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This is how the Commander In Chief works out in the gym

Last week, the POS was in Europe.

On Tuesday, June 3, 2014, he went to a hotel gym in Warsaw, Poland to work out, accompanied by his Secret Service.

Members of the media weren’t there, but some enterprising person managed to take a video of the girly man working out.

Pay special attention to the girly man doing the reverse fly beginning at the 1:04 mark.

Seriously, gals in my aerobic class were more athletic and masculine than this POS.

We also know how to properly perform the reverse fly: Only one’s arms move, NOT the torso, and no little sissy squats.

We’re the laughing stock of Europe and the world.

Obama butterlfy squats

H/t FOTM’s Lola

UPDATE:

Jimmy Kimmel makes fun of Obama’s girly workout:

H/t FOTM’s swampygirl

~Eowyn

More evidence that Americans are scary stupid

These Americans don’t know the (un)Affordable Care Act *is* ObamaCare LuciferCare

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As described by the Daily Caller, last Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, ABC’s late-night show host Jimmy Kimmel trolled the streets of Los Angeles to ask people to choose which health plan they preferred: Obamcare or the Affordable Care Act. These are, of course, the exact same thing. But that didn’t stop people in L.A. from pontificating on the various pros and cons of “two” policies that are the SAME THING.

One guy called Obamacare “un-American,” but the Affordable Care Act is “more American.” Another thinks that Obamacare is “socialist,” but the Affordable Care Act is not.

From their asinine responses, however, I think I now know why the POS has told the lapdog media *not* to call the (un)Affordable Care Act by the more commonly-known name of Obamacare.

The Obama brand name is now soiled, but the Orwellian Newspeak of “Affordable Care Act” isn’t. The stupids in this Kimmel video actually think just because it’s called “Affordable Care Act,” that means LuciferCare actually is affordable!

God help us.

H/t FOTM’s Miss May

See also:

~Eowyn

More evidence that Americans are stupid

Remember this evidence that I posted on February 1, 2013, demonstrating that the problem with America is stupidity?

letter to editor

This self-identified Democrat who wrote the letter to the editor of Morehead City, NC’s Carteret County News-Times, thinks the term “natural born citizen” in Article II of the Constitution means someone who wasn’t delivered via a C-section. God help us.

How about this video that I posted on March 5, 2013, about how Americans have no idea what “sequester” is, and are too stupid to even ask what is?

And this video that Trail Dust posted on March 28, 2013, of Americans so stupid as to think Jesus Christ, crucified two thousand years ago, had been killed by a gun?

Here’s more evidence of American stupidity.

Infowars’ Lee Ann McAdoo went around asking passersby to sign a (fake) petition to ban dihydrogen monoxide, which is an unfamiliar name for H2O or water.

Watch as one person after another happily signs the petition — to ban water.

See also DCG’s companion post today, “A nation of low-information voters.”

We’re doomed. :(

~Eowyn

Americans are lazy and willfully ignorant

Remember this?

I had posted the video in my post of Mar. 5, 2013, “Never underestimate the stupidity of the American people.” Here’s Richard Winchester saying the same, but more eloquently, in The American Thinker.

While the MSM should be faulted, I blame the low no information voter more. In this day and age of the Internet and Alternate Media, there really is no excuse for why so many Americans remain so woefully and willingly uninformed, thereby making themselves into perfect dupes of liars and manipulators.

H/t FOTM’s StephanieO

~Eowyn

Democrat voters

The American Ignoramus

By Richard Winchester

If democracy requires an informed citizenry to function well, the United States is in serious trouble. Many Americans are political ignoramuses.

It doesn’t take much effort to describe the typical citizen’s political ignorance. The Pew Research Center for The People & The Press, for example, has plumbed random samples of the public’s public affairs knowledge about twice a year since 2007. The questions have varied in substance and format, but the results have been uniformly dismal. The average correct score is usually just above 50% which, if judged by the usual academic standard –90+% = A, 80-89% = B, 70-79% = C, 60-69% = D, <60% = F — would be F.

Since people who cannot be contacted or refuse to take part in polls are more politically ignorant than those who do, these are generous estimates of the public’s political knowledge. It’s estimated that 25% to 33% or more of the adult populace is “missing in action” when poll results are reported. Were these people’s ignorance added to poll results, pollsters tell us that the public’s grade would be F-.

