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Obama Addresses Debt Ceiling And Potential US Default - Live Webcast

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Curious why the teleprompter will grace the president, and the US public, with its presence in a few short minutes? Politico explains: "President Obama will hold a news conference at 11:30 a.m. Monday in the East Room, the White House announced. It will be the final one of his first term. Deputy Press Secretary Josh Earnest said he will discuss the need for Congress to raise the debt ceiling?" Shot every time Obama says "not negotiate", "cut spending", "raise taxes", and "fair." Drink everything, including from the deodorant bottle, if he or a member of the press mentions "trillion dollar coin" or, even better, "build the death star."


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Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:43 | 3150768 hedgeless_horseman
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Obligatory, bitchezzz!!!

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.


-Senator Barack Hussein Obama


Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:52 | 3150881 hooligan2009
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hmmm...he didn't actually say that he would raise the amount of debt by 8 trillion (with a T) I guess....

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:58 | 3150887 hedgeless_horseman
hedgeless_horseman's picture $16,432,692,129,510.84 (with a T).

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 13:02 | 3150929 The Juggernaut
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Lets get an Amex card to pay for the outstanding Visa balance.  Thats what the US government is doing.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 13:21 | 3150959 hedgeless_horseman
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No, truly I say, the U.S. government is stealing via the Inflation Tax to pay for its addiction.



The third option is for the Federal Reserve to create credit to pay the bills Congress runs up. Nobody objects, and most Members hope that deficits don't really matter if the Fed accommodates Congress by creating more money. Besides, interest payments to the Fed are lower than they would be if funds were borrowed from the public, and payments can be delayed indefinitely merely by creating more credit out of thin air to buy U.S. treasuries. No need to soak the rich. A good deal, it seems, for everyone. But is it?



The “tax” is paid when prices rise as the result of a depreciating dollar. Savers and those living on fixed or low incomes are hardest hit as the cost of living rises. Low- and middle-incomes families suffer the most as they struggle to make ends meet while wealth is literally transferred from the middle class to the wealthy. Government officials stick to their claim that no significant inflation exists, even as certain necessary costs are skyrocketing and incomes are stagnating.



-Congressman Ron Paul

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 13:57 | 3151217 kieran1968
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oooooh..... imagine all the airmiles!


For $16T... we can all take a vacation !!

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 13:40 | 3151117 847328_3527
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Hedgeless, I missed the speech. Did he happen to mention "Thingamajigs?" ....$3,000?


I'm still waiting for the mail to come.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 14:27 | 3151419 Ying-Yang
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“Thanks Tut [his grandmother], Gramps, Choom Gang, and Ray for all the good times.”


Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:55 | 3150896 Buckaroo Banzai
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Let's not forget this one too!

"When you all go home and you're talking to your buddies and you say, ah 'He wants to take my gun away.' You've heard it here, I'm on television so everybody knows it. I believe in the Second Amendment. I believe in people's lawful right to bear arms. I will not take your shotgun away. I will not take your rifle away. I won't take your handgun away."

--Senator Barack Hussein Obama

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 13:22 | 3151040 oldschool
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He said "rifle", which I'm sure he will soon explain did not meant hunting rifles, not all those pesky anti-assault rifles.  Either that or he will say "Newton changed everything."  Quoting a poitician is practically pointless.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 13:55 | 3151169 AgAu_man
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But I will take your ARs away, as a Militia need not be as well-armed as the police, SWAT or DHS.

You do not need to protect yourself against a domestic tyrant, as we have none.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 15:05 | 3151630 papaya
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"You do not need to protect yourself against a domestic tyrant, as we have none."



