These excerpts from President Obama’s speeches explain why people trusted him to bring real change. Was he forced to renege on his promises? Or was he lying when he made these promises?
There are many conservatives of a libertarian bent who want to rein in military waste and adventurism. Progressives and libertarians both oppose the immense corruption, waste, loss of rights, and destruction that results from the activities of the military and security state. Ron Paul and many of his followers come to mind. But so does […]
My Inbox is filled with outraged emails from advocacy groups concerned about the President’s plan to cut Social Security. The government spends trillions of dollars on corrupt, immoral, disastrous wars; on bailouts for the very banks that crashed the economy; and on tax breaks and subsidies for corporations. It is unacceptable that they want to […]
Republicans made sure that the economy would remain in the doldrums in order to prevent Obama from winning a second term. They opposed virtually every Obama proposal. “The most corrupt, evil, and petty sort of politics this town has seen since Newt Gingrich shut down the government and threw millions out of work because Bill […]