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Jackson Lee: Congress complicating debt ceiling because Obama is black
The Hill ^ | July 15, 2011 | Josiah Ryan

Posted on 07/15/2011 1:15:18 PM PDT by jazusamo

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) on Friday strongly suggested that members of Congress are making it difficult for President Obama to raise the debt ceiling because of his race.

"I do not understand what I think is the maligning and maliciousness [toward] this president,” said Jackson Lee, a member of the Congressional Black Caucus. “Why is he different? And in my community, that is the question that we raise. In the minority community that is question that is being raised. Why is this president being treated so disrespectfully? Why has the debt limit been raised 60 times? Why did the leader of the Senate continually talk about his job is to bring the president down to make sure he is unelected?”

Earlier in her speech, Jackson Lee said Obama has been targeted unlike any other president.

"I am particularly sensitive to the fact that only this president — only this one, only this one — has received the kind of attacks and disagreement and inability to work, only this one," said Jackson Lee from the House floor.

"Read between the lines," she continued. "What is different about this president that should put him in a position that he should not receive the same kind of respectful treatment of when it is necessary to raise the debt limit in order to pay our bills, something required by both statute and the 14th amendment?"

Jackson Lee concluded by saying that she hoped someone would step up and say that what appears obvious to her is not in fact true.

"I hope someone will say that what it appears to be is not in fact accurate," said Lee. "But historically it seems to be nothing more."


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: alinskytactics; blackcaucus; blackracism; blackracist; cbc; congress; debtceiling; debtlimit; democratplantation; democrats; holderspeople; jacksonlee; liberalfascism; liberals; obama; progressives; racebaiting; racecard; racism; racistdemocrats; socialistdemocrats; texas; whiteysfault
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No surprise that Sheila would play the race card. Sheila is too stupid to realize respect is earned and a boy president that flips off anyone in public he doesn't agree with hasn't earned respect from anyone.
1 posted on 07/15/2011 1:15:26 PM PDT by jazusamo
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To: jazusamo

The race-bait game is getting old. Everyone can see through it by now.


2 posted on 07/15/2011 1:17:57 PM PDT by bopdowah ("Unlike King Midas, whatever the Gubmint touches sure don't turn to Gold!')
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To: jazusamo

That would make her an idiot. Again.


3 posted on 07/15/2011 1:20:15 PM PDT by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: jazusamo

I guess she doesn’t realize (or care) that Barack Hussein Obama “disrespected” President Bush in 2006 by opposing an increase to the debt ceiling.


4 posted on 07/15/2011 1:20:49 PM PDT by Above My Pay Grade
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To: jazusamo

You Knew that was coming.


5 posted on 07/15/2011 1:21:05 PM PDT by mapmaker77
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To: jazusamo

She needs to have a chat with Walter Williams, Thomas Sowell and a few other INTELLIGENT black men before she gets in deeper.
She’s violated the First Law of Holes: When you reach the bottom, STOP DIGGING.


6 posted on 07/15/2011 1:21:48 PM PDT by Dick Bachert (The 2012 election is coming. Seems we have MORE TRASH TO REMOVE!)
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To: jazusamo

7 posted on 07/15/2011 1:22:43 PM PDT by massmike (Massachusetts:Stopped hanging witches;started electing Kennedys.Coincidence?)
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To: jazusamo

8 posted on 07/15/2011 1:23:00 PM PDT by Signalman
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To: jazusamo

Was she in a coma during the Bush years? How about the Reagan years? Sheila needs to get back on her meds....


9 posted on 07/15/2011 1:23:10 PM PDT by marstegreg
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To: jazusamo

Hey Sheila,
At this point in history,only your own people can set your people free.


10 posted on 07/15/2011 1:23:32 PM PDT by mylife (OPINIONS ~ $ 1.00 HALFBAKED ~ 50c)
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To: Dick Bachert

Well said but I get the feeling she doesn’t chat with anyone of intelligence.


