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Shutdown stalemate continues; White House meeting unproductive
CBS News ^ | 10/02/13 | Stephanie Condon, Rebecca Kaplan

Posted on 10/02/2013 4:48:06 PM PDT by oxcart

President Obama's 70-minute White House meeting late Wednesday afternoon with congressional leaders, an effort to break the stalemate over the partial government shutdown, did nothing to help end the impasse.

"We had a nice conversation, light conversation," House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, said following the meeting, but noted the president repeated that he will not negotiate on dialing back Obamacare.

He added that he hopes that Mr. Obama and Democrats will have a serious discussion about resolving their differences with House Republicans.

"All we're asking for is a discussion and fairness for the American people under Obamacare," he said.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said after the meeting, "We had some candid discussion."

But, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., added, "We are where we are. We're through playing these games" on Obamacare, he added. Earlier Wednesday, Mr. Obama said that Wall Street should be worried about more serious consequences now that the government is closed for business and the debt limit deadline is just around the corner.

(Excerpt) Read more at cbsnews.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 113th; bho44; budget; shutdown; stalemate; whshutdownmeeting
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1 posted on 10/02/2013 4:48:06 PM PDT by oxcart
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To: oxcart

The last shutdown never got this much coverage.


2 posted on 10/02/2013 4:49:14 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: oxcart

they keep talking about how Republicans are gonna “tank the entire economy” due to the shutdown butI think it’s because they know something terrible is coming to the economy because of Obamacare and want to get people thinking that whatever happens to the economy will be due to the shutdown and Republicans.


3 posted on 10/02/2013 4:51:03 PM PDT by uncitizen (Obamacare IS TAXATION WITHOUT REPRESENTATION)
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To: oxcart

Looks like the kenyan is trying to drag this out and roll the debt ceiling into any deal.


4 posted on 10/02/2013 4:51:03 PM PDT by lodi90
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To: Olog-hai
Senator Harry Reid ✔ @SenatorReid Republicans are in such desperate straits that they have literally resorted to accusing me of not caring about kids with cancer. Shameful.
5 posted on 10/02/2013 4:51:11 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: oxcart

I say..Keep it shut down...
EPA essential workers=3%.
Nuff said.


6 posted on 10/02/2013 4:51:29 PM PDT by Recovering Ex-hippie
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To: oxcart

Dingy Harry is looking worse and worse every day. He’s starting to take on the persona of the wicked witch of the west.


7 posted on 10/02/2013 4:51:58 PM PDT by McGavin999
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8 posted on 10/02/2013 4:52:22 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: oxcart
I am shocked! Just shocked, I tell you! Meanwhile, over at CNN this is ALL the Pubs fault. Pelosi, Reid and Obama are level headed politicians....
9 posted on 10/02/2013 4:52:55 PM PDT by Anti-Hillary (Soon everything in America will be "free", except it's people.)
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To: RummyChick

Sorry Harry, you said what you said you miserable pig.


10 posted on 10/02/2013 4:53:45 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools)
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To: oxcart

I said it on another thread - I really hope Ted Cruz is handling things when it comes to the debt ceiling.

If you think the press is silly about the shutdown, wait until the debt limit is reached - they’ll be apoplectic.


11 posted on 10/02/2013 4:55:28 PM PDT by Principled
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To: oxcart

State and local governments working just fine as our federation was intended.


12 posted on 10/02/2013 4:55:31 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: uncitizen
I think it’s because they know something terrible is coming to the economy because of Obamacare and want to get people thinking that whatever happens to the economy will be due to the shutdown and Republicans.

I think they're just pulling random predictions out of their asses in order to make it sound really, really bad.

13 posted on 10/02/2013 4:55:57 PM PDT by Future Snake Eater (CrossFit.com)
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To: oxcart
If the repubs cave, we might as well do away with congress altogether.

obumblers position is simple. He will not discuss anything with anyone in congress, except of course his gofors.

And as for the budget, give him the money or he will pick up his marbles and go home.

If that is what congress allows, we really don't need congress.

This is not about the budget, obumbler care or the shutdown. It is about whether we are going to have a government that operates by the Constitution or whether we have a Marxist tyrant governing our country.

14 posted on 10/02/2013 4:56:11 PM PDT by old curmudgeon
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To: gov_bean_ counter
Sorry Harry, you said what you said you miserable pig.

He sure did.

I'm fine with the shutdown continuing.
15 posted on 10/02/2013 4:56:15 PM PDT by novemberslady
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To: oxcart

Fox reported that 93% of the EPA were non-essential and have been sent home. I call that a good day....


