Carney: Obama’s forthcoming budget is going to be so detailed, it will “blow your mind”

posted at 4:01 pm on April 5, 2013 by Erika Johnsen

You’ll pardon me if I retain a healthy skepticism.

Ah, so that’s why it’s coming a full two months late! Womp. Anyhow, whatever the details are, a proposal that ever actually comes close to balancing in any span of time was always too much to hope for, and he’s throwing in some types of concessions on entitlement reform — which, as Ed already explained, is a pretty bid deal politically, albeit that they’re coming with the requisite ‘revenue enhancers.’ They’re calling it a ‘compromise proposal,’ but there is already some griping coming from the left, and Speaker Boehner wasn’t exactly full of unbridled optimism this morning:

“The president and I were not able to reach an agreement late last year because his offers never lived up to his rhetoric. Despite talk about so-called balance, the president’s last offer was significantly skewed in favor of higher taxes and included only modest entitlement savings. He said he could go no further toward the  middle, and that’s why his last offer was rejected.  In the end, the president got his tax hikes on the wealthy with no corresponding spending cuts. At some point we need to solve our spending problem, and what the president has offered would leave us with a budget that never balances.  In reality, he’s moved in the wrong direction, routinely taking off the table entitlement reforms he’s previously told me he could support.

“When the president visited the Capitol last month, House Republicans stated a desire to find common ground and urged him not to make savings we agree upon conditional on another round of tax increases. If reports are accurate, the president has not heeded that call. If the president believes these modest entitlement savings are needed to help shore up these programs, there’s no reason they should be held hostage for more tax hikes. That’s no way to lead and move the country forward.”


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“your mind” can be removed from that statement.

Nick_Angel on April 5, 2013 at 4:04 PM

Man, the regime is really tripping on Freudian slips the last few days aren’t they?

Dr. Carlo Lombardi on April 5, 2013 at 4:06 PM

I, simply, don’t believe anything that Opie says.

OhEssYouCowboys on April 5, 2013 at 4:06 PM

OH I don’t think ‘blow your mind’ is what bho is going to propose? Probably ‘blow smoke’ aka BOHICA up your hind end is more like it?
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letget on April 5, 2013 at 4:06 PM

But can I use it to blow my nose?

Steve Eggleston on April 5, 2013 at 4:09 PM

the only thing mind-blowing was the agitator getting reelected…that’s it.

RedInMD on April 5, 2013 at 4:11 PM

I’d rather use it to wipe my hiney.

RDE2010 on April 5, 2013 at 4:11 PM

Obama’s America

Plus, 50 million on ‘disability’.

It s/b 52%, all who voted for Obama, given the latrine America exists in today.

Schadenfreude on April 5, 2013 at 4:12 PM

Uh…..sorry. The phrase ‘entitlement reform’ is a pub term. Thats doesn’t figure in democratic terminology. I’m not being biased. Its like CIR is translated to ‘Amnesty’ in pub terminology.

tommy71 on April 5, 2013 at 4:13 PM

Carney: Obama’s forthcoming budget is going to be so detailed, it will “blow your mind”

…Carney needs to commit suicide

KOOLAID2 on April 5, 2013 at 4:14 PM

You’ll pardon me if I retain a healthy skepticism.

Don’t say that Erika, that’s rrrrraaaaaaacissssssst!

You’re only allowed to criticize black conservatives like Dr. Carson. Didn’t you get the memo?

Kingfisher on April 5, 2013 at 4:14 PM

Carney: Obama’s forthcoming budget is going to be so detailed, it will “blow your mind”

Hmm, maybe Carney’s right. Maybe this time, Obama finally learned how to add.

Nah!

Kingfisher on April 5, 2013 at 4:15 PM

Serious question Erika. Why does every post you write have “Womp” in it somewhere?

thphilli on April 5, 2013 at 4:16 PM

I’d really like to see BHO’s budget.

tommy71 on April 5, 2013 at 4:16 PM

More detailed than the beloved O’care?

antipc on April 5, 2013 at 4:17 PM

This is merely a set-up for the midterms. He’ll say, “Hey, I proposed a reasonable compromise budget (complete with entitlement reforms!) and the Congressional GOP leaders wouldn’t even discuss it with me.”

The media will report the story line as dictated to them by the WH propaganda machine, of course, but this time I think it falls as flat as gun control has fallen.

Happily, I think the voters have had enough of Obama’s constant campaigning, and his bullshit excuses for not addressing our problems and improving the jobs picture.

