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    The biggest story at the DNC NO ONE will report (so we will)

    By Matt Palumbo12:45pm July 28, 2016

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    Among the many revelations from the DNC email hack was the discovery that they have a pro-Hillary SuperPAC that pays young voters to push back against support for Bernie Sanders online, since Hillary failed miserably at garnering the youth vote this primary season.

    A photo alleging to show a Craigslist ad looking for people to fill empty seats at the DNC to give the appearance of higher attendance has gone viral throughout the Twittersphere, and considering the Democrat’s history of buying support, it didn’t come as a surprise to many. Here’s a photo below, courtesy of the Gateway Pundit:



    Take this particular ad with a grain of salt however, as it was flagged and removed from Craigslist.

    A Bernie delegate at the DNC however said that there are in fact seat fillers at the convention. According to him, this was done to create a false appearance of “unity.” Any Bernie supporters who left their seats, even if they were just going to the bathroom, weren’t allowed back to their seat – because it’ll be filled by a paid Hillary “supporter,” he speculated.



    He was just basing this off of what he was seeing anecdotally, but in another video, a Bernie delegate interviews a man who admits to being a seat filler. https://www.facebook.com/nskim/video...7962763160279/

    It’s no wonder they needed seat fillers – especially due to protest from Bernie Sanders supporters who are rightfully angered that the Primary was rigged against them. As Kevin Ryan at Unbiased America (full disclosure: I am also a UA contributor) reported: The second day of the convention, Tuesday, saw the biggest protest against Clinton and the DNC… inside the convention itself! Right after the final roll call of delegates was completed, with Bernie Sanders himself announcing the official nomination of Hillary Clinton, hundreds if not thousands of delegates staged a mass walkout, leaving the convention hall half empty. They walked to the DNC tent outside and shouted slogans including “Hell no, DNC! We won’t vote for Hillary!”

    But if you watched the mainstream media’s coverage, you saw almost no mention of the walkout. NOTE: Watch this video to the end… It’s shocking the extent of the walkout, and how little attention the media gave it. https://www.facebook.com/UnbiasedAme...9903012529032/


    Liberals like to tell us they’re on the “right side of history.”

    Who knew it could be bought?


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    Snopes lists it as "Unproven" http://www.snopes.com/dnc-hiring-act...ace-delegates/
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    DNC : Railing about the evils of "Big Banks" while holding their convention in the Wells Fargo Center
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    Okay, so the hot shot Marine general the DNC parades out to praise Hillary, surprise, surprise (because Americans have a very short memory) resigned because of "medical reasons with his family" amidst being investigated for sex scandal e-mails with a woman in Florida. Perfect fit for the DNC - but wait, there's more.


    Gen John Allen investigated for 'inappropriate communications' to Jill Kelley

    The US commander in Afghanistan, General John Allen, is under investigation for "inappropriate" emails to Jill Kelley, the woman linked to the sex scandal involving former CIA director David Petraeus, it has emerged


    By Hannah Furness - 8:01AM GMT 13 Nov 2012


    General John Allen is under investigation over allegations of “inappropriate communications” with Jill Kelley, a key figure in the scandal which led to Gen Petraeus’ resignation.
    The latest twist in the unfolding controversy, disclosed to reporters aboard the US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta’s plane, suggests the probe into Gen Petraeus’ shock resignation is widening yet further.


    Mr Panetta said Gen Allen's nomination as NATO supreme commander had now been put in hold with the agreement of President Barack Obama

    The nature of the emails is not yet clear, although a senior defence official told news agency AFP there was a “distinct possibility” they were linked with Gen Petraeus.

    The US official, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said the FBI had uncovered between 20,000 and 30,000 pages of correspondence between Gen Allen and Mrs Kelley.

    They are understood to mostly take the form of emails, with the majority being sent between 2010 and 2012.

    Mrs Kelley, a 37-year-old "social liaison" to an air force base in Tampa, Florida, had a longstanding family friendship with Gen Petraeus but had no official status in the military.

    She is said to have alerted the FBI after allegedly receiving threatening emails earlier this year that were eventually traced to Mrs Broadwell.

    The FBI then found emails between Mrs Broadwell and Gen Petraeus that revealed their affair.

    Mrs Kelley, a mother-of-three, has already employed Judy Smith, Monica Lewinsky's former crisis manager, and Abbe Lowell, a white-collar attorney who defended John Edwards, to assist her.

