WWAD?

Community-Organizer-In Chief Walks Out. Barack Hussein Obama walked out of Debt Limit/Budget talks yesterday, saying “Enough is Enough”. Poor baby. When he’s not pouting he goes over to his TV station, CBS news, and begins spreading fear and panic among the public. 

 What’s a dysfunctional president like Obama to do? What would Barney Rangel Do? (Yeah, I know its Barney Frank and Charlie Rangel)

What would Saul Alinsky do?  WWAD?

From Saul Alinsky’s 1971 book Rules For Radicals:

Opening Page – Dedication

“Lest we forget at least an over-the-shoulder acknowledgment to the very first radical: from all our legends, mythology, and history… the first radical known to man who rebelled against the establishment and did it so effectively that he at least won his own kingdom — Lucifer.”

Of Means and Ends:

“The seventh rule… is that generally success or failure is a mighty determinant of ethics….” p.34

“The tenth rule… is you do what you can with what you have and clothe it with moral garments…. It involves sifting the multiple factors which combine in creating the circumstances at any given time… Who, and how many will support the action?… If weapons are needed, then are appropriate d weapons available? Availability of means determines whether you will be underground or above ground; whether you will move quickly or slowly…” p.36 (emphasis mine)

In the Beginning: the Process of Power

“An organizer must stir up dissatisfaction and discontent… He must create a mechanism that can drain off the underlying guilt for having accepted the previous situation for so long a time. Out of this mechanism, a new community organization arises….
“The job then is getting the people to move, to act, to participate; in short, to develop and harness the necessary power to effectively conflict with the prevailing patterns and change them. When those prominent in the status quo turn and label you an ‘agitator’ they are completely correct, for that is, in one word, your function—to agitate to the point of conflict.” p.117

*****

“Obama learned his lesson well. I am proud to see that my father’s model for organizing is being applied successfully beyond local community organizing to affect the Democratic campaign in 2008. It is a fine tribute to Saul Alinsky as we approach his 100th birthday.” –Letter from L. DAVID ALINSKY, son of Neo-Marxist Saul Alinsky

Obama and dysfunction, Alinsky personified all over again. More battered hope, more change for the worse.
 

 

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