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By Matt Kibbe
The short-term deal will assure long-term overspending
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Velma Hart
The juxtaposition of President Obama's ongoing effort to sell Americans on Obamacare and the unveiling of the Republicans' Pledge to America highlights the differences between the two parties and what they have learned from the American people during the past two years. While the Democrats still believe government is the source of liberty, most Republicans finally have remembered that liberty is the natural right of the people, not a gift from government.
Obamanomics has failed. More people suffer in poverty today in America than since the Census Bureau began keeping records on poverty 51 years ago. The total is 44 million, one in seven Americans.
No wonder Velma Hart told the president at a town-hall meeting in Washington, D.C. last week that she was "exhausted of defending you, defending your administration, defending the mantle of change that I voted for, and deeply disappointed with where we are right now."