ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Democrats say they’re on the lookout for distortions of President Barack Obama’s record and ready to act as a ‘truth team’ on his behalf.

Some leading Democrats joined a nationwide rollout Monday of Obama campaign truth squads in states that could be competitive come November. Minnesota Democratic Party chairman Ken Martin says it’s not an indication of worry in his state but local Democrats plan to, in his words, “fight like we’re 20 points behind.”

The focus of the 2012 race has been largely on Republicans vying to be Obama’s challenger. They frequently invoke the incumbent’s name in blasting his record.

Members of the local truth teams say they’ll be on guard for falsehoods and use face-to-face contacts, social media and Web sites to present Obama’s side.

(© Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Comments (54)
  1. Kevin says:

    Ummmm…..Good God…….The Dem’s and the GOP wouldnt know the truth if it kicked their arse….

    1. WfOaWg says:

      I think you meant “spoof team” who will throw glitter at anyone who disagrees with them…sounds dangerous!

    2. See BS says:

      They called it the “Ministry of Truth” in the Orwell book “1984”

  2. Bill Clintons Cigar says:

    This sounds like a squad out beating on people to get the truth!!! WOW!

  3. Brett says:

    Well, this so-called “truth squad” had better not knock on my front door, they won’t like what they hear, or see once I open it. Kind of reminds of Germany in the mid 1930s….

    1. jackactionhero says:

      What? Why would anybody come knocking on YOUR door, tough guy? You think Obama is concerned you’re slandering him? You’re not that important, kiddo.

      1. desert eagle .50 says:

        How’s the door on your trailer?

        As usual, you’ve got nothing to say; just a lot of gandy dancing from you.

        And you’re never specific.

  4. Keep It Real says:

    The Demon-snats know no truths except, spend, spend, spend and pass the debt on to future generations. I didn’t think there was any event that would land a repuk-lican in the whitehouse…until I saw this budget proposal. Ridiculous!! Neither the dems or reps are fit to hold office. It is all about beating or one-upping the other side. The Reps will win the presidential election now and the funny thing is…there will no noticeable difference in politics. Dems=Reps in the whitehouse. Both stink!