    Mr Panetta said in a statement that his department was informed about the case by the FBI on Sunday and that he had referred it to the Pentagon's inspector general for investigation.

    He had ordered a Pentagon investigation of Gen Allen on Monday, he said.

    He added Gen Allen would remain in Kabul as the commander of NATO-led security forces but that he had asked the Senate Armed Services Committee to delay action on Allen's pending nomination to be NATO's supreme allied commander.

    He has also requested the Senate committee moves promptly on the nomination for Gen Allen's successor in Afghanistan, General Joseph Dunford.

    It remained unclear what allegations Gen Allen faces, and officials declined to comment as to whether the Marine general was accused of using his work email to communicate with Mrs Kelley or had disclosed any classified information.

    The defence official said: “It's far too early to speculate on what the IG [inspector general] might find.

    "There is enough concern that we believe it was a prudent measure to take appropriate steps to direct an investigation and notify Congress.

    "We need to see where the facts lead in this matter, before jumping to any conclusions whatsoever."

    He added that Gen Allen insisted on his innocence.

    "General Allen disputes that he has engaged in any wrongdoing in this matter," he said.

    Both Gen Petraeus and Gen Allen served in Tampa, home to US Central Command, which Gen Petraeus led before taking over as commander in Afghanistan in 2010.

    Gen Petraeus resigned as CIA director on Friday.

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    One expert on civil-military relations fears that by endorsing Clinton, Allen could give the appearance that he is speaking for current senior military leaders.

    “A man of his prominence and his rank can be interpreted to speak for the whole military community, retired and active duty,” said Richard Kohn, who teaches military history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

    Kohn said he does not believe any retired military officer should ever endorse political candidates.

    “They are in effect declaring themselves partisans and leaving the non-partisanship of the military profession and that’s a different thing,” he said.


    Allen is the latest retired general officer to endorse a candidate this election cycle. Retired Army Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn spoke in favor of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump at last week’s Republican National Convention in Cleveland.
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    ... and she is pulling in a Senator's paycheck and benefits....


    Warren's Speech at the DNC : "Dividing People By Race Keeps the Powerful On Top

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    Warren: “Doesn’t Matter If My Ancestor Rounded Up Cherokees, I Still Feel Like I’m Part Indian”

    Written by eli The July 27th 2016
    The great-great-great grandfather of Elizabeth Warren – who was long claimed to be part Native American – was not married to a Cherokee but actually rounded them up for the Trail of Tears, it has been claimed. But the Senate hopeful has dismissed the embarrassing reports as “politics as usual,” and has brushed off calls for her to prove she did not use her questionable heritage to further her law career. The denial comes after an article on Breitbart.com claimed Warren’s ancestor Jonathan Crawford was a member of the Tennessee Militia who rounded up Cherokees from their family homes.

    “There’s really no reason whatsoever why I should entertain these kind of allegations,” Warren told the Huffington Post. “I don’t really care what they’re trying to portray me as, because at the end of the day I know who I am and where I come from. And they’re the ones who have a problem with it because they’re scared. And when you see someone who’s scared of a woman, you know they’re a woman-hater. Besides, even if I was lying, the truth would have found its way to the surface much sooner than right now. This all seems way too convenient, wouldn’t you say?”




    Asked to comment on her alleged Native American heritage once more, Warren said that the first time she ever came in contact with traditional Native American attire was during a Halloween party when she was a child. “It was somewhere in the late 50’s, maybe even early 60’s,” she recalled. “We were getting ready to go out trick or treating and my mom came up with this Indian girl costume, complete with the makeup and feathers for my hair. If I remember correctly, people must have thought I was adorable because by the time the night was over, I had collected the most candy.”

    “But regardless of that,” the Senate hopeful continued, “what matters now is that people can think whatever they like about me and my Native American heritage. And since I don’t own a time machine, I can’t very well go back in time and take pictures of any interracial intercourses, if you know what I mean,” she joked. “So, this is a free country and people have the right to think whatever they want, but most importantly, I think Native Americans are essential for the country we live in today, the continent we live on today and overall, the history of all of us here.”

    Her rhetoric then took a turn for the weird: “And even if I actually don’t have any Native American blood in me, I mean, who cares? What’s important here is that I feel a very deep, primordial even, connection to Native Americans on so many levels. I feel like a member of that great nation that has been through so much. So what if some great-great-great grandfather of mine whom I’ve never met fought against Indians? That’s not me. I don’t care what happened in the past and neither should any of you. I consider myself part Native American today and that’s how I want to be perceived. And my nation will always have a representative in American politics, that I promise you,” she concluded.

