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The One Term Proposition
He Had It Right...
Remember before the last presidential election when Obama had no record to speak of and many of us were scouring wherever we could search to find out just who this guy is, was and where he came from? As more is revealed through time even his books are so peppered with fantasy and mythology that even his continued supporters look stupid believing some of his supposed history. Before he hid in the political shadows and voted "Present" most of the time so he left no fingerprints about his political leanings. Being the President of this nation doesn't allow you to continue to get away with such conduct because everywhere you go you are usually wired for sound, as are the rooms you are in. So now we have him on record and one thing he said we need to hold him to - one term.
"I Will Be Held Accountable..."
"A year from now", in his words, he was still intent on shoving Obamacare down our throats rather than concentrating on the economy of the nation. He spent the first 18 months of his only term trying to leave a "legacy" rather than fixing what he said he could fix and has not done so. That's what you get when you elect a community organizer who surrounds himself with elite, academic eggheads who don't know how things really work outside the classroom where they usually reside.
He has been in the campaign mode since he was elected. That is what he knows and probably the only thing he knows. A lot of talk with very little action other than to shift the blame for his own shortcomings and abysmal record he surely can't run on are now the order of the day. Move from "The Great Uniter" to "The Great Demonizer" in one fell swoop. So the theme now is to resort to lies and scapegoating to deflect the truth. The truth is the Obama presidency has been a failure, a complete flop and a huge mistake, the ultimate in political con game theater.
Never Thought I'd See It But Now I Do!
Ever notice how Obama moves the end zone when he's fumbling the tax payer's ball. This is what you seem to hear right now. "They," whoever that is, want us to return to huge tax cuts for the wealthy, more wars and even more debt. Now think about that for more than a second and reflect on the last 3 plus years. Those are supposedly the same policies that caused the recession. Really? Things were fairly stable until around 2006 and then what happened? No big mystery that a Democratically controlled Congress took over the fiscal reins and held them until January of 2011. That seems so easy to overlook and the Obama clan has a short memory. Plus don't overlook the fact that about 50% of the working population of our nation pays not one thin dime of income tax.
So you saw the video and now you're hearing something entirely different. Kind of "Jimmie Carteresque" don't you think. That is for those who had to actually live through that torturous time. So get this. Rather than it be are we better off than we were four years ago being the gauge we use to weigh Obama it now shifts to whether we are better off now than if he had not been elected as the CEO of this nation. That's one hell of a yardstick to try to use since that particular event did not happen. What would have happened if he hadn't been is the economy would not have fallen under the Keynesian economic theories that his advisers drug like used baggage into the White House. So lets pull out the Obama "hope and change" crystal ball and speculate once again? I don't think so.
He got too many of you the first time. So you're going to let him continue to pull the con, just a different version, the second time around. This is the longest running recession in the past 50 years. That isn't his fault I'm sure. How about unemployment. He threw $1 trillion of our tax dollars at it promising it wouldn't rise above 8%. It rose well above that and hasn't been below 8% since. And he wants more stimulus spending? He is now known as The Food Stamp President and rightfully so. So he achieved his goal of making more people dependent on the government. That has to be a plus in the column right? What a stellar achievement!
Lets examine energy needs and prices. He has undermined domestic oil production and squandered our tax dollars chasing windmills and all sorts of green what nots. That's called political payback and has nothing to do with an effective energy policy. Carter had a better policy and he didn't really have one. Gas prices are up dramatically because of his failure to institute a sound energy policy that will provide needed jobs, greater domestic output and lower prices at the pump. His energy secretary stated the objective of rising to the European standards of 8-9 dollar a gallon prices. No thanks Obama and we don't need skyrocketing electricity prices either.
No Cap & Trade? Just Use The EPA To Sidestep Congress
Then we have Obamacare which is still the great unknown. How much is that fiasco really going to cost us? We know the CBO keeps jacking up the number as we get to "see what is in the bill." He said he was going to fix the economy. He said that and has done everything to avoid that task since he took office. Nobody should really care who did what, when and how. That's not fixing the problem and Obama is very good at finger pointing and incredibly recalcitrant now that he knows he couldn't fix the curtain rods in the White House without Moochelle's help.
5 trillion dollars in new debt and counting and what do we have to show for it? I'll tell you what we have. We have 5 trillion in new debt that someone is going to have to pay for. We don't need more dependency on the government or heaping on of regulations written by pencil pushing bureaucrats trying to justify their existence. We need for the federal government to get the heck out of our way and our livelihoods.
More wars and more debt are Obama's gig and that is what we've seen in his short tenure. Lets just keep it real and finally start holding Obama, and all other politicians for that matter, accountable. That's what he said in that first video and that's what we need to do. Then continue to do just that from this point forward. We can't afford not to.
The Frog Prince