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Obama's 17 Minute, 14 Second Answer on Higher Taxes and Health Care
FOX News ^ | April 2, 2010

Posted on 04/02/2010 1:22:13 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

QUESTION: Thank you, Mr. President. We're honored to have you here today. I'm Joyce Ravis (ph) from Lake Wiley, South Carolina. I work at Celgard. We have wonderful CEOs that take care of us and have really helped the company grow.

My question is, though, in the economy times that we have now, is it a wise decision to add more taxes to us with the health care, because it -- we are over-taxed as it is?

OBAMA: Well, let's talk about this, you know, because this is an area where there's been just a whole lot of misinformation. And I'm going to have to work hard over the next several months to clean up a lot of the misapprehensions that people have.

Here's the bottom line. Number one is that we are the only -- we have been, up until last week, the only advanced country that allows 15 million of its citizens to not have any health insurance. ...

So if you're concerned about the deficit, what you're really concerned about is the cost of Medicare, Medicaid and all the other programs that are already in place...

Most of the budget is Medicare, Social Security, Medicaid, defense spending and interest on the national debt. That -- that accounts for about 70 percent of the budget. And so all this other stuff that sometimes we argue about, that's not the big stuff. We're going to have to tackle the big stuff if we're going to get our budget under control.

Boy, that was a long answer. I'm sorry, but I hope everybody -- but I hope I answered her question.

(Excerpt) Read more at whitehouse.blogs.foxnews.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: failure; obamacare; socialism; taxes
The Kenyan is one long winded socialist.
1 posted on 04/02/2010 1:22:13 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The man is a sack of s...er Obama.

A lying, sleazy, ill-educated, and completely dishonest sack of Obama.


2 posted on 04/02/2010 1:23:23 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
If it takes that long for him to explain it, I don't want to hear it.

Man, this guy loves to hear himself talk. Pretty soon, he may be the only one.

3 posted on 04/02/2010 1:23:57 PM PDT by kosciusko51
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

And he thinks we are all idiots and don’t notice that he did NOT answer the simple question.


4 posted on 04/02/2010 1:24:37 PM PDT by SmartInsight (Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote. ~ G. J. Nathan)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

17 Minutes, 14 Seconds of malicious lies on Higher Taxes and Health Care


5 posted on 04/02/2010 1:24:40 PM PDT by FormerACLUmember (The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule. - H. L. Menken.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

“Well, let’s talk about this, you know, because this is an area where there’s been just a whole lot of misinformation...”

Everytine Obummer lies he starts it with this statement.AWB


6 posted on 04/02/2010 1:28:08 PM PDT by Americanwolfsbrother (2010 - Throw every incumbent in Washington out on their asses!!!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
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"we have been, up until last week, the only advanced country that allows 15 million of its citizens to not have any health insurance. .."

Yeah...it's called liberty, Barry. Americans have fought and died for it for two centuries.

"Most of the budget is Medicare, Social Security, Medicaid, defense spending and interest on the national debt"

Those first three things shouldn't even exist, Barry. Wind those programs out of existence and the Federal budget will look a LOT better.

7 posted on 04/02/2010 1:28:17 PM PDT by Touch Not the Cat (Where is the light? Wonder if it's weeping somewhere...)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Its a long-winded bill.

Requiring everyone to have insurance would take about two pages. The other 2398 pages are about control of an industry they don’t know the first thing about, except that they know they want to control it.


8 posted on 04/02/2010 1:29:03 PM PDT by marron
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Arrogant, pompous, narcissistic, sociopath.


9 posted on 04/02/2010 1:29:07 PM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud Papa of two new Army Brats! Congrats to my Soldier son and his wife.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
the only advanced country that allows 15 million of its citizens

The devil is in that little detail right there. See, if you are NOT ALLOWED (because Zero Care has passed), who is the one with the AUTHORITY to dictate this? That's right folks, it isn't you.

And, if you can control healthcare, you control it all.

10 posted on 04/02/2010 1:30:35 PM PDT by Repeat Offender (While the wicked stand confounded, call me with Thy Saints surrounded)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
OBAMA'S BOTTOM LINE ANSWER TO AMERICA:
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11 posted on 04/02/2010 1:31:49 PM PDT by Recovering_Democrat
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To: Repeat Offender

Wait a minute, the number is 15 million now? What happened to all the others?


12 posted on 04/02/2010 1:32:36 PM PDT by nolongerademocrat ("Before you ask G-d for something, first thank G-d for what you already have." B'rachot 30b)
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To: Da Coyote
Now it is 15 million? How many different numbers have the Dems tossed about?
13 posted on 04/02/2010 1:33:10 PM PDT by gloryblaze (No tag yet)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

She should have pulled a Bret Baier.


14 posted on 04/02/2010 1:35:24 PM PDT by Past Your Eyes (You don't have to be ignorant to be a Democrat...but if you are...so what?)
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To: nolongerademocrat
You caught that too? I was going to post about that and then the word allow caught my eye.

Too much with this guy. You need one of those linguistic forensics guys after everytime he opens his mouth.

15 posted on 04/02/2010 1:39:55 PM PDT by Repeat Offender (While the wicked stand confounded, call me with Thy Saints surrounded)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Did he really say “misapprehensions”?


16 posted on 04/02/2010 1:41:42 PM PDT by NEMDF
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To: Repeat Offender

Amazing arrogance. Pride comes before a fall.


17 posted on 04/02/2010 1:41:50 PM PDT by nolongerademocrat ("Before you ask G-d for something, first thank G-d for what you already have." B'rachot 30b)
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To: nolongerademocrat

I think we are only going to see 15 million get picked up since the Muslims are exempt.


