Tripling the size of the Navy and fully funding the military to perfomr the missions Congress and the President intend and assign ought to be done before we spend on anything else.
As I said before, the problem with Obama is his policies. Republicans will be running against them. Obama and his team will be trying to run against Bush again while alternately downplaying any damage his policies are causing and talking up the ones that are even remotely positive. But the problem is absolutely that his policies have not delivered what he said they would. His credibility is shot.
The haggardness of poverty is everywhere seen contrasted with the sleekness of wealth, the exhorted labor of some compensating for the idleness of others, wretched hovels by the side of stately colonnades, the rags of indigence blended with the ensigns of opulence; in a word, the most useless profusion in the midst of the most urgent wants.Jean-Baptiste Say