Obama Quotes Lincoln

We believe, in the words of our first Republican president, Abraham Lincoln, that through government, we should do together what we cannot do as well for ourselves.  --President Barack Obama, speaking on April 13, 2011

Fine. But the issue here is what should be done "through government."  Evidently Obama thinks that includes solar panels and Chevy Volts.  He also seems to think that it is the government's role to rig the markets through regulation to punish fossil fuel based energy.  In fact Obama thinks it is the government's role to rig the free enterprise system to ensure outcomes consonant with his vision of social justice. He just needs to find  quote from Lincoln to back that up along with running up the debt to exceed GDP.

We believe, in the words of our first Republican president, Abraham Lincoln, that through government, we should do together what we cannot do as well for ourselves.  --President Barack Obama, speaking on April 13, 2011

Fine. But the issue here is what should be done "through government."  Evidently Obama thinks that includes solar panels and Chevy Volts.  He also seems to think that it is the government's role to rig the markets through regulation to punish fossil fuel based energy.  In fact Obama thinks it is the government's role to rig the free enterprise system to ensure outcomes consonant with his vision of social justice. He just needs to find  quote from Lincoln to back that up along with running up the debt to exceed GDP.

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