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Obama Needs a Family Plan

Original Saepe__Expertus Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 3:34 PM
Jonah Goldberg WROTE: "...nobody to discipline you in the way that baseball demands." AND...that LACK of discipline, (which in many circles has become a dirty word bringing to mind parents that beat and abuse their children under the banner of 'discipline') a contributing factor to what we see in society at large, among the group of people who are of the age of the OWS crowd...a distinct lack of self-confidence and inner drive...leading to absurd demands that someone take care of them...."someone need s to DO something!" mentality. Forty years of 'The Great Society' have left their mark. It may not be indelible, but it certainly is pervasive. NOTE TO TROLLS: For reading comprehension, LOOK UP those funny words you do not know.

President Obama has several stated ambitions for his presidency. He wants it to be "transformative." He wants to unite Americans of all parties. He wants to build an economy from the middle class out (whatever that means), and he wants to help what you might call the domestic refugees of America's economic transformation.

Given the principled disagreements dividing left and right in America, it's hard to see how he can accomplish these goals when it comes to conventional economic policy.

But there is one area where Obama could be transformative and bipartisan while helping both the middle class and...