What follows is for those who want to change the world from what is to what they believe it should be."
Words sound familiar? These words about changing the world from what it is to what it should be" are found in Michelle
Obama's speech on the floor at the 2008 Democratic Convention and Barrack Obama's speech at the Columbia University
Forum several weeks later.
The passage first quoted is the opening sentence of Rules for Radicals, the bible for community organizers" written by
Marxist Saul Alinsky.
Alinsky's next sentence reads: The Prince was written by Machiavelli for the Haves on how to hold power. Rules for
Radicals is written for the Have-Nots on how to take it away."
The theme of Rules for Radicals is acquisition of power" by any means possible. Universal health care for every
American" is not the goal of Obama's desperate push for a massive health-care bill that will shift one-sixth of the
nation's economy and the control of everyone's health care into federal hands. The goal is power to control everything
in the U.S. economy and the lives of every American. Alinsky's Ethics," Rule Ten: You do what you can with what you
have and clothe it in moral garments."
Consider the seamy vote buying behind closed doors at the White House - the $500 million Louisiana Purchase" for Sen.
Mary Landrieu, Corn Husker Cut-Out" for Nebraska's Sen. Ben Nelson, exclusion of union medical plans from the tax on
Cadillac health plans" and exemption of Florida residents from Medicare Advantage cuts. What new secret deals are
More than a trillion dollars has been siphoned from our economy for stimulus," political giveaways creating debt that
our children and grandchildren will have to pay back to America's creditors. Obama now wants to spend trillions
The takeover of major U.S. banks, two of the nation's largest automakers and control of the personal health-care
decisions and health-care information of every American are unprecedented power grabs. Obama still has two years and
nine months to go.
Virgil R. Pulliam, Durango