Obamateurism of the Day

posted at 8:05 am on February 9, 2012 by Ed Morrissey

Barack Obama has had a busy couple of weeks as a preacher man.  He started off by assuring us that he was channeling Jesus Christ by demanding that we render more unto Caesar.  Now the question has become … who would Jesus abort? As Kathryn Jean Lopez reports, though, it’s not exactly a new question.  Back in October, Abortion Jesus bragged about forcing insurers to give contraception at no cost to those who wanted it:

THE PRESIDENT: … Insurance companies can’t drop your coverage for no good reason.  They won’t be able to deny your coverage because of preexisting conditions.  Think about what that means for families all across America.  Think about what it means for women.

AUDIENCE MEMBER:  Birth control –

THE PRESIDENT:  Absolutely.  You’re stealing my line.  (Applause.)  Breast cancer, cervical cancer are no longer preexisting conditions.  No longer can insurance companies discriminate against women just because you guys are the ones who have to give birth.  (Laughter.)

AUDIENCE MEMBER:  Darn right!

THE PRESIDENT:  Darn tooting.  (Laughter.)  They have to cover things like mammograms and contraception as preventive care, no more out-of-pocket costs.

Put aside the questions over religious exemptions for a moment, and marvel at the oddity of this proposition.  When Obama insists that contraception will be no-cost, he means no out of pocket expense for the person who plans to use it.  Everyone else in the insurance pool has to pay for it, of course, in what is the antithesis of risk-pool management.  Contraception gets used to cover high-risk personal behavior, the kind of activity for which insurers usually demand more financial contribution from risk-takers, not less.  Why should people not engaging in sexual behavior to avoid accidental procreation entirely subsidize those who do want to engage in sexual behavior without wanting a natural outcome of intercourse?  Insurers demand co-pays for all other prescriptions and procedures involving non-elective conditions, so why should voluntary sexual activity indemnify those involve from contributing to their own risk?

Obama doubled down on this by insisting that religious organizations had to comply with this mandate.  He did this in spite of warnings from his own Vice President, Joe Biden, and his chief of staff Bill Daley, both Catholics who knew how this edict would generate outrage.  Now the man he picked as the chair of the DNC after his election, Tim Kaine, has publicly criticized Obama’s decision and talked about the “grave concerns” over religious freedoms raised by his actions, and even Chris “Tingles” Matthews calls it “frightening”:

This is what happens when a President gets promiscuous with his power. Unfortunately for Obama, there will be no magic pill to get him out of trouble on this issue. He’d be better off aborting the mandate altogether — but in the end, one way or the other, Obama will be the one who ends up paying for his misconceptions.

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Pregnancy is not a disease that needs “preventative care”. It is a BLESSING!!

Sue Doenim on February 9, 2012 at 8:09 AM

This is the first step down that slippery slope. This has to be stopped or the next mandate could be even worse.

gophergirl on February 9, 2012 at 8:10 AM

We’ve got a president that uses phrases like “darn tooting”. I am depressed.

Tommy_G on February 9, 2012 at 8:10 AM

Now the question has become … what would Jesus abort?

Shouldn’t that be WHO would Jesus abort?

Not trying to be picky but abortion involves a child not a what.

Happy Nomad on February 9, 2012 at 8:10 AM

The idea of elective medication becoming covered by insurance is mind boggling to me. Maybe plastic surgery can be next.

TheHonorableJohnSchwartz on February 9, 2012 at 8:12 AM

We’ve got a president that uses phrases like “darn tooting”. I am depressed.

Tommy_G on February 9, 2012 at 8:10 AM

We’ve had three years of gross incompetence, massive spending, bad stewardship, and unrelenting socialism and “darn tooing” is what depresses you?

Happy Nomad on February 9, 2012 at 8:12 AM

Real Jesus: “If you love me, care for my sheep.…”

Abortion Jesus: “If you love me, abort thy keeyids....”

distinctions

ted c on February 9, 2012 at 8:13 AM

I hope President Downgrade doesn’t back down. I want ALL of his true positions to be known by everybody. For this issue and any/all others.

