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    Re: Obama Hammers Congress: Do Your Job

    Quote Originally Posted by Councilman View Post
    Obama is a joke when was he working to get meaningful legislation to reduce the debt?

    It must have been on the golf course. No wait maybe that was what all the find raisers were for to contibute to the general fund. Maybe not.

    To think you are going to tax your way to prosperity is just a damn dumb as Biden thinking that you can spend your way out of debt.

    I hear the Dems claiming the Republicans won't compromise, while they are saying bottom line new taxes are a must.

    Obama lacks any leadership skills at all.

    The problem is not income to the Government it's Obama's spending with the help of the other two members of the Trifecta of Doom, Pelosi ,and Reid.


    Name any President that had meaningful legislation to reduce the debt. According to the Republican icon Reagan debt doesn't matter. So why are all the Republicans bitching you have what Reagan wanted. You should be happy that the Conservative god got his way.
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    Re: Obama Hammers Congress: Do Your Job

    Quote Originally Posted by Councilman View Post
    Obama is a joke when was he working to get meaningful legislation to reduce the debt?

    It must have been on the golf course. No wait maybe that was what all the find raisers were for to contibute to the general fund. Maybe not.

    To think you are going to tax your way to prosperity is just a damn dumb as Biden thinking that you can spend your way out of debt.

    I hear the Dems claiming the Republicans won't compromise, while they are saying bottom line new taxes are a must.

    Obama lacks any leadership skills at all.

    The problem is not income to the Government it's Obama's spending with the help of the other two members of the Trifecta of Doom, Pelosi ,and Reid.
    So you too support ending the futile, pointless and COSTLY wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya and etc.?










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    Re: Obama Hammers Congress: Do Your Job

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    that clown is so full of it is no longer amusing. He whines about the rich when his scheme is to make his dem buddies tons of money. He whines about hedge fund managers when they are the very people who bankrolled this empty suit's elections. Goldman-Sux gave that clown 1 million dollars or so
    Indeed, and how many people from Goldman have been indicted? One? And just recently. How many Goldman people have cushy jobs at the White House? More than a few. So, are you telling us that Goldman Sachs was rife with Democrats?

    Tell me how the Obama Administration has clamped the lid down on Wall Street. Tell us about the draconian laws that Obama has forced upon Wall Street and how they are hobbled like never before.

    Show us how the wars Obama refuses to end have made the middle and lower classes fat and happy. While you are at it tell us how the wars have been for Raytheon, Honeywell, GE, Big Oil and the mega corporations "supporting the troops" to the tune of billions in profit are barely hanging on because of Obama's treatment of them. Show me how the little mom and pop businesses are doing better under the Obama Administration. Tell us how well off people well under $250,000 a year have it.

    Tell us all the promises he made to his supporters and tell us he hasn't shucked and jived them to hell and back.

    Now, before you respond let me tell you that I am not an Obama fan. I am not a Democrat. I am not a Republican. You see, Republicans have and will shove it up your butt just as quickly and as far as the Democrats. All that Obama hate is going to do, if he is voted out, is get you and me screwed by Republicans.

    I don't know this, but I assume you are old enough to have gotten lucky once or twice in your life by now. You may have discovered that there a many ways people can get screwed. Apply that to politics. Both parties and damn near all their elected officials are having us on and you want to argue over which guy you like better shoving it up your butt.










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    Re: Obama Hammers Congress: Do Your Job

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    that clown is so full of it is no longer amusing. He whines about the rich when his scheme is to make his dem buddies tons of money. He whines about hedge fund managers when they are the very people who bankrolled this empty suit's elections. Goldman-Sux gave that clown 1 million dollars or so
    Turtle I would be really, REALLY surprised if less than 50% of our elected government wasn't receiving pay in some form from some business or corporation, or both. I imagine a constant river of money flowing in to Washington, and a constant river of favors flowing back out. Obama telling Congress to do it's job...not a big deal. Every President gives that plea to thin air. I take Roosevelt's stance on it. He didn't ask Congress, he did it and made Congress follow along. That's a LEADER, not an ASKER.

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    Re: Obama Hammers Congress: Do Your Job

    Quote Originally Posted by katiegrrl0 View Post
    Name any President that had meaningful legislation to reduce the debt. According to the Republican icon Reagan debt doesn't matter. So why are all the Republicans bitching you have what Reagan wanted. You should be happy that the Conservative god got his way.
    Debt is good if those you borrow from have 100% certainty that you will repay it because you get an interest rate that is so low you can invest in infrastructure and get a great return on your money. That is the kind of debt Regan was talking about and yes, this kind of debt is good.