11 posted on 07/15/2011 1:24:40 PM PDT by jazusamo (His [Obama's] political base---the young, the left and the thoughtless: Thomas Sowell)
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To: jazusamo

Please bump the Freepathon or click above and donate or become a monthly donor!

12 posted on 07/15/2011 1:25:04 PM PDT by jazusamo (His [Obama's] political base---the young, the left and the thoughtless: Thomas Sowell)
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To: Signalman

Not a good reflection on the intelligence of the voters in the district who return her every two years.


13 posted on 07/15/2011 1:25:12 PM PDT by going hot (Happiness is a momma deuce)
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To: jazusamo

Nope, the complications are because Obama is STUPID!

Skin color has nothing to do with it...idiocy is a universal problem.


14 posted on 07/15/2011 1:25:32 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: jazusamo
Wanna see a picture of a nasty black racist? Here's one:

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas

I don't want to hear Texans talk big about Texas when they have such a racist jackass as this representing them.

15 posted on 07/15/2011 1:26:31 PM PDT by CodeToad (Islam needs to be banned in the US and treated as a criminal enterprise.)
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To: Signalman

At least a bar of soap is good for something.


16 posted on 07/15/2011 1:26:47 PM PDT by tal hajus (ever the cynic)
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To: bopdowah

Are you kidding me??? Black Americans have been thrown under the bus by Obama and his ilk. Of all the folks suffering under Obama, American Blacks lead the pack in all parameters. Jackson Lee is a moron, and statements like her race baiting will do more harm to Black Americans then any good. Truth be told, if American Blacks has any common sense, they would throw Obama, the NAACP & the CBC under the bus, because these so called Black leaders have done zero for American Blacks across the board!!! Obama is going to beaten and it will take years to correct his mismanagement of the economy and the country. Blacks better think, long & hard about this guy. Barack Hussein Obama has never been the American Black man’s friend and never will be.


17 posted on 07/15/2011 1:27:06 PM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX
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To: jazusamo

What a maroon....

How does someone this stupid get elected... and re-elected? (I know, I know... it is just rhetorical...)


18 posted on 07/15/2011 1:27:26 PM PDT by LaRueLaDue
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To: mapmaker77

pitiful act of desperation


19 posted on 07/15/2011 1:27:58 PM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To: jazusamo

What congressional district is she from? Whatever it is....it needs to be bulldozed under...all of it.


20 posted on 07/15/2011 1:28:24 PM PDT by blasater1960 (Deut 30, Psalm 111...the Torah and the Law, is attainable past, present and forever.)
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To: jazusamo
"Why did the leader of the Senate continually talk about his job is to bring the president down to make sure he is unelected?”

Umm, maybe they don't teach this in race-baiting school, but unelected refers to someone who has not been elected, such as one of Obama's 10,000 czars. We are trying to make sure he is not "reelected."

21 posted on 07/15/2011 1:28:44 PM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (If you think Obama is bad now, just wait until he doesn't have to worry about getting re-elected.)
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To: jazusamo

“What is different about this president that should put him in a position that he should not receive the same kind of respectful treatment...”

When the only tool you have is a hammer all your problems look like nails.

BTW - Her OTHER problem (among MANY) is that she has a real short memory or she’d recall the shameful treatment Liberals handed Bush daily, almost hourly!!!


22 posted on 07/15/2011 1:28:56 PM PDT by SMARTY (A claim for equality of material position can be met only by a government with totalitarian powers.)
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To: mylife
"At this point in history, only your own people can set your people free."

Very, VERY well said. Agree 100%.

Thank you.
23 posted on 07/15/2011 1:29:44 PM PDT by FortWorthPatriot (Obama is no Hitler; Hitler got the Olympics)
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To: jazusamo
And in my community, that is the question that we raise.

Because they aren't real smart! They elected You!

24 posted on 07/15/2011 1:29:56 PM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: Proud2BeRight

Seriously, she lacks the mental capacity to come up with any other argument.

And the really sad part is, she is the “best and brightest” in her district.


