THINK PEOPLE! These cuts amount to less than $1,000,000,000,000 (yes that’s $one trillion) over 10 years! In the same period, we will spend almost $50,000,000,000,000 (Yes, $fifty trillion) ! With all of the waste in government, if they can’t cut out that measly amount, they all better go back to 1st grade!
Also, keep in mind, since the democrats can’t seem to obey the law and come up with a budget (YES THE REPUBLICANS HAVE) THESE CUTS ARE NOT CUTS IN SPENDING, but the decrease in the acceleration of spending! GET IT!?! DON’T BELIEVE THE KING OF THE CON, BARRY “THE HUSTLER” OBAMA!
According to President Obama who seems to do little more these days than go from manufactured crisis to manufactured crisis blaming Republicans, the automatic spending cuts coming this year in the budget sequestration worked out in the debt limit increase deal of late summer of 2011, will be devastating and could possibly send our country into an economic Armageddon. In August 2011, Obama worked out this deal to delay spending cuts amounting to $89 billion in 2013. He made this deal to get a $2.1 trillion increase in the debt limit which would take him past the 2012 elections and past the embarrassment and stress of having to deal with budget negotiations during the campaign season.
It was sheer stupidity for any Republican to agree to such a deal, but the President with a willing media has a way of blaming the GOP for absolutely everything bad that happens to this country, so Republicans went along with it. Before Obama realized that conservatives were actually willing to agree to sacred cow defense cuts, President Obama threatened to veto any repeal of the sequester when he made this statement on November 21, 2011:
“I will veto any effort to get rid of the automatic spending cuts… No easy off-ramps on this one. We need to keep the pressure up to compromise. Not turn off the pressure. Only way the spending cuts will not take place is if congress gets back to work and agrees on a balanced plan to reduce the deficit by at least $1.2 trillion. That is what they need to do. That’s the job they promise to do”
Clearly there the President is saying he wants the automatic spending cuts and he will veto any efforts to get rid of them. However, the President now says that the world will come to an end if we don’t stop these same cuts he threatened to veto back in November 2011 when he made this statement on February 5, 2013:
“The threat of massive automatic cuts have already started to affect business decisions. Deep indiscriminate cuts to things like education and training, energy and national security, will cost us jobs and it will slow down our recovery…. It’s not the right thing to do for the economy, it’s not the right thing for folks who are out there still looking for work. And the good news is this doesn’t have to happen.”
Well what is it Mr Obama? Do you want the spending cuts or don’t you? And shame on the State Run Media for not even reporting on this! When their man speaks out of both sides of his mouth, lying through his teeth simply to look good as if he is some kind of reduction in spending champion, but then a year and three months later when the budget ax starts to fall he acts as if he was never for the same cuts he threatened to veto!
But what is even more disturbing than Obama’s outright lie is that we are only talking about slightly over $85 billion in cuts for this year. We spend $3.5 trillion a years on our budget, $1.3 TRILLION more than we take in and we’re talking about a mere $85.4 billion in cuts. Get this, trillions need to be cut out of our budget to pay off our national debt of over $16 trillion and more than a trillion should have been cut from the budget every year since Obama has been president, and we are fighting over a miniscule $85 billion with President Obama acting as if the world is going to end.
Here is what the 2013 sequester includes:
$42.7 billion in defense cuts (a 9.4 percent cut).
$28.7 billion in domestic discretionary cuts (a 8.2 percent cut).
$9.9 billion in Medicare cuts (a 2 percent cut).
$4 billion in other mandatory cuts (a 7.6 percent cut to nondefense programs, and a 10 percent cut to mandatory defense programs).
Is there really any chance of cutting what needs to be removed from our unsustainable levels of spending if we can’t even cut this much money from our budget?
If you love Western culture, you need to read this!
Be sure to watch all of the videos showing how England is going Sharia!
While Birqa’s may not be made of pig skin, I have it on good authority that the site picked for the New York mosque used to be a pig farm!
Final thought, America Giving Up doesn’t sound so strange when there is a muslim marxist in the White House!
America Gives Up
By Stella Paul
The other day, I learned that President Obama has canceled our Mars Rover explorations, along with all other planetary missions. NASA’s science mission chief just quit in disgust, and who can blame him? Apparently, even robots’ lives are too precious for us to risk these days, so America is giving up the thrill of discovering space.
While I was stewing over the news that the Russians will now take over our Mars missions (the Red Planet is turning that kind of Red), I decided to relax by watching the Super Bowl — just in time to see the lights blow out.
