Democrats urge Obama to be ready to bypass Congress on debt cap

Jan 11, 2013 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Reuters

Top Democratic senators urged President Barack Obama on Friday to be ready to raise the debt ceiling without congressional approval in order to avert a damaging debt default.

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“Obama Shames the USA”

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Commie. Commie. Commie. Commie. Commie.
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Finally, the Left is admitting that the Constitution means nothing to them. Did Obama supporters know that the second term would be such a horrific nightmare for America? I sure hope not.

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You ought to do something about that stuttering, Porky.

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Only Congress can spend money. Raising the debt ceiling does not authorize more spending; it authorizes borrrowing to pay for spending that your Republican Congress already voted for.
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Lawrence Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>You ought to do something about that stuttering, Porky.
Who the hell is Porky and why the hell are you quoting Ninthman you liberal Cancer? Is porky one of those pigs in the pen that you roll around in liberal shit with? If not, maybe we can arrange that...you know pigs will eat anything...even bones.

Go find a liberal Cesspool to spam your mindless drivel on somewhere on some backdoor e-mail list underground with the rest of your liberal filth. You don't belong here, you're not wanted nor needed here, and TBH the admins here must not be paying much attention at all or they would've kicked your sorry liberal ass a long time ago.

You are nothing but a lying, coniving, evil manical piece of liberal Cancerous shit. Please go and do just one right thing in your life...just the first right thing you've ever done...DIE, so that we won;t have to waste a single bullet on you or any of our time disposing of you worthless shit bag of a carcass. You are not worth our time OR the bullet we'll be using on you if you don't fairly quickly. Just look at yourself in the mirror if you wanna speed that process along and build the balls to do it...look at what a digusting piece of lying, coniving, thieving, Cancerous shit you really are, and if you still don't have the guts to kill yourself as you should've done a long time ago? Then yeah, we'll send you back to hell eventually along with the rest who've already taken their place there.

God damn these bastards are so sickening! They are absolute filth...every fucking one of them! It's no wonder the entire world abhorrs them. Thank God that this former Country and it's people are smart enough to get rid of them, AND in Europe too! They were an abbortion that turned into an accidental birth, and than god we are fixing those mistakes!
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I think we should abolish Congress and just do whatever Obama says. He won, didn't he? Why is there all those other people up there anyway? It's too many chefs in the kitchen.
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Who the hell is Porky and why the hell are you quoting Ninthman you liberal Cancer? Is porky one of those pigs in the pen that you roll around in liberal shit with? If not, maybe we can arrange that...you know pigs will eat anything...even bones.
Go find a liberal Cesspool to spam your mindless drivel on somewhere on some backdoor e-mail list underground with the rest of your liberal filth. You don't belong here, you're not wanted nor needed here, and TBH the admins here must not be paying much attention at all or they would've kicked your sorry liberal ass a long time ago.
You are nothing but a lying, coniving, evil manical piece of liberal Cancerous shit. Please go and do just one right thing in your life...just the first right thing you've ever done...DIE, so that we won;t have to waste a single bullet on you or any of our time disposing of you worthless shit bag of a carcass. You are not worth our time OR the bullet we'll be using on you if you don't fairly quickly. Just look at yourself in the mirror if you wanna speed that process along and build the balls to do it...look at what a digusting piece of lying, coniving, thieving, Cancerous shit you really are, and if you still don't have the guts to kill yourself as you should've done a long time ago? Then yeah, we'll send you back to hell eventually along with the rest who've already taken their place there.
God damn these bastards are so sickening! They are absolute filth...every fucking one of them! It's no wonder the entire world abhorrs them. Thank God that this former Country and it's people are smart enough to get rid of them, AND in Europe too! They were an abbortion that turned into an accidental birth, and than god we are fixing those mistakes!
But he's right...rrright...rright...I mean correct, Elmer.
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Why not abolish Congress? The Democrats have ignored Congress for years, and have violated the Constitution numerous times. We have a Dictator for the first time in history. What do we need congress for? Obama, Pelosi, and Reid will take care of everything.
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Why not abolish Congress? The Democrats have ignored Congress for years, and have violated the Constitution numerous times. We have a Dictator for the first time in history. What do we need congress for? Obama, Pelosi, and Reid will take care of everything.
You're still looking for that birth certificate too aren't you?
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Fire the GOP wrote:
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You're still looking for that birth certificate too aren't you?
No, the lying Cancerous filth already forged that document and presented a nice clean brand new borth Certificate the the American people. Only problem with that was when you foge something, you can't properly age the paper as it would've over the years even in safe deposit box it WILL age. Half the people hell bent on Destroying this Country acted as if they believed it, and they very well may have been stupid enough to when you see what they've done already. The other 1/2 did not...you know, the half the Country now hunting those bastards with no bag limit? Yeah.
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And Democrats are scum.
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Frank Lee Plain wrote:
Only Congress can spend money. Raising the debt ceiling does not authorize more spending; it authorizes borrrowing to pay for spending that your Republican Congress already voted for.
We will be in debt by over $22 trillion by Jan 2017.
This will be in spite of a Republican House not because of it.
The President and the Democratic Senate are standing directly in the way of any spending reductions that can reel in the debt.
But that's okay. Pat says she won't have to pay for it.

