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Obama in 2006: "raising America’s debt limit is a sign of leadership failure."
Milwaukee Story ^ | 3.1.11 | Thomas Long

Posted on 03/02/2011 3:35:51 PM PST by packback

Even in 2006, then Senator, Barack Obama voted against raising the debt ceiling stating, “the fact that we are here today to debate raising America’s debt limit is a sign of leadership failure. It is a sign that the U.S. Government can’t pay its own bills. It is a sign that we now depend on ongoing financial assistance from foreign countries to finance our Government’s reckless fiscal policies.”

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Front Page News; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2006; 2006debtceiling; broke; budget; ceiling; debt; debtceiling; democrats; obama; obamatruthfile; quote; spending

1 posted on 03/02/2011 3:35:55 PM PST by packback
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To: packback

Can we put this on a huge banner hang & it on the White House porch?


2 posted on 03/02/2011 3:37:26 PM PST by nascarnation
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To: packback

everything has changed because Obama was betting on the Chicago Bears to win the Super Bowl. But the Packers won and now he needs some cash to pay off his bookey.


3 posted on 03/02/2011 3:40:57 PM PST by hondact200 (Candor dat viribos alas (sincerity gives wings to strength) and Nil desperandum (never despair))
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To: packback

F him - he is not even an American.


4 posted on 03/02/2011 3:44:33 PM PST by Frantzie (HD TV - Total Brain-washing now in High Def. 3-D Coming soon)
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To: packback

We all know what’s going on. He gets a pass on his monumental hyprocracy because he’s the first affirmative action president.


5 posted on 03/02/2011 3:48:31 PM PST by Starboard
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To: nascarnation

6 posted on 03/02/2011 3:48:58 PM PST by paulycy (Islamo-Marxism is Evil.)
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To: paulycy

Well done!!

Add the date, and we need to buy billboards around the country!!


7 posted on 03/02/2011 3:52:03 PM PST by nascarnation
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To: nascarnation
Add the date, and we need to buy billboards around the country!!

Oops. Be happy to change it. What is the date and whatever you'd like changed.

8 posted on 03/02/2011 3:55:40 PM PST by paulycy (Islamo-Marxism is Evil.)
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To: paulycy

“the Cambridge police acted stupidly.”

What a leader....


9 posted on 03/02/2011 3:56:04 PM PST by mommab2003 (Stop these White House Chefs!!!)
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To: packback

Can’t you post your entire article? I would like to read it if you will post it


10 posted on 03/02/2011 4:02:03 PM PST by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (Green Bay Packers - SuperBowl 45 champs)
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To: paulycy

Unfortunately the article doesn’t give the date in 2006.
Maybe a Freeper that knows how to search the Cong Record can chime in.


11 posted on 03/02/2011 4:07:12 PM PST by nascarnation
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To: nascarnation
You'll have to find the money for all the billboards... ;0)


12 posted on 03/02/2011 4:08:23 PM PST by paulycy (Islamo-Marxism is Evil.)
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To: nascarnation

Or the author could tell you where he got it?


13 posted on 03/02/2011 4:08:56 PM PST by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (Green Bay Packers - SuperBowl 45 champs)
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To: paulycy

Someone hurry and find the Kenyan saying it on U-Tube ....that alone would be the only AD the GOP would need to run against The Kenyan in 2012 !!

The Kenyan’s statement would out live .....’I vote for the $87 billion before I voted against it, My name is John Kerry and I am reporting for duty? ...etc etc


14 posted on 03/02/2011 4:13:44 PM PST by W-Girl
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To: packback

Further proof he’s a lying scumbag charlatan son of a bitch. People like that usually wind up going off the rails, being habitually disconnected with reality.


15 posted on 03/02/2011 4:17:34 PM PST by the invisib1e hand (Every knife in my back pushes me forward.)
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To: paulycy

16 posted on 03/02/2011 5:08:46 PM PST by OldCorps
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To: packback
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17 posted on 03/02/2011 5:24:13 PM PST by Cobra64
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To: packback
Poster:

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18 posted on 03/02/2011 5:53:51 PM PST by Christian Engineer Mass (25ish Cambridge MA grad student. Many younger conservative Christians out there? __ Click my name)
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To: packback
0bama made that statement when the National Debt was only about 60% of GDP. During his first month as President, 0bama raised the public debt limit from $11.3 trillion to $12.1 trillion. Later that same year, he again raised it to $12.4 trillion. A couple months later on Feb 12, 2010, President 0bama signed a law raising the public debt limit from $12.4 trillion to $14.3 trillion! Now that the National Debt is nearly 100% of GDP and we have already reached the limit, 0bama is now asking to raise the debt ceiling again?
19 posted on 03/02/2011 5:54:12 PM PST by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: nascarnation

Sen. 0bama, Congressional Record, S.2237-8, 3/16/06


20 posted on 03/02/2011 6:03:11 PM PST by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: Brown Deer

Thanks!

Conservative Republicans and the Tea Party need to put billboards of this all over the country.


21 posted on 03/02/2011 6:06:16 PM PST by nascarnation
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To: packback
Without referencing the date, Congressman after Congressman, Senator after Senator should rise to effusively thank the President for his support in refusing to raise the limit, quoting him exactly.

Force the Dems to backtrack publickly.

22 posted on 03/02/2011 6:11:04 PM PST by cookcounty (STOP Obama's War Against Children!)
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To: paulycy
"Add the date, and we need to buy billboards around the country!!"

NO! Leave the date off....----Let the Democrats explain it.

23 posted on 03/02/2011 6:13:41 PM PST by cookcounty (STOP Obama's War Against Children!)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; Delacon; ...
Image and video hosting by TinyPic "So? You already knew I was an empty suit, or more accurately a Sock Puppet with George Soros' cold, greedy hand up my ass."

24 posted on 03/02/2011 6:25:12 PM PST by SunkenCiv (The 2nd Amendment follows right behind the 1st because some people are hard of hearing.)
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To: packback
Obama implied to the then Republican administration, but when Democrats run up a debt, that is progress.
25 posted on 03/02/2011 7:58:11 PM PST by oyez (The difference in genius and stupidity is that genius has limits.)
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To: Cobra64

Yeah it wasn’t just an offhand comment to the press or something, it was a line delivered on the floor of the US Senate. This is going to be the main narrative used at some point during the 2012 election.


26 posted on 03/02/2011 8:18:44 PM PST by packback
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To: cookcounty

I like the idea of leaving the date off, anyway we are not talking about ancient history here, it was only 5 years ago.


27 posted on 03/02/2011 8:19:05 PM PST by packback
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