Skip to comments.Congress Is The Change We Need!
Posted on 09/07/2008 7:26:02 PM PDT by right wing
George Bush has been in office for 7 1/2 years. During the first six years, the economy was fine except for enduring the worst terrorist attack in U.S. History. The government had to step in and help the airlines and taxpayers gave millions to survivors in the twin towers.
It wasn't until about a year ago that:
1) Consumer confidence stood at a 2 1/2 year high;
2) Regular gasoline sold for $2.19 a gallon;
3) the unemployment rate was 4.5%.
4) the DOW JONES hit a record high--14,000 +
5) Americans were buying new cars, taking cruises, vacations overseas, and living large!...
But Americans wanted 'CHANGE'!
So, what did they do? In 2006, they voted in a Democratic Congress & yep--we got 'CHANGE' all right.
PAY ATTENTION TO THIS PEOPLE! THIS IS WHAT HAS HAPPENED IN THE PAST YEAR:
1) Consumer confidence has plummeted;
2) Gasoline is now approximately $4 a gallon;
3) Unemployment is up to 5% (a 10% increase);
4) Americans have seen their home equity drop by $12 TRILLION DOLLARS & prices still dropping;
5) 1% of American homes are in foreclosure.
6) As I write this, THE DOW is probing another low (11,100); $2.5 TRILLION DOLLARS HAS EVAPORATED FROM OUR STOCKS, BONDS, & MUTUAL FUNDS INVESTMENT PORTFOLIOS!
AND IF THAT ISN'T ENOUGH...
Speaker Of The House, Nancy Pelosi, & Senate Majority leader, Harry Reed (both democrats), will not allow a vote on more oil exploration in the USA.
YEP...IN 2006, AMERICA VOTED FOR CHANGE!.....AND WE SURE GOT IT!!!...
NOW OBAMA, the DEM'S CANDIDATE FOR PRESIDENT, CLAIMS THAT HE'S GONNA REALLY GIVE US CHANGE!!....
JUST HOW MUCH MORE DEMOCRATIC 'CHANGE' DO YOU THINK YOU CAN STAND???...
Pointing out that Congress is responsible for SPENDING all the money and BLOCKING key legislation to make our country safer and more prosperous is crucial. Obama wants to blame Bush, who doesn't write the checks, CONGRESS DOES!!!
The last Congressional approval poll I have seen had Congress down to a 9% approval rating. The problem is that more than half of the voters have no clue that the Democrats control Congress.
AMEN TO THAT
We need a Conservative Congress...
So they were also urging the importance of going after congress, but perhaps from a different angle by emphasizing what it is going to mean if we lose the presidential election and allow DNC to capture all three branches of government.
This line of attack would present an excellent and powerful new front to attack Obama/Biden, because linking Obama and Biden to the tax and spend, anti-war, anti-victory, anti-surge Democrat/Socialist Congress they actually represent and are proud members of would destroy all this foolishness about "change". Obama/Biden simply represent having a lot more of the same liberal mess, only tons more of it.
You mentioned unemployment. Predictably, after forcing small businesses to raise wages (minimum wage hike) jobs have been lost as companies cut hours and were forced to "do more with less" by reducing staff in order to remain competitive. We warned them, but they did it anyway.
It is "interesting" that the push for a minimum wage hike always seems to happen so that the results (lost jobs) hit home right around the time of a major election. Isn't it? Surely the Democrats are not so callous that they would purposely cause unemployment so they could blame it on the President and win an election, would they? Banish the thought! /sarcasm
note: three branches of government would be lost, because the SCOTUS would be filled with liberals afflicted with a habit of legislating from the bench, damage that would last for generations.
Yes, I don’t know why, when the dems and the media go into their blaming the recent economic troubles on Bush, McCain doesn’t just point his finger right at congress for how THEY have screwed things up with their profligate spending and especially their decision to restrict offshore drilling for the last 3 decades. The current prices of oil and gas are just killing the economy, and it is NOT Bush’s fault.
Exactly! The RNC ought to have an arsenal of commercials that will pound the message home to the sheeple and they should run them everywhere until the election.
The RNC has their head up their @sses if they don’t recognize this gift horse.
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Obama anti-venom bump
It’s nothing new. In fact, it’s the oldest trick in the commie/liberal book of “How can I fool ‘em today”.
Their Answer: Keep repeating lies often enough that they will be considered truth because of the repetition.
Using a willing liberal media to repeat the lies is in their political playbook. This year, God willing, maybe their jig is up.
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