Skip to comments.Obama Lies About Reagan Endorsing Buffett Rule
Posted on 05/17/2012 5:28:42 PM PDT by Kaslin
Leadership: The president's narcissistic self-insertion into official presidential biographies would have us believe the Great Communicator would agree with the Great Teleprompter Reader on taxes. Well, there he goes again.
Not willing to wait until his visage is enshrined next to actor and donor George Clooney on Mt. Rushmore, President Obama's helpers have notoriously inserted their fearless leader into the official White House biographies of virtually every former president back to Calvin Coolidge, except for Gerald Ford.
The White House defended the practice of appending presidential biographies by saying it is common Web practice to provide links to ease navigation and increase traffic. What we have here is an Orwellian rewriting of history akin to the fictional Winston Smith doing it on a daily basis for the Ministry of Truth in George Orwell's novel "1984."
Inserted into the official bio of the late President Ronald Reagan was this lie: "In a June 28, 1985, speech, Reagan called for a fairer tax code, one where a multimillionaire did not have a lower tax rate than his secretary. Today, President Obama is calling for the same with the Buffett Rule."
As Reagan's son Michael told Fox News' Megyn Kelly recently, "Ronald Reagan was talking about lowering the effective tax rate on every working American. At the same time he was talking about closing the loopholes for all those tax deductions. That's what he was talking about. He wasn't talking about raising taxes on the wealthy. He was talking about lowering everybody's taxes. And for Barack Obama to once again just take this out of context, and try to play the Ronald Reagan card, to try to get people to support his positions, is just a bold-faced lie."
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Look Americans in the eye and lie. You can’t hide your lyin eyes.
The libs can’t seem to figure out if Reagan was a good President or a bad President. One moment, they are trashing him, the next they are lauding him.
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“It should be known that at the beginning of a dynasty, taxation yields a large revenue from small assessments. At the end of the dynasty, taxation yields a small revenue from large assessments.”
‘Abd-ar-Rah.mân Abû Zayd ibn Khaldûn (1332-1406), The Muqaddimah, An Introduction to History, Franz Rosenthal translation, abridged and edited by N.J. Dawood, Bollingen Series, Princeton University Press, 1967, p.230, quoted by Ronald Reagan
“The libs cant seem to figure out if Reagan was a good President or a bad President. One moment, they are trashing him, the next they are lauding him.”
My guess is that they are flailing around trying to find something on which to campaign. Unfortunately for them, the electorate is beginning to wise up. They are trying to chrome plate a turd, and it’s not working.
What TR and the 1912 Bull Moose Party "progressive" platform called for was a lot more like key-man insurance that would pay injured workers something like a short-term disability stipend. I don't know if there was any indemnification of the employer (like modern key-man policies), but the point was, it was:
Obozo just enlisted a Rushmore president to "endorse" his fraud -- and the AMA, AARP, Consumers' Union, and any number of other previously-reputable NGO's.