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Obama: “I Feel Fabulous”

President Obama today proclaimed himself in good spirits as he prepared to depart the Virginia resort where he has been prepping for his debate this evening with Gov. Mitt Romney.

Obama bantered a bit with reporters has he strolled by for a photo op along with White House political adviser David Plouffe and former White House Communications Director Anita Dunn, who played moderator Candy Crowley during debate rehearsals.

From the pool report:

Reporter: “How are you feeling about tonight?”

Obama, smiling: “I feel fabulous. Look at this beautiful day.”

Reporter: “Are you aware Michelle voted for you yesterday?”

Obama, turning to yell back: “Thank goodness!”

But Obama clammed up when asked whether Hillary Clinton was to blame for the killing of U.S. officials at the consulate in Benghazi, ignoring the question and putting an end the the brief exchange with reporters.

Clinton Monday took responsibility for the tragedy, a move that seemed in part designed to deflect blame from Obama on the eve of tonight’s debate, which focuses on foreign policy.

The debate is at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York. Obama has been practicing at the Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg, Virginia.

36 thoughts on “Obama: “I Feel Fabulous””

      1. “Barack Hussein Obama” has been LYING since his “birth”… (where-ever-the-H*ll that is) and his ‘school records’, ‘college records’, ‘work records’ & ‘political career’…

  1. bo feels fabulous?That’s great! However, I read that he may have AIDS which would explain why he looks sickly. His sexual history makes him high risk for contracting this. Any truth to this?

      1. Speaking of “urban” from the Urban Dictionary:

        An optional answer for someone involved in a clusterf*ck when they’re asked how it’s going.

        “It’s clusterf*cktabulous!”

  2. Who wouldn’t feel ‘fabulous’ after spending 3 days and a couple hundred thousand $$$ at a 5 Star resort! I hope and pray that Romney wipes the smirk off the face of this smug little punk tonight. Obama is going to be in his element tonight – he’s had 4 years of Townhall practice on the taxpayer’s dime. Wonder if he will bring his human props.

    1. So true, Girly1. Whether or not Obots make up the audience, depends on Gallup’s integrity. Hopefully they haven’t sold America out to stop the abuse from the Department of Injustice. Regardless, the odds are against Romney in this debate. The loyalists are scrambling for every bit of flotsam they can scrounge to keep this failure from sinking like a rock.

        1. They say a sucker is born every day. But it is shocking that anyone who isn’t totally insane would even consider voting for this man.

          But I’m sure it was a shock to many Germans who voted for Hitler.

          Human nature never changes. The best cons understand this and concentrate on the darker side of human nature to lull the people into turning off their brains.

          1. i so agree that he’s in his element. He likes to make that one off joke and listen to the liberal laughter. Last week he made some kind of stupid joke and you could see he waited for the laughter but there was none (since the audience was told to be silent).

            At that point, he never recovered.

            I expect him to do well and the lies and exaggerations to flow easily.

            How many times will the word “Worst economic” comes from his lips? 20 or under?

  3. Well, I wish he would get the hell out of our area here in the historic triangle. I have a friend grounded in South Carolina with his private plane, being told he cannot fly home because no one is allowed in the airspace here as long as the messiah is lurking.
    Why couldn’t he prepare for the debate in the White House?

    1. The only reason is that Mrs. Obama and his children would bother him too much and cut into his prep time too much. You know how important it is for him to spend time with his wife and daughters. That was not an issue when he was a Senator, living hundreds of miles way from them, but now it is. If he were at the White House, instead of preparing he would be playing with his daughters.

  4. “I feel pretty, oh so pretty, I feel pretty and witty and briiiiggghhhttt…and I pity any girl who isn’t me toniiiiggghhhttt…

    That is until Romney gets finished with you I hope.

    1. Obama’s comment made me think of that song too! LOL Hope Romney is clearly the winner tonight. Anything close to a tie and the media will declare Obama the winner.

  5. What if he breaks news tonite–we have droned the perps (despite Libya’s finding them). He is going to try something to change the narrative, as they like to say. Maybe he put on his president windbreaker and did something.

  6. MT for re-redistribution

    Recent events in Libya just painfully illustrate what a failure Owebama’s policy of ‘a big fuzzy hug’ to terrorists has been.

    From the terrorists’ viewpoint, Owebama’s reelection would be a great victory for them. But they are so filled with hate that they can’t recognize that, and postpone their attacks to help their sympathiser stay in office.

