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Barack fools us: Whole world will pay for America's electoral mistake
The Toronto Sun ^ | November 8, 2008 | Michael Coren

Posted on 03/18/2009 9:54:47 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

A young student friend e-mailed me on Tuesday night.

"Have locked myself in my room because the place is full of little idiots -- who cannot spell Barack Obama's name and could not name one of his foreign or domestic policies -- running around screaming obscenities about George Bush, conservatives and how Sarah Palin is a bitch. I love democracy!"

Even so, the people spoke. A victory for the hysterical Oprah Winfrey, the mad racist preacher Jeremiah Wright, the mainstream media who abandoned any sense of objectivity long ago, Europeans who despise America largely because they depend on her, comics who claim to be dangerous and fearless but would not dare attack genuinely powerful special interest groups. A victory for Obama-worshippers everywhere.

A victory for the cult of the cult. A man who has done little with his life but has written about his achievements as if he had found the cure for cancer in between winning a marathon and building a nuclear reactor with his teeth. Victory for style over substance, hyperbole over history, rabble-raising over reality.

A victory for Hollywood, the most dysfunctional community in the world. Victory for Streisand, Spielberg, Soros and Sarandon.

Victory for those who prefer welfare to will and interference to independence. For those who settle for group think and herd mentality rather than those who fight for individual initiative and the right to be out of step with meagre political fashion.

Victory for a man who is no friend of freedom. He and his people have already stated that media has to be controlled so as to be balanced, without realizing the extraordinary irony within that statement. Like most liberal zealots, the Obama worshippers constantly speak of Fox and Limbaugh, when the vast bulk of television stations and newspapers are drastically liberal and anti-conservative.

Senior Democrat Chuck Schumer said that just as pornography should be censored, so should talk radio. In other words, one of the few free and open means of popular expression may well be cornered and beaten by bullies who even in triumph cannot tolerate any criticism and opposition.

WEAK TOWARD ENEMIES

A victory for those who believe the state is better qualified to raise children than the family, for those who prefer teachers' unions to teaching and for those who are naively convinced that if the West is sufficiently weak towards its enemies, war and terror will dissolve as quickly as the tears on the face of a leftist celebrity.

A victory for social democracy even after most of Europe has come to the painful conclusion that social democracy leads to mediocrity, failure, unemployment, inflation, higher taxes and economic stagnation. A victory for intrusive lawyers, banal sentimentalists, social extremists and urban snobs.

Also a defeat for one of the weakest presidential candidates in living memory.

Why would anyone vote for a man who seemed incapable of outlining his policies and instead repeatedly emphasized a noble but, if we are candid, largely irrelevant war record?

He was joined by a woman who was defended so vehemently by her supporters when it was cuttingly evident that she is years away from being, and perhaps never will be, a serious candidate for senior national office.

Most of all it was a terrible defeat for democracy and the United States. A politician of nothing defeated a nothing politician and a credulous electorate screamed in adoration. I fear we will all suffer very much indeed.


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Editorial; Foreign Affairs; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: agenda; barackobama; bho2009; bho44; democrats; obama; palin; socialism
Almost like a prophecy, in some aspects. Note the date of the article.
1 posted on 03/18/2009 9:54:48 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Well, pretty much right on everything but Sarah Palin, who has more leadership ability in her little finger than any of the other three participants in that race.

He drank the koolaid on that one.


2 posted on 03/18/2009 9:58:49 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Cicero

3 posted on 03/18/2009 10:01:52 AM PDT by william clark (Ecclesiastes 10:2)
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To: Cicero

Some men can’t abide a powerful woman. The ladies will know whereof I speak.


4 posted on 03/18/2009 10:02:21 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (In honor of my late father-Gysgt/Comm. Chief, USMC WWII, Korea 1925-2002)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Pretty scary I would say. Almost everything has come true and he has been in office less than 6 months...what happens at the end of 4 years?

He will make sure the term limit is gone;

He will make sure that illegals will become U.S. citizens and will get Social Security for not working;

I do hope everyone out there is considering who we can put up in 4 years someone who can win and win big...I know I am.

5 posted on 03/18/2009 10:06:34 AM PDT by HarleyLady27 (Sarah Palin in 2012......eat your heart out libs....we have a REAL woman!!!!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The secret that liberals will never admit to is that the really powerful women are NOT the feminists.

I’ve been blessed to know a few of them in my time.


6 posted on 03/18/2009 10:07:18 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"Have locked myself in my room because the place is full of little idiots -- who cannot spell Barack Obama's name and could not name one of his foreign or domestic policies -- running around screaming obscenities about George Bush, conservatives and how Sarah Palin is a bitch. I love democracy!"

We are living with a government that uses make-believe policies.

“The John Galt Plan,” Wesley Mouch was saying, “will reconcile all conflicts. It will protect the property of the rich and give a greater share to the poor. It will cut down the burden of your taxes and provide you with more government benefits. It will lower prices and raise wages. It will give more freedom to the individual and strengthen the bonds of collective obligations. It will combine the efficiency of free enterprise with the generosity of a planned economy.” Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged , p1124

Obama and the dems have plagiarized a fictional plan, and most of their followers believe it. This is beyond belief.

7 posted on 03/18/2009 10:09:04 AM PDT by FatherofFive (Islam is an EVIL like no other, and must be ERADICATED)
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8 posted on 03/18/2009 10:10:15 AM PDT by anglian
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To: anglian

Obama, the world’s fool.


9 posted on 03/18/2009 10:16:20 AM PDT by Ev Reeman
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Wonder what the author’s FR nick is...


10 posted on 03/18/2009 10:18:21 AM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"Like most liberal zealots, the Obama worshippers constantly speak of Fox and Limbaugh, when the vast bulk of television stations and newspapers are drastically liberal and anti-conservative."

