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OBAMA CLAIMS IN SPEECH IRAQ CAUSED DEFICITS AND DEBT - TRY AGAIN DUMMY

During his completely uninspiring and inept Oval Office speech in which Obama announced the endo of combat operations in Iraq, he attempted to make a correlation between the cost of the Iraq war and the current economy especially the deficit and the debt. His claim was that the, "trillion," dollar price tag for the seven years of combat in Iraq was the cause of our deficit and debt.

First his figures are off. The cost of BOTH Iraq and Afghanistan total just over a trillion dollars. Iraq war cost as of the end of June 2010 was $ 709 billion dollars. A high cost but NOT a trillion dollars as Obama claims. In fact with the stroke of his pen Obama spent $ 767 billion dollars in a stimulus bill that will total 1.3 trillion after interest is added. So his first lie was the actual cost of the war.

Next his claim that Iraq caused the deficit and the debt. Following is a graph showing the actual CBO figures about the total deficit spending caused by the Iraq war. Notice especially how little deficit spending Iraq caused in 2009 and 2010, the two budget years of the Obama Presidency.





Now a little truth to set the record straight since the liar in chief chose to blame Iraq for deficit spending, borrowing and debt. From the administration of George Washington which began in 1789 until the end of the Presidency of George W. Bush in 2000, The United States borrowed 9 trillion dollars. In the 20 months since Obama took office the figure for money borrowed is a massive 3.5 trillion dollars.

If the Iraq war is the cause of the deficit as Obama claimed then how is it that in 2007 when the surge began and the cost of the Iraq war was at its highest was the deficit 160 billion dollars and now as combat operations are ending and the cost is at the lowest since we went to Iraq in 2003 do we now have a deficit of 1.4 trillion dollars ?

I have news for Barack Obama. Iraq is not the cause of our debt nor is it the cause of our deficit. The ridiculous spending and expansion of government by Obama is the cause of the federal economic disaster which is taking our country down a path to bankruptcy. Obama has expanded government more than every President before him COMBINED and Iraq had nothing to do with that government expansion which is bankrupting out country.

Obama constantly points his finger at Bush, Iraq, Republicans and even the Congress as a whole for the financial mess our Nation is in and the massive spending, deficits and debt. When he points his accusing finger at the problem, blaming others he need look no further than his mirror and take heed as to who his finger is pointing to when he looks at the reflection. It is THEN and only then that he can place real blame on someone to whom his finger is pointing.

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And your pointless point is? The CBO is Obama's but buddy, is he not?

According to you, we're supposed to believe the numbers when they favor Obama, and ignore them when they don't.

An inconvenient truth perhaps?

Sorry, but Obama's been known to tell a few 'whoppers', if you will.

Isn't that Gibb's sole purpose? To spin the whoppers into something plausible? :laughing:
 

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Don't worry. Anything entitled "The American Thinker" would be unintelligible to the Exotix. :laughing:
 

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Don't worry. Anything entitled "The American Thinker" would be unintelligible to the Exotix. :laughing:
:rolling::thumbsup:
Kind of like the 1st obelisque in 2001 A Space Oddesy.
 

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Hal, open the pod bay doors!!!!!:laughing:
 

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Bull Crap … two (2) Wars that have been going on for Seven (7) years … is NOT FREE and it wasn’t in the Budget. So if the Republicans what to play numbers shell games and tell their base that crap, it’s ok with me, because those morons still believe The American President was born in Kenya and that he’s secretly helping the Terrorist. :crazy:

BTW … Black Water works for Free Bullets also, those pallets of lost money were really Monopoly Money, those bombs were really Water Balloons and Arlington Cemetery got smaller over the last 10 years.

Whatever you what to believe is just fine. :rolleyes: Because you can tell Pub Heads anything and they will believe it hook-line-sinker, just as long as it's againt the Administration. :lookinup: Real Patriots ... right? :crazy:
 

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Bull Crap … two (2) Wars that have been going on for Seven (7) years … is NOT FREE and it wasn’t in the Budget. So if the Republicans what to play numbers shell games and tell their base that crap, it’s ok with me, because those morons still believe The American President was born in Kenya and that he’s secretly helping the Terrorist. :crazy:

BTW … Black Water works for Free Bullets also, those pallets of lost money were really Monopoly Money, those bombs were really Water Balloons and Arlington Cemetery got smaller over the last 10 years.

