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NBC News Anchor Wishes Obama Were Dictator
Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 15 Dec 2012 | John Semmens

Posted on 12/17/2012 9:59:50 AM PST by John Semmens

During an interview with Apple CEO Tim Cook, NBC News anchorman Brian Williams opined that “the country might be better off if President Obama could simply order businesses to carry out his economic vision.”

“The market system is so chaotic and uncoordinated,” Williams complained. “Every firm, every decision-maker is left free to do as he deems best. Wouldn’t it make more sense to have one person issue the marching orders for all? That way they’d all be working on the same plan rather than wasting resources clashing with each other.”

Citing the Affordable Health Care Act as an example of what he has in mind, Williams asked “If the government can force everyone to purchase health insurance why can’t it force every business to manufacture all of its products in America? Think of the money that could be saved on transportation from not having to import anything, the time saved from not having to make decisions, and the jobs created.”

Williams assured that he personally wouldn’t have any trouble following dictates from Obama because “I can’t imagine that he would ever lead us astray. In the four years he’s been President I don’t think he’s made a single misstep. I am supremely confident of his leadership.”

if you missed any of this week's other semi-news/semi-satire posts you can find them at...

http://azconservative.org/2012/12/15/right-to-work-passes-in-michigan-violence-feared/


TOPICS: Humor
KEYWORDS: media; nbcnews; obama; satire; tyranny
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1 posted on 12/17/2012 9:59:58 AM PST by John Semmens
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They really are coming out of the closet now, aren’t they....


3 posted on 12/17/2012 10:03:17 AM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: John Semmens

Get wet your pants, Brian. You want this kind of life, MOVE.


4 posted on 12/17/2012 10:04:06 AM PST by lesko
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To: lesko

get = ‘go’


5 posted on 12/17/2012 10:04:50 AM PST by lesko
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To: John Semmens

My computer monitor thanks Jesus that this was satire for I would have spare it not if this was true.


6 posted on 12/17/2012 10:05:00 AM PST by VanDeKoik
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To: John Semmens

Should be marked in the headline as satire.


7 posted on 12/17/2012 10:06:09 AM PST by BruCru (I think, therefore I am conservative!)
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To: John Semmens

There’s a lot I wish about that POS Øbama,, being dictator isnt one of them.


8 posted on 12/17/2012 10:06:33 AM PST by ▀udda▀udd (>> F U B O << "What the hell kind of country is this if I can only hate a man if he's white?")
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To: longfellow

Satire, guys...


9 posted on 12/17/2012 10:06:36 AM PST by Oberon (Big Brutha Be Watchin'.)
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To: John Semmens

For some odd reason I thought he was Canadian. He isn’t. So what’s his excuse?


10 posted on 12/17/2012 10:07:42 AM PST by meatloaf (Support Senate S 1863 & House Bill 1380 to eliminate oil slavery.)
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To: BenLurkin

“They really are coming out of the closet now, aren’t they”

What’s to stop ‘em?


11 posted on 12/17/2012 10:07:42 AM PST by V_TWIN (obama=where there's smoke, there's mirrors)
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To: John Semmens

Satire! Satire!


12 posted on 12/17/2012 10:08:35 AM PST by Clock King
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To: John Semmens

Usefull idiot.


13 posted on 12/17/2012 10:09:12 AM PST by Texas resident
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To: John Semmens

Examples of nations that adhere to what Brian Williams is suggesting:

1) USSR—1917-1991 with all the Gulags and the Ukrainian starvation

2) Cuba—people are so desperate to evade paradise that the float on 30 year old tires thru shark infested waters in order to share in our ‘economic chaos’.

3) North Korea—they eat tree bark because the government run economy is so resourceful(srac)

4) Pick a country in the Middle East(Israel excluded)

5) Cambodia—(killing Fields)


14 posted on 12/17/2012 10:09:18 AM PST by Le Chien Rouge
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To: Oberon

it’s extremely unfair to satirize something that is SO ENTIRELY BELIEVABLE. LOL!


15 posted on 12/17/2012 10:09:32 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: John Semmens

Stalin & Hitler would agree.


16 posted on 12/17/2012 10:09:33 AM PST by YHAOS
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To: Oberon

Mine wasn’t.


