Skip to comments.Obama: Limited Gov't That Preserves Free Markets 'Doesn't Work. It Has Never Worked'
Posted on 12/07/2011 9:22:50 AM PST by Just4Him
(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.
"'[T]here is a certain crowd in Washington who, for the last few decades, have said, lets respond to this economic challenge with the same old tune. 'The market will take care of everything,' they tell us," said Obama. "If we just cut more regulations and cut more taxes--especially for the wealthy--our economy will grow stronger.
"Sure, they say, there will be winners and losers," Obama continued. "But if the winners do really well, then jobs and prosperity will eventually trickle down to everybody else. And, they argue, even if prosperity doesnt trickle down, well, thats the price of liberty.
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I’d love to hack into the Teleprompter and put up a few paragraphs from Hayek’s “The Road to Serfdom.” I’d be curious to learn if Obama would notice that what he was reading is antithetical to his core beliefs.
Barack Hussein Obama - he's been sucking on the government teat his whole life. Plus he's nearly on perpetual vacation in his current "job"!
Out with Apple, Microsoft, and McDonald’s! In with Solyndra, Lightsquared and Fannie Mae!!!
Uhh, doesn’t work for whom? It works just fine for free individuals, but not for collectivist central planners and pie-in-the-sky utopian dreamers.
PLEEEEASE tell me that someone got that on tape. This moron is making campaign commercials for the Republican party!
Rush is taking him to the wood shed over this.....” He told us in this speech who he really is.. a Marxist Socialist”
So now can we come right out and call him one ????
I couldn’t believe what BO was actually saying - I had to double check to make sure it wasn’t a John Semmens post.
I have a couple of axioms for Obama’s perverted brain. The first is that Socialism left to its own means doesn’t work. The second is that free markets are needed to support Socialism, and the Socialism that is best is the Socialism that is least. Even a country like China has figured it out. Our little fagot Obama can’t add up the numbers.
The GOP Presidential wanna-be’s need to get copies of that speech and use it to carve BHO re-election ambitions into little tiny bits and peices. If these GOP “leaders” lack the will or ability to do so, they should NOT be elected!
Hey zero, how’s this working for Greece. I’m guessing we will find out in about 5 years when our sh*t hits the fan.
He really is in La La land.
No....he is a Marxist ideologue....it wouldn’t have made any difference with his perverted, sick, corrupted mind.
You know, Hamilton, Madison, Jefferson, Franklin - the usual villains.
Has he ever read American History from the American point of view and not from Soviet Russia's point of view?
America made a huge mistake putting this Anti-American Communist in power.
Proof that Zero is a Communist. He believes in the lies of Karl marx.
The free market we have today has been corrupted by government such that it isn’t a free market, it is a corrupt and manipulated market by the likes of Zero and other politicians.
The ability of the liberal mind to deny facts and construct an alternate reality that supports their world view is simply astounding.