The Real Barack Obama Is Finally Exposed To Everyone

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Authored by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog,

There is no reason for the Democratic Party to exist.
– Jimmy Dore

I’ve been surprised by the number of people who lived in total denial about who Barack Obama actually was throughout his entire administration, suddenly pointing out the ethical and demoralizing implications of his recent decision to accept $400,000 for a speech to Wall Street firm Cantor Fitzgerald.

For myself and countless others, the writing was on the wall from virtually day one when he appointed Wall Street sycophants Timothy Geithner and Larry Summers to senior positions within his administration. Then came the policies, which were even more generous to Wall Street than any cynic could imagine. I posted countless pieces on Obama’s cronyism throughout his Presidency, constantly referring to him as an oligarch-coddling fraud, which his record unquestionably confirms.

It wasn’t just Wall Street either. Although his protection and empowerment of that industry was particularly shameless, he coddled and elevated corporatism and cronyism generally throughout his eight years. As I observed in the 2015 post, Cronyism Pays – Eric “Too Big to Jail” Holder Triumphantly Returns to His Prior Corporate Law Firm Job:

Trying to determine Barack Obama’s most corrupt, crony appointee presents a virtually impossible task. Every single person he’s appointed to a position of power over the course of his unfathomably shady, violent and unconstitutional presidency, has been little more than a gatekeeper for powerful vested interests. Obama’s job was to talk like a marxist, but act like a robber baron. In this regard, his reign has been an unprecedented success.

So why am I writing about Barack Obama? He’s no longer President, and we once again face many of the exact same issues under President Trump. I’m addressing it because I think the fact so many people are finally having this conversation is a very good thing. We can’t have an honest dialogue about such an existential issue without admitting to ourselves the sad truth about who Barack Obama is.

While I certainly understand it would’ve been far more beneficial had many of these people faced reality years ago, we don’t get to decide when people come around to admitting to themselves the truth about a person they worshipped (as my screaming into the wilderness for eight years can attest).

Denial is an extremely powerful thing, and tens of millions of Democrats were completely bamboozled by Obama due to their personal obsession with the man. This is precisely why cult of personality worship is so dangerous and counterproductive when it comes to politics. We need to grow up as a culture and start supporting policies over people, logic over emotion. If you become attached to a politician or a political party like a sports team, that individual or institution can very easily manipulate and betray you. We see this over and over again, and until we move to a higher level of understanding about the world around us, we will continue to be victimized by disingenuous, opportunistic shysters.

Today’s post will highlight two excellent exposes of the real Barack Obama by two individuals who were not fooled by Obama’s soaring rhetoric and false promises, Matt Stoller and Jimmy Dore.

Let’s start with excerpts from Matt’s recent Medium piece, Obama the Hamiltonian:

Obama, like Bush, is a Hamiltonian. He believed that those at the top of large concentrated financial institutions are experts, with top-tier credentials, and, therefore, rightful rulers. As Mr. Obama put it, Jamie Dimon, the chief executive of JP Morgan Chase, and Lloyd Blankfein, the chief executive of Goldman Sachs, were just “smart businessmen.”

 

Behind this is a deep moral debate that goes back hundreds of years, to the days of Hamilton and Nicholas Biddle. Since the Boston Tea Party revolt against the British East Indies Company’s attempted monopolization of the tea trade in 1773, Americans understood local commercial institutions as enabling key decisions to be made closer to the people who bore the costs of those decisions. Advocates of centralization, like Hamilton, believed that this was an unstable and weak model for how to craft a nation-state, and that a quasi-aristocratic class should rule.

 

The policy path of the Obama administration, like the Bush and Clinton administrations before it, and in some ways like Hamilton’s Treasury Department, was largely construed around aiding the big, and hurting the small. Local banks lost out during the crisis, as did community-oriented banks. Black-owned banks, for example, were ten times less likely to receive bailout money than non-black-owned banks. This hit at the individual level as well. People in foreclosure were treated with one set of rules, while large Wall Street firms with significant debt were treated with another.

As all of you must know by now, my personal convictions and philosophical leanings call for the exact opposite approach.

