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Unbelievable: Pravda notes America’s decent into Marxism …

This would be hysterically funny, sort of like the pot calling the kettle black, if it weren’t so damned scary – and true.

Stanislav Mishin, as quoted in Pravda, notes that …

“American capitalism gone with a whimper”

“It must be said, that like the breaking of a great dam, the American decent into Marxism is happening with breath taking speed, against the back drop of a passive, hapless sheeple, excuse me dear reader, I meant people.”

Sheeple? Where have we heard that before? The great mass of American citizens prodded into action by a relatively few far-left activists who count on the average American’s complacency. A population comprised of people who want to be thought of as well-intentioned, kindly people; people who would do almost anything to avoid being labeled a racist or a bigot. All being fed the party line by a bankrupt media which seems to have forsaken the truth in order to secure some form of corporate advantage.

Preparing the battlefield …

“True, the situation has been well prepared on and off for the past century, especially the past twenty years. The initial testing grounds was conducted upon our Holy Russia and a bloody test it was. But we Russians would not just roll over and give up our freedoms and our souls, no matter how much money Wall Street poured into the fists of the Marxists.”

“Those lessons were taken and used to properly prepare the American populace for the surrender of their freedoms and souls, to the whims of their elites and betters.”

Biding their time …

The fact that the far-left socialists, Marxists, communists and anarchists – and democrats – would bide their time patiently, content to win small battles; eating each slice of salami until the whole thing was consumed – is almost beyond belief by a population motivated by instant gratification. Surrendering their financial freedom to own the latest whiz-bang car, television, iPod or computer. Giving more attention to planning their vacations than they do their careers or marriages.

Subversion of our educational system at the hands of union-led far-left activists …

“First, the population was dumbed down through a politicized and substandard education system based on pop culture, rather then the classics. Americans know more about their favorite TV dramas then the drama in DC that directly affects their lives.”

And we thought that the failure of our educational system was a product of greedy unions and their rewarding of incompetent teachers with lifetime tenure. No consideration was given to the fact that most trade unions were hotbeds of socialist/Marxist activity. Siphoning off great sums of money to invest on behalf of their so-called member’s retirement, health and welfare. Little attention was paid to their growing political clout that helped elect fellow travelers and defeat those who posed a significant threat to their growing political power and influence. All aided and abetted by corrupt and complacent politicians whose sole goal is to be elected and, once elected, stay in office – primarily to profit personally, professionally and politically.

They care more for their ‘right’ to choke down a McDonalds burger or a BurgerKing burger than for their constitutional rights. Then they turn around and lecture us about our rights and about our "democracy". Pride blind the foolish.”

In this age of instant gratification, most people get outraged at things which affect them now – no thought to the longer term. Perhaps as a consequence of having far-left liberals destroy our history and civics curriculum with their revisionist history featuring multiculturalism and diversity. 

Obama: another telegenic, televangelist leading his cult?

Then their faith in God was destroyed, until their churches, all tens of thousands of different ‘branches and denominations’ were for the most part little more then Sunday circuses and their televangelists and top protestant mega preachers were more then happy to sell out their souls and flocks to be on the ‘winning’ side of one pseudo Marxist politician or another. Their flocks may complain, but when explained that they would be on the ‘winning’ side, their flocks were ever so quick to reject Christ in hopes for earthly power. Even our Holy Orthodox churches are scandalously liberalized in America.”

Imagine that … someone notes that even religion has become “commercialized” in an attempt to attract a larger “dues paying” audience. No more pesky consequences for social wrongdoing or imprudent behavior. Everything is forgiven, pass the basket. Not to mention the attention given to the Catholic Priest scandal which did much to reduce the moral authority of the church’s leaders.

Nonsensically spending our way to riches?

The final collapse has come with the election of Barack Obama. His speed in the past three months has been truly impressive. His spending and money printing has been a record setting, not just in America's short history but in the world. If this keeps up for more then another year, and there is no sign that it will not, America at best will resemble the Wiemar Republic and at worst Zimbabwe.”

In the first months of the Obama Administration, more money was allocated and/or spent than the sum total of all federal spending from George Washington to George Bush. A burden which cannot be sustained by even moderate growth in the economy.

“These past two weeks have been the most breath taking of all. First came the announcement of a planned redesign of the American Byzantine tax system, by the very thieves who used it to bankroll their thefts, loses and swindles of hundreds of billions of dollars. These make our Russian oligarchs look little more then ordinary street thugs, in comparison. Yes, the Americans have beat our own thieves in the shear volumes. Should we congratulate them?”

The difference between a crook and a savior lies in their usefulness to the government in advancing their agenda …

Imagine, someone outside the country noting that the government is relying on those that actually caused the problem in the first place. The reasons vary: the crooks found religion and want to atone for their past sins, these people are the only people who know how to manipulate the financial system’s levers of power and my personal  favorite, these people are misunderstood and were only playing by the rules that were dictated by unnamed others.

Usurpation of Constitutional roles … 

“These men, of course, are not an elected panel but made up of appointees picked from the very financial oligarchs and their henchmen who are now gorging themselves on trillions of American dollars, in one bailout after another. They are also usurping the rights, duties and powers of the American congress (parliament). Again, congress has put up little more then a whimper to their masters.”