    From Owebama’s viewpoint, they are not filled with hate (without the cursed western YouTube inspiring it), they are just offended by our many transgressions and misunderstood. Owebama is constitutionally incapable of understanding that they just want to kill all of us.

    …and I would also like to add the rhetorical question: Where the hell is the press concerning the lack of defense of our people at the embassy? I am enraged by the treason and ongoing actions of accomplice with regards to the obvious negligence. Americans died as a result of negligence, and the ongoing policies of aid and comfort to our enemies.

  7. MT for re-redistribution

    Obama, turning to yell back: “Thank goodness!”…

    Awww, isn’t it cute, the swooning press having a moment with ‘tickle me elmo’. But while the preezy makes passive-aggressive comments that betray the stress of his bad marriage, how many more Americans are dying or are about to die because of his mismanagement? How much progress is Iran making today on that nuke that Biden says is not happening (among all the other obvious lies), and who besides elmo and Biden honestly thinks it won’t be used on Israel?

    “Free Press” my ass.

  8. Shout-out questions from the media!!!…reminds me of the Reagan walks to the waiting chopper. Reprised in the 1988 movie “Moon over Parador” with Richard Dreyffus. Dreyfuss in the role of Presidente Simms smiles and holds his ear to the questioners and then without answering just smiles. Classic.

    1. In Reagan’s case, he was hearing inpaired and wore an old-fashioned hearing aid. I suspect he really couldn’t hear a thing over the roar of the choppers, but who knows. In any case, his smile was always disarming. In Bill Clinton’s case, he was fitted fwith 2 state-of-the-art hearing aids in his second term and didn’t seem to have a problem with the shout-outs. In Obama’s case, he wouldn’t answer a question if the reporter was standing a foot away. His haughty attitude makes me ill!

    1. Holly, on the serious side there are a number of black pastors who will vote for Romney.

      The People’s Cube is also a very good satire site.

  9. He feels fabulous despite the fact that the government of his good friend, with whom he has a bromance, Cameron, just refused to extradite a person who is alleged to have hacked into our militrary computers, Also, he feels fabulous despite the fact that the Birts announced they are are re-writing their extradition treaty with us.

    OH WAIT.

    He can feel fabulous depiste this breaking news becuase he does not get breaking news!!!!

  10. I had to share this.

    Can it all be coincidence?

    By Don Fredrick
    web posted October 8, 2012

    As I noted in the introduction to my book, The Obama Timeline, a jury at a murder trial will often find the accumulated circumstantial evidence so overwhelming that a guilty verdict is obvious—even though there may be no witness to the crime. “The jurors in the Scott Peterson trial believed the collection of evidence more than they believed Scott Peterson. Among other things, the jury thought that being arrested with $15,000 in cash, recently-dyed hair, a newly-grown goatee, four cell phones, camping equipment, a map to a new girlfriend’s house, a gun, and his brother’s driver’s license certainly did not paint a picture of a grieving husband who had nothing to do with his pregnant wife’s disappearance and murder.”

    In the four years I have been gathering information about—and evidence against—Barack Hussein Obama, I have encountered hundreds of coincidences that strike me as amazing. None of those coincidences, by themselves, may mean much. But taken as a whole it is almost impossible to believe they were all the result of chance.

    Consider the Obama-related coincidences:

    Obama just happened to know 60s far-left radical revolutionary William Ayers, whose father just happened to be Thomas Ayers, who just happened to be a close friend of Obama’s communist mentor Frank Marshall Davis, who just happened to work at the communist-sympathizing Chicago Defender with Vernon Jarrett, who just happened to later become the father-in-law of Iranian-born leftist Valerie Jarrett, who Obama just happened to choose as his closest White House advisor, and who just happened to have been CEO of Habitat Company, which just happened to manage public housing in Chicago, which just happened to get millions of dollars from the Illinois state legislature, and which just happened not to properly maintain the housing—which eventually just happened to require demolition.

    Valerie Jarrett also just happened to work for the city of Chicago, and just happened to hire Michelle LaVaughan Robinson (later Obama), who just happened to have worked at the Sidley Austin law firm, where former fugitive from the FBI Bernardine Dohrn also just happened to work, and where Barack Obama just happened to get a summer job.

