Saturday, October 18, 2008

I Am Joe

I have seen a lot of disgusting things in my time but the assault on "Joe the Plumber" for having the temerity to ask Barack Obama a not particularly tough question has to be the most appalling. Obama forgot for once to don his mask and revealed his intent to sieze and redistribute the modest wealth of hard working middle class taxpayers for his brand of socialist flummery.  The mainstream media and Obama's thugs are therefore attacking Joe Wurzelbacher in their fury that Obama stupidly spoiled the con he was working on the American people. I guess you have to be really, really careful what you say to Emperor Obama when he deigns to notice you.

Obama thugs attack Joe the Plumber

Iowahawk says it better than I:

We've all witnessed a lot of insanity in American politics over the last few years. Up until the last few days, none of it has seriously bothered me; hey, just more grist for the satire mill. But after witnessing the media's blitzkreig on Joe 'the Plumber' Wurzelbacher, I can only muster anger, and no small amount of fear.

Politicians -- Sarah Palin, Bill Clinton, et al. --  obviously have to put up with some rude, nasty shit, but it's  right there in the jobs description. Joe the Plumber is different. He was a guy tossing a football with his kid in the front yard of his $125,000 house when a politician picked him out as a prop for a 30 second newsbite for the cable news cameras. Joe simply had the temerity to speak truth (or, if you prefer, an uninformed opinion) to power, for which the politico-media axis apparently determined that he must be humiliated, harassed, smashed, destroyed. The viciousness and glee with which they set about the task ought to concern anyone who still cares about citizen participation, and freedom of speech, and all that old crap they taught in Civics class before politics turned into Narrative Deathrace 3000, and Web 2.0 turned into Berlin 1932.0.

Godwin's Law! you say? if the jackboot fits, wear it.

I'd say the jackboot fits Obama and his Flying Monkeys and assorted ass kissers quite well. Anyhow, Iowahawk has the answer for all who are disgusted by this thuggery.

I am Joe the Plumber

Display it proudly. Because we all are Joe.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Pin the mortgage meltdown tail on the Donks

The Democrats caused the mortgage meltdown and John McCain warned that it was coming. What better issue could McCain have? Instead it's independent organizations who are trying to get the word out like this:

C'mon John, kick some Donkey butt.