Obama: “This is not class warfare, it’s math.” Pretty good line.
He goes on:
“Nobody wants to punish success in America. What’s great about this country is our belief that anyone can make it and everybody should be able to try -– the idea that any one of us can open a business or have an idea and make us millionaires or billionaires.”
So this is Obama’s America. Where you, too, can make it to the top and have the president contemptuously and publicly berate you almost daily as he looks more and more like a maniac.
Transcript of 9/19/11 remarks in the Rose Garden: http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2011/09/19/remarks-president-economic-growth-and-deficit-reduction
Posted: 09.20.11 @ 12:26 a.m.
#10: Thou shalt not covet.
The U.S. Senate, in an unusual procedure, cleared the way Thursday for the U.S. to lift its borrowing authority by $500 billion to $15.19 trillion, enough to keep the support federal government borrowing through late January or early February.
The action came under an unusual legislative procedure spelled out under the August agreement to raise the U.S. debt ceiling and avoid a U.S. credit default. In a 52-45 vote, the Senate blocked an attempt by Republicans to slow down the process that will result in the $500 billion debt-ceiling increase.
I guess it’s just a coincidence they passed this $500 billion increase yesterday just in time to cover Obama’s $447 billion phoney jobs plan.
Posted: 09.09.11 @ 12:04. p.m.