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Ironically with Europe imploding, it is America that is the source of our quote du jour (via BBG):

  • OBAMA SAYS NEED TO `FUNDAMENTALLY RETHINK' HOW GOVERNMENT WORKS
  • OBAMA CALLS ON CONGRESS TO GIVE HIM POWERS TO STREAMLINE GOVT

Let's just give Obama unlimited powers to fix all government.... and indefinitely detain anyone for "domestic terrorism purposes" as well (wait, that already happened) Sure. Why not. If we felt like it we would chart how under Obama, debt held by the public will have increased by over $5 trillion by the end of his first term, compared to $6.3 trillion under all other presidents. We don't feel like it.

 

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Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:28 | 2061796 mkanterm
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Sounds way too similar to Adolf.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:30 | 2061806 I think I need ...
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time to panic

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:32 | 2061822 camaro68ss
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good idea, lets give obama more power to fuck up america faster!.......

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:37 | 2061872 Vaiman
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If congress goes along with his request ....they all have rocks in their heads!  

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:44 | 2061931 john39
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brainless puppets do what they are told by their handlers...

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:59 | 2062012 kridkrid
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To include the president.  This isn't about Obama gaining power, this is about the fascist shadow government's grip on the process.  They don't care who occupies the white house because they occupy the candidates (and have since as far back as at least JFK). They know that the proverbial shit is about to hit the fan.  They are doing what they can to strengthen the apparatus to hold power.  May you live in interesting times.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xhZk8ronces -

 

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 13:02 | 2062023 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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Since we are discusing things, JFK looked to be the perfect patsy, but his gosh darn bro Robert seems to have had a conscience, and his brother's ear.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 13:04 | 2062041 Born Patriot
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This is plain BS!! I can't take it any more. Get this un-American MUSLIM out of this great country, NOW! It's time to restore the constitution and re-found America based on principles of freedom of association. Ron Paul 2012!!!

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 13:09 | 2062071 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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He isn't muslim, he is godless.  He worships from the tit of the illuminatti, where there is no god, just Lucifer.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 13:18 | 2062106 chumbawamba
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He's 100% Nigger, and I hope I can say that now without pansy-assed faggots jumping all over my case for it.  I think it's beyond obvious by now...

I am Chumbawamba.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 13:21 | 2062120 Theta_Burn
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WOW and thay call Trav fucked-up.......

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 13:57 | 2062291 pemdas
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Ignoranus: A person who's both stupid and an asshole.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 14:49 | 2062327 GetZeeGold
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OMG...he actually blamed "Tricky Dick" Nixon for the government's woes?

 

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 17:21 | 2063186 trav7777
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The last vestiges of the Old republic are being swept away.

Fear will keep the local systems in line. Fear of this battle station.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 17:28 | 2063219 trav7777
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For what, stating facts?  Everything I write on the subject of race can be PITIFULLY easily verified as true and accurate.  You may not LIKE IT, but that don't make it false.

you'll notice a distinct lack of the N word in my speech.  I usually only use passingly derogatory references to asians and that is because of how me and some of my best friends talk to each other using slurs.  I also use injun to distinguish from indians.

I don't find it necessary to refer to people like NeObama in racist terms...because I am not actually a racist.  You are just so conditioned to respond to particular facts, a "mental 3rd rail," that you have no cognitive defense mechanism other than this cloture tactic of screaming DATS RAYCISS at me.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 18:46 | 2063487 Theta_Burn
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Just fucking with you.

I hear you, my daughters certainly WONT be marrying outside their race...

Where here to enlighten not insult...but then again as was pointed out below "this is fight club".

As far as my conditioned responses, well wouldn't it be nice if we all conducted ourselves online as if we were face to face with some big mofo who would fuck you up if you popped off like that....

