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From American dream to unemployed thanks to Barack Obama

This blog of mine is fairly new and very small compared to so many others. I’m OK with this, especially because I know that if even a few people read it and talked to others in their real-life environment about the topics, it could make a real difference. And this is one topic that really needs to be spread around as much as is possible to spread. What has transpired–that someone ask for some accounting and been attacked for it–is repulsive and not at all representative of our nation. These are the tactics of National Socialists and have no place in our society. The following is taken from the Sundries Shack and worth spreading far and wide.

Pay attention, folks. This lesson is important.

The progressives have made a very definitive statement today. They have said that if you dare to speak out against their Chosen One, they will not only smear you and broadcast the details of your life to the world but they’ll also deprive you of your livelihood.

A couple of days ago, Joe Wurzelbacher was just a regular guy with a house and a son and a dream of one day seeing his hard work pay off with a better life. Then Barack Obama showed up in his front yard. Now, thanks to the Obamessiah’s brownshirts, he is likely to lose his job as a plumber.

Wurzelbacher registered as an apprentice with the Ohio State Apprenticeship Council in November 2003, according to Dennis Evans, spokesman with the Department of Job and Family Services. Records show his training, which was sponsored by A & W Newell Co. of Toledo, should have been wrapped last year.

“We don’t have a record of completion,” Evans said. “All we know is that he registered in the program and has gone through to the point where we should have record of completion, but we don’t.”

And that’s not the only record that’s missing from Wurzelbacher’s file. He doesn’t have a plumbing license required by the city of Toledo to practice, according to a staffer with the Toledo Division of Building Inspection. Wurzelbacher, who now works for Newell Plumbing & Heating Co., said the owner, Al Newell, has a plumbing license and that “because he works for someone else, he doesn’t need a license.”

But even that’s not true, according to the Toledo Division of Building Inspection. Wurzelbacher can’t legally do plumbing work without a license, regardless of his boss’s certification.

A staff person with the Toledo Division of Building Inspection told On Call this afternoon that her division will contact Wurzelbacher to notify him that he can’t work without a license.

“We’re trying to track him down,” she said.

Ace says this is the doing of “Toledo officials” but it isn’t. They’re just doing their jobs. They would have had no reason at all to look into Wurzelbacher if someone hadn’t dropped the dime on him. It could have been one of those self-important union jerks quoted in the article. It could have been one of Obama’s blogger mob. Heck, it could even have been a journalist. But someone squealed and demanded that Plumber Joe be investigated.

I’m going to lay this at Barack Obama’s feet. He’s not oblivious to what the left-wing blogs nor the MSM are doing. At any point he could have contacted a reporter or two, maybe a couple or three bloggers, and told them to lay off. He could have called off most of the dogs in a hot second and it would have taken him no real effort at all. Heck, he could have had one of his people – David Axelrod, say – make the calls and it would have taken him mo more effort than a short conversation.

But he didn’t. He let this continue. In a day or so someone will ask him about it and he’ll feign ignorance or innocence or whatever ploy happens to be getting him out of the spotlight that day. In the meantime, Joe Wurzelbacher’s going to end up without a job. And he didn’t do a damned thing but disagree with Barack Obama.

Doesn’t this make you even a little angry? It makes me bloody furious.

The Anchoress says that Obama has told the entire country “…don’t dream too big. Don’t dare to dream too big, because if you do, we’re just going to chop you down to size, so that everyone is the same” It would have been bad enough if he had stopped there. But he let the mob rage and plot.

And now…this.

I wonder if he’s proud of what has been done in his name? I wonder if he’s smiling right now?

(via Hot Air)

UPDATE: You want to know what Barack Obama was doing instead of calling off his rabid mob? He was making fun of Plumber Joe.

Click here for some facts about this disgrace perpetuated by Barack Obama.

Thursday 16 October 2008 - Posted by | Politics | , ,

5 Comments »

  1. Thank you for the link!

    Spread the word, man. This really is important.

    Comment by Jimmie | Thursday 16 October 2008 | Reply

  2. It’s my pleasure, and I’m on it totally. I’ll e-mail your link to everyone I know.

    *********

    For anyone else reading this, please send this (or Jimmie’s link) to as many people as you know. If you send mine (taken directly from Jimmie’s page), please don’t forget to send his other one I linked at the bottom of this post. Thanks!

    Comment by fireweednectar | Thursday 16 October 2008 | Reply

  3. [...] 2: Thanks to Stacy McCain, Jim Treacher, and Fireweed Nectar (Welcome to the world of blogging!) for the links. This is a big deal and we need to get the word [...]

    Pingback by From American Dream to Unemployed, Thanks to Barack Obama | The Sundries Shack | Thursday 16 October 2008 | Reply

  4. MNBC , NBC have all done a wonderful job of making a small town boy out to be a washington fat cat who did some big scandal at the expense of tax payers.

    DOWN WITH ACORN, MNBC,NBC,THE BRADY CAMPAIGN,THE JOYCE FOUNDATIONS AND GEORGE SORROS!!!!

    VIVA LA REVOLUTION!!

    Comment by DTMF | Friday 17 October 2008 | Reply

  5. Linked at Pax (http://tinyurl.com/5vflxd). Welcome aboard!

    That’s the rub, isn’t it? Instead of Obama’s “spread the wealth” Marxist ideology shown to be what it always has been, the focus is instead on the vehicle by which that ideology was exposed. Joe the Plumber may be imperfect, but he isn’t running for office. Comrade Senator Obama is the One running… Away from his ideology and to the Presidency.

    Comment by Steve in TN | Friday 17 October 2008 | Reply


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