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Levin: Obama "Greatest Political Child Abuser" In American History

MARK LEVIN: The truth is, ladies and gentlemen, the truth is, if you're a parent or a grandparent, this election is not about us. It's not about parents and grandparents. This election is about our children and our grandchildren. Now, we've lost perspective; we're losing our focus. The president of the United States, as I have said before, is the greatest political child abuser in modern American history.

We talk about the debt, which is almost $16 trillion, that's 100% of the gross domestic product (GDP). That's over 100% of all goods and services produced by our economy in any given year. We talk about the unfunded liabilities, which I estimate to be over $70 trillion now, some estimate it to be over $100 trillion. It's mind-numbing. Now the fact of the matter is, those of us who are in our 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, we're going to be dead and gone when our children and their children are going to have to deal with this. All these politicians you see on TV today, they're going to be distant memories -- if they're memories at all. They're going to be gone. All this doublespeak, all this political gamesmanship.

I'm saying to you this: We have a responsibility. My generation, we have a responsibility to fix what we've done. We have a responsibility to fix the 2008 election by making sure that Barack Obama is not reelected and by making sure Harry Reid becomes a backbencher in the minority party in the U.S. Senate. We have to do these things. And even more. That's the politics of it. We have to save our society. That is our culture, our economy, our rule of law. We have to pay these on to our children, and our grandchildren or they're going to live in some kind of a tyranny.

Now, I don't know about you, but when I'm on my deathbed, I want to know that I've done everything humanly possible as a parent to protect my children. To provide for my children. To pay on to them what my dear father, who is 87, my dear mother, who is 81, has passed on to me, and your parents -- your grandparents -- have passed on to you. Every generation has a challenge. Every generation. Some fought in World War II. Some fought in the Korean War. Some fought in the Vietnam War. Some are overseas as we fight these battles now. But we, Americans, here, on American territory, in the United States, we have a duty too. Our children face a bleak, miserable, dead-end future if we fail.

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