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Obama: US will be ´banana
republic´ if GOP forces default

The Hill [Washington, DC], by Justin Sink

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Posted By:JoniTx, 9/20/2013 3:08:58 PM

President Obama said Republicans in Congress were threatening to make the United States into "a deadbeat" and a "banana republic" with their maneuvers to tie the federal budget and the debt ceiling to defunding ObamaCare. (Snip) "You don´t have to threaten to blow the whole thing up just because you don´t get your way," Obama said. "Nobody gets 100 percent of what they want." Telegraphing his intention to veto any spending bill that delayed or defunded his signature health care law, Obama accused Republicans of lacking "the same common sense" and willingness to compromise that ordinary Americans showed in their

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Pearson365, 9/20/2013 3:15:51 PM     (No. 9529416)

Our chimp in chief has already turned a once proud country into Zimbabwe, so a banana republic would be an upgrade. Notice that Obama is using marijuana and cocaine much more frequently, presumably because he doesn´t have to run for reelection.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Coy860, 9/20/2013 3:17:53 PM     (No. 9529418)

When you have a President who picks and chooses which parts of laws he will follow and which he will ignore, who sneaks recognition of gay marriage into every state through pension programs, violating state rights, grabs 1/6 of the economy by ramming Obamacare down our throats and forcing employers to make most workers part time...refuse to use our plentiful natural resources (gas, oil) you already MADE America a Banana Republic, Papa Dork.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: sinic, 9/20/2013 3:19:39 PM     (No. 9529421)

Thanks to you, Mr. Narcissist Childlike Slacker President, we have been well on our way to becoming a "Banana Republic" for 5 years. You might sell the LoFos´ and LSM Waterluggers on your bullshirt, but more and more of us working stiffs ain´t buying it. Please stop insulting us with your "Oh look, there´s a squirrel" routine.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: ColoWapiti, 9/20/2013 3:22:06 PM     (No. 9529425)

Just like the banana republic it is becoming under him.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: nimby, 9/20/2013 3:23:00 PM     (No. 9529426)

Does he really think he has not made it so?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: nevernaught, 9/20/2013 3:28:05 PM     (No. 9529439)

It already is a watermelon Republic. My apologies to watermelons.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: god of irony, 9/20/2013 3:28:14 PM     (No. 9529440)

But having the Fed print money that is not backed by anything is on the up and up.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Flipper3, 9/20/2013 3:28:44 PM     (No. 9529443)

It already is a banana republic and he´s the queen.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: nonsense, 9/20/2013 3:29:20 PM     (No. 9529444)

Now where would Dear Leader hear the term "banana republic"? He must be listening to Rush or reading the thoughts of L-dotters. By the way, it´s a huge case of projection, since Our Dear Leader is the one creating a banana republic as a result of the destruction he has wrought.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Halfvast Conspirator, 9/20/2013 3:29:57 PM     (No. 9529449)

Come Mr. Tallyman tally me banana!

Mr. Tallyman: All your banana belong to us

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Reply 11 - Posted by: veritas, 9/20/2013 3:31:21 PM     (No. 9529450)

Like Poster #1, my thought is, "If Banana Republic is the first step up from where Obama took us, then -- gimme a Panama Hat in 7 1/4, please."

#2: My thoughts on Obama´s lawlessness have been much like yours. But reading your post led me to change my mind. Rather than "choosing which laws to obey," I´m 100% convinced Obama simply does whatever he wants [and/or is ordered to do]. Whether it falls within the law or outside it is simply never a factor. Thanks for sparking the thought [ugly though it is].

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Reply 12 - Posted by: mickturn, 9/20/2013 3:34:01 PM     (No. 9529456)

America is already a ´banana republic´ thanks to you Obie!

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Reply 13 - Posted by: lylacat, 9/20/2013 3:35:31 PM     (No. 9529459)

It is 0bama´s spending and his horrid policies that have made the US a banana republic. What do you think is going to happen when we have to quit printing a Trillion Dollars each year? It is going to be ugly, but 0bama keeps smiling and telling everyone everything is fine.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: wsdiego, 9/20/2013 3:37:54 PM     (No. 9529464)

It takes two to dance, as if BO has nothing to do with default! The will of the people will prevail over BO´s obstruction and the blame will be laid at his feet not the people!

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Reply 15 - Posted by: BeatleJeff, 9/20/2013 3:39:49 PM     (No. 9529468)

Generalisimo Obobo has spoken!

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Cor-vet, 9/20/2013 3:42:46 PM     (No. 9529478)

By not negotiating on Obamacare and the budget, isn´t he threatening to blow everything up?

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Reply 17 - Posted by: VAPMAN, 9/20/2013 3:44:22 PM     (No. 9529481)

Here comes the nasty rhetoric about how the world is coming to an end if Obama does not get the spending he wants and Obamacare. Expect daily nasty statements from Obama with increasing hype as we get to the end of the month and the debt limit deadline. It has already been written to his teleprompter. This is the game these idiots play and the stupid media always plays along. The joke is always on the taxpayer.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: FlatCityGirl, 9/20/2013 3:45:22 PM     (No. 9529486)

Thanks to the Mulatto, we´re already a Banana Republic, and he´s the dictator --think Baby Doc.


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Reply 19 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 9/20/2013 3:52:34 PM     (No. 9529501)

This man Obama is really starting to annoy me.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: PageTurner, 9/20/2013 3:55:24 PM     (No. 9529505)

I await the irate protests from Ecuador - yet another nation Obama will have alienated.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: dman, 9/20/2013 3:57:01 PM     (No. 9529509)

Blah, blah, blah ... and he´ll huff, and he´ll puff, and he´ll blow the house down.

Just remember that any shutdown will hurt his peeps more than ours.