Mon, 01/14/2013 - 14:17 | 3151360 SilverRhino
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"My understanding is the vice president's going to provide a range of steps that we can take to reduce gun violence," said Obama. "Some of them will require legislation, some of them I can accomplish through executive action. And so I will be reviewing those today, and as I said, I will speak in more detail to what we're going to go ahead and propose later in the week. But I'm confident that there are some steps that we can take that don't require legislation and that are within my authority as president, and where you get a step that, has the opportunity to reduce the possibility of gun violence, then i want to go ahead and take it."  - Obama 1/14/2013 


To hell with this cum guzzling rat fuck.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 13:02 | 3150936 USS Bernanke
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"Raising the Debt Ceiling is paying the bills"

"We are not a deadbeat nation"


If we could pay our bills why do we have to raise our credit line?

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 13:04 | 3150948 CheapBastard
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I hope the Chinese are reading this from your quote Hedgeless:


"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."

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 13:42 | 3150980 hedgeless_horseman
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Despite what the Chinese Premier said on SNL, they don't really have much choice but to take more Dollars and Euros in exchange for quality plastic pumpkins and iCrap, then buy treasuries and European debt, "to finance our Government’s reckless fiscal policies," which is, of course, all by design.


Mon, 01/14/2013 - 14:08 | 3151300 FEDbuster
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Recent reports indicate that at least some of China's paper reserves are being converted to gold.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 14:54 | 3151576 Stuffs And Stuff
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"Chinese have been taking all the dollars they have and spending them on as many physical commodities as they can buy. The huge Chinese stockpiles of gold, food, iron ore, metals etc. that have resulted may be used to back a final push to remove the US dollar from cabal control. One plan being considered is for the BRICS to offer to exchange all US dollars for a new commodity backed currency (or various national currencies) during a fixed time period after which dollars would no longer be accepted.

This would force the United States to start issuing a government currency like greenbacks or else face complete economic collapse and chaos."
~Benjamin Fulford, January 14

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 13:18 | 3151019 takeaction
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"We have made some big cuts"  Are you fucking kidding me.....really?  Where are the cuts?  What a lier....will somebody hold his feet to the fire?  He panics with no teleprompter.  He said we have cut $1.2 Trillion.  Really?  He said Congress tells him to spend.  OKAY CONGRESS....shut this spending off.  Any congressman on Zero Hedge...YES they read this.  You POS elected officials get some nut sack and do what you were hired for.  No more war.  No more drones, cut the deficit to zero now.  Shut off all of the free loaders....Cancel the Obama phones.....on and on.  Congress.....shut him off.  We here at zerohedge are telling you.  Are you in touch?  Do not raise the debt ceiling.  We have to stop.  Now is the time! We are watching you pricks.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 13:56 | 3151212 curbyourrisk
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Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:31 | 3150779 CunnyFunt
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Obama late spread = 13 mins.


Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:34 | 3150797 bigdumbnugly
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i prefer to stay sober this morning so i will only drink when he utters a word - any word - not from his teleprompter.


take the over, btw.   he takes that long just talking about himself before whatever else it is he is supposed to address.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:45 | 3150846 Boris Alatovkrap
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Quick, where is Vodka!? Ethylene Glycol is not presidential!

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:35 | 3150799 Stoploss
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I brought in all the high powered shit from the garage.


I got a bad feeling about this...

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:52 | 3150878 Stoploss
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What does the stupid bitch asking about gun control think that has to do with the debt ceiling, and spending reduction??


Not a fucking thing. 

Typical neo facist liberal child killer.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 13:13 | 3150971's picture

Gun control has everything to do with the worsening fortunes of the USA.

C.A. Fitts:

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 14:10 | 3151316 FEDbuster
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Gun Control isn't about guns, it's about control.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:35 | 3150800 TerminalDebt
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He's outside taking a puff.

He's only half black, so 15 minutes only makes him half late

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:57 | 3150909 Buckaroo Banzai
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Colored People's Time, baby! The only timezone that matters in Obamerica!

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:48 | 3150866 vast-dom
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what will the prez et. al. use to pay these "we gotta pay our bills" bills with? raising taxes and more QE? jive ass talk, again.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 22:50 | 3152980 A Nanny Moose
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A drink for every minute over.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:31 | 3150780 Dexter Morgan
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Can I smoke instead of taking shots?

