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Obama’s Republic of Lies

November 9th, 2013 - 8:21 am

Once again, Obama has managed to astonish me. I thought people would be rioting in the streets over this example of what Andy McCarthy rightly calls “massive fraud.” But, no.  His popularity has ticked down a bit more.  Some of his vulnerable Democrat colleagues are panicking a little as they prepare to face what is certain to be a hostile electorate.  But what will happen?

Probably nothing much. Which is too bad.  The other day, I went to a launch party for David Horowitz’s new book The Black Book of the American Left. In the course of his remarks, David made a point I have several times made in this space: ObamaCare is only incidentally about health care. At bottom, it is about control—more specifically, it is about the federal government’s control of the lives of its citizens.  That, indeed, is why the Internal Revenue Service has been enlisted to enforce the provision of this monstrous piece of legislation. This government agency, which was brought into being to collect taxes, has in intervening decades become an important instrument of governmental coercion. ObamaCare was custom-made for an agency like the modern IRS: meddlesome, bureaucratic, and minatory.

My friend Robert Bork was fond of quoting Justice Scalia’s mournful observation that “day by day, case by case, [the Supreme Court] is busy designing a Constitution for a country I do not recognize.” People tend to think that revolutions are violent and dramatic occurrences.  Sometimes they are. But sometimes they happen almost by stealth, an imposition here, a regulation there, an ancient habit of probity or fair dealing quietly elided to make room for some new understanding of the relation between citizens and the state.

Over the last few years, the president of the United States has lied, publicly and repeatedly, about a matter of grave national importance to millions of people.  His dishonesty, like Falstaff’s, is “gross as a mountain, open, palpable.” What will we, the people, do about it?  I think Andy McCarthy is right when he suggests that it is “highly unlikely that Barack Obama will ever be impeached.”  I am not so sure, however, that he is right that it is certain “that he will never again be trusted.” I wonder about that.  Andy ends with the observation that “the American people will not think twice about taking out their frustration and mounting anger on those who collaborate in his schemes.”  I’d like to think so.  But I wonder about that, too.

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The problem with this country is not the Left. The Left's position on issues is always predictable and consistently wrong.

No, the problem with this country is the collaborators, rent seekers, and outright frauds on the Right. RINOs are the problem.

Let's use Marco Rubio as an example of what I am talking about. He ran for office espousing Tea Party principles. What did he do upon gaining elected office? He betrayed all those who voted for him. These kind of back-stabbing collaborators are the worse.
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Thanks to the takeover of the public education system the product of that grinder no longer have the mental faculties to make the logical conclusions to understand that Zero actually lied. The progressive takeover of nearly every educational institution in this country is paying off in spades. Most of the 'product' of public education are too busy rolling a joint or popping another pill or beer cap - or texting on their iphones to their buddies to pay attention to what is going on past their own infantile interests.

The deconstruction of America continues. I see nothing that will halt this downhill slide into oblivion - a new dark age is nearly upon us.

I don't mean to be a downer but look at the evidence. 'They' (the product of public education) are all around us - you know some of them - I know some of them. 'They' are simply too damned selfish to give a sh!t to pay attention to what is happening.

When its all over 'they' will lift their gaze and ask "What happened"? There won't be an answer.


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Obama is a knave. But what are most Americans? Answer that and you'll have the answer to how much or how little outrage Obama's fraud will evince. I've had a very jaundiced view of my fellow Americans ever since the 1960's. You see, I was an adolescent, largely formed when the '60's detonated. What were the '60's? Essentially that decade was a full frontal assault on squares and the central square value, decency. And what struck me forcefully at the time was the gusto with which millions embraced that hateful and hate filled assault. That's right, behind the peace and love smokescreen the '60's were malevolent. Obama is malevolent. Were the millions who had a riotous good time kicking over the traces back then malevolent? Most of them probably not. But they had and their descendants have a weakness for what they would call "rebel values." Which makes them marks for malevolent knaves like Obama & Co. So my answer to the question that Mr.Kimball poses, sorta, is that the outrage will be decidedly muted. Except for the outrage directed at those terrorist Tea Party squares. At them the knave directed outrage of "tolerant, with-it" Americans will be intense.
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My friend Robert Bork was fond of quoting Justice Scalia’s mournful observation that “day by day, case by case, [the Supreme Court] is busy designing a Constitution for a country I do not recognize.”

There a big failures to point at in these dark times, caught halfway through the wrenching final conversion to socialism. The absence of an opposition party really hurts, leaving those opposed to freedom to run amok. But perhaps the biggest failure of all is the SCOTUS, where the day the law was declared a "living" document, it in effect was laid to rest. Now we have a TV president ruling by diktat. Never mind that it's against the law, as in illegal, he knows that they won't impeach him so long as he's still able to sell his con a sucker population.

