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Obama Giving Rebates, by Kevin Jackson

Has America run out of money or has hell frozen over?  According to this article in the Huffington Post, the man who donated a whopping 5.9 percent of his income to charity in 2009—Barack Obama—is now doling out personal rebate checks to struggling Americans.

On more than one occasion, the president has cut personal checks to struggling Americans who’ve written to the White House, according to an excerpt from a new book by Washington Post reporter Eli Saslow about the ten letters the president reads every day.

Well at least they say that it’s Americans getting the checks, though I will wait on the evidence.  I don’t think they will want to give me proof of this program, since Obama wants to keep this program hush hush, as he indicated to Saslow:

“It’s not something I should advertise, but it has happened,” the president told Saslow.

Yeah, and I once gave a vagrant a dollar, woo hoo, look at me!

What a conundrum for Obama. How does he not advertise his “benevolence,” balanced with his vainglorious need to advertise his benevolence?[1] I can hear the private White House press briefing that day:

Yes, I will continue to push my jobs bill. But there is an issue that is important,however I don’t want any hoopla for this, uh program. Unlike my other uh…policy…initiatives, I want no transparency.  It’s best that uh…we…uh keep this program away from public scrutiny. Please. You may have heard that I’m writing personal checks to people, uh…America doesn’t need to know this.  I prefer that my philanthropy remain anonymous.  After all, the great people are those who do their good deeds without fanfare. There is no reason for people to amplify how great they think I am. Now you were given a press release earlier about how not to break this to the American public about what I have done. I’d like to now introduce you to one of the people who received some of my stimulus money, but again…uh, I caution you that you shouldn’t use real names in reporting this story of my greatness. Andy Stern, step up here.”

Does Obama even realize that by writing personal checks to the people, he avoids the “middle-man?”  Apparently Obama doesn’t trust the ability of the government to distribute his wealth better than he.  Well if the HNIC[2] doesn’t trust his own government to spend money efficiently or effectively, why should we?

If you think that the Sunday paper will have an Obama coupon in the Lifestyle section, you won’t find it.  Nobody knows what it takes to get Obama to help you out. What we do know is that family can’t apply.

In 2010 American learned that Obama’s Aunt Zeituni Onyango was squatting in the United States illegally, and living off the taxpayers—apparently she didn’t qualify. As for Obama’s Uncle Omar who was arrested for DUI, there’s no paper trail that Barack came off the green to bail Omar out. Finally, Obama has a brother who lives in squalor in a hut in Kenya, and from all accounts, Obama doesn’t even send him a card for Ramadan.

Regarding others who could potentially qualify for the Barack Obama Benevolent Stimulus Fund, Obama is precluded from helping anybody who needs help paying their medical bills, because this would be contrary to ObamaCare.  The same would be true for anybody who is under water on their mortgage.  Obama has already funded the banks and other financial institutions already, so Obama helping people pay a mortgage would declare that program a failure.

Obama knows that there is more help needed too:

Some of these letters you read and you say, ‘Gosh, I really want to help this person, and I may not have the tools to help them right now,'” the president told Saslow. “And then you start thinking about the fact that for every one person that wrote describing their story, there might be another hundred thousand going through the same thing. So there are times when I’m reading the letters and I feel pained that I can’t do more, faster, to make a difference in their lives.”

If only there was more MONEY we could give Obama to solve everybody’s problems, especially Obama’s problems—The Greater Depression, where Americans receive fractions of a penny on the dollar.

Here’s the wrap:

Obama is a mad social scientist. And he is beta-testing a program where he confiscates all of America’s wealth, then he doles out the funds after Americans request funds back. After all, he would know better how to give out America’s wealth than anybody else. And as we found out recently as he waved a magic wand over student loans, Obama don’t need no stinkin’ Congress.

That’s my rant!