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Cat74 wrote:
... have violated the Constitution numerous times...
PLEASE, PLEASE read that document you claim to worship! You will note that there is NO MENTION of any sort of "debt ceiling" -- maybe because it is a 1939 LAW (not Amendment).
You also may notice that the House initiates Appropriations bills, that the Senate must concur with them, and the President must sign them into law. If House Republicans wish to spend less, they should simply appropriate less. Proceeding to appropriate the spending, without ALSO creating sufficient revenue to cover the appropriations -- leads DIRECTLY to borrowing by the Treasury to cover the authorized spending.
For Republicans to authorize massive spending WHILE declining to raise sufficient revenue to cover that spending is irresponsible. To proceed to refuse to allow the Treasury to borrow the money to cover the gap CREATED BY CONGRESS is CRIMINALLY IRRESPONSIBLE, and INEXCUSABLE!
Mindless blathering about "dictators" simply shows that you are CLUELESS about this, and most, issues. Your right to spew sophomoric drivel is the price we adults must pay to enjoy Freedom of Speech!

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Madaman wrote:
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PLEASE, PLEASE read that document you claim to worship! You will note that there is NO MENTION of any sort of "debt ceiling" -- maybe because it is a 1939 LAW (not Amendment).
You also may notice that the House initiates Appropriations bills, that the Senate must concur with them, and the President must sign them into law. If House Republicans wish to spend less, they should simply appropriate less. Proceeding to appropriate the spending, without ALSO creating sufficient revenue to cover the appropriations -- leads DIRECTLY to borrowing by the Treasury to cover the authorized spending.
For Republicans to authorize massive spending WHILE declining to raise sufficient revenue to cover that spending is irresponsible. To proceed to refuse to allow the Treasury to borrow the money to cover the gap CREATED BY CONGRESS is CRIMINALLY IRRESPONSIBLE, and INEXCUSABLE!
Mindless blathering about "dictators" simply shows that you are CLUELESS about this, and most, issues. Your right to spew sophomoric drivel is the price we adults must pay to enjoy Freedom of Speech!
Attention madatwit!!! The bottom line is b.utt h.ole obama has no power to raise the debt limit. He did not raise it without congressional approval the last time so what the hell do you think gives him the authority this time?
BTW azzhole, how about you explaining to this forum how it is even remotely possible for b. h. obama to allow his self-serving characterless self to be mentored for years by anti-America filth like bill ayers et al and not be the kind of deranged chump with the dictatorial attributes of a communist? While you're at it fruitcake, explain how it could be even remotely possible for people to go in and out of a crack house and not do crack. Hop to it or GFY.

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Seig HEIL MEIN FUHRER ODUMBA!!!!

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Frank Lee Plain wrote:
Only Congress can spend money. Raising the debt ceiling does not authorize more spending; it authorizes borrrowing to pay for spending that your Republican Congress already voted for.
Pssst, congress includes the dem senate, genius. The senate hasn't voted on shyte for 6 fkn years.

The house voted for a lot less then the dems wanted which would take us faster towards a Greece problem. Try to keep up.

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Lawrence Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>You ought to do something about that stuttering, Porky.
You ought to go to school, ACORN.

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Lawrence Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>You ought to do something about that stuttering, Porky.
You are 25th in Mat, Science, and one-liners. Don't give up your day job cleaning toilets at the adult book store. And wash your hands once in awhile. Clean under those fingernails. Stop picking your nose. Ok Acorn?

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Obama wants to hire Jesse Jackson's wife as his advisor on this. Jesus. We are fu--ed.

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