 

 

 

 

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 13:21 | 2062122 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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If you put the word "House" in front of it it would be more apropo.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 13:37 | 2062202 Kaiser Sousa
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yeah, the fact that he didnt reveals that he doesnt get it...

just a cracker doin what crackers do...and i hope i can say that without offending my white folks who understand who the real enemies r...peace

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 13:47 | 2062241 chumbawamba
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I've liberated the word.  No one owns it anymore (unless you like living the post-slave mentality).

But tell me, if "house nigger" is acceptable, is "White House Nigger" equally so?

Fuck words, I'm more interested in the content of one's character, and by that measure, Obama is a nigger.

I am Chumbawamba.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 13:52 | 2062271 Theta_Burn
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+1

Content of one's character

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 14:02 | 2062305 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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Fight Club, where somone punches another in the face and then helps them off the ground. 

We are the all singing, all dancing crap of the universe.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 17:23 | 2063195 trav7777
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fuck you, racist speech like that isn't acceptable.

You're one of the real enemies with your PC bullshit

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 13:40 | 2062215 BigJim
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Chumba, you usually have something interesting and intelligent (or at least funny) to say.

What happened?

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 13:51 | 2062263 chumbawamba
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Sure, anyone can call Obama a nigger.  But why is it controversial to state the obvious?  Do I always have to have something intelligent (or at least funny) to say?  In all cases, you know that Chumba always cuts through the bullshit right to the chase, and the crux of the matter is that Obama is a nigger, just like Bush before him and Clinton before him.

-Chumblez.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 15:19 | 2062624 swani
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Chumbawamba 

 It's only offensive to use that particular word because it has only been used, in the negative sense, to describe dark skinned people, and not necessarily, dark skinned people that were slaves, therefore, that particular word was not appropriate to the point that you were making, nor was it an original, or particularly creative, choice. If you had said "slave", "lackey", "peon", "apparatchik", "bitch", "boot licker", "whore", whatever, it probably wouldn't have offended anyone. I mean what does the colour of his skin have to do with anything? The colour of his skin should have nothing to do with why people are disgusted with him. Most people here know that the people that are making the important rules are not in the public eye and that most elected officials made a deal to toe the party line a long time ago, and unless any of them are willing to commit Hare Kari while in office, they will just be following orders and marketing policy to the sheeple. 

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 15:27 | 2062681 ShankyS
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You left out spear chucker - just sayin - to get all eliments in place. /sarc

 

Actually as anger grows towards him, what was once not a racial issue now tends to blurr the lines. He was a man when he started and as his failure expands and as anger grows towards him, he d/evolves to a black man, so race comes back into the equation. 

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 16:01 | 2062848 Hephasteus
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That's only offensive to stupid british people who got speared by the zulu nation.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 17:29 | 2063224 trav7777
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now you just made yourself a bitch by trying to de racialize the word.

No.  Busch was not a nigger.  Neither was Clitton.  They were white.

Sat, 01/14/2012 - 14:17 | 2064691 chumbawamba
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Oh, shut up, you nigger.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 17:22 | 2063190 trav7777
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DATS RAYCISS

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 14:45 | 2062508 Father Lucifer
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Name droping will get you nowhere!

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 13:18 | 2062104 redpill
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Newt, please don't try to pose as a Ron Paul supporter and spout the Muslim line.  The Bain capital thing isn't going to work on Romney either.  Just drop out of the race and shut up already.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 13:27 | 2062157 TheFourthStooge-ing
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Born Patriot sounds like he might be one of Freddie's sock puppets.

 

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 23:01 | 2064016 StychoKiller
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Of all the things to charge the Romneylan with, asset stripping is the least of his faults.  He's a hypocritical, opportunist, but the Noot cannot accuse him of that, because the Noot is the same thing!

