America’s “Liar-in-Chief,” otherwise known as President Joe Biden, was at it again in his rambling, mumbling state of the union address Tuesday night.
Speaking before a divided Congress and an even more divided nation, Biden spewed forth a basket of lies that fact-checkers at the Washington Post and other news organizations caught.
Perhaps the biggest lie was the all-encompassing whopper that the state of our union is strong and the economy is robust.
American who are paying $8 or $9 for a carton of eggs, who have seen their real income decline in the face of record inflation, and who are paying $3 and $4 for a gallon of gas might beg to differ.
But take a look for yourself. Here are some of the biggest lies the liar-in-chief spewed forth from the House podium:
More Jobs Created in Two Years than Any Other President
“I actually created, with the help of many people in this room, 12 million new jobs,” Biden said. “More jobs created in two years than any president has created in four years. Because of you.”
Biden didn’t create new jobs, as he often likes to claim. The only reason the job rate is growing is that millions of people are returning to work after tyrannical bureaucrats shut down the economy for months in the name of stopping the spread of Covid-19.
Democracy Faced ‘Greatest Threat Since Civil War’ On Jan. 6
President Biden forgot about the attacks on Pearl Harbor, 9/11, and the repeat episodes of violence at the Capitol when he claimed the riot on Jan. 6 was the “greatest threat since the Civil War.”
I’m Responsible for the Largest Deficit in U.S. History
Biden wants to take credit for cutting the national deficit “by more than $1.7 trillion – the largest deficit reduction in American history” in his first two years in office.
“Under the previous administration, America’s deficit went up four years in a row. Because of those record deficits, no president added more to the national debt in any four years than my predecessor,” Biden said.
Chuck Schumer Is Minority Leader
Before his speech even began, Biden greeted Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer as “Senate Minority Leader.”
Schumer has been the majority leader since Biden took office in 2021.
Fires Have Burned an Area the Size of Missouri
President Biden claimed more wood had been burned by forest fires than the area of the entire state of Missouri.
“More timber has been burned that I’ve observed from helicopters than the entire state of Missouri,” Biden said.
Republicans Are Trying to Cut Social Security
Biden pledged to halt desperately needed cuts to bloated entitlement programs as Congress debates raising the debt ceiling.
“If anyone tries to cut Social Security,” the president said, “I will stop them. And if anyone tries to cut Medicare, I will stop them.”
The Democrats’ reconciliation bill passed last summer, however, raided nearly $300 billion from Medicare to boost insurance companies by removing leverage from negotiations on drug prices.
Biden Blames Crime Wave on Covid After Democrats Defunded Police
Biden blamed the coronavirus lockdowns for the nation’s recent crime wave.
Covid left scars, the president said, “like the spike in violent crime in 2020, the first year of the pandemic.”
It was the Democrats’ rush to “defund police,” however, that left cities and neighborhoods vulnerable to criminals who remained free to roam the streets. Democrats in Minneapolis, Los Angeles, and New York cut police funding by hundreds of millions of dollars over the course of the social justice fever that took over the country. More than a dozen cities saw the highest homicide rates ever reported as a result. According to a poll from Politico last year, 3 in 4 Americans blamed the crime spree on the efforts to defund police.
Biden Repeats Claim Fast Food Workers Sign Non-compete Agreements
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy could be seen laughing in the background when Biden complained fast food workers were signing non-compete agreements with employers.
“A cashier at a burger place can’t walk across town and take the same job at another burger place and make a few bucks more,” Biden said.
Biden made the same bogus claim at a business roundtable in July 2020, earning the then-candidate a “false” rating from PolitiFact.
Immigration ‘Reform’ Will Secure the Border
Biden pointed to his “new border plan” as evidence that he’s finally doing something about the millions of illegal border crossers flooding the U.S.
But his plan to grant “legal” status to illegal border crossers from Cuba, Haiti, Nicaragua, and Venezuela only emboldens corrupt cartels and does nothing to stop the pipeline of fentanyl responsible for taking American lives, something several hecklers pointed out during his speech.
