SOTU Response Part 3: The “Liar” Moments

January 25, 2011   |   Tags:

I noticed at least 2 moments when someone in Congress should have shouted “LIAR” loud and clear. The first one was when he said:

We are not just handing out money.

Of course they are handing out money! They have been handing out money since practically the day he came into office. Except for a quick Exec order sealing all of his records so we couldn’t know anything about him, all he has ever done is spend, spend, spend.

The second “LIAR” moment came later, when he said on education

..instead of just pouring money into a system that’s not working…

That is literally exactly what he has been doing. It is a central tenet of the statist that the only solution for a broken system is MORE money. Instead of tearing down the system which is not working, they pump more money into it, in some blind insane hope that MAYBE the funding will reach some magic tipping point and suddenly this broken system will start up again. It’s like putting more fuel into a wrecked engine: no matter how much more fuel you put in, it won’t magically start working: the thing needs an overhaul.

Those are the only two blatant “LIAR” moments I could find. I’m sure there’s more…

This is Part 3 of my 6 Part Response to Obama’s State of the Union Address. Read the other parts here: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

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