How Ebola Killed Democratic Party

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By Wayne Allyn Root

 

Hi I’m Wayne Allyn Root for Personal Liberty. Obama doesn’t seem concerned about Ebola. He won’t seal the border. He won’t ban flights from the Ebola Zone. He named an “Ebola Czar” who knows nothing about healthcare. He sent 4000 U.S. military troops into harm’s way in the Ebola Zone. Now a GOP Congressman claims plans are underway to bring non-American Ebola victims to the U.S. for treatment. http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/10/28/lawmaker-claims-plans-may-be-in-pipeline-to-bring-non-citizens-to-us-for-ebola/

 

Americans are fed up. They’ve had enough. Obama’s incompetence, ignorance, mental instability, or callous disregard for the health of the American people is the talk of the country (outside of Washington DC).

 

The irony is that while Ebola has so far done very little damage to the American people (with only one person in America dead), Ebola’s chief victim appears to be President Obama and the Democratic Party. Obama’s response to Ebola has finally convinced the electorate that Obama is dangerous to our health. Ebola has finally shifted the electorate away from Obama and his Democratic Party. People finally understand the emperor has no clothes. The result is clear- a Republican landslide is forming.

 

How bad will the coming election results be for Obama and Democrats?

 

The GOP is on the cusp of another historic landslide- similar to the one I predicted publicly in 2010. http://www.rootforamerica.com/webroot/oldblog/index.php?m=10&y=10&entry=entry101027-115514

 

Back then, I predicted the GOP would win 50 to 60 Congressional seats. The experts said I was out of my mind. The GOP won 63 seats.

It was the biggest landslide in almost a century. Ironically it was all based on a fear of Obamacare. http://www.conservapedia.com/2010_Midterm_Elections

 

This time polls suggest the results on November 4th will be even worse than 2010. Polls show generic Republican Congressional candidates leading by more than four years ago. This time the results are based on the real-life results of Obamacare, combined with a fear of the healthcare scare of our lifetime- Ebola. http://www.washingtonpost.com/page/2010-2019/WashingtonPost/2014/10/28/National-Politics/Polling/release_371.xml

 

How bad is this coming landslide? CNN reports that Democrats are trailing badly even in Massachusetts.

http://www.cnn.com/2014/10/24/politics/coakely-boston-globe-poll/index.html?hpt=po_c2

 

Democrats will be wiped out. It’s all breaking wrong for Obama and the Democrats. Want proof? Here’s a reality more telling than polls.

 

It’s Fall. Leaves are changing color. That means political campaign time. Congress is up for re-election. This is always when presidents are criss-crossing the nation campaigning full-time for their candidates. But something strange is happening this year. There’s no president in sight. Obama is so invisible there are rumors he’s in the Witness Protection Program.

 

 

Democratic candidates are making believe Obama has never existed. Yes, I said Democrats. His Democrats. The same Democrats who supported his policies. The same Democrats who passed his policies. The same Democrats that proudly took credit for “saving” the economy. The same Democrats who took credit for “saving” healthcare. The same Democrats who promised to “chase ISIS to the gates of hell.”

 

That was of course before they went door to door in their districts and found out from their own constituents that the economy hasn’t been saved, healthcare has been ruined and ISIS is laughing at and mocking Obama.

 

Now those same Democrats…Obama’s brothers and sisters in socialist policy…are on the run from Obama like he’s contagious. The medical term might be “loser’s disease.” They don’t want Obama anywhere near them. Not on the stage with them. Not in a photo. Not in the same city. Not in the same state. Obama is as toxic as Ebola…to Democrats!

 

Even Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman won’t answer questions about the President. What’s the matter Debbie, cat got your tongue? http://www.bloomberg.com/politics/articles/2014-10-22/dnc-chairwoman-evades-questions-about-obama

 

Suddenly Democratic allies of Obama claim they’ve never met Obama. They’ve never been in the same room as Obama. They’ve never heard of Obama. They’re diving off stages like trained acrobats to avoid appearing in a picture with Obama. They won’t even admit they ever voted for Obama. “Obama who?”

 

It’s like a real-life version of Jimmy Stewart’s “It’s a Wonderful Life.” Obama is alive and he gets to actually watch a world where people claim he’s never existed. To Democrats the last six years never happened. Amazing.

 

Even the New York Times is commenting publicly about it. The Times lamented in a recent editorial that only one Democratic Senate candidate in the whole country (Gary Peters of Michigan) is willing to be pictured next to Obama anywhere in the country. Most won’t even admit they voted for him (see Alison Grimes of Kentucky). The Times is aghast. “Why aren’t they defending his policies?” the NY Times asks in shock and dismay. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/22/opinion/alison-lundergan-grimes-kay-hagan-and-other-candidates-avoid-obama.html?_r=0

 

Could it be because in the real world Obama’s economic policies, healthcare policies, Ebola policies and foreign policies are all failing miserably? Could it be because the American middle class finally understands that the biggest danger to America’s future is sitting in the White House?

 

Thank goodness Ebola has not exploded into a pandemic inside America…yet. But make no mistake- Ebola is deadly. And there are certainly two high-profile victims: Barack Obama and the Democratic Party.

 

I’m Wayne Allyn Root for Personal Liberty. I’ll see you next week- after the great Republican landslide of 2014. God Bless America.

 

Is Obama in Witness Protection Program?

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By Wayne Allyn Root

 

Remember the children’s book series “Where is Waldo?” http://whereswaldo.com/index.html#home

 

Remember the children’s game show, “Where in the world is Carmen Sandiego?”

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Where_in_the_World_Is_Carmen_Sandiego%3F_(game_show)

 

Remember the NBC Today Show’s catchy contest, “Where in the world is Matt Lauer?”

http://www.today.com/id/24298360/ns/today-where_in_the_world/t/where-world-matt-lauer-guess/

 

It’s time for a new question: “Where in the world is Obama?” Because the President of the United States is missing. Gone. Disappeared. AWOL.

 

Obama is so invisible, it’s likely no one would notice if he’d been kidnapped. The real question is, would the Secret Service even notice?

 

It’s Fall. That means political campaign time. Congress is up for re-election. This is always when presidents are criss-crossing the nation campaigning full-time for their candidates. But something strange is happening this year. There’s no president in sight. Obama is so invisible there are rumors he’s in the witness protection program.

 

Democratic candidates are making believe Obama has never existed. Yes, I said Democrats. His Democrats. The same Democrats who supported his policies. The same Democrats who passed his policies. The same Democrats that proudly took credit for “saving” the economy. The same Democrats who took credit for “saving” healthcare.

