Obama taking "fiscal cliff" fight to the public

Nov 30, 2012 Full story: CBS News 2,430

President Barack Obama delivers remarks about extending tax cuts for middle class people during an event in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building November 28, 2012 in Washington, DC.

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#570 Dec 5, 2012
OH NO YOU Did not wrote:
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Sweetie Pie, Obama is white or at least half white as he is biracial. But then again he always denies his white heritage to gain and pander to the black vote. BTW, I feel that he is arrogant whether he has any white in him or not (again, he is biracial). Plus I feel Obama's bigotry and bias are against the white race. Notice how he is constantly denigrating the white race like he did his grandma that he threw under the bus to protect his black pastor.
Not only has Obama not denied his white heritage, he has spoken about it in great detail.

The rest of your comments are to silly to take seriously.

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#571 Dec 5, 2012
FFS- wrote:
As usual, A republican blames the media for their failures
So much for accepting responsibility!
Republicans are at an evolutionary disadvantage. Just look at their tails.
we support obama

Dothan, AL

#572 Dec 5, 2012
so what let the people that make or have billions of dollars spend some for milk. sweet ice cold tea.

Since: Aug 10

Buffalo, NY

#573 Dec 5, 2012
Lawrence Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>I've spoken to people who were in the National Guard with Bush. They never saw him.
The rest of your comments would make good kindling.
I went to iraq with the NY National guard. I was there 2 years. Bush was Nowhere to be seen
we support obama

Dothan, AL

#574 Dec 5, 2012
at the end all will make up and go out and take a vacation. and they maybe say now we can save our million and billion of dollars.to buy more oil and make more money.and maybe be known as republicans best.
Liberals r jealous

Rochester, MN

#575 Dec 5, 2012
Lawrence Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>We voted for a better America. You voted for a plutocracy.
Not on our watch, Buster!
so a better America is a Bankrupted nation to you?
Liberals r jealous

Rochester, MN

#576 Dec 5, 2012
Lawrence Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>I've spoken to people who were in the National Guard with Bush. They never saw him.
The rest of your comments would make good kindling.
The media cant find any of Obama's classmates ? wierd
proudtobeamerica n

Staten Island, NY

#577 Dec 5, 2012
Lawrence Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>Republicans are at an evolutionary disadvantage. Just look at their tails.
Liberals are at an evolutionary disadvantage. Just look at Elena Kagan; she's swinging a trunk.
Liberals r jealous

Rochester, MN

#578 Dec 5, 2012
American Banks Are on a Massive Crime Spree; Obama and Romney Hope You Won't Notice
http://www.phoenixnewtimes.com/2012-11-01/new...
Piggy

Ashburn, VA

#579 Dec 5, 2012
FFS- wrote:
<quoted text>I went to iraq with the NY National guard. I was there 2 years. Bush was Nowhere to be seen
I was a jarhead. Never saw action. My family did. Google Darby. My great uncle founded the Ranger's. My father did crazy stuff in the Korean occupation. Has a collection of medals.

Honestly I'm glad I never had to kill another person. My father did and it bothers him to this day.
proudtobeamerica n

Staten Island, NY

#580 Dec 5, 2012
Lawrence Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>Obama did extend the Bush tax cuts, so the 98% wouldn't have to see their taxes go up. At that time Obama was not in a strong enough position to end the tax breaks for the top 2%. That is no longer the case.
Why do liberals punish success and demonize hard work? Why not punish laziness, envy, and irresponsible behavior instead of rewarding these character flaws as if they were virtues? Why reward and enable the nonproducers of society by doling out the private property EARNED and produced by the productive and responsible? No one should be forced to subsidize the lazy irresponsible bums that fill the ranks of Obama supporters. Children understand personal responsibility and that stealing, no matter how you try to rationalize it is wrong. You are not entitled to what you have not earned. Are you? If someone does not want to "share" you have no moral right to steal the property in retribution. Redistribution of wealth, which punishes success and hard work, is stealing. The recipients of this twisted scheme have no moral or legal claim to the benefits they recieve from it. You cannot make a moral claim that something that you did not earn because you have not worked for it belongs to you because you feel entitled to it or need it. I simply cannot understand how adults can't get that.

The liberal agenda is driven by jealousy and class envy. They stoke the worst emotions in the nonproducers of society to create hate directed at those who succeed. This results in the belief that they are entitled to the fruits of the labor of others. Pure poison.

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#581 Dec 5, 2012
FFS- wrote:
<quoted text>I went to iraq with the NY National guard. I was there 2 years. Bush was Nowhere to be seen
That's the consensus.

