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The Democracy Initiative: a Coup in Plain Sight
The American Thinker ^ | January 20, 2013 | Clarice Feldman

Posted on 01/20/2013 7:17:31 AM PST by Mrs. Don-o

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FTA: "This is a coup. And we've relied on cowards, charlatans, or know-nothings on "our" side to help push back against it."

The whole article is much, much better than this excerpt. Go back and check it out. A long read, but an essential one.

1 posted on 01/20/2013 7:17:40 AM PST by Mrs. Don-o
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To: Mrs. Don-o

Absolutely spot on, and well worth the time to read.

We are in a war, no two ways about it. Bipartisanship is dead, the left has no use for us (except to pay the bills).

Unless we fight back, now, and hard, we face a bleak future of servitude.


2 posted on 01/20/2013 7:30:21 AM PST by Tigerized ("..and whack 'em, and whack 'em, and whack 'em!' cried the Toad in ecstasy." (continuing in 2013))
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To: Tigerized

The GOP needs to wake up and recognize that the democrats are plotting their political extermination and subsequent totalitarian governance.


3 posted on 01/20/2013 7:32:09 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Tigerized
Progressives play to win, conservatives not so much. Makes you wonder if the GOPe are not co-conspirators with the Rats.
4 posted on 01/20/2013 7:35:00 AM PST by buckalfa (Tilting at Windmills)
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To: PapaBear3625; glorgau; freedomson; livius; muawiyah; cripplecreek; Paladin2; KeyLargo; ...

This is scary but we have to recognize that the current situation represents the end game in a century long effort to deconstruct the form of government the founders gave us - our constitutional republic.

The whole point of the constitution is to preserve individual liberty by limiting the scope of government. Almost no Americans today understand that the federal government has no legitimate authority outside of the areas designated to it by the constitution - the “enumerated powers.”

The whole purpose of the progressive agenda is to end all meaningful constitutional limits on government power. In fact, as interpreted by liberals the meaning of “progressive” is “progressing past the outdated and now absurd constitution.”

We need to recognize that we are down to the point of no return in the fight to preserve liberty. If we loose the next couple of years it will be lost for generations, probably forever.


5 posted on 01/20/2013 7:35:51 AM PST by Mrs. Don-o ("Without justice, what else is the State but a great band of robbers?" - St. Augustine of Hippo)
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To: Mrs. Don-o

If this is a coup in plain sight, than what would calling for a Constitutional Convention be?


6 posted on 01/20/2013 7:36:48 AM PST by theBuckwheat
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To: Mrs. Don-o
I think this is one of the things that is most important for our side to learn.

Alinsky Rule 1: "Power is not only what you have, but what an opponent thinks you have".

The left thrives on perception and illusion and we need to force fact to light.
7 posted on 01/20/2013 7:40:01 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Mrs. Don-o
Full agreement Mrs. Don-o.
8 posted on 01/20/2013 7:42:40 AM PST by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: Mrs. Don-o
This week from CBS political director John Dickerson:

“The president who came into office speaking in lofty terms about bipartisanship and cooperation can only cement his legacy if he destroys the GOP. If he wants to transform American politics, he must go for the throat.”

9 posted on 01/20/2013 7:44:15 AM PST by AU72
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To: Mrs. Don-o

Here is a link to the original article. The link in AmericanThinker is dead - imagine that?

http://freebeacon.com/a-conspiracy-so-immense/


10 posted on 01/20/2013 7:47:59 AM PST by broken_arrow1 (I regret that I have but one life to give for my country - Nathan Hale "Patriot")
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To: Mrs. Don-o
Obama's network of special-interest groups has been noted many times.

Here's an example from last August.

11 posted on 01/20/2013 7:50:42 AM PST by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: broken_arrow1

Here is another interesting link...http://contest.joefossinstitute.strutta.com/entries


12 posted on 01/20/2013 7:51:14 AM PST by csmusaret (I will give Obama credit for one thing- he is living proof that familiarity breeds contempt.)
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To: Mrs. Don-o; ProgressingAmerica; SunkenCiv

Bookmarking to read later. Thanks for posting!


13 posted on 01/20/2013 7:56:25 AM PST by EdReform (Oath Keepers - Guardians of the Republic - Honor your oath - Join us: www.oathkeepers.org)
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To: Mrs. Don-o

That sums it up.

