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Obama says he cannot guarantee Social Security checks will go out on August 3
CBS News ^ | 7/12/11 | Corbett B. Daly

Posted on 07/12/2011 10:26:51 AM PDT by Nachum

President Obama on Tuesday said he cannot guarantee that retirees will receive their Social Security checks August 3 if Democrats and Republicans in Washington do not reach an agreement on reducing the deficit in the coming weeks. "I cannot guarantee that those checks go out on August 3rd if we haven't resolved this issue. Because there may simply not be the money in the coffers to do it," Mr. Obama said in an interview with CBS Evening News anchor Scott Pelley, according to excerpts released by CBS News. The Obama administration and many economists have

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1 posted on 07/12/2011 10:27:00 AM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

He is full of chit!


2 posted on 07/12/2011 10:27:43 AM PDT by Cheetahcat ( November 4 2008 ,A date that will live in Infamy.)
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

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3 posted on 07/12/2011 10:27:59 AM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

That is the problem with this mess. The folks that can take the interruption the least, will be the first hit.


4 posted on 07/12/2011 10:27:59 AM PDT by DonaldC (A nation cannot stand in the absence of religious principle.)
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To: Nachum

OH bjt the welfare will go out right? Going for the kneecaps I see.What a jerk.


5 posted on 07/12/2011 10:28:13 AM PDT by chris_bdba
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To: Nachum

He is so blatantly like a Banana Republic dictator.


6 posted on 07/12/2011 10:28:27 AM PDT by Justice
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To: Nachum

He we go . .Scare The Old Folks

A conniving SOB . . all of them in fact


7 posted on 07/12/2011 10:28:33 AM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (EX Congressman Anthony Weiner: "Celebrate 'Perversity'")
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To: Nachum

He we go . .Scare The Old Folks

A conniving SOB . . all of them in fact


8 posted on 07/12/2011 10:28:50 AM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (EX Congressman Anthony Weiner: "Celebrate 'Perversity'")
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To: Nachum

Rabble rouser...


9 posted on 07/12/2011 10:28:58 AM PDT by VastRWCon (Taxed to Death)
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To: Nachum

But, but, but... I thought the money was in a Lock Box!


10 posted on 07/12/2011 10:29:04 AM PDT by So Cal Rocket (Task 1: Accomplished, Task 2: Hold them Accountable!)
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To: Nachum

Screaming and crying, and kicking his heels on the floor in a rage.


11 posted on 07/12/2011 10:29:04 AM PDT by YHAOS (you betcha!)
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, ping

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12 posted on 07/12/2011 10:29:36 AM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: chris_bdba

That should be but


13 posted on 07/12/2011 10:29:38 AM PDT by chris_bdba
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To: Nachum

Even Mr. Magoo would have seen this one coming.

Obama is a low-class, talentless, ill-educated bully who throws like a girl and needs a teleprompter to use the drive-thru at McDonalds.


14 posted on 07/12/2011 10:29:49 AM PDT by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: Nachum

“YOU LIE!”


15 posted on 07/12/2011 10:30:04 AM PDT by paulcissa (The first requirement of Liberalism is to stand on your head and tell the world they're upside down)
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To: Nachum

Obama pushing grandma in her wheelchair over the cliff?


16 posted on 07/12/2011 10:30:38 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: So Cal Rocket

“But, but, but... I thought the money was in a Lock Box!”

It is, in the banker’s vaults over at the federal reserve.


17 posted on 07/12/2011 10:31:01 AM PDT by DonaldC (A nation cannot stand in the absence of religious principle.)
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To: Nachum
Fine! Then the House should pass their own bill with $2 worth of cuts for every $1 worth of increase. Obama and the Senate Rats could then take it or leave it.
18 posted on 07/12/2011 10:31:25 AM PDT by tobyhill (Real Spending Cuts Don't Require Increasing The Debt)
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To: Nachum
I'm surprised CBS didn't include that disabled vets would also not receive their checks. The only checks going out 'for sure' are to drug addicts, alcoholics, and gang-bangers collecting Social Security Disability. The elderly and truly disabled will do without.

Dems love to scare people into doing what they want - it's what bullies do...