This Hamiltonian process of concentrating power was most obvious in the banking sector, but it is also part of an overall trend towards the monopolization of our commercial society and increasing control over our lives, our liberties, and our democracy by private financiers. Some within the Obama administration noticed problems towards the end of the administration. His administration challenged the Comcast-Time Warner merger and issued an executive order on monopoly. Antitrust chief Renata Hesse made a speech explicitly rejecting the modern pro-concentration treatment of antitrust. But this was far too little, loo late.

 

The open markets in which entrepreneurs thrive, in which workers have bargaining power, in which business is conducted honestly and effectively for the benefit of society, was fundamentally weakened during the eight years of the Obama administration, just as they had been during the Bush administration before it. The result is a bipartisan corrosive cynicism towards democracy,

 

Americans have been saying no to this for ten years. In 2006 and 2008, Americans threw the governing Republican Party out of power. In 2010 and 2014, they did the same to the Democrats, installing Obama in power. Then, in 2016, Donald J. Trump beat both 16 Republican candidates, and then Hillary Clinton. It’s hard to see these electoral tremors as anything other than a rejection of the moral framework of both party establishments.

 

For virtually his whole Presidency, President Obama operated according to a Hamiltonian worldview in which social justice and concentrated capital went hand-in-hand, where technocracy was seen as superior to democracy. It is that same moral vision that animated Obama in accepting nearly half a million dollars in speaking fee money. Obama was the damn President?—?he’s a smart guy, and yeah, this is who he should be spending time with and naturally this transfer of wealth is a just reward for him to live the lifestyle to which the virtuous class is entitled.

 

Obama’s good society was one in which a few actors in this class organize our culture using their power over our lives and liberties, because their virtue has enabled them to have the capital or credentials to do so. It’s why his policy agenda on the challenges of today’s political economy was education, early childhood education, and a higher minimum wage, rather than any means to liberate us from the concentrated financiers that organize our markets and our communities. They are doing this for our own good, for one day, maybe not you or me, but perhaps our children might be able to scratch and claw into this rarefied class. If, of course, they have the virtue and intelligence to do so.

Many people believe in this system. Many don’t. But now we can actually have the argument in an honest way.

The entire post is excellent and you should read it in full and share. He makes the very critical point that we as a people cannot move forward until we admit to ourselves what this country has actually become. Perhaps a shattering of the Obama illusion for the millions of those who were until recently somehow still clinging on to the dishonest “hope and change” rhetoric can serve as a starting point for some real change.

Finally, I want to share Jimmy Dore’s latest rant on the topic. Readers know how much I love his show based me consistently highlighting it on these pages, but this might be his best one yet.

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J J Pettigrew's picture

Paybacks is all it is.....

Like "pre sales" of books ....no one reads...

slush funds..

waspwench's picture

It's a form of money laundering.

Blazing in BC's picture

I propose tax freedom day on July 4th every year with a 66 second window whereby every lawful citizen of the USA will be allowed to print/photocopy as many $5 bills as he/she can, and that they be accepted by the Federal Government as payment for any taxes owing.

adr's picture

I propose freedom day on July 4th where every citizen gets to burn a Federal Reserve and IRS office. 

IndyPat's picture

I am Jack's complete lack of surprise.

logicalman's picture

Between this and The Trumpster, how the fuck can ANYONE have any trust in politicians or doubt that the 'deep state' is the real government?

 

 

peopledontwanttruth's picture

I think the first 535 oscars on red carpet night should go to the puppeticians in the District of Corruption.

Lumberjack's picture

"We just make policy".

Too many of them....2017

Consuelo's picture

 

 

 Installing a presidency based on the race of the existing preferred minority class was a stroke of genius by the power structure.   The timing was perfect as was the distraction of race.    Birth certificate issues, background issues, heavy teleprompter use, feet-on-the-desk and other subtle & not-so-subtle cues early on should have been red flags for anyone with eyes to see, that we were dealing with an installed puppet.  

adr's picture

The fact that he was never actually sworn in. 

Phil Free's picture

Hussain was not sworn in "correctly". Chief Justice Roberts misplaced a word in the oath, saying: “That I will execute the office of president to the United States faithfully.” The word “faithfully” is supposed to appear between “will” and “execute.”

Mr. Hussain, who had been studying his lines, briefly interrupted Chief Justice Roberts initially, which could have thrown the chief justice off course. Then, he paused awkwardly after saying, “that I will execute.”

So the chief justice gave it another try, but still did not get it quite right, omitting the word “execute.” Things continued going downhill .... for the next eight years.

