Skip to comments.Obama, oaths and the end of constitutional government [Alan Keyes and John Haskins]
Posted on 01/20/2009 12:32:48 AM PST by EternalVigilance
Now steps onto the stage of world history a man apparently quite conscious that the Supreme Law of the United States prevents him from being president of the United States.
For why else would anyone hire lawyers and expend millions of dollars to avoid producing a $12.50 birth certificate to show eligibility under the Constitution? 'Midst the rhythmic chants of a delirious, sycophantic media, inaugural splendor will substitute for simple proof that the United States of America will have a constitutionally legitimate president.
If Obama is not eligible, legally, the United States of America will have no president. A usurper will wield such power as few men have ever held, having no constitutional warrant. However beloved of the media or adored by racialist groupies, and irrespective of public support, Obama will be a tyrant, in the original sense of the word (from the Greek tyrannos meaning one who wields power to which he has no lawful claim). As he sends young soldiers to die, even the appearance of his usurpation of presidential powers will insult their sacrifice and thwart the Constitution they give their all to preserve. Even as he utters the oath hand on Lincoln's Bible he will betray it, not upholding, protecting and defending the Constitution, but subverting it.
The elites insist that we should pretend to be convinced by an exhibition of a "certificate of live birth" via the Internet, lacking the very information the Constitution requires. On the strength of this we are to exercise blind faith and risk the consequences of an unconstitutional usurpation of the presidency?
"Put not your faith in men, but bind them down with the chains of the constitution," Jefferson warned us.
(Excerpt) Read more at wnd.com ...
What Chew You Talkin’ ‘Bout Willis?
You and I have been assured that January the 20th, 2009 is a day like no other. It’s supposed to be a historic day. The promise of change is in the air. The individual to be sworn in to be the President of the United States is being cannonized by the media. This historic day changes everything, I am assured.
Tom Hanks is just thrilled. So are many other “beautiful people”. HBO has devoted many hours to the Commander in Chief Elect. The red carpet is being rolled out by major media outlets, the Democrat party, the citizens of the United States who are going to be in Washington, D.C. tomorrow. Even my boys the Republicans are buying into this. Why Newt Gingrich stated today that he is quite happy with Obama’s cabinet. With gadfly talking heads like this on your side, it’s enough to make you want to give up the hope of ever returning this nation to sound policies. Don’t trot out the name Gingrich to me anymore folks. Don’t call me when you want donations to his cause. Don’t quote me his rock solid comments. If he thinks Holder, Clinton, and others are just the type of people we need in the new President’s cabinet, then he has ceased to be a viable go to guy for Conservatives. It’s over Newt. And John, you may not know it, but your days in the Senate are numbered.
Martin Leuther King’s vision is now reality. We have a Black man ready to take the oath of office. Blacks in America have arrived at the promised land, or so it goes. The President elect is asking for unity. All of a sudden unity is something akin to a citizen’s duty. My how things have changed in the last few months.
You see, I watched these same people reject Presiden Bush since Tuesday, November 7th, 2000. The mention of unity by the left was outlawed over eight years ago. The “beautiful people” were more inclined to move out of the United States than rally behind the new president back then. They threw temper tantrums in November of 2000 and 2004. And they didn’t cool off one bit in between elections. Bush was said to have stolen the election. He was hated from day one by every moonbat leftist in this nation, and they didn’t regain their composure for eight full years. Take my word for it, they aren’t going to find him any more human in the next few decades. They hate him at this very moment, and if he could be erased from tomorrow’s festivities, it would make their day even more special, if that is humanly possible.
Euphoria has been shipped in to Washington, D.C. by the rail car full for months. Prior to that folks had stocked up before November 4th, 2008, hoping for a miracle from heaven, as they termed it. Now you can’t find a partial 2 oz jar of the stuff on any shelf in the nation. And that’s where reality hits this sugar coated moment right between the eyes. It is a false moment. It is a contrived moment. It is a moment that bears no more connection to reality than the claim that the moon is made of swiss cheese.
Martin Leuther King was never a big favorite of mine, however I do think he was exponentially more sincere and savvy than today’s race baiting moonbats. It’s my thought that King would see this moment for what it is. He would have been thrilled to see a young Black man being sworn in as President of the United States, but not this Black man. He would have been the first to support a qualified Black politician who had earned his way to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. He would not have contenanced a poser, and make no mistake about it folks, shortly after noon tomorrow, the grand master poser of this whole United States will be worn in to be our new President.
