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25 Days Till State Of The Union.And Really Nothing To Brag About.Maybe Obama Care?

Posted on 12/26/2013 3:53:35 PM PST by Cruz_West_Paul2016

Well? Will we have 7 Million Pajama Boys signed up by then? Will unemployment be around 6%? Is there finally peace in the middle east and will Detroit be booming like some of the southern red states? Or will Bambi just remind us that "He Got Osama". Lets be real, we haven't had an "Actual State Of The Union Address since the Bush Years.


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1 posted on 12/26/2013 3:53:35 PM PST by Cruz_West_Paul2016
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To: Cruz_West_Paul2016
25 Days Till State Of The Union. And Really Nothing To Brag About. Maybe ObamaCare?

Nothing to brag about. But plenty to lie about.

2 posted on 12/26/2013 3:55:31 PM PST by TruthShallSetYouFree ( July 4, 1776: Declaration of Independence. Nov 6, 2012: Declaration of Dependence. R.I.P. America.)
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To: Cruz_West_Paul2016

The Yearly Special Meeting of the EXEMPT,
lauding themselves for their EXEMPTIONS
and their treason against the US Constitution.


3 posted on 12/26/2013 3:55:48 PM PST by Diogenesis
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To: Cruz_West_Paul2016

More lies from the Clown.

Keep talking BO.


4 posted on 12/26/2013 3:56:06 PM PST by hadaclueonce (Because Brawndo's got electrolytes. Because Ethanol has Big Corn Lobby)
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To: Cruz_West_Paul2016

Oh yeah, another lieathon.


5 posted on 12/26/2013 3:56:56 PM PST by Duckdog (If it wasn't for NASCAR my TV would have gone out the window years ago!)
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To: Cruz_West_Paul2016

I hope Joe Biden burps in the background.


6 posted on 12/26/2013 3:57:01 PM PST by Cruz_West_Paul2016
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To: Cruz_West_Paul2016

The State of the Union is a disaster, thanks to Obama. He’s the worst President - ever - in US history!


7 posted on 12/26/2013 3:57:11 PM PST by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: Cruz_West_Paul2016

Boenher would become a hero if he brings his cell and tells his wife to call during the speech,,,then take the call! I would pay to see that.


8 posted on 12/26/2013 3:59:20 PM PST by Cruz_West_Paul2016
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To: Diogenesis
The Yearly Special Meeting of the EXEMPT,
lauding themselves for their EXEMPTIONS
and their treason against the US Constitution.

Well said and spot on.

9 posted on 12/26/2013 3:59:39 PM PST by Ouderkirk (To the left, everything must evidence that this or that strand of leftist theory is true)
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To: Cruz_West_Paul2016

Remember Joe Wilson. He got re-elected and will be in audience. This time instead of “You Lie” he should just laugh uncontrollably when O spouts off about successes.


10 posted on 12/26/2013 4:00:04 PM PST by bunster
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To: Cruz_West_Paul2016

You can bet they are already lining up useful idiots from Craigslist to act as “victims” and to sit with Moochelle during Barry’s big state of the union show. Here come da bounce, here come da bounce.


11 posted on 12/26/2013 4:01:58 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (The Truth Is Out There. Just don't let anyone know that you're looking for it.)
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To: Cruz_West_Paul2016

In an election year, it is “Democrat Care”.


12 posted on 12/26/2013 4:03:04 PM PST by Mark (Obama Care is now DEMOCRAT CARE)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Exactly. He’ll make up stuff in his speech.


13 posted on 12/26/2013 4:03:24 PM PST by lowbridge
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To: Cruz_West_Paul2016

The Academy Awards and Obama’s State of the Union. Two shows I intentionally avoid, every year.


14 posted on 12/26/2013 4:05:58 PM PST by Signalman
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To: Star Traveler
He’s the worst President - ever - in US history!

Agree. Jimmy Carter was a paragon of competence, in comparison.
15 posted on 12/26/2013 4:07:15 PM PST by Signalman
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To: Cruz_West_Paul2016

He’ll just lie his head off.

He’s still trying to clean up the mess he inherited, but too many nasty opposition politicians just refuse to cooperate or compromise. He is sweet and kind and willing to talk, but they just refuse to meet with him.

And those dirty capitalists are deliberately undermining the economy, hoping to make him look bad!