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:31 | 3150781 TerminalDebt
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Late again?

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:38 | 3150784 SwampHonkey
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OH boy ! Cant wait. And yippee!! if I forgot to say it.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:34 | 3150785 Kaiser Sousa
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cool another press conference on the broke ass state of this banker union by O'Conman...

hey maybe while he's at it he can explain how the same pattern in 2 particular markets can occur at the same time on 2 succesive trading days - 



Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:32 | 3150789 Never One Roach
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"...nine shot since Friday in Chicago, authorities say...."

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:33 | 3150790 OptionNinjaNYC
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Unleash The Messiah !!!

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:47 | 3150861 Taffy Lewis
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He must really be pissed off that his puppetmasters are making him work after the election; I'm sure he thought it would just be 4 years of golf.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 17:34 | 3152148 DosZap
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Unleash The Messiah !!!

You mean the Anti-Messiah........

There fixed it ya.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:33 | 3150792 AccreditedEYE
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Hold on.... I've been saving a special container of turpintine for just such an event....  **flys out of the office to car on mad dash home to the garage cabinet*

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 13:27 | 3151062 mess nonster
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Turpentine...drank it. Shoe polish... down the hatch...windex, glugglug....ok, where's that bottle of ether I had kicking around....?

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 13:41 | 3151110 TheGardener
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Try that vintage from Theo Dorant`s estate Tyler has been
recommending ; drown all those memories of stench...

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:36 | 3150807 PUD
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Right on time given the critical nature of our full faith and credit! Cheers! tears! mindless swooning!! more clapping! more cheers!

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:37 | 3150808 bigdumbnugly
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just like church.  silence of the cell phones...

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 14:13 | 3151340 FEDbuster
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and turn your minds off, too.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:38 | 3150816 rguptatx
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bet the markets take a crapper as topus reads from teh glass screen!

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:40 | 3150819 madcuban
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you forgot "invest".   which means "spend, spend, spend and get nothing in return".   should be two shots.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:39 | 3150820 Gamma735
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Politics is merely a smoke screen as they rob us blind.

"Burn"  by Nine Inch Nails

I don't believe in your institutions
I did what you wanted me to
Like cancer in the system
I've got a little suprise for you

Something inside of me has opened up its eyes
Why did you put it there did you not realize
This thing inside of me it screams the loudest sound
Sometimes i think i could


I look down there where you're standing
Flock of sheep out on display
Saw your lives burned up around you
I can take it all away

Something inside of me has opened up its eyes
Why did you put it there did you not realize
This thing inside of me it screams the loudest sound
Sometimes i think i could

I'm gonna burn this whole world down

I never was a part of you burn

I am the agent i never was a part of you burn
I am corruption i never was a part of you burn
I am the angel i never was a part of you burn
Of your destruction i never was a part of you burn

I am subversion i never was a part of you burn
Secret desire i never was a part of you burn
I am your future i never was a part of you burn
Swallow down all that fire

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 13:38 | 3151109 NotApplicable
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I've always wondered if Trent was dumb enough to know all of this, yet vote for Obummer a second time?

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:39 | 3150821 lolmao500
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The economy is growing! LOL!

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:54 | 3150891 Shizzmoney
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It's like we have Ron Burgundy as President, "He will read everything that you put, off that sheet!"

"Go Fuck Yourself, America"

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 22:54 | 3152987 A Nanny Moose
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I would give my left nut, a kidney, and all my worldy possessions to see this from any President.

On the bright side, at least we know this one can read :)

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 13:49 | 3151163 Mesquite
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Yup..more Police, more IRS, more TSA, more Guards, more FDA,etc... lotsa jobs..

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:40 | 3150825 Super Broccoli
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right now our economy is growing and we're up for a good year !!!!! WHAT ? Is he on crack ?

