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The President's Alternate Universe

john3124 Wrote: Nov 05, 2012 8:48 PM
What will happen? 1) You are just literally lying that he's going to get rid of all those items. If you honestly believe it, you're misinformed. 2) If you think those things are solvent and still viable; you're really misinformed. 3) I realize that any meaningful debate with you about the division of labor between the state and fed and individual is pointless; nuances aren't your thing. Best to just point fingers at the people trying to save your failed programs. With the exception of FEMA and deposit insurance, your list is a Progressive list of failure... as if there could be any other kind.

Remember when Republicans pounced on President Obama's July remark that his economic planned "worked"?  Democrats went ballistic, accusing conservatives of taking the president's words "out of context."  He was referring to President Clinton's tax policies, you see, not his programs, per se.  That was the argument, which I contended was a tacit admission that his plans hadn't worked.  Well, guess what The One had to say in Wisconsin just today?

We tried our ideas. They worked. The economy grew. We created jobs. Deficits went down. We tried their ideas. They didn't work. The economy...