Welcome to the Executive Dictatorship

Ben Shapiro is a Senior Shillman Journalism Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center and Editor-in-Chief of TruthRevolt.org. He is the author of the new book "The People vs. Barack Obama: The Criminal Case Against the Obama Administration" (Threshold Editions).


consThe Constitution is dead.

Long live the executive dictatorship.

There is almost nothing the president of the United States cannot do. This week, we found out President Barack Obama’s IRS not only targeted conservative nonprofit applicants with impunity but then destroyed the emails that could have illuminated the process behind such targeting. Meanwhile, the attorney general — the executive officer charged with fighting government criminality — continues to stonewall an independent prosecutor, maintaining along with his boss that there is not a “smidgen of corruption” in the IRS.

On the southern border, Immigration and Customs Enforcement has been converted from a policing agency to a humanitarian-aid agency, as the Obama administration encourages thousands of unaccompanied minors to flood Texas and Arizona. Those illegal immigrants are being shuttled around the southwest and released into the general population, and told by activists that they are just months away from amnesty.

Across the seas, Obama is unilaterally destroying America’s anti-terror infrastructure. Iraq has become the preserve of the al-Qaida offshoot ISIS and the Iranian-connected Shiite government — the specific outcome the United States originally wanted to avoid in the country. Afghanistan will soon devolve back into a Taliban-led cesspool for terror. And the Obama administration continues to fund a Palestinian government that includes terrorist groups Hamas and Islamic Jihad, and that has now kidnapped an American citizen, along with two other Israeli boys.

Nobody in the executive branch has been punished for Benghazi, Libya, Fast and Furious, serious national security leaks to major news outlets, violations of civil rights by the National Security Agency or any other major scandal.

The Obama administration has seized authority to regulate health care, carbon emissions and labor relations in unforeseen ways.

And no one will stop the executive branch. Impeachment will not solve the problem of a 3 million-strong regulatory branch in which accountability is a fantasy. The legislature has no interest in stopping the growth of the executive, given that legislators seek re-election by avoiding responsibility, and granting more power to the executive avoids such responsibility. And the judiciary seems unwilling to hem in the executive branch at all, given its decisions on the Environmental Protection Agency and Obamacare.

So what’s left? An elected tyranny in which the whims of the president and all of his men decide the fate of millions. The founders would have fought such a government with every fiber of their being — and, in fact, they did fight such a government. The question now is whether state governments, elected officials and the people themselves will be willing to take the measures necessary to do the same.

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  • AlexanderGofen

    This dictatorship started in 2008 when the definition of the US natural born quoted in the 2008 Sen. Res. 511 was applied to one contender while being INAPPLICABLE (!) to the other! It was a grotesque incivility, a 3 dollar bill produced and accepted without a peep in full light of the day by all branches of “government”, by the running “opponents” McShame and Palin, and by almost entire media including Front Page and personally Mr. Horowitz…

    More and more crimes of the impostor kept mounting – just to become forgotten the next day because “accountability is a fantasy”. “The legislature has no interest”, “the judiciary seems unwilling…”, and the US Army have betrayed the oath to uphold the Constitution: A totally failed, null and void nation. Besides being null and void legally, this nation is falling into an abyss also economically (by abandoning the very notion of a budget). The catastrophe is on the way.

    The question is what more must happen that “state governments and the people themselves become willing to take the measures” necessary to stop the national suicide.

    • Americana

      Why would the following text from Sen. McCain’s legal status as a citizen have been applied to Pres. Obama? After all, President Obama wasn’t born on an army base on non-American territory. He was born in Hawaii.

      RESOLUTION

      Recognizing that John Sidney McCain, III, is a natural born citizen.Whereas the Constitution of the United States requires that, to be eligible for the Office of the President, a person must be a natural born Citizen of the United States;Whereas the term natural born Citizen, as that term appears in Article II, Section 1, is not defined in the Constitution of the United States;Whereas there is no evidence of the intention of the Framers or any Congress to limit the constitutional rights of children born to Americans serving in the military nor to prevent those children from serving as their country’s President;Whereas such limitations would be inconsistent with the purpose and intent of the natural born Citizen clause of the Constitution of the United States, as evidenced by the First Congress’s own statute defining the term natural born Citizen;Whereas the well-being of all citizens of the United States is preserved and enhanced by the men and women who are assigned to serve our country outside of our national borders;Whereas previous presidential candidates were born outside of the United States of America and were understood to be eligible to be President; andWhereas John Sidney McCain, III, was born to American citizens on an American military base in the Panama Canal Zone in 1936: Now, therefore, be it
      That John Sidney McCain, III, is a natural born Citizen under Article II, Section 1, of the Constitution of the United States.

      • sundance69

        Sort of doesn’t really matter any more, the damage is done.

        • 20pizzapies

          Yea , you’re right , Bush and Cheney already blew it in Iraq , wrecked the economy and left us $10 trillion in debt . But hey Haliburton did well .

          • sundance69

            Where have you been for the last 5-1/2 years, when OB took office we had already won the war. The banking crises broke the economy, talk to Barney Frank about that and by the way Haliburton has been awarded several no-bid contracts under the OB administration. No one does the kind of work they do so who’s going to bid on it as OB found out. That was all BS.

          • 20pizzapies

            Hey sundance , go put your head back in the sand where it’s been for the last 13 years . Bush was warned by Colin Powell and the CIA , that this is precisely what would happen in the power vacuum left by removing Saddam . That the Iraqis would revert back to tribal and sectarian violence , which they had been doing before the Brits constructed the Nation of Iraq some 70 years ago .

