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Fact Checking Obama’s Speech And Joe Biden’s Website Number Bidenism

by | 26th, February 2009

THE AP fact-checks Barack Obama’s speech to Congress. Is the honeymmon over for Obama?

Before we get to Obama, let’s hear from Joe Biden – he can’t remember the website number for recovery.gov. Maybe Neil Kinnock’s got it.

More Bidenisms here:

The findings? No, Obama’s new housing plan won’t stop money going to dumb speculators. No, America didn’t invent the car. No, the US isn’t importing “more oil today than ever before”. No, his “$2 trillion in savings over the next decade” aren’t real. No, his new budget doesn’t “end education programs that don’t work and end direct payments to large agribusinesses that don’t need them”. No, his budget does not “finally end… the tax breaks for corporations that ship our jobs overseas” No, his recovery plan will not “double this nation’s supply of renewable energy in the next three years”. No, we cannot be sure his plan “will save or create 3.5 million jobs”.

Good speech,then.

What about Iran?

Iran denied it had slowed down its nuclear activities and said it planned to install 50,000 centrifuges to enrich uranium over the next five years, a senior Iranian nuclear official said on Wednesday.

The U.N. nuclear agency watchdog said last week that Iran had slowed the expansion of its uranium enrichment plant at Natanz but had built up a stockpile of nuclear fuel…

U.S. President Barack Obama has said the United States is prepared to talk to Tehran, in a break from his predecessor’s approach, but his administration has also warned of tougher sanctions if Iran refuses to halt its nuclear work.

It’s all going to plan.

Meanwhile the opposition is all about another Joe:

“I believe he’s taking America down the wrong path,” Wurzelbacher told POLITICO. “So far every step he’s taken I pretty much disagree with.”

How’s that for debate?

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