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Video: RNC Blasts Obama Over Familiar "Dime" Deficit Pledge

nwilliamson-tokarz Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 2:04 PM
That's right. Our country depends on a virtuous,informed, self-sufficient people to survive.... The president is a socialist who hates America and everything it stands for. The congress/senate do not represent the people, or what's left of us. We are being taken over by a corrupt government and lazy, uninformed, entitled people.

In my recap of the big speech last night, I addressed President Obama's dubious assertion that his raft of proposed new spending (another stimulus, free pre-school for everyone, sundry "investments," etc.) won't increase the deficit "by a single dime:"

This turn of phrase is a major red flag. After all, this president pledged to halve the deficit by the end of his first term and failed spectacularly. He also employed nearly this precise formulation while pitching Obamacare, all the way down to the "dime" verbiage. With that program's...