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Don't Be Sucked in by Obama and Hanks Infomercial

Tom Hanks continues to support broken presidents with his mega money.

Tom Hanks used to make money off me every time he released another one of his blockbuster movies. How can you not be affected by one of his movies? Just this week we again were encouraged by "Forrest Gump." His other memorable movies such as "Saving Private Ryan," "The Da Vinci Code" and of course "The Green Mile" always make coffee afterwards lively, as we discuss the inner meaning of his work.

Yet, I have decided I will no longer supply Tom Hanks with one more penny of my labored hour's income. Not because of his subject matter or that his movies have become lackluster, no, I choose not to supply Mr. Hanks with income because of his political choices.  

I made my mind up after I learned that Hanks was one of the top contributors to the Clinton Legal Fund during the Lewinsky sex scandal. Hanks supported Clinton in his attempt to slander Monica. His egotistical lies to the American people were being supported by Hanks. His inability to control his sexual sicknesses and later, the costly monkey show, was funded by none other than Tom Hanks. Hank’s money came from my support of his film work. Hanks will never get another dime from me. I have not paid to see another one of his movies in the theater. I have never bought another one of his movies at the store and I will not buy a sound track from any of his movies. It is a small stand but a stand, none the less.

Why? My children learned the words “Oral Sex” during a Friday Night Family Hour when the news station broke in to our weekly popcorn and TV viewing time with the latest, "Have to Know" report about our president's sexual sickness. You have to question why a person would give money to a man at this level to help him continue his lies and sickness. Tough Friendship? Tough Love would have been a better choice in my view.

Sure, give money to pay for his mental treatment but not to pay for his legal defense in what was and still is a sinful stain on America, our White House, and our children's first view of leadership. Once again, Hanks is back at it supporting a president who is trying to rewrite his presidency with a 17-minute infomercial.  

“Obama's team is calling it a documentary. I don't think so. It's an infomercial," Romney told a crowd in Jackson, Mississippi, according to a CNN report. "I have some suggestions for the president and for the (film's) producer. ... Talk to the 24 million Americans who are out of work or underemployed in this country,” was the Republican leader’s comments about the infomercial. It is hoped that it will gather up a ground swell that Obama had during his first run for presidency. Hanks voice can be heard persuasively making a case for the president to be reelected. We are asked to believe that these three years should not count against him because it has been a tough go for him! Maybe Obama should channel Lincoln or Washington! We are asked to look at the little good he did as a reason to continue with this troubled president and not to judge him on his present day reality. It is sad that he used the dynamic training and personal sacrifice of Seal Team 6 as the shinning moment of his failed presidency.

So I ask you, what type of mind does it take to once again support a failing and flawed man that has devastated our country? I have not spoken to anyone that has not said to me that they have not been personally touched by Obama's lack of leadership skills. Everyone I know has lost value in their homes, retirement funds or knows someone out of a job. Even more worrisome is when I hear about the emotional toll it is taking on marriages and families.    

Change? I believe this man did come to office with a set of plans to change our country. I believe he has succeeded in changing our country. I believe he is not finished in his plan for our country to become the greatest socialist country on the face of the earth. This is CHANGE we can do without!

The infomercial is directed by an awarding winning director. The music and scenes are indeed powerful. Many weak minds will be taken in by the persuasive production as we tend to be with movies but most will see right through this attempt to color coat the reality of what we are living in, HIS PRESIDENCY. I will give you that the left over from Bush waded into his first year but how long will you allow a football coach to continue to ruin your program with a selfish cry of, “I am still working with the problems of the past coach!”  Each following year a new coach is able to put forth HIS efforts and his ideas and his team and so to with this president.  

Obama’s only hope of being re-elected is to have the country blindly believe that our present day situation is okay, not good, not great, not even better just okay. Reports of any gain is enough for Obama supporters to cheer that we are on the mend. Only weak people can not change their position. Many voters will again vote for Obama, for not to do so will be admitting they have made a mistake and few are emotionally mature enough to admit a mistake.

Millions without jobs. Millions more have stopped searching and are left in ruin.  Millions have lost their homes. Millions more homes are being held off from being dumped onto the market in an attempt to keep the dreadful numbers from crashing the economy even further into hell. Every American has lost their most valuable asset, the equity in their homes. Yet, until you try to sell your home you are not aware of just how much the Obama presidency has damaged you and your future.  

