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Obama’s Political and Economic Quandry

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Excellent read from David Bahnsen (yes, son of the late Reformed apologist Greg Bahnsen) on President Obama’s present political and economic quandry.

In essence, Obama is faced with either:

A. Cut taxes + cutting spending = avoid double-dip recession + commit political suicide (as Americans want their individual tailored [socialist bailouts])

B.  Heavily tax the wealthy + redistribution of wealth = double-dip recession + 2nd term in office

If the past is any predictor of the future, my guess is political expediency.


Written by Michael Graham

October 1, 2009 at 5:12 pm

Posted in Economics, Obama, Politics

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