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Dem Says High Unemployment Will Help Party “Cruise to Victory”
Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 27 April 2012 | John Semmens

Posted on 04/27/2012 9:09:51 PM PDT by John Semmens

The normal expectation would be that high unemployment would hurt the President and his fellow Democrats come the November elections. “Not so,” says Representative Chaka Fattah (D-PA). “Every person who's unemployed or on welfare knows that it's the Democrats who will look out for them.” Fattah asserted.

“The flaw in the GOP's reasoning is the mistaken notion that putting more people to work is what voters want,” Fattah said. “What everyone wants is a paycheck. They'll work for it if they have to. But getting one without being forced to work for it is the type of total freedom that the Democratic Party has stood for the last 80 years.”

“Freedom of speech and freedom of religion get a lot of publicity, but I would guess that freedom from toil is a benefit more prized by your average American,” Fattah contended. “Our Party is the one that recognizes that. Our Party is the one voters can trust to deliver it.”

In support of his case, Fattah credited Democrats for relieving 50% of the population from paying federal income taxes. “If we add the 8% who're unemployed to the 50% who're exempt from paying taxes I think we have the makings of a Democratic landslide next November.”

if you missed any of this week's other semi-news posts you can find them at...

http://www.freedomsphoenix.com/Opinion/110664-2012-04-27-semi-news-a-satire-of-recent-news-april-29-2012.htm


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; Politics; Society
KEYWORDS: democrats; satire; unemployment; voters

1 posted on 04/27/2012 9:10:05 PM PDT by John Semmens
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ping


2 posted on 04/27/2012 9:11:21 PM PDT by John Semmens
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To: John Semmens

3 posted on 04/27/2012 9:12:28 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: John Semmens

Is it too late to quit working and accept salvation?

I’ve been so wrong for so long.


4 posted on 04/27/2012 9:14:30 PM PDT by One Name (Go to the enemy's home court and smoke his ass.)
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To: John Semmens
But getting one without being forced to work for it is the type of total freedom that the Democratic Party has stood for the last 80 years

That's pure genius, JS.

5 posted on 04/27/2012 9:15:27 PM PDT by Zuben Elgenubi
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To: John Semmens
What everyone wants is a paycheck. They'll work for it if they have to. But getting one without being forced to work for it is the type of total freedom that the Democratic Party has stood for the last 80 years.”

They consider welfare total freedom? Freedom from what? Work?

6 posted on 04/27/2012 9:15:45 PM PDT by notpoliticallycorewrecked (According to the MSM, I'm a fringe sitting, pajama wearing, Freeper)
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To: John Semmens

this is the best one yet


7 posted on 04/27/2012 9:19:14 PM PDT by markman46 (engage brain before using keyboard!!!)
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To: notpoliticallycorewrecked

Yes, “freedom from toil.” It was right there in the article.


8 posted on 04/27/2012 9:20:12 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: John Semmens

Not falling for it!

You may be right, but I’m not falling for your play!


9 posted on 04/27/2012 9:31:00 PM PDT by Randy Larsen (I hate Rinos and Romney is one of the worst Rinos ever!)
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To: John Semmens

LOL, Good one John. Love it. Thanks for the ping.


10 posted on 04/27/2012 9:34:22 PM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: John Semmens

Good one. Such a fine line!@


11 posted on 04/27/2012 9:37:19 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (We are the 53%. 47% of Americans pay no taxes; end the free ride...)
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To: John Semmens

Suddenly, it’s all clear to me now.


12 posted on 04/27/2012 9:39:12 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: John Semmens

Up is down, eh John?

What a world...


13 posted on 04/27/2012 9:40:43 PM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: John Semmens
“What everyone wants is a paycheck. They'll work for it if they have to. But getting one without being forced to work for it is the type of total freedom that the Democratic Party has stood for the last 80 years.”

Freedom from toil, and the right to mind your neighbor's business. Most people will gladly trade their freedom for those two.

14 posted on 04/27/2012 9:41:07 PM PDT by marron
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To: John Semmens

I’ll bite. What is a Chaka Fattah?


15 posted on 04/27/2012 9:44:22 PM PDT by wjcsux ("In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act." - George Orwell)
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To: John Semmens
Good one, John. I almost bit ............................................... FRegards
16 posted on 04/27/2012 9:47:28 PM PDT by gonzo ( Buy more ammo, dammit! You should already have the firearms ... FRegards)
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To: John Semmens
“If we add the 8% who're unemployed to the 50% who're exempt from paying taxes I think we have the makings of a Democratic landslide next November.”

