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Obama Sued: House Authorizes Lawsuit Against President With 225-201 Vote

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Argentina defaults; Russia, Ukraine, Libya, Israel, Gaza, Iraq all in a state of (hot or otherwise) war, the worst Ebola epidemic in the history of Africa, and now Obama is getting sued.

And from Reuters:

The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday cleared the way for the launch of a lawsuit accusing President Barack Obama of overstepping his authority in carrying out his landmark healthcare reform law.


The 225-201 vote, along party lines, to authorize the suit will allow House lawyers to draft legal documents over a five-week summer recess starting on Friday.


It cements the action as a lightning rod for months of bitter campaign rhetoric from both Republicans and Democrats ahead of November elections that will determine the political control of Congress next year.


The suit is expected to claim that Obama exceeded his executive authority in making unilateral changes to the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare.

And then this:

If this doesn't send the S&P to new record highs tomorrow, the Fed better find another market to rig.

Incidentally, for those confused, this is nothing but more theater. If the GOP, i.e., the orange folding lawnchair, really wanted to go after Obama, they would have impeached.

Meanwhile, somewhere in the bowels of the Kremlin, Putin is cackling like a madman.


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Wed, 07/30/2014 - 18:46 | 5024806 surf0766
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Wed, 07/30/2014 - 18:48 | 5024815 Latina Lover
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Does this mean we finally get to see his REAL birth certicate and citizenship?

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 18:52 | 5024834 surf0766
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When does he pay his fair share ?

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 18:56 | 5024844 Gaius Frakkin' ...
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Since the last impeachment of a president went absolutely nowhere, I'm sure this lawsuit will entertain for about a week, if that...

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 18:57 | 5024856 flacon
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The last impeachment backfired on the Repubs. Remember Ken Starr?

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 19:01 | 5024881 11b40
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Sure do.....he is the character who spent about $100,000,000 taxpayer dollars poking around in Bill Clinton's underware.  The funny is, if it had not been for the blue dress, he would have proved nothing - zip, nada, zero.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 19:10 | 5024920 chumbawamba
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Just stop the hatin', y'all!

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 19:23 | 5024975 cifo
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Complete waste of time and money.

But what else can they (congress) do?

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 19:31 | 5025002 cowdiddly
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Right, it will take more than 2.5 years to even get to the courts if at all. You have to laugh because if you think about how sad our leadership has become you would cry. We are the laughing stock of the entire world.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 19:33 | 5025014 Comte de Saint ...
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Mr. President, please implement Martial Law in THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, abolish Congress and the Supreme Court, and govern by decree. 

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 19:34 | 5025016 cowdiddly
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done and done

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 19:42 | 5025036 r00t61
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It's been mentioned before, but if the Demopublicans were actually mad about Obamacare, they could simply choose to de-fund it.  That is one of the explicitly-defined powers of Congress in the Constitution.

That they haven't done so, and decided to grace us instead with the usual WWE pro-wrestling theatre of a "lawsuit," should tell anyone with a functioning brain all they need to know.

"Politics is show business for ugly people."


Wed, 07/30/2014 - 20:09 | 5025153 Comte de Saint ...
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The US legal system doesn’t have any jurisdiction over Barack Obama, since the title of President is merely a symbolic position defined in the Constitution to effectively govern the brute and ignorant masses, while giving these savages a false sense of freedom and independence. Mr. Obama is the current Viceroy of THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, the chief British government official and representative of the British Monarch in those territories. He is also a Patriarch representing His Holiness Pope Francis I and appointed to manage Vatican’s secular affairs.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 20:22 | 5025213 TeamDepends
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He is also a fudge packing, muslim, communist, illegal alien, choom smokin', C student who is lost without a teleprompter.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 21:57 | 5025627 I am a Man I am...
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choom smokin' was a low blow

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 22:35 | 5025754 Liberal
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As a staunch liberal, I just don't get you Constitutionalists. Why don't you want to be ruled by your government officials? Why would you ever want to, like, run your own life and stuff?