ClickNLook's picture

In about 8 years this article could be recycled with replacing word "Obama" with "Trump".

Khan Bucklin's picture

Lol, it literally happened today.

peopledontwanttruth's picture

If we're still alive. "In the year 2525 if man is still alive" may happen in the next 4 years.

adr's picture

When Barry took office a Big Mac Meal was $3.85. When he left it cost $8, over 100% inflation. 

A toy I bought for my son cost $7.99. The same class of toy is now $20, over 100% inflation. 

My health insurance cost $385 a month out of my pocket with a total premium of $1300 in 2008. Now it costs $1850 out of pocket with a total premium of $4200 for that same plan. 

My wife's asthma inhaler went from $15 total cash price without insurance, $3 copay with, to $275 and $30 copay. 

Property taxes went from $2200 to $4000.

But hey, the stock market hit 21,000.

Many, many more examples can be shown that outside the stock market Obama was the worst president of all time for working Americans. 

Archive_file's picture

Obama's relevance and cache will disappear as soon as all the Boomers croak.

aloha_snakbar's picture

I am not dead yet, and trust me, it is WAAAAY gone... was actually never there to begin with.

European American's picture

He's a Psychopathic Queer Mulatto whose "white" mother was a whore and father a "black" Bolshevik Communist, white hating, porn photographer, hence, the civic organizer is really fucked up

johnwburns's picture

Well shit, now I've got nothing to say.

Khan Bucklin's picture

Ahh, the ZH manefesto for at least the last few years. Might as well change the masthead and make it official. Better hurry before Breitbart makes this a trademark.

bookofenoch's picture

There's a Doge in Venice who was utterly stricken from history. His face burned from portraits and his name forgotten.

I fantasized for years that the USA would do that to Barry and the Wookie.

Now I have come to hope for Balkanization, and that I can make my way to the conservative Christian lands

Sam Spayed's picture

"Denial is an extremely powerful thing, and tens of millions of Democrats were completely bamboozled by Obama due to their personal obsession with the man. "

Obama made a lot of democrat legs tingle, and he still does. A leftist needs a hero.

peopledontwanttruth's picture

"Denial is an extremely powerful thing, and tens of millions of Democrats were completely bamboozled by Obama due to their personal obsession with the man

You can now say Republicans where you said democrats

oncemore's picture

Cantor Fitzgerald played a KEY role i, being a money launder8ng machine for not accounted for trillions, in 9/11 nuclear demolition of the twins.

SantaClaws's picture

Obama was protected by the fact that he was black.  Many whites, especially more affluent whites, won't publicly criticize blacks for fear of being called racists and as a result either overcompensate and declare publicly, and falsely, their adoration or publicly remain largely silent.  For democrats, Obama was the perfect candidate.  Democrats didn't care what Obama really was because he helped them defeat the republican presidential candidates.  I suspect the democrats are upset only because they haven't yet found another Obama.

Arnold's picture

Whites need not apply.

--DNC
--ANC

Is-Be's picture

Its a family thing. In South Africa we have Jacob Zuma.

In Zimbabwe we have Bob Mugabe.

And then there's Eric Holder 

Are you detecting a trend?

"This time it will be different."

Really, Mr.Jones?

moonmac's picture

$400K is Chump Change Fool!

His N-wad used to be singles wrapped around a C-note now it's all C-notes!

Klaatu's picture

Obama takes a speaking gig after he's out and you hypocrites flip shit, meanwhile Trump's been selling all of you a loads of utter bullshit since day one... It's fucking hilarious that this POS rubs is little dick in your faces and you just sit there screeching Obama!!!!

REEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE........REEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE.......REEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE....

The stupitity in here is strong asf!

MickV's picture

Hussein Obama was USURPER-- Born BRITISH of British subject father, and maybe still British and British agent to this day.

Naturalization Act 1802 S. 4-- Chuildren born of aliens in America were NOT US Citizens until their parents naturalized before the child's 21st Birthday. Therefore children born of aliens within the US TODAY are NOT natural born Citizens, eligible for the Municipal office of POTUS, since A2S1C5 has never been amended. If they weren't natural born Citizens in 1802, then they are not today.

NO MATTER where Hussein Obama was born he was not a natural born Citizen, and not eligible. The Birth Cert. was a red herring.