 

That was of course before they went door to door in their districts and found out from their own constituents that the economy hasn’t been saved and healthcare has been ruined.

 

Now those same Democrats…Obama’s brothers and sisters in socialist policy…are on the run from Obama like he’s contagious. The medical term might be “loser’s disease.” They don’t want Obama anywhere near them. Not on the stage with them. Not in a photo. Not in the same city. Not in the same state. Obama is as toxic as Ebola…to Democrats!

 

Suddenly Democratic allies of Obama have never met Obama. They’ve never been in the same room as Obama. They’ve never heard of Obama. They won’t even admit they ever voted for Obama. “Obama who?”

 

It’s like a real-life version of Jimmy Stewart’s “It’s a Wonderful Life.” Obama is alive and he gets to actually watch a world where people claim he’s never existed. To Democrats the last six years never happened. Amazing.

 

Even the New York Times is commenting publicly about it. The Times lamented in a recent editorial that only one Democratic Senate candidate in the whole country (Gary Peters of Michigan) is willing to be pictured next to Obama anywhere in the country. Most won’t even admit they voted for him (see Alison Grimes of Kentucky). The Times is aghast. “Why aren’t they defending his policies?” the NY Times asks in shock and dismay. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/22/opinion/alison-lundergan-grimes-kay-hagan-and-other-candidates-avoid-obama.html?_r=0

 

Could it be because in the real world Obama’s economy and healthcare system are failing? That’s something no one on the Upper East Side of Manhattan would know about.

 

Even Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman won’t answer questions about the President, or if even her candidates should campaign on his policies. http://www.bloomberg.com/politics/articles/2014-10-22/dnc-chairwoman-evades-questions-about-obama

 

What’s the matter Debbie? Cat got your tongue?

 

What does all of this mean? It means the GOP is about to win another historic landslide- similar to the one I predicted publicly in 2010. http://www.rootforamerica.com/webroot/oldblog/index.php?m=10&y=10&entry=entry101027-115514

 

Back then, I predicted the GOP would win 50 to 60 Congressional seats. The experts said I was out of my mind. The GOP won 63 seats. http://www.conservapedia.com/2010_Midterm_Elections

 

Another historic tidal wave is coming in November. Democrats will be wiped out. It’s all breaking wrong for Obama and the Democrats.

 

And if these poor confused distraught Democrats don’t understand why, just ask any middle class voter in your district about jobs, the economy, Obamacare, ISIS, Ebola and a wide open border leaving America wide open to poverty, debt, disease and terrorism. It’s that simple.

 

That’s why Obama has joined the Witness Protection Program.

WHAT’S MORE TOXIC TO AMERICA- EBOLA OR OBAMA?

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By Wayne Allyn Root

 

From my commentaries the last few weeks, you know I’m concerned about a potential Ebola pandemic inside America. Nonetheless Ebola is a worry about a potential problem. A theoretical problem. No one knows yet how much damage Ebola can do to America.

 

On the other hand, we have already experienced the damage, destruction and pain of Obama. Let’s compare Ebola to Obama.

 

Ebola- so far, 1 dead and 2 nurses infected.

 

Obama- almost 50 million Americans on food stamps, 108 million on welfare or other entitlement programs, an all-time record number on disability. Over $3.7 trillion has been spent on welfare over the past five years under Obama. http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/report-us-spent-37-trillion-welfare-over-last-5-years_764582.html

 

Ebola- the healthcare, decantamination and security costs for Ebola are frightening. Each patient could cost in excess of $1 million to treat. But so far there are only a handful of patients. Ebola is with us for weeks, or months. Then it’s gone.

 

Obama- the $7 trillion in debt added by Obama (so far) will cause decades of pain for American consumers and taxpayers,  damage middle class quality of life, and reduce U.S. economic growth for many generations to come.

 

Ebola- threatens to damage various sectors of the economy, but no one knows how bad it might be.

 

Obama- already destroyed economy. Over 92 million working age Americans are not working. There are 10 million less Americans working than day Obama took office (even though the population is dramatically higher). We now have the lowest workforce participation rate in recorded history.

 

Ebola- this dreadful virus might overwhelm US healthcare system and result in higher health insurance premiums to pay for the massive cost.

 

Obama- no guesswork needed. The facts are in. Obamacare has already wrecked the U.S. healthcare system and dramatically increased our premium costs. Premiums were up more in the past year than in the prior eight years COMBINED. But the worst is yet to come- rates are going even higher (over 60% in Seattle for example). And millions of cancellation notices are going out in the next few weeks.

 

Ebola- this virus has no known interaction with the IRS. It never came after me personally.

 

Obama- used IRS to try to destroy conservative donors and critics. I’m a witness. The White House clearly ordered the IRS to try to destroy me not once, but twice. Judicial Watch demanded the IRS hand over all documents related to my case. The IRS had 30 days- BY LAW- to comply. That was 15 months ago. The IRS has broken the law of the United States for well over a year to coverup for the crimes of Obama.

 

Ebola- doesn’t sell guns to anyone.

 

Obama- in the “Fast and Furious scandal” the Obama administration sold guns to Mexican drug lords that killed over 200 Mexican citizens- plus a US border agent. So far that’s 200 more deaths than Ebola has caused in  North America.

 

Ebola- doesn’t trade deserters for 5 Jihadi terrorist murderers.

 

Obama- demoralizes U.S. military by making that unimaginable trade; cuts size of military dramatically; sends 4000 troops into Ebola Zone (with only 4 hours of Ebola training); and purges more generals than any president in history.

 

Ebola- never infected a single person at the U.S. Embassy in Benghazi.

 

Obama- allegedly traded arms to Muslim rebels that led to deaths of 4 American heroes at Benghazi; ignored pleas from our Ambassador for more security; denied a rescue mission while our heroes were under vicious attack; then covered up the tragedy by blaming it on obscure movie no one in Middle East ever watched.

 

Ebola- doesn’t steal my money or regulate me out of business.

 

Obama- put in place the single biggest tax increase (Obamacare) in history. http://reason.com/archives/2012/07/09/yes-actually-obamacare-is-the-biggest-ta

 

Worse, he has proposed the most tax increases in history that never passed- 442. http://www.atr.org/obama-has-proposed-442-tax-hikes-taking-office

 

Worst of all, Obama is the #1 regulator in U.S. history.http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/03/14/regulation-nation-new-study-finds-obama-is-no-1-regulator/

 

Ebola- so far has not affected the border.

 

Obama- has crippled border security. He has left our Southern border completely unsecured from massive waves of illegal immigrants desperate for cradle to grave entitlements; diseases like TB, Enterovirus and of course Ebola; and terrorist cells who could cross our wide open border and unleash a devastating 9-11-style attack on U.S. soil.

