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The President’s Irrational Answer: I’m fixing the deficit by quadrupling it…

At the recent Press event, President Obama was asked why increasing the deficit would fix the deficit. Dennis Prager analyzes his response:

I wonder if this would work for credit card debt? Imagine if you could decrease your credit card debt today simply by spending 4 times as much on your credit card – and just calling it ‘investing’ instead of spending.

Difference between our Economy being Fundamentally Strong vs. Fundamentally Sound totally and clearly explained


Don’t you get it now?

Definitions:
Sound: financially secure and safe; “sound investments”; “a sound economy”
Strong: solid: of good quality and condition; solidly built; not faint or feeble;

McCain sure was out of touch…

New Blog: Appeal to Heaven

Appeal to HeavenOver the years and months, What The Crap has gradually become more and more serious. This is perfectly acceptable, as blogs naturally evolve over time. Still – I have been meaning to create a space devoted to respectfully discussing deeper issues at greater length. Thus:

Appeal To Heaven

Appeal to Heaven will also certainly evolve over time. My initial goal is to clearly communicate conservative ideas and discuss the philosophy of liberty.

Please check it out and let me know what you think!!

PS – What The Crap will still be a place for posting random thoughts, videos, and other stuff I come across. Enjoy.

-wtc

Obama’s Recovery.gov Misleads on the Stimulus Spending with Graphing FAIL

I came across this on Ace and had to repost it:

Here is the graphic from Recovery.gov:

StimulusSpendingGraphWow – that really looks like a lot of tax cutting. Oh – but wait a minute…isn’t this more acurate (corrected graphic ht – Gabriel Malor):

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Graph FAIL!

Malor nabs the best part. Notice the asterisk on ‘Tax Relief?” If you click Learn More on Recovery.gov you get this bullet point:

Tax Relief – includes $15 B for Infrastructure and Science, $61 B for Protecting the Vulnerable, $25 B for Education and Training and $22 B for Energy, so total funds are $126 B for Infrastructure and Science, $142 B for Protecting the Vulnerable, $78 B for Education and Training, and $65 B for Energy.

What?!? So the Tax Relief portion is actually more of the other things…? Ha!

Visual Stimulus Breakdown

From the Washington Post

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O RLY?

500,000,000 every month huh.

Math Fail. This seems applicable:

Dude – take her word for it though:

No pork at all…