Obama On America's Drought: Blame Congress

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Last week Obama insinuated that in the aftermath of the "amazing" post-bankruptcy GM recovery, his next plan is to bailout, well, everyone: "I believe in American workers, I believe in this American industry, and now the American auto industry has come roaring back... Now I want to do the same thing with manufacturing jobs, not just in the auto industry, but in every industry." Also, as it appears, the Bailout'er-In-Chief has taken the saying "make it rain" a little too close to heart, and is now taking the worst drought in decades as a personal central planning challenge. Just because he can. There is one thing preventing him for bailing out US farmers: that thing apparently is evil congress. From his weekly address: "This is an all hands on deck response...  But my administration can't do it alone. Congress needs to do its part too. They need to pass a farm bill that not only helps farmers and ranchers respond to these kinds of disasters, but also makes necessary reforms and gives them certainly year round.... So call your members of congress, write them an email and tell them that now is the time to come together and get this done. Too many Americans are suffering right now to let politics get in the way." All righty then GOP - you heard the president: stop blocking the man who would end the drought if not for your disturbing lack of faith, and vote promptly for "Let's All Make It Rain: It's Only Fair" bill. How else can the systematic bailout of everyone and everything proceed as planned?

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Sun, 08/12/2012 - 21:47 | 2699891 CrockettAlmanac.com
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If TSHTF and Obama is in office the Oath Keepers might act. If TSHTF and Romney is in office the Oath Keepers might not act. Not that I want to be in the thrall of folks who still favor one side of the perverse political divide but it would be nice to have someone in the streets who can help the rest of us fend off whatever may be coming down the pike.

Do I expect TSHTF? Maybe, maybe not. But the alternative is a slow slide into total facism. Have a great day.

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 19:00 | 2699455 zebra
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keep your dirty hands off my job.

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 19:01 | 2699458 Republi-Ken
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More confirmation that REAGANOMICS is a 100% FAILURE!!!

 

 

That theory of just cutting taxes and never pay for the tax cuts is fairy tale economics.

Tax cuts is Government spending...

National Debt TRIPLED then DOUBLED under Republican Theory 1980-1992 / 2000-2008.

Bruce Bartlett, Chief Financial Advisor To Reagan, said "We made it all up"... duh!

David Stockman, Father of Reaganomics, Dir OMB, said "Republicans bankrupted America"... double duh!

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 19:20 | 2699495 Seize Mars
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Republi-Nut

Stop it. Don't start the partisan lie. It's transparent, and frankly, boring. First, I'd like you to read "Jekyll Island" for openers. Next, read "A Century of War: Anglo-American Oil Politics and the New World Order."

After you have figured out what the fuck is going on, then you'd be welcome to post here. Until then, just keep the BS to yourself.

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 19:59 | 2699611 jekyll island
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It doesn't matter what party is in office as long as the federal reserve is in operation with their handlers pulling the strings on the political puppets.  Politicians will not only continue to not do the right thing, they will do exactly the opposite of what is needed.  Red, Blue, Pink, it doesn't matter to us here in the lunatic fringe. 

End the Fed

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 01:22 | 2700191 Vendetta
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Exactly

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 20:19 | 2699671 AldousHuxley
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Reagon was just a puppet.

The entire world was going along with his policies including UK's Thatcher.

 

That's because central banks, Trilateral Comission and Bilderburg decided that people had "TOO MUCH DEMOCRACY" in the world and central planners were losing control. They worried that people no longer fit in left-right boxes

 

"The Trilateral Commission stated that "The effective operation of a democratic political system usually requires some measure of apathy and noninvolvement on the part of some individuals and groups." "...secrecy and deception...are...inescapable attributes of...government." as it tried to "solve" the "crisis" caused by an "excess of democracy" in the 1960s."