"The Constitution does not, in words, say who shall be natural-born citizens. Resort must be had elsewhere to ascertain that. At common-law, with the nomenclature of which the framers of the Constitution were familiar, it was never doubted that all children born in a country of parents who were its citizens became themselves, upon their birth, citizens also. These were natives, or natural-born citizens, as distinguished from aliens or foreigners".  Minor v. Happersett, 88 US 162, 167 (1875); See Also, Wong Kim Ark, 169 US 649, 655, 679, 680 (1898)

 

peopledontwanttruth's picture

What is this Constitution you speak of???

Umlott von Dweiseldorff's picture

Obomanigg was the white women of journalism's wet dream.  The pussified men of an academia rendered neutered from the overbearing stare of the women scorned was his known power.  His power did not come from experience, yet from a perverted willing to perpetuate a hypocritical philosophy of false nuance....understandable when you pay $200,000 for an education that produces nothing,  yet forced to explain why you spent that much for nothing......

Catahoula's picture

How low Cantor Fitzgerald has fallen. Paying a black racist communist faggot $400k for what? His manifesto? That firm died 9/11

BigCumulusClouds's picture

They want some community organizing tips.

John_Coltrane's picture

I guess I was expecting too much from the article. At least a photo of Obuttboy blowing Reggie or taking it from his tranny wife.

And what about those sealed school records, who paid for this Manchurian candidate who used a dead man's SS #? Could it be, say, the CIA? We know about the digitally manufactured birth certificate-a child of 4 could figure that out from the layered structure of the document. But what was he hiding? His real father, the commie pornographer and his mentor, Frank Davis, another birth country, or more? Check out his dad's picture for yourself:

http://www.obamasrealfather.com/frank-marshall-davis/

So, the things the author complains about are really small potatoes. Until the sucker Demonrats admit they elected a fudgepacker married to a tranny with fake adopted children, we're not getting anywhere. Even Joan Rivers pointed this out-but she died for her sins-a coincidence much like Seth Rich, Vince Foster etc. And she was a very funny women-sad. And yet those fiends Soros and Hilliary are still alive. Why won't they die? Why won't they die?

American Snipper's picture

So who does he look more like, Davis or Senior Obama? Just like Chelsea Clinton is a dead ringer for Web Hubble vs The Rapist?

aloha_snakbar's picture

He looks a LOT like an Obowelmovement I had this morning...

peopledontwanttruth's picture

Oboma's presidency was proof on how far the American public's stupidy ran. Bush starts a war on terror with Muslim countries. Then America installs a Muslim president. Then thanks to alt news sources people figure out the global rich elite are running everything. So American installs a____________? Dah

Oh and by the way Bush could hardly speak and Florida can't count.

order66's picture

...and ends piece with a shameless beg for donations. lol.

penneyed's picture

Good article. He is not making you donate.

Umlott von Dweiseldorff's picture

His wife packed his fudge.  She was built,  he was not.  If the car broke down....she would push....he would steer.  Welcome to the world we live in.  Who would've thought the world would be brought down from two transtesticles.   The devil is sly.

esum's picture

Nigga be a nigga be a nigga.....
Racist half breed, spawn of a cunt wider than the Golden Gate Bridge, ships come and go ,no friction
The best part of obama ran down his mother's ass crack onto the sheets .... brown stain...
This traitor should be hung..... soros house of saud cocksucker.....
hey snake eaters .......

Umlott von Dweiseldorff's picture

Easy there trigger!!  Let's celebrate diversity when being a racist.   It makes you sound like a nigger.

Klaatu's picture

And this is the New ZeroHedge.... Not to many years ago ZH was the place to go to get great insight into the markets and the market movers, now it's just a fucking cesspool. A meeting place of mooks! It's a shame to see a once great site turned into a shiity copy of Infowars.

UmbilicalMosqueSweeper's picture

Fuck off to the Wall Steet Journal.  Plenty of economist cocks you can beat off to, and suck there.

Lies All Lies's picture

Correct. And you get more down than up-votes; confirmation in a way.

I spend my (self-limited) net time at American Thinker now,  where both the articles and comments are generally thoughtful and haven't degenerated into the mire of second rate filth we now have at ZH. 

 

John McElroy's picture

The comments on this article are rather shocking, most are vile and display an ignorance that is stutifying.