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Obama Warns GOP Against Debt Ceiling Fight: "I Will Not Play That Game"
Real Clear Politics ^ | December 5, 2012

Posted on 12/05/2012 12:11:03 PM PST by yoe

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At a Business Roundtable meeting today, President Obama warned Republicans to not use the debt ceiling as leverage in talks over spending cuts or entitlement cuts. Obama told business leaders they "should not accept going through" that "game" which would be a "catastrophe" for the country.

"That is a bad strategy for America, it's a bad strategy for your businesses and it's not a game that I will play," Obama said.

"I will not play that game, because we've got to break that habit before it starts," Obama later added.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Business/Economy; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: debtceiling; obama
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It seems that Barack Hussein Obama is making no bones about forcing America into total Socialism/Communism....the United Nations is ecstatic as are all Socialist, non-capitalistic nations.....who suffer bad electric grids, bad roads, poor plumbing, poor housing, crumbling buildings...like Detroit...America the beautiful will be but a memory while the Obama's live luxuriously here and in Hawaii along with the other wealthy elite Americans...the 1%. The Wealth Tax is on the way.................
1 posted on 12/05/2012 12:11:06 PM PST by yoe
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To: yoe

Lets see how far the GOPe will bend over for this unaccomplished, indolent punk.


2 posted on 12/05/2012 12:13:54 PM PST by skeeter
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To: yoe

3 posted on 12/05/2012 12:14:07 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: yoe

I'm gonna sue 0bama for stealin' my line!

4 posted on 12/05/2012 12:14:07 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: yoe

“I will not play that game”

I imagine not. Golf, yes, that I would imagine.


5 posted on 12/05/2012 12:14:57 PM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: yoe

We have to break the habit of being concerned about saddling ourselves with debt. He thinks increasing the debt of our nation is a game. Thanks, Mr. President.


6 posted on 12/05/2012 12:16:04 PM PST by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: yoe
LOL... I can't resist. And yes, for the record I do think that Obama is a clown.


7 posted on 12/05/2012 12:16:32 PM PST by ILS21R (Everything... IS... a conspiracy)
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To: MrB

You rascal.... you beat me while I was looking for it. I admire your intelligence.


8 posted on 12/05/2012 12:18:10 PM PST by ILS21R (Everything... IS... a conspiracy)
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To: MrB
Lol! As a high school student back when that show was on. “Hommie the Clown” was was the first thing I thought of as well. Come to think of it, Hommie would probably have made a more effective president that our current clown...
9 posted on 12/05/2012 12:18:55 PM PST by apillar
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To: yoe

FUBO. History is not going to be kind to you.


10 posted on 12/05/2012 12:19:29 PM PST by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: ILS21R

Is it really something to admire that I know who “Homey the Clown” is?

I’m sometimes embarrassed that the “new creation” remembers stuff from the old wine skin.


11 posted on 12/05/2012 12:19:57 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: yoe

He and Bubba Klintoon already trotted out their stance last year that the President don’t need no Congress to allow him to pay whatever bills come due to the Federal Government - the Debt Ceiling is meaningless to this asshat and he will quickly show the doubters of his kingship. After all he has told everyone that he won with a MANDATE to tax the rich. All of us high information voters know that taxing the rich will keep the Feds running for EIGHT DAYS - ever hear the Won talk about that?


12 posted on 12/05/2012 12:21:27 PM PST by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: yoe
Perhaps one day, someone in the Congress will take a look at the Constitution and realize that the Administrative branch is supposed to administer the laws passed by the Legislative branch.

As long as the legislative branch actively negotiates with the president, they are abrogating their power and responsibility. Sure, the president can sign the law, or not sign the law; but allowing him to write the law makes them effectively representatives of the political parties, and not the people.

13 posted on 12/05/2012 12:21:37 PM PST by Repealthe17thAmendment (Is this field required?)
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To: yoe
Obama Sock Puppet's handlers warns GOP Against Debt Ceiling Fight: "I He will Not Play That Game"

He's too stupid say this stuff. His handlers are doing his work while he watches TV and plays golf.

