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Obama's Rhetoric

mreddoch Wrote: Jul 25, 2012 1:24 PM
What ever happened to failure? The businesses you speak of should have gone through bankrupt chapter 7,11,13 and would have been fine. But no, that was not the case. They were bailed out by successful business/taxpayers and have yet to repay the loans contrary to what the mainstream media has inundated the public with. As for the federal reserve, it was not in the constitution and was created by who? Democrats in congress. We should buy what we can afford and leave it at that. Not print money whenever our congress feels the need. It not only deflates our currency but depletes our security as a nation as well!!
Barack Obama's great rhetorical gifts include the ability to make the absurd sound not only plausible, but inspiring and profound.

His latest verbal triumph was to say on July 13th, "if you've been successful, you didn't get there on your own." As an example, "Somebody invested in roads and bridges. If you've got a business -- you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen."

Let's stop and think, even though the whole purpose of much political rhetoric is to keep us from thinking, and stir our emotions instead.

Even if we were to assume, just for the sake of argument, that 90 percent...