25 posted on 07/15/2011 1:30:32 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: jazusamo
"I am particularly sensitive to the fact that only this president — only this one, only this one — has received the kind of attacks and disagreement and inability to work, only this one,"

I wouldn't be surprised if Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Olympus Mons, right next to where Armstrong landed) had some very nasty things to say about President Bush. In fact, I would be very surprised if she didn't.

26 posted on 07/15/2011 1:31:08 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (The Dems demanding shared sacrifice are like Aztec priests doing it while cutting out my heart.)
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To: jazusamo
Actually, she should remember that Obomber is 50% White, 38% Black and 12 % Arab.

So, at most, race is 38% of the problem. Obama is the other 62%

27 posted on 07/15/2011 1:31:56 PM PDT by MindBender26 (Forget AMEX. Remember your Glock 27: Never Leave Home Without It!)
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To: CodeToad
I don't want to hear Texans talk big about Texas when they have such a racist jackass as this representing them.

I'd assume they do like here in Indiana, load up the minorities and libs in a district where they can have a slam dunk candidate, but keep surrounding districts safer for R candidates.

Here in Indiana we had Julia Carson (who was functionally illiterate) for years until she died, and now her Black Muslim grandson Andre has "inherited" the seat for his lifetime.

28 posted on 07/15/2011 1:32:39 PM PDT by nascarnation
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To: jazusamo

Sheila Jackson Lee probably thinks that if it rains, its because she’s black. What this Democrat Representative doesn’t grasp is the enormous federal debt the U.S. is dealing with, a debt higher than it ever was in any previous administration. The 2010 election and recent polls show that the American people want the government spending stopped, even if that means not raising the federal debt ceiling. Sheila Jackson Lee understands none of that. She probably really believes that the Republicans are opposing Obama on this because he is a mulatto. There is a name for people like Sheila Jackson Lee. In the interest of decorum (and wanting to keep my membership on this website), I won’t use that word.


29 posted on 07/15/2011 1:32:39 PM PDT by Jim Scott ( Sarah Palin for president in 2012!)
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To: jazusamo

Black liberal Democrats carry to much baggage around to be in politics.


30 posted on 07/15/2011 1:33:23 PM PDT by jetson
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To: bopdowah

Sharpton, Jackson, Farrahkhan, Lee, Wright, - these are the same people that go to the ML King Day Rallies - and the next day go back to their racist and bigoted attitudes.
The race card has gotten REAL old, REAL fast.


31 posted on 07/15/2011 1:33:51 PM PDT by Mr. Wright
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To: jazusamo

TRANSLATION: We’re winning the debate :-)


32 posted on 07/15/2011 1:34:12 PM PDT by jimjohn
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To: jazusamo

NO....he’s an enemy agent in our WH...a fraud living in the WH...besides, he isn’t even black...no matter what you claim...he is arab and white...with splash of black...


33 posted on 07/15/2011 1:34:18 PM PDT by shield (Rev 2:9 "Woe unto those who say they are Judah and are not, but are of the synaGOGue of Satan.")
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To: jazusamo

[Self-moderated comment to avoid being suspended by the mods.]


34 posted on 07/15/2011 1:34:18 PM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. *4192*)
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To: jazusamo

NO....he’s an enemy agent in our WH...a fraud living in the WH...besides, he isn’t even black...no matter what you claim...he is arab and white...with splash of black...


35 posted on 07/15/2011 1:34:33 PM PDT by shield (Rev 2:9 "Woe unto those who say they are Judah and are not, but are of the synaGOGue of Satan.")
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To: MindBender26

That’s right - and, by the way, I do not like the white half either!!


36 posted on 07/15/2011 1:34:58 PM PDT by Mr. Wright
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks jazusamo.
I do not understand what I think is the maligning and maliciousness [toward] this president... Why is he different?
She was and is perfectly okay with the maligning and maliciousness of George W. Bush, George H.W. Bush, Ronald Reagan, and all the people she's (once again) accusing of racism. IOW, she's just another racist liar.