19 posted on 07/12/2011 10:31:25 AM PDT by GOPJ (Honk if I'm paying for your car, your mortgage, and your big, fat Greek bailout - mewzilla)
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To: Nachum

what a coward...hiding behind old people.


20 posted on 07/12/2011 10:31:45 AM PDT by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: Nachum

21 posted on 07/12/2011 10:31:49 AM PDT by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: Nachum
Scaring the old people now???


22 posted on 07/12/2011 10:31:52 AM PDT by NMEwithin
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To: Nachum

I am pretty sure he does have the ability to see that the checks go out in time. I’m pretty sure that the president can direct what spending happens and what spending doesn’t happen.

Which departments show up and which departments stay home.


23 posted on 07/12/2011 10:32:33 AM PDT by listenhillary (Social Justice is the epitome of injustice.)
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To: Nachum

A bit early to play this card. They are scared.


24 posted on 07/12/2011 10:32:36 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Nachum

I wish he’d cut them off. For good. And stop the taxing for it. Why do so-called ‘conservatives’ support this socialist ponzi scheme?

The answer: They aren’t conservatives when it comes to their own entitlements. If they were true conservatives they’d bite the bullet, take the loss, and say ‘cancel it!!’ at the top of their lungs.


25 posted on 07/12/2011 10:33:05 AM PDT by Tolsti2
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To: Nachum

More of Zero’s war on old people.


26 posted on 07/12/2011 10:33:41 AM PDT by rightly_dividing
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To: Nachum

Wow. Is he predictable, or what?

And of course, his worshipers in the media will make this the top story.


27 posted on 07/12/2011 10:33:41 AM PDT by RabidBartender
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To: A_Former_Democrat; GOPsterinMA; Impy

We can only hope that this backfires in all directions.


28 posted on 07/12/2011 10:34:18 AM PDT by Clintonfatigued (Illegal aliens collect welfare checks that Americans won't collect)
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To: Nachum

They are AUTOMATIC!!!!


29 posted on 07/12/2011 10:34:18 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion is the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

He hopes elderly will flood Congress with calls to go along with his tax hikes and raising of the debt limit. Then weepy Boehner will cave.


30 posted on 07/12/2011 10:34:30 AM PDT by antceecee (Bless us Father.. have mercy on us and protect us from evil.)
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To: Cheetahcat

Actually I read the other day that this is not true due to the fact that all the computers would have to be reprogrammed to NOT send out the checks. And, that it could not be done in a flash, it would take a while.


31 posted on 07/12/2011 10:34:32 AM PDT by sheana
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To: Buckeye McFrog

This might blow up in their faces. It may have worked in 1996 when the media had a strangle hold on the news.


32 posted on 07/12/2011 10:34:46 AM PDT by listenhillary (Social Justice is the epitome of injustice.)
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To: Nachum

A great opening for Republicans.

They need to present and publicize a prioritized list of what will be paid after the debt limit is reached.


33 posted on 07/12/2011 10:36:10 AM PDT by nascarnation
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To: Nachum

I don’t believe he can do that, but.....this needs to get to all seniors on SS. He just lost the election in 2012. Stop all money leaving this country and do it now. Cut all programs that aren’t in line with keeping out country running. Like money going to test shrimp and parks, etc, etc.


34 posted on 07/12/2011 10:36:10 AM PDT by RC2
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To: Nachum

Yet I bet his check, congress’s check will go out!? Rush just said they will go out.


35 posted on 07/12/2011 10:36:32 AM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: LostInBayport
Remember the IDF vs. PA bumper sticker?

It reminds me of the difference between liberals and conservatives with regard to budget deals. Conservatives seek to shield the weakest, while liberals want to use them as hostages for more concessions.

36 posted on 07/12/2011 10:36:35 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (Obama is the least qualified guy in whatever room he walks into.)
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To: sheana

I envision Harry and Nancy storming to the SS offices demanding that the computers be shut off.


37 posted on 07/12/2011 10:37:05 AM PDT by listenhillary (Social Justice is the epitome of injustice.)
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To: listenhillary
I am pretty sure he does have the ability to see that the checks go out in time. I’m pretty sure that the president can direct what spending happens and what spending doesn’t happen.

