Skip to comments.Socialist origins of Obama’s 'new economic patriotism'
Posted on 10/02/2012 10:03:08 PM PDT by Perseverando
Catch phrase used in Europe to describe industry takeovers by government
President Obamas latest catch phrase, new economic patriotism, is neither new nor necessarily patriotic.
In Europe, the term historically has had a socialist connotation. It has been used to describe the government takeover of private industry.
In a two-minute Web advertisement released last Wednesday, Obama delivered a video message calling for a new economic patriotism that purportedly benefits the middle class while taxing the rich.
Its time for a new economic patriotism, Obama declared in the ad, rooted in the belief that growing our economy begins with a strong, thriving middle class.
Fool Me Twice, by Aaron Klein and Brenda Elliott, rips the veil off of Barack Obamas radical second-term agenda.
Some in the conservative blogosphere have been hard at work guessing what the mantra means.
Erika Johnson at Hot Air attempted to interpret the Obama ads economic fairness as code language for more stimulus. Johnson concludes with New economic patriotism? Does that sound severely creepy to anyone else?
Becket Adams wrote at The Blaze, We suppose the president refers to his economic patriotism as new because, obviously, hes not opposed to adding trillions of dollars to our national debt.
Four years ago, you may recall, he thought it was patriotic to oppose this sort of fiscal insanity. But that was then, this is now. Out with the old economic patriotism and in with the new, Becket added.
Obama first teased the term several weeks before last weeks ad was released.
In an Aug. 28 speech in Ohio, Obama echoed the charge by former Ohio governor and current Obama re-election co-chairman Ted Strickland, who claimed Mitt Romneys overseas investments were an example of his lack of patriotism.
Alexander Burns pointed out at Politico that Strickland also used the phrase
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I am glad to see so far Romney has a small lead in an online poll
Obama’s mission is to make Socialism patriotic and Free Markets unpatriotic.
Ah! Finally a poll not weighted down by 12% democrats.
Here we are four years later and all the changes so far have NOT been good changes. His new mantra of FORWARD was stolen from Socialism and Communism - not good. His buzz word of the week is "Economic Patriotism". Also from Socialism which means government taking control of all businesses. He is slowly, sneakingly - while the ones who are supposed to be on guard are lulled to sleep, too stupefied to hear - ensuring the change he WILL bring to America. He's already made statements to the effect that America needs to be taken down a notch from its superpower status and become equal to the rest of the world. Well, that is what he will succeed in doing if he is allowed another term. We must decide as a nation if this is where we want to be. Is this what we want for our children and grandchildren to NEVER know an America that is the land of the free and the home of the brave? This just may be our last chance. I pray to God He lets us have that chance.