Oh, Yeah, and Then There's This Fucking Horseshit Too
Obama's claiming that he'll "cut" $2 trillion from the budget over ten years.You don't really think he's going to cut spending, do you? Of course not. So here's how he comes up with $1.6 trillion of his $2 trillion in "cuts:" He takes the 2008, peak-of-the-surge cost of the Iraq War as our permanent Iraq War spending baseline. He extends that out ten years -- including goosing it down the line for inflation. Then he notes that he's ending a war which was actually pretty much ended by our troops (and the Iraqis, too) by defeating Al Qaeda and ending the insurgency. Then he says, "Hey, man, look -- every year I'm going to be saving money on those Iraq War costs! Count it as a 'cut'!" Um, yeah. What the fuck -- am I retarded? Am I giving off a pinhead kinda vibe? Am I wearing a brightly colored shirt with a silly picture on it and mismatches socks? What? What am I doing, exactly, to send out the signal that I'm a mental fucking defective? Watch the video. As Commentary notes, even by Washington standards, this is "unusually disingenuous." Why not go further? Within two years, according to Obama's rosy estimates, no further TARP or capital injections into the banking system will be needed. So, if we spent $2 trillion on that this year (let us say), why not say that for the eight years after we recover we'll be "saving" two trillion per year, for a total savings over ten years of $16 trillion? (Plus interest!) Thanks to Dave @ Garfield Ridge. Oh, and he also sends along this link about that price-leading-to-overestimation-of-a-product's-quality thing I mentioned, in case you need some kind of cite for it. PS: Obama's cultists are making much of the fact that Obama seeks to put Iraq War costs back into the regular budget. They hail this as an advance for transparency, accountability, and honesty. That's a lie. He wants to put the exceptional and temporary costs of the Iraq War into the regular budget so he can fraudulently claim $1.6 trillion in "savings" down the line. In Related News... The United States has "cut" over $75 trillion from its budgets over the past 230 odd years by not fighting the fucking British every goddamn fucking year.
1 Why stop at ten years? Why not a hundred? A thousand? That Barry sure knows how to save teh money!
Posted by: jaleach at March 03, 2009 07:41 PM (gHrZU)
2 Gee. I didn't buy a brand new Mercedes this year. I saved what, $80,000?
And if I don't buy one next year, that's twice that.
If I just don't buy Mercedes for the next 10 years, I'll be a multi-millionaire.
Posted by: nickless at March 03, 2009 07:43 PM (MMC8r)
3 Sure he will cut 2 trillion but add in 3 or 4 or 5 more. In honor of Paul Harvey passing he will no longer tell us the "rest of the story".
Posted by: David at March 03, 2009 07:45 PM (HAdov)
4 Gosh, it's as if the people in this Administration are lying sacks of shit - or something.
And the bulk of the American voting public is still saying, "Mmm, this is some yummy shit you're feeding us, oh Dear Leader. Please, can we have some more???"
And The One's tax-cheat cohorts are kicking-back with a cold one, telling themselves "It's all going according to plan"...
Posted by: DocJ at March 03, 2009 07:46 PM (2HZhO)
5 Cutting 2 trillion should be easy when several million of us will either be on the next flight out, in a happy camp, in guerrilla warfare or dead from starvation.
Posted by: Blazer at March 03, 2009 07:46 PM (+FzLa)
6 You know how many people die every year? Instant and permanent Social Security savings. We'll have a surplus in no time.
Posted by: right at March 03, 2009 07:48 PM (EquV1)
7 What the fuck -- am I retarded? Am I giving off a pinhead kinda vibe?
52% of the population will believe him.
Posted by: shibumi at March 03, 2009 07:49 PM (tZB/c)
8 Do you mean to tell me, when I buy a $900 refrigerator marked down to $850, I'm not saving money?
No wonder, my bank account keeps getting smaller.
Posted by: franksalterego at March 03, 2009 07:50 PM (GKyIE)
9 The stupid outnumber the intelligent.
Posted by: JWF at March 03, 2009 07:51 PM (1l37M)
10 "As Commentary notes, even by Washington standards, this is "unusually disingenuous.""
...and yet will still be swallowed unquestionably hook, line and sinker by every journalist, MSM pundit, message board Leftist imbecile, and Kathleen Parker.
Posted by: Kensington at March 03, 2009 07:51 PM (90mpl)
11 "You know how many people die every year? Instant and permanent Social Security savings. We'll have a surplus in no time."
And once the forced Euthanasia kicks in under Obamacare (and you know it's going to be there!), that savings will skyrocket even higher!
Bread and circuses, baby! Here we come!
Posted by: Kensington at March 03, 2009 07:54 PM (90mpl)
12 Kathleen Parker swallows? Where do I sign up?
Posted by: pendejo grande at March 03, 2009 07:55 PM (PXZI9)
13 Kathleen will swallow, but the sinker will be without hook nor line, other than the usual...."I promise I won't raise your taxes cum....."
Posted by: Frank G at March 03, 2009 07:56 PM (Aaspy)
14 Gee, Ace, you're not like, pissed, are you?
Posted by: Vinnie at March 03, 2009 07:57 PM (idf83)
15 The sheep among us, well over 52%, seem to be just fine and dandy with Lord Waffles McUnicorn's plans. On Kudlow's show, Obamabot/political tool John "Whorewood" Harwood showed NBC/WSJ polling that 68% approve of Barry's bailout plans and 57% love the porkulus. Those people will have no problem believing anything Obastard's operatives say. Yes, we are talking about retards. Retards that vote.
