Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Glory and praise to our dear leader

I've never been the guy who believes that bashing the president, or a presidential candidate excessively gets us anywhere. However, I watched these two videos and I must say that the experience terrified me to the very depths of my soul...

In this rather unique video, young children sing praise to Barack Obama and talk of how spectacular his presidency will be...

Now, this video is from Pyongyang, North Korea, where young children have been brainwashed into believing that their "dear leader" Kim Jong Il, is the greatest there is. His portrayal in the movie "Team America" is not all that off the mark from reality, from what I can tell.

Scared now? I know I am! I repeat, this is not about politics...these videos are creepy and I certainly hope that Barack Obama is not relying on a fast-growing cult to get him into the White House.

Is there any discernable difference between Obama's children and Kim's?


mike said...

Obama is turning out to be The Big Let-Down of ’08.
Obama kept insinuating that He is The Second Coming but every time we’ve held our breaths waiting for him to change water into wine, we’ve been disappointed. Obama kept telling us to ‘tune in next week!’ and he never delivers, the miracle never comes. There is nothing there.
Obama’s has a problem with clarity. I have systematically studied both his autobiographies and I still don’t know what kind of man I’m dealing with. When he was first showcased on TV, my interest was aroused. I used to find Obama enigmatic, but now he just comes off as vacuous, empty.
Obama’s two books address the questions of “Journey of Discovery to Where?” and “Who Am I?” We can all relate to such pondering. But Obama does not give us an answer. If he has found the answer since publishing those two books two years ago then he hasn’t told us yet.
McCain has been on a longer and harder personal journey. There can be nothing more extreme than surviving daily torture for five years. Can you imagine that? To be beaten day-in and day-out, starved, your hands and legs bound by chains? McCain already knows what he can take, and humbly knows where he breaks. Every man and woman has a breaking point. It is very human. McCain already knows his, even though he held out as long as he could.
What trials or stories of human devastation has Obama endured? I can’t imagine being Black in America is an easy thing. But Obama was raised in Polynesia by white grandparents and then went on to Harvard, community service, the Senate, and now the presidency. Obama’s journey seems to have been very easy. His skin color opened all the right doors for him instead of slamming them shut. Obama didn’t march against segregation. Obama didn’t fight for affirmative action. He planted no tree. He carried no water for that tree. Obama has just come along and picked the fruits. That is easy street. This is not a great American story. This is not a triumph of will over adversity. This is a story of baby-boomer entitlement. This is the story of the yuppy next door. These stories are a dime a dozen on aisle 3 at Whole Foods.
You may agree or disagree with McCain but at least you know where he stands. He has a long track record to judge him by. McCain has a long list of hits and misses. He has made mistakes (like us all) but that is because he had been trying to do things and change things all his life. Obama markets himself as the candidate with an unblemished record, but that is only because he doesn’t have a record. We have nothing to judge Obama by. All he gives us is his word and we are supposed to put all our trust in his future promises. But these promises keep changing: Obama has produced two contradictory promises on Iraq, two contradictory promises on NAFTA, and two contradictory promises on taxes. Are we supposed to judge him by the original promise he made, or by his most recent one? The candidate who flows with the changing winds of polls is the lightweight. That much we know.
I feel very embarrassed for buying into the Obama phenomena. Maybe now that the weather is changing I see things in a new light. I feel sheepish for falling for the marketing pitch. Where do I go to get a refund?
I think that many voters like me are looking for clarity in our next president. I feel I know what kind of man McCain is, and that I can trust him. McCain gets my vote.

Average American said...

You were right C.H., this clip was scary, and despicable! How can parents allow there young children to be used like that. They should be smacked up side the head!

Mike, you have no need to feel embarassed. Millions of his followers are still following that airbag. At least you came to your senses BEFORE November. I hope the millions of others and the rest of the country don't have to find out the hard way just how empty that glass is.

C.H. said...

I agree with AA...I'm afraid that this cult-like phenomenan might not go away before election day, and Obama's supporters will be in for a rude awakening when he fails to deliver and turns out to be the empy suit that many (like us) have warned that he is.

Mike, it can be tough to resist someone who calls for "change and hope". Who doesn't want that? The problem is that Obama is not the person who can bring change...McCain can. Siding with the far-left on every vote (as Obama has done) is not change in my book.

Let's be positive...there's still a month before election day. After Palin and McCain have been hatcheted by SNL, NBC, and many others, an independent group should put these two videos together in an Ad. People need to see what's going on here.

Am I right?

Average American said...

You are right about the ad C.H. That clip reminds me of Jonestown, just before the kids were forced to drink the "koolaid". I think even the liberals old enough to remember that tragedy would be repulsed by this shameful display.

C.H. said...

That's true...I have not been able to find one positive review of this nonsense of youtube. Obama's camp assumed people would find this "cute" but instead its just creepy.

BTW, I was in San Francisco today and they have posters of the "dear leader" Obama hanging on the walls of buildings, in shops and restaurants, and on every other vehicle passing through the streets. People are even walking around with his picture plastered on their shirts!!

Frightening. This behavior makes me miss New Hampshire.