In his first term, Obama raised the national debt by $5 trillion, seized control of the healthcare sector on behalf of the federal government, and seized control of General Motors on behalf of the tumor that has been killing it, the UAW. How could he top this in a second term? How about by officially repealing the First Amendment?
President Barack Obama called for restrictions to be put on political speech during a Wednesday “Ask Me Anything (AMA)” session on the website Reddit, an Internet link-sharing community.
Obama proposed a constitutional amendment to overturn the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision in 2010, which held that unlimited campaign-related expenditures by individuals or groups were protected under the First Amendment. …
Obama also called on Congress to pass the Disclose Act, which would require any organization that spends more than $10,000 on election-related activities to disclose all of its donors who have contributed more than $10,000.
Behind the smoke screen of sanctimonious rhetoric about the “corrupting influence of money,” what Obama is actually talking about is another amendment to overrule the First Amendment, the same way the 21st cancels the 18th.
The Disclose Act would chill political speech because many donors would fear retribution and would not donate if their donations are publicly disclosed.
The Citizens United decision allows for documentaries unfavorable to Obama, like “The Hope and The Change,” to be produced and disseminated.
Considering the damage done by the highly recommended 2016: Obama’s America, you can see why Obama would want the leverage to suppress conservative movies. Dismantling a Constitution that he regards as fundamentally flawed would be a small price to pay.
On a tip from J.