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Obama a better president
of the future

Orange County Register [CA], by Mark Steyn

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Posted By:supersid, 9/28/2012 6:09:21 PM

One of the reasons why Barack Obama is regarded as the greatest orator of our age is that he's always banging on about some other age yet to come – e.g., the Future! A future of whose contours he is remarkably certain and boundlessly confident: The future will belong to nations that invest in education because the children are our future, but the future will not belong to nations that do not invest in green energy projects because solar-powered prompters are our future, and, most of all,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Cat Ballou, 9/28/2012 6:26:42 PM     (No. 8896999)

Not unless he changes what he is trying to accomplish.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: lakerman1, 9/28/2012 6:36:32 PM     (No. 8897017)

Back when I was a professor, I sat on an ROTC scholarship board at my univeristy. And we met, a 6 member board (I was the only civilian member) to interview and vote on scholarships for mostly college freshen applicants.
Some of the applicants were good students, dean's list, focused on what they wanted to achieve.
A few of them were D or C students, and they were full of expectations about how well they would do during their sophomore years of study.
And I had to explain to those poor students, that their goals about grade point average were merely wishful thinking, and impossible to achieve. They were delayed adolescents.
I view the promises of barack the same way. He is peter pan, flitting around, and has never really grown up.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: lanczos, 9/28/2012 7:01:36 PM     (No. 8897056)

Mein Gott In Himmel!

I received two (2) Mitt Romney solicitations today. I will print this article (1-page, double-sided), and mail it back in the postage-paid envelopes. If ANYONE in the Squish campaign accidentally reads either one, and accidentally passes it on to Squish, then it will have been 1,000,000,000 times more valuable than any $$$-amount that I could possibly donate.

However, I expect that, when the envelopes do not contain checks, they will be thrown straightway into the trash; Squish will continue his stupid, "He's Just In Over His Head." campaign. Well, I tried...



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Reply 4 - Posted by: Kurto, 9/28/2012 7:05:06 PM     (No. 8897057)

Future Americans will have to pay for all of the idiotic policy failures of 0 & Co. It will like looking back on the purchase of a Pet Rock with a $20 trillion price tag, but nobody will have fond memories.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: synchronicity, 9/28/2012 7:05:21 PM     (No. 8897058)

I'm having a real tough time trying to figure out how the future of Obamlam is any different from that of Islam - conversion to the true belief system or pay higher taxes or death (in spirit first, followed by death panels later).

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Reply 6 - Posted by: VAPMAN, 9/28/2012 7:20:58 PM     (No. 8897079)

Back to the future...depression 1929 again. Thanks Obama and democrats.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Teleologicus, 9/28/2012 7:49:45 PM     (No. 8897121)

The utopian aim of Leftist fantasy ideology makes it a secular religion for which posterity becomes the kingdom of heaven. The present is a means to an end -salvation for posterity and "the future." All of the wickedness of utopian schemes derives from their devaluation of the present and the people actually living it it. Nazis, Communists, Islamists and other dogmatic fanatics share this quality with Leftism. All are prepared to use existing individuals in any way necessary to accomplish their utopian agendas.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Japanorama, 9/28/2012 8:02:09 PM     (No. 8897143)

Perhaps in a septillion years.
Perhaps.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Hazymac, 9/28/2012 8:27:11 PM     (No. 8897177)

Steyn's words have the greatest power-to-weight ratio in the punditocracy. Let us pray that his worst nightmares (and ours) don't come true. But even apart from the good sense at his ideological core, his words are mango chutney.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Robinsolana, 9/28/2012 8:28:08 PM     (No. 8897180)

Mark Steyn is our gift from Canada, funny accent and all.
But, brilliant.

Yes, Obama lives in the splendid Marxist future, above it all.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: rpool, 9/28/2012 9:31:58 PM     (No. 8897289)

The best Steyn article I have read, and he has done a host od great ones. Try to argue against this one.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: country boy, 9/29/2012 3:36:15 AM     (No. 8897721)

Must Read!

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Reply 13 - Posted by: MickTurn, 9/29/2012 10:50:00 AM     (No. 8898207)

Oh, when we're all Mooslime Communists?

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