Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Today's Inauguration

Two quickie links with excerpts below the fold.

1. Commentary by Ed Cline, "An Inauguration of Tyranny":
...At a cost of over $150 million, the inauguration of January 20th had the character of a royal coronation (or a biblical pageant, if you will), witnessed by millions in Washington and on television by millions around the world, secured by 8,000 police, 11,000 military personnel, 1,000 park rangers, and countless plainclothesmen, and reported by a euphoric press. The millions who thronged or thrilled to see Obama become the 44th president of the United States are comfortable with the idea of being ruled, of being told what to do and why to live -- and with the idea of seeing those who neither need nor want rulers overruled....
Read it all.

2. "Race Baiting at Obama Coronation":
Rev. Joseph Lowery said in his benediction at today's inauguration:
“We ask you to help us work for that day
when black will not be asked to give back,
when brown can stick around,
when yellow will be mellow,
when the red man can get ahead, man,
and when white will embrace what is right"
No doubt, "embracing what is right" will have much to do with wallowing in unearned guilt and self-loathing and serving as milch cows for Obama's brave new America of mutual submission to his new Declaration of Interdependence....
Read it all, and watch the video.

(Crossposted to The Tedland Daily)

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posted by Always On Watch @ 1/20/2009 04:56:00 PM