Mantra: a sound, syllable, word, or group of words that is considered capable of “creating transformation”
“In five days we are going to fundamentally transform America.”
—Barack Obama, 2008
The current mantra of Obama and the socialists—uh, Democrats—as they continue to fight for the right of everybody to take up residence in the communal outhouse they’re building is “shared sacrifice”. They repeat it and repeat it and repeat it and repeat it, hoping that sooner or later normal people will start chanting it themselves, until the phrase burrows itself so far into everybody’s consciousness that there’s no way short of lobotomy to remove it. Well, okay, then. Let’s give it a try: OMMMM … SHARED SACRIFICE … SHARED SACRIFICE … My God! It’s working! Suddenly I’m thinking that we need to start the sharing with the 50% of Americans that pay only 2.7% of the nation’s taxes but receive more benefits than the 50% that pay 97.3; I’m thinking that Congress needs to share the same healthcare plan they’ve foisted on the rest of us; I’m thinking that the President needs to sacrifice his $37,000 per couple birthday gala, his weekly golf outings, and his innumerable vacations; I’m thinking that Michelle the Red Queen needs to sacrifice a dozen or so of her 22 attendants and return them to the private economy; I’m even thinking that Obama and the Democrats ought to share in the 9.2% unemployment rate. Dangerous business, this sharing stuff—there’s just no telling where it’s gonna end.
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