Sue Doenim on February 9, 2012 at 8:13 AM

Hey, Zantac isn’t cheap. When is my Dear Leader going to force everyone else to buy my pills?

Or is it only Democrat women that are too helpless to buy pills?

MNHawk on February 9, 2012 at 8:13 AM

Hear hear

Great piece

The lsm is more concerned about the right to use contraception than employers having to pay for it

Totally clueless just following the WH talking points

cmsinaz on February 9, 2012 at 8:14 AM

Pregnancy is not a disease or illness. And it’s 100% preventable because it’s a CHOICE. If it isn’t, a crime was committed.

Ergo, birth control and abortion pills are NOT legitimate parts of health insurance.

wildcat72 on February 9, 2012 at 8:14 AM

— but in the end, one way or the other, Obama will be the one who ends up paying for his misconceptions.

i see what you did there.

ted c on February 9, 2012 at 8:15 AM

He did this in spite of warnings from his own Vice President, Joe Biden, and his chief of staff Bill Daley, both Catholics who knew how this edict would generate outrage.

When I read this, especially for Biden, I had to make sure I read that right. Maybe Biden is a pseudo-spy for the right (he has a terrible habit of spilling the truth).

nobar on February 9, 2012 at 8:15 AM

Jesus is just a political tool for Obama

Grunt on February 9, 2012 at 8:15 AM

Unfortunately for Obama

Anything unfortunate for Obama is fortunate for us.

the_souse on February 9, 2012 at 8:16 AM

Ed you are a wicked wordsmith.

DanMan on February 9, 2012 at 8:16 AM

Mika did a total 180 on this issue

Spouting WH verbiage

cmsinaz on February 9, 2012 at 8:17 AM

Pregnancy is not a disease or illness. And it’s 100% preventable because it’s a CHOICE. If it isn’t, a crime was committed.

Ergo, birth control and abortion pills are NOT legitimate parts of health insurance.

wildcat72 on February 9, 2012 at 8:14 AM

And viagra, which is already covered most places, is?

Valisbourne on February 9, 2012 at 8:19 AM

I wouldn’t be surprised one bit if shankapottomus invoked the story of Abraham and Isaac in this kerfuffle as a means for the flock to follow God’s (er his) commands.

ted c on February 9, 2012 at 8:20 AM

Just because a guy, and his party, ignores the truth that there are consequences for utterly wrong behavior and wrong-headed policy, doesn’t mean that they don’t exist.

Justice delayed doesn’t mean that justice will be denied.

ted c on February 9, 2012 at 8:23 AM

Keep talking like this, Mr President.

Please.

TimBuk3 on February 9, 2012 at 8:23 AM

PbHo – reincarnated as a former member of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals… “how shall I rule today against the will of the people”.

VietVet_Dave on February 9, 2012 at 8:26 AM

Happy Nomad on February 9, 2012 at 8:12 AM

No, the whole Obama presidency depresses me. He acts very un-presidential. Whether it’s his Gangasta President stick or his dictatorial condensation or his just plain oafish baboonery. Am very tired of this man being the face of the US to the whole world. I long for the days (only about 3 years ago) when people in high office understood their position and acted accordingly.

Tommy_G on February 9, 2012 at 8:26 AM

This is what happens when a President gets promiscuous with his power.

Actually, I would say that he has gone off the deep end. As I mentioned in another thread, this nutcase resembles the Klaus Kinski character in Aguirre, Wrath of God.

MisterElephant on February 9, 2012 at 8:27 AM

In 2012 America needs to abort Obama.

Key West Reader on February 9, 2012 at 8:29 AM

Jesus is just a political tool for Obama

Grunt on February 9, 2012 at 8:15 AM

And God is not mocked.

