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Angry Obama orders GI death benefits restored
The Washington Times ^ | October 9, 2013 | Dave Boyer

Posted on 10/09/2013 10:50:26 AM PDT by abb

Edited on 10/09/2013 10:52:26 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

A "very disturbed" President Obama has ordered his top aides to restore death benefits today for families of military service members killed in action.

"The president was very disturbed to learn of this problem," said White House press secretary Jay Carney. "The president expects this to be fixed today. He was not pleased."


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TOPICS: Breaking News; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 113th; bhodod; deathbenefits; govtshutdown; killedinaction; militaryspending; obama; obamacorpse; obamahatessoldiers; obamahatesvets; obamalegacy; obamascandals; obamasfault; shutdown; shutnado; spitehouse
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To: BlatherNaut

Soon to be replaced with: no folks, don’t believe your eyes and ears, there is no, I repeat there is no government shut down that is ginning pain on the American people, the vets, or children, it’s all a smoke screen from the Republicans to make me look bad......


201 posted on 10/09/2013 1:29:23 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: caww

Precisely


202 posted on 10/09/2013 1:29:29 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

” What difference does it make “ until she tells her lies when she runs for President in 2016.


203 posted on 10/09/2013 1:31:29 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: American Constitutionalist

Let’s hope once he is out of office, the word “racist” is also out of America’s vocabulary. Of all the words to GUARANTEE racism, “racist” is Numbah One, GI!


204 posted on 10/09/2013 1:34:54 PM PDT by Monkey Face (If what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, how did Harry Reid get out?)
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To: American Constitutionalist

205 posted on 10/09/2013 1:35:28 PM PDT by caww
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To: caww; hoosiermama; American Constitutionalist; JLAGRAYFOX
EXPOSE THE CHARADE!

Last night on The Kelly File, Rep Duncan Hunter (R-Calif)--- He has a fallen hero in his district who died during the shutdown. I haven't seen this point made anywhere else in the press:

VERBATIM transcript (is there video?)

" On the 28th of last month, pre-shutdown, we passed the Pay Our Military Act. It passed through the House, Senate, and the Pres signed it on the 30th of last month. THAT does cover THIS [death gratuity]....We actually saw this coming. That's why we passed that bill. This is an on-purpose, in-your-face middle-finger, as you said so eloquently to the military families. This is nothing other than that.

"Because they were told specifically by us, 'You can pay this.' This is why we are passing this act unanimously through the House and the Senate, signed by the President. They are being careless. And this is reminiscent of them sending back bodies in cargo planes so they could be fork-lifted instead of with an honor guard in the way we ought to treat our men and women.

[snip]

KELLY: The Penegon Comptroller came out and said, "Well we've had a number of people die recently and we will be able to pay them but not until the lapse of these appropriations problems." They are going to get their money just as soon as YOU, basically, get your act in order. He is putting it back on Congress, and the DOD is putting back on Congress.

They came out and said, "Congress was warned prior to the shutdown that these benefits would be stopped even despite your efforts to legislatively head this off, your legislative efforts only protect the service men and women and not the families"---and that you blew it because that was a LOOPHOLE and you should have seen this coming.

DUNCAN: Let me take off my Congress hat and put on my Marine hat; That statement sickens me---because here is the reason why. We explicitly asked if THIS was going to be covered when we passed that pays for this, and they said YES! This is the DOD trying to cover their own tail on this. They made the wrong decision, and they need to fix it.....
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REPOST: Now I hear Obama has fixed this, saying, "He didn't know...He just wasn't aware.

The PR isn't going as Obama had planned.

The "new" lows Obama is setting are only exceeded by his "old" lows. Examples of his moral depravity and obsession with power are mounting.
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"The conduct of the National Park Service over the last week might be the biggest scandal of the Obama administration. This is an expansive claim, of course. Benghazi, Fast and Furious, the IRS, the NSA, the HHS mandate​—​this is an administration that has not lacked for appalling abuses of power. And we still have three years to go."

The Park Police
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In one of the most despicable and immoral acts of any president in the history of the United States, President Obama, the Commander in Chief, is playing politics over the dead bodies of American soldiers killed in action during the government shutdown. These soldiers were killed following his orders.

Richard Thompson, President and Chief Counsel of the Thomas More Law Center, commented, “I cannot conceive of any other president in our history doing what Obama is doing in this situation. As Commander in Chief, he signed the orders sending these young men into harm’s way. They died following his orders. Now he is denying their families the military’s “death gratuity” normally given within 3 days of the death, which covers funeral expenses and travel to Dover Air Force Base to receive the flag draped casket that holds their fallen hero. President Obama is callously adding to the unimaginable grief and the heavy burden these surviving loved ones carrying just to score some political points.”

Shame on You, President Obama
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None of Obama's sadistic [definition: enjoyment that someone gets from being violent or cruel or from causing pain] acts are mandated by the government shutdown. They never happened before in any other shutdown.

These are choice edicts issued directly from the Spite House.


#SpiteHouse: President Stompy Foot sparks new name for White House

America, Your Vacation Wonderland! (Mark Steyn)

On his radio show yesterday, our pal Michael Graham spoke to one of the tourists held under house arrest (or hotel arrest) by the National Park Service geyser stasi at Yellowstone Park. Here’s part of the interview:

There was a large group of Asians there. Not many spoke English… They said, ‘Are we under arrest?’ I mean, they were fearful. I mean, it looked like we were inside a prison. There were two large guards doing a walk up and down in front of the doors, so people felt like they were in prison. And the Australians said that would never happen in their country. Never never never.

Oh, get over yourself. Consider yourself lucky Obama didn’t just drone your tour bus...

206 posted on 10/09/2013 1:39:38 PM PDT by thouworm (Harry Reid: 'We Support the Federal government. That's Our Job. That's What We Do.')
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To: Col Frank Slade
" That 37% approval must really sting — "


Chime up the Calypso Limbo music " how low can he go "



207 posted on 10/09/2013 1:39:57 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: Buckeye McFrog

You forgot the Golf Channel!


208 posted on 10/09/2013 1:46:42 PM PDT by oxcart (Journalism [sic])
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To: American Constitutionalist

With the “sicko-phant” media lapping at Barry’s feet, some will never learn. MSM has killed “journalism”.
“Just bloggers” are doing the work “journalists” used to do.


209 posted on 10/09/2013 1:52:53 PM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: American Constitutionalist

Nose so long now, it’s ready to topple over.


210 posted on 10/09/2013 1:53:58 PM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: thouworm
NO FALLEN TROOPS FAMILY BENEFITS FOR OBAMACARE !

JUST SAY NO TO HOSTAGE TAKING OF FALLEN TROOPS FAMILY BENEFITS FOR OBAMACARE TRIPE !
211 posted on 10/09/2013 1:55:05 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: abb

More BS from BO.


212 posted on 10/09/2013 2:03:15 PM PDT by JudyinCanada
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To: MeshugeMikey

Well, this was so over-the-top that even Obama had to back down.


213 posted on 10/09/2013 2:07:07 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: American Constitutionalist

Obama . . . The Original Angry Bird.


214 posted on 10/09/2013 2:07:38 PM PDT by Qwackertoo (Going into Politic Free Zone Momma Grizzly hibernation for a while after this week, maybe forever.)
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To: cotton1706

He passes gas and then acts mad because the room stinks.

Obama stinks, and he’s stinking up the whole country and world.


215 posted on 10/09/2013 2:11:48 PM PDT by butterdezillion (Free online faxing at http://faxzero.com/ Fax all your elected officials. Make DC listen.)
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To: Lazamataz

I dont think he’s going to foment what he thinks he wants to......


216 posted on 10/09/2013 2:17:17 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: machogirl



217 posted on 10/09/2013 2:18:43 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: abb

Major Frank Burns’ fault


218 posted on 10/09/2013 2:20:02 PM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Travon... Felony assault and battery hate crime)
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To: abb
The big questions to me are...

Why do we have a system which lets the president unilaterally determine what gets funded and what doesn't, determine who is exempt from Obamacare and who isn't, determine which foreign regimes get funding and which do not???

This is no longer a Constitutional Republic governed by the rule of law. It is an Oligarchy governed by the rule of men.

219 posted on 10/09/2013 2:24:16 PM PDT by nitzy (You can avoid reality but you can't avoid the consequences of avoiding reality.)
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To: abb

He’s a liar. A pathological liar.

Congress voted earlier this year SPECIFICALLY to avoid this. The only way it could possibly have happened was if someone made a purely political calculation to try and make it look like the shutdown’s fault so they could blame it on the GOP, and then ordered the payments not to be made.

Sickening and disgusting...but right in keeping with Obama’s modus operandi all along.

