I would ask you to read this excerpt from a recent essay by Dr. Victor Davis Hanson.
… there are new monsters in America, and I am starting to wonder whether I am to be considered among them: those of the uninvolved and uninformed lives, the bar-raisers, the downright mean ones, the never deserving of respect ones, the Vegas junketeers, the Super Bowl jet setters, the tuition stealers, the faux-Christians who do not pay higher taxes, the too much income makers, the tormenters of autistic children, the polluters, the enemies deserving of punishment, the targets to bring a gun against, the faces to get in front of, the limb-loppers, the tonsil pullers, the fat cats, the corporate jet owners, the one-percenters, the stupidly acting, the not paying their fair sharers, the discriminators on the “way you look,” the alligator raisers and moat builders, the vote deniers, the clingers, the typical-something persons, the hunters of kids at ice cream parlors, the stereotypers and profilers, the cowards, the lazy and soft, the non-spreaders of money, the not-my-people people, the Tea party racists, the not been perfect and mistake makers, the disengaged and the dictating, the not-the-time-to-profiteers, the ones who did not know when to quit making money, and on and on.
I would ask you to read that paragraph again, and let it sink in, and then read the full essay from Dr. Hanson.
When I first read this essay, and especially the paragraph listed above, I began to wonder and worry at a different level.
In the above paragraph, Dr. Hanson encapsulates a portion; a significant yet sadly an incomplete portion of the attack Americans of nearly all strips have endured for the last 3+ years under President Barack Obama and his following, including the First Lady. Dr. Hanson is a farmer from a long line of farmers cultivating the fields in the central valley of California. Dr. Hanson is also a noted scholar, teacher, historian and author specializing in the ancient classical civilizations of the middle east. In short, Dr. Hanson is a solid American citizen with much insight as to the direction of the nation. And he is fearful.
I don’t see Dr. Hanson’s essay as political in any way, but rather a plea and a warning from a “watchman on the wall”, looking out for and warning of dangers on the horizon or at the gate, and even within the walls.
I’ve been characterizing Barack Obama as “not a good man”, but really, what kind of man is he? He’s not a good man, I’m convinced of that, but does “bad” fully capture him? No, there seems to be something much deeper, more sinister than just “not a good man”.
What I am seeing in Barack Obama is a man that carries the marks of an evil man, and a leader who carries the marks of a despot.
If I’ve crossed a line here I hope it is because I recognize that a line has been crossed by another. A line that needs to be identified and drawn, a line that will expose a despot and tyrant and allow this great nation to resume it’s place as the greatest nation on God’s green earth.