Some will say we are on the mend because the stock market is growing but it only takes an economics student to show you that businesses are doing better because they have FIRED their employees which lowers their cost which raised their stock values! No jobs, loss of home values, loss of homes, families divorcing under the strain. Nest eggs gone. No money for college. Food prices ranging higher and higher. Gas prices at a HISTORICAL high. “GIVE THEM AN INFOMERCIAL!” they conspire.    

So back to Hanks. When his movies happen to come on the television, I enjoy them.  Yet, now I just ask myself, "How can one so talented as Tom Hanks be so  S T U P I D!"  Why is it that those in Hollywood making an enormous amount of money feel the need to help those harming others? I believe it is because they can garner ego boasting photos of themselves standing next to a presidents and love to regal partygoers with tales of their stays in the Lincoln Bedroom. Would not his time and money be better spent helping those that Obama has hurt?  

So when you see the infomercial, remember to not be swayed by the production quality, powerful words, and intense music. It is only an attempt to have you forget our real problems and to rewrite history. If you feel yourself getting sucked in by the award winning talent’s work simply get in your car, drive out your neighborhood, pass the many foreclosed and short selling homes, head up to the corner service station, and take a look at reality! Gas price will remind you of why they needed the infomercial to romantically transport their past voters back into their glory days again. Times Up!  EDUCATE YOURSELF AND VOTE!