Posted by: George Orwell at March 03, 2009 07:58 PM (AZGON)
At least Bubba had a conscience with some of this shit, and wanted to be liked.
Barry couldn't give a fuck about that. His self-esteem is so out-of-whack that it is beyond his comprehension that he could be wrong.
Posted by: Rev. Dr. E. Buzz Miller at March 03, 2009 07:59 PM (cTHpq)
17 In Related News... The United States has "cut" over $75 trillion from its budgets over the past 230 odd years by not fighting the fucking British every goddamn fucking year.
Oh, shit, don't tell Obama that. He'll want to spend that too!
Posted by: wiserbud at March 03, 2009 07:59 PM (EW49d)
18 And once the forced Euthanasia kicks in under Obamacare (and you know
it's going to be there!), that savings will skyrocket even higher!
Yep, and you know where you'll go once you are euthanized.
That's right, Soylent Green.
Posted by: Thorn at March 03, 2009 07:59 PM (+FzLa)
19 This is fucking brilliant! Obama is a God Damn genius! All Obama has to do now is have the Treasury print up 8 or 9 new $ 1 Trillion dollar bills and he could pay for everything. Now I'm sorry I didn't vote for him.
Posted by: Hammer at March 03, 2009 08:01 PM (1kwr2)
20 Finally the moment I've been waiting for
He's really pissing down my back and calling it rain!
Thank you Lightbringer, I always thought it was just a cliche
Posted by: Merkin at March 03, 2009 08:01 PM (z+72b)
hahaha, Roland Burris is going to run in 2010!
how you like that, racist wingnuts?
And it looks like he's got a lot of support.
Posted by: Stupid Typical Fucking Moonbat at March 03, 2009 08:02 PM (B22KF)
22 This is fucking brilliant! Obama is a God Damn genius! All Obama has
to do now is have the Treasury print up 8 or 9 new $ 1 Trillion dollar
bills and he could pay for everything. Now I'm sorry I didn't vote for
Brilliant idea. Wish I would have thought of that !!
Posted by: Robert Mugabe at March 03, 2009 08:02 PM (+FzLa)
23 Shit. Now I feel stupid. Before now I didn't understand why he changed policy to include war spending in the general budget. I knew it had nothing to do with transparency or honesty as his cultist claim, but hadn't made the connection- why make the deficit look even bigger?
Perfect. Fucking. Sense. So long as spending increases are less than reduced war costs, he'll count it asa spending cut. Fucking douchebag.
But I'm sure the MSM will point out the dishonesty of claiming spending cuts when spending has actually gone through the roof, right?
Posted by: Hollowpoint at March 03, 2009 08:03 PM (plsiE)
24 Um, I sure hope the Republicans who are going to run in the midterm elections are taking note of the crap that obama is doing. Fuck, at this point, obama is practically given them their talking points.
Posted by: Ginger at March 03, 2009 08:03 PM (JshVp)
Yes, we are talking about retards. Retards that vote.
Perhaps next election cycle, the GOP can hold all day beer and pizza parties in all democrat districts to keep the retards away from the polls.
Posted by: shibumi at March 03, 2009 08:03 PM (tZB/c)
26 But wait, there's more! Obama promised during the primary to go through each spending bill line by line and cut out any pork.
The current omnibus spending bill has 9000 pork items and nobody is even trying to hide it.
Your move, Lightworker.
Posted by: JackStraw at March 03, 2009 08:03 PM (VW9/y)
27 He asked Geithner the same question andTim did more of a dance (i.e. lied). Ryan (I think it was him)then just toldGeithner in as many words that it was BS. Taxcheating Timmy just smirked. Awful to watch (in fact I turned it off after that). How the hell do these guys think there will ever be any confidence in the markets (or the Government) when they continue to lie, misrepresent, and continue the corruption that is so rampant in DC and the financial industry?
Posted by: markytom at March 03, 2009 08:03 PM (dRx6z)
oh, and wingnut fascists, buy some stock. Obama, the economic genius, said now is time to act boldly and buy stocks, so you know they're only going to up.
But don't blame Obama if they go down. Blame the crooked CEOs and the greedy Wall Street traders.
Posted by: Stupid Typical Fucking Moonbat at March 03, 2009 08:04 PM (B22KF)
You know what...I have a bad feelign that he is just stupid enough to try that.
And who would stop him? He is Barry obama!
Is there ANYONE who will actually stand up to this Marxist fucker?
Posted by: Rev. Dr. E. Buzz Miller at March 03, 2009 08:04 PM (cTHpq)
Fuck, at this point, obama is practically given them their talking points.
I would say amen, but our Republican leader say's we're all a bunch of fuckin' Nazi's.
Posted by: Robert Mugabe at March 03, 2009 08:07 PM (+FzLa)
31 "oh, and wingnut fascists, buy some stock. Obama, the economic genius,
said now is time to act boldly and buy stocks, so you know they're only
going to up."
Done and done! If the stocks go down, Lord Obama (PBUH) will reimburse me the difference!
Posted by: My Idiot Obama-Voting Acquaintance at March 03, 2009 08:08 PM (90mpl)
32 How the hell do these guys think there will ever be any confidence in the markets
Its a feature
Posted by: toby928 at March 03, 2009 08:09 PM (PD1tk)
33 "I would say amen, but our Republican leader say's we're all a bunch of fuckin' Nazi's."
