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Mamas, don’t let your babies grow up to be “Julia”
Michele Malkin ^ | 05/04/2012 | Michele Malkin

Posted on 05/04/2012 9:56:06 AM PDT by SeekAndFind

I told my 11-year-old daughter about "Julia." She had one word: "Creepy." I'm doing my job right.

Notice, by the way, how "progressive" women are awfully quiet about the patriarchal hegemony symbolized by Obama's faceless, dependent Julia. Cue the crickets: Chirp, chirp, chirp.

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Quick, hide under the covers. The nation's storyteller, Barack Obama, unveiled a frightening new fable on the Internet intended to scare women away from supporting fiscal conservatives in November. But as is increasingly common with Obama's social media propaganda initiatives, "The Life of Julia" immediately flopped.

Why? Because 1) self-sufficient women voters aren't as sheeple-ish as Democratic strategists make them out to be, 2) conservative activists are overtaking Obama's zombie army online, 3) non-delusional Americans don't want cradle-to-grave utopians turning their country into the next Greece or Spain, and 4) responsible grownups are getting sick and tired of radical Saul Alinsky-style tall tales from the progressive Pied Piper.

Using snazzy graphics and interactive slideshow features, BarackObama.com spins a glowing narrative of imaginary Julia’s life from age 3 to 67. But “Julia” is a pathetic figment of the progressive imagination. She simply cannot function without the lifelong intervention of federal patriarchs.

Instead of two parents preparing her for school, Obama credits Head Start bureaucrats with ensuring that Julia is “ready to learn and succeed” in kindergarten.

Instead of individual teachers, private mentors, home-school organizers or charter school leaders, Obama extols his federal Race to the Top program for implementing the high school “classes she needs to do well” in college.

Instead of thrift-minded families who save for their own kids’ higher educations (or who opt for non-college alternatives) and who encourage those kids to work in private-sector summer jobs, Obama praises his “opportunity tax credit” and Pell Grants for putting Julia through college.

Instead of acknowledging how costly Obamacare mandates have caused individual-market health care insurers to drop plans altogether, Obama promotes the government-manufactured umbilical cord tethering “children” like Julia to their parents’ health care plans until age 26.

Instead of accepting that the costs and consequences of a woman’s sexual choices should be a matter of personal responsibility, Big Daddy Obama heralds his religious liberty-crushing birth control/abortion mandate for allowing Julia to “focus on her work instead of worrying about her health.”

Despite the fact that most private health care plans already covered maternal screenings, prenatal care and related screenings before Obamacare passed, the president attributes Julia’s pregnancy well-being to the law.

And it’s not local sovereignty or financial discipline that results in better schools for Julia’s new son, “Zachary.” Nope. It’s Obama’s “investments” in education and “programs like Race to the Top.” (Is there nothing Race to the Top can’t do?)

“Under President Obama,” the campaign web feature then crows, “Julia starts her own web business. She qualifies for a Small Business Administration loan, giving her the money she needs to invest in her business. President Obama’s tax cuts for small businesses like Julia’s help her to get started. She’s able to hire employees, creating new jobs in her town and helping to grow the local economy.”

In the real world, according to Dun and Bradstreet, the SBA supported fewer than 62,000 small business loans: a measly 0.2 percent of the nation’s 27.5 million small businesses. The vast majority of entrepreneurs get their start without the SBA’s “help” and want only one thing: for Obama and his wealth-confiscators to leave them the heck alone.

As soon as Obama publicized “The Life of Julia” on the web, conservative activists swarmed Twitter to provide real-world counter-narratives. “I’m no Julia,” @CatsPolitics wrote. “As a small-business owner I’m being taxed to death. I need the (government) to get out of my way and let me make money.” Another young conservative female, @BiasedGirl, tweeted: “As a woman and a business owner I’m offended that POTUS thinks I need him to survive and thrive.” Conservative writer Kemberlee Kaye added: “What the Julia example really shows is the Democrat ideal. Complete and total reliance on the government.”