 

Ebola- so far poses no threat to Israel and has left the Middle East untouched.

 

Obama- his policies have endangered the security of Israel, and led to the “Arab Spring” that toppled dictators friendly to America, leaving the Middle East under attack from radical groups like ISIS.

 

Add it up.

 

Ebola is a terrible threat. But so far, it is only a threat.

 

Obama is toxic. Obama has had a devastating effect upon America’s economy, healthcare system, national interests and reputation across the globe.

 

Ebola might give us a punch in gut.

 

Obama could be fatal.

 

 

 

 

Ebola Could be Economic Catastrophe

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By Wayne Allyn Root

 

Everyone has it wrong. Americans are frightened to death of the medical implications of Ebola- as well they should be. I’ve never in my lifetime seen a disease that has infected and killed so many healthcare professionals. http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-10-16/who-shocked-427-ebola-infected-healthcare-workers-cases-top-9000-deaths-exceed-4500

The medical implications of Ebola are covered by the news media every second of every day. But it’s the economic implications that I fear are far more deadly. Ebola could turn into an unprecedented deathblow to the U.S. economy, even if very few Americans ever die from it.

I might have been the first columnist to write of the danger for Ebola to cause catastrophic damage to the U.S. economy back on September 4th, predicting it could shut down commerce and cause a stock market crash. http://www.theblaze.com/contributions/is-a-devastating-stock-market-crash-on-the-way/

Unfortunately I might have also been the first American to experience damage from Ebola to my “personal economy” 2 weeks ago. As a branding expert, I speak at business conventions and conferences all over the world. I had already been booked for weeks as the keynote speaker for an event in Dallas in early November. Then came the announcement that Thomas Duncan was being treated for Ebola in a Dallas hospital.

Within days of this announcement, I got the phone call that the event I was speaking at was cancelled, because so many attendees refused to travel to Dallas. Many who cancelled called it “the epicenter of Ebola in the United States.” They were all frightened that Ebola could spread in Dallas like wildfire by November.

This event was cancelled before Thomas Duncan died. This happened before either of the two nurses got sick with Ebola. This happened before the second nurse got on an airplane to Dallas with a fever and potentially exposed 132 other souls (and their family, friends, office workers) to Ebola.

Already 2 weeks ago- just with the knowledge that one person had contracted Ebola- Dallas was stigmatized. Whether Dallas’ political or business leaders understood it or not back then, the Dallas economy was about to suffer a terrible blow. So is any other city or industry that comes into contact with “the brand” Ebola. Airlines could be ruined. Cruise lines could be ruined. The economies of entire cities could be crippled.

My fear today – based on personal experience- is not of the medical damage of an Ebola pandemic (or even the threat of one), but of the potential catastrophic damage to the U.S. economy. The implications are enormous. The entire U.S. economy could suffer what Dallas is already experiencing- a devastating decline in travel and commerce.

Consider the implications. My hometown is Las Vegas, Nevada- the tourism and convention capital of America. One single case of Ebola in Las Vegas and tourism could suffer a dramatic decline or shutdown. The lobbies of mega resort casinos will instantly look like the days after 9-11, when you could roll a bowling ball through the main lobby of famous hotels like Bellagio, MGM Grand, Mirage and Venetian and hit no one. They were ghost towns in the aftermath of the World Trade Center terrorist attack and airline shutdown. They remained ghost towns for months after 9-11. Billions of dollars were lost.

Ebola could make the economic damage of 9-11 look like “child’s play” in Vegas…in Orlando…in Manhattan…in Hollywood…in any or perhaps every tourist center of America. 9-11 was a one-day event. Ebola doesn’t end in a day. Once a deadly Ebola pandemic starts, it plays out for weeks, or months, or even years. The fear of flying, traveling, or attending events in public places with crowds might last for years.

The economic threat from Ebola extends from tourist locales to airlines, cruise lines, car rentals, restaurants, supermarkets, movie theatres, Broadway plays, business conferences, sporting events…to literally any theatre, stadium or venue holding thousands of people. Entire sports seasons could be cancelled. All commerce in this country could grind to a halt.

Yes, the health implications of catching or dying from Ebola is certainly something to fear. But the economic implications are far worse. Because Ebola doesn’t have to kill thousands, or tens of thousands, or hundreds of thousands, to destroy the U.S. economy. Only a handful of cases could incite enough fear and panic to bring all commerce to a halt. Ask the city of Dallas. Ask Frontier Airlines. Ask Carnival Cruises. Ask travel operators who book African safaris- their businesses have been crippled. Bookings are off by as much as 70% in the past month. http://www.cnn.com/2014/10/17/travel/africa-safaris-ebola/index.html

The tragic part about this is it never had to happen. The blame falls squarely on one man- President Barack Obama. No one could have guaranteed Ebola would not come to our shores. But the odds of a pandemic, panic and economic collapse could have been reduced to almost nil with five simple measures:

1. Secure and seal the border with Mexico.

2. Ban all flights from the Ebola Zone. This should have been done 3 months ago and Thomas Duncan could never have come to America. Those two nurses would not be infected.

3. Quarantine every Ebola Zone citizen traveling into the United States, no matter where their flight comes from.

4. Recall thousands of U.S. troops sent into harm’s way in the Ebola Zone to fight an invisible deadly virus, thereby risking a devastating pandemic among our military personnel (and the spread of Ebola back to their families and communities in America).

5. Who is in charge? Both the President and CDC obviously have no idea what they’re doing. Confusion and paralysis reigns. We need an “Ebola Czar” who is a well-respected, world-class medical expert, not a political hack whose resume is a tribute to handing out government contracts to Democratic donors. This is a life or death situation. This is no time to play politics.

Or is this just another case of “Let no crisis go to waste”? The right choice to calm America would be the brilliant retired neurosurgeon Dr. Benjamin Carson.

Any Ebola pandemic and the economic collapse that results falls squarely upon the shoulders of the man whose poor decisions made his all possible- President Barack Obama.

Wayne’s latest book is: “The Murder of the Middle Class.” Wayne Allyn Root is a former Libertarian Vice Presidential nominee, successful entrepreneur, small business defender, business speaker, Capital Evangelist, and conservative media personality – appearing on over 6,000 interviews in the past five years. Wayne’s web site: ROOTforAmerica.com.

It’s Time to Remove Obama from Office- Before He Gets Us All Killed

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By Wayne Allyn Root

 

Only a madman would gamble with our lives…our children’s lives…and the entire American economy. Why would President Obama play “Russian Roulette” with the future of our country? It’s a gamble no sane leader would take.

