Obama Lies About Slowing Spending
There is no way to sugarcoat what I’m about to say–Barack Obama is a congenital liar. His lies are of such epic proportions that he makes Bill Clinton’s finger-pointing lie, pursuant to what took place between him and Monica Lewinsky, pale in comparison.
Obama’s latest epic lie is provided by Rex Nutting of MarketWatch. Nutting wrote an article titled “Obama Spending Binge Never Happened” which claimed that Obama slowed federal spending and Obama has been running with it since it was published.
I understand that most people have no idea how things really work at this level of politics. But, when it comes to presidential politics, they don’t tell what they had for breakfast without first doing focus-group studies and conducting a poll. I know firsthand that administrations have people they will approach to write favorable (read biased/slanted) articles for and about them. There are also those sycophants who would swim through a canal of horse manure let alone write a slanted piece in favor of Obama. Then there are the blind ideologues who believe whatever they are told to believe.
Which of these groups Nutting falls into can be debated sans his being truthful pursuant to same. But from where I stand, it has the White House fingerprints all over it. Nothing persuades me that his article “Obama Spending Binge Never Happened,” is not White House manufactured.
The tell-tale signs are all over it, including how quickly Obama latched onto it and claimed the manufactured facts in the article as true. The truth is their facts aren’t true. They’re as fallacious and misrepresented as Obama himself. Nutting’s assertions are based on a chart conveniently produced by Nutting (with, I argue, the White House‘s assistance). The chart is supposed to show that Obama slowed federal spending to a level not witnessed since President Eisenhower.
But, as Anne Coulter points out in her article “Claim Obama Slowed Spending Shows Democrats’ Dishonesty”:
“Nutting, author of the phony MarketWatch chart, attributes all spending during Obama’s entire first year, up to Oct. 1, to President Bush. That means, for example, the $825 billion stimulus bill, proposed, lobbied for, signed and spent by Obama, goes in … Bush‘s column.” (Investors.com; 5/23/12)
Anne continues: “Nutting’s ‘analysis’ is so dishonest, even The New York Times has ignored it. The theory is that a new president is stuck with the budget of his predecessor, so the entire 2009 fiscal year should be attributed to Bush. But Obama didn’t come in and live with the budget Bush had approved. He immediately signed off on enormous spending programs that had been specifically rejected by Bush.”
In my article titled “Nero In The White House” I wrote:
Mr. Nixon and Clinton lied to save their backsides. Although, I would argue there are no plausible explanations for doing what they did, I could entertain arguments pursuant to understanding their rationales for lying. But in the case of Obama, he lies because he is a liar. He doesn’t only lie to cover his misdeeds – he lies to get his way. He lies to belittle others and to make himself look presentable at their expense. He lies about his faith, his associations, his mother, his father and his wife. He lies and bullies to keep his background secret. His lying is congenital and compounded by socio-psychological factors of his life.
Never in my life, inside or outside of politics, have I witnessed such dishonesty in a political leader. He is the most mendacious political figure I have ever witnessed. Even by the low standards of his presidential predecessors, his narcissistic, contumacious arrogance is unequalled. Using Obama as the bar,
Nero would have to be elevated to sainthood. (http://www.wnd.com/2011/08/331497/)
As appalling as he is, I’ve watched two of his campaign commercials. They are without a doubt dishonest representations of our economic reality and morally opprobrious, but clearly not out of character for Obama. They, like his manufactured life’s story, are pure agitprop.
But Obama isn’t trying to reach those of you on my blog. My demographics show my followers to be educated and informed. It is my opinion that the Obama campaign have done their polling, and based on same, they believe they can win the election with 43 percent of the 47 percent of the people who pay no taxes and those on the government dole.
We knew Obama had to lie about his record, and we knew there would be those who believed him. Obama doesn’t want people to know that nearly 70 million are now on some sort of government assistance. Government dependency increased 8.1 percent in the past year alone. During his time in office, the number of people on food stamps increased to nearly 50 million. The true unemployment number is still around 12 percent. Millions of jobs are gone forever; millions are unemployed and still more are dropping out of the job-search market altogether.
With the aforementioned being only the tip of the bad-news iceberg, it’s understandable that a pathological liar would feel compelled to lie about his record. It’s understandable, but it isn’t forgivable.
About the Author
Mychal S. Massie is an ordained minister who spent 13 years in full-time Christian Ministry. Today he serves as founder and Chairman of the Racial Policy Center (RPC), a think tank he officially founded in September 2015. RPC advocates for a colorblind society. He was founder and president of the non-profit “In His Name Ministries.” He is the former National Chairman of a conservative Capitol Hill think tank; and a former member of the think tank National Center for Public Policy Research. Read entire bio here