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Obama: 'The Problem Is ... Iím Not the Emperor of the United States'
Weekly Standard ^ | February 15, 2013 | Daniel Halper

Posted on 02/15/2013 11:25:12 AM PST by Sub-Driver

Obama: 'The Problem Is ... I’m Not the Emperor of the United States' Daniel Halper February 15, 2013 1:42 PM

In a Google hangout last evening, President Barack Obama explained that his problem is that he's "not the emperor of the United States":

"This is something I’ve struggled with throughout my presidency," said Obama. "The problem is that I’m the president of the United States, I’m not the emperor of the United States. My job is to execute laws that are passed."


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bhofascism; dearleader; democrats; dumbo; emperor; jugears; obama; tyranny
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Narcissist in chief.....
1 posted on 02/15/2013 11:25:15 AM PST by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

FUBO, wannabe dictator!!


2 posted on 02/15/2013 11:26:28 AM PST by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: Sub-Driver

No the problem is he acts like he is the emperor


3 posted on 02/15/2013 11:28:12 AM PST by plain talk
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To: Sub-Driver

Jokes aside, I think the majority of Americans would allow him to be king, ruler, dictator. I’d like to see a survey.


4 posted on 02/15/2013 11:29:33 AM PST by ryan71
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To: Sub-Driver

The fact that he views it as a problem is a huge and dangerous problem.


5 posted on 02/15/2013 11:30:10 AM PST by Will88
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To: Sub-Driver

“’The Problem Is ... I’m Not the Emperor of the United States’”

The problem is that you strung those words together and didnt feel like a dick.


6 posted on 02/15/2013 11:31:11 AM PST by VanDeKoik
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To: Sub-Driver
'The Problem Is ... I’m Not the Emperor of the United States'

The problem is that he's trying to be.
Impeach oboma for his abuse of power.

7 posted on 02/15/2013 11:33:22 AM PST by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: ryan71

“Jokes aside, I think the majority of Americans would allow him to be king, ruler, dictator. I’d like to see a survey.”

The Obama media would be for that 100%. Since the Obama media tells the stupid American public what they should think, I’d say it’s a safe bet Americans would make Obama king if they could.


8 posted on 02/15/2013 11:34:29 AM PST by brownsfan (Behold, the power of government cheese.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Projection.


9 posted on 02/15/2013 11:35:13 AM PST by wac3rd (Somewhere in Hell, Ted Kennedy snickers....)
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To: Sub-Driver
The problem is that I’m the president of the United States

I agree with that part of his statement.

10 posted on 02/15/2013 11:35:56 AM PST by GreenHornet
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To: VanDeKoik

Well to be fair, Bush did the same thing. “If this were a dictatorship it would be a heck of a lot easier... as long as I’m the dictator.”


11 posted on 02/15/2013 11:39:54 AM PST by rudabaga
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To: Sub-Driver

Problem is, he acts like a king.


12 posted on 02/15/2013 11:39:54 AM PST by I want the USA back
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To: Sub-Driver
"The problem is that I’m the president of the United States,

Finally! Something I can agree with odumbo about.

13 posted on 02/15/2013 11:40:11 AM PST by pgkdan ( "Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not." Thomas Jefferso)
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

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Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

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14 posted on 02/15/2013 11:40:29 AM PST by Nachum (The Obama "List" at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, Ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

http://www.nachumlist.com/


15 posted on 02/15/2013 11:41:25 AM PST by Nachum (The Obama "List" at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: ryan71

Survey says ...... I can’t say it here.


16 posted on 02/15/2013 11:43:11 AM PST by DownInFlames
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To: Sub-Driver

Head fake. He will say that as he violates laws so that people think he is not doing so.


17 posted on 02/15/2013 11:47:50 AM PST by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Damn, coulda fooled me.


18 posted on 02/15/2013 11:48:06 AM PST by Americanexpat
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To: Sub-Driver

Damn, coulda fooled me.


19 posted on 02/15/2013 11:48:14 AM PST by Americanexpat
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To: Sub-Driver
My job is to execute laws that are passed...

He sure is doing that big time. He is utterly destroying the rule of law by killing the Constitution and its Bill of Rights by murderous execution.

20 posted on 02/15/2013 11:54:58 AM PST by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: C210N

” My job is to execute laws that are passed...”

Just the ones he likes. Pick and choose.


21 posted on 02/15/2013 12:03:28 PM PST by Lurkina.n.Learnin (Superciliousness is the essence of Obama)
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To: ryan71
I think the majority of Americans would allow him to be king, ruler, dictator. I’d like to see a survey.

