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Obama’s Missed Deadline

February 15, 2013 by  

Obama ignores the law — again. President Obama is required to submit an annual budget to Congress every year by Feb. 1. It’s not just a tradition, it’s the law. But for the fourth year in a row, the Administration ignored this unequivocal requirement. Naturally, his friends in Congress and his allies in the mainstream media have pretty much ignored his flat refusal to obey the law. Are you surprised?

The first Social Security recipient. Ida May Fuller was the first person to receive a monthly benefit check from Social Security. She worked as a legal secretary and paid the new tax for three years, starting in 1936. Her total contribution when she retired was $24.75. She received her first benefit check from Social Security on Jan. 31, 1940.  It came to $22.54 — or 91 percent of all the money she paid into the system. She continued to receive a check every month until her death in 1975 at age 100. By then she had collected $22,888.92, or more than 900 times what she contributed. You can be sure you won’t do as well.

Ted Cruz proudly bats 0 for 11. So far this year, Ted Cruz, the Tea Party-endorsed junior Senator from Texas, hasn’t met a bill he likes enough to vote for it. He has been on the losing side of every Senate vote since taking the oath of office last month. “Sen. Cruz promised the voters of Texas he would take principled stands when it comes to fiscal responsibility and protecting America’s sovereignty,” said Cruz spokesman Sean Rushton.

The iron is gone from Monopoly. Fans of the board game Monopoly were asked to vote on Facebook to select a new token and also to boot one off. The shoe, wheelbarrow and iron led the list to be dropped, with the iron getting the most votes by the time voting ended. A cat will join a dog as one of eight game pieces. Can you name the others? (A car, a thimble, a shoe, a battleship, a hat and a wheelbarrow.)

–Chip Wood

Chip Wood

is the geopolitical editor of PersonalLiberty.com. He is the founder of Soundview Publications, in Atlanta, where he was also the host of an award-winning radio talk show for many years. He was the publisher of several bestselling books, including Crisis Investing by Doug Casey, None Dare Call It Conspiracy by Gary Allen and Larry Abraham and The War on Gold by Anthony Sutton. Chip is well known on the investment conference circuit where he has served as Master of Ceremonies for FreedomFest, The New Orleans Investment Conference, Sovereign Society, and The Atlanta Investment Conference.

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  • http://gravatar.com/plfprime GALT

    I don’t see a law? There is this…….

    All Bills for raising Revenue shall originate in the House of Representatives; but the Senate may propose or concur with Amendments as on other Bills.

    and this:

    http://www.truthandpolitics.org/budget-basics.php#detailed-4

    Not quite the “sound bite” simplicity suggested……but what else is new.

    • Billie R. Paxton

      The President, in accordance with to the Budget and Accounting Act of 1921, must submit a budget to Congress each year. In its current form, federal budget legislation law (31 U.S.C. 1105(a)) specifies that the President submit a budget between the first Monday in January and the first Monday in February.

      • cawmun cents

        Dont give facts to these people….that will just mean more comments from them trying to outline why they think your point doesnt matter…..dont feed the alligators!
        -CC.

      • http://gravatar.com/plfprime GALT

        Yes by all means….never concern yourself with facts….

        The Budget Enforcement Act of 1990 (BEA) formally amended the Budget and Accounting Act of 1921, the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, and the two Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Acts. It itself was subsequently amended, most notably by the Balanced Budget Act of 1997, which extended the BEA through the end of fiscal year 2002.

        All in the link children…..please learn to read

      • http://gravatar.com/plfprime GALT

        which BTW leaves you with this:

        http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Statutory_Pay-As-You-Go_Act_of_2010

        short reading time required

      • nc

        Billie, bush AND Reagan BOTH submitted budget after budget and STILL SET A RECORD FOR DEBT ACCUMULATIO! Obviously sending “budgets” to Congress has little to do with what a President will contest in spending!

  • http://www.pete@easyinvest.co.za pete

    He doesn’t need either to know or to obey the law. He IS THE LAW! What he says goes and that is final. Nobody seems to understand that. The Americans fear this person so much that they cannot even sleep at night. Good reason too. He is one of the most dangerous people on the planet, nobody seems to understand that. Watch out all when he loses it! The ultimate dictator is about to be unleashed! President Obama is the 44th and last president of the USA. When he proclaims himself Emperor remember these words.

    • podunk

      Time to impeach him – stop all discretional money beginning with czars & Holder

    • Jana

      One thing for sure, he thinks he is above the law.

  • Gary L

    Obama and Holder are above the law. Just ask them they will tell you.

  • s c

    Let’s face it, folks. With Obummer’s mindset, he can never call himself a true leader or a true president. He can look back and say he was on vacation for 8 years (campaigning for 8 years?). It was his stooges and sociopaths and various criminals and freedom-hating, filthy chums who made his administration what it was – utterly CORRRUPT and absolutely IMMORAL.
    Obummer makes RMN seem like a Boy Scout (by the way, even RMN knew that being a Boy Scout has NOTHING to do with sexuality. Utopians – PINO [people in name only]. Right side of history my aching asterisk!

  • http://clear.net Xmil-man

    I guess you realize by now that if you put a black in charge it will make him think he is a GOD and above all the rest of us and the law of the land. I just wish that Congress would get some grumba’s and put Obumma in his place and force him to see that he needs to get with the program, and stop being an IDIOT.

  • http://clear.net Xmil-man

    When remembering what you were supposed to do today : your inital objective was to drain the swamp. Obumma can’t even remember to do that. He really needs to back to school and learn that he is not an island—-King.

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