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Obama is Bursting the Left´s Bubbles
American Thinker, by J.R. Dunn

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Posted By:magnante, 4/23/2014 7:15:27 AM

Early 2014 will be viewed historically as the period when most of the American left’s bubbles detached themselves completely from reality and wafted off to Unicornland. (snip)left-wing intellectual bubbles have been cold, desolate places since the Reagan era. With the catastrophe of the Great Society, the undeniable success of Reaganism, and at last the collapse of the USSR, leftist illusions were shattered, leaving little but blasted dreams and bitterness, expressed as PC and related programs that amounted to little more than gestures of revenge. Then came Obama, who brought it all back to life again.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 4/23/2014 7:27:06 AM     (No. 9821258)

Yes, I´ve noticed over the past few decades that being completely divorced from reality was the number one prerequisite for being an American Leftist.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: JimS, 4/23/2014 7:59:27 AM     (No. 9821305)

Definitely a MUST READ.
FTA:
"A fundamentally stupid man, one who time and again has demonstrated complete lack of understanding of the world as it exists, Obama is as enrapt with illusion as his followers."

"We are seeing the utter collapse of the leftism program as it exists in the U.S., a collapse merely intensified and sped up by the fact that the Messiah has cut every corner and broken every rule of American governance. His abuse of pen and phone have so far produced only chaos. There is no reason to believe the next two years will be any different."

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Reply 3 - Posted by: grace1798, 4/23/2014 8:01:10 AM     (No. 9821309)

Satan searches for these kind of persons who do not live in reality as he can so easily deceive them and then use them to do his will as you would a slave and/or robot and it´s working for Satan very well. These Lefties are more than willing to do the will of Satan and Satan makes them think it´s all them as he hides himself from them. They´ll fall for anything as long as they think it´s their idea.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 4/23/2014 8:07:35 AM     (No. 9821320)

The more they fail, the bigger their lies get.
There will be a breaking point.....it´s inevitable.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Rinktum, 4/23/2014 8:22:42 AM     (No. 9821342)

FTA: "The best way to undermine leftism is to let it operate for awhile."

I´d like to hope this is true, but Obama´s brand of leftism is so extreme and has been so easily introduced and accepted by the masses that I fear undoing it is going to take an enormous effort. Trying to rip some of the entitlements out of the hands of these people is going to be a huge undertaking. Right now the Republican leadership doesn´t appear to have the will to do much at all. They can´t even make a clear argument for their policies. Why they aren´t out on the steps of the Capitol everyday promoting their ideas on getting the economy rolling, is beyond me. Apparently, nothing motivates them to get their message out unless someone is laying some campaign cash in their hands. They don´t understand they have a country to save, but we do and we won´t forget it either when it comes to the ballot box.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Periwinkel, 4/23/2014 8:39:45 AM     (No. 9821369)

#5 Well said. You have put your finger on the problem. Our current Republican leaders have yet to state their vision, their beliefs or even their plans. Yet they expect us to blindly vote for them.

Obama is a huge problem; but taking back the Senate is probably not going to bring any of the big changes desperately needed...let alone the easy little ones. Our guys have no plans or vision.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: bpl40, 4/23/2014 9:30:56 AM     (No. 9821442)

As in Bubba´s case its more like animal cunning than cleverness. In the complex and adult world of real politics and competent governance, it takes you only so far. As we are finding out. Next two and a half years are going to be quite a ride.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: varkdriver, 4/23/2014 9:32:09 AM     (No. 9821444)

Dammit, #5, you speak the ground truth. The entrenched entitlement mentality, not to mention the Common Core teaching the young skulls-full-o-mush about the greatness of Socialism, will be tough to un-do even with the best leadership.

I pray the good Lord to guide this great nation.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Carolina Kat, 4/23/2014 10:25:23 AM     (No. 9821531)

Great article! Thanks for posting. Politics is a pendulum and it´s swinging back to the right. This time I hope the right takes the opportunity to roll back the stupidity instead of clinging to it for future campaigning points.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: EnsignOToole, 4/23/2014 10:39:21 AM     (No. 9821560)

Please, dear God let this be true even though it is painful:
The best way to undermine leftism is to let it operate for awhile..., and you will inoculate the citizenry for a generation to come.

Here is the good news:
This is occurring. We are seeing the utter collapse of the leftism program as it exists in the U.S., a collapse merely intensified and sped up by the fact that the Messiah has cut every corner and broken every rule of American governance. His abuse of pen and phone have so far produced only chaos.

Well, I don´t like it, but if we can see the light at the end of the tunnel, maybe we can hang on. Personally, I´d rather we endure the upheaval of Barry´s impeachment for high crimes and misdemeanors. I think the recognition that a President thumbing his nose at the Constitution will not be tolerated by "We the People" is of the utmost importance.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: OhMy, 4/23/2014 12:39:42 PM     (No. 9821723)

This article is an excellent analysis of the results of Obama´s failed ideology but there is no guarantee that this will be the commonly believed interpretation of events since no leaders on the other side are making the case and the media actively pushes a different narrative on every point. The GOP needs to show some leadership to properly interpret this disaster for what it is and learn from it so as to not repeat it. With the left writing the history this disaster may well yet be blamed on the GOP - who were often complicit in aspects of this even if they were not it´s overall leaders.

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