Late yesterday evening I thought back to a time when another young Black man was capable of delivering lines on que. He was a success at winning people over. He was funny, engaging, a very famous talent for a period of time. And then as fast as he had risen, he was gone. Gary Coleman was his name. And the reason Gary came to mind last evening, is that Gary is every bit as qualified to be our President as the poser who will be taking the oath in a few short hours. Gary has no executive experience. Niether does our President Elect. Gary wasn’t too good at managing his money, but then he didn’t have people donating to his cause in the amounts our President Elect did. Gary would be much more popular today, if the media had covered for him like the MSM did for our President Elect when it came to personal relationships with terrorists, anti-Semites, and people who gifted him parcels of land.
Gary ran into some trouble over the years. Our new President will also run into trouble. What we will see is that even a Black man who can articulate, is not safe from the media who will tear him to shreds, even as they run cover for their chosen one over the next four years.
Unlike how my fellow leftists in the United States acted for the last eight years, I am going to hope that our new President does meet with success. I am hopeful that he will do the right things. I will support him when he does, and oppose him loudly when he doesn’t. I will not hate him for eight years. I will not make hay off the actions of his daughters. I will abide by the same rules I abided by when it came to Chelsea Clinton, even though the leftists in our nation and specifically the leftist MSM in our nation treated the Bush twins with disrespect. I will treat them with respect despite the way the leftists and the MSM treated Governor Sarah Palin’s children.
We are playing by two sets of rules in the United States these days. Conservatives try to remain consistant with the Founding Father’s goals for this nation. The left tries to remain consistant with the Founding Principles of Vladimir Lenin. We tell the truth, and the media dismisses it as driven by vitrolic hatret. They advocate the tenets of the U.S. Constitution be eliminated, and demand unity under that effort.
Tomorrow is supposed to be a day of unity folks. And as long as we Conservatives go quietly into that cold winter’s night, all will be peachy. If we dare point out that Gary Coleman is as qualified to be President as the new kid on the block, we’ll be vilified. So much for the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. So much for this new President’s familiarity with what that Constitutions stands for. So much for his understanding of protecting the states against invasion. So much for his protecting the states against terrorism, as his concerns run first to the safety of terrorists, and second to the safety of U.S. Citizens. So much for his understanding of free markets and capitalism. So much for his understanding of why redistribution of wealth is not a tenet of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, and is a tenet of Lenin. So much for him understanding that you don’t give stature to terrorists by recognizing them and granting them access to world class leaders.
I suspect Gary Coleman might not get everything right that our new President is going to get wrong. In fact he might get everything wrong the new President will. And that is understandable, because neither of them are qualified. Neither of them have a clue what it takes to be a good community organizer, state senator, or senator of the United States that advocates for sound U.S. policy. Gary Coleman has nearly the exact same voting record in state and federal senates, because our new President hardly exercised his duty to vote on important matters. So Gary, brush up on your public speaking. That fact is, you have a chance in 2012, perhaps 2016.
If our nation survives eight or even four years of this new President, you should definately run in the primaries. The Democrats will love you. The MSM will love you. And if you should win, they’ll throw you a party like none other and compare you to Lincoln, Martin Luther King, and almost but not quite the Messiah for all mankind.
It won’t be quite as spactacular as the loonacy that is taking place today, because it would be almost impossible to make as big a fool out of youself as the MSM and major media players are today. Still, I’m sure they’d toss some support your way. It would have to be more support that Bush ever got from these Leninist pshycophants. Gary Coleman, President Elect! It has a nice ring to it. And when folks mention that I am wrong here, I’ll just look them in the eye and ask, “What chew talkin’ ‘bout Willis?”
What a sad day for our nation this is. Affirmative action has finally reached the pinicle it was designed for. May God help us. Don’t be confused. I’m talking about the real one. Sorry for the confusion moonbats.
My tagline is an amen to your fine post.
The Messiah is a rocket. Rockets come down as fast as they go up.
I think you’ve gone overboard on describing Martin Luther King’s dream is somehow connected to Obama.
To a degree, perhaps in the matter of color but
imho Obama’s agenda is not the same as the good Dr’s.
Obama is not worthy to tie the shoelaces of the late Dr.King.
WHAT DID Dr. King say about character?
I think you’re misunderstanding what my tagline is saying.
No , I was making a point about your reference to Dr. King
Baby Brains Is People!
Fill us in on who Alveda King is.Don’t think King had a daughter with that name, did he?
Alveda King - neice of MLK.
