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Obama: US will be 'banana republic' if GOP forces default [claims GOP, "messing with me"]
The Hill ^ | September 20, 2013 | Justin Sink

Posted on 09/20/2013 12:31:34 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife

President Obama said Republicans in Congress were threatening to make the United States into "a deadbeat" and a "banana republic" with their maneuvers to tie the federal budget and the debt ceiling to defunding ObamaCare.

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He said the debate in Congress was "not meeting the test of helping middle class families" and accused a "faction on the far right of the Republican party" of impeding compromise.

"They're not focused on you," Obama said. "They're focused on politics; they're focused on trying to mess with me; they're not focused on you."

The president's remarks came just hours after the 230-198 party-line vote in the House approving legislation that would condition keeping the government open on defunding the president's health care plan.

The continuing resolution will now move to the Senate, where language defunding the president's signature healthcare law is expected to be stripped from the bill.....

(Excerpt) Read more at thehill.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Extended News; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: defundobamacare; healthcare; obamacare
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1 posted on 09/20/2013 12:31:34 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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2 posted on 09/20/2013 12:32:45 PM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

“They’re not focused on you,” Obama said. “They’re focused on politics; they’re focused on trying to mess with me; they’re not focused on you.”

And all the while, Obama is focused on destroying the
Constitution, messing with America.


3 posted on 09/20/2013 12:34:07 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

O has already made us a banana republic

we may as well be a solvent one


5 posted on 09/20/2013 12:37:31 PM PDT by faithhopecharity (Er)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Project we much.


6 posted on 09/20/2013 12:38:23 PM PDT by henkster (democrats will sacrifice the lives of our servicemen so 0bama doesn't look bad.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Obama is an ass. No one is defaulting. We do not need and do not want his big spending economy-killing, jobs-killing Marxist boondoggles. Defund ObamaCare! Cut government spending! Hold the line!!


7 posted on 09/20/2013 12:38:38 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: faithhopecharity

The GOP is not forcing a default, only Obama can do that


8 posted on 09/20/2013 12:39:09 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Note to Obama...we’re already there because of you and your commie minions.


9 posted on 09/20/2013 12:39:09 PM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: GeronL

A default isn’t going to happen. The fed still takes in more money that is necessary to service the debt - it’s stopping *new* spending, not debt service.


10 posted on 09/20/2013 12:41:36 PM PDT by kevkrom (It's not "immigration reform", it's an "amnesty bill". Take back the language!)
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To: GeronL

A default isn’t going to happen. The fed still takes in more money that is necessary to service the debt - it’s stopping *new* spending, not debt service.


11 posted on 09/20/2013 12:41:43 PM PDT by kevkrom (It's not "immigration reform", it's an "amnesty bill". Take back the language!)
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To: Timber Rattler

This isn’t about you barak; this is about the solvency of our democracy.


12 posted on 09/20/2013 12:43:02 PM PDT by Pietro
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Lighten up Barry. Americans are tired of listening to your Kenyan Kommie Krap. Take your droppings someplace else. Please!!!


13 posted on 09/20/2013 12:43:39 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The time for impeachment has come.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Ha! Obama and banana in the same line. Isn’t that racist?


14 posted on 09/20/2013 12:44:06 PM PDT by Cowboy Bob (They are called "Liberals" because the word "parasite" was already taken.)
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To: LyinLibs; All
Please share this pic of Obamatollah!


15 posted on 09/20/2013 12:45:04 PM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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16 posted on 09/20/2013 12:45:50 PM PDT by inkfarmer
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"They're focused on politics; they're focused on trying to mess with me;

Yeah, still thinking you are the center of the universe, right?

Pinheaded moron, they are focused on saving the American health care industry by NOT giving control of one sixth of the entire economy to the tens of thousands of Lous Lerners in the IRS.

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17 posted on 09/20/2013 12:49:30 PM PDT by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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“Republicans be dissin’ me, yo!”


18 posted on 09/20/2013 12:52:00 PM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (My sweet talk is also savory and creamy.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

He doesn’t know how many countries have defaulted on us....multiple times.


