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Winky Gets His Win

posted at 1:48 pm on January 2, 2013 by

He won. Elections have consequences. If you are a person of means, you currently are a man, or woman, without a home. You have no representation. Neither political party demonstrated that you have value to the American ideal other than that of being a source of income the government can confiscate in larger quantities. The Republicans used to fight for job creators. Now, they capitulate. So what has the deal brought us?

The national defense apparatus, facing a trillion dollars of cuts over the next decade as part of the sequestration, is still facing it. Instead of it taking place now, it’s now in a two month governmentally-induced coma awaiting its fate in March.

Entitlement reform? A wink and a promise, one that no rational person in America expects to be kept.

Other federal spending reform? Same wink, same promise. Nancy Pelosi says all the cuts have been made already, and that there’s nothing left to cut.

Barring another can kicking session in two months when the next cliff arrives, we will conservatively (is that still a word that has any definition?) spend $4 trillion dollars more than we take in over the next decade. That’s not including what actually costs are realized when the full width and breadth of Obamacare is implemented, and the rest of the administration’s EPA regulations kick in.

And just because we’ve done nothing to reform the tens of trillions of dollars that’s going to hit the economy like a ticking time bomb when all of the Boomers hit retirement age, it doesn’t mean the math and actuarial tables aren’t right.

By the time Barack Obama retires to Hawaii permanently in 2017, this country is on track to be in debt by a sum that’s greater than most countries on Earth are worth.



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If you are a person of means, you currently are a man, or woman, without a home. You have no representation. Neither political party demonstrated that you have value to the American ideal other than that of being a source of income the government can confiscate in larger quantities.

Money quote. (Pardon the pun.)

We’ve gone from the chief complaint being “taxation without representation” to “representation without taxation.”

CurtZHP on January 2, 2013 at 1:56 PM

There is a counter-argument. Whatever happens next in the economy will be blamed on the Democrats. No ONE can call this Bush’s fault or the Republicans’ fault. The debt is starting to weigh things down and it’s a millstone around BHO’s neck.

Plus the Obamacare nightmare is about to really get going.

2014 could make 2010 look plain.

Pythagoras on January 2, 2013 at 2:32 PM

Yeah baby
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cmsinaz on January 2, 2013 at 2:53 PM

f you are a person of means, you currently are a man, or woman, without a home. You have no representation. Neither political party demonstrated that you have value to the American ideal other than that of being a source of income the government can confiscate in larger quantities.

BONUS! We’re seizing your guns lest you think that you’re being treated unfairly!

Jeddite on January 2, 2013 at 2:59 PM

The verb to watch: “primary.”

ConservativeLA on January 2, 2013 at 3:04 PM

By the time Barack Obama retires to Hawaii permanently in 2017, this country is on track to be in debt by a sum that’s greater than most countries on Earth are worth.

Still have that hope that he isn’t president for life I see. We can cross our fingers I guess.

Dr. Frank Enstine on January 2, 2013 at 4:22 PM

There is a counter-argument. Whatever happens next in the economy will be blamed on the Democrats. No ONE can call this Bush’s fault or the Republicans’ fault. The debt is starting to weigh things down and it’s a millstone around BHO’s neck.

Plus the Obamacare nightmare is about to really get going.

2014 could make 2010 look plain.

Pythagoras on January 2, 2013 at 2:32 PM

It is not and never will be the fault of the dems. BO is beyond fault and can do no wrong. He and the dems will blame everyone in this country except themselves and the masses will believe.

Dr. Frank Enstine on January 2, 2013 at 4:25 PM

There is a counter-argument. Whatever happens next in the economy will be blamed on the Democrats. No ONE can call this Bush’s fault or the Republicans’ fault. The debt is starting to weigh things down and it’s a millstone around BHO’s neck.

Plus the Obamacare nightmare is about to really get going.

2014 could make 2010 look plain.

Pythagoras on January 2, 2013 at 2:32 PM

What planet are you on? Of course the republicans will be blamed. The mainstream press and talk has abdicated its citizenship’s responsibilities. They are totally in support of the dhimocrapts and will willingly lie and ignore any news that does not support the dhimocraptic narrative.

Old Country Boy on January 2, 2013 at 5:33 PM

“2014 could make 2010 look plain.”

2014 will be as bad for the GOP than 2006 or 2008. The GOP, since 2010, rather than giving us reasons to back them, has spent the last two years convincing their base to just not give a $hit anymore.

I predict record low GOP turnout. There’s just no reason to vote for these weak, cowardly imbeciles anymore.

SAMinVA on January 2, 2013 at 6:49 PM

Doesn’t anyone think he’ll try and EO his way around the 22nd amendment?

OccamsRazor on January 2, 2013 at 7:58 PM

Doesn’t anyone think he’ll try and EO his way around the 22nd amendment?

OccamsRazor on January 2, 2013 at 7:58 PM

He’ll EO and ‘deem’ his way around anything he pleases now. The GOP has failed to provide any meaningful resistance for years, and this IMO was the nail in the coffin.

MelonCollie on January 2, 2013 at 8:07 PM

F you, GOP. You showed us all what a bunch of cowards and liars you are. And F you, too, Obamaphone lady,. I hate her guts and everyone she represents!

HiJack on January 3, 2013 at 12:59 AM