What IS Obamunism?

Obamunism will be a wonderfull mixture of all these things wrapped in a charming nicotene stained smile.

slav·er·y   /ˈsleɪvəri, ˈsleɪvri/  Show Spelled[sley-vuh-ree, sleyv-ree]  Show IPA
1.the condition of a slave; bondage.
2.the keeping of slaves as a practice or institution.
3.a state of subjection like that of a slave: He was kept in slavery by drugs.
4.severe toil; drudgery.

so·cial·ism   /ˈsoʊʃəˌlɪzəm/  Show Spelled[soh-shuh-liz-uhm]  Show IPA
1.a theory or system of social organization that advocates the vesting of the ownership and control of the means of production and distribution, of capital, land, etc., in the community as a whole.
2.procedure or practice in accordance with this theory.
3.(in Marxist theory) the stage following capitalism in the transition of a society to communism, characterized by the imperfect implementation of collectivist principles.
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co·mu·nism   /ˈkɒmyəˌnɪzəm/  Show Spelled[kom-yuh-niz-uhm]  Show IPA
1.a theory or system of social organization based on the holding of all property in common, actual ownership being ascribed to the community as a whole or to the state.
2.(often initial capital letter) a system of social organization in which all economic and social activity is controlled by a totalitarian state dominated by a single and self-perpetuating political party.
3.(initial capital letter) the principles and practices of the Communist party.

Main Entry: plu·toc·ra·cy
Pronunciation: \plü-ˈtä-krə-sē\
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural plu·toc·ra·cies
Etymology: Greek ploutokratia, from ploutos wealth; akin to Greek plein to sail, float — more at flow
Date: 1652
1 : government by the wealthy
2 : a controlling class of the wealthy

— plu·to·crat  \ˈplü-tə-ˌkrat\ noun

— plu·to·crat·ic  \ˌplü-tə-ˈkra-tik\ adjective

— plu·to·crat·i·cal·ly  \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Main Entry: cor·po·rat·ism
Pronunciation: \ˈkȯr-p(ə-)rə-ˌti-zəm\
Function: noun
Date: 1890
: the organization of a society into industrial and professional corporations serving as organs of political representation and exercising control over persons and activities within their jurisdiction

— cor·po·rat·ist  \-p(ə-)rə-tist\ adjective
Main Entry: tyr·an·ny
Pronunciation: \ˈtir-ə-nē\
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural tyr·an·nies
Etymology: Middle English tyrannie, from Middle French, from Medieval Latin tyrannia, from Latin tyrannus tyrant
Date: 14th century
1 : oppressive power <every form of tyranny over the mind of man — Thomas Jefferson>; especially : oppressive power exerted by government <the tyranny of a police state>
2 a : a government in which absolute power is vested in a single ruler; especially : one characteristic of an ancient Greek city-state b : the office, authority, and administration of a tyrant
3 : a rigorous condition imposed by some outside agency or force <living under the tyranny of the clock — Dixon Wecter>
4 : a tyrannical act <workers who had suffered tyrannies>

Main Entry: trea·son
Pronunciation: \ˈtrē-zən\
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English tresoun, from Anglo-French traisun, from Latin tradition-, traditio act of handing over, from tradere to hand over, betray — more at traitor
Date: 13th century
1 : the betrayal of a trust : treachery
2 : the offense of attempting by overt acts to overthrow the government of the state to which the offender owes allegiance or to kill or personally injure the sovereign or the sovereign’s family

High Crimes; From Wikipedia
High crimes and misdemeanors is a phrase from Section 4 of Article Two of the United States Constitution: “The President, Vice President and all civil officers of the United States, shall be removed from office on impeachment for, and conviction of, treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors.”

“High” in the legal parlance of the 18th century means “against the State”. A high crime is one which seeks the overthrow of the country, which gives aid or comfort to its enemies, or which injures the country to the profit of an individual or group. In democracies and similar societies it also includes crimes which attempt to alter the outcome of elections.
Main Entry: mis·de·mean·or
Pronunciation: \-di-ˈmē-nər\
Function: noun
Date: 15th century
1 : a crime less serious than a felony
2 : misdeed


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