BLA_BLA-BLA, lots of talk.
He doesnt plan on getting any of this stufff passed this session.
Those traveling to see this speech are fools.
Right now it is Saul D. Alinsky vs. Lao-Tzu
Demogoguery vs. Tactical warfare
Both are applicable in today’s politics
Rehash of the same bs that didn’t work in his first term, only the sheep will believe this.
He ought to quit saying “we” as if he speaks for all of us.
Lincoln's Second Inaugural wasn't until 1865 and his address contained no such promise. It did, however, say:
"With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation's wounds, to care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow and his orphan, to do all which may achieve and cherish a just and lasting peace among ourselves and with all nations."
Further, if the author is comparing Baraq I to Lincoln, he might have also noted this passage from Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address:
"It may seem strange that any men should dare to ask a just God's assistance in wringing their bread from the sweat of other men's faces, but let us judge not, that we be not judged.
Barak I might do well to note those words. Though spoken in the context of slavery, the unfair redistribution of honest gains from one person to another seems to once again be in style.
His preoccupation with race still comes through.
Not even close.
It only shows you the meaningless of political declarations. “The era of big government is over” proclaimed Bubba Clinton. Didn’t “over” mean over forever? Apparently not.
Is this satire?
Or am I living in the Twilight Zone?
Or does the POTUS really believe this dribble?
How about a new slogan Obambi:
“The US Govt. Now almost 30% efficient!”
It is my firm and unwaverinng belief that the Private Sector could do what the US government does for 70% less money.
Well, we are not going to do these things together - other than by the actions of an increasingly coercive and confiscatory government. Obama’s worshipers will love it however - until the money runs out and then they will wonder what happened. Meanwhile, Obama will have stepped off the sinking ship to some loftlyinternational perch where he can look down on the flaming wreckage he has wrought.
Obama’s agenda is DOA in the House. The Democratic Senate can pass all the bills they want. Which will end up in a political graveyard.
Which suits me just fine. Republicans should not make his job easier over the next four years.
Treat him exactly the same way he is treating us. Let’s see if he can dish it out and can take it.
He sounds like a member of the GOPe.
Subsuming the individual to the collective.
Here are excerpts from Abraham Lincoln's Speech at Sanitary Fair, Baltimore, Md.--words which illustrate the point:
"The world has never had a good definition of the word liberty, and the American people, just now, are much in want of one. We all declare for liberty; but in using the same word we do not all mean the same thing. With some the word liberty may mean for each man to do as he pleases with himself, and the product of his labor; while with others the same word may mean for some men to do as they please with other men, and the product of other men's labor. Here are two, not only different, but incompatable things, called by the same name---liberty. And it follows that each of the things is, by the respective parties, called by two different and incompatable (sic) names---liberty and tyranny.
"The shepherd drives the wolf from the sheep's throat, for which the sheep thanks the shepherd as a liberator, while the wolf denounces him for the same act as the destroyer of liberty, especially as the sheep was a black one. Plainly the sheep and the wolf are not agreed upon a definition of the word liberty; and precisely the same difference prevails to-day among us human creatures. . . ."
So, he thinks the constitution says “life, liberty and guaranteed happiness”.
Yes, we are at war.