View Full Version : At start, stimulus vehicle for Obama's Priorities (MASSIVE SOCIALISM)

01-17-2009, 07:00 PM
The economic crisis that will dominate Barack Obama's first 100 days as president, and beyond, will give him a rare chance to enact big portions of his agenda that otherwise might have languished for months or years.

Not since Franklin D. Roosevelt has a new president been poised to pack so many ambitious, costly and, under more normal circumstances, highly contentious projects into one fast-moving bill.

As in 1933, a frightening economic collapse makes the quick political work possible, choking off longer debates and possible opposition that many of the initiatives would have faced in better...