Actually, good point. Repubs just talk about lowering taxes. Dems have lowered taxes for millions of people just in the last three years alone.

17 posted on 04/27/2012 9:56:48 PM PDT by marron
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To: John Semmens

You have your finger on the pulse, John! You ever thought of running for office? (LOL!)


18 posted on 04/27/2012 10:25:30 PM PDT by dagogo redux (A whiff of primitive spirits in the air, harbingers of an impending descent into the feral.)
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To: notpoliticallycorewrecked

The evil of this party is mind blowing isn’t it. What they are selling is slavery to the DemoKKKrat party plain and simple. Like chickens in a cage trained to peck a button for a pellet that’s how the want the people to live.

I live right across the street from a welfare motel and you won’t see a more miserable looking people on this earth. They get just enough to barely survive but not enough to live like human beings and that’s exactly how the DemoKKKrats want it. They want people desperate, as SLAVES to do their bidding.

But that’s what the DemoKKKrat party has always been about hasn’t it. Oh sure you’ll get some talking about the virtues of this country, but in the end they always side with slavery and oppression. It’s just an incredibly evil evil party and until people are truly educated and made aware of that fact, they will never stop electing these sick SOBs into office.


19 posted on 04/27/2012 10:38:16 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (From the dough tree we get donuts.)
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To: John Semmens

It may be a satire article but everything in it is pure truth on how DemoKKKrats run.


20 posted on 04/27/2012 10:42:31 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (From the dough tree we get donuts.)
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To: John Semmens

This jerkwad’s picture, party affiliation and statement should be plastered across billboards from coast to coast and on TV every 15 minutes.

I want this jackass democrat to turn over his salary to me for the rest of his worthless life. I’m tired of working all of these long years and it is time for him to pay my upkeep, forever.


21 posted on 04/27/2012 10:48:55 PM PDT by RJS1950 (The democrats are the "enemies foreign and domestic" cited in the federal oath)
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To: John Semmens

Yes, freedom to the libs is getting the free stuff. It is all degenerate thinking from the dumbo party.


22 posted on 04/27/2012 11:47:58 PM PDT by jonrick46 (Countdown to 11-06-2012)
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To: John Semmens

SWEET!!!


23 posted on 04/27/2012 11:48:03 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: wjcsux

Born Arthur Davenport, Fattah is another Black Muzzie!

Chaka Fattah: Philly Congressman courts ... - Militant Islam Monitorwww.militantislammonitor.org › ArticlesCached - Similar
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Congressman Chaka Fattah and the Black Nationalist Movement ... of Fattah, who gives his religion as a Baptist. http://legislators.com/arab/bio/?id=500 ...

His parents, David Fattah (born Russell Davenport) and Sister Falaka Fattah (born Frances Brown, also known as Queen Mother Falaka Fattah), are community activists in West Philadelphia, where they are building an “urban Boys’ Town” through their organization, the House of Umoja


24 posted on 04/27/2012 11:58:55 PM PDT by WellyP (REAL)
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To: John Semmens
Representative Chaka Fattah (D-PA)

Just another of the occupation terrorists that needs to be brought to justice.
25 posted on 04/28/2012 12:36:12 AM PDT by PA Engineer (Time to beat the swords of government tyranny into the plowshares of freedom.)
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To: John Semmens

Too close to the truth, John. We need stuff like unicorns from other galaxies for satire.


26 posted on 04/28/2012 12:49:24 AM PDT by wastedyears (There can be only one.)
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To: John Semmens

Chaka Fattah sounds like something I do on Taco Bell night.


27 posted on 04/28/2012 3:32:11 AM PDT by BigCinBigD
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To: John Semmens
The Democrat Party of Consumer Non-Producers!

Might as well call it the Welfare Party.

28 posted on 04/28/2012 4:52:37 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: John Semmens

You’re the best. The scary thing is only about half the articles that you’d think are satire really are satire.


29 posted on 04/28/2012 4:57:00 AM PDT by PLMerite (Shut the Beyotch Down! Burn, baby, burn!)
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To: jonrick46
The magic zegro's crowning achievement:

The way to a Democrat's heart is through their stomach. Barky is planning a sequel program for his second term: tramp stamps. That way the Democrats will have them by their heart, mind, *and* balls.


