Live Webcast Of The Obama-Merkel Press Conference

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Tue, 06/07/2011 - 11:32 | 1346967 SilverRhino
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Silver bitches ... in first.

Tue, 06/07/2011 - 11:57 | 1347080 Magnix
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Police is out of control! This is so stupid!

Tue, 06/07/2011 - 12:01 | 1347093 Printfaster
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Read the law sometime.

It is against the law to pay any debt with more than 50 pennies.

It has been on the books for a long time.  It was meant to avoid harrassing debt payments.  Think of a dump truck of pennies to pay for a month's rent.

 

Tue, 06/07/2011 - 12:46 | 1347243 Rossalgondamer
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Thus, I now feel safe defacing over 49 cents worth of copper currency.

 

 

Tue, 06/07/2011 - 13:53 | 1347475 Sgt.Sausage
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ummm ... bullshit.

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USC: UNITED STATES CODE
Title 31 , Subtitle IV , Chapter 51 : Coins and Currency
Subchapter I: Monetary System
Section 5103: Legal Tender
 
United States **coins** and currency (including Federal reserve notes and circulating notes of Federal reserve banks and national banks) are legal tender for **all** debts, public charges, taxes, and dues...

[emphasis added]

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Would you care to post the citation backing up your nonsense?

Didn't think so.

**

 

EDIT: They don't have to accept them, but it certainly isn't "against the law".

 

 

 

Tue, 06/07/2011 - 11:33 | 1346969 oogs66
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Another conference where both leaders think they are superior to each other.  All they share in common is the knowledge that them and the bankers are the only ones smart enough to understand the economy and that they are doing it all for the people, the people just don't understand how good they have it.

Tue, 06/07/2011 - 11:46 | 1347013 Ahmeexnal
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Someone get Marine One to Crawford ASAP and bring back dubya. At least he invented new words.

Someone needs his meds: "largest donors of assistance...uh..uh...largest donors of assistance"

Tue, 06/07/2011 - 15:07 | 1347816 Oh regional Indian
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Notice how the world leaders are gathering? ehhhhhhh?
Something is brewing. All this slop they dribble out at these highly arranged appearances are all a front.

A-lignments and dis-ly so. The pieces are in movement. Merkel was in India last week and skirmished with Iran on the way in just to set the right "tone'. Dis-cordant that is.

Trippy days and trippy nights...

ORI

http://aadivaahan.wordpress.com/2011/06/07/bend-your-mind-around-this/

Tue, 06/07/2011 - 11:54 | 1347049 TruthInSunshine
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No joke -

Obama is going to give Merkel a Presidential Medal of Freedom.

What next? Are they going to give Ludacris a Nobel Peace Price (or Economic Award)?

This shit is beyond farcical.

They're going to ensure that there is a formal institution set up in Libya, ''to ensure the transition of power from Kdaffy to the people," and to accompany the Rebels' newly founded fractional reserve model central bank and oil pumping infrastructure.

Tue, 06/07/2011 - 13:55 | 1347497 ElvisDog
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Yeah, except Gaddafi is winning. Absent U.S. boots on the ground (Italians and French won't cut it), Gaddafi is going to stay in power.

Tue, 06/07/2011 - 11:39 | 1346981 carbonmutant
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It'll be interesting to see who he points his finger at this morning...

Tue, 06/07/2011 - 11:47 | 1347025 JW n FL
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they are pulling each others fingers.. not pointing!

Tue, 06/07/2011 - 11:39 | 1346983 Nihilarian
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Step 1. Put on a suit and tie.

Step 2. Hold a press conference.

Step 3. Sell people on the idea that you know what you're doing.

Step 4. Take their money.

Step 5. Profit.

Tue, 06/07/2011 - 12:10 | 1347129 Xibalba
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repeat every 4 years......'democracy'

Tue, 06/07/2011 - 11:36 | 1346984 Bob
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Meanwhile, nobody thinks about the truly big picture:

http://www.zerohedge.com/article/how-financial-oligarchy-replaces-democracy

 

Tue, 06/07/2011 - 11:50 | 1347045 JW n FL
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I will call your Austerity Measures and Raise YOU! one (1) Patriot Act! Sir!! what do you say now?

Tue, 06/07/2011 - 11:36 | 1346986 Ahmeexnal
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Why is there a portrait of Elizabeth Bathory on that wall???

Tue, 06/07/2011 - 11:37 | 1346990 carbonmutant
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Merkel looks like she needs help...

Tue, 06/07/2011 - 11:53 | 1346998 Ahmeexnal
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My guess is her diapers have overflooded.
Someone ought to carve a swastika on her big, fat, ugly, greasy, heavily covered with makeup forehead.

Tue, 06/07/2011 - 11:52 | 1347059 hedgeless_horseman
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That is one ugly bitch, and the German is no looker either. 

 

Tue, 06/07/2011 - 12:09 | 1347125 Cheeky Bastard
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/thread 

Tue, 06/07/2011 - 12:50 | 1347276 dogbreath
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they let you out on day parole cheeky

Tue, 06/07/2011 - 16:22 | 1348250 Problem Is
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"That is one ugly bitch, and the German is no looker either. "

Fucking classic! Tyler: Quote of the day...