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#582 Dec 5, 2012
Liberals r jealous wrote:
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so a better America is a Bankrupted nation to you?
No, a better America is a compassionate one.

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#583 Dec 5, 2012
Liberals r jealous wrote:
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The media cant find any of Obama's classmates ? wierd
First you ought to consider the fact that you are full of fertilizer. But then, if people like you considered the facts, we'd never hear another word from you.

So "Liberals r jealous", huh? What makes you think we want tiny foreheads and facial fur?

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#584 Dec 5, 2012
proudtobeamerica n wrote:
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Liberals are at an evolutionary disadvantage. Just look at Elena Kagan; she's swinging a trunk.
And you're wearing one. Peanut?
Liberals r jealous

Rochester, MN

#585 Dec 5, 2012
Lawrence Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>No, a better America is a compassionate one.
NO a so called Compassionate America is a bankrupted one

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Buffalo, NY

#586 Dec 5, 2012
Piggy wrote:
<quoted text>
I was a jarhead. Never saw action. My family did. Google Darby. My great uncle founded the Ranger's. My father did crazy stuff in the Korean occupation. Has a collection of medals.
Honestly I'm glad I never had to kill another person. My father did and it bothers him to this day.
It seems odd that most of the military folk i run into o topix are lefties.

You are right on the fact that killing sucks, even the enemy. It scars you. I was lucky to make it home. We lost one soldier in sadr city...oddly enough, he was a muslim american 11B.....RIP
OH NO YOU Did not

Rancho Cucamonga, CA

#587 Dec 5, 2012
Barbara wrote:
<quoted text>The Republicans spent 4 years trying to unseat President Obama. They never gave a thought to the average American who was suffering ... other than to try to capitalize on our nation's problems as a "potential" vote for them. A great goal during a time of tremendous economic upheaval, right? Time for the Republicans to stop campaigning & do their jobs. Americans want Congress to get to work.
Oh you of little clarity, Obama cares less about you as this is his game.

"Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said Wednesday that President Barack Obamaís administration is ďabsolutelyĒ willing to go off the so-called fiscal cliff if Republicans refuse to increase taxes on the nationís top earners.

During an interview with CNBC, Geithner was asked if the White House was willing to dive off the cliff if Republicans donít accept a deal that raise tax rates for those making more than $250,000.

ďOh, absolutely," he responded. "Again, there's no prospect in an agreement that doesn't involve the rates going up on the top 2 percent of the wealthiest."

Geithnerís comments offer the strongest indication that Obama would accept the automatic spending cuts and tax rate increases that kick in if an agreement is not reached before the Dec. 31 deadline."

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/05/timo...

In other words, Obama gives a sh*t about you and me or other Americans. It is one big game for him and his fellow Democrats to get the Republicans. IMHO, he does not care about the damage it does to America as he is doing it for political gain. Obama is so into dirty tricks and pool that if it destroys the America he is going to let it happen as it is my way or the highway for him.

http://twitchy.com/2012/12/05/harry-reid-bloc...

Harry Reid blocks vote on Obamaís fiscal cliff proposal, calls it Ďmade upí

Stew@StewSays
The Dem Majority Leader objects to Sen. McConnell's request to hold a vote on the President's tax hike/debt ceiling proposal.#FiscalCliff
5 Dec 12 ReplyRetweetFavorite
On the Senate floor this afternoon, minority leader Mitch McConnell asked for a vote on President Obamaís craptastic proposal for averting the fiscal cliff. Harry Reid swiftly shot him down:

Drew Brandewie@DBrandewie
Sen. McConnell asks consent for a vote on the President's tax hike/debt ceiling proposal, and Maj. Ldr Reid objects #FiscalCliff #Senate
5 Dec 12 ReplyRetweetFavorite
Stew@StewSays
Dem Majority Leader calls voting on the President's tax hike 'a stunt,' blocks vote on it.
5 Dec 12 ReplyRetweetFavorite
Reidís own little stunt proved McConnellís point: that the presidentís proposal is lousy.

Stew@StewSays
Sen. McConnell: The President's plan would not have passed the House "when Nancy Pelosi was Speaker."
5 Dec 12 ReplyRetweetFavorite
Stew@StewSays
McConnell: "even the most liberal members of Congress, the Presidentís most ardent supporters, havenít come forward to support" POTUS plan.
5 Dec 12 ReplyRetweetFavorite
Allison Moore@MAllison_Moore
McConnell on Obama/Geithner Plan: "If this proposal was made in good faith, Democrats should be eager to vote for it."
5 Dec 12 ReplyRetweetFavorite
Moreover, Reid insisted that the Obama and Geithnerís plan wasnít even real:

Ryan Wrasse@RWrasse
Sen. Reid on the Geithner proposal: "There is no Geithner proposal. This is all made up." #FiscalCliff
5 Dec 12 ReplyRetweetFavorite
Tom Curry@NBC_Tom_Curry
"There is no Geithner proposal. This is all made up," said Sen. Reid in opposing an attempt by McConnell to put Geithner proposal to a vote.
5 Dec 12 ReplyRetweetFavorite
Is that so?

