Sunday, February 1, 2009

Do I Want Obama To fail?

Ever since President Obama dropped Rush Limbaugh's name recently, the talk-show host has figured prominently in the news. And now he is being attacked by the mainstream press – and truly odious entities such as MoveOn.org – for saying that he wants Obama to fail. It is being portrayed as an un-American sentiment by those great patriots on the Left.
I actually agree with Limbaugh wholeheartedly. I also want Obama to fail – abjectly, miserably, completely – and visibly. I may even pray for it.
Anyone on the Left who takes issue with this is either ignorant or a liar – and probably a hypocrite as well. I will explain.
To say it's always unpatriotic to hope for the failure of your leader is illogical. It presupposes that a leader's success is synonymous with his nation's success, but this simply cannot be true in all cases. After all, different leaders have different ideologies, and ideologies run the spectrum from the sublime to the ridiculous, from the ethereal to the evil. Thus, in the cases of leaders with fatally flawed ideologies, their nations' success may rest on their failure.
I'm just stating the obvious. Only servile, cult-of-personality types confuse the leader with the country. Would we have called a German who wished for Hitler's failure in 1934 unwise and unpatriotic? What about Stalin, Mussolini, Pol Pot, Idi Amin and Saddam Hussein? Would it have been wrong to curse them with failure? On the contrary, even wishing that God would promptly liberate such people from the bounds of this material fold would be quite justifiable.
What I have just explained isn't really that hard to figure out. And this is the reason why I said that those on the Left who seize upon Limbaugh's comment are either just playing political games or are supremely ignorant. And now we come to the reason why they also may be hypocrites.
The Left absolutely hated George W. Bush. Their contempt for him was so profound and palpable that it was even given a name by psychiatrist Charles Krauthammer: Bush Derangement Syndrome. Now, most of the millions of leftists who despised the ex-president absolutely wanted him to fail; in fact, while they're loath to admit it, they felt this way even when his success was synonymous with our nation's (this even included the failure of the Iraq war). And "felt" is the operative word; they were governed by emotion and hated the man with a burning passion. Thus, they were more than miserably happy to wish for a descending tide that lowered all boats if it meant the U.S.S. George W. Bush would be sunk.
Oh, by the way, you leftists don't have to bother denying it. You're not nearly as sophisticated as you imagine and you're really not that hard to read. The screeching, vicious lies, dripping venom, borne fangs and apoplexy sort of gave you away.
Besides, a few of the more honest leftists would even admit that they wanted Bush to fail. In fact, I seem to recall one man in particular (I don't remember his name but he was a guest on the O'Reilly Factor) who even confessed that he wanted the Iraq war to go south. And his reasoning was exactly what I had propounded earlier. That is, he claimed to believe that Bush's policies were so toxic that a greater good would be served by their failure. I was adamantly opposed to his ideology, of course; however, I did understand the principle in question. It is in no way moral to wish the president success in the pursuit of a policy that we know is damaging to the nation.
This brings me back to President Obama .

In his first weeks in office, President Barack Obama shut down his predecessor’s system for reviewing regulations, realigned and expanded two key White House policymaking bodies and extended economic sanctions against parties to the conflict in the African nation of Cote D’Ivoire. Despite the intense scrutiny a president gets just after the inauguration, Obama managed to take all these actions with nary a mention from the White House press corps. To all the idiots out there who voted for Obama, it doesn't matter how secretive he is, 'cause he can do no wrong...
Change we can all believe in. From nationalizing banks and businesses, from having Henry Waxman hold talks with the FCC to regulate not only talk radio content, but internet content as well, to the Census being a controlled part of the White House. How long will it be before they start sending out the police and military to confiscate your firearms. You laugh now, but the above mentioned two are actually happening as we speak. So the government will control your money, they will control what you get to hear and read, and you will eventually have no way to defend yourself against them. Somehow, I think histroy is repeating itself. Question is, are you just going to sit there and take it?
We are not children who are to just play "follow the leader" unquestioningly. We must first ascertain where the leader is leading. Is it toward the promised land or into an abyss? I know Obama to be a hard-core leftist – and perhaps a neo-Marxist. I know that his agenda could drive the last nail into America's coffin and that it is a blow against all that is great and good. Thus, if I wished him success, it could only mean I hated my country, my fellow man, and God himself.
Do I want Obama to fail? YES, Do I want America to fail? Of course not.
Perhaps that's why I want Obama to fail. I despise any American citizen who voted for this weasel.
I proudly served America as did so many other of you that may be reading this blog.. And I am not only scared, but I am saddened at what is happening to our great country.

