What Does an Obama Presidency Really Mean?

Ok, enough with the post-election gushing. I personally know a lot of Obama supporters who had lost plenty of sleep over this election and now say that they are relieved as though McCain would have taken away their children.  And now they flaunt “their” victory as though they had placed a huge bet on it. Alas, this is not a football pool. If only they had done a little more thinking about Obama’s platform and a little less blind following in a cult-like trance, they might have seen this.

Barack Obama will enable all Americans to serve:
Obama and Biden will expand AmeriCorps and the Peace Corps, engage retiring Americans, and set up an America’s Voice Initiative to send Americans who are fluent speakers of local languages to expand our public diplomacy.

Integrate service into learning:
Obama and Biden will set a goal that all middle and high school students do 50 hours of community service a year, and will establish a new tax credit that is worth $4,000 a year in exchange for 100 hours of public service a year.

So, what we have to look forward to is a fascist-style service to the State (to serve its own ends, not yours) as a condition of citizenship. Please realize that the State does not offer a choice of whether to volunteer or not. Rest assured, Obama will use every ounce of compulsion that George W Bush was able to steal away in his eight years and then some. And for those of us who choose to serve ourselves and our families first, other citizens who exhibit a predisposition toward firearm use will be close by to suggest a more collectivist mindset. But what difference would this really make, anyway? Liberty is for losers … like Ron Paul, right?


2 Responses to “What Does an Obama Presidency Really Mean?”

  1. 1 libertyvini
    November 6, 2008 at 1:45 am

    My informal survey of my liberal friends is about 2/3 enthusiastic to 1/3 wary. Contrary to the stereotype, most of them have some idea that the country is in a really bad way, and that one election isn’t going to fix it overnight. Be of good cheer.

  2. November 20, 2008 at 4:20 pm

    I awould likie to know what kind of change obama will make ,when obama is filling his cabinet with old democarates cliton,and other and other old ones.how will he make peace with middel east when they think he is a kitchen negero. and still belive he is muslem. then left the muslem s . usually when you leave that religon in the middle east they be-head you america it’s too late to wake up. you better start praying he is no god.

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