By: Jeffrey Klein
Political Buzz Examiner
There is a disturbing red tint in the water of the Chicago river, resulting from Team Obama continuing to be impaled, almost daily, by self-inflicted wounds, because of the increasingly asinine antics of President Barack Obama, Democrat leadership and surrogates around the world–desperate to distract voters from a growing maelstrom of bad economic news and the few ‘legitimate’ poll results leading to the end of the road for them in November.
In fact, it is becoming so bad that it won’t be long before the mainstream media will be left without content for days at a time, because of their strict covenant against reporting even the smallest Democrat-damaging news.
And this week was no exception–in fact, it could be viewed as exceptionally busy.
First, fifteen military groups are now stacked up against a federal lawsuit filed in Ohio by the Obama campaign, Democratic National Committee and the Ohio Democratic Party, according to Ann Sanner’s AP article in the Navy Times yesterday.
This lawsuit attacks an exception in the Ohio law, which allows an added 3-day window for election officials to accept absentee ballots from our military men and women, deployed overseas.
Team Obama and Democrats are essentially claiming that the 35 day ‘early voting period’ prior to November 2nd is inadequate for Ohio residents, and the special exception creates an “arbitrary and inequitable” treatment of similarly situated voters.
The ‘unintended consequences‘ to Obama and Democrats, for this foolish political move attempting to inhibit the Republican vote in this important ‘battleground’ state, will be that our military men and women, particularly those risking their lives on Afghanistan battlefields everyday, know their circumstances are absolutely not ‘similarly situated.’
So, the net result is very likely to be a sizable conversion Democrat to Republican voters in the military, and among upright thinking Independent voters too–as they will see this as just another ‘cheap shot’ by Obama and the ‘gang’ in Chicago.
Next, was the uproar by Democrats and surrogates to statements of Christian faith made by Dan President and COO of Chick-fil-A, the company started by his father, S. Truett Cathy, in 1946, during a July 16, 2012 interview with K. Allan Blume, editor of The Biblical Recorder, appearing in the Baptist Press.
Chick-fil-A, is the second largest quick-service chicken restaurant chain in the United States based on annual system-wide sales, with 1,608 restaurants and sales of more than $4 billion dollars last year.
They sell chicken and train employees to focus on values rooted in the Bible.
Dan Cathy is a warm, common man, who is deeply committed to being a faithful Christian witness, and is fully involved in New Hope Baptist Church in Fayetteville, Ga.
The portion of the interview that lit Democrat’s fuse was when Blume noted that ‘some have opposed the company’s support of the traditional family.
Well, guilty as charged.
We are very much supportive of the family–the biblical definition of the family unit. We are a family-owned business, a family-led business, and we are married to our first wives. We give God thanks for that.
We operate as a family business–our restaurants are typically led by families; some are single. We want to do anything we possibly can to strengthen families. We are very much committed to that. We intend to stay the course.
We know that it might not be popular with everyone, but thank the Lord, we live in a country where we can share our values and operate on biblical principles.
Not surprisingly, Cathy’s holding Biblical scripture above the laws of man, defining ‘marriage’ as the union between one man and one woman, gave Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel another opportunity to ‘generate’ a crisis, a Conservative attack on the LGBT and same-sex marriage.
Emanuel led the media charge by ‘refusing’ to allow Chick-fil-A to build one more restaurant in Chicagoland, and was quickly joined in the legally impotent pronouncement by the Mayors of Boston, Washington, D.C. and San Francisco.
It is clear that no one has told any of these icons of politic that 87 percent of the population in the United States is Christian, versus only about 2 to 3 percent represented by the LGBT.
The unintended consequences on Earth for arguing against God’s truth began when Barack Obama decided that gay campaign contributions were more important than the Christian and Black vote. Shortly afterwards, countless black ministers and follow on polling made it clear he had effectively lost the state of North Carolina in November.
Embarrassingly, the DNC national convention in Charlotte, and had to be cut by one day because of Democrats refusing to attend the ‘toxic’ event.
However, that is small in comparison to the extra 600,000 to 800,000 people who yesterday participated in the “Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day,” conjured up by former presidential candidate, now FOXNews host Mike Huckabee, according to a FOXNews article today.
The statement from Chick-fil-A corporate headquarters spoke volumes of the caliber and humility of their great organization:
We are very grateful and humbled by the incredible turnout of loyal Chick-fil-A customers on August 1 at Chick-fil-A restaurants around the country. We congratulate local Chick-fil-A Owner/Operators and their team members for striving to serve each and every customer with genuine hospitality. While we don’t release exact sales numbers, we can confirm reports that it was a record-setting day.
Then, there is Adam Smith, in Tucson, Arizona, who posted the now viral online video of himself going through a Chick-fil-A drive-thru and ordering only the free water, who railed on the professional and polite female attendant, according to a FOXNews article today:
Chick-fil-A is a hateful company … I don’t know how you sleep at night … This is a horrible corporation with horrible values.
Then, while maintaining her winning smile she told Adam Smith to “have a nice day;” but, he obviously could not contain his pride, answering:
I will. I just did something really good. I feel purposeful.
On Thursday, Smith’s boss at Vante, CEO Roger Vogel, had other words for him…
Vante regrets the unfortunate events that transpired yesterday in Tucson between our former CFO/Treasurer Adam Smith and an employee at Chick-fil-A. Effective immediately, Mr. Smith is no longer an employee of our company.
We hope that the general population does not hold Mr. Smith’s actions against Vante and its employees.
Finally, Senate Majority Leader, Harry Reid (D-NV), on Tuesday claimed in a [news] interview that someone had told him Mitt Romney went 10 years without paying taxes; and he would only identify his source as an investor in [Romney’s former venture capital firm], Bain Capital, according to a FOXNews article today.
And as if that didn’t get enough attention, Reid upped the ante by taking to the Senate floor Thursday, and saying:
The word’s out that he hasn’t paid any taxes for 10 years … Let him prove that he has paid taxes, because he hasn’t.
This was clearly part of a broader Democratic attack on Romney for declining to release more than two years of tax documents, so Romney called Reid’s hand, first in an interview with host Sean Hannity on FOXNews last night, when he said…
Harry’s going to have to describe who it is he spoke with, because, of course, that is totally and completely wrong. It’s untrue, dishonest and inaccurate. It’s wrong.
So, I’m looking forward to have Harry reveal his sources, and we will probably find out it’s the White House.
Mitt is on to something, except that all the evidence points to the Obama and The White House really being managed from Chicago–and they are on ‘life support.’