Friday, August 14, 2009

Smart Dog

5 comments:

OrdinaryLife said...

It's good to know there are others out there who don't want to take what Obama is "feeding" them....even if it is a dog!

IndyDem said...

Yes.. smart dog indeed... But what they DON'T show you is the dogs other parent holding his favorite toy over a pot of boiling oil every time she mentions Barack Obama.. Fear mongering is a very useful tactic and as we can see works very well on the weak minded. The same thing was done with Social Security, medicaid and is still done with environmental issues, gay marriage and now health care.

Advance Indiana said...

It's the Democrats who have mastered the art of the politics of fear with their constant pandering to welfare state beneficiaries by telling them their benefits will be cut off if the Republican candidate wins. I've witnessed those fear tactics my entire life.

iPOPA said...

Hey, AI:

Is it "fear mongering" to say Republicans will cut your benefits if those Republicans campaign and say exactly that? That seems different to me than suggesting a healthcare bill will kill people and that the federal government will DENY your ability to get certain treatment, doesn't it? Seriously, show me anywhere in the Obama healthcare bill where it says that even if your private health insurance will pay for a service and you are independently wealthy, you'll be FORBIDDEN from getting some treatment. All we are talking about is what the federal government will pay for, and I, for one, don't think it's unreasonable for the federal government to create a priority list (which, by the way, is PRECISELY what every state in the country has done with Medicaid....so you all are up in arms over what again?!? I thought the state were "the laboratories" of government innovation?!? They came up with a good idea and now the feds want it, so let them use it already).

Jon E. Easter said...

"Some of the things they do, uh, defy belief. Their training program is simplicity itself. You just stick a cattle prod up their a** and you can get a horse to deal cards. [Chuckles] Simple matter of voltage."

--Gene Hackman as Captain Ramsey from Crimson Tide.

I'm not saying these folks did anything to their dog to get it to have this reaction, but we can't see what's going on off camera.