Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Predictions for the Obama Presidency

Predictions for the Obama Presidency

There is a commentary making the rounds on the Internet and the blogosphere that I have been meaning to share with the regulars and visitors to this site. What with the Holidays and pneumonia, I am just now getting around to it. Nevertheless, it is timely, with the Inauguration coming up in a matter of days and "yours truly" trying to rest up and beat back my latest malady.

The piece is entitled: "My Predictions for the Obama Presidency." It is written by Ms. Kit Lange. Ms. Lange's blog "Euphoric Reality" can be found HERE .

Before you go looking for something "brief" please stay with us for the few short minutes it will take to read Ms. Lamge's article. And, if you will be so kind, allow me to tell you a little about this lady:

Kit Lange is an Air Force veteran and freelance military writer who specializes in investigating cases of American military personnel charged with murder stemming from actions in combat. Her work and has been quoted extensively in news publications for other cases such as Haditha, the Pendleton 8, and the Iron Triangle.

In 2005, she co-wrote a 10-part series disproving war crime allegations against an elite Army unit. Her blog, EuphoricReality.com, was also named as one of the top 10 milblogs of the year after only 10 months in existence.

She served as the National Web Coordinator for Gathering of Eagles, a nationally-recognized troop support organization, and has worked closely with other soldier charities as well.

Kit holds a degree in Aircraft Maintenance Technology from Spartan College of Aeronautics, and is currently employed with The Boeing Company as a field mechanic on 747, 767, and 777 commercial aircraft.

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Now, we are proud to present a commentary by Ms. Kit Lange:
My Predictions for the Obama Presidency

Now that America has shown us all that affirmative action even works in politics, I’ve compiled a list of things that you can probably expect to happen. These predictions are 80% gleaned from information I have access to, and 15% gut instinct based on many years of research, historical study, and being glued to current affairs. The other 5% is just anger at my countrymen’s stupidity–I admit it.

Websites and mass emails offering “free grants,” courtesy of the government and “Obama’s wealth redistribution.” Actually, this one’s a freebie, because I have an email with a date and timestamp of literally 7 minutes after Obama was declared the winner, offering exactly that.

Israel will understand this election was the end of any type of assistance, military or otherwise, from the U.S., and will stop holding back their defense at the request of the American administration. Look for a first strike on Iran soon, as well as increased activity by the Israeli military in general.
Look for Iranian retaliation–against American targets. That goes doubly for other terrorist organizations. We just elected a man with the full endorsement of every major terrorist group in the world as leader of the free world. It’s the political equivalent of hiring a child molester to babysit your kids while you leave for the weekend. Not only is HE going to have fun with your child, but he’ll probably sit and watch while his friends come over and do it too.
Look for far-left justices appointed to the Supreme Court, effectively tying up the entire government in a trifecta of liberal humanism, the buzzwords of which remain empty platitudes like “hope and change.”
Military cases of troops being tried and convicted for killing the enemy in combat will continue to rise–and the conviction/plea-bargain rate will stay at nearly 100%, as the government seeks to use the best men and women this country has to offer as sacrifical lambs on the altar of global appeasement.
Look for the slow but steady erosion of rights you have enjoyed for your entire lives–all the while being told it’s “for your own good.” Restrictions on gun ownership, home schooling, encouraged dependence on the ever-growing federal government. More nanny
state provisions will be put into place to protect the “disadvantaged” and the “poor,” (read: lazy, uneducated, unwilling to better themselves) even while groups like the unborn, the mentally handicapped, elderly, and terminally ill are slowly pushed toward euthanasia. Of course, this will be done with feel-good phrases like “death with dignity,” “not wanting to be a burden,” and “merciful release from suffering,” all of which ignore the basic fact that we are killing people without their consent for the “good of the people.” Before you tell me I’m crazy, let’s just remember that Barack Obama was the ONLY senator in the Illinois state senate to vote against providing medical care for babies who were inconsiderate enough to survive an abortion. Also, look for taxes to go up. Yes, they’ll go up.
You think the economy is bad now? Just wait. You’ll have the most expensive “free” health care ever. Bread lines aren’t just for Russians anymore.

We have traded experience for color, freedom for slavery–and the irony is that the average American sheeple thinks their vote somehow righted an ancient wrong, somehow ENDED the spectre of slavery and ushered in some beautiful era of liberty. In reality, we are about to be less free than you ever thought possible.

I watched the faces of those crowded into the mob (excuse the pun) in Chicago. They stared at Obama like he was a god, an idol, a panacea to their every want and need. We have truly failed as a nation if we are at the point where we feel we must look to one man to take care of us all, to be our father figure and our sugar daddy.

The eyes of Obama and McCain were also telling. McCain acted with class and grace in his concession speech, offering the most honorable response I’ve seen yet. I don’t agree with all of McCain’s positions, but it cannot be denied that the man has served his nation–at permanent and severe detriment to himself–for half a century. His eyes were clear and sincere, honest. His speech underlined the very reasons why, of the two men offered, he was hands down the best choice.

Conversely, Obama’s eyes were cold, calculating. His manner was smug and still carried the arrogance he has always had. His facial expression was one of barely disguised disdain for everything people like me believe in. His body language was smooth, polished–too much so. He is charismatic to those who don’t know what to look for, and he is inspiring to those who cannot or will not think for themselves. However, too many who voted for him are guilty of the most dangerous kind of hypocrisy. You see, we are told daily that we must not see color, just mankind. (We are all family, you know–or so we’re told.) And yet Barack Obama was handed the White House on a silver platter by a fawning media, a bevy of foreign donors (who, to this day and in violation of U.S. election laws, remain nameless and unaccounted for), and a populace who voted based on color instead of right and wrong–even in the face of the most damning evidence against a Presidential candidate in many years, perhaps ever.

It is said that the people receive the government they deserve. Sadly, I fear that’s correct. We have become complacent, unwilling to see the writing on the wall, content to frolic in the warm water without bothering to notice that it’s been getting hotter by the minute.

So enjoy your victory. Jump around. Have a party, and make fun of those of us who fought to make sure your “messiah” didn’t get access to the most powerful position in the world. Just remember when it all comes crashing down: You own the White House, the Congress, and soon the Supreme Court. You’ll have no one to blame but yourselves.

As for me, I’m buying my handguns this week.


(This is me... applauding Ms. Lange! Bravo! Wonderful piece. Smack on the money. Again the article above was written by Ms. Kit Lange of Euphoric Reality.com. We highly recommend you visit her site often for some of the best on the blogosphere.We offer our thanks to Ms. Lange and urge her to continue the good fight.

J. D. Longstreet


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