In their minds they think there should NO non-liberal news programs on televsion, no conservative journalists or talking heads, and no non-liberal publications. They want no dissent from Obammunism. It is a totalitarian ideology. Anyone who dissents from the party line is demonized and smeared by their Stalinist, Leninist, Alinskyite tactics.


11 posted on 03/18/2009 10:20:21 AM PDT by HowlinglyMind-BendingAbsurdity
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To: Cicero
I agree---can't believe he wrote this back on Nov. 8th...wow..it really is exactly what has come to pass with the exception of Sarah Palin.

It was the press that was deathly afraid of her and tried to demolish her rapidly. It did not take because there is something about Sarah that defied their rush to squash her. She has got something-a Margaret Thatcher something. And I doubt it can be smashed.

12 posted on 03/18/2009 10:29:28 AM PDT by Republic (Jedem das Seine)
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To: william clark

I would love to put that as a bumper sticker on my new car...but I KNOW that the vehicle will be defaced, keyed, dented or have its windows shattered in less than a week by some “tolerant” Leftie Loony. Ain’t worth it.


13 posted on 03/18/2009 10:30:11 AM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts (Despite all my rage, I am still just a rat in a cage...)
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14 posted on 03/18/2009 10:32:11 AM PDT by Wyatt's Torch (I can explain it to you. I can't understand it for you.)
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To: Wyatt's Torch

I especially liked Palin because she stuck up for her values, her daughter and her family and she showed she had the guts to do it all in spite of the most withering criticism any politician has ever seen.


15 posted on 03/18/2009 10:42:11 AM PDT by Ev Reeman
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

bump


16 posted on 03/18/2009 10:59:39 AM PDT by lowbridge (It's not that liberals are ignorant, it's that they know so much that isn't so - Ronald Reagan)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

Well, there are two options. You can get the same design on another item like a t-shirt, bag, mug, etc. (click on the image link) or you could put the sticker on one of those magnetic sheets you can get in packs at Staples and cut the sticker out of it. That will allow you to put it on your car, then remove it when you leave it unattended.


17 posted on 03/18/2009 11:30:36 AM PDT by william clark (Ecclesiastes 10:2)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

Put it on your shotgun instead.


18 posted on 03/18/2009 11:43:58 AM PDT by keats5
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To: Wyatt's Torch

I love it! The “JackASS” really says it all.


19 posted on 03/18/2009 11:51:15 AM PDT by AFreeBird
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To: keats5
Put it on your shotgun instead.

Now you're talking my language.

20 posted on 03/18/2009 12:14:47 PM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts (Despite all my rage, I am still just a rat in a cage...)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It’s not a mistake. The American people operate under Rousseau’s principle of the “general will”. So if the people want “it”, they should and shall receive “it”. The American people would never undertand that they errerd. When one looks at the U.S. political map, there is precious reason for any hope contrary to the American people’s inability to govern themselves.


21 posted on 03/18/2009 3:22:30 PM PDT by Theodore R. (GWB is gone: Now the American sheeple can sleep at night!)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

Yes, we have free speech only if approved by the “general will” of the American people. Not a pretty site


22 posted on 03/18/2009 3:23:27 PM PDT by Theodore R. (GWB is gone: Now the American sheeple can sleep at night!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
A victory for the cult of the cult. A man who has done little with his life but has written about his achievements as if he had found the cure for cancer in between winning a marathon and building a nuclear reactor with his teeth. Victory for style over substance, hyperbole over history, rabble-raising over reality.

Well said.

23 posted on 03/18/2009 3:24:28 PM PDT by GOPJ (CEO:Chief Embezzlement Officer- CFO:Corporate Fraud Officer-CASH FLOW: money down the toilet.)
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To: HarleyLady27
Pretty scary I would say. Almost everything has come true and he has been in office less than 6 months...what happens at the end of 4 years?

He's been in office a few short months. It's gonna be a loooooooong four years.

24 posted on 03/18/2009 3:26:05 PM PDT by GOPJ (CEO:Chief Embezzlement Officer- CFO:Corporate Fraud Officer-CASH FLOW: money down the toilet.)
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To: GOPJ

Rain President


25 posted on 03/18/2009 3:28:40 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: HarleyLady27
Pretty scary I would say. Almost everything has come true and he has been in office less than 6 months

Actually less than 2 months (I know it seems longer)

26 posted on 03/18/2009 4:56:48 PM PDT by Oztrich Boy ( As for a future life, every man must judge for himself between conflicting vague probabilities. - D)
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To: Cicero

Shh! You are telling our secrets!


27 posted on 03/18/2009 5:16:04 PM PDT by momincombatboots (The last experience of the sinner is the horrible enslavement of the freedom he desired. -C.S. Lewis)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Good post, but you know, it's funny, I really don't remember a lot of negative stuff being said by Canadians about Obama or the socialists during the three-plus-years of the election.

What I do remember is George Bush being bashed by Canadians, day-in and day-out, and never for the right reasons. And conservatives, and decent Americans being bashed by all of those hipsters in Toronto.

Now Canadians see the gravy train pulling out of the station... all the flirting they have done with socialism and multiculturism is going to erase them as a nation and culture.

Hmmm, they are saying... maybe this is not so good.

Too bad this sort of article would never have seen the light of day either ten months ago or ten years ago, when it might have mattered.

Bye Canada!

28 posted on 03/18/2009 6:06:13 PM PDT by caddie ("Every cat is a masterpiece." -- Leonardo da Vinci)
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To: Theodore R.

If I am not mistaken Rousseau also mentioned some thing about a Philosopher King named Obama


29 posted on 03/18/2009 6:47:53 PM PDT by Clyde5445
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