Sunday, January 25, 2009

Republicans Rejecting Barack Obama's Stimulus Plan

Republicans Are Resistant to Obama’s Stimulus Plan -

Republicans plan to test President Barack Obama’s commitment to bipartisanship as his $825 billion stimulus package heads to the floor of the House of Representatives this week, with the House Republican leader saying Sunday morning that many in his party will vote no unless there are significant changes to the plan.

“Right now, given the concerns that we have over the size of this package and all of the spending in this package, we don’t think it’s going to work,” the House Minority Leader John A. Boehner, Republican of Ohio, said on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” “And so if it’s the plan that I see today, put me down in the no column.”

The House Minority leader, John A. Boehner.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that House Democrats would consider Republican ideas, judging them “by their ability to create jobs, to — to help turn the economy around, to stabilize the economy, and to see how much they cost.” This is what the public is told the stimulus is needed to create jobs.

So the American public needs to know where their money is going. Some $300 billion go to shore up the budgets of states. That figure includes billions in state aid to education and such controversial pieces as millions in spending for family-planning initiatives. This will not create new jobs but Nancy Pelosi said that the assistance to states was necessary, including the family-planning funds.

Now Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. said by spending 825 billion we are cutting taxes. He believed that the stimulus package would ultimately pass with “fairly strong vote across the board.” “If you notice, roughly 40 percent of this entire package is tax cuts,” “That’s not what the Democrats wanted." Hay Joe, Republicans know that. Democrats cut taxes by spending money.

The Republican plan, “We need to make tax cuts permanent, and we need to make a commitment that there’ll be no new taxes,” Mr. McCain said. “We need to cut payroll taxes. We need to cut business taxes.” Now the News Media and the Democrats will say, "Who will pay for these tax cuts?" I say who will pay for this 825 billion dollar spending?

In the Senate, said Senator John McCain of Arizona, speaking on “Fox News Sunday.” At least two Republicans will need to approve the bill for a filibuster-proof majority vote of 60. It's time that the Republicans get back to our principles and show the Democrats and the America people what we stand for. I vote we filibuster.

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Democrat House Waves off Impeachment Against Bush

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Friday, January 23, 2009

President Obama wants Israel to open Gaza borders for Suicide Bombers? / US & Canada - Obama urges Israel to open Gaza borders

President Barack Obama urged Israel on Thursday to open its borders with Gaza.
The plea came in a speech that signalled the new US administration’s shift from Bush-era policy on the Middle East and the world as a whole. In a high-profile address on his second day in office, just hours after he signed an executive order to close the centre at Guantánamo Bay, Mr Obama proclaimed that the US would “actively and aggressively seek a lasting peace between Israel and the Palestinians” in the wake of this month’s Gaza war.

Victim of a suicide bomber.

President Barack Obama said. "the US and our partners will support a credible anti-smuggling and interdiction regime, so that Hamas cannot re-arm.” Please Barack, how is the US going to do this? Send American troops.?

DIMONA, ISRAEL -- Israeli officials declared yesterday that they would
build a fence along their border with Egypt after a southern Israeli
city was struck by a Palestinian suicide bomber who apparently entered
the country via the Sinai peninsula.

JERUSALEM (CNN) -- Twenty-one people were
wounded Sunday, two seriously, in a suicide bombing at a central bus
station in the southern Israeli town of Beersheba, Israeli officials said.

Security guards at the bus station were approaching him to check him
out, thinking he looked suspicious, when the explosion occurred, police
said. Okay President Barack Obama how is the US and our partners going to stop this after Israel opens it's Gaza borders?

According to the Palestinian Human Rights Monitoring Group, in the al-Aqsa Intifada,
Palestinian military folk have used children as "messengers and couriers, and in some cases as fighters and suicide bombers in attacks on Israeli soldiers and civilians. A 16-year-old high school student from the village of Al Doha blew himself up in a park in Rishon LeZion, killing a teenage boy and an elderly man. President Obama this is how Israel has stopped sucide bombers, by closing it's border with Gaza and keeping Palestinians out of Israel.

A WOMAN on a suicide bombing mission was caught at an Israeli checkpoint with 20lbs of high explosives hidden in her underwear...Fearing she might be a suicide bomber, they isolated her and ordered her to strip. The images taken from a security camera showed her removing her black head scarf and gown. As she continued, the explosives were shown sewn into her underwear. It is possible she tried to detonate the device as she stripped only for the bomb to
malfunction. Army sappers took away the device and blew it up safely. Video below

President Barack Obama, will we send US troops to Israel to strip search women and children with our partners and with an appropriate monitoring regime, with the international and Palestinian Authority participating?

“Let me be clear: America is committed to Israel’s security and we will always support Israel’s right to defend itself against legitimate threats,” Mr Obama said. Mr. Obama how can Israel defend itself with open borders?

