Pay No Attention to That Man Behind the Curtain!
If someone tells you that you have nothing to worry about, especially when that someone is the government, then you have something to worry about.
Why is it that president Obama is telling graduates at Ohio State University that they have nothing to worry about, that they can let their guard down?
“They’ll warn that tyranny always lurking just around the corner. You should reject these voices. Because what they suggest is that our brave, and creative, and unique experiment in self-rule is somehow just a sham with which we can’t be trusted.”
That’s not even remotely close to what we are saying, and what he is attempting to do is twist Ronald Reagan:
“In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem.”
He is saying that we don’t need to be vigilant, that we don’t need to worry about the government becoming overbearing. We do not say that because we think this experiment is failing. We say this because we must always be on the lookout lest a tyrant take office.
It is Obama who laments that he is not a dictator. It is Obama who laments that he is not emperor.
It is Obama who laments that the Constitution prevents him from doing certain things that he would like to do, or moving as fast as he would like.
It is Obama who doesn’t get it. If something is such a good idea, it will go through quickly, and most of Congress will vote for it. If they don’t, it probably wasn’t a good idea to begin with.
Obama continues, moving on to the collectivist theme:
“We have never been a people who place all our faith in government to solve our problems. We shouldn’t want to. But we don’t think the government is the source of all our problems, either.”
Obama is not a man who can get in front of a podium and not deliver a political speech. We saw it at the dedication of W’s presidential library, where he started in about immigration reform.
“And even though comprehensive immigration reform has taken a little longer than any of us expected, I am hopeful that this year, with the help of Speaker Boehner, and some of the senators and members of Congress who are here today, that we bring it home for our families, our economy, our security, and for this incredible country that we love. And if we do that it will be in large part thanks to the hard work of President George W. Bush.”
He has to try to bring pressure on the Republicans to pass immigration reform, but in the light of the Boston bombing, the public isn’t so sure, especially since one of the men is a newly minted American citizen, and the other was here legally. In addition they received over $100 grand in welfare. Several of their friends were also arrested for overstaying their student visas.
The immigration system isn’t broken, despite protests from the left to the contrary. People cross the border and move here illegally, but that does not mean the system is broken. What’s broken is that the President, through Executive Order has decided he isn’t going to enforce immigration laws.
That’s broken, and dereliction of duty, an impeachable offense.
For someone who says that we don’t place our faith in government to solve all of our problems, he sure puts a lot of faith in governments ability to solve all of our problems. His spending and debt are at all time highs. He recruits people onto government programs such as welfare and food stamps, instead of trying to help people get off food stamps and welfare.
His ideas are “common sense approaches”, like naming schools as “gun free zones”. Before wee go there, how about we go to all those areas in the inner cities and ask them how those “drug free zones” are working out. But those of us who oppose him are racists who only want to see him fail.
What’s broken is that he is trying to take our rights away via Executive Order.
His staff photoshops pictures to make it look like he has a lot of experience shooting shotguns. He blames this country’s guns for the gun problems in Mexico, despite his government running guns to the Cartels. He goes to Mexico to try to build support for his immigration reform, because he is getting no traction here. His entire existence is a lie, a fib, a fabrication.
He forces Obamacare down everyone’s throats, under the guise of the government solving all of our problems, then insurance premiums start to rise, especially on those who can least afford it. In fact, Senator Chuck Schumer has admitted that Obamacare has pushed premiums up. (He later tried to take these comments back, but it’s too late for that) Obama promised this wouldn’t happen? Yeah, Obama promised lots of things.
It’s so bad that Democrats are trying to figure out how to repeal the medical device tax, unions (and corporate donors) are demanding exemptions, some unions are demanding it be repealed, and Congress is trying to figure out how to get out of it.
What’s broken is that the government has foisted a law off on us that is going to hurt people, while giving coverage to illegal aliens, while trying to get out of it.
What’s broken is that the government is no longer working in the best interests of this country.
What’s broken is that Obama actually said “pay no attention to that man behind the curtain!”