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How Obama is exploiting phony 'crisis' to raise taxes, grab power, destroy U.S. sovereignty

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posted on Sep, 3 2009 @ 02:55 PM
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How Obama is exploiting phony 'crisis' to raise taxes, grab power, destroy U.S. sovereignty


www.wnd.com

Financial
chaos, failing banks, skyrocketing unemployment, swine flu – crisis after crisis is being used by the Obama administration, critics claim, to facilitate an unprecedented federal power grab and socialist transformation of America.

So what could be worse than exploiting a serious crisis to rob citizens of their wealth and freedoms?

Answer: Exploiting a non-existent crisis – in fact, one specifically created as a pretext for absconding with more of Americans' wealth, sovereignty and fundamental liberties.
(visit the link for the full news article)



[edit on 9/3/2009 by Tentickles]




posted on Sep, 3 2009 @ 02:55 PM
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I have to say the article definitely caught my attention and goes into a ton of different topics we read about here on ATS every day.


Issue highlights include:

* "'Cap and trade' your freedom" by Joseph Farah

* "Government by crisis" by David Kupelian, on understanding the central operating principle of the Obama presidency

* "Don't fall for 'cap-and-tax'" by Phyllis Schlafly, on Obama's betrayal of his no-new-taxes promise and this "blatant attempt by globalists to override the Constitution"

* "Gore boasts: 'Global governance' coming with carbon tax" by Bob Unruh, in which the global warming guru admits what is really behind "cap-and-trade"

* "2 out of 3 Americans oppose carbon taxes" by Bob Unruh – a survey revealing a huge majority of voters resist opening their wallets for cap-and-trade

* "Obama: Spike energy costs to make people go 'green'" by Drew Zahn, who documents Obama's campaign proposal that government create "price signals" to control Americans' behavior

* "Cap-and-tax: Government vs. America" by David Limbaugh, on why the Democrats' "egregiously obscene'" climate bill would wreck the economy


And that's not even all of them! Click that link and read it!
Edit: I'm not advertising that magazine, just enjoying the article about it.

www.wnd.com
(visit the link for the full news article)

[edit on 9/3/2009 by Tentickles]



posted on Sep, 3 2009 @ 03:07 PM
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I just wish they wouldn't characterize this as an "Obama" thing. It seems to me that the federal government has been going in this direction for many years, regardless of the partisan bent of any particular administration.

I think they are being played for fools and they are looking the other way because they love the lifestyle of the 'powerful' 'celebrity' and the special treatment it gets them.

I agree with most of the sentiments - I am definitely one of the 2 (out of the three) who refuse to accept the presumptuous lies we are fed about how 'we' are going to remedy all these 'global' crises.

But I hate the personification as it leads the the personality-cult crap that gets harped on endlessly by those who choose to put there faith in a single individual who benefited from Hollywood/Madison Avenue glitz and technique to make them appear heroic. I suppose it's just the pendulum swinging the other way, but it still irks me.

Soon you will have many here who will somehow express their finger pointing to a different president or party, as if that were somehow going to offer solace or solve the problems we face.



posted on Sep, 3 2009 @ 03:15 PM
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It doesnt irk me because I know the people behind Obama's strings will one day get their come-up-ins.

It's alright to blame Obama because he allows himself to be put on strings and held up in front of the people as a bad guy.

Understand what I'm trying to say?



posted on Sep, 3 2009 @ 03:23 PM
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I just wish they wouldn't characterize this as an "Obama" thing.


Your right that it is not an Obama thing. But Obama is leading the charge for the individuals and companies that are in favor of this legislation and who will ultimately benefit the most from it.

As far as using crisis to grab power, every administration does it.



posted on Sep, 3 2009 @ 03:31 PM
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More to the point the Obama administration has done more in that regards in less than a year then most administrations do in four. The political elites disdain for the rest of the population will literally be the death of them.

[edit on 3-9-2009 by hangedman13]



posted on Sep, 3 2009 @ 03:36 PM
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well, WND.com is a very biased and right-wing faux news source. You do realize the person behind that sight was the one who wrote "unfit for command" about John Kerry, and participated heavily in the "swift-boat" hatchet job?

If you were truly concerned about a president using crisis to grab power and expand the federal government to unprecedented levels then refer to the last one. You're about 8 years too late.



posted on Sep, 3 2009 @ 03:47 PM
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Not like msm did all that well


themoderatevoice.com...


Actually it seems msm is not up to task for reporting facts.

I do not like anyone telling me they know whats best for me and mine. Looking at all of the czars O has nominated and the fact he created more positions that do not get congressional approval I see alot worse coming out of this fools term!



posted on Sep, 3 2009 @ 03:50 PM
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It's just that by addressing it as an Obama-driven ploy, we offer an opportunity for rebuttal (of which I am personally tired) leaning towards the partisan or racist nature of the report....

It may be - but the truth is the truth. Our Republican/Democrat con-men have been creating such crises for a century. Obama may be at fault for his acquiescence to the game, but then, non are completely free from guilt in the matter. All of the checks and balances have failed simultaneously - apparently by conspiratorial contrivance - reducing the monopoly of the two-headed one party system to little more than organized crime - with pre-fabricated patsies to take the fall for them.... although they are cared for for the rest of their lives and their families and friends benefit regardless (so it's not really much of a fall.)

