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CBS: Obama says he cannot guarantee Social Security checks will go out on August 3
CBS NEWS ^ | 7-12-11 | Corbett Daily

Posted on 07/12/2011 10:45:43 AM PDT by tcrlaf

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.

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ECONOMIC TERRORISM... Her it comes.
1 posted on 07/12/2011 10:45:49 AM PDT by tcrlaf
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Typical dem tactic, scare the old people.

Remember evil republicans want to throw granny down the stairs and starve children....

2 posted on 07/12/2011 10:46:55 AM PDT by Dengar01 ("Liberalism is a Mental Disorder" - Dr. Michael Savage)
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To: tcrlaf

Obama, YOU LIE!

FUBO


3 posted on 07/12/2011 10:47:55 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: tcrlaf

ah, scare tactics. How presidential.


4 posted on 07/12/2011 10:48:00 AM PDT by Clara Lou
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To: tcrlaf

So he intends to default on the T-notes held by Social Security?


5 posted on 07/12/2011 10:48:17 AM PDT by jpsb
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To: tcrlaf

Just redeem some of those special bonds.


6 posted on 07/12/2011 10:48:23 AM PDT by swain_forkbeard (Rationality may not be sufficient, but it is necessary.)
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To: tcrlaf

It’s not his job to guarantee payments.

What an asshole

FUBO


7 posted on 07/12/2011 10:48:23 AM PDT by hattend (Its a matter of public record that I did not go to Harvard Law School, but I can add. - Sarah Palin)
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To: tcrlaf

Oh, he can guarantee it - he’s just REFUSING to do so.

And - you know what else this means? That so-called lock-box that Social Security and Medicare was supposed to be in is a giant LIE. A MYTH. ALL that money they’ve been saying is set-aside is all BORROWED.


8 posted on 07/12/2011 10:48:34 AM PDT by Keith in Iowa (FR Class of 1998 | TV News is an oxymoron. | MSNBC = Moonbats Spouting Nothing But Crap.)
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To: tcrlaf

“Because there may simply not be the money in the coffers to do it”

There’s not money in the coffers now - we borrow it from China and Co. If he cares, simply prioritize and cut elsewhere to meet Social Security payments.

Better to terrorize and misrepresent to get what he wants.

This man is a fork-tongued demagogue of the 1st order.


9 posted on 07/12/2011 10:48:57 AM PDT by quesney
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To: tcrlaf

Either Obama is lying, or the hundreds of democrats who’ve been telling us for decades that the Social Security funds are safe in a “lock box” were lying.

Yes, I know - both Obama *and* those donkeys all were lying - and all will continue to do so.


10 posted on 07/12/2011 10:49:20 AM PDT by Stosh
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To: tcrlaf

Obama is the one who will make the decision on who gets paid.

OBAMA IS THREATENING SENIORS!!!!!!!!!!!!!

CALL IT WHAT IT IS GOP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


11 posted on 07/12/2011 10:49:30 AM PDT by Danae (Anailnathrach ortha bhais beatha do cheal deanaimha)
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To: tcrlaf

Oh, sure, hold people’s SS checks until the Republicans cave. Start the impeachment proceeding immediately.


12 posted on 07/12/2011 10:49:38 AM PDT by bgill
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To: tcrlaf

How fast can a President be Impeached?


13 posted on 07/12/2011 10:50:32 AM PDT by screaminsunshine (Socialism...Easier said than done.)
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To: tcrlaf

President Clinton: “Social Security funds are in the lockbox!”

Prersident Obama: “Welfare checks are in the lockbox!”

President Honest: “Lockbox? What lockbox?”


15 posted on 07/12/2011 10:50:38 AM PDT by mrsmith
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To: ilovesarah2012
FUBO

Needs repeating.

16 posted on 07/12/2011 10:50:38 AM PDT by bgill
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To: tcrlaf

And I can’t guarantee that my Sept 15th quarterlies will go out on time either.


17 posted on 07/12/2011 10:50:58 AM PDT by sanjuanbob (Festina Lente)
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To: tcrlaf
Obama is a bully, pure and simple.

I dare the son of a bitch to withhold the SS checks.

He'd pay employees at EPA and DOE before letting Grandma get a check?

18 posted on 07/12/2011 10:51:02 AM PDT by NoControllingLegalAuthority (What this country needs is an enema.)
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To: tcrlaf

I thought there was a SS trust fund that was seperate from the budget that Congress or the President can’t spend!

You mean there is no lock box!

I’ve been lied to!

Tell me it ain’t so!


