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

Posted on 09/03/2012 7:16:24 AM PDT by Son House

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Tax cuts didn't lead to massive deficits, it actually brought in more revenue for expenses. It is the 2006 midterm election that turned over the Congress to Democrat majorities that did the spending that caused the major escalation in the deficit.

And slow job growth? What could possibly impede any business wanting to grow? Could it be managing expenses? Expenses like taxes and complying with government regulation.

He doesn't even understand the problem. The media doesn't want to present facts that make reality difficult for Obama. And now Democrat supporters can get exited over this nonsense economics this week. If the implications weren't so serious I'd have a good laugh at some of the locals as they express their anticipation excitement...

1 posted on 09/03/2012 7:16:29 AM PDT by Son House
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To: Son House

Depends on your definition/interpretation of “it worked”.


2 posted on 09/03/2012 7:18:17 AM PDT by ctdonath2 ($1 meals: http://abuckaplate.blogspot.com)
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To: Son House

Obama and his lying thugs are proof that there is a parallel universe — all socialists live in it.


3 posted on 09/03/2012 7:18:36 AM PDT by EagleUSA
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To: Son House

This admission that King Bozo Overdraft is a communist speaks volumes. We must throw him off of the throne.


4 posted on 09/03/2012 7:19:58 AM PDT by Shady (The Tea Party is the Party of the American People, Working and creating wealth in SPITE of OBAMA!)
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To: Son House
The only explanation is that his definition of "worked" and my definition are fundamentally different. Because my definition the free market has worked, every time.
5 posted on 09/03/2012 7:21:11 AM PDT by Domandred (Fdisk, format, and reinstall the entire .gov system.)
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To: Son House
I think this man's ghost is in Obama's chair...


6 posted on 09/03/2012 7:22:27 AM PDT by FreeAtlanta (christian.bahits.com)
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To: ctdonath2

It always works to the point that these idiots can say how it wasn’t free enterprise that gave them prosperity, but some mythical “third way” that only THEY have just managed to figure out.

Postwar Europe and the Social Democrats are the best example of this.


7 posted on 09/03/2012 7:22:32 AM PDT by Shadow44
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To: Shady
We must throw him off of the throne.

Off the empty chair.

When somebody does not do the job, we've got to let 'em go.

8 posted on 09/03/2012 7:23:44 AM PDT by Charles Henrickson (Emperor Emptychair.)
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To: Son House

FUBO

Move to North Korea or Cuba if you don’t f*ckin’ like capitalism.


9 posted on 09/03/2012 7:23:57 AM PDT by dinodino
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To: Son House

This guy heaps on the BS higher and thicker every day. I swear you’ve got to be the Supreme Grand Exhaulted PooBa of the Dumbass Club to believe anything this idiot says.


10 posted on 09/03/2012 7:26:15 AM PDT by albie
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To: Son House
Tell me President Obama, what color is the sky in your world?
11 posted on 09/03/2012 7:26:44 AM PDT by 11th Commandment (http://www.thirty-thousand.org/)
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To: Son House

We haven’t tried free enterprise since the Roaring 20’s. Every downturn can be pinned to massive gummit interference like Fannie Mae.

PRay for America


12 posted on 09/03/2012 7:27:09 AM PDT by bray (The Gummit didn't make my business, God did!)
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To: Son House

Yeah, okay there, Barry. The US was a miserable failure until thankfully, you came along to save the day...

“Trickle down” economics was a disaster that created 24 million jobs and 7% growth in some quarters. But we prefer Barry’s legacy of 15% real unemployment and 1% (manipulated) growth...


13 posted on 09/03/2012 7:28:00 AM PDT by Qbert ("The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry" - William F. Buckley, Jr.)
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To: Son House

Is it any wonder he made this speech at a high school? I’d like to see him try to make it at any company that wasn’t heavily subsidized.


14 posted on 09/03/2012 7:28:24 AM PDT by rbg81
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To: Son House
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.

I didn't see any satire tags...

If there is ANY doubt that 0bama is a tin pot dictator wannabe that despises personal freedom, that statement should remove any doubt.

15 posted on 09/03/2012 7:28:46 AM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: Son House

How does the affirmative action (in everything in his entire life) moron explain how the USA became the economic giant it did if free markets don’t work?

How does the affirmative action moron explain that China only cranked up their economic engine when they injected a little free market into their system?

