Thursday, January 07, 2010

Ah-nold Angry Over Not Receiving Bribe From Obama

This is getting ridiculous.

California's own Gubenator Arnold Schwarzenegger has always been a major cheerleader for President Obama even though Ah-nold's nominally a Republican.

But Schwarzenegger made the news yesterday, savaging ObamaCare as "health care to nowhere" that's infected with "bribes, deals and loopholes":

"While I enthusiastically support health care reform, it is not reform to push more costs onto states that are already struggling while other states get sweetheart deals," Schwarzenegger said before a joint session of the California State Legislature.

"Health care reform, which started as noble and needed legislation, has become a trough of bribes, deals and loopholes. You've heard of the bridge to nowhere. This is health care to nowhere. California's congressional delegation should either vote against this bill that is a disaster for California or get in there and fight for the same sweetheart deal Senator Nelson of Nebraska got for the Cornhusker State. He got the corn; we got the husk."

The back story on this is that the Democrat ruled, very blue California is flat busted, with a $21 billion budget deficit it has no conceivable way of meeting. You can only tax people so much for so long before it backfires on you.

Apparently Governor Schwarzenegger had been actively lobbying for bailout money from Obama in DC to fill the gap.

Based on what the Gubenator had to say, it appears that the answer from Chicago-on-the-Potomac was 'sorry Ah-nold, you're on your own' .

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