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Sunday, October 16, 2011

It’s getting a little scary out there.

For most of the Obama administration, we only had to worry about the economic destruction he was fomenting. Now the threats and actions are becoming physically violent. It’s getting scary out there.

Forget about running guns to Mexican drug cartels via “Fast and Furious.” Most of the people killed with those guns were Mexican, and they were doing a lot of that even before the Obama administration got into the business of adding to their arsenals.

But now we have Democrats, like North Carolina Governor Bev Perdue telling us that maybe we should forgo elections for a few years. Others, like Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. say that Congress is in rebellion against Obama and should be treated like the South was treated during the Civil War. Still others, like the Jew-hating demagogue Al Sharpton, are taking to the streets hoping to imitate the violent mobs that are rampaging through much of Europe.

Is it time to start wondering whether violence and the threat of violence is part of Obama’s 2012 re-election strategy? This is, after all, a large part of the “community organizer’s” playbook: getting mobs in the streets to intimidate their opponents. During 2008 we were shown the face of the “nice” Obama, “Obambi” to use Peggy Noonan’s memorable phrase. Are we ready for the other face? The face that seeks to delegitimize the capitalist economic system? The face that threatens civil war if it doesn’t get its way? As mobs gather in public and the police go into hiding, questions begin to arise, and the answers are frightening.

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