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Obama takes tough tone, decries pressure from 'extremes'
LA TIMES ^ | 10/17/13 | CHRISTI PARSONS

Posted on 10/17/2013 9:33:59 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper

... Obama lectured members of Congress on Thursday on their responsibility to serve the country, urging them to negotiate with him on the budget and immigration reform instead of endangering the country with games of "brinkmanship."

Decrying the "pressure from extremes" he blamed for the 16-day government shutdown that ended Thursday morning, Obama said political opponents should instead try to affect government at the ballot box.

(Excerpt) Read more at touch.latimes.com ...


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: deathpanels; failure; obamugabe
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Who said "We have not yet begun to fight"?
1 posted on 10/17/2013 9:33:59 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

FUBO!!!


2 posted on 10/17/2013 9:34:21 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: SoFloFreeper

Obama takes tough tone???
Bring it, community catastrophe!


3 posted on 10/17/2013 9:35:33 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: SoFloFreeper
""I am sick and tired of people who say that if you debate and you disagree with this administration somehow you're not patriotic. We should stand up and say we are Americans and we have a right to debate and disagree with any administration."

- Hillary Clinton

4 posted on 10/17/2013 9:36:03 AM PDT by 11th_VA (I want a president who won't enforce tax laws ...)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Did he include himself on that list of “extremes?”


5 posted on 10/17/2013 9:37:16 AM PDT by cld51860 (Oderint dum metuant)
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To: SoFloFreeper
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6 posted on 10/17/2013 9:38:10 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Nothing like losing and then having some turd rub it in.


7 posted on 10/17/2013 9:38:23 AM PDT by Venturer (Keep Obama and you aint seen nothing yet.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Yup. Reid, Pelosi, and Boxer are NOT extreme, but the rest of us are wife-beaters, arsonists, suicide bombers, anarchists, we hate America, we are unpatriotic, stingy, want people to die, want people to starve, and hate poor people. I love it when the opposition defines us for the media, and the media pukes out the venom.


8 posted on 10/17/2013 9:38:27 AM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.......)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Pu$$y fagot!


9 posted on 10/17/2013 9:38:48 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: SoFloFreeper
WTF...???!!! “O” doesn't see his radical, criminal and un American supporters and heroes as EXTREME?
10 posted on 10/17/2013 9:39:22 AM PDT by SMARTY ("The test of every religious, political, or educational system is the man that it forms." H. Amiel)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

F*** you, you Nazi bastard.


11 posted on 10/17/2013 9:40:03 AM PDT by RJS1950 (The democrats are the "enemies foreign and domestic" cited in the federal oath)
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To: SoFloFreeper
Individual freedom to make choices for ourselves and our families is not an extreme, but is the way of life of America as it has been for for over 300 years. Republican law-makers need to SHOUT that at Obama, and not be so nice about it.

Marxism, as Obama is installing, with the acquiescence of Republican law-makers, is the extreme.

12 posted on 10/17/2013 9:42:43 AM PDT by John Leland 1789
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To: SoFloFreeper
democrat obama and democrats are the extremist socialists/statists.

all we want is for the government to leave us and the free market alone. all we want is to live our lives how we want to ,to be left alone. that's called freedom and it's what we want . we want liberty and independence and for that we are extremists these socialists/democrats say. they say we are racists because we want smaller government.

when have we ever gotten anything? when has government been reduced in size ? Never. but they don't even want to talk to us . we have to secede now .we can't deal with these liberals/democrats. let them be slaves of the government in their stupid socialist utopia . i call for states to secede. why aren't more here calling for this ? why aren't our conservative leaders (Rush, Savage, Levin , coulter, Palin etc) even calling for the resignation of this Obama communist tyrant for his many violations of the Constitution and the law?

13 posted on 10/17/2013 9:43:01 AM PDT by Democrat_media (IRS rigged election for Obama and democrats by shutting down tea party)
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To: SoFloFreeper
Who said "We have not yet begun to fight"?

I don't know. But Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce Indian Tribe once said, "I will fight no more, forever." And that seems to be closer to what our GOPe (RINOs) favor.

14 posted on 10/17/2013 9:44:48 AM PDT by Tenacious 1 (Waiting for next tagline.)
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To: Venturer
Well Obama has all the media creating a false reality for it so how can it lose?

there was never any chance of the default but the news media said it in a million headlines that we would default if they didn't raise the debt ceiling so everyone believed that lie.

15 posted on 10/17/2013 9:45:53 AM PDT by Democrat_media (IRS rigged election for Obama and democrats by shutting down tea party)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Former community organizer: Ignore all those bloggers and activists, please

http://hotair.com/archives/2013/10/17/former-community-organizer-ignore-all-those-bloggers-and-activists-please/


16 posted on 10/17/2013 9:46:22 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I tuned into that diatribe this morning.

I kept waiting for his head to spin around and green vomit to blow out of his mouth.

Most divisive human being I have ever witnessed.

Carry on Obama...glad to see you are still your predictable self.

