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Four Pinocchios for Obama’s claim that Republicans
have ‘filibustered about 500 pieces of legislation’

Washington Post, by Glenn Kessler

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Posted By:flyright, 5/9/2014 7:10:04 AM

Here’s what’s more disconcerting. Their [Republicans] willingness to say no to everything — the fact that since 2007, they have filibustered about 500 pieces of legislation that would help the middle class just gives you a sense of how opposed they are to any progress — has actually led to an increase in cynicism and discouragement among the people who were counting on us to fight for them.” –President Obama, remarks at a DCCC dinner, May 7, 2014 In addressing a dinner of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in Los Angeles, President Obama made a rather striking claim—that Senate Republicans have filibustered

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: pb09, 5/9/2014 7:12:53 AM     (No. 9841852)

BS! Projection! Besides, nothing gets passed the Dingy one in the Senate

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Reply 2 - Posted by: uno_thatguy, 5/9/2014 7:34:04 AM     (No. 9841873)

Furthermore, #1, The idiotic, unconstitutional onslaught of the demns deserve filibusters to fully bust the demn regime!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: fireboy, 5/9/2014 7:39:10 AM     (No. 9841878)

He´s the reigning "Lie-of-the Year" champ. No one should believe anything he says ever.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: postaway, 5/9/2014 7:48:07 AM     (No. 9841887)

And we are to believe, without any doubt lest we be deemed kooks, that a mind with such little regard for facts graduated from Columbia and with honors from Harvard Law without any special help and many averted eyes. Stuff and nonsense. A third rate intellect within a third rate personality within a second rate actor.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: rob, 5/9/2014 7:54:51 AM     (No. 9841892)

Five hundred? Wow, I thought it was more like eleventy hundred!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Policom, 5/9/2014 8:06:36 AM     (No. 9841905)

And how many Executive Orders have been issued?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: pineledger, 5/9/2014 8:06:37 AM     (No. 9841906)

Speaking of Dingy, he makes the same kind of bogus assertions on a regular basis.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: BeatleJeff, 5/9/2014 8:09:50 AM     (No. 9841910)

If you like your filibuster, you can keep your filibuster ...

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Hermoine, 5/9/2014 8:23:56 AM     (No. 9841917)

Dude, Obama doesn´t lie, he just makes up the truth.

#BringourGirlsBack #RealWaronWomen #SandraFlukeIneedFreeContraceptives

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Joe vann, 5/9/2014 8:25:28 AM     (No. 9841920)

Why doesn´t our tv media, besides Fox, call him on his lies and distortions ? I doubt if the NYT or the rest of the print media will follow the Post, must be a mistake, on this revelation.

The Conservatives should challenge his contemptuous, continuous lies and counter them with, that bygone word of yesteryear the TRUTH...even if the media distorts it...which they will.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Wakeupcall, 5/9/2014 8:57:07 AM     (No. 9841974)

If we are to be a limited government as constitutionally charged, why in the world do we need another 500 pieces of legislation in the first place.

It is past time for the people to wake up and put an end to this forced governmental control over the people before we are destroyed as the Marxist democrats and RINO´s work together to accomplish.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: mickturn, 5/9/2014 9:00:00 AM     (No. 9841979)

Well it seems Obie is lying about lying.

How special! Apparently the Community Organizer is steeped in his own ego and adoration from the Leftie Takers and can´t handle reality!



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Reply 13 - Posted by: krause, 5/9/2014 9:00:18 AM     (No. 9841981)

Are you saying that these lefty ´journalists´ are not honest journalists? You know darn well they would be saying the same thing if Bush had been in charge. Right?

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Rinktum, 5/9/2014 9:34:29 AM     (No. 9842062)

Explain to me why the word "lie" is treated as the worst profanity in the history of the world. The "F" bomb is used excessively, but say the word "lie or liar" and you have committed the unpardonable sin. Guess it is just too black and white. Right and wrong is so out of vogue. Bring back plain speak. Call a lie what it is.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: enuf8, 5/9/2014 9:36:15 AM     (No. 9842065)

The very few in Congress who do point out the LIES of this administration and the deceitful intentions are often piled on by both sides of the aisle.

RE: Sen. Ted Cruz and Mike Lee as examples. Gov. Sarah Palin for one who is not in elected office. These individuals get crucified each time by both sides when they point out the LIES.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: congar, 5/9/2014 10:44:36 AM     (No. 9842198)

The lies coming from this administration become larger and more numerous weekly. Meanwhile our sycophant media contentedly sits on their thumbs with a smile on their face, fawning over every syllable uttered by His Majesty.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Arby, 5/9/2014 11:15:10 AM     (No. 9842253)

OK, OK, he grotesquely inflated the numbers. He always does that. The core, however, is that he always blames someone else for his incompetence. When he really wants to do something he simply does it by executive fiat. We´ve got to protect ourselves from his machinations until 2016 and then beat the PIAPS. I´m reminding the Ldotters that I´ll support anyone who can beat her, including Beelzebub.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: jeffkinnh, 5/9/2014 11:47:35 AM     (No. 9842315)

BO and Reid have left reality with their fantasy based pontifications. Media should be screaming about this obvious gross distortion but because it´s BO, no one will say anything.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: lostinmassachusetts, 5/9/2014 5:28:27 PM     (No. 9842757)

It doesn´t matter whether or not he lies nor how egregious the lies might be. The LoFos will always believe him, and his left-wing support base will always claim what he says is true.

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