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Obama: 'I refuse to take no for an answer'
Washington Examiner ^ | 1/4/2012 | Joel Gehrke

Posted on 01/04/2012 2:54:39 PM PST by Qbert

President Obama, introducing his controversial recess appointment to a crowd of Pennsylvania supporters, explained that he would not "take no for an answer" from the U.S. Senate -- especially the Republicans, that refused to confirm his nominee to the Consumer Financial Protections Bureau.

"I refuse to take no for an answer," Obama said at a campaign-style event. "I'm not going to stand by while a minority in the senate puts party ideology ahead of the people that we were elected to serve."

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., opposes the nomination because the CFPB "is subject to none of the checks that independent agencies normally operate under." McConnell also accused Obama of "fundamentally endanger[ing] the Congress’s role in providing a check on the excesses of the executive branch" by using a recess appointment that breaks with precedent. House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, recalls a policy laid out by his own Department of Justice (DOJ) before the Supreme Court, saying that the Senate has not been adjourned for a long enough time for a recess appointment to take place.

Ironically, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney defended Obama yesterday from the claim that he is acting like a "monarch" -- "it is not accurate to suggest that he doesn’t want to engage with Congress and that he won't engage with Congress," Carney said -- even while refusing to give any hint that Obama was going to make this move. "I just don't have any specifics to give to you on tomorrow's trip," Carney said during the press briefing yesterday.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Ohio
KEYWORDS: dictator; fascism; imperialism; imperialpresidency; obama; powergrab; unconstitutional
Kim Jong-Obama lays down the law...
1 posted on 01/04/2012 2:54:44 PM PST by Qbert
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To: Qbert

The AnointedIdiot can lay down the law all he wants; he can even threaten to huff and puff and blow my house down.

I got four words for the SupremeIdiot: No! And Hell NO!!

=.=


2 posted on 01/04/2012 2:56:41 PM PST by cranked
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To: Qbert

It’s official...we are now a Banana Republic!!!


3 posted on 01/04/2012 2:58:24 PM PST by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Qbert

Typical move from the Kenyen Half Wit. Question is : what is anyone going to do about it?


4 posted on 01/04/2012 2:58:30 PM PST by DeathBeforeDishonor1
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To: Qbert

I suppose from this that any Congressional delegation that may pay him a visit to urge his leaving office will know what to expect.

WTH, he may refuse to leave even when he loses in November.


5 posted on 01/04/2012 2:59:01 PM PST by OldPossum
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To: Qbert
America: We refuse to take 0 for an answer.


6 posted on 01/04/2012 2:59:42 PM PST by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: Qbert
"I'm not going to stand by while a minority in the senate puts party ideology ahead of the people that we were elected to serve."

A telling comment for a word-parser. Zero was anointed to serve unionists, Communists, freeloaders, fatcats, George Soros and anti-American lowlifes wherever they may be found.

7 posted on 01/04/2012 3:01:55 PM PST by Colonel_Flagg (Why, yes. I AM in a bad mood.)
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To: Qbert
At what point might the term...

...rogue presidency

...be officially applied?

.

8 posted on 01/04/2012 3:02:48 PM PST by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: Qbert

I’m ready to give up on Republicans and any pretense they might care at all about this country. Are they cowards or just evil like their new dictator? Inquiring mind would like to know. If they do nothing now, will they do anything if he attempts to remain in office. If starts arresting Americans who oppose him.

I feel sick to death on the direction the country is going in and there are no signs of it abating.


9 posted on 01/04/2012 3:05:19 PM PST by formosa (Formosa)
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To: Qbert

Monarch? Dictator is more like it.


10 posted on 01/04/2012 3:05:51 PM PST by marsh2
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To: Qbert

This nasty little bully needs to be defied. I guess he has everybody so scared of him that they won’t do anything to oppose him. Is there no one in Congress who will demand that he follow precedent? When does it become feasible to bring up the “I” word?


