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The Big, Big Government Push

Pistol Wrote: Feb 23, 2013 8:07 AM
The politicians who run the Dem Party are not stupid. They are charlatans getting rich by pandering to supporters who ARE stupid. Barryvoters think gov't is the answer to their problems. But the current gov't course of borrowing and kicking the can down the road is not sustainable. When things collapse, it is the folks who think gov't is omnipotent who will blame gov't for the mess. It is the folks with little to lose, and wanting someone or something to blame who will take to the streets. I would not want to be invested in a company that sells fire insurance to big city commercial real estate.
SpaceVegetable Wrote: Feb 23, 2013 4:02 PM
Yup. Meanwhile, those of us with common sense have learned to stand on our own and take care of ourselves. Of course, we'll end up as targets of those who depend on the government when they don't get all their free handouts. Prepare but don't advertise it or you'll end up a target during the next disaster.

Call it over-reach, hubris, arrogance; call it what you will, but for all practical purposes Obama’s presidency and experimentation in transformative politics is over.

Oh sure; we’ll have four more years of strident rhetoric, of evasions, of ruses and stratagems.

Obama’s nothing if not persistent.  He wants to be the guy who transformed America -in fact, moved it on the path toward the socialist, state-sponsored model of Europe.  He might even be the guy who recognizes that only under a “dictatorship of the proletariat” or some modern version of it, will African-Americans enjoy anything like real power as...