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Obama delays signing 'urgent' stimulus for Chicago fun
American Thinker ^ | February 15, 2009 | Thomas Lifson

Posted on 02/15/2009 4:26:30 PM PST by Joiseydude

After telling the nation it was so urgent to pass the stimulus bill there was no time to even read it, President Obama took off for Chicago with wife Michelle, to dine at a fancy Chicago restaurant and spend the night at home in Hyde Park for Valentine's Day. The Bill will just have to wait for him to sign it next Tuesday.

How to explain this odd behavior? Was this a calculated move? What could be the thinking behind it?

Obama and his advisors are no doubt counting on the press to avoid noticing the contradiction between the alleged urgency and taking time off. This neglect is a necessary precondition for all that follows.

(Excerpt) Read more at americanthinker.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bho44; bhofamily; bhostimulus; valentinesday
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1 posted on 02/15/2009 4:26:30 PM PST by Joiseydude
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To: Joiseydude

I knew I shouldn’t get on FR today. I’m leaving, and will be back at my reading post tomorrow. Goodness, the audacity of the dope.


2 posted on 02/15/2009 4:28:13 PM PST by refreshed
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To: Joiseydude
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3 posted on 02/15/2009 4:28:40 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Have You Punched A Democrat Today? - Do it for the children.)
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To: Joiseydude

NO TIME TO LET CONGRESS READ THE BILL

“The Sky Is Falling”

We’ll sign the bill first thing we get back from vacation


4 posted on 02/15/2009 4:30:08 PM PST by silverleaf ("Men are not angered by mere misfortune but by misfortune conceived as injury" - Screwtape)
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To: Joiseydude

He wants to make a spectacle of it in grand fashion, no other reason.


5 posted on 02/15/2009 4:30:17 PM PST by boomop1
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Great picture.


6 posted on 02/15/2009 4:31:54 PM PST by Joiseydude (Obama: "Putting my ideals into effect are more important than your safety from terrorist acts")
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To: Joiseydude

The exscuse will be couched in personal BS about Obama and his wife. Why don’t they just ban all media except People Magazine and be done with it.


7 posted on 02/15/2009 4:32:50 PM PST by Callahan
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To: boomop1

“He wants to make a spectacle of it in grand fashion, no other reason”

America elected Puff Daddy.


8 posted on 02/15/2009 4:33:33 PM PST by y6162
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To: Joiseydude; All
Barry couldn't wait until he got into the White House, and once he was in, looked around and saw the enormous responsibility of living and working there, and now he can't run away from it fast enough.

It's going to be a LONG four years.

9 posted on 02/15/2009 4:33:34 PM PST by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin is a smart missile aimed at the heart of the left!)
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To: Joiseydude

Just like the first stimulus bill they passed it had to done right now ,or the world would end...what a bunch of liars....they call fire in a theater....


10 posted on 02/15/2009 4:33:54 PM PST by angelcindy ("If you follow the crowd,you get no further than the crowd")
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To: FlingWingFlyer
Combine that with Nancy's Roman Holiday.
11 posted on 02/15/2009 4:34:08 PM PST by stayathomemom (Cat herder and empty nester)
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To: angelcindy

“had to done right now ,or the world would end...what a bunch of liars”

+1


12 posted on 02/15/2009 4:35:55 PM PST by Canedawg (An acute case of ODS)
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To: Callahan

He’s a malignant narcissist. So is she.

He loves to have people waiting on and for him.

Nice of us taxpayers to provide such a nice Valentine’s Day outing for the first couple, isn’t it? I guess dining at the White House isn’t up to their standards.


13 posted on 02/15/2009 4:36:35 PM PST by Bluebird Singing
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To: Joiseydude

He’s been in office a month and already spent a cpl trillion...


