[T]his "brief moment in history" when the US had pre-eminent military, economic and political power, would not last.The International Olympic Committee has been listening to President Soetoro’s recent accounts of America and they agree with him America is not what it should be.
"This is just a period, a few decades this will last, and I think that all of us who are Americans should think about this and ask ourselves how do we wish this moment to be judged 50 years from now," Former President Bill Clinton (see story)
President Soetoro spent the first few months of his presidency reaffirming all of the world’s most negative feelings toward America and they heard him. (see previous post)(see 2:16min video)
For years Democrats and Liberals have been attempting to undermine America’s position as world leading super power. Former Democrat President Clinton even forecasted that this day would come, a day when America would not be the pre-eminent military, economic and political power. (see related story)
America is now an “also ran” among the world powers due to decades of outsourcing American jobs for low wages and outsourcing American technology to China or any other countries that had low wage labor and/or lots of capital.
America has destroyed its own middle class by decades of illegal workers taking jobs that Americans would do had wages not been artificially driven down so low by the competition of 40 million extra people and their families who should not be here in the first place. They are only here so that corporations can realize usurious profits at the American worker’s expense.
America is a debtor nation. Congress has not protected American domestic and foreign commerce and that has allowed America to slip into a disadvantage against countries that have. If China and Japan called in America’s debt right now we would be speaking Chinese and or Japanese by the end of the month. Of that fact, I really think so.
America had nothing passed a “power point presentation” to offer the Olympics and the Olympic committee and the IOC knew it. President Barry Soetoro and his wife Michelle weren’t advocating America’s case from a position of soundness and strength, they were begging for the Olympics to come and fix the economic ruin that Congress and International Corporations have wreaked on America. The president and his wife’s presentation to the IOC was a deep waist bow to the committee, deeper than the bow that President Soetoro gave to Saudi King Abdullah.
But that was the problem. America’s selling point has always been that she was always the biggest, brightest, the best and the most prestigious place to come because of our abundance and opportunity.
Minus those attributes, as president Soetoro has taken extra-ordinary pains to tell the world we no longer have since he’s been in office, there is no reason for the world to want to come to an America that is on its descendancy. There is no reason that the world would want to come to an American (in Soetoro’s words) that has been arrogant, dismissive, and derisive to the rest of the world.
Why would and world want to help that kind of country? Why would the IOC award the Olympics to America, because of the personal appeal of Soetoro, because of Chicago?
Though the committee took note of President Soetoro’s celebrity, his celebrity wasn’t enough and they were not moved by the story of him and his wife. In the international community Barry Soetoro and Michelle’s stories are not extra-ordinary. Poor people, people with nothing have struggled and sacrificed on a daily basis in the rest of the world, That struggle is real and on going. The world doesn’t see the president’s struggle in the land of plenty and opportunity as legitimate as their struggle.
Neither is the president and his wife’s rise to power any more dynamic than let’s say, Sergei Stanishev Prime Minister of Bulgaria who politicked his way to the top of his party or Mikheil Saakashvili President of Georgia who led the Rose Revolution or Roosevelt Skerrit Prime Minister of Dominica who like Soetoro was just in the right place at the right time.
All three individual’s ascendency to power and to leadership in their respective countries was equal feats of note as Soetoro’s was so Soetoro gets no points there.
In the pass several months President Soetoro as presented his country in an extremely negative light to the world and now that he wants something Chicago is a hell of a town?
Well it seems that the IOC connected the dots and oh yes Chicago is still apart of the United States.
Rio De Janeiro in Brazil has not been a oppressor nation like the United States has been and now that America has no clout above any other third world nation (because we are all equal now) it was easy for the IOC to over look, the Oprah and Barry Soetoro show for a more deserving country, in their opinion, to host the Olympics.
The Soetoro personal story before the IOC didn’t work because the IOC had already heard the story that president Soetoro had been telling about an America that is arrogant, unilateral, dismissive and derisive.
There is no way in the world that the international community was going to help a bully now that she’s down and in the last throes if her military, economic and political power.
So the IOC didn’t. They give the Olympics to Rio thanks to President Soetoro earlier reaffirmations of all of the negative feelings that the world has against the United States.
Thanks President Soetoro!