Leadership. Obama Blames Congress For S&P Downgrade

It figures. It took Barack Obama 3 days to come out and blame Congress for the S&P US downgrade.

The AP reported:

President Barack Obama says the U.S. always is and always has been a triple-A country, despite its rating agency downgrade.

He said also the U.S. didn’t need a rating agency to tell it that it’s political system was having trouble functioning.

Speaking at the White House on the Standard & Poor’s downgrade, Obama renewed a plea to Congress to take action in September of help create jobs and cushion Americans from a still weak economy.

Obama said financial markets around the world “still believe our credit is triple-A. I and the world’s investor’s agree.”

Obama also used the opportunity to push for tax hikes.

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  • Carbon Pootprint

    OBlama!!! OBlama!!! OBlama!!! OBlama!!! OBlama!!! pucking funk

  • StandUpChuck

    Everyone but himself. No plan, no idea, completely lost…lets go play golf, it will get better tomorrow.

  • WTFPRESIDENT

    I think I should change my name to WTFPRESIDENTDOWNGRADE…He is President that means it is HIS fault. He should be impeached for conning America when he was really trying to ruin our economy (cloward and piven) so that he could transform us to the socialistic utopia he dreams of.

  • Paul

    Hey, it is all George Washington’s fault

  • Espresso Logic – The 6th Sense

    I heard nothing but the same old sh!t warmed over. Its still the same old sh!t.

  • Looks like hell of a lot of investors disagree with Barry. Dow down 550? Good grief!

  • MrGoodWench

    He said also the U.S. didn’t need a rating agency to tell it that it’s political system was having trouble functioning
    +++++++
    and the trouble is that pesky Constitution thingy, which won’t let him be a dickTATOR

  • jorgen

    I thought it was Bush and his gang of tea partiers!

    But he is right to a certain extent: Congress 2006-10 started the downfall.

  • Ellise

    I am so effen sick of this man.

  • bg

    ++

    how many F’n’O posts do we
    need about S&P & the ONE..

    who loves him more, you (GP) or him?? 😀

    ==

  • HadEnough

    Did be basically say…..”Yeah S&P…I hear you but F*ck Y*u”…..can’t wait for that to sink in at S&P………

  • kim

    Isn’t he in the middle of rewriting the constitution!!!

  • bg

    ++

    btw sarc:

    DID HE MENTION THE SEALS ET AL DEATHS?? 🙁

    ==

  • chicago

    Pontius Pilate has spoken….he washed his hands of this mess!

  • USMC Thomas

    If the leaders in China had functioned as disastrously as SØBama, Pelosi, Reid, Geithner, Dodd and Frank, they would have been humiliated in a public trial and then executed.

  • bg

    ++

    chicago #14

    aah yes, i concur, PP is the man.. /s/

    ==

  • baseballguy

    Let’s blame the tea party, that’s it. Kind of like the drunk blaming AA for their problems.

  • Blacque Jacques Shellacque

    Wouldn’t it be a riot if Moody’s and Fitch piled on?

  • Old Fan

    LOLOLOLOL!

    Obama is busy blaming everyone else, while his fellow Democratic Partisans are beginning to blame him. It is a riot, as it is their disastrous Party dogma which is a train wreck for all.

    We all see Democratic Partisans embracing more insane levels of denial once again. They are focusing on vilifying others for their plight, or just blaming the individual amongst themselves, while they ignore the source of the problem – the Democratic Party’s poisonous politics and policies.

    Here we see the predictable Democratic Partisan denial fabricating the tired fantasy, which suggests the same offering provided by another package would have done better:
    “Hillary Told You So”

    Reminds one of the Kennedy “con” challenging the flop named Carter. Utter nonsense.

    It is absurd. The Democratic Party dogma created Mr. Obama and his offering. Mrs. Clinton is devoted to the same foolish political conviction. They once bragged about being fortunate, thrilled to see Mrs. Clinton and Mr. Obama’s campaign platforms were “identical”.

    We all know, Mrs. Clinton would have been just as disastrous as a President as Mr. Obama. Put any Democratic Partisan player in the place of Obama, whether it be Kerry, Clinton, Edwards, Corzine, Blanco, Granholm, etc., and the end product would be basically the same nightmare.

