“We are five days away from fundamentally transforming the United States of America.” — Barack Obama, October 30, 2008 “We are going to have to change our conversation; we’re going to have to change our traditions, our history; we’re going to have to move into a different place as a nation.” — Michelle Obama, May 14, 2008 There certainly is no question that Barack Obama wants to change the United States. And there clearly is no doubt that such fundamental transformation is difficult, given our tripartite system of government — even though Obama entered office with large Democratic majorities in
FTA: "In his political style, Obama seems to operate on the medieval concept of exemption. Through lofty spoken abstractions, he excuses low behavior. Praising “civility” allows you to call your opponents veritable terrorists; talk of unity means energizing supporters to get in their opponents’ face; advocacy of a campaign of principles reduces Romney to a veritable ogre. Plenty of presidents have proved vicious, but few so adept in attributing their own base behavior to others."
Beautifully said by VDH about such a vile, digesting human being.
"Changing our history" is necessary to the progressive movement. Demonizing the proponents of liberty requires a cartoonish notion of American history. De-humanizing one´s opponents makes eliminating them much easier on one´s conscience. Blaming and shaming the highly productive classes is a Communist tradition only one step removed from cattle cars and re-education camps.
All true (and all obvious, though nicely stated). The story is: why do the lo-fo´s and others not notice? Every day I encounter people who think everything is just peachy-keen. I think they´re afraid to look closer, for fear of being accused of racism. Although it´s seen as a tired argument, the most compelling argument, is ´imagine if Bush (or Nixon or whoever) was doing this . . . ´
Would someone please nail this entire article to the White House door! It hits Obama square in the eye with the truth regarding the consequences of his fundamental transformation of this country. Well done! I especially liked this part: "... a new precedent has been established that the public is supposed to weigh two considerations in assessing scandal: the truth versus the damage that the truth can do to a progressive vision of a fairer America. So far the truth has lost."
Running throughout the venerable VDH´s piece is the underlying Obama philosophy of punishing his enemies and of creating dependent Democrat voters (same thing).
Obama has indeed "transformed America". He thinks it´s for the best because it empowers government and, by extension, it empowers him to grab more and more power and more and more of the private sector.
The confiscation of private property and guns is next.
It is chic to lament how "extremist" Republicans like Ted Cruz are hijacking the GOP for no reason. The above qualify as "no reasons"? Excuse me if I don´t join the pragmatists among the GOP who insist "we must win first." They´ve been saying that every time we win something and what has it gotten us?
The GOP doesn´t know street-fighting. They´re too refined, too nice, too moral. How do you UNtransform America if you´re trying to fight dirty-fighters, liars, cheaters, fraudsters and amorality in general?
Is the GOP perfect? Of course not. But we could be less chicken-poop when the excrement hits the fan, like with this gov´t shutdown. We´re going to be blamed no matter what. Better to be blamed while standing up for what is right, than by falling down on our swords every time we´re called names.
Barack Obama, named for Mohammed´s trusty horse, is a hateful lunatic, from an alien background, dragging us to an alien place of dhimmitude, of lost liberty, and of enslavement.
But bits and pieces of a Red Line are being readied.
And VDH has standing to speak. His horizons stretch out for the thousands of years that Goethe set as the benchmark. Obama´s voters [those who don´t live just in the election computers...] have horizons that stretch from the yammerin´ maws in their pounderin´ jowls all the way to the Obamaphones on their ears, while the crooked pols in league with him have horizons that stretch to their next brokers´ statements.
Somehow in the midst of all this transformation 53% recognize poop when they are forced to step in it. They don´t like obamacide and don´t want it. We are not all lost or stupid and are not in the minority like the press wants everyone to believe. Wish the other 47% could read and understand this article.
My friends, I think we have a Hitler Lite on our hands.
When I graduated from high school in 1960, I read a book entitled The Case Against Adolf Eichmann. It was a timely book, because the world was still cleaning up the mess from WWII. Adolf Eichmann had just recently been captured in Argentina by the Israelis, and they were in the process of bringing him to trial.
Well, with that book, I was forever hooked on reading about WWII (German Theatre). The reason for this fascination probably was ancestry(grandmother) plus the Germans looked so much like Americans. Mentally, I could put myself in the Germans´ shoes to try to understand how they could allow so much horror to take place in their country. I used to ask myself: "If I were a German back then, would I have condoned the actions of Hitler´s regime against my dear and good friends who were Jewish?" I couldn´t imagine the horror of these dear people having to go to a concentration camp and then being put in a gas chamber.
