Mr. President, it's time to face the music and help America to do the same. This Wednesday evening, you will give your State of the Union speech. And millions upon millions of us are wondering whether you will sugarcoat the truth again -- whether you will pad your performance over this past year or confess that the plans and path Washington is taking are plummeting our country deeper into the abyss.
If you convey the real status of the union, then you must confess that we are truly no better off (and much worse off in many respects) than we were when you first took seat in the Oval Office.
>About this I'll give you credit: You have indeed fulfilled your promise to "fundamentally transform the United States of America." And you've done so in record-breaking speed -- one year, to be exact.
You've increased the national debt by a first-year record - by $1.6 trillion, to more than $12 trillion total - with 2010 White House end-of-fiscal-year projections topping $14 trillion and end-of-decade projections topping $24.5 trillion -- even exceeding the gross domestic product projection for 2019 of $22.8 trillion.
You've compromised America's sovereignty by advocating global governance (through the U.N.'s and individual countries' concessions, your willingness to ratify overreaching Copenhagen conference treaties, Interpol immunities, etc.) and literally selling America via the increase of our international indebtedness to $3.5 trillion -- $800 billion in U.S. government securities to China, followed by Japan with $731 billion and including smaller nations, such as Ireland, Luxembourg, Singapore and Taiwan.
Despite your promise to cap unemployment at 8 percent by borrowing and bailouts costing taxpayers trillions of dollars, it has climbed to 10.2 percent and shows no sign of decreasing. And a record 14 percent of homeowners are either in foreclosure or behind by at least one mortgage payment.
You are going around the back door to provide illegals with universal health care by seeking their amnesty. Amnesty not only would make Americans pay for another 14 million people's government health care but also would reduce the number of jobs available to the unemployed by adding more to the legal work force and simultaneously would slow down the rate that the unemployed were re-employed.