How does this half breed explain North vs. South Korea? Seems the central planners are a 100% failure.

How does the dark lord explain E/W Berlin or E/W Germany both perfect examples of the free market over central planners.

More importantly, why does the GOP refuse to use such perfect examples of free market superiority any time these lying SOBs pull this crap?


16 posted on 09/03/2012 7:28:55 AM PDT by Wurlitzer (Nothing says "ignorance" like Islam!)
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To: ctdonath2

How could anyone conclude the details of Obama’s economic plan are going to work? Mr Stephanopoulos, please explain, what are the details and how do they work?


17 posted on 09/03/2012 7:30:16 AM PDT by Son House (The Economic Boom Heard Around The World => TEA Party 2012)
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To: Son House

high schools, collages etc, always a school where the young are and where he can find a crowd and where his security fees are less.

Empty chair he is


18 posted on 09/03/2012 7:30:52 AM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: Son House

It worked until Super Chair came into office. He just messed it up.


19 posted on 09/03/2012 7:32:03 AM PDT by madison10
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To: Son House

I’m listening to the audio unabridged version of Les Miserables. Those who only know this book from the stage production are missing out on Hugo’s brilliance. He is discussing through plot and sometimes through plain essay style, the roll of government. He analyzes the French Revolution and the situation when he was writing the book which was written in 1862 but he discusses with great interest Communism. Right now I’m listening to I think Book for of the last volume but I get lost when I do audio versions. He is saying that government creates wealth and it redistributes it. He says you have to have both. Fascinating. I recommend it. Great story too.


20 posted on 09/03/2012 7:32:03 AM PDT by Mercat (Necessity is the argument of tyrants. John Milton)
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To: Son House

Obama’s big government has only brought us massive unemployment, crushing and unsustainable debt, productivity killing government regulations, and ridicuously high engery prices. Four yeats of comoplete and total economic failure. The next four years would be far worse.

Wake up America. Kick this Marxist out of the White House!!!!


21 posted on 09/03/2012 7:32:16 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: Son House
limited government that preserves free markets ... "doesn't work" and "has never worked"

What? It's only produced two centuries of generally increasing economic growth and prosperity. Obama fundamentally hates the history of this country and all it stands for.

22 posted on 09/03/2012 7:33:18 AM PDT by Unam Sanctam
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To: Son House

the media, yet again they never question their party of their messiah, instead they cover for him etc and notice how this was at a high school.

What about their studies, what about teachers working, seems a day off for the kids and teachers while jug ears gets to throw a bunch of lies and crap at little kids.


23 posted on 09/03/2012 7:33:23 AM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: Son House

What a simpleton—very definition of insanity.


24 posted on 09/03/2012 7:33:23 AM PDT by richardtavor
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To: Son House
More fodder for a Romney campaign commercial....
25 posted on 09/03/2012 7:35:05 AM PDT by RayChuang88 (FairTax: America's economic cure)
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To: Son House
"Now, it’s a simple theory," said Obama. "And we have to admit, it’s one that speaks to our rugged individualism and our healthy skepticism of too much government. That’s in America’s DNA. And that theory fits well on a bumper sticker. But here’s the problem: It doesn’t work. It has never worked.

"It didn’t work when it was tried in the decade before the Great Depression," said Obama. "It’s not what led to the incredible postwar booms of the ‘50s and ‘60s. And it didn’t work when we tried it during the last decade. I mean, understand, it’s not as if we haven’t tried this theory.

If I was running for President and I wanted to lose big time, I would say this EXACT same thing Obama spouted! I am almost convinced he doesn't want to win. Remember, he had to run a little center right to win in '08. Now he's spouting full fledged communist/socialist crap and he expects everyone's going to love this?

Obama either wants to lose, or he's such an arrogant narcissist he thinks he can even out do Satan himself!

26 posted on 09/03/2012 7:35:30 AM PDT by sirchtruth (Freedom is not free.)
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To: Son House

Usually, Democrats don’t say this stuff out loud. I don’t think this is going to play well with independents.


27 posted on 09/03/2012 7:36:12 AM PDT by B Knotts (Just another Tenther)
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To: Son House

What’s an “expensive tax cut”??