/May the fleas of a thousand camels infest BO’s armpits.

Key West Reader on February 9, 2012 at 8:31 AM

Totally clueless just following the WH talking points

cmsinaz on February 9, 2012 at 8:14 AM

You’re hurting Barbara Boxer’s feelings cmsinaz.

Rovin on February 9, 2012 at 8:32 AM

The big winners and I mean big winners in this mandate are the makers of the contraceptives.With their products being “Free”production will have to triple.When their sales go thru the roof I’m buying stock.

docflash on February 9, 2012 at 8:34 AM

Mika did a total 180 on this issue

Spouting WH verbiage

cmsinaz on February 9, 2012 at 8:17 AM

I’m shocked. Shocked, I tell you.

Marcus on February 9, 2012 at 8:34 AM

It’s simply mind-boggling that the stated purpose of Obamacare was to lower skyrocketing health care costs, but the entirely foreseeable result of requiring insurers to pick up the tab for absolutely everything is to further increase the cost of health insurance and hence the cost to the insureds.

Of course, I’m all in favor of contraception for those whose offspring would become leeches on society, but why in the world should I have to pay for it? If someone is too poor to afford the cost of birth control (which is relatively minimal), they shouldn’t be engaging in sexual intercourse.

Dems are all about avoiding personal responsibility for anything and everything. All in the name of “social justice.” There’s nothing just about it.

Syzygy on February 9, 2012 at 8:35 AM

This is what happens when a President gets promiscuous with his power.

*applause*

Darn right!

Fallon on February 9, 2012 at 8:36 AM

Rovin, heh :)

cmsinaz on February 9, 2012 at 8:37 AM

This is what happens when a President gets promiscuous with his power. Unfortunately for Obama, there will be no magic pill to get him out of trouble on this issue. He’d be better off aborting the mandate altogether — but in the end, one way or the other, Obama will be the one who ends up paying for his misconceptions.

We’re talking about the ONLY Senator in the Illinois State Legislature that voted NOT TO GIVE medical treatment to little babies that survived a botched abortion.

THIS IS HIS ALTAR, this is where he bowed down to Baal first.

He will not give this up.

It’s at the core of his Darwinist Progressive Religion.

PappyD61 on February 9, 2012 at 8:40 AM

Barack Obama has had a busy couple of weeks as a preacher man. He started off by assuring us that he was channeling Jesus Christ by demanding that we render more unto Caesar. Now the question has become … who would Jesus abort? As Kathryn Jean Lopez reports, though, it’s not exactly a new question. Back in October, Abortion Jesus bragged about forcing insurers to give contraception at no cost to those who wanted it…

He’d be better off aborting the mandate altogether — but in the end, one way or the other, Obama will be the one who ends up paying for his misconceptions.

Preacher man? Channeling Christ? Abortion Jesus? (!!) Aborting the mandate? Paying for his misconceptions?

Holy cow, Ed, you’re on a roll!

Still working on my first cuppa, and with fingers too stiff to type, and Ed is firing off zingers like a machine gun already!

But this one is the kicker, a policy argument that cuts to the core of the issue and isn’t even related to religious freedom:

When Obama insists that contraception will be no-cost, he means no out of pocket expense for the person who plans to use it. Everyone else in the insurance pool has to pay for it, of course, in what is the antithesis of risk-pool management. Contraception gets used to cover high-risk personal behavior, the kind of activity for which insurers usually demand more financial contribution from risk-takers, not less. Why should people not engaging in sexual behavior to avoid accidental procreation entirely subsidize those who do want to engage in sexual behavior without wanting a natural outcome of intercourse?

