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hazlnut
06-18-2009, 01:02 PM
Obama's Bad News Thursay (http://blogs.reuters.com/frontrow/2009/06/18/the-first-draft-obamas-bad-news-thursday/)


President Barack Obama woke up Thursday to find two new polls the NBC News/Wall Street Journal and CBS News/New York Times showing growing public concerns over the high rate of government spending and ballooning federal deficits.

Meanwhile, his big-ticket initiative to revamp the U.S. healthcare system hit a road bump in Congress, where a key Senate committee slowed its schedule for consideration of the measure in order to find a bipartisan approach to rein in its huge projected costs more than $1 trillion and counting.

For Obama, the news was a sign, perhaps, that the public is beginning to hold him accountable for the many thorny issues he inherited from former President George W. Bush and becoming concerned about the mounting price tag the Congressional Budget Office estimates the federal deficit could top $1.8 trillion this fiscal year.

This is good thing. Enough time has gone by, it's time to start saying, what's the deal, dude.

The numbers mean everything at that level. All Rush L.'s moronic rants are like the buzzing fly the President swatted the other night. But these polls can't be ignored. The spending is insane.

Obama's sinking could be the liberal congress.

hazlnut
06-18-2009, 01:11 PM
Another article, same topic:

Polls find rising concern with Obama on key issues (http://www.reuters.com/article/politicsNews/idUSTRE55H06I20090618)


But 58 percent of respondents said Obama and Congress should focus on keeping the budget deficit down, even if takes longer for the economy to recover. The Congressional Budget Office estimates the federal deficit could top $1.8 trillion this fiscal year -- by far a record.

Doesn't that go without saying?