Oh by the way, thanks for removing any doubt as to who directed the IRS attacks against the Tea Party, Conservatives, your foes and the Churches. You are indeed transparent.


17 posted on 10/17/2013 9:46:43 AM PDT by BlessingsofLiberty (Remember Brian Terry...)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Obama has crossed over into ‘dictator speech’. Heaven help us all.


18 posted on 10/17/2013 9:48:12 AM PDT by DaxtonBrown (http://www.futurnamics.com/reid.php)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Yaay! It’s time for the victory laps and endzone dances! Let the football spiking begin!


19 posted on 10/17/2013 9:48:22 AM 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: Tenacious 1; SoFloFreeper

It was John Paul Jones.


20 posted on 10/17/2013 9:49:49 AM 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: Venturer

I’ve been expecting it. I was actually expecting it yesterday.


21 posted on 10/17/2013 9:50:56 AM 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: SoFloFreeper
The republicans in the senate gave Obama control of the budget. He has usurped the House of Representatives responsibility to control spending.

He has taken the position that he will enforce only laws he agrees with; meaning he will use them against opponents and not use them when he can protect friends.

Funding for non government environmental organizations has gone through the roof by using the "Sue and Settle" tactic of taking our money from us to fight us for the right to own and enjoy property.

The health care scam is infringing on our liberty in areas we never anticipated.

...and now he's already talking amnesty.

Put on the popcorn and watch the transformation of America, because there is no hope until we clean the congress of beltway collaborators and that won't happen for a long, long time.

22 posted on 10/17/2013 9:53:33 AM PDT by Baynative (Give me coffee to change the things I can and wine to accept those that I can't.)
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To: Venturer; All
"Nothing like losing and then
having some turd rub it in."


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23 posted on 10/17/2013 9:54:10 AM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: SoFloFreeper
Obama also has his flying monkey cabinet out spreading his message. This is posted on DoD installation FB pages:

To All DoD Personnel:

Today the Department of Defense is resuming normal operations across the world, now that Congress has finally restored funding for DoD and the rest of the federal government. This manufactured crisis was an unwelcome and unnecessary distraction from our critical work of keeping the country safe.

I know that each of your lives has been disrupted and affected in different ways. I regret the impact that this shutdown had on so many of our civilian personnel, particularly those who I was previously unable to recall from emergency furlough.

Starting today, we will be welcoming all of our civilians back to their normal duties. To those returning from furlough: know that the work you perform is incredibly valued by your military teammates and by me. I appreciate your professionalism and your patience during this difficult period of time, which came on top of last summer's sequestration-related furloughs. Your managers will have more information about this, but I can assure you that you will be paid in full for the time you were furloughed during the shutdown.

Now that this latest budget crisis has come to an end, we have an opportunity to return to focusing on the critical work of this Department. Unfortunately, Congress did not end the budget uncertainty that has cast such a shadow of uncertainty over this Department for much of the year. In the months ahead, they will have an opportunity to do so. My hope is that they will realize that these kinds of crises do great damage to our people, our national security, our economy, and America's standing in the world. Congress has a responsibility to govern, and it must fulfill those basic responsibilities in order to keep our country strong.

From the Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel

24 posted on 10/17/2013 9:56:55 AM PDT by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

“... opponents should instead try to affect government at the ballot box ...”

Um excuse me, but isn’t that the reason Republicans control congress? They won the House of Representatives at the ballot box.


25 posted on 10/17/2013 9:59:08 AM PDT by Flavious_Maximus
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To: SoFloFreeper

I fantasize about a MMA cage match with him or Jay Carney.


26 posted on 10/17/2013 10:06:11 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: SoFloFreeper

The problem is all of us radical constitutionalists whose very existence is a blot on President Utopia’s Socialist Paradise.

/s


27 posted on 10/17/2013 10:06:47 AM PDT by Iron Munro (When a killer screams 'Allahu Akbar' you don't need to be mystified about a motive.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Gee...vote at the ballot box???

Maybe we can try another remedy and impeach your sorry azz.

FUBO and STFU, Marxist fascist bass turd.


28 posted on 10/17/2013 10:07:22 AM PDT by Adder (No, Mr. Franklin, we could NOT keep it.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

ValJar must have starched his shorts today .... too bad she didn’t do that on 9-11-2012.


29 posted on 10/17/2013 10:11:06 AM PDT by MissMagnolia (You see, truth always resides wherever brave men still have ammunition. I pick truth. (John Ransom))
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To: SoFloFreeper

The hell with the little islamist and goat he “rode” in on.


30 posted on 10/17/2013 10:19:17 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: SoFloFreeper
Just think!

On June 9, 1776, John Adams wrote from Philadelphia, "Objects of the most stupendous magnitude, and measures in which the lives and liberties of millions yet unborn are intimately interested, are now before us . . . ."

On June 11, a Committee was formed to develop a declaration of their intentions.

On July 4, 1776, a lengthy Declaration of Independence was adopted which changed the world! William Ellery, Rhode Island, later wrote that he stood where he could watch every person sign the document: "I was determined to see how they all looked as they signed what might be their death warrant. I . . . eyed each closely . . . . Undaunted resolution was displayed on every countenance."

