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For Obama, Politics Always Trumps Governing

Francis97 Wrote: Mar 04, 2013 6:40 AM
The cynical among us (me) may think that support for universal preschool is simply advocating for "free" daycare.
anderson659 Wrote: Mar 04, 2013 6:46 AM
Francis:

Agreed

It really makes no difference by the time the kids get to the 4th or 5th grade. Several studies have shown that.
Seawolf Wrote: Mar 04, 2013 7:32 AM
I ask just why WE the taxpayers should be paying people to read to other people's children in the first place? Are the parent[s], assuming there are 2, too stupid to do that or just too lazy? Is it REALLY about kids since the stats now show it''s worthless OR is it and has it always been about creating jobs for people who couldn't get work in legitimate companies? More gov't BS to take from one group and give to another. obama can't find the money to refuel the USS Lincoln or to deploy the Truman, but Kerry just gave Egypt 250 million bucks and obam handed out 2 billion in "free" cell phones, bought BTW from a campaign donor.

Do we have a president or a perpetual candidate? It's not an entirely unfair question.

Even as Barack Obama was warning of the dreadful consequences of the budget sequester looming on March 1, he spent days away from Washington, apparently out of touch with Democratic as well as Republican congressional leaders.

In the meantime, Obama fans were lobbing verbal grenades at none other than The Washington Post's Bob Woodward.

His offense: He's continuing to make it clear, as he did in his book "The Price of Politics," that it was Obama's then-chief of staff and now Treasury Secretary Jack Lew who first proposed the...