My story? I’ve founded three web ventures over the past eight years without a penny of taxpayer money or government venture socialism. We free-market-centered small-business women can “grow the local economy” and raise our children and improve our schools just fine without the meddling, patriarchal hand of President Obama taking credit for our every last success.

After hyperventilating for months about the Republican “war on women,” Democratic new-media gurus inadvertently have exposed the real Barack Obama: a chauvinistic control freak who would tether every last woman and child to his ever-expanding, budget-busting Nanny State.

Mamas, for the sake of your family’s freedom and our republic’s survival, don’t let your babies grow up to be “Julia.”


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; Philosophy
KEYWORDS: julia; welfare

1 posted on 05/04/2012 9:56:14 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

why didnt the commies name the composite Jovita instead of Julie.


2 posted on 05/04/2012 10:02:42 AM PDT by biggredd1
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To: biggredd1

Because “Julia” was the middle name of Karl Marx’s daughter...


3 posted on 05/04/2012 10:14:26 AM PDT by Boonie
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To: SeekAndFind
Geeze. This woman has leeched off the hard working American citizens all her life. She's even bragging about her kid sucking on the public teat.
How about she pays us back now that she's supposedly so well off. (I'll be watching the mail box for my check - NOT.)
4 posted on 05/04/2012 10:18:03 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: SeekAndFind; All
Thanks, SeekAndFind, for sharing Malkin's column.

May I share another very different view of Julia's "Life Under Obama"?

Earlier, on another thread, I shared the following link to Eugen Richter's satire entitled, "Pictures of the Socialistic Future,".

Richter's work illustrates the fact that in every century throughout human history there have been those who, like Obama, envision a sort of utopian future in which persons like themselves get a shot at ruling the society by foolinig others into becoming dependent upon them and their "superior" wisdom (sarcasm).

When one looks around at what has happened to America already, and the degree to which the backward "forward" ideas of "progressives" have dimmed the light of liberty which once beamed from America, then Richter's pages take on new meaning.

Click on any of the segments and find something relevant to today's discussions. Please note that this exquisite bit of satire by Richter was written in 1893.

Coincidentally, in "The New Laws" section, he satirically comments that the "organ" (i. e., "Pravda") under the new order is called "Onward." How interesting is that?

Other sections describing family, work, etc., in a world centered around a philosophy devoid of religious or spiritual thought, as well as individual freedom, ought to stir deep feelings in the hearts of most who have memories of a different time.

Had most of us read this writer's work twenty years ago, it might not have the chilling effect it does today. After the last 3 years, however, the descriptions of life in a "socialistic future," as described, even in satirical terms, is current as today's news, and too realistic to be amusing.

Obama's "Julia" is a caricature of what it means to be a truly independent woman in America. There is a long line of strong and influential women who precede her, perhaps beginning with Abigail Adams.

5 posted on 05/04/2012 10:24:06 AM PDT by loveliberty2
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To: Boonie

I truly believe it is a little ‘inside’ joke by the BHOhicacommies.

Julia is one of the protaganists in Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four. Her spirit is broken through torture and she learns to love Big Brother.

The marching hateful little marxists in the He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named campaign think they are the only ones who are literate.


6 posted on 05/04/2012 10:25:23 AM PDT by SargeK
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To: Boonie

good point!.....
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eleanor_Marx


7 posted on 05/04/2012 10:26:10 AM PDT by biggredd1
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To: Boonie
“Julia” was the middle name of Karl Marx’s daughter...

My gosh. You are right!

Could it be coincidence?

Jenny Julia Eleanor "Tussy" Marx (16 January 1855 – 31 March 1898)Link Description

She was a big Communist organizer as well.

8 posted on 05/04/2012 10:32:37 AM PDT by Gritty (Obama's populism's so crude it channels not Teddy Roosevelt so much as Hugo Chavez-C.Krauthammer)
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To: Gritty

Too many happenings to be “coincidences”...Obama officially beginning his 2012 campaign on May 5th...Karl Marx’s birthday.....


