Banana Republic – The New America Under Obama

The American Spectator has a great article by Peter Ferrara called Turning America into a Banana Republic. The article talks about how, for 220, America was a democratic constitutional republic, governed by the rule of law, a beacon of liberty to the entire world. But no more. After just one year of Barack Obama’s fundamental change, aided by the far left House Speaker Nancy Pelosi from San Francisco, and the easily confused Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, America has been transformed from a Constitutional Republic into a Banana Republic.

Here’s an excerpt from Turning America into a Banana Republic:

When Ben Franklin first emerged from the Constitutional Convention, he was asked by a passerby, “What government have you given us?” Franklin replied, “A Republic, if you can keep it.”

For 220 years, until last year, we did keep it. America was a democratic constitutional republic, governed by the rule of law, a beacon of liberty to the entire world. But no more. After just one year of Barack Obama’s fundamental change, aided by the far left House Speaker Nancy Pelosi from San Francisco, and the easily confused Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, America has been transformed from a Constitutional Republic into a Banana Republic.

We Will Deem It Not Passed

Exhibit A is President Obama’s frenzied government takeover of health care, which fevered Democrats insist they will “pass” by any means necessary, even illegal, unconstitutional means. The economy continues to flounder, unemployment still hovers at nearly 10%, and Iran persists in building nuclear weapons, which they vow to use against our allies and even against us. But Barack Obama is focused like a laser on bringing to America outdated socialized medicine concepts from deep into the last century, all the way back to Teddy Roosevelt, as he said in a recent speech.

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