Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Obama's radical, anti-American czars ~ By Joseph Farah

By Joseph Farah Posted: July 21, 2009 1:00 am Eastern © 2009 Among Barack Obama's 34 unaccountable "czars" are at least two whose radical roots and extremist views should disqualify them from service in government at any level – let alone as top advisers to the president. But, then again, this is the Obama administration – one headed by a former "community organizer" for ACORN, the fraudulent, law-breaking street thugs determined to undermine the rule of law and the will of the people. Let's take a closer look, though, at Obama's choices for "science czar" and "green jobs czar." John Holdren, his pick as top science adviser, is a population-control zealot who believes the Constitution justifies compulsory abortions on a massive worldwide scale. So much for the notion that radical abortion politics is ultimately about "choice." He wrote in 1977 in a book co-authored with Paul Ehrlich called "Ecoscience: Population, Resources, Environment": "There exists ample authority under which population growth could be regulated. It has been concluded that compulsory population-control laws, even including laws requiring compulsory abortion, could be sustained under the existing Constitution if the population crisis became sufficiently severe to endanger the society." He even advocated a global police force to keep population down. "Such a comprehensive Planetary Regime could control the development, administration, conservation, and distribution of all natural resources, renewable or nonrenewable," Holdren and the Ehrlich wrote. "The Planetary Regime might be given responsibility for determining the optimum population for the world and for each region and for arbitrating various countries' shares within their regional limits. ... The Regime would have some power to enforce the agreed limits." If you're not scared and troubled and angry yet, consider that the author of those words was appointed director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and confirmed March 20 to assume the position known as "science czar." Back in 1973 he said the U.S. population of 210 million was "too many." The predicted population of 280 million in 2040 was perceived by him as "much too many." America's population has already exceeded 300 million. His goal 35 years ago was for America to reach zero population growth by the year 2000. Holdren has made his career screaming like Chicken Little about one imminent catastrophe after another – none of which ever materializes, while he continued to be taken ever more seriously. When hysteria about the "population bomb" failed to scare the public into accepting worldwide draconian totalitarian controls, he moved on to the idea that man-made carbon dioxide posed a global apocalypse. Way back in the 1980s, he said environmental disasters would result in the deaths of 1 billion people by 2020. Three years ago, he claimed sea levels would rise by as much as 13 feet by 2010. Keep in mind there never was any science behind any of these claims. This was pure politics and extremist ideology driving unsubstantiated government power grabs. Next he called for a global tax on greenhouse gases in a report for the United Nations. You might think Obama's selection of czars couldn't get any worse than Holdren. And, indeed, maybe they couldn't. However, the man selected to be the "green jobs czar" certainly is at least his equal. Van Jones, the special environmental adviser to the White House, has an equally checkered past deep-rooted in radical politics, including black nationalism, anarchism and communism. [CONTINUE READING].
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