Is Hussein Obama a Socialist?
"The other day, I heard a conservative talk show host insist that, with the 2012 presidential election looming on the horizon, it would behoove Republicans to stop referring to Obama and his enablers in the House and Senate as socialists. Instead, he advised, we should focus on the fiscal policies that are leading the nation to the verge of bankruptcy. I, on the other hand, say if it walks like a duck, swims like a duck, quacks like a duck, and pushes a socialist agenda, it's a socialist duck. What was it but socialism when Chris Dodd, Barney Frank and their left-wing cohorts, insisted that no-down-payment home loans be made to folks with no money, a policy that inevitably led to our own financial catastrophe? What was it but a socialistic agenda that has led federal and state legislatures to give public sector union members exorbitant salaries and pensions? What else but socialism would you call constantly extending unemployment insurance? Who would ever have imagined that people would be receiving checks three years down the road? What else would you call forcing schools, not parents, to feed children, and inviting 41 million Americans to collect food stamps, if not socialism? What would you call spending tax dollars on Planned Parenthood, Public Broadcasting, the U.N. and the National Endowment for the Arts, along with billions of dollars more for climate research, farm and oil subsidies, and trillions in foreign aid to countries that hate us? If something costs the federal government money and isn't specified for in the Constitution, it's a good bet that it is the result of socialists playing Lady Bountiful with our tax dollars..." -- Read the rest here.