I won’t be listening to the Inaugural Address tomorrow
because I’m going shopping at Macys’& they’ve a good
clearance sale going on.
I’m 54 years old I figure if this speech is important I will have the rest of my life to read it or listen to it at MY CHOOSING, like wise with all things related to today.
I’m going to have a good time today and not involve myself in
Nothing like a good shopping spree to put you in a mood. I bought a new TV last weekend so I know how you feel. Right now, I’m going to try to get some sleep. If I wake up in time for the Inaugural, then I’ll watch it. Otherwise, no.
I keep hearing that his speech is going to be about taking personal responsibility. If so, when it is discovered that he had no legitimate right to run for POTUS and has to be removed from office.....will he take responsibility if riots and chaos ensue?
I'm going to the firing range and put holes in paper :-)
I'm a hunter, not a gatherer.
The above is a statement of judges later in the article.
There is a living God, who holds also an oath, and judges those who swear falsely. The end thereof is eternal death for the perjurer of a valid oath.
I disagree; they both have operated from similar, and related, subversive playbooks: Obama from that of Saul Alinsky, as modified by Bill Ayers (who once said he and his comrades would have to "disappearicide" about 25,000,000 Americans in death camps to make the Left's dream real), and King from that of Mohandas Gandhi's passive-aggessive "passive resistance" movement.
They have diverged: King wanted rights, and the overthrow and subjugation of the white South. Obama wants the right to rule by right.
Good Post. Yesterday I was listening to a local talk show and the host asked this question, “How many of you cannot stand to watch or listen to the Inaugural coverage and how many of you think it is ‘over the top.’?” The response was big. 53% of the voting public does not a big majority make when it comes to elected officials. A few minds changed here and there can tip the balance. I sense that many have lost respect for the major news and entertainment media, and feeling helpless in the midst of this irrational idolatry, will simply not be listening or watching anymore. They will retreat and become a “silent majority.” However, their very retreat will have an impact on this nation and this culture. Somewhere in the future they will fight for the Constitution once again. As for me and my house, we have more pressing matters to attend to..Tomorrow we bury my Brother-in-Law who died of MRSA pneumonia on Saturday. No man or woman lives forever..Once a person leaves this world, how that person lived and what he/she did purposefully and without thought, to hurt and steal the freedom and rights of other people, will count. The brain washed minions often forget that.
At the very least, there is something in that document that is at variance with Obama’s public “biography,” which if revealed would expose Obama as a liar. (People have speculated that Barack Obama Sr. was not the biological father. Heck, if some on the left can speculate on Trig Palin’s parentage, why can’t we ask questions, especially given the secrecy?) People are asking themselves, why else keep the records under wraps?
I know what you mean about not wanting to watch.
Obama’s inexperience, naivete, and socialist policies are bad enough.
But what is the most troubling, and most dangerous, by far is the media’s and the public’s unquestioning adulation of Obama. It’s like some kind of mass psychosis.
I never quite understood how many countries have, from time to time, gone off the deep end and entrusted terrible leaders with great power. Now I know that it is all too possible, even in America. Sad.
The Messiah is a pocket rocket
ping for later
My sincerest condolences.
Two weeks ago I had a MRSA abscess. I was in the urgent care 4 days in a row to have the abscess surgically opened, IV antibiotics, and daily pack changing.
I am better now and feel lucky to be alive.
Considering the Supreme Court has decided that no one, not a single one of us, has the right to demand a President to be qualified as stated in the United States Constitution, we are doomed. The Consitution no longer has any enforcement except as we enforce it. This is why people are arming up. They know they will have to enforce their rights.
I’m not filled with confidence that a people who won’t even lift a finger when it’s easy to protect freedom, will have what it takes to do so when it is very, very hard.
I've been taking personal responsibility long before this a$$hat came on the scene.
I take personal responsibility every time I get up at 4:30 in the morning to go to work.
I take personal responsibility every time I work in sub freezing temperatures.
I take personal responsibility every time I work in blistering hot temperatures.
I take personal responsibility every time I drive 30-80 miles, one way, to go to work.
I take personal responsibility every time I work 8, 10, 12 or even 24 hours in a day.
I take personal responsibility every time I work 5,6 or 7 days a week.
I take personal responsibility every time I pay my bills.
I take personal responsibility every time I decide to live within my means.
I take personal responsibility every time I look for the best deal, and try to save money.
I take personal responsibility every time I go to a friends house, to give him/her a hand with something.
I take personal responsibility every time I give to someone in need.
