Benedict Arnold Obama
Could Mr. Obama be a traitor or possibly a Manchurian Candidate for supplying tactical equipment to Russia and arms to al Qaeda-linked rebels in Syria while trying to disarm legal gun owners in the United States? Is he a communist like his parents, grandfather, and mentor, Franklin Marshall Davis? Maybe he’s incompetent?
More than 50% of Americans recently polled by CBS said that Mr. Obama is a good leader. Perhaps he is merely fulfilling the will of the people by fundamentally transforming our country.
The one thing we know for certain is that President Obama is an unwavering left-wing ideologue whose charm and oratory skills give him great power. Then there is the fact that he is half-black, not American half-black since his background is nothing like most African-Americans. He was not brought up in poverty, went to private schools and spent many formative years in Indonesia. Yet he uses his non-blackness to great advantage.
The lawlessness of his administration is unprecedented and he continues FORWARD without much resistance.
The White House is using agencies to rewrite laws while calling them rules or regulations, but these are no mere tweaks, they are fundamental changes.
Our country has been a nation of laws which follow the law of the land – our constitution and the Bill of Rights, at least it was until now.
Consider changes to the federal law governing healthcare – The Affordable Care Act – for one. It looks nothing like the original bill that was voted on by Congress. Liberal law Professor, Jonathan Turley said we are at a constitutional tipping point: “The rise of an uber presidency unchecked by the other two branches…This massive shift of authority threatens the stability and functionality of our tripartite system of checks and balances.”
It began with George Bush, Turley says, but it has gotten far worse under Barack Obama. The changes go far beyond correcting ambiguities. Obama, Turley says, is taking core issues and changing them after Congress voted to not change them. The issues concern dates and coverage.
Mr. Obama has declared that he will violate the constitution and circumvent Congress whenever they disagree with him or as he puts it, “refuse to act.” He was applauded on the floor of Congress for violating the law of the land by the very people being relegated to insignificance in this most bizarre turn of events.
Where in the constitution does it say the president can ignore the separation of powers and rewrite laws? Why is the media gleeful when Obama does it?
Journalists are props and we see little investigative journalism as Mr. Obama proceeds to lie to get things done according to his prescription for the country.
Americans rank global warming at the bottom of issues that concern them yet alarmists are trying to make it the top issue. It’s a great distraction from the disaster that is ObamaCare.
Mr. Obama is destroying the coal industry because he believes global warming is a settled science despite a fair amount of evidence to the contrary.
He thinks because more scientists are on board the global warming train that means the science is settled. If numbers were the deciding factor, Hilter would have been correct because most of the Germans agreed with him.
The climate science has been politicized and numbers are not as meaningful as he would make them out to be.
Some of what he does is inexplicable. He want to destroy coal but he funds electric car projects even though they require coal to fuel the electricity they need to run.
Wildly exaggerated claims of fracturing incidents has led the EPA to become ever more abusive of the much-demonized oil and gas industry. Eight democrats want to reopen its investigations into water contamination incidents in Wyoming, Pennsylvania and Texas that they say may have been connected to natural gas drilling, including hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. It’s already been looked into and resolved.
Every time they look into the same already disputed issues again-and-again, it costs the industry money and the expenses are passed on to us.
Mr. Obama is passing regulations and rules that are in reality laws which are hampering the industry and other businesses unless it’s one of his pet projects such as green energy.
A liberal professor in the Rochester Institute of Technology, Lawrence Torcello, wants to see climate change deniers put in jail. Daily Caller quoted his essay presented on an academic website called The Conversation. He believes that any “campaign funding misinformation” “ought to be considered criminally negligent.” Criminal negligence and science misinformation (as decided by liberals) should be linked.
At the same time, our president is funding the global alarmist theories which are still unproven theories.
The organization, Climate Change Reconsidered published a paper, “Climate Change Reconsidered II: Biological Impacts,” which describes thousands of peer-reviewed scientific journals that do not support and often contradict the IPCC’s hysterical narrative predicting “death, injury, and disrupted livelihoods” due to climate change. The research is ignored in all IPCC’s reports.
Mr. Obama plans to put a cap and trade system through using executive orders and via his agencies such as the EPA, despite the will of the people and volumes of contradictory science.
He is using the EPA to rigidly control land use, even private land throughout the country. The Clean Air Act and the Clean Water Act are being used to write rules that are in effect laws and which greatly expand the power of the EPA.
Education is under assault. Read about Common Core at Maggie’s Notebook. The Core is nationalizing education though it is unconstitutional to do so and it renders all local and parental control over educational curricula and testing nonexistent.
Our educational system under Common Core has been a leftist playground prior to Mr. Obama coming on the scene because controlling types do believe education is the way to fundamentally transform us. The new AP American History standards lays out a path we will be taking.
President Obama has diminished our sovereignty with his open borders policies and his desire for U.N. treaties that cause us to – in the U.S. Ambassador to the U.N.’s words – “give up a pinch of sovereignty.” We have drug cartels setting up shop in this country and there are direct supply routes from Venezuela and El Salvador. He is at the same time allowing marijuana to be legalized. His own ATF website provides evidence that marijuana is a gateway drug. Terrorists come across the border “from time-to-time”, to quote Janet Napolitano, and the Israelis have been tracking a direct route by Hezbollah from Mexico to the US for more than a decade.
What the hay, I say shrugging my shoulders, they are Democratic voters.
A recent editorial in The Aspen Times, reported by American Conservative 2 Conservative, asks if Obama is a Manchurian Candidate over his dealings with Russia. The author presents his evidence: Obama did promise to be more flexible after the election; he got nothing for abandoning the missile defense system in Poland; when Putin invaded the sovereign nation of Ukraine and took over Crimea, Obama posed absurdly trivial sanctions; when Morsi of Egypt threatened Israel, he supported them; when Syria gassed its own people, he ignored the red line he drew.
