rikitikitavi,how hard it it to cut entitlements? ask your
provincial government who instead of cutting entitlements is going to institute
a sales tax that will bleed citizens for years.the president is
undoubtedly the elected target of our country, however he is not responsible for
the votes in congress that control the purse strings of our country. At Hill AFB studies show they can cut over $4-$34 million (depending on which
study you choose to follow) a year without hurting the service they render.We have congressmen from Utah serving in Washington who know the country
is fiscally unsound yet each of them ask the government for more money annually
to fund Hill. They go there expecting others to cut this or that, knowing they
can save the country at least $400,000- $3,500,000 monthly and they they say
"we need more funding for Hill"Until we get integrity from
our own elected officials, we should not cast stones at the president or other
federal officials. The federal rules have beeen laid out for decades, I wish
those we elected would play by a higher law or a different set of rules.sadly they don't
It's complicated???? Get real..how complicated is cutting entitlements?
How complicated is cutting spending?
After a divisive and battering election, republicons would turn their vaunted
communication skills toward conciliation and unification?Never.
More of Barama Bull is what I heard. I turned it off before my whole house
smelled like the Stock Yards.
Every dollar spent by government comes out of the private sector. Obama can not
decrease the debt by increasing public spending. If he understood double-entry
bookkeeping, he would know that every expenditure must be assigned to an income
account or to debt. Nothing stays in limbo.There are few of us who
haven't dreamed of buying things that we can't afford, but most of us
are wise enough to not spend that money, money that we don't have and money
that we're not likely to have. Obama is different. He has no qualms about
spending money that he doesn't have.The true State of the Union
is that we are in dire circumstances mostly because inept politicians have
ignored their authorized duties and done things that they have no right doing.
Obama is not the first, but he is certainly the worst. He flaunts his
disrespect of the citizens and of the nation. If he ever keeps his
oath of office to protect and defend the Constitution, he will have to change
his course 180-degrees.
I wouldn't call it complicated. I would call it dull and repetitive....oh
and very predictable. Can't change a Zebra's stripes. Can't
change a committed leftist's ideology.
Every dollar gov't takes comes out of your pocket? Maybe so, but a lot of
those dollars produce a lot more dollars, as in federally subsidized research,
education, and infrastructure, the kinds of things Democrats invest in. Every
dollar Republicans take for wars is well and truly LOST.
"Only 12 percent of those that liked the speech were Republican." Is
that supposed to be a surprise in a time when politics are as contentious as
they are today? I expect that the Republican establishment will want to find
out the names of those "RINO"s so that they can be banished from the
party. I liked the commentary since it was balanced with both likes and
dislikes which would lead one to conclude that the world is not painted only in
black or white...it is a mix of many colors. PS. Chris - you forgot
to mention that the President:Got the price of
gas down to a level that only Newt Gingrich
was willing to promise! (You seem only to be able to
write with lots of white space between words, so I am assuming you read the same
Slowest spending in decadesAnnualized growth of federal spendingReagan ’82-85---8.7Reagan ’86-87---4.9Bush I
’98-01---3.9Bush II ’02-05---7.3Bush II
’06-09---8.1*Obama ’10-13---1.4**2009 stimulus
re-assigned to ObamaData: OMB, CBO & Haver analyticsChris
has been busy with his cut and paste from faux news.It's obvious from
those who will look instead of parrot the radio thatRepublicans are all
about spending and well spending more...
4 years ago barack said"I will cut the deficit in half during my
first term"It wasn't cut in halfIt wasn't
cut by 25% It wasn't cut by 1%It increasedBarack also said if allowed hisFIRSTof many
spendathons of 787 billion that unemployment wouldnt reach 8%It
reached 8%It reached 9%It reached 10%It
reached 11%Several trillion dollars later, barack still couldnt do
as he promisedYou will have to forgive me for using this guys actual
history as indication of how the next 4 years will be.As opposed to
his nonsense talk that 50% of the country buys into.I look at
results.And barack,You failed.