Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Your Fact-Checker-In-Chief

Greetings to all.  Over the past few years I have very much enjoyed reading DFYS and as the illustrious authors of this blog move to Turkey and begin The Stuffing, I hope to keep you entertained and enthralled with my return to the blogosphere. As Cameron helps to bring DFYS back to its roots, I shall be paving a new path for the blog that will be stretching more into politics, other bizarre news items and miscellaneous topics that I think you should take a look at.  At this point I would also like to clarify that the political opinions that will be expressed are my own opinions and do not reflect or imply the endorsement of DFYS and its corporate policies. 

So to begin my debut here is a look into the man America voted for in 2008, Barrack Obama: Fact-Check-in-Chief.

As Congress has been debating a series of different health care bills over the last few months tempers across the nation have begun to flare.  So Barrack Obama:Fact-Checker-In-Chief is out there going town hall to town hall in New Hampshire, Montana and Colorado, telling all Americans to do their patriotic duty and report any 'fishy' emails or 'casual conversations' that may not have the facts straight on health care. 

Unfortunately for the President, in a town hall yesterday in Portsmouth, New Hampshire he forgot to fact-check himself. 

Obama was quoted as saying "We have the AARP onboard because they know this is a good deal for our seniors.  AARP would not be endorsing a bill if it was undermining Medicare."

And like I said he probably should have fact-checked himself. Because today, Tom Nelson, AARP's Chief Operating Officer responded to the "fact" that AARP had endorsed Obamacare. "Indications that we (AARP) have endorsed any of the major health care reform bills currently under consideration in Congress are inaccurate."

So now that we can't even trust Obama to fact-check himself, should we really let him collect information on other Americans who are simply using their first amendment right to speak openly about their concerns regarding Obamacare? 

And furthermore if Obama is out there spreading false information about the health care debate, does he fall into House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's category of being 'Un-American'

1 comment:

Debs said...

I am SO excited to read what you have to say Scottie!!!! And, someday, it would be so much FUN to sit and talk with you on this stuff...because I'm sure we'd agree on quite a number of things!