Skip to comments.Democrats' Budget Blackmail: Uncle Sam wants 5th sticky bun or he'll burn your house down
Posted on 02/27/2013 8:22:10 PM PST by Moseley
Buy this magazine or the dog gets it! screamed the National Lampoon magazine cover for January 1973, showing a gun at a dogs head. Today, President Barack Obama is nakedly threatening to harm the country and the American people if he has to slow spending. Democrats have a gun at the heads of American families. They are threatening to pull the trigger if they have to give up their spending addiction.
While these tactics are old, they are not normally done so badly. Whats new is that Obama is being so obvious that everyone is noticing. The Democrats are bungling what has in the past been a sophisticated and subtle tactic of manipulation.
Marie Antoinette would blush. Uncle Sam insists he will burn your house down if he doesnt get a 5th sticky bun with his champagne brunch. Uncle Sam lives in luxury while most taxpayers are eating toast with their toast. How does it feel watching your Uncle Sam hoard all the sticky buns around the family table?
The Federal government spent $2.9 trillion in 2008, but $3.7 trillion in 2012. Thats an increase of over $800 billion per year. The sequester would walk that back to $700 billion per year above 2008 spending. So Washington, D.C. is screaming while spending an extra $700 billion bonus.
The Pentagon says they cant afford to fuel up an aircraft carrier. If you believe that, you are in danger of voting Democrat. Hundreds of criminals are now roaming the streets, threatening our families. Illegal aliens waiting to be deported were released instead of being returned home. Now, remember: The Obama Administration has chosen to detain only illegal aliens who have been convicted of independent crimes. Thats Obamas policy. So those locked up are the worst of the worst. Yet the White House says no one knows who made the decision. If you believe that
Obama appears with firemen and police who are paid for by State and County governments and claims the Federal sequester will put your family at risk. There are 130,000 more Federal employees today than when Obama took office, reports Bill OReilly. Obama warns that Federal employees may be furloughed. But that could be because Obama added 130,000 new Federal workers since 2008.
What was happening in 2008? Were planes flying? Were there three hour waits at airports? Were teachers at work in schools? Were firemen putting out fires? From 2004 to 2008 spending had already soared so explosively that conservatives rebelled against Republican insiders, rallied behind Sarah Palin, and then formed the tea party in 2009. The $2.7 trillion spent in 2008 was already outrageously high. Now were at $3.7 Trillion.
But addicts can grow violent when their addiction is threatened. For politicians, spending is an addiction. Tell a heroin addict that you are cutting him off. Panic, hysteria, and even violence may result. Talk of cancelling planned increases in spending is giving Washington junkies the shakes. The clumsy response to 2% canceled increases signals an addiction.
At least Maurice, "The Joker" (the Indian boy) was funny. Jokin Joe Biden and crew never make me laugh.
Insist the feral goobermint start living within our means and “we’ll regret what we’re doing”?
Gimme a break Barry.
Amen! I have been telling college educated eggheads this for months.
Wake up! Obama is lying his arse off!
It’s funny because it’s Twooo!
Timberland Tales was brilliant stuff.
Gawd! I used to hee haw my ****’s off!
I have to correct you.
President Barack Obama is nakedly threatening to harm the country and the American people
if he has to slow spending.. ..if he cant get more tax increases out of the GOP
He offered some token spending cuts, but he demands tax increases. That is his public battle talking points.
Is that your original essay, Moseley? If so, well done. Very cogent and well written.
But Obama likes dogs...with a side dish of fava beans.
“The Federal government spent $2.9 trillion in 2008, but $3.7 trillion in 2012. Thats an increase of over $800 billion per year.”
Does not compute... If those are the actual numbers, that’s an increase of $200 billion per year...
Deja vu all over again. I predict that the 2016 election will center around electing a ‘law and order’ President. Been there, done that, where’s my t-shirt?
You forgot the chianti. And he really should start things off with a nice arugula salad.
what is a stickey bun?
It’s like a cinnamon roll only instead of a white frosting it has a sugary syrupy glaze.
And that is the message: Obama doesn't care who notices.
He is done making even the slightest effort to disguise his intentions.
He knows the media will cover for him and he is determied to do whatever it takes to crush the old America and transform it into his racist/socialist Utopia during the next four years.
He is is the King and he will do what he wants - the public and the Constitution be damned!
He doesn't have to pretend anymore.
That is 2.9T in a single year vs 3.7T in single year expendatures. the comparison is from the end of the bush years to the end of obamas first term, not per year.
I find it worded rather oddly.
But I accept it can be interpreted that way too.