Pres. Obama - Weekly Address - Budget Battle Begins

The federal budget was focus of President Obama's latest video address, highlighting

"a comprehensive strategy to grow this economy by attacking the very problems that have dragged it down for too long: the high cost of health care and our dependence on oil; our education deficit and our fiscal deficit."

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Repubs say DOA

If I heard them correctly, the Great Obstructionist Party considers the budget Dead on Arrival: too much, too big a change, too different in its priorities, and likely to add trillions to the deficit (which they passed on to us). Suddenly there are deficit hawks, some of them Democrats. Obama needs a ground swell from the grassroots to help him. Get off the obsession with AIG, which is another distraction foisted on us by the media. Keep our eye on the ball.