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30 Pieces of Silver equals how many Gallons of Snake Oil

Updated on May 3, 2010

On Friday March 21, 2010 the modern day Roman Patricians were in a quandary. They had to find a way to deliver to Caesar the prize he coveted the most. But they had a rather large problem standing in the way of their desires to please their divine leader; what to do about Judas Iscariot Stupak. Up until this time he had been unwavering in his support for what his fellow constituents that sent him to Rome as their Representative as well as the majority of those across the We the People empire were clamoring; “No Public Funds for Abortion, No Public Funds for Abortion.”

All attempts by Caesar Obama to convince Judas Stupak had failed as well as all manner of pressure applied by Punches Pelosi and Harry Herod! This tribunal knew if allowed to go home over the upcoming Easter Holiday it would be impossible to secure either Judas Stupak’s vote or any of the remaining 13 fellow apostles! Realizing Caesar’s favorability had fallen to a dismal 43% approval rating throughout the We the People Nation and Punches Pelosi and Harry Herod’s were a dismal 14 and 8 percent respectively something had to be done and quickly.

After hours of deliberation the Ruling Triad had a plan. They knew it would be virtually impossible to buy off Judas Stupak with the same 30 pieces of silver they had used on Landrieu, Nelson or Lincoln. These vote purchases had received entirely too much unfavorable publicity even in the Usually Administration friendly papers the Judea Journal and the Roman Review. No a more sinister yet highly publicized plan was needed this time.

All three knew Judas Stupak was not particularly bright but had what they determined to be an inherent flaw in his make up; he trusted his fellow Patricians, the rich governing class, and of course he had sworn allegiance to his Emperor along with the rest of We the People on January 20, 2010.So they devised their plan based on trust but deceive. Caesar Obama called Judas Stupak to the Palace where he spun his web. “Judas” said Caesar, “you gotta trust me on this one. Go along with Punches Pelosi and I’ll sign and executive order decreeing whatever you want. Just go out there and call a news conference explaining to the people how we met and I assured you I would take care of all your concerns through the issuance of an Executive Order. Will you do that for me; Judas?”

Well Judas left the palace on cloud nine. How simple the solution was all the time. It was right there in front of him. He would never again doubt Caesar Obama again. Wow, what a leader; what a guy!

So Sunday morning March 21, 2010 Judas called a news conference and announced the magnificent deal he had just struck with his Divine Leader. He had steadfastly stuck to his principles; the people of his district should be proud of his unwavering courage and his intestinal fortitude which allowed him to remain in the Coliseum and battle the lions until he got what he needed for We the People! All hail Judas Stupak; all hail all hail!

Sunday afternoon came and went and Judas Stupak did indeed cast his vote in favor of Caesar taking control of the People’s Healthcare and with it gaining control of 1/6 of the economy. Now he could leave Washington and return to Michigan the conquering hero. The people would most likely throw a ticker tape parade for him not just throughout his district but probably throughout the entire state. He could now envision a future with Senator Stupak possibly even Governor Stupak in it. Wow, he had truly accomplished an amazing feat.

It took less than two weeks before Judas ISCARIOT Stupak realized he had been duped by Caesar Obama, Punches Pelosi and Harry Herod. This so called iron clad decree had indeed been written in and signed with SNAKE OIL! It was literally not worth the paper it was written on. Judas Stupak the conquering hero now saw himself for who he truly was Judas Iscariot Stupak the Goat. The laughing stock of the Liberal Left who had manipulated him into abandoning those personal convictions he professed to hold so dearly.

Left with no other choice Judas Iscariot Stupak called yet another press conference on April 9, 2010 during which he resigned. He of course still could not bring himself to admitting what he had done instead choosing to cite as reasons for his resignation a plethora of lies. Such is the way of traitorous liars, one lie bequeaths another then another then another until in the end you can’t possibly admit the truth!


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      garynew 8 years ago from Dallas, TX and Sampran, Thailand

      who's gary? that would be me, and i can see gA's confusion as our satirical writing styles are somewhat similar.

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      partisan patriot 8 years ago

      Thanks Pop

      His 30 pieces of silver should take shape shortly after the November elections!

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      partisan patriot 8 years ago


      You nailed it; he most likely will become Ambassador to the Abortion Clinics or better still Abortion Czar!

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      breakfastpop 8 years ago

      Fabulous hub Patriot. I'm with sheila. I am going to see where life or should I say Obama leads him.

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      sheila b. 8 years ago

      I'm a bit more skeptical. Let's watch and see what job he gets next. I think he sold out for something more than what he had already. Obama's been making all sorts of job promises...

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      Partisan Patriot 8 years ago

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      Partisan Patriot 8 years ago


      Didn't you watch the press conference. When he started speaking out walked his family and he surprisingly said shazaaaam who are these people. His wife then said we are your family don't you remember us and that's when he said; I quit I'm a gonna spend more time with youensisssss!

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      Pamela Oglesby 8 years ago from United States

      He is an idiot. He announced he was quitting to spend time with his family. Did he just figure out that he had one?

      I only hope that we have a major change in the election, but until Nov. we are going to get it shoved down our throats. People are mad and I don't see that fury subsiding.

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      greatAmerican 8 years ago

      OOPs,, I get caught up in so many comments sometimes I lose my place,, who is gary, garynew on Hubpages.

      Chalk that up to old and senile!! mostly OLD!

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      Partisan Patriot 8 years ago


      Who’s Gary? Thanks for visiting and as always leaving a welcomed comment!

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      Partisan Patriot 8 years ago


      Thanks for the visit and the comment; we have arrived back at a mathematical formula we both can agree on!

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      Partisan Patriot 8 years ago


      Thanks for the accolades. There are still plenty of stupid people out there that will be swayed by the MSM all out assault that will most assuredly come before the November elections. Just like the former Soviet Press, America’s version of Pravda stands ready to carry the Regime’s message and besmirch, bemoan and smear anyone or any organization that attempts to stop this Juggernaut known as the Obama Oligarchy!

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      greatAmerican 8 years ago

      Gary, put yourself in Stupaks place,

      do the math,,

      on one hand you have 30 pieces of silver,,

      on the other hand you have your principles,,

      Gosh that is a tough decision!! NOT!

      Stupak, should be spelled Stupid!

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      nicomp really 8 years ago from Ohio, USA

      We have a Judas in Cincinnati, Steve Driehaus. We voters will retire him at the ballot box.

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      SheriSapp 8 years ago from West Virginia


      You are such a gifted writer! This reads like a great cautionary tale. Too bad so sad that there are still dems out there stupid enough to buy the lies Barry is always peddling. Let us just hope a repub will win the seat come November. You and I both know that right before the election the MSM will be reporting about how great the economic recovery is and working really hard to garner the dems as many uninformed voters as possible!!!!!!