How awful.
The current President of the United States released his first campaign ad of the season last week. It is riddled with lies.
He’s hoping to win reelection by grossly distorting the truth.

Official Wire reported:

Citing a Brookings Institution study, Obama’s ad implies that he created 2.7 million clean energy jobs, and that the clean energy sector is growing rapidly. Investor’s Business Daily reveals the dishonesty here: those 2.7 million jobs already existed, and the quoted Brookings report makes it perfectly clear that the clean energy sector is growing more slowly (3.4% annually) than the national economy (4.2% annually).

Other sources paint a similar picture:

• The New York Post reported that new Clean Air Act regulations, which passed in the time since the article was published, “would jeopardize 251,000 jobs”; that an abrupt EPA ruling “directly threatens 1,500 employees” at Texas power plants; and that Obama’s “air-quality policies alone could force the retirement of up to 90,000 megawatts of coal power, and require $200 billion in retrofits by 2020.”

• The Defour Group warned that after a new, government-imposed 56 miles per gallon standard, the auto industry could lose 220,000 jobs by 2025.

• The Canadian Energy Research Institute estimated that the recently killed Keystone XL Pipeline would have created 179,000 American jobs by 2035.

• The House Energy and Commerce Committee website cited the statistics of Professor Joseph Mason of Louisiana State University: Obama’s Gulf of Mexico drilling ban will result in $4.4 billion in lost economic output and 19,000 in job losses.

Regardless of clean energy’s economic viability, no elected official should get away with misleading taxpayers and voters to this degree.

Obama’s hoping to lie his way into a second term. Disgusting.

 

 

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  1. Not surprising

  2. Liars to the left of me [Obama] Liars to the right [NEWT] We are royally screwed.

  3. Ye are of [your] father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it. Jhn 8:44

  4. Mary, it is your comparison that really scares me.

  5. Mary, exactly.
    So how do you figure out which liar you want running our once great nation?
    Craziness.
    Clearly not the biggest liar, but really wtf is the difference?

  6. Wall Street brokers and banking syndicate criminals all want green harmony…of another kind. Just say ‘No’ to AMNESTY for CRIMINAL BANKERS. Tell Barry not to give his assent to immunity in tonight’s SOTU:

    Bank Sweetheart Deal In Final Stages; Tell President Obama To Say ‘No’

    “We’re asking you to send an email to President Obama right now: reject the sweetheart bank settlement. Do not follow through with your plan to announce it in the State of the Union address Tuesday. Instead, investigate the banks that caused the housing crisis.

    http://www.ourfuture.org/blog-entry/2012010423/bank-sweetheart-deal-final-stages-tell-president-obama-say-no

  7. Obama is speaking to his people, the racist idiots who chant his name every 20 mins every day , those who mooch off the taxpayers and have discussions on such ethnically relevant subjects as
    ” disrespect” and ” yo mama” outside the liquor stores they hang out 20 hrs a day .
    Obama is speaking to marxists who hate our country as much as he does , and who have been working for more than a century to destroy USA.
    He is not even making an effort to speak to people like us.

  8. Who will call him on it and refute it to a big enough audience to overcome the initial lies?

    If it is told to 300 million people, and only 60 million people realize its a lie, well… they win. They don’t care how they achieve the win.

  9. ++

    January 20, 2012

    Crony Capitalism

    [The largest banks are actually bigger than they were when he took
    office. And earned more in the first two-and-a-half years of his term
    than they did during the entire eight years of the Bush administration.
    ]

    scroll down for a bit more..

    Crony Capitalism: vid/trans

    Crony Capitalism: definition

    The Enrich US Party.. /s/

    [Democrats beat the market by 73 basis points per month, compared
    to 18 for Republicans. That’s a rout anyway you look at it. Senators
    fare even better than house members.
    ]

    [Strict laws ban corporate executives from trading on their insider knowledge, but no restrictions exist for members of Congress. Lawmakers are permitted to keep their holdings and trade shares on the market, as well as vote on legislation that could affect their portfolio values.]

    “a tyranny of the elite”

    ==

  10. #6 January 24, 2012 at 12:52 pm
    Lillibet commented:

    *sigh* Congress caused the housing bubble by forcing banks to lend to people who lacked the resources to pay. President Bush made his first speech on the topic in January, the year he took office.

    http://wallstreetpit.com/22570-congress-pushed-the-u-s-central-bank-on-housing-bubble-says-greenspan

    “Mr. Greenspan, who led the Fed from 1987 to 2006, pointed out however, that making it easier for poorer Americans to get mortgages didn’t push the country into crisis. According to him, the abandonment of rational lending standards and Wall Street’s drive to package the loans into opaque securities helped do so.”

    In my opinion, “the abandonment of rational lending standards” was the only way for the banks to make the goals established for them by Congress, and the loan packages (backed by Congressional assurances) were a rational attempt to protect themselves from the hazards of nonpayment.

  11. “He’s hoping to win reelection by grossly distorting the truth.”

