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Obama Is Not King

awhitehead Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 7:31 PM
If there has ever been a bigger narcassist in office, I don't know of it.
Jeff2422 Wrote: Jan 31, 2013 12:27 AM
Nixon comes to mind, but at least he believed in America First.
Watching President Obama's inaugural, I was confused. It looked like a new king was being crowned. Thousands cheered, like subjects worshipping nobility. At a time when America faces unsustainable debt and terrible economic troubles, why such pomp?

Maybe it's because so many people tell themselves presidents can solve any problem, like fairy-tale kings -- or gods.

Before America's first inauguration, John Adams suggested George Washington be called "His Most Benign Highness." Fortunately, Congress insisted on the more modest title, "President."

At his inaugural, President Obama himself said, "The patriots of 1776 did not fight to replace the tyranny of a king with the...