They’ll talk about government assistance for the poor, despite the fact that they’ve already cut early education for vulnerable kids, they've already cut insurance for people who’ve lost their jobs through no fault of their own.
Or they’ll bring up Obamacare -- this is tried and true -- despite the fact that our businesses have created nearly twice as many jobs in this recovery as businesses had at the same point in the last recovery, when there was no Obamacare.
That's what we've been fighting for, but with an endless parade of distractions, political posturing and phony scandals, Washington has taken its eye off the ball. And I am here to say this needs to stop. This needs to stop. --President Obama
What does this remind you of: the narcissm? Exhibitionism? Cringeworthy insecurity? Okay, maybe this is a bit much, but only a bit. Obamanomics no longer even pretends to be about real substance; it’s all spin and over-promise. Less a real commitment to economic growth than a text message hyping its somewhat exaggerated prowess.
Objects may be smaller than they appear on your Iphone.
Unfortunately, just as with Carlos Danger, the reality is a bit of a let-down.
General Motors stock would have to sell for $95.51 per share for taxpayers to break even on bailing out the company, according to a government watchdog's report released Wednesday.
That price is about three times what GM shares are selling for now, even after a 25 percent increase in the price so far this year.
"There's no question that Treasury, the taxpayers, are going to lose money on the GM investment," Special Inspector General Christy Romero, author of the July quarterly report to Congress, said in an interview.