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53% Say the Federal Government Threatens their “Rights and Freedoms”

SMyles Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 3:04 PM
" But now it’s up to conservative Republicans to harness that message by reaching out" This is sooo much blather. The message is hollow Dan. It means nothing because we know THEY don't mean it. Man, this gets frustrating. WAKE UP DAN! Again I offer Ralph Waldo Emerson "What you are speaks so loud, I can't hear what you say" or something like that.

The president’s second inaugural address was what Charles Krauthammer and Charles R. Kessler, respectively, called an “ode to big government” and a “[reinterpretation of] American principles.” It was, in many ways, unapologetic and decidedly to the left of any inaugural oration delivered in modern American history -- and a far cry from the Lincolnian ideal. Ironically, however, while the American public evidently endorsed the status quo (i.e., trillion dollar plus-deficits, more bureaucracy, and bigger government) by re-electing the president, more Americans than ever believe that the federal government threatens their “