Home > National > Dear Undecided Voters (and even some who think they aren’t): 12, er 20,uh 50, make that “689” Reasons Obama Doesn’t Deserve a Second Term!

Dear Undecided Voters (and even some who think they aren’t): 12, er 20,uh 50, make that “689” Reasons Obama Doesn’t Deserve a Second Term!

October 29, 2012

12 Reasons He Doesn’t Deserve a Second Term – h/t NyPost

Obama = “A government that spends more money, and takes more control, than ever before”

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Plus:

20 Economic Reasons Why National Review Online Says Obama Shouldn’t Be Reelected (Plus: 669 Other Reasons)

National Review Online (NRO), the online arm of conservative magazine National Review, has put together a list of 689 reasons why, they believe, President Barack Obama should not be reelected in November.

We decided to go though the list and pick out the top 20 economic/financial reasons NRO thinks the president should be defeated.

Here they are in no particular order:

National Review Online Presents 689 Reasons Why President Obama Should be Defeated

To remind him that debt used to be, in his own words, “unpatriotic.”

National Review Online Presents 689 Reasons Why President Obama Should be Defeated

For blaming the lousy economy on headwinds, Japanese earthquakes, & ATMs.

National Review Online Presents 689 Reasons Why President Obama Should be Defeated

For ignoring his own deficit commission.

National Review Online Presents 689 Reasons Why President Obama Should be Defeated

For proposing a $53 billion high-speed-rail project while Amtrak is still losing hundreds of millions of dollars a year.

National Review Online Presents 689 Reasons Why President Obama Should be Defeated

For 613 new federal regulations in the first 33 months of his presidency.

National Review Online Presents 689 Reasons Why President Obama Should be Defeated

And because 129 of those regulations will each cost the economy more than $100 million a year.

National Review Online Presents 689 Reasons Why President Obama Should be Defeated

Shovel-ready” projects.

National Review Online Presents 689 Reasons Why President Obama Should be Defeated

For joking about the non-existence of shovel-ready projects.

National Review Online Presents 689 Reasons Why President Obama Should be Defeated

Because in a fundraising e-mail of September 1, 2011, he demanded that Republicans “take action on” a jobs plan that he had not yet released.

National Review Online Presents 689 Reasons Why President Obama Should be Defeated

Because of an $800 billion stimulus bill.

National Review Online Presents 689 Reasons Why President Obama Should be Defeated

Because there were stimulus grants in imaginary ZIP codes.

National Review Online Presents 689 Reasons Why President Obama Should be Defeated

Because his administration predicted the stimulus would keep unemployment below 8 percent.

National Review Online Presents 689 Reasons Why President Obama Should be Defeated

The fact that the stimulus spent $9.38 million to renovate a train depot that has been closed for 30 years.

National Review Online Presents 689 Reasons Why President Obama Should be Defeated

Because there was a record 2.9 million foreclosures in 2010.

National Review Online Presents 689 Reasons Why President Obama Should be Defeated

“The private sector is doing fine.”

National Review Online Presents 689 Reasons Why President Obama Should be Defeated

For claiming that he would cut the deficit in half.

National Review Online Presents 689 Reasons Why President Obama Should be Defeated

Because he promised to “ban all earmarks” from stimulus (and didn’t).

National Review Online Presents 689 Reasons Why President Obama Should be Defeated

Because, in his own words, his “first job is to make sure the economy is growing, that we’re creating jobs out there.”

National Review Online Presents 689 Reasons Why President Obama Should be Defeated

Because the current unemployment rate is 8.3 percent.

National Review Online Presents 689 Reasons Why President Obama Should be Defeated

Because there are 46.7 million people on food stamps.

Click here to see the rest of NRO’s massive and comprehensive list.

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