          • sundance69
          • Anamah

            Progressivism broke the economy, And Barney Frank and the other one Todd? were part of the mounted circus… for the US to collapse. By there you will find the leftist abusers adding the accent to that demagoguery … remember the pressure to give loans to everyone? ACORN… was in the fight… all was socialism and the Clintons were also there, when Islamists begun bombing NYC…and our embassies in Africa and Lebanon.
            You can blame who you want but this was the reality.
            Long before Bush (and Cheney) were in DC and the White House. And remember what a coincidence around the reeleccion too … Susan Rice as Clinton adviser of State Depart. in Africa choose to undercover terrorism to keep alive presidential reelection!

      • sendtheclunkerbacktochicago

        Sir, you should have read the material that was made available for all to see, not just the Resolution itself. There were FOUR different times that those involved in the debate prior to writing up the Resolution said that BOTH PARENTS (that would be PLURAL sir) had to be citizens) including Senator Leahy who was Chairman of the Senate Judiciary committee at the time. Obama Daddy was never an American citizen, as a matter of fact he was nothing more than a visiting Kenyan.

        DISCUSSION PRIOR TO RESOLUTION

        Sen. Leahy Says Two US Citizen Parents — And Obama AgreesOn April 10, 2008, Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Claire McCaskill (D-MO) introduced a resolution expressing the sense of the U.S. Senate that presidential candidate Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) was a “natural born” Citizen, as specified in the Constitution and eligible to run for president. Sen. McCaskill knew Obama was not a U.S. Citizen, that’s why she introduced this bill — dressing it up to look like it was in Sen. John McCain’s cause.

        It was during the bill’s hearing that Sen. Patrick Leahy, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, made the following statement:

        “Because he was born to American citizens, there is no doubt in my mind that Senator McCain is a natural born citizen,” said Leahy. “I expect that this will be a unanimous resolution of the Senate.”

        At a Judiciary Committee hearing on April 3, Leahy asked Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff, himself a former Federal judge, if he had doubts that McCain was eligible to serve as President.

        “My assumption and my understanding is that if you are born of American parents, you are naturally a natural-born American citizen,” Chertoff replied.

        “That is mine, too,” said Leahy.
        What’s interesting here is that Sen. Leahy, the Chairman of the Senate Judiciary, confirms that a “natural born” citizen is the child of American citizen parents.

        Parents — that’s two. That’s BOTH parents.

        Every time the words, “citizen” and “parent,” are used by Sen. Leahy and Sec. Chertoff, the plural case, “citizens” and “parents,” is used. The plural case is the operative case.

        It is Sen. Leahy’s opinion — his own recorded words, in a formal Senate Resolution and on his U. S. Senate website — that Barack Obama is not a “natural born” citizen, and therefore not eligible to serve as Commander-in-Chief, regardless of his birthplace.

        Obama had one American parent –singular — his mother. His father was a citizen of Kenya, and a subject of Great Britain.

        Obama, himself, “at birth,” was a citizen of Kenya, and a subject of Great Britain — he says so on his own campaign website. This fact introduces the concept of “divided loyalties,” — the reason the founders created the eligibility requirement in the first place — a fact that further underlines Obama’s ineligibility.

        The source of this information is Sen. Leahy’s own website. The webpage contains a statement about the resolution; the resolution, itself; the Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.); and an excerpt of Sec. Chertoff’s testimony.

        The plural word “parents” is used four times. When used to identify the parents, the word “citizens” is used five times. That’s nine times that Sen. Leahy, on his own website describes the eligibility requirement. There is NO PLACE in any of these four documents where the singular case of “parent” or “citizen” is used.

      • carpe diem 36

        when you say he was born in Hawaii how do you know? everything about this president is nothing but a lie, beginning with his BC and on going till today. he hid his records, he hid his citizenships, he has a false soc. sec. card, and no one seems to think that maybe there is something here that should be investigated fully? what happened to all the people who should protect this country from usurpers and pretenders and bullies? they all failed to do their jobs, and we now see the results. this is no longer the america it used to be. lost forever.

        • Americana

          The fact that some Senators brought up the fact they questioned that both parents must be American citizens only indicates how desperately they were trying to discredit Pres. Obama’s citizenship. I’m a dual national as well. If my mother had known that my fellow Americans would have pulled this business decades after she’d had 5 dual national children, she’d have changed her citizenship earlier than she did. She only became American within a few months of her death at age 72. I was born to an American father and a British mother. Now you’re telling me I’m not an American?

          • 20pizzapies

            Don’t listen to these morons , if it weren’t for Obama a black guy , you wouldn’t here a peep about citizenship , especially AFTER it had been verified by the State of Hawaii , but hey the whole world LIES , only the Tea Party holds the truth .

          • sendtheclunkerbacktochicago

            Have you forgotten, Barack Hussein Obama is an ARAB name, he is 43.25% ARAB and 50% White so your argument is useless.

          • Ginger Li

            For once, someone has it correct. B. Hussein is not ‘black’ in the same sense as this nation’s black population is. He’s racially Arabic and his heritage is Muslim as a descendant of his father. Taking that into consideration, as well as the fact that his string puller is the Iranian Valerie Jarrett, is it really hard to understand his pro Islam, pro Muslim Brotherhood, anti-American foreign policy?

          • 20pizzapies

            No , you reinforce my argument by spewing the same ole’ Birther B.S. In addition you choose to display more ignorance , because his father was Kenyan , that is an AFRICAN , not an ARAB , and his professed faith is Christian . And since his Mother was part Native American , he most likely is more American than you . Besides that all the ” watermelon ” , ” Chimp ” and other aspersions cast by the Tea Party since it’s founding have not been directed at Arabs but at African Americans .

