“The people aren’t sure… just where they are going, but anywhere seems better than where they had been. In the homes on the streets, in the offices there is a feeling of hope reborn.”
And so begins the presidency of a man hailed as a hero, a savior to the United States. Under his guidance, banks were investigated by federal authorities to determine whether or not they were financially solvent. If it was determined they were sound, they could continue operating, with government support.
In the meantime, he went on a spending spree on the taxpayer’s dime. A strong believer in “social justice,” he believed it was the responsibility of the government to protect the poor from the “rich.” The way to achieve this was through government programs designed to create employment in public sector jobs and improve infrastructure by building bridges, sidewalks and roads; to raise wages for low income workers; borrowing unheard of amounts of money for these projects; demanding tax increases for the wealthiest individuals in country; and driving a wedge between the classes and races
Believing the Bill of Rights was incomplete,[…]