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Frustrated Obama's Message: "I'LL GO IT ALONE"
NBCNews ^ | January 26, 2014 | Tom Curry

Posted on 01/26/2014 8:05:40 PM PST by Steelfish

Frustrated Obama's Message: I'LL GO IT ALONE By Tom Curry, National Affairs Writer, NBC News When he stands before lawmakers Tuesday night for his State of the Union speech, President Barack Obama will have a message for the divided Congress that has largely stymied his agenda for the past three years: Fine, I’ll go it alone. “I’ve got a pen,” Obama has said in the weeks leading up to the speech, “and I can use that pen to sign executive orders and take executive actions and administrative actions that move the ball forward.”

Many of Obama’s big policy goals have ended up stranded in limbo between the Democratic-controlled Senate trying to advance his agenda and the Republican-led House bent on stopping him.

And, heading into a midterm election year, he faces lame-duck status unless his party can regain control of the House this November.

Frustrated with the Capitol Hill quagmire, the president is increasingly turning toward the power of the presidency to try to solidify his legacy. Obama has pledged to act, saying, “We are not just going to be waiting for legislation in order to make sure that we’re providing Americans the kind of help that they need.”

"The president sees this as a year of action, to work with Congress where he can and to bypass Congress where necessary," White House press secretary Jay Carney told ABC News Sunday.

(Excerpt) Read more at nbcpolitics.nbcnews.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: mockingbird; operationmockingbird

1 posted on 01/26/2014 8:05:40 PM PST by Steelfish
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To: Steelfish

“Constitution be damned!”-B. Obama


2 posted on 01/26/2014 8:07:29 PM PST by ozzymandus
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To: Steelfish

Coldest state of the union address ever — Let him pitch Global Warming and look like an idiot.


3 posted on 01/26/2014 8:10:11 PM PST by DannyTN (A>)
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To: Steelfish

Coldest state of the union address ever — Let him pitch Global Warming and look like an idiot.


4 posted on 01/26/2014 8:10:11 PM PST by DannyTN (A>)
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To: Steelfish
From, "I have a dream" to "I have a pen and a phone"

I don't think MLK would be pleased with what he'd see were he alive today.

5 posted on 01/26/2014 8:16:02 PM PST by Baynative (Got bulbs? Check my profile page.)
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To: Steelfish

“It can’t happen here.”


6 posted on 01/26/2014 8:18:34 PM PST by henkster (Communists never negotiate.)
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To: Steelfish

Just wow.

I know where I wish he’d shove that pen.


7 posted on 01/26/2014 8:18:34 PM PST by KJC1
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To: Steelfish

Obama’s state of the union speech to Congress: Let it be written with my pen and let it be done. Now go home I do not need you... your emperor has spoken.


8 posted on 01/26/2014 8:20:03 PM PST by The Great RJ
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To: Steelfish

My pen, my phone, my race card and me. That’s one hell of a way to run a country, Barry. We all know you “won”. You’ve told us that many, many times but isn’t this a little over the top? Ever hear of the U.S. Constitution?


9 posted on 01/26/2014 8:20:58 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (ObamaCare. The "global warming" of healthcare plans.)
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To: Steelfish

10 posted on 01/26/2014 8:22:44 PM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: Steelfish

11 posted on 01/26/2014 8:22:49 PM PST by null and void (We need to shake this snowglobe up.)
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To: Steelfish
He will be impeached alone too.
12 posted on 01/26/2014 8:28:23 PM PST by oldenuff2no ("For which she should be charged withNot sure a and face a jury. Not summarily executed.")
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To: Steelfish

I predict this to be one of the most rambling , angry and bizarre SOTU addresses ever.


13 posted on 01/26/2014 8:30:58 PM PST by matt04
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To: Steelfish
When he stands before lawmakers Tuesday night for his State of the Union speech,

the conservatives in attendance should blow their duck calls.

14 posted on 01/26/2014 8:31:11 PM PST by Octar
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To: Steelfish

“I’ll go it alone”

So, is that his OFFICIAL announcement of his dictatorship?


15 posted on 01/26/2014 8:31:12 PM PST by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: null and void

LOL I wish I had written that!


16 posted on 01/26/2014 8:31:54 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: Steelfish

Obamacare is going to totally implode, and later he’ll be facing the prospect of no conceivable positive legacy.

