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Obama: Limited Gov't That Preserves Free Markets 'Doesn't Work. It Has Never Worked'
CNS News ^ | 12/7/2011 | Terence P. Jeffrey

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, let’s 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 doesn’t trickle down, well, that’s the price of liberty.

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1 posted on 12/07/2011 9:22:54 AM PST by Just4Him
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To: Just4Him
Did this schmuck ever read Democracy in America?

ML/NJ

2 posted on 12/07/2011 9:26:03 AM PST by ml/nj
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To: Just4Him

“....a limited government that preserves free markets “speaks to our rugged individualism” as Americans, such a system “doesn’t work” and “has never worked”...

The empirical evidence demonstrates thatyou are, YET AGAIN, WRONG!

EPIC FAIL.

It is overreaching government and burdensome tax rates that crushes economies.

You are naught but a Pedantic Pultroon!


3 posted on 12/07/2011 9:26:33 AM PST by roaddog727 (It's the Constitution, Stupid!)
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To: Just4Him

At least once in every one of his speeches Obama proves he’s an idiot and proud of it.


4 posted on 12/07/2011 9:30:24 AM PST by Vaduz
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To: Just4Him

Obama just gave his concession speech yesterday. Stick a fork in, his is cooked.


5 posted on 12/07/2011 9:30:56 AM PST by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: ml/nj
I've included a copy of Wealth of Nations in my emergency SHTF supplies. He's obviously not read or studied much. Well, that, and he's a liar.

/johnny

6 posted on 12/07/2011 9:31:27 AM PST by JRandomFreeper (gone Galt)
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To: Just4Him

King Obama the communists black Muslim. And there are millions just don’t get it.


7 posted on 12/07/2011 9:34:59 AM PST by Logical me
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To: Vaduz

Not his fault, he’s just reading what’s on the teleprompter.


8 posted on 12/07/2011 9:35:18 AM PST by maddog55 (OBAMA: Why stupid people shouldn't vote.)
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To: ml/nj
Limited Gov't That Preserves Free Markets 'Doesn't Work. It Has Never Worked'

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Clearly what is needed is a Soviet-style, centrally-planned economy, because that is what has always worked best and would still be working in Russia if Ronald Reagan had not had the stupid idea that people prefer freedom.

9 posted on 12/07/2011 9:35:40 AM PST by newheart (When does policy become treason?)
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To: Just4Him

He loves to say things that just aren’t true, hoping his listeners will slavishly adore his words and won’t look elsewhere, where they might find the truth.


10 posted on 12/07/2011 9:37:15 AM PST by firebrand (It's almost too late.)
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To: Just4Him

I wonder if 0 passed out copies of “Das Kapital” to all who attended the speech?


11 posted on 12/07/2011 9:37:45 AM PST by circlecity
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To: Just4Him
A free market is the economic expression of freedom. So, when Obama claims that "free markets don't work", he's also saying that freedom itself doesn't work.

That's the major reason that it's imperative he be stopped from having another term. And I'm willing to accept ANY Republican, however flawed, who can do that.

12 posted on 12/07/2011 9:39:21 AM PST by raisetheroof ("To become Red is to become dead --- gradually." Alexander Solzhenitsyn)
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To: Just4Him

bump for my Obama supporting, over educated, smug dumbass brother to read


13 posted on 12/07/2011 9:39:27 AM PST by saleman (!!!!)
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To: Just4Him
I will give Obama credit where credit is due.

In the face of overwhelming evidence, he stays focused on his Marxist goals.

14 posted on 12/07/2011 9:39:30 AM PST by Lazamataz (That's all.)
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To: Just4Him
Americans must look to a more activist government that taxes more, spends more and regulates more if they want to preserve the middle class.

Talk about systems that don't work - ask Europe how this is all working out for them.

15 posted on 12/07/2011 9:41:31 AM PST by Major Matt Mason (The Chicago Way isn't the American Way.)
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To: Just4Him

Hussein is no longer able to contain his communist beliefs.


16 posted on 12/07/2011 9:42:05 AM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Just4Him

Barry Hussein,

a clear and present danger to the Republic, Freedom, Natural and Common law.


17 posted on 12/07/2011 9:46:39 AM PST by Para-Ord.45 (+)
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To: Just4Him

Obama’s Big Government Keynesian economics are failing in Europe right now. This must mean he is stupid.


18 posted on 12/07/2011 9:47:41 AM PST by JohnBrownUSA (Don't Tread On America!)
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To: Just4Him
Oh yeah, they're "preserving the middle class" all righty, by making sure they'll never be rich. The regulations to "preserve the middle class" are designed and implemented by the extremely rich in order to keep the middle class from becoming a threat to them.