Damned inspiring, Ed. I can’t wait to see what else you come up with today. I’ve got a meeting with a county councilman in a few minutes to try to find ways to deal with the county’s budget shortfalls and its exposure on its self-insurance plan. Tough when the council is 5 to 2 Demo, and it is their patronage playgrounds that are on the line. But I’ll go to the meeting with a little better attitude after reading this Obamateurism.

novaculus on February 9, 2012 at 8:41 AM

The big winners and I mean big winners in this mandate are the makers of the contraceptives.With their products being “Free”production will have to triple.When their sales go thru the roof I’m buying stock.

docflash on February 9, 2012 at 8:34 AM

You make a great point with the money angle doc, but I’m sure you meant you would buy the stock on the way up and not after it’s gone through the roof. Remember how much money was “invested” by the pharmaceuticals to the Democratic coffers before ObamaCare was enacted? It was a done deal long before public had any knowledge of the “transaction”.

Rovin on February 9, 2012 at 8:41 AM

Insurance companies Insert group of choice here ________________________________, can’t drop your coverage tell you what to do…for no good reason.

They won’t be able to deny your coverage because of preexisting conditions. Think about what that means for families all across America. Think about what it means for women.

First they came for Catholic hospitals, then they came for Methodist hospitals, then Baptist hospitals, then Catholic Churches (for hate speech), then Baptist churches, then…………then………

PappyD61 on February 9, 2012 at 8:43 AM

I dont understand why he choose to die on this mountain. My copay for medication is $10. Birth control is free all over the place. Doctors will give sample packs if asked. Obama is just plain arrogant and thinks everyone should live the way he dictates. Shut up and eat your peas. Get in the backseat.

ldbgcoleman on February 9, 2012 at 8:47 AM

Wow! If JugEars gets a warning from someone as intellectually capable and worldly as Vice-President Joe Biteme, and ignores it…
there’s no question he’s a darn tooting idiot!

KOOLAID2 on February 9, 2012 at 8:49 AM

Rovin on February 9, 2012 at 8:41 AM

Of course Im buying on the way up.You are spot on about the DNC and Obama being as big a winner in this deal as the pharmaceuticals.

docflash on February 9, 2012 at 8:53 AM

Senator Tom Coburn said on Morning Joe that free birth control pills are widely available already to anyone who can’t afford them through County Health Departments / Hospitals.

This is not about birth control. It is an assault on religious liberty.

Good column, Ed. Have fun at CPAC!

Naturally Curly on February 9, 2012 at 8:53 AM

And viagra, which is already covered most places, is?

Valisbourne on February 9, 2012 at 8:19 AM

Viagra cures erectile dysfunction . Note the word. It means something is not working that should work.

If you can’t understand the difference there, you are not thinking.

TheHonorableJohnSchwartz on February 9, 2012 at 8:54 AM

This is what happens when a President gets promiscuous with his power.

*applause*

Darn right tootin’!

Fallon on February 9, 2012 at 8:36 AM

FIFY : ))))))

herm2416 on February 9, 2012 at 8:55 AM

We’ve got a president that uses phrases like “darn tooting”. I am depressed.

Tommy_G on February 9, 2012 at 8:10 AM

You damn skippy!

Doughboy on February 9, 2012 at 8:55 AM

as more and more drugs become over the counter they are paid for not by insurance but by the buyers. this is not written about much, but i predict a rush of drugs to become “over the counter drugs” in need of no presription and part of no insurance.

zantac
pepcid
zrtec
morning after pill (in vending machines *&^$)
etc.

losarkos on February 9, 2012 at 9:01 AM

Think about what that means for families all across America.

It means we’ll pay more for other people’s elective stuff.

And it tramples the 1st Amendment. Think about what that means for families across America.

forest on February 9, 2012 at 9:05 AM

Let’s face it, they took a poll and figured out this one was a winner. Biden said, No. Kaine said, NO. Obama, the master political strategist said, YES.

I am so sick of hearing how smart this guy is and how great his political instincts are. Is there any way we can see his grade transcripts?

bflat879 on February 9, 2012 at 9:11 AM

Zero has picked a big war with the Catholic Church over this. He had to know their position and that they would stick with it. He must want to win this battle so the rest of his ambitious program can be done more easily. It’s what’s up next that I worry about with this guy.