          • Americana

            The fractional percentages of Arab vs Caucasian is supposed to make this racial breakdown seem more plausible? Where did the other 6.75% disappear to? Both percentages should be 50%. (He’s not a complete person at 93.25%. That’s your math that arrives at that total %.)

          • NJK

            He’s not a “black guy.” He’s half black and half white.

          • Webb

            Exactly, you’re not an American.

          • Americana

            Yeah, right. And you trace your unblemished roots right back to the Mayflower. That’ll be the day.

          • nightspore

            This guy is an obvious troll – he’s passing on dis-information that he’s being given. The first indication is the moniker, a typical leftist smokescreen.

          • NJK

            Obama was born in Kenya. He’s a lying psychopath.

          • seala

            No he was not Fake Kenyan BC do not prove anything

      • fiddler

        Your conclusions are worthless. Cloward and Piven are what you are all about. You can’t see what is obvious. You love to lull people to sleep with legalese. Just enough re-direction to cover over an obvious on-going coup. America will never be the same. And people like you with your obvious self-loathing which you want to project onto the best, most self-correcting nation in the history of man kind sickens the rest of us. What end-game do you think this will conclude with. You relish in the outrage this man leaves in his wake. You scoff at losing what has been fought for. Your screen name is no name-sake, it is a punch line. You are like the rest of the usurpers — smug in their turned-up noses; that you managed to use PC, racial guilt, innuendo, theft and numerous other mechanizations to out-fox your “opponent”. Your very appearance on this site is disdainful and repugnant and your use legalese to “checkmate” detractors is nothing more than clever rhretoric.

        • Americana

          The most self-correcting nation in the history of Man? Yes, we are still freely self-adjudicating (that’s what you meant, that we still have a free judiciary not marching to the beat of any one drummer, right?) and it’s been judged that Pres. Obama is an American.

          I’m here as a fellow American w/my own point of view. I represent one voice among many. If you find my voice “repugnant” and “disdainful,” and if it’s INCORRECT on top of those two adjectives, that should give you the opportunity to rebut my statements. I can’t checkmate ANYONE if the facts aren’t on my side.

          • sendtheclunkerbacktochicago

            Sendtheclunkerbacktochicago just checkmated you!!

          • Anamah

            Correction I would suggest: Pres. Obama is a fraud, and he resulted as a national tragedy … Now, anything else at this point could be only anecdotal…

      • Gislef

        I don’t know. Why was it?

        And who applied it?

      • AlexanderGofen

        The quote of the definition from the 2008 Res. 511 does not apply to Obama upfront because…

        1) According to his official bio his father was never an American citizen (disregarding the birthplace of Obama), while the definition requires Two parent being citizens.

        2) According to his official bio (and by later obtained Indonesian affidavit in court records) he was an Indonesian citizen (and moslem) while in school there. Ever having a foreign citizenship annuls the status of US natural born.

        • Americana

          That’s not the understanding you should take away from that resolution. The resolution is more concerned w/stating that foreign-born Americans who are born on territorial American soil as on an army base, still hold the citizenship of an American because of their parentage being member(s) of the U.S. military. I believe this below is the most relevant portion of the above resolution though there are at least 3 different explanations of what the resolution is meant to address within it:

          “Whereas there is no evidence of the intention of the Framers or any Congress to limit the constitutional rights of children born to Americans serving in the military nor to prevent those children from serving as their country’s President;…”

          • AlexanderGofen

            You should take your understanding from the Founding Fathers and Law of Nations
            http://www.resonoelusono.com/NaturalBornCitizen.htm
            The 2008 Sen. Res. 511 merely quotes the definition of Vattel’s Law of Nations.

          • 20pizzapies

            Go get a room with Orly Taitz . Even better , send her some money , she’s only lost in court 110 times , but she’s still trying .

          • seala

            Alexander is one of Orlys biggest supporters. He has appeared at several of her court cases with photos on her website to prove it

          • 20pizzapies

            Alexander has been on his Birther -Bender for several years and on several website Blogs …..why am I not surprised that he shows up at her legal circus acts .

  • Father Dacius

    I don’t believe the army will take his side in this matter. Impeachment is eminent.There may be a period of uncertainty and chaos, but it will be short lived so long as men like Ted Cruz,, Trey Gowdy, and their like still hold their positions.

    • carpe diem 36

      did you mean imminent or eminent? there is a difference. please clarify.

      • Father Dacius

        Forgive me, I stand corrected. The proper word is imminent. My blood pressure meds must have kicked in.

        • carpe diem 36

          i do not know where you get your information, but i do hope you are correct, that impeachment of Obama is imminent!! I hope to see that day soon.

          • WhiteHunter

            The Damnocrat Party is so completely and profoundly corrupt that there’s no chance he’d be convicted in the Senate. Remember, not even one of them voted to convict Clinton–and the Republicans couldn’t even manage to maintain party discipline in what should have been an easy and obvious vote.

    • Obamaroid_Ointment

      In 1932 Herbert Hoover ordered General Douglas Macarthur to attack WW1 veterans protesting in DC. Majors Dwight Eisenhower & George Patton happily executed the orders. The current regime has already purged the Pentagon of any brass they suspect of not being behind the agenda, what’s left will do what ever Dear Leader tells them to do.

      Be afraid, be very afraid.

