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W.H.: Obama is 'president of all the people,' not the 47 percent
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Posted on 09/18/2012 9:16:16 AM PDT by Sub-Driver

W.H.: Obama is 'president of all the people,' not the 47 percent

By BYRON TAU | 9/18/12 11:45 AM EDT

Reacting to a video of Mitt Romney calling 47 percent of Americans dependent on the government, White House press secretary Jay Carney said that the presidency is about representing everyone in the country.

"When you're president of the United States, you're president of all the people," Carney said. "What unites us as Americans is far greater than what divides us."

Carney would not see whether President Obama had seen the video — which has dominated the news cycle of the last day, but did say that Obama disagrees with the fundamental premise of Romney's statement.

"Setting aside what Gov. Romney thinks, I can tell you that the president certainly doesn't think that men and women on social security are irresponsible or victims. That students are responsible are victims. He certainly doesn't think that middle class families are paying too little in taxes," Carney said.

Carney said that Obama's policies and many of the decisions he has made as president were made without consideration for rewarding political constituencies.

"He didn't ask whether auto workers were supporters. He didn't ask whether auto executives were supporters. He did what was right," Carney said.

Carney also brushed aside comparisons to a similar incident where Obama said that rural voters get "bitter" and "cling" to guns and religion.

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What silliness........
1 posted on 09/18/2012 9:16:20 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

Well, he’s most certainly NOT my president. Never has been....never will be.


2 posted on 09/18/2012 9:17:50 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: Sub-Driver

“Carney said that Obama’s policies and many of the decisions he has made as president were made without consideration for rewarding political constituencies.”

I fell out of my chair laughing.


3 posted on 09/18/2012 9:18:04 AM PDT by lacrew (Mr. Soetoro, we regret to inform you that your race card is over the credit limit.)
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To: Sub-Driver
Pure, unadulterated horsecrap.

But then again, should we really expect anything else to issue forth?
4 posted on 09/18/2012 9:18:46 AM PDT by MarineDad
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To: Sub-Driver
W.H.: Obama is 'president of all the people,' not the 47 percent,

Even us bitter clingers in all 57 states?

5 posted on 09/18/2012 9:19:28 AM PDT by dragonblustar (Allah Ain't So Akbar!)
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To: Sub-Driver

the only people that he has ever declared “war” on are other americans, not the terrorists. fox news, the chamber of commerce, oil companies, health insurance companies . . .


6 posted on 09/18/2012 9:20:33 AM PDT by JohnBrowdie (http://forum.stink-eye.net)
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To: Sub-Driver

Not my Pres. Go away!!!!


7 posted on 09/18/2012 9:20:49 AM PDT by my small voice (A biased media and an uneducated populace is the biggest threat to our nation.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Obama is not a president. This is moot.


8 posted on 09/18/2012 9:20:59 AM PDT by EagleUSA
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

Agreed. Why should he be? As a white, middle age male, he has declared me the enemy. I don’t respond well to threats.


9 posted on 09/18/2012 9:20:59 AM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts (Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Hussein is not my President. He’s President of the fifth column. President of the muslim usurpation of the American governmnet. President of communist party USA. But not MY President.


10 posted on 09/18/2012 9:20:59 AM PDT by CaptainKrunch (Freedom does not promise safety and security, freedom only promises freedom.)
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To: Sub-Driver

The American Peeps

“Think about that,” Holder said. “When you compare what people endured in the South in the 60s to try to get the right to vote for African Americans, and to compare what people were subjected to there to what happened in Philadelphia—which was inappropriate, certainly that…to describe it in those terms I think does a great disservice to people who put their lives on the line, who risked all, for my people,” said Holder, who is black.


11 posted on 09/18/2012 9:21:51 AM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: Sub-Driver

That fu*ker ain’t my president.


12 posted on 09/18/2012 9:22:06 AM PDT by History Repeats (Drink plenty of TEA, but avoid the Koolaid.)
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To: Sub-Driver

no he isn’t.

he’s the sugah-daddy for 47% of the country...

and the mugger of the 53%


13 posted on 09/18/2012 9:22:09 AM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: Sub-Driver

First of all, he bailed out GM for the unions which he knows are his supporters. Secondly, he is not my President so that statement that the wimp Carney made is false.

Carney knows that Obama is very much aware of what Mitt said and it obviously struck a nerve.


