Skip to comments.Obama Awards Medal of Freedom to Socialist?
Posted on 05/29/2012 9:59:06 PM PDT by george76
President Obama awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Tuesday to Dolores Huerta, an 82-year-old labor activist and co-founder of the United Farm Workers union.
Huerta is also an honorary chair of the Democratic Socialists of America.
DSA describes itself as the largest socialist organization in the United States, and the principal U.S. affiliate of the Socialist International.
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“Obama Awards Medal of Freedom to Socialist?”
“But I see your true colors
Why not ... a kindred spirit.
Two peas out of the same pod !!
Why am I not surprised ?
What I found ironic is he also gave the award to Bob Dylan whose real name is Robert Zimmerman which is also the name of George Zimmermans father. I wonder if Bob said to Obama “George Zimmerman could have been my son.”
But how is this legal plunder to be identified? Quite simply. See if the law takes from some persons what belongs to them, and gives it to other persons to whom it does not belong. See if the law benefits one citizen at the expense of another by doing what the citizen himself cannot do without committing a crime.”
When is thievery “Freedom”?
I guess when Obama says it's so.
Socialism didn't bring us to the dance, capitalism did. Socialism hasn't 'brung' anybody to a dance other than the Despair Homecoming, Shoot Anyone Wearing Glasses Ball, and more recently, the Kill Whitey Even If He's Half Peruvian This Is For Trayvon music fest.
The bigger irony is hanging a medal of freedom around the neck of one who would snap the neck of anyone seeking freedom from their socialism. "From each, according to their ability.." means you already have your neck in a noose. Nooses should be outlawed. Liberals should be outlawed. Keep America Beautiful.
That disgusting, hate-mongering, low life Communist, vermin! Just dry up and blow away, traitorous hag!
There is a charter school in Pueblo, CO, named after her too. That was probably 8 years ago.
But how is this legal plunder to be identified? Quite simply. See if the law takes from some persons what belongs to them, and gives it to other persons to whom it does not belong. See if the law benefits one citizen at the expense of another by doing what the citizen himself cannot do without committing a crime.
Obama's response to Joe-the-plumber was: I intend to plunder what you make. Not "spread the wealth around". We can't send this Chicago street agitator back soon enough.
Worst President Ever! WPE! WPE!
Worst Incompetent President Ever! WIPE! WIPE!
Another level of thievery is politicians using their power of vote to buy votes from the citizenry via “pork” legislation.
Socialism, right or left, the new slavery.
Those that espouse Romney better slam on him hard, in an effective manner, when the first signs of sliding into the thievery of “Green” appears.
If you don’t....hang your heads in shame.
Just wait until you see his Presidential pardons list.
I am counting on it to be sooner rather than later. . . . .
Not surprised one single bit.
Socialists in America deserve nothing.
That award means nothing because it was awarded by a nobody.
I can buy a good Chinese copy from fleabay.
Socialism leads to human freedom through secular redemption that allows troubled souls to return to the One from which they were alienated. This is Gnosticism!
Gnoticism teaches that human spirit was God, is now trapped in the evil matierial and only through the sufficient knowledge, can we return to be God. The process of being removed from God is called “alienation”, a theme that should be familiar to students of Marx, even as he put a secular interpretation on it. Humanity could return to God when it achieved the perfect socialist condition. The foundational ideas of Gnosticism go back to the time of Plato.
“To understand [alienation] we have to go back behind Hegel, the immediate source of Marx’s ideas, to Hegel’s own ultimate source: viz. Gnosticism. For alienation is the central theme of Gnosticism, along with the saving knowledge of how we became alienated, and from what, and of how we can escape from it. That theme is summarized in the Valentinian
‘What liberates is the knowledge of who we were, what we became; where we were, whereinto we came; what birth is and what rebirth.’
All the Gnostic texts, though they differ in details, declare that we are strangers, aliens, sparks of Light or Spirit trapped in evil matter. They recount the cosmic process whereby the circles of the world have been created, by ignorant or evil creators and not by the Light, and hereby we have become entrapped in the midmost or deepest dungeon. Finally they impart the knowledge needed to escape back to the one Light whence we have come and which is our real home.
This is the pattern of thought that Hegel took over. But, rejecting all other-worldliness, he sought to reconcile men to this world, of nature and society, from which they had become estranged. We are the vehicles of a self-creating Geist which, in order to become and to know itself, has gone out into what is most alien to itselfthe merely physical
world of Newtonian scienceand is progressively coming thence to its full self-realization and self-knowledge in and through human life and history. With this knowledge, given by Hegel’s own philosophy, man’s alienation from the world is in principle, overcome although Geist has not yet fully realized itself in the world.
Marx took from Hegel two basic themes of Gnosticism, which Hegel had secularized, and re-interpreted them in his own way: viz. the cosmic drama of a fall into alienation from nature and one’s fellow men, and the saving knowledge, Marxism, which explains this and the way out of alienation back to an unalienated existence. But in one central respect Marx did not fully learn the lesson that Hegel had to teach him about modifying ancient Gnosticism.
The Gnostic texts state that we are sparks of Light or fragments of Spirit (pneuma), and imply that we are distinct from each other and from the Light or Spirit only because of our fall or seduction into the circles of the world. As we fell through each circle, we were clothed with an outer covering. The return to the Light will be a reversal of that
process, so that, as we pass back through each circle we shall strip off each coating. Consequently, but this is never stated, as far as I know, at the end of that process each spark or fragment will cease to be distinct and will merge back into the One Light or Spirit. Hence the End will be the same as the Beginning.”
From Flew, Marx and Gnosticism, by R.T. Allen,
Philosophy Vol 68, No 263, (Jan, 1993),
(”Flew” is Antony Flew, 1923-2010, a British philosopher)
This is why voting for Mitt is better than “non of the above” or staying home. Obambi picks people for every department in government to fit the same “profile.” The only way to stop the creeping of government is to elect more Tea Party people at every level of government. It may take 10 years or more but we must change the NATURE of government.