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E.J. Dionne: Obama’s strength is in broader equality issue

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The debate over the Affordable Care Act can stay small, focusing on website failures and other short-term difficulties facing the law. Or it can get bigger, with wider insurance coverage seen as part of a larger struggle for social justice in a nation growing steadily less equal. On Wednesday in Washington, President Obama decided it was time to go bigger. With HealthCare.Gov finally beginning to work, the president sought a return to ...


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Phils2008
December 6, 2013
5:50 p.m.

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Right existing injustices or upset current economic privileges? Maybe Obama's water boy could actually define what these are. Most middle class people work long hours to pay for those "Economic Privileges". All Obama and the other Democrats offer is longer hours and less take home to pay for the privileges liberals demand but refuse to work for. 61 percent of Kentuckians have a high school education or less and somehow that's an indication of inequality? Maybe the loss of the Coal jobs liberals have destroyed has caused many of them to drop out of school to support their family! The fact that Obama is the lefts president ironically proves that America's system of economic opportunity is the key to success and that economic equality is socialism by any other name. Where in our system of freedom does Obama get the authority to control the economy and the people that were dumb enough to put him in office a second time? If Dionne is advocating for a politburo then he's got the right man for the job.

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