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Pelosi: Give Obama Power to Personally Lift Debt Limit to Infinity
CNSNews ^ | November 30, 2012 | Terence P. Jeffrey

Posted on 11/30/2012 1:19:29 PM PST by jazusamo

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(CNSNews.com) - House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said on Friday that Congress should hand over to President Barack Obama personal, unilateral authority to increase the limit on the U.S. government's debt.

At a Friday press conference, a reporter asked Pelosi if she agreed with a proposal made by Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner that Congress give Obama the power to unilaterally increase the debt limit.

"Yes," she said.

When he met with members of Congress on Thursday to discuss a deal to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff that is set to occur at the end of this year, Secretary Geithner suggested that Congress give Obama the personal power as president to lift the legal limit on the federal government's debt.


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KEYWORDS: debtlimit; obama; pelosi
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To these two Marxists Pelosi and Geithner, not just NO but HELL NO!
1 posted on 11/30/2012 1:19:42 PM PST by jazusamo
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To: jazusamo

FUNP!


2 posted on 11/30/2012 1:21:29 PM PST by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: jazusamo

Heck, why not give him personal authority to suspend the Constitution too, while we’re at it.


4 posted on 11/30/2012 1:22:33 PM PST by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: jazusamo
Why don't they simply do it the traditional way and set fire to the Reichstag?


5 posted on 11/30/2012 1:23:44 PM PST by Hoodat ("As for God, His way is perfect" - Psalm 18:30)
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To: jazusamo

Pretty soon they won’t be asking. They will just assume the power.


6 posted on 11/30/2012 1:23:44 PM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: jazusamo

Nothing these animals do or say surprises me, anymore.


7 posted on 11/30/2012 1:23:44 PM PST by Psycho_Bunny (Thought Puzzle: Describe Islam without using the phrase "mental disorder" more than four times.)
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To: Steely Tom

I hear you, he’s already done it a few times.


8 posted on 11/30/2012 1:23:55 PM PST by jazusamo ("Intellect is not wisdom" -- Thomas Sowell)
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To: jazusamo

Sit down Nancy. You’re head’s going to cave in any second.


9 posted on 11/30/2012 1:23:57 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Hurricane Sandy..., a week later and over 60 million Americans still didn't have power.)
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To: jazusamo
Let me guess - if the GOP ever regains the WH Ms Piglosi and her RAT party would want to revoke such a law.

Bush Unpatriotic
10 posted on 11/30/2012 1:24:31 PM PST by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: US Navy Vet

People get the government they deserve - Alexis de Toqueville


11 posted on 11/30/2012 1:24:58 PM PST by Resolute Conservative
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12 posted on 11/30/2012 1:26:13 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: jazusamo
Give Obama Personal Authority to Lift Limit on National Debt

In addition to lowering the sea level and the Earth's fever?

13 posted on 11/30/2012 1:29:57 PM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: jazusamo

I seem to recall a story about a far away place (I think they called it Germany or something like that) a loooooong time ago, when some “representatives of the people” gave a funny looking, charismatic narcissist the keys to the treasury (and everything else). I don’t remember the story ending very well....

It’s just a story. It would never happen here.


14 posted on 11/30/2012 1:30:02 PM PST by Stormdog (A rifle transforms one from subject to Citizen)
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To: Steely Tom

Tune in next week. The government is infested by traitors. Nothing they do would surprise me..


15 posted on 11/30/2012 1:30:06 PM PST by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: jazusamo

That would be just as irresponsible as giving Nancy Pelosi a Credit Card with no limit.

Knowing that bimbo she would burn through that and then some and she would still not be satisfied.


16 posted on 11/30/2012 1:30:46 PM PST by puppypusher (The World is going to the dogs.)
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To: jazusamo

It is so ultimately pathetic that this Pelosi freak is still able to run her mouth.

This alone says everything about the democratic party.


17 posted on 11/30/2012 1:30:57 PM PST by Berlin_Freeper
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To: jazusamo

LOL....oh, you mean that stupid bitch is SERIOUS??


18 posted on 11/30/2012 1:31:22 PM PST by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: Hoodat

First Der ‘bamafuhrer has to get the lamestream networks coordinated for the event..


