Must Get Stoned
Submitted By Todd on February 28th at 6:51am
"I feel it's unfortunate that they don't continue the policy of the Bush administration, which was much more pro-Israel," said Akiva Homnick of Jerusalem. Well, they'll stone ya when you're trying to be so good,Only six weeks into the Messiah's reign, and people are already starting to long for the good old days.
Democrats and Republicans poured cold water on President Obama's budget plan to cut down on wealthy taxpayers' charitable giving tax deductions, the second of his ambitious cost-savings plans to earn lawmakers' scorn, and underscoring the legislative minefield he is entering. They'll stone ya just a-like they said they would.Having a radical in the White House can be difficult for even the leftists in Congress to take.
From his plan to cut payments to farmers, which both parties all but ruled out this week, to his goal of a complex cap-and-trade system to control greenhouse gas emissions, lawmakers predicted Mr. Obama will have to survive challenges from political friends and foes alike. They'll stone ya when you're tryin' to go home.I thought when Jesus descends from the Heavens, that's when things start to go more smoothly.
A late burst of selling sealed a dismal finish for the stock market, which hit a fresh 12-year low on Friday as Citigroup sold a bigger chunk of itself to the government and General Electric slashed its dividend, spooking investors who were already jittery. Then they'll stone you when you're there all alone.Since his election, things have been unraveling in this country, and the world.
The S&P is off 53% from its October 2007 peak and has now seen its worst six-month drop in percentage terms -- 42.7% -- since 1932, when it dropped 45.44% in the six months ending in June. But I would not feel so all alone,Just weeks after replacing the Big Spender, George W. Bush, President Obama has made himself the Biggest Spender in the History of Mankind, making 43 seem quaint.
Marty Regalia, the chief economist at the US Chamber of Commerce, called it "the biggest return to the welfare state that we've seen in decades." The budget would create an eye-popping $1.8 trillion deficit for the 2009 fiscal year - the highest ever in dollar terms - amounting to a 12.3 percent share of the economy, which is the largest since 1945. Everybody must get stoned.He has politicized the economic emergency, using it as an opportunity to socialize America at the expense of providing the needed repairs.
Experts immediately tagged the new president's supersized spending plan the most sweeping government overhaul since Lyndon Johnson's Great Society in the 1960s. They'll stone ya when you're tryin' to make a buck. They'll stone ya and then they'll say, "good luck." Tell ya what, I would not feel so all alone,As Obama moves to exorcise from America the principles upon which it was built, he's also moving to make marijuana use a states-rights issue.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is sending strong signals that President Obama - who as a candidate said states should be allowed to make their own rules on medical marijuana - will end raids on pot dispensaries in California.America sinks like the Titanic.
Everybody must get stoned.Let's not forget the newspaper industry, whose lack of resources is vital to the survival of the president's mystique.
An annual convention of newspaper editors has been canceled for the first time since World War II, undone by the worst economic crisis since that harrowing era. The American Society of Newspapers Editors' decision to skip this year's meeting was announced Friday, coinciding with the final edition of the Rocky Mountain News—the largest daily U.S. newspaper to shut down so far during a steep two-year slide in advertising revenue that's draining the life out of the industry.