I think I am going to have to stop using the phrase “I didn’t think I could be surprised anymore”, when it comes to politics. This is especially true when it comes to Barack Obama. For a President, he is stooping to new lows in his fight retain the presidency. He is stooping so low, he is actually naming private citizens, calling them out because of their political leanings. I first learned of this at The Lonely Conservative and after I commented on her post, I went looking. I read the piece she quoted from The Wall Street Journal and when that wasn’t enough for me, I found the original culprit, on Keeping GOP Honest. If you want to take the time to read the article, please scroll down to the bottom of the page. There, you will find a disclaimer, declaring for all the world to see, that Keeping GOP Honest is paid for by Obama For America.
The piece in question is called Behind the curtain: A brief history of Romney’s donors, and it is nothing more than an attempt to discredit private citizens for their choice of political philosophy. They have chosen to contribute to a Republican, and to other conservative caused, therefore they must be bad people. At least, that’s what Keeping GOP Honest would want you to take away from the article. It focuses on a group of wealthy individuals and claims they have “less-than-reputable records”. They even try to claim that some of Romney’s donors have been on the wrong side of the law.
What are some of these donors supposed crimes? Some of them have been guilty of outsourcing jobs. Some of them have been guilty of buying out companies and actually profiting from those buyouts. I agree that outsourcing jobs to other countries isn’t a necessarily a good thing, but consider who is really at fault here. Our government has made it extremely difficult to operate a business in the United States. Business owners are usually in it to make a profit. (No, profit isn’t a bad thing, no matter what Barack Obama tries to tell us.) If they can’t make a profit, these business owners are apt to close the business down and take it to a place, even another country, where they can make a profit. The government has no one to blame for this than itself.
Other crimes of those who have donated significant sums of money to Mitt Romney include associated with oil companies. People like Louis Moore Bacon, Thomas O’Malley, and Kent Burton, who have profited because of their relationship to energy companies. Obama likes to call them “big oil”, in an attempt to portray them in a bad light. Given his past declarations about oil companies, this should surprise no one. It is common knowledge how he feels about “big oil”.
One other crime Keeping GOP Honest includes in the list is to dare to stand against the homosexual agenda. Frank Vandersloot, owner of Melaleuca, made the list of Romney donors for the supposed crime of being a “bitter foe of gay rights”. Just because he disagrees with the homosexual agenda, and puts his money where his mouth is, he is guilty of a crime? I would expect nothing less from the campaign to reelect Barack Obama.
People of America, is this the kind of man you want as our President? A man who has taken the office of President to new lows by making a list of people he considers to be his enemies and publishing it for everyone to see? A man who seems to consider anyone who is successful and wealthy to be his enemy? A man who has no qualms about calling the Judicial Branch of our government an “unelected group of people”. A man who has no qualms about bypassing the Legislative Branch of our government because it’s just easier to do it himself?
We need to take a long and hard look at the man emotion elected in 2008 and realize how dangerous Barack Obama is to our country.
Linked at America’s Watchtower.