    Bernardine Dohrn just happened to be married to William Ayers, with whom she just happened to have hidden from the FBI at a San Francisco marina, along with Donald Warden, who just happened to change his name to Khalid al-Mansour, and Warden/al-Mansour just happened to be a mentor of Black Panther Party founders Huey Newton and Bobby Seale and a close associate of Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, and al-Mansour just happened to be financial adviser to a Saudi Prince, who just happened to donate cash to Harvard, for which Obama just happened to get a critical letter of recommendation from Percy Sutton, who just happened to have been the attorney for Malcolm X, who just happened to know Kenyan politician Tom Mboya, who just happened to be a close friend of Barack Hussein Obama, Sr., who just happened to meet Malcolm X when he traveled to Kenya.

    Obama, Sr. just happened to have his education at the University of Hawaii paid for by the Laubach Literacy Institute, which just happened to have been supported by Elizabeth Mooney Kirk, who just happened to be a friend of Malcolm X, who just happened to have been associated with the Nation of Islam, which was later headed by Louis Farrakhan, who just happens to live very close to Obama’s Chicago mansion, which also just happens to be located very close to the residence of William Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn, who just happen to have been occasional baby-sitters for Malia and Natasha Obama, whose parents just happen not to mind exposing their daughters to bomb-making communists.

    After attending Occidental College and Columbia University, where he just happened to have foreign Muslim roommates, Obama moved to Chicago to work for the Industrial Areas Foundation, an organization that just happened to have been founded by Marxist and radical agitator Saul “the Red” Alinsky, author of Rules for Radicals, who just happened to be the topic of Hillary Rodham Clinton’s thesis at Wellesley College, and Obama’s $25,000 salary at IAF just happened to be funded by a grant from the Woods Fund, which was founded by the Woods family, whose Sahara Coal company just happened to provide coal to Commonwealth Edison, whose CEO just happened to be Thomas Ayers, whose son William Ayers just happened to serve on the board of the Woods Fund, along with Obama.

    Obama also worked on voter registration drives in Chicago in the 1980s and just happened to work with leftist political groups like the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) and Socialist International (SI), through which Obama met Carl Davidson, who just happened to travel to Cuba during the Vietnam War to sabotage the U.S. war effort, and who just happened to be a former member of the SDS and a member of the Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism, which just happened to sponsor a 2002 anti-war rally at which Obama spoke, and which just happened to have been organized by Marilyn Katz, a former SDS activist and later public relations consultant who just happened to be a long-time friend of Obama’s political hatchet man, David Axelrod.

    Obama joined Trinity United Church of Christ (TUCC), whose pastor was Reverend Jeremiah Wright, a fiery orator who just happened to preach Marxism and Black Liberation Theology and who delivered anti-white, anti-Jew, and anti-American sermons, which Obama just happened never to hear because he just happened to miss church only on the days when Wright was at his “most enthusiastic,” and Obama just happened never to notice that Oprah Winfrey left the church because it was too radical, and just happened never to notice that the church gave the vile anti-Semitic Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan a lifetime achievement award.

    Although no one had ever heard of him at the time, Obama just happened to receive an impossible-to-believe $125,000 advance to write a book about race relations, which he just happened to fail to write while using the cash to vacation in Bali with his wife Michelle, and despite his record of non-writing he just happened to receive a second advance, for $40,000, from another publisher, and he eventually completed a manuscript called Dreams From My Father, which just happened to strongly reflect the writing style of William Ayers, who just happened to trample on an American flag for the cover photograph of the popular Chicago magazine, which Obama just happened never to see even though it appeared on newsstands throughout the city.

    Obama was hired by the law firm Miner, Banhill and Galland, which just happened to specialize in negotiating state government contracts to develop low-income housing, and which just happened to deal with now-imprisoned Tony Rezko and his firm Rezar, and with slumlord Valerie Jarrett, and the law firm’s Judson Miner just happened to have been a classmate of Bernardine Dohrn, wife of William Ayers.

    In 1994 Obama represented ACORN and another plaintiff in a lawsuit against Citibank for denying mortgages to blacks (Buycks-Roberson v. Citibank Federal Savings Bank), and the lawsuit just happened to result in banks being blackmailed into approving subprime loans for poor credit risks, a trend which just happened to spread nationwide, and which just happened to lead to the collapse of the housing bubble, which just happened to help Obama defeat John McCain in the 2008 presidential election.

    In 1996 Obama ran for the Illinois State Senate and joined the “New Party,” which just happened to promote Marxism, and Obama was supported by Dr. Quentin Yong, a socialist who just happened to support a government takeover of the health care system.

