Inside Obama's mind at his State of the Union address:

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The president is psychologically predictable. He does not surprise. Having been abandoned as a boy by his father, and then his mother, only to then learn that his grandmother feared people of his race, he seems inherently to distrust individual initiative and intention and to place his trust only in the collective—i.e. the state.

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People—individual people—make things happen. Yes, they are part of a team. But celebrating their individual accomplishments and rewarding them for [being] them isn’t bad. It’s good.

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N.B., I got an email yesterday that my DVD of Atlas Shrugged, part two, is in the mail.....