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In Washington, The Goal Is Control Of Private Wealth

gf3 Wrote: Dec 16, 2012 9:36 AM
America is the frog that has been slowly boiled. It's already dead, and does not know it.
Robert 206 Wrote: Dec 16, 2012 9:52 AM
I think there is still time to react and heal our country. The bottom line is that we--meaning the voters and especially the media--have to start treating this president like any other president and not treat him as a "special child" who needs lots of support and love because he comes from a class "disadvantaged by white people!" Too many people have silently resolved to a policy of condescension for a man who obviously wants to take us where a majority do not want to go, which almost assuredly will lead to a disastrous economy and a broken country!

Are the President and the Congress trying to send our economy in to a recession?

They’re probably not trying to, no. But with the current governing philosophy in Washington, a recession has become an acceptable means to a necessary end. And the intended “end” doesn’t necessarily entail economic growth and prosperity.

That sounds harsh, I know. But think it through with me. Because as the nation’s media has been obsessed about the “fiscal cliff” and whether or not the President and congressional Republicans will work out an agreement to forestall it, insufficient attention has been paid to how the President and...