What a contrast! Our ancestors, in less than a month, took the kind of courageous action that leaders who love their country take on behalf of liberty for "millions yet unborn," accomplishing in just weeks what no civilization had accomplished before.

Today, feckless pretenders to leadership, living like kings in previous monarchies, personally risking nothing, make excuses for inaction and allow the precious inheritance of freedom to be risked for the sake of political power.

31 posted on 10/17/2013 10:27:58 AM PDT by loveliberty2
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To: TurboZamboni

Prior to Hitler becoming chancellor of Germany in 1933 by the death of Hindenburg, nazis and nazi sympathizers led primarily by Goering and Goebbels mucked up the machinery of the Reichstag by delaying and sabotaging votes to give the impression of a completely dysfunctional legislative body. This was coupled with a relentless propaganda campaign making Hitler look like the solution to the stalemate. In fact the oft used image of a face with tape on the mouth to mean suppression of freedom of speech was a propaganda tool first used by old Adolf to his great benefit. The rest of course is a very ugly chapter in history.


32 posted on 10/17/2013 10:43:36 AM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: SoFloFreeper
Obama said political opponents should instead try to affect government at the ballot box.

Oh...yeah God forbid that a sitting Congress should have a say in Gov't!

What a fruitcake.

33 posted on 10/17/2013 11:01:51 AM PDT by what's up
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To: Venturer

The sort of end-zone dance the NFL banned years ago...


34 posted on 10/17/2013 11:03:26 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Democrat_media

Levin did. I believe it was yesterday. He also he believe Barry is mentally unstable and pathological liar.


35 posted on 10/17/2013 11:05:55 AM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: machogirl

ugh typing. He also said HE believes Barry is mentally unstable.


36 posted on 10/17/2013 11:06:41 AM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: BlessingsofLiberty

37 posted on 10/17/2013 11:11:08 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: machogirl
yes he did. but doing it one time is not enough he has to beat the dream constantly he has 3 hours per day to do it. so I hope Levin continues to call for Obama’s resignation. Levin is the only one who has done it though . and he does deserve our support for doing so. they all have 3 hour radio shows every day but what do they talk about ? bs most of the time imo
38 posted on 10/17/2013 11:16:45 AM PDT by Democrat_media (IRS rigged election for Obama and democrats by shutting down tea party)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway
That d@mn fool wants us to believe that he's an innocent bystander in all of this.

His incapacity to lead is on stark display. What a loser!

BooWoo! Mr. pantywaist you lost!


39 posted on 10/17/2013 11:20:29 AM PDT by Daffynition (*In memory of FReeper Blackie. God rest his *Hooligan* soul.*)
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To: Democrat_media

Resign Impeach, sprinkled liberally throughout his three hours.


40 posted on 10/17/2013 11:21:50 AM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

LOLLLLL


41 posted on 10/17/2013 11:22:05 AM PDT by BlessingsofLiberty (Remember Brian Terry...)
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To: Iron Munro

This man knows so little apparently about the Constitution. I wonder what the hell he taught in his capacity as a “law lecturer”? I’d love to see one of the student’s class notes. Certainly someone saved their notes.


42 posted on 10/17/2013 11:24:15 AM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Keep the boot on your neck Comrade! Struggling will only make things worse.


43 posted on 10/17/2013 11:25:45 AM PDT by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Obama said political opponents should instead try to affect government at the ballot box.


And that starts with us doing exactly what we did. Reminding the GOP that there is a ballot box and 2014 is right around the corner.


44 posted on 10/17/2013 11:26:05 AM PDT by MWestMom (Psalms 109:8)
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To: TADSLOS

What a talking points “sicko-phant”. The military is not supposed to be partisan hacks or am I missing something?


45 posted on 10/17/2013 11:26:52 AM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: SoFloFreeper

he decried the pressure from himself?


46 posted on 10/17/2013 11:29:03 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: machogirl
well good , lets hope Levin keeps calling for Obama to resign. will he? to have an effect you need to do it every day.he's the only one who did it though. the rest what do they talk about most of the time? bs imo
47 posted on 10/17/2013 11:31:48 AM PDT by Democrat_media (IRS rigged election for Obama and democrats by shutting down tea party)
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To: Flavious_Maximus

When they win, they never really win. When they lose and the Dems are in charge, the R’s are blamed by the Dems for the Dems not getting anything done. The power sharing when the Dems lost control by the Republicans to play nicey nicey set the stage. Dems don’t care to play nicey nicey. They say, “we won”.


48 posted on 10/17/2013 11:31:53 AM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: machogirl

If a member of the military had written such a letter or if they speak out against it as a form of political strong arming , they would be put up on charges, yet they have to suck this up from their own SECDEF who adheres to and sets policy.


49 posted on 10/17/2013 11:33:49 AM PDT by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: TADSLOS

Thanks. I thought that they aren’t allowed to speak out (except of course if it is a gay issue or some other Pro Obama slant, then it’s okay)


50 posted on 10/17/2013 11:35:33 AM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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