    It is not leadership style, messaging, ‘evil’ political opponents, it is the dysfunctional substance of the Democratic Party which will always result in failure in the end.

    Mrs. Bennett and Company even bizarrely ignore the obvious – Mrs. Clinton’s terrible record of failure at this moment with the State Department. Ironically, Hillary Clinton is just another vivid symbol of folly in the Obama Administration today in the foreign policy arena. Her infamous label of the Syrian Despot as a “reformer” is a prime example. ‘Smart Power’ is an even bigger joke than ‘hope and change’. Besides, Hillary Clinton vividly supported and lobbied for every effort provided by the Obama Team, even hugging then Speaker Pelosi for passing the disastrous Obamacare.

    Democrats lied about lobbyists, earmarks, transparency, Iraq, GITMO, Afghanistan, signing statements, votes to authorize the use of force, Libya, taxation, the Patriot Act, executive orders, etc. Do they actually believe someone who lied about ‘dodging sniper fire’ would have made a better President, who once failed to Nationalize Health Care behind closed doors?

  • Sandy

    What — You expected Obama to admit his policies caused the downgrade? As long as there are enemies then Obama will have someone to blame for everything he does. In fact in his arrogance he sounded pleased.

  • StrangernFiction

    Pure Evil!

  • Sam Stone

    “Those shovel ready jobs were not so shovel ready.” as he chuckles.

    “When I said change we can believe in I di’int mean change tomorrow or next month.” as he chuckles

    “We will be in Libya for days not weeks.”

    Any more?

  • Taqiyyotomist

    The New Tone Sinks In: 29% Of Public Now Agrees That Tea Partiers Are, In Fact, “Economic Terrorists”

    http://minx.cc/?post=319841

  • Jimmer

    We’ll have a tough time hocking that presidential limo for a payday loan since the libs cracked down on that.

  • bg

    ++

    Bush = the buck stops here..

    Obama = the blame gets passed here..

    [Rush is reading a looooong list of everyone & everything
    Barrack Hussein Obama has BLAMED for all that has come
    his way.. somehow, some way, he must be COMMITTED..]

    ==

  • Dave-O

    The market started to tank even more the minute King Putt opened his mouth.

    Such a vote of confidence!!

    Isn’t it time for King Putt and Queen Moochelle to take their Martha’s Vineyard vacation?

  • Taqiyyotomist

    From “Lauren” in the comments at Ace:

    Funny that we can’t call the people who blow things up and kill people “terrorists” anymore.

    From “KinleyArdal” at Ace:

    We actually have this question being posed in our society.

    “Do you or do you not agree that holding the line on deficit spending is an act of terrorism against the USSA*?”

    And then barely over half say no.

    Yep, we’re boned.

  • Sam Stone

    I make this claim. Obama grew his political teeth in the slums of Chicago organizing the slum residents into community meetings. He was then the top dog, the most schooled, the most intelligent of the bunch. They listened to his every word and believed in him and looked up to him. He was on top.

    Now he is in the company of equals for the first time in his life and it ain’t the slums of Chicago any longer and he is lost. He is not the top dog.
    He just does not know how to act without being the ONE!

  • Chris in N.Va.

    To reprise that classic, always-handy elementary school playground verbal riposte designed to once and for all silence one’s critics and showcase the rational superiority of your lofty position that has just been challenged (if not soundly destroyed) —

    OH YEAH!!???

    ****
    Boy, that’ll show ’em!!

  • dwd

    “President Barack Obama says the U.S. always is and always has been a triple-A country, despite its rating agency downgrade.”

    IT IS SO BECAUSE HE SAYS SO!

    abracadabra, the US is a AAA country!

    The man is divorced from reality.

  • Missy8s

    President “Downgrade” speaks, the market FREAKS!!!

  • bg
  • luckyone

    The U.S. got a down grade when Obama became President. Can we survive?

  • Cargosquid

    I blame Congress too, for the downgrade. They are in charge of the budget. And they failed in taking it seriously.

    I blame Obama, too, but only for being incompetent as a leader.

    I don’t blame the Tea Party or those that supported Ryan’s budget.

    Tea Party 2012. Live it. Love it. Vote it.

