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Obama’s 2-Percent Flip Flops

cottontail Wrote: Mar 04, 2013 7:55 AM
Whilst I thought the 2 per cent SS tax reduction was dumb in the first place (they were obviously going to take it back sometime), it's ironic that they take it back on Jan. 1, then run around sqwauking "The sky is falling, the sky....." on Mar. 1 as the 2% sequester takes effect. Guess I'm just not smart enough to be in DC.

If you’re reading this, it means you survived the sequester. Of course, as President Obama reminded us last Friday, “this is not going to be an apocalypse as some people have said.”

Some people?

Just ten days earlier, the President said, “And that’s why it’s so troubling that just 10 days from now, Congress might allow a series of automatic, severe budget cuts to take place that will do the exact opposite. It won't help the economy, won't create jobs, will visit hardship on a whole lot of people.”

He went on to warn that “if Congress allows this meat-cleaver approach...

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