Sat, 01/14/2012 - 04:23 | 2064290 Urban Redneck
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Perhaps if Newt had spent more time at Forstman Little being an economic opportunist and less time being a self promoting political opportunist- he could phrase the argument more effectively.  But the sins of of the central banks themselves- ZIRP and monetization, result in the asset stripping of inflation which robs savers and consumers alike.  Bankers at privately held institutions taking record bonuses when their firms are utterly insolvent and only able to function and operate due to huge taxpayer funded liquidity lines, which don't even addresss the underlying insolvency, are another form of asset stripping.  My problem with the LBO business model is three fold, first the asset stripping to front load ROI, then the globalist outsourcing mechanics of business optimization, and finally the next greatest fool con of flipping deliberately impaired assets to others.  The LBO formula (even Bain's) is simple - maximum ROI in minimum time, it has nothing to do with jobs.  Since politicians are inherently liars, you would think they would be more adept at exposing the lies of thier competitors.    

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 13:19 | 2062111 kridkrid
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Stop it.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 13:09 | 2062074 kridkrid
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what I think... I think our fascist leaders thought they had JFK controlled via his father... but his father had a stroke and was incapacitated.  JFK and his brother quickly became threats. 

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 13:07 | 2062045 Oh regional Indian
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Spot on krid krid. It's the sound of a noose tightening. The slight crackle as well-worn fibers rustle along.

And yet, every day, bright young men slip on the noose/tie that makes them lie and go to LIvE another day. That is a down arrow to your lie even. How bad is that?

And young women, pout out their lips, and in a ritual repeated a billion times a day world-wide.... roll out the dog-penis and apply it lovingly to their lips...

And people wonder why they are lied to...

ori

/ows/

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 14:15 | 2062393 Widowmaker
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JFK was the transition event. 

To this day truth is repressed by the mafia "in charge."  

Even France acknowledges the fucking truth (French assassin on the grassy knoll).

 

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:45 | 2061937 lizzy36
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FYI...The ALL have rocks in their heads.

Why the hell do you think their puppet masters choose them?

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:46 | 2061946 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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Cocaine is a helluva drug!

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:45 | 2061939 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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Cocaine is a helluva drug!

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 13:26 | 2062153 Havana White
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The cocaine crash is a helluva nightmare.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:46 | 2061945 HoofHearted
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Besides Adolf, I am hearing echose of Benito, Joseph Stalin, and FDR! Gold confiscation on the way...glad mine got lost in that horrible boating accident before the jackboots could come take it away. I'm probably a fucking terrorist anyway. I haven't checked recently. But I'd be glad to join that list of terrorists like Washington, Jefferson, Thomas Paine, Sam Adams, etc.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:47 | 2061951 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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How are they going to confiscate gold?  With metal detectors?  Do you know how long that will take?  Besides, they try that and people will think the cops are coming for their guns and that will get very bloody very quickly.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:50 | 2061961 HoofHearted
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You're right of course. They'll probably start with something easy like 401ks...

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:55 | 2061990 viahj
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wouldn't that set off a chain reaction and crash all financial markets, then the brokergages, then the banks, then the pensions, then the governments as the people whom have lost everything take to the streets?

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:59 | 2062017 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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This is the exact problem that TPTB are faced with currently.  They need the dominoes to fall, so they can tighten their grip.  How can they issue QE X without a root cause (politically)?  They can but they don't want to.

How will they set it in motion?  This is why a false flag would be the solution for them, but it has to be bigger than 9/11, because the status quo has become numb to "terrorism".  Yet the police think they have to stop it, and although most POs are ignorant and stupid, they are standing guard.  The Police State that has been built may be the only thing stopping the false flag.  Ironic, no?

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 15:32 | 2062728 ShankyS
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No because when they conficate the 401k they force all funds into treasuries to support the ponzi thus supporting endless QE which endlessly supports the market's illusion all is well. 

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 13:15 | 2062092 thedrickster
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If they take the 401Ks the bathrobes will burn this motherfucker down.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:59 | 2062016 LawsofPhysics
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Just for fun- how about this- 401ks are taken first, then you will be offerred silver and gold for any guns, then no need to confiscate as they will control all essential supply lines and take back the gold in exchange for your survival.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 13:14 | 2062088 LoneCapitalist
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"from my cold dead hands!"