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rhelm March 13, 2012 at 05:35 PM
a complete wacko....but nutty. Thanks for sharing your pompous rhetoric. Good job Dacula Patch
GregRodgers March 13, 2012 at 05:40 PM
As for those Republicans in the race....don't like any of them. Newt...liar. Gas at $2.50...really. These guys say anything for a vote. I also will not forget how arrogant he was as a leader. Morals. He has none. I will say this. He is right about Romney. He is a robber baron. Mitt...He is a liberal in disgiuse. He cannot distance himself from Obama's Healthcare plan. 10k bets? I also worked for his company Damon Labs. Haven't heard of it. Well the lab committed Medicare Fraud to the tune of 119mill in fines. Mitt an Bain sold the company. We all lost our jobs. He collected 500k from the sale. So ...ahhh no! Santorum...is it me or is this guy walking around with screws loose. One day he makes sense then next day he is calling Obama an elitest because Obama thinks we should all get a college education? Really..?? Isn't that what we preach in this country? Paul... While he makes many good points...you cannot take this guy a serious contender for anything. Add all of these gentlemen together along with the Republican points that Grant made and I am completely turned off by the Republican party. Btw...Republicans have been almost as spendthrift as the Democrats over the past 10yrs so its hard to tell if there is really a conservative party anymore.
Cynthia Montgomery March 13, 2012 at 08:39 PM
Hey! Mr R thanks for noticing! I don't take my self to seriously, life it too short for that! I laugh each day as I am married to a wonderful story teller but he is also a numbers guy & that alone keeps me into facts & figures about politics. As I have said so many times in the PATCH, "All are flawed" myself included. Maybe it is due to the nature of my business but I am daily reminded of what is happening in our country. I think OBAMA really wanted to come in and do well. I think if that had happened we would have finally turned the corner on race issues in our country. For me, that is sad because we need to be thinking of WE THE PEOPLE not WE THE black white, female male, muslim, christian straight or gay. Even though he was not my choice, I was looking forward to his term healing some race wounds in our country. I believe he has quieted some racist but also raised other issues with in our country. I wish him well in the future but I do not feel our country can continue on with him as a leader. We need a new direction. We need new ideas. We need new visions. I thank him for his time but I also ask him to realize that our country is hurting. Our country is in pain. Our country is in moral decay. Our country deserves new leadership, not a perfect man but a man or woman with a new vision to move us out or this sinking bottomless pit. He said, IT IS TIME FOR CHANGE! I believe we again need change at the top. I respect his effort but it has not been enough.
Sean O'Keefe March 14, 2012 at 02:03 AM
It was actually Newt who tried to run Clinton up the flagpole over his proclivities while he was involved with his own hanky panky. I guess if you marry her after the hanky panky all is forgiven. :) I do agree that Obama has not been a good leader although as a moderate republican I did hope he would shine some transparency on the corrupt organization we call Congress... Bush only added to it. Obama also had a great opportunity to follow FDR's lead and use a well organized stimulas plan to rebuild our infrastructure and build a pipeline for renewable energy... He didn't. His stimulas was porked filled by our corrupt congress. I have to say Im hoping to get Romney into office and see if he can be a true leader as he proclaims to be in the business world. Hopefully he wont cowtow to the evangelical right or the tea party... Here is to hoping for change!
R++ One of the Famous Dacula Crew March 14, 2012 at 02:04 AM
But in all fairness, she probably knows what the definition of "is" is...
Cynthia Montgomery March 14, 2012 at 11:14 AM
SOK, I am in the same ring as you seem to be. I have long ago given up on finding a solid man to lead our country. All Are Flawed; D & R & L. It is strange. Most comments on Paul are that he has some great ideas but is crazy. I wonder if Paul Revere was cut from that same cloth? Could the Founding Fathers get elected today or would they be crazy? I wonder if old Abe himself could be elected? There are no fiscal conservatives left in either party. The R's are the party of big spenders, and the D's are the party of bigger spenders. The Tea Party is like first digital watches of the 70's, new & exciting but not proven yet. I do hope that party will be a saving grace to the country yet, even they could not break the gridlock in Congress. After Kennedy's & Clinton's repugnant well documented affairs, I no longer consider personal sexual flaws as a reason NOT to vote for a man. I believe in the PZS (Power Zipper Syndrome). Once a man reaches a certain level of power, his zipper will either stay up or be his downfall. For the life of me, I can not understand how anyone would trade their place in the history books with PZS. I would think the D & most of the 20% swing voters would also like Romney because of his past healthcare plan. Religion now days is just a check off, like a pretty wife & family dog. Thanks for your comments as they were fair, well thought out, & enlightening.Great minds talk about ideas small minds talk about people. I too need a change this time around!
Floyd Akridge March 14, 2012 at 05:39 PM
