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Obama wants a 'customer-friendly' federal government
politico ^ | 8/22/12 | BYRON TAU

Posted on 08/22/2012 9:26:30 AM PDT by ColdOne

“On all these issues, I think the most important thing we can do, and a big project of mine, is just making the federal government more customer friendly,”

SNIP

"I think the best role the federal government can play is oftentimes listening and trying to come to consensus at the local level and making sure the federal government is not getting in the way of that consensus once it's built up

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TOPICS: Front Page News; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: obama; youlie

1 posted on 08/22/2012 9:26:32 AM PDT by ColdOne
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To: ColdOne

That man has no concept of “citizen.”


2 posted on 08/22/2012 9:28:52 AM PDT by heartwood
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To: ColdOne

“...customer-friendly government...”

Is that what the ammo is for?


3 posted on 08/22/2012 9:29:24 AM PDT by Larry - Moe and Curly (Loose lips sink ships.)
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To: ColdOne

How bout this for a consensus? Get the eff out of our hair and go back to Kenya and take care of your brother? Or in your case, steal what little he has.


4 posted on 08/22/2012 9:30:46 AM PDT by crz
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To: ColdOne

5 posted on 08/22/2012 9:31:34 AM PDT by Baynative (A man's admiration for absolute government is proportionate to the contempt he feels for others)
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To: ColdOne

Illegal aliens are 0bama’s latest customers.


6 posted on 08/22/2012 9:33:41 AM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: ColdOne

Well, Mr. Totus, the “customers” don’t want your HEALTHCARE! Get the message?


7 posted on 08/22/2012 9:33:43 AM PDT by blondee123 (Our country is headed for DICTATORSHIP! WAKE UP!)
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To: ColdOne

8 posted on 08/22/2012 9:34:37 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: ColdOne

We are not your customers. We own it. You work for us. Dipstick.


9 posted on 08/22/2012 9:37:25 AM PDT by nhwingut (Sarah Palin 12... No One Else)
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To: ColdOne

” customer “
Definition
A person, company, or other entity which buys goods and services produced by another person, company, or other entity.

Read more: http://www.investorwords.com/5877/customer.html#ixzz24IGEJQdB

By this definition, the Customers he refers to could either be the productive, tax-paying, sector of society (which he has been waging open war on) or the Banking Elites who pay for political favors....

I wonder which one he means, here.... Hmmmmm???


10 posted on 08/22/2012 9:38:04 AM PDT by Uncle Ike (Rope is cheap, and there are lots of trees...)
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To: ColdOne

blah blah blah blah blhah blah from the Messiah


11 posted on 08/22/2012 9:42:09 AM PDT by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

LMAO!!!


12 posted on 08/22/2012 9:42:30 AM PDT by EdReform (Oath Keepers - Guardians of the Republic - Honor your oath - Join us: www.oathkeepers.org)
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To: heartwood
Yeah, we ain't citizens anymore. We're lowly, groveling freakin' "customers" of the magnificent and benevolent GOVERNMENT. Be nice to the bureaucrats or they won't give your handout.

Down in Obama's heart, as is the case with all Marxists, government does't derive it's power from the consent of the governed. It is the power that all must kneel before, begging for any crumbs it chooses to brush off to you.

If Obama get back in we will be so gone it won't even be funny.

13 posted on 08/22/2012 9:43:09 AM PDT by Obadiah (If Reagan had another son he would have looked like Paul Ryan.)
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To: ColdOne

I’d be dam%&d delighted to see a Federal Government conscious of who its employers really are...and reminding them of that fact wouldn’t require the Second Amendment!!


14 posted on 08/22/2012 9:44:26 AM PDT by mo (If you understand, no explanation is needed. If you don't understand, no explanation is possible.)
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To: ColdOne

Obama’s government will be one big, all encompassing, corporation, ascended above the throne of God, and it will be friendly when it picks up the phone, or sends its agents to control your behavior, take your money and parse out your property. We will be told what to eat and drink by smiling bureaucrats, and they will have special sales people to tell us what we can drive, what fuels we can use, and how much we can use, what jobs we can have, what medical care we need and don’t need, what our educations will be, what we can read, hear on the news, or browse on the internet. If we don’t agree, Obama’s government will have pleasant people to take us away. If you are a conservative white, anti gay, anti Islamist, Christian, or pro life, happy people will be appointed to shoot you.