  • MDd

    What’d you expect? Dims in general are (_?_), but Obozo is in the (_*_) wing of the Party.

  • StrangernFiction

    #27 August 8, 2011 at 2:01 pm
    Taqiyyotomist commented:

    America as currently constituted is over! True Americans will separate from the Left or be enslaved.

  • mike191

    President F+ commenting on anything that pertains to the economy,is gibberish.This person has glibness and grandiose sense of self worth to such an extreme that he can not formulate any plan that does not echo his own talking points..He will never accept responsibility for his own actions and his lies are not lies because they originate from him.”..I have a gift Harry…” has harmed this Nation.The only thing left is the blame game,which he and his Dem idealogues excell at.

  • bg

    ++

    Cargosquid #24

    re: Tea Party

    WOOT, HOORAY FOR LINDSEY!! 🙂

    i have to say that it sure seems like Senator Lindsey Graham
    (@ 12:15) has come a long ways since his TP bashing days..

    [Graham: Well you can’t be fourteen trillion dollars in debt unless both parties are working together to get you there. And the tea party is a result of what’s wrong in Washington. They didn’t create all this mess. It was an energy created by people seeing the country slipping away and wanting to do something about it. The tea party’s for a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution, so am I. I don’t have any faith that either party is going to change things until they are made to do so, we need a balanced budget amendment. The truth of the matter is if President Obama, if he was in the Southeastern Conference, he’d be fired as a coach. He would not have his contract renewed. Everything is worse. Unemployment is up by 18 percent. Gas prices are up by 93 percent. Everything, housing prices are down by 12 percent, he’s had a chance, we’re three years into this and he’s failing. It’s not the tea Party’s fault, what was hope and Change is despair and confusion. People are not creating jobs in this country because they think Howard Dean is going to raise their taxes. If you want to create job, don’t raise anybody’s taxes. Try to lower spending like the tea party and other people up here want. So the tea party is not the problem, Washington was broken before they got here. I hope they can help us fix it.]

    not to steal from MO, but for the first time in a long time, i am proud
    of him, he did a superb job of nailing the Tea party reality, while the
    other two went off on unsubstantiated TPDS tangents..

    [i especially liked how Axelrod appeared to believe LG was going to
    back his TP propaganda up.. aah, how sweet it was, same goes for
    LG’s response to HD..]

    btw, attention: Democrats, MSM et al..

    “What liberals like Rattner have totally ignored was that if interfering
    with an agreement to raise the debt ceiling was an act of terrorism,
    Democrats in both chambers of Congress were far more guilty than
    Republicans.

    ==

  • Missy8s

    President “Downgrade”, he will never be known as anything else…

  • lizzy84

    Ellise/#9 said:
    I am so effin sick of this man.

    Yep.
    +1

    Eff’ Soetoro–This has been the plan since Day One.

  • Jackie

    Have you all seen this letter from an attorney in Louisiana? Even the idiots in D.C. should be able to grasp this concept!!

    HAILEY, McNAMARA, HALL, LARMANN & PAPALE, L.L.P. ATIORNEYS AT LAW

    DOMINIC J. OVELLA* MANAGING PARTNER

    ONE GALLERIA BOULEVARD SUITE 1400
    METAIRIE, LOUISIANA 70001

    NEW ORLEANS OFFICE
    1100 POYDRAS STREET
    SUITE2900
    NEW ORLEANS,LA 70183
    TELEPHONE:(504) 799•2271
    TELECOPIER (S04) 836-0S6S

    ADMTI TED TO PRACTICE IN LA, TX, MS TELEPHONE:(504) 836-6500
    TELECOPIER: (504) 836-6565

    MAILING ADDRESS:
    P.O.BOX 8288
    METAIRIE,LA 70011-8288

    Please respond to Metairie Office.

    July 22, 2011

    Federal Budget 101

    The U.S. Congress sets a federal budget every year in the trillions of dollars. Few people know how much money that is so we created a breakdown of federal spending in simple terms. Let’s put the 2011 federal budget into perspective:

    • U.S. income: $2,170,000,000,000
    • Federal budget: $3,820,000,000,000
    • New debt:$ 1,650,000,000,000
    * National debt: $14,271,000,000,000
    • Recent budget cut: $ 38,500,000,000 (about 1 percent of the budget)

    It helps to think about these numbers in terms that we can relate to. Let’s remove eight zeros from these numbers and pretend this is the household budget for the fictitious Jones family.

