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President Weighing Pardon
Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 21 April 2012 | John Semmens

Posted on 04/23/2012 9:02:49 AM PDT by John Semmens

President Obama is said to be weighing whether to pardon Amanda Clayton. Clayton was recently arrested for continuing to accept federal assistance after she won a million dollars in the Michigan state lottery.

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette argued that “it should be common sense that if you’ve got a million dollars you aren’t entitled to welfare. Welfare is for people who are poor.”

The president is said to consider Schuette’s actions discriminatory. “If Warren Buffett won the lottery he wouldn’t be expected to forfeit his other income,” Obama observed. “Rich as he is, he would be allowed to keep both. Why then, shouldn’t Miss Clayton be allowed to keep her other source of income?”

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

http://azconservative.org/2012/04/21/obama-press-secretary-says-gop-is-politicizing-election/


TOPICS: Humor; Politics
KEYWORDS: blogpimp; lottery; obama; satire; welfare

1 posted on 04/23/2012 9:02:54 AM PDT by John Semmens
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To: John Semmens

You got me again!!


2 posted on 04/23/2012 9:08:25 AM PDT by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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To: John Semmens

Sadly I have to look at the source to see if something is from the nytimes or semi satire or the onion.


3 posted on 04/23/2012 9:08:32 AM PDT by Walkingfeather
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To: John Semmens

A total Jackass. Buffett is not on public assistance.


4 posted on 04/23/2012 9:09:06 AM PDT by Mouton (Voting is an opiate of the electorate. Nothing changes no matter who wins..)
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To: John Semmens
S-A-T-I-R-E !
5 posted on 04/23/2012 9:11:08 AM PDT by carriage_hill (I'd vote for a "orange juice can", before 0bummer&HisRegimeFromHell, gets another 4yrs. Can-> later.)
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To: John Semmens

This isn’t good satire because the lottery winner is white so Eric Holder would NEVER ever allow her to be pardoned. If she were black she’d not have been arrested in the first place.


6 posted on 04/23/2012 9:14:37 AM PDT by FedsRStealingOurCountryFromUs
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To: John Semmens

I’m much more worried about this illegal alien releasing “people of color” who are cop killers, murderers, drug dealers, and rapists just because America has “done them wrong.”


7 posted on 04/23/2012 9:16:47 AM PDT by laweeks
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To: John Semmens
no satire here. :-)
b/c O'Bozo/Holder's AG Depart. won't have any queries about
any minority defendants...esp. black ones...*feet dragging/screaming*

8 posted on 04/23/2012 9:24:09 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (the DNC/RNC = D.C. Establishment...Brazilian saying: $ame $h!t, W!th D!fferent Fl!e$. :^)
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To: John Semmens

Well this is just the berries. My husband was not able to work for ten months after life threatening heart problems and a subsequent transplant. We lived off of savings and retirement savings, which we had to pay taxes on for using. Last year he went on social security and also returned to work. We are barely caught up and looked at the SS as immense help. But guess what, because he made too much money when he returned to work, we have to pay SS back. The only difference between this story and ours is that the SS funds are something we paid into. This is insanity.


9 posted on 04/23/2012 9:29:36 AM PDT by Toespi
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To: John Semmens

It has to be getting increasingly harder to do satire with this administration.


10 posted on 04/23/2012 9:38:09 AM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty and Justice for ALL)
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To: FedsRStealingOurCountryFromUs

“This isn’t good satire because the lottery winner is white so Eric Holder would NEVER ever allow her to be pardoned. If she were black she’d not have been arrested in the first place.”

First thing I did when I saw the story was google the images of the “winner”. When I saw she wasn’t one of Holder’s people I had the exact same reaction you did.


11 posted on 04/23/2012 9:43:39 AM PDT by aquila48
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To: John Semmens

He’s got an answer for everything...He’s a regular well-spring of knowledge where it concerns other people’s money, isn’t he.


12 posted on 04/23/2012 9:57:16 AM PDT by equaviator
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