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Roger L. Simon

Obama and One-Party Rule

March 6th, 2013 - 8:34 am

If this keeps up, who needs a revolution or Cloward-Piven or anything else? Before we know it, we will have an elite, top-down society much like China, a form of state capitalism, which, it now seems, is the natural evolution of Marxism (almost the reverse of the “withering away of the state” envisioned by Karl). Russia has something similar, if less successful.

We are not that far off ourselves. Solyndra and other bogus “green” enterprises are most likely harbingers of this state capitalism. This form of business management may soon be pervasive.

The only thing that is lacking for this to succeed is true “one-party rule.” The media – at least most of it – won’t object. Such leading MSM figures as Thomas Friedman have written approvingly of China, admiring the efficiency of their system. We could be the same.

We may indeed have been living in an odd bubble, one of the rare times in human history that a true democratic republic was functioning.

Obama then would be a genuine transitional figure, one who has brought us back to our natural state of elitist managerial oppression.

Benjamin Franklin would not have been surprised.

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Jimbo is one of those specialized rubes that lives in the alternative universe of Obamonomics - with its own specialized Orwellian Krugman lingo. The deficit is being reduced when it only goes up $950 billion instead of $1,000 billion, taxes are revenue, a 50% influx of new food stamp recipients stimulates the economy fastest, and debt is irrelevant because we have an unlimited supply of money which can be printed.

I read where Roger Ailes said Joe Biden is as dumb as an ashtray. Jimbo Harrison is the stale butt sitting in the ashtray.
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I don't know what planet you were on between 2000 and the communist, excuse me, Democrat, takeover of the Congress in 2006 and the Presidency in 2008. Even with the insult to the economy that resulted from 9-11-2001, the economy was at full employment by 2004 and by 2005 employers were searching desperately for employees; unemployment in the 4% range means anybody who wants a job and who can fog a mirror can find one. Of course, the communist, excuse me, Democrat, media was screaming that what was probably the best economy in all human civilization was the "worst since the Great Depression," and fools like you either believed it or were willing to parrot the Party line. The DJIA record set yesterday broke the record set in 2007 before the communists, excuse me, Democrats had had time to begin wrecking the economy. Oh, and don't adjust it to a real dollar value because, first that would indicate that there is really considerable inflation in the economy and Comrade Obama's Junta denies that, and second, it would no longer be a record and we can't have anything done under the Eeeeeevul Bush be better than what's happin' under the Obamessiah. It's easy to say about you mind-numbed lefties ....
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cfbleachers is of course quoting Orwell, but I don't think that anyone seeks power for its own sake. There is either a personal reason (see Freud) or a political reason. I wrote that here: http://clarespark.com/2012/10/15/orwell-power-and-the-totalitarian-state/.
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If China is doing so well with one-party rule, why are they successful? One never hears about their president, or whatever they call him. Is he a good guy?
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My God, enough about each and every miserable aspect of Obama's perfidy.... don't you understand yet, everything he says and does is utterly vile.

Obama is a tumor on the body politic... one way or another, he needs to be excised.
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O is a megalomaniac and at some point he will overstep; they always do.

How much trauma will O cause before he is politically neutered? When it comes it could be far worse than Nixon’s Saturday night massacre.

Maybe the light will go on in Boehner’s head before he accepts O’s invitation to the next round of golf.
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Looks like it's back to business as usual with no budget and a continuing resolution which includes as baseline, the stimulus spending.

I agree with Curt A, The Constitution Party is worth your time if you are looking for a future.
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The Republican Party of 2016 is the Federalist Party of 1816.......on it's way out.
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Yes, China is doing so well with its $4,000 per GDP and those government build ghost cities that may very soon trigger a real estate bust in China that will make our 2008 crisis look mild. Then there's the whole one child by force policy and shooting dissidents in the head (though Democrats would probably love that).
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Once the Democrats retake the House in 2014 amnesty for 11 million Hispanics will be certain. Since they vote overwhelmingly Democratic, and considering they will bring their families in and we can expect another 10 million soon one party rule is inevitable. The real question is whether they will repeal the 22nd amendment. Considering the current and certain future political culture that seems a certainty. All this means that we can expect Obama to be re-elected again and again.
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The specific language is may not be "elected" President more than twice. So, I'm sure they could find some crisis to permanently suspend presidential elections and make it stick with the loaded Supreme Court. They could probably even offer to suspend Congressional elections since there seem to be enough RINOs who would jump at the chance not to have to sweat elections again either.
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I cannot believe this is a serious column. Treating the obvious as being profound?
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Jeepers, Roger, where ya been? This is not news anymore [http://senseofevents.blogspot.com/2012/12/full-speed-for-fiscal-cliff.html]:
This president has only one goal in his second term: to eliminate political and economic competition to himself first and the Democrat party second. There is no other Obama agenda. Not jobs, not economic growth, not anything. Emplacing permanent one-party rule in this country is the sole goal for term 2.
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While people were out partying,the lunatics took over the asylum.
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