April 14, 2012
Steyn:'Obama Has No Real Plan Other Than Class Warfare'
Leave it to Mark Steyn to finger the essence of Obama's re-election themes. In the end, free societies get the governments they deserve. So, if the American people wish to choose their chief executive on the basis of the "war on women," the Republican theocrats' confiscation of your contraceptives or whatever other mangy and emaciated rabbit the Great Magician produces from his threadbare topper, they are free to do so, and they will live with the consequences. But it is the so-called "Buffet rule" that reveals the true nature of Obama's class warfare campaign: A-hem. According to the Congressional Budget Office (the same nonpartisan bean-counters who project that on Obama's current spending proposals the entire U.S. economy will cease to exist in 2027) Obama's Buffett Rule will raise - stand well back - $3.2 billion per year. Or what the United States government currently borrows every 17 hours. So in 514 years it will have raised enough additional revenue to pay off ...(Read Full Post)