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Enemies of the People

Lodgemom Wrote: Apr 12, 2012 10:43 PM
I bet that what you know about history compared to what VDH knows about history is like a thimble next to a bathtub. You're the thimble by the way.... He is one of the most logical columnists out there. You just don't like what he's saying...

In 2008, a mostly unknown Barack Obama ran for president on an inclusive agenda of "hope and change." That upbeat message was supposed to translate into millions of green jobs, fiscal sobriety, universal health care, a resetting of Bush foreign policy, and racial unity.

Four years later, none of those promises will be themes of his 2012 re-election campaign. Gas has more than doubled in price. Billions of dollars have been wasted in insider and subsidized wind and solar projects that have produced little green energy.

Unemployment rates above 8 percent appear the new norm, when 5 percent in the past...