What In The World Will Obama Say Next?
Thank Obama Google & Facebook
Take Credit Where Credit Is Due...
I almost fell out when I read the headline. This is what it said: Obama: ‘Google, Facebook Would Not Exist’ Without Government Funding. Well I'll be, and I bet he believes that Al Gore invented the internet too! A companion article ran on the same page about how one of the founders of Facebook is frightened about the future of the internet because of the government. You see according to this big government, socialist mentality Democrat the government is responsible for everything, and all innovation, that occurs in the private sector. Sometimes I wonder if Obama still has that coke spoon on a gold chain around his neck where we can't see it.
I wonder what Steve Jobs thinks about Obama's claim? All the techie gurus in the nation must be shaking their head in amazement that such a stupid statement is made by the President of our country.
Lets place the remark to where it was said and why. He was out on the campaign fund raiser trail he's never been off of it since January of 2009 and was being critical of the Republican budget penned by Paul Ryan, passed by the House of Representatives then sent to the US Senate where Harry Reid will never allow any budget bill to come to the floor. He was in a pout because Ryan's budget would cut research. You see Obama doesn't believe anything needs to be cut in the way of his pattern of excessive spending. His proposed budget increased spending. Has anyone told him we're broke and one of the primary reasons is the sheer size of the federal money munching monster?
Maybe what he should be doing instead of fund raising and dishing out more empty rhetoric is to be in the nation's Capitol being a leader. Looking at the mess he has created he needs to attend Leadership 100 and work up from there. It appears that one of the criteria of being elected is to raise a billion dollars and leadership be damned.
Picture Of The Debt Monster Taken Recently
Obama went on to say Ryan’s budget would gut “an advanced, responsible society.” Now I have to also question that statement because just how much responsibility has he displayed in creating an additional $6 trillion in debt in such a short amount of time? Who does he expect to repay that money? It is going to fall on the shoulders of our children, their children and their children's children. And I am to believe that is responsible conduct? He is intent of continuing to spend money that we, the US tax payer, do not have for him to spend.
Oh he went even further, this President who doesn't have a clue on the founding of this nation and the attitude and abilities of those who began this great nation. He thinks like this, "The 'vision' portrayed by the Ryan budget is of an America where everybody is fending for themselves, a few are doing very well at the top, and everybody else is struggling to get by.' What has made America great is our ability to innovate and create, take care of ourselves and our families (he calls it fending for yourself), and the opportunity to rise to the "top" if you are willing to do the work to get there. This nation is known as "The Land of Opportunity." Has he forgotten that? Of course, I don't think he's ever really held a "real job" in his life. In case Obama has failed to notice, his "everybody else" are right now struggling because his lack of effective policies and bankrupting of our nation. He forgot to mention that.
Smoke & Mirrors Man
The Distortionist-in-Chief also stated the following, “the government is shrunk to the point where things that we take for granted as a society -- as an advanced, responsible society -- are gutted: education, science and research, early childhood education, caring for our environment, looking after our veterans, keeping up with our infrastructure, rebuilding our roads and our bridges so that they’re safe, food safety laws, our capacity to enforce basic consumer protections. All of this is shrunk to the point of near invisibility.”
Let me see here. Obama is "supposedly" a constitutional scholar. Actually he was a guest lecturer at the Chicago University College of Law and by no means a professor or associate for that matter. That is a fabrication on his resume. He appears to be totally fabricated. If that was so he would know that the US Constitution defines the role of the federal government as being "limited." The way things are going with his executive orders and signing statements he doesn't want to adhere to the basic principles found in our founding law.
Not Funny But We're Heading In That Direction
The facts are that we do indeed need to cut spending. We can't afford to be everyone's Nanny. Historically that has never worked. Obama has a tendency to rewrite history to his own liking. We can no longer afford for our federal government to be everything to everybody. That was never intended to be the role of the federal government in the first place. This nation was founded as a Republic where it was power down to the lowest level, not the opposite of that.
Looking at the National Debt Clock recently we all might be better off if the federal government was reduced to a level of near invisibility. It is the people of this nation, :We, the People...," who have made this nation great, not some money munching federal bureaucracy who is intent of soaking the citizens of this nation in the form of higher taxes in order to continue spending money that we cannot afford to spend. Our greatness can be measured many times over by the spirit of the people, not by the size and wastefulness of having an over reaching Nanny. Our nation has endured many times in recent decades despite the federal government, not because of it.
The Sign Of The Times
Obama refuses to make the tough choices needed to curb, then cure, the mounting federal deficit. He seems to give lip service to it only and doesn't take the lead in doing what most people know needs to be done. But then he is an advocate of a bigger and bigger federal government that wants to control every facet of our lives. His policies have stymied an economic recovery that should have already occurred. Just the costs in jobs lost is too high a price to pay for his Keynesian approach to economics. We went through the same failed economic policies with Jimmie Carter and Obama is making him look like a choir boy.
There is nothing wrong with dreaming to be successful. The key to being successful is having the drive and motivation to get out there and do the work that is necessary to succeed. No Mr. Obama, it isn't the government that created Facebook and Google, or even allowed them to happen. It was the innovative spirit and determination of some rather fine entrepreneurs who made that happen. Maybe even despite the actions of the federal government. I guarantee you that our Founding Fathers and Obama are at opposite ends of the spectrum about the role of the federal government in our lives.
Lest We Not Forget Reality
It's now time to buck up and do what is necessary to right our fiscal ship. You really can't have your cake and eat it too, despite any way Obama wants to spin it. When the cookie jar is empty it is empty. Obama wants to keep dishing out the goodies when the jar is empty. How is that supposed to work? Then for how long can it last?
The Frog Prince