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SheilaAnn's Journal
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February 26, 2015

I can't even watch "Way Too Early" anymore since Scar is doing it. He is so sarcastic and just

plain bi&^%y. They showed excerpts of President Obama and his Townhall last night. Scar kept saying "we'll have more on that on Morning Joe." I had to leave and find another show. Cannot stand him, just want to slap him....Thomas was such a good early morning news person, no personal commentary, just the straight news. I really miss him..

February 25, 2015

I'm watching Chuy Garcia on Ed and I must say I am impressed. He is for everything

opposite of what Rahm is for and against the big money in politics. Big turnout by people who want a change. I like it and hope Rahm is gone....

February 20, 2015

‘Morning Joe’ at noon: Scarborough, Brzezinski due in West Palm Beach

MSNBC “Morning Joe” hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski are scheduled to bring their political banter to the Palm Beach County Convention Center today for a Forum Club of the Palm Beaches lunch.

More than 850 people are expected. Some tickets are still available and can be purchased for $75 at the door by cash or check only.

Scarborough, a former Republican congressman from the Panhandle, spoke at a Forum Club lunch in 2005 when he was hosting a solo MSNBC show, “Scarborough Country.”


February 10, 2015

David Axelrod: 2009 Inauguration Attack Was So Feared, Obama Had Remarks Prepared To Calm People Dow

A terror plot at Barack Obama's 2009 inauguration was so serious that a statement was written for the president-elect to speak from the Capitol steps informing the crowd to disperse, according to campaign strategist David Axelrod.

In his new book Believer: My Forty Years in Politics released Tuesday, Axelrod writes of four Somali extremists affiliated with al-Qaeda affiliate Al Shabbab, who were reportedly targeting the ceremony. Informed of the threat by Rahm Emanuel, then the incoming White House chief of staff, Axelrod was tasked with composing the words to be spoken by the president-elect in event of an emergency. Obama would inform the 1.8 million people in the crowd to follow directions and leave in an orderly fashion, with 38 million viewers watching live.

Shortly before the inauguration, Axelrod writes, “I cornered [Obama] and handed him the sheet of paper with the emergency instructions. He tucked it into his pocket without even looking at it -- and thankfully, he would have no reason to read it later.” Axelrod does not reveal the exact content of his written message.

Beyond the national security problem, the terror threat also had very personal implications for Axelrod. While he was appearing on television interviews during the morning of the inauguration, his wife and son joined the Obama family at a worship service at St. John's Episcopal Church across from the White House.

Much more at: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/02/10/axelrod-obama-inauguration_n_6653600.html

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