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The Bright Side Of Hell: Obama's win has its good points
The Shinbone: The Frontier of the Free Press ^ | November 19, 2012 | Daniel Clark

Posted on 11/20/2012 2:54:39 PM PST by Daniel Clark

The Bright Side Of Hell:Obama’s win has its good points by Daniel Clark

In the wake of President Obama’s reelection, conservatives are reacting as if America as we know it will no longer exist. And you know what? They’re right. Obama promised to “fundamentally transform” America in 2008, and he’s got the job well underway by now. The question is, why does that have to be a negative? Evidently, a majority of voters don’t think it is, so maybe they’ve got a point. If you can’t understand how, just take a minute to consider the following list of reasons why a second term of Obama’s fundamental transformation can be seen as a good thing.

* Now we’re just like the Europeans, which makes us ever so fashionable and pungent.

* Under Sharia law, we’ll finally have a Democrat president who isn’t soft on crime.

* We have the honor of being served for four more years by the vice presidentiest vice president in American history.

* As long as we don’t address our national debt, the government will compensate by printing even more money! More money’s a good thing, right?

* When you’re euthanized, some evil one-percenter will have to foot the bill for the poison.

* If you couldn’t bring yourself to vote for ideologically impure GOP establishment candidate Mitt Romney, you’ll have plenty of time to congratulate yourself for staying true to your principles, while standing in line for bread.

* Electricity rates will “necessarily skyrocket,” which at least will give us some semblance of a space program.

* In order to avoid Obamacare’s mandates and fees, some employers are cutting back their workers’ hours in order to make them part-time employees. Of course, they’ll have to hire more part-time employees than they would full-time employees, which means that Obamacare is creating jobs!

* Fidel Castro and Hugo Chavez can now die happy, but at least they’ll be just as dead.

* As long as Obama is president, jihadist attacks like the one in Benghazi are barely even newsworthy. That means we can ignore them, and go back to reading celebrity tweets until further notice.

* If Obama’s position on marriage continues to evolve, Michelle will soon cease to be First Lady.

* Maybe Dick Morris will shut up now.

* Since Obama’s reelection occurred during the NHL lockout, the absence of hockey serves as proof that we haven’t actually turned into the Soviet Union.

* Bill Maher will still manage to find some excuse not to be happy.

* With Obama in Washington until 2016, the golf courses throughout the rest of the country will be relatively uncrowded.

* If we didn’t continue to kill millions of children in the womb, they’d only grow up and kick the crap out of us for what we’ve just done to them.

* An abundance of new material will rekindle Yakov Smirnoff’s career.

* We needed to reelect Obama in order to find out how Obamacare will turn out to be George W. Bush’s fault. * When the gas mileage standards have been doubled, you’ll be able to fold up your car and carry it with you.

* If Obama gives a bailout to the major news publications, then at least that would lend some justification to all of their sniveling suckuppery.

* Sonia Sotomayor will not be the most unqualified and embarrassing justice on the Supreme Court for very much longer.

* It’s only a matter of time before Obama gets around to blaming you for something, and you’ve always wanted to see your name in the papers.

* The greenhouse effect will not bake the earth into an apocalyptic wasteland like in Soylent Green, although most of the rest of that movie will still happen.

* The Chris Christie 2016 campaign is already doomed.

* For the second time in her life, Mrs. Obama is proud of her country. As long as she’s in such a good mood, this would be an opportune time to ask her for some of our food back.

* Wiping Israel off the map will remove a major sticking point in negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program.

* Now that Obama has been given that increased flexibility he told the Russians about, he might actually become good at basketball, so then he can stop lying about it.

* Those jobs ought to become shovel-ready any minute now. No, really.

* You’ve always wanted to buy more expensive cuts of beef, and now you will.

* Had Obama lost, he’d soon have enough time to write another pretentious memoir.

