Skip to comments.Nero in the White House [From 8/8/2011]
Posted on 09/11/2012 8:36:36 AM PDT by upchuck
Three significant historical events have been eclipsed by Obama: 1) Jimmy Carter will no longer be looked upon as the worst president in American history; 2) Richard Nixon and Bill Clinton will no longer be recognized as the greatest liars in presidential history; 3) Clintons stain on Monicas dress, and what that did to the White House in general and the office of the president specifically, will forever pale in comparison to the stain and stench of Obama.
I need not spend much time on the failure of Obama as president. His tenure has been a failure on every measurable level. So much so, in fact, that some of the staunchest, most respected liberal Democrats and Democratic supporters have not only openly criticized him some even more harshly than this essayist but they have called for him to step down.
Never in my life, inside or outside of politics, have I witnessed such dishonesty in a political leader. He is the most mendacious political figure I have ever witnessed. Even by the low standards of his presidential predecessors, his narcissistic, contumacious arrogance is unequalled. Using Obama as the bar, Nero would have to be elevated to sainthood.
Many in America wanted to be proud when the first person of color was elected president, but instead, they have been witness to a congenital liar, a woman who has been ashamed of America her entire life, failed policies, intimidation and a commonality hitherto not witnessed in political leaders. He and his wife view their life at our expense as an entitlement while Americas people go homeless, hungry and unemployed.
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In fairness, this article was posted here on FR on 8/9/2011 by Bed_Zeppelin:
Mr. Massie is one of those nasty, hateful racists. Oh, wait, he’s black. Life is so confusing.
NO not NERO but this one:
Barak Obama: America’s biggest mistake.
The title looks suspiciously like ‘racial coding” because it looks like a letter “g” is missing from the first word, and that would be offensive because it is backward-looking to a different time and vocabulary and not helping us to move “forward.”
He reminds me more of Domitian, Emperor of Rome. He proclaimed himself “divine”, a god.
In late AD 70 Domitian married Domitia Longina, daughter of the great general, Gnaeus Domitius Corbulo, whom Nero had forced to commit suicide. This marriage was troubled; their only child died young. Domitian exiled her in AD 83. Later, she was recalled to the palace where she lived until Domitian’s death. Compared to Vespasian and Titus, whose military abilities were genuine, those of Domitian were not.
As emperor, Domitian became one of Rome’s micromanagers with the economy. Shortly after taking office he raised the silver content by 12%, only to minimize it in AD 85, when the income wasn’t good enough to meet the military and public expenses. Late in AD 85 he made himself censor perpetuus, censor for life, with general supervision of conduct and morals.
Domitian may have been one of the most unpopular emperors but he had the ability to form a greater government, so he did. Domitian, with great power manipulated the senate. He ordered from the senate the respect which he thought he deserved. Later on Domitian used his power to execute specific senate members.
Domitian was repeatedly re-elected the consul, the civilian head of government. He also kept the allegiance of his troops. Many princeps were fond of Domitian, they thought of him as divine. In 89 AD, when Saturninus, the Roman commander on the Rhine, appointed himself princeps and started a rebellion. Domitian ended the rebellion in a bloodbath of executions.
He trusted no one and was very superstitious. He even had mirrors in every room so that he would know who was behind him at all times. In 18 September 96 AD he was a victim of the kind of conspiracy that he had always feared. A freedman was hired by the senate to kill him. The senate declared him “damnatio memoriae” damned in memory. The senate had everything of Domitian banished, from his bed to all records of him ever existing, including all the names he had placed on buildings./
Curious. Seems Bed_Zeppelin made his last post Christmas Eve last year to Looking Spoon, and then disappeared. Shows he is still active, IOW NOT banned, or suspended.
Hope all is well for Bed_Zeppelin.
“Ne(?)ro in the White House”
Dat’s rayciss !!
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