American Exceptionalism: GOP Playing Patriot While Screwing America

Two Years ago President Obama, in a primary debate, put down the other contestants by saying “their ideas were mere replays of late night discussions in the college dormitories of the 1960’s”. Well I was in those late night dorm discussions and it is to bad Obama wasn’t around then because he would recognize the latest incarnation of the conservative game of “playing patriot”. But then again a REAL Progressive, which Obama is not, would answer these sunshine patriots of the right with some counter rhetoric!

Why don’t these same big mouth Republicans believe in making a buck in America instead of shipping their investments and our jobs overseas. Frequently these singers of the  “Corporate Elitist Globalization Internationale“ even ship our jobs and their investments to the very enemies of America of the 1960’s!  They even ship our jobs to Vietnam while our dead soldiers decay in the ground below the land they invest in! What happened to all the dominoes?

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GOP: Bankruptcy Is Good For States But Not Individuals

Republicans want to allow state governments to go bankrupt so they can destroy civil service unions! Strange isn’t it that they fought tooth and nail to make it harder for individuals to declare bankruptcy! Former Republican Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich is leading the fight. There is a method to their madness. They want to empower the corporate class to siphon off the life blood of middle class Americans.

The issue is to increase not just the finances of the rich but to undermine the security of the vast Silent Majority of Americans –  our great Middle Class! When the unions are undermined then the power of the corporate class interests grows since progressive politicians receive support from unions! With less better paying jobs available, the wages of all Americans can be reduced while the profits of our social betters increase! Ah yes this is what they call “Freedom”! The freedom to serve the Economic Royalists and their right wing social engineering experiment!

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Obama Signs Don’t Ask – Don’t Tell Repeal

When confronted with racial discrimination in the military President Harry Truman took the poll data concerning views of American servicemen and then just laid it aside to do the right thing. The reason for that is that human rights are not subject of majority confirmation. They are rights – period!

Amazing isn’t it that people want to serve and fight in these two wars yet conservatives have tried to undermine their rights while backing the rights of “corporations as persons”! Then there is the other meaning of “Don’t Ask –  Don’t Tell”! What am I referring to? Well George Bush’s record in the National Guard which he never finished.

The news media follows the guideline of “Don’t Ask” and “Don’t Tell” concerning former President Bush’s military record.

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Senator Bernie Sanders And Howard Dean In 2012

Want to destroy “Change We Can Believe In”? Then keep supporting Barrack Obama and his game of “playing progressive” inside the Corporate Sandbox! No more bull! As liberals and progressives the time has come stop making excuses for this looser! The time has come to stop denying our gut reactions! I had that first reaction within just a few months of his taking office. The issue then was should we wait to let the Bush Tax Cuts for the rich expire or kill them immediately! What a missed opportunity to ride the rage of middle class America! Instead Obama gave his first “meow”! Then there was the weak job stimulus package! Then the summer of the Tea Party going unanswered!

We Progressives had a national grass roots army that Barrack Obama demobilized because he wanted to use the bully pulpit of the Presidency to conduct daily readings of Dale Carnegie’s “How To Make Friends And Influence People”!

  • A real Democrat would have used the Presidential bully pulpit on a daily basis to rally Americans against the Economic Royalists of corporate America!
  • A real Democrat would have called out the base that elected him to demonstrate for tariffs and the return of blue collar AND white collar jobs to America!
  • A real Democrat would launch a “Holy War” to to reduce the income gap in this nation that is destroying our middle class!
  • A real Democrat would not “play” progressive inside the confines of the corporate sandbox!

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Obama’s Idealism: Presidential Asset Or Liability

I understand where President Obama is coming from! I just wish he would recognize he is facing Republicans not fellow Democrats. This is not “silly season in politics” when right wingers, in their arrogance of self entitlement, talk about second amendment solutions! Nor when the Texas Governor hints at secession! But then again we had a former Governor of Alaska give a speech to the Alaskan Independence Party just months before she became McCain’s running mate!

  • Where was the news media to attack Sarah Palin for this?
  • For that matter where was Obama and the Democrats?
  • Why didn’t Obama wave the flag in the face of secessionists?
  • Why didn’t Obama call for “law and order” in response to Michele Bachmann and her treasonous calls for rebellion against the democratically elected government of the United States of America?

Can you hear the “MEOW”?

When will Obama wake up? Change comes about in society not simply by passing laws but when the President acts as “Pontifex Maximus” of the nation. He defines the issues of our times as Franklin D. Roosevelt and JFK did and even Ronald Reagan though for Republicans! This requires that Obama not resign as “Campaigner in Chief”.

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Bernie Sanders Or Howard Dean In 2012

The time has come for “Change We Can Believe In”! President Obama has the audacity to attack the base that elected him when he spent the last 18 months kissing Joe Lieberman, Ben Nelson and Blanche Lincoln’s butts! So how is that working out for you Mr. President? Joe Lieberman even campaigned against Obama in the last election. Now Obama has the audacity to attack his own base. The problem is that President Obama, Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi are “playing” progressive inside the confines of the “Corporate Sandbox”.

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How Obama Can Break Out Of The Corporate Sandbox

As a liberal I am fed up with Obama and his appeasement of the Republicans and their fellow travelers in corporate America. But what upsets me even more is that my fellow Democrats are “playing liberal” inside the confines of the “Corporate Sandbox”. When are we to have “change we can believe in”? When we have 95% of the Congress? Don’t blame the Republicans because Obama, Reid and Pelosi are wimps! They are the cause!

Obama is IMPOTENT! He is impotent not on the basis simply of the weak reforms he has made but because he did not fight for “CHANGE WE CAN BELIEVE IN”! If President Obama, Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi did not accomplish even one law but instead went on a daily TV campaign to break the corporate strangle hold on the American Middle Class by using the Presidential bully pulpit then I would judge him a success! He would be a success because at least he fought the good fight! But he did not and I will not lie for him!

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Base To Obama – Give Us Change We Can Believe In

I voted for Obama! I am a ardent progressive. But I am sick and tired of defending him and his fellow members of the Troika Of Impotence, the other two being HarryReid and Nancy Pelosi. Be honest is this “Change We Can Believe In?”

Why the hell should the Democratic base support this Troika of Impotence! Yes the Republicans are the “party of no”. But under Obama and the Troika of Impotence the Democratic Party has become the “Party of MEOW”!

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