In the Republican response to President Obama's Weekly Address, John Boehner thinks the country has amnesia. He said the Republicans are offering a "new way forward" this election, or in other words, the same tired crap we've been repeating but don't mean for the last two years, and we want our tax cuts for the rich dammit.
I guess John Boehner thinks no one noticed that Republicans never care about deficits until a Democratic President gets elected. These people have no interest in governing. They think government should be used for their and their campaign donors personal piggy banks.
BOEHNER: Hello. I’m John Boehner.
Before I served in Congress, I ran a small business here in Ohio, and I saw first-hand how politicians in Washington can make it harder for small employers to meet a payroll and create jobs.
In the final days of the 2008 campaign, Barack Obama promised to ‘change this country and change the world.’
Well I don’t know about the world, but here at home, Americans haven’t experienced the change President Obama promised. One in ten of our fellow citizens is out of work. Our national debt has grown by $3 trillion Trust in government has fallen to an all-time low.
These problems didn’t start under President Obama. But instead of fixing them, his policies have made them worse. A ‘stimulus’ spending spree that created jobs in China and El Salvador, while millions of Americans lost their jobs here. A job-killing national energy tax. A government takeover of health care.
All these things have combined to create massive uncertainty for small businesses, the engine of job creation in America, while our children face a future clouded by debt.
Americans are demanding a new way forward in Washington – an approach that neither party has tried.
It starts with cutting spending instead of increasing it; making government smaller and more accountable; and helping small businesses get back to creating jobs again.
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