© 2011 Kevin Jackson – The Black Sphere, LLC – All Rights Reserved


[1] Sort of like when Michelle was seen shopping at Target, and an AP reporter and photographer happened to be there

[2] Head Negro in Charge

 

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  • https://www.facebook.com/falconephil Phil Falcone

    "Well if the HNIC[2] doesn’t trust his own government to spend money efficiently or effectively, why should we?"
    You got it. So tired of Congress gleefully thinking it's their job to spend, spend, spend so they can get re-elected. Getting so tired of successful Democrats feeling guilty about their success and wanting all other successful people to pay up (Warren Buffett, Jim Cramer, Jeff Immelt).

    • http://www.facebook.com/theblacksphere Kevin Jackson

      Thanks for the comment, Phil. We are all tired of being Ponzis!

    • http://twitter.com/AshtonKai1 @AshtonKai1

      AMEN !

  • docjohndenver

    AMEN, Mr. Falcone.

  • Guest woman

    I was born in one country, raised in another.
    My father was born in another country.
    I was not his only child.
    He fathered several children with numerous women.
    I became very close to my mother, as my father showed
    no interest in me.
    My mother died at an early age from cancer.
    Although my father deserted me and my mother raised me, I later wrote a book idolizing my father not my mother.
    Later in life, questions arose over my real name.
    My birth records were sketchy.
    No one was able to produce a legitimate, reliable birth
    certificate.
    I grew up practicing one faith but converted to
    Christianity, as it was widely accepted in my new country, but I practiced non-traditional beliefs and didn't follow Christianity, except in
    the public eye under scrutiny.

  • Guest woman

    I worked and lived among lower-class people as a young adult, disguising myself as someone who really cared about them.
    That was before I decided it was time to get serious
    about my life and embarked on a new career.
    I wrote a book about my struggles growing up.
    It was clear to those who read my memoirs, that I had
    difficulties accepting that my father abandoned me as a child.
    I became active in local politics in my 30's then, with
    help behind the scenes, I literally burst onto the scene as a candidate for national office in my 40s.
    They said I had a golden tongue and could talk anyone
    into anything.
    I had a virtually non-existent resume, little work history, and no experience in leading a single organization.
    Yet I was a powerful speaker and citizens were drawn to me, as though I were a magnet and they were small roofing tacks.
    I drew incredibly large crowds during my public appearances.
    This bolstered my ego.
    At first, my political campaign focused on my country's foreign policy…
    I was very critical of my country in the last war, and seized every opportunity to bash my country.

  • Guest woman

    But what launched my rise to national prominence were
    my views on the country's economy.
    I pretended to have a really good plan on how we could
    do better, and every poor person would be fed and housed for free.
    I knew which group was responsible for getting us into this mess.
    It was the free market, banks and corporations.

    I decided to start making citizens hate them and, if they became envious of others who did well, the plan was clinched tight.
    I called mine "A People's Campaign."
    That sounded good to all people.
    I was the surprise candidate because I emerged from
    outside the traditional path of politics and was able to gain widespread popular support.
    I knew that if I merely offered the people 'hope,' together we could change our country and the world.
    So, I started to make my speeches sound like they were
    on behalf of the downtrodden, poor, ignorant to include "persecuted minorities."

  • Guest woman

    My true views were not widely known and I kept them
    unknown, until after I became my nation's leader.

    I had to carefully guard reality, as anybody could have easily found out what I really believed, if they had simply read my writings and examined
    those people I associated with. I'm glad they didn't.

    Then I became the most powerful man in the world.

    And then the world learned the truth.

    Who am I?

    • http://www.facebook.com/theblacksphere Kevin Jackson

      Holy cow, guest woman! Nice "synopsis!" LOL

      • Guest woman

        Adolph Hitler……… sounds spooky huh?

        • docjohndenver

          OK, Guest woman, I am officially creeped out.

    • d55may

      I was going to say Barack Obama, then I opened the replies. Do you think he planned it that way, or is it what Glenn Beck says, we have to look to our past, to know our future.

  • Linky Drake

    How big a check would I have to sign to persuade Obama to re-sign?

    • docjohndenver

      Linky, that all depends on how much Michelle needs to keep her "lifestyle".

