Michael Oberndorf
The aging New Left
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By Michael Oberndorf
August 20, 2012

In the 1960s, the left experienced a resurgence, financed mostly by Moscow through a variety of front groups, and focused on American college campuses. Ever-so-intellectual, they dubbed themselves the New Left, suggesting that they had taken a quantum leap beyond the monolithic bureaucracy of Stalin, and even transcending the moral incentives of Mao. They identified with the dashing, romantic Cuban revolutionaries Fidel Castro and Che Guevarra. Oddly, somewhere along the way, they missed the fact that these people were mass murderers who made Hitler look like an amateur chump.

The neo-Marxist philosophy they concocted had no specific goals, other than full adoption of Third World Anti-colonialism, and destroying the existing capitalist state. It was taken on faith that socialist institutions would naturally be created by the freed proletariat, with no previous planning, as if by miracle or magic. Hmmm...Saul Alinsky was one of the New Left's prophets, and had numerous followers in Academia, such as Cloward and Piven at Columbia, where Barry claims to have been a student. In any case, this is the milieu the current occupant of the White House was raised in, and what he clearly still believes today.

The Left has always been a haven for misfits, ne'er-do-wells, and people with myriad psychological disorders. Dopers and boozers like Barry Soetoro found a place where they didn't feel out of step with the rest of the world — it was the rest of the world that was out of step with them. They could don the mantle of Revolutionary and immediately become 10 feet tall, bullet-proof, and invisible. Looking at the makeup of the current administration, especially in its upper misleadership, and the policies and legislation they have produced makes it eminently clear that many of these people have never gotten beyond this level.

For reasons that are not at all clear, and therefore make me very suspicious, far too many conservatives adamantly refuse to admit that Barak Hussein Obama is, by his own admissions and open associations, a New Left Marxist, albeit a knee-jerk one. His destruction of the economy, his looting to the Treasury and redistribution of trillions to his fascist backers in the international banking community, his nationalizing of healthcare, the financial markets, and the auto industry, his ratcheting up of all sorts of regulations, especially environmental ones, aimed at shutting down our ability to produce energy, his total lack of effort to bring down unemployment are not the result of incompetence. Au contraire. From a New Left point of view, this has been the intention all along: do the greatest harm to the capitalist state in the shortest period of time, and they've done a damn fine job of it.

In addition, they have taken great strides toward undermining the Constitution, and laying the statutory groundwork for transferring virtually unlimited power to the executive branch, making Congress an irrelevant footnote to history. They have ignored the courts, lowest to highest, selectively enforced the laws that are supposed to be applied equally, refused to prosecute blatant violations when it didn't suit their political agenda, and have been allowed to get away with every bit of it. Even Holder's Contempt of Congress is being allowed to get brushed aside as a "distraction."

And lest we forget, B. Hussein promised his butch, rough-trade buddy Putin that "after my election" he will be in a position to have Leon Panetta over at the Department of Surrender, unilaterally destroy our nuclear arsenal.

Half of the Cabinet and their second and third rank appointees, and the "president" and all of his staff and "czars" should be under indictment, but not one is. There has never — repeat, never — been such rampant, unbridled, unabashed corruption in the history of American government. As the Ministry of Propaganda, aka, the "mainstream" media, likes to say, "unprecedented, historic!" And damn near as guilty are the RINOs who daily turn into the see-no-evil, hear-no-evil, speak-no-evil monkeys, allowing our country to be dismantled and turned into an impoverished, Third World has-been dictatorship, right before our very, apparently wool-covered eyes.

We, the People, by all real indicators, should win the November elections in an unprecedented, historic landslide of epic proportions. When we do, we have a long, hard road ahead of us, repealing and repairing the damage done by the losers, the misfits, the psychos who have been controlling the Democrat party and Washington for the past 50 years. But it must be done, for we are teetering on a dangerous brink, and if we go over, there's no way back.

In the meantime, remember this truth and apply it: The price of Liberty is eternal vigilance.

© Michael Oberndorf

 

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Michael Oberndorf

The son of a German immigrant, Michael Oberndorf is an archaeologist by profession, with a BA from Metropolitan State College of Denver, and an MA from Leicester University, in England. He's also the Chairman of the Freedom21 Legislative Committee. Over the years, he has lived and worked all over the country, and traveled in Canada, Mexico, Central and South America, Europe, Australia, and Japan. He sincerely believes in the old saying, "America, love it or leave it." Michael can be reached at: moberndorf@yahoo.com

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