Skip to comments.Help- my sister was bit by an ObamaMoose!
Posted on 08/03/2009 1:42:09 PM PDT by the Fun in Fundamentalist
Howdy all, I'm a long-time lurker, occasional poster here on FR. Ive always enjoyed the good articles, lively debate and excellent resources for conservatives here, so Im taking the liberty of bringing a slight issue to yall to see what you think.
Recently (around the start of summer, about two months ago) my younger sister (aged 22) started talking about a young man shed met in one of her Communications classes. She said he was very nice, handsome, smart, and it was obvious that she was starting to take an interest in him. About a month ago, they went out on a date, and just now, she changed her Facebook status to reflect that she was in a relationship with this gentleman.
I clicked on his profile name, and noticed with more than a little dread and disbelief that his political views were Very Liberal and his fan pages were for 0bama, Students for Obama, etc. A lot of his favorite books were by Naomi Klein, Al Franken, Howard Zinn, and the other intelligentsia that the Left loves to trot out.
I havent met this gentleman yet, but were all supposed to have dinner at my parents home tomorrow evening. Any ideas on how I should react to this? My parents raised my sister and myself to honor God, country, and family first, and Im almost a little hurt that shes bringing home the enemy. Im torn between wanting to correct her thinking like an older brother can vs. just letting it go, but I cant really bear the thought of my sister turning into an Obamabot herself. Shes of the college age at a generally liberal campus, so Im worried shes entering a Leftist phase at the behest of this kid.
So, Freepers- how should I handle this? What would you do?
Be polite, but if he brings up a slam on your beliefs, engage him in a nice way. You don’t want to be seen as being hostile, and your sister isn’t to the point where she’s marrying the guy.
He could be an interesting person to know. Keep an open mind.
If you love her, shoot her and put her out of her misery...
Try the old ‘hey, nice to meet you, and if you ever hurt my sister in any way, I’ll kill you’. You’re the older brother and, if this guy has a brain, he won’t do anything to piss you off. Don’t assume he’s your equal, ‘cause he isn’t.
Invite him over to meet the family...and make sure you wear your Obama Joker T-Shit....he’ll get the point.
You’ll piss off your sister...BUT...save her from a life of shame :)
Don’t be hurt about it. Some people have to actually get burned to realize fire really will hurt you. Maybe this guy is “hot” who knows? Just be polite and don’t get heated if you can control it. Chances are you could really tick off yur sister and send her over the deep end.
Have you considered contacting Tony Soprano? It may cost you a few bucks, but hey ... nothing is free, right? :)
when my sister was in Jr. High, and I was in college. I disapproved of the guy she was dating, so I slipped a mushy banana into his shoe when he was over for dinner.
When he slipped it on, he got a mushy surprise!
There are two types of liberals: the brainwashed ones who simply parrot the talking points of their Socialist heroes, and the ones who actually have a working brain and are willing to engage in intellectual discussion.
If the guy is of the former, tell your sister to ditch him.
If the guy is of the latter, just keep a close eye on him.
Both my daughters and their husbands voted for Barry. I, as the patriarch, was told by the older females (including the one I have sex with) to SUCK IT UP FOR THE GOOD OF THE FAMILY.
I’m proud to say, IMO, they are all having voter’s remorse.
Hopefully it will happen in your situation.
I’ve got lots of liberal family members. I’ve found that the best way to deal with them is to make my conservative views known but say little about politics beyond that. Be respectful and kill them with kindness.
From watching their facebook pages etc, I’ve found that they actually have started respecting me and even defending my views to some extent.
Do you know how to apply the figure-four leg lock?
I said that to my granddaughter’s boyfriend—touch her and you’re dead. But we haven’t talked politics, LOL.
When he arrives, greet him at the door and send him packing by telling him that your sister decided she could no longer date someone who couldn’t think for themselves.
Now that’s an innovative solution to the problem!
Imagine all your holidays spent with this person. Now go do what you have to do.
Just in case, I “know” people to put you in contact with. ;^)
Offer to be his boyfriend.
Your sister will either get over him, or she won't. Not much you can do about it, either way, other than to set a good example for her.
I would take her aside & tell her to drop him immediately. No time for a mental case in your family. There are many other to pick from. Tell her don’t sell herself short with a Rat.
Incase you haven’t heard this before, I’ll see if I can remember.
“If you’re in your youth and you’re not a Lberal, you have no heart”
“If in your over forty and not a Conservative, you have no soul”
Something to that effect.
Introduce her to an even more handsome, kind, and brilliant conservative.