    • Total annual income for the Jones family: $21,700
    • Amount of money the Jones family spent: $38,200
    • Amount of new debt added to the credit card: $16,500
    • Outstanding balance on the credit card: $142,710
    • Amount cut from the budget: $385

    So in effect last month Congress, or in this example the Jones family, sat down at the kitchen table and agreed to cut $385 from its annual budget. What family would cut $385 of spending in order to solve $16,500 in deficit spending?

    It is a start, although hardly a solution.

    Now after years of this, the Jones family has $142,710 of debt on its credit card (which 1s the equivalent of the national debt).

    You would think the Jones family would recognize and address this situation, but it does not. Neither does Congress.

    The root of the debt problem is that the voters typically do not send people to Congress to save money. They are sent there to bring home the bacon to their own home state.

    To effect budget change, we need to change the job description and give Congress new marching orders.

    It is awfully hard (but not impossible) to reverse course and tell the government to stop borrowing money from our children and spending it now.

    In effect, what we have is a reverse mortgage on the country. The problem is that the voters have become addicted to the money. Moreover, the American voters are still in the denial stage, and do not want to face the possibility of going into rehab.

    If we can be of any assistance to you in Louisiana, Mississippi or Texas, please do not hesitate to call.

    With kind regards, I remain

    Sincerely,

    ‘Nick”

    DOMINIC J. OVELLA

  • MrGoodWench

    Sam Stone commented:
    “Those shovel ready jobs were not so shovel ready.” as he chuckles.
    “When I said change we can believe in I di’int mean change tomorrow or next month.” as he chuckles
    “We will be in Libya for days not weeks.”
    Any more?
    ++++
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m5st1WmntPk

  • gus

    RECOVERY SUMMER!!!!!

  • Taqiyyotomist

    Ann Barnhardt on the speech:

    Obama gave an astounding speech earlier today. The Dow was already down hard but tanked to 500 lower after Obama declared credit ratings meaningless. He actually said the following at 6:28:

    “No matter what some agency may say, we’ve always been and always will be a triple-A country.”

    Typical Marxist endgame propaganda. Namely that REALITY IS NOT REALITY. PERCEPTION IS REALITY. No matter what objective reality may show you, the only reality is what the state TELLS you it is. If we FEEL that we are still AAA, then we are still AAA and reality does not matter.

    THAT is when the DOW started to really tank. This is just about the single most terrifying thing that the market could possibly hear.

    (emphasis mine)

    http://barnhardt.biz

  • John Fembup

    “It took Barack Obama 3 days to come out and blame Congress ”

    Only 3 days??? Just goes to show how EASY this job is, being President – if you’re the right guy for the job, I mean. All our leader needs to do is

    Do a little Dance
    Make a little love
    Get down tonight
    Get down tonight

  • Taqiyyotomist

    #42 MrGoodWench

    Remember this?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VNu9xjUwPEk

    STEVE KROFT VO:

    ON THE SUBJECT OT THE AILING AUTOMOBILE INDUSTRY THE PRESIDENT SAID HE IS STILL COMMITTED TO HELPING GENERAL MOTORS AND CHRYSLER AVERT BANKRUPTCY, BUT HE SAYS THEY HAVE YET TO DEMONSTRATE THEY CAN REMAIN ECONOMICALLY VIABLE. AND THERE ARE MAJOR POLITICAL OBSTACLES.

    PRESIDENT OBAMA:

    I just want to say that– the only thing less popular than putting money into banks is putting money (LAUGHS) into the auto industry. So–

    STEVE KROFT:

    18 percent are in favor.

    PRESIDENT OBAMA:

    (LAUGHS) That’s–

    STEVE KROFT:

    Seventy-six percent against.

    PRESIDENT OBAMA:

    It– it– it’s not a high number.

    STEVE KROFT:

    You’re sitting here. And you’re– you are laughing. You are laughing about some of these problems. Are people going to look at this and say, “I mean, he’s sitting there just making jokes about (LAUGHTER) money–” How do you deal with– I mean, wh– explain –

    PRESIDENT OBAMA:

    Well–

    STEVE KROFT:

    –the mood and your laughter.