Zero is just a high-priced bag man for a claque of feudal fascists.

19 posted on 12/07/2011 9:47:51 AM PST by Carry_Okie (The Democrats are and always have been the Party of the Extremely Rich and the Party of Slavery.)
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To: Just4Him

20 posted on 12/07/2011 9:52:07 AM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: maddog55

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.


21 posted on 12/07/2011 9:52:17 AM PST by TruthShallSetYouFree ("Nanny Care State" is not a Division 3 football powerhouse.)
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To: Just4Him
I'll tell you something that "has never worked."

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"!

22 posted on 12/07/2011 9:52:25 AM PST by vrwc1
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To: Just4Him

Out with Apple, Microsoft, and McDonald’s! In with Solyndra, Lightsquared and Fannie Mae!!!


23 posted on 12/07/2011 9:56:24 AM PST by TruthShallSetYouFree ("Nanny Care State" is not a Division 3 football powerhouse.)
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To: Just4Him

24 posted on 12/07/2011 9:56:30 AM PST by Lucky9teen (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading.~Thomas Jeffer)
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To: Just4Him
Obama thinks the USA was built from mud and sticks by intrepid communists and muslims opening the frontier in covered wagons purchased with government welfare checks and stocked with cornmeal, salt beef and pemmican purchased with government EBT cards.


25 posted on 12/07/2011 9:57:07 AM PST by Iron Munro ("Don't pick a fight with an old man. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you." John Steinbeck)
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To: Just4Him

Fascinating


26 posted on 12/07/2011 9:58:50 AM PST by Razzz42
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To: Just4Him

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.


27 posted on 12/07/2011 9:59:10 AM PST by mtrott
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To: Just4Him

Dear God,

PLEEEEASE tell me that someone got that on tape. This moron is making campaign commercials for the Republican party!


28 posted on 12/07/2011 10:01:31 AM PST by jimmygrace
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To: Just4Him

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 ????


29 posted on 12/07/2011 10:04:22 AM PST by Robe (Rome did not create a great empire by talking, they did it by killing all those who opposed them)
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To: Just4Him

I couldn’t believe what BO was actually saying - I had to double check to make sure it wasn’t a John Semmens post.


30 posted on 12/07/2011 10:04:31 AM PST by Overwatcher
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To: Just4Him

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.


31 posted on 12/07/2011 10:04:31 AM PST by pallis
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To: Just4Him

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!


32 posted on 12/07/2011 10:07:10 AM PST by mad puppy (Spare me your line of crap...I'm voting for Newt.)
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To: ml/nj

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.


33 posted on 12/07/2011 10:07:15 AM PST by woodenickel
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To: Just4Him

He really is in La La land.


34 posted on 12/07/2011 10:13:12 AM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Just4Him
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35 posted on 12/07/2011 10:14:36 AM PST by baddog 219
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To: ml/nj

No....he is a Marxist ideologue....it wouldn’t have made any difference with his perverted, sick, corrupted mind.


36 posted on 12/07/2011 10:14:54 AM PST by savagesusie
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To: Just4Him
a certain crowd in Washington

You know, Hamilton, Madison, Jefferson, Franklin - the usual villains.

37 posted on 12/07/2011 10:16:00 AM PST by Argus
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To: Just4Him
Has he ever bothered to get out of his comfort zone, Communism?

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.

38 posted on 12/07/2011 10:16:00 AM PST by Chgogal (WSJ, Kristol, Krauthammer, Rove et. al., STFU. Thank you.)
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To: Just4Him

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.


39 posted on 12/07/2011 10:17:59 AM PST by CodeToad (Islam needs to be banned in the US and treated as a criminal enterprise.)
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To: Just4Him

The ability of the liberal mind to deny facts and construct an alternate reality that supports their world view is simply astounding.


40 posted on 12/07/2011 10:20:22 AM PST by taxcontrol
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To: Just4Him

sfl


41 posted on 12/07/2011 10:25:23 AM PST by phockthis
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To: Just4Him

We haven’t had free markets or limited government in this country for a long, long time and look what shape we are in. And with most Republicans supporting big government RINO’s in the primary its going to stay that way for the foreseeable future.


42 posted on 12/07/2011 10:25:41 AM PST by Roninf5-1
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To: Just4Him
Cripes, how the hell did we ever get along as a country before the New Deal? Was that just dumb luck?

