Archive for October, 2009
Let him (Obama) be clear…
Any liberals out there should take a look at this video by C-SPAN of Andrew Breitbart and the media and politics. It is a little long, but well worth the watch.
Anita Dunn, is the interim White House Communications Director after Obama’s first communications director Ellen Moran left (was fired) to be the chief of staff to the Commerce Secretary. What does Anita Dunn have to communicate? In the video below, Anita Dunn is speaking to the students of St. Andrew’s Episcopal School on June 5, 2009 and said “two of my favorite political philosophers, Mao Tse Tung and Mother Theresa.” Then she goes on to say ”not often coupled with each other, but the two people that I turn to most, to basically deliver a simple point which is you’re going to make choices, you’re going to challenge, you’re going to say why not…”
Now this might seem really bad at first, or maybe she just referenced the two to make a point for the children. However, to link Mother Theresa with Mao Tse Tung together is offensive, to use the phrase “favorite political philosophers” with Mao Tse Tung is offensive, but even more offensive when it is given in conjunction with Mother Theresa. If she doesn’t following the teachings and doesn’t support Mao Tse Tung, then why does she use the phrase “the two people that I turn to most”?
The article states Anita Dunn is only serving in the role temporarily until a replacement is filled. This is little comfort to fill such an important position with someone as radical as Anita Dunn, even temporarily. Perhaps they should have used the White House Military Director strategy and kept the position vacant. As you might have recalled the White House Military Director Louis Caldera was fired from the White House for the Air Force One flyover and resigned on May 22, 2009. The position has been vacant since then with the nomination of George Mulligan coming only on October 16, 2009. Interesting how the White House likes to both fire and hire people on the slow media day of Friday.
You might be able to keep your healthcare for now, but how long will it be around for? Then you can have one and only one option, the Government Public Option. Remember folks, there are no free lunches and definitely no free healthcare. With all this spending, if you are lucky enough to live a long full life to 75 or 80, you will be unlucky by working up until you die to pay for all the government debt.
Well it is not just the elementary school kids singing. This time they are from the Ron Clark Academy and are singing on CNN. The Meet the Czars commentary is limited on this one, because the video speaks for itself. It now seems okay to sing to Dear Leader in school but not to sing religious/holiday songs.
The group doesn’t seem very political though, at all really, seems interesting how the song tries to be bipartisan, but includes lines like “Protect the lower class, you know McCain won’t,” and “We gotta vote Barack!,” but does not include very supportive reports for Senator McCain. Listen to what the kids had to say to CNN after they sang their video in 2008. Listen to what Willie Thornton has to say at 3:30 being the only one in the group who supported John McCain. Note how surprised the host is that he supports John McCain.
The Olympic Czars of Barack Obama, Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey was very short-lived to say the least. Once again, Barack Obama has failed to follow through by not bringing back the 2016 Olympics for his adopted hometown of Chicago. Barack Obama will probably continue to have the support of Chicago constituents and politicians, but this failure underscores how people thought they were getting more substance when they cast their vote in 2008.
This was supposed to be a post-racial, post-partisan president who would unite the United States of America with the rest of the world. He has failed to be post-racial (the beer summit with Skip Gates and Officer Crowley is a great example), failed to be post-partisan (blaming the Republicans for the health care debate when has Democratic majorities in Congress and can’t get enough Democrats to support the plan), and has failed to reunite the rest of the world with the United States (there are several, but one being the 2016 Olympics).
President Obama shouldn’t get all the blame for the Olympics fiasco, but the fact that he made such a large effort by bringing himself, Michelle Obama and even Oprah all the way across the Atlantic to lobby for the Olympics and they failed, should concern the American people when he starts to negotiate more important things like health care, and the pressure cookers of Iran and North Korea.
According to this AP article, the teacher who directed the song retired at the end of the year. Perhaps she is going to work for the Barack Obama Administration in another capacity…she would be a great candidate as a new Lyrical Indoctrination Czar.