Tag: redistribution

The Redistributionist President

Barack Obama was in full socialistic, redistributionist mode yesterday. At a speech before an audience at the “progressive” Center for American Progress, he called income inequality a “defining challenge” for the U.S. Memories of his comments to Joe the Plumber flood the mind. First of all, one must ignore the fact that income inequality has only increased on his watch; so if that’s what he calls a defining challenge, he’s obviously failed at meeting it. For someone like Obama, it… Read more »

2016: Obama’s America Review

Whenever I consider seeing a movie that either has a Christian theme or a political stance with which I agree, I admit to having anxiety over whether it will be worthwhile. Will the production values be top-notch or will they try to get away with inferior work? Will the message be heavy-handed or finessed, with solid background and/or documentation? I even wonder if I’ll find myself in the midst of a protest against the film that could lead to violence…. Read more »

The Leftist Economic Mindset

In a townhall Obama held the other day, he made a strong statement when he said he would not allow the tax cuts for the “rich” to be extended. The mantra from the Left is always “We can’t afford to give tax cuts.” Think about this mindset for a moment. What it indicates is that the Left side of the political spectrum believes that your money really isn’t yours. They consider it all to be the government’s, and they can… Read more »

Awakened from a Stupor?

President Obama had a clear plan when he took office. It wasn’t difficult to decipher the plan, at least not for those who actually knew his previous record as the most “progressive” senator in Congress. Yet he was able to fool enough people enough of the time to get elected. That’s because most people didn’t realize the plan was the following: Simple, right? Many were shocked by the radicalism and/or the redistribution. The path to reelection, though, has been cluttered with… Read more »