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Obama says he will ‘respect’ Supreme Court's ruling on his healthcare law
The Hill ^ | 4/3/12 | Sam Baker

Posted on 04/03/2012 12:43:05 PM PDT by Nachum

President Obama softened his rhetoric Tuesday about the possibility of a Supreme Court decision striking down his healthcare reform law, after Republicans accused him of “threatening” the high court. (Snip) Obama said Tuesday that he would respect the court’s opinion, but still believes the justices should not overturn the healthcare law. “The point I was making is that the Supreme Court is the final say on our Constitution, and all of us have to respect it,” he said. “But it’s precisely because of that extraordinary power that the court has traditionally exercised significant restraint and deference to a duly elected

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President Ratso Rizzo changes direction
1 posted on 04/03/2012 12:43:12 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

He’s flipped a couple of the Jurists.


2 posted on 04/03/2012 12:44:20 PM PDT by ShadowAce (Linux -- The Ultimate Windows Service Pack)
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, Ping

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

http://www.nachumlist.com/


3 posted on 04/03/2012 12:44:25 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum
Ubama is incredibly thin-skinned.

One of these days he's going to lash out and expose himself for the Godless cretin he really is.

4 posted on 04/03/2012 12:45:19 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Over half of U.S. murders are of black people, and 90% of them are committed by other black people.)
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To: Nachum

How cute. He thinks he has a choice.


5 posted on 04/03/2012 12:46:02 PM PDT by CodeToad (I'm so right-wing if I lifted my left leg I'd go into a spin.)
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To: Nachum

No, he doubled down again against America:

“The burden is on those who would overturn a law like this,” Obama said Tuesday.

The court heard three days of oral arguments about the healthcare mandate last week, and the justices’ questioning indicated that there’s a very good chance they could strike down the mandate — and perhaps the entire law.

Obama reiterated that he believes the mandate is constitutional and expects the court to uphold it. The White House is therefore “not spending a whole bunch of time” looking at alternatives in case the mandate falls, he said.

“I don’t anticipate the court striking this down,” he said. “I think they take their responsibilities seriously.”


6 posted on 04/03/2012 12:46:26 PM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: Nachum

Oh...how nice of him........


7 posted on 04/03/2012 12:46:26 PM PDT by PeachyKeen
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extraordinary power? wtf? i thought this clown was a constitutional law professor?


8 posted on 04/03/2012 12:48:00 PM PDT by bagster
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To: Nachum

Well isn’t that nice.


9 posted on 04/03/2012 12:48:22 PM PDT by dagogo redux (A whiff of primitive spirits in the air, harbingers of an impending descent into the feral.)
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To: Nachum

What’s really funny about this whole thing is that he’s more than willing to go around Congress with EOs if he feels “we can’t wait.”


10 posted on 04/03/2012 12:48:22 PM PDT by ShadowAce (Linux -- The Ultimate Windows Service Pack)
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To: Nachum
He just goes from one side of the fence the other. Hence, they cancel each other out and he makes everyone happy. Right???

He's disgusting.

11 posted on 04/03/2012 12:49:26 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Nachum

Michelle probably chewed him out for letting his guard down and speaking off prompter.


12 posted on 04/03/2012 12:50:54 PM PDT by SandyInSeattle (Smith & Wesson: The original point and click interface)
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To: Nachum

Well, isn’t that nice.


13 posted on 04/03/2012 12:51:56 PM PDT by dagogo redux (A whiff of primitive spirits in the air, harbingers of an impending descent into the feral.)
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To: Nachum

That Trayvon-like dude ain’t gonna disrespect the Supreme Court?


14 posted on 04/03/2012 12:53:22 PM PDT by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: Nachum

Bwahahahaha!

The Chicago thugs who advise him finally figured out that his previous remarks were backfiring.

So now we have this feeble walkback.


16 posted on 04/03/2012 12:53:53 PM PDT by mondonico (Peace through Superior Firepower)
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To: SandyInSeattle

I’m betting that she’s the better reader and/or only rates one prompter, judging by Nickelodeon’s recent MO-hole-kissing spree.


17 posted on 04/03/2012 12:54:05 PM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: Nachum

Kagan’s report to him must have been bad news. If the news had been good (for him) he would have shut up. Why irritate the Supremes if the news was good? Leave well enough alone.

