I can’t believe that he would actually say this.
Basking in the glory of his recent payroll tax cut victory, President Obama urged Congress on Tuesday to move ahead on other policies he has put forward that will help improve the economy and benefit middle-class Americans.
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For the typical family, he said the tax cut was "a big deal."
"It means $40 extra in their paycheck, and that $40 helps to pay the rent, the groceries, the rising cost of gas — which is on a lot of people's minds right now," he said.
Given what gas prices have done during the Obama Error, $40 doesn’t even fill the gas tank of most of our cars a single time. Given here gas prices are expected to be when this school year ends, $40 is only half a tank of gas – and I burn through a whole tank just driving to and from work each week.
And don’t forget – this is the president who said as a candidate that he wanted Americans paying more for gas. And his energy secretary has said that he wants to see us paying European level gas prices – around $8.00 a gallon or more – in the future. The time has come for Americans to say “Hell No!” to the Obama Administration’s economically devastating energy policy,