Life is hard enough as it is! Think about it. You never have to think again!

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 23:45 | 5026053 jwoop66
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right on, dude!   Don't worry, the R's are just setting the stage to throw the next election.   They probably feel they are getting uncomfortably close to winning; and therebye having to do stuff(only one or two small things) that is in thier party platform.  


I can see jebbushromney sayin," I coulda been a contenda, challie! I coulda been someone!"

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 20:23 | 5025218 Spastica Rex
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He's also Muslim and Jewish at the same time.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 20:31 | 5025255 armageddon addahere
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They're the worst kind.


Wed, 07/30/2014 - 21:24 | 5025473 wee-weed up
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I hate this lawless president with every fiber of my being...

And think we will destroy this country.

But with that said...

I think the Republicans are such spinless wussies.

They're deathly afraid of what the MSM...

Will say about them.

So they're going the suit route in hopes...

Someone else will do their dirty work for them.

We're so fucked!

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 21:44 | 5025572 Anusocracy
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You can't despise Barack Abominable enough.

But then that was true of Bush and will be true of whoever comes next.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 22:10 | 5025674 CheapBastard
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But ... 'he didn't build that.'

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 01:03 | 5026225 willwork4food
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No he didn't and either did bush 2. Their handler's did.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 22:39 | 5025790 Glissurvive
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Ditto !!


Our only way to live free agin will be, unfortanutly, pick up arms !

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 01:10 | 5026232 RichardParker
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Let me be clear.  If you like your Manchurian Candidate President, you can keep your Manchurian Candidate President.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 22:09 | 5025668 eXMachina
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Wed, 07/30/2014 - 20:30 | 5025249 centerline
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Not quite.  The US is a corporation, not a territory. It's owners; however, are not plain to see.

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 09:35 | 5026907 Duffy
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I see that theory a lot, based on a certain ACT in the late 1800s, right?


Not actually true.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 21:28 | 5025499 Antifaschistische
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since they like to tout the virtues of democracy, I say get rid of them all and replace them with voting terminals along side the ATM machines.

anything that doesn't receive at least a 50% thumbs up (based on the entire voting population) doesn't pass.  boom done.  democracy inacted.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 22:09 | 5025663 DeadFred
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So Kim Kardashian will be president? Cool!

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 00:44 | 5026185 Georgiabelle
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Except that America is a constitutional republic, not a democracy. A constitutional republic has some similarities to democracy in that it uses democratic processes to elect representatives and pass new laws, etc.  The critical difference lies in the fact that a constitutional republic has a constitution that limits the powers of the government.  It also spells out how the government is structured, creating checks on its power and balancing power between the different branches.

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 07:16 | 5026527 shouldvekilledthem
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I think the word which you're looking for is plutocracy.

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 11:26 | 5027397 bread n circuses
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Naivete is just so cute!

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 22:15 | 5025695 Plato's Law
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Very good.  The acronym representing this is "CWAC" for Congress Writes All Checks. 

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 08:26 | 5026643 FrankieGoesToHo...
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If they were actually mad about obamacare, they wouldnt have passed it.

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 09:14 | 5026813 One World Mafia
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Too late for the money from the last funding.  They should not fund at next opportunity and sue to hold him up from further implementing the overreach till then.

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 10:35 | 5027140 hardmedicine
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It would be far easier if Obama would actually go for MARTIAL LAW....... maybe then we could get on with it.  As it goes now it just continues on in it's three ring circus atmosphere.  I'm so tired of people telling me the economy is getting better!!!


What about all the empty commercial real estate?  What about all the local businesses going bankrupt?  What about all the state Unemployment funds going bust?  State Unemployment down here in Texas is just turning people down for benefits by finding of fact instead of telling people the fund is broke.  This is partially why the unemployment numbers appear low. 


We are seriously considering getting the hell out of this country.  Perhaps New Zealand will be a better place to ride out this storm.  This JOKE of a country and politics is NOT FUNNY ANY MORE!