    PRESIDENT OBAMA:

    Yeah, I mean, there’s got to be–

    STEVE KROFT:

    Are you punch drunk?

    From, of all places:

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/03/22/obama-60-minutes-intervie_n_177854.html

    The laughter in the White House must be riotous today. We’re talking that sort of knee-slapping, side-hurting laughter, with a pause for breath and an attempt to maintain composure, then another bout, ending in tears and giggles.

    THAT is how much fun Obama and Co. are having, with each day’s stock market news.

    Things are going as planned, and the participants know it. They are giddy with glee.

  • tommy mc donnell

    the myth is right! harry, nancy pelosi, chucky boy, babs and diane, the CBC, john wayne kerry, and all the rest spent all the money that has the government in this deep debt. just forget the fact that they were doing what the myth wanted. american tass will.

  • MrGoodWench
  • darcy

    Interesting that he said, “I and the world’s investors agree.” Hmm, world’s investors. Is that a nod to his puppet master George Soros?
    Yeah. Everything is just peachy; the plan is working perfectly and is on schedule, the extraction of America’s wealth into the hands of the world’s richest thieves, all made possible by their “agents” in Washington.

  • kato

    Obama, Kerry, Reid, Pelosi, Schumer and on and on and on: They are liars, and they will say absolutely anything, no matter how patently dishonest, no matter how easily verifiable.

    Kerry sounds about as unhinged as Algore. But the most pathetic display belongs to the arrogant subprime blowhard in the White House who seems to think he can finesse any problem by reading a litany of lies from his teleprompter.

    Obama is a disgrace. He is the most unqualified, unpresidential president in our lifetime. He’s an arrogant liar, always taking credit for achievements that are not his and scapegoating others for problems that are largely his fault.

    Not since Nixon perhaps have we had such a mean-spirited president. One probably has to go back to Nixon as well to find another president who has such a long list of enemies, although in Obama’s case, the enemies are largely entire classes of people. In that regard, one would be advised to look at the Soviet Union for examples.

    Seriously, I can’t imagine anyone other than our uneducated and venal parasite class buying into this BS. (And they will vote for him almost unanimously in 2012, even the ones who are so infantilized that they can’t obtain an ID card. All they want is their Obama Money.)

  • kato

    I find it laughable that one of the biggest economic illiterates on the public stage should appear before us with sickening regularity to “teach” us about economics.

    What arrogance. What mendacity. What a subprime grifter.

  • elmo

    He needs to play 2 rounds of golf everyday until Nov 2012. Maybe the market will turn he if he would just STFU.

  • succotash

    We have a man-child running this country who has NO CREDIBLE past. We are not allowed to see his BC ,school records,grades,friends.no health records, nothing,zero,zip. We know that he has never run so much as a lemonade stand. It’s a proven fact that all he does is lecture us,lie to us
    and obfuscate. Never before in our history has this happened with any other President. Why now? We have been lied to by the media and we let it happen.Why do so many in this country want socialism instead of capitalism when it has failed every time it has been tried.He!! even Carter was at least a Governor and he did not hide his past.

  • bg

    ++

    MrGoodWench #42

    not to worry, those shovel ready jobs
    are looming ever closer and closer
    ..

    more here & here & here & here (scroll/
    follow links/ etc), as well as elsewhere..

    ==

  • RS

    This is why adjunct faculty don’t make the big leagues.

  • lizzy84
  • Neo

    S&P goes after the family jewels

    The downgrades of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac reflect their direct reliance on the U.S. government. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were placed into conservatorship in September 2008 and their ability to fund operations relies heavily on the U.S. government. In addition to the implicit support we factor into our ratings, the U.S. Treasury has demonstrated explicit support by providing these entities with capital quarterly, as necessary.

  • bg

    ++

    Old Fan #19

    yes, albeit laughable, it’s truly sad just how
    deep Democrats denials are rooted.. *sigh*

    ==

  • vagabond trader

    Tax hikes have been his endgame all along. Anyone chomping to hand more of their money over to the grabberment is welcome to write a check.

