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By John R. Bolton
The president fiddles at his domestic altar while the world burns
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Paul Samuelson
In an address to his supporters in Roanoke, Va., President Obama revisited Elizabeth Warren's reasoning for higher taxes on the wealthy. Like the Harvard law professor who is running for the U.S. Senate in Massachusetts, the president stated, "If you've been successful, you didn't get there on your own..."
Ida May Fuller worked as a schoolteacher and secretary during her long life - a life without marriage, children, political power or business influence yet a life that achieved one of the greatest returns on investment in American history.
He added, "Social Security is squarely based on what has been called the eighth wonder of the world - compound interest. A growing nation is the greatest Ponzi game ever contrived."