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Q for Michael Kinsley, Bloomberg News: If two decades-long military actions in which only 1% are asked to sacrifice, if the most severe recession since the Great Depression, if a Congress so dysfunctional that it makes the austerity-preachers of 1937 and the do-nothing shirkers of 1948 look good don't qualify as "crises which test us, steel our resolve and prove our resilience", what events in your lifetime rise to that standard?
Not one dissenting voice from the guardian of liberty, the press. One reason why the Left keeps getting elected is the fourth estate and the low information voters. Gay Rights? Wonderful but the economy is going to collapse it is a matter of when, not if. You won't have time to worry about the Socialist Utopia you've engineered folks. Try thinking about inclusiveness when you've no job, your 401k investments are worthless and milk is $6 a gallon. But that will all be the Tea Party's fault when the press explains what happened to you. And you'll fall for it.
You mean the Lincoln Address part 2? The infatuation that the media and many individuals have over obama is really frightening. He has become a cult figure even though he has actually accomplished very little.
Congratulations to President Obama for understanding and articulating what the majority of Americans want; an inclusive, prosperous, caring country progressively moving along the line of those nations that have already moved ahead of us in quality of life, standard of living, and educational achievements. Our culture is the most powerful force in the United States and if we stick with progressive values, we all will achieve our economic dreams.
Not a word about the poor state of the economy. That is the number one issue since it affects ALL Americans. According to many surveys before the election, social issues were not in the forefront of the majority of Americans. Socials issues just take the public's attention away from what really affects the future of America. Our financial foundation is weak, we need to make it solid.
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