Topic category: Government/Politics
Herman Cain Announces Campaign for President in 2012 and Thus Completes Vulcan Quadrilogy to Restore Prosperity
Is Cain Able? Listening to Herman Cain makes many people not already familiar with him to conclude that Cain is Able to defeat Obama.
Today, Herman Cain, the former Godfather of Godfather's Pizza, formally announces his campaign for President in 2012 . In so doing, he completes the Vulcan Quadrilogy with the goal of restoring restoring an updated version of "Live Long & Prosper."
Despite Herman Cain being 65 years old, he stands poised to capture the imagination and support of voters under 40 who were key to Barack Obama's election in 2008. How so? Increasing percentages of those voters, many of whom were attracted to voting for Obama by the historic nature of the election of the first black President, have now become disenchanted with Obama -- not with Obama as a person but with his statist, government-knows-best philosophy, which runs counter to the growing libertarian views of so many younger voters.
Many of those voters had mistakenly viewed Obama as a political version of the popular science-fiction "Vulcan" character in Star Trek Voyager, "Lt. Commander Tuvok." Aspiring to be as "logical" as Star Trek has always depicted the Vulcans as being, beginning with Spock in the original Star Trek and further represented by Tuvok in Voyager, increasing numbers of such young voters are recognizing the "illogic" in a statist, government-knows best philosophy. They recognize that Obama's political philosophy had "warped" the original Vulcan goal of allowing individuals to "prosper" by supplanting the slogan "Live Long & Prosper" with "Levy Lots & Redistribute." Likewise, they recognize Herman Cain's support of lower taxation generally and the Fair Tax in particular restores the libertarian soundness of the original Vulcan slogan with Cain's modernized version being "Levy Less & Prosper."
Cain, unlike Obama, has run a business, met payroll and endured the frustration experienced by entrepreneurs seeking establish and expand businesses in a free market comprising the most efficient way for raising everyone's living standards. It's a principle recognized by John F. Kennedy in advocating reducing taxes to enable private economic activity to increase and thereby improve everyone's condition. JFK popularized this concept with the statement that "a rising tide lifts all boats." This is the essence of Cain's free-market philosophy.
No only is Cain gaining popularity among voters under 40, but he's already won great admiration and support among the older voters who predominate in the "tea-party" movement. Indeed, Cain's candidacy represents an effective way for luring more young voters as well as many more minority voters into the philosophical camp of the tea-party movement.
--Jim Wrenn, Editor at PoliSat.Com.
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Biography - Jim Wrenn
Jim is a proud descendant of 18th Century criminal exiles from England who swam to the Outer Banks when the British ship taking them to a Georgia penal colony sank in a storm near Cape Hatteras. Having the prescience to prevent their descendants from becoming "TarHeels," they immediately migrated to Virginia, where, within just a few generations they worked their way up into poverty. Jim's grandfather was the first in the family tree to see the distant horizons, but his career was cut short by severe injuries he sustained when a cousin cut down the tree.
After a brief stint in the Amry (ours) following graduation from law school, he began his legal career in the state bureaucracy but was never able to break into the federal bureaucracy. Several years later, he entered the private practice of law and co-founded a small law publishing company. Later, finding the publishing of small laws unstimulating and finding his private practice too private to be lucrative, he began writing political satire/commentary. His greatest vice is taking himself too seriously.
He wrote the definitive books on the Clinton
Era Error: the Clinton Liebrary Book (pre-October, 2000), which he later updated as the Clinton Liebrary Book 2001 Edition to include Election 2000, the post-election shennanigans, and related events through August, 2001. The 2001 edition is the only known literary source that conclusively shows why Bill Clinton pardoned Susan McDougal but not Webster Hubbel. It also presciently contains the Billary/Hillary Dueling Memoirs. At every opportunity he shamelessly promotes his books for orders on-line or by fax at www.ClintonLiebraryBook.Com. He's also the Librarian at the Clinton Liebrary (www.ClintonLiebrary.Com), which owns exclusive rights to Bill Clinton's most famous speech as well as Bill Clinton's comments after revelation of the identity of Deep Throat in 2005.
As an amateur scientist as well as a scientific amateur, he de-bunks the man-is-causing-Global "Warming" theory, and predicts that by the middle of the 21st Century (when he will be safely dead) physicists will discover the obvious flaws in Einstein's Theory of Relativity, which will lead to vastly-faster-than-light travel through polarization of gravity. As a constitutional-law scholar, he's trying to teach those who hold a static, zero-sum-game view of economic and social theories to understand that "property" is not a "thing" but rather is a human right.
Although he regularly teaches Continuing Legal Education courses to lawyers, he's too-often available through he Rubber Chicken Speakers Bureau to speak on politics, satire, etc., at luncheons, dinners, root canals, funerals, etc. His speaking fees are so outrageously high they border on criminal price-gouging, but as a free-market advocate, he defends his fees on the higher moral ground of charging whatever the traffic will bear. For more information (surely more than one would want or need), go to www.PoliSat.Com.