-- Daniel Clark is a writer from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is the author and editor of a web publication called The Shinbone: The Frontier of the Free Press, where he also publishes a seasonal sports digest as The College Football Czar.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; Political Humor/Cartoons; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: fundamentally; obama; reelected; transform

1 posted on 11/20/2012 2:54:48 PM PST by Daniel Clark
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To: Daniel Clark

” In order to avoid Obamacare’s mandates and fees, some employers are cutting back their workers’ hours in order to make them part-time employees. Of course, they’ll have to hire more part-time employees than they would full-time employees, which means that Obamacare is creating jobs!”

And those part-timers will have lots more leisure time, if no money to spend in it.


2 posted on 11/20/2012 2:58:04 PM PST by Daveinyork (."Trusting government with power and money is like trusting teenaged boys with whiskey and car keys,)
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To: Daniel Clark

Those are pretty good!!


3 posted on 11/20/2012 3:00:35 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Daniel Clark

And we get to listen to smart ass rinos drone on and on about the failures of principled conservatives.


5 posted on 11/20/2012 3:06:22 PM PST by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: Daniel Clark
* If you couldn’t bring yourself to vote for ideologically impure GOP establishment candidate Mitt Romney, you’ll have plenty of time to congratulate yourself for staying true to your principles, while standing in line for bread.

My favorite one

6 posted on 11/20/2012 3:11:35 PM PST by Mark (For the first time in my life, I'm no longer proud of my country.)
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To: Daniel Clark

Very good! Do you really think we’ll get our food back ;-)


7 posted on 11/20/2012 3:11:35 PM PST by bigbob
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To: Daniel Clark

“Always look on the bright side of Life”. - Eric Idle


8 posted on 11/20/2012 3:16:57 PM PST by hotshu (Redistribution of wealth by the government is nothing but theft under the color of law.)
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To: Daniel Clark

Very good - however, like most satire these days, it’s too close to the truth to be really that funny. I think the term is “gallows humor...”


9 posted on 11/20/2012 3:17:52 PM PST by free-in-nyc (Freeping from the heart of the occupation)
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To: Daniel Clark

That’s awesome. I actually DID Laugh Out Loud.


10 posted on 11/20/2012 3:20:51 PM PST by A_perfect_lady (Great nations are born stoic and die epicurean. -Will Durant)
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To: free-in-nyc

Bookmark


11 posted on 11/20/2012 3:22:48 PM PST by 5Madman2 (There is no such thing as an experienced suicide bomber)
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To: Daniel Clark

We’ll get to rub the noses of 0bama voters in his excrement.


12 posted on 11/20/2012 3:23:30 PM PST by windsorknot
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To: GeronL

When the economy goes south—a Republican will not be in the White House to face media blame.

Think of all the Jobs people will have putting up posters (printed in China) of Obama! Not counting on statues!

Think of Hollywood jobs when they make the 10 part movie —The Life of Obama! Why Obama can play himself!

Look at all the money we will save when Israel is gone?

Look at all the new Democrat voters when the border is tossed open and all who come are made citizens! With the economy slowing some illegals may want to return to Mexico for more freedom and opportunity.


13 posted on 11/20/2012 3:24:53 PM PST by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: Daniel Clark
* Under Sharia law, we’ll finally have a Democrat president who isn’t soft on crime.

If this one comes to be, the old phrase “women and children hardest hit” will have a new, literal, meaning.

14 posted on 11/20/2012 3:26:42 PM PST by 5thGenTexan
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To: Forward the Light Brigade
When the economy goes south—a Republican will not be in the White House to face media blame

If there was a single Republican office holder in the entire country, it would still be blamed on them.

15 posted on 11/20/2012 3:29:35 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: GeronL

When Israel is “wiped off the map” and Anti-Semetism becomes the prejudice du jour in the USof A,
the Jews in Miami can congratulate themselves on
how CHIC their liberalism IS!!

Can you see the cattle cars??


16 posted on 11/20/2012 3:40:42 PM PST by noah (noah)
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To: Daniel Clark

And don’t forget - Four more years of boob-belts!


17 posted on 11/20/2012 3:49:26 PM PST by Slyfox
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To: Daniel Clark

Bright side? Uhhh...no.


18 posted on 11/20/2012 4:06:22 PM PST by Adder (Holy Crap! Now what?)
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To: Daniel Clark

All very good, especially the bit about the expensive cuts of
beef. Good work Daniel Clark!


