Archive for July 31st, 2011

July 31, 2011

THE DC FOLLY TROLLEY-07/31/11

Barack Obama has been designated “Keeper of the Lubricant” by the Obama/Reid deal currently under consideration in the Senate. When the legislation passes Obama will begin distributing the lube with choice of flavor and color – to help ease the pain of insertion for liberals.

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The wave of the future for America! Grab your seat compliments of Barack Obama and the Republican party. (Courtesy Thomas R Machnitzki. As always click the photo for the link).

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Government in this country has been a case of the criminal pushing the criminal to shape a government of their liking.

Sadly, for the 98%, Obama doesn’t have to be pushed too hard to do the bidding of the 2%.

Should Obama win reelection he is set to become the next Herbert Hoover and he will affix a permanent stain on the Democratic party.

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Joe Walsh, right wing Republican extremist, has been exposed as a deadbeat dad who owes more than $134,000 in child support payments. Apparently vacations in Italy with his girlfriend have put a crimp in his budget.

Perhaps he should be forced to resign. Failure to pay child support is an unconscionable social, moral and legal transgression.

Democrats, where are you???

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Helping the needy is a Biblical mandate and a Christian obligation not a Democratic Party doctrine as right wing extremists often claim. Although Democrats are far more likely to observe the New Testament charge to help the poor, conservative Republicans openly exploit Christian values while with every vote they steal from the poor to give to the rich.

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It appears as though both parties are focused on the same goal. The Democrats can’t get away with it without a correspond­ing increase in revenue. The goal is “cut and gut”. And applies mainly to the social safety net.

We do have a revenue crisis. Revenue collections are at their lowest levels as a percentage of GDP since the 1950s.

Let’s raise taxes on the wealthy.

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Any deal that is struck will be about cuts to the safety net. A new proposal contains the ubiquitous “cut and gut” commission which is bound to be rigged in order to lubricate cuts borne by average Americans. Members appointed to the Cut And Gut Commission are bound to be safety net surgeons – of the same ilk as those appointed to Obama’s Catfood Commission.

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What’s more important: Paying child support or taking a vacation to Italy with your girlfriend?

And the winner is – at least as far as the Congress of the United States is concerned – taking a vacation to Italy with your girlfriend.

Let’s hope this Joe Walsh, who is a deadbeat dad to the tune of some $134,000, someday pulls his pants down in the ladies room of a train station. That’s the only way Democrats could must enough gumption to force his resignation. Maybe.

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CEO pay way up; workers pay way down. For those who have a job that is. One of life’s great mysteries is why do slightly more than half of all Americans vote to sustain the imbalance.

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Obama is determined to cut the social safety net in order to fulfill a campaign promise to his Wall Street backers.

He’s already bagged cash to the tune of tens of millions of dollars. And there’s more where that came from. Disgusting.

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Are you better off today than you were three years ago?

  1. Wars go on and on.

  2. Oil prices skyrocketi­­ng.

  3. Real estate values plummeting.

  4. Foreclosures accelerating.

  5. Bank robbers go free.

  6. Unemployment rising.

  7. Economy tanking.

And Obama’s on their side.

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Half the country is so Foxed up, the only question that remains for them is which lubricant to use.

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As a loyal Democrat, Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) has no choice but to vote against the Obama/Reid monster surrender. As a servant of Barack Obama he will vote in favor, claiming he was forced to. No one is forced to do anything.

Obama is sailing his ship into an iceberg – with the Democratic party cheerfully on board.

Are you convinced yet that Obama is a traitor to the Democratic party​?

July 31, 2011

A TRANSPARENT SMILE

Obama may very well have an ulterior motive for not invoking the 14th.  He needs the “crisis” myth to fulfill promises made to backers.

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A transparent smile. Behind it rests duplicity for the majority and joy for Wall Street backers.

But taking such a step would certainly work in his favor. For one, I believe the country, and probably the world community, would support his action.

There are several scenarios at work here. First it is not at all certain that the Supreme Court would intervene. A separation of powers issue is involved and the Court could certainly refuse to hear such a case claiming it is political and not legal.

Second, standing is an absolute requirement. Anyone who brought such a case would have to show harm, not an easy matter since it is doubtful that a trumped up cause such as in Gore v Bush would carry much weight with public opinion.

Third, the president could rely on his oath to defend the Constitution and declare that, in his judgment, the debt ceiling is unconstitutional. For example, the debt ceiling would prevent him from fulfilling his obligations as commander in chief. And as chief executive he also has an obligation to protect his country from harm, including economic harm. Again the debt ceiling would prevent him from carrying out his duty. In fact, failure to act may make him vulnerable to a charge of dereliction of duty.

Under these circumstances, the president could defy an unfavorable decision by the Court. And, as Jackson purportedly said of a Marshall decision with which he did not agree, let him enforce it.

An attempt by right wing extremists in Congress to impeach would bring laughter from the entire world let alone the country. It would be an act of political futility easily turned back in the Senate.

The president has the power to tie Republican extremists in a knot. Why does he not act? Is there an ulterior motive behind his inaction?

Yes, there is. I believe his goal, since his election, has been to fulfill a promise to his Wall Street backers, to cut Social Security and all the other safety net programs. And Obama will not be deterred from accomplishing his secret mission.