15 posted on 08/22/2012 9:48:07 AM PDT by pallis
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To: ColdOne

didn’t the people use to be the boss?

now we’re not even citizens, we are just customers.

whatever happened to free market competition?


16 posted on 08/22/2012 9:50:18 AM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Baynative

What?...they’re all happy.

/s


17 posted on 08/22/2012 9:53:05 AM PDT by Adder (Da bro has GOT to go!)
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To: All

How about “shareholders in a bankrupt concern” for accuracy?


18 posted on 08/22/2012 9:55:38 AM PDT by Robert Teesdale
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To: ColdOne; All

Customer Friendly?

When departments of the Federal government (IRS, Social Security, NOAA, EPA, etc) which have never been armed. Now have weapons AND millions of round of ammunition?!!!!!!


19 posted on 08/22/2012 9:57:38 AM PDT by Jack Deth (Knight Errant and Resident FReeper Kitty Poem /Haiku Guy)
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To: ColdOne

Great, now the foreign national says we’re customers not citizens. Judging by all the illegals he helps I would say the company is being looted


20 posted on 08/22/2012 10:00:16 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools we will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: ColdOne

21 posted on 08/22/2012 10:01:23 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie (You didn't build that. The private sector is doing fine. We tried our plan and it worked.)
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To: Larry - Moe and Curly

hehehe...really!!


22 posted on 08/22/2012 10:02:30 AM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11 0bie don' t eat my dog!)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

LMAO!!!!!!LOL!!!


23 posted on 08/22/2012 10:03:45 AM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11 0bie don' t eat my dog!)
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To: ColdOne

Customer MY ASS!!! The American people are the employers, the federal and local governments are our employees. If the American people stopped paying taxes, because they believe you are not doing your job, you would be out of business in a heartbeat.


24 posted on 08/22/2012 10:11:15 AM PDT by factoryrat (We are the producers, the creators. Grow it, mine it, build it.)
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To: ColdOne
"I think the best role the federal government can play is oftentimes listening and trying to come to consensus at the local level and making sure the federal government is not getting in the way of that consensus once it's built up

Yea - just like when Arizona tried to deal with their illegal immigrant problem or - when Boeing relocated to South Carolina.

He defines consensus the same way Mao, Che, Fidel, Chavez and Stalin did/does.

25 posted on 08/22/2012 10:14:53 AM PDT by capydick (''Life's tough.......it's even tougher if you're stupid.'')
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To: ColdOne
This statement provides another of those revealing looks into the core philosophy of a man who flouts the reality presented by the Oath of Office which any American President must take. That core reality is:

1. The 1787 Constitution of the United States is "the People's" document to limit and control the government it structures by specifying and placing strict limits on any powers which "the People" grant to elected officials within that document.

2. Any elected official, including the Executive (President) is a servant of "the People," whose Constitution he/she swears to uphold as the "Supreme Law of the land." The "government" that Executive is elected to Administer has no "customers." It has "the People" who are, according to Justice Story, "the only KEEPERS of the Constitution" (See final para. - Joseph Story, "Commentaries on the Constitution").

3. The "government" is not a grantor of rights, nor is it a dispenser of the coercively collected earnings of "the People." Its primary assigned duty is as a defender and upholder of the Constitution and the defense of the unalienable, Creator-endowed individual rights of the "only KEEPERS" of the Constitution, "the People."

John Quincy Adams was a child of 9 in 1776 and Age 11 when the Constitution was framed in 1787. His father was a leader in the cause of liberty, and served as President under the Constitution. So did John Quincy, who also served in various other offices, including in the Congress until his death. His understanding of the Constitution and the duties of Office, as well as the history of the Republic is summarized in his "Jubilee" Address in 1839, here. One of his statements relates specifically to the role of the President:

"The President himself is no more than a representative of public opinion at the time of his election; and as public opinion is subject to great and frequent fluctuations, he must accommodate his policy to them; or the people will speedily give him a successor; or either House of Congress will effectually control his power. It is thus, and in no other sense that the Constitution of the United States is democratic - for the government of our country, instead of a Democracy the most simple, is the most complicated government on the face of the globe." - John Quincy Adams

26 posted on 08/22/2012 10:33:09 AM PDT by loveliberty2
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To: ColdOne

If obama wants to redistribute somethign he can redistribute the bulk of power in DC back to the states...


