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I have to agree with Rich. Obama spent us out of a recession the same way FDR spent us into the Great Depression. Note the similarities. If government does not intervene, most recessions work themselves out in 18 – 24 months. Political meddling has extended this recession, increased unemployment, and delayed recovery.
4 months ago
One thing that would make this country safer after a tragedy like Newtown is if politicians and the msm would not shout for more gun control. That is guaranteed to raise fears and cause a huge spike in gun and ammo sales. Result is far more guns out there. Politicians should push for better understanding of mental illnesses and anti-bullying measures, which would do a far better job of managing this problem. That would be justice.4 months ago
Despite McConnell’s words, he must CERTAINLY know better than to give up congressional authority to any president. And Mr. Barack Hypocrisy Obama appears only TOO EAGER to violate his oath to protect and defend the Constitution by bypassing congress on the debt ceiling. They both must know the Constitution. It seems there are truly no smart people in Washington. No wonder our national debt is north of $16T. 4 months ago
I agree with onerebel. "Government does not tax to get the money it needs; government always needs the money it gets. Now, your son can be extravagant with his allowance and you can lecture him day after day about saving money and not being extravagant, or you can solve the problem by cutting his allowance." --Ronald Reagan. We the people are in charge and need to treat the government as a wasteful son. Instead we give him carte blanche. 9 months ago
Let's disassemble Obama's comment: "The fact that we are here today to debate raising America's debt limit is a sign of leadership failure." True, as it was then. And it means the current leadership, because that is who is requesting the increase now.
"It is a sign that the U.S. government can't pay its own bills." True, unfortunately. Government is borrowing 40 cents on every dollar it spends this year.
"It is a sign that we now depend on ongoing financial assistance from foreign countries to finance our government's reckless fiscal policies. ... Increasing America's debt weakens us domestically and internationally." Especially still true.
"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." Truer words were never spoken. The buck stops here - meaning the current occupant of the office.
"America has a debt problem and a failure of leadership." Couldn't agree more.
Americans deserve better." Yes they do.
Hypocrisy is believing that anything said originally by Obama has changed.
Jul 27, 2011