19 posted on 07/12/2011 10:51:07 AM PDT by Patrick1 ("The problem with Internet quotations is that many are not genuine." - Abraham Lincoln)
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To: tcrlaf

20 posted on 07/12/2011 10:51:26 AM PDT by Raycpa
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To: Clara Lou

Lets call our congresscommie Rats and demand he be impeached for not paying our SS checks.


21 posted on 07/12/2011 10:51:34 AM PDT by screaminsunshine (Socialism...Easier said than done.)
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To: tcrlaf

I can remember the government shutdowns of the 1980’s and 1990’s and not only did the Social Security checks go out but the Treasury paid all its debts. If there is any failure to do either during this shutdown then it will be because the president wants it that way.


22 posted on 07/12/2011 10:52:06 AM PDT by NRG1973
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To: tcrlaf

obama is admitting that SS, veterans, disability payments are borrowed money.


23 posted on 07/12/2011 10:52:22 AM PDT by Girlene
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To: tcrlaf

Liar


24 posted on 07/12/2011 10:52:49 AM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: bgill
Yes it does!

FUBO!!!
25 posted on 07/12/2011 10:52:56 AM PDT by stylecouncilor (Some minds are like soup in a poor restaurant...better left unstirred.-PG Wodehouse)
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To: tcrlaf

YOU LIE, Obama!!


26 posted on 07/12/2011 10:53:11 AM PDT by hsalaw
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To: bgill

I totally agree with your last statement but our politicians don’t have the cajones. Just do it and get it over with. A President doesn’t threaten his own people. Escort him out of the WH.


27 posted on 07/12/2011 10:53:58 AM PDT by RC2
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To: tcrlaf

ECONOMIC TERRORISM is EXACTLY the right term for this!

That is exactly what it is!


28 posted on 07/12/2011 10:54:01 AM PDT by Bigun ("The most fearsome words in the English language are I'm from the government and I'm here to help!")
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To: tcrlaf

Remember when Bush was reckless because he wanted social security to become more privatized?


29 posted on 07/12/2011 10:54:02 AM PDT by Raycpa
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To: tcrlaf

Executive Scare Tactics.


30 posted on 07/12/2011 10:54:07 AM PDT by Rebelbase
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To: tcrlaf

I’ll bet the money goes out to acorn though.


31 posted on 07/12/2011 10:54:13 AM PDT by Jeff Vader (Palin 2012)
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To: tcrlaf

Go ahead Obama, I double dog dare you. (little Christmas Story lingo)


32 posted on 07/12/2011 10:54:28 AM PDT by Sea Parrot
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To: tcrlaf

Just when you think they cannot sink any lower, they find another way to slither thru the muck..................


33 posted on 07/12/2011 10:54:35 AM PDT by Red Badger (Casey Anthony: "Surprise, surprise."...............)
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To: tcrlaf
The King says senior citizens have to eat two bowls of peas if I don't get my way. I hope everybody that voted for this POS and his “Hope & Change” will someday wake up!
34 posted on 07/12/2011 10:54:49 AM PDT by 4yearlurker (Please do not read this tagline.)
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To: tcrlaf
Here come the big guns.

Now I hope our guys put down the knife and pick up a bazooka.

35 posted on 07/12/2011 10:55:00 AM PDT by truthkeeper (Vote Against Barack Obama in 2012!)
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RE “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.

RED ALERT!

Democrats have been claiming on every single TV/political show that SS is fully self funded and is NOT adding a dime to the deficit or debt. So how can the debt limit have any bearing on these SS payments?

IF REPUBLICANS CANT NAIL DEMOCRATS ON THIS BIG LIE THEY ARE COMPLETELY WORTHLESS!

I warned you about this yesterday!

36 posted on 07/12/2011 10:55:35 AM PDT by sickoflibs (If you pay zero Federal income taxes, don't say you are paying your 'fair share')
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To: truthkeeper

With the complicity of the media, Obama continues his jihad against America.


37 posted on 07/12/2011 10:56:46 AM PDT by greyfoxx39 (My God can't be bribed by money or good works or bound by manmade "covenants". Romney's can.)
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To: truthkeeper

With the complicity of the media, Obama continues his jihad against America.


38 posted on 07/12/2011 10:57:03 AM PDT by greyfoxx39 (My God can't be bribed by money or good works or bound by manmade "covenants". Romney's can.)
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To: tcrlaf

A yet the tax payer has funded how many Obama vacations at what cost? This putz has his priorities mixed up.


