Skip to comments.Obama: No haggling on debt ceiling, can use executive action to tighten gun laws
Posted on 01/14/2013 2:12:30 PM PST by Capt.MichaelsEdited on 01/14/2013 2:22:18 PM PST by Jim Robinson. [history]
President Obama on Monday warned congressional Republicans again that he will not negotiate over the debt ceiling, saying Washington must increase the limit to pay its bills and that such brinksmanship would be absurd and irresponsible.
The issue here is whether Washington will pay its bills, Obama said in the final press conference of his first term. We are not a deadbeat nation.
The presidents comments opened the roughly 30-minute White House question-and-answer session with reporters that focused largely on the debt ceiling and Obamas gun-control plans in the aftermath of last months mass shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., in which 26 were killed.
Obama, who vowed following the Dec. 14 massacre to curb gun violence, repeated his promise.
If there is a step we can take that will save even one child from what happened in Newtown, we should take that step, said the president, who is expected to get strong opposition from gun rights groups should he submit legislation to Congress, as expected.
That is a very original mixed metaphor!
A complete revolution is being attempted. Look at the string of race war quotes out of Colin Powell this weekend, he is an Obama surrogate. The message is: “We are becoming the majority, do everything we want or be squashed, and charges of racism will be the hammer”.
No king but Jesus !
I believe all this Obama/Lincoln crap we've been hearing is VERY dnagerous. Imagine how Obama sees Lincoln through his twisted marxist mind's eye. It's not hard to fathom, Obama wants to start a civil war (over "social justice") and be remembered for it.
If you mean blacks are the majority, they’re not and never will be, and neither Asians nor Hispanics are going to take their side. But what they have somehow done through the Democratic Party - or rather, the Dems have done it by using blacks as their battle standard - is to completely lock down and divert the political process. Probably if you asked most people, they’d say blacks are a majority in this country. But they’re 12%, and that’s only with heavily manipulated counting.
They’re being used, the black underclass is being promoted as the alinskyite vanguard of the revolution, but they’re getting goodies and are very happy to be used. Just yesterday there was a riot in Michigan when 5000 Obama voters turned out for 1000 Section 8 vouchers; this is all being carefully staged, and not by blacks.
He will be remembered. Just not the way he wants to be. More Nero than Lincoln.
We are not a deadbeat nation”
Um. That’s exactly what you and your little pals have made us.
That is a very original mixed metaphor!
I love this site. There are many original thinkers here.
lol. Opps... Candle or Freudian slip?
Apologies..this is a clear of result of being a rock. That combined with lack of coffee and sick kids keeping you up all night. :o)
You are tuned in, and seem to get it.
The whole gun thing is not going to happen.
This “public” effort is nothing more than a ruse to incite a reaction that then can be used to further an agenda.
0bama hopes that there will be a violent, gun toting patriot, which he can use as an example.
Homeland security against the hard core constitutionalists.
All for the greater good.
Obama’s debt ceiling position is like —
Your spouse asking for a new credit card, because your paycheck won’t cover your bills and payments on current cards.
That poor bastard in the white house doesn’t know the meaning of “infringed”? Bring it on Brackish, you will be impeached and it won’t be too soon.
Obama is simply is using Lincoln to push his “marxist” garbage.
America’s situation grows more dangerous each day. The more “edicts” this emperor-wannabe issues, the more irate Patriots become. They should be careful waving red flags in front of old bulls.
Obama wants his own “roman temple” memorial in Washington like Lincoln...Remember his DNC acceptance stage ? I think there is more to this Lincoln phenomenon of late than folks realize. He can’t save the nation from civil war if he first doesn’t start one.
TREASON - in real-time, pre-meditated, unquestioned, unchecked, continuous, ongoing...
The situation does indeed become more and more dangerous.
I am certain that he wants to provoke a violent response from an “irate patriot” so he can further his agenda.
This is not your fathers or grandfathers war.
This is a war not unlike that of the 1930’s Germany.
A country that voted for a dictator.
A country that effectively convinced everyday people to turn on those that spoke against this type of tyranny.
This is not a war that can be won on these grounds. Not under the current state of affairs.
I find myself in the camp of thinking that the only way out, the only way to overtake this president and the path we are on, is for us to fall behind a dedicated, charismatic military leader. One that can rally troops and control hard military assets. One that would not be afraid to take those patriots, those troops to Washington and hurl 120mm shells.
For those that don’t remember:
These tanks fired on the Russian Parliament.
I’m trying to find the video clip.
in the mean time:
You don't “pay” bills by borrowing money. I wish I could pay all of my bills on a credit card and convince the credit card company to raise my credit limit even though I don't even pay the interest. However, if I did that I would be a dead beat.
Oh-rah! These are the people I want to be reconnected with when the SHTF. I concur sir!
“I find myself in the camp of thinking that the only way out, the only way to overtake this president and the path we are on, is for us to fall behind a dedicated, charismatic military leader. One that can rally troops and control hard military assets. One that would not be afraid to take those patriots, those troops to Washington and hurl 120mm shells.”
Paging General James Mattoon Scott — please pick up the nearest white courtesy phone...
I listened to Powell and thought that he had insulted his own career and accomplishments with the tripe coming out of his mouth. Such a sad and pitiful fall and indicative of what we are fighting against.
Wait, what? I’m sorry I lost the direction your comment is directed. I apologize if I missed it.
lol....I accept your apology: I quoted Obama. That’s who it was directed toward.
Deadbeats run up bills they can’t pay and then don’t pay them. They’re still deadbeats during the “run up” part.
Obama has been the worst of all those involved with the run up of the Federal debt, which is a debt we can’t pay. And we’re not going to. We’re just kicking it down to another generation that won’t be able to pay it.