Thu, 07/31/2014 - 06:47 | 5026495 hot sauce technician
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It's not just US leadership that has come to a dead end, it's governments worldwide. The big biz/big gov model that has become a staple of modern statesmanship is corrupt at its core. Its ammo is fiat, its weapon is debt, and its objective is subjugation of the herd towards the needs of those in power and their cronies. China,Russia, Israel, south Africa... you name the country and it seems as if this is the model du jour. 

You can argue that it was invented in late 19th century England (universal suffrage, nationalism, compulsory education etc) and was refined in early 20th in the US (federal reserve, new deal), but that's for the academics. At this point the only way out is to "opt out" - live minimally within your means and associate only with those you're comfortable with. The internet is practically our only hope.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 19:35 | 5025005 Comte de Saint ...
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Wed, 07/30/2014 - 19:34 | 5025009 sessinpo
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chumbawamba   Just stop the hatin', y'all!


Fighting evil is only hatred in a leftist view.'

You are chump.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 21:09 | 5025415 medium giraffe
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pay attention ffs.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 20:30 | 5025247 Hobbleknee
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More was spent on that impeachment than the 9-11 investigation.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 21:10 | 5025420 Mitzibitzi
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Are we counting the $2.012 trillion that were apparently maybe missing from the defence budget the day before, never to be seen or questioned again (given that the only records seem to have been in that exact section of the Pentagon plus in Blg 7 of the WTC).

Or are we letting that one slide by and only counting the $814 million that have been spent on the rebuilding of the site that no-one seems to admit contributing?

And while we're at that, are we wondering why there was dug an estimated 130 foot deep hole at the center of the foundations of the new World Trade Tower building - which was a big fookin hole one day and apparently filled with rebarred concrete the very next morning?

And we're going to examine the business dealings of, say, Dick Cheney's extended family (6 or more slightly dodgy ones) that all appear to have made a boatload of money from investments in various military-industrial endeavours in the few years following?



And I'm NOT a conspiracy theorist, I can just read the actual fucking facts and smell a rat. Haven't got a clue who was actually behind 911, but the balance of evidence points pretty heavily to it being an inside job.

Whenever I wonder about such things, I apply the 'who benefits?' query. And there's only a couple of answers to that. And only one had the power to tell the second (the Russian PVO Strany would have been harder to penetrate, THEN - I spent 8 years as an air-defence engineer) most effective air defence network in the world to go fuck off and play elsewhere, that day.

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 08:19 | 5026624 StormShadow
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Might wanna go to ground now, for thou hast spoken the truth, and much too much of it...the VIPR team is near

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 11:31 | 5027427 bread n circuses
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Hey hey,
I don't know about all that other stuff but you have to remember that rebuilding the World trade site pumped $814 million into the economy and created lots of jobs.


Wed, 07/30/2014 - 19:03 | 5024888 max2205
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But the markets up 300% since...bullish

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 19:08 | 5024913 Escrava Isaura
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Bread and Circus!

Our Empire, pardon me, our Republic is making progress.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 19:06 | 5024907 booboo
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No, so does that mean it backfired. How about some more empirical evidence?

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 20:17 | 5025188 roadhazard
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$44 million spent for an acquittal.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 21:13 | 5025215 booboo
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He was impeached, look it up. It's a shit stain the lying perv will retain forever and obviously something with which democrat groupies have yet to come to terms.



Wed, 07/30/2014 - 22:00 | 5025635 yrbmegr
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You can impeach a ham sandwich.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 20:20 | 5025206 Stoploss
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No impeachment, not now, not ever. This excersise is about documentation, since he does not have the power to sign executive orders without going through congress first.

That's it.

It is the democrats who are threatening impeachment to get votes. The damage is done, no going back.   Watch what happens to the liberal democratic party, it's going to come apart at the seams, and rightfully so.

Slow and painful is the course, steady as she goes, because this idiot will go down with the ship. Count on it...

