The President says that he will sacrifice his vacation and keep Congress from going on their vacation in order to ensure that lawmakers address urgent economic measures. After leading the Democrat charge to prevent Republicans from extending the payroll tax cut for a year in favor of their own 2-month extension, the issue is now too important to leave unsettled. We know how much of a sacrifice this will be to our workaholic president.
After making this daring public announcement, we find Dear Leader Obama visiting Orlando to promote tourism. My favorite quote from Disney authorities is that “Main Street USA will be closed for the duration of the president’s time there”. Tell us something that we didn’t already know.
If the President does keep his promise to lock in the legislative branch, I guess that means that 535 first-class seats out of Reagan National just became available… and 535 taxpaying citizens will get bumped when recess does start.
I wonder what Las Vegas has to do to get Obama to give them back some of the tourism millions he cost them when he first came into office. Who can forget his infamous slam on
campaign contributors bankers he was about to pay off rescue.
“We’re going to do something to strengthen the banking system,” Mr. Obama said, “You are not going to be able to give out these big bonuses until you pay taxpayers back. You can’t get corporate jets. You can’t go take a trip to Las Vegas or go down to the Super Bowl on the taxpayers’ dime. There’s got to be some accountability and some responsibility.”
If I might give a piece of advice to Barack Hussein Obama II, can I suggest that he spend more time trying to help business create some real jobs and less time in fantasy land?
And here is a quick bonus on his most recent “secret letter” attempt to open talks with Iran regarding their nuclear ambitions