A Message From Lucianne  







S-G1




























ST-GC


   
 
Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google


Obama: ´Raising the Debt Ceiling
...Does Not Increase Our Debt,´
Though It Has ´Over 100 Times´

CNS News, by Craig Bannister

Original Article

Posted By:IowaDad, 9/19/2013 7:12:45 AM

Raising the debt ceiling doesn´t increase the nation´s debt, Pres. Obama declared in a speech today. In a speech at the Business Roundtable headquarters in Washington, D.C., Obama dismissed concerns about raising the debt ceiling by noting that it´d been done so many times in the past: "Now, this debt ceiling -- I just want to remind people in case you haven´t been keeping up -- raising the debt ceiling, which has been done over a hundred times, does not increase our debt; it does not somehow promote profligacy.

Comments:
It would really be best if he played golf all day -- every day

      


Post Reply  

Reply 1 - Posted by: Mr. Hanky, 9/19/2013 7:16:48 AM     (No. 9527106)

In others news...black is white, up is down, the check is in the mail.

Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain, he knows what´s best for you, "I am the great and powerful Oz..."

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    32 persons like this.


Reply 2 - Posted by: uno, 9/19/2013 7:18:27 AM     (No. 9527109)

From the Presidential Post Turtle who never had to balance books, meet a payroll or run a lemonade stand...although he does seem to sell Kool-Aid pretty well!

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    55 persons like this.


   

 

R-G1
  
R-VAR_AD


 
Reply 3 - Posted by: Keekng, 9/19/2013 7:18:27 AM     (No. 9527108)

Correct! It is your never-ending-spending that increases our debt! Raising the debt ceiling is the enabler.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    64 persons like this.


Reply 4 - Posted by: reilly, 9/19/2013 7:19:38 AM     (No. 9527110)


If it doesn´t increase our debt, why raise it?

(Let´s ask Pat Leahy, who came to DC when the accumulated debt was 500 billion. Now it 34 times larger.
Maybe he´ll have the answer.)


  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    44 persons like this.


Reply 5 - Posted by: strike3, 9/19/2013 7:28:11 AM     (No. 9527125)

It is Obama who hasn´t been keeping up - in second grade math class. I guess the checkbook still has checks in it.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    28 persons like this.


Reply 6 - Posted by: NYC RAL, 9/19/2013 7:28:18 AM     (No. 9527126)

Dictionaries are always a good place to start when a definition is in question.
http://legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/Debt+Ceiling
Debt Limit-noun-borrowing limit, breaking point of debt, debt ceiling, greatest limit of debt, largest debt, largest loan, maximum amount of debt, maximum debt, maximum funds to be loaned, maximum loan, outer limit of debt, outer line of credit. Associated concepts: bankruptcy, fraudulent debt, interrogation, solvency
Anyone willing to chip in for one of those planes used at the beach to pull a banner through the air? I´ll get the price and post it if there are any takers. Have it fly over Pennsylvania Ave. Such an insult to think we are THAT STUPID.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    32 persons like this.


Reply 7 - Posted by: lancelink1, 9/19/2013 7:31:22 AM     (No. 9527132)

Will someone please leak his college transcripts? Isn´t it obvious by now this guy isn´t the genius he is reported to be?

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    39 persons like this.


   

 

  


 
Reply 8 - Posted by: Pearson365, 9/19/2013 7:32:53 AM     (No. 9527136)

Senator Obama voted against raising the debt ceiling in Marxh, 2006, saying:

“The fact that we are here today to debate raising America’s debt limit is a sign of leadership failure,” he said. “It is a sign that the U.S. Government can’t pay its own bills. It is a sign that we now depend on ongoing financial assistance from foreign countries to finance our Government’s reckless fiscal policies. … Leadership means that ‘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 and a failure of leadership. Americans deserve better. I therefore intend to oppose the effort to increase America’s debt limit.”

If only Obama was still in the Senate.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    77 persons like this.


Reply 9 - Posted by: snapper451, 9/19/2013 7:37:07 AM     (No. 9527143)

You literally can not make this stuff up! At what point will people realize what a fraud this guy is? America, please wake up!

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    63 persons like this.


Reply 10 - Posted by: Fiesta del sol, 9/19/2013 7:40:58 AM     (No. 9527150)

He is not a stupid man. He is a dishonest man. He brazenly lies about everything. Alinsky never dreamed anyone would take his ball and run with it to this extent.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    54 persons like this.


