One definition of a lie is to present false information with the intention of deceiving. Another definition is making a statement meant to deceive or give a wrong impression. I want to make it clear: I am not a Republican nor am I a Democrat. Both parties are seriously and fundamentally flawed. But I also want to make it clear that President Barack Obama is a liar.
Lie #1: Negotiations on C-SPAN
Not a single discussion has been broadcast on C-SPAN. All the Health Care discussions have taken place behind closed doors. In fact, Obama has done exactly the opposite of what he campaigned in that he himself has struck a behind-the-doors deal with the pharmaceutical companies. None of his own party members have read the Health Bill. There have been no bipartisan negotiations. The republicans have been shut out (source: CBS News).
Lie #2: No New Taxes on Middle Class
The Health Bill will raise taxes in that each family of four will pay about $1400 more a year out-of-pocket for health care. The Cap and Trade bill will raise everyone’s household electric costs by an estimated 25% a year (Obama even said it would necessarily raise rates). You have no choice in either of these Bills. Obama is now talking about raising taxes on the middle class to help pay down the debt and fund his entitlement programs.
Lie #3: No Earmarks
The new Defense Bill that was signed into law by Barack Obama has over 1,700 earmarks totaling $4,000,000,000 for projects that are completely unrelated to the defense of this country. One of the larger spending items is a $300 million appropriation touted by Reps. Jim Moran (D., Va.) and Chris Van Hollen (D., Md.), among others, to improve their region’s overstressed transportation system. (Source: CBS News)
Lie #4: Transparency
I haven’t seen the Health Bill, the Defense Bill, or the Cap and Trade Bill, nor have a majority of those who are supposed to vote on them. These Bills have been drafted behind closed doors. He said 5 days to read every bill? The deals he’s cutting with the big pharmaceutical companies is obviously not something he wants the people to know about. The Cap and Trade bill has not been made public because it will raise electricity rates by 25%. The pork barrel spending in the Defense Bill was rammed through congress (Source: FOX News)
Lie #5: Unemployment Won’t Surpass 8%
The Stimulus package was supposed to prevent unemployment from rising above 8%. The massive trillion dollar heist of our money has failed and the unemployment rate which Obama promised wouldn’t exceed 8% has surged to 10.2%. Over a trillion of our dollars have been wasted by Obama. There’s been a lot of spin by the Obama administration that thousands of jobs were saved by the Stimulus Bill, but how do you measure that? You can’t, and the numbers they are coming up with are lies too.
Lie #6: Not the Same Old Washington
He’s probably telling the truth when he said it won’t be the same old Washington. Unfortunately, it’s worse. Washington is even more chalk full of corrupt politicians, backroom deals, bribery, bloated spending, and an ideological viewpoint that differs from a vast majority of the population. He’s playing hardball Chicago style politics to get his way. So, it’s not the same old Washingont; It’s worse. Far Worse.
Lie #7: Iran isn’t a Threat
He campaigned that Iran wasn’t a threat to pander the progressive liberals. Then immediately upon being elected says they are a threat. Not sure what to think of this. Is he lying that Iran isn’t a threat, or is he lying that they are? He better make up his mind quick because Iran just launched a missile into space and declared itself a nuclear nation. I hope Obama isn’t underestimating Iran because once they get nuclear weapons, the balance of power in the most unstable region of the world will be turned upside-down.
Lie #8: Eliminate no-bid Contracts
The Obama administration has awarded over $500,000,000 in no bid contracts as of January 1st, 2010. The most recent of which awarded a $25,000,000 federal contract for work in Afghanistan to a company owned by a prominent Democratic campaign contributor without entertaining competitive bids (source: FOX News). I will state for the record that the Obama administration has canceled this contract award … but only after it was made public by FOX News.
Lie #9: ACORN
Barrack Obama claimed he had little involvement with ACORN. Turns out, that is not true. He’s had a lot of involvement with the corrupt organization and even ran a voter registration campaign in Illinois. He also said he would call ACORN if they didn’t call him first.
I don’t understand why the American People are not upset with the Obama lies. Do they not care when they are lied to? Especially when his policies could potentially affect them so drastically? Roughly 45% of the population still supports this president and think he’s doing a good job. This baffles me because the president they voted for while campaigning is completely different than the one now in office (evident in the videos above). If we don’t hold lying politicians accountable, there is going to be no positive change in this country. I in no way, shape or form support violence. That never solves anything and always makes matters worse. But we can let these politicians hear our voices. We vote them into office, therefore we are the boss. It’s not the other way around.