It's like Steele decided to copy Howard Dead but didn't notice that Dean aimed all of his insults at the other party, not his own.
Posted by: Kensington at March 03, 2009 08:10 PM (90mpl)
34 I would say amen, but our Republican leader say's we're all a bunch of fuckin' Nazi's.
And don't think this won't be a talking point come the mid-term's. I can see the sound-byte of the leader of the GOP calling his consituency Nazi's plastered all over a thousand 522's.
Posted by: Blazer at March 03, 2009 08:11 PM (+FzLa)
35 Wake me up when the throat slitting starts. I know a couple of unemployed pirates with long swords.
Posted by: Old Sailor at March 03, 2009 08:14 PM (/Ft4q)
36 I'm waiting for Ace's post about how much porn he didn't watch and/or post links to.
Posted by: MamaAJ at March 03, 2009 08:16 PM (X6Zdh)
If the stocks go down, Lord Obama (PBUH) will reimburse me the difference!
Obama is working on a plan to limit the investment losses of low income people. Finally, fairness on Wall Street!
Posted by: Stupid Typical Fucking Moonbat at March 03, 2009 08:18 PM (B22KF)
38 War is peace. A boot on your neck...forever.
Posted by: torabora at March 03, 2009 08:18 PM (Mj1mF)
39 I think we're only watching the blooper reels. Eventually, we'll see the real presidency...
Naw, I think we're seeing the real thing, not a blooper reel. It's what Hollywood call's a dark comedy.
No pun intended.
Posted by: Blazer at March 03, 2009 08:23 PM (+FzLa)
40 Anyone watching O'Reilly? He's actually covering for Obama and trying to tell us that PELOSI is pushing the policy's that are damaging the economy not Obama.. he's fighting the leftists.... or something.. ?? huh?
What happend to O'Reilly ? 5 years ago he wouldn't have been doing this
Posted by: John Frum at March 03, 2009 08:23 PM (w60VX)
Two trillion for one throat slice?
Posted by: Rev. Dr. E. Buzz Miller at March 03, 2009 08:23 PM (cTHpq)
42 Let's see, if I do not purchase 1 case of Guinness this March 17, and simply purchase 1 litre of Valu-Rite ® I saved how much money? Fuck it. It is a double holiday, St. Pats and my dads B-day.... I will spend my unemployment (stimulus) check and get both. Brilliant!
Posted by: sirsurfalot at March 03, 2009 08:25 PM (Czvjx)
Bill O'Rly...Looking out for you, for two trillion.
wait til Wink Martindale is reduced to doing Tic Tac Dough...in Chinese...
Posted by: Rev. Dr. E. Buzz Miller at March 03, 2009 08:26 PM (cTHpq)
44 You know, Obama kicks ass over FDR. FDR had all these three-letter acronyms. Obama goes with four, minimum! ARRA, TARP, ACORN, USSA (well, not yet, give him a year). The list will, I'm sure, go on.
And he spends trillions of dollars now by withdrawing from this magical account in the future. Obama and I, we straight, yo.
Posted by: t-bird at March 03, 2009 08:27 PM (FcR7P)
45 wait til Wink Martindale is reduced to doing Tic Tac Dough...in Chinese...
Hey, I'm actually looking forward to becoming a Chinaman. They seem to want to gradually take baby step's to slide out of Communism not take Godzilla step's into it like we are.
Posted by: Blazer at March 03, 2009 08:29 PM (+FzLa)
46 Don't forget the bazillions we've saved by not fighting armies of T-rex for the last 60 million years.
Posted by: kevin in ABQ at March 03, 2009 08:29 PM (12v+J)
47 I giving off a pinhead kinda vibe?
Never, your Ewokness! May Michelle Obozo sit on Rahm Jackass's face and smother the prick.
Posted by: Shaitan at March 03, 2009 08:29 PM (65WaW)
48 Oh fuck. We're fighting the British again?! But who am I going to drink with!
Posted by: shank at March 03, 2009 08:31 PM (HfjkQ)
49 He wouldn't be able to find his ass with both hands if someone didn't write the instructions down and put them on a teleprompter. It just exponentially magnifies the problem when the one writing the shit down is a clueless as he is.
Posted by: Kae Gregory at March 03, 2009 08:32 PM (P9zbv)
50 I giving off a pinhead kinda vibe?
Uh...Dude? I been meaning to talk to you about that...
Posted by: Troll Feeder at March 03, 2009 08:32 PM (4sNQL)
51 (only playing!)
Posted by: Troll Feeder at March 03, 2009 08:33 PM (4sNQL)
52 Don't forget the bazillions we've saved by not fighting armies of T-rex for the last 60 million years.
Let's not also forget Judgment Day isn't even here yet. How the fuck are we gonna fight Skynet when we won't even be able to rub two chicken bones together or be able to afford shitpaper or lightbulbs?
Posted by: Blazer at March 03, 2009 08:34 PM (+FzLa)
53 Hold on....
Correct me if I am wrong, but wans't the libtard complaint for the past 8 years that we borrowed trillions for the Iraq War? You know, borrowed, as in we didn't have the cash so our loan shark (aka China) hooked us up with some cash.
So, aside from the ridiculousness so accurately explored above; isn't Capt. Unicorn even taking stupidity a pole vault further by suggesting that we're saving borrowed money?
