Skip to comments.Obama: Incorrigible Statist and Debt Menace
Posted on 04/14/2011 6:29:32 PM PDT by lancer256
In my book "Crimes Against Liberty," I described President Obama as dishonest, hyper-partisan, a bully, a narcissist and a hard-core left-wing ideologue. Anyone who thinks my description is exaggerated or too harsh didn't hear his Wednesday speech on the budget.
One might have expected that a newly elected president who had "inherited" such a disturbingly high deficit, a growing national debt, and a forecast of unfunded entitlements soon to explode because of baby boomer demographics alone would roll up his sleeves and tackle this deficit and debt problem.
Instead, Obama saw that $1.3 trillion deficit, licked his Marxist chops, and used it as an excuse to double down on the profligate spending that was driving our budgetary problems in the first place. He proposed -- and secured -- an $800 billion "stimulus" package.
With messianic winds at his back, Obama proceeded to implement the plan, which couldn't have even qualified as a bona fide stimulus measure in the eyes of an avowed Keynesian. It was a combination of political paybacks, pork and unprecedented waste, with millions going to phantom ZIP codes under the watchful eye of Obama's stimulus cop, ol' sleeping Joe Biden. Adding insult to the sham claim that this money was designed to stimulate, just a fraction of the money was spent in the first year.
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A helpful recap. Worth reading.
I found the president's speech to be most distressing and condescending to date. I couldn't help but think that it was intended to be that way. By this time next year he intends to have the country in a schism unparalleled since 1860 if he doesn't have his way.
In the violence of the 1960's happened only certain neighborhoods. since then the demographics have changed. The violence 2012 will be in nearly all neighborhoods.