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President Obama Blames Congress For Credit Rating Drop

August 12, 2011 by  

The President also spoke to the notion of Republicans in Congress trying to block efforts to boost the economy, using the speech as a way to try and gain support from the workers that were present.The White House defended the President’s current fundraising trip to Manhattan despite the fact that the Commander in Chief was attending glitzy events held by wealthy contributors in the midst of significant economic turmoil, The Washington Times reported.

Prior to heading to New York City, the President took a trip to a Michigan-based company to speak about the current state of the nation, an opportunity to divert the blame on the country’s current problems, reported the newspaper.

“There is nothing wrong with our country. There is something wrong with our politics,” President Barack Obama said in a lecture aimed at lawmakers. “This downgrade that you’ve been reading about could have been entirely avoided if there had been a willingness to compromise in Congress.”

Obama also addressed the issue of calling Congress back into session, as he noted that the American public wouldn’t gain anything from any more political stalemates that may occur if the ruling body were convened, according to The Los Angeles Times.

The President also spoke to the notion of Republicans in Congress trying to block efforts to boost the economy, using the speech as a way to try and gain support from the workers that were present, the newspaper reported.

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  • Raggs

    I am TOTALLY sick of this sorry excuse of a man… To most sheeple, doing his job is blaming someone else for his lack of ability.

    • Dan az

      Our child and chief just can’t comprehend that every thing he does has failed!So he blames anyone and everyone for his mistakes day after day.I read that he was going to have an investigation of wall street because (some how)they knew what was going to happen to our credit rating before he did.Is this not proof enough that this moron really dosen’t know what he is doing?I wondered if he just played stupid and that he was just following orders,But know I’m sure of it he is just that stupid.We have always known that his mental deficiency of narcissistic behavior was his down fall but what I never expected was that know one would do anything about it.Whats stopping them?Is it their pockets are so deep they haven’t finished filling them?We are all at a point know that it may as well just shut down and start over because there is know way we can fix this mess not even if the voters were able to get the right people in we have run out of time.

      • http://Moreexpensive,moreunknowproblems. Lewis Munn

        Dan, not everything he has done has failed! He has managed successfully to turn the blame to everybody else but himself, with a seeming majority of the sheeple.

        Be interesting the uproar when he shuts off SS to those of us who paid in all our working lives. He will face some formidable opposition then!

        Do you suppose a million-retiree march around the White House following the way Joshua downed Jerico would work??!

        • Dan az

          I can see it now :)

  • s c

    Is it not yet apparent that we have a Casper Milquetoast for a prez? Blame should be his middle name. The one thing he didn’t do this time is to blame it on GB.
    I thought that was an extreme violation of the progressive’s creed [blame everything on GB, all the way back to the dawn of creation]. Oh, well, I’m sure he will stoop to that before long. It is nice, though, to know that whoever owns this prez isn’t getting what they paid for (can we hope that it makes them a bit angry, too?).

    • Jana

      sc,
      You said it. He likes to play the blame game more than anyone else I have ever seen.
      He blames everyone else but himself. All he is doing is showing how inept he is at running anything let alone the country.

  • Thinking About

    You can’t change what you do not acknowledge. Was Obama to sign the bill to increase the debt ceiling or wait for the bill to come from where? Plain and simple Congress. Did their move come on the brink of default? Was Congress sent information of possible down grading? Did anyone think the games being played on the House was running to to the end? Now when we have to start paying more in interest the same ones who was crying cut the spending will cry again. Where Is the intelligence to get the job done in Congress?

    • Jana

      Where is the intelligence to live within our means? Yes, we need to cut the spending.

      • http://Moreexpensive,moreunknowproblems. Lewis Munn

        Yes, we need to cut spending. But increasing spending leads to inflation and eventual fiscal collapse. Obama is following the steps leading to Hitler in Germany, and perhaps wants a similar position in the US.

        His moves are choreographed well to destroy our currency!

        But…is it Him, or is it Soros??

  • Cawmun Cents

    THESE ARE THE WORDS OF THE PROGRESSIVE LEFT:
    as summed up by Brian Johnson of AC/DC……

    Blinded by a bright beam
    Shattered by the windscreen
    Stunned by the whiplash
    I’m a victim of a bad crash
    I can’t do nothin’ right
    I never sleep at night
    Can’t even start a fight
    My feet have left the ground
    Spinnin’ round and round
    Spellbound
    My world keeps a tumblin’ down
    Spellbound
    My world keeps a tumblin’ down

    Beaten by a blind bend
    Wrong way up a dead end
    Screamin’ through a speed trap
    As I tear into a tail back
    You know I can’t do nothin’ right
    No I never sleep at night
    And I can’t even start a fight
    Well my feet have left the ground
    Spinnin’ round and round
    Spellbound
    My world keeps a tumblin’ down
    Spellbound
    My world keeps a tumblin’ down
    It keeps a tumblin’ down
    C’mon slide

    I’m slippin’ down
    I got my hands in the fire

    I’m slidin’ on a oil slick
    Burnin’ on a bad trip
    Yes and nothin’s gonna change it
    No I can’t do nothin’ right
    Can’t even sleep at night
    My feet have left the ground
    I’m spinnin’ round and round
    Spellbound
    My world keeps a tumblin’ down
    Spellbound
    My world keeps a tumblin’ down
    Spellbound
    My world keeps a tumblin’ down, down down
    Spellbound
    My world
    Keeps a tumblin’
    Down

    Nuff said!-CC.

  • Rosalie

    I think congress should be called back. They do not deserve a vacation until they can get this national debt settled and I don’t mean just barely helping it. This debt should be scaled back in a big way. People are getting tired of their messing around and making everything worse than better.

    • Jana

      Well, Since they are home we need to contact them over and over and let them know what we want. Give them some meat to go back to work with! That meat is GET SERIOUS AND CUT SPENDING!
      Obama want us to contact our reps and tell them to play nice and do what the Dems want. PHOOEY. DO WHAT IS BEST FOR THIS COUNTRY!.

  • http://Moreexpensive,moreunknowproblems. Lewis Munn

    Agree, Rosalie.

    When I worked I only got 2 weeks of vacation, ever. And I was subject to callback if something critical came up.

    Congress thinks it is pretty important, too important to miss any vacation. But that shows really how little importance they actually really are! The country keeps lurching along on 3 cylinders whether they are at the helm, or out politicing for their own benefit!

  • Bonecrusher

    Congress, Bush, William Taft, George Washington (who really started all this mess with all these hard to change rules and the example other presidents need to set) The only thing obama has done is to cram a budget crushing health care system that the American public DID NOT WANT and of course the basketball court in the White House. Well then there ws the little thing about insulting our greatest alli, Britian and appeasing our greatest threat (Russia) and leaving Poland and the Czech Republic out in the cold surrounded by countries that don’t like them or us much. obama is the best thing that ever happened to Jimmy Carter.

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