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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.


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bs; clintonista; revisionisthistory; shutupandsing

1 posted on 09/19/2012 9:36:50 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

Another has-been recycled at the HuffnPuff Post. Did Streisand ever finish high school?


2 posted on 09/19/2012 9:39:12 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: Sub-Driver

She’s smoking crack.


3 posted on 09/19/2012 9:39:38 AM PDT by goseminoles
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To: txrefugee

Streisand should stick to flipping houses in Malibu. That’s all she can do.


4 posted on 09/19/2012 9:40:18 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Braindead Babbs strikes again.


5 posted on 09/19/2012 9:40:40 AM PDT by Wildbill22
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To: Sub-Driver

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.


6 posted on 09/19/2012 9:41:34 AM PDT by laweeks
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To: Sub-Driver
Streisand: 'Obama More Fiscally Conservative Than Any Other President in Recent History

dog laughing

7 posted on 09/19/2012 9:41:34 AM PDT by jazusamo ("Intellect is not wisdom" -- Thomas Sowell)
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To: Sub-Driver

Another ‘all-in’ moonbat. Yawn.


8 posted on 09/19/2012 9:43:24 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: Sub-Driver

moron....


9 posted on 09/19/2012 9:43:53 AM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Sub-Driver
dear babbles,
America has decided to move on from this past four years, and not be the way we were. sorry, babbles.
10 posted on 09/19/2012 9:45:53 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: Sub-Driver

“Franklin D. Roosevelt. His policies strengthened government so that it would protect the people”

http://newsroom.ucla.edu/portal/ucla/FDR-s-Policies-Prolonged-Depression-5409.aspx

She makes me want to post musician jokes about singers.


11 posted on 09/19/2012 9:47:10 AM PDT by To-Whose-Benefit? (It is Error alone which needs the support of Government. The Truth can stand by itself.)
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To: Sub-Driver
Streisand: 'Obama More Fiscally Conservative Than
Any Other President in Recent History Except..
There's a reason; Barbara $treisand...
her name personifies: BULL $HIT

12 posted on 09/19/2012 9:50:20 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (WA DC E$tabli$hment; DNC/RNC/Unionists...Brazilian saying: "$@me Old $hit; w/ different flie$" :^)
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To: Sub-Driver
Streisand: 'Obama More Fiscally Conservative Than Any Other President in Recent History Except..

Another one of those "suspension of disbelief" statements from Mecha-Streisand.

13 posted on 09/19/2012 9:50:53 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: To-Whose-Benefit?

You mean why they leave their lyrics in the dashboard window?


14 posted on 09/19/2012 9:51:28 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: massgopguy

Hey Babs!

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!!


15 posted on 09/19/2012 9:54:19 AM PDT by To-Whose-Benefit? (It is Error alone which needs the support of Government. The Truth can stand by itself.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Someone please get her back on her meds...especially her stfu pills....


16 posted on 09/19/2012 9:54:37 AM PDT by Adder (No Mo BO)
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To: Sub-Driver
Brings back fond memories of the South Park Halloween episode from a few years back...the one filmed in "Spooky Vision".

And who could ever forget the Mecha Streisand episode...


17 posted on 09/19/2012 9:55:08 AM PDT by Mich Patriot (One way to make sure crime doesn't pay would be to let the government run it. Ronald Reagan)
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To: Liberty Valance

Where’s Robert Smith of The Cure when we need him?


18 posted on 09/19/2012 9:55:44 AM PDT by dfwgator (I'm voting for Ryan and that other guy.)
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To: Sub-Driver

This is a Cupid Stunt.

This is a.......

19 posted on 09/19/2012 9:55:48 AM PDT by N. Theknow (Kennedys=Can't drive, can't ski, can't fly, can't skipper a boat, but they know what's best for you.)
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To: Sub-Driver

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!!


20 posted on 09/19/2012 9:57:31 AM PDT by I miss American Motors
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To: Mich Patriot

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...


21 posted on 09/19/2012 9:57:48 AM PDT by dfwgator (I'm voting for Ryan and that other guy.)
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To: Sub-Driver

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.


22 posted on 09/19/2012 9:58:24 AM PDT by Will88
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To: dfwgator

She’s an idiot.


23 posted on 09/19/2012 9:58:55 AM PDT by stanne
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To: Sub-Driver

She should go back to starring in 8mm stag films and waitressing.
She was more relevant then.


24 posted on 09/19/2012 10:00:01 AM PDT by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free.....)
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To: Sub-Driver

"Hear me roar!"

25 posted on 09/19/2012 10:02:20 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Obama likes to claim credit for getting Osama. Why hasn't he tried Khalid Sheikh Mohammed yet?)
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To: Sub-Driver

Yet another example of a Useful Idiot. Hysterical that she discusses tax cuts and financial deregulation both of which were done by Clinton.


