I apologize to those who may find this cartoon disrespectful to the office of the President of the United States. I have the utmost respect for the Office. I wish I could say the same for the President.
Barring an efficacious grass-roots revolt on the White House Lawn, the Omnibus Spending Bill will be signed into law today.
"Candidate Obama" promised an administration "free of ear-marks" and a "line-by-line" scrutiny of any bill that comes before him for signature.
So much for "Change You Can Believe In"; enter the era of the Manchurian Candidate.
From day one (and before), Obama has implemented the agenda of the Left Wing of the Democratic Party. His Cabinet appointees have been Washington Insiders primarily cultivated during the Clinton Administration. His Economic Recovery think-tank that was formed to brain-storm solutions to the failing economy is a "Who's-Who" of Campaign Contributors and Insiders from failed and/or bailed out corporations.
HR 1 (AKA the "Swindle-Us" Bill) granted the Left nearly every socialist program that the Democrats could ever hope for. Why should the President bother to read the bill? The DNC got him elected and he owes them this one. And, what the 780 BILLION dollar bill didn't do, he is granting to his Handlers in the form of Executive Orders.
Socialized Health Care, Embryonic Stem Cell Research, Federally-funded abortion in foreign countries, expanded welfare entitlement programs and tax-hikes are just a few of the gifts that the Manchurian Candidate has granted his Masters (Nancy Pelosi & Harry Reid).
While your retirement investments have been slashed in half, Rahm Emmanual (who said you should never let a good crisis go to waste) has been wringing his hands in anticipation of all the power that can be wrestled from the hands of the American People in the name of "Recovery". They are in no hurry to resolve a crisis that has granted them so much license to spend your tax dollars however they want... and FAST!
So, is there any good news in all this? Yes. For decades (and maybe centuries), We the People have been growing increasingly complacent as the Federal Gov't. has nibbled away at our freedoms. The heat has been slowly turned up on the "frog in the dish" so that it won't notice that it is being cooked to death. But now, the burner is cranked up to HIGH and frogs (like me) are starting to jump out of the dish.
I intend to speak out. I intend to be heard. I intend to expose the truth and I intend to get involved.
I have long believed that conservative, principled people are the majority in America. But because they are (by nature) busy, productive and independent, they are invisible in the long shadow of a minority of liberals who's hobby, profession and religion is political activism.
Our freedoms are under siege. Our principles are being violated. And our faith is being attacked.
Jump out of the dish before it's too late.