Floyd Reports Opinion Popular


Obama Goes For the Gravy Bowl…or Cementing A Ham For Thanksgiving


If you are a gal about to be married, forgo the desire to go to Macy’s or Bloomingdales or the like and register for a set of china for your wedding or a keepsake gravy bowl for this Thanksgiving.  Why?  Because the Barack Hussein Obama Re-Election Campaign is so worried about having adequate re-election funds that he’s asking engaged couples to make a donation to his campaign in lieu of personal gifts from family and friends.  But don’t stop at your wedding because the official website (located at www.barackobama.com) says, “Got a birthday, anniversary, or wedding coming up?  Let your friends know how important this election is to you—register with Obama 2012, and ask for a donation in lieu of gift.  It’s a great way to support the President on your big day.  Plus, it’s a gift that we can all appreciate—and goes a lot further than a gravy bowl.”

To further his worries about his coffers, his vice president – of whom I get a daily e-mail from (don’t worry; we aren’t friends; I just keep informed of the doings of the liberal left) worried: “The Romney Campaign and the Republicans raised $100,000,000 in the month of June alone.  This is a massive sum.”

Actually, Mr. Biden, the Republicans and Mr. Romney raised more than that. According to Reuters on July 5, 2012, he raised $106 million. And the Democrats are understandably concerned because Election Day is November 6, 2012, and this election is poised to be the most expensive election in the history of the United States (as well as quite possibly the most important president election.)

Why did Romney raise so much money in June of 2012?  Simple: Obama gave sanctuary to the DREAMers, the undocumented illegal immigrant youth from ages of birth to 30 years old, in contradiction to the will of Congress and of the American people.  Romney’s campaign contributions for May, according to Fox News on June 22, 2012, came in at $76.8 million.

And it gets EVEN better: Obama, in speaking on June 14 to the students at Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland, Ohio commented, “What’s holding us back is a stalemate in Washington between two fundamentally different views of which direction America should take.  And this election is your chance to break that stalemate.”  Stalemate was a great choice of wording for the next round of another issue in America: our unemployment rate, announced from United States Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis.  She announced that the June 2012 unemployment figure was 8.2%, the exact percentage from last month, with 12.7 million listed as unemployed. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics June report, “Among the major worker groups, the unemployment rate for blacks (14.4 percent) edged up over the month, while the rates for adult men (7.8 percent), adult women (7.4 percent), teenagers (23.7 percent), whites (7.4 percent), and Hispanics (11.0 percent) showed little or no change.” Long-term unemployed, those jobless for 27 weeks and over, are at 5.4 million.  Also in June, there were 821,000 discouraged American workers. Discouraged workers are persons “not currently working because…they believe there are no jobs available for them,” according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics from the United States Department of Labor.  In conclusion, the job growth in the past month was in the areas of transportation, wholesale trade, health care, and warehousing.  “It’s still tough out there,” the President contends, and uses his favorite word by saying that voters must help him “break a stalemate in Congress” that he says is “preventing his administration from boosting hiring.”

Interesting additional data associated with the breakdown of unemployment by state can be found in the July 10, 2012 Huckabee Report (www.MikeHuckabee.com).  Mr. Huckabee points out that the Washington Examiner said that in every state that elected a Republican governor in 2010, the unemployment rate declined since January 2012.  In states with Democratic governors, unemployment either matched national trends or rose. The key point here is that if not for the actions of Republicans at the state level, the Obama-Biden jobs report would go from disappointing to disastrous.

Based upon his recent actions that have displayed utter and total disregard for the limitations placed upon the powers conveyed on the executive branch of the federal government by the Constitution of the United States of America, one must wonder why, instead of worrying about the levels of his incoming campaign contributions and how they compare to his Republican opponent, why the tyrant dictator Barack Hussein Obama does not simply embezzle the money he needs from the U.S. Treasury via executive order, bypassing Congress, the American people, and the United States Supreme Court.  By his DREAMers action and by his blocking of the release of Congress’s requested documents for the Eric Holder fiasco that is “Fast and Furious”, he has already shown to all of the American people that he sees himself and his cronies as above the law.

So, there you go.  Pass up a gravy bowl.  Blame everything on stalemates.  And keep giving to Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney…we want to pass around a Romney gravy bowl for a Thanksgiving celebration.  We have already had four years of a turkey; let’s have some ham for Thanksgiving!

Photo credit: terrellaftermath

The views expressed in this opinion article are solely those of their author and are not necessarily either shared or endorsed by WesternJournalism.com.


Let us know what you think!