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Obama's No-Growth State of the Union

loadstar Wrote: Feb 16, 2013 1:25 PM
signs of narcissism-- Haughty body language Bragging (subtly but persistently) and exaggerating achievements Hypersensitivity to any insults or imagined insults (FOX News, Rush) Flattery towards people who admire and affirm them Claiming to be an "expert" at many things (faux law professor, constitutional scholar) Inability to view the world from the perspective of other people Denial of remorse and gratitude Hmmm...

By far the best line from this week's dueling State of the Union messages came from Florida Sen. Marco Rubio. Nice and simple, and right to the point:

"Presidents in both parties -- from John F. Kennedy to Ronald Reagan -- have known that our free-enterprise economy is the source of our middle-class prosperity."

That's a brilliant summary of pro-growth policies, on the supply-side and in a free-market context.

Kennedy slashed tax rates and held down the budget. So did Ronald Reagan, who borrowed Kennedy's ideas: smaller government, lower tax-rate incentives and a thriving middle class, where the economic pie grows ever larger....