So what does it say when the Democrats wonít even touch The Oneís idea with a ten-foot pole?

Sue Spofford@salsanbluechips
So the President persents a plan, and Harry Reid says "no" to holding a vote on it, must be afraid of another zero vote count. LOSER!

Since: Aug 10

Buffalo, NY

#588 Dec 5, 2012
Jarhead Piggy, Below is the fellow American we lost in sadr city. A truly great dude!

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/buffalonews/...

Hooowaa

Righties can shove their fake patriotism where the sun don't shine
OH NO YOU Did not

Rancho Cucamonga, CA

#589 Dec 5, 2012
Lawrence Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>Where to begin, Phil.
First of all, you state that blacks voted for Obama because he is black. How about the possibility that they voted for him based on his policies? Or the fact that Bill Clinton (who according to last reports was white) got well over 90% of the black vote? Black people generally vote for Democrats because the Republican paty continues to assault, degrade, and dismiss them.
Sure, a small number of people may have voted for Obama because he is black. I took that into consideration when I voted for him, and I am white. I was never prouder of my country than when it had finally broken this stupid color barrier.
But my primary reason for voting for Obama was that I found him to be an inspiring, billiant, visionary human being who shared my goals. I suspect that many black people felt the same way. That is not racism, that is good judgement.
On your other point, what you call Obama's "arrogance" is what I call a strong backbone and a firm belief in his principles. If we go over the "fiscal cliff", it will be due to Republican intransigence. Obama wants to end the tax breaks for only the top 2%. Most of the country is with him. If you're looking for arrogance, try John Boehner and Mitch McConnell. If you're looking for mind-numbing ignorance, try the Tea Party.
I guess that you don't know the latest. OBAMA WANT TO GO OVER THE FISCAL CLIFF SO HE CAN BLAME IT ON THE REPUBLICANS.

"Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said Wednesday that President Barack Obamaís administration is ďabsolutelyĒ willing to go off the so-called fiscal cliff if Republicans refuse to increase taxes on the nationís top earners.

During an interview with CNBC, Geithner was asked if the White House was willing to dive off the cliff if Republicans donít accept a deal that raise tax rates for those making more than $250,000.

ďOh, absolutely," he responded. "Again, there's no prospect in an agreement that doesn't involve the rates going up on the top 2 percent of the wealthiest."

Geithnerís comments offer the strongest indication that Obama would accept the automatic spending cuts and tax rate increases that kick in if an agreement is not reached before the Dec. 31 deadline."

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/05/timo...

In other words, Obama gives a sh*t about you and me or other Americans. It is one big game for him and his fellow Democrats to get the Republicans. IMHO, he does not care about the damage it does to America as he is doing it for political gain.

http://twitchy.com/2012/12/05/harry-reid-bloc...

Harry Reid blocks vote on Obamaís fiscal cliff proposal, calls it Ďmade upí

Stew@StewSays
The Dem Majority Leader objects to Sen. McConnell's request to hold a vote on the President's tax hike/debt ceiling proposal.#FiscalCliff
5 Dec 12 ReplyRetweetFavorite
On the Senate floor this afternoon, minority leader Mitch McConnell asked for a vote on President Obamaís craptastic proposal for averting the fiscal cliff. Harry Reid swiftly shot him down:

Drew Brandewie@DBrandewie
Sen. McConnell asks consent for a vote on the President's tax hike/debt ceiling proposal, and Maj. Ldr Reid objects #FiscalCliff #Senate
5 Dec 12 ReplyRetweetFavorite
Stew@StewSays
Dem Majority Leader calls voting on the President's tax hike 'a stunt,' blocks vote on it.
5 Dec 12 ReplyRetweetFavorite
Reidís own little stunt proved McConnellís point: that the presidentís proposal is lousy.

Stew@StewSays
Sen. McConnell: The President's plan would not have passed the House "when Nancy Pelosi was Speaker."
5 Dec 12 ReplyRetweetFavorite
Stew@StewSays
McConnell: "even the most liberal members of Congress, the Presidentís most ardent supporters, havenít come forward to support" POTUS plan.

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