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Obama: No negotiations with
GOP over debt ceiling

Washington Post, by Zachary A. Goldfarb & Philip Rucker

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 1/14/2013 9:59:00 PM

President Obama vowed Monday that he would not negotiate with Republicans over the federal debt ceiling, warning that Social Security checks would be delayed and the nation could enter a new recession if Republicans do not agree to raise the limit on government borrowing. In the final news conference of his first term, Obama said Republicans were threatening to hold “a gun at the head of the American people” and that he would not trade spending cuts, as Republicans demand, for an agreement to raise the federal debt ceiling. “If congressional Republicans refuse to pay America’s bills on time,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Safari Man, 1/14/2013 10:04:26 PM     (No. 9116837)

I say we burn this mutha down. Now is the time to fight. This is war... we´re in a cold civil war and now is the time to launch our shock and awe offensive against the Marxist dictator poser in the WH.


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Reply 2 - Posted by: Cleanhousein2012, 1/14/2013 10:54:17 PM     (No. 9116889)

If only I thought the GOP had any cojones.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ruready?, 1/14/2013 10:55:59 PM     (No. 9116891)

Our Congressmen love their country too much by half. Not one is wiling to put their career on the line to stop Obama.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Ida Lil, 1/15/2013 12:10:45 AM     (No. 9116963)

Well what law allows the president to even attempt to negotiate with the legislative branch.
He has one right -- sign a bill Congress passes or veto it. He must accept overrides of those vetoes too.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Trigger2, 1/15/2013 4:51:51 AM     (No. 9117043)

The problem is that no bill can get through Reid´s senate, not even a budget bill.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Spidey, 1/15/2013 5:29:49 AM     (No. 9117061)

These leftist rags are really energized by Obama tough talk on guns,debt etc.Not that they have any real value,they just want to see republicans lose.

Has anybody heard that Glenn Beck is going to self finance his own city? It´ll all be about various elements of self survival.If the this city was all about green energy of some sort,Obama wold give him a grant or forgivable loan. Unfortunately he´s going to have to raise private money.Maybe Beck can sell a portion of corn production to get a ethanol subsidy though.

The tyranny of obama is inspiring people who don´t want to live under a communist regime,it´ll be interesting to see how far these movements go.

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