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Obama: If you can’t trust government, we’re going to have some problems
washingtonexaminer.com ^ | 6/7/13 | Charlie Spiering

Posted on 06/07/2013 10:23:33 AM PDT by ColdOne

“If people can’t trust not only the executive branch but also don’t trust Congress, and don’t trust federal judges, to make sure that we’re abiding by the Constitution with due process and rule of law, then we’re going to have some problems here.”

Obama added that the National Security agents behind the surveillance programs “cherish our Constitution.”

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To: ColdOne
"we’re going to have some problems"

Barry accidentally hit on the truth!

51 posted on 06/07/2013 10:38:58 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie (MOHAMMED WAS A CHILD RAPIST!)
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To: ColdOne

one of the very few things bammy has said about which he’s right.


52 posted on 06/07/2013 10:39:57 AM PDT by ealgeone (obama, border)
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To: ColdOne

No mention of the IRS.


53 posted on 06/07/2013 10:40:03 AM PDT by CityCenter (Pleading the 5th is just so 1972.)
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To: ColdOne
Going to?
54 posted on 06/07/2013 10:40:25 AM PDT by Real Cynic No More
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To: my small voice
IMO, needs to be said LOUDER....

Then we have problems..cause we don’t trust YOU....at all.

55 posted on 06/07/2013 10:41:23 AM PDT by Eagle of Liberty (Be the Enemy Within the Enemy Within...)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

He’s not, but his handlers certainly are. Of course, they really have no clue what or who they are up against. We aren’t euroweenies, at least not yet.


56 posted on 06/07/2013 10:41:56 AM PDT by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: ColdOne
"...then we’re going to have some problems here."

Probably the truest thing he's ever said.

57 posted on 06/07/2013 10:42:55 AM PDT by Oberon (Big Brutha Be Watchin'.)
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To: ColdOne

He is correct.

We do NOT trust the government.

And we do have problems.

The only piece of contention is the time when those problems started. But, since this is a matter of cause and effect, and since the Obamadork could not pass a fifth grade science class and would be promptly ejected from any real logic class, the matter is moot.


58 posted on 06/07/2013 10:42:56 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: ColdOne

News flash. We ARE having some problems.

We are losing the voice of “loyal opposition”. Not because we have lost our deep attachment to the principles embodied in the founding documents of that entity known as “the United States of America”, but because that set of ideals has been replaced with a smash-mouth, take-no-prisoners, phony “equality” based on equality of outcomes, enforced by demands on time, treasure and fealty which are less than voluntary, and are based more in “getting even” than any provision for opportunities for individual advancement.


59 posted on 06/07/2013 10:42:59 AM PDT by alloysteel (If you want to see the true measure of a man, watch how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.)
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To: ColdOne

JugEars was a leftist malcontent and rebel against “The Establishment. Now this homo wants us to accept his kind of Federal Gov’t Establishment and its all pervasive data gathering which is being cataloged and stored in the new NSA hard drive palace in Utah


60 posted on 06/07/2013 10:45:07 AM PDT by dennisw (too much of a good thing is a bad thing - Joe Pine)
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To: Eagle of Liberty

Amen. Much better. Thanks.


61 posted on 06/07/2013 10:48:31 AM PDT by my small voice (A biased media and an uneducated populace is the biggest threat to our nation.)
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To: ColdOne

This government was founded on the principal that government can’t be trusted, and therefore has to be limited. The more unlimited government gets, the more people should mistrust it.


62 posted on 06/07/2013 10:50:46 AM PDT by pallis
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To: ColdOne

Gonna?


63 posted on 06/07/2013 10:51:48 AM PDT by Conspiracy Guy (I voted Republican, no Conservative was on the ballot.)
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To: Diogenesis

Barry Soetoro puts out a phony birth certificate and then says “trust me”???


64 posted on 06/07/2013 10:51:59 AM PDT by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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To: alloysteel

+1


65 posted on 06/07/2013 10:52:01 AM PDT by griswold3
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To: gotribe

Yes


66 posted on 06/07/2013 10:52:46 AM PDT by Conspiracy Guy (I voted Republican, no Conservative was on the ballot.)
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To: ColdOne

He went on to say, “Just hand your guns over to me, and everything will be fine. You can trust me. I’m not like the others.”


67 posted on 06/07/2013 10:54:18 AM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas
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To: rintense

You know I have been wondering if all these leaks aren’t intentional from the WH. A simple introduction to the now completely transformed America. The conservative targeting by the IRS was revealed, actually by Lois Lerner. One would have thought that when the tea parties did the protest day that there would have been some tolerance shown, instead protesters were met with armed agents and helicopters. I think this was quite telling. Today, Obama basically told the American people this is how it is going to be and used veiled threats. Something just isn’t sitting right.


68 posted on 06/07/2013 10:54:29 AM PDT by Toespi
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To: ColdOne

I tend to agree.

- If we can no longer trust government, there *are* going to be problems.

Now ask yourself, Is the federal government trustworthy?


69 posted on 06/07/2013 10:55:23 AM PDT by Triple (Socialism denies people the right to the fruits of their labor, and is as abhorrent as slavery)
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To: onedoug

Vigilance IS the price of Liberty! Governments should never, ever, be trusted. It’s an historical fact, and is the nature of the beast.

