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GOP´s Roy Blunt: Obama
´was elected to lead´

Investor´s Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm

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Posted By:SurferLad, 12/29/2012 11:43:51 AM

Hi, I’m Senator Roy Blunt from Missouri. As we bring 2012 to a close, leaders in Washington have an opportunity to kick off the New Year by working together to solve some of the big challenges facing our country today. At a time when our federal debt’s topped a record $16 trillion, it’s been more than three years since the Democrat leaders in the Senate have passed a federal budget, and the Senate Majority Leader has refused to bring any appropriations bills to the floor this entire year.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: JAN, 12/29/2012 11:55:01 AM     (No. 9088696)

O is leading. Leading the country off the cliff into bankruptcy. That was always his plan.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Davids918, 12/29/2012 11:55:53 AM     (No. 9088700)

Sorry, Senator. He wasn´t.

He´s never lead a day in his life. Why are you expecting he does now?

He only has plan to attack Republicans, and re-shape America. Which sounds like he doesn´t like America since he wants to re-shape it.
But, will you state something like that directly to him, or on TV? No, I didn´t think so.



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Reply 3 - Posted by: rep60, 12/29/2012 12:03:02 PM     (No. 9088710)

Obama was re-elected to "stick" it to rich people - take from them and supply the masses with government "goodies", including increases in social security. He was not elected for military success, for solving the debt or deficit issues. The masses voted for him because He will keep the government money rolling in with ever increasing promises to take from the rich and give to the poor!!! Its just that simple!!!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Keekng, 12/29/2012 12:04:13 PM     (No. 9088715)

He was elected because he is black. His job is to lead but he has chosen not to do so. He will leave a legacy of being the worst president ever and being a despicable human being.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Pearson365, 12/29/2012 12:04:36 PM     (No. 9088716)

And the Repubs think that they were elected to follow this village idiot.

Obama is creating Chicago´s one party system of corruption, patronage and decay before our eyes, yet the GOP stands ready to be bipartisan. I´d rather have the GOP jump off the fiscal cliff than see the smirks har will come from The I Won, Again.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Pearson365, 12/29/2012 12:07:49 PM     (No. 9088720)

Apologies.. S/B. ....smirks that will come from The I Won, Again.


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Reply 7 - Posted by: miceal, 12/29/2012 12:22:25 PM     (No. 9088736)

The words sound good. However, action is needed. The Republicans could begin the New Year by defunding lots of programs and agencies. Will they...don´t hold your breath. Dear "Mr. Speaker" needs to be replaced by a True Conservative....

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Reply 8 - Posted by: King of all trolls, 12/29/2012 12:29:37 PM     (No. 9088746)

Roy is right. This may be hard for many conservatives to accept, but Barry got more votes last go-round than the other guy. Americans want bigger government and higher taxes. If the GOP were wise they would see to it that they get these things. Otherwise they will be deemed "obstructionist" and purged from all branches of government. The American people need to learn the Galt lesson.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: beancounter, 12/29/2012 12:54:22 PM     (No. 9088778)

That´s like saying I, 5´7", was hired to dunk a basketball.

You don´t pick someone who doesn´t have the talent, skills or inclination to do the job.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 12/29/2012 1:54:30 PM     (No. 9088867)

No, the article is misleading. Obama was re-elected to pass out more free stuff. and that is an unfortunate fact. Continuing long-term unemployment benefits, continuing food stamps,
continuing welfare without work, continuing everything that no one has to work for, continuing payments to other countries that hate our way of life and in fact threaten us,
etc.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: 4Justice, 12/29/2012 4:16:35 PM     (No. 9089015)

But #3, Obama only sticks it to the rich that are not his friends. The truth about leftism is that the rich who are part of the "in crowd" of lefties get richer and more powerful while the poor, the middle-class and those who have wealth but are not part of the elite leftists are taken for everything. Yes, even the poor end up poorer under leftism. The so-called "free" goodies are not ever anything of significance unless you are part of a selected group and know how to scam/milk the system.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: dman, 12/29/2012 4:25:27 PM     (No. 9089024)

It´s the headline that´s misleading. The article makes the conservative point, except for one implied conclusion. Going over the cliff is not the worst possible outcome. Making a bad deal that perpetuates the bleeding is.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Happy Trails, 12/30/2012 8:14:17 PM     (No. 9090555)

The demigod was elected by freeloaders to steal from the rich, for them, and give them their money. It´s no longer stealing, now it´s sharing.
Obama has no intention of benefiting the country, he sees it as a fat hog to cut. He has the country´s credit card, and he´s having a ball. He´s got no integrity as he robs the successful, to buy the votes he needs to rule.
He is a curse on America. Voodoo from hell.

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