A Message To Barack Obama From George Washington

President Obama is, despite the claims, about as much of a Constitutional Scholar as my dog is a connoisseur of fine art.

But, because I like to educate people, I thought that I would work on increasing the intelligence of our Commander in Chief who, apparently, thinks that he gets to have his way like some sort of messiah.

“It is important, likewise, that the habits of thinking in a free country should inspire caution in those entrusted with its administration, to confine themselves within their respective constitutional spheres, avoiding in the exercise of the powers of one department to encroach upon another. The spirit of encroachment tends to consolidate the powers of all the departments in one, and thus to create, whatever the form of government, a real despotism.” — George Washington, Farewell Address, September 26, 1796

But, then again, perhaps President Obama wants to be HDIC (Head Despot In Charge) …

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