39 posted on 07/12/2011 10:57:28 AM PDT by so_real ( "The Congress of the United States recommends and approves the Holy Bible for use in all schools.")
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EAT YOUR PEAS ... Barrack


40 posted on 07/12/2011 10:57:28 AM PDT by Reagan69 (First they came for Sarah Palin and conservatives said nothing...)
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To: Red Badger

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2747326/posts

Lower......


41 posted on 07/12/2011 10:57:28 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: tcrlaf
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.

Why, because the lockbox keyholder will refuse to unlock it if they don't?

42 posted on 07/12/2011 10:57:35 AM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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Only if he stops them if that is even possible and I’m sure it isn’t. People would be forming a lynching mob and rightly so.

The man is a walking lie.

To repeat another poster’s comments...

Obama’s Chicago Thuggery:
* Obama: “They Bring a Knife…We Bring a Gun!”
* Obama to His Followers: “Get in Their Faces!”
* Obama on ACORN Mobs: “I don’t want to quell anger. I think people are right to be angry! I’m angry!”
* Obama to His Mercenary Army: “Hit Back Twice As Hard!”
* Obama on the private sector: “We talk to these folks… so I know whose ass to kick.“
* Obama to voters: Republican victory would mean “hand to hand combat!”
* Obama to lib supporters: “It’s time to Fight for it.”
* Obama to Latino supporters: “Punish our enemies.”
* Obama to democrats: “I’m itching for a fight.”
* Obama about Republican congressmen: “They can come for the ride, but they gotta sit in back” It does look like Obama is derailed and is desperate. Virtually everything he does now is blowing up in his face. He is so obviously anti-American, that even Democrats are seeing it. This Socialist/Marxist Muslim and Community Agitator is going down.

His Watergate moment= Guns to drug runners, used to kill US agents and Mexican civilians, and his own AG hiding everything!
His Traitorous moment= using the drug lords to cause chaos along the border.
His Traitorous moment= Obama recognizing the Muslim Brotherhood who are our sworn enemies.
His code Pink anti Israeli movement is totally un-American.
His Acorn corruption= knows no bounds to decency and should be investigated using the RICCO Laws.

The man is a walking lie.


43 posted on 07/12/2011 10:58:00 AM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America.. VOTE out the RATS!)
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To: sickoflibs; All

How about this?

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2747326/posts


44 posted on 07/12/2011 10:58:32 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: tcrlaf

So what. zero is just having a temper tantrum. The House should initiate legislation to prioritize spending now that 0bama has clearly abdicated his responsibility.
Debt service payments first, defense, Medicare, SS and down the line.


45 posted on 07/12/2011 10:58:40 AM PDT by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est)
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To: tcrlaf
Watch for dog food prices to skyrocket!


46 posted on 07/12/2011 10:59:08 AM PDT by massmike (Massachusetts:Stopped hanging witches;started electing Kennedys.Coincidence?)
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BTTT!


47 posted on 07/12/2011 10:59:36 AM PDT by EdReform (Oath Keepers - Guardians of the Republic - Honor your oath - Join us: www.oathkeepers.org)
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You got that right! He is an economic terrorist!


48 posted on 07/12/2011 10:59:36 AM PDT by KansasGirl
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This is not a problem for him unless the Soc Sec recipients want to fight back, and we all know they will not. He has a finger in the wind here and it’s telling him there are no serious threats from that quarter.
America is over, people. Over. It doesn’t matter if this is an empty threat. What matters is the reaction. “Baaaaa!”


49 posted on 07/12/2011 10:59:48 AM PDT by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast (UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT)
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“ECONOMIC TERRORISM..”

It sure is and maybe a few more people will come to the realization that our federal government is not only operating outside of the limits imposed by the US Constitution but has openly declared war on its citizens.

Ever wonder what manufacturing czar Ron Bloom meant when he was praising Chairman Mao and that power comes mainly from the barrel of a gun? IMO this is the exact reason the left is scrambling to render the 2nd Amendment null and void.

While SS/Medicare will have to be addressed, BEFORE they touch one penny at least completely stop foreign aid to EVERY other country. Shut down the departments of Energy and Education. Remove our troops from Germany, Japan, S. Korea.

De-fund NPR, PBS and every feel good but nonessential program.

Once every other nonessential program has been shut down then and only then lets look at what has to be done for SS/Medicare. If we allow them to go after SS/Medicare FIRST without doing these other things then the Federal Governments war on its citizens will be won without firing a shot.

50 posted on 07/12/2011 10:59:48 AM PDT by Wurlitzer (Welcome to the new USSA (United Socialist States of Amerika))
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