Tag Archives: President Obama

Going Green and Bust

President Obama went to Holland, Michigan yesterday to promote another “green economy” project funded by stimulus cash. A South Korean company is receiving $151 million taxpayer dollars to build a factory that will one day hopefully employ 300 in the manufacture of batteries for electric cars. That’s $500,000 per job, which for this administration is small potatoes. The Obama administration’s…

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Tax Hikes For All

Calling for a “rollback” of the tax cuts for “the wealthy” has been a populist mantra for President Obama and his allies in Congress. As with much of our president’s rhetoric, the gulf between his promises and reality is rather wide. The truth is that come January most Americans, not just the rich, will see their taxes increase. The folks…

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The Prez vs The Strawman: Round 4

He used this strategy to argue for the passage of: the stimulus, health care deform, the pending financial over-regulation and now for his pledge to address our record budget deficits. President Obama has declared war on the strawman. You see, in our president’s mind, if you don’t support his vision for what’s good for our nation, you don’t support doing…

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Duffer-In-Chief

President Obama is in Toronto for the G8 summit. With unemployment in America just shy of 10%, an environmental disaster in the Gulf, record budget deficits that the Fed Chairman has repeatedly called “unsustainable”, one would hope our president’s mind would be focused like a laser beam on issues that affect Americans. Nope. When U.S. President Barack Obama stepped off…

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Our Jobs President At Work

President Obama travels to Ohio to promote the $862 billion failure otherwise known as the stimulus’s 10,000th project, causing hundreds to lose a days pay. Way to go Mr. President. Maybe these guys can receive their lost wages from the $100 million fund that BP set up to help out of work oil-rig workers. After all, the president’s six month…

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Mr. President, Return Goldman’s Dirty Dough

The Senate is about to bring the execs of Goldman Sachs in for a dressing down for reportedly making $3.7 billion by shorting the mortgage market. Today’s hearing will see the usual bloviating from Senators and incriminating e-mails like: “According to Sparks, that business is totally dead, and the poor little subprime borrowers will not last so long!!!” Tourre wrote…

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