SO MARK MY WORDS:

He’s going to unilaterally do away with US nuclear arms, in return for NOTHING.

And he’s going to say THAT is his “positive legacy”.

Just wait.


17 posted on 01/26/2014 8:32:16 PM PST by gaijin
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To: Barak; obama
Obama’s big policy goals have ended up stranded in limbo

Hey Dirtbag!

Embrace the suck.

18 posted on 01/26/2014 8:33:45 PM PST by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans Freed the Slaves" Month.)
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, Ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

http://www.nachumlist.com/


19 posted on 01/26/2014 8:36:45 PM PST by Nachum (Obamacare: It's. The. Flaw.)
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To: Baynative

On the contrary. MLK was down with the struggle against Whitey McCracker-Honkey just like Obama is today.


20 posted on 01/26/2014 8:39:29 PM PST by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; me = independent conservative)
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To: Steelfish
Obama: “I don't need no stinkin congress, I got a pen and will do it myself without them. No one can stop me now..I won reelection.....BARHARHAR”
21 posted on 01/26/2014 8:40:02 PM PST by sickoflibs (Obama : 'If you like your Doctor you can keep him, PERIOD! Don't believe the GOPs warnings')
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To: Steelfish

What will he do when the Senate goes to the Pubbies?


22 posted on 01/26/2014 8:40:43 PM PST by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; me = independent conservative)
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To: Steelfish

23 posted on 01/26/2014 8:42:46 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Steelfish

Go it alone, Benghazi Barry Soebarkah...

Get rid of your Secret Service, your food tasters, and deny the delivery of “Fish and poi” (which I’ve read is common Hawaiian slang for “weed and coke”).

Better YET-—go it alone without that POS Valerie Jarrett.


24 posted on 01/26/2014 8:52:11 PM PST by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: Steelfish
I Can't Help But Being Me by Kenyan Imposter

01:38 I'll go it alone, that's how it must be
(My lyrics) I can still be right for somebody else when I'm not right for me.....

Reprise
02:08 ......I'll go it alone, that's how it must be...

25 posted on 01/26/2014 8:53:32 PM PST by lbryce (Obama:The Worst is Yet To Come)
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To: Steelfish
"The president sees this as a year of action

I can't believe they actually put the words 'president' and 'action' in the same sentence. If this man actually worked a ten-hour day, I would be shocked. Heck, I would be shocked if he worked a five-hour day. He is far and away the laziest President we have ever had. He doesn't possess the leadership ability to go anything alone. He can't even deliver a three-minute speech without getting help from a teleprompter.

26 posted on 01/26/2014 8:55:40 PM PST by Hoodat (Democrats - Opposing Equal Protection since 1828)
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To: Mortrey

Someone pulls little barry bastard boy’s strings. Valerie and others are the strings and barry dances as directed ... then back to his degeneracies. Michelle must be getting really tired of that.


27 posted on 01/26/2014 8:57:54 PM PST by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: Baynative

MLK most likely would have loved it. He was after all a good commie as well (not to mention an adulterer). Jesse Jackson was in MLK’s circle; that is all you need to know.


28 posted on 01/26/2014 9:01:43 PM PST by Ghost of SVR4 (So many are so hopelessly dependent on the government that they will fight to protect it.)
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To: null and void; Jet Jaguar; Steelfish; Nachum; Kenny Bunk
Need to add "Mockingbird" to the list.

Friday, June 14, 2013

Operation Mockingbird: A Look at CIA Infiltration of the Media

"About a third of the whole CIA budget went to media propaganda operations. ... We're talking about hundreds of millions of dollars a year just for that .....close to a billion dollars are being spent every year by the United States on secret propaganda." Testimony of William Schapp in 1999, referencing revelations from the Church Committee in 1975."

http://www.thepeopleshistory.net/2013/06/operation-mockingbird-look-at-cia.html

29 posted on 01/26/2014 9:17:22 PM PST by LucyT ( If you're NOT paranoid, you don't know what's going on.)
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To: gaijin
He’s going to unilaterally do away with US nuclear arms, in return for NOTHING.

That might be enough to motivate the military to act.

I think he might try this.
30 posted on 01/26/2014 9:18:22 PM PST by Nepeta
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To: Steelfish

Impeach, convict and imprison the LIEberal sonofabitch and be done with it!