11 posted on 01/04/2012 3:09:46 PM PST by redhead ("Inner peace, inner peace...." Master Shi Fu)
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12 posted on 01/04/2012 3:10:31 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Qbert
"I'm not going to stand by while a minority in the senate puts party ideology ahead of the people that we were elected to serve."

I'll give him credit for that. Instead of standing by, he goes on vactions and golfs at every opportunity.

13 posted on 01/04/2012 3:10:41 PM PST by edpc (Wilby 2012)
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To: Qbert
Hey Obozo!

Last time I checked, your party controlled the Senate. It only takes a simple majority vote to confirm an appointment.

Why can't you just ask Harry Reid to rubber stamp it for you?

What's that you say? They aren't your lapdogs anymore? Why do you suppose that is?

14 posted on 01/04/2012 3:11:18 PM PST by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: marsh2

You have to wonder who this fugghead thinks he is.

Laws and rules mean nothing to him.


15 posted on 01/04/2012 3:11:45 PM PST by Venturer
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To: Barak; obama
I refuse to take no for an answer

Oh really?

Then how about taking ESAD as an answer?

16 posted on 01/04/2012 3:15:26 PM PST by ROCKLOBSTER ( Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: Qbert; All
"Kim Jong-Obama lays down the law..."


17 posted on 01/04/2012 3:15:34 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Qbert

I was under the impression the Senate never went into recess due to a technically maneuver to stop Obama from doing this

So how can our glorious leader appoint a recess appointment ?


18 posted on 01/04/2012 3:22:05 PM PST by Popman (Obama is God's curse upon the land....)
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To: Qbert

Well, here it is, a clearly impeachable offense. That is the remedy that the Congress has at its fingertips.


19 posted on 01/04/2012 3:24:27 PM PST by Triple (Socialism denies people the right to the fruits of their labor, and is as abhorrent as slavery)
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To: marsh2
Monarch? Dictator is more like it.

Quotes on the subject:

“It is a paradox that every dictator has climbed to power on the ladder of free speech. Immediately on attaining power each dictator has suppressed all free speech except his own.”  Herbert Hoover

“Dictatorship is a constant lecture instructing you that your feelings, your thoughts and desires are of no account, that you are a nobody and must live as you are told by other people who desire and think for you”  Stephen Vizinczey

“Every dictator is an enemy of freedom, an opponent of law”  Demosthenes

History proves that all dictatorships, all authoritarian forms of government are transient. Only democratic systems are not transient. Whatever the shortcomings, mankind has not devised anything superior.  Vladimir Putin

Any dictator would admire the uniformity and obedience of the U.S. media.  Noam Chomsky

The difference between a democracy and a dictatorship is that in a democracy you vote first and take orders later; in a dictatorship you don't have to waste your time voting.  Charles Bukowski

20 posted on 01/04/2012 3:29:39 PM PST by MamaDearest
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To: formosa

If this guy gets reelected I don’t think my 7 grandchildren will grow up in the same country I grew up in. it’s already going in the wrong direction. When my daughter has to worry when her kids play outside in a “super safe” neighborhood I get sick.


21 posted on 01/04/2012 3:30:04 PM PST by surrey
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To: Qbert

Obama is the one putting ideology ahead of serving the people (all the people, not just his core constituencies) by nominating hard core leftwing ideologues. This is war.


22 posted on 01/04/2012 3:36:23 PM PST by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius, (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: redhead
Is there no one in Congress who will demand that he follow precedent? When does it become feasible to bring up the “I” word?

So far no, and now! Websearch for query "president ignores constitution" (multiple links)

23 posted on 01/04/2012 3:36:32 PM PST by MamaDearest
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To: Qbert

Frog boiled yet?


24 posted on 01/04/2012 3:45:46 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: surrey
If this guy gets reelected I don’t think my 7 grandchildren will grow up in the same country I grew up in.

FRiend: I don't live in the same country I grew up in, and I'm not yet 54.

There was a time, not that goddam long ago, when a President who overruled a Constitutionally legitimate legislative act by reference to the first person (as opposed to invoking "settled Executive authority", for example) would have been widely viewed as an out-of-control, potential tyrant.