Grant...the WSJ released a new set of polling data in today's edition that shows a real turn with respect to making employers pay for birth control. It still has a larger percentage of favor but it has shrunk dramatically to where it is almost a tie. Furthermore, when it comes to forcing contraception on those employers who have a legimate religious objection men poll in opposition and women are tied 40-40. Even more...when it comes to forcing the morning after pill on those employers who have a religious objection both groups are well opposed. Let the Left push this one all they want. ObamaCare hits the SC in a month and then everyone gets all the reminders of Obama and his communisum.
Floyd Akridge March 14, 2012 at 05:48 PM
Greg...I'm sorry but your analysis of the economics of the past decade is lacking. (note: may I suggest everyone subscribe to the Atlanta Fed's quarterly magazine. It's well written and tackles real economics...and it's free). Greg..the WSJ had a good editoral on how much profit big oil companies made versus how much taxes they paid. Exxon, for instance, actually paid about 10 billion more in taxes than it made domestically. In fact, big oil companies paid about 15% of all corporate taxes paid...MORE THAN ANY OTHER INDUSTRY. Greg...no one FORCED someone to buy a house at inflated prices...there's something called duedillligence. Anyone with a 8th grade understanding of economics and market forces could see the housing bubble. Obama has done one thing that has just sucked the life out of the economy...MASSIVE DEBT. Think of a swimming pool full of water. Now suck about 1/3rd of the water out. Wanna dive in it? Every dollar of debt that is bought is one dollar not accessable to businesses for startup, expansion, etc...Obama has sucked 5 trillion dollars out of potential business investment. That alone has been his biggest failure. He's caused more job loss AFTER the end of the recession than can really be fully calculated. Of course...he had NO experience when he was elected so can we really be surprised?
Tammy Osier March 18, 2012 at 05:01 PM
I've often wonered why it is that those high in government are so afraid of environmentalists that they get scared away from drilling here? Money and contributions, I'm sure. We know the democrats have been bought off by them, but what's the deal with Republicans as well? I think Bush was just afraid of democrats - lol. The first man or woman who runs for high office that says they will do everything in their power to get us off of dependence to middle east oil has my vote.
Brian Crawford March 28, 2012 at 08:29 PM
President Obama appreciates your vote.
Cynthia Montgomery March 28, 2012 at 10:32 PM
Gas at $5 a gallon IS the OB's plan for getting us off the middle east. SURE OB! Can you not come up with any other idea than to just RAISE THE PRICE higher and higher? Even his press secretary said that it is OB's goal to get our prices in line with Europe pricing. OK so they have $6 a gallon......how is that getting them of the middle east? We need to drill and he know it and that is why he is ONCE AGAIN siding with the Republicans on the pipe line down the middle of the country. This guy wants to be a Republican SO MUCH! He got in saying one thing to his worshipers and now after seeing the reality of being a leader sounds more and more like a Republican everyday!!!! Watch for his lack of leadership in the IRAN hot issue in the next 60 days!
Grant March 29, 2012 at 01:12 PM
Cynthia? Really? It's almost like you have no idea what you are even talking about. Gas is a commodity traded on a global market and pricing is set based on economic factors. No president controls gas prices and no sitting president wants higher gas prices especially in an election year. I know you like to blame O for "everything" but he doesnt have a magic button to control oil futures. As for the Keystone Pipeline... You do understand that no one on planet earth who actually understands it's purpose has said it will lower gas prices right? The entire reason for the pipeline is to allow Canadian tar sand oil producers better access to transportation so they can make a LARGER profit on the oil they sell by competing on a global market. It would actually raise prices at the pump for folks in the midwest Read a book or pick up a newspaper once in a while lest you appear woefully uninformed. There are plenty of real issues to call Obama out on , no need to get all in a tizzy over invented ones
Cynthia Montgomery March 29, 2012 at 01:30 PM
SILLY GRANT, How you do go on..and on..and on. Get your head out of that lbook, & pay attentions to what your king is saying! I suggest you stop rewording & paraphrasing every stupid thing ob says. Look at the reality of what is happening to this country. Let me ask you a really hard question...If Bush were dealing with highest unemployment in history, so high that the record keepers just decided to quit counting some who had been without job for years, and the number of foreclosures were at an all time high...so high that the interest rates were taken to an historical all time low(which does not matter because few have the confidence to take on a bill in this economy) & GAS prices were at the highest the had ever been in our entire countries history-would you blame BUSH? Now don't lie little one...YOU DID & will again if the wise old elephants get back into Washington. Even with a democratic congress, ob has been a HUGE failure.....How can you not see what is before your very own eyes? I have come to the conclusion that democrats are called dumbocrats for very good reasons, they lack the ability to see the truth. Sorry Grant, but it is you sir that need to put down your liberal reading material and join the rest of the world as we are facing the above issues and we know who is in office sitting on his hinney and thinking WHAT HAPPENED? Without experience, those with little leadership will and do fail!! Problem is, this ob of yours if crushing an entire country.
