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Inaugural address: a defiant Obama reminds Americans why he is the most liberal president
The Telegraph ^ | January 21, 2013 | Nile Gardiner

Posted on 01/22/2013 8:18:59 AM PST by LucianOfSamasota

f anyone remains in any doubt that the next four years will be a relentless exercise in left-wing presidential radicalism, look no further than Barack Obama’s second inaugural address. This was not a president in any mood to reach out across the political aisle, or to give words of comfort to the nearly 60 million Americans who did not vote for him last November. His address was defiant and divisive, projecting his firm commitment to seeing through his avowedly liberal agenda in the face of concerted opposition on Capitol Hill and in the 30 states which have Republican Governors.

This was a speech also firmly rooted in denial with regard to the calamitous state of America’s finances, with the national debt now standing at more than $16 trillion, with more than 128 million Americans on government programs, including a record 46 million living on food stamps. This was not an address that offered any hope to those concerned about how America is going to pay its bills or the fact that future generations of Americans will be saddled with paying off the profligate spending of today’s leaders.

(Excerpt) Read more at blogs.telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: marx
Nile Gardiner. One Brit who gets it.
1 posted on 01/22/2013 8:19:04 AM PST by LucianOfSamasota
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To: LucianOfSamasota

We know so little of Obama’s origins that it would be little surprise to discover that his real surname is Chavez or Castro.


2 posted on 01/22/2013 8:30:37 AM PST by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: LucianOfSamasota

60 million FUBOs to you, JACKASS!


3 posted on 01/22/2013 8:47:26 AM PST by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: LucianOfSamasota

It was an Obamunist Manifesto.


4 posted on 01/22/2013 8:55:19 AM PST by csmusaret (I will give Obama credit for one thing- he is living proof that familiarity breeds contempt.)
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To: LucianOfSamasota
For we have always understood that when times change, so must we, that fidelity to our founding principles requires new responses to new challenges, that preserving our individual freedoms ultimately requires collective action.

Why do I sense Obama is talking about my fidelity to the 2nd Amendment?

5 posted on 01/22/2013 8:57:08 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: TexasCajun

“that preserving our individual freedoms ultimately requires collective action”
Absolutely - it’s called a revolt.


6 posted on 01/22/2013 9:27:25 AM PST by fivecatsandadog ("Six callers ahead of us, Jimmy. ")
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To: LucianOfSamasota

Except that Obama is not liberal, he is an extreme leftist, just as he has always been.


7 posted on 01/22/2013 9:46:41 AM PST by popdonnelly
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