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Obama vs. America's Fiscal Health

GeoInSD Wrote: Dec 28, 2012 9:12 PM
I believe he does understand exactly what he is doing. He is hell bent on fundamentally transforming America, as he has previously stated. When challenged with historical experience that raising the capital gains tax rate results in lower actual revenue, he said that is fine because a higher cap gains tax is "more fair". This all isn't about doing what is MEASURABLY and OBJECTIVELY best for the country, but rather the ways things should be in HIS arbitrary judgement. That doesn't sound any different from the principles by which Mao Ze Dong ruled China.
The reason President Obama and Republicans can't come to an agreement on the fiscal cliff negotiations is that they don't share the same goals. This is also the key to understanding why President Obama appears far less worried about going over the cliff.

Republicans are focused on restoring the nation's financial health by promoting economic growth and reducing our horrendous deficits and debt. President Obama's primary aim is to complete his project of fundamentally transforming America.

I ask you loyal Democrats to please consider these things. Obama has demonstrated almost no concern for our crushing debt or deficits -- at least not since...