May 8th, 2008
04:31 PM ET

Beat 360° 5/8/08

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Here is today’s 'Beat 360°' pic of the day: Vice President Dick Cheney tours the Philadelphia Financial Center, which disburses payments on behalf of federal agencies... Cheney says the economic stimulus checks going out to more than 130 million Americans are "a shot of energy at the right time and in the right way."

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soundoff (393 Responses)
  1. janet williams

    Okay, you can send THAT one...the rest, well let's just say they got lost in the mail, the American people will surely buy that one...they've bought everything else we've sold the past 8 years.

    May 8, 2008 at 8:17 pm |
  2. Carol B., Virginia

    Just make sure that one says, " To Annie, Love Daddy Warbucks."

    May 8, 2008 at 8:15 pm |
  3. Rekha Joy Raman

    Check out this shoot out! Definitely a great shot in my right arm.

    May 8, 2008 at 8:09 pm |
  4. Mike - OC, CA

    That's right . . . plain white paper. What'd ya think – – you were going to get something with writing on it ?

    May 8, 2008 at 8:05 pm |
  5. Ruby Coria, LA., CA.

    I said print Money!

    May 8, 2008 at 8:04 pm |
  6. Mark Clinton

    This is the scene where Darth Vader removes his mask and the softer gentler side of an evil man is revealed.

    May 8, 2008 at 8:04 pm |
  7. Jan from Wood Dale IL

    And those idiots in Congress think this is a good thing...they get to give $600 to their people, and they give us $163 billion for Iraq. SWEET!

    May 8, 2008 at 8:04 pm |
  8. Kirk in Tomball, TX

    "Yeah, President Bush is pretty short. He comes about up to here on me."

    May 8, 2008 at 7:56 pm |
  9. Michael Cormier Saint John NB Canada

    Now you be careful with Haliburtons money, ya hear!

    May 8, 2008 at 7:54 pm |
  10. steve kirby

    This machine will solve the economy!

    May 8, 2008 at 7:53 pm |
  11. Billy - WV

    Eeny meeny miney mo
    how far will this stimulus go?
    If you're lucky, I might say
    It'll buy your gas for a day.

    May 8, 2008 at 7:52 pm |
  12. lb. New York, NY

    Screw it! Igot to get packing. I am out.

    May 8, 2008 at 7:52 pm |
  13. linda., bella vista, ar

    I said, SHRED those.

    May 8, 2008 at 7:51 pm |
  14. Chuck in Alabama

    Stop that this instant!! That is Halliburton's money!!!

    May 8, 2008 at 7:51 pm |
  15. Sue, Billerica, MA

    Cheney pointing to the maintenance man, saying "hey you, this machine is squeaking, can you oil it", and the man responds "can't afford to with the price of oil these days"

    May 8, 2008 at 7:50 pm |
  16. Faith

    Hmmm, my pacemaker makes me a magnet to medal objects...I wander if I can set this thing off...

    Faith in Montgomery, Alabama

    May 8, 2008 at 7:49 pm |
  17. Marty Bryce Houston Texas

    " I did NOT have sexual relations with that woman,,, sitting over there"

    May 8, 2008 at 7:48 pm |
  18. Charles Downing

    Behold! My Energy Policy!

    Running Springs, California

    May 8, 2008 at 7:47 pm |
  19. Sue, Billerica, MA

    ... see that machine over there pumping out thousands of dollars a second to pay for the war in Iraq, could you speed it up, we only have less than a year left...

    May 8, 2008 at 7:47 pm |
  20. Sue, Billerica, MA

    Cheney distracts the check machine operator, yelling look over there a terrorist, while he pockets the roll of checks, and then chuckles oops my mistake... Deja Vu.

    May 8, 2008 at 7:42 pm |
  21. Charles Downing

    I'm King Midas in Reverse.

    Running Springs, California

    May 8, 2008 at 7:41 pm |
  22. penny from VA

    "" Hey Dude, that's how I roll, at the right time"".

    May 8, 2008 at 7:41 pm |
  23. Gord from Picton, Canada

    " I see that most of the checks are rejects that end up in that box. Excellent, since we don't actually have much money to hand out."

    May 8, 2008 at 7:40 pm |
  24. Sue, Billerica, MA

    Hey lookie over there, money may not grow on trees but checks grow on paper rolls!

