Obama is such a (expletive deleted!) Our country is in such an economic bind right now, high unemployment, inflation starting to creep in, soaring gas prices, just to name a few of the ills keeping our country down right now. Our fearless non-leader is picking NCAA brackets or playing golf rather than attending to state business. So while Libya burns, he goes off to Brazil to hobnob with the bigwigs and kick around a soccer ball with the kids. Then, in a stunning, jaw-dropping speech, in spite of our own oil situation back home, Obama promises to help out the Brazilians develop their oil reserves so we can buy it from them. (He just got them $2B in oil development loans awhile back.) Continue reading
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Obama held a press conference today to discuss rising gasoline and oil prices. Gasoline at the pump now costs an average of $3.50 per gallon nationwide, and experts project prices to eclipse $4 per gallon this year, possibly by the beginning of the summer driving season.
But instead of providing a solution that most of America wants — more domestic drilling — President Obama used his presser to recite misleading talking points to justify his anti-energy policies, arguments that have all been thoroughly debunked.
Here are the three biggest myths from President Obama’s remarks this afternoon:
The Shoveler-In-Chief, though short on executive experience, must have spent a lot of time in the past working in the barnyard, because he is really good at shoveling the BS. In an article by Peter Baker in the NYT Sunday Magazine, Obama admitted that he “realized too late that ‘there’s no such thing as shovel-ready projects’ when it comes to public works.” To late, he says. Obama may not have understood that there were no shovel ready jobs when he promised them to win support for the stimulus bill, but according to David Brooks in an interview with Mark Shields on PBS, Obama admitted to being aware of it as far back as a year ago. I don’t recall hearing any correction from the president, no “Oops! My bad.” He continued on with the charade, defending the bill, even proposing another one (but don’t call it a stimulus bill.) Seems that Obama and his administration have been the only ones doing any shoveling. Continue reading →