  5. Lucifer says:

    Here…. Start with this list

    1. Obama and unrepentant terrorist William Ayers misappropriated over 300 million dollars in donations meant for the education of Chicago’s minority students. They routed the money to Obama’s community activist buddies who then tried to turn the students in radicals. The program was a total failure.
    2. Obama, as an Illinois State Senator, redirected tens of millions in Illinois tax dollars to Valerie Jarrett and Tony Rezko, to provide housing for low income families. They returned the favor with political donations. The housing units were built with cheap materials and labor and are uninhabitable after a mere 10 years of use.
    3. Obama accepted millions in illegal campaign contributions from foreign credit cards after the credit card filters used to screen out foreign money, was switched off. This also allowed domestic donors, who were over the legal limit, to contribute more.
    4. Obama and SecState Clinton’s efforts to bring the US under the UN’s Small Arms Treaty are direct violations of the Second Amendment of the US Constitution.
    5. Obama attempted to move control of the Census Bureau from the Commerce Department to the White House, to be managed by then Chief of Staff Rahm Emmanuel.
    6. Obama had provided under the radar amnesty to illegal immigrants by allowing ICE Director John Morton to prohibit ICE officers from enforcing US immigration laws.
    7. Obama allowed USAG Holder to ignore the violation of US immigration laws in the sanctuary cities, i.e.,San Francisco, etc.
    8. Obama has failed to defend US soil in Arizona as Mexican troops bring illegals and drugs into the USA, crossing the border doing so. This is a direct violation of Article IV, Section 4 of the Constitution.
    9. Obama illegally fired the IG Walpin for investigating Obama’s buddy, Mayor Kevin Johnson (Sacramento), for fraud (850K) with AmeriCorps.
    10. Obama is in contempt of Federal court for his illegal oil drilling moratorium in the Gulf.
    11. Obama spent a month as the UN Security Council Chair in 2009, which raises the question of his conflict of interest between the US and the UN. This is also likely a violation of his Oath of Office as the UN conflicts with our Constitution on many levels, i.e., LOST, UN Small Arms ban, etc.
    12. Obama signed an EO in December 2009 that allows Interpol to operate in the US without oversight by Congress, courts, FBI, or local law enforcement.
    13. Obama and SecState Clinton misappropriated, er, used $23 million in US taxpayer funds to help Obama’s homeland of Kenya move to a communist nation where the freedom of speech, private property rights, and other rights are subservient to “social justice”. This includes the fact that the Kenyan constitution adopted Sharia Law, which violates the basic human rights of women.
    14. Obama was likely involved with then Governor Rod Blagojevich to try and sell his Illinois Senate seat, i.e., pay to play. Jesse Jackson Jr is under investigation for it and it appears that Valerie Jarrett might also have been involved.
    15. Obama ran a website that asked Americans to report on other Americans, in the area of ObamaKare, using and taxpayer money to do so. He repeated this with AttackWatch.
    16. Obama got onto the Indiana ballot through voter fraud in 2008.
    17. Obama sealed all of his records that would show that he is possibly an illegal president, that he is feloniously using a false SSN, that his draft registration number is false, that his Fulbright award was falsely awarded as Obama claimed foreign student status, and that his student aid was falsely obtained.
    18. Obama violated the Constitution by firing the GM CEO.
    19. Obama violated bankruptcy laws by forcing GM bondholders to accept millions of dollars in losses of money that they were legally entitled to.
    20. Obama violated bankruptcy laws by awarding the UAW with a share of GM and Chrysler during their bankruptcy proceedings.
    21. Obama bought votes for ObamaKare with acts like, “Cornhusker Kickback”, “Louisiana Purchase” and the DoI increasing water allocations toCalifornia’sCentral Valley. This brought in the votes of Dennis Cardoza and Jim Costa, both Democrat holdouts.
    22. Obama lied about Americans being able to keep their healthcare coverage if they wanted to. ObamaKare is already forcing them out of their current coverage.
    23. Obama attempted to bribe Joe Sestak with a job offer in order to get him to drop out of the Senate race against Arlen Specter.
    24. Obama bypassed Congress and told the EPA to set carbon emission standards.
    25. Obama forced BP to pony up a $20 billion slush fund to compensate Gulf Coast businesses and residents affected by the BP oil spill. It was administered by one of Obama’s political appointees and there is NO Congressional oversight.
    26. Obama did nothing to Holder (abetted a felony) when Holder refused to prosecute two New Black Panther Party members for brandishing weapons in front of a voting location in Filthadelphia. A direct violation of the voters Civil Rights.
    27. Obama bypassed the Senate with a recess appointment of Donald Berwick as the head of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Violates policy.
    28. Obama bypassed the Senate with many of his appointments of over 30 “czars.”
    29. Obama illegally fired Sherry Sherrod from the USDA over remarks she made at an NAACP meeting in March 2010. He violated her due process.
    30. Obama violated contractual law when his regime cancelled 77 oil field development contracts previously approved by Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, under Bush 43’s administration. This keeps us from extracting from 2-3 TRILLION barrels of oil.
    31. Obama used the DHS to determine the political affiliation of Americans making FOIA requests about the Regime. This led to requests being stalled, lost, etc.
    32. Obama instigated a revolution in Egypt against an ally in the War on Terror.
    33. Obama violated the War Powers Act of 1973 by conducting a war against Libya without Congressional authorization.
    34. Obama lied to the American people when he said that there were no US troops on the ground in Libya and then later said they were only “logistical troops.”
    35. Obama acted in April 2009, at the G20 meeting, to expand the Special Drawing Rights, that now gives the IMF more control over the US economy.
    36. Obama gave missile codes to British Trident missiles to Russia.
    37. Obama passed the Dream Act through an executive order, bypassing Congress again. DREAM is: Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors.
    38. Obama gave taxpayer funds to Solyndra (amongst others).
    39. Obama issued an EO on July 12, 2011, attempting to restrict the Second Amendment rights of US citizens in Texas, California, New Mexico and Arizona.
    40. Obama’s allowed the FCC to assume authority over the internet, in direct violation of a federal appeals court that DENIED the commission that authority. In December, the FCC voted and passed the first federal regulations on internet traffic.
    41. Obama allows the DHS/TSA to routinely violate the 4th/5th Amendment rights of Americans at airports, train stations, and VIPER checkpoints.
    42. Obama allows the DOJ in 2009 to stop enforcing federal drug laws in regards to marijuana.
    43. Obama allows the DOJ to refuse to enforce the Defense of Marriage Act.
    44. Obama attempted to bypass Congress and raise the Debt Ceiling by “reinterpreting” the 14th Amendment.
    45. Obama just bypassed the Senate AGAIN by appointing Richard Cordray to a new unconstitutional agency, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Violates policy.
    46. Obama deprived the due process of two U.S.citizens, Anwar al-Awlaki and Samir Khan, by assassinating them via a CIA drone attack in Yemen on Sept. 30, 2011. This also raises the question of an act of war against Yemen for firing into a sovereign nation. Obama said in 2008: “No. I reject the Bush Administration’s claim that the President has plenary authority under the U.S. Constitution to detainU.S.citizens without charges as unlawful enemy combatants.”
    47. Obama allowed Education Secretary Arne Duncan to grant waivers to No Child Left Behind however, this is a law enacted by Congress and neither Obama nor Duncan have the authority to authorize that.
    48. Obama allowed the bailouts to grant money without the authority to do so. “No money shall be drawn from the treasury, but in consequence of appropriations made by law.” Article 1, Section 9, Clause 7U.S.Constitution
    49. Obama allowed Operation Castaway to occur, which allowed firearms laws to be broken through coercion of legal gun dealers.
    50. Obama allowed Operation Fast and Furious to occur, which allowed hundreds of Mexican nationals and Border Agent Brian Terry to be murdered with illegal arms given out by the ATF and DOJ.
    51. Obama bypassed the Senate to appoint three people to the National Labor Relations Board. (Naturally, they’ll all be Obomobots) Violates policy.