As Tom DeLay recalled in this week´s interviews, the shutdown in 1995 would have forced Clinton to give in, had the Pubs held on a bit longer.

Call the "question". Let the Emperor threaten to shut it down. It is time for patriots to stand firm, and the cowards to step aside.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Rafter, 9/20/2013 3:57:50 PM     (No. 9529514)

The Crass Master of (His Own) Disaster...
evokes nothing but derisive laughter.

TAARP Baby calls the pot and the kettle and the kitchen sink.... "BLACK!!"

Look in the mirror, Mulatto...
The Non-Man in the Mirror...
Guilty as described.

Go back to your tropical homeland of your coconut family tree and de bananas...
Kenya... Indonesia... Hawaii...
Wherever...

And leave the American mainland to real Americans for a change.
Buh-Bye!

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Jethro bo, 9/20/2013 3:58:33 PM     (No. 9529515)

Banana republic is a step closer to freedom from the current fascist dictatorship we now have. Shut down the goobernment. Maybe folks will feel for real freedom without the dictators Gestapo around for a little while.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: lancelink1, 9/20/2013 4:11:29 PM     (No. 9529532)

pssssst.

Hey Skippy.

Over here.

You already built that.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 9/20/2013 4:17:05 PM     (No. 9529538)

A banana republic would never permit anyone to go against the wishes of the dear leader. So of course it is the opposite and Obama is just projecting.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Grady, 9/20/2013 4:18:42 PM     (No. 9529541)

If Robert Mugabe had a son
he would be Barack Obama.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: august9, 9/20/2013 4:27:36 PM     (No. 9529553)

I have three words for this disaster, and how it SHOULD HAVE been avoided......

Chief Justice Roberts!

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 9/20/2013 4:47:09 PM     (No. 9529578)

Of course this doesn´t apply to the many thousands of coal workers Obama is sending to the unemployment lines because of his twisted policies.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 9/20/2013 4:56:44 PM     (No. 9529591)

And that would be different from what Øbama and the Rat Party has done to us how?

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 9/20/2013 4:59:21 PM     (No. 9529596)

So says the dude with bananas in each hand.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: master sergeant, 9/20/2013 5:00:29 PM     (No. 9529598)

Yes, I blame Chief Justice John Roberts for this mess. This wimpy justice could not take the heat from Obama so he caved!! Coward!!!

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Reply 32 - Posted by: Cor-vet, 9/20/2013 5:00:41 PM     (No. 9529600)

Since the sequester shut down the White House tours, failing to raise the debt ceiling may cause the shutdown of Blair House, and put mad uncle Joe out in the streets!

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Reply 33 - Posted by: rochow, 9/20/2013 5:18:46 PM     (No. 9529620)

Hey you clown in the Oval, you have turned this country into a banana republic....and only a prez from the gutter uses the street vernacular that you employ 24/7! This country has seen low, such as Carter, but never such trash as you!

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Reply 34 - Posted by: J F Ackerman, 9/20/2013 5:22:15 PM     (No. 9529625)

The only people threatening to shut down the government are the old pot head in the White House and Senate Democrats.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: excalgalcg, 9/20/2013 5:31:59 PM     (No. 9529644)

My, my, my the Banana Republic Chief lost his cool! So the truth hurts. He needs more kick in the pants from the Repubs and the American people. We are sick of him.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: FormerNYer, 9/20/2013 7:19:25 PM     (No. 9529780)

Most banana republics have a very corrupt executive branch, so that term fits us perfectly right now.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: thudlike, 9/20/2013 7:23:58 PM     (No. 9529785)

Publicly confront Obama with his own words about the debt ceiling from 2006 (conveniently removed from the online Senate records).

http://www.redstate.com/alanjoelny/2013/01/15/full-text-of-obamas-speech-against-raising-the-debt-ceiling-in-2006/

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Reply 38 - Posted by: nevernaught, 9/21/2013 12:20:27 AM     (No. 9529998)

Well now he´s managed to offend every Latino government in Central and South America.

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Western Washington University sent a questionnaire to students asking them for advice on how the administration could succeed at making sure that in future years, “we are not as white as we are today.” The question notes that WWU’s racial make up does not perfectly reflect the nation at large, and asks students to consider strategies that other universities have used to focus on skin color as the paramount indicator of a student-applicant’s worth. The president of WWU has stated that his explicit goal is to reduce the white population on campus, according to Campus Reform. “I’ve said before and I’ll say it

If a nuclear bomb exploded in downtown
Washington, what should you do?

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The Week, by Marc Ambinder    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 4/15/2014 4:51:46 AM     Post Reply
Funny question in the headline, yes? But since President Obama worries more about the threat of terrorists´ improvised nuclear device going off in a major American city than anything Russia can throw at us, I was wondering if the government had deigned to share with us citizens any tips for, you know, surviving something their own intelligence points to as the likeliest unlikely Black Swan event. Well, no. And yes. No — very few people in Washington, D.C., who work for the government have any idea what they would do if a 10-kiloton nuclear device exploded at the intersection of 16th and K

Obama taps gay bishop to wrap Easter
Prayer Breakfast with invocation

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Washington Times, by Cheryl K. Chumley    Original Article
Posted By: jackson- 4/15/2014 9:25:28 AM     Post Reply
When President Obama needed a preacher to fulfill the closing prayer duties at the annual White House Easter Prayer Breakfast, he turned to none other than the Episcopal Church’s first openly gay bishop — who said he was as shocked as anyone at the appointment. The Right Rev. Gene Robinson said in a tweet, accompanied by a photo of Mr. Obama behind a podium at the event: “POTUS ‘preaches’ at the Easter prayer breakfast. Then, out of the blue, asks ME to close with prayer. OMG!” Newsmax said he also emphasized that the words he chose to close the breakfast


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