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WATCH: Rubio Delivers Weekly GOP Address, Says Growing the Middle Class "Starts With Our People"

Dan_NV Wrote: Dec 08, 2012 2:43 PM
If you want to get a clear contrast as to which political party actually believes in American exceptionalism and which party sees Americans as a piggy bank, watch Rubio's address and then watch Obama's weekly address. Tell me which one addresses the plight of the people and which addresses our pocket books. http://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2012/12/08/obama_weekly_address_congress_must_extend_ middle_class_tax_cuts_ask_wealthy_to_pay_more.html

During this week’s GOP address, Florida Senator Marco Rubio essentially condensed what he said during his timely and moving remarks after receiving the Jack Kemp Foundation’s Leadership Award last Tuesday night. In short, he explained -- in less than five minutes -- that the greatest challenge we face as a nation is that too many Americans are unable to rise out of poverty (or the circumstances of their birth) into the middle class. The reason, he says, is twofold: “[1] because our economy is not creating enough [middle class] jobs and [2] because too many of our people don’t...