    Today we are on the brink of losing our stellar credit rating because government spending is out of control and entitlement program expenditures are out of control. When the debt becomes such a high percentage of the GDP, it is no longer a good thing.

    It is like water. Water is good unless you get too much of it all at once and can no longer control it.

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    It would seem that the constitution is just a god damn piece of paper, to be trotted out when expedient.

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    Re: Obama Hammers Congress: Do Your Job

    Quote Originally Posted by Goshin View Post
    Is he shouting "do your job!"....

    ... or his he petulantly shrieking "give me what I want!"....

    ............ matter of perspective I suppose ............. to me, Congress saying "No" to yet more debt, or yet more Obama-isms, is not necessarily a bad thing.
    Since you are fine with not raising the debt ceiling, then what spending cuts do you want so essentially the budget balances as of August 2?

    The thing I find amazing is I do not think the Republicans realize how much power over payments they will be giving President Obama if they choose to not raise the debt ceiling. If it is not raised, then the Treasury Secretary has discretion who will get paid and who does not.

    Personally, I like David Frum's idea that President Obama ought to channel his best LBJ impression, and threaten to withhold federal funds from red states if Republicans do not choose to raise the debt ceiling. Maybe delay or stop sending out reimbursement payments for Medicare and Medicaid to doctors, Social Security payments to senior citizens, and payments to any other Republican constituencies. I am sure they won't whine if President Obama gave them what they want and removed all elements of the welfare state in their states.

    The other theory I see political commentators and economists bring up with increasing frequency now is that due to the Section 4 of the 14th Amendment, President Obama will be obligated to do whatever he has to in order to ensure that the United States does not default. So if that means he orders the Treasury Secretary to ignore the debt ceiling and continue to sell whatever treasury bonds are required, then that what will be what is done.

    Either way, watching the potential collapse of our nation's economy in slow motion has never been this fun.

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    Re: Obama Hammers Congress: Do Your Job

    Quote Originally Posted by Risky Thicket View Post
    Indeed, and how many people from Goldman have been indicted? One? And just recently. How many Goldman people have cushy jobs at the White House? More than a few. So, are you telling us that Goldman Sachs was rife with Democrats?

    Tell me how the Obama Administration has clamped the lid down on Wall Street. Tell us about the draconian laws that Obama has forced upon Wall Street and how they are hobbled like never before.

    Show us how the wars Obama refuses to end have made the middle and lower classes fat and happy. While you are at it tell us how the wars have been for Raytheon, Honeywell, GE, Big Oil and the mega corporations "supporting the troops" to the tune of billions in profit are barely hanging on because of Obama's treatment of them. Show me how the little mom and pop businesses are doing better under the Obama Administration. Tell us how well off people well under $250,000 a year have it.

    Tell us all the promises he made to his supporters and tell us he hasn't shucked and jived them to hell and back.

    Now, before you respond let me tell you that I am not an Obama fan. I am not a Democrat. I am not a Republican. You see, Republicans have and will shove it up your butt just as quickly and as far as the Democrats. All that Obama hate is going to do, if he is voted out, is get you and me screwed by Republicans.

    I don't know this, but I assume you are old enough to have gotten lucky once or twice in your life by now. You may have discovered that there a many ways people can get screwed. Apply that to politics. Both parties and damn near all their elected officials are having us on and you want to argue over which guy you like better shoving it up your butt.
    So basically you're just here to tell us we're completely fubar, and mock anyone that you decide too for no other reason that you are "not on either side"
    Climate, changes. It takes a particularly uneducated population to buy into the idea that it's their fault climate is changing and further political solutions can fix it.



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    Re: Obama Hammers Congress: Do Your Job

    Quote Originally Posted by BDBoop View Post
    Seriously, what the ****.
    Why would they be moved by his words? It's, mostly, a bunch of hapless politicians not really doing their jobs, being told to be leaders by a president that lacks leadership.
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    Re: Obama Hammers Congress: Do Your Job

    Please Liberals tell the American Taxpayer you need more tax money while the Government literally burns hundreds of Billions of dollars in waste, fraud and abuse. Tell 'em of how you can't stop the fraud and it's easier to just charge US MORE tax instead of stopping the folks ripping us off.
    "Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence." - John Adams

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    Re: Obama Hammers Congress: Do Your Job

    Quote Originally Posted by Ikari View Post
    If government refuses to work, then it is our right and duty to dispose of it.
    By all means, fire the first shot. Just don't cry if the government we end up with is worse than the one we had.

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