14 posted on 02/15/2009 4:36:40 PM PST by angelcindy ("If you follow the crowd,you get no further than the crowd")
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To: Joiseydude
His actions are easily explained. The legislation has nothing to do with the economy. The sole purpose is to expand government and by association socialism at the expense of our democracy. They socialists are employing the Cloward-Piven Strategy.
15 posted on 02/15/2009 4:36:44 PM PST by Man50D (Fair Tax, you earn it, you keep it!)
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To: Joiseydude
Alt 2: Michelle's Valentine

I am one of many observers who believes Michelle Obama is accustomed to getting her way on certain issues.

The author evidently submitted the wrong version as there were four alternatives in his original article. Fortunately, I had an advanced copy and will post the 4th alternative here:

Alt 4: Michelle Learned Beyonce might be in DC this weekend


16 posted on 02/15/2009 4:37:17 PM PST by fso301
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To: Joiseydude

and it was so urgently needed to “stimulate” the economy that it won’t even be in effect until 2010.

on the bright side...we may have our doom delayed by 10 months or so.


17 posted on 02/15/2009 4:37:31 PM PST by conservativebabe (awaiting inspiration for a new tagline)
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To: silverleaf

It is almost like he is purposely dooing this to show us
A SIGN OF DEFIANCE!! (another form of shuck and jive).


18 posted on 02/15/2009 4:38:10 PM PST by acoulterfan
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To: Joiseydude
"If elected, I will work 24/7..."

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19 posted on 02/15/2009 4:38:15 PM PST by IrishPennant ("We're surrounded...That simplifies our problem.")
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To: Joiseydude

I hope the country sees the irony in this. Couldn’t keep my promise to let you READ it as I and Congress promised, but we’ll just let it sit while I go out on the town.


20 posted on 02/15/2009 4:40:43 PM PST by autumnraine (Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose- Kris Kristopherson)
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To: Joiseydude

EVERYONE could have had three days to read it before the vote. No excuse. This administration stinks to high heaven.
I read that Louis bought Marie a cake this weekend...how appropriate.


21 posted on 02/15/2009 4:41:05 PM PST by ladyvet (WOLVERINES!!!!!)
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To: Joiseydude

Well, it probably takes until Tuesday to put up the Roman columns for his prime time spectacle.


22 posted on 02/15/2009 4:41:44 PM PST by Marathoner (The dream: 1-20-2013, hearing "I, Sarah Heath Palin, do solemnly swear...")
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To: autumnraine

Don’t hold your breath waiiting for that to happen.


23 posted on 02/15/2009 4:42:58 PM PST by Joiseydude (Obama: "Putting my ideals into effect are more important than your safety from terrorist acts")
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To: IrishPennant

ROFLMAO. That’s hilarious!


24 posted on 02/15/2009 4:43:18 PM PST by acliffhang3r
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To: IrishPennant

ROFLMAO. That’s hillarious!


25 posted on 02/15/2009 4:43:51 PM PST by acliffhang3r
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To: Joiseydude

Will someone please make a note of this “hurry up and wait mentality” of Obama and at least mention it the next porkulus he mandates? His Haughtiness mandated that the Congress HAD to sign that thing without reading it. Now, he dawdles in signing it, it was SO urgent. - It’s all about Obama flaunting his total control. - Does anyone really think some URGENT emergency or the other won’t cause us to most likely never have another Presidential election UNLESS the “messiah” is assured a hundred percent of winning?


26 posted on 02/15/2009 4:44:28 PM PST by Twinkie (WHAT ABOUT SOME MSM FAIRNESS?)
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To: Joiseydude

Salt in the wound.

He’s enjoying this.

He will f**kup though, it’s only a matter of time.

He’s in way over his head.

It won’t be long until Americans start to despise him for the economy that he won’t fix—socialism will not stimulate our economy.

This “stimulus” bill is a slap in the face for any hard-working American capitalist.

He gave our money to entities and institutions that are, in many cases, diametrically opposed to capitalism. This is reckless and immoral.

But today’s American is fat, dumb and happy and likely won’t even bother to consider all of the implications and consequences from 0bama’s bill.