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 20:40 | 5025283 Dead Man Walking
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agree- Obammy will ruin himself. Hopefully before he ruins the country completely.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 23:34 | 5026015 GeorgeHayduke
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Liberal democratic party? Where is that? Three or so members of congress? You guys crack me up. You're so far right that anything outside of your very narrow view is lliberal. There's no concept of center, no gray area. There's only black and white, liberal or conservative.

Please tell me, what was the last piece of major "liberal" legislation that didn't serve corporate interests? Please fill me in on this huge shift to the left in the past 20 or more years. I'd like to know. Inform this poor mental midget.

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 00:13 | 5026124 Buckaroo Banzai
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You fail to understand that corporatism and communism are not in any way mutually exclusive. In fact, they go together great, like chocolate and peanut butter.

Exhibit One: the People's Republic of China.

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 01:13 | 5026238 RichardParker
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Well said, Buckaroo!  Where do you think Lenin and Trotsky got their funding?  LOL

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 01:31 | 5026264 HardAssets
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The various labels such as 'liberal' and 'conservative' are to fool the true believer sheep. They mean nothing.

It is a system for criminal psychopaths to steal and control.

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 01:48 | 5026293 SFopolis
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I have to agree with George.  For such a thinking site, I see very little reasonin when it comes to perceptions of Obama, or the Democrats.  I would say the Republicans are far more gone and fucked than the Democrats.  They Squeal like little girls every time a corporate power is threatened and they want to go to war under false pretenses left and right to destroy any economy we ever had.  Remember Iraq?  

I know Vietnam was the same.... sort of... under Democrats, but that was two generations ago.  And very different circumstances.  Anti-commi was the goal, not just oil profits.

Have a good night.

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 02:46 | 5026351 AmericanFUPAcabra
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Not that I am defending the pubes, but it's always the same names that vote yes for military action no matter the pretense. Money needs to be made and they get a slice every time they sell the US' old tech and surplus sloppy seconds to the highest bidders. The same 5 or 6 UN or NATO shills that do all the leg work pandering, pleading and lying before hearings to get their way. The Brits call them whips. McCain, Graham, Corker, McConnel, Rubio etc, There are still a few R who vote against said wars and incursions but always the minority. It amazes me how McCain still gets elected. Only thing that guy is good at is gobbling AIPAC dick and killing U.S. Naval officers. Term limits anyone?

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 21:42 | 5025564 bonin006
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He's the guy in the background in the picture:

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 23:27 | 5025986 GeorgeHayduke
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typical misguided political bullshit. We still have no believable official story about what happened on 911. Not a single banker is in jail for the trillions spent to bail out the "financial" sector for their scams and cons. NSA spying abounds....and yet the Rethugs want expend energy and money to sue Obama....Not that Obama is a saint or a good president at all, but the house republicans are about the biggest bunch of infantile losers on the planet.

Oh well, maybe this will help to speed along the inevitable collapse so we can rebuild from the ashes.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 21:26 | 5025487 Redneck Hippy
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The House has nothing better to do before they take the rest of August off.

After voting 50 times or so to repeal Obamacare, now they're mad that he delayed its full implementation.  Go figure. 

Maybe they think impeachment-lite will satisfy their teabagging constitutents, but I bet not.

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 00:16 | 5026135 Buckaroo Banzai
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You took a wrong turn somewhere.

FailyKos and HuffPuff are thataway, friend.

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 07:35 | 5026552 StychoKiller
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Can this be a class-action lawsuit?  I'll think of something (not too hard to do!) to pin on the Obamatron!

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 18:53 | 5024838 The Gooch
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Panem et circences.
Until all the sociopaths are dangling in the breeze,
nothing changes.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 18:58 | 5024865 Say What Again
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I learned a new today.  I like this phrase

Panem et circences...

