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One President got in office around the time when our economy was collapsing. THe other didn't.


Once again you are wrong. When Bush II took office we were already in a recession. Before he could get legislation passed to address it, 9/11 happened. During that time Unemployment rose a max of 6.3% (June 2003). It's taken the current President almost 4 years just to get it back down to 7.8%, and that lasted for only one month before jumping back up. Not only that, but there's absolutely nothing on the horizon that is projecting a drop in Unemployment anytime soon.

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The Senate was controlled by the GOP for about 6 of the 8 years Reagan was in office.


You're right, I was bled some of GBI's years in there. My bad.

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You just got busted spouting nonsense about who controlled the Senate when Reagan was President.


And unlike you, Priscilla, I am man enough to admit when I make a mistake.

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If you want to blame Obama for spending the past 4 years, the Reagan and Bush get credit for the debt in the 80's and Bush in the earlier part of this decade. You have to decide because the GOP is complicit in this debt situation no matter how sensitive you are to those charges.


Absolutely Reagan and Bush are complicit in the debt during the 80's. Just as GWB is complicit for the debt during his terms. But all of their deficit spending together still fall short of Obama's deficit spending.

For the mathematically challenged, Reagan+BushI+BushII = -4T in deficit spending over 20 years. Obama = -5T in only 4 years. It's yours, Tammy. Own it.






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guess my sin today is giving you and Rex too much credit. The "given" in this is that if people get off of public assistance, they then get jobs and begin contributing to society instead of just taking from it.


That's not a given.


It is unless you are purposely looking for it to not be, Janet.

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So to spoon-feed it to you, Janice, the Contract With America got people off public assistance and got them into jobs


It got them off assistance, yes.


I guess Clinton fudged the Unemployment numbers and the reason for why it happened then? Because he suuuuuuuure took credit for doing it and basing a lot of it on his signing of the Welfare Reform package into law. Ya know, the package he swore multiple times he would never sign, until it became THE election issue in his 1996 re-election campaign. The one that was a major part of the Contract With America. That one, Tina, that one.






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nce again you are wrong. When Bush II took office we were already in a recession


We were not on the verge of economic collapse

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taken the current President almost 4 years just to get it back down to 7.8%, and that lasted for only one month before jumping back up. Not only that, but there's absolutely nothing on the horizon that is projecting a drop in Unemployment anytime soon.


Not Obama's fault.

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And unlike you, Priscilla, I am man enough to admit when I make a mistake.


I don't make mistakes

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Absolutely Reagan and Bush are complicit in the debt during the 80's. Just as GWB is complicit for the debt during his terms. But all of their deficit spending together still fall short of Obama's deficit spending.


And that's why the GOP has no credibility when talking about debt and spending.

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yours, Tammy. Own it.


Sorry, the American voters are coming to their senses and realizing that the GOP is to blame for much more of the situation than they will ever admit. They know everything can't be democrats fault all of the time. And if the GOP continues to stay stuck in the 80's, it will cost you power and influence as the years go by.

Obama says hi from the Oval office



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It is unless you are purposely looking for it to not be, Janet.


It's not a given.

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guess Clinton fudged the Unemployment numbers and the reason for why it happened then?


Maybe

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Ya know, the package he swore multiple times he would never sign, until it became THE election issue in his 1996 re-election campaign. The one that was a major part of the Contract With America. That one, Tina, that one


Yep, was a major staple of the GOP's war on the poor. Getting them off assistance doesn't mean they are doing better than when they are on it.

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We were not on the verge of economic collapse


We were once 9/11 hit, but it was averted. Good leadership does that.

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Not Obama's fault.


His Presidency, his fault. Just like any other President. It's yours so own it, Mary.

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And that's why the GOP has no credibility when talking about debt and spending.


Funny how you cut off the part where Obama -in only 4 years- has spent more deficit Dollars than all 3 of them in their combined 20 years in order to make your point. Keep dodging, Helen.

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Sorry, the American voters are coming to their senses and realizing that the GOP is to blame for much more of the situation than they will ever admit. They know everything can't be democrats fault all of the time. And if the GOP continues to stay stuck in the 80's, it will cost you power and influence as the years go by.


Obama has presided over more deficit spending than the last 3 Republican Presidents combined. But keep repeating that false mantra while you run and dodge, Barbara. Maybe one day you'll find some sucker ignorant enough to believe it.

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Obama says hi from the Oval office


Tell him I said hi and to stop killing our economy with his failing economic policies.






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It is unless you are purposely looking for it to not be, Janet.

It's not a given.


Only in your I-must-win-at-any-costs-because-my-fragile-ego-can't-handle-being-wrong fantasy land, Connie.

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Yep, was a major staple of the GOP's war on the poor. Getting them off assistance doesn't mean they are doing better than when they are on it.


War on the poor? lol! That's cute, Molly. You can't defend your stance with facts so you devolve to catch-phrases in order to obfuscate from your party's utter failure to lift the poor out of poverty through government assistance while the GOP's efforts gets them out of poverty by making sure the economy has jobs to support them.

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Obama says hi from the Oval Office


You've said that before, Polly, and it was amusing the first time. It was even amusing the first time you said it to me. It was cute at first but was never really good and now it's just played out, just like your party's make-people-more-dependent-on-the-government philosophy.






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Rocket


I'm going to bed now, Regina. I have a job that pays me well and I have to pay taxes on so you can whisper "buy my vote with more free stuff" to the President on your Obamaphone tonight. Sleep well, Princess.



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