Obama: Catastrophe is coming if pork bill is not passed....

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    Obama: Catastrophe coming if Congress doesn't act - Yahoo! News




    AP – President Barack Obama speaks about executive compensation, Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2009, in the Grand Foyer … WASHINGTON – Republicans tried to push back against the ballooning size of President Barack Obama's economic recovery plan Wednesday, even as he warned that the financial crisis will turn into "a catastrophe" if the bill isn't passed quickly.

    Obama summoned centrist senators to the White House Wednesday afternoon to discuss a plan to cut more than $50 billion in spending from the measure, which breached the $900 billion barrier in the Senate on Tuesday and appears headed higher.

    Republican Sens. Susan Collins and Olympia Snowe of Maine, as well as Ben Nelson, D-Neb., have tentatively agreed to cutting more than $50 billion from the bill, a Nelson spokesman said, though details weren't yet available.

    Their effort is central to building at least some bipartisan support for the bill, which has come under increasing attack for too much spending unrelated to jolting the economy right away.




    WTF?, we sure did elect a drama king as president. It's interesting to note that the more opposition grows to the Obama-Pelosi Pork Package of '09, the President's prognostication of doom, despair, weeping, and gnashing of teeth grows proportionally.

    Congress has acted - 3 separate times in the last year, spending over $1.2 TRILLION of our children's tax dollars. And unless we spend another $900 billion of our grandchildren's tax dollars, we're doomed.

    Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me. Fool me three times, WTF is wrong with me. Now our gubment is back for a FOURTH time... and finally enough people are beginning to scratch their heads and wonder...... :cuckoo:
     
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    Of course it will... Isn't this what Democrats bitched about for 8 years... Scaring the country into supporting the President?

    Some "change" this is.
     
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    Otter_Creek worst president ever

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    Who da thunk it? Only took three weeks and sales of "Don't Blame Me, I Voted for McCain" bumper stickers are going through the roof.
     
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    Hmmm, tough choice but I gotta go with Obama on this. Obama was right on Iraq, right on the Bush tax cuts, and was way out in front for saying what everyone universally agrees on now - Bush. Fucked. Up.

    What have cons ever been right about in the last 8 years?
     
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    11 House Dems voted against this bill as well you know ?

    But i'll play along, exactly what kind of "catastophe" is going to happen if this bill is not passed ? And no Bush blah blah blah, this is Obama and Pelosi's bill ......
     
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    there was going to be a catastrophe if we didn't go along with the first bail out

    none yet

    people realize the government runs on fear, and are refusing to play that game any more.

    that the The American Rapaciousness and Reprobate Act is being slowed down is a good thing.

    people will see that the sky is not falling and the economy can correct without the government's "help"
     
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    Fact.


    The catastrophe occurred Jan. 20, 2009. It's a done deal.
     
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    :lol:
     
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    so which are you guys more pissed about?

    the tax cuts in the current stimulus package....or the new roads we'll be getting in return for money?
     
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    Leftists are in power, thus catastrophe is coming... All the trillion dollar theft will do is add a trillion buck to that catastrophe's potential.
     

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