One particular Pew Research Center poll illustrates the average citizen’s paltry stock of political information. Between July 26-29, 2012, the Pew Research Center asked a random sample of adults twelve questions tapping knowledge of the presidential election. Some questions probed knowledge of where the candidates stood on key issues; others plumbed information about the candidates’ background. The average score was 6.5 questions right, or 54% of the total. Forty-nine percent got six or fewer questions correct.

If you think a poll from late July is too early in an election year to provide evidence of what people know on Election Day, history tells us not to expect much learning during a campaign. Moreover, partisans pay heed mostly to stories about their preferred candidate; they generally ignore, or largely discount, information about the other candidate(s). Even when information concerns one’s preferred candidate, all too often it’s “in one ear, out the other.”

People need “old” information to help process and retain “new” information. This is known as “the Matthew principle,” after the passage in Matthew 25: 29, which asserts, in effect, “the rich get richer and the poor get poorer.”

Many individuals cast ballots knowing virtually nothing about candidates and where they stand on major issues, their country’s history and political institutions, the ideals that have motivated earlier generations, and the likely consequences of their vote. These “low-information voters” cast ballots mostly on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, partisanship, and/or class envy.

Ignorance is not just a problem on Election Day. Many individuals have only the dimmest awareness of important aspects of their locality, state, or nation. People know virtually nothing about important issues confronting their governing officials. Many can’t even name their local, state, or national leaders. Finally, “dark areas of ignorance” aptly characterizes the public mind when it comes to foreign affairs.

What are the consequences of widespread political ignorance? Manipulation of ordinary people by what Angelo Codevilla calls the “ruling class,” which includes political leaders, the news and entertainment media, and special interest groups. Instead of public opinion shaping public policy, most of the time Jane or John Q. Public has no political influence, because she/he knows little, if anything, about what is going on in the corridors of power.

Unless someone can find a way to stimulate greater grassroots political attentiveness — the more interested people are in public affairs, the better informed they are — expecting a substantially better-informed citizenry is wishful thinking. There are just too many spheres of life, such as family, friends, work, health, faith, recreation, entertainment, etc., that people believe are more pressing than public affairs. In the main, politics is a matter of tertiary concern.

Since almost all American adults rely on the mass media for the news, patterns of media dependence and styles of media coverage of politics also preclude the possibility of a much better informed public.

A Rasmussen poll in late February, 2013 found that 56% of “likely voters” said they got most of their news from either cable TV outlets (32%) or traditional network telecasts (24%). Another 25% claimed to rely most on the Internet for the news, 10% said print newspapers were their main news source, and 7% picked radio.

That mix of news sources helps understand the public’s low levels of political knowledge, since electronic outlets (TV and radio) provide less information than print news. The internet’s efficacy as a source of the news is less understood, although some claim the internet “makes us dumb” because it conveys information less effectively than traditional print outlets.

In addition, the substance and style of media coverage of public affairs has shifted in recent decades from “hard” to “soft” news. Hard news refers to media accounts of serious topics such as politics, business, or international events. These accounts are normally longer and convey more detailed information than soft news stories. Soft news stories typically focus on entertainment, the arts, and lifestyles, and tend to be aimed at tugging at the audience’s heartstrings.

In summary, most people, most of the time, aren’t very interested in public affairs, and consequently don’t know a lot. Moreover, given patterns of media exposure and a larger amount of soft news, it’s unlikely that things will change much.

What does it mean? At best, the U.S. will have bad political leaders, chosen by low information voters. At worst, American democracy will slowly shrivel due to widespread ignorance.

Ignorance seldom leads to happy endings.

Never underestimate the stupidity of the American people

Watch this and weep….

H/t sagebrush

~Eowyn

Braindead Obamabots say they’d already seen the POS’s inauguration

The inauguration of the POS to a second 4-year term as POTUS will be this coming Monday, January 21, 2013, but these Obama voters say they’d already seen his inauguration!

That’s why we call them Obamabot sheeple.

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God help us.

H/t Patriot Action Network

~Eowyn

Breaking News! Honey Boo Boo endorses POS

Last Monday night, on the Jimmy Kimmel late-night show, Honey Boo Boo endorsed Obama for a second term to continue his record of failure in his first term.

Honey Boo Boo and her family: Bottom L to R: Alana (Honey Boo Boo), June (Momma).