For instance, I am flat broke yet couldn't I say that I am saving a hundred gazillion dollars by not going out an borrowing money that I don't have in the first place?
Going one step further, my example is still disingenuous since in ignores the fact that we already borrowed the money, thus we can no longer claim to be saving it. The only possible "savings" we could realize is if we were to stop paying back the existing loan. So, is Prez'nit Dumbo telling us that he's going to save us all that war cabbage by pulling an ACORN on the Chinese and claim that the debt is their fault because they shouldn't have given us a loan in the first place?
For fuck sake, I would rather have Paris Hilton in the White House than this jackass. At least we could pimp her out to Arabs for cash or something.
Posted by: Damiano at March 03, 2009 08:35 PM (cfKer)
54 How many lies has fuckface told in the past 30 some days ?? anybody want to say it - no....ok I will allready
IMPEACH THE MOTHER FUCKER ALLREADY
Posted by: paranoid polly at March 03, 2009 08:36 PM (YLNjm)
55 Dr. Frank Luntz: "I'll give you a startling statistic, by almost 3 to 1
Americans believe that this country will be worse for their children
than it is now" "The American Dream is dead" says Dr. Luntz.
Posted by: silly at March 03, 2009 08:36 PM (zplc6)
56 BO is a cunt.
Posted by: sickinmass at March 03, 2009 08:37 PM (/i4dU)
57 Well, McCain said that we would be in Iraq for a hundred years.
Let's see... One hundred times 180 billion =OMG!!1!1 WE ARE CUTTING INFINITY TIMES THREE DOLLARS FROM THE BUDGET!!1!1!1!
Posted by: Empire of Jeff at March 03, 2009 08:38 PM (bu0Ek)
58 You can save 10K on a GM Tahoe right now, why doesn't Obama buy a million of em, that would save 10 trillion dollars!
Posted by: mcl at March 03, 2009 08:39 PM (iqYCb)
59 BO is a cunt
Actually, I would never associate him with the most redeeming quality of a woman.
He's beyond that.
Posted by: Blazer at March 03, 2009 08:40 PM (+FzLa)
When has anyone expected the libtard mind to have consistency?
One I like recently is that people bitch about how it's "their money" going to Northern Trust, etc...
Yet, the same fucking money is going to disgusting pork that has no redeeming value, yet they aren't bright enough to see that it's the same fucking thing.
They just hate banks!
He hates these cans!!!STAY AWAY FROM THE CANS!!!!!!!!!
Posted by: Rev. Dr. E. Buzz Miller at March 03, 2009 08:41 PM (cTHpq)
61 Well, McCain said that we would be in Iraq for a hundred years.
That's at least 92 yrs. more than we'll be in America.
Posted by: Blazer at March 03, 2009 08:41 PM (+FzLa)
62 Am I giving off a pinhead kinda vibe?
You know, that's who should give the Republican response to the next speech. Pinhead. People would have to listen then.
Posted by: alexthechick at March 03, 2009 08:42 PM (h3pxe)
63 Don't forget the bazillions we've saved by not fighting armies of T-rex for the last 60 million years.
Yeah, thats right. Remember that movie were Morgan Freeman was the President and a big space rock was going to destroy the earth except Robert Duval blew it up and it only killed half the people on the planet? Well, that didn't happen, so we saved all that money as well. Come on fellow morons. Reality sucks. Its Obama's world and we live in it!
Posted by: Hammer at March 03, 2009 08:43 PM (1kwr2)
64 >>"The American Dream is dead"
I really believe this. For the first time in my life, I don't think America's best days are ahead of us. I honestly feel bad for those in there 30's and younger. What we had is not what we will have in the future. We won't die a fast death but we have lost the essence of this country and I don't think we are getting it back.
We now live in an America where kids will have to wear a safety helmet from birth until they are 21. Where individual freedom gives way to the greater good. Where striving for excellence is punished and incompetence is rewarded. I'm glad I lived most of my life in a different America.
I've seen things you people wouldn't believe...
Posted by: JackStraw at March 03, 2009 08:47 PM (VW9/y)
65 The angrier I get the higher O's poll numbers go , supposedly.
I'm confident I'm not alone in observing this phenomena , if Ace's commenters are any indication . I get the sense that a lot of us are just short of going into a foaming raging fit .
I guess my question is , who in the everloving fuck are the people giving
'Chicago messiah' his positive poll numbers ? Can there really be that many drool soaked imbeciles out there ?
Posted by: aubrey at March 03, 2009 08:50 PM (U1Lxs)
#60..Then some moron please give BO a hot wing.
Posted by: sickinmass at March 03, 2009 08:51 PM (/i4dU)
hahahaha, okay doom and gloomers, I know the concepts of hope and change are foreign to you cons, but don't worry, we'll take better care of your children than you did.
Everything is going to be fine. Stop resisting.
Posted by: Stupid Typical Fucking Moonbat at March 03, 2009 08:52 PM (B22KF)
" I'm glad I lived most of my life in a different America."
So am I.
We had a lot of fun, and kids now will have fun and feel free, but they'll also deal with idiot leftists intruding in on every fucking thing in their life just so they can be socialized.
The left is filled with little conformist assholes.
One thing is for sure, the people who lived in the ghetto during the depression had it MUCH MUCH MUCH MUCH worse than we will ahve it.
