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Veterans Summoned to White House, Told to Brace for Cuts (the rookie Hussein can't wait)
WVNSTV ^ | 7/27/11 | Anne Moore

Posted on 07/28/2011 3:12:41 AM PDT by Libloather

Veterans Summoned to White House, Told to Brace for Cuts
Updated Wednesday, July 27, 2011; 07:21 PM
By Anne Moore

BECKLEY -- Leaders of veterans groups met with administration officials Tuesday to discuss what is at stake if Congress cannot come to a consensus.

President Obama has said that if a default occurs, the administration will be forced to prioritize who gets paid.

That means those receiving veterans benefits, social security, unemployment insurance, tuition grants, food stamps, and child care subsidies may be forced to compete for coverage.

“If that happens, and we default, we would not have enough money to pay all of our bills –bills that include monthly Social Security checks, veterans’ benefits, and the government contracts we’ve signed with thousands of businesses,” said the President.

Each day without a deal, veterans at the Raleigh County Commission on Aging worry whether their check will come in the mail next month.

“The fact that the President comes out and threatens to take away our social security checks and not pay the veterans is despicable,” said David Hern, a veteran fought in Korea.

(Excerpt) Read more at wvnstv.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: debt; veterans; vets; whitehouse
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"despicable"

A vet can't come up with worse word that that? I can.

1 posted on 07/28/2011 3:12:51 AM PDT by Libloather
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To: Libloather

Probably nothing that isn’t family-friendly.


2 posted on 07/28/2011 3:14:48 AM PDT by wastedyears (SEAL SIX makes me proud to have been playing SOCOM since 2003.)
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To: Libloather

How DARE he? God, I cannot stand this despicable individual.


3 posted on 07/28/2011 3:18:41 AM PDT by SueRae (I can see November 2012 from my HOUSE!!!!!!!!)
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To: wastedyears

Scare tactics resorted to by a man without leadership skills.
Pitiful, inept, effeminate. He is all of those.


4 posted on 07/28/2011 3:20:30 AM PDT by ruesrose (It's possible to be clueless without being blonde.)
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To: Libloather

And, of course, Obama and the members of Congress will also not got paid! (sarc)


5 posted on 07/28/2011 3:20:37 AM PDT by Shire
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To: Libloather
He will cut where he can cause the most pain, do the most damage.

It's the Chicago way.

6 posted on 07/28/2011 3:21:12 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (The USSR spent itself into bankruptcy and collapsed -- and aren't we on the same path now?)
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To: ruesrose

I take that back. He is not to be pitied.


7 posted on 07/28/2011 3:21:54 AM PDT by ruesrose (It's possible to be clueless without being blonde.)
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To: Libloather

Hussein believes in kicking a guy when he’s down, because trying it when he’s up could result in Hussein getting the kicking.


8 posted on 07/28/2011 3:24:01 AM PDT by cake_crumb (Obama: the Unholy Won.)
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To: Libloather

A complete misuse of the term ‘default’.


9 posted on 07/28/2011 3:27:04 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: Libloather

Veterans “Summoned” to White House

That word again.. my first thought is any veteran asked to go should tell Obama to F-— Off, Pound Sand, Bite Me, Eat Sh-t an Die etc.


10 posted on 07/28/2011 3:27:38 AM PDT by maddog55 (OBAMA: Why stupid people shouldn't vote.)
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To: Libloather

I can’t imagine how far down the road we will be paying the medical costs of the War against Islam long after it is over; it is winding down now, but will drag on as long as nobody in charge will admit that it failed and accomplished nothing.


11 posted on 07/28/2011 3:27:43 AM PDT by kearnyirish2
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To: Libloather

It is difficult to rationalize let alone understand to the average six-pack worker that if you reach a certain huge debt without money to cover payments all you have to do is go ahead and take on more debt. I think many people do indeed live by such behavior. As individuals they do know to whom their money is owed. However, in the case of the USA Who knows who are the real parties holding the debt. We had better find out very soon.


12 posted on 07/28/2011 3:30:55 AM PDT by noinfringers2
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To: Libloather

What a liar!!!!! SSI,veteran’s pay,military pay etc is taken care of.Those who will be cut short are the bueracrats and favored programs of the left.The President is trying to use scare tactics to try and force people to his side.


13 posted on 07/28/2011 3:33:57 AM PDT by screaming eagle2 (no matter what you call it,a pre-owned vehicle,IS STILL A USED CAR!)
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To: Libloather

“The fact that the President comes out and threatens to take away our social security checks and not pay the veterans is despicable,” said David Hern, a veteran fought in Korea...