    • http://www.facebook.com/theblacksphere Kevin Jackson

      One BILLION dollars…said in the voice of Dr. Evil of Austin Powers fame!

  • Sir RonB

    And still I wait for my Chevy Volt and extension cord…Where is my 40 acres and your mule Big O! Can a brotha spare some change!

    • http://www.facebook.com/theblacksphere Kevin Jackson

      The extension cord is $40,000, Sir RonB. Thanks for dropping by!

    • docjohndenver

      Sir RonB, I have no idea what all that meant, other than the 40 acres/mule thing. But it cracked me up.

  • ant

    Stop me if you heard this….but
    The first couple were flying in AF1 when Obama mentioned to Michelle, "If I threw a 10 dollar bill out this window, I could give hope to one lucky citizen."
    Michelle replied, "You could throw 10 Ten dollar bills out the window and give hope to ten citizens."
    The pilot, overhearing this, thought to himself, "I could throw both of you out the window and return hope to millions of citizens."

    • http://www.facebook.com/theblacksphere Kevin Jackson

      Oldie but a true classic!

      • ant

        LOL! Is it an oldie? Man, I must be really un-hip, I hadn't heard it. Is it un-hip to say un-hip? You know you're getting old when you have to ask. Anyway, thanks for another great rant.

        • d55may

          Or when the style of clothes you wore in High School are back in style. I had a pair of hiphuggers in my attic that I wore in HS, they had all the peace sign and flag patches sewn on by hand. My grandson's girlfriend went crazy when she saw them and begged me for them. I couldn't believe how much I've gained over the years, but they fit her fine. My grandson wears the homemade tie dyed t-shirts.
          No one wanted the moccasins or the moody blues album(Every Good Boy deserves a favour) protecting the bottom of the box, but grandma was jamming later that evening, without the doobie. The moccs still fit and hold a lot of wonderful travel memories, which is hip to me. :>)

  • Guest woman
  • Lloyd

    My son works for just above minimum wage. Last year he earned enough to 'pay' $408 in income tax. However, he got a 'make work credit' of $400, so he got a refund on his withholding of $400. He now understands how the game is being played. The credit crumbs are dangled out to the voters each year as going away unless you vote for me. As he now knows, what the govenment giveth, the government can take away. Student loans can be 'forgiven' , but there is a price; and no guarentee.

    • http://www.facebook.com/theblacksphere Kevin Jackson

      This is indeed the game, Lloyd. The government doles out our money, based on making us Stepford Wives. They can't stand that the game might come to an end with the grass roots, i.e. people making them accountable for spending.

  • docjohndenver

    So, Lloyd, your son actually DID pay $8 in income tax, right? So is it just a myth that basically the bottom third of income earners don't pay income tax, or do they all pay $8 a year and that doesn't count? Because my son ended up paying a few hundred in income tax last year, and he didn't make much at all, either. I never know whether all the stuff about income tax is really true or not. I will say this, though. The apple doesn't fall far from the tree and you are obviously a bright, decent guy. I doubt your son's vote (or mine for that matter) is for sale.

    • Lloyd

      Yes he did pay $8 doc. Of course, he is a single white male, so no benefit there. What really made him mad was me pointing out the social security and medicare amounts of over $1,200.

    • David

      You should have bought your son a copy of Turbotax and then he would have ferreted out the making work pay credit. Oh, wait… Turbotax costs $50 bucks, so may be a wash.

  • docjohndenver

    No kidding, man. They just don't get it until all those hidden costs are pointed out. And do you think our sons will ever see 1/3 of what they end up paying into social security? It's a joke.

  • Guest woman

    Forget the crazy movie star ??? woman… Michelle is on the road [again] ranting and a raving about the 1%………….. and she is ranting TO the 1% while they wine and dine her.

  • Downsouth

    Who will Republicans run against Obama? The Crazy Lady, the crazy Texas Man, the Pervert, or the Liberal? I know it will drive you all crazy, but the reality is that we will have FOUR MORE YEARS!

