Skip to comments.The Blind Man In The White House (+Great Pic)
Posted on 09/09/2011 8:53:14 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
From the desk of Johnny Fincioen on Fri, 2011-09-09 20:56
Obama lost his way. He is drowning in economic problems: unemployment doesnt fall, au contraire; the economy is in a virtual standstill; the Government debt reaches dangerous heights; the yearly deficits are just plain immoral, and the dollar is weak. He still believes its the governments task to create jobs by pumping borrowed money into the economy. The friendly explanation is he has no clue how a free market economy works. The more stringent view is he hates the free market and wants to destroy it. Today, people are not any more afraid to ask: Why does he repeat the same failed policies over and over again?
His reactionary collectivist ideology blinds him. He is unable to backtrack on his previous decisions. He believes his revolutionary changes (ObamaCare; the nationalization of the car industry, of the student loans, of the mortgage loans; his vast extension of the unions power; his mammoth expansion of regulations on everything that moves or grows) as essential to his policy, as the defining factor of his presidency. Very probably he believes the next points are proof of his success:
Yesterday Thursday September 8th, he read again from his teleprompter his plans to revive the American economy. It was all show and no substance. This was the reason why he insisted to have his reading exercise in front of Congress, on the highest political platform of the USA. Such shows are normally limited to once a year.
His proposals are only a déjà-vu of his old tricks, which dont help the country forward, but paralyze the economy. He said nothing we havent heard before. Obama wants to borrow another 400 billion from the Chinese (?), and spend it on infrastructure. Although, the previous trillion spent on such stimulus had a negative impact on the economy and on employment. He wants to prolong again unemployment benefits. Pay money to people because they are without a job is considered the best stimulus for the economy by the Democrats. But, they are afraid to use that stimulus word again. Today the word provokes laughter at the Obama policies. Obama wants to give again many billions to the States so they can pay their unionized bureaucrats and keep them on the job. Which States really need this money? The States that are lead by Democrats to bankruptcy, for example my own home State of California.
But wait, Obama will only next week tell us how he will pay for all the new expenses. Why didnt he tell us yesterday? We know what to expect: higher taxes and phantom savings over the next 10 years. This will never pass the Republican House.
However, he also offered some positive measures. The government will pay its vendors sooner (no kidding); the taxes on wages will be halved; businesses get a tax credit for every veteran hired, etc. The problem is, Obama packs everything together in one all or nothing deal. This proves Obamas aim with this speech was pure politics: corner the Republicans, and blame them for the lack of jobs.
Obama accuses Congress for all economic problems, but he is silent about his absolute majority he enjoyed in both chambers of Congress for over one year, and about the control over both chambers he had for the first two years of his Presidency. The Republican majority in the House is only 8 months young. Obama was able to push through Congress all the laws he wanted for two long years. He used this advantage to the fullest extent, even against the voiced opposition of the American population.
For almost three years he sits on the trade agreements between the US and Columbia, South Korea and Panama. He refused to introduce them in Congress for a vote. Last night he presented the situation as if its Congress fault these agreements were not ratified.
As a first reaction the Republicans said to welcome negotiations on Obamas proposals to boost the economy, and lower the unemployment.
The recent poll by NBC/WSJ shows only 42% of the Americans consider Obama a strong leader. Thats almost 40% less than at the time he became President. Obama is finished as a President. He will NOT be reelected. The majority of the Americans have stuck a needle in his balloon. Most Americans believe Obama is a nice guy, but totally not up to the task to be President.
Confront Obamas ideas with the proposals of the different Republican candidates for the Presidency in their TV debate the night before Obamas speech. All of them focus on the growth of the economy, by which unemployment should fall fast, and by which governments income should rise faster. All candidates agree on the strategy. We see only differences in tactics, in personality, and in how fast and how far they would go implementing their policies.
we read in Psalms and Proverbs everyday about these people.
You know, that photo is of both the sitting POTUS and VPOTUS.
God is trying to tell us something.
I thought for a moment I was looking at the blind sheikh.
words absolutely fail...
Great construction; article is most appreciated and thoughtfully worded.
The picture is positively reptilian.
The little fellows who inhabit some show themselves on occasion.
Glad you approve of my post. It is incredible that the photo is not edited, only cut from a video.
God help the U.S.
We the People are not like this. With God’s leadership we can overcome them.
I still can’t get over the facial expression of Biden. The lights are on, but I am not sure anyone is home.
Can you imagine a caption contest on this pic?
They are already almost cartoonish.
Biden is a total clown.
Biden is the number 2 guy.
He polled 3% with his own party when he ran for president, so even the marxist party thinks he a loony.
So I guess any retard can become vp.
and he is the number 2 guy. were screwed.
They chose Biden because he was NO threat to Zero. Hillary would have been a totally different picture.
he was doing that all during obama’s speech. he looked like Giuliani’s kid at Guliani’s 1st inauguration.
Had never heard of Clayton. I was surprised.
That photo “captures the moment”. hee hee hee
Oh - that’s good!
Obama and Biden scare me in this pic, but Boehner makes me laugh because for once he looks pretty normal! (I don’t hate Boehner he’s just not usually very photogenic.)
no it is not photo shopped. Simply a frame cut from the video feed.
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