    Worked to get him elected in 2008, no reason to believe it won’t work again.

  12. A good write up about the fail of his ads can be found here

    http://wattsupwiththat.com/2012/01/24/president-obamas-very-dishonest-campaign-ad-regarding-energy/

    It goes into alot more details then the one you have posted.

  13. When has that man NOT lied?

  14. This is where the debates and the candidates should be POUNDING THIS JERKOFF OBAMA

    He will lie his entire way through the campaign.

    I would like for Newt to tell Obama…. Since you seem to know whats best for all insurance companies and car companies and solar companies…. Please do us all a favor and resign now and start your own health insurance company. Because you feel they are ripping people off and not doing whats best for the consumer you can do what you want to force them all to do volunarily and surely everyone would be knocking down your doors to buy from you becuase you are so freaking generous. Be sure to start this company with your own money and other liberal investors. You would be rich and doing great things for the country. You surely would be better at this than being a lame dick President.

  15. Good point Mary. The sad fact is that they are all, with the exception of one or two, big government spenders.

  16. http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/46074877/ns/meet_the_press-transcripts/#.Tx8B8SNWoU8

    “FMR. REP. GINGRICH: …wait a second, wait a second, David. David, you know better than that. I was not a lobbyist, I was never a lobbyist, I never did any lobbying. Don’t try to mix these things up. The fact is I was an adviser strategically and if you look at the only thing ever published by Freddie Mac I said, “You need more regulations.” If you look at the only article ever written about my talking to the Congress it was in The New York Times in July of 2008 and I said, “Do not give them any money.” Now I opposed giving money to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. I think they both should be broken up into four or five much smaller companies. And I’ve long felt that. And so I think that to jump from one to the other is simply wrong.”

    http://www.ketv.com/r/22971726/detail.html Smaller banks thrive – 2010
    “”They’re not suffering the delinquencies, the defaults that the bigger banks are suffering,” said Creighton University professor Dr. Ernie Goss.

    Small banks thrive below regulators’ radar
    Boast “cleaner business models’ than their bigger brethren
    http://www.investmentnews.com/article/20120122/REG/301229981

    “Unlike their plus-size brethren, many of which gained notoriety during the 2008-09 financial meltdown, smaller banks tend to be unencumbered by questionable assets or complicated product lines. That has allowed them to operate, if not thrive, just below regulators’ radar.”

  17. and where are trhe republican rebuttals to the lies that the mooslime is spewing??????????? nobody has the balls to speak the truth….

  18. #12 January 24, 2012 at 1:11 pm
    robotech master commented:

    Thanks for the link!

  19. ++

    valerie #10 January 24, 2012 at 1:04 pm

    quite correct..

    however, that Banks are in bed with Obama
    et al (ie: Dodd-Frank) is simply undeniable..

    March 22, 2005

    Billion-Dollar Scandal Not Ready for Prime Time Scandal

    [Gasparino agreed: “Right. It’s not related to George Bush. Franklin Raines, I believe, is a Democrat. So there is a degree here – because I’ve heard journalists talk about this – that hey, this is – there’s politics on the part of the Republicans. That’s why they’re beating up on Fannie Mae, which may be true. But, at the same time, this is a huge story, and it’s going overlooked.”

    Sadly, this perception of political correctness is out of touch with reality. According to a September 2003 report by a GSE watchdog group, Fannie Mae Policy Focus, Fannie lags far behind the market in facilitating housing for minority and first-time buyers. As a matter of fact, the GSEs buy less than 10 percent of private sector loans to first-time African-American and Hispanic purchasers. Moreover, Fannie and Freddie acquired “more loans made to absentee landlords, vacation homes, and second mortgages than first-time homebuyer loans,” according to the report.

    It appears that very little of the implicit taxpayer subsidy to the GSEs is fulfilling that politically correct dream. This failure, compounded by an accounting scandal, should be red meat for story-driven TV journalists. As the analysis proves, that hasn’t been the case.]

    Burning Down The House: What Caused Our Economic Crisis?

    INSIDE JOB Official Trailer in HD!

    October 11, 2010

    Barack Obama And Wall Street: 6 Prominent
    Bankers And Their ‘Unholy Alliance’ (photos)

    [Conventional wisdom has it that Wall Street is the ultimate bastion of free-market capitalism and that the big bankers are, of course, diehard Republicans, red to the core. But the truth is far from that: Many of the leaders of the world's financial firms are as liberal as they come. As attorney and political strategist Jack Burkman explains, "People tend to associate Republicans with Wall Street, but the truth is, it's the Democrats that are in bed with the Street. And that's certainly true with Obama. He's been in bed [with them] from the beginning. And that was crucial to his victory. Without Wall Street’s initial support he doesn’t have credibility … No doubt about it. Without Wall Street, Obama would not be in power today.”]

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  20. ++

    btw re: #19 January 24, 2012 at 1:32 pm bg

    and lets not forget Barack Obama & Penny Pritzker were two of the
    more prominent architects behind the subprime mortgage initiative so
    to speak..

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