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White House says it ‘forced Republicans to back down’ in debt fight
The Hill ^ | 8/4/11 | Michael O'Brien

Posted on 08/04/2011 4:26:02 PM PDT by Nachum

The White House shot back Thursday at Rep. Paul Ryan’s (R-Wis.) claim that Republicans had called the president’s bluff in debt-ceiling negotiations. The administration issued a point-by-point rebuttal to Ryan’s op-ed yesterday in The Wall Street Journal, in which he characterized Republicans as having successfully stared down President Obama in the protracted fight over spending and the nation’s borrowing authority. Maybe the most bombastic claim Ryan made was that Republican leaders called Obama’s bluff by forcing him to accept legislation that included no revenue-raisers and raised the debt limit

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KEYWORDS: boehnercaved; debtceiling; debtdeal; debtlimit; forced; house; obamacaved; paulryan; republicans; republicanscaved; ryan; white; whitehouse; whitehousecaved
Can we impeach him yet?
1 posted on 08/04/2011 4:26:06 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

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

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2 posted on 08/04/2011 4:27:02 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

It’s not something to brag about. It’s like saying, “I can lift a bag of flour!”


3 posted on 08/04/2011 4:31:01 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: Nachum
Yeah, he's a real toughie. He slapped Boehner so hard his purse strap broke.

For controlling one half the GOP, which has a slight majority in one third of the federal government, the Tea Party managed to fight Obama to a standstill. It wasn't a crushing win, but, like Rocky in the original movie, the Tea Party went 15 rounds with the champ and had a draw. The fact that Obama had to fling his limp wrists at Johnny Teardrop for weeks to get a deal is hardly a gold crown of badassery.

4 posted on 08/04/2011 4:31:16 PM PDT by Steel Wolf ("Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master." - Gaius Sallustius Crispus)
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To: Steel Wolf

And the Hill also reported that Obama was “FORCED’ to leave the room so Boehner and the rest of the adults could talk in private.

So much for the moron community organizer...


5 posted on 08/04/2011 4:34:16 PM PDT by max americana (FUBO NATION 2012 FK BARAK)
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To: Steel Wolf

So if Obama forced the GOP to back down, how come Obama still doesn’t have his tax hikes yet?


6 posted on 08/04/2011 4:35:29 PM PDT by Siena Dreaming
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To: Nachum

Bambi is crazy, but I knew he was crazy-like-a-fox enough to claim victory...no matter what the result.

His whole strategy in not presenting any plan of his own was to be able to claim “victory” for anything that happened, no matter how it went.


7 posted on 08/04/2011 4:35:59 PM PDT by livius
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To: Nachum

Seems like nothing gets under the charlatan’s skin as much as the smart-allecky Paul Ryan!


8 posted on 08/04/2011 4:36:56 PM PDT by parisa
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To: Nachum

Zer0 actually won. Boner and especially McConnell caved. The super committee is dangerously unConstitutional.


9 posted on 08/04/2011 4:38:01 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Nachum

Here is another thing Ob ama did in June behind our backs:

It’s Now Official!

Over The Counter (OTC) Bullion trading is now Illegal for all U.S. Residents.

The commodity futures trading Commission (CFTC) Now has a foot hold on the physical bullion market. A feat this Government Agency has tried to achieve since its 1974 inception.

Coincidentally, 1974 is when Americans were given back the right to own Bullion

(1933- Dec 1974 ban on Bullion) by executive order (11825), by then President Gerald Ford.

The CFTC’s June 14th, meeting on The Dodds Frank Act, set forth the final rules on all

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This is first step toward their ultimate goal.

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10 posted on 08/04/2011 4:40:02 PM PDT by Paperdoll (NO MORE BUSHS!)
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To: Nachum

I hate to say it, but Obama’s right. What did the Republicans win? They raised the debt ceiling and in exchange got no cuts for 2 years. In effect, they institutionalized all of the Stimulus spending from the prior year. They also institutionalized the war costs which should be winding down.


11 posted on 08/04/2011 4:43:06 PM PDT by DannyTN
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To: Nachum

How can they have forced Rinos?????? It was all a shell game. We are the ones under the bus........as usual......;(


12 posted on 08/04/2011 4:43:28 PM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: Nachum

This should stiffen the spines of the Rs, but it probably will not. Yes, the committee of 6s is dangerous because WH openly (w/media blessing) goes after people personally, their supporters, their donors, their families, etc., so 6 guys are easier to “cajole” and intimidate than 500+


13 posted on 08/04/2011 4:44:27 PM PDT by shalom aleichem
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To: Nachum

I don’t think it took much forcing,


14 posted on 08/04/2011 4:45:54 PM PDT by sport
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To: DannyTN
Yup! A "deal" which ADDS a minimum of $7 Trillion to our national debt over the next 10 years is not deal.

There are NO cuts in this "deal."
15 posted on 08/04/2011 4:48:43 PM PDT by Sudetenland (There can be no freedom without God--What man gives, man can take away.)
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To: Paladin2
Zer0 actually won. Boner and especially McConnell caved. The super committee is dangerously unConstitutional.