19 posted on 09/20/2013 12:52:35 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

He sounded pretty close to becoming unhinged...


20 posted on 09/20/2013 12:52:57 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Because of HIM we ARE a Banana Republic....WITHOUT the bananaS!


21 posted on 09/20/2013 12:53:54 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Probably more like a burrito republic if the RINOs ram their amnesty down out throats.


22 posted on 09/20/2013 12:54:02 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The time for impeachment has come.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

OBOZO has ALREADY turned The US into a”Banana Republic”.The US lost it’s Triple AAA rating and he has created SPIRALING OUT-OF CONTROL DEBT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


23 posted on 09/20/2013 12:54:04 PM PDT by bandleader
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

You Freepers got to admit ... if there's one subject the
Royal Idiot knows something about ... it's this one.

24 posted on 09/20/2013 12:54:21 PM PDT by Zakeet (Democrats haven't destroyed your freedoms ... you can still visit them at the Smithsonian)
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Obama: US will be 'banana republic....

.... if his administration continues on its course.

Glad he finally admits it.

25 posted on 09/20/2013 12:54:44 PM 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: tet68

The president of the United States, speaking like a gangster. Very disturbing.

Next we’ll be hearing about how Boehner is “dissing” him.


26 posted on 09/20/2013 12:55:01 PM PDT by Deo volente (God willing, America shall survive this Obamanation.)
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To: tet68
“They’re not focused on you,” Obama said. “They’re focused on politics; they’re focused on trying to mess with me; they’re not focused on you.”

Yeah, OTrauma. EVERYTHING is ALWAYS ALL ABOUT YOU. Nothing ever happens for any other reason.

The guy's a clinical narcissist, and should be in serious treatment.

27 posted on 09/20/2013 12:55:59 PM 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: inkfarmer

this is my favorite after the umbrella incident scrambled his brain.


28 posted on 09/20/2013 12:56:03 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Barack Obama: President Punk Ass.


29 posted on 09/20/2013 12:56:55 PM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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Apparently mocha skin is very, very thin.........


30 posted on 09/20/2013 12:57:24 PM PDT by clintonh8r (Don't twerk me, Bro!)
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Messing with me? That’s a dog whistle to black racists.


31 posted on 09/20/2013 12:57:32 PM PDT by Defiant (A rainbow curtain has descended upon the west, from Munich to San Francisco.)
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There is way plenty of cash coming into the treasure to pay the interest on the debt. With enough left over to send Michelle and the girls to a 15 star resort for a month.

Obama is trying to panic people with demagoguery.


32 posted on 09/20/2013 1:01:13 PM PDT by DManA
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To: tet68

I think he used those “messing with me” words for his low info voters almost like a post hypnotic suggestion for them to go after republicans or anyone who messes with their man.

Who talks like this I wouldn’t expect it from a President or a professional.


33 posted on 09/20/2013 1:01:54 PM PDT by funfan
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Republicans in Congress were threatening to make the United States into “a deadbeat” and a “banana republic”
= = = = = = = = = = = = = = = =
What with his own ‘flag’, hand picked dummies ... When you are dumber than a pile of rocks, it is HARD to find people dumber than yourself, so that in itself is a challenge.
In fact that is the ONLY thing he has managed to do, filled the cabinet posts etc with people dumber than himself.

The transformation will be ‘complete’ when BO shows up on the ‘WH Balcony’ wearing one of Idi Amin’s old uniforms....


34 posted on 09/20/2013 1:02:01 PM PDT by xrmusn (6/98 --Egoist:A person of low taste, more interested in himself than me. (Ambrose Bierce))
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Obama is very near a complete breakdown. And the world will be a much better and safer world if that happens.


35 posted on 09/20/2013 1:13:23 PM PDT by mulligan
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To: gov_bean_ counter; All

Roll Call:

“Updated 1:20 p.m. | Sen. Ted Cruz said Friday that Republican senators should, in effect, filibuster the House-passed continuing resolution in the Senate.

The Texas Republican is calling on his colleagues to oppose limiting debate on it, warning against what he calls procedural trickery.