  • tommy mc donnell

    the myth does what the myth does because he is a marxist hell bent on destroying this evil country. at least he has a reason. every democrat in congress goes along with him out of party loyality even though they know it is the worst thing for the american people. they are worse then he is. it seems like party loyality is the number one quality one needs to get elected to congress.

  • Mad Hatter

    For anyone that you know who doesn’t want to blame Obama, remind them of what Obama has said in the past with these videos, especially the second one.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQBSTomBWls&feature=player_embedded

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=CRAMdUNo2Cg

  • Mad Hatter

    Ooops, I knew I forgot another Obama video that needs to be shown to the public since the Alinsky Media won’t show it.

    http://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2011/07/21/obama_2012_will_be_referendum_on_me.html

  • obfuscatenot

    The groundhog has stuck it’s head out of the hole, and has seen his shadow. Some more winter coming folks.

  • Eddie Willers

    Apparently the Market blames Obama’s policy’s or is there some other reason for the free fall that took place after he spoke?

    If this was a Corporation the board room would be having a no confidence vote this afternoon.

  • bg

    ++

    lizzy84 #56

    no.. but i swear to you he crossed my mind earlier today (almost posted
    asking if anyone had heard anything about Soros cashing in on this new
    “crisis” /s)..

    btw, as certain as i am that Obama et al (ie: Pelosi, Reid) is a Soros et
    al (ie: Gore, Turner) puppet, i am also certain Soros et al are puppets
    of the Elite powers that be, (ie: Rothschild, Rockefeller & Strong) who
    shall (more or less) remain nameless.. /up theirs sarc/

    ==

  • Big Muddy

    …….Obama said financial markets around the world “still believe our credit is triple-A. I and the world’s investor’s agree.”…….

    Unfortunately, Obama made this statement moments before locating the missing White House remote control (it was behind the cushion of the sofa, right where Joe Biden usually sits).
    After viewing (on MSNBC, of course) the bloodbath that Wall Street and other markets around the world were experiencing, he stated:
    “Freakin’ Tea Party!”.

  • Star Spangled

    Nothing new for President Oblame-ma !

  • bg

    ++

    Mad Hatter #61/62

    thanks..

    have you seen this??

    ==

  • mcc

    On that GM thing (thanks for the reminder, Taqiyy#46) —

    Here’s one who’s been telling it like it is since the ’09 Obama takeover. This woman deserves our respect and support:

    Michele Bachmann, “We Now Have a Total Gangster Government”:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=thR-lVuztIY&NR=1

  • gsk

    “President Barack Obama says the U.S. always is and always has been a triple-A country, despite its rating agency downgrade.”

    Of course. This is the generation of grade inflation, let’s not keep score, and “everyone’s a winner!” So if we think we’re AAA, dagummit, then we are!

  • tarpon

    Search the phrase “obama blames” everybody but me, I, it. See what it tells you about Obama.

  • Militant Conservative

    LOL, doesn’t matter who Obama blames.

    America KNOWS who to blame………Obama

    and democrats and RINOS.

    Powder is dry.

  • saveus

    the only stuff that is ready to shovel is coming from his mouth

  • WillofLa

    Obama knows exactly what he is doing and everything is going according to the plan. That’s why the Democrat leadership picked Obama for their candidate instead of Hillary. Remember what happened? Hillary was beating the crap out of Obama, then as it got to the primary vote was about to happen, Obama asked to talk to Hillary. They had their little meeting and when Hillary came out she looked rather down, and that’s when she went to the mic and told her supporters that she had lost, she gave up, she surrendered, she threw in the towel, she took off her gloves. How many more cliches do I need to come up with to show you that she made a deal with the Obama people. I knew she was going to loose when early on George Soros announced that he was going to pull his support from Hillary and give it to Obama. He had said back in 2004 that he owned the Democrat Party. And when I heard that I knew that he was going to take the Democrat party in the direction HE wanted it to go.

    Obama used his bully pulpet to announce that it was everybody else’s fault than his that the government was given a downturn in their credit rating, and we are nearer to defaulting. He is not going to give in, NEVER because he is the community organizer, Chicago thug politician, Marxist operative who has a agenda to bring this country to an end for all of it’s sins against the world. Like his statement that it’s not okay that we can live like we do and no one else in other countries can. He is right on schedule to do what he plans on doing.

