More on the 2001 DAMNING Obama audio.
Excerpt from American Thinker:
Ed Morrissey draws some conclusions:
The government does not exist to determine the acceptable level of wealth of its individual citizens. For government to assume that role, it would have to end private property rights and assume all property belonged to the State. That is classic Marxism, and as Barbara West of WFTV noted, it runs in Marx’s classic philosophy of “from each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs”. That economic direction has been an abject failure everywhere it has been tried, and in many cases resulted in famines that killed millions of people.
The RNC and the McCain campaign has to get these quotes out to the American public in the final week of this election.
Update: One more clarifying thought is in order. Barack Obama complains that the Constitution is a “charter of negative liberties”. That’s because the Constitution was intended as a limiting document, to curtail the power of the federal government vis-a-vis the states and the individual. The founders intended at the time to limit the reach of the federal government, and built the Constitution accordingly.
Barack Obama wants to reverse that entirely. And that’s radical change you’d better believe in, or else.
Obama wishes to scrap the limits placed on government powers because they get in the way of his redistributive schemes.What powers are we talking about? Private property rights for one. Since property is distributed “unequally” in Obama’s world, policies must be shaped and laws passed to deal with that situation. While he’s at it, Obama would like to trash the Bill of Rights by tossing the 9th and 10th Amendments which specifically limit the government’s powers vis a vis the people and the several states.
This is me, now.
For a “constititutional lawyer,” Obama leaves much to be desired. For instance, one must be an abject moron to believe that the Constitution does not protect the right to life. A moron, or a dangerous, radical ideologue!
Diane over at onfreedomswings nailed it: “It is not a document of ‘negative liberties.’ The Constitution protects us from a tyrannical government. Only someone who wants to lead a tyrannical government would say the above words.”
There’s still time. We cannot count on the mainstream media to get this out. It’s up to us. We need to spread the word about Obama’s spreading the wealth. The fate of the country as we know it is at stake.