A Question of Priorities and Perspectives

WLG 020114 - A Question of Priorities and Perspectives

Very few of the really important things in life are urgent; that’s why it is so easy to procrastinate on them. In contemporary culture, very few important things have precedence over the immediate. So, for the record, I have very little interest in Justin Bieber’s infantile foolishness, the Richard Sherman-Michael Crabtree testosterone fueled feud or Sarah Silverman’s blasphemous, pathetic attempts at comedy. Furthermore, I have even less interest in all things Kardashian.

However, it is with a deepening sense of foreboding that I watch the obsessive fury of forces that seek to concoct a direct connection between Chris Christie and a traffic jam but simultaneously ignore President Obama’s promise to reward his friends and punish his enemies. Only conservatives and Obama “enemies” are guilty until proven innocent. Liberals blissfully ignore Tim Geithner’s not-so-veiled threat to Standard and Poor’s after they downgraded the country because of a national debt that paled in comparison to today’s burden. Naturally, they also ignore DOJ’s lawsuit against S&P and the lack of action against other credit rating agencies with similar records. It’s “Crime” to speak out against The One and “Punishment” by any means possible.

Remember when President Obama was “outraged” about the IRS targeting and punishing of conservative groups that were applying for 501(c) 3 status? How has that turned out? First, they had to exhaustively cull agency records to identify a couple of liberal groups that had been treated the same despicable way as hundreds of conservative groups. And it continues. “Friends of Abe,” which is probably the only conservative group in Hollywood has been jumping through IRS hoops for two years and is still waiting approval. The IRS has not interviewed any of the 41 victim groups represented by the American Center for Law and Justice but has already indicated that there will be no criminal charges. Of course, now that Eric Holder has pulled out an Obama donor from the Civil Rights Division to “investigate,” I’m sure justice will prevail. Adding insult to injury, Democrats like Chuck Schumer are calling for increased targeting of the Tea Party and new regulations are being developed to “legalize” this administration’s political purge of all opposition. Liberals will tolerate anything but dissent; just ask Governor Cuomo! On another front, President Obama is again attempting to blame his failures on Fox News and Rush Limbaugh. What’s the matter…did you forget your George Bush punching bag?

There seems to be an interesting pattern of interviewing or not interviewing witnesses to wrongdoing by this administration. One would think that the survivors at Benghazi would be among the first witnesses to testify. They weren’t. One would think that the Accountability Review Board would interview Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. They didn’t. One would think that the Congressional committee charged with oversight and chaired by Democrat Senator Dianne Feinstein would interview Hillary. They didn’t. When the report concluded that the attack was preventable, media should have asked Hillary why she didn’t answer the 3 a.m. phone call. They didn’t. As for the president being curiously missing in action during this attack, the mainstream media has made no substantive inquiry. Nor will they.

The Obama administration and mass media (redundant?) will attack en masse to destroy any opposing candidate or viewpoint whether it was Hillary Clinton or is Sarah Palin, Mitt Romney, Chris Christie, Mike Huckabee or Ted Cruz. Now of course, the media allegiance is shifting from the “First Black President” to the “First Woman President” and Operation Planet Hillary is already in full swing. With the New York Times leading the charge, her history is being reconstructed, buffed up and glossed over. Expect to hear a continual drumbeat about forty years of exceptional service but little discussion of tangible accomplishment. Don’t expect them to question any contradictions or omissions. Expect the full monty of whitewashing a la Wendy Davis. You remember her, don’t you? She’s the Abortion Barbie who wants to be the Governor of Texas. She fabricated a biography out of thin cloth that quickly wore thin and is full of holes, yet is still hailed as a feminist icon.

Believe it or not, all that is still small potatoes. What is truly frightening is the one major campaign promise that President Obama is keeping. He is indeed fundamentally transforming the United States of America. And the future disintegration is becoming truly frightening!