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:53 | 2061979 BoNeSxxx
Fri, 01/13/2012 - 15:44 | 2062778 wisefool
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Snarc: .gov administrated facebook instance updated for "HoofHearted" neordowell associates "Washington" "Jefferson" Tomas Paine" "Sam Adams" and "etc" to be added to "Hoofhearted's" profile

ERROR 404 person record for "etc" not found. ACTION See if we can get "etc" to sign up for facebook with a coupon for a free taco or sign up to enter a drawinging to win an Ipod.

/Snarc

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:50 | 2061962 Roy Bush
Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:53 | 2061977 Urban Redneck
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I hate going to Wikipedia for a translation, but in a pinch...

Law to Remedy the Distress of the People and the Nation

The Reichstag has enacted the following law, which is hereby proclaimed with the assent of the Reichsrat, it having been established that the requirements for a constitutional amendment have been fulfilled:
Article 1
In addition to the procedure prescribed by the constitution, laws of the Reich may also be enacted by the government of the Reich. This includes the laws referred to by Articles 85 Paragraph 2 and Article 87 of the constitution.[2]
Article 2
Laws enacted by the government of the Reich may deviate from the constitution as long as they do not affect the institutions of the Reichstag and the Reichsrat. The rights of the President remain undisturbed.
Article 3
Laws enacted by the Reich government shall be issued by the Chancellor and announced in the Reich Gazette. They shall take effect on the day following the announcement, unless they prescribe a different date. Articles 68 to 77 of the Constitution do not apply to laws enacted by the Reich government.
Article 4
Treaties of the Reich with foreign states which affect matters of Reich legislation shall not require the approval of the bodies of the legislature. The government of the Reich shall issue the regulations required for the execution of such treaties.
Article 5
This law takes effect with the day of its proclamation. It loses force on 1 April 1937 or if the present Reich government is replaced by another.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 13:18 | 2062107 Blank Reg
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A shiver just ran up my spine!

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 14:03 | 2062308 Randall Cabot
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"If congress goes along with his request ....they all have rocks in their heads!"

Or guns to their heads.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 15:34 | 2062737 ShankyS
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or lots of additional fiat in their wallets!

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:37 | 2061887 LawsofPhysics
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"chart how under Obama, debt held by the public will have increased by over $5 trillion by the end of his first term, compared to $6.3 trillion under all other presidents."

 

Yeah, and while we are at it, let's not forget where all that debt came from, can anyone say "socialization of PRIVATE losses".  Fuck these paper pushing fucknuts, give all that debt back to those private entities and let those who profitted pay it down.  Fucking bring on the collapse already, my employees and I know the value of our labor.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:49 | 2061959 847328_3527
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"from the hour of their birth, some are marked out for subjugation, others for rule...."

 

Aristotle in his Politics

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 13:00 | 2062019 GoinFawr
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"Every night and every morn, some to misery are born. Every morn and every night, some are born to sweet delight. Some are born to sweet delight; some are born to endless night." Bill Blake

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 13:23 | 2062133 Bolweevil
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"It's a hazy shade of winter." The Bangles

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 13:35 | 2062192 kridkrid
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"Never eat spinach with a stranger" - Either George Washington or Benjamin Franklin, I forget.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 14:56 | 2062567 Father Lucifer
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"her face, at first just ghostly,
turned a whiter shade of pale"  Keith Reid

Sat, 01/14/2012 - 00:31 | 2064142 WonderDawg
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"I'll gladly pay you Tuesday for a hamburger today."  ~Whimpy

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 13:23 | 2062138 Bwahaha WAGFDSMB
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6.3 and 5 don't add up to 15.  What am I missing here?

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 13:36 | 2062197 kridkrid
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3.7?  did that in my head, so not sure.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:40 | 2061909 margaris
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oh man, does this guy obama deserve to be assaulted now more than ever or what.

Where are the real terrorists / freedom fighters / rebels when you need them?

