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Obama represents rogue government. He deplores democracy at home and abroad. He's committed to preventing it. He targets it for destruction where it exists.

He spurns rule of law principles. His first term waged war on freedom. He wants it destroyed altogether.

Previous articles explained. He institutionalized tyranny. He targets dissent. He elevated abuse of power to a higher level.

He authorized indefinite detention without charge or trial. He approved doing it to Americans. He wants them held in military prisons out of sight and mind. He wants them denied judicial fairness.

He decides who'll live or die. His kill list chooses targets. He designated himself judge, jury and executioner.

Obama "dispensed with" partisan appeals, said The Times. He "lay(ed) out a forceful vision of advancing gay rights, showing more tolerance toward (undocumented) immigrants, preserving the social welfare safety net and acting to stop climate change."

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Obama represents wealth, power, privilege and dominance. They alone matter. He's waging war on America's social contract. 

It's on the chopping block to be destroyed. He wants it eliminated altogether. Term one imposed punishing budget cuts. 

Families needing help to heat homes in winter were harmed. So were students relying on Pell Grants.

Other cuts targeted Medicare, children's healthcare, community healthcare centers, nonprofit health insurance cooperatives, disease prevention programs, WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) grants for low-income families, Head Start education help, community development block grants, and much more.

Trillions more cuts in term two are planned. Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and public pensions are targeted. So are education, healthcare, food stamps, and other vital social safety net protections. 

Dark forces never rest. Third-worldizing America is policy. Force-fed austerity assures it. Dissembling hides it. 

All men are created equal, Obama claimed. America "cannot succeed when a shrinking few do well and a growing many barely make it."

Obama did more than any previous president to increase an unconscionable wealth gap. It's unprecedented and escalating.

He, key Democrats, and Republicans are in lockstep. Not a dime's worth of difference separates them. They pretend otherwise. So do media scoundrels. Illusion substitutes for reality.

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I was born in 1934, am a retired, progressive small businessman concerned about all the major national and world issues, committed to speak out and write about them.
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