37 posted on 07/15/2011 1:35:16 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Yes, as a matter of fact, it is that time again -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: jazusamo

exactly right. I think most “racism” just comes from Black people not understanding the real motives behind things - and not seeing a motive, they attribute it to race.


38 posted on 07/15/2011 1:35:34 PM PDT by rokkitapps ( Hearings on healthcare waivers NOW! (If you agree make this your tagline))
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To: jazusamo

she’s like a black version of Seinfeld’s uncle Leo.


39 posted on 07/15/2011 1:36:58 PM PDT by Oratam
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To: CodeToad

She doesn’t represent all Texans. She represents one district of entitlement-minded liberals. Every state has districts like that.


40 posted on 07/15/2011 1:38:53 PM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. *4192*)
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To: jazusamo

“because Obama is black”

NO Black ,Stupid,and Communist!! How’s that you Ugly racist Pig?


41 posted on 07/15/2011 1:39:04 PM PDT by Cheetahcat ( November 4 2008 ,A date that will live in Infamy.)
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To: Jim Scott

You’re dead on the money about SJL.

She has no idea the country is in the mess it’s in, she just wants the dole to continue.


42 posted on 07/15/2011 1:40:16 PM PDT by jazusamo (His [Obama's] political base---the young, the left and the thoughtless: Thomas Sowell)
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To: blasater1960

What congressional district is she from?


The one that had a stampede for section 8 housing vouchers yesterday.


43 posted on 07/15/2011 1:40:31 PM PDT by Dogbert41
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To: bopdowah

Afraid not. Her constituents eat this garbage up with a spoon. She represents the perpetually aggrieved.


44 posted on 07/15/2011 1:40:45 PM PDT by Pining_4_TX ( The state is the great fiction by which everybody seeks to live at the expense of everybody else. ~)
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To: Signalman
Note to Jackson-Lee...


45 posted on 07/15/2011 1:41:03 PM PDT by South40 (Palin/Cain 2012!)
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To: Oratam

lol...and thus the esteemed Miss Jackson Lee reveals, once again, the depth of her analytical skills.


46 posted on 07/15/2011 1:41:28 PM PDT by ez ("Abashed the Devil stood and felt how awful goodness is." - Milton, "Paradise Lost")
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To: jazusamo

America hired Obama because he was black. They will fire him not because he’s black, but because he’s incompetant.


47 posted on 07/15/2011 1:42:33 PM PDT by umgud
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To: jazusamo
She has worked hard to guarantee that there will not be another black president for 50 years.

Hot flash, Warblebutt: I've met a good many black women, lately, and even in that bunch, you make them look smart.

48 posted on 07/15/2011 1:42:37 PM PDT by jonascord (The Drug War Rapes the Constitution.)
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To: jazusamo

What she says is what I hear on an almost daily basis. I live in Alabama, a racially diverse state. Most of the blacks I know do have the opinion that if you are white and against anything Obama you are really doing it because you are a racist.

You cannot argue the logic in it, as they’re not using logic to come up with that “feeling”. It is actually racism on their part to make that leap of faith and disparage any real reasons you (a white person) have for not liking Obama or what he stands for/is doing/represents.

THEREFORE I have stopped caring about what someone like this “thinks”, and am simply doubling down my efforts to end his presidency.

If you’re going to treat me like a “white” and don’t have room to listen what I have to say because of my skin color than why on God green Earth should I care about the plight of your collective race? You’ve made up your mind who I am so I’ve done the same about you.

The pocket racists in the black community have ruined racial relations for probably the rest of my lifetime.


49 posted on 07/15/2011 1:43:37 PM PDT by Alas Babylon!
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To: Oratam
Uncle Leo is way smarter than SJL. Way smarter.
50 posted on 07/15/2011 1:44:09 PM PDT by FredZarguna (If you believe that only eyewitness to murder constitutes proof, you are being unreasonably stupid.)
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