    1. carole says:

      This list of yours is why the dems are going to start getting the truth out!!! You must be listening to Fox news. Most all of your list is false, and the rest is stretched so far out because you do not have all the facts!

      1. Lucifer says:

        Name one thing that is false in this list carol with an e. Stop drinking the Obama kool-aid. He will be bad history by this time next year.

        Cmon Carole….. I’m waiting for you to prove anything on this list is untrue.

        waiting…. waiting….. waiting

        1. carole says:

          Do your research and you will find that 47 of them are all wrong, and the other 3 the facts are not entirely true. It would take too much space to correct all of them. This has been the problem all along. Republicans put this stuff out there and people just believe what they say and what they hear they just don’t do the proper research to find it out. They just pass the false info along.

          1. chad says:

            You’re the one that’s lying.

            You need to specifically describe how at least 3 of these are wrong.

            1. carole says:

              Like I said take them one by one and you will find out the truth yourself! We could keep this up all night, but no matter what I say it won’t make any difference. You would read into what you want to. Like I said there has been so much garbage out there that has not been true but people won’t go and find out the exact facts. And your best bet would be to find the video of what has been said so that you hear it instead of reading it. Trust me they are out there. I think what some people don’t like and most republicans don’t want is the fact that this president is helping the people unlike the idiot we had in for 8 years that completely wrecked the economy and spent more money than any other president and made it alot better for the rich.

              1. Lucifer is right says:

                Let’s make it easy for you, how about proving 2 of them are false (liberal media story links don’t count).

                You liberals always claim that Fox news is always false, and Republicans are always lyers, but you can never provide proof other than from your liberal sources.

                If you liberals thing the media and Obama are telling you the truth, you should really get out and check some facts for a change.

              2. KR says:

                Typical liberal. Ask them for proof and they’ll tell you to go look for it yourself.

          2. Lucifer says:

            I’ve done my research Carol with an e. I spend about 2-3 hours everyday researching and verifying the information that will not be found on the liberal socialist medea that you rely upon.

            It is not sufficient for you to claim “47 of them are all wrong, and the other 3 the facts are not entirely true” as it would be irresponsible and stupid to take your word for it. Just pick one item Carol with an e and present to me the proof that it is incorrect. Isn’t that the mission of your so called “Truth Team” afterall?

            There are plenty of factual deeds and actions that obama is responsible for that any other president in history would have been impeached for. There is no need for conservatives to lie or make things up. Never before in the history of America have we had such an arrogant president that has refused to uphold the US Constitution. Obama is a Constitutional scholar so he knows very well the laws of our country but still he challenges our laws each and every day to bring about his socialist agenda. Cmon Carol with an e….. prove me wrong on just one point. Your party is suppose to be the smart and educated ones….. Right???

            1. TL says:

              @ Lucifer

              All that work slammin’ the prez….and no sorce or sources identiified.

              Fox News doesnt count.


