Friday, October 29, 2010

The Central Debate: Liberty vs Equality

Dems' Collapse Will Also Doom Obama Agenda
By Charles Krauthammer
Investor's Business Daily
October 28, 2010

In a radio interview Monday on Univision, President Obama chided Latinos who "sit out the election instead of saying, 'We're gonna punish our enemies and we're gonna reward our friends who stand with us on issues that are important to us.'"

Quite a uniter, urging Hispanics to exact political revenge on their enemies — presumably, for example, the near-60% of Americans who support the new Arizona immigration law.

This from a president who won't even use "enemies" to describe an Iranian regime that is helping kill U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan. This from a man who rose to prominence thunderously declaring that we were not blue states or red states, not black America or white America or Latino America — but the United States of America.
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[Ed.  Attempting to find a balance between ideologies is historically difficult.  The image you see above is an emblem from the French Revolution, and we know how that unfolded.]

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