“This isn’t about taxing job creators; this is about helping job creators” — Barack Obama.
Is there a “fairness” factory out there somewhere producing jobs?
If not, many questions remain about Barack Obama’s obsession with ending Bush-era tax cuts. Namely, how it would do anything to help propel economic growth? (It won’t.)
Let’s concede for the sake of argument that Federal tax receipts wouldn’t plummet after the institution of the tax hike on those hiring. How does a proposed tax hike that would have a negligible impact on the deficit or $15 trillion debt and offers absolutely nothing to the private sector — unless the president is revving up his autopen to cut everyone checks — going to help job creation?
“It’s a big issue. It’s a long time coming. We’ve done a lot of things wrong in policing in this country. I’m willing to admit that,” said McCarthy. “But this goes back 200-300 years to the time when Pilgrims came here and things developed from that, the African American experience in this country.”
But the Pilgrims weren’t the only people being blamed for the violence. The superintendent also laid blame at the feet of America’s finest and inferred – without actually stating it – that white police officers are the problem.
The national debt has now increased by more than $64,000 per federal taxpayer since Barack Obama was inaugurated president.
At the close of business on Jan. 20, 2009, according to the U.S. Treasury, the total debt of the federal government was $10,626,877,048,913.08. By the close of business on July 10, 2012, that debt had climbed to $15,885,854,755,351.47—an increase of $5,258,977,706,438.39.
And over in Spain:
Rajoy, of the center-right People’s Party, proposed a 3-point hike in the main rate of Value Added Tax on goods and services to 21 percent, and outlined cuts in unemployment benefit and civil service pay and perks in a parliamentary speech interrupted by jeers and boos from the opposition.
“These measures are not pleasant, but they are necessary. Our public spending exceeds our income by tens of billions of euros,” Rajoy told parliament.
Look across the ocean and you can see our future. Hang on! The future is already here!
“I got a letter from a viewer the other day who asked us why we were spending so much time at ‘The Evening News’ covering Afghanistan when more people were dying in Chicago,” Pelley said. “Why is the murder rate up 30%?”
Pelley put the number of murders in Chicago at 275 so far this year. On Monday alone, nine young people were shot in suspected gang-related violence, the Chicago Sun-Times reported.
Emanuel responded that crimes such as burglary, armed robbery and theft are down 10%. This is true, but it’s small comfort to the parents of Heaven Sutton, 7, who was killed as she tried to dodge bullets fired from the guns of gangbangers. She was selling snow cones at the time.
Heaven didn’t get quite the attention of Trayvon Martin, the Florida teenager killed by neighborhood watch member George Zimmerman. When perceived racism can be invoked as a cause of death, headlines blare. When it happens in a city beset by liberalism’s failures, crickets chirp.
Those liberal policies do a wonderful job in recycling the violence among the black population.
Mitt Romney faced the most sustained booing of his presidential campaign – more than 15 seconds – when he told the NAACP that would ‘eliminate…Obamacare’.
The presumptive Republican nominee knew he would be facing a potentially hostile crowd at the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People conference in Houston – 95 per cent of blacks voted for President Barack Obama four years ago.
But he seemed briefly stunned by the booing and catcalling from the audience and departed from his prepared remarks to argue that Obama’s healthcare reform would cause businesses to shed jobs.
The Romney campaign has been accused of deliberately getting the Republican presidential candidate booed by black people during his NAACP speech to attract votes ‘in certain racist precincts’, by MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell.
The GOP candidate showed the content of his character at the NAACP convention by not pandering to blacks beset by illegitimacy, poverty, crime and joblessness — and an indifferent president who stayed away.
For refusing to pander to black voters in his speech to the NAACP convention, Mitt Romney was accused by MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell of pandering to his white base.
The speech, O’Donnell insisted, was part of a GOP “Southern strategy” used to appeal to “racial and racist voting.” Over at the Daily Beast, Michael Tomasky came unhinged, contending that Romney’s attempt to describe the plight of black Americans under President Obama’s hope and change, and offering real solutions to fixing the government that oppresses them, made him “a spineless, disingenuous, supercilious, race-mongering pyromaniac.”
First, does anyone with half a brain think that white racists need any convincing to vote against Obama? I think Mr. Romney has all the white racists in the bag and doesn’t have to give speeches in front of a hostile black crowd to gain their vote. Mr. Romney was trying to do something more crazy: Appeal to the rational interests of black people with reasoned logic.
Blacks have an irrational admiration for Barry Obama. None of their enthusiasm comes as a surprise given their propensity to gravitate toward demagoguery and sophistry that is spewed from the mouth of a man that has dark skin. Their so-called leaders promote a victim/entitlement mentality and they respond in turn by demonizing external forces for their woes rather than addressing the true nature of their plight. The application of logic has no basis when your world is race centered. Focusing on the ideas and values that transcend skin color and promote success are considered too “white” and are shunned.
Mitt Romney showed courage and leadership in addressing a crowd of people who by and large share a distorted image of how things should be. He wants to be everyone’s president and he did the right thing by going to the NAACP to speak. He told the black crowd about how he would deal with the problems and they took it more or less in stride until Mr. Romney mentioned the Obamacare repeal. They really love the Democrat’s monstrous creation. Will they ever get over their race-centered focus and start seeing Obama for the monster he really is?