State of the Union?
State of the Union…my ass.
If that speech last night was supposed to inform us about the condition of the United States i’ll eat my bunny boots. It was a flat out campaign speech geared to show how great our leader has done and talk about what more damage, (I mean progress), he can do to our nation.
How many job’s did he say ‘he’ created???? The stimulus money he spent, (with money the government borrowed), for shovel ready jobs… well much of that is still unspent and the projects that did get the money many of them were still in the review stage. Our country is like a large living thing and many of the jobs created were jobs that had nothing to do with the stimulus. Like the spike in hiring recorded in December…that was because of the retail stores hiring temporary part time workers for the holidays. But Obama could never pass up a good number that he could take responsibility for.
What about the pipeline bill he vetoed? Thousands of new workers would be hired and many would remain after construction. Why did he veto that bill? *Warren Buffett* The same man that pours millions into Obama’s campaign owns the corporation that owns Burlington and South West railroad. This railroad is the sole carrier for the oil and natural gas that is produced in North Dakota. North Dakota, for those that do not know, is right now enjoying a 4% unemployment rate due to the oil and gas production explosion going on there. Put in a pipeline and what do you think will happen to Mr Buffett’s corporate income? I am not saying this was the reason but I dam sure can add two plus two. When Obama ridiculed the opposition because they back incentives for the rich, exactly who gave Obama the one billion dollars, he has, in his campaign war chest?
And what’s with the introduction of Buffett’s personal secretary at the state of the union? Obama acknowledged and used her as an example of someone paying a higher income tax rate than her boss. Buffet goes around spouting how he should be paying more in taxes each year why doesn’t he just write a check to the IRS for a few million more?
What grates me even more is this introduction at the state of the union thing. It was started by president Reagan when he honored a man who risked his life, diving into icy waters, to save people from a plane crash in the Patomic river. Tradition started this presentation at the state of the union to honor American heros. Now the meaning has been lowered to include anyone who can help with the presidents campaign.
If I gave that address…
I would have told the American people we were in trouble, spending more than we bring in.
I would propose an flat income tax the same for all across the board with no exemptions.
I would cut the budget of every department in the goverment10%, (yes even for me on Social Security).
I would try “for real” to close our borders as tight as I could.
There would be no medical, schooling or other benefits unless you prove you are an American citizen.
Any company hiring illegal person would be heavily fined and serve jail time.
I would open all US land to development of natural resources.
If you want unemployment $ you get it but you work for the city you live in and you have a drug test.
If you want welfare you get it but again you must work for the city that you live in and have a drug test.
All cities will provide work for those on welfare and unemployment in any and all local departments.
All cities shall provide daycare for all those who need it, employing these same people.