The Commission actually states that "democracy is only one way of constituting authority....[and] in many situation the claims of expertise, seniority, experience, and special talents may override the claims of democracy as a way of constituting authority." The Commission concludes that the only way for democracy to work is to encourage apathy and withdrawal from politics by Americans. Only by limiting democratic participation and relying on politicians and experts, the Commission concludes, will democracy work. They even admit that "this marginality on the part of some groups is inherently undemocratic, but it has also been one of the factors which has enabled democracy to function effectively." This is precisely the kind of arrogance that has led the government to create a wall between itself and the American people. If government leaders don't trust the people to shape and control their government and society, we are not a democracy!

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 20:42 | 2699747 Freewheelin Franklin
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There's only one wall that the government needs to build, if there is to be a government. That is, a wall between government and economics. Yeah. I pulled that out of Ayn Rand's ass. And no, I'm not an Objectivist.

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 21:16 | 2699832 Tijuana Donkey Show
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The phrase "Ayn Rand's ass" makes me puke in my mouth. Not that I disagree with the concept, but after seeing a picture of Ayn Rand, her ass nothing that I want to pull anything from. What does a libertarian use for anal beads?

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 21:51 | 2699899 CrockettAlmanac.com
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Ayn Rand was no beauty but the woman had charisma. When she speaks I'm entralled. Watch:

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mVDkhyrQUiA

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 01:30 | 2700200 Freddie
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I am not sure I agree.  If he was a puppet - why did CIA Poppy try to have him whacked?  He was not Ivy League like the rest have been since Reagan.  Obama is sort of proxy Ivy because no one has seen his records, grades and no one ever saw him at Columbia either.  

Also Reagan walked on a deal at Reykjavik with Gorby and a lot of people were pissed when he did that.  Still - he was light years better than the muslim. 

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 19:13 | 2699499 Donutwarrior
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You sure this isn't sarcasm? 

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 19:28 | 2699543 CH1
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You sure this isn't sarcasm?

Doesn't really matter, it is an attempt to re-install the Red-Blue dichotomy among people who have forsaken it.

Fuck Red-Blue!

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 20:35 | 2699717 francis_sawyer
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No fucking shit...

I have a fear that the next 3 months are going to be the "dark ages" of ZH

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 20:39 | 2699734 fonzannoon
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I don't know Francis there is some superior intellect on here. I am way out of my league on here. I think that if these assholes actually try to engage in anything other than down arrows they will end up getting educated. I was laughging at LawsofPhysics swatting a bunch of them around like flies on here earlier. He seemed like he was enjoying himself.

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 20:43 | 2699750 Bay of Pigs
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Hammer the Trolls! LOL...

 

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 21:05 | 2699787 francis_sawyer
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@fonzanoon

The funny thing is... (2 me at least)... is that the 'trolls', always, in the end, seem to fall by the wayside... They don't have the stamina other than to show up & shut down...

So I'm not really worried about it in the end... francis_sawyer can hunker down...

Trolls are like a virus... They need a host...

The metaphor for what I'm saying is like the idiots who are 'concerned about the PLANET EARTH'... LMFAO ~ PLANET EARTH (by estimates) has been around for over 4 billion years & has undergone interstellar bombardments, volcanic chaos, snowball earth, & many other calamities... HUMANS??? Not so much... So whenever I hear that HUMANS are going to take on the job of 'SAVING THE EARTH'... I just LMFAO...

IOW ~ I'm just not looking forward to TROLLVILLE (up until the elections)... But that epoch will pass too (as so many others have passed before)...

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 21:18 | 2699837 Tijuana Donkey Show
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MDB and Max Fisher are up to your challenge!

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 21:28 | 2699852 francis_sawyer
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Yeah ~ but at least MDB is funny...

& Max Fisher is fun to give a wedgie to & hang him up on a barnyard nail...

The entertainment quotient must be maintained at all costs...

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 21:59 | 2699909 CrockettAlmanac.com
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And I shed a silent tear for Johnny Bravo who kept his promise to depart (at least in that persona) if AU passed 1450.

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 22:13 | 2699926 francis_sawyer
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Poor Johnny Bravo...