 

The life and death issue is Ebola. The President is more concerned with political correctness (and golf) than taking common sense precautions to prevent a deadly pandemic. Why does this President not see his responsibility is to keep the odds as low as possible?

 

There are three simple, common sense actions any President who cared about American citizens would take:

 

#1) Ban all flights from the Ebola Zone and quarantine all travelers coming from any Ebola Zone. This is an absolute ‘no brainer’. Time is wasting. It should have been done months ago and may already be too late. Who knows how many people in America right now (or flying here tonight or tomorrow) are already infected.

 

#2) Secure and seal the border- NOW. Any day, any minute, illegal immigrants sick with Ebola could be walking across our border.

 

Worse, how easy is it for our radical Muslim enemies to send Ebola infected terrorists across the border? How simple to infect and send hundreds of “Ebola suicide terrorists” into our hospitals and children’s schools.

All our radical Jihadist enemies have to do is inject tainted Ebola blood into volunteer suicide bombers or worse, innocent children, and send them across the border.  Undetectable, they walk across our Southern border showing no symptoms and surrender to U.S. border agents. Obama disperses them across the country where they sneeze or cough on their lawyers, caretakers, and classmates. It’s that easy…it’s that simple, to start a deadly Ebola Pandemic across America.

 

Equally disturbing, what if Ebola spreads to Mexico, Central or South America. Suddenly panic ensues and hundreds of thousands of their citizens (or even millions) run for the U.S. border looking for America’s medical system to save them, spreading Ebola like wildfire… into your home and mine.

 

Our border is wide open to bring death and disaster, ending America as we know it. Yet President Obama is unwilling to do a thing to secure it. Nothing. Nada. Zip. Zilch.

 

The question is why?

 

#3) Return all U.S. troops from the Ebola Zone. Obama’s decision to send troops to Africa is pure madness. No good can come from sending 4000 U.S. troops into harm’s way of an invisible deadly germ.

Can you imagine the panic that will ensue if any of our troops contract Ebola? What if a ship becomes infected? Would it stay at sea while most die and until the survivors are deemed safe? Will returning planes be diverted to military bases where every soldier is a ticking time bomb that could infect friends, family, entire communities?

 

Mr. President, it’s time to tell the truth about Ebola. It is far easier to become infected than doctors or health experts are telling us. We are told becoming infected is an extremely remote possibility. Really?  An NBC cameraman got Ebola without ever touching a sick patient, or entering the room of an Ebola victim. A nurse in Dallas got Ebola while wearing heavy protective gear. Over 200 doctors and nurses in Africa are dead despite wearing protective gear, washing hands with bleach, and knowing exactly what they were dealing with. Still they are powerless to stop it.

 

My new book, “The Murder of the Middle Class”, focuses on economic murder. Ebola is the embodiment of this murder. An Ebola pandemic will kill thousands, if not hundreds of thousands of Americans. But separate from the human tragedy, the economic cost will overwhelm and bankrupt our country.

 

The cost of treating just one Ebola patient is beyond comprehension: special ambulances; isolation chambers; hazmat suits; weeks or months in the hospital; quarantines for every person that came into contact with the Ebola victim; decontamination teams for their homes; and even special handling of bodies for burial.

 

We’re talking about millions of dollars per Ebola patient. Multiply that times thousands, tens of thousands, hundreds of thousands, maybe even millions of victims. If Ebola gets loose in a crowded urban area, America’s economy will crumble.

 

Then there’s the death of tourism and commerce. Restaurants, hotels, airlines, shopping centers, movie theatres, sporting events, tourism and entertainment of all kinds will be shut down. Sports seasons will be cancelled. Americans will be trapped in their homes, frightened to go outside. Commerce will grind to a halt. Jobs lost by the millions. The economic devastation will be unimaginable. America’s economy (already on the ropes) will be in ashes. The result could be total economic ruin.

 

Yet knowing all this, Obama does nothing. He refuses to secure the border. He sends our young military men and women into the death zone to face an invisible killer. He even purposely chooses to refuse to do something so simple and common sense as ban flights and quarantine travelers from the Ebola Zone.

 

Our President is putting all of our lives, our families, our economic survival, at risk. He is gambling with our children, our jobs, the future survival of America. Yet none of this has to happen.

 

Why take that gamble? Why risk economic suicide? Why not take all possible actions and precautions to limit the possibility of a widespread epidemic?

 

Is Obama criminally insane? A madman? An ignorant, delusional fool? Or is he doing this purposely to overwhelm America’s economic system? Does it matter?

 

By the way, as America’s first case of Ebola transmitted on U.S. soil was announced, where was Obama? Playing his 200th round of golf as president. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2790237/war-rages-middle-east-dallas-confirms-second-ebola-victim-s-obama-hitting-links-200th-golf-game-president.html

 

Any American who isn’t blind can see something is very wrong. It’s time for patriots, political and military leaders to speak up. Our President is clearly reckless, irresponsible, incompetent or evil. Regardless of the reason, for the sake of our families, and our physical and economic survival, it’s time to remove Obama from office.

 

Now…before it’s too late. Before he gets us all killed.

Happy Anniversary to Obamacare- the Gift That Keeps on Giving!

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By Wayne Allyn Root

 

 

Last week was the anniversary of Obamacare. Obamacare is like marriage. One year seems like decades. As FDR said of Pearl Harbor, this anniversary is a date that will live in infamy.

 

But the GOP shouldn’t run away from Obamacare, they should embrace it.

 

Obamacare is their ticket to a landslide victory in 2014 and 2016. Scream about it day and night from the highest mountains! Celebrate the anniversary. Never look a gift horse in the mouth.

 

Republican politicians and strategists need to get out of Washington DC and stop listening to the mainstream media. The Kool Aid-drinking mainstream media is either delusional, or lying to cover-up for the massive failure of Obama’s one and only “signature achievement.” The truth is middle America is steaming mad. Angry. Depressed. Feeling ripped off. The reason why is simple- because they have now lived with Obamacare for a year. They now know the truth, first hand.

 

We don’t need the media to tell us Obamacare is a failure and a rip-off. We are living it. We are witness to the scene of the crime. In 2012 everyone was debating the pros and cons of Obamacare based on guesses. Today Obamacare is in effect. No one needs to guess.

 

Millions of Americans have lost their health insurance. Millions more have seen massive unaffordable increases. Millions more have seen their jobs cut from full-time to part-time. Funny how none of these facts have made it into the mainstream media.

