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2012: When Dreams Died

KYoung43 Wrote: Dec 27, 2012 9:35 AM
If we were good at learning lessons from history, Obama would have been laughed out of the room where he went to apply to run for president because he offered no resume of accomplishment and did not submit the proper paperwork--aka a birth certificate; Keynesian economics would be taught in classrooms as the failure it has ALWAYS been. The War on Poverty and other Liberal programs from LBJ and Carter would be shown to be abject FAILURES, and we would have a center-right leader and fewer power-mad Marxists in charge. No voter with a brain would give the keys to the Democrat Progressive monsters.

The year 2012 saw the triumph of cold reality over pie-in-the-sky dreams.

Barack Obama in 2008 won an election on an upbeat message of change in the hope that the first black president would mark a redemptive moment in American history. Four years later, the fantasies are gone. In continuing dismal economic times, Obama ran for re-election neither on his first-term achievements -- Obamacare, bailouts, financial stimuli and Keynesian mega-deficits -- nor on more utopian promises.

Instead, Obama's campaign systematically reduced his rival, Wall Street financier Mitt Romney, to a conniving, felonious financial pirate who did dastardly things, from letting the...