Just look at all the Democrats have gained by creating economic problems—why would they want it to get better?

Socialism is not about prosperity it is about power, control and championing mediocrity—it is CLEARLY un-American.

TODAY’S DEMOCRATS ARE OUR NEW DOMESTIC ENEMIES—UN-AMERICAN, PERIOD!

It’s time we called them out as such and treated them as such.

Now, if we can only find enough men who will stand up to them.


27 posted on 02/15/2009 4:44:36 PM PST by Boucheau
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To: ladyvet
Is there anyway they can recall the bill and make it null and void since The One lied and knew all along he wouldn't sign it until Tuesday thus giving them enough time to read it before voting?
28 posted on 02/15/2009 4:44:44 PM PST by Evil Slayer (Onward, Christian soldiers, marching as to war)
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To: Joiseydude; informavoracious; larose; RJR_fan; Prospero; Conservative Vermont Vet; ...
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29 posted on 02/15/2009 4:46:27 PM PST by narses (http://www.theobamadisaster.com/)
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To: Joiseydude
Yep, no time to actually let anyone read and understand the Bill before a vote. A single day's delay would court disaster.

Ooops, the News Cycle is closed until Tuesday so I guess Armageddon can be postponed until then. A full fledged across the spectrum broadcast of the signing is no doubt in store for us all on Tues.

30 posted on 02/15/2009 4:47:05 PM PST by TCats
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To: Boucheau
He will f**kup though, it’s only a matter of time.

.....and Americans will die.

31 posted on 02/15/2009 4:47:09 PM PST by Joiseydude (Obama: "Putting my ideals into effect are more important than your safety from terrorist acts")
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To: acliffhang3r

thanks...almost as funny as his promise to work 24/7


32 posted on 02/15/2009 4:47:49 PM PST by IrishPennant ("We're surrounded...That simplifies our problem.")
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To: Boucheau
It won’t be long until Americans start to despise him

My teenage son mentioned the other day that people(in his circle) are already becoming irritated with Obama.

Doesn't bode well for the messiah.

33 posted on 02/15/2009 4:47:55 PM PST by skeeter
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To: Joiseydude
Will somebody PLEASE get this A-hole's BC and cuff him NOW!!!


34 posted on 02/15/2009 4:48:23 PM PST by Evil Slayer (Onward, Christian soldiers, marching as to war)
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To: Joiseydude

You forgot the “every day this is delayed, 2,000 people lose their jobs” stuff. That’s about 8,000 more by my count.


35 posted on 02/15/2009 4:49:02 PM PST by ataDude (My incredulity has already turned into disillusionment and is now turning into hatred.)
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To: Twinkie
It is all about the News Cycle. The Bill was not passed until late Friday and Monday is a Holiday. So Tuesday is when he'll sign it. So much for ‘not a day's delay’ being acceptable, eh.
36 posted on 02/15/2009 4:50:13 PM PST by TCats
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To: autumnraine

This bill is nothing more than a blank check to the Dems to do with as they wish and pass some along to their supporters. It’s about the power and the money. Has nothing to do with stimulating the economy. When it doesn’t work, they will be back for more.....


37 posted on 02/15/2009 4:50:53 PM PST by Fu-fu2
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To: TCats
Yep, no time to actually let anyone read and understand the Bill before a vote. A single day's delay would court disaster.

Besides not wanting anyone to read and give digestion time, Nazi Pelosi and gang had to leave for a nice European jaunt...that is why it had to be rushed through...UFB.

38 posted on 02/15/2009 4:51:08 PM PST by IrishPennant ("We're surrounded...That simplifies our problem.")
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To: ataDude

No, no, no, acording to Pelosi another 17,000,000 lose their jobs every day.