14 posted on 12/05/2012 12:21:49 PM PST by laweeks
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To: MrB

>>Is it really something to admire that I know who “Homey the Clown” is?

I’m sometimes embarrassed that the “new creation” remembers stuff from the old wine skin.<<

Ok then... I admire your ability to remember and make the connection.


15 posted on 12/05/2012 12:22:55 PM PST by ILS21R (Everything... IS... a conspiracy)
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To: ILS21R

This made me think though...

what American around during the 90’s WOULDN’T know the line
“Homey don’t play that”...?

“American” and “around during the 90’s”... 0bama? Maybe not.


16 posted on 12/05/2012 12:25:11 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: ILS21R

Worry Not—All things are in God’s hands. We are One scandal away from a Biden Presidency.


17 posted on 12/05/2012 12:26:36 PM PST by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: yoe

And this comment is coming from the same guy who said that George Bush was unpatriotic (or words very close to that) when he wanted to raise the debt ceiling several years ago. Now, in this strange parallel universe of Obama, it’s entirely the right thing to eliminate the ceiling altogether.


18 posted on 12/05/2012 12:27:07 PM PST by USNA74
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To: yoe

Debt is not a game for adults, it is a game for children. Adults have learned to delay gratification for future rewards, children want to steal from the adults to finance immediate gratification.


19 posted on 12/05/2012 12:28:10 PM PST by CSM (Keeper of the Dave Ramsey Ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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To: yoe

At a Business Roundtable meeting today? This is the best Real Clear Politics could report? It’s all incoherent, both the article and “not use the debt ceiling as leverage”.


20 posted on 12/05/2012 12:30:03 PM PST by Son House (Romney Plan: Cap Spending At 20 Percent Of GDP.)
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To: USNA74

Not that the Republicans in the house have the ‘nads to do it but I think an appropriate response would be to agree to increase the debt limit the equivalent of one month’s borrowing. When you run through that come back and we’ll talk about extending it another month, and so on and so on. Only each extension would be reduced by 5%.


21 posted on 12/05/2012 12:32:14 PM PST by technically right
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To: MrB

>>“American” and “around during the 90’s”... 0bama? Maybe not.<<

Maybe not. Even if he was around, communist don’t have any sense of humor. It would have been lost on him.


22 posted on 12/05/2012 12:34:02 PM PST by ILS21R (Everything... IS... a conspiracy)
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To: yoe
FUBO

23 posted on 12/05/2012 12:48:38 PM PST by pgkdan (We are witnessing the modern sack of Rome. The barbarians have taken over.)
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To: skeeter

There are only two solutions left to address the Obama thugocracy. One of them is impeachment.


24 posted on 12/05/2012 12:51:14 PM PST by patriotsblood
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To: yoe

Fine asshat, don’t play. See how zero spending fits the Zero President.


25 posted on 12/05/2012 12:52:54 PM PST by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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To: patriotsblood
Long live Barack Obama.

May he be hale & hearty & personally accountable for what he has done to this country for decades to come.

26 posted on 12/05/2012 12:55:09 PM PST by skeeter
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To: patriotsblood

False choice offered. I wouldn’t take the “other” choice that I’m inferring from your post.

I’d take a secessionist breakup before I’d venture into your other choice.

Of course, impeachment is off the table. 0bama has an impenetrable melanin-based impeachment shield. It’s not happening.


27 posted on 12/05/2012 12:57:41 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: yoe

"I WILL NOT PLAY THAT GAME!

28 posted on 12/05/2012 12:59:38 PM PST by Obadiah (How do you know that the light at the end of the tunnel isn't a muzzle flash?)
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To: yoe

Ya know...if it were a Democrat Congress...with Romney as president...the house Dems would be lining up , with bricks in each hand to brick his “nu*s publically all day long on the MSM!!!


29 posted on 12/05/2012 1:05:56 PM PST by mo (If you understand, no explanation is needed. If you don't understand, no explanation is possible.)
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To: yoe

The communist dictator has spoken. When does the fun start?