And it’s also no accident that the favorite “religion” of these people is Islam, which is a theocratic religion that would give the government all power over every aspect of the individual’s life. It was, after all, designed by its founder to reinforce and solidify his secular conquests of neighboring people by taking over every aspect of their lives and making secular law into religious law and vice versa.

That’s the secret behind the attack on the Church: as always, it is the only thing that confronts the State and preserves the sphere of the individual conscience, and therefore it is the only stumbling block for complete government takeover.

The Founders thought they were writing these protections into the Constitution, and it did indeed work for many years. But in a sense, it only worked as long as people had an outside source of morality and ethics and individual identity (which the Founders had assumed they would). Over the last 100 years (particularly accelerated from the 1960s on) we have seen the utilitarian “morality” of the state steadily replacing everything else, and it has been very easy for the enemies of the Constitution to pick off parts of it one at a time.

But now we’re facing an unabashed, full-frontal assault on it and the principles behind it, and they’re not even pretending their objective is anything other than getting rid of this “outdated document” and setting up the Moloch of government in its place.


14 posted on 01/20/2013 7:56:45 AM PST by livius
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To: buckalfa

“Progressives play to win, conservatives not so much. Makes you wonder if the GOPe are not co-conspirators with the Rats.”

“It’s starting to look more and more like the GOP is just
a false front of opposition to communist takeover of the
U.S.” Slambat.


15 posted on 01/20/2013 7:58:51 AM PST by Slambat (The right to keep and bear arms. Anything one man can carry, drive or pull.)
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To: Mrs. Don-o
How much money will they throw into their effort?

Obomas stimulus package will go a long way. He stole enough from the American taxpayer to cover it all.
This is why no one knows where the money went. He needed it to pay for his own private army - today, they're better funded and better armed than the American military.

(I don't all think those Fast and Furious weapons went to Mexico, because the Mexican government isn't getting involved in the scandal at all. Add to that the ammo he's been shipping around the country...for some reason....)

Remember - the democrats have run out of other peoples money. If we weren't printing monopoly money as fast a speeding bullets right now, our economy wouldn't exist. Their printing of fake money can't go on forever. (Other nations are starting to notice our cash being watered down at a record pace, and they want their gold sent back to their own countries.)

16 posted on 01/20/2013 8:03:33 AM PST by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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...than what would calling for a Constitutional Convention be?

A disaster.

17 posted on 01/20/2013 8:11:51 AM PST by MileHi ( "It's coming down to patriots vs the politicians." - ovrtaxt)
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To: Tigerized
Unless we fight back, now, and hard, we face a bleak future of servitude.

Politically and financially, yes. Physically, no. If even one person on the right acts out, Oboma will take full advantage of the wonderful crises he's been handed.
So far, all the shooters are registered democrats, or their parents are democrats or activists. No one on the left could blame their actions on us or our beliefs - which is why only guns are being discussed. The shooters themselves don't exist, because if we talked about them, the "democrat" truth would get out to the general public.
You know if a TEA party member accidentally hit someone in the head with their elbow, the TEA party would be severely attacked for it 24/7. The MSM would be demanding the violent behavior be stopped! They'd completely ignore the weapon, the accidental elbow.

18 posted on 01/20/2013 8:13:57 AM PST by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: Mrs. Don-o
We need to recognize that we are down to the point of no return in the fight to preserve liberty. If we loose the next couple of years it will be lost for generations, probably forever.

Call me an optimist,BUT....
I believe in gut instinct. I believe the veil will be lifted on these leftists. I think there's going to be an awaking. Something is going to happen, and the left will finally be exposed for what it is.
Yeah, yeah, we keep hoping for this and it never happens, but this time seems different.

I have no idea what's going to happen, but, ironically, I think it will have more to do with the young people than the old. Even though they've never been taught history, and they've all been indoctrinated into socialism, I think they're going to notice the socialism/communism is not the best thing for them. I think they're going to want what their parents had. They're going to crave "the good old days" of their childhood. They won't be happy living with the lefts perpetual diet of butter flavored lard and stale bread forever. They're going to want to live.

I think people are getting frustrated. Oboma is not only taking away freedoms, he's taking away comforts, too. Socialism/communism can't and will never be able to afford to provide them with what they had before Oboma and his demonic army took it all away from them.

19 posted on 01/20/2013 8:33:15 AM PST by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: Mrs. Don-o

All communists/progressives must Hang!

BUMP!


20 posted on 01/20/2013 8:34:36 AM PST by JDoutrider
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