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Top 10 class warfare attacks by President Obama

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posted on Jun, 3 2012 @ 01:47 AM
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Article by Human Events
June 2, 2012

Top 10 class warfare attacks by President Obama
 

This article outlines 10 of the most class warfare tactics used by the Obama Campaign.

It does seem that Obama & Co. is attempting when ever possible to elude from his real record and steer focus away from other "records" such as the record setting economic policies and record number of gaffes by himself and others who claim to be supporters.

The "TruthTeam" and "AttackWatch" rebuttals seem to be riding the same three-legged donkey.

Many examples are the old "Listen to me, but don't watch me" tricks.

Wild agenda for sure.


The article has no individual author, and is extremely opinionated.




1. Attacking capitalism

The Obama campaign is trying to make Mitt Romney’s work at Bain Capital an issue in the race, bemoaning how jobs were sometimes lost in the restructuring of its acquisitions. But Mr. Obama, that is how capitalism works, and it is exactly what you did during the bailout of General Motors when unprofitable divisions were shut down in order to save the larger company.


2. Tax the rich

Even as Obama spends the nation to oblivion, he is trying to make the case that taxing the wealthy will solve the country’s budget crisis. Even Nancy Pelosi is breaking with the president, saying the Bush tax cuts should be extended to those making up to $1 million, instead of Obama’s $250,000. When you’ve lost Pelosi, you’ve lost the argument.


3. Demonize corporations

No president has ever gone after the corporate world as Obama has, demonizing the banks, the oil companies, pharmaceuticals, and any entity that could actually create a job. His hypocrisy holds no bounds, as he greedily soaks up campaign donations from the same ventures he attacks.





4.Biden, the hit-man

Gaffe-machine Joe Biden apparently doesn’t have much to do as the nation’s vice president, so why not trot him out as the administration’s hit-man, where he can sharpen his boss’s anti-wealth attacks. Last Labor Day, he called Obama’s opponents barbarians, and more recently, at a rally in Ohio, Biden ranted, “They don’t get who we are.” Oh yes we do, Mr. Vice President, and that’s why we are on the other side.

5. Unleash the unions

Big Labor provides the foot soldiers for Obama’s reelection bid and he returns the favor through appointments and policies beneficial to their interests. Union bosses have virtually set up an office in the White House, making hundreds of visits for meetings with top officials. And don’t forget the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), which deploys an army of thugs to attend left-wing rallies and are not adverse to forcibly bullying its opponents.

6. Promote the Occupy movement

The president has lent his moral support to the Occupy Wall Street movement, even as the protests turned violent and the group became infested with criminal activity. He hitched his ride with the motley activists early on, saying last October the movement was a reflection of a “broad-based frustration about how our financial system works.” Spoken like the Alinsky-styled community organizer that he remains at heart.





7. Spread the wealth around

As candidate Obama famously told Joe the Plumber in 2008, he is all about wealth redistribution and since taking office his budgets have piled up trillions of dollars in deficits trying to do just that. Given a second term, this president will increase taxes every which way in order to pay for more social programs for the downtrodden, keeping an increasing number of Americans on the government dole.

8. ObamaCare’s ‘fairness’

The president’s healthcare initiative is one big class warfare gambit as he loads up on tax increases in order to subsidize the uninsured. The problem is that it just won’t work. Costs continue to rise, businesses will begin to shed their health plans, and longer waits will become normal at the doctor’s office. All out of the misguided notion of “fairness.”

9. Double-down

Even as his policies have slowed the economic recovery, created few jobs, added trillions to the national debt, put in roadblocks that curtail U.S. energy production, and destroyed the healthcare system, President Obama continues the same misguided efforts. A true revolutionary never loses sight of the ultimate goal, with the ends justifying the means, and two steps forward, one step back. Look at his annual budget request which is such a joke with its big spending, big government approach that he can’t get a single Democrat to vote for it.



And last but not least, one of the favorites....


10. Overheated rhetoric

No class warfare attack could be complete without resorting to over-the-top rhetoric meant to inflame passions rather than to reach a consensus. President Obama has become a master of that art, blaming “millionaires and billionaires” for all the nation’s woes in nearly every speech he gives. He reached his rhetorical zenith when he tried to portray President Reagan as a “wild-eyed, socialist, tax-hiking class warrior.”



