The story line recently is an old one in presidential campaigns – the opponent is waffling, in the present case Obama is moving to the right now that the campaign to gain the nomination is over. One can spend time on wondering whether the attacks are coming from the Conservatives or from the Clinton camp in making a last ditch effort to come away from the convention with the nomination. Whomever is calling the shots, it is working as the corporate media propagandists are playing their part by highlighting the “movement.”
Obama, for his part, continues on his way toward developing as their puppet. They questioned his patriotism because he did not wear a flag pin. He now sports a “made in China” flag pin. As a side note, I have yet to see McCain wear one, yet he is portrayed as the “Patriot.” Next, they say Obama hasn't the right to talk about Iraq as he has never been there. He immediately announces plans to travel to Iraq. He comes out wanting to get out of Iraq and AIPAC sends messages that the Jewish votes may go to McCain. Obama is now soft-peddling on an Iraq pull out. Let us not forget the Rev. Wright issue. He bowed in that as well.
The point being made here is not whether he is moving to the center or whether he has been to Iraq or who his preacher happens to be and say. The point is he is becoming another political puppet and our nation at this point in history cannot survive another puppet. We have had 28 years of puppets and have seen our democracy crumble. Another four years and the greatest governmental experiment in history will be rendered lost, if it is not already.
As the two main candidates stand McCain is the better choice if you are wanting the decline to continue as he has proved he will do as he is told. The media portrays him as a Maverick, but he has always fallen in line with the masters. Obama is learning, having voted for every piece of legislation desired by the Power Elite. Yes, he even voted to favor wiretapping and to give the telephone companies immunity!
But the campaigns go on with each giving rhetoric about what they will do about the “war” in Iraq, healthcare, the economy, the price of gasoline, guns, abortion, and the host of other campaign standbys, but neither dare speak about what really needs to take place in order to keep our country in the hands of the people – restoring the Constitution, restoring the process of government thus redistributing the powers and authority of the Three Branches – Legislative, Judicial, and Executive, building up the sagging dollar, stopping the Security and Prosperity Partnership that is scheduled for 2010.
There have been candidates who have attempted to approach those topics but the media propagandists took care of them by not giving them any air time in which to make their message to the voting public. Dennis Kucinich was given less than 5 minutes in the last debate he was allowed in and was even completely passed over on the question about Iraq.
It was a frustrating thing to watch as during those debates, the only “face time” Kucinich was given on the major networks, he received the greatest number of applause. His greatest problem – he was for those things not being discussed. Oh he had a plan for healthcare, but it would not fall into the fascist, corporate profit, mold we are being driven to as he would take 15% of the money allocated to the military to pay for a single payer healtcare plan for every man, woman, and child in the United States. A plan that would cost the taxpayer no additional money. It really would not have cost the military anything either as they “lose” more than that amount that they cannot account for, thus they didn't need it. (At last account there is over $4 Trillion that cannot be accounted for in the Pentagon's books since the present jackals came to office).
The process of government has been broken for a number of years but has been totally decimated in these past 7 years to the point where we are at the mercy of a single person, the president, or more aptly named the dictator. Presently, at the whim of the President, a “national emergency” can be called, thus invoking martial law and total control over the nation by the President.
Our problem is we have no candidate who is wanting to get us back on course toward a democracy as both of the major offerings continue to lead us in the direction of guns, abortion, etc. to keep our minds off of what really needs to take place. If we continue on the same train we will have only what the power elite want us to have and that is more of the same poor, but expensive, healthcare, on-going wars, an education system that doesn't develop leaders but instead puts out failures whose only chance in life is to join the military as most middle class jobs have been lost to the “free trade” agreements, an environment where individuals must be ever so cautious as to what they say and who they gather with for fear of getting on some “list” the government has come up with, our monetary system will include a new currency to combat the Euro, the Security and Prosperity Partnership will be expanded to first include Central and South America, then will join forces with the European Union to form a global government run by the Power Elite.
We're well on the way and there is nobody allowed to take a stand on stopping it. Obama is not moving to the center, he is merely learning to be a puppet. He even wears the flag pin to show he is learning.
We, the people have not been given a “peoples' choice” for many decades. In recent years we had several who have come out advocating change back to a democracy. Howard Dean even tried to tell the people that “we are the power”, but he was portrayed as a “nut case” by the corporate media gerbils. Kucinich is another victim of trying to inform the people. There have been others, Ron Paul, Mike Gravel, to name but two.