16 posted on 10/02/2013 4:57:14 PM PDT by kjam22 (my newest music video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7gNI9bWO3s)
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To: McGavin999

here is the latest version of PR control on that comment

brings up Pomegranate seeds!...lolol

https://soundcloud.com/peter-ogburn/sen-harry-reid-responds-to


17 posted on 10/02/2013 4:57:14 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick

Never mind the false dilemma he presented of choosing between the one kid and 1,100 people at Nellis AFB that he really cares nothing about anyhow.


18 posted on 10/02/2013 4:57:43 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: oxcart

This Obama farce is a protracted conflict, neither Obama or Harry Reid ever gave a thought to. Pelosi, moron, braindead that she is, has no clue where she is...and Mitch McConnell is as braindead as a human being can become!!!

With each passing day Obama/Reid/Democrats get more terrified, lose more ground with Jane/john Q Public and look like the idiots they are!!! Now....both Obama and his moron sidekick, James (the Lie) Clapper are trying to scare the American Public with dire warnings about the debt ceiling and terrorist attacks. IMHO...I think it is time to truly consider removing Obama from office by Impeaching him!!!

Pubbies...hang tough!!! Obama, etc. are losing the game...bit by bit!!! Sign & endorse the Lee/Cruz petition to defund Obamacare NOW....TODAY!!!

Now stands at 2,026,000 signatures and still climbing!!! Sign it now!!!!

WWW.DONTFUNDOBAMACARE.COM


19 posted on 10/02/2013 4:57:59 PM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX ( My only objective is to defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!)
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To: RummyChick
Senator Harry Reid ✔ @SenatorReid Republicans are in such desperate straits that they have literally resorted to accusing me of not caring about kids with cancer. Shameful.

Actions are louder than words, Senator Harry Reid!

Senator Harry Reid took action to reject funding for NIH. Harry Reid refused to allow funding for NIH. But, of course, Harry Reid cares about children with cancer, but he cannot bring himself to fund the organization! Those are the facts.

20 posted on 10/02/2013 4:58:25 PM PDT by olezip (Time obliterates the fictions of opinion and confirms the decisions of nature. ~ Cicero)
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To: RummyChick

“they have literally resorted to accusing me of not caring about kids with cancer.”

Says the King of the hyperbolic rant....


21 posted on 10/02/2013 4:58:27 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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To: old curmudgeon

The point of the exercise is to eliminate the House of Representatives

I think that fact has finally taken hold in the House Leadership.

They must fight or die


22 posted on 10/02/2013 4:58:39 PM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Travon... Felony assault and battery hate crime)
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To: oxcart

After Dingy Harry refused to pass evena clean bill fully funding the NIH so that kids with cancer could receive treatment, I knew that the Rats were only going to demand that they get their way and give up nothing.


23 posted on 10/02/2013 4:58:41 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (From time to time the tree of liberty must be watered with the blood of tyrants and patriots.)
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Play dates should at least be fun.


24 posted on 10/02/2013 4:58:56 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Anti-Hillary

And it was CNN’s Dana Bash who asked the question! And Reid then scolded her for asking it............if the Media would EVER tell the truth about the Dems, the Dems would never get near another elective office!


25 posted on 10/02/2013 4:59:16 PM PDT by originalbuckeye (Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy)
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To: oxcart

They are scared to death of not getting their Debt Limit increase.


26 posted on 10/02/2013 5:00:02 PM PDT by ez (Muslims do not play well with others.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants
Senator Ted Cruz ✔ @SenTedCruz RT @BarackObama: Retweet if you want this #shutdown to end.

----for those that dont understand Twitter. Cruz retweeted Obama's comment
27 posted on 10/02/2013 5:00:09 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: oxcart

I was reading the article about the Obama administration hiring fake SEIU protesters to protest against the government shut down at the DC memorials.

http://pjmedia.com/tatler/2013/10/02/exclusive-video-mcdonalds-employee-admits-being-paid-15-to-protest-ww2-veterans/

As I read it, I was thinking, How low can he go, how low can Obama go and was wondering if someone could create a picture of Obama going under a limbo pole that we could use every time Obama pulls one of these stunts?


28 posted on 10/02/2013 5:00:24 PM PDT by Eva
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Senator Harry Reid ✔ @SenatorReid Republicans are in such desperate straits that they have literally resorted to accusing me of not caring about kids with cancer. Shameful

HE'S THE ONE WHO SAID IT!!!!!!!!!!!!! No one is trying misconstrue his words! Oh man, this just keeps getting better and better!

