In the astroturfed Christmas Card Version of Obama’s 20-day Hawaiian holiday, (Michelle and daughters already there, but starting for Barry this weekend) the mental vision strived for is the regime and its staffers running happily, like the Moon-doggies of old, into the surf. With Axelrod doing the astroturfing, who needs Hollywood, and if Gidget can go Hawaiian, why not a lugubrious Valerie or Michelle? The astroturf version of the Obamas’ $4 million holiday in Hawaii is set to demoralize and depress the proletariat.
Where angels fear to tread, fools rush in, goes the saying.
This is what will happen:
* the President will go enjoy a nice vacation. * On Jan 1, taxes go up on 100% of people, and sequestration takes hold. * 3/4 of the public blames the republicans (per John Podhoretz article posted below) * Obama, well rested, comes back from vacation. * He will show great empathy for 98% of the population, "cutting taxes" on them to current level * He will pass executive orders to ´save´ his favorite programs and departments from sequestration and let the rest stew. * Obama´s approval ratings go up.
FTA: Obama’s 20-day Hawaiian holiday, (Michelle and daughters already there, but starting for Barry this weekend)
Oh, goodie. I wouldn´t want Mo´s vital personal holiday schedule disrupted by anything as pedestrian as a sense of propriety. Or respect for the taxpayers. No, no, no. Better Mo should luxuriate her way to the 50th state on a hyper-luxe taxpayer-owned 757 "executive transport" for the cost of a few first-class tickets. You don´t mind chipping in "your" share of the multi-hundreds of thousands [more likely millions, all-up cost] that little outburst of "I´m entitled!" cost the Sovereign Citizens of the Republic, do you, you sheet-wearing racist you? Do you?
"Some reparations are more equal than others," to paraphrase Orwell. Heh, heh, heh.
Not a whisper from the yellow press that Mooch was already in Hawaii. I bet she was there before the tragedy in Newtown, CT. That is how much she cares. Phooey on the Obama loving press, cowards and traitors, all of them.
I believe that Obama wants to go over the cliff because he just can´t stand, narcissistic person that he is, that BUSH has his name to anything that people like. Obummer wants HIS name to some tax cuts. So, even if Repubs. give in to anything he wants, he still will reject it. He´ll find some reason to. Then, as Rush says, he´ll ride in as "savior."
Representatives doing exactly what they promised their constituents? Unlike many here I applaud their courage and integrity. The reason why we are here today is because we listen to what the pols tell us, send them to DC and they promptly forget what they promised to get elected.
#5, Obama´s ratings might very well go up. They´re already up as he basks in the warm afterglow of the post election period. But after January 1, and the cold reality of ruinous taxation begins to dawn on all the low information voters, there could be a backlash as the administration and the media can´t blame everything on the Republicans forever. Just have patience, as the recession returns with a fresh vengeance, and energy prices spike and inflation hits home on an electorate already stressed out by joblessness and loss of unemployment benefits, along with a host of other woes.
#10, I agree with you. If we don´t stand for something we´ll fall for anything, or something like that. We got into this fix by slowly giving ground on our conservative principles to the socialists. We have lost enormous liberties as a result. And to think, there are people on this thread who advocate more of the same!
We should call them the Obama 13 because their sheer act of stupidity yesterday helped Obama regain the upper hand in the negotiations. Obama wants the Bush tax cuts to expire --and the bitter gang of 13 Levinbots -- seem certain to make that happen. When the Bush tax cuts do expire you can bet Obama will be right there to press for a "historic tax break for the middle class". Obama´s approval will go through the roof and the American public will scratch their heads in wonder as to what the GOP stands for. In other words, 13 reps bitter about a couple of lost committee chairships and led by third rate talk show host, are tearing the GOP to smitherines. Kind of like how these same folks tried to sabotage the Romney campaign. Let these dopes go start their own party. Let the GOP actually return to a party ruled by sober adults rather than a couple of radio shock jocks.
Where are the reporters who usually report on their vacations? I wondered why we haven´t heard anything from Moochie lately. I think it´s an insult to the taxpayers that they fly seperately on vacations and take all their friends with them at our expense. He will probably come back a few days after Christmas and fly back to Hawaii for New Years and stay until the inauguration. Wish the hell they would all just stay there.
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