Exactly - within limits. By law, there is mandatory spending and discretionary spending. The problem is that with no new borrowing, the mandatory portion alone exceeds the revenue coming in. The top priority should be servicing the debt. Then the next priority should be immediate Social Security checks and Medicare payments. There is also mandatory spending to take care of our veterans

On the discretionary spending side, there will none, and all other agencies will be effectively shut down.

38 posted on 07/12/2011 10:37:31 AM PDT by tentmaker
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To: Buckeye McFrog
A bit early to play this card.

It was predicted. August 3rd is the next payday for SS, disability SS, etc. Next, they'll be sending out letters....wonder how much that will cost?
39 posted on 07/12/2011 10:37:44 AM PDT by Girlene
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To: listenhillary

I suspect he is considering stopping the checks, and then blaming the Republicans. Yes, he would stoop that low. It’s the same fertilizer going on here in Minnesota with Crazy Eyes Dayton.


40 posted on 07/12/2011 10:37:44 AM PDT by Fred Hayek (FUBO, the No Talent Pop Star pResident.)
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To: listenhillary

Lair, Lair, Pants On Fire!

nobama is the loser who called wolf.


41 posted on 07/12/2011 10:37:56 AM PDT by hal ogen ( Reeducation camp or expression of my First Amendment Rights.)
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To: Buckeye McFrog
A bit early to play this card. They are scared.

No friggin' way is this misbegotten Marxist going to take on the generation that beat the Nazis, Japs, put a man on the moon and knocked down the Berlin wall. He is trying the tried and true Chicago/Machiavellian style tactics. THEY WILL BITE HIM IN HIS A$$! IMHO!

42 posted on 07/12/2011 10:38:12 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Nachum

Let him try this and see where it gets him.


43 posted on 07/12/2011 10:38:12 AM PDT by Chandalier (Obama is a Chicken Hawk!)
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To: sheana
Kinda hard to print checks with the power off.....

Just sayin......

44 posted on 07/12/2011 10:39:21 AM PDT by rightwingextremist1776
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To: COBOL2Java

Great graphic!


45 posted on 07/12/2011 10:39:31 AM PDT by rightly_dividing
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To: All

I thought it was the “evil” republicans who used “scare tactics” to get their way???? Obama said so, didn’t he????


46 posted on 07/12/2011 10:39:35 AM PDT by Boonie
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To: Nachum
I'd love to see Obama try to cutoff the SS checks. It would definately be the fork in the road if Americans stood still for this while all the fat cat government officials are living large and jetting around the world.

47 posted on 07/12/2011 10:39:56 AM PDT by oldbrowser (Breitbart for a Pulitzer Prize)
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To: sheana
Bump that. The system is designed with the imperative to print & distribute those checks, and has no means to not do so. He knows it; just a scare tactic.

Does raise the issue though that he may in fact be planning to halt welfare payments and ensure the blame falls on Republicans. A little rioting could go a long way...

48 posted on 07/12/2011 10:40:05 AM PDT by ctdonath2 ($1 meals: http://abuckaplate.blogspot.com/)
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To: Nachum

With this, he has reached a new level of demagoguery.
Republicans will only be able to hold firm IF they can expose this for the demagoguery it is, shame him, and show
how he’s using this to undermine all those who oppose this latest ploy of raising the debt ceiling. The question is, are they up to the task, are they up to showing that if SS checks are cut off, what other ‘benefits’ will NOT be affected and will keep rollin’ in? If they can’t do this (and he’s giving them precious little time to respond with a full-blown argument), they will lose, and they’ll be blamed for people not getting their checks.
Obama has always seems determined to bring everything to a head , and create a rebellion among the American people.
He’s still gambling that the rebellion will all be on HIS side, and will benefit HIM.
He is as foul as they come. America elected a tin-horn dictator determined to create a permanent state of crisis, deepened beyond anything we’ve seen so far, and plunge America into a second Civil War, or a second American Revolution. A lot of us saw this coming the day he was elected.


49 posted on 07/12/2011 10:41:51 AM PDT by supremedoctrine ("uncurtaining the night,I'd let dark glass/hang all the furniture above the grass." -Nabokov)
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To: Nachum
Launching the Generational Attack Missile.
50 posted on 07/12/2011 10:42:36 AM PDT by PogySailor (The ruling class will not go down easily. And neither will their paid hacks.)
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