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No, Obama Is Not My Daddy – He’s My Employee

ReddestNeck Wrote: Feb 18, 2013 11:35 AM
A Daddy from the Mommy Party! People want a king. It's their nature. Back when people vigorously acknowledged and claimed God to be their king, a kingless society like the USA had been designed to be was exactly what the doctor ordered.
SdAufKla Wrote: Feb 18, 2013 12:40 PM
"People want a king."

No, not all people want a king or a ruler. However, most of those who fall victim to the cult of personality or are enamored with celebrity are weak and needy like spoiled children. Others believe that some enlightened and benevolent autocrat will rise above the individualist natures of people. They desire some person who's greater than themselves because they only see their own faults. But they forget that all men have faults and that power corrupts and benevolence soon becomes suffocating and then turns into oppression.

True, [i]some[/i] people want a Big Brother or an Obama, but as for me, I'd rather live free in anarchy than as a slave in a padded cell.
ReddestNeck Wrote: Feb 18, 2013 3:11 PM
What I was saying, is that this is a degraded way of expressing the genuine and natural need of the human soul for God. It's by no means a new error. The ancient Israelites fell into the same trap when they clamored to God for a king. Now that must have sounded very stupid to God. But God let them have a go at it anyhow.

The grotesque spectacle of the State of the Union address, with its lengthy receiving line of adoring sycophants, demonstrates why the President is operating under the delusion that he is more than just our President. Like him, many people seem to fundamentally misunderstand his role. He’s not our “leader,” or our “ruler,” or our national “daddy,” no matter what his adoring fan, comic Chris Rock, thinks.

Let’s clarify things for those folks with the unseemly desire to offer up their personal sovereignty to some government hack. Unlike Hollywood geniuses better known for exposing their breasts than exposing their brains, I'll...