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A Lame Duck’s Lethal Legacies

I don’t think any readers need a refresher
lesson in the many ways President Barack Obama has strived to “transform”
America, beginning with his first day in office in 2008. His latest action is
the appointment of a Muslim of The University of Memphis’ Leadership Education
and Development (LEAD) program. Graduate Fatima Noor has been appointed special
assistant in the Office of the Director for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration
Services in the Department of Homeland Security. Before
It’s News
on August 31st reported: 
She majored in
psychology with minors in Spanish and international relations. She recently
completed a month-long research fellowship in psychology hosted by
Carnegie-Mellon and the University of Pittsburgh; her research will be ongoing
for this program. Noor was a leader in many honor societies at the U of M. She
has done volunteer work with World Relief Memphis and the Tennessee Immigrant
and Refugee Rights Coalition.
What a perfect choice to help accelerate
the colonization of America with Muslims (do you really think she’s going to
advocate increasing the immigration of Caucasian Danes, Britons, Frenchmen,
Germans and so on into the U.S.?), and, because she “minored” in Spanish,
advocate the further relaxation of the immigration rules for illegal aliens
from south of the border.
The latest administration tactic has been a
refusal to enact a travel ban from countries stricken with Ebola, which, in
deliberate defiance of all rational medical advice (and in conscious violation
of his oath
of office
to protect the U.S.), will increase the probability of the beginning
of an epidemic of the disease in this country. Reuters
reported on October 18th:
Obama made plain he
is not currently planning to give in to demands from some lawmakers for a ban
on travelers from the worst-hit countries.
“We can’t just
cut ourselves off from West Africa,” Obama said in his weekly radio
address. “Trying to seal off an entire region of the world – if that were
even possible – could actually make the situation worse,” he said.
The worst Ebola
outbreak on record has killed more than 4,500 people, most of them in the West
African countries of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea.
How isolating Liberia, Sierra Leone, and
Guinea will make things worse, Obama would be at a loss to explain. Just as his
choice for an “Ebola” czar, Ron Klain, would not be able to, either. The
Washington Post reported on October 17th:
President Obama has
asked Ron
, who served as chief of staff to both Vice President Biden and former
vice president Al Gore, as his Ebola response
, according to a White House official. “He will report
directly to the president’s homeland security adviser, Lisa Monaco, and the
president’s national security adviser, Susan Rice, as he ensures that efforts
to protect the American people by detecting, isolating and treating Ebola
patients in this country are properly integrated but don’t distract from the
aggressive commitment to stopping Ebola at the source in West Africa,” a
White House official wrote in an e-mail.
Klain, 53, is a
longtime Democratic operative who served as Biden’s chief of staff from 2009 to
2011 and as Gore’s from 1995 to 1999. He helped oversee the Democratic side in
the 2000 presidential election recount as its lead lawyer, a role that Kevin
Spacey portrayed in the HBO film “Recount.”
The Federalist
reported on October 17th:
Earlier today,
President Barack Obama announced that he would be appointing Ron Klain as an
additional Ebola czar (he already had one before today). If Ron Klain sounds familiar
to you, it’s because he has a long political pedigree. He has no medical,
scientific, or federal agency administrative expertise, but he has a whole lot
of political experience.
In January of 2011,
Klain stepped down as chief of staff for Vice President Joe Biden. Before that,
Ron Klain was a well-connected Washington lobbyist. According to Senate
lobbying disclosure records, Klain’s clients included Fannie Mae, U.S. Airways,
Time Warner, CIGNA, and Imclone.
Klain also worked
as chief of staff for former Vice President Al Gore, Janet Reno, the Senate
Democratic Leadership Committee, and the Senate Judiciary Committee. But that’s
not all! Ron Klain did debate prep for both Obama and former president Bill
Clinton. And if that weren’t enough, Klain was also general counsel of Al
Gore’s election recount committee in 2000.
No one should be surprised that a career
Democratic wonk, with no medical background except perhaps to take Tylenol or a
cold medicine, would be appointed the “Ebola response coordinator.” This is
tantamount to appointing gaffe-happy Vice President Joe Biden to manage a
linear accelerator program or as an assistant Attorney General in the
Department of Justice. Well, the latter might actually work out, given Eric
Holder’s reign of lawlessness in that agency.
In the meantime, Jonathan Strong of
Breitbart Big Government on October 19th, reported under the headline, “Exclusive:
Obama Administration Quietly Prepares ‘Surge’ Of Millions Of New Immigrant IDs
Despite no official action from the president ahead of the election, the
Obama administration has quietly begun preparing to issue millions of work
authorization permits, suggesting the implementation of a large-scale executive
amnesty may have already begun.
Unnoticed until now, a draft
for bids issued by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
(USCIS) Oct. 6 says potential vendors must be capable of handling a “surge”
scenario of 9 million id cards in one year “to support possible future
immigration reform initiative requirements.”
The request for proposals says the agency will need a minimum of four
million cards per year. In the “surge,” scenario in 2016, the agency would need
an additional five million cards – more than double the baseline annual amount
for a total of 9 million.  “The
guaranteed minimum for each ordering period is 4,000,000 cards. The estimated
maximum for the entire contract is 34,000,000 cards,” the document
This is an “open borders” policy for not
only illegal aliens, but for the Ebola virus. In response to a
Rule of Reason
reader’s confusion over why many white America and British
females abruptly convert to Islam and express a wish to enlist in ISIS’s
campaign of terror, rape, looting, and conquest, and how Leftists and so-called
“feminists” are blind or indifferent to the ideological conflicts between Islam
and the Left, I replied:
The king of
anti-white culture is, of course, Obama. There is no other credible motive for
or purpose to his vicious policy of open borders to Mexicans, South Americans,
Somalians, Muslims of every ethic variety, but to dissolve “white” culture.
That makes him the supreme racist. He has expressed indifference to the plight
of the Yazidis, because they’re “sort of white,” and has said little or nothing
about the ISIS policy of raping their women and killing their men. The Yazidis
are, I’m certain, as bonkers about their religion as Muslims are about theirs.
But they are truly a minority not really declaring jihad against all
non-Yazidis. However, no one is brave enough to state in public that Obama is a
racist, as much of one was Rev. Jeremiah Wright or Louis Farrakhan (or Al
Sharpton, a frequent visitor to the White House, and Jesse Jackson).

