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anyone notice Obama's dig at Bush (& Republicans)?

Did you catch when he said he 'inherited' a trillion dollar deficit? (with a cocky little smirk on his face) A nice little bash at Bush administration. Funny, how there was no mention of the current deficit after the porky stimulus package...just a bunch of smooth talking promises.

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Asked by thundernlight at 10:26 PM on Feb. 24, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

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  • That little dig was in reference to things like the new helicopter fleet Bush ordered (Obama said the present Presidential Helicopter was great!), and other things like the helicopter.

    It's about time the common man of America means something. He's trying to bring jobs back to the USA, especially in the auto industry, and the industries that American invented in saving power, and other countries are manufacturing and using. Batteries made in Korea???? Let's face it, the American people need to remember what hard work is, and apply themselves, and realize that there aren't get-rich-quick schemes that don't hurt people.

    Answer by sizesmith at 10:32 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

  • I noticed it on the website on Jan.20. Stating he would never leave Americans in Katrina like situations. And then on Jan.26 he left the state of KY in the same manner. He is an a$$hole.

    Answer by akinbottom2 at 10:33 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

  • How do you inherit something you begged people to give to you? he wasn't forced to be President, he asked to be elected.  He did NOT inherit, he chose to run for Pres.

    He has put HIS actions in place to do what he considers will "fix" our economy. Liberal Lawmakers now have the ball rolling.  Obama now owns the economy.


    Answer by grlygrlz2 at 10:38 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

  • Amen Akin! You rock girl and so do you grlygrlz2. I couldnt said it any better.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:41 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

  • yes, and i thought it was more than appropriate.

    Answer by heatherama at 10:42 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

  • Like I have said I have a huge problem with that inherite word..the man begged for it..lied for, smoke for it....

    Answer by mamakirs at 10:46 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

  • Odd, I could swear I read somewhere, that all the stuff a president signs into laws n stuff has to first get approved by these people called a congress. Some of them are senators, and they come from every state, even Illinois. Perhaps Obama has heard of them?

    Answer by NotPanicking at 10:53 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

  • is it even worth mentioning the fact that the economy wasn't as bad as it is now when obama first began his presidental run nearly 3 years ago?

    Answer by heatherama at 10:59 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

  • Yea, and if the likes of Barney Frank were HONEST about Fannie and Freddie, heather! Who knows where the economy would be today...

    Answer by grlygrlz2 at 11:08 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

  • And, heather~since when has anyone spent their way out of debt and been 100% successful?


    Answer by grlygrlz2 at 11:10 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

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