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Obama´s clever campaign to
constrict the flow of criticism

Investor´s Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm

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Posted By:SurferLad, 2/13/2014 9:28:33 AM

Among the many costs of the Barack Obama presidency is an intentional corrosion for its own political gain of public faith in so many American institutions, among them Congress, the Supreme Court and the media. If numerous sectors of society are feuding or distrustful of each other, then a well-controlled central authority like a chief executive can more easily rule the pieces. It´s classic Chicago politics. Reporters Without Borders has released its annual World Press Freedom Index. What´s shocking is the United States’ ranking. During the fifth year of Obama´s reign the U.S. plummeted 13 spots to 46th.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: LAW428, 2/13/2014 10:16:38 AM     (No. 9730707)

The disdain of Obama by most of the populace will follow him for the remainder of his life. This is the only legacy he has earned. He is the personification of evil and lack of integrity.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: oldmagnolia, 2/13/2014 10:23:05 AM     (No. 9730720)

#1, he is from Chicago, enough said.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Pearson365, 2/13/2014 10:38:32 AM     (No. 9730750)

FTA: "The Federal Communications Commission this spring will launch a nationwide "study" of newsroom values, priorities and processes to see if they meet a list of government "critical information needs." This will also involve print media over which the FCC has heretofore had no authority under the Constitution."

Tax preparers won a significant appeals court case this week against Obama´s secret police, the IRS. Court upheld lower court decision that IRS had no legal authority to essentially license and regulate tax preparers. If we actually have a free press, their trade groups will launch a similar legal challenge to the FCC´s attempt to license and regulate TV, radio and print news. The federal government does not have unlimited authority, not even under Obama, and this should be stopped immediately or else we will be Venezuela and Zimbabwe.



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Reply 4 - Posted by: Salt5792, 2/13/2014 10:45:28 AM     (No. 9730763)

Headline is objectionable. Obama is too dumb to be called "clever".

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Reply 5 - Posted by: GOPinTN, 2/13/2014 10:56:50 AM     (No. 9730787)

"Freedom, in a political context, means freedom from government coercion. It does not mean freedom from the landlord, or freedom from the employer, or freedom from the laws of nature which do not provide men with automatic prosperity. It means freedom from the coercive power of the state—and nothing else." ~~ Ayn Rand

Which means, we no longer have freedom in this country under our clever Obama.

Or as wiki puts it:
"... the term "dictator" is generally used to describe a leader who holds and/or abuses an extraordinary amount of personal power, especially the power to make laws without effective restraint by a legislative assembly"

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