Congress holds the purse strings not the president

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    How much of this recession and debt has accumulated since the dems took over in 2006?

    I mean ultimately the president only gets to spend what congress gives him. So basically you could almost put the entire blame for this recession and lack of recovery on democrats no?
     
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    Double-dip recession risk now at even odds...
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    World Facing 50% Danger of Another Recession, Nobel Laureate Spence Says
    Aug 25, 2011 - The global economy has a 50 percent chance of slipping into recession as Europe and the U.S. struggle to grow, according to Nobel laureate Michael Spence.
     
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    Grampa Murked U, can I please be on your cute little "Loony Left" list.
     
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    NO.
    The republicans now control the house which has the primary job opf spending money.
     
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    Yes and Democrats Blocked every attempt they made at making real cuts. Forcing the Debt Deal which of course is a joke.
     
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    Just as much of a joke as the Health Care reform that emerged after republicans and lobbyists got done with it.

    Republicans do not want to cut all spending just the spending they do not like.

    Empirical evidence over the last 30 years proves that.
     
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    Granny says dem do-nothin' politicians gonna put ever'body outta work...
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    With zero jobs, recession risk just got worse
    September 2, 2011: As if Friday's report that showed job creation at a dead stall wasn't bad enough, economists say the worst could be yet to come.
     
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    You want to know what happens when government gets directly involved with commerce?
    Today.
    What is this President offering?
    More government involvement.
     
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    People need to quit listening to the rhetoric and excuses made by people getting rich and comfortable on the backs of the common person. While politicians play the blame game people are suffering. Noone in congress, the White House, supreme court, board of directors ,CEOs and upper managers of corporations are suffering. The common person is for a gridlocked, sick system. They all say they sympathize with U. But are they really. Have You heard of any of them willing to give up their comfortable existence to help the common man.

    No they are not, they have made all of U suckers by dividing and conquering U. Unite and Topple these power brokers of doom. Only then will they realize u mean business, The leaders that take their place will do better because they know if they don't ,the same will happen to them. Show me a person in congress, the white house , the supreme court, Who is willing to take ur place among the suffering and I will show U an honest person. The people who created the problem are the ones profiting by it, Identify these people and remove them and positive change is created. All preach change but support the status quo. First admitt the system is Sick, then U can make steps to change it.

    Corporations can give people Jobs that need it, but profits are 1st and foremost, Show me a CEO or someone in a board of directors willing to give up their income for a year to create jobs and I will show you a good company to work for. They can afford it. Quit listening to the Okee Doke. Force the powers That Be to do the right thing. Unite as a taxpayer and working person that produces. I am not a communist ,I just want a system that works for everyone, not just the rich and powerful. Quit taking that is just the way it is for an answer. Quit saying Yes to greed, Quit hoping that pandering to the rich and powerful will get u a few extra crumbs. quit cleaning their toilets, houses and driving their limos and cars, make them give up something to give someone in need, who wants to work, a job. Simple things like that can make all the difference.

    This is why unions are so important. I am willing to give 10% of my income for this if U will. But I will be damned if I will give 10% to someone who has more than I do. Stop, look listen, If the powers that be don't believe, let them investigate me and see how much of my income goes to the less fortunate. wake up and scream I am not taking this BS anymore. They will have no choice but to listen. Make them stop dictating and listen to U.

    And U so called Christians, Who are busy supporting Christian institutions an churches that are pandering in our political system. When their leaders are wearing 800 suits, and driving Mercedes or BMW's. Give up ur tithes for one month and give someone a job to cut ur lawn, do housework something to directly improve some elses life, regardlees of thier faith or religous affliation , race, immigrant status, reach out to your muslim brother.

    See how fast the war will stop, quit being sheep and take control yourself, don't u think this is what Jesus would want of U, His only commandment is to love thy neighbor as u would love thyself, The power of Love is the greatest power of them all. Honor his death on the cross. Remember Jesus was crucified after he questioned the powers that be. When he challenged the priests, tax collector, or the marketer of goods at the temple in jeruselem

    Do U think Jesus would be happy see all the churches built in is honor while people around the world are still killing each other, and people are going without food, losing there homes jobs thru no fault of their own.

    Wake up People , U have to power to create change Use it
     
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    How do these old ass threads keep getting dug up?
     

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