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Mon Jan 21, 2013, 09:32 PM

Krauthammer: Obama Declared 'The End Of Reaganism' And That 'Big Government Is Back'

Sounds good to me!



Fox News contributor Charles Krauthammer called President Barack Obama's inauguration speech an "amazing" and "important" one for the themes of progressivism and what Krauthammer called an "ode to big government."

"I thought it was an amazing speech, and historically very important, Krauthammer said on Fox News in the aftermath of the speech. "This was really Obama unbound. And I think what's most interesting is that Obama basically is declaring the end of Reaganism."

In his famous 1981 inaugural speech, Ronald Reagan said that government "is the problem" not the solution. Krauthammer said that Obama's, on contrast, was a "rebuke" to Reagan.

"This speech today was an ode to big government. It was a hymn to big government," he said.

more: http://www.businessinsider.com/krauthammer-obama-inaugural-speech-text-liberal-big-government-reagan-2013-1#ixzz2IfRYcn4L

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Reply Krauthammer: Obama Declared 'The End Of Reaganism' And That 'Big Government Is Back' (Original post)
Adenoid_Hynkel Jan 2013 OP
deutsey Jan 2013 #1
still_one Jan 2013 #2
leftyohiolib Jan 2013 #3
Permanut Jan 2013 #4
Enrique Jan 2013 #5
charlyvi Jan 2013 #6
TheCowsCameHome Jan 2013 #7
Politicub Jan 2013 #8
TeamPooka Jan 2013 #9
SleeplessinSoCal Mar 2013 #10
L0oniX Jan 2014 #11

Response to Adenoid_Hynkel (Original post)

Mon Jan 21, 2013, 09:38 PM

1. Aaaaand...that's a bad thing, Chuckie?

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Response to Adenoid_Hynkel (Original post)

Mon Jan 21, 2013, 09:38 PM

2. What an idiot Reagan was the king of big government

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Response to Adenoid_Hynkel (Original post)

Mon Jan 21, 2013, 09:41 PM

3. we have big gov already

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Response to Adenoid_Hynkel (Original post)

Mon Jan 21, 2013, 09:44 PM

4. This would be the same Craphammer..


who defended Romney's claim that the Navy has shrunk to a size not seen since World War I and his claim that Obama has gone on an apology tour. And this clown doesn't seem to remember from 11th grade social studies class that the government of the United States is us.

We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.

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Response to Adenoid_Hynkel (Original post)

Mon Jan 21, 2013, 09:44 PM

5. the problem with this

is that based on what they've been saying about Obama for four years, how does it make any sense to say that in his Second Inaugural, that Obama is coming out against Reagan?

Even some of the densest in the RWers' audience must be thinking, "I thought he did that already?"

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Response to Adenoid_Hynkel (Original post)

Mon Jan 21, 2013, 09:44 PM

6. Give me an 'effing break!

Shrub, the most RW nutjob president we ever had, formed the Homeland Security agency, Part D of Medicare, and two wars totally off the books, Whether you agreed with these actions or not, they represented a HUGE expansion of government. Fucking hypocrites.

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Response to Adenoid_Hynkel (Original post)

Mon Jan 21, 2013, 09:55 PM

7. Screw Craphopper.

He can kiss my ass.

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Response to Adenoid_Hynkel (Original post)

Mon Jan 21, 2013, 10:15 PM

8. Rightwing misery is getting boring

It was entertaining for a while but now it's like watching the same Orly Taitz interview over and over and over again.

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Response to Adenoid_Hynkel (Original post)

Mon Jan 21, 2013, 10:18 PM

9. Governments are people my friend.

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Response to TeamPooka (Reply #9)

Fri Mar 22, 2013, 06:50 PM

10. Great Point!

I've got a facebook friend championing this op-ed of Krauthammer's:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/the-50-percent-solution/2013/03/21/2ce50776-9259-11e2-bdea-e32ad90da239_story.html

I've no idea how to respond.

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Response to Adenoid_Hynkel (Original post)

Mon Jan 13, 2014, 12:11 PM

11. Annual kick.

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