With his embarrassing Midwest bus tour (now mercifully over), President Obama apparently was attempting to evoke Harry (“Give ’em hell, Harry”) Truman’s whistle-stop campaign against a “do-nothing Congress.” This from the man who promises he will give us his economic plan–after nearly three years in office–next month. As unemployment and debt continue to choke the “recovery,” Mr. Obama conveniently ignores a salient quote from Truman: “The buck stops here.”
Posted on August 18, 2011 by Stan Guthrie
About Stan GuthrieStan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for BreakPoint.org. He has appeared on National Public Radio's Tell Me More, WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio's New Day Florida. A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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