Let me just highlight some of my favorite quotes from Barack Obama on This Week with George Stephanopoulos. I for one was very relieved that they discussed the real crisis here in America – what dog to buy for the girls. Sorry I couldn’t help myself. On that point, has anyone noticed that the Obama family are looking at some of the elite, designer type dogs? What happened to a rescue mutt?
Here is quote 1: “And it’s going to take some time to fix it. But what we tried to do was put forward a plan that says let’s act boldly, let’s act swiftly. Let’s not only provide a jumpstart to the economy and immediately or save 3 million jobs, but let’s also put a down payment on some of the structural problems that we have in our economy.” Did you catch that down payment part? One trillion is a down payment!
Quote #2: “Well, let’s look at the package as a whole, the bulk of the package is direct government spending. And here are a few things we’re going to do. We’re going to alternative energy production. We are going to weatherize 2 million homes. We are going to create a much more efficient energy system.” Well, at least he is honest about what this stimulus is – spending.
Quote #3: “I think we can create a new green economy. And that’s going to be one of the keys to the 21st Century.” A green economy is a failing economy. Coal bankrupt means America bankrupt. Mercury filled lightbulbs means poison in our homes and landfills(does anybody believe that people are going to recycle these bulbs?). Fees and fines bankrupt America businesses. Obama economy = failure.
Quote #4: “And so then the question becomes, do tax cuts also provide a stimulus? Do they also help? And they may not help as much as some of the direct spending projects do, but they still provide a stimulus, especially if they are targeted towards people who are really in need.” Said like the perfect Marxist. Tax cuts may help?! And for those really in need?! They don’t pay taxes – you’re giving them welfare. This guy is such an idiot and I cannot believe he will be in charge of our economy.
Quote #5: “We can’t set up a situation where we’re adding to the structural deficit over the long-term. We can’t have waste and abuse in it. We can’t have earmarks in it.” My God, has he even read his own package? Talk about earmarks. And we’re not adding to the structural deficit?! I am almost positive that he said that we have to ignore the deficits at a time like this.
George called Obama on the earmarks thing and pointed one out that is some kind of museum in Las Vegas and Obama said that he would prefer [Quote #5]: “You know, I would prefer spending money on things like making sure that all federal buildings are energy efficient so the taxpayers are saving money over the long-term.” I laugh everytime he states this idea because who believes that energy efficient buildings are really going to make a difference. Especially when discussing trillions of dollars in bailouts and spending. Are we idiots? We must be because our incoming President obviously thinks so.
Quote #6: When asked about how Obama will deal with a certain conflict with Iran he said, “And we are going to have to take a new approach. And I’ve outlined my belief that engagement is the place to start. That the international community is going to be taking cues from us in how we want to approach Iran. And I think that sending a signal that we respect the aspirations of the Iranian people, but that we also have certain expectations in terms of how a international actor behaves, is…Well, I think a new emphasis on respect and a new emphasis on being willing to talk, but also a clarity about what our bottom lines are.” Yes, let’s make sure we show the terrorists respect. I feel safer already.
Quote #7: “We are going to close Guantanamo and we are going to make sure that the procedures we set up are ones that abide by our constitution. ” If you listened to my predictions radio show you know I think this is a huge mistake. How can we afford to lose our only base between Cuba/Venezuela/Russia and our homeland?
Everytime Barack Obama opens his mouth I feel as though I am falling further down the rabbit hole. He opens up a little more each time anf slowly reveals his ultimate plans. And most of them are not good for America.