"Who is John Galt?"

It's incredible just how accurate Ayn Rand was with all this stuff.

43 posted on 12/07/2011 10:30:53 AM PST by Hemingway's Ghost (Spirit of '75)
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To: baddog 219

Wait a second.....I hate Progressivism but Teddy was NO zero cuz really loved America and the Natural Family and Individualism. Yes, he was misinformed by the “elites” who infiltrated the Universities at the time, but since this ideology of the Progressives wasn’t practiced in full-force in America, it was hard for Teddy to know the results of this Progressivism and comprehend its real impact.

After all, many great people were fooled and realized their folly later (it is the Marxist twisting of words—even the meaning of the word “progressive” which has such great connotations). Marxist ideology is all about controlling language—so to deceive and fool. Marxism twists reality and inserts lies and half-truths so many great people—even those highly intelligent ones like Teddy—can and will be misled.

Even the Progressive John Dewey—the Fabian socialist lived to regret some of what he had done to the American school system. The results of ideology can be easily obscured for a while but if Teddy would have lived long enough, I think he would have reassessed his thinking and direction.

Some ideas sounded good—especially before they were put into practice. Progressive thinking was an intentional disguise of Marxist/Atheist ideology and many didn’t realize it at the time because of the name.


44 posted on 12/07/2011 10:32:30 AM PST by savagesusie
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To: Just4Him

What’s scary is that most who voted for him agree.


45 posted on 12/07/2011 10:36:52 AM PST by vanilla swirl (We are the Patrick Henry we have been waiting for!)
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To: Just4Him; seekthetruth; mickie; flaglady47; Bushbacker1; seenenuf; oswegodeee
Last presidential election....not one Obama voter in tens of thousands had the faintest idea that he/she was casting a vote for a RINGER who was not committed to our free enterprise form of government.

Not one voter out of tens of thousands who will vote for Obama next November has the faintest idea he/she is casting a vote for an evil Marxist who is determined to destroy our free enterprise form of government by any ruthless means possible.

The masses are brainwashed by the media....and/or dependent on the welfare/bureacratic state. They will be out in droves to vote for King Frog like the lemmings they were last time.

They are not politically or economically educated like we are....and they live in their own naive worlds. They will NOT BELIEVE negative and frightening things about Obama's performance even though they personally experience these things or see them happening with their own eyes.

("RINGER".....a person who enters or is entered into a competition or race in order to cheat and defraud).

We can not sit out next election or contemplate third party....even if our candidate is a less-than-perfect mortal.

Leni

46 posted on 12/07/2011 10:45:48 AM PST by MinuteGal
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To: Just4Him
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.

Obama... your governing is making me long for the day of the Carter presidency. Are you stupid, ZERO?? Never worked and never has?? Every heard of Henry Ford (he founded Ford Motor -- the only company who DID NOT take TAXPAYER's MONEY), Andrew Carnegie (founder of what is now USX, a shadow of a great company that the UNIONS destroyed.), Bill Gates (thou you hate the internet!!), James Hill, Leland Stanford and Jay Gould (Railroads).

Every time you open your mouth, you make me think you are the MARXIST YOU ARE!!!

47 posted on 12/07/2011 10:59:03 AM PST by ExCTCitizen (Cain/West 2012....what would the RACISTS LIBERALS say???)
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To: raisetheroof
And I'm willing to accept ANY Republican, however flawed, who can do that.

Unfortunately, some here are looking for JESUS. I don't care if it is Huntsman, Mitt or Newt. The President of the USA is not the election for POPE. 2012 is going to make or break AMERICA as we know it!! NO MORE OBAMA 2012!!

48 posted on 12/07/2011 11:05:27 AM PST by ExCTCitizen (Cain/West 2012....what would the RACISTS LIBERALS say???)
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To: Chgogal
America made a huge mistake putting this Anti-American Communist in power.

In 2008 when FReepers were upset at McCain... I said that O is a MARXIST and we need to hold our nose to vote for McCain, but we need McCain elected.

Now I'll say it again...WE NEED TO DEFEAT THIS ANTI-AMERICAN, COMMUNIST LOVING, IRAN SUPPORTING NUTJOB MARXIST IN 2012!!!!!

49 posted on 12/07/2011 11:13:04 AM PST by ExCTCitizen (Cain/West 2012....what would the RACISTS LIBERALS say???)
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To: Just4Him

This man clearly does not understand this country.

He needs to try Cuba.


50 posted on 12/07/2011 11:22:47 AM PST by Aria ( "If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be a nation gone under.")
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