BANGKOK, Thailand — Taking a break from deficit negotiations for a whirlwind tour of southeast Asia, President Obama joked this afternoon as he toured a sacred Buddhist temple that he could use some prayer to help reach a budget deal. “We’re working on this budget, we’re going to need a lot of prayer for that,” the president told a monk at the Wat Pho Royal Monastery. Shortly after arriving in Bangkok, Obama, accompanied by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, toured the Viharn of the Reclining Buddha, one of the most famous sites in Thailand, and the Eastern Viharn Phra.
Is it just me, or does this seem like an odd time for the the Butcher to be on an extended trip outside of the country while we are so close to the fiscal cliff? Well, I´m sure Co-President Jarrett has the situation in hand.
FTA: In return, the president gave the king a photo album with pictures of all the U.S. presidents and first ladies he has met, starting with Dwight Eisenhower and continuing through George W Bush. “We left the last page blank,” Obama said, so they could add a photo of themselves.
What a lovely couple the hag and the grifter make. I have never seen or heard of so many trips as these two seem to make at the cost of billions. I am sure they need the best of everything. Ugly, ugly and more ugly.
0bama is all talk. He has not been serious about a budget for the last four years; he presents some ridiculous budget, not even a democrat will vote for his budget. So no budget gets passed, 0bama just shrugs and says he tried. Then he keeps on spending and spending and spending. The Republicans need to get rid of Boehner, who is worthless, spineless and gets nothing done. What a horrid mess. We are doomed.
ZOMGPONIES!!!!!!!!!1!!!1!!!!! Separation of church and state! Buddhistaliban theocracy! Quick call the ACLU! Were all going to die!!!!!! The previous statement was brought to you by moonbats-r-us and the exclamation point and do not reflect the thought patterns of any rational persons.
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lil dotty, 11/18/2012 11:51:48 AM (No. 9022042)
Typical, he is given the right to continue to ´work´, immediately steps on a plane and jets off to the land of Oz, telling Congress to get the job done. Budget, Cliff, Election fraud, BenGazi. Yes sir, have a nice trip. What a slacker our TwoWon is. Perhaps that blind pilot we were required to hire will be personally flying his plane. That would be many a prayer.
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