      2. Mike says:

        Love it when people say “you must listen to fox news” I challenged many people to prove fox wrong any more then any other news org. They all fail.

        1. Mayhem says:

          Like the burden of proof rests on a plantiff in a courtroom……

          Your the challenger….YOU prove that FOX is a bona fide new organization to US…the challenged (defendants, if you will)

    2. Bubba says:

      Lucifer, talk about someone who has no life. get out more from you fortified bunker. You sound more afraid of your shadow than Puxatawny Phil.

  6. Lucifer says:

    And then there is this……

    The Top 10 Violations of the Constitution by Obama and the 111th Congress

    At the close of the 111th Congress, America is deeply in the bog of Thomas Jefferson’s prophetic warning: “The two enemies of the people are criminals and government, so let us tie the second down with the chains of the Constitution so the second will not become the legalized version of the first.” Unfortunately, the broken chains of the Constitution have failed to contain the federal government.
    By way of review, let’s take a stroll through the junkyard of constitutional violations that have been painted fresh by President Obama and the 111th Congress. Here’s my top-ten list, highly abbreviated for length.
    #10. — 9/11 Responders Relief Fund: We love and honor those who put themselves in harm’s way for our security. However, giving the 9/11 first responders money after the fact violates the Constitution. Article 1.8 gives Congress the right to expend funds for all the purposes itemized, provided it is done for the general welfare, NOT for individuals or preferred groups. The states may reward heroes if they so choose.
    #9. — Checks and Balances Failure: The Chairmanship of the UN Security Council: Where was Congress when President Obama became the chairman of the powerful UN Security Council in 2009? The normal monthly rotation for that chair goes to the U.S. ambassador to the U.N. because Article 1.9 of the Constitution forbids the president (and all other office-holders) from accepting any present, foreign office or title from a foreign country or a foreign potentate unless it is specifically authorized by Congress. The Founders wanted to prevent deal-making, corruption, and foreign influence from affecting America’s internal affairs.
    #8. — Net Neutrality: The government is trying to stop Internet providers from blocking or slowing some web traffic and prevent providers from showing favoritism. The FCC thinks it should be able to regulate the Internet like it regulates utility companies. This violates the property rights of Internet providers and interferes in the market’s free choice of which services receive funding. Article 1.8 makes it clear that the FCC is not constitutionally authorized to pass laws, especially those disguised as regulations.
    #7. – Czars: The moniker for appointees who report to no one but the president has taken on a new and eerie resemblance to the dusty Russian tsars of old. Article 2.2 grants the president leeway to appoint managers, but those managers may not have any regulatory, legislative or law-making powers — such powers are reserved to the legislative branch. Today’s “czars” have the power of cabinet members without having to go through a vetting process or the confirmation process prescribed for cabinet members. Czars are unelected and untouchable political decision-makers — in violation of Article 1.1.
    #6. — Cap and Trade: The Clean Energy and Security Act mandates greenhouse gas emissions be reduced to 17 percent below 2005 levels by 2020, 42 percent below 2005 levels by 2030, and 84 percent below 2005 levels by 2050. By 2020, this tax will extract an estimated $160 billion from the economy, or an average $1,870 per family. Once again, had the chains of Article 1.8 not been broken, America would be spared such tomfoolery. Cap and trade masked in any disguise whatsoever cannot be justified as a general welfare activity.
    #5. — Cash for Clunkers: The government offered $4,500 rebates to people turning in their clunkers for more fuel-efficient vehicles. When the first program quickly ran out of the $4 billion allotted to it, another $2 billion was added. Follow-up analysis showed the program did nothing to stimulate the economy and put many people into additional debt
    by encouraging them to purchase cars that they otherwise would not have bought during these hard economic times. The government has zero authority to selectively give individuals tax money for purchases of vehicles, according to Articles 1.2 and 1.8 — and common sense.