And that is why the market tanked today. He can take the credit for that.

16 posted on 08/04/2011 4:48:53 PM PDT by clove (God, Family and Country, the truth will live!)
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To: livius

He can’t do that! Reid already said it was his plan along with the sun shinning in the morning. I find it suprising for those clowns to claim a victory being that all of their supporters thinks it is insulting defeat to them.


17 posted on 08/04/2011 4:52:02 PM PDT by Always Independent
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To: parisa

I’ve noticed that. Bambi really hates Ryan.

Probably because Ryan is extremely smart, extremely logical, and extremely well-spoken (none of which can be said about the blue-lipped ditz in the WH).


18 posted on 08/04/2011 4:55:11 PM PDT by livius
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To: Siena Dreaming

The tax hikes come in 2013 when the Bush tax cuts expire ,,,,,


19 posted on 08/04/2011 4:59:12 PM PDT by lionheart 247365 ( -:{ GLENN BECK is 0bama's TRANSPARENCY CZAR }:-)
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To: Paladin2

,,,, and a simple majority of only 7 is required .


20 posted on 08/04/2011 5:01:21 PM PDT by lionheart 247365 ( -:{ GLENN BECK is 0bama's TRANSPARENCY CZAR }:-)
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To: Always Independent

It’s all about propaganda.

Obama and the Dems had no intention of honoring anything that was done anyway, and if you’re “negotiating” from a lie in the first place, that makes life all so much easier for you...


21 posted on 08/04/2011 5:05:36 PM PDT by livius
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To: Nachum

Boy those Republicans are such a bunch of mean & nasty rough necks.

They Forced Zero to defund and shut down All of those unelected bureaucracies in DC which contribute absolutely Nothing to Anyone but themselves.

They got the Dept. of Education/Political Indoctrination, Commerce, etc, etc, etc to all just surrender and go home.

Yessiree, they’re a Farce to be reckoned with.

They even got the FDA straightened out.

http://pogoblog.typepad.com/pogo/2011/08/janet-woodcock-miss-piñata-meets-clue-stick.html#more

I sure hope My free handouts don’t get mugged by any of those durned blamed Republicans.


22 posted on 08/04/2011 5:10:52 PM PDT by To-Whose-Benefit? (It is Error alone which needs the support of Government. The Truth can stand by itself.)
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To: Steel Wolf
Yeah, he's a real toughie. He slapped Boehner so hard his purse strap broke. For controlling one half the GOP, which has a slight majority in one third of the federal government, the Tea Party managed to fight Obama to a standstill. It wasn't a crushing win, but, like Rocky in the original movie, the Tea Party went 15 rounds with the champ and had a draw. The fact that Obama had to fling his limp wrists at Johnny Teardrop for weeks to get a deal is hardly a gold crown of badassery.

well said and worth repeating.

23 posted on 08/04/2011 5:19:06 PM PDT by plain talk
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To: nickcarraway

“It’s not something to brag about”

I agree. It was certainly not the Republicans finest hour. Far from it. I would let Obama take all the credit he wants. The Dow down over 500 points today as an example. Let Obama have the credit for it.


24 posted on 08/04/2011 5:29:17 PM PDT by Parley Baer
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To: lionheart 247365
We shall see.

Obama's been promising not to extend them from before he was sworn in and still hasn't delivered on it.

25 posted on 08/04/2011 5:29:46 PM PDT by Siena Dreaming
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To: Nachum
The only thing that hussein can force is a bowel movement.

LLS

26 posted on 08/04/2011 6:15:32 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (juan mccain certified Al Palin Hobbit Terrorist)
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To: Steel Wolf

bump


27 posted on 08/04/2011 8:18:01 PM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (It is possible to both promote Palin and support Bachmann at the same time, ya know.)
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To: Steel Wolf
the Tea Party went 15 rounds with the champ and had a draw

Rocky lost a split decision.

28 posted on 08/04/2011 10:34:57 PM PDT by fortheDeclaration (When the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn (Pr.29:2))
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To: fortheDeclaration

Eh, it’s been a while since I’ve seen it. Point being, he didn’t win. ;-)


29 posted on 08/04/2011 10:41:48 PM PDT by Steel Wolf ("Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master." - Gaius Sallustius Crispus)
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To: Siena Dreaming

0bamacare kicks in and it needs that revenue and more to get off the ground . Will the Senate extend the cuts ,,,, I seriously doubt it if the pubs do not take back the Senate in Nov 2012 ,,, so they will simply expire . That’s why the bamster needs to raise well over a billion in DNC & Presidential funds re-election funds .


30 posted on 08/05/2011 5:42:31 AM PDT by lionheart 247365 ( -:{ GLENN BECK is 0bama's TRANSPARENCY CZAR }:-)
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To: Nachum
White House says it ‘forced Republicans to back down’ in debt fight

If that be true, why are the communists' and progressives' panties all in a bunch?

Why is the Communist Party threatening war?

31 posted on 08/05/2011 8:42:54 PM PDT by Publius6961 (My world was lovely, until it was taken over by parasites.)
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