John Kerry's tired ass gets on my nerves every day. He's too busy rescuing Barack to serve my state. Next go round, we're ditching his ass. Scott Wong (POLITICO) reports on Kerry's latest crazy:
I have no respect for Kerry at all. He believes one thing when Bush is in the White House, he believes something else when Barack is in there. It's really too bad that John Kerry has neither a spine nor ethics.
You sort of get the reason why he and Edwards teamed up in the first place, don't you? They're both frauds.
So a bunch of fakes came together to provide cover for Barack the same way they're working together to destroy the social net. Joseph Kishore (WSWS) explains:
President Obama met Monday with Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in an effort to work out a bipartisan plan to cut trillions of dollars in social spending.
White House spokesman Jay Carney said after the meeting with Reid that “everybody believes a significant deal remains possible.” He added that Obama and the Democrats are pushing for a “balanced approach” to an agreement tied to the raising of the US debt ceiling. The US Treasury has said that the government will be unable to pay its bills after August 2 if the ceiling is not raised.
By “balanced” it is meant a deal that contains some token gestures—either the elimination of a few select corporate tax loopholes or minimal cuts in defense spending—that will give Democratic legislators political cover to vote for what all sides agree must involve major cuts in social spending.
Obama’s intervention comes after the well-orchestrated breakdown of talks involving Vice President Joseph Biden and a number of Republican and Democratic lawmakers. The group has reportedly reached agreement on at least $1 trillion in cuts, but talks stalled over a blanket rejection by the Republicans of any revenue measures, such as the elimination of certain corporate tax breaks. The Republicans are instead seeking even deeper cuts as well as a hard spending cap.
And they wonder why no one trusts Congress and why politics is held in such low esteem.
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