Obama: Sure people are going to blame me with rising gas prices

Obama, when told that 2/3rds of the American people don’t feel like he’s doing enough to control gas prices, he responds by saying:

Well look. As long as gas prices are going up, people are going to feel like I’m not doing enough. And I understand that because people get hurt when they’re going to that gas station and seeing those gas prices rise everyday.

Oh, so now Obama is a victim of American ignorance? Oh puh-leeze! American’s aren’t stupid. We KNOW that he isn’t doing everything in his power to even attempt to lower prices.

But that’s OK. We also know how we are voting in November. ABO!

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  • Obama the no drilling, no pipeline, no passing of leases, just cannot figure out why Americans are blaming him.

    Talk about an ostrich with its head in the sand, maybe he can take a course on economics by Thomas Sowell.

    • alex1913

      It would be nice if all the idiots that voted for Obama would take that course as well…. You can’t go wrong with Mr. Sowell. He makes reading a book on economics a pleasure, which is a hard hard thing to do. 🙂

    • GiantM

      PuritanD71, with all due respect and patronizing aside, if you for a moment would consider that Obama has all along intentionally taken every step to get us to this point purposefully then you would understand all that he says is for show.

      The man has had an underlying goal to bring this nation down to it’s knees economically from the beginning. Also having executive privilege, he blatantly overrides the Congress to go to war with another nation and continues to operate this country as a Dictator.

      If only the press would finally fold and tell the American people just who this man is, things would certainly change. But as it is, we are that tiny little voice in a chasm of corruption gone wild that is called the Obuma Administration.

      • wodiej

        your last paragraph is the main point. Far too many people believe what the media is saying. If they would tell the truth, many ignorant voters would believe that too. The sad reality is the smart, common sense voters are outnumbered. The ones who aren’t have to be convinced and that is not always easy to do.

    • Josh

      You are talking about “…energy prices would necessarily skyrocket…” Obama, right?

    • keyesforpres

      Oh his head isn’t in the sand. He knows what he’s doing and he’s just trying to deflect and stall long enough to try to win the election.

  • JoelDick

    Greg Gutfeld on The Five:

    Gas should be free because it’s a health issue. How am I supposed to get to the clinic to get my contraception if I don’t have gas.

    Greg’s awesome.

    • 12grace


    • Sober_Thinking

      He so rocks… Excellent!

  • SpikeT

    What kind of pipe line is Obama inhaling from??!!

  • 12grace

    Let’s just hope we can get a fair vote, and remember at the polls that the price at the pumps and other atrocities in America now are ALL OBAMA’S FAULT.

  • BSScoop

    Gas prices are an issue, I don’t want to slight it in the least. But, gas prices are the consequence or symptom of a much deeper problem in America. We have an economy handcuffed by our own government and a president who is happy about it. There is no cure for gas prices or any other problem without a COMPLETE RESTRUCTURING of our government and monetary system, ie the Federal Reserve System.

    The lights are dimming, folks. It probably won’t matter who we elect, the 100 year experiment with socialism and the robbing of individual rights is assuming control. I really would rather be positive but the truth is the truth and it is more powerful than what my own mental state should or should not be.

    Don’t Tread On Me

    • johnos2112

      I sense that we are gonna wake up one morning and DC will be under siege. When people are purposely being sh^t on everyday as a result of garbage policies what choice do people have? This is absolute crap. A policy could be put in place today to help the cost of gas which affects everything else. Enough is enough!

      • BSScoop

        Well said, John. The question We The People need to ask is…What ARE we ACTUALLY going to do? Vote? Check. Donate money? Check. Stop watching the MSM? Check. Go to Tea Parties and volunteer? Check. It ain’t working. It won’t work til we pledge our lives and our sacred fortunes. I don’t know ANYONE willing to go that far. Our Founders went that far over a whole lot less.


        • MiketheMarine

          BS, You know at least one person who is ready to go that far but I will not waste my conviction until it can be more than just a symbolic gesture.

    • cabensg

      I agree with your symptom statement but you have to begin the narrative somewhere and rising gas prices are a good place to start. You can’t get completely lost in the overall picture as a starting point.

      This is why Gingrich brilliantly began this narrative. It’s gone national and put Obama on the defense. It all began with his 2.50 a gal gas slogan and his 30 min video on how to do it. How many issues put forward have put Obama in such a back peddling position or caused a stir nationally. As far as I can see none.

    • “There is no cure for gas prices or any other problem without a COMPLETE RESTRUCTURING of our government and monetary system, ie the Federal Reserve System.”

      You are definitely correct that this is a symptom of a bigger problem, and that problem is inflation — actually I think the proper term is “stagflation”. Now increased demand around the globe, especially in places like China and India that are seeing expanding economies, is playing a role, but not nearly as large of one as people think.

      If you measure the price of oil and gasoline in relation to the price of gold per troy ounce, gas prices are actually *below average*. Measured against gold, the price of gasoline peaked in 2005 and today gold can buy more than twice as much gasoline as it did when it peaked. Hmm… I think this shows very, very clearly where the problem lies, but this problem is beyond Obama’s control and actually lies with….. Congress.