    • Lloyd

      It will not drive me crazy Downsouth, however, and I say this to all, conservative and liberal alike, what happens when the country defaults on it's debt? There will be a foreclosure. But to whom? The UN? China?
      As was stated to Andrew Jackson by a Ohio farmer when Jackson requested funds to help rebuild New York after a devastating fire, 'Once the public treasury is open to the public, the public will devour the country.'

      • Downsouth

        Hey Lloyd, In every poll over 80% of Americans believe that we should lower our national debt with a combination of spending cuts and tax increases. Would you say that Republicans are "governing against the will of the American people"?

        • Lloyd

          No, I would not. I would say that Congress is governing against the will of the people with the consent of the president. Now, my question to you is this: If 80% are opposed to higher debt, why are you excited about 4 more years? Are you one of the 20%?

    • Meshuggahboy

      "The Pervert?" Wow, you sure have a convenient memory. What do you call Bill Clinton when he's getting blown in the Oval Office when he's supposed to be running the country, and then lies about it under oath? Let me guess – your answer is "FOUR MORE YEARS".

      • Downsouth

        That's your way of supporting sexual hurassment Mesh? "Well what did your guy do?" I don't consider getting some !@#$ from a girl who wants it the same as harrasing women who are not feeling you.

        • blknred

          Hmm… unconfirmed allegations of inappropriate comments are worse than the most powerful man in the country getting himself serviced while he's supposed to running the country, and then lying about it. I think that kool aid you're drinking is laced.

          • d55may

            Lets not forget the allegations of rape by Jane Doe #5, a.k.a. Juanita Broaddrick in an Arkansas hotel room. Then let's not forget the others, Monica Lewinsky, Linda Tripp and Paula Jones. We liberal's placed in the WH a perjurious president awash in accusations of sexual misconduct and accused of forcible rape.
            Now where's the BEEF for Cain.

          • docjohndenver

            d55, love your honesty. Sometimes it's hard. I voted for Bush and then had to admit that he made some collosal errors. But I am unsure what is up with Cain. So far the allegations sound fairly mild with him standing too close or making a comment about a woman's height or something. Honestly if it doesn't get more salacious than that I am underwhelmed. And I haven't chosen a candidate yet. But I am very bothered by the rush to judgement here. He didn't handle it well, for sure. But that doesn't mean he did anything wrong. Good Lord, it's minor league compared to dropping drawers in a hotel room or using the Oval Office like a cheap hotel.

    • docjohndenver

      DS, I am surprised at you. A guy gets an EEOC claim paid out a couple of decades ago and he is now a pervert?! That is absolutely absurd, and you know it. President Obama is simply not up to the task economically. He believes in Keynesian economics, not free market capitalism. And Keynesian systems fail EVERYWHERE THEY ARE TRIED (see all of Europe except for Germany). But rather than argue the "great successes" of his record, you just take cheap shots. I can understand this, of course, because other than killing 2 dictators that were hiding in holes, he hasn't done squat. FOUR MORE YEARS? If that happens, I am sure you will be thrilled with 12% unemployment and endless new edicts disguised as "executive orders".

      • Meshuggahboy

        Don't be surprised, Doc. For most Dems, it's not about right or wrong, it's about sticking up for your guy no matter how bad he is and doing anything to hold onto the office. They'd rather see the country go down the toilet under Obama than see it flourish under someone else.

        • docjohndenver

          Mesh, I did not vote for Obama but I was in his camp after he was elected. I thought, "He's our president now and we should give him a chance." Heck, even now, I am rooting for the economy to turn around. My patients that are barely making it or have lost their jobs mean more to me than whether my guy wins an election next year. I simply do not understand watching a train wreck and saying, "Well, at least it's MY trainwreck." I wish you were not correct on this one, but I am afraid you are. It's depressing.

        • Downsouth

          Republicans are the people working hard to ruin the economy to have a chance win the white house. Mitch McConnell said "Our only job is to make sure that Obama is not re-elected". Bad news for Republicans – The economy is growing, we are adding jobs, the markets just had the best month in over a decade. Just like a human body that has been severly injured, our economy will take time to heal. I know we are suppose to pretend that this horrible recession didn't start after 6 years of Republican control of both chambers and the white house and ended after only two years of Democratic control, but it is what it is!

