It’s undoubtedly true there are more pressing foreign policy issues. King Barry’s abandonment of Israel and the embracing of Islamic regimes come to mind, behavior that’s seemingly fueled by anti-Semitic passion and driven by his inner-Muslim self. But I’m still trying to get over what our King did to their Queen.
It wasn’t the collection of his speeches that he gave Queen Elizabeth II, nor was it the tactless and heavy-handed treatment his wife displayed when in the presence of this British icon; although both incidents were an embarrassment.
After King Barry’s coronation, one of his first tidbits of housecleaning (in between the bevy of executive orders) was to remove the bronze bust of Sir Winston Churchill from the Oval Office and have it shipped back to England.
It was on loan, presented to Bush 43 after 9/11 as a symbolic gesture of the strong bond and “special relationship” between England and the United States of America.
I appreciate and respect Sir Winston’s extraordinary life, and very much like him as a man and a leader. Churchill was a complicated man, and certainly not a man without flaws.
If the highest level of admiration is reserved for those in politics who faced uncommon challenges, yet made bold and decisive moves to save the day while under tremendous pressure, then Winston Churchill was an accomplished politician and a great leader by every significant measure.
Churchill had the courage, the intelligence, and the wisdom to do the right things for the right reasons. There was no vagueness, no lack of philosophical definition or principle; Churchill eschewed the notion of moral relativity.
England has been our staunchest ally for over a century. Our United States Constitution is based on the Magna Carta and English common law. There is no other country with which we have a more profound shared history.
Enter King Barry, the Progressive Marxist avenger, attempting to equalize British Colonial misdeeds against his paternal African ancestors, by administrating a well-placed slap across the face of English royalty specifically, and the English people in general.
For the most powerful political figure on the global stage and supposed leader of the “free world”, that’s not exactly keeping the big picture in perspective. After all, he could have simply moved it to another room.
It does, however, bring us to the point behind King Barry’s self-indulgent and child-like action of returning the Churchill bronze, and the manner in which it was done.
King Barry has an asteroid-sized chip on his shoulder about every aspect of our western capitalist society, yet he finds room to carry his personal grudge against British Colonialism as well.
Ironically, the Marxist ideology with which King Barry was inculcated throughout his youth via Frank Marshall Davis and into adult life through college, friends, and church, has a far more tragic history in human cost and unprecedented suffering than late British Colonialism.
When Adam Smith wrote The Wealth Of Nations in 1776, he impugned Colonialism.
As Thomas Sowell pointed out in his book The Quest For Cosmic Justice:
“Adam Smith, the father of laissez-faire economics, deplored not only the callousness of the rich and powerful of his day, ‘who never look upon their inferiors as their fellow-creatures,’ but deplored also our ‘obsequiousness to our superiors’ and the ‘foolish wonder and admiration’ shown toward ‘the violence and injustice of great conquerors’”.
The British outlawed slave trade in 1807, and ended slavery throughout the British Empire in 1833. It wasn’t until 1898 that Kenya, home of Barack Hussein Obama, Sr., became an East African Protectorate under the British Empire.
History is rich with examples of a British Empire that furthered the advance of civilization, yet no such historical examples exist under Marxist governments.
As unjust as it was for many, latter-day Colonialism was a better example of “a rising tide lifting all boats” than Marxism, in which the outcome is inevitably abject tyranny, with the destruction of civil society and the rule of law.
Progressives and Marxists promote “social justice” as a prime motive for their repressive form of central governments, command and control economies, and autocratic use of power.
In Free To Choose, written by Milton and Rose Friedman, one comparative statement addresses the difference between “capitalism” and “social justice”:
“A society that puts equality—in the sense of equality of outcome—ahead of freedom will end up with neither equality nor freedom.
The use of force to achieve equality will destroy freedom, and the force, introduced for good purposes, will end up in the hands of people who use it to promote their own interest.”
Churchill believed, possibly even knew, from his early years on that he was destined to be a leader in his country.
Conversely, it appears that King Barry was selected later in life for his speaking skills, aptitude for prevarication, and his mixed-race heritage, in addition to obvious ideological sympathies with his benefactors.
Although King Barry may be manipulated by those with greater intellect and net worth, there can be no doubt that he marches in lockstep with their vision of the coming new role for America; just another country equal in respect to every other country in the world at large,
When one looks carefully at the company with which King Barry surrounds himself, and the Progressive Marxist agenda they share, it’s entirely reasonable to be not only suspicious, but genuinely afraid of their collective capacity for inflicting a crippling and permanent level of damage to our glorious republic.
This would have to include the possibility of outright destruction. In fact, many observers would argue that is precisely the goal.
So King Barry the Progressive marches on, in all of his ignominious glory, undeterred in his mission to unite the world in equality of tyranny, starvation, death, and destruction. We’ve seen it all before.
History doesn’t matter, the laws of economics don’t matter; they only distract from the faux nobility of this kingly demigod on his mission of establishing a Progressive Marxist ideological nirvana.
How wonderful to know that King Barry and his secular geniuses are secure in their ability to understand what’s best for everyone. Manipulating the irregularities and uncertainties of life is their game of leisure; another big adventure for the anointed intellectual elites living in the lap of luxury.
As for the rest of us, we’ll be relegated to shuffle along in wary silence; unable to change our station in life through free will, our options pre-determined.
Ladies and gentlemen, does that sound adventuresome, or does it more closely resemble the enslavement of humanity that King Barry has professed to abhor?
Sandy Stringfellow is a writer and musician with an interest in history, economics, and politics.
A fifth generation Floridian, he was born and raised in Gainesville, Florida.
From an early age he developed a fascination with music, eventually playing in a variety of local bands.
Sandy continued to write as he made his living in the fields of commercial carpentry and retail sales. In 2001 one he established a home studio, where he records his songs. His music is available at SandyStringfellow.com
He is currently employed driving tractor/semi-trailer combinations around Florida. Sandy can be reached on Facebook.
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