WHO will vote for Obama THIS time ?





posted on Jun, 3 2012 @ 01:50 AM
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reply to post by xuenchen
 


All I see is more fright-wing nonsense.

Do tell us, xuenchen, who handles you?

You've been pretty consistent with your attacks on Obama.



posted on Jun, 3 2012 @ 01:55 AM
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Originally posted by The Sword
reply to post by xuenchen
 


All I see is more fright-wing nonsense.

Do tell us, xuenchen, who handles you?

You've been pretty consistent with your attacks on Obama.





Obama does.

He's been pretty consistent with the attacks on our money !!



posted on Jun, 3 2012 @ 02:02 AM
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Everyone that has a differing opinion than you, and stands by their stance, is not a dis-info agent of somekind or paid shill.

It is the weakest way to try and discredit something, shows a weak argument on your part.

How about pick apart the ops point rather than off handed accusation of shill-dom...

As for the ops list, really is Romney any better...

I didn't vote for Obama, and wont again, and even I can admit Romney is a tough sell... Its the Reps version of John Kerry, and look how that turned out for the dems.

To quote South park its a Choice between a Turd Sand which and a Giant Douche.

One of thems already proven they cant do a decent Job of being president.

Romney being a business man fuels the class war far stuff, but that could be something we need, A mans who might be willing to Fire half the government employees to turn a profit.
edit on 3-6-2012 by benrl because: (no reason given)



posted on Jun, 3 2012 @ 02:08 AM
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You could have skipped over the gibberish and gone straight to your last line.

Indeed, our choices are a # sandwich and Giant Douche.

See how easy it is to skip the personal attack bull#?



posted on Jun, 3 2012 @ 02:11 AM
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You're smarter than this. I'm smarter than this, and all the other would be posters in this thread are smarter than this.

Let's be honest. The President has little say or power in initiating anything dealing with War, Economics, or Social Programs. These responsibilities are handled and influenced by Generals, Economic Analysts, Government organizers, and Lobbyists. To be honest with you, I'm tired of blaming Obama, Bush, Clinton, Bush, Regan, Carter, etc - until JFK. One should understand that the modern presidency is restricted in many special ways, and that they have little to do with how things go about. There is a set agenda, and a tiny bit of wiggle room within that agenda.

We're smarter than this...and I'm tired of this.
I remember when ATS didn't participate in this bull#. I suggest we return to the days where we didn't pretend that the "handlers"were nonexistent. You're owned by a system that was here long before you were here. Stop pretending otherwise, it will only continue the confusion and the illusion. Hell yes, there should be class warfare. Until the day where all men have the opportunity to be equals or until the day we shed the ape skin, the poor should always fight against the rich who would take the crumbs out of the mouths of those who sit under the table.

Stop consuming, Stop supporting candidate x or y, Stop pretending you're on your own with only your family to care about. Stop being "separate" from all the "others". Break free from the conditioning. You're better, smarter, and shine brighter than this.



You all can be amazing things if you tried. Let the greed go, because you can't take it with you when you're gone.

Break free of the programming. Peace, Love, and Carefree Active Awareness. Disciplined Foolishness.



posted on Jun, 3 2012 @ 02:11 AM
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LOL at this being class warfare.These are symbolic acts to keep the proles happy by the enemy class.I await true class warfare but this isn't it.What side are you on!



posted on Jun, 3 2012 @ 02:13 AM
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Where is there a personal attack in my post?

Again, you have yet to comment on any of the Ops points, rather than trolling how bout some input to the thread?

If hes so wrong refute some points...

Im not voting for Obama, and even I could point out things there that are questionable that the Op list, it would be fairly easy to pick apart some of those points...