19 posted on 11/30/2012 1:31:44 PM PST by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: Hoodat

First Der ‘bamafuhrer has to get the lamestream networks coordinated for the event..


20 posted on 11/30/2012 1:31:44 PM PST by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: Hoodat

First Der ‘bamafuhrer has to get the lamestream networks coordinated for the event..


21 posted on 11/30/2012 1:31:56 PM PST by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: jazusamo

In other words, there will be no limit at all.

Wish I could live that way - spending anything I want whenever I feel like it....


22 posted on 11/30/2012 1:32:03 PM PST by Tzimisce (What do you do when every every branch of the government is corrupt and aligned against you?)
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To: US Navy Vet

Saw a program on one of the history/Smithsonian channels yesterday. They were trying to identify a three thousand five hundred year old female Pharaoh from among four mummies. As they showed the mummies, I couldn’t help but think of Nancy, because some of them looked in better shape, and seemed much more composed.

The one thing Nancy has going for her, is that she has to be very popular with our enemies, who must roll on the floor constantly realizing she is a power figure in the midst of the ruling elite in their biggest enemy’s halls of governance.

Isn’t that something every child should aspire to? Evidently, for the Left in the U. S., it is.


23 posted on 11/30/2012 1:32:07 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Hurricane Sandy..., a week later and over 60 million Americans still didn't have power.)
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To: jazusamo

The light bulb went out in Nan’s brain a long time ago. I don’t remember her ever advocating for this authority for President Bush?


24 posted on 11/30/2012 1:32:48 PM PST by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: jazusamo

The first thing I thought of when I read the title was that video of the soldier handing an AK47 to a chimp.


25 posted on 11/30/2012 1:32:48 PM PST by CrazyIvan (Obama's birth certificate was found stapled to Soros's receipt.)
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To: jazusamo

the Obama budget plan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J6TcpfBHlbs


26 posted on 11/30/2012 1:32:59 PM PST by Tzimisce (What do you do when every every branch of the government is corrupt and aligned against you?)
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To: Uncle Chip
Pretty soon they won’t be asking. They will just assume the power.

He has already with all the EOs he's been signing every Friday afternoon.

27 posted on 11/30/2012 1:35:15 PM PST by bgill (We've passed the point of no return. Welcome to Al Amerika.)
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To: jazusamo

I wish some enterprising reporter would have asked her if she was in favor of doing this for George Bush.


28 posted on 11/30/2012 1:35:32 PM PST by Lurkina.n.Learnin (Superciliousness is the essence of Obama)
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heh... meh meh meh... heh...


29 posted on 11/30/2012 1:35:46 PM PST by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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To: Tzimisce

Seriously, was there ever in recent history an ACTUAL debt limit?

Seeing as how it got raised every time it was hit, I’d say the “limit” was vaporous.


30 posted on 11/30/2012 1:35:56 PM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: jazusamo; US Navy Vet
Queen Nancy’s loyal peasants

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31 posted on 11/30/2012 1:36:09 PM PST by twistedwrench
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To: jazusamo

I grant Pelosi personal authority to commit suicide!! I’d like to see her step in front of a 200mph train; take a dive off the Empire State; or jump into a car crusher. Willing to buy tickets and bring popcorn!


32 posted on 11/30/2012 1:37:50 PM PST by Doc Savage ("I've shot people I like a lot more,...for a lot less!" Raylan Givins)
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33 posted on 11/30/2012 1:39:24 PM PST by jazusamo ("Intellect is not wisdom" -- Thomas Sowell)
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To: jazusamo

Thanks for your input, San Fran Nan, but I prefer our constitutional republic form of government. Perhaps she should move to Cuba if dictatorial rule is her preference.


34 posted on 11/30/2012 1:39:50 PM PST by CountryClassSF
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To: bgill

They will have to do away with the Second Amendment first.


35 posted on 11/30/2012 1:39:59 PM PST by Lets Roll NOW (A baby isn't a punishment, Obama is)
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To: jazusamo

Give Pelosi a one-way ticket to hell.

I hate and despise ALL Democrats and disrespect most Republicrats!


36 posted on 11/30/2012 1:42:59 PM PST by IbJensen (Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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To: jazusamo

The entire debate revolves around the fact that future Congresses are not bound by any spending mandates done by prior congresses.Only taxes transcend new congresses.