MTF on April 5, 2013 at 4:17 PM

My mind has been blown for the last five years! I am sure this “budget” he is going to submit will make a fool of him just like the last one did…….

ultracon on April 5, 2013 at 4:17 PM

I’d rather use it to wipe my hiney.

RDE2010 on April 5, 2013 at 4:11 PM

Apropos of nothing, because it will probably be only one sheet of paper.

slickwillie2001 on April 5, 2013 at 4:20 PM

Happily, I think the voters have had enough of Obama’s constant campaigning, and his bullshit excuses for not addressing our problems and improving the jobs picture.

MTF on April 5, 2013 at 4:17 PM

I had your optimism up until 11PM (ET) on election night. Not now.

RedInMD on April 5, 2013 at 4:21 PM

Serious question Erika. Why does every post you write have “Womp” in it somewhere?
thphilli on April 5, 2013 at 4:16 PM

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Anti-Wompite.

Dr. Carlo Lombardi on April 5, 2013 at 4:23 PM

Obama thinks he’s Jesus

Schadenfreude on April 5, 2013 at 4:24 PM

Oh, Barry has “details” this time? So all those other times it was just a ‘vision’ kind of thing.

I’ll believe it when I see it. This guy has never put anything down on paper that was worth anything.

GarandFan on April 5, 2013 at 4:29 PM

I’m sure what’s left of bayam’s mind will be blown.

Del Dolemonte on April 5, 2013 at 4:34 PM

Obummer could submit a post-it and the media would hail it as the most comprehensive budget the world has ever seen!

Bevan on April 5, 2013 at 4:40 PM

This is merely a set-up for the midterms. He’ll say, “Hey, I proposed a reasonable compromise budget (complete with entitlement reforms!) and the Congressional GOP leaders wouldn’t even discuss it with me.”

The media will report the story line as dictated to them by the WH propaganda machine, of course, but this time I think it falls as flat as gun control has fallen.

Happily, I think the voters have had enough of Obama’s constant campaigning, and his bullshit excuses for not addressing our problems and improving the jobs picture.

MTF on April 5, 2013 at 4:17 PM

Their minds were so blown, the Republicans couldn’t even discuss the plan. That is how blown their minds were.

True story.

Lily on April 5, 2013 at 4:41 PM

“carney obamas forthcoming budget isnt what he would do if he were king obviously?”

The Rogue Tomato on April 5, 2013 at 4:41 PM

…will we have to pass it…to see what’s really in it?

KOOLAID2 on April 5, 2013 at 4:41 PM

I’m sure what’s left of bayam’s mind will be blown.

Del Dolemonte on April 5, 2013 at 4:34 PM

…well!…that’s by the butt cheek area!

KOOLAID2 on April 5, 2013 at 4:44 PM

per a previous thread, I can say I agree with Boehner. Obama got his tax hike already.

GOP house, all spending starts in your domain, act accordingly.

DanMan on April 5, 2013 at 4:49 PM

Oh, Barry has “details” this time? So all those other times it was just a ‘vision’ kind of thing.

I’ll believe it when I see it. This guy has never put anything down on paper that was worth anything.

GarandFan on April 5, 2013 at 4:29 PM

Yeah. He’s actually going to use the real names of all government departments and agencies, details previously thought to be beneath the smartest president. Ever.

BobMbx on April 5, 2013 at 4:50 PM

Setting up 2014…

Redford on April 5, 2013 at 4:53 PM

Carney: Obama’s forthcoming budget is going to be so detailed, it will “blow your mind”

So sayeth the man without one.

Resist We Much on April 5, 2013 at 4:55 PM

Serious question Erika. Why does every post you write have “Womp” in it somewhere?

thphilli on April 5, 2013 at 4:16 PM

Serious question tp. Why does every post you write have “dirty neocon joo-lover” in it somewhere?

stefanite on April 5, 2013 at 4:55 PM

which, as Ed already explained, is a pretty bid deal politically,

I think you meant pretty big deal politically, which is isn’t. This budget is DOA in Congress before the rat-eared devil even gets around to submitting his homework from February.

pretty bid politically should really read petty political bid.

Happy Nomad on April 5, 2013 at 5:07 PM

Somewhere bayam is having a cigarette and watching her Sex and the City DVDs.

Chuck Schick on April 5, 2013 at 5:16 PM

If the president believes these modest entitlement savings are needed to help shore up these programs, there’s no reason they should be held hostage for more tax hikes. That’s no way to lead and move the country forward.”

Heh. He used “president [obummer]” and “leader” in the same paragraph.

AZfederalist on April 5, 2013 at 5:16 PM

That’s a pretty low bar.