 

Take this author and small businessman for example. My family’s health insurance has gone from $500 per month to $1,700 per month thanks to Obamacare. But my fun was just beginning. Because the tripling of my rates wasn’t the worst part. In July we received a notice from Aetna that our insurance was being cancelled. The reason? Because of the mandates of Obamacare Aetna can no longer afford to insure my family for $1,700 per month.

 

What will the new rate be? $2000 per month? $2500 per month? Will they charge me $30,000 per year (before taxes) to provide health coverage for a family that has never experienced a major illness?

 

Think about this for a moment. Aetna is a faceless bureaucracy. The 3rd biggest insurance company in America. They don’t “know me from Adam.” They don’t know my income. They have no idea if I’m rich or poor. Health insurance rates aren’t based on income. That means across America millions of insurance customers are getting massive premium increases and cancellation notices.

 

The lives of average middle class Americans are being ruined by Obamacare. Since the average income in America is about $50,000 per year, how will anyone afford $20,000 or $25,000 or $30,000 insurance bills? You think people are panicking across America? You’re damn right they are.

 

So far it’s only small business owners and independent contractors getting these cancellations and dramatic price increases. They always come first. But soon it will be large corporations. They will have no choice but to either layoff employees by the millions, or drop health insurance for employees. A disaster is about to befall America and the U.S. economy- most of it will come after the election.

 

Think I’m wrong? Just this morning one of the shoes dropped. Fox News reported hundreds of thousands of Americans are receiving cancellation notices from 13 states and the District of Columbia in the next few days. http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/10/09/more-than-dozen-states-plan-to-cancel-health-care-policies-not-in-compliance/

 

 

But I’m not done with the bad news yet. One of my dearest friends is a lifelong liberal Democrat who voted twice for Obama. He called days ago to tell me a story everyone needs to hear. He said, “Wayne you were right. Obamacare is a disaster.” I almost feinted. I asked him what made him “see the light?” He told me the story of the checkout gals at his favorite grocery store.

 

He has shopped at the same supermarket story for many years. The checkout gals are all Hispanic single mothers. After years of shopping twice a week in that same store, my friend has become old friends with these supermarket checkout gals. They always ask each other, “How’s life? How’s your family?” This time they told him a sad story.

 

Because of Obamacare they’ve all been cut from full-time employees to part-time. They are frightened. They have no idea how they’ll pay their bills. They have no idea how they’ll pay the rent.

 

Worse, Wal*Mart just announced they are ending healthcare benefits for part-time employees. Wal*Mart employees over 1.3 million Americans.http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-10-07/walmart-ends-healthcare-benefits-workers-under-30-hours

 

This is the future of America under Obamacare. Nothing but low-wage part-time jobs…and no healthcare benefits. Good luck. You are all now dependent on government for survival.

 

Obamacare is a tragedy for middle class Americans. Like the title of my new book, it is “The Murder of the Middle Class.” If you’re a small business owner you are being ripped-off (ie sacrificed) to pay the bill for 30 million new patients who are getting it for free. If you’re working class (like those supermarket checkout gals, or Wal*Mart employees) there’s a good chance you’re about to lose your job, or be downgraded to part-time hours, or have all or part of the health insurance bill dumped on you.

 

It’s a bloodbath. Yes, it’s true some people are happy. Millions of poor people have gotten something for nothing. But those are lifelong loyal Democratic voters. Obama and his socialist cabal don’t gain one vote from that group.

 

But the lives of millions of middle class Americans- many of them independent voters, or blue dog Democrats- have been damaged badly by Obamacare. They are angry and they will take it out on Obama and the Democratic Party this November…

 

If Republicans use Obamacare as a hammer…

 

If Republicans tie the tragic consequences of Obamacare to Obama and the Democratic Party.

 

So my message to the GOP is simple: Don’t run from Obamacare. Embrace it. Obamacare is the anniversary gift that keeps on giving.

 

If played right, if we scream about it from the highest mountains, Obamacare’s anniversary is the gift that will lead to a GOP landslide in November…and for many years to come.

Happy Anniversary!

Latest Job Report is Pure Fraud

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By Wayne Allyn Root

 

Here we go again. The latest jobs report is out- and it’s pure fraud. Fantasy. Bogus. Lies and propaganda passed off as “good news.” The reality is it’s a disaster for America and our middle class.

 

The “facts” released by our “honest and transparent government” report 248,000 new jobs created, beating expectations by a mile. The “facts” report unemployment dropping to 5.9%, the lowest since 2008.

 

It’s as if Obama is saying, “If you like your job, you can keep it.”

 

But you can’t. It’s no more truthful or realistic than “If you like your insurance, you can keep it.” Same fraud. Same lies. Same propaganda. Same “Banana Republic media” reporting fantasy as truth.

 

Here’s the nightmare REAL facts about the latest jobs report:

 

First the reason unemployment dropped to the fantasy level of 5.9% is that 315,000 more Americans dropped out of the Labor Force (in one month). http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-10-03/labor-participation-rate-drops-36-year-low-record-926-million-americans-not-labor-fo

 

Where did they go? Most of them dropped off unemployment to get on welfare, food stamps or disability. Many of them waited until reaching age 62 or 65 to join the Social Security rolls.They just barely hung on until retirement age and will never work again. Where will America get the money to pay for all these welfare, food stamp, disability and Social Security checks? We’re already broke. This just adds to the crushing unsustainable $18 trillion debt.

 

This isn’t good news. It’s a disaster.

 

Adding to the misery, the Labor Force Participation rate just dropped to the lowest in 36 years. There are now 92.6 million working-age Americans NOT working. http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-10-03/labor-participation-rate-drops-36-year-low-record-926-million-americans-not-labor-fo

 

This isn’t good news. It’s a disaster.

 

Like those late night infomercials say- “But wait. There’s more!”

 

How can 248,000 new jobs be a good thing if average hourly wages just dropped for only the 6th time since the failure of Lehman Brothers? http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-10-03/wageless-recovery-average-hourly-earnings-suffer-first-monthly-decline-july-2013

 

The middle class isn’t getting richer, it’s getting poorer. Under Obama we are struggling to survive…we are struggling to pay bills…that’s if we keep our jobs.

 

This isn’t good news. It’s a disaster.

 

The bad news is coming in waves. The only people being hired are your grandparents. 230,000 of the new jobs went to those in the 55 to 69 year old age group. In the prime working age group of 24 to 54 years old, 10,000 jobs were lost. Yes, I said lost. http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-10-03/hiring-grandparents-only-230k-september-were-added-55-69-age-group-10k-lost-prime-25

 

Holy freaking batman! What is happening? It means grandma and grandpa are desperate and willing to take grandson’s low wage job to survive until Social Security kicks in. The U.S. workforce is now the oldest in history. And if grandpa has to work (out of desperation) until the day he dies, there will never be any decent jobs for the grandkids.

