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Unapologetic Obama Claims 'buck Stops with Me,' but Refuses to Fire Anyone in Lack of Accountability
Associated Content (AC) ^ | Jan. 8, 2010 | Marc Schenker

Posted on 01/08/2010 3:07:51 AM PST by Suvroc10

An unapologetic Obama claims "the buck stops with me," but, suspiciously, refuses to fire anyone in a lack of accountability over the Christmas Day intelligence screwup and subsequent terrorism attempt. At a press conference to update the nation on what went wrong, Obama instead spread the blame out evenly over many agencies in order to conceal who's really at fault. The irrecoverable problem with this approach is since no one in the government is held accountable for failure, there's no motivation to do better next time and improve.

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TOPICS: Extended News; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: accountability; unapologeticobama

1 posted on 01/08/2010 3:07:56 AM PST by Suvroc10
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To: Suvroc10
An unapologetic Obama claims "the buck stops with me,"

Yeah, we know that's where our money ends up.

2 posted on 01/08/2010 3:13:55 AM PST by UCANSEE2
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To: UCANSEE2
November 2010 he becomes a lame duck....a "plucked duck".....and I expect him to do something extremely stupid and risk impeachment....

Are riots in our near future...when the Obama money & power runs out?

3 posted on 01/08/2010 3:18:54 AM PST by cbkaty (I may not always post...but I am always here......)
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To: UCANSEE2

What happens when the peoples realize...they-ain't-no Obama money a-comin.....

4 posted on 01/08/2010 3:23:02 AM PST by cbkaty (I may not always post...but I am always here......)
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To: UCANSEE2

Or, “The Buck goes to non existing zip codes, and ends up in my pocket!”


5 posted on 01/08/2010 3:25:06 AM PST by DGHoodini (Iran Azadi!)
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To: Suvroc10

“It’s everyone’s fault, so I can’t fire anyone without firing everyone, and gosh darn it, THAT would be awkward!”


6 posted on 01/08/2010 3:31:11 AM PST by GnuHere
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To: GnuHere

It’s called spreading the guilt.


7 posted on 01/08/2010 3:42:52 AM PST by Coldwater Creek ("When you strike one American, you strike us all" ( President George W. Bush))
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To: Suvroc10

We should fire him, then.


8 posted on 01/08/2010 3:50:11 AM PST by rightwingintelligentsia (I could use some global warming about now.)
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To: Suvroc10

The logical thing to do in response to this would be to immediately halt the closing of Gitmo. Think this egotist will even consider that? Hardly. Instead, he’ll try to appear statesmanlike with the old ‘The buck stops with me’, and nothing will get any better. They sense softness in this administration, and rightly so.


9 posted on 01/08/2010 4:06:26 AM PST by maxwellsmart_agent
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To: Suvroc10

“The buck stops with me. I will continue to work on fixing the failed policies and systemic failures which I have inherited from the previous administration.”


10 posted on 01/08/2010 4:15:36 AM PST by CASchack
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To: Suvroc10

Good; then resign.


11 posted on 01/08/2010 4:18:13 AM PST by Matthew James (SPEARHEAD!)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Yes, Obama should be impeached or forced to resign by his own Democrat Party. Why? Simple, folks, the reasons are right in front of your eyes. First, Jones, Napolitano and Brennen are morons and sad excuses for human beings. None of them understand what protecting the American nation and her people require. They are all total failures and should have been immediately fired. Second, I listened to the full Obama remarks yesterday afternoon, and the POTUS looked and sounded like he was promoting drinking castor oil. If you, the people, believe this guy is dedicated to protecting Americans, then you must be smoking funny stuff. The only things Obama loves is himself, his socialism/communisnm/facism and the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, whom he worships!!!! Americans, the sooner you grasp this, the sooner our nation will take the necessary steps to protect our being and freedom!!! If you are counting on POTUS Obama to protect you and your children, forget it!!! He could care less about “any” American!!!!


12 posted on 01/08/2010 4:22:22 AM PST by JLAGRAYFOX
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To: Suvroc10

yeah the buck stops there, but HE PRINTED the worthless thing.

more meaningless words from 0bama, falling into the pit

hope
change
buck
here
acorn
socialist
liar


13 posted on 01/08/2010 4:42:19 AM PST by chuck_the_tv_out ( <<< click my name: now featuring Freeper classifieds)
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To: Suvroc10

In other news, the dollar continues its freefall on world markets.

Maybe he’s telling the truth. Maybe the buck really does get stopped by him


14 posted on 01/08/2010 4:45:32 AM PST by chuck_the_tv_out ( <<< click my name: now featuring Freeper classifieds)
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To: Suvroc10

“the buck stops here” means they could not find a way to blame Bush.

the guy who spent the past year blaming everything on Bush/Cheney, apologizing to the universe for all things American, now doesnt want to spend time finding fault when he cant dump anymore on the previous admin.

stay classy obammie


15 posted on 01/08/2010 4:56:57 AM PST by tm61 (somewhere in chicago, a ward is missing it's crook)
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To: cbkaty
WJR: Why are you here?
obama supporter: To get some money

WJR: What kind of money
obama supporter: obama money

WJR: Where’s it coming from?
obama supporter: obama

WJR: Where did obama get it?
obama supporter: His stash. I don’t know. But he’s giving it to us. But we love him and that’s why we voted for him.

16 posted on 01/08/2010 5:04:28 AM PST by newfreep ("Liberalism is just Communism sold by the drink." - P.J. O'Rourke)
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To: Suvroc10

Heads need to roll starting with Janet Napolitano, CIA chief Leon Panneta and the White House terrorism adviser not to mention a good purge of the State Department. None of this will happen with weak kneed President Teleprompter.


17 posted on 01/08/2010 5:24:06 AM PST by The Great RJ ("The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money." M. Thatcher)
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To: Suvroc10
When these mopes interrupted the Glen Beck show yesterday I listened for a minute - until I heard...
"For the past Eight Years"
My head was ready exploded at that not so vague HINT that it was all .. Bush's Fault!
I don't know who said it first but it was repeated and repeated.

These 'people' are utter disgusting.

Barry isn't running an Administration.
He's running a combination of a Freak Show and Day Care Center.

18 posted on 01/08/2010 5:30:36 AM PST by Condor51 (The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits (A. Einstein)
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To: Condor51
LOL.
I don't know what happened to my post #18. I really meant to type it in English.
19 posted on 01/08/2010 5:33:26 AM PST by Condor51 (The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits (A. Einstein)
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To: GnuHere

Yeah ... and in politics no one is responsible for anything (unless, of course, they’re conservative).


20 posted on 01/08/2010 5:36:01 AM PST by glennaro
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To: Suvroc10

“The louder he spoke of his honor, the faster we counted our spoons.”

—Ralph Waldo Emerson


21 posted on 01/08/2010 5:37:46 AM PST by savedbygrace (You are only leading if someone follows. Otherwise, you just wandered off... [Smokin' Joe])
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To: JLAGRAYFOX

The likihood of the Dem Party impeaching Big O is that of the old Germany National Socialists Party doing the same to Hitler...


22 posted on 01/08/2010 7:13:55 AM PST by OldArmy52 (Christmas 2009: Democrats give us Obama Cr*pCare, the t*rd that keeps on stinking.)
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