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Does anyone in Washington realize that America is broke and Americans are suffering? Where are the jobs?
"WASHINGTON – In a take-it-or-leave-it gesture, the Senate voted Thursday night to reject more than $20 billion in domestic spending the House had tacked on to its $60 billion bill to fund President Barack Obama's troop surge in Afghanistan.
Instead, the Senate returned to the House a measure limited chiefly to war funding, foreign aid, medical care for Vietnam War veterans exposed to Agent Orange, and replenishing almost empty disaster aid accounts."
Now I realize that there is some "Good" in paying veterans, but when is this bullshit war going to end? All this is doing is bilking Americans.
Remember when Obama was against this war... oh yeah, back when he was making promises to get elected.
Obama = FAIL
Unfortunately, we as Americans have pretty much failed in caring for our vets , right across the board, I wouldn't mind any tax increase for vet care, For instance in years past doctors have told vets "yup , you show agent orange symptoms , but the gov. doesn't do anything for it..........sorry. We can't associate " money for war' with veterans care. they are separate. Veterans care is "in the toilet "..........
Like the recession, the wars were started by Bush.
The recession started in Dec. of 2007, that's a fact not an accusation.
Check this out, if the report is in error maybe you can clarify.
Here is the score card
Bush and a Republican Congress 2000 to 2006 unemployment 4.6%
Bush and a Democrat controlled Congress 2007 to 2008
unemployment went from 4.6% to 6.5%
Obama and a *super majority Democrat Congress 2009,2010
unemployment now 9.5% plus in many areas of the country
*Super majority = result minority has 0 power to make legislation or approve legislation
Obama appeared on (7/19/10 ) in the rose garden, told the public more half truths about the bill to extend unemployment benefits, closed the speech and walked off the dais without giving answers to questions from the media. wonder why ?
President Barak Obama again brought up how and what he inherited from the previous administration. Some how he forgets that the Democrat party was in control (he was a member of the Senate too ) of the economy for Bush’s last 2 years ( not 4 years ). Obama spoke of the Bush tax cuts that are due to expire this year saying that the Republicans want to extend them. That’s another fallacy by this president, the minority Republicans have 0 control over the tax cuts hence to keep them or let them expire is totally the responsibility of President Barak Obama and the majority ( can pass all legislation without the need for a Republican vote ) Democrat Congress.
Note, if Obama allows the Bush tax cuts to expire he will break another campaign promise not to raise taxes on the middle class. It’s a pity that our president can’t stand on his own record of arrogance, inexperience and ineptness.
Let's not forget that with the Bush/Republican tax cuts , the treasury received the most collections ever. Apparently allowing the taxpayers to keep some of their money before the government got it was a better move in the Bush recession inherited from the Clinton years. Clinton was the president that balanced the budget and left with a projected 10 year surplus, all with the Republicans in control of congress ( funny how Clinton took all of the credit ).
The facts (true facts ) speak for themselves. Try some Fox ( Faux ) ‘’ FAIR and BALANCED ‘’ and WE REPORT, YOU DECIDE ‘’.
Wrong. Obama campaigned on sending more troops to Afghanistan, probably against his better judgment, certainly against mine.
I agree we need to take care of Vets. And the best way to do that is to stop creating new ones.
In recent years, NCI’s budget has been relatively flat, averaging approximately $4.86 billion per year over the past 3 years and $4.81 billion per year over the past 6 years.
Half a million Americans suffer and die from Cancer each year. And the Federal Government funds the National Cancer Institute with less than $5 Billion per year. The war in Afghanistan is sucking $4 Billion a month.
My suggestion is for society to put into place politicians whose priorities are improving the quality of life not destroying life for profit.
by fishskinfreak20089 years ago
So President Obama's approval rating after one month is...only 68%. Our expectations of him on Inauguration night were too high. His approval rating back on Jan. 20 was around 80%.
by Stacie L6 years ago
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by fishskinfreak20087 years ago
Web-site/URL: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Firsttime … 8.html?x=0Obviously, this is yet another sign that we are NOT fully on the way to recovery yet.
by TMMason7 years ago
Earlier today, The Blaze reported on the bi-partisan lawsuit that congressional members filed this week against the White House. Now, President Barack Obama’s administration is speaking out, claiming that the War...
by Evan G Rogers6 years ago
Why aren't liberals angry at Obama for 1) not closing Guantanamo2) expanding our wars3) executing US civilians without trials4) ignoring Congress to pass legislation through executive orders5) not leaving Iraq according...
by zzron6 years ago
Maybe the word hate is a little strong. So why do people dislike President Obama and the way he is running the country? Are you an Obama fan? Yes, no, what is your opinion of Obama and his policies?
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