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Obama Is Not King

pow1000 Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 1:53 PM
But lets call 0bama what he is: a Dictator!
Vic156 Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 10:45 PM
Have you noticed the way the 0 ignores the courts when they don't agree with him? I say di ck tater! it surely matches his behavior.
Vic156 Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 10:43 PM
Agifaker says it is a libertarian. But when someone points out a great huge knut to it it being a blind squirrel ignores the knut. Thus we know that Agifaker is a liberal.
1375 Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 8:52 PM
He is....Negrodamus! Prognosticator of prognosticators....and performance does NOT matter! (unless it's GWB then everything is his fault)
IndeePendent Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 7:50 PM
Once a king, always a king, but once a night is enough.

Not a king, not a dictator, but truly a living GOD! Kind of like a pharaoh or a Roman emperor like Augustus?
rk58 Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 5:18 PM
Nope.. a dictator doesn't have a court system to overrule him. And uses terror/fear to impose his will.. generally using a police force reporting just to him to make sure folks are doing as their told.

We do NOT have: 1) a co-opted justice system; 2) a terror oriented secret police;
We still have: freedom to criticize the government either verbally or in print.

Until all these things are otherwise, we do NOT have a dictator. I understand your frustration.. I really do.. but lets keep some perspective here.
Outajoint Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 2:20 PM
OK, he just thinks he is. He actually is an idiot ????
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...