Since Kagan’s report was bad he had nothing to lose by irritating them and trying to intimidate. I can’t imagine that they will be intimidated by this cheap thug.


18 posted on 04/03/2012 12:54:43 PM PDT by Neanderthal
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To: bagster
extraordinary power? wtf? i thought this clown was a constitutional law professor?

Well, they never said he was GOOD one. :-)

19 posted on 04/03/2012 12:54:45 PM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: Nachum
Obama says he will ‘respect’ Supreme Court's ruling on his healthcare law

Uh oh - everyone knows that Obama is a serial liar.

But it's a trick statement (as usual) that needs to be parsed carefully to understand what Obama really means. Of course he will 'respect' the ruling if it goes in his favor. All bets are off otherwise.

This statement is just give him some "space" to allow him to dump some of the heat that he's taking about his previous strident statements about the Court. But like any cornered animal, he can be dangerous, so it's important to keep the focus on what he is planning to do to subvert the will of the people.

Of course if he gets re-elected (perish the thought), he plans to be as "flexible" on this issue as he is on the question of missile defense with the Russians.

20 posted on 04/03/2012 12:55:24 PM PDT by The Electrician ("Government is the only enterprise in the world which expands in size when its failures increase.")
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President Ratso Rizzo changes direction

Thuggery can be "enlightening*" for those subjected to it.

If direction is changed by this man, it only means a different path leading to the same place.

*or life-altering/ending

21 posted on 04/03/2012 12:55:33 PM PDT by MamaDearest
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To: Nachum

Which one leaked the vote to the White Hut?

Kagan or the wise Latina?


22 posted on 04/03/2012 12:55:57 PM PDT by hattend (Jesus wants me to make churches pay for abortions. - Barack Obama)
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To: Nachum

Bullshit. A federal judge has already RULED it was unconstitutional. All implementation should have STOPPED until the question was resolved.

A federal judge also found the clown’s moratorium on offshore drilling was unconstitutional, too. And Obama and his lackey Lazar ignored that judge.

Obama ignores the overwhelmingly passed (by both houses of Congress) and signed (by a Democrat Oval Office occupier) Defense of Marriage Act.

So his bile about “respect” for SCOTUS is “just words”.


23 posted on 04/03/2012 12:56:43 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: mondonico

or Obama’s threats worked and now the “correct result” is acieved and chicago will not allow any breakage in the courthouse. (appologies to monty python)


24 posted on 04/03/2012 12:57:20 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Nachum

Bullshit. A federal judge has already RULED it was unconstitutional. All implementation should have STOPPED until the question was resolved.

A federal judge also found the clown’s moratorium on offshore drilling was unconstitutional, too. And Obama and his lackey Lazar ignored that judge.

Obama ignores the overwhelmingly passed (by both houses of Congress) and signed (by a Democrat Oval Office occupier) Defense of Marriage Act.

So his bile about “respect” for SCOTUS is “just words”.


25 posted on 04/03/2012 12:57:44 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: Nachum

Bullshit. A federal judge has already RULED it was unconstitutional. All implementation should have STOPPED until the question was resolved.

A federal judge also found the clown’s moratorium on offshore drilling was unconstitutional, too. And Obama and his lackey Lazar ignored that judge.

Obama ignores the overwhelmingly passed (by both houses of Congress) and signed (by a Democrat Oval Office occupier) Defense of Marriage Act.

So his bile about “respect” for SCOTUS is “just words”.


26 posted on 04/03/2012 12:58:55 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: Nachum

Mighty white of you, O-dog. Respecting the Court, like you had any choice in the matter.


27 posted on 04/03/2012 1:00:06 PM PDT by OrangeHoof (Obama: The Dr. Kevorkian of the American economy.)
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To: Nachum

Is Obama planning on having one of the justices Zimmerman-ed?


28 posted on 04/03/2012 1:01:45 PM PDT by wilco200 (11/4/08 - The Day America Jumped the Shark)
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To: Nachum

More lies. I hope the SC will do what’s best for the people; not what’s best for them and Obama. The odd thing about Obamacare is there is no health care and senior citizens are sentenced to death. We did not vote this in. It is illegal and it should be stopped. If it has to go to the SC they should throw the entire illegal thing out.


29 posted on 04/03/2012 1:03:19 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: TsonicTsunami08

LOL.


