Category Archives: Stupid Administration Tricks

Let me be abundantly clear…

Mr. President: Apparently, you’ve been under the impression that making a ‘sacrifice’ that doesn’t materially effect you is a good way to ‘meet the Republicans halfway’. What you’re not understanding is that you will be sacrificing and, in fact, murdering … Continue reading

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Exit, stage right

Secretary Geithner is signalling that he will be leaving the White House. As someone who was actually happy he was brought into the Administration, I can say I’m THRILLED he’ll be gone soon. Geithner has been a real disappointment, first … Continue reading

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You’re fucking doing it wrong, Mr. President

By cooperating with the Republicans on budget cuts, President Obama is now presiding over an economy in decline. Not a bump in the road, a decline. Just so we’re totally clear, you do not create jobs by cutting spending when … Continue reading

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Then you’re a fool, Ambassador

Lookit, I don’t think it’s any secret that I’m not terribly thrilled with the President. He’s been a massive failure on some really big things. However, it’s clear the Republicans would be far, far worse. Take Ambassador John Huntsman, who … Continue reading

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Just in case you were wondering…

… SURPRISE! It turns out The People would rather cut spending on the military than Social Security or Medicare/Medicaid. I mention this by way of the President’s SOTU address this evening. Digby has more on other polling that’s been done … Continue reading

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The Speech : The only negative thing you’ll read about it today

Well, other than this bit of inanity from Kirsten Dipshit who is a political analyst on FoxNews and writes for the NY Post (which are, coincidentally, both owned by News Corp), this is probably the only negative thing you will … Continue reading

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I hope Larry Summers kills himself

Seriously, Larry the Lame? White House economic adviser Lawrence Summers said the compromise deal on taxes between the administration and congressional Republicans will help remove doubt about the U.S. economic recovery, which faces more challenges because of Europe’s financial turmoil. … Continue reading

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We needed FDR; We got Carter

Politics is about perception and, unfortunately the perception of the President is that he’s a weak and willing to do anything to cut a deal. The perception is that he’s willing to compromise any policy for politics. And that’s just … Continue reading

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There’s stupid and then there’s Rahm

WHAT A FUCKING PUTZ… “It is foremost on his mind and the mind of the economic team,” Emanuel said of deficit reduction in comments yesterday at the Wall Street Journal’s CEO Council conference in Washington.

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Yeah, put me in the disapproval column

What a loser… According to a fresh Associated Press poll, public disapproval of President Barack Obama’s handling of health care has increased to 52 percent. The poll was released hours before Obama pitches his version of a health care overhaul … Continue reading

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