I take personal responsibility every time I donate to a charity.
I take personal responsibility every time I look after my 80 year old mother, and make sure she has what she needs.
I take personal responsibility every time I show common courtesy to someone else.
I take personal responsibility every time I look to myself instead of the government, for my wants and needs.
“Im not filled with confidence that a people who wont even lift a finger when its easy to protect freedom, will have what it takes to do so when it is very, very hard.”
Good point, an excellent point, but let me put that into perspective for you.
During peacetime it takes a majority to affect positive change. They must run for office, they must vote, and they must hold those in office accountable. At some point, the system becomes corrupt and no amount of input by the people makes for positive change.
During wartime, it takes only a few people who do not follow the rules of the system to affect change. Those that steal power and influence in peacetime can do so because civility is easy to manipulate. War isn’t so giving. Bribing a politician during peacetime is easy because going to court to enforce the law is useless when the prosecuting attorneys are also on the take. During war, they get shot.
See, the majority may during peacetime try to affect change only to find the system too corrupted. During war, it takes only a few people to affect change.
I think many Americans have tried to change the country for the better, I really do. I just think they have found the system too corrupt to have any impact as we are witnessing these past few decades.
A$$hat never took personal responsibility. He always relied on the color of his skin to get him in. He still does. He has accomplished nothing.
He's always lived off of somebody else.
Either paving the way for him, or affirmative action, today he's been living off the "donations" of others.
His wifes income has only been in the low 6 digit range. There real money didn't come until the messiahs books sales. And yet from anything I've seen has only been about $10 million. He's been living an awfully extravagant lifestyle since running for POTUS. A much higher lifestyle than someone of his known income.
Very good. Thanks EternalVigilance.
Yes they do. I suspect we’ll see it too.
Thanks for the clarification. I think you and they are right.
BTW, the oath was taking place when I was typing this response to you, and Obama had a hard time getting it out. LOL
No teleprompter for that I guess...
Thanks for the response. You are right, but I listen out of concern for what this man and his lap dog media will usher into this nation. I won’t turn my back to him. I don’t trust him that much.
Today he said in his speech, “true to our founding documents”, except he refuses to prove he is eligible according to the founding document of the Constitution.
He is a lair.
Actually, they don’t, that’s the purpose of ‘escape velocity’. And besides, this wicked man has an army of blind leftists sycophants bouying him up as he systematically pisses upon the Constitution and the rule of law. But what else would we expect from demcorats?
So insightful! Obama is a wicked man of low moral character, as he has proven with his ardent defense of infanticide arguing to cancel the Constitutional rights of newly born alive children. Dr. King had a dream, Obama offers only a Marxist nightmare. May God have mercy upon US.
I’m on my way to trade vehicles before the full-blown depression hits and the democreaps raise gasoline taxes to $.75 per gallon to fund additional socialist dreams.
He utilizes Muslim banking methodology, too. His house is in the name of a Rezko lawyer, who also pays the taxes.
If the demand that the Constitution be followed makes me a kook, so be it.
Frankly though, I think those with no regard for the document are crazy, sowing the seeds of their own destruction.
By the way, you’re missing quite a lot of the point if you think this is primarily just about Obama.
This is about the utter failure of our entire political and legal class to have any regard for their sworn oaths before God.
That is the best damn article I’ve read in a long time. I am sending a copy to the disgraceful SCOTUS.
FTA: The Constitution is fundamental, which in plain English means simply that when not honestly interpreted and enforced, the foundation of the government is removed.
FTA: If the Supreme Law establishing the rules and boundaries of elections and government is abrogated, the legitimacy of the government itself is undermined.
FTA: Like the dog who didn’t bark in the Sherlock Holmes story, the silent complicity of America’s elites, including judges, elected officials and others sworn to uphold the Constitution, reveals to those who are not asleep, or blinded by selfish ambition, that the silver blaze of liberty is being extinguished by the very guardians who ought to be keepers of the flame.
Youself have cannonized the spactacular Presiden and contenanced niether Martin Leuther King or spactacular pshycophants and their consistant vitrolic hatret of the pinicle of loonacy.
OK, you're right, Obama is worthy to tie MLK's shoes. You equate deathcamps with passive resistance?
Obama is a world class communist, MLK was an American.
Ouch...glad you are better.
But they often blow the shiite out of everything when they do. So it will be with this Rocket.
The presidency is immensely powerful.
God is more powerful, though.
And, once roused, the American people are more powerful too.
Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.