YOUR HATRED FOR VETERANS AND OLD PEOPLE WILL BACKFIRE, HUSSEIN!


14 posted on 07/28/2011 3:35:48 AM PDT by Recovering_Democrat
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To: Libloather
You scum sucking pig.

Marlon Brando, One-Eyed Jacks

15 posted on 07/28/2011 3:36:53 AM PDT by Portcall24
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To: screaming eagle2

O can choose who he wants to hurt to push the republicans buttons. Since we’re borrowing 40 cents on every dollar, when Timmy prioritizes payments, it’ll be sure to hurt republican interests.


16 posted on 07/28/2011 3:38:03 AM PDT by jimnm
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To: Libloather

We elected this turd. Never again. It is the embodiment of ‘in your face’ thuggery.


17 posted on 07/28/2011 3:42:07 AM PDT by tgusa (Gun control: deep breath, sight alignment, squeeze the trigger......)
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To: Libloather

O = CHICKEN LITTLE!!!


18 posted on 07/28/2011 3:43:33 AM PDT by Bobby_Taxpayer (Don't tread on us...or you'll pay the price in the next election.)
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To: Libloather
“Barkys team summons vet groups to WH”

Distributes talking points designed to panic their members

Implicitly admits payments for veteran's benefits and social security benefits being made each month, from borrowed money

Demands vet groups join lobby for $17 TRILLION debt ceiling to support entitlement spending

19 posted on 07/28/2011 3:43:57 AM PDT by silverleaf (All that is necessary for evil to succeed, is that good men do nothing)
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To: screaming eagle2

No, the idiot in the white house gets to pick who gets paid. That is why you are seeing bills quickly being pushed through Congress telling him what to pay first.


20 posted on 07/28/2011 3:44:00 AM PDT by republicangel
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To: Libloather

waiting for the Obama press conference with kittens held over a mincer, cant be too far off, he’s getting close to the “do what i want or the kitty gets it”.


21 posted on 07/28/2011 3:45:16 AM PDT by sunmars
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To: Bobby_Taxpayer

You don’t see him cutting any of his so called “Zars”, nor Mooooooooooochelle dropping any of her many “assistants”.

I too loath that little SOB (Buckwheat) and can’t wait for the day he is gone.


22 posted on 07/28/2011 3:46:35 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: All

BILLIONS FOR JIHAD!

Obama’s 2009 Supplemental Appropriations for Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Pandemic Flu was revised and “passed by the full committee.”
It gives billions http://creepingsharia.wordpress.com/2009/05/13/obamas-supplemental-bill-passes-gives-billions-to-enemies/
of U.S. taxpayer dollars to countries and entities that support Sharia law and/or harbor, hide and support those who want to destroy the U.S. and our allies.
Read the summary from David Obey’s office that was quietly released last week with nary a word from any media.

• $3.6 billion, matching the request, to expand and improve capabilities of the Afghan security forces

• $400 million, as requested, to build the counterinsurgency capabilities of the Pakistani security forces

• Afghanistan: $1.52 billion, $86 million above the request

• West Bank and Gaza: $665 million in bilateral economic, humanitarian, and security assistance for the West Bank and Gaza

• Jordan: $250 million, $250 million above the request, including $100 million for economic and $150 million for security assistance

• Egypt: $360 million, $310 million above the request, including $50 million for economic assistance, $50 million for border security, and $260 million for security assistance

• Pakistan: $1.9 billion, $591 million above the request

• Iraq: $968 million, $336 million above the request

• Oversight: $20 million, $13 million above the request, to expand oversight capacity of the State Department, USAID, and the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan to review programs in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq
• Lebanon: $74 million

• International Food Assistance: $500 million, $200 million above the request, for PL 480 international food assistance to alleviate suffering during the global economic crisis

• Refugee Assistance: $343 million, $50 million above the request, …including humanitarian assistance for Gaza. Funding for the UN Relief and Works Agency programs in the West Bank and Gaza is limited to $119 million (Note: Gaza = Hamas)

• Disaster Assistance: $200 million to avert famines and provide life-saving assistance during natural disasters and for internally displaced people around the world, including Somalia, Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, the Middle East and South Asia

•Peacekeeping: $837 million for United Nations
peacekeeping operations, including an expanded mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and a new mission in Chad and the Central African Republic