That’s WHY our government was designed the way it was..by the PEOPLE FOR the PEOPLE.

This man was obviously NOT raised in the United States. He clearly doesn’t understand what it is to be an American, nor does he understand his role as president, the role of government in this country, nor the principles behind it all.

He and his Jarret need to go, and the sooner the better.

I think the government needs a total overhaul. What’s going on now just isn’t working.


70 posted on 06/07/2013 10:55:40 AM PDT by PrairieLady2
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To: ColdOne

Says the person who has said that he would not enforce the duely passed immigration laws, election laws nor the DOMA law. He has also plainly stated that he would bypass congress if they were not willing to pass some laws and that he would accomplish his goals without congress.

But we are supposed to trust him....and the drones are lapping away....


71 posted on 06/07/2013 10:56:39 AM PDT by CSM (Keeper of the Dave Ramsey Ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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To: sickoflibs; ColdOne; stephenjohnbanker; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; Gilbo_3; Impy; NFHale; ...

Worth a read....

http://beforeitsnews.com/obama/2012/11/the-fundamental-transformation-of-america-2445518.html


72 posted on 06/07/2013 10:59:22 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: Toespi
I've thought the same thing but for different reasons....

My thought is that because the most damaging one, Benghazi, was becoming a problem the ‘Rats decided to do what works best...overwhelm the system with multiple scandals there by preventing the ability to get to the bottom of any one of them...

Rules for radicals....

73 posted on 06/07/2013 11:00:00 AM PDT by rightwingextremist1776
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To: ColdOne; All

The was a laugh-track to go with that audio, right?


74 posted on 06/07/2013 11:00:08 AM PDT by TheRobb7 ("Patriots don't negotiate the terms of our enslavement"--JimRob)
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To: ColdOne
Bhagwan Berry believes that he can do no wrong...luckily he has his own Ma Anand Sheela to take the blame.
75 posted on 06/07/2013 11:02:16 AM PDT by crazyhorse691 (Obama is just the symptom of what is destroying the U.S.)
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To: sickoflibs; stephenjohnbanker

He’s asking me to TRUST him? With a straight face? What a good actor.


76 posted on 06/07/2013 11:06:17 AM PDT by Impy (All in favor of Harry Reid meeting Mr. Mayhem?)
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To: ColdOne
"Obama added that the National Security agents behind the surveillance programs “cherish our Constitution.”

Yeah, they keep the ashes in urns on their desks.

77 posted on 06/07/2013 11:07:56 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's next run. What'll you do?)
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To: ColdOne

The Patriot Act was controversial because people were worried about it’s constitutionality regarding illegal search and seizure. This is why it was constrained to calls involving a *foreign* phone connection. So, I question:

* When did this first change?
* When did it include purely domestic calls?
* When did it expand to include everyone?
* How is this now even remotely constitutional? It was controversial when it was far more restricted.
* This was *not* disclosed, if it really helps fight terrorism, why not at least let us know? (rhetorical)
* Didn’t Obama just declare the war on terror over?
* If WoT is over, how can you justify this at all?
* Why should I trust that you won’t generate more “enemy lists” by mining this data?
* Who monitors the database queries? Once they have the data they can query what they want.
* Do you think you are our masters? (rhetorical)
* How do you determine what records you can covertly record and those you don’t?
* Who decides that?

Well, we’ll never know because this President doesn’t answer more than one question ;)


78 posted on 06/07/2013 11:09:49 AM PDT by fuzzylogic (welfare state = sharing consequences of poor moral choices among everybody)
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To: ColdOne

“When in the course of human events.....”

It’s time.


79 posted on 06/07/2013 11:11:46 AM PDT by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: ColdOne; All
". . . . trust"?

13. "If once the people become inattentive to the public affairs, you and I, and Congress and Assemblies, Judges and Governors, shall all become wolves. It seems to be the law of our general nature...." - Thomas Jefferson-1787

One thing is for certain: America's Founders and Framers of its Constitution understood human nature and the human tendency, seen over and over again in history, to abuse power.

Further, "Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience." - C. S. Lewis

All who doubt the wisdom of Lewis might watch the video of the President's remarks at an earlier National Prayer Breakfast. There, Obama arrogantly misappropriated Jesus's spiritual challenge to individuals, claiming those words as validating and authorizing abusive use of coercive power by himself and his cronies to "take" from some in order to buy votes and accumulate more power to themselves--all in the name of "helping" the beneficiaries of such unconstitutional "takings."

Hear Samuel Adams:

"Is it now high time for the people of this country to explicitly declare whether they will be free men or slaves. It is an important question which ought to be decided. It concerns more than anything in this life. The salvation of our souls is interested in this event. For wherever tyranny is established, immorality of every kind comes in like a torrent, it is in the interest of tyrants to reduce the people to ignorance and vice.” - Samuel Adams

80 posted on 06/07/2013 11:19:39 AM PDT by loveliberty2
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To: ColdOne
Uh, we have problems, bub. That's why we're having this conversation. Your administration is completely out of control and if Congress won't solve it, if you won't solve it, if we the people have to solve it, then you aren't going to like it.
81 posted on 06/07/2013 11:23:07 AM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: ColdOne

Obama lies!!!


