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Charles Krauthammer: Obama
Just Declared That The Era Of
‘Big Government Is Back’
And ‘Reaganism’ Is Dead

Mediaite, by Andrew Kirell

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Posted By:JoniTx, 1/21/2013 3:01:23 PM

Following President Obama’s second inaugural address, Fox News analyst Charles Krauthammer called the speech an “amazing” one which rebuked the limited government beliefs of the Reagan era and served as the president’s “ode to big government.” “I thought it was an amazing speech, and historically very important,” Krauthammer began. “This this was really Obama unbound. And I think what’s most interesting is that Obama basically is declaring the end of Reaganism in this speech.” During his 1981 inaugural speech, President Ronald Reagan famously declared that government is not the solution to our problems; government is the problem. “


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Reply 1 - Posted by: bluefindad, 1/21/2013 3:04:26 PM     (No. 9130520)

"I´ll be more flexible after the election."

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Reply 2 - Posted by: JoeUser, 1/21/2013 3:09:52 PM     (No. 9130533)

Sometimes Krauthammer gets it right. This is one of them.

After reading the text of the speech earlier, I can agree with Charles´ analysis. Listening is one thing, but reading the text is fairly illuminating and revealing.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Alpha91c, 1/21/2013 3:16:17 PM     (No. 9130549)

Thanks, to Obama, we are on the eve of not just big government, but total in your face centralized government.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: pineledger, 1/21/2013 3:17:32 PM     (No. 9130553)

But Dr., what about the chaotic thinking behind the way The Won careened from subject to subject? It was practically manic.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Jethro bo, 1/21/2013 3:17:40 PM     (No. 9130554)

Well, the FBI would call his first term a clue. Of course its a call to unlimited socialism/fascism. What else does he care about?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: weirdone, 1/21/2013 3:17:48 PM     (No. 9130555)

I Must repeat!!!

Crappy days are here to stay
Obama has not gone away
The parasites have won the day
Crappy days are here again

Socialism’s on the rise
Though built upon a pack of lies
It’s Communism in disguise
Crappy days are here again

Crappy days are here again
Let’s double down on debt again
We’ll spend that gold at rainbow’s end
Crappy days are here again

Crappy days are here again
You may find a job by decades end
If not we’ll just have to pretend
Crappy days are here again

Altogether shout it now
There’s no one
Who can doubt it now
We’ve sold our soul to China now
Crappy days are here again.

Cares and troubles here to stay
And they’ll grow from day to day
But be of cheer the “rich” will pay
Crappy days are here again

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Italiano, 1/21/2013 3:19:41 PM     (No. 9130562)

We´ll see what the future holds. The best laid plans...

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Reply 8 - Posted by: oh-heck, 1/21/2013 3:24:29 PM     (No. 9130574)

I read the transcript of the speech before reading any analysis. I think Charles is spot on. The line that caught my attention was about half way through. "For we, the people, understand that our country cannot succeed when a shrinking few do very well and a growing many barely make it." This is precisely what this country will be after another 4 years of Obama. The middle class is collapsing leaving only the wealthy (with connections) and the masses. Just like all the other socialist states.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino, 1/21/2013 3:33:11 PM     (No. 9130602)

Well DUH, Krauty - - tell us something we all didn´t know four years ago.

Does Krauty actually get paid to play this role of Capt. Obvious? What a loser!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: TXknitter, 1/21/2013 4:35:33 PM     (No. 9130751)

I like Charles. I admire his intellect as much or more than anyone. However, do find it funny that K finally gets what many "conservatives" said a few YEARS AGO and were sneered at, denigrated and declared "not ready for prime time." May I join #9 in saying, "DUH, Charles, in fact, DOUBLE-DUH!!"

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Reply 11 - Posted by: vesicant, 1/21/2013 4:44:03 PM     (No. 9130777)

Obama unbound? Oh, please. scumbama didn´t bring fire to mankind, and he doesn´t have any forethought (that´s what Prometheus means) at all.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: hamrman, 1/21/2013 10:28:44 PM     (No. 9131359)

Reagan might be physically dead, but Reaganism like Christianity will not be stamped out by a despot like this...

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