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A Video That Is Beyond Disgusting


The video that the late Andrew Breitbart released of Barack Obama during his Harvard days revealed one more link in the president's early chain of associations with radicals. But I watched a video a couple of weeks ago that I believe is far more incriminating for our president because it shows the present fallout from his radical agenda, including the redistribution of wealth.

Obama has been called the "food stamp president" because more federal grocery subsidies have been given out under his presidency than were under most others combined. But far more than that, this president is the sultan of socialist swing with his assault of federal government entitlement expansions (Obamacare), spending, accruing of national debt, interdictions, seizures, regulations, overreaches, unilateral legislation, czars, presidential orders, Chicago-style politics, etc., and he has the uncanny ability to make most people believe he's doing none of them.

The Heritage Foundation has reported that the president has not only greatly expanded welfare but also "eliminated a program that aims to reduce the prevalence of single motherhood, one of the greatest contributors to poverty in the United States."

Heritage further documented that President Obama's 2011 budget increased total welfare spending to $953 billion, a 42 percent increase over welfare spending in 2008. And over the next decade, welfare spending is projected to cost taxpayers $10.3 trillion.

Worst of all is that rather than wean generations off government aid and create independent hardworking citizens, President Obama and his administration are further enabling and expanding the already mammoth movement of government-dependent citizens.

The infamous Judge Judy Sheindlin agrees. And she wants the government to know about it, as she recently told her courtroom and millions of people in her viewing audience.

Let me set the scene.

A female plaintiff was suing an ex-boyfriend for living with her for months and never paying a dime of rent even though he collected unemployment compensation, $437 a month from the county for rent and $22,000 a year of federal money for college tuition (though after watching this segment, even the biggest skeptic would question whether he even attended his classes).

When Judge Judy confronted the defendant for using taxpayers' hard-earned money for things other than his rent — for which it was earmarked — he flippantly dodged any responsibility to help his former live-in girlfriend with rent by saying, "That's what she was there for." (That is, paying his rent.)

An increasingly upset Judge Judy retorted to the defendant: "I don't even want to pay your rent. The government says I have to pay your rent."

Judge Judy then asked him, "What do you do?"

He responded by laughing and saying almost mockingly, "I'm me."

Obviously disgusted, Judge Judy turned to bailiff Petri Hawkins-Byrd and gave her commentary regarding what responsibility government bears in creating defendants such as the one standing before her: "That's what we're creating — a him."

And just to clarify to whom she was referring, Judge Judy followed up her tirade against the subsidy-abusing defendant by categorically stating, "I'm sending this tape to Congress." (Don't worry, Judge Judy.

We the people will help you send it to Washington and everywhere else via our email, Facebook, Twitter, etc.!)

That defendant reminded me of the woman who was excited four years ago to explain to a Florida news crew why she had voted for Obama: "I won't have to worry about putting gas in my car. I won't have to worry about paying my mortgage. ... He's going to help me."

Watching the video of Judge Judy on YouTube, titled "Judge Judy and the welfare state expanded under Obama," is well worth the seven minutes of your time, if you can stomach the surprising and pathetic cliffhanger ending.

Now we know what President Obama meant by "hope and change." He clearly stated that goal and mission from the outset of his election: "fundamentally transform America."

As a billboard outside Clovis, N.M., which was "paid for by a Vietnam vet who is still fighting for his country," explains, "so now we know ... 'change' equals more debt, more taxes, more welfare, more regulation, more government, more wasteful spending, more corruption."

And all of Obama's big-government expansion is creating more government-dependent citizens who feel more and more entitled to siphon all the federal, state, county and city subsidies that they can get.

All of these socialist tendencies make me want to get the bumper sticker I saw the other day that has a picture of coins all over it and the words "I'll keep my God, my guns, my freedom, and my money. You keep the change."

Is this the type of hope and change you were counting on with the Obama administration? (And to think, nearly 40 percent of Americans still want to re-elect him for another four years!) It all smells to me like more BO (Barack Obama).

If you're ready for real reform and bold solutions for our welfare state, then you'll love former speaker of the House and current GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich's plan, "Unleashing Growth and Innovation to Move Beyond the Welfare State."

Growth and innovation means liberating the poor from the trap of the welfare empire through new programs that are tailored to local communities, promote work and incentivize lifelong study. Building on the success of the 1996 welfare reforms, block-granting all federal means-tested welfare programs back to the states would help millions move from dependency to prosperity while saving taxpayers trillions.

