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Obama says is shifting to domestic priorities from Syria focus
Reuters ^ | September 12, 2013 | By Mark Felsenthal

Posted on 09/12/2013 10:10:09 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

President Barack Obama said on Thursday he is shifting his focus to domestic priorities from a tense period during which he sought congressional approval to use military force against Syria for its suspected use of chemical weapons.

"Even as we have been spending a lot of time on the Syria issue and making sure that international attention is focused on the horrible tragedy that occurred there, it is still important to recognize that we've got a lot more stuff to do here in this government," the president said before a meeting with his Cabinet at the White House.

The president cited the budget, immigration, and implementation of his signature healthcare legislation as concerns he is turning to.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bidensyria; domesticagenda; failure; leadingfrombehind; obamanomics; putinsyriacheckmate; syria
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Nooooooo!
1 posted on 09/12/2013 10:10:09 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The destruction of America MUST CONTINUE!


2 posted on 09/12/2013 10:11:02 AM PDT by 43north (BHO: 50% black, 50% white, 100% RED)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Let me guess...Global Warming and Illegal Immigration.


3 posted on 09/12/2013 10:14:45 AM PDT by Zathras
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Too bad. The undocumented Tyrant will destroy more Laws
(making them moot for some, onerous for others, all
at the Tyrant’s Whim), destroy more Americans,
and bring in more Islamic terrorists.


4 posted on 09/12/2013 10:14:53 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Sounds like he’s throwing in the towel. Putin won.


5 posted on 09/12/2013 10:16:55 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: 43north
He's just tired of Putin kicking his arse and making him look proving he's a fool.
6 posted on 09/12/2013 10:16:56 AM PDT by ZX12R (Never forget the heroes of Benghazi, who were abandoned to their deaths by Obama)
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To: ZX12R

lol

back to the hidey hole.


7 posted on 09/12/2013 10:18:48 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Is he pivoting to focus like a laser on the economy?


8 posted on 09/12/2013 10:19:52 AM PDT by pgyanke (Republicans get in trouble when not living up to their principles. Democrats... when they do.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

http://www.politico.com/politico44/2013/09/biden-cancels-panama-trip-to-focus-on-syria-172496.html?hp=l9

Biden cancels Panama trip to focus on Syria

9/12/13 12:01 PM EDT

Vice President Joe Biden has cancelled a stop in Panama next week so that he can spend more time in Washington working on the White House’s efforts on Syria, his office said Thursday.

Biden will still stop Monday in Charleston, S.C., and Savannah, Ga., to talk about port infrastructure. Late Thursday and on Friday, he’ll be in Mexico to meet with President Enrique Peña Nieto and to launch the U.S.-Mexico High Level Economic Dialogue.

Also still on his schedule: His trip Sunday to Iowa for Sen. Tom Harkin’s annual steak fry, a major Democratic political event in the state.


9 posted on 09/12/2013 10:20:06 AM PDT by maggief
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To: 43north

FORWARD!


10 posted on 09/12/2013 10:20:06 AM PDT by jimbo123
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Screwing up America. His priority.


11 posted on 09/12/2013 10:20:58 AM PDT by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: GeronL
lol back to the hidey hole.

LOL! No more focusing like a laser beam on Syria for awhile.
12 posted on 09/12/2013 10:21:37 AM PDT by ZX12R (Never forget the heroes of Benghazi, who were abandoned to their deaths by Obama)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Since the BP oil spill I’ve noticed that at some point in every story surrounding the White House, at some point they call a halt to all questions and coverage by the media. Everyone (except FOX) complies and the story is officially over. That’s it. Gone.


13 posted on 09/12/2013 10:22:47 AM PDT by Deb (If you wanna laugh everyday, follow Deepak Chopra on Twitter)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Bad news for America. The Eye of Sauron is fixing its gaze upon us again.


14 posted on 09/12/2013 10:23:28 AM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Pivot till ya puke.


15 posted on 09/12/2013 10:23:52 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: jimbo123

Killing Christians in Syria or wiping out the private sector at home? What to do, what to do..


16 posted on 09/12/2013 10:24:06 AM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (If Americans were as concerned for their country as Egyptians are, Obama would be ousted!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Another “pivot.” Let’s not get “pivot” confused with “going in circles.”


17 posted on 09/12/2013 10:24:06 AM PDT by IamConservative (The soul of my lifes journey is Liberty!)
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To: 43north
B-but he is the ONE! He is the Savior!


18 posted on 09/12/2013 10:24:29 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (What do we want? Time travel. When do we want it? It's irrelevant.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

?

Are you sure that isn’t from any of the 12 months in 2009.2010.2011.2012
or any of the first 9 months in 2013?

Ths POS has said that so many times he has it on a recorder and just hits play


19 posted on 09/12/2013 10:25:31 AM PDT by RWGinger
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
The "Laser-Like Focus" is back!

Nobody is safe..... protect the children!


20 posted on 09/12/2013 10:26:51 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie (Why haven't we heard from the 30 Benghazi survivors?)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
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21 posted on 09/12/2013 10:27:02 AM PDT by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
On the upside, he won't start a nuclear war.

On the downside, America is finished.

22 posted on 09/12/2013 10:27:23 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: Starboard
No, he's declaring the Syria story officially over. On ABC radio this morning it ranked 3rd after the Colorado floods and the girl with the brain amoeba. There will be some residual coverage thru today and it will be gone completely by Monday.

This is what Obama does.