    #4. — TARP Funding: The original 2008 act authorized $700 billion to bail out banks and other institutions. The government has no business rescuing private financial institutions from bad judgment and risky ventures. Article 1.8 excludes permission for Congress to grant financial aid or loans to private companies. Any use of Treasury funds must go toward the general welfare, not to specific groups.
    #3. — Illegal Immigration: Arizona is being invaded. When that state passed SB 1070 to stem the flow of violent illegals into its sovereign territory, a derelict federal government turned around and sued. At issue was the Feds’ failure to control the border, so Arizona took it upon itself to do just that — to uphold existing federal immigration laws. It didn’t add new laws; it simply gave local authorities the power to enforce federal responsibilities. The federal government claims the right to manage immigration, but when it refuses to carry out that obligation, thereby jeopardizing the security of border states, it is derelict in its duties. Arizona should haul the federal government before the Supreme Court for malfeasance. Article 4.4 clearly states that the U.S. shall protect states from invasion — more than 400,000 illegal aliens (est.) in Arizona is, by definition, an invasion.
    #2. — Economic Stimulus Bill: The $814 billion stimulus is the most backward-thinking proposition to come along since human sacrifice. Dumping borrowed money into an over-fed, bloated and out-of-control ogre doesn’t solve anything, it simply temporarily props up with blocks of melting ice cream a failed and failing government of extravagance. Not only does it illegally take money out of the economy that could be used to provide jobs, but it’s using borrowed money — with interest due.
    And the worst violation of the Constitution over the past two years is …

    #1. — Health Care Reform: Health care reform was the last lever needed to lift the lid off the pot of American gold and empty it out for socialism. It required all Americans to have health insurance whether they wanted it or not. Earlier this month, Federal Judge Henry E. Hudson said that the government has no power “to compel an individual to involuntarily enter the stream of commerce by purchasing a commodity in the private market.”
    The string of constitutional violations supporting the judge’s rejection is long and shocking:
    For purposes of regulation, Congress invoked Article 1.8 and claimed insurance may be controlled because it falls under Congress’ power to regulate interstate commerce. But insurance is not interstate commerce — you can’t buy insurance across state lines.
    Language in the bill says the health care law may NOT be changed or amended by anyone once signed into law. This violates the role of Congress. Article 1.1 makes it clear that only Congress is authorized to make law, meaning it has every right to alter, amend and change the health care law. To restrict Congress is to change its constitutional duty. The 111th Congress must think it can change the Constitution without amending it — a violation of Article 5, which outlines the amendment process.
    The health care bill also violates the 10th Amendment because it coerces states into complying with a new national program that reaches far into state jurisdiction.
    So, what do you do when you’re navigating through a blizzard of political white-out where visibility is reduced to zero, the road is slick and slippery, and disaster is strewn about in all directions? You come to a complete stop — and put on the chains.

    1. susan says:

      thanks Lucifer, we now have a great list to use, You have been a tremendous help to starting to doc the truth, all we have to do is debunk both of your lists

      1. Lucifer says:

        Good Luck with that Susan….

        Do you not feel it strange and bizarre that our president needs an army of citizens, like yourself to cover his back in defending his actions as president? I can’t recall any past president that has required such support. Weird….

        1. Mayhem says:

          I feel it strange and bizarre that a grown man sits where ever he sits 2-3 hours a day trying with all of its might to dig up dirt, and failing miserable, on a president, because he doesnt agree with his politics.

          Seriously, find a productive hobby. It was ok to move out the house when you turned 18, you know.

  7. fkafka says:

    So the DFL will form a collective BORG to to protect Obama, because they can’t think as individuals – perfect.

  8. susan says:

    Obama has caused the bad economy, truth is he inherited this terrible economy from Pres Bush, Bush in turn Inherited a no deficit from Clinton. What the hell happened between Clinton an Obama?????

    1. Bill Clintons Cigar says:

      9/11……two wars…….thousands of Americans murdered…….Clinton masturbating on women in the oval office…..Clinton ( in his own words) stated he and the Dem congress played a huge role in the current housing crash….wake up Susan or shut the he** up…we are tired ot your ignorance….

  9. Pete the Pundit says:

    Like other Minnesota teams (the Vikings and Twins come to mind) this team is headed for abysmal failure.

  10. Best3800 says:

    Lucifer, you just made their point of why they started the truth team. They’ll be working overtime to dispute all the claims you have made,because you’ve got to be bought and paid for by somebody with a very political agenda.WHO comes up with crazy lists like these?

    1. Sam says:

      Name one thing on the lists that isn’t true and why it isn’t true.

      Or shut up.

    2. kr says:

      Bought and paid for….. What a joke.

