I’m often asked about what we conservatives should do to reverse the large lurch left that Obama and company have forced on “We the People.” The current occupier of the Oval Office, with the help of his fans in the press, has done a masterful job at demonizing conservatives and effective Republicans.
Resident Obama and his Democrats have referred to us as “enemies,” “hostage takers,” “people with bombs strapped to their chest,” “arsonists," “terrorists,” “anarchists,” “racists,” and “EXTREMISTS,” all because we disagree with ultra-left-wing policies.
On that last descriptor, uttered by Obama himself, me thinks he doth protest too much. It’s often the case that irresponsible, child-like people, assign attributes to others that they themselves have in abundance. That’s what we are seeing here.
President Barack Obama smiles as he arrives at the Saban Forum to speak about the Middle East at the Willard Hotel in Washington, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013. The 2013 Forum is examining the political changes taking place across the Middle East, and the President spoke about topics including Iran. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
It is not the Tea Party or conservatives who are “extreme” for demanding adherence to limited Constitutional government. In fact it’s the other way around. It is Obama and his cronies who are taking radical steps to turn the United States into a country it was never intended to be by our founders.
I’m a believer in drawing contrasts. So I suggest that conservatives start the conversation with Independents and persuadable Democrats by saying, “IT IS NOT WE WHO ARE THE EXTREMISTS!”
[sharequote align="center"]It is Obama taking radical steps to turn the U.S. into a country it was never intended to be.[/sharequote]
It is not we who wasted billions of tax payer dollars on “shovel ready jobs” that turned out “were not so shovel ready.”
It is not we who meandered hopelessly while an ecological disaster unfolded in the gulf.
It is not we who wasted billions of tax payer dollars, investing in speculative green energy companies, when government had no experience in the field.
It is not we who are mistrusted by our foreign allies and laughed at, and bullied by our foreign enemies.
It is not we who instituted a “light foot print” foreign policy that resulted in the death of three Americans and an ambassador at the hands of radical Islamic fundamentalists and descended the Middle East into chaos.
It is not we who brokered a deal with Iran, a state-sponsor-of-terror, that contradicts multiple U.N, resolutions by allowing the terrorists to enrich uranium.
President Barack Obama speaks at the Saban Forum during the Brookings Institution's 10th annual Saban Forum titled “Power Shifts: U.S.-Israel Relations in a Dynamic Middle East,” at the Willard Hotel in Washington, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013. The 2013 Forum is examining the political changes taking place across the Middle East, including the resumption of the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. The President spoke about topics including Iran. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
It is not we who used the IRS, the most powerful government agency in our government, against our fellow citizens, and failed to correct the problem.
It is not we who used and manipulated a targeted NSA overseas spying operation, and turned it on every American citizen.
It is not we who flushed over 200 years of precedence, tradition and rights of the minority, down the toilet by changing the Senate rules in the middle of the game.
It’s not we who tweeted an image of ourselves, marking the passing of Nelson Mandela, and took a “selfie” with other world leaders at a funeral.
President Barack Obama, U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron and an unidentified woman pose together for a "selfie" at the memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela. (AFP/Getty Images)
It is not we who shook hands with a man who shared responsibility for imposing liberal extremism on the Cuban people, resulting in the deaths of thousands.
It is not we who ruined the most innovative and successful health care system in the world.
It is not we who implemented a law that forced every American to buy a health insurance policy that looked just like everyone else’s.
It was not we who increased health care costs by an average of $7,500 for a family of four.
And it is not we who broke every promise used to sell a disastrous health care law, that was never about health care, but control over one-sixth of the U.S. economy and every individual’s life.
This list will continue to grow as we are stuck with Obama for a few more years. But the growing list only bolsters our case.
It is not we conservatives who are the extremists. That title belongs to every liberal, every Democrat, and an occupier of the White House who has done his very best to “fundamentally transform America,” from the success that it was, into a country full of confusion, despair and hopelessness.
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