Weekly Radio Addresses Highlight How Republicans Will Blow Chances In 2012

Posted by Jason | Posted in Miscellaneous | Posted on 14-02-2010


So everyone thinks Obama has already blown his re-election. Republicans have been stacking up wins so far, and it’s expected for them to have a great year this year. What is the main issue voters are worried about? I think it’s safe to say the deficit and the economy, so although neither party cares or will do anything about either, who actually says something about it?

President Barack Obama praised lawmakers for restoring a measure that aims to bring federal spending under control in his weekly radio address Saturday, but expressed concern that politics may still get in the way of reducing the massive deficit.

Mr. Obama also vowed in his weekly speech to press ahead with an executive order to create a new bipartisan fiscal commission charged with recommending ways to reduce the deficit–a measure that has faced opposition from some Republicans.

“After a decade of profligacy, the American people are tired of politicians who talk the talk but don’t walk the walk when it comes to fiscal responsibility,” Mr. Obama said.

“It’s easy to get up in front of the cameras and rant against exploding deficits. What’s hard is actually getting deficits under control. But that’s what we must do.”

via Obama Touts Return of ‘Paygo’ – WSJ.com.

Lol, I know. Obama seriously must be the most arrogant human alive. To believe  you can spend deficits, which I think would have been unimaginable just two years ago,  and then expect people to believe you actually care or will do something about deficits, has to be the height of arrogance.

Well, at least we can count on the Republicans right? They’ll really go after the deficits.

Meanwhile Saturday, U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R, S.C.) in the GOP’s weekly address on criticized the Obama administration’s push to prosecute the accused mastermind of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and other co-defendants in a Manhattan civilian court.

Eh boy. Really guys? Everyone is worried about the economy and either the job they have or don’t have, and you are trying to ride this pony to victory again? Sorry, it is not going to work. This boogieman isn’t as scary as it once was, and it will not get you back into power. What do you think scares Americans more? The fact that our entire country is going to collapse under debt, or that the next underpants bomber might sneak through the strip show at the airport?

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Republicans and Democrats are largely disconnected from the people they supposedly represent. That weekly address is yet another example.

Unfortunately I don’t see quality reps like Paul Ryan being embraced by the National Party, even though he would be most likely the only one to garner the support of the Tea Party movement.

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Good to see you John. I agree they are disconnected, but why do they need to be? It’s just more proof that we exist inside a matrix setup by the power brokers; Wall Street, the MSM, and government. As long as they let us think we have a choice, the masses tend to feel good about themselve.

Liberals need to realize you can’t have a giant domest gov’t without the tendency to have wars, and the right needs to realize you can’t have an empire without having a huge domestic gov’t.

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