Reply 11 - Posted by: cdunnrun, 9/19/2013 7:51:49 AM     (No. 9527168)

Then why do they call it a DEBT ceiling Mr. President Who Isn´t The Sharpest Knife In The Drawer?

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    35 persons like this.


Reply 12 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 9/19/2013 7:53:36 AM     (No. 9527171)

This is like the woman who asked if this dress makes her look fat. Hubby replied, ´´It isn´t the dress!´´

Meanwhile, the real Dumb and Dumber just shake their heads and walk away.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    29 persons like this.


   

 

B-G1


 
Reply 13 - Posted by: jinx, 9/19/2013 8:07:02 AM     (No. 9527197)

Did this Community Organizer ever take Economics 101? I would really like to know what his grade was if he did. He probably was given a D since there is no way he could have earned it.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    34 persons like this.


Reply 14 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 9/19/2013 8:16:30 AM     (No. 9527214)

This idiot´s IQ must be his hat size.
You can´t make this up. Talk about ´fuzzy´ math and what school did this bozo attend because the math department needs to be looked into.
To think his media told us he is a genius and we are too far below him to understand his intelligence. What I have witnessed in the last five years is astonishing ignorance of math, speech and history not to mention bad golfing.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    38 persons like this.


Reply 15 - Posted by: CEP, 9/19/2013 8:20:27 AM     (No. 9527222)

Did Obama really graduate from school? Grade school, high school or college?

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    48 persons like this.


Reply 16 - Posted by: arcady, 9/19/2013 8:43:01 AM     (No. 9527259)

And they called "W." dumb???

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    35 persons like this.


Reply 17 - Posted by: Stopevhillary, 9/19/2013 8:45:03 AM     (No. 9527262)

Poor Barack. Those voices in his head keep chattering; they do the talking when the teleprompter isn´t plugged in.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    23 persons like this.


   

 

R_DBL_B
  


 
Reply 18 - Posted by: alynnmcw, 9/19/2013 8:55:25 AM     (No. 9527276)

He obviously never worked with a budget. Remember when he advised small business owners to borrow money to make payroll? This is no surprise, just more of the same twisted thought process that staggers on between those two large ears..

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    41 persons like this.


Reply 19 - Posted by: annapolis2010dad, 9/19/2013 9:16:43 AM     (No. 9527301)

Barack trying to educate us on the term ceiling: Ok let me explain, a ceiling is over your head, just like me in this job.
Debt: Why is there a B in that word?
Next question!

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    29 persons like this.


Reply 20 - Posted by: Watlines, 9/19/2013 9:36:46 AM     (No. 9527328)

He´s either delusional, arrogant, mendacious, ignorant,or supremely narcissistic and calculating ...or all of the above.



  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    32 persons like this.


Reply 21 - Posted by: Boneshaker, 9/19/2013 9:39:24 AM     (No. 9527332)

Obama is not only a simplistic socialist and an evil racist.

He is truly insane.
.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    28 persons like this.


Reply 22 - Posted by: cinwasp, 9/19/2013 9:45:47 AM     (No. 9527346)

It´s clear that he hears voices in his head. The dots don´t connect.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    35 persons like this.


   

 



 
Reply 23 - Posted by: rochow, 9/19/2013 10:15:27 AM     (No. 9527398)

This teleprompter reader wants ´to remind us´ as if he knows anything about what he is blabbing about! This clown believes we are as stupid as he is....well of course we have to exempt the moron voters that saddled us with this empty suit! When everything collapses as it is bound to, these low info voters will be the first screaming for more freebies!

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    39 persons like this.


Reply 24 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 9/19/2013 10:30:17 AM     (No. 9527419)

There is no more adjectives to describe the man than have already been posted for 4+ years. Why is anyone surprised about what he says or does.
It would take a thesaurus to complete the picture.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    38 persons like this.


Reply 25 - Posted by: iris354, 9/19/2013 11:05:57 AM     (No. 9527467)

Obama attempts to use the Jedi mind trick. It actually works on some voters.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    34 persons like this.


Reply 26 - Posted by: save America, 9/19/2013 12:28:39 PM     (No. 9527604)

#7///If those college transcripts showed genius,we would have them shoved in our face every day.Hiding them from the public speaks volumes.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    29 persons like this.