Its on, its fucking on!

 

 

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:43 | 2061911 TruthInSunshine
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That may be FTMFW quote of the day, but this is the FTMFW quote of the decade, given the debt situation, and harkening back to Senator Obama's impressive words on the floor of the U.S. Senate, as the future POTUS who would bring sanity back to our budget (/sarc/):

 

As President Obama and congressional Republicans joust in the coming weeks over the federal debt ceiling, consider this quote:

The fact that we're here today to debate raising America's debt limit is a sign of leadership failure. Leadership means 'The buck stops here.' Instead, Washington is shifting the burden of bad choices today onto the backs of our children and grandchildren. America has a debt problem and a failure of leadership. Americans deserve better. I therefore intend to oppose the effort to increase America's debt limit.

The speaker: Then-Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., back in 2006.

 

Obama once opposed lifting debt ceiling
Fri, 01/13/2012 - 13:10 | 2062076 Theta_Burn
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Thats the 3rd time this week I've seen this quote, and the 2nd time from you ;-)

My question is why hasn't Ron Paul ( or anyone) called him out on this.

A few yrs pass and everything is forgotten/forgiven

Bill Clinton flip-flop on Nafta was a WTF moment as well

Oh well carry on plebs.....

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 13:25 | 2062145 Bolweevil
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They have a gentleman's agreement to not bust it out until a nationally televised debate.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 13:28 | 2062164 Au_Ag_CuPbCu
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I remember seeing the Bernanke getting called out being critical of his predecessors and his response was that he is now more sympathetic to central planners (now that he is one).  In other words, it’s all a bunch of bullshit and horrible leadership…that is until it’s on my watch.  But then again anyone reading ZH already knows that.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 13:43 | 2062222 hannah
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because ron paul is really a paid lackey like all the rest...?

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 14:15 | 2062396 Theta_Burn
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Hopefully just biding his time...

But without even citing RP voting record, I'm 100% sure he backed Senator Obama's stance at that time, as he is now 100% opposed to the stupidity happening now.

If you can, cite ANY elected officials record on issues during a career spanning 40+ yrs as unwavering as Dr. Ron Paul's

I'll make it even easier for you, go just 50% un-wavering.....

 

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 19:18 | 2063562 UP Forester
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Dat guy dat killed more wimmen wit his car den my guns has?

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:57 | 2062003 FL_Conservative
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How 'bout we give the people the power to streamline guvment by electing Ron Paul.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 14:20 | 2062425 navy62802
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Time to get a good bottle of scotch and enjoy the show. The world ain't going to end, but it sure will be vindicating to watch the thieves go down one by one.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:32 | 2061827 LawsofPhysics
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No need to panic, look at volume, all is well.  We will close green today and millions of 401k holders will sleep well this weekend.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:35 | 2061853 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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They sleep well every weekend; it's called ambien.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:38 | 2061892 LawsofPhysics
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+1 ambien, apparently that is all you need.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:52 | 2061974 847328_3527
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+1 ambien...and a handful of cashews

"He stated that two handfuls of cashews a day, gives one the therapeutic equivalent of a prescription dose of prozac."

http://dandelionheart-michelle.blogspot.com/2010/05/cashews-or-prozac.html

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:40 | 2061873 kurzdump
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That doesnt make me panik. After elections he's going to tell us that he "needs to fundamentally rethink" how the american society works.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:30 | 2061807 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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But we can trust Obama, because he is a Democrat that comes from a grasroots background.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:38 | 2061886 pods
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Grassroots?  Is that similar to Grass Huts?

pods

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:44 | 2061928 economics1996
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All Obama has done is create a 17 year high in poverty, 28 year low in the civilian labor force participation rate, and thousands of satisfied contributors who got the pay off of a lifetime.

All you ZHer are jealous you were not one of the contributors.  I mean I got a fucking free motorized wheel chair out of the asshole and you can too!

