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2012 election is the most pivotal since 1860

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posted on Oct, 27 2012 @ 11:18 AM
The 2012 election has often been described as the most pivotal since 1860.This statement is not hyperbole. If Barack Obama is re-elected the United States will never be the same, nor will it be able to re-capture its once lofty status as the most dominant nation in the history of mankind.

The overwhelming majority of Americans do not understand that Obama's first term was dedicated to putting in place executive power to enable him and the administration to fulfill the campaign promise of "transforming America " in his second term regardless of which political party controls Congress. That is why his re-election team is virtually ignoring the plight of incumbent or prospective Democratic Party office holders.

The most significant accomplishment of Obama's first term is to make Congress irrelevant. Under the myopic and blindly loyal leadership of Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi, the Democrats have succeeded in creating an imperial and, in a second term, a potential dictatorial presidency.

During the first two years of the Obama administration when the Democrats overwhelmingly controlled both Houses of Congress and the media was in an Obama-worshiping stupor, a myriad of laws were passed and actions taken which transferred virtually unlimited power to the executive branch.

The birth of multi-thousand page laws was not an aberration. This tactic was adopted so the bureaucracy controlled by Obama appointees would have sole discretion in interpreting vaguely written laws and enforcing thousands of pages of regulations they and not Congress would subsequently write.

For example, in the 2,700 pages of ObamaCare there are more than 2,500 references to the Secretary of Health and Human Services. There are more than 700 instances when he or she is instructed that they "shall" do something and more than 200 times when they "may" take at their sole discretion some form of regulatory action. On 139 occasions, the law mentions that the "Secretary determines." In essence one person, appointed by and reporting to the president, will be in charge of the health care of 310 million Americans once ObamaCare is fully operational in 2014.

posted on Oct, 27 2012 @ 11:20 AM
The same is true in the 2,319 pages of the Dodd-Frank Financial Reform Act which confers nearly unlimited power on various agencies to control by fiat the nation's financial, banking and investment sectors. The bill also creates new agencies, such as the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, not subject to any oversight by Congress. This overall process was repeated numerous times with other legislation all with the intent of granting unfettered power to the executive branch controlled Barack Obama and his radical associates.

Additionally, the Obama administration has, through its unilaterally determined rule making and regulatory powers, created laws out of whole cloth. The Environmental Protection Agency on a near daily basis issues new regulations clearly out of their purview in order to modify and change environmental laws previously passed and to impose a radical green agenda never approved by Congress. The same is true of the Energy and Interior Departments among many others.

None of these extra-constitutional actions have been challenged by Congress. The left in America knows this usurpation of power is nearly impossible to reverse unless stopped in its early stages.

It is clearly the mindset of this administration and its appointees that Congress is merely a nuisance and can be ignored after they were able to take full advantage of the useful idiots in the Democrat controlled House and Senate in 2009-2010 and the Democrat Senate in the current Congress.

Additionally, Barack Obama knows after his re-election a Republican controlled House and Senate will not be able to enact any legislation to roll back the power previously granted to the Executive Branch or usurped by them. His veto will not be overridden as there will always be at least 145 Democratic members of the House or 34 in the Senate in agreement with or intimidated by an administration more than willing to use Chicago- style political tactics.

The stalemate between the Executive and Legislative Branches will inure to the benefit of Barack Obama and his fellow leftists.

The most significant power Congress has is the control of the purse-strings as all spending must be approved by them. However, once re-elected, Barack Obama, as confirmed by his willingness to do or say anything and his unscrupulous re-election tactics, would not only threaten government shutdowns but would deliberately withhold payments to those dependent on government support as a means of intimidating and forcing a Republican controlled Congress to surrender to his demands, thus neutering their ability to control the administration through spending constraints.

posted on Oct, 27 2012 @ 11:21 AM
Further, this administration has shown contempt for the courts by ignoring various court orders, e.g., the Gulf of Mexico oil drilling moratorium, as well as stonewalling subpoenas and requests issued by Congress. The Eric Holder Justice Department (DoJ) has become the epitome of corruption as part of the most dishonest and deceitful administration in American history. In a second term the arrogance of Barack Obama and his minions will become more blatant as he will not have to be concerned with re-election.

Who will be there to enforce the rule of law, a Supreme Court ruling or the Constitution? No one. Barack Obama and his fellow-travelers will be unchallenged as they run roughshod over the American people.