Johnny was a schoolboy...

~~~

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VD2BwwGE9uo

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 22:31 | 2699950 CrockettAlmanac.com
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Johnny Bravo was definitely bad company.

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 23:26 | 2700040 TheFourthStooge-ing
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John was a little crippled midget lesbian boy, but he stood ten foot tall with a knife!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3miYUuNyaDs&t=89s

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 19:26 | 2699520 TWSceptic
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Tax cuts is Government spending...

 

No, government spending = government spending. Tax cuts -> property rights & freedom.

 

You democrats with your silly word games.

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 20:05 | 2699625 BeetleBailey
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You ought to change your name to Repugnant-Cunt.

Suits you better.

ALL Government spending blows - DUH!

Governments run everything into the ground - DUH!

Look in the mirror; it's YOU Gump - DUH!

 

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 19:02 | 2699461 RacerX
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pass a "Farm Bill".. yeah, okay. To do *what* exactly? Increase ethanol subsidies? What? Please tell us, O' Dear Leader.

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 19:06 | 2699472 JohnG
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Have to pass the bill to know whats in it.....

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 19:42 | 2699582 AldousHuxley
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BZFRP67sX8o

 

How to Propose a Bill according to Jean Arthur
Sun, 08/12/2012 - 21:16 | 2699833 Walt D.
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Sounds like my kidney stone!

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 19:09 | 2699481 IAmNotMark
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Something.  We'll do something.  People are hurting, so we have to do something.  So we'll do...something.

And always remember...it's for the children.

And if you don't agree with me...you're a mean and angry racist.

Your dear leader.

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 19:27 | 2699542 jimmytorpedo
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 I'm not anti-child, just pro-adult

children are not a race, just imperfectly formed humans

i'm not feeling italian, why am i italicized?


Sun, 08/12/2012 - 20:07 | 2699631 BeetleBailey
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To...Dear so-called Leader.....I don't care if you're pink wirth purple polka dots....YOU'RE A CUNT/LIAR/DOUCHEBAG

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 01:56 | 2700228 dollarbill
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food stamps end Oct 1 when farm bill expires

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 19:05 | 2699466 A Lunatic
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Yes, let's have our farms come roaring back just like the auto industry...............

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 03:18 | 2700272 krispkritter
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We'll have our GM crops and GM cars! Free Frankenfood and Volts for everyone!

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 05:44 | 2700331 CaptainObvious
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It would be entertaining to watch which kills more people first...the accumulation of glyphosate in the livers of Amerika or the raging infernos caused by the faulty batteries in the car GM "had to build".

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 19:08 | 2699470 buzzsaw99
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make it rain up in here bitchez!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wUw-qRihn7k

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 19:07 | 2699477 nmewn
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I made the worlds oceans recede but I can't make it rain over Kansas...because of the Senate?

One of the best four year comedy tours I've ever seen...lol.

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 19:10 | 2699483 IAmNotMark
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Comedy?  Or tragedy?

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 19:13 | 2699497 knukles
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Reality horror

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 19:19 | 2699519 erg
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Theatre of the Absurd.

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 19:25 | 2699539 DeadFred
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The scary part is that he may actually believe what he's saying.

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 19:30 | 2699553 knukles
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actually?

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 19:57 | 2699608 nmewn
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O'Barry wants a command & control economy.

No doubt about it, he's issued a lot of commands...so far its way beyond his control.

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 22:06 | 2699919 CrockettAlmanac.com
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Ocean to Obama: "No you Canute!"

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 23:02 | 2700002 nmewn
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lol...he's starting to doubt his own omnificence, his mere presence in a room issuing edicts going largely ignored or remarked on, why, whatever could this mean to the true believers?

It must be soul shattering for an egomaniac like him...poor baby ;-)

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 23:17 | 2700026 CrockettAlmanac.com
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Now here's something we hope you really like:

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kRW7pITY5Cg

Sun, 08/12/2012 - 23:37 | 2700054 nmewn
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lol...I was always more of an Aesop guy...and a winker, caught up in the wrong crowd at the time ;-)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UqtOM03M8co

Mon, 08/13/2012 - 01:36 | 2700204 Freddie
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I am amazed we still have an economy.

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