Author Topic: Let Obama Golf. No President Can Be Mr. Fix-It (and We Shouldn't Let Him Try).  (Read 123 times)

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August 20, 2014

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"President Obama went back to his vacation on Martha's Vineyard Tuesday evening after spending less than 48 hours in Washington, leaving people puzzled over why he came back in the first place," Justin Sink wrote yesterday at The Hill. Actually, Obama probably dropped into Washington, D.C., in August--not the most pleasant time of year to visit the swamp that neither Virginia nor Maryland wanted--because he was getting his balls busted from every ideological point on the compass over his absence. Why won't he do something about the unrest in Ferguson and ISIL beheading James Foley?

Ummm...What? Exactly? ...

The United States started with a federal system so that policy could be experimented with locally, and so could policy mistakes. The country also started with a limited government out of recognition that even saints wielding unlimited power will do much more harm than good by trying to perfect an imperfect world...

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If you can bear to hear the truth you've spoken
Twisted by knaves to make a trap for fools

-- Rudyard Kipling

A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.
-- George Bernard Shaw


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