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    President Barack Obama talks with California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger before an event at Solyndra, Inc., in Fremont, Calif., May 26, 2010. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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    1. C.Feggestad 59 months ago | reply

      "So, can we count on you for Terminator 5?"

    2. Samir Bin Hassan [deleted] 59 months ago | reply

      republican arnold seems to have good relations with president obama.

    3. 土豆兔子 59 months ago | reply

      "I said, I will be back!"

    4. NWharry 59 months ago | reply

      from governator to presidenator?

    5. ReginaParis 59 months ago | reply

      Thank you Arnold for discontinuing the off shore drilling!

    6. Maximilian Zimmermann 58 months ago | reply

      Obama vs. Terminator ;)

    7. Sweetie Pie - The Great American! [deleted] 58 months ago | reply


      Some critics charge that the new policies pursued by President Obama and the 111th Congress caused the huge federal budget deficits that the nation now faces. In fact, the tax cuts enacted under President George W. Bush, the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and the economic downturn together explain virtually the entire deficit over the next ten years (see Figure 1).

      The deficit for fiscal 2009 was $1.4 trillion and, at 10 percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP), was the largest deficit relative to the size of the economy since the end of World War II. If current policies are continued without changes, deficits will likely approach those figures in 2010 and remain near $1 trillion a year for the next decade.

      The events and policies that have pushed deficits to these high levels in the near term, however, were largely outside the new Administration’s control. If not for the tax cuts enacted during the presidency of George W. Bush that Congress did not pay for, the cost of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan that were initiated during that period, and the effects of the worst economic slump since the Great Depression (including the cost of steps necessary to combat it), we would not be facing these huge deficits in the near term.While President Obama inherited a dismal fiscal legacy, that does not diminish his responsibility to propose policies to address our fiscal imbalance and put the weight of his office behind them. Although policymakers should not tighten fiscal policy in the near term while the economy remains fragile, they and the nation at large must come to grips with the nation’s long-term deficit problem. But we should not mistake the causes of our predicament.

    8. acquariusx2009 58 months ago | reply

      "I know, Arnold, I know. But this is our last hope. You HAVE to go back to the past and prevent the Founder of British Petroleum from ever being born. His name was William Knox. This is a picture of his mother."

    9. aishadl 56 months ago | reply

      @acquariusx2009 = great comment!

    10. Arsumigli aka Papi 51 months ago | reply

      I was thinking: "he's setting his tie?"

    11. jgury 43 months ago | reply

      "I know, Arnold, I know. But this is our last hope. You HAVE to go back to the past and prevent Solyndra from ever being funded. What's that? I don't give a damn about how you need to fix some housekeeping issues first just do what I tell you!"

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