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Extortionist In Chief

JRM57 Wrote: Feb 21, 2013 1:50 PM
Once you are dependent on the government, you don't ever want to get off the dole. Obama knows this. That's why food stamps has doubled, and why he gives away free phones and welfare, and housing assistance to as many people as he can. Come 2016, do you think those people dependent on the government will take a chance on electing someone else who might take those things away or do you think they would want Obama to be elected for a 3rd term and then a 4th term? That's why they're trying to overturn the limitations limiting the number of terms a president can have. And all those dependents upon the government are in favor of it! WAKE UP PEOPLE!!!!!!!

At the end of 1995 and stretching into January 1996, the federal government "shut down" because of an impasse between President Bill Clinton and House Republicans led by then-House Speaker Newt Gingrich. The issue was increased taxes vs. less spending. Sound familiar? The government re-opened when a bipartisan agreement was reached to balance the budget by 2003. It wasn't for reasons that included, but were not limited to, two wars. Now the national debt is racing toward an unsustainable $17 trillion.

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