31 posted on 01/26/2014 9:21:52 PM PST by Taxman (So that the beautiful pressure does not diminish!)
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To: LucyT

Bump


32 posted on 01/26/2014 9:23:20 PM PST by Jet Jaguar
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To: Taxman

In advance of Clown Prince nobama’s “speech”: You lie...Quack!


33 posted on 01/26/2014 9:26:44 PM PST by ogen hal (First amendment or reeducation camp)
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To: Octar

I would suggest although its mid winter...open our windows wide...during the SOTU...and accentuate all of bozo husseins statements with DUCK CALLS..

those watching at bars and restaurants would have a distinct advantage but a wider implemtation of this plan...would still have a good effect


34 posted on 01/26/2014 9:53:30 PM PST by MeshugeMikey ("When you meet the unbelievers, strike at their necks..." -- Qur'an 47:4)
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To: gaijin

We cannot put anything past this Evil bastard. He’s going to hunker down and double down.


35 posted on 01/26/2014 10:04:40 PM PST by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: Steelfish

NBC News is enabling Obama by making it sound like he’s just a well-meaning but frustrated administrator, instead of the law-circumventing criminal usurper he really is.


36 posted on 01/26/2014 10:30:35 PM PST by SpaceBar
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To: matt04

You said...
“I predict this to be one of the most rambling , angry and bizarre SOTU addresses ever.”

Yup.

And hopefully enough of the general public will tune in to see for themselves what we conservatives have been warning about since 2008


37 posted on 01/26/2014 11:21:40 PM PST by LMAO ("Begging hands and Bleeding hearts will only cry out for more"...Anthem from Rush)
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To: Steelfish

SOTU drinking game:
you must drink whenever you hear the pronoun ‘I’

whenever he finishes a sentence, stand and loudly proclaim:

YOU LIE!

at least by the end of it you’ll be hammered and satisfied by telling the punk where to shove his commie bullsh*t.

(and no, i won’t be watching... i’ve had my fill of propaganda laced bullsh*t)


38 posted on 01/26/2014 11:39:02 PM PST by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: Steelfish

Why would he need to bypass Congress? They’ll bend over backwards to complete the will of their master.


39 posted on 01/27/2014 12:31:56 AM PST by Politicalkiddo (Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it. -M. Twain)
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To: KJC1

He can shove his phone there as well.


40 posted on 01/27/2014 1:27:50 AM PST by Conspiracy Guy (Did the ancients know they were ancients? Or did they see themselves as presents?)
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To: gaijin

he is trying, has been trying for past 5 years

his marxist political appointees are working overtime to transform our military and gut our strategic defense capability

but it will take more than a pen and a phone


41 posted on 01/27/2014 3:16:35 AM PST by silverleaf (Age takes a toll: Please have exact change)
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To: oldenuff2no

By the election he will have been impeached because Americans are about to become pissed off... what few sheckles are left in our pockets are going to be ripped away with our trousers.


42 posted on 01/27/2014 4:09:19 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS! BETTER DEAD THAN RED!)
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To: matt04

The President informs the Congress they are now a Soviet Duma.


43 posted on 01/27/2014 5:20:31 AM PST by tbw2
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To: matt04

And to go along with your prediction, I predict the press will declare this speech a home run and that it will “resonate with the American People.”


44 posted on 01/27/2014 6:24:57 AM PST by LMAO ("Begging hands and Bleeding hearts will only cry out for more"...Anthem from Rush)
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To: Steelfish

maybe he should threaten to hold his breath until he turns blue. that would be just as effective, and equally mature.


45 posted on 01/27/2014 6:36:11 AM PST by norwaypinesavage (Galileo: In science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of one individual)
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To: matt04
Yes, it will. I predict that eventually, probably after November 4th, he will issue an executive order directing the BATFE to enforce the California microstamping requirement on semiautomatic firearms with the intent being to make them unavailable. Just like the California legislature.

Why shouldn't he? No one in DC is standing up to him.

46 posted on 01/27/2014 6:42:38 AM PST by OKSooner ("As the riders went on by him, he heard one call his name...")
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To: gaijin
Well now. I wish I'd read the thread before I posted.

You might have a point with your prediction. I'll see it and raise you my prediction in post 46.

47 posted on 01/27/2014 6:47:48 AM PST by OKSooner ("As the riders went on by him, he heard one call his name...")
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