Posted by: Rev. Dr. E. Buzz Miller at March 03, 2009 08:53 PM (cTHpq)
69 Re: #65. Jack, I'm with you. I'm old enough that I hope I won't live long enough to see what is going to happen to this country. This must have been what the founding fathers went through before they decided enough was enough. I wish I had there courage.
Posted by: Hammer at March 03, 2009 08:53 PM (1kwr2)
70 Obama is a lying crook. And those who believe him are idiots.
Posted by: katya at March 03, 2009 08:54 PM (oRJZj)
haha, JackStraw, you're acting as if we're not going to recognize Tom Petty after the Obamaclypse.
Posted by: Stupid Typical Fucking Moonbat at March 03, 2009 08:54 PM (B22KF)
72 Control yourself, sir.It is unsporting to feign surprise like this.
Posted by: Jones at March 03, 2009 08:54 PM (KOkrW)
73 There =their. Sorry.
Posted by: Hammer at March 03, 2009 08:54 PM (1kwr2)
74 Right now Obama is dancing naked in front of a full length mirror with his dick and balls tucked between his legs, pulling his nipples and growling "You wanna fuck me," like Jame Gumb in Silence of the Lambs.
He doesn't give a fuck that his bullshit is so easily exposed. Chuck Shumer was right - Americans don't care. At least, they don't care in enough numbers to stop any of this.
And even when they start feeling the pain, they won't blame Obama and the Democrats. They'll beg him for an even larger share of the fruits of your labors. And they'll get it.
Bring on the fuckin' apocalypse, baby! I am exquisitely suited to deal with the aftermath of this presidency. I only hope there are real zombies to battle in the wastelands of America.
Posted by: Empire of Jeff at March 03, 2009 08:59 PM (bu0Ek)
75 "The angrier I get the higher O's poll numbers go , supposedly."
Then for crying out loud WILL YOU CALM DOWN ALREADY!?! I'm going to scream if his poll numbers go any higher...
"I get the sense that a lot of us are
just short of going into a foaming raging fit ."
I'm seriously thinking I might have to step away from the computer for awhile again (just as I did immediately after the election) before I descend into full gibbering madness.
"I guess my question is , who in the everloving fuck are the people giving 'Chicago messiah' his positive poll numbers ? Can there really be that many drool soaked imbeciles out there ?"
Yes, absolutely. They're all over Facebook. They think he's a rockstar and they have no idea what he's really doing to the country, and even if they did, a whole lot of them would still go along. The Left really won it all when they took over the education establishment.
Posted by: Kensington at March 03, 2009 08:59 PM (90mpl)
The rockets being fired into Israel by Hamas are going to sport that fancy new AARA logo.
It takes a village...and the Palestinians and Hamas are good enough to take Obama's money to help stimulate our economy.
Posted by: Stupid Typical Fucking Moonbat at March 03, 2009 09:00 PM (B22KF)
77 The Left really won it all when they took over the education establishment.
Posted by: Bill D. Cat at March 03, 2009 09:02 PM (d0YiG)
78 >>Right now Obama is dancing naked in front of a full length mirror with his dick and balls tucked between his legs, pulling his nipples and growling "You wanna fuck me," like Jame Gumb in Silence of the Lambs.
That's the most disturbing thing I have read in a long time. Mostly because I think it's truer than not.
Posted by: JackStraw at March 03, 2009 09:03 PM (VW9/y)
79 Obama is sssooo good at keeping his promises. During the campaign he promised to give 95% of the voters a tax cut. By the time he is finished with our economy, only 5% of the voters will have a job, and still be forced to pay taxes. He has actually(AMAZINGLY)savedthe middle/low classes from paying ANY taxes at all.
Posted by: outraged at March 03, 2009 09:04 PM (penCf)
80 >>The Left really won it all when they took over the education establishment.
>>Who in the everloving fuck are the people giving
'Chicago messiah' his positive poll numbers ? Can there really be that many drool soaked imbeciles out there?
..unemployed and soon to be MSM. Thats who. Commie Fucks.
We all saw this coming! Find conservatives and vote them in.
Posted by: sickinmass at March 03, 2009 09:07 PM (/i4dU)
Ace, you are on fire. I love it.
Posted by: MAJ O at March 03, 2009 09:11 PM (PwjGt)
82 It's like when your wife goes out to the sales. She spends $500, but then she tells you "But, it was on SALE! I saved us $1000!".
Uh, yeah, right. If you want to get laid tonight, this is where you have to shut up.
I'm waiting for Obama to come out to a presser and say "Does this budget make my ass look fat?".
Nobody will say anything bad, because they are worried that they won't get any lovin' from "the One". Too bad they don't realise that they are already getting screwed.
And now we are to ignore the market, and it's ups and downs.
How long do we have? A year? Six months? Will we even make it to July 4th?
Posted by: Dysfunctional at March 03, 2009 09:13 PM (FTiH0)
83 "The left really won it all when they took over the education establishment" .Bullseye ,Kensington. It's as if they had a plan for that.
We're homeschooling ours . Unfortunately , he'll miss out on the bullying from Obama's favorite demographic that dominates our local school district . I'd hoped to be able to send him to public school . Homeschooling is a pain in the ass but when ,,as a kindergartener , a third grader tried to extort money from him I could see the writing on the wall. We pulled him out of the gladiator academy after 1st grade.
Posted by: aubrey at March 03, 2009 09:15 PM (U1Lxs)
84 Every cultural institution is controlled by liberals. Now the Congress and teh White House. Our experiment of freedom is over. May you roll in your grave.
