The Obama Cult of Personality Marches On

The video below is just another great video from The Naked Emperor.

I originally found it on Hot Air in an entry by Ed Morrissey.

The Obama cult of personality marches on.

Dictionary.com

Cult of personality:

–noun

a cult promoting adulation of a living national leader or public figure, as one encouraged by Stalin to extend his power.

Let’s not forget this golden oldies.

Obama’s Army

We Are The Ones

Children Sing Praises

Obama Youth Regiment

The creepiness factor continues to rise.

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One bright and shining Obama cult member thought it would be a good idea to list on her public Obama page, the names, addresses and phone number of those she had recruited.

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The image has been kept small to protect the stupid by not allowing their names to be viewed.

CHAVEZ CALLS ON OBAMA TO FOLLOW PATH OF SOCIALISM

Obama replies:

No problem baby, I’m on it!

Of course, Obama didn’t really say this, verbally anyway… but his actions demonstrate that Obama needs no one prodding him down the path to socialism, he is currently skipping very happily down that red brick road.

Drudge Report

Caracas - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Friday called upon US President Barack Obama to follow the path to socialism, which he termed as the "only" way out of the global recession. "Come with us, align yourself, come with us on the road to socialism. This is the only path. Imagine a socialist revolution in the United States," Chavez told a group of workers in the southern Venezuelan state of Bolivar.

Aristotle, Plato, Conservative, Socialist And A Fast Rocket Ship

In his writing of Politics, Aristotle said

Even the best of men in authority are liable to be corrupted by passion. We may conclude then that the law is reason without passion, and it is therefore preferable to any individual.

Contrast this thought with that of Plato

The best thing of all is not that the law should rule, but that a man should rule, supposing him to have wisdom and royal power.

It is assumed that whoever may read this agrees that a society must have laws.

It is also assumed that we may well disagree as to if those laws should be laws that are anchored permanent laws or if they should be laws that are ever changing and at the whim of the person or persons in power at any given moment.

The conservative believes in established and firm laws and believes that this is what is best for society and best for freedom of the individual. 

Absent established laws any societal code and understanding would be ever changing, making that society unstable and leaving peace, prosperity and property always at risk.

Absent this code the society is absent an identity, absent an identity the people are then unsure of their role and do not know their responsibilities.

When we have an established code/set of laws we then know our rights and our responsibilities. Further we know the responsibilities and limits of those who govern us.

What we as individuals do with those rights and responsibilities and how skilled we are with the handling of them is what will determine much of our success in a free society.

Those that handle their rights and responsibilities with seriousness and care are likely to succeed in one manner or another, while those who ignore their rights and responsibilities will likely fail  and will cause some kind of drag on society.

It is only when we have laws that are fixed and just and that are common to all citizens that we can have the sense that we are free to live our lives and carry out our business as we know our boundaries, the boundaries of our neighbors and those of of government.

The alternative is a society where the laws are ever changing as is the playing field according to the whims and schemes of those who govern.

America has been a society that lived in agreement with the quote from above by Aristotle, we are becoming a society that is being forced into the idea of Plato.

I suggest to you that Obama, his administration and the ruling democrats in Washington D.C. are corrupted by their passions and do think themselves wise.

I suggest that we are becoming a society where those who have ignored and mishandled their rights and responsibilities are to be coddled, propped up and know little to no consequences for their imprudence, their recklessness. In fact, they are only being encouraged in it.

In honesty, we’ve been moving this direction since long before Barack Obama showed up on the national scene.

Bush took us off the slow boat towards socialism and put us on a fast train.

Barack Obama put us on a rocket ship to European styled socialism.

I always had hope we could turn the boat around, slow the train to a stop, it’s a bit harder to jump from a rocket ship however.

I don’t think we have left the launch pad as of yet, but no doubt the count down has begun. It will take one loud, unified voice to yell “abort launch” to keep this rocket from lifting off.

 

Are We Socialists? A Poll

I had briefly heard Glenn Beck talking about this poll but wasn’t able to hear his comments in full but I heard enough to think, holy hell!

So, are we [Americans] socialist?

For years I’ve thought we were tending towards socialism and that we would embrace it when and if it came.