    The Democrat Party is not the Democrat Party of JFK. It has been taken over by Communists and they are using it’s built up power base to do the things Democrats would never have approved of. Democrats have historically been for the “little man”. That means that Democrats have always tried to help people who were able to help themselves. To everyone else they wasted more money than was legal to do. That’s why the Roosevelt New Deal almost never got through the Supreme Court. He told the Court that if they didn’t pass the New Deal that he would empeach them all and put liberal judges in their place. He was really mad that they told him what he wanted to do was unconstitutional. He didn’t care. Like Democrats today, he was going to do whatever it took to get things done. That’s why Obama keeps talking about “moving forward”. That’s the direction they keep talking about that is their way of saying we want the country to move as far to the left as it can go. He doesn’t say straight ahead, he just says move forward. That could be any direction so long as you are looking ahead and not moving backwards.

  • myohmy

    The fact of the matter is the owrl has lost confidence with the President of the United State. Time for recall.

  • The President of the United States got on TV today and he rambled, he stuttered, he was *lost in space*, he made NO sense in his speech and he offered no words of confidence, and he was READING from the teleprompter, and he was still less than confident in his speech.

    Obama talked for several minutes and he blamed this money crisis on anything and everyone he could think of; the TEA Party, the GOP, Conservatives, the tsunami in Japan, the earthquakes in Japan, the recession that he came into in 2009 when he assumed office, read that as BLAME BUSH.

    Obama blamed the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and in that I can agree with him, we need to be GONE in both places.

    The only group that didn’t get blamed was Obama himself and his administration…imagine that!

  • bg

    ++

    tmc d #50

    re: [party loyalty]

    most of the *Dem leadership are no longer Democrats,
    they are Progressives aka: Greens aka: IslaMarxists..

    Obama, IslaMarxism & The Green Movement

    [.. Daniel ElIsberg to campus, publishing fact sheets compiled by
    interested faculty, and investigating the possible development of
    an interdisciplinary program in the Columbia curriculum dealing
    with peace, disarmament, and ‘world order. Tied in with such a
    thrust is the absence of what Don calls “a party line.”

    [..]

    Generally, the narrow focus of the Freeze movement as well as
    academic discussions of first versus second strike capabilities,
    suit the military-industrial interests, as they continue adding to
    their billion dollar erector sets. When Peter Tosh sings that
    “everybody’s asking for peace, but nobody’s asking for
    justice,”
    one is forced to wonder whether disarmament or arms
    control issues, severed from economic and political issues, might
    be another instance of focusing on the symptoms of a problem
    instead of the disease itself.]

    talk about skull & bones, the “community organizer” sure fixed those
    “party line” and “justice” problem didn’t he, oh wait, *they fixed it for
    him, or was that he corrected Hitlers problem, uhg.. /some times i get
    the good & bad guys/gals mixed up sarc/

    [please scroll, click on links./connecting links, thanks]

    ==

  • bg

    ++

    oops, typo.. re: #70

    was re: t mc d #60

    ==

  • donh

    Watched Obama while sitting in Midas waiting for my brakes to be fixed. No Midas touch with Obama. He was the usual comatose purple lipped morticion leaving the morgue after an all nighter….vacant any sence of proper emotion due times of grave events…made the massacre of our troops a closing footnote to his push for more welfare spending and tax hikes. I think he was on Demerol.

  • Nancy

    Ever notice with this guy it’s always someone else’s fault and the solution is always higher taxes? Talk about a broken record.

  • SeniorD

    It took three (3) days for the effete Puppet President, following the commands of his masters, to blame ANYONE ELSE.

    At this point, I would even vote for Hillary to get this inept clown and his Trust Fund Socialist Terrorists.

  • RL

    #72 & #73 – Gentlemen, please don’t give “them” any ideas about spinning this as the “new productivity”.

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  • DomesticGoddess

    WHO IS THIS POS WHO’S DESTROYING OUR GREAT COUNTRY?

  • WSG

    To be consistent, he should shift blame from Bush to the previous Congresses, since the office of President is obviously not responsible for any result.

  • mg4us

    As Gordone Bethune, former CEO of Continental Airlines who turned it around said in his book “From Worst to First”. . those that put you in a nose dive are not the ones who will get you out of it. . .