No agreement to bind a future Congress to cutting is enforceable. But any tax increase continues until a future congress passes a bill through both houses, and the President signs. Similarly, debt incurred today will need to be paid in the future.
A Constitutional Amendment IS binding (more binding than one Congress “promising” to cut future spending,as if that’ll ever happen) They should try again to pass the “Cut Cap Balance Act” .

Tim “Lightyear” Geithner already said their limit is “To infinity...and beyond!”


37 posted on 11/30/2012 1:44:27 PM PST by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

>democratic party.

There is no such party in the USA. There is the democrat party however.


38 posted on 11/30/2012 1:45:56 PM PST by soycd
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To: jazusamo

This would be the same thing as abolishing the debt limit


39 posted on 11/30/2012 1:49:09 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: puppypusher
Knowing that bimbo she would burn through that and then some and she would still not be satisfied.

And thats just for liquor.
40 posted on 11/30/2012 1:51:52 PM PST by crosshairs (Hurricane Barry is 1000 times more destructive than Hurricane Sandy.)
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To: GeronL
This would be the same thing as abolishing the debt limit

Amen...And that's exactly what Obama and the RATS want. It slays me that people like this are elected to represent us.

41 posted on 11/30/2012 1:54:29 PM PST by jazusamo ("Intellect is not wisdom" -- Thomas Sowell)
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To: soycd
>There is no such party in the USA. There is the democrat party however.

Try to keep informed.

Democratic Party (United States)

42 posted on 11/30/2012 1:57:16 PM PST by Berlin_Freeper
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To: jazusamo

So good old Nazi Pelosi must not remember what Bronco said in 2007 about Bush raising the debt limit...lthat it was a failure in leadership. So does she want Bronco’s presidency to fail? And if so, shouldn’t she be pilloried for that “racist” remark like Boehner was?


43 posted on 11/30/2012 1:58:04 PM PST by Prince of Space (Be Breitbart, baby!)
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To: jazusamo

and the GOP response should be KMA.


44 posted on 11/30/2012 1:59:26 PM PST by Qwackertoo (Going into Politic Free Zone Momma Grizzly hibernation for a while after this week, maybe forever.)
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To: jazusamo
Pelosi: Give Obama Personal Authority to Lift Limit on National Debt

M Kehoe: Give Jonna personal authority to Lift Limit on our Capital One Credit Card.

I wonder how Capital One feels about this?

We are doomed.

[Jonna=First lady=my wife]

5.56mm

45 posted on 11/30/2012 2:02:47 PM PST by M Kehoe
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To: jazusamo

Makes sense to me. Goldman-Sachs is already the fourth branch of government.


46 posted on 11/30/2012 2:02:57 PM PST by GSWarrior
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To: jazusamo

I wouldn’t have supported giving this kind of power to Ronald Reagan.


47 posted on 11/30/2012 2:06:49 PM PST by pgkdan (We are witnessing the modern sack of Rome. The barbarians have taken over.)
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To: jazusamo

No. Spending is a constitutional power of the Congress as initiated by the House.

There is an obvious reason the Founders didn’t give power of the purse to the president.....they didn’t want a monarch.

Pelosi is an idiot. (But we already knew that.)


48 posted on 11/30/2012 2:10:23 PM PST by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! True supporters of our troops pray for their victory!)
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To: jazusamo

More proof that all democrats are for a socialist dictatorship. Democrats want to enslave all Americans taking away all our property and our freedom and putting it all under the control of Obama the piece of crap.

The democrat party is the main threat to our freedom and property and has been for the last 100 years.

Democrats control the media and the media has ruled the country for 100 years, Democrat controlled congress for 40 years before Republicans finally gained a simple majority in 1992 . But in those 40 years Democrat Congresses created most entitlements and government programs


49 posted on 11/30/2012 2:12:21 PM PST by Democrat_media (limit government to 5000 words of laws. how to limit gov Quantify limited government ...)
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To: Steely Tom

> Heck, why not give him personal authority to suspend the Constitution too, while we’re at it.

They’re working on it. Now that Jamie Foxx has declared him to be god he may go all out. Hopefully God will step in, slap him in the face, and remind him that he’s only human


50 posted on 11/30/2012 2:14:02 PM PST by jsanders2001
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