It was Juvenal that coined this system, a mechanism of influential power over the Roman mass. "Panem et Circensus", literally "bread and circuses", was the formula for the well-being of the population, and thus a political strategy. This formula offered a variety of pleasures such as: the distribution of food, public baths, gladiators, exotic animals, chariot races, sports competition, and theater representation. It was an efficient instrument in the hands of the Emperors to keep the population peaceful, and at the same time giving them the opportunity to voice themselves in these places of performance.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 19:16 | 5024890 The Gooch
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< s i c > (The Gooch)
edit: I believe I stumbled upon that phrase right here as well.
Thanks ZH'ers for 3 yrs and 2 days.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 21:29 | 5025504 RafterManFMJ
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Add this one to your inventory, Say What Again.

Fiat justitia ruat caelum

I've been trying to find it on a bumper sticker

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 21:35 | 5025528 Say What Again
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"Let justice be done though the heavens fall." The maxim signifies the belief that justice must be realized regardless of consequences.


I like that too!!!

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 23:18 | 5025957 Professorlocknload
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Prudentia Vincet

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 00:31 | 5026165 Oh regional Indian
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One of my favourites, learned right here:

Mundus vult decipiergo decipiatur!
Wed, 07/30/2014 - 22:31 | 5025762 panem et circenses
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And today it's food stamps for bread and cheap smart phones & flat screen TV for leisure. It works!

And here is the end result, pretty inline with expectation:

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 19:14 | 5024938 Groundhog Day
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all this wonderful news means we see spx 2000 in August.....fur sure

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 19:30 | 5024995 sessinpo
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Latina Lover     Does this mean we finally get to see his REAL birth certicate and citizenship?G


Who cares? Even if he was born in the US, Obummer is still the worst President ever.

I understand the concept that Obummer may not be legally eligible to be President, but he is. That is fact. We must deal with reality and the actions Obummer is taking. Obummer would do the same things he is doing regardless of his eligibility. That is why birthers got trashed.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 20:52 | 5025331 JuliaS
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If RP was an undocumented Mexican and walked here barefoot right across the desert, I'd still vote for him in a heartbeat. I care about what the man does, and not what the papers say. If Obama was as white as an albino pig and a straight descendant of Thomas Paine himself he'd not be any less of a scumbag with his kind of track record.

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 00:25 | 5026152 Buckaroo Banzai
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So apparently, you prefer the Rule of Man to the Rule of Law? As long as it is the "right" man, of course...correct?

You have fallen into their trap, and might want to rethink your approach.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 21:35 | 5025529 jusman
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All these comments about "the worst president ever" seem to think that Obama has any real power.  He is a puppet as many on this site realise.  Forget thinking that changing the president (or the bought congress and bought senate) would actually change much.  He has become an easy target - but he is NOT the problem...the corporatocracy and certainly the prtochemical industry has a lot more blame to assume, but they stay in the shadows.  Obama is a figurehead - that's it!

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 22:31 | 5025766 Abitdodgie
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You do not have to be American to be the CEO of McDonalds so why does the CEO of UNITED STATES have to be Ameican , people please sort this one out its not rocket science.

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 00:23 | 5026145 Buckaroo Banzai
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You are missing the point. Obama's constitutional ineligibility was a critical qualification for his candidacy. It is a giant "FUCK YOU" to anyone who thinks we live under the rule of law.

This didn't happen randomly.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 20:00 | 5025121 kchrisc
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Born CIA. Citizenship CIA.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 20:32 | 5025260 Stuck on Zero
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Latina Lover: "Does this mean we finally get to see his REAL birth certicate and citizenship?"

Answer: No.  Those are really well protected secrets.  The data Snowden stole not very well protected.


Thu, 07/31/2014 - 03:47 | 5026394 FreedomGuy
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Let's throw in the sealed college transcripts, too.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 18:48 | 5024817 linniepar
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So, death penalty? 

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 18:50 | 5024824 surf0766
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they will punish us with 8 more years of dope and chains.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 19:12 | 5024929 813kml
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$10 fine and 100 hours community service as drink cart girl at nearest public golf course.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 22:21 | 5025717 Mr. Crisp
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I already have that job. It was the best I could get. (Those wigs get hot. It makes my mascara run when I sweat).