Reply 27 - Posted by: miceal, 9/19/2013 2:58:54 PM     (No. 9527833)

He truly is THAT ignorant....

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    30 persons like this.


Reply 28 - Posted by: veritas, 9/19/2013 3:10:17 PM     (No. 9527844)

"But I´m not done yet! Call today, and we´ll include a second bridge absolutely free! Just pay shipping and handling!"

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    24 persons like this.



Post Reply   Close thread 752814




Below, you will find ...

Most Recent Articles posted by "IowaDad"

and

Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)




Most Recent Articles posted by "IowaDad"



Obama: ´Raising the Debt Ceiling
...Does Not Increase Our Debt,´
Though It Has ´Over 100 Times´
CNS News, by Craig Bannister    Original Article
Posted By: IowaDad- 9/19/2013 7:12:45 AM     Post Reply
Raising the debt ceiling doesn´t increase the nation´s debt, Pres. Obama declared in a speech today. In a speech at the Business Roundtable headquarters in Washington, D.C., Obama dismissed concerns about raising the debt ceiling by noting that it´d been done so many times in the past: "Now, this debt ceiling -- I just want to remind people in case you haven´t been keeping up -- raising the debt ceiling, which has been done over a hundred times, does not increase our debt; it does not somehow promote profligacy.

107-year-old Arkansas man
dies in shootout with S.W.A.T.
THV11 (Gannett), by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: IowaDad- 9/8/2013 7:55:17 PM     Post Reply
PINE BLUFF, Ark.- A 107-year old Pine Bluff man died Saturday after a shootout with officers and S.W.A.T. members. The Pine Bluff Police Dept. released the following information about the incident on Saturday evening. "On September 7, 2013, at approximately 4:25 p.m., Officers of the Pine Bluff Police Department responded to a disturbance at 1411 W. 16th. [Snip] Shortly afterwards, a S.W.A.T. entry team, inside the residence, breached the door to the bedroom and threw a distraction device into the bedroom. Isadore then began to fire on the entry team and the entry team engaged Isadore, killing him."

Celebs chomp on ´Sharknado´
USA Today, by Ann Oldenburg    Original Article
Posted By: IowaDad- 7/12/2013 9:30:56 AM     Post Reply
The Syfy channel offered up one its best cheesiest movies ever Thursday night with Sharknado, starring 90210 alum Ian Ziering and American Pie fave Tara Reid. Of course it was immediately trending on Twitter, with jokes and comments flying as fast as the sharks in the TV movie. NBC political guru Chuck Todd wrote: "I follow about a thousand folks. Every one of them tweeting about SharkNado."

Global Temperatures
Highest in 4,000 Years
New York Times, by Justin Gillis    Original Article
Posted By: Iowadad- 3/8/2013 10:57:21 AM     Post Reply
Global temperatures are warmer than at any time in at least 4,000 years, scientists reported Thursday, and over the coming decades are likely to surpass levels not seen on the planet since before the last ice age. Previous research had extended back roughly 1,500 years, and suggested that the rapid temperature spike of the past century, believed to be a consequence of human activity, exceeded any warming episode during those years.

Egypt Islamists hurriedly
approve new constitution
Associated Press, by Hamzda Hendawi and Maggie Micahel    Original Article
Posted By: IowaDad- 11/30/2012 8:15:48 AM     Post Reply
CAIRO -- Islamists approved a draft constitution for Egypt early Friday without the participation of liberal and Christian members, seeking to pre-empt a court ruling that could dissolve their panel with a rushed, marathon vote that further inflames the conflict between the opposition and President Mohammed Morsi. The vote by the constituent assembly advanced a charter with an Islamist bent that rights experts say could give Muslim clerics oversight over legislation and bring restrictions on freedom of speech,
Source name spelled out, content added by staff

Branstad: Iowa will work towards
state health insurance exchange, but
questions remain
Des Moines Register, by William Petroski    Original Article
Posted By: IowaDad- 11/16/2012 1:14:22 PM     Post Reply
Gov. Terry Branstad today informed federal officials that Iowa will continue working to create a state-based health insurance exchange, but he said many questions are unanswered for state officials to make an informed decision (SNIP) “... I cannot provide you with a set of timelines or complete details about the exchange until our state receives clear, binding rules from your department. Forcing an exchange decision on states based on an arbitrary timetable, would be like forcing a consumer to buy a car without knowing the vehicle’s price tag or fuel economy."
Headline split by staff. Note to poster:Snips should be noted by ( ) not //



Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)



Obama to free hundreds of drug
felons under clemency rules
designed to un-do mandatory
sentences from ´War on Drugs´ era

54 replie(s)
Daily Mail [UK], by David Martosko    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 4/21/2014 11:37:51 PM     Post Reply
The Obama administration is poised to entertain a flood of new clemency applications from thousands of federal prisoners who were given harsh sentences under mandatory-minimum laws following drug convictions, Attorney General Eric Holder said Monday. Holder said in a short videotaped statement that he wants to shrink the federal prison population by a modest amount while ensuring ´that those who have paid their debts have a chance to become productive citizens.´ At the center of the move is a set of old sentencing rules that punished crack-cocaine offenders with more time behind bars than users or traffickers of powder cocaine.

Dole: Cruz, Paul & Rubio
lack experience for 2016

44 replie(s)
The Hill [Washington, DC], by Mario Trujillo    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/22/2014 11:18:06 AM     Post Reply
Former Sen. Bob Dole (R-Kan.) said a number of junior GOP senators considering a presidential run in 2016 do not yet have the experience — specifically naming Rand Paul (Ky.), Marco Rubio (Fla.) and Ted Cruz (Texas). The former 1996 GOP presidential candidate sounded particularly skeptical of Cruz in an interview this week with The Wichita Eagle. "A number of the younger members, first-termers like Rand Paul, Rubio and that extreme-right-wing guy, Ted Cruz — all running for president now. I don´t think they´ve got enough experience yet," Dole said. The 90-year-old former senator said, however, his main concern about 2016 is living

Jeb Bush is your only chance
against Hillary, Republicans

42 replie(s)
Hot Air, by Bob Schrum    Original Article
Posted By: quantumman- 4/22/2014 6:32:54 AM     Post Reply
If Jeb reaches for the nomination, there will be a titanic battle between the party establishment and the Tea Party. Steve Schmidt, McCain’s strategist in 2008, insists that in the end Republicans usually settle on the most electable candidate. To get by, this Bush may be forced to trim his positions, although the cautionary tale of Romney suggests that he would have to tack artfully and carefully for the sake of the general election. Certainly he will have the resources to outlast, discredit, and disqualify his rivals.

Michelle Obama:
´splurging is the key to life´

39 replie(s)
Associated Press, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/21/2014 9:31:25 PM     Post Reply
Washington - Michelle Obama said "splurging is the key to life" if you regularly eat right and stay active. Her biggest guilty pleasure: French fries. "How would you appreciate vegetables if you never had chocolate?" she asked. "You couldn´t live without a little chocolate, a little French fries." The first lady took questions from children reporters Monday after appearing at the White House Easter Egg Roll. She told the children that if they eat right the majority of the time, then a splurge or snack is not going to hurt them. "I still splurge when I can, but that's why I try to exercise almost every day," she said.

Fraud runs rampant in Census Bureau
37 replie(s)
New York Post, by John Crudele    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/22/2014 5:03:20 AM     Post Reply
There’s a pattern of falsifying statistics throughout the entire Census Bureau. And anyone who attempts to blow the whistle on the fraud is either retaliated against or ignored, according to two new sources who have experienced the process firsthand. As I’ve been writing for more than six months, the Census Bureau office in Philadelphia uncovered a case of fraud in 2010, did nothing about it and allowed the practice to continue. In that instance, a data collector named Julius Buckmon was faking reports that went into the nation’s all-important jobless tally and consumer-inflation survey. Because the Census Bureau’s surveys are scientific — meaning

Professor: ‘Colleges Will Start Closing Up’ if
‘Racist, Misogynist, Money-Grubbing’ GOP Wins

36 replie(s)
National Review Online, by Andrew Johnson    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/22/2014 4:42:50 PM     Post Reply
New audio reveals an Eastern Connecticut State University professor warning that Republicans will “want things to go back — not to to 1955, but to 1855? if they win control of Congress in November. Republican victories could also put him out of a job, he cautioned. “We will live in a very, very, very different kind of country if that happens,” Professor Brent Terry told students in his Introduction to Creative Writing course, according to audio obtained by Campus Reform. “I mean, colleges will start closing up if these people have their way.” Over the course of his rant, Terry characterized conservatives

But Seriously, Just How
Slow-Witted is John Boehner?