9 posted on 05/04/2012 10:41:23 AM PDT by Boonie
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To: SeekAndFind

The end of the story is Julia is diagnosed with some form of otherwise treatable cancer, but is told by an 0bamacare nurse practitioner that “the authorities” have judged her to be unworthy of continued curative treatment, and instead offer her end-of-life counseling and a blue pill.


10 posted on 05/04/2012 10:42:59 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Buying Drain-O requires photo I.D... so should voting!)
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Obama has adopted a campaign slogan for 2012...”FORWARD”...

Many Communist and radical publications and entities throughout the 19th and 20th centuries had the name “Forward!” or its foreign cognates. Wikipedia has an entire section called “Forward (generic name of socialist publications).”

“The name Forward carries a special meaning in socialist political terminology. It has been frequently used as a name for socialist, communist and other left-wing newspapers and publications,” the online encyclopedia explains.


11 posted on 05/04/2012 10:48:51 AM PDT by Boonie
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To: Boonie

BWAHAhahahahahahhahahahahaha!!!!! Best post of the day.


12 posted on 05/04/2012 10:55:21 AM PDT by Lee'sGhost (Johnny Rico picked the wrong girl!)
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To: SargeK

Oh, they use a lot of Marxist code phrases and references,
but I’m sure if you called them on it,
or brought it up with your favorite sheeperal,
they’d say “don’t be absurd”.


13 posted on 05/04/2012 10:58:00 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Boonie
Decoding Obama's Leftist Campaign Codewords
14 posted on 05/04/2012 11:03:19 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: SeekAndFind

Amazing, isn’t it? These dolts cobbled up this dreck in an attempt to shame mittens and the pubbies but instead it displayed just how invasive their quest for complete control over the individual.


15 posted on 05/04/2012 11:11:50 AM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: ScottinVA

On Glenn Beck’s show this AM, they said the GOP esponse SHOULD be: “This is Julia. These are all the programs that were available to her courtesy of 0bama. Unfortunately, Julia never got to take advantage of the programs. Julia died under an 0bama-sponsored 3rd trimester live birth abortion”.

Right, like the GOPe would ever be that brave!


16 posted on 05/04/2012 11:15:10 AM PDT by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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To: ScottinVA

On Glenn Beck’s show this AM, they said the GOP esponse SHOULD be: “This is Julia. These are all the programs that were available to her courtesy of 0bama. Unfortunately, Julia never got to take advantage of the programs. Julia died under an 0bama-sponsored 3rd trimester live birth abortion”.

Right, like the GOPe would ever be that brave!


17 posted on 05/04/2012 11:15:20 AM PDT by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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To: ScottinVA

On Glenn Beck’s show this AM, they said the GOP response SHOULD be: “This is Julia. These are all the programs that were available to her courtesy of 0bama. Unfortunately, Julia never got to take advantage of the programs. Julia died under an 0bama-sponsored 3rd trimester live birth abortion”.

Right, like the GOPe would ever be that brave!


18 posted on 05/04/2012 11:15:33 AM PDT by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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To: ScottinVA

On Glenn Beck’s show this AM, they said the GOP response SHOULD be: “This is Julia. These are all the programs that were available to her courtesy of 0bama. Unfortunately, Julia never got to take advantage of the programs. Julia died under an 0bama-sponsored 3rd trimester live birth abortion”.

Right, like the GOPe would ever be that brave!


19 posted on 05/04/2012 11:23:40 AM PDT by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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To: NTHockey

SO true!!!


20 posted on 05/04/2012 12:00:11 PM PDT by ScottinVA (Buying Drain-O requires photo I.D... so should voting!)
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To: SeekAndFind

I wonder if Julia is an illegal alien?


21 posted on 05/04/2012 3:26:54 PM PDT by PATRIOT1876 (The only crimes that are 100% preventable are crimes committed by illegal aliens)
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