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Losing His Grip: Obama's New Theory of Freedom

gungy Wrote: Oct 09, 2012 1:30 PM
The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money. --de Tocqueville

While Obama remains a great curiosity outside of the U.S., it’s largely his American-ness that draws the crowds, rather than some innate ability of his own.

A man comes from low beginnings and ascends to the White House.

That tale quintessentially remains the American strive-and-succeed story since Washington was first born poor and lowly in a kind-of log cabin.

While Washington is represented as a rich, privileged, white guy, the success Washington enjoyed and the wealth he built -- yes, built -- he earned by working hard on the dangerous and brutal, American frontier, going places often were...

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