Kissmygrits on February 9, 2012 at 9:15 AM

Pregnancy is not a disease that needs “preventative care”. It is a BLESSING!!

Sue Doenim on February 9, 2012 at 8:09 AM

First post bears repeating and could not have been said any better. This is just more evidence for the SCOTUS’s to rule against it, IMHO.

D-fusit on February 9, 2012 at 9:18 AM

Wellllll…we wouldn’t want to “punish” our daughters by forcing the have a child. You have to admit, Obammy is getting better at this job the longer he does it. /s

Wyznowski on February 9, 2012 at 9:20 AM

This is what happens when a President gets promiscuous with his power.

Or is this what happens when a President thinks he’s God?

lynncgb on February 9, 2012 at 9:29 AM

This is what happens when a President gets promiscuous with his power.
*applause*

Darn right!

Fallon on February 9, 2012 at 8:36 AM

Could we just drop a giant condom over his head and call it public protection?

Rovin on February 9, 2012 at 9:29 AM

THIS IS HIS ALTAR, this is where he bowed down to Baal first.

He will not give this up.

It’s at the core of his Darwinist Progressive Religion.

PappyD61 on February 9, 2012 at 8:40 AM

So very true Pappy, may this alter be a sacraficial one!

D-fusit on February 9, 2012 at 9:31 AM

Obamateurism of the Day – post of the year.

Nailed it Ed!

Oh, wait…we have a little under a year to go. Never mind, there will be more.

moo on February 9, 2012 at 9:33 AM

Zero has picked a big war with the Catholic Church over this. He had to know their position and that they would stick with it. He must want to win this battle so the rest of his ambitious program can be done more easily. It’s what’s up next that I worry about with this guy.

Hundreds of years of church doctrine?
In Obama’s mind, nothing a few speeches can’t fix.

moo on February 9, 2012 at 9:37 AM

I see what you did there, Ed. But I disagree that misconceptions is the correct term. Miscarriages, perhaps.

Freelancer on February 9, 2012 at 9:37 AM

Zero has picked a big war with the Catholic Church over this. He had to know their position and that they would stick with it. He must want to win this battle so the rest of his ambitious program can be done more easily. It’s what’s up next that I worry about with this guy.

Kissmygrits on February 9, 2012 at 9:15 AM

I fear your suspicions are warranted. There seems to be no edict that The Won considers to be above his pay grade.

lynncgb on February 9, 2012 at 9:38 AM

Rod Serling appreciates your final paragraph.

The Schaef on February 9, 2012 at 9:54 AM

Man, I never realized how sick I was….

I have this illness, where the hair on my head keeps getting longer and longer…every so often I need to visit a specialist to have it trimmed back. Where’s my insurance?

I also have this disease where if I don’t drink liquids, my throat gets all dry and scratchy, so I have to take this suplement periodically throughout to day to prevent that. Where’s my insurance to foot the bill?

It’s a bit of a dillemma, though, because I also have this condition — and this one’s a little embarrasing — where I’ve found that after drinking my liquid supplements, I often need to go relieve myself into this special device made of porcelain I have installed at my house. I wonder why insurance didn’t pay for that.

BlueCollarAstronaut on February 9, 2012 at 10:01 AM

First they came for Catholic hospitals, then they came for Methodist hospitals, then Baptist hospitals, then Catholic Churches (for hate speech), then Baptist churches, then…………then………

PappyD61 on February 9, 2012 at 8:43 AM

If he is victorious on this issue-forcing people and organizations to pay for forms of contraception they believe are morally wrong, we are heading down a very slippery slope.

Will the benevolent government next decide in order to control costs that we have to ration health care for the elderly? If we still don’t have enough money, will they decide to euthenize the elderly? Will people who don’t agree with this still be forced to pay for it?

This has to be brought out as a religious liberty issue-which is what it really is-not a contraception issue.

