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No ´Drama´ Obama--Wants
to Raise ´Debt Limit Without
Drama or Delay´

Weekly Standard, by Daniel Halper

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Posted By:Emerson, 12/5/2012 2:11:56 PM

President Barack Obama wants to raise the debt limit "without drama or delay," a White House official tells Reuters. "The President will highlight why it would hurt our economy and our nation´s businesses if we do not find a solution to avoid another debt ceiling crisis, and will ask the business leaders for their help in supporting an approach that resolves the debt limit without drama or delay," the anonymous aide tells Reuters. Republicans fighting the debt limit last go around, according to Reuters, is the reason America´s credit was downgraded:

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Mr. Hanky, 12/5/2012 2:26:01 PM     (No. 9050256)

Oh hell no.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: pgvoisin, 12/5/2012 2:31:25 PM     (No. 9050263)

Reuters blames Republicans for trying to reduce debt risk?
Are you kidding?
When it goes up, the debt is less likely to be paid back.

Citizens cannot increase our credit limit without risk assessment.

But Obama can?
One set of laws for the voters?
Another set of laws for the politicians?

Sorry, Reuters, it will not work out well that way!


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Reply 3 - Posted by: Cleanhousein2012, 12/5/2012 2:37:37 PM     (No. 9050275)

What are the odds of Boehner laying on the Kabuki, then caving at the last minute?


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Reply 4 - Posted by: dipi, 12/5/2012 3:03:48 PM     (No. 9050314)

Hopefully John Boehner isn´t that stupid. It would be just like giving the fox the key to the hen house.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: god of irony, 12/5/2012 3:36:40 PM     (No. 9050347)

McConnell and Boehner needs to remind that we have a three bodied government and not a dictatorship.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Libertygal, 12/5/2012 4:28:14 PM     (No. 9050410)

It will be quietly tucked into the Tax Cliff bill that isn´t written yet, that no one will read, that gets passed at midnight on Christmas Eve. Along with trillions in spending, like bailouts for Detroit, NJ, NY, among others.

It´s how they roll.


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Reply 7 - Posted by: franq, 12/5/2012 5:20:24 PM     (No. 9050474)

"Give me what I want or die" seems to be Husssein´s line of reasoning.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: 901AtTheRiver, 12/5/2012 5:30:41 PM     (No. 9050487)

If 0bama´s mission in life were to destroy the United States of America, would he do anything different from what he has already done? Did he miss anything?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: rocket scientist, 12/5/2012 6:37:52 PM     (No. 9050560)

#3 - The chances are 100%. We can be certain
that Boehner and his boys will try to kick the can down the road one last time. But I´m afraid this time it is going to bounce right back and hit them where the sun don´t shine.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Moonspinner, 12/5/2012 6:51:27 PM     (No. 9050576)

Let´s just cut to the chase, Obama wants to be president for life without any drama or delay.

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