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Quote of the Day – Pedro Primavera

“I told you so.” These are words no parent wants to say to his or her children. This means after repeated warnings, a wayward child has continued to the point of self-destruction. After a generation of progressive liberalism was foisted on America by a misguided altruistic elite, we can now say “we told you so.” In retrospect, exactly no social ills have been eliminated or even reduced by any New Deal, Great Society, or Yes We Can scheme. If anything can be said, they have made the social ills of the country worse.

read full article: Our Boy President by Pedro Primavera/The American Thinker


WSJ: Abuse of Power

From today’s WSJ:

Regrets, they’ve got a few. Yet these Democratic Sinatras will still do it their way. President Obama is expected to endorse reconciliation in remarks this morning.

The goal is to permanently expand the American entitlement state with a vast apparatus of subsidies and regulations while the political window is still (barely) open, regardless of the consequences or the overwhelming popular condemnation. As Mr. Obama fatalistically said after his health summit, if voters don’t like it, “then that’s what elections are for.”

In other words, he’s volunteering Democrats in Congress to march into the fixed bayonets so he can claim an LBJ-level legacy like the Great Society that will be nearly impossible to repeal. This would be an unprecedented act of partisan arrogance that would further mark Democrats as the party of liberal extremism. If they think political passions are bitter now, wait until they pass ObamaCare.