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President Barack Obama's speech at Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois was billed as an address on the economy, the first of a series of economic orations. Yet instead of presenting a policy agenda, Obama launched a partisan attack reminiscent of his most blistering addresses of the 2012 presidential campaign, dismissing concerns about "phony scandals" and attacking Republicans for promoting "gridlock" in Washington.
As predicted, Obama claimed credit for increases in private sector job growth. Yet he also focused on "the one percent," attacking the growth of economic inequality in American society, calling for a renewed emphasis on shared prosperity. He hearkened back to his 2005 address in Galesburg, which praised Franklin Delano Roosevelt, but Wednesday's speech was more reminiscent of his leftist rhetoric in Osawatomie in 2011.
Published on Jul 24, 2013
FULL SPEECH President Barack Obama delivers remarks about the state of America's economy from Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois Full speech address President Obama: "I will not allow gridlock, inaction, or willful indifference to get in our way." Obama on helping the middle class: "I will not allow gridlock, or inaction, or willful indifference to get in our way."
[Roosevelt] was always... finding new victims to loot and new followers to reward, flouting common sense, and boldly denying its existence, demonstrating by his anti-logic that two and two made five, promising larger and larger slices of the moon. His career will greatly engage historians, if any good ones ever appear in America, but it will be of even more interest to psychologists. He was the first American to penetrate to the real depths of vulgar stupidity. He never made the mistake of overestimating the intelligence of the American mob. He was its unparalleled professor. April 15, 1945
Originally posted by SloAnPainful
reply to post by MDDoxs
That's why he doesn't care. He already has four years lined up and doesn't have to worry about another election...
Originally posted by sealing
So I guess record filibusters, record obstructionism
and 1% ers like the Koch Bros paying shills to spread
their propaganda never happened?
Originally posted by Indigo5
reply to post by xuenchen
How did I know your were going to link to Briebart? It is...ahem...unusual ...that 99% of your Ops are reposts of Briebart articles.
I don't take them seriously...they still hang on to the Brither theme...
Did Obama say anything at all that makes sense ?
Originally posted by neo96
You do know that none of that refutes one word in the op, but it as clear as hell it is just a deflection tactic, exactly like the Potus does.