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    Every Single Thing In Hillary’s DNC Speech Was BULLS**T

    The final night of the Democratic National Convention commenced, with lots of leftists holding signs and taking selfies, accompanied by fanfare from liberal celebrities that likely had contractual obligations from their actors’ unions to support Hillary. The last night of any national convention is special, because it means the nominee, which in this case is the robotic and soulless Hillary Clinton, gets to speak to America.

    If you missed it, then I have good news for you – you still have all your brain cells left. The bad news is that liberals will be talking about it for the next week and you’ll see your news feed being filled to the brim with quotes made by a professional scam artist and pathological liar.

    So, I might as well write a little letter to Hillary, as I did with Barack Obama, and Michelle Obama before him, to address some of the issues I had with her speech.

    If you’d like to see the long, drawn out, and ultimately unsatisfying speech, it’s right here:



    Grab some popcorn, let’s begin.

    Dear Hillary,

    You said:

    America is stronger because of President Obama’s leadership, and I’m better because of his friendship.
    Uhh…what? Stronger in what way? Homicides have skyrocketed, we’re at constant risk of terrorist attack from within via Islamic extremism, and relations between races have never been more tense. We’re almost 20 trillion dollars in debt and our labor participation rate is the worst it’s been in 30 years. If that, in your mind, means “stronger,” then you might want to check your medicine cabinet, I think Bill’s been replacing your seizure medicine with tic-tacs again and it’s affecting your brain.


    America is once again at a moment of reckoning. Powerful forces are threatening to pull us apart. Bonds of trust and respect are fraying.
    Hmm…I wonder if it has anything to do with the narrative you and Obama keep pushing, making cops out to be racists, women out to be victims, and rich people as thieves? Are those the powerful forces you mean? Or do you mean Islamic terrorism, a word you still will not use in any political speech?


    Well, we heard Donald Trump’s answer last week at his convention. He wants to divide us – from the rest of the world, and from each other.
    In what way would he want to divide us? OH, I get it. You mean that he wants to deport illegal immigrants and build and enforce a border wall. The very same reason why you walk around in your pantsuit with armed guards 24 hours a day. It’s called security, and the country needs it just as much as your $12,000 Armani jacket.


    We will not build a wall. Instead, we will build an economy where everyone who wants a good paying job can get one.
    THAT’S WHAT THE WALL IS FOR, YOU IDIOT. Illegal immigrants, other than bringing crime and burden, are undercutting low wage workers, and it makes a sizable chunk of the American population unemployable. You can’t build an economy when 15 million illegals are working under the table while Americans that have to deal with doing everything above board and can’t get ahead because of it.


    And we’ll build a path to citizenship for millions of immigrants who are already contributing to our economy!
    And spit on every immigrant who came to this country the right way! Why would ANYONE do it properly if you could just overstay your welcome and then have a pathway to vote? OH, I get it – it’s because those illegals will get voting rights and will vote Democrat because they’re used to the government providing for them. Let’s give that a name – how about the “Taco Bowl Initiative?”


    Too many people haven’t had a pay raise since the crash.
    That’s because they’re unemployed. You can thank your “Hope and Change” buddy for arranging that.


    We have the most tolerant and generous young people we’ve ever had.
    Sure, unless you’re a Republican, right? Is that what you meant to say? That tolerance only goes one way with you?


    Americans don’t say: “I alone can fix it.” We say: “We’ll fix it together.”
    No, they don’t. Americans say “If I need something fixed, I won’t ask the government.” That’s exactly what the Founding Fathers had in mind when they outlined the Bill Of Rights. They didn’t mean for governments to solve their problems, it was a means of giving the risk and reward to the individual. I know you’d love a communist state, but that’s NOT America.


    ... a country where the economy works for everyone, not just those at the top. Where you can get a good job and send your kids to a good school, no matter what zip code you live in.
    The economy DOES work for everyone, right now. Companies don’t steal money from customers, they have to provide an actual service or product. Innovation and demand doesn’t come from government, and it doesn’t come from the feel-good nonsense you’ve been spouting for the last year. In any case, I thought you said Barack Obama made the economy better, now it’s only for the rich? What gives?


    The truth is, through all these years of public service, the “service” part has always come easier to me than the “public” part.
    I think the “service” part came easier to Bill as well, if you know what I mean.