But you'd rather troll.



posted on Jun, 3 2012 @ 02:17 AM
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so.... you're saying the ultra rich should be protected and the poor working class should basically be imprisoned and serve the ultra rich like slaves?
And you are upset that he wants to free them from this slavery?
....basically anyway

yeah, I could support THAT kind of "class warfare" in a heartbeat!!
Notice the only ones getting anything "negative" out of it in any way whatsoever would be the billionaires who pay less in taxes then their secretaries, the mulit-billion dollar companies that recieved bailouts then gave their CEOs record salaries and the ones who took all the jobs and shipped them overseas but kept their offices in this country. Yup, class warfare against them would be just fine!



posted on Jun, 3 2012 @ 02:31 AM
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Promote the Occupy movement

The president has lent his moral support to the Occupy Wall Street movement, even as the protests turned violent and the group became infested with criminal activity. He hitched his ride with the motley activists early on, saying last October the movement was a reflection of a “broad-based frustration about how our financial system works.” Spoken like the Alinsky-styled community organizer that he remains at heart.

Didnt he just pull some crap with the Occupy movement when The united nations held a meeting?



posted on Jun, 3 2012 @ 02:41 AM
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This is all B.S. The reason that I say this is that, what has Obama done that is different that Bush? Nothing. The fact of the matter, whether you want to face it or not, is that Democrats and Republicans are the same. They have different rhetoric, based on who they are trying to appeal to, but in the end it doesn't matter how you vote. You vote for party A, but what you don't realize is that party A and Party B are the same. Its a false competition that in reality, doesn't effect your life as an average citizen. It doesn't effect your life because it is designed not to. How many of you go out and vote straight Republican or Democrat. I am guessing at least 80 percent of the U.S. vote either or. "I'm a Democrat, so I will just vote a straight ticket", OR "I am a Republican, so I will just vote a straight ticket."
Its time for people to open their eyes. The Republican Party doesn't give a crap about you. The Democratic Party doesn't give a crap about you. So why vote for either one of these parties. Why vote for either one of these candidates. Why resolve yourself to vote for the lesser of two evils. If you vote for the lesser of two evils, then you still vote for evil.
I wish I could post George Washington's fair well address on this website. In all honesty it would probably solve 99% of the problems that we have in our country if we were to listen to our founding father. He warned us, about meddling in foreign affairs, and about forming political parties, and that these things would only make US weaker, He was right. The only problem is that,; when everyone realizes George Washington was right, there will be no America left to fight for his ideals.



posted on Jun, 3 2012 @ 02:43 AM
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Originally posted by PurpleChiten
so.... you're saying the ultra rich should be protected and the poor working class should basically be imprisoned and serve the ultra rich like slaves?
And you are upset that he wants to free them from this slavery?
....basically anyway

yeah, I could support THAT kind of "class warfare" in a heartbeat!!
Notice the only ones getting anything "negative" out of it in any way whatsoever would be the billionaires who pay less in taxes then their secretaries, the mulit-billion dollar companies that recieved bailouts then gave their CEOs record salaries and the ones who took all the jobs and shipped them overseas but kept their offices in this country. Yup, class warfare against them would be just fine!


Well let me think a minute.

If the article is outlining campaign tactics, and focusing on specific things,

How exactly is He (assuming you are referring to Obama) freeing "them" (who ever "they" are) from slavery ?

And, how are the "poor working class" basically being "saved" from being imprisoned ?

I always thought regular jobs would take care of all that.

Why hasn't Obama brought back the jobs ??

He gave enough money away in the "stimulus" ..... right ?






edit on Jun-03-2012 by xuenchen because: (no reason given)



posted on Jun, 3 2012 @ 02:45 AM
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Originally posted by MattyT
This is all B.S. The reason that I say this is that, what has Obama done that is different that Bush? Nothing. The fact of the matter, whether you want to face it or not, is that Democrats and Republicans are the same. They have different rhetoric, based on who they are trying to appeal to, but in the end it doesn't matter how you vote. You vote for party A, but what you don't realize is that party A and Party B are the same. Its a false competition that in reality, doesn't effect your life as an average citizen. It doesn't effect your life because it is designed not to. How many of you go out and vote straight Republican or Democrat. I am guessing at least 80 percent of the U.S. vote either or. "I'm a Democrat, so I will just vote a straight ticket", OR "I am a Republican, so I will just vote a straight ticket."
Its time for people to open their eyes. The Republican Party doesn't give a crap about you. The Democratic Party doesn't give a crap about you. So why vote for either one of these parties. Why vote for either one of these candidates. Why resolve yourself to vote for the lesser of two evils. If you vote for the lesser of two evils, then you still vote for evil.
I wish I could post George Washington's fair well address on this website. In all honesty it would probably solve 99% of the problems that we have in our country if we were to listen to our founding father. He warned us, about meddling in foreign affairs, and about forming political parties, and that these things would only make US weaker, He was right. The only problem is that,; when everyone realizes George Washington was right, there will be no America left to fight for his ideals.


