At the end of this week, I got to watch two historic moments. No, not the new movie that came out. The acceptance speech of Barack Obama and the Vice Presidential choice of Sarah Palin. At some times, these moments made me laugh at the absurdity of the whole thing we call politics, at other times, it almost made me want to puke.
And I am going to protest. I have had enough of politics, instead of people, ruling this country. O-bomb-a's class warfare is gross. McCain's gender card is disgusting.
Historic moments; yes. Worthy of anyone's vote; no. Don't get me wrong. The first major party black nominee is a major event, as is a brilliant Republican strategy like nominating Palin as a VP.
Communist Class Warfare.
Barack Hussein Obama's speech show has has a very thorough grasp of Marxist political philosophy. All throughout his speech I heard stuff like "we shouldn't raise taxes on working people," and, somehow, rich people from Bill Gates to Bill O'Reilly are no longer considered "working."
The Communist Manifesto was in fact not a book dedicated exclusively to political philosophy. It was also dedicated to political strategy. Marx's idea for getting communism to infect a country was to get the poor people to basically become more and more jealous of the rich people. (he called it become more and more oppressed, but we all know what he meant.)
This is the time when we are going to decide whether people are human-doings or human-beings. Hopefully Obama isn't.
Probably the most insightful thing I've heard on the elections was when I was talking to a friend at church who said something to the extent of "I don't pay attention to the campaigns; God determines who gets elected." Absolutely right. But I still think campaigns are useful for a little comic relief every now and then. For example, this:
"Senator Hillary Clinton... showed such determination and grace in her presidential campaign."
Wow. That's hillary-ous. Besides being another example of obvious kung-fu pandering, it is laughable to hear her talking about Clinton's "grace" during the campaign.
Door Number Three.
For those of you who actually value the constitution and are disgusted by both the policy, there are other options. Third Party candidates, prior to the civil war, where an incredibly viable alternative when majoritarian views overshadowed the truth. Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln and many others were elected as "third-party" candidates in their day.
Today, we actually have some good third party choices. World Magazine provided a brief introduction to three constitutional candidates, and then Ralf Nader (who knows where to put him?). So, google these three choices:
"But wait, Brian. I can't vote for these guys. I mean, if a pervert like Obama wins the elections, what will Americans do but cry?" Let's put this into perspective. Elections are short term accomplishments. Revolutions are long term processes. I think that was Ron Paul who said that. It's absolutely right. In the long term, an Obama presidency will be just fine, but comprising for the sake of expediency will not.
What if Obama Wins?
Every Reagan has his Carter. People and pundits need a glaring example of why we didn't choose socialism in this country. If Obama is elected he will NOT be able to fix the economy. He will NOT be able to restore peace to the world. Because presidents don't rule the government - yet. In fact, his liberal ideology will only make it worse if anything.
Joesph Farah has written a book entitled None of the Above, which expreses this generally spirit. He was absolutely right when he wrote this in a recent WND column:
"It is principally because of my strong belief in the Constitution that I am urging Americans this year not to vote for either major-party candidate – because neither Barack Obama nor John McCain understand, appreciate and revere the charter that serves as the very basis for our unique form of government. ...
"It's time for resistance. It's time for rebellion. It's time for radicalism. It's time to start saying "no" to the bad choices we are being handed by the system. It's time to change from a spirit of compliance to government to a spirit of obedience to higher to God and the Constitution that limits the authority of government."