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Posted on 09/19/2012 9:36:46 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
Streisand: 'Obama More Fiscally Conservative Than Any Other President in Recent History Except Clinton' By Noel Sheppard Created 09/19/2012 - 12:32pm
"Compared to George W. Bush and Ronald Reagan, Obama has been more fiscally conservative than any other president in recent history, with the exception of President Bill Clinton."
Despite over $5 trillion in new debt created by the 44th president, so hysterically wrote Barbra Streisand at the Huffington Post Tuesday.
"In this election," Streisand began, "the people of America have to make a choice between two candidates with very different values, visions and solutions to the most pressing problems facing our country. The question voters need to ask themselves when they walk into the voting booth on November 6th is: 'Will the country be better off returning to the policies of George W. Bush's Administration?'"
"Like Bush," she continued, "Governor Romney believes we need more tax cuts for the wealthiest 2% and fewer rules for Wall Street. He wants to roll back financial reform and set Wall Street free to write its own rules again."
Actually, that sounds a lot like her true love Bill Clinton.
In 1997, he signed the Taxpayer Relief Act of that year which lowered the tax rate on capital gains. This bill also increased the exemption on sales of personal residences to $250,000 per person, $500,000 per couple while gradually raising the estate tax exemption to $1 million.
All three of these tax cuts disproportionately favored "the weathiest 2%."
In addition, Clinton signed the Financial Services Modernization Act of 1999 which removed the last vestiges of Glass Steagall thereby completely deregulation banks, brokerage firms, and insurance companies while the next year signing the Commodity Futures Modernization Act of 2000 removing all regulations on financial derivatives at the heart of the 2008 collapse.
I guess Streisand didn't know about any of this as she wrote, "The last President who was elected amidst a severe economic crisis and high unemployment was Franklin D. Roosevelt. His policies strengthened government so that it would protect the people (creating Glass-Steagall to regulate the banks, the FDIC to insure bank depositors, the Securities and Exchange Commission to regulate the stock market, and Social Security to help people build a safety net for their retirement)."
So Streisand loves Glass Steagall.
If that's the case, why does she also love Bill Clinton who killed it?
Probably the same thought process that leads her to believe Obama is fiscally conservative.
As I've said for years, it takes a lot of rationalizations to be a liberal these days.
Another has-been recycled at the HuffnPuff Post. Did Streisand ever finish high school?
She’s smoking crack.
Streisand should stick to flipping houses in Malibu. That’s all she can do.
Braindead Babbs strikes again.
If her brain were as big as her nose, she’d see what an ass she is.
But, she’s got her millions; we don’t. So, screw everybody else who can’t eat cake like she can. These HollyWeirdos are pathetic.
Another ‘all-in’ moonbat. Yawn.
“Franklin D. Roosevelt. His policies strengthened government so that it would protect the people”
She makes me want to post musician jokes about singers.
Another one of those "suspension of disbelief" statements from Mecha-Streisand.
You mean why they leave their lyrics in the dashboard window?
Before the gig, the bandleader calls the female singer over to him and tells her, “Tonight, when we do ‘Night and Day,’ I want you to sing the second verse first, and then break into the bridge one bar earlier than usual. Transpose the bridge up a minor third, but then back down again for the last three bars of it. Then add a 5/4 bar going back into the FIRST chorus, singing on only off-beats. During the sax solo, go to the bridge a bar-and-a-HALF too early, interrupting the solo, finish the first verse, go to the coda a bar late, and then keep singing for a full 3 beats after the band has ended.”
Her eyes widen and she says, “That’s way too hard, I can’t do all that.”
He says, “You did it last night!!
Someone please get her back on her meds...especially her stfu pills....
And who could ever forget the Mecha Streisand episode...
Where’s Robert Smith of The Cure when we need him?
This is a Cupid Stunt.
This is a.......
Barbara there is a bus leaving in 10 minutes, do the nation a favor and step in front of it after it has picked up speed.
WHO CARES what you think, you are a washed up Diva!!
Barbra Streisand: (in disguise while talking about the triangle) I want to give you boys a cash reward for finding it; it’s worth a lot of money to me...
Stan: Really? Wow, no wonder that Barbra Streisand lady was after it...
Barbra Streisand: Oh, uh, heh heh... Who is that, I might ask?
Kyle: She’s this famous old lady who wishes she was still only 45.
(The boys all laugh and Barbra Streisand glares at them.)
Stan: Yeah. You should have seen her nose; it was big enough to land stealth bombers on!
(The boys continue to laugh and Barbra Streisand becomes angered.)
Cartman: Yeah, and talk about a bitch! All my life, I have never-
Barbra Streisand: ENOUGH!!! (the boys stop laughing) I mean, ha ha ha...
It’s been a while since we’ve heard the predictable BS from BS. I’d wondered if she might have retired from political commentary.
She’s an idiot.
She should go back to starring in 8mm stag films and waitressing.
She was more relevant then.
"Hear me roar!"
Yet another example of a Useful Idiot. Hysterical that she discusses tax cuts and financial deregulation both of which were done by Clinton.
Babs needs to lay off the meth, its screwing up what little brain cells she already had
Can somebody please help Babs find her meds?
Man... and to think there’s actually a guy (James Brolin) willing to wake up to that every morning...
BTW...next time... please post a “DISTURBING IMAGES” warning... What has been seen cannot be unseen!
More proof you don’t have to be smart.
Is that Barbara Streisand, the economist speaking?
The royalties from a singing career have sure brought her more wealth than a career in porn would’ve.
Conservative??? She must be using Clinton’s dictionary, the one that defines what the meaning of “is” is and what isn’t sexual relations. Bless her heart.
King “Jug Ears” Hussein is no conservative in any way, shape, or form.
I hear she’s got a concert pending at the Hollywood Bowl - first time in 45 years. Wonder if she’s decided to open her mouth now in hopes of jacking up her ticket sales.
The New Schnozz speaks again.
Barbra Streisand is best described as a “crazy old bag lady who won a lottery jackpot.”
Dementia setting in, Babs?
And then, two nice nurses threw a net over babbling Babs and forced her to take her medication. She took no more questions from the press, and was seen to be busily cutting paper dolls while humming show tunes to herself.
There’s an empty chair in the WH press corps and Babs is in training for it.
It used to be Helen Thomas chair.
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