Posted by: sickinmass at March 03, 2009 09:17 PM (/i4dU)
right on ace
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Posted by: remy hair at March 03, 2009 09:19 PM (8d+0+)
87 Fellow Americans:
Reading this thread is quite disheartening, as is reading the WaPo poll showing the Dems have the country in their back pocket.
However, as we live in a free country, at least for the time being, we must as loyal citizens begin down the long road back to installing a government that will maintain and strengthen the Constitution and most importantly the ideal of limited government.
No other action makes any sense, and everyone on this site should seek out with a calm determination every local hack in charge of the local GOP chapter and proceed to take it over, step by step and day by day. Otherwise, the same horrific results of the last two elections will be repeated in 2010, and all the whining and crying on sites like this will mean absolutely fucking NOTHING.
Posted by: G at March 03, 2009 09:20 PM (5r0Tz)
88 I think during the upcoming chaos if Obama got on TV and declared Martial Law and then Bush got on TV right afterward and said "Stand down" the Military would obey Bush.
Posted by: eman at March 03, 2009 09:21 PM (Ee8qq)
89 I need to kick some ass
Posted by: sickinmass at March 03, 2009 09:22 PM (/i4dU)
90 #24 - Um, I sure hope the Republicans who are going to run in the midterm
elections are taking note of the crap that obama is doing. Fuck, at
this point, obama is practically given them their talking points. posted by Ginger
The Omnibus bill included 40% pork by the Repubics. These fools had a golden chance to make a statement about fiscal responsibility but went to the trough instead. These are the assholes that need to be punished and made an example of .....Steele???? I expect Marxist Liberals to act this way.
Posted by: Cheri at March 03, 2009 09:24 PM (cz6lG)
91 Cheri - those earmarks were done and allowed in early 08 by teh morons known as the GOP leadership. The thing is, for some reason the prevailing view in the party apparatus is that the district pork is key to reelection prospects, and any stand like you describe would result in electoral disaster. thing is, we already got the electoral disaster the last two times over. at the end of the day, its a closer question that it seems as to whether bringing home pork is better or worse for pols....sure seems like a ton of fraudulent douchebags like Murtha bring in tons of pork and can do thing like call their constituents racist rednecks and still get comfortably reelected.
Posted by: G at March 03, 2009 09:29 PM (5r0Tz)
92 Could someone bail me out? What I mean is, WHERE DO I GO on this planet to find people and a government that doesn't steal from me, doesn't limit my rights, and doesn't tell me how to live? Is there ANY place left? If I knew of such a place, I would go there. (+10 points if the Latitude is right and can be reached by boat.)
Posted by: Old Sailor at March 03, 2009 09:36 PM (/Ft4q)
93 Sing it, brother Ace!!!
Posted by: cthulhu at March 03, 2009 09:37 PM (Kxfhj)
94 The deficit graph on this is scary. Spending held pretty much constant from 1975 was declining in 2008; then, you get to 2009. What do you see? A big blue line going all-the-way down.
Posted by: '80sBaby at March 03, 2009 09:42 PM (zmiSr)
95 Also, remember how the media kept calling out Bush to 'tell the truth' about Iraq? How long until they do the same about Bambi the economy?
Can you say hypocrisy?
Posted by: '80sBaby at March 03, 2009 09:44 PM (zmiSr)
96 Costa Rica is pretty nice Sailor. Keep a low profile, have only ones, fives and tens EVER on the street or paying for things, and you'll have a great time.
Posted by: G at March 03, 2009 09:45 PM (5r0Tz)
97 Come on fellow morons. Reality sucks. Its Obama's world and we live in it!
No. Really. I'm f'ing tired of a media which created the meme that Reagan said that Ketchup is a vegetable, but said squat when Bubba actually did exactly that for salsa. I'm equally tired of a Republican party which lets them and Dems walk all over them for sake of trying to get along.
They all view us as the enemy rather than a loyal opposition. They describe us as the enemy to the unwashed. We should act as such; we might actually get somewhere if we did.
Posted by: Kevin in ABQ at March 03, 2009 09:45 PM (BuOWU)
98 Agreed Kevin. Hyperpartisanship in the guise/rhetoric of reform/bipartisanship is the way to go. that's how the Dems have cleaned our clock - look at Obama, look at Emanuel.....
Posted by: G at March 03, 2009 09:47 PM (5r0Tz)
I'm categorically a multi-millionaire based on all the shit I haven't bought! I should be able to qualify for a great mortgage based on that net worth!
Posted by: Mike B at March 03, 2009 09:47 PM (bxzCC)
100 In Related News... The United States has "cut" over $75 trillion from its budgets over the past 230 odd years by not fighting the fucking British every goddamn fucking year.
Which is frankly, a goddamn mistake I've always opposed.
That money can be spent in no better place then continuing the drive the expel those tea sipping limey wankers from the entire continent, Canadian protestations be damned! They're all drunk on maple hooch anyway!
Shall we acquire peace by not fighting the British? No, sir! That didn't stop WWII and won't stop WWIII either. Strike at them!
