Skip to comments.Congress Just A Campaign Tool To Obama
Posted on 10/21/2011 1:25:31 PM PDT by CaroleL
According to a new poll, almost 70% of Americans think Congress has done nothing to address the problems facing America. One major reason for that might be President Barack Obama and his congressional cronies are using the legislative process as a campaign tool.
After months of campaign events disguised as presidential duty, Mr. Obama's American Jobs Act was defeated in the Democratic-controlled Senate. This $447 billion stimulus bill had no better chance of stimulating the economy than its 2009 predecessor that failed at twice the price. The tax increases that the president demanded to pay for his latest spending spree would further reduce the chances for economic growth or increased employment. But rather than accept its defeat, Obama & Company simply broke up the half a trillion dollar debacle into smaller bills that still call for more government spending and higher taxes.
Of course those bills will also be defeated by congressional Republicans who stand against more government spending and higher taxes and some Democrats who now agree with them.
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Obama used up every drop of political capital passing Obamacare and his wasteful stimulus package.
Funny, Big Media used to relentlessly hammer Bush on spending his polictical capital in Iraq, but they NEVER bring it up regarding obmamalama-ding-dong.
Where’s the rest of the story? Not good enough to post here?
Hey, don’t sell them short. They’re a whole set of tools.