Where is modern civilization heading?

As a society are we heading in the same direction as the ancient Romans? If so the question becomes.......

Are our leaders fiddling while civilization burns?

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Friday, April 6, 2012

How in a sane world can this guy have any hope of re-election?

The US Presidential race will be kicking into high gear in the next few months and quite frankly based on Obamas disastrous first term as President it should be a one horse race, but sadly it isn't.

"Obummers" supporters are still contributing millions (literally hundreds) of dollars to his campaign and his handlers are busy laying the groundwork for the "second coming". Now how can this be?

I am amazed as the next guy, but why should I be. So rather than drone on about all the things wrong with this guy here are three that I personally feel speak for themselves.

Health Care (Obama Care)
Where do I start? Lets go back to the Democratic primaries in 2008, Obama versus Clinton. Obama pounded old Hillary mercilessly on her health plan which relied on an "individual mandate" that would force Americans to buy health insurance. In fact, Obummer went as far to state on many an occasion that using an individual mandate to solve the problem of the uninsured would be like trying to cure homelessness by ordering people to buy a home. Good point actually. on this I agree with the man

Now, fast forward to March 2012 and we watch the Obama administration defending tooth and nail its own "individual mandate" which is the centerpiece of Obamacare (Affordable Healthcare Act) before the US Supreme Court. During the unprecedented 6 hours of arguments before the court, where U.S. Solicitor General Donald Verrilli Jr  stumbled around like a buffoon providing arguments for something that I suspect he knows is unconstitutional (he wouldn't be much of a lawyer if he didn't) but that in his role he must build a case to prove otherwise. Fortunately for the left (although possibly unfortunate for the country) some of the more liberal justices jumped in a number of times to practically spoon feed him a suggested response to strengthen his case (so much for impartiality). I would love to know how Hillary views all this while she sits across from "The Man" in Oval office meetings when the topic of Obamacare is raised.

"If I don't have it fixed in three years...."
This is one of my favorites, because it shows the man in a rare moment of honesty (something we have seldom seen). Obummer knew at the time the importance of what had to be done and the time frame. He was also well aware that if he could not accomplish it, he was not the man for the job. Again, like his statement about "curing homelessness by ordering people to buy a home", the man has hit the nail on the head. He is not the right guy for the job, he's had his 3 years (and a bit) so it's time to move on. Jeez, that two times I have agree with Mr Obummer (I sure hope I am not turning liberal)

When a President is a fan of a man with the surname Marx, it should be Groucho, not Karl...
Although President Obummers handlers laugh off any suggestion that the "Pres" might share a few ideological beliefs with Karl Marx, once in a while they surface to the top.Here's a great example from the man in his own book,

“To avoid being mistaken for a sellout, I chose my friends carefully. The more politically active black students. The foreign students. The Chicanos. The Marxist professors and structural feminists and punk-rock performance poets.”
The Audacity of Hope”- Barack Obama

Now lets look at Mr Obummer's history, first the man was born to a Marxist from Kenya, later in his life he cut his political teeth on the teachings of communist Frank Marshal Davis, and eventually he bathed in the destructive tactics of radical, anti-American leftist Saul Alinsky. Even the title of his book, The Audacity of Hope was derived from a sermon delivered by Obama's former pastor, Jeremiah Wright. another upstanding American citizen. All of this makes me wonder, after all "your known by the company you keep" and based on President Obummer's acquaintances he would not be my first choice as President.

Unfortunately, he has a following of Americans who are more willing to overlook his shortcomings than face the facts, something that may carry the 'Anointed One" through another election victory. God help America if he does get a second term because he will not have the fear of re-election holding him back. As they say, "a president spends most of his first term campaigning for his second term". Without those shackles in place there will be little to stop this man from remaking America into his vision of Utopia.


  1. http://americanliberaltimes.com/2012/04/09/president-obama-scores-impressive-accomplishments/

  2. How is it that someone living here in Canada is such an expert on American Affairs? (And why bother anyway?)

    You do know that it is possible to get citizenship down there don't you and if you did that your musings would have more substance.

  3. Lol, so no one can comment on the problems America faces except an American? This would be the same country and people that have no problem sticking their noses and sending their troops into foreign lands on the basis that it is in America's interest>

    You have just displayed the condescending attitude that America is know for around the world. Congratulations

    And yes I am aware that it is possible to get citizenship in America, in most cases all one has to do is wade across the Rio Grande in the dead of night.

  4. The Friggin Rio Grande is not anywhere near between Canada and The U.S., eh? What have you got your head up in? It is not in Windsor either - - or Wawa - - - or Thunder Bay --- idjut!

    1. Sigh, American education has never been the same since it became the responsibility of the Federal government.

      The Rio Grande is between Mexico and The United States and sees tens of thousands of illegal immigrants crossing it every month. Although this has been an ongoing problem for decades, it has become worse since Pres Obummer gave them all a free pass.


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