Thursday, March 22, 2012

George W(orst President Ever) Bush kept us out of a Great Depression

in the same way he kept us safe during 9/11...

It's the first mention of Bush's name during the entire Republican Primary and Vulture Capitalist Mitt Romney made it,
"I keep hearing the president say he's responsible for keeping the country out of a Great Depression. No, no, no, that was President George W. Bush."
Thanks to Green Eagle for altering me to Romney's Declaration.

Now, I think I understand what Romney meant, but in order to understand Mitt you have to see the world through his gold-rimmed monocle. Because to Mitt and his Upper Echelon 1% brethren there hasn't been a Depression let alone a Recession. Romney and the Plutocratic Thieves made out extraordinarily well during Bush's Presidency. It's just that the 99% suffered under Bush and Cheney.

Under Bush and Cheney the top 0.1% got a tax cut of $520,000, 450 times what the middle income taxpayer received. The bottom 20% only got 1% of the tax cut. The tax cuts were sold as a way to bring in middle class jobs and rising middle class wages.

Koch Industries and the Exxon-Mobile funded Heritage Foundation rabidly cheered and promoted the Bush Tax Cuts. The Heritage Foundation's 2001 report proclaimed if the Bush tax cut legislation were to pass, it would:
1) Effectively pay off the federal debt;
2) Reduce the federal surplus by $1.4 trillion;
3) Substantially increase family income;
4) Save the entire Social Security surplus;
5) Increase personal savings;
6) Create more job opportunities.
Everyone of those claims was a deliberate lie to sell the tax cuts to the middle class as a job creator and deficit reducer. None of these claims occurred. But, what did occur was a massive transfer of wealth to the Ultra-Wealthy, which were the true goals of the Bush Tax Cuts and part of the Republican plan all along.

Steal Billions and funnel it to the 1%. George Bush and Dick Cheney ran the United States as if hundreds of millions of Americans didn't exist. Bush couldn't give a shit if your job got sent overseas or if an illegal immigrant got it as long as his 1% buddies got millions of stolen taxpayer dollars. Bush couldn't give a shit if thousands die in New Orleans because of Hurricane Katrina. Bush couldn't give a shit is thousands of Americans and hundreds of thousands of Iraqis die in his Bullshit War in Iraq, "Bring'em on!"

All Bush cared to do was to perpetuate and accelerate the massive redistribution of Wealth, begun by Reagan, upwards to the 1%, while grinding the working class and middle class into Wage Slavery and bondage under the tyrannical control of Plutocratic elites, or as Bush himself put it, "Some call you the Elites - I call you my base."


Jerry Critter said...

Just more republican history rewrite.

the yellow fringe said...

Super Pacs funding Romney, Santorum, and Gingrich, collected nearing 50 million now. Less than 100 individuals are responsible for all but a couple percent of that. 100 1%ers. 1 fucking hundred people stand to own this nation.
Well, I can tell you, I gave $15 already to Obama, so there.

Sarge said...

I just started following Green Eagle. Thanks for the link. Look, the whole thing is this simple -
The Republicans care about the rich and only the rich.
What they seek is a slave population of Americans - meager wages, no health insurance and no unions.


Sarge said...

What does the Bible say about the rich and the poor?

Come on thumpers - answer that.


Grung_e_Gene said...


Right-Wingers follow the Gospel of Supply Side Jesus.

squatlo said...

Gene, you have to remember: Reagan ended the Cold War and crushed the Soviet Union singlehandedly, Nixon defeated the Vietnamese, Bush killed bin Laden, and his daddy made sure those Contras had some weapons to fight communists in Latin America.

Everything else was Carter/Clinton/Obama's fault.

See how easy this is?

Tom Harper said...

Also don't forget there was never a terrorist attack on American soil during George W. Bush's presidency (Rudy Giuliani said it).

Jerry Critter said...

Welllllll, Rudy really meant that the terrorists never touched American dirt. They died in the air or on the upper part of buildings.

Grung_e_Gene said...

@ the yellow fringe,
it disgusting that Sheldon Adleson who makes his money off of Gambling (the Vegas Style instead of the Wall Street Style) feels free to give million to Gingrich. Those 100 Falsely Entitled Plutocratic Assholes own the Republican Party.

@ squatlo, Tom Harper, jerr critter,
It's not just Rudy Ghouliani who declared 9/11 didn't happen under W(orst), all of Faux News has echoed that which I tired to capture in my post; 9/11? That happened in 1999, right?

Bustednuckles said...

I will be long dead before, if ever, the damage to this country that Stupie McFuckwit and The dark lord did to this country is repaired.

I just want to be able to piss on their graves and go to jail as a Domestic terrorist.