A President of the United States does not hold a gun to the heads of senior citizens in order to attempt to advance a political point. He does not threaten their welfare. He does not try to panic them by telling them that their Social Security checks may not be coming. He does not blame the other party for their intransigence, when he himself won’t budge off his demand that taxes be raised as part of an agreement to raise the debt ceiling.
Such behavior is grossly despicable. It is spiteful, cold, calculated, intensely selfish, self-serving, and far, far beneath the standard for presidential behavior. It is in fact indecent behavior for a person of any stripe at all. The fact that it is typical of Democrat behavior does not make it acceptable. It is also typical of evil tyrants who use their subjects for whatever purposes suit them. It was standard behevior for Mao Tse Tung, Adolf Hitler, Vladimir Lenin, Joe Stalin, Che Guevera, Fidel Castro, and Pol Pot; a gallery of mass murderers if there ever was one.
It is the 3rd of 50 reasons that barack is not my president.
He’s not bluffing. He will hold back SS checks
It gets worse. A lot worse. barack means it. He is an arrogant moron and has no idea how to cede the point when he has lost the debate. When August 2 rolls around, either the Republicans will have (stupidly) surrendered, or the government, according to tax-cheating Treasury Secretary, will have exhausted its $14.3 trillion credit card limit.
At that time, the government will not go into default. It will simply be out of borrowing authority. It will receive $210 billion in tax receipts, while having $360 billion in obligations. Social Security checks need not be held back.
But they will, and I know they will.
Deliberately inflicting fiscal pain is a signature Democrat move
Have you ever noticed how often that city governments, when forced to cut back, will first threaten to lay off cops, firemen, trashmen, and teachers? When their demands to turn the cash spigot are not met, they actually do it. Meanwhile, the employees in city hall are still on the job, mayors and councilmen still go on golfing trips on the city dime, and life otherwise goes merrily on.
So why do they lay off cops, firemen, trashmen, and teachers? Purely to punish the citizens for demanding fiscal responsibility.
Do you recall the near-miss on a government shutdown in April, when at the last moment Boehner blinked? You all know how a government shutdown works, right? This is not a case where the government is out of money, but a case where the government has approved no budget, What happens in such a case is that the bare “essential” services continue to be funded, while the majority of government processes do stop.
In the past there have been a few shutdowns. One of the “essential” services has always been the ongoing active duty military. Do you know who decides what is “essential”? The President does. And I know for a fact — listen to me: I know for a fact — that as that shutdown showdown was reaching the deadline of April 8, military members in the Second Fleet based in Norfolk, VA, while in theater in the Middle East, were informed that they would not be receiving their pay on April 15, but should expect their April 30 check to make up for it, assuming some kind of deal was struck in Washington.
The press didn’t talk about it, but I know this personally to be a fact.
barack opted to make sailor pay in the Second Fleet (and presumably all active duty military) NOT included in “essential” services. Purely to punish. The money was there, he just wanted to hurt people.
Not my president.
He will hold those SS checks on August 3
I know they will. You know they will. There are thousands of ways they could pare back government, but they won’t do it. ACORN and SEIU fat cats will get their money on time. The Democrats want to inflict the worst pain possible on the American people, because that’s what tyrants do. That’s what banana republics do.
barack will punish granny because the Republicans are doing what their voters elected them to do – hold the line against crazy government spending.
Not my president. Not ever. His name does not even deserve to be capitalized, he so completely fails to pass the basic bottom standard of humanity.