Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader…told the National Journal, “The single most important thing we want to achieve is for President Obama to be a one-term president.”
From a liberal journalist (isn’t that repetitive?) at the Pekin Times:
So if you think the GOP has a responsibility to help govern — to help Americans facing a lousy economy, too-few jobs, two wars and issues ranging from immigration to nuclear proliferation, think again. Flushed with a few Senate victories and a takeover of the House, Republicans don’t want dialogue, progress or even democracy, particularly. Obsessed with politics and power, they’re not unlike Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez or Bolivia’s Evo Morales, using the ballot box to hurt representative government.
Let’s talk about the deranged elements of this statement:
1.) The GOP and helping to govern: the only ‘walking across the aisle’ or compromise accepted is that which only the Republicans do. Democrats do NOT walk across the aisle: they wait for the other side to come to them.
You go back and you look at Pelosi and the Democrats who are running throughout 2005 for the 2006 midterm elections, I want to ask you, did at any point you hear anybody on the Democrat side of things suggest, “You know, we’re gonna need to compromise. We’re going to have a Republican in the White House for two more years, George W. Bush, and to get what we want we’re going to have to compromise with the Republicans.” Did you hear Pelosi or Hoyer or Chris Van Hollen or any Democrat talk about compromising with Bush or compromising with the Republicans when they took over? No. You didn’t. All that was on their mind was wiping Republicans out, Bush included.
2.)” …to help Americans with a lousy economy…” Obama and his liberal buddies have spent more in 2 years than all spending at any time in our country’s history. With a Democrat president and Democrat congress and senate, we couldn’t have stopped or started anything–it has been a one party–spending party.
3.) “…too few jobs…” Obama and the Democrats are the authors of joblessness. I believe government dependence has been their goal for our country’s citizens. Unemployment is the highest since the liberal and complicit media accused Bush of creating a recession and bemoaned joblessness at 4.5%!! There was no recession and unemployment was low and we weren’t considering giving the “99 Club” another round of welfare which actually deters them from ever getting employed.
Read and weep–you won’t read this in the larger media:
The following is a short history of this country and its political leaders since January 3, 2007. That was the day that Democrats won control of both Houses of Congress.
On that day, the Dow Jones average stood at 12,621.27, the GDP, for the previous quarter, was at 3.5%, unemployment hovered at 4.6% and through George Bush’s economic policies, the country had enjoyed 52 straight weeks of positive job creation.
January 3, 2007 saw Barney Frank take control of the House Financial Services Committee and Chris Dodd picked up the reins as majority leader of the Senate Banking Committee.
During this fall’s election campaign, Americans have to ask one question: Where has the economic meltdown in this country come from?
The answer is banking and financial services.
The Democratic majorities are responsible for dumping between $5-6 trillion toxic loans on the economy through Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac government loan programs. Much as they want voters to believe differently, the very person they blame for this mess, George W. Bush, asked Congress 17 times since 2001 to stop ‘Fannie’ and ‘Freddie’ loans because of the grave financial risks they posed to the U.S. Economy.
4.) “…Republicans don’t want dialogue…” They sure did during the Democratic rule, but the liberals would have none of it: From The Hill:
Earlier this year, GOP leaders sent a letter to the president in May stating that they would like to work with the administration to find “common ground” on healthcare reform.
But the administration responded with a tersely worded letter indicating that they had healthcare reform under control.
The healthcare bill was crafted in secret and passed in fraud–through a reconciliation loophole.
5.)”…obsessed with politics and power” Sorry dear liberal journalist, Soros, Obama and his lackeys are all obsessed with politics and power far more than any other party could ever imagine.
From research (Robert Spencer) shared on Glenn Beck:
In his five-point regime-change strategy, Soros, 1) infiltrates countries with his operatives, under the cover of humanitarian aid; 2) takes control of the air waves by creating “independent media” under his own control; 3) destabilizes the targeted country with financial manipulations and political agitation, 4) waits for an election, then disrupts it with charges of voter fraud, then; 5) takes the streets with armies of activist youth whom Soros has recruited, trained and funded, all demanding that the incumbent step down. The formula often works.
So gridlock is a good thing when it comes to fighting a liberal takeover of our country.
From American Thinker:
Gridlock is offered as a prime example of a dysfunctional government. But with a situation in Washington where two-thirds of the branches of government are controlled by those who brought us ObamaCare, the Stimuli, “Cash for Clunkers,” and the manifold other programs that have (and will in the future) run up multi-trillion-dollar debts and have increased our deficits to astronomical levels, can the prospect of legislative gridlock be that distasteful?
From Rush.com: Gridlock: When you have an administration hell-bent on destroying the nation’s economy, there’s nothing better in the world than stopping that. If gridlock is the way you do it, fine and dandy.