14 posted on 09/18/2012 9:22:40 AM PDT by coon2000 (Give me Liberty or give me death!)
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To: Sub-Driver
“Obama is ‘president of all the people,’ not the 47 percent”

Really????

Is that why fully 100% of Conservatives couldn't find a single redeeming feature in him or his administration if their lives depended on it???

There's nothing in “O’s” speech or policies to support such a ridiculous statement!

15 posted on 09/18/2012 9:22:58 AM PDT by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

I’m different. I DID give him a chance even after ‘bitter clinger’, ‘punish your enemy’ but after ‘you didn’t build that’, He’s lost me, a small business owner. And as a matter of fact, if this guy is reelected, he’s lost the benefits of my business. I’m CHANGING everything. I got left behind the last time. I won’t make the same mistake twice.


16 posted on 09/18/2012 9:23:33 AM PDT by griswold3 (Big Government does not tolerate rivals.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Mitt: drop the gloves and start swinging back. Every idiotic comment coming from the Marxist’s campaign needs immediate rebuttal. And say it clearly just like you defended your 47% comments. I believe Americans will respect conviction and honesty in times like these.


17 posted on 09/18/2012 9:23:47 AM PDT by BlueStateRightist
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

“Well, he’s most certainly NOT my president. Never has been....never will be.”

100% agreement.....


18 posted on 09/18/2012 9:23:47 AM PDT by astounded (Barack Obama is a clear and present danger to the USA)
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To: griswold3

NO, HE’S NOT !!!!!!


19 posted on 09/18/2012 9:24:32 AM PDT by nevermorelenore
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To: Sub-Driver

He’s not my president. He’s called me an enemy and his administration has characterized me as a potential threat because of my conservative beliefs. He has told his people to get in my face and bring a gun if necessary.


20 posted on 09/18/2012 9:24:43 AM PDT by Teotwawki (For a person to get a thing without paying for it, another must pay for it without getting it.)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear
Well, he’s most certainly NOT my president. Never has been....never will be.

I agree 100%

21 posted on 09/18/2012 9:26:25 AM PDT by WhirlwindAttack (Go Galt now and avoid the rush.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Larry Platt is my president.


22 posted on 09/18/2012 9:26:49 AM PDT by MachIV
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To: Sub-Driver

They are desperately trying to build a record their messiah can run on. Trouble is they are failing, just as he did.

Jay Carney is not only a tool, he’s a fool, and a liar.


23 posted on 09/18/2012 9:27:07 AM PDT by mardi59 (IMPEACH OBAMA NOW!!!!!)
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To: Sub-Driver

He is President of the entire US.

But the 47% are largely responsible for inflicting him on the rest of us.


24 posted on 09/18/2012 9:27:07 AM PDT by LucianOfSamasota (Tanstaafl - its not just for breakfast anymore...)
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To: Sub-Driver

That talking feces sandwhich is not my president.


25 posted on 09/18/2012 9:27:39 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Sub-Driver

Not my President since January 20, 2009.


26 posted on 09/18/2012 9:27:39 AM PDT by exit82 (Pass the word: Obama is a FAILURE!! Democrats are the enemies of freedom!)
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To: Sub-Driver
White House press secretary "Baghdad" Jay Carney

Zero is everyone's pResident and loves Amerika

27 posted on 09/18/2012 9:28:48 AM PDT by clamper1797 (I mourn for the America I grew up in ..fought for ..and loved ..July 4 1776- June 28 2012)
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To: Sub-Driver

What about the rich 2%? Does he represent them?

The top 2% mean only two things to him - a source of campaign cash and his foil for class warfare.


28 posted on 09/18/2012 9:32:38 AM PDT by dan on the right
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

Where do we sign up for the “not my president” list. I bet the lines will be LONG.


29 posted on 09/18/2012 9:33:11 AM PDT by NEMDF
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To: Sub-Driver

He’s not my president. This response is simply idiotic. Clearly, from the numbers, at least half the country hate this guy.


30 posted on 09/18/2012 9:33:18 AM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Sub-Driver

He’s not my president. This response is simply idiotic. Clearly, from the numbers, at least half the country hate this guy.


31 posted on 09/18/2012 9:33:39 AM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Sub-Driver

I think we, as citizens of the US, should embrace Hope and Change. We need to HOPE our President has to CHANGE his address in January.


32 posted on 09/18/2012 9:34:10 AM PDT by drinktheobamakoolaid (How do you replace an empty suit? Vote on November 6, 2012)
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To: Sub-Driver
Carney also brushed aside comparisons to a similar incident where Obama said that rural voters get "bitter" and "cling" to guns and religion.