    In late 1999 Obama purportedly engaged in homosexual activities and cocaine-snorting in the back of a limousine with a man named Larry Sinclair, who claims he was contacted in late 2007 by Donald Young, who just happened to be the gay choir director of Obama’s Chicago church and who shared information with Sinclair about Obama, and Young just happened to be murdered on December 23, 2007, just weeks after Larry Bland, another gay member of the church, just happened to be murdered, and both murders just happened to have never been solved. In 2008 Sinclair held a press conference to discuss his claims, and just happened to be arrested immediately after the event, based on a warrant issued by Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, who just happens to be the son of Joe Biden.

    In 2003 Obama and his wife attended a dinner in honor of Rashid Khalidi, who just happened to be a former PLO operative, harsh critic of Israel, and advocate of Palestinian rights, and who Obama claims he does not know, even though the Obamas just happened to have dined more than once at the home of Khalidi and his wife, Mona, and just happened to have used them as occasional baby-sitters. Obama reportedly praised Khalidi at the decidedly anti-Semitic event, which William Ayers just happened to also attend, and the event Obama pretends he never attended was sponsored by the Arab American Action Network, to which Obama just happened to have funneled cash while serving on the board of the Woods Fund with William Ayers, and one speaker at the dinner remarked that if Palestinians cannot secure a return of their land, Israel “will never see a day of peace,” and entertainment at the dinner included a Muslim children’s dance whose performances just happened to include simulated beheadings with fake swords, and stomping on American, Israeli, and British flags, and Obama allegedly told the audience that “Israel has no God-given right to occupy Palestine” and there has been “genocide against the Palestinian people by (the) Israelis,” and the Los Angeles Times has a videotape of the event but just happens to refuse to make it public.

    In the 2004 Illinois Democrat primary race for the U.S. Senate, front-runner Blair Hull just happened to be forced out of the race after David Axelrod just happened to manage to get Hull’s sealed divorce records unsealed, which just happened to enable Obama to win the primary, so he could face popular Republican Jack Ryan, whose sealed child custody records from his divorce just happened to become unsealed, forcing Ryan to withdraw from the race, which just happened to enable the unqualified Obama to waltz into the U.S. Senate, where, after a mere 143 days of work, he just happened to decide he was qualified to run for President of the United States.

    Obama just happened to save $300,000 on the purchase of a $1.65 million Chicago mansion for which he deposited only $1,000 in earnest money, while the seller’s adjacent empty lot which was appraised at no more than $500,000 just happened to be sold at the inflated price of $625,000 to Rita Rezko, who just happened to earn only $37,000 per year working for Cook County government, and who just happened to be married to Tony Rezko, who just happened to be Obama’s main money man for his political campaigns, and who only days before the Obama mansion purchase just happened to obtain a $3.5 million loan from wealthy Iraqi Nadhmi Auchi, who just happened to have been kicked out of Iraq, and who just happened to have been convicted of corruption charges in France, and who just happened to ask Rezko to ask then-U.S. Senator Obama to help him obtain a visa to travel to the United States.

    Rita Rezko just happened to borrow the money for the $625,000 empty lot from the Mutual Bank of Harvey, which just happened to be run by Tony Rezko’s pal Amrish Mahajan, whose wife Anita just happened to have been charged with fraudulently receiving $2 million in Illinois taxpayer dollars for drug tests never performed by her company, K. K. Bio-Science, which just happened to have a no-bid contract with the state, and whose computers just happened to disappear right before investigators arrived to take them away for evidence.

    Obama just happened to obtain a $1.32 million mortgage for his mansion even though the payments of $8,000 per month (plus at least $1,500 per month in property taxes) exceeded 50 percent of his $162,100 U.S Senate salary income, and even though Michelle Obama was claiming that she and her husband were still paying off substantial student loans and were struggling to pay for piano lessons for their daughters, one of whom just happens to look remarkably like one of the daughters of Malcolm X.

    Obama just happened to obtain his mansion mortgage from Northern Trust Bank, whose Board of Directors just happened to include Susan Crown, who just happened to be part of the wealthy Crown family, which just happened to donate to Obama’s campaigns, and which just happened to have ownership in defense contractor General Dynamics Corporation, and the Crown family just happened to sit on the board of energy company Exelon, formerly known as Commonwealth Edison, which just happened to have had Thomas Ayers as its CEO, and the Crown family also owned the Maytag appliance company, which just happened to move its operations to Mexico, after its employees just happened to donate to Obama’s campaign, after he just happened to pledge that he would keep their jobs in Galesburg, Illinois.

