When, where and most of all - HOW? - did one nation devolve such a wasteful and divisive politics?
How did America's founders, for many of us our ancestral trespassers, this land's first illegal immigrants, breed today's bitterly divided citizenry?
A Simple Answer ( MONEY DOES BUY ELECTIONS )
In 2006 we the people (WTP) VOTED, result of which was a Democrat controlled House and Senate ( Congress). The Bush recession started in Dec 2007 and ended in June 2009. In 2009 President elect Barak Obama took office with a super majority ( filibuster proof control ) of Congress. For 2 years, 2009-2010, the Democrats had 100% control of the government. The Republicans were not in charge of ANY LEGISLATION until they won the House in 2011.The leadership control score card reads: Senator Reid 2007-2012 ( 6yrs.), Speaker Pelosi 2007-2010 (4yrs, ) , President Obama 2009-2010 ( 4 years ). Summing it up is that the Democrats have had 2/3s control of the government since 2007-2012 (6yrs ). The Republicans have had 1/3rd control of the government ( the House ) since 2011-2012 ( 2 yrs )
Next time you hear the President say he inherited a mess, next time Obama blames the Republicans for holding up jobs bills, know that Obama is distorting the truth. The winners blaming the losers, that don’t sound right, how could that be TRUE? In Washington today, right is wrong and wrong is right?
Have you EVER once heard President Obama expose Senator Reid for not voting on 30 JOBS bills passed in the House waiting for Senate’s approval or rejection. http://www.majorityleader.gov/JobsTracker/
THE NEXT QUESTION should be, does the President and his party deserve 4 more years of abusing the Constitution and the laws of the land?
by ixwa7 years ago
When was it that the American People have been so Angry at a President as they do President Obama?
by Susan Reid5 years ago
Word of the day seems to be MANDATE.As it, Obama's winning of a second term does not constitute a MANDATE.What does that mean?Does Obama have a mandate?Or does he not have a mandate?
by Grace Marguerite Williams2 years ago
Has the United States become better or worse since President Obama and why?
by ahorseback6 years ago
News flash; The entire U.S. govenment , the President , Congress , and Senate has been Fired ! ~The American public finally has awakened itself from it's Rip Van Winkle slumber of partisan rhetoric ,...
by Xenonlit5 years ago
The Republicans will not get away with this "Better off than four years ago" business. They already said that they will do anything to bring down the government and the first Black president. Apparently, they...
by Nathan Orf5 years ago
When the Soul-Searching is over...How long will it take for Republicans to accept the fact that they lost the 2012 election, and start compromising for the good of the nation?
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