I'm sure there's more examples like this one.

33 posted on 09/18/2012 9:34:36 AM PDT by McGruff (Support your local Republican candidates. They are our last line of defense.)
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To: Sub-Driver

He’s the presdient of blacks, gays, single women, illegals, communists and welfare queens. I don’t fall into any of those categories.


34 posted on 09/18/2012 9:34:54 AM PDT by jersey117
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To: Sub-Driver

I suppose that’s why he enacts laws that discriminate against whites and men, because he’s “everyone’s” president.


35 posted on 09/18/2012 9:35:28 AM PDT by Random_User_250 ("Democracy is indispensable to socialism." -- Vladimir Lenin)
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To: griswold3

Good for you for ‘seeing the light’.


36 posted on 09/18/2012 9:36:22 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: Sub-Driver

Guess the video drew blood - otherwise, why say this?


37 posted on 09/18/2012 9:36:44 AM PDT by Mr. Jeeves (CTRL-GALT-DELETE)
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To: Sub-Driver

Uh.. I don’t want you to be my president. I don’t need you to be my president.

Please just go away and leave me alone.


38 posted on 09/18/2012 9:37:53 AM PDT by AC86UT89
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To: McGruff

Where is that quote from Obama about white people not voting for him anyway.


39 posted on 09/18/2012 9:38:21 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz
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To: Sub-Driver

Not Catholics, not small businessmen, not Tea Partiers, not Oklahomans hit by floods, not union Keystone Pipeline workers....

Need I go on?

By the way, Obamugabe has basically ignored the white working class.


40 posted on 09/18/2012 9:39:43 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: Sub-Driver

41 posted on 09/18/2012 9:40:06 AM PDT by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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To: Sub-Driver

“When you’re president of the United States, you’re president of all the people,” Carney said. “What unites us as Americans is far greater than what divides us.”


Uh huh... that’s why Obama supported OWS, referred to “the (GOP) enemy” when addressing hispanics, supports islam over all others, and continually ranted about those “millionaires and billionaires.” Got it.


42 posted on 09/18/2012 9:40:14 AM PDT by ScottinVA (If Obama is reelected, America will deserve every mockery that follows.)
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To: Sub-Driver

White House is full of shit if you simply go by the divide and conquer campaign the AnnointedIdiot has been running with/on. =.=


43 posted on 09/18/2012 9:41:08 AM PDT by cranked
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To: Sub-Driver

He is not my President.


44 posted on 09/18/2012 9:41:18 AM PDT by sport
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To: dragonblustar

W.H.: Obama is ‘president of all the people,’ not the 47 percent,

Even us bitter clingers in all 57 states?

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Perfect!


45 posted on 09/18/2012 9:41:59 AM PDT by Elendur (It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes. - Thomas Jefferson)
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Not Mine.
Not Now.
Not Ever........................


46 posted on 09/18/2012 9:42:52 AM PDT by Red Badger (Anyone who thinks wisdom comes with age is either too young or too stupid to know the difference....)
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he’s the sugah-daddy for 47% of the country... and the mugger of the 53%

Give him another 4 years, and those numbers will be reversed. A guy on Fox just said the Latino vote is about 70/30 for Obama. He Didn't mention the following:100% black vote. 100%LBGT 100%Free Condom Coalition, 100%Free Healthcare etc., etc. The Democrats might get the Majority pieced together Finally!!

47 posted on 09/18/2012 9:43:18 AM PDT by radioone ( Main Stream Media. The Government built that.)
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To: clamper1797

Baghdad Bob has more credibility.....................


48 posted on 09/18/2012 9:44:25 AM PDT by Red Badger (Anyone who thinks wisdom comes with age is either too young or too stupid to know the difference....)
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To: Sub-Driver

“Carney said that Obama’s policies and many of the decisions he has made as president were made without consideration for rewarding political constituencies.”

I literally laughed out loud at that one, except I am not at all amused by that Hitler Youth wanna-be. IMO, not enough bad things can happen to that little, lying twerp!


49 posted on 09/18/2012 9:45:41 AM PDT by Batman11 (We came for the chicken sandwiches and a Sweet Tea Party broke out!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Yeah he just wants to spread the wealth around by having the 1% pay their “fair share.”


50 posted on 09/18/2012 9:46:30 AM PDT by kabar
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