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Bam: I won, deal with it ("The majority of voters agreed with me.”)
New York Post ^ | 11/17/2012 | GEOFF EARLE

Posted on 11/17/2012 12:16:18 PM PST by SeekAndFind

Edited on 11/17/2012 1:45:45 PM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]

WASHINGTON — President Obama set the table for new talks on the fiscal cliff with a brash reminder to Republicans: He won the election.

And that means the GOP must compromise on boosting taxes on the rich, Obama said.

“If there was one thing that everybody understood was a big difference between myself and Mr. [Mitt] Romney, it was, when it comes to how we reduce our deficit, I argued for a balanced, responsible approach,” Obama said at a White House press conference.


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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: obama; tax; taxes
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1 posted on 11/17/2012 12:16:23 PM PST by SeekAndFind
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2 posted on 11/17/2012 12:18:57 PM PST by Paladin2
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Yeah, he got a mandate. Let's see, what was the vote with Romney plus the independents? Just about 50/50? And that's a mandate? He keeps calling it that and NONE of the commentators call him on it.
3 posted on 11/17/2012 12:19:05 PM PST by BipolarBob (The first thirty years of my childhood were less than desirable.)
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To: SeekAndFind

And the majority in Congress can tell Hussein: “Bam: We won, deal with it. (”The majority of voters agreed with us.”)

Why don’t these eunuchs just go ghetto on Hussein and his flying monkeys? Every time one of the dems opens his/her mouth just go into intimidation mode. It’s the only thing the dems understand. Don’t they understand that THEY won, too? THEY have a mandate, too.


4 posted on 11/17/2012 12:20:57 PM PST by MayflowerMadam
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To: Paladin2

Whenever a Republican wins by such a slim margin, we always see editorials on how he needs to govern with consideration to the other side. But such editorials never happen when a Dem wins.


5 posted on 11/17/2012 12:21:44 PM PST by aimhigh
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To: SeekAndFind

no you cheated, the majority agreed with mitt


6 posted on 11/17/2012 12:23:40 PM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: BipolarBob

B/S he robbed this election in WI, FL, OH, VA, they concentrated on Dem counties and then cheated because even now these results still do not add up and we only have to see one man fighting this who has balls here and that is Col West.
Votes not counted, stuffed votes in bags hidden in corners, dead people.
Even last weekend I came across two students from OH who were bragging how they voted in OH and yet voted in FL where they go to school


7 posted on 11/17/2012 12:29:43 PM PST by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: SeekAndFind

A corrupted election does not a mandate make.

This jackass will never understand that he can’t lead a People that refuse to follow.


8 posted on 11/17/2012 12:30:02 PM PST by Gator113 (I would have voted for NEWT, now it's Romney & Ryan.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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"Yeah, he got a mandate."

With fewer votes than George Bush won in 2004. Yes, a "mandate". (Oddly, that wasn't what the MSM called it in 2004.)

9 posted on 11/17/2012 12:30:02 PM PST by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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So, if you ran on the platform of, let’s say, cutting our armed forces in half, would we republicans be expected to go along?

No, just because you win an election does not mean the other side has any obligation to abandon their principles. We believe raising taxes on job creators in an economy that may be slipping back into recession is a horrible idea, and will not be a party to it.

Liberals never abandon their core beliefs when they lose elections, do they? No, they double down on their positions.


10 posted on 11/17/2012 12:31:29 PM PST by mtrott
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Ok, so a compromise is where each side gives up a little bit to arrive at a package solution. What is the other side going to give up? What is each side going to receive? In my recollection, it seems when I am asked to compromise, it is implied that I give up everything and get nothing in return. Is that what this “compromise” is about, again?

By the way, the US Constitution, which your side swore to uphold (remember that?), identifies those areas in which there is no need to compromise. Those areas are limitations on gov’t power—areas where gov’t cannot go. I assume you aren’t asking to “compromise” those areas, are you? Are you?


11 posted on 11/17/2012 12:31:58 PM PST by iacovatx (Conservatism is the political center--it is not "right" of center)
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To: aimhigh
Whenever a Republican wins by such a slim margin, we always see editorials on how he needs to govern with consideration to the other side. But such editorials never happen when a Dem wins.

No truer words were ever written. Leftists never compromise. It's always the GOP and especially conservatives who have to sell out their principles in the name of "compromise".

We're back to the same old punk Hussein from 2009 telling us to "sit in the back of the bus because I'm driving." Well all I can say is SCREW THAT!!!! It's time for Boehner and the GOP to grow a spine and start fighting this agenda. Hey you lost anyway, you might as well go down swinging. If what the MSM says is true, we're never going to elect another Republican in this country , because all voters are either Black, Hispanic, Gay , Transgender or Unemployed and all they want is government handouts, so while you're still in office you might as well flip Hussein the bird and make his lame duck term truly lame. </rant>

12 posted on 11/17/2012 12:32:11 PM PST by YankeeReb
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Too bad the press can't remember anything Zero says

"Maybe peace would have broken out with a different kind of White House, one less committed to waging a perpetual campaign -- a White House that would see a 51-48 victory as a call to humility and compromise rather than an irrefutable mandate." --Barack Obama on Bush's marginal defeat of John Kerry in 2004. (Audacity of Hope)

13 posted on 11/17/2012 12:33:53 PM PST by Fzob (In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock. Jefferson)
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To: SeekAndFind

“majority of voters agreed with me.”

No, the vote counters agreed with you!


14 posted on 11/17/2012 12:35:28 PM PST by dalereed
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To: BipolarBob

Yeah, and he has “a mandate” to cheat in swing states too.


15 posted on 11/17/2012 12:37:25 PM PST by Red Steel
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To: iacovatx

What are you ranting about “compromise”????????? I said ubama stole the election.

He holds power illegally, see?


16 posted on 11/17/2012 12:37:56 PM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: SeekAndFind
"The majority of voters agreed with me.”

In urban ghettos...aka the Democrat party stronghold.
17 posted on 11/17/2012 12:39:04 PM PST by Vision (Obama is king of the "Takers." Don't be a "Taker.")
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To: BipolarBob

He’s claiming that people who didn’t vote for him agree with him. And the media will give him a pass on that too.


18 posted on 11/17/2012 12:40:30 PM PST by linn37 (Newt supporter here.)
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I just told a rather large abrasive black woman in a parking lot soliciting money that she needs to ask Obama to give her money for her charity.

And I walked away.

I don’t feel any guilt or any compunction about this. I will no longer give any of my really hard earned cash to those who do not share my values.

Yes, Obama won. Deal with it.


19 posted on 11/17/2012 12:40:49 PM PST by OpusatFR
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MSM

Democrats win: elections have consequences
Republicans win: must reach across the aisle


20 posted on 11/17/2012 12:40:59 PM PST by nascarnation (Baraq's bankruptcy: 2016)
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