  • Nukeman60

    Once he said there was ‘no magic bullet’ and that ‘there was nothing that he could do’ to lower gas prices, he was stuck. He can’t come back and tell people he’s doing anything without looking like a two-faced partisan politician.

    No, wait. He is a two-faced partisan politician. What was I thinking.

    • cabensg

      Gingrich has answered the no silver bullet excuse in several speeches. It’s called the presidents pen.

      1. Executive order allow the canada pipeline
      2. Executive order allow drilling off Lousiana and Texas coast
      3. Executive order allow drilling in Alaska (don’t remember name place)

      All on the first day as president.

      I didn’t word it as well as he did and he also included the number of barrels of oil possible from each action.

  • destroyer_of_moonbats

    this guy is EXTREMELY bizarre.

  • destroyer_of_moonbats

    this guy is EXTREMELY bizarre.

  • Uh, no, dear leader- we blame you because you’re a marxist sob who promised that energy prices would necessarily skyrocket. I guess you are one of the first presidents (and I REALLY hate calling you that) who has actually kept most of his promises. The promise of spreading the wealth, rising energy costs, hope and change…. too bad though that too many ignorant people didn’t realize your versions of hope meant hope for a marxist dictatorship and change meant a fundamental transformation of America from the greatest nation which ever was to just another failed communist country whose leaders and elite hold the power and the unwashed ignorant masses get what crumbs you deem us to deserve. Jerk.

    • NYGino

      ABC, I can feel your anger as do most of us. And “us” is becoming a bigger and bigger number everyday. This is America still at its core. More and more people see and are finally acknowledging what is really going on. To paraphrase a line from “A Few Good Men”………………..Obama, you screwed with the wrong Marine.

      • MiketheMarine

        He is screwing with ALL Marines and we tend to remember enemies. We are very slow to forgive and never forget. Great comment, Gino, as usual.

        • NYGino

          Thanks Mike, semper fi.

    • PVG

      I feel the same way ABC, have yet to call him prez. I refer to him primarily as BO, or potus (small P). If he’s really T’d me off I use a word that I coined in his honor, ineptulant…. Nuff’ said!

      • keyesforpres

        I call him the bowing usurper myself.

    • GiantM

      HEAR HEAR!!! Ten high five to that!

  • c4pfan

    Anyone but Obama and Mitt Romney. Sorry, he’s no different and an economist on his team wants $2.00 tax on gas.

    • keyesforpres

      Is it true that someone on Romney’s staff wants to tax ppl around $1200 everytime they have a baby? I read that the other day.

  • hbnolikeee

    He has stated that he wants gas prices up to help his green crap. So who can possibly be fooled by such nonsense?

    Two weeks before the election, he will release enough of our strategic oil supply to head the price of gas down.

    • warpmine

      Go to your local inner city and ask the bloodsuckers for their opinion of Obamakov, then you’ll know wheat we’re dealing with….a media that covers for this usurper and the only way we can correct it is for a”magic bullet” the likes of the Kennedy Assassination November 1963. Still cannot believe nobody in the military hasn’t taken care of this usurper clown. We’ve become really soft to let this happen without repercussions.

      Maybe after stealing another election the people will WTFU.

  • sjmom

    Barack, here’s a newsflash. Gas prices are only the tip of the iceberg. There’s a whole lot more besides gas prices people blame you for; such as high unemployment, Obamacare, and onerous regulations to name a few.

  • Darn tooting Mr President we blame you for the skyrocketing cost of gas. You blamed BUUUUUUUUUUUUUUSH when gas prices got up close to $4 a gallon. Turn about is fair play sir.

  • PFFV

    What more does anyone need to see or hear to be convinced Obama is an Anti-American, Anti-Israel, Anti-White, Marxist Socialist pile of excrement? If your still unconvinced you are part of the problem and a complete idiot.

  • Joe

    OBAMA – Please keep up the good work !!

    I LOVE YOU MAN !!!!!!!!

    OK – Time to stick a sharp FORK IN MY EYE !!

    • NYGino

      Hi Joe. No comment, just wanted to say hi.

    • MiketheMarine

      That comment deserves a rusty spoon in your eye, not a nice clean, sharp fork. Bad Joe, bad.

  • johnos2112

    Here is how you fix the oil crisis right now. It is not that difficult!

    • wodiej

      Excellent analysis and based on that, there should be no energy crisis nor ever should have been.

  • NYGino

    “Oh, so now Obama is a victim of American ignorance?”

    He’s a product of American ignorance.

    • PVG

      He’s in the white house because of ignorance!

      • keyesforpres

        And affirmative action.

    • keyesforpres

      Precisely, and America is the victim of American ignorance.

  • poljunkie

    Dear Mr President.

    I don’t want you to do anything more really…just keep relaxing. I want the 48% that give you high approval ratings to FINALLY disapprove.

