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No Matter How Hard He Tries, Obama Will Never Be as Bad as FDR

kgrammer Wrote: Oct 13, 2012 9:29 AM
FDR used the radio the way Obama uses the teleprompter. FDR had a second-class intellect but a first-class temperament. For Obama it's the other way around. FDR successfully sold the New Deal to the American public. By 1939, Treasury Sec. Henry Morgenthau would testify that the New Deal was a failure, unemployment was at the same level as in 1933 (17.5 percent), and the government was deeper in debt. The New Deal in fact re-ignited the Depression in 1937/8. Listening to FDR's speeches, one can hear the demagoguing of business that Obama uses. Even so, the industrialist Henry Kaiser would answer FDR's call to re-arm for impending war. WWII hid FDR's New Deal mistakes. What must it take to hide Obama's? WWIII? Or a new president?
E1776 Wrote: Oct 13, 2012 11:55 AM
I agree with everything except one point. Obama has a third class intellect and a third class temperament. He refuses to reveal his records, his editing the law review was a sham and he has shown no grasp of policies and articulating them (as witnessed in the debate) despite nearly four years to learn.
InAmericaSince1627 Wrote: Oct 13, 2012 12:17 PM

I’ve explained on many occasions that Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal was bad news for the economy. And the same can be said of Herbert Hoover’s policies, since he also expanded the burden of federal spending, raised tax rates, and increased government intervention.

So when I was specifically asked to take part in a symposium on Barack Obama, Franklin Roosevelt, and the New Deal, I quickly said yes.

I was asked to respond to this...

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