Obama is a marxist ideolog
http://www.jeffhead.com/obama-time.htm


220 posted on 10/09/2013 2:28:41 PM PDT by Jeff Head
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To: Lazamataz

http://www.hannity.com/article/the-schoolyard-bully/18135


221 posted on 10/09/2013 2:32:42 PM PDT by savedbygrace (But God!)
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To: InsidiousMongo
"BS on Carney! Obama was disturbed he HAD to restore them."

Amen. Obomba's worried that he'll miss out on a few rounds of golf if he allows the families of dead solders to share in what he perceives is his "piece of the pie."

What an a*****e!

222 posted on 10/09/2013 2:32:52 PM PDT by Whats-wrong-with-the-truth
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To: abb
A "very disturbed" President Obama ....

Well, they got that one right!

223 posted on 10/09/2013 2:38:54 PM PDT by Mr Ramsbotham (I'll retire to Bedlam.)
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To: abb
(1) Obama's SecDef DECIDED to withhold benefits, despite Congressional action on Sept 30th to ensure them
(2) The media is 100% ignoring this fact, and blaming Republicans for the loss of benefits. Just read any CNN, ABC or NBC article today to see that
(3) The public is 90% believing this blatant lie

This is whay The Koch Brothers, Trump and other GOP billionaires are idiots for not buying up as many TV networks as they can

224 posted on 10/09/2013 2:52:16 PM PDT by montag813 (NO AMNESTY * ENFORCE THE LAW * http://StandWithArizona.com)
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To: Qwackertoo

The Original Angry Turd.


225 posted on 10/09/2013 2:55:37 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: machogirl
Yeah and they want to outlaw anyone who they deem who is not a journalist in their eyes.... to shut down the voice of those who blog.

226 posted on 10/09/2013 2:57:57 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: abb

Commandante Zero’s steaming turd of a SecDef chose today to make his fisrt appearance at Dover AFB in 8 months. He is no more fit to serve than his boss.


227 posted on 10/09/2013 3:05:48 PM PDT by clintonh8r (Don't twerk me, Bro!)
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To: montag813

http://therightscoop.com/shock-video-college-students-blame-obama-and-democrats-for-shutdown/


228 posted on 10/09/2013 3:06:40 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: abb
A "very disturbed" President Obama has ordered his top aides to restore death benefits today for families of military service members killed in action.

"The president was very disturbed to learn of this problem," said White House press secretary Jay Carney. "The president expects this to be fixed today. He was not pleased."

What a bunch of RAT bastard liars & reprobates, led by the liar in chief, 0dumb0shit! The only reason the death benefits are being restored is because even 0dumb0shit realized the American people might, just might, start to hold him accountable for the pain being inflicted on the American people because of the shut.

The gubmint could lay off fully 50% (or maybe even 75%) of the federal employees, not including the active military, and it would not affect us in the least. Instead 0dumb0shit's marching orders are to inflict pain upon the American people with his petty, vindictive actions. But withholding the death benefits? Yes, the liar in chief blinked and caved as he should have done from the very start.

229 posted on 10/09/2013 3:08:45 PM PDT by rcrngroup
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To: abb

No way I can take the blame for this, and those damned House Republicans are managing to blame it all on me. Damn. I am not pleased with the poll and focus group figures. Better order them to fix this now and sound all presidential.


230 posted on 10/09/2013 3:10:40 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: montag813

An earlier edition of the New York Times cited DOD spokesperson as saying that Pentagon and DOD attys had conferred with the Dept. of Justice lawyers as well as White House Legal Advisors before withholding the payments.

[ Note: The current version @NYT has the same title but has been dramatically edited since the resulting fire storm swept the country. I stand by my earlier post citing the NYT article. Sadly I neglected to post the url or include a cut and paste direct quote. After all my years here, I should have known better. ]


231 posted on 10/09/2013 3:15:52 PM PDT by Covenantor ("Men are ruled...by liars who refuse them news, and by fools who cannot govern." Chesterton)
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To: Lazamataz
Well, this was so over-the-top that even Obama had to back down.

I'll believe it when the checks clear, Laz. Until then, he hasn't "backed down" one effin' inch.

He got the first part he wanted: I don't think the families of the dead soldiers were at Dover, but Hagel was. He wanted to exclude them, and he did. We still haven't heard if anybody's been paid or if proper funerals have been arranged.

We're still in the "Obastard has promised" phase of the rehabilitation of this story. Screw him, no matter what he does it won't be good enough. (Spit!)