Tue, 06/07/2011 - 12:13 | 1347136 falak pema
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how does that solve Greece's problem?...They can't use the grease from her over blown butt cheeks or from her flaccid face...to oil their economic wheels!

Tue, 06/07/2011 - 12:43 | 1347239 desgust
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Yes, fuck her!!!!!

Tue, 06/07/2011 - 16:24 | 1348254 Problem Is
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Not even with Weiner's electronic cyber dick...

Tue, 06/07/2011 - 11:37 | 1346991 mynhair
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Goody, more teleprompter porn.....

Tue, 06/07/2011 - 11:39 | 1346999 oogs66
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How did she get the presidential medal of freedom?

Tue, 06/07/2011 - 11:46 | 1347033 Ahmeexnal
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How did he get a Nobel [Rothschild] Peace Prize?

Tue, 06/07/2011 - 12:03 | 1347105 mayhem_korner
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he was the highest bidder...

Tue, 06/07/2011 - 12:11 | 1347118 wandstrasse
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and Trichet got the Karlspreis recently. I mean Merkel, Obama, Trichet etc. are as evil as puppets can be. But these prizes are EXTREMELY disgusting. Are they inflating or is it just my perception?

Tue, 06/07/2011 - 12:55 | 1347293 taxpayer102
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And then Hillary announces at the State Dept luncheon Chancellor Merkel is being awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom ... and Obama is anxious to give Merkel the award.   Damn lies and liars

Tue, 06/07/2011 - 11:43 | 1347004 digalert
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CNBS central: Kudlow pumping the the "new improved" Barama, now referred to as DUDE?

Tue, 06/07/2011 - 11:47 | 1347024 Mae Kadoodie
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Merkel: When we make the handoff, I double back, grab one of 'em and beat it out of him! Huh?
The Dude: That's a great plan, Angela. That's fuckin' ingenious, if I understand it correctly. It's a Swiss fuckin' watch.

Tue, 06/07/2011 - 16:32 | 1348284 Problem Is
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Nihilist 1: "Ve vant ze money, Merkel!"

Nihilist 2: "Or ve cut of yer Johnson..."

Tue, 06/07/2011 - 12:06 | 1347113 Duuude
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Tha fuck you say ?

 

Tue, 06/07/2011 - 11:40 | 1347006 buzzsaw99
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They both have experience blowing bankers.

Tue, 06/07/2011 - 11:50 | 1347039 baby_BLYTHE
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They are both guardians of the Rothschild's banking dynasty.

No banks will ever be allowed to fail! Endless bailouts, endless liquidity!

Tue, 06/07/2011 - 11:47 | 1347020 carbonmutant
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Apparently reading from paper is more difficult than reading from a teleprompter...

Tue, 06/07/2011 - 11:45 | 1347030 spanish inquisition
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Don't forget a JOINT TASKFORCE!

Tue, 06/07/2011 - 11:46 | 1347034 spanish inquisition
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Don't forget a JOINT TASKFORCE!

Tue, 06/07/2011 - 11:47 | 1347037 2bigtoofail
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Mrs MULTI CULTI has failed is standing next to a black (quasi) President in the worlds leading nanny state talking about partnership and mutual success. GOD why am I even watching this mess.

Tue, 06/07/2011 - 12:07 | 1347117 Bob
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Because it's so vitally important that every Corporate Media Broadcast Channel is running it?

Ahh, good ole public service.

Tue, 06/07/2011 - 11:54 | 1347048 hugovanderbubble
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Please Mr. Obama

 

Ask Angela the following question

 

What will Germany do when Spanish 10yrs bond hits 7%....Leave the Euro¿? Why they still hold all the gold reserves against the "Washington 2004 Agreement"...

What a farce is German Financial System , they are corrupted: SPECIALLY LANDESBANKS,

Tue, 06/07/2011 - 11:51 | 1347053 AldoHux_IV
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This guy is hitting all the pre-elections rhetoric-- it's a tired old script: talk about an ideal future while perpetuating the status quo which is nothing short of debt slavery for the ruling class.

It's so funny how as these pathetic leaders start losing their popularity they seek solace in their partners in crime. Talk about war efforts to try and boost morale and unity while glossing over the facts that their banking masters continue to engage in the biggest economic genocide that would make Hitler blush.

Trying to take credit in helping the democratic process in MENA while they kill the process domestically. 

Meaningless rhetoric bulletpoints:

  • Working together
  • Military acknowledgement
  • Pro-democratic efforts in hotspots
  • Middle East peace process
  • Education
  • Jobs
  • Future Utopia of nations coming together

Create an ongoing drama and point to it as a means of progress when popular sentiment wanes.

How cute, he's trying to talk economics-- wreaks of coaching from his moronic advisors-- carrys the same meaningless analysis.

Tue, 06/07/2011 - 11:57 | 1347057 TruthInSunshine
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Send the people below to Libya, to help the "freedom fighters" (who already have a complete, fully functional, fractional reserve central bank and oil economy).

Jefferson County To Lay Off One-Third Of It's Workforce To Avoid Largest-Ever Municipal Bankruptcy

Tue, 06/07/2011 - 11:56 | 1347061 Logans_Run
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While Rome burns Nero-Obama fiddles and acts like life just goes along as usual.

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