Noted Marxist-Inspired President Hopes Opponents Learn From Lincoln?

-By Warner Todd Huston

Does President Obama have gall, or what? Obama, a man famed for being born to a Marxist from Kenya, trained by communist Frank Marshal Davis, and bathed in the destructive tactics of radical, anti-American leftist Saul Alinsky says the he hopes that Abraham Lincoln will “rub off” on the GOP candidates for president who were visiting Illinois.

All three of the major GOP candidates visited Illinois during this past week to flog their candidacies in the Land of Lincoln whose voters will go to their primary polls this coming Tuesday. Feeling left out, Obama also winged his way into the Windy City — on the taxpayer’s dime, of course — to attend a high-dollar fundraiser for his now six-year-old election campaign for the White House.

While there he uttered these amazing words:

I’m thinking maybe some Lincoln will rub off on them while they’re here.

Well, it never worked on him and he was here for over 20 years. There is just too much Marx/Davis/Alinsky in Obama for Lincoln to “rub off” on him, I guess.

President Lincoln, we all know, is most famous for destroying the old south plantation system that made its fortune on slave labor. Even in his day he was called the Great Emancipator and many of the slaves he help free lovingly called him Father Abraham.

So, what is this president becoming known for? Why, putting everyone, but most especially the poor, back in thrall to government is all. Obama is creating his own, newfangled plantations by imposing ever-greater government control on Americans, enslaving us all to his big brotherism.

Of course, Obama is right about one thing. At another big-money fundraiser in Atlanta he said that the slave-loving Democrat Party and the GOP are offering a “fundamentally different vision about who we are as a country.”

That rings quite true, actually. The GOP wants smaller government. The GOP wants to retain the all-American concept of personal responsibility. The GOP wants Americans to continue enjoying their ages old freedoms and liberties.

On the other hand, Obama and his old-style Democrat cohorts want everyone forced onto their plantation, toiling day in and day out for the benefit of he and his overlords and left without all that messy freedom business. A vote for Democrats is a vote for the old-style, ante-bellum Democrat Party.

I’d say that’s a pretty stark difference, wouldn’t you?

About Warner Todd Huston

Warner Todd Huston is a Chicago-based freelance writer, has been writing opinion editorials and social criticism since early 2001 and is featured on many websites such as Andrew Breitbart's, and all Breitbart News' other sites,,, and many, many others. Additionally, he has been a frequent guest on talk-radio programs across the country to discuss his opinion editorials and current events as well as appearing on TV networks such as CNN, Fox News, Fox Business Network, and various Chicago-based news programs. He has also written for several history magazines and appears in the book "Americans on Politics, Policy and Pop Culture" which can be purchased on He is also the owner and operator of Feel free to contact him with any comments or questions : EMAIL Warner Todd Huston and follow him on Twitter, on Google Plus , and Facebook.
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