19 posted on 11/20/2012 4:06:53 PM PST by supremedoctrine
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To: Daniel Clark
* Sonia Sotomayor will not be the most unqualified and embarrassing justice on the Supreme Court for very much longer.

We can quit this interminable arguing about the Constitution , since with Obama in charge we will no longer need it. No more lawyers, no more supreme court and all the other courts. We'll just have the administration make the rules and the brown shirts will enforce them.

20 posted on 11/20/2012 4:13:39 PM PST by oldbrowser (Welcome to U.S.Zimbabwe)
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To: Daniel Clark
Just picked a random line from the article. Actually the only one I read.

you’ll have plenty of time to congratulate yourself for staying true to your principles, while standing in line for bread.

I make my own bread. There's this conservative principle called self-sufficiency.

21 posted on 11/20/2012 4:19:53 PM PST by steve86 (Acerbic by Nature, not Nurture™)
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To: Daniel Clark

The takers will be taxed

A man on TV this morning said that Cap and trade was applicable to carbon emittors who would raise prices on everyone whould actually provide the money.

I favor tax fairness and am thinking this might be a way to get more people to pay taxes.

I now, I know no new taxes


22 posted on 11/20/2012 4:20:22 PM PST by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Present failure and impending death yield irrational action))
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To: supremedoctrine

Are you Daniel’s mother?


23 posted on 11/20/2012 4:22:47 PM PST by steve86 (Acerbic by Nature, not Nurture™)
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To: GeronL

It is a masterpiece of sardonic writing, but you have to be careful how you approach it.


24 posted on 11/20/2012 4:24:49 PM PST by steve86 (Acerbic by Nature, not Nurture™)
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To: Daniel Clark

What makes him think that the 0bama Regime will last only four more years?


25 posted on 11/20/2012 5:18:56 PM PST by SVTCobra03 (You can never have enough friends, horsepower or ammunition.)
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To: Daveinyork

And all those part-time employees will still qualify for food stamps and other government hand outs!


26 posted on 11/20/2012 5:48:27 PM PST by Average Al
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To: steve86

Yes I am Daniel’s mother, and some of his blogs I DIDN’T agree with would always find

me saying “Daniel Patrick Clark, HOW could you SAY that?????”


27 posted on 11/20/2012 9:06:53 PM PST by supremedoctrine
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To: Daniel Clark
Now it will be a tad harder for the Rats to say: We didn't give Obama enough time to implement his plans!

In four years, after the collapse, we will know who to blame. And it won't be Bush.


28 posted on 11/20/2012 9:31:54 PM PST by garjog (Heroes Died. Obama Lied.)
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To: Jim Robinson

This is a perfect opportunity to thank you and all the other principled conservatives out there who didn’t vote for Romney for not only shooting yourselves in the foot, but the rest of us as well.


29 posted on 11/22/2012 10:52:43 PM PST by Rockitz (This is NOT rocket science - Follow the money and you'll find the truth.)
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To: Rockitz

Don’t blame me. I voted for him in the general. The blame goes to those who pushed him on us in the primaries. Don’t run RINOS!


30 posted on 11/22/2012 11:00:30 PM PST by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: Daniel Clark
Those jobs ought to become shovel-ready any minute now. No, really.



31 posted on 11/22/2012 11:15:27 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: Jim Robinson

I’m glad you came around in the general (Sorry, I must have missed your eventual endorsement) and I am in full agreement with you with regard to the primary. Unfortunately, I’m not sure anyone else could have run any stronger that Mitt. As bad as Zero is, incumbency is hard to overcome.


32 posted on 11/22/2012 11:46:55 PM PST by Rockitz (This is NOT rocket science - Follow the money and you'll find the truth.)
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To: Daniel Clark

The takers will be taxed

A man on TV this morning said that Cap and trade was applicable to carbon emittors who would raise prices on everyone whould actually provide the money.

I favor tax fairness and am thinking this might be a way to get more people to pay taxes.

I now, I know no new taxes


33 posted on 11/24/2012 5:48:24 PM PST by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Present failure and impending death yield irrational action))
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