      • Richard

        I even heard they ordered the Navy Seals to ripoff the Gadsden patch from their uniforms which has been an American tradition for ages. They (the govt’ stooges) said that radical groups use that symbol and it should be removed. I say the Govt’ is now the radical group.

    • tagalog

      President Obama will not be impeached. There are far too many people in Congress and among the populace in general who still think it’s a blessing that Obama was elected President.

      Obama could rape his mother-in-law on the White House lawn while forcing his wife and children to watch and film it, and he still would have people in high places who would argue that impeachment is too much.

      • Wolfthatknowsall

        Impeachment of Obama would be seen as “racism” by the Left (even though they would know that impeachment was justified), the MSM would be in full agreement, and America’s cities would burn.

        This would give the Pretender-in-Chief the excuse he needs …

        I hope his “monument” shows him throwing out the first pitch at a baseball game. That would be … ahem … moving …

      • WhiteHunter

        A terrifying and disgusting window into the future. All the more so because it is not just plausible, but entirely likely. Whatever is still left of the U.S., if anything is, won’t be worth saving or capable of being saved or restored, much less rebuilt. This will become merely a continent filled with warring ethnic tribes squatting in filth and hardscrabble poverty–a true Hobbesian state of nature.

        Obama has already laid the foundations (if utter destruction can be said to have “foundations”) and is working feverishly to complete his nightmarish “dream” for us.

  • carpe diem 36

    to those ignorant of how e mails work it is easy to say they “lost” them, but e mails do not stay at the hard disks, they stay in cyberspace and kept there forever. do not believe the IRS, those emils cannot be destroyed, they can be reached, just ask any geek.

    • MrEthiopian

      Its all BS , just like when the Bush administration lost emails. We have been using client server architecture for decades and the loss of an individuals hard drive does NOT effect email, because all email is NOT stored on a persons local hard drive, its stored on the server. Servers are backed up nightly to tape, so the loss of even a email server will not destroy email.

      The suggestion that a persons local hard drive deleted all copies of email for a specific period of time is nothing but a farce.

      The problem with the Republicans calling president Obama’s bluff and saying needed email was lost to a hard drive crash is a farce is that the same excuse was used when the Bush administration conveniently lost email using the same excuse, so disproving the current excuse would prove that the Bush administration also lied concerning the loss of email and that the Bush email in question is on a tape that could be restored if Obama hand is forced.

      Dont like it then dont lie and you wont get caught in a trap you created, live and learn its a hard lesson for all of us.

  • johnlac

    The liberal mind inevitably leads to abuse by the executive branch and eventually tyranny or dictatorship. Think FDR. Liberals/leftists are the most inclined to expand the powers of government, because they are the people who believe they know more than anybody else. And if I know more than you do, why shouldn’t I run your life? I know what is best for you. Remember, there were many liberal voices at the start of Obama’s second term urging him to smite his enemies and to as he pleases. King Barack is more than happy to do so the constitution be damned.

  • antisharia

    The constitution has been dead since 1933.

  • cacslewisfan

    I just read this article and the one with Muslims claiming the US Constitution represents a “true” Islamic society. Why doesn’t everyone see what’s happening? What is wrong with people?

  • http://www.clarespark.com/ Clare Spark

    Much as I admire Ben Shapiro’s zeal and energy, his triumphalism/despair is not helpful as to tactics. I criticized him here: http://clarespark.com/2014/05/26/triumphalism-dogma-and-the-left-or-right-un-jewish/. “Triumphalism, dogma, and the Left or Right.” Neither bureaucratic centralism nor fascism rules America, at least not yet. It is too soon either to give up or to crow.

  • 20pizzapies

    Ooooops Tea Party smacked down in Ole’ Miss . McDaniels whining . Cochran used dirty trick called …the AMERICAN RIGHT TO VOTE .[ according to the US Constitution ]

    • Habbgun

      Whoa….no English….musta be Obama votah!!!

    • http://www.stubbornthings.org NAHALKIDES

      We might question the “right” of Democrats to vote in Republican primaries. Apparently, Democrats preferred Cochran. Conservatives aren’t going away, Pizza – get used to us. And get used to us winning Republican primaries.

      • 20pizzapies

        Oh I’m already “used to you ” , people like Tea bags have been around for decades , they were just called Birchers , Sovereign Citizens , Posse Comitati , white supremacists , followers of Linden LaRouche and Lew Rockwell . You’re nothing new . One thing you’re not , and that is Conservatives , Bill Buckley was a Conservative , and he’d throw you out of the house .

        • American Patriot

          Occupy Wall Street has been around for decades. They have consisted of Communists, radical feminists, black supremacists and nationalists, Islamists and other radicals. Why don’t you denounce the extreme left?

          • 20pizzapies

            Lets see , since 9/11 about 110 innocent American Citizens have been killed for political motives , all by extreme right groups , the Oklahoma Bombing which killed twice that was committed by more right extremists . When the feminists , “alleged commies ” and the other groups you mention start doing that , then I will condemn them . Until then , the last time I looked at the Constitution all you tea bags profess to love so much , PERMITS the freedom to dissent , to lawful assembly. The trouble with you tea bags is that your interpretation of the Constitution resembles fascism , in addition to inciting to violence as well as skirting very close if not over the line for breaking the Alien and Seditions Laws of this country .

          • Steeloak

            I’ll stack the 100 million plus citizens murdered by their own extreme leftist governments in peacetime against any of your possible imagined “atrocities” of conservatives. Notice I didn’t say “Extreme Right”, that is because what the left calls the far right is just the other flavor of the far left – Nazism and Fascism.

