Skip to comments.America Needs a King
Posted on 01/03/2014 9:02:39 AM PST by Squawk 8888
Does America need a monarch? Ever since, according to legend, George Washington turned down the chance of becoming the new countrys king, Americas identity as a republican nation of citizen rulers has been rock solid. Indeed, nothing can stir patriotic anger more than the suggestion that the U.S. president is acting like unelected royalty. Yet even before independence, John Adams argued in favor of a republican monarchy of laws, lamenting, We have so many Men of Wealth, of ambitious Spirits, of Intrigue that incessant Factions will disturb our Peace.
Looking at the United States, today, Adams was prescient, with the country almost evenly split between Democrats and Republicans, special interests dominant, and poisonous partisan gridlock destroying Washington, D.C. While Adams favored a republican monarch with absolute veto powers, today we need a person who can sit above politics and help strengthen our commitment to republican values. We need a king, or something like one.
The First Citizen would serve one 15-year term, thus ensuring that he would have to deal with at least two presidents. The First Citizen, along with his or her spouse, would represent America at all social and ceremonial meetings with foreign heads of state and would perform civic activities for all national holidays. Instead of the president, the First Citizen would pardon turkeys, welcome Super Bowl champions, open Olympics, lay wreaths at the Tomb of the Unknown Solider, light the national Christmas Tree and the like. He or she would also commemorate important national anniversaries, such as major battles, and would be the chief mourner at national tragedies or memorial services.
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I’m getting so fed up watching all this stuff happen to the U.S. that I’m ready to come do it myself. First order of business would be imposing a 5% flat sales tax, nothing else. Second would be deporting all illegals and muslims. Not very politically correct, but cultural suicide is cultural suicide. The third thing to be done would be restore the original constitution.
America has a king. Period.
Nothing in the US these days is non-partisan. Even elected coroners and dog catchers have to express the proper leftist and politically correct sentiments to get elected and to retain their jobs. Thus any ‘First Citizen’ would likely end up being a shill for the Democcommie party.
It’s really what the left has been fighting for all along. They very much believe in the idea of well-educated elites making the decision for the rest of us.
good luck finding a non-partisan head of state. a nice fantasy until it hits the wall of reality...
New world order “runs” the UK just like it does America. The UK has this ceremonial monarchy, it does nothing to slow down new world order.
The Royal family and the peerage is completely intertwined with new world order.
Some honest research into the British East India Company will reveal just how much intertwined they were, even by the 18th and 19th centuries.
Keep your powder dry because the hammer is coming down.
It hasn’t helped England’s fall.
Obama isn’t a king, he’s a czar.
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And free up the president for more time golfing. Although I would love to see a president dump the silly tradition of sentencing turkeys number 3 and 4 to death and roasting by pardoning turkeys 1 and 2.
And what was the king of England we succeeded in ousting? Something we want returned?
Your Constitution is silly America.
We need to scrap it and just make Obama king.
Now shut your racist face and go pay your taxes. Your king needs another vacation. :)
We bring in 1.2 million LEGAL IMMIGRANTS A YEAR. This is cultural suicide, especially since most are from the Third World and 87% of the 1.2 million are minorities as classified by the USG. Immigrants drive 75% of our population growth. In 1970, one in 21 residents of this country was foreign born; today it is one in 8, the highest in 90 years; and within a decade, it will be one in 7 the highest in our history.
Will we have to call him/her Massah or Missy?
"First Citizen" sounds like something out of the French Revolution.
How's this for an idea? Have an elected President, who serves a single six-year term. And have an elected Prime Minister, who serves a four-year term, the limit is two terms.
The President is the head of state, the Prime Minister the head of government. Hopefully, the President would be a last-ditch check on any Prime Minister excesses.
This President would function like the Queen of England does today, but would have a bit more power, perhaps a veto power.
President: Sarah Palin
Prime Minister: Ted Cruz
I bet they’d fully agree to a single authority - as long as he was a lefty/commie.
This goes right with their ideology, that those in power are more enlightened, moral, intellectually superior to all others,
that they need to be given the power to substitute their decisions for yours.
We said "NO!" then, and we must say "HELL NO!" now. It's clear that Polutico and the commie left would have been Tories.
