Guy W. Farmer
For the Nevada Appeal

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February 3, 2013
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Guy W. Farmer: President Obama issues a progressive manifesto

If there was ever any question about whether President Obama is a dyed-in-the-wool "progressive," he delivered an inaugural address that dispelled any doubts about that question.

While the president proclaimed the importance of liberal issues like gay rights, gun control, women in combat, and climate change, he failed to mention the most serious problem facing our nation - a runaway national debt fueled by profligate spending that threatens to bankrupt the country. The federal government simply can't continue to spend more money than it takes in, but Obama ignored that issue in his disappointing inaugural address.

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