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The Speech President Obama Should Give

TX Yankee Wrote: Jan 18, 2013 9:09 AM
Are you nuts, Linda? His speech will be demonization of Republicans, Conservatives, NRA members, and the rich. What the heck - I could write it myself.

President Obama's second inaugural address will be full of lofty sentiments and promises to move us forward. But I'd like to suggest that instead of eloquent and uplifting rhetoric, the president do something unexpected and brave. What if he actually spoke frankly to the American people about the sacrifices that are needed from all of us if we are to secure our future and salvage our character?

During the presidential campaign, the president said a lot about the need for the wealthy among us to pay their "fair share" in taxes. Bolstered by his electoral victory, he was able to win...