The New Foundation

More in our ongoing series on the language of the new administration. . . .FDR had the New Deal. JFK had the New Frontier. Now President Obama has a phrase for his economic program: The New Foundation. The metaphor raises the question: Is this new foundation being built on a rock or on sand?

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  • Maybe it's referring to Asimov's Foundation trilogy….

  • Maybe it's referring to Asimov's Foundation trilogy….

  • Excellent!

  • Excellent!

  • And he was trying to refer to the Bible when he said it. Typical political quote.

    When he was referring to not going back to building on sand, he was referring to the free enterprise system. Scary!

  • And he was trying to refer to the Bible when he said it. Typical political quote.

    When he was referring to not going back to building on sand, he was referring to the free enterprise system. Scary!

  • It's being built on 'control'.

    The totalitarian tendencies of the left are never fully satisfied, and it is all about controlling the masses.

  • It's being built on 'control'.

    The totalitarian tendencies of the left are never fully satisfied, and it is all about controlling the masses.

  • Mud as in quagmire.

    It's significant that Carter used this phrase.

  • Mud as in quagmire.

    It's significant that Carter used this phrase.

  • For a preview of this fiscal madness, check out the Heritage Foundation chart of both Obama's and the CBO's deficit projections Here . The CBO projections start with 1.85 $trillion in fiscal '09 and end with 1.75 $trillion in fiscal '19.

  • For a preview of this fiscal madness, check out the Heritage Foundation chart of both Obama's and the CBO's deficit projections Here . The CBO projections start with 1.85 $trillion in fiscal '09 and end with 1.75 $trillion in fiscal '19.

  • glaviter

    "Foundation" is also the meaning of the word, "Al Quaida."Write your comment here…

  • glaviter

    "Foundation" is also the meaning of the word, "Al Quaida."Write your comment here…

  • Now, just because Obama covered up the name of Jesus at a Christian University, and just because his first phone call to a foreign diplomat as President was to an Arab, and just because he went to an Islamic school as a child and just because he changed his name to an Islamic name, and just because, etc. etc, etc. is no reason to connect him to anything other than red-blooded all American causes…like socialism and globalism.

  • Now, just because Obama covered up the name of Jesus at a Christian University, and just because his first phone call to a foreign diplomat as President was to an Arab, and just because he went to an Islamic school as a child and just because he changed his name to an Islamic name, and just because, etc. etc, etc. is no reason to connect him to anything other than red-blooded all American causes…like socialism and globalism.

  • Contrary to the fears of so many conservatives, when the smoke has cleared and we see what permanent changes The One has made in our nation, I suspect his administration will go down in history as the No Big Deal.

  • Contrary to the fears of so many conservatives, when the smoke has cleared and we see what permanent changes The One has made in our nation, I suspect his administration will go down in history as the No Big Deal.