The new Banana Republic

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There's an ancient fable attributed to Aesop's gladiator brother-in-law (who in a separate story unrelated to the fable was audited by the Babylonian IRS for killing a lion in the state-owned Colosseum games and failing to report left-over filets as income. But that's just a separate incident, as deja vu, mentioned only to awake the unaware that corrupt tax collectors will discriminate against you if their leaders allow it.) Now the fable, and how it relates to the Emperor of today's Regime running the political train wreck in Washington, DC: "Clothes may disguise a calculating lefty, but his words and friends will give him away."

The "words" part of the fable recently undressed the man wearing the "clothes" of the Chief Executive of the United States as he addressed the graduates at the Ohio State University Commencement on April 5. Using words that didn't require an Einstein IQ to identify as liberal orthodoxy, he carefully manipulated and disagreed with the intent of the deeply held beliefs our founding fathers saw fit to preserve in the Constitution and Bill of Rights. Obama's "words": "Unfortunately, you've grown up hearing voices that incessantly warn of government as nothing more than some separate, sinister entity that's at the root of all our problems; some of the same voices also doing their best to gum up the works. They'll warn that tyranny is always lurking just around the corner. You should reject those voices."

In 1789, James Madison would disagree and introduce the proposed Bill of Rights to our Constitution to guarantee the preservation of individual rights that might be violated by the newly created government, which he explained in a statement from Federalist Paper 47: "The accumulation of all powers, legislative, executive and judiciary in the same hands, whether of one, a few, or many, and whether hereditary, self-appointed or elected may be justly pronounced the very definition of TYRANNY."

Also included in the Ohio State indoctrination were the usual calculated code "words" representing innocent sounding agendas designed to lure the naive. Help him, he asked, "Rebuild a middle class." Sure! Rebuild the class he put out of work and helped diminish with failed stimuli built on quick-sand and take-overs benefiting mostly his union troops. "Reverse the rise of inequality." Inequality, the left's favorite buzz word for redistribution of wealth and class warfare. And, "Repair the deteriorating climate that threatens everything we plan to leave for our kids." The climate he's created of incessant agitation for confiscatory inheritance and proliferating income taxes doesn't leave anything to leave.

And in spite of the inevitable accusation by liberal quacks screaming "conspiracy," it's always prudent to anticipate the negative possibilities of Obama's "words." There is the ever-present potential of a mandate for ideological fulfillment compelled by his associations with really radical friends, mentors, advisors or heroes recently high-lighted by distinguished journalists' investigations, in several articles published in The American Spectator magazine (www.spectator.org). Check out associations with the likes of hard-core Communist Frank Marshall Davis especially, and Bill Ayers, Valerie Jarrett, David Axelrod, Jeremiah Wright, former Czar Van Jones, Saul Alinsky, and on ad nauseum.

Combine the scary scenarios of ideological subversion with the newest chapter of overt discrimination, incompetence and abuse of citizens, tax payers and businesses involving government agencies like IRS, Justice and the Oval Office stonewalling on Benghazi - and it helps us understand Madison's definition of tyranny

If it goes on unchecked, we'll soon be pledging allegiance to our Banana Republic at the next IRS group audit led by the local ACORN commander.