Posted by: arnegrim | January 26, 2011

SOTU

“”New laws will only pass with support from Democrats and Republicans,” he said. “We will move forward together, or not at all”

http://news.yahoo.com/s/yblog_exclusive/20110126/pl_yblog_exclusive/obama-reframes-debate-for-budget-fight-and-2012

“said he would veto any bill containing pet projects known as “earmarks.””

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/la-na-address-main-20110126,0,535827.story?track=rss&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+chicagotribune/news/nationworld+(Chicago+Tribune+news+-+Nation/World)

No offense Mr. President… but this (bipartisanship, unifying, earmarks)  is something that you should have done from Day 1 in office… it WAS something you campaigned on…

“His proposals include freezing federal spending not devoted to national security, which aides said would reduce the deficit by more than $400 billion over 10 years.”

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/la-na-address-main-20110126,0,535827.story?track=rss&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+chicagotribune/news/nationworld+(Chicago+Tribune+news+-+Nation/World)

But… he only called for a spending freeze for 5 years… how do they manipulate that into 10 years of savings?

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