Tyranny being redefined
Written by Neil A. Davis, Gothenburg Friday, 14 June 2013 13:17
On April 29 of this year President Obama called NBA player Jason Collins to congratulate him for his courage in coming out as a gay black man. Last year on Sept. 11, as four truly courageous public servants were being murdered in Benghazi, Libya, the only phone call Obama made was to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Apparently to get their cover-up story straight for the next day’s press statement.
Obama said “We will not waver in our commitment to see that justice is done for this terrible act.” Now nine months later, a film maker thrown in jail on bogus charges, is the only evidence of that commitment.
When Obama tells people “we’ve got your back,” I wonder who was behind Ambassador Chris Stevens as he was being slaughtered? We still don’t know what Obama did that night or who gave the order for military personnel to stand down (not make a rescue effort).
It brings to mind Jack Nicholson’s line from “A Few Good Men” “We use words like honor, code, loyalty...as the backbone to a life spent defending something. You use ’em as a punchline.”
Since the Obama administration hasn’t been forthcoming with information, congressional investigations have attempted to bring out the truth. In defiance, Obama told graduates at Ohio State University on May 5, that they should reject voices that warn of government being the root of all our problems. “They’ll warn that tyranny is always lurking just around the corner.”
Five days later, news came out that the IRS Exempt Organizations division has been targeting conservative, religious and pro-Israel organizations applying for tax-exempt status since March of 2010. Hundreds of groups with Tea Party, Patriots, etc. in their names or ones that advocated education about the Constitution and Bill of Rights, were intimidated, forced to jump through hoops and essentially placed on hold for years.
Conveniently, this prevented the groups from contributing to the mid-term and presidential elections. Details of their organizations were given to progressive smear groups and left leaning organizations were given express service to confirmation. Isn’t it comforting to know that 16,000 more IRS agents will be hired to track you down, fine you or throw you in jail if you don’t buy into Obamacare?
Supposedly Obama learned about the scandal only after it came out in the media. Really? I guess the topic never came up during IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman’s 157 visits to the White House between 2009 and 2012. Remember that Obama didn’t know he was smuggling guns to Mexican drug lords either.
The guy who is touted as the smartest person in the room, doesn’t appear to know much. Add in, the DOJ seizing phone records of reporters at the Associated Press and Attorney General Eric Holder lying about his involvement in singling out Fox News reporter James Rosen.
Now the National Security Agency (NSA) is collecting information on 3 billion of your phone calls a day and data mining every keystroke on your email and social networking sites. Don’t forget your credit card information.
What is Obama’s definition of tyranny?