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Friday, February 6, 2009

Obama and Biden To Sell Homes And Donate Proceeds To Help Fund Stimulus Package

The news item I would like to see, but never will:
In a stunning announcement, President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden announced that they were selling their mansions (photos), and will donate the multi-million dollar proceeds to the federal government to help fund the stimulus package.

According to the President, "we all must sacrifice for the greater good. There is no reason Joe and I should maintain large mansions since we now are dependent on the federal government for our salaries. In fact, Joe has spent his entire adult life on the federal dole, so Joe's mansion truly belongs to the people. As for me, I cannot ask Joe and the American people to sacrifice if I don't."

The President continued, "I'm also proposing legislation that will ban ex-Presidents, Cabinet members, members of the House of Representatives, and Senate, from earning money from speeches, consulting, lobbying, or any other profiting from their connections to the federal government. Anyone I appoint to the cabinet will have to disgorge all income they earned for the past three years from such activities."

"I realize some may say this is unnecessary," the President said, "but I feel it is only fair that I share even more of your pain. So Michelle is going to donate to the government the salary increase she received after I became Senator and arranged for an earmark for her employer. And Joe is going to go to his family members and demand that they donate all the money they have earned from lobbying. It's the patriotic thing to do."

According to witnesses, just after the President's speech, the computer systems at the U.S Capitol and White House crashed as hundreds of Congressmen and Cabinet members simultaneously logged on to update their resumes, and dozens of limousines were seen heading towards the Virginia suburbs. It is not known at this time if there is a connection.


  1. Since Obama’s earnest drive to convince the nation to weaken its economic strength through redistribution as well as weaken its national defense, has confirmed the very threats to our Republic’s survival that the Constitution was designed to avert, it no longer is sustainable for the United States Supreme Court and Military Joint Chiefs to refrain from exercising WHAT IS THEIR ABSOLUTE CONSTITUTIONAL DUTY TO DEFEND THE NATION FROM UNLAWFUL USURPATION. The questions of Obama’s Kenyan birth and his father’s Kenyan/British citizenship (admitted on his own website) have been conflated by his sustained unwillingnes to supply his long form birth certificate now under seal, and compounded by his internet posting of a discredited “after-the-fact” short form ‘certificate’. In the absence of these issues being acknowledged and addessed, IT IS MANIFEST THAT OBAMA REMAINS INELIGIBLE TO BE PRESIDENT UNDER ARTICLE 2 OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION. Being a 14th Amendment “citizen” is not sufficient. A “President” MUST BE an Article 2 “natural born citizen” AS DEFINED BY THE FRAMERS’ INTENT.

  2. Ted: he is the son of a natural-born American citizen. It doesn't matter if the man was born on Mars, he is himself an American citizen.

    Speaking as the father of an American citizen born in Canada, that particular anti-Obama argument really irritates me.

    Back on topic: I really wonder why folks like Biden get such a pass for their hypocrisy in this regard?

  3. What I love most is this new definition of centrism: Obama imposes whatever policy he wants, and because it's not the most extreme possibility, it's centrist! Unlike all those extreme rightwing policies enacted by Bush on the flimsy pretext that they were voted on by majorities of both parties.

  4. "Speaking as the father of an American citizen born in Canada, that particular anti-Obama argument really irritates me." Ted, you are wrong. He may in fact be a citizen, but a natural born citizen occurs ONLY when BOTH parents are American citizens. Obama was a DUAL citizen at birth. He in fact held foreign citizenship up to the age of 18! It is ludicrous to suggest that a person can be both "natural born" and a dual citizen at the same time.
    The framers intent was to prevent PRECISELY this kind of situation- ie a (partly british at birth) president who's intent on dismantling and replacing our constitution with something else.