          • 20pizzapies

            Gee last time I looked Hitler was a Nationalist , Stalin was an absolute dictator , and none of that happened in this country . Your analogy drips with the typical ignorance of Tea Party Folk . The diatribes coming from Tea party members and their sycophants have inspired anti-government groups and individuals to horrendous acts of violence , no better than jihadis . And the dictates of the Tea Party are beginning to closely resemble those of Fascists and Theocracies /. Better take a good look in the mirror , and take measure of your words . And what makes the definitions of those dictators ” leftists” and how do you make a sane analogy to those who oppose your views ideologically or politically ? The Tea party is a mix of Fascism and paranoia , fed by lies and perceived persecution .

          • J.B.

            20peterpuffs,

            The Columbine shooters, Jared Loughner, James Holmes, Seung Hui Cho, Adam Lanza, Chris Dorner, John Zawahri, Aaron Alexis, Elliot Rodger……….all mass murderers and ALL MOONBAT, SPASTIC LEFTIES JUST LIKE YOU. 1.21 MILLION BABIES MURDERED BY LEFTWING FEMALE SUPREMACISTS EVERY YEAR IN AMERICA. And don’t get me started on your fellow traveling Marxists. 200 MILLION IN THE 20th CENTURY – MINIMUM.

            The only rightwing mass murder you could come up with was the Oklahoma bombing? Timothy McVeigh was by no stretch of the word, conservative. Next you’ll claim Hitler was a rightwinger, you raving lunatic. Paste some idiotic talking points from this decade, leftroll.

          • 20pizzapies

            BLM agent shot , Cops Murdered , White Supremacists murders , Neo-Nazi murders , , Sovereign Citizens -110 people murdered since 9/11 .Get your head out from up your butt .

        • J.B.

          20peterpuffs,

          Stop taking bath salts before you post, trolltard.

          • 20pizzapies

            Must be dark up there , where your head is ….up your butt . Maybe someone ought to give you a flashlight huh ?

      • dennis x

        Check with jabba the rush who directed baggers and repubs to do the same thing in a Democratic primary years ago. Turn about is fair play.

  • Demo P. Seal; PouponMarks

    And yet, Ben, a large amount of the damage to America and Israel is promoted, originates, and executed by Marxist/Atheist/Communist Jews. You and all Conservative Jews know this. The greatest enemy you face is from them, not Neo-Nazis and their ilk. The list in finance, government, education, culture, journalism, etc., is almost endless.

  • dennis x

    When the right can’t win an election then 1. vote to secede from the union 2. call for impeachment 3. call for armed over throw of the government =treason. You people are pathetic!

    • http://www.stubbornthings.org NAHALKIDES

      You ignore the fact that the party of government can engineer a one-party state, and is in the process of doing that. If we can’t win an election because your side has bribed so many voters with our money, then it’s time for us to secede. If you’re smart, you won’t try to stop us if and when that happens.

      • dennis x

        Hit the road jack and NEVER come back no mo no mo no mo !!!!!

    • UCSPanther

      You need a lesson in what happens when you willfully ignore the voice of the electorate and use fraud and intimidation to give yourself power.

      Sheriff Mansfield in Athens, Tennessee nearly found that out the hard way back in 1946 when he found himself in his own version of the Bastille after using brute force to steal the election…

  • wisntons

    Yup…and with the flood of Proles from the South the USA will soon become a one party dictatorship. Check out O. Spengler (Volume II) for the details.

  • Americana

    Oh, yes, it’s interesting you call down the wrath of the censor on your own post as if you’re seriously expecting your comment to be deleted.

    • Habbgun

      And you of all people know that.

  • Bandido

    The question has already been answered. They will not fight. They will roll over and play dead for as long as they live. Obama knows this full well.

  • tagalog

    The U.S. Supreme Court today struck down Utah’s law banning same-sex marriages as unconstitutional on Fourteenth Amendment grounds. That is, Utah’s law violated the right to marry anyone who one chooses.

    Considering that the United States conditioned Utah’s admission to the Union on the Utah legislature banning polygamy, the United States acted unconstitutionally and Utahns may now engage in polygamous marriages, fully protected by the Fourteenth Amendment, right?

    A clever way for the U.S. Supreme Court to sidestep years of litigation over whether nor legalization of same-sex marriage also legalizes polygamy. No need for any further litigation on THAT issue, right?

    The Supremes have spoken, now tug your forelock and get back into line.

  • Habbgun

    Dude….anyone can have a website. If you have the goods go for it. You can be the next Matt Drudge. A lot of money out there for you if you can.

  • Nederman

    Exactly Seize the Day. Today everything is server based usually attached to SAN servers. This is often used for legal purposes and often time the emails have a required storage viability.

  • Ginger Li

    The unaccountable ’3 million-strong regulatory branch’ is the real menace. B. Hussein only makes the noises. It’s the agency tyrants who have the swat teams with the authority to isolate and destroy citizens at will. And the establishment DC republican party is too busy collaborating with it, serving the lobbiests and isolating themselves from the electorate (via amnesty) to be bothered with holding them to account. Then there’s the SCOTUS that does not find anything they do unacceptable.
    The gov’mint used to fight the mob. It has now become the mob.

  • NJK

    If we ever face another attack in this country, may it land in Washington, D.C., on top of the Capital, when they’re all in it, and let it also include every single, rat infested agency.

  • uleaveuswithnoalternative

    From Freedom to Servitude - Part 3
    Deceit, Delusion and the Destruction of America
    By Berit Kjos – June 8, 2009

    “…a concentration of world evil, of hatred for humanity is taking place and it is fully determined to destroy your society.” “Communism: A Legacy of Terror” by the respected Russian author, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, 1976.