Whereas: there's nothing "potential" about Obama. He thinks he's entitled to rule by virtue of his supposed intellectual superiority. I imagine that either FDR or LBJ would be embarrassed by this man's hubris - and neither was known for their sense of self-doubt.

25 posted on 01/04/2012 3:50:09 PM PST by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: Qbert

He’s going to take “Up Yours!” for an answer come November.


26 posted on 01/04/2012 3:59:00 PM PST by Trod Upon (Obama: Making the Carter malaise look good. Misery Index in 3...2...1)
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To: Qbert

The great Iatola Obama has spoken. [thunder claps]


27 posted on 01/04/2012 4:02:20 PM PST by Leep
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To: Qbert
'I refuse to take no for an answer'

- spoken by many criminals throughout history


28 posted on 01/04/2012 4:12:42 PM PST by canuck_conservative
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To: Qbert

Needs to be stopped, NOW!


29 posted on 01/04/2012 4:23:09 PM PST by Doc Savage ("I've shot people I like a lot more,...for a lot less!" Raylan Givins)
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To: Qbert
Goddamn to hell the muhammedan Baraka Soetero Hussein Obama, the first American dictator since Lincoln, determined to cause riots in the streets, just like he did when he fomented the overthrow of the Kenyan Government in 2006.

Its painfully obvious to any objective observer that the communist in the White House is hardly an American.

This is a guy who said the US is comprised of 57 states, who's father, stepfather, and brothers are all muhammadans, and is in league with fellow marxists, sex perverts, domestic terrorists, and thieves.

IT IS AN INDICTMENT ON THE USA THAT THIS MUSLIM COMMUNIST SERVES AS POTUS.

In more civilized times, like in 1787, this shifty son of a whore and his comrades would be run out of town on a rail.

An electorate that puts Clinton in the WH twice, gives the insane al gore the popular vote, elects a not natural born muslim communist POTUS at least once, and then elects bushes three times and Reagan twice is an electorate that is mentally retarded.

The Republic is in great jeopardy AND IS IN DECLINE.

DRASTIC MEASURES ARE IN ORDER.

If he thinks people hate him now, wait until he and his comrades try to steal the WH in 2012.

This is going to be a SERIOUS fight.

The GOP may not survive if MYTH ROMNEY or some other crook gets the nomination, and for sure the unions will be going for broke to put more marxists in office, especially Hussein.

The next GOP POTUS needs to declare a Zero tolerance policy for marxists in US government.

Investigate and arrest members of the “Congressional Progressive Caucus”and Declare all States "Right to Work" states, no more forced compulsory union dues in order to keep your job.

Defund the marxist trade and government worker unions.

No one will pay union dues voluntarily.

Let the union workers give themselves a raise by not having to pay any more dues.

The next POTUS must cripple the corrupt and degenerate marxist public and private sector unions by declaring all States of this union to be "Right to Work States"

30 posted on 01/04/2012 4:28:49 PM PST by Rome2000 (OBAMA IS A COMMUNIST CRYPTO-MUSLIM)
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To: Qbert
how bout this then...

31 posted on 01/04/2012 4:34:58 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Chode

nobama...Take a big NO from the voters in November, you grifter, equal-opportunity, affirmative action loser.


32 posted on 01/04/2012 5:13:52 PM PST by hal ogen (1st Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: hal ogen
damn straight...
33 posted on 01/04/2012 5:39:53 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Qbert

Who will rid us of this meddlesome Commie?


34 posted on 01/04/2012 5:54:20 PM PST by ApplegateRanch (I prefer Crony Capitalism to Crony Judicialism...unless it's MY crony on the bench)
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To: Qbert
Well, the Iranians told Obama NO, when he asked for our drone back. Apparently he was fine in accepting that NO answer. Dear Obama, every phrase out of your mouth is a lie. Nobody believes you and the entire world is laughing at you now.
35 posted on 01/04/2012 5:55:11 PM PST by justa-hairyape
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