Wednesday, January 26, 2011

SOTU: A sad state of affairs

"Though his speech is charming, do not believe him, for seven abominations fill his heart. His malice may be concealed by deception, but his wickedness will be exposed in the assembly." --- Proverbs 26:25-26 (New International Version 1984, ©1984)

I watched with disinterest the President's 3rd, and hopefully, next to his last State of the Union speech. It was uninspiring at best, and pure political rhetoric at worst. He plans to spend more on education and infrastructure.Throwing more money at the educational bureaucracy and to teachers' unions and replacing more bridges and roads - that seems to be the President's solution. This will stimulate the economy? Depression and discouragement were the emotions with which I was left after Dear Leader’s speech. 

How could America elect such an incompetent, inexperienced ideologue? That is the question that remains. Can we survive the remainder of this man's term?

Congressman Paul Ryan and Congresswoman Michele Bachmann offered more hope than did our sophomoric socialist narcissist President. Both maturely emphasized that deep spending cuts are needed to dent the national debt and deficit. Now is the time to begin to curtail government spending. Merely freezing discretionary spending at current levels is not nearly enough. Going back to pre-bailout, pre-stimulus budgets is a start. Let's see if the conservative Republicans win the day over the Democrats and RINOs and begin to immediately make the cuts necessary to restrain a government gone wild ...

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