Obama tripled the deficit his first year with the failed Obama-Pelosi stimulus plan.
In Obama’s second year the deficit topped a trillion dollars again.
It was unprecedented.

The Obama deficit this year may reach $1.29 trillion. (The Captain’s Comments)

Barack Obama and Democrats also added over One Trillion Dollars to the Federal Budget in the last 4 years.

That’s at least a 30% increase in federal spending in just 3 years.

Despite this, the Whiner-in-Chief blamed Bush again today for the record debt and deficit.
Via FOX Nation:

PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: It turns out we don’t have to do anything radical to solve this problem. Contrary to what some folks say, we’re not Greece, we’re not Portugal. It turns out that our problem is we cut taxes without paying for them over the last decade. We ended up instituting new programs, like a prescription drug program for seniors that was not paid for. We fought two wars, we didn’t pay for them. We had a bad recession that required a Recovery Act and stimulus spending and helping states, accumulated, and there’s interest on top of that. And to unwind that, what’s required is that we roll back those tax cuts on the wealthiest individuals. That we clean up our tax codes so we’re not giving out a bunch of tax breaks to companies that don’t need them and are not creating jobs. We cut programs that we don’t need and we invest in those things that are gonna help us grow. And every commission that’s been out there has said the same thing and basically taken then same approach within the margin of error. So my general view is that if the American people looked at this they’d say, “Boy, some of the decisions are tough, but they don’t require us to gut Medicare or Social Security. They don’t require us to stop helping young people to go to college. They don’t require us to stop helping families who have a disabled child. They don’t require us to violate our obligation to our veterans. And they don’t require us to stop, quote/unquote, ‘job-killing’ tax cuts. They require us to make some modest adjustments to get out house in order. And we should do it now.” With respect to Senator McConnell’s plan, like I said, I think it is a … it is constructed to say that if Washington operates as usual and can’t get anything done, let’s avert Armageddon.

For the record… Bush reduced the deficit from $412 billion to $162 billion in 4 years with tax cuts.

And, if Obama was really concerned about “instituting new programs that were not paid for” he never would have rammed through Obamacare.

 

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  1. a broken record
    he should do us a favor and resign now

  2. keep spewing the same $HIT over and over and the moochers of society will continue to buy into his BULL$HIT lies… the chicago way…

  3. ++

    me thinks most Americans (on both sides of the isle) are
    damn tired of Obama (et al) “beating around the Bush”..

    WAKE UP!!

    and i don’t mean “we the people” for a change,
    i mean both CONGRESS & THE WHITE HOUSE..

    ==

  4. Does Obama even know how big a 1.6 TRILLION dollar budget deficit is? If he was borrowing one third of his household budget every year, putting it on credit cards, would that matter to him? It is reprehensible that the libtard press doesn’t challenge these incredibly false statements by Obama. If he were a corporate CEO and made these kinds of false statements the democraps would want to tar, feather and frog march such as CEO. The Bush cuts paid for themselves because the deficit went down from 450 billion in 2002 to 161 billion in 2006, the last year of a republican congress. While Bush could be blamed for not vetoing the democrap Congress’ budget busting bill, he probably did that to salvage whatever consensus he could manage on the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, and did not want to further alienate Congress then in control by the democraps. But appeasement doesn’t work, especially with democraps who act with other people’s money like addicts act with crystal meth or crack.

  5. “It turns out that our problem is we cut taxes without paying for them over the last decade. ”

    So we should have “paid for” tax cuts by….. increasing taxes?
    He’s so intellectual, I can hardly follow.

  6. We cut taxes without PAYING for them?

    HUH??????

    Let’s do some math (anathema for Libs/Dems in the current discussions):

    Suppose I have $2000/month income and $2000/month living expenses ($500 of which are not survival related, but are wholly NON-essentials). If my income (in Demspeak, “revenue”) is REDUCED by $500/month, my first instinct is not how to “pay” (Demspeak for confiscating someone else’s money) for my previous lifestyle expenses — I simply STOP SPENDING in those non-essential areas.

    Ahhh, but here’s where the analogy totally breaks down — there are NO “non-essential” government expenditures in Demspeak since that’s what buys the votes that keep them in power. Ergo, every Dem-directed government expenditure IS, by definition, essential to maintain their rule/control over the populace.

    So silly of me. How utterly obvious.

    Please pass the peas……

  7. and how convienent that all of a sudden he’s telling us what the Constitution says, WTF? and explaining what a BBA is to us like we’re to stupid to understand, to that I say: F@%K YOU, u lying piece of sh%t! Odumbo has got to go!!!