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 19:01 | 5024882 Kirk2NCC1701
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Tyler: "If the GOP, i.e. the orange folding-chair, really wanted to go after Obama, they would have impeached.

Meanwhile, somewhere in the bowels of the Kremlin, Putin is cackling like a madman."

Best line I heard all day.  Attaboy, Tyler!  I swear you could moonlight as a script writer for a sitcom.  This is at the level of "Boston Legal" and Alan Shore.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 19:04 | 5024894 max2205
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I think Boener should be impeached because he is a worthless dick

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 19:20 | 5024961 Kassandra
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I think you mean a worthless orange dick

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 00:28 | 5026157 Buckaroo Banzai
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That is an insult to worthless orange dicks everywhere.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 19:58 | 5025102 Mike Ochisbent
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Yeah, but watching him blubber like a schoolgirl makes me hurl.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 20:21 | 5025195 centerline
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Novel idea...

MIC assumes control of government.  NSA/CIA/FBI/DHS/IRS/etc. purges all info on these asshats.  They all get thier day in court of course - immediately.  Info vetted.  Connections traced.  No stone left unturned.

If the rule of law, our principles mean something, we have to uphold them.  That is a sword that cuts both ways.  Right now, it is in it's sheath.

Yeah, it doesn't solve all the problems.  But on a lesser of evils sort of measurement - it's about all we have left at this point.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 21:31 | 5025509 espirit
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Still not buying into the 'lesser of two evils' meme, and had that conversation with my significant other yesterday.

Fucking evil... is evil, period.  Anarchy, or illusion of choice is the only real selection the proles have.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 22:22 | 5025727 centerline
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With ya actually.  Find myself in that place all the time though.  Looking for exits.  Haven't seen any though.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 21:01 | 5025369 buzzardsluck
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Went to the doctor the other day and told him my dick had turned orange.  Doc asked me what I did for a living, told him I just sit around watching porn and eating cheetos all day.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 20:05 | 5025137 centerline
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Right there Captain.  Engines on impulse speed...  moving into geosynchronous orbit.  No sense in anything more dramatic since we aren't going anywhere.

This is BS... premium grade.  USDA approved.  Nothing more.  A big fucking political circle jerk that will go nowhere.

Ya wanna know what is interesting though...  my wife had dinner with girl friends last night.  Middle class sheeple sort of folks.  My wife is sheeple - for what it is worth.  The whole "NOT" impeaching Obama has raised awareness of why he should be impeached - or not.  People (errr... sheeple) are starting to say "WTF?"  Her friends were suddenly awake (misguided... but awake).



Wed, 07/30/2014 - 20:12 | 5025161 agNau
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"Did you plug the hole yet, Daddy?"

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 20:15 | 5025176 JuliaS
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And we'll be footing the bill for legal expenses. The congress can sue eachother all they like. We're paying for the circus.

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 00:29 | 5026163 Buckaroo Banzai
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A circus is at least entertaining. I'd call this a circle jerk.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 20:45 | 5025294 villainvomit
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99% of the house and senate are worthless greedy lying bastards.  Not to mention, they are in session for what 29 days for the rest of the year ?

Tough job....light session schedule, legalized insider trading, money from lobbyist, their own health and retirement plans....and their wealth goes parabolic after election.....worthless.

Almost as worthless as the white house with all it's admin including Odumbass and I can't even think of a name for Biden, so I'll just call him Odumbass.s bitch. 


Wed, 07/30/2014 - 21:18 | 5025447 doctor10
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Boehner and the Pubbies can vote to defund anytime,  ANYTHING the "Big O" decides to do -whether its "Constitutional" -or not.

All this is a freakin' vote-getter-for each side- going into the fall campaign season

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 23:29 | 5025998 Da Yooper
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It took 6 years to realize this POS is incompetent & you are suing him not trying him for treason WTF


what a waste of time & a slap in the face to the US taxpaying public  

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 00:03 | 5026111 TheMeatTrapper
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Exactly. The only way to save this country is to let 3/4 of the people in it die as a result of their own decisions.

