Outside the Asylum
Less than a week before the Nation observed Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, The New Yorker published a story about President Barack Obama in which he was quoted playing the race card: “There’s no doubt that there’s some folks who just really dislike me because they don’t like the idea of a black President.”
In the event that you live under a rock, have been trapped under something really heavy or are only just now returning from an all-expenses-paid, 5-star, 17-day getaway in a tropical paradise, I bring news. Hillary Clinton is officially running for President of the United States.
Thanks. Seriously, from the bottom of my heart, I offer to you my most profound gratitude. It took New Jersey Governor Chris Christie channeling the ghost of Tony Soprano to get you guys to come out against government corruption, but I’m not going to complain.
Like any good son, I call my mother every week. I sit through the usual litany of complaints about how I don’t call enough, I don’t visit enough, etc. Sometimes, Mom gives me both barrels. Take last Sunday. Mom turned to a topic that disappoints her more than I ever could have: politicians.
Global warming costs us all billions of dollars annually. Global warming jacks up your utility prices and it skims a layer of cash off the top of the taxpayers’ till through treaty obligations and Federal study programs. And sometimes, global warming exacts a real human cost.
If I were coming off as miserable a year as the one President Barack Obama and his Democratic accomplices endured in 2013, I suppose I might try some wild stunts to distract the increasingly unhappy electorate. Hell, if my 2013 had been as bad as Obama’s, I’d be almost desperate to turn my New Year’s frown upside-down.
According to Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol, by offering yet another extension to the sign-up date for Obamacare, “President Obama has given us a gift.” But Obamacare is no gift. And those who cheer it as such forget the millions of Americans whose holidays Obamacare ruined.
On Dec. 19, the Department of Health and Human Services announced a partial delay in the individual mandate portion of the massive government overreach. This delay affects the millions of Americans whose policies were canceled by Obamacare’s ludicrous regulations.
Organizing for Action says we should all #GetTalking about enrolling in Obamacare this Christmas. Bah humbug! But we can get political, and we can do it without sacrificing Christmas cheer. And I’m going to help. Just sing along with this jaunty little jingle and satisfy the whole family.
As of this moment, Obama has the approval of only 43 percent of his employers. Presuming the Democrats are correct in believing that a majority trumps everything, then I have some very bad news for President Barack Obama and his peeps: You’re done.