I'd rather not. Also, the recent election was as close to a survey as you need. He's mesmerized or bought off a majority (or, allowing for vote fraud, close to a majority).

Those that voted for him will go along with almost anything he does. I also think the Dem party unanimity (and the press unanimity) is unprecedented.

22 posted on 02/15/2013 12:06:46 PM PST by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Sub-Driver

No, Bo is a psychotic punk with a sneering contempt for productive Americans and Patriots. He is our enemy, not our president.


23 posted on 02/15/2013 12:12:54 PM PST by Neoliberalnot (Marxism works well only with the uneducated and the unarmed.)
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To: Sub-Driver

I say Hallelujah brother! He is NOT the emperor!!! Let the bells ring across the land! Pass the peas! and the ammunition! HOWEVER, now wait a cotton-pickin’ minute! - he preceded the statement with: THE PROBLEM IS (i am not the emperor). Uh-huh. President isn’t good enuff, eh? I KNEW it! He WANTS to be EMPEROR. He DREAMS of Emperor-hood. He BREATHES Emperor. Flaky narcissist.


24 posted on 02/15/2013 12:16:13 PM PST by fivecatsandadog (Let's not be so open-minded that our brains fall out.)
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To: ryan71
I think the majority of Americans would allow him to be king, ruler, dictator.

If that were to actually happen...there would be no Constitutional, moral or legal reason to allow it to stand. He would be painting a target on his back. There would be very few places he could hide. I wonder why FR has decided to allow random words from our posts to become advertising hyperlinks. Anyone else seeing this? Or do I have a virus?

25 posted on 02/15/2013 12:16:45 PM PST by Bloody Sam Roberts (Here once the embattled farmers stood... And fired the shot heard round the world.)
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To: Jim Robinson; Sub-Driver
Note to self: JR does not have a problem posting this acronym,

FUBO

26 posted on 02/15/2013 12:17:04 PM PST by GregNH (If you are unable to fight, please find a good place to hide.)
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To: Sub-Driver; John Semmens

how do you satire this?


27 posted on 02/15/2013 12:17:59 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Sub-Driver
Not yet.


28 posted on 02/15/2013 12:20:55 PM PST by McGruff (You are either with us or you are with the RINOs.)
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To: GeronL; John Semmens; Sub-Driver

Satire?

Please don’t ....... I don’t think my blood pressure could handle it :0


29 posted on 02/15/2013 12:29:44 PM PST by WildHighlander57 ((WildHighlander57 returning after lurking since 2000))
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To: Sub-Driver
I was on weather.com for an out of town forecast and the Google Hang out ad - with 0's mug - popped up. Yuck! (I know...weather.com is lib ran.) I thought, Low info voter Hang Out is more like it.

I am not surprised he's feeding this dictator propaganda pablum to his followers. It's what they want to hear.

30 posted on 02/15/2013 12:32:27 PM PST by Jane Long
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To: Sub-Driver

“The Problem Is ... I’m Not the Emperor of the United States”

and to that I say Thank you God!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


31 posted on 02/15/2013 12:33:21 PM PST by blueyon (The U. S. Constitution - read it and weep)
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To: rudabaga
Well to be fair, Bush did the same thing. “If this were a dictatorship it would be a heck of a lot easier... as long as I’m the dictator.”

That's not the same thing at all.

Bush observed, quite accurately, that being a dictator would make his job a lot easier. He didn't say that it was a problem that he wasn't.

Obama, on the other hand, sees it as a problem that he's only the president and not the emperor.

32 posted on 02/15/2013 12:33:57 PM PST by Bob
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To: Sub-Driver
From that same

Obama says Hagel won two Purple Stars

33 posted on 02/15/2013 12:35:22 PM PST by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever.)
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To: Sub-Driver

wow. Actually Mr. President it isn’t a problem, it’s the very reason we have division of powers - for people that wish there weren’t.

This is quite telling, it’s something he “struggles with”, why? He obviously thinks he should have more power. Not that this would be a surprise to those on FR, he understands the constitution, he just doesn’t agree with it - has openly said it’s too “constraining”. Yes it is, for good reason. What does it say about a president that thinks he knows better, with such arrogance I’d have a hard time believing that he *doesn’t* behave as an emperor, we just don’t see most of it because it’s all done behind closed doors.

Can you imagine what this guy would do if we didn’t have the constitution? Even though he does everything possible to get around it, the document is still able to be his enemy.


34 posted on 02/15/2013 12:37:36 PM PST by fuzzylogic (welfare state = sharing consequences of poor moral choices among everybody)
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To: WildHighlander57

we don’t need it this time, I guess


35 posted on 02/15/2013 12:39:00 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Sub-Driver
My job is to execute laws that are passed."

