Skip to comments.Liberal Daily Kos diarist calls for 'benevolent' Obama dictatorship
Posted on 11/11/2012 10:20:36 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
In a diary posted Thursday at the left wing Daily Kos, Michael Alton Gottlieb called for Obama to rule the country as a "benevolent" dictator.
"The American Presidency is a de facto dictatorship," he wrote.
According to Gottlieb, the president "has unprecedented power of Fiat" and "literally has the power of life and death over every citizen in the nation."
So, in Gottlieb's view, the president should use that power for "good."
Echoing Michael Moore, Gottlieb says Obama should "lock up the bankers," without giving any reason why. Apparently, the fact that they work in a bank is reason enough for them to be stripped of their right to due process and tossed in jail.
"Reform the system. Forgive the debt. Reboot," he added. Unfortunately, the economy doesn't work that way, but it probably sounded good to Gottlieb at the time he wrote it.
He also called for Obama to unilaterally declare a national emergency, but doesn't say exactly why. He says America should "bring the troops home and the military-industrial-complex to heel."
Gottlieb seems to have forgotten the Executive Order signed by Obama that would spell out what could happen in such a declared national emergency. The order, signed in March, would effectively nationalize everything, including food, water and U.S. citizens...
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By re-electing him you’ve already made him a dictator. Good luck making him be benevolent.
Well that didn’t take long.
Sedition ain’t just a river in Egypt.
Most modern liberals are insane....I know, I work with a lot of them.
My "reboot" would include some shooting, but nothing Stalin would condemn... Stalin slaughtered 20,000,000, so perhaps Stalin wouldn't be a good metric, but it is one the Dims would understand. After all, 1 death is a tragedy, 1 million is a statistic.
This is why socialism and marxism and all that dreamy bunch of dung doesn’t work. People who get power like that are never benevolent. It is a dam* fairy tale and I am tired of that frickin’ tale! Move to North Korea if that is how you want to live!
He is asking for O to act like Hugo....why am I not surprised???
These fools will never get it. The lefty trouble makers are always the first to be thrown in the Gulag when their own people come to power.
The Left always eats its own.
Their demigod is a defacto employee of the Banks, an amazing reality about which they are clearly blind.
Here in the U.S., the people elected Barack Obama in 2008 on the implicit promise that the politically dominant financial sector would be limited in some meaningful fashion. Instead, President Obama immediately nixed any meaningful reform.
Many will claim that Obama was stymied by a Republican Congress. But the primary policy framework Obama put in place -- the bailouts --took place during the transition and the immediate months after the election, when Obama had enormous leverage over the Bush administration and then a dominant Democratic Party in Congress.In fact, during the transition itself, Bushs Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson offered a deal to Barney Frank, to force banks to write down mortgages and stem foreclosures if Barney would speed up the release of TARP money. Paulson demanded, as a condition of the deal, that Obama sign off on it. Barney said fine, but to his surprise, the incoming president vetoed the deal.
Yup, you heard that right-- the Bush administration was willing to write down mortgages in response to Democratic pressure, but it was Obama who said no, we want a foreclosure crisis. And with Neil Barofskys book Bailout: An Inside Account of How Washington Abandoned Main Street While Rescuing Wall Street, we see why.
Tim Geithner said, in private meetings, that the foreclosure mitigation programs were not meant to mitigate foreclosures, but to spread out pain for the banks...
My ass! Extremist Daily Kos is more accurate.
I don’t think liberalnwould make that suggestion if they didn’t think it were possible
My opinion of this is because they are the biggest troublemakers and
will demand the power be shared equally. But given the same power
those supporters would do the same and croak supporters just the same.
C’mon, Bo! Quick jump in the car before they find you and take you for a wok.
There’s even worse out there:
Murray Energys layoffs exemplify the economic dysfunction we must overcome
The US and the world is *so* heading into holocaust.
Just cross your fingers about who survives.
Remember the name, Michael Alton Gottlieb, when it comes time to try the bastards at Nuremberg II.
I guess he wants a full-out, declared, civil war then. Just out there in the open.