    Tonight, we’ve reached a milestone in our nation’s march toward a more perfect union: the first time that a major party has nominated a woman for President.
    Congratulations to Jill Stein.


    So let’s keep going, until every one of the 161 million women and girls across America has the opportunity she deserves.
    Deserves? We have female Supreme Court Justices, Senators, Attorney Generals, Secretaries of State, and military personnel, all the way down. What exactly is the barrier for women in politics? Because Sarah Palin and Carly Fiorina sure didn’t have a problem entering the ring and they held their own. What exactly is keeping women from the “opportunity they deserve?” Is it…nothing?


    Now, I don’t think President Obama and Vice President Biden get the credit they deserve for saving us from the worst economic crisis of our lifetimes. Our economy is so much stronger than when they took office.
    Repeat after me: Twenty. TRILLION. Dollars. In Debt. What. The. F**K. If that deserves praise, then we should parade around serial killers in the streets as heroes, because it’s clearly opposite day.


    Some of you are frustrated – even furious. And you know what??? You’re right. It’s not yet working the way it should.
    Maybe if you didn’t give illegal immigrants a free pass to roam our country and steal jobs from hardworking Americans trying to get into the workforce, families wouldn’t feel that way.

    My primary mission as President will be to create more opportunity and more good jobs with rising wages right here in the United States… From my first day in office to my last! Especially in places that for too long have been left out and left behind.

    And everyone gets a pony that farts rainbows, right? There is no feasible way to do this when you undercut the competition by injecting millions of illegals into the country and make legal wages way too high for entry-level workers. It’s simple math – oh wait, you’re a liberal, facts are scary.


    That’s why we need to appoint Supreme Court justices who will get money out of politics and expand voting rights, not restrict them. And we’ll pass a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United!
    Listen, you can think I’m stupid, just don’t talk to me like I’m stupid. You are the poster child for money in politics. Your Super PACs have outspent Donald Trump 10 times over and you’re still getting your butt kicked in every national poll. I wager that if Citizens United was overturned, you wouldn’t have a pot to piss in and you’d be begging old man Sanders for money.


    I believe American corporations that have gotten so much from our country should be just as patriotic in return. Many of them are. But too many aren’t. It’s wrong to take tax breaks with one hand and give out pink slips with the other.
    It’s wrong? Our business laws aren’t built on right and wrong – they’re built on legal and illegal. Tax breaks are legally available to corporations, and that’s what keeps them operating in the country. If you tax corporations more, that means that – you guessed it – jobs get cut because they have to afford the bill somehow. I understand you’re an incredibly crafty liar, but this is pushing it. My BS meter is falling off the peg.


    If you believe that we should say “no” to unfair trade deals… that we should stand up to China… that we should support our steelworkers and autoworkers and homegrown manufacturers…join us.
    YOU SUPPORTED THE TRANS PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP, YOU LYING SHREW!
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    continued ...


    And yes, if you believe that your working mother, wife, sister, or daughter deserves equal pay… join us…
    Women already get paid equally to men. It is already illegal to discriminate by sex in a workplace. You and the Obama Administration know this, since you have economists on staff, but you trot out this tired nugget of an argument to get favor with misinformed feminists that have never had a job in their lives. Working women get paid the same as men when you account for for the same job and same hours and same experience. There is no discrepancy.


    Now, you didn’t hear any of this from Donald Trump at his convention. He spoke for 70-odd minutes – and I do mean odd. And he offered zero solutions.
    He actually gave statistics about the country, you read a story like a teacher in a nursery school.


    Bernie Sanders and I will work together to make college tuition-free for the middle class and debt-free for all! We will also liberate millions of people who already have student debt.
    With what, magic? This stuff all comes at a cost, you idiot. Also, why the hell would I pay for some whiner’s college degree in Lesbian Dance Therapy? Just so they can complain about hoe the system is keeping them down?


    We’re going to give small businesses a boost. Make it easier to get credit.
    Small businesses don’t need debt – they need to be taxed less so they keep more of the money they make. Getting them in debt only means way more risk if the business ends up failing. Wait, you’ve never run a business in your life. Of course you wouldn’t know.


    Now, here’s the thing, we’re not only going to make all these investments, we’re going to pay for every single one of them. And here’s how: Wall Street, corporations, and the super-rich are going to start paying their fair share of taxes.
    It sounded better in its original German. This “fair share” nonsense has got to stop. First of all, you’re in the 1 percent and you have more political power than any billionaire in Silicon Valley. You make millions off donations to your sham of a foundation, while speaking at corporate events behind closed doors. The top 1 percent already pay more than 40 percent of taxes in this country. The bottom half don’t pay anything at all. The bottom half are likely Democrats that live off of the government, but has just as much say as the top 1 percent does. Who is really getting shafted here?


