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Obama: Raise the Debt Ceiling Or We're in Trouble
Arutz Sheva ^ | 9/10/13 | Elad Benari

Posted on 10/08/2013 2:34:22 PM PDT by Eleutheria5

President Barack Obama said on Tuesday that the U.S. economy risks a “very deep recession” if Congress doesn’t raise the $16.7 trillion debt ceiling.

Speaking at a news conference at the White House, Obama said he’s willing to talk to Republicans about anything, including changes to his health-care law, once lawmakers end the partial government shutdown and increase the country’s borrowing authority.

“No American president would deal with a foreign leader like this,” he said, according to Bloomberg News. “Most of you would not deal with either coworkers or business associates in this fashion. We shouldn’t be dealing this way here in Washington.”

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: debtceiling; obama; orelse; recession
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What? Refusing to negotiate until the other side capitulates on the very subject to be negotiated? Like what you want Israel to do with the Palestinians? No, most of us would not do that, but you will.

You're saying publicly that shutting down the government and keeping it shut down will cause a deep recession, and our mangy little dog, too? Surrender, Dorothy, or else? But that's talking down the economy.

1 posted on 10/08/2013 2:34:22 PM PDT by Eleutheria5
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To: Eleutheria5

What you mean “we,” kemosabe?


2 posted on 10/08/2013 2:36:23 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You can't invade the mainland US There'd be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: Eleutheria5

This from a twerp who knows nothing about economy!


3 posted on 10/08/2013 2:36:30 PM PDT by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: Eleutheria5
“very deep recession”

By my way of thinking, we have been in a recession/depression plus inflation for the past 5 years. There has been no real economic growth.

4 posted on 10/08/2013 2:36:49 PM PDT by Parmy
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To: Eleutheria5

What’s this we stuff?

This is largely his debt, his economy.


5 posted on 10/08/2013 2:36:54 PM PDT by DonaldC (A nation cannot stand in the absence of religious principle.)
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To: Eleutheria5
OK ... people not working are not getting paid (at the moment), so those funds are free, meaning .. the gummint has what it needs to operate.

Y'don't need no allowance increase.

6 posted on 10/08/2013 2:37:57 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: Eleutheria5
Obama: Raise the Debt Ceiling Or We're in Trouble

Me: Stop spending so much money or we're in trouble.

7 posted on 10/08/2013 2:38:45 PM PDT by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: Eleutheria5

“we” = the kleptocrats


8 posted on 10/08/2013 2:40:01 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: Eleutheria5

Debt Ceiling Raised Seven Times Under Obama, Costing $43,000 Per Household

http://blog.heritage.org/2013/09/26/morning-bell-43000-per-household/

FUBO


9 posted on 10/08/2013 2:40:11 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Eleutheria5

Quotes of President Barack Obama on the Budget, Deficit, Debt and Deficit Ceiling
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3076002/posts


10 posted on 10/08/2013 2:40:41 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: Eleutheria5
When it comes to ObamaCare, he says we can't change it- it's the law.

But the debt ceiling is a law that he says must be changed.

Why can some laws be changed and some laws can't be changed?

11 posted on 10/08/2013 2:40:56 PM PDT by Repealthe17thAmendment (Is this field required?)
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To: PoloSec
‘Let me be perfectly clear’ I have reached the debt ceiling on my credit cards, and if Obama does not give a raise on my social security, I will be in a deep recession...
12 posted on 10/08/2013 2:41:06 PM PDT by JoanneSD
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To: Eleutheria5

Don’t negotiate until Air Force One is grounded, All Presidential vacations are canceled and all Presidential golf courses are closed.


13 posted on 10/08/2013 2:43:00 PM PDT by Newbomb Turk ("All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.")
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To: Repealthe17thAmendment

Why aren’t some laws enforced, such as immigration, or DOMA, while others are?


14 posted on 10/08/2013 2:44:00 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Eleutheria5

Yeah, raise the debt ceiling so this glorified crackhead can send Air Force One on a round trip flight to fetch the family dog to Hawaii. Raise the debt so more sensitivity luncheons can be held in the White House for transsexuals and state dinners for countries that don’t show up.


15 posted on 10/08/2013 2:44:10 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: PoloSec
This from a twerp who knows nothing about economy!

But the "average American" thinks increasing the debt ceiling increases the debt. How can they be so stupid?

16 posted on 10/08/2013 2:44:54 PM PDT by immadashell (The inmates are running the asylum.)
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To: Eleutheria5
>"Raise the Debt Ceiling Or We're in Trouble"


17 posted on 10/08/2013 2:45:12 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist (Jeremiah 50:32 "The arrogant one will stumble and fall ; / ?)
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To: Newbomb Turk

Let’s not forget IRS field offices. Those have to go down. Also, stop paying those bozos erecting road blocks in front of national parks. If they want to volunteer for this essential service, that’s their business.


18 posted on 10/08/2013 2:45:13 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: rawcatslyentist

Heeee’p! He gots him a gun!


19 posted on 10/08/2013 2:45:48 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Repealthe17thAmendment
...because Obama only pays attention to laws he likes. To add to what you said, the only way the ACA was passed was through bribes (Cornhusker purchase, for example) to the last couple of votes. It was so close that it would not have passed if funding had been included in the ACA act itself. So, now that the funding is a new legal issue, Obama wants to pretend that it doesn't exist, because the unfunded law was passed and he won an election in-between.

That's not correct. The House decides on funding. It's bad enough that the bill was rammed through with a "deem and pass." Perhaps the reason they did it without funding was so it would pass muster later as funding originated by the House. But, they didn't fund it when they passed it.

20 posted on 10/08/2013 2:46:01 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: PoloSec
This from a twerp who knows nothing about economy!

It was my read, from the day he walked into the Oval Office, that he was WAY over his head with just about every issue.
His only area of expertise is/was racial politics. The stupid voters wanted a "black" man...and in this country being half and half makes one ALL black. I hate racial politics and all those victim groups who whine about....well, never mind, you get my drift.

21 posted on 10/08/2013 2:46:02 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: Eleutheria5
What do you mean, "we"?

If we can't make do with the trillions we have coming in, start shutting things down. This time, don't start with the military.

22 posted on 10/08/2013 2:47:05 PM PDT by Gritty (We are quickly running out of "boxes"...)
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To: Eleutheria5; LucyT
The fact that we are here today to debate raising America’s debt limit is a sign of leadership failure. It is a sign that the U.S. Government can’t pay its own bills. It is a sign that we now depend on ongoing financial assistance from foreign countries to finance our Government’s reckless fiscal policies. … Increasing America’s debt weakens us domestically and internationally. Leadership means that “the buck stops here.” Instead, Washington is shifting the burden of bad choices today onto the backs of our children and grandchildren. America has a debt problem and a failure of leadership. Americans deserve better. ~~ Barack 0bama, March 20, 2006


23 posted on 10/08/2013 2:48:00 PM PDT by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: Eleutheria5

If you have not seen this, you should. One of the best youtube videos ever, and directly about the subject at hand. It is also extremely entertaining and only three minutes long.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Li0no7O9zmE


24 posted on 10/08/2013 2:48:27 PM PDT by cuban leaf
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To: Responsibility2nd

Less than two months into President Obama’s second term, new numbers show the national debt increased by more than $6 trillion since he took office.

It’s the largest increase to date under any U.S. president. During the eight-year presidency of George W. Bush, the debt soared by $4.9 trillion.

Without fanfare, the Bureau of Public Debt at the Treasury Department quietly posted its daily debt report showing the total public debt of the U.S. government topped $16.687 trillion. (To be exact: $16,687,289,180,215.37)

On January 20, 2009, the day Mr. Obama took office, the debt stood at $10.626 trillion. The latest posting reflects an increase of over $6 trillion.

http://www.wibw.com/home/nationalnews/headlines/National-Debt-Up-6-Trillion-Since-Obama-Took-Office-194494221.html

FUBO FUBO FUBO FUBO FUBO FUBO FUBO FUBO FUBO FUBO FUBO FUBO FUBO FUBO FUBO FUBO


25 posted on 10/08/2013 2:48:37 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Eleutheria5

I’m so confused. Didn’t this same idiot, as Senator in 2006, say increasing the debt limit was irresponsible and just a tool of evil Republicans to run up Bush debt?

Harry Reid said the same back then.


26 posted on 10/08/2013 2:48:58 PM PDT by Fledermaus (OMG! The Federal Government is Shut Down. World To End: Film At Eleven.)
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To: Eleutheria5

“Its un-patriotic! Its un-American!!”


27 posted on 10/08/2013 2:50:36 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: Brown Deer
His ears are growing. Is that what he does when he's lying?


28 posted on 10/08/2013 2:51:52 PM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Is John's moustache long enough YET?)
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To: Brown Deer
0bumb0 must be like Pinocchio....

The more and larger lies Zer0 tells, the larger his ears get.

29 posted on 10/08/2013 2:52:15 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Eleutheria5

More and more Obama sounds like a junkie.

“Man, I just have to have more money! I got needs!”

And as with being addicted to heroin, such addiction to insane amounts of money does not end well.


30 posted on 10/08/2013 2:52:28 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (The best War on Terror News is at rantburg.com)
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To: cuban leaf
I'd forgotten about that one.

Maybe SNL can rip it off in a week or two.

31 posted on 10/08/2013 2:57:19 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Eleutheria5
“...Or We're In Deep Trouble.”

Yes, Mr. Soetoro, you and and your goon squad is is deep, deep trouble. Especially if your credit card is maxed out and you can't buy your Amish friends those spiffy gadgets they don't need.

