Four years ago Barack Obama was elected President with 53% of the vote -- a monumental achievement. He was swept into office with 364 electoral votes, compared to John McCain’s lackluster 162 electoral votes. With 60 votes in the Senate and a lock-step Democrat majority behind then Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the new President had complete party control of Congress. His approval rating by early spring peaked above 70%.
Remember when President Obama bragged about Joe Biden's fiscal discipline cred in 2009? "To you, he's Mr. Vice President, but around the White House, we call him the Sheriff," Obama warned government employees. "Because if you're misusing taxpayer money, you'll have to answer to him."
The Five's Greg Gutfeld describes ten things the President could be doing instead of another "late night infomercial."
Congress may not be popular – just one in seven Americans approve of the job they’re doing – but they are creative. Instead of quietly leaving town ahead of the elections, some lawmakers have decided they should start blaming their constituents for the lack of legislative progress in Washington.
There’s been a lot of speculation in the media that current gold prices are stimulus bets. If that’s the case, those are bad bets.
1) Obama took 700 billion dollars out of the Medicare program and put it into his wildly unpopular health care program.
If I ever run out of topics, all I need to do is wait a bit and some new example of federal blockheadery will bubble to the surface like an ancient french fry in an abandoned grease trap.
What will the job-starved Obama economy look like during the next few years if he were to win re-election in November?
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