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 13:05 | 2062044 DoChenRollingBearing
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Here's what Obama gave me:

Gold in January, 2009 (his inauguration): Au at +/- $850

Gold in January, 2012: Au at +/- $1600

And that is ALL I got from him.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:40 | 2061908 Kyron95131
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i was a fan of that slogan/idelogy when they used it for clinton...

 

oh...

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:46 | 2061940 economics1996
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Clinton reduced the size of the federal government from 22.1% to 18.2% of the GDP.  A little known fact.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:50 | 2061964 pods
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Of course that went on during the first of the last great bubbles....................

pods

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 19:19 | 2063565 UP Forester
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And by raiding the last of the SS "Lockbox"....

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:51 | 2061971 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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And he shut it down to do it. 

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:32 | 2061831 firstdivision
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..and Julius Caesar

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 23:11 | 2064028 StychoKiller
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Look, Chancellor Palpatine "promised" to give up his emergency powers, once the crisis is over, WHY does no one believe him?

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:37 | 2061867 slaughterer
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"fundamentally re-think" (cue philosophical metaphysical trope); give me the "power"  (cue Machiavellian prince trope) == > I think we need to dial our calendars back about 70 to 80 years.  Oandroid has been programmed with data from the past.  

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:48 | 2061953 economics1996
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And just think for a second, Obama is disorganized affirmative action idiot, imagine how fast the fascist machine will move when Romney, who is reported to have a IQ over 100, get his neocon hands on the gears of power.  

 

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:54 | 2061985 pods
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The president wields about as much real power as a kid riding a horse on a merry go round.

pods

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 13:07 | 2062059 economics1996
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Romney will fire Bernanke and organize the thugs much more efficiently to favor his cartels.  

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 13:08 | 2062068 CompassionateFascist
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Incorrect. There's always some degree of looseness, slippage if you will, in any oligarchy. Zero has been dragging his heels on the IranWar for months now, and RedShield is tightening the screws on him. This latest is a desperate gesture.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 13:46 | 2062240 pods
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Sure there is some degree of freedom, but most all of the power is set up, and maintained, by those other than the president.  

He can even seem to be independent, as long as he keeps the ship going in the direction that they want.  Let's also not forget that most, if not all, of his handlers/advisors are not working for him, but for them.

If the decision comes down to attack Iran, he will have little say in it either way.  

Who knows, he might be performing a poignant rendition of My Pet Goat somewhere when he gets the news that he was overruled.  

pods

Sat, 01/14/2012 - 02:01 | 2064236 Hephasteus
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The president is protected by the secret service which is a department of the treasury which pretty much means the fed. Which is hella fucking stupid.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 13:43 | 2062221 SAT 800
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Yes, there's always that; the next dose of hopeless change we can look forward to.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:38 | 2061891 Kyron95131
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welcome to the frist 3 years of the first term of GW's presidency?

 

at least thats when i remember using that phrase first...

 

given theres a different person in the seat now... all be it mearly for aesthetic purposes...

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:58 | 2062013 Manipulism
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Ermächtigungsgesetz!

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:59 | 2062015 LFMayor
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"Sounds way too similar to Adolf".   I disagree, Hitler at least worked and served in the military, what the hell has this guy ever done but be used as an EEO tally mark?

Hitler knew enough to surround himself with and appoint competent people who actually made things happen, this guy couldn't pick the proper carnie to take tickets at the tilt a whirl for the county fair.

The left wooed the productive during the 20's and 30's, even in the depths of the Great Depression they were rebuked by people who realized that they could pull their own damn selves up by their bootstraps without the socialist leeches "help".  Since then, all the left has had to work with are the underachieving beta males, the unshorn sisters of the make-up ban and the special interest racial and lifestyles groups that they have managed to cultivate. 