17 posted on 12/17/2012 10:12:06 AM PST by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: John Semmens

Sure Brian, let’s just ignore world history and go along with systems of government that are tyrannical in nature. A fundamental problem in America is that we’ve lost our understanding of what it means to be a free, and the slippery slope of allowing our freedoms to be taken away from us.

Perhaps Mr. Williams could speak to some of the journalists who dare to speak out in countries like China, Venezuela, North Korea, etc. Assuming of course their Governments haven’t shut them up, in some cases permanently.

Perhaps Mr. Williams should pursue his proposed utopia, pack his bags, and move.


18 posted on 12/17/2012 10:13:56 AM PST by Made In The USA (I'm not yelling, just... just talking enthusiastically..)
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To: xsmommy

Considering the times we are living in, that would leave him very little to write about!


19 posted on 12/17/2012 10:19:58 AM PST by loboinok (Gun control is hitting what you aim at!)
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To: John Semmens

Another good one John.


20 posted on 12/17/2012 10:21:25 AM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: John Semmens

Check out the big brain on Brian! Seriously, you really don’t want to open than can of worms, Brian.


21 posted on 12/17/2012 10:22:34 AM PST by windsorknot
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To: John Semmens; All
Whoa!...too close; they're getting so bold now.
...they aren't even trying to hide it anymore.
thanks, for this satire and the last one, too.

22 posted on 12/17/2012 10:27:12 AM PST by skinkinthegrass (Who'll take tomorrow,spend it all today; who can take your income & tax it all away..0Bama man can :)
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To: BruCru

Right under the title in bright red is semi-news/semi-satire.


23 posted on 12/17/2012 10:28:48 AM PST by EEGator
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To: John Semmens

Getting harder and harder to tell satire from the real thing.


24 posted on 12/17/2012 10:40:14 AM PST by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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“In four years, I don’t think Obama has made a single mis-step.”

Whoa, you almost got me there Brian.

How about these?

** fiddled while Middle East burned
** pissed away fourteen trillion dollars
** backed losing green “industries”
** friends with Hugo Chavez and enemies with Netanyahu
** Joe Biden


25 posted on 12/17/2012 10:42:38 AM PST by Peter ODonnell (It wasn't this cold before global warming)
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To: BenLurkin

If Bronco Bama actually WERE a dictator, it would be ever so much simpler to draw the contrasts and take a moral stand. Not easier, but simpler.

As it is, if resistance to Current Occupant is expressed, it is only because the resistant ones are “racist”. But as a dictator, such resistance would be seen as “freedom fighters”.

Actually, race never had a thing to do with opposition to the Current Regime in the White Hut. But escalating taxation (the Obamacare taxes) has been a powerful driving force. Coupled with stifling regulations that make no economic or scientific sense, and selective law enforcement, a sense of frustration has been building among a very large part of the American electorate. It just happened that it was not yet at sufficient boil on November 6, 2012.


26 posted on 12/17/2012 10:50:28 AM PST by alloysteel (Bronco Bama - the cowboy who whooped up and widened the stampede.)
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To: John Semmens

I just realized this is satire. I had no doubt this was true when I read it. That is how screwed up this country is! Not enough bad things can happen to Williams and his ilk!


27 posted on 12/17/2012 10:51:04 AM PST by Batman11 (We came for the chicken sandwiches and a Sweet Tea Party broke out!)
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To: Oberon

“Satire, guys...”

Only because the link SAYS satire and that guy didn’t actually say it.

Gov Bev wanted to postpone the elections to give Hussein more time. Not satire.


28 posted on 12/17/2012 10:55:00 AM PST by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: John Semmens
Wouldn’t it make more sense to have one person issue the marching orders for all?


29 posted on 12/17/2012 10:55:53 AM PST by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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To: John Semmens

Yeah, it really worked in Nazi Germany, fascist Italy, Soviet Russia, Zimbabwe...


30 posted on 12/17/2012 10:58:56 AM PST by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: John Semmens

Can you imagine, for even one brief little second, Williams saying that about a REPUBLICAN President??

It doesn’t piss me off so much that he said something like this - it pisses me off that ‘Journalists’ like Williams still insist that they are ‘un-biased’.