19 comments:

  1. Bravo. You are a Great American. I want Obama to fail too; because his idea of success for America is America's failure.

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  2. It has become increasingly difficult to give Obama the benefit of the doubt. It looks like he wants to destroy this country.

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  3. I ditto Pamela and RightKlik....and YOU!!
    Just left my preschool classes where I volunteer teach music and WEE AMERICANS, my patriot class...you should hear them say the pledge..and I have them learning the chorus of PROUD TO BE AN AMERICAN by Lee Greenwood!
    They stand up at the line "and I want to STAND UP..!" Makes me cry every time so just now reading this piece about how much you love America (and your very legit worries and concerns) touched me...I was primed! (not that I need much priming in that arena!)

    Good luck with your blog! write often, and come by again...welcome! And God Bless...and THANK YOU for your service. xx

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  4. American, thanks for stopping by my site and welcome to blogging.

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  5. Thanks for stopping by. I'll add you to my blogroll.

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  6. Thanks for following me and reading my nutty rants. I hope it doesn't scare you off,for I can get pretty out there.

    As to the Limbaugh issue, of course we hope his policies fail,for the sake of the country.

    Obama,Reid,Pelosie have shown us how progressively left of center they are. Just like Maxine Waters said to the oil company CEO's, "we are going to socialize you".

    That one statement sent chills up and down my spin.

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  7. Fellow American and fellow Vet, thank you for your service! That was one hell of a good first post! Spot on! The only area I give him a fair grade for so far is Iraq and Afghanistan. He knows absolutely nothing about fighting a war, BUT, he either was smart enough or lucky enough to leave that area in capable hands. IF he lets them do their job, without butting in, I will possibly give him ---oh---er---uum---maybe a B+, but the final grade won't be known for years. The rest of his presidency so far SUCKS!! No other way to describe it.

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  8. Forgot, I'll be adding you to the blogroll.

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  9. Great blog...I can hardly wait for your next blog.

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  10. We true Americans must stand up & hook up , for what is right.
    Airborn ALL THE WAY

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  11. They say that good triumphs over evil, however there will be a lot of evil done by this Presidency before good prevails. Everyday I must turn to conservative talk radio and my blog brothers to get the straight scoop, but it is getting harder and harder to take. This does not sound like the country I grew up in Post War (WW11)America. I am used to fighting an enemy outside our borders, now I see this Cancer within our ranks and it is disheartening. How could so many American voters elect such an evil man. He is definitely not my leader. He must fail at his attempt to Socialize this Country. He has already cut the check to help rebuild Gaza. Is Jimmy Carter going to have a summer home there, built by American volunteers? How on earth can these dead beats call themselves Americans? Hillery is seizing the moment to give the check to Palestinian leaders to get a big donation for her library. If this is what Obama can do in the first 100 days what will be like after 4 years?

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  12. Bravo my friend, well said and brilliant, please add more to your blog, I love what you have to say.....

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  13. Thank You!!!
    Reading your blog was like a tall cool glass of water in the hot desert.

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  14. well said! i agree with you completely and will suggest this blog to all of my fellow patriots, thanks for saying what so many of us are thinking!

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  15. It looks like he wants to destroy this country.

    Work from home India

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  16. Hey Sleuthy baby why don't you get a real life?

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