    May 8, 2008 at 7:38 pm |
  25. Tony V from Campbell, Ohio

    Sure we borrowed all of that from the Chinese. But they threw in 6 eggrolls and some of those fortune cookies. How could we resist?

    May 8, 2008 at 7:37 pm |
  26. Joe in LA

    " a wave of my finger and abracadabra...the stimulus plan will work..."

    May 8, 2008 at 7:37 pm |
  27. Joe in LA

    one for you, two for me...one for you, five for me, one for you, eight for me..."

    May 8, 2008 at 7:35 pm |
  28. Tony V from Campbell, Ohio

    Come on guys! Let's get the Clinton's check mailed out quickly. Hillary needs the money and Johnny Mc needs a little more Democratic infighting.

    May 8, 2008 at 7:35 pm |
  29. Joe in LA

    "and that's the spot I'll be working come January."

    May 8, 2008 at 7:34 pm |
  30. Rick M Londonderry, NH

    No, my check is not made out to Elmer Fudd!

    May 8, 2008 at 7:33 pm |
  31. Rick M Londonderry, NH

    Can you send an extra check to that fellow I accidently shot while hunting?

    May 8, 2008 at 7:33 pm |
  32. Rick M Londonderry, NH

    Now that is one, big, freak'in check!

    May 8, 2008 at 7:31 pm |
  33. Steve Rioux, Quebec city

    Those checks are a shot of energy at the right time and in the right way.
    And thank God, I'm not the shooter!

    May 8, 2008 at 7:30 pm |
  34. Badou

    What is this? uhmmmm....an oil profit maximizer? I hope so...

    New Brunswick,

    May 8, 2008 at 7:29 pm |
  35. Sue, Billerica, MA

    No No No, I get the checks from that other machine over there where millionaires get far bigger return checks than a measly few hundred!

    May 8, 2008 at 7:28 pm |
  36. Michael C. - Hoosier in California

    George, how many times have I told you not to play hide and seek unless your in the Oval office. Come on out, now. I see you right there.

    May 8, 2008 at 7:25 pm |
  37. Sue, Billerica, MA

    Cheney says the economic stimulus checks going out to more than 130 million Americans are “a shot of energy at the right time and in the right way.” And let us hope that his aim for that shot i better than when hunting!

    May 8, 2008 at 7:24 pm |
  38. Sue, Billerica, MA

    Cheney pointing to crumpled up checks in waste paper basket... If you guys are just going to be throwing that out, then could I take it to go? … Afterall, I am going to be out of work soon!

    and optionally add...

    ... and if the Dems pull us out of Iraq, I probably won’t get a Halburton Iraq consultant job when I leave office, so as always, I’ll take money whereever I can get it. Money is my God and this place is like a temple of worship for a guy like me!

    May 8, 2008 at 7:20 pm |
  39. Bob Holda

    You say you're looking for hunting goods?? Over that way, in the Sports Department. Happy Hunting!

    May 8, 2008 at 7:18 pm |
  40. B. Feeney

    "Good job Brownie. You see that little wastebasket back there? Send that garbage to the 'little people'. The big one behind it is for my special interest friends. (wink!wink!)

    May 8, 2008 at 7:13 pm |
  41. Roger Harbour

    Don't interrupt I'm counting, so far I'm at 360........

    May 8, 2008 at 7:13 pm |
  42. bimi

    wow so this is how checks are made i never knew that

    May 8, 2008 at 7:12 pm |
  43. Andrew Nelson

    Because of me, that trash is worth more than the dollar.

    May 8, 2008 at 7:12 pm |
  44. Sue, Billerica, MA

    Is that where mine and Dubya's unemployment check will be printed come next year?

    May 8, 2008 at 7:11 pm |
  45. Denyse

    " Are you sure these checks will get to the people BEFORE the election.. what's the problem here???

    May 8, 2008 at 7:09 pm |
  46. Damodar

    And this is the machine we print the rubber checks on...

    San Diego CA

    May 8, 2008 at 7:09 pm |
  47. marvin nichols

    Thats how much I made in Iraq

    May 8, 2008 at 7:08 pm |
  48. Damodar

    Yes! But can you replace the paper with rubber?

    May 8, 2008 at 7:07 pm |
  49. Leah Ohio

    Pay no attention to man behind the curtain............

    May 8, 2008 at 7:06 pm |
  50. john latrobe pa.

    One picture is worth a thousand comments.

    May 8, 2008 at 7:05 pm |
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