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Obama's Message Has Nothing to Do with Fairness or Recovery

Blue Pill Wrote: Apr 13, 2012 3:54 PM
Obama's entire campaign message: "It's not fair that some people are really successful, like me! So for the sake of fairness, those people have to give more of their money...to me!"
Joe1947 Wrote: Apr 15, 2012 12:56 AM
I would take Emperor Palpatine seriously if he said the following: "I am a millionaire several times over. I believe a family of four can live quite nicely on a million dollars, particularly when they're living in public housing and eating at the public trough (though it will mean no more $50K underwear shopping-sprees, or quick trips to Martha's Vinyard). I will therefore give everything I have over a million dollars to the US Treasury. Further, I will accept for my service as President only a dollar a year. Any money that my wife and I make beyond that dollar a year, from books, speeches and otherwise, I will keep, only up to the amount necessary for my family to have $1 million in the bank at all times. I will put no money offshore,...
Joe1947 Wrote: Apr 15, 2012 12:57 AM
nor will I had any assets, in any way whatever. At no time will my personal or family assets be over $1 million. The rest will *ALL* go to the US Treasury."
Joe1947 Wrote: Apr 15, 2012 12:58 AM
Ooops, "hide", not "had". Sorry.

You have got to give credit where credit is due. 

President Obama has laid out the core message of his reelection campaign.  It is a message whose claims are blatantly false and whose point is irrelevant to what is of greatest concern to Americans today.

Yet despite this, there is no evidence so far that his strategy and messaging is not working and won’t be successful.

In his speech at Florida Atlantic University last Tuesday, the President defined what he called “…the defining issue of our time.”

And this defining issue, per the president, appears to...