Here Comes Honey Boo Boo is a reality television program on TLC that features child beauty pageant participant Alana Thompson (Honey Boo Boo), along with her mother June Shannon, father Mike Thompson and her three older sisters. The show is mostly filmed in and around the family’s hometown in rural McIntyre, Georgia.

A reviewer for Forbes criticized TLC as portraying Honey Boo Boo’s family as a horde of lice-picking, lard-eating, nose-thumbing hooligans south of the Mason–Dixon line.”

The Hollywood Reporter pronounced the show “horrifying,” explaining, “You know this show is exploitation. TLC knows it. Maybe even Mama and HBB know it, deep down in their rotund bodies. Here Comes Honey Boo Boo is a car crash, and everybody rubber-necks at a car crash, right? It’s human nature. Yes, except that … You can say no to visual exploitation. You can say no to TLC. And you can say no to Honey Boo Boo Child. Somebody has to.”

~Eowyn

Obama thinks eating dogs is funny

At the White House correspondents dinner love-fest last Saturday night, not only did he make birthers and his still concealed birth certificate into a butt of jokes, Obama also joked about eating dogs.

MSN reports, April 30, 2012, that dog-eating jokes were “the main course” at press dinner.

For example, the evening’s host Jimmy Kimmel cracked: “Last week we learned that the president’s two favorite steaks are rib eye and seeing eye.”

Then Obama touched on Sarah Palin’s recent hosting of “Today” to segue into this line:

“What’s the difference between a hockey mom and a pit bull? A pit bull is delicious.”

He’s so narcissistically arrogant, he either doesn’t know how repugnant dog-eating is to Americans or he simply doesn’t care. That joke was a “F-You” to the American people.

And to those on the Left who say “it’s just a joke!” –

Sure. I’ll believe it when I see someone joke about killing Trayvon Martin at the White House correspondents dinner.

How about it, Obama? Where’s your sense of humor, um?

~Eowyn

You know the honeymoon is over when the comedians start.

The liberals are asking us to give Obama time. We agree…25 to life would be appropriate.
Jay Leno

America needs Obamacare like Nancy Pelosi needs a Halloween mask.
–Jay Leno
Q: Have you heard about McDonald’s‘ new Obama Value Meal?
A: Order anything you like and the guy behind you has to pay for it.
Conan O’Brien
Q: What does Barack Obama call lunch with a convicted felon?
A: A fund raiser.
–Jay Leno

Q: What’s the difference between Obama’s cabinet and a penitentiary?
A: One is filled with tax evaders, blackmailers, and threats to society. The other is for housing
prisoners.
David Letterman
Q: If Nancy Pelosi and Obama were on a boat in the middle of the ocean and it started to sink, who would be saved?
A: America!
Jimmy Fallon

Q: What’s the difference between Obama and his dog, Bo?
A: Bo has papers.
Jimmy Kimmel

Q: What was the most positive result of the “Cash for Clunkers” program?
A: It took 95% of the Obama bumper stickers off the road.
–David Letterman

~Steve~                                  H/T  Miss Jean

Bored Americans inhale cinnamon for kicks

Are Americans so bored that, in addition to booze, marijuana, meth, cocaine, glue-sniffing, “whip-its” (the nitrous oxide “poppers” that sent Demi Moore to ER), they’re now endangering their lives by swallowing cinnamon?

Yes, cinnamon!

It’s not just kids and young people doing it. Even the idiotic Illinois Governor Pat Quinn, a Democrat, did it.

Pat Quinn

Nancy Keates reports for the Wall St. Journal, March 19, 2012:

The governor of Illinois did it live on a radio show. Two NBA players were chastised for videotaping it. A school in Pennsylvania banned open-top boots because of it.

What is it? Swallowing cinnamon.

The so-called cinnamon challenge—a dare to swallow a spoonful of cinnamon without water—has gone viral and beyond. Though the challenge has been around for years, its popularity has spiked recently, to the amusement—or puzzlement—of many.

Some 30,000 videos tagged “cinnamon challenge” have been uploaded on to YouTube. The most popular, with almost nine million views, was uploaded last month; it shows a woman with big earrings slurping a pile of brown powder from a soup ladle and immediately, dramatically, spitting it out. A fit of coughing follows.

