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Obamanomics explained

May 10th, 2009 . by TexasFred

Obamanomics explained

Who will help me plant my wheat?” asked the little red hen.

“Not I,” said the cow.

“Not I,” said the duck.

“Not I,” said the pig.

“Not I,” said the goose.

“Then I will do it by myself,” said the little red hen, and so she did. She planted her crop, and the wheat grew very tall and ripened into golden grain.

“Who will help me reap my wheat?” asked the little red hen.

“Not I,” said the duck..

“Out of my classification,” said the pig.

“I’d lose my seniority,” said the cow.

“I’d lose my unemployment compensation,” said the goose.

“Then I will do it by myself,” said the little red hen, and so she did.

At last it came time to bake the bread. “Who will help me bake the bread?” asked the little red hen.

“That would be overtime for me,” said the cow.

“I’d lose my welfare benefits,” said the duck.

“I’m a dropout and never learned how,” said the pig.

“If I’m to be the only helper, that’s discrimination,” said the goose.

“Then I will do it by myself,” said the little red hen.

She baked five loaves and held them up for all of her neighbors to see. They wanted some and, in fact, demanded a share. But the little red hen said, “No, I shall eat all five loaves.”

“Excess profits!” cried the cow. (Nancy Pelosi)

“Capitalist leech!” screamed the duck. (Barbara Boxer)

“I demand equal rights!” yelled the goose. (Jesse Jackson)

The pig just grunted in disdain. (Ted Kennedy)

And they all painted ‘Unfair!’ picket signs and marched around and around the little red hen, shouting obscenities.

Then the farmer (Obama) came. He said to the little red hen, “You must not be so greedy.”

“But I earned the bread,” said the little red hen.

“Exactly,” said Barack the farmer. “That is what makes our free enterprise system so wonderful. Anyone in the barnyard can earn as much as he wants. But under our modern government regulations, the productive workers must divide the fruits of their labor with those who are lazy and idle..”

And they all lived happily ever after, including the little red hen, who smiled and clucked, “I am grateful, for now I truly understand.”

But her neighbors became quite disappointed in her. She never again baked bread because she joined the ‘party’ and got her bread free. And all the Democrats smiled. ‘Fairness’ had been established.

Individual initiative had died, but nobody noticed; perhaps no one cared…so long as there was free bread that ‘the rich’ were paying for.

EPILOGUE: Bill Clinton is getting $12 million for his memoirs. Hillary got $8 million for hers. That’s $20 million for the memories from two people, who for eight years repeatedly testified, under oath, that they couldn’t remember anything.

IS THIS A GREAT BARNYARD OR WHAT

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7 Responses to “Obamanomics explained”

  1. comment number 1 by: Kate

    Well now. That explains everything perfectly. Glad I understand. (insert four lettered words directed towards D.C.)

  2. comment number 2 by: Malinda777

    Funny AND True! Happy Mother’s Day to all the ladies in Fred’s family and to all the lady readers and Great Conservative Mothers :)

  3. comment number 3 by: maggiesnotebook

    Yeah, this is a great barnyard but I bet the Little Red Hen never again tasted “really, really good” freshly baked bread – and that’s as it should be because she’s definitely not a independent thinker. You would think the roosters would complain.

    Excellent epilogue.

  4. comment number 4 by: Patrick Sperry

    Well gosh, I’m glad that most of you liked it!
    :D

  5. comment number 5 by: Bloviating Zeppelin

    That’s not unlike the assholes in Fornicalia who want to divert delta water from local farmers for the smelt in the area. I’m sure their refrain is “What the hell, we can purchase all the food we need at the market.”

    That’s the general intelligence level of Demorats, Leftists and Socialists. I know: let’s choose FISH over HUMAN FOOD.

    Morons.

    BZ

  6. comment number 6 by: minuteman26

    When do the 5 year plans start?

  7. comment number 7 by: Mr Pink Eyes

    Great story, unfortunately it is all too true.