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Obama Ad: Hey, Here Are Some 'New' Promises I Didn't Keep Last Time I Made Them

Robin311 Wrote: Sep 27, 2012 9:25 PM
"New economic patriotism"....that's an interesting way of expressing it. What he wants to do is to take over the manufacturing industry and turn it into a modern day WPA. Government will mandate which products can and can not be sold, and "patriotic" Americans, out of their deep abiding respect and loyalty to our beneficent and generous government, will purchase those government-approved products.
Duke Nuk'em Wrote: Sep 27, 2012 9:39 PM
Jingoism is all the mullah obama has!
Robin311 Wrote: Sep 27, 2012 9:26 PM
“Increasing energy independence” will be accomplished via reduction of consumption, which will put a lot of business operations back down to a local level, thereby reducing the influence of the evil rich people.
Robin311 Wrote: Sep 27, 2012 9:26 PM
“New Investments” and “balanced approach” means he’s going to raise taxes to generate the funds needs for state-managed capitalism endeavors.

It's all about "the government's money".
wpeeters Wrote: Sep 28, 2012 5:15 AM
His idea of “Increasing energy independence” is we should all park our cars and take a bike to work.
While he is cranking up mileage on Air Force One like no president has done before.I wished he hadn't cut the Space Shuttle program, I'd like to shoot him to the moon never to return.

As the economy teeters on the brink, President Obama has released a new, two-minute television ad, urging voters to basically ignore the news and focus on his words:


This spot has a "closing argument" feel to it, even though it's not even October yet.  In it, he makes four "new" promises, all of which we've heard before:

(1) His "plan" is to...