The difficulty is that the spice doesn’t break down very fast and can get stuck in the throat, causing gagging and even vomiting. Doctors say this can be dangerous because the cinnamon can prevent air from reaching the lungs. “It is an obvious choking hazard and there is a risk of inhaling the dust. This certainly is not advisable,” says a spokesman from the Food and Drug Administration.

Dr. Jeffrey Cain, president-elect for the American Academy of Family Physicians, says the cinnamon itself isn’t dangerous—but inflammation of the lungs is a real possibility. That, and being laughed at, he says.

As a result, schools from Alabama to Guam are warning parents and staff about the potential dangers of swallowing so much cinnamon at once. “The kids all know about this from the Internet but the parents have no idea,” says Arthur Williams, principal at Huron High School in Ann Arbor, Mich., who emailed parents after a student was recently hospitalized for 4½ days because of lung trouble after trying the challenge.

Pottstown Middle School in Pottstown, Pa., which has had three reported incidents of students taking the cinnamon challenge on campus since January, caught a student trying to smuggle a vial of cinnamon into school in a pair of boots. The school subsequently put a ban “open-top boots,” also intended to stop cellphone smuggling.

“Young people looking for an exciting challenge that could lead to danger is an age-old problem,” says John Armato, 64, community relations director for the Pottstown School District. “It just spreads faster now.”

It isn’t just kids who are doing it. Adults, too, often attract attention inhaling cinnamon.

“He’s unbelievable. I don’t believe what he just did. The Governor, I bow before you,” shouted Jonathon Brandmeier, host of WGN-AM radio in Chicago in February, after [Democrat] Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn swallowed cinnamon on air. Mr. Quinn casually raised the spoon to his mouth, ate the cinnamon and then took a big swig of bottled water without a twitch. He then recited a line he often uses: “The will of the people. The law of the land.”

A spokesperson for the governor says he was taken by surprise when asked to attempt the challenge.

Some do it to raise their online presence. “I wanted the views. I have to do things like torture myself to keep people watching,” says Colleen Ballinger, a 25-year-old comedian whose stage name is Miranda Sings, about her decision to upload her cinnamon challenge attempt. Ms. Ballinger makes money from a percentage of advertising on her YouTube videos. She has 90,000 subscribers to her YouTube channels and a total of 22 million views on her videos.

A few weeks ago, hundreds of fans started asking her to take the cinnamon challenge, she says. Others advised against it.

Ms. Ballinger did it anyway. “I thought everyone was being dramatic. But you really do feel like you’re suffocating,” she says. Her video garnered 70,000 views after one week of posting it.

A video uploaded last fall by Washington Wizards players—guard Nick Young and center JaVale McGee—doing the cinnamon challenge was rebroadcast on ABC’s “Good Morning America” as an example of what players were doing during the NBA lockout. The action begins with a close-up of teaspoonfuls of cinnamon and ends with Mr. McGee spitting it out and doubling over.

“The biggest thing is they’re not young players anymore. So they have to show the discipline, maturity, not only on the floor but off the floor,” Flip Saunders, the team coach at the time, told reporters at a news conference about the video. A team spokesman declined to comment. A representative for Mr. Young declined to comment, and a representative for Mr. McGee didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.

Chuck Conry says he tried it because he also didn’t think it could be as bad as everyone made it out to be. The 29-year-old caregiver and online film reviewer from Beech Grove, Tenn., who doesn’t even like cinnamon, describes the experience as similar to “putting a big pile of dirt into your mouth, but with a burn to it.” Once he started filming it, “there was no way I was going to spit it out.”

Twitter users offer themselves up as candidates to try the cinnamon challenge on the condition that they get a certain number of “RT”s or “retweets” by other Twitter users—a method of spreading a message more widely that can have the effect of gaining the original Tweeter more followers and earning them online recognition.

The number of times “cinnamon challenge” was mentioned on Twitter went from fewer than 20 per day before December to around 1,000 per day, according to Topsy Labs, a social-media analytics firm in San Francisco. Then it started to really pick up, peaking at just under 70,000 mentions on Jan. 23.

Cinnamon videos continue to roll in. Many of the videos uploaded on YouTube in the past couple of months are from several years ago.

Helping fuel the fire is a Feb. 28 skit on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” getting attention online. Set up as a riff on the Academy Awards. Mr. Kimmel announced a new category: “Achievement in Cinnamontography” and showed three popular cinnamon challenge videos that were on YouTube.

~Eowyn