SOTU: Spend More Money

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    Does Obama think we're stupid? The answer is obviously yes. After a historic election that repudiated most of his policies he is going to propose in his state of the union address more spending. Of course he can't call it "spending" or "stimulus" because those terms are already discredited.
    So it becomes "investment." Tell me, what "investment" has the gov't ever made that produced profit?
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    I don't think spending more money is an election winner.
     
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    And, eventually, both parties will understand that.
     
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    Do we have to smack these people in the face with a 20 lb fish?

    Cut spending. That is what the people told you loud and clear last November.

    It's not difficult to understand.
     
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    But people will forget the fish smack and re-elect the spenders next time around.
    spenders of both parties.

    However to invest more in education does not necessarially mean more time but parental involvement.
     
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    That is something we can all agree on, but in many inner city schools there is zero parental involvement and too many with only one parent. I don't know if there is an answer to the problem.
     
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    Spend more money?

    What money?

    Aren't we already flat broke?
     
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    Flat assed broke and then some.
     
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    "Hey buddy. Can you spare a $trillion?"
     

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