28 posted on 09/03/2012 7:36:17 AM PDT by Solson (The Voters stole the election! And the establishment wants it back.)
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To: Son House

A whole lot of Americans, way too many, find President Obama’s arguments compelling. It’s the old security versus liberty meme. Too many Americans want government to protect them from life’s risks, but what is Obama really offering? He’s offering to share the pie evenly, but what he doesn’t say is it’s going to be an ever shrinking pie. It’s not like this hasn’t been tried in the past. It has, and it failed miserably. The only ones who truly prospered under such a system were the leaders, and even they had far less than they might have had in a free market system.

Yes. President Obama offers what he can’t really deliver. Nonetheless, people on the dole don’t really care about liberty. All they want to know is who is going to deliver the freebies.


29 posted on 09/03/2012 7:36:31 AM PDT by CitizenUSA (Why celebrate evil? Evil is easy. Good is the goal worth striving for.)
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To: Son House

Is there now ANY doubt among you Democrats and “Independents” this punk is not a “Socialist” at the minimum?


30 posted on 09/03/2012 7:37:05 AM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Now a Chick-fil-A customer . . . God bless Dan Cathy)
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To: sirchtruth

It’s almost like he knows he’s going to lose, and is just spouting off in frustration.


31 posted on 09/03/2012 7:37:19 AM PDT by B Knotts (Just another Tenther)
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To: Son House

That one speech is FILLED with fodder for the Republicans.

If the Republicans can’t capitalize on that, they don’t deserve to win this election.

==

IT’S THE ECONOMY, STUPID!!!!

Don’t chase shiny objects [things the Dems/Lib Media toss out there to distract from the real issues: joblessness, the economy, inflation].


32 posted on 09/03/2012 7:37:25 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: Son House

I am just incredibly sad to read this.

What makes me even sadder though, is that there is a very real chance that we are about to send an avowed Marxist back to the White House for a second term.

Our country is completely gone.


33 posted on 09/03/2012 7:38:32 AM PDT by comebacknewt (Newt (sigh) what could have been . . .)
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To: albie

“This guy heaps on the BS higher and thicker every day.”


His lies and exagerations just get worse by the day — because a compliant and corrupt media allows him to get away with it. Never any serious questions asked so he keeps spouting more and more ideological nonsense and falsehoods.


34 posted on 09/03/2012 7:39:22 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: Son House

He said this last Tuesday and we’re JUST NOW hearing about it? Has this been reported anywhere other than CNS? I haven’t seen this on FoxNews, American Thinker, Spectator or anywhere else for that matter. This crap needs to be shouted from the highest heavens.


35 posted on 09/03/2012 7:40:53 AM PDT by Tonytitan
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To: comebacknewt

“If ye love wealth greater than liberty, the tranquility of servitude greater than the animating contest for freedom, go home from us in peace. We seek not your counsel, nor your arms. Crouch down and lick the hand that feeds you; May your chains set lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that ye were our countrymen.”

- SAMUEL ADAMS


36 posted on 09/03/2012 7:43:42 AM PDT by RedEyeJack
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To: Son House

Almost straight out of Atlas Shrugged...”We gave freedom a chance and it failed now let us try something else”


37 posted on 09/03/2012 7:44:19 AM PDT by garbanzo (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine)
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To: Wurlitzer; All
More importantly, why does the GOP refuse to use such perfect examples of free market superiority any time these lying SOBs pull this crap?

Great question from a great post in a thread of great posts.

Men naturally rebel against the injustice of which they are victims. Thus, when plunder is organized by law for the profit of those who make the law, all the plundered classes try somehow to enter — by peaceful or revolutionary means — into the making of laws. According to their degree of enlightenment, these plundered classes may propose one of two entirely different purposes when they attempt to attain political power: Either they may wish to stop lawful plunder, or they may wish to share in it.

Woe to the nation when this latter purpose prevails among the mass victims of lawful plunder when they, in turn, seize the power to make laws! Until that happens, the few practice lawful plunder upon the many, a common practice where the right to participate in the making of law is limited to a few persons. But then, participation in the making of law becomes universal. And then, men seek to balance their conflicting interests by universal plunder. Instead of rooting out the injustices found in society, they make these injustices general. As soon as the plundered classes gain political power, they establish a system of reprisals against other classes. They do not abolish legal plunder. (This objective would demand more enlightenment than they possess.) Instead, they emulate their evil predecessors by participating in this legal plunder, even though it is against their own interests.