It’s getting humiliating to be American; don’t you think? The only thing we’re Number One at anymore is embarrassing ourselves in front of the world. Once upon a time, we were admired as Can-Do America; now we can’t even manage to keep on the lights.
Here’s a quick list of some things we’re giving up these days, with little more than a shrug: Making babies (lowest birth rate since 1920). Saturday mail delivery. The Constitution. Hostess Twinkies (though there’s a ray of hope for them). And the natural order of the sexes.
That last remark could refer to a thousand things, but I’m specifically thinking of the madcap decision to send women into combat. Who’s going to fight to the death to protect the home front when the hottest girls are in the next bunk?
Of course, it only makes sense to send co-eds to fight if you’ve already given up on the concept of victory, which, in case you haven’t noticed, we most definitely have.
Remember when Obama said on TV, chuckling in an ironic-David-Letterman-kind-of-way, that he was “always worried about using the word ‘victory,’ because, you know, it invokes this notion of Emperor Hirohito coming down and signing a surrender to MacArthur”?
Well, once the Commander-in-Chief openly mocks the very idea of winning wars, we might as well go right ahead and turn the military into one big pajama party of girls and gays. Why not?
In fact, I breathlessly await the inevitable appearance of Brigadier General RuPaul on the national scene. But, hey, maybe I’m not giving Obama enough credit. Maybe Obama’s secret plan is to have our enemies laugh themselves to death.
And speaking of enemies, China may have big plans for our natural resources, now that we’ve decided to give up on them, too. Obama has been busily locking up our oil and gas supplies, most recently 1.6 million acres of federal land in the oil-rich west.
Journalist Erik Rush reports that Obama and China have secretly brokered a deal in which we’ll repay our trillions of dollars of debt by giving China the oil and gas in our federal lands. Sounds crazy, right? Well, maybe, but lots of crazy things happen to nations that spectacularly give up on fiscal sanity. And running up a $16 trillion debt that’s bigger than the entire U.S. economy may sound clever to Paul Krugman, but to us regular folks without Nobel Prizes, it’s obviously nuts.
Now that America is a non-stop Giving Up Festival, I guess the day will come when each one of us has to figure out if there’s something in our lives that’s so precious, so vital, so inalienable, that we just won’t give it up, no matter what. I’ve thought about this question long and hard, and I hope you won’t judge me as too ridiculously trivial when I tell you what I’ve decided: it’s my hair.
Maybe I’d feel differently if I had dull, stringy locks, but the fact of the matter is I have extremely nice hair, mostly due to constant applications of cash to my stylist Sonia, and I refuse to hide it under a burqa.
And the reason I’m bringing this up is because America is also busily giving up our freedom and surrendering to Islam. We’re letting Iran go nuclear. We’re hoisting the Muslim Brotherhood to power in Egypt and supplying them with F-16 fighter planes and 200 Abrams tanks. We’re passively watching as our Libyan Ambassador gets murdered, raped and dragged through the streets by Al Qaeda thugs.
And here on the home front, we’re surrendering like there’s no tomorrow, which, practically speaking, there isn’t. We’re importing Muslims at record-breaking speeds, doubling their numbers since 9/11, and making Islam the fastest-growing religion in the United States.
We’re pretending that jihadi attacks on our troops at Fort Hood and Little Rock, Arkansas are “workplace violence” and “street crime.” And we’re making believe that the dangerous Muslim Brotherhood penetration of our government is really a grand, multicultural celebration.
If things keep up, and they will, it’s only a matter of time before Shariah Patrols prowl the streets of American cities, the way they’re doing right this minute in London. Watch the videos of Muslim men telling British men to get rid of their alcohol and ordering British girls to cover up, and get used to what’s coming.
So that’s why I’ve decided: my bottom line is my hair. No matter how many shariah enforcers roam the streets, I’m going to keep right on publicly exposing my naked, gleaming tresses whenever and wherever I want. And, yes, I may even flounce and flaunt them, too. So there.
Oh, and here’s another thing I’m not giving up: free speech. Recently, the man who’s supposed to be our president proclaimed to the United Nations, “The future must not belong to those who slander the prophet of Islam.” To which I say: Speak for yourself, pal. I’ll slander the prophet of Islam anytime I like. For instance, right now. Mohammed stinks.
See? I’m not giving up.
Stella Paul’s new ebook is What I Miss About America: Reflections from the Golden Age of Hope and Change, available at Amazon for just $1.99. Write Stella at Stellapundit@aol.com.
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