Obama’s 1,000-day Report Card: ‘Gridlock, Dysfunction' : (He gets an A+ in those two areas)

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posted on Oct, 17 2011 @ 01:42 PM
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Don’t look for champagne, party horns, and confetti to mark President Barack Obama’s 1,000th day in the White House today. Indeed, some might be forgiven for feeling that these thousand days of “hope and change” seem more like a thousand years.




Partisan discord - fueled by a President who seems unable to find any common ground with the opposition party- is rife and rancorous. The economy is seeing its worst times since the Great Depression. Internationally, the country is bogged down in two major wars, while competitors such as China and Brazil take advantage of the mayhem to seize crucial economic terrain and key industries.


Consider the facts:


• Jobs: The president has presided over the loss of 2.2 million jobs.



• Debt: Obama has increased taxpayer debt by $4.2 trillion. Every day, the nation runs a deficit of $4.2 billion.



• Foreclosure and Bankruptcy: 2.4 million homes have been foreclosed on. Homeowners and businesses have declared 4 million bankruptcies.


• The Stimulus: Obama promised that his $787 billion stimulus would save or create 3.5 million jobs by the end of 2010. He came up 7.3 million jobs short of his goal, according to the Heritage Foundation.



• Healthcare: Obamacare did not reduce healthcare costs as promised and is in fact responsible for increasing costs in 2011. Health insurance premiums are up 13 percent.


• Poverty: Nearly 3 million more Americans live in poverty than did before Obama took office.



Perhaps even more worrisome for the administration: The expected June 2012 timeframe for the Supreme Court to rule whether the individual mandate, the sine qua non of the program’s viability, is constitutional. If Obama loses, he will have only 120 days to explain to American voters why his No. 1 legislative proposal would violate the founding covenant that Obama in 2001 told a Chicago radio station was “a charter of negative liberties” limiting federal power.



Allegations of insider favors to supporters are fueling the congressional probe into the loss of 1,100 jobs when the politically connected solar-panel firm Solyndra shuttered its doors after it received a $535 million loan guarantee President Obama hailed as a model green-jobs “investment.



The administration and Attorney General Eric Holder also find themselves dogged by a flurry of congressional subpoenas stemming from the Operation Fast and Furious program that allowed automatic weapons to “walk” across the border and into the hands of Mexican drug cartels, which used them in scores of crimes including the December 2010 murder of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry near Rio Rico, Ariz.



Source: www.newsmax.com...

The OBAMA Record of accomplishments does not lie. Anyone want to add to the list-there is plenty more-from NASA to the illeagal war(s) to the organization/support of the Occupy whatever city groups.....

The biggest and saddest thing-so far, about this Obama Admistration is the Killing of a US Border Patrol agent with weapons supplied by the US Gov't... you know... The OBAMA Administration.... silence in the street for that... but they will protest uselessness at the bequest of the leftist and ill-informed.

One thing for sure.... Election 2012 is going to be the most interesting election in our country's history. I will even go so far as to say there will be Riots, Violence in the Streets and Dead.... Let's hope Democracy wins.

Grab the popcorn and get ready.... the clock has already begun...


Oh yea.. go ahead supporters of Obama. Let's have it.




posted on Oct, 17 2011 @ 02:04 PM
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Yay, give your votes to the NWO ... Ooops I mean Ron Paul!



posted on Oct, 17 2011 @ 02:13 PM
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Another troll thread !
Neither party works , stop paying the blame game.



posted on Oct, 17 2011 @ 02:23 PM
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Well since we live in a two party system I guess I will pick the Repubs over the Dems.

No trolling... Fact talking.

What are you going to do? Not vote? You'll show them....



posted on Oct, 17 2011 @ 02:26 PM
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Originally posted by anon72
reply to post by OLD HIPPY DUDE
 



Well since we live in a two party system I guess I will pick the Repubs over the Dems.

No trolling... Fact talking.

What are you going to do? Not vote? You'll show them....


What are you going to do, vote? That will surely change things.



posted on Oct, 17 2011 @ 02:38 PM
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I have a far better chance of changing things by voting than not voting.

You'll get to see first hand how much voting can change things... real soon.

I case you missed the fine example of November 2010...



posted on Oct, 17 2011 @ 02:51 PM
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So you haven't woken up to the fact that americas two party is a two headed coin ?
IT'S BROKEN !
Divide and conquer. that always works.
edit on 17-10-2011 by OLD HIPPY DUDE because: (no reason given)



posted on Oct, 17 2011 @ 08:06 PM
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Maybe so but at this time, you either vote in the two party system or you don't.

I choose to.

I hope you all do too.





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