Sunday, May 24, 2009

"We're Out Of Money" Because Of Health Care?

No way you can make this stuff up. We are in a financial crisis, not because of the match called Fannie & Freddie that lit the fuse, but because we did not, "make some good decisions on health care over the last several decades."


How far down Alice's hole will Obama take us?

SCULLY: You know the numbers, $1.7 trillion debt, a national deficit of $11 trillion. At what point do we run out of money?

OBAMA: Well, we are out of money now. We are operating in deep deficits, not caused by any decisions we've made on health care so far. This is a consequence of the crisis that we've seen and in fact our failure to make some good decisions on health care over the last several decades.

So we've got a short-term problem, which is we had to spend a lot of money to salvage our financial system, we had to deal with the auto companies, a huge recession which drains tax revenue at the same time it's putting more pressure on governments to provide unemployment insurance or make sure that food stamps are available for people who have been laid off.

So we have a short-term problem and we also have a long-term problem. The short-term problem is dwarfed by the long-term problem. And the long-term problem is Medicaid and Medicare. If we don't reduce long-term health care inflation substantially, we can't get control of the deficit.

So, one option is just to do nothing. We say, well, it's too expensive for us to make some short-term investments in health care. We can't afford it. We've got this big deficit. Let's just keep the health care system that we've got now.

Along that trajectory, we will see health care cost as an overall share of our federal spending grow and grow and grow and grow until essentially it consumes everything...

It may be the mental health of Frank, Dodd, Pelosi, Reid, etc., but health care caused this financial mess? Besides out and out corruption in Congress the problem is big government and making it bigger will not improve one damned thing.

Dems Open Mouth, Insert Foot, Go Abroad - Fast

Let's see, Jabbering Joe is in a secure place, but it isn't in his super secret bunker at the Naval Observatory house, our Nanny is in search of some truth all of a sudden, in Shanghai and our glorious leader is still out in left field, somewhere.


Jabbering Joe brought his unity, hope and change sudden whirlwind tour to Kosovo.

Biden visit to Kosovo monastery splits Serbian Orthodox Church

Then JJ was off to Lebanon to spread some more love.

Biden's election support irks Hezbollah

Of course, they are just two, actually numbers 2 & 3 in the ascension ladder to the presidency, of the liars that make up the leadership of the Democrat Party.

The Liars Club

Of course, JJ has a long history of lying and the media has always looked the other way.

Why Is Media Allowing Joe Biden to Lie About Drunk Driver Killing His First Wife?
Joe Biden - His Lies and Exaggerations
Noted Liar Joe Biden Caught Lying About Bush
Joe Biden Plagiarism Scandal Surfaces » Right Pundits
The Legend Grows: Joe Biden Lying About Bosnia?

You get the idea. Pelosi is normally more adroit in covering her lies.
Both love to travel at a moments notice. Obviously.