Haha — “SUCK IT UP FOR THE GOOD OF THE FAMILY”, and this from the one you have sex with! No pun intended, right? LOL!
He can't be smart. Sorry.
Remember your 3 S's. Shoot, shovel, shut up.
My son keeps an open mind, but keeps his conservative beliefs.
Invite him over for some “end of life” counseling!
Take HIM on a hunting trip.Two went out,one came back....
Take him rattlesnake hunting.
You said — Try the old hey, nice to meet you, and if you ever hurt my sister in any way, Ill kill you
Does that include getting married to her, too... LOL...
Tear your shirt, declare her “dead” and take her stuff.
Stick about 10 Palin bumper stickers on your car and arrive at your parents’ house before your sister and her boyfriend. That should do the trick. You’re welcome.
Be cool, she reads my posts. LOL!
Okay, that might be a tad extreme.
But hey, if we're going to take our country back from the radical anti-American's, we're going to have to start somewhere, and starving the beast of it's air supply (brain dead voters) is a good place to start.
If you really feel you must be at least cordial, hand him copies of the Constitution, Bill of Rights, The Federalist papers, Thomas Paine's Common Sense, and the collected works of James Madison, Ben Franklin, Geo. Washington, and Thomas Jefferson.
Inform him that there will be a test. Failure is NOT an option! ;)
I’m laughing my a$$ off too! I tried to keep it as clean as I could. Just couldn’t resist!
You have my sympathy. My sister IS an “Obamanut”! She is an uber liberal college professor.....makes Holiday gatherings rather tense in this family of conservatives. She has gone through three husbands (all conservative). Her only son is a “Ron Paul Libertarian”......a bit of poetic justice there.
I’m still holding out a bit of hope for her. She is showing seeds of a bit of disappointment in her “O-Hero”. I pray daily for her redemption. LOL!!!
Just chat him up by talking about yourself and toss him a Q off of it...”I used to carry a Kimber Stainless but now I’ve gone back to my old Smith and Wesson 41 magnum, uh, what do YOU carry?
Last weekend the mosquitos were so bad when we were out on maneuvers, uh, what militia column are YOU a member of?
Last November I field dressed this buck and later shot a bobcat using the gut pile as bait, uh, what kind of hunting do YOU do?
Point at him and laugh.
After a similar experience, I recommend no political discussions.
This is the last best advice you will get on this subject.
This is a guy right?
I didn’t know O-males liked girls. I knew they acted like girls, talked like girls, had feeeeeeelings like girls. Alot of them dress like girls and know what color mauve is.
I knew they had an impecable fashion sense but couldn’t start a chainsaw and have never even seen a 1/2inch extended anvil impact gun. I knew that they have incredibly soft skin and think chewing tobacco is “icky”...... But LIKE GIRLS?
Huh, thats a new one on me.
Re: “In case you havent heard this before, Ill see if I can remember.
If youre in your youth and youre not a Lberal, you have no heart
If in your over forty and not a Conservative, you have no soul
Something to that effect.”
I worked with a man once who said the following:
“Everyone’s a Democrat until they get a little money!”
I always liked that one...........
You said — I said that to my granddaughters boyfriendtouch her and youre dead. But we havent talked politics, LOL.
Yeah... well, those sorts of things have a way of backfiring these days. They talk and that comes out (that this is what was said), the relative gets mad that someone else is trying to “run her life”... then all of a sudden good thinking goes out the door and she acts with a “I’ll show them” type of attitude. I’ve seen that one.
This is not an easy situation to be in, actually. If someone is of that age and you have to actually say something to them and/or explain things or get them to realize what’s going on..., it’s just too late at that point.
And if you think that you’ll know what is going on... ummm..., think again... (been around too many of the young people and how they don’t let their parents know the true story of what’s going on...).
You would have to keep her locked up like the Muslims to be sure... :-)
My sister-in-law and her metro-sexual, d-bag husband are flaming NYC liberals. Whenever we are approaching a family event, I always tell my wife that I won’t start anything but I will damn well finish it if they do!
I say get your facts together. If he dares to bring up an issue, calmly counter with facts. Try to stay calm and stick with reasonable and thoughful factual responses. Let him be the one getting flustered. Give him enough rope to hang himself. Then pat your little sister on the head and tell her lesson learned.
She just turned 17 and this is her first boyfriend. He’s a nice enough kid but kicked out of his mom’s and then his dad’s house. She’s pretty sweet and innocent and I want her to stay that way. I’ve talked to her over the past few years, like her parents have, about this kind of stuff and how important it is to get an education of some sort and then a boyfriend, but you can’t legislate love...sigh.