          • Meshuggahboy

            Obama takes over the healthcare system, spends a trillion on so-called stimulus, regulates everything he sees, appoints czars who only report to him, does everything he can to get more taxes passed against us, adds trillions to the national debt, and you think Republicans are trying to ruin the economy? All they'd need to do is sit back and let him do what he wants instead of trying to stop the insanity. Damn right their main job should be to keep him from being re-elected – it's the best thing that could happen to the country.

          • Downsouth

            "take over of healthcare" is a poll tested term republicans came up with to fool people like you. The healthcare law has nothing in it that is a government take-over……Obama wrote far fewer regulations and appointed far fewer czars than Bush…..the national debt was $10.6 trillion when Obama took office and now its $16 trillion…..Yes the Republicans want the economy to fail so they can say see what Obama did. Hoping that people forget that this recession started after 6 years of Republican control.

          • Meshuggahboy

            Wrong – the recession started after two years of Democrat control. There's always the chance that a recession will come along regardless of who's in office due to cycles in the economy, but all he's done is make it worse. Also, I'd appreciate it if you'd stop using that weak tactic of trying to discredit me by saying I was fooled by the Republicans / Hannity / Rush, etc. into using terms that they came up with. Believe it or not, I'm not some OWS douche who has no mind of their own.

            By the way, why are you even listing in your post the fact that the debt went up by six trillion since Obama has been in office, like that's a good thing?

          • Downsouth

            Democrats took control in 2006, so the recession started in '08? Check again! We were officially in recession in 2007. The down turn has to start long before the economy is said to be in recession. So you made up your own mind that the President "does everything he can to get more taxes passed against us". If you are in the middle class like me, you have not seen that. The top 1% has had and income increase of 275%, you don't think they should pay more in taxes. I know, that's "Class Warfare"

          • Meshuggahboy

            You just proved that you only care about yourself. I am in the middle class just like you, but just because the government raises taxes on someone else, that doesn't mean I just sit back and say "That's OK, it doesn't affect me" or "Good, they should pay more because they're evil and rich." If your heart was in the right place, you'd speak up when you see wrong being done against other people too, and the fact is the last thing those assholes in Washington need is more of our money. They've already proven that the more they get, the more they spend. Look at the amount of revenues they get now – if they were to spend on the same level that they did 10 or 15 years ago, we'd have a surplus because revenues are so high. But no, instead we have a gigantic deficit because they have absolutely no self-control, and they know that more money = more control over us. And by "us", I mean all of us – rich, poor, middle class – so you should be concerned about it too, whether your taxes are raised or not.

          • Downsouth

            I just believe that millionaires shoul pay the same percentage of thier earnings as I do.

          • Meshuggahboy

            Good, then let's lower the top rate on wages from the current 35% down to whatever you're at. How would you like that? Or do you only want it when it works one way?

          • docjohndenver

            Mesh, in a political argument, that may be the most perfect use of Occam's razor I have ever seen. If it is really about "fairness" and not about taking someone else's money, then the least complex way to make it "fair" is to lower everyone down to a low flat tax rate, isn't it? But fairness is not really the issue. It is a smokescreen for taking from someone else who is more successful. When my wife and I were as poor as dirt in medical school I do not remember thinking my friends and family who had more than us owed us anything. For us, it was delayed gratification and a desire to do what we wanted with our lives and occupations. "Fairness" had NOTHING TO DO WITH IT.

          • Meshuggahboy

            Exactly right, Doc. I think I've been hearing the sound of crickets chirping waiting for DS to answer this one.

          • Downsouth

            Mess, you make it really hard. The fact that you believe that anyone making over a million pay 35% of any part of their income in taxes, confirms what I know. If we can lower everyone taxes and pay down the debt, I'm game. I know, "we don't have a tax problem we have a spending problem" I don't really understand what I said to give you guys the idea that I want antthing from someone esle. I work hard and I pay my taxes. But the idea that the top 1% has had a 275% increase in income and middle income people has had a 35% increase because the top 1% work hard, I'll never understand. FACT: the rich are getting richer, the poor are getting poorer, and the middle class is getting the sqeeze. If you need stats let me know.