18 posted on 04/02/2010 1:43:06 PM PDT by NEMDF
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
IMHO the largest single tax increase will come when, to save Social Security and Medicare, the government will institute means testing for Social security and Medicare (charging premiums to all who can pay and to the limit of their ability to pay). I don't see any other way out both from the statements Republicans are beginning to make on the impossibility of repealing health care and the plans on the table from the Democrats.
19 posted on 04/02/2010 1:43:09 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I don’t think he answered the question! He rambled on and on about the healthcare plan, but I believe the question of taxing the over-taxed was not answered. Frankly, I’m not so sure he knew what the question was by the time he got done (not) answering it.


20 posted on 04/02/2010 1:45:20 PM PDT by marstegreg
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

This is a tactic guys. Obama has been educated in the art of propaganda in the same way he took on that hypnotic cadence during the election, and also said things like “You will get in that voting booth and a light will come over you and you will vote for Barack Obama” (note he did not say “me”, but “Barack Obama” because this was a hypnotic instruction and “me” wouldn’t be an option on the ballot).

So this 20 minute answer style is designed to confuse and bore the person for their mind to wander, but naturally you will be so enamored with the APPEARANCE of his ‘knowledge’ that you will concede he must be right because no one would talk so much about a subject unless they were certain... and so he ‘wins’ the argument without saying a damn thing.

My father was fascinated by hypnosis, subliminal messaging and such throughout his life. He picked up on Obama’s style of speeches and the little things he said that someone not familiar with that concept would not pick up.


21 posted on 04/02/2010 1:45:33 PM PDT by autumnraine (You can't fix stupid, but you can vote it out!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The object of all things is government control and siphoning money to the Fed gov....


22 posted on 04/02/2010 1:46:22 PM PDT by Sacajaweau (What)
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To: NEMDF

Oh yeah, the Muslims. Who could forget them? LOL He’s such a liar that I’m starting to picture Jon Lovitz everytime he opens his mouth. “Yeah, that’s the ticket...”


23 posted on 04/02/2010 1:49:04 PM PDT by nolongerademocrat ("Before you ask G-d for something, first thank G-d for what you already have." B'rachot 30b)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I dont hink he ansewred he question about being over taxed did he?


24 posted on 04/02/2010 1:50:18 PM PDT by funfan
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

All of that to say we will tax you more?


25 posted on 04/02/2010 1:52:04 PM PDT by OafOfOffice (W.C:Socialism:Philosophy of failure,creed of ignorance,gospel of envy,the equal sharing of misery)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

15 million without insurance. I thought it was 30 million. Did the magic negro get 15,000,000 people insured by the signing of the law?


26 posted on 04/02/2010 2:00:25 PM PDT by Terry Mross (Founding Fathers.....grave....rolling over.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
We're going to have to tackle the big stuff if we're going to get our budget under control.

!7 minutes and he didn't say anything.

So why add big things like health care. I suppose the best way to get health care under control is to not have any. Take two aspirin and don't call me in the morning is cost effective.

27 posted on 04/02/2010 2:03:10 PM PDT by depressed in 06 (Tea parties today, Lexington tomorrow.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I am really getting tired of seeing this guy in front of cheering sycophants. There is no way this is a representative audience. Why does FOX (I know there is no hope for the rest of the slimes) not do a check on these people and how they got in.


28 posted on 04/02/2010 2:07:37 PM PDT by depressed in 06 (Tea parties today, Lexington tomorrow.)
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To: NEMDF
Did he really say “misapprehensions”?

'Misapprehensions' to the Kenyan are female taxpayers.

29 posted on 04/02/2010 2:24:25 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer; Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; ...

The list, ping


30 posted on 04/02/2010 2:50:59 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: SoldierDad

i can not put into writing how i really feel...and what i wish for!


31 posted on 04/02/2010 3:07:07 PM PDT by ldish (Looking forward to Independence Day)
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To: ldish

I can. I really really hate these socialist who are now controlling this once proud Republic. And, I wish for their political demise - the sooner the better.


32 posted on 04/02/2010 3:09:06 PM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud Papa of two new Army Brats! Congrats to my Soldier son and his wife.)
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To: Repeat Offender
And, if you can control healthcare, you control it all.....

.....And Energy

.....And Food

.....And Religion

.....And the Right to Free (Conservative) Speech

.....And the Right to Bear Arms

.....And Free Commerce

.....And Property Rights

.....And...

Obama isn't settling for JUST Healthcare, He's going for it ALL.

33 posted on 04/02/2010 4:37:38 PM PDT by SteamShovel (When hope trumps reality, there is no hope at all.)
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To: Nachum
I wonder what Obama would do the day he doesn't have a microphone and an audience in front of him.

What would he do, then?

34 posted on 04/02/2010 5:52:33 PM PDT by Victoria Delsoul
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To: Victoria Delsoul

Play basketball?


35 posted on 04/02/2010 5:55:37 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
There is only one response necessary to the Jackass-in-Chief:

Redistribution is Theft III

36 posted on 04/02/2010 5:57:45 PM PDT by Oceander (The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance -- Thos. Jefferson)
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To: Nachum

LOL, with a mirror in front of him!


37 posted on 04/02/2010 5:58:35 PM PDT by Victoria Delsoul
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Any answer to a direct question that takes 17 minutes and 14 seconds to deliver is composed of equal parts lies and obfuscation. There will not be a shred of truth.

Having read the response, I believe the above to be an unerringly accurate statement.

38 posted on 04/02/2010 7:11:48 PM PDT by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA: Ignorance on Parade)
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