The whole Progressive agenda, birthed by and in lockstep with that policy, is
also anti-white, anti-European, anti-West. Aged former-leftists, like David
Horowitz, were “red diaper babies.” They’re the neo-cons now, siding with
“patriotic” religionists and other parties (including much of the Tea Party).
Their younger brethren are still leftists, but I call them the “Pampers
Babies,” raised by liberal and left-leaning parents from the 1950’s onward, and
suitably brainwashed or at least lobotomized in their critical faculties in
their college years by professors and academics who took their cues from the
Frankfurt School and other, virulent, imported cultural philosophies.
(Parenthetically, this importation of those bad ideas to America began a bit
after the Civil War, when Americans returned from their education, especially
what they picked up in Germany.)

So, they’re not going to look askance at the rape culture of Islam – that would
be “cultural imperialism” or the like – but will natter on about the alleged
campus “rape culture.” That’s what they’ve been taught. They’re virtually
reason-proof. The verities of political correctness, as far as their stunted
minds are concerned, are engraved in stone. And, of course, a “rape culture”
can’t be pinned on anyone but males, especially white males. Blacks are largely
exempt from the charge, even though blacks have committed the most horrific crimes
against white males and females. Those crimes get little or no media coverage.
To report on them risks the charge of “racism.”

The violation of their principles by Islam bothers them not a whit, because to
criticize Islam on that point would also be seen as Western hubris and

Bad ideas – and especially bad ideas imparted by parents and schools – can work
their insidious ways into the minds of the young. They’re mostly defenseless.
Many of them grow up to be passive yeah-sayers to every and any altruist idea
(aka Leftist), or become activists of one stripe or another. They’re like the
Muslims who protest their innocence regarding the atrocities committed by their
activist coreligionist jihadists; they don’t commit the crimes, but don’t
object to their being committed either, their protestations that ISIS et al.
have nothing to do with Islam to the contrary notwithstanding.

For example, celebrating Columbus Day is
slowly being tossed into the memory hole of political correctness. In his
Capitalism Magazine article of October 12th, “Let’s
Take Back Columbus Da
y,” Thomas Bowden noted:
however, an embarrassed, guilty silence descends on the nation each Columbus
Day. We’ve been taught that Columbus opened the way for rapacious European
settlers to unleash a stream of horrors on a virgin continent: slavery, racism,
warfare, epidemic, and the cruel oppression of Indians.
This modern
view of Columbus represents an unjust attack upon both our country and the
civilization that made it possible. Western civilization did not originate
slavery, racism, warfare, or disease–but with America as its exemplar, that
civilization created the antidotes. How? By means of a set of core ideas that
set Western civilization apart from all others: reason and individualism.
Demonstrating how virulent by unnoticed accretion
Progressive ideas can be as they poison America, Seattle Portland, OR, and Minneapolis
have renamed Columbus Day “Indigenous People’s Day,” referring to North American
Indians, who before Columbus discovered America or brought the continent to
European attention, lived in a state of primitive barbarism and stagnation. A
CNN report
of October 13th reports:
Columbus Day often
brings to mind the Nina, the Pinta and the Santa Maria. This Monday, some
cities and states would rather you think of the Sioux, the Suquamish and the
Chippewa. For the first time this year, Seattle and Minneapolis will recognize
the second Monday in October as “Indigenous People’s Day.” The cities
join a growing list of jurisdictions choosing to shift the holiday’s focus from
Christopher Columbus to the people he encountered in the New World and their
modern-day descendants.
The Seattle City
Council voted last week to reinvent the holiday to celebrate
“the thriving cultures and values of Indigenous Peoples in our
region.” The Minneapolis City Council approved a similar measure in April “to reflect upon
the ongoing struggles of Indigenous people on this land, and to celebrate the
thriving culture and value that Dakota, Ojibwa and other indigenous nations add
to our city.”
The Romans likewise “discovered” the
British Isles and brought civilization to it. The indigenous peoples there were
the Iceni and a few dozen other Celtic tribes,
who similarly lived in primitive barbarity.  I doubt a “Boadicea Day” is celebrated in Britain.
 (Although the Iceni
was once honored on British coinage, and there is a statue of her
near the Houses of Parliament.)
So, as the Obama Administration winds down
in terms of the calendar, one can be certain that he will stick his “transformation”
agenda with more outrageous executive actions, bypassing Congress and in effect
flipping off Americans and this country.
Muslims and illegals aren’t the only ones
seeking to invest and conquer our country. Look to the man in the White House. If
there is any justice, his legacy name should be “President Pathogen,”
the pathogens being both human and bacteriological. 


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  1. Unknown

    An exceptional blog. Brilliantly written, laid bare and undeniably unnerving to the complacent.(Parenthetically most of us are in denial)
    One of my favorite offerings on the net.
    Seriously I'm dazzled by your mastery of the language.Almost clinical.
    PS.What do you think of an alternative to the two party system, three in Canada with a handle of NPA. The No Party Affiliation (party) Yes there was alcohol.

  2. Edward Cline

    If a three-party system will work for the U.S., then I'm all for it.

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