone what we should be thinking rather than simply reporting.
They should have been all over the Cain win since they moved their studio to FL, likely to interview Perry or Mitt. Rather we hear their whining about nobody won who represented them.
Who they really need to interview, other than Cain, is John McCain.
NOW THAT WOULD BE A GREAT INTERVIEW
They need to find of what McCanin thinks of Cain without actually having Cain on....why would they want to interview Cain..shesh../s
They should ask Wasserman Sargeant Schulz what she thinks of Cane..haha..and is she aware he is black?
BTW, the Netanyahu interview on MTP is Must See TV!!!
Talk about the ability to see clearly and explain with ease.
Discussing the two-state situation, Gregory asked a “question” by reading a long quote of Bill Clinton that was critical of Bibi, and he just responded: In the Camp David meeting in 2000 convened by Clinton, it was Arafat who walked away from the parameters set by Clinton.
I thought Netanyahu did a great job parrying against Dave Gregory, who was trying to thow him under the bus as Bibi asserted.
Morning all. I have already attended mass this morning, I sang with the choir, I am busy doing my kitchen stuff as I do on Sundays.
Thank you AB, for doing this thread well and with kind hand.
Got lots of thoughts today about Cain, Perry and the X Factor.
You read right, The X Factor. For it is, yon ladies and gems, an experiment in socialism regarding talent and sad stories. What I found out during my interview with Simon Cowell.
That’s right, my interview with Simon Cowell! You will be shocked.
For now, let me catch up on yon wisdom types while I sang and if so moved, I will contribute some wisdom of my own.
Fla (Swing State) Electoral votes 29
Iowa (traditional blue state) Electoral votes 6
Margin of Cain victory more then Perry-Romeny-Santorum combined
Sorry but for me it`s Sarah Palin or bust.
Yes. The ‘debate’ formula is not conducive to doing what you suggest as the networks who put them on (and who decided that was okay?) want fights and fights between the candidates not against Obama.
The candidates need to rise above that, ignore the barbs and concentrate on their plan and the need to defeat Obama.
Cain was definitely the grown-up in the debate and Santorum took over Michelle’s role as the screaming baby.
But people have short memories and there is plenty of time for the candidates to give mature, well thought out plans for the future.
They would have all been better off to tell the News Channels to stuff it.
With even Ron Paul polling with single digits of O, any GOP candidate can beat O.
BTW, deciding who to support based on polls at this point is silly.
The two GOP frontrunners in national polls in late September 2007 were Rudy Giuliani and Fred Thompson. The Democratic frontrunners in a Gallup poll on September 24, 2003 were Wesley Clark and Howard Dean.
Oh gee, I see ole Wassername is on again. What a vile, nasty woman!
That had to break his heart! He's been shilling, as has most of Foxnews, for Mittens for some time now! Ouch....
I’ve commented how Mitt reminds me of a
used car salesman at a N/E Rolls Royce dealer.
Please, there are no “ used car salesmen” at Rolls Royce dealerships. They are referred to as “pre-owned automobile specialists”