I’d like to compare and contrast both groups starting first with their specific messages. The Tea Party believes in less government, cutting spending and personnel responsibility. The OWS believes in more government, more spending, and less personal responsibility. It’s really that simple even though some pundits and even some politicians have tried to compare the two groups. Comparing these groups is not only dishonest it’s simply a downright lie! Next let’s take a look at the actions and demeanor of both groups while trying to “have their voice heard”. The Tea Party waves flags and has speakers who promote the greatness of the United States along with the faults that lies within. Afterward they clean up and go home. The OWS folks beat drums and chant endless incoherent messages while camping and polluting a particular area for days on end. Could this be a good comparison? I don’t think so. Again comparing these two groups is like comparing a rocket ship to a toy airplane. But then again if you only watch or listen to the so called main stream media you would think they stand for the same cause.
I’m sure that when Americans look at their gas gauges and see it nearing empty they cringe. With gas prices surly to be at an all-time high in the next few months shouldn’t we be asking our President what he intends to do about it?
With the media so fixated on the trumped up Trayvon Martin shooting it seems that many Americans are forgetting who should shoulder the blame of high energy costs. President Bush was pummeled daily by the so called main stream media with delight when prices climbed during his term. Why not now?
One huge difference between President Bush and President Obama is leadership. At least Bush did do something about the suffering faced by millions of Americans. Obama simply says there’s no magic bullet. That is of course not what Americans want to hear.
President Bush had solutions. He used the Strategic Oil Reserve. He approved more permits on federal lands. He pressured oil companies and worked with Congress to regulate speculators. He showed leadership! Obama has done nothing!
I will admit the one good thing he has done is promote so called green energy. I have no problem with that. But the problem I do have with Obama’s strategy on this is the fact that he’s wasted billions of tax payer dollars on it. Giving green energy companies tax breaks would be fine but showering them with money that they don’t have to pay back is not only dumb but dishonest. It’s dishonest because many of these companies are run by huge Obama/Democrat donors who will in turn give this money to help fund their campaigns.
I just want the media to do its job and report honestly. Investigate and report on things the average American should and needs to know. I’m amazed at the far left trolls who constantly berate FOX news. At least FOX reports the whole story. Not just bits and pieces so no to make the President look bad.