For all the noise they make, they are weak and crippled in the results category.  Their "heroes" were all people who worked, who sacrificed.  Mao and the long march. Che, sweating and hiding in the weeds.  These guys were butchers but they were at least DOERS.  This current crop of magnificient leaders have none of these traits and that's why the world is going to hell in a basket under their direction.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 13:11 | 2062077 CompassionateFascist
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"Ermachtigungsgesetz" sounds very similar to Adolf.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 13:34 | 2062183 Havana White
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Why do you, CompassionateFascist, write in bold text?  Think your posts are more important than others'?

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 13:50 | 2062252 BigJim
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Maybe he's compassionate to readers with poor eyesight, too.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 16:45 | 2063013 DosZap
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Havana White

Why do you, CompassionateFascist, write in bold text?  Think your posts are more important than others'?

I do not know if this was meant for me, but if it was,check my posts more carefully.

Usually 95% of the time the BOLD part is a part of a previous post(made by that poster), and I address the Poster by handle(so we know who is who).

The rest of the time it's to driver home a point, because I am pissed off.(Now, and again,ONLY If this post was directed at me,screw yourself, and hit the smack some more(since I am not CompassionateFascist,I have no clue to whom you speak to).

IF not, then why not put the handle in your post to whoever your addressing.Makes for a much easier discussion.

 

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 16:57 | 2063076 Oleander
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He DID! CompassionateFascist is in fact the "handle" of the person he was refering to.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 13:00 | 2062020 slaughterer
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Tyler, please put the "smiley Obama" photo you usually use next to these quotes.  

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 13:50 | 2062257 BigJim
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I fucking LOVE that photo. Makes me laugh every time!

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 13:03 | 2062038 LongSoupLine
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Oh Crap...this is ZH, right?  I didn't click on The Onion by accident??

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 13:20 | 2062117 SAT 800
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I wish someone could give him the power to think; but I doubt if it will come to pass.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 13:35 | 2062191 Grinder74
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Padmé: [to Bail Organa] So this is how liberty dies... with thunderous applause.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 14:58 | 2062380 Widowmaker
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Adolph had nothing compared to the boot of fraud-finance Inc. on Uncle Sam's neck.

More hope, more change, more lies, more socialized crime, more gutting of the productive capacity of a populous in the name of your "freedom."

Dissent is terrorism.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 22:25 | 2063941 Cadavre
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Sounds way too similar to Adolf.

More like Netanyahu - we seem to be having the same problem Adolph had (updated transcript regarding Holy War Against Germany produced by ABC).

I, for one, have rethought the as it relates to Bambi!

He could resign, Now thats a thought I'd pay a dollar for Bambi to not only think about, but if he were to to act on it. immediately, I'd throw in another dollar!!

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:32 | 2061797 ZeroPoint
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Spoken just like a true United Nations central planner. The academic technocrats know best how to live, and you should let them do their will. On YOU.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:34 | 2061850 Kaiser Sousa
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no doubt...how much more obivous can this pond make it...

man, i'd like to paint his ass a few shades darker, put a jockey helmet on him, and post him on a bankers front lawn...

 

disclaimer: i'm a back man that hates house negro's and i approved this message....

fuck the bankers and the globalists..................

 

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:51 | 2061968 economics1996
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I can't fucking believe Hope and Change has a 83% approval rating amoung blacks.  

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:56 | 2061995 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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Blacks think he is doing all he can because Hegel tells them so.  It is the same for high earning liberals.  If it wasn't for those wascilly wepublicans everything would be a ok!

Fucking retarded Americans haven't the slightest clue how currupt the system is.  They don't know that Scull and Bones plays both sides of the politics.  Harriman was just as much an influence in politics post WWII as Prescott Bush.  Red, blue, it doesn't matter, they are the Purple party.  You got that right.  The Ro'yals.

It's the alchemists trick.  Make a move with one hand while the other pulls the shit out of the hat.  Then once it hits the fan everybody can blame the other side.  But there are no sides, there never was a coin, and it was all an illusion.  But people would rather watch TV than think about all of this.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 13:09 | 2062072 economics1996
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Yep, that why I am a Libertarian.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 13:18 | 2062109 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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And why I have absolutely zero allegiance to any party.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 13:14 | 2062089 GoinFawr
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Q.What's the difference between pink and purple?

