Monday, July 20, 2009

And now, a word from the Vice-President ...

Another piece of, uh, "wisdom" from our Vice-President and the Obama administration's Idiot-in-Chief (many are called, but few are chosen), as reported by CNS News:
Vice President Joe Biden told people attending an AARP town hall meeting that unless the Democrat-supported health care plan becomes law the nation will go bankrupt and that the only way to avoid that fate is for the government to spend more money.

“And folks look, AARP knows and the people with me here today know, the president knows, and I know, that the status quo is simply not acceptable,” Biden said at the event on Thursday in Alexandria, Va. “It’s totally unacceptable. And it’s completely unsustainable. Even if we wanted to keep it the way we have it now. It can’t do it financially.”

“We’re going to go bankrupt as a nation,” Biden said.

“Now, people when I say that look at me and say, ‘What are you talking about, Joe? You’re telling me we have to go spend money to keep from going bankrupt?’” Biden said. “The answer is yes, that's what I’m telling you.” [emphasis added]

Article here. Listen to audio of the Sage of Delaware's comments here. We have to destroy the economy to save it! We have to spend our way out of debt! Or to avoid bankruptcy!

This is the type of thinking (and I use that word loosely) you get when you elect people who've spent most of their working lives in government, as parasites on the private economy and the American taxpayer's back.

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