Right off the bat he spent nearly a trillion on a Stimulus bill, promising that, if it were passed, unemployment would not rise above 8%. Well, it did and the Stimulus failed nearly in its entirety. Actually, if may have failed more than its entirety, because that money spent could have either gone to better things or could have been saved and not wasted.
Now all of a sudden the President wants to cut spending, or at least "limit" it. I'm sure this has nothing to do with the momentous wave of Tea Party support across the country demanding fiscal responsibility from officials.
And how can you, the average American, show your support for the President's agenda? Why, by signing up with Organizing for America! As President Obama explains:
takes you here. The statement that you agree to reads, in part:
President Obama is committed to working with both parties to find common ground on a budget that allows us to live within our means while still investing in our future.What, wait, isn't this from the guy who promised to work with Republicans?
But he can't go along with a Republican plan that costs nearly 1 million American jobs, guts investments in education and innovation, and pursues a divisive social agenda.
If congressional Republicans won't come to the table ready to find a reasonable solution before March 18th, the federal government will shut down. That's an outcome we can—and must—avoid.
But hey, if you want, you can just throw your name, email, and...zip code into Organizing for America's database: