Yes, YES, Marco Rubio, Bravo
Best line of his speech was, "So Mr. President, I don’t oppose your plans because I want to protect the rich. I oppose your plans because I want to protect my neighbors."
Another favorite was an acknowledgement to God's blessing on our nation, "But God also blessed America with abundant coal, oil and natural gas. Instead of wasting more taxpayer money on so-called “clean energy” companies like Solyndra, let’s open up more federal lands for safe and responsible exploration. ... If we can grow our energy industry, it will make us energy independent, it will create middle class jobs and it will help bring manufacturing back from places like China."
Rubio touched on one of our biggest threats to our nation, our spending problem, "The real cause of our debt is that our government has been spending $1 trillion more than it takes in every year. That's why we need a balanced budget amendment."
Today, many are hailing Rubio's speech last night. Either watch it for yourself or read the transcript.
Unfortunately, others are focusing on the minor detail of Rubio needing a sip of water. Again the complice media doesn't look at substance, they nit-pic the superficials.
Do I care if someone got a little parched delivering a speech? or am I more concerned about a smooth talking President who twists and distorts the truth to fit his agenda?
Truth wins the day for me.
More Reading: Transcript
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