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Obama Is Not King

Ken6226 Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 1:05 PM
But this emperor has no clothes. Like the emperor in the fairy tale, his loyal subjects are unwilling to admit that fact.
63Marine Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 1:19 PM
This is what "Brain Washing" will do and those who voted for him are weak of mind and will beleave ANYTHING that they are told and look at what we got for our money. What a waste!!!
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...