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Memory Lapses And Obama

Updated on April 3, 2012

First In A Series

I reckon it's time for a short series as we prepare ourselves for another memorable State of the Union address by our Deceiver-In-Chief. Oops, I meant Commander-In-Chief and I use that term very loosely as few true leaders lead from the rear. So lets prepare the table, break out our finest paper plates and red solo cups and get ready for the frivolity. For those with the latest in remote controls practice up on the exact location of that mute button. We should expect more of the same old, same old with his teleprompter in high gear. Pull out your calendars and circle next Tuesday, January 24th for another fateful speech about how he was going to turn things around in three years but things just weren't going the way he wanted them to go. Expect him to blame everyone but himself and his useless, money spending administration. Do I expect to see a pout or two? I think so. Do I expect him to use his usual empty, fiery rhetoric? You betcha I do. His actions contradict his words so I have also have come to expect that from the man.

A stroll down memory lane is where I will take you friends, and fellow countrymen, during the course of this series. It's now easy to track his record since he can't vote "present" anymore and his naivety and inexperience have now been on display for three (3) plus years. Of course, many of us pointed this out when he ran for the office. But that hope and change thingy got in the way of using logic and common sense when selecting a person to sit in the chair of the highest office in this land. Whoops! There are now enough contradictions just on You Tube to have a field day when this campaign gets hot and heavy. So lets go...

Teleprompters Front And Center Please

I reckon the first thing Obama has forgotten is that he promised to usher in a new era of corruption free, lobbyist free, reward the good old boys and girls type of environment in the nation's Capitol. I always wondered how a junior Senator from Illinois was going to make that happen when the career, pick pockets weren't going to have much of that put on their plate. Putting the polish on this is relatively easy. What we have witnessed is a boon doggle called Solyndra with more Solyndra's peeking over the horizon. All in the name of exercising his pipe dream green initiatives. That one has cost us a cool $535 million to date. His HHS Secretary has handed out Obamacare exemptions to his political allies like candy at Halloween. And he has funded an organization that has been deep into voter fraud. All they had to do was change their name to protect the guilty. Yeah, that would be ACORN for the uninitiated. They're still out there.

Missed my missives about Solyndra did you? Here's a link that lays out the FACTS. You know the little things progressives and liberals don't want to get in the way?

Pawns? Tell Me...

So as Obama forgets as he prepares his teleprompter for his next State of the Union address let us remember. He'll forget so we need to remember and remind those who have enough sense to be paying attention. Do I care if someone doesn't like a reminder or two? If you're a betting man, don't count on it.

Next thing he has conveniently forgotten is his "signature" piece of legislation and how that went down. This ties into his SOTU address where he told this nation that health care was going to be put on the back burner while job creation became the priority. Then he conveniently forgot what he promised and spent the next eighteen months ramming what the majority of Americans said we don't want rammed down our throats. In the meantime, the economy and job situation continued to go down the hole in the tank.

Corruption? When he held closed doors meetings with the likes of the AFL-CIO and other unions, pharmaceutical companies and who knows who else how transparent was that? I could see right through it myself and it stunk. Then to protect those same unions from the adverse economic impact of his grand Obamacare scam he turned around and issued those same groups waivers. In the meantime, large corporations (remember those people who create jobs?) have had to brace for the economic fallout as did the insurance companies. It's okay to reward your friends and war chest donors but again at whose expense? The tax payer needed to bend over and grab the Vaseline once again. What's good enough for us insn't obviously good enough for his union stooges

Smell The Stench Yet?

Part of Obama's handout stimulus bill included goodies for the likes of Solyndra and the other either bankrupt, or soon to be bankrupt, green energy companies. But understand this and I known darned well Obama has forgotten all about this fiasco. There were funds given to the Association for Community Reform Now (ACORN). Let me see if I remember correctly. When Obama was a community organizer wasn't there a tie in between that corrupt voter fraud organization and himself? Maybe you, gentle reader, can fill in some blanks here. ACORN has been repeatedly convicted of voter fraud across this nation and he gave them more tax payer dollars to do their dirty deeds in a stimulus bill? Who the heck was he stimulating with that one? More dead voters I reckon.

The bottom line for this first of the series is recognition that instead of using the powers granted by the US Constitution to the chief executive of this country he has ushered in a new era of corruption at a greater magnitude than we had ever witnessed before. He has taken it upon himself to attempt to dictate the winners and losers in a free market economy. An economy he despises and is evidntly intent on destroying.

So what say you, be ye a liberal or a conservative or lying anywhere between those two? Is enough enough yet?

Time For Us To Remember As Obama Forgets

As Always,

The Frog Prince


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      The Frog Prince 6 years ago from Arlington, TX

      Wayne - The reason people aren't paying attention, one of them anyway, is that thye Lame Stream Media isn't reporting FACTS. Spin - yes, FACTS - no.

      The Frog

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      Wayne Brown 6 years ago from Texas

      Actions always speak louder than words...we just cannot seem to get people to pay attention to those actions while they dance to the words. The only transparency in this administration is the open theft and the trashing of the Constitution. We could live without either one. WB

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      The Frog Prince 6 years ago from Arlington, TX

      drbj - There is a flip side to the coin friend. I have to agree with some who point out that the process, though ugly at times, is going to insure proper vetting of those candidates occur.

