President Barack Obama And Big Government Policies

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Today we inaugurated the 44th President of the United States. We inaugurated a strong Liberal to the highest office in the land. The former Senator from Illinois has now taken an unimaginable burden upon himself, and only the future will tell us if he executes the office effectively. At the same time, whether you agree with the President, or strongly disagree with his policies like I do, today is, undeniably, his day. So today I tell Barack Obama, congratulations, and it is my hope that you will listen to the leaders of the Conservative movement and take to heart the policies that they promote; policies that have, and will, better America. Yet, though this is his day, one must continue to look at the new President under a scrutinizing…show more content…
One such example comes from his statement on the big government vs. small government issue. Here President Obama stated that “The question we ask today is not whether our government is too big or too small, but whether it works-whether it helps families find jobs at a decent wage, care they can afford, a retirement program that is dignified.” This doesn’t make any since! Barack Obama from the start wants us to believe that we should not be worrying about small government or big government, but should be worrying about a working government, and yet the “working government” as defined by him believes in big government policies. In other words, Barack Obama’s “working government” is nothing more than a rhetorical substitute for the term big government. The root of the “working government,” unlike the 44th president would have you believe, is not a denial of the big vs. small government competition, but the competition itself! At the same time, the former Senator from Illinois tried to make amends with Conservatives, saying that we have to “…spend wisely…” and “…reform bad habits…” Yet, one has to wonder, are these things the Obama administration honestly wants to do? I don’t think so.

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