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QUOTE OF THE CENTURY....MAYBE EVEN THE MILLENIUM











Some people have the vocabulary to sum up things in a way you can understand them. This quote came from the Czech Republic . Someone over there has it figured out. We have a lot of work to do.

"The danger to America is not Barack Obama but a citizenry capable of entrusting a man like him with the Presidency. It will be far easier to limit and undo the follies of an Obama presidency than to restore the necessary common sense and good judgment to a depraved electorate willing to have such a man for their president. The problem is much deeper and far more serious than Mr. Obama, who is a mere symptom of what ails America . Blaming the prince of the fools should not blind anyone to the vast confederacy of fools that made him their prince. The Republic can survive a Barack Obama, who is, after all, merely a fool. It is less likely to survive a multitude of fools such as those who made him their president."

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  • FrederickL.Arbogast 2011/06/28 19:45:05
    FrederickL.Arbogast
    +1
    The writer is a cynic and has no respect for the common man. The "founding fathers" had inherent wisdom that was to our benefit and yes, they were greatly educated for the time. But in forming our government, they put their faith in the wisdom and decision making of the common man. The Constitution does not stipulate required expertise to participate in government or make decisions about who should represent us in the republic. It's up to the common man. The author of the quote may be more accustomed to a form of government whereby he's just taken care of, but with no real choice of his country's leaders or representatives.

    However, he does make a point. If candidates can look good, speak clearly, have a positive body language, make beneficial promises , and appear to be a leader . . . it gets them votes. And so it's possible to elect a President if he wins the "beauty pageant" and "sound bite contest". But according to the author he becomes the Prince of Fools, elected by fools. So let's think about his characterization relative to America. I suppose that a good portion of the electorate is not politically savvy, or has a good understanding of government, or of the qualifications of a candidate running for office, or whether vetted adequately. So the citizen ex...



    The writer is a cynic and has no respect for the common man. The "founding fathers" had inherent wisdom that was to our benefit and yes, they were greatly educated for the time. But in forming our government, they put their faith in the wisdom and decision making of the common man. The Constitution does not stipulate required expertise to participate in government or make decisions about who should represent us in the republic. It's up to the common man. The author of the quote may be more accustomed to a form of government whereby he's just taken care of, but with no real choice of his country's leaders or representatives.

    However, he does make a point. If candidates can look good, speak clearly, have a positive body language, make beneficial promises , and appear to be a leader . . . it gets them votes. And so it's possible to elect a President if he wins the "beauty pageant" and "sound bite contest". But according to the author he becomes the Prince of Fools, elected by fools. So let's think about his characterization relative to America. I suppose that a good portion of the electorate is not politically savvy, or has a good understanding of government, or of the qualifications of a candidate running for office, or whether vetted adequately. So the citizen exercises his or her voting rights subjectively based on his perceptions from the above, superficially as they may be. But many voters are indeed well informed so their vote probably reflects more accurately the best choice. It's a mixed bag.

    Nevertheless, our government is to be run by the people and not the other way around. Democratic processes are messy, inefficient, and sometimes can lead to electing the wrong candidate. So the system is not perfect. I think that Winston Churchill had it best when he said: “It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government . . . except all the others that have been tried.”

    Right now it's clear to me that America has made a terrible mistake in electing Obama and the rest of the democrat leaders. The "community organizer" is taking us in the wrong direction. I think and hope that with an increased number of knowledgeable voters, we will make him a one term President and return to American values and a fiscally responsible Government.
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  • Robert Shelton 2010/08/16 12:02:06
    Robert Shelton
    +1
    In a society where there is an ever increasing acceptance of something for nothing, not me it is his fault, and it is not fair, the Millennium quote is right on.

    Obama offers everyone something for nothing. However, you takers of that concept should ask yourselves this question: Have you ever thought how to live when he has taken your something and you now have nothing?

    BTW, that is the easy definition of "wealth redistribution."

    Since 47% of the eligible taxpayers pay nothing and 40% of them are paid for doing nothing, we are well on the road to disaster. Obama is the Pied Piper and his followers are mindlessly skipping along as he lulls them off the cliff into the sea.

    2nd Chronicles 7:14
  • goatman112003 2010/06/09 02:53:31
    goatman112003
    +1
    As Franklin said those who desire security over freedom have neither and only a country which suffered under a total regime can understand our foolishness.
  • Bill Marvin 2010/06/09 02:22:41
    Bill Marvin
    +1
    Isn't it rather ironic that a Czech can understand American politics better than the majority of the Americans who voted for the loser!!
  • john ke... Bill Ma... 2010/07/29 04:15:36
    john kerwin
    +1
    Even if it were true, which it isn't, I don't understand the relevance of using the Czech Republic, or any other nation, as a standard of anything, let alone integrity. We're talking America here; what's the point? If the reference to the Czech Republic is supposed to cast stature, it doesn't, but the intentional deception here should be pointed out to all recipients of the message as an indication of the deceitful sources they rely on. Somewhat like..."a citizenry capable of entrusting" their brains to the likes of the pied pipers at Fox News and their ilk. The content of this article is childish, unsupported opinion and should be ignored, as it would have been in the saner world of 30 years ago, except that there are real voters out there sucking this stuff up and we need .."to restore their common sense and good judgment" lest they act according to their depraved state of mind.

    Your Czech mate turns out to be the usual variety of right wing uber patriot; from Texas, of course. His name is John Tydlaska, jr. and he is a professional hack for the Gold Coast Chronicle, another uber-american bund, I suppose. If you want to see where John is coming from, check out his other articles at his dirty rag.
  • SCOOP--... john ke... 2010/07/29 11:30:22
    SCOOP--RIP, MY DEAR MAX
    Have a good day, Sockpuppet. You have posted your last comment on my blog.
  • Barb SCOOP--... 2010/08/07 22:21:03
    Barb
    +3
    Way To Go
  • Barb john ke... 2010/08/07 22:18:58
    Barb
    +4
    Hello................yes, I would say it IS true. Until you have tuned into Fox News the most watched News on Cable or lame stream, you don't know what you are talking about. Of course you would never admit to watching it even if you did. So you are not getting the news. Lame stream and the other cable is quite selective and only reports what they think we should know.
    Sorry about that. I will make up my own mind, not something some else thinks I should or shouldn not know.
    Listening to this liberal point of view gets so tiresome. ho hum
  • fowlplay Barb 2012/04/20 15:54:13
    fowlplay
    +3
    Amen!!
  • Robert Fox john ke... 2010/11/29 17:17:23
    Robert Fox
    +4
    To me, it is not relevant that this missive was erroniously quoted as being from someone in the Czech Republic... What is written is SPOT ON! Millions in our country have become so complacent and so willing to do accept mediocrity and something for nothing that it has polluted everything we used to stand for...and the fact that Obama is president is proof-positive. Standing on your own two feet should mean something more than standing in line for handouts.

    BUT...the problem is world wide: Greece, Ireland, Spain, France...and hundreds more are facing the same dilemma of unsustainability. Gut the liberals, and return to sound fiscal policy.
  • fowlplay john ke... 2012/04/20 15:53:15
    fowlplay
    +1
    Thanks for giving this conservative even more contacts, I'd rather die a conservative than live as a Communits/Socialis/Liberal...... YES, I'm from Texas and proud of it.
  • Leah 2010/06/08 20:00:39
    Leah
    +1
    Sad, but true!

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