82 posted on 06/07/2013 11:27:13 AM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX ( My only objective is to defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!)
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To: Impy; sickoflibs

” He’s asking me to TRUST him? With a straight face? What a good actor.”

ooooooooooooo that Barney Rubble! What an actuh!!


83 posted on 06/07/2013 11:29:03 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: Toespi

I think the IRS leak was meant to get in front of this other, more incriminating, stuff.

And all of it to cover up Benghazi.


84 posted on 06/07/2013 11:30:20 AM PDT by Black Agnes
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To: ColdOne
Insanity.

I am reading a book right now called: Iron Curtain, The Crushing of Eastern Europe 1944-1956.

link

It reads like a step by step guide to what they are doing to us and I am only half way through it.

The left is the SAME every generation an they never have any new ideas. (just new technologies to make old ideas more efficient.)

Anyhow, any student of history KNOWS where this ends.

85 posted on 06/07/2013 11:35:18 AM PDT by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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To: ColdOne

86 posted on 06/07/2013 11:36:31 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Toespi
Yep. All part of the plan.

There is nothing trustworthy about Obama. And there never was.

87 posted on 06/07/2013 11:40:15 AM PDT by rintense (I)
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To: my small voice

Amen to that, I would not let that Community Organizing corrupted LGBTQ walk my dog.


88 posted on 06/07/2013 11:48:25 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: ColdOne

I don’t trust the current executive branch, the supreme court, or the senate.


89 posted on 06/07/2013 11:50:44 AM PDT by I want the USA back (If I Pi$$ed off just one liberal today my mission has been accomplished.)
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To: sickoflibs; GOPJ; Grampa Dave; TADSLOS; AuntB; Tennessee Nana; thouworm; stephenjohnbanker; ...
Obama says: "If you can’t trust government, we’re going to have some problems.”

Mmmmmm.....spoken like a true Third World banana republic dictator. The wise Founders cautioned Americans not to be gulled when the govt (even in a constitutional democracy) says "trust me----this is for your benefit."

Proves once again why the progs loathe conservatives---b/c only sap-happy libs would accept a statement like that.

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When the people fear the govt, that's called tyranny. When the govt fears the people, that's called freedom.

90 posted on 06/07/2013 11:54:21 AM PDT by Liz
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To: ColdOne

nobama, whoever you are and wherever you came from...I don’t trust YOU and YOUR LIB MINIONS. nobama, you should be waterboarded and imprisoned for the rest of your worthless existence.


91 posted on 06/07/2013 11:57:41 AM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: hal ogen

The “we” nonbama refers to are him self and his class of tyrants.


92 posted on 06/07/2013 11:59:05 AM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: ColdOne

Houston... We Have a Problem

TT


93 posted on 06/07/2013 12:00:18 PM PDT by TexasTransplant (Idiocracy used to just be a Movie... Live every day as your last...one day you will be right)
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To: Impy

“He’s asking me to TRUST him?”

I trust Bozo about as far as he can throw a baseball. Which as you know is about as far as a 3rd grade girl can throw.

No offense intended to any 3rd grade girls, especially those, and I’m sure there are a lot of them, who can throw better than him!


94 posted on 06/07/2013 12:00:42 PM PDT by Batman11 (Obama is not American.. he has no clue what it is to be American.)
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To: Liz
Obama says: "If you can’t trust government, we’re going to have some problems.”

Really....

Obama says: "If you can’t trust government my adminsitration, we’re I am going to have some problems.”

Did I fix it?

95 posted on 06/07/2013 12:06:25 PM PDT by thouworm (Steyn: They let [Stevens] die, and then told lies over his coffin.They did that to one of their own.)
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To: ColdOne

I’m already there....I trust NONE of them but a VERY FEW!! Getting FEWER ALL THE TIME!!


96 posted on 06/07/2013 12:06:44 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: thouworm

Much better.


97 posted on 06/07/2013 12:09:46 PM PDT by Liz
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To: riri

It really is interesting and infuriating and scary besides, that we have at our disposal so much information and so much documentation about how nations of the past have been destroyed, societies that were free, and now are indebted and enslaved to an oppressive totalitarian government, from which there is little hope of recovering, once all personal freedoms and private ownership are gone AND YET we have so many in America who are so willfully ignorant that history always repeats itself when we make the same mistakes that other nations have made. I would like to read that book myself!


98 posted on 06/07/2013 12:12:57 PM PDT by RChriss
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To: ColdOne

In his own words:

“If the people cannot trust their government to do the job for which it exists - to protect them and to promote their common welfare - all else is lost.”

BARACK OBAMA, speech, Aug. 28, 2006


99 posted on 06/07/2013 12:16:50 PM PDT by MWestMom (Psalms 109:8)
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To: Liz; sickoflibs

” Mmmmmm.....spoken like a true Third World banana republic dictator.”

He’s getting there fast.


100 posted on 06/07/2013 12:19:47 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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