I said it before and I'll say it again... VOTE in 2010 - but make sure no Republican and no Democrat gets your vote. Remove that cabal from the game, and you'll see true change, not cosmetic, not rhetorical, and not self-serving.



posted on Sep, 3 2009 @ 03:57 PM
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Originally posted by frankensence
well, WND.com is a very biased and right-wing faux news source. You do realize the person behind that sight was the one who wrote "unfit for command" about John Kerry, and participated heavily in the "swift-boat" hatchet job?

If you were truly concerned about a president using crisis to grab power and expand the federal government to unprecedented levels then refer to the last one. You're about 8 years too late.


Oh so we should only trust left wing news sources? The truth worked on Kerry because....well it was true. The truth didn't work with Obama, because....well that was racist. With Bush he was tracking terrorists, Obama is tracking people that disagrees with him.



posted on Sep, 3 2009 @ 03:57 PM
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Speaking of phony crisis, anyone recall the Terror Alert Level Indicator as employed by the Bush regime? They'd dust thay little jewel off as needed on a regular basis for no apparent reason other than to distract.


ON TOPIC:
The link and article in Op is fraught with partisan ambiguity and opinion. Long on hyperbole, short on facts.

President Obama is fulfilling his promise of change and steering America in the right direction.

[edit on 3-9-2009 by kinda kurious]



posted on Sep, 3 2009 @ 04:04 PM
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Phony alerts? Some I will agree may have been,BUT considering the info released by the CIA they received intel on plots. So it's safe to say that some of that info was in the chain of events that led up to raising the threat level.



posted on Sep, 3 2009 @ 04:06 PM
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Quote; never let a good crisis go to waste Unquote.

nuff said. . .



posted on Sep, 3 2009 @ 04:06 PM
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Originally posted by kinda kurious
Speaking of phony crisis, anyone recall the Terror Alert Level Indicator as employed by the Bush regime? They'd dust thay little jewel off as needed on a regular basis for no apparent reason other than to distract.


And just who was it that said, "Never waste a crisis?" I think that was someone in the Obama Politburo.


Originally posted by kinda kurious
President Obama is fulfilling his promise of change and steering America in the right direction.


I'll keep that in mind after the US public is raped by "Cap and Trade".



posted on Sep, 3 2009 @ 04:07 PM
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Originally posted by kinda kurious
Speaking of phony crisis, anyone recall the Terror Alert Level Indicator as employed by the Bush regime? They'd dust thay little jewel off as needed on a regular basis for no apparent reason other than to distract.

President Obama is fulfilling his promise of change and steering America in the right direction.



I don't recall anyone being against the Terror Alert Level being reported to the White House?

Right direction...yeah if you are a socialist. I wonder how many "Dear Leader" videos we are going to see next week, after Mr. Obama forces himself on our school children?



posted on Sep, 3 2009 @ 06:09 PM
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reply to post by hangedman13
 


FYI, Regarding the Political Manipulation of Terror Alerts. All data prior to Tom Ridge claim:


By far the longest lasting rise to “high risk” in the first term of President George Bush was issued on August 1, 2004, three days after John Kerry accepted his presidential nomination at the Democratic National Convention.



The Bush administration issued a high, yet not the highest, terror alert before the elections.



We conclude that, in principle, President Bush and his administration may have used a high terror alert to ensure his reelection in a situation in which the terror threat
was relatively low...


www.simonloertscher.net...


Endless Fake Terror Alerts: Fear Based Mind Control


www.prisonplanet.com...


Fake Terror Alerts -We're As Stupid As They Think


www.rense.com...



posted on Sep, 3 2009 @ 07:07 PM
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We conclude that, in principle, President Bush and his administration may have used a high terror alert to ensure his reelection in a situation in which the terror threat was relatively low...



Notice that it is not a fact? Other than a knee jerk reaction to demonize the Bush administration you have only a maybe. You first link did not work [maybe my computers fault] so I can not comment on it.



posted on Sep, 3 2009 @ 07:46 PM
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Exploiting...? No this is real. This world is under seige and its time to make life altering decisions.

There are still many people who think there will be a way to continue as things have...but the consensus is quickly becoming...change or be destroyed; and everyone is looking for a way out. Obama's job is that of an administrator...as the world will still require adequate governance and laws, but it will be a different world; no doubt about this. Our new masters don't want to be responsible for the day to day operation of an $30 Trillion American economy...that's what you guys are for.

The raise in taxes is an attempt to stave of bankruptcy, somehow we've managed to build governments that cannot support themselves through tax revenues and no one wants to shrink government...it is real.

The United States sovereignty is even more profound today than it was 8 years ago...no one would dare speak against us in any real way. We do as we chose and none can stop us. With regards to this we are our only real adversary.

I think the problem is that some see what the Americans have become is absolutely freightening in their eyes. The possibility that these current wars will end without catastrophic losses and that we will continue into the future with no real competition in any area of human endeavor, so they make up fiction hoping that Americans will destroy themselves.



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