    Are they your friend on Facebook? Do they follow you on twitter? Maybe watch your basket ball BRACKET choice. I mean those are the important things right?

    What are you doing to keep them happy? Are you having dinners together? Beer summits? A little gardening with Michelle? Bee keeping?

    What do they possibly see in you Mr O? I know you couldn’t have possibly invited all of them to your Blues night at the White House last month with the likes of rock and blues legends. The heart ache.

    Did Michelle take them to Aspen with her last month? Did you take them with you to Hawaii? Did you pack them with you to Australia? Were they in your overnight bag when you went to Marthas vineyard a few months ago?

    Well, you get back to concentrating on the problems at hand Mr. President. In the meantime, I’d like to find some of your supporters…, and maybe we can discuss how you have improved some of these things:

    GAS…..Today I got gas and it was just under 4.00 a gal. If Pres Bush were still President, the media would be going crazy!
    Foreclosed homes. Homes under water
    Voter ID laws being challenged. REALLY? WHY?
    Real unemployment rate
    Military: benefits
    Your Worldview/Israel-Middle east

  • tvlgds

    OMG–Obama Must GO!! The sad thing is that the same people who voted for him in 2008, will do it again simply because he’s black! Morons.

  • B-Funk

    Heh, a lot of Americans are stupid because a bunch of them elected his sorry butt…

  • steve talley

    Im sorry to say … and the truth hurts … as long as 3/4 of the american people are content with the way things are .. and trust me .. they are (the sh*t tsa does and most people take and accept it, is a prime example of this) … Obama has a GREAT chance of being re-elected. He is doing EVERYTHING he can to make it so illegal immigrants can vote in the comming election (by blocking states from requiring an id to vote). Until it turns round and 3/4 of americans rise up and stop being content with the way things are .. NOTHING will change. This wont happen as long as we have an etitlment society. You might not like what i have to say but again … THE TRUTH HURTS!!!!!

  • PVG
  • cabensg

    Sorry the question is backwards. It isn’t 2/3 think he’s not doing enough 2/3 know he’s doing everything he can to cause the pain and suffering. Why in God’s name would anyone one want him to do more. Lock him out of the White House. The government would run better and be less a hindrance to us all if he played golf all the time not just most of the time.

    • keyesforpres

      No, the WH is too close to his pen (oh right, he has that handy auto pen). Let’s send him back to Hawaii and leave him there.

  • Yazz55

    Rising gas prices are one piece of the fundamental change that the obamessiah promised. Its 100% contrived and intentional. So that only makes rising gas prices another proud accomplishment of the obamessiah.

    It only makes me appreciate Rush Limbaugh’s comment a few years ago – I hope he fails.

  • wodiej

    The man takes responsibility for anything successful and denies it for anything that fails.

    • keyesforpres

      Oh, he hasn’t failed.

  • hsmom68

    Obama has enough power to change the unemployment numbers and make them look better when he needs them to look better.

    Does he have enough power to make the gas prices go up *now*, then make them go back down in September and October so he can claim success right before the election?

    • keyesforpres

      My concern is the Saudis will slash their oil prices to try to help Hussein get re-elected.

  • Sandra123456

    I want $10/gal gas by October to make sure Barry is defeated in November.

  • MiketheMarine

    Maobama, grow a pair and accept responsibility for your actions and inactions you disingenuous @sshat.

  • Philo Beddoe

    With the obamunist, he does everything in his power to ruin the economy. He hasn’t dumbed down America, he has awakened us all.

    No matter who Americans are, racists, bigots, different religions, even anarchists. Everyone has bills to pay, everyone wants to save and want a future. This is the difference with America and a marxist/commie society.

    We have experienced the free market where the commie’s have not. This is why his system will not work within our society.

  • cabensg

    So rising gas prices are taking Obama’s poll number down. How could this have happened? Was the press hammering Obama on rising gas prices…no. Did the Santorum or Romney campaign use this against Obama…no. No one was talking about gas prices until Gingrich came up with his 2.50 a gallon gas slogan and 30 minute video on how to do it. Now Obama’s out giving speeches about energy all of which have just been fodder for ridicule by Gingrich. This is what leaders do. They create the narrative and use it against their opponent, it’s called offense and no one does it better than Gingrich. This was a brilliant move by Gingrich that has now made rising gas prices a central issue nationally, used to embarrass Obama and put him on the defense.


    • I would love to see Newt acutally do something other than be a whiny bitch. How on earth is Newt going to stop the rise in gas prices. If you think the country is fucked up now wait until Newt gets a hold of it. Let him put some if his bullshit policies in place and see how much gas will rise.

  • mjs_28s

    This from the guy who in 2008 or so said that energy prices will necessarily sky rocket under his plan.


  • All you people getting on top of Obama’s ass are all fucking stupid. Despite what the GOP says, Obama is not setting oil and gas prices (global growth and geopolitics are determining price).

    Turn of the fox, cnn, and read.

  • I bet you like Gingrich or those faggots Romney and Santorum for president 2012