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White House in damage control over Obama Supreme Court remarks (No Comments Allowed!)
Reuters ^ | April 4, 2012 | By Alister Bull (<-- No joke!)

Posted on 04/04/2012 11:55:15 PM PDT by Islander7

The White House was forced on the defensive on Wednesday as it sought to explain controversial remarks President Barack Obama made earlier in the week about the Supreme Court's review of his signature healthcare reform law.

"What he did was make an unremarkable observation about 80 years of Supreme Court history," Carney told reporters during a White House briefing dominated by the topic.

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


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South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, who backs Mitt Romney for the Republican nomination to confront Obama, told Fox News the president was "bullying the Supreme Court," and the White House was grilled on whether he had gone too far.

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There are no comments on this and the comment section is CLOSED. LOL! Seems Rooters has gotten an ear full about this.

1 posted on 04/04/2012 11:55:20 PM PDT by Islander7
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To: Islander7

Yeah, okay. Your bad.


2 posted on 04/05/2012 12:12:55 AM PDT by allmost
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To: allmost

Hey, no comments!


3 posted on 04/05/2012 12:17:18 AM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: Islander7
Is there any acknowledgment of anything?
4 posted on 04/05/2012 12:17:37 AM PDT by allmost
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To: Islander7

The semi-Kenyan intruder is headed for a Supreme Court smackdown (we can only hope)


5 posted on 04/05/2012 12:20:36 AM PDT by dennisw (A nation of sheep breeds a government of Democrat wolves!)
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To: Islander7
The president, who taught constitutional law at the University of Chicago, ...

That's a lie! Throw this article out.

6 posted on 04/05/2012 12:20:46 AM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: Jonty30

He is the shirt on my back, this obama defines me. Change. Peace. Kill whitey, wait no what?


7 posted on 04/05/2012 12:21:02 AM PDT by allmost
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To: Islander7
Why was Gov. Nikki Haley singled out for commentary in this article?

-PJ

8 posted on 04/05/2012 12:22:49 AM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you can vote for President, then your children can run for President.)
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To: dennisw
The semi-Kenyan intruder is headed for a Supreme Court smackdown (we can only hope)

The Supremes didn't care too much for Slick Willie's antics either.

9 posted on 04/05/2012 12:28:11 AM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: Islander7

I was for the Constitution and independence of the Supreme Court before I was against it.


10 posted on 04/05/2012 12:38:58 AM PDT by O6ret
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To: dennisw; STARWISE; trisham
The semi-Kenyan intruder is headed for a Supreme Court smackdown (we can only hope)


We hope and pray !

I can barely wait to read Scalia's opinion, provided he adds his.

The five Catholic, male Justices have to come through on the side of our Constitution.

Lord, hear our prayer.


11 posted on 04/05/2012 12:44:07 AM PDT by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: Islander7

And Moochelle says, “Can’t we all get along?”


12 posted on 04/05/2012 12:47:41 AM PDT by Mark (Don't argue with my posts. I typed while under sniper fire..)
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To: Islander7

a ‘lecturer’ on the Constitution should’ve remembered that there are three branches of American government for a reason. It’s not just The Oval against a ‘do-nothing’ Congress (which he continues to play shell games with), it’s not just him and his double-speak to appease his supporters (who he also continues to play shell games with), but lookie-see, it’s the ‘do-something’ Supremes and federal judges, who have been sitting back and watching it all from afar - as they are sworn to do. Looks like the Judicials are about to pull the reins. This should be fun. or not.


13 posted on 04/05/2012 1:03:30 AM PDT by blueplum
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To: Islander7

Robot squirrrels battle it out with rattlesnakes. On /.


14 posted on 04/05/2012 1:05:09 AM PDT by allmost
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To: onyx

Pray too!..... and pray Jug Ears ends up soon (Nov 6th 2012) on the scrapheap of American electoral history


15 posted on 04/05/2012 1:07:13 AM PDT by dennisw (A nation of sheep breeds a government of Democrat wolves!)
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To: onyx

Onyx, Obamacare is history. If you listened to the questions of the conservative judges they were against it. The Solicitor General had a very difficult time defending this.


16 posted on 04/05/2012 1:17:08 AM PDT by U-238
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To: onyx
Lord, hear our prayer.

Amen!

17 posted on 04/05/2012 1:19:10 AM PDT by thecodont
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To: U-238

You can tell less from the questions - then you can from Obama’s response re the vote on Friday.

He immediately went full scale war. He lost. He would never have done thta if he won the vote.


18 posted on 04/05/2012 1:45:28 AM PDT by Eldon Tyrell
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To: U-238

The comment about fundamentally changing the relationship between the government and the people was telling; I hope it is an omen.


19 posted on 04/05/2012 1:46:57 AM PDT by kearnyirish2
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To: Eldon Tyrell

I disagree. I could tell which way they were leaning. The Broccoli question(that is what I call it) by Scalia was very telling. The way Obama has lashed back is very telling that he is concerned that his bill is going down in flames


20 posted on 04/05/2012 1:49:44 AM PDT by U-238
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To: kearnyirish2

I agree with you.