39 posted on 02/15/2009 4:52:09 PM PST by Joiseydude (Obama: "Putting my ideals into effect are more important than your safety from terrorist acts")
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To: Marathoner
Clinton isn't available. Papers this important should be signed at the White House, VEDIO TAPED. If obozo doesn't need the White House than why should we pay the bills for
the criminals that are now running it. Someone needs to throw Emanual and Carvile out and close the doors.
I don't think bozo could read or understand one word in that package. He's like a puppet, he's told what to say and he repeats it over and over again, each time he gets a little better at it. He's a con man and he's there for the photo ops.
The Clinton's and the DemoRATS are using race to hold onto
the White House and they are running things once again.
40 posted on 02/15/2009 4:52:56 PM PST by rebapiper
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To: ataDude

Can’t wait ‘till Rush comes back Monday and points that out.


41 posted on 02/15/2009 4:53:02 PM PST by Evil Slayer (Onward, Christian soldiers, marching as to war)
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To: Joiseydude

It is so we have a chance to read and then we can tell him if we really want it.


42 posted on 02/15/2009 4:53:48 PM PST by ThomasThomas ( Accept it, there is no except after in math.)
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To: Joiseydude

Not even four weeks in office and already he has to take a four day vacation? I wish I had that type of benefits.


43 posted on 02/15/2009 4:54:37 PM PST by bushbuddy
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So, when does everyone think that zer0 will return to Hawaii for a week or two?

Spring break, April maybe?

44 posted on 02/15/2009 4:56:56 PM PST by Joiseydude (Obama: "Putting my ideals into effect are more important than your safety from terrorist acts")
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner
Just like grandma, we may not all get a chance to see four years.
Gitmo closing, terrorist being re least, the bankrupting of our country. CRIMINALS running the White House.
45 posted on 02/15/2009 4:57:15 PM PST by rebapiper
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To: everyone
If people are unhappy with Obama, they should think about asking Congress to investigate whether he is even a natural born citizen. He may only be a naturalized citizen, if that. But because he has been hiding his original, complete birth certificate (nobody has seen it), we just do not know if he's even a legal president.

If it turns out that The Undocumented One is found to be ineligible to be president according to the Constitution, then everything he does now will be null and void. Everything. Every appointment, every bill, every signature on every document -- all of it will be as if it never happened.

Would you rather this occur now, when the damage can still be contained, or do you want to wait three years or two, until the matter is totally unavoidable due to demonstrations by people who are fed up with the cover-ups?

Please ask your state's senators and congressmen to help the people of America learn the truth about the identity of the man living at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. He may, in fact, be an impostor.

Don't you want to be sure? Are you really sure now that he's the legal president?

I'm not, and there are millions of us who feel this way, and we will not be silenced.

46 posted on 02/15/2009 4:58:00 PM PST by Technical Editor
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To: Evil Slayer

Glen Beck now on FOX at 5:00 in New York. So far doing a bang up job. Got to listen. Also on the radio in the morning. 9 -11 am


47 posted on 02/15/2009 5:04:07 PM PST by rebapiper
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To: Evil Slayer
It wouldn't make any difference since we still have to contend with the three traitors, and they won't change their minds. I'm afraid we're in for a long, long, four years.
48 posted on 02/15/2009 5:05:29 PM PST by ladyvet (WOLVERINES!!!!!)
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To: skeeter
My teenage son mentioned the other day that people(in his circle) are already becoming irritated with Obama.

One of my best friends teaches in an almost all black high school, and last week she told me that one of her students said in class, "I'm sick of seeing his face everywhere. I'm getting sick of him already," and other kids did not protest or smack this student down. I thought this was interesting since my friend was previously bombarded, overwhelmed, and disgusted with Obamania at this school.

49 posted on 02/15/2009 5:10:17 PM PST by KJC1
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To: Evil Slayer

“Is there anyway they can recall the bill and make it null and void....”

along with throwing the 60th vote of Burris, that ought to do it, LOL.


50 posted on 02/15/2009 5:16:26 PM PST by acoulterfan
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