Most people favor the use of contraception-if this is hidden under a right to use contraception-Obama will win.

This must be exposed as forcing people to pay for things they believe are immoral.

talkingpoints on February 9, 2012 at 10:06 AM

This is the first step down that slippery slope. This has to be stopped or the next mandate could be even worse.

gophergirl on February 9, 2012 at 8:10 AM

“What’s next” is always more terrifying to me than “what’s now”. Not just the unknown, but the terrible inevitability of it…especially with this regime.

swinia sutki on February 9, 2012 at 10:09 AM

Hope he just doubles down. Every person of faith can see how dangerous this guy is regardless of your beliefs. He’s always critiqued the Constitution as being to limiting to the “rulers”. We’re seeing how he disregards it. All of these acts of his are unConstitutional yet he presists. Hey libs, if you allow a President to do this, guess what…your freedoms are next.

Christian Conservative on February 9, 2012 at 10:14 AM

gophergirl on February 9, 2012 at 8:10 AM

We are a 100 years and 100′s of steps down that slippery slope. This decision is just one of the logical extremes that result from progressive thinking.

chemman on February 9, 2012 at 10:15 AM

It’s still amazing to me how many Catholics fawned over this guy and helped elect him in 2008. Anyone with half a brain – and still willing to use it – could see even back then where this guy was going to take this issue. Galatians 6:7

climbnjump on February 9, 2012 at 10:15 AM

Darn tooting.

And we’re told Sarah Palin talks like a hayseed.

CurtZHP on February 9, 2012 at 10:24 AM

Shouldn’t that be WHO would Jesus abort?

Not trying to be picky but abortion involves a child not a what.

Happy Nomad on February 9, 2012 at 8:10 AM

Dunno – I think it would be nice if Jesus were to abort this mission Comrade Zero seems to be on…

affenhauer on February 9, 2012 at 10:24 AM

I am so sick of hearing how smart this guy is and how great his political instincts are. Is there any way we can see his grade transcripts?

bflat879 on February 9, 2012 at 9:11 AM

Why? He went to schools that practiced in the gentleman “B” concept so as not to hurt anyone’s chance to get into grad school. His transcripts will show reasonable grades.

My guess is that someone else took his tests to help him along. I was approached in the 76-78 time frame to become part of a test taking ring in a California University to help pre-med students. I would take their O-Chem exams at $75 bucks a pop. Turned it down since I don’t believe in cheating for others or for myself. As you can see these rings existed prior to his college/university attendance.

chemman on February 9, 2012 at 10:31 AM

It seems the farther left you are, the more important the issue of abortion is. I don’t think he’s backing down on this one.

newportmike on February 9, 2012 at 10:46 AM

I’ve got an exclamation for Obama next November: “Dash-blast the goldurn blankety-heck!”

stillings on February 9, 2012 at 10:58 AM

All the media is talking about back lash from Christians and Catholics about this issue. But not a word from or about muslim or islam on this issue! Is this a coverup? Shouldn’t this be an issue with them also?

boogieboy on February 9, 2012 at 11:16 AM

All the media is talking about back lash from Christians and Catholics about this issue. But not a word from or about muslim or islam on this issue! Is this a coverup? Shouldn’t this be an issue with them also?

boogieboy on February 9, 2012 at 11:16 AM

Muslims aren’t concerned about this because they’re exempt from Obamacare.

GGMac on February 9, 2012 at 11:32 AM

Jesus told me that everyone should have free abortions.

Tim_CA on February 9, 2012 at 11:55 AM

Having sex is a choice. Why the hell should I pay for someone to protect themselves because THEY decided to have sex?

That’s just stupid.

Hello Europe!!!! We’re sprinting to your wonderful way of life!!!!

Sponge on February 9, 2012 at 11:57 AM

KING PUTT: “They won’t be able to deny your coverage because of preexisting conditions….”