30 posted on 04/28/2012 6:02:14 AM PDT by Reeses
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To: John Semmens
the WaPo and the Slimes couldn't of said it any better...
31 posted on 04/28/2012 6:15:32 AM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: wjcsux

A Chaka Fattah is obviously a disciple of Debbie Wasserman Shultz.


32 posted on 04/28/2012 6:24:00 AM PDT by csmusaret (I have kleptomania, but when it gets too bad I take something.)
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To: John Semmens

?


33 posted on 04/28/2012 6:27:06 AM PDT by InvisibleChurch ( go in peace , serve the Lord)
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To: John Semmens
This time I actually checked for your name first.

So I didn't blow my top. :)

34 posted on 04/28/2012 6:36:28 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Admin Moderator refuses to let me hit it. -- http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/chat/2875871/posts)
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To: Reeses
Curiously, there is a Pink Pony club near me in Atlanta.

Thank GOD for strippers.

35 posted on 04/28/2012 6:37:40 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Admin Moderator refuses to let me hit it. -- http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/chat/2875871/posts)
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To: John Semmens

Thanks to disability, I’ve already attained that freedom from toil. I’d gladly give up that freedom to work again.

Thanks again, John, for the ping. So close to real.


36 posted on 04/28/2012 9:53:10 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: John Semmens

‘The normal expectation would be that high unemployment would hurt the President and his fellow Democrats come the November elections. “Not so,” says Representative Chaka Fattah (D-PA). “Every person who’s unemployed or on welfare knows that it’s the Democrats who will look out for them.” Fattah asserted.

‘“The flaw in the GOP’s reasoning is the mistaken notion that putting more people to work is what voters want,” Fattah said. “What everyone wants is a paycheck. They’ll work for it if they have to. But getting one without being forced to work for it is the type of total freedom that the Democratic Party has stood for the last 80 years.”

‘“Freedom of speech and freedom of religion get a lot of publicity, but I would guess that freedom from toil is a benefit more prized by your average American,” Fattah contended. “Our Party is the one that recognizes that. Our Party is the one voters can trust to deliver it.”

‘In support of his case, Fattah credited Democrats for relieving 50% of the population from paying federal income taxes. “If we add the 8% who’re unemployed to the 50% who’re exempt from paying taxes I think we have the makings of a Democratic landslide next November.”’

Another accurate depiction of how the Democrats view reality.


37 posted on 04/28/2012 12:54:48 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
>"What they are selling is slavery to the DemoKKKrat party plain and simple."

And the freedom to threaten to blow up the electric company over a $14 electric bill!

Police: OKC Woman Threatens To Blow Up OG&E Due To $14 Electricity Bill

38 posted on 04/28/2012 2:46:27 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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To: John Semmens

Nice one, John.


39 posted on 04/28/2012 3:26:57 PM PDT by Huntress ("Politicians exploit economic illiteracy." --Walter Williams)
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To: John Semmens
Wasserman-Schultz was unable to explain this total lack of support. She speculated that “I may have stepped out of the room when those votes were taken.”

An exceptionally (as opposed to "semi") well-crafted piece. Good stuff, John, as always.

.

40 posted on 04/28/2012 3:52:26 PM PDT by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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like the Muslim DC Snipers!"

- Barack Hussein Obama Jr.





Lee Boyd Malvo and John Allen Muhammed

THE MUSLIM DC SNIPERS


41 posted on 04/29/2012 4:27:36 AM PDT by devolve (----- --- ----------toss_subhumans_in_Hannibal's_wild_boar_pit---------- -------)
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To: John Semmens
Dem Says High Unemployment Will Help Party “Cruise to Victory”

Hmmmm....


42 posted on 04/29/2012 6:07:16 AM PDT by Caipirabob (I say we take off and Newt the site from orbit. It's the only way to be sure...)
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To: Reeses

The way food prices are going up, we’ll all need food stamps just to buy a loaf of bread.


43 posted on 04/29/2012 1:06:49 PM PDT by jonrick46 (Countdown to 11-06-2012)
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To: John Semmens
The flaw in the GOP's reasoning is the mistaken notion that putting more people to work is what voters want,” Fattah said. “What everyone wants is a paycheck. They'll work for it if they have to. But getting one without being forced to work for it is the type of total freedom that the Democratic Party has stood for the last 80 years.”

Unfortunately this isn't satire.

44 posted on 04/30/2012 8:52:41 AM PDT by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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