      Unfortunately, the last election Obama was not vetted and given a free pass by the Lame Stream Media. Hang in there. There is now enough on record and video to make Obama the liar some of us knew he was during the last campaign.

      The Frog

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      drbj and sherry 6 years ago from south Florida

      I thought, Frog, when Obama starts campaigning even more actively (if that's possible) he would start tearing down the Repubs. Now he doesn't have to. They are doing it to themselves. Depressing and infantile!

      Signed, your Series fan, me.

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      Angela Blair 6 years ago from Central Texas

      First of all -- great Hub. Next -- all I can say is "amen, amen." Voted UP. Best, Sis

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      Stu 6 years ago

      Hi Frog,

      It's sad, but we're dealing with corruption on a mass scale, unrestrained by any sense of law, coupled with a total lack of common sense. And Obama is slick enough to convince alot of people that he had nothing to do with it. Far too many people don't follow in detail what he actually does, but instead focus on his words, which I admit are well crafted. He's the classic populist dictator, who makes himself look alot better than he really is. And whether by ideology, FCC force, or a combination of the two, the MSM isn't going to call him on it. Only people who get their news from non-traditional sources (internet news, advocacy groups, conservative radio) have any idea what is really going on, and who's doing what.

      It's true that Obama will have have alot to answer for regardless, but the GOP winner, whoever it is, will have a hard time too:

      Romney: He'll be painted as an opportunitic flip-flopper, which is of course true.

      Gingrich: Obama will point to his anti-gun, pro-bailout, and other policies that largely match his own, and then say "what's the difference?"

      Perry: His views on immigration, forcing teens to take a medicine in Texas, etc. will be overplayed, making Perry look like a transnationalist socialist, just like Obama himself. Again, it will be played as "what's the difference?"

      Santorum: His slightly neocon/transnationalist positions on some issues will hurt him. Centrists and liberals will be scared of his "American Gothic" views on social freedom, and his transnationalist bent will hurt him with the right wing.

      Paul: He may have the best shot at beating Obama, because the contrast is so clear, and there is something about him everybody will like. Libertarians will like his committment to social and economic freedom, conservatives will like his fiscal hawkishness and committment to free markets, centrists will like his pragmatic bent, and liberals will like his stance on social freedom. Admittedly, he has some hurdles to overcome, and he doesn't have alot of time to do it:

      (1) Defense: His isolationist policies will not go well with the right wing. While reducing overseas military presence won't torpedo him, he still has to convince America that vital foreign intelligence and seagate assets will be protected, and we will be ready to respond quickly in case an ally needs our help or a genocide breaks out.

      (2) Money: Going to the gold standard would be very deflationary, as the US has only $340 billion in gold reserves, but at the current annual turnover rate of cash in the economy, we need about $1.9 trillion in money supply to keep prices reasonably stable. He needs to flesh out his policy in detail and demonstrate that his own own personal version of "hard money" is not going to trigger debtor defaults and a depression.

      (3) Federalism: Paul's desire to return stolen powers from the feds to the states and people will go over very well with the right wing, but mainstream conservatives are not keen on "pure democracy." Paul needs to make clear that the right of the states to claim these powers is preserved, as long as inalienable rights of the people are not violated. Mainstream conservatives do not want "law by public plebiscite," and its attendant "competition" between the people and the state legislatures.


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      The Frog Prince 6 years ago from Arlington, TX

      Josak - You have to read past the first paragraph. Facts are still facts. Those bother you huh?

      The Frog

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      breakfastpop 6 years ago

      You just wrote the true State of the Union speech. Obama's will be a fairy tale. Up and awesome.

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      Josak 6 years ago from variable

      Deceiver in chief... OH I SEE WHAT YOU DID THERE!!! how witty.

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      Ghost32 6 years ago

      Just watched a bit about Obama's newest attack ad claiming he created "2.7 million jobs". Guess he forgot to mention how many of those in his Fantasy Figure League were temporary 2010 Census workers...

      Jim, I suspect (it's still percolating) I'll be starting a new series as well: The OOO (or 000) series featuring Overwhelm Overlord Obama. The voters who don't forget, he can hope to overwhelm with...stuff.

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      Rickgyver 6 years ago

      I have always maintained that impeachment is too good for politicians.

      I don’t see a thing wrong with firing squads! Well, actually there is a problem.

      Picking only a few from the millions of volunteers!

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      The Frog Prince 6 years ago from Arlington, TX

      Jim - I'll have to ask my bud - The Ground Squirrel - if he doesn't happen along to answer your question himself.

      The Frog

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      FitnezzJim 6 years ago from Fredericksburg, Virginia

      Something about your Acorn picture made me think "Squirrels hoard acorns". Do you suppose squirrels have a squirrel game they play? He who hoards the most acorns wins?

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      poetvix 6 years ago from Gone from Texas but still in the south. Surrounded by God's country.

      Sir Frog ~ How right you are! There have been so many broken promises I can't remember them all. I can't wait for the next article in this series. I'm really looking forward to when you hit the "I was born an American" issue! Oh, and the issue of freedom and a value for the Constitution. I hope your keyboard is on overdrive for you will be typing for years! Loved this bunches!


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