AUDIENCE MEMBER: “Birth control –”

KING PUTT: “Rooty tooty, you bet, rooma zoom zoooooooommmbah!”
_____________________________________________________________

Wait a minute… what pre-existing condition does birth control address? Fertility? The existence of a uterus? The absence of being castrated? The potential of being cursed with a fetus?

This is one sick idiot we got as president.

Let’s move!

GrassMudHorsey on February 9, 2012 at 11:58 AM

Reverand Obama: “Sometimes I just fall on my knees and thank Jesussss for pavin’ the way for ObamaCare! Tank ya’ Jesusssss!”

ObamaCare: From the cradel to the grave. Assuming you make it to the cradel and don’t end up in a waste dispoal container. And you might end up in the grave earlier than expected if the gub’mint decides you ain’t worth savin’.

Darn tootin’…

Mr_Magoo on February 9, 2012 at 12:05 PM

Could we just drop a giant condom over his head and call it public protection?

Rovin on February 9, 2012 at 9:29 AM

We have a much bigger problem than that. Republican voters can’t seem to get excited about any of our political candidates for more than a few moments. The condition is called electile dysfunction. Dr. Obama prescribes more government mandates, but it still hasn’t helped the GOP. Dr. Obama will continue with the treatments until the GOP is suitably aroused.

Gladtobehere on February 9, 2012 at 12:10 PM

He means well.

Who among you would punish Mary Magdeline with a..a child?

Except that liberals consider this a nonviable life form. And therefore an “it”.

I wish I could get press credentials.

I would enhance the dialectic by asking our philosopher king why, if he was so truly advanced, doesn’t he just stick his daughters with IUDs or oral sex performance demonstrations at age 10.

All the young guys would appreciate it.

IlikedAUH2O on February 9, 2012 at 12:22 PM

And no, I like his family, and we should leave them out of this.

IlikedAUH2O on February 9, 2012 at 12:24 PM

Keep pushing your mandatory birth control coverage, obozo. The more you push, the more the Catholic Church will push back, and the more people will see how destructive and controlling you are. This is one of the very few issues that is being covered by the LameStreamMedia and I, for one, am ecstatic to see it.

Xyz22 on February 9, 2012 at 12:50 PM

Sorry for the length…and if you can think of better presentation let me know:

B.O. Huff-n-Slough
Who’s your friend when things get rough
B.O. Huff-n-Slough
Can’t do a little, and he can’t do enough

Once upon a summertime
Just a dream from yesterday
A boy and his magic golden parachute
Heard a boat from off the bay
“Come and play with me Joey (the plumber)
Come and play with me
And I will take you on a trip
Far across the sea”

But the boat belonged to the kooky old RICH
Who had in their mind the parachute to snitch
From their Penthouse Rooms in the sky
They watched their plans materialize
They waved their hands
The beautiful boat was gone
The sky grew dark, the sea grew rough
The boat sailed on and on and on and on…

But Huff-n-Slough was watching too
And knew exactly what to do
He saw the Rich’s boat attack
And as the boy was fighting back
He called his Rescue Racer Crew (Bernake, Timmy G, and Eric holder too)
As often they’d rehearsed
And off to save the boy they flew
But who would get there first

But now the boy had washed ashore
Slough arrived to save the day
Which made the Rich so mad and sore
They shook their fist and screamed hey
And that’s why all the jobs went away

(Because of) B.O. Huff-n-Slough
Who’s your friend when things get rough
B.O. Huff-n-Slough
Can’t do a little, and he can’t do enough

RedLizard64 on February 9, 2012 at 1:01 PM

Whom the gods would destroy, they first make mad.

RebeccaH on February 9, 2012 at 1:49 PM

Pregnancy is not a disease that needs “preventative care”. It is a BLESSING!!

Sue Doenim on February 9, 2012 at 8:09 AM

That is your opinion. Nothing else.
It certainly shouldnt be law.

Shambhala on February 9, 2012 at 5:20 PM