30 posted on 04/03/2012 1:04:27 PM PDT by mrsmel
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To: Nachum

I don’t think the five who are voting Obamacare down really give a shit what Barack thinks.


31 posted on 04/03/2012 1:05:17 PM PDT by Artemis Webb
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To: Nachum

The SCOTUS refuses to be organized, like a community, by Mr. Soetoro.


32 posted on 04/03/2012 1:05:37 PM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.......)
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To: treetopsandroofs
“I don’t anticipate the court striking this down,” he said. “I think they take their responsibilities seriously.”

Shees.

Implication being that if the supremes don't agree with him - they are not taking their responsibilities seriously.

Narcasism palooza!

33 posted on 04/03/2012 1:06:53 PM PDT by thedrake
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To: Nachum

Guess the attack on the Supreme Court focus-grouped badly or polled badly.

Ya think?


34 posted on 04/03/2012 1:07:02 PM PDT by No Truce With Kings (Ten years on FreeRepublic and counting.)
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To: ShadowAce

I don’t think he flipped anyone. But Ill bet he is worried now about 6-3 or even 7-2..


35 posted on 04/03/2012 1:07:37 PM PDT by cardinal4 (Bolton/Arpaio 2012 "Kick the UN across the border!")
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To: ShadowAce

No he is going through the stages of grieving of the death of his masterpiece: Anger, Denial and finally Acceptance


36 posted on 04/03/2012 1:09:34 PM PDT by DarthVader (Politicians govern out of self interest, Statesmen govern for a Vision greater than themselves)
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To: Nachum

Yeah...all the time he’s trying to figger how to pack the court


37 posted on 04/03/2012 1:10:18 PM PDT by evad (STOP SPENDING, STOP SPENDING, STOP SPENDING. It's the SPENDING Stupid)
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To: Nachum

Well if he doesn’t respect the Supreme Court’s ruling then JAIL HIM!


38 posted on 04/03/2012 1:10:37 PM PDT by vortigern
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To: Nachum

No he won’t.


39 posted on 04/03/2012 1:10:50 PM PDT by sevinufnine (Sevin - "If we do not fight when we know we can win, we'll have to fight when we know we will lose")
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To: Nachum

he telegraphed that he got tipped off (probably by Kagan) and now is backpeddling...what a stupid a$$...


40 posted on 04/03/2012 1:13:51 PM PDT by rolling_stone
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To: Nachum

The defeat of owebamaNocare is what he intends to run on for reelection on—and it will work with the help of the media.


41 posted on 04/03/2012 1:14:11 PM PDT by subterfuge (BUILD MORE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS NOW!!!)
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The burden is on those who would overturn a law like this,” Obama said Tuesday.

The burden! FUBO! Have you no respect for the years of due process taken to all the way to SCOTUS, with deliberations that have involved probably millions of hours of consideration? The burden has long ago been met, BO!

That you would think to influence the process any more than has already been afforded you by Kagan's devotions shows how truly disrepectful you are of the process! Any burden lies on you, BO, to justify anything other than eating a plate full of crow!

HF

42 posted on 04/03/2012 1:15:00 PM PDT by holden
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To: Nachum

I’m sure the Supemes are really worried about whether Barry respects their decision or not. They could care less.


43 posted on 04/03/2012 1:15:17 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: DarthVader

Try denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. But we get your point. ;0)


44 posted on 04/03/2012 1:15:39 PM PDT by goseminoles
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To: Nachum
Wow, there's a whole nother branch of government here. Who knew? I guess Obama’s decision to not defend DOMA might have been a little premature then?
45 posted on 04/03/2012 1:15:45 PM PDT by throwback (The object of opening the mind, is as of opening the mouth, is to shut it again on something solid.)
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To: ShadowAce

I suspect he found it that it will stand.


46 posted on 04/03/2012 1:16:03 PM PDT by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: ShadowAce

” He’s flipped a couple of the Jurists.”

Nope
He looked like a thug....


47 posted on 04/03/2012 1:16:44 PM 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: Puppage

” i thought this clown was a constitutional law professor?”

No, not even an assistent professor....a “instructor”

like a student teacher.


49 posted on 04/03/2012 1:19:10 PM 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: SoFloFreeper

I foresee him revisiting Andrew Jackson’s words: They have their ruling. Now let them enforce it.


50 posted on 04/03/2012 1:19:23 PM PDT by cld51860 (Oderint dum metuant)
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