27 posted on 08/22/2012 10:40:09 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: ColdOne

1) I’m not your customer Mr. Obama, I’m your boss.

2) It’s my money that pays your salary and expenses, not the other way around.

3) Based on your horrible performance, I intend to fire you in November.


28 posted on 08/22/2012 10:53:55 AM PDT by Made In The USA (Can we cut the BS and just say it like it is?)
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To: ColdOne

Yeah, that’s why the average American loathes the Federal Government. Because you haven’t got the marketing right. /sarc


29 posted on 08/22/2012 11:04:44 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: ColdOne
Customers? The federal government has hostages, not customers. Well, it does have a client class of dependents looking to soak everyone else.
30 posted on 08/22/2012 11:34:13 AM PDT by Trod Upon (Obama: Making the Carter malaise look good. Misery Index in 3...2...1)
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To: ColdOne
Hey As$h¤le! We are EL JEFE...and YOU are FIRED.

31 posted on 08/22/2012 11:42:58 AM PDT by Miss Behave (All ways, always.)
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To: Miss Behave

” YOU are FIRED. “

Fired, okay..

It’s the ‘effective January 20, 2013’ part that gives us pause....


32 posted on 08/22/2012 11:45:59 AM PDT by Uncle Ike (Rope is cheap, and there are lots of trees...)
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To: ColdOne

Guess, then, that they’re planning to sign up everyone for AARP membership, so you can read the organization’s bulletin while you die of old age waiting for the federal bureaucracy to move.


33 posted on 08/22/2012 11:55:17 AM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: ColdOne

That Solyndra deal was one of the most customer-friendly transactions I have ever seen.

Sooo... mission accomplished!


34 posted on 08/22/2012 12:05:36 PM PDT by Noamie
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To: Trod Upon
Customers? The federal government has hostages,SLAVES, not customers.

The entire feral govt is out iof control but as SLAVES we do nothing?

See tagline.

35 posted on 08/22/2012 1:18:36 PM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: ColdOne

If I’m a customer, then I’d like to organize a boycott. Fellow Americans, let’s take our business elsewhere.

Oh wait, I forgot, the “company” can now force me to buy it’s products, like 0bamaCare.


36 posted on 08/22/2012 1:37:21 PM PDT by generally (Don't be stupid. We have politicians for that.)
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To: ColdOne
Obama wants a 'customer-friendly' federal government

Does that include voters terrorized by black racist thugs in Pennsylvania?

37 posted on 08/22/2012 3:17:30 PM PDT by stevem
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To: ColdOne
How much more bullshit will the people eat?

FMCDH(BITS)

38 posted on 08/22/2012 3:39:16 PM PDT by nothingnew (I fear for my Republic due to marxist influence in our government. Open eyes/see)
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To: ColdOne

I’m not sure how anyone could think the “Federal Government” is capable of forming a consensus anywhere…. Not even among theses “united” States where it acualy composes.

The only kind of “consensus “ Washington has ever created was the kind where we all agree that they are leaving us with no choice but to either comply with their edict or resist.


39 posted on 08/22/2012 4:12:41 PM PDT by Monorprise
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To: factoryrat

Actually they would institute a draft to force Americans to join an army to forcibly take other American’s money.

Washington when you get down to it is and always has been a self-serving monster. One way or the other by the barrel of a gun it will take your money & freedom.


40 posted on 08/22/2012 4:15:42 PM PDT by Monorprise
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To: generally

You got the right idea thou, maybe we should form a union to strike on the Government lol.

Talk about something certantly to spark the hostility & intolerance of politicians & government officials. Its always about them, take other people’s money & freedom away and they encourage you. Orgizase to that their money and power away and they will go marshal law on you.

There will be no tax payer strike simply because any attempt to organized much less execute one will be deemed criminal, and crushed brutally.

The only organization that would even have a prayer of getting away with it would be our state governments.(Known as Hijacking the Federal Tax revenues and directing them thou an escrow account)

Still you can expect stiff and possibly violent resistance on the part of Washington bureaucratic, politicians, and employees in black robes. The only diffidence is our States raise the stakes to where they have to think twice, parasitically if there is enough of them to make a real fight.


41 posted on 08/22/2012 4:22:36 PM PDT by Monorprise
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