 

This isn’t good news. It’s a disaster.

 

But I’ve saved the worst news for last. What good is the news of 248,000 new jobs if they are all part-time or low wage jobs? 4 of the 5 new jobs were in the lowest quality categories.http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-10-03/4-5-top-job-additions-september-were-low-or-minimum-wage

 

Obama is creating a nation of desperate, government-dependent minimum wage workers. If you lose your $100,000 job, get ready to clean toilets, flip burgers, mow lawns, or work at The Gap. Because that’s all that’s available among the new jobs.

 

Welcome to Obama’s America- where up is down…where bad news is reported as good news…where old is the new young (because only old people work anymore)…where minimum wage is this President’s obsession because minimum wage jobs are the centerpiece of the Obama economy.

 

This folks is an unmitigated disaster. This is the murder of the middle class.

 

And…

 

This jobs report is pure fraud.

WHO WOULD YOU PICK- OBAMA OR DEREK JETER?

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By Wayne Allyn Root

 

Derek Jeter aka “The Captain” of the New York Yankees played his last game a couple of weeks ago. He ended his career with an RBI single in Boston, after ending his career at home in Yankee stadium with a game-winning, walk-off, RBI single. Jeter defines a leader. He has the 6th highest hit total in the history of baseball. He was the captain of five World Championship teams. But his qualities go so much deeper.

 

Jeter never bragged. He never used words like “I.” He gave credit to others for his achievements. He never demeaned or denigrated others. He always made the people around him feel better. He always played like a gentleman- never cheating or trying to gain unfair advantage (which is why Jeter is beloved by even his opponents). He refused to accept defeat. He therefore made the people around him better.

 

The result? In 20 years as a Yankee…over 2700 games played…over 11,000 at bats…he played in exactly FOUR games where his team was not in playoff contention. FOUR games in 20 years. FOUR games out of almost 3000 games played. Basically every single game he ever played in, in 20 years, his team was in the hunt for a championship. For virtually every single game he played in, in a 20 year career he was a winner. For virtually every single game in 20 years, Jeter’s team had a chance to be the world champion. Amazing.

 

Oh and once he got there to the postseason, he rose to the occasion. His 200 postseason hits happen to be the most in baseball history. When it counted, when all the chips were on the line, Jeter played at his best. That’s leadership.

 

Now let’s compare Derek Jeter’s attributes to President Obama’s leadership skills and attributes. Obama brags incessantly. He uses the “I” word dozens of times in every speech. He denigrates and demonizes his opposition every chance he gets (“You didn’t build that”). He plays dirty- he uses the IRS and other government agencies to intimidate and destroy the lives of his critics and scare the biggest donors of his opposition. He divides people into class, race, gender, religion, political affiliation. He lies (“If you like your insurance, you can keep your insurance”). He encourages hatred, jealousy, bitterness and strife. Obama’s rhetoric has led to more racial strife and division than any modern President.

 

The American people have noticed. In polls Obama is rated the worst president since World War II. Lower than Jimmy Carter or George W. Bush. Lower even than Richard Nixon, the disgraced ex-president.

 

Now let’s compare the actual record of Jeter vs. Obama:

 

Jeter’s 5 world championships, 200 record-setting postseason hits, and the streak of 20 straight years of being a winner in virtually every game he played in…

 

Versus…

 

Obama.

 

Has America been a champion in anything, on any day in past 6 years of Obama’s presidency?

 

Has our economy been a winner in any category for 6 straight years?

 

Have we been a leader in middle class job creation in any day in 6 straight years (as opposed to the few crappy low-wage, part-time jobs created)?

 

Has there been a day that middle class Americans were better under Obama than before?

 

Have we been a world leader on any day in past 6 years- respected, feared, considered a role model or moral beacon?

 

Do we feel like world champions? Does Obama make us feel as if anything is possible?

 

Name the category. I dare my liberal friends. I double dare you.

 

Of course all Kool Aid-drinking Democrats will immediately recite one answer- the stock market.

 

That’s it. That’s all Obama’s got. In six long years the stock market is the only thing Obama can claim as a winner.

 

Except it’s not true. It took almost $8 trillion in new debt to make the stock market go up. That’s the most debt in world history. That’s just about double the debt added by George W. Bush. That’s more debt by the time he leaves office than all previous presidents combined.

 

All that fake money printing has to be paid back….by our children and grandchildren. The rising stock market was all a mirage. All achieved by “cooking the books.” Take away almost $8 trillion in debt…and trillions printed by the Fed and sprinkled over Wall Street…and the stock market would never have gone up. We’d have been in an Obama Great Depression. Instead it was all covered up by fake money printing and deficit spending with money we didn’t have.

 

Now we are left with $8 trillion in new debt to pay back. It was like using a credit card to buy $100,000 in toys. But now you’re broke, jobless and owe back $100,000 at 18% interest rates. It was all short term instant gratification. Everything you bought will be confiscated by your creditors. The party is over.

 

Obama created Reagan’s “peace dividend” in reverse. Reagan spent billions on national defense and military buildup to bankrupt the evil Soviet Empire and end the threat of Cold War. As a result, we enjoyed 20 consecutive years of his “peace dividend”- thereby allowing Bill Clinton to reduce military spending and take credit for success and prosperity. Reagan set the stage for years of success. That’s leadership.

 

Obama has done the reverse. He has spent trillions of dollars to make himself look good, while the next guy holds the bag. He turned the stock market into a rigged craps game, thereby enriching his biggest donors (billionaires and unions) and pension funds- who in turn dipped into this piggy bank to fund Obama’s re-election. Obama took credit but the middle class is stuck with the bill. Quite a Ponzi scheme.

 

Obama’s actions will destroy our children’s and grandchildren’s quality of living. His debt will destroy the American Dream. This is “the murder of the middle class.” Obama’s legacy is the opposite of Jeter’s (or Reagan’s). Obama has left destruction, debt, failure and misery in his wake.

 

Derek Jeter defines a leader, winner, champion and role model. There isn’t an owner in all of sports, anywhere in the world who wouldn’t build a team around Derek Jeter. He is everyone’s first pick.

 

Would any owner build a team around Obama? Make him “The Captain?” Keep him as manager after six straight losing seasons?

 

Barack Obama was my college classmate (Columbia University Class of ’83). One thing I can tell you:

 

Barack Obama is no Derek Jeter.

Is Devastating Stock Market Crash on the Way?