I believe that Bush the younger took a big step towards socialism and that president Obama is currently jogging towards socialism and will breakout into a full run very soon.

I want to show you question 32 first.

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If you are having trouble reading the text, the question is:

I’m going to read you a list of items, for each one please tell me
whether you think it is the responsibility of the federal government or not.
First, do you think it is the responsibility of the federal government to
[ITEM], or is that not the responsibility of the federal government? (RANDOMIZE)
SCALE: 1. Yes, is responsibility of federal government 2. No, is not the
responsibility of the federal government 3. (Don’t know)

The responses are as follows:

Make sure all Americans have food/ 68% say yes.

Make sure all Americans have health care/ 66% say yes.

Provide housing to those who cannot afford it/ 52% say yes.

Make sure all Americans who want a job, have a job/ 51% say yes.

I think the first question concerning rebuilding communities is also an indicator, but would be better dealt with separately at a different time.

The final question of rescuing failing financial institutions could be considered encouraging, but it really isn’t.

The only reason people say the government should not rescue these organizations is because they [perhaps rightly so] are angry with the organizations.  The American people blame [wrongly so] these financial institutions for our current economic situation and they [the American people] want to see these institutions suffer.

Consider the above responses and then consider along side the following poll questions and responses.

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Question 39: Do you think Americans are starting to rely too much on the government and not enough on themselves?

A case of schizophrenia?

The polled persons want the federal government to supply food, health care, employment and housing and at the same time they believe Americans rely too much on government and not enough on ourselves?

Are we socialists?

Yes I think so, reluctant perhaps, but socialists none the less.

There is a lot more to this poll, follow the link at the beginning of this post to see the whole of the poll. I thought the whole of the poll is disturbingly revealing.

“Socialism” The New Buzz Word Among Conservatives?

 

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When I went to Newsweek and saw the cover of the February 16th edition I I had thought that perhaps the MSM was about to engage in truth telling and do so about a very important topic.

I should have known better.

As I read the article it became clear that as a conservative, I remain a paranoid simpleton and little else.

The first bit of distortion came in the false indication claim that until the very recent past, the use of the word socialism among conservatives was rare, perhaps non existent.

Hannity could not have agreed more. "It is … the European Socialist Act of 2009," the host said, signing off. "We’re counting on you to stop it. Thank you, congressman."

There it was, just before the commercial: the S word, a favorite among conservatives since John McCain began using it during the presidential campaign.

Perhaps if the people in the MSM actually knew any conservatives rather than spending all of their time and having all of their conversations with fellow liberals, they would then know what conservatives talk about. What we are concerned with.

I can think of no point in time during my life as a conservative that the coming of socialism, or worse, has not been warned about.

Without exception the conservatives I have known personally and those I have read, watched and listened to have warned about the coming of socialism.

Socialism is not the newest buzz word among we conservatives.

What we are seeing now is what we have been speaking of forever.

John McCain did not drop some previously unknown truth on us or present us with some new terminology we were to take into the voting booth with us.

The fact is, a good portion of conservatives see John McCain as being but one small step himself from embracing socialism.

We were no less shocked than you liberals to hear McCain use the word.

If the liberal media bothered to pay attention they would know that the majority of conservatives had been warning of George W. Bush leading us in a socialist direction.

The word is not a new buzz word for us.

It is however rapidly becoming not just our reality, but every Americans reality.

Until next time, I bid you good day comrade.

 

I Won’t Have To Worry, Messiah Obama Will Provide

I never thought this day would ever happen. I won’t have to worry about putting gas on my car, I won’t have to worry about paying my mortgage. You know, if I help him, he’s going to help me.

Who then?
Who is going to worry about putting gas in YOUR car?
Who is going to worry about paying YOUR mortgage?

Are you expecting a big raise at work if Obama is elected?
If Obama is elected is everything going to suddenly become affordable for you?
Affordable for me?

How is it you expect him to do this?
Oh, by punishing the middle and upper class, taking their money and giving it to you.

That is what is called theft, taking by force or threat of force, something that belongs to someone else.

You have drank the Kool-Aid and are fully on board the Socialist band wagon.

You and those like you make me ill and give me great cause for concern regarding the future of our nation.

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