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Fiscal Cliff Notes: Part II

Lighthouse52 Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 8:20 AM
Thomas Sowell's insights are remarkable. I have been predisposed to trust our Presidents but I am not gullible. When the President followed Bill Clinton on the stump in a speech shortly before the election, he told the people: "Trust me. I won't fail you." He seemed very sincere. I wish I could trust him. Maybe he believes he is doing the right thing. But his policies are the wrong Rx for the economy and for the American people. Big governments don't work well. Bigger governments generate even more problems. The solutions that are most effective are at the lowest levels of government, closest to home. Many are to be found in the family or the extended family. Governments need to support families and protect their freedoms
Sean245 Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 8:36 AM
You can trust the President, he has been good to his word. In speech after speech going back to the 2008 Democrat convention he has clearly laid out his intention to destroy America and the free enterprise system. He has talked about class warfare, increasing energy costs, social justice (a euphemism for racial preference), world governance, increased government spending, more regulation, increased bureaucratic control over our lives and single payer government health care. He has been very clear and pretty successful in bringing about the destruction he promised.

Editor's Note: This column is part II in a series. Part I can be found here.

One of the big advantages that President Obama has, as he plays "chicken" with the Congressional Republicans along the "fiscal cliff," is that Obama is a master of the plausible lie, which will never be exposed by the mainstream media-- nor, apparently, by the Republicans.

A key lie that has been repeated over and over, largely unanswered, is that President Bush's "tax cuts for the rich" cost the government so much lost tax revenue that this added to the budget deficit-- so...