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Obama Needs a Family Plan

Hard Thought Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 2:48 AM
First of all it is "Arebeit Macht Frei". If you are going to quote Nazi's, get it right. Second. What gives anyone that doesn't contribute a right to voice their opinion on how other people's money is spent? Do I have a right to tell you how to spend your money or where? People that stand to suffer the consequences of fools in office have more incentive than people that want programs to continue to their benefit. Romney won every state requiring photo voter ID, all but four of the states requiring paper ID, i.e. utility bill and none of the states that have no voter ID requirements. Tell you anything, yet?

President Obama has several stated ambitions for his presidency. He wants it to be "transformative." He wants to unite Americans of all parties. He wants to build an economy from the middle class out (whatever that means), and he wants to help what you might call the domestic refugees of America's economic transformation.

Given the principled disagreements dividing left and right in America, it's hard to see how he can accomplish these goals when it comes to conventional economic policy.

But there is one area where Obama could be transformative and bipartisan while helping both the middle class and...