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 13:27 | 3151065 Chupacabra-322
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No, he's a CRIMINAL and WAR CRMINAL Psycopath/Sociopath.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 17:35 | 3152156 Bansters-in-my-...
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"WHAT ? Is he on crack" ?


Answer: Yes....= Banker Butt Crack

AKA,Bernanke Butt Crack.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:40 | 3150826 Snakeeyes
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Will he be dressed like Darth Vader and have the Imperial theme song playing?

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:40 | 3150828 q99x2
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That's him. He's the one that worked with banksters to take down the United States of America. Arrest him for treason.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:44 | 3150829 Kaiser Sousa
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"Its been a busy and productive 1st four years..."


good thing i like my flat screen cause that mother fucker almost got shot on that statement...

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 17:38 | 3152169 DosZap
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"Its been a busy and productive 1st four years..."

For MY planned agenda of Destruction,corrected it for The ONE.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:42 | 3150833 caimen garou
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can't watch any more,got to get to toilet before I ............fuck did'nt make it

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:43 | 3150835 unwashedmass
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ah...the boyz are trying to push down gold/silver during this to perpetuate the fraud. don't seem to be having a lot of least not like the "good old days".......

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:43 | 3150836 DOT
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I want a new phone !

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:44 | 3150842 rguptatx
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ooooooooooooo - i am scared - he said "let me be clear"

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:44 | 3150843 DOT
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be clear = lie like hell

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:45 | 3150844 Super Broccoli
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"raising the debt ceiling does not authorise more spending"


This guy is a fucking crazy lunatic !

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 17:41 | 3152178 DosZap
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This guy is a fucking crazy lunatic !

No he's a treacherous / treasonous SOB.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:45 | 3150848 Snakeeyes
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Obama demonizing Republicans ... again.


Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:46 | 3150852 Everybodys All ...
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Seriously, I don't know how people voted for this chump not only once but twice.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:50 | 3150870 madcows
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Free Phones, Free Unemployment, Free housing, Free Utilities, Free Cars, Get out of Jail Free Cards, Union Takeovers, etc... bought a lot of votes.  That's why he needs to raise the debt ceiling again... gotta buy more votes for the Dems next election.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 13:07 | 3150963 Mr Pink
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Obamaphone lady is actually on Alex Jones today

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 14:05 | 3151257 Stuffs And Stuff
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Keep Obama in President, you know?!

He gave us a phone! 

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 15:43 | 3151745 AgAu_man
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What "free Unemployment"!?

My cousin is a high tech engineer who just got shit-canned after the worst review in his life, and will get NO UI. After having paid UI, FICA and taxes for years. Last year he paid > $33 k in taxes. As a frikin Engineer, not as a manager of executroid.

Where's his UI, his O- phone? That 'MF' got a big "Obam- you!"

That'll teach him to support Ron Paul. Why, next thing you'll know, he'll be hanging out on ZH and dissing his Leaders!

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 13:00 | 3150922 Golden_Rule
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I voted for him zero times, but I'm more than happy to have Obama over Romney.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 13:18 | 3151018's picture

No doubt. Romney oversaw successful anti-gun legislation in Massachusetts not to mention state control of medical care.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 13:42 | 3151125 NotApplicable
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Makes absolutely ZERO difference in outcome. it only affects the rhetoric, and those stupid enough to get caught up by it (pro and con).

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 14:03 | 3151251's picture

If armed Americans might have to stand up to government in the coming years I believe that they would be more likely to stand against a Democrat than a Republican. That's just the way the demographics play out in a nation still concerned with red v. blue. Once the chains are off red or blue will no longer matter.

This post is for entertainment purposes only.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 14:49 | 3151527 Golden_Rule
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Romney would've gladly spread his ass cheecks for Net10Yahoo every chance he had.  On domestic policy I agree though, not any difference.  Still, that gives a huge edge to Obama.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 13:38 | 3151106 El Oregonian
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They didn't... DIEBOLT!... It's all fiat-frauds-fakes... Until we collectively grow a huge set... but sadly, will be more of the same....

