At the recent democratic convention, speakers claimed that we are better off now than four years ago. What a load of crap that was. The labor dept. says 96,000 jobs were created in August, which is pretty low for the month, while 360,000 stopped looking for work. Meanwhile nationally unemployment is still at 8.1%. Obama said if we passed his 700 billion dollar stimulus package unemployment wouldn’t go about 8%. They did pass it and it went up to 10% and has fluctuated in the mid 8% ever since for 44 straight months. When he took office unemployment was at 7% under Bush and there were times it was at 5%. Obama expected it to be at 5% now, but it isn’t. The hard core figures show that 23 million people are unemployed or underemployed, 5 million unemployed for27 weeks or longer, a million construction jobs and manufacturing jobs have been lost, 1 in6 are unemployed or in poverty,15 million more are on food stamps since he came in power bringing a total to 46 million on food stamps and we are now 16 trillion in debt. Obama chastised Bush and called him unpatriotic for spending 4 trillion in 8 years then he goes and spends six trillion in 4 years. We are spending more than we are taking in now. Obama said the shovel ready jobs he promised “were not as shovel ready as I thought” and laughed about it. He also said he didn’t realize how bad it really was. DUHHHHH!!!!!!.
At the convention Michelle told how poor Obama was and he had a car with a hole in the floor she could see the road in. According to his book when he was a senator he had a Cadillac 300 and as a teenager in Hawaii h e told about his “choom” van where he and hi s friends filled up with marijuana smoke and inhaled it all including smoke absorbed in the ceiling of the van. Vans and Cadillacs are not signs of being poor.
At the convention Obama never spoke about his accomplishments such as Obamacare and the stimulus because he’s trying to run away from them because people objected to them and he wants you to forget about them. He gave virtually the same speech as in 2008 if you google them both you’ll see the similarities almost verbatim. So many broken promises like closing GITMO in the first year, cutting the deficit in half, etc. which the media convientley ignores so now he comes up with a laundry list of new promises to be broken.
He claims he supports same sex marriage, yet he was against it until it came close to election so now he pretends to support it. They said how they supported our troops, yet he threatened to withhold their checks unless he got his way and tried to stop their policy of early voting. He doesn’t support our troops and never did. In this election people will have to decide between free stuff or freedom.
The Obama administration likes to blame Bush for all their woes and Obama blames America for all the problems in the world which is why he wants to bring it to its’ knees, but a little research shows a different story.
The day the democrats took over was not January 22nd 2009, it was actually January 3rd 2007 the day the Democrats took over the House of Representatives and the Senate, at the very start of the 110th Congress. The Democrat Party controlled a majority in both chambers for the first time since the end of the 103rd Congress in 1995.
For those who are listening to the liberals propagating the fallacy that everything is “Bush’s Fault”, think about this:
January 3rd, 2007 was the day the Democrats took over the
Senate and the Congress. At the time: – The Dow Jones closed at 12,621.77 – The GDP for the previous quarter was 3.5% – The Unemployment rate was 4.6%
George Bush’s Economic policies set a record of 52 STRAIGHT
MONTHS of JOB GROWTH.
Remember the day … January 3rd, 2007 was the day that Barney Frank
took over the House Financial Services Committee and Chris Dodd
took over the Senate Banking Committee.
The economic meltdown that happened 15 months later was in what part of the economy?
The banking, and the financial Services!
Unemployment was added to this CRISIS by (among many other things)
Dumping 5-6 TRILLION Dollars of toxic loans on the economy from your
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac FIASCOES!
Bush asked Congress 17 TIMES to stop Fannie & Freddie – starting in
2001 because it was financially risky for the US economy. (They denied
him that request!)
And who took the third highest pay-off from Fannie Mae AND Freddie Mac? BARAK H. OBAMA!
And who fought against reform of Fannie and Freddie? OBAMA, and the DEMOCRAT congress.
So when someone tries to blame Bush, ….
REMEMBER JANUARY 3rd, 2007 … “THE DAY THE DEMOCRATS TOOK OVER!”
Budgets do not come from the White House. They come from Congress; and the party that has controlled Congress since January 2007 is … the Democrat Party!
Furthermore, the Democrats controlled the budget process for 2008 & 2009
as well as 2010 & 2011. In that first year, they had to contend with George
Bush, which caused them to compromise on spending, when Bush somewhat
Belatedly got tough on spending increases.
For 2009 though, Nancy Pelosi & Harry Reid bypassed George Bush entirely, passing continuing resolutions to keep government running until Barack Obama could take office. At that time, they passed a massive omnibus spending bill to complete the 2009 budgets.
And where was Barack Obama during this time?
1. He was a member of that very Congress that passed all of these
Massive spending bills; and,
2. he signed the omnibus bill as President to complete 2009.
If the Democrats inherited any deficit, it was the 2007 deficit, the last of the
Republican budgets. That deficit was the lowest in five years, and the fourth
Straight decline in deficit spending. After that, Democrats in Congress took
control of spending, … and that includes Barack Obama, who voted for
If Obama inherited anything, he inherited it from himself.
In a nutshell, what Obama is saying is, “I inherited a deficit that I voted for and then I voted to expand that deficit four-fold since January 20th.”
If Obama gets re-elected we are going to get more debt, more spending and more expansion of the welfare state which spells disaster for this country. I believe this is what Obama wants so he can set up his socialistic state. Remember the old saying,” Fool me once shame on you, fool me twice shame on me” or as the WHO sang ‘We won’t get fooled again.”