Skip to comments.When the Servant Rules
Posted on 03/11/2010 1:09:35 PM PST by the invisib1e hand
Servant. That's what "the most powerful man in the world" is: a servant and a leader. The power of the office of the President of the United States is derived from the consent of the governed -- it is not his own.
Some might suggest that President Obama would recoil from the concept of "servant-leadership" because, as we have been told, he is a black man and the word "servant" when referring to a black man can be construed by mildly paranoid minds to be a reference to slavery or some other racially oppressive mindset. Nevertheless, in this country, the mantle of "servant-leader" (not one or the other) is what the office of president bestows. Even on white presidents.
Now then, when the servant goes on tour using rhetoric such as, "I won't back down! They can back down!", and the "they" in question are the people who oppose a bill that he himself is obsessed with, the servant has ceased to serve and has begun to assert his will -- to speak like an "anti-servant," if you will.
As we see the tactics that Team Obama has invoked to win passage of his pet bill: persuasion, propaganda, shady deals (the Louisiana Purchase, the Nebraska Purchase), the marginalization of anyone who opposes its idea of "healthcare reform" by the media and intellectual elites, the murmur of saber rattling by the likes of Nation of Islam Leader Louis "Hitler was a very great man" Farrakhan, calling again for anarchy because "the white right opposes healthcare", manipulation and abuse of the legislative process, etc, we seem to be hearing more clips of the president asserting his will, his refusal to "back down," his insistence that the healthcare bill be passed now.
Seeing the increasingly aggressive assertions of the president as he refuses to "back down," we can't help but wonder, are we seeing President Obama metamorphose into a tyrant right before our eyes?
Yes a servant does not say to those he serves: Do it my way I know best. Obama is nowhere near a servant of those he serves. A servants job is to make life easier for those he serves. A servant never dictates to his master or he aint the masters servant very long.
>Yes a servant does not say to those he serves: Do it my way I know best.
But a servant may appeal to his master, saying “would it be better to...”
Yes a servant can appeal to the master to do it his way. However, in Obama’s case the masters have spoken over and over and over again: NO!!!!!!!!
That I agree with... and we shall see what becomes of it.
Both Federal and State Governments must be made to heal to the coming revolution. The ruling classes must once again be made to be our servants—paid like servants and act like servants. Public employee unions should be outlawed and government pay and benefits must be limited.
America will not "heal" until it rejects abortion. Period. The spiral continues until then.
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