    “The Social Sciences will concern themselves with the rationalization of social control… the control of human behavior.” Rockefeller Foundation president Max Mason, “The federal government is likely within weeks to emerge as the principal owner of a storied U.S. corporation…. It will simultaneously serve as the company’s regulator, tax collector, customer, pension backstop and lender.” Wall Street Journal

    “We don’t have to invade Iraq to find terrorists. They’re right here…. Dr. Tiller is dead by an anti-abortion assassin, and this is the absolutely inevitable consequence of 35 years of anti-abortion fanatic rhetoric and intimidation.” “Late-term abortion doctor decries Tiller killing”

    “O our God… we have no power against this great multitude that is coming against us; nor do we know what to do, but our eyes are upon You.”

    2 Chronicles 20:12

    Obama didn’t lie when he promised CHANGE. He just didn’t define it. Nor did he explain the basis for his HOPE. Today, with a bit of hindsight, the fog is lifting and we see the immediate future more clearly. Both words imply a shift away from the foundational truths and values of America. As Communist nations have determined, man’s hope must rest in a useful worldly vision, not in the disturbing distraction of the Biblical God or other-worldly heaven.

    Today, CHANGE and HOPE point to a New World Order — a virtual utopia where the masses would eventually enjoy peace, pluralism, parity and the promise of universal welfare. Both slogans serve as bait to draw the masses into a web of deception.

    As in Orwell’s Animal Farm, today’s spreading tentacles of Marxian socialism imply two classes of people: the equally poor masses and their wealthy “more equal” rulers. While the latter reign in luxury, the equally poor (new “middle class”) may struggle to feed their families.

    See 2009 article in the Russian Pravda titled, “American capitalism gone with a whimper” has been spreading a somber view of this nation. Unlike its old Soviet-era namesake, this new Pravda may actually be telling the truth. It reminds us that the current transformation, which has now become all too visible, actually began long ago. Most of its message can be verified, as you will see in the links and facts that follow these excerpts:

    “…the American descent into Marxism is happening with breath taking speed, against the back drop of a passive, hapless sheeple…. The initial testing grounds was conducted upon our Holy Russia and a bloody test it was…. 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.

    “First, the population was dumbed down through a politicized and substandard education system based on pop culture…. Americans know more about their favorite TV dramas than the drama in DC that directly affects their lives. They care more for their ‘right’ to choke down a McDonalds burger… than for their constitutional rights….

    “Then their faith in God was destroyed, until their churches… were for the most part little more than Sunday circuses and their televangelists and top protestant mega preachers were more than happy to sell out their souls and flocks to be on the ‘winning’ side of one pseudo Marxist politician or another….

    “The final collapse has come with the election of Barack Obama. … His spending and money printing has been record setting, not just in America’s short history but in the world. If this keeps up for more than another year, and there is no sign that it will not, America at best will resemble the Wiemar Republic and at worst Zimbabwe….

    “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 than a whimper to their masters.

    “The proud American will go down into his slavery without a fight, beating his chest and proclaiming to the world how free he really is. The world will only snicker.”

    The “Hidden” Oligarchs: We have listed many of these transnational power-brokers in “A Chronology of the Revolutionary Roots of the UN.” Some are obvious participants in the seventy-year-long “partnership” between Russian Communism and leading American capitalists. As you ponder these examples, remember that today’s transformation is no “conspiracy theory.” It’s really happening!

    1913. President Woodrow Wilson wrote: “Some of the biggest men in the U. S., in the field of commerce and manufacturing, are afraid of somebody, are afraid of something. They know that there is a power somewhere so organized, so subtle, so watchful, so interlocked, so complete, so pervasive, that they had better not speak above their breath when they speak in condemnation of it.”

    November 28, 1917 After Lenin had established his bloody reign in Russia, Colonel Edward Mandel House, President Woodrow Wilson’s main advisor, cabled the president the following message from Paris: “There have been… published here statements made by American papers to the effect that Russia should be treated as an enemy. It is exceedingly important that such criticism should be suppressed.”

    1922. New York city Mayor John F. Hylan said in a speech on March 26: “…the real menace of our republic is this invisible government which like a giant octopus sprawls its slimy length over city, state and nation. Like the octopus of real life, it operates under cover of self-created screen. It seizes in its long and powerful tentacles our executive officers, our legislative bodies, our schools, our courts, our newspapers and every agency created for the public protection.”

    1933. President Franklin Roosevelt, 1933 said: “The real truth of the matter is, as you and I know, that a financial element in the larger centers has owned the Government ever since the days of Andrew Jackson… ”

    l931. “We are at present working discreetly with all our might to wrest this mysterious force called sovereignty out of the clutches of the local nation states of the world.” [Professor Arnold Toynbee, in a June l931 speech before the Institute for the Study of International Affairs in Copenhagen]

    1947. Julian Huxley, the first Director General of UNESCO, wrote: “The task before UNESCO… is to help the emergence of a single world culture…. And it is necessary, for at the moment, two opposing philosophies of life confront each other from the West and from the East…. You may categorize the two philosophies as two super-nationalisms, or as individualism versus collectivism… or as capitalism versus communism, or as Christianity versus Marxism. Can these opposites be reconciled…? …through the inexorable dialectic of evolution, it must happen…. If we are to achieve progress, we must learn to uncrystalize our dogmas.”

    l950. “We shall have world government whether or not you like it, by conquest or consent.” CFR member James Warburg, speaking to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, February 1, l950.