Go to Hell Michael Alton Gottlieb!!!
We have more people, more weapons, more appropriate equipment (night vision, camouflage, ATVs, etc.), veterans and much more. Are they that stupid?
Personally I don’t think he’s fully understood just exactly what would happen if what he says he wants, would be attempted.
What kind of work do you do? Just curious.
Boy, do these guys want a Banana Republic!
The first nazis were homosexuals. They are attracted to
Fascism. Maybe it’s the leather coats?
Not even a week..Heil!
Insane, heck - it’s a stretch that they’re human.
The natural bent of all leftists is towards fascism. Virtually all political vandals and destroyers of public property are leftists. The people who shout down, thrown things at, and keep from speaking people with opposing views of theirs at universities and other settings are all leftists. So this is no surprise that an Obamaton fervently wishes his master to turn into a new Joe Stalin. Lib/leftists like to whip and be whipped.
We’ve already seen the benevolent half of his seven year reign. The second half will be much different.
Did YOU misspell Muslim?
Mussolini was a nice guy compared to a Muslim working for the Islamic terrorists' interests.
For example, you never thought the Arab Spring was about democracy, did you? Arab Spring was about overthrowing governments and putting them into the hands of Muslim terrorists.
Egypt = Muslim Brotherhood = Success!
Libya = Well on way to get terrorists into power
Iraq = US Troops removed, terrorists attacks through the roof
Syria : US supplying weapons through Libya to "rebels."
Rebels : Muslim fanatics including Al Qaeda. In other words, the US (read that Obama) is giving Al Qaeda weapons.
Now do YOU understand Petraeus' affair and being thrown under the bus for a girlfriend or two? Do YOU understand the purpose of Arab Spring? Do you understand WHY homeland security (and others) is buying zillions of rounds for target practice? The purpose of a civilian force, just as well trained, just as well armed as the military....?
The useful idiot liberals think they have their liberal boy when in fact the President is working to enslave or kill them all; and YOU too, if necessary.
This is not a drill, it is a real attack organized by our Arab friends throughout the world. Obama is a modern day Trojan Horse. Are you awake now and do you understand that it is almost time to implement Phase 3?
From the article:
"For my part, I think redistributing wealth from the likes of Murray Energy, prohibiting them from dismissing hard-working producers for reasons of this sort, and preventing them from reducing the standards of living of 163 workers and their dependents is an important part of what it will take to improve our general standard of living and restore our economy."
Sad part is....people like Karl Rove, Ann Coulter, Sean Hannity, Salem Radio, and a bunch of other PhonyCon RINOs will concur with this DailyKos propagandist...and let Obama be a dictator
Agreed. But you know they want everything to be taken over being businesses will start closing down. The worse it gets the louder they will scream in favor of tyranny. The insanity of the left is extremely predictable.
A man named Gottlieb is calling for the second Hitler.
Comarde Bob, for the good of the Country, 0bama has decided you must die.
Be careful what you ask for, Michael Alton Gottlib - most dictators are overthrown, and usually quite violently.
“Utopian Fantasies for Liberal Idiots: a handbook for Communists”... The trouble with modern dayliberals is fhey are naive and trust their government too much. They sincerely believe the government has their backs...fools
This country is so going down the path of ancient Rome as it drifted from republic to dictatorship. Of course Obama less reminds me of Caesar than the the half Syrian half African transgender emperor Elagabalus.
I couldn’t agree more. Sadly, with exception of maybe Mike Gallagher, Salem Radio’s line up of talkers are mostly GOP-e apologists with Medved and Hewitt being the worst offenders.
Alton, I look at that word (and it's consequences), differently than you do. [Hint: 2nd amendment]
> We have more people, more weapons, more appropriate equipment (night vision, camouflage, ATVs, etc.), veterans and much more. Are they that stupid?
I know I don’t have to tell you this but:
Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large numbers.
Obama’s base is a bunch of fanatics and extremists. This is a fact that should be made public as much as possible. The Democrats play the “extremist” game constantly, and so should we.
A hollow threat is safe to ignore.