I am impressed that someone else noted that the Executive branch was quickly usurping the Legislative branch of our government with administrative rules and regulations that are as strictly enforced as if the were crafted by legislative fiat. And now, with the Sotomayor nomination, President Obama is trying to place a far-left activist on the Supreme Court – again, usurping Congressional power by making law from the bench. A total subversion of the checks and balances inherent in our Constitution.

Interference in the affairs of private business …

“Then came Barack Obama's command that GM's (General Motor) president step down from leadership of his company. That is correct, dear reader, in the land of ‘pure’ free markets, the American president now has the power, the self given power, to fire CEOs and we can assume other employees of private companies, at will. Come hither, go dither, the centurion commands his minions.”

There is no Constitutional authority granted to the President to interfere with the employees of  private corporations. And if it is or was a coercive effort to blackmail a private corporation into acting on its own, perhaps that might rise to the level of a high crime or misdemeanor.

So it should be no surprise, that the American president has followed this up with a ‘bold’ move of declaring that he and another group of unelected, chosen stooges will now redesign the entire automotive industry and will even be the guarantee of automobile policies. I am sure that if given the chance, they would happily try and redesign it for the whole of the world, too. Prime Minister Putin, less then two months ago, warned Obama and UK's Blair, not to follow the path to Marxism, it only leads to disaster. Apparently, even though we suffered 70 years of this Western sponsored horror show, we know nothing, as foolish, drunken Russians, so let our ‘wise’ Anglo-Saxon fools find out the folly of their own pride.”

Again, the American public has taken this with barely a whimper...but a ‘freeman’ whimper.”

Rush Limbaugh, Mark Levin, Sean Hannity, Neil Bortz and Glen Beck aside, the American media has sold out their status as the so-called fourth estate as well as their journalistic ethics in favor of corporate interests. So afraid that the Administration may deny them a broadcast license. So afraid that those holding their debt will allow them to become destitute paupers; as if that were even possible.

“So, should it be any surprise to discover that the Democratically controlled Congress of America is working on passing a new regulation that would give the American Treasury department the power to set ‘fair’ maximum salaries, evaluate performance and control how private companies give out pay raises and bonuses?”

Barney Frank …

Senator Barney Franks, a social pervert basking in his homosexuality (of course, amongst the modern, enlightened American societal norm, as well as that of the general West, homosexuality is not only not a looked down upon life choice, but is often praised as a virtue) and his Marxist enlightenment, has led this effort. He stresses that this only affects companies that receive government monies, but it is retroactive and taken to a logical extreme, this would include any company or industry that has ever received a tax break or incentive.”

Barney Frank, Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, openly flaunted his gay relationship with an executive of Fannie Mae – even to the extent of securing a “member’s spouse” identification for him – even though the lover’s position was to insure that Congress expanded Fannie Mae’s charter, raised its lending limits and rebuffed all of the calls for Fannie’s regulatory reform. Everywhere one turns today, it is all about “gay rights” and the redefinition of marriage to become more inclusive. Which, in some eyes, heralds the further breakdown of the family unit – which some claim started with the government’s demands on the black community which was receiving welfare.

Not so funny …

“The Russian owners of American companies and industries should look thoughtfully at this and the option of closing their facilities down and fleeing the land of the Red as fast as possible. In other words, divest while there is still value left.”

The proud American will go down into his slavery with out a fight, beating his chest and proclaiming to the world, how free he really is. The world will only snicker.”

The only analogy that is appropriate is the frog being boiled alive by incrementally raising the temperature of the water slowly.

As for the world snickering, here is President Obama openly apologizing for the arrogance and prior misdeeds of America – the very same America which gave much of Europe their freedoms, such as it has become, and without whose support would have become a decaying, dying society. They have a right to laugh at Obama, as his history lesson comes from the Alinsky-wing of political activism. What he does not realize is that our enemies respect only naked power and the will to use it for political purposes. To pussyfoot around issues with diplomacy and not be able to take action relegates Obama to fawning fool.

Bottom line …

Barack Obama and the majority of our politicians have become complacent, complicit or corrupt. Special interests have exploited these useful fools for their own power and profits. It is now time to drain the swamp and hold both the special interests and the politicians accountable.

As a first step, I think we should examine Barack Obama’s qualifications to serve as the President of the United States. Answering questions of his birth with documentation and records, citizenship by examining the passport he used to travel – and then breaking precedent, conducting another election if necessary.

This single step will force both the Congress and the Supreme Court to declare their loyalties – and if they are not to the Constitution of the United States, the battle will be to remove each person from office for violation of their oath to uphold and protect the Constitution of the United States.

If the majority of citizens are not willing to take action now, perhaps they will replace all of the Congressional tools that are up for election in 2010 and repudiate the power of local and state politicians. Possibly to the extent of voting the current union leadership out of office and replacing it with someone more trustworthy and without a political agenda.

Some, my best friend included, will consider this to be a nonsensical pipe dream – but then again, a group of men felt the same way about England and did take action.

It should be remembered that our Constitution is not a living document subject to the expedient winds of social concerns, but a generational trust which insures the continuity of our government and the equal and predictable application of the laws to all citizens.

-- steve

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