Grant March 29, 2012 at 02:31 PM
Cynthia, I'm not a liberal not have I ever been . Simply calling you out on misinformation as if indeed we are to discuss the issues facing our country we need to deal in the currency of facts . Specifically , as noted previously , the facts that NO president t controls gas prices and the Keystone pipeline will have no real positive effect on domestic gas prices either. If you care to dispute these facts or clarify your mistaken assertions to the contrary please do so . I'm of the opinion that you have realized the indefensible nature of your original comments and have attempted to change the subject AND denigrate me as a "liberal".. Weaksauce on both counts
Sean O'Keefe March 29, 2012 at 02:56 PM
Cynthia, Remember first I am a moderate republican... but it was actually republicans who stirred the pot in regards to birth control being covered by Obamacare. Pres. Obama didnt change the subject.
Cynthia Montgomery March 29, 2012 at 03:17 PM
Grant, First, I must give a heartfelt apology for putting you in the liberal class, please accept my sincere apology! Today it is hard to determine the difference between a liberal of the 1960 and a republican of the current age. It seems what was once a staunch democrat or middle of the road liberal can very easily be mistaken for a middle of the road republican of today. For today the republicans are the party of big spenders and the democrats are the party of the bigger spenders! I stand by my former statements and as I have said too many time before, "I can list and qoite and site any number of works to uphold my opinions and it will never matter because a liberal will only hear what he want to hear no matter the weight against him. I E Brain Crawford! I do ask you to research the Bush, Clinton, and Reagan years as to the price of gasoline and how each president handled their problems with leaders of the oil rich countries. Or you could simply research how Carter, with his same lack of ability to lead as ob, did a poor job of handling the oil crises! You are correct in stating the being a "liberal" is indeed a denigrating title to wear!
Grant March 29, 2012 at 03:50 PM
So you got nothing? Yeah , easier to dodge and obfuscate than to admit ignorance. Well done ! FWIW as the republican party goes further away from the whole "smaller less intrusive government" ideal and closer to a Christian Theocracy the further they move from me . I'd vote for the liberealiest libby love child of Obama and Hillary before I'd ever cast a vote for that vile hateful bigot Santorum..
Eleanor March 29, 2012 at 06:44 PM
This is where our political system is these days. You won't see movies because the actor supports a Democrat? Really? You've never spoken to anyone who supports Obama? Ever? It's a shame, for you and your children, that the world you've chosen to live in is so narrow. I know people with a wide range of political viewpoints and find that it makes me a better and more critical thinker than spending my time in a tiny hole surrounded only by people like me.
Cynthia Montgomery March 29, 2012 at 06:57 PM
Sorry to burst your bubble Eleanor, but I have family members and quite dear friends that support ob! I can only hope they will one day see the error of their ways but until then we, "AGREE TO DISAGREE!" I Love them and they love me. We each come from a different place so of course we have different opinions on everything including politics. My world is wide open and full of all nationalities, religions, and colors. I respect them all yet, I still am entitle to my opinions as you are to yours! Thank you for joining the conservation Eleanor! "TIny hole," sorry that does not even begin to describe me!
rhelm March 29, 2012 at 07:41 PM
I wonder if you talk to these so called friends and family of yours with the same amount of disdain and contempt.….those ‘uneducated’ ‘idiot’ Obama supporting ‘dumbocrats’ that they might be. Doubt it.
Cynthia Montgomery March 29, 2012 at 10:57 PM
MR. R, I simple engage the saying, "forgive them Lord, for they know not what they do." when I come across a persons of your obvious, or maybe not so obvious, hatred of a fellow citizen. It is a beautiful spring day outside, won't you join me for a walk around the block to say a cheerful hello to everyone instead of just being a HATER" as the kids say! I guess it is hard to imagine that a person can have a opinion and also friends. I believe only those who pay attention to what is happening to our country are as worried as I am about our future. What about you, do you think the past 3 years have been a shinning example of all that is best about America? No? Well, neither do I. But instead of just posting hateful comments, I am working to change my little corner of the world. How about YO U? And Yes I think anyone that want gas to be $6 a gallon is a dumbocrat or lets call it what it really is just plain D U M B!
Cynthia Montgomery March 29, 2012 at 11:04 PM
Grant, Sounds like you have been smoking something from the liberal rags again! If you want to pay for your daughters birth control pills, more power to you! If you want to ensure every man over 65 can resume his pleasure trips that age naturally took away, buy paying for all those little blue pills, more power to you. I for one do not want inside anyone's bedroom, NOR do I want them to tell me I have to Pay for their sexual lifestyles through higher insurance cost. Say It's Not So Joe! But ob does want me to pay for all the single ladies birth control pills and all the grumpy old men's pepper pills! CAN'T we all just be friends! LOL
rhelm March 30, 2012 at 11:43 AM
you need help...I'd suggest increasing your meds.
Grant March 30, 2012 at 12:08 PM