  11. FreeMoney says:

    What happen between Clinton and Obama?? Really??? Well since Bush inherited a struggling economy after the collapse of 1998/1999 which CLinton did nothing about, Bush had 9/11 happen and that put the economy at rock bottom. It took years but finally the economy was showing life and then someone like the Dem’s felt it was everybody’s right to own a home regardless of financial status… smells like a huge kickback for some people hmm… like Freddie and Fannie who Obama has had close ties with and of a sudden Barney Frank ups and retires… strange!!! The economy goes into the tank as result of the faulty loans. Obama wins and as accomplished doubling our national debt in 3 years!!! Yes he is the savior!! People take no personal responibility for their actions these days and its costing the hard working people of America… Obama encourages laziness and wants a bigger gov’t and where as right now we need a smaller gov’t and get the money back in the hands of hard working people and businesses…. Oh by the way I did not vote for Bush and sick an tired of the Dem’s blaming Bush for the economy.. ITS BEEN 3 years!!!!

    1. Real truth again says:

      Here’s few things that happened between Clinton and Obama:

      The day the Democrats took over was not January 22nd 2009, it was actually January 3rd 2007, the day the Democrats took over the House of Representatives and the Senate, at the very start of the 110th Congress.

      The Democratic Party controlled a majority in both chambers for the first time since the end of the 103rd Congress in 1995.

      For those who are listening to the liberals propagating the fallacy that everything is “Bush’s Fault”, think about this: January 3rd, 2007, the day the Democrats took over the Senate and the Congress:
      The DOW Jones closed at 12,621.77
      The GDP for the previous quarter was 3.5%
      The Unemployment rate was 4.6%
      George Bush’s Economic policies SET A RECORD of 52 STRAIGHT MONTHS of JOB CREATION!

      Remember that day…
      January 3rd, 2007 was the day that Barney Frank took over the House Financial Services Committee and Chris Dodd took over the Senate Banking Committee.
      The economic meltdown that happened 15 months later was in what part of the economy?

      THANK YOU DEMOCRATS (especially Barney ) for taking us from 13,000 DOW, 3.5 GDP and 4.6% Unemployment…to this CRISIS by (among MANY other things) dumping 5-6 TRILLION Dollars of toxic loans on the economy from YOUR Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac FIASCOES!
      (BTW: Bush asked Congress 17 TIMES to stop Fannie & Freddie -starting in 2001 because it was financially risky for the US economy). Barney blocked it and called it a “Chicken Little Philosophy” (and the sky did fall!)
      And who took the THIRD highest pay-off from Fannie Mae AND Freddie Mac? OBAMA
      And who fought against reform of Fannie and Freddie?
      OBAMA and the Democrat Congress, especially BARNEY!!!!

      So when someone tries to blame Bush…
      Bush may have been in the car but the Democrats were in charge of the gas pedal and steering wheel they were driving the economy into the ditch.
      Budgets do not come from the White House.. They come from Congress and the party that controlled Congress since January 2007 is the Democratic Party.
      Furthermore, the Democrats controlled the budget process for 2008 & 2009 as well as 2010 & 2011.

      In that first year, they had to contend with George Bush, which caused them to compromise on spending, when Bush somewhat belatedly got tough on spending increases.

      For 2009 though, Nancy Pelosi & Harry Reid bypassed George Bush entirely, passing continuing resolutions to keep government running until Barack Obama could take office. At that time, they passed a massive omnibus spending bill to complete the 2009 budget.

      And where was Barack Obama during this time? He was a member of that very Congress that passed all of these massive spending bills, and he signed the omnibus bill as President to complete 2009. Let’s remember what the deficits looked like during that period:
      If the Democrats inherited any deficit, it was the 2007 deficit, the last of the Republican budgets. That deficit was the lowest in five years, and the fourth straight decline in deficit spending. After that, Democrats in Congress took control of spending, and that includes Barack Obama, who voted for the budgets.

      If Obama inherited anything, he inherited it from the doings of his own.
      In a nutshell, what Obama is saying is “I inherited a deficit that I voted for,
      and then I voted to expand that deficit four-fold since January 20th.”

      But I am sure this is false propoganda from Fox news… The president doesn’t make the laws (or at least they didn’t before Obama’s entitlements), congress does. You liberals seem to ignore the fact that when everthing went to heck the Democrats were behind the wheel.