On the other hand, in dealing with citizens, he targets them with the IRS and spies on them using the NSA. He refused to rescue Americans in Benghazi, “calls the American political party that freed the slaves “hostage takers” and, most recently, used the CIA to conduct surveillance on American senators (according to the longtime Democratic senator who heads the Senate Foreign Relations Committee).”
The author has a point.
Foreign policy under Mr. Obama is more than simply a renunciation of involvement in foreign wars, it’s a full surrender and abdication of our former role as guardians of freedom. Now we are one cog in a socialist wheel, no more exceptional than Cuba, Iran, Russia, England.
Mr. Obama abandoned Eastern Europe when he dropped the proposed missile defense shield and he is now aiding the enemy. He is supplying Russia with tactical equipment.
He has abandoned Israel and hopes to abandon support for the Israeli missile defense.
President Obama told us we could keep our doctor and our hospital and our insurance under ObamaCare and of course we can’t. After destroying our healthcare system so we could insure all Americans – we had about 47 million uninsured – we will have 46 million uninsured. We did all this to insure what? 1 million people?
The best case scenario according to the CBO is that by 2020 there will be 30 million uninsured. We don’t know how many of the newly insured are in Medicaid – the poor-quality free healthcare. We do know that less than one-third of those alleged 7 million who signed up were uninsured and a good 15% to 20% haven’t paid a premium yet.
ObamaCare is a grand redistribution of wealth, that’s all it is. None of the ObamaCare promises to lower premiums and insure all Americans, none of them will be fulfilled.
The entire purpose of this monstrosity is to control the most important thing in our lives – our health. The government will decide who gets cared for and how they get cared for, who lives and who dies. The current system which is no system at all is a way station in between our good healthcare system and universal healthcare.
ObamaCare even deprives religious people of their right to conscience. Obama put in the HHS rule after the law was passed. It requires religious institutions to provide abortifacients and contraceptives to their employees.
More importantly, the HHS mandate is the government defining what is allowed to be called a religious institution in his secularized, socialist government. It won’t be schools, hospitals, charities, private businesses and so on. He is putting all of those under his dominion. It’s an early form of nationalization.
Mr. Obama told Cardinal Dolan, the then Archbishop of New York, that he would not do exactly what he later did – require Catholics to provide birth control and abortifacients. It was always his intention.
Mr. Obama is clearly no friend to private business, he believes the government needs to act as dominatrix to capitalism. He wants to determine salaries and make them all equitable in his quest for income equality which some say will be Hillary Clinton’s campaign mantra. He defines equality as requiring salaries be based on need.
Equitable means everything is put in a big pot and the government doles out the benefits. It is the rule of collectivism over individual rights.
Obama or Hillary might have said these words: “We are socialists, we are enemies of today’s capitalistic economic system for the exploitation of the economically weak, with its unfair salaries, with its unseemly evaluation of a human being according to wealth and property instead of responsibility and performance, and we are determined to destroy this system under all conditions.” They could have said it except Hitler thought of this first, in 1927.
Obama’s financial reform will prove no better for the country than his reforms in education, energy, healthcare, and the military.
Thanks to Dodd-Frank, the government’s new regulatory powers include a consumer protection agency and the creation of a single federal bank regulator. It’s more centralization, more nationalization, more things under the thumb of fewer and more powerful people.
The act replaces market-based financial monitoring with government bureaucracies, many of which lack oversight and are completely unaccountable for their actions or budgets.
At the same time, he continues to add taxes while continuing the 40% deficit on every dollar we spend. The money he has added to the budget is going to entitlements, his crony friends, and green energy. He is making it virtually impossible for the next president to get us out of the welfare state mentality he has set up.
Al Sharpton said that the American people knew they were voting for socialism when they voted for Mr. Obama. Remember when Newsweek ran that famous cover, We Are All Socialists Now.
Did the American people really want to be socialists or perhaps communists since socialism is the road to communism? A socialist America goes against the values this country was founded on. They are contraindicated – diametrically opposed. You can’t be a socialist and a traditional American who adheres to our Founding principles. Nonetheless, that is what is happening.
Some might say socialism is different in a democracy than in a fascist government, but unfortunately, they both end up requiring forcible implementation. People end up in jail, being shunned, kept from jobs and public office, and so on, in a social democracy. You can’t be part of the collective, which is what socialism is, and deviate very much from the mandates of the powerful.
If you notice, President Obama doesn’t refer to our country as a Constitutional Republic, he refers to our country as a Constitutional Democracy – very different. One is a free market society and the other, the one he appears to like, is a socialist society captive to crony government.
Mr. Obama is fundamentally transforming us into a socialist government or worse and by doing so, he is betraying our country, a country that values individual freedom and self-sufficiency to one that values the collective and dependency.
Cicero once said this:
“A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself. For the traitor appears not a traitor; he speaks in accents familiar to his victims, and he wears their face and their arguments, he appeals to the baseness that lies deep in the hearts of all men. He rots the soul of a nation, he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of the city, he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist. A murderer is less to fear.”
Mr. Obama, in the name of diversity, has segregated us along every line imaginable. He has caused us to war against ourselves, but it does get the Democratic Party votes. If the end justifies the means, then this is perfectly okay.
What Mr. Obama is doing is like nothing that has been done before. Make no mistake about that. He is not the president of the United States. He is the president of the Collective States of America. Whether he is a traitor, a Manchurian Candidate, a Socialist, incompetent, lawless or simply fulfilling the will of the people – that is for you to decide.