Damn Barack…. by Maria Dixon

The Political Agitator response: Very good article. No matter who we are I strongly feel we do things in due season. And as a person whom have been engaged in politics since the early 90’s, I recognize and understand that I don’t have to benefit from any or all of the changes that takes place on the local, state and national levels but to know that someone benefits should be the main thang!

It was by all standards of oral communication, a magnificent performance. Passionate, clear, and responsive to the context of the moment, the President was truly in “the zone.” As he ticked off item after item, on his “Middle Class” political agenda, the collective “Amen” from the Democratic base grew from a whisper to an outright shout. Community College for all? That’s right! Affordable Child Care? You better work! Paid sick leave? Don’t hurt’em Hammer!

By the end of his 6500 word speech, I had only one thought: “Where the HELL have YOU been for the last six years?!”

The man giving this magnificent performance, challenging his former colleagues in Congress to rise to the better nature of the human soul, who confidently silenced a heckler–this was THE MAN that Democrats voted into office in 2008. The defender of the middle class, the archangel of fair play, THIS Barack Obama was the one that so many believed was going to change the politics of the collective pool of nonsense known as the nation’s capital. (Source: Read more)

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