16 posted on 12/26/2013 4:07:37 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Cruz_West_Paul2016

I wish the Republicans would all show up in onesies and some hot cocoa.


17 posted on 12/26/2013 4:22:58 PM PST by struggle
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To: Cruz_West_Paul2016

he can’t brag about Ocare, everyone will break out in laughter. But, he can brag about what further things he WANTS to do to America.... (making it a future-oriented speech)

his handlers will almost certainly have him do it this way...
(given how this last year, last few years, has/have gone)


18 posted on 12/26/2013 4:28:47 PM PST by faithhopecharity
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To: Cruz_West_Paul2016

Obama is going to make a big deal out of all the part-time jobs HE created, and continue the lie that Obamacare is “Affordable” and how it is replacing all those “substandard” plans we were happy with.


19 posted on 12/26/2013 4:29:20 PM PST by OrioleFan (Republicans believe every day is July 4th, Democrats believe every day is April 15th.)
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To: Cruz_West_Paul2016
Hey pubbies ... get t'practicin' ...

ahem ...

YOU LIE !

20 posted on 12/26/2013 4:34:52 PM PST by knarf (I say things that are true .. I have no proof .. but they're true.)
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To: Cruz_West_Paul2016
In a nutshell, his speech will be:

"The recovery is going great, Americans now have affordable health care, and our stature in the world is greatly improved. But, there's still work to be done..."

21 posted on 12/26/2013 4:37:18 PM PST by Cementjungle
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To: Mark
In an election year, it is “Democrat Care”.

I love it! Also love the tagline!

22 posted on 12/26/2013 4:45:55 PM PST by Mich Patriot (PITCH BLACK is the new "transparent")
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To: struggle

Great idea...better yet, all show up wearing camoflage (Duck Dynasty) and waders!


23 posted on 12/26/2013 4:48:49 PM PST by Mich Patriot (PITCH BLACK is the new "transparent")
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To: Cementjungle

so will they put out fake numbers on the economy on the prior friday? like,,,,unemployment down to 6.8%!!! while,,,Oops,,,365 new unemployment apps.


24 posted on 12/26/2013 4:55:05 PM PST by Cruz_West_Paul2016
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To: Cruz_West_Paul2016

Lets be real, we haven’t had an actual President Of The United States since the Bush Years.


25 posted on 12/26/2013 5:07:35 PM PST by Pollster1 ("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
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To: Cicero

Yes he’ll lie. But don’t underestimate him. The clock is ticking and he has an agenda. He has no shame, and won’t show any remorse or embarrassment over the Obamacare debacle. If anything, he’ll offer a greater in-your-face affront to show you just how much he cares.

He’s already disgraced the Presidency in so many ways. I expect even more will come, especially at the SOTU when he has an audience.

Remember he has already come out with income inequality as being a problem. The only question I have is just how far he will try to push things at the upcoming SOTU.


26 posted on 12/26/2013 5:32:38 PM PST by paint_your_wagon
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

NOTRE DAME PROFESSOR ON OBAMACARE
THE CHRISTIAN POST ^ | 11/20/2013 | Laura Hollis

Obamacare Should Remind Us We Are Not ‘Subjects,’ We Are People Laura Hollis is a professor at the University of Notre Dame November 20, 2013 http://www.christianpost.com/news/obamacare-should-remind-us-we-are-not-subjects-we-are-people-109165/

• Laura Hollis is a professor at the University of Notre Dame

The unveiling of the dictatorial debacle that is Obamacare absolutely flabbergasts me. It is stunning on so many levels, but the most shocking aspect of it for me is watching millions of free Americans stand idly by while this man, his minions in Congress and his cheerleaders in the press systematically dismantle our Constitution, steal our money, and crush our freedoms. • The President, Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid (with no small help from Justice John Roberts) take away our health care, and we allow it. • They take away our insurance, and we allow it. • They take away our doctors, and we allow it. • They charge us thousands of dollars more a year, and we allow it. • They make legal products illegal, and we allow it. • They cripple our businesses, and we allow it. • They announce by fiat that we must ignore our most deeply held beliefs – and we allow it.

Where is your spine, America ? Yes, I know people are complaining. I read the news on the internet. I read blogs. I have a Twitter feed. So what? People in the Soviet Union complained. People in Cuba complain. People in China complain (quietly). Complaining isn’t the same thing as doing anything about it. In fact, much of the complaining that we hear sounds like resignation: Wow. This sucks. Oh well, this is the way things are. Too bad. Perhaps you need reminding of a few important facts. Here goes:

1. The President is not a king. Barack Obama does not behave like a President, an elected official, someone who realizes that he works for us. He behaves like a king, a dictator – someone who believes that his own pronouncements have the force of law, and who thinks he can dispense with the law’s enforcement when he deigns to do so. And those of us who object? How dare we? Racists! And while he moves steadily “forward” with his plans to “fundamentally transform” the greatest country in human history, he distracts people with cheap, meaningless trivialities, like “free birth control pills”! (In fact, let’s face it: this administration’s odd obsession with sex in general - Birth control! Abortion! Sterilization! Gay guys who play basketball! — is just plain weird. Since when did the leader of the free world care so much about how people have sex, who they have it with, and what meds they use when they have it? Does he have nothing more important to concern himself with?)

2. It isn’t just a failed software program; it is a failed philosophy. People are marveling that Healthcare.gov was such a spectacular failure. Well, if one is only interested in it as a product launch, I’ve explained some of the reasons for that here. But the larger point is that it isn’t a software failure, or even a product failure; it is a philosophy failure. I have said this before: Obama is not a centrist; he is a central planner. And this – all of it: the disastrous computer program, the hundreds of millions of dollars wasted, the lies, the manipulation of public opinion, the theft of the public’s money and property, and freedom (read insurance, and premiums, and doctors) — IS what central planning looks like. The central premise of central planning is that a handful of wunderkinds with your best interests at heart (yeah, right) know better than you what’s good for you. The failure of such a premise and the misery it causes have been clear from the dawn of humanity. Kings and congressmen, dictators and Dear Leaders, potentates, princes and presidents can all fall prey to the same imperial impulses: “we know what is good the ‘the people.’ And they are always wrong. There is a reason that the only times communism has really been tried have been after wars, revolutions, or coups d’état. You have to have complete chaos for people to be willing to accept the garbage that centralized planning produces. Take the Soviet Union , for example. After two wars, famine, and the collapse of the Romanov dynasty, why wouldn’t people wait in line for hours to buy size 10 shoes? Or settle for the gray matter that passed for meat in the grocery stores? But communism’s watered-down cousin, socialism, isn’t much better. Ask the Venezuelans who cannot get toilet paper. Toilet paper. ¡Viva la Revolución! Contrary to what so many who believe in a “living Constitution” say, the Founding Fathers absolutely understood this. That is why the Constitution was set up to limit government power. (Memo to the President: the drafters of the Constitution deliberately didn’t say “what government had to do on your behalf.”) They understood that that was the path to folly, fear, and famine.)

3. Obama is deceitful. Just as the collapse of the computer program should not surprise anyone, neither should we be shocked that the President lied about his healthcare plan. Have any of you been paying attention over the past few years? Obama has made no secret of his motivations or his methods. The philosophies which inspire him espouse deceit and other vicious tactics. (Don’t take my word for it: read Saul Alinsky.) Obama infamously told reporter Richard Wolffe, “You know, I actually believe my own bullshit.” He has refused to be forthcoming about his past (where are his academic records?). His own pastor, Rev. Jeremiah Wright, told author Ed Klein, that Obama said to him, “You know what your problem is? You have to tell the truth.” Did Obama lie when he said dozens of times, “If you like you plan, you can keep it. Period!”? Of course he did. That’s what he does.

4. The media is responsible. And had the media been doing their jobs, we would have known a lot of this much, much earlier. The press is charged with the sacred responsibility of protecting the people from the excesses of government. Our press has been complicit, incompetent, or corrupt. Had they vetted this man in 2008, as they would have a Republican candidate, we would have known far more about him than we do, even now. Had they pressed for more details about Obamacare, Congress’ feet would have been held to the fire. Had they done their jobs about Eric Holder, Fast and Furious, Benghazi, the IRS scandal, NSA spying - or any of the other myriad betrayals of the public trust that this administration has committed, Obama would likely have lost his 2012 reelection campaign. (A fact that even The Washington Post has tacitly acknowledged. Well done, fellas! Happy now?) Instead, they turned a blind eye, even when they knew he was lying, abusing power, disregarding the limits of the Constitution. It was only when he began to spy on them, and when the lies were so blatant that the lowest of low-information voters could figure it out that they realized they had to report on it. (Even in the face of blatant, deliberate and repeated lies, The New York Times has the audacity to tell us that the President “misspoke.”) They have betrayed us, abandoned us, and deceived us.

