Ryan's Marvelous Budget

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    Gov. Romney is said to have characterized Rep. Ryan's Budget as Marvelous.

    President Obama is currently taking it apart in a major address live to the nation.
     
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    I heard the speech he gave a year or so back, where he attacked Ryan's initial budget. So tell me, do you think this is actually helpful? Does it qualify as good leadership in your opinion? Doesn't to me.
     
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    Obama couldn't take anything apart that isn't made of Lego's.:lol:
     
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    Obama calling Ryan's budget "radical" is a joke. More like pointless posturing that doesn't actually cut anything.
     
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    The budget plan would change Medicare into a voucher-based system, dramatically overhaul the tax code, repeal Obama's healthcare reform and scale back all social welfare programs by converting them into block grants. The chance of this passing Congress, either Democrat or Republican is slim to none.
     
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    Not true. I assume the US Constitution isn't made of legos.
     
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    Would that be the same President Obama that just had "his" budget voted down unanimously? Is this a joke thread, Catcher?
     
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    Leadership? Well, it depends how one defines leadership. In my opinion a leader has a vision, is able to express that opinion and has the personality to convince others it is worth their support.

    What President Obama is doing is helpful. He is expressing his vision, clearly and in the context of and in contrast to the Republicans proposed priorities and the on going debate on economic policy.

    Romney offers tax cuts, regulatory cuts, and cutting of the Federal Government in the context of "ain't it awful what Obama has done". None of his rhetoric is framed in leadership as defined by me.

    His vision seems limited to obtaining the title of POTUS;
    He has not been able to offer a vision for a post Obama America;
    He has not been able to convince most Republicans.
     
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    Stupid comment, not worth a reply other than "stupid comment".
     
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    I expect better than this from you Kevin.
     

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