          • Meshuggahboy

            So no one that makes over a million is actually paid that much in wages, it's always capital gains? Wrong – CEOs who admittedly have complex pay packages are still paid millions in wages that are taxed at 35%. Entertainers and athletes are paid wages that are taxed at 35%. If a small business owner makes over a million, it's taxed as ordinary income at 35%. Actually, the 35% rate kicks in at well below a million. I'm an accountant, I know how the tax system works, and I don't need your so-called stats. You need to stop whining about the rich getting richer and the poor getting poorer – it's been like that since the beginning of time. Ever heard the phrase "life isn't fair"?

          • docjohndenver

            Mesh, well said. Didn't know you are an accountant. Then you better than most of us can tell us what your clients who are rich pay as a percentage of their income. My inkling is that there are very few Warren Buffett stories out there. The vast majority of successful business owners are paying the highest rate of taxes would be my guess. Am I right?

          • Meshuggahboy

            Yes, you're right. Warren Buffet's company is a holding company that buys stock of other companies, that's why the majority of his income is capital gains and taxed at lower rates. How many of us know people that make a living that way? Didn't think so. But of course, the press gives him the attention because it furthers their agenda.

          • docjohndenver

            Yeah, that's what I thought. I have exactly zero friends that make their living that way.

          • docjohndenver

            My point would be that capitalism is not a zero sum game. A 35 % increase is a pretty impressive improvement. The fact remains that the 275% increase is what gives the 35% increase because most people work for rich people. The poor are NOT getting poorer. That very study that you cite has 18% increase in wealth of the poor. So, when taken per capita (not in comparison), the poor are not getting poorer. Listen, my patients are mostly poor. I love them. They are family to me. My wife and I go to their weddings and funerals. We are lucky to be part of their lives. But taking from their employers simply does not help them.

          • Downsouth

            The fact that you guys believe that the only way to make our economy stronger is to concentrate the nations wealth with a small group of people is over my head. I quess you are just way smarter than me. Mess, if you ae a accountant, and you have anyone making over a million dollars pay 35%. in taxes, you are not very good. My Sis makes near $400 grand, and although she pay a large sum, it only amounts to about 19% of her income. But she has a good accountant.

          • Downsouth

            BTW, a republican pollster show that 76% of the American people agree with me that the economic structure is out of whack. Only 10% believe that the increasingly disproportionate concentration of US wealth is good for the country. 10%? That must include Mess, Doc, and 2 other people.

          • docjohndenver

            DS, are we doing everything by polls now? I think right around 10% of this country has probably ever run a business. What works matters to me. I have never worked for a poor man. The insurance companies and hospitals that cut my real checks (copayments don't keep our offices open) aren't poor. Also if your sister paid 76,000 dollars in taxes last year, thank her for me. I think she did her part. I would NOT recommend raising her taxes.

          • Meshuggahboy

            I don't advocate "concentrating" the country's wealth into a small group of people, but that doesn't mean that when they become rich we need the government to take it from them, keep the majority for their pet projects, and then give the leftovers to the rest of the population.

            And as far as your sister – she probably has deductions that lower her taxable income below the 35% rate, plus different portions of her income are taxed at different rates. The overall effective rate may very well be 19% as a result. There's a difference between gross income and taxable income. I'm probably not telling you anything you didn't already know, but those facts don't further your class warfare agenda, so we wouldn't want to mention them, would we. Sounds like she's done very well for herself, how often do you lay a guilt trip on her for making a living off the backs of the working poor?

