Skip to comments.The Stuff of Third World Tyrants
Posted on 01/29/2013 5:15:12 AM PST by Kaslin
President Barack Obama is not just a radical leftist; he is obviously so ensconced in his ideology that he believes -- or wants you to believe -- that anyone who opposes him must have sinister motives.
One of his recurring themes is that some Republicans would work with him but can't do so for fear of reprisal from Grover Norquist on taxes, the National Rifle Association on guns, the conservative House caucus, radio talk show hosts and your garden-variety racists, who allegedly oppose Obama just for sport.
In mid-January, Obama accused the "gun lobby" of "ginning up" fears that the federal government would use the Newtown, Conn., shooting tragedy to seize America's guns, saying, "It's certainly good for business." Is that how presidents should talk?
Obama suggested that GOP congressional opposition was based not on principle but on the fear that unless it resisted Obama's gun-grabbing schemes, it would lose its precious NRA funding. As if the American public agrees with Obama on this issue any more than it did on Obamacare. As if Obama truly cares whether the American public agrees with him on this issue (other than as a means to an end) any more than he cared about the public's view on Obamacare.
Indeed, this is either record-breaking myopia or sophisticated Orwellian deception. Few things are more palpable on the political scene today than the groundswell of grass-roots support for the right to own firearms under the Second Amendment. It is intrinsic to the American character.
Obama didn't just mischaracterize the public mood on the issue of gun control; he threw in an additional allegation of political corruption against Republicans, saying, "The House Republican majority is made up mostly of members who are in sharply gerrymandered districts that are very safely Republican and may not feel compelled to pay attention to broad-based public opinion, because what they're really concerned about is the opinions of their specific Republican constituencies."
Do you see the pattern here? As the leading disciple of radical community organizer Saul Alinsky, Obama must delegitimize his political opposition. He can't just debate issues on the merits. He must "pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it." We've seen Obama do it on virtually every policy he has promoted -- from demonizing health care professionals and insurance companies in pursuit of Obamacare to taunting "fat cat banks" in his quest for financial "reform" to his defamation of "big oil" to his personal attacks on the "rich" to his savaging of Rep. Paul Ryan and other House Republicans as callous toward seniors and the middle class for daring to reform entitlements.
Obama will not stand for House Republicans to be seen as good-faith opponents to his socialist agenda. He has to slander them with charges of nefarious motives. Republicans oppose his gun grab because they jealously guard their corruptly acquired congressional seats (through gerrymandering), which depend upon blood money from the NRA, which is motivated by its own lust for profits. There simply can't be any legitimate public opposition to his position, because, by gosh, he's the president and his views -- and mandate -- are superior.
Obama isn't content just to vilify his congressional opposition. With a newfound cockiness from his re-election that even exceeds his previous levels, he has now called out Fox News and private citizen Rush Limbaugh. Alinsky's cremated ashes must be glowing with delight.
Obama said, "If a Republican member of Congress is not punished on Fox News or by Rush Limbaugh for working with a Democrat on a bill of common interest, then you'll see more of them doing it." He added, "The more left-leaning media outlets recognize that compromise is not a dirty word" and that Democratic leaders are "willing to buck the more absolutist-wing elements in our party to try to get stuff done."
That statement alone should tell you how warped Obama's perspective is. The congressional Democratic leadership is already so leftist and uncompromising that it doesn't have to worry about pleasing more leftist elements. And the left-leaning media not only don't recognize what true compromise is but also don't hold Obama to account for his own habitual refusal to compromise.
That Obama is the most ideologically extreme president in history and routinely demonizes his political opponents is bad enough. But he has crossed the line in targeting the sole TV news outlet that refuses to allow his propaganda to go unchallenged and even more so in attacking commentator Rush Limbaugh for the sin of articulating the opinions of millions upon millions of American patriots who are horrified at Obama's statist agenda.
This is the stuff of Third World tyrants, my friends. This is the MO of dictators, who want to control the media and silence any unfavorable coverage or commentary. Even liberals should be outraged at this abominable behavior. And they should have the integrity to say so.