    1953. During a Congressional investigation Rowan Gaither, President of the Ford Foundation, made this startling admission: “We at the executive level here were active in either the OSS [forerunner of the CIA], the State Department, or the European Economic Administration. During those times, and without exception, we operated under directives issued by the White House. We are continuing to be guided by just such directives, the substance of which were to the effect that we should make every effort to so alter life in the United States as to make possible a comfortable merger with the Soviet Union.”

    1966. Georgetown Professor Carrol Quigley, Bill Clinton’s distinguished mentor and a lecturer on Russian history at the Industrial College of the Armed Forces, wrote: “There does exist, and has existed for a generation, an international Anglophile network which operates, to some extent in the way the radical Right believes the Communists act. In fact, this network, which we may identify as the Round Table Groups, has no aversion to cooperating with the Communists, or any other groups, and frequently does so. I know of the operation of this network because I have studied it for twenty years, and was permitted for two years, in the early 1960s, to examine its papers and secret records.”

    “One of Professor Quigley’s most shocking revelations,” wrote Dr. Stan Monteith, “was the fact that the American Communist Party was partly financed by J. P. Morgan and Company…. J. P. Morgan and his associates financed the Republican Party, the Democratic Party, conservative groups, liberal organizations, communist groups and anti-communist organizations.”

    “The powers of financial capitalism have another far reaching aim,” continued Dr. Quigley, “nothing less than to create a world system of financial control in private hands able to dominate the political system of each country and the economy of the world as a whole.”

    1976. “The drive of the Rockefellers and their allies is to create a one-world government combining supercapitalism and communism under the same tent, all under their control…. Do I mean conspiracy? Yes I do. I am convinced there is such a plot, international in scope, generations old in planning, and incredibly evil in intent.” Seven years after sharing this observation, Congressman Larry P. McDonald, was killed. He was flying in a Korean Airlines 747 that was shot down by the Soviets.

    2001. “The Russians are building tremendous new nuclear/biological and chemical weapons systems–all with the assistance of US technology transfers. … Further, the Russians are building huge underground nuclear bunkers and weapons production facilities in the Ural Mountains, clearly intended to function during a nuclear war. The US intelligence community (under both Republican and Democratic administrations) knows this and are actively covering for the Russians, so the American people won’t become alarmed.
    “Both Republican and Democratic administrations have been supplying the Chinese with high technology weapons systems for years, knowing that they, in turn, are supplying other enemies (Iran, Iraq, Pakistan, North Korea) as well.”[14] Joel SkousenMeanwhile, both parties have used the media to build and maintain a public perception of opposing positions on certain issues, while building consensus on issues that were critical to social change.

    Solzhenitsyn’s Warning to the “Free” World:
    Few have explained this Communist-Capitalist partnership better — or exposed Soviet terrors more effectively — than Alexandr Solzhenitsyn. After criticizing Stalin in a letter to a friend, he was imprisoned for spreading “anti-Soviet propaganda” and served eight years in torturous Soviet labor camps (1945-1953). When he seemed to be dying of stomach cancer, a faithful doctor shared his testimony and apparently led Solzhenitsyn to put His faith in God. Exiled to Kazakhstan, he was restored to health. In his 1976 book, Warning to the West, he tells us:
    “…there also exists another alliance – at first glance a strange one, a surprising one – but if you think about it, in fact, one which is well-grounded and easy to understand…. [This] is the alliance between our Communist leaders and your capitalists.”

    “This alliance is not new. The very famous Armand Hammer, who is flourishing here today, laid the basis for this when he made the first exploratory trip into Russia, still in Lenin’s time, in the very first years of the Revolution. He was extremely successful in this intelligence mission and since that time for all these 50 years, we observe continuous and steady support by the businessmen of the West of the Soviet Communist leaders.

    “Russia’s clumsy and awkward economy, which could never overcome its own difficulties by itself, is continually getting material and technological assistance. The major construction projects in the initial five-year plan were built exclusively with American technology and materials. And if today the Soviet Union has powerful military and police forces – in a country which is by contemporary standards poor — they are used to crush our movement for freedom in the Soviet Union….

    “Certain of your businessmen, on their own initiative, established an exhibition of criminological technology in Moscow. This was the most recent and elaborate technology, which here, in your country, is used to catch criminals, to bug them, to spy on them, to photograph them, to tail them, to identify criminals. This was taken to Moscow to an exhibition in order that the Soviet KGB agents could study it, as if not understanding what sort of criminals [political resisters]… would be hunted by the KGB….

    “Lenin foretold this whole process. Lenin, who spent most of his life in the West and not in Russia, who knew the West much better than Russia, always wrote and said that the western capitalists would do anything to strengthen the economy of the USSR….

    “Through the decades of the 1920s, the 1930s, the 1940s, the 1950s, the whole Soviet press wrote: Western capitalism, your end is near. But it was as if the capitalists had not heard, could not understand, could not believe this.

    “Nikita Khrushchev came here and said, ‘We will bury you!’ They didn’t believe that, either. They took it as a joke. Now, of course, they have become more clever in our country. Now they don’t say ‘we are going to bury you’ anymore, now they say ‘detente.’” Nothing has changed in Communist ideology.”

    But everything has been changing in America!

    Why? What can we do?

    A key part of this planned transformation is Islamic terrorism, which has been fueled, funded and used by Russia. As in George Orwell’s 1984, there are three main forces used to destabilize the world and create the dissatisfaction needed for planned control in a “single world culture.”

