OBAMA CUTS 'EM OFF AT THE KNEES! I didn't think it could get any worse, but here it is.
Yesterday Obama signed an Executive Order that seeks to single handedly accomplish what Congress has refused to do. Congress again is inconsequential to King Obama. This is an absolute abuse of the power Obama has as president. Even Politico, not a Conservative organization, questions Obama's motive behind this action stating it will "compel disclosure of ...campaign contributions" that financed "ads against Democrats during the 2010 elections."
What the EO does is mandate that all businesses seeking to contract with the federal government first disclose their political contributions. It doesn't stop with the business itself. It applies to the political spending of all officers and directors as well. In a nutshell, the EO is an attempt to use executive power to punish or silence political adversaries, while rewarding supporters.
Of course, the EO does not apply to Democrat-allied groups that receive grants and assistance from the federal government, such as Planned Parenthood; nor does it apply to any Unions, which bankroll so many Democratic campaigns and which have bragged about their spending power having helped elect BO. They believe they are the King of the Hill due to the millions they spend on Democrat campaigns. "We're the big dog," states Larry Scanlon, head of the AFSCME (government employees' union). Oh, and don't forget, Richard Trumka, AFL-CIO leader, is the most frequent visitor to the White House. His union and every union is exempt from this outrageous EO.
BO and his Czars say it's all about "disclosure." They'll drag out any nice sounding words to justify another power grab. But this is not about disclosure. If it were the EO would include every group contributing any dollars to political campaigns. It is all about INTIMIDATION.
While the nation reels from a crashing economy and crushing debt, gas price approaching $5 per gallon, the political earthquake in the Middle East, our involvement in three wars, (didn't BO say he'd end Iraq and Afghanistan and bring our troops home? But now he sends us to Libya with no approval of Congress), unemployment at record highs, a housing industry destroyed by the power-broker crooks in Washington, S & P downgrading the U. S. credit rating, with all of this going on BO finds time to conjure up ways to hurt his political "enemies," as he characterizes them.
BO believes determining one's political leanings is a prerequisite for determining the qualifications of of any company wanting to do business with the government. Political contributions will absolutely be used by this crooked, corrupt administration in determining whether or not a company is awarded very lucrative federal contracts.
As evidenced in Wisconsin last month, public disclosure of campaign contributions will lead to boycotts of businesses, death threats, intimidation and dissension. You all watched as the unions vandalized the Capital, wrote threatening letters to businesses, and made State Senators fearful for their own safety. Historically similar efforts to punish companies for their political views are spread like debris through the political landscape.
So now American businesses have to make a choice. Do I support the party in power in hopes that I can continue my livelihood, or do I support the candidate I believe will do the best job? And lest you think your little business won't have to comply, think again. The EO includes everyone from the zipper maker for military uniforms, to the daycare facility operator for federal workplaces, to landscapers who service national parks, to food vendors for all federal buildings, to newspaper/magazine vendors in federal buildings, basically any company wanting to do business with the feds. Do you get it yet?? Pony up for the party in the White House or risk paying the price, meaning no contracts, no jobs. Slimy, slimy, slimy.
Obama's only purpose with this EO is to stifle political speech to further his chances to win reelection. He has no respect for the Constitution and Free Speech. He has no respect for the Supreme Court which already issued an opinion on campaign contributions. In fact, he blasted the Supreme Court last year during the State of the Union address for their support of the First Amendment. The Supreme Court has spoken. To Obama it means nothing. He is using the Executive Order power of the presidency to render the Supreme Court worthless, just as he has rendered Congress worthless.
To any Obama supporters who might be left, ask yourself, are you better off than you were two years ago? Honestly, are you happy with what you've seen for two years? You have cast one vote that is destroying the greatest nation on earth. If you cast another one in 2012 then you have no one but yourself to blame for the total demise of America. I hope you are all smarter than you were in 2010 and don't fall for the empty promises, the lies, the fraud, graft, deceit and corruption that is hunkering down in the White House.
And yes, yes, I know, there are crooks in both parties. You are correct about that. But never before has a president completely usurped the power of the Judicial branch and the Legislative branch like Obama has. Never before have we had a president who believes he is above the Constitution, the Supreme Court and Congress. God help us.
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