Wednesday, January 22, 2014

We Have Met The Enemy by Dan Bubalo

We Have Met The Enemy

PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT:  ”A date which will live in infamy.”
PRESIDENT EISENHOWER:  ”A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.”
PRESIDENT LINCOLN:  ”America will never be destroyed from the outside.  If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.”
PRESIDENT TRUMAN:  ”The buck stops here.”
PRESIDENT KENNEDY:  ”Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.”
PRESIDENT OBAMA:  ”I have a pen and a phone.”
What is this, “Thus Spake Zarathustra”?  I guess we have the ubermensch among us and apparently nobody including a majority of Congress will acknowledge the president’s messianic superiority, which was on display again during his most recent huffing and puffing session.  Who ever thought we’d have a foot-stomping, tempestuous brat and inexperienced administrator for a president?  ”I have a pen and a phone”?. . .
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***[Definition for ubermensch for those like me who didn't know: the ideal superior man of the future who could rise above conventional Christian morality to create and impose his own values, originally described by Nietzsche in Thus Spake Zarathustra (1883–85)].

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