Posted by: Entropy at March 03, 2009 09:54 PM (cok/k)
Posted by: The Great Satan's Ghost at March 03, 2009 09:57 PM (u1xuy)
102 Seems the Ace is back on track and hobo-hurting mad about things. That's good, I guess.
Posted by: enter sandman at March 03, 2009 10:12 PM (zxaA2)
103 This bit of news was blasted loud and clear in a pre-election 'interview' I read in VFW magazine. Every question asked was pertaining to Veteran's Benefits and were posited to both McCain and Obama. Every single answer to every single question that Obama gave? We will pay for this with the savings from the War in Iraq.
This is nothing different than what he told the press back in election season. It's just that no one was listening.
Of course, I was thinking, um, did anyone tell this man that the War in Iraq is TEMPORARY spending and not part of the regular annual budget?
Posted by: Kris G at March 03, 2009 10:14 PM (7GZEI)
104 Think of all that new spending we'll be able to afford if we simply refrain from invading Normandy this year, reconquering Europe and instituting the Marshall Plan. And if we refrain from doing this every year for the next ten years, we'll be set!
And that doesn't even include the savings from the Spanish-American War.
Posted by: Noel at March 03, 2009 10:15 PM (7FgWm)
105 I thought 0bama said he'd identified $2 trillion in savings, which of course I took to mean $2 trillion in taxpayer savings accounts thatBarack would like to spend.
Posted by: Mugsy Megaton at March 03, 2009 10:15 PM (GAdY9)
Not to mention filming the moonlanding in a Hollywood wharehouse.
No actually make that a Bollywood wharehouse. It would be cheaper if we outsourced our chicanery, much kike we do our Republican counter-addresses.
Posted by: Blazer at March 03, 2009 10:20 PM (+FzLa)
I apologize for the typo, it was supposed to like, not kike.
I apologize for not being the Nazi Michael Steele want's me to be.
Now back to our regularly scheduled execution's.
Posted by: Blazer at March 03, 2009 10:29 PM (+FzLa)
You must have an extremely limited vocabulary judging from your use of "fuck" and "fucking" to emphasize your language. Surely, you must know a few other verbs and adjectives! It gets rather boring to read the same words over and over. Overuse definitely destroys the strength; begins to mean nothing; simply becomes an eyesore.
Posted by: Java at March 03, 2009 10:42 PM (GPjjW)
Fuck off and die, you fucking holier-than-thou cockholster.
Posted by: NEPA Dissident at March 03, 2009 10:51 PM (Ohodx)
You must have an extremely limited vocabulary judging from your use of "fuck" and "fucking" to emphasize your language. Surely, you must know a few other verbs and adjectives! It gets rather boring to read the same words over and over. Overuse definitely destroys the strength; begins to mean nothing; simply becomes an eyesore."
You know, Java, I understand what you are saying, I really do.
And I would never resort to such language myself, however, Ace is one-of-a-kind! Frankly, I wouldn't want him any other way. His rants are truly a work of beauty, dirty language and all. He speaks for a lot of us here, me included. The language of anger and frustration is often harsh, and vile. I just can't see Ace saying, "pretty please, Mr. Obama, will you help us understand your policies?"
Ace, you da man! I would pay, and I don't have a lot of money either, but I would be willing to pay $200.00 to see you interview Barak Obama. No holds barred! You get to ask him anything you wish, and he has to answer. And if you think it's "horseshit," you can tell him it's "horseshit."
The ratings for such an interview would be astronomical I guarantee it.
Posted by: joe pyne at March 03, 2009 10:53 PM (LcIae)
111 I've seen things you people wouldn't believe...Posted by: JackStraw at March 03, 2009 08:47 PM (VW9/y)
Can't go wrong with Blade Runner. And Ace is still off his rocker for hating that movie.
Back on topic, it seems to me that no matter how the left goes on and on about equality and social justice, their plans and and policies always return nations to a state similar to feudal Europe. There will be a stratified society consisting of a small aristocracy that runs things, a small middle class that will work hard to stay out of the lower class
but be prevented from entering the aristocracy by tax barriers, and a large class of serfs/peasants who rely upon the aristocracy for their subsistence. The aristocracy will maintain their hold through taxation, regulation, and corruption. Laws will not apply to them in the same way they apply to the rest; heck, we already see this now. If there are still elections they will only be for show as true power will be maintained by the non-elected portion of the government. It really isn't very different from feudalism.
Posted by: Ghost of Lee Atwater at March 03, 2009 10:58 PM (kg9Jz)
If you're trying to make an impression of some kind with your one-liner you're badly mistaken. After reading Ace's intro, your little fucking line doesn't mean a thing!
Thanksjoe pynefor a bit of understanding. It's amazing that dirty language is so satisfying to so many people. So why am I even here? Simply want to get enured.
Posted by: Java at March 03, 2009 11:01 PM (GPjjW)
you're on a roll, now kick it up a notch.
Posted by: booter at March 03, 2009 11:04 PM (eimUK)
114 One more thing, Ace, put this on a t-shirt and you will make a million -
"Hey, man, look -- every year I'm going to be saving money on those Iraq War costs! Count it as a 'cut'!" - President Obama
You could put me down for one right now!
This would also make a snappy t-shirt:
"What the fuck, Obama -- am I retarded? Am I giving off a pinhead kinda vibe?
Am I wearing a brightly colored shirt with a silly picture on it and mismatches socks? What?
What am I doing, exactly, to send out the signal that I'm a mental fucking defective?"
I don't think it would be approved by Sean Penn, but, what the hay. : )
Posted by: joe pyne at March 03, 2009 11:06 PM (LcIae)
Does enured mean blow a tranny?