  8. Barry, regarding your strange and unintelligent claim that government “cut taxes without paying for them” these Bush years, we’ve been demanding you “pay for” those “spendings in the entitlement code” all along. I’m pretty certain that’s what Boehner and others are telling you the people have demanded now.

    2010 said it’s time to cut the spending. Pay down the debt by eliminating that from the entitlement code.

    We knew you were slow, but damn… a Harvard degree must just be a matter of having the right references.

  9. Typical response from a Democrap, no truth answer to an economic problem because they just do-not-know-how to provide a solution without upsetting those taking free handouts, period.

    Trigger the finger to a previous POTUS to take the blame as usual, especially a Republican one. Quite frankly it’s so tiring it’s like listening to a broken record repeating the same thing, “It’s Bush’s fault, it’s Bush’s fault, It’s Bush’s fault…”

    With interrogation tools like that who needs Guantanamo Bay? Driving us nuts with lies and it’s working so far.

    Enough is enough. Get the job done Obozo… now!

  10. Baghdad Bob is no place compared to Barky, in terms of dishonesty.

  11. Wow. He’s dishonest? Who knew?

    Oh, yeah. Those of us who have heard him spew lie after lie after lie after lie after lie after lie after lie… for 3 year now!

    Joe Wilson knew what he was talking about!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Others are just figuring this out.

  12. ““Boy, some of the decisions are tough, but they don’t require us to gut Medicare”

    The Congressional majority wants to pay for its $1 trillion to $1.6 trillion health bills with new taxes and a $500 billion cut to Medicare.
    http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203517304574303903498159292.html

    Obama:
    “We ended up instituting new programs, like a prescription drug program for seniors that was not paid for.”

    And what about the new programs you’re wanting to institute now that are not being paid for and that’s the whole F’ing reason you’re wanting the Debt Ceiling raised?

    Liar in Chief

  13. I say shut down all non-essential government agencies. Who would miss the Department of Education? Department of Energy? HHS? Department of Pigford Reparation Fraud? Grants? Subsidies? Anyone? Anyone? Beuhler? Give me about two days, a red pencil and a copy of the Federal Budget, and I could balance it, and then some. Oh, I forgot. There hasn’t been an actual budget since Comrade Obamaski began “ruling” the country. No budget, no problem. Right, Comrade?

  14. Revenues = TAXES

    sheesh…we knuckle-draggers are too busy clinging to our guns and Bibles to know that, I guess.

  15. #5 July 15, 2011 at 12:07 pm
    Nell commented:

    “It turns out that our problem is we cut taxes without paying for them over the last decade. ”
    _____
    Heh. I think the Prissy Princeling’s brain cells are miswired.

  16. I have heard that Barry walks around the WH, and on the golf coures, singing:
    To the tune of “Duke of Earl”:
    Bush, Bush, Bush’s fault
    Bush, Bush, Bush’s fault
    Bush, Bush, Bush’s fault
    Bush, Bush, Bush’s fault
    Bush, Bush, Bush’s fault
    Bush, Bush, Bush’s fault
    …repeat ad nauseam.

  17. It is a shame that the American people in the past have been so preoccupied with unimportant stuff like their own lives for so many years, that thay have let Washington get by with so much lying. With the this presidents propensity for stretching the truth, I sure hope a great many people are starting to take notice now. If not we are doomed nation. I’m sick and tired seeing this president make excuse after excuse and the lame stream media back him up 100%. Thank God for bloggers like you and FOX.

  18. This messiah has no clothes.

    Just remember the names of the papers and networks that tried (and are still trying) to pass off this third-rate hack as a leader par excellence.

  19. If only I could just slap some sense into the smart-asses that voted for this poseur, and those that continue to buy into his crap.

    (“WHAT? obama lies? B-b-b-but what about GEORGE BUSH? obama is such a well-spoken colored boy. Not like that doofus GEORGE BUSH!”)

    Then I would turn to the lamestream media and kick some real a$$. They should all be tarred and feathered for facilitating this charade.

  20. It turns out that our problem is we cut taxes without paying for them over the last decade. We ended up instituting new programs, like a prescription drug program for seniors that was not paid for.

    Well, duhh! Parsing this statement makes my head hurt. How in the world does one pay for tax CUTS? What our inept, clueless Maoist Manchurian Candidate Puppet President means the Federal Government merely ‘cut the rate of spending’! “Not enough revenue? Shucks, those morons in fly over country will still foot the bill!”

    In November 2012 – replace every ‘Professional Politician’ with people that have actually WORKED for a living. Give them the mandate to drastically SHRINK Leviathan!



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