Last night, President Obama delivered his fourth State of the Union Address before Congress.
And once again, the President extolled the virtue and need for America to “invest” more borrowed money in big-government programs with the promised return of new middle-class jobs.
It seems that President Obama only knows how to grow government, not the economy. Under his policies, the economy is entering its fifth year of substandard annual growth – 0.8% – compared to an average of 3.3% for the last 70 years.
Today, unemployment is 3% higher than it was in 2008 and the federal debt is $16.5 trillion.
He doesn’t seem to understand that politicians don’t create jobs – government doesn’t create jobs – no matter how much money we borrow from foreign governments.
I was hopeful, though not optimistic, that the President might reach across the isle and offer something – anything, other than a liberal wish list of more big government.
I held out “hope” for some “change” because in the last month, I’ve battled liberal action after action from the President and the Washington establishment, including attempts to: