Today, in the WH press briefing, McClellan described the increase in oil prices as being related to increased demand of energy by
Doing a little research into oil prices and the admin I was drawn to Bush’s ‘Jawbone’ comment while running for president. We get a great preview of our future (blowhard) Pres, basically implying that
"Ours is a nation that helped
Asked why the
He went on to suggest, as he did in answer to other questions, that voters should simply trust him.
"I will be," he said in answer to his own question about whether he would be a successful president. "But until I'm the president, it's going to be hard for me to verify that I think I'll be more effective."
I know that it may seem unfair to some to just pull a quote from a guys past...well...think of all the quotes that Kerry got hammered with...by Bush.
So what we have now is an admin that is impotent. It can’t effect oil prices in any significant way, except up. (Maybe W’s jawbone is tired, due to all his jawboning in support of his failed policies).
Of course the situation has changed since W made his remarks. What we need to realize is that W was the major influence in the changes we now have to deal with. It is the obvious negligence that is owned by his admin, it was his positive choices, Afghan and
It is no small chance that a govt supported and corrupted by the same people who believe that the Federal govt should be small enough to drown in a bathtub, might not be up to the task of effectively running the Federal govt. What is odd and opposite their stated beliefs, is that their taste for Federal dollars to support their earmarked pork projects only increased as their power increased.
What a reality. The same party that previously supported less govt, was now actively and frantically spending their borrowed Federal money as fast as their congress could slip it through to W to sign.
Spending borrowed money is much easier than fiscal responsibility.
Whatever happened to ‘No Taxation without Representation’? How could the glory of the Republican Party, (less taxes, less govt), fall so completely?