The new Caesar and his first Ides of March
By Michael Moriarty
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, who is figuratively Emperor Obama's Calpurnia, the grand wife and mother of the Progressive New World Order, is singing arias of maternal concern for both the legal and illegal Mexican immigrants in California.
If you plan to run the World, aren't your nearest neighbors automatically citizens of your empire?
What megalomania do they both share that has led them to a situation where $165 million in bonuses were obviously treated by the Democratic Imperial Court as if they were chump change … and then, of course, when the American people find out about that Imperial Court's possible approval of those bonuses, the Democratic Congress drags the AIG Chairman, Mr. Liddy, up on the Hill to stab him with their indignation and let him bleed all over nationwide television?
Our Caesar, President Barack Obama, during this administration's first Ides of March, is, of course, on the other side of the continent. He's out there in Hollywood entertaining America on Jay Leno's show while Nancy Pelosi commiserates on the same Pacific coast with illegal Mexican immigrants. Both seem remarkably out of touch with the growing rage in many corners of America.
Please read, perhaps for the second time, my brief, editorial series on Meganomics (Part 1, 2, 3 and 4) and my response to George Soros' estimate of the economic crisis. These are, I think appropriately disturbing preludes to the Obama/Pelosi Imperial Opera House of Stimulus Cards.
Not only who but where do they think they are?
In all fairness, this leap of the Washington elite into Roman togas was certainly not a quick-change impulse. It had been made the singular objective of the White House by Caesar 41, George H. W. Bush and his claim that he, like Octavius Caesar, would institute a "Pax Americana".
The Judeo-Christian underpinning to Western Civilization and particularly the United States of America, where is it?
We live in a New World Order Empire that has all the "Oldest Songs" of history in it. We have the entire globe split up into the "Huns" of Putin's Russia, the Islamic "hordes" of Ahmadinejad and the Taliban, the obligatorily "Inscrutable Orient" of Red China and, of course, the United States' repeated effort to institute a Roman-style Pax Americana over the entire earth.
With President Obama the imperial attitudes have grown so "over-the-top" that … well … his recent, first Ides of March would be hilarious if the hypocrisy of both he and his political wife, Nancy Pelosi, weren't so homicidal.
Yes, the Progressive approvals for abortion, embryonic stem cell research and euthanasia, now so draped in euphemisms such as "pro-choice" and "medical research", are beginning to look like a linguistically cleansed and hygienic version of burgeoning genocide.
"Everybody's doin' it!"
So why not us?!
It's the Progressive "Thing"!!
Well, as I've said numerous times before, it is not America nor anything approaching what was defined as "American" in the Declaration of Independence and by such words as "all men are created equal" and the "inalienable right to life".
Empress Pelosi claimed in California recently that the arrest of illegal immigrants is "un-American".
If you define the meaning of "American" by the few but fully Marxist corners of South America and the Caribbean, then perhaps Ms. Pelosi is right.
It is, however, the obligation of the United States to uphold its Declaration of Independence. Until legalized abortion, euthanasia and embryonic stem cell research are curtailed this Progressive America will be the United States in name only.
Ms. Pelosi and her Imperially metaphorical husband's idea of America, the Progressive vision of a New World Order and the Pax Americana, these have most recently revealed themselves as amounting to "taxation without representation!"
It's now a shouting match … and, I must say, the extraordinary staff on Fox television shouts much better than I do. Few who dare to challenge that network's hosts in debate have the lung-power let alone the intelligence to out-debate these moderators who have been trained first in radio.
God bless Fox television and the likes of Glenn Beck, Bill O'Reilly, Sean Hannity, Greta Van Susteren, Megyn Kelly, Neil Cavuto and guests such as Michelle Malkin, Jonah Goldberg, Charles Krauthammer and Laura Ingraham.
President Obama's Imperial ambitions, so supported by the Clinton/Bush years of Pax Americana … are filled with pagan … yes, utterly pagan values to what is basically a personal greed for power and a diabolical hypocrisy that imported Marxist paradigms under the banner of "Change We Can Believe In".
Yes, increasingly visible and audible demands from the labor unions, plus feminist tirades about a woman's rights over not only her own body but the very life of her own child, put them together and you have the populist chemistry to elect an Ahab and Jezebel as President of the United States and Speaker of the House.
One certain thing about Judeo-Christianity: there is nothing new under the sun – Roman Empires, ancient or otherwise - that has not already been foreseen in the Bible, including Communism, which, in light of Stalin and Mao, is no more than another attempt at playing Caesar.
What's the difference between Julius Caesar and the American Presidents for the last twenty years?
They're now letting their Calpurnias such as Nancy Pelosi and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton do all the dirty work.
Michael Moriarty is a Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning actor who starred in the landmark television series Law and Order from 1990 to 1994. His recent film and TV credits include The Yellow Wallpaper, 12 Hours to Live, Santa Baby and Deadly Skies. Contact Michael at firstname.lastname@example.org.