          • docjohndenver

            DS, you could not be more wrong about the take over of healthcare. I have read the only official 30 page synopsis of Obamacare, but my daily life speaks to it better. Recently I had a medicare representative sit at my desk for two weeks to go over PQRI, ICD 9 coding and Eprescribing forms. This was a first in my two decades of practice. The Medicare RBRVS system is based on ICD info from nearly ten years ago but if every form is not filled out perfectly they now do not pay at all. There is a 1% per year penalty if the necessary G code boxes are not marked on every Medicare patient that gets e prescribed. There is a new government form which is four pages for EVERY patient who claims PRIVATE short term disability. And on and on it goes. This doesn't even take into account that most of us had about a 20-30% rise in our rates to pay for an individual mandate that won't even stand up five years from now. If you think the government has not taken over healthcare, you're just wrong. My most liberal colleagues even concede this.

          • Downsouth

            Still doesn't sound like "take over" to me . Sounds to me like a tighter regulation to watch our money. Here in Louisiana, millions has been recovered from fraud and thousands have been arrested in the last couple of years. I think we should watch it closer on the front end, we'll save millions on the back end. As far as the rise in rates, rates increased by 40% before the healthcare debate even started (in some places more). So trying to blaim the healthcare law for increases in rates when rates have been constantly increasing for years is for people with very short or selective memories.

          • docjohndenver

            DS, most of the law hasn't even been implemented yet. As a "private" doctor my practice is basically being run by the government. I guess unless a uniformed officer storms in to the office it's not a "takeover" to Obama supporters. There is MORE waste because of the ridiculous hoops people have to jump through, not less. I am so glad that Louisiana is saving millions due to the new regulations. The country is losing billiions because of them. Just HIPPA itself costs about twenty billion a year. And there is no evidence that it helps patients. Numerous studies have shown this.

      • Downsouth

        I have been in a leadership position for 15 years now and I never had a sexual harassment complain against me. I, personally don't know anyone who has filed a sexual coplaint or has had one filed against them. Cain has had several women file complaints against him. but I'm sure they all "falsly accused" him because he won't lie. Wait, he did lie. Several times.

        • docjohndenver

          DS, We all admit that there were several years of Republican leadership prior to this Obama nightmare. They spent like drunken sailors and the people kicked them out. And deservedly so. And then Obama came in and made their spending look frugal. To quote you, "It is what it is." There is no argument that he has spent more than any president in history in the first three years of his presidency. And, heck, if it had any chance of helping I'd be for it. BTW, the EEOC gets thousands of complaints every year and the vast majority of them come against CEOs and businessmen that have a lot of money behind them. And so far, the allegations are not exactly salacious. Cain may or may not have done something wrong, but your rush to judgement surprises me. It is becoming more and more clear that the Left wants to kill his candidacy before it really gets going. We just can't have a non-establishment guy horning in on the sweet gig that these "lifelong public servants" (who have never done anything) have, can we?

          • Downsouth

            Doc, if someone tell you your hair is a mess, you can say they are jealous. If more than one person say it, you should look in the mirror. I didn't just rush to judgment. I happen to believe that if you didn't do any thing wrong, you don't have to lie. I don't know what happened, but I do know that he lied about it (several times). I don't know any on the left who wants to stop Cain's candidacy. I want him to win the Republican nomination. Him, Michelle B, or Rick P. I would do everything I can to get either the nomination.

          • docjohndenver

            DS, you know I respect you. And because of that respect, I am going to assume that the "where there's smoke there's fire" approach is the same one you apply to everyone who has ever had any allegation against them. In fact, I am assuming that it is the approach you take toward our lovely attorney general who has changed his story and parsed his words about Fast and Furious multiple times. I will also assume it was the approach you took toward Clinton, until he of course was caught getting Jumanji'd in the Oval Office, Hillary and travelgate, whitewater, Obama sitting under Jeremiah Wright for 20 years, etc., etc., etc. In fact, with this approach, my saintly grandmother is the only person who is fit to run for office and she is in her 90s.

          • Downsouth

            Doc, you are assuming that I have a problem with any of the things you listed. For example: I don't support cheating, but I don't have a problem getting "Jumanji'd" anywhere, but Church.