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By Wayne Allyn Root

 

Is everyone asleep at switch? Stuck in La La Land? Delusional and detached just like our president? Whistling past the graveyard? Because a combination of my crystal ball and just a little common sense says a major stock market correction is in our future.

 

Does anyone on Wall Street read the news?

 

Security experts warn a terrorist attack on America soil appears imminent. Only days ago, the federal government agreed. http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/386694/judicial-watch-feds-bulletin-describes-threat-imminent-terrorist-attack-southern

 

Yet the stock market sits at all-time highs.

 

Where would the terrorists come from? Our Southern border with Mexico is wide open for anyone to walk across. Our border is under siege. Obama has no strategy to stop or even slow the invasion of America by desperate poor masses expecting billions of dollars in welfare from cradle to grave. Just the cost of educating the new illegal children in this school year is over $700 million. http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/09/02/cost-educating-new-class-illegal-immigrant-minors-estimated-at-over-760m/

America is already bankrupt and almost $18 trillion in debt. Where will the money come from?

 

Yet the stock market sits at all-time highs.

 

But our unsecured Southern border with Mexico could bring more than terrorism. Ebola is spiraling out of control. http://atlanta.cbslocal.com/2014/09/02/cdc-director-ebola-outbreak-is-spiraling-out-of-control/

World health experts are quietly preparing for an Ebola pandemic infecting as many as 100,000. If it reaches America’s shores the resulting panic could overwhelm the healthcare system, shutdown commerce, close schools and result in transportation and supply interruptions. All it takes is one infected illegal immigrant crossing into America, after exposing hundreds of others in cramped unsanitary conditions during the border crossing.

http://www.shtfplan.com/headline-news/u-s-hospitals-prep-for-ebola-outbreak-cases-may-exceed-100000-by-december-the-numbers-are-really-scary_09012014

 

Yet the stock market sits at all-time highs.

 

The situation in Ukraine just got much worse. There are over 20,000 Russian troops at border. NATO just proved with satellite imagery that Russia has physically entered Ukraine. The invasion has begun- a worst case scenario.

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-08-28/nato-releases-satellite-imagery-proof-russia-has-invaded-ukraine

 

Yet the stock market sits at all-time highs.

 

EU leaders and military experts are publicly warning this could be headed for WWIII.

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-08-28/german-security-expert-warns-war-between-russia-and-west-real-possibility

 

Yet the stock market sits at all-time highs.

 

The war between Israel and Hamas in Gaza may have been just a precursor of things to come. It too could lead to World War III.

 

Yet the stock market sits at all-time highs.

 

Yet all of these threats pale compared to ISIS. ISIS is the game-changer. ISIS is perhaps the biggest threat America has faced since Nazi Germany. And our president admits he has no strategy to combat this threat to our very existence. http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/aug/28/obama-admits-isil-dilemma-we-dont-have-strategy-ye/

 

Yet the stock market sits at all-time highs.

 

Then there’s the economy. Taxes are so high that companies are running away from America. Take just the latest example, Burger King. http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2014/08/26/Buffett-to-help-finance-Burger-King-deal–report

 

My CEO friends tell me virtually every billion-dollar company in America is plotting and planning the same escape. It’s a “jail break.” Everyone in corporate America wants out of Obama’s America.

 

So do thousands, or perhaps soon tens of thousands, of high-income individuals. Last year an all-time record 3000 Americans renounced their citizenship. As more corporations and wealthy citizens run for the door, who will be left to pay America’s taxes?http://money.cnn.com/2014/02/17/pf/taxes/citizenship-taxes/

 

Yet the stock market sits at all-time highs.

 

Who will be left to pay our enormous world-record setting debt? The federal debt is up an unimaginable $7 trillion since Obama took office.

http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/terence-p-jeffrey/706025967449751-federal-debt-7t-under-obama

 

A staggering one third of America is now on welfare. http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/08/29/census-figures-show-more-than-one-third-americans-receiving-welfare-benefits/

 

Yet the stock market sits at all-time highs.

 

Where will anyone on welfare find work? 92 million working-age Americans are not in the workforce.

http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/record-number-americans-not-labor-force-june

 

Since Obama became President over 11 million working-age Americans have left the workforce.

http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/11472000-americans-have-left-workforce-obama-took-office

 

20% of U.S. families don’t have a single member who is employed.

http://endoftheamericandream.com/archives/the-real-unemployment-rate-in-20-of-american-families-everyone-is-unemployed

 

Yet the stock market sits at all-time highs.

 

And the citizens who actually still have a job- ie the consumers who buy the products sold by publicly traded companies on Wall Street- aren’t faring too well either.

 

U.S. jobs pay 23% less than in 2008. That’s an average of $47,000 versus $61,000. That’s $93 billion in lost wages.

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2014/08/11/U-S-Wages-Down-23-Since-2008

 

The net assets of the average American household are down by one third since 2003…and almost half since 2007.

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/27/business/the-typical-household-now-worth-a-third-less.html?_r=0

 

Small business is in crisis. For the first time in America’s history, more businesses fail each day than startup.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/05/05/u-s-businesses-are-being-destroyed-faster-than-theyre-being-created/?hpid=z5

 

Yet the stock market sits at all-time highs.

 

There is no recovery. That’s just government propaganda. Home sales just plunged for the 10th month in a row.

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-08-28/pending-home-sales-drop-yoy-10th-month-row

 

Retail sales are stuck in quicksand.

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-08-29/real-retail-story-consumer-economy-remains-recessionary-level

 

Obamacare has caused health insurance premiums to rise more since it started than in the eight previous years COMBINED.

http://dailycaller.com/2014/03/18/report-premiums-rising-faster-than-eight-years-before-obamacare-combined

 

As a result of all this terrible news, should it come as a surprise that consumers are in a foul mood? The latest polls show that Americans are “unhappy, worried and pessimistic.” That’s a bad combination. http://personalliberty.com/pessimism-rocks-americas-post-recession-workplace

 

Yet the stock market sits at all-time highs.

 

In the face of all of this, stock prices continue to rise to all-time heights, all based on one thing- the Fed being forced to keep printing fake money so Wall Street and stock investors can get rich on the misery of the rest of us.

 

Trusted economic guru Robert Schiler’s price-earnings ratio (CAPE) is now at 26.5. That’s the 4th highest ratio since 1881. Throughout history when stocks hit a ratio this high, the result is a 30% (or higher) drop.

http://www.moneynews.com/StreetTalk/CAPE-stocks-ratio-market/2014/08/26/id/591030/?ns_mail_uid=32342417&ns_mail_job=1583787_08312014&s=al&dkt_nbr=agsshlya

 

Add it up. Delusion abounds. Investors are ignoring history. Danger signals are flashing like never before. America is in severe trouble. The middle class (i.e. consumers) is in shambles. But the stock market keeps just keeps rising to the heavens.

