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State of the Union: "Our generation's NUDNIK moment"
The Cinch Review ^ | 01/26/2011 | Cinch Review

Posted on 01/26/2011 9:56:34 AM PST by Merciful_Friend

Definition of NUDNIK: a person who is a bore or nuisance [from Yiddish - Websters]. ... President Obama's speech was so dull, and so without relevance to what will occur in the 112th Congress, that moving on from it with good speed is no doubt the smartest thing to do, although a few words seem to be demanded. (I had hoped the mixed-up seating of Republicans and Democrats together would at least result in a few fist-fights, but no such good fortune.)

Even the AP, fact checking his laundry list this morning, is willing to pronounce it sheer fantasy.

He will "freeze spending" for five years at its current out-of-control levels (an embrace of doom in itself) -- while simultaneously "investing" in high-speed rail, electric cars, education, construction and on and on.

I remember how in one of the debates with McCain in the fall of 2008, Obama similarly kept invoking a litany of things that he would have America "invest" in when he was president -- pretty much the identical litany to last night's, in fact. And, with the economy audibly tumbling down around our ears, I screamed at the TV: "With what money? You have no money!!" It didn't matter. It didn't matter then, and doesn't matter now. Obama is not governing to lift America out of this economic crisis. It has never been on his agenda. The widespread unemployment and the economic misery has been for him at best a crisis to exploit, and at worst a mere irritant in the background. His agenda is to transform America into a place where government is the beginning and end of everything, reaching into virtually all areas of our lives.

His first two years, with Democratic control of Congress, were about passing the legislation that would spark this transformation

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TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: obama; stateoftheunion

1 posted on 01/26/2011 9:56:37 AM PST by Merciful_Friend
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2 posted on 01/26/2011 10:14:29 AM PST by FrankR (The Evil Are Powerless If The Good Are Unafraid! - R. Reagan)
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