          • docjohndenver

            Downsouth, if it doesn't bother you that the President of the United States got a hummer in OUR oval office and that we sold AR15s to Mexican drug cartels to use on our agents later, and that Obama sat and listened to a nutcase who believes AIDS was a racist government plot, then why the heck are you calling someone a pervert who may or may not have said something sexist 2 decades ago?! Anyway, it doesn't matter because Cain won't be the nominee regardless of this "scandal". But consistency matters. And the rush to judgement right now is troubling to me. Someday, you or me could have someone accuse us of something we didn't do. I would want innocence until proven guilty.

          • Downsouth

            "who believes AIDS was a racist government plot", do you have to be a "nut case" to believe in a racist government plot. Remember the Native American small pox or the Tuskegee Experiment. And no, I have a problem with the president cheating but getting some !@#$ anywhere but church from a willing adult is OK with me. As far as Fast and Furious, I think it was a law enforcement tactic that went wrong. Was the first, won't be the last as long as we have "illegal drugs".

          • docjohndenver

            No, you do have to be a nutcase to believe that a viral infection easily traced to its origins on another continent is a US government plot. And your ability to rationalize the president of the United States having sex with a girl barely in her twenties is remarkable. I certainly wouldn't feel that way if it was my friend or daughter. And, if Fast and Furious is just a law enforcement screwup, then we can say that for just about anything. I seriously never saw you as someone that would compare HIV to the Tuskegee Experiment.

          • Downsouth

            No, I'm not comparing. I saying the idea of a racist government plot using viral infections is not beyond belief. And I'm not rationalizing, I'm recognizing that the President is a MAN. Nothing more, nothing less. if the girl was my freind or daughter, I would be disappointed in her. Unless he forced her. But a young chick flashing her thongs makes it hard for any man. Well almost any man.

          • docjohndenver

            All good points. This particular round (round, what, like 300 at this point) goes to DS! Have a great week. PS – Regardless of his poor handling of the situation, I feel Mr. Cain has a right to face his accusers if they are going to make any type of public statement about HIM.

    • http://www.facebook.com/theblacksphere Kevin Jackson

      Whoever it is will run against Obama, the bi-sexual, cocaine using Manchurian Candidate! LOL

  • Linky Drake

    The Republicans could run any, all, or none of the above.

    Obama is not going to be re-elected. Drives you crazy to know this, don’t it?

    • docjohndenver

      Linky, it must be sad to find out that Oz is really just a man behind a curtain, huh? The wheels are coming off and they know it.

    • Downsouth

      Have you found any polls to support your believe or are you dreaming?

      • docjohndenver

        DS, Obama gets about 44-46% of the vote in virtually every poll. Understand that his numbers are static and the vast majority of undecideds go to the challenger every year. Also, it doesn't take into account the enthusiasm gap. You, my friend, are the only person I have communicated with in the last year that is especially enthused about Obama's remarkable performance thus far. LOL.

  • Linky Drake

    Oppostion to Obama is nowhere near as racist as some people want to believe.

    The problem is that so many of his supporters believe he shouldn’t be opposed or disagreed with for any reason, no matter how inappropriate, inept, illegal, unconstitutional or unethical his words and/or actions may be.

    It’s the job of the opposition party to make sure that the current occupant of the office, whether Dem or Repub, doesn’t get elected or re-elected; that’s why they are called the oppostion party.

    If they wanted him re-elected, they would switch parties, or at least vote differently when the opportunity presented itself.

    • http://www.facebook.com/theblacksphere Kevin Jackson

      I agree with you Linky, however when Dems are in charge, why don't we just let crackheads run the country…rhetorical question.

      • Meshuggahboy

        Dems in charge, crackheads running the country – sounds like two of the same thing to me.

  • d55may

    This fellow said, ‘I was so depressed last night thinking about the economy, wars, jobs, my savings, social security, retirement funds, etc., I called a suicide hotline and got a call centre in Pakistan. When I told them I was suicidal, they got all excited and asked if I could drive a truck.’
    http://clayandwater.ca/03/11/2011/john-crosbie-st….