• Department of Justice: $17 million, matching the request, for counter-terrorism activities and to provide training and assistance for the Iraqi criminal justice system
The mainstream media remains silent on this but the International News has now picked up the story http://www.thenews.com.pk/top_story_detail.asp?Id=22164
— and then there is Obama’s $108 billion IMF bailout scheme http://michellemalkin.com/2009/05/13/obamas-100-billion-imf-bailout-scheme/
in addition to the Supplemental.
And THIS is what Obama is doing to American taxpayers:
THE BIGGEST TAX HIKE IN AMERICAN HISTORY:
http://www.atr.org/days-thebr-largest-tax-hikes-history-a5370
PDF Version:
http://www.atr.org/files/files/090310pr-jan2011taxes.pdf
Obama gives your tax dollars to rebuild Muslim mosques around the world
http://canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/26990#

ACCORDING TO THE ASSOCIATED PRESS, THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION WILL GIVE AWAY NEARLY $6 MILLION OF AMERICAN TAX DOLLARS TO RESTORE 63 HISTORIC AND CULTURAL SITES, INCLUDING ISLAMIC MOSQUES AND MINARETS, IN 55 NATIONS. See the State Department document here.
http://exchanges.state.gov/media/pdfs/office-of-policy-and-evaluations/ambassadors-fund/afcp2010list.pdf

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23 posted on 07/28/2011 3:48:02 AM PDT by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: Bobby_Taxpayer

O = CHICKEN LITTLE!!!

And the rest of us are headed to the lair of Foxy Loxy.


24 posted on 07/28/2011 3:50:26 AM PDT by paint_your_wagon
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To: Libloather

If our S-head president stiffs social security payments, veterans payments, etc., advertising should point out clearly to the seniors and vets who screwed them.

I think it would be S-head’s worst political decision ever.


25 posted on 07/28/2011 3:51:40 AM PDT by Joe Bfstplk
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To: SueRae

I have come to hate not only obama, but thode who voted for him as well.


26 posted on 07/28/2011 3:54:14 AM PDT by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: The flash mob who wonÂ’t leave.)
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To: Libloather
I think it's a fair description. Definition of DESPICABLE : deserving to be despised : so worthless or obnoxious as to rouse moral indignation Synonyms: cheap, cruddy, deplorable, contemptible, dirty, grubby, lame, lousy, mean, nasty, paltry, pitiable, pitiful, ratty, scabby, scummy, scurvy, sneaking, sorry, wretched
27 posted on 07/28/2011 3:54:14 AM PDT by saganite (What happens to taglines? Is there a termination date?)
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To: Libloather

The lying sack of sh** knows he won’t have to cut those services.


28 posted on 07/28/2011 3:56:49 AM PDT by calex59
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To: patriot08

That post should be available for free to EVERY TEA party candidate in the country next fall!!!!!!!!


29 posted on 07/28/2011 3:58:40 AM PDT by mo
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To: ruesrose

FIRST, you stop paying Reps. and Senators and their staff. Many of them are wealthy on their own. Most of them love queers though, they’re usually refered to as democRATS. See what we’ve come too??


30 posted on 07/28/2011 4:00:40 AM PDT by Waco (Nominate Palin or forget 2012 you lost)
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To: Libloather

All I can say to the President is I Dare You! Go ahead and cut Vet and SS benifits. It’s your call!


31 posted on 07/28/2011 4:02:32 AM PDT by Dusty Road
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To: Libloather
Veterans Summoned to White House...

Summoned? Was this so that He could speak unto them?

32 posted on 07/28/2011 4:02:52 AM PDT by C210N (0bama, Making the US safe for Global Marxism)
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To: Shire
"And, of course, Obama and the members of Congress will also not got paid!"

It's time to really start pushing that line. THEY are the ones that are responsible, why not start eliminating their checks first?!

33 posted on 07/28/2011 4:07:58 AM PDT by Hatteras
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To: ClearCase_guy

Right. Cut where it hurts and is most visible. BUT, overlook all the waste, duplication, mismanagement, nepotism, fraud and malfaesance, etc. in the administration of unnecessary and gratuitous entitlements!!

What a guy!!!


34 posted on 07/28/2011 4:10:32 AM 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: Joe Bfstplk

He’s evil.

That said, survey after survey has found that people aren’t blaming him for any of this, even though it would be his personal decision to cut things like veteran’s benefits and Social Security.

And, sadly, the Republicans probably won’t do the type of advertising campaign that would be necessary to make people wake up - the GOP is too busy having the usual internecine warfare to spend any time fighting the real enemy, Obama. Also, of course, Obama owns the press, so any news that comes out about this is so skewed to support him that it’s no wonder people are confused.

