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Is the Obama Administration Crying “Wolf” Again Over Jobs

President Barack Obama speaking in Los Angeles, California at the University of Southern California (USC) Shoah Foundation Ambassadors for Humanity May 7, 2014. The President spent another three days in California fund raising. Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images

President Barack Obama speaking in Los Angeles, California at the University of Southern California (USC) Shoah Foundation Ambassadors for Humanity May 7, 2014. The President spent another three days in California fund raising. Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images

Is the Obama Administration Crying “Wolf” Again Over Jobs

original article written by Net Advisor

WASHINGTON, DC. The Obama Administration seems to be “crying wolf” again. If we don’t spend $302 BILLION on this highway transportation bill, then President Obama claims we will lose 700,000 jobs.

Obama’s new transportation bill adds to the U.S. deficit, and raises $150 Billion in new corporate taxes – they call this ‘reform.’ In the business world, it’s called a tax increase; and any taxes levied on a business gets passed down to consumers in the form of higher costs of products and services.

The last time Obama and company made similar – actually worse dire projections was during the sequester cuts. The Obama Administration said the sequester would hurt the economy and hundreds of thousands of jobs would be lost.

“So these cuts are not smart, they are not fair, they will hurt our economy, they will add hundreds of thousands of Americans to the unemployment rolls,” Obama said in a statement at the White House. “This is not an abstraction; people will lose their jobs. The unemployment rate might tick up again.”  

— President Barack Obama said Feb. 19, 2013 (Source: NBC News)

If one read our analysis on the sequester last year, one might also see that the Administration was just trying to scare Americans into debt.

The Obama Administration also made it sound like airplanes were going to crash because of the sequester was supposed to cut air-traffic controllers. But the truth is, air-traffic has been declining since 2005, and yet the FAA budget was up 150% prior to the 2013 sequester. Truth and politics are often an oxymoron. In panic, Congress maintained the over-bloated funding for the FAA.

Then you had left oriented press trying to scare people that the economy was collapsing because of the sequester:

“First quarter GDP revised slightly lower; austerity bites”

— Source: Reuters, May 30, 2013

Show me a country who has high debt and I’ll show you an economy with problems. So how many people lost jobs supposedly since the sequester?

ONE.

“The Government Accountability Office has finished its analysis of the across-the-board federal budget cuts known as the sequestration and determined that exactly one federal employee lost a government job.

The GAO surveyed 23 federal departments affected by the budget cuts for its 200-plus page analysis released this week….But only one agency actually cut their staff: the U.S. Parole Commission.

It laid off one person.

One.”

— Source: NewsMax (Additional Sources: The Hill.com, Mail-Online.UK, Western Journalism)

Wasn’t that supposed to be 750,000 lost jobs, followed by 900,000 lost jobs, or 170 million lost jobs according to Congressperson Maxine Waters (D-Calif.)? [Report, Point 8, Video].

NOW, we are supposed to believe that 700,000 jobs are going to be lost (again) unless we spend $302 Billion right away?

If we can quote the former President Bush on this issue,

“There’s an old saying in Tennessee, I know it’s in Texas; probably in Tennessee that says, fool me once, shame on — shame on you. Fool me — you can’t get fooled again.”

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