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Whoa! Obama: Congress Is Supposed to Represent Me, Not the American People (VIDEO)

Whoa! Obama: Congress Is Supposed to Represent Me, Not the American People (VIDEO)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nwTnpd3Lmxc&feature=player_em...

Lawmakers know better than 99% of the voters, Obama implied.

Kit Daniels
Infowars.com
September 6, 2013

In a speech today at the G20 Summit in Russia, President Barack Obama stated that members of Congress should listen to their voters but ultimately should act on their own, against their constituency, in order to make a decision that is “right for America.”

Obama made this revealing statement after a journalist asked, “One of your closest allies in the House said yesterday, ‘When you’ve got 97 percent of your constituents saying no, it’s kind of hard to say yes.’ Why should members of Congress go against the will of their constituents and support your decision on this?”

“Now, with respect to Congress and how they should respond to constituency concerns, you know, I do consider it part of my job to help make the case and to explain to the American people exactly why I think this is the right thing to do,” Obama said. “It’s conceivable that at the end of the day, I don’t persuade a majority of the American people that it’s the right thing to do and then each member of Congress is gonna have to decide, if I think it’s the right thing to do for America’s national security and the world’s national security, then how do I vote?”

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Cyril's picture

Pffft! DON'T YOU DARE questioning

Pffft! DON'T YOU DARE questioning the conception of your president about his relation with Congress!

It's not like he didn't MAKE CLEAR his UTTER RESPECT for the purpose of that House... IS IT?!

President Obama wasn't born yesterday and didn't start speaking at that time either. I think it does no harm to pull some things back into today's context. SHALL WE?

Enjoy the refresher :


http://youtu.be/peECAPrA_2g

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"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

Key sentence and admission - listen up!

23:50 minutes
“I put it before congress because I could not honestly claim that the threat posed by Assad’s use of chemical weapons on innocent civilians and women and children posed an imminent direct threat to the United States.”

My take is I sense a message of resignation in his statement. It is a back-handed admission that his intent reaches beyond the edicts which justify our legally taking military action against another nation, ie via “imminent threat," the only justifiable reason d’etre for war which Rand Paul argued. Obama may have just sealed his fate. Considering his admission, I don’t see how he can go against a Congress which votes NO when their biggest beef is there is no “imminent threat” to our country. He just gave Congress their biggest lever; it’s as if he is leaving an out for himself. Conversely going against Congress’ NO vote now after such an admission is apt to give more weight to an impeachment stance if he defies Congress because he just admitted there is no “imminent threat.”

but true

A congressman does what is right and constitutional not what the people want.

Freakin infowars... why are

Freakin infowars... why are some of you so willing to bend truths to make your points. It's a blatant misrepresentation of what Obomber said. Come on guys, Jesus.

To be fair....

...I believe he was talking as a congressman when he said that. Look at it this way, with quotation marks...

“It’s conceivable that at the end of the day, I don’t persuade a majority of the American people that it’s the right thing to do and then each member of Congress is gonna have to decide, 'If I think it’s the right thing to do for America’s national security and the world’s national security, then how do I vote?'" (congressman's thought)

Basically the congressman would be making a decision....."do I vote for or against."

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Not a congressman's likely words

A congressman wouldn't allude to trying to convince the people of all the states, beyond his of office.

I still think this maniac who doesn't give a crap to the Constitution felt compelled to speak as the king he seemingly believes he is.

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Might want to re-take English

Might want to re-take English then. You're wrong.

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I'm often wrong... But it doesn't matter that much

I'm often wrong... But it doesn't matter that much because anyway, on this one:

a) Obama is no congressman

b) he did let us understand that he thinks knowing better than both the American people AND Congress, if the latter doesn't want war

And that is enough for me, on this end.

Better yet: on (b), not only he claimed it, but he did put it in application - with Libya - ALREADY.

The hypothetical is always malleable.

Facts, on the other hand, are darn stubborn.

YMMV.

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*sigh* Never mind dude.

*sigh* Never mind dude.

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"A congressman wouldn't allude to trying to convince the people of all the states, beyond his of office."

Not sure I said anything like that.

"I still think this maniac who doesn't give a crap to the Constitution felt compelled to speak as the king he seemingly believes he is."

No disagreement there.

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"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

Go to the 31 minute mark... He says nothing of the sort.

Why post falsehoods?

He said: "...each member of Congress is going to have to decide 'if I think it's the right thing to do for America's national security and the world's national security, then how do I vote?'...that's what you're supposed to do as a member of Congress."

He's making a case for his will to prevail. He's not saying to disobey the will of the American people. It's spin.

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Correct.

He's making a case for his will to prevail. He's not saying to disobey the will of the American people. It's spin.

^^^ Correct.

That's exactly it.

