“It’s not enough just to help those at the top. Prosperity is not just going to trickle down. We’ve got to help the middle class.”
“The fundamentals of the economy have to be measured by whether or not the middle class is getting a fair shake.”
“The problem with a spending freeze is you’re using a hatchet where you need a scalpel.”
“You know about the families all across this country who are out of work, or uninsured, or struggling to pay rising costs for everything from a tank of gas to a bag of groceries. And that’s why you know that we need change in this country.”
Is anyone else wondering where this guy disappeared to? Perhaps we could pitch in for a reward of some type?
If having a Treasury Department loaded with Goldman Sachs weren't enough for the progressive wing of the Democratic Party to revolt, then this should:
My good friend Chris Townsend, National Political Director for the United Electrical Workers, informed me that Jefferey Immelt, the CEO at GE, has overseen the closing or outsourcing of nearly 30 plants in the United States in recent years.
So apparently, the supposedly labor-friendly candidate Obama who was the darling of big labor, has morphed into President Obama who thinks that the guy who thinks shutting down plants and shipping them overseas is the best guy to put in charge of job creation.
I don't even know where to start on this one...
At least there is one politician with enough testicular fortitude to call the White House out on this steaming pile of you-know-what:
Bernie Sanders. I am all for cloning if we can get a few more of his kind into Congress.