29 posted on 10/02/2013 5:01:03 PM PDT by ducttape45
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To: RummyChick

Well, the dumbarse Reid said it point blank that he didn’t care about a kid with cancer. He had bigger things to worry about.


30 posted on 10/02/2013 5:02:27 PM PDT by dforest
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To: old curmudgeon

I think Boehner gets it. He said “Sooner or later you have to let the system the Founders gave us work.”


31 posted on 10/02/2013 5:02:39 PM PDT by ez (Muslims do not play well with others.)
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To: ducttape45

Really. A lot like that red line Obama didn’t draw...


32 posted on 10/02/2013 5:02:51 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools)
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To: oxcart

Another day, another day with the public not noticing much difference with the government closed...

...and another day where the attention whores were all wrong about the GOP quickly caving.

KEEP IT SHUT DOWN!


33 posted on 10/02/2013 5:03:17 PM PDT by Southack (Media Bias means that Castro won't be punished for Cuban war crimes against Black Angolans in Africa)
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To: Olog-hai

How can we trust Boener after what he pulled on exempting Congress from Ocare - the emails???? In secret!


34 posted on 10/02/2013 5:05:18 PM PDT by w4women ("I believe the very heart and soul of conservatism is libertarianism" - Reagan)
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To: oxcart

Surprise, surprise. Shut it down till 2014. The Clown picked a fight with Exceptional Americans. The lame duck is fois gras.


35 posted on 10/02/2013 5:08:50 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: McGavin999

Just another tired, aging lesbian.


36 posted on 10/02/2013 5:10:37 PM PDT by ErnBatavia (The 0baMao Experiment: Abject Failure)
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To: kjam22
“Fox reported that 93% of the EPA were non-essential and have been sent home.”

Yup, that's a good example of government waste. 93% of the EPA are UNNECESSARY!

37 posted on 10/02/2013 5:12:39 PM PDT by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: bert
The point of the exercise is to eliminate the House of Representatives

Very good point.

38 posted on 10/02/2013 5:19:10 PM PDT by livius
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To: oxcart

Resident Obama’s 70-minute White House meeting late Wednesday afternoon with congressional leaders, an effort to break the stalemate over the partial government shutdown, did nothing to help end the impasse.

What!!! the halo?


39 posted on 10/02/2013 5:19:36 PM PDT by Recompennation (Constitutional protection for all not just selectively for Democrats.)
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To: livius; bert

I meant the point that bert made, not the idea of eliminating the House of Representatives!


40 posted on 10/02/2013 5:19:48 PM PDT by livius
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To: oxcart

yes, because the clown is not a leader. he wants to dictate outcomes, and he whines when his desires are not granted.

spoiled child. emphasis on spoiled, and emphasis on child.


41 posted on 10/02/2013 5:19:49 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: oxcart

0bama opposes basic fairness for women and children.


42 posted on 10/02/2013 5:20:36 PM PDT by Uncle Miltie (I REFUSE!)
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To: Anti-Hillary

yes, and CNN’s ratings are...in the toilet.


43 posted on 10/02/2013 5:20:37 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: w4women

You can’t trust any politician. Just keep on pressuring Boehner to stay the course on what he’s doing now.

There’s no guarantee he won’t collapse and no guarantee he won’t be weak in the future again. But go for what you can get now.


44 posted on 10/02/2013 5:21:10 PM PDT by livius
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To: oxcart

Great let’s keep it that way.


45 posted on 10/02/2013 5:21:35 PM PDT by Conspiracy Guy (What's the frequency, Kenneth?)
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To: oxcart

The ‘rats ask Bonehead & Co. to the White Hut, to tell them “We’re still not negotiating.” So they can tell people who don’t follow the news “We tried.”?


46 posted on 10/02/2013 5:22:02 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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We’re waging jihad! :)

Congressional leaders say no deal reached after meeting with Obama over partial suspension, after House spent day in high-drama showdown over mini-spending bills, with Rep. George Miller accusing GOP of waging ‘jihad.’

http://www.foxnews.com/


47 posted on 10/02/2013 5:25:03 PM PDT by 1035rep
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To: 1035rep

I find that incredibly offensive.


48 posted on 10/02/2013 5:31:24 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools)
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To: lodi90
Bammy sayz the debt ceiling and debt are completely different issues.

If we stop spending outflows to be less than or equal to revenues, there's no need to increase the ceiling. Let's just do that.

49 posted on 10/02/2013 5:31:31 PM PDT by Paladin2
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"with Rep. George Miller accusing GOP of waging ‘jihad.’"

Dear George:

Uh, Bammy's the muzzie.

50 posted on 10/02/2013 5:32:38 PM PDT by Paladin2
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