"If at age 20 you are a conservative then you have no heart. If at age 30 you are a liberal then you have no brains."
Sir Winston Churchill

Obama obviously knows very little about economics, specifically that "Society stagnates when independent productive achievers begin to be socially demonized and even punished for their accomplishments." This dilemma fogs Obama's reality. To him, accepting this truth is a "false choice", his answer to things he doesn't understand. And by the way... where is John Galt?

Wednesday, January 20, 2010


As America commences its sleepwalk through history in the era that is ironically striving to become known as the Pax Obamus, it is critical for any and all of us who have no desire to follow a very strange man with very strange ideas over the cliff, to be as defiant as our forefathers were at Lexington and Concord. We must individually and collectively do all that is humanly possible to stop this act of mass national suicide before there is no one left who can even leave behind a true and objective chronicle of how America drank the “kool-aid’.
America like the “Jonestown” of the seventies has turned its back upon itself and retreated into the wholesale devotion of a cult of personality that demands only that one suspend rational thought and simply follow the lofty dictates of the messianic leader. As with all such cults no deviation is tolerated by the acolytes who have been appointed to key positions to actualize the will of the leader. This country has come to a fork in the road and there are no maps in existence to guide us to a final destination or even a vision of a final destination. We are like the ancient mariners left with cartography that simply says “Beyond this point there be dragons”. Posterity demands at least this much of us.
Something is very wrong with Barack Obama. It is more than his preternatural abilities to be Svengali to most of the mainstream press and media. It is more than the still unfathomable decision of a majority of our fellow citizens, to bestow almost unlimited power to a man with almost no public record and a very disturbing private one.

 What does this say about us as a people? What does this say about us as a culture? Have we begun the descent that history tells us every great civilization inevitably goes through? Or are we simply being tested by a divine providence who is distressed that the “shining city on a hill” envisioned by the founders and the framers has become corrupted and now like the Augean Stables, needs to be cleansed.

The President of the United States who has sworn an oath to protect and defend this country wants instead to fundamentally change this country. He wants the American Public to abandon the basic principals that act as the bedrock of the nation and instead adopt something so foreign and alien to our history and our psyche that it may as well be something from another dimension. He wants to perform this metamorphosis without debate or discussion and he wants to complete it before the nation hardly even knows it has begun. In effect he wants to enact a “Putsch”.
 This “Putsch” will affect every aspect of our society. It will cause our energy costs to skyrocket based on a dubious theory of climate change that is debunked by thousands of scientists even as it is embraced by thousands who celebrate emotion over science. It will ration health care so that the healthy will have checkups free of charge but the sick will face a death sentence if the “system” decrees that the operation, or the drug or the therapy is not warranted or cost effective due to age or income. It will abandon traditional allies an instead adopt policies of reconciliation with regimes run by the fanatical and the insane and in so doing, it will become the enabler of evil. It will lower the standard of living for almost every citizen of the country in the name of finally achieving the goal of equal outcomes for all instead of equal opportunity for all. It will create group rights that will supplant individual rights. It will dismantle our military and our defense capability to the point that we will be vulnerable to those who hate us. This will be done in the name of “fairness” to those nations we “oppressed” throughout history regardless of whether or not we brought peace, prosperity, food, medicine or freedom to them.

Under this President we will turn our backs upon ourselves and everything that is unique to us being “Americans” will become something to be shunned and be ashamed of. We stand today on the edge of the precipice with POTUS playing the role of the Pied Piper and telling us in his unique beguiling way to jump over the cliff for that is where a better future lies.
If the nation decides to travel this wretched road to “Obamanetics”, many casualties will strew the wayside. Gone will be the “separation of powers” and with it the “division of powers”. Using a media ignorant of history and spilling over with slavish devotion to celebrity for celebrity’s sake, the work of Jefferson, Adams, Madison, Franklin, Jay and Hamilton will be consigned to a musty corner of a dark and dusty mausoleum. This president has made it abundantly clear that “Democracy” is not one of his priorities. He feels that what we all need and want, whether we know it or not, is security and predictability. None of these objectives, he argues opaquely, is possible with democracy. Democracy is too unpredictable…too volatile…too hard to manage. It is the secular argument against Democracy that mirrors the religious one exhorted by political Islam.
So the nation deceived by the fourth estate it once trusted and fearful of an economic tsunami caused in large part by the direct interference of the partisans of the party of Obama with the free market and capitalism, stands stunned and numb as to what to do as the bottom falls out beneath their feet. They are fed all manner of lies and distracted by meaningless media circuses as brave people in a land run by men from Hell itself, are butchered in the streets, The President of the United States says little …he does not want to interfere…he does not want to become the issue…he wants to preserve his precious dialogue with leaders so bereft of humanity that only the application of brute force can get their attention.
But the American Messiah is oblivious. He revels in his powers of persuasion. Has he not seduced an entire country with platitudes and generalities always careful to mention that this job or that will be long and difficult so that the details are always hidden away? Has he not toured foreign capitols and been received like the greatest star of the age? Dictators who bared their fangs at his predecessor now dazzle the camera with huge toothy grins for him. He gives speeches with a backdrop of smiling faces, carefully orchestrated so that the viewer will associate their giddy applause at strategic moments with instant vindication of what ever has just come out of his mouth.

For the students of history however there is something wrong with these otherwise magic moments. The stagecraft associated with his performances is all too reminiscent of people, places and times decidedly dangerous and decidedly deceptive. It is Bayreuth bathed in torchlights or Pyongyang suffocating in darkness or Jonestown with bodies contorted in rigor mortis as the jungle begins to claim them as its own, that begins to be conjured up in the darkest recesses of the mind. We are being had one begins to think. We are being had by a very great hustler at the pinnacle of his powers.
So we stand on the cusp of history. What we do depends entirely on us and depends on whether or not this generation has any of the vision of Washington and Lincoln left in their political DNA. The choices before us all demand sacrifice and hard work. One path however leads to a better and stronger nation reborn under the Constitution as it has been by every generation, to meet the great challenges of the time and overcome them. The other leads to a new country which will run from these challenges and thereby lose the essence of whom we are and who we have been and who we can be in the future. One is the road to freedom and the other is the road to Jonestown.

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