Obama Warned Us – Government Is

Posted on February 11, 2014 2:00 pm

Government is the police officers who are protecting our communities, and the servicemen and women who are defending us abroad. Government is the roads you drove in on and the speed limits that kept you safe. Government is what ensures that mines adhere to safety standards and that oil spills are cleaned up by the companies that caused them.

BARACK OBAMA, remarks at University of Michigan, May 1, 2010

“Government is the bureaucrat kicking over your daughters ‘unlicensed’ lemonade stand.”

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6 Responses to “Obama Warned Us – Government Is”

  1. zzyzx says:

    Government is the IRS agent who audits you for no apparent reason. Government is the entity that promises to improve your health care and does not deliver. Government is the politician who is whining because people are tired of whining government officials. Government is the entity that is slowly strangling every aspect of life in this country while assuring you how much it’s improving your life. Government sucks.

  2. Oppo says:

    Government is a career politician flying on a private jet to a bogus taxpayer-funded “fact-finding” mission in a tropical destination, where he or she will bask in the glow of promising to spend massive amounts of taxpayer money on a problem money won’t solve — a politician who has an expense account, an assured and generous retirement, health, and dental plan, an Obamacare waiver, and asssorted tax write-offs, all at taxpayer expense, and has usually not paid for gasoline, rent, drinks, meals, or interest on loans since taking office.

  3. CrabbyOldBat says:

    “Government is the bureaucrat kicking over your daughter’s ‘unlicensed’ lemonade stand.”

    When my daughter was very young, I read her the most excellent book, Help, Mom! There are Liberals under my Bed!, in which a couple of kids trying to earn money find their lemonade stand regulated, taxed and protested right out of business by a cast of liberal characters who closely resemble actual liberal politicians/villains. Of course, it is impossible to parody the left – the worst excesses imaginable always become their actual behavior. The book should be required reading for impressionable young ‘uns.


  4. NO_MO_BAMA says:

    The speed limit keeps me safe? So why do the people who enforce it (the government, aka revenue collectors) exceed it, sometimes by 40 or 50 mph?

    The government is the 47 year old who “retires”, collects a $75,000 pension and then gets another government “job” on top of it.(and then the pension that goes with that “job” too)
    The government is the IRS douche who says since you don’t have 2 bank accounts, they have no way of knowing what your income is even though you showed them undeniable proof of your income and expenses (with pay< after they do something wrong.
    The government is the people who tell you smoking cigarettes is bad but take billions in taxes on them, raise it even more and wonder why they make less when the state 30 minutes away sells them for half the price.
    The government is the people who continuously say the bridges need to be fixed but when they're handed $50 Bazillion to fix them, they repave perfectly good roads and replaces perfectly good signs with new signs that say the same thing instead.
    The government is the people who say the solution to unemployment is to pay people to not work, and borrow the money to do it.
    The government is the people who say that 5% of people losing their insurance is no big deal but since 5% of the population is 'gay', we have to redefine the entire order of society when maybe .5% of the 5% even care about marriage.
    The government is a group of people who make twice as much as the average citizen and gets to vote for their own pay raises.

  5. NO_MO_BAMA says:

    ^^ wtf it deleted part of it and moved the rest…

    The government is the people who suspend their employees >with pay< after they do something wrong.

  6. Iowa Jim says:

    Government is the teachers’ union on strike “for the children”.

    Government is a congressman with $90,000 in cash in his freezer.

    Government is a President who “did not have sex with that woman”.

    Government is a school principal who suspends your child for biting a pop tart into the shape of a gun, but runs a school that doesn’t even try to teach your child when the Civil War was fought.

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