      1. Lucifer says:

        Amen. The facts are all out there regarding who is responsible for this mess we are in. Everything is easily verified and a matter of historical record. The elite progressive party leaders think they can hide their acts and just say it isn’t true and we the people will just take their word for it and go on with our lives. Obama has his civilian army to watch his back. They are the unions, they are the niave college kids, they are the progressive media that refuses to report what is going on in the world, they are the overpaid government workers that think they will keep thier lucrative retirements and benefits at the expense of their neighbor if only they may succeed in delivering socialism to America.

        No More! We the people are awake and paying attention now. The greatest free country on earth will not be taken from us to be destroyed by socialism. Europe and the elite new world order folks can have their liberal progressive socialism in europe. We won our freedom from thier rule long ago and we will not give it back. Europe has a long history of starting wars and causing bloodshed around the world. Most recently they are destroying the middle east in their efforts to create a New World Order and Obama is happily cooperating with thier efforts with our powerful military, our economic might and the bloodshed of our young soldiers. The Bush family openly supports a new world order (also a matter of historical record) and George W. Bush is a traitor to our country and was a very poor republican president. Obama is an empty suit nobody in the world of the elite progressive party but he is an important player because of his hate for America and his willingness to play along in the destruction of America. He, like governor Dayton in Minnesota take their marching orders from the likes of George Soros (a man that should have taken a bullet to the head years ago). *** See Historical comment below ***

        Obama must not and can not be re-elected this Fall for in his second term he will pierce the heart of America and kill her forever.

      2. Bubba says:

        Red, so using your inane analogy, the Reps. took over in 2010, jobs market was terrible, and funny, it’s still terrible. You all are laughable. Glen and Rush disciples through and through. lol

    2. charles says:

      wow. you are very close, no right onto being a bigot

  12. Iron Ranger says:

    I love all these posts. The Republican party cant even agree on a candidate. Barack is going to get elected. Do you really think Santorum is going to win or is Romney going to win. The election has already been decided. Thank God, we can now get busy getting this country back to work. You Repubs who keep posting on this blog are going to get rich too courtesy of Obama. Just like you did under Clinton. Once Obamas term is done, we will elect Hillary, and you will make even more money. See, the Dems even let the repubs earn money. This is going to be great for everybody. And the the repubs are worried about contreception. Ooooo.

    1. Bob says:

      Your an idiot, Obama/Clinton nomination went well into May.

  13. Revert says:

    Sounds like Lucifer has been reading a few chain mails again…

    1. Lucifer says:

      The only chains I have any interest in are those that will be around the ankles of Obama, Pelousy and Harry Reid as well as all of those that support the progressive agenda. Traitors!

      1. Best3800 says:

        Suck it up cons.America put up with Bush /Cheny for 8 disastrous years.Those chains should be around Cheny’s ankles in prison.Your lists would look like tittlee-winks compared to the dirt on Bush/Cheny! Newt,Mitt, andRick will wish they stayed out of this race with all the Flip-Flop Skeletons and dirt that will come out and that will be dug up by the Cons.

        1. Bubba says:

          Best, they don’t get it, they have long and short term memory losses.

      2. susan says:

        Now Harry Reid ???? Obama and Harry Reid????

        1. Lucifer says:

          Absolutely Harry Reid. He is the man that is stopping the conservative reforms that our government needs. He is the turd that is preventing the swamp from draining. He is the man that, once again, is refusing to vote on a responsible budget. Harry Reid is evil. He will be history next year and if he doesn’t do the right thing and hang himself he should be fitted with ankle braclets and stationed on a rock in the middle of the Nevada desert for all the buzzards to feed off of.

  14. ang says:

    The TRUTH team? Is that a joke. Seriously it should be called the LIES team. He knows more about that than the truth.

  15. KEVIN says:

    Iwould like to see Obama tell the truth about his “fast and furious” plan to sell guns to the mexican cartels. The real truth is he was preparing a path way to justify stronger gun laws against American citizens and kill the second amendment. He also has blood on his hands for the death of our ATF agent. the truth will come out after the supena’s are handed out to the justice dept. and they can no longer take the 5th amendment. Isn’t great how these people use the constitution to there advantage on one hand and try to distroy with the other.

  16. Lucifer says:

    Obama Hope and Change

    Today, more people than ever before—67.3 million Americans, from college students to retirees to welfare beneficiaries—depend on the federal government for housing, food, income, student aid, or other assistance once considered to be the responsibility of individuals, families, neighborhoods, churches, and other civil society institutions.

    This growing dependency has two major causes: 1) increased government spending on dependence-creating programs, and 2) a shrinking number of taxpayers who pay for the programs.

