I’ve got a pen and I’ve got a phone…Posted: January 17, 2014
President Barack Obama predicts Congress will be busy this year debating a renewal of jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed and an immigration overhaul. But he says he wants his Cabinet also to focus on executive actions that do not require legislation.
“We are not just going to be waiting for legislation in order to make sure that we are providing Americans the kind of help that they need. I’ve got a pen and I’ve got a phone,” Obama said.
“And I can use that pen to sign executive orders and take executive actions … and I’ve got a phone that allows me to convene Americans from every walk of life,” Obama stated, according to Reuters.
He says he is “very pleased” that Congress has agreed on a $1 trillion budget measure and urges lawmakers to pass it promptly.
Calling for “all hands on deck” to assist the economy, President Barack Obama is urging his Cabinet to identify ways to keep his administration relevant to people struggling in the up-and-down recovery.
With two weeks left before delivering an economy-focused State of the Union address to Congress, Obama is picking up the pace of his jobs message and demonstrating how he can advance his economic agenda administratively and through his ability to coax action from important interest groups.
Please assure me that you are reading this stuff. What does he mean, “of his jobs message.” All we have ever heard and seen from this mental midget is a report on jobs, and of course his action of going against data and experts whilst reforming and/or disorganizing a welfare system used by preceding presidents and actually working.
“We’re not just going to be waiting for legislation in order to make sure that we’re providing Americans the kind of help they need. I’ve got a pen and I’ve got a phone,” Obama said Tuesday as he convened his first Cabinet meeting of the year. (In other words he is saying “my way or the highway” to Congress.)
In plain words this man is illustrating disrespect for Congress; the sooner Barack Obama is out of office is the sooner our job market will begin to turn around. Ask yourself a question or two: What has this conceited and egotistical person done with regarding the coal industry? (Over 67 percent have been laid off with no expectation of ever returning.)
We still wonder how (legally, or otherwise) how this arrogant person won his bid for re-election. This is another attempt to get people to look at the horror of politics; moreover, how stupid this country is in re-electing him.
This individual, Barack Obama, has to have the highest “father issues” ever rated by a public official. Again he is using his politics over people strategies that like ObamaCare, energy policies, and immigration reform simply does not think in terms of “what if” or until the end of his presidency.
What else could he possibly mean, “providing Americans the kind of help they need…”
Obama continued: “And I can use that pen to sign executive orders and take executive actions and administrative actions that move the ball forward in helping to make sure our kids are getting the best education possible. We need making sure that our businesses are getting the kind of support and help they need to grow and advance, to make sure that people are getting the skills that they need to get those jobs that our businesses are creating.”
We feel that Barack Obama should remove himself from trying to secure various remedies. Seriously look at the plans that have materialized since he took office.