In high school history classes we used to shake our heads at the utter stupidity of anyone following such a crazy person as Hitler with his ridiculous mustache. Hitler seemed more funny than a serious leader; yet, we never trivialized what he did.
Maybe VDH didn´t intend to compare the Obama regime to anything resembling Hitler, but I see the similarities to Hitler´s tactics (without the horror) that Obama is using.
"Obama sees deficits not just as necessary to prime the economy, or as a tolerable consequence of huge increases in federal spending, but also as a mechanism to serially raise taxes on the upper brackets, as a desirable redistributive end in and of itself. "
That is what I´ve been saying all along. Obama isn´t even using the extra money he gleens from the rich/middle class for a good cause: the money just seems to disappear down a rabbit hole and the nat´l debt is unaffected. Every chance he gets he pounds his chest like a silver back and says "it´s time for the rich to pay their fair share". He IS the rich, that ignorant fool.
BTW John Kerry silently signed Agenda21 last Wednesday. No mention in the MSM, believe it or not. My Patriot email purports Obama has an Exececutive Order ready to go if Senate won´t ratify. Agenda21 also bans private property as #12 mentions. Wait and see the reaction if he does do his mainlining of an EO on guns and propertyand he´ll see a consensus among Americans he can´t refute and then some!
Do you seriously listen to Ø? He speaks of his political opponents, and his words accurately reflect his own actions. He alleges that the Repubs are divisive; Ø is the most divisive President ever. He alleges that the House wanted to shut down the Government to spite him; he has shut down the Government to spite the Repubs. He accuses the Repubs of refusing to negotiate; he then refuses to negotiate. He says that the Tea Party Patriots will not compromise; he then refuses to compromise. I can list many other examples, but these will suffice.
The dude has a serious TRANSFER problem. He images his own deficiencies on his opposition.
#16 Hitler did not have to contend with an armed citizenry. Hitler could fast track his tyranny without much resistance. Obama is not so lucky because of that pesky Second Amendment. The mind set of Hitler was the fact that he could use the barrel of a gun and Germany was in total poverty. Obama had to destroy the economy unlike Germany and he is a certified ´coward´ Hitler was not. Remember Hitler was a WWI former soldier Obama is a coward communist ´choomer´ (doper).
It is called Ericksen Psychology. You can look it up. It is a form of brain-washing. Obama uses hi-falutin´ words to lull listeners with the cadence. Then there is the content. that involves using words that we know the meaning of but Obama uses them in a different way. He uses facial expressions too as part of the psych-out, to wit, the rase eyebrows, the finger gestures like jabbing and open-palmed motions. the eyes are used, i.e. when he talks of the gop leaders he half-closes his eyes as a sort of disdain. It is a sort of mass hypnosis. and NPR does not help as they use their own soft tones and goofy explanations to lull people into sleep. Same with MSNBC. I wish someone had checkd Obamas fingerprints to see if it is the same person that went into "Pock-ee-stahn" in 1980 for 6 months or year.
The word Rush, Sean, Mark, never use, the word Communism, is here, and now it must be used to identify the beginning of real communist armed terror that is about to fall on all of us when the IRS attacks any and all Obamacide resistors. No more "random audits". We have our own Hitler, our own Stalin, and a whole government of "comrades" doing his arbitrary bidding against all working citizenry. Time to wake up to Communist Controls.
The VDH analysis is a MUST READ. His two key points that point to Hitlerization, are executive fiat, hwere our dictator can get away with almost anything, and a communist driven press and media (no longer really news, but a propagandist tool). That gives the occupier of the White House and all his commie comrades a dictatorial advantage never before enjoyed over the people. It also gives the communist driven Congress great "cover" to act in teir sleazy corrupt way while most of the attention is mis focused on Hitlerian Hussein. Thanks to VDH pointing out the rape of executive orders, that go unchecked by Congress and the lap dog media news actors like Diane Sawyer, Brian Williams and Steve Pelley, our true MINISTRY OF PROPAGANDA. Hitler had Goebbels. Hussein has Sawyers, Pelley and Williams all pleaantly, deceptively frightening.
