Biden: "I've had it up to here."

Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a Medal of Valor ceremony in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building adjacent to the White House in Washington on September 22, 2010. The Medal of Valor is awarded to public safety officers who have exhibited exceptional courage, regardless of personal safety, in the attempt to save or protect others from harm.  UPI/Roger L. Wollenberg Photo via Newscom

Vice President Joe Biden, you might figure from this statement, is a Tea Party "wingnut." But while the majority of Americans "have had it up to here" with government stimulants, bailouts and stratospheric debt, Biden is huffing and puffing about how he wants more.

Here is the incredible message he sent out to supporters of President Barack ("Give seniors another $250 so they'll vote for us") Obama and his administration. 

Remember when the GOP was in control?

They drove up record deficits to pass tax cuts for the wealthy at the expense of the middle class.

And now they want to do it again. If they take over Congress, Republicans have promised to go back to the "exact same agenda" that drove our economy into a ditch.

You can't make this stuff up. The exact same agenda.

So I'm going to do everything I can to make sure they don't get the chance. We have a plan in place and 13 days to get it done -- but each and every one of us needs to do what we can today.

For months, our opponents sat on the sidelines while you helped the President and our allies in Congress move America forward.

Republicans are still clutching that same political playbook.

And folks like Sharron Angle in Nevada, Ron Johnson in Wisconsin, and Tom Corbett in Pennsylvania want to go beyond the failed policies of the past. Backed by millions in special interest money, some Republicans want to cut the minimum wage, gut Social Security, and end Medicare as we know it.

But Barack and I don't believe economic growth in America has to come at the expense of the middle class.

In fact, we believe we're only making progress when hard-working families are doing better -- and, with your help, we're getting there.

Thanks to health insurance reform, no one will have to choose between keeping their home and getting the care they need.

Thanks to student loan reform, more parents can send their kids to college -- even if it looked out of reach in years past.

Thanks to our investments in clean energy, entrepreneurs are creating jobs and writing a new energy future for this country.

That's change we can all believe in. That's change that doesn't discriminate between Democrats, Republicans, or independents. That's the kind of America I believed in growing up in Scranton and raising my boys in Delaware.

Barack and I are going to keep fighting for that America -- and right now, you get to decide how this fight plays out.

Joe, you can and are making this stuff up. Particularly when you say suggest that ObamaCare will help people keep their homes. 

Joe, can't you hear the train high-balling your way? Don't you think it's time to get out of the way?


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  • If it took only $3, it would be a cinch. Heck, buying a vote in the old days was at least $5, or more recently a turkey (15 lb. turkey at 49 cents a pound would still be over $7).

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