Posted by: Stupid Typical Fucking Moonbat at March 03, 2009 11:07 PM (B22KF)
116 Brilliant post!
It will be ignored by all other media.
Posted by: PJ at March 03, 2009 11:13 PM (oioJx)
117 The war gimmick is only half the story; Rich Lowry:
"He said his team had begun going “line by line” through the budget, and “we have already identified $2 trillion in savings over the next decade.”
In common parlance, “savings” is taken to mean . . . well, savings. But half of this $2 trillion is accounted for by Obama’s planned tax increases on the rich — in other words, he has identified revenue, not savings. Much of the rest is arrived at by assuming the Iraq War would cost $170 billion a year for the duration, even though Obama has long planned a drawdown. Obama portrays himself as ruthlessly paring back government when he is simply raising taxes and leaving Iraq."....
Stopping welfare fraud is "savings". Canceling a Bridge to Nowhere is "savings". Confiscating people's earnings through new taxes is not "savings". As if letting people keep their own money were an "unecessary public expenditure".
Posted by: Noel at March 03, 2009 11:14 PM (7FgWm)
118 "As Commentary notes, even by Washington standards, this is "unusually disingenuous.""
No surprise here. Obama is unusually unlikable, unusually stupid andunusually inexperienced. "Unusually disingenuous" just seems like another piece of the puzzle.
"In Related News... The United States has "cut" over $75 trillion from its budgets over the past 230 odd years by not fighting the fucking British every goddamn fucking year."
Well, let's all give a hand to President Washington then. (Not for winning the war, of course, but for "cuts." It's the Obama way after all.)
Posted by: SpideyTerry at March 03, 2009 11:18 PM (DOkAL)
119 "Oh, Yeah, and Then There's This Fucking Horseshit Too"
And another thing. Don't let your older brother convince you that horse shit is a tasty treat. Trust me, it's not. Wait, what's this story about again?
Posted by: Kevin at March 03, 2009 11:51 PM (CU2xx)
120 Welcome to the Tony Rezko School of Collateral Finance.
Posted by: Prof. St. Lucifer at March 03, 2009 11:58 PM (GtdJ7)
121 Seems the Obama budget has $1.5 trillion in savings by not having 10 more years of the Iraqi "Surge" .. something that even Bush hadn't planned on.
With accounting like this, you too can be a trillionaire.
Guess we could save $8.7 trillion over the next 10 years by not repeating the "stimulus"
Posted by: Neo at March 04, 2009 12:09 AM (Yozw9)
122 Shit. Just...shit.
Keep fighting, Ace.
Posted by: MlR at March 04, 2009 12:41 AM (PLmsY)
123 I just saved us a gazillion bazzilionty dollars and saved the planet from a Ga'ould invasion threat. I stole the StarGate and buried it in my backyard.
Posted by: Purple Avenger at March 04, 2009 01:06 AM (Ygf78)
124 No need to thank me...I do this kinda world saving shit every day.
Posted by: Purple Avenger at March 04, 2009 01:07 AM (Ygf78)
125 What the fuck -- am I retarded? Am I giving off a pinhead kinda vibe?
Am I wearing a brightly colored shirt with a silly picture on it and mismatches socks? What?
What am I doing, exactly, to send out the signal that I'm a mental fucking defective?
Btw, as far as I can tell, you actually pay taxes. Not only does that mean you have a lighter wallet than would otherwise be the case, but you're also inelgible to be part of the Hope and Change revolution.
So yeah, you are a sucker. Like most of us here.
Posted by: MlR at March 04, 2009 01:12 AM (PLmsY)
126 Ya know, it's weird. There's something going on here and I think it's a good thing.
My wife and I were outside having a smoke and we both looked at each other and realized that we were both really agitated. .......more like bat shit pissed off.
It really really hit today.
We are just done with so many of our friends ( most of them voted for O).
We can't take it. We're literally surrounded by fucking imbeciles.
And judging y Ace's post and the comments my wife and I aren't alone in feeling this way.
So this has got to be spreading.
I think we have a chance.
Posted by: Gary Eaton at March 04, 2009 01:48 AM (MVNcx)
127 When does Obama put on the sun glasses (Jim Jones) and tell everyone to start drinking the Juice?
Posted by: Sparky at March 04, 2009 02:02 AM (J1f2W)
128 Gary Eaton
That's what smoking does to you!
Posted by: Java at March 04, 2009 06:33 AM (GPjjW)
129 Gary, we feel your pain.My husband andIare currently not speaking to some of our friends and family who voted for the big 0, andbiding our time awaiting an apology from them. I don't see that happening, but can feel better knowing that the investment/rental properties that a couple of them have, will no longer be profitable for them. Those deductions they used before, bye bye. And that when our 401k's lose money, so will theirs. When our taxes sky rocket, we will not be alone in our suffering.But the consolation is Bittersweet. I can only hope that there's a country left for us to gain back in the next couple of years!
Posted by: Trish at March 04, 2009 10:41 AM (mTvHJ)
130 Ace, you seem slightly pissed off.
Posted by: Butters Stotch at March 04, 2009 10:43 AM (+MtXg)
131 "Does this budget make my ass look fat?".
No, you still make my leg tingle: Chris M
No, we still think you're the one: Peggy Kathleen
No, Only my worst people in the world believe that, I still really love you: Keith O.
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132 Robert Gibbs is The Family Guy, in real life, right?
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