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Puke

Think I am going to be sick, can't tolerate much more of this BS.

liar

I can't stand liars... the original poster, obama, infowars... no liars. I don't like any of them.

I read the article. I can not watch that speech for almost an hour. However, at no point in the article did he even come close to saying: Congress Is Supposed to Represent Me, Not the American People

wtf. such a misleading post

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Look closer

Correct about the title somewhat misleading.

However, YMMV, but from here, his lip service statement starting with "it's conceivable..." is largely, VASTLY enough for me to hear this POS saying, actually:

"guess what... I don't give a crap to what Congress may vote or what americans may think, I want to have my way, anyway..."

THAT is what he did say.

In essence.

Remember, he is the one who DID say the Constitution was "fundamentally flawed" albeit he never explained why or how...

Now, YOU know what he meant by that in 2008:

the flaw of the Constitution, for him, is...

it was written in the first place, and still is in the way of the wanna-be tyrant he is.

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""guess what... I don't give

""guess what... I don't give a crap to what Congress may vote or what americans may think, I want to have my way, anyway..."

THAT is what he did say.

In essence."

OK... what's that have to do with the original post?

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Two points

Well, it has to do that:

1) for ObaMARX, if Congress votes the positive way for his warmongering, that's fine, while if they don't, he isn't ashamed to claim he'd like to ignore their voice like he has done for Libya - either way, the people is out of the equation, from his point of view, and I don't think it was expected to be so... regarding going to WAR;

2) plus, a president of the United States of America isn't supposed to speak lightly - again: ESPECIALLY regarding WAR - and THESE WORDS of giving Congress a bone but going to war NO MATTER WHAT - well, he has uttered them already, right from the beginning...

Here's a refresher, just in case of memory issues:

http://www.dailypaul.com/297603

Or maybe it doesn't matter that a POTUS happens to say something one day, and says something completely different few days later? I don't think so. Oh, wait... Granted, for ObaMARX that's quite standard protocol for 5 years now, isn't it?

Still, that doesn't make it right in my book.

So, to me, while I can reckon some exaggeration in the OP's post and the post's title, it nevertheless certainly is overall faithful to convey THE TREASON against the Constitution (or even, complete DISREGARD thereof) that this "president" HAS NO PROBLEM going forward with.

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"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

OP didnt exagerate

He lied

And the Oba-stretches are getting a bit dumb

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Do we even know his real name or birthdate, btw?

Barack Hussein Obama II (or whatever his name is) is a much better liar.

And Obama's treasonous, intellectually insulting, and deceiving speeches are getting a bit tiring.

And so is nitpicking throughout divisive arguments about the exact extent of the VAST fraud he is... ANYWAY.

I'm not one to try find him any excuse today, misleading OP or not - certainly not after this nice serie of clues that paved the way:

http://youtu.be/peECAPrA_2g

But maybe you won't find it relevant to recall into context?

I do, that's all.

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Two wrongs dont make a right

Just because Obama lies, doesn't mean it's OK for other people too.

I Don't Blame You Rhysw

You know the worse thing about liars, they give you the impression they're something when they are nothing..

Obama never had a chance growing up in the intelligence community and never having to really work for something. Everything was always handed to him, including the presidency..

He is a cursed person. He has no way out. He is in too deep. He owes his entire life to the CIA and the banking community..If he crossed them they dispose of him like Kennedy.

If there was anything good in him once, its all gone now.

He has to be extremely conflicted.

Don't hat him. Hate is reserved for the judge of us all. Don't feel sorry for him. Pity him..

Sad, isn't it?

i was also talking about

i was also talking about you....

I cannot do even 47

seconds of obomba let alone 47 minutes...so I did not watch the video, but if he said what the title of your thread says...then OMG! Things are even worse than I thought.

Does not look like we are going to be able to vote our way out of this thing....oh boy...

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My sentiment as well.

My sentiment as well.

Sadly. Depressingly. Infuriatingly.

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Let's Impeach Obama Before He Blows Up The World!

BOOM BOOM KaBOOM!

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C'mon, Amerika, what the heck are you waiting for?

C'mon, Amerika, what the heck are you waiting for?

Your beloved Daddy/Boss/King/Emperor ObaMARX has just given you the hint:

you can KNEE now, and go from praise to worship, He almighty knows better than you ever will.

Hasn't He made it clear enough for ya?!

Or shall He INSIST harder?

*goes in chanting mode for encouragement*

O.....ba.....ma ! O.....ba.....ma ! O.....ba.....ma !

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Sorry, folks

Sorry, folks. Couldn't help.

The harshness of my sarcasm is all I had to express infinitely less how angry furious I feel, actually.

More seriously and quietly, now:

Seriously...

...

Really, seriously...

...

ROPE, anyone?

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Tar and feathers first.?..

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Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15

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Trial, first. Of course.

Trial, first.

Of course.

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"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius