Skip to comments.What Are President Obama's Actual Objectives?
Posted on 12/13/2009 4:25:03 AM PST by Kaslin
He campaigned against private sector economic mismanagement, and the harsh realities of global capitalism. He pledged during his campaign to end corruption in both the government, and the private sector.
After he took office, he claimed that he had inherited the worst economic situation in his countrys recent history. And then, the new President sought to consolidate his power. Once privately-owned enterprises became government-owned and operated entities, and were restructured so as to become, essentially, workers cooperatives.
Not surprisingly, unemployment remained persistently high, even as the new was implementing his much-celebrated reform measures. And while private citizens had to struggle with the worsening economic conditions, government officials nonetheless continued to exert increasing levels of control over the nations wealth, and also continued to enrich themselves from that wealth, despite the suffering of the governed.
Does this seem like a description of the first 11 months of the Obama Presidency? What Ive described here thus far portrays the conduct of President Obama and members of his Administration fairly succinctly.
Yet, this is actually a description of the ascendency of Hugo Chavez, the once freely elected President and now rapidly-morphing-into-a-dictator of Venezuela. In fact, you could call this a textbook case - this is my paraphrase of a description of Chavez that appears in International Business: Competing In The Global Marketplace, a text book currently used among M.B.A. students at many of Americas top graduate business schools.
And isnt it interesting to note the parallels between Hugo Chavez and Barack Obama? The story of Chavez early days in office deviates from Obamas story at the point where Chavez was able to arbitrarily change the make-up of Venezuelas supreme court, and thus re-write the nations constitution so as to legally enhance his own power and control (Obama has expressed disapproval of the U.S. Constitution, but has not yet attempted to re-write it).
But on economic policy matters or perhaps we could say on general economic tendencies Obama and Chavez have much in common. The President consolidated his power as he inherited the worst economic situation in his countrys recent history? That sounds like the rhetoric of Obamas brief few weeks as President-elect, his first six months in office, and the establishment of his many czars. Once privately-owned enterprises became government-owned and operated entities, and were restructured so as to become, essentially, workers cooperatives? General Motors and Chrysler should come to mind on this one.
And just as it is in Venezuela, so also it is in the United States - our economy is still not growing. We may be seeing early signs of growth now (well know in the coming months), and Im not offering a forecast here. My point is simply that after 11 months of the Obama Administrations corporate bailouts (a perverse process that President Bush began last year, and that President Obama has accelerated), a forced bankruptcy of one of Americas largest corporations, and the Administrations continuous belittling and demeaning of corporate executives, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and even, at times, the medical profession, neither economic activity nor employment have grown, yet President Obama nonetheless has a lot more control over our economy, and over individual people. As Senator John Thune (R-South Dakota) observed in the Wall Street Journal back in October, President Obama has become the de facto CEO of large chunks of our economy, with the power to hire and fire executives, dictate salaries, declare what products should be made, and decide winners and losers in the marketplace
Along with additional control of economic resources, an augmented constitution, and a military that frequently turns itself against the citizenry, the Chavez Administration has also pursued an aggressive path of control over Venezuelas media. This has meant implementing so-called Media Contents laws, that define what media content is appropriate and inappropriate for children. For example, allowing TV stations to show video of military troops shooting at citizens would be too violent for childrens eyes, so that kind of content is prohibited. And this year, alone, Chavez has closed down radio stations and seized TV stations that dared to broadcast content that expressed disagreement with him.
While violence has not yet erupted in the pursuit of Obamas America, our Presidents Czar of information and regulatory affairs, Cass Sunstein, has nonetheless proposed a so-called notice and take down law. Under this provision, those who operate websites - - The Washington Post, radio stations, private bloggers, and perhaps even you, yourself -we would all be required take down falsehoods upon notice from the U.S. government. And who would determine what is true and false? The Obama Administration, of course.
Thus far, control has been the predominant objective of the Obama presidency. It is difficult to argue that this pursuit has produced good things for the American people, yet the pursuit continues, just as it has in Venezuela and elsewhere around the world.
Will Americans allow this raw pursuit to continue?
His main objectives are to turn America into a Muslim country. It’s obvious he hates everything we stand for. We can’t afford to wait until 2012 form him to leave the White House and take his corrupt thugs with him. IMPEACHMENT is the answer.
Nobama (the “Movin’ On Up” president) will continue this until someone somehow stops him. He is like a inner city street rioter. They will destroy everything (even what little they have) until “stopped”. Thanks a lot “Nobama voters”. Have a Merry Merry Christmas.
“The story of Chavez early days in office deviates from Obamas story at the point where Chavez was able to arbitrarily change the make-up of Venezuelas supreme court, and thus re-write the nations constitution so as to legally enhance his own power and control (Obama has expressed disapproval of the U.S. Constitution, but has not yet attempted to re-write it).”
WHY RE-WRITE IT WHEN THE ONE AND ALL ELSE JUST PRETEND IT DOESN’T EXIST?
PLEASE JOIN IF YOU LOVE YOUR COUNTRY.
when does a Democrat NOT support slavery and communism
and control and federal lying?
The One intends to sit at the head of the table of the new world order built on the ashes of the United States of America.
The only thing that will stop these people is brute force, freedom is not free.
Control has been the predominant objective of the Obama presidency.Wonder who,when and how he will be stopped?.
His agenda is to pursue the incremental goals that will lead to a NWO in which the Mooselimbs will have a significant role. Of course, no one in the media will ever mention what that is and why it is relevant.
The MSM (mainstream media) has been permeated by leftist ideologues. Real journalism is dead. Its all about their propaganda now. This fifth column is a group of people who clandestinely undermine a larger group, such as a nation, from within, to the aid of an external enemy. They decide what they want Americans to hear and not hear,
In order to meet the goal of implementing a NWO- the agenda is to weaken the USA (which is exactly what obama is doing) to the point where we are no longer an independent, sovereign nation. Their ultimate goal is a one world govt., and WE are the ones standing in the way of it happening.
Emasculate the military, check.
Destroy the economy, check.
Constantly take shots at our national pride and morale, check.
Undermine the Constitution and our value system, check.
Obozo is an agent of shadowy powers in the background, and he is doing their bidding.
“BO’s objective is the Cloward-Piven Strategy” & thereby to further Marxist socialism.
He has repeatedly stated that his goal is to FUNDAMENTALLY change this nation.
When the GOP takes over the house, stops his agenda, and provides a convenient whipping boy for his slick tirades and lapdogs in the media, that will provide the only chance he has of being re-elected in 2012. He is incapable of governing the country, and needs an excuse for his incompetence. Having Congress controlled by the other party will be his excuse.
I think one of his goals, and certainly one of the goals of this Environmental Leftist friends, is to destroy the suburbs and force everyone into the city where they can be more easily controlled. A kind of reverse Pol Pot.
You CAN”T impeach an usurper. Obama isn’t eligible to serve as President.
The American people have to develope balls of steel to do it the hard way. And I will not detail what that is, as I have no desire to be thrown off this site nor arrested by the Feds.
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