Obama: Cheap Talk - Costly Actions

Last Thursday in Cincinnati Mitt Romney called out the president from across the state of Ohio where Obama was preparing to deliver a speech on the economy. Romney said that "talk is cheap," and to be honest, Mitt was correct, talk is cheap; but for a man who rose to political prominence and ultimately the presidency largely on his oratory skills, talk also proved to be very powerful. But it's not the talk is cheap comment that should concern Americans, it's how Mitt completed the quote that should strike a sensitive nerve with every American citizen; "action speaks very loud." For the last three and a half years, President Obama's actions have proven not just loud, but also very costly. And the cost is not always counted in dollars and cents; it goes much deeper than that. The cost of Obama's actions since he became president have led to almost $5 trillion more in debt, record unemployment, GDP growth averaging less than 2%, lower wages, almost double gasoline prices, a 40% drop in...(Read Full Post)