Why Obama Will Walk Away Unscathed by the Current Political Scandals

Submitted by Pascal Robert on Wed, 05/22/2013 - 00:05
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by Pascal Robert

Don’t worry about Barack Obama. He’s far too useful to the rulers of America to be derailed by scandal, or even a combination of scandals. “Obama’s neoliberal government giveaways to private corporations and mercenary foreign policy already make him too valuable to the guardians of American empire to have his presidency threatened.”

 

Why Obama Will Walk Away Unscathed by the Current Political Scandals

by Pascal Robert

This article previously appeared in YourBlackWorld.

He is too effective at assuring the wealth gap metastasizes in growth while poverty is at its highest level since the early Sixties.”

I have a prediction about how the current scandals facing the Obama administration, from Benghazi, to the Associated Press intrusion, to the IRS harassment of right wing groups, will resolve themselves: President Obama will walk away from all of these scandals completely unscathed. The worst that might possibly happen is that Eric Holder will be forced to resign.

In reality, even with all the friction Holder’s presence causes with Republicans, his exit should be no great loss to anyone on the left not plagued with the vapid diversity con game based on the politics of redemption, which requires “brown and female faces in high places filling mercenary government spaces,” so the babies have people to look up to as role models. And this is what we think Dr. King died for?

In the face of Holder’s fecklessness on major issues – from investigating and prosecuting Banks to his enabling of the FBI to infiltrate Occupy Wall Street, to his relentless willingness as a tool in the assault on Whistle blowers– his presence won’t be missed.

You may ask, what would prompt me to be so sure that Obama will weather these controversies with minor damage, if any at all? Simple answer: Obama is the most valuable and important tool the guardians of American Empire have to implement the bone crushing agenda that must continue to be leveled against Americans at home and the world abroad for the benefit of the elite.

Obama is the most valuable and important tool the guardians of American Empire have.”

From increased militarization of the continent through putting U.S. troops in over 35 African countries, to creating a new military doctrine that allows America to attack a country and completely overthrow its regime without any perceived threats to U.S. interests out of the pure charade of humanitarian civilian concern as in Libya, to international war crimes through drone attacks on women and children in countries not in any military theater of engagement with the United States, to sending dog whistles allowing Israel to not only belligerently attack Syria without provocation, risking a World War III scenario via Russia, China, and Iran, but also having his administration publicly give Israel license to attack Iran, the Obama administration’s ability to carry out the most deadening foreign policy agenda since the beginning of Bush’s War on Terror marks a profound milestone in American history.

Being able to do all this while having a Nobel Peace Prize, while simultaneously having black and brown folk fawning to have you speak at Black college graduations like Morehouse College makes Obama’s utility as America’s “more effective evil” presidential choice unquestionable.

And that is only the international front. Let’s not mention Obama’s endless neo-liberal assault on public education through his horrid “race to the top” initiative that has caused a national epidemic of public school closings and teacher firings that some are even deeming as racist.

Compound that with his other neo-liberal private sector takeover via the beyond problematic Obamacare plan that already may deny millions of poor people coverage while increasing Health Insurance costs over 30%. Obama’s neoliberal government giveaways to private corporations and mercenary foreign policy already make him too valuable to the guardians of American empire to have his presidency threatened by these abuses of power that have been exposed.

Obama’s endless neo-liberal assault on public education caused a national epidemic of public school closings and teacher firings.”

Furthermore, we cannot forget Obama’s most important role as Wall Street’s personal protector, ensuring the banks maintain record profits in the age of austerity after the sequester he demanded chokes the life out of government function and he threatens to cut Social Security and Medicare so that now he can wryly tout a worthless decrease in the budget deficit, while America is still mired in recession despite the illusion of recovery.

These are the reasons Obama shall be unscathed by these scandals. He is too effective at assuring the wealth gap metastasizes in growth while poverty is at its highest amount since the early sixties. Meanwhile, the Black community, who so blindly fawn over his soul deadening policies, continue to cheer even as he puts Black Liberation heroine Assata Shakur on the FBI’s most wanted list. This is the “hope and change” we got in America’s first Black president.

I’ve used this quote by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in several articles when talking about Obama and the Black community. I find it relevant even now:

The majority of Negro political leaders do not ascend to prominence on the shoulders of mass support. Although genuinely popular leaders are now emerging, most are still selected by white leadership, elevated to position, supplied with resources and inevitably subjected to white control. The mass of Negroes nurtures a healthy suspicion toward this manufactured leader, who spends little time in persuading them that he embodies personal integrity, commitment and ability and offers few programs and less service. Tragically, he is in too many respects not a fighter for a new life but a figurehead of the old one.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

Pascal Robert is an Iconoclastic Haitian American Lawyer, Blogger, and Online Activist for Haiti. For years his work appeared under the Blog Thought Merchant: http://thoughtmerchant.wordpress.com/ He can be reached via twitter at: https://twitter.com/probert06 @probert06 or thoughtmerchant@gmail.com.

 

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Obam Walk Away rom Scandals.

Submitted by eric on Tue, 05/28/2013 - 21:16.

Pascal Robert's prediction has logic to it.  As does the prior comment of a reader.   I do not belive that Obam will be able to weather the storm.The Benghazi investigation has yet to get into the details that ambassador  Johnson's duty station is in Tripoli on the western coast of Libya, but he was murdered in Bengahazi on the east coast of Libya. That Johnson  was meeting with the Turkish ambassdor to raise fighters  and guns to send to Syria. Obam's policy in Libya assisted in putting A lQaeda in state powrer in Libya.  Al Qaeda will always bite the hand that feeds them. Congress has issued a supeonea on Benghazi today.

Fast and Furious has yet to be seriously looked at. This questionable  law enforcement stratagy has facilitaed criminality in a foreign country.  Yes Holder wil be sacrificied for the time being.

Today, if reports are true Obam is considering a no fly zone in Syria. This will be the end of his administartion.  Assisting AlQaeda into state power in Libya may be viewed as a mistake.  Assisting Al Qaeda into state power in Syria is collusion.  Obam has said Assad must leave.  It may be that Obam will be leaving office before Assad will.

Eric

 

Why Obama Will Walk Away Unscathed by the Current Political Scan

Submitted by DaudMusa on Sat, 05/25/2013 - 10:23.

Hotep,

             Brother I lean towards your conclusion in this matter. Further, I've observed that Obama's presidency has mirrored Bill Clinton's presidency in many respects. Early in his first term I dubbed Obama as 'Bill Clinton in Black-Face', just waiting for others to pick it up.

              Ultimately the wealthy permit "scandels" to plague presidents in their second terms to ensure that their "golden haired" boys do not go rogue [or they will pay a price if they do - these people so hate Roosevelt]. They also allow this in order to give the other management team [Republicans] a chance on damaging the image of Democrats in the public's to improve their chances to take the presidency next. This provides the public with the illusion of say in 'their' government.

              Based on Obama's track record he will not go rogue, which goes back to his college years. Therefore he will not be impeached or seriously impeaded from fulfilling the goals of the wealthy he was placed in the office to achieve.

Hetepu

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