Anyone know what's going on in Egypt? Gone.

23 posted on 09/12/2013 10:28:04 AM PDT by Deb (If you wanna laugh everyday, follow Deepak Chopra on Twitter)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

So what did he think the presidency was all about? My dog does one thing at a time really well!


24 posted on 09/12/2013 10:28:18 AM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: ZX12R

After claiming that Syria was an urgent, humanitarian crisis he does an about face and walks away for his own commitment.

He’s taking his marbles and going home.


25 posted on 09/12/2013 10:28:22 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Yeah .. and I bet he can’t “shift” fast enough, either! :)


26 posted on 09/12/2013 10:28:29 AM PDT by The Duke
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
it is still important to recognize that we've got a lot more stuff to do here in this government," the president said

Translation - "let me get back to my golfing and vacationing, you ignorant peasants"


27 posted on 09/12/2013 10:29:28 AM PDT by canuck_conservative
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To: b4its2late

Putin told him he’s going to have to eat his peas.


28 posted on 09/12/2013 10:29:31 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

So this was really a “phony war request”?


29 posted on 09/12/2013 10:29:58 AM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: blackdog

So what did he think the presidency was all about?
*********
Obviously travel, parties, golf and vacations.


30 posted on 09/12/2013 10:30:31 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Wonder if Putin will save President Gormless’s bacon on the domestic front, as well as internationally....

Maybe the Russian strongman should retire from the Kremlin and hop a plane to the White House.

He couldn’t possibly be worse than Obama, and might even be a good deal better.


31 posted on 09/12/2013 10:31:48 AM PDT by Jack Hammer (American)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Bammy hasn’t been focused like a laser beam on jobs?


32 posted on 09/12/2013 10:33:39 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

So, when is tee time and stuff?


33 posted on 09/12/2013 10:33:53 AM PDT by Velveeta
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Obama says is shifting to domestic priorities from Syria focus

Yeah he totally f’ed that up. Time to get back to f'ing things up at home.

34 posted on 09/12/2013 10:34:37 AM PDT by McGruff (No wars for Arab pipelines!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer


35 posted on 09/12/2013 10:34:48 AM PDT by Iron Munro (<)
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To: Starboard

LOL


36 posted on 09/12/2013 10:35:44 AM PDT by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: maggief
Biden cancels Panama trip to focus on Syria

Oh geez. Can it get any worse?

37 posted on 09/12/2013 10:35:46 AM PDT by McGruff (No wars for Arab pipelines!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Why anyone even listens to this nut is beyond me.


38 posted on 09/12/2013 10:35:48 AM PDT by justa-hairyape
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To: Starboard

Obama is a blend of Chauncey the Gardener and Louis Farakhan.


39 posted on 09/12/2013 10:36:00 AM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: Starboard
"he’s going to have to eat his peas."

LOL. Get him a trailer full.

40 posted on 09/12/2013 10:36:13 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: maggief

Well. Well. The truth is always the opposite of what Obama states. Thus, Syria will be Biden’s primary focus.


41 posted on 09/12/2013 10:37:02 AM PDT by justa-hairyape
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
President Barack Obama said on Thursday he is shifting his focus to domestic priorities from a tense period during which he sought congressional approval to use military force against Syria for its suspected use of chemical weapons.

From this, we can readily conclude that the entire imbroglio was a farce. Most likely, everything the United States claimed, was a lie. The chem weapons were likely released by the rebels; the Assad government was not responsible; and the Administration got CAUGHT.

So -- despite the claims of humanitarian concerns and the accusations of the violation of International Law -- the Administration drops it all as soon as they get busted, then punked.

42 posted on 09/12/2013 10:37:33 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: Oldeconomybuyer

Translation:
The Messiah was made to look like an incompetent fool on the World Stage, so let’s go back to things only the incredibly biased US Media will report on!!


43 posted on 09/12/2013 10:39:44 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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To: Deb

That’s good news for me as I’m anxious for us to get back on track with;
1. Defunding Obamacare
2. Benghazigate
3. IRSgate
4. NSAgate
5. Pressgate
6. ecteragate


44 posted on 09/12/2013 10:41:19 AM PDT by nikos1121 (“To err is human; to forgive, divine.” Alexander Pope (1688-1744) English poet)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
domestic priorities

In other words...more golf, White House parties and fund raising.

45 posted on 09/12/2013 10:41:45 AM PDT by A_Tradition_Continues (formerly known as Politicalwit ...05/28/98 Class of '98)
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To: Zathras

Gay rights, LGBT parades on freeways, prosecution of racists (including all non-people of color), golf, bicycle riding, prosecution of racists....


46 posted on 09/12/2013 10:58:11 AM PDT by Veto! (Opinions freely dispensed as advice)
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To: nikos1121

Sorry, those were shut down long ago. Haven’t you noticed?


47 posted on 09/12/2013 11:05:59 AM PDT by Deb (If you wanna laugh everyday, follow Deepak Chopra on Twitter)
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To: pgyanke

Is he pivoting to focus like a laser on the economy

No it just means he can go back to lots of golf, vacays and parties because he knows the press will give him a pass.


48 posted on 09/12/2013 11:09:33 AM PDT by dandiegirl
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

This guy has an almost supernatural protection. Since forever he has skated through life.


49 posted on 09/12/2013 11:09:44 AM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to thoe tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: maggief

Are those the ports that Obama thinks are in the Gulf?


50 posted on 09/12/2013 11:11:13 AM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to thoe tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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