Obama accuses Republicans of wanting to "burn the house down if they don´t get their way 100%." This, from the man who is, by his own definition, "burning the house down" if he doesn´t get his way 100%.
If Republicans would only go to the Fort Hood army base and shoot unarmed American soldiers while shouting "Allahu Akbar," Obama coud find a way to work with them.
If Republicans would just endorse a campaign of genocide against all Jews, or start hanging gays, beheading critics and flying planes into buildings, Obama could negotiate with them....
But, Republicans want limited, Constitutional government, and that idea terrorizes Wise King Barky, so that means the Republicans must be terrorists.
HAD to re-post errors in 24 HAD to repost. Too many errors in #24 The VDH analysis is a MUST READ. His two key points that cry out Hitlerization, are (1) executive fiat, where our dictator can get away with almost anything, and (2) a communist driven press and media (no longer really news, but a propagandist tool). That gives the occupier of the White House and all his commie comrades a dictatorial advantage never before enjoyed over the people. It also gives the communist driven Congress great "cover" to act in their sleazy corrupt way while most of the attention is mis focused on Hitlerian Hussein. Thanks to VDH pointing out the rape of executive orders, that go unchecked by Congress and the lap dog media news actors like Diane Sawyer, Brian Williams and Steve Pelley, our true MINISTRY OF PROPAGANDA. Hitler had Goebbels. Hussein has Sawyers, Pelley and Williams, all pleasantly, deceptively frightening.
To add to what Poster#10 said: I to remember the Castro Visit to NYC. How incensed the media was at how Castro had brought his own supply of live chickens to his NYC digs. He aparently, was afraid that there were no fresh chickens to be had in NYC at the time.
Can you imagine how much, much worse things would be if Obama were intelligent, or Reid and Pelosi had brains, or the DNC media goofs were actually clever? Why, America would be a full-fledged fascist state by now. As it is, these bunglers have created immense damage with their crude behaviour, but they have left such a stinking trail it gives hope for reform. Even the stupid ones are going to be crying for salvation from the onslaught against the economy and the society. These asinine politicians have brought havoc, but they have taught lessons that will not be forgotten for a long time. Maybe even the the accommodating Republicans will learn a lesson!
#10, the sad fact is that most of those politicians and media scum balls or their direct replacements are still around today. Liberal, socialist, marxist, communist democRATS still abound in our government.
Yet, even if this essay had been widely published, with abundant documentation, just before the election in 2008, the evil one would still have been elected. The voting public was eager to be ravished, and Obama was even more eager to be the ravisher. The malformation of America, the product of this unnatural and unholy union, was then inevitable.
VDH should continue the conversation with a synopsis of possible future scenarios in the USA. Examples:
1. The citizenry finally rises up and brings down the federal government. 2. A new political party is formed creating a re-awakening of American ideal, is elected to power, and the country is restored. The repub and/or dim parties finally die and disappear. 3. The death spiral of the American way continues and Americans are plunged into despair forever. 4. The USA splits into multiple sovereign nations, but the political divide will remain. 5. Bible prophecy holds true and the USA and the world is plunged into chaos, only the believers will be saved into an eternal happy life.
Perhaps the most likely scenario is one that is already occurring in some states...
The secession movement to form a new state from an existing one...
This is already under way in Colorado, mainly in some northeastern counties in response to recent new gun control legislation by the lefty Colorado state legislature...
And for a while now in California... When I lived in Los Angeles for five years (twenty years ago), I opposed talk of breaking the state into two states... Northern and Southern. (Some people said it was "too large" to govern the whole state as one.)
Today the movement is to divide according to political ideologies... Certain counties, some of them inland and more rural, would like to form an Eastern California, a more conservative entity than the current legislature...
And now I believe some of the northern counties also feel disenfranchised by the shenanigans in Sacramento, and are organizing a breakaway movement.
About five of our fifty states used to be part of larger states... The most recent breakaway was West Virginia from Virginia during the Civil War... if I remember correctly. (You can look it up... there are recent articles on it.)
The great thing about dividing California is that we could finally unlock some of those Electoral College votes from the Left Coast liberoids... The Left Coast portion would be smaller and less influential and politically powerful.
I love California, a great place, but I´m sick of surrendering so many Electoral College votes to nutty liberoids who outnumber normal people there.
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