If he does go ahead and do this, there has got to be some way to make it very clear to the public that it was his decision and his choice to do so (heck, even many of the Dems don’t want it).


35 posted on 07/28/2011 4:10:40 AM PDT by livius
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To: Libloather

Remember, Citizen...

nobama hates you, hates your family, hates Free America, hates Americans, hates the Constitution and hates the Bill of Rights. nobama is a hate crime foisted upon America. nobama is the Destroyer.

Everything nobama does is intentional.

God help us all.


36 posted on 07/28/2011 4:15:40 AM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reducation Camp?)
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To: Libloather; All

Notice he didn’t call the UN in and tell them the same thing.

Wonder if all the welfare money will go out on time?


37 posted on 07/28/2011 4:29:44 AM PDT by PeteB570
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To: Libloather

The people will be forced to determine who remain alive.

Threats go both ways


38 posted on 07/28/2011 4:33:30 AM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 ....Flash mobs are trickle down leftwing REDISTRIBUTION))
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To: bert

There is a day of reckoning coming soon and I fear that it will not be pretty.


39 posted on 07/28/2011 4:41:00 AM PDT by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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To: Libloather

Obama threatens cutting benefits for veterans but not Planned Parenthood. What a despicable creature.


40 posted on 07/28/2011 4:47:33 AM PDT by 6SJ7 (atlasShruggedInd = TRUE)
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To: Libloather

No one knows what will happen when we default. What we do know is that Obama will do his best to make it worse.


41 posted on 07/28/2011 4:50:35 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Libloather

Obama’s trying to rattle the quite powerful Veterans Service Organizations and coopt them into attacking the GOP on the debt ceiling.


42 posted on 07/28/2011 4:55:26 AM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: Venturer

He will make as much political capital out of it as he can. Remember: Never let a crisis go to waste.

When your base is illiterate and dependent, you can do that.


43 posted on 07/28/2011 4:56:21 AM 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: Libloather

CORRECTED HEADLINE:

Obama Tells Vets Eating Isn’t As Important As His Reelection


44 posted on 07/28/2011 4:56:29 AM PDT by tcrlaf (PREFRONTAL LOBOTOMISTS FOR OBAMA2012!)
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To: Libloather

..he makes a speech Tuesday about calling your Congresscritters......then the next day threatens vets...hmmmmmm calculated?...you decide. His recent awarding of CMH’s at the WH is done with politics in mind, not with Reverence and Honor. The scumbag is the lowest of the low.


45 posted on 07/28/2011 4:57:11 AM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Libloather

Now they are on record.

“the administration will be forced to prioritize who gets paid”

People will ask “Umm Why is the Department of Labor getting paid and my Veteran pension check is not in my mail box?”


46 posted on 07/28/2011 5:00:10 AM PDT by listenhillary (2007 deficit 160 Billion, 2008 - 458 billion, 2009 -1.4 Trillion, 2010 - 1.6 Trillion)
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To: GlockThe Vote
I have come to hate not only obama, but thode who voted for him as well.

What you said.

47 posted on 07/28/2011 5:02:30 AM PDT by Marathoner (Government schools = Marxist indoctrination centers)
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To: listenhillary
As a vet myself, I would like to point out that I think everyone knows, particularly veterans, that our system has been promising what it cannot deliver for a long long time and everyone is going to have to tighten their belts. A lot of the cost in the system is paying off folks who never have and never will do anything productive (think the enormous administrative costs in health care, and the regulatory and legal system that syphons off enormous funds to do nothing useful). I know that I am going to have to work longer, get less total retirement and that health care will have to be rationalized.

But if cutting is needed let us get belly up and do it like men and not whine like this.

48 posted on 07/28/2011 5:11:16 AM PDT by AndyJackson
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To: Doogle

CMH..=MOH...me fingers work faster than my mind without coffee and blood pressure raising comments....*grin*


49 posted on 07/28/2011 5:13:38 AM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: ruesrose
If his handlers tell him to do it. He will.His every action is directed by the people who put him im power. He has no original thoughts. And whatever they tell him to do, he will do. after all, who has stopped him to date?

Joe the Plumber disagreed with him and hit pieces on him made all the news. The Representative from South Carolina spoke the truth about him and was severely chastized by the Congressional Republicans and I haven't heard from him since. joe Walsh? There is a hit piece about him posted on this forum from the Chicago paper.

From this point in time and continuing through the election, things are going get very nasty and and probably very violent.

50 posted on 07/28/2011 5:16:09 AM PDT by sport
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