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:46 | 3150853 apberusdisvet
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16 lies already in the first few minutes.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 13:44 | 3151142 NotApplicable
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“When I use a word," Obummer said in rather a scornful tone, "it means just what I choose it to mean - neither more nor less.”

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 14:17 | 3151365 Captchured
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That is one of my favorite passages and I feel you have done a fine job of applying it to this conversation.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:46 | 3150855 TrustWho
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When will the stock market teach POTUS a lesson?

Daddy Bernanke's cronyism I can appreciate, but wall street support?

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:55 | 3150898 earnyermoney
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Bernanke is the market and zero criminal prosecutions go a long way towards support.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 13:12 | 3150994 CrashisOptimistic
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When will ZHers show some consistency?  If there are HFT engines running 80% of volume, why would you think any such thing as a "stock market" could teach anyone anything?

Combat algorithms don't care about anything but what their opponent is doing or what their headline reader algorithm says just happened, and they care about the latter only as part of defeating an opponent.

There Is No Stock Market.  Get your money out of it.  Don't be long or short.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:48 | 3150864 Super Broccoli
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i get it !!! it just takes a little translation device that replaces "growing the economy" by "growing our debt" !!! 


And everything gets clear !

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:49 | 3150867 fuu
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Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:50 | 3150871 905ozs
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The "So called" debt ceiling...huh?

Oh dear...please don't stop the pay of folks tracking down nuclear material...

2 choices...there's a 3rd...hang them bastards

Ah, the certainty of infinite printing...

Of course, start with Rothschild owned AP, ban the guns of course whilst the $ becomes worthless...

I am off to get pissed with friends, this game is just sad.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:51 | 3150873 Kaiser Sousa
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"we gotta pay our bills..."



Kaiser Sousa


Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:51 | 3150874 lolmao500
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Goddamn what a fucking lying and manipulative piece of shit!

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:50 | 3150875 Golden_Rule
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You heard it here, there will be no more gun violence once they pass gun reform...

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:51 | 3150876 Shizzmoney
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"To entertain the idea of the USA not paying its absurd." - Pres. Obama

Almost as asburd as the USA prosecuting banker fraud.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:52 | 3150877 JPM Hater001
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Im going to get vigorous too...

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:52 | 3150879 Peter Pan
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It's hard to believe that this is the man who Americans held so many hopes for and who Germans were wowed by a few years ago when he spoke at an open air gathering. Unfortunately, nothing has been delivered out of what was promised. Americans however voted for him, which is either an indication of poor memory, poor judgement or poor alternatives.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 13:59 | 3151228 Stuffs And Stuff
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Not only did Americans vote for him, they voted for him twice. Ofcourse, what do you expect from the same population who voted for Bush twice?

The majority of Americans apparently don't just have low standards, they have none whatsoever.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 16:46 | 3151998 mkhs
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It doesn't matter for whom the people vote. It only matters who counts the votes.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 14:03 | 3151267 NotApplicable
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Hopium has a really short shelf life.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:53 | 3150884 DOT
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14th Amendment = pay interest only and keep borrowing more.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:53 | 3150886 Super Broccoli
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woooooo Chuck's question seems to be a pain in the ass there ! NIIIIICE !


No executive order ? You won't take responsibility for this Obama wouldn't you ?

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:54 | 3150888 fuu
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Keep this responsibility?!? So now the Executive Branch is going to decide what the budget should be?!?

These people are sick.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:54 | 3150889 Monedas
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Above is a list of the kind of people who actually listen to this phony, programmed muppet !   I did not .... and will not .... waste time on this dumb fuck .... I really wanted to call him a nigger .... but I don't want to offend Bicycle Repairman !  Obama's voice makes me sick .... I can't stand it !

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:54 | 3150890 Count de Money
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"We are not a deadbeat nation."

