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Oprah Hosts Obama's Mia Culpa 2020 ^ | January 28, 2012 | Terry Paulson

Posted on 01/27/2013 11:28:31 PM PST by Kaslin

Imagine a day President Obama enters Oprah Winfrey's public confessional:

Oprah: As you know Mr. President, I was one of your supporters. This is a difficult interview for me. Americans have many questions. Let's begin by going back to the start of your second term.

It was a time of partisan division--the fiscal cliff and the debt limit fights. The economic recovery was anemic at best. Your calls for unity in confronting those challenges were fervent. You talked about a "balanced" budgeting approach but, as we came to see, your "balanced" cuts weren't cuts at all. When the unfunded off-budget liabilities for Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and federal pensions hit hard and inflation took our debt to unsustainable levels, the forced austerity crippled our economy. As you know, America has not yet even begun to recover.

At your first second-term press conference, you were confronted with what you said in March, 2006 as senator:

“The fact that we are here today to debate raising America’s debt limit is a sign of leadership failure. It is a sign that the U.S. Government can’t pay its own bills. It is a sign that we now depend on ongoing financial assistance from foreign countries to finance our Government’s reckless fiscal policies. … Leadership means that ‘the buck stops here.’ Instead, Washington is shifting the burden of bad choices today onto the backs of our children and grandchildren. America has a debt and a failure of leadership. Americans deserve better. I therefore intend to oppose the effort to increase America’s debt limit.”

When President Bush wanted to extend the debt ceiling, you and your fellow Democrats unanimously voted against the raise, demanding that Congress pay for what it spends. But when you were President you said that was "an example of a new senator making what is a political vote as opposed to doing what was important for the country."

In retrospect, we now know that reckless spending has had dire consequences for our country. What do you say now?

Obama: Clearly, history has proven me wrong. I would have been wise to heed my own reservations as a freshmen senator.

Oprah: You had to be aware of the nonpartisan Congressional Accountability Office (CAO) reports that warned “…absent policy changes…the federal government continues to face an unsustainable fiscal path.” You continued to say you were for "balancing the budget," but spending and the deficit went up every year. You blamed Republicans for demanding "spending cuts" that were truly only decreases in budget increases. You had to know this spending was unsustainable. Were you lying?

Obama: I initially believed that a government stimulus was necessary. Once we acted, we had to sell the solution even when the economic numbers remained anemic. I couldn't admit I was wrong without unleashing more uncertainty.

Oprah: So you continued to lie about the depth of the problem we faced?

Obama: It wasn't a series of lies. It was one big spin repeated many times.

Oprah: You had to know that was wrong?

Obama: At the time? No. It's scary, isn't it? In Washington, lies are expected. We call it spin. Americans can't handle the truth. Or at least, that is how we governed. Bush outspent Clinton! I outspent Bush.

Oprah: You mean, it's not wrong because everyone does it?

Obama: I didn't invent the Potomac culture, but I didn't stop it either. It's just what is expected to get elected and stay in power. If you give people more goodies and have someone else pay, you're kept in office.

Oprah: Why the mea culpa now?

Obama: I don't know that I have a great answer for that. I realize that to many Americans, my admission comes too late to negate the damage done.

Oprah: Do you wish you could go back to start your second term again?

Obama: If only I could?

...Mr. President, don't wait for this interview! Honestly challenge Democrats and Republicans alike to make the tough choices to hold the line on spending, cut where you can, and spend where you must. Surprise us! Stop blaming and start leading. Let federal employees prove the old adage true that nothing inspires genius like a tight budget.

TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Editorial; Government
KEYWORDS: barackobama; budgetandgovernment; jobsandeconomy; mediaandculture
Mr Paulson, 0bama is not a leader and never will be. All he knows how to do is blame others
1 posted on 01/27/2013 11:28:43 PM PST by Kaslin
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To: F15Eagle

I am sure the author did.

3 posted on 01/27/2013 11:38:06 PM PST by Kaslin (He needed the ignorant to reelect him, and he got them. Now we all have to pay the consequenses)
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To: Kaslin

And then Santa walked into the room and gave everyone in the audience a 2021 Chevy Silverado.

4 posted on 01/27/2013 11:53:40 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: Kaslin

He is a sociopath. He has nothing to confess - not even to Popera.

5 posted on 01/28/2013 12:05:30 AM PST by Buddy Sorrell ( John Boehner is our Pierre Laval. We need a Charles DeGaulle.)
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To: Kaslin

Oprah is not too smart.. Obama is either stupid or he did it on purpose..
Her mind refuses to go that way.. bending over backward..

No doubt Saul Alinsky and Cloward-Piven she is ignorant of..
You know....... on purpose..

She is probably a coward to face the reality of the dilemma..
Like most women.. giving BArry Half-White the benefit of the doubt..

But there is really no doubt.. what was done was ON PURPOSE.. calculated.. planned.. tactfully organized..
A carefully planned gambit to overwhelm the american system..

Which is completely sedition and espionage... ON PURPOSE..
Even republicans are AFRAID TO SAY IT.. treason on a massive scale..
No one in either party will say it.. but know it is true..

And most people have the delusion you can vote for change when the last vote was OBVIOUSLY CORRUPT..
So corrupt it makes the last few federal elections suspect..
Not only federal but in many States and Local elections..

The delusion is “WE” can vote ourselves out of this mess..
When this mess was maliciously organized planned and orchestrated..
Most republicans are therefore delusional.. even here on FR..

6 posted on 01/28/2013 2:29:57 AM PST by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: Kaslin; Fred Nerks

The only mea culpa Obama will ever have is at the end of a
2nd amendment device.Why ?

He is a fascist. He just appointed three staw men who are place holders, Hagel, Brennon, and Kerry. Obama runs each of those portfolios directly out of the White House, as a despotic monarch would. These three men do only the presidential bidding, including falling on their own swords to cover up for The One, just as Hitlery has done.

Obama means to seize absolute power, and then subvert the Constitution of the United States by using crony capitalism to hand out the lucre of our tax dollars, handed out to toadies and suck holes who drive Mazeratis and have a nightly dose of crank on our tax dollars inside the beltway, a fiscal animal of Boom Town Big Government Washington meant to feed on itself until it dies of its own bloat.( Thats why no spending limits).

Its up to The People to give Obama his “mea culpa” moment. If they do not, then the Freedom of our Republic is lost , perhaps forever.

Good Read:

7 posted on 01/28/2013 2:31:49 AM PST by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(
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To: Candor7

There would not be room in the studio for all the enablers that helped this fraud get elected. oprah is chief among them. Who does she plan to confess to?

8 posted on 01/28/2013 3:13:38 AM PST by generally (Don't be stupid. We have politicians for that.)
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To: generally

Who does she plan to confess to?>>>>>>>>>>>>>

The article is pure satire. They post those here from time to time.

9 posted on 01/28/2013 4:52:36 AM PST by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(
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To: Candor7

Of course, such an interview would never take place. By 2020 our Fearless Leader will be in exile in either Kenya or China and “unavailable” for interviews.

10 posted on 01/28/2013 7:06:38 AM PST by Wordkraft (Remember who the Collaborators are.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Looks more a Obama tax mobile.

11 posted on 01/28/2013 8:12:22 AM PST by Vaduz
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