Obama is captaining a vast government effort to deceive and control American citizens in a grand Orwellian fashion. And in the process, Barack Obama is altering the meaning of words and re-writing history. Here, writing at National Review, Victor Davis Hanson unfolds the whole grizzly story for you. Our president swore on a bible and took an oath to defend the Constitution. Rather he is engaged in a steady and calculated mission to do just the opposite. I continue to be amazed that serious Americans are not mounting a steady stream of lawsuits against Barack Obama and calling for the president’s impeachment.
The nightmare societies portrayed in the George Orwell novels “1984 and Animal Farm gave us the word “Orwellian.” That adjective reflects a vast government’s efforts not just to deceive and control the people, but also to do so by reinventing the meaning of ordinary words while rewriting the past itself.
America, of all places, is becoming Orwellian. The president repeatedly reminds the American people that under his leadership, the U.S. has produced a record level of new oil and natural gas. But didn’t Obama radically curtail leases for just such new energy production on federal lands? Have the edicts on the barn wall of Animal Farm been changed again, with the production of new oil and gas suddenly going from bad to good?
Does anyone remember that the Affordable Care Act was sold on the premise that it would guarantee retention of existing health plans and doctors, create 4 million new jobs, and save families $2,500 a year in premiums, all while extending expanded coverage to more people at a lower cost?
Only in Orwell’s world of doublespeak could raising taxes, while the costs of millions of health plans soars, be called “affordable.” Is losing your existing plan and doctor a way of retaining them?
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