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Everything Will Forever Be Obama's Fault

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I can see that clearly now. Hussein !

 

David Stockman, Ex-Reagan Budget Director: George W. Bush's Policies Bankrupt The Country

 

A former adviser of Ronald Reagan has some choice words for George W. Bush.

 

David Stockman, Reagan’s budget director from 1981 to 1985, slammed Bush and his former boss in an op-ed in The New York Times Sunday. Stockman argued in the piece that Reagan’s view on the deficit “created a template for the Republicans’ utter abandonment of the balanced-budget policies of Calvin Coolidge.”

 

“(Reagan’s deficit policies) allowed George W. Bush to dive into the deep end, bankrupting the nation through two misbegotten and unfinanced wars, a giant expansion of Medicare and a tax-cutting spree for the wealthy that turned K Street lobbyists into the de facto office of national tax policy,” Stockman wrote.

 

(Click over to The NYT to read Stockman’s full op-ed)

 

Stockman, also a former Republican congressman from Michigan, resigned from Reagan’s administration in 1985 in protest over deficit spending. Bush and Reagan aren’t Stockman’s only targets in the piece; he attacks lawmakers, Federal Reserve and Treasury officials and Wall Street for a combination of easy money and deficit expanding policies that he argues will lead to another Wall Street bubble explosion in the near future.

 

Stockman may have a point when it comes to Bush’s policies, at least. The cost of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan combined with the Bush-era tax cuts for the wealthy will account for nearly half of the debt the U.S. will owe by 2019, according to a February analysis from the Center on Budget Policy and Priorities, a left-leaning think tank.

 

Bush isn’t the only Republican leader to draw Stockman’s ire in recent months, though. During the 2012 presidential election, Stockman called Republican candidate Mitt Romney “a master financial speculator who bought, sold, flipped, and stripped businesses.” He also attacked Vice Presidential Candidate Paul Ryan’s budget, arguing that it was “devoid of credible math or hard policy choices.”

 

When will the True Conservatives learn it was Obama's fault even though he wasn't president ? Jeez, some people !

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Everything Will Forever Be Obama's Fault...

 

Right.

 

But wouldn't he have to take responsibility for something first? When did everything stop being Bush's fault? Last I checked it's still but but but but but ... Bush.

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TTJ, why does Obama continue to implement these same economic strategies if he knows they are bad for the nation?

 

Bush forced Obama to double down on stupid.

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When is it gonna START being Obama's fault??? So far all he did was blame everyone else for an entire presidential term of screw-ups. Here we are in year five and he's still blaming everybody but himself. 


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TTJ, why does Obama continue to implement these same economic strategies if he knows they are bad for the nation?

 

Because he's a phony and a pawn for the real owners of this country, the Bankers. They got off again last week. A judge dismissed charges on the banks once again.

Money laundering and fixing interest rates are now common practice even though we end up paying for it.

 

Politicians - you can have them all.

 

 

Carlin - The Real

Owners Of America

6-24-8

 

"The real owners are the big wealthy business interests that control things and make all the important decisions. Forget the politicians, they're an irrelevancy. The politicians are put there to give you the idea that you have freedom of choice. You don't. You have no choice. You have owners. They own you. They own everything. They own all the important land. They own and control the corporations. They've long since bought and paid for the Senate, the Congress, the statehouses, the city halls. They've got the judges in their back pockets. And they own all the big media companies, so that they control just about all of the news and information you hear. They've got you by the balls. They spend billions of dollars every year lobbying ­ lobbying to get what they want. Well, we know what they want; they want more for themselves and less for everybody else."

 

"But I'll tell you what they don't want. They don't want a population of citizens capable of critical thinking. They don't want well-informed, well-educated people capable of critical thinking. They're not interested in that. That doesn't help them. That's against their interests. They don't want people who are smart enough to sit around the kitchen table and figure out how badly they're getting ****ed by a system that threw them overboard 30 ******* years ago.

"You know what they want? Obedient workers ­ people who are just smart enough to run the machines and do the paperwork but just dumb enough to passively accept all these increasingly ****tier jobs with the lower pay, the longer hours, reduced benefits, the end of overtime and the vanishing pension that disappears the minute you go to collect it. And, now, they're coming for your Social Security. They want your ******* retirement money. They want it back, so they can give it to their criminal friends on Wall Street. And you know something? They'll get it. They'll get it all, sooner or later, because they own this ******* place. It's a big club, and you ain't in it. You and I are not in the big club."

"This country is finished."

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TTJ, why does Obama continue to implement these same economic strategies if he knows they are bad for the nation?

Because he's a phony and a pawn for the real owners of this country, the Bankers.

 

OK. So does that mean it really is Obama's fault or it really is everyone else's fault? Who's fault is it that he's a phony pawn in your estimation?

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So then by your logic, Obama is worse because he should have learned from Bush's mistakes. I'll guess you didn't vote for Bush, but did you vote for Obama last November?

If so, look in the mirror if you're looking for someone to blame.

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