Obama’s first year in office. [IT’S THE ECONOMY, STUPID!]
January 27, 2010 3 Comments
During the campaign, candidate Obama, was perceived by some voters as a moderate, who would control spending, cut taxes and take back the economy.
During the campaign, candidate Obama, was perceived by me as a socialist nut-job. And I was right!
January 8, 2009; Virginia.
“Only government can brake the cycle that is crippling our economy. […] That’s why we need to act boldly and act now –to reverse these cycles.”
January 16, 2009.
Obama, who needed someone to tell him the “campaign is over, sir,” went back to the stump in search of support for his multi-billion plan.
February 10, 2009.
RINO Charlie Christ introduced President Obama in a Town hall metting held in Fort Myers, FL. Obama stated:
“If we son’t act immediately, then million more jobs will disappear, the national unemployment rates will approach double digits, more people will lose their homes and health care, and our nation will sink into a crisis that at some point is going to be much tougher to reverse.”
February 17, 2009.
Obama signs into law the stimulus bill. The Stimulus Bill is 1073 pages. You can read it here.
Obama said: “The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act is the most sweepingeconomic recovery package in our history.”
June 5, 2009.
November 6, 2009.
Unemployment: 10.2%. Highest level in 26 years.
Obama: “Although we lost fewer jobs than we did last month, our unemployment rate climbed to over 10 percent — a sobering number that underscores the economic challenges that lie ahead.”
December 8, 2009.
“We can safely say that we are no longer facing the potential collapse of our financial system and we’ve avoided the depression many feared.”
The American people don’t like the stimulus.
Remember what Obama and Company said when they were lobbying for the stimulus?
- That if it was passed, unemployment would be under 9%. If it wasn’t passed, our economy would collapse. It was an emergency!
- 3,650,000 would be created
But back then, people with common sense knew that it wouldn’t work: because government, Mr. President, doesn’t create jobs.
This is part two of a series of blog posts. You can read the first one here.