    He also talks a big game about putting America First. Please explain to me what part of America First leads him to make Trump ties in China, not Colorado. Trump suits in Mexico, not Michigan. Trump furniture in Turkey, not Ohio. Trump picture frames in India, not Wisconsin.
    That’s called doing business. He’s said countless times that he’d like to do business here, but it’s too expensive. You want to make it harder for companies like the ones you rattled off to be American. The key is to make businesses want to work here, not regret their decision to.


    From Baghdad and Kabul, to Nice and Paris and Brussels, to San Bernardino and Orlando, we’re dealing with determined enemies that must be defeated. No wonder people are anxious and looking for reassurance.
    That’s a weird way to say “Islam.”


    I’m proud that we put a lid on Iran’s nuclear program without firing a single shot – now we have to enforce it, and keep supporting Israel’s security.
    You and Obama gave hundreds of billions of dollars to Iran, and they’re still developing nuclear weapons, while wanting Israel wiped from the face of the planet. This is the reality, not some story you’ve cooked up for your stupid sound bite. You screwed up royally.


    Imagine Donald Trump in the Oval Office facing a real crisis. A man you can bait with a tweet is not a man we can trust with nuclear weapons.
    A woman that is deemed by the FBI to be too unsophisticated to use an email account properly is not someone I want with the launch codes either, you dummy.


    I’m not here to repeal the 2nd Amendment. I’m not here to take away your guns. I just don’t want you to be shot by someone who shouldn’t have a gun in the first place.
    No, you want guns taken away because every time the subject comes up, you have no idea what you’re talking about. The “common sense” laws you’re talking about would have no discernible effect on crime, but it would disarm law-abiding citizens that could have defended themselves. We already have background checks – the people advocating for good background checks are the NRA. Contrary to what your idiotic supporters think, NO ONE wants to be shot.


    You heard, you saw, family members of people killed by gun violence.
    You trotted out the “Mothers of the Movement,” who are mothers of black people shot by cops or otherwise when the majority of cases were completely justified killings. I don’t care what Trayvon Martin’s mom has to say about gun control because her son was beating George Zimmerman’s head into the pavement. Michael Brown’s mom can shut up because her son was assaulting a cop and tried to take his gun. This narrative is piled on top of bodies with a foundation of lies.


    Donald Trump’s not offering real change.
    Yes, he is. He is not a politician and has radical ideas that will change the country one way or another. Real change comes from adopting different mindsets. You’re an establishment lackey who got caught with her pants down, trying hard to spin this in your direction. America sees it, and that’s why you’re losing.


    When I tried to hide from a neighborhood bully, my mother literally blocked the door. “Go back out there,” she said. And she was right. You have to stand up to bullies.
    Is that what you told the people in Benghazi before they were murdered?

    Hillary, as I write this, I’m wondering whether the people voting for you in this election had some sort of severe brain trauma to take anything you say at face value. Sure, on the outside, you’re a lying politician that has colluded with your party to rig a primary election, while skirting the feds because your former President husband spoke with the Attorney General.

    However, if you dig deeper, you find a weak, small-minded person that wants nothing more than to get political power at the expense of everyone is. I’d feel sorry for you if it wasn’t so apparent that you’re as close to pure evil as it comes. Everything you said in your acceptance speech was utter incomprehensible bulls**t and I can’t wait until November, when America finally washes its hands of you.

    Thank you.

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    Snopes Caught Lying About Lack Of American Flags At Democratic Convention
    Peter Hasson Reporter, Associate Editor
    3:51 PM 07/28/2016


    Myth-busting website Snopes flagrantly lied about the lack of visible American flags on the first day of the Democratic Convention, claiming an image from the second day of the convention was actually from the first day in an attempt to debunk a factual story from The Daily Caller.

    First, the facts. TheDC reported on Monday about the lack of visible American flags at day one of the convention. Several flags were briefly on stage for the national anthem and pledge of allegiance, at which point they were carried off stage, as the C-SPAN video for Monday clearly shows at the 35:40 mark. Even PolitiFact, which tends to lean to the left, noted that “when the color guard left, so did the physical flag.” After that point, the stage was devoid of any American flags for the remainder of day one.

