Flagwaver sends us his thoughts on an article in World Truth TV entitled “Obama Gives Himself Control of all Communication Systems in America“;
I’ve seen this movie before. A supposedly pliable senator is elected into a position of command by his friends in the senate, believing him to be easily manipulated. When he is in charge, he sets the senate against themselves by doing "what needs to be done" for the people.
Some question his motives, but they are shouted down by others who claim they need to look at the bigger picture. When they question the bigger picture, they are shouted down as being against the man and not the policies.
Eventually, during the crisis that has arisen, the leader creates a private army. This army is different from the regular military, as it is answerable directly to the leader and nobody else. This army is well armed, well trained, and responsible for upholding the peace and security of the Republic during the turbulent times.
Some question why he would need a non-military fighting force, but he calms their fears by telling them it is just for the crisis and he will return the power to the senate when the crisis is abated.
Time goes on, and the leader begins unilaterally voting himself ever-increasing power. Some question him, and are shouted down by his supporters who are reaping the benefits of that power. The people question him, but they are told that they are being kept safe and should just go about their lives.
Their safety is taking a more drastic change, though. No longer are they able to go where they want, when they want. They must not be screened by the private army and carry their papers with them to provide whenever they are asked. They lose their freedoms and are subjected to random searches that are for "safety" of both themselves and their homes. Their weapons are confiscated and their persona violated by this army.
Some see the truth and attempt to intercede in the course of events they see coming. They are the learned, the patriotic, and the vigilant. However, the leader sees them and tells the Republic they are the threat. The true threat, which was at one point a threat, is quickly forgotten in lieu of this "new enemy."
That is when the leader, whose origins and motives are far from the safety and security of the republic, makes his move. Overnight, due to a crisis that he caused through covert action, takes complete control. This event is so horrific as to put the past horrors by the forgotten enemy to shame.
The leader moves in to protect the republic with his army. The "new threat" is blamed and the army arrests them. Those who support the "new threat" are informed upon by their friends and neighbors, to help the leader maintain peace. The army, now tasked with leading the law enforcement and military, clamp down on them all, arresting those who stand against the leader’s grab for power.
Now, the senate can see what they have created, but it is too late. They have no power; it was all given to the leader. They are disbanded by the leader, as one more step to security of the republic. However, there are still walls in the way of the leader.
He reorganizes the republic into something different, with him as the supreme ruler. The constitutions of the republic are sent to a museum as he decided what freedoms are given to whom. The people, like sheep because of social welfare programs, support him as long as he gives them what they want. His supporters are rewarded with power over the new regions within this new political monster. And freedom, that which he claimed to support, are taken in lieu of his new found power.
This may sound like something from Star Wars, and it really is. However, it is also from history. Hitler’s rise in the Weimar Republic to become the Third Reich. The Caliphs rise in Byzantium to become the Ottoman Empire. The Caesar’s rise in the Roman Republic to become the Roman Empire. And now, it appears that our President is going for the same thing.
Then again, I am just one of those who is targeted as a malcontent. I am a veteran of the military, a member of a subversive political organization (Tea Party), and an owner of firearms. I know that I am on the target list and will be one of the first to be taken when the power grab happens. But, what about you?