Friday, March 2, 2012
Among the many reasons Barack Obama is giving for the high (and rising) price of gasoline, there is one rather glaring omission: that prices are going up because it's exactly what Barack Obama wants.
At least, that's what the president's Secretary of Energy, Steven Chu, said in testimony to Congress on Wednesday.
According to Chu, Obama has no "overall goal to get our price" of gasoline lower. But why? In part, because prohibitively expensive gas will encourage car buyers to consider hybrid and electric vehicles, and also build public enthusiasm for the president's over-funded and under-producing programs to collect energy from solar panels, wind turbines, and algae farms.
Yeah, right. Although mostly it's going to make people stop buying cars because as gas prices go up, employment goes down, and costs of living skyrocket.
But again, that's exactly what this president wants, which is why he's done everything possible to discourage energy exploration and development in our country, and killed projects like the Keystone XL pipeline. Think about it: less employment means more dependency on government. Higher cost of living expenses increase the demand for higher governmental payouts (and the subsequent demand to storm the McMansions of the Evil Rich for rape, pillage, and plunder).
It's a win-win-win situation for Obama: he gets to pass out "green energy" taxpayer billions to his politically connected friends, while increasing the power of Islamic oil providers overseas, and forcing more and more Americans to vote for Socialism.
So next time you're feeling sticker shock at the pump, don't forget that it's all part of Obama's master plan. And at least you still get a free lube job with every fill up!
Of course, what he'll do to you after the lube job isn't pretty...
Thursday, March 1, 2012
Hope n' Change is devastated to learn that Andrew Breitbart, only 43 years old, has passed away from natural causes. And just when we needed him most.
In a truly unprecedented way, Breitbart turned journalism on its head in order to break through the suffocating Left-wing bias of the mainstream media. Indeed, he introduced the use of "asymmetrical warfare" to fight Liberals...they had the media and the money, he had the brains and balls.
And importantly, he had a sense of humor almost as expansive as his sense of patriotism.
Hopefully, Breitbart's special brand of journalism will live on in his many creations (Breitbart.com, BigHollywood, BigGoverment, BigJournalism, and BigPeace), and his courage to speak out in defense of our country and our Constitution will continue to be expressed by the millions of people he reached on a daily basis.
He was one of a kind, and he will be terribly missed.
UPDATE: In trying to find some way (any way) to cope with my feelings and the new reality of a world without Breitbart, this clip from the end of the great film "Mister Roberts" kept coming to mind.
It's very easy to imagine that the brave and outspoken Mister Roberts was Andrew Breitbart; the ship's obnoxious and dictatorial captain is Barack Obama (and his entire corrupt team of politicians and media syncophants).
And Ensign Pulver...? Well,we're all Ensign Pulver now.
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
After over three years of being the most profligate spender of other people's money since the Earth was a cooling ball of gas, Barack Obama has finally found one place where he's willing to make real budget cuts: healthcare for America's military.
Specifically, the president has offered up a plan to force active duty service members and veterans to sign up for Obamacare and leave Tricare (the current U.S. subsidized health insurance program for the military) by raising the cost of premiums until it's unaffordable.
Obama's plan, which would go into effect immediately after elections, would raise Tricare premiums 30% to 78% in the first year...and then go up 94% to 345% every five years thereafter until every last man and woman who has served in uniform has had to quit the system and settle for whatever crumbs Obamacare will throw them.
Roughly speaking, that means a retired officer would be paying four times more for insurance in five years than he or she is now. And 16 times more in 10 years.
Experts say that the slash-and-burn reduction in military benefits is likely to hurt efforts to recruit or retain soldiers...which is probably exactly what Barack Obama wants.
Of course, none of this would be happening if this president and his party were even the least bit serious about real deficit reduction. But instead we get years without budgets, and gimmicky and pointless cost-cutting committees and supercommittees.
Followed by the Commander-in-Chief's cold and calculated order for members of the military to sacrifice themselves on the deficit grenade...and all to shield the despicable little Chicago politician who is twirling the grenade's pin on his finger.
A scene we'd like to see with R. Lee Ermey of "Full Metal Jacket"-
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Monday, February 27, 2012
To help make sure that Americans can get the cold, unvarnished facts about national savior, Renaissance genius, and supersecret Navy Seal commando Barack Hussein Obama, the president's team is paying for a campaign film by the Oscar-winning director of "An Inconvenient Truth."
In case you don't remember, "An Inconvenient Truth" was the alleged film in which absolutely nothing happened other than a bloated Al Gore giving a powerpoint slideshow saying that every country in the world would simulateously burn up and sink into the oceans...unless they started buying carbon credits from Al Gore Incorporated. And while the science behind Gore's claims is controversial, the film undeniably made an extremely convincing case that Oscars are handed out as pointlessly as Nobel Peace Prizes.
The Obama campaign has already paid $160,000 in initial expenses on the 30 minute film, and may be spending more during the post-production phase... presumably when 3D effects will be added, as well as complex CGI sequences which will show the president in places that he's never actually been... like working at his desk.
Additionally, the film's budget will be stretched thanks to the director's clever re-use of film clips which he previously used in "An Inconvenient Truth." For instance, shots of smoke-belching factories previously subtitled "corporations poison our air" will now be cheerily labeled "Obama is putting Americans back to work!"
While there is no official release date for the film, it is expected to appear in theaters nationwide soon and attract millions of eager viewers.
Not for the film's content, of course, but because the president has issued an executive order mandating that health insurance providers will be required to give away free popcorn.
Coming soon to a gullible media near you!
BONUS! If this isn't the "official" oscar-winning campaign film, it ought to be!