Many Republicans and conservatives dissatisfied with the prospect of Mitt Romney as the nominee for president are instead focused on re-taking the House and Senate. That goal, while worthy and necessary, is meaningless unless Barack Obama is defeated. The nation is not dealing with a person of character and integrity but someone of single-minded purpose and overwhelming narcissism. Judging by his actions, words and deeds during his first term, he does not intend to work with Congress either Republican or Democrat in his second term, but rather to force his radical agenda on the American people through the power he has usurped or been granted.

The governmental structure of the United States was set up by the Founders in the hope that over the years only those people of high moral character and integrity would assume the reins of power. However, knowing that was not always possible, they dispersed power over three distinct and independent branches as a check on each other.

What they could not imagine is the surrender and abdication of its constitutional duty by the preeminent governmental branch, the Congress, to a chief executive devoid of any character or integrity coupled with a judiciary essentially powerless to enforce the law when the chief executive ignores them.

Conservatives, Libertarians, the Republican Party and Mitt Romney must come to grips with this moment in time and their historical role in denying Barack Obama and his minions their ultimate goal. All resources must be directed at that end-game and not merely controlling Congress and the various committee chairmanships.

posted on Oct, 27 2012 @ 11:24 AM
reply to post by Surfrat

December 23, 1913 America ended and the corporation began. This is when the federal reserve act was criminally instituted without proper ratification.

November 22, 1963 was the end of the POTUS and the beginning of the modern led shadow government.

The very word secrecy is repugnant, in a free and open society, and we are as a people, inherently and historically, apposed to secret societies, secret oaths, and to secret proceedings. But we are apposed around the world, by a monolithic and ruthless conspiracy, that relies primarily on cover means for expanding it’s fear of influence, on infiltration, instead of invasion. On subversion, instead of elections. On intimidation, instead of free choice.

It is a system that has conscripted, vast human and material resources, into the building of a tightly knit, highly efficient machine, that combines military, diplomatic, intelligence, economic, scientific and political operations.
It’s preparations are concealed, not published. It’s mistakes are buried, not headlined.

It’s dissenters silenced, not praised.

No expenditure is questioned. No secret is reveled.

That is why the Athenian law maker solo declared it a crime to any citizen to shrink from controversy.
I am asking for your help in the tremendous task of informing and alerting the American people. Confident with your help man will be what he was born to be, free and independent.

John F Kennedy.

posted on Oct, 27 2012 @ 11:51 AM
All the power delegated to agencies and unelected officials and appointed and hired committees is a double edged sword.

It opens the doors for a windfall power sweep but also makes it easier to "amend" or "repeal" portions of those laws.

Future Administrations can tweak to their hearts content and bypass Congress.

edit on Oct-27-2012 by xuenchen because: (no reason given)

posted on Oct, 27 2012 @ 12:04 PM
reply to post by Surfrat

I agree with you. Last week, someone told me the President doesn't matter and is no more than a figurehead. I had to explain to him that under Obama, the Executive branch had gained enough power to do pretty much whatever it wanted.

Let's not forget that the term "terrorist" can be applied to anyone now.

posted on Oct, 27 2012 @ 12:11 PM

make it stop !!!!!

yeah, when obama created the DHS and deregulated the derivatives industry he really changed america

posted on Oct, 27 2012 @ 12:23 PM
The system is rigged and people are waking up to that.

RT's online poll shows that 56% of people think the system is rigged

posted on Oct, 27 2012 @ 04:04 PM
reply to post by IndieA

I agree 100%. Computers run it all now.. Skynet's awakening.. LOL.

posted on Oct, 27 2012 @ 04:13 PM
Yes, it is the most pivotal election because if Romney wins the middle class will be eliminated and we'll all be slaves within 50 years.

posted on Oct, 27 2012 @ 04:27 PM
reply to post by Surfrat

So just out of curiosity, you actually believe that the election is a fair and democratic process? That it's not faked and that the person to win hasn't already been decided? I don't think there's any such thing as fair elections anymore. The voting machines decide who win now, not the people. Just my opinion. So if they want oh bum bum in then he's in.

posted on Oct, 27 2012 @ 04:43 PM
reply to post by r2d246

We can still dream

posted on Oct, 27 2012 @ 06:45 PM
Yawn. "They" say the same thing about every presidential candidate in every election. The "other guy" is going to ruin the world, etc., etc. Jimmy Carter was the antichrist. No wait, Clinton. Scratch that, it's Obama. Well it's either Obama or Romney. HAS to be one of 'em.

It's ridiculous. This election isn't any more or less important than any other, which is to say not important at all. Elections have never stopped "them" from accomplishing their goals in the long run. I think most of us here on ATS know that.

posted on Oct, 27 2012 @ 09:38 PM
reply to post by zroth

Link to the quote for the JFK text:

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