**Apparently, Obama's main message is that when the Government has soooooo very many things to pay for, they have to get the money somewhere.....
Obama wants the Government to pay for health care, mortgages, college education, "pay your bills," and apparently whatever else anyone can think of.
I don't know about you, but when I was a child, my parents paid for my health care. They paid for my dental care, and they paid for my glasses. I suppose that it's my fault that we have had union insurance the rest of my life....
I don't know about you, but since we have had a mortgage, we have had to pay it ourselves. There were plenty of times when that was not easy, but we never asked anyone else to pay it, even when it was at 19% interest.
I don't know about you, but my kids are not going to college on the federal dime either. If we -or they - can't pay for it, then they won't go. Our youngest is a freshman this year, but he got there by way of Baghdad.
I don't know about you, but I have had bills to pay all my adult life. Guess what? We paid them. Nobody helped. We didn't ask anybody to help. They were our bills, we paid them. End of story.
I don't know about you, but I don't when it became the job of the federal government to pay for all this stuff. I'm not too much bothered by the fact that if I ever win the lottery, the government will take a really really big bite out of my winnings. But when someone works really hard, or invents things, or just makes a lot of money by using their brains, I really think the fruits of their labor belong to their own selves, not to all us "less fortunate" people who envy their success.
And I don't know about you, but it seems to me, that this is really all it's about,that people in this country - who are rich by the standards of most any other country - are always and constantly watching those who are better off, and saying to themselves:
"It's not fair, why should they have more than me?"