Whatever you what to believe is just fine. :rolleyes: Because you can tell Pub Heads anything and they will believe it hook-line-sinker, just as long as it's againt the Administration. :lookinup: Real Patriots ... right? :crazy:
Lump it. The CBO is fine for the numbers you wish to opine with when they fall in the direction you like. This time they don't work they way you 'wish them to', so it's Bull Crap.

Personally, I think the numbers are even lower, but I'll take thier word for it because it's the closest thing we have to the truth on the subject.

You can't have it both ways. If you refute these numbers, then you refute all the other claims the CBO has put forth.

Which is it?
 

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Lump it. The CBO is fine for the numbers you wish to opine with when they fall in the direction you like. This time they don't work they way you 'wish them to', so it's Bull Crap.

Personally, I think the numbers are even lower, but I'll take thier word for it because it's the closest thing we have to the truth on the subject.

You can't have it both ways. If you refute these numbers, then you refute all the other claims the CBO has put forth.

Which is it?
Wow ... you can't argue with people who really don't know. :rolleyes:
 

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Bull Crap … two (2) Wars that have been going on for Seven (7) years … is NOT FREE and it wasn’t in the Budget. :
Nobody seriously said it was free but doesn't add up to the $3T added to this years budget:lookinup:

morons still believe The American President was born in Kenya
Boat still hasn't 100% sailed on this one:D

morons still believe The American President that he’s secretly helping the Terrorist. :crazy:
Not very secret though:D
 

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Wow ... you can't argue with people who really don't know. :rolleyes:
:laughing:
So, you think I should take YOUR word for it over the CBO's? What special information and qualifications do you have that the CBO doesn't. What information stream do you have that the CBO doesn't?

Or is it simply a wormhole from an alternate reality? :laughing:
 

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So, you think I should take YOUR word for it over the CBO's?
Well, his post are legible lately, maybe he has become "intellectua"l.. :laughing: At least smart enough to use the built in spell checker now..

Yes, war is expensive, about 11% as expensive as this One Big Ass Mistake America made..
 

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First his figures are off. The cost of BOTH Iraq and Afghanistan total just over a trillion dollars. Iraq war cost as of the end of June 2010 was $ 709 billion dollars. A high cost but NOT a trillion dollars as Obama claims. In fact with the stroke of his pen Obama spent $ 767 billion dollars in a stimulus bill that will total 1.3 trillion after interest is added. So his first lie was the actual cost of the war.

Could this be the actual cost of "war" -since we already pay for our military during non war time ? Whom would have "thunk" it ?

The farther left your ideology originates from... the easier it is to deflate -as it is childlike in it's inception.
 

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Wow ... you can't argue with people who really don't know. :rolleyes:
This post sums up why I rarely post in here.

I can't argue with the inanity you and Exotix usually post up.:crazy:
 

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$1tril over 7 years is a LOT more than the paltry $50bil per year that graph typically depicts.

And for a party that pitches a fake fit over $1mil here or there, they sure give a pass to over $100bil per year to piss away in the sand box.

:rolleyes:
 

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$1tril over 7 years is a LOT more than the paltry $50bil per year that graph typically depicts.

And for a party that pitches a fake fit over $1mil here or there, they sure give a pass to over $100bil per year to piss away in the sand box.

:rolleyes:

For the defense of our country ? To kill as many of those that wish to kill our citizens -as possible, before they can do it again ? It was in response to an attack that killed 3000+ American citizens on American soil... or have you forgotten that fact -in your attempt to make your snarky, enlightened remark ?
 

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For the defense of our country ? To kill as many of those that wish to kill our citizens -as possible, before they can do it again ? It was in response to an attack that killed 3000+ American citizens on American soil... or have you forgotten that fact -in your attempt to make your snarky, enlightened remark ?
Snarky ... :laughing:
 

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Snarky ... :laughing:
Definition of SNARKY
1: crotchety, snappish
2: sarcastic, impertinent, or irreverent in tone or manner <snarky lyrics>
— snark·i·ly\-kə-lē\ adverb
Examples of SNARKY
<working all day with such snarky jerks is exhausting>
<with champagne as a lubricant, she unleashed an unending series of snarky comments for the duration of the wedding reception>
Origin of SNARKY
dial. snark to annoy, perhaps alteration of nark to irritate
First Known Use: 1906
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:thumbsup: Real Hip ;)
 

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:thumbsup: Real Hip ;)
Just offering a helping hand for the ignorant :D Maybe now Gibbs can use this word in tonights follies:thumbsup: (Robert that is):D
 
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