It’s too bad the Republican Party is a dinosaur with a peanut-sized brain. Even that would be fine, if it’d stop pretending it can think and just become my sockpuppet (wormmae dinosockasaurus) instead.
Obama wants a $450 billion “Mini Me” version of the 2009 stimulus package. Naturally it’s “bipartisan”. (You can always tell that something’s bipartisan when Asses…and Asses alone…assure you it is.)
The Republicans could clobber the Prez with ease over this. Of course they won’t.
But they could:
We agree with the President that bipartisanship is necessary.
We disagree that the American Jobs Act is the best, or even a good, approach to job creation. It will work no better than the previous stimulus and will add to the national debt. Even so, we have existing policies that are far worse. And so we cheerfully propose a bill which does two simple things: it fully funds the American Jobs Act, and repeals the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act…“ObamaCare”.
Mr. President, we know you care about the issue. But the majority of Americans do not like or want the existing program! We still haven’t balanced the budgets of social programs which enjoy widespread support, so how can a ‘social’ program work when its society rejects it?
Mr. President, 26 out of
5750 states brought suit against ObamaCare! The very Constitutionality of the individual mandate remains in question. But even should the Supreme Court rule that Americans can be made to to buy at the government’s command…again, this prospect doesn’t suit Americans. A majority of states, a majority of citizens do not want this program.
Mr. President, many of your political allies supported the bill then immediately sought waivers when it became law! Which you then provided! But the majority of Americans, who never pretended to want ObamaCare…where are their exemptions?
Mr. President, we are willing to compromise…but we should not need to. Each member of Congress represents a fraction of Americans, whereas the President represents all Americans and most of them don’t want ObamaCare. So there is nothing controversial and everything bipartisan about its immediate repeal.
Mr. President, we will compromise and fund your American Job Act…as you compromise and repeal the federal takeover of American healthcare. The savings from that repeal will fund the $450 billion you need for the A.J.A. And with ObamaCare gone much of the fear and uncertainty strangling our economy will simply vanish. The business climate will immediately, noticably improve. It is why we offer our compromise; America will be better off with this bill’s passage than it was before.
With this compromise, we’re now halfway to our bipartisan deal.
Your turn, Mr. President.
Problems? Let’s see…the Republicans are too stupid to do this, too stupid and spineless to stay on message when insults fly. Some folks might fear that if Obama accepted, the economy could improve enough to win him re-election. But that’s kind of a “cut off your nose to spite your face” attitude, innit?
Anyway, we know his ego wouldn’t let him do it. Not with his name plastered to it. And giving in would outrage his leftist base beyond anything seen so far.
Which just goes to show the incredible stupidity, or falsity, of the Elephants. The House should attach repeal of ObamaCare to every single item up before the floor. “I vote to fund the A.J.A. and REPEAL OBAMACARE”. “I vote to pass the transportation bill and REPEAL OBAMACARE. “I vote to honor honor the NCAA Champion ladies’ basketball champions…and REPEAL OBAMACARE.”
Man, I spent too much effort on this post. Very angry at myself right now.