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Thomas Jefferson summarized my views, as well as those of most patriots I know, in a prospectus for his translation of Destutt de Tracy's "A Treatise on Political Economy": "To take from one, because it is thought that his own industry and that of his fathers has acquired too much, in order to spare to others, who, or whose fathers have not exercised equal industry and skill, is to violate arbitrarily the first principle of association, 'the guarantee to every one of a free exercise of his industry, & the fruits acquired by it.'"

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Thanks again, Chuck. Obama's "hope and change" appears to be supported by multitudes of his co-religionists who are permitted to block Madison Avenue NYC for their Friday prayers. That would certainly seem to be a fundamental transformation of the Big Apple. I trust that if he is elected, Mr Gingrich will be effective in taking steps to eliminate that transformation by those who "have no portion, nor right, nor memorial, in Jerusalem" Nehemiah 2:20. Check the middle 3 letters of the city named in that quote for an up-to-date application beyond the Mideast.
Comment: #1
Posted by: Alan O'Reilly
Tue Mar 20, 2012 5:39 AM
Great article Chuck. You pretty much hit the nail on the head. People will vote for obama because he promises them things. He promises them other peoples money. And expanding the welfare state is a promise he actually delivers on. Its going to be a lot harder filling up that gas tank when gas hits $10
Comment: #2
Posted by: Chris McCoy
Tue Mar 20, 2012 7:06 AM
Hey Chuck:
You quoted Thomas Jefferson as saying:
"To take from one, because it is thought that his own industry and that of his fathers has acquired too much, in order to spare to others, who, or whose fathers have not exercised equal industry and skill, is to violate arbitrarily the first principle of association, 'the guarantee to every one of a free exercise of his industry, & the fruits acquired by it.'"
Once again, we agree. Do you get all of your ideas and arguments while your're pumping iron? You are so smart. Love the face lift and red hair color, makes you look not a day over 65. I digress.
Let's look at what you and Thomas said. You use quotes from the Heritage foundation, this is about as reliable as Fox news, Rush Limbaugh and financials from Enron. It must all be discounted as a completely skewed source of propaganda. There is a whole lot of government help now to those who are needy and those who are greedy, there is massive fraud in the system, this a given, and a fact,this is why we have a criminal justice system and prosecutors. There are also people who have lost everything because of your boy toy Bush and lack of regulation of Wall Sreet. The mortgage fraud, junk mortgages repackaged by AIG etc, destroyed families. Layoffs, outscourcing, job losses and bankrupcies are a direct result of 8 years of lack of regulation fronted by your man George Bush. This does result in record numbers of unemployment, food stamps, and government help, when you steal everything from the people Chuck, they need help or they starve. The GOP deregulation of wall street has crippled the middle class. I know of three families that are on food stamps, middle class families that lost their house and long time jobs due to layoffs.
Back to your quote from Thomas Jefferson, it is a crime that some suffer on the backs of others who gain wealth with no industry, that is exactly right, that is why Occupy Wall Street and regulation of your buddies is essential to keep you and your ilk from stealing wealth on the backs of others. This isn't about the redistribution of wealth, this is aboute a fair playing field and deterrents to theft by you and your GOP buddies. You are thieves and scoundrels who will stop at nothing to gain power and wealth. Please read the articles about Goldman Sach's this week, you and your friends are the most dangerous threats to our great nation that has been seen since the civil war. Anything is necessary to keep you carpetbaggers from getting back into office. God save the Republic, and thank you Chuck and Mr. Jefferson for reminding us why we must never let thieves like your wall street and their GOP cronies back into office.
Comment: #3
Posted by: Bloom Hilda
Tue Mar 20, 2012 11:17 AM
You're right. The video is disgusting. I would point out to you that there are just as many stupid people on one side of the fence as there are on the other. Case in point: Senator Glenn Grothman who is apparently quoted as equating single motherhood to child abuse and the Ms. Lesko of Arizona who apparently thinks employers should have the right to choose to refuse to pay for birth control and I would suspect sees nothing wrong with firing women for getting pregnant after refusal to pay for birth control. Metaphorically speaking, the GOP is swinging out there over the rim of the canyon on a frayed rope that is about to snap.
Comment: #4
Posted by: jean
Sun Mar 25, 2012 7:15 AM
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