35 replie(s)
American Thinker, by C. Edmund Wright    Original Article
Posted By: quantumman- 4/21/2014 7:22:21 AM     Post Reply
As he moves from lobbyists to the golf course, from press conferences to the tanning bed, he remains oblivious to all that is around him. He has power, incredible power, and yet to this day he has no understanding of the election that made it so. Moreover, all around him are astonishing opportunities for him to be an historic figure -- one who could and should be the man who did more than any other single person in turning back the red tide of Obama. It’s all there for Speaker of the House, and yet John Boehner manages to miss

Benghazi attack could have been prevented if
US hadn´t ´switched sides in the War on Terror´
and allowed $500 MILLION of weapons to reach
al-Qaeda militants, reveals damning report

34 replie(s)
Daily Mail [UK], by David Martosko    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/22/2014 7:02:40 PM     Post Reply
The Citizens Commission on Benghazi, a self-selected group of former top military officers, CIA insiders and think-tankers, declared Tuesday in Washington that a seven-month review of the deadly 2012 terrorist attack has determined that it could have been prevented – if the U.S. hadn´t been helping to arm al-Qaeda militias throughout Libya a year earlier. ´The United States switched sides in the war on terror with what we did in Libya, knowingly facilitating the provision of weapons to known al-Qaeda militias and figures,´ Clare Lopez, a member of the commission and a former CIA officer, told MailOnline. She blamed the Obama administration

Would YOU be underwater if the
polar caps melted? Map reveals
what our planet would look like
if sea levels rose by 260ft

33 replie(s)
Daily Mail (UK), by Ellie Zolfagharifard    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/21/2014 5:20:21 PM     Post Reply
Global sea levels have risen by 8 inches (20cm) since 1880 and scientists predict they could rise up to 3ft (98cm) by 2100. But despite the UN’s recent threats of war, famine and extreme weather, such a dramatically different world caused by sea level rise can be hard to imagine. To help picture the future, Martin Vargic, an amateur graphic designer from Slovakia, has created a map depicting the planet with sea levels around 260ft (79m) higher than they are today. He imagines what Earth would look like if the ice sheets surrounding the North and South poles melted, releasing

Reid: ´We Are a Nation of Laws,
Not of Men and Women´

33 replie(s)
Cybercast News Service, by Susan Jones    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/22/2014 10:53:27 AM     Post Reply
It may not be tomorrow, but Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) says "something will happen" to force a Nevada rancher to obey a court order to stop grazing his cattle on federal land and pay his grazing fees. "It´s obvious that you can´t just walk away from this," Reid said in an April 18 interview with a Nevada´s KSNV-TV News 3 program “What’s Your Point?” "You can´t have a law that is -- we´re a nation of laws, not of men and women," he said. (Video) Reid noted that most cattlemen pay their taxes, pay their fees, and follow

You´re on the clock:
Doctors rush patients out the door

32 replie(s)
USA Today*, by Roni Caryn Rabin    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/21/2014 4:35:59 AM     Post Reply
Joan Eisenstodt didn´t have a stopwatch when she went to see an ear, nose and throat specialist recently, but she is certain the physician was not in the exam room with her for more than three or four minutes. "He looked up my nose, said it was inflamed, told me to see the nurse for a prescription and was gone," said the 66-year-old Washington, D.C., consultant, who was suffering from an acute sinus infection. When she started protesting the doctor´s choice of medication, "He just cut me off totally," she said. "I´ve never been in and out from a visit faster." These days,

The Increasing Desperation of Democrats
31 replie(s)
National Review Online, by John Fund    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/21/2014 5:19:02 AM     Post Reply
Harry Reid isn’t backing down from his claim that rancher Cliven Bundy’s supporters are “domestic terrorists.” It’s astonishing rhetoric given the White House’s characterization of the mass shooting by a genuine terrorist, Major Nidal Hasan, who killed 13 Americans at the Fort Hood Army base after yelling “Allahu Akbar!” (God is great.) Rather than labeling Hasan’s actions “domestic terrorism,” the Obama administration is prosecuting him for having committed “workplace violence.” Democratic rhetoric is become ever more desperate and overheated as we approach the November midterm elections. Last week, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said that GOP positions on immigration were motivated by


Post Reply   Close thread 752814





Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google



© 2014 Lucianne.com Media Inc.

NQ