5. Ted Cruz was right. So was Sarah Palin. The computer program is a disaster. The insurance exchanges are a disaster. What’s left? The healthcare system itself. And this, of necessity, will be a disaster, too. Millions of people have lost their individual insurance plans. In 2015, millions more will lose their employer-provided coverage (a fact which the Obama administration also knew, and admitted elsewhere).

The exorbitant additional costs that Obamacare has foisted on unsuspecting Americans are all part of a plan of wealth confiscation and redistribution. That is bad enough. But it will not end there. When the numbers of people into the system and the corresponding demand for care vastly exceed the cost projections (and they will, make no mistake), then the rationing will start. Not only choice at that point, but quality and care itself will go down the tubes. And then will come the decisions made by the Independent Payment Advisory Board about what care will be covered (read “paid for”) and what will not. That’s just a death panel, put politely. In fact, progressives are already greasing the wheels for acceptance of that miserable reality as well. They’re spreading the lie that it will be about the ability of the dying to refuse unwanted or unhelpful care. Don’t fall for that one, either. It will be about the deaths that inevitably result from decisions made by people other than the patients, their families, and their physicians. (Perhaps it’s helpful to think of their assurances this way: “If you like your end-of-life care, you can keep your end-of-life-care.”)

6. We are not SUBJECTS. (or, Nice Try, the Tea Party Isn’t Going Away). We have tolerated these incursions into our lives and livelihoods too long already. There is no end to the insatiable demand “progressives” have to remake us in their image. Today it is our insurance, our businesses, our doctors, our health care. Tomorrow some new crusade will be announced that enables them to take over other aspects of our formerly free lives. I will say it again: WE ARE NOT SUBJECTS. Not only is the Tea Party right on the fiscal issues, but it appears that they are more relevant than ever. We fought a war once to prove we did not want to be the subjects of a king, and the Boston Tea Party was just a taste of the larger conflict to come. If some people missed that lesson in history class, we can give them a refresher. The 2014 elections are a good place to start. Call your representative, your senator, your candidate and tell them: “We are not subjects. You work for us. And if the word “REPEAL” isn’t front and center in your campaign, we won’t vote for you. Period.”

Laura Hollis is an attorney and teaches entrepreneurship and business law at the University of Notre Dame . She resides in Indiana with her husband and two children.

Finally, someone who thinks like me In this country many people have always talked about the “banana republics” (referring mostly to Central and South American countries), their revolutions, their coup d’etats, etc. But when the governments act like they have in those countries, usually that is the ONLY way to get rid of them. In this country, up to 2008, that was not the case but since then it is rapidly going that route and the natives are not used to it nor prepared to fight it effectively. Most of those natives (and sadly quite a few natives of those banana republics) naively believe in the “checks and balances” which the usurper is quietly but swiftly doing away with.

I repeat Professor Hollis words: “Where is your spine, America ?” In case someone wants to write, her address is lhollis@nd.edu


27 posted on 12/26/2013 6:11:09 PM PST by Dqban22
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To: hadaclueonce

Only thing I would like is Obama to resign on national TV. That I would watch! The nation would breath a sign of relief if that was the case—I can dream can’t I?


28 posted on 12/26/2013 6:17:23 PM PST by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: Cruz_West_Paul2016; Revolting cat!; Slings and Arrows; GeronL; Daffynition

Joe Wilson should bring a duck call with him this time.


29 posted on 12/26/2013 6:41:07 PM PST by a fool in paradise ("Health care is too important to be left to the government.")
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To: a fool in paradise

That would be awesome


30 posted on 12/26/2013 6:44:31 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: GeronL

BUMP!


31 posted on 12/26/2013 6:45:07 PM PST by a fool in paradise ("Health care is too important to be left to the government.")
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To: a fool in paradise
Camo being the suggested formal attire?


32 posted on 12/26/2013 7:31:57 PM PST by Daffynition (Make Laura Bush's *Cowboy Cookies* for Christmas! They're GREAT!)
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To: Cicero

See my tagline.


33 posted on 12/26/2013 8:53:25 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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