No more Amish pot warmers or gold plated horseshoes. Oh the horror!!

32 posted on 10/08/2013 2:58:44 PM PDT by Up Yours Marxists
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To: Brown Deer

Did you morph the pic on the right with Don Knots, or is he just starting to look a lot like a high-strung small-town deputy sheriff with an overactive imagination?


33 posted on 10/08/2013 3:00:04 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Paine in the Neck
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2013 Obama looks like Barney.

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34 posted on 10/08/2013 3:00:26 PM PDT by 728b (Never cry over something that can not cry over you.)
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To: Eleutheria5

Nah. The debt ceiling is the law of the land. It shouldnt be changed.


35 posted on 10/08/2013 3:02:22 PM PDT by Southack (Media Bias means that Castro won't be punished for Cuban war crimes against Black Angolans in Africa)
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To: Eleutheria5
This from the same guy who as US Senator voted against debt ceiling increase! What a hypocrite!
36 posted on 10/08/2013 3:03:31 PM PDT by entropy12 (With no fear of re-election, Obama is becoming more radical left..thanks a lot all you who abstained)
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To: Eleutheria5

what doesn’t this hard head get about no hell no


37 posted on 10/08/2013 3:03:54 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Eleutheria5
Dear Emperor Zero,

The American people refuse to negotiate with you until you resign from the office of the President. Then we will negotiate as long as you want.

38 posted on 10/08/2013 3:07:39 PM PDT by justa-hairyape (The user name is sarcastic. Although at times it may not appear that way.)
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To: Fledermaus

Now just a cotton pickin’ minit here. Let’s be fair. Evil Republicans were running up Bush debt to pay for an unjust war against terrorism and Islam, just because some Islamists attacked America in the name of their religion. That’s the most oppressive crime perpetrated by the West since the British suppressed the Thugist sect in India in the 1820s, and like that campaign by imperialist Britain, it was not right to raise the US debt ceiling to pay for it.*

* All “just-a-cotton-pickin-minit” posts by E5 should be construed by readers to be followed by a sarc tab, even if it is omitted in the actual body of the text, so as to avoid dampening the impact of the satiric content until the readers realize of their own accord that it is meant as satire. An actual sarc tab would arrest that process in the average reader. This warning will be repeated from time to time, to avoid less swift freepers writing Jim and calling for my zotting. He is recovering from surgery, and should not be bothered with such things at present.


39 posted on 10/08/2013 3:08:14 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Eleutheria5

ROFL


40 posted on 10/08/2013 3:10:22 PM PDT by Fledermaus (OMG! The Federal Government is Shut Down. World To End: Film At Eleven.)
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To: Paladin2

I’ve been thinking the exact same thing.


41 posted on 10/08/2013 3:11:54 PM PDT by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

You so-and-so. Said what I wanted to, first post out of the gate.


42 posted on 10/08/2013 3:31:05 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (It's hard to accept the truth when the lies were exactly what you wanted to hear.)
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To: Eleutheria5; Jim Robinson

I pray every day for forbearance, because it was Jim that always stood between me and the Mods. They’d have iced me years ago, given the chance.


43 posted on 10/08/2013 3:33:51 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (It's hard to accept the truth when the lies were exactly what you wanted to hear.)
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To: Eleutheria5

So restraining the government from reckless spending will push the economy into recession? How can we be pushed into one we haven’t recovered from?


44 posted on 10/08/2013 3:59:48 PM PDT by Big Giant Head
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To: Eleutheria5

People who do other people wrong do eventually get into trouble.


45 posted on 10/08/2013 4:02:20 PM PDT by familyop
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To: Paine in the Neck
>"His ears are growing"

Those are just his Reggie Love handles.

46 posted on 10/08/2013 4:41:35 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist (Jeremiah 50:32 "The arrogant one will stumble and fall ; / ?)
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To: Eleutheria5

In no more trouble than a family who overspent their debt limit and suddenly started to take control!


47 posted on 10/08/2013 4:47:17 PM PDT by maxwellsmart_agent
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To: Eleutheria5

Keep crying “wolf,” fool.


48 posted on 10/08/2013 6:04:17 PM PDT by gundog (Help us, Nairobi-Wan Kenobi...you're our only hope.)
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To: Eleutheria5
Man we have an idiot for a president...

The House of Representatives is not a 'co-worker'..

What part of 'Three Equal Branches of Government' does this putz not understand?

He needs to get a refund from Hahhhvard..for a Constitutional Scholar, he didn't learn shit..

49 posted on 10/09/2013 7:24:17 AM PDT by Fedupwithit (Your opinion: It's all yours....don't expect me to listen to it, or even acknowledge it..)
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To: Fedupwithit

Boehner is getting pounded on Twitter. If anyone here tweets, he needs positive tweets to #staystrong against #HarryReidsShutdown.


50 posted on 10/09/2013 7:33:51 AM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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