“Step two is the Senate, where all accounts suggest Harry Reid plans to use procedural gimmicks to try to add funding back in for Obamacare,” Cruz said. “If Reid pursues this plan — if he insists on using a 50-vote threshold to fund Obamacare with a partisan vote of only Democrats — then I hope that every Senate Republican will stand together and oppose cloture on the bill in order to keep the House bill intact and not let Harry Reid add Obamacare funding back in.”

“Now is a time for party unity; Senate Republicans should stand side-by-side with courageous House Republicans,” Cruz said.

The statement underscores the unwinnable procedural hand faced by conservative senators, however. They know that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid will move to strike out the Obamacare defunding language after getting the 60 votes needed to limit debate, but they can’t stop him without effectively endorsing a government shutdown........”

http://blogs.rollcall.com/wgdb/filibuster-the-house-cr-some-conservatives-say-yes/


37 posted on 09/20/2013 1:17:32 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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it wasn't Odungo's sequester either....."not my red line"..."it was a video"...."Public Will Have 5 Days To Look At Every Bill That Lands On My Desk"...."No more secrecy"... “No more Illegal Wire Tapping of American Citizens”...."I intend to get to the bottom of this"....“If you like the healthcare plan you have, you can keep it.”...“We got back Every Dime we Used to Rescue the Banks with Interest”...."..if you like your doctor you can keep him"

You Lie!

38 posted on 09/20/2013 1:23:17 PM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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Pretty soon those mean ol’ Republicans will start makin’ “momma” jokes, dat’s how much dey be messin’ wit ‘im.
39 posted on 09/20/2013 1:24:32 PM PDT by mojito (Zero, our Nero.)
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I’ve run out of adjectives to describe how disgusted I am with this puke of a president.


40 posted on 09/20/2013 1:29:24 PM PDT by Rebelbase (Tagline: (optional, printed after your name on post))
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To: mulligan

I think you are right. The Repubicans should keep pushing his hot buttons. 0bama’s real a**hole personality is showing.


41 posted on 09/20/2013 1:29:26 PM PDT by forgotten man
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Day late and a dollar short; America’s been a banana republic for six years.


42 posted on 09/20/2013 1:41:41 PM PDT by Jack Hammer (American)
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Hey Obama, this is a friendly tip. YOU should NEVER use the word “banana”....honest, just trust me on this, dawg.


43 posted on 09/20/2013 1:43:28 PM PDT by Gator113 (The mighty Bear ate the cowardly rat. Obama must resign.)
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They’re focused on politics; they’re focused on trying to mess with me; they’re not focused on you.”

OK. I can live with that.


44 posted on 09/20/2013 1:43:45 PM PDT by RKBA Democrat (Power disintegrates when people withdraw their obedience and support)
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To: inkfarmer

THAT is a great photo! Thanks for posting.


45 posted on 09/20/2013 1:44:38 PM PDT by RKBA Democrat (Power disintegrates when people withdraw their obedience and support)
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To: LyinLibs

I don’t think I will ever stop laughing.


46 posted on 09/20/2013 1:45:22 PM PDT by Gator113 (The mighty Bear ate the cowardly rat. Obama must resign.)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

“He sounded pretty close to becoming unhinged...”

Yeah. He did. Score one for our side.


47 posted on 09/20/2013 1:46:10 PM PDT by RKBA Democrat (Power disintegrates when people withdraw their obedience and support)
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To: mulligan

“Obama is very near a complete breakdown. And the world will be a much better and safer world if that happens.”

I’d happily settle for a resignation. Dated today.

Not that “bite me” as a replacement is any great prize, but you take what you can get.


48 posted on 09/20/2013 1:49:29 PM PDT by RKBA Democrat (Power disintegrates when people withdraw their obedience and support)
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To: RKBA Democrat

yep. That pic needs to be posted as often as possible in regards to all things Obo. What a buffoon he is.


49 posted on 09/20/2013 1:54:09 PM PDT by inkfarmer
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To: LyinLibs

That guy on the right was Reagan’s one huge mistake.


50 posted on 09/20/2013 1:56:12 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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