21 posted on 04/05/2012 1:50:33 AM PDT by U-238
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To: dennisw

Even if that happens, the O-ministration will portray the defeat as some kind of “win” for itself and America while dyed-in-the-wool loyalists adopt the same twisted logic.


22 posted on 04/05/2012 2:25:58 AM PDT by equaviator
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To: TigersEye
"The president, who taught constitutional law at the University of Chicago, ..."

Any student who attended his class should demand their money back. . . .

23 posted on 04/05/2012 2:44:07 AM PDT by DeaconRed (ZERO supporters are stuck on stupid. . . Always were, always will be. . .)
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To: Islander7

This entire story completely ignored by the Obama butt kissers in Florida, still working the race card with the Sharpton lynch mob.


24 posted on 04/05/2012 3:14:19 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: equaviator

yep he will say the unelected elite have struck down the will of the people...
what a lying POS


25 posted on 04/05/2012 3:16:41 AM PDT by aces
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To: Islander7
"What he did was make an unremarkable observation about 80 years of Supreme Court history,"

Yeah, it was SO unremarkable that obama had to use the term "unprecedented" to grab our attention. It certainly worked.

That Carney has a tough job trying to make a liar look honest.

26 posted on 04/05/2012 3:20:42 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: Right Wing Assault

Of course those 80 years were unremarkable in how they let Congress do anything under the commerce clause. What’s unprecedented is a bill so egregious that the court would have to strike it down.

Though while true, that’s not what I think the Obama meant. He’s bbling his way toward tyranny.


27 posted on 04/05/2012 3:41:16 AM PDT by ctdonath2 ($1 meals: http://abuckaplate.blogspot.com/)
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To: dennisw
...and pray Jug Ears ends up soon (Nov 6th 2012) on the scrapheap of American electoral history

As the worst, most anti-America President ever elected!

One thing we can do as conservatives is make sure all Americans understand the basis for "America."

To stay free you have to keep fighting for it because there is too much apathy and power mongering out there! To our demise there are Americans who do not even understand the basic foundation of what the IDEA OF AMERICA is because we have allowed a political force of "causes" to undermine our education.

The elites teach America is government, when the opposite is true. America is We The People!

28 posted on 04/05/2012 3:52:42 AM PDT by sirchtruth (Freedom is not free.)
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..., the O-ministration will portray the defeat as some kind of “win” for itself ...

Actually he will use it as campaign fodder to show how the system doesn't work. 0bama is a dyed-in-the-wool community activist/organizer/agitator first and foremost! We must not forget that. If there is one thing 0bama knows how to do well when the chips are down against him, it is agitate the community and he has the biggest bully pit to complete that from...the podium at the White House.

What Americans need to realize is that the community organizer is not about being against the man, against the injustices of the systems etc., the organizers are not there to give you liberty. On the contrary, they are there to take it away from you and all the while making you blind to your own demise.

They wanted communities to own houses and they got the regulations to do that with the CRA. What they did not tell you is they also would hang a heavy talisman around your neck. You could not get credit cards and the organizers brought the fairness of credit cards to you to ease your life's burden, but it again came with another talisman that hangs over your head. Again the organizers brought you food, water, heat, AC and education in our ever increasing financial world to which you celebrated...until you found you could find no job to repay another talisman. To cast your lot with community organizers is to cast your lot with debt and "the man" who enslaves you.

The only thing an organizer knows how to do is create debt, burden, and enslavement...he knows not the meaning nor the taste freedom and liberty. These very ideas scare him, frighten him for a man of freedom, makes the community organizer inconsequential.

29 posted on 04/05/2012 4:03:12 AM PDT by EBH (God Humbles Nations, Leaders, and Peoples before He uses them for His Purpose)
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To: Islander7

I think Judge Napolitano stated it best that Obama is dangerously close to totalitarianism.
The Kenyan wants to rule by executive decree and believes that Congress and the Supreme Court and unneccessary and only there to rubber stamp his decisions.


30 posted on 04/05/2012 4:18:50 AM PDT by BuffaloJack (End Obama's War On Freedom.)
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To: dennisw
“The semi-Kenyan intruder is headed for a Supreme Court smackdown (we can only hope)”

If that happens, it will be the first time since “O” was inaugurated that the SYSTEM has actually worked according to design!!

31 posted on 04/05/2012 4:32:31 AM PDT by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: U-238

“The way Obama has lashed back is very telling that he is concerned that his bill is going down in flames”

Speaking of telling? Picture this: late night phone call from or to Kagan after the first vote. You think she wouldn’t leak? After not recusing?

Any wonder the liberal world is aflame in outrage? The wounded animal shrieks.


32 posted on 04/05/2012 4:39:04 AM PDT by StAntKnee (Add your own danged sarc tag)
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To: Voter#537

I don’t believe he ever taught anything. First, he was an invited lecturer. Wouldn’t you think at least one student in a class he taught would have come forward in some situation to say they were taught by him? Crickets. I believe he was paid as a lecturer but didn’t teach ever. I bet he was puffing on a doobie somewhwere during this time...and “community organizing”. Also, wouldn’t you think he would have written something during his purported illustrious career as a “professor”? What a empty suit.