“In mid-January, Obama accused the “gun lobby” of “ginning up” fears that the federal government would use the Newtown, Conn., shooting tragedy to seize America’s guns”
The federal government IS using the Newtown, Conn., shooting tragedy to seize America’s guns!
We overlook this at our peril. Any reorganization of this country must include the dismantling of the corrupt MSM machine.
He is lying, the government is trying to seize firearms. They haven’t (quite) worked up the courage or support - yet. But make no mistake, sooner or later they will. This is yet another in a long long series of bald faced lies by the the liar in chief.
Marxists never trust the people. A small cadre takes over by force. That is why the Miami and Houston military drills this week bear scrutiny. Has any msm outlet covered this? If not, why not?
How would you have it dismantled and what would replace it? This doesn’t sound like a free press.
If you can destroy/dismantle something you can control it. If you control it then it isn’t free.
Media doesn’t need to be corrupt when so many people want to hear what it says. Is just providing pap at that point.
Since Fast and Furious backfired, they are using the Newton event to do what F and F was supposed to do.
The RNC never was willing to adjust their strategy to deal effectively with a political thug. That’s why we lost two presidential elections. Conservatives recognized it immediately, and changed tactics. The RNC is still running campaigns like it is 1976.
The assault by the government gun grabbers, Obamacare, Social Engineering of the Military, incompetancy of the National Security, the list goes on, and on, and on of all the current, and historical incremental bastardizations of our Constitutional Republic since Wilson’s time.
We must flush the congressional bowl, pull that chain at least three times to clear the debris from the bowl, and return this Nation to the Founders vision of a Constitutional Republic.
Maybe it is the liberals and the media that are intimidated by the Chicago/terrorist style intimidation.
If you notice it is the liberals that are willing to submit to the demands of the islamists for fear of making them angry. Liberals are fearful people. They are afraid of guns, the environment, the additives in food, too much sugar, too much salt, unsafe vehicles, loud noises, etc. etc.
Obama knows this and is intimidating them. Every time he farts, they cheer.
Basically President Hate America is not presidential and he’s a liar. Some of us saw that before he was voted in the first time.
Bwahahahahaha!!! Stop, you're killing me!
But they have no integrity....
Some liberals have integrity in their personal dealings, but lack the smarts/logic/rational thinking to apply it to obama and his political talk.
How many times have you heard people (not conservatives) bemoan the lack of bi-partisanship and want Congress to “do something”, to come up with a “grand bargain”. They have no idea what they are talking about. A “grand bargain” was Solomon suggesting splitting the baby in two (it wouldn’t have ended well for the baby, though). There are plenty of examples of Congress “doing something” that is not advantageous to the US.
The one thing I have noticed is that as obama ratchets up his third world rhetoric, so do these liberals. obama is an idiot....time for Conservatives to break ranks and start treating him as one. We are at war politically; time for us Conservatives to take the lead and join the battle.
J”....because what they’re really concerned about is the opinions of their specific Republican constituencies.”
Isn’t that exactly what they’re supposed to do?
This guy's moves parse out so closely with Hitler's and Lenin's that it's not funny. And all he needs is the MSM in his corner, and his cadre.
They're like a big, slow-moving sauropod that, set upon by fleeter carnivores with long, ruinous teeth, thinks its best bet is to lumber faster.
"Callous"? How about "murderous" and "matricidal"? The "throw granny off the cliff" ad was personally directed at Paul Ryan, but we're supposed to be okay with that and "remain civil" in our discourse, lest we be thought demagogic or, God forbid, waaacisss!!
One of Tavis Smiley's guests Monday night, a liberal journo with a new book out on the 2012 campaign, said that that is exactly the case.
Many liberal and prog journos have "issues" with things Obama has done or not done, but they're afraid of "losing access" as journalists. Obama has the herd eating out of his hand, living and dying by the Press Office handout.
I was amazed to see that neither Tavis nor his guest appeared to be at all pleased by this, even though it means that Obama keeps the MSM in his corner 24/7/365.
Most of these early "supporters" of the ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT IN CHIEF were party to the Communists "spooks".
There's a great volume of history you have to go through to understand this, and it goes back to about 1850.
Read these three articles on one of my earlier post:
It's deep, it's ugly, and most people WILL NOT ... CAN NOT ... accept the truth.