31 posted on 12/17/2012 10:59:21 AM PST by reagan_fanatic (You are not now, and will never be my President, Mr. Obama.)
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To: John Semmens

Damn it! You did it to me again!!!!!!!!!!!!!


32 posted on 12/17/2012 10:59:22 AM PST by miss marmelstein
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To: reagan_fanatic

Satire - sigh. I really need to check the sources a little more closely :P


33 posted on 12/17/2012 11:00:36 AM PST by reagan_fanatic (You are not now, and will never be my President, Mr. Obama.)
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To: John Semmens

At least with this attempt to polish your own apple you are not stepping on the still-warm bodies of dead children.


34 posted on 12/17/2012 11:06:12 AM PST by wtc911 (Amigo - you've been had.)
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To: John Semmens

LOL, good one! It’s like fishing with dynamite around here.


35 posted on 12/17/2012 11:07:29 AM PST by ChuckHam
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To: John Semmens

Brian Williams wants a DICTATOR?...well,..... he can go and move to Cuba or Venezuela.... he will be happy there..... and... by the way ....he should take Obama with him....


36 posted on 12/17/2012 11:19:26 AM PST by poinciana
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To: John Semmens

Brian Williams wants a DICTATOR?...well,..... he can go and move to Cuba or Venezuela.... he will be happy there..... and... by the way ....he should take Obama with him....


37 posted on 12/17/2012 11:19:26 AM PST by poinciana
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To: John Semmens

Nice piece of work John.


38 posted on 12/17/2012 11:19:26 AM PST by Focault's Pendulum
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Brian Williams wants a DICTATOR?...well,..... he can go and move to Cuba or Venezuela.... he will be happy there..... and... by the way ....he should take Obama with him....


39 posted on 12/17/2012 11:19:37 AM PST by poinciana
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To: John Semmens
What's not to believe?


40 posted on 12/17/2012 11:22:48 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: John Semmens
This reminds me of a PC game that I like to play called Tropico 3. You play a banana-republic dictator of a small Caribbean island, who can do all sorts of things that liberals only dream about doing here.

-PJ

41 posted on 12/17/2012 11:22:55 AM PST by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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Nobama is a dictator.

He has another 4 years to prove it.

42 posted on 12/17/2012 11:25:59 AM PST by Tolkien (Grace is the Essence of the Gospel; Gratitude is the Essence of Ethics.)
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“The market system is so chaotic and uncoordinated,”

Even though this is written as satire,the idea that the free market leads to an "anarchy of production" is an idea from Marx. It is the justification of the central planning of socialism.

But, on the basis of the way their prices are determined, every change in the demand of supply of a factor of production in a free market tends to be dealt with in the most rational, orderly, and efficient manner possible - that is in a way that maximizes gains and minimizes losses. And, in a free market,to the extent that the consumers are rational, the products whose purchase they discontinue at the higher prices will be the least important among the ones they previously purchased. That is, the consumers will discontinue their previously marginal purchases.

43 posted on 12/17/2012 11:29:14 AM PST by mjp ((pro-{God, reality, reason, egoism, individualism, natural rights, limited government, capitalism}))
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To: John Semmens
“I can’t imagine that he would ever lead us astray. In the four years he’s been President I don’t think he’s made a single misstep. I am supremely confident of his leadership.”


44 posted on 12/17/2012 12:04:27 PM PST by Bloody Sam Roberts (Political correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred.)
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To: John Semmens

I’m not God so I don’t get a vote, but I wish Brian Williams could get an immediate ticket to hell.


45 posted on 12/17/2012 12:16:51 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: John Semmens

Headline should be labeled as satire, or this thread should be pulled.


46 posted on 12/17/2012 12:29:52 PM PST by UnwashedPeasant
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Headline should be labeled as satire, or this thread should be pulled.


47 posted on 12/17/2012 12:30:07 PM PST by UnwashedPeasant
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You got me. :-)


48 posted on 12/17/2012 12:34:39 PM PST by snippy_about_it
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To: John Semmens

Drat you, John. You got me this time.


49 posted on 12/17/2012 12:38:35 PM PST by kitkat
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To: John Semmens

You got me there for a minute.
Well done.


50 posted on 12/17/2012 2:53:10 PM PST by TheConservativeParty (I'm sick of Bronco Bama.)
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