Ans. Grip.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 14:20 | 2062423 The Grip
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Why thank you.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 13:19 | 2062112 LawsofPhysics
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Just wait, that "I ain't gonna work on Maggies' farm no more" moment is coming.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 13:24 | 2062143 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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People don't know they are on Maggie's farm, they think they are living in Disneyland.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 13:22 | 2062127 SAT 800
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I can't believe it either; sounds like a screwed up poll to me.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 14:21 | 2062293 DosZap
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economics1996,

Dude, 94% of Blacks voted for him,this is an improvement.

Maybe 10% ARE getting the message.Before he was elected, the Black middle/upper class was the largest it had ever been, and was crowning like a weed.

Wonder how that HOPE n CHANGE worked for them?.

Sure wish we had gotten HIS definition of the meaning of that phrase, because it is nothing like MOST thought.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 15:00 | 2062585 Bob Sacamano
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The 90% black vote is an automatic for BHO or whoever is the most liberal person running.  It is automatic.  No thinking required.  It plays very well with the government dependency agenda.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 15:03 | 2062588 Widowmaker
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Sho'nuff, even Ray Charles can see racism is alive and well in the black community.

Can you imagine the NAACP coming to shout down your election if whites gave a shit about skin color?  Jesse fucking Jackson gonna tell it how it is?   Shit, bitch.

 

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:29 | 2061799 s2man
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No, I have dibs on being the benevolent dictator of the world.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:29 | 2061800 AC_Doctor
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Heil Furher Obama!

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:32 | 2061829 death_to_fed_tyranny
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Mehr sein als scheinen!

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:45 | 2061938 kurzdump
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"Nicht alle, die Sporen tragen, haben ein Pferd"

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:30 | 2061802 john39
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i feel like i am caught in a really bad movie... but it doesn't end.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:53 | 2061980 economics1996
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It ends when we go bankrupt, and if you are lucky, we get new countries out of the old USA, and if you are lucky, you end up in one of the over 100 IQ capitalist countries.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:54 | 2061989 economics1996
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You will really want to avoid the under 100 IQ new countries like Detroit.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:30 | 2061803 oogs66
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Yes, that is reason he has sucked, not powerful enough.  He should just admit that he is jealous of Ben since Ben is actually the most powerful man in Ameria

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:34 | 2061841 WonderDawg
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Ben isn't shit. He's the front man for the most powerful families in the world. A puppet, so to speak. An order taker. A court jester. A clown.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:45 | 2061941 margaris
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yep, but wouldnt mind seeing this puppet blowing up in pieces.

Its fucking on, let some heads roll.

They think they are untouchable... even the puppets start thinking they are untouchable.

We will not see any change in politics before at least a dozen heads start rolling, exploding or whatever...

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:30 | 2061804 Waterfallsparkles
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He is trying to make himself King.  That way he does not have to worry about peske elections.  Or worry about the Birthers.

Plus, he can play Golf everyday.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:36 | 2061871 candyman
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Obama was always envious of the king in the Eddie Murphy movie "Coming to America". My guess he wants to wear one of those big bling tiger robes.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:40 | 2061905 Bolweevil
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dashiki alert!

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:46 | 2061942 Conrad Murray
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This is beautiful. What is that? Tyranny?

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:56 | 2061998 economics1996
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Getting there.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 13:07 | 2062065 HarryM
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Good thing Obama is trying to reduce the size of the military --- dictators with a large military have a bad track record

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 13:12 | 2062082 economics1996
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Reduce the size of the regular army and replace them with a civilian army devoted to Obama.  Where have I seen that before?  SS, German regular army, SS, German regular army, yea I remember.

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 23:25 | 2064049 StychoKiller
Fri, 01/13/2012 - 12:30 | 2061805 hedgeless_horseman
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