"Deadbeat nation" pretty much sums up who voted for this asshat.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 13:03 | 3150939 AlaricBalth
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He said it twice. Laughed out loud the second time.
For some reason it reminded me of Nixon proclaiming "I am not a crook. "

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 13:14 | 3151002 Dr. Engali
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 +1 my thoughts exactly.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 17:17 | 3152089 FEDbuster
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I foresee a WB7 Debtbrother image with that title.  Good t-shirt and/or bumper sticker material.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 20:03 | 3151764 AgAu_man
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We are not a 'dead-beat' nation, but a 'beat-dead' nation, beet-red and trying to beat-the-debt!

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 20:12 | 3152609 akak
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Does that make Russia a dead-beet nation?

Let's hope so; I have always said that the only good beet is a dead beet.

(I guess that explains why they have long been known as the "Reds", anyway.)

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:55 | 3150895 A Lunatic
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End of debt ceiling, bitchez............

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:57 | 3150906 perchprism
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This prick is now angling for a blank check from Congress with no oversight.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 14:06 | 3151287 NotApplicable
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Most of them will be happy to deliver. Others, will have to feign outrage, and those truly outraged, will have to feign legitimacy in the process.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:57 | 3150897 optimator
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Aha, but B.O. has the power of the Veetow!  And for you younger folks,

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 13:00 | 3150899 Tsunami Wave
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Hey Barry, Nice set up question with Chuck Todd (CFR and Journ-O-List member) using the analogy of the emancipation proclimation (of all things... seriously?) and executive force of raising our national credit card limit.... and an even more hillarious "serious", "tough" answer you gave to chuck todd which will be replayed x234214453523590 on MSNBC/CNN/CNN HN/ABC/CBS/NBC/CNBC/BBC World News/RT/etc etc... FUCKTARD.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 14:08 | 3151307 NotApplicable
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We shall set the people's debt limit free!

Free at last! Free at last!

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:55 | 3150901 Kaiser Sousa
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"We are not a deadbeat nation..."



Mon, 01/14/2013 - 13:16 | 3151013 krispkritter
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We have beat this nation dead.


Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:55 | 3150902 Dr. Engali
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"If congress wants to give me the authority I'm willing to take it."


I'm sure the little dictator is willing to grab as much power he can.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:58 | 3150913 All Out Of Bubblegum
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This is great stuff.

"If congress wants to give me a cigarette I'm willing to take it."

"If congress wants to give me a quarter I'm willing to take it."

"If congress wants to give me the ocean I'm willing to take it."

"If congress wants to give me a trans-sexual hooker I'm willing to take it."


Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:56 | 3150904 PUD
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There ya go! Full faith and CREDIT! GOD BLESS THE USA!!

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:57 | 3150907 Super Broccoli
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did he just called to the founding fathers ????

Is this a joke ? What about the constitution then ? Where does that come from ? The founding fathers maybe ?

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 13:04 | 3150946 ebworthen
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He can say anything and the believers will support him.

Think of Mao, Kim Jong Ill, Hitler, Jim Jones, Rasputin...etc.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 14:06 | 3151291 TheGardener
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You underestimate this preachers might...

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 14:10 | 3151320 NotApplicable
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You underestimate the flock's level of medication.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 14:08 | 3151302 TheGardener
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deleted, double entry

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:58 | 3150910 loveyajimbo
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Strange this craven poseur never menions his string of $1Trillion+ deficits... and is is disgraceful that he mentions our Founding Fathers... as he is in the process of attacking the 2nd amendment, covering up the crimes of Fast and Furious and Benghazi, and having his pet ATM Bernanke print $85 Billion/month.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:58 | 3150911 PUD
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Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:58 | 3150914 DOT
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Like he knows how to add.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:58 | 3150915 Super Broccoli
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"the maths does not work" ... but "we're not a debt beat nation"


hum hum, please go further in that explaination

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 15:05 | 3150917 fuu
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A trillion here, a trillion there and pretty soon we are talking about imaginary money.