    Solzhenitsyn shows us the basic problem: rejection of Biblical Truth and values. “It is almost a joke now in the western world,” he reminds us, “to use words like ‘good’ and ‘evil.’ They have become almost old-fashioned concepts, but they are very real…. These are concepts from a sphere which is higher than us.”

    Indeed they are! “Woe to those who call evil good and good evil,” warned Old Testament prophet Isaiah (5:20). ‘Abhor what is evil. Cling to what is good,” wrote the apostle Paul. (Romans 12:9) Yet Biblical views of good and evil are fast disappearing from the American consciousness. They seem too intolerant and divisive in today’s permissive, postmodern culture.

    In contrast, the “evil” God warns us to shun is promoted everywhere: in books, movies, music, schools, ads, churches…. Since it fits the universal cravings of human nature, its collective acceptance brings an illusion of unity. Our leaders have been promoting it, for it sets the stage for mass manipulation.

    The main strategy behind this transformation has been the dialectic process: group dialogue led by a trained facilitator toward an ever-evolving consensus. The result is a “dumbed-down” population of what Pravda called “sheeple” – blinded masses following false shepherds. Our nation, once famous for its faith, freedom, wisdom and initiative, has learned to trust–

    feelings instead of facts

    opinions and impression instead of Truth and certainty

    human cravings rather than God’s authority

    group consensus rather than God’s Word

    Rejecting the Shepherd, we lost our way. America hardly noticed the unseen forces that misled her. But it’s not surprising, for “we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness….” Ephesians 6:12

    Solzhenitsyn points us to the solution: “…we have to recognize that the concentration of World Evil and the tremendous force of hatred is there and it’s flowing from there throughout the world. And we have to stand up against it….”

    “Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.” Ephesians 6:13

    http://www.crossroad.to/articles2/009/3-servitude-deceit.htm

    • carpe diem 36

      who would have thought that it will take so little time and so little effort to make America into a Socialist country!! the only thing that enabled this transformation is not one president but the Dept. of Education, its leadership was pushing Socialism theories for a couple of decades and indoctrinated both the parents and the children in such a short time that they are not even aware that they have subverted America. Now we see that lack of freedom and submission to a stronger and stronger state rule is what they were pushing for and now they have succeeded. I do not believe that only a few years ago someone like Obama would have been elected, the American public was not “ready” for his transformation, but this generation of parents and their children were ready and were big supporters of Socialism. We cannot fight them, they are now the majority and they do not even realize that the change is not for more freedom and better life for the masses.

  • DrJLD

    I believe that in the end Americans will continue to be very accepting of losing more and more of their liberties and their freedom. Except for some anger today, the electorate will vote again for Democrats (badly abused word) and freebies. They do not want their own country to do the things necessary to protect them from annihilation by a relentless and determined enemy who does not care about living, but worships death and blood.

    The schools and universities have been busily turning out highly propagandized, unthinking, foolish and stupid students. They, in large numbers, are not even employable. The Democrats have kept funding this no-education system to get voters who will believe their lies without question.

    They do not even want to fight to protect ourselves, but apparently want to surrender or fight a doomsday war on our own shores. They just want to kick the ball down the road for the future to deal with.

    All in all, the average voter wants to abdicate his own responsibility for his freedom and liberties to a lying bunch who say they will take care of them and protect their liberties and freedom. I have little confidence that by November they will still be angry enough to vote Republican. All the Republicans want is the power to change America so that the people can take care of themselves much better, to really defend America and its borders, to lower taxes, and to let Americans use their liberties to make life better for all.

    Most Americans do NOT want this. They believe the government can do better. If this is the actual truth, provide a lot of evidence that this is true. It does not exist, but too many voters think that it works well for them.

  • Docs357

    Cowards all of them . Take their own life’s hide in sewers and cry like babies we
    When there sent to help.

  • Knucklehead

    Kudos to you, Mr. Shapiro. With razor-sharp perception, you have perfectly described the current regime. I fear we have been forced, by a tyranical would-be dictator, too far down that slippery slope to ever make it back up now.

  • MrEthiopian

    How can you truthfully say that About the Obama Administration, what legal actions has this Administration passed that effects the constitution at the level you suggest. Where were you and what did you say when the Bush administration passed the patriot act or citizens united and do you find either of the Bush mandated laws equally appalling considering how they destroyed the US constitution?

    Im willing to work with you, but we need to be honest and find common ground. Don’t just reject me, explain your suggestions with documented proof (URl) and convenience me.

    Im a proud American that wants the same thing, to get my country back.

    • DJohnson

      Bush passed the Patriot Act, but I have yet to see Obama act to remove any provisions of the bill. Citizens United was approved by the SCOTUS. How was that Bush? It sure would be nice if Obama’s corrupt and insidious administrative behavior was looked at as clearly as you seemingly are able to view of the Bush administration. Bush was bad enough. Obama has taken that bad and raised it a thousand-fold.

  • EmilieGeorgeulf

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  • physicsnut

    c-span broadcast the meeting of the Communist Party – which was probably not worth watching – they can barely read prepared speeches. They sound ESPECIALLY like Pelosi.
    I have never seen anyone do so much destruction in this country. People keep complaining about Obama – but Pelosi is much worse.

    Not to mention:
    http://cnsnews.com/news/article/penny-starr/illegal-aliens-nyc-will-get-municipal-ids-free-legal-representation

    now – which lawyers – the National Lawyers Guild ?????
    the ones who sing the Internationale every May Day ?????
    deBlasio – the jerk who eats pizza with a fork – is an executive dictator