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 00:05 | 5026113 palmereldritch
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Obama is a lawyer by trade.  in his defense he will claim ignorance of the law.

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 12:21 | 5027679 starman
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And bamm! 

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 18:47 | 5024810 neuronius
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were i a nationalist, i would be completely embarrassed.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 18:54 | 5024849 McMolotov
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I think it's so bad at this point that other nations are embarrassed for us. It's like watching a retarded child at a spelling bee.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 18:58 | 5024864 To_the_moon
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No we passed that point long ago, now we are waiting for the US to choke on a bretzel and be done with it.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 19:06 | 5024877 The Gooch
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"retarded" children have ways of enlightening you on a whole different level. These are "retarded", "elected" "officials".

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 19:04 | 5024891 Kirk2NCC1701
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Good thing I didn't have my coffee in hand, would've spilled it.

Glad to see you're back and in form.  Cheers.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 19:20 | 5024962 Ms. Erable
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It's a ludicrous-speed train wreck gone full retard; you can't help but watch, and you can't decide whether to laugh or cry at the sight of it.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 19:25 | 5024979 The Gooch
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Watch the other hand.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 19:39 | 5025029 gatorengineer
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Retard meter has been cranked to 11, they broke the knob off and swallowed,  and they are just running around the room yelling "pudding"....

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 20:11 | 5025159 centerline
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I swear we are one step away from this... when the antics make Tosh.O or something on a regular basis.  Fucking Idiocracy.

Mel Brooks, eat your heart out baby!  You ain't got nothing on real life!

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 19:43 | 5025038 TheRedScourge
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Warning: Approaching maximum movie reference density!

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 23:08 | 5025119 Ms. Erable
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It's approaching the red dawn moment for the running man as his total recall of the tropic thunder hammers his brainscan activity to less than zero. Meanwhile, the good, the bad, and the ugly that support the Manchurian candidate each grasp a fistful of dollars while holding out for a few dollars more in the twilight gunsmoke of Silverado. It's a bigger mess than having snakes on a plane; a true sharknado event horizon when one comes to the realization that Olympus has fallen and been buried alive under a tombstone.

Writers are so prone to accepting imagined challenges...

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 19:59 | 5025114 Mike Ochisbent
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Since I'm an earthist I consider all this horseshit to be bullish for popcorn and bourbon.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 18:49 | 5024811 Budd aka Sidewinder
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Suing the President???

Remember when you were a little kid and another little kid would do something you didn't like and you would say, 'I'm going to sue you!'

Fucking pussies

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 18:53 | 5024841 Major Major Major
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I'll sue you in England!

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 18:53 | 5024843 grgy
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Correct you are Budd aka Sidewinder.  If Boehner had any stones, they would have impeached his sorry ass.  This is indeed just theatre.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 18:55 | 5024848 Bangin7GramRocks
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If this doesn't work, they will threaten to "tell my Dad!"

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 18:58 | 5024861 11b40
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Actually, stupid pussies.

These yoyos act like the shoe will never be on the other foot, as they continue to pour more poison in the well.

What if the Dems had sued Bush for lying us into war?  Now those could have been some real fireworks.

Not only that, but the Dummycrats are raking in millions from their base as Repukes just keep handing them issues to fundraise & campaign on.

Once again they prove be the finest Congress that money can buy.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 19:06 | 5024901 Winston Churchill
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I thought the president could not be sued while in office.Wasn't that the point of

the Impeachment provision, because he has executive temporary immunity,so he

can do his job without distraction.I know I read it somewhere.

If not Clinton would have been sued ,and jailed prolly.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 19:15 | 5024943 813kml
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I think the idea is to let lawyers sort it out for 2.5 years while Republicans look like they actually did something.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 19:53 | 5025076 The Gooch
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At tax serf expense.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 19:24 | 5024971 nonclaim
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Impeachment would be the right way but the "race card" gets him free... so the next best thing is to get sued due to his executive acts which is also a legal way to impeachment if found guilty.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 20:48 | 5025314 AllWorkedUp
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Tribe owned President sued by a tribe owned congress, tried by a tribe owned court.