33 posted on 04/05/2012 4:49:40 AM PDT by hal ogen (1st Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Right Wing Assault
That Carney has a tough job trying to make a liar look honest.

Carney's job is like explaining to a woman what her husband really meant when he answered "yes" to the dress making her butt look big question.

34 posted on 04/05/2012 4:49:49 AM PDT by N. Theknow (Kennedys=Can't drive, can't ski, can't fly, can't skipper a boat, but they know what's best for you.)
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To: Right Wing Assault

Y’all gotta read Sowell today.

He flat out calls Binky a liar,
and says he prefers liars like Nixon,
because you could tell when he was lying,
and the press actually investigated the lies
instead of covering up for him.


35 posted on 04/05/2012 4:54:50 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: blueplum

-——a ‘lecturer’ on the Constitution———

I have not seen his lectures.

Perhaps he told the students about the backwardness and inapplicability of old strictures to a modern progressive and utopian society. Perhaps he lectured that the federal government should be freed from the restraints and being bogged down by the states.

Perhaps the recent anti congress and anti court speeches are lifted directly from his earlier lectures


36 posted on 04/05/2012 4:56:32 AM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 ..... Crucifixion is coming)
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To: O6ret
I was for the Constitution and independence of the Supreme Court before I was against it

This was so appropos, I did not know whether to laugh or cry.

37 posted on 04/05/2012 4:57:20 AM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemies of freedom. Be Andrew Breitbart.)
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To: Islander7

Yesterday, a thread from the LA Times editorial; today, Reuters.

Obama opened a can of worms.

It is bad when even his libs friends in the press can’t defend the Constitutional Law Prof’s position on a Constitutional Law issue.

And both Press Sec Carney and Atty Gen Holder are out trying to do damage control.


38 posted on 04/05/2012 5:14:42 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: Jonty30

Yahoo! is allowing comments

http://news.yahoo.com/white-house-damage-control-over-obama-supreme-court-021613199.html

I like the one from Kay: “Carney reminds me of the guys at a circus following the elephants with a shovel”


39 posted on 04/05/2012 5:31:18 AM PDT by rwa265 ("This is My Beloved Son, Listen to Him.")
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To: Islander7

And this kind of talk from a supposed professor of Constitutional law.

I despise Barack Obama. One and out, God willing.


40 posted on 04/05/2012 5:37:54 AM PDT by Clara Lou (ABO! ABO! ABO!)
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To: MrB

Political Word Games (Sowell: Obama is simply lying)

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2867731/posts


41 posted on 04/05/2012 5:57:05 AM PDT by SteveH (First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you win.)
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To: Right Wing Assault
That Carney has a tough job trying to make a liar look honest.

The first time I say Carney, I figured they put him up there to spin Obama's lies because he looked like some angelic choir boy. Would someone like that lie to you? Of course not!

42 posted on 04/05/2012 6:33:44 AM PDT by stayathomemom (Beware of kittens modifying your posts.)
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To: blueplum

A Lecturer is a low paid, non tenure track teacher, hired by colleges to teach classes that full-time tenure track faculty are unavailable to cover. They can be on year-to-year or multi-year contracts, but for whatever reasons, the colleges have chosen not to offer them regular tenure-track status.


43 posted on 04/05/2012 6:47:02 AM PDT by Poser (Cogito ergo Spam - I think, therefore I ham)
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To: Political Junkie Too
The rule is if you throw a pebble at Obama, you must immediately follow up with the dropping of a bolder on a republican, any republican.. I'm not sure but I believe they have a republican list in rotation. Her name must have come up.
44 posted on 04/05/2012 6:57:38 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (If Barack has a memory like a steel trap, why can't he remember what the Constitution says?)
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To: EBH

“If there is one thing 0bama knows how to do well when the chips are down against him, it is agitate the community...”

I’d like to see him try that on the golf course...after he’s been voted out of office, that is.

I wonder if he’ll be invited to join as an honorary member at Augusta National (The Masters)....Nahh!

GO TIGER!


45 posted on 04/05/2012 6:58:54 AM PDT by equaviator
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To: stayathomemom
I figured they put him up there to spin Obama's lies because he looked like some angelic choir boy.

Likewise. He looks like a high school kid.

46 posted on 04/05/2012 9:41:04 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: Voter#537
Any student who attended his class should demand their money back. . . .

I'm sure they're out there demanding some 0bama Money.

47 posted on 04/05/2012 12:51:49 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: TigersEye
"I'm sure they're out there demanding some 0bama Money."

And getting it! ! ! ! !

48 posted on 04/05/2012 1:07:39 PM PDT by DeaconRed (ZERO supporters are stuck on stupid. . . Always were, always will be. . .)
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To: Voter#537

If they got their law degrees they’re raking it in ... 0bama or no 0bama. I’m sure 0bummer showed them how to connect the tap between Treasury and Rezko types and how to install a siphon for themselves on that pipeline that won’t get noticed. See? he does know about pipelines after all.


49 posted on 04/05/2012 1:34:25 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: StAntKnee

I agree with you


50 posted on 04/05/2012 7:53:44 PM PDT by U-238
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