    Our Country is in a nose dive and we need real leaders to pull us out!!

    Meaning we need REAL CHANGE in Washington and in Congress. . .

    We need to keep reminding ourselves of the disgusting group we have as representatives now. Passing laws for us that they have not even read, not studying the impact they will have, all the “pork” included, acting like 12 year old juveniles on youtube, giving themselves their own pay raises, and now threatening ALL of us because they would not bite the bullet-fearing not getting reelected- to get us out of this financial mess they want to pass on to our grandchildren. I believe they do not deserve any retirement funds.

    ***Congressional Reform Act of 2011***

    1. No Tenure / No Pension.
    A Congressman collects a salary while in office and receives no pay when they are out of office.

    2. Congress (past, present & future) participates in Social Security..
    All funds in the Congressional retirement fund move to the Social Security system immediately. All future funds flow into the Social Security system, and Congress participates with the American people. It may not be used for any other purpose.

    3. Congress can purchase their own retirement plan, just as all Americans do..

    4. Congress will no longer vote themselves a pay raise. Congressional pay will rise by the lower of CPI or 3%.

    5. Congress loses their current health care system and participates in the same health care system as the American people.

    6. Congress must equally abide by all laws they impose on the American people.

    7. All contracts with past and present Congressmen are void effective 1/1/12.

    The American people did not make this contract with Congressmen. Congressmen made all these contracts for themselves. Serving in Congress is an honor, not a career. The Founding Fathers envisioned citizen legislators, so ours should serve their term(s), then go home and back to work.

    THIS IS HOW YOU FIX CONGRESS!!!!!

  • mg4us

    What part of Cut, Cap, and Balance does Obama not understand? (Reid, McConnell and Boehner too)

    Is obama THAT stupid?. . . . a by-product of affirmative inaction. . .

    Enact these three things immediately and regain/restore our AAA rating:
    1) CCB,
    2) Repeal of Obamacare, along with Dodd Frank Financial reform Act and Fannie Mae plus
    3) Drill, Baby, Drill– NOW,

    Or have Obama resign . . . along with Harry Reid and Pelosi (Schumer and Barney Frank too) would have the same effect of restoring our AAA rating!

  • gracepmc

    Party in Chicago, party in WDC, Camp David and Golf, Return to WDC, 3 days and 40 minutes late for 15 minute speech saying not his fault or responsibility, fundraising dinner and party tonight. Insufficient honor and mention of courageous SEALs killed in Afghanistan.

    Bus Tour still on. Priorities, priorities. Empty suit. Sucks the energy out of the country.

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  • MamaGrizzly

    Obama blaming Congress is classic Dictator-in-waiting talk. He hopes to disempower Congress, or declare Congress kaput because it is SO “dysfunctional.” Then HE comes to the rescue.

    Gag.

  • Blacque Jacques Shellacque

    He hopes to disempower Congress, or declare Congress kaput because it is SO “dysfunctional.”

    If hes does that, the pitchforks will be coming for him.

  • Molon Labe

    Vote for Obama in 2012. Make sure Barney Frank has a cuddle buddy in the White House.

  • don abernathy

    What a Dyck

    roflmao

  • Contessa61

    You certainly didn’t expect him to take any responsibility, did you?

  • Oldman

    People who voted Boehner into power have got
    What their want so now why do u blame Obame?

  • Mary

    Ah yes, the Great Healer was going to bring everyone together, no more politics as usual. Do you remember that they even tried to get the Inauguration moved up 4-6 weeks so he could fix the country? Office of President Elect. The balls. Yes, we have transparency…it’s crystal clear that BHO hates the USA.

  • burt

    You don’t really expect Obama and his Democratic friends to raise taxes on George Soros do you?
    Warren Buffet?
    Oprah Winfrey?

  • Oldman

    To me , no matter how u do u will
    Still have enemy.
    Even Reagan who a lot of America
    People admire today still have enemies!!
    Don’t judge a man by his coat but
    rather judge Obama at the end of
    His term.
    I know for sure some people just
    hate him b’cos of his coat , but let’s
    wait n see at the end of his job where
    Wonders will surprise the enemies!!

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