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Congressional GOP slam Obama sloganeering, accuse president of slow march to Election Day

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posted on Jan, 29 2012 @ 07:23 PM
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House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis) says Obama hasn't much choice but to camapiagn on the "class warfare" rhetoric rather than his (Obama's) record because he (Obama) has generally failed.


President Obama's claims of wanting to give people a fair shot, make everyone do their fair share and have everyone play by the same set of rules may be the making of a great slogan, but his policies will lead to "debt, doubt and decline," a top Republican said Sunday.

"The outcome of these policies is to consolidate power in Washington where you have crony capitalism, which his rhetoric tries to decry," Ryan told "Fox News Sunday." "The president isn't leading. The president isn't being truthful with the American people about what kind of fiscal train wreck is coming."



Some opposition statements have been made:


"We have to have a balanced way forward when the Republican Party is willing to step forward, the Republicans in Congress and say let's do this together in a balanced way. Let's protect the key investments we need to grow and yet cut and ask a little more from people who can afford it and willing to do it," said Obama senior adviser David Axelrod.
sounds like Ryan may be right !



Ryan:

"What we have learned with the president time and again is he is going to put some kind of poll-tested line in the State of the Union address and have no follow-up whatsoever," Ryan said. "We have learned already that the president who's had three years to try and propose real solutions to fix our fiscal crisis is ducking it. He hasn't put a plan on the table yet. He formed commissions and super committees, so he sort of outsourced the leadership only to decry their results."


Axelrod:

But Axelrod said while Republicans may think the president isn't offering any big-idea solutions, he has proposed transforming the education system, reviving American manufacturing and getting control of "our energy future."
more rhetoric from Axelrod ?



FOX article



'The irony of this is the president’s policies do the exact opposite. We basically have this. The president can't run on his record. It’s a miserable record. He is not going to change his tune and moderate like say Bill Clinton did in 1996 because he’s really stuck with his ideology so he has no choice but to divide. So he is going to run a very decisive campaign for political gain and he has this concept of fairness and equality where he uses the kind of rhetoric we use, but the policies he's producing will result in crony capitalism will result in more power in the government to supervise our lives, to give us a stagnant economy where the rich and the powerful are the ones who are picking it. So what I'm trying to say is he is giving us a future of debt, doubt, and decline. '

ON FIRE: Paul Ryan Completely Dismantles Obama on FNS



What Has Obama Actually Done for the Majority of Americans ??









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posted on Jan, 29 2012 @ 07:42 PM
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Wait somebody in the other party is saying bad things about the other parties canidate during an election year? At least somebody in Republican Party remembered that they are suppose to be attacking Obama and not each other.



posted on Jan, 29 2012 @ 07:55 PM
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Originally posted by MrSpad
Wait somebody in the other party is saying bad things about the other parties canidate during an election year? At least somebody in Republican Party remembered that they are suppose to be attacking Obama and not each other.




good reminder !

But is anyone making sense ?



posted on Jan, 30 2012 @ 05:07 PM
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American politics


I live in Canada and people talk about your politics than they do ours, that's because yours is so much more interesting. What are they trying to distract us from?

Sorry I've got nothing else on topic to say...



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