30 posted on 12/05/2012 1:06:49 PM PST by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: Obadiah

The Dear Leader has no time for work. That is for the 53%.


31 posted on 12/05/2012 1:07:45 PM PST by Buddy Sorrell ("I'm dead sober, Andy, but I expect I'll get over it." - Otis Campbell)
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To: yoe

BOHICA eGOP!


32 posted on 12/05/2012 1:07:55 PM PST by Uncle Miltie (BOHICA eGOP!)
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To: Obadiah

Yassuh, Massa Obama Suh.

You arrogant Mother lover.

If the Republicans had any balls they would let Obama know for sure what he can do with his plan to destroy America.

They will fold like 50 cent card table.


33 posted on 12/05/2012 1:09:06 PM PST by Venturer
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To: laweeks

You are so right! An intelligent person would not be so easily led, pushed, and prodded, to say the crap he says. He is somebody’s parrot.........wish we knew whose.


34 posted on 12/05/2012 1:24:17 PM PST by jch10 (7th generation Floridian)
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From Zerohedge:

“It really never gets old...

Date: March 16, 2006

Place: Senate Floor

Speech by Sen.Barack Obama:

” The fact that we are here today to debate raising America’s debt limit is a sign of leadership failure. It is a sign that the U.S. Government can’t pay its own bills. It is a sign that we now depend on ongoing financial assistance from foreign countries to finance our Government’s reckless fiscal policies.

Over the past 5 years, our federal debt has increased by $3.5 trillion to $8.6 trillion.That is “trillion” with a “T.” That is money that we have borrowed from the Social Security trust fund, borrowed from China and Japan, borrowed from American taxpayers. And over the next 5 years, between now and 2011, the President’s budget will increase the debt by almost another $3.5 trillion.

Numbers that large are sometimes hard to understand. Some people may wonder why they matter. Here is why: This year, the Federal Government will spend $220 billion on interest. That is more money to pay interest on our national debt than we’ll spend on Medicaid and the State Children’s Health Insurance Program. That is more money to pay interest on our debt this year than we will spend on education, homeland security, transportation, and veterans benefits combined. It is more money in one year than we are likely to spend to rebuild the devastated gulf coast in a way that honors the best of America.

And the cost of our debt is one of the fastest growing expenses in the Federal budget. This rising debt is a hidden domestic enemy, robbing our cities and States of critical investments in infrastructure like bridges, ports, and levees; robbing our families and our children of critical investments in education and health care reform; robbing our seniors of the retirement and health security they have counted on.
Every dollar we pay in interest is a dollar that is not going to investment in America’s priorities.”

Fast forward to today, when the same senator, now president, is openly threatening with using a veto to impose his will on raising the debt ceiling over that of what, at least according to the Congress, is still the majority of Americans.

So much changes in 6 years indeed...”


35 posted on 12/05/2012 1:27:25 PM PST by PMAS (All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing)
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To: jch10
He is somebody’s parrot.........wish we knew whose.


36 posted on 12/05/2012 1:30:27 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: yoe

Liar, Liar pants on fire.

That IS Obama’s game - 11th hour crisis (every year); expand my debt limit or else! It is the game he and Harry Reid have played for three years and running.

Where’s a House Speaker like Newt when you need one?


37 posted on 12/05/2012 1:34:35 PM PST by Wuli
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To: yoe

FUBO. He does nothing BUT play games, and I mean that figuratively AND literally.


38 posted on 12/05/2012 1:34:56 PM PST by Thorliveshere
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To: yoe

In my view, cooperating with this arrogant ass, in anyway whatsoever, is TREASON.

I don’t care if you’re a Democrat, Republican, RINO, Independent or Conservative, if you cooperate with this worthless bastard, you are a TRAITOR to this once great country.

I do have a question: **WHO in the hell gave the damn order to NOT rescue our men in Benghazi?**


39 posted on 12/05/2012 1:35:29 PM PST by Gator113 (**WHO in the hell gave the damn order to NOT rescue our men in Benghazi?**)
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To: Cheerio
All of us high information voters know that taxing the rich will keep the Feds running for EIGHT DAYS - ever hear the Won talk about that?

