GOVERNMENT ARROGANCE IS OUT OF CONTROL!
Sooner or later, it will have to be the American people themselves that decide to put a stop to this out-of-control government arrogance. Perhaps the sentiments of the late Lyn Nofziger will be helpful at this point.
You will recall that Mr. Nofziger served as press secretary in Ronald Reaganâ€™s administration as Governor of California and as a White House advisor during the Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan presidencies.
Shortly before he passed away, he composed a short treatise entitled â€œThese Things I Believe.â€
Here it is:
â€œThat government should butt out.
That freedom is our most precious commodity and if we are not eternally vigilant, government will take it all away.
That individual freedom demands individual responsibility.
That government is not a necessary good but an unavoidable evil.
That the executive branch has grown too strong, the judicial branch too arrogant and the legislative branch too stupid.
That political parties have become close to meaningless.
That government should work to insure the rights of the individual, not plot to take them away.
That government should provide for the national defense and work to insure domestic tranquility.
That foreign trade should be fair rather than free.
That America should be wary of foreign entanglements.
That the tree of liberty needs to be watered from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.
That guns do more than protect us from criminals; more importantly, they protect us from the ongoing threat of government.
That states are the bulwark of our freedom. That states should have the right to secede from the Union.
That once a year we should hang someone in government as an example to his fellows.â€
“Our Republic and its press (media) will rise or fall together. An able, disinterested, public-spirited press (media), with trained intelligence to know the right thing to do and the courage to do it, can preserve the public virtue, without which popular government is a sham and a mockery. A cynical, mercenary, demagogic press (media) will produce, in time, a people as base (rotten) as itself. The power to mould the future of the Republic will be in the hands of the journalism of future generations.” Joseph Pulitzer, American newspaper publisher.
How many newspapers today will cover the constitutional issue of Barack Hussein Obama, aka Barry Soetoro, aka Barry Obama, aka Barack Dunham, aka Barry Dunham, regarding his eligibility to serve as president of these United States of America? A couple of newspapers east of the Mississippi have done so over the past week, but they did it kicking and screaming all the way. However, they have all slanted the coverage to portray it as being a negative issue, instead of the issue being of paramount importance: Does the U.S. Constitution matter anymore?
By James Petras
“I have a vision of Americans in their 80’s being wheeled to their offices and factories having lost their legs in imperial wars and their pensions to Wall Street speculators and with bitter memories of voting for a President who promised change, prosperity and peace and then appointed financial swindlers and war mongers.” — An itinerant Minister, 2008
The entire political spectrum ranging from the ‘libertarian’ left, through the progressive editors of the Nation to the entire far right neo-con/Zionist war party and free market Berkeley/Chicago/Harvard academics, with a single voice, hailed the election of Barack Obama as a ‘historic moment’, a ‘turning point in American history and other such histrionics. For reasons completely foreign to the emotional ejaculations of his boosters, it is a historic moment: witness the abysmal gap between his ‘populist’ campaign demagoguery and his long-standing and deepening carnal relations with the most retrograde political figures, power brokers and billionaire real estate and financial backers.
What was evident from even a cursory analysis of his key campaign advisers and public commitments to Wall Street speculators, civilian militarists, zealous Zionists and corporate lawyers was hidden from the electorate, by Obama’s people friendly imagery and smooth, eloquent deliverance of a message of ‘hope’. He effectively gained the confidence, dollars and votes of tens of millions of voters by promising ‘change’ (implying higher taxes for the rich, ending the Iraq war and national health care reform) when in fact his campaign advisers (and subsequent strategic appointments) pointed to a continuation of the economic and military policies of the Bush Administration.
Within 3 weeks of his election he appointed all the political dregs who brought on the unending wars of the past two decades, the economic policy makers responsible for the financial crash and the deepening recession castigating tens of millions of Americans today and for the foreseeable future. We can affirm that the election of Obama does indeed mark a historic moment in American history: The victory of the greatest con man and his accomplices and backers in recent history.
He spoke to the workers and worked for their financial overlords.
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December 08, 2008
Let me get this straight. We are about to swear in a new President without checking his actual birth certificate — something many jobs require. Whatever you think about what the media call the “whispering campaign” about Barack Obama’s alleged failure to meet the Constitution’s “natural born citizen” requirement for the presidency, isn’t it a bit odd not to even check to see that the requirement has been met.
self ^ | 12/3/08 | BP2
Posted on Wednesday, December 03, 2008 3:38:59 PM by BP2
CAPT XXXX XXXX, USXX (Ret.)
XXXXX XXXXXXX Association, Washington Office
Washington, DC 20002
XXXX, XX XXXXX
Sir, as a fellow vet, I know you fully understand the obligation we accept when we say the words, “to support and defend the Constitution of the United States.” As citizen soldiers, those words have special meaning to us. Our allegiance rises above party politics, a man or an institution. Our allegiance is to the US Constitution — that we “defend it against all enemies, foreign and domestic.” To that end, I have a CALL TO ACTION for the XXXXX XXXXXXX Association, action that will not be easy, yet required to ensure the Rule of Law stays intact.
Former US Senator Barack Obama has openly acknowledged that his father was a Kenyan (British) citizen and his mother was an American citizen. At birth in 1961, Barack Obama (Jr) was a dual-citizen – he has confirmed this fact himself. When Barack Obama, Jr, was born in Hawaii, Kenya was a British colony, still part of the United Kingdom. As a Kenyan native, Barack Obama, Sr was a British Citizen, whose status was governed by The British Nationality Act of 1948. That same act governed the status of Obama Sr’s children.
The Virginian-Pilot ^ | 8 Dec 08 | Kate Wiltrout
Posted on Monday, December 08, 2008 12:06:33 PM by GATOR NAVY
For more than six years, Jesse Nieto drove to work at Camp Lejeune, N.C., in a car that left no doubt about his views.
“Islam = terrorism” asserted one sticker on the back window of his maroon Scion. Another decal showed a cartoon boy urinating on the image of a turban-wearing man. A third, paraphrased to eliminate a curse word, said, Disgrace my flag, and I will defecate on your Quran.
His feelings stem from a personal tragedy: His son died in a terrorist attack on the Norfolk-based destroyer Cole in Yemen in 2000.
Did Obama Buy The White House With Illegal Money?….”…but that’s a story you won’t read in the mainstream media. You will read about it here today…”
The Bulletin ^ | December 8, 2008 | Herb Denenberg
Posted on Monday, December 08, 2008 11:50:31 AM by jazusamo
There is now growing evidence that Sen. Barack Obama bought the White House by using illegal and fraudulent fundraising, but that’s a story you won’t read in the mainstream media. You will read about it here today. While that story of Obama election law violations is still developing, what is the mainstream media reporting on? The New York Times isn’t interested in election fraud … if committed by Sen. Obama and the Democrats. So it is using its resources to investigate the amount of money the McCain campaign spent on hair stylists for Gov. Sarah Palin. (New York Times, Dec. 6, 2008). They’ve already investigated the amount spent on her wardrobe. Yes, the bias and dishonesty of the New York Times no longer just oozes out, it floods out in epic proportions. The once great paper has become a sad joke, a puppet and propagandist for the Democratic Party that can hardly write an honest word on politics.