Maybe Israel's president Shimon Peres should urge the US to open it's southern border with Mexico, which not long ago Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and California was a part of, so they can come and get the money and things they need to build their homes? Maybe President Barack Obama will open our borders.

More post on terrorist.
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Thursday, January 22, 2009

President Barack Obama may stop Offshore Drilling.

White House may put hold on offshore drilling plan | Markets | Reuters

WASHINGTON, Jan 21 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama may order a hold on a proposal issued in the final days of the Bush administration to expand offshore drilling in previously banned areas, an Interior Department official told Reuters on Wednesday.

Shortly after being sworn in on Tuesday, Obama ordered all federal agencies and departments to halt pending regulations until they can be reviewed by incoming staff.

An Interior official said the department is waiting for clarification from the White House on whether a proposed draft of a five-year plan to lease areas in the Atlantic and Pacific waters for oil and natural gas drilling can go forward.

Off Shore Gulf Oil Rig.

Wait, President Barack Obama may order a hold, a stop, to expand offshore drilling. This is on a proposal issued in the final days of the Bush administration by the Democrat House. Under the Democratic legislation, adopted by a vote of 236 to 189, oil companies would lose some tax benefits, utilities would be required to produce 15 percent of their electricity from renewable sources by 2020 and a ban on developing fuel from Rocky Mountain shale would be lifted.

Now Barack Obama is saying, even though the Democrat House studied this, I will stop this until I get to look at it closer. Why stop this before you get to look at it? Because Barack Obama doesn't want any more offshore drilling. "When I'm president, I intend to keep in place the moratorium here in Florida and around the country that prevents oil companies from drilling off Florida's coasts," Obama told reporters in Jacksonville in late June. "That's how we can protect our coastline and still make the investments that will reduce our dependence on foreign oil and bring down gas prices for good."

Please explain this to me, h
ow are we going to prevent oil companies from drilling off our coast and reduce our dependence on foreign oil? Americans Import 11.5 Million barrels of oil a day in 2004. In 1973, the United States used 76 quadrillion BTUs of energy to run a $4.1 trillion economy.
The economy of the United States is the largest national economy in the world. Its gross domestic product (GDP) was estimated as $13.8 trillion in 2007. Over three times the size it was in 1973. Explain to me which product will replace oil?

As you can see energy is the fuel that drives our economy. Limit the fuel, limit our economy. Yes, we will need alternative fuels in the future along with oil. But right now wind power supplies only one half of one percent of our electricity and solar less.

Does President Barack Obama and the Democrats understand that when they limit our energy they limit our economy? Or maybe they just don't care.

More post on energy.
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Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Getmo Inmates Return to Kill and to Terrorism, Should we Close Guantanamo?

Pentagon: 61 ex-Guantanamo inmates return to terrorism | U.S. | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon said on Tuesday that 61 former detainees from its military prison camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, appear to have returned to terrorism since their release from custody.

Pentagon spokesman Geoff Morrell said 18 former detainees are confirmed as "returning to the fight" and 43 are suspected of having done in a report issued late in December by the Defense Intelligence Agency.

Terrorist, Kills Women and Children.

What are terrorist good for?

BAGHDAD, Iraq (CNN) -- A suicide car bombing killed 14 people and wounded 20 others Sunday in the town of Jalawla, an official with Jalawla police said.

Six police officers were killed, and another five officers were among the wounded, the official said.

These are the people that President Barack Obama wants to release from the prison in Guantanamo. So when you close a prison you must do something with the prisoners. And this is a tough question, where do you put them. Many of the about 250 Guantanamo detainees are cleared for release, but the Bush administration has not been able to find a country willing to take them. Obama wants to break from the Bush administration and bring them to prisons on US soil.
And Obama has made no decision "about how and where to try the detainees. So I guess they will just stay in American Prison instead at the Guantnamo prison. It might be good for them to meet some of our good American boys in our prisons.

What does the ACLU say about this? We are calling on the government to stop indefinite detention, try detainees in the U.S., or release them to countries where they won't be tortured. Remember the Bush administration has not been able to find a country willing to take them. So I say that we should bring them back to where we got them, Right? Since we picked them up in Afghanistan we should just bring them back there. If they return to terrorism our boys in uniform will just kill them. President-elect Obama is sending at least two more combat brigades to Afghanistan to do just that, kill more terrorist.

Now what does the Center for American Progress believes we should do with Guantanamo?
"Create a resettlement and rehabilitation program in partnership with allied countries and international organizations to find homes for detainees who can’t be returned to their home countries and to smooth the reintegration of detainees into society." You should click the link and read this.

Obama said on ABC's "This Week" on Sunday "It is more difficult than I think a lot of people realize and we are going to get it done,... trying to develop a process that "adheres to rule of law" but "doesn't result in releasing people who are intent on blowing us up."

Barack, let me give you a heads up. All those people where in training camps in Afghanistan learning how to kill Americans. How to blow up women and children and kill the innocent. If you let them go, they will go back to killing more women and children.

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