ObAMA don’t need no stinkin congressional approval.
I’m saying that needs to stop, and stop now and in some cases, reversed. I know it sounds harsh, but our way of life is at stake. What made our countries great is going down the tubes.
I don’t care what color a person is, I care about their values, their loyalties and their relationship with Jesus.
Much the same could be said about the Hudson’s Bay Company; Charles II gave his son ownership of North America.
0bama will leave the office of the president on Jan 20, 2017 either vertically or horizontally, his choice.
Why not. We have a joker as our President.
“First Citizen”? Not sure about that. Sounds Jacobin.
That sums up this Government, and must stop, Now.
No. Not really interesting.
The State wants to usurp God’s role. Never succeeds and always dies trying.
I love how Jesus said of dread Herod Go tell that fox, I will keep on driving out demons and healing people today and tomorrow, and on the third day I will reach my goal. In any case, I must press on today and tomorrow and the next dayfor surely no prophet can die outside Jerusalem!”
To think He is returning to dole out what is due to every antichrist ruler that has ever lived!
Yes, I am non-partisan. It is good to be the King.
Everybody jump the Queen
Is the author kidding me? We HAVE elected a near king. The President has expanded Executive Branch power to an unprecedented degree. In many Parliamentary countries, the Prime Minister has a lot of power—but it can be kept under control by a “No Confidence” vote at any time. We’re stuck with our King for four years.
...”That sums up this Government, and must stop, Now.”....
Yep...and that’s just we we know...it’s the unknown that is far more critical.
Even in tacky Sci-Fi, they realized the "First Citizen"
would be a dupe & pawn of the ruling elite ...
......the only way to make people who are unequal in talents equal in rewards is to use governmental power to dispossess some and favor others.
Alexis de Tocqueville saw it coming:
“The sole condition which is required in order to succeed in centralizing the supreme power in a democratic community, is to love equality or to get men to believe you love it. Thus, the science of despotism, which was once so complex, is simplified, and reduced ... to a single principle.”
Get people to believe you are seeking the utopian goal of equality of all and there is no limit to the power you can amass.
"Non-partisan" is a liberal trick concept. What it really means is for anyone who stands against liberals to abandon their position in the name of "fairness" - another liberal concept. All of this is meant to impress young people, soccer moms, and government-dpendent minorities. Everyone else knows it's garbage - including Leftists. You ever - ever - hear a Leftist or liberal say THEY need to be non-partisan? LOL! Instead, they define their partisan positions AS non-partisan, and laugh as the Right tries to parse their word games.
No, everyone is partisan, and everyone discriminates, and that's good. What's bad is when people deny their positions, and then claim they have no position. That creates the world we live in today - the world of psychopathic, ahbitual, compulsive, paranoid liars.
Any king would have to be partisan as hell - and make his partisanship crystal clear - because that would be the reality anyway.
So dump the non-partisanship nonsense. What matters is what such a king would be partisan about, what he would stand for, and what he would stand against. America is unique and brilliant because the Founders decided that no king could be found who would stand for true justice, in part because no country yet had been created upon true justice. So they invented America, based on natural law and negative rights - and changed the world.
Or an emperor.
It’s all semantics.
Its not suicide. No American wants this. It's genocide. Men with names and addresses are doing this to us deliberately.
These people envision Obama as a King.
Kindergarten and Rose Bowl Parades are not even non-partisan anymore.
You mentioned illegal immigration. I am talking about LEGAL IMMIGRATION. We need to reduce it drastically. We don't need more immigrants competing for jobs against 20 million unemployed/underemployed Americans.
I dont care what color a person is, I care about their values, their loyalties and their relationship with Jesus.
Most of us subscribe to that credo, but the polticial reality is that immigrants and minorities vote two to one Democrat. Obama got 73% of the Asian vote, 93% of the black vote, and 71% of the Hispanic vote. He won 39% of the non-Hispanic white vote.
We have entered the era of the tribal politics and the non-Hispanic white tribe is getting smaller. This has electoral consequences. Ultimately, the Dems will become the permanent majority party. This means Big Government and the welfare state will just get bigger. So why are we importing hundreds of thousands of Dem voters every year?
Here’s an idea: No.