Better get busy and start deporting some of the millions of illegal aliens roaming our streets.


36 posted on 02/15/2013 12:43:06 PM PST by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: Sub-Driver

The Emperor has no clothes!!

Obutthole shows his true inner self (he wants to be a king/emperor because he essentially acts like one with his defiance of the Constitution and abuse of executive orders).

President Narcissus is a fascist socialist demagogue.

51% of the voters in the US are too dumb to see it.


37 posted on 02/15/2013 1:00:54 PM PST by AlanGreenSpam (Obama: The First 'American IDOL' President - sponsored by Chicago NeoCom Thugs)
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To: Sub-Driver

In order to secure the security and continuing stability.

The Republic will be reorganized into the UNITED SOCIALIST REPUBLIC'S OF AMERICA!!!!

For a safe, secure and equal society.


38 posted on 02/15/2013 1:02:23 PM PST by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: Sub-Driver

That’s not a bug, that’s a feature.


39 posted on 02/15/2013 1:03:01 PM PST by Our man in washington
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To: Sub-Driver

Once when the Roman legions were crossing the Alps, they came across a small mountain village. It was very primitive: the houses were made of mud and wattle; the inhabitants were poor; and to one accustomed to the civilization of Rome it must have seemed very wretched.

The Roman army halted for a while and one of the officers approached the commander, Julius Caesar. "Caesar," he said, "see what a miserable village that is. And yet there is without doubt some man who is proud to be its chief."

Caesar replied: "I would rather be the chief pf these mountain people than the second man in Rome." This remark gives us an insight into Caesar's character.

Now I understand why Liberals do what they do. Even when the know the end result will be bad.


40 posted on 02/15/2013 1:09:28 PM PST by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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Are we reading it right? Yes, in his mind that is The Problem! A Communist dictator wanna-be, whose parents’ and grandparents’ heroes were various Stalins, Ho Chi Minhs and other mass murderers, sees the Constitutional restraints on himself (which he disregards every chance he gets anyway!) as The Problem! After all, He, and only He (OK maybe he, Valerie and Dr Emanuel), has such great ideas to make everyone on this planet happy.


41 posted on 02/15/2013 1:09:46 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Sub-Driver; All

I’m always dissapointed that so-called conservative news / commentary sources like Weekly Standard, Townhall and Fx News never mention the federal government’s constitutionally limited powers in conjunction with power-grabbing Congress and Obama.

In fact, military and international trade issues aside, practically the only domestic government service that the federal government has the constitutonal authority to regulate, tax and spend for is postal services.


42 posted on 02/15/2013 1:14:08 PM PST by Amendment10
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To: KC_Lion
"Better to reign in Hell, than serve in Heaven."

~ Lucifer, Paradise Lost

43 posted on 02/15/2013 1:52:49 PM PST by Old Sarge (We are officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet...)
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To: Sub-Driver
"My job is to execute laws that are passed."

Except Immigration Laws.

44 posted on 02/15/2013 1:55:59 PM PST by Uncle Miltie (Due Process 2013: "Burn the M*****-F***er Down!")
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To: Sub-Driver

Then how is it that you are not wearing clothes?


45 posted on 02/15/2013 2:05:03 PM PST by lbryce (BHO:"Now, I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds by way Oppenheiner at Trinity NM)
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To: Sub-Driver

Then how is it that you are not wearing clothes?


46 posted on 02/15/2013 2:05:24 PM PST by lbryce (BHO:"Now, I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds by way Oppenheiner at Trinity NM)
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To: Jim Robinson

He’ll never be Emperor of the U.S. as long as I’m breathing.

!@#$^%$

[Self-moderated comment to avoid wrath of AdminMod.]


47 posted on 02/15/2013 2:26:20 PM PST by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind.)
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To: Sub-Driver
I’m Not the Emperor of the United States'

Well damn. First thing he's got right since being elected in 2008.

I'm glad you know this Baraq, because on Jan. 20, 2017 @ 1200hrs, you will leave the presidency, either vertically or horizontally, your choice.

5.56mm

48 posted on 02/15/2013 2:37:41 PM PST by M Kehoe
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My job is to execute laws that are passed."

And he does a fine job putting to death every law he disagrees with.

49 posted on 02/15/2013 2:40:22 PM PST by Raycpa
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To: Sub-Driver
'The Problem Is ... I’m Not the Emperor of the United States'

And he appears well on his way to the solution.


50 posted on 02/15/2013 3:07:11 PM PST by fattigermaster (When tigers hunt, the jackals profit...when tigers sleep, the jackals rule.)
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