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Obama Really Is “Spreading the Wealth”

Thursday, February 19, 2009

I take you all back to October 15th, 2008, during the height of the Presidential campaign. Barack Obama was campaigning in Toledo, Ohio and met Joe Wurzelbacher, who became known as “Joe the Plumber.” Joe dared to question Obama’s tax policies and Barack replied with,

“My attitude is that if the economy’s good for folks from the bottom up, it’s gonna be good for everybody. I think when you spread the wealth around, it’s good for everybody.”

Obama meets comrade "Joe the Plumber"

Obama meets comrade "Joe the Plumber"

The media paid no attention to Obama’s campaign pledge and instead changed the focus and relentlessly skewered private citizen Joe, by mocking and treating him as if he were a criminal.

Flash forward to February 18th, 2009, in Mesa, Arizona to President Obama’s carefully orchestrated campaign rally, disguised as a political speech. In these austere times he could have made the speech from the White House, but instead he traveled from Washington to Denver for another “event” the “Stimulus” Bill signing on Tuesday and then on to Mesa. (see: President Obama Nothing But Arrogance )

Obama unveiled his Homeowner Affordability and Stability Plan. In a nutshell the government was going to “bail out” the 5% of the nation’s troubled mortgages and put it on the backs of 95% of the responsible home owners.

What Obama said to Joe the Plumber is exactly the same as on Wednesday:

I also want to be clear that there will be a cost associated with this plan. But by making these investments in foreclosure-prevention today, we will save ourselves the costs of foreclosure tomorrow – costs borne not just by families with troubled loans, but by their neighbors and communities and by our economy as a whole. Given the magnitude of these costs, it is a price well worth paying.”

Here is Obama’s “European style Socialism” concept,

So solving this crisis will require more than resources – it will require all of us to take responsibility. Government must take responsibility for setting rules of the road that are fair and fairly enforced. Banks and lenders must be held accountable for ending the practices that got us into this crisis in the first place. Individuals must take responsibility for their own actions. And all of us must learn to live within our means again.”

The nation is so depressed by Obama’s “crisis-speak”, he said the word “crisis”, 25 times — that they’ll accept anything he touts and at any cost to us and future generations.

But not so fast, people are angry at this never ending road of entitlements and an uprising of disenchantment is on. Like CNBC’s Rick Santelli’s, “Chicago Tea Party” and his rant from the floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

“I tell you what, I have an idea,” Santelli shouted. “The new administration is big on computers and technology – how about this, President and new administration? Why don’t you put up a Web site to have people vote on the Internet as a referendum to see if we really want to subsidize the losers’ mortgages, or would we like to at least buy cars and buy houses in foreclosure and give them to people that might have a chance to actually prosper down the road and reward people that could carry the water instead of drink the water.”

Rise up America, we don’t have to take this any more, take back this country from the Socialist Democrats!

Posted: 2150PT  02/19/09


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