    In 2010, the United States hit an ominous milestone as nearly half of all citizens paid no federal income tax.

    The average individual who relies on Washington receives benefits valued at $32,748, more than the nation’s average disposable personal income of $32,446. In 2011, 70 percent of the federal government’s budget goes to assistance programs that further dependence.

    For those of you that blindly support the Obama agenda ask yourself this important question. Do you seriously think all opf this free money will continue after he is re-elected? Do you really think your lucrative government pensions and benefits are secure? Just take a look at what is happening in Grease, Portugal and Italy. Government salaries and pensions were the first things that got cut followed by the wages of the working class. The same medicine is coming to America and you will take up arms against the same government (and Obama) that you so strongly support today. Prepare…..

  17. Lucifer says:

    Hey you looney libs…. Have you done your research and due diligence on the man that is funding your progressive cause? Well, here it is… the life and times of your hero George Soros. In my humble opinion, if you align yourselves with the likes of this man you deserve to burn in hell with him.

    George Schwartz was born in Hungary in 1930 — not the luckiest time and place to be born a Jew.

    George’s father Theodore tried to change the family’s fortunes by changing their name to something less Jewish-sounding. It didn’t help. And soon war came.

    When the Nazis took total control of Hungary in 1944, the Holocaust followed. In two months, 440,000 Hungarian Jews were deported to death camps.

    To survive, George, then a teenager, collaborated with the Nazis.

    First he worked for the Judenrat. That was the Jewish council set up by the Nazis to do their dirty work for them. Instead of the Nazis rounding up Jews every day for the trains, they delegated that murderous task to Jews who were willing to do it to survive another day at the expense of their neighbours.

    Theodore hatched a better plan for his son. He bribed a non-Jewish official at the agriculture ministry to let George live with him. George helped the official confiscate property from Jews.

    By collaborating with the Nazis, George survived the Holocaust. He turned on other Jews to spare himself.

    George moved to London after the war and then to New York, where he became a stockbroker. He’s rich now. Forbes magazine says he’s the 35th richest man in the world. Maybe you’ve heard of him. He goes by the name his father invented: George Soros.

    How does Soros feel about what he did as a teenager? Has it kept him up at night?

    Steve Kroft of 60 Minutes asked him that. Was it difficult? “Not at all,” Soros answered.

    “No feeling of guilt?” asked Kroft. “No,” said Soros. “There was no sense that I shouldn’t be there. If I wasn’t doing it, somebody else would be taking it away anyhow. Whether I was there or not. So I had no sense of guilt.”

    A Nazi would steal the Jews’ property anyways. So why not him?

    That moral hollowness has shaped Soros’ life. He’s a rabid critic of capitalism, but in 1992 when he saw a chance, he speculated against the British pound, causing it to crash, devastating retirement savings for millions of Britons. Soros pocketed $1.1 billion for himself. If he didn’t do it, someone else would, right?

    In 2002, Soros was convicted of insider trading in France, and fined millions of dollars. He admitted buying the shares, but denied it was a crime.

    Last year, when he made $3.3 billion off the banking collapse, he called the world’s financial crisis “the culmination of my life’s work.”

    This is a man who boasted he offered to help his mother commit suicide. Apparently he didn’t see enough death in Hungary.

    Soros is a sociopath. But he’s a sociopath with $14 billion, and he likes to spend it on politics.

    Sometimes his gifts are large, like the $24 million he spent in 2004, trying to defeat George W. Bush. Sometimes they’re small, like $20,000 to a woman convicted of helping terrorists.

    Now Soros has turned his attention to Canada.

    One of his front groups, called Avaaz, is lobbying to stop Sun Media’s license for a TV news channel. Soros doesn’t know anything about Canada — Avaaz called the Sun newspapers the “Suncor newspapers” — but we’re his latest toy.

    Avaaz is sending a petition to Canada’s TV regulator, the CRTC, claiming that thousands of Canadians want to censor the Sun and keep it off the air.

    The petition is a fraud — it’s an Internet petition, and anyone can sign anyone else up without their permission. Fake names are permitted, and so are foreign citizens. And the whole campaign is run out of New York.

    Do you think Soros should determine what you can watch on TV? Do you think that decision should be made in New York? Is our freedom of speech just another trinket for him to buy and sell?

    Hasn’t Soros silenced enough voices in his life?

    Fight back.

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