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Obama's Second Term Transformation Plans
American Thinker ^ | August 18, 2012 | Steve McCann

Posted on 08/18/2012 10:03:57 AM PDT by Focault's Pendulum

The 2012 election has often been described as the most pivotal since 1860. This statement is not hyperbole. If Barack Obama is re-elected the United States will never be the same, nor will it be able to re-capture its once lofty status as the most dominant nation in the history of mankind.

The overwhelming majority of Americans do not understand that Obama's first term was dedicated to putting in place executive power to enable him and the administration to fulfill the campaign promise of "transforming America" in his second term regardless of which political party controls Congress. That is why his re-election team is virtually ignoring the plight of incumbent or prospective Democratic Party office holders.

The most significant accomplishment of Obama's first term is to make Congress irrelevant. Under the myopic and blindly loyal leadership of Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi, the Democrats have succeeded in creating an imperial and, in a second term, a potential dictatorial presidency.

(Excerpt) Read more at americanthinker.com ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012; 2012election; backoffbarry; bhofascism; bloodoftyrants; election; faswcism; marxism; obama; obamadictator; rapeofliberty; socialistdemocrats; tyranny
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1 posted on 08/18/2012 10:04:02 AM PDT by Focault's Pendulum
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To: Focault's Pendulum

I thought I’d read this before...


2 posted on 08/18/2012 10:10:42 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Focault's Pendulum

Pretty much sums up my thinking. Romney may be a flip-flop liberal RINO, but he will generally go along with Congress, i.e. he’s not a strong leader for conservatism but he’s not one step from dictatorship.

Another term of ‘the One’ will end the Republic.


3 posted on 08/18/2012 10:11:31 AM PDT by LucianOfSamasota (Tanstaafl - its not just for breakfast anymore...)
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To: Focault's Pendulum

Good piece and well worth reading the whole article, especially for those who won’t vote for Romney and plan to only vote in Congressional races.


4 posted on 08/18/2012 10:13:49 AM PDT by Girlene
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To: Paladin2
I thought I’d read this before...

It was posted on 5/8/2012. This was a re write.

5 posted on 08/18/2012 10:14:06 AM PDT by Focault's Pendulum
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To: Focault's Pendulum

“This is my last election… after my election I have more flexibility.”


6 posted on 08/18/2012 10:51:19 AM PDT by NYer (Without justice, what else is the State but a great band of robbers? - St. Augustine)
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To: Focault's Pendulum
Perhaps a second term might carry out the rest of the so-called "progressives'" plans for imposing the counterfeit ideas outlined below which are in direct conflict with the ideas of Washington, Jefferson, Adams, Madison, and the other genius founders and framers of our Constitution.

One set of ideas is consistent with America's founding principles of liberty, and the other is based on another, and competing set of ideas:

The following is excerpted from a series entitled, "Lessons on Liberty," by the Co-Editor of "Our Ageless Constitution" & "Rediscovering the Ideas of Liberty."

The "Lesson" contrasts the Founders' "Ideas of Liberty" which they wished to be taught to rising generations, with the Counterfeit Ideas being promoted in the so-called "public schools" of America for decades now.

IDEAS OF LIBERTY:

(from America’s Founders and Presidents)

“The God who gave us life gave us liberty at the same time; the hand of force may destroy, but cannot disjoin them.” (Jefferson - 1774)

“Statesmen may plan and speculate for Liberty, but it is Religion and Morality alone which can establish the principles upon which Freedom can securely stand.” (John Adams - 1775)

“The Sacred Rights of Mankind are not to be rummaged for among old parchments or musty records. They are written, as with a sunbeam, in the whole volume of human nature, by the Hand of the Divinity itself, and can never be erased or obscured by mortal power.” (Alexander Hamilton)

“Without God, there could be no American form of government, nor an American way of life. Recognition of the Supreme Being is the first and the most basic expression of Americanism. Thus the founding fathers saw it, and thus, with God’s help, it will continue to be.” (Dwight Eisenhower)

“The same revolutionary beliefs for which our forebears fought are still at issue around the globe, the belief that the rights of man come not from the generosity of the state but from the hand of God.” (John F. Kennedy - 1961 Inaugural)

“…it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey his will, to be grateful for his benefits, and humbly implore His protection and favor….”(George Washington)

“Now the virtue which had been infused into the Constitution…and was to give it…the stability and duration to which it was destined, was no other than…those abstract principles…proclaimed in the Declaration of Independence—namely, the self-evident truths of the…unalienable rights of man…the…sovereignty of the people, always subordinate to a rule of right and wrong, and always responsible to the Supreme Ruler of the universe for the rightful exercise of that sovereign…power.” (John Quincy Adams, on the occasion of The Jubilee of the Constitution - 1839)

"Today, across our nation, we see consequences of decades of gross neglect and outright censorship of the Founders’ ideas from textbooks and from our public discourse. We have allowed counterfeit ideas to dominate the public square, and the Founders’ principles have been crowded out. Unwittingly, many teachers and other unknowing officials have participated in the agenda of an unelected mind-controlling elite whose tyrannical actions have robbed generations of Americans from reading or studying the ideas that made America free. Like termites, they have eroded our foundations as effectively as if they had burned the books. Yet, not once have they been willing to call it by its rightful name—censorship. Once, in America, stifling ideas about the Creator and Creator-endowed liberty was considered unthinkable. . . .

"The ideas of liberty must be passed on from generation to generation if liberty is to survive. These ideas, when they are allowed to be examined freely, will prevail, because their appeal is to reason and to the love for liberty that is deep in the human heart. John Adams warned: “The people of America now have the best opportunity and the greatest trust in their hands, that Providence ever committed to so small a number…if they betray their trust, their guilt will merit even greater punishment than other nations have suffered, and the indignation of Heaven.”

COUNTERFEIT IDEAS:

(from some of those whose views have dominated national educational policy)

“The idea of God is the keystone of a perverted society. The true root of liberty, equality and culture is atheism.” (Karl Marx)

Our thinking is enlightened “in the degree in which we cease to depend upon belief in the supernatural.” (John Dewey, father of ‘progressive education’ and 1st President of American Humanist Society)

“…democracy is a human faith and movement, unencumbered by supernatural preconceptions.” (John Childs, a protégé of John Dewey at Columbia)

“…the majority of our youth still hold the values of their parents, and if we do not alter this pattern, if we do not resocialize ourselves to accept change, our society may decay.” (John Goodlad, 1971 Report to President, Schooling for the Future)

“As in 1933, humanists still believe that traditional theism, especially a faith in the prayer-hearing God, who is assumed to love and care for persons, to hear and understand their prayers, and be able to do something about them, is an unproved and outmoded faith.” (Humanist Manifesto II, 1973)

“…the most important factor moving us toward a secular society has been the educational factor. Our schools may not teach Johnny to read properly, but the fact that Johnny is in school until he is sixteen tends to lead toward elimination of religious superstition.” (Paul Blanshard, The Humanist, March-April, 1976)

“It [the Nat’l. Education Association’s publication list] includes the delegitimizing of all authority save that of the state, the degradation of traditional morality and the encouragement of citizens in general and children in particular to despise the rules and customs that make their society a functional democracy. The NEA is drifting into exceedingly dangerous waters, and probably carrying more than a few teachers and pupils with it.” (Chester E. Finn, Jr., Ass’t. Sec. Of Education & Prof. Of Education & Public Policy, Vanderbilt Univ., 1982)

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“Now, my countrymen, if you have been taught doctrines which conflict with the great landmarks of the Declaration of Independence…let me entreat you to come back. Return to the fountains whose waters spring close to the blood of the Revolution.” (Abraham Lincoln)

7 posted on 08/18/2012 11:02:24 AM PDT by loveliberty2
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To: Focault's Pendulum

This should be required reading for all Americans.


8 posted on 08/18/2012 11:10:53 AM PDT by shortstop (It's too bad that stupidity isn't painful)
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To: Focault's Pendulum

Gee, what came after 1860?


