Power of Story
Send a Tweet        
- Advertisement -
Exclusive to OpEdNews:
General News

Obama seeks to unite all Americans...

By       Message Mark A. Goldman     Permalink
      (Page 1 of 1 pages)
Related Topic(s): ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; (more...) , Add Tags  (less...) Add to My Group(s)

View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com

Barack Obama, as I listened to and understood his speech announcing his candidacy for President of the United States, seeks to unite all Americans--Democrats and Republicans alike--on one overriding principle TREASON.

Of course he didn't come out and say it quite like that but that was the subtext of his message and the underlying theme of his inspiring announcement. Sorry Barack, you're too late. Americans are already united under that banner.

Interestingly enough, Obama, who holds a law degree and has been a law school professor, stood up in a crowd of thousands to announce his candidacy and tell us all why he was running, i.e., what are the most pressing issues facing our nation and how is he going to address those problems.

One of the issues that never made it into his talk is whether or not it is important that American citizens be protected under the rule of Habeas Corpus or other legal principles such as the right to a fair trial, the right to be represented by an attorney, the right to know who is accusing you of a crime and what crime you are being accused of, and whether or not some Americans are above the law and immune from prosecution while others are subject to the whim of certain public officials, even if those officials may not have been legitimately elected to office.

Apparently to Barack Obama, a trained lawyer and law professor, these questions are not all that important or bothersome to most Americans. Doesn't matter that having the right to Habeas Corpus was one of the principles over which the revolutionary war was fought. No point fighting over it now was the message. Who cares? After all we have to compromise and find common ground. Apparently he was right, I only heard applause. Obama. Obama.

Well Obama is certainly in the mainstream of national thought now. Now we know for sure that TREASON is the one uniting principle that is keeping members of both parties of Congress and our Republic together. Let's not fight over trivialities.

Impeachment is off the table, the rule of law is off the table, the Constitution is off the table, but at least we have treason and each other to hold onto. And maybe we'll have health care too. Maybe.

One citizen was heard to say (me) and I suppose I am nearly alone here, that we don't have one elected representative in the House or the Senate who is qualified to be President of the United States. And we don't have anyone who is qualified to be President of the United States running for that office... at least not yet. The question is, could such a person win if he or she were running... you tell me.

On Citizenship

 

- Advertisement -

View Ratings | Rate It

Mark A. Goldman is an author, financial planner and was a candidate for president of the United States in 2008 and 2012. His new book called "Starting Over" is available for download free as a pdf file at this address: (more...)
 

Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon



Go To Commenting
The views expressed in this article are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.

Writers Guidelines

Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
- Advertisement -

Most Popular Articles by this Author:     (View All Most Popular Articles by this Author)

The TSA is a Terrorist Organization

Here's What Makes The Bible a Holy Magical Book

What You Need to Know to Save Your Ass - Part 1

I'm Supporting Rocky Anderson for President

The Next Presidential Election Will Be A Referendum: The People will Choose Tyranny or Freedom

Impeach the President, Dismantle the NSA, and Fire the top Echelon of our Military