Weatherford Democrat


September 7, 2012

COLUMN: "Loving" the poor may keep them down

— There is no doubt that the Democratic party loves the poor.

In fact, the more poor folks that there are, the happier the party leaders are. You see the more folks that are on food stamps, unemployment compensation and have houses that they couldn’t afford in the first place foreclosed on, the more victims that big government can rescue from the rich.

Once folks get in the government though, it is very difficult to root them out. President Obama likes to blame the Bush administration for the collapse of the economy. President Bush and the Republicans tried to rein in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac beginning in 2001, but the Democrats threw a fit.

I recommend that you type “2004 senate hearings on Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae” in your Internet search box and actually see and hear what took place. It is disgusting to see these people elected to look after the peoples’ affairs.

All you folks that hate the rich, would you tell me how many times you have had your paycheck signed by a poor person? If Americans think that we need to teach the rich a lesson, stop and think. Contrary to the Democrat rhetoric, pulling the rich down will not help you. The bare facts are there will only be more poor for them to buy votes from to stay in power. If you really believe that they are looking out for you, it might be wise to think again. The poor sheep that follow the Judas goat think that he is leading them out of the predicament that they are in. when in reality all they can see is his posterior, not the smile on his face. What they fail to realize is he is not concerned in the slightest about their welfare. When he leaps to the side, the next thing that the sheep see is the executioner. The next step is to be hung up and skinned and before you can say what happened, you will be lamb chops on someone’s dinner table. Too many poor souls have followed the Judas goat because he looked like one of them. He looks like he is the way out of our dire straits, but in reality he is just making sure that he is assured of his next meal. Or could it be that he is doing his best to keep his lifestyle, and in the process destroy the Constitution plus take away your freedom.

Before government started buying votes with your tax money, folks helped family, neighbors and friends. When you send your money to Big Brother, it loses a big part of its value.

From page 261 of the paperback edition of the audacity of hope President Obama writes “I will stand with the Muslims should the political winds shift in an ugly direction.” Seems that some are concerned about the Mormon faith of Mitt Romney. I personally would rather be governed by a Mormon than a Muslim.

Have you noticed that President Obama likes to make excuses for his failed policies? Benjamin Franklin said “He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.”.

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