26 posted on 09/19/2012 10:04:51 AM PDT by Wyatt's Torch (I can explain it to you. I can't understand it for you.)
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To: Sub-Driver
In that confused ego organ some might call a brain, she was probably thinking of a quickly debunked article that attributed the entire FY 2009 spending to President Bush, even though the budget wasn't passed until after Obama had become president. Then Obama used that year's spending orgy as the baseline for his future budgets.
27 posted on 09/19/2012 10:05:15 AM PDT by KarlInOhio ("Government is the only thing that we all belong to"=implicit repeal of the 13th amendment for all.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Babs needs to lay off the meth, its screwing up what little brain cells she already had


28 posted on 09/19/2012 10:05:39 AM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Sub-Driver
What does a 70 year old women who runs around bra-less with her nipples pointing to her feet know about conservatism?
29 posted on 09/19/2012 10:07:07 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (If Barack has a memory like a steel trap, why can't he remember what the Constitution says?)
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To: Sub-Driver
We now know that Babs had a king size bowl of Stupid cereal for breakfast this morning. Critical thinking is not Babs’ strongest ability. It is better to be thought a fool than to open your mouth and remove all doubt. The same applies to the written word.
30 posted on 09/19/2012 10:07:26 AM PDT by MasterGunner01
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To: Sub-Driver

Can somebody please help Babs find her meds?


31 posted on 09/19/2012 10:07:47 AM PDT by Freedom4Life (The 2nd Amendment is in place in case they ignore the others.)
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To: Sub-Driver
As I've said for years, it takes a lot of rationalizations cheap street drugs to be a liberal these days.

FIFY

32 posted on 09/19/2012 10:08:44 AM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: a fool in paradise

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!


33 posted on 09/19/2012 10:11:39 AM PDT by ScottinVA (If Obama is reelected, America will deserve every mockery that follows.)
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To: Sub-Driver

KAPO


34 posted on 09/19/2012 10:12:06 AM PDT by hecht (restore Hetch-Hetchy, and screw San Francisco and Pelosi)
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To: Sub-Driver

More proof you don’t have to be smart.


35 posted on 09/19/2012 10:16:30 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Sub-Driver
Barbie should stick to singing, if she still can. Rich liberals are indeed fiscally conservative, its their social liberalism that is sending US into the sewer.
36 posted on 09/19/2012 10:16:51 AM PDT by Just mythoughts (Please help Todd Akin defeat Claire and the GOP-e send money!!!!!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Is that Barbara Streisand, the economist speaking?


37 posted on 09/19/2012 10:19:52 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: freekitty

The royalties from a singing career have sure brought her more wealth than a career in porn would’ve.


38 posted on 09/19/2012 10:21:44 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Obama likes to claim credit for getting Osama. Why hasn't he tried Khalid Sheikh Mohammed yet?)
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To: Sub-Driver

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.


39 posted on 09/19/2012 10:23:39 AM PDT by GBA
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To: txrefugee
Actually she is one of the few that has a college degree....wait for it

wait for it

In acting...Grin
40 posted on 09/19/2012 10:32:38 AM PDT by Foolsgold (L I B Lacking in Brains)
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To: Sub-Driver

King “Jug Ears” Hussein is no conservative in any way, shape, or form.


41 posted on 09/19/2012 10:36:21 AM PDT by windsorknot
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To: Sub-Driver

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.


42 posted on 09/19/2012 10:55:05 AM PDT by Fast Moving Angel (A moral wrong is not a civil right: No religious sanction of an irreligious act.)
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To: Sub-Driver

The New Schnozz speaks again.


43 posted on 09/19/2012 10:56:13 AM PDT by righttackle44 (I may not be much, but I raised a United States Marine.)
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To: Fast Moving Angel

44 posted on 09/19/2012 10:56:36 AM PDT by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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To: Sub-Driver

Barbra Streisand is best described as a “crazy old bag lady who won a lottery jackpot.”


45 posted on 09/19/2012 11:16:46 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (DIY Bumper Sticker: "THREE TIMES,/ DEMOCRATS/ REJECTED GOD")
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To: Sub-Driver

Dementia setting in, Babs?


46 posted on 09/19/2012 11:52:14 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (Resurrect the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC)...before there is no America!)
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To: a fool in paradise

LOL


47 posted on 09/19/2012 12:02:00 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Sub-Driver

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.


48 posted on 09/19/2012 12:17:02 PM PDT by Tuanedge
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To: Tuanedge
One thing about “ Blabbering Babs:” is that she is consistent/she has a unfailing ability to be on the wrong side of Political Ideas. I wonder what Clint has to say about her???
49 posted on 09/19/2012 12:40:48 PM PDT by BooBoo1000 ("The plans I have for you are plans to prosper you.,not to harm you, Plans to give you hope)
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To: a fool in paradise

Be nice.

There’s an empty chair in the WH press corps and Babs is in training for it.

It used to be Helen Thomas chair.


50 posted on 09/19/2012 3:39:30 PM PDT by To-Whose-Benefit? (It is Error alone which needs the support of Government. The Truth can stand by itself.)
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