Wed, 07/30/2014 - 21:52 | 5025600 The Gooch
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Financed by...
Wait! Who owns the federal reserve again?

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 18:47 | 5024812 Meat Hammer
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Manufactured to distract us from...?

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 18:51 | 5024826 Bay of Pigs
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Moar war...

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 21:40 | 5025559 espirit
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Prolly the multiple haircuts taken on multiple levels.  Preparation H is gonna be in short supply.

People are going to be so angry at each other, you're going need a scorecard to determine who the real bad guys are.

Make sure you duck when it heads your way.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 18:51 | 5024831 NOTaREALmerican
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the smart-n-savvy people winning.    What else?

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 18:59 | 5024874 Professorlocknload
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Boner's big immigration bill.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 19:02 | 5024887 nmewn
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Fucking everything.

IRS scandal, VA scandal, the continuing ObamaCare fiasco, real unemployment, Fast & Furious scandal, Benghazi, appointing ANOTHER SENATOR to guide "foreign policy" (such as it is because that reset button worked so well), NSA spying on "citizens" nauseum.

Anyone of which would have the legacy media howling in the streets with righteous indignation and calling for his scalp if he were anyone else.

But they supported this asshole and his smartest move was putting Biden in as his Veep and his second smartest move was not pulling him off the ticket for the second go around.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 19:11 | 5024925 lotsoffun
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nmewn - senator carpet bagger that had NOTHING to do with new york state - except the huge number of bitter sex in the city bitches (male and female) in nyc that supported her.  they all get what they deserve.


Wed, 07/30/2014 - 19:36 | 5025021 nmewn
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The majority are masochists...or thieves.

I mean really, she's a White Sox fan, no, a Yankees fan, no, both! She went on another "listening tour" and discovered there are more Yankees fans in NY (of all places) than White Sox fans.

She probably went "dead broke" buying all the Yankee paraphernalia and paying rental space to keep the White Sox crap in

I wonder what she'll be this time around, prolly a Cleveland Indian fan ;-)

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 19:40 | 5025031 gatorengineer
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thats the next senator from the great state of Illinoid you are talking about there.  I would watch my mouth.... or you be razist

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 21:45 | 5025580 Yes_Questions
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They supported the asshole they were told to in 08', once the voters were given their "choices"


in 2016, MSM will support a brand spanking new asshole, right after the most likely successful primary candidates for the red and blue wings of Party One visit the Bilderbergs late summer.


in 2002, they supported pResident asshole too.  Though, not so much during the chimp's run in 2000.  



Wed, 07/30/2014 - 18:48 | 5024818 Itchy and Scratchy
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Won't stand up in any Kenyan court of law!

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 18:50 | 5024823 Peter Pan
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They finally have the guts to sue Obama, but who will have the guts to sue America for overstepping the bounds of economics, politics and humanity?

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 18:52 | 5024835 Budd aka Sidewinder
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DC has become Hollywood.....A friend of mine once said the great thing about Hollywood is you get to act like you're in high school for the rest of your life

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 18:54 | 5024846 markar
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DC is just Hollywood for ugly people

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 19:05 | 5024898 Escrava Isaura
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Go easy there, cowboys.

I live in DC. People are very nice here…. Even the tourists.

Plenty of both!

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 19:21 | 5024960 813kml
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With an avatar like that, methinks thou doth protest too much.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 20:07 | 5025144 Escrava Isaura
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Beautiful face, make your intentions clear... if we are going to date!

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 21:30 | 5025508 Yes_Questions
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would the offspring moonwalk to eleven?

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 21:44 | 5025576 Escrava Isaura
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Are you trying to pick me up?

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 20:28 | 5025238 Jendrzejczyk
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I'm in DC too, and we are the ugliest fucking city on the planet.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 20:48 | 5025315 Escrava Isaura
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Are you from Latvia?

And live in Virginia?

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