October 15, 2012

“Obama Claims ‘We Got Back Every Dime’ of Bailout Money on Same Day CBO Reports $24B Loss!”

Reality is but a construct.  A human fiction built from an arbitrary code.  He who controls the language controls perception. And he who controls perception gets to construct reality out of the language of his choosing.

Or so the poststructuralists and anti-foundationists would have it.  If we let them.  Which we increasingly do.

To borrow from Joshua,  “strange game, professor Fish.  The only winning move is not to play.”


Posted by Jeff G. @ 3:00pm

Comments (14)

  1. Hey, that’s Mr. Energy Independence too, isn’t it? Reality shmeality.

  2. Then the Gods of the Market tumbled, and their smooth-tongued wizards withdrew
    And the hearts of the meanest were humbled and began to believe it was true
    That All is not Gold that Glitters, and Two and Two make Four
    And the Gods of the Copybook Headings limped up to explain it once more.

  3. Which is to say, you can only “construct” Reality for so long, before Reality knocks on the door and invites herself in to share a few words over coffee…

  4. America’s Catholic bishops have a problem with Vice President Joe Biden’s claim that religious institutions won’t be required to pay for insurance coverage that includes contraception, sterilization and drugs that may cause abortion.

    They say it isn’t true.

    I await truth jumping the shark. I mean, it’s about as relevant as Fonzi.

  5. Oh come on, Pablo. To the secular progg, that unvisited wasteland is sacred.

  6. I think I’ll start using Obamamath™ when I do my taxes. After I pay 60% of what I owe, I’ll claim I paid every cent.*

    *of course, we all know fictional accounting is only for the government elite, not the little people.

  7. The Center can not hold

    …it’s table at Chili’s much longer. Sure, there’s a lot of people still jamming to this nonsense, but how much of this country can truly be built on the mediocre and stupid?

  8. Reality is but a construct.

    Fortunately we now have a test for that.

  9. Oh my flying spaghetti monster… Even I can spell LIE. When are the people going to figure this shit out?

    I give up. Guns and gold.

  10. He just takes it for granted his bitch whore candy crowley media will let shit like that slide. My money’s on him being right about that.

  11. “We got back every dime we used to rescue the financial system, but we also passed a historic law to end taxpayer-funded Wall Street bailouts for good,” Obama said in Miami Thursday.

    Why would you want to outlaw something that saved us from total ruin?

  12. Because he’s a financial idot, of course.

  13. At this point, what’s most daunting is just how many people seem to be invested in the failure of the United States.

  14. – March Hare:

    Oh hey its a happy un-birthday, for me, for me….

    GM lost 6.8 billion overseas. The “new” foreign aid.