My way or the highway?

Discussion in 'Politics' started by Ernie S., Apr 6, 2011.

  1. Ernie S.
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    So obama scolds Republicans for not coming to a budget agreement and then heads off for a fund raiser.
    Video from CNN via real clear politics

    Too bad, barack. In the words of the prophet Mick Jagger, You don't always get what you want.
     
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    the tea loons are proof that you should never give school yard bullies what they ask for because they keep asking for more and nothing is ever enough.

    they asked for 32 billion. the president gave them 33 billion.

    screw 'em. let 'em have their temper tantrum. call their bluff.
     
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    Lets see who can hold their breath longer......
     
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    Obama shows very little effort in his desire to accept budget cuts. With the Republican plan presented by the House Budget Committee earlier this week which included up to $6 trillion in budget cuts over the next four years on the table, Obama has showed no support for such an idea. He believes in centralized government, has made the government much bigger under his leadership, and does not want to reform Medicare or Social Security if they allow people to rely less on the government for aid.

    To Obama's credit he is supposedly meeting with Boehner and Reid at 8:45PM this evening to discuss the immediate budget issue. This does not address the much larger budget problem. A government can not run on a two week basis and needs a concrete plan. If these entitlement programs are not reformed soon, the hole will just become deeper and deeper, prolonging the climb out of it.

    Not only should the current threat of a government shutdown be addressed and dealt with, the overall budget crisis should be met head on. There are sacrifices that have to made in this country to get it back on the road to success. We cannot continue to pass on the bad finances down the road to those who come after us. This government and America as a nation needs to start being responsible and making a statement by balancing the budget and reducing the national debt.
     
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    don't you ever have anything other than talking points? ever?
     
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    If I was Boehner talking to BO, I'd keep reminding him of his campaign rhetoric "when you are in a hole what did you say to do?"
     
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    What do you expect? We have the blind leading the blind. There isn't a politician in Washington that is worth the toilet paper it takes to wipe their asses. That goes for all of them.
     
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    I don't see how any Democrat has a leg to stand on with any complaints. they controlled both houses of congress when this budget should have been passed. But we all know this...
     
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    That's exactly one of the most important points. Obama pledged reform but never delivered solutions to big problems facing all Americans. We are in a bigger hole than ever and he seems in no hurry to rectify the original problem or the further damage he has caused. If he was truely committed to reform then he would begin to realize that some of the very ideas the Democrats are pushing for, are bringing the country down. Obama realizes this but has no desire to do anything about it, as it is at the root of his power.
     
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    President Oprah gave tax cuts to billionaires, bailed out Wall St. , Created a787 billion dollar fake stimulus Package which was a Democrat Interest money grab that left people without jobs and homes, then borrowed from China to illegally bomb Libya for oil at a cost of 40 million per day with an already 14 trillion debt load


    The grown ups need to take over



    Democrats create ghettos.
     
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