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Obama’s SOTU just doesn’t make sense…

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In reading the President’s State of the Union address (SOTU) it becomes painstakingly clear that politicians have no grasp of reality and are only interested platitudes directed at an uninformed and uneducated electorate. “Hey it sounds good, so it must be true, right?” Not really.

In this series, I will pick apart his SOTU and translate it into lay-person English. At least what I can translate without laughing too hard.

By the end of the second paragraph I have to stop already. President Obama campaigned in 2008 that Bush started an unnecessary war and promised to end it within his first year in office. He obviously didn’t end the war as it’s still continuing and spreading across the middle east as we speak; or read whichever term you prefer.

There is also ample evidence that waterboarding has or is still occurring in order to obtain the information that led to not only the capture and murder of Osama Bin Ladin, but the successful destruction of Al Qaueda and the Talliban. I thought that was supposed to end when he took office as well… yet here we are, boasting about Bin Ladin no longer being a threat to the country; congratulations by the way, but hypocritical nonetheless.

The accomplishments of the men and women of the US military should always be a focus of national pride. These wonderful men and women put their lives on the line for freedom every day. Regardless of one’s position on the wars; all of which I oppose, these people command a tremendous amount of respect as they are willing to do what most Americans are not. We should immediately bring these folks home and keep them out of harms way. 

Paragraph three and I’m stopped again. Lauding the teamwork that is the US military; again right on the head with this one albeit for a contrived angle, as how Americans should work together and focus on the goal rather than our differences. Really? Here’s a man who with regularity stresses the differences among us (have vs. have-nots) and believes that he’s in favor of us working together? Please.

He alludes to being energy independent, where “our security and stability aren’t so tied to unstable parts of the world.” Really? The Keystone pipeline would do just that for the US. It would create several thousand jobs, provide a gateway for us to be energy independent and build a strong relationship with our northern neighbors and what… he says no, thus increasing our dependence on the very parts of the world to which he referred in his earlier sentence.

“An economy built to last, where hard work pays off, and responsibility is rewarded.” What? He and idiot Bush 43 have crippled the economy which has been built upon a very unstable base; Federal Reserve nonsense at the forefront, and irresponsibility is rewarded with food stamps and welfare – at a greater number percentage-wise than any other time in our history. “Don’t be responsible and get a good job… we’ll take care of you!” That’s the single-most devastating facet of socialism.

This will do it for page one and the first 5 paragraphs. More later… 


Written by Robb

January 27, 2012 at 10:11 pm

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