Just days ago, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid actually called the supporters of the Bundy Ranch family “domestic terrorists.”
Which makes sense. Because communist organizer Saul Alinsky (Obama’s mentor) taught his followers that “ridicule is man’s most potent weapon.” He advised “Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it.”
Alinsky’s strategy was to attack, attack and attack some more. He advised his Marxist followers to demonize your opponent with exactly what you see in the mirror.
U.S. President Barack Obama (L) meets with Senate Democratic leadership, including Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) (R). Credit: Getty Images
In other words, if you’re the radical, call your political opponents “radical.” If you’re extreme, call them “extreme.” If you’re a domestic terrorist, call them a “domestic terrorist.” That’s how you distract and deflect - by spreading misinformation. That’s how you take the spotlight off your radical views- by painting the other guy as “radical.”
It was an interesting choice of words by Nevadan Sen. Harry Reid. Because the facts of just the last few days have proven Obama, Reid (the man who carries Obama’s water in the U.S. Senate) and their entire Marxist cabal to be the real “domestic terrorists.” They must be getting very nervous. That’s why they chose the very words that describe themselves- to distract, deflect and cover their tracks.
What would you call the person who has put in place more regulations than any president (by far) in history? Last year alone Obama set the all-time record with 26,417 pages of new federal regulations.
Obama now owns four of the five highest regulation years in the history of the presidency.
Then there’s the dollar cost of those regulations. In just one year (2012) Obama’s new regulations cost more than all the regulations of Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush’s entire first terms COMBINED.
In this Sept. 12, 2008, file photo Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., speaks at the McConnell Center in Dover, N.H. "I can make a firm pledge," he said there; "Under my plan, no family making less than $250,000 a year will see any form of tax increase. Not your income tax, not your payroll tax, not your capital gains taxes, not any of your taxes." That pledge went up in smoke Wednesday, April 1, 2009, when largest increase in tobacco taxes, took effect, a tax that disproportionately affects the poor. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)
The total cost just for Obamacare regulations? American Action Forum reports that the regulations of Obamacare impose 645 million hours of paperwork, 4,116 federal forms, and $35.3 billion in costs.
Is there any wonder the economy is a disaster? Is there any wonder why there are no jobs? Obama has placed more handcuffs on the job creators and more roadblocks in front of small business than any president in history.
Isn’t that the definition of “domestic terrorism?”
Anyone waiting for a “recovery” should stop waiting. You’re wasting your time. There is no recovery coming.
But wait. As infomercial pitchmen often say, there’s more!
It was just revealed that Obama proposed 442 new taxes in his first five years. Yes I said, FOUR HUNDRED AND FORTY TWO.
That’s either proof of pure communist intent, or pure insanity. Forget what this administration actually passed. Thank goodness Obama had a Republican Congress standing in his way. But can you imagine if Obama had gotten what he wanted? We’d have 442 new taxes. Tax rates would surely be in the 80 to 90 percent range. That’s as high as any socialist or communist economy in the world. France is run by a Socialist Party President and its highest tax rate is 75 percent.
US President Barack Obama speaks on climate change on June 25, 2013 at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. Obama said Tuesday that Americans were already paying the price for global warming, and that despite opposition from climate change deniers, "we need to act." "Americans across the country are already paying the price of inaction," Obama said, unveiling a a national strategy to fight greenhouse gas emissions, and adding: "as a president, as a father, and as an American, I am here to say, we need to act." Photo Creidt: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images
Then there’s Obama Environmental Protection Agency. The EPA is trying desperately to regulate coal producers out of business. The EPA also just announced sweeping new clean water regulations that put the government in control of virtually every piece of land in the U.S. that has a ditch or pothole on it. If it’s an indentation and collects water, then your land is under EPA control, not yours. Isn’t that the very definition of “domestic terrorism?”
Then there’s the government intimidation. The IRS scandal grows bigger by the day. Now it turns out that IRS officials like Lois Lerner were openly consulting with Department of Justice officials about how to target Obama’s political opposition.
This same IRS is tracking our license plates on highways across America.
This same IRS has requested the donor lists of the conservative Hollywood organization “Friends of Abe” and now the Ron Paul organization “Campaign for Liberty.”
Why would the government want confidential donor lists? There’s only one possible reason - to conduct a witch hunt to intimidate, bankrupt and destroy their political opposition. Isn’t that the very definition of “domestic terrorism?”
Yes, Harry Reid is right. We do indeed have “domestic terrorists” in America. But they aren’t Tea Party conservatives. Patriots who support the Founding Fathers’ vision for America - limited government, lower taxes, fewer regulations, defending the Constitution, more power to the people - by definition can’t possibly be “domestic terrorists.”
But wanting a different kind of America, trying to destroy the vision of the Founding Fathers’, violating the Constitution, killing capitalism - now that is the very definition of “domestic terrorism.” That group resides in the White House. They control the U.S. Senate. They run the Democratic Party.
Now you understand why Obama, Harry Reid and their Marxist cabal call others by nasty names. This is the Saul Alinsky playbook.
Wayne Allyn Root is the national bestselling author of "The Ultimate Obama Survival Guide: How to Survive, Thrive and Prosper During Obamageddon." Wayne's twitter: http://twitter.com/WayneRoot/ Wayne's web site is: www.ROOTforAmerica.com
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