It is as if it were necessary, before a reign of justice appears, for everyone to suffer a cruel retribution — some for their evilness, and some for their lack of understanding.

It is impossible to introduce into society a greater change and a greater evil than this: the conversion of the law into an instrument of plunder.

Socialism Is Legal Plunder

Italics are Bastiat quotes from "The Law"

BIG GOVERNMENT IS CRONY SOCIALISM

38 posted on 09/03/2012 7:44:50 AM PDT by PGalt
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To: B Knotts

“It’s almost like he knows he’s going to lose, and is just spouting off in frustration.”


Good comment. I keep waiting for him to have a Captain Queeg moment a la Humphrey Bogart in the movie classic The Caine Mutiny. Belive me, it’s coming. Narcissists don’t deal very well with setbacks and failure.


39 posted on 09/03/2012 7:45:30 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: Son House
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

This is why I would have loved to see Gingrich debate 0bama. This is the whole point of this election. Capitalism vs Socialism. 0bama does not believe in capitalism.

Romney/Ryan need to hammer this non-stop.

40 posted on 09/03/2012 7:45:56 AM PDT by FatherofFive (Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
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To: TomGuy

This rhetoic, pathetic as it is, resounds with some of the dumbasses we have who vote. In today’s letters to editor locally, some jackwaggon pointed out that the anti obama crowd believes that reducing taxes on the rich means they do not pay their fair share.

I wonder what this asshat would say if someone said, OK, why not just raise everyone’s taxes 5%, in other words, putting in a new bracket beginning at income level zero.


41 posted on 09/03/2012 7:45:56 AM PDT by Mouton (Voting is an opiate of the electorate. Nothing changes no matter who wins..)
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To: Son House

Is not an equally important question that of why Obammy chose the venue, and the location?

Look under the rug at this rascal.


42 posted on 09/03/2012 7:49:30 AM PDT by whistleduck
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To: TomGuy

IT’S THE ECONOMY, STUPID!!!!


And the crushing national debt, officially $16 Trillion. But in reality, many times more than than that. We’re in a heap of trouble.


43 posted on 09/03/2012 7:52:16 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: Son House

See he’s gone full commie in public. Not even remotely trying to hiding it anymore.

No doubt in my mind, he was SENT to destroy.

He is a sociopath through and through. His glibness is sickening.


44 posted on 09/03/2012 7:52:35 AM PDT by Smokeyblue
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To: comebacknewt

Be confident! Remember, Starve the Beast 2.0 is the next step if he gets a second term. He won’t be able to just keep spending with even less tax revenue collected, and the people living off government either will get a check that bounces, or the printing of more money to cover expenses will cause dramatic inflation. Win or lose, we have a plan to bring government spending to a halt.


45 posted on 09/03/2012 7:54:45 AM PDT by Son House (The Economic Boom Heard Around The World => TEA Party 2012)
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To: Son House

Where has socialism EVER worked, Obama?

Europe? LOLzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

Soviet Union? ROFL

China? LMAO

Cuba? Venezuela? N. Korea?

Name one, Obama.


46 posted on 09/03/2012 7:55:57 AM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Now a Chick-fil-A customer . . . God bless Dan Cathy)
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To: Son House

Blacks are going to vote for Obama regardless. But every time I see these white people behind Obama, nodding at his utterances and smiling beatifically as if they’re having a religious experience, I wonder what kind of mental illness has hold of them. I cannot understand it.


47 posted on 09/03/2012 7:55:57 AM PDT by CatherineofAragon (Don't be afraid to see what you see. (Ronald Reagan))
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To: Son House

Well, there it is.

Hussein has declared open war on our COnstitutional Republic.


48 posted on 09/03/2012 8:00:23 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Son House.

“You Didn’t Build That” Isn’t Going Away: It doesn’t matter what Obama meant. Here’s why.
Slate | August 30, 2012 | Rachael Larimore
Posted on 09/02/2012 7:40:21 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2925883/posts


49 posted on 09/03/2012 8:02:34 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Qbert
1% (manipulated) growth...Yes, massive government spending can be attributed to that so called 'growth', unquestioned by media...
50 posted on 09/03/2012 8:04:12 AM PDT by Son House (The Economic Boom Heard Around The World => TEA Party 2012)
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