 

We’ve all seen this story before. It never ends well. The stock market crash of 1929. The Great Depression. The Great Tulip Bubble. Common sense tells me that this time isn’t different.

 

My gut instincts are at “Defcon Level.” I suspect we are one “Black Swan” event away from either a devastating stock market crash, or a long-term deep decline. I don’t know when it will come. No one can predict that. But history says…Prepare. 

 

Because it’s coming.

Do We Have a Sociopath in the White House?

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By Wayne Allyn Root

Things aren’t going so well for America. There was major rioting all week in Ferguson, Missouri…there are still no jobs for middle class Americans…our Southern border is still under siege…Obamacare is a disaster…our veterans are dying at the hands of the incompetent VA…ISIS threatens to create a radical Muslim empire in the Middle East…and the world (from Israel to Ukraine to Syria to Iraq) is literally on fire.

Where is our President? On vacation…again. 

This time even the media is whispering. “Where is Obama? Isn’t his indifference to the problems of America and disconnect from reality, strange?” The simple answer is, “No.” This is how he’s been his entire adult life. It all started at Columbia University.

I believe we have a President who is an arrogant, egomaniacal sociopath.

The definition of a “sociopath” is a person with an antisocial personality disorder. They are often well liked because of their charm and high charisma, but they do not usually care about other people. They think mainly of themselves and often blame others for the things that they do. They have a complete disregard for rules and lie constantly. They seldom feel guilt or learn from punishments.

My new book “The Murder of the Middle Class” presents the story in vivid detail. I was Obama’s college classmate at Columbia University, Class of 1983. I’ve been trying to tell America about Obama’s “problem” for seven long years now.

By college, a person’s personality, attitude and behavior is fairly well set. That’s why Obama’s Columbia days tell us so much about his behavior as President today. Where was he? Why does virtually no one from Columbia remember the future President of the United States? Why did the future president make an impression on none of his classmates?

Things rarely change. 30 years ago, my classmate was rarely seen. 30 years later, he is rarely seen conducting the business of the presidency. No one should be surprised.

What do I know about Obama at Columbia? Nothing. I had never met him. As I’ve reported countless times to the media, Obama and I shared the same major— Political Science. We were both Pre-Law. It was a small class (about 700 students). The Political Science department was even smaller (maybe 150 students) and was a close-knit group. I thought I knew or had at least met everyone in this department.

But I never met Obama. Never even heard of him. What’s worse, neither did anyone I knew at Columbia. Think about that. Our classmate is President of the United States. Yet he didn’t leave a footprint.

In all my years of publicly questioning Obama’s absence at Columbia, I know of only two possible sightings. Two people called me claiming to be classmates.  One caller claimed that he thinks he saw Obama once in a bar across from Columbia blowing smoke rings. Another called to say he thinks he saw Obama in the cafeteria at Barnard (our sister school for women only).

Two possible Obama sightings in 30 years—one smoking in a bar, the other at a women’s cafeteria. Isn’t that the perfect guy to run your country?

Obama defenders and the media (I know, they’re the same) misinterpreted what I said. I never said Obama didn’t attend Columbia. I said he was never in class—perpetually absent, missing in action. Sound familiar?

Obama acts exactly the same today as President, as he did as a student at Columbia. Obama has always believed himself to be brilliant and better than the rest of us. He’s arrogant and detached. He thinks he’s too smart to have to actually do the work the rest of us do. He’s above it all.  Why attend class? “What could someone as smart as me possibly learn in class?”

It’s the same story today. Obama rarely attends meetings, even with his cabinet. He’s too busy playing golf, taking vacations, or attending fundraisers.

This past February Obama skipped two national security meetings focused on Russia’s potential invasion of Ukraine. He was too busy to attend a meeting about a crisis that could lead to World War III.  (National Security Aides Discuss Ukraine)

Even if Obama wasn’t concerned about Russia invading Ukraine, certainly he finds America’s jobs crisis important, right? Wrong. Obama never bothered to convene one meeting of his own Jobs Council in a full year, even with unemployment and under-employment at crisis levels. (Jobs Council Hits Year Without Official Meeting)

Even more remarkable, within 2 weeks of that story, Obama closed down his Jobs Council—with 12 million Americans still counted officially as unemployed. Jobs Council Shutting Down

So what is so important in Obama’s life? Golf and fundraisers. PolitiFact.com, the non-partisan fact checker, confirmed our President golfed often and attended 106 fundraisers during just a 6 month period where he could find no time, or interest, to attend even one meeting of his own Jobs Council.(100 Plus Fundraisers, Jobs Council Rarely Met)

And, where was Obama the night of the Benghazi attack? Both Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Martin Dempsey testified Obama was absent that night. (Obama Talks Only Once Night of Benghazi Attack)

Four brave Americans died while Obama was “absent.” What could be so important that Obama never checked in to ask a question, or discuss a rescue attempt from 5:30 PM ET until the next morning (when everyone was dead)? (Obama Absent Night of Benghazi)

The track record is consistent. Just like his college days, Obama believes he’s too gifted to do the actual work of President. He’s just too busy to have to worry about the plight of unemployed Americans. He’s even too important to worry about young black males killing each other in Chicago, or being shot by police, or serious unrest, rioting and looting in Ferguson, Missouri. He’s got more important things to do than stay in touch as a U.S. Embassy is under attack. Hamas is lobbing missiles into Israel. Who cares? “I’ve got a golf game in the morning.”

To be exact, Obama has played 186 rounds of golf and counting versus Bush’s 24. (Obama: 186 Rounds of Golf)

Does Obama ever work? Sure. Every once in a while he throws a “Beer Summit.”

Nothing much has changed since Columbia University. Not Obama’s personality, not his attitude, not his behavior. Either Obama is detached and just couldn’t care less…or he just doesn’t like America very much, so he’s purposely fiddling while Rome burns. Or, like O.J. Simpson, maybe he’s searching for the answers to all of these terrible crises in the holes and sand traps of America’s greatest golf courses.

This is most certainly “The Murder of the Middle Class.” And the death of America.

I believe we have a sociopath in the White House.

Wayne’s latest book is: “The Murder of the Middle Class.” Wayne Allyn Root is a former Libertarian Vice Presidential nominee, successful entrepreneur, small business defender, business speaker, Capital Evangelist, and media personality – appearing on over 5,000 interviews in the past five years. Wayne’s web site: ROOTforAmerica.com.