Cynthia, So still nothing on the specific points I mentioned? Now we're on to birth control care? Do you just spout random right wing talking points like a robot? No one in the history of EVER has asked you to pay for their birth control, Cynthia. Perform some mitosis in that lump on the end of your neck. It's difficult to have an intelligent discussion with someone so ignorant of the facts of the issue.The deal is that insurance companies cover prescription medicines ,that's why we have insurance.For some folks that means blood pressure meds,for others it's weiner pills and others it's female hormone pills. Since you "brought up" ED drugs , isnt it interesting that those are covered ? What to do thing folks do with that thing once they wake it up? Interestingly, the insurance companies are happy to cover birth control, it's much cheaper than covering prenatal /childbirth/ well baby care aka the result of "sexual lifestyles" . You do understand how that works dont you ? By the way my wife recently had a hysterectomy , did someone ask you to pay for that?I can assure you it cost WAY more than BC pills would have .
Cynthia Montgomery March 30, 2012 at 03:41 PM
Grant Love your use of puns, after all, humor is a sign of intelligence. I fear I may be raising your blood pressure higher & higher & we both know that is not what you need. So to help you understand why I no longer paste websites on "my opinions" I can say that when I first started blogging I did site for my readers. But how can one site for your own opinions? Yet, no matter how many I gave, the closed minded readers ( mostly liberals & demos) just could not wrap their head around it, if I sited a place that agreed with me or my opinion, "That is not a real site," or "That is from the right," & my favorite, "That is from a small paper!" was heard! I will not do their homework for them. Now, I simply challenge you to find your own references that supports your challenge to any of my statements. But I will say that no matter how rude you become, I will still answer your comments because I was taught to be kind to everyone in life, no matter their position or situation in life. I feel if you are smart enough to put together 15 sentences than you are smart enough to GOOGLE any topic you find offensive from my view point. And after all, I write and you read. I make a statement and you make a reply. As for obcare, I am holding until the Supreme Court makes their decision. Is it worth our "tit for tat?" The court is split 4-4-1. He does not understand how this country was founded & so many of his followers do not either. We are a country with a constitution, remember that.
Cynthia Montgomery March 30, 2012 at 03:49 PM
Mr R. I see from your comments that you also believe in, "Better Living Through Chemistry!! as the medical professionals in my family tout! Your comments are always so mean spirited and off topic. You remind me of a sad little girl I once knew. She never had a leg to stand on so she stood on pure hateful meanness. May I kindly suggest you quickly take your own advice and come back with at least a prepared thought on the topic. Good Luck with that and I wish you a nice day free of stress and anger. It is spring break so I am sure your life is already looking up!
rhelm March 30, 2012 at 03:54 PM
So I guess we're not going to take that walk around the block? me sad......and you're still a nutty loon.
Grant March 30, 2012 at 04:09 PM
Cynthia , I take no issue with your opinions, nutty as some of them seem to be. You can spout unfounded nonsense as you like under the guise of opinion and most people will realize you're little more that loud and uninformed and either chuckle softly or point and laugh . I do take issue when you puke stupid and call it fact. It's pointless to rail against issues when you dont have an understanding of the facts. For years the left had the whole "Blame Bush for everything" mantra going and we called them out on it . Surely if we believe ourselves to be wiser we can be smart enough to deal in reality as opposed to shrieking and pointing fingers at Obama or some other spectral "wrongdoer" ... there are plenty of real issue to deal with , invented outrage on non issues is pointless and takes one's eye off the ball . I dont expect you to do my homework , but if you intend to appear informed and intelligent it's imperative that you do YOURS!
Cynthia Montgomery March 30, 2012 at 04:32 PM
R. Enjoyed the walk, sat and chatted with one neighbor, gave an opinion on another's question about what color to paint her kitchen, waved at those neighbors passing by, got invited to a party, spoke to the teens, played with the dogs and walked back home! WOW I really do live a great life and that just really gets under the skin of so many. Men for so long have had all the control and now it has just made most of then AWM. Angry White Men! There it is, the older they get the madder they get! If you don't believe me just reread the above two post. I am so glad I am not married to either of those "gentlemen" but, I worry about their brow beaten other halves, I am sure their better halves. Guys, the topic was Hanks and Obama and there were links to prove my thoughts! Sorry you missed them as AWM will do. You just dwindle a conservation down to name calling. Unless you can bring something other than male bullying and name calling to this stream then go spit in the mirror. I know that guy WILL try to spit back! Have a nice day, my neighbor just ran the bell, what? lunch on the patio.....mmmmm..YES sounds wonderful!! TA TA AWM!
Grant March 30, 2012 at 05:03 PM
Cynthia wrote "Grant, AT UGA, in Public Relations 578, we were taught this simple rule if your client was wrong, didn't have a leg to stand on or had done something unpopular, CHANGE THE SUBJECT!!" Apparently you did learn something ...

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