The Blueprint: Obama's Plan to Subvert the Constitution and Build an Imperial Presidency

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From noted conservative leader Ken Blackwell and Washington, D.C.–based constitutional attorney and journalist Ken Klukowski comes an urgently needed book about President Barack Obama's blueprint to centralize power in the White House, subvert the Constitution, and transform the United States of America into a militant, secular welfare state dominated by an overbearing central government.

The authors identify and discuss more than twenty tactics being taken by the Obama ...

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Overview

From noted conservative leader Ken Blackwell and Washington, D.C.–based constitutional attorney and journalist Ken Klukowski comes an urgently needed book about President Barack Obama's blueprint to centralize power in the White House, subvert the Constitution, and transform the United States of America into a militant, secular welfare state dominated by an overbearing central government.

The authors identify and discuss more than twenty tactics being taken by the Obama administration to restructure the country and ensure perpetual liberal rule—such as changing voting laws, politicizing the census, coercing corporations into adopting its policies, planning to destroy talk radio, and seeking to make millions of illegal aliens into voting citizens. By means both sharp and subtle, President Obama aims to change Americans' views about government, liberty, and even God.

Czars: The authors show how Obama is installing a shadow government of radical appointees not subject to Senate confirmation and answerable to no one but him.

Courts: The authors have insider knowledge of how Obama will pack the Supreme Court and lower courts with activist judges who will overstep their constitutional authority.

When Lawmaking becomes Lawbreaking: The authors reveal the ways Obama is consolidating lawmaking power in the White House, in direct violation of our nation's separation of powers.

Changing the American Identity: The authors show how Obama is using unconstitutional tactics to change how we conduct commerce, how we vote, our right to bear arms, and the free-speech rights of opposition voices.

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"Ken Blackwell and Ken Klukowski offer compelling arguments and insights demonstrating that much of President Obama's agenda undermines...America's system of limited government that keeps us free." —-Edwin Meese III, former U.S. attorney general
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781400148318
  • Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc.
  • Publication date: 6/7/2010
  • Format: CD
  • Edition description: Library - Unabridged CD
  • Sales rank: 982,822
  • Product dimensions: 6.80 (w) x 6.50 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author


Ken Blackwell, one of America's leading conservative voices, is the author of Rebuilding America and is currently a senior fellow with the Family Research Council and the American Civil Rights Union.

Ken Klukowski is a constitutional lawyer and journalist whose work has been published by FoxNews.com, BigGovernment.com, and Townhall.com.

Kevin Foley has over thirty years' experience in radio and television broadcasting, commercial voice-overs, and audiobook narration. He has recorded over 150 audiobooks, and he won an Earphones Award from AudioFile magazine for his narration of Cognitive Surplus by Clay Shirky.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Freedom in Crisis 1

Chapter 1 All the President's Men: The Czars 22

Chapter 2 Packing the Courts 47

Chapter 3 The Unchecked President 84

When Lawmaking Becomes Lawbreaking 85

International Law 97

Domestic Army 106

Chapter 4 Health Care 117

Chapter 5 "We're All Socialists Now": The Economy 142

Chairman Obama: Sovereign Fund 147

Green around the Gills: Cap and Trade 155

Strolling through Oz: Stimulus 161

More Controls: Taxes 166

Chapter 6 Barack the Vote: Elections 168

Amnesty for Illegal Aliens 169

Card Check 177

Politicizing the Census: 1, 2, 3, 9 … Some Voters Count More than Others 181

D.C. Voting Rights Act (DCVRA) 190

Voter Registration Scams 192

Chapter 7 Gunfight 195

Chapter 8 A Prison for Your Mind: Information 220

Pravda USA: Co-opting the Media 222

Killing the Messenger: Talk Radio 226

Silencing Dissent from Public Officials 231

Family Matters: School Choice and Religious Liberty 237

Conclusion: A New Birth of Freedom 240

Appendix: The Obama Blueprint 256

Notes 264

Acknowledgments 288

Index 289

About the Authors 297

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