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Broken Promises (Oliver North)
Creators Syndicate ^ | September 7, 2012 | Oliver North

Posted on 09/06/2012 7:10:09 PM PDT by jazusamo

WASHINGTON — According to the pundits and politicians, this election is all about the economy. We're all supposed to know that — because we're not stupid. That's why the Republicans had a "national debt clock" over their convention floor in Tampa, Fla., and the Democrats didn't have one in Charlotte, N.C.

To no one's surprise, the Dems didn't remind anyone in the Charlotte Convention Center that our national debt topped $16 trillion on the opening day of their conclave — a 50 percent increase during the Obama presidency. The so-called mainstream media played along and focused instead on the change of venue for Barack Obama's outdoor acceptance speech from the 74,000-seat Bank of America Stadium — echoing O-Team claims that the move was weather-related. Republicans said the change was precipitated by fears of empty seats.

It probably isn't fair to expect the potentates of the press to remind Americans that when he ran for president in 2008, Obama blasted President George W. Bush as "irresponsible" and "unpatriotic" for piling up $4 trillion in new debt during his eight years in office. When your children and grandchildren ask how all this could happen, you're supposed to tell 'em it's "Bush's fault." At that point, they may really want to push Grandma off a cliff.

As we heard from so many speakers in Charlotte, it's also Bush's fault that Obama's 2009 promise to "cut the federal deficit in half" hasn't been fulfilled. Then it was $1.4 trillion. Now it's $1.2 trillion. But who's counting. Blame Bush. The O-Team just needs more time.

And then there's unemployment. In 2009, when he was pushing his stimulus package through Congress, bailing out hand-picked car companies and "investing in green businesses," the president told us he would cut unemployment to 6 percent...

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Editorial; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012; liar; obama; olivernorth

1 posted on 09/06/2012 7:10:18 PM PDT by jazusamo
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Please Freepmail me to be added to the Ollie North ping list.

2 posted on 09/06/2012 7:14:22 PM PDT by jazusamo ("Intellect is not wisdom" -- Thomas Sowell)
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To: jazusamo

Very worth reading the entire article.

3 posted on 09/06/2012 7:41:18 PM PDT by SCalGal (Friends don't let friends donate to H$U$, A$PCA, or PETA.)
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To: jazusamo

Thanks for the ping jaz. Really am sick of the blame Bush for everything gig of Obama’s.

Redistribution of his faults.

4 posted on 09/06/2012 7:46:55 PM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: rockinqsranch

I hear you rqsr. The turkey is coming off with that BS on a daily basis and it’s getting really old.

5 posted on 09/06/2012 8:01:34 PM PDT by jazusamo ("Intellect is not wisdom" -- Thomas Sowell)
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To: SCalGal

Amen and a big bump for your tag!

6 posted on 09/06/2012 8:03:10 PM PDT by jazusamo ("Intellect is not wisdom" -- Thomas Sowell)
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