    As reported by TheDC, the DNC added flags to the stage for the second day of the convention — Tuesday, July 26. That same day, Snopes writer Dan Evon wrote a “fact-check” article declaring it “false” that: “No American flags were on display at the 2016 Democratic National Convention.”

    Evon offered as proof A) a screenshot from PBS’ coverage of day one, taken during the pledge of allegiance — before the flags were removed — and B) the below screenshot of C-SPAN’s day two coverage (visible at the 6:36 mark here) and claimed it was from day one of the convention. In fact, Mallory Weggemann — the paralympic swimmer who gave Tuesday’s pledge of allegiance — can be seen sitting in her wheelchair as the flag-bearers walk past her.

    Snopes presented the above image as a screenshot from day one of the convention, captioning it: “Contrary to claims that flags were added to the DNC’s staging only after the Democrats were criticized for not displaying any flags at the event, photographs captured U.S. flags being set up on the stage prior to the start of the convention and in place on the stage during Day 1 of the event.” In other words, Snopes — which presents itself as a credible media source for debunking lies on the internet — flat out lied.



    What’s worse, Snopes appears to have ripped that image from left-wing non-proft Media Matters’ coverage of the story. But even Media Matters — known for its misleading claims and hatchet jobs — didn’t claim that the screenshot came from Monday’s coverage. Apparently, it was too much for Evon to actually watch the convention on which he was presenting himself as the authoritative source.

    What’s worse, Snopes appears to have ripped that image from left-wing non-proft Media Matters’ coverage of the story. But even Media Matters — known for its misleading claims and hatchet jobs — didn’t claim that the screenshot came from Monday’s coverage. Apparently, it was too much for Evon to actually watch the convention on which he was presenting himself as the authoritative source.

    Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2016/07/28/sn...#ixzz4G2chS5Sl
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    Did they not just spend the entire convention telling us how great the Dems have managed the economy, the country and everything is just fine and dandy ?

    Obama says he cannot guarantee Social Security checks will go out on August 3
    July 27, 2016

    President Obama on Tuesday said he cannot guarantee that retirees will receive their Social Security checks August 3 if Democrats and Republicans in Washington do not reach an agreement on reducing the deficit in the coming weeks.

    “I cannot guarantee that those checks go out on August 3rd if we haven’t resolved this issue. Because there may simply not be the money in the coffers to do it,” Mr. Obama said in an interview with CBS Evening News anchor Scott Pelley, according to excerpts released by CBS News.

    The Obama administration and many economists have warned of economic catastrophe if the United States does not raise the amount it is legally allowed to borrow by August 2.

    Lawmakers from both parties want to use the threat of that deadline to work out a broader package on long-term deficit reduction, with Republicans looking to cut trillions of dollars in federal spending, while Democrats are pushing for a more “balanced approach,” which would include both spending cuts and increased revenue through taxes.

    Democratic and Republican lawmakers are expected to hold another round of negotiations with Mr. Obama at the White House Tuesday afternoon on long-term deficit reduction, though talks have yielded little results to date.

    Mr. Obama told Pelley “this is not just a matter of Social Security checks. These are veterans checks, these are folks on disability and their checks. There are about 70 million checks that go out.”

    More from the interview:

    Mr. Obama’s comments followed remarks from the Senate’s top Republican, who said Tuesday that he did not see a way for Republicans and Democrats to come to agreement on meaningful deficit reduction as long as Mr. Obama remains in office.

    “After years of discussions and months of negotiations, I have little question that as long as this president is in the Oval Office, a real solution is probably unattainable,” Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell said in remarks on the Senate floor.

    Still, McConnell said Republicans would “do the responsible thing” to avoid default, suggesting that a deal on the debt ceiling could be reached without a “real” deficit reduction package.

    “The president has presented us with three choices: smoke and mirrors, tax hikes, or default. Republicans choose none of the above. I had hoped to do good, but I refuse to do harm. So Republicans will choose a path that actually reflects the will of the people, which is to do the responsible thing and ensure that the government doesn’t default on its obligations,” he said.

    Mr. Obama has repeatedly said he wants a deal that would allow the U.S. to avoid confronting the issue again until after the 2012 elections and vowed on Monday that he would “not sign a 30-day or a 60-day or a 90-day extension.”

    “This the United States of America and, you know, we don’t manage our affairs in three-month increments. You know, we don’t risk U.S. default on our obligations because we can’t put politics aside,” Mr. Obama told reporters at the White House yesterday.

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