Obama administration failing to address spending

July 23, 2013 

I'm not a magician but I'm sure I can identify one when I see one perform. For the last four-plus years we have been watching the left wing, in and around the White House, do the greatest slight of hand of the last century.

Their chicanery makes my head spin. Each time Obama and company find themselves in a situation they don't want to discuss, such as Benghazi, shortcomings of Obamacare, IRS scandals, drilling in Alaska, a pipeline from Canada or government waste in general, they gin up the "global warming" drivel, race relations, stand your ground (which is none of their business) or the like.

We need to take a look at what the "other hand" is doing. They are babbling about the alternative energy, etc., and drawing our attention away from the massive deficit.

What we are overlooking is the fact that global warming, etc., will make no difference after the economy crashes. All these distractions, if you'll think about our situation for a while, are just that -- distractions and slight of hand.

The administration does not want to move the most important things to the front burner which is: over spending!

Obama says we can't afford to keep the White House open for our kids to visit this summer but he spends $100 million to go with his extended family and friends to Africa for a totally nonproductive visit. This administration squanders billions which we have to borrow!

Frank Eldridge

Palma Sola

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