232 posted on 10/09/2013 3:19:46 PM 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: American Constitutionalist

Excellent. :)


233 posted on 10/09/2013 3:22:14 PM PDT by Qwackertoo (Going into Politic Free Zone Momma Grizzly hibernation for a while after this week, maybe forever.)
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Liberals realize
Obamacare is not free.
LOL!

Let's finish this Thon quickly
so Jim can fully recover without
hosting the fundraiser for two months :)
Thank you!!

234 posted on 10/09/2013 3:26:18 PM PDT by RedMDer (http://www.dontfundobamacare.com/)
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To: abb

How did the smartest guy in the world not know this.

/s

media took a few seconds to come up for air from between his ass to “report” (ie bleat) it.


235 posted on 10/09/2013 3:29:36 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: abb

I agree with “the president is very disturbed”.


236 posted on 10/09/2013 3:31:04 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: American Constitutionalist

Good one. 199


237 posted on 10/09/2013 3:41:01 PM PDT by Boardwalk
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To: PATRIOT1876

what a TERRIFIC rewrite of that great song!Brought back a lot of memories!


238 posted on 10/09/2013 3:49:33 PM PDT by Recovering Ex-hippie
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To: abb

This vile POS is only angry, because he and his thugs got caught with this thuggery and exposed by Megan Kelly on Fox Last night.


239 posted on 10/09/2013 3:56:39 PM PDT by Grampa Dave ( Boycott Reno & Las Vegas until those in control there, remove Reid from the senate!)
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To: abb
Angry Obama orders GI death benefits restored

In deference to the happy Bowbama who took them away.

240 posted on 10/09/2013 4:03:04 PM PDT by Bushbacker1 (Molon Labe! (Oathkeeper))
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To: abb

The buck stops with Odumbo.

This was done on his orders (the refusal to pay the families the death benefits.) Don’t let him hoodwink you into believing otherwise.


241 posted on 10/09/2013 4:05:21 PM PDT by miserare (Fire Eric Holder!)
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To: thouworm

Please NAME this “Pentagon Comptroller” so we can all know who this vicious traitor is and respond to him personally.

Anyone got a name, telephone #, email addy?


242 posted on 10/09/2013 4:09:08 PM PDT by miserare (Fire Eric Holder!)
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To: American Constitutionalist

I never thought that I’d see an American President that HATES America and doing everything he can to destroy.


243 posted on 10/09/2013 4:10:52 PM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: MeshugeMikey

lol, “Journalists show me your papers”.


244 posted on 10/09/2013 4:11:44 PM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: thouworm

“There was a large group of Asians there. Not many spoke English… They said, ‘Are we under arrest?’ I mean, they were fearful. I mean, it looked like we were inside a prison. There were two large guards doing a walk up and down in front of the doors, so people felt like they were in prison. And the Australians said that would never happen in their country. Never never never.”

So, the Park Police have become the Palace Guard, the STASI, and the GESTAPO, all rolled up into one.

They should be ashamed of themselves. Their families should be ashamed of them.

Park Police should be held up to disdain and ridicule from this day forward.


245 posted on 10/09/2013 4:12:25 PM PDT by miserare (Fire Eric Holder!)
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To: abb

I have always said that when a criminal ^*&%%^&*&%% gets convicted and says he/she is sorry, all he/she is sorry for is getting caught. Case in point, Zero is mad not because of the treatment of the families, but because he is seen by the sheepie as the shit-ass he is.


246 posted on 10/09/2013 4:13:29 PM PDT by ProudFossil (" I never did give anyone hell. I just told the truth and they thought it was hell." Harry Truman)
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To: abb

“Angry”? He’s only angry because when he cut vet benefits he got fire for it.


247 posted on 10/09/2013 4:15:32 PM PDT by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off. -786 +969)
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To: abb

“very disturbed”

not that the families weren’t getting the benefits, but that he got caught and had to back down.

StompyFoot tries to hold his breath. Forced to inhale. Continues tantrum.


248 posted on 10/09/2013 5:01:11 PM PDT by generally (Don't be stupid. We have politicians for that.)
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To: generally

BOR just had Peters and Hunt on. All three are calling for Hagels resignation, that he has to go, has lost all credibility.


249 posted on 10/09/2013 5:38:42 PM PDT by Toespi
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To: Toespi

Good for them! Glad to see some backbone.

Thanks for the info.


250 posted on 10/09/2013 5:48:46 PM PDT by generally (Don't be stupid. We have politicians for that.)
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