Does a growth agenda actually equal growth?

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 12:59 | 3150920 Gimleteye
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he would be happy to take the debt ceiling authority if Congress offers it. Hmm, can any one say Enabling Acts, did not Caesar refuse the crown three times, this is his third

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 13:03 | 3150921 ukmetman
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Have any of you guys right clicked on the volume control symbol on the Whitehouse video player above. Try it, you get a menu:


"Allow access to your microphone and camera?"


Needless to say, the default setting is, "Yes"


Jesus, I never knew that things were this bad. I was looking at Obama for a few minutes then, AND HE WAS LOOKING AT ME.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 13:00 | 3150923 DOT
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Give me more authority !

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 13:01 | 3150924 ebworthen
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Non-functional government, unless it is to take away the rights of the individual, crush the middle class, and enrich the kleptocrats and oligarchs- in which case it is running like a well oiled machine.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 13:01 | 3150927 CheapBastard
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The Wealthy Flock to Pawn Shops


I kinda feel sorry for those folks who have to pawn a 5 carat diamond ring...sort of....

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 13:01 | 3150930 Count de Money
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Jeez, you can almost hear the little hamster wheel spinning inside his head.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 13:01 | 3150932 viedoklis_lv
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Obama goes to resteraunt eats dinner and than writes I.O.U.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 13:02 | 3150933 Super Broccoli
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oh so "being responsible" is about paying you mastercard debt on the diner with your visa !!!!

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 13:02 | 3150935 Taffy Lewis
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"You don't go out to dinner, eat all you want, and leave without paying the bill. It would be against the law".

He really is Abe Lincoln!

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 13:03 | 3150938 Dr. Engali
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Good Lord I thought I hated listening to Bush "speak".

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 13:03 | 3150940 905ozs
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Chuck...congress approves or I do...what about the $68 trillion unfunded public liabilities??

Sieg heil...My leader

There is no negotiation because Rothschild Inc decide the demise of the USA decades ago....

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 13:04 | 3150941 Kaiser Sousa
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"You dont go out to dinner and eat all you want, and then not pay the bill..."


now i know for certain he's white....

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 13:06 | 3150942 Monedas
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I hereby pledge .... on my sacred honor .... to avoid listening to this lying piece of shit President .... whenever possible !  His fucking message cannot be avoided so easily .... but, I will not insult my person .... by contaminating my senses .... with his sickening, lying, scumbag voice !  Join Monedas .... take the pledge .... Barack Anonymous .... stay clean .... one day at a time !  How many days have you been "clean" ?    

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 13:03 | 3150943 DOT
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Did he say "Budgets are difficult"?

How would he know ?!

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 13:04 | 3150951 Everybodys All ...
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The conman Obama speaks and the lapdog media whores just eat it up. Meanwhile real America just rolls their eyes at this shit.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 13:30 | 3151071 j0nx
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And then goes out and buys another gun or three and 1000 more rounds of ammo, assuming at this point they can find any.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 13:06 | 3150955 Count de Money
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Major Garrett is new to the WH press corps. He obviously doesn't know the rules against asking tough questions.

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 13:06 | 3150956 Falconsixone
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obama ..... hahaha


that cocksuckers hilarious..........HAA HAAA HAAAAA!

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 13:23 | 3151048 eatthebanksters
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Trust me....

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 13:06 | 3150957 Dollar Bill Hiccup
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Wait, we've got to eat at a cheaper restaurant ... What?

But they don't even serve giant sodas there!

Can I pay with EBT ?

Is it possible to speak out of three sides of your mouth? I really thought that "two sides of your mouth" was the limit, but now I'm not so sure.



Mon, 01/14/2013 - 13:27 | 3151060 Gimleteye
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he has a third side of his mouth--he sits on it sometimes

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 13:07 | 3150960 Shizzmoney
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"You don't go out to dinner, then eat all you want, then leave without paying the check..." -Obama

Unless your name is Jon Corzine

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