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Poll: Americans disagree with Obama’s call for ‘clean’ debt limit increase
Wash Post ^ | 26 Sept 2013

Posted on 09/26/2013 7:00:31 PM PDT by 11th_VA

A new Bloomberg poll shows six in 10 Americans disagree with President Obama's call for Congress to pass a so-called "clean" debt limit increase -- i.e. a bill that increases the government's borrowing authority without any spending cuts or other provisions.

The poll shows 61 percent disapprove of such a strategy, while 28 percent say the debt limit should be raised no matter what in order to protect the full faith and credit of the United States government.

It's not unusual for Americans to favor the broad idea of spending cuts, but the poll suggests the GOP may have the upper hand when it comes to luring Obama away from his hard-line stance on the debt limit.

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: obamacare
Somebody pinch me ...
1 posted on 09/26/2013 7:00:31 PM PDT by 11th_VA
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To: 11th_VA

Do not let Bohner betray us.


2 posted on 09/26/2013 7:06:15 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: 11th_VA

The house holds the sole constitutional power and duty to deny any federal debt limit increase. Nothing Obammy or Dinghy can do about it, except throw a hissy fit. The people see right through this crap.


3 posted on 09/26/2013 7:06:16 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: 11th_VA

The ones calling to raise the debt limit are not those who have to pay the bills.


4 posted on 09/26/2013 7:07:19 PM PDT by Venturer ( cowardice posturing as tolerance =political correctness)
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To: 11th_VA

Half of the 28% who say the “full faith and credit of the U.S.” must be protected probably have a credit score around 200. They have no idea what it means to have good credit.


5 posted on 09/26/2013 7:07:33 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: 11th_VA

Ok, people do nto want obamacare by a huge majority
People do not want debit limit increased without spending cuts by a huge majority
Reid says talking to the American people is a waste of time.


6 posted on 09/26/2013 7:08:18 PM PDT by svcw (obama lied my plan died)
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To: 11th_VA

Republicans stop sending American jobs overseas.

Bring back American jobs, bring them back now, and stop running up debt.

For the last generation, we have been selling out America in every way.

Stop it.

Bring American jobs home. Now.


7 posted on 09/26/2013 7:08:32 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: 11th_VA

Impeachment file on Harrison J. Bounel, aka Barry Soetoro, aka “B. Hussein Obama.”


8 posted on 09/26/2013 7:21:16 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Traitor John Roberts' Commune-Style Obama'care' violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: 11th_VA

Ruh-roh. Praying that Big Media cannot smooth this one over with their fawning cover-ups!


9 posted on 09/26/2013 7:25:36 PM PDT by originalbuckeye (Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy)
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To: 11th_VA

Don’t tell McCainnell or they may to crazy. Since when does Obozo care about the US economy or credit?

Pray America is Waking Up


10 posted on 09/26/2013 7:27:59 PM PDT by bray (Coming soon: The Republic of Texas 2022)
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To: 11th_VA
in order to protect the full faith and credit of the United States government.

How is raising the debt limit supposed to help our credit rating?

11 posted on 09/26/2013 7:29:28 PM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: 11th_VA; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; Gilbo_3; NFHale; Impy; Liz; ...
RE :”Poll: Americans disagree with Obama’s call for ‘clean’ debt limit increase “

The Debt limit looks like the Dems weak spot, not the budget(shutdown) .

Over at MSNBC libs are perplexed at polls showing that a nice majority of Americans 60% want spending cuts to go with a debt limit increase even if it means risking ‘default’. Amazing,
This is killing the libs.

Meanwhile Obama has handed GOP a weapon by claiming he wont negotiate at all for Debt limit.

So conservatives can finally turn the tables on Obama and all go on TV pleading with Obama to negotiate on it. Fight Fire with Fire

12 posted on 09/26/2013 9:51:06 PM PDT by sickoflibs (To GOP : Any path to US Citizenship IS putting them ahead in line. Stop lying about your position.)
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To: sickoflibs

If I were in congress, I would submit a bill to REDUCE the Nation Debt Limit EVERY year for the next ten years. The only way this nation will survive will be to stop the uncontrolled spending. Odumbo and his ilk (includes all the demodummies) are spending like drunken sailors.


13 posted on 09/27/2013 3:22:56 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: Jim Robinson
The house holds the sole constitutional power and duty to deny any federal debt limit increase. Nothing Obammy or Dinghy can do about it, except throw a hissy fit. The people see right through this crap.

Perhaps Cruz can convince them to provide a clean bill that raises the limit by a dollar.

14 posted on 09/27/2013 3:40:17 AM PDT by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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To: sickoflibs
Over at MSNBC libs are perplexed at polls showing that a nice majority of Americans 60% want spending cuts to go with a debt limit increase even if it means risking ‘default’. Amazing, This is killing the libs.

This is why I don't trust Obama. If the GOP ONLY negotiates on the debt ceiling, I have a feeling Obama's views are going to evole, and he's going to find a way to increase the debt ceiling without approval from Congress ... you watch ...

15 posted on 09/27/2013 6:31:30 AM PDT by 11th_VA (I want a president who won't enforce tax laws ...)
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To: Jim Robinson
The house holds the sole constitutional power and duty to deny any federal debt limit increase. Nothing Obammy or Dinghy can do about it, except throw a hissy fit. The people see right through this crap.

Yeah, however: OTrauma intends to UNILATERALLY DICTATE a debt increase. The insane Left, who's sole goal is to bury America, has been saying 'he has this authority'. Perhaps it is implied due to the emanation from a penumbra of an hint of an inference of a rumor, somewhere in the Constitution. They like to make s*** up as they go along.

16 posted on 09/27/2013 6:36:18 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: 11th_VA
This is why I don't trust Obama. If the GOP ONLY negotiates on the debt ceiling, I have a feeling Obama's views are going to evole, and he's going to find a way to increase the debt ceiling without approval from Congress ... you watch ...

Dude, they already said they are doing this.

17 posted on 09/27/2013 6:37:03 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: 11th_VA
RE :”This is why I don’t trust Obama. If the GOP ONLY negotiates on the debt ceiling, I have a feeling Obama’s views are going to evole, and he’s going to find a way to increase the debt ceiling without approval from Congress ... you watch ...”

But that is in some ways better than the situation now.
If Obama tries that he suddenly becomes 100% responsible for the national debt in many peoples view who now blames the GOP for some of it, and rightly so(GWB eight years). And Hillary inherits that in her 2016 campaign.

That is a reason for Obama not doing that, plus doesnt the law clearly state that congress must authorize that?

True, it cant be used as a pressuring tool if he was to do that.

18 posted on 09/27/2013 6:45:03 AM PDT by sickoflibs (To GOP : Any path to US Citizenship IS putting them ahead in line. Stop lying about your position.)
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To: 11th_VA

This is from a Bloomberg Poll? Then add about 20 points to that 61%, subtract about 15 from the 28%.


19 posted on 09/27/2013 6:48:43 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: Cementjungle

Bingo!

And at the same time, it doesn’t increase our debt!


20 posted on 09/27/2013 7:02:08 AM PDT by gnickgnack2 (QUESTION obama's AUTHORITY)
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To: 11th_VA

As long as that Boy is in the White House, America is Ridin’Dirty.

There is no clean CR that includes funding for Obamacare


21 posted on 09/27/2013 2:00:31 PM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Travon... Felony assault and battery hate crime)
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