Barack Obama is “poised” to declare a portion of New York City as a national monument to sexual deviancy.
A national monument must be declared by a president:
The Antiquities Act of 1906 authorized the president to proclaim “historic landmarks, historic and prehistoric structures, and other objects of historic or scientific interest” as national monuments.
Apparently Obama perceives “gay rights” to be of “historic” national significance:
President Obama is poised to declare the first-ever national monument recognizing the struggle for gay rights, singling out a sliver of green space and part of the surrounding Greenwich Village neighborhood as the birthplace of America’s modern gay liberation movement.
While most national monuments have highlighted iconic wild landscapes or historic sites from centuries ago, this reflects the country’s diversity of terrain and peoples in a different vein: It would be the first national monument anchored by a dive bar and surrounded by a warren of narrow streets that long has been regarded the historic center of gay cultural life in New York City.
Isn’t that special?
What’s next? A national monument to prostitution, perhaps at the Mustang Ranch in Nevada? There could be national monuments in every city across America that has a “red light district.”
How about a national monument to “honor” polygamy, perhaps somewhere in Utah, where the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints institutionalized the practice?
We ought to have a national monument, either in San Francisco or New York, to commemorate the “liberation movement” led by the North American Man/Boy Love Association (NAMBLA), which bravely seeks to normalize homosexual pederasty and pedophilia.
How about a national monument to good-old adultery and promiscuity? Perhaps that could be placed somewhere in the Midwest, to ensure diversity, given that most of the potential monuments would be on the east coast or in the western part of the country.
We could also have a national monument to masturbation in Minnesota (ensuring diversity), given that the late Prince’s cutting-edge lyrics on the topic led to the historic creation of Parental Advisory Labels on music recordings.
Of course, we’re missing the many and varied sexual fetishes. Surely someone will expect national monuments to sadomasochism, foot fetishes, and cross-dressing, among others.
Aren’t you glad to learn how your tax dollars that support the National Park Service are being used? Was this the intent of Congress, when they created the agency in 1916?
The good news, if there is any, is that this monument to “gay rights” is still open to “feedback” from the public:
Federal officials, including Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis and Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.), will hold a listening session on May 9 to solicit feedback on the proposal.
However, in typical Obama fashion, it will be full speed ahead unless the outcry against the proposal is, well, monumental:
Barring a last-minute complication — city officials are still investigating the history of the land title — Obama is prepared to designate the area part of the National Park Service as soon as next month, which commemorates gay pride.
Obama promised to fundamentally transform the USA. He has only about eight months left to ensure his “legacy.” His monument to the “gay struggle” is just a part of what he intends to accomplish in the remaining months of his presidency. His hope is that everything he does, whether legally or illegally, will be next to impossible to undo.