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The Real State of the Union
FrontPage Magazine, by Tom Blumer

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Posted By:smcchk, 2/19/2013 11:08:05 PM

In his State of the Union speech on February 12, President Barack Obama failed to note that this nation’s 16th President, Abraham Lincoln, was born on the same date 204 years earlier. Perhaps that’s because it was Lincoln who said: “Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.” Obama removed all doubt about his foolishness — at least in his public statements, though possibly not in regards to his and fellow progressives’ larger agenda — when he told the assembled senators and congressmen that, concerning the state of the economy,

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It´s amazing how many people refuse to accept the truth.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Grant Hodges, 2/19/2013 11:21:27 PM     (No. 9185953)

Stinky the Gunrunner will borrow money to keep things afloat till he is out of office; a republican dope will be elected and promptly blamed for the terrible situation that will be discovered shortly after his inauguration, with 4 years of vicious recriminations and attacks from the media as a daily diet.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: grounded, 2/20/2013 12:13:56 AM     (No. 9185995)

At some point, investors are going to balk at loaning money to the government and realizing next to nothing returns, and interest rates are going to rise to their historic level if not even go higher. When that happens debt service, Social Security, MediCare and the military will consume the entire Federal Budget. All the rest of the shiny toys that the dims have dangled in front of the Takers are going out of the game. I just hope it happens before the Won leaves office so that his successor doesn´t get stuck with the s**t sandwich. Unless that successor happens to be (HORROR OF HORRORS) another dim. The "economy I inherited" meme will be a little old by then.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Spidey, 2/20/2013 3:41:27 AM     (No. 9186060)

Obama was at it again yesterday spewing a laundry list of lies concerning the sequester.The $85 billion in cuts will shut the entire government down for all intents ad purposes,unless republican go along with another tax increase.What´s worse is Obama blames corporate loopholes for the revenue shortage while his biggest donors are the ones exploiting the loopholes.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: EnsignO´Toole, 2/20/2013 8:06:55 AM     (No. 9186320)

Joe Biden´s comment about Republicans was prescient: "They’re going to put y’all back in chains."
He accidentally let the "cat out of the bag". It was what Obama planned, but it was more fun to blame Republicans, since they never dispute anything the Bamster says. At least they don´t make a big deal out of his lies.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: MattMusson, 2/20/2013 8:43:00 AM     (No. 9186391)

We are already in a Recession. This was the worst start to February sales for WalMart since the meltdown.

The ObamaCare cutbacks will hit in the Spring. And fulltime service jobs will take a huge hit - though part-time job hiring will swell and actually LOWER the Unemployment rate.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Getagrip19, 2/20/2013 10:31:59 AM     (No. 9186654)

The Obama presidency has been an unmitigated disaster from day one.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: rockytop, 2/20/2013 4:04:38 PM     (No. 9187346)

I say let the Feds suffer the same hardships we all have experienced over the last 4.5 years. Layoffs, furloughs, pay cuts.
All of them!


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