Biden said his “comprehensive immigration reform” would “fix” the national security threat that American border woes have become.
In reality, that legislation would only encourage the millions of migrants overwhelming Border Patrol agents to keep paying the criminal organizations that control northern Mexico to escort them to the U.S.
I Re-Upped Funding for Cancer Research
One of Biden’s top priorities going into tonight’s speech was his “Cancer Moonshot” initiative, which allocates funding to cancer research and care.
“Jill and I reignited the Cancer Moonshot that President Obama asked me to lead,” Biden said.
Biden may have restarted the program to “provide more support for patients and families” but it was his pet legislation, the ill-named Inflation Reduction Act, that cut cancer research spending by nine times as much as his program is supposed to put toward it.
Life-Saving Pro-Life Laws Are Extreme
Biden wrongfully characterized pro-life legislation in several red states as “extreme” for limiting women’s ability to kill their unborn babies.
“Already, more than a dozen states are enforcing extreme abortion bans,” he said.
In reality, it’s Biden’s abortion-on-demand throughout all nine of months of pregnancy agenda that is extreme. New polling suggests 7 in 10 Americans support limiting abortion to the first three months of pregnancy.
Biden also criticized Republicans for trying to pass what he said is a “national abortion ban.”
As pro-life organization Susan B. Anthony Pro-Life America noted, the GOP has not proposed a total ban on abortions. They’ve just worked to bring U.S. abortion law up to speed with other civilized countries, which recognize abortion beyond 15 weeks gestation as a barbaric practice.
Mass Shootings Went Down After Assault Weapon Ban
Biden claimed the federal assault weapons ban, which barred the manufacturing of semi-automatic rifles for civilian use from 1994 to 2004, caused mass shootings to drop.
“In the 10 years the ban was law, mass shootings went down. After Republicans let it expire, mass shootings tripled,” Biden said.
That’s a lie based on a flawed study that claimed the ban reduced mass shooting deaths.
Accurate data recorded during the ban shows that more so-called mass shootings occurred during the firearm prohibition. Even after the ban expired, mass shootings did not increase, as Democrats suggested they would.
And finally, the biggest lie of them all was this whopper:
I’m Here to Be President for All Americans
In addition to promising unity via bipartisan cooperation, Biden falsely claimed he is “here to be president for all Americans.”
Yet, the few times Biden gave formal addresses in 2022, he demonized the half of the country that didn’t vote for him. His smears against “MAGA Republicans” shows he has no tolerance for conservative voters or their values. A president for all wouldn’t sic his Department of Justice on parents concerned that their children’s education stays indoctrination free or a pro-life father who rightfully defended his son from a deranged abortion activist.
We should not be surprised by any of these lies. After all, Biden has been an inveterate liar for his entire life as a Washington swamp creature. He has wantonly told one lie after another—from the speeches he has plagiarized from Bobby Kennedy and British Labor Leader Neil Kinnock to his fabricated academic prowess.
A video taken during a 1987 campaign rally shows Biden boasting: “I went to law school on a full academic scholarship…[and] ended up in the top half of my class.” Biden also maintained that he “graduated with three degrees from undergraduate school” and was the “outstanding student in the political science department.”
Not one of those claims was true, as newscasters at the time affirmed. In fact, Biden graduated 76th of 85 students in his law school class, had only a partial scholarship and did not win top honors in his undergraduate political science discipline. Biden was also caught plagiarizing during law school. He “borrowed” an entire five pages from a published law review article without attribution and had to beg not to be expelled.
Finally, Biden invented this bit of family history a while back: “My ancestors…worked in the coal mines of Northeast Pennsylvania and would come up after 12 hours and play football for four hours,’’ even though no one in Biden’s family tree ever worked underground. That was Neil Kinnock’s family.
So, folks, please take whatever mumbling, bumbling, stumbling Joe says with a grain of salt. At least then, it will be a little easier for you to swallow the lies Joe tells seemingly every time he opens his mouth.
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