Filed under: Election 2012, News, Politics | Tags: Gaffe-Master J, Joe Biden, Obama
The same Gaffe-Master J who also insisted, “I say what I mean and I mean what I say!”
Filed under: Democrat Corruption, Election 2012, Media Bias, News, Politics, Progressivism | Tags: Biden, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Obama, Obama campaign, Pelosi
Filed under: Democrat Corruption, Humor, Politics, Progressivism, Statism | Tags: Ants, Bully, Grasshopper, Obama, Shakedown Artist
One thing I have learned from Obama is that “Community Organizer” is just a fancy way of saying “shakedown artist” or “bully”.
Filed under: Capitalism, Economy, Election 2012, Freedom, Humor, News, Progressivism | Tags: 2012, Mitt Romney, Obama, You didn't build that
I always try to be helpful, so, I thought I’d help Obama get his message out…
Filed under: Conservatism, Election 2012, News, Politics, Progressivism | Tags: "Hope and Change", Campaign ads, Mitt Romney, Obama
Filed under: Democrat Corruption, Election 2012, News, News the Media Doesn't Want You to Hear, Politics, Progressivism | Tags: Hillary, Mitt Romney, Obama, Romney Ad
Filed under: Capitalism, Economy, Election 2012, Politics, Progressivism | Tags: Job Creation, Obama, Recession, Unemployment
President Obama held a press conference today, and managed to commit a terrible gaffe. He said “the private sector is doing fine.” Here’s the whole quote:
The truth of the matter is that, as I said, we created 4.3 million jobs over the last 27 months, over 800,000 just this year alone. The private sector is doing fine. Where we’re seeing weaknesses in our economy have to do with state and local government. Oftentimes cuts initiated by, you know, Governors or mayors who are not getting the kind of help that they have in the past from the federal government and who don’t have the same kind of flexibility as the federal government in dealing with fewer revenues coming in.
James Pethokoukis, who is very good at this kind of thing, says:
Private-sector jobs have increased by an average of just 105,000 over the past three months and by just 89,000 a month during the entire Obama Recovery.
In 1983 and 1984, during the supply-side Reagan Boom, private sector jobs increased by an average of 292,000 a month. Adjusted for population, that number is more like 375,000 private-sector jobs a month.
(Aside:) I wonder how many people are just turned off, at this point, by more numbers. The efforts to make American students love math have not been very successful, and it may be hereditary. When your kid brings home some math problems that he can’t figure out — how many parents just make the situation worse, and continue a distaste for math in another generation?
To keep it simple, I wrote down this number from a reliable source, I just don’t remember who it was. To keep up with population growth, we would need to add 125,000 new jobs each month. So we would need 1,500,000 new jobs in the last year, so Obama’s job creation came up 700,000 short. Or to take James Pethokoukis’ average number of 89,000 a month — Obama would have needed 1,068,000 jobs in the last year to keep up with his own average. 800,000 just won’t cut it. Somebody’s math here is wrong.
Somebody apparently alerted Mr. Obama to what he has said in the press conference, so he rushed back for the nearest microphone to say no, he didn’t mean that “the private sector was doing fine.” What he meant was that Congress had to stop being lazy and not doing anything and pass his jobs bill. Congress has no interest in passing his jobs bill, and has rejected his budget unanimously.
The President has held 16 ‘campaign events’ over the last 7 days and flown in Air Force One to 6 states. More campaign events that all previous presidents, but he likes campaigning, it is the actual job of being president that he doesn’t seem to care for.
Filed under: Conservatism, Election 2012, Humor, Liberalism, Politics, Progressivism | Tags: campaign ad, Death Star, Obama
Making Obama campaign ads. (My previous attempt here). If you like them, take them, share them, tweet them — spread them to the four corners of the universe.
Filed under: Conservatism, Democrat Corruption, Humor, Media Bias, News, News the Media Doesn't Want You to Hear, Politics, Progressivism | Tags: Andrew Breitbart, Democrats, Liberal lies, Obama
According to the most recent Rasmussen poll, the issues Americans care most about are: the economy, health care, government corruption, taxes, energy, education, social security, immigration, national security, and the war in Afghanistan.
So what do Obama and the Democrat/Media complex have us talking about?
Free contraception for Harvard Law School students, government funding of abortions and a phony “War on Women”, ostensibly waged by Republicans for refusing to subsidize Democrats’ sex-lives. They’re talking about dog carriers, car-elevators, Ann Romney’s clothes, Julia’s American Dream of lifelong government-dependency, gay marriage, and now a Washington Post hit-piece essentially calling Romney a gay-basher. (A ridiculous story that’s already falling apart).
It’s only natural that Obama would try to distract; his presidency has been an abject failure. Those issues about which Americans care most are the very same issues where Obama’s policies have done the most harm.
Real unemployment is in the double-digits. Far from hope, Obama has delivered despair as millions upon millions of Americans have given up even looking for a job. The labor force participation rate is the lowest it’s been in 30 years. As anyone who goes to the supermarket can tell you, real inflation is much higher than what the government is reporting. And that’s just grazing the surface of the first issue. I could write volumes about the failures and corruption of Obama and his administration, but you know them as well as I.
And while predictable, it’s no less unconscionably corrupt that the media would so blatantly run interference for the administration — indeed, seeming to take their plays directly from the Obama campaign.
That’s where we come in. Something new is happening. Taking their cue from the fearless champion of the underdog, Andrew Breitbart, citizens and (some) politicians alike are standing up to the Democrat/Media Complex and calling bullshit! We saw it in the debates, when the audience had had it with trivial distractions, and started booing the media moderators. Newt, and then other candidates, latched on to this and began — hallelujah — rejecting the moderator’s false premises and calling out their partisan tactics.
And so it goes, today, as I rattle this off, conservatives across blogs and social media are calling bullshit. We aren’t going to allow the media’s in-kind contributions to the Obama campaign, the interference, the activism. We’ll make them the story. We’ll call them out, publicly mock, ridicule and eviscerate them for their hackery, and destroy what little credibility, and audience, they have left. And we’ll ridicule the Obama campaign for even attempting to fool us twice.
It was in this spirit that I whipped up the new Obama campaign slogan above. I think it hits the nail right on the head. If you agree, please take it, like it, post it, spread it far and wide. Mockery is a very effective tool — one of Saul Alinsky’s favorites. And it warms the cockles of my cold, dead, conservative heart to use the left’s own tactics against them.
Filed under: Election 2012, Humor, Liberalism, Politics, Progressivism | Tags: Democrats, Obama, Occupy, Pepper Spray, Police
Say, those occupy kids aren’t particularly bright, are they?
Based on a political cartoon I saw, but cannot find again. Artist unknown. Take the pic, elephants, tweet it, facebook it, disperse it far and wide! Ridicule is a powerful weapon. (please link back )