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

Fiveseven Wrote: Dec 08, 2012 3:02 PM
The Republicans absolutely need to hammer this point starting yesterday. Over the last 20 years we've had 12 years of Democrats in the White House and Democratic control of Congress for much of that, and the middle class is more pinched than it's ever been.
upwithRomney Wrote: Dec 08, 2012 4:32 PM
You are right. And, the rich are far richer. Was Bush trying to protect the middle class with those stupid wars that were never paid for? Was not the Part D entitlement that Bush pushed not a gift to the pharmacetical giants? Did the tax cuts generate more revenue? Really? We are being played by both. I wont support the Dems but neither will I support anymore the GOP.

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...