Skip to comments.Obama sets up deficit panel without help from Hill
Posted on 02/18/2010 10:26:21 AM PST by Nachum
WASHINGTON President Barack Obama signed an order Thursday unilaterally creating a bipartisan commission to rein in unruly deficits after Congress rejected a similar body with considerably more enforcement power.
In making the announcement, Obama said that unless lawmakers put aside partisan differences, the continuing red-ink trend could "hobble our economy."
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Why would he want help from Hill? The Clintons were pikers when it came to this kind of thing.
THEN STOP SPENDING... geez this guy is a moron
“commission to rein in unruly deficits “
I hope the commission investigates their founder who is the one responsible for all our debt.....
how to prevent deficits in one sentence:
“Put the credit card down.”
“In making the announcement, Obama said that unless lawmakers put aside partisan differences, the continuing red-ink trend could “hobble our economy.”
Obama wants to rein in deficits and blames “...partisan differences”? Exactly how many Republicans voted for Obama’s spending plans? Remind me again which GOP leader shoved Porkulus down our throats?
Right and I’m supposed to now believe that Obama has seen the conservative light and wants to be financially prudent with our tax dollars?
No, they were just inexperienced. What you're seeing now is the Clintonistas on their second time around which should give pause to all those deluded people who believe that Her Heinous would be better than Obamao.
Obama is very big on blaming others for problems.
He blames Republicans and Bush for many things.
His hand in our having trillion dollar deficits is ignored.
If he feels so strongly about all of this, why doesn’t he propose a budget with severe spending restraint, so that deficits don’t keep growing, for example? He’s the executive; it’s his job to take the lead and do something about these problems.
Maybe he has the mindset of a street activist. The activists are always fighting those in power. Maybe he can’t get through his head that HE is now the man. HE has the ultimate executive position. HE is the one with power. Attacking the powers that be is hard when HE is the power that is.
Just stop spending stimulus money. Don’t pass a “jobs” program. That’s the down payment. Then start cutting all non-defense programs from there.
” Exactly how many Republicans voted for Obamas spending plans? Remind me again which GOP leader shoved Porkulus down our throats?”
Well, that’s Obama’s point. Republicans need to get on board and help shove.
He knows the public is demanding a dramatic cuts in spending because it is damaging the country, but he personally has no plans to stop it (at least not on his own pet projects).
The perfect solution (in his demented and perverted mind)?
Blame the problem on someone else and keep spending! Just last week he claimed he that runaway spending was both inherited and structural.
He likes the arsonist who starts a fire and then calls the fire department so he can claim credit for trying to put it out.
IMO we are dealing with a president who is quite literally insane. He is not only a malignant narcissist. He is also a psychopathic liar. The combination of the two diseases is certainly rare and uniquely dangerous in general...but what happens when a person who manifests both of those illnesses is the most powerful man in the world?
Here's an interesting description of psychopathy (note how applicable it is to Obama and his behavior)...
Imagine - if you can - not having a conscience, none at all, no feelings of guilt or remorse no matter what you do, no limiting sense of concern for the well-being of strangers, friends, or even family members. Imagine no struggles with shame, not a single one in your whole life, no matter what kind of selfish, lazy, harmful, or immoral action you had taken.
And pretend that the concept of responsibility is unknown to you, except as a burden others seem to accept without question, like gullible fools.
Now add to this strange fantasy the ability to conceal from other people that your psychological makeup is radically different from theirs. Since everyone simply assumes that conscience is universal among human beings, hiding the fact that you are conscience-free is nearly effortless.
You are not held back from any of your desires by guilt or shame, and you are never confronted by others for your cold-bloodedness. The ice water in your veins is so bizarre, so completely outside of their personal experience, that they seldom even guess at your condition.
In other words, you are completely free of internal restraints, and your unhampered liberty to do just as you please, with no pangs of conscience, is conveniently invisible to the world.
You can do anything at all, and still your strange advantage over the majority of people, who are kept in line by their consciences will most likely remain undiscovered.
How will you live your life?
Obamao must be talking about the partisanship in the Dem Party, a house divided against itself, because Republicans don’t have anything to do with their squabbling. Give the government to Democrats, and they whine because Republicans leave it up to them. They want someone to blame.
Like Gleen Beck said, why do you need a deficit panel to tell you that you are indeed in DEFICIT and need to cut government spending? :duh:
“Unless lawmakers put aside partisan differences, the continuing red ink trend could hobble our economy.”
Talk about closing barn doors after the horses are out.
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