    In June 2005, just months after Obama became a U.S. Senator, Michelle Obama just happened to be named a “non-executive director” of the board of TreeHouse Foods, a supplier of Wal-Mart, for a salary of $51,200 in 2005 and $101,083 in 2006, and she just happened to be given 7,500 TreeHouse stock options, worth approximately $72,375, even though she just happened to know nothing about the private sector or running a business.

    In 2006 Obama pushed for a $1 million earmark for the University of Chicago, and his wife Michelle just happened to be promoted to Vice-President of Community and External Affairs for the hospitals with a salary increase from $121,900 to $316,962, and she just happened to receive public relations help from Obama’s political strategist David Axelrod, whose mother just happened to write for a communist newspaper.

    In 2006 Sarah P. Herlihy, an associate of the Chicago law firm of Kirkland and Ellis, whose employees later contributed $87,722 to Obama’s presidential campaign, and whose partner Bruce I. Ettleson just happened to be a member of Obama’s campaign finance committee, just happened to write a paper calling for the elimination of the “natural born citizen” requirement in the U.S. Constitution.

    Obama just happened to visit Kenya in 2006 to support his cousin, Raila Odinga, a Muslim socialist candidate for president, who just happened to have ties to both al-Qaeda and Libya’s Muammar Qaddafi, and who just happened to have been educated in communist East Germany, and who just happened to name his son Fidel, and who just happened to plan on establishing Shari’ah Muslim law in Kenya, and whose activities prompted the Kenyan government to lodge an official protest of Obama’s passport abuse and misconduct, and Obama’s actions just happened to have been denounced by the U.S. State Department as being in direct opposition to U.S. National Security, and after Odinga, for whom Obama just happened to have raised $950,000, lost the election, his Muslim followers just happened to burn Christian women and children alive in a church where they had sought refuge.

    In 2006 Obama endorsed Alexi Giannoulias in his race for Illinois State Treasurer and stated that he is “…one of the most outstanding young men I could ever hope to meet”—even though Giannoulias just happened to be only 29 years old and even though his family’s Broadway Bank just happened to finance Chicago crime figures like Michael “Jaws” Giorango, a Chicago thug with convictions for bookmaking and promoting prostitution, and even though virtually all of Chicago’s Democrat politicians were keeping their distance from Giannoulias, whose reputation was so questionable he even failed to get the endorsement of the Chicago Democrat Party—which just happens to almost never be concerned about questionable reputations.

    Obama’s mother, Stanley Ann Dunham, once worked for the Ford Foundation’s Asia program, which just happened to be run by Peter Geithner, who just happened to be the father of Timothy Geithner, who just happened to neglect to pay Social Security taxes on much of his income, which just happened to somehow qualify him to be Obama’s Treasury Secretary.

    During the 2008 campaign Obama’s passport records just happened to have been illegally searched by an employee of a firm headed by John O. Brennan, and Lt. Quarles Harris, Jr., who was cooperating with federal investigators in connection with the incident, just happened to be found with a bullet in his head, and the murder just happened never to be solved, and Obama later just happened to make Brennan his terrorism and intelligence advisor.

    On election night in 2008 in Chicago’s Grant Park, Obama just happened to wear a black suit and a red tie, and his older daughter just happened to wear a red dress, and his younger daughter just happened to wear a stark black dress, and his wife Michelle just happened to wear an arguably unattractive black dress that appeared to have a giant red X design, which just happened to prompt some to wonder if their clothing just happened to denote black power, communism, and Malcolm X, and at the very least prompted others to wonder why anyone would have his daughter wear a jet-black dress for a celebratory occasion—or where one could even just happen to find a store that sells black dresses for little girls.

    From election night forward there are hundreds of other “just happeneds,” not the least of which is the long-form birth certificate released by Obama in April 2011 which just happened to consist of multiple image layers, including various objects which can be separated and rotated with computer software—which just happens to be impossible if a birth certificate is merely scanned and not computer-constructed by a forger.

    I could go on… but you get the idea.

    P.S. If Obama just happens to win reelection on November 6, remember that hyperinflation just happens to be the inescapable consequence of printing trillions of dollars to cover massive government deficits. ESR

    Don Fredrick can be found blogging at The Obama Timeline. © 2012

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