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Obama: Iím the Real Small-Government President, Not Reagan (LOL!!)
PJ Tatler ^ | May 8, 2012 | Bridget Johnson

Posted on 05/08/2012 4:50:25 PM PDT by jazusamo

President Obama tried to make the argument today that he’s the real small-government leader, not Reagan and other Republicans.

“After there was a recession under Ronald Reagan, government employment went way up,” Obama said at a college in Albany, N.Y. “It went up after the recessions under the first George Bush and the second George Bush. So each time there was a recession with a Republican president, compensated — we compensated by making sure that government didn’t see a drastic reduction in employment.”

“The only time government employment has gone down during a recession has been under me,” he continued. “So I make that point just so you don’t buy into this whole bloated government argument that you hear.”

The purpose of the speech was for Obama to announce his “to-do list” for Congress — “just like when Michelle gives me a list, I check it off.”

“I’m going to need you to pick up the phone, write an email, tweet, remind your member of Congress we can’t afford to wait until November to get things done,” Obama said.



TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: clueless; liar; obama
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To: jazusamo

I disagree. Bill Clinton is the master.


21 posted on 05/08/2012 6:50:28 PM PDT by fini
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To: Doogle

Obama to a Tee!


22 posted on 05/08/2012 7:03:12 PM PDT by jazusamo ("Intellect is not wisdom" -- Thomas Sowell)
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To: jazusamo

Time for the 25th Amendment.


23 posted on 05/08/2012 7:11:10 PM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemies of freedom. Be Andrew Breitbart.)
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To: jazusamo
Only problem is that Obama's idea of small government is one man rule.

ML/NJ

24 posted on 05/08/2012 7:13:24 PM PDT by ml/nj
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To: jazusamo

Someone needs to donate a new bucket of straws for Barry to grab. The old ones are getting a bit flimsy ;D!


25 posted on 05/09/2012 4:39:07 AM PDT by poobear
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