“What we need today is more optimism and more confidence,” Larry Summers said.
“Consumer confidence is slightly up. The market is slightly up,” Biden said.
“We need confidence to make this recovery work,” President Obama said.
I believe all that. I also know that the president, his team, Tim Geithner, Larry Summers, Joe Biden, Chris Dodd, Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi, Barney Frank and a host of others are frittering away the confidence Americans and many others in the world like China need to make the recovery work….
“The whole congress should have their income taxed at 90% because of their incompetence,” said former Arkansas Governor Mike Huchabee today on Fox.
And Mister President, do I believe “Nobody messes with Joe?”
“Give me a f &^*$% ing break.”
You can’t urge confidence while spending trillions of taxpayers dollars and then spend, waste, an entire legislative week on $167 million with nothing to show for the effort except for a loss of confidence.
Congress this last week sent a torpedo into confidence in banks, companies like AIG, the Treasury, the White House, truth, honesty and themselves.
Why wait? Follow the Grassley and Japanese way, congress: kill yourselves and save us the expense of a revolt……
The pain of your living, moronic behavior in a time of crisis is killing me and it should be killing you. The wrong guy is going to die if the economy worsens: the taxpayer.
After the mass Seppuku (切腹 ) on Capitol Hill, the president can fire Geithner in an attempt to bring back some confidence. Some iota of confidence. At least firing Geithner will be a pro-active step.
But nobody seems ready to do the right thing; even though I did the right thing by sending in my professionally (no Turbo Tax for me) prepared IRS forms yesterday….
And are we expected to have confidence in the president’s budget and allow rapacious spending on health care, energy, climate change and education?
Not after yesterday’s CBO report and not after what we”ve seen since Barack Obama and this congress go into the act….
Please see all the goodies at Michelle Malkin’s house….
President Obama, Joe Biden, Tim Geithner, Larry Summers, Chris Dodd, Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi, Barney Frank and a host of others are running off to spend our money too fast and we have lost confidence…..
Bonus backlash hits Wall Street
Martin Kozlowski, WSJ