I tend to agree.

But how do you convince everybody else ?

Total boycott and general strike for 30 days ?



posted on Jun, 3 2012 @ 10:40 AM
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I'm good with this. In 60 years having all the wealth pool at the top has been the thing I have seen to be most destructive to the country.



posted on Jun, 3 2012 @ 10:53 AM
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This thread is the perfect place for me to recruit some folks for a discussion!! There are some great minds here and I'd like to tap into that if you'll allow me to. I started a thread with a specific intent and would like to invite you to look at it and to participate if you choose. ... it's more of a building than a tearing down.
Everybody seems to vote against someone instead of for someone, to be against ideas instead of for ideas, we need to change that somehow and there is absolutely no way with the present structure that exists. How can we change that structure? What do we change it to? It'll take time and direction. I'm not suggesting a revolution of any kind, just a gradual change to the positive as opposed to the negative.
Anyone care to join in the exploration?
www.abovetopsecret.com...



posted on Jun, 3 2012 @ 10:54 AM
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Originally posted by TheOneElectric
reply to post by xuenchen
 


You're smarter than this. I'm smarter than this, and all the other would be posters in this thread are smarter than this.

Let's be honest. The President has little say or power in initiating anything dealing with War, Economics, or Social Programs. These responsibilities are handled and influenced by Generals, Economic Analysts, Government organizers, and Lobbyists. To be honest with you, I'm tired of blaming Obama, Bush, Clinton, Bush, Regan, Carter, etc - until JFK. One should understand that the modern presidency is restricted in many special ways, and that they have little to do with how things go about. There is a set agenda, and a tiny bit of wiggle room within that agenda.

We're smarter than this...and I'm tired of this.
I remember when ATS didn't participate in this bull#. I suggest we return to the days where we didn't pretend that the "handlers"were nonexistent. You're owned by a system that was here long before you were here. Stop pretending otherwise, it will only continue the confusion and the illusion. Hell yes, there should be class warfare. Until the day where all men have the opportunity to be equals or until the day we shed the ape skin, the poor should always fight against the rich who would take the crumbs out of the mouths of those who sit under the table.

Stop consuming, Stop supporting candidate x or y, Stop pretending you're on your own with only your family to care about. Stop being "separate" from all the "others". Break free from the conditioning. You're better, smarter, and shine brighter than this.



You all can be amazing things if you tried. Let the greed go, because you can't take it with you when you're gone.

Break free of the programming. Peace, Love, and Carefree Active Awareness. Disciplined Foolishness.




You're right that Obama didn't make any of those decisions himself, but the people who DID make those choices were installed by Obama, and those people could have been selected much more wisely if he was serious about his message... I mean, come on, he selected the former CEO of Monsanto for the head of the FDA, the former CEO of Goldman Sachs as the head of Treasury... Who in the right mind would put those people in those positions and expect them to make decisions that are good for anyone other than them? It's like if you're in a school board, and a guy comes in looking for a job, but he's a known pedophile, and then you put him in as a kindergarten teacher...

Also, if Obama was very serious about targeting the rich, why doesn't he go after the financial fraud that has been taking place among the too-big-to-fail banks? It's okay to tax the hell out of Gibson Guitars (who creates jobs for middle class americans by producing their guitars in America), while it's not okay to even think of investigating Bank of America who created the housing crash, received massive amounts of bailout money and put billions of dollars into the pockets of their wealthy CEOs, while laying off thousands of Americans? If you're so serious about fixing the economy, put your money where your mouth is and start making the REAL wealthy people accountable for their fraud!



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