The problem is, is that the way Bush has done it over the last eight years is to take out a credit card from the Bank of China in the name of our children, driving up our national debt from $5 trillion for the first 42 presidents – #43 added $4 trillion by his lonesome, so that we now have over $9 trillion of debt that we are going to have to pay back — $30,000 for every man, woman and child. That’s irresponsible. It’s unpatriotic.”
“One thing I’ve never tried to do and I think none of us can do in public office is suggest that because someone doesn’t agree with me that they’re victims or they’re unpatriotic.”
Honestly, after watching this short video (starring Obama himself), it’ll be hard to remember anything the President said during the 2008 campaign that he actually told the truth about. Or any promise that he actually kept.
Case Closed: If Moderate Voters See This Video, It’s Over for Obama
This is a stunning thirteen minute video that shows Obama in his own words, with commentary from mostly mainstream media sources. If this video goes viral and reaches moderate and independent voters, it would be a big blow to the Obama re-election bid.
Like I said in the title, if an undecided voter sees this, it’s over for Obama.
Watch the video below, and then share this post with everyone you know…
The Republican National Convention has released a new ad called “Switchers”, which highlights Americans who supported Obama in 2008, and why they won’t be doing so this November. The ad will formally be introduced at today’s Daily Press Conference at the convention.
The ad has the feel of an intervention, part of a 12-step program for Obama’s Anonymous.
The people featured in the video hold up their Obama ’08 signs and explain why they no longer buy into hope and change.
One man in the video states, “Everything he promised he wasn’t going to do, he did and then some.”
Another declares, “We didn’t get hope and change. We got deficit and unemployment.”
You’re forgiven. Now let’s move on in 2012.
American Crossroads asks this simple question:
“After four years of a celebrity president, is your life any better?”
Their latest video effort destroys the myth that Obama’s cool rockstar persona is a good thing.
The description of the video (which can be seen below) reads:
Obama slow jams with Jimmy Fallon and calls Kanye West a “jackass.” He also owns an economy where 50% of recent college grads are unemployed or underemployed, and 85% have to move in with their parents. Has four years of a pop culture POTUS made anyone’s life any better?
The fact is, Obama is cool much in the same way that the dude with the mullet, leather jacket, and pack of cigarettes was back in high school.
Everyone in school thought he was great until they realized he was six years into a four year education.
Just kidding! The budget, which featured major tax increases while still adding trillions to the deficit, was defeated in the House by a margin of 414-0.
From the Washington Times:
President Obama’s budget was defeated 414-0 in the House late Wednesday, in a vote Republicans arranged to try to embarrass him and shelve his plan for the rest of the year.
The vote came as the House worked its way through its own fiscal year 2013 budget proposal, written by Budget Committee Chairman Paul D. Ryan. Republicans wrote an amendment that contained Mr. Obama’s budget and offered it on the floor, daring Democrats to back the plan, which calls for major tax increases and yet still adds trillions of dollars to the deficit over the next decade.
“It’s not a charade. It’s not a gimmick — unless what the president sent us is the same,” said Rep. Mick Mulvaney, a freshman Republican from South Carolina who sponsored Mr. Obama’s proposal for purposes of the debate. “I would encourage the Democrats to embrace this landmark Democrat document and support it. Personally, I will be voting against it.”
But no Democrats accepted the challenge.
The budget is actually a gimmick – on the part of the President. The proposal was submitted in an attempt to placate his left wing base. He knew it would never be considered as a serious budget proposal, but now he can go back to his Occupy/Union goon base and say, ‘See? I tried to raise taxes. I tried to increase spending. And those DC insiders wouldn’t let me.’
Sad part is, his unthinking liberal followers will buy it even though his Democrat cronies in Washington did not.
414-0. That’s a rout.
With the economy continuing to struggle despite claims coming out of the White House, and gas prices surging upwards of $5/gallon, it’s no wonder that the one thing most important to voters this year would be their wallets.
The administration would have you believe that the economy is churning along on its epic recovery, yet the fact remains that if the number of people actively looking for a job were the same as the day Obama took office, the unemployment rate would be at a stunning 10.8%.
We asked, “What issue is most important to you in the 2012 election?”
- Economy/Jobs – 65%
- Healthcare – 15%
- Taxes – 0%
- Education – 0%
- Budget Deficit – 15%
- Other – 3%
He’s right, but the Republicans are offering no Superman…
Former Gov. George Pataki took another swipe at President Barack Obama today, saying he is living in a “Bizzarro World” that isn’t dealing with the country’s debt…
Here’s Pataki’s statement:
“The Obama administration continues to govern in its own Bizarro World that fails to recognize the devastating impact of the debt crisis we face. Today’s election year budget with another staggering trillion dollar plus deficit is a clear sign that the Obama administration has given up on even the facade of fiscal restraint and is content to bankrupt America in a cynical bid to save his political career. Jack Lew is right about one thing, the time for austerity is not today, it was last week and last year. It’s not halftime in the debt crisis we’re in sudden death overtime and the clock is ticking down on our ability to effectively address this issue. President Obama must get real and revive the recommendations of the Simpson Bowles Commission.”
Obama reportedly set to blame the results of the study on Bush.
Via the Washington Examiner:
Most of the soaring $1 trillion federal deficit is the blame of President Obama’s spending and political deals according to a pro-Obama think tank that pegged former President George W. Bush’s responsibility at just 35 percent.
While opening its analysis by blaming Bush and showing pictures of Senate GOP leaders, the Center for American Progress said that the other 65 percent of the deficit surge came on Obama’s watch, a combination of high spending, extension of the Bush tax cuts and additional defense spending.
“The analysis reveals that events that occurred before January 2009, including the onset of the Great Recession and increased spending—especially on the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq—attributed to 35 percent of the swing from surplus to deficit,” said the center founded by long-time Obama advisor John Podesta.
“The remainder of the deterioration did happen after 2009…”
File that under ‘duh’.
To be sure, Bush is not without blame for abandoning free-market principals, but Obama’s European-style socialism has made the economy infinitely worse.