"In this zero-sum universe there is only so much happiness. The idea is that if we wipe the smile off the faces of people with prosperous businesses and successful careers, that will make the rest of us grin.
Mr. President, your entire campaign platform was redistribution. Take from the rich and give to the . . . Well, actually, you didn't mention the poor. What you talked and talked about was the middle class, something most well-off Americans consider themselves to be members of. So your plan is to take from the more rich and the more or less rich and give to the less rich, more or less. It is as if Robin Hood stole treasure from the Sheriff of Nottingham and bestowed it on the Deputy Sheriff."
This sums up the economic IQ of Obama supporters. Add to this the influence of NPR-listening pseudointellectuals in the social sphere and a little union thuggishness for muschles and you have the coalition that is now ruling the U.S.
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We may soon see how much of a "statist nightmare" they've brought us John. The market is off again for the 4th straight day. "The Hammmer" said last evening that this was "all part of the Obama plan". I believe him!
E.G. WORLD NEWS > [Japan Times] TIME FOR JAPAN TOLET GO OF THE STATUS QUO, US LEADERSHIP EXPERT COUNSELS.
Dean Williams, Leadership lecturer + Public Policy Director of Harvard University's JFK School of Govt.
ARTIC > WILLIAMS = As "LEADERS", POLITICIANS NEED TO [Re-]LEARN TO DISAPPOINT PEOPLE, INTEAD OF TRYING TO CONSTANTLY PLEASE THEM, i.e. that its impossible to give them everything they want all the time.
As I like to say, "SMART" POLITICS IS NOT NECESSARILY OR ALWAYS "GOOD/PROPER" LEADERSHIP - UNDER THE RIGHT CIRCUMSTANCES, IT CAN BE DOWNRIGHT DANGEROUS TO ALL PARTIES.
So now we have the "fiscal cliff" where the only real GOP-DEM Plan is to increase the PorkZilla Spending the got us to the "fiscal cliff" in the first place, where Aunt Nancy - surprise, surprise - says to give the Bammer "UNLIMITED DEBT/SPENDING AUTHORITY".
Good for the OWG NAU + Trans + OWG + "post-US" wannabe Rising China, but not for mainstream Amerika.
A multi-volume chronology and reference guide set detailing three years of the Mexican Drug War between 2010 and 2012.
Rantburg.com and borderlandbeat.com correspondent and author Chris Covert presents his first non-fiction work detailing
the drug and gang related violence in Mexico.
Chris gives us Mexican press dispatches of drug and gang war violence
over three years, presented in a multi volume set intended to chronicle the death, violence and mayhem which has
dominated Mexico for six years.