Stupid games like card check are not good for the economy: so why are we playing them now?
Time to end stupid games and business as usual. It’s the economy, stupid.
Pork? Slash it. Nancy’s aircraft: wanton waste of taxpayer money. Don’t let them eat cake: fly commercial, bitch!
Dumb and Dumber: I’m starting to think this is Obama and Geithner
“It is time for President Obama to focus his considerable leadership and communication skills on the financial crisis – to speak candidly with the people about the magnitude of the problem, to embrace a solution commensurate with the problem, and to do whatever it takes to persuade Congress and the people to accept it,” wrote William Galston, a former senior adviser to President Clinton, in The New Republic.
Barack Obama should forget about spending billions of dollars on education and everything else and read a little recent history. Recent economic, political and world history.
Money is power. It’s the economy, stupid.
That phrase, coined by James Carville, got Bill Clinton into the White House.
The “we can have it all” thought process of Barack Obama might not get us what we want. Be careful what you wish for.
I’ll join the team of Warren Buffett who suggests that the president needs to go to war to save the economy and deal with health care, education, climate change, energy and the rest later.
Just today, Thursday, March 12, 2009:
—The number of initial claims for jobless benefits rose last week, while the total number of people continuing to receive benefits set a record high, the government said Thursday.
— Foreclosure filings in the U.S. climbed 30 percent in February from a year earlier as the worsening economy thwarted efforts by the government and lenders to prevent homeowners from losing property.
—The net worth of American households fell by the largest amount in more than a half-century of record keeping during theof last year.The said Thursday that household net worth dropped by a record 9 percent from the level in the third quarter.
Some economists say the unemployment rate could reach 10 percent by the end of this year, from its current level of 8.1 percent.
And our unemployment measures don’t see relatively highly skilled and highly paid workers now cleaning toilets….
The stock market may be up today but we all know it is down hugely since last fall.
Except on education the president should read a little history. LBJ tried to do it all while the economy was shakey and he lost everything.
The casino Barack Obama is spending our money in is the world and China, which holds much of the U.S. debt, and China could break his legs…..
But before China bearks Obama’s legs something else happens: because China sees an economically weak America and a President it perceives as weak, America and Obama will be tested. Again and again.
And not just by China.