After all, if there is ANYTHING produced by this group that is of substance (other than pandering, of course), my mind would be blown.

EB

EdmundBurke247 on April 5, 2013 at 5:18 PM

Wonder who is writing this budget. It can’t be lazybones himself.

scalleywag on April 5, 2013 at 5:18 PM

obama budget =
oh hell, never mind it will just suxk anyway.

losarkos on April 5, 2013 at 5:22 PM

If the president believes these modest entitlement savings are needed to help shore up these programs, there’s no reason they should be held hostage for more tax hikes. That’s no way to lead and move the country forward.”

Looks like the AP got to the WH style book and made some changes for them:

Out: Spending In: Investment

Out: Cuts In: Savings

Out: Taxes In: Revenue Enhancement

Out: Tax Refund In: Spending

BobMbx on April 5, 2013 at 5:22 PM

Obama should just save the economy by resigning because he is worthless regarding economics

HAGGS99 on April 5, 2013 at 5:37 PM

Coming after your retirement investments, as expected: Obama Budget to Take Aim at Wealthy IRAs

401K’s sure to follow.

slickwillie2001 on April 5, 2013 at 6:03 PM

He is a confirmed Marxist

HAGGS99 on April 5, 2013 at 6:08 PM

The senior administration official said that wealthy taxpayers can currently “accumulate many millions of dollars in these accounts, substantially more than is needed to fund reasonable levels of retirement saving.”

http://thehill.com/blogs/on-the-money/domestic-taxes/292071-obama-budget-to-target-wealthy-iras

THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT will determine what is REASONABLE?

Federally controlled society, call it Marxism, Statism, Communism, Progressivism or whatever you want it…..

Who can blame the Ruling class, we voted for them, we pay their salaries, and we don’t care apparently.

PappyD61 on April 5, 2013 at 6:17 PM

not one congressman will read it nor vote for it. the idea of budgeting has been dispensed with except in healthcare where some commissar will determine whether you are worth receiving health care.

Democrat utopia!

tom daschle concerned on April 5, 2013 at 6:43 PM

Yeah, detailed but totally detached from reality. Just like all of the others. Fantasy, essentially. Basically a socialist’s wish list.

farsighted on April 5, 2013 at 7:01 PM

Obysmal is aiming for equality of outcomes any way you slice and dice it. Look at how he intends to limit IRA accounts as he determines how much a person “needs” as a retirement hedge.
http://thehill.com/blogs/on-the-money/domestic-taxes/292071-obama-budget-to-target-wealthy-iras

onlineanalyst on April 5, 2013 at 8:16 PM

Sorry, PappyD61, I didn’t see that you had posted The Hill link, too.

onlineanalyst on April 5, 2013 at 8:17 PM

Obysmal is aiming for equality of outcomes any way you slice and dice it. Look at how he intends to limit IRA accounts as he determines how much a person “needs” as a retirement hedge.
http://thehill.com/blogs/on-the-money/domestic-taxes/292071-obama-budget-to-target-wealthy-iras

onlineanalyst on April 5, 2013 at 8:16 PM

Once Lil’Timmy gets through inflating the dollar, who knows what that three million dollars will buy, if anything.

slickwillie2001 on April 5, 2013 at 8:53 PM

*shrug* Doesn’t matter, it will never pass the Senate and the House. Carney is a bonehead. Obummer can submit all the budgets he wants to.

sage0925 on April 5, 2013 at 8:59 PM

*shrug* Doesn’t matter, it will never pass the Senate and the House. Carney is a bonehead. Obummer can submit all the budgets he wants to.

sage0925 on April 5, 2013 at 8:59 PM

And Jugears will just keep trying until he gets his way. He’ll do it by executive order, if he has to.

Part of the endgame is to get that huge pot of money that exists in our retirement accounts. And as we all know, liberals NEVER let those crazy ideas go.

SagebrushPuppet on April 5, 2013 at 11:25 PM

Carney speaks with a forked tongue – thought he was leaving.

Amazingoly on April 6, 2013 at 7:07 AM

Former Dating Game contestant and nit-wit governor, Jennifer Granholm, used to say her budget and plans for the State of Michigan were going to ‘blow us away’. Under her watch Michigan lost 280,000 manufacturing jobs, the budget didn’t balance until a Republican took over, and the largest city, Detroit, is run by an emergency manager.

You can expect similar results from President Kardashian.

spivey on April 6, 2013 at 7:13 AM

You’ll have to pass it to know what’s in it. I love fill in the blank legislation.

Cindy Munford on April 6, 2013 at 12:44 PM