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Obama is Abrading
the Social Fabric

American Thinker, by Clarice Feldman

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Posted By:DW626, 6/16/2013 6:10:10 AM

I have always believed that regardless of the laws of a nation, the social fabric that binds it is woven of mutual trust between the people and their private and governmental institutions. Once that fabric is weakened, the dangers to an ordered society are extreme. This week, the holes in the U.S. social fabric are manifest, and they are caused by the administration´s ever-expanding lawlessness.. The statements by the high-tech self-exile Snowden set off alarms even among those who are willing to repose their confidence in the general integrity of our intelligence services.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: jinx, 6/16/2013 7:05:41 AM     (No. 9378317)

Excellent article. A Must Read; copy; pass on.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: leopardtwo, 6/16/2013 7:20:44 AM     (No. 9378341)

Please read this article from top to bottom. Excellent.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: JAN, 6/16/2013 7:28:56 AM     (No. 9378351)

Even without a msm we see the truth about this evil administration.

None of their betrayals would be revealed without a republican congress.

Isn´t it time we stopped bashing our republicans and thanked them.

Every republican committee chairman must deal with a lying vicious democrat to bring the truth to the American people.

While some folks might not care as long as their freebies are still coming, even they know the truth.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: nonsense, 6/16/2013 7:47:38 AM     (No. 9378368)

...and now the guilty parties are going on an extended road trip to avoid the heat. I assume the de facto potus will also be doing Europe with the First Grifters.

Chicago on the Potomac touring Europe, as if we owe them a pasha and gang trip.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Attila DiMedici, 6/16/2013 8:02:45 AM     (No. 9378390)

The problem is that this has been a long time coming. Blaming Obama for the problems in our government masks the true depth of the problems. Obama is only able to do what he is doing because politicians of all stripes have been breaking down our system of checks and balances for years.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: FenwayFrank, 6/16/2013 8:15:12 AM     (No. 9378405)

No IG for your department should mean no budget money for your department.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Pros7767, 6/16/2013 9:15:17 AM     (No. 9378514)

If Obama appoints an IG, it will have no effect. He will appoint people with marching orders "You see nothing!"

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Reply 8 - Posted by: ebuilder, 6/16/2013 10:33:43 AM     (No. 9378639)

"Abrading" is a word of song. The Beatles were abrading the social fabric in order to take you down to Strawberry Fields. In Strawberry Fields where we are, 62% America hears "abrade," and thinks that a person smart with words sees something going on with fraying yarn, and there is a connection to "lawlessness;" but the "lawlessness" is poetic and has no mass, so there is no actionable consequence, no accountability, nothing to see here. The politically acceptable journalist formula remains in tact: "Outrage, outrage/insult, lush poetic description, vague analysis, risk avoidance overtone,[optional ´best lack all conviction´ disclaimer], and 2 inch deep close." Since WWIII is teeing up on the Jezreel Valley, how about a new formula, in simple words, in Hemingway present tense, with a call for action? [or, K.I.S.S., A.B.C.] Block it thusly: "Is this which we see with our eyes a coup, or does it resemble a coup? Discuss the velvet. Then consider how you, a deep thinking wordsmith, "move the ball/ concept down the field" to teach a country on the 5th grade level, to put pressure on a corrupt congress to exact accountability, by impeachment and by removal." "As Paul, the prize pupil of Gamaliel says, "I preach Christ and him crucified" -- I.e., no fru fru. Or consider Crosby, Stills and Nash in the song "4 Dead in Ohio": "What if you knew her, Lying dead on the ground; How could you run if you know?"

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Teleologicus, 6/16/2013 1:00:02 PM     (No. 9378854)

Of course Obama is "abrading the social fabric." He has to if he hopes to keep his campaign promise to "fundamentally transform the United States of America." He and the intellectuals and ideologues he represents think America´s social fabric is all wrong and must be unwoven so that it can be rewoven correctly, i.e. according to their personal political beliefs. I don´t like their ideology and I don´t have a great deal of respect for them as individuals, but at least they know what they are trying to do. Those ultimately to blame for the debacle that is the Obama presidency are the legions of American dopes who put and are keeping this administration in power. It´s not Obama´s fault that American voters were stupid enough to entrust him with the presidency. He could say like a famously corrupt Chicago pol of a bygone era that "I seen my opportunity and I took it."

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Reply 10 - Posted by: mc squared, 6/16/2013 1:08:36 PM     (No. 9378860)

Clarice is always a Must Read.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: OhMy, 6/16/2013 2:45:24 PM     (No. 9378949)

Obama is the source of destruction of the social fabric but the republicans #3 are giving little or no leadership to stop it. What scandal have they exposed? My fear is that they will loose in 2014 because their supporters are so disheartened by their apparent lack of opposition and even support of Obama´s agenda. Their pushing immigration reform when the whole population is screaming for border security is sheer madness. They think that by pandering they will get a bigger portion of the 7% hispanic vote. What percentage of the much larger evangelical vote will they loose in the process? The only conclusion most voters can believe is that they do not believe any of the things they say at election time. My guess is that there are about 15 - 20 people in positions of leadership in Washington who do not secretly agree with most of the Obama agenda. The rest are doing a fan dance to get our support out of hope that they would help turn things around. I wish it were not so!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: FormerDem, 6/16/2013 8:52:21 PM     (No. 9379232)

Amen, Clarice. I remember at Watergate, people noted which papers objected how soon to the wrongdoing, and those which were late or overly mild took criticism for it for a decade and more. So also this time. We will get the NSA under control and we will remember who helped and who didn´t. Amazingly the NYT seems to be helping the good guys. I am sorry to say the WSJ is standing up for the snoopers.

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