If you pay taxes then you are paying for Michelle Obama’s servants, er, “assistants”.
Forget the fact that we are in the midst of the worst economy since the Great Depression. Forget that there is record national debt, and ignore the high unemployment and suffering amongst the common people. Because Michelle Obama needs 26 assistants at our expense–a bill that works out to more than $1.7 million dollars per year!
Remember, “First Lady” is not a political office–she is not entitled to any assistants. In fact, First Ladies of the past had to pay their assistants out of their own pockets! (I am not referring to Laura Bush here–she had a taxpayer-funded staff as well. But hers only cost us a “mere” $1+ million of wasted money per year.)
Apparently all of the new jobs from the economic stimulus packages were created inside of the White House.
The problem is the Federal Reserve and the bailouts, not the AIG bonuses (as bad as they are–they are just a symptom of the corrupted system).
Ron Paul further explained these facts on Fox Business News earlier today (3/24/2009):
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CNBC Anchors Upset When They Unintentially Air Ron Paul’s Opening Statement to House Financial Services Committee
When you work at CNBC you just don’t want the unfiltered truth getting out across the airwaves (notice the reaction of the talking heads at 2:23).
Ron Paul said things like: “This is the end of an era. You can’t reinflate the bubble… it has failed” which is of course waaay too truthful to be shown uncensored: