Friday, September 21, 2012

Cult of Personality

It's no secret that I don't believe in big government, which means that I'm not a fan of the president.  It's also no secret that I think one of the biggest problems we have is the over-regulation caused by the always-expanding Code of Federal Regulations.  I see, by the way, that in the last 90 days, Regulations.gov is up to the biggest number of regulations in 90 days I've ever seen, 6417. 
They've been running about 6000/90 days.  Maybe they are trying to get a bunch more regulations put in place in case they get a new boss who sends them home. 

But the thing that genuinely creeps me out about the president is the cult of personality that sprung up around him.  It was there before he was elected and hasn't eased up.  I mean, there were the school kids singing his name with alternating with "umm, umm, umm", there were kids who looked almost paramilitary, there were all the hopey changey ads, the pictures with lights behind him to give a halo effect - you've seen it all.  There have been several degreed psychologists and other doctors saying they see enough evidence of narcissism to make a diagnosis. 

But the cult of personality stuff like yesterday's "Pledge Allegiance to Obama" is just going too far.  That's the fans, the rank and file Democrats, not just the Dear Leaders themselves.  Miquel down at Gun Free Zone has quite the compilation of things to look at.  Go read.  Did you know there's a Little Blue Book of Obama quotations?  I mean, considering the strong Maoists in his administration, it's not surprising they'd emulate Mao's famous Little Red Book.  Just because Mao's book was so widely used during the cultural revolution where Mao's people killed around 20 million of their fellow countrymen is no reason to think a Little Blue Book might be used here, is there?  There's no reason to think they might seriously think of killing millions of Americans, right?  I mean besides Bill Ayre's friends saying they wanted to. 

Regardless, it's creepy.
 

4 comments:

drjim said...

Way BEYOND creepy!

Anonymous said...

And voting for obamney will change this!

i'm thinkin slim pickens in dr strangelove -


YEEHAW!

itor

Worker said...

Sadly or unless I missed Rep. talking points recent, no one has explained how Romney and his party is willing to reduce the size of the Fed with it's accompaning cost(s).
My best guess is once he (if he does get in) is elected, he will be a slave to the interests which supported his election and 'the band will continue to play on'.
Give me specifics please.

Graybeard said...

This question doesn't seem to be related to this post, which was about creepy Stalin-esque imagery, not anyone's policies, but let me try.

Short version: I can't answer. I don't read anybody's talking points and I have not gone looking for anybody's position papers. I think we know that the Bamster will stick with Keynesian economics and Bernanke cause it's all he seems to know.

Longer answer: I saw excerpts from part of the "47% speech" that the media didn't cover. This was important because it was a private meeting with those interests explaining how he was going to spend their money.

It's also important because it shows that Mittens is, at least, aware of the real problems, but it doesn't answer your question. It is however, all that I know.

I refer you Zerohedge where the excerpt is online.