All of us *real* high information voters know that it isn't *taxing* the rich which will only keep the Federal Leviathan running for eight whole days, it is outright confiscation of everything they have (in short 100% taxation) which will keep the beast alive for a week...

the infowarrior

40 posted on 12/05/2012 1:37:56 PM PST by infowarrior
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To: yoe

Did I miss something? When was Obozo declared dictator?

I think the Republicans ought to just tell him to stuff it and he can negotiate with himself. They are fools to try to work with him.

Better we stop this spending now or we will be surely bankrupt.


41 posted on 12/05/2012 1:39:49 PM PST by RichardW
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To: yoe
Here ya go, Ubanga, you African communist scumbag:

"The fact that we are here today to debate raising America’s debt limit is a sign of leadership failure. It is a Sign that the US Government cannot pay its own bills. It is a sign that we now depend on ongoing financial assistance from foreign countries to finance our Government’s reckless fiscal policies. ...Increasing America’s debt weakens us domestically and internationally. Leadership means that 'the buck stops here'. Instead, Washington is shifting the burden of bad choices today onto the backs of our children and Grandchildren. America has a debt problem and a failure of leadership. Americans deserve better."
- SENATOR BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA (MARCH 2006)

42 posted on 12/05/2012 1:43:15 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: Lancey Howard

4 LONG YEARS TO GO and he’ll probably find a way to stay there 4 more after that, or even longer....


43 posted on 12/05/2012 1:47:02 PM PST by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: yoe
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44 posted on 12/05/2012 1:48:10 PM PST by baddog 219
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To: Gator113

“....I do have a question: **WHO in the hell gave the damn order to NOT rescue our men in Benghazi?**....”

Not to high-jack this thread, but personally, I think odongo was out of commission for whatever the reason and it was Valerie Jarrett that gave the order. Quite obviously, I have nothing to back this up. I also believe she was the one that directed the “film rampage excuse” as well. I don’t believe odongo handles those kinds of “day to day” things. He leaves all of that to Jarrett. In essence, we have an Iranian as POTUS most of the time, IMHO.


45 posted on 12/05/2012 1:55:36 PM PST by lgjhn23 (When the tainted finger of government touches anything, the ROT begins.)
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To: BenLurkin

Arrogant little purple-lipped shmuck....


46 posted on 12/05/2012 1:58:46 PM PST by fivecatsandadog (Reality ruins everything.)
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To: yoe
The devil finally reveals his hand. The Republicans will be idiots if they give it to him. From the very beginning, this whole charade has been about raising the debt ceiling. All the Republicans have to do is to say 'No'. Give Obama everything he wants EXCEPT for raising the debt ceiling. It will be a winning issue with the American people. And on top of that, Obama can do absolutely nothing without more Quantitative Easing the printing of the money. If the Republicans had stuck to their guns 15 months ago, Obama would no longer be in office.
47 posted on 12/05/2012 2:00:56 PM PST by Hoodat ("As for God, His way is perfect" - Psalm 18:30)
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To: yoe

GOP to Obama: “Yes, sir. So sorry, sir.”


48 posted on 12/05/2012 2:01:44 PM PST by Future Snake Eater (CrossFit.com)
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To: yoe

GOD I hate this worthless bastard, and all the stupid sh#ts in this country that put his worthless a#s back in office.


49 posted on 12/05/2012 2:02:56 PM PST by Marathoner (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: MrB

If you had not noticed, that impenetrable melanin-based shield is firmly ensconced in Obama’s administration with more coming....just try and refuse one of them when they are in the wrong like Susan Rice or Pro. Gates....the Black Caucus, athletes, and T.V./movie stars continue to pour $$ at him while the less fortunate melanin-based still live on the welfare plantations which is fine with Obama and other Democrats. These parasites are getting their reparations with more expected/bailouts on the way...........yeah we do need Newt!


50 posted on 12/05/2012 2:05:55 PM PST by yoe
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