9 posted on 08/18/2012 11:17:53 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: loveliberty2
Good work; it's a keeper! Did you accumulate that or is there a URL?


10 posted on 08/18/2012 11:27:43 AM PDT by Lady Jag (If you can't make them see the light, let them feel the heat. - Reagan)
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OMG



11 posted on 08/18/2012 11:34:09 AM PDT by Lady Jag (If you can't make them see the light, let them feel the heat. - Reagan)
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I feel we have to play with the cards we're dealt. Unless something changes and because my overriding concern is to have my vote truly count towards getting rid of nobama, I find myself reluctantly voting for Romney.

IMHO, there's no other way to go. Leaving the POTUS race blank on your ballot or just voting the "down ballot" races will do nothing towards removing nobama. You have only one vote. You have a duty to make it count for something. Who will do less damage to the US in the next four years, nobama or Romney? There you are.

12 posted on 08/18/2012 11:38:12 AM PDT by upchuck ("Definition of 'racist:' someone that is winning an argument with a liberal." ~ Peter Brimelow)
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Americans do not understand that Obama's first term was dedicated to putting in place executive power to enable him and the administration to fulfill the campaign promise of "transforming America" in his second term...

Putin's chomping at the bit... waiting for good news to be transmitted - "we are ready"...

13 posted on 08/18/2012 11:43:55 AM PDT by GOPJ (Politics is war without bloodshed, and war is politics with bloodshed. - Mao Tse Tung. We're at war)
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Many Republicans and conservatives dissatisfied with the prospect of Mitt Romney as the nominee for president are instead focused on re-taking the House and Senate. That goal, while worthy and necessary, is meaningless unless Barack Obama is defeated.

Isn't that what has and still is going on here for 6 months or more? I continue to believe that not voting for Romney is a vote for Obama. I hope all posters here will wake up in time.

14 posted on 08/18/2012 11:51:22 AM PDT by unique1
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To: Paladin2

Posted last night on TGO’s thread:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2919863/posts?page=42#42


15 posted on 08/18/2012 11:52:35 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Harry Reid [PERVERT-NV] has Vickie-the-goat in lingerie & stiletto heels, tied-up in his office.)
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I found this site in March and that’s all I hear from far too many: “I’ll vote “downticket only” and screw voting for Romney”. If we don’t retake the WH, and only control Congress, the US Constitution and US Congress become meaningless. 0bummer will rule/dictate by EO and bypass both. He’s already shown everyone that he cares not a whit about America or the Rule of Law. SHTF, bigtime.


16 posted on 08/18/2012 12:02:24 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Harry Reid [PERVERT-NV] has Vickie-the-goat in lingerie & stiletto heels, tied-up in his office.)
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To: unique1; Clint N. Suhks; lightman; MagUSNRET; Fudd Fan; smokingfrog; Biggirl; advertising guy; ...

BTW, Romney was not my first, second or third choice, but he IS “what’s for dinner”, on Nov 6th. Anyone who thinks 0bummer won’t be supra-Constitutional and cause a major confrontation, is just kidding themselves. I truly hope I’m wrong, but all signs point to a major crisis if he gets another 4yrs. And that conflagration won’t end well for any of us.


17 posted on 08/18/2012 12:12:53 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Harry Reid [PERVERT-NV] has Vickie-the-goat in lingerie & stiletto heels, tied-up in his office.)
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To: Focault's Pendulum

The Kenyan would round up and jail opposition, silence Fox and confiscate fire arms. Which would spark a civil war?


18 posted on 08/18/2012 12:13:21 PM PDT by y6162
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The Kenyan would round up and jail opposition, silence Fox and confiscate fire arms

I heard the same about Clinton. It's fear-mongering hyperbole. It happens every election as the GOP tries to get conservatives to vote for their liberal candidate.

No sale.

/johnny

19 posted on 08/18/2012 12:16:59 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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The Kenyan would round up and jail opposition, silence Fox and confiscate fire arms. Which would spark a civil war?


20 posted on 08/18/2012 12:17:48 PM PDT by y6162
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