It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we were all going direct to Heaven, we were all going direct the other way – in short, the period was so far like the present period, that some of its noisiest authorities insisted on its being received, for good or for evil, in the superlative degree of comparison only.
The familiar opening to Charles Dickens and his masterpiece A Tale of Two Cities just about sums up where We The People find ourselves on the eve of yet another lie-fest about to be foisted upon us under the euphemism “the State of the Union Address.” With his lawlessness now becoming almost legendary, the fraud who would be king under his imperial oligarch reign continues his shredding of the very Constitution to which he pledged “and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend.”
In this lengthy, yet scholarly preview, Linda Feldmann of the Christian Science Monitor highlights the lawless nature of the past five years, and more particularly, executive orders and fiat which Obama has used consistently to bypass Congress. If We The People do not wake up and address this rogue administration, it will be the last paragraph, and not the first, that we will well remember from this tale of triumph and defeat that Charles Dickens so brilliantly portrayed ..
Crush humanity out of shape once more, under similar hammers, and it will twist itself into the same tortured forms. Sow the same seed of rapacious license and oppression over again, and it will surely yield the same fruit according to its kind.