What was done to Bork was disgusting. Somehow real deal guys like Bork can't get on the Supreme Court, yet a Kagan was admitted with nary a mention of the fraud she pulled while working in the White House, willfully misrepresenting the words of three scientists. The news entertainers barely even took notice, figuring that it's all in the political day, so be it.
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Obama's new pivot to "Climate Change!" Say what? where?
Renewable energy? Really? Wind Turbines? More flimflammery.
Has anybody mentioned the fact that wind turbines use magnets made with: 1)neodymium and 2)dysprosium? Well, check it out! These are rare earth minerals mined in Baotou,exclusively in northern China, reported Travis Fisher and Alex Fitzsimmons, policy associates with the Institute for Energy Research. Thus, ruining lives, live stock, siblings and schools. What nobody is saying, is that (an MIT study) one 2-megawatt wind turbine is estimated to contain about 752 pounds of rare earth minerals.
A report from Fisher and Fitzsimmons, published by Rightside News, disclosed that: 1)mining one ton of rare earth minerals produces, 2)one ton of radioactive waste.
Last year the United States added 13,131 megawatts of wind-generating capacity, and at least 4.9 million pounds of rare earths were used in the turbines installed in 2012. That means at least 4.9 million pounds of radioactive waste were created to make wind turbines installed in all USA.
When compared to U.S.’s nuclear industry, which produces between 4.4 and 5 million pounds of spent nuclear fuel each year, the U.S. wind industry most likely created more radioactive waste last year than America's entire nuclear industry — while wind industry accounted for just 3.5 percent of all electricity generated across the country.
MIT’s study further revealed that demand for dysprosium could rise by 2,600 percent in the next 25 years as wind industry expands, Rightside News authors warn.
They conclude: "All forms of energy production have some environmental impact. However, it is disingenuous for wind lobbyists to hide impacts of their industry while highlighting the impacts of others.
"From illegal bird kills to radioactive waste, wind energy poses serious environmental risks that the wind lobby would prefer you never know about."Pray. Amen. Join a Tea Party, urgently.
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It's not Obama's fault. He swings to the right, he swings to the left depending on how his puppet masters manipulate the strings.

He is STANDARD BEARER of motive, means and opportunities of the DNC nominating Committee in 2008 chaiired by Nancy Pelosi.

Certifying BH. Obama, of uncertain provenance, with a Second from Hillary Clinton of the Bill - Hill comic team - "eligible" as their Party nominee for the Office of President of the USA. These United States of America, that Constitutional Republic aka "Country of Law" not of men. (Law NOT Lawyers)

Proving once more that "Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned". in this case 2 (two) women scorned.

Nancy Pelosi who at the loss for "her" Party of the election of the symbolic, the game-changing date, Millenium, in her fury publicly vowed revenge against those who scorned "her" Party. "Seconded" by Hillary Clinton's insistence that election "was stolen" from "their Party". Stolen by what she called, calls?, "That VAST Right-wing CONSPIRACY".

"Obamacare" started life as Hillary's baby during the Advent to the Millenium. Enacted into Law as soon, with haste at THEIR game changing date. Delayed from the historical date, but you play the cards dealt.

N. Pelosi "whipping" the congressional warriors into enactment with "WE HAVE TO PASS IT, to know what's in it". How's that for social, political management of first order. Exemplary in later management. Learning on the job?

HAVE TO PASS IT ... Of Course. Congressmen in fear of their lives from the massed armed troops withTanks to see the Orders from the Commander-in-Chief and his Staff Officers were obeyed.

Why the RUSH? A virtual Blitzkrieg to enact. Could it be ALL tenured, some in perpetuity, many trained in Law, in Congress House AND Senate KNOW once a Law is on the books it is virtually impossible short of outright war to remove it. So get THAT Law in FAST, IN CASE as so happened with the Congress of the Advent when presented with "Hillarycare", "the best laid plans...."?

Nancy Pelosi regaled us with yet another display of what she considers "public service" means in her march, AS IF a Roman Triumph, down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington. House Speaker's Gavel Raised High as if Imperial Eagle in HER "revenge" against the Americans who scorned "her" Party at the Millenium. Better late than never.

Three Cheers Americans. A man of uncertain provenance submitted for election to the highest honour in the citizens' gift with an open Declaration of War against the American polity and People elected TWICE by those citizens.

AND those citizens are suprised they're being taken, literally, for a ride.

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Wait until the illegal immigrants figure out that the ACA lie screwed-up Amnesty.
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but why do we need more laws on immigration, so what if they aren't working, neither if B.O. care and yet we are told it is the law of the land, and shut up and accept it, save when senate dems are looking to run for reelection, and then the law doesn't matter and must be changed.

And the media, nowhere in sight.
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... why do we need more laws on immigration, so what if they aren't working..

The law's not working cuz it's largely unenforced, and it's even illegal to enforce it
in many big cities. An illegal law, so to speak. We've merged with meso-America, agreeing to take their poor and uneducated and to put them on the dole. It's quite a deal.
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Obama is anything but an American.He is a pathetic human being and those that voted for him are no better.The media is to gutless to call a spade a spade.If there is a real Democrat out there,please tell me who it is.They are a endangered species,replaced by socialists,progressives and communists.None of which give a damn about America.
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Losing your faith and confidence in what was the wisdom and character of the people within America is a tough and unwelcome adaptation for many of us, isn't it? It not have to happen, but it sure has. In no reader's lifetime will much of what has occurred be undone.
_____-in-WH (your pick) will not change a bit. Frankly, I am very concerned about the range of evil and harm he will allow or facilitate further with his vindictiveness plus panic in order to consolidate his power, delusions, disdain, and "total disconnect". He will allow anything to use for his usual distractions. The **any** and their being worse than the prior events of our country, 9/11!, is terrifying.
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A start now for each of us that is sure to help is a stronger, much better led, informed, truly cherishing and patriotic, ethical, and smarter U.S. Senate in 2014. Whatever means now to stop the hildabeast from being a candidate, too?
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Yes, it is all right for any current, more traditionally raised or believing American to have distrust, disdain, disgust and outright terror of those Americans who waste their birthright in western civilization. Call them names and hate them -- the 52%ers, LIV, OWS, obamaphoners, illegals, RINOs ad nauseum.
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Prevarication in the defense of socialism is no vice; and honesty in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.
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you must be joking.
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Roger, another well written well gloomy article. How many is that now? Methinks typing will not solve the problem.
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