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  • wilkes71 wilkes71 Mar 1, 2013 2:43 PM Flag

    Another funny from "Organizing For Action"

    "Show the Republicans that the vast majority of Americans won't stand for this. Add your name to the call for a balanced approach to the budget:" They are playing the Sequester thing for more than it is worth.
    "Organizing For Action" is Obama's propaganda e-mail. The last thing Obama wants is a balanced budget and the Republicans would vote for it in mass if it was presented to them. So here is Obama calling for a "balanced approach to the budget" when he has never had any kind of a budget; not even an unbalanced one.

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    • Obama has offered a balanced approach to the budget, multiple times. It includes closing tax loopholes, rolling back some of the Bush tax cuts for the wealthy, and long-term cuts to entitlement programs. This is what we call the Grand Bargain. It has been offered repeatedly. It was offered in December. It was offered last week.

      Every time Republicans (lead by the Tea Brains) have rejected it. They prefer to stand by Grover Norquist and protect their old age benefits.

      I don't know what else to tell you. You don't understand what is going on here, and I expect willfully so.

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      • The grand bargain was a wish list submitted by the Democrats with a 'sit down, shut up and agree' mandate attached. Obama wouldn't know a balanced budget, or he$$ even a budget if it smacked him in the face. He know taxes to increase revenue so we can spend it and 'it's my way or no way' in his futile attempts at governing. He doesn't not understand compromise, negotiate, or lead. He knows demand and insult when he doesn't get his way. He is like a spoiled six year old with a good vocabulary.

        He doesn’t have the guts to stay in town and hold meetings to resolve the differences to some sort of a win/win deal. He wants it all and he wants it right now. He is a perfect example of today’s instant gratification generation.

      • I understand very well what is going on here. Nobody, Democrat or Republican, is willing to take the massive step of cutting the National spending 50% and beginning to pay off our national debt. Still they all want to pretend that they are doing so.

    • ricky18201 Mar 1, 2013 3:04 PM Flag

      Obummer's (aka Obozo's) Accomplishments
      1. All-time record annual average gas price: In 2012, the average cost
      of a gallon of gas eclipsed previous record by nine cents, bringing the
      annual average to $3.60.

      2. All-time record food stamp participation: As of [November 2012], for
      the first time in American history, 47,710,324 individuals, about one out
      of seven people living in United States-now receive food stamps.

      3. All-time high youth unemployment: In the last four years, average
      youth unemployment eclipsed the previous record rising to 17.5%-the
      highest ever in recorded U.S. history.

      4. All-time high number of Americans no longer in the labor force: Never
      before in U.S. history have so many been sidelined from the workforce.
      Today, a record 88,921,000 Americans are no longer a part of the U.S.
      labor force. 8.5 million fewer jobs in the workforce than when he took over

      5. All-time record number of Americans collecting disability: Medical
      advancements & technological innovations have increased life
      expectancy and made workplaces safer. Still, the number of Americans
      collecting Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) has skyrocketed
      in the last four years. Currently, a record 8,827,795 individuals collect a
      disability check averaging $1,130.34 a month.

      6. All-time record number of Americans living in poverty: According to
      the U.S. Census Bureau, a record 46.2 million people in America are
      living in poverty, the highest number in the 53 years that the Census
      Bureau has collected the figure.

      7. All-time record U.S. debt: The last four years have exploded the U.S.
      debt to levels never seen before in American history. Presently, the
      United States is $16,400,000,000,000 in debt.

      Bravo, Obummer, bravo indeed!

      PS. The penalty for destroying an egg of the American eagle is $250,000 + time in jail. The government pays for you to destroy the egg of a human being with our tax money.

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