Skip to comments.Obama: Limited Gov't That Preserves Free Markets 'Doesn't Work. It Has Never Worked'
Posted on 12/07/2011 5:18:54 AM PST by radioone
CNSNews.com) - In a speech delivered at Osawatomie High School in Osawatomie, Kansas, on Tuesday, President Barack Obama argued that while a limited government that preserves free markets "speaks to our rugged individualism" as Americans, such a system "doesn't work" and "has never worked" and that Americans must look to a more activist government that taxes more, spends more and regulates more if they want to preserve the middle class.
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The Five-Year Plans for the National Economy of the Soviet Union (Russian: пятилетка, Pyatiletka) were a series of nation-wide centralized exercises in rapid economic development in the Soviet Union. The plans were developed by a state planning committee based on the Theory of Productive Forces that was part of the general guidelines of the Communist Party for economic development. Fulfilling the plan became the watchword of Soviet bureaucracy. (See Overview of the Soviet economic planning process) The same method of planning was also adopted by most other communist states, including the People's Republic of China. In addition, several capitalist states have emulated the concept of central planning, though in the context of a market economy, by setting integrated economic goals for a finite period of time. Thus are found "Seven-year Plans" and "Twelve-Year Plans". Nazi Germany emulated the practice in its Four Year Plan designed to bring Germany to war-readiness.
Why doesn’t somebody ask the great Zero “if limited government does not work, then how in the hell did we get the middle class”?
PROOF of his abject hatred of the principals of our founding. He should be IMPEACHED for being a TRAITOR.
The stupidity and absurdity of this mindless midget brain is only surpassed by that of the people that agree with him.
When was the last time we had limited government and free markets? 1790?
We’ve tried communism/socialism in various degrees since at least the turn of the last century, if not the turn of the previous one, and things have gotten progressively suckier.
How bad could things have “not worked” compared to what we have now?
These words are actually heard by people and they don't register in their brains ..
I expect Arlington to explode as men come forth to "reprimand" this boy evil.
Worth repeating! So I did!
You want 2 reconstitute the Soviet Union here, or maybe Communist China, Cuba or North Korea (that’s what yo Mama wanted). Even Castro admits Socialism doesn’t work.
How ‘bout you go back to your Totalitarian Collectivist Socialist Utopia? FOAD & leave the rest of us alone.
He’s really doubling down, isn’t it? And less afraid to espouse his communist roots and ideals. This man needs to go. I don’t care right now who the GOP candidate is.
(Sorry, had to vent that or risk head explode...thanks.)
Well, I suppose the previous two-hundred-thirty-five years never happened!
How much more proof do we need to know that Obama has not seen the football since the kickoff? This is one of the most ignorant statements I have heard from him.
This is flat out Marxism. And the speech was a naked call to the OWS crowd and their supported for violent revolution. We are seeing riots across the world and Obama wants to bring it here. Scary times folks.
How in the world would this idiot have ANY idea about what does or doesn’t work? He has NO clue as he has never run even so much as a successful lemonade stand in the private sector!
May God turn his lying tongue to stone.
What is this? Some sort of Jedi mind trick?
Obama doesn’t want a middle class. He wants a single class. He doesn’t believe in the unequal distribution of wealth; he believes in the equal distribution of poverty.
How would Obama or his speech writer know what has or has not worked? Obama’s speech is all about lying to the masses. The false cosmology of the left leaves them useless and clueless as to the reality of American life.
Oh. Wait. No they don't. Cuba has the exact opposite of limited government and free markets. Cubans turn their houses into rafts to get off that island.
I must be thinking of some other island paradise. North Korea maybe? No. Well, I'm sure there's some place on earth where it can be demonstrated that limited government and free markets work but I'm having a brain freeze right now.
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